A Tarasiuk

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

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Health care services utilization in children with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome
    Haim Reuveni
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Pediatrics 110:68-72. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Chronic upper airway resistive loading induces growth retardation via the GH/IGF-I axis in prepubescent rats
    Ariel Tarasiuk
    Dept of Physiology, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, P O Box 105, Beer Sheva 84105, Israel
    J Appl Physiol 102:913-8. 2007
  3. pmc Financial incentive increases CPAP acceptance in patients from low socioeconomic background
    Ariel Tarasiuk
    Sleep Wake Disorders Unit, Faculty of Health Sciences, Department of Physiology, Soroka University Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    PLoS ONE 7:e33178. 2012
  4. pmc Determinants of elevated healthcare utilization in patients with COPD
    Tzahit Simon-Tuval
    Department of Health Systems Management, Guilford Glazer Faculty of Business and Management, Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Respir Res 12:7. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Elevated morbidity and health care use in children with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome
    Ariel Tarasiuk
    Department of Physiology, Faculty of Health Sciences, P O Box 653, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 175:55-61. 2007
  6. doi request reprint The effect of obstructive sleep apnea on morbidity and health care utilization of middle-aged and older adults
    Ariel Tarasiuk
    Sleep Wake Disorders Unit, Soroka University Medical Center, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:247-54. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Low socioeconomic status is a risk factor for cardiovascular disease among adult obstructive sleep apnea syndrome patients requiring treatment
    Ariel Tarasiuk
    Sleep Wake Disorders Unit, Soroka University Medical Center, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Chest 130:766-73. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Determinants affecting health-care utilization in obstructive sleep apnea syndrome patients
    Ariel Tarasiuk
    Sleep Wake Disorders Unit, Soroka University Medical Center, PO Box 151, Beer Sheva, 84105 Israel
    Chest 128:1310-4. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Chronic resistive airway loading reduces weight due to low serum IGF-1 in rats
    Ariel Tarasiuk
    Department of Physiology, Sleep Wake Disorders Unit, Soroka University Medical Center, PO Box 151, Beer Sheva 84101, Israel
    Respir Physiol Neurobiol 145:177-82. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome: the diagnostic strategy dilemma
    Ariel Tarasiuk
    Sleep Wake Disorders Center, Soroka Medical Center, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 6:686-90. 2004

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Publications32

  1. ncbi request reprint Health care services utilization in children with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome
    Haim Reuveni
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Pediatrics 110:68-72. 2002
    ..Little is known about the effects of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) on utilization of health care services in children. The present study compares medical service utilization by children with OSAS with that of healthy children...
  2. ncbi request reprint Chronic upper airway resistive loading induces growth retardation via the GH/IGF-I axis in prepubescent rats
    Ariel Tarasiuk
    Dept of Physiology, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, P O Box 105, Beer Sheva 84105, Israel
    J Appl Physiol 102:913-8. 2007
    ..0002), whereas GH receptor mRNA and protein expression were unchanged. We conclude that impaired longitudinal growth in prepubescent CAL rats is related to a decrease in GH, IGF-I, and IGFBP-3 levels...
  3. pmc Financial incentive increases CPAP acceptance in patients from low socioeconomic background
    Ariel Tarasiuk
    Sleep Wake Disorders Unit, Faculty of Health Sciences, Department of Physiology, Soroka University Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    PLoS ONE 7:e33178. 2012
    ..We explored whether financial incentives have a role in patients' decisions to accept (purchase) a continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) device in a healthcare system that requires cost sharing...
  4. pmc Determinants of elevated healthcare utilization in patients with COPD
    Tzahit Simon-Tuval
    Department of Health Systems Management, Guilford Glazer Faculty of Business and Management, Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Respir Res 12:7. 2011
    ..Our objective was to analyze the determinants of elevated healthcare utilization among patients with COPD in a single-payer health system...
  5. ncbi request reprint Elevated morbidity and health care use in children with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome
    Ariel Tarasiuk
    Department of Physiology, Faculty of Health Sciences, P O Box 653, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 175:55-61. 2007
    ..Health care use, a reliable measure of morbidity, is noticeably higher 1 yr before obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) diagnosis in preschool children. It is not clear at what age OSAS-related morbidity becomes expressed...
  6. doi request reprint The effect of obstructive sleep apnea on morbidity and health care utilization of middle-aged and older adults
    Ariel Tarasiuk
    Sleep Wake Disorders Unit, Soroka University Medical Center, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:247-54. 2008
    ..To determine whether elderly subjects with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) had different morbidity and health care utilization than elderly subjects without OSA and middle-aged patients with OSA 2 years before diagnosis...
