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יום שני, 13 אפריל, 2015
07:00-08:15   Cardiovascular Surgery
CVS Workshops
08:30-10:30   Joint Session: L'Association Franco-Israelienne de Cardiology (AFICARDIO) & Israel Heart Society: Perspectives in Aortic Valve Diseases Chairs: Claude Vaislic, France, Chaim Lotan, Israel
Hall A

Joint Session: L'Association Franco-Israelienne de Cardiology (AFICARDIO)- Israel Heart Society


Natural History of Aortic Stenosis                                                                                                                                  David Messika-Zeitoun, Paris, France. 

Debate: Paravalvular Leak after TAVI - Any Degree of PVL is Significant and Should be Avoided                                     Christophe Caussin, Le Plessis Robinson, France.

Debate: Paravalvular Leak after TAVI - Only Severe PVL is Significant                                                                               Haim Danenberg, Israel

The Challenge of Paradoxical Low-Flow Low-Gradient Severe Aortic Stenosis                                                                        Yan Topilsky, Isarel

Discussion       

08:30-10:30   Coronary Interventions Chairs: Moris Mosseri, Uri Rosenschein, Israel
Hall B
08:30Prognosis of Patients with STEMI and Multi-vessel Disease Treated with PCI of the Culprit Artery Without Significant Residual Ischemia on Non-invasive Stress Testing
Adaya Weissler-Snir1,2, Chen Gurevitch2, Gabi Grinberg1,2, Abid Assali1,2, Hanah Vaknin Assa1,2, Tamir Bental1,2, Adi Lador1,2, Hagai Yavin1,2, Leor Perl1,2, Ran Kornowski1,2, Eli Lev1,2
1 Cardiology, Rabin Medical Center, Israel
2 Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University
08:40

The CHA2DS2VASC Score: a Good and Simple Tool to Predict Adverse Outcomes – Analysis of 11472 Consecutive PCI Patients

Tamir Bental1,2, Abid Assali1,2, Eli Lev1,2, Gabriel Greenberg1,2, Hana Vaknin-Assa1,2, Ran Kornowski1,2
1 Cardiology Department, Rabin Medical Center (Beilinson and Golda/Hasharon hospitals), Petach Tikva, Israel
2 "Sackler" Faculty of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv, Israel
08:50

Effects of Prasugrel Pre-Treatment  on Angiographic Myocardial Perfusion Parameters in Patients with STEMI Undergoing Primary PCI

Leor Perl, Liat Sasson, Adaya Weissler-Snir, Gabriel Greenberg, Hana Vaknin-Assa, Ran Kornowski, Abid Assali, Eli Lev
Cardiology, Rabin Medical Center, Petach Tikwa, Israel
09:00

The Effect of Coronary Artery Disease Severity and Revascularization Completeness on Two Years Clinical Outcomes In Patients Undergoing Transcatether Aortic Valve Implantation

Guy Witberg1, Emmanuel Harari2, Pablo Codner1, Katia Orvin, Ifat Lavi1, Abid Assali1, Hana Vaknin-Assa1, Ran Kornowski1
1 Department of Cardiology, Rabin Medical Center, Petach Tikva, Israel
2 Department of Medicine "E", Rabin Medical Center, Petach Tikva
09:10

Total Ischemic Time and Clinical Outcomes of Patients with STEMI Treated by PPCI

 

Lubovich Alla1, Evgeny Radzishevsky1, Nemer Samnia1, Ilan Goldenberg2, Uri Rosenschein1
1 Cardiology, Bnai Zion Medical Center, Israel
2 Cardiology, Sheba Medical Center, Israel
09:20

Impact of Coronary Artery Calcification in STEMI Patients Undergoing Primary PCI

Gabriel Greenberg, Ran Kornowski, Hana Vaknin Assa, Tamir Bental, Eeldad Rechavia, Eli Lev, Abid Assali
Cardiology, Rabin Medical Center, Petach-Tikva, Israel
09:30

Drug Eluting Stenting of Bifurcation Lesions: A Large Cohort

Abid Assali, Hana Vaknin-Assa, Gabi Greenberg, Tamir Bental, Eli Lev, Ran Kornowski
Cardiology, Rabin Medical Center, Petach-Tikva, Israel
09:40

