Publications by authors named "Valentina Boyko"

100Publications

Type of Re-Hospitalization and Association with Neonatal Morbidities in Infants of Very Low Birth Weight.

Neonatology 2019 25;115(4):292-300. Epub 2019 Feb 25.

Women and Children's Health Research Unit, Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Tel Hashomer, Israel.

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December 2019

The effect of body mass index (BMI) and gestational weight gain on adverse obstetrical outcomes in pregnancies following assisted reproductive technology as compared to spontaneously conceived pregnancies.

Obes Res Clin Pract 2019 Mar - Apr;13(2):150-155. Epub 2018 Nov 28.

Women and Children's Health Research Unit, Gertner Institute for Epidemiology & Health Policy Research Ltd., Tel Hashomer, Israel. Electronic address:

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May 2020

Knowledge of risk factors and prevention of osteoporosis: the Israeli women's health at midlife study.

Arch Osteoporos 2018 06 29;13(1):70. Epub 2018 Jun 29.

Women and Children's Health Research Unit, The Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research Ltd., 52621, Tel Hashomer, Israel.

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June 2018

Rehospitalization Through Childhood and Adolescence: Association with Neonatal Morbidities in Infants of Very Low Birth Weight.

J Pediatr 2017 09 26;188:135-141.e2. Epub 2017 Jun 26.

Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel; Women and Children's Health Research Unit, Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Tel Hashomer, Israel.

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September 2017

Population-based study on antenatal corticosteroid treatment in preterm small for gestational age and non-small for gestational age twin infants.

J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 2018 Mar 28;31(5):553-559. Epub 2017 Feb 28.

b Ruth and Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine , Technion-Israel Institute of Technology , Haifa , Israel.

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March 2018

Possible risk for cancer among children born following assisted reproductive technology in Israel.

Pediatr Blood Cancer 2017 04 17;64(4). Epub 2016 Oct 17.

Women and Children's Health Research Unit, Gertner Institute for Epidemiology & Health Policy Research Ltd., Tel Hashomer, Israel.

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April 2017

Cultural Disparities in the Use of Prescription and Nonprescription Medications Among Midlife Women in Israel.

Int J Health Serv 2017 07 5;47(3):440-459. Epub 2016 Aug 5.

3 Bob Shapell School of Social Work, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel.

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July 2017

Sexual lifestyle among young adults with type 1 diabetes.

Diabetes Metab Res Rev 2017 02 16;33(2). Epub 2016 Aug 16.

Sackler School of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University, Ramat-Aviv, Israel.

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February 2017

Rate, risk factors and assessment of a counselling intervention for antenatal depression by public health nurses in an Israeli ultra-orthodox community.

J Adv Nurs 2016 Jul 3;72(7):1602-15. Epub 2016 Mar 3.

Public Health and Health Systems Management Program, Department of Management, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel.

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July 2016

Pregnancy and Birth Outcomes Among Primiparae at Very Advanced Maternal Age: At What Price?

Matern Child Health J 2016 Apr;20(4):833-42

Sackler Faculty of Medicine, School of Public Health, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel.

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April 2016

A case-control study of caesarean delivery on maternal request: who and why?

J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 2016 Sep 2;29(17):2780-5. Epub 2015 Nov 2.

a Women and Children's Health Research Unit, Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research Ltd , Tel Hashomer , Israel .

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September 2016

Overweight and obese midlife women in Israel: cultural differences in perceived weight status.

Int J Public Health 2016 Jan 26;61(1):39-47. Epub 2015 Oct 26.

Bob Shapell School of Social Work, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel.

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January 2016

Women's knowledge about heart disease: Differences among ethnic and cultural groups in the Israeli Women's Health in Midlife Study.

Women Health 2016 27;56(1):78-97. Epub 2015 Jul 27.

c Women and Children's Health Research Unit , The Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Ltd. , Tel Hashomer , Ramat Gan , Israel.

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July 2016

Population-based trends in mortality and neonatal morbidities among singleton, very preterm, very low birth weight infants over 16 years.

Early Hum Dev 2014 Dec 20;90(12):821-7. Epub 2014 Oct 20.

Department of Neonatology, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, affiliated with the Hebrew University Medical School of Jerusalem.

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December 2014

The possible association between exposure to air pollution and the risk for congenital malformations.

