Yaron Niv

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Membrane-bound mucins and mucin terminal glycans expression in idiopathic or Helicobacter pylori, NSAID associated peptic ulcers
    Yaron Niv
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, 39 Jabotinski Street, 49100 Petach Tikva, Israel
    Dig Dis Sci 57:2535-44. 2012
  2. pmc Capsule endoscopy in the diagnosis of Crohn's disease
    Yaron Niv
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, Petah Tikva, Israel
    Med Devices (Auckl) 6:85-9. 2013
  3. pmc Developing a tool to preserve eye contact with patients undergoing colonoscopy for pain monitoring
    Yaron Niv
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Drug Healthc Patient Saf 4:103-5. 2012
  4. doi request reprint The role of mucin in GERD and its complications
    Yaron Niv
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, 39 Jabotinski Street, Petach Tikva 49100, Israel
    Nat Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol 9:55-9. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Susceptibility-guided vs. empiric retreatment of Helicobacter pylori infection after treatment failure
    Jacob Yahav
    Helicobacter Research Institute, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tiqva, Israel
    Dig Dis Sci 51:2316-21. 2006
  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. ncbi request reprint A quantitative immunochemical fecal occult blood test for colorectal neoplasia
    Zohar Levi
    Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Hospital, Petach Tikva, Israel
    Ann Intern Med 146:244-55. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Predictors of specialized intestinal metaplasia in patients with an incidental irregular Z line
    Ram Dickman
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Hospital, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 22:135-8. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Helicobacter pylori recurrence and infection rate in Israeli adults
    Yaron Niv
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Hospital, Tel Aviv University, Petach Tikva, Israel
    Dig Dis Sci 53:1211-4. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Comparison of continuous breath test and gastric scintigraphy for the measurement of gastric emptying rate in healthy and dyspeptic individuals
    Ram Dickman
    Division of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Hospital, Petah Tikva, Israel
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 25:291-5. 2013

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Publications90

  1. ncbi request reprint Membrane-bound mucins and mucin terminal glycans expression in idiopathic or Helicobacter pylori, NSAID associated peptic ulcers
    Yaron Niv
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, 39 Jabotinski Street, 49100 Petach Tikva, Israel
    Dig Dis Sci 57:2535-44. 2012
    ..Alterations in gastric mucin expression and sialylation pattern may be important in ulcer pathogenesis...
  2. pmc Capsule endoscopy in the diagnosis of Crohn's disease
    Yaron Niv
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, Petah Tikva, Israel
    Med Devices (Auckl) 6:85-9. 2013
    ..As the best procedure available for assessing mucosal status, capsule endoscopy will provide important information about the course and outcome of Crohn's disease. ..
  3. pmc Developing a tool to preserve eye contact with patients undergoing colonoscopy for pain monitoring
    Yaron Niv
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Drug Healthc Patient Saf 4:103-5. 2012
    ..Early intervention by the staff performing the procedure, in reaction to alerts encoded by this tool, may prevent adverse events during the procedure...
  4. doi request reprint The role of mucin in GERD and its complications
    Yaron Niv
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, 39 Jabotinski Street, Petach Tikva 49100, Israel
    Nat Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol 9:55-9. 2012
    ..Changes in the expression of mucins occur in patients with GERD, and might lead to the development of new drugs...
  5. ncbi request reprint Susceptibility-guided vs. empiric retreatment of Helicobacter pylori infection after treatment failure
    Jacob Yahav
    Helicobacter Research Institute, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tiqva, Israel
    Dig Dis Sci 51:2316-21. 2006
    ..Susceptibility-guided retreatment appears to be significantly more effective than empiric retreatment in eradicating H. pylori after at least one previous treatment failure...
  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. ncbi request reprint A quantitative immunochemical fecal occult blood test for colorectal neoplasia
    Zohar Levi
    Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Hospital, Petach Tikva, Israel
    Ann Intern Med 146:244-55. 2007
    ..Automated-development, immunochemical FOBT is quality-controlled, is specific for human hemoglobin, and does not require diet restriction...
  8. doi request reprint Predictors of specialized intestinal metaplasia in patients with an incidental irregular Z line
    Ram Dickman
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Hospital, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 22:135-8. 2010
    ..Data on the prevalence of specialized intestinal metaplasia (SIM) in biopsy taken from an incidental irregular Z line are scarce...
