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Murtadha A-Khabori

Hematologists

biography

Murtadha A-Khabori is a senior consultant hematologist from Sultan Qaboos University Hospital, Oman. He received his hematology and bone marrow transplant training at Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto, Canada and Research Training at McMaster University, Canada. His areas of interest are hemostasis and thrombosis in the field of benign hematology and acute leukemia/allogeneic bone marrow transplantation in the field of malignant hematology. He is an editor in Oman Medical Journal and he has close to 30 peer reviewed publications in regional and international journals.

 

Area of Interest

1) Hemostasis and thrombosis in the field of benign hematology
2) Acute leukemia/allogeneic bone marrow transplantation in the field of malignant hematology


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1. Al Khabori M, Samiee S, Fung S, et al. Adult precursor T-lymphoblastic leukemia/lymphoma with myeloid-associated antigen expression is associated with a lower complete remission rate following induction chemotherapy. Acta Haematol. 2008;120:5-10.

2. Lourenco MT, Walsh A, Boon H, Al-Khabouri M, et al. Superstition but not distrust in the medical system predicts the use of complementary and alternative medicine in a group of patients with acute leukemia. Leuk Lymphoma. 2008;49:339-341.

3. de Almeida JR, Al Khabori M, Guyatt GH, et al. Combined Corticosteroid and Antiviral Treatment for Bell Palsy: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. JAMA. 2009;302:985-993.

4. Al-Khabori M, Minden MD, Yee KWL, et al. Improved survival using an intensive, pediatric-based chemotherapy regimen in adults with T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Leukemia & Lymphoma. 2010;51:61-65.

5. Khabori MA, El-Emary M, W Xu, Guyatt G, et al. Impact of Intensity of the Conditioning Therapy in Patients Aged 40 to 60 Years with Acute Myeloid Leukemia/ Myelodysplastic Syndrome Undergoing Allogeneic Transplantation. Bone Marrow Transplantation. 2011;46(4):516-22.

6. Al Khabori M, de Almeida JR, Guyatt GH, Kuruvilla J, Crump M. Autologous stem cell transplantation in follicular lymphoma: a systematic review and meta-analysis. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2011;104(1):18-28.

7. Tony S, Daar S, Elshinawy M, Al-Zadjaly S, Al-Khabori M, Wali Y. T2* MRI in Regularly Transfused Children with Thalassemia Intermedia: Serum Ferritin Does Not Reflect Liver Iron Stores. Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2012 Jul 27.

8. Pathare A, Al Khabori M, Alkindi S, Al Zadjali S Validation of a noninvasive pulse Validation of a noninvasive pulse, Misquith R, Khan H, Lapoumeroulie C, Paldi A, Krishnamoorthy R. Warfarin pharmacogenetics: development of a dosing algorithm for Omani patients. J Hum Genet. 2012 Oct;57(10):665-9. doi: 10.1038/jhg.2012.94. Epub 2012 Aug 2. PubMed PMID: 22854539.

