R Calderon

Summary

Affiliation: Hadassah University Hospital
Country: Israel

Publications

  1. pmc Gestational diabetes as a risk factor for pancreatic cancer: a prospective cohort study
    M C Perrin
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, New York University, 550 1st Avenue, New York, NY 10017, USA
    BMC Med 5:25. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Immune status to poliovirus among immigrant workers in Israel
    Ronit Calderon-Margalit
    Hadassah Hebrew University Braun School of Public Health and Community Medicine, POB 12272, Jerusalem, Israel
    Prev Med 40:685-9. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Prevention of breast cancer in women who carry BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutations: a critical review of the literature
    Ronit Calderon-Margalit
    Hadassah Hebrew University Braun School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Jerusalem, Israel
    Int J Cancer 112:357-64. 2004
  4. pmc A large-scale gastroenteritis outbreak associated with Norovirus in nursing homes
    R Calderon-Margalit
    Hadassah Braun School of Public Health, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel
    Epidemiol Infect 133:35-40. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint An administrative intervention to improve the utilization of laboratory tests within a university hospital
    Ronit Calderon-Margalit
    Hadassah University Hospital, Hebrew University School of Medicine, Jerusalem, Israel
    Int J Qual Health Care 17:243-8. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint The risk of cancer following hospitalization for infection in infancy: a population-based cohort study
    Ora Paltiel
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Hadassah Hebrew University Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:1964-8. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint The interval between cancer diagnosis among mothers and offspring in a population-based cohort
    Ora Paltiel
    Braun School of Public Health, Hadassah Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel
    Fam Cancer 6:121-9. 2007
  8. pmc Birthweight of offspring and mortality of parents: the Jerusalem perinatal study cohort
    Yechiel Friedlander
    Unit of Epidemiology, Hebrew University School of Public Health, Jerusalem, Israel
    Ann Epidemiol 17:914-22. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Late stillbirths and long-term mortality of mothers
    Ronit Calderon-Margalit
    Hadassah Hebrew University Braun School of Public Health, Jerusalem, Israel
    Obstet Gynecol 109:1301-8. 2007
  10. pmc Very high birth weight of offspring is associated with an increased risk of leukemia in their mothers: results of a population-based cohort study
    Ora Paltiel
    School of Public Health, Hadassah Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel
    Leuk Res 32:1709-14. 2008

