Dr. Hussein Abolmakarem FRCOG

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Dr. Hussein Abolmakarem FRCOG

Dr. Hussein Abolmakarem

SPECIALIST IN OBSTETRICS & GYNECOLOGY / MATERNAL & FETAL MEDICINE 

 

QUALIFICATION & EDUCATION:

1. FRCOG:  September  2011

 

2. Joint RCOG/RCR Diploma in Obstetric Ultrasound: Completed practical training in August 1999 at Homerton Hospital, London, UK.  

 

3. MRCOG:  May  1998

 

4. M.Sc. (Obs. & Gyn.): May 1990 

Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt.

 

5. M.B., B.Ch.: Nov. 1983

Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt.

 

CLINICAL EXPERIENCE:

During the period of over 30 years, Dr. Hussein’s experience has been expanding to include different aspects of obstetric, gynaecological and fetal medicine.

Fetal Medicine Experience:

His Sub-specialty in ultrasound scanning and feto-maternal medicine and he has completed the requirements for the Joint RCOG/RCR Diploma in Obstetric Ultrasound (higher specialist training and log book). His training was in the fetal medicine unit in Homerton Hospital in London. He has achieved a competence level in dating scans, mid trimester fetal anatomy survey, diagnosis & management of fetal anomalies, fetal growth scans, Doppler assessment of umbilical artery blood flow and fetal circulation (both arterial and venous), Amniocentesis and Chorionic Villus Sampling, Intrauterine blood transfusion & Fetal shunts.

Obstetric Experience:

Dr. Hussein has been involved in the antenatal care of both low and high-risk obstetric cases. He was also responsible for running the specialized clinics (combined Obs/Med clinic) and the Day-Care Assessment Unit, managing different high-risk pregnancies.

He conducted normal and complicated deliveries; performed instrumental deliveries including forceps and ventouse; performed caesarean section, caesarean-hysterectomy and internal iliac artery ligation.

Gynaecological Experience:

Dr. Hussein has managed both acute and chronic gynaecological cases and involved in the Acute Gynaecological Case Assessment Unit and also for a period of over 6 months he has been running the urodynamics clinic.

He has performed diagnostic and operative laparoscopies & hysteroscopies, all minor and major gynaecological operations including vaginal repairs, abdominal and vaginal hysterectomies.

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE:

At Algala Hospital, beside my duties in teaching medical students and junior doctors, I am in charge of the ultrasound & fatal medicine training for gynaecologists, radiologists and general practitioners.

Over the last 10 years I designed, supervised and shared in the implementation of training courses for over 2500 junior doctors in obstetrics and gynaecology and ultrasound. The courses were spread over 150 weeks.

Courses were held at Algala Teaching Hospital & the National Training Institute, Cairo, Egypt, Riyadh Military Hospital Riyadh, KSA, King Hussein Military City, Amman, Jordan, National Guard Hospitals in Riyadh & Alkhobar, KSA.

 

RESEARCH WORK, PUBLICATIONS & PRESENTATIONS:

  • “Improving the ultrasound Diagnosis of Placenta Accreta” presentation given during the activities of the 17th Annual Conference of the Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology in Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt, 24-25 March 2016.   
    “Current Role of Doppler in the Diagnosis of Fetal Anomalies”  presentation given during the activities of the 16th Annual Conference of the Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology in Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt, 26-27 March 2015.
    “Effect of Maternal Corticosteroid Therapy on the Fetal & Uteroplacental Blood Flow in Intrauterine Growth Restriction in the 3rd Trimester of Pregnancy” clinical work for MD Thesis submitted on 2015, Alazhar University, Cairo Egypt.   
  • “Screening for Down’s syndrome at 10-14 weeks gestation, the role of ductus venosus blood flow.” Presented to the 6th International Congress of Ultrasound & 2nd Pan Arab Congress of Ultrasound. 
  • “The use of Doppler in the assessment of the fetal well-being” Presented to the 1st International Congress of Fetal Medicine in Qatar.
  • “Ultrasound soft markers in aneuploidy” Presented to the 2nd  International Congress of the Special Care center of the fetus, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt.
  • “GIT and Abdominal Wall Anomalies” Presented in the 1st International Congress of Perinatology, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt.
  • “Screening for Down’s syndrome at 10-14 weeks: the role of ductus venosus blood flow.” Doppler assessment of ductus venosus blood flow may provide a useful method for a major reduction in the false positive rate of screening for trisomy 21 by a combination of maternal age and fetal nuchal translucency thickness at 10-14 weeks gestation.
  • “Serum magnesium level in pre-eclampsia/eclampsia.” 1992:    Lower serum magnesium levels were measured in pre-eclamptic                                                patients compared to normal pregnant women.
  • “Clinico-pathological changes in luteal phase defect.” 1993:This study showed positive correlation between  pre-menstrual serumprogesterone level and the histological picture of the endometrium in sub-fertile women.
  • “Fetal anaemia as a consequence of haemorrhage into an ovarian cyst” Case report accepted for publication in the Journal of International Society for Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
  • “ Trial of vaginal delivery following one caesarean section over a period   of one year at Airedale Hospital.” The rate of vaginal delivery was 74% and this was within the acceptable national range (70-80%).
  • “Use of nifedipine in preterm labour at Singleton Hospital.”50% of the patients developed serious side effects e.g. severe drop in blood pressure, chest pain and intra-uterine fetal death. The protocol was reviewed and the dose was readjusted.  
  • “4D Power Doppler in comparing the Vascularity & Perfusion Indices in Normal & Polycystic Ovaries” clinical work for MD Thesis submitted on 2014, Alazhar University, Cairo Egypt.
  • “Use of methotrexate in the medical management of ectopic pregnancy in Singleton Hospital.” 94% of patients did not need surgical intervention & 90% had bilateral tubal patency demonstrated by hystro-salpingiography in 3-6 months (65 cases).
  • “Efficacy of the current backup services for the diagnosis of ectopic pregnancy in Bedford Hospital” Having B-hCG service available once a week could be the reason for the late diagnosis of some cases of ectopic pregnancy?

 

 

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