  9. ncbi request reprint Helicobacter pylori recurrence and infection rate in Israeli adults
    Yaron Niv
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Hospital, Tel Aviv University, Petach Tikva, Israel
    Dig Dis Sci 53:1211-4. 2008
    ..Such figures are very important in terms of determining clinical strategy and outcome...
  10. doi request reprint Comparison of continuous breath test and gastric scintigraphy for the measurement of gastric emptying rate in healthy and dyspeptic individuals
    Ram Dickman
    Division of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Hospital, Petah Tikva, Israel
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 25:291-5. 2013
    ..To determine normative gastric emptying rates for the continuous breath test and to compare its findings with gastric scintigraphy in healthy volunteers and dyspeptic patients...
  11. ncbi request reprint Screening for colorectal cancer in personnel of an academic medical center
    Zohar Levi
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Hospital, Petach Tikva and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Dig Dis Sci 52:2301-4. 2007
    ..In conclusion, using hospital facilities, we initiated a unique CRC screening program for employees. Our method may be applicable in other medical centers for the detection of adenomas and CRCs in the early, curative stages...
  12. ncbi request reprint Effect of cranberry juice on eradication of Helicobacter pylori in patients treated with antibiotics and a proton pump inhibitor
    Haim Shmuely
    Helicobacter pylori Research Institute, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tikva, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Mol Nutr Food Res 51:746-51. 2007
    ..9%) than in the placebo-OAC arm (n = 45, 80.0%) and non-placebo-OAC group (n = 287, 85.0%). These results suggest that the addition of cranberry to triple therapy improves the rate of H. pylori eradication in females...
  13. pmc Microsatellite instability, MLH1 promoter methylation, and BRAF mutation analysis in sporadic colorectal cancers of different ethnic groups in Israel
    Alex Vilkin
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Hospital, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Cancer 115:760-9. 2009
    ..The authors of this report hypothesized that environmental factors and lifestyle differences among various ethnic groups may differentially influence the epigenetic regulation of tumor suppressor genes in CRC...
  14. doi request reprint Cumulative evaluation of a quantitative immunochemical fecal occult blood test to determine its optimal clinical use
    Paul Rozen
    Gastroenterology Department, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Hospital, Petach Tikva, Israel
    Cancer 116:2115-25. 2010
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  15. ncbi request reprint Primary and secondary nonvariceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding
    Michal Cohen
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Hospital, Petach Tikva, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    J Clin Gastroenterol 41:810-3. 2007
    ..Upper gastrointestinal (UGI) bleeding is associated with a mortality rate of up to 14% in emergency hospital admissions (primary bleeding), and up to 28% in hospitalized patients (secondary bleeding)...
  16. doi request reprint hMLH1 promoter methylation and JC virus T antigen presence in the tumor tissue of colorectal cancer Israeli patients of different ethnic groups
    Yaron Niv
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Hospital, and Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 22:938-41. 2010
    ..Hypermethylation of tumor suppressor genes' promoter and JC virus infection may be etiologic factors in the development of colorectal cancer (CRC)...
  17. ncbi request reprint Open access gastroscopy in hospitalized patients
    Eyal Gal
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center Beilinson Campus, Petah Tikva, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 9:797-9. 2007
    ..Open access gastroscopy allows physicians to refer patients for endoscopic procedures without a prior consultation...
  18. doi request reprint Presence of JC virus DNA in the tumor tissue and normal mucosa of patients with sporadic colorectal cancer (CRC) or with positive family history and Bethesda criteria
    Alex Vilkin
    Department of Gastroenterology and Pathology, Rabin Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Dig Dis Sci 57:79-84. 2012
    ..JC virus (JCV) may infect the gastrointestinal tract in childhood, and, by encoding a gene for T-antigen (T Ag), can initiate chromosomal instability in epithelial cells...
  19. ncbi request reprint Higher gastric mucin secretion and lower gastric acid output in first-degree relatives of gastric cancer patients
    Alexander Vilkin
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Israel
    J Clin Gastroenterol 42:36-41. 2008
    ..Mucins are high-molecular-weight glycoproteins that play a cardinal role in the protective mechanism of the gastric epithelium...
