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Professor Ido SaltDirector, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Rambam Health Care campus.
Clinical Assistant Professor, The Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion. Haifa, Israel.

Elected Chairman, The Northern Branch, Israel Society of Obstetrics & Gynecology.
Elected Member of the Board of the Israel Maternal-Fetal Medicine Society.
Member of the Israel Ministry of Health National Council for Women's Health.

Pubmed Publications
1: Fisher M, Wagner O, Keinarl T, Solt I. [QUALITY MEASURES IN MEDICINE-- A PLEA
FOR NEW, VALUE BASED THINKING]. Harefuah. 2015 Sep;154(9):584-8, 607. Hebrew.
PubMed PMID: 26665750.

2: Elinav H, Hershko-Klement A, Solt I, Glikman D, Nir-Paz R.
Pregnancy-associated listeriosis: many beliefs, few facts. Lancet Infect Dis.
2015 Oct;15(10):1128-30. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(15)00302-3. Epub 2015 Sep 20.
PubMed PMID: 26461937.

3: Solt I. The human microbiome and the great obstetrical syndromes: a new
frontier in maternal-fetal medicine. Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol. 2015
Feb;29(2):165-75. doi: 10.1016/j.bpobgyn.2014.04.024. Epub 2014 Aug 21. Review.
PubMed PMID: 25242582.

4: Bronshtein M, Solt I, Blumenfeld Z. [The advantages of early midtrimester
targeted fetal systematic organ screening for the detection of fetal
anomalies--will a global change start in Israel?]. Harefuah. 2014
Jun;153(6):320-4, 368. Hebrew. PubMed PMID: 25095602.

5: Aviram A, Fishman A, Steinberg M, Solt I, Aviram R. The effect of a policy
change on late termination of pregnancy in Israel. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2014
May;125(2):141-3. doi: 10.1016/j.ijgo.2013.10.016. Epub 2014 Jan 21. PubMed PMID:

6: Fisher M, Shrem D, Solt I. [The social and medicolegal aspects of maternal
request or non-medically indicated cesarean section]. Harefuah. 2013
Jul;152(7):398-400, 434. Hebrew. PubMed PMID: 23957085.

7: Avitan-Hersh E, Erisson S, Bergman R, Solt I. [Generalized pustular psoriasis
of pregnancy]. Harefuah. 2012 Oct;151(10):555-7, 606. Hebrew. PubMed PMID:

8: Solt I, Cohavy O. The great obstetrical syndromes and the human microbiome-a
new frontier. Rambam Maimonides Med J. 2012 Apr 30;3(2):e0009. doi:
10.5041/RMMJ.10076. Print 2012 Apr. PubMed PMID: 23908833; PubMed Central PMCID:

9: Zimmer EZ, Blazer S, Lorber A, Solt I, Egenburg S, Bronshtein M. Fetal
Ebstein's anomaly: early and late appearance. Prenat Diagn. 2012
Mar;32(3):228-33. doi: 10.1002/pd.2935. PubMed PMID: 22430719.

10: Solt I, Acuna JG, Adeniji BA, Mirocha J, Kim MJ, Rotmensch S. First-trimester
visualization of the fourth ventricle in fetuses with and without spina bifida. J
Ultrasound Med. 2011 Dec;30(12):1643-7. PubMed PMID: 22123999.

11: Solt I. [Vestigial structures are important to the development of the human
embryo]. Harefuah. 2011 Jul;150(7):596-9, 616. Review. Hebrew. PubMed PMID:

12: Solt I, Chmait RH. Fetoscopic documentation of meconium passage at 19 weeks'
gestation. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2011 Nov;9(11):e120. doi:
10.1016/j.cgh.2011.06.022. Epub 2011 Jun 30. PubMed PMID: 21723234.

13: Solt I, Kim MJ, Offer C. [The human microbiome]. Harefuah. 2011
May;150(5):484-8. Review. Hebrew. PubMed PMID: 21678649.

14: Solt I, Ioffe Y, Elmore RG, Solnik MJ. Group A streptococcal peritonitis and
ruptured tubo-ovarian abscess three years after Essure® insertion: a case report.
J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2011 May;20(5):781-3. doi: 10.1089/jwh.2010.2574. Epub
2011 Apr 5. PubMed PMID: 21599428.

15: Adeniji B, Williams J 3rd, Solt I, Morales C, Alanakian A, Rotmensch S.
Clinical trial of multiplanar real-time 4- versus 2-dimensional sonographic
guidance for transcervical chorionic villus sampling. J Ultrasound Med. 2011
Mar;30(3):309-12. PubMed PMID: 21357552.

