Yaakov Henkin

Summary

Affiliation: Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Country: Israel

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Preventive therapy in patients with insignificantly narrowed coronary arteries: evaluation of physician attitude and practice
    Yaakov Henkin
    Department of Cardiology, Soroka University Medical Center, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Clin Cardiol 27:328-32. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Development and implementation of a nutrition education program for medical students: a new challenge
    Ronit Endevelt
    The S Daniel Abraham International Center for Health and Nutrition, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Educ Health (Abingdon) 19:321-30. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Lipoproteins in acute coronary syndromes--measure, treat or disregard?
    Yaakov Henkin
    Department of Cardiology, Soroka University Medical Center, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 5:428-33. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Lack of association between breast artery calcification seen on mammography and coronary artery disease on angiography
    Y Henkin
    Department of Cardiology, Soroka University Medical Center, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Med Screen 10:139-42. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of student attitudes and knowledge in a new program in international health and medicine
    Alan B Jotkowitz
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, School of Medicine and International Health, Beer Sheba 84105, Israel
    Med Teach 26:574-6. 2004
  6. doi request reprint Effect of beta blocker therapy on survival of patients with heart failure and preserved systolic function following hospitalization with acute decompensated heart failure
    Roman Nevzorov
    Department of Cardiology, Tel Aviv University s Sackler Medical School, Rabin Medical Center, Petah Tikva, Israel
    Eur J Intern Med 23:374-8. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Briefly trained medical students can effectively identify rheumatic mitral valve injury using a hand-carried ultrasound
    Hezzy Shmueli
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Echocardiography 30:621-6. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint Physicians' attitudes toward preventive therapy for coronary artery disease: is there a gender bias?
    Akranm Abuful
    Cardiology Department, Soroka University Medical Center and Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Clin Cardiol 28:389-93. 2005
  9. doi request reprint A controlled intervention study of changing health-providers' attitudes toward personal lifestyle habits and health-promotion skills
    Danit R Shahar
    S Daniel Abraham International Center for Health and Nutrition, Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Nutrition 25:532-9. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Dietary intervention to reverse carotid atherosclerosis
    Iris Shai
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Systems Evaluation, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva 84105, Israel
    Circulation 121:1200-8. 2010

