Ofir Chechik

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Publications

  1. doi Opiates do not violate the viability and proliferative activity of human articular chondrocytes
    Ofir Chechik
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center affiliated to the Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, 6 Weizman Street, 64239, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Cell Tissue Bank 15:391-5. 2014
  2. doi Surgical approach and prosthesis fixation in hip arthroplasty world wide
    Ofir Chechik
    Department of Orthopaedics, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, 6 Weizman Street, Tel Aviv, 64239, Israel
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 133:1595-600. 2013
  3. pmc An international survey on anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction practices
    Ofir Chechik
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Int Orthop 37:201-6. 2013
  4. doi Posterolateral capsular release for correction of valgus deformity
    Ofir Chechik
    Department of Orthopedics, Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Knee Surg 25:355-60. 2012
  5. doi Blood loss and complications following carotid endarterectomy in patients treated with clopidogrel
    Ofir Chechik
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Tel Aviv Medical Center, Israel
    Vascular 20:193-7. 2012
  6. doi In support of early surgery for hip fractures sustained by elderly patients taking clopidogrel: a retrospective study
    Ofir Chechik
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center affiliated to the Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Drugs Aging 29:63-8. 2012
  7. ncbi [Primary anterior shoulder dislocation]
    Ofir Chechik
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery B, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Harefuah 150:117-21, 206. 2011
  8. ncbi Anti-platelet therapy: no association with increased blood loss in patients undergoing open or laparoscopic appendectomy
    Ofir Chechik
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, affiliated with Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 13:342-4. 2011
  9. doi The effect of clopidogrel and aspirin on blood loss in hip fracture surgery
    Ofir Chechik
    Department of Orthopedics B, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Injury 42:1277-82. 2011
  10. ncbi Giant cell tumors in the patellar tendon area
    Ofir Chechik
    Department of Orthopedics, Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Knee Surg 23:115-9. 2010

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  1. doi Opiates do not violate the viability and proliferative activity of human articular chondrocytes
    Ofir Chechik
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center affiliated to the Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, 6 Weizman Street, 64239, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Cell Tissue Bank 15:391-5. 2014
    ..We conclude that Fentanyl in human autologous serum does not inhibit in vitro hAC proliferation. Remifentanil may show minimal inhibitory effect on in vitro fresh hAC proliferation...
  2. doi Surgical approach and prosthesis fixation in hip arthroplasty world wide
    Ofir Chechik
    Department of Orthopaedics, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, 6 Weizman Street, Tel Aviv, 64239, Israel
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 133:1595-600. 2013
    ..Component design and materials as well as surgical techniques constantly evolve. There is no consensus among surgeons regarding the ideal surgical approach and method of fixation...
  3. pmc An international survey on anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction practices
    Ofir Chechik
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Int Orthop 37:201-6. 2013
    ..Advances in surgical technology provide a wide choice of grafts, fixation devices and surgical approaches...
  4. doi Posterolateral capsular release for correction of valgus deformity
    Ofir Chechik
    Department of Orthopedics, Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Knee Surg 25:355-60. 2012
    ..The posterolateral capsule release, which is similar to that of the "inside-out" technique, provides a simple and safe solution for balancing a valgus knee...
  5. doi Blood loss and complications following carotid endarterectomy in patients treated with clopidogrel
    Ofir Chechik
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Tel Aviv Medical Center, Israel
    Vascular 20:193-7. 2012
    ..In conclusion, patients treated with clopidogrel before carotid endarterectomy can be expected to have prolonged surgical time. Large cohorts are required to determine whether these patients have more complications...
  6. doi In support of early surgery for hip fractures sustained by elderly patients taking clopidogrel: a retrospective study
    Ofir Chechik
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center affiliated to the Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Drugs Aging 29:63-8. 2012
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  7. ncbi [Primary anterior shoulder dislocation]
    Ofir Chechik
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery B, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Harefuah 150:117-21, 206. 2011
    ..Young and active patients may be advised to undergo primary arthroscopic repair due to high risk of recurrent dislocation and cumulative damage to the shoulder...
