Y Niv

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Country: Israel

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Ethical aspects of capsule endoscopy
    Yaron Niv
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Hospital, and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Dig Dis 26:18-22. 2008
  2. pmc Perforation and mortality after cleansing enema for acute constipation are not rare but are preventable
    Galia Niv
    Risk Management and Quality Assurance, Beilinson Hospital and Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Int J Gen Med 6:323-8. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Secreted and membrane-bound mucins and idiopathic peptic ulcer disease
    Yaron Niv
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Digestion 86:258-63. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Impact of colonoscopy on quality of life
    Yaron Niv
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, Petach Tikva, Israel
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 24:781-6. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Analysis of 7-year physician-reported adverse events in esophagogastroduodenoscopy
    Yaron Niv
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Patient Saf 8:65-8. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Validation of the Capsule Endoscopy Crohn's Disease Activity Index (CECDAI or Niv score): a multicenter prospective study
    Y Niv
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Endoscopy 44:21-6. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Capsule endoscopy: no longer limited to the small bowel
    Yaron Niv
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Petah Tikva, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 12:178-80. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Endoscopy in asymptomatic minidose aspirin consumers
    Yaron Niv
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tiqva, Israel
    Dig Dis Sci 50:78-80. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint JC virus and colorectal cancer: a possible trigger in the chromosomal instability pathways
    Yaron Niv
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Curr Opin Gastroenterol 21:85-9. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint 13C-urea breath test for diagnosis of Helicobacter pylori infection in the elderly
    Yaron Niv
    Helicobacter Pylori Central Laboratory, Clalit Health Services, Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, and Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Dig Dis Sci 49:1840-4. 2004

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  1. doi request reprint Ethical aspects of capsule endoscopy
    Yaron Niv
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Hospital, and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Dig Dis 26:18-22. 2008
    ..This paper discusses the problems related to the new endoscopic procedure, the diagnostic yield in comparison with other procedures, proper indications for the procedure, outcome and complications...
  2. pmc Perforation and mortality after cleansing enema for acute constipation are not rare but are preventable
    Galia Niv
    Risk Management and Quality Assurance, Beilinson Hospital and Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Int J Gen Med 6:323-8. 2013
    ..Our aim was to evaluate the outcome of the use of cleansing enema for acute constipation and to assess adverse events within 30 days of therapy...
  3. doi request reprint Secreted and membrane-bound mucins and idiopathic peptic ulcer disease
    Yaron Niv
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Digestion 86:258-63. 2012
    ..Genetic and epigenetic changes in the mucin molecule may be responsible for idiopathic peptic ulcer disease, but this hypothesis must be further investigated. Herein, the mucin hypothesis of idiopathic peptic ulcer disease is explored...
  4. doi request reprint Impact of colonoscopy on quality of life
    Yaron Niv
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, Petach Tikva, Israel
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 24:781-6. 2012
    ..Colonoscopy of asymptomatic, healthy individuals for colorectal cancer screening rarely causes complications and adverse events. Thus, quality of life (QOL) of the participants should not be affected by the procedure...
  5. doi request reprint Analysis of 7-year physician-reported adverse events in esophagogastroduodenoscopy
    Yaron Niv
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Patient Saf 8:65-8. 2012
    ..Reporting adverse events became a mandatory behavior for quality assurance purposes and for preparing potential claims...
  6. doi request reprint Validation of the Capsule Endoscopy Crohn's Disease Activity Index (CECDAI or Niv score): a multicenter prospective study
    Y Niv
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Endoscopy 44:21-6. 2012
    ..The aim of the current study was to prospectively validate the use of the scoring system in daily practice...
  7. ncbi request reprint Capsule endoscopy: no longer limited to the small bowel
    Yaron Niv
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Petah Tikva, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 12:178-80. 2010
    ..Regarding other new technologies, continuous quality control is needed for the performance, appropriateness of the indications, diagnostic yield, procedure-specific outcome assessment, and cost-effectiveness...
  8. ncbi request reprint Endoscopy in asymptomatic minidose aspirin consumers
    Yaron Niv
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tiqva, Israel
    Dig Dis Sci 50:78-80. 2005
    ..Univariate and multivariate analysis revealed no factor other than aspirin predictive of a positive endoscopy. Minidose aspirin treatment is associated with a high prevalence of ulcerations of the stomach and duodenum...
  9. ncbi request reprint JC virus and colorectal cancer: a possible trigger in the chromosomal instability pathways
    Yaron Niv
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Curr Opin Gastroenterol 21:85-9. 2005
    ..The cause of CIN is controversial, but no intrinsic mutation in cancer cells has been reported that can reasonably account for this in CRC. This review explores the new hypothesis that JC virus (JCV) may be the cause of CIN...
