Michael Smirnov

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We introduce a charging and accounting (CA) architecture for IP multicast services with QoS guarantees over ATM for QoS-sensitive fair charging. The architecture is based on an extension of the Multicast Integration Server (MIS, [SaCS97]) that efficiently provides IP multicast over ATM, supporting Internet Integrated Services (IS) with receiver(More)
The aim of this study is to evaluate the issues of sedation and analgesia in all-purpose ICUs in Russia. To obtain that, a single-day observational survey was performed in 55 ICUs of Ural and Siberia regions. This work enabled to describe the targets, instruments of control and patterns of sedative and analgetics and sedatives prescription, as well as to(More)
PURPOSE Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the second most common malignancy and the third leading cause of cancer deaths in Israel; it is less common among the Arab than the Jewish population. This study compares the clinico-pathologic features, treatment, and prognosis between Bedouin-Arab (BA) and Jewish CRC patients treated at our medical centre. METHODS The(More)
UNLABELLED Comparison of immediate angiographical and clinical results of direct coronary stenting and stenting after predilation was carried out in 68 patients. Groups of patients subjected to direct stenting and stenting with predilation had similar clinical and angiographical characteristics. Direct stenting was successful in 100%, stenting with(More)