Michael Davidovitch

Summary

Affiliation: Maccabi Healthcare Organization
Location: , Israel
Summary:
Child Development and Neurology
Autism
ADHD

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The relationship between joint hypermobility and neurodevelopmental attributes in elementary school children
    M Davidovitch
    Hannah Khoushy Child Development Center, Bnai Zion Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    J Child Neurol 9:417-9. 1994
  2. doi request reprint Israeli children with autism spectrum disorder are not macrocephalic
    Michael Davidovitch
    Child Development Center, Jerusalem and Shfela District, Maccabi Healthcare Services, Israel
    J Child Neurol 26:580-5. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint [Developmental outcome of fetal macrocephaly and associated syndromes]
    Yael Biran-Gol
    Behavioral Science Department, Academic College Tel Aviv
    Harefuah 149:41-4, 62, 61. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Developmental outcome of isolated fetal macrocephaly
    Y Biran-Gol
    Department of Behavioral Sciences, Academic College of Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 36:147-53. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Does physical therapy improve outcome in infants with joint hypermobility and benign hypotonia?
    Rina Mintz-Itkin
    Child Development Center, Maccabi Health Services, Rishon Le Zion, Israel
    J Child Neurol 24:714-9. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Visuomotor tracking related to attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
    Emanuel Tirosh
    The Hannah Khoushy Child Development Center, Bnai Zion Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    J Child Neurol 21:503-7. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Neurodevelopmental and behavioural characteristics in learning disabilities and attention deficit disorder
    E Tirosh
    The Hannah Khoushy Child Development Center, Bnai Zion Medical Center, The Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Haifa, Israel
    Eur J Paediatr Neurol 5:253-8. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Autism in the Haifa area--an epidemiological perspective
    M Davidovitch
    Hannah Khousy Child Development Center, Bnai Zion Medical Center and Rappoport Faculty of Medicine, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 3:188-9. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Growth patterns among infants with language deficits: a case-control study
    M Davidovitch
    Bnai Zion Medical Centre, The Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa
    J Child Neurol 15:440-4. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint Developmental regression in autism: maternal perception
    M Davidovitch
    The Hannah Khoushy Child Development Center, Bnai Zion Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    J Autism Dev Disord 30:113-9. 2000