  20. doi request reprint Prevalence of symptoms suggestive of gastroparesis in a cohort of patients with diabetes mellitus
    Ram Dickman
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petach Tikva, Israel
    J Diabetes Complications 27:376-9. 2013
    ..To estimate the prevalence of symptoms suggestive of gastroparesis and their association to clinical and demographic data in a large population of patients with diabetes mellitus and in the general population in Israel...
  21. ncbi request reprint Minidose aspirin and gastrointestinal bleeding--a retrospective, case-control study in hospitalized patients
    Boris Sapoznikov
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Dig Dis Sci 50:1621-4. 2005
    ..There appears to be an association between minidose aspirin treatment and hospitalization for upper gastrointestinal tract bleeding. Despite the advanced age of the patients, only one-quarter were treated with gastric protective agent...
  22. ncbi request reprint Validation of a novel real time 13C urea breath test for rapid evaluation of Helicobacter pylori in children and adolescents
    Arie Levine
    Pediatric Gastroenterology Unit, Department of Gastroenterology, The E Wolfson Medical Center, Holon, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    J Pediatr 145:112-4. 2004
    ..Results were obtained within 10 minutes in 96% of patients. The test is rapid, user-friendly, and has 100% concordance with conventional diagnostic methods...
  23. pmc Dyspepsia symptoms and Helicobacter pylori infection, Nakuru, Kenya
    Haim Shmuely
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tikvah, Israel
    Emerg Infect Dis 9:1103-7. 2003
    ..However, young persons with dyspepsia had an unexpectedly high prevalence of H. pylori infection. H. pylori test-and-treat strategy should be considered in Kenyan patients with dyspepsia, particularly in persons <30 years of age...
  24. ncbi request reprint In vitro activity of levofloxacin against Helicobacter pylori isolates from patients after treatment failure
    Jacob Yahav
    Helicobacter Research Institute, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tikva 49100, Israel
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 55:81-3. 2006
    ..Physicians should consider triple therapy with omeprazole, LEV, and AMP in patients unsuccessfully treated with first- and second-line regimens...
  25. ncbi request reprint Preparation for colonoscopy in hospitalized patients
    Nechama Chorev
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petach Tikva, and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 49100, Israel
    Dig Dis Sci 52:835-9. 2007
    ..Current preparatory methods for hospitalized and severely ill patients need to be revised...
  26. doi request reprint Patients with sporadic colorectal cancer or advanced adenomatous polyp have elevated anti-JC virus antibody titer in comparison with healthy controls: a cross-sectional study
    Yaron Niv
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Hospital, Tel Aviv University, Petach Tikva, Israel
    J Clin Gastroenterol 44:489-94. 2010
    ..Antibodies against JCV can be found in the sera of many people with and without colorectal carcinoma (CRC). We hypothesized that JCV antibody titer will be higher in CRC patients than in healthy controls...
  27. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of omeprazole- versus lansoprazole-based triple therapy for Helicobacter pylori eradication
    Yaron Niv
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tiqva, Israel
    Dig Dis Sci 50:839-41. 2005
    ..There is no statistically significant difference between omeprazole and lansoprazole as part of a PPI-based triple therapy for eradication of H. pylori...
  28. 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...
  29. pmc Gastric mucin expression in Helicobacter pylori-related, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug-related and idiopathic ulcers
    Doron Boltin
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, Petah Tikva 49100, Israel
    World J Gastroenterol 18:4597-603. 2012
    ..To determine the pattern of secreted mucin expression in Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori)-related, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID)-related and idiopathic gastric ulcers...
  30. ncbi request reprint Performance characteristics and evaluation of an automated-developed and quantitative, immunochemical, fecal occult blood screening test
    Alex Vilkin
    Gastroenterology Department, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Hospital, Petach Tikva, Israel
    Am J Gastroenterol 100:2519-25. 2005
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Application of Maastricht 2-2000 guidelines for the management of Helicobacter pylori among specialists and primary care physicians in israel: are we missing the malignant potential of Helicobacter pylori?
    Haim Shirin
    Department of Gastroenterology, The E Wolfson Medical Center, Holon, Israel
    J Clin Gastroenterol 38:322-5. 2004
    ..The Maastricht 2-2000 guidelines on the current management of Helicobacter pylori infection were recently adopted by the Israeli Gastroenterological Association...