  10. ncbi request reprint 13C-urea breath test for diagnosis of Helicobacter pylori infection in the elderly
    Yaron Niv
    Helicobacter Pylori Central Laboratory, Clalit Health Services, Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, and Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Dig Dis Sci 49:1840-4. 2004
    ..Our results are in accordance with the increase in metronidazole resistance of H. pylori stains and the cohort effect of H. pylori infection on the elderly Israeli-born population...
  11. ncbi request reprint [Colonoscopy for early detection and prevention of colorectal cancer]
    Yaron Niv
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Tel Aviv University
    Harefuah 149:535-6, 549. 2010
    ..Furthermore, the implementation of a computerized database and report that includes quality assurance fields, will improve colonoscopy success rates...
  12. ncbi request reprint Survey of surgeons' and internists' knowledge of colorectal cancer screening
    Yaron Niv
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, and Tel Aviv University, Petach Tikva, Israel
    Cancer Detect Prev 28:340-4. 2004
    ..Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the most common of the gastrointestinal cancers in Israel, with an incidence of 50 cases per 100,000 for men and 45 per 100,000 for women in 2000...
  13. ncbi request reprint [A living will--autonomy in dementive states]
    Yaron Niv
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Tel Aviv University
    Harefuah 143:652-5, 694. 2004
    ..Ninety-five percent of the participants believed in a living will that denied tube feeding and advanced therapies in dementia...
  14. doi request reprint Complications in colonoscopy: analysis of 7-year physician-reported adverse events
    Yaron Niv
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 23:492-8. 2011
    ..The number of malpractice claims against physicians and health institutes in Israel is increasing continuously, as in the rest of the Western world. This trend became a serious financial burden...
  15. ncbi request reprint Comparison of proton pump inhibitor-based triple therapy with losec and the generic drug, Omepradex, for efficacy of Helicobacter pylori eradication
    Yaron Niv
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Israel
    Dig Dis Sci 50:623-5. 2005
    ..There is no statistically significant difference between Losec and the generic drug Omepradex as part of a PPI-based triple therapy for eradication efficacy of Helicobacter pylori...
  16. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of omeprazole- versus lansoprazole-based triple therapy for Helicobacter pylori eradication
    Yaron Niv
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tiqva, Israel
    Dig Dis Sci 50:839-41. 2005
    ..There is no statistically significant difference between omeprazole and lansoprazole as part of a PPI-based triple therapy for eradication of H. pylori...
  17. ncbi request reprint 13C-urea breath test for success of Helicobacter pylori eradication: study of 5885 Israeli patients
    Y Niv
    Helicobacter Pylori Central Laboratory, Clalit Health Services, and Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Dig Dis Sci 50:1513-6. 2005
    ..Our results suggest that origin, history of peptic disease, and chronic PPI use are predictors of eradication failure...
  18. doi request reprint Screening colonoscopy for colorectal cancer in asymptomatic people: a meta-analysis
    Yaron Niv
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Hospital, Petach Tikva, 49100, Israel
    Dig Dis Sci 53:3049-54. 2008
    ..We looked for the diagnostic yield of the procedure as well as for its safety in a screening setting...
  19. pmc MUC1 and colorectal cancer pathophysiology considerations
    Yaron Niv
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Petach Tikva 49100, Israel
    World J Gastroenterol 14:2139-41. 2008
    ..This mechanism may be similar to that just described for DCC and UNC5H, which induced apoptosis when not engaged with their ligand netrin, but mediate signals for proliferation, differentiation or migration when ligand bound...
  20. doi request reprint Helicobacter pylori recurrence in developed and developing countries: meta-analysis of 13C-urea breath test follow-up after eradication
    Yaron Niv
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Hospital, Petach Tikva and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Helicobacter 13:56-61. 2008
    ..The aim of the study was to analyze recurrence rates in developed and developing countries and to deduce the relative roles of recrudescence and reinfection...
  21. ncbi request reprint Helicobacter pylori recurrence and infection rate in Israeli adults
    Yaron Niv
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Hospital, Tel Aviv University, Petach Tikva, Israel
    Dig Dis Sci 53:1211-4. 2008
    ..Such figures are very important in terms of determining clinical strategy and outcome...
  22. ncbi request reprint [Clinical summary of the first 500 patients in the gastrointestinal soldiers' clinic in Beilinson hospital]
    Yaron Niv
    Rabin Medical Center, Tel Aviv University
    Harefuah 148:76-9, 141. 2009
    ..The Soldiers' Clinic for gastrointestinal diseases was established in the Rabin Medical Center in 2006, for better management of these problems...
