Aviva Fattal-Valevski

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Affiliation: Tel Aviv University
Country: Israel

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Short-term dexamethasone treatment for symptomatic slit ventricle syndrome
    Aviva Fattal-Valevski
    Institute for Child Development and Pediatric Neurology Unit, Dana Children s Hospital, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Childs Nerv Syst 21:981-4. 2005
  2. pmc Long-term effect of repeated injections of botulinum toxin in children with cerebral palsy: a prospective study
    Aviva Fattal-Valevski
    The Institute for Child Development and Pediatric Neurology Unit, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Child Orthop 2:29-35. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase deficiency: importance of early diagnosis
    A Fattal-Valevski
    Institute for Child Development, Division of Pediatrics, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    J Child Neurol 15:539-43. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint Delayed language development due to infantile thiamine deficiency
    Aviva Fattal-Valevski
    Pediatric Neurology Unit, Sourasky Medical Center, Israel
    Dev Med Child Neurol 51:629-34. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Epilepsy in children with infantile thiamine deficiency
    A Fattal-Valevski
    Pediatric Neurology Unit, Dana Children s Hospital, Sourasky Medical Center, 6 Weitzman St, Tel Aviv, 64239, Israel
    Neurology 73:828-33. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Growth patterns in children with intrauterine growth retardation and their correlation to neurocognitive development
    Aviva Fattal-Valevski
    Institute for Child Development and Pediatric Neurology Unit, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center affiliated to the Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    J Child Neurol 24:846-51. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Botulinum toxin a injections to the upper limbs in children with cerebral palsy: duration of effect
    Aviva Fattal-Valevski
    Pediatric Neurology Unit, Dana Children s Hospital, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Child Neurol 26:166-70. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Endocrine profile of children with intrauterine growth retardation
    Aviva Fattal-Valevski
    The Institute for Child Development and Pediatric Neurology Unit, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 18:671-6. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Role of thrombophilic risk factors in children with non-stroke cerebral palsy
    Aviva Fattal-Valevski
    The Institute for Child Development and Pediatric Neurology Unit, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Beit Habriut Strauss, 14 Balfour St, Tel Aviv 65211, Israel
    Thromb Res 116:133-7. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Outbreak of life-threatening thiamine deficiency in infants in Israel caused by a defective soy-based formula
    Aviva Fattal-Valevski
    Institute for Child Development and Pediatric Neurology Unit, Dana Children s Hospital, Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Pediatrics 115:e233-8. 2005

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  1. ncbi request reprint Short-term dexamethasone treatment for symptomatic slit ventricle syndrome
    Aviva Fattal-Valevski
    Institute for Child Development and Pediatric Neurology Unit, Dana Children s Hospital, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Childs Nerv Syst 21:981-4. 2005
    ..The objective was to report our positive experience of using dexamethasone to treat 13 patients with symptomatic slit ventricle syndrome (SVS)...
  2. pmc Long-term effect of repeated injections of botulinum toxin in children with cerebral palsy: a prospective study
    Aviva Fattal-Valevski
    The Institute for Child Development and Pediatric Neurology Unit, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Child Orthop 2:29-35. 2008
    ..To prospectively evaluate long-term effects of repeated botulinum toxin A (BTX-A) injections in children with cerebral palsy (CP)...
  3. ncbi request reprint Methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase deficiency: importance of early diagnosis
    A Fattal-Valevski
    Institute for Child Development, Division of Pediatrics, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    J Child Neurol 15:539-43. 2000
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Delayed language development due to infantile thiamine deficiency
    Aviva Fattal-Valevski
    Pediatric Neurology Unit, Sourasky Medical Center, Israel
    Dev Med Child Neurol 51:629-34. 2009
    ..e. poorer language associated with later walking (r=-0.601, p=0.005). The conclusion was that thiamine deficiency in infancy could affect language development in childhood...
  5. doi request reprint Epilepsy in children with infantile thiamine deficiency
    A Fattal-Valevski
    Pediatric Neurology Unit, Dana Children s Hospital, Sourasky Medical Center, 6 Weitzman St, Tel Aviv, 64239, Israel
    Neurology 73:828-33. 2009
    ..To report the follow-up findings of 7 children with severe epilepsy as a result of thiamine deficiency in infancy caused by a defective soy-based formula...
  6. doi request reprint Growth patterns in children with intrauterine growth retardation and their correlation to neurocognitive development
    Aviva Fattal-Valevski
    Institute for Child Development and Pediatric Neurology Unit, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center affiliated to the Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    J Child Neurol 24:846-51. 2009
    ..These findings are of distinct importance for prediction of subsequent neurodevelopmental outcome in children with intrauterine growth retardation...
