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Researcher: Khalafallah, AA (Professor Alhossain Khalafallah)

Fields of Research

Haematology
Obstetrics and gynaecology
Haematological tumours
Epidemiology
Solid tumours
Cancer diagnosis
Rheumatology and arthritis
Endocrinology
Pathology (excl. oral pathology)
Cancer therapy (excl. chemotherapy and radiation therapy)
Oncology and carcinogenesis
Chemotherapy
Emergency medicine
Clinical sciences
Nutritional science
Autoimmunity

Research Objectives

Diagnosis of human diseases and conditions
Clinical health
Other health
Urgent and critical care, and emergency medicine
Treatment of human diseases and conditions
Preventive medicine

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A prospective randomised controlled trial of a single intravenous infusion of ferric carboxymaltose vs single intravenous iron polymaltose or daily oral ferrous sulphate in the treatment of iron deficiency anaemia in pregnancy; Seminars in Hematology
A Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial to Assess the Effect of Intravenous versus Oral Iron Therapy in the Treatment of Orthopaedic Preoperative Anaemia; Journal of Blood Disorders and Transfusion
A prospective randomized, controlled trial of intravenous versus oral iron for moderate iron deficiency anaemia of pregnancy; Journal of Internal Medicine
An international consensus statement on the management of postoperative anaemia after major surgical procedures; Anaesthesia
An open-labelled, randomized, cross-over study of the effect of electromechanical pumps versus conventional gravity flow on platelet transfusion in adult haematology patients; Transfusion Medicine and Hemotherapy
Application of massive transfusion protocol is associated with a low incidence of coagulopathy and mortality rate; Journal of Blood Disorders and Transfusion
Assessment of von Willebrand disease and pregnancy outcomes at regional Australian hospitals; European Journal of Haematology
Assessment of whole body MRI and sestamibi technetium-99m bone marrow scan in prediction of multiple myeloma disease progression and outcome: a prospective comparative study; BMJ Open
Changes to fibrinolysis in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus are associated with endothelial cell damage and inflammation, but not antiphospholipid antibodies; Blood Coagulation & Fibrinolysis
D-Dimer levels at different stages of pregnancy in Australian women: A single centre study using two different immunoturbidimetric assays; Thrombosis Research
Dose-modified lenalidomide induces sustained hematological response in patients with intermediate to high risk myelodysplasia; Mediterranean Journal of Hematology and Infectious Diseases
Early application of high cut-off haemodialysis for de-novo myeloma nephropathy is associated with long-term dialysis-independency and renal recovery; Mediterranean Journal of Hematology and Infectious Diseases
Early implementation of antifungal therapy in the management of febrile neutropenia is associated with favourable outcome during induction chemotherapy for acute leukaemias; Internal Medicine Journal
Effect of Immunoglobulin Therapy on the Rate of Infections in Multiple Myeloma Patients Undergoing Autologous Stem Cell Transplantation or Treated with Immunomodulatory Agents; Mediterranean Journal of Hematology and Infectious Diseases
Evaluation of the Innovance D-Dimer assay for the diagnosis of disseminated intravascular coagulopathy in different clinical settings; Clinical and Applied Thrombosis - Hemostasis
Extramedullary plasmacytoma of the tonsil with nodal involvement; International Journal of Otolaryngology
Fostamatinib for the treatment of adult persistent and chronic immune thrombocytopenia: results of two phase 3, randomized, placebo-controlled trials; American Journal of Hematology
Gelatinous transformation of bone marrow in a patient with severe anorexia nervosa; International Journal of Hematology
Glycosylated haemoglobin for screening and diagnosis of gestational diabetes mellitus; BMJ Open
High Serum Erythropoietin and Ferritin Levels in Conjunction with Anemia Response in Malignant Lymphoma; Mediterranean Journal of Hematology and Infectious Diseases
