Orly Sneh-Arbib

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Neurosurgery is characterized by a prolonged risk period for surgical site infection (SSI), mainly related to the presence of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) drains. We aimed to examine factors associated with post-neurosurgical SSIs, focusing on post-operative factors. A prospective cohort study was conducted in a single center over a period of 18 months in(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare perinatal outcome of women after third trimester oral glucose tolerance test (GTT) following normal glucose challenge test (GCT) stratified by test results. STUDY DESIGN Retrospective cohort study of women delivered in a tertiary, university affiliated medical center (2007-2012). Inclusion criteria were women with a normal 50 g GCT(More)
PURPOSE Maternal thyroid gland dysfunction may adversely affect pregnancy outcome. We aimed to examine the association between subclinical thyroid dysfunction, both hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism, to adverse pregnancy outcome. MATERIALS AND METHODS Retrospective cohort study of all women with an available first trimester thyroid function testing and(More)
Immunohistochemistry (IHC) testing for mismatch repair proteins (MMRP) in patients with colorectal cancer can be performed on endoscopic biopsy material or the surgical resection material. Data are continuing to accumulate regarding the deleterious effect of neoadjuvant chemoradiation on MMRP expression. However, despite continuing rise in the use of(More)
BACKGROUND & AIMS Liver fibrosis is the single most important prognostic factor in patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). The predictive value of the AST to Platelet Ratio Index (APRI) score, originally developed for fibrosis assessment in hepatitis C virus (HCV) patients, is much less known in the context of NAFLD patients. METHODS We(More)
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