Yitzhak Shwartz

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Exercise-induced asthma is a common phenomenon, the mechanism of which is undetermined. Eosinophils have been suggested as playing a role in its occurrence. We studied the effect of exercise-induced asthma on the cellular and mediator composition of spontaneously obtained sputum. Twenty-five patients with bronchial asthma were investigated by studying(More)
The Bioself 110 electronic basal body temperature (BBT) measurement device was employed in 18 women undergoing in vitro fertilization (IVF). This microcomputer-operated device records, charts and accurately analyzes the mean temperature measurements. These temperature recordings were used in addition to transvaginal ovarian sonography and serum estradiol(More)
An intracardiac shunt on an atrial level may be a cause of hypoxemia after lung surgery (platypnea-orthodeoxia syndrome). This syndrome may be successfully treated by percutaneous or surgical shunt closure. We present the case of preoperative transcatheter closure of a patent foramen ovale (PFO) for the prevention of possible platypnea after a forthcoming(More)
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