P Merlob

Summary

Affiliation: Tel Aviv University
Country: Israel

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint New variant of acro-renal field defect
    Oded Scheuerman
    Department of Neonatology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tiqva, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Am J Med Genet A 119:360-2. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Congenital malformations and developmental changes of the breast: a neonatological view
    P Merlob
    Department of Neonatology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tiqva and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 16:471-85. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Paroxetine during breast-feeding: infant weight gain and maternal adherence to counsel
    Paul Merlob
    Department of Neonatology, Rabin Medical Centre, Beilinson Campus, 49100, Petah Tiqwa, Israel
    Eur J Pediatr 163:135-9. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of major congenital malformations during two periods of time, 1986-1994 and 1995-2002 in newborns conceived by assisted reproduction technology
    Paul Merlob
    Department of Neonatology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tiqva, Israel
    Eur J Med Genet 48:5-11. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Oral antihyperglycemic agents during pregnancy and lactation: a review
    Paul Merlob
    Beilinson Teratology Information Service and Drug Information Center, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tikva, and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Paediatr Drugs 4:755-60. 2002
  6. doi request reprint Tetrada of the possible mycophenolate mofetil embryopathy: a review
    Paul Merlob
    Beilinson Teratology Information Service, Petah Tiqwa, Israel
    Reprod Toxicol 28:105-8. 2009
  7. pmc Are singleton assisted reproductive technology pregnancies at risk of prematurity?
    T Perri
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Rabin Medical Center, and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Assist Reprod Genet 18:245-9. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Normal pulmonary function in a monoamniotic twin discordant for bilateral renal agenesis: report and review
    G Klinger
    Department of Neonatology, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tiqva
    Am J Med Genet 73:76-9. 1997
  9. doi request reprint Long-term outcome following selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor induced neonatal abstinence syndrome
    G Klinger
    Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, Petah Tiqwa, Israel
    J Perinatol 31:615-20. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Insulin, insulin-like growth factors-I and -II and insulin-like growth factor binding protein-3 in newborn serum: association with normal fetal head growth and head circumference
    S Davidson
    Department of Neonatology, Rabin Medical Center, Petah Tiqva, Israel
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 14:151-8. 2001

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Publications46

  1. ncbi request reprint New variant of acro-renal field defect
    Oded Scheuerman
    Department of Neonatology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tiqva, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Am J Med Genet A 119:360-2. 2003
    ..We suggest that acro-renal field defect should not be regarded as a definitive diagnosis, but only as a starting point for the search for various conditions...
  2. ncbi request reprint Congenital malformations and developmental changes of the breast: a neonatological view
    P Merlob
    Department of Neonatology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tiqva and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 16:471-85. 2003
    ..In addition, more studies are needed to complete the map of genes involved in breast development. This information will contribute substantially to our understanding and clinical approach to breast malformations in the future...
  3. ncbi request reprint Paroxetine during breast-feeding: infant weight gain and maternal adherence to counsel
    Paul Merlob
    Department of Neonatology, Rabin Medical Centre, Beilinson Campus, 49100, Petah Tiqwa, Israel
    Eur J Pediatr 163:135-9. 2004
    ..The usual developmental milestones were reached in all groups. There were no reported adverse effects of paroxetine during lactation except for irritability in one infant. Mothers expressed satisfaction with the treatment...
  4. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of major congenital malformations during two periods of time, 1986-1994 and 1995-2002 in newborns conceived by assisted reproduction technology
    Paul Merlob
    Department of Neonatology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tiqva, Israel
    Eur J Med Genet 48:5-11. 2005
    ..Infertile couples should be adequately counseled regarding the real risk of having a child with malformations or a preterm or low birth weight infant...
  5. ncbi request reprint Oral antihyperglycemic agents during pregnancy and lactation: a review
    Paul Merlob
    Beilinson Teratology Information Service and Drug Information Center, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tikva, and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Paediatr Drugs 4:755-60. 2002
    ..Well-conducted, prospective, controlled studies regarding the feasibility of OAHAs in pregnant women with diabetes and during lactation are needed...
  6. doi request reprint Tetrada of the possible mycophenolate mofetil embryopathy: a review
    Paul Merlob
    Beilinson Teratology Information Service, Petah Tiqwa, Israel
    Reprod Toxicol 28:105-8. 2009
    ..Appropriate recommendations to prevent this possible new embryopathy are given...
  7. pmc Are singleton assisted reproductive technology pregnancies at risk of prematurity?
    T Perri
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Rabin Medical Center, and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Assist Reprod Genet 18:245-9. 2001
    ..Our purpose was to determine the risk of premature delivery among singleton pregnancies derived from assisted reproduction technology (ART)...
