Amnon Zung

Summary

Affiliation: Rabin Medical Center
Country: Israel

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Soy-derived isoflavones treatment in children with hypercholesterolemia: a pilot study
    Amnon Zung
    Pediatric Endocrinology Unit, Kaplan Medical Center, Rehovot, Israel
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 23:133-41. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Increase in the incidence of type 1 diabetes in Israeli children following the Second Lebanon War
    Amnon Zung
    Pediatric Endocrinology Unit, Kaplan Medical Center, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rehovot 76100, Israel
    Pediatr Diabetes 13:326-33. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Lack of association between seroconversion and catch-up growth in children with celiac disease
    Amnon Zung
    Pediatric Endocrinology Unit, Kaplan Medical Center, Affiliated with the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rehovot, Israel
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 25:131-7. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Proximal 19q trisomy: a new syndrome of morbid obesity and mental retardation
    Amnon Zung
    Pediatric Endocrinology Unit, Kaplan Medical Center, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
    Horm Res 67:105-10. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Neonatal hyperthyrotropinemia: population characteristics, diagnosis, management and outcome after cessation of therapy
    Amnon Zung
    Pediatric Endocrinology Unit, Kaplan Medical Center, Rehovot, Israel
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 72:264-71. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Breast development in the first 2 years of life: an association with soy-based infant formulas
    Amnon Zung
    Pediatric Endocrinology Unit, Kaplan Medical Center, Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem, Israel
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 46:191-5. 2008
  7. doi request reprint A child with a deletion in the monocarboxylate transporter 8 gene: 7-year follow-up and effects of thyroid hormone treatment
    Amnon Zung
    Pediatric Endocrinology Unit, Kaplan Medical Center, Affiliated with the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rehovot 76100, Israel Department of Internal Medicine, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Endocrinol 165:823-30. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Familial Mediterranean fever and growth: effect of disease severity and colchicine treatment
    Amnon Zung
    Pediatric Endocrinology Unit, Kaplan Medical Center, Rehovot, Israel
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 19:155-60. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Beta-adrenergic hyperresponsiveness in compensated hypothyroidism associated with Down syndrome
    Amnon Zung
    Pediatric Endocrine Unit, Kaplan Medical Center Hadassah Medical School, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rehovot 76100, Israel
    Pediatr Res 58:66-70. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Type 1 diabetes in Jewish Ethiopian immigrants in Israel: HLA class II immunogenetics and contribution of new environment
    A Zung
    Pediatric Endocrinology Unit, Kaplan Medical Center, Rehovot, Israel
    Hum Immunol 65:1463-8. 2004

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. ncbi request reprint Soy-derived isoflavones treatment in children with hypercholesterolemia: a pilot study
    Amnon Zung
    Pediatric Endocrinology Unit, Kaplan Medical Center, Rehovot, Israel
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 23:133-41. 2010
    ..To evaluate for the first time in children the effect of soy-derived isoflavones on lipid profile and insulin resistance...
  2. doi request reprint Increase in the incidence of type 1 diabetes in Israeli children following the Second Lebanon War
    Amnon Zung
    Pediatric Endocrinology Unit, Kaplan Medical Center, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rehovot 76100, Israel
    Pediatr Diabetes 13:326-33. 2012
    ..The precipitating cause is unclear. Recently, the Second Lebanon War exposed a large civilian population in northern Israel to significant psychological stress in the form of repeated barrages of missile attacks...
  3. ncbi request reprint Lack of association between seroconversion and catch-up growth in children with celiac disease
    Amnon Zung
    Pediatric Endocrinology Unit, Kaplan Medical Center, Affiliated with the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rehovot, Israel
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 25:131-7. 2012
    ..To assess the association between seroconversion and catch-up growth during the first year of a gluten-free diet (GFD) program in children with celiac disease (CD)...
  4. ncbi request reprint Proximal 19q trisomy: a new syndrome of morbid obesity and mental retardation
    Amnon Zung
    Pediatric Endocrinology Unit, Kaplan Medical Center, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
    Horm Res 67:105-10. 2007
    ..To report on the clinical and metabolic characteristic and the unique chromosomal defect of a mentally retarded and morbidly obese patient...