Environ Res 2014 Nov 30;135:173-80. Epub 2014 Sep 30.

(e)School of public health, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel; (e)School of public health, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel.

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November 2014

Trajectories of HbA1c levels in children and youth with type 1 diabetes.

PLoS One 2014 2;9(10):e109109. Epub 2014 Oct 2.

Sackler School of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel; The Women and Children's Health Research Unit, Gertner Institute, Tel Hashomer, Israel.

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December 2015

Prevalence of overweight, obesity and metabolic syndrome components in children, adolescents and young adults with type 1 diabetes mellitus.

Diabetes Metab Res Rev 2015 Jan;31(1):76-84

Maccabi Juvenile Diabetes Center, Raanana, Israel; Pediatric Endocrine and Diabetes Unit, The Edmond and Lily Safra Children's Hospital, Sheba Medical Center, Ramat Gan, Israel; Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel.

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January 2015

Follow-up of newborns of mothers with Graves' disease.

Thyroid 2014 Jun 17;24(6):1032-9. Epub 2014 Mar 17.

1 Pediatric Endocrine and Diabetes Unit, Edmond and Lily Safra Children's Hospital, Sheba Medical Center , Ramat Gan, Israel .

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June 2014

Population-based study shows improved postnatal growth in preterm very-low-birthweight infants between 1995 and 2010.

Acta Paediatr 2014 May 21;103(5):498-503. Epub 2014 Feb 21.

Department of Neonatology, Hadassah and Hebrew University Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel.

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May 2014

Induction of labor for term small-for-gestational-age fetuses: what are the consequences?

Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 2013 Dec 26;171(2):257-61. Epub 2013 Sep 26.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel.

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December 2013

Advanced bone age and hyperinsulinemia in overweight and obese children.

Endocr Pract 2014 Jan;20(1):62-7

Sackler School of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University, Israel Women and Children's Health Research Unit, Gertner Institute.

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January 2014

Detecting intentional insulin omission for weight loss in girls with type 1 diabetes mellitus.

Int J Eat Disord 2013 Dec 15;46(8):819-25. Epub 2013 May 15.

Maccabi Health Care Services, Juvenile Diabetes Center, Raanana, Israel; Pediatric Endocrine and Diabetes Unit, Edmond and Lily Safra Children's Hospital, Sheba Medical Center, Ramat-Gan, Israel; Sackler School of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv, Israel.

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December 2013

Analysis of public responses to preparedness policies: the cases of H1N1 influenza vaccination and gas mask distribution.

Isr J Health Policy Res 2013 Mar 27;2(1):11. Epub 2013 Mar 27.

Genetic Policy and Bioethics Unit, Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Tel-Hashomer 52621, Israel.

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March 2013

Socioeconomic status indicators and incidence of heart failure among men and women with coronary heart disease.

J Card Fail 2013 Feb;19(2):117-24

Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel.

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February 2013

Perinatal risk factors for bronchopulmonary dysplasia in a national cohort of very-low-birthweight infants.

Am J Obstet Gynecol 2013 Feb 21;208(2):115.e1-9. Epub 2012 Nov 21.

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Schneider Children's Medical Center of Israel, Petah Tikva, Israel.

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February 2013

Individualism, acceptance and differentiation as attitude traits in the public's response to vaccination.

Hum Vaccin Immunother 2012 Sep 16;8(9):1272-82. Epub 2012 Aug 16.

Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Tel-Hashomer, Ramat Gan, Israel.

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September 2012

Cultural/ethnic differences in the prevalence of depressive symptoms among middle-aged women in Israel: the Women's Health at Midlife Study.

Menopause 2012 Dec;19(12):1309-21

Women and Children's Health Research Unit, The Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research Ltd, Tel Hashomer, Israel.

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December 2012

Poor outcomes at discharge among extremely premature infants: a national population-based study.

Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 2012 Jun;166(6):543-50

Department ofNeonatology, Bnai Zion Medical Center, 47 Golomb St, Haifa, Israel.

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June 2012

Mortality and morbidity in preterm small-for-gestational-age infants: a population-based study.

Am J Obstet Gynecol 2012 Feb 27;206(2):150.e1-7. Epub 2011 Aug 27.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, The Hebrew University Medical School of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel.

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February 2012

Impact of maternal diabetes mellitus on mortality and morbidity of preterm infants (24-33 weeks' gestation).

