Rana Cohen

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INTRODUCTION Mebendazole is an effective drug widely used in the treatment of parasitic infections. Although theoretically considered as safe during lactation, no studies have evaluated its potential adverse effects in infants of breastfeeding mothers. OBJECTIVES We aimed to evaluate the safety of mebendazole in infants of lactating women treated with the(More)
Nausea and vomiting of pregnancy (NVP) is the most prevalent medical condition during gestation. Approximately 85% of pregnant women suffer from some degree of this condition, while hyperemesis gravidarum (HG), the most severe form, affects up to 2% of women. Although being the leading cause for hospitalization during pregnancy, NVP has received little(More)
Fifty-one patients were examined non-invasively in two different laboratories and underwent angiography for carotid artery disease. Results of the two examinations and angiography were compared. In one laboratory continuous wave Doppler ultrasonography of the accessible extracranial arteries was used; in the other laboratory spectral analysis of the Doppler(More)
Percutaneous chemical lumbar sympathectomy with alcohol (PCLSA) using computed tomography (CT) control was performed in 8 patients suffering from advanced peripheral arterial occlusive disease. PCLSA under CT guidance was found to be a simple and safe procedure. The use of CT control added precision in the guidance of needle placement. Positive results were(More)
BACKGROUND Ondansetron use for nausea and vomiting during pregnancy has increased in the last years, although its maternal and fetal safety is not conclusive. CASE We describe a case of intestinal obstruction in a pregnant woman with severe nausea and vomiting of pregnancy treated with ondansetron, which is known to slow gut motility. CONCLUSION The(More)
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