  23. ncbi request reprint [Combination of colonoscopy and fecal occult blood test]
    Y Niv
    Harefuah 145:843. 2006
  24. ncbi request reprint [Colonoscopy for early detection of colorectal cancer in average-risk population]
    Y Niv
    Harefuah 145:841-2. 2006
  25. doi request reprint Patients with sporadic colorectal cancer or advanced adenomatous polyp have elevated anti-JC virus antibody titer in comparison with healthy controls: a cross-sectional study
    Yaron Niv
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Hospital, Tel Aviv University, Petach Tikva, Israel
    J Clin Gastroenterol 44:489-94. 2010
    ..Antibodies against JCV can be found in the sera of many people with and without colorectal carcinoma (CRC). We hypothesized that JCV antibody titer will be higher in CRC patients than in healthy controls...
  26. doi request reprint H. pylori/NSAID--negative peptic ulcer--the mucin theory
    Yaron Niv
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Med Hypotheses 75:433-5. 2010
    ..Mucin genetic or epigenetic changes may be blamed for idiopathic peptic ulcer disease, but this hypothesis should be further investigated...
  27. doi request reprint hMLH1 promoter methylation and JC virus T antigen presence in the tumor tissue of colorectal cancer Israeli patients of different ethnic groups
    Yaron Niv
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Hospital, and Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 22:938-41. 2010
    ..Hypermethylation of tumor suppressor genes' promoter and JC virus infection may be etiologic factors in the development of colorectal cancer (CRC)...
  28. ncbi request reprint [Surveillance of patients after colonoscopic polypectomy and curative resection of colorectal cancer]
    Yaron Niv
    Gastrointestinal Oncology Section, Israeli Gastroenterology Association
    Harefuah 149:670-3, 682. 2010
    ..After low anterior resection, the recurrence rate may be high and patients who have not undergone radiation therapy nor mesorectal resection should undergo sigmoidoscopy every 3-6 months for 2-3 years after surgery...
  29. ncbi request reprint 13C-urea breath test, referral patterns, and results in children
    Yaron Niv
    Department of Gastroenterology, Beilinson Campus, Rabin Medical Center, Petach Tiqwa, 49100, Israel
    J Clin Gastroenterol 37:142-6. 2003
    ..The secondary aim is to investigate the result of different treatment combinations for Hp eradication...
  30. ncbi request reprint Association between gastric acid and mucin secretion in dyspeptic patients
    Y Niv
    Department of Gastroenterology, Beilinson Campus, Rabin Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Digestion 65:141-8. 2002
    ..The maintenance of an intact gastric mucosa implies a balance between aggressive, such as acid, and protective factors such as mucin. We examined gastric aspirates to determine a possible correlation between gastric acid and mucin contents...
  31. ncbi request reprint Gastroesophageal reflux disease: a need for guidelines for the primary care physician
    Yaron Niv
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center Beilinson Campus, Petah Tiqva, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 4:684-6. 2002
    ..Guidelines are important for keeping family physicians informed of the constant developments in many fields of medicine...
  32. ncbi request reprint Survey of the opinions, knowledge and practices of surgeons and internists regarding Helicobacter pylori test-and-treat policy
    Yaron Niv
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, Belinson Campus, Petach Tikva, Israel
    J Clin Gastroenterol 36:139-43. 2003
    ..Guidelines for a test-and-treat policy have been published by the European H. pylori working group in Maastricht...
  33. ncbi request reprint Indications for percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy insertion: ethical aspects
    Yaron Niv
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Tel Aviv University, Petach Tikva, Israel
    Dig Dis 20:253-6. 2002
    ..Since the 30-day mortality after PEG insertion is very high for patients hospitalized in a general medical center, a 'cooling off' period of 30-60 days should be scheduled from the time of the PEG request to actual insertion...
  34. ncbi request reprint Family history of gastric cancer: should we test and treat for Helicobacter pylori?
    Yaron Niv
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    J Clin Gastroenterol 36:204-8. 2003
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  35. ncbi request reprint The alkaline tide phenomenon
    Yaron Niv
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus and Sackler School of Medicine, University of Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Clin Gastroenterol 35:5-8. 2002
    ..Efflux of bicarbonate into the blood after acid secretion can be detected and is known as the alkaline tide. Determination of the alkaline tide has been used to measure acid secretion. In this review, we summarize the published data...
  36. ncbi request reprint Ethical aspects of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy insertion
    Yaron Niv
    Dept of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center Beilinson Campus, Petah Tiqva 49101, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 5:212-3. 2003
  37. ncbi request reprint Modulation of mucin synthesis by gamma-interferon in human colon adenocarcinoma cells
    Yaron Niv
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Digestion 67:50-5. 2003
    ..Since many tumor-associated antigens are mucins, we investigated the effect of recombinant human gamma-interferon on mucin production and secretion by colon cancer cell lines...
  38. ncbi request reprint Hyperplastic gastric polyposis, hypergastrinaemia and colorectal neoplasia: a description of four cases
    Yaron Niv
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Centre, Tel Aviv University, Zrifin, Israel
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 15:1361-6. 2003
    ..This report describes gastric polyposis, hypergastrinaemia and colorectal neoplasms in four elderly patients...
