Michal Ronen

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A 16-year-old girl complained about a headache of one-month's duration, accompanied by vertical diplopia that had appeared ten days earlier. The girl reported receiving vitamin A and minocycline to treat acne vulgaris for the previous six weeks. An examination revealed bilateral optic disc edema. Normal computed tomographic and magnetic resonance imaging(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess within a feasibility study the correlation, agreement, and trending of continuous integrated distal capnography (dCap) with PaCO(2) in infants on HFV. STUDY DESIGN Sixteen premature infants [median (range) gestational age: 26.5 (24.7-34.7) weeks], ventilated with HFV (mean ± SD airway pressure: 8.1 ± 2.1 cmH(2) O, FiO(2) : 0.39 ± 0.21)(More)
Fibrinogen labeled with iodine 125 was used to detect deep vein thrombosis (DVT) in 35 patients during their course and convalescence from acute myocardial infarction. Clinical status was assessed and scored with the use of a modified coronary prognostic index. According to the prognostic scores, patients were allocated to one of two groups. Of 27 patients(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare the time spent within a predefined safe range of CO2 (30-60 mmHg) during conventional ventilation between infants who were monitored with distal end-tidal CO2 (dETCO2, or capnography) and those who were not. STUDY DESIGN For this randomized, controlled multicenter study, ventilated infants with a double-lumen endotracheal tube were(More)
1 alpha-hydroxycholecalciferol [1 alpha (OH)D3], the synthetic analogue of 1,25-dihydroxycholecalciferol, the active metabolite of vitamin D, was administered for a period of 18 to 24 mo to an unselected group of 12 hemodialysis patients and to 2 patients after kidney transplantation. All patients responded with a significant rise in serum Ca and Mg. The(More)