Amos Douvdevani

Summary

Affiliation: Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Country: Israel

Publications

  1. pmc Anti-inflammatory preconditioning by agonists of adenosine A1 receptor
    Sigal Nakav
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Soroka Medical University Center and Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    PLoS ONE 3:e2107. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Regulation of adenosine system at the onset of peritonitis
    Sigal Nakav
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Soroka Medical University Center and Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva 84101, Israel
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 25:931-9. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint Erythropoietin prevents dialysis fluid-induced apoptosis of mesothelial cells
    Marina Vorobiov
    Department of Nephrology, Soroka Medical University Center, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Perit Dial Int 28:648-54. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint CD40 ligand expression correlates with resolution of peritonitis and mononuclear cell recruitment
    Amir Glik
    Department of Nephrology, Soroka Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Faculty of Health Sciences, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Perit Dial Int 25:240-7. 2005
  5. doi request reprint Blocking adenosine A2A receptor reduces peritoneal fibrosis in two independent experimental models
    Sigal Nakav
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Soroka Medical Center and Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 24:2392-9. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Cell-free DNA as a marker for prediction of brain damage in traumatic brain injury in rats
    Sharon Ohayon
    Division of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Soroka Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Neurotrauma 29:261-7. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Association between renal injury and reduced interleukin-15 and interleukin-15 receptor levels in acute kidney injury
    Hadar Eini
    Clinical Biochemistry Department, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Interferon Cytokine Res 30:1-8. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint CD40 ligand (CD154) takes part in regulation of the transition to mononuclear cell dominance during peritonitis
    Julia Mazar
    Department of Nephrology, Soroka University Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Faculty of Health Sciences, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Kidney Int 67:1340-9. 2005
  9. doi request reprint Circulating cell-free DNA in hemodialysis patients predicts mortality
    David Tovbin
    Department of Nephrology, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 27:3929-35. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Transient extremity ischemia augments CD34+ progenitor cell availability
    David Czeiger
    Soroka University Medical Center, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Stem Cell Rev 7:639-45. 2011