16: Levin E, Dolev A, Solt I. [Bats in Israel: is there a reason for medical
concern?]. Harefuah. 2010 Aug;149(8):537-41, 549. Review. Hebrew. PubMed PMID:

17: Solt I, Jackson S, Moore T, Rotmensch S, Kim MJ. Teaching forceps: the impact
of proactive faculty. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2011 May;204(5):448.e1-4. doi:
10.1016/j.ajog.2010.12.056. Epub 2011 Feb 18. PubMed PMID: 21333965.

18: Friedberg MK, Solt I, Weyl-Ben-Arush M, Braver Y, Lorber A. Cardiac function
in long-term survivors of childhood lymphoma. Cardiol Res Pract. 2011 Jan
20;2011:316927. doi: 10.4061/2011/316927. PubMed PMID: 21318103; PubMed Central
PMCID: PMC3034995.

19: Solt I. Chiari malformation eponym- time for historical justice. Ultrasound
Obstet Gynecol. 2011 Feb;37(2):250-1. doi: 10.1002/uog.8876. Epub 2010 Dec 23.
PubMed PMID: 21264985.

20: Solt I, Acuna JG, Ogunyemi D, Rotmensch S, Kim MJ. Teaching 3-dimensional
fetal ultrasound: a randomized study. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2011
Jun;24(6):837-41. doi: 10.3109/14767058.2010.531322. Epub 2010 Dec 10. PubMed
PMID: 21142756.

21: Solt I, Kim MJ, Rotmensch S. Perimortem instrumental vaginal delivery. J
Perinat Med. 2011 Jan;39(1):97-8. doi: 10.1515/JPM.2010.133. Epub 2010 Dec 3.
PubMed PMID: 21126219.

22: Fareeduddin R, Williams J 3rd, Solt I, Mirocha JM, Kim MJ, Rotmensch S.
Discordance of first-trimester crown-rump length is a predictor of adverse
outcomes in structurally normal euploid dichorionic twins. J Ultrasound Med. 2010
Oct;29(10):1439-43. PubMed PMID: 20876897.

23: Solt I, Bornstein J. [Childhood vaccines and autism--much ado about
nothing?]. Harefuah. 2010 Apr;149(4):251-5, 260. Review. Hebrew. PubMed PMID:

24: Good MM, Solt I, Acuna JG, Rotmensch S, Kim MJ. Methamphetamine use during
pregnancy: maternal and neonatal implications. Obstet Gynecol. 2010 Aug;116(2 Pt
1):330-4. doi: 10.1097/AOG.0b013e3181e67094. PubMed PMID: 20664393.

25: Solt I, Rotmensch S, Bronshtein M. The esophageal 'pouch sign': a benign
transient finding. Prenat Diagn. 2010 Sep;30(9):845-8. doi: 10.1002/pd.2568.
PubMed PMID: 20582925.

26: Ophir E, Singer-Jordan J, Odeh M, Hirch Y, Maksimovsky O, Shaider O, Yvry S,
Solt I, Bornstein J. Abnormal placental invasion--a novel approach to treatment
case report and review. Obstet Gynecol Surv. 2009 Dec;64(12):811-22. doi:
10.1097/OGX.0b013e3181c46913. Review. PubMed PMID: 19939295.

27: Lowenstein L, Brubaker L, Fok CS, Solt I. [A surprise in the bladder: the
case of the misplaced gortex]. Harefuah. 2009 Jul;148(7):435, 476, 475. Hebrew.
PubMed PMID: 19848329.

28: Solt I, Melcer A, Yehieli I, Ophir E, Bornstein J. [The treatment of post
partum pain: survey of 26 maternity departments in Israel]. Harefuah. 2009
Jul;148(7):427-431, 477, 476. Hebrew. PubMed PMID: 19848327.

29: Solt I, Herskovitz S, Ophir E, Weintraub Z, Barzilia M, Bornstein J. [Sepsis
in newborns due to group B streptococcus in Western Galilee Hospital Nahariya
during the years 1996 to 2007--is there a place for universal screening in
Israel?]. Harefuah. 2008 Oct;147(10):770-3, 839. Hebrew. PubMed PMID: 19039903.

30: Lowenstein L, Solt I. Bartholin's cyst marsupialization. J Sex Med. 2008
May;5(5):1053-6. doi: 10.1111/j.1743-6109.2008.00832.x. PubMed PMID: 18439150.

31: Kol S, Solt I. GnRH agonist for triggering final oocyte maturation in
patients at risk of ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome: still a controversy? J
Assist Reprod Genet. 2008 Feb-Mar;25(2-3):63-6. doi: 10.1007/s10815-008-9198-1.
Epub 2008 Feb 7. Review. PubMed PMID: 18256922; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2582114.

32: Ophir E, Solt I, Odeh M, Bornstein J. Water intoxication-a dangerous
condition in labor and delivery rooms. Obstet Gynecol Surv. 2007
Nov;62(11):731-8. Review. PubMed PMID: 17925046.

