Ehud Raanani

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Country: Israel

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Quality of mitral valve repair: median sternotomy versus port-access approach
    Ehud Raanani
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 140:86-90. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint The multidisciplinary approach to the Marfan patient
    Ehud Raanani
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 10:171-4. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint 'BioGlue' for the repair of aortic insufficiency in acute aortic dissection
    Ehud Raanani
    Cardiac Surgery Department, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    J Heart Valve Dis 13:734-7. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Surgical reconstruction of the left main coronary artery: fresh autologous pericardium or saphenous vein patch
    Ehud Raanani
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Ann Thorac Surg 78:1610-3. 2004
  5. doi request reprint Efficacy of surgical ablation of atrial fibrillation in patients with rheumatic heart disease
    Leonid Sternik
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, and the Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Ann Thorac Surg 89:1437-42. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Factors affecting survival in men versus women following transcatheter aortic valve implantation
    Aharon Erez
    Heart Institute, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel Electronic address
    Am J Cardiol 113:701-5. 2014
  7. doi request reprint Displacement of the Amplatzer occluder device from the mitral paraprosthetic leak
    Shi Min Yuan
    Department of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 7:1131-3. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Box lesion in the open left atrium for surgical ablation of atrial fibrillation
    Leonid Sternik
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, and the Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel Electronic address
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 147:956-9. 2014
  9. doi request reprint Numerical model of the aortic root and valve: optimization of graft size and sinotubular junction to annulus ratio
    Gil Marom
    School of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 146:1227-31. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint Aortic valve-sparing surgery in Marfan syndrome
    Eyal Nachum
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 15:439-42. 2013

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Publications73

  1. doi request reprint Quality of mitral valve repair: median sternotomy versus port-access approach
    Ehud Raanani
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 140:86-90. 2010
    ..We sought to compare early and late clinical and echocardiographic outcomes of patients undergoing minimally invasive mitral valve repair by means of the port-access and median sternotomy approaches...
  2. ncbi request reprint The multidisciplinary approach to the Marfan patient
    Ehud Raanani
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 10:171-4. 2008
    ..As knowledge of the consequences of fibrillin-1 deficiency develops, the treatment will continue to advance, providing improved length and quality of life for Marfan patients...
  3. ncbi request reprint 'BioGlue' for the repair of aortic insufficiency in acute aortic dissection
    Ehud Raanani
    Cardiac Surgery Department, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    J Heart Valve Dis 13:734-7. 2004
    ..Concern has been raised regarding the late effects of tissue glues. Herein is described the authors' experience with a new bioadhesive (BioGlue; Cryolife) for repair of the aortic root in acute dissection...
  4. ncbi request reprint Surgical reconstruction of the left main coronary artery: fresh autologous pericardium or saphenous vein patch
    Ehud Raanani
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Ann Thorac Surg 78:1610-3. 2004
    ..Coronary ostial plasty has been described as an alternative surgical technique in isolated ostial left main coronary artery stenosis without calcification. We review our experience with 15 patients...
  5. doi request reprint Efficacy of surgical ablation of atrial fibrillation in patients with rheumatic heart disease
    Leonid Sternik
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, and the Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Ann Thorac Surg 89:1437-42. 2010
    ..We describe a retrospective comparison of surgical ablation using the same technique in rheumatic versus nonrheumatic patients...
  6. doi request reprint Factors affecting survival in men versus women following transcatheter aortic valve implantation
    Aharon Erez
    Heart Institute, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel Electronic address
    Am J Cardiol 113:701-5. 2014
    ..01). In conclusion, our findings suggest that risk assessment before TAVI should consider gender-specific differences in survival and risk factors...
  7. doi request reprint Displacement of the Amplatzer occluder device from the mitral paraprosthetic leak
    Shi Min Yuan
    Department of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 7:1131-3. 2008
    ..Echocardiography showed the Amplatzer occluder device completely displaced and swirled in the left atrial cavity. His condition was greatly improved after a fourth mitral valve replacement...
  8. ncbi request reprint Box lesion in the open left atrium for surgical ablation of atrial fibrillation
    Leonid Sternik
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, and the Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel Electronic address
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 147:956-9. 2014
    ..Recently, we changed our technique from standard bilateral epicardial pulmonary vein isolation with interconnecting lesions to a box lesion procedure with a bipolar radiofrequency ablation device. Our study describes this technique...
