S Viskin

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Country: Israel

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Please take a moment to study this electrocardiogram: it may help you prevent a sudden death
    Sami Viskin
    Department of Cardiology, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 4:393-4. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Mode of onset of malignant ventricular arrhythmias in idiopathic ventricular fibrillation
    S Viskin
    Department of Cardiology, Sourasky Tel Aviv Medical Center, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 8:1115-20. 1997
  3. ncbi request reprint The adenosine triphosphate test: a bedside diagnostic tool for identifying the mechanism of supraventricular tachycardia in patients with palpitations
    S Viskin
    Department of Cardiology, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    J Am Coll Cardiol 38:173-7. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint Shooting at ambulances in Israel: a cardiologist's viewpoint
    Sami Viskin
    Department of Cardiology, Sourasky Tel Aviv Medical Center, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, 64239, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Lancet 361:1470-1. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Prevention of ventricular arrhythmias in the congenital long QT syndrome
    S Viskin
    Department of Cardiology, Sourasky Tel Aviv Medical Center, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Weizman 6, Tel Aviv 64239, Israel
    Curr Cardiol Rep 2:492-7. 2000
  6. ncbi request reprint Cardiac pacing in the long QT syndrome: review of available data and practical recommendations
    S Viskin
    Department of Cardiology, Sourasky Tel Aviv Medical Center, and Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 11:593-600. 2000
  7. pmc Arrhythmias in the congenital long QT syndrome: how often is torsade de pointes pause dependent?
    S Viskin
    Department of Cardiology, Sourasky Tel Aviv Medical Center, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Heart 83:661-6. 2000
  8. ncbi request reprint Long QT syndromes and torsade de pointes
    S Viskin
    Department of Cardiology, Sourasky Tel Aviv Medical Center, and Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Lancet 354:1625-33. 1999
  9. ncbi request reprint Circadian variation of symptomatic paroxysmal atrial fibrillation. Data from almost 10 000 episodes
    S Viskin
    Department of Cardiology, Sourasky, Tel Aviv and Sheba, Israel
    Eur Heart J 20:1429-34. 1999
  10. pmc Prevention of torsade de pointes in the congenital long QT syndrome: use of a pause prevention pacing algorithm
    S Viskin
    Department of Cardiology, Sourasky Tel Aviv Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Heart 79:417-9. 1998

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Publications43

  1. ncbi request reprint Please take a moment to study this electrocardiogram: it may help you prevent a sudden death
    Sami Viskin
    Department of Cardiology, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 4:393-4. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Mode of onset of malignant ventricular arrhythmias in idiopathic ventricular fibrillation
    S Viskin
    Department of Cardiology, Sourasky Tel Aviv Medical Center, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 8:1115-20. 1997
    ..Less is known about the mode of onset of VF in patients with out-of-hospital VF who have no evidence of organic heart disease or identifiable etiology...
  3. ncbi request reprint The adenosine triphosphate test: a bedside diagnostic tool for identifying the mechanism of supraventricular tachycardia in patients with palpitations
    S Viskin
    Department of Cardiology, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    J Am Coll Cardiol 38:173-7. 2001
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Shooting at ambulances in Israel: a cardiologist's viewpoint
    Sami Viskin
    Department of Cardiology, Sourasky Tel Aviv Medical Center, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, 64239, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Lancet 361:1470-1. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Prevention of ventricular arrhythmias in the congenital long QT syndrome
    S Viskin
    Department of Cardiology, Sourasky Tel Aviv Medical Center, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Weizman 6, Tel Aviv 64239, Israel
    Curr Cardiol Rep 2:492-7. 2000
    ..Finally, implantable defibrillators with dual-chamber pacing capability are indicated for patients at high risk for arrhythmic death, including all cardiac arrest survivors...
  6. ncbi request reprint Cardiac pacing in the long QT syndrome: review of available data and practical recommendations
    S Viskin
    Department of Cardiology, Sourasky Tel Aviv Medical Center, and Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 11:593-600. 2000
    ..Features that allow heart rate slowing beyond the lower rate limit or that may trigger pauses must be programmed "off" because pauses are proarrhythmic in this population. Pause-prevention pacing algorithms may be beneficial...
