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AIM Sinus X-rays are still frequently used in the evaluation of paranasal sinusitis. Many radiology departments nowadays provide the referring doctors with a single Waters' projection. Our purpose was to evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of a single Waters' view vs high resolution computed tomography (CT) in the diagnosis of paranasal sinusitis. SUBJECTS(More)
Polycythemia vera is a Philadelphia chromosome-negative myeloproliferative disorder with incidence of 1% under the age of 25. The Budd-Chiari syndrome (BCS) is a well known complication of polycythemia vera even in children, and characterized by occlusion of hepatic outflow. A computerized archive search of medical records at Sheba Medical Center of the(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to compare the computed tomography imaging features of a torsed inguinal testis with nontorsed inguinal testes. METHODS Computed tomography scans of patients with undescended testes were retrospectively collected (2011-2016). Imaging features of nontorsed undescended testis were compared with a case of an inguinal(More)
BACKGROUND Accurate assessment of liver fibrosis is crucial for the management of patients with hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. OBJECTIVES To evaluate the performance of liver segment-to-spleen volume ratio in predicting the severity of liver fibrosis. METHODS Sixty-four consecutive HCV patients were enrolled in this retrospective study. All patients(More)
AIMS To determine the clinical yield of abdominal ultrasound in the evaluation of elevated liver enzymes (ELEs) in the second and the third trimester of pregnancy. METHODS A retrospective cohort study including all pregnant women admitted to a single tertiary care center was conducted between April 2011 and January 2015 with ELE. Inclusion criteria(More)
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