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OBJECTIVE The Functional Independence Measure (FIM) was used to measure function in first-stroke patients on admission to and discharge from a rehabilitation center, and to determine gain; all data were analyzed by a clinically oriented approach. DESIGN All patients admitted after a first supratentorial stroke to a comprehensive rehabilitation facility(More)
From June 1 through December 3, 1991, 146 women were referred to the Gynecology Outpatient Clinic of Nahariyya Medical Center for uterine bleeding and pathologic conditions. Their ages ranged from < 40 (26 patients) to > or = 60 (18 patients), with 60 (41%) in the 40-49 age group. An Endopap endometrial sampling pilot study was undertaken to find a(More)
During the period spanning the years 1973 to 1981, 4,764 women visited the Gynecology Out-Patient Clinics and Colposcopy Unit of the Nahariyya Hospital to be examined colposcopically and cytologically (and histologically whenever indicated) for precancerous and cancerous lesions of the cervix. Of these women, 2,614 (55%) were referred because of symptoms of(More)
BACKGROUND Major depressive disorder is a disabling neuropsychiatric condition that is associated with disrupted functional connectivity across brain networks. The precise nature of altered connectivity, however, remains incompletely understood. The current study was designed to examine the coherence of large-scale connectivity in depression using a(More)
Approximately one-third of patients with major depressive disorder (MDD) do not respond to existing antidepressants, and those who do generally take weeks to months to achieve a significant effect. There is a clear unmet need for rapidly acting and more efficacious treatments. We will review recent developments in the study of ketamine, an old anaesthetic(More)
Capitalizing on recent advances in resting-state functional connectivity magnetic resonance imaging (rs-fcMRI) and the distinctive paradigm of rapid mood normalization following ketamine treatment, the current study investigated intrinsic brain networks in major depressive disorder (MDD) during a depressive episode and following treatment with ketamine.(More)
Laparoscopic treatment of ectopic pregnancy is gaining wide acceptance. We report a new simple laparoscopic technique involving grasping the tube with forceps and coagulating on both sides of the ectopic pregnancy site, leaving the fertilized ovum in situ. This method is suitable for multiparous women and women who request tubal sterilization. Sixteen(More)