Detail Information

Publications36

  1. ncbi request reprint Preventive therapy in patients with insignificantly narrowed coronary arteries: evaluation of physician attitude and practice
    Yaakov Henkin
    Department of Cardiology, Soroka University Medical Center, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Clin Cardiol 27:328-32. 2004
    ..Preventive therapy with aspirin and lipid-lowering drugs therefore seems warranted in these patients...
  2. ncbi request reprint Development and implementation of a nutrition education program for medical students: a new challenge
    Ronit Endevelt
    The S Daniel Abraham International Center for Health and Nutrition, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Educ Health (Abingdon) 19:321-30. 2006
    ..Teaching nutrition to medical students is constrained by limitations in curricular time and competition with other topics...
  3. ncbi request reprint Lipoproteins in acute coronary syndromes--measure, treat or disregard?
    Yaakov Henkin
    Department of Cardiology, Soroka University Medical Center, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 5:428-33. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Lack of association between breast artery calcification seen on mammography and coronary artery disease on angiography
    Y Henkin
    Department of Cardiology, Soroka University Medical Center, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Med Screen 10:139-42. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate whether such calcifications could predict the presence of coronary atherosclerosis...
  5. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of student attitudes and knowledge in a new program in international health and medicine
    Alan B Jotkowitz
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, School of Medicine and International Health, Beer Sheba 84105, Israel
    Med Teach 26:574-6. 2004
    ..The graduates of the new program retained their positive attitudes toward IHM and increased their knowledge of the subject. Further studies are necessary to document the effect of the program on the clinical practice of its graduates...
  6. doi request reprint Effect of beta blocker therapy on survival of patients with heart failure and preserved systolic function following hospitalization with acute decompensated heart failure
    Roman Nevzorov
    Department of Cardiology, Tel Aviv University s Sackler Medical School, Rabin Medical Center, Petah Tikva, Israel
    Eur J Intern Med 23:374-8. 2012
    ..The present study investigated the impact of beta blocker therapy for 3 months before admission on the two-year survival of patients with heart failure and preserved systolic function hospitalized due to decompensated heart failure...
  7. doi request reprint Briefly trained medical students can effectively identify rheumatic mitral valve injury using a hand-carried ultrasound
    Hezzy Shmueli
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Echocardiography 30:621-6. 2013
    ..Its diagnosis relies on expertise-dependent echocardiographic studies. We evaluated the accuracy of briefly trained examiners in identifying RHD utilizing a hand-carried cardiac ultrasound (HCU) device...
  8. ncbi request reprint Physicians' attitudes toward preventive therapy for coronary artery disease: is there a gender bias?
    Akranm Abuful
    Cardiology Department, Soroka University Medical Center and Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Clin Cardiol 28:389-93. 2005
    ..We compared physicians' attitudes and practice toward preventive therapy in men and women with CAD...
  9. doi request reprint A controlled intervention study of changing health-providers' attitudes toward personal lifestyle habits and health-promotion skills
    Danit R Shahar
    S Daniel Abraham International Center for Health and Nutrition, Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Nutrition 25:532-9. 2009
    ..Data regarding health providers' personal lifestyle and the differential effect of a short-term personal lifestyle experience intervention program on health providers are limited...
  10. doi request reprint Dietary intervention to reverse carotid atherosclerosis
    Iris Shai
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Systems Evaluation, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva 84105, Israel
    Circulation 121:1200-8. 2010
    ..It is currently unknown whether dietary weight loss interventions can induce regression of carotid atherosclerosis...
  11. pmc Abdominal superficial subcutaneous fat: a putative distinct protective fat subdepot in type 2 diabetes
    Rachel Golan
    The S Daniel Abraham International Center for Health and Nutrition, Department of Epidemiology, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Diabetes Care 35:640-7. 2012
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  12. ncbi request reprint Significance of balloon imprint during coronary angioplasty
    R Ilia
    Cardiology Department, Soroka Medical Center, Ben Gurion University, P O Box 151, Beer Sheva 84105, Israel
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 53:331-3. 2001
    ..Patient and lesion characteristics may determine the appearance of balloon imprint at PTCA, which in turn influences the procedure and its immediate outcome. Cathet Cardiovasc Intervent 2001;53:331-333...
  13. ncbi request reprint Computerized community cholesterol control (4C): meeting the challenge of secondary prevention
    Harel Gilutz
    Department of Cardiology, Soroka Medical Center and Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 11:23-9. 2009
    ..Dyslipidemia remains underdiagnosed and undertreated in patients with coronary artery disease. The Computer-based Clinical Decision Support System provides an opportunity t close these gaps...
  14. ncbi request reprint Cross-cultural medicine in the Middle East at the start of the 21st century: where East and West meet
    Jacob Urkin
    Clalit Health Services, Beer Sheva, Israel
    ScientificWorldJournal 6:2170-6. 2006
    ..We feel that in a region characterized by such ethnic diversity, all medical schools should adopt cross-cultural studies as an integral part of their curriculum...
  15. ncbi request reprint Covered stent: a novel percutaneous treatment of iatrogenic aortic dissection during coronary angioplasty
    Akram Abu-Ful
    Cardiology Department, Soroka Medical Center and Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Guiron University, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Invasive Cardiol 15:408-9. 2003
    ..The aortocoronary dissection appeared during percutaneous angioplasty to the right coronary artery. The entry site was successfully sealed by a covered stent...
  16. ncbi request reprint Single coronary artery, with anomalous origin of the left anterior descending artery from the right coronary artery, and anomalous right superior septal artery
    Akram Abu-Ful
    Cardiology Department, Soroka Medical Center, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Invasive Cardiol 16:267-8. 2004
  17. ncbi request reprint Attenuated predictive power of a normal myocardial perfusion scan in young smokers
    Arik Wolak
    Cardiology Department, Soroka University Medical Center, Beer Sheva 84101, Israel Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva 84101, Israel
    Eur J Intern Med 25:452-7. 2014
    ..However, it is unclear whether a normal MPI, reflecting non-compromised blood flow in the stable state, would have the same prognostic implications in smokers as in patients who do not smoke...
