Moshe Weintraub

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The impact of cholesterol and different classes of lipoproteins on the development of coronary artery disease (CAD) has been investigated in extensively during the past 50 years. The cholesterol metabolism is dependent on numerous factors, including dietary fat, fractional absorption of dietary cholesterol, tissue stores of cholesterol, endogenous(More)
Late acute left atrial thrombosis is a rare life-threatening complication that mostly appears with predisposing primary coagulopathy, such as Protein C, Protein S, antithrombin 3 deficiency, antiphospholipid syndrome or hyperhomocysteinemia. We present grave outcome due to lack of anticoagulation in a patient with artificial mitral valve. A 47-year-old male(More)
Background: We sought to identify the most predictive symptoms of coronary heart disease (CHD) in the setting of a very busy community primary care clinic. By examining the variability, distribution and frequency of symptoms singly and in combination we hoped to streamline the process of correctly identifying a patient presenting with CHD. Methods: All 449(More)
INTRODUCTION Angioimmunoblastic T-cell lymphoma is a rare form of tumor of the lymph nodes or lymphoid tissue. In this report we describe an unusual presentation of angioimmunoblastic T-cell lymphoma consisting of giant kidneys with no nephrotic syndrome. CASE PRESENTATION A 46-year-old Arabic man from Gaza was hospitalized in our ward due to abdominal(More)
Between-sample variation in tracer binding in the 125I-labeled digoxin radioimmunoassay was investigated with two tracers, 3-O-succinyl-digoxigenin-[125I]-labeled tyrosine and [125I]-labeled tyrosine-methyl-ester-digoxin. Digoxin-free serum samples having various concentrations of thyroxine were assayed with both tracers. The percentage of tracer bound when(More)
" Doughnut " Granulomas in Acute Q Fever Q fever is a zoonotic infection caused by Coxiella burnetii. The disease has two forms, acute and chronic. The acute form usually manifests as pneumonia, hepatitis, a combination of the two, or a flu‑like syndrome. Skin manifestations during the acute disease are uncommon. Diagnosis of Q fever is based on positive(More)
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