A Shupak

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Affiliation: Bnai Zion Medical Center
Country: Israel

Publications

  1. ncbi Motion sickness: advances in pathogenesis, prediction, prevention, and treatment
    Avi Shupak
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Unit of Otoneurology, Carmel Medical Center, 7 Michal Street, Haifa 34362, Israel
    Aviat Space Environ Med 77:1213-23. 2006
  2. pmc Vertigo in children and adolescents: characteristics and outcome
    Maayan Gruber
    Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Carmel Medical Center, Haifa 34362, Israel
    ScientificWorldJournal 2012:109624. 2012
  3. ncbi High-frequency sound transmissions under water and risk of decompression sickness
    Avi Shupak
    Israel Naval Medical Institute, IDF Medical Corps, Haifa, Israel
    Ultrasound Med Biol 29:119-25. 2003
  4. ncbi Inner ear decompression sickness and inner ear barotrauma in recreational divers: a long-term follow-up
    Avi Shupak
    Israel Naval Medical Institute, Israel Defense Forces Medical Corps, PO Box 8040, Haifa 31080, Israel
    Laryngoscope 113:2141-7. 2003
  5. ncbi Monothermal caloric testing in the screening of vestibular function
    Avi Shupak
    Unit of Otoneurology, Lin Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    Aviat Space Environ Med 81:369-74. 2010
  6. doi Prednisone treatment for vestibular neuritis
    Avi Shupak
    Unit of Otoneurology, Carmel and Lin Medical Centers, Haifa, Israel
    Otol Neurotol 29:368-74. 2008
  7. ncbi Otoacoustic emissions in early noise-induced hearing loss
    Avi Shupak
    Unit of Otoneurology, Carmel and Lin Medical Centre, Haifa, Israel
    Otol Neurotol 28:745-52. 2007
  8. ncbi Attenuation of cerebral oxygen toxicity by sound conditioning
    Avi Shupak
    Israel Naval Medical Institute, Haifa, Israel
    Otol Neurotol 25:186-92. 2004
  9. ncbi Vestibular neuronitis in pilots: follow-up results and implications for flight safety
    Avi Shupak
    Motion Sickness and Human Performance Laboratory, Israel Naval Medical Institute, Haifa, Israel
    Laryngoscope 113:316-21. 2003
  10. ncbi Underwater hearing and sound localization with and without an air interface
    Avi Shupak
    Israel Naval Medical Institute, Haifa, Israel
    Otol Neurotol 26:127-30. 2005

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  1. ncbi Motion sickness: advances in pathogenesis, prediction, prevention, and treatment
    Avi Shupak
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Unit of Otoneurology, Carmel Medical Center, 7 Michal Street, Haifa 34362, Israel
    Aviat Space Environ Med 77:1213-23. 2006
    ..Based on these findings and on recent neurochemical data, the development of new anti-motion sickness agents is a promising field of investigation...
  2. pmc Vertigo in children and adolescents: characteristics and outcome
    Maayan Gruber
    Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Carmel Medical Center, Haifa 34362, Israel
    ScientificWorldJournal 2012:109624. 2012
    ..To describe the characteristics and outcome of vertigo in a pediatric population...
  3. ncbi High-frequency sound transmissions under water and risk of decompression sickness
    Avi Shupak
    Israel Naval Medical Institute, IDF Medical Corps, Haifa, Israel
    Ultrasound Med Biol 29:119-25. 2003
    ..No differences were found in wave latency, amplitude or conduction time. Our data show that the high-frequency sound exposure employed did not contribute to the development of the neurological insult...
  4. ncbi Inner ear decompression sickness and inner ear barotrauma in recreational divers: a long-term follow-up
    Avi Shupak
    Israel Naval Medical Institute, Israel Defense Forces Medical Corps, PO Box 8040, Haifa 31080, Israel
    Laryngoscope 113:2141-7. 2003
    ....
  5. ncbi Monothermal caloric testing in the screening of vestibular function
    Avi Shupak
    Unit of Otoneurology, Lin Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    Aviat Space Environ Med 81:369-74. 2010
    ..Monothermal caloric testing (MT) has the potential benefits of reducing the administration time and patient discomfort. The goal of the present study was to investigate the role of MT screening in the prediction of ABBT results...
