Rafael Beyar

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Affiliation: Technion-Israel Institute of Technology
Country: Israel

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint [Percutaneous carotid artery stenting in high-risk patients]
    Arthur Kerner
    Division of Invasive Cardiology, Rambam Medical Center and the Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Harefuah 145:338-41, 399, 398. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Novel approaches to reduce restenosis
    Rafael Beyar
    Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Technion, and the Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1015:367-78. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint The constant search for indices of coronary flow and perfusion
    Rafael Beyar
    Division of Invasive Cardiology, Rambam Medical Center, Bat Galim, Haifa, Israel
    J Invasive Cardiol 14:597-8. 2002
  4. 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
  5. ncbi request reprint Glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitors during rescue percutaneous coronary intervention in acute myocardial infarction
    Luis Gruberg
    Department of Cardiology, Rambam Medical Center, Bat Galim, Israel
    J Invasive Cardiol 18:59-62. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Impact of platelet glycoprotein IIb/IIIa receptor inhibitors on renal function in patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction treated with primary or rescue percutaneous coronary intervention
    Azriel B Osherov
    Rambam Health Care Campus Cardiology Department, Haifa, Israel
    EuroIntervention 5:604-9. 2009
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. ncbi request reprint Stent deployment failure: reasons, implications, and short- and long-term outcomes
    Evgenia Nikolsky
    Division of Invasive Cardiology, Rambam Medical Center and Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 59:324-8. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Effect of obesity on the relationship between plasma C-reactive protein and coronary artery stenosis in patients with stable angina
    Doron Aronson
    Department of Cardiology, Rambam Medical Center, B Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Medical School, Haifa, Israel
    Atherosclerosis 185:137-42. 2006

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  1. ncbi request reprint [Percutaneous carotid artery stenting in high-risk patients]
    Arthur Kerner
    Division of Invasive Cardiology, Rambam Medical Center and the Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Harefuah 145:338-41, 399, 398. 2006
    ..Recent studies have shown that percutaneous carotid artery angioplasty and stenting can be safely performed in patients with carotid artery stenosis, especially those considered to be at high-risk for surgery...
  2. ncbi request reprint Novel approaches to reduce restenosis
    Rafael Beyar
    Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Technion, and the Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1015:367-78. 2004
    ..The future of percutaneous revascularization remains bright and will enhance the effectiveness of PCI as the primary revascularization therapy for coronary artery disease...
  3. ncbi request reprint The constant search for indices of coronary flow and perfusion
    Rafael Beyar
    Division of Invasive Cardiology, Rambam Medical Center, Bat Galim, Haifa, Israel
    J Invasive Cardiol 14:597-8. 2002
  4. 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...
  5. ncbi request reprint Glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitors during rescue percutaneous coronary intervention in acute myocardial infarction
    Luis Gruberg
    Department of Cardiology, Rambam Medical Center, Bat Galim, Israel
    J Invasive Cardiol 18:59-62. 2006
    ..These results warrant further investigation...
  6. ncbi request reprint Impact of platelet glycoprotein IIb/IIIa receptor inhibitors on renal function in patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction treated with primary or rescue percutaneous coronary intervention
    Azriel B Osherov
    Rambam Health Care Campus Cardiology Department, Haifa, Israel
    EuroIntervention 5:604-9. 2009
    ....
  7. 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...
  8. 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
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Stent deployment failure: reasons, implications, and short- and long-term outcomes
    Evgenia Nikolsky
    Division of Invasive Cardiology, Rambam Medical Center and Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 59:324-8. 2003
    ..3%, mainly due to failure to deliver the stent to the site. Another stent was successfully deployed in the majority of cases and these patients had favorable short- and long-term outcomes...
  10. ncbi request reprint Effect of obesity on the relationship between plasma C-reactive protein and coronary artery stenosis in patients with stable angina
    Doron Aronson
    Department of Cardiology, Rambam Medical Center, B Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Medical School, Haifa, Israel
    Atherosclerosis 185:137-42. 2006
    ..Obesity is strongly associated with elevated CRP levels, potentially confounding the relationship between CRP and CAD severity...
