Chaim Yosefy

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Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The diagnostic value of QRS changes for prediction of coronary artery disease during exercise testing in women: false-positive rates
    Chaim Yosefy
    Barzilai Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Ashkelon, Israel
    Coron Artery Dis 15:147-54. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Cusp tear in bicuspid aortic valve possibly caused by phentermine
    Chaim Yosefy
    Cardiac Ultrasound Laboratory, VBK508 Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, 02114, USA
    Int J Cardiol 106:262-3. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Continuation of hormone replacement therapy during acute myocardial infarction after the women's health initiative study. Is it the time for change?
    Chaim Yosefy
    Cardiac Ultrasound Laboratory, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, VBK 508 Harvard Medical School, Boston, 02114 MA, USA
    Int J Cardiol 107:293-8. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Imagring silent type A aortic dissection
    Chaim Yosefy
    Cardiac Ultrasound Laboratory, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Isr Med Assoc J 8:75. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Rosiglitazone improves, while Glibenclamide worsens blood pressure control in treated hypertensive diabetic and dyslipidemic subjects via modulation of insulin resistance and sympathetic activity
    Chaim Yosefy
    Noninvasive Cardiac Laboratory, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, 02114 2696, USA
    J Cardiovasc Pharmacol 44:215-22. 2004
  6. doi request reprint Mitral regurgitation augments post-myocardial infarction remodeling failure of hypertrophic compensation
    Ronen Beeri
    Cardiac Ultrasound Laboratory, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 51:476-86. 2008
  7. pmc Direct measurement of vena contracta area by real-time 3-dimensional echocardiography for assessing severity of mitral regurgitation
    Chaim Yosefy
    Cardiac Ultrasound Laboratory, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Cardiol 104:978-83. 2009
  8. pmc Gene delivery of sarcoplasmic reticulum calcium ATPase inhibits ventricular remodeling in ischemic mitral regurgitation
    Ronen Beeri
    Cardiac Ultrasound Laboratory and Cardiac Surgery Department, Heart Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Mass 02114, USA
    Circ Heart Fail 3:627-34. 2010
  9. pmc Mitral regurgitation after anteroapical myocardial infarction: new mechanistic insights
    Chaim Yosefy
    Cardiac Ultrasound Laboratory, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114 2696, USA
    Circulation 123:1529-36. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Late repair of ischemic mitral regurgitation does not prevent left ventricular remodeling: importance of timing for beneficial repair
    Jonathan Beaudoin
    Cardiac Ultrasound Laboratory, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA J B, R A L, J L G, C Y, S S, M D H, C S, N O P, G J V, R B Cardiovascular Research Center, Heart Institute, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center, Ein Karem, Jerusalem, Israel S A, D G, R B and Cardiovascular Research Center, Cardiovascular Institute, Mt Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY R J H
    Circulation 128:S248-52. 2013

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  1. ncbi request reprint The diagnostic value of QRS changes for prediction of coronary artery disease during exercise testing in women: false-positive rates
    Chaim Yosefy
    Barzilai Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Ashkelon, Israel
    Coron Artery Dis 15:147-54. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the diagnostic accuracy of QRS duration change criteria with ST-T change criteria during ET...
  2. ncbi request reprint Cusp tear in bicuspid aortic valve possibly caused by phentermine
    Chaim Yosefy
    Cardiac Ultrasound Laboratory, VBK508 Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, 02114, USA
    Int J Cardiol 106:262-3. 2006
    ..Phentermine is known to cause valvular disease with prolonged use, but aortic valve rupture was not previously reported as a complication of phentermine valvulopathy...
  3. ncbi request reprint Continuation of hormone replacement therapy during acute myocardial infarction after the women's health initiative study. Is it the time for change?
    Chaim Yosefy
    Cardiac Ultrasound Laboratory, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, VBK 508 Harvard Medical School, Boston, 02114 MA, USA
    Int J Cardiol 107:293-8. 2006
    ..We believe that this should be the policy until we have a double-blind placebo-control data to revise...
