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نوع الوثيقة : مقال في مجلة دورية 
عنوان الوثيقة :
Vascular complications following intravascular self-injection of addictive drugs
Vascular complications following intravascular self-injection of addictive drugs
 
الموضوع : جراحة الأوعية الدموية 
لغة الوثيقة : الانجليزية 
المستخلص : )rug abuse iI a global social and health problem. It seems that all :ountries arc affected including conservative and stable countries ike Saudi Arabia. In 1994, 579 new cases of drug :llld alcohol ,dwclion were reported in Saudi Arabia, which represelllcd I. I'" ,f all the new psychiatric cascS. There was a 30% increase in the ,lUmber. of drug ulera compared with the 1993 statistics.' Cenainly, the magnitude of the problem haa already been noticed in other countries.1-4 In the United States, the state of Michigan 1I0ne, for example, had an estimated 50000 imravcnous heroin lIsen in 1988.' Modern addicts arc quite sophisticated with regard to intravenous access aites. However, tltis is not the case in developing countriea where they prepare and inject these substances in a printitive way. In Saudi Arabia, heroin addicts dissolve approximately 1g of heroin in 100 mL tap water, boil the ntixture, filter it, then inject themselves in any accessible vessel. Some heroin addicts require more than 10 g/day. This repeated septic vascular access results in serious life and limb-threatening complications. The adverse socioeconomic consequences of this self-abuse arc not only reflected on the addicts themselves, but also extend to involve each member of their families, particularly when the addict loses one of their limbs. In this article, the firSt series of patients with vascular complications of drug abuse in Saudi Arabia is reponed. The best surgical approaches will be discussed 
ردمد : 0035-8835 
اسم الدورية : The Journal of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 
المجلد : 42 
العدد : 1 
سنة النشر : 1417 هـ
1997 م
 
نوع المقالة : مقالة علمية 
تاريخ الاضافة على الموقع : Tuesday, August 25, 2009 

الباحثون

اسم الباحث (عربي)اسم الباحث (انجليزي)نوع الباحثالمرتبة العلميةالبريد الالكتروني
حسن الزهرانيAl-Zahrani, Hasan باحثدكتوراه 

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