Angela Chetrit

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Country: Israel

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Obesity among Arabs and Jews in Israel: a population-based study
    Ofra Kalter-Leibovici
    Unit of Cardiovascular Epidemiology, Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 9:525-30. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Effect of BRCA1/2 mutations on long-term survival of patients with invasive ovarian cancer: the national Israeli study of ovarian cancer
    Angela Chetrit
    Cancer and Radiation Epidemiology Unit, Gertner Institute, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    J Clin Oncol 26:20-5. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Risk of thyroid cancer after childhood exposure to ionizing radiation for tinea capitis
    Siegal Sadetzki
    Cancer and Radiation Epidemiology Unit, Gertner Institute, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer 52621, Israel
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:4798-804. 2006
  4. pmc Basal-state hyperinsulinemia in healthy normoglycemic adults is predictive of type 2 diabetes over a 24-year follow-up: a preliminary report
    Rachel Dankner
    Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Diabetes Care 32:1464-6. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint The sequence of vessel interruption during lobectomy: does it affect the amount of blood retained in the lobe?
    Alon Yellin
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, and the Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 31:711-3. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Lifestyle intervention in obese Arab women: a randomized controlled trial
    Ofra Kalter-Leibovici
    Units of Cardiovascular Epidemiology, Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Tel Hashomer, Ramat Gan 52621, Israel
    Arch Intern Med 170:970-6. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Epidemiology of gliomas in Israel: a nationwide study
    Siegal Sadetzki
    Cancer and Radiation Epidemiology Unit, Gertner Institute, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Neuroepidemiology 31:264-9. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Smoking and risk of parotid gland tumors: a nationwide case-control study
    Siegal Sadetzki
    Cancer and Radiation Epidemiology Unit, Gertner Institute, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Cancer 112:1974-82. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Glucose tolerance status and 20 year cancer incidence
    Rachel Dankner
    Unit for Cardiovascular Epidemiology, Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 9:592-6. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Childhood exposure to ionizing radiation to the head and risk of schizophrenia
    Siegal Sadetzki
    Cancer and Radiation Epidemiology Unit, Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Radiat Res 176:670-7. 2011

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Publications47

  1. ncbi request reprint Obesity among Arabs and Jews in Israel: a population-based study
    Ofra Kalter-Leibovici
    Unit of Cardiovascular Epidemiology, Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 9:525-30. 2007
    ..Arabs in Israel have high morbidity and mortality from diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Obesity is a risk factor for both conditions...
  2. doi request reprint Effect of BRCA1/2 mutations on long-term survival of patients with invasive ovarian cancer: the national Israeli study of ovarian cancer
    Angela Chetrit
    Cancer and Radiation Epidemiology Unit, Gertner Institute, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    J Clin Oncol 26:20-5. 2008
    ..To evaluate the long-term survival of ovarian cancer (OvC) patients in total and by BRCA1/2 mutation status...
  3. ncbi request reprint Risk of thyroid cancer after childhood exposure to ionizing radiation for tinea capitis
    Siegal Sadetzki
    Cancer and Radiation Epidemiology Unit, Gertner Institute, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer 52621, Israel
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:4798-804. 2006
    ..We examined the effect of low doses of ionizing radiation (4.5-49.5 cGy) on the risk of developing thyroid cancer after long latent periods of up to 54 yr after childhood exposure...
  4. pmc Basal-state hyperinsulinemia in healthy normoglycemic adults is predictive of type 2 diabetes over a 24-year follow-up: a preliminary report
    Rachel Dankner
    Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Diabetes Care 32:1464-6. 2009
    ..CONCLUSIONS Basal hyperinsulinemia in normoglycemic adults constitutes an independent risk factor for developing dysglycemia over 24 years...
  5. ncbi request reprint The sequence of vessel interruption during lobectomy: does it affect the amount of blood retained in the lobe?
    Alon Yellin
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, and the Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 31:711-3. 2007
    ..The aim of the present study was to determine whether SVI has an impact on the amount of blood retained in the resected lobe...
