Gabriel Chodick

Summary

Affiliation: Maccabi Healthcare Services
Country: Israel

Publications

  1. pmc Characteristics of the elderly who do not visit primary care physicians
    Nira Eshel
    Maccabi Healthcare Services, Department of Family Medicine, Hadassah Haktana clinic, 6 Chile St, Jerusalem, 9683204, Israel
    Isr J Health Policy Res 2:7. 2013
  2. pmc Perceptions of hypertension treatment among patients with and without diabetes
    Heymann Anthony
    Medical Division, Maccabi Healthcare Services, Tel Aviv, Maccabi, Israel
    BMC Fam Pract 13:24. 2012
  3. doi request reprint The direct medical cost of cardiovascular diseases, hypertension, diabetes, cancer, pregnancy and female infertility in a large HMO in Israel
    Gabriel Chodick
    Medical Division, Maccabi Healthcare Services, Tel Aviv, Israel Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Health Policy 95:271-6. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Long-term trends in hepatitis A incidence following the inclusion of Hepatitis A vaccine in the routine nationwide immunization program
    G Chodick
    Medical Informatics Department, Maccabi Healthcare Services, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Viral Hepat 15:62-5. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Persistence with statins and incident cataract: a population-based historical cohort study
    Gabriel Chodick
    Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Ann Epidemiol 20:136-42. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint The shifting epidemiology of hepatitis A following routine childhood immunization program in Israel
    Gabriel Chodick
    Medical Informatics Department, Maccabi Healthcare Services, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Prev Med 45:386-91. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Excess lifetime cancer mortality risk attributable to radiation exposure from computed tomography examinations in children
    Gabriel Chodick
    Radiation Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, DHHS, Bethesda, MD 20892 7238, USA
    Isr Med Assoc J 9:584-7. 2007
  8. pmc Similar prevalence of founder BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations among Ashkenazi and non-Ashkenazi men with breast cancer: evidence from 261 cases in Israel, 1976-1999
    Gabriel Chodick
    Radiation Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, DHHS, Bethesda, MD 20892 7238, USA
    Eur J Med Genet 51:141-7. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Norwegian priority guidelines: estimating the distributional implications across age, gender and SES
    Fredrik Carlsen
    Department of Economics, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, NO 7491 Trondheim, Norway
    Health Policy 95:264-70. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Long-term persistence with statin treatment in a not-for-profit health maintenance organization: a population-based retrospective cohort study in Israel
    Gabriel Chodick
    Medical Division, Maccabi Healthcare Services, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Clin Ther 30:2167-79. 2008

Detail Information

Publications68

  1. pmc Characteristics of the elderly who do not visit primary care physicians
    Nira Eshel
    Maccabi Healthcare Services, Department of Family Medicine, Hadassah Haktana clinic, 6 Chile St, Jerusalem, 9683204, Israel
    Isr J Health Policy Res 2:7. 2013
    ..The characteristics of this population, however, have never been rigorously studied. The aim of this study was therefore to characterize the demography and health status of the elderly who do not visit PCPs...
  2. pmc Perceptions of hypertension treatment among patients with and without diabetes
    Heymann Anthony
    Medical Division, Maccabi Healthcare Services, Tel Aviv, Maccabi, Israel
    BMC Fam Pract 13:24. 2012
    ..We conducted a qualitative study to explore beliefs and perceptions regarding hypertension and gain an understanding of barriers to treatment among patients with and without diabetes...
  3. doi request reprint The direct medical cost of cardiovascular diseases, hypertension, diabetes, cancer, pregnancy and female infertility in a large HMO in Israel
    Gabriel Chodick
    Medical Division, Maccabi Healthcare Services, Tel Aviv, Israel Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Health Policy 95:271-6. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the direct medical cost of treating major chronic illnesses in Maccabi Healthcare Services, a 1.8 million member health maintenance organization in Israel...
