Ron Shaoul

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Affiliation: Tel Aviv University
Country: Israel

Publications

  1. ncbi [The importance of nutrition in inflammatory bowel disease in children]
    Ron Shaoul
    Bnai Zion Medical Center, Faculty of Medicine, Haifa, Israel
    Harefuah 144:564-6, 598. 2005
  2. ncbi NOD2/CARD15 mutations and presence of granulomas in pediatric and adult Crohn's disease
    Ron Shaoul
    Bnei Zion Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 10:709-14. 2004
  3. ncbi Lineage development in a patient without goblet, paneth, and enteroendocrine cells: a clue for intestinal epithelial differentiation
    Ron Shaoul
    Department of Pediatrics, Bnai Zion Medical Center, Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa 31048
    Pediatr Res 58:492-8. 2005
  4. ncbi Neurological manifestations of an acute abdomen in children
    Ron Shaoul
    Department of Pediatrics, Bnai Zion Medical Center, Faculty of Medicine, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Pediatr Emerg Care 21:594-7. 2005
  5. ncbi Crohn's disease and recurrent appendicitis: a case report
    Ron Shaoul
    Department of Pediatrics, Bnai Zion Medical Center, 47 Golomb St POB 4940, Haifa 31048, Israel
    World J Gastroenterol 11:6891-3. 2005
  6. ncbi The evolution of infantile pyloric stenosis
    Ron Shaoul
    Department of Pediatrics, Bnai Zion Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 8:71-2. 2006
  7. doi Disease behavior in children with Crohn's disease: the effect of disease duration, ethnicity, genotype, and phenotype
    Ron Shaoul
    Pediatric Day Care Unit, Department of Pediatrics, Bnai Zion Medical Center, 47 Golomb St, POB 4940, Haifa, 31048, Israel
    Dig Dis Sci 54:142-50. 2009
  8. ncbi C reactive protein (CRP) as a predictor for true bacteremia in children
    Ron Shaoul
    Department of Pediatrics, Bnai Zion Medical Center, Technion, Haifa, Israel
    Med Sci Monit 14:CR255-261. 2008
  9. ncbi Ileal lymphonodular hyperplasia is not associated with NOD2/CARD15 mutations
    Ron Shaoul
    Department of Pediatrics, Bnai Zion Medical Center, School of Medicine, Technion, Haifa, Israel
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 43:30-4. 2006
  10. doi Neonatal sepsis presenting as a choledochal cyst
    Ron Shaoul
    Department of Pediatrics, Bnai Zion Medical Center, Faculty of Medicine, Technion, Haifa, Israel
    Acta Paediatr 97:246-9. 2008

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Publications46

  1. ncbi [The importance of nutrition in inflammatory bowel disease in children]
    Ron Shaoul
    Bnai Zion Medical Center, Faculty of Medicine, Haifa, Israel
    Harefuah 144:564-6, 598. 2005
    ..This review presents an update on the nutritional aspects of inflammatory bowel disease in children...
  2. ncbi NOD2/CARD15 mutations and presence of granulomas in pediatric and adult Crohn's disease
    Ron Shaoul
    Bnei Zion Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 10:709-14. 2004
    ..We evaluated a possible association between NOD2 mutations and granuloma formation, and compared the prevalence of granulomas in both pediatric and adult cohorts...
  3. ncbi Lineage development in a patient without goblet, paneth, and enteroendocrine cells: a clue for intestinal epithelial differentiation
    Ron Shaoul
    Department of Pediatrics, Bnai Zion Medical Center, Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa 31048
    Pediatr Res 58:492-8. 2005
    ..The stem cell may commit to an absorptive cell or a granule-containing cell. The daughter cell that is committed to the granule lineage then further commits to a goblet, enteroendocrine, or Paneth cell lineage...
  4. ncbi Neurological manifestations of an acute abdomen in children
    Ron Shaoul
    Department of Pediatrics, Bnai Zion Medical Center, Faculty of Medicine, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Pediatr Emerg Care 21:594-7. 2005
    ..Among the more unusual manifestations of an acute abdomen is an apparent encephalopathic picture. We present 2 cases which serve to illustrate the diagnostic difficulties encountered...
