Yossef Kalish

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• Vol 8 • November 2006 Anticoagulants and Intracerebral Hemorrhage Spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage accounts for 4–5% of cases of acute stroke and is associated with a substantially worse prognosis than ischemic stroke. Spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage is associated with a high mortality rate, almost 50%. Intracranial hemorrhages associated with(More)
T lymphocyte-expressing natural killer (NK) cell markers (NKT cells) play a role in immune regulation. Our aim was to evaluate the in vivo effect of adoptive transfer of immune-programmed NKT cells. Colitis was induced in C57/B6 mice by 2,4,6-trinitrobenzenesulfonic acid. NKT, CD4, CD8 lymphocytes, and dendritic cells (DC) were prepared from spleens of(More)
OBJECTIVE To report our experience of applying balloon tamponade in the treatment of intrauterine bleeding in two patients with immune thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP). Immune thrombocytopenic purpura is a well-known hematologic autoimmune disease. The uterus may be a major site of bleeding in patients with ITP. Halting bleeding is imperative to reduce blood(More)
BACKGROUND Patients receiving chemotherapy for hematological malignancies are at high risk for febrile neutropenia (FN). Garlic extracts (GEs) are natural food substances showing antimicrobial effects in vivo. OBJECTIVES We explored whether adding GE may be efficacious in reducing the risk or severity of infections. DESIGN This was a placebo-controlled(More)
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