  4. doi request reprint Long-term trends in hepatitis A incidence following the inclusion of Hepatitis A vaccine in the routine nationwide immunization program
    G Chodick
    Medical Informatics Department, Maccabi Healthcare Services, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Viral Hepat 15:62-5. 2008
    ..2 per 100 000 in 2007 and from 310.3 per 100 000 to 3.0 per 100 000 in children aged 5-14 years. In endemic areas, vaccination of infants and children against hepatitis A can greatly reduce the total burden of the disease...
  5. doi request reprint Persistence with statins and incident cataract: a population-based historical cohort study
    Gabriel Chodick
    Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Ann Epidemiol 20:136-42. 2010
    ..In recent years, there is a growing body of evidence suggesting that statins may have anti-inflammatory effects; consequently, it was hypothesized that statins may have a preventive effect against cataract...
  6. ncbi request reprint The shifting epidemiology of hepatitis A following routine childhood immunization program in Israel
    Gabriel Chodick
    Medical Informatics Department, Maccabi Healthcare Services, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Prev Med 45:386-91. 2007
    ..The study objectives were to assess the uptake of hepatitis A vaccine following the new policy and to examine the incidence of hepatitis A and the number of prevented cases...
  7. ncbi request reprint Excess lifetime cancer mortality risk attributable to radiation exposure from computed tomography examinations in children
    Gabriel Chodick
    Radiation Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, DHHS, Bethesda, MD 20892 7238, USA
    Isr Med Assoc J 9:584-7. 2007
    ..The major drawback of this important technology is the exposure to ionizing radiation, especially among children who have increased organ radiosensitivity and a long lifetime to potentially develop radiation-related cancer...
  8. pmc Similar prevalence of founder BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations among Ashkenazi and non-Ashkenazi men with breast cancer: evidence from 261 cases in Israel, 1976-1999
    Gabriel Chodick
    Radiation Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, DHHS, Bethesda, MD 20892 7238, USA
    Eur J Med Genet 51:141-7. 2008
    ..8%) and non-Ashkenazi Jews (9.1%). The combined prevalence of BRCA1/BRCA2 founder mutations among Ashkenazi Jewish men is slightly higher than for women, due to a higher frequency of BRCA2 mutations...
  9. doi request reprint Norwegian priority guidelines: estimating the distributional implications across age, gender and SES
    Fredrik Carlsen
    Department of Economics, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, NO 7491 Trondheim, Norway
    Health Policy 95:264-70. 2010
    ..The paper examines the distributional consequences of this policy...
  10. doi request reprint Long-term persistence with statin treatment in a not-for-profit health maintenance organization: a population-based retrospective cohort study in Israel
    Gabriel Chodick
    Medical Division, Maccabi Healthcare Services, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Clin Ther 30:2167-79. 2008
    ..In general, such reports have been limited by short follow-up periods and modest study populations...
  11. doi request reprint Potential impact and cost-effectiveness analysis of rotavirus vaccination of children in Israel
    Gabriel Chodick
    Medical Informatics, Maccabi Healthcare Services, 27 Ha Mered Street, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Eur J Public Health 19:254-9. 2009
    ..Two effective vaccines against rotavirus gastroenteritis were recently licensed in many countries throughout the world. The study aimed to investigate the cost effectiveness of vaccinating an Israeli birth cohort of 143 500 children...
  12. doi request reprint Agreement between diary records of time spent outdoors and personal ultraviolet radiation dose measurements
    Gabriel Chodick
    Radiation Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, NCI, NIH, DHHS, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Photochem Photobiol 84:713-8. 2008
    ..g. driving) in which the participant is usually shaded from the sun. Our results demonstrated a significant correlation between diary records of time spent outdoors with objective personal UVR dose measurements...
  13. pmc Risk of cataract extraction among adult retinoblastoma survivors
    Gabriel Chodick
    Radiation Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 7238, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 127:1500-4. 2009
    ..To investigate the risk of cataract extraction among adult retinoblastoma survivors...
