Ofer Girtler

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OBJECTIVE To present our experience with clinical and sonographic diagnosis of retained products of conception and to evaluate its correlation with histopathologic findings. METHODS This was a retrospective study on 156 patients admitted for retained products of conception. Women were referred because of 1 or more of the following: abdominal pain,(More)
OBJECTIVE To define the sonographic imaging criteria of ovarian subtorsion. METHODS Fourteen women 16 to 35 years of age with suspected unilateral twisted ovaries were sonographically evaluated in a tertiary care center before laparoscopy. Transvaginal sonography was performed to determine the longest ovarian dimension, diameter of the periovarian(More)
The purpose of our research was to examine the relationship between male age and semen parameters in a range of ages (from 20s to 60s) in Egg Donation Program (EDP) cycles. EDP provides a pool of high quality oocytes, thus allowing better analysis of the sperm efficacy. The retrospective study population consisted of 484 male partners of patients undergoing(More)
Background: Traditionally an episode of acute biliary pancreatitis (ABP) is an indication for direct imaging of the biliary tree. The optimal approach may vary according to local expertise, and endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) is the most common. The fact that the incidence of choledocholithiasis in patients recovering from ABP varies(More)
OBJECTIVE To examine the course of labor in nulliparous women in active labor with a floating fetal head. STUDY DESIGN A prospective, cohort study of nulliparous women presenting in active labor at term with a floating fetal head (station > or = -3, n = 108) or engaged fetal head (n = 241). All patients were examined by a senior physician. Assignment to(More)
BACKGROUND Exaggerated placental site (EPS) is classified as a non-neoplastic trophoblastic lesion, and histologically it consists of endometrial and myometrial invasion of intermediate trophoblasts and syncytiotrophoblasts and it differs morphologically from placental site trophoblastic tumors and placental nodules. The purpose of this report is to(More)
A patient with a triploid partial hydatidiform who had lung metastasis is presented. Complete response was achieved with methotrexate chemotherapy. A review of the literature revealed only 11 previously reported cases. In many of them clinical data are missing. All had lung metastasis and 1 had in addition a metastasis in the vagina. Only 1 of these(More)
This study compared the course of midtrimester termination of pregnancies with fetal demise and those with a viable fetuses by extra-amniotic prostaglandin (PG) E2. A total of 275 women who underwent second trimester abortion with extra-amniotic PGE22 were divided into two groups: 95 patients (35%) with fetal demise and 180 women (65%) with a live fetuses.(More)
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