Alon Barsheshet

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Affiliation: University of Rochester
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Effect of elapsed time from coronary revascularization to implantation of a cardioverter defibrillator on long-term survival in the MADIT-II trial
    Alon Barsheshet
    Cardiology Division, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 22:1237-42. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Applicability of a risk score for prediction of the long-term (8-year) benefit of the implantable cardioverter-defibrillator
    Alon Barsheshet
    Cardiology Division, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 59:2075-9. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Time-dependent benefit of preventive cardiac resynchronization therapy after myocardial infarction
    Alon Barsheshet
    Cardiology Division, Heart Research Follow Up Program, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY, USA
    Eur Heart J 32:1614-21. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Relation of bundle branch block to long-term (four-year) mortality in hospitalized patients with systolic heart failure
    Alon Barsheshet
    Cardiology Division, University of Rochester Medical Center, New York, USA
    Am J Cardiol 107:540-4. 2011
  5. pmc Genotype-specific QT correction for heart rate and the risk of life-threatening cardiac events in adolescents with congenital long-QT syndrome
    Alon Barsheshet
    Cardiology Division, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York, USA
    Heart Rhythm 8:1207-13. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular syncope: diagnostic approach and risk assessment
    A Barsheshet
    University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY, USA
    Minerva Med 102:223-38. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Response to preventive cardiac resynchronization therapy in patients with ischaemic and nonischaemic cardiomyopathy in MADIT-CRT
    Alon Barsheshet
    Cardiology Division, Heart Research Follow Up Program, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY, USA
    Eur Heart J 32:1622-30. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Reverse remodeling and the risk of ventricular tachyarrhythmias in the MADIT-CRT (Multicenter Automatic Defibrillator Implantation Trial-Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy)
    Alon Barsheshet
    Cardiology Division, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 57:2416-23. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Genetics of sudden cardiac death
    Alon Barsheshet
    Heart Research Follow Up Program, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Curr Cardiol Rep 13:364-76. 2011
  10. pmc Risk of syncope in family members who are genotype-negative for a family-associated long-QT syndrome mutation
    Alon Barsheshet
    Cardiology Division, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Genet 4:491-9. 2011

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  1. doi request reprint Effect of elapsed time from coronary revascularization to implantation of a cardioverter defibrillator on long-term survival in the MADIT-II trial
    Alon Barsheshet
    Cardiology Division, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 22:1237-42. 2011
    ..This study was designed to evaluate the effect of elapsed time from CR on long-term mortality and arrhythmic risk among patients who receive an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD)...
  2. ncbi request reprint Applicability of a risk score for prediction of the long-term (8-year) benefit of the implantable cardioverter-defibrillator
    Alon Barsheshet
    Cardiology Division, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 59:2075-9. 2012
    ..The present study was designed to explore the 8-year survival benefit of a nonresynchronization implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) according to a simple risk stratification score...
  3. doi request reprint Time-dependent benefit of preventive cardiac resynchronization therapy after myocardial infarction
    Alon Barsheshet
    Cardiology Division, Heart Research Follow Up Program, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY, USA
    Eur Heart J 32:1614-21. 2011
    ..The present study was designed to evaluate the relationship between elapsed time from MI and the benefit of preventive CRT-D therapy in patients with ischaemic cardiomyopathy (ICM)...
  4. doi request reprint Relation of bundle branch block to long-term (four-year) mortality in hospitalized patients with systolic heart failure
    Alon Barsheshet
    Cardiology Division, University of Rochester Medical Center, New York, USA
    Am J Cardiol 107:540-4. 2011
    ..Deleterious effects of RBBB compared to LBBB appear to be more pronounced in patients with more advanced left ventricular dysfunction...
  5. pmc Genotype-specific QT correction for heart rate and the risk of life-threatening cardiac events in adolescents with congenital long-QT syndrome
    Alon Barsheshet
    Cardiology Division, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York, USA
    Heart Rhythm 8:1207-13. 2011
    ..A prolonged QT interval corrected for heart rate (QTc) is a major risk factor in patients with long QT syndrome (LQTS). However, heart rate-related risk in this genetic disorder differs among genotypes...
