Amitai Bickel

Summary

Country: Israel

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The use of pneumoperitoneum during laparoscopic surgery as a model to study pathophysiologic phenomena: the correlation of cardiac functionality with computerized acoustic indices--preliminary data
    Amitai Bickel
    Department of Surgery, Western Galilee Hospital, Nahariya, Israel
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 22:349-54. 2012
  2. pmc Surgical emergencies confounded by H1N1 influenza infection - a plea for concern
    Benjamin Person
    Department of General and Acute Care Surgery, Rambam Healthcare Campus, POB 9602, Haifa, 31096, Israel
    World J Emerg Surg 5:6. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint Power spectral analysis of heart rate variability during positive pressure pneumoperitoneum: the significance of increased cardiac sympathetic expression
    A Bickel
    Department of Surgery, Western Galilee Hospital, Nahariya, Israel
    Surg Endosc 16:1341-4. 2002
  4. doi request reprint The effects of high-frequency jet ventilation (HFJV) on pneumoperitoneum-induced cardiovascular changes during laparoscopic surgery
    A Bickel
    Department of Surgery, Western Galilee Hospital, 22100, Nahariya, Israel
    Surg Endosc 25:3518-25. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Perioperative hyperoxygenation and wound site infection following surgery for acute appendicitis: a randomized, prospective, controlled trial
    Amitai Bickel
    Department of Surgery, Western Galilee Hospital, PO Box 21, Nahariya, Israel
    Arch Surg 146:464-70. 2011
  6. doi request reprint The physiological impact of intermittent sequential pneumatic compression (ISPC) leg sleeves on cardiac activity
    Amitai Bickel
    Department of Surgery, Western Galilee Hospital, Nahariya, Israel
    Am J Surg 202:16-22. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Evaluation of liver enzymes following elective laparoscopic cholecystectomy: are they really elevated?
    Amitai Bickel
    Department of Surgery, Western Galilee Hospital, P O Box 21, Nahariya, 22100, Israel
    J Gastrointest Surg 12:1418-21. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Filtered signal-averaged P-wave duration during pneumoperitoneum in patients undergoing laparoscopic cholecystectomy: A reflection of pathophysiological cardiac changes
    Amitai Bickel
    Department of Surgery, Western Galilee Hospital, Nahariya, affiliated to the Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, The Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, P O Box 21, 22100, Haifa, Israel
    Surg Endosc 22:221-7. 2008
  9. pmc Validation and reduction of the oxidative stress following laparoscopic operations: a prospective randomized controlled study
    Amitai Bickel
    Department of Surgery, Western Galilee Hospital, Nahariya, Israel
    Ann Surg 246:31-5. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Overcoming reduced hepatic and renal perfusion caused by positive-pressure pneumoperitoneum
    Amitai Bickel
    The Ruth and Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Arch Surg 142:119-24; discussion 125. 2007

Collaborators

  • Norman Loberant
  • M Aviram
  • Arie Eitan
  • Alexander Shturman
  • Benjamin Person
  • Arieh Eitan
  • Israel M Katz
  • Shaul Atar
  • Yoram S Kluger
  • Offir Ben-Ishay
  • Hany Bahouth
  • Eran Brauner
  • Marina Koliada
  • Yechiel Sweed

