Ian Schwartz

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This study was undertaken to investigate intraovarian blood flow during the early follicular, periovulatory and mid-luteal phases, during spontaneous and stimulated ovarian cycles. Transvaginal ultrasonography with colour flow imaging was used to measure the pulsatility index in eight patients with spontaneous cycles, 20 patients undergoing induction of(More)
Cholecystostomy for decompression and drainage of the biliary tree is indicated when the elderly, poor risk patient with destructive inflammatory process in the gallbladder is unable to tolerate a more extensive operation. Cholecystostomy is often criticized as an inferior operation, because it provides some palliation but leaves the patient with most(More)
INTRODUCTION CRMP management involves electrical stimulation of motor points. OBJECTIVE To demonstrate that Electrical Twitch-Obtaining Intramuscular Stimulation (eToims) using ET127 system for noninvasive motor point stimulation is safe and efficacious in CRMP management. METHOD Longitudinal observation of consecutive self-pay outpatients treated from(More)
With the increase in remission and survival in children with acute leukemia, the complication of acute abdomen has become increasingly important in the total care of these children. A total of 286 children with acute leukemia was treated at Memorial Hospital between 1966 and 1971. Sixteen or 5.6% of these children developed an acute abdomen during the(More)
Pseudoxanthoma elasticum is a disorder of connective tissue that is associated with numerous systemic complications, including accelerated atherosclerosis, gastrointestinal bleeding, angioid streaks in the ocular fundus, and blindness. Diagnosis of the disease is important because many of its complications can be prevented and genetic counseling can be(More)