  6. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular syncope: diagnostic approach and risk assessment
    A Barsheshet
    University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY, USA
    Minerva Med 102:223-38. 2011
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Response to preventive cardiac resynchronization therapy in patients with ischaemic and nonischaemic cardiomyopathy in MADIT-CRT
    Alon Barsheshet
    Cardiology Division, Heart Research Follow Up Program, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY, USA
    Eur Heart J 32:1622-30. 2011
    ..We evaluated the outcome of patients enrolled in MADIT-CRT by ischaemic and non-ischaemic aetiology of cardiomyopathy (ICM and non-ICM, respectively)...
  8. doi request reprint Reverse remodeling and the risk of ventricular tachyarrhythmias in the MADIT-CRT (Multicenter Automatic Defibrillator Implantation Trial-Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy)
    Alon Barsheshet
    Cardiology Division, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 57:2416-23. 2011
    ..We aimed to evaluate the relationship between echocardiographic response to cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) and the risk of subsequent ventricular tachyarrhythmias (VTAs)...
  9. doi request reprint Genetics of sudden cardiac death
    Alon Barsheshet
    Heart Research Follow Up Program, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Curr Cardiol Rep 13:364-76. 2011
    ..This paper reviews the current data regarding genotype-phenotype correlations and the role of clinical genetic testing in diagnosis, prognosis, and management of inheritable disorders leading to sudden cardiac death...
  10. pmc Risk of syncope in family members who are genotype-negative for a family-associated long-QT syndrome mutation
    Alon Barsheshet
    Cardiology Division, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Genet 4:491-9. 2011
    ..The present study was designed to assess the clinical course of individuals who are found negative for the LQTS-causing mutation in their families...
  11. doi request reprint Long-term implications of cumulative right ventricular pacing among patients with an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator
    Alon Barsheshet
    Cardiology Division, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Heart Rhythm 8:212-8. 2011
    ..Limited data regarding the effect of right ventricular pacing (RVP) on long-term survival following implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) implantation are available...
  12. doi request reprint Predictors of long-term (4-year) mortality in elderly and young patients with acute heart failure
    Alon Barsheshet
    Heart Institute, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer and Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Eur J Heart Fail 12:833-40. 2010
    ..The present study was designed to identify and compare predictors of short- and long-term mortality in elderly and young patients hospitalized with acute heart failure (HF)...
  13. doi request reprint Time dependence of life-threatening ventricular tachyarrhythmias after coronary revascularization in MADIT-CRT
    Alon Barsheshet
    Cardiology Division, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Heart Rhythm 7:1421-7. 2010
    ..Coronary revascularization (CR) may confer electrical stability in patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy. However, data regarding the effect of CR on the development of ventricular tachyarrhythmias in this population are limited...
  14. pmc Risk factors for recurrent syncope and subsequent fatal or near-fatal events in children and adolescents with long QT syndrome
    Judy F Liu
    Heart Research Follow Up Program, Cardiology Division, Department of Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 57:941-50. 2011
    ..We aimed to identify risk factors for recurrent syncope in children and adolescents with congenital long QT syndrome (LQTS)...
  15. pmc Combined assessment of sex- and mutation-specific information for risk stratification in type 1 long QT syndrome
    Jason Costa
    Cardiology Division, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Heart Rhythm 9:892-8. 2012
    ..Men and women with type 1 long QT syndrome (LQT1) exhibit time-dependent differences in the risk for cardiac events...
  16. pmc Risk of life-threatening cardiac events among patients with long QT syndrome and multiple mutations
    Jamie Mullally
    Cardiology Division, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Heart Rhythm 10:378-82. 2013
    ..Patients with long QT syndrome (LQTS) who harbor multiple mutations (i.e. ≥ 2 mutations in ≥ 1 LQTS-susceptibility gene) may experience increased risk for life-threatening cardiac events...
