Itamar Ashkenazi

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Publications

  1. ncbi Defining the problem, main objective, and strategies of medical management in mass-casualty incidents caused by terrorist events
    Itamar Ashkenazi
    Surgery B Department, Trauma Unit, Hillel Yaffe Medical Center, Hadera, POB 169, Israel 38100
    Prehosp Disaster Med 23:82-9. 2008
  2. ncbi Precision of in-hospital triage in mass-casualty incidents after terror attacks
    Itamar Ashkenazi
    Surgery B Department, Trauma Unit, Hillel Yaffe Medical Center, Hadera
    Prehosp Disaster Med 21:20-3. 2006
  3. pmc Selection of patients with severe pelvic fracture for early angiography remains controversial
    Igor Jeroukhimov
    Division of Surgery, Assaf Harofeh Medical Center, Zerifin, Israel, affiliated to the Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med 17:62. 2009
  4. ncbi Inadequate mass-casualty knowledge base adversely affects treatment decisions by trauma care providers: Survey on hospital response following a terrorist bombing
    Itamar Ashkenazi
    Sugery B Department, Hillel Yaffe Medical Center, Hadera, Israel
    Prehosp Disaster Med 24:342-7. 2009
  5. pmc Effect of teleradiology upon pattern of transfer of head injured patients from a rural general hospital to a neurosurgical referral centre
    Itamar Ashkenazi
    Surgery B Department, Trauma Unit, Hillel Yaffe Medical Center, Hadera, Israel
    Emerg Med J 24:550-2. 2007
  6. ncbi Abdominal stab wounds in Israel, 1997-2004: significant increase in overall incidence and prevalence of severe injury
    Boris Kessel
    Trauma Unit, Hillel Yaffe Medical Center, Hadera, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 10:135-7. 2008
  7. ncbi New technique of direct intra-abdominal pressure measurement
    Elena Risin
    Department of Anesthesiology and Trauma Unit, Hillel Yaffe Medical Center, Hadera, Israel
    Asian J Surg 29:247-50. 2006
  8. doi Glasgow Coma Scale Score in Survivors of Explosion With Possible Traumatic Brain Injury in Need of Neurosurgical Intervention
    Itamar Ashkenazi
    Department of Surgery, Hillel Yaffe Medical Center, Hadera, Israel
    JAMA Surg 151:954-958. 2016
  9. doi Blunt traumatic diaphragmatic injury: A diagnostic enigma with potential surgical pitfalls
    Ahmad Mahamid
    Division of General Surgery, Hillel Yaffe Medical Center, Hadera, Israel Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel Electronic address
    Am J Emerg Med . 2016
  10. doi Rib fractures: comparison of associated injuries between pediatric and adult population
    Boris Kessel
    Trauma Unit, Hillel Yaffe Medical Center, Hadera, Israel
    Am J Surg 208:831-4. 2014