  7. ncbi request reprint Low socioeconomic status is a risk factor for cardiovascular disease among adult obstructive sleep apnea syndrome patients requiring treatment
    Ariel Tarasiuk
    Sleep Wake Disorders Unit, Soroka University Medical Center, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Chest 130:766-73. 2006
    ..To evaluate the possible role of low socioeconomic status (SES) as a risk factor for cardiovascular disease (CVD) among obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) patients requiring treatment...
  8. ncbi request reprint Determinants affecting health-care utilization in obstructive sleep apnea syndrome patients
    Ariel Tarasiuk
    Sleep Wake Disorders Unit, Soroka University Medical Center, PO Box 151, Beer Sheva, 84105 Israel
    Chest 128:1310-4. 2005
    ..To investigate determinants of health-care utilization in patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS)...
  9. ncbi request reprint Chronic resistive airway loading reduces weight due to low serum IGF-1 in rats
    Ariel Tarasiuk
    Department of Physiology, Sleep Wake Disorders Unit, Soroka University Medical Center, PO Box 151, Beer Sheva 84101, Israel
    Respir Physiol Neurobiol 145:177-82. 2005
    ..These data suggest that the weight loss in the chronic airway-loading rats is associated with a decreased IGF-1 level and not to activation of the inflammatory response...
  10. ncbi request reprint Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome: the diagnostic strategy dilemma
    Ariel Tarasiuk
    Sleep Wake Disorders Center, Soroka Medical Center, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 6:686-90. 2004
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  11. doi request reprint Role of growth hormone-releasing hormone in sleep and growth impairments induced by upper airway obstruction in rats
    A Tarasiuk
    Department of Physiology, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, P O Box 105, Beer Sheva 84105, Israel
    Eur Respir J 38:870-7. 2011
    ..001). Here, we present evidence that growth retardation in UAO is associated with a reduction in hypothalamic GHRH content. Our findings show that abnormalities in the GHRH/GH axis underlie both growth retardation and SWS-disorder UAO...
  12. ncbi request reprint Elevated healthcare utilisation in young adult males with obstructive sleep apnoea
    H Reuveni
    Sleep Wake Disorders Unit, Soroka University Medical Center, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Eur Respir J 31:273-9. 2008
    ..Compared with middle-aged males with obstructive sleep apnoea, in whom increased expenditure was related to cardiovascular disease and body mass index, utilisation was not related to any specific disease in younger cases...
  13. pmc Gender differences in morbidity and health care utilization among adult obstructive sleep apnea patients
    Sari Greenberg-Dotan
    Sleep Wake Disorders Unit, Soroka University Medical Center, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Sleep 30:1173-80. 2007
    ..To explore gender differences in morbidity and total health care utilization 5 years prior to diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)...
  14. ncbi request reprint Determinants affecting initiation of continuous positive airway pressure treatment
    Yaron S Brin
    Soroka University Medical Center and Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 7:13-8. 2005
    ..Continuous positive airway pressure is the treatment of choice for patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome...
  15. ncbi request reprint Adenotonsillectomy in children with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome reduces health care utilization
    Ariel Tarasiuk
    Sleep Wake Disorders Unit, Soroka University Medical Center, and Department of Physiology, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Pediatrics 113:351-6. 2004
    ..To investigate health care utilization of children with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) 1 year after adenotonsillectomy (T&A)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Adenotonsillectomy improves neurocognitive function in children with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome
    Bat chen Friedman
    Department of Pediatrics B, Faculty of Health Sciences, Sleep Wake Disorders Unit, Soroka University Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Sleep 26:999-1005. 2003
    ..To evaluate neurocognitive functions of children with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS), before and after adenotonsillectomy, compared with healthy controls...
  17. doi request reprint Upper airway loading induces growth retardation and change in local chondrocyte IGF-I expression is reversed by stimulation of GH release in juvenile rats
    Yael Segev
    Shraga Segal Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, PO Box 105, Beer Sheva 84105, Israel
    J Appl Physiol 105:1602-9. 2008
    ..We conclude that CAL causes growth delay associated with alterations in the GH/IGF-I axis. Stimulation of GH release by ritanserin restored both global and local GH/IGF-I pathways, yet growth parameters were only partially restored...
  18. ncbi request reprint Disrupted sleep in patients with IBS--a wake-up call for further research?
    Ami D Sperber
    Department of Gastroenterology, Soroka Medical Center, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Nat Clin Pract Gastroenterol Hepatol 4:412-3. 2007
  19. ncbi request reprint Sleep characteristics following adenotonsillectomy in children with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome
    Asher Tal
    Department of Pediatrics B, Soroka Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, PO Box 151, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Chest 124:948-53. 2003
    ..To compare the effect of adenotonsillectomy on rapid eye movement (REM)- and non-REM-related respiratory and sleep architecture characteristics in children with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS)...