  39. ncbi request reprint Screening the average risk population for colorectal cancer: the Israeli experience 1985-97
    Yaron Niv
    Gastroenterology Department, Rabin Medical Centre, Beilinson Campus, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Colorectal Dis 5:358-61. 2003
    ..In this study the Israeli experience between 1985 and 1997 was documented...
  40. ncbi request reprint [Surveillance of patients with gastric intestinal metaplasia and dysplasia]
    Alexander Vilkin
    The Section of Gastrointestinal Oncology, the Israeli Gastroenterology Association
    Harefuah 150:266-8, 302. 2011
    ..Patients with confirmed high grade dysplasia should be considered for gastrectomy or local endoscopic resection because of high probability for development of adenocarcinoma...
  41. ncbi request reprint Gender medicine in gastroenterology
    Yaron Niv
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Petah Tikva, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 13:244-6. 2011
    ..In this review I will describe some of the evidence for gender differences in gastrointestinal diseases. Gender medicine and its application for gastroenterology is a new field and one warranting research...
  42. doi request reprint Gradual cessation of proton pump inhibitor (PPI) treatment may prevent rebound acid secretion, measured by the alkaline tide method, in dyspepsia and reflux patients
    Yaron Niv
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, 39 Jabotinski Street, Petach Tikva 49100, Israel
    Med Hypotheses 77:451-2. 2011
    ..We hypothesize that gradual step down cessation of PPI will prevent this clinical relevant event. By measuring alkaline tide after PPI cessation we may prove this hypothesis...
  43. doi request reprint Identification of colorectal adenomas by a quantitative immunochemical faecal occult blood screening test depends on adenoma characteristics, development threshold used and number of tests performed
    P Rozen
    Gastroenterology Department, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Hospital, Petach Tikva
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 29:906-17. 2009
    ..Faecal occult blood tests (FOBT) are faulted by low sensitivity for advanced adenomatous polyps (AAP). Quantified, immunochemical, haemoglobin (Hb)-specific immunochemical FOBT (I-FOBT) measurements are now used for colorectal screening...
  44. doi request reprint Can patients at high risk for significant colorectal neoplasms and having normal quantitative faecal occult blood test postpone elective colonoscopy?
    R Hazazi
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Hospital, Petach Tikva, Israel
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 31:523-33. 2010
    ..Quantified, human haemoglobin (Hb)-specific, immunochemical faecal occult blood tests (I-FOBT) detect bleeding...
  45. doi request reprint Quantitative colonoscopic evaluation of relative efficiencies of an immunochemical faecal occult blood test and a sensitive guaiac test for detecting significant colorectal neoplasms
    P Rozen
    Gastroenterology Department, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Hospital, Petach Tikva, Israel
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 29:450-7. 2009
    ..Quantified, Hb- specific, immunochemical faecal occult blood tests (I-FOBT) are now used...
  46. ncbi request reprint Can quantification of faecal occult blood predetermine the need for colonoscopy in patients at risk for non-syndromic familial colorectal cancer?
    Z Levi
    Gastroenterology Department, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Hospital, Petach Tikva, Israel
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 24:1475-81. 2006
    ..The quantitative immunochemical faecal occult blood test for human haemoglobin is specific and sensitive for significant colorectal neoplasia (cancer or advanced adenomatous polyp)...
  47. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a novel continuous real time (13)C urea breath analyser for Helicobacter pylori
    H Shirin
    Department of Gastroenterology, The E Wolfson Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 15:389-94. 2001
    ..To evaluate the sensitivity and specificity of a new (13)C urea breath test, Oridion BreathID, for the diagnosis of Helicobacter pylori...
  48. ncbi request reprint Application of Maastricht 2-2000 guidelines for the management of Helicobacter pylori among specialists and primary care physicians in israel: are we missing the malignant potential of Helicobacter pylori?
    Haim Shirin
    Department of Gastroenterology, The E Wolfson Medical Center, Holon, Israel
    J Clin Gastroenterol 38:322-5. 2004
    ..The Maastricht 2-2000 guidelines on the current management of Helicobacter pylori infection were recently adopted by the Israeli Gastroenterological Association...
  49. ncbi request reprint Masking of 13C urea breath test by proton pump inhibitors is dependent on type of medication: comparison between omeprazole, pantoprazole, lansoprazole and esomeprazole
    A Levine
    Pediatric Gastroenterology Unit, The E Wolfson Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 20:117-22. 2004
    ..It is unclear at present if the dose or type of proton pump inhibitor or the type of test meal govern the apparent masking effect of proton pump inhibitors on the urea breath test...
  50. ncbi request reprint Colorectal cancer in the south of Israel; comparison of the clinical characteristics and survival between two periods, 1981-2 and 1986-7
    E Lebel
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Centre, Beilinson Campus, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Colorectal Dis 5:139-44. 2003
    ..Colorectal cancer has the highest incidence of all malignant tumours in men and women in Israel. The public was introduced to the concept of screening in the early 1980s, and full programs began in 1983...
