Rafael Luboshitzky

Summary

Affiliation: Endocrine Institute
Country: Israel

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Altered luteinizing hormone and testosterone secretion in middle-aged obese men with obstructive sleep apnea
    Rafael Luboshitzky
    Endocrine Institute, Haemek Medical Center, Afula 18101, Israel
    Obes Res 13:780-6. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Decreased pituitary-gonadal secretion in men with obstructive sleep apnea
    Rafael Luboshitzky
    Endocrine Institute, Haemek Medical Center, Afula 18101, Israel
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 87:3394-8. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Pituitary-gonadal function in men with obstructive sleep apnea. The effect of continuous positive airways pressure treatment
    Rafael Luboshitzky
    Endocrine Institute, Haemek Medical Center, Afula 18101, Israel
    Neuro Endocrinol Lett 24:463-7. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular risk factors in middle-aged women with subclinical hypothyroidism
    Rafael Luboshitzky
    Endocrine Institute, Haemek Medical Center, Afula, Israel
    Neuro Endocrinol Lett 25:262-6. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint The effect of pyridoxine administration on melatonin secretion in normal men
    Rafael Luboshitzky
    Endocrine Institute, Haemek Medical Center, Afula, Israel luboshitzky_ r clalit org il
    Neuro Endocrinol Lett 23:213-7. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Middle-aged men secrete less testosterone at night than young healthy men
    Rafael Luboshitzky
    Endocrine Institute, Haemek Medical Center R L, Afula 18101, Israel
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 88:3160-6. 2003
  7. doi request reprint Color-flow doppler sonography in patients with subclinical thyroid dysfunction
    Avraham Ishay
    ndocrine Institute, Haemek Medical Center, Afula, Israel
    Endocr Pract 16:376-81. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Biomarkers of hypercoagulability and inflammation in primary hyperparathyroidism
    Elena Chertok-Shacham
    Endocrine Institute, Haemek Medical Center, Afula, Israel
    Med Sci Monit 14:CR628-32. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Effects of successful parathyroidectomy on metabolic cardiovascular risk factors in patients with severe primary hyperparathyroidism
    Avraham Ishay
    Endocrine Institute, Haemek Medical Center, Afula, Israel B Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Endocr Pract 17:584-90. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for cardiovascular disease in women with subclinical hypothyroidism
    Rafael Luboshitzky
    Endocrine Institute, Haemek Medical Center, Afula, Israel
    Thyroid 12:421-5. 2002

