Publications by authors named "Shahina Daar"

78Publications

For Debate: Assessment of HbA1c in Transfusion Dependent Thalassemia Patients.

Pediatr Endocrinol Rev 2020 Jun;17(3):226-234

First Department of Pediatrics, Aghia Sophia Children Hospital, National Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece.

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June 2020

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in adolescents: An update on current clinical and diagnostic characteristics.

Acta Biomed 2020 05 11;91(2):184-194. Epub 2020 May 11.

First Department of Paediatrics, National Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece.

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May 2020

Current Issues and Options for Hormonal Contraception in Adolescents and Young Adult Women With Sickle Cell Disease: An Update for Health Care Professionals.

Mediterr J Hematol Infect Dis 2020 1;12(1):e2020032. Epub 2020 May 1.

First Department of Paediatrics, National Kapodistrian University of Athens, "Aghia Sophia" Children's Hospital, Athens, Greece.

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May 2020

Red cell alloimmunization in transfusion-dependent and transfusion-independent beta thalassemia: A review from the Eastern Mediterranean Region (EMRO).

Transfus Apher Sci 2019 Dec 7;58(6):102678. Epub 2019 Nov 7.

Department of Hematology, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman.

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December 2019

Noninvasive assessment and risk factors of liver fibrosis in patients with thalassemia major using shear wave elastography.

Hematology 2019 Dec 19;24(1):183-188. Epub 2018 Nov 19.

e Department of Radiology and Molecular Imaging , Sultan Qaboos University Hospital Sultan Qaboos University , Muscat , Oman.

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December 2019

Transfusion in Haemoglobinopathies: Review and recommendations for local blood banks and transfusion services in Oman.

Sultan Qaboos Univ Med J 2018 Feb 4;18(1):e3-e12. Epub 2018 Apr 4.

Wallenberg Research Centre, Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study, Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch, South Africa.

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February 2018

Understanding Iron Metabolism: Lessons from Transfusion-dependent Thalassemia.

Oman Med J 2018 Jan;33(1):1-2

Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study (STIAS), Wallenberg Research Centre at Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch, South Africa.

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January 2018

Hypogonadism in male thalassemia major patients: pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment.

Acta Biomed 2018 02 16;89(2-S):6-15. Epub 2018 Feb 16.

Pediatric and Adolescent Outpatient Clinic, Quisisana Hospital, Ferrara, Italy.

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February 2018

Alloimmunization in Patients with Sickle Cell Disease and Thalassemia: Experience of a Single Centre in Oman.

Mediterr J Hematol Infect Dis 2017 15;9(1):e2017013. Epub 2017 Feb 15.

Department of Haematology, Sultan Qaboos University Hospital, Muscat, Oman.

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February 2017

Single Breath-Hold Physiotherapy Technique: Effective tool for T2* magnetic resonance imaging in young patients with thalassaemia major.

Sultan Qaboos Univ Med J 2016 Feb 2;16(1):e78-81. Epub 2016 Feb 2.

Department of Child Health, College of Medicine & Health Sciences, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman.

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February 2016

Prevalence of Hepatitis C among Multi-transfused Thalassaemic Patients in Oman: Single centre experience.

Sultan Qaboos Univ Med J 2015 Feb 21;15(1):e46-51. Epub 2015 Jan 21.

Haematology, College of Medicine & Health Sciences, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman.

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February 2015

Utility of magnetic resonance imaging t2(*) in diagnosing and monitoring severe cardiac and hepatic siderosis.

Sultan Qaboos Univ Med J 2015 Feb 21;15(1):e140-2. Epub 2015 Jan 21.

Departments of Haematology Sultan Qaboos University Hospital, Muscat, Oman.

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February 2015

Non-invasive haemoglobin estimation in patients with thalassaemia major.

Sultan Qaboos Univ Med J 2014 Nov 14;14(4):e468-72. Epub 2014 Oct 14.

Department of Haematology, College of Medicine & Health Sciences, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman.

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November 2014

Pregnancy Outcomes in Women with Homozygous Beta Thalassaemia: A single-centre experience from Oman.

