Zhimon Jacobson

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PURPOSE In this prospective multicenter clinical study, 1,179 3i standard threaded and self-tapping implants were followed for up to 6 years and monitored according to established success criteria. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 493 patients (240 men and 253 women) with a mean age of 45.1 years at implant surgery were enrolled at 6 research centers(More)
Alström syndrome is an autosomal recessive disorder comprised of progressive vision loss (nystagmus, photophobia, and pigmentary retinopathy), progressive sensorineural hearing loss, morbid obesity, male hypogonadism, insulin resistant diabetes, renal failure, and dilated cardiomyopathy. We report on four sibs with Alström syndrome with intra-familial(More)
The combination of complex congenital heart disease (double outlet right ventricle with pulmonary atresia, malalignment ventriculoseptal defect, right-sided aortic arch with left ductus arteriosus) and bladder exstrophy occurred in an infant with Opitz syndrome. Neither of these defects has previously been reported in association with Opitz syndrome. These(More)
PURPOSE To compare the efficacy of a new uncovering technique with that of the conventional uncovering technique for papilla generation. MATERIALS AND METHODS Thirty-three patients with 67 implants were enrolled in the study. Patients were randomly assigned to 1 of 2 treatment groups (test and control). Implants of the test group were uncovered by the new(More)
A case involving an infant with very low birth weight in whom an umbilical venous catheter led to pericardial tamponade, a rare but commonly fatal complication, is reported. This is one of only six reported cases in which the infant survived such a complication. Usage of echocardiographically guided pericardiocentesis under similar circumstances has only(More)
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