  4. ncbi request reprint Imagring silent type A aortic dissection
    Chaim Yosefy
    Cardiac Ultrasound Laboratory, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Isr Med Assoc J 8:75. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Rosiglitazone improves, while Glibenclamide worsens blood pressure control in treated hypertensive diabetic and dyslipidemic subjects via modulation of insulin resistance and sympathetic activity
    Chaim Yosefy
    Noninvasive Cardiac Laboratory, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, 02114 2696, USA
    J Cardiovasc Pharmacol 44:215-22. 2004
    ..We aimed to compare the effects of two hypoglycemic drugs on blood glucose, blood pressure, sympathetic activity, and insulin levels in type II diabetic and hypertensive patients...
  6. doi request reprint Mitral regurgitation augments post-myocardial infarction remodeling failure of hypertrophic compensation
    Ronen Beeri
    Cardiac Ultrasound Laboratory, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 51:476-86. 2008
    ..We examined whether mitral regurgitation (MR) augments post-myocardial infarction (MI) remodeling...
  7. pmc Direct measurement of vena contracta area by real-time 3-dimensional echocardiography for assessing severity of mitral regurgitation
    Chaim Yosefy
    Cardiac Ultrasound Laboratory, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Cardiol 104:978-83. 2009
    ..Rapid acquisition and intuitive analysis promote practical clinical application of this central, directly visualized, measure and its correlation with outcome...
  8. pmc Gene delivery of sarcoplasmic reticulum calcium ATPase inhibits ventricular remodeling in ischemic mitral regurgitation
    Ronen Beeri
    Cardiac Ultrasound Laboratory and Cardiac Surgery Department, Heart Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Mass 02114, USA
    Circ Heart Fail 3:627-34. 2010
    ..Sarcoplasmic reticulum Ca(+2)-ATPase (SERCA2a) is downregulated in this process. We hypothesized that upregulating SERCA2a might inhibit remodeling in a surgical model of apical MI (no intrinsic MR) with independent MR-type flow...
  9. pmc Mitral regurgitation after anteroapical myocardial infarction: new mechanistic insights
    Chaim Yosefy
    Cardiac Ultrasound Laboratory, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114 2696, USA
    Circulation 123:1529-36. 2011
    ..We hypothesized that anteroapical MI extending to the inferior apex displaces the papillary muscles, tethering the mitral leaflets to cause MR...
  10. ncbi request reprint Late repair of ischemic mitral regurgitation does not prevent left ventricular remodeling: importance of timing for beneficial repair
    Jonathan Beaudoin
    Cardiac Ultrasound Laboratory, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA J B, R A L, J L G, C Y, S S, M D H, C S, N O P, G J V, R B Cardiovascular Research Center, Heart Institute, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center, Ein Karem, Jerusalem, Israel S A, D G, R B and Cardiovascular Research Center, Cardiovascular Institute, Mt Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY R J H
    Circulation 128:S248-52. 2013
    ..It is not known whether MR repair performed after the exhaustion of compensatory mechanisms is also beneficial. We hypothesized that late repair will not result in LV reverse remodeling...
  11. ncbi request reprint [Etiology of severe pulmonary hypertension--possible role of metabolic syndrome]
    Jacob Kogan
    Department of Internal Medicine A, Barzilai Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev
    Harefuah 151:405-8, 436. 2012
    ..In clinical practice the association between obesity and pulmonary hypertension (PH) is not rare...
  12. ncbi request reprint Resistant arterial hypertension and hyperlipidemia: atorvastatin, not vitamin C, for blood pressure control
    Eli Magen
    WHO Collaborative Center for Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease, Barzilai Medical Center, Ashkelon, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 6:742-6. 2004
    ..This definition has evolved with the development of new therapies and evidence-based data supporting treatment to lower BP goals...
  13. ncbi request reprint Geometric determinants of functional tricuspid regurgitation: insights from 3-dimensional echocardiography
    Thanh Thao Ton-Nu
    Cardiac Ultrasound Laboratory, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Circulation 114:143-9. 2006
    ..We aimed to examine the 3D geometry of the tricuspid valve annulus (TVA) in patients with functional TR, comparing them with patients with normal tricuspid valve function and relating annular geometric changes to functional TR...