  6. doi Prednisone treatment for vestibular neuritis
    Avi Shupak
    Unit of Otoneurology, Carmel and Lin Medical Centers, Haifa, Israel
    Otol Neurotol 29:368-74. 2008
    ..To evaluate the value of corticosteroids in the treatment of vestibular neuritis (VN)...
  7. ncbi Otoacoustic emissions in early noise-induced hearing loss
    Avi Shupak
    Unit of Otoneurology, Carmel and Lin Medical Centre, Haifa, Israel
    Otol Neurotol 28:745-52. 2007
    ..To follow changes in transient evoked and distortion product otoacoustic emissions (TEOAEs, DPOAEs) as they relate to pure-tone audiometry (PTaud) thresholds during the first 2 years of occupational noise exposure...
  8. ncbi Attenuation of cerebral oxygen toxicity by sound conditioning
    Avi Shupak
    Israel Naval Medical Institute, Haifa, Israel
    Otol Neurotol 25:186-92. 2004
    ..Sound conditioning might reduce cerebral oxygen toxicity...
  9. ncbi Vestibular neuronitis in pilots: follow-up results and implications for flight safety
    Avi Shupak
    Motion Sickness and Human Performance Laboratory, Israel Naval Medical Institute, Haifa, Israel
    Laryngoscope 113:316-21. 2003
    ....
  10. ncbi Underwater hearing and sound localization with and without an air interface
    Avi Shupak
    Israel Naval Medical Institute, Haifa, Israel
    Otol Neurotol 26:127-30. 2005
    ..Underwater hearing acuity and sound localization are improved by the presence of an air interface around the pinnae and inside the external ear canals...
  11. ncbi Recurrent diving-related inner ear barotrauma
    Avi Shupak
    The Otoneurology Unit, Lin and Carmel Medical Centers, Haifa, Israel
    Otol Neurotol 27:1193-6. 2006
    ..To present two cases of recurrent diving-related inner ear barotrauma (IEB) and to discuss the possible cause and pathogenesis of the increased inner ear vulnerability...
  12. ncbi Pulmonary oedema induced by strenuous swimming: a field study
    A Shupak
    Israel Naval Medical Institute, IDF Medical Corps, PO Box 8040, 31080, Haifa, Israel
    Respir Physiol 121:25-31. 2000
    ..SIPO was a common and often recurrent phenomenon. Lower initial lung volumes and flows might predict future susceptibility to SIPO...
  13. ncbi The effect of low-frequency ultrasound on immersed pig lungs
    A Shupak
    Israel Naval Medical Institute, IDF Medical Corps, Haifa
    Ultrasound Med Biol 25:1439-43. 1999
    ..The relevance of these findings to human exposure should be further evaluated...
  14. ncbi The effects of dimenhydrinate, cinnarizine and transdermal scopolamine on performance
    C R Gordon
    Motion Sickness and Human Performance Laboratory, Israel Naval Medical Institute, IDF Medical Corps, Haifa
    J Psychopharmacol 15:167-72. 2001
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  15. ncbi The effect of hyperbaric oxygenation on the viability of human fat injected into nude mice
    O Shoshani
    Israel Naval Medical Institute, Israel Defense Forces Medical Corps, Haifa
    Plast Reconstr Surg 106:1390-6; discussion 1397-8. 2000
    ..The clinical relevance of these results should be further investigated...
  16. ncbi Transphyseal osseous bridges in experimental osteonecrosis of the femoral head of the rat. Histologic study of the bony bridges connecting the epiphyseal with the metaphyseal bony trabeculae through gaps in the physeal cartilage
    B Peskin
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery B, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    J Pediatr Orthop B 10:214-8. 2001
    ....
  17. ncbi Inner ear decompression sickness in sport compressed-air diving
    Z Nachum
    Israel Naval Medical Institute, IDF Medical Corps, PO Box 8040, 31 080 Haifa, Israel
    Laryngoscope 111:851-6. 2001
    ..Prompt diagnosis leading to the early commencement of hyperbaric oxygen recompression therapy is the key to complete recovery of cochlear and vestibular function...