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Publications23

  1. pmc Anti-inflammatory preconditioning by agonists of adenosine A1 receptor
    Sigal Nakav
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Soroka Medical University Center and Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    PLoS ONE 3:e2107. 2008
    ..We previously reported that peak A(1)R expression during leukocyte recruitment, is followed by a peak in A(2A)R during inflammation resolution...
  2. doi request reprint Regulation of adenosine system at the onset of peritonitis
    Sigal Nakav
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Soroka Medical University Center and Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva 84101, Israel
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 25:931-9. 2010
    ..The aim of the current study is to characterize the inflammatory mediators that regulate adenosine-metabolizing enzymes and A(1)R at the onset of peritonitis...
  3. ncbi request reprint Erythropoietin prevents dialysis fluid-induced apoptosis of mesothelial cells
    Marina Vorobiov
    Department of Nephrology, Soroka Medical University Center, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Perit Dial Int 28:648-54. 2008
    ..Since recombinant human erythropoietin (rHuEPO) induces a range of cytoprotective cellular responses, rHuEPO treatment may reduce PD fluid (PDF)-induced damage...
  4. ncbi request reprint CD40 ligand expression correlates with resolution of peritonitis and mononuclear cell recruitment
    Amir Glik
    Department of Nephrology, Soroka Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Faculty of Health Sciences, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Perit Dial Int 25:240-7. 2005
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Blocking adenosine A2A receptor reduces peritoneal fibrosis in two independent experimental models
    Sigal Nakav
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Soroka Medical Center and Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 24:2392-9. 2009
    ..We have previously shown that adenosine is a potent regulator of inflammation in the peritoneum. In the current study, we explored the role of adenosine and the A(2A)R in two experimental models...
  6. doi request reprint Cell-free DNA as a marker for prediction of brain damage in traumatic brain injury in rats
    Sharon Ohayon
    Division of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Soroka Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Neurotrauma 29:261-7. 2012
    ..CFD levels may provide a quick, reliable, and simple prognostic indicator of neurological outcome in animals after TBI. Its role in humans has not been clearly elucidated, but has potentially significant clinical implications...
  7. doi request reprint Association between renal injury and reduced interleukin-15 and interleukin-15 receptor levels in acute kidney injury
    Hadar Eini
    Clinical Biochemistry Department, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Interferon Cytokine Res 30:1-8. 2010
    ..69, P = 0.003), suggesting that a decline in renal-derived IL-15 is detrimental to renal cell survival and kidney function during pathological stress...
  8. ncbi request reprint CD40 ligand (CD154) takes part in regulation of the transition to mononuclear cell dominance during peritonitis
    Julia Mazar
    Department of Nephrology, Soroka University Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Faculty of Health Sciences, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Kidney Int 67:1340-9. 2005
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate the role of CD40 ligation in leukocyte recruitment during peritonitis...
  9. doi request reprint Circulating cell-free DNA in hemodialysis patients predicts mortality
    David Tovbin
    Department of Nephrology, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 27:3929-35. 2012
    ..We hypothesized that CFD is an integrative marker of tissue damage and can be an independent predictor for all-cause mortality in HD patients...
  10. doi request reprint Transient extremity ischemia augments CD34+ progenitor cell availability
    David Czeiger
    Soroka University Medical Center, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Stem Cell Rev 7:639-45. 2011
    ..Ischemic preconditioning is a safe and effective technique to increase the availability of stem cells for therapeutic purposes...
  11. doi request reprint Ketamine delays mortality in an experimental model of hemorrhagic shock and subsequent sepsis
    Gad Shaked
    Department of General Surgery and Trauma Unit, Soroka Medical Centre and Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Resuscitation 80:935-9. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether ketamine alters survival and/or IL-6 after hemorrhagic shock alone or hemorrhagic shock followed by sepsis...
  12. ncbi request reprint Major involvement of CD40 in the regulation of chemokine secretion from human peritoneal mesothelial cells
    Limor Man
    Department of Nephrology, Soroka University Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Faculty of Health Sciences, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Kidney Int 64:2064-71. 2003
    ..This study investigates the effect of CD40 ligation on the secretion of chemokines from human peritoneal mesothelial cells (HPMC)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Ketamine improves survival and suppresses IL-6 and TNFalpha production in a model of Gram-negative bacterial sepsis in rats
    Gad Shaked
    Department of Surgery B, Trauma Service, Soroka Medical Center and Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva 84101, Israel
    Resuscitation 62:237-42. 2004
    ..coli inoculation. However, the relationship between cytokines and survival following ketamine treatment is uncertain because no study has examined both cytokines and survival after E. coli inoculation...
  14. ncbi request reprint Decrease in cell free DNA levels following participation in stress reduction techniques among women undergoing infertility treatment
    Johanna Czamanski-Cohen
    Center for Women s Health Studies and Promotion, The Spitzer Department of Social Work, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel, 84105
    Arch Womens Ment Health 17:251-3. 2014
    ..High plasma CFD levels have been associated with IVF failure. Stress reduction techniques may facilitate physiological changes that lead to the reduction of plasma CFD levels. ..
  15. doi request reprint Cell free DNA detected by a novel method in acute ST-elevation myocardial infarction patients
    Avi Shimony
    Department of Cardiology, Soroka University Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Acute Card Care 12:109-11. 2010
    ..We evaluated a novel method for the detection of CFD in patients with ST elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) and examined its correlation with established markers of necrosis and ventricular function...
  16. doi request reprint Cell-free DNA--a marker to predict ischemic brain damage in a rat stroke experimental model
    Matthew Boyko
    Division of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Soroka Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Neurosurg Anesthesiol 23:222-8. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess brain injury and measure CFD levels in 2 models of MCAO in rats, and to determine whether brain injury correlates with CFD...
  17. ncbi request reprint Correction of anemia in uremic mice by genetically modified peritoneal mesothelial cells
    Tom Einbinder
    Department of Nephrology, Soroka University Medical Center, Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Kidney Int 63:2103-12. 2003
    ..Our aim was to evaluate the potential of peritoneal effluent (PF)-derived human peritoneal mesothelial cells (HPMC) as target for gene therapy. We used erythropoietin (EPO) as our target gene...
  18. ncbi request reprint Sporadic culture-negative peritonitis in peritoneal dialysis patients--absence of endotoxin in dialysate
    Michael J Hausmann
    Department of Nephrology, Soroka Medical Center and Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Nephron Clin Pract 108:c1-4. 2008
    ..This study examines whether Gram-negative agents have to be considered in the management of culture-negative peritonitis. Gram-negative agents are manifested by endotoxin easily detected by the Limulus amebocyte lysate (LAL) test...
  19. ncbi request reprint T lymphocytes: the "cellular" arm of acquired immunity in the peritoneum
    Amir Glik
    Department of Nephrology, Soroka Medical Center, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Perit Dial Int 26:438-48. 2006
    ..We end our review with a description of regulatory T cells. This cell population is extremely important in preventing autoimmunity and in the regulation of acquired immunity...
  20. doi request reprint A rapid direct fluorescent assay for cell-free DNA quantification in biological fluids
    Hagit Goldshtein
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
    Ann Clin Biochem 46:488-94. 2009
    ..Owing to the complex and expensive methodology, detection of CFD has hitherto been confined to research laboratories. This study presents a simple, inexpensive and accurate test for CFD...
  21. ncbi request reprint The anti-inflammatory activity of 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3 in macrophages
    Merav Cohen-Lahav
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Soroka Medical Center, Ben Gurion University, Faculty of Health Sciences, P O Box 151, Beer Sheva 84101, Israel
    J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol 103:558-62. 2007
    ..Since NFkappaB is a major transcription factor for TNFalpha and other inflammatory mediators, these findings suggest that 1,25(OH)(2)D(3) and 1,24(OH)(2)D(2) may be used therapeutically as anti-inflammatory agents...
  22. pmc Admission cell free DNA levels predict 28-day mortality in patients with severe sepsis in intensive care
    Avital Avriel
    Pulmonology Institute, Department of Internal Medicine, Soroka University Medical Center and Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    PLoS ONE 9:e100514. 2014
    ..The aim of the current study is to assess the mortality prediction accuracy of circulating cell-free DNA (CFD) level at admission measured by a new simplified method...
  23. ncbi request reprint Fluorescence in situ hybridization performed on exfoliated urothelial cells in patients with transitional cell carcinoma of the bladder
    Pinhas Degtyar
    Department of Urology, Soroka University Medical Center, Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Urology 63:398-401. 2004
    ....