  17. doi request reprint QRS axis and the benefit of cardiac resynchronization therapy in patients with mildly symptomatic heart failure enrolled in MADIT-CRT
    Andrew Brenyo
    Cardiology Division of the Department of Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 24:442-8. 2013
    ..The presence of QRS axis deviation may influence response to CRT-D. The objective of this study was to determine whether QRS axis deviation will be associated with differential benefit from CRT-D...
  18. doi request reprint Brain natriuretic peptide and cardiac resynchronization therapy in patients with mildly symptomatic heart failure
    Andrew Brenyo
    Division of Cardiology, and the Department of Biostatistics, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY and the Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA
    Circ Heart Fail 6:998-1004. 2013
    ..There are limited data on the prognostic implications of brain natriuretic peptide (BNP) assessment in patients with mildly symptomatic heart failure (HF) who receive cardiac resynchronization therapy with a defibrillator (CRT-D)...
  19. doi request reprint Prognostic implications of mutation-specific QTc standard deviation in congenital long QT syndrome
    Andrew Mathias
    Cardiology Division, Department of Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Heart Rhythm 10:720-5. 2013
    ..Individual corrected QT interval (QTc) may vary widely among carriers of the same long QT syndrome (LQTS) mutation. Currently, neither the mechanism nor the implications of this variable penetrance are well understood...
  20. doi request reprint Effect of cardiac resynchronization therapy on the risk of first and recurrent ventricular tachyarrhythmic events in MADIT-CRT
    Gregory Ouellet
    Cardiology Division, Department of Medicine, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 60:1809-16. 2012
    ..This study aimed to evaluate the effect of cardiac resynchronization therapy with a defibrillator (CRT-D) on the risks of first and recurrent ventricular tachyarrhythmic events (VTEs) in the MADIT-CRT...
  21. pmc Trigger-specific risk factors and response to therapy in long QT syndrome type 2
    James A Kim
    Cardiology Division, Department of Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York, USA
    Heart Rhythm 7:1797-805. 2010
    ..Cardiac events in patients with long QT syndrome type 2 (LQT2) are predominately associated with sudden arousal. However, exercise-induced events also occur in this population...
  22. doi request reprint Trigger-specific ion-channel mechanisms, risk factors, and response to therapy in type 1 long QT syndrome
    Ilan Goldenberg
    Cardiology Division, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Heart Rhythm 9:49-56. 2012
    ..Arrhythmic events in long-QT syndrome type 1 (LQT1) may be associated with exercise, acute arousal, or rest/sleep...
  23. pmc Mutation and gender-specific risk in type 2 long QT syndrome: implications for risk stratification for life-threatening cardiac events in patients with long QT syndrome
    Dimitry Migdalovich
    Cardiology Division, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Heart Rhythm 8:1537-43. 2011
    ..We hypothesized that data regarding the location of the disease-causing mutation in the KCNH2 channel may affect gender-specific risk in LQT2...
  24. pmc Risk of recurrent cardiac events after onset of menopause in women with congenital long-QT syndrome types 1 and 2
    Jonathan Buber
    Leviev Heart Center, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Circulation 123:2784-91. 2011
    ..We hypothesized that the hormonal changes associated with menopause may affect clinical risk in this population...
  25. doi request reprint QRS fragmentation and the risk of sudden cardiac death in MADIT II
    Andrew Brenyo
    Cardiology Division, Department of Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 23:1343-8. 2012
    ..Its prognostic value for sudden cardiac death (SCD) and ventricular arrhythmias in ischemic cardiomyopathy (ICM) remains unknown...
  26. ncbi request reprint Improved outcome with preventive cardiac resynchronization therapy in the elderly: a MADIT-CRT substudy
    Justin Penn
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 22:892-7. 2011
    ..Elderly patients comprise a large portion of patients with heart failure (HF). Limited data exist on the effectiveness of cardiac resynchronization therapy with defibrillator (CRT-D) in patients with mild HF symptoms in this population...