  51. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with radiation exposure in patients with inflammatory bowel disease
    Z Levi
    Division of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Hospital, Petah Tikva and University of Tel Aviv, Israel
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 30:1128-36. 2009
    ..Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients undergo multiple radiological evaluations...
  52. ncbi request reprint Does Helicobacter pylori affect gastric mucin expression? Relationship between gastric antral mucin expression and H. pylori colonization
    S Morgenstern
    Department of Pathology, Rabin Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 13:19-23. 2001
    ..This study aimed to determine the distribution of MUC 5 and MUC 6 in the gastric antrum of dyspeptic patients, and to investigate changes in this pattern in the presence of H. pylori and after successful eradication...
  53. doi request reprint Prospective multicenter performance evaluation of the second-generation colon capsule compared with colonoscopy
    R Eliakim
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel
    Endoscopy 41:1026-31. 2009
    ..A second-generation capsule endoscopy system, using the PillCam Colon 2, was developed to increase sensitivity for colorectal polyp detection compared with the first-generation system. The performance of this new system is reported...
  54. ncbi request reprint A patient education program is cost-effective for preventing failure of endoscopic procedures in a gastroenterology department
    G Abuksis
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Petach-Tikva, Israel
    Am J Gastroenterol 96:1786-90. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: A pre-endoscopy patient education program apparently increase patient compliance, thereby decreasing both the need for repeated examinations and their attendant costs...
  55. ncbi request reprint Effect of cranberry juice on eradication of Helicobacter pylori in patients treated with antibiotics and a proton pump inhibitor
    Haim Shmuely
    Helicobacter pylori Research Institute, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tikva, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Mol Nutr Food Res 51:746-51. 2007
    ..9%) than in the placebo-OAC arm (n = 45, 80.0%) and non-placebo-OAC group (n = 287, 85.0%). These results suggest that the addition of cranberry to triple therapy improves the rate of H. pylori eradication in females...
  56. ncbi request reprint Susceptibility-guided vs. empiric retreatment of Helicobacter pylori infection after treatment failure
    Jacob Yahav
    Helicobacter Research Institute, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tiqva, Israel
    Dig Dis Sci 51:2316-21. 2006
    ..Susceptibility-guided retreatment appears to be significantly more effective than empiric retreatment in eradicating H. pylori after at least one previous treatment failure...
  57. ncbi request reprint Switching from tacrolimus to sirolimus halts the appearance of new sebaceous neoplasms in Muir-Torre syndrome
    Z Levi
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Hospital, Petach Tikva, Israel
    Am J Transplant 7:476-9. 2007
    ..Further studies on the potential use of sirolimus for the treatment of de novo tumors in immunosuppressed kidney transplant recipients with HNPCC are warranted...
  58. pmc Protective effect of faecal occult blood test screening for colorectal cancer: worse prognosis for screening refusers
    Y Niv
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Gut 50:33-7. 2002
    ..We tested the hypothesis that individuals offered FOBT screening but refused would have an increased incidence and worse prognosis for CRC compared with those tested and with controls...
  59. ncbi request reprint Primary and secondary nonvariceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding
    Michal Cohen
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Hospital, Petach Tikva, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    J Clin Gastroenterol 41:810-3. 2007
    ..Upper gastrointestinal (UGI) bleeding is associated with a mortality rate of up to 14% in emergency hospital admissions (primary bleeding), and up to 28% in hospitalized patients (secondary bleeding)...
  60. ncbi request reprint 13C-urea breath test to validate eradication of Helicobacter pylori in an Israeli population
    Eyal Gal
    Helicobacter Pylori Central Laboratory, Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Clalit Health Services, Petach Tiqva, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 5:98-100. 2003
    ..The 13C-urea breath test is the best non-invasive test to validate Helicobacter pylori eradication. Serology is unreliable for this purpose due to the slow and unpredictable decline in the antibody titer...
  61. pmc Microsatellite instability, MLH1 promoter methylation, and BRAF mutation analysis in sporadic colorectal cancers of different ethnic groups in Israel
    Alex Vilkin
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Hospital, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Cancer 115:760-9. 2009
    ..The authors of this report hypothesized that environmental factors and lifestyle differences among various ethnic groups may differentially influence the epigenetic regulation of tumor suppressor genes in CRC...
  62. ncbi request reprint Colonosopy screening and surveillance of colorectal cancer and polyps: physicians' knowledge
    Ibrahim Zbidi
    Gastroenterology Unit, Bat Yamon Clinic, Clalit Health Services, Bat Yam, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 9:862-5. 2007
    ..The adherence of referring physicians to the accepted recommendations can prevent long waiting lists for colonoscopy and save lives, costs and resources...
