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Biography
Dr. Iskander Al-Githmi
Dr. Iskander Al-Githmi
Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
King Abdulaziz University Hospital, Saudi Arabia
                           
 
Qualifications
2000  F.R.C.S.(C), Cardiac Surgery, University of Alberta, Canada   
1998  F.R.C.S.(C), Thoracic Surgery, University of Manitoba, Canada 
1996  F.R.C.S.(C), General Surgery, University of Manitoba, Canada
1987  M.D., King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia
 
Publications (Selected) 
  1. I Al-Githmi; C Gutierrez; S Herman; C Chaparro; T Todd; M Hutcheon; S Keshavjee : An abnormal chest X-ray should not necessarily preclude lung donation [Abstract]. Transplantation 1999;67:105Ps
  2. Iskander Al-Githmi; Hassan Kanaan; Nadia Batawil; Irfan Mamoun: Congenital cystic adenomatoid malformation in middle aged-woman with hemoptysis. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2004;127:1833-
  3. Iskander Al-Githmi; Nadia Batawil; Norihisa Shigemura; Michael Hsin; Tak Wai Lee; Gue-Wei He; Anthony Yim: Bornchiolitis obliterans following lung transplantation [Review] Eur Jcardiothorac surg2006;30:846-851
  4. Iskander Al-Githmi; Mohammed Hariri; Nadia Batawil; Ghassan Baslaim; Ahmed Jamjoom: High resolution spiral CT scan in diagnosis of pseudoaneurysm of ascending aorta. Heart, Lung & Circulation 2007;16(6):460-1
  5. Iskander Al-Githmi: Esophageal cancer associated with pregnancy. J Obstet Gynecol Can 2009;31(8):730-731
  6. Iskander Al-Githmi; Ghassan Baslaim; Nadia Batawil: Primary Cardiac paraganglioma with dual coronary blood supply presenting with angina chest pain. Can J Cardiol 2010;26(7):278-
  7. Iskander Al-Githmi: Robotic-assisted thymectomy in patients with nonthymomatous myasthenia gravis. Surgical Science 2011; 2:293-296.
  8. Ghassan Baslaim, Ahmed Jamjoom, Iskander Al-Githmi, Faiz Almalki: Nitroglycerin cardioplegia effect on coronary artery targets in bypass grafting (in-press) Journal of thorac Cardiovasc surg 2011;59(7):411-5.
  9. Al Ata Jameel, Amin H Arfi; Ayman MS; Mahdi Nasser; Kouatli Amjad; Al-Githmi Iskander: Successful percutaneous coil occlusion of a large pulmonary arteriovenous malformation. J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 2004;14(11):691-3
  10. Mahmoud AB; Burhani MS; Hannef AA; Jamjoom AA; Al-Githmi IS; Baslaim GM: Effect of modified ultrafiltration on pulmonary function after cardiopulmonary bypass. Chest 2005;128(5):3447-53.
  11. Ali Ahmed Faydhi, Sami Bahlas, Maimoona Mushtaq Ahmed, Iskander Al-Githmi; Outcome of CABG in patient aged more than 5o years. Bahrain Medical Bulletin 2011;33(2):93-96.
  12. Michael Hsin; Innes Y Wan; Tak Wai Lee; Kin Hoi Thung; Norihisa Shigemura; Iskander Al-Githmi; Calvin S Ng; Anthony Yim: Management of Descending  necrotizing mediastinitis with video-assisted thoracic surgical approach (accepted-Chest Journal)