Ehud Grossman

Summary

Affiliation: Tel Aviv University
Country: Israel

Publications

  1. pmc Rosiglitazone and bezafibrate modulate gene expression in a rat model of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease--a historical prospective
    Hemda Schmilovitz-Weiss
    Division of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Hasharon Hospital, Petach Tikva, Israel
    Lipids Health Dis 12:41. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Drug-induced hypertension: an unappreciated cause of secondary hypertension
    Ehud Grossman
    Department of Internal Medicine D and Hypertension Unit, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Am J Med 125:14-22. 2012
  3. pmc Effect of melatonin on nocturnal blood pressure: meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Ehud Grossman
    Department of Internal Medicine D, Hypertension Unit, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Vasc Health Risk Manag 7:577-84. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Hypertension and diabetes
    Ehud Grossman
    Department of Internal Medicine D and Hypertension Unit, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Adv Cardiol 45:82-106. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Does increased oxidative stress cause hypertension?
    Ehud Grossman
    Internal Medicine D and Hypertension Unit, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, 52621 Israel
    Diabetes Care 31:S185-9. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Long-term safety of antihypertensive therapy
    Ehud Grossman
    Internal Medicine D and Hypertension Unit, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Prog Cardiovasc Dis 49:16-25. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Effects of allicin on cardiovascular risk factors in spontaneously hypertensive rats
    Amitai Elkayam
    Hypertension Unit, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 15:170-3. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint Orthostatic hypotension is associated with nocturnal change in systolic blood pressure
    Shilo Voichanski
    Department of Internal Medicine D, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Am J Hypertens 25:159-64. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Melatonin reduces night blood pressure in patients with nocturnal hypertension
    Ehud Grossman
    Department of Internal Medicine D and Hypertension Unit, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Affiliated with Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Am J Med 119:898-902. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Metabolic syndrome: comparison of the two commonly used animal models
    Mor Oron-Herman
    Hypertension Unit, C Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Am J Hypertens 21:1018-22. 2008

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Publications82

  1. pmc Rosiglitazone and bezafibrate modulate gene expression in a rat model of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease--a historical prospective
    Hemda Schmilovitz-Weiss
    Division of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Hasharon Hospital, Petach Tikva, Israel
    Lipids Health Dis 12:41. 2013
    ..Our aim was to characterize three genes involved in a rat model of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and investigate the effect of rosiglitazone and bezafibrate...
  2. doi request reprint Drug-induced hypertension: an unappreciated cause of secondary hypertension
    Ehud Grossman
    Department of Internal Medicine D and Hypertension Unit, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Am J Med 125:14-22. 2012
    ..The present review summarizes the therapeutic agents or chemical substances that elevate blood pressure and their mechanisms of action...
  3. pmc Effect of melatonin on nocturnal blood pressure: meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Ehud Grossman
    Department of Internal Medicine D, Hypertension Unit, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Vasc Health Risk Manag 7:577-84. 2011
    ..Published studies inconsistently reported decreases in nocturnal blood pressure with melatonin...
  4. ncbi request reprint Hypertension and diabetes
    Ehud Grossman
    Department of Internal Medicine D and Hypertension Unit, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Adv Cardiol 45:82-106. 2008
    ..Aggressive control of blood pressure, cholesterol and glucose levels should be attempted to reduce the cardiovascular risk of diabetic hypertensive patients...
  5. ncbi request reprint Does increased oxidative stress cause hypertension?
    Ehud Grossman
    Internal Medicine D and Hypertension Unit, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, 52621 Israel
    Diabetes Care 31:S185-9. 2008
    ..It is noteworthy that lowering blood pressure with antihypertensive medications is associated with reduced oxidative stress. Therefore, it seems that oxygen stress is not the cause, but rather a consequence, of hypertension...
  6. ncbi request reprint Long-term safety of antihypertensive therapy
    Ehud Grossman
    Internal Medicine D and Hypertension Unit, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Prog Cardiovasc Dis 49:16-25. 2006
    ..Despite the concern that has been raised regarding the long-term safety of some antihypertensive agents, it is clear that lowering BP is safe and beneficial...
  7. ncbi request reprint Effects of allicin on cardiovascular risk factors in spontaneously hypertensive rats
    Amitai Elkayam
    Hypertension Unit, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 15:170-3. 2013
    ..However, the data on the significance of these effects are inconsistent due to methodological limitations, especially the use of whole garlic cloves which does not allow controlled dosing of the active compound...