  63. doi request reprint JC virus T-Antigen DNA in gastrointestinal mucosa of immunosuppressed patients: a prospective, controlled study
    Doron Boltin
    Department of Internal Medicine 6, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Dig Dis Sci 55:1975-81. 2010
    ..We proposed that the prevalence of JCV T-Ag DNA is higher in the normal gastrointestinal (GI) mucosa of immunosuppressed patients compared with their immunocompetent counterparts...
  64. ncbi request reprint Histological changes in the gastric mucosa after Helicobacter pylori eradication
    Suzana Fichman
    Department of Pathology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tiqwa, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 16:1183-8. 2004
    ..The aim of this study is to assess the reversibility of these mucosal changes after H. pylori eradication...
  65. ncbi request reprint Microsatellite instability and MLH1 promoter hypermethylation in colorectal cancer
    Yaron Niv
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Hospital, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    World J Gastroenterol 13:1767-9. 2007
    ..Better knowledge of this process will have a huge impact on colorectal cancer management, prevention, treatment and prognosis...
  66. ncbi request reprint Screening for colorectal cancer in personnel of an academic medical center
    Zohar Levi
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Hospital, Petach Tikva and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Dig Dis Sci 52:2301-4. 2007
    ..In conclusion, using hospital facilities, we initiated a unique CRC screening program for employees. Our method may be applicable in other medical centers for the detection of adenomas and CRCs in the early, curative stages...
  67. ncbi request reprint A quantitative immunochemical fecal occult blood test for colorectal neoplasia
    Zohar Levi
    Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Hospital, Petach Tikva, Israel
    Ann Intern Med 146:244-55. 2007
    ..Automated-development, immunochemical FOBT is quality-controlled, is specific for human hemoglobin, and does not require diet restriction...
  68. ncbi request reprint In vitro activity of levofloxacin against Helicobacter pylori isolates from patients after treatment failure
    Jacob Yahav
    Helicobacter Research Institute, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tikva 49100, Israel
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 55:81-3. 2006
    ..Physicians should consider triple therapy with omeprazole, LEV, and AMP in patients unsuccessfully treated with first- and second-line regimens...
  69. doi request reprint Sensitivity, but not specificity, of a quantitative immunochemical fecal occult blood test for neoplasia is slightly increased by the use of low-dose aspirin, NSAIDs, and anticoagulants
    Zohar Levi
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petach Tikvah, Israel
    Am J Gastroenterol 104:933-8. 2009
    ..We evaluated the effect of the use of aspirin, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS), and anticoagulants on the performance of immunochemical fecal occult blood test (I-FOBT)...
  70. ncbi request reprint A quantitative immunochemical faecal occult blood test is more efficient for detecting significant colorectal neoplasia than a sensitive guaiac test
    Z Levi
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Hospital, Petach Tikva, Israel
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 23:1359-64. 2006
    ..We evaluated an automatically-developed, quantified human haemoglobin immunochemical faecal test, OC-MICRO (Eiken Chemical Co., Tokyo, Japan), to improve test specificity and so reduce the colonoscopy burden...
  71. ncbi request reprint Gastric corpus mucin expression after partial gastrectomy, in relation to colonization with Helicobacter pylori
    S Morgenstern
    Department of Pathology, Rabin Medical Center, Tel-Aviv University, Israel
    J Clin Gastroenterol 32:218-21. 2001
    ..pylori-positive and -negative patients in the postoperative stomach. MUC6 expression was higher in the foveola in H. pylori-positive patients, whereas there was no difference in the other cell layers...
  72. doi request reprint Appropriateness of gastrointestinal consultations for hospitalized patients in an academic medical center
    M Cohen
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Hospital, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    J Postgrad Med 56:17-20. 2010
    ..Sometimes the referrals are not justified, consuming time and money without a significant change in the patient outcome...
  73. ncbi request reprint Relationship between Helicobacter pylori CagA status and colorectal cancer
    H Shmuely
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Petah Tikva, Israel
    Am J Gastroenterol 96:3406-10. 2001
    ..pylori, CagA+ seropositivity is associated with increased risk for both gastric and colonic cancer. This finding should stimulate additional research into the role of cagA+ H. pylori infection in the development of colorectal cancer...
  74. ncbi request reprint A familial gastrointestinal cancer clinic: organization, aims and activities, 2004-2007
    Paul Rozen
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tikva, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 10:695-8. 2008
    ..Dedicated, organ-specific screening clinics have been shown to significantly reduce cancer morbidity and mortality...
  75. doi request reprint Predictors of specialized intestinal metaplasia in patients with an incidental irregular Z line
    Ram Dickman
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Hospital, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 22:135-8. 2010
    ..Data on the prevalence of specialized intestinal metaplasia (SIM) in biopsy taken from an incidental irregular Z line are scarce...
