Dr. G. Rahav

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Quantitative cultures were carried out on samples from gastric juice obtained from 12 ambulatory patients with esophagitis before and one month after omeprazole therapy. An increase in the number of patients in whom gastric juice was culture-positive, as well as an increment in the bacterial counts were noted. The spectrum of microorganisms isolated from(More)
A case of adnexal torsion in premenarchal child is presented. Prompt diagnosis was made with the use of pelvic ultrasound and laparoscopy. The later was used for establishing the diagnosis and furthermore for untwisting the adnexa. We suggest that laparoscopy should precede laparotomy and that conservative detorsion should be done more liberally in the(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the clinical effectiveness and safety of endometrial ablation by hysteroscopic instillation of hot saline using the Hydro-Therm-Ablator (HTA) system. METHODS A total of 14 patients with menorrhagia, underwent the HTA procedure under general anethesia. Follow up of 9-18 months is reported. Three patients had undergone tubal ligation(More)
Fetal atrial septal aneurysm (ASA) is uncommon and little is known regarding its prevalence and clinical significance. In this report we describe 2 cases of fetal ASA diagnosed by ultrasonography. They were referred for examination because of fetal tachyarrhythmia in 1 case, and polyhydramnios in the other. The first case had a normal outcome, while the(More)
Pemphigus vulgaris (PV), an autoimmune bullous dermatosis, is rarely encountered in pregnancy. Two women with PV and their three pregnancies are described. Pregnancy outcome was generally good, although one of the neonates had characteristic PV skin lesions that resolved spontaneously. The pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, and special issues of PV(More)
Two hundred consecutive women with uncomplicated pregnancies, at or within 4 days of their expected date of confinement, were prospectively randomized into 2 groups. One group had expectant management, with twice weekly surveillance tests, while the other group had 3 mg of vaginal prostaglandin E2 as outpatient treatment. There were 104 women in the(More)
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