  6. doi request reprint Lifestyle intervention in obese Arab women: a randomized controlled trial
    Ofra Kalter-Leibovici
    Units of Cardiovascular Epidemiology, Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Tel Hashomer, Ramat Gan 52621, Israel
    Arch Intern Med 170:970-6. 2010
    ..Few randomized controlled trials on lifestyle interventions have been reported in non-Western populations; none have been reported in Arab populations...
  7. doi request reprint Epidemiology of gliomas in Israel: a nationwide study
    Siegal Sadetzki
    Cancer and Radiation Epidemiology Unit, Gertner Institute, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Neuroepidemiology 31:264-9. 2008
    ..Glial brain tumors span a wide range of neoplasms with distinct clinical and histopathological features. This report presents the descriptive epidemiology of glial tumors by histological subtype and tumor behavior...
  8. doi request reprint Smoking and risk of parotid gland tumors: a nationwide case-control study
    Siegal Sadetzki
    Cancer and Radiation Epidemiology Unit, Gertner Institute, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Cancer 112:1974-82. 2008
    ..The objective of the current study was to assess the association between smoking and benign and malignant parotid gland tumors (PGTs) in a nationwide study...
  9. ncbi request reprint Glucose tolerance status and 20 year cancer incidence
    Rachel Dankner
    Unit for Cardiovascular Epidemiology, Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 9:592-6. 2007
    ..Type 2 diabetes, an extreme state of glucose intolerance, has been found to be associated with cancer mortality; less is known about impaired glucose tolerance and cancer incidence...
  10. ncbi request reprint Childhood exposure to ionizing radiation to the head and risk of schizophrenia
    Siegal Sadetzki
    Cancer and Radiation Epidemiology Unit, Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Radiat Res 176:670-7. 2011
    ..More research on possible effects of early exposure to ionizing radiation on schizophrenia specifically and brain tissue in general is needed...
  11. ncbi request reprint Cellular phone use and risk of benign and malignant parotid gland tumors--a nationwide case-control study
    Siegal Sadetzki
    Cancer and Radiation Epidemiology Unit, Gertner Institute, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Am J Epidemiol 167:457-67. 2008
    ..A positive dose-response trend was found for these measurements. Based on the largest number of benign PGT patients reported to date, our results suggest an association between cellular phone use and PGTs...
  12. doi request reprint Time trends in the incidence and causes of blindness in Israel
    Alon Skaat
    Goldschleger Eye Institute, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Am J Ophthalmol 153:214-221.e1. 2012
    ..To evaluate time trends in the incidence and causes of new cases of blindness in Israel between 1999 and 2008...
  13. ncbi request reprint Hormone replacement therapy is more prevalent among Jewish BRCA1/2 mutation carriers
    Revital Bruchim Bar Sade
    The Susanne Levy Gertner Oncogenetics Unit, The Danek Gertner Institute of Human Genetics, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer 52621, Israel
    Eur J Cancer 42:650-5. 2006
    ..This study has shown that HRT use is more prevalent among Jewish Ashkenazi mutation carriers, but its role in modifying breast cancer risk in mutation carriers remains unknown...
  14. ncbi request reprint Long-term follow-up for brain tumor development after childhood exposure to ionizing radiation for tinea capitis
    Siegal Sadetzki
    Cancer and Radiation Epidemiology Unit, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Radiat Res 163:424-32. 2005
    ..56 to 0.47 (P = 0.037), while no trend with age was seen for benign meningiomas. The ERR for both types of tumor remains elevated at 30-plus years after exposure...
  15. ncbi request reprint Dietary intake changes and their association with ovarian cancer risk
    Flora Lubin
    Biostatistics Unit, Gertner Institute, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    J Nutr 136:2362-7. 2006
    ..65/100 kcal (418.4 kJ), 95% CI = 0.50 - 0.85]. Our results suggest that substitution of nonanimal for animal fat during adult life might reduce the risk of ovarian cancer, but this requires confirmation in prospective studies...