  7. pmc Arrhythmias in the congenital long QT syndrome: how often is torsade de pointes pause dependent?
    S Viskin
    Department of Cardiology, Sourasky Tel Aviv Medical Center, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Heart 83:661-6. 2000
    ..To determine the frequency and predictors of pause dependent torsade de pointes among patients with the congenital long QT syndrome and spontaneous ventricular tachyarrhythmias...
  8. ncbi request reprint Long QT syndromes and torsade de pointes
    S Viskin
    Department of Cardiology, Sourasky Tel Aviv Medical Center, and Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Lancet 354:1625-33. 1999
    ..Mutations causing "silent" forms of congenital LQTS, in which the patient remains free of arrhythmias until exposed to drugs that further impair repolarisation, are now recognised...
  9. ncbi request reprint Circadian variation of symptomatic paroxysmal atrial fibrillation. Data from almost 10 000 episodes
    S Viskin
    Department of Cardiology, Sourasky, Tel Aviv and Sheba, Israel
    Eur Heart J 20:1429-34. 1999
    ..To determine the circadian rhythm of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation in a very large outpatient population. METHODS and..
  10. pmc Prevention of torsade de pointes in the congenital long QT syndrome: use of a pause prevention pacing algorithm
    S Viskin
    Department of Cardiology, Sourasky Tel Aviv Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Heart 79:417-9. 1998
    ..Rate smoothing is a potentially useful tool that ought to be evaluated for the prevention of torsade de pointes in the LQTS...
  11. ncbi request reprint Simplified "ATP test" for noninvasive diagnosis of dual AV nodal physiology and assessment of results of slow pathway ablation in patients with AV nodal reentrant tachycardia
    B Belhassen
    Department of Cardiology, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Israel
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 11:255-61. 2000
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  12. ncbi request reprint Effects of electrophysiologic-guided therapy with Class IA antiarrhythmic drugs on the long-term outcome of patients with idiopathic ventricular fibrillation with or without the Brugada syndrome
    B Belhassen
    Department of Cardiology, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Israel
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 10:1301-12. 1999
    ..We sought to study the long-term value of electrophysiologic (EP)-guided therapy with Class IA antiarrhythmic drugs in patients with idiopathic VF with or without the Brugada syndrome...
  13. pmc Prevalence of the Brugada sign in idiopathic ventricular fibrillation and healthy controls
    S Viskin
    Department of Cardiology, Sourasky Tel Aviv Medical Center, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Weizman 6, Tel Aviv 64239, Israel
    Heart 84:31-6. 2000
    ..To determine the prevalence of the Brugada sign (right bundle branch block with ST elevation in V1-V3) in idiopathic ventricular fibrillation and in an age matched healthy population...
  14. ncbi request reprint Noninvasive diagnosis of dual AV node physiology in patients with AV nodal reentrant tachycardia by administration of adenosine-5'-triphosphate during sinus rhythm
    B Belhassen
    Department of Cardiology, Sourasky Tel Aviv Medical Center, Israel
    Circulation 98:47-53. 1998
    ..This study determined whether administration of adenosine-5'-triphosphate (ATP) during sinus rhythm may be useful in the noninvasive diagnosis of dual AV nodal pathways...
  15. ncbi request reprint Adenosine-5'-triphosphate test for the noninvasive diagnosis of concealed accessory pathway
    B Belhassen
    Department of Cardiology, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, and Tel Aviv University, Sackler School of Medicine, Israel
    J Am Coll Cardiol 36:803-10. 2000
    ..This study assessed the use of adenosine triphosphate (ATP) in the noninvasive diagnosis of concealed accessory pathway (AP) and dual atrioventricular (AV) node physiology in patients with inducible AV reentrant tachycardia (AVRT)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Catheter-induced mechanical trauma to accessory pathways during radiofrequency ablation: incidence, predictors and clinical implications
    B Belhassen
    Department of Cardiology, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, Sackler School of Medicine, Israel
    J Am Coll Cardiol 33:767-74. 1999
    ..To evaluate the incidence, predictors and clinical implications of nonintentionally catheter-induced mechanical trauma to accessory pathways during radiofrequency ablation procedures...