  9. doi request reprint Numerical model of the aortic root and valve: optimization of graft size and sinotubular junction to annulus ratio
    Gil Marom
    School of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 146:1227-31. 2013
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Aortic valve-sparing surgery in Marfan syndrome
    Eyal Nachum
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 15:439-42. 2013
    ..Because these patients are young and frequently present with normal-appearing aortic cusps, valve sparing is often recommended. However, due to the genetic nature of the disease, the durability of such surgery remains uncertain...
  11. doi request reprint Mitral valve repair: isolated posterior compared to anterior or bileaflet pathology
    Dan Spiegelstein
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Ramat Gan, Israel, affiliated to the Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Card Surg 28:89-96. 2013
    ..We compared clinical and echocardiography outcomes of PLP repair with ALP and/or bileaflet pathology (BLP) repair...
  12. doi request reprint Aortic root numeric model: annulus diameter prediction of effective height and coaptation in post-aortic valve repair
    Gil Marom
    School of Mechanical Engineering, Tel Aviv University Faculty of Engineering, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 145:406-411.e1. 2013
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Trans-catheter aortic valve implantation for non-classical indications
    Amit Segev
    Leviev Heart Center, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 15:399-403. 2013
    ..Trans-catheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) has emerged as a novel therapeutic approach for patients with severe tricuspid aortic stenosis (AS) not suitable for aortic valve replacement...
  14. ncbi request reprint Imaging morphology of cardiac tumours
    Shi Min Yuan
    Department of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery, The Chaim Sheba Medical Centre, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Cardiol J 16:26-35. 2009
    ..Cardiac tumours are very uncommon and are the topic of little investigation. Imaging features offer reliable diagnostic evidence for cardiac tumours, but diagnostic confusion may arise when tumours with similar features are present...
  15. ncbi request reprint Current strategies of mitral valve repair
    Dan Spiegelstein
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 9:303-9. 2007
    ..During the last decade new surgical techniques for mitral valve repair were developed. We have been using those techniques in order to widen the spectrum of patients eligible for MV repair...
  16. doi request reprint Risk factors for failed "fast-tracking" after cardiac surgery in patients older than 70 years
    Alexander Kogan
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 22:530-5. 2008
    ..Risk factors for the unsuccessful application of the "fast-track" pathway in these elderly patients were determined...
  17. ncbi request reprint Aortic root surgery in Marfan syndrome
    Basheer Sheick-Yousif
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 10:189-93. 2008
    ..As the shortcomings of the Bentall operation and its variants in the Marfan syndrome have become apparent, the recent cusp-sparing techniques (remodeling or reimplantation) bear promise of better mid-term and long-term outcomes...
  18. ncbi request reprint Morphological features of the P-waves at surface electrocardiogram as surrogate to mechanical function of the left atrium following a successful modified maze procedure
    Jonathan Buber
    Leviev Heart Center, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, 5265601 Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Europace 16:578-86. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the morphological features of the P-waves on the surface electrocardiogram (ECG) of patients who underwent the maze operation and to relate them to the contractile profile of the LA...
  19. ncbi request reprint [Aortic valve sparing surgery]
    Basheer Sheick-Yousif
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, affiliated to the Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University
    Harefuah 146:849-53, 910. 2007
    ....
  20. doi request reprint Late acute aortic dissection after coronary artery bypass
    Amihay Shinfeld
    Department of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 394:345-8. 2009
    ..Late ascending aortic dissection after coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) is an uncommon phenomenon, and treatment presents a complex clinical dilemma...
  21. doi request reprint Takotsubo syndrome after cardiac surgery
    Alexander Kogan
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Ann Thorac Surg 85:1439-41. 2008
    ..On supportive therapy with vasopressors, left ventricular function gradually improved with an ejection fraction returning to 50%. Takotsubo cardiomyopathy should be considered as a possible complication of the cardiac surgery...
  22. pmc Left atrial ablation for atrial fibrillation: creating the "box lesion" with a bipolar radiofrequency device
    Leonid Sternik
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer 52621, Israel
    Tex Heart Inst J 38:127-31. 2011
    ..Isolation of the entire posterior wall of the left atrium is better electrophysiologically and renders dissection around the pulmonary veins unnecessary...