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Publications21

  1. ncbi request reprint Altered luteinizing hormone and testosterone secretion in middle-aged obese men with obstructive sleep apnea
    Rafael Luboshitzky
    Endocrine Institute, Haemek Medical Center, Afula 18101, Israel
    Obes Res 13:780-6. 2005
    ..To elucidate the causes for the decline in testosterone levels observed in men with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)...
  2. ncbi request reprint Decreased pituitary-gonadal secretion in men with obstructive sleep apnea
    Rafael Luboshitzky
    Endocrine Institute, Haemek Medical Center, Afula 18101, Israel
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 87:3394-8. 2002
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  3. ncbi request reprint Pituitary-gonadal function in men with obstructive sleep apnea. The effect of continuous positive airways pressure treatment
    Rafael Luboshitzky
    Endocrine Institute, Haemek Medical Center, Afula 18101, Israel
    Neuro Endocrinol Lett 24:463-7. 2003
    ..Our study aimed to evaluate the pituitary-gonadal axis in middle age men with OSA before and after treatment with nasal continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP)...
  4. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular risk factors in middle-aged women with subclinical hypothyroidism
    Rafael Luboshitzky
    Endocrine Institute, Haemek Medical Center, Afula, Israel
    Neuro Endocrinol Lett 25:262-6. 2004
    ..Subclinical hypothyroidism (SH), affecting as many as 15% of middle-aged women is not known to be associated with risk for CHD...
  5. ncbi request reprint The effect of pyridoxine administration on melatonin secretion in normal men
    Rafael Luboshitzky
    Endocrine Institute, Haemek Medical Center, Afula, Israel luboshitzky_ r clalit org il
    Neuro Endocrinol Lett 23:213-7. 2002
    ..To determine pineal response to pyridoxine in normal men...
  6. ncbi request reprint Middle-aged men secrete less testosterone at night than young healthy men
    Rafael Luboshitzky
    Endocrine Institute, Haemek Medical Center R L, Afula 18101, Israel
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 88:3160-6. 2003
    ..The decline in nocturnal testosterone secretion appears to involve a combination of testicular and pituitary hypogonadism...
  7. doi request reprint Color-flow doppler sonography in patients with subclinical thyroid dysfunction
    Avraham Ishay
    ndocrine Institute, Haemek Medical Center, Afula, Israel
    Endocr Pract 16:376-81. 2010
    ..To assess the value of color-flow Doppler sonography (CFDS) in evaluating intrathyroidal blood flow and velocity in patients with subclinical thyroid dysfunction...
  8. ncbi request reprint Biomarkers of hypercoagulability and inflammation in primary hyperparathyroidism
    Elena Chertok-Shacham
    Endocrine Institute, Haemek Medical Center, Afula, Israel
    Med Sci Monit 14:CR628-32. 2008
    ..Such an association in mild PHP is not known. The study was conducted to determine biomarkers of hypercoagulability and inflammation for cardiovascular disease in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism...
  9. doi request reprint Effects of successful parathyroidectomy on metabolic cardiovascular risk factors in patients with severe primary hyperparathyroidism
    Avraham Ishay
    Endocrine Institute, Haemek Medical Center, Afula, Israel B Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Endocr Pract 17:584-90. 2011
    ..To evaluate the effect of parathyroidectomy on metabolic abnormalities associated with cardiovascular disease in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT)...
  10. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for cardiovascular disease in women with subclinical hypothyroidism
    Rafael Luboshitzky
    Endocrine Institute, Haemek Medical Center, Afula, Israel
    Thyroid 12:421-5. 2002
    ..This may increase the risk of accelerated atherosclerosis and premature coronary artery disease in some patients...
  11. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of subclinical hypothyroidism in women with type 2 diabetes
    Avraham Ishay
    Endocrine Institute, Haemek Medical Center, Afula, Israel
    Med Sci Monit 15:CR151-5. 2009
    ..Measurements of lipids, glycosylated hemoglobin, and antithyroid antibody levels were also performed...
  12. ncbi request reprint Cyproterone acetate-ethinyl estradiol treatment alters urinary 6-sulfatoxymelatonin excretion in hyperandrogenic women
    Rafael Luboshitzky
    Endocrine Institute, Haemek Medical Center, Afula 18101, Israel
    Neuro Endocrinol Lett 23:309-13. 2002
    ..To investigate melatonin production in hyperandrogenic women before and during treatment with cyproterone acetate and ethinyl estradiol (Diane 35)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the pituitary-adrenal axis in hyperandrogenic women with polycystic ovary syndrome
    Rafael Luboshitzky
    Endocrine Institute, Haemek Medical Center, Afula, Israel
    Neuro Endocrinol Lett 24:249-54. 2003
    ..The aim of the study was to evaluate cortisol and 17OHP response to low dose (1 microg) ACTH test and to compare it with the standard ACTH (250 microg) test in hyperandrogenic women with PCOS...
  14. ncbi request reprint Melatonin administration alters semen quality in healthy men
    Rafael Luboshitzky
    Department of Endocrinology, Haemek Medical Center, Afula, Israel
    J Androl 23:572-8. 2002
    ..Our preliminary observations suggest that long-term melatonin administration is associated with decreased semen quality in a number of healthy men, probably through the inhibition of aromatase at the testicular level...
  15. ncbi request reprint Papillary carcinoma in a thyroglossal duct cyst
    Avraham Ishay
    Endocrine Institute, Haemek Medical Center, Afula, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 10:312-3. 2008
  16. ncbi request reprint Serum thyroglobulin levels after fine-needle aspiration of thyroid nodules
    Rafael Luboshitzky
    Endocrine Institute, Haemek Medical Center, Afula, Israel
    Endocr Pract 12:264-9. 2006
    ..To investigate whether a minor insult to the thyroid gland attributable to fine-needle aspiration (FNA) or external thyroid palpation can cause a release of serum thyroglobulin (Tg) into the circulation...
  17. ncbi request reprint Metastasis of rectal adenocarcinoma: an unusual cause of rapidly enlarging thyroid mass with myxedema
    Avraham Ishay
    Endocrine Institute, Haemek Medical Center, Afula, Israel
    Thyroid 17:279-80. 2007
  18. doi request reprint Infertility and bilateral adrenal tumors
    Avraham Ishay
    Endocrine Institute, Haemek Medical Center, Afula, Israel
    Fertil Steril 92:806-7. 2009
    ..Hysterectomy and bilateral oophorectomy performed in infancy and lack of treatment resulted in full masculinization...
  19. ncbi request reprint Plasma levels of nitric oxide and L-arginine in sleep apnea patients: effects of nCPAP treatment
    Lena Lavie
    Unit of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    J Mol Neurosci 21:57-63. 2003
    ..These results demonstrate that sleep apnea is associated with a chronic state of diminished circulating NO concentrations that can be ameliorated by nCPAP treatment...
  20. doi request reprint Effect of candesartan on prevention (DIRECT-Prevent 1) and progression (DIRECT-Protect 1) of retinopathy in type 1 diabetes: randomised, placebo-controlled trials
    Nish Chaturvedi
    International Centre for Circulatory Health, National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London, UK
    Lancet 372:1394-402. 2008
    ..We therefore designed the DIabetic REtinopathy Candesartan Trials (DIRECT) Programme to assess whether candesartan could reduce the incidence and progression of retinopathy in type 1 diabetes...
  21. doi request reprint Effect of candesartan on progression and regression of retinopathy in type 2 diabetes (DIRECT-Protect 2): a randomised placebo-controlled trial
    Anne Katrin Sjølie
    Department of Ophthalmology, Odense University Hospital, Odense, Denmark
    Lancet 372:1385-93. 2008
    ..Diabetic retinopathy remains a leading cause of visual loss in people of working age. We examined whether candesartan treatment could slow the progression and, secondly, induce regression of retinopathy in people with type 2 diabetes...