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Alhossain Khalafallah

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Human Life Sciences

Alhossain Khalafallah

Associate Professor

Building C, Newnham Campus

+61 3 6324 3658 (fax)

khallafallah@dhhs.tas.gov.au

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Fields of Research

  • Haematology (110202)
  • Haematological Tumours (111206)
  • Solid Tumours (111209)
  • Cancer Diagnosis (111202)
  • Epidemiology (111706)
  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology (111402)
  • Rheumatology and Arthritis (110322)
  • Endocrinology (110306)
  • Pathology (110316)
  • Chemotherapy (111205)
  • Cancer Therapy (excl. Chemotherapy and Radiation Therapy) (111204)
  • Clinical Sciences (110399)
  • Nutritional Physiology (111103)
  • Oncology and Carcinogenesis (111299)
  • Autoimmunity (110703)

Research Objectives

  • Blood Disorders (920101)
  • Cancer and Related Disorders (920102)
  • Health (929999)
  • Reproductive System and Disorders (920114)
  • Diabetes (920104)
  • Cardiovascular System and Diseases (920103)
  • Endocrine Organs and Diseases (excl. Diabetes) (920106)
  • Preventive Medicine (920412)
  • Immune System and Allergy (920108)

Publications

Total publications

30

Journal Article

(27 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2017Khalafallah AA, Slancar M, Cosolo W, Abdi E, Chern B, et al., '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 Article e12638. ISSN 0961-5423 (2017) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12638 [eCite] [Details]

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2016Dhillon PK, Khalafallah AA, Adams MJ, 'Changes to fibrinolysis in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus are associated with endothelial cell damage and inflammation, but not antiphospholipid antibodies', Blood Coagulation & Fibrinolysis, 27, (8) pp. 870-875. ISSN 0957-5235 (2016) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1097/MBC.0000000000000504 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 2Web of Science - 1

Co-authors: Adams MJ

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2016Khalafallah AA, Kirkby BE, Wong S, Foong YC, Ranjan N, et al., 'Venous thromboembolism in medical patients during hospitalisation and 3 months after hospitalisation: a prospective observational study', BMJ Open, 6, (8) Article e012346. ISSN 2044-6055 (2016) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-012346 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Web of Science - 1

Co-authors: Mauldon E; Hannan T

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2016Khalafallah AA, Yan C, Al-Badri R, Robinson E, Kirkby BE, et al., 'Intravenous ferric carboxymaltose versus standard care in the management of postoperative anaemia: a prospective, open-label, randomised controlled trial', The Lancet Haematology, 3, (9) pp. e415-425. ISSN 2352-3026 (2016) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/S2352-3026(16)30078-3 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 9Web of Science - 8

Co-authors: Robertson IK

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2016Khalafallah A, Phuah E, Al-Barazan AM, Nikakis I, Radford A, et al., 'Glycosylated haemoglobin for screening and diagnosis of gestational diabetes mellitus', BMJ Open, 6, (4) Article e011059. ISSN 2044-6055 (2016) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-011059 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 5Web of Science - 2

Co-authors: Al-Barazan AM; Corbould A

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2015Khalafallah AA, Chilvers CR, Thomas M, Chilvers CM, Sexton M, et al., '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, 114, (4) pp. 669-676. ISSN 1471-6771 (2015) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1093/bja/aeu403 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 2Web of Science - 1

Co-authors: Robertson IK

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2014Khalafallah A, Jarvis C, Morse M, Al-Barazan A-M, Stewart P, et al., 'Evaluation of the Innovance D-Dimer assay for the diagnosis of disseminated intravascular coagulopathy in different clinical settings', Clinical and Applied Thrombosis - Hemostasis, 20, (1) pp. 91-97 . ISSN 1076-0296 (2014) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1177/1076029612454936 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 2Web of Science - 3

Co-authors: Morse M; Al-Barazan A-M; Robertson I

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2014Khalafallah AA, Ibraheem AR, Teo QY, Al Barzan Abdul-Majeed, Parameswaran R, et al., 'Review of Management and Outcomes in Women with Thrombophilia Risk during Pregnancy at a Single Institution', ISRN Obstetrics and Gynecology Article 381826. ISSN 2090-4436 (2014) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1155/2014/381826 [eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: Al Barzan Abdul-Majeed; Hannan T

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2013Khalafallah AA, Al-Barzan AM, Camino A, Robertson IK, Bates G, et al., '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, 40, (1) pp. 22-26. ISSN 1660-3796 (2013) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1159/000345681 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 1Web of Science - 1

Co-authors: Robertson IK; Bates G

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2013Khalafallah AA, Loi SW, Love S, Mohamed M, Mace R, et al., '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, 5, (1) Article e2013007. ISSN 2035-3006 (2013) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.4084/MJHID.2013.007 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 11