  5. ncbi Crohn's disease and recurrent appendicitis: a case report
    Ron Shaoul
    Department of Pediatrics, Bnai Zion Medical Center, 47 Golomb St POB 4940, Haifa 31048, Israel
    World J Gastroenterol 11:6891-3. 2005
    ..We herein describe the case of a young teenage girl with a presumptive diagnosis of CD, who was ultimately diagnosed as having chronic nongranulomatous appendicitis. The literature on the subject is reviewed...
  6. ncbi The evolution of infantile pyloric stenosis
    Ron Shaoul
    Department of Pediatrics, Bnai Zion Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 8:71-2. 2006
  7. doi Disease behavior in children with Crohn's disease: the effect of disease duration, ethnicity, genotype, and phenotype
    Ron Shaoul
    Pediatric Day Care Unit, Department of Pediatrics, Bnai Zion Medical Center, 47 Golomb St, POB 4940, Haifa, 31048, Israel
    Dig Dis Sci 54:142-50. 2009
    ..The aim of our study was to evaluate the effect of genotype, phenotype, and ethnicity on disease behavior in pediatric CD...
  8. ncbi C reactive protein (CRP) as a predictor for true bacteremia in children
    Ron Shaoul
    Department of Pediatrics, Bnai Zion Medical Center, Technion, Haifa, Israel
    Med Sci Monit 14:CR255-261. 2008
    ....
  9. ncbi Ileal lymphonodular hyperplasia is not associated with NOD2/CARD15 mutations
    Ron Shaoul
    Department of Pediatrics, Bnai Zion Medical Center, School of Medicine, Technion, Haifa, Israel
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 43:30-4. 2006
    ..No study has yet examined the possible association of NOD2/CARD15 mutations with patients with LNH. The purpose of this study was to investigate the presence of NOD2/CARD15 mutations in patients with clinically proven LNH...
  10. doi Neonatal sepsis presenting as a choledochal cyst
    Ron Shaoul
    Department of Pediatrics, Bnai Zion Medical Center, Faculty of Medicine, Technion, Haifa, Israel
    Acta Paediatr 97:246-9. 2008
    ..In addition, a biliary sludge was noted in the gallbladder. All findings resolved with resolution of the sepsis. We discuss the case and review the literature regarding the association of sepsis with cholestasis and biliary sludge...
  11. ncbi Colonic expression of MUC2, MUC5AC, and TFF1 in inflammatory bowel disease in children
    Ron Shaoul
    Department of Pediatrics, Bnai Zion Medical Center, Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 38:488-93. 2004
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  12. ncbi Leptin and cytokines levels in children with failure to thrive
    Ron Shaoul
    Department of Pediatrics, Bnai Zion Medical Center, Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 37:487-91. 2003
    ..Many of these patients present with significant decreased caloric intake. It appears as if the appetite regulation center in the hypothalamus is not attuned to the calorie requirements of the infant...
  13. ncbi Clinical presentation of pyloric stenosis: the change is in our hands
    Ron Shaoul
    Department of Pediatrics, Bnai Zion Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 6:134-7. 2004
    ..It was recently claimed that this presentation has changed due to the easier access to gastrointestinal imaging...
  14. ncbi Recurrent abdominal pain before and after appendectomy
    Ron Shaoul
    Department of Pediatrics, Bnei Zion Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 10:812-5. 2008
    ..Patients with non-inflamed appendix have been reported to have had more hospitalizations and emotional disorders before and after the operation than patients with acute appendicitis...
  15. doi Morbidity of overweight (>or=85th percentile) in the first 2 years of life
    Rana Shibli
    Department of Pediatrics, Bnai Zion Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    Pediatrics 122:267-72. 2008
    ..The major objectives of this study were (1) to assess the prevalence of overweight in a sample of hospitalized infants and (2) to assess the prevalence of morbidity in overweight infants in a community-based sample...
