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Anatomy and Histology



The cricothyroid space: a guide for successful thyroidectomy.

Younes NA, Badran DH


Brachiocephalic veins: an overlooked approach for central venous catheterization.
Badran DH, Abder-Rahman H, Abu Ghaida J.


Magnetic resonance imaging of normal lumbar intervertebral discs.
Al-Hadidi MT, Badran DH, Al-Hadidi AM, Abu-Ghaida JH




Magnetic resonance imaging of normal lumbar intervertebral foraminal height.

Al-Hadidi MT. Abu-Ghaida JH. Badran DH. Al-Hadidi AM. Ramadan HN. Massad DF.



Histological analysis of the products of conception following first trimester abortion at Jordan University Hospital.

Fram KM.



Zinc in normal and pathological human prostate gland.

Bataineh ZM. Bani Hani IH. Al-Alami JR.




Ultrastructural study of the gastric mucosa and Helicobacter pylori in duodenal ulcer patients.

Al-Muhtaseb MH. Abu-Khalaf AM. Aughsteen AA.




Primary gastrointestinal lymphomas in Jordan are similar to those in Western countries.

Almasri NM. al-Abbadi M. Rewaily E. Abulkhail A. Tarawneh MS.




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Combined evaluation of expressions of cyclin E and p53 proteins as prognostic factors for patients with gastric cancer.

Bani-Hani KE, Almasri NM, Khader YS, Sheyab FM, Karam HN.



Epstein-Barr virus expression in Hodgkin's disease in Jordan.

Almasri NM. Khalidi HS.



Non-Hodgkin lymphoma in Jordan. Types and patterns of 111 cases classified according to the WHO classification of hematological malignancies.

Almasri NM. Habashneh MA. Khalidi HS.



Surgical management of pleomorphic adenoma of the palate.

Bataineh AB. al-Dwairi ZN.



Alpha-1 antitrypsin phenotypes in patients with lung, prostate and breast cancer.

El-Akawi ZJ. Al-Hindawi FK.



Comparison of some risk factors between non-familial and familial breast cancer females in Jordan.

Atoum MF, Al-Hourani HM.



Lifestyle related risk factors for breast cancer in Jordanian females.

Atoum MF, Al-Hourani HM.



Mutation Analysis of the Breast Cancer Gene BRCA1 among Breats Cancer Jordanian Females.

Manar Atoum, Sameer Al-Kayed



Knowledge and Beliefs of Jordanian Women Nurses about Mammography and Breast Cancer.

Israa Khasawneh



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Immunological changes in acute myocardial infarction.

Al-Ahmad RS. Mahafzah AM. Al-Mousa EN.


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Cheating behaviors of dental students.

Al-Dwairi ZN. Al-Waheidi EM



The relationship between patient, parent and clinician perceived need and normative orthodontic treatment need.

Hamdan AM.




Type of treatment, prognosis, and estimation of time spent to manage dental trauma in late presentation cases at a dental teaching hospital: a longitudinal and retrospective study.

Al-Jundi SH.



Mumps: immune status of adults and epidemiology as a necessary background for choice of vaccination strategy in Jordan.

Batayneh N. Bdour S.



Supernumerary teeth: review of the literature and a survey of 152 cases.

Rajab LD. Hamdan MA.



Oral lesions in a Jordanian population.

Darwazeh AM. Pillai K.


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Diabetes Mellitus


Evaluation of Diabetic Diets in Jordanian Hospitals.

Huda Al Horani



Cystatin C and Microalbuminuria levels Versus Haptoglobin Polymorphism in Type II Diabetes Mellitus Patients.

Sameer Awadalla, Sleeman Saleh, Ali Mesheel



Thyroid dysfunction in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus in Jordan.

Radaideh AR. Nusier MK. Amari FL. Bateiha AE. El-Khateeb MS. Naser AS. Ajlouni KM.


Radiological findings in Wolfram syndrome.

Hadidy AM. Jarrah NS. Al-Till MI. El-Shanti HE. Ajlouni KM.