  8. ncbi request reprint Orthostatic hypotension is associated with nocturnal change in systolic blood pressure
    Shilo Voichanski
    Department of Internal Medicine D, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Am J Hypertens 25:159-64. 2012
    ..The circadian pattern of blood pressure (BP) has yet to be defined among individuals with orthostatic hypotension (OH). The objective of this study was to evaluate whether OH is associated with nocturnal change in systolic BP...
  9. ncbi request reprint Melatonin reduces night blood pressure in patients with nocturnal hypertension
    Ehud Grossman
    Department of Internal Medicine D and Hypertension Unit, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Affiliated with Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Am J Med 119:898-902. 2006
    ..We therefore studied the potency of melatonin to reduce nighttime blood pressure (BP) in treated hypertensive patients with nocturnal hypertension...
  10. ncbi request reprint Metabolic syndrome: comparison of the two commonly used animal models
    Mor Oron-Herman
    Hypertension Unit, C Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Am J Hypertens 21:1018-22. 2008
    ..The two most commonly studied animal models of the MS are the high-sucrose diet given to spontaneously hypertensive rats (SHRs) and high-fructose diet given to Sprague Dawley rats (SDRs). This study compares between these two models...
  11. ncbi request reprint Effect of PPAR-gamma agonist on adiponectin levels in the metabolic syndrome: lessons from the high fructose fed rat model
    Yehonatan Sharabi
    Hypertension Unit, C Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Am J Hypertens 20:206-10. 2007
    ..We studied the effect of the PPAR-gamma agonist rosiglitazone on adiponectin and the metabolic profile in the fructose-induced hypertensive, hyperinsulinemic, hypertriglyceridemic rat model...
  12. doi request reprint Management of blood pressure in patients with diabetes
    Ehud Grossman
    Department of Internal Medicine D and Hypertension Unit, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Affiliated to Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Am J Hypertens 24:863-75. 2011
    ..In order to maximally reduce cardio renal risk, control of lipid and glycemic levels should also be ensured...
  13. doi request reprint Effect of telmisartan, angiotensin II receptor antagonist, on metabolic profile in fructose-induced hypertensive, hyperinsulinemic, hyperlipidemic rats
    Yehuda Kamari
    Hypertension Unit, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Hypertens Res 31:135-40. 2008
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  14. ncbi request reprint Secondary hypertension: interfering substances
    Ehud Grossman
    Internal Medicine Dept and Hypertension Unit, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 10:556-66. 2008
    ..The present review summarizes the therapeutic agents or chemical substances that elevate blood pressure and their mechanisms of action...
  15. ncbi request reprint The role of melatonin in the pathogenesis of hypertension in rats with metabolic syndrome
    Avshalom Leibowitz
    Department of Internal Medicine D and the Hypertension unit, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Affiliated to Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Am J Hypertens 21:348-51. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the role of melatonin in the pathogenesis of hypertension in rats with metabolic syndrome and to assess whether melatonin supplementation prevents the development of hypertension in this model...
  16. doi request reprint High-salt diet increases plasma adiponectin levels independent of blood pressure in hypertensive rats: the role of the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system
    Yehuda Kamari
    Hypertension Unit, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    J Hypertens 28:95-101. 2010
    ..The aim of the present study was to examine the effect of high-salt diet on adiponectin levels in Sprague-Dawley rats and explore the mechanisms that regulate adiponectin levels under salt loading...
  17. doi request reprint Normal adiponectin levels in kidney transplant patients with hypertension
    Avshalom Leibowitz
    Internal Medicine D and Hypertension Unit, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Clin Transplant 27:562-6. 2013
    ..Patients with essential hypertension (HTN) have low adiponectin levels that are associated with a high CV risk. The aim of this study was to assess adiponectin levels in hypertensive renal transplant recipients...
  18. ncbi request reprint Impaired nocturnal melatonin secretion in non-dipper hypertensive patients
    Michael Jonas
    Department of Internal Medicine D The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Blood Press 12:19-24. 2003
    ..Melatonin plays a role in the biologic regulation of circadian rhythms, including sleep. Melatonin has also been shown to modulate vascular smooth muscle tone and to induce hemodynamic effects in humans...
