Yaakov Segal

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BACKGROUND Israel reports the world's highest IVF cycles per capita. However, clinical outcome data of these treatments are scarce. In a previous publication, we summarized IVF results among Maccabi Healthcare Services members for the years 2007-2010. The main findings included an increase in mean patients' age over the period studied, a 50 % increase in(More)
INTRODUCTION While Israel is by far number one in the world of in-vitro fertilization (IVF) treatments per capita, detailed information about the outcome of these treatments is not available. OBJECTIVES To describe IVF activity during the years 2007-2010 in Maccabi Healthcare Services, an independent health provider that reimburses IVF treatments. (More)
To evaluate the association between levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system (LNG-IUS) use and breast cancer (BC) risk. A cohort of all Maccabi Healthcare Services (MHS) female members aged 40–50 years between 1/2003 and 12/2013 was used to identify LNG-IUS users as “cases,” and 2 age-matched non-users as “controls.” Exclusion criteria included: prior(More)
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