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  • Urinary guide-wire and Tritube solved the mystery of severe tracheal stenosis management: A case report 

    Muhammad Firas., Alhammad; Mathias, Ranjan; Nahid, Seema; Fernando, Roshan; Zaki, Hany A.; ... more authors ( Elsevier , 2023 , Article)
    Patients with tracheal stenosis may exhibit various signs and symptoms of respiratory compromise, depending on the degree of stenosis. Proper identification and prompt intervention are crucial to ensure the best possible ...
  • Subclavian pseudoaneurysm presenting as partially obstructed airway 

    Muhammad J., Khan; Alhammad, Muhammad F.; Kassas, Hazim A.; Hammad, Yasser A.; El-Khatib, Mohamed S.; ... more authors (2023 , Article)
    We are presenting a noteworthy instance of managing the airway of a patient who had acute tracheal stenosis of considerable magnitude caused by external compression resulting from a large right subclavian pseudoaneurysm.Tracheal ...
  • A comprehensive health effects assessment of the use of sanitizers and disinfectants during COVID-19 pandemic: a global survey 

    Hashemi, Fallah; Hoepner, Lori; Hamidinejad, Farahnaz Soleimani; Haluza, Daniela; Afrashteh, Sima; ... more authors ( Springer Nature , 2023 , Article)
    COVID-19 has affected all aspects of human life so far. From the outset of the pandemic, preventing the spread of COVID-19 through the observance of health protocols, especially the use of sanitizers and disinfectants was ...
  • Non-Participatory Observation Of Integrated Management Of Childhood Illness Practices At Selected Basic Health Units Of District Abbottabad, Kp, Pakistan: A Qualitative Hermeneutic Study 

    Abrar, Saidul; Hafeez, Assad; Khan, Muhammad Naseem; Rahim, Sana; Ali, Yasir; ... more authors ( Ayub Medical College , 2023 , Article)
    BACKGROUND: It was in 1995 when a strategy was devised to reduce under-five mortality in countries with a prevalence of child mortality above 40/1000 live births. This strategy is called "Integrated Management of Childhood ...
  • Applications and multidisciplinary perspective on 3D printing techniques: Recent developments and future trends 

    Amir A., Elhadad; Rosa-Sainz, Ana; Cañete, Raquel; Peralta, Estela; Begines, Belén; ... more authors ( Elsevier , 2023 , Article)
    In industries as diverse as automotive, aerospace, medical, energy, construction, electronics, and food, the engineering technology known as 3D printing or additive manufacturing facilitates the fabrication of rapid ...
  • Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis Detects Body Fat Changes After Surgical Subcutaneous Fat Removal 

    Ahmed, Mohamed Badie; Doi, Suhail A.; Habib, Abdella M.; Glass, Graeme E.; Hammouda, Atalla; ... more authors ( Mary Ann Liebert , 2024 , Article)
    Background: The risk and metabolic effects of obesity are determined by the distribution of fat throughout the body. It has been proposed that the distribution of abdominal fat is more closely related to the metabolic risks ...
  • A Switched-Capacitor Based Multilevel Inverter with Extendable Levels having Enhanced Voltage Gain for Renewable Energy Applications 

    Al-Hitmi, Mohammed Abdulla E and Iqbal, Atif and Islam, Shirazul and Hussan, Md Reyaz and Abbas, Ahmed ( Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. , 2023 , Conference Paper)
    Various Switched-Capacitor based Multilevel Inverters (SCMLI) are suggested in literature. These converters can, however, provide fixed levels of ac output voltage. A higher number of renewable energy units must be linked ...
  • An Improved ANPC-based 7-level Inverter with Reduced Component and Low TSV for EV Applications 

    Hussan, Md Reyaz and Sidique, Marif Daula and Islam, Shirazul and Al-Hitmi, Mohammed. A. and Iqbal, Atif and Sarwar, Adil ( Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. , 2023 , Conference Paper)
    The low dc-link voltage requirements of active-neutral-point-clamped (ANPC) inverters with voltage-gain capabilities make them attractive. The system's overall efficiency, reliability, and power density are improved by the ...
  • Analysis and Extension of Switched Inductor and Capacitor Based High Gain DC-DC Boost Converter with Flexible Control at Higher Gains 

    Iqbal, A.; Samiullah, M.; Al-Hitmi, M.; Al-Wahedi, A.M. ( Institution of Engineering and Technology , 2023 , Conference Paper)
    Microgrids get the majority of their power from renewable sources such as PV (photovoltaic) and FC (fuel cell). To achieve the desired bus voltage in a DC microgrid, a conventional DC-DC converter used as an interconnecting ...
  • Space vector vs. sinusoidal carrier-based pulse width modulation for a seven-phase voltage source inverter 

    Al-Hitmi, Mohammed A.; Moinoddin, Shaikh; Iqbal, Atif; Rahman, Khaliqur; Meraj, Mohammad ( China Power Supply Society , 2019 , Article)
    The paper presents an extensive comparison between two pulse width modulation (PWM) control schemes, namely carrier-based and space vector based PWM for a seven-phase voltage source inverter. Sinusoidal carrier-based PWM ...
  • Space vector pulse width modulation control techniques for a five-phase quasi-impedance source inverter 

