Hanan Goldberg

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PURPOSE OF REVIEW High-risk prostate cancer often represents a lethal disease requiring timely diagnosis and effective therapy. Standardized criteria that define high-risk prostate cancer have yet to be established, rendering the discrimination of high-risk from nonhigh-risk patients a challenge. This review summarizes the contemporary definitions of(More)
An enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) for Bordetella pertussis-specific immunoglobulin (Ig)A antibody in serum was used to demonstrate B. pertussis infection. The upper limit of normal for the assay (mean + 3 SD) was established by testing sera that had been collected from a group of healthy blood donors. All 13 patients with clinical whooping cough(More)
A case of intra-atrial miyxoma manifested clinically by evidences of mitral stenosis and peripheral emboli is presented in detail. The diagnosis was made during life and confirmed by angiocardiog-raphy. The surgical procedure, attempted as a last resort, is described, as are the postmortem findings. This case points the way to possible surgical cure in(More)
Three patients operated upon under hypothermia for severe valvular pulmonic stenosis had right ventricular pressures in excess of 100 mm. Hg after open valvotomy. The residual obstruction, localized by pressure measurements to the subvalvular region, appeared to be due to greatly hypertrophied musculature in the outflow tract of the ventricle. Infundibular(More)
Widespread intracardiac surgery of rheumatic heart disease has brought to medical attention a puzzling postoperative complication, usually designated the "posteommis-surotomy syndrome" and often considered to represent reactivation of rheumatic fever. Herein are reported instances of an identical complication following intrapericardial surgery of congenital(More)
OBJECTIVE Orthotopic neobladder urinary diversion is associated with a high rate of infectious complications, especially in the early postoperative period. The aim of the study was to assess the incidence, associated pathogens, and predictors of symptomatic urinary tract infection (UTI) in patients with an orthotopic neobladder. METHODS AND MATERIALS The(More)