  27. pmc Mutations in cytoplasmic loops of the KCNQ1 channel and the risk of life-threatening events: implications for mutation-specific response to β-blocker therapy in type 1 long-QT syndrome
    Alon Barsheshet
    Department of Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Circulation 125:1988-96. 2012
    ..We evaluated a possible association between ion channel response to β-adrenergic stimulation and clinical response to β-blocker therapy according to mutation location...
  28. pmc Risk for life-threatening cardiac events in patients with genotype-confirmed long-QT syndrome and normal-range corrected QT intervals
    Ilan Goldenberg
    Cardiology Division of Department of Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 57:51-9. 2011
    ..This study was designed to assess the clinical course and to identify risk factors for life-threatening events in patients with long-QT syndrome (LQTS) with normal corrected QT (QTc) intervals...
  29. doi request reprint Risk factors for recurrent heart failure events in the Multicenter Automatic Defibrillator Implantation Trial II (MADIT-II)
    Edward Sze
    Cardiology Unit of the Department of Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 21:1217-23. 2010
    ..Risk Factors for Recurrent Heart Failure...
  30. ncbi request reprint Atrioventricular delay programming and the benefit of cardiac resynchronization therapy in MADIT-CRT
    Andrew Brenyo
    Cardiology Division, Department of Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York, USA
    Heart Rhythm 10:1136-43. 2013
    ..The optimal atrioventricular pacing delay (AVD) in cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) remains to be determined...
  31. ncbi request reprint Effect of bundle branch block patterns on mortality in hospitalized patients with heart failure
    Alon Barsheshet
    Heart Institute, Sheba Medical Center, and Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Am J Cardiol 101:1303-8. 2008
    ..In conclusion, RBBB rather than LBBB is an independent predictor of mortality in hospitalized patients with systolic HF. This prognostic marker could be used for risk stratification and the selection of treatment...
  32. doi request reprint Relation between renal function and response to cardiac resynchronization therapy in Multicenter Automatic Defibrillator Implantation Trial--Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy (MADIT-CRT)
    Ilan Goldenberg
    Cardiology Unit, Department of Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York, USA
    Heart Rhythm 7:1777-82. 2010
    ..Cardiorenal interactions have been shown to affect outcome in heart failure patients but were not related to response to cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT)...
  33. ncbi request reprint Response of right ventricular size to treatment with cardiac resynchronization therapy and the risk of ventricular tachyarrhythmias in MADIT-CRT
    Colin L Doyle
    Cardiology Division, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York
    Heart Rhythm 10:1471-7. 2013
    ....
  34. doi request reprint Predictors of response to cardiac resynchronization therapy in the Multicenter Automatic Defibrillator Implantation Trial with Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy (MADIT-CRT)
    Ilan Goldenberg
    Heart Research Follow Up Program, Box 653, Cardiology Division, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Circulation 124:1527-36. 2011
    ..We hypothesized that combined assessment of factors that are associated with favorable reverse remodeling after cardiac resynchronization-defibrillator therapy (CRT-D) can be used to predict clinical response to the device...
  35. doi request reprint Cardiac resynchronization therapy reduces left atrial volume and the risk of atrial tachyarrhythmias in MADIT-CRT (Multicenter Automatic Defibrillator Implantation Trial with Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy)
    Andrew Brenyo
    Cardiology Division, Department of Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 58:1682-9. 2011
    ..We hypothesized that reductions in left atrial volume (LAV) with a cardiac resynchronization therapy-defibrillator (CRT-D) would translate into a subsequent reduction in the risk of atrial tachyarrhythmias (AT)...
  36. doi request reprint Clinical course and outcome of patients enrolled in US and non-US centres in MADIT-CRT
    Jonathan Buber
    The Leviev Heart Center, Heart Institute, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Ramat Gan 52621, Israel
    Eur Heart J 32:2697-704. 2011
    ..We aimed to evaluate within the MADIT-CRT database whether different enrollment characteristics between US and non-US centres affected the clinical course of study patients...