  7. doi request reprint Botulinum toxin a injections to the upper limbs in children with cerebral palsy: duration of effect
    Aviva Fattal-Valevski
    Pediatric Neurology Unit, Dana Children s Hospital, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Child Neurol 26:166-70. 2011
    ..001). The mean duration of the effect was 7.0 ± 3.0 months. We conclude that the effect of botulinum toxin A to the upper limbs is retained for longer periods of time than those reported for lower limbs...
  8. ncbi request reprint Endocrine profile of children with intrauterine growth retardation
    Aviva Fattal-Valevski
    The Institute for Child Development and Pediatric Neurology Unit, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 18:671-6. 2005
    ..Intrauterine growth retardation (IUGR) is a major cause of short stature in childhood. Most but not all children experience catch-up growth by 2 years of age...
  9. ncbi request reprint Role of thrombophilic risk factors in children with non-stroke cerebral palsy
    Aviva Fattal-Valevski
    The Institute for Child Development and Pediatric Neurology Unit, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Beit Habriut Strauss, 14 Balfour St, Tel Aviv 65211, Israel
    Thromb Res 116:133-7. 2005
    ..Thrombophilic risk factors play an important role in the pathogenesis of perinatal stroke and resultant cerebral palsy (CP). The association between thrombophilia and CP caused by etiologies other than stroke is undetermined...
  10. ncbi request reprint Outbreak of life-threatening thiamine deficiency in infants in Israel caused by a defective soy-based formula
    Aviva Fattal-Valevski
    Institute for Child Development and Pediatric Neurology Unit, Dana Children s Hospital, Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Pediatrics 115:e233-8. 2005
    ..Thiamine deficiency in infants is very rare in developed countries. The aim of this study was to report the epidemiology of the outbreak and to describe the diagnosis, clinical course, and outcome of 9 affected infants in our care...
  11. ncbi request reprint Blood pressure values in 8-12 year old children with a history of intrauterine growth retardation
    Aviva Fattal-Valevski
    Institute for Child Development and Pediatric Neurology Unit, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 13:480-4. 2011
    ..Epidemiological studies have found that intrauterine growth retardation (IUGR) is closely related to hypertension and is associated with a reduced number of nephrons that may be a predisposing factor for the development of hypertension...
  12. ncbi request reprint Blood pressure values in children with intrauterine growth retardation
    A Fattal-Valevski
    Institute for Child Development and Pediatric Neurology Unit, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 3:805-8. 2001
    ..Low birth weight has been shown to be strongly related to hypertension in adult life...
  13. ncbi request reprint Parameters for predicting favorable responses to botulinum toxin in children with cerebral palsy
    Aviva Fattal-Valevski
    Institute for Child Development, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    J Child Neurol 17:272-7. 2002
    ....
  14. doi request reprint Intrauterine growth-restricted neonates born at term or preterm: how different?
    Haim Bassan
    Child Neurology and Development Unit, Dana Children s Hospital, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Pediatr Neurol 44:122-30. 2011
    ..Although prematurely born neonates undergo an earlier growth restriction process and exhibit a higher perinatal risk factor profile, their long-term outcomes are comparable to those of growth-restricted neonates born at term...
  15. ncbi request reprint Macrocephaly in children with developmental disabilities
    Yoram Nevo
    Institute for Child Development and The Pediatric Neurology Unit, Division of Pediatrics, Dana Children s Hospital, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Pediatr Neurol 27:363-8. 2002
    ..We conclude that in children with developmental disabilities the presence of macrocephaly even when not associated with hydrocephalus is associated with an increased risk of seizures...
  16. ncbi request reprint Neurodevelopmental outcome of children with intrauterine growth retardation: a longitudinal, 10-year prospective study
    Yael Leitner
    Institute for Child Development and Pediatric Neurology Unit, Division of Pediatrics, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    J Child Neurol 22:580-7. 2007
    ..The best perinatal parameter predictive of neurodevelopment and IQ was the Cephalization Index (P < .001). Somatic catch-up growth at age 2 and at age 9 to 10 correlated with favorable outcome at 9 to 10 years of age...
  17. ncbi request reprint Neonatal general movements: an early predictor for neurodevelopmental outcome in infants with intrauterine growth retardation
    Luba Zuk
    Department of Physical Therapy, School of Allied Health Professions, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Centre, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Child Neurol 19:14-8. 2004
    ..The general movement assessment can, therefore, serve as an additional tool for examining the neurologic status of the preterm and term intrauterine growth retarded infant...