  32. ncbi request reprint 13C-urea breath test to validate eradication of Helicobacter pylori in an Israeli population
    Eyal Gal
    Helicobacter Pylori Central Laboratory, Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Clalit Health Services, Petach Tiqva, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 5:98-100. 2003
    ..The 13C-urea breath test is the best non-invasive test to validate Helicobacter pylori eradication. Serology is unreliable for this purpose due to the slow and unpredictable decline in the antibody titer...
  33. ncbi request reprint 13C-urea breath test for diagnosis of Helicobacter pylori infection in the elderly
    Yaron Niv
    Helicobacter Pylori Central Laboratory, Clalit Health Services, Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, and Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Dig Dis Sci 49:1840-4. 2004
    ..Our results are in accordance with the increase in metronidazole resistance of H. pylori stains and the cohort effect of H. pylori infection on the elderly Israeli-born population...
  34. ncbi request reprint Association of CagA+ Helicobacter pylori infection with aortic atheroma
    Haim Shmuely
    Helicobacter pylori Research Institute, Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus Petach Tikvah and Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Atherosclerosis 179:127-32. 2005
    ..To investigate possible association between infection with CagA(+) strains of Helicobacter pylori and aortic atheroma diagnosed by transesophageal echocardiography...
  35. doi request reprint A higher detection rate for colorectal cancer and advanced adenomatous polyp for screening with immunochemical fecal occult blood test than guaiac fecal occult blood test, despite lower compliance rate. A prospective, controlled, feasibility study
    Zohar Levi
    Gastroenterology Department, Rabin Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Int J Cancer 128:2415-24. 2011
    ..6-4.5; Intention to Screen: odds ratio 3.16, 95% confidence interval 1.8-5.4). FIT is feasible in urban, average-risk population, which significantly improved performance for detection of AAP and CRC, despite reduced participation...
  36. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a desk top instrument for the automated development and immunochemical quantification of fecal occult blood
    Paul Rozen
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Hospital, Petach Tikva, Israel
    Med Sci Monit 12:MT27-32. 2006
    ..The automated-developed, quantitative, immunochemical human Hb FOBT (I-FOBT) is specific, allows for quality control and selection of a suitable Hb level, with optimal sensitivity and specificity, for colonoscopy...
  37. ncbi request reprint Gastric mucin expression in first-degree relatives of gastric cancer patients
    Doron Boltin
    Departments of aGastroenterology bPathology cGastroenterology Laboratory, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus dDepartment of Pathology, Rabin Medical Center, Hasharon Campus eThe Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 26:710-4. 2014
    ..In the present study we aimed to investigate the mucin phenotype of individuals with a family history of gastric cancer...
  38. pmc Vomiting and Dysphagia predict delayed gastric emptying in diabetic and nondiabetic subjects
    Doron Boltin
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Hospital, 39 Jabotinski Street 49100, Petach Tikva, Israel
    J Diabetes Res 2014:294032. 2014
    ..Conclusions Inferences. Vomiting and dysphagia are predictive of delayed gastric emptying in both diabetic and nondiabetic subjects. Diabetes is associated with more severe gastroparesis. ..
  39. doi request reprint Body mass index and socioeconomic status measured in adolescence, country of origin, and the incidence of gastroesophageal adenocarcinoma in a cohort of 1 million men
    Zohar Levi
    Medical Corps, Israeli Defense Force, Jerusalem, Israel Gastroenterology Department, Rabin Medical Center, Petach Tikva, Israel Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Cancer 119:4086-93. 2013
    ....
  40. doi request reprint Mucin function in inflammatory bowel disease: an update
    Doron Boltin
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center and Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Clin Gastroenterol 47:106-11. 2013
    ..Further study is needed to better characterize the immune and genetic influences on mucin expression and secretion and role of endoplasmic reticulum stress and a defective unfolded protein response in mediating these changes...
  41. ncbi request reprint Endoscopy in asymptomatic minidose aspirin consumers
    Yaron Niv
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tiqva, Israel
    Dig Dis Sci 50:78-80. 2005
    ..Univariate and multivariate analysis revealed no factor other than aspirin predictive of a positive endoscopy. Minidose aspirin treatment is associated with a high prevalence of ulcerations of the stomach and duodenum...
  42. ncbi request reprint Gallbladder inflammation is associated with increase in mucin expression and pigmented stone formation
    Alexander Vilkin
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Tel Aviv University, Petach Tiqwa, Israel
    Dig Dis Sci 52:1613-20. 2007
    ..MUC5AC and MUC5B are secreted into bile. Inflammation of the gallbladder is accompanied by a higher level of MUC5AC expression and is associated with pigmented brown stones...
