Research Article

Assessment of physicians’ knowledge, attitudes, and practices regarding smoking cessation management in the Gaza Strip

<h2>Abstract</h2> <p><strong>Background:</strong> Despite its negative effects, approximately 23% of Palestinians (&ge; 18 years) smoke cigarettes. Studies have shown physicians to be an important channel for smoking cessation intervention. This investigation exa...

Case Report

Coronary-intercostal steal syndrome, a rare connection between the left circumflex coronary artery and intercostal arteries: A case report

<h2>Abstract</h2> <p>A 60-year-old female patient presented with typical anginal pain on exertion and relieved by rest for about one month. Percutaneous coronary angiography was done and showed an abnormal left circumflex coronary artery connecting to intercostal artery. Emboliz...

Research Article

Assessment of lipid and hematological profile among blood donors in European Gaza Hospital, Palestine

<h2>Abstract</h2> <p><strong>Background:</strong> There is an important shortage of blood in the greatest blood banks worldwide to meet up with requirements for numerous medical interventions. Limited studies have associated regular blood donation to the lowering of ...

Research Article

Transcatheter Arterial Embolization for the treatment of upper gastrointestinal bleeding

<h2>Abstract</h2> <p><strong>Background:</strong> Transcatheter arterial embolization can be used for patients with recurrent bleeding from the upper gastrointestinal tract after failed endoscopic treatment. Our aim to identify the clinical and technical factors that...

Research Article

Transcatheter embolization of congenital vascular malformations, single center experience

<h2>Abstract</h2> <p><strong>Background:</strong> Congenital Vascular malformation relatively rare and extremely varied clinical presentations. The purpose of our study was to present our initial experience of embolization in a series of 26 patients with congenital v...

Research Article

Impact of the Israeli attacks at 2014 on incidence of STEMI in Gaza

<h2>Background</h2> <p>For 51 days, Gaza was pummeled down by the Israeli military in a war known as Operation Protective Edge. During the 50 days (7-7-204 to 28-8-2014) of the Israeli campaign, 2104 Palestinians were killed, including 253 women (12%) and 495 children (24%). Acc...

Research Article

Effectiveness of therapeutic ultrasound and kinesio tape in treatment of tennis elbow

<h2>Abstract</h2> <p><strong>Objective: </strong>To investigate the effect of kinesio tape and therapeutic ultrasound on pain and hand grip strength associated with tennis elbow.</p> <p><strong>Material and Methods</strong>: Twenty male and...

Research Article

Dietary and Lifestyles assessment among Obese Women in Gaza City, Palestine

<h2>Abstract</h2> <p><strong>Background:</strong> The fundamental cause of obesity and overweight is an energy imbalance between calories consumed and calories expended.<br /> <strong>Aim:</strong> To clarify and figure out food habits and differen...