  18. ncbi request reprint Adherence by primary care physicians to guidelines for the clinical management of dyslipidemia
    Geva Vashitz
    Department of Industrial Engineering and Management, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 13:657-62. 2011
    ..There is a wide treatment gap between evidence-based guidelines and their implementation in primary care...
  19. ncbi request reprint Association of statin therapy and the risk of atrial fibrillation in patients with a permanent pacemaker
    Guy Amit
    Cardiology Department, Soroka University Medical Center and Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Clin Cardiol 29:249-52. 2006
    ..Recent studies have shown conflicting results regarding a protective effect of statin therapy on atrial fibrillation (AF)...
  20. ncbi request reprint Risk factors and outcome of acute myocardial infarction in Bedouins living in permanent compared to unrecognized villages in southern Israel
    Muhammad Abu-Tailakh
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Soroka University Medical Center and Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 13:345-9. 2011
    ..The study hypothesis was that the prevalence of risk factors and the outcome of myocardial infarction in Bedouins differ between those settled in permanent villages and those remaining in unrecognized villages...
  21. ncbi request reprint Dietary treatment of hypercholesterolemia: can we predict long-term success?
    Yaakov Henkin
    Department of Cardiology, PO Box 151, Soroka University Medical Center, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Am Coll Nutr 22:555-61. 2003
    ..To look for associations between changes in LDL cholesterol and baseline characteristics of patients receiving dietary therapy for hypercholesterolemia...
  22. ncbi request reprint A medical school for international health run by international partners
    Carmi Z Margolis
    Medical School for International Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheva, Israel, 84105
    Acad Med 79:744-51. 2004
    ..MSIH is running well and has solved its inter-university management problems. Its 85 graduates matched at very good to excellent U.S. hospitals and have learned and maintained enthusiasm for the IHM curriculum...
  23. ncbi request reprint Right-sided pulsus alternans in prosthetic mitral valve thrombosis
    Akram Abu-Ful
    Cardiology Department, Soroka University Medical Center, P O Box 151, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Invasive Cardiol 16:213-4. 2004
  24. doi request reprint Discrepancy between results of randomized control studies and retrospective analysis: the case of statin therapy effect on one-year mortality in patients with decompensated heart failure
    Roman Nevzorov
    Department of Internal Medicine F, Soroka University Medical Center, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Eur J Intern Med 20:494-8. 2009
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  25. doi request reprint Weight loss with a low-carbohydrate, Mediterranean, or low-fat diet
    Iris Shai
    S Daniel Abraham Center for Health and Nutrition, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    N Engl J Med 359:229-41. 2008
    ..Trials comparing the effectiveness and safety of weight-loss diets are frequently limited by short follow-up times and high dropout rates...
  26. ncbi request reprint Extraction of the radial artery during transradial coronary angiography: an unusual complication
    Akram Abu-Ful
    Cardiology Department and Pathology Institute, Soroka University Medical Center, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Invasive Cardiol 15:351-2. 2003
    ..The occurrence of this complication emphasizes the need for meticulous attention and prudence when a patient complains of local pain during sheath extraction...
  27. ncbi request reprint Left anterior descending artery length in left and right coronary artery dominance
    R Ilia
    Cardiology Department, Soroka Medical Center and Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Coron Artery Dis 12:77-8. 2001
    ..Coronary stenosis of the left anterior descending artery (LAD) is respected by cardiologists because of its negative influence on morbidity and mortality. An important anatomical consideration is the length of the LAD...
  28. ncbi request reprint Long-term dietary changes after vertical banded gastroplasty: is the trade-off favorable?
    Iris Shai
    S Daniel Abraham International Center for Health and Nutrition, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Obes Surg 12:805-11. 2002
    ..Insufficient data exist about the long-term health consequences of gastric restriction procedures used for treatment of obesity. The long-term nutritional changes that occur after vertical banded gastroplasty (VBG) were evaluated...
  29. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of lipoprotein changes during acute coronary syndromes for predicting postdischarge lipoprotein levels
    Yaakov Henkin
    Department of Cardiology, Soroka University Medical Center and Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Am J Cardiol 89:7-11. 2002
    ..However, elevated baseline triglyceride levels significantly affect these LDL cholesterol changes and complicate prediction of long-term lipoprotein levels...
  30. ncbi request reprint Re-evaluating therapeutic target goals for statin-treated patients: time for revolutionary changes?
    Yaakov Henkin
    J Am Coll Cardiol 52:633-5. 2008
  31. ncbi request reprint Changes in triglyceride levels and risk for coronary heart disease in young men
    Amir Tirosh
    Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Ann Intern Med 147:377-85. 2007
    ..Current triglyceride levels might be only a weak predictor of risk for coronary heart disease (CHD)...
  32. ncbi request reprint Development and validation of a new measure of student attitudes and knowledge of international health and medicine
    Annelise Aaserud
    Department of Family Medicine, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, WA 98112, USA
    Med Teach 27:136-9. 2005
    ..198. The survey may be a reliable and valid tool to assess and compare medical students' knowledge and attitude toward international health. This survey can be used to evaluate curricular innovations in the field...
  33. ncbi request reprint Determinants of long-term satisfaction after vertical banded gastroplasty
    Iris Shai
    S Daniel Abraham International Center for Health and Nutrition, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Obes Surg 13:269-74. 2003
    ..Our objective was to evaluate patient satisfaction, and to identify parameters that are related to such satisfaction, 3 to10 years after VBG...
  34. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular risk factors in young adults--are we neglecting the next generation?
    Yaakov Henkin
    Isr Med Assoc J 8:570-2. 2006
  35. ncbi request reprint [Omega-3 fatty acids, fish, fish oil and cardiovascular disease--a review with implications to Israeli nutritional guidelines]
    Sigal Eilat-Adar
    The Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research
    Harefuah 143:585-91, 622, 621. 2004
    ..Data on the content of n-3 fatty acids and contaminants in Israeli bred fish is limited. Thus, caution should be exercised when applying these recommendations to the Israeli fish market...
  36. ncbi request reprint Bringing global issues to medical teaching
    Carmi Z Margolis
    Lancet 359:1253-4. 2002