  37. doi request reprint Cardiac resynchronization therapy is more effective in women than in men: the MADIT-CRT (Multicenter Automatic Defibrillator Implantation Trial with Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy) trial
    Aysha Arshad
    Cardiology Division, St Luke s and Roosevelt Hospitals and Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 57:813-20. 2011
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Reduction of the risk of recurring heart failure events with cardiac resynchronization therapy: MADIT-CRT (Multicenter Automatic Defibrillator Implantation Trial With Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy)
    Ilan Goldenberg
    Cardiology Division of the Department of Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 58:729-37. 2011
    ..The evaluation of the risk of recurring heart failure events (HFEs) was a pre-specified substudy of MADIT-CRT (Multicenter Automatic Defibrillator Implantation Trial with Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy)...
  39. ncbi request reprint Predictors of spontaneous reverse remodeling in mild heart failure patients with left ventricular dysfunction
    Andrew Brenyo
    From the Cardiology Division of the Department of Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, NY A Brenyo, V K, A C R, M R, W Z, D T H, A J M, I G, S M Department of Cardiology, Greenville University Health System, SC A Brenyo Department of Cardiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA A C P, D K, S D S Cardiology Department, Rabin Medical Center, Petah Tikva, Israel A Barsheshet and Department of Cardiology, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel A Barsheshet
    Circ Heart Fail 7:565-72. 2014
    ..There are limited data regarding factors associated with spontaneous left ventricular reverse remodeling (S-LVRR) among mildly symptomatic heart failure (HF) patients and its prognostic implications on clinical outcomes...
  40. doi request reprint Risk factors and outcomes associated with the development of myocardial ischemic events in patients who receive cardiac resynchronization therapy
    Romana Herscovici
    Heart Institute, Sheba Medical Center, Ramat Gan, Israel Electronic address
    Am J Cardiol 112:1896-900. 2013
    ..In conclusion, our data suggest that treatment with CRT-D does not reduce the risk of IE in patients with IC and that the benefit of CRT-D is attenuated after the development of IEs in this population. ..
  41. ncbi request reprint Baseline functional capacity and the benefit of cardiac resynchronization therapy in patients with mildly symptomatic heart failure enrolled in MADIT-CRT
    Andrew Brenyo
    Cardiology Division, Department of Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Heart Rhythm 9:1454-9. 2012
    ..However, the relationship between functional capacity (FC) and CRT-D benefit in the trial was not assessed...
  42. pmc Ion channel mechanisms related to sudden cardiac death in phenotype-negative long-QT syndrome genotype-phenotype correlations of the KCNQ1(S349W) mutation
    Samuel Horr
    Cardiology Division, Department of Medicine, Cardiovascular Research Institute Department of Nephrology, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 22:193-200. 2011
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of cardiac resynchronization therapy in diabetic patients with ischemic and nonischemic cardiomyopathy
    Jenie George
    Cardiology Unit of the Department of Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY, USA
    Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol 17:14-21. 2012
    ..We aimed to identify differences in response to cardiac resynchronization therapy with a defibrillator (CRT-D) among DM patients with ischemic or nonischemic cardiomyopathy...
  44. doi request reprint Wearable defibrillator in congenital structural heart disease and inherited arrhythmias
    Mohan Rao
    Cardiology Division, University of Rochester Medical Center, New York, USA
    Am J Cardiol 108:1632-8. 2011
    ..Patients with IA showed a greater rate of ventricular tachyarrhythmias during therapy but significantly lower long-term mortality rates...
  45. ncbi request reprint Reduction in life-threatening ventricular tachyarrhythmias in statin-treated patients with nonischemic cardiomyopathy enrolled in the MADIT-CRT (Multicenter Automatic Defibrillator Implantation Trial with Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy)
    Jonathan Buber
    Leviev Heart Center, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    J Am Coll Cardiol 60:749-55. 2012
    ....
  46. doi request reprint The effects of anodal stimulation on electrocardiogram, left ventricular dyssynchrony, and acute haemodynamics in patients with biventricular pacemakers
    Raed Abu Sham'a
    Davidai Arrhythmia Center, Tel Aviv University, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Europace 13:997-1003. 2011
    ..Its incidence varies according to the implanted hardware. We aim at evaluating the incidence of ANS and its acute haemodynamic effects among CRT patients...
