Jacob Bar Ziv

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BACKGROUND Alveolar community-acquired pneumonia (A-CAP) is mostly considered a bacterial disease, mainly pneumococcal. This study was conducted to document the impact of sequential 7-valent and the 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccines (PCV7; PCV13) on emergency room and hospitalization for A-CAP among children <5 years of age. METHODS This is an(More)
Bowel necrosis is a serious condition with a very high mortality rate. The earlier the diagnosis is made, the better chance for survival. Ultrasound is a primary imaging technique in the diagnosis of the acute abdomen. Three cases are presented in which bowel wall gas could be demonstrated on ultrasound. In all cases there was computed tomographic and(More)
Idiopathic infantile arterial calcification (IIAC) was diagnosed radiologically in an infant with sudden onset of heart failure. The clinical picture, radiological, laboratory and postmorten findings, are described in detail. There was no family history and a metabolic abnormality could not be detected. Calcifications of major arteries and particularly(More)
Computed tomographic scan demonstrating narrowing of the left external auditory canal caused by an expansile bone lesion of the temporal bone (curved arrow). The regional bone was characterized by a "ground-glass" appearance. A small cholesteatoma is located between the tympanic membrane and the bony lesion (black arrow).
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