Co-authors: Mohamed M

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2013Khalafallah AA, Snarski A, Heng R, Hughes R, Renu S, et al., '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, 3, (1) Article A27. ISSN 2044-6055 (2013) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2012-002025 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 2Web of Science - 1

Co-authors: Robertson IK

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2013Mohamed M, Khalafallah A, 'Gelatinous transformation of bone marrow in a patient with severe anorexia nervosa', International Journal of Hematology, 97, (2) pp. 157-158. ISSN 0925-5710 (2013) [Contribution to Refereed Journal]

DOI: 10.1007/s12185-012-1255-y [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 5Web of Science - 4

Co-authors: Mohamed M

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2012Khalafallah A, Al-Barzan AM, Chan J, Sung M, Bates G, et al., '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, 3, (4) pp. 1-6. ISSN 2155-9864 (2012) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.4172/2155-9864.1000127 [eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: Al-Barzan AM; Chan J; Sung M; Bates G; Ahuja KDK

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2012Khalafallah A, Al-Barzan AM, Ganguly A, Bates G, Gavin F, et al., 'Application of massive transfusion protocol is associated with a low incidence of coagulopathy and mortality rate', Journal of Blood Disorders and Transfusion, 3, (3) pp. 1-5. ISSN 2155-9864 (2012) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.4172/2155-9864.1000123 [eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: Al-Barzan AM; Bates G; Ahuja KDK

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2012Khalafallah A, Maiwald M, Hannan T, Abell S, Staker J, et al., '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, 42, (2) pp. 131-136. ISSN 1444-0903 (2012) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1111/j.1445-5994.2011.02638.x [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 1Web of Science - 1

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2012Khalafallah A, Rahman Z, Ogden K, Hannan T, 'Successful treatment with thrombopoietin receptor agonist in avoiding splenectomy for patients with chronic refactory immune thrombocytopenia', Mediterranean Journal of Hematology and Infectious Diseases, 4, (1) Article e2012003. ISSN 2035-3006 (2012) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.4084/MJHID.2012.003 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 4

Co-authors: Rahman Z; Ogden K; Hannan T

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2012Khalafallah AA, Dennis AE, Ogden K, Robertson I, Charlton RH, et al., 'Three-year follow-up of a randomised clinical trial of intravenous versus oral iron for anaemia in pregnancy', BMJ Open, 2, (5) Article e000998. ISSN 2044-6055 (2012) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2012-000998 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 19Web of Science - 9

Co-authors: Dennis AE; Ogden K; Robertson I; Bellette JM; Shady JL; Ball M

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2012Khalafallah AA, Morse M, Al-Barzan AM, Adams M, Dennis A, et al., 'D-Dimer levels at different stages of pregnancy in Australian women: A single centre study using two different immunoturbidimetric assays', Thrombosis Research, 130, (3) pp. e171-e177. ISSN 0049-3848 (2012) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.thromres.2012.05.022 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 12Web of Science - 11

Co-authors: Morse M; Al-Barzan AM; Adams M; Dennis A; Robertson I

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2011Adams MJ, Palatinus AA, Harvey AM, Khalafallah AA, 'Impaired control of the tissue factor pathway of blood coagulation in systemic lupus erythematosus', Lupus, 20, (14) pp. 1474-1483. ISSN 0961-2033 (2011) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1177/0961203311418267 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 9Web of Science - 8

Co-authors: Adams MJ; Palatinus AA; Harvey AM

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2011Khalafallah A, McDonnell K, Dawar HU, Robertson I, Woods D, 'Quality of Life Assessment in Multiple Myeloma Patients Undergoing Dose-Reduced Tandem Autologous Stem Cell Transplantation', Mediterranean Journal of Hematology and Infectious Diseases, 3, (1) Article e2011057. ISSN 2035-3006 (2011) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.4084/MJHID.2011.057 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 6

Co-authors: Robertson I

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2011Meerkotter D, Rubin G, Joske F, Angunawela P, Khalafallah AA, 'Primary breast lymphoma: A rare entity', Journal of Radiology Case Reports, 5, (5) pp. 1-9. ISSN 1943-0922 (2011) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.3941/jrcr.v5i5.750 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 4

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2011Omari SAM, Khalafallah A, Ayesh M, Matalka I, Al-Hadithi R, 'High Serum Erythropoietin and Ferritin Levels in Conjunction with Anemia Response in Malignant Lymphoma', Mediterranean Journal of Hematology and Infectious Diseases, 3, (1) Article e2011018. ISSN 2035-3006 (2011) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.4084/MJHID.2011.018 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 1

Co-authors: Omari SAM

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2010Bazaadut S, Dilshard S, Singh P, Khalafallah AA, Withers S, et al., 'Extramedullary plasmacytoma of the tonsil with nodal involvement', International Journal of Otolaryngology, 2010, (Article ID 302656) pp. 1-3. ISSN 1687-921X (2010) [Letter or Note in Journal]