  23. doi request reprint Accessory mitral valve tissue: a case report and an updated review of literature
    Shi Min Yuan
    Department of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    J Card Surg 23:769-72. 2008
    ..A prophylactic treatment should be applied to the patients with accessory mitral valve tissue in virtue of their susceptibility to neurological events...
  24. pmc The origin of human mesenchymal stromal cells dictates their reparative properties
    Nili Naftali-Shani
    Leviev Heart Center, Sheba Medical Center, Tamman Cardiovascular Research Institute, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    J Am Heart Assoc 2:e000253. 2013
    ..We aimed to test the hypothesis that hMSCs from the heart and epicardial fat would be better cells for infarct repair...
  25. doi request reprint Onset of neoaortic root dilation 18 years after an arterial switch operation
    Shi Min Yuan
    Department of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 9:298-300. 2008
    ..We report a case of neoaortic root dilatation onset occurring 18 years after operation and discuss the pathological features and the possible acting mechanisms...
  26. doi request reprint Heparin-free management of intra-aortic balloon pump after cardiac surgery
    Alexander Kogan
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, affiliated with the Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Card Surg 27:434-7. 2012
    ..We investigated the safety of heparin-free management after IABP insertion in patients who underwent cardiac surgery...
  27. doi request reprint The impact of hyperlactatemia on postoperative outcome after adult cardiac surgery
    Alexander Kogan
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, affiliated to the Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Hashomer, 52621 Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Anesth 26:174-8. 2012
    ..To evaluate the value of blood lactate value in predicting postoperative mortality (primary outcome), duration of ventilation, and length of stay in an intensive care unit (ICU) and hospital (secondary outcomes)...
  28. doi request reprint Deformation dynamics and mechanical properties of the aortic annulus by 4-dimensional computed tomography: insights into the functional anatomy of the aortic valve complex and implications for transcatheter aortic valve therapy
    Ashraf Hamdan
    Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    J Am Coll Cardiol 59:119-27. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess deformation dynamics and in vivo mechanical properties of the aortic annulus throughout the cardiac cycle...
  29. ncbi request reprint Late complications of coarctation of the aorta
    Shi Min Yuan
    Department of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Cardiol J 15:517-24. 2008
    ..The mechanism of the late complications after coarctation repair remains unclear, and this common congenital heart disease affects patients and perplexes physicians in terms of prevention and treatment...
  30. ncbi request reprint Optimizing early extubation after coronary surgery
    Georgios P Georghiou
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Rabin Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann 14:195-9. 2006
    ..The finding of no significant differences in clinical parameters between the groups suggests that efforts to further reduce the time to extubation might be worthwhile...
  31. ncbi request reprint Aortic aneurysm-induced disseminated intravascular coagulopathy: successful surgical repair
    Shi Min Yuan
    Department of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Vascular 17:55-9. 2009
    ..We concluded that the occurrence of DIC was due mainly to the progressive descending aortic aneurysm in the present patient and that surgical repair could be the definitive treatment of DIC in this setting...
  32. doi request reprint Patient characteristics and cell source determine the number of isolated human cardiac progenitor cells
    Ayelet Itzhaki-Alfia
    Neufeld Cardiac Research Institute, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Circulation 120:2559-66. 2009
    ..Using a novel method to isolate human cardiac progenitor cells, we aimed to define the optimal source and association between their number and patient characteristics...
  33. ncbi request reprint [Bipolar radiofrequency and cryoablation for surgical treatment of atrial fibrillation]
    Nir Horev
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Sheba Medical Center, Israel
    Harefuah 146:844-8, 910. 2007
    ..This article describes the results of our technique using a combination of bipolar radiofrequency (RF) and cryoablation...
  34. ncbi request reprint [Minimally invasive video-assisted mitral valve repair or replacement]
    Amihay Shinfeld
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, affiliated to the Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University
    Harefuah 146:837-40, 911. 2007
    ..Following the introduction of endoscopic techniques to other surgical fields such as general surgery, gynecology urology and thoracic surgery, cardiac surgeons sought their own methods of using minimally invasive techniques...
  35. doi request reprint Left ventricular free wall rupture subsequent to early myocardial reinfarction after successful percutaneous transluminal coronary angiography
    Shi Min Yuan
    Department of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    J Card Surg 24:82-5. 2009
    ..A left ventricular free wall rupture subsequent to reinfarction after successful percutaneous transluminal coronary angiography in a 78-year-old female is herein described...
