Jonathan Lessick

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Country: Israel

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Is functional improvement after myocardial infarction predicted with myocardial enhancement patterns at multidetector CT?
    Jonathan Lessick
    Department of Cardiology, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haaliya St, Haifa 31096, Israel
    Radiology 244:736-44. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Relation of myocardial mechanics in severe aortic stenosis to left ventricular ejection fraction and response to aortic valve replacement
    Shemy Carasso
    Department of Cardiology, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel
    Am J Cardiol 107:1052-7. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Velocity Vector Imaging: standard tissue-tracking results acquired in normals--the VVI-STRAIN study
    Shemy Carasso
    Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel School of Medicine, The Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 25:543-52. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Excessive respiratory variation in tricuspid regurgitation systolic velocities in patients with severe tricuspid regurgitation
    Diab Mutlak
    Echocardiography Laboratory and Heart Valves Clinic, Department of Cardiology, Rambam Health Care Campus and the Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, P O Box 9602, Haifa 31096, Israel
    Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging 14:957-62. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Utility of pulmonary hypertension for the prediction of heart failure following acute myocardial infarction
    Diab Mutlak
    Department of Cardiology, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    Am J Cardiol 109:1254-9. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Restrictive left ventricular filling pattern and risk of new-onset atrial fibrillation after acute myocardial infarction
    Doron Aronson
    Department of Cardiology, Rambam Medical Center, and Rappaport Faculty of Medicine and Research Institute, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Am J Cardiol 107:1738-43. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Comparison of multidetector computed tomography versus echocardiography for assessing regional left ventricular function
    Jonathan Lessick
    Department of Cardiology, Rambam Medical Centre, Haifa, Israel
    Am J Cardiol 96:1011-5. 2005
  8. doi request reprint Quantitative evaluation of regional left ventricular function by multidetector computed tomography
    Jonathan Lessick
    Cardiology Department, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel
    J Comput Assist Tomogr 33:204-10. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Functional tricuspid regurgitation in patients with pulmonary hypertension: is pulmonary artery pressure the only determinant of regurgitation severity?
    Diab Mutlak
    Department of Cardiology, Echocardiography Laboratory and Heart Valves Clinic, Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Chest 135:115-21. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Frequency, characteristics, and outcome of patients with aortic stenosis, left ventricular dysfunction, and high (versus low) trans-aortic pressure gradient
    Diab Mutlak
    Echocardiography Laboratory and Heart Valves Clinic, Department of Cardiology, Rambam Health Care Campus, affiliated with Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion lsrael Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 12:563-7. 2010

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  1. ncbi request reprint Is functional improvement after myocardial infarction predicted with myocardial enhancement patterns at multidetector CT?
    Jonathan Lessick
    Department of Cardiology, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haaliya St, Haifa 31096, Israel
    Radiology 244:736-44. 2007
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Relation of myocardial mechanics in severe aortic stenosis to left ventricular ejection fraction and response to aortic valve replacement
    Shemy Carasso
    Department of Cardiology, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel
    Am J Cardiol 107:1052-7. 2011
    ..Compensatory mechanics were lost in patients with severe LV dysfunction. AVR partly reversed these changes in patients with LV dysfunction...
  3. doi request reprint Velocity Vector Imaging: standard tissue-tracking results acquired in normals--the VVI-STRAIN study
    Shemy Carasso
    Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel School of Medicine, The Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 25:543-52. 2012
    ..Different software algorithms have at times yielded conflicting results. The aim of this study was to determine normal myocardial mechanical parameters in a healthy population using Velocity Vector Imaging...
  4. ncbi request reprint Excessive respiratory variation in tricuspid regurgitation systolic velocities in patients with severe tricuspid regurgitation
    Diab Mutlak
    Echocardiography Laboratory and Heart Valves Clinic, Department of Cardiology, Rambam Health Care Campus and the Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, P O Box 9602, Haifa 31096, Israel
    Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging 14:957-62. 2013
    ..We tested the hypothesis that excessive respiratory changes in TR velocities are diagnostic of severe TR...
  5. doi request reprint Utility of pulmonary hypertension for the prediction of heart failure following acute myocardial infarction
    Diab Mutlak
    Department of Cardiology, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    Am J Cardiol 109:1254-9. 2012
    ..In AMI, PH at the index admission is a useful marker in unmasking latent subclinical HF and predicting the development of overt HF...