  14. pmc Risk of cataract after exposure to low doses of ionizing radiation: a 20-year prospective cohort study among US radiologic technologists
    Gabriel Chodick
    Radiation Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 7238, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 168:620-31. 2008
    ....
  15. doi request reprint Diabetes and risk of incident cancer: a large population-based cohort study in Israel
    Gabriel Chodick
    Medical Division, Maccabi Healthcare Services, 27 Ha Mered Street, Tel Aviv, 68125, Israel
    Cancer Causes Control 21:879-87. 2010
    ..DM was related with a 47% reduction in the risk of prostate cancer. These findings suggest that the nature of the association between DM and cancer depends on sex and specific cancer site...
  16. doi request reprint The risk of overt diabetes mellitus among women with gestational diabetes: a population-based study
    G Chodick
    Medical Division, Maccabi Healthcare Services, 27 Ha Mered Street, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Diabet Med 27:779-85. 2010
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  17. ncbi request reprint Increased susceptibility to varicella-zoster virus among Israeli physicians and nurses born in the Middle-East region
    Gabriel Chodick
    Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University
    J Occup Health 48:246-52. 2006
    ..Our data suggest that in spite of the high immunity among Israeli physicians and nurses in general, the implementation of small-scale vaccination programs aimed at workers from warmer and tropical areas, should be seriously considered...
  18. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology of diabetes in a large Israeli HMO
    Gabriel Chodick
    Maccabi Health Services, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Eur J Epidemiol 18:1143-6. 2003
    ..The rise in the prevalence and mortality of diabetes patients has important implication for Israeli health authorities and should be seriously regarded...
  19. ncbi request reprint The direct medical cost of diabetes in Israel
    Gabriel Chodick
    Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Eur J Health Econ 6:166-71. 2005
    ..The study data suggest a rise in the cost of diabetes which has implications for prevention and treatment policies...
  20. doi request reprint Continuation of statin treatment and all-cause mortality: a population-based cohort study
    Varda Shalev
    Maccabi Healthcare Services, 27 Ha mered St, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Arch Intern Med 169:260-8. 2009
    ..This study evaluated the effect of statin therapy in subjects with no indication of cardiovascular disease (primary prevention) and patients with known CHD (secondary prevention)...
  21. ncbi request reprint The risk of hepatitis A infection among healthcare workers: a review of reported outbreaks and sero-epidemiologic studies
    G Chodick
    Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Hosp Infect 62:414-20. 2006
    ..The findings of the current study suggest that a pre-employment screening policy and administration of active vaccination to susceptible HCWs, particularly nurses, should be seriously considered in high-risk settings...
  22. doi request reprint Diabetes, gestational diabetes and the risk of cancer in women: epidemiologic evidence and possible biologic mechanisms
    Gabriel Chodick
    Medical Division, Maccabi Healthcare Services, Ha Mered 27, Tel Aviv 68125, Israel
    Womens Health (Lond Engl) 7:227-37. 2011
    ..Cancer survival of diabetic women is also briefly discussed. The paper concludes with an agenda for future research targeting the relationship between diabetes and cancer...
  23. ncbi request reprint Late influenza vaccination is associated with reduced effectiveness
    Gabriel Chodick
    Maccabi Healthcare Services, Ha Mered 27, Tel Aviv 68125, Israel
    Prev Med 43:71-6. 2006
    ..The study aims were to compare post-immunization hospitalization and mortality rates among high-risk patients who were vaccinated against influenza in different periods of autumn...
  24. pmc Persistence with statins and onset of rheumatoid arthritis: a population-based cohort study
    Gabriel Chodick
    Maccabi Healthcare Services, Tel Aviv, Israel
    PLoS Med 7:e1000336. 2010
    ..The aim of this retrospective cohort study was to explore whether persistent use of statins is associated with onset of RA...
