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  1. Characteristics of SCCmec IV and V Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in Israel.

    IMAJ 17(8):470 (2015) PMID 26394487

    Isolation of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in healthy individuals is not common in Israel. In our hospital, about 30% of MRSA isolates were SCCmec types IV and V. To identify the demographic and clinical characteristics of patients carrying MRSA SCCmec type IV or V, and to c...
  2. Granulomatous Lobular Mastitis.

    IMAJ 17(8):476 (2015) PMID 26394488

    Granulomatous lobular mastitis (GLM) is a rare disorder that can clinically mimic breast carcinoma. The recommendation for diagnosis and treatment of GLM has not yet been established. To assess a series of GLM patients, including their clinical presentation, diagnosis, treatment and outcome. We ...
  3. Fecal Microbiota Transplantation for Clostridium difficile-Associated Diarrhea.

    IMAJ 17(8):510 (2015) PMID 26394495

    Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea is a problem most hospital-based physicians will face in their career. This review aims to refresh current knowledge with regard to Clostridium difficile infection and bring physicians up to date with the latest developments in the growing field of fecal...
  4. Symptomatic Ethmoidal Dural Arteriovenous Fistula with a Draining Varix Mimicking a Ruptured Anterior Communicating Artery Aneurysm.

    IMAJ 17(8):520 (2015) PMID 26394498

  5. The Era of Fecal Microbiota Transplantation.

    IMAJ 17(8):515 (2015) PMID 26394496

  6. Ancient Greek Terminology in Hepatopancreatobiliary Anatomy and Surgery.

    IMAJ 17(8):467 (2015) PMID 26394486

    Most of the terminology in medicine originates from Greek or Latin, revealing the impact of the ancient Greeks on modern medicine. However, the literature on the etymology of Greek words used routinely in medical practice is sparse. We provide a short guide to the etymology and meaning of Greek ...
  7. Long-Term Functional Outcomes in Israeli Adults Diagnosed in Childhood with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.

    IMAJ 17(8):481 (2015) PMID 26394489

    Childhood attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a chronic health problem with significant risk for long-term morbidity in adulthood. We examined long-term outcomes of ADHD in a population-based sample of childhood ADHD cases prospectively assessed as adults. Long-term outcomes for 7...
  8. Anemia in ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction Patients with Markers of Inadequate Bone Marrow Response.

    IMAJ 17(8):500 (2015) PMID 26394493

    Anemia confers an adverse prognosis in patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI). Several mechanisms have been implicated in the etiology of anemia in this setting, including inflammation, blood loss, and the presence of comorbidities such as renal failure. To evaluate the adequac...
  9. Characterization of Patients who were Mechanically Ventilated in General Medicine Wards.

    IMAJ 17(8):496 (2015) PMID 26394492

    In Israel, where the "Do not resuscitate code" and "advanced directives" are not yet universally practiced, physicians are frequently 'forced' to mechanically ventilate patients despite an upfront unfavorable prognosis. Due to the shortage of intensive care unit (ICU) beds, patients are mostly h...
  10. Acute Myocarditis and Myopathy as Presenting Manifestations of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection.

    IMAJ 17(8):524 (2015) PMID 26394500