Effects of short term metformin administration on androgens in diabetic men.

Shegem NS. Alsheek Nasir AM. Batieha AM. El-Shanti H. Ajlouni KM


Thyroid function and thyroid autoimmunity in patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus.

Radaideh A. El-Khateeb M. Batieha AM. Nasser AS. Ajlouni KM



Prevalence of missed hyperglycaemia among Jordan University Hospital mortality discharges, 1995-97.

Younis E. Badheeb A. Ajlouni H. Kareem SA. Ajlouni K.



Metabolic alterations as a result of Ramadan fasting in non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus patients in relation to food intake.

Khatib FA, Shafagoj YA.


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Precocious puberty at an endocrine centre in Jordan.

Taher BM. Ajlouni HK. Hamamy HA. Shegem NS. Madanat AY. Ajlouni KM.


Clinical spectrum of primary hyperparathyroidism.

Younes NA. Al-Trawneh IS. Albesoul NM. Hamdan BR. Sroujieh AS.


Dehydroepiandrosterone prevents dexamethasone-induced hypertension in rats.

Shafagoj Y, Opoku J, Qureshi D, Regelson W, Kalimi M.


Laboratory screening for hyperparathyroidism.

Younes NA, Shafagoj Y, Khatib F, Ababneh M. 


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Genotype/phenotype correlations in Arab patients with familial Mediterranean fever.

Majeed HA. El-Shanti H. Al-Khateeb MS. Rabaiha ZA.


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Infectious Diarrhea


Characterization of diarrhoeagenic Escherichia coli isolates in Jordanian children. Shehabi AA, Bulos NK, Hajjaj KG




Prevalence of Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhoea among hospitalized Jordanian patients.

Shehabi AA, Abu-Ragheb HA, Allaham NA




Characterization of diarrhoeagenic Escherichia coli isolates in Jordanian children.
Shehabi AA, Bulos NK, Hajjaj KG.



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Internal Medicine



Evaluation of dizziness at Jordan University Hospital.

Abdul-Baqi KJ. Mohammed FI. Shubair KS. Sarhan YS. Tawalbeh MI.



Risk factors for duodenal ulcer disease.

Abu Farsakh NA.




Carpal tunnel syndrome: a series observed at Jordan University Hospital (JUH), June 1999-December 2000.

Bahou YG.


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Nurses' Job in Jordan




Variables of Jordanian Nurses Job Satisfaction, Patients Satisfaction, and the Quality of Nursing Care: a Comparative Study Between Critical Care Units and Wards in an Educational Hospital.

Majd Mrayyan




Jordanian Nurses' Job Satisfaction and Retention: a Comparative Study Between Educational and Non-Educational Hospitals .

Majd Mrayyan



Developing a programme-review process for a baccalaureate nursing programme in Jordan.

Thomas B. Rajacich D. Ma'aitah RA. Cameron SJ. Gharaibeh M. Delahunt TD.




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Microbiology / Micro bacteriology



Isolation and characterization of thermotolerant bacteriophages from Main hot springs.

Hazem A




Polar Lipids As Chemo Taxonomic Tool For Identification of Thermophile Bacteria Isolated From Thermal Pond in MAEEN ,Jordan.

Mhammad AL Battikhi, Hazem AL Remawi




Idenification and Quantification of Microorganisms by Infrared Spectroscopy in Food Systems.

Murad Al-Holy





Dynamics of the interaction between a Fibronectin molecule and a living bacterium under mechanical force.

Yasser Bustanji , Carla Renata Arciola, Matteo Conti, Enrico Mandello, Lucio Montanaro, Bruno Samorì




Staphylococcus-Fibronectin binding and its inhibition by heparin.

Carla Renata Arciola, Yasser Bustanji, Matteo Conti, Davide Campoccia, Lucilla Baldassarri, Bruno Samorì, Lucio Montanaro




The mechanical properties of human Angiostatin can be modulated by means of its disulfide bonds: A Single-Molecule Force-Spectroscopy Study.