  6. doi request reprint Restrictive left ventricular filling pattern and risk of new-onset atrial fibrillation after acute myocardial infarction
    Doron Aronson
    Department of Cardiology, Rambam Medical Center, and Rappaport Faculty of Medicine and Research Institute, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Am J Cardiol 107:1738-43. 2011
    ..In conclusion, in patients with AMI, presence of advanced diastolic dysfunction was independently associated with new-onset AF, suggesting that increased filling pressures may contribute to the development of AF after AMI...
  7. ncbi request reprint Comparison of multidetector computed tomography versus echocardiography for assessing regional left ventricular function
    Jonathan Lessick
    Department of Cardiology, Rambam Medical Centre, Haifa, Israel
    Am J Cardiol 96:1011-5. 2005
    ..Most disagreements occurred in the right coronary artery segments. In conclusion, MDCT can be used to evaluate LVSWM, showing good agreement with echocardiography, except for the right coronary artery segments...
  8. doi request reprint Quantitative evaluation of regional left ventricular function by multidetector computed tomography
    Jonathan Lessick
    Cardiology Department, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel
    J Comput Assist Tomogr 33:204-10. 2009
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Functional tricuspid regurgitation in patients with pulmonary hypertension: is pulmonary artery pressure the only determinant of regurgitation severity?
    Diab Mutlak
    Department of Cardiology, Echocardiography Laboratory and Heart Valves Clinic, Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Chest 135:115-21. 2009
    ..The objectives of our study were to determine the distribution of TR severity in relation to pulmonary artery systolic pressure (PASP) and to define the determinants of TR severity...
  10. ncbi request reprint Frequency, characteristics, and outcome of patients with aortic stenosis, left ventricular dysfunction, and high (versus low) trans-aortic pressure gradient
    Diab Mutlak
    Echocardiography Laboratory and Heart Valves Clinic, Department of Cardiology, Rambam Health Care Campus, affiliated with Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion lsrael Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 12:563-7. 2010
    ..Trans-aortic pressure gradient in patients with aortic stenosis and left ventricular systolic dysfunction is typically low but occasionally high...
  11. doi request reprint Relationship of functional mitral regurgitation to new-onset atrial fibrillation in acute myocardial infarction
    Fadel Bahouth
    Department of Cardiology, Rambam Medical Center, Bat Galim, POB 9602, Haifa 31096, Israel
    Heart 96:683-8. 2010
    ..This study was designed to test the hypothesis that functional mitral regurgitation (FMR) occurring after AMI may promote AF by producing left atrial volume overload...
  12. ncbi request reprint Impact of functional mitral regurgitation on right ventricular function and outcome in patients with right ventricular infarction
    Sergey Yalonetsky
    Department of Cardiology, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel The Ruth and Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Am J Cardiol 114:36-41. 2014
    ..The risk for mortality is increased predominantly in patients with both RV dysfunction and FMR. ..
  13. doi request reprint Impact of diastolic dysfunction on the development of heart failure in diabetic patients after acute myocardial infarction
    Doron Aronson
    Department of Cardiology, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    Circ Heart Fail 3:125-31. 2010
    ..However, there are no data regarding the contribution of diastolic dysfunction to the development of heart failure (HF) in diabetic patients after acute myocardial infarction...
  14. ncbi request reprint Echocardiography-based spectrum of severe tricuspid regurgitation: the frequency of apparently idiopathic tricuspid regurgitation
    Diab Mutlak
    Echocardiography Laboratory and Heart Valves Clinic, Department of Cardiology, Rambam Health Care Campus and the Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 20:405-8. 2007
    ....
  15. doi request reprint Frequency, determinants and outcome of pulmonary hypertension in patients with aortic valve stenosis
    Diab Mutlak
    Echocardiography Laboratory and Heart Valves Clinic, Department of Cardiology, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel
    Am J Med Sci 343:397-401. 2012
    ....
  16. doi request reprint Differential effects of afterload on left ventricular long- and short-axis function: insights from a clinical model of patients with aortic valve stenosis undergoing aortic valve replacement
    Shemy Carasso
    Department of Cardiology, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel
    Am Heart J 158:540-5. 2009
    ..Our objective was to examine changes in LV deformation before and early after aortic valve replacement (AVR) in patients with severe aortic valve stenosis (AS)...
  17. doi request reprint Direct comparison between coronary computed tomography and invasive angiography for calculation of SYNTAX score
    Arthur Kerner
    Cardiology Department, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel
    EuroIntervention 8:1428-34. 2013
    ..We aimed to test the feasibility of calculating SYNTAX score from coronary computed tomographic angiography (CCTA) compared to from invasive coronary angiography (ICA)...