  16. ncbi request reprint Patterns of drug use among the community-dwelling old-old population in Israel
    Zahava Fuchs
    Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer 52621, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 5:346-51. 2003
    ..Due to multiple chronic illness and disability, the elderly consume a disproportionately large share of medications...
  17. doi request reprint Serum adiponectin is associated with homocysteine in elderly men and women, and with 5,10-methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR) in a sex-dependent manner
    Rachel Dankner
    Unit for Cardiovascular Epidemiology, The Gertner Institute, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel 52621
    Metabolism 59:1767-74. 2010
    ..5). This study demonstrated a positive association between homocysteine and adiponectin in both elderly men and women and a statistically significant association between adiponectin and MTHFR C677T genotypes in women only...
  18. ncbi request reprint Perfusion-weighted imaging of peritumoral edema can aid in the differential diagnosis of glioblastoma mulltiforme versus brain metastasis
    Osnat Halshtok Neiman
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 15:103-5. 2013
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  19. pmc Prevalence and correlates of psychotropic medication use among older adults in Israel: cross-sectional and longitudinal findings from two cohorts a decade apart
    Tzvia Blumstein
    The Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Aging Ment Health 16:636-47. 2012
    ..5 years follow-up...
  20. ncbi request reprint Life-style habits and homocysteine levels in an elderly population
    Rachel Dankner
    Unit for Cardiovascular Epidemiology, Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Aging Clin Exp Res 16:437-42. 2004
    ..The aim of our study was to test the hypothesis that there is an association between physical activity, life-style habits and plasma Hcy levels in an elderly population...
  21. ncbi request reprint Predicting the 20-year diabetes incidence rate
    Rachel Dankner
    Unit for Cardiovascular Epidemiology, The Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Diabetes Metab Res Rev 23:551-8. 2007
    ..Our objective was to evaluate the efficacy of various glucose-related clinical measurements in predicting the 20-year risk of developing type 2 diabetes (T2DM) in an elderly population...
  22. ncbi request reprint Multidisciplinary intervention for control of diabetes in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft (CABG)
    Ohad Cohen
    Institute of Endocrinology, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Cardiovasc Surg 11:195-200. 2003
    ..The means of all values of FBG and of hemoglobin A1c were significantly higher among patients with complications (n=49) than in those without (P=0.01)...
  23. ncbi request reprint The sequence of vessel interruption during lobectomy for non-small cell lung cancer: is it indeed important?
    Yael Refaely
    Department of Thoracic Surgery and Cancer Epidemiology Unit, Gertner Institute, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 125:1313-20. 2003
    ..This hypothesis was never confirmed scientifically. The aim of the present study was to determine whether the sequence of vessel interruption during lobectomy (lobar vein or lobar artery first) affects disease recurrence...
  24. doi request reprint Weather conditions and visits to the medical wing of emergency rooms in a metropolitan area during the warm season in Israel: a predictive model
    Ilya Novikov
    Unit of Biostatistics, Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Int J Biometeorol 56:121-7. 2012
    ..The marginal effect of temperature on the number of ER visits can be attributed to behavioral adaptations, including the use of air-conditioning...
  25. pmc Physical activity is inversely associated with total homocysteine levels, independent of C677T MTHFR genotype and plasma B vitamins
    Rachel Dankner
    Unit for Cardiovascular Epidemiology, The Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Tel Hashomer, 52621, Israel
    Age (Dordr) 29:219-27. 2007
    ..This study emphasizes the importance of maintaining a physically active lifestyle in the elderly...
  26. ncbi request reprint Lifestyle and ethnicity play a role in all-cause mortality
    Flora Lubin
    Unit for Cardiovascular Epidemiology, The Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    J Nutr 133:1180-5. 2003
    ..53 (95% CI: 0.29-0.97)]. Smoking, increased systolic BP, older age and male sex increased mortality risk. We conclude that in our study, although ethnic origin and lifestyle habits are interrelated, each affects mortality independently...