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. doi request reprint The use of pneumoperitoneum during laparoscopic surgery as a model to study pathophysiologic phenomena: the correlation of cardiac functionality with computerized acoustic indices--preliminary data
    Amitai Bickel
    Department of Surgery, Western Galilee Hospital, Nahariya, Israel
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 22:349-54. 2012
    ..Our aim was to quantitatively correlate cardiac functionality (as expressed by cardiac output) with the spectral energy of the first heart sound (S1) obtained from the phonocardiogram, during laparoscopic surgery...
  2. pmc Surgical emergencies confounded by H1N1 influenza infection - a plea for concern
    Benjamin Person
    Department of General and Acute Care Surgery, Rambam Healthcare Campus, POB 9602, Haifa, 31096, Israel
    World J Emerg Surg 5:6. 2010
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Power spectral analysis of heart rate variability during positive pressure pneumoperitoneum: the significance of increased cardiac sympathetic expression
    A Bickel
    Department of Surgery, Western Galilee Hospital, Nahariya, Israel
    Surg Endosc 16:1341-4. 2002
    ..Positive pressure pneumoperitoneum (PPP) effects on the autonomic nervous system (ANS) might be of clinical importance, as imbalance in the autonomic cardiac control might lead to serious consequences...
  4. doi request reprint The effects of high-frequency jet ventilation (HFJV) on pneumoperitoneum-induced cardiovascular changes during laparoscopic surgery
    A Bickel
    Department of Surgery, Western Galilee Hospital, 22100, Nahariya, Israel
    Surg Endosc 25:3518-25. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the benefits of HFJV to reduce the adverse cardiovascular effects during laparoscopic cholecystectomy...
  5. doi request reprint Perioperative hyperoxygenation and wound site infection following surgery for acute appendicitis: a randomized, prospective, controlled trial
    Amitai Bickel
    Department of Surgery, Western Galilee Hospital, PO Box 21, Nahariya, Israel
    Arch Surg 146:464-70. 2011
    ..To assess the influence of hyperoxygenation on surgical site infection by using the most homogeneous study population...
  6. doi request reprint The physiological impact of intermittent sequential pneumatic compression (ISPC) leg sleeves on cardiac activity
    Amitai Bickel
    Department of Surgery, Western Galilee Hospital, Nahariya, Israel
    Am J Surg 202:16-22. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the underlying cardiovascular mechanism induced by the activation of intermittent sequential pneumatic compression (ISPC) in healthy volunteers...
  7. doi request reprint Evaluation of liver enzymes following elective laparoscopic cholecystectomy: are they really elevated?
    Amitai Bickel
    Department of Surgery, Western Galilee Hospital, P O Box 21, Nahariya, 22100, Israel
    J Gastrointest Surg 12:1418-21. 2008
    ..Studies made on a small number of patients have demonstrated significant modifications in liver function tests (LFT) following laparoscopic cholecystectomy...
  8. ncbi request reprint Filtered signal-averaged P-wave duration during pneumoperitoneum in patients undergoing laparoscopic cholecystectomy: A reflection of pathophysiological cardiac changes
    Amitai Bickel
    Department of Surgery, Western Galilee Hospital, Nahariya, affiliated to the Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, The Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, P O Box 21, 22100, Haifa, Israel
    Surg Endosc 22:221-7. 2008
    ..The aim of the study is to examine characteristic electrocardiographic changes that may occur during PP, by using signal-averaged P-wave analysis...
  9. pmc Validation and reduction of the oxidative stress following laparoscopic operations: a prospective randomized controlled study
    Amitai Bickel
    Department of Surgery, Western Galilee Hospital, Nahariya, Israel
    Ann Surg 246:31-5. 2007
    ..To validate ischemia-reperfusion mechanism during laparoscopic cholecystectomy, and to assess the reduction of oxidative stress by an intermittent sequential pneumatic compression (ISPC) device...
  10. ncbi request reprint Overcoming reduced hepatic and renal perfusion caused by positive-pressure pneumoperitoneum
    Amitai Bickel
    The Ruth and Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Arch Surg 142:119-24; discussion 125. 2007
    ..Use of the intermittent sequential pneumatic compression (ISPC) device may improve splanchnic and renal perfusion caused by positive-pressure pneumoperitoneum (PPP) in patients undergoing laparoscopic cholecystectomy...
