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The Effect of Happiness Training on Psychological Well-Being in Patients with Thalassemia Major

A quasi-experimental study

Mohammad S. Sargolzaei, Milad G. Shirsavar, Jasem Allahyari, Ali Bazi, Abolghasem P. Nasirabady
120

Genitourinary Symptoms Associated with Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae Infections in a Tertiary Care Hospital in Oman

Zakariya Al-Muharrmi, Richard Lau, Ahad Al-Balushi, Alyazi Al-Saadi, Zeyana Al-Habsi, Ali Elgalib, Samir Shah, Maha Al-Fouri, Bader Al-Rawahi, Seif Al-Abri
69

Evaluation of Ruxolitinib versus Best Available Therapy in Treating Primary Myelofibrosis

Kawa M. Hasan, Ahmed Y. Elmeshhadany, Nazar P. Shabila
64

Elevated Peripheral Blood Eosinophils (PBE) During Acute Exacerbation of COPD (AECOPD)

Prevalence and clinical significance

Mitha Al Sibani, Abdullah M. Al Alawi, Jamal Al Aghbari
67

Body Image Perceptions and Body Image Dissatisfaction among Medical Students in Oman

Chhaya A Divecha, Miriam A Simon, Alhasan A Asaad, Hassan Tayyab
112

Experience of unilateral cleft lip repair using the Anatomical Subunit Technique in an Omani population over a 5 year period

Sheikhan Al Hashmi, Malak Al Wahaibi, Sony P. Varghese, Maather Al Abri, Moath A. Shummo, Buthina Al Muqbali
77

Can Medical Students Evaluate Medical Websites?

A mixed-methods study from Oman

Teresa Loda, Ken Masters, Stephan Zipfel, Anne Herrmann-Werner
86

The Relationship between Menstrual Pattern and Menstrual Attitude Dimensions in Reproductive-age Women

A Cross-Sectional Survey

Mona Larki, Azadeh Salavati, Elham Azmoude
87

Assessing Barriers to Insulin Therapy among Omani Diabetic Patients Attending Three Main Diabetes Clinics in Muscat, Oman

Abdulla Al Futaisi, Magdi Alosali, Ali S Al-Kazrooni, Salim Al-Qassabi, Sumaia Al-Gharabi, Sathiya Panchatcharam, Abdulaziz M Al-Mahrezi
102

Estimation of Salt Intake and its Relation to Knowledge and Attitude Regarding the Dangers of High Salt Intake Among an Urban Omani Population

A pilot study

Muhammad M Shaikh, Ali HZ Alkhayari, Qusay AK Alabdulsalam, Khamis AlHashmi, Sunil K Nadar
55

Inflammatory Markers as a Predictor of Postmenopausal Osteoporosis

A cross-sectional study from the Sultan Qaboos University Hospital

Asma Al Salmani, Asma Al Shidhani, Nouf M Al-Alawi, Arwa A Al Sulaimi, Maha A Al-Hashemi
59

Productivity of Clinical Trials Conducted at the Gulf Cooperative Council

Abdullah Al-Hajri, Murtadha Al-Khabori, Wasif Rasool
50

Parents’ Awareness of and Perspectives on Childhood Refractive Error and Spectacle Wear in Saudi Arabia

Waleed M Alghamdi, Saif H Alrasheed
83

The Unmet Supportive Care Needs of Omani Women Diagnosed with Breast Cancer

Mohammed Al-Azri, Khalid Al-Bimani, Al-Anoud Al-Maqbali, Hala Al-Riyami, Al-Kuthar Al-Shabnooti, Sathiya M Panchatcharam, Sanjay Jaju
56

Validity of Remission Criteria in Rheumatoid Arthritis Compared to Ultrasound-Defined Remission

Kawther Ben Abdelghani, Saoussen Miladi, Yasmine Makhlouf, Alia Fazaa, Mariem Sallemi, Leila Souebni, Kmar Ouenniche, Selma Kassab, Selma Chekili, Kamel Ben Salem, Leith Zakraoui, Ahmed Laatar
45

