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Biography
Dr. A.K. Alameddine
Dr. A.K. Alameddine
Tufts Medical School, USA


Email:akalameddine@gmail.com


Qualifications

2010 Assistant Clinical Professor Surgery, Tufts Medical School, Boston, MA
2000 Surgeon, Cardiac Surgery, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA
1990 Associate, Cardiac Surgery, Beth Israel and Brigham & Women's Hospitals
1989 Surgeon, North Shore Medical Center, Salem, MA
1987 Resident, Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery, Alberta University, Edmonton, AB
1984 Associate, Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery, Baylor University, Dallas, TX
1983 Instructor of Surgery/surgical anatomy, Health Sciences Center, St John's, NFLD, CA
1978 Surgeon, New England Memorial Hospital Stoneham, MA (Hospital Closed)
1978 Officer, Clinical & Experimental Surgery, Harvard Medical School Boston
1977 Resident Surgery, Union Memorial Hospital Baltimore, MD
1974 Intern Surgery, American University Hospital Lebanon
1973 MD. (French diploma)
1970 Instructor of Human Anatomy
1966 Premed (CPEM) Jesuit School of Medicine & Pharmacy, Lebanon
1965 Baccalaureate II Mathematics, Lebanon


Publications (Selected)

  1. Alameddine AK, Alimov VK, and Flack JE. Repair of intervalvular fibrous body rupture during aortic valve replacement. J Cardiac Surg 2011; 26: 372-74.
  2. A.K. Alameddine, V.K. Alimov, J.E. Flack and J.A. Rousou. Is There a Role for Surgery in the Management of Giant B-Cell Right Atrial Lymphoma? J Cardiac Surg 2011; 26: 166–168.
  3. Abdallah K. Alameddine, MD*, Victor K. Alimov, MD, George S. Turner, Jr., CCP, David W. Deaton, MD. Surgical pitfalls of excising an intramyocardial lipoma. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2011; 141:592-594
  4. Alameddine AK, Deaton DW, Alimov VK, Rousou JA. Helpful maneuvers for controlling bleeding from operative or traumatic vascular injuries. JTrauma. 2010; 69:466-7.
  5. Alameddine AK, Engelman D, Alimov, AK. Statistical Methodology for Analysis of Endoscopic versus Open Saphenous Vein HarvestTechniques. Annal Thorac Surg 2010; 90:1743-44.
  6. Alameddine Ak, Rousou JA. Entrapment of an arterial pressure catheter by a previously deployed Starclose device. Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions. Article first published online: 29 APR, 2010
  7. Rousou JA, Alameddine AK, Yang C, A "Double Overlap" suture technique for the proximal attachment of composite graft to the aortic annulus. Ann Thorac Surg, 2007; 83: 1906-1907
  8. Alameddine AK, Alimov VI, Engelman RM, Rousou JA, Flack JE 3rd, Deaton DW, Engelman DT. Anatomic variations of the radial artery: significance when harvesting for coronary artery bypass grafting. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2004; 127: 1825-7.
  9. Alameddine AK, Riester WH. Lengthening the greater saphenous vein with the use of the lateral femoral cutaneous vein. J Vasc Surg. 2000; 31: 819-20.
  10. Alameddine AK. Minding the chaperones. Ann Thorac Surg. 1999; 68: 628.
  11. Alameddine AK, Girard MJ. Esophageal laceration caused by a bagel. N Engl J Med. 1999; 340: 241.
  12. Alameddine AK, Riester WH. Repair of stenotic saphenous vein grafts in infrainguinal arterial reconstructions. Tex Heart Inst J. 1998; 25: 118-9.
  13. Alameddine AK. Lower limb ischemia with compartment syndrome related to femoral artery cannulas. Ann Thorac Surg. 1997; 64: 884-5.
  14. Alameddine AK, DeCamp M, Yanagi H, Cohn LH. Mobilizing the internal thoracic artery bilaterally for coronary artery bypass grafting in obese and diabetic patients. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 1993; 106: 753-4.
  15. Alameddine AK, Schoen FJ, Yanagi H, Couper GS, Collins JJ Jr, Cohn LH. Aortic or mitral valve replacement in systemic lupus erythematosus. Am J CardioI. 1992; 70:955-6.
  16. Alameddine Ak. Peritoneal adhesions: where do we stand? Md State Med J. 1979; 28: 48-9.
  17. Alameddine AK. Postoperative pulmonary insufficiency: better prognosis with appropriate therapy. Md State Med J. 1979; 28: 56-9.
  18. Alameddine AK, Walji S, Cha CJ, Ryan B, Clowes GH Jr. Effect of hyperalimentation on peripheral amino acid metabolism in septic patients. Surg Forum. 1978; 29: 20-2.
  19. Alameddine AK, Martin R Giant hypertrophy of the gastric rugae: Menetrier's disease. Md State Med J. 1977; 26: 47-9.
  20. Slim MS, Alameddine A, Nassar V, Mishalany H. Rectal and colonic polyps in childhood. Am J Proctol. 1977; 28: 27-32.
  21. Alameddine AK. Pseudocyst of the pancreas: lack of uniformity in the surgical treatment. Md State Med J. 1976; 25: 47-9.