While antireflux surgery is often proposed to patients with proton pump inhibitor-refractory GERD,...Read More
Stenotrophomonas maltophilia is one of the most common emerging multi-drug resistant organisms found in the lungs of people with cystic fibrosis and its prevalence is increasing. Chronic infection with Stenotrophomonas...Read More
Design and testing of a centrifugal fluidic device for populating microarrays of spheroid cancer cell cultures.
In current cancer spheroid culturing methods, the transfer and histological processing of specimens grown in 96-well plates is a time consuming process. A centrifugal fluidic device was developed and tested for rapid extraction...Read More
Comparison of Different Scoring Systems in Predicting the Severity of Acute Pancreatitis: A Prospective Observational Study.
Background Acute pancreatitis (AP) is an inflammatory condition of the pancreas mostly due to alcohol or gallstones. Various scoring systems were involved in identifying the severity of the disease. The standard single score to...Read More
Insulinomas are rare, functional pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors arising from the pancreatic multipotent stem cells or neuroendocrine islet, occurring with a higher proportion in females. Majority of insulinomas have a sporadic...Read More
Encapsulating drugs in functional nanoparticles provides controlled and targeted release of drugs. In this study, a general approach for encapsulating hydrophobic drugs in polyelectrolyte nanoparticles was developed for a...Read More
Urinary incontinence (UI) in women is a common health problem which can have a negative impact on quality of life (QOL). This study aimed to determine the prevalence, risk factors and impact of UI on the QOL of Omani women...Read More
Development and characterisation of mouse monoclonal antibodies specific for Clostridiodes (Clostridium) difficile lipoteichoic acid.
Clostridiodes (Clostridium) difficile is an anaerobic Gram-positive, spore-forming nosocomial, gastrointestinal pathogen causing C. difficile-associated disease with symptoms ranging from mild cases of antibiotic-associated...Read More