  16. ncbi Leptin accelerates enterocyte turnover during methotrexate-induced intestinal mucositis in a rat
    Igor Sukhotnik
    The Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Laboratory of Intestinal Adaptation and Recovery, Bnai Zion Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    Cancer Biol Ther 8:899-906. 2009
    ..In conclusion, leptin enhances proliferation and decreases apoptosis in Caco-2 cells pretreated with MTX. In a rat model of MTX-induced mucositis, treatment with leptin improves intestinal recovery and enhances enterocyte turnover...
  17. doi Treatment of chronic recurrent abdominal pain: laparoscopy or hypnosis?
    Offer Galili
    Department of General Surgery, Bnei Zion Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 19:93-6. 2009
    ..During the last 3 years, we have implemented hypnosis as the preferred treatment for patients with FCRAP. In the current study, we aimed to summarize our experience with hypnosis for the treatment of FCRAP in children...
  18. doi Peptic ulcers and erosions are common in Israeli children undergoing upper endoscopy
    Rania Egbaria
    Department of Pediatrics, Bnai Zion Medical Center, Faculty of Medicine, Technion, Haifa, Israel
    Helicobacter 13:62-8. 2008
    ..pylori) and have easy access to pediatric gastroenterologists and endoscopy. Our aim was to describe the prevalence and characteristics of PU&E in this population referred by Pediatric Gastroenterologists for an upper endoscopy...
  19. doi Transforming growth factor-alpha stimulates enterocyte proliferation and accelerates intestinal recovery following methotrexate-induced intestinal mucositis in a rat and a cell culture model
    Igor Sukhotnik
    Laboratory of Intestinal Adaptation and Recovery, The Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Pediatr Surg Int 24:1303-11. 2008
    ..The purpose of the present study was to evaluate the effect of TGF-alpha on enterocyte proliferation and intestinal recovery following methotrexate (MTX)-induced intestinal mucositis in rats and in Caco-2 cells...
  20. doi Bilirubin impairs intestinal regrowth following massive small bowel resection in a rat model
    Igor Sukhotnik
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Bnai Zion Medical Center, 47 Golomb St, PO Box 4940, Haifa 31048, Israel
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 49:16-22. 2009
    ..The purpose of the present study was to evaluate the effects of exogenous bilirubin on structural intestinal adaptation, cell proliferation, and apoptosis in a rat model of short bowel syndrome (SBS)...
  21. doi Leptin affects intestinal epithelial cell turnover in correlation with leptin receptor expression along the villus-crypt axis after massive small bowel resection in a rat
    Igor Sukhotnik
    Department Pediatric Surgery, Bnai Zion Medical Center, 47 Golomb St, P O B 4940, Haifa 31048, Israel
    Pediatr Res 66:648-53. 2009
    ..In conclusion LEP accelerated enterocyte turnover and stimulated intestinal adaptation. The effect of LEP on enterocyte proliferation and enterocyte apoptosis correlated with receptor expression along the villus-crypt axis...
  22. doi The new meaning of "ant-acid"
    Ron Shaoul
    Department of Pediatrics, Bnai Zion Medical Center, Faculty of Medicine, Technion, Haifa, Israel
    Gastrointest Endosc 67:748. 2008
  23. ncbi Effect of 100% oxygen on E-selectin expression, recruitment of neutrophils and enterocyte apoptosis following intestinal ischemia-reperfusion in a rat
    Igor Sukhotnik
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Bnai Zion Medical Center, The Ruth and Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, 47 Golomb St, POB 4940, Haifa, Israel
    Pediatr Surg Int 24:29-35. 2008
    ..05). Hyperoxia inhibits enterocyte apoptosis following intestinal ischemia-reperfusion. Down-regulation of E-selectin expression with subsequent decrease in neutrophil recruitment may be responsible for this effect...