  25. pmc Secular trends in age at menarche, smoking, and oral contraceptive use among Israeli girls
    Gabriel Chodick
    Israel Defense Force Medical Corps, Army Health Branch, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, PO Box 39040, Ramat Aviv, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
    Prev Chronic Dis 2:A12. 2005
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  26. pmc Association of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor therapy initiation with a reduction in hemoglobin levels in patients without renal failure
    Eran Leshem-Rubinow
    Department of Medicine D, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Mayo Clin Proc 87:1189-95. 2012
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  27. doi request reprint Epidemiology and comorbidity of severe mental illnesses in the community: findings from a computerized mental health registry in a large Israeli health organization
    Arad Kodesh
    Medical Division, Maccabi Healthcare Services, 27 Ha Mered Street, Tel Aviv 68125, Israel
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 47:1775-82. 2012
    ..In the present study, we aimed to use this registry to investigate the epidemiology of schizophrenia and bipolar affective disorder among adults, and to assess their comorbidity and mortality compared to the general population...
  28. doi request reprint Continuation of statin therapy and primary prevention of nonfatal cardiovascular events
    Varda Shalev
    Medical Division, Maccabi Healthcare Services, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Am J Cardiol 110:1779-86. 2012
    ..In conclusion, our large and unselected community-based study supports the results of randomized controlled trials regarding the beneficial effect of statins in the primary prevention of acute cardiac events...
  29. doi request reprint Screening for gestational diabetes in the 21st century: a population-based cohort study in Israel
    Tal Sella
    Medical Division, Maccabi Healthcare Services, 27 Ha Mered Street, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 26:412-6. 2013
    ..We aimed to examine secular trends in GDM prevalence and screening practices over the last decade in Israel, and to identify changes in GDM risk factors...
  30. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of varicella vaccination of healthcare workers
    Gabriel Chodick
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, P O Box 39040, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
    Vaccine 23:5064-72. 2005
    ..This study aimed to evaluate several of such prevention policies in economic terms...
  31. ncbi request reprint Reduced hospitalizations and death associated with influenza vaccination among patients with and without diabetes
    Anthony D Heymann
    Maccabi Healthcare Services, 27 HaMered St, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Diabetes Care 27:2581-4. 2004
    ..To assess whether the influenza vaccination of community-dwelling, diabetic, elderly individuals is associated with reduced rates of hospitalization and death...
  32. ncbi request reprint In a population-based cohort of diabetes patients, men and women had similar risks for all-cause mortality
    Varda Shalev
    Medical Division, Maccabi Healthcare Services, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Clin Epidemiol 60:86-93. 2007
    ..To compare death rates of diabetic men and women relative to the general population and to identify sex-specific risk factors for all-cause mortality...
  33. ncbi request reprint Cost-utility analysis of hepatitis A prevention among health-care workers in Israel
    Gabriel Chodick
    Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, POB 39040 Ramat Aviv, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
    J Occup Environ Med 44:109-15. 2002
    ..Mass vaccination should be offered to all health care workers, aside from nurses 40+ years of age, once the active HA vaccine price is reduced to $23...
  34. ncbi request reprint Risk of exposure to hepatitis A virus among day-care workers in Israel: implications for preventive measures
    Tamar Peled
    Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Arch Environ Health 57:332-6. 2002
    ..These results may imply that seronegative workers have a 2-fold chance of acquiring hepatitis A. Appropriate preventive measures should be considered, and active immunization of susceptible workers should be undertaken...
  35. doi request reprint Hemoglobin nonrecovery following acute myocardial infarction is a biomarker of poor outcome: A retrospective database study
    Eran Leshem-Rubinow
    Departments of Medicine D and E, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel Electronic address
    Int J Cardiol 169:349-53. 2013
    ..Our objective was to examine the prognostic implications of longitudinal hemoglobin (Hb) levels following a first acute myocardial infarction (AMI)...