The Accuracy of Point of Care Ultrasound Performed by Emergency Physicians in Detecting Hydronephrosis in Patients with Renal Colic

Abdulaziz Al-Balushi, Amal Al-Shibli, Abdullah Al-Reesi, Qazi Zia Ullah, Waleed Al-Shukaili, Saleh Baawain, Hamoud Al-Dhuhli, Mohammed Al-Shamsi, Ahmed Al-Hubaishi, Al Yaqdhan H Al-Atbi
123

Is There an Association between Variceal Bleed and Helicobacter pylori Infection in Cirrhotic Patients with Portal Hypertension?

A prospective cohort study

Sathyanarayan Varuna, Sathasivam Sureshkumar, Balakrishnan Gurushankari, Elangovan Archana, Subair Mohsina, Vikram Kate, Vairappan Balasubramanian, Thulasingam Mahalakshmy
59

The Findings of Pulmonary Nocardiosis on Chest High Resolution Computed Tomography

A single center experience and review of literature

Rashid S Al Umairi, Nenad Pandak, Mohammed Al Busaidi
56

The Impact of Traffic Law Enforcement Regulations on the Incidence and Severity of Maxillofacial Injuries

Abdullah Albakri, Ahmed Al-Hashmi, Abdulaziz Bakathir, Shikhan Al Hashmi, Said Al Rashdi, Khamis Al Hasani, Mohammed Al Ismaili
64

Knowledge and Attitude Regarding Cervical Cancer and Human Papilloma Virus in Oman

Marwa Al Raisi, Tagharid Al Yahyai, Rahma Al Kindi
53

Risk Factors of Extubation Failure in Intubated Preterm Infants at a Tertiary Care Hospital in Oman

Hilal KT Al Mandhari, Buthina Al Riyami, Ashfaq Khan, Mika Nonoyama, Syed GA Rizvi
89

Predictors of Nicotine Dependence among Adult Male Midwakh and Cigarette Smokers

Shatha Al Sharbatti, Rizwana B. Shaikh, Jayadevan Sreedharan, Jayakumary Muttappallymyalil, Michael Weizman
122

Prevalence of Celiac Disease in Omani Adults with Iron Deficiency Anemia of Unknown Cause

A case-finding study

Safa Ambusaidi, Al Manar Al Busaidi, Asma Al Salmani, Robin Davidson, Jalila Al Shekaili, Mahmood Al Kindi, Rahma Al Kindi
152

Psychosocial Impact of COVID-19 Among Healthcare Workers

A cross-sectional survey from Pakistan

Syed Muhammad Ali, Sidrah Nausheen
151

Is There Any Sympathetic Skin Response (SSR) Abnormality in Raynaud Phenomenon?

Mohammad R. Emad, Hamid R. Farpour, Faisal Ahmed, Masoumeh Tayebi, Mohammadali Nazarinia, Mohammad R. Askarpour, Hossein-Ali Nikbakht
111

Depression in Urban Omani Adults with Type 2 Diabetes

A cross-sectional study

Sanaa Harib Alsumry, Tharaya Al Ghelani, Sanjay Jaju
138

Incidence and Determinants of Complications of Percutaneous Kidney Biopsy in a Large Cohort of Native Kidney and Kidney Transplant Recipients

Moataz Fatthy, Ahmed Saleh, Reham A. Ahmed, Sameh Abouzeid, Seham Bakry, Tarek Abdelaziz
155

Clinical Profile of Stroke Patients Presenting to the Emergency Department of a Major Stroke Centre in Oman

Hasina A. Al Harthi, Ammar Al Kashmiri, Lubna M. Zakaryia, Jawad A. Al-Lawati, Omar M. Najem, Isra Al-Lawati, Ghulam R. Memon, Amr A. Elfaham
101

Coronavirus Disease-2019 Pneumonia

Severity and distribution of lung changes observed on the initial chest X-ray as an indicator of final outcomes