  17. ncbi request reprint Pause-dependent torsade de pointes following acute myocardial infarction: a variant of the acquired long QT syndrome
    A Halkin
    Department of Cardiology, Tel Aviv-Sourasky Medical Center, and the Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Am Coll Cardiol 38:1168-74. 2001
    ..An acquired long QT syndrome should be considered in patients recovering from MI who experience polymorphic VT as specific therapeutic measures are mandatory...
  18. ncbi request reprint Autonomic dysfunction in experimental autoimmune neuritis: heart rate
    N Wang
    Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Neurol Sci 184:183-8. 2001
    ..m.) and 10 tachycardia (>400 b.p.m.) (P<0.01, F-test). sHR in EAN rats was significantly lower (P<0.01), suggesting sympathetic system impairment. These findings may serve as a basis for testing treatments of ANS dysfunction in EAN...
  19. doi request reprint J-point elevation in survivors of primary ventricular fibrillation and matched control subjects: incidence and clinical significance
    Raphael Rosso
    Tel Aviv Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Am Coll Cardiol 52:1231-8. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether J-point elevation is a marker of arrhythmic risk...
  20. ncbi request reprint Frequency of spontaneous and inducible atrioventricular nodal reentry tachycardia in patients with idiopathic outflow tract ventricular arrhythmias
    Ian Topilski
    Department of Cardiology, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, and the Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 29:21-8. 2006
    ..We sought to assess the frequency of spontaneous or inducible atrioventricular nodal reentry tachycardia (AVNRT) in patients referred for radiofrequency ablation (RFA) of idiopathic outflow tract ventricular arrhythmias...
  21. ncbi request reprint The morphology of the QT interval predicts torsade de pointes during acquired bradyarrhythmias
    Ian Topilski
    Department of Cardiology, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center and Sheba Medical Center, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Am Coll Cardiol 49:320-8. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to define the electrocardiographic (ECG) predictors of torsade de pointes (TdP) during acquired bradyarrhythmias...
  22. ncbi request reprint Brugada syndrome in children: don't ask, don't tell?
    Sami Viskin
    Circulation 115:1970-2. 2007
  23. ncbi request reprint Radiofrequency ablation of accessory pathways: a 14 year experience at the Tel Aviv Medical Center in 508 patients
    Bernard Belhassen
    Department of Cardiology, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 9:265-70. 2007
    ..Radiofrequency ablation has been suggested as first-line therapy in the management of accessory pathways. There are limited data on the results of ablation over years of experience...
  24. ncbi request reprint Should the 'adenosine-challenge test' be part of the routine work-up for syncope?
    Sami Viskin
    Europace 9:557-8. 2007
  25. pmc Novel mutation in the SCN5A gene associated with arrhythmic storm development during acute myocardial infarction
    Dan Hu
    Masonic Medical Research Laboratory, Utica, New York, USA
    Heart Rhythm 4:1072-80. 2007
    ..Ventricular tachycardia (VT) and ventricular fibrillation (VF) complicating Brugada syndrome, a genetic disorder linked to SCN5A mutations, and VF complicating acute myocardial infarction (AMI) both have been linked to phase 2 reentry...
  26. pmc Does Tpeak-Tend provide an index of transmural dispersion of repolarization?
    Charles Antzelevitch
    Heart Rhythm 4:1114-6; author reply 1116-9. 2007
  27. ncbi request reprint Asymptomatic Brugada syndrome: a cardiac ticking time-bomb?
    Sami Viskin
    Department of Cardiology, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Weizman 6, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Europace 9:707-10. 2007
  28. ncbi request reprint Quinidine: a valuable medication joins the list of 'endangered species'
    Sami Viskin
    Europace 9:1105-6. 2007
  29. ncbi request reprint Calcium channel blockers and beta-blockers versus beta-blockers alone for preventing exercise-induced arrhythmias in catecholaminergic polymorphic ventricular tachycardia
    Rafael Rosso
    Department of Cardiology, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Heart Rhythm 4:1149-54. 2007
    ..However, although beta-blockers prevent exercise-induced ventricular tachycardia (VT), most patients continue to have ventricular ectopy during exercise, and some studies report high mortality rates despite beta-blockade...