  24. ncbi Persistent cough and failure to thrive: a presentation of foreign body aspiration in a child with asthma
    Amir Kugelman
    Department of Pediatrics, Bnai Zion Medical Center, The B Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Haifa, Israel
    Pediatrics 117:e1057-60. 2006
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  25. ncbi Bombesin stimulates enterocyte turnover following massive small bowel resection in a rat
    Igor Sukhotnik
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Pediatrics and Pathology, Bnai Zion Medical Center, Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, 47 Golomb St, P O B 4940, Haifa 31048, Israel
    Pediatr Surg Int 23:397-404. 2007
    ..In conclusion, in a rat model of SBS, BBS enhances enterocyte turnover and stimulates structural intestinal adaptation. Decreased Bax expression may be responsible for the inhibitory effect of BBS on enterocyte apoptosis...
  26. ncbi Acute appendicitis presenting as secretory diarrhea
    Benjamin I Enav
    Departments of Pediatrics, Gastroenterology, and Pediatric Surgery, Bnai Zion Medical Center, Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    J Pediatr Surg 37:928-9. 2002
    ..It is essential to consider acute appendicitis in the differential diagnosis for secretory diarrhea and abdominal pain in the pediatric population...
  27. ncbi Nodular regenerative hyperplasia associated with idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura in a young girl: a case report and review of the literature
    Jamal Mahamid
    Maccabi Health Services, Department of Pathology, Bnai Zion Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 41:251-5. 2005
  28. doi The yield of a continuously patent gastroesophageal junction during upper endoscopy as a predictor of esophagitis in children
    Nataly Zion
    Department of Pediatrics, Bnai Zion Medical Center, Faculty of Medicine, Technion, Haifa, Israel
    Dig Dis Sci 55:3102-7. 2010
    ..We could not find documentation for these endoscopic findings as a predictor of esophagitis in the literature. We aimed to find an association between these findings and microscopic and macroscopic esophagitis...
  29. ncbi Bone quantitative ultrasound and bone mineral density in children with celiac disease
    Corina Hartman
    Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Meyer Children s Hospital, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 39:504-10. 2004
    ..Bone quantitative ultrasound (QUS) has recently emerged as a new modality for bone status assessment. We evaluated bone status in children with CD using dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry and quantitative ultrasound...
  30. doi Effect of transforming growth factor-alpha on enterocyte apoptosis is correlated with EGF receptor expression along the villus-crypt axis during methotrexate-induced intestinal mucositis in a rat
    Igor Sukhotnik
    Laboratory of Intestinal Adaptation and Recovery, The Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Apoptosis 13:1344-55. 2008
    ..The inhibiting effect of TGF-alpha on enterocyte apoptosis was strongly correlated with EGFr expression along the villus-crypt axis. In conclusion, treatment with TGF-alpha inhibits enterocyte apoptosis following MTX- injury in the rat...
  31. ncbi Comparison between pediatricians and family practitioners in the use of the prokinetic cisapride for gastroesophageal reflux disease in children
    Ron Shaoul
    Department of Pediatrics, Bnai Zion Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    Pediatrics 109:1118-23. 2002
    ..Therefore, the aim of this study was to evaluate the knowledge of pediatricians and family practitioners regarding the prescribing practice and adverse effects of cisapride...
  32. doi Effect of lactulose on bacterial translocation and intestinal adaptation in a rat model of short bowel syndrome
    Igor Sukhotnik
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 46:507-13. 2008
    ..Therefore, the aim of this study was to define the effect of lactulose, a nondigestible carbohydrate, on bacterial translocation and intestinal adaptation in a rat model of short bowel syndrome (SBS)...
  33. doi Oral insulin stimulates intestinal epithelial cell turnover in correlation with insulin-receptor expression along the villus-crypt axis in a rat model of short bowel syndrome
    Shani Ben Lulu
    Laboratory of Intestinal Adaptation and Recovery, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, The Ruth and Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Haifa, Israel
    Pediatr Surg Int 26:37-44. 2010
    ..In the present study, we evaluated the effect of OI on enterocyte turnover and correlated it with insulin-receptor expression along the villus-crypt axis in a rat model of short bowel syndrome (SBS)...