9. Al-Khabori M, Al-Hashim A, Jabeen Z, Al-Farsi K, Al-Huneini M, Al-Riyami A, Al-Kemyani N, Daar S. Validation of a noninvasive pulse CO-oximetry-based hemoglobin estimation in patients with sickle cell disease. Int J Lab Hematol. 2013 Mar 11. doi: 10.1111/ijlh.12056. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 23480669.9. Al-Khabori M, Al-Hashim A, Jabeen Z, Al-Farsi K, Al-Huneini M, Al-Riyami A, Al-Kemyani N, Daar S. Validation of a noninvasive pulse CO-oximetry-based hemoglobin estimation in patients with sickle cell disease. Int J Lab Hematol. 2013 Mar 11. doi: 10.1111/ijlh.12056. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 23480669. 10. Al-Riyami N, Al-Shezawi F, Al-Ruheili I, Al-Dughaishi T, Al-Khabori M. Perinatal Outcome in Pregnancies with Extreme Preterm Premature Rupture of Membranes (Mid-Trimester PROM). Sultan Qaboos Univ Med J. 2013 Feb;13(1):51-6. Epub 2013 Feb 27. PubMed PMID: 23573382; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3616800. 11. Al-Farsi SH, Al-Riyami NM, Al-Khabori MK, Al-Hunaini MN. Maternal complications and the association with baseline variables in pregnant women with sickle cell disease. Hemoglobin. 2013;37(3):219-26. doi: 10.3109/03630269.2013.780249. Epub 2013 Apr 17. PubMed PMID: 23590330. 12. Al Riyami N, Al-Ruheili I, Al-Shezaw F, Al-Khabori M. Extreme preterm premature rupture of membranes: risk factors and feto maternal outcomes. Oman Med J. 2013 Mar;28(2):108-11. doi: 10.5001/omj.2013.28. PubMed PMID: 23599878; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3628203. 13. Al-Khabori M, Bhandari S, Al-Huneini M, Al-Farsi K, Panjwani V, Daar S. Side effects of Deferasirox Iron Chelation in Patients with Beta Thalassemia Major or Intermedia. Oman Med J. 2013 Mar;28(2):121-4. doi: 10.5001/omj.2013.31. PubMed PMID: 23599881; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3628199. 14. Al Riyami N, Al-Rusheidi A, Al-Khabori M. Perinatal outcome of monochorionic in comparison to dichorionic
twin pregnancies. Oman Med J. 2013 May;28(3):173-7. doi: 10.5001/omj.2013.49. PubMed PMID: 23772282; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3679607. 15. Al Huneini M, Wasim F, Al Farsi K, Al-Khabori M, Al Kindi S. Genital ulcer development in patients with acute promyelocytic leukaemia treated with all-transretinoic Acid: a case series. Oman Med J. 2013 May;28(3):207-9. doi: 10.5001/omj.2012.56. PubMed PMID: 23772289; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3679605.
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10. Al-Riyami N, Al-Shezawi F, Al-Ruheili I, Al-Dughaishi T, Al-Khabori M. Perinatal Outcome in Pregnancies with Extreme Preterm Premature Rupture of Membranes (Mid-Trimester PROM). Sultan Qaboos Univ Med J. 2013 Feb;13(1):51-6. Epub 2013 Feb 27. PubMed PMID: 23573382; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3616800..
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11. Al-Farsi SH, Al-Riyami NM, Al-Khabori MK, Al-Hunaini MN. Maternal complications and the association with baseline variables in pregnant women with sickle cell disease. Hemoglobin. 2013;37(3):219-26. doi: 10.3109/03630269.2013.780249. Epub 2013 Apr 17. PubMed PMID: 23590330..
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12. Al Riyami N, Al-Ruheili I, Al-Shezaw F, Al-Khabori M. Extreme preterm premature rupture of membranes: risk factors and feto maternal outcomes. Oman Med J. 2013 Mar;28(2):108-11. doi: 10.5001/omj.2013.28. PubMed PMID: 23599878; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3628203..
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13. Al-Khabori M, Bhandari S, Al-Huneini M, Al-Farsi K, Panjwani V, Daar S. Side effects of Deferasirox Iron Chelation in Patients with Beta Thalassemia Major or Intermedia. Oman Med J. 2013 Mar;28(2):121-4. doi: 10.5001/omj.2013.31. PubMed PMID: 23599881; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3628199..
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14. Al Riyami N, Al-Rusheidi A, Al-Khabori M. Perinatal outcome of monochorionic in comparison to dichorionic
twin pregnancies. Oman Med J. 2013 May;28(3):173-7. doi: 10.5001/omj.2013.49. PubMed PMID: 23772282; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3679607..
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15. Al Huneini M, Wasim F, Al Farsi K, Al-Khabori M, Al Kindi S. Genital ulcer development in patients with acute promyelocytic leukaemia treated with all-transretinoic Acid: a case series. Oman Med J. 2013 May;28(3):207-9. doi: 10.5001/omj.2012.56. PubMed PMID: 23772289; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3679605.