Amaar A. Bakhit
King Saud University
Renal functionAcute kidney injuryRenal biopsyDiabetes mellitusMedicine
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#1Khalid A. Alhasan (KSU: King Saud University)H-Index: 2
#2Noura AloudahH-Index: 2
Last. Abdulkareem AlsuwaidaH-Index: 12
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OBJECTIVES: To identify the trends in the diagnostic frequency of glomerular disease subtypes by renal biopsy in children in Saudi Arabia over the last 20 years. METHODS: In this retrospective observational study, we identified all patients aged less than 18 years for whom native kidney biopsy was performed between 1998 and 2017. The period during which biopsy was performed (1998-2004, 2005-2011, and 2012-2017) and the demographic information and their association with the prevalence of various ...
#1Abdulkareem Alsuwaida (KSU: King Saud University)H-Index: 12
#2Amaar A. Bakhit (KSU: King Saud University)H-Index: 1
Last. Sufia Husain (KSU: King Saud University)H-Index: 7
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Objectives: To examined the short and long-term outcome of class II lupus nephritis (LN). Methods : This retrospective study included patients with class II LN at their first renal biopsy between January 1996 and December 2016 in King Khaled University Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The rate of complete remission, worsening renal function, and histological transformation in the second biopsy were examined. Results: The study included 32 female patients with class II LN. The most frequent presen...
#1Amaar A. BakhitH-Index: 1
Last. Abdulkareem AlsuwaidaH-Index: 12
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Introduction: Glomerular diseases in the elderly population are a challenging clinical dilemma, and kidney biopsy is of paramount importance to clarify the morphological changes. The aim of this study was to evaluate the prevalence of major glomerulopathies that affect older adults. Methods: This retrospective study included 70 adults aged >65 years and was performed at four tertiary centres in Saudi Arabia between January 2001 and December 2017. Results: There were 74 native kidney biopsies, wh...
#1Amaar A. Bakhit (KSU: King Saud University)H-Index: 1
#2Amr M. Kurdi (KSU: King Saud University)H-Index: 1
Last. Abdulkareem Alsuwaida (KSU: King Saud University)H-Index: 12
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Objectives: To examin the effect of Ramadan fasting on worsening of renal function (WRF). Method: This was a single-arm prospective observational study including 65 patients with stage 3 or higher chronic kidney disease (CKD). By definition, WRF was considered to have occurred when serum creatinine levels increased by 0.3 mg/dL (26.5 µmol/l) from baseline during or within 3 months after Ramadan. The study was conducted in the Nephrology Clinic of King Khalid University Hospital, Riyadh, Kingdom ...
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