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  • 09:22 AM

 Ahmed Sabry Ammar

 Professor and consultant

Contact Information

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Work Instituation:

 King Fahd University Hospital, Dammam University








Research Area of Interest


​Stem cells- Nano technology- Tumor cells culture
head Trauma
Spinal cord reconstruction



D.1.1 Fredman P, Holst HV, Collins VP, Ammar A, Dellheden B, Wahren
   B, Granhem K, Svennerholm L.  Potential Ganglioside Antigens
   associated with Human Gliomas.  Neurosurgical Research, June
   1986, 8: 123-126.
D.1.2 Fredman P, Collins P, Ammar A, Svennerholm L.  Monoclonal               Anti-bodies detecting human brain tumors with special emphasis to
   Glioma associated ganglioside antigens.  Proceeding of the Fifth
   European Winter Conference on Brain, Varls-Les Claux (France),
   March 11-16, l985.
D.1.3 Ammar A.  Tissue Compatibility of different intracranial implant
   materials.  Invitro and invivo study.  Acta Neurochirur, 1984,
   72: 45-59.
D.1.4 Taketomi T, Hara A, Ammar A.  Metabolism of sphyngosylphos-
   phoryl-Choline in glioma cell culture.  Japanese Biochemistry
   Journal, l983.
D.1.5 Ammar A, Kurashima K, Kobayashi S, Kotani A, Shimizu Y,
   Sugita K.  Tissue compatibility of ceramics as compared with
   other implant materals.  In-Vivo Experiment.  Orthop Ceramic
   implantsm, 1983, 2: 21-26.
D.1.6 Ammar A, Taketomi T, Nageta T, Matsumoto H, Hara A,  Kobayashi S, Sugita K, Terawaki Y, Matsuso K.  A new approach for glioma treatment.  Shinshu Medical Journal, 1982, 30 (5); 534.
D.1.7 Ammar A, Hongo K, Kobayashi S, Sugita K.  The effect of head
   traction and traumatic craniocervical hyper-extension on the
   brain stem.  Shinshu Med Joumal, 29 (4): 479-470.
D.1.8 Ammar A, Kobayashi S, Sugita K, Shimizu Y.  Tissue compatibility
   of ceramics as compared with other implant material by means of
   tissue culture.  Orthop.  Ceramic implants, 1982, 1:25-30.
D.1.9 Ammar A, Kyoshia K, Wakui, Kato S, Kobayashi S, Sugita K.  Occipital epidural abscess with sinus phlebitis due to chronic osteomyelities.  Acta Neurochirur.  1982, 66: 207-211       
D.1.10 Ammar A, Al-Majid H and Kutty MK.  Germinoma in a 26-month-
   old baby:  A case report with brief review of the literature.  Acta
   Neurochirurgica (Wien), 1991, 110:  189-192.
D.1.11 Ammar A, Ibrahim AWM, Nasser M, and Rashid M.  CSF hydro-
   cele unusual complication of V-P shunt.  Neurosurgical review,
             1991, 14: 141-143.
D.1.12 Awada A, Ammar A, Al-Rajeh S, and Borollosi M.  Excessive
   sweating :  An uncommon  sign of basilar artery occlusion. 
   Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry; 1991,
   54: 277-278.
D.1.13 Ammar A, Al-Majid H, Anim JT, Kutty MK and Ibrahim AWM.
   Differenitiating medulloblastoma in adults.  Neurological
   Research; 1991, 13: 125-127.
D.1.14 Ammar A, Lagenaur C, and Janetta P.  Neural tissue compatability of Teflon as an implant material for microvascular decompression.  Neurological Review; 1990, 13: 299-303.
D.1.15 Ljunggren B, Fodstad H, Ammar A,  ND Sroczynski Z.  Camel
   accidents with associated head and neck injuries.  Travel Medicine
   international; 1990, 8 (2): 51-57.
D.1.16 Ljunggren B, Fostad H, Ammar A, and Ng P.  Severe head and     neck injuries from Camel accidents.  Emirates Medical Journal;     1990,  8: 35-40.
D.1.17 Ammar A, Ljunggren B, Fodsad H, Al-Refai M, and Forrsell A. 
Reversal of blindness caused by depressed bone spicule.  Emirates
