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Prof. Foad Abd-Allah

Department of Neurology

Cairo-University, Cairo, Egypt

E-mail: foad.abdallah@kasralainy.edu.eg, foadneuro@hotmail.com


2004 Post – Doctoral Clinical fellow, cerebrovascular unit, Neurology Department. National Hospital, Oslo University, Norway

2003 MD Neurology, Cairo-University, Egypt

1999 MSc Neuropsychiatry, Cairo-University, Egypt

1994 M.B.B.CH, Cairo-University, Egypt

Publications (Selected)

Original Articles:

  1. Abd-Allah, F. and Moustafa, R. R. (2014), Burden of stroke in Egypt: current status and opportunities. International Journal of Stroke. doi: 10.1111/ijs.12313
  2. Qureshi AI, Abd-Allah F, Aleu A, Connors JJ, Hanel RA, Hassan AE, Hussein HM, Janjua NA, Khatri R, Kirmani JF, Mazighi M, Mattle HP, Miley JT, Nguyen TN, Rodriguez GJ, Shah QA, Siddiqui AH, Suarez JI, Suri MF, Tolun R. : Endovascular treatment for acute ischemic stroke patients: implications and interpretation of IMS III, MR RESCUE, and SYNTHESIS EXPANSION trials: A report from the Working Group of International Congress of Interventional Neurology. J Vasc Interv Neurol. 2014 May;7(1):56-75.
  3. Mansour, O., Schumacher, M., Farrag, M.A. and Abd-Allah, F. (2014) Intracranial Atherosclerosis: The Natural History and Management Strategies. World Journal of Cardiovascular Diseases, 4, 350-360.
  4. Abd-Allah F, Heshmat Kassem H, Hashad A, Shamloul RM, Zaki A. Prevalence of Intracranial Atherosclerosis among Patients with Coronary Artery Disease : A 1-Year Hospital Based Study. Eur Neurol. 2014 Apr 23;71(5-6):326-330.
  5. Global, regional, and national incidence and mortality for HIV, tuberculosis, and malaria during 1990—2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013, Lancet., Early Online Publication, 22 July 2014 doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(14)60844-8
  6. Shamloul, R. M., Aborayah, A. F., Hashad, A., & Abd-Allah, F. Anabolic steroids abuse-induced cardiomyopathy and ischaemic stroke in a young male patient. BMJ Case Rep. 2014 Feb. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2013-203033.
  7. ACST-2 Collaborative Group, Status Update and Interim Results from the Asymptomatic Carotid Surgery Trial-2 (ACST-2),European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery (2013), http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejvs.2013.07.020
  8. Baligh, E. , Abd-Allah, F. , Shamloul, R. , Shaker, E. , Shebly, H. and Abdel-Ghany, M. (2013) The impact of vascular risk factors multiplicity on severity of carotid atherosclerosis—A retrospective analysis of 1969 Egyptian subjects. World Journal of Cardiovascular Diseases, 3, 414-418. doi: 10.4236/wjcd.2013.36065.
  9. Hassan AE, Abd-Allah F, Chaudhry SA, Adil MM, Rostambeigi N, Qureshi AI: A critical analysis of intra-arterial thrombolytic doses in acute ischemic stroke Neurocritical Care. 2013 Jul 9. [Epub ahead of print].
  10. Butcher K, CONTACT _Con-39CA73F811 Shuaib A, Saver J, Donnan J, Davis S, Norving B, Lawrence K, Abd-Allah F and Khan A: Thrombolysis in the Developing World: Is there a Role for Streptokinase? Int J Stroke 01/2013.
  11. El-Tamawy MS, Abd-Allah F, Ahmed SM, Darwish M, PhD, Khalifa HA: Aerobic Exercises Enhance Cognitive Functions and Brain Derived Neurotrophic Factor in Ischemic Stroke patients NeuroRehabilitation http://dx.doi.org/DOI:10.3233/NRE-131020 (in press )
  12. Abd-Allah F, Majidi S, Watanabe M, Chaudhry SA, Qureshi AI: Feasibility and validation of spinal cord vasculature imaging using high resolution ultrasound. J Vasc Surg. 2012; 56(3):637-43.
  13. Abd-Allah F, Abo-Krysha N and Baligh E: Carotid Atherosclerosis: Socio-demographic issues the hidden dimensions! Perspectives in medicine,2012, (1):167-169
  14. Abd-Allah F, Baligh E and Ibrahim M: Carotid Atherosclerosis in Egypt: What is beyond?  Int J Stroke, 2010 vol. 5, 516-7.
  15. Abd-Allah F, Baligh E, Ibrahim M: Clinical Relevance of Carotid Atherosclerosis among Egyptians: A 5-Year Retrospective analysis of 4733 subjects, Neuroepidemiology, 2010, 35, 275: 279.
  16. Deif R, El-Sayed M, Abd-Allah F, Baligh E, El-Fayomy N, Ezzat L, Gamal H:  Atherosclerotic Aortic Arch Plaques in Acute Ischemic Stroke. Journal of Vascular and Interventional Neurology, 2011; 4(1):5-9.

Book Chapters:

  1. "Update on Carotid Revascularization: Evidence from Large Clinical Trials" in a book entitled "Carotid Artery Disease - From Bench to Bedside and Beyond" published by INTECH, 2014.  ISBN: 978-953-51-1214-3.
  2. New Trends in Neurosonology and Cerebral Hemodynamics_ an Update .Edited by: Eva Bartels, Susanne Bartels and Holger Poppert, published by Elsevier, 2012. ISBN: 978-3-437-41034-5.