Sultan Qaboos Univ Med J 2014 Aug 24;14(3):e337-41. Epub 2014 Jul 24.

Department of Haematology, College of Medicine & Health Sciences, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman.

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August 2014

Recognition, Investigation and Management of Acute Transfusion Reactions: Consensus guidelines for Oman.

Sultan Qaboos Univ Med J 2014 Aug 24;14(3):e306-18. Epub 2014 Jul 24.

Department of Haematology, College of Medicine & Health Sciences, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman.

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August 2014

Transfusion therapy and alloimmunization in Thalassemia Intermedia: a 10 year experience at a tertiary care university hospital.

Transfus Apher Sci 2014 Aug 21;51(1):42-6. Epub 2014 Apr 21.

Department of Hematology, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman. Electronic address:

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August 2014

Association between cardiac T2* magnetic resonance imaging values and endocrine function tests in patients with β-thalassemia major.

Blood Cells Mol Dis 2014 Jan 2;52(1):50-1. Epub 2013 Sep 2.

Department of Hematology, College of Medicine, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman. Electronic address:

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January 2014

Deferasirox and renal dysfunction in children.

Pediatr Nephrol 2012 Nov 15;27(11):2159. Epub 2012 Aug 15.

Department of Hematology, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman.

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November 2012

T2* MRI in regularly transfused children with thalassemia intermedia: serum ferritin does not reflect liver iron stores.

Pediatr Hematol Oncol 2012 Sep 27;29(6):579-84. Epub 2012 Jul 27.

Department of Child Health, Sultan Qaboos University Hospital, Muscat, Oman.

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September 2012

Rapid iron loading in heart and liver in a patient with transfusion dependent thalassaemia after brief poor compliance with iron chelation therapy.

Sultan Qaboos Univ Med J 2010 Dec 14;10(3):401-4. Epub 2010 Nov 14.

Department of Haematology, College of Medicine & Health Sciences, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman.

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December 2010

Deferasirox (Exjade) significantly improves cardiac T2* in heavily iron-overloaded patients with beta-thalassemia major.

Ann Hematol 2010 Apr 2;89(4):405-9. Epub 2009 Oct 2.

Sultan Qaboos University Hospital, Muscat, Oman.

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April 2010

Splenectomy for haematological disorders: a single center study in 150 patients from Oman.

Int J Surg 2009 Oct 18;7(5):476-81. Epub 2009 Aug 18.

Department of Surgery, Sultan Qaboos University Hospital, Muscat, Oman.

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October 2009

Efficacy and safety of deferasirox, an oral iron chelator, in heavily iron-overloaded patients with beta-thalassaemia: the ESCALATOR study.

Eur J Haematol 2009 Jun 28;82(6):458-65. Epub 2009 Jan 28.

Department of Internal Medicine, Hematology, Oncology Division, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon.

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June 2009

Invasive candidal laryngitis as a manifestation of cyclic neutropenia in an Omani infant.

Pediatr Hematol Oncol 2008 Jun;25(4):339-44

Department of Child Health, Sultan Qaboos University Hospital, Oman.

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June 2008

Haematological and clinical features of beta-thalassaemia associated with Hb Dhofar.

Eur J Haematol 2008 Jan;80(1):67-70

Department of Haematology, College of Medicine & Health Sciences, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman.

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January 2008

Diagnosis of Beta-thalassaemia carriers in the sultanate of oman.

Sultan Qaboos Univ Med J 2006 Jun;6(1):27-31

Department of Haematology, Sultan Qaboos University, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, P.O.Box 35, Al-Khod, Muscat 123, Sultanate of Oman.

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June 2006

Cytokine profile of sickle cell disease in Oman.

Am J Hematol 2004 Dec;77(4):323-8

Department of Haematology, Sultan Qaboos University Hospital, Sultanate of Oman.

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December 2004

Cytokines in sickle cell disease.

Hematology 2003 Oct;8(5):329-37

Department of Hematology, College of Medicine, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman.

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October 2003