   Armed Forces Medical Journal; 1990, 2 (1): 89-93.
D.1.18 Ibrahim AW, Al-Rajeh SM, Chowdhary UM, and Ammar A.  Brain
   abscess in Saudi Arabia.  Neurosurgical Review; 1990, 13: 103-107.
D.1.19 Ibrahim AWM, Chowdhary UM, Ammar A, and Ibrahim EM.  The
outcome of head injuries: The Saudi experience.  Neurologia Medico Chirurgica; Sept. 1989, 29 (9): 816-819.
D.1.20 Ibrahim AWM, Chowdhary UM, Ammar A, and Ibrahim EM.  The outcome of head injuries:  The Saudi experience.  Nagoya Jounral of Medical Sciences, March 1989, 51: 1-6.
D.1.21 Chowdhary UM, Ibrahim AWM, Ammar A and Dawodu H. Tecto Cerebellar dysraphia with occipital encephalocele. Surgical Neurology, 1989; 31: 310-4.
D.1.22 Husain A, Knox-Macaulay H. and Ammar A.  Mitral valve prolapse with systemic embolism:  Report of three cases. Annals of Saudi Medicine, 1989; 9: 489-493.
D.1.23 Ammar A, Al-Rajeh S, Ibrahim AWM, Chowdhary UM, and
Awada A.  Pattern of subarachnoid haemorrhage in Saudi Arabia.  Acta Neurochirurgica (Wien); 1992, 114: 16-19.
D.1.24 Ammar A.  Repair of skull base dural defects.  Dura sandwich.
   Acta Neurochirurgica (Wien); 1992, 1 (4):  174-177.
D.1.25 Ammar A.  Neurosurgical training in Japan for foreigners:  A
   personal experience.  Shinshu Medical Journal; 1993, Vol 41 (5) :
D.1.26 Ammar A, Awada A, Al-Luwimi I.  Reversibility of severe brain
   stem dysfunction in children.  Acta Neurochirurgica (Wien); 
   1993, 2 (4):  124.
D.1.27 Haddad M, Ammar A, Al-Moutaery K, Al-Deeb S, Sharif H, and
   Abaed M.  Successful treatment of ICA fibromuscular dysplasia
   by percutaneous transluminal angioplasty.  Saudi Medical Journal; 1933, 14 (4): 361-363.
D.1.28 Sadat M, Ammar A, Ibrahim AW, Corea R.  Spine in sickle cell
   disease.  International Orthopaedics (SICOT); 1933, 14 (4) :
D.1.29 Ammar A.  Lars Leksell vision:  Radiosurgery.  Acta 
   Neurochirurgica; Springer Verlag (Suppl), 1994, 62: 1-4.
D.1.30 Awada A, Al-Rajeh S, Ammar A, Adeyokunnu A. Stroke in children.
  A study of 21 cases from Saudi Arabia.  Annals of tropical Pediatrics; 1994. 14: 131-135. A study of 21 cases from Saudi Arabia.  Annals of tropical Pediatrics; 1994. 14: 131-135.
D.1.31 Al-Quorain A, Ammar A, Al-Awami M, Hegazy M, El-Munshid H,
   Ibrahim E, Muazen Y, Nassim F.  Comparison of Famotidine  with Ranitidine Intravenous Bolus administration in supressing    Gastric Gastric Acid secretion in critical care patient’s Gulf. Current therapeutic research, 1944, 14: 131-135. 
D.1.32 Ammar A, Nasser M.  Long term complications of buried valves
   Neurosurgical review.  1955, 18: 65-67.
D.1.33 Wosornu L, Ibrahim AWM, Ammar A, Egemen N, Nasser M.  The 
   rrole of audit in a neurosurgical training programme in Saudi  Arabia.  Saudi Med Journal, 1995; 16 (2): 161-171.
D.1.34 Ammar A.  Ammar Shunt:  An option to improve the outcome of
   hydrocephalus detected in utero.  Child Nerv. System; July 1995,
   11 (7): 421-423.
D.1.35   Ammar A, Nasser M.  Intraventricular migration of VP shunts. 
   Children Nervous System.  1995: (18) 293-295.
D.1.36 Ammar A, Moutaery K.  How to write my first  article.  Special
   notes for Arabic speakers.  A letter to the Editor.  Saudi Med
   Journal, September 1995, 16 (5): 466.
D.1.37 Ammar A.  Editorial comments:  Comparison of prehospital cervical immobilization using video and electromyography.     Prehospital and devices hospital emergency medicine.  Prehospital and Disaster Medicine.  (1995) Vol. No. 4, 237-238.
D.1.38 Ammar A, Al-Jama F, Rahman S, Enizi AR, Muazen Y, Sibai H.
   Prolonged Intrauterine Transabdominal ventricular external
