Sigal Shafran-Tikva

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Therapy-related leukemia or myelodysplasia (t-leuk/MDS) is a serious problem that is increasing in frequency. We studied the clinical characteristics of 96 patients (pts) with a mean age of 48 years, and analyzed the molecular parameters that could predispose to t-leuk/MDS. Hematological malignancies were the most common primary (53%), followed by breast(More)
BACKGROUND Leigh's syndrome, a disorder of infancy and childhood, is characterized by gray matter degeneration and focal brainstem necrosis. It presents with special clinical features such as developmental delay, nervous system dysfunction, respiratory abnormalities, and hypertrophic cardiomyopathy that can be a real challenge to the anesthesiologist.(More)
BACKGROUND Worldwide, there is a widespread and disturbing pattern of violence towards healthcare workers. However, violent occurrences in Israeli hospitals have often been unrecognized and underreported. Moreover, most studies have not sufficiently differentiated among the different types of violence. To examine the different types of violence experienced(More)
BACKGROUND Violence against medical personnel is unexpected in hospitals which are devoted to healing, and yet, it is frequent and of concern in the health system. Little is known about the factors that lead to hospital violence, and even less is known about the interactions among these factors. The aim of the study was to identify and describe the(More)
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