  43. ncbi request reprint Survey of primary physicians' knowledge of colorectal cancer screening
    Shlomo Birkenfeld
    Batiamon Gastroenterology Unit, Rabin Medical Center, Petah Tiqva, Clalit Health Services, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Clin Gastroenterol 40:64-7. 2006
    ....
  44. doi request reprint Tumor microRNA-29a expression and the risk of recurrence in stage II colon cancer
    Alina Weissmann-Brenner
    Institute of Oncology, Davidoff Center, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Hospital, Petah Tikva, Israel
    Int J Oncol 40:2097-103. 2012
    ..In conclusion, this study demonstrated a significant impact of miR-29a on the risk of recurrence in patients with stage II but not in patients with stage I colon cancer. Based on these results, a validation study is planned...
  45. doi request reprint Impact of colonoscopy on quality of life
    Yaron Niv
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, Petach Tikva, Israel
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 24:781-6. 2012
    ..Colonoscopy of asymptomatic, healthy individuals for colorectal cancer screening rarely causes complications and adverse events. Thus, quality of life (QOL) of the participants should not be affected by the procedure...
  46. doi request reprint Esophago-gastro-duodenoscopy is not indicated in patients with positive immunochemical test and nonexplanatory colonoscopy
    Zohar Levi
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Hospital, Tel Aviv University, Petach Tikva, Israel
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 22:1431-4. 2010
    ..In this study, we evaluated EGD findings in patients with positive immunochemical fecal occult blood test (I-FOBT) not explained by colonoscopy...
  47. doi request reprint High eradication rates of Helicobacter pylori infection following sequential therapy: the Israeli experience treating naïve patients
    Hemda Schmilovitz-Weiss
    Gastroenterology Unit, Rabin Medical Center, Hasharon Hospital, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Helicobacter 16:229-33. 2011
    ..Studies performed in Italy have shown eradication rates of 93%, following sequential therapy. Our aim was to evaluate the effect of sequential therapy on eradication rates of H. pylori in naïve Israeli patients...
  48. ncbi request reprint Comparison of proton pump inhibitor-based triple therapy with losec and the generic drug, Omepradex, for efficacy of Helicobacter pylori eradication
    Yaron Niv
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Israel
    Dig Dis Sci 50:623-5. 2005
    ..There is no statistically significant difference between Losec and the generic drug Omepradex as part of a PPI-based triple therapy for eradication efficacy of Helicobacter pylori...
  49. doi request reprint Screening colonoscopy for colorectal cancer in asymptomatic people: a meta-analysis
    Yaron Niv
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Hospital, Petach Tikva, 49100, Israel
    Dig Dis Sci 53:3049-54. 2008
    ..We looked for the diagnostic yield of the procedure as well as for its safety in a screening setting...
  50. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of Crohn's disease in Israel: a 20-year survey
    Ibrahim Zvidi
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Clalit Health Services, and Tel Aviv University, 39 Jabotinski Street, Petach Tikva, 49100, Israel
    Dig Dis Sci 54:848-52. 2009
    ..The previous two surveys were 10 years apart, in 1987 and 1997, demonstrating an increase in Crohn's disease prevalence. The aim of the present study was to confirm the trend for increasing Crohn's disease prevalence in Israel...
  51. ncbi request reprint A familial gastrointestinal cancer clinic: organization, aims and activities, 2004-2007
    Paul Rozen
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tikva, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 10:695-8. 2008
    ..Dedicated, organ-specific screening clinics have been shown to significantly reduce cancer morbidity and mortality...
  52. pmc Mucin gene expression in bile of patients with and without gallstone disease, collected by endoscopic retrograde cholangiography
    Alexander Vilkin
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tiqwa, Israel
    World J Gastroenterol 15:2367-71. 2009
    ..To investigate the pattern of mucin expression and concentration in bile obtained during endoscopic retrograde cholangiography (ERC) in relation to gallstone disease...
  53. doi request reprint Impaired sleep quality in Crohn's disease depends on disease activity
    Rachel Gingold-Belfer
    Division of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, 49100, Petach Tikva, Israel
    Dig Dis Sci 59:146-51. 2014
    ..Little is known concerning the relationship of disease activity and sleep disturbances in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and specifically in patients with Crohn's disease...