  19. ncbi request reprint Blunted blood pressure response and elevated plasma adiponectin levels in female Sprague Dawley rats
    Yehuda Kamari
    Hypertension Unit, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Am J Hypertens 25:612-9. 2012
    ..The aim of the present study was to compare the effect of various stress stimuli on BP and plasma adiponectin levels in male and female Sprague Dawley (SD) rats...
  20. doi request reprint Interventricular septum thickness predicts future systolic hypertension in young healthy pilots
    Chagai Grossman
    Department of Internal Medicine D and Hypertension Unit, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer affiliated to the Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Hypertens Res 31:15-20. 2008
    ..In conclusion, IVS thickening was associated with long-term elevation of systolic BP. Therefore, it seems that IVS thickening is not merely a result of long-term BP elevation, but may predict the development of systolic hypertension...
  21. doi request reprint Production and secretion of adiponectin from 3T3-L1 adipocytes: comparison of antihypertensive drugs
    Raphaelle Brody
    Hypertension Unit, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Am J Hypertens 22:1126-9. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of various antihypertensive drugs on the production and secretion of adiponectin from adipocytes...
  22. ncbi request reprint Assessment of target organ damage in the evaluation and follow-up of hypertensive patients: where do we stand?
    Gadi Shlomai
    Department of Internal Medicine D and Hypertension Unit, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 15:742-7. 2013
    ..The present paper will provide a critical overview of the data available in the literature. ..
  23. ncbi request reprint Inter-arm blood pressure differences in young, healthy patients
    Alon Grossman
    Israeli Air Force Aero Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 15:575-8. 2013
    ..IAD is common in young healthy patients, is not dependent on which arm was measured first, and unrelated to age, body mass index, and heart rate. ..
  24. ncbi request reprint Antianxiety treatment in patients with excessive hypertension
    Ehud Grossman
    Internal Medicine D and the Hypertension Unit, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Hashomer 52621, Israel
    Am J Hypertens 18:1174-7. 2005
    ..We therefore compared the efficacy and safety of antianxiety treatment with sublingual captopril administration in patients with excessive hypertension and no evidence of acute target organ damage...
  25. ncbi request reprint Peripartum hypertension from pheochromocytoma: a rare and challenging entity
    Yehuda Kamari
    Department of Internal Medicine D and Hypertension Unit, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, affiliated to the Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Am J Hypertens 18:1306-12. 2005
    ..Pregnancy can elicit clinical manifestations of otherwise unrecognized pheochromocytoma...
  26. ncbi request reprint Calcium antagonists
    Ehud Grossman
    Internal Medicine D and Hyperstension Unit, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Prog Cardiovasc Dis 47:34-57. 2004
    ..Thus, calcium antagonists may be safely used in the management of hypertension and angina pectoris...
  27. ncbi request reprint Inhibition of carcinogenesis in transgenic mouse models over-expressing 15-lipoxygenase in the vascular wall under the control of murine preproendothelin-1 promoter
    Dror Harats
    Institute of Lipid and Atherosclerosis Research, Sheba Medical Center and Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, 52621 Hashomer Tel, Israel
    Cancer Lett 229:127-34. 2005
    ..This finding targets 15-LO as a new candidate in the treatment of carcinogenesis...
  28. ncbi request reprint A national survey of acute cerebrovascular disease in Israel: burden, management, outcome and adherence to guidelines
    David Tanne
    Israel Neurological Association
    Isr Med Assoc J 8:3-7. 2006
    ..There are no national data on the burden and management of acute cerebrovascular disease in Israel...
  29. ncbi request reprint The management, early and one year outcome in hospitalized patients with heart failure: a national Heart Failure Survey in Israel--HFSIS 2003
    Moshe Garty
    Recanati Center, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tikva, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 9:227-33. 2007
    ..Despite improved management of heart failure patients, their prognosis remains poor...
  30. ncbi request reprint The association between ambulatory systolic blood pressure and cardiovascular events in a selected population with intensive control of cardiovascular risk factors
    Wasseem Rock
    Department of Internal Medicine D and Hypertension Unit, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    J Am Soc Hypertens 8:498-502. 2014
    ..We found that, in a population aggressively managed for CV risk factors, 24H ABPM systolic BP ≥150 mm Hg is associated with increased CV events. ..
