Gabriel Chodick

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Affiliation: National Institutes of Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Agreement between contemporaneously recorded and subsequently recalled time spent outdoors: implications for environmental exposure studies
    Gabriel Chodick
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health DHHS, 6120 Executive Boulevard, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 17:106-11. 2007
  2. pmc Assessment of lifetime cumulative sun exposure using a self-administered questionnaire: reliability of two approaches
    Chu Ling Yu
    Radiation Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Rockville, MD 20892 7238, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:464-71. 2009
  3. pmc Risk of cataract extraction among adult retinoblastoma survivors
    Gabriel Chodick
    Radiation Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 7238, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 127:1500-4. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Agreement between diary records of time spent outdoors and personal ultraviolet radiation dose measurements
    Gabriel Chodick
    Radiation Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, NCI, NIH, DHHS, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Photochem Photobiol 84:713-8. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint The utilization of pediatric computed tomography in a large Israeli Health Maintenance Organization
    Gabriel Chodick
    Maccabi Healthcare Services, 27 Ha Mered Street, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Pediatr Radiol 36:485-90. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Seasonality in birth weight in Israel: new evidence suggests several global patterns and different etiologies
    Gabriel Chodick
    Medical Informatics Department, Maccabi Healthcare Services, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Ann Epidemiol 17:440-6. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Assessment of ecological regression in the study of colon, breast, ovary, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, or prostate cancer and residential UV
    Paul Waltz
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, Department of Health and Human Services, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Eur J Cancer Prev 17:279-86. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint In vitro fertilization and risk of breast and gynecologic cancers: a retrospective cohort study within the Israeli Maccabi Healthcare Services
    Louise A Brinton
    Hormonal and Reproductive Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Fertil Steril 99:1189-96. 2013
  9. pmc Risk of cataract after exposure to low doses of ionizing radiation: a 20-year prospective cohort study among US radiologic technologists
    Gabriel Chodick
    Radiation Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 7238, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 168:620-31. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Excess lifetime cancer mortality risk attributable to radiation exposure from computed tomography examinations in children
    Gabriel Chodick
    Radiation Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, DHHS, Bethesda, MD 20892 7238, USA
    Isr Med Assoc J 9:584-7. 2007

Detail Information

Publications29

  1. ncbi request reprint Agreement between contemporaneously recorded and subsequently recalled time spent outdoors: implications for environmental exposure studies
    Gabriel Chodick
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health DHHS, 6120 Executive Boulevard, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 17:106-11. 2007
    ..The aim of the study is to evaluate the agreement between contemporaneously recorded and subsequently recalled time spent outdoors during 1 week among members of an occupational cohort...
  2. pmc Assessment of lifetime cumulative sun exposure using a self-administered questionnaire: reliability of two approaches
    Chu Ling Yu
    Radiation Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Rockville, MD 20892 7238, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:464-71. 2009
    ..05); the higher ICCs for the activity-based questionnaire were primarily derived from the results for females. Research is needed to further improve the activity-based questionnaire approach for long-term sun exposure assessment...
  3. pmc Risk of cataract extraction among adult retinoblastoma survivors
    Gabriel Chodick
    Radiation Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 7238, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 127:1500-4. 2009
    ..To investigate the risk of cataract extraction among adult retinoblastoma survivors...
  4. ncbi request reprint Agreement between diary records of time spent outdoors and personal ultraviolet radiation dose measurements
    Gabriel Chodick
    Radiation Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, NCI, NIH, DHHS, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Photochem Photobiol 84:713-8. 2008
    ..g. driving) in which the participant is usually shaded from the sun. Our results demonstrated a significant correlation between diary records of time spent outdoors with objective personal UVR dose measurements...
  5. ncbi request reprint The utilization of pediatric computed tomography in a large Israeli Health Maintenance Organization
    Gabriel Chodick
    Maccabi Healthcare Services, 27 Ha Mered Street, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Pediatr Radiol 36:485-90. 2006
    ..Concern has been raised about the potential risks related to radiation exposure from CT scans, particularly among children. However, to date, there are few data available describing the magnitude of pediatric CT utilization...
