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Risk Factors for Low Bone Density in Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Use of Glucocorticoids, Low Body Mass Index, and Smoking.

Dig Dis 2019 21;37(4):284-290. Epub 2019 Feb 21.

Department of Endocrinology, Rambam Health Care Centre, Haifa, Israel.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000496935DOI Listing
May 2019

Normal body mass index (BMI) can rule out metabolic syndrome: An Israeli cohort study.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2019 03;98(9):e14712

Department of Internal Medical, Rambam Healthcare Campus, Haifa, Israel.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000014712DOI Listing
March 2019

NOD2/CARD15 Mutations among Bedouin Arabs with Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Frequency and Phenotype Correlation.

Isr Med Assoc J 2018 Nov;20(11):695-699

Department of Internal Medicine C, Rambam Medical Center, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel.

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November 2018

Pleural Fluid B-Type Natriuretic Peptide Level as an Additional Indicator for the Fluid's Etiology.

Isr Med Assoc J 2018 05;5(20):304-307

Department of Internal Medicine C, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, affiliated with Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel.

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May 2018

[THE NATIONAL FINAL INTERNAL MEDICINE EXAMINATION SCORE - IS IT PREDICTABLE?]

Harefuah 2018 Jan;157(1):11-15

Bruce and Ruth Rappaport Faculty of Medicine.

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January 2018

Early histological findings may predict the clinical phenotype in Crohn's colitis.

United European Gastroenterol J 2017 Aug 21;5(5):694-701. Epub 2016 Oct 21.

Department of Pathology, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/2050640616676435DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5548348PMC
August 2017

Guaiac faecal occult blood screening in individuals younger than 50 years of age.

Eur J Cancer Prev 2017 05;26(3):189-194

aDepartment of Internal Medicine C bThe Periodic Examinations Institute cThe Epidemiology Institute Departments of dGastroenterolgy eInternal Medicine C, Rambam Healthcare Campus, Haifa, Israel.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/CEJ.0000000000000253DOI Listing
May 2017

The association of the MTHFR C677T polymorphism with inflammatory bowel diseases in the Israeli Jewish population: An example of genetic heterogeneity.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2016 Dec;95(51):e5611

aDepartment of Internal Medicine C, Rambam Health Care Campus bBruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology cLaboratory of Toxicology, Pharmacology and Pharmacogenetics, Israel Poison Information Center, Rambam Health Care Campus dDepartment of Gastroenterology, Rambam Health Care Campus eEpidemiologic Unit, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000005611DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5181816PMC
December 2016

Programmed Nanoparticles for Tailoring the Detection of Inflammatory Bowel Diseases and Irritable Bowel Syndrome Disease via Breathprint.

Adv Healthc Mater 2016 09 8;5(18):2339-44. Epub 2016 Jul 8.

Department of Chemical Engineering and Russell Berrie Nanotechnology Institute, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, 3200003, Israel.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adhm.201600588DOI Listing
September 2016

Age-Adjusted Cutoff D-Dimer Level to Rule Out Acute Pulmonary Embolism: A Validation Cohort Study.

Am J Med 2016 Aug 1;129(8):872-8. Epub 2016 Apr 1.

Internal Medicine C, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel; Department of Hematology, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.amjmed.2016.02.043DOI Listing
August 2016

Rac1 Polymorphisms and Thiopurine Efficacy in Children With Inflammatory Bowel Disease.

J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2015 Oct;61(4):404-7

*Juliet Keidan Institute of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition †Medical Genetics Institute ‡Clinical Gastroenterology Laboratory, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel §Department of Gastroenterology, Rambam Health Care Campus ||Rappaport Institute for Research in the Medical Sciences, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology #Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Department of Pediatrics, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MPG.0000000000000820DOI Listing
October 2015

Anti-Bv8 antibody and metronomic gemcitabine improve pancreatic adenocarcinoma treatment outcome following weekly gemcitabine therapy.