  36. ncbi request reprint Midterm results of mitral valve repair: closed versus open annuloplasty ring
    Dan Spiegelstein
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Chaim Sheba Medical Center affiliated to the Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Ann Thorac Surg 90:489-95. 2010
    ..This study compared the clinical and echocardiographic results in patients with degenerative mitral disease undergoing MV repair with closed semirigid rings vs open bands...
  37. ncbi request reprint Fever of unknown origin as a primary presentation of chronic aortic dissection
    Shi Min Yuan
    Department of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Vascular 17:230-3. 2009
    ..Ten days after the operation, the patient had recurrent pyrexia. A large effusion in the left pleural cavity was found. After puncture aspiration and antibiotic treatment, she recovered. She was doing well at the 5(1/2)-year follow-up...
  38. doi request reprint Left atrial contractile function following a successful modified Maze procedure at surgery and the risk for subsequent thromboembolic stroke
    Jonathan Buber
    Leviev Heart Center, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    J Am Coll Cardiol 58:1614-21. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate whether certain post-Maze left atrial (LA) contractile profiles may pose a risk for ischemic stroke...
  39. doi request reprint Cardiopulmonary bypass as an adjunct for the noncardiac surgeon
    Shi Min Yuan
    Department of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 9:338-55. 2008
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint Double-valve Libman-Sacks endocarditis: an entity that demands special consideration
    Georgios P Georghiou
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petach Tikva, Israel
    J Heart Valve Dis 12:797-801. 2003
    ..Libman-Sacks endocarditis complicating SLE has rarely been reported to cause hemodynamically significant valvular lesions necessitating valve replacement...
  41. ncbi request reprint Trends in cardiac surgery in Israel, 1985-2002
    Ehud Raanani
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Rabin Medical Center Beilinson Campus, Petah Tiqwa, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 6:131-3. 2004
    ..Reports from Europe and North America indicate that significant changes have occurred in the practice of cardiac surgery in the last two decades...
  42. doi request reprint Tricuspid valve myxoma: a case report and a collective review of the literature
    Shi Min Yuan
    Department of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    J Card Surg 24:69-72. 2009
    ..Moreover, it is of great importance in reducing the risk of intraoperative embolization and tumor implantation by minimizing the heart maneuver...
  43. doi request reprint Right ventricular outflow tract reconstruction: valved conduit of choice and clinical outcomes
    Shi Min Yuan
    Department of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 9:327-37. 2008
    ..The present study collected data regarding the clinical outcome of valved conduits for RVOT reconstruction, so as to explore various options of ideal conduits in clinical practice...
  44. ncbi request reprint Use of recombinant factor VII to control bleeding in a patient supported by right ventricular assist device after heart transplantation
    Alexander Kogan
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petach Tikva 49100, Israel
    J Heart Lung Transplant 24:347-9. 2005
    ..This is the first reported case of the successful use of recombinant activated factor VII to control bleeding with subsequent right ventricular assist device function...
  45. ncbi request reprint Early oral analgesia after fast-track cardiac anesthesia
    Alexander Kogan
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tiqwa 49100, Israel
    Can J Anaesth 54:254-61. 2007
    ..Oral analgesia after "fast-track" cardiac anesthesia has not been explored. The aim of this study was to compare two oral oxycodone analgesic regimens...
  46. ncbi request reprint Modified thromboelastography evaluation of platelet dysfunction in patients undergoing coronary artery surgery
    Sergey Preisman
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Ramat Gan 52621, Tel Aviv University, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 37:1367-74. 2010
    ..We investigated whether preoperative thromboelastography (TEG) with platelet mapping could predict bleeding tendency in patients (on recent anti-platelet therapy) undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG)...
  47. ncbi request reprint Massive intraventricular thrombus in polycythemia vera
    Shi Min Yuan
    Department of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    J Card Surg 24:110-2. 2009
    ..Surgical treatment under cardiopulmonary bypass proved to be the sole solution for such a condition...
  48. ncbi request reprint Mitral valve thrombus, embolic events, carotid artery stenosis and patent foramen ovale
    Shi Min Yuan
    Department of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Cardiol J 15:467-70. 2008
    ..Due to their embolic potential, concomitant PFOs should be closed during heart operations, and independent ones deserve interventional management in high-risk patients...
