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  • Large expanding splenic pseudocyst: A case report and review of literature 

    Alhaddad, Bakhos; Hussain, Abdul Azim; Al-Rawi, Haitham; Mahmood Al Saady, Rafif ( Elsevier , 2021 , Article)
    Introduction and importance Splenic pseudocysts are extremely uncommon. Most of these cysts are asymptomatic and may result from previous blunt abdominal trauma. We report an interesting uncommon case of large splenic ...
  • Circular economy application for a Green Stadium construction towards sustainable FIFA world cup Qatar 2022™ 

    Al-Hamrani, Abathar; Kim, Doyoon; Kucukvar, Murat; Cihat Onat, Nuri ( Elsevier , 2021 , Article)
    The construction industry is responsible for a significant amount of raw material consumption and environmental footprints. Therefore, sustainable construction became a hot topic, which strives to reduce material consumption, ...
  • COVID-19 infection presented as Guillain-Barre Syndrome: Report of two new cases and review of 116 reported cases and case series 

    Elzouki, Abdel-Naser; A.M. Osman, Maab; A.E. Ahmed, Mohanad; Al-Abdulmalek, Abdulrahman; Altermanini, Mohammad; ... more authors ( Elsevier , 2021 , Article)
    Aims: Corona virus disease 2019 (COVID 19) is a pandemic infectious disease of 2020, which often presents with respiratory and gastrointestinal symptoms. The behavior of the virus and its full clinical picture has not been ...
  • Optimum sintering method and temperature for cold compact Bismuth Telluride pellets for thermoelectric applications 

    F. Jaldurgam, Farheen; Ahmad, Zubair; Touati, Farid; Al Ashraf, Abdulla; Shakoor, Abdul; ... more authors ( Elsevier , 2021 , Article)
    This work intends to investigate the optimum sintering method and temperature that can improve the efficiency of bismuth telluride cold compact pellets, for the thermoelectric applications. Different p-type and n-type ...
  • Adrenal abscess in a preterm neonate with sepsis 

    Asmir, Jonuzi; Zvizdic, Zlatan; Karavdić, Kenan; Milisic, Emir; Pasic, Irmina Sefic; ... more authors ( Elsevier , 2021 , Article)
    The adrenal abscess is a rare complication of adrenal hemorrhage in the neonatal period. Due to its rare occurrence and non-specific signs, diagnosing and treating an adrenal abscess in the neonatal period might be ...
  • Characterising Alzheimer's disease through integrative NMR- and LC-MS-based metabolomics 

    Jonas Ellegaard, Nielsen; Maltesen, Raluca Georgiana; Havelund, Jesper F.; Færgeman, Nils J.; Gotfredsen, Charlotte Held; ... more authors ( Elsevier , 2021 , Article)
    BackgroundAlzheimer's Disease (AD) is a complex and multifactorial disease and novel approaches are needed to illuminate the underlying pathology. Metabolites comprise the end-product of genes, transcripts, and protein ...
  • Shotgun-based proteomics of extracellular vesicles in Alzheimer’s disease reveals biomarkers involved in immunological and coagulation pathways 

    Nielsen, Jonas Ellegaard; Honoré, Bent; Vestergård, Karsten; Maltesen, Raluca Georgiana; Christiansen, Gunna; ... more authors ( Nature Research , 2021 , Article)
    Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the most common form of dementia and without readily available clinical biomarkers. Blood-derived proteins are routinely used for diagnostics; however, comprehensive plasma profiling is challenging ...
  • Numerical parametric investigation on the moment redistribution of basalt FRC continuous beams with basalt FRP bars 

    Abushanab, Abdelrahman; Alnahhal, Wael ( Elsevier , 2021 , Article)
    Recently, researchers’ efforts have been directed toward using fiber-reinforced concrete (FRC) in lieu of conventional concrete to improve the compressive strain, tensile strength capacity, cracking patterns, and ductility ...
  • Waning of BNT162b2 Vaccine Protection against SARS-CoV-2 Infection in Qatar. 

    Chemaitelly, Hiam; Tang, Patrick; Hasan, Mohammad R; AlMukdad, Sawsan; Yassine, Hadi M; ... more authors ( Massachusetts Medical Society , 2021 , Article)
    Waning of vaccine protection against severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection or coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) is a concern. The persistence of BNT162b2 (Pfizer-BioNTech) vaccine ...
  • Identifying metabolic alterations in newly diagnosed small cell lung cancer patients 

    Shona, Pedersen; Hansen, Joachim Bavnhøj; Maltesen, Raluca Georgiana; Szejniuk, Weronika Maria; Andreassen, Trygve; ... more authors ( Elsevier , 2021 , Article)
    BackgroundSmall cell lung cancer (SCLC) is a malignant disease with poor prognosis. At the time of diagnosis most patients are already in a metastatic stage. Current diagnosis is based on imaging, histopathology, and ...
  • Pfizer-BioNTech mRNA BNT162b2 Covid-19 vaccine protection against variants of concern after one versus two doses. 

