Hazem Al-mandeel

Hazem Al-mandeel
King Saud University | KKUH · College of Medicine

MBBS, MSc

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Additional affiliations
February 2008 - present
King Saud University
Position
  • Chairman of Department

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Publications (30)
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Background: Metformin is commonly prescribed to manage polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), which is one of the most common endocrine disorders among women of childbearing age and is associated with high prevalence rates of depression and anxiety. Objective: This study's objective was to determine the impact of prescribed metformin on depression an...
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Phthalates have been used as plasticizers in numerous consumer applications and therefore, their metabolites have been detected in human urine worldwide. Despite concerns regarding their potential adverse health effects, few exposure assessments have been conducted among young populations in Middle Eastern countries. In this study, children (n = 10...
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Background: Cucumis sativus L. (cucumber), from the family Cucurbitaceae, is a therapeutic plant with various pharmacological benefits, broadly utilized as a part of complementary medicine (e.g., Unani, Ayurveda, Siddha, and Traditional Chinese). In light of past research discoveries, this plant had been chosen to consider its potential antibacter...
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Background The relation between grand multiparity (GMP) and the possible adverse pregnancy outcomes is not well identified. GMP (parity ≥5 births) frequently occurs in the Arab nations; therefore, this study aimed to identify the correlation between GMP and the different adverse maternal and neonatal outcomes in the Saudi population. Method This c...
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Heavy menstrual bleeding (HMB) is a common problem in women of reproductive age group with major impact on their quality of life (QoL). The aim was to study the short-term effectiveness of Thermablate Endometrial Ablation System (EAS) and its impact on QoL in women with HMB. This was a prospective cohort study conducted on consecutive 72 women suff...
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Background: Metformin is widely used with gonadotropins by women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) during in vitro fertilization (IVF) to increase their chances of pregnancy. The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of metformin in improving the rates of clinical pregnancy among women with PCOS undergoing IVF. Methods: This was a retr...
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Background Low serum vitamin D [25(OH)D] has been associated with different health problems worldwide. However, its causal role in several diseases remains unclear. We aimed to correlate vitamin D status with maternal and neonatal outcomes in pregnant females. Method One thousand pregnant women were recruited during early labour from the labour war...
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Objectives: There is some evidence that the efficacy of metformin as an ovulation stimulation agent depends on the body mass index (BMI) of the treated anovulatory women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). The aim of this study was to examine the likelihood of successful ovulation among obese (BMI ⩾30 kg/m(2)) versus non-obese (BMI <30 kg/m(2))...
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Introduction and hypothesis: A valid and reliable Arabic version of the Pelvic Organ Prolapse/Urinary Incontinence Sexual Questionnaire, IUGA-revised (PISQ-IR) is needed. Methods: Of 238 Saudi Arabian women who fulfilled the inclusion criteria, 227 were recruited. A detailed history was obtained and pelvic examination was performed in all partic...
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Background: Cervical cancer is the third most common gynecological malignancy in Saudi women with an estimated incidence rate of 1.9 cases per 100 000 women-years. More than 40% of cervical cancer cases are diagnosed at advanced stages due to lack of a routine screening program in Saudi Arabia. Thus, national guidelines for routine screening and t...
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Introduction and hypothesis: This committee opinion paper summarizes available evidence about recurrent pelvic organ prolapse (POP) to provide guidance on management. Method: A working subcommittee from the International Urogynecological Association (IUGA) Research and Development Committee was formed. The literature regarding recurrent POP was...
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Objectives: Clinical trials are experimental projects that include patients as subjects. A number of benefits are directly associated with clinical trials. Healthcare processes and outcomes can be improved with the help of clinical trials. This study aimed to assess the attitudes and beliefs of patients about their contribution to and enrolment in...
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Objective: The purpose of the study was to assess the knowledge, attitudes, beliefs, and factors associated with the uptake of the influenza (flu) vaccination in women within Saudi Arabia during their pregnancy period. Methods: A cross-sectional prospective survey was conducted on 1085 pregnant women at the antenatal clinic over a period of 6 weeks...
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Objectives: Information regarding the prevalence of hepatitis B (HBV), hepatitis C (HCV), and human immunodeficiency (HIV) viruses in Saudi pregnant women is either lacking or outdated. Hie aims of this study were to determine the current prevalence of these viruses among Saudi pregnant women and to estimate the rates of vertical transmission. Desi...