Rashid S. Al Umairi, Ishaq Al Salmi, Jokha Al Kalbani, Atheel Kamona, Saqar Al Tai, Faiza Al Kindi, Sachin Jose, Faryal Khamis, Huda Al Khalili, Mohammed Al Busaidi
91

Characteristics and Outcomes of Critically Ill Patients with Raised Cardiac Troponins Admitted in the Intensive Care Unit

A single centre experience from Oman

Sunil K. Nadar, Muhammad M. Shaikh, Muhammad A. Khatri, Wael A. Abdelmottaleb, Sheeraz Ahmed, Abdulhakeem Alhashim, Mujahid Albusaidi, Fahad Alkindi
90

The Mid-Term Radiological and Functional Outcomes of Bicondylar Tibial Plateau Fractures Managed with Open Reduction and Internal Fixation Using Dual Plates

Angelo V. Vasiliadis, Frideriki Poutoglidou, Dimitrios Metaxiotis, Anastasios Mpeletsiotis
90

Emphysematous Pyelonephritis

Disparities Observed in the Use of Percutaneous Drainage Techniques

Mohammed Al-Saraf, Salim Al-Busaidy, Kurian George, Mohamed Elawdy, Mahmood Nasser Mohammed Al Hajriy, Issa Al-Salmi
96

Evaluating Trauma Care Capabilities using the Essential Trauma Care Guidelines of the World Health Organization

A cross-sectional study of primary health centres in Muscat, Oman

Aisha Al Balushi, Zaleikha Al Balushi, Asma Ali Al Salmani
90

Knowledge and attitude towards corneal donation

Saudi medical students’ perspective

Khalid Mohammed Aloudah, Abdulaziz Ahmed Ataweel, Sajida Agha, Syed Waqas Hussain Shah
130

Exploring Frequency of Event Reporting as Perceived by Intensive Care Units’ Nurses in Sultanate of Oman

A quality improvement project

Qasim Al Ma'mari, Omar Al Omari, Loai Abu Sharour
169

Evaluation of Diagnostic Value of SPECT/CT Imaging in Post-radioiodine Therapy in Thyroid Cancer

Asma Al Hatmi, Anjali Jain, Alok Kumar Mittal, Samir Hussain
147

Perception of Students and Faculty Members of the Impact of a Preparatory Year Program on the Students of Health Professions Education Colleges

Ahmed Aldarmahi, Mohammed Al-Rabia, Fatimah Alserhani, Hanan Alzahrani, Norah Alrabia, Abdulaziz Alrubayyi, Hani Atwa
98

Evaluating the Effect of Peer Education on the Hope of Patients with Thalassemia Major

A quasi-experimental study

Mahnaz Seyedoshohadaee, Alice Khachian, Hamid Haghani, Mohammad S Sargolzaei
111

Amebic Liver Abscess

A disease native to Oman?

Nenad Pandak, Sirous Golchinheydari, Asmaa S Mahdi, Ali Al Majrafi, Stephen S Deenadayalan, Faryal Khamis
73

Evaluation of Different Polymerization Methods of Ocular Prosthesis Acrylic Resins on Subcutaneous Tissue Inflammatory Response in Rats

Emily VF da Silva, Marcelo C Goiato, Sandro B Bitencourt, Victor GB Brito, Aline S Takamyia, Paulo A Penitente, Sandra HP Oliveira, Daniela M dos Santos
91

Pulmonary Function Test Outcomes in Adult Omani Patients

Preliminary findings of single-centre study

Anan Al Jabri, Ruqaiya Al Hinai, Ruth Balaji, Sharifa Al Harrasi, Hajar Al Rajaibi, Deepali S. Jaju
59

The Change in Psychoactive Substance Consumption in Relation to Psychological Stress During the Covid-19 Pandemic in Uruguay

Paul Ruiz, Florencia Semblat, Ricardo M. Pautassi
317

Expression Levels and Genetic Polymorphism of Scavenger Receptor Class B Type 1 as a Biomarker of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Mohd Wamique, D. Himanshu, Wahid Ali
95

