Yoram Epstein

Summary

Affiliation: Tel Aviv University
Country: Israel

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Exertional heat stroke: a case series
    Y Epstein
    IDF Institute of Military Physiology, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 31:224-8. 1999
  2. ncbi request reprint Exertional heat stroke--the prevention of a medical emergency
    Y Epstein
    Heller Institute of Medical Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    J Basic Clin Physiol Pharmacol 11:395-401. 2000
  3. doi request reprint The pathopysiology of heat stroke: an integrative view of the final common pathway
    Y Epstein
    Sheba Medical Center, Heller Institute of Medical Research, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 21:742-8. 2011
  4. doi request reprint The effect of air permeability characteristics of protective garments on the induced physiological strain under exercise-heat stress
    Yoram Epstein
    Heller Institute of Medical Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Ann Occup Hyg 57:866-74. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint Fatal exertional heat stroke: a case series
    Moshe Rav-Acha
    Heller Institute of Medical Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Am J Med Sci 328:84-7. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint [Fluid and sodium balance during exercise--standpoint]
    Chen Makranz
    The Heller Institute of Medical Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer
    Harefuah 151:107-10, 126. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Hand immersion in cold water alleviating physiological strain and increasing tolerance to uncompensable heat stress
    Gennadi A Khomenok
    Institute of Military Physiology, Heller Institute of Medical Research, Sheba Medical Center, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, 52621, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Eur J Appl Physiol 104:303-9. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Heat stroke : a review of cooling methods
    Eran Hadad
    Sheba Medical Center, Heller Institute of Medical Research, Tel Hashomer, and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Sports Med 34:501-11. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Heat acclimation and performance in hypoxic conditions
    Yuval Heled
    Heller Institute of Medical Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Aviat Space Environ Med 83:649-53. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint The heat tolerance test: an efficient screening tool for evaluating susceptibility to heat
    Daniel S Moran
    Heller Institute of Medical Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    J Sport Rehabil 16:215-21. 2007