  18. doi request reprint Seizures as the clinical presenting symptom in children with brain tumors
    Aviva Fattal-Valevski
    Pediatric Neurology Unit, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Child Neurol 28:292-6. 2013
    ..Moreover, broader indications for imaging should be employed while evaluating a child with a seizure...
  19. doi request reprint Upper limb movements and outcome in intrauterine-growth-retarded infants at 2 years
    Luba Zuk
    Physical Therapy Department, Spayer School for Allied Sciences, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Brain Dev 30:636-42. 2008
    ..No difference was found in the mean ULM score between the pre-term and term IUGR infants. We conclude that ULM score can serve as an early predictor for neurodevelopmental outcome at 2 years of age in infants with IUGR...
  20. ncbi request reprint Memory functions of children born with asymmetric intrauterine growth restriction
    Ronny Geva
    The Institute for Child Development and Pediatric Neurology Unit, Division of Pediatrics, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Brain Res 1117:186-94. 2006
    ..The main purpose was to study memory functions of children born with asymmetric IUGR in a large-scale cohort using a long-term prospective paradigm...
  21. ncbi request reprint Interhemispheric and intrahemispheric connectivity and manual skills in children with unilateral cerebral palsy
    Maya Weinstein
    Functional Brain Center, The Wohl Institute for Advanced Imaging, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Brain Struct Funct 219:1025-40. 2014
    ..This study highlights the importance of interhemispheric connectivity for hand function in CP-U, which may have clinical implications regarding prognosis and management. ..
  22. ncbi request reprint Sleep-wake patterns in children with intrauterine growth retardation
    Yael Leitner
    The Institute for Child Development and Pediatric Neurology Unit, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Child Neurol 17:872-6. 2002
    ..No significant correlations were found between sleep quality and behavior, concentration, and attention problems...
  23. doi request reprint Does a normalizing electroencephalogram in benign childhood epilepsy with centrotemporal spikes abort attention deficit hyperactivity disorder?
    Nira Schneebaum-Sender
    Pediatric Neurology Unit, Dana Children s Hospital, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Pediatr Neurol 47:279-83. 2012
    ..However, this improvement in attention was either temporary or not significant enough to discontinue methylphenidate. Methylphenidate was eventually prescribed to all patients...
  24. ncbi request reprint Gliomatosis cerebri presenting as idiopathic intracranial hypertension in a child
    Eran Zunz
    Neuro Opthalmology Unit, Department of Ophthalmology, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Neuroophthalmol 31:339-41. 2011
    ....
  25. doi request reprint The crucial role of thiamine in the development of syntax and lexical retrieval: a study of infantile thiamine deficiency
    Iris Fattal
    Language and Brain Lab, School of Education, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
    Brain 134:1720-39. 2011
    ..These findings indicate that thiamine deficiency in infancy causes severe and long-lasting language disorders and that nutrition may be one of the causes for language impairment...
  26. ncbi request reprint Therapeutic hypothermia for asphyxiated newborns: experience of an Israeli tertiary center
    Yuval Landau
    Child Neurology and Development Unit, Dana Children s Hospital, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 13:29-33. 2011
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint How to evaluate the child presenting with an apparent life-threatening event?
    Karin Weiss
    Department of Pediatrics, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 12:154-7. 2010
    ..Infants who have experienced an apparent life-threatening event typically undergo an extensive evaluation to rule out serious underlying conditions...
  28. ncbi request reprint Upper extremity function and occupational performance in children with spastic cerebral palsy following lower extremity botulinum toxin injections
    Tal Keren-Capelovitch
    Department of Occupational Therapy, Stanley Steyer School of Health Professions, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Child Neurol 25:694-700. 2010
    ..Botulinum toxin A injections to the lower extremities in children with cerebral palsy improve upper limb body function and occupational performance...
  29. doi request reprint A multi-site study of functional outcomes following a themed approach to hand-arm bimanual intensive therapy for children with hemiplegia
    Dido Green
    Department of Occupational Therapy, Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Dev Med Child Neurol 55:527-33. 2013
    ....
  30. doi request reprint Diagnostic delay of pediatric brain tumors in Israel: a retrospective risk factor analysis
    Vered Shay
    Department of Pediatrics A, Dana Children s Hospital, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Childs Nerv Syst 28:93-100. 2012
    ..We tried to find the reasons for these delays and the associated risk factors in order to provide a feedback to the system for improved education and earlier diagnosis...