  31. doi request reprint Nocardiosis: a 15-year experience in a tertiary medical center in Israel
    Yossi Rosman
    Internal Medicine D, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Eur J Intern Med 24:552-7. 2013
    ..The objective of this study is to characterize the common risk factors, clinical presentation, imaging findings, treatment and outcome of nocardial infection...
  32. ncbi request reprint Serum uric acid is associated with coronary artery calcification
    Chagai Grossman
    Rheumatology Unit, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 16:424-8. 2014
    ..17-2.51). The highest UA tertile remained associated with the presence of CAC after adjustment for known cardiovascular risk factors. The results show that high serum UA levels are associated with the presence of CAC...
  33. ncbi request reprint Does dietary recall adequately assess sodium, potassium, and calcium intake in hypertensive patients?
    Adi Leiba
    Internal Medicine D and the Hypertension Unit, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Nutrition 21:462-6. 2005
    ..However, compliance with this diet is poor, probably because of dietary intake underestimation. Therefore, we compared electrolyte intake as estimated from dietary recall with a 24-h urinary excretion...
  34. doi request reprint Should we change the target blood pressure in diabetic patients?
    Gadi Shlomai
    The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Affiliated to Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Diabetes Metab Res Rev 28:1-7. 2012
    ..It seems therefore, that lowering BP to levels close to 130/80 mmHg should be the main goal of treatment in diabetic patients...
  35. ncbi request reprint Why beta-blockers are not cardioprotective in elderly patients with hypertension
    Ehud Grossman
    Internal Medicine D, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, 52621, Israel
    Curr Cardiol Rep 4:468-73. 2002
    ..Decreased beta-adrenergic responsiveness with age and comorbid conditions makes beta-blockers unattractive. Thus, they should not be considered appropriate for first-line therapy of uncomplicated hypertension in the geriatric population...
  36. doi request reprint Comparison of usefulness of Sokolow and Cornell criteria for left ventricular hypertrophy in subjects aged <20 years versus >30 years
    Alon Grossman
    Israeli Airforce Aero Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Am J Cardiol 110:440-4. 2012
    ....
  37. doi request reprint Coronary artery calcification predicts long-term mortality in hypertensive adults
    Joseph Shemesh
    Grace Ballas Research Unit of the Cardiac Rehabilitation Institute, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Am J Hypertens 24:681-6. 2011
    ..Coronary artery calcification (CAC) predicts mortality in normotensive individuals. We hypothesized that CAC has an impact on long-term mortality in hypertensive patients...
  38. ncbi request reprint Do angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors enhance the effect of exercise rehabilitation in patients with hypertension and ACE DD and DI genotypes?
    Yaniv Duzli
    Pulmonary Institute, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 88:262-4. 2007
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Sleep apnea-induced hypertension: mechanisms of vascular changes
    Yehonatan Sharabi
    Department of Internal Medicine D, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 3:937-40. 2005
    ..This review will clarify the unique set of features of hypertension associated with obstructive sleep apnea and examine the mechanisms that contribute to its cardiovascular consequences...
  40. ncbi request reprint Are calcium antagonists beneficial in diabetic patients with hypertension?
    Ehud Grossman
    Internal Medicine D and Hypertension Unit, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Am J Med 116:44-9. 2004
    ..We analyzed the available data to assess the effects of calcium antagonists in hypertensive patients with diabetes mellitus...
  41. doi request reprint Temporal trends in management of hypertension among Israeli adults, 2002-2010: lesson from the Acute Coronary Syndromes Israeli Survey (ACSIS)
    Gadi Shlomai
    Department of Internal Medicine D and Hypertension Unit, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel The Dr Pinchas Borenstein Talpiot Medical Leadership Program, 2013, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Am Soc Hypertens 8:94-102. 2014
    ..001). BP levels decreased among Israeli hypertensive patients presenting with ACS between 2002 and 2010, possibly due to increased use of ACEi/ARB, and combination therapies during this time period...
  42. ncbi request reprint A prospective national survey of management and clinical outcome of acute myocardial infarction in Israel, 2000
    Solomon Behar
    Israel Center for Disease Control, Gertner Institute, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 5:249-54. 2003
    ..Little information is available on the clinical practice and implementation of guidelines for treating acute myocardial infarction patients in Israel...