  54. ncbi request reprint A diagnostic approach to patients with suspected lactose malabsorption
    Tsachi Tsadok Perets
    Laboratory of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petach Tikva, Israel
    Dig Dis Sci 59:1012-6. 2014
    ..The lactose intolerance quick test (LIQT) measures lactase activity in duodenal biopsies and may be performed as part of upper gastrointestinal endoscopy...
  55. ncbi request reprint Colon cancer cells expressing cell surface GRP78 as a marker for reduced tumorigenicity
    Britta Hardy
    Felsenstein Medical Research Center, Tel Aviv University Sackler School of Medicine, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petach Tikva, 49100, Israel
    Cell Oncol (Dordr) 35:345-54. 2012
    ..Over-expression of GRP78 in the ER promotes its localization to the cell surface on several cell types including tumor cells...
  56. ncbi request reprint Susceptibility of Helicobacter pylori isolates to the antiadhesion activity of a high-molecular-weight constituent of cranberry
    Haim Shmuely
    Helicobacter pylori Research Institute, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tikva, Israel
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 50:231-5. 2004
    ..There was no cross-resistance to the nondialysable material and metronidazole. These data suggest that a combination of antibiotics and a cranberry preparation may improve H. pylori eradication...
  57. ncbi request reprint 13C-urea breath test, referral patterns, and results in children
    Yaron Niv
    Department of Gastroenterology, Beilinson Campus, Rabin Medical Center, Petach Tiqwa, 49100, Israel
    J Clin Gastroenterol 37:142-6. 2003
    ..The secondary aim is to investigate the result of different treatment combinations for Hp eradication...
  58. doi request reprint Inverse association between Helicobacter pylori and pediatric asthma in a high-prevalence population
    Noam Zevit
    Institute of Gastroenterology, Nutrition, and Liver Diseases, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, Petach Tikva, Israel
    Helicobacter 17:30-5. 2012
    ..pylori may have protective effects on allergic diseases. The aim of this study was to explore the relationship between pediatric asthma and H. pylori infection in a population with high prevalence of H. pylori infection...
  59. doi request reprint Age and gender differences in urea breath test results
    Noam Zevit
    Institute for Gastroenterology, Nutrition and Liver Diseases, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, Petach Tikva, Israel
    Eur J Clin Invest 41:767-72. 2011
    ..We characterized both the age- and gender-based trends of UBT results, from early childhood through late adulthood...
  60. ncbi request reprint BAT monoclonal antibody immunotherapy of human metastatic colorectal carcinoma in mice
    Britta Hardy
    Felsenstein Medical Research Center, Tel Aviv University School of Medicine, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tikva 49100, Israel
    Cancer Lett 229:217-22. 2005
    ..The efficacy of humanized BAT in the regression of hepatic metastases in human colorectal carcinoma has potential clinical use...
  61. doi request reprint Helicobacter pylori recurrence in developed and developing countries: meta-analysis of 13C-urea breath test follow-up after eradication
    Yaron Niv
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Hospital, Petach Tikva and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Helicobacter 13:56-61. 2008
    ..The aim of the study was to analyze recurrence rates in developed and developing countries and to deduce the relative roles of recrudescence and reinfection...
  62. ncbi request reprint Gender medicine in gastroenterology
    Yaron Niv
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Petah Tikva, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 13:244-6. 2011
    ..In this review I will describe some of the evidence for gender differences in gastrointestinal diseases. Gender medicine and its application for gastroenterology is a new field and one warranting research...
  63. doi request reprint Helicobacter pylori and non-malignant diseases
    Haim Shirin
    Gastroenterology Department, Rabin Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Helicobacter 13:23-7. 2008
    ..There is still a lot to learn about the bacterium and host factors related to H. pylori infection and its complications...
  64. doi request reprint The prevalence of inflammatory bowel disease in an Israeli Arab population
    Ibrahim Zvidi
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tikva, Clalit Health Services, and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Crohns Colitis 7:e159-63. 2013
    ..To determine the prevalence of inflammatory bowel disease among the 1.5 million Arab residents in Israel who represent 20% of the total population...