  18. ncbi Use of a mass spectrometer for direct respiratory gas sampling from the hyperbaric chamber
    R Arieli
    Research Unit, Israel Naval Medical Institute, IDF Medical Corps, Haifa
    Aviat Space Environ Med 72:799-804. 2001
    ..We propose to use a direct sampling method by mass spectrometer that overcomes these deficiencies...
  19. ncbi Effects of non-weight bearing and hyperbaric oxygen therapy in vascular deprivation-induced osteonecrosis of the rat femoral head
    B Peskin
    Israel Naval Medical Institute, IDF Medical Corps, Haifa
    Undersea Hyperb Med 28:187-94. 2001
    ..08). The tendency for less deformation of the femoral head in the HBO2-treated group might be a predictor of better function of the hipjoint...
  20. ncbi Can high-frequency sound affect gas-bubble dynamics? A study in the intact prawn Palaemon elegans
    Y Arieli
    Israel Naval Medical Institute, IDF Medical Corps, P O B 8040, Haifa, Israel
    Ultrasound Med Biol 26:1511-5. 2000
    ..We suggest that this sound exposure causes more gaseous micronuclei to grow into bubbles, and more of the dissolved gas to shift into the gas phase...
  21. ncbi Inner ear decompression sickness and mal de debarquement
    Dror Tal
    Motion Sickness and Human Performance Laboratory, Israel Naval Medical Institute, IDF Medical Corps, Haifa, Israel
    Otol Neurotol 26:1204-7. 2005
    ..To present a case series of vestibular symptoms appearing after combined sailing and diving activity, and to discuss the differential diagnosis and the workup algorithm...
  22. ncbi Vestibulo-ocular reflex in migraine patients: the effect of sodium valproate
    C R Gordon
    Motion Sickness and Human Performance Laboratory, Israeli Naval Hyperbaric Institute, Haifa
    Headache 33:129-32. 1993
    ..These results demonstrate that the low frequency vestibulo-ocular reflex measurements are normal in patients suffering from migraine without aura...
  23. ncbi High-frequency sound field and bubble formation in a rat decompression model
    Avi Shupak
    Israel Naval Medical Institute, IDF Medical Corps, Haifa, Israel
    Ultrasound Med Biol 28:655-60. 2002
    ..The percentage of bubbles with a radius greater than 50 microm was significantly higher in group 1 (p < 0.0001). The results suggest that commercially available underwater pingers might enhance bubble growth during deep air diving...
  24. ncbi Early hyperbaric oxygen therapy for retinal artery occlusion
    I Beiran
    Department of Ophthalmology, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    Eur J Ophthalmol 11:345-50. 2001
    ..To assess whether early hyperbaric oxygenation (HBO) treatment has a beneficial effect on visual results after retinal artery occlusion (RAO)...
  25. ncbi Large lungs in divers: natural selection or a training effect?
    Yochai Adir
    Israel Naval Medical Institute, PO Box 8040, 31 080 Haifa, Israel
    Chest 128:224-8. 2005
    ..We also investigated changes in pulmonary function in relation to diving experience...
  26. ncbi Scopolamine patch to prevent seasickness: clinical response vs. plasma concentration in sailors
    Amnon Gil
    Israel Naval Medical Institute, IDF Medical Corps, Haifa, Israel
    Aviat Space Environ Med 76:766-70. 2005
    ..To the best of our knowledge, the correlation between scopolamine levels in plasma and its therapeutic effect under sailing conditions in the open sea is investigated for the first time in the present study...
  27. ncbi Hyperbaric oxygen in the treatment of sudden deafness
    Liran Domachevsky
    Israel Naval Medical Institute, IDF Medical Corps, P O Box 8040, 31 080, Haifa, Israel
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 264:951-3. 2007
    ..The pathogenesis of SD may involve a reduction in cochlear blood flow and perilymph oxygenation, making early HBOT a reasonable treatment modality for this condition...
  28. ncbi Evaluation of betahistine for the prevention of seasickness: effect on vestibular function, psychomotor performance and efficacy at sea
    Carlos R Gordon
    Motion Sickness and Human Performance Laboratory, Israel Naval Medical Institute, IDF Medical Corps, Haifa, Israel
    J Vestib Res 13:103-11. 2003
    ..Although our results are insufficient to recommend betahistine as an anti-seasickness drug, further studies are required to determine its possible effectiveness in less provocative motion sickness situations...