  11. ncbi request reprint Five-year clinical follow up after intracoronary radiation for the prevention of in-stent restenosis
    Luis Gruberg
    Division of Invasive Cardiology, Rambam Medical Center and the Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    J Invasive Cardiol 18:494-8. 2006
    ..6 +/- 15 months. Therefore, during long-term follow up following IRT for the prevention of ISR, half of all patients developed a major cardiovascular event, mainly due to the need for repeat revascularization procedures...
  12. ncbi request reprint Hyponatremia and long-term mortality in survivors of acute ST-elevation myocardial infarction
    Alexander Goldberg
    Department of Cardiology, Rambam Medical Center and Rappaport Medical School, Haifa, Israel
    Arch Intern Med 166:781-6. 2006
    ..The long-term prognostic value of hyponatremia during the acute phase of infarction is not known...
  13. ncbi request reprint The impact of GP IIb/IIIa inhibitors during primary percutaneous coronary intervention in acute myocardial infarction patients
    Shahar Lavi
    Rambam Medical Center, Department of Cardiology, Bat Galim, Haifa, Israel, 31096
    J Invasive Cardiol 17:296-9. 2005
    ..99, CI: 1.29-6.9; p=0.01). Therefore, adjunctive therapy with GP IIbIIIa inhibitors during primary PCI is associated with improved short-term outcomes and one-year survival without an increased risk of bleeding...
  14. ncbi request reprint Relation of C-reactive protein and new-onset atrial fibrillation in patients with acute myocardial infarction
    Doron Aronson
    Department of Cardiology, Rambam Medical Center and the Rappaport Family Faculty of Medicine, Technion Medical School, Haifa, Israel
    Am J Cardiol 100:753-7. 2007
    ..In conclusion, in a large cohort of patients with AMI, there was a graded positive association between increased CRP and new-onset AF. Inflammation may contribute to the development of AF in the setting of AMI...
  15. ncbi request reprint Fasting glucose in acute myocardial infarction: incremental value for long-term mortality and relationship with left ventricular systolic function
    Doron Aronson
    Department of Cardiology, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    Diabetes Care 30:960-6. 2007
    ..However, few data are available concerning the long-term prognostic value of elevated fasting glucose during the acute phase of infarction...
  16. ncbi request reprint Relation of C-reactive protein to coronary collaterals in patients with stable angina pectoris and coronary artery disease
    Arthur Kerner
    Department of Cardiology, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    Am J Cardiol 99:509-12. 2007
    ..15 to 0.75; p = 0.008) for patients in the third CRP tertile (p for trend = 0.008). In conclusion, an inverse graded association exists between CRP and the presence of coronary collaterals in patients with stable angina pectoris...
  17. doi request reprint Patient safety and outcomes from live case demonstrations of interventional cardiology procedures
    Shiran Eliyahu
    Department of Cardiology, Rambam Medical Center, B Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 5:215-24. 2012
    ..The goal of this study was to examine the safety and results of interventional procedures performed during the broadcast of live case demonstrations...
  18. doi request reprint Relation of statin therapy to risk of heart failure after acute myocardial infarction
    Doron Aronson
    Department of Cardiology Rambam Health Care Campus, and Rappaport Medical School, Technion, Haifa, Israel
    Am J Cardiol 102:1706-10. 2008
    ..The effect of statins is driven largely by the reduction in events in patients without concomitant hemodynamically significant MR...
  19. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous coronary interventions in diabetic patients: is complete revascularization important?
    Eugenia Nikolsky
    Division of Invasive Cardiology, Department of Cardiology, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa 31096, Israel
    J Invasive Cardiol 16:102-6. 2004
    ..54-7.69; p=0.003). Our data suggest that complete myocardial revascularization may improve the long-term prognosis after PCI of diabetic patients with multivessel CAD...