   drainage.  A method of decompress dilated fetal ventricles.       Minim Invas Neurosurg.  George Thieme Verlag Stuttgart, New
   York.  March h, 1996; 39:1-3.
D.1.39  Ammar A.  Professor K. Sugita and Neurosurgery life long
                                     commitment.  Bulletin, Dept.of Neurosurg, Shinshu Univ. (1996).
D.1.40   Ammar A.  Influence of different culture on neurosurgical practice.
     Child’s Nervous Systm (1997), 13: 91-94.
D.1.41  Awary B, El Lardi A, El Najashi S, El Umran K , Ammar A. 
    Prevalence of hydrocephalus, myelomeningocele, Dandy Walker
    Syndrome and anencephaly in Saudi Arabia.  Pan Arab 
    Neurosurgical journal. (1997), 1: 31- 35.
D.1.42  Ammar A. (Book Review) Measurment of Pain in Infants and
     Children. Eds: Finley, GA, McGrath PJ. By IASP Press. Child’s
     Nervous System, (1998) 14: 756- 757.
D.1.43  Ammar A. Professor Kenichiro Sugita, founder of International
      Society of Neurolosurgical Instrument Inventors. Neurological
      Research, (1999), 21: 6-7.
D.1.44 Ammar A. A young man has an idea. What should he do?
      Neurological Research, (1999), 21: 8- 10.
D.1.45 Ammar A, Al-Othman A.  Pyogenic spinal epidural abscess.  Saudi
      Medical Journal.  In press.
D.1.46 Ammar A, Sultan A, Mulhim F, Yousef A. Empty Sella Syndrome 
       does it exist in children? J. Neurosurg. (1999) 91: 960-963
D.1.47  Al-Anazi A, Ammar A, Shannon P. Al Mulhim F. Spinal extradural 
       angiolipoma PanArab neurosurgical Journal. (2000) 471-472
D.1.48  Al-Anazi.A. Ammar A, Sheikh B, Barayan S, Al Mulhim F. Primary
Langerhan’s cell histocytosis of the brain- Case report and Literature review. Pan Arab Journal of Neurosurgery. (2001) 5: 40-44
D.1.49 Hadzikarik N, Nasser M, Mashani A, Ammar A: CSF hydrothorax-                VP shunt complication without displacement of a peritoneal catheter.  Child's Nerv Syst 8: 179- 182, 2002
D.1.50  El-Shafie, Mahfouz M, Ammar A. El-Gharabawy F. MR imaging of shistosomal myelitis, Pan Arab Neurosurgical Journal, April, 2005
D.1.51  Ammar A. AdvancedTechnology Does not Woerk by Itself.   Prehospital and Disaster Medicine Journal. . October-December 2002
D.1.52  Ammar A. Nasser M. Anaizi A. Farag M. Management of VP shunt complications, Proceeding of the 13th World  Congress of Neurosurgical Surgeons. Marrakesh (Morocco), June 19-24. 2005. F6 19R038.507-516
D.1.53  Ammar A. PDM, 2007
D.1.54  Ammar A. The Role of Leadership in Disaters. PDM , 2007
D.2.1 Ammar A, Ibrahim AW, Nasser M, Rashid M.  CSF, Hydrocele
   Unusual Complication of VP Shunt.  Annual review of Hydroce-
   phalus.  Annual Review of Hydrocephalus by Matsumoto S; 1992;
   10: 100-101, Neuron Publishing Co. Ltd., Tokyo, Japan.
D.2.2 Ammar A.  The Dura Sandwich:  The method of choice to repair
   Skull Base Dural Defects.  Samii/Ammirati.  Surgery of Skull Base
   by M. Samii, Jf Lehmanns, Hannover, 1994
D.2.3 Ammar A.  Professor Sugita Has Taught Me.  Kinichiro Sugita.
   Memory of a Renaissance Man.  Nagoya University Press, Japan;
   1932-1994/ 1995: 176-178.
D.2.4 Ammar A.  Developing a strategy to treat patients with brain stem
   tumors.  Neurosurgery of complex tumors and vascular lesions by
   Kobayashi S, Goel A, Hongo K, Churchill Livingstone, London,     1997,  288-291.
D.2.5 Ammar A, Ibrahim AW, Hadzikaric N, Nasser M.  Long term
outcome and late complications of myelomeningocele.  Proceeding
   of the 11th World Congress of Neurological Surgeons.  In press.

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