Research

 

Year 2016

 Abdominal body fat distribution as a determinant of serum cardiovascular risk markers in Omani women. Exploring the linkage to fat storage hormone levels. TRC funded.  Dr.Jumana Saleh, Dr. L.Machado, Dr. Hatem, Dr, Rizvi, Dr. N.Choudary

 Third trimester biomarkers as predictors for intrauterine growth restriction in Omani Women. Ref No. SQU-EC/138/15.  MREC #1140Dr.Jumana Saleh, Dr. L.Machado,  Amal

Maternal Risk Factors associated with IUGR pregnancies.

MREC #979. Ref No.      SQU-EC/104/14. Dr. L Machado.

 Perinatal outcome in Pregnancies complicated by IUGR in Omani mothers.

MREC # 981. Ref No. SQU-EC/106/14. Dr. L Machado.

 

Year 2015

 Maternal and perinatal morbidity in second-stage versus first-stage Caesarean sections at SQUH

Code: MREC #1082 Dates: 2015 Value: Unfunded Project

Approval: SQU

Investigator: Dr. Aneeta Bai, Dept. Obstetrics & Gynaecology,

SQU.

 

Pregnancy outcomes in elderly primigravidae women

Code: MREC #1086 Dates: 2015 Value: Unfunded Project

Approval: SQU

Investigator: Dr. Vaidyanathan Gowri, Dept. Obstetrics &

Gynaecology, SQU; Amira Al-Ghailani, OMSB resident.


Audit of total abdominal hysterectomies at SQUH

Code: MREC #1098 Dates: 2015 Value: Unfunded Project

Approval: SQU

Investigator: Dr. Shahila Sheik, Dept. Obstetrics & Gynaecology,

SQU.


The prevalence, risk factors and outcome of gestational trophoblastic disease at SQUH

Code: MREC #1099 Dates: 2015 Value: Unfunded Project

Approval: SQU

Investigator: Dr. Nihal Al-Riyami, Dept. Obstetrics & Gynaecology,

SQU.


Gestational trophoblastic disease at SQUH: Histological features, sonographic findings and the follow-up period

Code: MREC #1100 Dates: 2015 Value: Unfunded Project

Approval: SQU

Investigator: Dr. Nihal Al-Riyami, Dept. Obstetrics & Gynaecology,

SQU.


Outcomes of couples with infertility in SQU Hospital stratified by aetiology

Code: MREC #1107 Dates: 2015 Value: Unfunded Project

Approval: SQU

Investigator: Dr. Vaidyanathan Gowri, Dept. Obstetrics &

Gynaecology, SQU.


Prevalence, clinical characteristics, risk factor profile and outcome of endometritis among Omani women of reproductive age suffering from infertility and recurrent miscarriages

Code: MREC #1111 Dates: 2015 Value: Unfunded Project

Approval: SQU

Investigator: Dr. Maha Al-Khaduri, Dept. Obstetrics &

Gynaecology, SQU.

Congenital diaphragmatic hernia: Prenatal detection, postnatal surgical intervention and neonatal outcomes

Code: MREC #1164 Dates: 2015 Value: Unfunded Project

Approval: SQU

Investigator: Dr. Lovina Machado, Dept. Obstetrics & Gynaecology, SQU.

 Evaluation of obstetric and gynecological admissions to an intensive care unit at a tertiary care university hospital in Oman: A retrospective study

Code: MREC #1213 Dates: 2015 Value: Unfunded Project

Approval: SQU

Investigator: Dr. Girija Shivaruadraiah, Dept. Obstetrics &

Gynaecology, SQU.

 

Year 2014

prolapse and urinary incontinence managed at SQUH

over 5 years: A retrospective study

Code: MREC#947 Dates: 2014 Value: Unfunded

Project Approval: SQU

Investigators: Dr. Lamya Al-KharusiDr. Manjunatha

Attibele, Dept. Obstetrics & Gynaecology, SQU; Ms. Moza

Al-Beriki, Ms. Sara Al-Busafi, COM&HS Students, SQU.

 Metabolic profile and reproductive outcome of women

with polycystic ovarian syndrome in Oman

Code: MREC#951 Dates: 2014 Value: Unfunded

Project Approval: SQU

Investigator: Dr. Maha Al-Khaduri, Dept. Obstetrics &

Gynaecology, SQU.

 Clinical usefulness of white blood cell count after

vaginal and cesarean delivery

Code: MREC#971 Dates: 2014 Value: Unfunded

Project Approval: SQU

Investigators: Dr. Vaidyanathan GowriDr. Mariam Al-

Shukri, Dept. Obstetrics & Gynaecology, SQU; Ms. Maryia

Al-Hosni, Ms. Munira Al-Zaabi, COM&HS Students, SQU.

 Clinical profile and management of Omani women

with severe pregnancy-related hypertension and

postpartum periods

Code: MREC#972 Dates: 2014 Value: Unfunded

Project Approval: SQU

Investigator: Dr. Mariam Al-Shukri, Dept. Obstetrics &

Gynaecology, SQU.

 Maternal risk factors associated with intrauterine

growth restriction (IUGR) pregnancies

Code: MREC#979 Dates: 2014 Value: Unfunded

Project Approval: SQU

Investigator: Dr. Lovina Machado, Dept. Obstetrics & Gynaecology,

SQU.