  20. ncbi request reprint Novel method for real-time hybrid cardiac CT and coronary angiography image registration: visualising beyond luminology, proof-of-concept
    Ariel Roguin
    Invasive Cardiology, Department of Cardiology, Rambam Medical Center, P O Box 9601, Haifa, 31096, Israel
    EuroIntervention 4:648-53. 2009
    ..The method is designed to seamlessly integrate into the routine catheterisation procedures and provide information to assist in decision making during the interventional procedure...
  21. ncbi request reprint Predictive value of white blood cell subtypes for long-term outcome following myocardial infarction
    Robert Dragu
    Department of Cardiology, Rambam Medical Center, Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Haifa, Israel
    Atherosclerosis 196:405-12. 2008
    ..However, it is unknown which specific subset of leukocytes best correlates with increased risk of adverse outcome...
  22. ncbi request reprint Carotid artery stenting in surgical high-risk patients
    Majdi Halabi
    Division of Invasive Cardiology, Rambam Medical Center and Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 67:513-8. 2006
    ..In both types of lesions, acceptable results justify its use as a valid revascularization method. While clinical embolic events occur in a minority of patients in both lesion types, they are not entirely prevented by distal protection...
  23. ncbi request reprint Hyperglycemia during acute myocardial infarction in patients who are treated by primary percutaneous coronary intervention: impact on long-term prognosis
    Shahar Lavi
    Division of Invasive Cardiology, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    Int J Cardiol 123:117-22. 2008
    ..There is limited data on the outcome of patients who undergo primary percutaneous coronary intervention and have transient hyperglycemia...
  24. ncbi request reprint Changes in haemoglobin levels during hospital course and long-term outcome after acute myocardial infarction
    Doron Aronson
    Department of Cardiology, Rambam Medical Center, Rappaport Family Faculty of Medicine, Technion, Haifa 31096, Israel
    Eur Heart J 28:1289-96. 2007
    ..To study the prevalence and long-term prognostic significance of changes in haemoglobin levels during hospital course in survivors of acute myocardial infarction (AMI)...
  25. ncbi request reprint Preprocedural C-reactive protein levels predict myocardial necrosis after successful coronary stenting in patients with stable angina
    Alexander Goldberg
    Department of Cardiology, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    Am Heart J 151:1265-70. 2006
    ..Mechanical factors have been implicated in this complication and the role of systemic inflammation is not known...
  26. ncbi request reprint TCD evaluation before and after stenting in patients with severe primary carotid artery stenosis versus restenosis
    Gregory Telman
    Department of Neurology, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel
    J Endovasc Ther 14:483-8. 2007
    ..To evaluate cerebral hemodynamics before and after carotid angioplasty and stenting (CAS) using transcranial Doppler (TCD)...
  27. ncbi request reprint Integrated single-photon emission computed tomography and computed tomography coronary angiography for the assessment of hemodynamically significant coronary artery lesions
    Shmuel Rispler
    Department of Cardiology, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    J Am Coll Cardiol 49:1059-67. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the physiologic significance of coronary artery lesions with an integrated single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) and computed tomography coronary angiography (CTCA) device...
  28. doi request reprint Integrated SPECT/CT for assessment of haemodynamically significant coronary artery lesions in patients with acute coronary syndrome
    Shmuel Rispler
    Department of Cardiology, Rambam Health Care Campus and the B Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 38:1917-25. 2011
    ..In the present study we assessed whether hybrid single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT)/coronary computed tomography angiography (CCTA) technology could be an appropriate tool in stratifying patients with NSTE-ACS...
  29. ncbi request reprint Early inflammation and risk of long-term development of heart failure and mortality in survivors of acute myocardial infarction predictive role of C-reactive protein
    Mahmoud Suleiman
    Department of Cardiology, Rambam Medical Center and the Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Haifa, Israel
    J Am Coll Cardiol 47:962-8. 2006
    ..We aimed to study the relationship between C-reactive-protein (CRP), obtained within 12 to 24 h of symptoms onset, and long-term risk of death and heart failure (HF) in survivors of acute myocardial infarction (MI)...