  5. doi request reprint Neonatal hyperthyrotropinemia: population characteristics, diagnosis, management and outcome after cessation of therapy
    Amnon Zung
    Pediatric Endocrinology Unit, Kaplan Medical Center, Rehovot, Israel
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 72:264-71. 2010
    ..We also aimed to recommend optimal treatment in these forms of thyroid impairment...
  6. doi request reprint Breast development in the first 2 years of life: an association with soy-based infant formulas
    Amnon Zung
    Pediatric Endocrinology Unit, Kaplan Medical Center, Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem, Israel
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 46:191-5. 2008
    ..To evaluate the estrogenic effect of soy-based formulas in female infants. These formulas contain significant amounts of phytoestrogens, compounds with structural similarity to estradiol...
  7. doi request reprint A child with a deletion in the monocarboxylate transporter 8 gene: 7-year follow-up and effects of thyroid hormone treatment
    Amnon Zung
    Pediatric Endocrinology Unit, Kaplan Medical Center, Affiliated with the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rehovot 76100, Israel Department of Internal Medicine, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Endocrinol 165:823-30. 2011
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  8. ncbi request reprint Familial Mediterranean fever and growth: effect of disease severity and colchicine treatment
    Amnon Zung
    Pediatric Endocrinology Unit, Kaplan Medical Center, Rehovot, Israel
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 19:155-60. 2006
    ..To evaluate the effect of disease severity and colchicine treatment on height and weight parameters in children with familial Mediterranean fever (FMF)...
  9. ncbi request reprint Beta-adrenergic hyperresponsiveness in compensated hypothyroidism associated with Down syndrome
    Amnon Zung
    Pediatric Endocrine Unit, Kaplan Medical Center Hadassah Medical School, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rehovot 76100, Israel
    Pediatr Res 58:66-70. 2005
    ..If this observation is applicable to the thyroid gland, then it may reflect a mechanism in which negative effects on cell growth or responsiveness to TSH lead to CH...
  10. ncbi request reprint Type 1 diabetes in Jewish Ethiopian immigrants in Israel: HLA class II immunogenetics and contribution of new environment
    A Zung
    Pediatric Endocrinology Unit, Kaplan Medical Center, Rehovot, Israel
    Hum Immunol 65:1463-8. 2004
    ..621, p = 0.04). We concluded that ongoing exposure of genetically predisposed immigrants from Ethiopia to diabetogenic environmental factors eventually leads to a high incidence of overt diabetes in this ethnic group...
  11. ncbi request reprint Glibenclamide treatment in permanent neonatal diabetes mellitus due to an activating mutation in Kir6.2
    Amnon Zung
    Pediatric Endocrinology Unit, Kaplan Medical Center, Affiliated with Hadassah Medical School, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rehovot 76100, Israel
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 89:5504-7. 2004
    ..This study demonstrates the feasibility of oral sulfonylurea treatment in PNDM patients with Kir6.2 mutations even during infancy, and the superiority of this approach over insulin administration...
  12. doi request reprint Adrenal cortisol secretion capacity in children and adolescents with new-onset, mild Crohn's disease
    Amnon Zung
    Pediatric Endocrinology Unit, Kaplan Medical Center, Affiliated with the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rehovot 76100, Israel
    J Pediatr 156:296-301. 2010
    ..To evaluate the integrity of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis in active Crohn's disease (CD) among children and adolescents...
  13. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal monitoring of bone measured by quantitative multisite ultrasound in patients with Crohn's disease
    Zvi Zadik
    Pediatric Endocrine Unit, Kaplan Medical Center, Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem, Israel
    J Clin Gastroenterol 39:120-3. 2005
    ..This may cause a suboptimal peak bone mass and thereby susceptibility to osteoporosis at an early age...
  14. ncbi request reprint Adult height and weight of breast-fed and bottle-fed Israeli infants
    Zvi Zadik
    The Pediatric Endocrine Unit, Kaplan Medical Center, Hadassah Medical School, Rehovot, Israel
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 37:462-7. 2003
    ..Breast-fed infants grow more slowly than bottle-fed infants. This growth deceleration sometimes alarms health care personnel to the point of considering other forms of nutrition...