  14. pmc Assessment of right ventricular function by real-time three-dimensional echocardiography improves accuracy and decreases interobserver variability compared with conventional two-dimensional views
    Sarah Chua
    Cardiac Ultrasound Laboratory, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 55 Fruit Street, VBK 508, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Eur J Echocardiogr 10:619-24. 2009
    ..Real-time three-dimensional echocardiography (RT3DE) allows the RV to be viewed in multiple planes, which can potentially improve RV assessment and limit interobserver variability when compared with 2DE...
  15. doi request reprint Resistant arterial hypertension is associated with higher blood levels of complement C3 and C-reactive protein
    Eli Magen
    Medicine B Department, Barzilai Medical Center, Barzilai Hospital, Ben Gurion University of Negev, Ashkelon, Israel
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 10:677-83. 2008
    ..Significant positive correlations between systolic blood pressure and C3 (r = 0.6481; P < .001) and hs-CRP (r = 0.3968; P = .02) were observed in the RAH group. RAH is associated with higher blood levels of C3 and CRP...
  16. ncbi request reprint Association between mitral and aortic valve calcification and preferential left or right coronary artery disease
    Chaim Yosefy
    Cardiology Department, Barzilai Medical Center Campus, Ben Gurion University, Ashkelon, Israel
    J Heart Valve Dis 18:627-33. 2009
    ..However, no data exist concerning the association between preferential CAD side localization to the left or right coronary arteries and MAC or AVC...
  17. ncbi request reprint Transient ventricular fibrillation. A clinical case report
    Yosef Blaer
    Cardiology Department, Barzilai Medical Center Campus, Ashkelon, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 6:337-9. 2007
    ..This most unusual case shows that potentially lethal arrhythmias may be self-terminating...
  18. ncbi request reprint Pseudodyskinesis of the inferior left ventricular wall: recognizing an echocardiographic mimic of myocardial infarction
    Chaim Yosefy
    Cardiac Ultrasound Laboratory, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 20:1374-9. 2007
    ..Such diastolic flattening of the IW is followed by systolic rounding and outward bulging, consistent with extrinsic diastolic compression that is overcome by systolic contraction...
  19. ncbi request reprint Proximal flow convergence region as assessed by real-time 3-dimensional echocardiography: challenging the hemispheric assumption
    Chaim Yosefy
    Cardiac Ultrasound Laboratory, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114 2696, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 20:389-96. 2007
    ..We hypothesized that the PFCR contour is not necessarily hemispheric, but rather hemielliptic, and aimed to apply a hemielliptic calculation, based on the 3D contour of the PFCR for more accurate MR quantification...
  20. ncbi request reprint Early repair of moderate ischemic mitral regurgitation reverses left ventricular remodeling: a functional and molecular study
    Ronen Beeri
    Cardiac Ultrasound Laboratory, Cardiovascular Research Center, and Cardiothoracic Surgery Department, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Circulation 116:I288-93. 2007
    ..We have shown that moderate MR augments remodeling in an apical MI model (no intrinsic MR) with independent left ventricle-to-left atrial MR-type flow. We hypothesized that repairing moderate MR 1 month after MI reverses this remodeling...
  21. ncbi request reprint The prognostic value of post-exercise blood pressure reduction in patients with hypertensive response during exercise stress test
    Chaim Yosefy
    Cardiac Ultrasound Laboratory, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit St, VBK 508, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Int J Cardiol 111:352-7. 2006
    ..We investigated whether decrease in blood pressure (BP) from peak to post-exercise would identify a subgroup at higher cardiovascular risk...
  22. doi request reprint Left atrial function during pregnancy: a three-dimensional echocardiographic study
    Chaim Yosefy
    Department of Cardiology, Barzilai Medical Center Campus, Ben Gurion University, Ashkelon, Israel
    Echocardiography 29:1096-101. 2012
    ..Our aim was to evaluate volumetric and functional atrial parameters, using real time three-dimensional echocardiography (RT3DE) in women in early and late third trimester of pregnancy...