Thrombus Aspiration during STEMI: A Propensity Analysis in a Large Real World Cohort

Abid Assali, Hana Vaknin-Assa, Eli Lev, Gabi Greenberg, Eldad Rechavia, Tamir Bental, Ran Kornowski
Cardiology, Rabin Medical Center, Petach-Tikva, Israel
09:50

The WIRION Embolic Protection Device during Saphenous Vein Graft (SVG) Intervention – First in Man Report

Omer Sadeh1, Arik Finkelstein2, Amir Halkin2, Alla Lubovitz3, Vardit Segal4, Uri Rosenschein
1 Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
2 Department of Cardiology, Tel-Aviv Medical Center, Affiliated to Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
3 Department of Cardiology, Bnai-Zion Medical Center, Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
4 Department of Biomedical Engineering, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
10:00

PCI In Patients With Prior CABG: Longitudinal Trends Over 22-years

Giora Weisz, Shuli Zilberman, Yaron Almagor, Jonathan Balkin, Adi Butnaru, Rivka Farkash, Dan Fink, Zahi Khouri, Marc klutstein, Aharon Medina, David Meerkin, Ofer Merin, Mady Moriel, David Rosenmann, Dan Tzivoni, Daniel Bitran
Cardiology, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
10:10

Long Term Clinical Experiences using the MGuard Stent

Hana Vaknin Assa1,2, Abid Assali1,2, Eli Lev1,2, Gabi Greenberg1,2, Ran Kornowski1,2, Amos Levi3
1 Interventional Cardiology, Rabin Medical Center, Petach Tikva, Israel
2 The "Sackler" faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
3 Department of Cardiology, Rabin Medical Center, Petach Tikva, Tel Aviv University, The Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories, Israel
10:20

Maximal Sterile Barrier Precautions in the Cath Lab; is it Really Necessary to Use Head Coverings and Face Masks?

Fabio Kuzniec1, Avi Peretz2, Diab Ganem1, Daoud Latif1, Nabeeh Salman1, Dahud Qarawani1, Roman Nevzorov1, Offer Amir1
1 Cardiology, Baruch Padeh Medical Center, Bar Ilan University, Poriya, Israel
2 Microbiology, Baruch Padeh Medical Center, Bar Ilan University, Poriya, Israel
08:30-10:30   Clinical Electrophysiology Chairs: Amos Katz, Amos Levi, Israel
Hall C
08:30

T-Wave Morphology Changes in Response to Quick Standing: Diagnostic Value in Long QT Syndrome

Ehud Chorin1, Ofer Havakuk1, Arie Steinvil1, Arnon Adler1, Uri Rozovski1, Christian Van Der Werf2, Pieter G. Postema2, Raphael Rosso1, Arthur A.M. Wilde2, Sami Viskin1
1 Cardiology, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center and Sackler School of Medicine, Israel
2 Cardiology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, Netherlands
08:45

Phenotype Variability Associated with Andersen Tawil Syndrome

Eyal Nof1, Ronit Cherki1, Elena Burashnikov2, Gabriel Caceres2, Roy Beinart1, Michael Eldar1, Charles Antzelevitch2, Michael Glikson1
1 Davidai Arrhythmia Center, Leviev Heart Institute, Sheba Medical Center, Ramat Gan, Israel
2 Experimental Cardiology, Masonic Medical Research Laboratory, Utica, New York, USA
09:00

Quinidine for the Treatment of Electrical Storm Complicating Advanced Left Ventricular Dysfunction: A Single-Center Experience

Abed Samara, Zaza Iakobishvili, Gregory Golovchiner, Boris Strasberg, David Hasdai
Cardiology, Rabin Medical Center, Petah Tikva, Israel
09:15

A Prospective National Study of the Prevalence, Incidence, Management and Outcome of a Large Contemporary Cohort of Patients with Incident Non-Valvular Atrial Fibrillation

Moti Haim1,2, Moshe Hoshen2, Orna Reges2, Yardena Rabi2, Ran Balicer2, Morton Leibowitz2
1 Cardiology, Soroka Medical Center, Israel
2 Clalit Health Care Research Institute, Arch, Tel Aviv, Israel
09:30