  8. ncbi request reprint Normal pulmonary function in a monoamniotic twin discordant for bilateral renal agenesis: report and review
    G Klinger
    Department of Neonatology, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tiqva
    Am J Med Genet 73:76-9. 1997
    ..The possible underestimation of genital malformations in the VATER association should be considered. Also noteworthy is the rare absence of external genitalia...
  9. doi request reprint Long-term outcome following selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor induced neonatal abstinence syndrome
    G Klinger
    Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, Petah Tiqwa, Israel
    J Perinatol 31:615-20. 2011
    ..To assess the long-term neurodevelopment of children exposed in utero to selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) that developed a neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS)...
  10. ncbi request reprint Insulin, insulin-like growth factors-I and -II and insulin-like growth factor binding protein-3 in newborn serum: association with normal fetal head growth and head circumference
    S Davidson
    Department of Neonatology, Rabin Medical Center, Petah Tiqva, Israel
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 14:151-8. 2001
    ..These data suggest that apart from genetic and nutritional factors, insulin may play a role in promoting intrauterine head growth, as reflected by head circumference at birth...
  11. ncbi request reprint Brachial plexus injury and obstetrical risk factors
    J Bar
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 73:21-5. 2001
    ..To determine whether known historical risk factors of brachial plexus injury differ between affected neonates and healthy controls...
  12. ncbi request reprint Hemolytic disease of the newborn caused by anti-Jkb
    P Merlob
    Department of Neonatology, Beilinson Medical Center, Petah Tiqva, Israel
    Pediatr Hematol Oncol 4:357-60. 1987
  13. pmc Maternal anti-D prophylaxis during pregnancy does not cause neonatal haemolysis
    A Maayan-Metzger
    Department of Neonatology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tiqva, Israel
    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 84:F60-2. 2001
    ..To evaluate signs of haemolysis in babies of Rh-D negative mothers who underwent prophylaxis with anti-D immunoglobulin during pregnancy...
  14. ncbi request reprint Path analysis on the risk of mortality in very low birth weight infants
    J Sulkes
    Epidemiology Unit, Rabin Medical Center, Petach Tikva, Israel
    Eur J Epidemiol 16:337-41. 2000
    ..Evaluation of mortality was done at three points over time (pre-delivery, at birth and post-delivery)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and new phenotypic and radiologic findings in congenital onychodysplasia of the index finger
    D Prais
    Department of Neonatology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tiqva, Israel
    Pediatr Dermatol 16:201-4. 1999
    ..It would seem that, besides the nail dysplasia of the index finger, COIF may also be associated with bone dysplasia of the same finger...
  16. ncbi request reprint Low-molecular-weight heparin for thrombophilia in pregnant women
    J Bar
    Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Rabin Medical Center, Petah Tiqva, Israel
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 69:209-13. 2000
    ..The aim of the present study was to gain further information on the teratogenic potential of LMWH in this patient group...
  17. ncbi request reprint Mortality of full-term infants during the first month of life in a tertiary care hospital
    A Amir
    Department of Neonatal Intensive Care, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, Petah Tiqva, Israel
    J Perinatol 27:620-2. 2007
    ..Our objectives were to estimate the full-term neonatal mortality rate and to identify causes of death in full-term infants during the first month of life...
  18. doi request reprint Anthropometric indices at age 17 years of full-term neonates born short
    A Farfel
    Endocrinology and Diabetes Research Unit, Schneider Children s Medical Center, Petah Tikva, Israel
    Arch Dis Child 94:959-61. 2009
    ..Measurements at the end of puberty of neonates short for gestational age (SGA-L) are scant...
  19. ncbi request reprint Leptin, insulin, insulin-like growth factors and their binding proteins in cord serum: insight into fetal growth and discordancy
    S Davidson
    Department of Neonatology, Women s Comprehensive Health Care Centre, Rabin Medical Centre, Petah Tiqva, Israel
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 65:586-92. 2006
    ....
  20. pmc Prolonged QT interval in an infant of a fluoxetine treated mother
    G Dubnov
    Department of Neonatology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tiqva, Israel
    Arch Dis Child 90:972-3. 2005
    ..Clinical and electrocardiographic monitoring of newborns of antidepressant treated mothers is needed...
  21. doi request reprint Israel guidelines for the management of neonatal hyperbilirubinemia and prevention of kernicterus
    M Kaplan
    Department of Neonatology, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Faculty of Medicine of the Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel
    J Perinatol 28:389-97. 2008
    ..Availability of these guidelines to the international community may offer direction to physicians of other countries who may be setting up guidelines for use in their own communities...
