Hila Goldberg

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Freezing gait is an incapacitating symptom often observed in patients with Parkinson's disease. It has been less frequently described in association with multi-infarct state, multisystem atrophies, and normotensive hydrocephalus. In our movement disorder clinic, we have diagnosed (and followed up to 3 years; median, 16 months), 18 patients in whom(More)
Over 11 1/2 years, 420 percutaneous needle biopsies were obtained from the transplanted kidneys of 205 patients at one institution. The procedure was performed by one nephrologist and 55 nephrology trainees. No limit was placed on the number of biopsies performed on one kidney, and the highest number was seven. The complications were macroscopic hematuria(More)
Aphasia is not commonly reported in multiple sclerosis (MS). We report on two clinically definite MS patients, with a remitting-relapsing course, who presented with acute onset of aphasia. MRI demonstrated giant plaques in the left frontal region in one and in the left centrum semiovale in the other. These lesions were not evident in MRI performed several(More)
With the aim of improving the diagnosis and treatment of subclavian vein thrombosis, associated with subclavian cannulation for hemodialysis, we performed Doppler examination of the subclavian vein and clinical inspection of the ipsilateral arm at every dialysis in 50 consecutive patients who received subclavian hemodialysis catheters over 1 year. Edema of(More)
BACKGROUND Temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE) and idiopathic generalized epilepsy (IGE) patients have each been associated with extensive brain atrophy findings, yet to date there are no reports of head to head comparison of both patient groups. Our aim was to assess and compare between tissue-specific and structural brain atrophy findings in TLE to IGE patients(More)
OBJECTIVE To study the cardiopulmonary safety and ocular hypotensive efficacy of topical betaxolol hydrochloride 0.5% (a selective beta-1 blocker) in patients with unacceptably elevated intraocular pressure (IOP) and respiratory dysfunction. METHODS Thirty-one patients with poor control of elevated IOP were selected on the basis of coexistent respiratory(More)
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