    Abu-Raddad, Laith J; Chemaitelly, Hiam; Yassine, Hadi M; Benslimane, Fatiha M; Al Khatib, Hebah A; ... more authors ( Oxford University Press , 2021 , Article)
    Strategies for rolling out vaccination against Coronavirus Disease 2019 (Covid-19) varied across countries. A key question is whether delaying administration of the second vaccine dose to vaccinate the largest number of ...
  • The impact of teacher preparation on preservice teachers' attitudes toward inclusive education in Qatar 

    E.A. Hassanein, Elsayed; M. Alshaboul, Yousef; Ibrahim, Sayed ( Elsevier , 2021 , Article)
    Teachers' beliefs and attitudes are a significant component in the development and success of inclusive education. Research indicates that the foundation of positive attitudes toward inclusive education can be established ...
  • How circular design can contribute to social sustainability and legacy of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™? The case of innovative shipping container stadium 

    Kucukvar, Murat; A. Kutty, Adeeb; Al-Hamrani, Abathar; Kim, Doyoon; Nofal, Nadejhda; ... more authors ( Elsevier , 2021 , Article)
    The circular economy proposes a paradigm shift from the ‘take-make-waste’ type of economic system and aims to foster innovation, resource efficiency, and waste prevention. Mega sporting events can be considered great ...
  • SARS-CoV-2 antibody-positivity protects against reinfection for at least seven months with 95% efficacy 

    Laith J., Abu-Raddad; Chemaitelly, Hiam; Coyle, Peter; Malek, Joel A.; Ahmed, Ayeda A.; ... more authors ( Elsevier , 2021 , Article)
    BackgroundReinfection with the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) has been documented, raising public health concerns. SARS-CoV-2 reinfections were assessed in a cohort of antibody-positive persons ...
  • mRNA-1273 COVID-19 vaccine effectiveness against the B.1.1.7 and B.1.351 variants and severe COVID-19 disease in Qatar 

    Chemaitelly, Hiam; Yassine, Hadi M.; Benslimane, Fatiha M.; Al Khatib, Hebah A.; Tang, Patrick; ... more authors (2021 , Article)
    The SARS-CoV-2 pandemic continues to be a global health concern. The mRNA-1273 (Moderna) vaccine was reported to have an efficacy of 94.1% at preventing symptomatic COVID-19 due to infection with ‘wild-type’ variants in a ...
  • Gender and Return Migration: Gulf Returnees in Ghana 

    Rahman, Md Mizanur; Salisu, Mohammed ( College of Arts and Sciences - Gulf Studies Center , 2021 , Working Paper)
    Labor migration in the Global South is generally conceived as a multidimensional process that comprises three distinct subprocesses: emigration, immigration, and return migration. There is growing consensus that return ...
  • COVID-19 and Migrants in the GCC states: Challenges, responses and key lessons 

    Rahman, Md Mizanur ( College of Arts and Sciences - Gulf Studies Center , 2021 , Working Paper)
    As the COVID-19 pandemic unfolds, the GCC countries face an unprecedented challenge of controlling the spiralling COVID-19 cases. The challenge has become even more formidable in containing the virus among non-national ...
  • Epidemiological impact of prioritising SARS-CoV-2 vaccination by antibody status: Mathematical modelling analyses 

    Ayoub, H.H.; Ayoub, Houssein H.; Chemaitelly, Hiam; Makhoul, Monia; Al Kanaani, Zaina; ... more authors ( BMJ Publishing Group , 2021 , Article)
    Background Vaccines against SARS-CoV-2 have been developed, but their availability falls far short of global needs. This study aimed to investigate the impact of prioritising available doses on the basis of recipient ...
  • SARS-CoV-2 seroprevalence in the urban population of Qatar: An analysis of antibody testing on a sample of 112,941 individuals 

    Peter V., Coyle; Chemaitelly, Hiam; Ben Hadj Kacem, Mohamed Ali; Abdulla Al Molawi, Naema Hassan; El Kahlout, Reham Awni; ... more authors ( Elsevier , 2021 , Article)
    The study objective was to the assess level of detectable severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) antibodies in the urban population of Qatar. Antibody testing was performed on residual blood specimens ...
  • SARS-CoV-2 Infection Is at Herd Immunity in the Majority Segment of the Population of Qatar. 

    Al-Thani, Mohamed H; Farag, Elmoubasher; Bertollini, Roberto; Al Romaihi, Hamad Eid; Abdeen, Sami; ... more authors ( Oxford University Press , 2021 , Article)
    Qatar experienced a severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) epidemic that disproportionately affected the craft and manual worker (CMW) population, who comprise 60% of the total population. This study ...

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