Victor Novack

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Country: Israel

Publications

  1. pmc Routine laboratory results and thirty day and one-year mortality risk following hospitalization with acute decompensated heart failure
    Victor Novack
    Clinical Research Center, Soroka University Medical Center, Beer Sheva, Israel
    PLoS ONE 5:e12184. 2010
  2. pmc The effect of rosuvastatin on incident pneumonia: results from the JUPITER trial
    Victor Novack
    Clinical Research Center, Soroka University Medical Center, Beer Sheva, Israel
    CMAJ 184:E367-72. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint [Incidence of hospitalizations among chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients with anemia]
    Yigal Frank
    Department of Medicine, Pulmonology Institute, Soroka University Medical Center, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Harefuah 151:211-5, 254. 2012
  4. 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
  5. ncbi request reprint Clinical characteristics and prognostic factors in patients with complicated acute coronary syndromes requiring prolonged mechanical ventilation
    Doron Zahger
    Department of Cardiology, Soroka University Medical Center, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Am J Cardiol 96:1644-8. 2005
  6. doi request reprint Ethnicity and sepsis characteristics and outcomes. Population based study
    Galia Karp
    Clinical Research Center, Soroka University Medical Center and Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Eur J Intern Med 24:34-9. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Incidence, predictors and outcome of upper gastrointestinal bleeding in patients with acute coronary syndromes
    Aryeh Shalev
    Department of Cardiology, Soroka University Medical Center, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Be er Sheva, Israel
    Int J Cardiol 157:386-90. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Circulating cell-free DNA in hemodialysis patients predicts mortality
    David Tovbin
    Department of Nephrology, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 27:3929-35. 2012
  9. doi request reprint The effects of statin therapy on inflammatory cytokines in patients with bacterial infections: a randomized double-blind placebo controlled clinical trial
    Victor Novack
    Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, Soroka University Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beersheba, Israel
    Intensive Care Med 35:1255-60. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Plasma level of N terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide as a prognostic marker in critically ill patients
    Yaniv Almog
    Medical Intensive Care Unit and the Department of Medicine, Soroka University Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Anesth Analg 102:1809-15. 2006