Neoplasia 2014 Jun 20;16(6):501-10. Epub 2014 Jun 20.

Department of Molecular Pharmacology, Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion, Haifa, Israel. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neo.2014.05.011DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4198746PMC
June 2014

Risk factors for serious adverse effects of thiopurines in patients with Crohn's disease.

Curr Drug Saf 2013 Jul;8(3):181-5

Gastroenterology Department, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel.

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July 2013

Early histological findings quantified by histomorphometry allow prediction of clinical phenotypes in Crohn's colitis patients.

Anal Quant Cytopathol Histpathol 2013 Apr;35(2):95-104

Department of Gastroenterology, Rambam Health Care Campus, and the Technion Faculty of Medicine, Haifa, Israel.

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April 2013

NOD2/CARD15 gene mutations in patients with familial Mediterranean fever.

Semin Arthritis Rheum 2012 Aug 12;42(1):84-8. Epub 2012 Jan 12.

Department of Pediatrics and Pediatric Rheumatology, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center, Mount Scopus, Jerusalem, Israel.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.semarthrit.2011.12.002DOI Listing
August 2012

Proactive screening in Israel identifies alarming prevalence of malnutrition among hospitalized patients--action is needed.

Nutrition 2012 May 14;28(5):515-9. Epub 2011 Dec 14.

Internal Medicine C, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nut.2011.07.028DOI Listing
May 2012

Prediction of disease complication occurrence in Crohn's disease using phenotype and genotype parameters at diagnosis.

J Crohns Colitis 2011 Dec 30;5(6):592-7. Epub 2011 Jun 30.

Gastroenterology Department, Rambam Health Center, Haifa, Israel.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.crohns.2011.06.002DOI Listing
December 2011

Non-Jewish Israeli IBD patients have significantly higher glutathione S-transferase GSTT1-null frequency.

Dig Dis Sci 2011 Jul 18;56(7):2081-7. Epub 2011 Jan 18.

Internal Medicine C, Rambam Health Care Campus, P.O. Box 9602, Haifa, 31096, Israel.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10620-010-1543-4DOI Listing
July 2011

Genome-wide meta-analysis increases to 71 the number of confirmed Crohn's disease susceptibility loci.

Nat Genet 2010 Dec;42(12):1118-25

Institute of Clinical Molecular Biology, Christian-Albrechts-University Kiel, Kiel, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ng.717DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3299551PMC
December 2010

Granulomas in Crohn's disease: are newly discovered genetic variants involved?

J Crohns Colitis 2010 Oct 22;4(4):438-43. Epub 2010 Apr 22.

Internal Medicine B, Israel.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.crohns.2010.02.006DOI Listing
October 2010

Early-onset Crohn disease is associated with male sex and a polymorphism in the IL-6 promoter.

J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2010 Jan;50(1):22-6

Pediatric Gastroenterology Unit, Wolfson Medical Center, Holon Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MPG.0b013e3181b7a6a4DOI Listing
January 2010

Disease behavior in children with Crohn's disease: the effect of disease duration, ethnicity, genotype, and phenotype.

Dig Dis Sci 2009 Jan 2;54(1):142-50. Epub 2008 Jul 2.

Pediatric Day Care Unit, Department of Pediatrics, Bnai Zion Medical Center, 47 Golomb St., POB 4940, Haifa, 31048, Israel.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10620-008-0326-7DOI Listing
January 2009

The association of Haptoglobin polymorphism with Crohn's disease in Israel.

J Crohns Colitis 2008 Sep 16;2(3):214-8. Epub 2008 May 16.

Department of Medicine and Gastroenterology, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.crohns.2008.03.005DOI Listing
September 2008

Candida parapsilosis septic arthritis in a renal transplant patient.

