Z Levi

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Affiliation: Tel Aviv University
Country: Israel

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The increasing prevalence of inflammatory bowel diseases among Jewish adolescents and the sociodemographic factors associated with diagnosis
    Zohar Levi
    Medical Corps, Israeli Defense Force, Israel
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 19:1867-71. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Measured body mass index in adolescence and the incidence of pancreatic cancer in a cohort of 720,000 Jewish men
    Zohar Levi
    Medical Corps, Israeli Defense Force, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Cancer Causes Control 23:371-8. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Measured body mass index in adolescence and the incidence of colorectal cancer in a cohort of 1.1 million males
    Zohar Levi
    Medical Corps, Israeli Defense Force, Israel
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:2524-31. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Fecal immunochemical test and small bowel lesions detected on capsule endoscopy: results of a prospective study in patients with obscure occult gastrointestinal bleeding
    Zohar Levi
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 23:1024-8. 2011
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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Publications17

  1. doi request reprint The increasing prevalence of inflammatory bowel diseases among Jewish adolescents and the sociodemographic factors associated with diagnosis
    Zohar Levi
    Medical Corps, Israeli Defense Force, Israel
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 19:1867-71. 2013
    ..We investigated the prevalence and sociodemographic factors associated with diagnosis of inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) among Jewish Israeli adolescents...
  2. doi request reprint Measured body mass index in adolescence and the incidence of pancreatic cancer in a cohort of 720,000 Jewish men
    Zohar Levi
    Medical Corps, Israeli Defense Force, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Cancer Causes Control 23:371-8. 2012
    ..The increasing prevalence of adolescent obesity affects adult health. We investigated the association of adolescent overweight with pancreatic cancer incidence in a cohort of 720,927 Jewish Israeli men...
  3. doi request reprint Measured body mass index in adolescence and the incidence of colorectal cancer in a cohort of 1.1 million males
    Zohar Levi
    Medical Corps, Israeli Defense Force, Israel
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:2524-31. 2011
    ..The increasing prevalence of adolescent obesity affects adult health. We investigated the association of adolescent overweight with colorectal cancer incidence in a large cohort of males...
  4. doi request reprint Fecal immunochemical test and small bowel lesions detected on capsule endoscopy: results of a prospective study in patients with obscure occult gastrointestinal bleeding
    Zohar Levi
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 23:1024-8. 2011
    ..Fecal immunochemical test (FIT) is gaining popularity as a screening tool for colorectal cancer. The introduction of capsule endoscopy (CE) enables an assessment of the relationship between small bowel (SB) lesions and FIT results...
  5. 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...
  6. 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)...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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)...
  11. ncbi request reprint The effect of spironolactone, cilazapril and their combination on albuminuria in patients with hypertension and diabetic nephropathy is independent of blood pressure reduction: a randomized controlled study
    R Rachmani
    Department of Medicine, Meir Hospital Kfar Sava and the Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Diabet Med 21:471-5. 2004
    ..The effect of spironolactone, cilazapril and their combination on albuminuria was examined in a randomized prospective study in female patients with diabetes and hypertension...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. ncbi request reprint The effect of acarbose on insulin resistance in obese hypertensive subjects with normal glucose tolerance: a randomized controlled study
    R Rachmani
    Department of Medicine, Meir Hospital Kfar Sava and the Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Diabetes Obes Metab 6:63-8. 2004
    ..The effect of acarbose in subjects with normal glucose tolerance (NGT) has hitherto not been examined. The aim of the present study was to examine the effect of acarbose in obese hypertensive subjects with NGT...
  16. ncbi request reprint Frequency of sister-chromatid exchange among greenhouse farmers exposed to pesticides
    J Shaham
    Occupational Cancer Department, National Institute of Occupational and Environmental Health, Tel Aviv University, P O Box 3, Raanana, Israel
    Mutat Res 491:71-80. 2001
    ..Our finding of a significant increase of SCEs frequency in peripheral lymphocytes in greenhouse farmers indicates a potential cytogenetic hazard due to pesticides exposure...
  17. doi request reprint Factors affecting compliance in faecal occult blood testing: a cluster randomized study of the faecal immunochemical test versus the guaiac faecal occult test
    Shlomo Birkenfeld
    The Gastroenterology Unit, Clalit Health Services, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Med Screen 18:135-41. 2011
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