Michal Ben Shachar

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Neuropsychological evidence regarding grammatical category suggests that deficits affecting verbs tend to localize differently from those affecting nouns, but previous functional imaging studies on healthy subjects fail to show consistent results that correspond to the clinical dissociation. In the current imaging study, we addressed this issue by(More)
OBJECTIVE To provide functional magnetic resonance imaging-based insight into the impact of left temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE) on language-related functional re-organization. MATERIALS AND METHODS Ten right-handed patients with left TLE were compared with 10 matched healthy controls. Regional brain activation during the language task was measured in the(More)
In 259 patients with malignant melanoma of the skin referred here during 1973-1984, the median follow-up was 46 months. Of 182 with stage I disease, 97 (53.2%) were women and 85 men. Of these, 90.1% were Jews of European extraction and 8.2% were Jews of Asian-African extraction, while only 1.8% were non-Jews. 171 (94%) of the patients were treated by wide(More)
3154 Background: For the last 3.5 years we have participated a compassionate use program of gefitinib, an orally active EGFR-TKI (epidermal growth factor receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitor), for the treatment of advanced non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) as monotherapy. We herby report our experience. METHODS One hundred and eighty one patients (median(More)
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