  18. ncbi request reprint Ischemic mitral regurgitation and risk of heart failure after myocardial infarction
    Doron Aronson
    Department of Cardiology, Rambam Medical Center and Rappaport Medical School, Haifa, Israel
    Arch Intern Med 166:2362-8. 2006
    ..However, few data are available on the relationship between ischemic MR and the long-term risk for HF...
  19. ncbi request reprint Chest pain unit in an internal medicine department: comparison of a year with the facility to a year without
    Shadi Hamoud
    Department of Internal Medicine E, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 15:79-84. 2013
    ..Chest pain units (CPU) are being incorporated in tertiary hospitals for rapid and effective management of patients with chest pain. In Israel prior to 2010, only one chest pain unit existed in a tertiary hospital...
  20. pmc Accuracy of the long-axis area-length method for the measurement of left ventricular volumes and ejection fraction using multidetector computed tomography
    Jonathan Lessick
    Department of Cardiology, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel
    Can J Cardiol 24:685-9. 2008
    ..Validation has mainly been carried out using Simpson's method of summing up consecutive short-axis areas. Because the latter method is time-consuming, many users prefer using a quicker method, based on a single view or a pair of views...
  21. ncbi request reprint Septal bounce in constrictive pericarditis. Diagnosis and dynamic evaluation with multidetector CT
    Eduard Ghersin
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Rambam Medical Center, P O B 9602, Haifa 31096, Israel
    J Comput Assist Tomogr 28:676-8. 2004
    ..This case illustrates the full capabilities of multidetector cardiac CT in the evaluation of pericardial pathology...
  22. ncbi request reprint Anomalous origin of a posterior descending artery from the right pulmonary artery: report of a rare case diagnosed by multidetector computed tomography angiography
    Jonathan Lessick
    Department of Cardiology, Rambam Medical Center and Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    J Comput Assist Tomogr 28:857-9. 2004
    ..Multidetector computed tomography elucidated the previously undescribed finding of a posterior descending artery originating from the right pulmonary artery...
  23. ncbi request reprint Contrast echocardiographic imaging of left ventricular diverticulum in adult patients
    Sergey Yalonetsky
    Cardiology Department, Rambam Medical Center, Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Techion IIT, Haifa, Israel
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 20:198.e1-3. 2007
  24. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of inotropic changes in ventricular function by NOGA mapping: comparison with echocardiography
    Jonathan Lessick
    Department of Cardiology, Rambam Medical Center, The Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, 31096, Israel
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 93:418-26. 2002
    ..Thus NOGA-based global and regional function correlates closely with echocardiography and is sensitive to changes in contractility, but, at the upper end of the scale, LV function is underestimated...
  25. ncbi request reprint Failure of left ventricular hypertrophy to regress after surgery for aortic valve stenosis
    Jonathan Lessick
    Department of Cardiology, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    Echocardiography 19:359-66. 2002
    ..The extent of this phenomenon, the reasons for failure to regress, and its significance are unclear...
  26. ncbi request reprint Temporal changes in the endocardial ST segment during the evolution of myocardial infarction in dogs
    Jonathan Lessick
    Dept of Cardiology, Rambam Medical Center, P O Box 9602, Haifa, 31096, Irael
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 25:1616-23. 2002
    ..80), probably by correcting for pressure induced ST elevation. In conclusion, acute endocardial ST-segment changes occur in the infarct zone in the dog, showing a distinctive temporal evolution...
  27. ncbi request reprint Global longitudinal strain: a novel index of left ventricular systolic function
    Shimon A Reisner
    Department of Cardiology, Rambam Medical Center, Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 17:630-3. 2004
    ..Echocardiographic estimation of global left ventricular (LV) function is subjective and time consuming. Our aim was to develop a novel approach for assessment of global LV function from 2-dimensional echocardiographic images..
  28. ncbi request reprint Anomalous origin of right coronary artery: diagnosis and dynamic evaluation with multidetector computed tomography
    Eduard Ghersin
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    J Comput Assist Tomogr 28:293-4. 2004
    ..This case illustrates the full capabilities of multidetector cardiac CT in the evaluation of coronary artery pathology...
  29. ncbi request reprint Comprehensive multidetector computed tomography assessment of severe cardiac contusion in a pediatric patient: correlation with echocardiography
    Eduard Ghersin
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    J Comput Assist Tomogr 29:739-41. 2005
    ..This case illustrates the full capabilities of MDCT in the evaluation of cardiac contusion in a noncooperative pediatric patient...