 Perinatal outcome in pregnancies complicated by intrauterine

growth restriction (IUGR) in Omani mothers

delivering at SQUH

Code: MREC#981 Dates: 2014 Value: Unfunded

Project Approval: SQU

Investigator: Dr. Lovina Machado, Dept. Obstetrics & Gynaecology,

SQU.

An audit of Caesarian sections by peer review

Code: MREC#991 Dates: 2014 Value: Unfunded

Project Approval: SQU

Investigators: Dr. Silja A. PillaiDr. Tamima Al-Dughaishi,

Dr. Mariam Al-ShukriDr. Vaidyanathan Gowri, Dept.

Obstetrics & Gynaecology, SQU.

 Prevalence of abnormal Pap smears of female

patients in SQUH

Code: MREC#1008 Dates: 2014 Value: Unfunded

Project Approval: SQU

Investigator: Dr. Moza Al-Kalbani, Dept. Obstetrics & Gynaecology, SQU.

 

Year 2013

Retrospective cohort study of the prevalence and outcome of urinary tract infection during pregnancy in SQUH

Code: MREC #676 Dates: 2013 Value: Unfunded Project Approval: SQU

Investigators: Dr. Mariyam Al-ShukriDr. Faiza Al-DarmaiiDr. Tamima Al-Dughaishi, Dept. Obstetrics & Gynaecology, SQU.

 Peer review audit on caesarean section: Morbidity and indications

Code: MREC #677 Dates: 2013 Value: Unfunded Project Approval: SQU

Investigators: Dr. V. GowriDr. Silja Arumugam, Dept. Obstetrics & Gynaecology, SQU.


Pregnancy outcome in advanced maternal age (40 years or older) in a tertiary care center (Sultan Qaboos University Hospital) in Oman

Code: MREC #737 Dates: 2013 Value: Unfunded Project Approval: SQU

Investigators: Dr. Mariyam Al-ShukriDr. V. GowriIbtihal Al-Kindii (student), Balqees Al-Mahrizi (stu­dent), Dept. Obstetrics & Gynaecology, SQU.

Evaluation of diagnostic ability of novel techniques in endometrial biopsy

Code: MREC #739 Dates: 2013 Value: Unfunded Project Approval: SQU

Investigator: Dr. Maha Al-Khaduri, Dept. Obstetrics & Gynaecology, SQU.

 Major etiological factors of infertility and treatment outcomes in infertile couples attending Sultan Qaboos University Hospital, Oman

Code: MREC #747 Dates: 2013 Value: Unfunded Project Approval: SQU

Investigators: Dr. V. GowriSara Al-Rasbi (student), Aseel Al-Rashdi (student), Dept. Obstetrics & Gynae­cology, SQU.

 Attitudes towards oocyte cryopreservation among women of reproductive age in Oman

Code: MREC #782 Dates: 2013 Value: Unfunded Project Approval: SQU

Investigator: Dr. Maha Al-Khaduri, Dept. Obstetrics & Gynaecology, SQU.

 Association of young maternal age with reproduction outcomes

Code: MREC #802 Dates: 2013 Value: Unfunded Project Approval: SQU

Investigator: Dr. Rahma Al-Haddabi, Dept. Obstetrics & Gynaecology, SQU.

Prevalence and outcomes of teenage pregnancy in Oman

Code: MREC #803 Dates: 2013 Value: Unfunded Project Approval: SQU

Investigators: Dr. Rahma Al-HaddabiDr. Majeda Al-BashNajla Al-Maqbali (student), Dept. Obstetrics & Gynaecology, SQU.

 Retrospective analysis of the demographic maternal characteristics and perinatal/neonatal outcomes of all RH negative pregnant women with alloimmunization who managed at SQUH from Jan 2008 to Dec 2012

Code: MREC #810 Dates: 2013 Value: Unfunded Project Approval: SQU

Investigators: Dr. Tamima Al-DughaishiMaymoona Al-Dhuhli (student), Yusra Al-Harrasi (student), Dept. Obstetrics & Gynaecology, SQU.

 Prevalence and demographic maternal characteristics of minor RBC alloimmunization in Omani preg­nant women at SQUH: 5 year rectropective study

Code: MREC #823 Dates: 2013 Value: Unfunded Project Approval: SQU

Investigators: Dr. Tamima Al-DughaishiDr. Ikhlass Al-Rubkhi, Dept. Obstetrics & Gynaecology, SQU.



 

A study of the prevalence of postnatal depression (PND) in the Sultanate of Oman and the validation of appropriate screening

Code: MREC #831 Dates: 2013 Value: Unfunded Project Approval: SQU

Investigators: Dr. V. GowriDr. Nawal Al-Maamari (resident), Dept. Obstetrics & Gynaecology, SQU; Prof. Samir Al-Adawi, Dept. Behavioural Medicine, SQU.

 

Cord blood C-peptide level and neonatal outcome in relation to maternal hemoglobin A c in last trimes­ter of pregnancy

Code: MREC #845 Dates: 2013 Value: Unfunded Project Approval: SQU

Investigators: Dr. Maryam Mathew, Dept. Obstetrics & Gynaecology, SQU.