  30. pmc The cardiologists' worst nightmare sudden death from "benign" ventricular arrhythmias
    Sami Viskin
    J Am Coll Cardiol 46:1295-7. 2005
  31. ncbi request reprint The "short-coupled" variant of right ventricular outflow ventricular tachycardia: a not-so-benign form of benign ventricular tachycardia?
    Sami Viskin
    Department of Cardiology, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center and Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 16:912-6. 2005
    ..The unusual aspect of their RVOT-extrasystoles was their coupling interval, which appears to be intermediate between the ultra-short coupling interval of idiopathic VF and the long coupling interval seen in the truly benign RVOT-VT...
  32. ncbi request reprint Inaccurate electrocardiographic interpretation of long QT: the majority of physicians cannot recognize a long QT when they see one
    Sami Viskin
    Department of Cardiology, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Heart Rhythm 2:569-74. 2005
    ..It is important to define the percentage of physicians capable of distinguishing QT intervals that are long from those that are normal because LQTS can be lethal when left untreated...
  33. ncbi request reprint The Brugada syndrome: is an implantable cardioverter defibrillator the only therapeutic option?
    Bernard Belhassen
    Department of Cardiology, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 25:1634-40. 2002
  34. ncbi request reprint Post-tachycardia QT prolongation: maladjustment of the QT interval to the normal heart rate
    Sami Viskin
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 26:659-61. 2003
  35. ncbi request reprint Inducible ventricular fibrillation in the Brugada syndrome: diagnostic and prognostic implications
    Sami Viskin
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 14:458-60. 2003
  36. ncbi request reprint Implantable cardioverter defibrillator in high-risk long QT syndrome patients
    Sami Viskin
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 14:1130-1; reply 1131. 2003
  37. pmc When u say "U Waves," what do u mean?
    Sami Viskin
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 27:145-7. 2004
  38. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcome of patients who received implantable cardioverter defibrillators for stable ventricular tachycardia
    Michael Glikson
    Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 15:658-64. 2004
    ..The goal of this study was to estimate future risk of unstable ventricular arrhythmias in patients who received ICDs for stable VT...
  39. ncbi request reprint Drug-induced atrioventricular block: prognosis after discontinuation of the culprit drug
    David Zeltser
    Internal Medicine D, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center and Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Am Coll Cardiol 44:105-8. 2004
    ..The goal of this study was to determine how often atrioventricular (AV) block is really caused by medications...
  40. ncbi request reprint Reentry in a pulmonary vein as a possible mechanism of focal atrial fibrillation
    Bernard Belhassen
    Department of Cardiology, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, and Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 15:824-8. 2004
    ..A single radiofrequency pulse delivered at this site resulted in definite cure of the arrhythmia...
  41. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of quinidine in high-risk patients with Brugada syndrome
    Bernard Belhassen
    Department of Cardiology, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, and Tel Aviv University, Sackler School of Medicine, Weizman St 6, Tel Aviv 64239 Israel
    Circulation 110:1731-7. 2004
    ..Quinidine depresses I(to) current, which may play an important role in the arrhythmogenesis of this disease...
  42. ncbi request reprint Is idiopathic ventricular fibrillation a short QT syndrome? Comparison of QT intervals of patients with idiopathic ventricular fibrillation and healthy controls
    Sami Viskin
    Department of Cardiology, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Israel
    Heart Rhythm 1:587-91. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine if patients with idiopathic ventricular fibrillation (VF) have shorter QT intervals than comparable healthy controls...
  43. ncbi request reprint Prevention of cardiac arrest: risk assessment after myocardial infarction
    Amir Halkin
    Department of Cardiology, Sourasky Tel Aviv Medical Center, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Card Electrophysiol Rev 6:9-14. 2002