  36. doi request reprint Thrombosis following acute cytomegalovirus infection: a community prospective study
    Yael Paran
    Departments of Internal Medicine D and E, Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Ann Hematol 92:969-74. 2013
    ..We conclude that acute CMV infection might be associated with an increased short-term VTE risk. To the best of our knowledge, this is the largest study ever to confirm this association...
  37. doi request reprint Adherence to statins is associated with reduced incidence of idiopathic venous thromboembolism: real-life data from a large healthcare maintenance organisation
    Liane Rabinowich
    Department of Internal Medicince D and E, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Heart 98:1817-21. 2012
    ..Our objective was to investigate the association between the use of statins and incidence of first ever idiopathic VTE...
  38. pmc Continuation with statin therapy and the risk of primary cancer: a population-based study
    Miriam Lutski
    Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Prev Chronic Dis 9:E137. 2012
    ..Studies have suggested that statins may inhibit tumor cell growth and possibly prevent carcinogenesis. The objective of this study was to investigate the association between persistent statin use and the risk of primary cancer in adults...
  39. doi request reprint The use of an automated patient registry to manage and monitor cardiovascular conditions and related outcomes in a large health organization
    Varda Shalev
    Medical Division, Maccabi Healthcare Services, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Int J Cardiol 152:345-9. 2011
    ..The registry is aimed to be used by health professionals to identify cardiovascular disease patients and to follow the courses of their illnesses and risk factors...
  40. doi request reprint Gestational diabetes and risk of incident primary cancer: a large historical cohort study in Israel
    Tal Sella
    Medical Division, Maccabi Healthcare Services, 27 Ha Mered Street, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Cancer Causes Control 22:1513-20. 2011
    ..This study was conducted to examine the risk of incident overall and site-specific malignancies associated with prior GDM in a historical cohort of women in a large health maintenance organization in Israel...
  41. doi request reprint Statin use and the risk of age related macular degeneration in a large health organization in Israel
    Varda Shalev
    Maccabi Healthcare Services, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 18:83-90. 2011
    ..To investigate the association between persistent use of statins and the risk of age-related macular degeneration (AMD)...
  42. ncbi request reprint The implementation of managed care for diabetes using medical informatics in a large Preferred Provider Organization
    Anthony D Heymann
    Maccabi Health Services, 27 HaMered St, Tel Aviv, Israel Tel Aviv University, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 71:290-8. 2006
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  43. ncbi request reprint Pemphigus variant associated with penicillin use: a case-cohort study of 363 patients from Israel
    Anthony D Heymann
    Medical Division, Maccabi Healthcare Services, and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Arch Dermatol 143:704-7. 2007
    ..To determine whether medication use is associated with the development of a pemphigus variant...
  44. doi request reprint In vitro fertilization and risk of breast and gynecologic cancers: a retrospective cohort study within the Israeli Maccabi Healthcare Services
    Louise A Brinton
    Hormonal and Reproductive Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Fertil Steril 99:1189-96. 2013
    ..To assess long-term cancer risks associated with in vitro fertilization (IVF)...
  45. ncbi request reprint [In-vitro fertilization cycles and outcomes in Maccabi Healthcare Services in Israel 2007-2010]
    Tat Sella
    Medical Informatics, Maccabi Healthcare Services
    Harefuah 152:11-5, 60. 2013
    ..While Israel is by far number one in the world of in-vitro fertilization (IVF) treatments per capita, detailed information about the outcome of these treatments is not available...
  46. pmc Assessment of lifetime cumulative sun exposure using a self-administered questionnaire: reliability of two approaches
    Chu Ling Yu
    Radiation Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Rockville, MD 20892 7238, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:464-71. 2009
    ..05); the higher ICCs for the activity-based questionnaire were primarily derived from the results for females. Research is needed to further improve the activity-based questionnaire approach for long-term sun exposure assessment...
  47. ncbi request reprint Reliability of self-reported smoking history and age at initial tobacco use
    Michael Huerta
    Israel Defence Force Medical Corps, Army Health Branch, Military Post 02149, Israel
    Prev Med 41:646-50. 2005
    ..Many studies use questionnaires to determine smoking status and age of smoking onset. This study aimed to determine the reliability of self-reported smoking history and age of smoking initiation...