  11. ncbi request reprint Improving the adverse changes in cardiac autonomic nervous control during laparoscopic surgery, using an intermittent sequential pneumatic compression device
    Amitai Bickel
    Department of Surgery, Western Galilee Hospital, Nahariya, Faculty of Medicine, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Am J Surg 187:124-7. 2004
    ..We hypothesized that by reversing the hemodynamic effects, the use of intermittent sequential pneumatic compression device (Lympha-press) on the lower extremities would lead to improved cardiac autonomic control...
  12. ncbi request reprint Power spectral analysis of heart rate variability during helium pneumoperitoneum: The mechanism of increased cardiac sympathetic activity and its clinical significance
    A Bickel
    Department of Surgery, Western Galilee Hospital, Nahariya, 22100, Israel
    Surg Endosc 19:71-6. 2005
    ..Carbon dioxide pneumoperitoneum (PP) is known to induce increased cardiac sympathetic expression. The role of the insufflated gas involved in this mechanism should be elucidated in an attempt to eliminate its possible serious consequences...
  13. ncbi request reprint Reversal of adverse hemodynamic effects of pneumoperitoneum by pressure equilibration
    Amitai Bickel
    Department of Surgery, Western Galilee Hospital, Nahariya, Rappaport School of Medicine, The Technion, Haifa, Israel
    Arch Surg 139:1320-5. 2004
    ..We hypothesized that pneumatic compression sleeves worn on the legs during pneumoperitoneum could abolish the pressure gradient between the abdominal cavity and the legs and so eliminate these adverse hemodynamic changes...
  14. ncbi request reprint Fecal impaction in children: report of 53 cases of rectal seed bezoars
    Arie Eitan
    Department of General Surgery, Western Galilee Hospital, Nahariya, Israel
    J Pediatr Surg 42:1114-7. 2007
    ..Rectal seed bezoars in children seem to present an uncommon problem that necessitates some operative intervention...
  15. ncbi request reprint The predictive value of P-wave duration by signal-averaged electrocardiogram in acute ST elevation myocardial infarction
    Alexander Shturman
    Department of Cardiology, Western Galilee Hospital, Nahariya, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 14:493-7. 2012
    ..The prognostic value of P-wave duration has been previously evaluated by signal-averaged ECG (SAECG) in patients with various arrhythmias not associated with acute myocardial infarction (AMI)...
  16. doi request reprint The use of the loose seton technique as a definitive treatment for recurrent and persistent high trans-sphincteric anal fistulas: a long-term outcome
    Arieh Eitan
    Department of Surgery, Western Galilee Hospital, Nahariya, affiliated to Faculty of Medicine, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    J Gastrointest Surg 13:1116-9. 2009
    ..The loose seton technique (suggested to avoid any external anal division following seton placement, to ensure anal continence) was assessed as the ultimate approach for primary as well as recurrent and persistent anal fistula...
  17. ncbi request reprint Comparison of early outcome from transperitoneal versus transhepatic percutaneous cholecystostomy
    Norman Loberant
    Department of Radiology, Western Galilee Hospital, Nahariya, Israel
    Hepatogastroenterology 57:12-7. 2010
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopically assisted approach for postoperative ventral hernia repair
    Arie Eitan
    Department of Surgery, Western Galilee Hospital, Nahariya, affiliated with the Faculty of Medicine, The Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 12:309-11. 2002
    ..The laparoscopic approach to incisional hernia repair is already well established because of its advantages. We evaluated the possibility of using a laparoscopically assisted approach whenever conversion to open repair was considered...
  19. ncbi request reprint Spongioid hyperplasia of the gallbladder
    Norman Loberant
    Department of Radiology, Western Galilee Hospital, Nahariya, Israel
    J Ultrasound Med 25:111-3. 2006
  20. ncbi request reprint Fecal impaction in adults: report of 30 cases of seed bezoars in the rectum
    Arie Eitan
    Department of Surgery, Western Galilee Hospital, P O B 21, Naharia 22100, Israel
    Dis Colon Rectum 49:1768-71. 2006
    ..This study was designed to determine the frequency of fecal impaction by seed bezoars in the rectum and their clinical characteristics in adults...