Pediatrics 2011 Oct 19;128(4):e848-55. Epub 2011 Sep 19.

Department of Neonatology, Laniado Hospital, Divrei Chaim St, Netanya 42150, Israel.

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October 2011

Improved survival of hip fracture patients treated within a comprehensive geriatric hip fracture unit, compared with standard of care treatment.

J Am Med Dir Assoc 2011 Jul 27;12(6):439-44. Epub 2010 Oct 27.

Department of Geriatric Medicine & Rehabilitation, Sheba Medical Center, Tel - Hashomer, Israel.

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July 2011

Major motives in non-acceptance of A/H1N1 flu vaccination: the weight of rational assessment.

Vaccine 2011 Feb 16;29(6):1173-9. Epub 2010 Dec 16.

Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Tel-Hashomer, Israel.

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February 2011

Long-term insulin pump treatment in girls with type 1 diabetes and eating disorders--is it feasible?

Diabetes Technol Ther 2010 Nov 30;12(11):873-8. Epub 2010 Sep 30.

Maccabi Juvenile Diabetes Center, 4 Bar-Ilan Street, Raanana, Israel.

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November 2010

Excessively high bilirubin and exchange transfusion in very low birth weight infants.

Acta Paediatr 2011 Apr 6;100(4):506-10. Epub 2010 Oct 6.

Department of Neonatology, The Edmond and Lily Safra Children's Hospital, Tel Aviv University, Israel.

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April 2011

Relation of body mass index to mortality among men with coronary heart disease.

Am J Cardiol 2010 Aug;106(3):297-304

The Israel Society for the Prevention of Heart Attacks, Neufeld Cardiac Research Institute, Sheba Medical Center, Tel-Hashomer, Israel.

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August 2010

The impact of education, cultural background, and lifestyle on symptoms of the menopausal transition: the Women's Health at Midlife Study.

J Womens Health (Larchmt) 2010 May;19(5):975-85

Women and Children's Health Research Unit, The Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Ramat Gan, Israel.

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May 2010

Risk factors and estimation tool for death among extremely premature infants: a national study.

Pediatrics 2010 Apr 29;125(4):696-703. Epub 2010 Mar 29.

Bnai Zion Medical Center, Department of Neonatology, 47 Golomb St, Haifa, 31048, Israel.

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April 2010

Effect of narcotic treatment on outcomes of acute coronary syndromes.

Am J Cardiol 2010 Apr 13;105(7):912-6. Epub 2010 Feb 13.

Rabin Medical Center, Petah Tikva, Israel and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel.

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April 2010

Outcome of early-onset sepsis in a national cohort of very low birth weight infants.

Pediatrics 2010 Apr 15;125(4):e736-40. Epub 2010 Mar 15.

Department of Neonatology, Schneider Children's Medical Center of Israel, 14 Kaplan St, Petah Tiqva 49202, Israel.

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April 2010

The incidence and clinical predictors of early stent thrombosis in patients with acute coronary syndrome.

Am Heart J 2010 Jan;159(1):118-24

Heart Institute, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel.

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January 2010

Serum uric acid for risk stratification of patients with coronary artery disease.

Cardiology 2009 23;114(4):300-5. Epub 2009 Sep 23.

Heart Institute, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel.

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January 2010

Usefulness of combining serum uric acid and C-reactive protein for risk stratification of patients with coronary artery disease (Bezafibrate Infarction Prevention [BIP] study).

Am J Cardiol 2009 Jul 4;104(2):194-8. Epub 2009 May 4.

Heart Institute, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer and Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel.

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July 2009

Adiponectin levels in adolescent girls with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).

Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 2009 Dec 6;71(6):823-7. Epub 2009 Apr 6.

Endocrine Clinic, Maccabi Health Care Services, Israel.

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December 2009

Epidemiology and risk factors for early onset sepsis among very-low-birthweight infants.

Am J Obstet Gynecol 2009 Jul 19;201(1):38.e1-6. Epub 2009 Apr 19.

Department of Neonatal Intensive Care, Schneider Children's Medical Center of Israel, Petah Tiqva, Israel.

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July 2009

The effect of active immunization on varicella-related hospitalizations in Israel.

Hum Vaccin 2009 Mar 18;5(3):136-40. Epub 2009 Mar 18.

Women and Children's Health Research Unit, The Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel.