Yasser Bustanji and Bruno Samorì




The desorption process of macromolecules adsorbed on interfaces: The Force Spectroscopy Approach. Matteo Conti.

Yasser Bustanji, Giuseppe Falini, Paolo Ferruti, Sergio Stefoni, Bruno Samorì.





Familial Mediterranean fever mutation frequencies and carrier rates among a mixed Arabic population.

Al-Alami JR. Tayeh MK. Najib DA. Abu-Rubaiha ZA. Majeed HA. Al-Khateeb MS. El-Shanti HI.





Heterogeneity in microbial exposure in schools in Sweden, Poland and Jordan revealed by analysis of chemical markers.
Wady L, Shehabi A, Szponar B, Pehrson C, Sheng Y, Larsson L.





High incidence of Klebsiella pneumoniae clinical isolates to extended-spectrum B-lactam drugs in intensive care units.
Shehabi AA, Mahafzah A, Baadran I, Qadar FA, Dajani N.





Antibiotic resistance patterns of mecA-positive Staphylococcus aureus isolates from clinical specimens and nasal carriage.
Al-Zu'bi E, Bdour S, Shehabi AA.





Putative virulence factors of Candida species colonizing respiratory tracts of patients
Asem A. Shehabi , Shatha A. Nazzal , Naheel Dajani





Antimicrobial resistance and plasmid profiles of urinary Escherichia coli isolates from Jordanian patients
A.A. Shehabi, A.M. Mahafzah and K.Z. Al-Khalili





Prevalence of genital chlamydial infection in symptomatic and asymptomatic Jordanian patients.
Awwad ZM, Al-Amarat AA, Shehabi AA.





Common antimicrobial resistance patterns, biotypes and serotypes found among Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolates from patient's stools and drinking water sources in Jordan
Shehabi AA, Masoud H, Maslamani FA





Enterotoxicity and genetic variation among clinical Staphylococcus aureus isolates in Jordan
Randa G. Naffa, Salwa M. Bdour, Hussein M. Migdadi and Asem A. Shehabi





Rare occurrence of Mycoplasma pneumoniae infection among Jordanian adults with respiratory tract infections
Nathir M. Obeidat, Luay F. Qatouseh, Asem A. Shehabi




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Obstetric & Gynecology



Pain relief using continuous bupivacaine infusion in the paravertebral space after loin incision.

Awwad ZM. Atiyat BA.


The changing trend in the rate of caesarean section at a teaching hospital.

Saleh SS.




Return of fertility after successful chemotherapy treatment of gestational trophoblastic tumors.

Amr MF.


Vesico-vaginal fistula in Jordan.

Amr MF.


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Causes of Blindness among Adult Jordanians, A Hospital-Based Study.

Muawyah D. Al-Bdour (FRCS), Maha I. Al-Till (FRCS),Ilham B. Abu-Khader


Prevalence of Blindness and Visual Impairment among Jordanian Diabetics.

Maha Al-Till(FRCS), Muawyah Al- Bdour(FRCS), Kamel Ajlouni (FACP, FACE)



Visual Outcome in Penetrating keratoplasty at Jordan University Hospital (1979-1998).

Maha I. Al-Till (FRCS- Ophth)



Ophthalmologic Findings in Fifteen Patients with Wolfram Syndrome.

Maha Al-Till, (FRCS-Ophth.), Dr. Nadim S. Jarrah, (MD), Dr. Kamel M. Ajlouni, (MD)


Causes of blindness among adult Jordanians: a hospital-based study.

Al-Bdour MD. Al-Till MI. Abu-Khader IB.




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Oral Surgery & Diseases


Oral candidosis in patients with removable dentures.

Dar-Odeh NS, Shehabi AA



Expression of an Adhesion Related Activation Antigen on Endothelial Cells in Human Oral Mucosal Diseases.

M. Thornhill,  S. Burgan, S.J. Challacombe, P.R. Morgan and D.O. Haskard


Oral Findings Among 1633 Jordanians.

Samar Zaal Burgan


A Case Report of Wegeners Granulomatosis With Early Oral Manifestations.