DOI: 10.1155/2010/302656 [eCite] [Details]

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2010Khalafallah A, Dennis A, Bates J, Bates G, Robertson IK, et al., 'A prospective randomized, controlled trial of intravenous versus oral iron for moderate iron deficiency anaemia of pregnancy', Journal of Internal Medicine, 268, (3) pp. 286-295. ISSN 0954-6820 (2010) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2796.2010.02251.x [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 35Web of Science - 31

Co-authors: Robertson IK; Ball MJ

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2010Khalafallah AA, Maiwald M, Cox A, Burns D, Bates G, et al., '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, 2, (1) pp. 1-7. ISSN 2035-3006 (2010) [Contribution to Refereed Journal]

DOI: 10.4084/MJHID.2010.00 [eCite] [Details]

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2010Khalafallah AA, Vos LJ, Beamish M, Rooney K, 'Successful rituximab therapy in the treatment of refractory cold haemagglutinin disease with long-term disease control', Internal Medicine Journal, 40, (5) pp. 387-389. ISSN 1111-1111 (2010) [Letter or Note in Journal]

DOI: 10.111J/j.1445-5994.2010.02173.x [eCite] [Details]

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2009Khalafallah AA, Brain T, 'Dose-modified lenalidomide induces sustained hematological response in patients with intermediate to high risk myelodysplasia', Mediterranean Journal of Hematology and Infectious Diseases, 2, (2) EJ ISSN 2035-3006 (2009) [Letter or Note in Journal]

DOI: 10.4084/MJHID.2010.012 [eCite] [Details]

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Review

(1 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2012Khalafallah AA, Dennis AE, 'Iron deficiency anaemia in pregnancy and postpartum: pathophysiology and effect of oral versus intravenous iron therapy', Journal of Pregnancy, 2012, (Article ID 630519) pp. 1 - 10. ISSN 2090-2727 (2012) [Substantial Review]

DOI: 10.1155/2012/630519 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 44

Co-authors: Dennis AE

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Conference Publication

(2 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2011Adams MJ, Palatinus AA, Harvey AM, Khalafallah AA, 'Impaired Control of the Tissue Factor Pathway in SLE', Annual Combined ASM of the HSANZ/ANZBT/ASTH, 31 October 2011, Sydney, Australia, pp. 145. (2011) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Adams MJ; Palatinus AA; Harvey AM

2010Adams MJ, Palatinus AA, Harvey AM, Khalafallah AA, 'Impaired control of the tissue factor pathway of coagulation in Tasmanian patients with systemic lupus erythematosus', Lupus, 24-27th June, Vancouver, Canada, pp. 48-49. ISBN 0-7216-2921-0 (2010) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Adams MJ; Palatinus AA; Harvey AM

Grants & Funding

Funding Summary

Number of grants

5

Total funding

$213,195

Projects

A Pilot Study to Determine the Prevalence of Thyroid Disease and its Association with iron Deficiency Among Tasmanian Pregnant Women (2012 - 2013)$72,728
Funding
Clifford Craig Foundation ($72,728)
Scheme
Grant
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Khalafallah AA; Dennis AE; Corbould A; Ball MJ
Period
2012 - 2013
Blood Clots in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: The Role of Impaired Fibrinolysis (2011)$43,652
Funding
Clifford Craig Foundation ($43,652)
Scheme
Grant
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Adams MJ; Khalafallah AA
Year
2011
Transient Receptor Potential Vanilloid-1 (TRPV1): A Potential Novel Therapeutic Target in Blood Cancers? (2011 - 2012)$33,369
Funding
Clifford Craig Foundation ($33,369)
Scheme
Grant
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Geraghty DP; Adams MJ; Khalafallah AA
Period
2011 - 2012
Evaluation of Platelet Activation and Function and the Extracellular Regulatory Kinase Pathway in Haematological Disorders Pre and Post Treatment Using Flow Cytometry (2011 - 2012)$30,918
Funding
Clifford Craig Foundation ($30,918)
Scheme
Grant
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Khalafallah AA; Morse M; Adams MJ
Period
2011 - 2012
A Pilot Study to Investigate the Tissue Factor Pathway of Blood Coagulation in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (2008)$32,528
Funding
Clifford Craig Foundation ($32,528)
Scheme
Grant
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Adams MJ; Khalafallah AA
Year
2008

Research Supervision

Current

1

Completed

2

Current

DegreeTitleCommenced
PhDImpact of Translational Medical Research on Haematology Practice2016

Completed

DegreeTitleCompleted
MastersAn Observational Study to Determine the Incidence of Thyroid Dysfunction Among Pregnant Women in Northern Tasmania: Effect of thyroid status on maternal, foetal and neonatal outcomes
Candidate: Abdul Majeed
2016
PhDTransient Receptor Potential Vanilloid 1 (TRPV1) in Haematological Malignancies
Candidate: Sofia Atif Moh'dali Omari
2014