  22. ncbi request reprint Neonatal anti-Kell isoimmune hemolytic disease with spherocytes
    P Merlob
    Department of Neonatology, Beilinson Medical Center, Petah Tiqva, Israel
    Pediatr Hematol Oncol 3:175-8. 1986
    ..The peripheral blood smears revealed many spherocytes. This important hematologic sign in a neonate suggests not only ABO incompatibility, hereditary spherocytosis, or G6PD deficiency, but also the possibility of Kell incompatibility...
  23. ncbi request reprint Sacral nevus flammeus simplex: the role of imaging
    D Ben-Amitai
    Pediatric Dermatology Clinic, Department of Neonatology, Imaging Institute, and Division of Gastroenterology, Schneider Children's Medical Center of Israel, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tiqva, Israel
    Pediatr Dermatol 17:469-71. 2000
    ..The results show that SNFS may constitute the only cutaneous sign of spinal dysraphism. In conclusion, we recommend that neonates with SNFS be investigated for occult spinal dysraphism...
  24. ncbi request reprint Hospitalization for early bonding of the genetic mother after a surrogate pregnancy: report of two cases
    H Sharan
    Department of Social Work, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tiqva, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Birth 28:270-3. 2001
    ..Further randomized studies with larger samples over the long term are warranted...
  25. ncbi request reprint Branchial cyst, sensorineural deafness, congenital heart defect, and skeletal abnormalities: Branchio-oto-cardio-skeletal (BOCS) syndrome?
    Lina Basel-Vanagaite
    Department of Medical Genetics, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tikva, Israel
    Am J Med Genet 113:78-81. 2002
    ..We suggest that these findings comprise a new entity of combined branchio-oto and cardio-digital developmental field abnormalities, which we termed branchio-oto-cardio-skeletal syndrome. The pattern of inheritance remains uncertain...
  26. ncbi request reprint Neonatal outcome and congenital malformations in children born after IVF
    Paul Merlob
    Hum Reprod 17:3004-5; author reply 3005. 2002
  27. doi request reprint Yunis-Varon syndrome: further delineation of the phenotype
    Lina Basel-Vanagaite
    Department of Medical Genetics, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel and Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tikva, Israel
    Am J Med Genet A 146:532-7. 2008
    ..We review clinical data on 22 published cases in order to delineate the phenotype of this condition. Clinical recommendations for prenatal and postnatal evaluation of patients and fetuses at risk are discussed...
  28. ncbi request reprint Metoclopramide for nausea and vomiting of pregnancy: a prospective multicenter international study
    Matitiahu Berkovitch
    Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology Unit, Assaf Harofeh Medical Center, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Am J Perinatol 19:311-6. 2002
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Auricular mild errors of morphogenesis: epidemiological analysis, local correlations and clinical significance
    David Bader
    Department of Neonatology, Bnei Zion Medical Center, 47, Golomb Street, Haifa 31048, Israel
    Ann Genet 47:225-34. 2004
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint COIF syndrome: the diversity of clinical and radiological findings
    Dario Prais
    Am J Med Genet 107:179-80. 2002
  31. ncbi request reprint Neonatal recurrent prolonged hypothermia associated with maternal mirtazapine treatment during pregnancy
    Nir Sokolover
    Neonatal Intensive Care, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, Petah Tiqva, Israel
    Can J Clin Pharmacol 15:e188-90. 2008
    ..We suggest that maternal mirtazapine treatment during pregnancy was associated with recurrent hypothermia in both identical twins...
  32. doi request reprint Antenatal use of selective serotonin-reuptake inhibitors and QT interval prolongation in newborns
    Gal Dubnov-Raz
    Hospital for Sick Children, Motherisk Program, Divisions of Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology and Emergency Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, 555 University Avenue Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatrics 122:e710-5. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the effect of maternal use of selective serotonin-reuptake inhibitor antidepressants during pregnancy on the QTc interval of the offspring...
  33. ncbi request reprint Vitamin K antagonists and pregnancy outcome. A multi-centre prospective study
    Christof Schaefer
    Pharmakovigilanz und Beratungszentrum für Embryonaltoxikologie, Berliner Betrieb für Zentrale Gesundheitliche Aufgaben, Spandauer Damm 130, Haus 10, 14050 Berlin, Germany
    Thromb Haemost 95:949-57. 2006
    ..Close follow-up by the obstetrician including level II ultrasound should be recommended in any case of VKA exposure during pregnancy...