  34. ncbi The safety of mineral oil in the treatment of constipation--a lesson from prolonged overdose
    Sharon Gal-Ezer
    Department of Pediatrics, Bnai Zion Medical Center, Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 45:856-8. 2006
    ..We present a case report illustrating the effect of prolonged (5 months) large doses of mineral oil on the fat-soluble vitamin absorption in a 17-year-old girl...
  35. ncbi Pneumatosis intestinalis caused by Clostridium difficile in a neutropenic child
    Ori Hochwald
    Department of Pediatrics, Bnai Zion Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 5:A24. 2007
  36. ncbi A newborn infant with protracted diarrhea and metabolic acidosis
    Amir Bar
    Department of Pediatrics, Bnai Zion Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    J Pediatr 150:198-201. 2007
  37. doi Effect of simvastatin on intestinal recovery following gut ischemia-reperfusion injury in a rat
    Nadav Slijper
    Laboratory of Intestinal Adaptation and Recovery, The Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Pediatr Surg Int 26:105-10. 2010
    ..The purpose of the present study was to examine the effect of simvastatin on intestinal recovery and enterocyte turnover after intestinal IR injury in rats...
  38. doi Assessment of end-tidal carbon dioxide during pediatric and adult sedation for endoscopic procedures
    Daniel Yarchi
    Anesthesia Department, Faculty of Industrial Engineering and Management, Technion, Haifa, Israel
    Gastrointest Endosc 69:877-82. 2009
    ..Pulse oximetry has become the standard of care during endoscopic procedures, despite the fact that significant alveolar hypoventilation may be undetected...
  39. ncbi A polymorphism in the TNF-alpha promoter gene is associated with pediatric onset and colonic location of Crohn's disease
    Arie Levine
    Pediatric Gastroenterology Service, E Wolfson Medical Center, PO Box 5, Holon 58100, Israel
    Am J Gastroenterol 100:407-13. 2005
    ..We hypothesized that polymorphisms that affect TNF-alpha function may influence variability of disease location and AOO of CD...
  40. ncbi Polymorphisms in the TNF-alpha promoter and variability in the granulomatous response in patients with Crohn's disease
    Ilan Dalal
    Department of Pediatrics, E Wolfson Medical Center, Holon 58100, Isreal
    Pediatr Res 59:825-8. 2006
    ..In conclusion, we did not find an association between individual polymorphisms in the TNF-alpha promoter and presence of granulomas in CD. The reason for heterogeneity in granuloma formation in patients with CD remains elusive...
  41. ncbi The missing of missing mandibular frenulum in hypertrophic pyloric stenosis
    Ori Hochwald
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 40:101; author reply 100-1. 2005
  42. ncbi Nutritional supplementation with polymeric diet enriched with transforming growth factor-beta 2 for children with Crohn's disease
    Corina Hartman
    Institute of Gastroenterology, Nutrition and Liver Diseases, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, Petah Tikva, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 10:503-7. 2008
    ..A polymeric diet rich in transforming growth factor-beta 2 used as a single nutrient has been shown to induce remission in 79% of children with Crohn's disease...
  43. ncbi A comparison of budesonide and prednisone for the treatment of active pediatric Crohn disease
    Arie Levine
    Department of Pediatrics, B Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 36:248-52. 2003
    ..Therefore, the authors initiated a trial to compare remission and tolerance to budesonide and prednisone in children with mild or moderately active Crohn disease...
  44. ncbi A girl with a (wrongly-located) golden heart
    Ron Shaoul
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 42:243. 2006
  45. ncbi Failure of sequential therapy to eradicate Helicobacter pylori in previously treated subjects
    Suhair Shehada
    Helicobacter 12:645-7. 2007
    ..METHODs: We report our experience with a sequential therapy regimen for the eradication of Helicobacter pylori in five infected children and a young adult, whose conventional therapy regimens had been unsuccessful...
  46. ncbi Effect of probiotics on intestinal regrowth and bacterial translocation after massive small bowel resection in a rat
    Jorge G Mogilner
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, The Ruth and Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa 31096, Israel
    J Pediatr Surg 42:1365-71. 2007
    ..This study was conducted to determine the effect of PROs on bacterial translocation and intestinal regrowth after massive small bowel resection in a rat...