O Mualem Burstein

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To ascertain the effect of cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection on the course of Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP) in children with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), we reviewed the charts of all children with AIDS who also had a lung biopsy specimen or a bronchoalveolar lavage specimen cultured for CMV at the time PCP was diagnosed. The data(More)
An echogenic, intravenous drug delivery platform is proposed in which an encapsulated chemotherapeutic can travel to a desired location and drug delivery can be triggered using external, focused ultrasound at the area of interest. Three methods of loading poly(lactic acid) (PLA) shelled ultrasound contrast agents (UCA) with doxorubicin are presented.(More)
Sixteen days of testosterone acetate (TA) treatment in male rats induced an increase in the densities of peripheral benzodiazepine receptors (PBR) in the adrenal and Cowper's glands and a decrease in PBR density in the testis. TA did not alter PBR density in the heart, cerebral cortex, or pituitary, or central benzodiazepine receptor (CBR) density in the(More)
A 38-year-old man with AIDS and intractable large-volume diarrhea due to a cryptosporidial infection was successfully treated with intravenous octreotide, a somatostatin analogue. The volume of diarrhea, 10-12 liters with 8-13 movements per day, was reduced to three to four semi-formed to formed stools per day when the patient was treated with 400(More)
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