  34. ncbi request reprint Early discharge after delivery. A study of safety and risk factors
    Deena R Zimmerman
    TEREM Immediate Medical Services, Jerusalem, Macabi Health Services, Shaalvim, Israel
    ScientificWorldJournal 3:1363-9. 2003
    ..Even if early discharge is felt to be cost effective, parents should be counseled that it is not risk free. Better mechanisms should be put in place for assuring the safety of such infants...
  35. ncbi request reprint Neonatal abstinence syndrome after in utero exposure to selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors in term infants
    Rachel Levinson-Castiel
    Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, 14 Kaplan Street, Petah Tiqwa, Israel 49202
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 160:173-6. 2006
    ..To compare the prevalence and clinical characteristics of neonatal abstinence syndrome in neonates exposed and not exposed to selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) in utero...
  36. ncbi request reprint Auricular mild errors of morphogenesis: epidemiological study with application of a targeted computer program
    Marta Grun
    Department of Neonatology, Bnei Zion Medical Center and Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Israel Institute of Technology Technion, Haifa, Israel
    Ann Genet 45:207-12. 2002
    ..The general prevalence of auricular MEMs was 43.2% and the most frequent MEMs and their associates were of postural-type. This computerized program offers many advantages for the study of ear MEMs...
  37. ncbi request reprint Is immunosuppression therapy in renal allograft recipients teratogenic? A single-center experience
    Jacob Bar
    Perinatal Division, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tiqva, Israel
    Am J Med Genet A 116:31-6. 2003
    ..It may, however, be associated with worse pregnancy outcome...
  38. ncbi request reprint Influence of a merger on nurses' emotional well-being: the importance of self-efficacy and emotional reactivity
    Menucha Idel
    Department of Neonatology at Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petach Tikva, Israel
    J Nurs Manag 11:59-63. 2003
    ..01). This study identifies some personal characteristics that can affect the way nurses deal with hospital mergers and need to be considered during organizational changes in order to maintain job satisfaction...
  39. ncbi request reprint Awareness of folic acid for prevention of neural tube defects in a community with high prevalence of consanguineous marriages
    Lutfi Jaber
    The Bridge to Peace Community Pediatric Center, P O Box 27, Taibe 40400, Israel
    Ann Genet 47:69-75. 2004
    ..Daily supplementation and fertification of food with folic acid should be considered as the best way to improve the balance of folic acid in women of childbearing age of this special population (high prevalence of consanguinity)...
  40. ncbi request reprint Renal defects and limb deficiencies in 197 infants: is it possible to define the "acrorenal syndrome"?
    Hester Y Kroes
    Department of Medical Genetics, University Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Am J Med Genet A 129:149-55. 2004
    ..Therefore, use of the term "acrorenal syndrome" should be avoided...
  41. pmc International retrospective cohort study of neural tube defects in relation to folic acid recommendations: are the recommendations working?
    Lorenzo D Botto
    National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    BMJ 330:571. 2005
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of policies and recommendations on folic acid aimed at reducing the occurrence of neural tube defects...
  42. ncbi request reprint Pregnancy outcome after exposure to ranitidine and other H2-blockers. A collaborative study of the European Network of Teratology Information Services
    Hanneke Garbis
    Teratology Information Service, National Institute of Public Health and Environment, P O Box 1, 3720 BA Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Reprod Toxicol 19:453-8. 2005
    ..Published data on pregnancy outcome after exposure to H2-blockers is scarce. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the data collected by the memberships of the European Network of Teratology Information Services (ENTIS)...
  43. ncbi request reprint Metamizol (dipyrone, optalgin) in pregnancy, is it safe? A prospective comparative study
    Benjamin Bar-Oz
    Department of Neonatology, Hadassa University Hospital, Mount Scopus, Jerusalem
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 119:176-9. 2005
    ..To assess the teratogenic effect of metamizol when used during the first trimester of pregnancy...
  44. ncbi request reprint Trichomegaly in two sisters with synophrys in the older sibling
    Micky Osovsky
    Am J Med Genet A 136:398. 2005
  45. ncbi request reprint The safety of amoxicillin/clavulanic acid and cefuroxime during lactation
    Lilach Benyamini
    Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology Unit, Assaf Harofeh Medical Center, Zerifin, Israel
    Ther Drug Monit 27:499-502. 2005
    ..Our data suggest that amoxicillin/clavulanic acid and cefuroxime may be safe during lactation. Larger studies are needed to confirm these findings...
  46. ncbi request reprint Correspondence concerning Hunter and Yotsuyanagi's "the external ear: more attention to detail may aid syndrome and contribute answers to embryological questions"
    David Bader
    Am J Med Genet A 140:798; author reply 799-800. 2006