  8. ncbi Anti-platelet therapy: no association with increased blood loss in patients undergoing open or laparoscopic appendectomy
    Ofir Chechik
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, affiliated with Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 13:342-4. 2011
    ..The effect of anti-platelet drugs on surgical blood loss and perioperative complications has not been studied in depth and the management of surgical patients taking anti-platelet medications is controversial...
  9. doi The effect of clopidogrel and aspirin on blood loss in hip fracture surgery
    Ofir Chechik
    Department of Orthopedics B, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Injury 42:1277-82. 2011
    ..The anti-platelet effect is over in nearly 10 days. Notably, delay of surgical intervention for hip fracture repair for >48 h has been reported to increase perioperative complications and mortality...
  10. ncbi Giant cell tumors in the patellar tendon area
    Ofir Chechik
    Department of Orthopedics, Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Knee Surg 23:115-9. 2010
    ..Orthopedic surgeons must be aware of this entity to prevent unnecessary adjuvant therapy or recurrent excision...
  11. doi Arthroscopic rotator interval closure in shoulder instability repair: a retrospective study
    Ofir Chechik
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery B, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 19:1056-62. 2010
    ..Rotator interval laxity is associated with shoulder instability, whereas rotator interval closure increases humeral head stability and reduces shoulder range of motion...
  12. ncbi Management of clinically suspected scaphoid fractures: a survey of current practice in Israel
    Ofir Chechik
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery B, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 11:225-8. 2009
    ..Currently there is no consensus in the literature as to how a clinically suspected SF should be diagnosed, immobilized and treated...
  13. doi Bilateral chondrolysis of the hip following liver transplantation
    Ofir Chechik
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery B, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, 6 Weizman Street, Tel Aviv 64239, Israel
    Skeletal Radiol 38:297-300. 2009
    ..Severe osteoarthritis was demonstrated on physical examination, serial radiographs and magnetic resonance imaging. Only four cases of chondrolysis in solid organ recipients have been described in the literature...
  14. doi Incidence and severity of infections after closed reduction and external fixation of proximal humeral fractures
    Lior Shabtai
    The Shoulder Unit, Division of Orthopedic Surgery, Tel Aviv Medical Center, Tel Aviv University Sacker Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Orthop Trauma 27:e81-6. 2013
    ..This study aimed to evaluate the incidence and severity of pin tract infections in a series of patients treated by Closed reduction external fixation (CREF) for proximal humeral fractures...
  15. doi The correlation between radiographic knee OA and clinical symptoms--do we know everything?
    Amir Herman
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Clin Rheumatol 34:1955-60. 2015
    ..The gender differences suggest that for similar knee OA x-ray grade, women's clinical scores are lower...
  16. doi Carbon fiber reinforced PEEK Optima--a composite material biomechanical properties and wear/debris characteristics of CF-PEEK composites for orthopedic trauma implants
    Ely L Steinberg
    Orthopaedic Division, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, 6 Weizmann Street, Tel Aviv 64239, Israel
    J Mech Behav Biomed Mater 17:221-8. 2013
    ..The advantageous properties of carbon fiber reinforced polyetheretherketone (CF-PEEK) composites for use as orthopedic implants include similar modulus to bone and ability to withstand prolonged fatigue strain...
  17. doi Biomechanical evaluation of two arthroscopic techniques for biceps tenodesis: triple loop suture versus simple suture
    Roy Gigi
    Shoulder Unit, Orthopaedic Surgery Division, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center and the Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 26:165-169. 2017
    ..This study evaluated the initial fixation strength of the biceps tenodesis triple loop suture (TLS) technique and compared it with that of the simple suture technique (SST)...
  18. ncbi [Hip arthroscopy: differential diagnosis of pain around the hip joint]
    Eyal Amar
    Minimally Invasive Surgery Unit, Orthopedic Division, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Harefuah 152:49-53, 57. 2013
    ..Ongoing, comprehensive understanding of the correlation between pathologies and clinical presentation will improve the surgical technique, which in turn may become a joint preserving operation...
