M Y Chowers

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Country: Israel

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Human gastrin: a Helicobacter pylori--specific growth factor
    M Y Chowers
    Infectious Disease Unit, Meir Hospital, Kfar Saba, Israel
    Gastroenterology 117:1113-8. 1999
  2. ncbi request reprint Somatostatin through its specific receptor inhibits spontaneous and TNF-alpha- and bacteria-induced IL-8 and IL-1 beta secretion from intestinal epithelial cells
    Y Chowers
    Department of Gastroenterology, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    J Immunol 165:2955-61. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint Disaccharides derived from heparin or heparan sulfate regulate IL-8 and IL-1 beta secretion by intestinal epithelial cells
    Y Chowers
    Department of Gastroenterology, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Gastroenterology 120:449-59. 2001
  4. pmc Clinical characteristics of the West Nile fever outbreak, Israel, 2000
    M Y Chowers
    Infectious Disease Unit, Meir Medical Center, Kfar Sava, Israel
    Emerg Infect Dis 7:675-8. 2001
  5. pmc Lidocaine inhibits secretion of IL-8 and IL-1beta and stimulates secretion of IL-1 receptor antagonist by epithelial cells
    M Lahav
    Department of Gastroenterology, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Clin Exp Immunol 127:226-33. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Unique TCRDV1-positive lymphocytes that infiltrate colonic neoplasia originate from a selected cell population present in the intestinal mucosa and the peripheral blood
    D Coscas
    Department of Gastroenterology, Meir General Hospital, Kfar Saba, Israel
    Scand J Immunol 60:529-34. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Risk factors regarding the need for a second operation in patients with Crohn's disease
    B Avidan
    Department of Gastroenterology, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Digestion 72:248-53. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for mortality in patients undergoing percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy
    A Lang
    The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Sackler School of Medicine, University of Tel Aviv, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Endoscopy 36:522-6. 2004
  9. pmc Lidocaine down-regulates nuclear factor-kappaB signalling and inhibits cytokine production and T cell proliferation
    A Lahat
    Department of Gastroenterology, Chaim Sheba Medical Center affiliated with the Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Clin Exp Immunol 152:320-7. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Post-epidemic serosurvey of West Nile fever in Israel
    M Y Chowers
    Infectious Diseases Unit, Meir Medical Center, 59 Tsharnichovski Street, Kfar Saba, 44281, Israel
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 24:851-3. 2005

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Publications13

  1. ncbi request reprint Human gastrin: a Helicobacter pylori--specific growth factor
    M Y Chowers
    Infectious Disease Unit, Meir Hospital, Kfar Saba, Israel
    Gastroenterology 117:1113-8. 1999
    ..Human gastrin levels are elevated after infection and return to normal after eradication. The aim of this study was to test the direct effect of gastrin on the growth of H. pylori...
  2. ncbi request reprint Somatostatin through its specific receptor inhibits spontaneous and TNF-alpha- and bacteria-induced IL-8 and IL-1 beta secretion from intestinal epithelial cells
    Y Chowers
    Department of Gastroenterology, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    J Immunol 165:2955-61. 2000
    ..These findings suggest that somatostatin plays an active role in regulating the mucosal inflammatory response of intestinal epithelial cells after physiological and pathophysiological stimulations such as bacterial invasion...
  3. ncbi request reprint Disaccharides derived from heparin or heparan sulfate regulate IL-8 and IL-1 beta secretion by intestinal epithelial cells
    Y Chowers
    Department of Gastroenterology, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Gastroenterology 120:449-59. 2001
    ..Disaccharides derived from heparan sulfate and heparin have been shown to down-regulate inflammation in vivo. We tested the effect of such disaccharides on cytokine secretion by intestinal epithelial cells...
  4. pmc Clinical characteristics of the West Nile fever outbreak, Israel, 2000
    M Y Chowers
    Infectious Disease Unit, Meir Medical Center, Kfar Sava, Israel
    Emerg Infect Dis 7:675-8. 2001
    ..7), change in level of consciousness (OR 9.0), and anemia (OR 2.7). In contrast to prior reports, WN fever appears to be a severe illness with high rate of central nervous system involvement and a particularly grim outcome in the elderly...
  5. pmc Lidocaine inhibits secretion of IL-8 and IL-1beta and stimulates secretion of IL-1 receptor antagonist by epithelial cells
    M Lahav
    Department of Gastroenterology, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Clin Exp Immunol 127:226-33. 2002
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Unique TCRDV1-positive lymphocytes that infiltrate colonic neoplasia originate from a selected cell population present in the intestinal mucosa and the peripheral blood
    D Coscas
    Department of Gastroenterology, Meir General Hospital, Kfar Saba, Israel
    Scand J Immunol 60:529-34. 2004
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Risk factors regarding the need for a second operation in patients with Crohn's disease
    B Avidan
    Department of Gastroenterology, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Digestion 72:248-53. 2005
    ..The majority of Crohn's disease patients undergo surgery. However, the factors that predict post-operative recurrence remain controversial. The aim of the present study was to shed light on the potential predictors of such recurrence...
  8. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for mortality in patients undergoing percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy
    A Lang
    The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Sackler School of Medicine, University of Tel Aviv, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Endoscopy 36:522-6. 2004
    ..High early mortality rates among hospitalized patients have been reported. The aim of this study was to shed light on the risk factors for early mortality after PEG tube insertion...
  9. pmc Lidocaine down-regulates nuclear factor-kappaB signalling and inhibits cytokine production and T cell proliferation
    A Lahat
    Department of Gastroenterology, Chaim Sheba Medical Center affiliated with the Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Clin Exp Immunol 152:320-7. 2008
    ..These effects are mediated at least partly by inhibition of NF-kappaB signalling...
  10. ncbi request reprint Post-epidemic serosurvey of West Nile fever in Israel
    M Y Chowers
    Infectious Diseases Unit, Meir Medical Center, 59 Tsharnichovski Street, Kfar Saba, 44281, Israel
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 24:851-3. 2005
  11. ncbi request reprint Capsule endoscopy for the evaluation of patients with chronic abdominal pain
    E Bardan
    Department of Gastroenterology, Chaim Sheba Medical Center and Tel Aviv University, Sackler School of Medicine, Israel
    Endoscopy 35:688-9. 2003
    ..The aim of our study was to determine the role of capsule endoscopy in the evaluation of patients with unexplained chronic abdominal pain...
  12. pmc The loss of calretinin expression indicates aganglionosis in Hirschsprung's disease
    I Barshack
    Department of Pathology, The Chaim Sheba Medical Centre, Tel Hashomer, 52621, affiliated to the Tel Aviv University, Sackler School of Medicine, Israel
    J Clin Pathol 57:712-6. 2004
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Bioavailability of oral vs. subcutaneous low-dose methotrexate in patients with Crohn's disease
    D Kurnik
    Division of Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 18:57-63. 2003
    ..Oral methotrexate and folic acid are partly absorbed by a common intestinal transporter...