Samar Zaal Burgan



A comparative Retrospective Study of 70 Oral Lichen Planus Patients:Erosive and Non-Erosive Types.

Samar Z. Burgan



Medical Status of Patients Attending the Oral Diagnostic Clinic At the University of Jordan.

Samar Z. Burgan


Smoking and health: opinions and awareness among general dentists in Jordan.

Samar Z. Burgan


Knowledge and practices of Jordanian dentists regarding oral cancer prevention.

Samar Z. Burgan and Khalid I Ajluni


Smoking behavior and views of Jordanian dentists: A pilot survey.

Samar Z. Burgan




A retrospective study of 51 oral cancer patients at the Jordan University Hospital (1984 - 1998).

Burgan SZ, EL Maaytah M, AL Masad JK, Farah GR, AL Zaben J


Case report: Oral pemphigus vulgaris with multiple oral polyps in a young patient.

Samar Z. Burgan,  Faleh A. Sawair,  Seamus S. Napier


Routine practices of general dentists toward patients' smoking.

Samar Z. Burgan



The prevalence of inflammatory and developmental odontogenic cysts in a Jordanian population: a clinicopathologic study.

Bataineh AB. Rawashdeh MA. Al Qudah MA


Oral pyogenic granuloma in Jordanians: a retrospective analysis of 108 cases.

Al-Khateeb T. Ababneh K.



Oral and maxillofacial tumours in north Jordanian children and adolescents: a retrospective analysis over 10 years.

Al-Khateeb T. Al-Hadi Hamasha A. Almasri NM.



Ameloblastoma in young Jordanians: a review of the clinicopathologic features and treatment of 10 cases.

Al-Khateeb T. Ababneh KT.


The surgical treatment of central giant cell granuloma of the mandible.

Bataineh AB. Al-Khateeb T. Rawashdeh MA.



Rhabdomyosarcoma of the oral and maxillofacial region in Jordanians: a retrospective analysis.

Al-Khateeb T. Bataineh AB.



Effect of preservation of the inferior and posterior borders on recurrence of ameloblastomas of the mandible.

Bataineh AB.


Treatment of mandibular odontogenic keratocysts.

Bataineh AB. al Qudah M.


Oral candidosis in patients with removable dentures.
Dar-Odeh NS, Shehabi AA.


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The spectrum of chronic renal failure among Jordanian children.

Hamed RM.


Congenital nephrotic syndrome: a clinico-pathologic study of thirty children.

Hamed RM. Shomaf M.


Serum magnesium levels in asthmatic children during and between exacerbations.

Kakish KS.


Clinical sinusitis in children attending primary care centers.

Kakish KS. Mahafza T. Batieha A. Ekteish F. Daoud A.


The clinical patterns of myalgia in children with familial Mediterranean fever.

Majeed HA. Al-Qudah AK. Qubain H. Shahin HM.





Nosocomial infections in the intensive care units at a university hospital in a developing country: comparison with National Nosocomial Infections Surveillance intensive care unit rates.

Khuri-Bulos NA. Shennak M. Agabi S. Saleh S. Al Rawashdeh S. Al Ghanem S. Al Adham M. Faori I. Abu Khader I.


Screening for congenital hypothyroidism in cognitively delayed children.

al-Qudah AA.


Congenital muscular dystrophy in Jordanian children.

Al-Qudah AA. Tarawneh M.


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The impact of Social Factors Related to Physiotherapy Provisions for  Children Due to RTA.

Saleh AL Oraibe



Professional and Career Satisfaction of Physical Therapy Graduates from the Hashemite University.

Fuad A. Abdulla



The Effectiveness of serial casting versus physiotherapy therapeutic exercises in the management of knee fixed flexion contractures in children with spina bifida.

Saleh AL Oraibe




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Plastic Surgery



Histological changes in radial forearm skin flaps in the oral cavity.

Sinclair A, Johnston E, Badran DH, Neilson M, Soutar DS, Robertson AG, McDOnaled SW.


Magnetic resonance imaging of normal lumber intervertebral foraminal height.