  30. ncbi request reprint 16-MDCT coronary angiography versus invasive coronary angiography in acute chest pain syndrome: a blinded prospective study
    Eduard Ghersin
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 186:177-84. 2006
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic accuracy of myocardial hypoenhancement on multidetector computed tomography in identifying myocardial infarction in patients admitted with acute chest pain syndrome
    Jonathan Lessick
    Cardiology Department, Rambam Medical Center and Technion IIT, Haifa, Israel
    J Comput Assist Tomogr 31:780-8. 2007
    ..To evaluate prevalence and diagnostic accuracy of myocardial hypoenhancement (MH) using multidetector computed tomography (MDCT) in patients admitted for acute chest pain syndromes...
  32. doi request reprint Feasibility of automatic assessment of four-chamber cardiac function with MDCT: Initial clinical application and validation
    Sobhi Abadi
    Radiology Department, Rambam Health Care Campus and Technion Israel Institute of Technology, P O B 9602, Haifa 31096, Israel s
    Eur J Radiol 74:175-81. 2010
    ..We aimed to evaluate the feasibility and clinical value of a novel algorithm that performs fully automatic evaluation of the four cardiac chambers and myocardium from gated CT datasets...
  33. pmc Ventricular septal rupture complicating myocardial infarction: comprehensive assessment of cardiac coronary arteries, anatomy, perfusion and function by multidetector computed tomography
    Eduard Ghersin
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, B Rapaport School of Medicine, Haifa, Israel
    Can J Cardiol 24:e21-2. 2008
  34. ncbi request reprint Natural history of moderate mitral valve stenosis
    Diana Rinkevich
    Department of Cardiology, Hillel Yaffe Medical Center, Hadera, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 5:15-8. 2003
    ..With the introduction of surgery and percutaneous balloon valvuloplasty for relieving severe mitral stenosis the natural history of the disease has markedly altered...
  35. doi request reprint Angiographically uncertain left main coronary artery narrowings: correlation with multidetector computed tomography and intravascular ultrasound
    Robert Dragu
    Division of Invasive Cardiology, Rambam Health Care Campus and the Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, The Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 24:557-63. 2008
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Heart failure with a normal ejection fraction
    Yoram Agmon
    Circulation 105:e48. 2002
  37. ncbi request reprint Multidetector-row computed tomography for noninvasive coronary imaging
    Martin H Hoffmann
    University Hospital of Ulm, Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Steinhoevelstrasse, 9 D 89070, Ulm, Germany
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 4:583-94. 2006
    ..In the foreseeable future, if the current rate of technological advancement continues, CT may replace the invasive modalities in routine care for diagnostic purposes...
  38. ncbi request reprint Contrast enhanced multi-detector computed tomography coronary angiography versus conventional invasive quantitative coronary angiography in acute coronary syndrome patients-correlation and bias
    Robert Dragu
    Division of Invasive Cardiology, Rambam Health Care Campus and the Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, The Technion Isreal Institute of Technology, Haifa, Isreal
    Acute Card Care 8:99-104. 2006
    ..The aim of the present study was to assess prospectively the correlation and bias between 16-slice MDCT coronary angiography and quantitative coronary angiography analysis (QCA) in these patients...
  39. ncbi request reprint Clinical value of 16-slice multi-detector CT compared to invasive coronary angiography
    Galit Aviram
    Department of Radiology, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Int J Cardiovasc Intervent 7:21-8. 2005
    ..The aim of the present study was to determine the accuracy of 16-detector row MDCT for the detection of significant stenoses in the coronary arteries, in comparison to conventional invasive coronary angiography...
  40. ncbi request reprint Automatic determination of minimal cardiac motion phases for computed tomography imaging: initial experience
    Martin H K Hoffmann
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, University Hospital of Ulm, Steinhoevelstrasse 9, 89070, Ulm, Germany
    Eur Radiol 16:365-73. 2006
    ..They can also provide additional information such as the presence of breathing artifacts. Motion maps show promise as a rapid off-line tool to automatically detect quiescent cardiac phases in a variety of patients...
  41. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of 16-row multidetector computed tomography for the assessment of coronary artery stenosis
    Mario J Garcia
    Department of Cardiology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    JAMA 296:403-11. 2006
    ..Multidetector computed tomography (MDCT) has been proposed as a noninvasive method to evaluate coronary anatomy...