  30. ncbi request reprint Comparison of two platelet glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitors, eptifibatide and abciximab: outcomes, complications and thrombocytopenia during percutaneous coronary intervention
    Mahmoud Suleiman
    Division of Invasive Cardiology, Department of Cardiology, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa 31096, Israel
    J Invasive Cardiol 15:319-23. 2003
    ..There has not been a direct comparison between eptifibatide and abciximab in the rates of major adverse cardiac events, major complications and thrombocytopenia...
  31. ncbi request reprint Serum blood urea nitrogen and long-term mortality in acute ST-elevation myocardial infarction
    Doron Aronson
    Department of Cardiology Rambam Medical Center, and Rappaport Medical School, Haifa, Israel
    Int J Cardiol 127:380-5. 2008
    ..Few data are available on the prognostic significance of blood urea nitrogen (BUN), a sensitive marker of hemodynamic alterations and renal perfusion...
  32. doi request reprint Calcium handling in human embryonic stem cell-derived cardiomyocytes
    Jonathan Satin
    The Sohnis Laboratory for Cardiac Electrophysiology and Regenerative Medicine, Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Stem Cells 26:1961-72. 2008
    ..Disclosure of potential conflicts of interest is found at the end of this article...
  33. ncbi request reprint Troponin-positive, CK-MB-negative acute myocardial infarction: clinical, electrocardiographic and angiographic characteristics
    Luis Gruberg
    Rambam Medical Center, Department of Cardiology, Bat Galim, Haifa, 31096 Israel
    J Invasive Cardiol 20:125-8. 2008
    ..We assessed the clinical, electrocardiographic (ECG) and angiographic characteristics of patients with acute coronary syndrome, increased troponin I (cTn-I) levels and normal creatine kinase levels...
  34. ncbi request reprint Impact of body mass index on the outcome of patients with multivessel disease randomized to either coronary artery bypass grafting or stenting in the ARTS trial: The obesity paradox II?
    Luis Gruberg
    Division of Invasive Cardiology, Rambam Medical Center, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Am J Cardiol 95:439-44. 2005
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint A prospective single-center registry for the use of intracoronary gamma radiation in patients with diffuse in-stent restenosis
    Eugenia Nikolsky
    Department of Invasive Cardiology, Rambam Medical Center and Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 56:46-52. 2002
    ..Late events in the entire group were predicted by total occlusion at baseline...
  36. 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...
  37. ncbi request reprint Comparison of bypass surgery and stenting for the treatment of multivessel disease: results from the ARTS trial in Israel
    Luis Gruberg
    Division of Invasive Cardiology, Dept of Cardiology, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa 31096, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 5:539-42. 2003
    ..The most appropriate type of treatment for these patients is still a matter of considerable debate...
  38. ncbi request reprint Remote-control percutaneous coronary interventions: concept, validation, and first-in-humans pilot clinical trial
    Rafael Beyar
    Division of Invasive Cardiology, Rambam Medical Center and the Technion, Haifa, Israel
    J Am Coll Cardiol 47:296-300. 2006
    ..This study was designed to assess the feasibility and safety of a Remote Navigation System (RNS, NaviCath, Haifa, Israel) in which the angioplasty guidewire, the balloon, and the stent are navigated via a computerized system...
  39. 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
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint Traditional versus automated injection contrast system in diagnostic and percutaneous coronary interventional procedures: comparison of the contrast volume delivered
    Ganeshkumar Anne
    Division of Invasive Cardiology, Department of Cardiology, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa 31096, Israel
    J Invasive Cardiol 16:360-2. 2004
    ....
  41. doi request reprint Impact of red blood cell transfusion on clinical outcomes in patients with acute myocardial infarction
    Doron Aronson
    Department of Cardiology, Rambam Medical Center and the Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Haifa, Israel
    Am J Cardiol 102:115-9. 2008
    ..The increased mortality observed in transfused patients with nadir hemoglobin above 8 g/dL underscores the clinical difficulty of balancing risks and benefits of RBC transfusion in the setting of ACS...
