G Nesher

Summary

Affiliation: Rabin Medical Center
Country: Israel

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Giant cell arteritis: intensity of the initial systemic inflammatory response and the course of the disease
    G Nesher
    Shaare Zedek Medical Center and the Hebrew University Medical School, Jerusalem, Israel
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 26:S30-4. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Diastolic double-product: a new entity to consider in normal-tension glaucoma patients
    Ronit Nesher
    Department of Ophthalmology, Meir Medical Center, Kfar Saba, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 14:240-3. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Polymyalgia rheumatica - Diagnosis and classification
    Gideon Nesher
    Department of Internal Medicine A and the Rheumatology Service, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel St Louis University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA Electronic address
    J Autoimmun 48:76-8. 2014
  4. doi request reprint The diagnosis and classification of giant cell arteritis
    Gideon Nesher
    Department of Internal Medicine A, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel St Louis University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA Electronic address
    J Autoimmun 48:73-5. 2014
  5. ncbi request reprint Palindromic rheumatism: effect of dietary manipulation
    G Nesher
    Department of Intermal Medicine, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 18:375-8. 2000
  6. ncbi request reprint A new method for eyelid elevation in glaucoma patients with ptosis during automated perimetry testing
    Ronit Nesher
    Department of Ophthalmology, Meir Medical Center, Kfar Saba, Israel
    J Glaucoma 16:260-3. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint A model for quantifying difficulty in squeezing eyedrops from their containers
    Ronit Nesher
    Department of Ophthalmology, Meir Medical Center, 59 Tchernichovsky St, Kfar Saba 44281, and Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Arch Ophthalmol 125:1114-7. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint [Association between iris color and ciliary body pigmentation: possible implications for cyclophotoablation treatment]
    Ronit Nesher
    Department of Ophthalmology, Meir Medical Center, Kfar Saba, Israel
    Harefuah 147:131-3, 182. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Vasculitis of the temporal arteries in the young
    Gideon Nesher
    Department of Internal Medicine, Rheumatology Service, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 39:96-107. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Frequency doubling technology threshold testing in the pediatric age group
    Ronit Nesher
    Department of Ophthalmology, Sapir Medical Center, Kfar Saba, Israel
    J Glaucoma 13:278-82. 2004