  27. ncbi request reprint The composition of normal pericardial fluid and its implications for diagnosing pericardial effusions
    Shomron Ben-Horin
    Department of Medicine F, Sheba Medical Center, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Am J Med 118:636-40. 2005
    ..Moreover, there is little data regarding the normal composition of the physiological pericardial fluid, which could serve as a reference for pathological effusions...
  28. ncbi request reprint Effects of platelet membrane glycoprotein polymorphisms on the risk of myocardial infarction in young males
    Nurit Rosenberg
    Institute of Thrombosis and Hemostasis, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 4:411-4. 2002
    ..Platelet adhesion and aggregation are mediated by specific platelet membrane glycoproteins GPla/IIa, GPlb alpha, and GPIIb/IIIa, and are essential steps in thrombus formation and development of acute myocardial infarction...
  29. ncbi request reprint Cancer incidence in a cohort of infertile women who underwent in vitro fertilization
    Jehoshua Dor
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer 52621, Israel
    Fertil Steril 77:324-7. 2002
    ..To assess whether ovarian hyperstimulation and IVF increase the risk for cancer...
  30. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of falls in hospitalized patients
    Hana Kerzman
    Nursing Research Unit, Nursing Division, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    J Adv Nurs 47:223-9. 2004
    ..Falls may lead to fear, pain, slight or severe injuries, increase the duration of hospital stay, cause patient discomfort and affect quality of life...
  31. ncbi request reprint Comparison between primary peritoneal and epithelial ovarian carcinoma: a population-based study
    Giulia Barda
    Gynecologic Oncology Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, E Wolfson Medical Center, Holon, Israel
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 190:1039-45. 2004
    ..This study was undertaken to characterize primary peritoneal carcinoma (PPC) compared with ovarian carcinoma (OvC)...
  32. ncbi request reprint Demographic and genetic characteristics of patients with borderline ovarian tumors as compared to early stage invasive ovarian cancer
    Walter H Gotlieb
    Department of Gynecologic Oncology, Sheba Medical Center Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Gynecol Oncol 97:780-3. 2005
    ..Evaluation whether Jewish founder mutations in BRCA predispose to borderline tumors as they do to early invasive ovarian cancers...
  33. ncbi request reprint Endonasal geometry changes in elderly people: acoustic rhinometry measurements
    Limor Muallem Kalmovich
    Department of Otolaryngology, Assaf Harofeh Medical Center, and Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Zeriffin, 70300, Israel
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:396-8. 2005
    ..We evaluated endonasal parameters in an elderly population as compared with those in a young group...
  34. ncbi request reprint The role of risk factor time trends in the steep decline of CHD mortality between two Israeli cohort studies
    Yariv Gerber
    Division of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Sackler Medical Faculty, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Tel Aviv 69978, PO Box 39040, Israel
    Prev Med 41:85-91. 2005
    ..Over the past few decades, a sizable monotonous decrease in coronary heart disease (CHD) mortality rates was evident in Israel. Our purpose was to evaluate the association of risk factor time trends with this decline...
  35. ncbi request reprint The metabolic syndrome and glucose tolerance status deterioration over 23-year follow-up
    Rachel S Dankner
    Diabetes Care 29:1715-6. 2006
  36. ncbi request reprint Gynecologic surgeries and risk of ovarian cancer in women with BRCA1 and BRCA2 Ashkenazi founder mutations: an Israeli population-based case-control study
    Joni L Rutter
    Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 7246, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 95:1072-8. 2003
    ..We assessed the level and persistence of reduction of ovarian (including peritoneal) cancer risk after gynecologic surgeries for women who carry BRCA1/2 mutations but were not selected from high-risk clinics...
  37. ncbi request reprint The INTERPHONE study: design, epidemiological methods, and description of the study population
    Elisabeth Cardis
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372, Lyon, Cedex 08, France
    Eur J Epidemiol 22:647-64. 2007
    ..Particular attention was paid to estimating the amount and direction of potential recall and participation biases and their impact on the study results...