  6. ncbi request reprint Seasonality in birth weight in Israel: new evidence suggests several global patterns and different etiologies
    Gabriel Chodick
    Medical Informatics Department, Maccabi Healthcare Services, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Ann Epidemiol 17:440-6. 2007
    ..To investigate the effect of season on birth weight and whether it is expressed also in fluctuations of proportions of extreme birth weights...
  7. doi request reprint Assessment of ecological regression in the study of colon, breast, ovary, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, or prostate cancer and residential UV
    Paul Waltz
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, Department of Health and Human Services, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Eur J Cancer Prev 17:279-86. 2008
    ..The study demonstrates the high sensitivity of ecological studies to adjustments for various confounders, and casts doubts on results of ecological analyses in this field...
  8. ncbi request reprint In vitro fertilization and risk of breast and gynecologic cancers: a retrospective cohort study within the Israeli Maccabi Healthcare Services
    Louise A Brinton
    Hormonal and Reproductive Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Fertil Steril 99:1189-96. 2013
    ..To assess long-term cancer risks associated with in vitro fertilization (IVF)...
  9. pmc Risk of cataract after exposure to low doses of ionizing radiation: a 20-year prospective cohort study among US radiologic technologists
    Gabriel Chodick
    Radiation Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 7238, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 168:620-31. 2008
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  10. ncbi request reprint Excess lifetime cancer mortality risk attributable to radiation exposure from computed tomography examinations in children
    Gabriel Chodick
    Radiation Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, DHHS, Bethesda, MD 20892 7238, USA
    Isr Med Assoc J 9:584-7. 2007
    ..The major drawback of this important technology is the exposure to ionizing radiation, especially among children who have increased organ radiosensitivity and a long lifetime to potentially develop radiation-related cancer...
  11. pmc Similar prevalence of founder BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations among Ashkenazi and non-Ashkenazi men with breast cancer: evidence from 261 cases in Israel, 1976-1999
    Gabriel Chodick
    Radiation Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, DHHS, Bethesda, MD 20892 7238, USA
    Eur J Med Genet 51:141-7. 2008
    ..8%) and non-Ashkenazi Jews (9.1%). The combined prevalence of BRCA1/BRCA2 founder mutations among Ashkenazi Jewish men is slightly higher than for women, due to a higher frequency of BRCA2 mutations...
  12. ncbi request reprint In a population-based cohort of diabetes patients, men and women had similar risks for all-cause mortality
    Varda Shalev
    Medical Division, Maccabi Healthcare Services, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Clin Epidemiol 60:86-93. 2007
    ..To compare death rates of diabetic men and women relative to the general population and to identify sex-specific risk factors for all-cause mortality...
  13. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology of diabetes in a large Israeli HMO
    Gabriel Chodick
    Maccabi Health Services, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Eur J Epidemiol 18:1143-6. 2003
    ..The rise in the prevalence and mortality of diabetes patients has important implication for Israeli health authorities and should be seriously regarded...
  14. ncbi request reprint Reduced hospitalizations and death associated with influenza vaccination among patients with and without diabetes
    Anthony D Heymann
    Maccabi Healthcare Services, 27 HaMered St, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Diabetes Care 27:2581-4. 2004
    ..To assess whether the influenza vaccination of community-dwelling, diabetic, elderly individuals is associated with reduced rates of hospitalization and death...
  15. ncbi request reprint Late influenza vaccination is associated with reduced effectiveness
    Gabriel Chodick
    Maccabi Healthcare Services, Ha Mered 27, Tel Aviv 68125, Israel
    Prev Med 43:71-6. 2006
    ..The study aims were to compare post-immunization hospitalization and mortality rates among high-risk patients who were vaccinated against influenza in different periods of autumn...
  16. ncbi request reprint Risk of exposure to hepatitis A virus among day-care workers in Israel: implications for preventive measures
    Tamar Peled
    Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Arch Environ Health 57:332-6. 2002
    ..These results may imply that seronegative workers have a 2-fold chance of acquiring hepatitis A. Appropriate preventive measures should be considered, and active immunization of susceptible workers should be undertaken...