  19. doi The effects of 'old' red blood cell transfusion on mortality and morbidity in elderly patients with hip fractures--a retrospective study
    Assaf Kadar
    Department of Orthopedics, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Injury 44:747-50. 2013
    ..Elderly patients admitted with hip fractures often receive allogenic blood transfusion (ABT) in the perioperative period. We examined the effect of the shelf life of the ABT on mortality and morbidity...
  20. pmc Predicting the need for blood transfusion in patients with hip fractures
    Assaf Kadar
    Department of Orthopedics, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, affiliated with Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, 6 Weizmann Street, Tel Aviv, 64239, Israel
    Int Orthop 37:693-700. 2013
    ..Our study aim is to create an algorithm to predict and manage the need for blood transfusion in patients with hip fractures...
  21. doi Gait metric profile of 157 patients suffering from anterior knee pain. A controlled study
    Tal Assa
    Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Knee 20:40-4. 2013
    ..Furthermore, the study aimed to examine the relationship between self-reported disease severity and the magnitude of gait abnormalities...
  22. doi Statins enhance rotator cuff healing by stimulating the COX2/PGE2/EP4 pathway: an in vivo and in vitro study
    Oleg Dolkart
    Shoulder Unit, Orthopedic Surgery Division, Tel Aviv Medical Center and the Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel Bone Research Laboratory, Department of Anatomy and Anthropology, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Am J Sports Med 42:2869-76. 2014
    ..Cyclooxygenase (COX2) selective inhibitors that are commonly prescribed in orthopaedic patients may effect healing. Evidence indicates that statins stimulate COX2 activity...
  23. doi Sequelae of underdiagnosed foot compartment syndrome after calcaneal fractures
    Ron Rosenthal
    Graduate School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Foot Ankle Surg 52:158-61. 2013
    ..Early detection and treatment might result in fewer late disabling sequelae of this injury...
  24. doi Superior outcome of strut allograft-augmented plate fixation for the treatment of periprosthetic fractures around a stable femoral stem
    Morsi Khashan
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel Electronic address
    Injury 44:1556-60. 2013
    ..We also considered that the addition of a strut allograft would contribute to fracture healing by means of osteoconduction...
  25. doi Milch versus Stimson technique for nonsedated reduction of anterior shoulder dislocation: a prospective randomized trial and analysis of factors affecting success
    Eyal Amar
    Department of Orthopedics, Tel Aviv Medical Center, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 21:1443-9. 2012
    ..We compared the efficacy, safety, pain, and duration of the reduction between the Milch technique and the Stimson technique in treating dislocations. We also identified factors that affected success rate...
  26. doi Limb position significantly affects safety distance during cast removal
    Yasmin Abu-Ghanem
    Yasmin Abu Ghanem, MD, M Med Sc, Division of Orthopaedics, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel Nora Abu Ghanem, M Med Sc, Division of Orthopaedics, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel Asaf Albagly, MD, Division of Orthopaedics, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel Gil Eyal, MD, Department of Orthopaedics, Beilinson Campus, Rabin Medical Center, Petah Tiqva, Israel Ely L Steinberg, MD, Division of Orthopaedics, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel Ofir Chechik, MD, Division of Orthopaedics, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Orthop Nurs 34:110-2. 2015
    ..Another factor associated with the risk of injury is the "safety distance," the distance between the inner perimeter of the cast and the patient's skin...
  27. doi A single dose of platelet-rich plasma improves the organization and strength of a surgically repaired rotator cuff tendon in rats
    Oleg Dolkart
    Shoulder Unit, Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, 6 Weizman Street, 64239, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 134:1271-7. 2014
    ..This study aimed at investigating the effects of local autologous PRP injection on repaired rotator cuff (RC) tendon repair in rats...