  38. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for neonatal thrombocytopenia in preterm infants
    Mario E Beiner
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Am J Perinatol 20:49-54. 2003
    ..Screening these high-risk groups for thrombocytopenia might be beneficial in terms of early diagnosis and management...
  39. ncbi request reprint Insulin-like growth factor I polymorphism and breast cancer risk in Jewish women
    Arie Figer
    Oncology Institute, Sourasky Tel Aviv Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 4:759-62. 2002
    ..An attractive candidate is the insulin-like growth factor I, a known mitogen to mammary ductal cells in vivo and in vitro, whose serum levels were reportedly elevated in breast cancer patients...
  40. ncbi request reprint Colchicine nonresponsiveness in familial Mediterranean fever: clinical, genetic, pharmacokinetic, and socioeconomic characterization
    Merav Lidar
    Heller Institute of Medical Research, Sheba Medical Center, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 33:273-82. 2004
    ..To identify the ethnic, clinical, genetic, and pharmacokinetic correlates of colchicine treatment failure in patients with familial Mediterranean fever (FMF)...
  41. ncbi request reprint High prevalences of vitamin B12 and folic acid deficiency in elderly subjects in Israel
    Elizabeth Figlin
    Department of Hematology, Institute of Thrombosis and Hemostasis, Chaim Sheba Medical Centre, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Br J Haematol 123:696-701. 2003
    ..69, 95% CI 2.27-6.01). These data suggest that malnutrition is a major cause of the highly prevalent deficiencies of vitamin B12 and/or folic acid in elderly Israeli subjects dwelling at home...
  42. ncbi request reprint A comparison between different postoperative treatment modalities of uterine carcinosarcoma
    Joseph Menczer
    Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Gynecologic Oncology Units, E Wolfson Medical Center, Holon, Israel
    Gynecol Oncol 97:166-70. 2005
    ..e., chemotherapy followed by WPI) in the third...
  43. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of disease severity in familial Mediterranean fever
    Adam Mor
    Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer and Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 35:57-64. 2005
    ..To establish a new, objective, statistically based severity score for familial Mediterranean fever (FMF)...
  44. ncbi request reprint The neurology of cobalamin deficiency in an elderly population in Israel
    Natan Gadoth
    Dept of Neurology, Meir General Hospital, Kfar Saba 44281, Israel
    J Neurol 253:45-50. 2006
    ..To evaluate the neurological status in elderly subjects with cobalamin deficiency (CblD) compared with matched non-deficient subjects before and after cobalamin (Cbl) supplementation...
  45. ncbi request reprint Primary peritoneal carcinoma--Uterine involvement and hysterectomy
    Joseph Menczer
    Gynecologic Oncology Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, E Wolfson Medical Center, Holon, Israel
    Gynecol Oncol 100:565-9. 2006
    ..To assess the frequency of uterine involvement in primary peritoneal carcinoma (PPC) and to describe selected clinical characteristics in patients with and without hysterectomy...
  46. ncbi request reprint Follow-up of ovarian and primary peritoneal carcinoma: the value of physical examination in patients with pretreatment elevated CA125 levels
    Joseph Menczer
    Gynecologic Oncology Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, E Wolfson, Medical Center, Holon, Israel
    Gynecol Oncol 103:137-40. 2006
    ..To assess the value of routine periodic physical examination in the follow-up of ovarian (OvC) and primary peritoneal carcinoma (PPC) patients with pretreatment elevated CA125 levels...
  47. ncbi request reprint The role of sonographic assessment of cervical length in the prediction of preterm birth in primigravidae with twin gestation conceived after infertility treatment
    David Soriano
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, 52621 Israel
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 81:39-43. 2002
    ..To identify the risk factors for preterm birth in primigravidae with twin gestation and the role of transvaginal ultrasonographic assessment of the cervix...