  15. doi request reprint Effect of polymorphism in insulin locus and HLA on type 1 diabetes in four ethnic groups in Israel
    G Benedek
    The Lautenberg Center for General and Tumor Immunology, Hebrew University Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem, Israel
    Tissue Antigens 73:33-8. 2009
    ..Only in the Ashkenazi group such interaction was presented with statistical significance...
  16. ncbi request reprint Effect of nutrition on growth in short stature before and during growth-hormone therapy
    Zvi Zadik
    Pediatric Endocrine Unit, Kaplan Hospital, Rehovot 76100, Israel
    Pediatrics 116:68-72. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to study the effect of caloric intake on growth before and during GH therapy...
  17. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal monitoring of bone accretion measured by quantitative multi-site ultrasound (QUS) of bones in patients with delayed puberty (a pilot study)
    Zvi Zadik
    The Pediatric Endocrine Unit, Kaplan Medical Center, Hadassah Medical School, 76100 Rehovot, Israel
    Osteoporos Int 16:1036-41. 2005
    ..to compare the effect of anabolic agents on bone accretion in boys with constitutional delay of puberty (CGDP)...
  18. doi request reprint Neonatal hyperthyrotropinemia is associated with low birth weight: a twin study
    Amnon Zung
    Pediatric Endocrinology Unit, Kaplan Medical Center, Affiliated with the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rehovot 76100, Israel
    Eur J Endocrinol 168:263-9. 2013
    ..We aimed to evaluate the association between neonatal HT and birth weight (BW), recovery rate of the disorder, and possible association with perinatal stress...
  19. ncbi request reprint Acarbose treatment of infant dumping syndrome: extensive study of glucose dynamics and long-term follow-up
    Amnon Zung
    Pediatric Endocrine Unit, Kaplan Medical Center, Rehovot, Israel
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 16:907-15. 2003
    ..In a follow-up of 14 months, acarbose was well tolerated and the frequency of dumping symptoms was remarkably reduced...
  20. ncbi request reprint MODY type 2 in Greig cephalopolysyndactyly syndrome (GCPS) as part of a contiguous gene deletion syndrome
    Amnon Zung
    Pediatric Endocrinology Unit, Kaplan Medical Center, Rehovot, Israel
    Am J Med Genet A 155:2469-72. 2011
    ..Our patient manifests a unique form of MODY2, where GCK gene deletion is part of a large deleted segment in the 7p13-15 chromosomal region...
  21. doi request reprint Inhaled fluticasone causes iatrogenic cushing's syndrome in patients treated with Ritonavir
    Keren Mahlab-Guri
    Clinical Immunology, Allergy and AIDS, Kaplan Medical Center, Rehovot, Israel
    J Asthma 48:860-3. 2011
    ..This may cause Cushing's syndrome (laboratory and clinical) with adrenal suppression...
  22. ncbi request reprint Interrelationship between insulin, leptin and growth hormone in growth hormone-treated children
    Z Zadik
    Pediatric Endocrine Unit, Kaplan Medical Center, Rehovot, Israel
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 25:538-42. 2001
    ..The aim of the study was to examine insulin homeostasis during growth hormone (GH) therapy, and to investigate the effect of GH treatment on insulin and leptin concentration in obese children...
  23. ncbi request reprint Congenital hyperreninemic hypoaldosteronism in Israel: sequence analysis of CYP11B2 gene
    Esther Leshinsky-Silver
    Molecular Genetics Laboratory, E Wolfson Medical Center, Holon, Israel
    Horm Res 66:73-8. 2006
    ..In a few cases with presumed aldosterone synthase deficiency no mutations in CYP11B2 gene have been identified. We describe a molecular and endocrine evaluation of seven cases of congenital hyperreninemic hypoaldosteronism in Israel...
  24. pmc Continuous subcutaneous glucose monitoring in children with type 1 diabetes
    Amnon Zung
    Pediatrics 109:347. 2002