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Recent publication from Al Jalila Children’s Hospital

  1. Fang Kuan Chiou, Christina Ong, Kong Boo Phua, Fares Chedid, and Ajmal Kader. Conjugated hyperbilirubinemia presenting in first fourteen days in term neonates. World J Hepatol. 2017 Sep; 9(26): 1108–1114.
  2. Corder JP, Al Ahbabi FJS, Al Dhaheri HS, Chedid F. Demographics and co-occurring conditions in a clinic-based cohort with Down syndrome in the United Arab Emirates. Am J Med Genet, 2017 Sep; 173(9):2395-2407.
  3. Shireen Mreish , Walid Kaplan, and Fares Chedid. Effect of Growth Hormone on Final Height in Children with Idiopathic Short Stature: A UAE, Eastern Region Experience. Oman Medical Journal. 2017 Dec; 32 (6): 403-6.
  4. Narchi HChedid F. Neurally adjusted ventilator assist in very low birth weight infants: Current status. World J Methodol. 2015, 26;5(2):62-7.
  5. Ajay Prashanth Dsouza, Munire Gundogan, Fares Chedid, Sashin Tandon, Pawan Subhash Kashyape. MR spectroscopy in non-ketotic hyperglycynemia. In press at the American Journal of Neuroradiology. January 2017.
  6. Nidheesh Cheeyancheri Chencheri, Pawan Subhash Kashyape. A Rare Cause of Quadriparesis. Pediatric Neurology. 2017 July; 72:92-93.
  7. A diagnostic dilemma of two rare stroke mimics in a pediatric patient. Nidheesh Cheeyancheri Chencheri, Pawan Subhash Kashyape, Sonia Khamis, Maha Mohammed Elamin Agna. Int J Contemp Pediatr. 2017 Sep;4(5):1886-1889.
  8. Haitham El Bashir, Mariam M El Hawli, Hanaa Masoud, Afnan Albahri, Mostafa Refaat and VishwanathaKini. Brain White Matter Changes in Four Patients with Classical Homocystinuria: Two of Them were Reversible. Acad J Ped Neonatol 1(5) : AJPN.MS.ID.555571 (2016).
  9. John-John Cabibihan, Hifza Javed, Mohammed Aldosari, Thomas W. Frazier and Haitham Elbashir. Sensing Technologies for Autism Spectrum Disorder Screening and Intervention. Sensors 2017, 17(1), 46; doi:10.3390/s17010046.
  10. Deborah Christie, Harunor Rashid, Haitham El-Bashir, Faye Sweeney, Tim Shore, Robert Booy, Russell M. Viner. Impact of meningitis on intelligence and development: A systematic review and meta-analysis. PLoS One. 2017; 12(8): e0175024. Published online 2017 Aug 24. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0175024.
  11. Barazi R, Bawab I, Dunia G, Bitar MA. The Use of Topical Intranasal Antibiotics in Pediatric Chronic Rhinosinusitis. Ann Otolaryngol Rhinol 2016; 3(12): 1150-5. DOI: 10.4172/2324-8785.1000306.
  12. Bitar MA, Nassar J, Dana R. Is the effect of topical intranasal steroids on obstructive adenoid transient or long-lasting? Case series and systematic review of literature. J Laryngol Otol. 2016 Apr;130(4):357-62.
  13. Barazi R, Adib H, Ziadeh G, Khalifeh E, Tamim H, Bitar MA. (2017) The Effect of Desloratadine on Chronic Otitis Media with Effusion in Children Requiring Grommet. J Otol Rhinol. 2016; 6:1.
  14. Bitar MA, Rameh C, Ataya N, Najarian A, Chakhtoura M, Abdelnour A. Alterations in humoral immunity after partial vs. total tonsillectomy: a pilot study and systematic review of literature. J Pediatr Rev. 2016July;4(2):e6214.
  15. Bitar MA, Al Barazi R, Barakeh R. Airway reconstruction: review of an approach to the advanced-stagelaryngotracheal stenosis. Braz J Otorhinolaryngol. 2017 May – Jun;83(3):299-312.