Spontaneous Type 1 Brugada Pattern only in the High Leads, as in the Standard Leads, is a Risk Factor for Total and Severe Cardiac Events

Miry Blich1, Danna Spears2, Nicola Monteforte3, Raffaella Bloise3, Mirella Memmi3, Monther Boulos1, Carlo Napolitano3, Silvia Priori3
1 Cardiology, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel
2 Cardiology, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, Canada
3 Molecular Cardiology, IRCCS Salvatore Maugeri Foundation, Pavia, Italy
09:45Are there Gender-related Differences in Management, and Outcome of Patients with Atrial Fibrillation? A prospective Nnational Study
Yoav Arnson1,2,3, Moshe Hoshen2, Orna Reges2, Ran Balicer2, Morton Leibowitz2, Moti Haim1,2,3
1 Cardiology, Meir Medical Center, Kfar Sava, Israel
2 Research Institute, Clalit Health Services, Tel Aviv, Israel
3 Tel Aviv University, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv, Israel
10:00Presentation, Treatment, and Outcome of Patients with Atrial Fibrillation and Chronic Kidney Disease. A Prospective National Study
Yoav Arnson1,5, Hagai Weinberg2,5, Moshe Hoshen3, Orna Reges3, Ran Balicer3, Morton Leibowitz3, Moti Haim1,4,5
1 Cardiology Department, Meir Medical Center, Kfar Sava, Israel
2 Internal medicine "B", Meir Medical Center, Kfar Sava, Israel
3 Clalit Health Services Research Institute (CHRI), Clalit Health Services, Tel Aviv, Israel
4 Cardiology Department, Soroka University Medical Center, Beer Sheva, Israel
5 Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
10:15Long Term Prognosis of Primary Ventricular Fibrillation in ST-elevation Myocardial Infarction Patients Undergoing Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
Guy Topaz2, Arie Steinvil1, Yacov Shacham1, Sami Viskin1
1 Cardiology Department, Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
2 Internal Medicine D, Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
08:30-10:45   Insights in Pediatric Cardiology Chairs: Azaria Rein, Joseph Danieli, Israel
Hall D
08:30

Strong Familial Association with Congenital Heart Defects in the Negev Area of Israel

Renana Robinson1, Moshe Stavsky1,2, Maayan Yitshak Sade1,2, Viktoria Ioffe1,3, Eli Zalstein1,3, Hanah Krimko1,3, Victor Novack1,2, Aviva Levitas1,3
1 Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
2 Soroka Clinical Research Center, Soroka University Medical Center, Israel
3 Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Soroka University Medical Center, Israel
08:45

Three-Dimensional Rotational Angiography in the Assessmentof Vascular and Airway Compression in Children after a Cavopulmonary Anastomosis

Sharon Borik, Sabina Volodina, Rajiv Chaturvedi, Kyong Jin Lee, Lee N Benson
Pediatrics, Labatt Family Heart Centre, University of Toronto School of Medicine, Toronto, Canada
09:00

Virtual Post Mortem in Stillbirth and New Born with Congenital Heart Defects -Initial Experience

Yishay Salem1, Reuven Achiron2, Liat Gindes2, Jeffrey Jacobson3, Michal Berkenstet4, Orly Goitein3, David Mishali1, Alain Serraf1, Elio Disegni3,5, Julious Hegesh1, Eli Konen3
1 International Congenital Heart Center, Sheba Medical Center Tel Hashomer, Ramat Gan, Israel
2 Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sheba Medical Center Tel Hashomer, Ramat Gan, Israel
3 Diagnostic Imaging, Sheba Medical Center Tel Hashomer, Ramat Gan, Israel
4 The Danek Gertner Institute of Human Genetics, Sheba Medical Center Tel Hashomer, Israel
5 Heart Institute, Sheba Medical Center Tel Hashomer, Ramat Gan, Israel
09:15

Rehabilitation of the Pulmonary Arteries at Catheterization Laboratory

Joseph Danieli, Ihab Khatib, David Mishali, David Almelech, Yishay Salem, Alain Serraf
Pediatrics, Sheba Medical Center, Israel
09:30

High-Sensitivity Troponin T is a Strong Predictor of Morbidity and Mortality in the Pediatric Emergency Center