  47. doi request reprint The influence of left ventricular ejection fraction on the effectiveness of cardiac resynchronization therapy: MADIT-CRT (Multicenter Automatic Defibrillator Implantation Trial With Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy)
    Valentina Kutyifa
    University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York Semmelweis University, Heart Center, Budapest, Hungary
    J Am Coll Cardiol 61:936-44. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the relationship between left ventricular (LV) ejection fraction and clinical outcome to cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) in mild heart failure patients enrolled in MADIT-CRT [corrected]...
  48. doi request reprint Sex-related differences in patients' responses to heart failure therapy
    Alon Barsheshet
    Cardiology Division, University of Rochester Medical Center, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Nat Rev Cardiol 9:234-42. 2012
    ..These data suggest that sex-related differences might exist in response to both medical and device therapies for patients with heart failure...
  49. doi request reprint Usefulness of mild therapeutic hypothermia for hospitalized comatose patients having out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
    Avishag Laish-Farkash
    ICCU Leviev Heart Center, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Am J Cardiol 108:173-8. 2011
    ..Good prognostic factors for patients with non-VF could be young age, good left ventricular function, and short anoxic time...
  50. 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...
  51. ncbi request reprint Tilt training: does it have a role in preventing vasovagal syncope?
    Osnat Gurevitz
    Heart Institute, Sheba Medical Center, Tei Hashomer, Israel
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 30:1499-505. 2007
    ..Previous trials have shown effectiveness of tilt training in treating this condition. We conducted a prospective, randomized study in order to evaluate the role of tilt-training in young adults with vasovagal syncope...
  52. ncbi request reprint Epileptic seizure vs. myocardial infarction: the significance of cardiac troponin levels
    Gilad Twig
    Department of Medicine B, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 9:889-90. 2007
  53. doi request reprint Cardiac resynchronization therapy for prevention of heart failure events in elderly patients with left ventricular dysfunction
    Olena Dotsenko
    Cardiology Division, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 10:1319-27. 2012
    ..As the proportion of elderly patient with LV systolic dysfunction is increasing dramatically, further research is warranted to confirm these possible clinically beneficial effects of CRT in this population...
  54. doi request reprint Genotype-specific risk stratification and management of patients with long QT syndrome
    Alon Barsheshet
    Cardiology Department, Rabin Medical Center, Petah Tikva, and Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel Cardiology Division, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY
    Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol 18:499-509. 2013
    ..Potassium supplementation and sex hormone-based therapy may protect patients with LQT2. Sodium channel blockers such as mexiletine, flecainide, and ranolazine could be treatment options in LQT3. ..
  55. ncbi request reprint Acute ST elevation myocardial infarction during intravenous immunoglobulin infusion
    Alon Barsheshet
    Heart Institute, Sheba Medical Center, and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1110:315-8. 2007
    ..Evaluation of each patient for cardiovascular risk prior to IVIG treatment is recommended as is the assessment of risk versus benefit. If IVIG is prescribed, we propose close monitoring and slow infusion rate...
  56. pmc The downside of right ventricular apical pacing
    Andrew Brenyo
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY
    Indian Pacing Electrophysiol J 12:102-13. 2012
    ..In particular, the role of RV apical pacing induced ventricular dyssynchrony is highlighted with a specific focus on differential outcome based upon QRS morphology at implant...
  57. ncbi request reprint Atrial burst pacing with biphasic and monophasic waveforms for atrial fibrillation
    Alon Barsheshet
    Cardiology Division, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY, USA
    Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol 17:22-7. 2012
    ..We aimed to evaluate the safety and efficacy of rapid atrial pacing to convert atrial fibrillation (AF) to normal sinus rhythm...
  58. ncbi request reprint The significance of pulse oximetry in the diagnosis of pacemaker failure to output
    Athanasios Michailidis
    Heart Institute, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol 15:293-5. 2010
    ..Pulse oximeter plethysmographic wave signal virtually excluded this suspicion. This case report demonstrates the clinical utility of initial pulse oximeter wave analysis in excluding pacemaker failure to output...