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Zeev Harel Professor of Pediatrics

scholarly work

Harel Z, Gold M, Cromer B, Bruner A, Stager M, Bachrach L, Wolter K, Reid C, Hertweck P, Nelson A, Nelson D, Coupey S, Johnson CC, Burkman R, Bone H. Bone mineral density in postmenarchal adolescent girls in the United States: Associated biopshychosocial variables and bone turnover markers. Journal of Adolescent Health, 40:44-53, 2007

Harel Z. Dysmenorrhea in Adolescents and Young Adults: Etiology and Management. Journal of Pediatric & Adolescent Gynecology, 19:363-71, 2006

Harel Z. Approach to the adolescent girl as she transits from irregular to regular menstrual cycles. Journal of Pediatric & Adolescent Gynecology, 18:193-200, 2005

Harel Z, Riggs S, Vaz R, Flanagan P, Dunn K, Harel D. Adolescents' experience with the combined estrogen & progestin transdermal contraceptive method Ortho Evra. Journal of Pediatric & Adolescent Gynecology, 18:85-90, 2005

Harel Z. Cyclooxygenase (COX)-2 specific inhibitors in the treatment of dysmenorrhea. Journal of Pediatric & Adolescent Gynecology, 17:75-79, 2004

Harel Z, Riggs S, Vaz R, Flanagan P, Harel D. A session of multiple choice questions in the orientation process to the adolescent medicine rotation. Teaching and Learning in Medicine, 16:365-367, 2004.

Harel Z, Riggs S, Vaz R, Flanagan P, Harel D. The use of the leukotriene receptor antagonist montelukast (Singulair) in the management of dysmenorrhea in adolescents. Journal of Pediatric & Adolescent Gynecology, 17:183-186, 2004.

Harel Z, Tracy TF, Bussey JG. Small bowel obstruction in an adolescent with pelvic inflammatory disease due to Chlamydia trachomatis. Journal of Pediatric & Adolescent Gynecology, 16:125-128, 2003.

Harel Z. Osteoporosis in teenagers. Management Quandary. Journal of Pediatric & Adolescent Gynecology, 15:241-243, 2002

Harel Z, Biro F, Kollar L, Riggs S, Flanagan P, Vaz R. Supplementation with vitamin C and/or vitamin B6 in the prevention of Depo-Provera side effects in adolescents. Journal of Pediatric & Adolescent Gynecology, 15:153-158, 2002.

Harel Z, Gascon G, Riggs S, Vaz R, Brown W, Exil G. Supplementation with omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids in the management of recurrent migraines in adolescents. Journal of Adolescent Health, 31:154-161, 2002.

Harel Z. A contemporary approach to dysmenorrhea in adolescents. Pediatric Drugs, 4:767-852, 2002

Phornphutkul C, Okubo T, Wu K, Harel Z, Tracy TF, Pinar H, Chen S, Gruppuso PA, Goodwin G. Aromatase P450 expression in a feminizing adrenal adenoma presenting as isosexual precocious puberty. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, 86:649-652, 2001.

Harel Z, Ipp L, Riggs S, Vaz R, Flanagan P. Serotesting versus presumptive varicella vaccination of adolescents with a negative or uncertain history of chickenpox. Journal of Adolescent Health, 28:26-29, 2001.

Harel Z, Riggs S, Vaz R, White L, Menzies G. Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids in adolescents: Knowledge and consumption. Journal of Adolescent Health, 28:10-15, 2001.

Harel Z, Hallett J, Riggs S, Vaz R, Kiessling L. Anti-putamen antibodies in adolescents with anorexia nervosa. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 29:463-469, 2001.

Harel Z, Drazen J, Riggs S, Vaz R, Lilly C. Urinary leukotriene (LT) - E4 in adolescents with dysmenorrhea: A pilot study. Journal of Adolescent Health, 27:151-154, 2000.

Cromer B, Harel Z. Adolescents: At increased risk for osteoporosis? Clinical Pediatrics, 39:565-574, 2000

Harel Z. New developments in adolescent nutrition. Medicine & Health Rhode Island, 82, 387-390, 1999

Harel Z, Cromer B. The use of long-acting contraceptives in adolescents. Pediatric Clinics of North America, 46:719-732, 1999

Flanagan PJ, Harel Z. Pseudocyesis in an adolescent using the long-acting contraceptive Depo-Provera. Journal of Adolescent Health, 25:238-240, 1999.

Harel Z, Riggs S, Vaz R, White L, Menzies G. Adolescents and calcium: What they do and do not know and how much they consume. Journal of Adolescent Health, 22:225-228, 1998.

Harel Z, Riggs S. On the need to screen for gonorrhea and chlamydia infections prior to colposcopy in adolescents. Journal of Adolescent Health, 21:87-90, 1997.

Harel Z, Riggs S. Transdermal versus oral administration of estrogen in the management of lumbar spine osteopenia in an adolescent with anorexia nervosa. Journal of Adolescent Health, 21:179-182, 1997.

Cromer B, Harel Z. Prescribing long-acting progestin-only contraceptives for adolescents. Contemporary OB/GYN, 42:145-156, 1997.

Harel Z, Biro FM, Kollar LM, Rauh JL. Adolescents' reasons for, and experience after, discontinuation of the long-acting contraceptives Depo-Provera and Norplant. Journal of Adolescent Health, 19:118-123, 1996.

Harel Z, Biro FM, Kottenhahn RK, Rosenthal SL. Supplementation with omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids in the management of dysmenorrhea in adolescents. American Journal of Obstetric and Gynecology, 174:1335-1338, 1996.

Harel, Z, Biro FM, Kollar LM. Depo-Provera in adolescents: Effects of early second injection or prior oral contraception. Journal of Adolescent Health, 16: 379-384, 1995.

Harel Z, Biro FM, Tedford LW. Long term treatment with Sertraline (Zoloft) simulating hypothyroidism in an adolescent. Journal of Adolescent Health, 16: 232-234, 1995.

Harel, Z, Tannenbaum GS. Long term alterations in growth hormone and insulin secretion after temporary dietary protein restriction in early life in the rat. Pediatric Research, 38:747-753, 1995.

Harel Z, Biro FM. Hyperthyroidism in an adolescent with bulimia nervosa. Journal of Adolescent Health, 15: 342-344, 1994.

Harel Z, Tannenbaum GS. Dietary protein restriction impairs both spontaneous and growth hormone releasing factor - stimulated growth hormone release in the rat. Endocrinology 133: 1035-1043, 1993.

Harel Z, Tannenbaum GS. Synergistic interaction between insulin-like growth factor (IGF)-I and -II in central regulation of pulsatile growth hormone secretion. Endocrinology 131: 758-764, 1992.

Harel Z, Tannenbaum GS. Centrally administered insulin like growth factor II (IGF-II) fails to alter pulsatile growth hormone secretion or food intake. Neuroendocrinology 56: 161-168, 1992.

Hochberg Z, Bick T, Harel Z. Alterations of human growth hormone binding by rat liver membranes during hypo and hyperthyroidism. Endocrinology 126:325-329, 1990.

Lewison D, Harel Z, Shenzer P, Silberman M, Hochberg Z. Effect of thyroid hormone and growth hormone on recovery from hypothyroidism of epiphyseal growth plate cartilage and its adjacent bone. Endocrinology 124:937-945, 1989.

Harel Z, Alon U. Congenital chloride diarrhea. Harefuah 109:322-324, 1985.