Zeev Perles, Zohar Steinberg, Sagui Gavri, Julius Golender, Nurit Yaakobi, Azaria JJT Rein, Amiram Nir
Pediatric Cardiology, Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
09:45

Paracetamol Treatment of Patent Ductus Arteriosus in Preterm Infants

Eias Kassem1, Eriz Nadir2, Selvia Foldi2, Amit Hochberg2, Michael Feldman2
1 Pediatric Cardiology, Hillel Yaffe Medical Center, Hadera, Israel
2 Premature Intensive Care Unit, Hillel Yaffe Medical Center, Hadera, Israel
10:00

A Novel, Simple Method for Reliably Determining and Documenting the Fetal Sidedness and Situs.

Uriel Katz, Yshai Salem, Shai Tajman-Yarden, David Mishali, Alain Serraf, Amir Vardi
The Edmond J. Safra International Congenital Heart Center, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Ramat Gan, Israel
10:15

Epidemiology of Valvular and Nonvalvular Congenital Heart Disease in a Large Teenage Cohort- Interesting Demographic and Medical Relationships

Daniel Fink, Rivka Farkash
cardiology, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
10:30

Stent Implantation in the Pulmonary Arteries in Children Undergoing Staged Palliation. Fifteen Year Experience in the Cardiology Unit of Schneider Children`s Medical Center, Israel

Sharon Brosilow1, Elchanan Bruckheimer1, Tamir Dagan1, Gabriel Amir2, George Frenkel2, Einat Birk1
1 Section of Cardiology, Schneider Chidren's Medical Center, Israel
2 Section of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Schneider Chidren's Medical Center,Sackler School of Medicine at Tel Aviv, Israel
08:30-10:30   Cardiovascular Epidemiology Chairs: Haim Hammerman, Michael Shechter, Israel
Hall E
08:30

Coronary Artery Disease Risk among Obese Metabolically Healthy Young Adults

Gilad Twig1,2, Hertzel G3, Dana Ben-Ami Shor2, Estela Derzne1, Dorit Tzur1, Arnon Afek4, Amir Tirosh5
1 Medical Corps, Israeli Defense Forces, Israel
2 Deaprtment of Medicine B, Sheba Medical Center, Israel
3 Division of Endocrinology & Metabolism, McMaster University & Hamilton Health Sciences, Canada
4 Office of the General Manager, Israel Ministry of Health, Israel
5 Division of Endocrinology & Metabolism, Sheba Medical Center, Israel
08:42

Trends in Adolescents Obesity and the Association between BMI and Blood Pressure – A Cross-Sectional Study in 714,922 Healthy Teenagers

Ehud Chorin1, Ayal Hassidim2, Michael Hartal2, Ofer Havakuk1, Nir Flint1, Tomer Ziv-Baran1, Yaron Arbel1
1 Department of Cardiology, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Israel
2 Israel Defense Forces Medical Corps, Israel Defense Forces Medical Corps, Israel
08:54

Impaired Cerebral Hemodynamics and Frailty in Patients with Pre-existing Atherosclerotic Disease

Miri Lutski1, Uri Goldbourt1, David Tanne1,2
1 Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
2 Stroke Center, Sagol Neuroscience Center, Department of Neurology, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel- Hashomer, Israel
09:06Gender-related Risk for the Development of Cardiovascular Events in Health Middle-aged Adults
Olga Perelshtein Brezinov, Shaye Kivity, Shlomo Segev, Yechezkel Sidi, Ilan Goldenberg, Elad Maor
The Olga and Lev Leviev Heart Center, Sheba Medical Center, Israel
09:18

Cardiovascular Disease Knowledge and Health Behaviors in Ultra-Orthodox Jewish Female Teachers

Elisheva Leiter1, Keren Greenberg1, Milka Donchin1,2, Maha Nubani1, Sara Siemiatycki3, Chaim Lotan1, Donna Zwas1
1 Cardiology Department, Linda Joy Pollin Cardiovascular Wellness Institute for Women, Hadassah University Medical Center, Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
2 Hebrew University, Braun School of Public Health, Jerusalem, Israel
3 Bishvilaych Women's Health Organization, Bishvilaych Women's Health Organization, Israel
09:30

Long Term Mortality in Hospital Survivors of Acute Myocardial Infarction: Comparison with Matched General Population