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. pmc Gestational diabetes as a risk factor for pancreatic cancer: a prospective cohort study
    M C Perrin
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, New York University, 550 1st Avenue, New York, NY 10017, USA
    BMC Med 5:25. 2007
    ..There were 54 cases of pancreatic cancer ascertained from the Israel Cancer Registry during follow-up...
  2. ncbi request reprint Immune status to poliovirus among immigrant workers in Israel
    Ronit Calderon-Margalit
    Hadassah Hebrew University Braun School of Public Health and Community Medicine, POB 12272, Jerusalem, Israel
    Prev Med 40:685-9. 2005
    ..Migration of unregistered individuals poses a challenge to such estimations. Moreover, partially immunized immigrants might enlarge immunity gaps and facilitate polio outbreaks in their destination countries...
  3. ncbi request reprint Prevention of breast cancer in women who carry BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutations: a critical review of the literature
    Ronit Calderon-Margalit
    Hadassah Hebrew University Braun School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Jerusalem, Israel
    Int J Cancer 112:357-64. 2004
    ..There is a pressing need for more studies in order to determine which of the 4 strategies alone, or in combination, is the most effective for the prevention of breast cancer and for the improvement of survival of BRCA mutation carriers...
  4. pmc A large-scale gastroenteritis outbreak associated with Norovirus in nursing homes
    R Calderon-Margalit
    Hadassah Braun School of Public Health, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel
    Epidemiol Infect 133:35-40. 2005
    ..Due to the high case-fatality rate of Norovirus gastroenteritis, there should be a high index of suspicion when encountering a gastroenteritis outbreak among the elderly. This will enable prompt action to stop the spread of illness...
  5. ncbi request reprint An administrative intervention to improve the utilization of laboratory tests within a university hospital
    Ronit Calderon-Margalit
    Hadassah University Hospital, Hebrew University School of Medicine, Jerusalem, Israel
    Int J Qual Health Care 17:243-8. 2005
    ..Improving the appropriateness of testing behavior and reducing the number of laboratory tests have been recognized as essential parts of quality improvement...
  6. ncbi request reprint The risk of cancer following hospitalization for infection in infancy: a population-based cohort study
    Ora Paltiel
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Hadassah Hebrew University Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:1964-8. 2006
    ..Our aim was to examine this association in the Jerusalem Perinatal Study, a population-based cohort comprising all offspring from western Jerusalem and surroundings born from 1964 to 1976...
  7. ncbi request reprint The interval between cancer diagnosis among mothers and offspring in a population-based cohort
    Ora Paltiel
    Braun School of Public Health, Hadassah Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel
    Fam Cancer 6:121-9. 2007
    ..We explored the possibility that ascertainment bias influences cancer detection in families, bearing upon the time interval between diagnosis of affected mothers and offspring...
  8. pmc Birthweight of offspring and mortality of parents: the Jerusalem perinatal study cohort
    Yechiel Friedlander
    Unit of Epidemiology, Hebrew University School of Public Health, Jerusalem, Israel
    Ann Epidemiol 17:914-22. 2007
    ..Distinguishing between risks of outcomes in mothers from fathers potentially provides clues as to the relative roles of genetic versus nongenetic mechanisms underlying these associations...
  9. ncbi request reprint Late stillbirths and long-term mortality of mothers
    Ronit Calderon-Margalit
    Hadassah Hebrew University Braun School of Public Health, Jerusalem, Israel
    Obstet Gynecol 109:1301-8. 2007
    ..To assess whether women who experienced stillbirths have an excess risk of long-term mortality...
  10. pmc Very high birth weight of offspring is associated with an increased risk of leukemia in their mothers: results of a population-based cohort study
    Ora Paltiel
    School of Public Health, Hadassah Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel
    Leuk Res 32:1709-14. 2008
    ..Potential mechanisms include shared exposures of high birth weight infants and their mothers, possibly to radiation or growth factors, or genetic pathways leading to both high birth weight and leukemia...
  11. pmc Preeclampsia and subsequent risk of cancer: update from the Jerusalem Perinatal Study
    Ronit Calderon-Margalit
    Hebrew University Hadassah Braun School of Public Health, Jerusalem, Israel
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 200:63.e1-5. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the association between preeclampsia and cancer incidence...
  12. ncbi request reprint Butyrylcholinesterase activity, cardiovascular risk factors, and mortality in middle-aged and elderly men and women in Jerusalem
    Ronit Calderon-Margalit
    Hadassah Hebrew University Braun School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Jerusalem, Israel
    Clin Chem 52:845-52. 2006
    ..The association of butyrylcholinesterase (BuChE) with Alzheimer disease and the association of this disease with cardiovascular risk factors raise interest in the association of BuChE activity with cardiovascular risk factors and mortality...
  13. ncbi request reprint Tube feeding in the demented elderly with severe disabilities
    Efraim Jaul
    Department of Skilled Geriatric Nursing, Herzog Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel, Affiliated to Hebrew University Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 8:870-4. 2006
    ..Despite the ongoing debate on tube feeding of severely demented patients, the current approach in western countries is to avoid feeding by tube...
  14. ncbi request reprint Persistent vegetative state and dementia in the elderly
    Efraim Jaul
    Skilled Geriatric Nursing Department, Herzog Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel
    Int Psychogeriatr 19:1064-71. 2007
    ..This study aims to assess the prevalence, determinants and prognosis of elderly patients with PVS admitted to a long-term geriatric facility...
  15. ncbi request reprint Reduction of nosocomial pressure ulcers in patients with hip fractures: a quality improvement program
    Sara Peich
    Nursing Division, Hadassah Mount Scopus Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
    Int J Health Care Qual Assur Inc Leadersh Health Serv 17:75-80. 2004
    ..9 percent to 0 percent. Although patients with hip fractures are still at very high risk of developing nosocomial PUs, prevention is feasible...
  16. doi request reprint Differences in quality of diabetes care between Jews and Arabs in Jerusalem
    Amit Tirosh
    The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Faculty of Medicine, Jerusalem, Israel
    Am J Med Qual 23:60-5. 2008
    ..To evaluate whether differences exist in the quality of diabetes care delivered to the Arab and Jewish populations in Jerusalem...
  17. ncbi request reprint Dialysis in Israel, 1989-2005--time trends and international comparisons
    Ronit Calderon-Margalit
    Braun School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Hebrew University Hadassah, POB 12272, Jerusalem 91120, Israel
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 23:659-64. 2008
    ..We studied trends in RRT incidence and mortality in Israel between 1989 and 2001-2005...
  18. ncbi request reprint Second primary breast and thyroid cancers (Israel)
    Siegal Sadetzki
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit, Gertner Institute, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Cancer Causes Control 14:367-75. 2003
    ..To evaluate the risk for developing second primary thyroid cancer (TC) following breast cancer (BC) and second primary BC following TC on a nationwide basis...
  19. ncbi request reprint Trends in overweight, obesity and blood pressure among Israeli working adults--implications for public health
    Rivka Sheffer
    Tel Aviv District Health Office, Ministry of Health, Israel
    Eur J Public Health 18:121-5. 2008
    ..Since obesity has been associated with increased blood pressure, we aimed to describe the secular trends in overweight and obesity and blood pressure among Israeli working adults...
  20. ncbi request reprint Prostate cancer in fathers with fewer male offspring: the Jerusalem Perinatal Study cohort
    Susan Harlap
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 722 W 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 99:77-81. 2007
    ..0001) but did not change with the number of daughters. These findings suggest that a Y chromosome locus may be involved in prostate cancer risk in this population...
  21. pmc The Jerusalem Perinatal Study cohort, 1964-2005: methods and a review of the main results
    Susan Harlap
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, New York 10032, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 21:256-73. 2007
    ..Characteristics of this unique population are shown. Findings from the study are reviewed and a list of references is provided. The cohorts provide a unique source of data for a wide variety of studies...