33: Ophir E, Strulov A, Solt I, Michlin R, Buryanov I, Bornstein J. Delivery mode
and maternal rehospitalization. Arch Gynecol Obstet. 2008 May;277(5):401-4. Epub
2007 Oct 9. PubMed PMID: 17922286.

34: Gattas N, Solt I, Loberant N, Hazani E, Rimon D. [Parathyroid cyst associated
with acute respiratory failure and jugular vein thrombosis]. Harefuah. 2007
Aug;146(8):599-601, 646. Hebrew. PubMed PMID: 17853554.

35: Shavit I, Solt I. Urethral prolapse misdiagnosed as vaginal bleeding in a
premenarchal girl. Eur J Pediatr. 2008 May;167(5):597-8. Epub 2007 Jun 7. PubMed
PMID: 17554560.

36: German L, Solt I, Bornstein J, Ben-Harush S, Ben-Elishai M, Weintraub Z. [Is
there an increase in the incidence of gbs carrier rates among pregnant women in
northern Israel?]. Harefuah. 2006 Dec;145(12):866-9, 944. Hebrew. PubMed PMID:

37: Bornstein J, Geva A, Solt I, Fait V, Schoenfeld A, Shoham HK, Sobel J.
Nonintrusive diagnosis of premature ruptured amniotic membranes using a novel
polymer. Am J Perinatol. 2006 Aug;23(6):351-4. Epub 2006 Jul 13. PubMed PMID:

38: Lowenstein L, Solt I, Drugan A, Auslander R, Beloosesky R, Bronstein M.
[Prenatal diagnosis of chorioangioma]. Harefuah. 2006 Feb;145(2):95-7, 167.
Hebrew. PubMed PMID: 16509410.

39: Reiss A, Lowenstein L, Solt I, Deutsch M. Recurrent ascites due to oral
contraceptives and pregnancy. Obstet Gynecol. 2006 Feb;107(2 Pt 2):499-501.
PubMed PMID: 16449163.

40: Lowenstein L, Deutcsh M, Gruberg R, Solt I, Yagil Y, Nevo O, Bloch M.
Psychological distress symptoms in women undergoing medical vs. surgical
termination of pregnancy. Gen Hosp Psychiatry. 2006 Jan-Feb;28(1):43-7. PubMed
PMID: 16377364.

41: Solt I, Lowenstein L, Okopnik M, Sheinin O, Drugan A. [Malformed pygopagus
conjoined twins in a spontaneous triplet pregnancy]. Harefuah. 2005
Aug;144(8):590-2, 596. Hebrew. PubMed PMID: 16146161.

42: Weissman A, Solt I, Zloczower M, Jakobi P. Hypoglycemia during the 100-g oral
glucose tolerance test: incidence and perinatal significance. Obstet Gynecol.
2005 Jun;105(6):1424-8. PubMed PMID: 15932839.

43: Solt I, Okopnik M, Lowenstein L. [Cystic degeneration of placental
subchorionic intervillous thrombi]. Harefuah. 2005 May;144(5):317-8, 384. Hebrew.
PubMed PMID: 15931892.

44: Makhoul IR, Solt I, Smolkin T, Brenner B, Reis A, Lowenstein L. [Spontaneous
umbilical cord hematoma]. Harefuah. 2005 Apr;144(4):237-8, 304. Hebrew. PubMed
PMID: 15889602.

45: Bronshtein M, Solt I, Blumenfeld Z, Arad A. Pilonidal sinus--the tale of the
fetal tail. Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 2005 Apr 1;119(2):255-6. PubMed
PMID: 15808392.

46: Solt I, Lowenstein L, Zeira M, Kaltum K. [The pelvic inflammatory snake].
Harefuah. 2004 Dec;143(12):901. Hebrew. PubMed PMID: 15666713.

47: Lowenstein L, Solt I, Peleg A, Brenner B, Drugan A. [Is there an association
between PUPPP and preeclampsia, abruptio placentae and fetal death?]. Harefuah.
2004 Dec;143(12):861-2, 911. Hebrew. PubMed PMID: 15666703.

48: Löwenstein L, Solt I, Siegler E, Raz N, Amit A. Focal cervical and vaginal
necrosis following uterine artery embolisation. Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol.
2004 Oct 15;116(2):250-1. PubMed PMID: 15358482.

49: Jakobi P, Solt I, Weissman A. A 2 hour versus the 3 hour 100 g glucose
tolerance test for diagnosing gestational diabetes mellitus. J Perinat Med.
2004;32(4):320-2. PubMed PMID: 15346816.

50: Lowenstein L, Solt I, Fischer D, Drugan A. Spinal tuberculosis with
paraplegia in pregnancy. Isr Med Assoc J. 2004 Jul;6(7):436-7. PubMed PMID:

51: Solt I, Lowenstein L, Goldstein I. [Prenatal diagnosis of fetal neoplasms].
Harefuah. 2004 Feb;143(2):131-5, 165. Review. Hebrew. PubMed PMID: 15143704.

