• Saturday 20 October 2018
  • 11:03 PM

 Yasser Younis Tolba

 Consultant in Anesthesiology, Pain and Intensive Care Medicine


Contact Information

Email Address:

  ytolba@hotmail.com

Work Instituation:

 King Faisal Specialist Hosp and Research Centre

City:

 Riyadh

Speciality:

 Anesthesia

Certificates


 

MB ChB (Honours), DA, MSc, PhD, FCARCSI, FRCA, EDIC, EDAIC, FFICM, FCCP
 
Qualifications: 
Dual CCT in Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine (UK)
 
Basic:   
MB ChB (Honours), Cairo University, Dec 1990
 
Postgraduate:
Anaesthesiology:
EDAIC (European Board in Anaesthesiology & Intensive Care) European Society of Anaesthesiology, Belgium, Jun 2008
CCT (Certificate of Completion of Training) in Anaesthesiology, Royal College of Anaesthetists, Feb 2006
Doctorate Degree in Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine,
Cairo University, Nov 2005.
Equivalent to PhD of the UK universities, NARIC UK
   
FRCA (Fellowship of the Royal College of Anaesthetists) UK, Jun 2000
   
FCARCSI (Fellowship of the College of Anaesthetists, Royal College of Surgeons) Ireland, Apr 2000
Masters degree in Anaesthesiology and Intensive care,
Cairo University, Nov 1994

Intensive Care Medicine:
FCCP, (Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians), USA, July 2013
 
FFICM, (Fellowship of the Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine), UK, Jan 2011
CCST (Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training in Intensive Care Medicine), Inter Collegiate Board of Training in Intensive Care Medicine, UK, Aug 2005
   
EDIC (European Board in Intensive Care Medicine), European Society of Intensive Care Medicine, Belgium, Jun 2005



Research Area of Interest


 

1. Sepsis.
2. Acute Renal Failure and renal replacement therapy.
3. ALI/ARDS.
4. Weaning from Mechanical ventilation/ Tracheostomy.
5. Scoring systems and ICU outcome.
6. Regional Anaesthesia
7. Acute Pain
8. Paediatric Anaesthesia
9. Transplant Anaesthesia and ICU
10. Chronic Pain
11. Interventional Pain
12. Pharmacology and Clinical Trials
13. Meta-Analyses and Systematic Reviews
14. Qualitative Research
15. Audit

Recent Research Activity:
I am the principal investigator of the following studies (in Progress)
1. Prospective Comparative Blinded Controlled Clinical Study Assessing the Effectiveness of Combined TAP and Rectus Sheath Blocks in Pediatric Laparoscopic Surgery
2. Prospective Controlled Clinical Study comparing Thoracic Epidural Analgesia Vs Intravenous Patient Controlled Analgesia with Morphine for Living Transplant Donors after Partial Hepatectomy
I am a participant in the following study
Implementing Goal-Directed Therapy during the Hyperthermic Phase in HIPEC Procedures, Impacts on Postoperative Organ Morbidity
MULTI-CENTER TRIALS:
I was involved in the following multi-center trials;
1. CESAR Trial sponsored by the THA, NHS
2. Inhaled Surfactant in ARDS.
I am the principal investigator for the multi-center international trial:
ACCESS: A Controlled Comparison of Eritoran Tetrasodium and Placebo in Patients with Severe Sepsis. A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study.

As a member of academic department in Birmingham Heartlands Hospital (BHH) involved in the following multi-center trials :
1. Xigris clinical trial (RESPOND) Research Evaluating Serial Protein C levels in severe sepsis patients on Drotrecogin alfa) sponsored by Eli Lilly
2. Nosocomial Pneumonia Clinical Trial sponsored by Johnson & Johnson.
 
3. Intra abdominal infection study sponsored by Wyeth.
4. Sepsis Clinical Trial sponsored by Takaeda.
5. Trachman Study sponsored by Intensive Care Society, UK
6. BALTI 2 Study sponsored by Intensive Care Society and the MRC.



Publications


 

Recent:
Contributor to the book “Core Topics in Critical Care Medicine” By F Gao-Smith, Cambridge University Press, April 2010 .
RIFLE classification of acute kidney failure in intensive care. Abosaif N, Tolba Y. British Journal of Hospital Medicine, Vol. 68, Iss. 6, , pp 304 – 306, Jun 2007.
The Role of Ketamine in Pain Management; A Comparative Study and Evidence Based Analysis of Low and High Doses and Different Routes of Administrations, TolbaY, Ahmed MK, ElHag MA, Shoman SA, Cairo University Medical Journal, Cairo University Press. Feb 2006  
The Outcome of Acute Renal Failure in Intensive Care Unit According to a New Classification System; Model Application, Sensitivity and Predictability. Abosaif N, Tolba Y, Heap M, Russell J, Nahas AM. American Journal of Kidney Dis., Dec 2005.
A Comparative Study of Outcome of Acute Renal Failure and Acute On Chronic Renal Failure in ICU Classified According to RIFLE Criteria,
Tolba Y, Abosaif N, Benson J, Russell W , Grief J. Intensive Care Medicine Vol 31, Number 9, Sept 2005 Abs 285
A Case Series of Subcutaneous Emphysema and Pneumothorax after Fenestrated Tracheostomy Tubes Insertion,
Tolba Y, Russell W, Flint N, Grief J. Intensive Care Medicine Vol 31, Number 9, Sept 2005 Abs 482
The Outcome of Acute Renal Failure in Intensive Care Unit According to a New Classification System; Model Application, Sensitivity and Predictability. Tolba Y, Abosaif N, Heap M, Benson J. BJA, 2005, Proceedings of The State of the Art Meeting, Intensive Care Society, London.
The Outcome of Acute Renal Failure in Intensive Care Unit According to RIFLE Classification System, Abosaif N, Tolba Y, Heap M, Russell J, Nahas AM. Nephrology Vol 10, Sup A 105, Jun 2005.
Previous:
“The Role of Ketamine in Pain Management; A Comparative Study and Evidence Based Analysis of Low and High Doses and Different Routes of Administrations.” Tolba Y, Tawfik O, AlHag M, Cairo University Medical Journal, Dec 2005
Electrotherapy in clinical field, Tolba Y, Tawfik O, Amin A, Cairo University Medical Journal, Jan 1995
Clinical applications of electrotherapy, Tolba Y, Tawfik O, Proceedings of the 4th International Egyptian Conference, Oct 1994

AUDIT:
I was involved in the following audits:

Epidural analgesia for liver transplant Donors in KFSHRC, Jan 2013
Time to start of Renal Replacement therapy, Birmingham, Oct 2008
Appropriateness of ICU referrals, Birmingham, May 2007
Fenestrated vs. Non Fenestrated Tracheostomy Tubes for weaning from mechanical ventilation, Leicester, Jun 2005
Use of RIFLE Classification to predict outcome of acute renal failure in ICU, Leicester, Dec 2004
Do we listen to the Heart in ICU? , Manchester, Aug 2003
Awareness of new syringe labelling in critical care areas, Manchester, Jul 2003
Implications of vCJD on clinical practice, Manchester, Jul 2002
Preoperative cessation of smoking, Preston, Nov 2001



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