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. ncbi request reprint The relationship between joint hypermobility and neurodevelopmental attributes in elementary school children
    M Davidovitch
    Hannah Khoushy Child Development Center, Bnai Zion Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    J Child Neurol 9:417-9. 1994
    ..It appears that joint hypermobility and neurodevelopmental dysfunctions are not causally related and have a different maturational course...
  2. doi request reprint Israeli children with autism spectrum disorder are not macrocephalic
    Michael Davidovitch
    Child Development Center, Jerusalem and Shfela District, Maccabi Healthcare Services, Israel
    J Child Neurol 26:580-5. 2011
    ..We conclude that there is no increased prevalence of macrocephaly in Israeli children with autism; this can be attributed to a different genetic background...
  3. ncbi request reprint [Developmental outcome of fetal macrocephaly and associated syndromes]
    Yael Biran-Gol
    Behavioral Science Department, Academic College Tel Aviv
    Harefuah 149:41-4, 62, 61. 2010
    ..Based on these reports, concerning macrocephaly identified in utero, doctors find it difficult to assess prognosis and provide clear guidelines for parents...
  4. doi request reprint Developmental outcome of isolated fetal macrocephaly
    Y Biran-Gol
    Department of Behavioral Sciences, Academic College of Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 36:147-53. 2010
    ..To evaluate the neurodevelopmental outcome of children with prenatally diagnosed head circumference greater than 2 SD above the mean for gestational age and no associated anomalies detected by ultrasound...
  5. doi request reprint Does physical therapy improve outcome in infants with joint hypermobility and benign hypotonia?
    Rina Mintz-Itkin
    Child Development Center, Maccabi Health Services, Rishon Le Zion, Israel
    J Child Neurol 24:714-9. 2009
    ..It did not prove an advantage of weekly physical therapy. It seems that monthly physical therapy combined with a home treatment protocol implemented by the primary caregivers is sufficient to achieve motor catch-up...
  6. ncbi request reprint Visuomotor tracking related to attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
    Emanuel Tirosh
    The Hannah Khoushy Child Development Center, Bnai Zion Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    J Child Neurol 21:503-7. 2006
    ..These results have potential implications related to the evaluation of children with ADHD on and off drugs...
  7. ncbi request reprint Neurodevelopmental and behavioural characteristics in learning disabilities and attention deficit disorder
    E Tirosh
    The Hannah Khoushy Child Development Center, Bnai Zion Medical Center, The Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Haifa, Israel
    Eur J Paediatr Neurol 5:253-8. 2001
    ..These findings give support to the neurological origin of attention deficit disorder related behaviours among learning disabled children. Different interventions should therefore be considered for each of these entities...
  8. ncbi request reprint Autism in the Haifa area--an epidemiological perspective
    M Davidovitch
    Hannah Khousy Child Development Center, Bnai Zion Medical Center and Rappoport Faculty of Medicine, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 3:188-9. 2001
    ..This finding supports an underlying biological mechanism for this disorder. These data can be used for future trend analyses in Israel...
  9. ncbi request reprint Growth patterns among infants with language deficits: a case-control study
    M Davidovitch
    Bnai Zion Medical Centre, The Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa
    J Child Neurol 15:440-4. 2000
    ..However, none of the parameters were more than two standard deviations below the mean. It is possible that this finding is of constitutional origin...
  10. ncbi request reprint Developmental regression in autism: maternal perception
    M Davidovitch
    The Hannah Khoushy Child Development Center, Bnai Zion Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    J Autism Dev Disord 30:113-9. 2000
    ..There is little difference between those children who regressed and those who did not regress in maternal perceptions and reports of development, family, and medical history...
  11. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of attentional problems and the effect of methylphenidate in children with myelomenigocele
    M Davidovitch
    Department of Pediatrics, University Affiliated Cincinnati Center of Developmental Disorders, Children s Hospital Medical Center, Ohio, USA
    Pediatr Rehabil 3:29-35. 1999
    ..Four children were clinical responders to methylphenidate. The prevalence of attentional problems in children with myelomeningocele is high, and effective medication therapy needs to be studied further...
  12. ncbi request reprint Behavioural problems among visually impaired between 6 months and 5 years
    E Tirosh
    Hannah Khousy Child Development Center, Bnai Zion Center, Haifa, Israel
    Int J Rehabil Res 21:63-9. 1998
    ..The prevalence of behavioural problems among blind children is high and therefore a careful psychological monitoring and assistance should be offered to them and their parents...
  13. ncbi request reprint Learning disabilities with and without attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder: parents' and teachers' perspectives
    E Tirosh
    Hannah Khoushy Child Development Center, Bnai Zion Medical Center, Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    J Child Neurol 13:270-6. 1998
    ..However, children with learning disability with ADHD possibly have a different underlying neurocognitive pattern than their peers with learning disabilities only...
  14. ncbi request reprint Head circumference measurements in children with autism
    M Davidovitch
    University Affiliated Cincinnati Center for Developmental Disorders, Children s Hospital Medical Center, OH 45229 3039, USA
    J Child Neurol 11:389-93. 1996
    ..0067) than Group 2. Routine brain imaging studies could not explain the macrocephaly in Group 1. The etiology of large head circumference and increased growth indices in children with autism is unclear...
  15. ncbi request reprint Genital prolapse in a preterm female infant
    D Bader
    Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Bnai Zion Medical Center, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    J Perinatol 13:159-61. 1993
    ..The clinical presentation, diagnostic approach, management, and outcome of the case are discussed with reference to a review of the literature...
  16. ncbi request reprint Congenital toxoplasmosis: a significant cause of neurological morbidity in Israel?
    I Potasman
    Infectious Disease Unit, Bnai Zion Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    Clin Infect Dis 20:259-62. 1995
    ..1) among children with nerve deafness (P = .01). Large-scale prospective cohort studies of pregnant women are needed to substantiate the impact of congenital toxoplasmosis on the neurological diseases of childhood in Israel...
  17. doi request reprint Prevalence and incidence of autism spectrum disorder in an Israeli population
    Michael Davidovitch
    Child Neurology and Development, Child Development Center, Jerusalem and Shfela District, Maccabi Healthcare Services, 1 Lishanski Street, Rishon Lezion, Israel
    J Autism Dev Disord 43:785-93. 2013
    ..Incidence calculations ranged from 0.65 to 0.84 per 1,000 children for children 1-12 year olds. Reasons for these differences are suggested and discussed...