Al-Hadidi MT, Abu Ghaida JH, Badran DH, Al-Hadidi AM, Ramadan HN, Massad DF.



Behavior of radial forearm skin flaps transplanted into the oral cavity.

Badran D, Soutar DS, Robertson AG, Reid O, Milne EW, McDonald SW, Scothorne RJ.



Analysis of 100 Patients with thermal injury treated in a new burn unit in Amman, Jordan.  

Karyoute SM, Badran DH.




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Public Health



Identification of Nutritional Problems in Patients with End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) who are Treated with Hemodialysis.

Rema Tayyem ,Majd Mrayyan.



Evaluation Of Bacteriospermia, Antisperm Antibodies And Semen Biochemical Changes As Contributing Factors To Asthenospermia in Sub Fertile Males.

Sleeman Saleh, Khaled Abu AL Teen, Sameer Awadalla


Health of Grandmothers: A Comparison by Caregiver Status.

Musil C.M.; Ahmad M.



Periodontal diseases and the risk of coronary heart and cerebrovascular diseases: a meta-analysis.

Khader YS, Albashaireh ZS, Alomari MA.



Factors associated with periodontal diseases in a dental teaching clinic population in northern Jordan.
Khader YS, Rice JC, Lefante JJ.



Oral contraceptives use and the risk of myocardial infarction: a meta-analysis.
Khader YS, Rice J, John L, Abueita O.



The clinical and epidemiological features of hydatid disease in Northern Jordan.

Yaghan RJ. Bani-Hani KE. Heis HA.




Investigation of Burkholderia cepacia nosocomial outbreak with high fatality in patients suffering from diseases other than cystic fibrosis.

Shehabi AA. Abu-Al-Soud W. Mahafzah A. Khuri-Bulos N. Abu Khader I. Ouis IS. Wadstrom T.



Detection, staging and clinical implications of renal cell carcinoma.

Ghalayini IF. Bani-Hani IH.



Smoking habits and attitudes towards smoking among university students in Jordan.

Haddad LG. Malak MZ.





Epidemiology of needlestick and sharp injuries at a university hospital in a developing country: a 3-year prospective study at the Jordan University Hospital, 1993 through 1995.

Khuri-Bulos NA. Toukan A. Mahafzah A. Al Adham M. Faori I. Abu Khader I. Abu Rumeileh ZI.




Hubble-bubble (water pipe) smoking: levels of nicotine and cotinine in plasma, saliva and urine.

Shafagoj YA, Mohammed FI, Hadidi KA. 




Levels of maximum end-expiratory carbon monoxide and certain cardiovascular parameters following hubble-bubble smoking.

Shafagoj YA, Mohammed FI.




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Psychometric evaluation of the Cognitive Appraisal of Health Scale in patients with prostate cancer.

Muayyad M. Ahmad




Jaclene A. Zauszniewski , Muayyad Ahmad


Predictors of patients experiences of nursing care in medical-surgical wards.   Muayyad M Ahmad RN PhD, Jafar A Alasad RN PhD




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Investigation of Burkholderia cepacia nosocomial outbreak with high fatality in patients suffering from diseases other than cystic fibrosis.

Shehabi AA, Abu-Al-Soud W, Mahafzah A, Khuri-Bulos N, Abu Khader I, Ouis IS, Wadstrom T.


Profiling Respiratory Problems of Adults living in AL-Hashemya Governance. 

Kawkab Shishani


Investigation of Burkholderia cepacia nosocomial outbreak with high fatality in patients suffering from diseases other than cystic fibrosis.
Shehabi AA, Abu-Al-Soud W, Mahafzah A, Khuri-Bulos N, Abu Khader I, Ouis IS, Wadstrom T.


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Carbon monoxide fatalities in medicolegal autopsies.

Abu-al Ragheb SY. Battah AH.


Fatal poisoning with alcohol and drugs in the Greater Amman County.

Abu-al Ragheb SY. Hadidi KA.


Alcohol in medicolegal cases seen at Jordan University Hospital.

Hadidi KA. Battah AH. Hinnawi S.


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