Impaired Control of the Tissue Factor Pathway in SLE; Annual Combined ASM of the HSANZ/ANZBT/ASTH
Impaired control of the tissue factor pathway of blood coagulation in systemic lupus erythematosus; Lupus
Impaired control of the tissue factor pathway of coagulation in Tasmanian patients with systemic lupus erythematosus; 9th International Congress on Systemic Lupus Erythematosus . Vancouver 2010
Inherited haemochromatosis with C282Y mutation in a patient with alpha-thalassaemia: a treatment dilemma; BMJ Case Reports
Intravenous ferric carboxymaltose versus standard care in the management of postoperative anaemia: a prospective, open-label, randomised controlled trial; The Lancet Haematology
Iron deficiency anaemia in pregnancy and postpartum: pathophysiology and effect of oral versus intravenous iron therapy
Long-term maintenance of platelet responses in adult patients with persistent/chronic immune thrombocytopenia treated with Fostamatinib: 1-year efficacy and safety results; 59th American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting and Exposition
Long-term safety of monthly zoledronic acid therapy beyond 1 year in patients with advanced cancer involving bone (LoTESS): A multicentre prospective phase 4 study; European Journal of Cancer Care
Primary breast lymphoma: A rare entity; Journal of Radiology Case Reports
Quality of Life Assessment in Multiple Myeloma Patients Undergoing Dose-Reduced Tandem Autologous Stem Cell Transplantation; Mediterranean Journal of Hematology and Infectious Diseases
Real-world data on characteristics and management of community patients receiving anticoagulation therapy who presented with acute bleeding to the emergency department at a regional australian hospital: A prospective observational study; Mediterranean Journal of Hematology and Infectious Diseases
Review of Management and Outcomes in Women with Thrombophilia Risk during Pregnancy at a Single Institution; ISRN Obstetrics and Gynecology
Successful rituximab therapy in the treatment of refractory cold haemagglutinin disease with long-term disease control; Internal Medicine Journal
Successful treatment of concomitant metastatic prostate cancer and B-cell non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma with R-EPOCH chemotherapy regimen and antiandrogen therapy; BMJ Case Reports
Successful treatment with thrombopoietin receptor agonist in avoiding splenectomy for patients with chronic refactory immune thrombocytopenia; Mediterranean Journal of Hematology and Infectious Diseases
Three-year follow-up of a randomised clinical trial of intravenous versus oral iron for anaemia in pregnancy; BMJ Open
Usefulness of non-invasive spectrophotometric haemoglobin estimation for detecting low haemoglobin levels when compared with a standard laboratory assay for preoperative assessment; British Journal of Anaesthesia
Venous thromboembolism in medical patients during hospitalisation and 3 months after hospitalisation: a prospective observational study; BMJ Open

Research Projects

A Pilot Study to Determine the Prevalence of Thyroid Disease and its Association with iron Deficiency Among Tasmanian Pregnant Women; Clifford Craig Foundation (CCFoundation)
A Pilot Study to Investigate the Tissue Factor Pathway of Blood Coagulation in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus; Clifford Craig Foundation (CCFoundation)
Blood Clots in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: The Role of Impaired Fibrinolysis; Clifford Craig Foundation (CCFoundation)
Evaluation of Platelet Activation and Function and the Extracellular Regulatory Kinase Pathway in Haematological Disorders Pre and Post Treatment Using Flow Cytometry; Clifford Craig Foundation (CCFoundation)
Transient Receptor Potential Vanilloid-1 (TRPV1): A Potential Novel Therapeutic Target in Blood Cancers?; Clifford Craig Foundation (CCFoundation)

Research Candidate Supervision

A Pilot Study Evaluating Platelet Activation, Function and Extracellular Regulatory Linase Pathway in Haematological Disorders Pre and post Treatment Using Flow Cytometry
A Pilot Study to Determine the Prevalence of Thyroid Disease in Correlation with Iron Deficiency within
Transient Receptor Potential Vanilloid 1 (TRPV1) in Haematological Malignancies