Ishai Mintz

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PURPOSE We assessed the approachability of the upper calyx through lower calyx access for prone and supine percutaneous nephrolithotomy and used computerized tomography to analyze anatomical factors that may influence it. MATERIALS AND METHODS A prospective series of 45 patients treated with percutaneous nephrolithotomy were operated on in the prone (20)(More)
  • Ishai Mintz
  • International journal of psychoanalytic…
  • 1980
A discussion of "The Role of Primal Scene and Masochism in Asthma," by Cecilia Karol, M.D. Dr. Karol has described a relationship between primal scene experience, sadomasochism, and asthma. While her clinical material strongly supports the relationship that she is attempting to prove, other researchers have found different conflicts that appear equally(More)
This article presents a psychodynamic approach to the understanding and treatment of abstaining and bulemic anorexics. While the abstainer starves herself to the point of emaciation and the bulemic may gorge to the point of obesity, the underlying emotional conflicts of the two groups of patients are the same. The ego (character structure) of the bulemic is(More)