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Shahina Daar

Oman
Department of Hematology
Sulatan Qaboos University
Visiting scholar:
  • 2017
  • 2019

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Unlike Hepatitis B, there is no vaccine available for protection against Hepatitis C virus (HCV).  Multi transfused patients eg patients with sickle cell disease and thalassaemia were at particular risk...
Patients with thalassemia major require regular blood transfusions from 6-12 months of age to stay alive. This eventually results in massive iron overload; the body has no mechanism for ridding itself...
Β-thalassemia is classified into three phenotypes, depending on the severity of symptoms: 1) thalassemia major (TM); 2) thalassemia Intermedia (TI); 3) β trait or thalassemia minor (Tm). Recent data...
Patients with homozygous beta thalassemia have complex clinical complications due to the need for blood transfusions and iron overload. Liver pathology due to the latter and a high prevalence of hepatitis...
 

Related publications

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De Sanctis, Vincenzo, Ashraf T Soliman, Heba Elsedfy, Alice Albu, Soad Al Jaouni, Salvatore Anastasi, Maria Grazia Bisconte, Duran Canatan, Soteroula Christou, Shahina Daar, Salvatore Di Maio, Mohamed El Kholy, Doaa Khater, Mohamed Elshinawy, Yurdanur Kilinc, Roberto Mattei, Hala H Mosli, Alessandra Quota, Maria Grazia Roberti, Praveen Sobti, saif AL Yaarubi, Saveria Canpisi and Christos Kattamis. 2016. The ICET-A Recommendations for the Diagnosis and Management of Disturbances of Glucose Homeostasis in Thalassemia Major Patients. Mediterranean Journal of Hematology and Infectious Diseases 8:e2016058. http://www.mjhid.org/index.php/mjhid/article/view/2016.058

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De Sanctis, Vincenzo, Ashraf T Soliman, Heba Elsedfy, Alice Albu, Soad Al Jaouni, Salvatore Anastasi, Maria Grazia Bisconte, Duran Canatan, Soteroula Christou, Shahina Daar, Salvatore Di Maio, Mohamed El Kholy, Doaa Khater, Mohamed Elshinawy, Yurdanur Kilinc, Roberto Mattei, Hala H Mosli, Alessandra Quota, Maria Grazia Roberti, et al. 2016. Review and Recommendations on Management of Adult Female Thalassemia Patients with Hypogonadism based on Literature Review and Experience of ICET-A Network Specialists. Mediterranean Journal of Hematology and Infectious Diseases 9(1):e2017001. http://www.mjhid.org/index.php/mjhid/article/view/20017.001

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De Sanctis, Vincenzo, Ashraf T Soliman, Duran Canatan, Ploutarchos Tzoulis, Shahina Daar, Salvatore Di Maio, Heba Elsedfy, Mohamed A Yassin, Aldo Filosa, Nada Soliman, Mehran Karimi, Forough Saki, Praveen Sobti, Shruti Kakkar, Soteroula Christou, Alice Albu, Constantinos Christodoulides, Yudanur Kilinc, Soad Al Jaouni, Doaa Khater, Saif A Alyaarubi, Su Han Lum, Saveria Campisi, Salvatore Anastasi, Maria Concetta Galati, Giuseppe Raiola, Yasser Wali, Ihab Z Elhakim, Demetris Mariannis, Vassilis Ladis and Christos Kattamis. 2018. An ICET-A survey on occult and emerging endocrine complications in patients with β-thalassemia major: Conclusions and recommendations. ACTA BIOMEDICA, 89(4), 481–489. https://doi.org/10.23750/abm.v89i4.774

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Al-Khabori, Murtadha and Shahina Daar. 2018. Understanding Iron Metabolism: Lessons from Transfusion-dependent Thalassemia. Oman Medical Journal, 33(1), 1–2. https://doi.org/10.5001/omj.2018.01

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Al-Riyami, Arwa Z. and Shahina Daar. 2018. Transfusion in Haemoglobinopathies: Review and recommendations for local blood banks and transfusion services in Oman. Sultan Qaboos University Medical Journal [SQUMJ], 18(1), 3. https://doi.org/10.18295/squmj.2018.18.01.002

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Al-Khabori, Murtadha, Shahina Daar, Said A Al-Busafi, Humoud Al-Dhuhli, AlGhalya A Alumairi, Moez Hassan, Sara Al-Rahbi and Umaima Al-Ajmi. 2019. Noninvasive assessment and risk factors of liver fibrosis in patients with thalassemia major using shear wave elastography. Hematology, 24(1), 183–188. https://doi.org/10.1080/10245332.2018.1540518

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