  16. Bitar MA, Cheng A. (2016) Nasal discharge – Chap 24 – pp249-261 in Symptom oriented otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery, vol 3 Otology & Pediatrics. Jaypee, the Heath Sciences Publisher
  17. Zaabi AAl, Mahboub BH, Mayank GV, Iqbal MN, Deepa Vats. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in Middle East and UAE: An Unrecognized Underestimated Epidemic. J Lung Pulm Respir Res 2016; 3(4): 00089. DOI: 10.15406/jlprr.2016.03.00089
  18. Mayank G. Vats, Bassam H. Mahboub, Hassan Al Hariri, Ashraf Al Zaabi, and Deepa Vats. Obesity and Sleep-Related Breathing Disorders in Middle East and UAE. Canadian Respiratory Journal Volume 2016, Article ID 9673054, 5 pages
  19. Severe aortic coarctation incidentally discovered in a young university student. Hazem Muhammed AlMeselmani, Mahmoud AlSoufi, Mohammed Samir Elwan, Amer Albawab, Mohamed Elfadel Musa. Hamdan Medical Journal.
  20. Al Soufi, M & Asrawi S. (2017) Infantail Kawasaki with Coronary Arteries Aneurysm. Journal of Cardiology & Cardiovascular Therapy, 2017; 8(5): 555746. Doi: 10.19080/JOCCT.2017.08.555746
  21. Patricia A. Hickey, Jean A. Connor, Kotturathu M. Cherian,Kathy Jenkins,Kaitlin Doherty,Haibo Zhang, Michael Gaies, Sara Pasquali, Sarah Tabbutt, James D. St. Louis, George E. Sarris, Hiromi Kurosawa, Richard A. Jonas, Nestor Sandoval, Christo I. Tchervenkov, Jeffery P. Jacobs, Giovanni Stellin, James K. Kirklin, RajnishGarg, David F. Vener. Cardiology in the Young. (2017; 27(Suppl. 6), S61–S68.
  22. Sultan MA, Courtney DB. Adjunctive Trazodone and Depression Outcome in Adolescents Treated with Serotonin Re-uptake Inhibitors. Journal of the Canadian Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. 2017;26(3):233.
  23. Ammar Albanna, Khalid Bazaid, Muhammad Waqar Azeem, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder in Children and Adolescents: An Overview. Psychiatric Annals. 2017;47(10):512-518.
  24. Mohamed B Abdelraheem. Acute kidney injury in low- and middle-income countries: investigations, management and prevention. Paediatrics and International Child Health. 2017 Dec 37 (4); 269- 272
  25. Cem S Demirci, Russell W Steele, Walid Abuhammour, et al. Pediatric Diphtheria.Medsccape.2016.
  26. Nicholas John Bennett, Walid Abuhammour, et al., Pediatric Rocky Mountain spotted Fever. Medsccape.2016.
  27. Germaine L Defendi, Walid Abuhammour, et al. Mumps. Medsccape.2016.
  28. Jaya Sureshbabu, Walid Abuhammour, et al. Shigella Infection. Medsccape.2016.
  29. Meera Varman, Walid Abuhammour, et al., Pediatric Enterococcal Infection. Medscape.2017.
  30. Burke A Cunha, Walid Abuhammour, et al. Ehrlichiosis, Medsccape.2016.
  31. Walid Abuhammour, Khawla Abu Hammour, et al. Evaluation of Risk Factors Affecting Parental Knowledge and Attitude toward Antibiotic Use in Children with Upper Respiratory Tract Infections. European Journal of Integrative Medicine. Dec 2017.
  32. Walid Abuhammour, Nida Yousef, Sarmad Alhamadani. Diphtheria Monograph. British Medical Journal. British Medical Journal (BMJ).2017
  33. Germaine L, Walid Abuhammour. Mumps. . Medsccape.2017.
  34. Jaya SureshbabuWalid Abuhammour, et al. Shigella Infection. . Medsccape.2018
  35. Samah Alasrawi and Lemis Yavus (2018) Chronic Upper Airway Obstruction as a Main Cause of Pulmonary Hypertension. BAOJ Pediat 4: 52.
  36. Lemis Yavuz, Sinan Yavuz and Samah Alasrawi (2018) The Life-Threatening Case of Rhabdomyolysis Caused by A LIPIN1 Deficiency. BAOJ pediat 4: 053.
