Shira Sachs

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PURPOSE We screened 90 potential parameters as biomarkers of metastatic seminoma to facilitate detection and eliminate unnecessary therapeutic or diagnostic efforts. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 527 men with pure seminoma (diagnosed 2000 to 2011) were followed during therapy. More than 90 demographic/anamnestic (eg age, height, weight)(More)
The cornea of a 64-year-old white male underwent progressive thinning following removal of a foreign body and after treatment with topical antibiotics and corticosteroid. Initial attempts at laboratory identification of an infectious agent were negative. The process progressed to corneal perforation. After a penetrating keratoplaty, histopathological(More)
The incidence of clinically significant cystoid macular edema (CME) following cataract surgery has risen sharply with the widespread utilization of intraocular lenses. To evaluate the factors contributing to the incidence of CME, the senior author has divided 1808 of his own cataract cases into three groups according to procedures used: 1) intracapsular(More)
A 67-year-old man with poorly controlled type II diabetes mellitus was evaluated for right lower extremity erythema and swelling and left-sided lower back pain. He was found to have Pasteurella multocida bacteremia; magnetic resonance imaging showed osteomyelitis of the lumbar spine with myositis in the adjacent left paraspinal muscles. He was initially(More)
We reviewed the photographs of our patients who have undergone laser iridotomies since 1975. We were able to examine photographs of 21 eyes of 13 patients to determine whether their iridotomies had enlarged over time. We detected an appreciable increase in the size of the iridotomy in seven of the 21. We attempted to determine whether there was any relation(More)
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