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  1. ncbi Defining the problem, main objective, and strategies of medical management in mass-casualty incidents caused by terrorist events
    Itamar Ashkenazi
    Surgery B Department, Trauma Unit, Hillel Yaffe Medical Center, Hadera, POB 169, Israel 38100
    Prehosp Disaster Med 23:82-9. 2008
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  2. ncbi Precision of in-hospital triage in mass-casualty incidents after terror attacks
    Itamar Ashkenazi
    Surgery B Department, Trauma Unit, Hillel Yaffe Medical Center, Hadera
    Prehosp Disaster Med 21:20-3. 2006
    ..Proper management of mass-casualty incidents (MCIs) relies on triage as a critical component of the disaster plan...
  3. pmc Selection of patients with severe pelvic fracture for early angiography remains controversial
    Igor Jeroukhimov
    Division of Surgery, Assaf Harofeh Medical Center, Zerifin, Israel, affiliated to the Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med 17:62. 2009
    ..Angiography is an important tool in the management of severe pelvic injury, but indications and timing for its performance remain controversial...
  4. ncbi Inadequate mass-casualty knowledge base adversely affects treatment decisions by trauma care providers: Survey on hospital response following a terrorist bombing
    Itamar Ashkenazi
    Sugery B Department, Hillel Yaffe Medical Center, Hadera, Israel
    Prehosp Disaster Med 24:342-7. 2009
    ..This survey indicates that further education in the principles of MCI management should be based on critical evaluation of the literature...
  5. pmc Effect of teleradiology upon pattern of transfer of head injured patients from a rural general hospital to a neurosurgical referral centre
    Itamar Ashkenazi
    Surgery B Department, Trauma Unit, Hillel Yaffe Medical Center, Hadera, Israel
    Emerg Med J 24:550-2. 2007
    ..To assess the effect of teleradiology upon the need for transfer of head injured victims requiring hospitalisation but referred initially to a rural level 2 trauma centre without neurosurgical capacity...
  6. ncbi Abdominal stab wounds in Israel, 1997-2004: significant increase in overall incidence and prevalence of severe injury
    Boris Kessel
    Trauma Unit, Hillel Yaffe Medical Center, Hadera, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 10:135-7. 2008
    ..However, the rate of failure of non-operative management is higher in Israel than in western countries...
  7. ncbi New technique of direct intra-abdominal pressure measurement
    Elena Risin
    Department of Anesthesiology and Trauma Unit, Hillel Yaffe Medical Center, Hadera, Israel
    Asian J Surg 29:247-50. 2006
    ..To determine the efficacy of 14-Fr PVC round drain in the direct measurement of intra-abdominal pressure...
  8. doi Glasgow Coma Scale Score in Survivors of Explosion With Possible Traumatic Brain Injury in Need of Neurosurgical Intervention
    Itamar Ashkenazi
    Department of Surgery, Hillel Yaffe Medical Center, Hadera, Israel
    JAMA Surg 151:954-958. 2016
    ..Rapid identification of patients with severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) in need of neurosurgical intervention is complicated in a situation where multiple casualties are admitted following an explosion...
  9. doi Blunt traumatic diaphragmatic injury: A diagnostic enigma with potential surgical pitfalls
    Ahmad Mahamid
    Division of General Surgery, Hillel Yaffe Medical Center, Hadera, Israel Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel Electronic address
    Am J Emerg Med . 2016
    ..Blunt traumatic diaphragmatic injury (BTDI) is an uncommon injury and one which is difficult to diagnose. The objective of this study was to identify features associated with this injury...
  10. doi Rib fractures: comparison of associated injuries between pediatric and adult population
    Boris Kessel
    Trauma Unit, Hillel Yaffe Medical Center, Hadera, Israel
    Am J Surg 208:831-4. 2014
    ..The purpose of this study was to analyze patterns of associated injuries in children as compared with adults, all of whom presented with rib fractures...
  11. ncbi Management of victims in a mass casualty incident caused by a terrorist bombing: treatment algorithms for stable, unstable, and in extremis victims
    Ricardo Alfici
    Surgery B Department, Trauma Unit, Hillel Yaffe Medical Center, POB 169, Hadera 38100, Israel
    Mil Med 171:1155-62. 2006
    ..Treatment protocols for stable, unstable, and in extremis patients are presented...
  12. ncbi Prehospital management of earthquake casualties buried under rubble
    Itamar Ashkenazi
    Surgery B Trauma Unit, Hillel Yaffe Medical Center, Hadera, Israel
    Prehosp Disaster Med 20:122-33. 2005
    ..The objective of this paper is to review the pertinent literature and to analyze the information as a practical guideline for the medical management of casualties accidentally buried alive...
  13. ncbi Is routine portable pelvic X-ray in stable multiple trauma patients always justified in a high technology era?
    Boris Kessel
    Trauma Unit, Hillel Yaffe Medical Center, Affiliated to Rappoport Medical School, Technion, Haifa, Hadera, Israel
    Injury 38:559-63. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the impact of PXR in stable blunt multiple trauma patients, who required CT scan for full evaluation of the abdomen and pelvis...
  14. pmc Giant colonic diverticulum: radiographic and MDCT characteristics
    Abdel Rauf Zeina
    Department of Radiology, Hillel Yaffe Medical Center, Hadera, Israel
    Insights Imaging 6:659-64. 2015
    ..Diagnosis is based on imaging findings with plain abdominal radiographs and MDCT.• Treatment consists of en bloc resection of the diverticulum and affected adjacent colon. ..
  15. ncbi Impact of Increased Visceral Fat Measured by CT on Colon Adenocarcinoma Stage
    Ahmad Mahamid
    Division of General Surgery, Hillel Yaffe Medical Center, Hadera, Israel
    J Gastrointest Cancer . 2016
    ..However, the influence of obesity on colon cancer stage is yet to be clarified. The objective of this study was to determine the relationship between obesity and stage on presentation...
  16. ncbi Total pulmonectomy in trauma: a still unresolved problem--our experience and review of the literature
    Ricardo Alfici
    Department of Surgery B, Trauma Unit, Hillel Yaffe Medical Center, Hadera, Israel
    Am Surg 73:381-4. 2007
    ..The main purpose of this study was to describe pathophysiologic changes and to discuss possible therapeutic alternatives based on the literature review after this operation...
  17. pmc Right-sided "trapdoor" incision provides necessary exposure of complex cervicothoracic vascular injury: a case report
    Boris Kessel
    Hillel Yaffe Medical Center, Hadera, Israel
    Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med 17:46. 2009
    ..Incorporation of such incision in the surgical arsenal may be very effective in selective cases...
  18. ncbi A new technique of direct intra-abdominal pressure measurement: a preliminary study
    Elena Risin
    Department of Anesthesiology, Hillel Yaffe Medical Center, Hadera, Israel Trauma Unit, Hillel Yaffe Medical Center, POB 169, Hadera 38100, Israel
    Am J Surg 191:235-7. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine if a 14-F polyvinyl chloride (PVC) round drain is a reliable tool for direct intra-abdominal pressure measurement...
  19. ncbi Burkitt's lymphoma: an unusual cause of obstructive jaundice
    Boris Kessel
    Department of Surgery B, Hillel Yaffe Medical Center, Hadera, Israel
    Asian J Surg 28:301-4. 2005
    ..Unlike other forms of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, Burkitt's lymphoma presents as an extranodal disease. We present the case of a patient suffering from non-endemic Burkitt's lymphoma whose initial presenting symptom was obstructive jaundice...
  20. doi Isolated spontaneous dissection of a visceral artery: a rare cause of epigastric pain
    Abdel Rauf Zeina
    Department of Radiology, Hillel Yaffe Medical Center, P O B 169, 38100, Hadera, Israel
    Emerg Radiol 22:215-20. 2015
    ..Isolated spontaneous dissection of the celiac trunk or superior mesenteric artery is rarely considered in patients with acute abdominal pain. However, with advances in computed tomography (CT) technology, more cases are being detected...
  21. ncbi Temporary bowel diversion using the Bogotá bag (Hadera stoma): technical details
    Ricardo Alfici
    Surgery B Department, Trauma Unit, Hillel Yaffe Medical Center, Hadera, POB 169, Israel 38100
    J Am Coll Surg 199:344-6. 2004