Characteristics of Pyogenic Liver Abscess

Experience of a Single Centre in Oman

Nenad Pandak, Asmaa S. Mahdi, Ali al Majrafi, Mariya Molay, Stepen S. Deenadayalan, Faryal Khamis, Zakariya Al Balushi
108

The Socio-Demographic and Clinical Profiles of Adult ADHD Patients in a University Hospital in Oman

Hassan Mirza, Salim Al-Huseini, Shamsa Al-Jamoodi, Naser Al-Balushi, Amira Al-Hosni, Moon-Fai Chan, Fahad Zadjali
312

An Eating Behaviour-Consumption Frequency of Certain Foods in Early Childhood-As a Predictor of Behaviour Problems

A 6-year follow-up study

Ammara Ajmal, Kumi Watanabe, Emiko Tanaka, Yuko Sawada, Taeko Watanabe, Etuko Tomisaki, Sumio Ito, Rika Okumura, Yuriko Kawasaki, Tokie Anme
118

Serum Glucose Measurement after Five to Six Hours is Comparable to Eight Hours Overnight Fasting in Ramadan

Ammar M.S. Almomin, Samih A. Odhaib, Mahmood T. Altemimi, Hussein A. Nwayyir, Ibrahim H. Hussein, Haider A.Y. Alidrisi, Nassar T.Y. Alibrahim, Abbas A. Mansour
108

Nodular Fasciitis and Myxolipoma of the Larynx

A rare case report with brief literature review

Ahmad Al Omari, Wisam Qarqaz, Rasha A. Alrhman, Ra'ed Al-Ashqar, Samir Al Bashir, Mohammed Alorjani
59

Zoledronate Associated Seizure in Chronic Recurrent Multifocal Osteomyelitis

Saoussen Miladi, Yasmine Makhlouf, Alia Fazaa, Mariem Sallemi, Selma Chekili, Kawther Ben Abdelghani, Ahmed Laatar
47

Hydatid Disease of the Liver Presenting as Spontaneous Cutaneous Fistula

A Case Report

Saif Ghabisha, Faisal Ahmed, Saleh Al-Wageeh, Ebrahim Al-Shami, Khalil Al-Naggar, Mohammad R. Askarpour, Ali Eslahi
80

Extrarenal Wilms' Tumour of the Ovary

A case report

Khalil A. Albiroty, Amal Al Sabahi, Saud Al Shabibi, Zakyia I. Al'Ajmi, Karima Al Hinai, Nawal Al-Mashaikhi
54

Treatment of Cleft Foot Deformity using Fish Mouth Incision and Suture-Button in Paediatric Foot

A case report

Amit Narang, Ayanjit Chattopadhyay, Amit Sharma, Sumit Gupta
66

The Diagnostic Dilemma of Ruptured Liver Metastasis in a Patient with Lung Cancer

A case report

K S Jayanth, Shivakumar Madan, Balakrishnan Gurushankari, Sathasivam Sureshkumar, Amaranathan Anandhi, Rajesh NG, Vikram Kate
58

Post COVID-19 Guillain-Barré-Syndrome (GBS)

A case report from Oman

Mohammed M Al-Zadjali, Emaad Al Shibli, Mohammed Al Maskari, Arunodaya R Gujjar, Abdullah Al Asmi
252

Progressive Dilatation as a Successful Treatment for Y duplication of Urethra

A case report

Akash Pati, Subrat K Sahoo, Bikasha B Tripathy
44

Anesthetic Management of Pulmonary Metastatectomy in a Patient Infected with Novel Corona Virus SARS-CoV-2

Mohammed J Al-Naabi, Madan M Maddali, Karima RS Al Aliyani, Ahmed Al-Balushi
77

Mediastinal hydatidosis with an unusual presentation

A Rare Case Report

Klein Dantis, Nilesh Gupta
128

Pulmonary Complications of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

A case report

Wai Yee Chan, Marlina Tanty Ramli Hamid, Yi Ting Lim, Ching Choe Ng, Nadia Fareeda Muhammad Gowdh, Kartini Rahmat
115

