Daniel S. Seidman

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A prospective, randomized, blinded study was conducted to compare the use of a balloon catheter for performing hysterosalpingography (HSG) with the use of a traditional metal cannula. Sixty-one consecutive women who underwent HSG for evaluation of infertility were prospectively randomized to undergo the procedure with either a metal cannula (n = 31) or the(More)
The impact of birth weight on cognitive performance in late adolescence was assessed in a study of 20,567 male infants born in Jerusalem between 1964-1970. The 17-year follow-up was performed by matching computerized data base records. Stepwise multiple regression analysis was used to estimate the effect of birth weight on intelligence test scores,(More)
OBJECTIVE To review the literature regarding the role of laparoscopy during pregnancy, particularly adnexal mass and non-obstetric surgery, incorporating the results of a series of 9 cases of laparoscopy during pregnancy at our centers. MATERIALS AND METHODS A Medline search was performed to review the literature, and the reference lists provided by those(More)
BACKGROUND We evaluated interactions between perinatal outcome after oocyte donation and various maternal factors. METHODS The study included 134 parturients after oocyte donation. Data were collected from medical files and personal interviews. Stepwise logistic regression analyses were used to evaluate associations between perinatal outcomes and selected(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to examine our experience with laparoscopic and laparoscopically assisted management of bowel endometriosis and to recommend treatment approaches, considering patient goals for both pain mitigation or fertility, or both. METHODS The medical records of 187 women treated laparoscopically for intestinal endometriosis(More)
We sought to assess the outcome of large retroperitoneal vascular injury that occurred during operative laparoscopy but was not related to trocar or Veress needle injury. We conducted a retrospective review of cases operated and reviewed by our centres. Eight cases were identified. Four women were undergoing lymphadenectomy, where vascular injury is a(More)
During the years 1984-1992, 951 couples completed 2252 in-vitro fertilization (IVF) treatment cycles at the In-Vitro Fertilization Unit of The Chaim Sheba Medical Centre. This study was conducted to evaluate the success of IVF using the cumulative pregnancy rate (CPR), with special emphasis on the optimal number of treatment cycles, the age of the patients(More)
The long-term effects of vacuum and forceps deliveries are largely unknown. We determined the long-term outcome of instrumental deliveries in 52,282 infants born in Jerusalem between 1964 and 1972. For each individual, events at birth were related to results of an intelligence test and medical examination done at 17 years of age by the Israeli Defence(More)