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January-June 2019 | Vol 7 | Issue 1

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Original Articles: Portomesenteric thrombosis after bariatric surgery in the Pan-Arab region
Ahmad Bashir, Ahmed Maasher, Mousa Khoursheed, Mohammad Alnaami, Alaa Alhazmi, Hayssam Fawal, Aayed Alqahtani, Emad Abdallah, Ayman El-Nakeeb, Ramzi Alami, Bassem Safadi, Mohammed Alkuwwari, Moataz Bashah, Davit Sargasyan, Ahmed Abdelwahid, Safwan Taha, Fuad Ahmed, Ra’ed Fayez, Ashraf Moghraby, Ali Al-Montashery, Mohammad Haddad, Abdelrahman Nimeri
Background: Bariatric surgery has been shown to be the most effective method to treat morbid obesity and obesity-related comorbidities compared to intensive medical therapy. However, bariatric ...
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Original Articles: Perception of body image and weight status in Algerian adult population: A wrong self-evaluation
Chaima Boudaoud, Rabiâa Karoune, Wassila Adjali, Corinne C Dahel
Background: Overweight and obesity is increasing among Algerian adults with a prevalence of 55.6% in 2017. Numerous studies demonstrate that obesity is associated with the misperception of body...
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Original Articles: Role of upper gastrointestinal endoscopy before bariatric surgery
Hadeel S Ashour, Arif Khurshid, Owaid Almalki, Walaa N Al-Harthi, Amer M Al-Nefaie, Atheer M Altalhi
Background: The ultimate purpose of weight management in patients with obesity is to reduce the risk of related comorbidities and improve their health. Bariatric surgery appears to be cost-effe...
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Original Articles: Prevalence and predictors of dyslipidemia among hypertensive patients attending a secondary healthcare center in southwestern Nigeria
Ismaheel A Azeez, Akinosun M Olubayo, Kolawole A Adeyemo
Introduction: The prevalence of dyslipidemia is increasing globally with accompanied morbidities and mortalities. There is a paucity of data in Nigeria on the prevalence of dyslipidemia among a...
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Original Articles: Prevalence of overweight and obesity in the Saudi population: A population-based cross-sectional study
Aayed R Alqahtani, Mohamed Elahmedi, Awadh Al Qahtani
Background: There is a scarcity of comprehensive data on the epidemiology of overweight /obesity and its association with diet- and activity-related behaviors among the Saudi Arabian adult popu...
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