  76. doi request reprint PET/CT enterography in Crohn disease: correlation of disease activity on CT enterography with 18F-FDG uptake
    David Groshar
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Rabin Medical Center, Petah Tikva, Israel
    J Nucl Med 51:1009-14. 2010
    ....
  77. ncbi request reprint Effect of proton pump inhibitors on the continuous real time (13)C-urea breath test
    Haim Shirin
    Department of Gastroenterology, The E Wolfson Medical Center, Holon, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Am J Gastroenterol 98:46-50. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the accuracy of a new, continuous real time (13)C-urea breath test, BreathID, for the diagnosis of Helicobacter pylori in patients taking proton pump inhibitors (PPIs)...
  78. doi request reprint Helicobacter pylori and non-malignant diseases
    Haim Shirin
    Gastroenterology Department, Rabin Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Helicobacter 13:23-7. 2008
    ..There is still a lot to learn about the bacterium and host factors related to H. pylori infection and its complications...
  79. ncbi request reprint Performance characteristics and evaluation of an automated-developed and quantitative, immunochemical, fecal occult blood screening test
    Alex Vilkin
    Gastroenterology Department, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Hospital, Petach Tikva, Israel
    Am J Gastroenterol 100:2519-25. 2005
    ....
  80. ncbi request reprint Survey of primary physicians' knowledge of colorectal cancer screening
    Shlomo Birkenfeld
    Batiamon Gastroenterology Unit, Rabin Medical Center, Petah Tiqva, Clalit Health Services, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Clin Gastroenterol 40:64-7. 2006
    ....
  81. ncbi request reprint Open access gastroscopy in hospitalized patients
    Eyal Gal
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center Beilinson Campus, Petah Tikva, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 9:797-9. 2007
    ..Open access gastroscopy allows physicians to refer patients for endoscopic procedures without a prior consultation...
  82. ncbi request reprint Susceptibility of Helicobacter pylori isolates to the antiadhesion activity of a high-molecular-weight constituent of cranberry
    Haim Shmuely
    Helicobacter pylori Research Institute, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tikva, Israel
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 50:231-5. 2004
    ..There was no cross-resistance to the nondialysable material and metronidazole. These data suggest that a combination of antibiotics and a cranberry preparation may improve H. pylori eradication...
  83. ncbi request reprint Validation of a novel real time 13C urea breath test for rapid evaluation of Helicobacter pylori in children and adolescents
    Arie Levine
    Pediatric Gastroenterology Unit, Department of Gastroenterology, The E Wolfson Medical Center, Holon, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    J Pediatr 145:112-4. 2004
    ..Results were obtained within 10 minutes in 96% of patients. The test is rapid, user-friendly, and has 100% concordance with conventional diagnostic methods...
  84. pmc Dyspepsia symptoms and Helicobacter pylori infection, Nakuru, Kenya
    Haim Shmuely
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tikvah, Israel
    Emerg Infect Dis 9:1103-7. 2003
    ..However, young persons with dyspepsia had an unexpectedly high prevalence of H. pylori infection. H. pylori test-and-treat strategy should be considered in Kenyan patients with dyspepsia, particularly in persons <30 years of age...
  85. ncbi request reprint Resistance of Helicobacter pylori isolated in Israel to metronidazole, clarithromycin, tetracycline, amoxicillin and cefixime
    Zmira Samra
    Microbiology Laboratories, Helicobacter pylori Research Institute, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tiqva, Israel
    J Antimicrob Chemother 49:1023-6. 2002
    ..7% and 38.2% for metronidazole (MIC >or= 8 mg/L) (P = 0.03); 46.4% and 8.2% for clarithromycin (MIC >or= 2 mg/L) (P < 0.001). Therapeutic outcome would benefit from susceptibility testing, especially after treatment failure...
  86. ncbi request reprint Appendectomy is more frequent but not a risk factor in Crohn's disease while being protective in ulcerative colitis: a comparison of surgical procedures in inflammatory bowel disease
    S Reif
    Department of Gastroenterology, Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Israel
    Am J Gastroenterol 96:829-32. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Appendectomy is protective in UC; it is more frequent, but not a risk factor in CD. The role of cholecystectomy should be investigated further...
  87. ncbi request reprint Abolition of pentagastrin-stimulated alkaline tide using the carbonic anhydrase inhibitor acetazolamide
    A Regev
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center (Beilinson Campus, Petah Tiqva, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 3:247-50. 2001
    ..44). CONCLUSION: Pretreatment with acetazolamide abolished the alkaline tide induced by pentagastrin. This finding supports the view that carbonic anhydrase has a major role in the alkaline tide phenomenon...
  88. ncbi request reprint Case-control study of screening colonoscopy in relatives of patients with colorectal cancer
    Yaron Niv
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tiqwa, Israel
    Am J Gastroenterol 98:486-9. 2003
    ..Screening by sigmoidoscopy has been found to reduce mortality from cancer of the rectum and distal colon. Case-control studies provide an alternative method for determining the efficacy of screening methods...