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March 2009

Nosocomial infections in pediatric cardiovascular surgery patients: a 4-year survey.

Pediatr Crit Care Med 2009 Mar;10(2):202-6

Pediatric Infectious Disease Unit, Dana Children's Hospital, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel.

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March 2009

Relation of clinically defined spontaneous reperfusion to outcome in ST-elevation myocardial infarction.

Am J Cardiol 2009 Jan 6;103(2):149-53. Epub 2008 Nov 6.

Heart Institute, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel.

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January 2009

Apolipoproteins and long-term prognosis in coronary heart disease patients.

Am Heart J 2009 Jan;157(1):103-10

The Israel Society for the Prevention of Heart Attacks, Neufeld Cardiac Research Institute, Sheba Medical Center, Tel-Hashomer, Israel.

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January 2009

Does the lipid-lowering peroxisome proliferator-activated receptors ligand bezafibrate prevent colon cancer in patients with coronary artery disease?

Cardiovasc Diabetol 2008 Jun 19;7:18. Epub 2008 Jun 19.

Cardiac Rehabilitation Institute, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel-Hashomer, affiliated with Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv, Israel.

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June 2008

Cultural and educational disparities in the use of primary and preventive health care services among midlife women in Israel.

Womens Health Issues 2008 Jul-Aug;18(4):257-66. Epub 2008 Mar 10.

Bob Shapell School of Social Work, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel.

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October 2008

Acute myocardial infarction preceded by potential triggering activities: angiographic and clinical characteristics.

Int J Cardiol 2008 Nov 18;130(2):180-4. Epub 2007 Dec 18.

Heart Institute, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Hashomer, Israel.

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November 2008

Postdischarge infant mortality among very low birth weight infants: a population-based study.

Pediatrics 2007 Oct;120(4):e788-94

Department of Neonatology, Bnai Zion Medical Center, Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel.

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October 2007

Sustained leukocyte count during rising cortisol level.

Acta Haematol 2007 ;118(2):73-6

Department of Hematology, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel.

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October 2007

Nosocomial bloodstream infections in a pediatric intensive care unit: 3-year survey.

Med Sci Monit 2007 Jun;13(6):CR251-7

Pediatrics Infectious Diseases Unit, Dana Children's Hospital, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel.

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June 2007

Gender differences in mortality after acute myocardial infarction with mild to moderate heart failure.

Acute Card Care 2007 ;9(1):43-7

Cardiology Department, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinmson Campus, Jabotinsky St., Petah-Tikva 49100, Israel.

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June 2007

Coronary angiography in the elderly with acute myocardial infarction.

Int J Cardiol 2007 Mar 12;116(2):249-56. Epub 2006 Jul 12.

The Heart Institute, E. Wolfson Medical Center, Holon, 58-100, Israel.

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March 2007

Perceptual, social, and behavioral factors associated with delays in seeking medical care in patients with symptoms of acute stroke.

Stroke 2006 May 23;37(5):1248-53. Epub 2006 Mar 23.

Neufeld Cardiac Research Institute, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel.

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May 2006

Smoking and development of type 2 diabetes in patients with decreased functional capacity.

Int J Cardiol 2005 Oct;104(3):275-81

Cardiac Rehabilitation Institute, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel-Hashomer, Israel; Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv, Israel.

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October 2005

Management and outcomes of elderly women and men with acute coronary syndromes in 2000 and 2002.

Arch Intern Med 2005 Jul;165(13):1521-6

Department of Cardiology, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel.

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July 2005

Bezafibrate for the secondary prevention of myocardial infarction in patients with metabolic syndrome.

Arch Intern Med 2005 May;165(10):1154-60

Cardiac Rehabilitation Institute, Neufeld Cardiac Research Institute, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel-Hashomer, Israel.

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May 2005

Effect of bezafibrate on incidence of type 2 diabetes mellitus in obese patients.

Eur Heart J 2005 Oct 4;26(19):2032-8. Epub 2005 May 4.

Cardiac Rehabilitation Institute, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel-Hashomer 52621, Israel.

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October 2005

Increased survival among severe trauma patients: the impact of a national trauma system.

Arch Surg 2004 Nov;139(11):1231-6

Author Affiliations: Israel National Center for Trauma and Emergency Medicine Research, The Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel-Hashomer, Israel.

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November 2004