Shira Sofer

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OBJECTIVE To asses the yield and contribution of a routine predetermined repeat head computed tomographic (CT) scan within 24-36 hrs in pediatric patients with moderate to severe head trauma. DESIGN Records review. SETTING Five pediatric intensive care units. PATIENTS We reviewed the charts of 173 consecutive pediatric patients with moderate to severe(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine short- and long-term outcomes of infants with severe hypothermia (< or = 28 degrees C) treated in a pediatric intensive care unit (PICU). DESIGN (1) Retrospective evaluation of medical records of all patients admitted for severe infantile hypothermia from 1984 to 1993. (2) Medical and developmental evaluations of survivors of severe(More)
Costeff syndrome (CS) is a rare autosomal-recessive neurological disorder, which is known almost exclusively in patients of Iraqi Jewish descent, manifesting in childhood with optic atrophy, ataxia, chorea and spastic paraparesis. Our aim was to study the clinical spectrum of CS and natural history using a cross-sectional study design. Consecutive patients(More)
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