Alexis Mitelpunkt

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BACKGROUND Identification of biomarkers for the Alzheimer's disease (AD) is a challenge and a very difficult task both for medical research and data analysis. METHODS We applied a novel clustering tool with the goal to identify subpopulations of the AD patients that are homogeneous in respect of available clinical as well as in respect of biological(More)
The purpose of reporting this series of patients is to illustrate the role of ascorbic acid in the treatment of severe acquired methemoglobinemia (metHb), especially when methylene blue is not available. Medical records of affected patients were reviewed to collect history of exposures, food ingestion, physical examination, pulse oximetry, blood gas, and(More)
This paper presents homogeneous clusters of patients, identified in the Alzheimer’s Disease Neuroimaging Initiative (ADNI) data population of 317 females and 342 males, described by a total of 243 biological and clinical descriptors. Clustering was performed with a novel methodology, which supports identification of patient subpopulations that are(More)
BACKGROUND Six medical disciplines are responsible for assessment, diagnosis and treatment of people with attention deficiency hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in Israel: family doctors, pediatricians, adult and child neurologists, adult and child psychiatrists. OBJECTIVES To investigate differences in ADHD diagnostic practices between three different(More)
BACKGROUND Pseudotumor cerebri syndrome (PTCS) is a disorder defined by increased intracranial pressure in the absence of an intracranial space-occupying lesion. This retrospective study aimed to examine the outcomes in children with PTCS. METHODS Data was collected retrospectively from the charts of consecutive pediatric patients treated for PTCS at our(More)