  48. doi request reprint The rate of myocardial infarction events among patients with age-related macular degeneration: a population-based study
    Shani Golan
    Department of Ophthalmology, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, 6 Weizman Street, Tel Aviv, 64239, Israel
    Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol 249:179-82. 2011
    ..To examine the association between age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and the risk of myocardial infarctions (MIs) in a large health maintenance organization...
  49. doi request reprint Red blood cell distribution width and the risk of cardiovascular morbidity and all-cause mortality. A population-based study
    Yaron Arbel
    Yaron Arbel, MD, Cardiology Department, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Weizmann 6, Tel Aviv 69513, Israel, Tel 972 52 4266151, Fax 972 3 6973259, E mail
    Thromb Haemost 111:300-7. 2014
    ..08 (95% CI: 0.82-1.41, p=NS). In conclusion, increasing RDW levels significantly increased risk of cardiovascular morbidity and all-cause mortality. Our observation is evident in both anaemic and non-anaemic patients...
  50. doi request reprint Ocular adverse effects of systemic treatment with isotretinoin
    Meira Neudorfer
    Department of Ophthalmology, Tel Aviv Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Arch Dermatol 148:803-8. 2012
    ..To examine whether isotretinoin therapy could result in deleterious ocular effects, as previously described in case report studies...
  51. ncbi request reprint The utilization of pediatric computed tomography in a large Israeli Health Maintenance Organization
    Gabriel Chodick
    Maccabi Healthcare Services, 27 Ha Mered Street, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Pediatr Radiol 36:485-90. 2006
    ..Concern has been raised about the potential risks related to radiation exposure from CT scans, particularly among children. However, to date, there are few data available describing the magnitude of pediatric CT utilization...
  52. ncbi request reprint Seasonality in birth weight in Israel: new evidence suggests several global patterns and different etiologies
    Gabriel Chodick
    Medical Informatics Department, Maccabi Healthcare Services, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Ann Epidemiol 17:440-6. 2007
    ..To investigate the effect of season on birth weight and whether it is expressed also in fluctuations of proportions of extreme birth weights...
  53. ncbi request reprint Agreement between contemporaneously recorded and subsequently recalled time spent outdoors: implications for environmental exposure studies
    Gabriel Chodick
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health DHHS, 6120 Executive Boulevard, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 17:106-11. 2007
    ..The aim of the study is to evaluate the agreement between contemporaneously recorded and subsequently recalled time spent outdoors during 1 week among members of an occupational cohort...
  54. doi request reprint Assessment of ecological regression in the study of colon, breast, ovary, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, or prostate cancer and residential UV
    Paul Waltz
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, Department of Health and Human Services, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Eur J Cancer Prev 17:279-86. 2008
    ..The study demonstrates the high sensitivity of ecological studies to adjustments for various confounders, and casts doubts on results of ecological analyses in this field...
  55. doi request reprint The uptake of rotavirus vaccine and its effectiveness in preventing acute gastroenteritis in the community
    Khitam Muhsen
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Vaccine 29:91-4. 2010
    ..2% and 46.4% among vaccinated and unvaccinated children, respectively, yielding an effectiveness of 50.1% (95% CI: 47.5%, 52.6%). Rotavirus monovalent vaccine was highly effective in preventing AGE in the community...
  56. doi request reprint Occurrence of seizures in association with work-related stress in young male army recruits
    Shlomo Moshe
    Maccabi Healthcare Services, The Occupational Clinic, Tel Aviv, Israel moshe
    Epilepsia 49:1451-6. 2008
    ....