    Abduallah, Ahmad Anad; Meraj, Mohammed; Al-Hitmi, Mohammed; Iqbal, Atif ( John Wiley and Sons Inc , 2018 , Article)
    This study proposes space vector modulation (SVM) techniques for a five-phase quasi-impedance source inverter. Five different SVM methods are elaborated utilising four active neighbouring (from two different lengths group) ...
  • Implementation and comparison of particle swarm optimization and genetic algorithm techniques in combined economic emission dispatch of an independent power plant 

    Hussain, Shahbaz; Al-Hitmi, Mohammed; Khaliq, Salman; Hussain, Asif; Saqib, Muhammad Asghar ( MDPI AG , 2019 , Article)
    This paper presents the optimization of fuel cost, emission of NOX, COX, and SOX gases caused by the generators in a thermal power plant using penalty factor approach. Practical constraints such as generator limits and ...
  • Triple boost switched capacitor multilevel inverter (TB-SCMLI) with reduced components and self-voltage balance 

    Hussan, Md. Reyaz; Al-Hitmi, Mohammed A.; Siddique, Marif Daula; Islam, Shirazul; Iqbal, Atif ( John Wiley and Sons Inc , 2023 , Article)
    Multi-level inverter (MLIs) designs with switched-capacitor (SC) are on the rise due to their applicability in sustainable energy systems and high voltage applications. In this light, this paper presents a compact triple-boost ...
  • Assessment of Nodal Inertia Estimation Methods for Future Power Systems: A Comparative Study 

    AlTawallbeh, Alaa and Alassi, Abdulrahman and Meskin, Nader and Al-Hitmi, Mohammed and Massoud, Ahmed ( Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. , 2024 , Conference Paper)
    High penetration of unconventional generators such as renewable energy sources (RES) in the generation system requires special attention during disturbances to maintain grid stability and limit possible frequency deviations. ...
  • Energy futures and green hydrogen production: Is Saudi Arabia trend? 

    Hassan, Qusay; Sameen, Aws Zuhair; Salman, Hayder M.; Jaszczur, Marek; Al-Hitmi, Mohammed; ... more authors ( Elsevier , 2023 , Article)
    This paper explores the potential for hydrogen energy to become a future trend in Saudi Arabia energy industry. With the emergence of hydrogen as a promising clean energy source, there has been growing interest and investment ...
  • Collective self-consumption of solar photovoltaic and batteries for a micro-grid energy system 

    Hassan, Qusay; Abbas, Majid K.; Tabar, Vahid Sohrabi; Tohidi, Sajjad; Al-Hitmi, Mohammed; ... more authors ( Elsevier , 2023 , Article)
    The paper carried out a techno-economic analysis in order to obtain the optimum battery storage capacity in conjunction with a photovoltaic array that can match the desired household load at highest possible self-consumption. ...
  • Inherently boosted switched inductor hybrid converter with AC and DC outputs for DC nanogrid applications 

    Samiullah, Md; Al-Hitmi, Mohammed A.; Iqbal, Atif; Ashraf, Imtiaz ( Elsevier , 2023 , Article)
    This paper presents a novel hybrid converter which is capable of carrying AC and DC loads simultaneously at different ports. The converter is designed by using a full bridge inverter at the nodes between the active switched ...
  • Middle East energy consumption and potential renewable sources: An overview 

    Hassan, Qusay; Al-Hitmi, Mohammed; Tabar, Vahid Sohrabi; Sameen, Aws Zuhair; Salman, Hayder M.; ... more authors ( Elsevier , 2023 , Article)
    Despite having enormous fossil fuel resources, the Middle East is susceptible to drops in oil and gas prices, which hurts the country budget. Even while the Middle Eastern countries that import energy enjoy cheaper energy ...
  • An ultra-high voltage gain interleaved converter based on three-winding coupled inductor with reduced input current ripple for renewable energy applications 

    Hashemzadeh, Seyed Majid; Al-Hitmi, Mohammed A.; Aghaei, Hadi; Marzang, Vafa; Iqbal, Atif; ... more authors ( John Wiley and Sons Inc , 2024 , Article)
    This article proposes an interleaved high step-up DC-DC converter topology designed for renewable energy applications, featuring an ultra-high voltage conversion ratio. The converter employs an interleaved structure, ...
  • Global, regional, and national burden of diabetes from 1990 to 2021, with projections of prevalence to 2050: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2021 

    Kanyin Liane, Ong; Stafford, Lauryn K; McLaughlin, Susan A; Boyko, Edward J; Vollset, Stein Emil; ... more authors ( Elsevier , 2023 , Article)
    BackgroundDiabetes is one of the leading causes of death and disability worldwide, and affects people regardless of country, age group, or sex. Using the most recent evidentiary and analytical framework from the Global ...

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