Avraham Almozlino

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A distinct pattern of neuropsychological deficits was associated with low homovanillic acid (HVA) in the cerebrospinal fluid of 21 patients with: Alzheimer's disease (9), Parkinson's disease (8) and major depressive disorders (4). Regardless of clinical diagnosis, patients with low HVA were slower on a test of efficiency of processing timed information, and(More)
Dabigatran etexilate is the first commercially available oral direct thrombin inhibitor. A single trial has studied patients at risk for stroke associated with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation; in this trial, dabigatran 150 mg twice a day met the criteria for superiority over warfarin in preventing stroke and systemic embolism while reducing the rate of(More)
Platelet aggregate size was measured in 178 patients with ischemic heart disease, among whom 56 had stable angina, 42 suffered from unstable angina, and 80 had had uncomplicated acute myocardial infarction. A group of 50 healthy volunteers and 20 hospitalized noncardiac patients served as controls. Venous blood (0.5 cc) was introduced into a solution(More)
Circulating aggregated platelets were assessed in 30 patients with stable angina, 22 with unstable angina and 50 with acute myocardial infarction (AMI). Fifty healthy volunteers and 20 noncardiac patients served as controls. One milliliter of venous blood was separated into 2 solutions: 1 composed of ethylenediamine tetraacetic acid (EDTA) and formalin(More)
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