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. ncbi request reprint Exertional heat stroke: a case series
    Y Epstein
    IDF Institute of Military Physiology, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 31:224-8. 1999
    ..EHS is thought to coincide with previously healthy, highly motivated, and relatively untrained individuals exerting in hot environments for long periods...
  2. ncbi request reprint Exertional heat stroke--the prevention of a medical emergency
    Y Epstein
    Heller Institute of Medical Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    J Basic Clin Physiol Pharmacol 11:395-401. 2000
    ..In our experience, most incidences are a consequence of disregarding safety regulations. The application of simple and reasonable measures will not only prevent accidents from happening, but will also result in better trained soldiers...
  3. doi request reprint The pathopysiology of heat stroke: an integrative view of the final common pathway
    Y Epstein
    Sheba Medical Center, Heller Institute of Medical Research, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 21:742-8. 2011
    ..This review integrates the current theoretical and accepted knowledge of physiological alterations into one model that depicts a common pathway from heat stress to heat stroke...
  4. doi request reprint The effect of air permeability characteristics of protective garments on the induced physiological strain under exercise-heat stress
    Yoram Epstein
    Heller Institute of Medical Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Ann Occup Hyg 57:866-74. 2013
    ..The present study compared the physiological strain induced by CPCs and evaluates the relative importance of the fabrics' Rct, Ret, and air permeability in determining heat strain...
  5. ncbi request reprint Fatal exertional heat stroke: a case series
    Moshe Rav-Acha
    Heller Institute of Medical Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Am J Med Sci 328:84-7. 2004
    ..The consequent elevated body core temperature causes damage to the body's tissues, resulting in a characteristic multiorgan syndrome, which is occasionally fatal...
  6. ncbi request reprint [Fluid and sodium balance during exercise--standpoint]
    Chen Makranz
    The Heller Institute of Medical Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer
    Harefuah 151:107-10, 126. 2012
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  7. ncbi request reprint Hand immersion in cold water alleviating physiological strain and increasing tolerance to uncompensable heat stress
    Gennadi A Khomenok
    Institute of Military Physiology, Heller Institute of Medical Research, Sheba Medical Center, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, 52621, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Eur J Appl Physiol 104:303-9. 2008
    ..The method is convenient, simple, and allows longer working periods in hot or contaminated areas with shorter resting periods...
  8. ncbi request reprint Heat stroke : a review of cooling methods
    Eran Hadad
    Sheba Medical Center, Heller Institute of Medical Research, Tel Hashomer, and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Sports Med 34:501-11. 2004
    ..In the emergency department, management should be matched to the patient's age and medical background and include immersion in ice water (1-5 degrees C) or evaporative cooling...
  9. ncbi request reprint Heat acclimation and performance in hypoxic conditions
    Yuval Heled
    Heller Institute of Medical Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Aviat Space Environ Med 83:649-53. 2012
    ..Heat and hypoxia have been shown to share some adaptive mechanisms. The purpose of this study was to test the possibility that prior heat acclimation may preserve performance under hypoxia...
  10. ncbi request reprint The heat tolerance test: an efficient screening tool for evaluating susceptibility to heat
    Daniel S Moran
    Heller Institute of Medical Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    J Sport Rehabil 16:215-21. 2007
    ..Individuals in the population who are not able to sustain heat and whose body temperature will start rising earlier and at a higher rate than that of others, under the same conditions, are defined as "heat intolerant."..
  11. doi request reprint Differences in physical fitness of male and female recruits in gender-integrated army basic training
    Ran Yanovich
    Heller Institute of Medical Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 40:S654-9. 2008
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  12. ncbi request reprint Heat tolerance in women--reconsidering the criteria
    Amit Druyan
    Heller Institute of Medical Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer 52621, Israel
    Aviat Space Environ Med 83:58-60. 2012
    ..Heat injuries and, thus, HTT among women have become more frequent. Due to potential gender-related physiological and thermoregulatory differences, we examined the necessity for validating the HTT protocol for women...
  13. doi request reprint Cytokines and their role in hyperthermia and heat stroke
    Yuval Heled
    Heller Institute of Medical Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    J Basic Clin Physiol Pharmacol 24:85-96. 2013
    ..The role of cytokines, specifically in the pathophysiology of heat stroke, is elaborated and depicted as part of a biaxial model pertaining to the physiological and cellular/biochemical aspects of heat stroke...
  14. pmc Clinical review: Treatment of heat stroke: should dantrolene be considered?
    Eran Hadad
    Heller Institute of Medical Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Crit Care 9:86-91. 2005
    ..Further trials are needed in order to assess the true effectiveness of dantrolene in HS...
  15. ncbi request reprint Thermal comfort and the heat stress indices
    Yoram Epstein
    Heller Institute of Medical Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Ind Health 44:388-98. 2006
    ..The following review summarizes the current knowledge on thermal indices and their correlates to thermal sensation and comfort. With the present knowledge it is suggested to adopt the DI as a universal heat stress index...
  16. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the environmental stress index (ESI) for hot/dry and hot/wet climates
    Daniel S Moran
    Heller Institute of Medical Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer 52621, Israel
    Ind Health 44:399-403. 2006
    ....
  17. doi request reprint Heat injury prevention--a military perspective
    Yoram Epstein
    Heller Institute of Medical Research, Sheba Medical Center, Israel
    J Strength Cond Res 26:S82-6. 2012
    ..This article summarizes the issue of proper preventive measures that should be taken to avoid, or at least minimize, the risk of exertional heat related injuries during military operations and training...
  18. ncbi request reprint The "golden hour" for heatstroke treatment
    Yuval Heled
    Institute of Military Physiology, Israel Defense Forces Medical Corps, Heller Institute of Medical Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer 52621, Israel
    Mil Med 169:184-6. 2004
    ..Four cases of exertional heatstroke are presented which differ in their outcome. We argue that there is a "window time period" within which simple and effective cooling techniques can determine prognosis...
  19. ncbi request reprint Liver transplantation in exertional heat stroke: a medical dilemma
    Eran Hadad
    Heller Institute of Medical Research, Sheba Medical Center, 52621 Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Intensive Care Med 30:1474-8. 2004
    ..Liver transplantation has been proposed as a potential treatment in cases of severe liver failure, but there are no unanimous criteria pointing to the right stage in which to conduct the transplantation...
  20. ncbi request reprint Heat strain attenuation while wearing NBC clothing: dry-ice vest compared to water spray
    Yuval Heled
    Heller Institute of Medical Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Aviat Space Environ Med 75:391-6. 2004
    ..While wearing impermeable nuclear, biological, and chemical (NBC) clothing, reduction of thermal stress is of primary importance. We compared the effect between two cooling methods on the attenuation of heat strain...
  21. doi request reprint Physiological employment standards IV: integration of women in combat units physiological and medical considerations
    Yoram Epstein
    Heller Institute of Medical Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, 52621, Israel
    Eur J Appl Physiol 113:2673-90. 2013
    ..Once the gender differences are acknowledged and operational doctrines adjusted accordingly, female soldiers in mixed-gender units can meet the physical standards for the assigned missions. ..
  22. ncbi request reprint Hypothermia and local cold injuries in combat and non-combat situations--the Israeli experience
    Daniel S Moran
    Institute of Military Physiology, Heller Institute of Medical Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer 52621, Israel
    Aviat Space Environ Med 74:281-4. 2003
    ..Although regulations have been issued to cope with this situation, every year about 20 cases of hypothermia (T(core) < 35 degrees C) and peripheral cold injuries are reported...
  23. doi request reprint Weather conditions and visits to the medical wing of emergency rooms in a metropolitan area during the warm season in Israel: a predictive model
    Ilya Novikov
    Unit of Biostatistics, Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Int J Biometeorol 56:121-7. 2012
    ..The marginal effect of temperature on the number of ER visits can be attributed to behavioral adaptations, including the use of air-conditioning...
  24. pmc Plasma antioxidant status and cell injury after severe physical exercise
    Shlomit Chevion
    Heller Institute of Medical Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer 52621, Israel
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:5119-23. 2003
    ..Plausible explanations for leakage of molecules into the plasma are discussed...
  25. ncbi request reprint [Tolerance to heat in burnt patients]
    Yoram Epstein
    Heller Institute of Medical Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer
    Harefuah 150:681-5. 2011
    ..The cumulative data suggest that the state of heat intolerance in deep-burnt patients is a persisting condition and cannot be alleviated by heat acclimation...
  26. doi request reprint Incidence of anemia and iron deficiency in strenuously trained adolescents: results of a longitudinal follow-up study
    Drorit Merkel
    Institute of Hematology, Sheba Medical Center, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Adolesc Health 45:286-91. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the incidence of iron-deficiency anemia in recruits to the Israel Defense Force after 6 months of training...