  89. ncbi request reprint Cancer disease predictive diagnosis: BAT/CD3-positive lymphocytes in cancer patients
    Britta Hardy
    Felsenstein Medical Research Center, Rabin Medical Center Beilinson Campus, Petah Tikva 49100, Israel
    Int J Oncol 26:971-5. 2005
    ..These findings may have a potential diagnostic significance and also assist in the evaluation of strategies for the therapeutic use of BAT for different cancer patients...
  90. doi request reprint The prevalence of Crohn's disease in Israel: a 20-year survey
    Ibrahim Zvidi
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Clalit Health Services, and Tel Aviv University, 39 Jabotinski Street, Petach Tikva, 49100, Israel
    Dig Dis Sci 54:848-52. 2009
    ..The previous two surveys were 10 years apart, in 1987 and 1997, demonstrating an increase in Crohn's disease prevalence. The aim of the present study was to confirm the trend for increasing Crohn's disease prevalence in Israel...
  91. doi request reprint Cumulative evaluation of a quantitative immunochemical fecal occult blood test to determine its optimal clinical use
    Paul Rozen
    Gastroenterology Department, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Hospital, Petach Tikva, Israel
    Cancer 116:2115-25. 2010
    ....
  92. ncbi request reprint Portal hypertension induces sodium channel expression in colonocytes from the distal colon of the rat
    G M Fraser
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, University of Tel Aviv, Petach Tikva 49100, Israel
    Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol 279:G886-92. 2000
    ..We conclude that PVL leads to induction of ENaC in rat distal colon. An increase in aldosterone levels may prevent natiuresis and is probably one of several control mechanisms involved in Na(+) retention in portal hypertension...
  93. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a desk top instrument for the automated development and immunochemical quantification of fecal occult blood
    Paul Rozen
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Hospital, Petach Tikva, Israel
    Med Sci Monit 12:MT27-32. 2006
    ..The automated-developed, quantitative, immunochemical human Hb FOBT (I-FOBT) is specific, allows for quality control and selection of a suitable Hb level, with optimal sensitivity and specificity, for colonoscopy...
  94. ncbi request reprint Minidose aspirin and gastrointestinal bleeding--a retrospective, case-control study in hospitalized patients
    Boris Sapoznikov
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Dig Dis Sci 50:1621-4. 2005
    ..There appears to be an association between minidose aspirin treatment and hospitalization for upper gastrointestinal tract bleeding. Despite the advanced age of the patients, only one-quarter were treated with gastric protective agent...
  95. doi request reprint The prevalence of ulcerative colitis in Israel: a twenty-year survey
    Shlomo Birkenfeld
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Petach Tikva, Israel
    J Clin Gastroenterol 43:743-6. 2009
    ..The previous 2 surveys were 10 years apart, in 1987 and 1997, demonstrating an increase in ulcerative colitis (UC) prevalence. The aim of the present study was to confirm the trend for increasing UC prevalence in Israel...
  96. ncbi request reprint Capsule endoscopy examination--preliminary review by a nurse
    Yaron Niv
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petach Tikva, 49100, Israel
    Dig Dis Sci 50:2121-4. 2005
    ..The use of nurse practitioner to pre-read CE videos and prepare thumbnail selections for further assessment by the gastroenterologist appears to be safe, reliable, and cost effective...
  97. ncbi request reprint Outcome of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG): comparison of two policies in a 4-year experience
    Galia Abuksis
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petach Tikva and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Clin Nutr 23:341-6. 2004
    ..Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) is the technique of choice for long-term enteral nutrition. Though safe and technically simple, PEG has been associated with significant morbidity and mortality...
  98. ncbi request reprint Capsule endoscopy - comparison of two strategies of bowel preparation
    Y Niv
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tiqva, and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 22:957-62. 2005
    ..Capsule endoscopy can identify lesions of the small bowel that cannot be detected by other techniques. In addition to patient safety, quality of care and cost-efficiency, good preparation is an important factor for good visualization...
  99. doi request reprint The prevalence of gastrointestinal diseases in Israeli adolescents and its association with body mass index, gender, and Jewish ethnicity
    Dan Avi Landau
    Israeli Air Force Aero Medical Center
    J Clin Gastroenterol 42:903-9. 2008
    ..The objectives of this study were to describe gastrointestinal (GI) disease prevalence in Israeli adolescents, and possible associations between prevalence and body mass index (BMI), sex and Jewish ethnicity...
  100. pmc H pylori recurrence after successful eradication
    Yaron Niv
    World J Gastroenterol 14:1477-8. 2008
    ..A different approach for follow-up after H pylori eradication is probably needed in patients of developing countries, since reinfection is highly prevalent...