  37. Sami S. Amr, Elissa Murphy, Elizabeth Duffy, Rojeen Niazi, Jorune Balciuniene, Minjie Luo, Heidi Rehm, Ahmad N. Abou Tayoun: Allele-Specific Droplet Digital PCR Combined with a Next-Generation Sequencing-Based Algorithm for Diagnostic Copy Number Analysis in Genes with High Homology: Proof of concept Using Stereocilin. Clinical Chemistry 64(4): 705-714, March 2018.
  38. Rojeen Niazi, Michael A. Gonzalez, Jorune Balciuniene, Perry Evans, Mahdi Sarmady, Ahmad N. Abou Tayoun: ExomeSlicer: a resource for the development and validation of clinical exome-based panels. Considerations and proof of concept using Epilepsy panel. The Journal of Molecular DiagnosticsIn Press.
  39. Marina DiStefano, Sarah Hemphill, Brandon Cushman, Mark Bowser, Elizabeth Hynes, Andrew Grant, Rebbecca Siegert, Andrea Oza, Michael Gonzalez, Sami Amr, Heidi Rehm, Ahmad N. Abou Tayoun: Curating clinically relevant transcripts for the interpretation of sequence variants. The Journal of Molecular Diagnostics,In Press.
  40. Edward Romasko, Elizabeth DeChene, Jorune Balciuniene, Gozde Akgumus, Ingo Helbig, Jennifer Tarpinian, Beth Keena, Maria Vogiatzi, Elaine Zackai, Kosuke Izumi, Shavonne Massey*, Ahmad N. Abou Tayoun*: PCDH19-related epilepsy in a male with Klinefelter syndrome: Additional evidence supporting PCDH19cellular interference disease mechanism. Epilepsy Research, 145:89-92, September 2018.
  41. Andrea Oza, Marina DiStefano, Sarah Hemphill, Brandon Cushman, Andrew Grant, Rebecca Siegert, Jun Shen, Alex Chapin, Nicole Boczek, Lisa Schimmenti, Jaclyn Murry, Linda Hasadsri, Kiyomitsu Nara, Margaret Kenna, Kevin Booth, Hela Azaiez, Andrew Griffith, Karen Avraham, Hannie Kremer, Heidi Rehm, Sami Amr, Ahmad N. Abou Tayounon behalf of The ClinGen Hearing Loss Expert Workgroup: Expert Specification of the ACMG/AMP Variant Interpretation Guidelines for Genetic Hearing Loss. Human MutationIn Press.
  42. Ahmad N. Abou Tayoun, Tina Pesaran, Marina DiStefano, Andrea Oza, Heidi Rehm, Leslie Biesecker, Steven Harrison, on behalf of the ClinGen Sequence Variant Interpretation Working Group: Recommendations for interpreting the loss of function PVS1 ACMG/AMP variant Criterion. Human MutationIn Press.
  43. Ahmad N. Abou Tayoun, Nancy B. Spinner, Heidi L. Rehm, Robert C. Green, Diana W. Bianchi: Prenatal DNA Sequencing: Clinical, Counseling, and Diagnostic Laboratory Considerations. Prenatal Diagnosis 38(1):26-32, Jan 2018.
  44. Naif A.M. Almontashiri, Abdulrahman Alswaid, Andrea Oza, Khalid A. Al-Mazrou, Omnia Elrehim, Ahmad N. Abou Tayoun, Heidi L. Rehm, Sami S. Amr: Recurrent variants in OTOF are significant contributors to prelingual nonsydromic hearing loss in Saudi patients. Genetics in Medicine 20(5): 536-544, May 2018.
  45. Qiaoning Guan, Jorune Balciuniene, Kajia Cao, Zhiqian Fan, Sawona Biswas, Alisha Wilkens, Daniel J. Gallo, Emma Bedoukian, Jennifer Tarpinian, Pushkala Jayaraman, Mahdi Sarmady, Matthew Dulik, Avni Santani, Nancy Spinner, Ahmad N. Abou Tayoun, Ian D. Krantz, Laura K. Conlin, Minjie Luo: AUDIOME: a tiered exome sequencing-based comprehensive gene panel for the diagnosis of heterogeneous nonsyndromic sensorineural hearing loss. Genetics in MedicineIn press.

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