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Publications31

  1. ncbi request reprint Giant cell arteritis: intensity of the initial systemic inflammatory response and the course of the disease
    G Nesher
    Shaare Zedek Medical Center and the Hebrew University Medical School, Jerusalem, Israel
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 26:S30-4. 2008
    ..Giant cell arteritis (GCA) has a variable course. We assessed whether intensity of initial systemic inflammatory response (ISIR) can predict the course of GCA...
  2. ncbi request reprint Diastolic double-product: a new entity to consider in normal-tension glaucoma patients
    Ronit Nesher
    Department of Ophthalmology, Meir Medical Center, Kfar Saba, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 14:240-3. 2012
    ..Autoregulation of blood flow in the eye has been shown to be impaired in NTG, resulting in the inability to compensate for changes in intraocular pressure or blood pressure in order to maintain adequate perfusion...
  3. doi request reprint Polymyalgia rheumatica - Diagnosis and classification
    Gideon Nesher
    Department of Internal Medicine A and the Rheumatology Service, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel St Louis University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA Electronic address
    J Autoimmun 48:76-8. 2014
    ..Glucocorticoids at low doses (15-20 mg prednisone per day initially) are the mainstay of treatment. ..
  4. doi request reprint The diagnosis and classification of giant cell arteritis
    Gideon Nesher
    Department of Internal Medicine A, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel St Louis University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA Electronic address
    J Autoimmun 48:73-5. 2014
    ..The initial dose is 40-60 mg/day for most uncomplicated cases. Addition of low-dose aspirin (100 mg/d) has been shown to significantly decrease the rate of vision loss and stroke during the course of the disease. ..
  5. ncbi request reprint Palindromic rheumatism: effect of dietary manipulation
    G Nesher
    Department of Intermal Medicine, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 18:375-8. 2000
    ..Evaluation of the contribution of dietary components in triggering the attacks of palindromic rheumatism (PR), and the effect of dietary manipulation on the frequency and severity of PR attacks...
  6. ncbi request reprint A new method for eyelid elevation in glaucoma patients with ptosis during automated perimetry testing
    Ronit Nesher
    Department of Ophthalmology, Meir Medical Center, Kfar Saba, Israel
    J Glaucoma 16:260-3. 2007
    ..To evaluate its efficacy and feasibility, we studied a group of glaucoma patients with ptosis and superior visual field defects that had been attributed to nerve fiber layer defects...
  7. ncbi request reprint A model for quantifying difficulty in squeezing eyedrops from their containers
    Ronit Nesher
    Department of Ophthalmology, Meir Medical Center, 59 Tchernichovsky St, Kfar Saba 44281, and Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Arch Ophthalmol 125:1114-7. 2007
    ..In conclusion, assessing the force needed to extract eyedrops is simple and repeatable. Significant differences were demonstrated among agents; however, the clinical relevance of these differences has yet to be proved...
  8. ncbi request reprint [Association between iris color and ciliary body pigmentation: possible implications for cyclophotoablation treatment]
    Ronit Nesher
    Department of Ophthalmology, Meir Medical Center, Kfar Saba, Israel
    Harefuah 147:131-3, 182. 2008
    ..Iris color may be assessed by observing the eye, but it is unknown whether it correlates with ciliary body pigmentation...
  9. doi request reprint Vasculitis of the temporal arteries in the young
    Gideon Nesher
    Department of Internal Medicine, Rheumatology Service, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 39:96-107. 2009
    ..A case of TAV in an 18-year-old man is described here, followed by a literature review regarding cases of all types of vasculitic involvement of the temporal arteries in the young...
  10. ncbi request reprint Frequency doubling technology threshold testing in the pediatric age group
    Ronit Nesher
    Department of Ophthalmology, Sapir Medical Center, Kfar Saba, Israel
    J Glaucoma 13:278-82. 2004
    ..To evaluate the feasibility of performing visual field with the Frequency Doubling Technology (FDT) in children aged 5 to 10 years...
  11. ncbi request reprint Low-dose aspirin and prevention of cranial ischemic complications in giant cell arteritis
    Gideon Nesher
    Department of Internal Medicine, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
    Arthritis Rheum 50:1332-7. 2004
    ..In this retrospective study, we evaluated the effect of treatment with low-dose aspirin on the incidence of cranial ischemic complications in GCA...
  12. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for cranial ischemic complications in giant cell arteritis
    Gideon Nesher
    Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
    Medicine (Baltimore) 83:114-22. 2004
    ..Risk factors for late-developing CICs were CICs at presentation and late-developing transient COIEs...
  13. ncbi request reprint Neurologic manifestations of giant cell arteritis
    G Nesher
    Department of Internal Medicine, Rheumatology Service, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 18:S24-6. 2000
    ..Earlier diagnosis, close monitoring and improving the treatment protocols may prevent mortality and improve morbidity in these cases...
  14. ncbi request reprint Anti-nuclear envelope antibodies: Clinical associations
    G Nesher
    Department of Rheumatology Service, Hebrew University Medical School, Jerusalem, Israel
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 30:313-20. 2001
    ..Characterization of the clinical associations and clinical implications of antibodies reacting with antigens of the nuclear envelope...
  15. ncbi request reprint Switching from systemic to the topical carbonic anhydrase inhibitor dorzolamide: effect on the quality of life of glaucoma patients with drug-related side effects
    Ronit Nesher
    Glaucoma Service, Department of Ophthalmology, Sapir Medical Center, Kfar Saba, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 5:260-3. 2003
    ..The introduction of the topical CAI dorzolamide has further reduced their use. However, the tolerability of dorzolamide in patients who have been intolerant to systemic CAIs has not been evaluated prospectively...
  16. ncbi request reprint The changing clinical presentation of temporal arteritis in Israel: a multicenter study
    G Nesher