  42. ncbi request reprint Staged versus one-step approach for multivessel percutaneous coronary interventions
    Eugenia Nikolsky
    Division of Invasive Cardiology, Rambam Medical Center and the Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Am Heart J 143:1017-26. 2002
    ..No data exist about the relative safety and efficacy of these 2 strategies. Our aim was to compare short-term and long-term outcomes of patients with multivessel CAD who underwent PCI in 1 versus 2 sessions...
  43. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic coronary angiography induces a systemic inflammatory response in patients with stable angina
    Alexander Goldberg
    Department of Cardiology, Rambam Medical Center and Rappaport Medical School, Haifa, Israel
    Am Heart J 146:819-23. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was the determine whether diagnostic coronary angiography performed in patients with stable angina triggers a systemic inflammatory response...
  44. ncbi request reprint Cardiology consultation as a gatekeeper prior to cardiac multi-detector computed tomography scan
    Ariel Roguin
    Department of Cardiology, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 10:702-6. 2008
    ..However, the role of cardiac MDCT is not yet determined in the medical community and, consequently, many clinically unnecessary scans are performed solely on a self-referral basis...
  45. ncbi request reprint Rescue percutaneous coronary intervention after failed thrombolysis: results from the Acute Coronary Syndrome Israel Surveys (ACSIS)
    Sergei Yalonetsky
    Division of Invasive Cardiology, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    Acute Card Care 8:83-6. 2006
    ..The benefit of rescue percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) in acute myocardial infarction patients, who fail to show signs of reperfusion after full dose thrombolysis, is still an unresolved issue...
  46. doi request reprint Real case virtual reality training prior to carotid artery stenting
    Ariel Roguin
    Department of Cardiology, Rambam Medical Center, B Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 75:279-82. 2010
    ..In recent years there is an increase use of simulators especially for carotid artery stenting. However, most simulators use "generic" predefined cases...
  47. ncbi request reprint The search for optimal combination of antiplatelet and anticoagulation regimens following PCI
    Luis Gruberg
    Division of Invasive Cardiology, Department of Cardiology, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa 31096, Israel
    J Invasive Cardiol 15:240-1. 2003
  48. ncbi request reprint The eccentric lumenology
    Prashant Nair
    Division of Invasive Cardiology at the Rambam Medical Center and the Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Acute Card Care 8:87-94. 2006
    ..Various therapeutic modalities with reference to eccentric lesions are also considered...
  49. doi request reprint Repeat in-stent restenosis of drug-eluting stents in a bifurcation treated successfully with kissing drug eluting balloons
    Eitan Abergel
    Interventional Cardiology, Rambam Medical Center, Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, The Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Cardiovasc Revasc Med 14:106-8. 2013
    ..The restenosis was treated with kissing drug eluting balloons in the LAD-Diagonal bifurcation. More than one year after the DEB PCI, the patient is free from symptoms...
  50. ncbi request reprint Coronary perforation 2006--watch for the wire
    Ariel Roguin
    Division of Interventional Cardiology, Rambam Human Health Campus, The Ruth and Baruch Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion, Haifa, Israel
    J Invasive Cardiol 17:606-8. 2005
  51. ncbi request reprint End-stage renal disease and drug-eluting stents: one small step forward
    Luis Gruberg
    Division of Invasive Cardiology, Rambam Medical Center and the Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion, Israel
    J Invasive Cardiol 18:409-10. 2006
  52. doi request reprint Should proximal LAD be treated differently? Insights from a large DES stent registry
    Arthur Kerner
    Department of Cardiology, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    Cardiovasc Revasc Med 14:325-32. 2013
    ..This is based on previous studies and expert opinion. We aimed to investigate whether indeed there is a difference in outcome with respect to LAD lesion location while using a drug eluting stent (DES)...
  53. ncbi request reprint Transplantation of human embryonic stem cell-derived cardiomyocytes improves myocardial performance in infarcted rat hearts
    Oren Caspi
    Sohnis Family Research Laboratory for Cardiac Electrophysiology and Regenerative Medicine, The Rappaport Family Institute for Research in the Medical Sciences, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    J Am Coll Cardiol 50:1884-93. 2007
    ..We evaluated the ability of human embryonic stem cells (hESCs) and their cardiomyocyte derivatives (hESC-CMs) to engraft and improve myocardial performance in the rat chronic infarction model...