  17. ncbi request reprint Influence of school closure on the incidence of viral respiratory diseases among children and on health care utilization
    Anthony Heymann
    Department of Community Medicine, Maccabi Healthcare Services, The Edmond and Lily Safra Children s Hospital, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 23:675-7. 2004
    ..The present study provides quantitative data to support school closure during an influenza pandemic...
  18. ncbi request reprint Survey of tuberculin skin test positivity among Israeli pediatric hospital workers
    Yaron Finkelstein
    Department of Pediatrics B, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, Petah Tiqva
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 25:788-91. 2004
    ..TST results of induration of 10 mm or more and 20 mm or more were noted in 44.9% and 10.4%, respectively. Positive TST (> 10 mm) was found to be significantly associated with age, country of origin, and duration of employment...
  19. pmc Secular trends in age at menarche, smoking, and oral contraceptive use among Israeli girls
    Gabriel Chodick
    Israel Defense Force Medical Corps, Army Health Branch, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, PO Box 39040, Ramat Aviv, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
    Prev Chronic Dis 2:A12. 2005
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  20. ncbi request reprint Reliability of self-reported smoking history and age at initial tobacco use
    Michael Huerta
    Israel Defence Force Medical Corps, Army Health Branch, Military Post 02149, Israel
    Prev Med 41:646-50. 2005
    ..Many studies use questionnaires to determine smoking status and age of smoking onset. This study aimed to determine the reliability of self-reported smoking history and age of smoking initiation...
  21. ncbi request reprint The shifting epidemiology of hepatitis A following routine childhood immunization program in Israel
    Gabriel Chodick
    Medical Informatics Department, Maccabi Healthcare Services, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Prev Med 45:386-91. 2007
    ..The study objectives were to assess the uptake of hepatitis A vaccine following the new policy and to examine the incidence of hepatitis A and the number of prevented cases...
  22. ncbi request reprint Pemphigus variant associated with penicillin use: a case-cohort study of 363 patients from Israel
    Anthony D Heymann
    Medical Division, Maccabi Healthcare Services, and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Arch Dermatol 143:704-7. 2007
    ..To determine whether medication use is associated with the development of a pemphigus variant...
  23. ncbi request reprint The implementation of managed care for diabetes using medical informatics in a large Preferred Provider Organization
    Anthony D Heymann
    Maccabi Health Services, 27 HaMered St, Tel Aviv, Israel Tel Aviv University, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 71:290-8. 2006
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint [Description of a diabetes disease register extracted from a central database]
    Anthony D Heymann
    Maccabi Health Services Tel Aviv, Israel
    Harefuah 146:15-7, 79. 2007
    ..To describe the development of inclusion criteria for identifying diabetic patients using administrative, laboratory and pharmacy data on a large central electronic database...
  25. ncbi request reprint Elevated 13C urea breath test values females infected with Helicobacter pylori
    Haim Shmuely
    Helicobacter pylori Research Institute, Department of Internal Medicine C, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tikva, Israel
    Dig Dis Sci 52:402-4. 2007
    ..pylori host interaction. This study suggests that infected females have a higher bacterial load and therefore may potentially infect their children at a higher degree than males...
  26. ncbi request reprint International comparisons of prostate cancer mortality rates with dietary practices and sunlight levels
    Paul Waltz
    Urol Oncol 25:85. 2007
  27. ncbi request reprint Declining incidence of hepatitis A
    Gabriel Chodick
    JAMA 295:282; author reply 282. 2006
  28. ncbi request reprint Increased susceptibility to varicella-zoster virus among Israeli physicians and nurses born in the Middle-East region
    Gabriel Chodick
    Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University
    J Occup Health 48:246-52. 2006
    ..Our data suggest that in spite of the high immunity among Israeli physicians and nurses in general, the implementation of small-scale vaccination programs aimed at workers from warmer and tropical areas, should be seriously considered...
  29. ncbi request reprint Cost-utility analysis of hepatitis A prevention among health-care workers in Israel
    Gabriel Chodick
    Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, POB 39040 Ramat Aviv, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
    J Occup Environ Med 44:109-15. 2002
    ..Mass vaccination should be offered to all health care workers, aside from nurses 40+ years of age, once the active HA vaccine price is reduced to $23...