  65. doi request reprint Perceptions of gastroenterologists and patients regarding irritable bowel syndrome and inflammatory bowel disease
    Sigal Levy
    aThe Academic College of Tel Aviv Yaffo bSackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv cDepartment of Medical Psychology dInstitute of Nuclear Medicine eDivision of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Hospital, Petah Tikva, Israel
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 26:40-6. 2014
    ..To compare perceptions of patients and gastroenterologists regarding irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)...
  66. doi request reprint Secreted and membrane-bound mucins and idiopathic peptic ulcer disease
    Yaron Niv
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Digestion 86:258-63. 2012
    ..Genetic and epigenetic changes in the mucin molecule may be responsible for idiopathic peptic ulcer disease, but this hypothesis must be further investigated. Herein, the mucin hypothesis of idiopathic peptic ulcer disease is explored...
  67. ncbi request reprint Histological changes in the gastric mucosa after Helicobacter pylori eradication
    Suzana Fichman
    Department of Pathology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tiqwa, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 16:1183-8. 2004
    ..The aim of this study is to assess the reversibility of these mucosal changes after H. pylori eradication...
  68. ncbi request reprint Survey of the opinions, knowledge and practices of surgeons and internists regarding Helicobacter pylori test-and-treat policy
    Yaron Niv
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, Belinson Campus, Petach Tikva, Israel
    J Clin Gastroenterol 36:139-43. 2003
    ..Guidelines for a test-and-treat policy have been published by the European H. pylori working group in Maastricht...
  69. ncbi request reprint Survey of surgeons' and internists' knowledge of colorectal cancer screening
    Yaron Niv
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, and Tel Aviv University, Petach Tikva, Israel
    Cancer Detect Prev 28:340-4. 2004
    ..Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the most common of the gastrointestinal cancers in Israel, with an incidence of 50 cases per 100,000 for men and 45 per 100,000 for women in 2000...
  70. ncbi request reprint Outcome of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG): comparison of two policies in a 4-year experience
    Galia Abuksis
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petach Tikva and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Clin Nutr 23:341-6. 2004
    ..Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) is the technique of choice for long-term enteral nutrition. Though safe and technically simple, PEG has been associated with significant morbidity and mortality...
  71. ncbi request reprint Assessment and validation of the new capsule endoscopy Crohn's disease activity index (CECDAI)
    Eyal Gal
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Hospital, 100 Jabotinski Street, Petach Tikva 49100, Israel
    Dig Dis Sci 53:1933-7. 2008
    ..The assessment of the severity of Crohn's disease by capsule endoscopy is not standardized and is limited by interobserver variations in interpreting the findings...
  72. ncbi request reprint [Clinical summary of the first 500 patients in the gastrointestinal soldiers' clinic in Beilinson hospital]
    Yaron Niv
    Rabin Medical Center, Tel Aviv University
    Harefuah 148:76-9, 141. 2009
    ..The Soldiers' Clinic for gastrointestinal diseases was established in the Rabin Medical Center in 2006, for better management of these problems...
  73. pmc Upper and Lower Gastrointestinal Findings in PTEN Mutation-Positive Cowden Syndrome Patients Participating in an Active Surveillance Program
    Zohar Levi
    Gastroenterology Department, Rabin Medical Center, Petach Tikva, Israel
    Clin Transl Gastroenterol 2:e5. 2011
    ..Our objective is to document the upper and lower GI findings in CS patients undergoing such an active GI surveillance program...
  74. ncbi request reprint Screening the average risk population for colorectal cancer: the Israeli experience 1985-97
    Yaron Niv
    Gastroenterology Department, Rabin Medical Centre, Beilinson Campus, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Colorectal Dis 5:358-61. 2003
    ..In this study the Israeli experience between 1985 and 1997 was documented...
  75. doi request reprint Analysis of 7-year physician-reported adverse events in esophagogastroduodenoscopy
    Yaron Niv
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Patient Saf 8:65-8. 2012
    ..Reporting adverse events became a mandatory behavior for quality assurance purposes and for preparing potential claims...
  76. ncbi request reprint Ghrelin, Helicobacter pylori and body mass: is there an association?
    Doron Boltin
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center Beilinson Campus, Petah Tikva, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 14:130-2. 2012
    ..Weight gain following H. pylori eradication may be attributable to changes in plasma and gastric ghrelin; however, this hypothesis needs to be further investigated...
  77. doi request reprint Complications in colonoscopy: analysis of 7-year physician-reported adverse events
    Yaron Niv
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 23:492-8. 2011
    ..The number of malpractice claims against physicians and health institutes in Israel is increasing continuously, as in the rest of the Western world. This trend became a serious financial burden...
