Yousef I Shanti

Yousef I Shanti
An-Najah National University · An-Najah National University Hospital

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Objectives: To assess the prevalence of ocular manifestations and associated factors in patients on haemodialysis. Methods: A cross-sectional study of 191 patients on haemodialysis from a haemodialysis unit in Nablus, Palestine. Medical examination for ocular manifestations (intraocular pressure, cataract, retinal changes, and optic neuropathy) was...
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Background: Childhood blindness is a major public health concern since 40% of visual disorders that can cause blindness among children are preventable. Vision screening programs among preschool children have been implemented in several countries as a tool for early detection and intervention of visual disorders. In Palestine, there is a lack of sci...
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Ocular complications are common in patients with end-stage renal disease treated with hemodialysis. Disability due to visual impairment in these patients represents a global public health problem. The study aimed to estimate the hemodialysis effect on intraocular pressure (IOP) fluctuation and related factors. A cross-sectional study of 60 patients...
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Purpose: To compare the 36-month visual acuity, refraction, corneal topography, and corneal pachymetry outcomes of the conventional and accelerated corneal collagen crosslinking in progressive keratoconic eyes. Methods: A prospective cohort study of 191 eyes of 76 patients. 91 eyes were treated with conventional crosslinking (C-CXL; 3mW/ cm 2 for 3...
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Background: Cataract is a major cause of visual impairment among diabetic patients. The study aimed to assess the prevalence of cataracts and its associated factors among diabetes mellitus patients in the West Bank, Palestine, in order to better identify the targets for future healthcare policy and interventions. Materials and Methods: A prospectiv...
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Background: Dry Eye Disease (DED) is a multifactorial disease of the interpalpebral ocular surface and tear film that leads to discomfort, fatigue and disturbance in vision. DED affects patients' quality of life and leads eventually to decrease of productivity. Moreover, it has a considerable socioeconomic burden. It is a growing underdiagnosed he...
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Purpose Cataract is a major cause of visual impairment among diabetic patients. The study aimed to assess the prevalence of cataract and its associated factors among diabetic patients in the West Bank, Palestine, in order to better identify the targets for future healthcare policy and interventions. Methods A cross–sectional study was conducted in...
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Background: Keratoconus (KC) is a multifactorial, degenerative ectatic condition of the cornea. It usually manifests during late adolescence or the early twenties. A painless disease, KC may end with severe visual loss. The prevalence of KC in middle-eastern countries is much higher than in other regions of the world. This may be due to genetic an...
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Aims: The current study was carried out to examine prevalence of complications related to diabetes mellitus (DM) and to investigate association between clinical variables and biochemical factors with complications of DM in patients treated in primary healthcare settings in the West Bank of Palestine. Materials and methods: Sociodemographic, clin...
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Through history, Arabs and Muslims have made valuable contribution to medicine and science. The main objective of this study was to assess the contribution of Arab researchers to ophthalmology using bibliometric indicators. Published articles in ?Ophthalmology? authored by Arab researchers were screened and analyzed using ISI Web of Science databas...

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