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)
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)
Human granulocytic ehrlichiosis is a tick-borne disease of humans. Involvement of the peripheral nervous system is well known with Lyme disease and some rickettsioses but has yet to be described with this disease. We describe a man with bilateral brachial plexopathies associated with an acute febrile illness and clinical, laboratory, and serologic evidence(More)
Effects of acetazolamide on primidone plasma levels were studied in three patients. Apparent interaction occurred in two patients. Primidone was not detected in the plasma when given orally with acetazolamide in one patient. In another, peak serum concentration was delayed, with corresponding delays in urinary excretion of primidone and metabolites. Plasma(More)
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