  31. doi request reprint The prevalence of atypical presentations and comorbidities of benign childhood epilepsy with centrotemporal spikes
    Eliel Tovia
    Pediatric Neurology Unit, Tel Aviv, Sourasky, Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Epilepsia 52:1483-8. 2011
    ..The outcome is usually excellent, but there are some atypical forms of BCECTS with less favorable outcomes. The aim of this study was to delineate the frequency of these atypical features among patients with BCECTS...
  32. doi request reprint Botulinum toxin injections for pediatric patients with hereditary spastic paraparesis
    Keren Geva-Dayan
    Pediatric Neurology Unit, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Child Neurol 25:969-75. 2010
    ..The authors conclude that botulinum toxin A injections to lower limbs of pediatric patients with hereditary spastic paraplegia result in prolonged functional improvement despite the progressive nature of the disease...
  33. ncbi request reprint Myoclonic seizures as a main manifestation of Epstein-Barr virus infection
    Haim Bassan
    The Institute for Child Development and Pediatric Neurology Unit, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Israel
    J Child Neurol 17:446-7. 2002
    ..We suggest that acute myoclonic seizures with a transiently abnormal EEG and benign course can be associated with acute Epstein-Barr virus infection...
  34. doi request reprint Neurodegeneration in thiamine deficient rats-A longitudinal MRI study
    Vered Dror
    Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv 69978, Israel
    Brain Res 1308:176-84. 2010
    ..This longitudinal MRI study demonstrated that in TD MRI can detect neurodegeneration and neuronal recovery. DTI is more sensitive than T(2) mapping in the early detection of TD lesions...
  35. doi request reprint 1H-MRS for the diagnosis of acute disseminated encephalomyelitis: insight into the acute-disease stage
    Liat Ben Sira
    Department of Radiology, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, 64239, Israel
    Pediatr Radiol 40:106-13. 2010
    ..Differentiating ADEM from other inflammatory disorders, such as multiple sclerosis, is not always conclusive using conventional MRI...
  36. ncbi request reprint Idiopathic intracranial hypertension in the pediatric population
    Anat Kesler
    Neuro Ophthalmology Unit, Department of Ophthalmology, Tel Aviv Medical Center, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Child Neurol 17:745-8. 2002
    ..Its characteristics differ from adults. We found the prepubertal group to be a distinct group since pseudotumor cerebri/idiopathic intracranial hypertension did not occur predominantly in females and was not associated with obesity...
  37. ncbi request reprint Pediatric temporal low-grade glial tumors: epilepsy outcome following resection in 48 children
    Shimrit Uliel-Sibony
    Department of Pediatric Neurology, Dana Children s Hospital, Tel Aviv Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Childs Nerv Syst 27:1413-8. 2011
    ..This paper summarizes our experience with surgical treatment of pediatric low-grade glial temporal lobe tumors focusing on the long-term outcome of seizures and identifying factors associated with seizure control and failure...
  38. doi request reprint Pediatric Neurologic Complications Associated With Influenza A H1N1
    Yuval E Landau
    Pediatric Neurology Unit, Dana Children s Hospital, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Pediatr Neurol 44:47-51. 2011
    ..Seizures (febrile or nonfebrile) were the most common. However, the possibility of influenza A H1N1 infection should be borne in mind when diagnosing children with neurologic signs during the influenza A H1N1 season...
  39. doi request reprint Variable expression of a novel PLP1 mutation in members of a family with Pelizaeus-Merzbacher disease
    Aviva Fattal-Valevski
    Institute for Child Development and Pediatric Neurology Unit, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Child Neurol 24:618-24. 2009
    ..Review of clinical information and family history led to consideration of Pelizaeus-Merzbacher disease. Subsequent identification of the causal mutation enabled preimplantation genetic diagnosis and the birth of an unaffected child...
  40. doi request reprint Pyrimethamine increases β-hexosaminidase A activity in patients with Late Onset Tay Sachs
    Etty Osher
    Institute of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Hypertension, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Israel
    Mol Genet Metab 102:356-63. 2011
    ..1278insTACT mutations...
  41. ncbi request reprint Ataxia-telangiectasia: mild neurological presentation despite null ATM mutation and severe cellular phenotype
    Neora Alterman
    The David and Inez Myers Laboratory for Genetic Research, Department of Human Molecular Genetics and Biochemistry, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Am J Med Genet A 143:1827-34. 2007
    ..This analysis shows that the severity of the neurological component of A-T is determined not only by ATM mutations but also by other influences yet to be found...