  78. pmc MUC1 and colorectal cancer pathophysiology considerations
    Yaron Niv
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Petach Tikva 49100, Israel
    World J Gastroenterol 14:2139-41. 2008
    ..This mechanism may be similar to that just described for DCC and UNC5H, which induced apoptosis when not engaged with their ligand netrin, but mediate signals for proliferation, differentiation or migration when ligand bound...
  79. ncbi request reprint Patient retention in a clinical trial: a lesson from the rofecoxib (VIOXX) study
    Meli Mor
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petach Tiqva, Israel
    Dig Dis Sci 51:1175-8. 2006
    ..8+/-4.1). In conclusion, retention in a clinical trial mainly depends on the subject of the trial and the scientific/professional setting where it takes place, and less on the support of the family physician...
  80. doi request reprint Gradual cessation of proton pump inhibitor (PPI) treatment may prevent rebound acid secretion, measured by the alkaline tide method, in dyspepsia and reflux patients
    Yaron Niv
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, 39 Jabotinski Street, Petach Tikva 49100, Israel
    Med Hypotheses 77:451-2. 2011
    ..We hypothesize that gradual step down cessation of PPI will prevent this clinical relevant event. By measuring alkaline tide after PPI cessation we may prove this hypothesis...
  81. doi request reprint A novel continuous breath test versus scintigraphy for gastric emptying rate measurement
    Ram Dickman
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Hospital, Petah Tiqva, Israel
    J Clin Gastroenterol 45:22-5. 2011
    ..Gastric scintigraphy (GS) is considered the gold standard for gastric emptying rate (GER) measurement; however, it requires expensive equipment and special licensing for radioactive substances...
  82. doi request reprint The prevalence of ulcerative colitis in Israel: a twenty-year survey
    Shlomo Birkenfeld
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Petach Tikva, Israel
    J Clin Gastroenterol 43:743-6. 2009
    ..The previous 2 surveys were 10 years apart, in 1987 and 1997, demonstrating an increase in ulcerative colitis (UC) prevalence. The aim of the present study was to confirm the trend for increasing UC prevalence in Israel...
  83. ncbi request reprint [Colonoscopy for early detection and prevention of colorectal cancer]
    Yaron Niv
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Tel Aviv University
    Harefuah 149:535-6, 549. 2010
    ..Furthermore, the implementation of a computerized database and report that includes quality assurance fields, will improve colonoscopy success rates...
  84. pmc Comparison of clinical characteristics of patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease who failed proton pump inhibitor therapy versus those who fully responded
    Ram Dickman
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Hospital, Petach Tikva, Israel
    J Neurogastroenterol Motil 17:387-94. 2011
    ..However, there is not much information about the clinical characteristics of these patients. The aim of the study is to compare the clinical characteristics of PPI responders vs non-responders...
  85. doi request reprint H. pylori/NSAID--negative peptic ulcer--the mucin theory
    Yaron Niv
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Med Hypotheses 75:433-5. 2010
    ..Mucin genetic or epigenetic changes may be blamed for idiopathic peptic ulcer disease, but this hypothesis should be further investigated...
  86. doi request reprint PET/CT enterography in Crohn disease: correlation of disease activity on CT enterography with 18F-FDG uptake
    David Groshar
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Rabin Medical Center, Petah Tikva, Israel
    J Nucl Med 51:1009-14. 2010
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  87. ncbi request reprint Follicular lymphoma with extensive gastrointestinal tract involvement: follow-up by capsule endoscopy
    Boris Sapoznikov
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tiqwa 49100, Israel
    Dig Dis Sci 52:1031-5. 2007
    ..In the present case, the use of capsule endoscopy improved the evaluation of the extent of small bowel involvement prior to and following treatment...
  88. doi request reprint Perceptions of gastroenterologists and nurses regarding irritable bowel syndrome and inflammatory bowel disease
    Ram Dickman
    Division of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Hospital, Petach Tikva and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 23:813-7. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to compare the perceptions of physicians and nurses regarding IBS and IBD...
  89. ncbi request reprint Biologic behavior of microsatellite-unstable colorectal cancer and treatment with 5-fluorouracil
    Yaron Niv
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tiqva, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 7:520-4. 2005
    ....