    Department of Internal Medicine and Rheumatology Service, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Hebrew University Medical School, Jerusalem, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 1:17-9. 1999
    ..To evaluate whether the increasing incidence of temporal arteritis in Israel is associated with a changing clinical presentation...
  17. ncbi request reprint Overcoming the language barrier in visual field testing
    R Nesher
    Department of Ophthalmology, Sapir Medical Center, Kfar Saba, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    J Glaucoma 10:203-5. 2001
    ..To evaluate the effect of using recorded instructions in patients' native language compared with interpreter-assisted instructions on the reliability and duration of the visual field test...
  18. ncbi request reprint The incidence of giant cell arteritis in Jerusalem over a 25-year period: annual and seasonal fluctuations
    M Bas-Lando
    The Hebrew University Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem, and Safra Hospital, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 25:S15-7. 2007
    ..However, such fluctuations were not observed by others. We examined both annual and seasonal rates of GCA over a period of 25 years in Jerusalem...
  19. ncbi request reprint Negative temporal artery biopsies: eventual diagnoses and features of patients with biopsy-negative giant cell arteritis compared to patients without arteritis
    G S Breuer
    Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 26:1103-6. 2008
    ..Characterize patients with negative temporal artery biopsies in regard to their eventual diagnoses, and to find features that would differentiate biopsy-negative GCA from non-GCA patients...
  20. ncbi request reprint Visual hallucinations in giant cell arteritis: association with visual loss
    G Nesher
    Department of Ophthalmology, Shaare-Zedek Medical Center, Hebrew University Medical School, Jerusalem, Israel
    J Rheumatol 28:2046-8. 2001
    ..As hallucinations preceded permanent loss of vision, this phenomenon may serve as a harbinger of imminent visual loss...
  21. ncbi request reprint Charles Bonnet syndrome in glaucoma patients with low vision
    R Nesher
    Department of Ophthalmology, Sapir Medical Center, Kfar Saba, Israel
    J Glaucoma 10:396-400. 2001
    ..Patients tend to conceal their experience of visual hallucinations, but a discussion of these phenomena with the patient and assurance of their harmless nature will reduce his or her anxiety and concerns...
  22. ncbi request reprint Effect of biopsy length on the rate of positive temporal artery biopsies
    G S Breuer
    Department of Internal Medicine and the Rheumatology Service Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 27:S10-3. 2009
    ..To investigate the relationship between temporal artery biopsy (TAB) length and the diagnostic sensitivity for giant cell arteritis (GCA)...
  23. ncbi request reprint Gallium-67 scintigraphy in polymyalgia rheumatica
    R Friedmann
    Department of Geriatrics, Shaare Zedek Medical Center and The Hebrew University School of Medicine, Jerusalem, Israel
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 25:S34-5. 2007
    ..A prospective study may delineate the possible role of this imaging modality in establishing a diagnosis of polymyalgia rheumatica...
  24. doi request reprint Hyponatraemia in older people as a sign of adrenal insufficiency: a case-control study
    T Winchester Behr
    Maccabi Healthcare Services and Departments of Geriatric Medicine and Internal Medicine, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
    Intern Med J 42:306-10. 2012
    ..Hyponatraemia is a common cause of hospitalisation in older adults. Adrenal insufficiency (AI) can result in hyponatraemia...
  25. ncbi request reprint Perceived efficacy among patients of various methods of complementary alternative medicine for rheumatologic diseases
    G S Breuer
    Rheumatology Service, Department of Internal Medicine, Shaare Zedek Medical Center and the Hebrew University Medical School, Jerusalem, Israel
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 23:693-6. 2005
    ..The purpose of this cross-sectional survey was to obtain and analyze data on self-perceived efficacy of different types of complementary alternative medicine (CAM) by patients with various rheumatologic conditions...
  26. pmc Digitizing stereoscopic optic nerve head photographs for storage and viewing using a personal computer
    Ronit Nesher
    Department of Ophthalmology, Meir Hospital, Sapir Medical Center, Kfar Saba, and Sackler Medical School, TelAviv University, TelAviv, Israel
    Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging 36:327-30. 2005
    ..A scanning resolution of 300 dpi appeared optimal. At this resolution, the storage utilization was 16 kilobytes and the scanning time was 160 seconds per patient...
  27. doi request reprint Rate of discordant findings in bilateral temporal artery biopsy to diagnose giant cell arteritis
    Gabriel S Breuer
    Department of Internal Medicine, Rheumatology Service, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Hebrew University Medical School, PO Box 3235, Jerusalem, Israel 91031
    J Rheumatol 36:794-6. 2009
    ..To determine to what extent performing simultaneous bilateral temporal artery biopsies might increase the diagnostic sensitivity in giant cell arteritis (GCA)...
  28. ncbi request reprint Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis caused by Haemophilus parainfluenzae
    Ariel Brautbar
    Department of Internal Medicine, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 9:175-6. 2007
  29. ncbi request reprint The predictive value of the halo sign in color Doppler ultrasonography of the temporal arteries for diagnosing giant cell arteritis
    Gideon Nesher
    Department of Internal Medicine, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
    J Rheumatol 29:1224-6. 2002
    ..We evaluated the predictive value of this dark halo sign in diagnosing GCA...
  30. ncbi request reprint Therapeutic options for refractory massive pleural effusion in systemic lupus erythematosus: a case study and review of the literature
    Gabriel S Breuer
    Department of Internal Medicine, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 34:744-9. 2005
    ..Massive refractory pleural effusions are uncommon in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus. Describing such a patient, the literature was reviewed to report the various therapeutic options in such cases...
  31. ncbi request reprint Subacute glaucoma masquerading as migraine. How to avoid the pitfall and make the diagnosis
    Ronit Nesher
    Tel Aviv University Medical School, Israel
    Postgrad Med 119:70-3. 2006