  49. ncbi request reprint The role of ECG-gated MDCT in the evaluation of aortic and mitral mechanical valves: initial experience
    Eli Konen
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Ramat Gan 52621, Israel
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 191:26-31. 2008
    ..The objective of our study was to evaluate the role of ECG-gated MDCT in the functional evaluation of mechanical prosthetic aortic and mitral valves...
  50. ncbi request reprint Impact of coronary chronic total occlusions on long-term mortality in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting
    Paul Fefer
    Leviev Heart Center, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 18:713-6. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of CTO among patients referred for CABG and the significance of incomplete CTO revascularization in these patients...
  51. ncbi request reprint Tracheostomy after cardiac surgery: timing of tracheostomy as a risk factor for mortality
    Ronny Ben-Avi
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 28:493-6. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the effect of tracheostomy timing on short- and long-term mortality of these patients...
  52. doi request reprint Fully coupled fluid-structure interaction model of congenital bicuspid aortic valves: effect of asymmetry on hemodynamics
    Gil Marom
    School of Mechanical Engineering, The Fleischman Faculty of Engineering, Tel Aviv University, 6997801 Tel Aviv, Israel
    Med Biol Eng Comput 51:839-48. 2013
    ..The asymmetric geometry caused asymmetric vortices and much larger flow shear stress on the cusps which could be a potential initiator for early valvular calcification of BAVs. ..
  53. doi request reprint The safest method of sternal wire extraction post-midsternotomy closure
    Erez Kachel
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    J Card Surg 24:59-61. 2009
    ..A model sternum was devised to explore this problem, and several commonly used techniques for wire extraction were evaluated...
  54. ncbi request reprint Mid-term results of the 'hybrid maze': a combination of bipolar radiofrequency and cryoablation for surgical treatment of atrial fibrillation
    Leonid Sternik
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Sheba Medical Center, Israel
    J Heart Valve Dis 15:664-70. 2006
    ..Herein are described the results of a technique using a combination of bipolar radiofrequency (RF) and cryoablation...
  55. doi request reprint Severe hypothermia in myxoedema coma: a rewarming by extracorporeal circulation
    Alexander Kogan
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Emerg Med Australas 23:773-5. 2011
    ..This case suggests that veno-arterial extracorporeal rewarming appears to achieve a rapid and consistent rewarming rate and is less invasive and more readily available than cardiopulmonary bypass...
  56. ncbi request reprint A benign pulmonary artery mass
    Shi Min Yuan
    Department of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    J Card Surg 24:194-5. 2009
    ..His symptoms improved postoperatively. Histology revealed it was a reactive lymph node. It is recommended that surgical resection should be the only alternative for complete relief of the symptoms in such patients...
  57. doi request reprint Configurations and classifications of composite arterial grafts in coronary bypass surgery
    Shi Min Yuan
    Department of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 9:3-14. 2008
    ..Composite arterial grafts overcome the limited availability of arterial conduits for performing total arterial myocardial revascularization, allow a gain in conduit length, and minimize the ascending aorta manipulation...
  58. ncbi request reprint [Ventricular assist devices as bridge to heart transplantation in cardiogenic shock or terminal heart failure--12 years experience at the Sheba Medical Center]
    Jacob Lavee
    Heart Transplantation Unit, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer affiliated to the Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Harefuah 146:833-6, 911. 2007
    ..Implantation of left or bi-ventricular assist device (LVAD/BiVAD) as a bridge to HTx may save many of these doomed patients' lives...
  59. doi request reprint Human macrophage regulation via interaction with cardiac adipose tissue-derived mesenchymal stromal cells
    Shimrit Adutler-Lieber
    Neufeld Cardiac Research Institute, Tel Aviv University, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    J Cardiovasc Pharmacol Ther 18:78-86. 2013
    ..Methods and..
  60. ncbi request reprint Anomalous origin of the right coronary artery from the left coronary sinus
    Shi Min Yuan
    Department of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Chang Gung Med J 32:455-8. 2009
    ..Postoperatively, his condition remained uncomplicated and asymptomatic. Sudden death rate is high even in asymptomatic patients therefore the condition be subjected to surgical treatment after diagnosis...
  61. ncbi request reprint The Blalock-Taussig shunt
    Shi Min Yuan
    Department of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    J Card Surg 24:101-8. 2009
    ..This warrants us a zest in making a comprehensive survey on this subject...