  20. doi request reprint Nocturnal sound analysis for the diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnea
    Nir Ben-Israel
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva 84105, Israel
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2010:6146-9. 2010
    ..Moreover, in a case of two groups with a threshold of AHI=10, a sensitivity (specificity) of 96.5% (90.6%) and 87.5% (82.1%) for resubstitution and cross-validation respectively were obtained...
  21. ncbi request reprint The effect of adenotonsillectomy on children suffering from obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS): the Negev perspective
    Alberto Leiberman
    Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Soroka University Medical Center, PO Box 151, Beer Sheva 84101, Israel
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 70:1675-82. 2006
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  22. ncbi request reprint Adenotonsilectomy improves enuresis in children with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome
    Avichai Weissbach
    Department of Pediatrics B, Soroka University Medical Center, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 70:1351-6. 2006
    ..To evaluate the prevalence of nocturnal enuresis (NE) in children diagnosed with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) and the effect of tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy on enuresis...
  23. ncbi request reprint Awareness level of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome during routine unstructured interviews of a standardized patient by primary care physicians
    Haim Reuveni
    Department of Health Systems Management, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Sleep 27:1518-25. 2004
    ..To assess the awareness level of primary care physicians of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome during patient-physician encounters...
  24. pmc Low socioeconomic status is a risk factor for CPAP acceptance among adult OSAS patients requiring treatment
    Tzahit Simon-Tuval
    Sleep Wake Disorders Unit, Soroka University Medical Center, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Sleep 32:545-52. 2009
    ..To evaluate whether socioeconomic status (SES) has a role in obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) patients' decision to accept continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) treatment...
  25. doi request reprint Nocturic episodes in patients with benign prostatic enlargement may suggest the presence of obstructive sleep apnea
    Howard Tandeter
    Department of Family Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, PO Box 653, Beer Sheva 84105, Israel
    J Am Board Fam Med 24:146-51. 2011
    ..Nocturia is a common symptom of benign prostatic enlargement (BPE) that is generally attributed to a urologic pathology. This study assessed whether nocturia severity in BPE patients may be related to an underlying sleep disorder...
  26. doi request reprint Sleep-quality assessment from full night audio recordings of sleep apnea patients
    E Dafna
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2012:3660-3. 2012
    ..The system accuracy for detecting sleep/wake state is 82.1% (epoch by epoch), resulting in 3.9% error (difference) in detecting sleep latency, 11.4% error in estimating total sleep time, and 11.4% error in estimating sleep efficiency...
  27. doi request reprint Adenotonsillectomy improves slow-wave activity in children with obstructive sleep apnoea
    N Ben-Israel
    Dept of Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Engineerin, University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Eur Respir J 37:1144-50. 2011
    ..AT restores more physiological sleep homeostasis in children with OSA. SWA analysis may provide a useful addition to standard sleep-stage analyses in children with OSA...
  28. ncbi request reprint [Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome in young infants]
    Eran Rosenberg
    Department of Pediatrics B, Soroka University Medical Center, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheba, Israel
    Harefuah 148:295-9, 351. 2009
    ..OSAS at this young age is characterized by a higher morbidity in comparison to healthy children. Early diagnosis and treatment may prevent morbidity in young children with OSAS...
  29. ncbi request reprint Complications of adenotonsillectomy in children with OSAS younger than 2 years of age
    Youval Slovik
    Department of ENT and Head and Neck Surgery, Soroka University Medical Center, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 67:847-51. 2003
    ..Identification of OSAS severity may be an important factor in determining the risk of T&A in a young child...
  30. ncbi request reprint Sleep disruption and objective sleepiness in children with beta-thalassemia and congenital dyserythropoietic anemia
    Ariel Tarasiuk
    Sleep Wake Disorders Unit, Soroka University Medical Center, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 157:463-8. 2003
    ..Little is known about sleep function and daytime sleepiness in children with chronic anemia such as beta-thalassemia or congenital dyserythropoietic anemia type 1 (CDA-1)...
  31. ncbi request reprint Willingness to pay for polysomnography in children with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome: a cost-benefit analysis
    Ariel Tarasiuk
    Sleep Wake Disorders Unit, Soroka University Medical Center, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Sleep 26:1016-21. 2003
    ..To analyze willingness to pay (WTP) for polysomnography (PSG) among parents of children with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS). To analyze the cost-benefit of PSG in a collectively funded healthcare system...
  32. ncbi request reprint Polysomnographic and actigraphic evidence of sleep fragmentation in patients with irritable bowel syndrome
    Amit Y Rotem
    Soroka University Medical Center, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Sleep 26:747-52. 2003
    ..To characterize the function and quality of sleep in patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)...