  54. ncbi request reprint Vertebral artery stenting using distal emboli protection and transcranial Doppler
    Edward P Mintz
    Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 61:12-5. 2004
    ....
  55. doi request reprint Navigation within the heart and vessels in clinical practice
    Rafael Beyar
    Rambam Medical Center and Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1188:207-13. 2010
    ....
  56. doi request reprint Highlights from the Innovations in Cardiovascular Interventions Meeting: in favor of creativity and ingenuity
    Eugenia Nikolsky
    Heart Institute, Cardiovascular Research Unit, Rambam Health Care Campus Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 8:491-7. 2010
    ..The meeting was co-chaired by Rafael Beyar and Chaim Lotan, and took place in Tel Aviv, Israel, on 6-8 December 2009...
  57. ncbi request reprint Drug-eluting versus bare-metal stents: when and for whom?
    Rafael Beyar
    Rambam Health Care Campus, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology Haifa, 8 Ha Aliyah St, Haifa 35254, Israel
    J Invasive Cardiol 20:105-6. 2008
  58. ncbi request reprint "No-reflow" phenomenon during percutaneous carotid angioplasty in a scleroderma patient
    Sergey Yalonetsky
    Division of Invasive Cardiology, Department of Cardiology, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    Int J Cardiovasc Intervent 6:82-4. 2004
    ..We describe a patient with systemic sclerosis who underwent CAS with distal embolic protection device with occurrence of no-reflow phenomenon during the procedure that resolved after retrieval of the filter device...
  59. ncbi request reprint Intracoronary radiation for in-stent restenosis in long lesions: too much, too little, too late?
    Luis Gruberg
    Department of Cardiology, Rambam Medical Center and the Faculty of Medicine, Haifa, Israel
    J Invasive Cardiol 15:644-5. 2003
  60. ncbi request reprint Neointimal vascularization and intimal thickening in response to self-expanding stents: a swine model
    Rona Shofti
    Division of Invasive Cardiology, Rambam Medical Center, Heart System Research Center, Departmetn of Biomedical Engineering and the Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion, Haifa, Israel
    Int J Cardiovasc Intervent 6:61-7. 2004
    ..Self-expanding (SE) stents generate a lasting force on the arterial wall and may lead to an increased arterial response with time...
  61. ncbi request reprint Catheter ablation of cardiac arrhythmias guided by electroanatomic imaging (CARTO): a single-center experience
    Mahmoud Suleiman
    Electrophysiology and Invasive Cardiology Units, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 9:260-4. 2007
    ..Conventional fluoroscopic catheter mapping has limited spatial resolution and involves prolonged fluoroscopy. The non-fluoroscopic electroanatomic mapping technique (CARTO) has been developed to overcome these drawbacks...
  62. ncbi request reprint Effects of synchronized cardiac assist device on cardiac energetics
    Amir Landesberg
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa 32000 Israel
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1080:466-78. 2006
    ....
  63. ncbi request reprint Augmentation of dilated failing left ventricular stroke work by a physiological cardiac assist device
    Amir Landesberg
    Department of Biomedical Engineering and Bruce Rappaport School of Medicine, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1015:379-90. 2004
    ..9%. We conclude that the PCAD, working with a small displaced blood volume in synchrony with the heartbeat, efficiently augments the SW of the dilated failing LV. The PCAD is suggested for use as a permanent implantable device in CHF...
  64. 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...
  65. ncbi request reprint Optimized combination of antiplatelet treatment and anticoagulation for percutaneous coronary intervention: the final word is not out yet!
