Amit Keren

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The sense of coherence (SOC) construct refers to a global orientation, which significantly determines the link between stressors, coping with disease and health. The aim of this work was to assess possible associations between SOC and quality of life (QOL) scores among women with SLE. Sixty consecutive SLE women and 88 healthy women were included in the(More)
This prospective study explores the prevalence and characteristics of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder in children with benign epilepsy, compared with its prevalence in their siblings. Among 40 patients with benign epilepsy, 28 (70%) were diagnosed with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder: 19 with the inattentive type, one with the hyperactive(More)
PURPOSE To explore the role of physical status versus mental status in predicting the quality of life (QOL) of patients with lumbar disk herniation (LDH). METHOD In this correlative study 51 patients with LDH were recruited in their conservative stage of treatment. After profiling their physical status, all participants reported about pain level(More)
Joint arthroplasty is one of the commonest surgical procedures in orthopedic surgery. In recent years there was an increase in the number of procedures, patient satisfaction and implant survival. Originally, these operations were designed for old patients in order to relieve pain and to enable ambulation. Over the past few years, these operations have(More)
Low back pain (LBP) is one of the common reasons for people to seek treatment from a physician. A familiar cause of LBP and radicular pain is disc bulge or protrusion. The treatment for this indication is diverse and suited to the type pathology and its severity. The treatment can be conservative ranging from a diversity of minimal invasive surgical methods(More)
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