52: Lowenstein L, Solt I, Deutsch M, Kerner H, Amit A. A life-threatening event:
uterine cervical arteriovenous malformation. Obstet Gynecol. 2004 May;103(5 Pt
2):1073-5. PubMed PMID: 15121612.

53: Lowenstein L, Solt I, Reiss A, Bardicef M, Drugan A. [Prenatal imaging of the
Meckel-Gruber syndrome]. Harefuah. 2004 Mar;143(3):182-3, 247. Hebrew. PubMed
PMID: 15065354.

54: Solt I, Lowenstein L, Amit A, Bergman R, Kerner H. Ulcerative vulvitis
circumscripta plasmacellularis. Isr Med Assoc J. 2004 Feb;6(2):117-8. PubMed
PMID: 14986474.

55: Jakobi P, Solt I, Bar-Maor JA, Best LA. Delivery following colon
interposition. Chest. 2003 Nov;124(5):2027-8. PubMed PMID: 14605085.

56: Jakobi P, Solt I, Zimmer EZ. Regional anesthesia and analgesia for labor and
delivery. N Engl J Med. 2003 May 1;348(18):1818-20; author reply 1818-20. PubMed
PMID: 12724495.

57: Löwenstein L, Solt I, Talmon R, Pery M, Suhov P, Drugan A. In utero diagnosis
of bladder perforation with urinary ascites. A case report. Fetal Diagn Ther.
2003 May-Jun;18(3):179-82. PubMed PMID: 12711873.

58: Solt I, Beloosesky R, Deutsch M. The forgotten fetus. Isr Med Assoc J. 2002
Sep;4(9):735. PubMed PMID: 12440248.

59: Solt I, Mendel Z. [The pine processionary caterpillar Thaumetopoea
pityocampa]. Harefuah. 2002 Sep;141(9):810-4, 857. Hebrew. PubMed PMID: 12362487.

60: Jakobi P, Solt I, Tamir A, Zimmer EZ. Over-the-counter oral analgesia for
postcesarean pain. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2002 Oct;187(4):1066-9. PubMed PMID:

61: Solt I, Ganadry S, Weiner Z. The effect of meperidine and promethazine on
fetal heart rate indices during the active phase of labor. Isr Med Assoc J. 2002
Mar;4(3):178-80. PubMed PMID: 11908257.

62: Solt I. [The representation of the egocentric space in the posterior parietal
cortex]. Harefuah. 2001 Jun;140(6):553-7. Review. Hebrew. PubMed PMID: 11420861.

63: Jakobi P, Solt I, Itskovitz-Eldor J, Polak S. [Elective cesarean section for
every pregnant HIV carrier--is it justified?]. Harefuah. 2000
Nov;139(9-10):375-7. Review. Hebrew. PubMed PMID: 11341218.

64: Solt I, Jakobi P. [Colonic pseudo-obstruction (Ogilvie syndrome) following
cesarean section]. Harefuah. 2001 Mar;140(3):217-9, 286. Hebrew. PubMed PMID:

65: Paz Y, Solt I, Zimmer EZ. Variables associated with meconium aspiration
syndrome in labors with thick meconium. Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 2001
Jan;94(1):27-30. PubMed PMID: 11134822.

66: Jakobi P, Weiner Z, Solt I, Alpert I, Itskovitz-Eldor J, Zimmer EZ. Oral
analgesia in the treatment of post-cesarean pain. Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod
Biol. 2000 Nov;93(1):61-4. PubMed PMID: 11000506.

67: Solt I, Gatas N, Cohen Y, Rimon D. [Self-limited lymphadenopathy mimicking
lymphoma or lupus (Kikuchi-Fujimoto disease)]. Harefuah. 1999 Jan 1;136(1):34-6,
94. Hebrew. PubMed PMID: 10914156.

68: Solt I, Gaitini D, Pery M, Hochberg Z, Stein M, Arush MW. Comparing thyroid
ultrasonography to thyroid function in long-term survivors of childhood lymphoma.
Med Pediatr Oncol. 2000 Jul;35(1):35-40. PubMed PMID: 10881005.

69: Ben Arush MW, Solt I, Lightman A, Linn S, Kuten A. Male gonadal function in
survivors of childhood Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Pediatr Hematol Oncol.
2000 Apr-May;17(3):239-45. PubMed PMID: 10779990.

70: Zimmer EZ, Jakobi P, Itskovitz-Eldor J, Weizman B, Solt I, Glik A, Weiner Z.
Adverse effects of epidural analgesia in labor. Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol.
2000 Apr;89(2):153-7. PubMed PMID: 10725574.

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