Abdominoscrotal Hematocele in an Adult and Its Successful Treatment

Uday S. Kumbhar, Sandeep Bhattarai, Oseen Shaikh
81

Severe Pneumonitis in Omani Infants During An In-Hospital Measles Outbreak

A report of three cases

Samiya Al-Hashmi, Kholoud Al-Mukhaini, Samiuddin Shaikh, Ahmad ElKhamisy, Nuha Al Tahir, Nawal Al Maskari
96

Giant Gastroduodenal Duplication Cyst with Juxta-Pancreatic Communication

A rare intraoperative finding

Jhon F Martinez-Paredes, Daniel G Plata-Diaz, Adriana Pinilla
83

Intralesional Measles-Mumps-Rubella Vaccine for Genital Warts

A report of two cases with review of literature

Al-Mu'tasim Al-Qassabi, Fahad Al-Farsi
300

Early disseminated Mycobacterium Abscessus Complex Infection in an Infant with Coexisting Cystic Fibrosis and Progressive Familial Intrahepatic Cholestasis

A case report and literature review

Sanjeewani A Weerakoon, Maya Al Salti, Jalila Mohsin, Hilal Al Hashami, Tawfiq Al Lawati, Hussain Mohsin
75

Pulmonary Aspergillus and Mucor Co-Infection

A report of two cases

Ravindra Chari M, Manju Rajaram, Madhusmita M, Pampa ChToi, Sneha L
79

A rare case of emphysematous endocarditis caused by Escherichia coli

Ahmed S. Al-Dhahli, Rashid Al-Umairi, Osama Elkadi
81

Spontaneous Haemoperitoneum in Pregnancy (SHiP) with Placenta Percreta in Bicornuate Uterus with Successful Pregnancy Outcome

A case study

Jayasree Santhosh, Latha V. Kharka, Atheel Kamona, Sumaiya S. Al Amri
58

Imaging Manifestation of Synovitis, Acne, Pustulosis, Hyperostosis and Osteitis Syndrome

Sameer B. Raniga, Asma AlHatmi
36

Primary ‘False’ Enterolith

A rare cause of small bowel obstruction

Radhika Salpekar, Shrividya Rao, Chiranth Gowda, Gabriel Rodrigues
45

Emphysematous Gastritis on Computed Tomography

Asma AlHatmi, Sameer B Raniga, Alok Mittal
33

Twin Gestation with Complete Hydatidiform Mole and Demise of Co-Existing Fetus

35

Aphallia Associated with Anorectal Malformation

Ruben Blachman-Braun, Cinthia Galvez, Christian G Guevara, Raquel Quintanilla, Alireza Alam
66

Old World Cutaneous Leishmaniasis

Successful response to topical imiquimod

Jose M Llamas-Molina, Francisco J Navarro-Triviño, Ricardo Ruiz-Villaverde
36

Disappearance of Pulmonary Cavity caused by Fungal Infection

Kengo Nishino, Yuika Sasatani, Hiroaki Satoh
43

Metronidazole Induced Neurotoxicity

A clinico-radiological diagnosis

Amlan K. Datta, Uddalak Chakraborty, Adreesh Mukherjee, Arpan Dutta, Sudeshna Malakar, Atanu Chandra
104

Contact Vitiligo Following Allergic Contact Dermatitis

Ricardo Ruiz-Villaverde, Francisco J. Navarro-Triviño
53

Newer, Longer Acting Local Anesthetics

The future of postoperative pain management looks bright

Abhijit Nair, Suresh Seelam
40

Self-Reported Adherence to Oral Endocrine Therapy among Breast Cancer Patients in Jordan

Nour Faqeer, Alia Al Gharabli, Maha Dalbah, Khawalah Ammar, Randa Agha, Hala Shannies, Hala Sroji, Rawaa Al Rabie
64