  28. doi The effects of direct factor Xa inhibitor (Rivaroxaban) on the human osteoblastic cell line SaOS2
    Roy Gigi
    Division of Orthopedic Surgery, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Connect Tissue Res 53:446-50. 2012
    ..These findings might indicate that rivaroxaban inhibits the first stage of bone formation but does not affect later stages (i.e., bone mineralization)...
  29. doi Early operative intervention is associated with better patient survival in patients with intracapsular femur fractures but not extracapsular fractures
    Ely L Steinberg
    Orthopaedic Division, Tel Aviv Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Arthroplasty 29:1072-5. 2014
    ..Males had a higher HR for mortality in both diagnostic groups. Early surgical intervention is beneficial for intra-capsular femoral fractures; male gender and a high ASA score are associated with an increased mortality hazard risk...
  30. doi Transient sternoclavicular joint arthropathy, a self-limited disease
    Amir Sternheim
    Orthopedics Division, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 23:548-52. 2014
    ..We identified a group of patients with monarticular arthritis of the SCJ that had a benign process and a self-limited disease course...
  31. doi Successful conservative treatment for neglected rotatory atlantoaxial dislocation
    Ofir Chechik
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Dana Children s Hospital, Tel Aviv Medical Center, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Pediatr Orthop 33:389-92. 2013
    ..Rotatory atlantoaxial subluxation (RAS) is a rare condition that is often misdiagnosed and therefore incorrectly managed. We describe our experience and propose an algorithm for treating neglected RAS nonoperatively...
  32. doi The anterior aspect is the safest area to split a leg cast in the supine position: a study protocol
    Yasmin Abu-Ghanem
    Yasmin Abu Ghanem, MD, M Med Sc, Division of Orthopaedics, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel Ely L Steinberg, MD, Division of Orthopaedics, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel Eran Maman, MD, Division of Orthopaedics, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel Michael Drexler, MD, Division of Orthopaedics, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel Ofir Chechik, MD, Division of Orthopaedics, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Orthop Nurs 32:316-9. 2013
    ..Another factor potentially associated with the risk of injury is the distance between the inner perimeter of the cast and the patient's skin (safety distance)...
  33. doi Pediatric nonaccidental injury: are orthopedic surgeons vigilant enough?
    Shay Tenenbaum
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, The Edmond and Lilly Safra Children s Hospital, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    J Pediatr Orthop 33:145-51. 2013
    ..It includes recognition, treatment, and appropriate report of suspected child abuse. The purpose of this study is to examine the attitude and knowledge of orthopedic surgeons treating suspected nonaccidental injuries...
  34. doi Timing matters: NSAIDs interfere with the late proliferation stage of a repaired rotator cuff tendon healing in rats
    Ofir Chechik
    Shoulder Unit, Division of Orthopedic Surgery, Tel Aviv Medical Center, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 134:515-20. 2014
    ..We investigated the effect of meloxicam (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug) on the healing of RC tendons when given immediately after surgical repair...
  35. doi Protrusion of an artificial femoral head: a rare complication of chronic dislocation of the prosthetic hip
    Assaf Kadar
    Department of Orthopedics, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, affiliated with Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Israel
    J Arthroplasty 28:374.e17-9. 2013
    ..Chronic dislocation is rarely reported, yet it may cause severe complications in debilitated and demented patients. Special attention should be warranted to these patients as they might benefit from earlier surgical treatment...
  36. doi Expandable proximal femoral nails versus 95° dynamic condylar screw-plates for the treatment of reverse oblique intertrochanteric fractures
    Jacov Elis
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Injury 43:1313-7. 2012
    ..04). Based on our results and experience, we propose that the EPFN is at least as good as the DCS for treating reverse oblique fractures of the femur...
  37. doi Anxiolytic medication as an adjunct to morphine analgesia for acute low back pain management in the emergency department: a prospective randomized trial
    Eyal Behrbalk
    Orthopedics Division, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel The Spine Unit, Queen s Medical Centre, Nottingham, United Kingdom and Department of Emergency Medicine, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 39:17-22. 2014
    ..Prospective, single-blinded, and randomized clinical trial...