J Clin Rheumatol 2008 Feb;14(1):56

Department of Internal Medicine C, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa 31096, Israel.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/RHU.0b013e318163ccecDOI Listing
February 2008

Pediatric onset Crohn's colitis is characterized by genotype-dependent age-related susceptibility.

Inflamm Bowel Dis 2007 Dec;13(12):1509-15

Pediatric Gastroenterology Unit, Wolfson Medical Center and Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ibd.20244DOI Listing
December 2007

Risk factors for perianal Crohn's disease: the role of genotype, phenotype, and ethnicity.

Am J Gastroenterol 2007 Aug 17;102(8):1702-8. Epub 2007 May 17.

Departments of Medicine and Gastroenterology, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1572-0241.2007.01277.xDOI Listing
August 2007

Crohn's disease and SLC11A1 promoter polymorphism.

Dig Dis Sci 2007 Jul 24;52(7):1632-5. Epub 2007 Mar 24.

Department of Gastroenterology, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10620-006-9682-3DOI Listing
July 2007

[The significance of IL-13 gene +2044G/A mutation in patients with inflammatory bowel disease].

Harefuah 2006 Nov;145(11):789-92, 864

Gastroenterology Unit, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel.

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November 2006

Identification of genetic loci for basal cell nevus syndrome and inflammatory bowel disease in a single large pedigree.

Hum Genet 2006 Aug 30;120(1):31-41. Epub 2006 May 30.

Genetics Program, Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00439-006-0163-8DOI Listing
August 2006

Antibodies against laminaribioside and chitobioside are novel serologic markers in Crohn's disease.

Gastroenterology 2006 Aug;131(2):366-78

IBD Service, Department of Gastroenterology and Liver Diseases, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.gastro.2006.04.030DOI Listing
August 2006

Ileal lymphonodular hyperplasia is not associated with NOD2/CARD15 mutations.

J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2006 Jul;43(1):30-4

Department of Pediatrics, Bnai Zion Medical Center, School of Medicine, Technion, Haifa, Israel.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/01.mpg.0000226381.48989.f8DOI Listing
July 2006

The BsmI vitamin D receptor gene polymorphism is associated with ulcerative colitis in Jewish Ashkenazi patients.

Genet Test 2004 ;8(4):417-20

Endocrinology and Metabolism Service, Department of Medicine, Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical Center, Jerusalem 91240, Israel.

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http://www.liebertpub.com/doi/10.1089/gte.2004.8.417
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/gte.2004.8.417DOI Listing
May 2005

A polymorphism in the TNF-alpha promoter gene is associated with pediatric onset and colonic location of Crohn's disease.

Am J Gastroenterol 2005 Feb;100(2):407-13

Pediatric Gastroenterology Service, E. Wolfson Medical Center, PO Box 5, Holon 58100, Israel.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1572-0241.2005.41126.xDOI Listing
February 2005

NOD2/CARD15 mutation analysis and genotype-phenotype correlation in Jewish pediatric patients compared with adults with Crohn's disease.

J Pediatr 2004 Aug;145(2):208-12

Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Safra Children's Hospital, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel-Hashomer, Israel.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpeds.2004.05.024DOI Listing
August 2004

MDR1 Ala893 polymorphism is associated with inflammatory bowel disease.

Am J Hum Genet 2003 Dec 7;73(6):1282-92. Epub 2003 Nov 7.

The Harvey M. and Lyn P. Meyerhoff Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1180394PMC
http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/379927DOI Listing
December 2003

Defining complex contributions of NOD2/CARD15 gene mutations, age at onset, and tobacco use on Crohn's disease phenotypes.

Inflamm Bowel Dis 2003 Sep;9(5):281-9

The Harvey M. and Lyn P. Meyerhoff Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center, Dept. of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21231, U.S.A.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/00054725-200309000-00001DOI Listing
September 2003

Genetics of inflammatory bowel disease.

Isr Med Assoc J 2002 Oct;4(10):798-802

Department of Gastroenterology, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel.

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October 2002