  43. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and factors associated with resistant hypertension in a large health maintenance organization in Israel
    Dahlia Weitzman
    From the Primary Care Division, Maccabi Healthcare Services, Tel Aviv, Israel D W, G C, V S Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel G C, V S, C G, E G and Rheumatology Unit C G and Internal Medicine D and Hypertension Unit E H, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Hypertension 64:501-7. 2014
    ..The results of this large population-based study indicate a substantially lower prevalence of RH than previously reported. Most patients with uncontrolled BP took less than the maximal recommended antihypertensive treatment. ..
  44. doi request reprint Systolic blood pressure during acute stroke is associated with functional status and long-term mortality in the elderly
    Avraham Weiss
    Rabin Medical Center, Petach Tikvah, Israel
    Stroke 44:2434-40. 2013
    ..We designed a study to assess, with 24-hour BP monitoring (24H BPM), the impact of BP levels during the first day of stroke, on the short-term functional status and long-term mortality in elderly patients...
  45. ncbi request reprint Is there an association between hypertension and cancer mortality?
    Ehud Grossman
    Department of Internal Medicine D EG, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Am J Med 112:479-86. 2002
    ..Because of suggestions that hypertension may increase the long-term risk of cancer, we assessed the relation between hypertension and malignancy...
  46. ncbi request reprint Adenosine protects against angiotensin II-induced apoptosis in rat cardiocyte cultures
    Ilan Goldenberg
    Internal Medicine D, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Mol Cell Biochem 252:133-9. 2003
    ..In conclusion, activation of adenosine A1 receptors can protect the cardiac cells from apoptosis induced by Ang II, while activation of the adenosine A3 receptors confers partial cardioprotection...
  47. ncbi request reprint Sleep apnea as a risk factor for hypertension
    Yehonatan Sharabi
    Hypertension Unit, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens 13:359-64. 2004
    ....
  48. ncbi request reprint Adiponectin: linking the metabolic syndrome to its cardiovascular consequences
    Karen R Rabin
    The C Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, 52621, Israel
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 3:465-71. 2005
    ..This review will detail the relationship of adiponectin to various features of obesity and insulin-resistance syndromes, as well as its relationship to the cardiovascular complications of these disorders...
  49. ncbi request reprint Acute respiratory failure in a patient with sarcoidosis and immunodeficiency--an unusual presentation and a complicated course
    Adi Leiba
    Division of Internal Medicine, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Lung 182:73-7. 2004
    ..The detection of accompanying hypogammaglobulinemia is also crucial, as treatment with intravenous immunoglobulins (IVIG) together with steroids can improve the patient's outcome...
  50. ncbi request reprint Do thiazide diuretics confer specific protection against strokes?
    Franz H Messerli
    Department of Internal Medicine, Section on Hypertensive Diseases, Ochsner Clinic Foundation, 1514 Jefferson Highway, New Orleans, LA 70121, USA
    Arch Intern Med 163:2557-60. 2003
    ....
  51. ncbi request reprint Susceptibility of the influence of weight on blood pressure in men versus women: lessons from a large-scale study of young adults
    Yehonatan Sharabi
    Clinical Neurocardiology Section, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke NIH, 10 Center Drive, MSC 1620, Building 10, Room 6N252, Bethesda, MD 20892 1620, USA
    Am J Hypertens 17:404-8. 2004
    ..Weight and blood pressure (BP) are closely related. The aim of this study was to quantify this relationship and compare it to other factors in a population of relatively young adults, with particular focus on the possible role of gender...
  52. ncbi request reprint Pre-hypertension is a common phenomenon: national database study
    Eliezer Kitai
    Department of Family Medicine, Leumit Health Services, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 9:8-11. 2007
    ..Recently the Joint National Committee (7th report) introduced the term "pre-hypertension." Little is known on its prevalence in the general population...
  53. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of prehypertension and associated cardiovascular risk profiles among young Israeli adults
    Itamar Grotto
    Department of Epidemiology, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Hypertension 48:254-9. 2006
    ..Our findings support the recommendation of lifestyle modification for prehypertensive patients. Further prospective studies are required to determine the role of pharmacotherapy in prehypertension...
  54. ncbi request reprint Orthostatic hypotension in acute geriatric ward: is it a consistent finding?