  57. doi request reprint A case-crossover study of infectious diseases and new diagnosis of type 1 diabetes
    Aushrat Shoshan
    Medical Division, Maccabi Healthcare Services, Tel Aviv, 68125, Israel
    Pediatr Diabetes 13:583-6. 2012
    ..Infectious diseases have been associated with increased risk of type 1 diabetes (T1D). The objective of this case-crossover was to quantify the role of infectious diseases as triggers for T1D, 1 and 2 yr preceding disease diagnosis...
  58. doi request reprint Smoking and other correlates of health care services utilization among mandatory military recruits in Israel
    Hagai Levine
    Army Health Branch, Medical Corps, Israel Defense Force, Israel
    Nicotine Tob Res 14:742-50. 2012
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  59. ncbi request reprint Influence of school closure on the incidence of viral respiratory diseases among children and on health care utilization
    Anthony Heymann
    Department of Community Medicine, Maccabi Healthcare Services, The Edmond and Lily Safra Children s Hospital, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 23:675-7. 2004
    ..The present study provides quantitative data to support school closure during an influenza pandemic...
  60. doi request reprint Format change of a laboratory test order form affects physician behavior
    Varda Shalev
    Medical Division, Maccabi Healthcare Services, 27 HaMered Street, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Int J Med Inform 78:639-44. 2009
    ....
  61. doi request reprint Seasonality in birth weight: review of global patterns and potential causes
    Gabriel Chodick
    Maccabi Institute for Healthcare Research, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Hum Biol 81:463-77. 2009
    ..Identification of the suggested causal environmental factors may have public health implications in the development of primary prevention programs for low birth weight and macrosomia in developed countries...
  62. doi request reprint Adherence to treatment with selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors and the risk for fractures and bone loss: a population-based cohort study
    Inbar Zucker
    Medical Division, Maccabi Healthcare Services, Tel Aviv, Israel
    CNS Drugs 26:537-47. 2012
    ..Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) are suspected of increasing the risk of bone loss and osteoporotic fractures...
  63. doi request reprint Association of common thrombophilias and antiphospholipid antibodies with success rate of in vitro fertilisation
    Arie Steinvil
    Departments of Internal Medicine D and E, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Thromb Haemost 108:1192-7. 2012
    ..Thus, hypercoagulability is not associated with failure to achieve pregnancy. These data suggest that neither screening for thrombophilia nor anticoagulant treatment is indicated in cases with unexplained reproductive failure...
  64. pmc In vitro release of interferon-gamma from peripheral blood lymphocytes in cutaneous adverse drug reactions
    Ilan Goldberg
    Department of Dermatology, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 64239, Israel
    Clin Dev Immunol 2012:687532. 2012
    ..Cutaneous drug reactions are common but diagnostically challenging due to phenotypic heterogeneity and simultaneous exposure to multiple drugs. These limitations prompted the development of diagnostic tests...
  65. ncbi request reprint Comparison of three methods of pre-employment medical evaluations
    Shlomo Moshe
    Occupational Medicine Department, Maccabi Healthcare Services, Holon, Israel
    Occup Med (Lond) 58:46-51. 2008
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  66. ncbi request reprint Radiation risks from pediatric computed tomography scanning
    Gabriel Chodick
    Radiation Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, DHHS, Bethesda, MD 20892 7238, USA
    Pediatr Endocrinol Rev 7:29-36. 2009
    ....
  67. doi request reprint Variations in hemoglobin before colorectal cancer diagnosis
    Inbal Goldshtein
    Maccabi Healthcare Services, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Eur J Cancer Prev 19:342-4. 2010
    ..Such small changes within the normal Hb range could be missed by health providers, but automatically detected by computerized alert algorithms....
  68. doi request reprint Chronic urticaria and autoimmunity: associations found in a large population study
    Ronit Confino-Cohen
    Allergy and Clinical Immunology Unit, Meir Medical Center, Kfar Saba, Israel
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 129:1307-13. 2012
    ..Chronic urticaria (CU) is a common disease in which most cases were considered to be idiopathic. Recent evidence indicates that at least a subset of cases of chronic idiopathic urticaria are autoimmune in origin...