    Luis Gruberg
    Division of Invasive Cardiology, Department of Cardiology, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, 31096, Israel
    J Invasive Cardiol 14:251-3. 2002
  66. ncbi request reprint Cerebral embolic protection devices and percutaneous carotid artery stenting
    Luis Gruberg
    Division of Invasive Cardiology, Department of Cardiology, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    Int J Cardiovasc Intervent 7:117-21. 2005
  67. ncbi request reprint Stenting in acute myocardial infarction: in hospital and long-term follow-up
    Nethaniel Horowitz
    Department of Internal Medicine D, Rambam Medical Center, Technion Faculty of Medicine, Haifa, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 5:107-11. 2003
    ..Several randomized controlled studies have shown that stenting may be superior to balloon angioplasty for the treatment of AMI. However, routine stenting may also cause deterioration of coronary flow...
  68. ncbi request reprint Stenting very small coronary narrowings (< 2 mm) using the biocompatible phosphorylcholine-coated coronary stent
    Ehud Grenadier
    Department of Cardiology, Rambam Medical Center, Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 55:303-8. 2002
    ..0 mm stents coated with phosphorylcholine appears to be safe and efficacious in the treatment of complex coronary lesions and is associated with low target vessel revascularization rate in spite of the very small vessel diameter...
  69. ncbi request reprint Ipsilateral intracerebral hemorrhage following carotid stent-assisted angioplasty: a manifestation of hyperperfusion syndrome--a case report
    Eugenia Nikolsky
    Division of Invasive Cardiology, Rambam Medical Center and the Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa
    Angiology 53:217-23. 2002
    ..Widening use of percutaneous carotid revascularization necessitates physicians' awareness of early recognition of this complication...
  70. doi request reprint An academic medical center under prolonged rocket attack--organizational, medical, and financial considerations
    Yaron Bar-El
    Rambam Medical Center, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel
    Acad Med 84:1203-10. 2009
    ....
  71. ncbi request reprint From organ to molecules: steps and consequences
    Rafael Beyar
    Faculty of Medicine, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1047:1-12. 2005
    ..Analysis of the cardiac system thus depends on continuous probing of the heart system with modern measurement techniques and on integrating data and acquired knowledge with analytical models, constantly evolving to match reality...
  72. 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...
  73. 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
    ....
  74. doi request reprint Acute cardiac care - flow, function and beyond
    Rafael Beyar
    Acute Card Care 10:67-8. 2008
  75. ncbi request reprint Women, coronary artery disease and percutaneous coronary intervention: still the same after all these years?
    Luis Gruberg
    Isr Med Assoc J 5:434-6. 2003
  76. ncbi request reprint Arterial revascularization versus metal stents for multivessel diseases: a shifting frontier
    Rafael Beyar
    Isr Med Assoc J 4:624-6. 2002
  77. doi request reprint Controlling ischemic cardiovascular disease: from basic mechanisms to clinical management
    Rafael Beyar
    Rambam Medical Center and Faculty of Medicine, Technion, Isreal Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1123:232-6. 2008
    ..Finally, population genetics of cardiac health and the potential for genetic therapeutic guidance in managing ischemic cardiovascular diseases are discussed...
  78. ncbi request reprint A stent with extent-fiction or prophecy?
    Ariel Roguin
    J Am Coll Cardiol 39:558. 2002
  79. ncbi request reprint Left main coronary artery percutaneous intervention: are we there yet?
    Luis Gruberg
    Isr Med Assoc J 6:624-5. 2004
  80. ncbi request reprint Prospective motion correction of X-ray images for coronary interventions
    Guy Shechter
    Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa 31096, Israel
    IEEE Trans Med Imaging 24:441-50. 2005
    ..The results showed a 48%-63% reduction in the motion of the landmarks, from a mean RMS displacement of 11.5-13.6 pixels to 4.4-7.1 pixels...
  81. doi request reprint Long-term (>3 Years) outcome and predictors of clinical events after insertion of sirolimus-eluting stent in one or more native coronary arteries (from the Israeli arm of the e-Cypher registry)
    David Planer
    Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Centre, Jerusalem, Israel
    Am J Cardiol 101:953-9. 2008
    ..Clinical parameters such as renal failure and procedural parameters such as off-label use and stent length were independent predictors of stent thrombosis...