    Avraham Weiss
    Department, Rabin Medical Center, Golda Campus, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Arch Intern Med 162:2369-74. 2002
    ..Orthostatic hypotension (OH) is a common finding among older patients. We designed a study to examine the prevalence and consistency of OH during the day...
  55. ncbi request reprint Adherence to guidelines for patients hospitalized with heart failure: a nationwide survey
    Alan B Jotkowitz
    Department of Internal Medicine F, Soroka Medical Center and Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 8:875-9. 2006
    ..Despite significant advances in the therapy of heart failure, many patients still do not receive optimal treatment...
  56. ncbi request reprint Late mortality and determinants in patients with heart failure and preserved systolic left ventricular function: the Israel Nationwide Heart Failure Survey
    Basil S Lewis
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Lady Davis Carmel Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 9:234-8. 2007
    ..Heart failure with preserved systolic left ventricular function is a major cause of cardiac disability...
  57. ncbi request reprint Relative impact of socioeconomic status on blood pressure lessons from a large-scale survey of young adults
    Itamar Grotto
    Department of Epidemiology, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Am J Hypertens 20:1140-5. 2007
    ..We aimed to assess the influence of SES on blood pressure in a large population of young adults...
  58. ncbi request reprint [Treatment of hypertension with device-guided breathing exercise]
    Alon Grossman
    IDF, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer
    Harefuah 142:677-9, 718. 2003
    ..1/6.1 mmHg as compared to 7.6q3.4 mmHg in the control group. Most patients complied with the treatment. These results suggest that device guided breathing exercise can be used to lower BP...
  59. ncbi request reprint Differential role and tissue specificity of interleukin-1alpha gene expression in atherogenesis and lipid metabolism
    Yehuda Kamari
    Institute of Lipid and Atherosclerosis Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Hashomer 52621, Israel
    Atherosclerosis 195:31-8. 2007
    ..We examined the role of IL-1alpha and IL-1beta expressed by bone marrow-derived cells in atherogenesis and lipid metabolism...
  60. ncbi request reprint Assessment of orthostatic hypotension in the emergency room
    Eytan Cohen
    Recanati Center for Medicine and Research and Clinical Pharmacology Unit, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tiqwa, Israel
    Blood Press 15:263-7. 2006
    ..04). In conclusion, 3 min of standing is apparently sufficient for the diagnosis of most cases of OH. Considering the high rate of OH and its predictive value for hospitalization, it should be routinely assessed in all ER patients...
  61. ncbi request reprint Accelerated coronary artery calcification in mildly reduced renal function of high-risk hypertensives: a 3-year prospective observation
    Michael Bursztyn
    Department of Medicine, Hadassah University Hospital, Mount Scopus, Jerusalem, Israel
    J Hypertens 21:1953-9. 2003
    ..To examine the effect of mild renal dysfunction on coronary artery calcifications...
  62. ncbi request reprint [Standpoint on the use of angiotensin receptor blockers in the treatment of hypertension]
    Naftali Stern
    Institute of Endocrinology, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, 6 Weizman Street, Tel Aviv 64239, Israel
    Harefuah 142:309-11, 315. 2003
    ....
  63. ncbi request reprint Losartan vs atenolol in prevention of stroke and cardiovascular disease
    Franz H Messerli
    JAMA 289:700-1; author reply 701. 2003
  64. ncbi request reprint Beta-blocker therapy and depression
    Franz H Messerli
    JAMA 288:1845-6; author reply 1846. 2002
  65. ncbi request reprint Carcinogenicity of antihypertensive therapy
    Ehud Grossman
    Ochsner Clinic Foundation, 1514 Jefferson Highway, New Orleans, LA 70121, USA
    Curr Hypertens Rep 4:195-201. 2002
    ..With regard to other antihypertensive drug classes, we suggest continuing the management of hypertension according to current treatment guidelines with little fear of any substantial cancer risk...
  66. ncbi request reprint A meta-analysis of 94,492 patients with hypertension treated with beta blockers to determine the risk of new-onset diabetes mellitus
    Sripal Bangalore
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital and Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Cardiol 100:1254-62. 2007
    ..This risk was greater in patients with higher baseline body mass indexes and higher baseline fasting glucose levels and in studies in which beta blockers were less efficacious antihypertensive agents compared with other treatments...