  29. ncbi Active high-frequency vestibulo-ocular reflex and seasickness susceptibility
    Zohar Nachum
    Motion Sickness and Human Performance Laboratory, Israel Naval Medical Institute, Israel Defense Forces Medical Corps, Haifa, Israel
    Laryngoscope 112:179-82. 2002
    ..The purpose of the present study was to evaluate high-frequency VOR parameters in seamen at the two extremes of the seasickness susceptibility scale...
  30. ncbi Vestibular evoked myogenic potentials and saccular plasticity in divers
    Haim Lavon
    Motion Sickness and Human Performance Laboratory, Israel Naval Medical Institute, Israel Defense Forces Medical Corps, Haifa, Israel
    Aviat Space Environ Med 81:103-6. 2010
    ..The purpose of the present study was to examine possible changes in the sacculocollic reflex of professional divers and to investigate whether there might be diving-induced adaptation of the saccular response...
  31. ncbi The role of frozen storage in preserving adipose tissue obtained by suction-assisted lipectomy for repeated fat injection procedures
    O Shoshani
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Rambam Medical Center and Israel Naval Medical Institute, IDF Medical Corps, Haifa, Israel
    Dermatol Surg 27:645-7. 2001
    ..No significant differences were found between fat graft weight and volume, or in any of the histologic parameters examined. CONCLUSION: Fat obtained by suction-assisted lipectomy may be preserved for future use by freezing...
  32. ncbi Recurrent classic migraine attacks following transdermal scopolamine intoxication
    C R Gordon
    Motion Sickness and Human Performance Laboratory, Israeli Naval Hyperbaric Institute, Haifa
    Headache 31:172-4. 1991
    ..Central nervous system neurotransmitter imbalance of cardiovascular alterations may possibly be implicated...
  33. ncbi Hyperbaric oxygen therapy as a treatment for stage-I avascular necrosis of the femoral head
    N D Reis
    Department of Orthopaedics B, Rambam Medical Centre, Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 85:371-5. 2003
    ..We therefore conclude that hyperbaric oxygen is effective in the treatment of stage-I AVN of the head of the femur...
  34. ncbi Ondansetron for the prevention of seasickness in susceptible sailors: an evaluation at sea
    Dov Hershkovitz
    Motion Sickness and Human Performance Laboratory, Israel Naval Medical Institute, Haifa, Israel
    Aviat Space Environ Med 80:643-6. 2009
    ..The purpose of the present study was to evaluate the 5HT3 blocker ondansetron in the prevention of seasickness...
  35. ncbi Transdermal scopolamine for prevention of motion sickness : clinical pharmacokinetics and therapeutic applications
    Zohar Nachum
    Motion Sickness and Human Performance Laboratory, Israel Naval Medical Institute, IDF Medical Corps, Haifa, IsraelDepartment of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ha Emek Medical Center, Afula, Israel
    Clin Pharmacokinet 45:543-66. 2006
    ..Its place in therapy is mainly on long journeys (6-12 hours or longer), to avoid repeated oral doses, or when oral therapy is ineffective or intolerable...
  36. doi Postural dynamics and habituation to seasickness
    Dror Tal
    Motion Sickness and Human Performance Laboratory, The Israel Naval Medical Institute, Haifa, Israel
    Neurosci Lett 479:134-7. 2010
    ..Baseline CDP results and postural control dynamics were not correlated with subjects' final seasickness severity score. These results suggest a potential role for CDP in monitoring the process of habituation to unusual motion conditions...
  37. ncbi Hyperbaric therapy for bilateral visual loss during hemodialysis
    Yoav Keynan
    Israel Naval Medical Institute, Israel Defence Forces Medical Corps, Haifa, Israel
    Clin Exp Nephrol 10:82-4. 2006
    ..Hyperbaric treatment should be considered, where early administration is possible, for bilateral blindness during hemodialysis...