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Publications27

  1. pmc Routine laboratory results and thirty day and one-year mortality risk following hospitalization with acute decompensated heart failure
    Victor Novack
    Clinical Research Center, Soroka University Medical Center, Beer Sheva, Israel
    PLoS ONE 5:e12184. 2010
    ....
  2. pmc The effect of rosuvastatin on incident pneumonia: results from the JUPITER trial
    Victor Novack
    Clinical Research Center, Soroka University Medical Center, Beer Sheva, Israel
    CMAJ 184:E367-72. 2012
    ..We analyzed data from a randomized controlled trial of rosuvastatin to examine this hypothesis...
  3. ncbi request reprint [Incidence of hospitalizations among chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients with anemia]
    Yigal Frank
    Department of Medicine, Pulmonology Institute, Soroka University Medical Center, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Harefuah 151:211-5, 254. 2012
    ..The main purpose of this work is to test the association between anemia and hospitalizations. The presence of such a link may promote the diagnosis and treatment aimed at the patient's hemoglobin levels...
  4. 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
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Clinical characteristics and prognostic factors in patients with complicated acute coronary syndromes requiring prolonged mechanical ventilation
    Doron Zahger
    Department of Cardiology, Soroka University Medical Center, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Am J Cardiol 96:1644-8. 2005
    ..In conclusion, mortality among patients who require prolonged mechanical ventilation after an ACS is substantial. The main independent predictors of with mortality are the severity of heart failure and the presence of co-morbidities...
  6. doi request reprint Ethnicity and sepsis characteristics and outcomes. Population based study
    Galia Karp
    Clinical Research Center, Soroka University Medical Center and Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Eur J Intern Med 24:34-9. 2013
    ..We hypothesized that these two ethnic groups have different patterns of sepsis-related intensive care admissions...
  7. doi request reprint Incidence, predictors and outcome of upper gastrointestinal bleeding in patients with acute coronary syndromes
    Aryeh Shalev
    Department of Cardiology, Soroka University Medical Center, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Be er Sheva, Israel
    Int J Cardiol 157:386-90. 2012
    ..The broad utilization of revascularization and antithrombotic therapy in patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) is associated with a substantial risk of bleeding primarily related to arterial punctures, which can lead to worse outcome...
  8. doi request reprint Circulating cell-free DNA in hemodialysis patients predicts mortality
    David Tovbin
    Department of Nephrology, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 27:3929-35. 2012
    ..We hypothesized that CFD is an integrative marker of tissue damage and can be an independent predictor for all-cause mortality in HD patients...
  9. doi request reprint The effects of statin therapy on inflammatory cytokines in patients with bacterial infections: a randomized double-blind placebo controlled clinical trial
    Victor Novack
    Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, Soroka University Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beersheba, Israel
    Intensive Care Med 35:1255-60. 2009
    ..To determine if statin therapy reduces the incidence of severe sepsis and the levels of inflammatory cytokines in patients with acute bacterial infection...
  10. ncbi request reprint Plasma level of N terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide as a prognostic marker in critically ill patients
    Yaniv Almog
    Medical Intensive Care Unit and the Department of Medicine, Soroka University Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Anesth Analg 102:1809-15. 2006
    ..6% versus 9.5%; P = 0.02) and abnormal cardiac troponin T levels (33.3% versus 14.3%; P = 0.05). Multivariate analyses adjusted for APACHE-II revealed that a NT-pro BNP level more than 1900 pg/mL is an independent predictor of mortality...
  11. doi request reprint Reduction in sex-based mortality difference with implementation of new cardiology guidelines
    Victor Novack
    Department of Medicine, Soroka University Medical Center, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Am J Med 121:597-603.e1. 2008
    ....
  12. doi request reprint Exertional heatstroke: clinical characteristics, diagnostic and therapeutic considerations
    Lior Zeller
    Department of Medicine, Soroka University Medical Center, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Eur J Intern Med 22:296-9. 2011
    ..Delay in diagnosis and management may adversely affect outcome. The aim of this study was to summarize our experience with this syndrome and to identify factors associated with poor outcome...
  13. pmc The role of cardiac troponin I as a prognosticator in critically ill medical patients: a prospective observational cohort study
    Daniel A King
    Medical Intensive Care Unit, Soroka University Medical Center and the Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Crit Care 9:R390-5. 2005
    ..We wanted to determine if cTnI level measured upon admission is an independent predictor of mortality in a heterogeneous group of critically ill medical patients...
  14. doi request reprint Comparison of thrombolysis in myocardial infarction, Global Registry of Acute Coronary Events, and Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation II risk scores in patients with acute myocardial infarction who require mechanical ventilation for more than
    Oren Eran
    Department of Cardiology, Soroka University Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Am J Cardiol 107:343-6. 2011
    ..Consequently, conventional AMI risk scores do not perform well in this very sick population and the APACHE II score better predicts their short-term outcome...
  15. ncbi request reprint The effect of statin therapy on infection-related mortality in patients with atherosclerotic diseases
    Yaniv Almog
    Medical Intensive Care Unit, Soroka University Medical Center, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Crit Care Med 35:372-8. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether statin therapy is associated with a decreased risk of infection-related mortality...
  16. doi request reprint Insufficient compliance with current implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) therapy guidelines in post myocardial infarction patients is associated with increased mortality
    Barak Pertzov
    Department of Cardiology, Soroka University Medical Center, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Int J Cardiol 166:421-4. 2013
    ..We aimed to assess the rate of ICD utilization among post MI patients with left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF) ≤ 35%...
  17. doi request reprint Association of lipid levels during gestation with preeclampsia and gestational diabetes mellitus: a population-based study
    Arnon Wiznitzer
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Soroka University Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Be er Sheva, Israel
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 201:482.e1-8. 2009
    ..The study evaluates lipids profile changes during gestation in pregnancies with and without preeclampsia and/or gestational diabetes...
  18. doi request reprint A national study on lipid management
    Alan B Jotkowitz
    Department of Internal Medicine F, Soroka University Medical Center, Faculty of the Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Eur J Intern Med 19:356-61. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to document the percentage of adults who underwent periodical LDL measurement, and the percentage of patients with diabetes and post-angioplasty who were treated to goal...
  19. pmc Do statins have a role in preventing or treating sepsis?
    Victor Novack
    Medical Intensive Care Unit, Soroka University Medical Center, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Crit Care 10:113. 2006
    ..The stage is now set for randomized clinical trials that will determine the precise role, if any, that statins may have in preventing and treating sepsis...
  20. ncbi request reprint Prior statin therapy is associated with a decreased rate of severe sepsis
    Yaniv Almog
    Medical Intensive Care Unit, Soroka University Medical Center, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Circulation 110:880-5. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether patients treated with statins develop severe sepsis less frequently...
  21. ncbi request reprint Impact of descent and stay at a Dead Sea resort (low altitude) on patients with systolic congestive heart failure and an implantable cardioverter defibrillator
    Isack Gabizon
    Department of Cardiology, Soroka University Medical Center, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 13:402-7. 2011
    ..Furthermore, its balneotherapeutic resorts have been reported to be beneficial for patients with various chronic diseases...
  22. ncbi request reprint Differences between Bedouin and Jewish populations in incidence and characteristics of patients hospitalized with community-acquired pneumonia
    Victor Novack
    Department of Medicine, Soroka University Medical Center, P O Box 151, Beer Sheva, 84101, Israel
    Ethn Dis 17:441-6. 2007
    ..We evaluated the incidence of hospitalization and differences in clinical characteristics of community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) between these populations...
  23. doi request reprint Morphological and neuro-behavioral parallels in the rat model of stroke
    Matthew Boyko
    Division of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Soroka Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Behav Brain Res 223:17-23. 2011
    ..The described method for neurological assessment could ultimately aid in assessing various treatment modalities in the early hours following stroke...
  24. ncbi request reprint Minor impairment of oral iron absorption in non-diabetic new dialysis patients
    David Tovbin
    Department of Nephrology, Soroka University Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev Center for Health Sciences, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Nephrol 18:174-80. 2005
    ..Since we administer oral iron during hemodialysis (HD) sessions, we assessed the relationship of DM and ESRD duration to intradialytic iron absorption...
  25. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of low hemoglobin values among new infantry recruits and nonlinear relationship between hemoglobin concentration and physical fitness
    Victor Novack
    Department of Medicine, Soroka University Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Am J Hematol 82:128-33. 2007
    ..The decrease in running ability with increased hemoglobin above 14 g/dl is surprising and will need further evaluation...
  26. doi request reprint Significant differences in the expected versus observed longevity of implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs)
    Tali Shafat
    Department of Cardiology, Soroka University Medical Center, POB 151, 84101, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Clin Res Cardiol 102:43-9. 2013
    ..Due to its high cost, its cost-effectiveness is highly dependent on its longevity, which is currently only based upon the manufacturer's predicted device life span...
  27. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology of primary biliary cirrhosis in southern Israel
    Jorge Delgado
    Department of Gastroenterology, Soroka University Hospital, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 7:717-21. 2005
    ..The epidemiology of primary biliary cirrhosis has changed significantly over the last decade, with a trend towards increasing prevalence in many places around the world...