  67. ncbi request reprint Therapeutic controversies in hypertension
    Franz H Messerli
    St Lukes Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, NY 10019, USA
    Semin Nephrol 25:227-35. 2005
    ..The long-term safety of antihypertensive therapy is documented poorly because most trials only last 4 to 6 years. Despite these drawbacks and concerns, the benefits of antihypertensive therapy clearly outweigh its potential risk...
  68. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of add-on aldosterone receptor blocker in uncontrolled hypertension
    Yehonatan Sharabi
    Hypertension Unit and Internal Medicine D, Chaim Sheba Medical affiliated to the Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer
    Am J Hypertens 19:750-5. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of this approach and to characterize those who respond effectively to an add-on aldosterone antagonist...
  69. pmc Influence of orthostatic hypotension on mortality among patients discharged from an acute geriatric ward
    Avraham Weiss
    Geriatric Department, Rabin Medical Center, Israel
    J Gen Intern Med 21:602-6. 2006
    ..Orthostatic hypotension (OH) is a common finding among older patients. The impact of OH on mortality is unknown...
  70. ncbi request reprint [Is there a need for direct renin inhibitors?]
    Ehud Grossman
    Harefuah 147:216-7, 278. 2008
    ..Aliskiren is a promising agent but further prospective studies with morbidity and mortality data as endpoints are required, before the drug can be recommended as a first choice agent...
  71. ncbi request reprint Seasonal changes in orthostatic hypotension among elderly admitted patients
    Avraham Weiss
    Geriatric Department, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tiqva, Israel
    Aging Clin Exp Res 18:20-4. 2006
    ..It has been shown that blood pressure (BP) is lower in summer than in winter. The aim of this study was to examine whether OH varies between seasons in the elderly population...
  72. ncbi request reprint Admission blood glucose level and mortality among hospitalized nondiabetic patients with heart failure
    Alon Barsheshet
    Neufeld Cardiac Research Institute, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer 52621, Israel
    Arch Intern Med 166:1613-9. 2006
    ..We examined the possible association between admission glucose levels and outcome in a large cohort of hospitalized patients with HF...
  73. ncbi request reprint [CV-METER--a computerized objective assessment for academic promotion]
    Guy Snir
    Raphael Recanati Institute for Medical Genetics, Rabin Medical Center
    Harefuah 147:684-8, 751. 2008
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  74. ncbi request reprint Pre-hypertension as a predictor of hypertension in military aviators: a longitudinal study of 367 men
    Alon Grossman
    Israeli Air Force Aeromedical Center at Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Aviat Space Environ Med 77:1162-5. 2006
    ..Our aim was to establish the prevalence of this novel entity among young subjects, and to assess the rate of progression to hypertension...
  75. ncbi request reprint Effects of external pressure on arteries distal to the cuff during sphygmomanometry
    Meir Nitzan
    Department of Physics Electro Optics, Jerusalem College of Technology, P O Box 16031, Jerusalem 91160, Israel
    IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 52:1120-7. 2005
    ..54 +/- 0.24 (p < 0.001) at 50 mmHg. The changes in (deltaTD) and AM/BL can be interpreted as originating from changes in the compliance of conduit arteries and small arteries with cuff inflation and deflation...
  76. pmc Body mass index is inversely related to mortality in elderly subjects
    Avraham Weiss
    Geriatric Department, Beilinson Hospital, The Rabin Medical Center, Petach Tikva, Israel
    J Gen Intern Med 23:19-24. 2008
    ..To study the long-term effect of being overweight on mortality in very elderly subjects...
  77. ncbi request reprint beta-Blockers in hypertension: is carvedilol different?
    Franz H Messerli
    Ochsner Clinic Foundation, New Orleans, Louisiana 70121, USA
    Am J Cardiol 93:7B-12B. 2004
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  78. ncbi request reprint Coronary calcium by spiral computed tomography predicts cardiovascular events in high-risk hypertensive patients
    Joseph Shemesh
    Grace Ballas Research Unit of the Cardiac Rehabilitation Institute, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer and, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Hypertens 22:605-10. 2004
    ..We aimed to investigate the hypothesis that CAC as assessed by dual slice spiral computed tomography (DSCT), is an independent risk factor for cardiovascular events in hypertensive patients...
  79. ncbi request reprint Pedal edema--not all dihydropyridine calcium antagonists are created equal
    Franz H Messerli
    Am J Hypertens 15:1019-20. 2002