Ygal Plakht1, Harel Gilutz2, Arthur Shiyovich3
1 Unit of Nursing Research, Soroka University Medical Center, faculty of Health Sciences, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
2 Cardiology, Soroka University Medical Center, faculty of Health Sciences, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
3 Medicine E, Beilinson Hospital, Rabin Medical Center, Petach Tikva, Israel
09:42Estimated Glomerular Filtration Rate Within the Normal or Mildly Impaired Range and Incident, Newly Diagnosed, Non-valvular Atrial Fibrillation in the General Population
Zaza Iakobishvili1, Alon Eisen1, Moti Haim1, Ran Balicer2, Orna Reges2, Yardena Rabi2, Morton Leibowitz2, Moshe Hoshen2, David Hasdai1
1 Cardiology, Rabin Medical Center, Petah Tikva, Israel
2 Health Research Institute, Clalit Health Services, Tel Aviv, Israel
09:54Differences in Long-term Post-acute Myocardial Infarction (ami) Mortality Among Israeli Jews
Rachel Shvartsur1, Ygal Plakht1,2, Abed N Azab1,3, Harel Gilutz1,3
1 Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel
2 Unit of Nursing Research, Soroka University Medical Center, Beer-Sheva, Israel
3 Department of Cardiology, Soroka University Medical Center, Beer-Sheva, Israel
10:06

Body Height and Cognitive Decline in Patients with Pre-existing Atherosclerotic Disease

Uri Goldbourt1, Miri Lutski1, David Tanne1,2
1 Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health, Sackler Faculty of Medicine,Tel Aviv University, Israel
2 Department of Neurology, the Chaim Sheba medical center, Tel- Hashomer, Israel
10:18

The Impact of Routine HbA1c Screening on the Prevalence of Diabetes Mellitus and Outcomes in Patients Undergoing Percutaneous Coronary Intervention

Muhammad Abu Tailakh1,2, Michal Friger1, Doron Zahger1,3, Efrat Mazor3, Aviel Sidi4, Victor Novack1,2,4
1 Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
2 Clinical Research Center, Soroka University Medical Center, Israel
3 Cardiology, Soroka University Medical Center, Israel
4 Division of Medicine, Soroka University Medical Center, Israel
08:30-10:30   Insights in Heart Failure Chairs: Offer Amir, Avraham Shotan, Israel
Hall F
08:30

Cardiovascular Reserve Index (CVRI) - from a Hypothesis to a Measurable Index: Can CVRI Assess Severity of Hemodynamic Compromise?

Uri Gabbay1,2, Ben-Zion Bobrovsky3, Michael J. Segel1,4, Ronen Durst5, Issahar Ben-Dov1,4
1 Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
2 Quality Unit, Rabin Medical Center, Petach Tikva, Israel
3 School of Electrical Engineering - Systems, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
4 Lung Institute, Sheba Medical Center, Ramat Gan, Israel
5 Cardiology, Hadassah Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
08:45

Parametric Electrical Impedance (pEI): A Novel Method that Accurately Identifies Early Hemodynamic Changes, Prior to Development of Pulmonary Congestion

Andre Keren1,2, Shay Faitelzon2, Shimon Abboud3, Lisa Deutsch2, Israel Gotsman1, Gerasimos Filippatos4, Philip Adamson5
1 Hadassah-Hebrew University Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel
2 CardioLogic Innovations, Neve Ilan, Israel
3 Department of Biomedical Engineering, Tel Aviv University, Israel
4 Athens University Hospital, Attikon, Athens, Greece
5 Oklahoma Heart Hospital; and the Oklahoma Foundation for Cardiovascular Research, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA
09:00

Mortality Associated with Heart Failure after Myocardial Infarction: A Contemporary Community Perspective

Yariv Gerber1, Susan Weston2, Maurice Enriquez-Sarano2, Cecilia Berardi2, Alanna Chamberlain2, Sheila Manemann2, Ruoxiang Jiang2, Shannon Dunlay2, Véronique Roger2
1 Epidemiology, Tel Aviv University, Israel
2 Health Sciences Research, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota, USA
09:15