  23. ncbi request reprint New locus for autosomal dominant mitral valve prolapse on chromosome 13: clinical insights from genetic studies
    Francesca Nesta
    Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Circulation 112:2022-30. 2005
    ..In the present study, we analyzed a large family segregating MVP, and identified a new locus, MMVP3. This study and others have enabled us to explore mitral valve morphological variations of currently uncertain clinical significance...
  24. ncbi request reprint Circadian variation of the efficacy of thrombolytic therapy in acute myocardial infarction-isn't the time ripe for cardiovascular chronotherapy?
    Leonardo H Reisin
    Cardiology Department, Epidemiology Research Institute, Barzilai Medical Center Campus, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Ashkelon, Israel
    Angiology 55:257-63. 2004
    ..Obviously the efficacy of TT is influenced by more evident impact of chronorisk factors during the early morning hours...
  25. ncbi request reprint The influence of smoking cessation on hemodynamics and arterial compliance
    Shmuel Oren
    Internal Medicine Department A Barzilai Medical Center, Ashkelon, Israel
    Angiology 57:564-8. 2006
    ..The authors conclude that smoking cessation improves arterial stiffness as assessed by the augmentation index, owing mainly to increasing the small artery compliance, which is known to be an early index of endothelial damage...
  26. ncbi request reprint Diabetic heart and the cardiovascular surgeon
    Chaim Yosefy
    Cardiology Department, Barzilai Medical Centre Campus, Ben Gurion University, Ashkelon, Israel
    Cardiovasc Hematol Disord Drug Targets 8:147-52. 2008
    ..Then, one must examine the existing evidence of how diabetes correlates with these cardiovascular consequences, followed by the need for multidisciplinary team work which helps the surgeon to cope with diabetic patients...
  27. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of left atrial emptying fraction to predict exercise capacity in patients with normal systolic left ventricular function and without myocardial ischemia
    Mordehay Vaturi
    Cardiac Ultrasound Laboratory, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston 02114, USA
    Am J Cardiol 95:1014-7. 2005
    ..The left atrial emptying fraction, along with body mass index, was found to be an independent predictor of poor exercise capacity (<5 METs)...
  28. ncbi request reprint Floppy mitral valve/mitral valve prolapse and genetics
    Chaim Yosefy
    Cardiology Department, Barzilai Medical Centre Campus, Ben Gurion University, Ashkelon, Israel
    J Heart Valve Dis 16:590-5. 2007
    ..associated with floppy mitral valve. Herein, the known genetic aspects of MVP are described, according to the above-mentioned scheme...
  29. ncbi request reprint The value of changes in QRS width and in ST-T segment during exercise test in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy for identification of associated coronary artery disease
    Angel Cantor
    Exercise Testing Unit, Cardiology Department, Soroka Medical Center, Israel
    Int J Cardiol 112:99-104. 2006
    ..This study aims to define the accuracy of QRS width changes versus standard ST-T criteria for recognition of associated ischemic CAD in patients with HCM undergoing exercise testing (ET)...
  30. ncbi request reprint An acute hypertensive episode triggered by an ambulatory blood-pressure-monitoring device
    Chaim Yosefy
    N Engl J Med 350:2315-6. 2004
  31. ncbi request reprint Blood pressure variability in acute ischemic stroke depends on hemispheric stroke location
    Dror Dicker
    Internal Medicine D, Rabin Medical Center, Campus Hasharon, Israel
    Blood Press 15:151-6. 2006
    ..Systolic BP tended to be higher and less stable in left hemisphere patients than in right hemisphere, whereas among non-localized ischemic stroke patients BP was higher in those who had a prior diagnosis of hypertension...
  32. ncbi request reprint Chordal cutting does not adversely affect left ventricle contractile function
    Emmanuel Messas
    Université René Descartes Paris, Faculte de Medecine, INSERM U633, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, Department of Cardiology, Hopital Europeen Georges Pompidou, Paris, France
    Circulation 114:I524-8. 2006
    ..We evaluated changes in cardiac function in 5 normal sheep with cutting of pre-instrumented chords in the beating heart to maintain constant load...