Daniel I Nassie

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OBJECTIVE To identify factors predicting failure of glyburide treatment in women with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM). METHODS A retrospective study of all women with GDM that were treated with glyburide in a single tertiary referral center. Patients were switched from glyburide to insulin if they failed to achieve glycemic goals, and were then(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to describe the nature of central nervous system (CNS) anomalies diagnosed during the third trimester following a normal anatomy scan at 21-24 weeks of gestation. METHODS Retrospective cohort study of all pregnant women referred to the fetal medicine unit at Sheba Medical Center between 2005 and 2011 due to fetal CNS(More)
BACKGROUND Lymphomas arising from the parotid gland are an uncommon entity, said to account for only 0.6-5% of tumors or tumor-like lesions of the parotid, and are therefore commonly overlooked. This misdiagnosis often leads to unnecessary diagnostic procedures, delaying the initiation of proper treatment. OBJECTIVES To examine the clinical, diagnostic,(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the association between subclinical hypothyroidism and preterm contractions. METHODS Prospective observational study among women at 23 + 0/7 and 34 + 6/7 weeks of gestation, with no known thyroid function abnormality, and preterm uterine contractions (PTC). All patients underwent laboratory evaluation of Thyroid Stimulating(More)
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