  62. ncbi request reprint A general three-dimensional parametric geometry of the native aortic valve and root for biomechanical modeling
    Rami Haj-Ali
    School of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Biomech 45:2392-7. 2012
    ..It can also facilitate a methodical quantitative investigation over the effect of pathology and mechanical loading on these major AV parameters...
  63. ncbi request reprint [Indication for surgical intervention and surgical approach to complicated infective endocarditis]
    Ehud Raanani
    Heart Surgery Department, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Harefuah 144:413-4, 454. 2005
    ..This editorial covers some of the topics that remain controversial: timing for surgical interventions, selection of prosthetic valve type, technical aspects regarding complex infective endocarditis, and ethical decisions...
  64. ncbi request reprint Readmission to the intensive care unit after "fast-track" cardiac surgery: risk factors and outcomes
    Alexander Kogan
    Cardiothoracic Surgery, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Petah Tiqva, Israel
    Ann Thorac Surg 76:503-7. 2003
    ..Readmission to the ICU, traditionally used as a quality index, has not been investigated in these patients. The aim of this study was to assess the causes, risk factors, and outcomes associated with readmission to the ICU...
  65. ncbi request reprint Late hemodynamic and clinical outcomes of aortic valve replacement with the Carpentier-Edwards Perimount pericardial bioprosthesis
    Göran Dellgren
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery of Toronto General Hospital and the University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 124:146-54. 2002
    ....
  66. ncbi request reprint Atrial flutter after surgical radiofrequency ablation of the left atrium for atrial fibrillation
    Gregory Golovchiner
    Department of Cardiology, Rabin Medical Center, Petah Tiqwa, Israel
    Ann Thorac Surg 79:108-12. 2005
    ..Reported failure rates range between 15% and 30%, with some patients remaining in atrial fibrillation and others experiencing atrial flutter. The incidence and nature of the postoperative atrial flutter is not yet well defined...
  67. ncbi request reprint Impact of intraoperative transesophageal echocardiography in patients undergoing valve replacement
    Yaron Shapira
    The Dan Sheingarten Echocardiography Unit and Valvular Clinic, Department of Cardiology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tiqva 49100, Israel
    Ann Thorac Surg 78:579-83; discussion 583-4. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to explore the impact of immediate postpump IOTEE in valve replacement surgery at a single tertiary medical center...
  68. ncbi request reprint [Cardiac surgery: within the revolution!]
    Ehud Raanani
    Harefuah 146:854-6, 909-10. 2007
    ....
  69. ncbi request reprint Expansive remodeling in venous bypass grafts: novel implications for vein graft disease
    Amy P Wong
    Roy and Ann Foss Interventional Cardiology Research Program, Terrence Donnelly Heart Centre, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Atherosclerosis 196:580-9. 2008
    ..The objectives of this study were to determine changes in lumen remodeling in arterialized vein grafts, the accompanying cellular and extracellular matrix events contributing to remodeling, and the effects of a high cholesterol diet...
  70. ncbi request reprint Unusual presentation of Takayasu arteritis
    Ashraf Hamdan
    Int J Cardiol 119:249-50. 2007
    ..Symptomatic coronary artery disease may be in rare case the first sign of TA. We describe a case of a young woman in whom acute myocardial infarction and cardiogenic shock and stroke were the initial presentations of TA...
  71. ncbi request reprint Modifications of composite grafts for coronary bypass surgery
    Shi Min Yuan
    Int J Cardiol 121:196-7. 2007
    ..We herein describe four modifications of graft construction in coronary bypass surgery, including composite left mammary arterial T graft, arterial-venous I, and U grafts, and coronary-coronary vein graft and discuss their indications...
  72. ncbi request reprint Mitral valve cleft associated with secundum atrial septal defect: case report and review of the literature
    Shi Min Yuan
    Department of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer 52621, Israel
    Monaldi Arch Chest Dis 68:48-51. 2007
    ..The literature of this entity was reviewed, and the etiology of the postoperative slow arrhythmias was discussed...
  73. ncbi request reprint The impact of intraoperative transesophageal echocardiography in infective endocarditis
    Yaron Shapira
    Department of Cardiology, Rabin Medical Center, Petah Tikva, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 9:299-302. 2007
    ..corrected] The use of intraoperative transesophageal echocardiogram in patients with infective endocarditis is usually reserved for cases of inadequate preoperative testing or suspected extension to perivalvular tissue...