  38. ncbi Training improves divers' ability to detect increased CO2
    Mirit Eynan
    Israel Naval Medical Institute, IDF Medical Corps, Haifa, Israel
    Aviat Space Environ Med 74:537-45. 2003
    ..In a retrospective study, we determined CO2 retention and the ability to detect CO2 in novice divers who were either CO2-recognition-trained subjects (TS) or untrained subjects (UTS)...
  39. ncbi Mal de debarquement and posture: reduced reliance on vestibular and visual cues
    Zohar Nachum
    Israel Naval Medical Institute, IDF Medical Corps, Haifa, Israel
    Laryngoscope 114:581-6. 2004
    ..The objective of the present study was to examine possible changes in sensory organization in naval crew members with differing susceptibility to MD with computerized dynamic posturography (CDP)...
  40. ncbi Seasickness pathogenesis and the otolithic organs: vestibular evoked myogenic potentials study--preliminary results
    Dror Tal
    Motion Sickness and Human Performance Laboratory, Israel Naval Medical Institute, IDF Medical Corps, Haifa, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 9:641-4. 2007
    ..The vestibular evoked myogenic potentials test is an objective evaluation of saccular function...
  41. ncbi Telephone diagnosis of a strange voice
    Yoav Yanir
    Israel Naval Medical Institute, Israel Defense Forces Medical Corps, Haifa, Israel
    Chest 123:2112-4. 2003
  42. ncbi Pulmonary edema following closed-circuit oxygen diving and strenuous swimming
    Avi Shupak
    Israel Naval Medical Institute, IDF Medical Corps, Haifa, Israel
    Aviat Space Environ Med 74:1201-4. 2003
    ..Diving-induced pulmonary edema should be included in the differential diagnosis of acute hypoxemia, sometimes accompanied by acid-base abnormalities, when this is seen in a diver...
  43. ncbi Performance of infusion pumps during hyperbaric conditions
    Haim Lavon
    Israel Naval Medical Institute, Israel Defence Forces Medical Corps, Haifa, Israel
    Anesthesiology 96:849-54. 2002
    ..The authors tested the function and accuracy of the Imed 965 and Infutec 520 volumetric infusion pumps, the Easy-pump MZ-257 peristaltic infusion pump, and the Graseby 3100 syringe pump...
  44. ncbi Cardiogenic shock complicating acute carbon monoxide poisoning despite neurologic and metabolic recovery
    Yoav Yanir
    Israel Naval Medical Institute, IDF Medical Corps, Haifa
    Ann Emerg Med 40:420-4. 2002
    ..The good response to inotropic agents and the findings of repeated echocardiographic studies support the probable diagnosis of myocardial stunning. Complete cardiac recovery was observed in both patients...
  45. ncbi Long-term hematological effects in Special Forces trainees
    Izhak Kehat
    Israel Naval Medical Institute, Israel Defense Forces Medical Corps, Haifa 31 080, Israel
    Mil Med 168:116-9. 2003
    ..Because these lower values were not seen in an otherwise identical group of submarine trainees, they could be attributed to the endurance training...
  46. ncbi Swimming-induced pulmonary edema: clinical presentation and serial lung function
    Yochai Adir
    IDF Medical Corps, Israel Naval Medical Institute, Haifa
    Chest 126:394-9. 2004
    ..We also report the results of forced spirometry in a subgroup of 37 swimmers...
  47. ncbi The effect of interleukin-8 on the viability of injected adipose tissue in nude mice
    Oren Shoshani
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    Plast Reconstr Surg 115:853-9. 2005
    ..Further studies of various dosages of interleukin-8 and their long-term effect are required before these encouraging results could be applied clinically...
  48. ncbi Aural barotrauma in submarine escape: is mastoid pneumatization of significance?
    Akin S Toklu
    Department of Underwater and Hyperbaric Medicine, Istanbul University, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey
    Laryngoscope 115:1305-9. 2005
    ..We examined a possible association between mastoid pneumatization and middle ear barotrauma (MEB) in submarine escape trainees...
  49. ncbi Comment on Ceylan et al., "Impact of Jacobson's (tympanic) nerve sectioning on middle ear functions"
    Avi Shupak
    Otol Neurotol 28:993. 2007
  50. ncbi Effect of acoustic tumor extension into the internal auditory canal on distortion-product otoacoustic emissions
    Avi Shupak
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 112:480. 2003