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Objectives: To determine the prevalence of Chlamydia trachomatis (C. trachomatis) infection among Saudi women, its clinical presentation, and its association to infertility. Methods: This study was conducted between October 2012 and July 2013 at King Khalid University Hospital and King Abdulaziz University Hospital, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arab...
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Background: Incidences and causative organisms of neonatal sepsis in the developing countries are underreported. The aim of the study was to determine the overall incidence of neonatal sepsis in very low birth weight (VLBW) infants born at one of university hospitals in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia for the period 1999 to 2007, and identify the incidences a...
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To evaluate vitamin D levels in Saudi newborns utilizing umbilical cord samples, and to benchmark the results with international figures. This cross-sectional study was carried out at King Khalid University Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia between November 2013 and March 2013. Vitamin D levels were assessed in the umbilical cord of healthy term neona...
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Pelvic organ prolapse (POP) and stress urinary incontinence (SUI), are two common health-related conditions, each affecting up to 50% women worldwide. Stress urinary incontinence only observed after the reduction of co-existent prolapse is called occult SUI (OSUI), and is found in up to 80% of women with advanced POP. Although there is no consensus...
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Despite the known benefits of support during chilbirth, most hospitals in Saudi Arabia do not allow a companion during labor. This can be due to cultural beliefs among pregnant Saudi women. The aims of this study are to describe Saudi women's preferences towards supportive companions during labor and to explore their attitudes and knowledge about t...
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The International Consultation on Incontinence Questionnaire-Urinary Incontinence Short Form (ICIQ-UI SF) provides a brief measure of symptoms and impact of urinary incontinence on quality of life. It is suitable for use in clinical practice and research. An Arabic version of the ICIQ-UI SF was translated and validated in Egypt and Syria. The objec...
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Objective: A few studies have reported a wide range (2-43%) in incidence of de novo stress urinary incontinence (SUI) following surgical repair of pelvic organ prolapse (POP) in previously continent women. The aim of this study was to re-examine this incidence up to one year following vaginal repair of prolapse. Study design: Retrospective revie...
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Purpose: To determine the success rate of vaginal birth after cesarean birth (VBAC) and its outcome when labour was induced compared to spontaneous labour. Methods: Prospective cohort study of all women who had lower segment caesarian section (LSCS) in any previous delivery and were admitted for a trial of labour after cesarean between April 201...
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Objectives To compare the incidence of early postpartum voiding dysfunction (PPVD) in primiparae women delivered vaginally (VD) to those delivered by elective Caesarean section (CS). Methods A prospective study of primiparae in early postpartum period, were grouped into: VD group and CS group. Following the first 24 h from delivery, patients had ur...
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To estimate the bladder weight by automated ultrasound method (BladderScan BVM 9500) in adult females without lower urinary tract symptoms and to assess both the intra-observer and interobserver reproducibility of this method. Healthy volunteers were recruited in King Khalid University Hospital from hospital staff and patients attending the gynecol...
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Objective: To assess the effects of intentional delivery (ID) over expectant management (EM) in pregnancies complicated by preterm prelabour rupture of membranes (PPROM) between 28 and 34 weeks of gestation on maternal and neonatal outcomes. Methods: We searched Ovid MEDLINE, EMBASE, CINAHL, CENTRAL and Science Citation Index; contacted experts and...
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To develop a conceptually and semantically valid Arabic version of a validated disease-specific instrument of quality of life (QoL) for women with abnormal uterine bleeding (AUB). This is a prospective cohort study conducted at the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, King Saud University, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia between December 2010 and...
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Background: Surveys indicate that up to 90% of general surgeons and gynecologists use monopolar radiofrequency during laparoscopy and 18% have experienced visceral burns. Monopolar electrosurgery compared with other energy sources is associated with unique characteristics and inherent risks and complications caused by inadvertent direct or capacit...
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To estimate the incidence of stress urinary incontinence (SUI) following vaginal repair of pelvic organ prolapse (POP) in preoperatively continent women and to evaluate the impact of the problem. Women were eligible if they had undergone vaginal repairs for any degree or type of POP with no anti-incontinence procedure between July 1, 2004 and June...
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We present a case of urinary ascites in a young woman secondary to unrecognized bladder injury during gynaecologic laparoscopic surgery. Delayed diagnosis occurred due to the absence of expected changes in serum biochemistry, which made the diagnosis of urinoma less likely. High suspicion of bladder injury following laparoscopic surgery should be p...

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