Association Between  Serum Levels of IgG4 and Dilated Cardiomyopathy

Igor Volodarsky1, Anamaria Anton1, Irena Fugenfirov1, Eran Neumark2, Stephen Malnick1, Yair Levy2, Jacob George1, Sorel Goland1
1 Heart Institute, Kaplan Medical Center, Affiliated to the Hebrew University and Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem, Rehovot, Israel
2 Department of Internal Medicine E, Meir Hospital, Kfar Saba, Israel
09:30

Determinants of Effort Intolerance in Patients with Heart Failure: Combined Echo and Cardio-Pulmonary Stress Protocol

Jason Shimiaie1, Galit Aviram2, Yan Topilsky1
1 Cardiology, Tel Aviv Medical Center, Tel Aviv, N/A, Israel
2 Radiology, Tel Aviv Medical Center, Tel Aviv, N/A, Israel
09:45Predictors of Long-term Mortality in Patients Hospitalized with a Primary vs. Secondary Diagnosis of Acute Heart Failure
Aharon Erez1, Robert Klempfner1, Ilan Goldenberg1, Avishay Alice2
1 Heart Institute, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Israel
2 Internal Medicine C, Rabin Medical Center
10:00

Impact of Intermittent Intravenous Inotropes in an Outpatient Setting on Quality of Life and Mortality in Patients with Advanced Chronic Heart Failure

Fernando Chernomordik1, Dov Freimark1, Michael Arad1, Shlomi Matetzky1, Amir Peled2, Ilan Goldenberg1, Michael Shechter1, Yael Peled1
1 Leviev Heart Center, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
2 Clalit Health Services, Lod, Central District, Israel
10:15

Patients with Heart Failure and Preserved Systolic Function; What is the Cause For Their Symptoms?

Shemy Carasso1,2, Yevgeni Hazanov1, Yussra Halahla1, Nabih Salman1, Diab Ghanem1, Offer Amir1,2
1 Cardiology, B Padeh Medical Center, Tiberias, Israel
2 Galilee Faculty of Medicine, Bar-Ilan University, Zfat, Israel
08:30-10:30   ACS - Issues in Acute Management Chairs: Shaul Atar, Shlomi Matetzky, Israel
Hall G
08:30

Pre-Hospital Management of Acute Coronary Syndrome in Israel (ACSIS 2013)

Zaza Iakobishvili1, Shlomi Matetzky2, Avi Sabbag2, Amit Segev2, Shaul Atar3, Doron Zahger4, Ronny Alcalay5, Ilan Goldenberg2, Nir Shlomo2, David Hasdai1
1 Cardiology, Rabin Medical Center, Israel
2 Cardiology, Sheba Medical Center, Israel
3 Cardiology, Western Galilee Hospital, Israel
4 Cardiology, Soroka Medical Center, Israel
5 Cardiology, Hadasa Medical Center, Mt Scopus, Israel
08:42

Intervention Program to Reduce Time from Hospital Admission to Treatment in Patients with Acute ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction

Basheer Karkabi1, David Halon1, Johnny Shahla1, Sharon Alroy-Preis2, Ronen Jaffe1, Ronen Rubinshtein1, Avinoam Shiran1, Amnon Merdler1, Nader Khader1, Jacob Goldstein1, Rafael Wolf1, Chen Shapira3, Moshe Flugelman1
1 Cardiology, Carmel Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
2 Quality Assurance Unit, Carmel Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
3 Institute Directory, Carmel Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
08:54Non-invasively and Invasively Managed Patients, With or Without Revascularization: Presentation, Management Outcome and Temporal Trends in Non-ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction: Results from the ACSIS Survey
Alex Blatt1,3, Avi Mizrahi1,3, Eran Kalmanovich1,3, Svetlana Brener1,3, Meital Shlezinger2,3, Zvi Vered1,3, Hanoch Hod2,3, Ilan Goldenberg2,3, Gabby Elbaz-Greener
1 Cardiology, Assaf Harofeh Medical Center, Zerifin, Israel
2 Chaim Sheba Medical Center, The Heart Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
3 Tel Aviv University, The Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv, Israel
09:06

Gender Differences Affecting Outcome in Young Patients (<55y) with AcuteCoronary Syndromes

Avi Sabbag1, Shlomi Matetzky1, Zaza Iakobishvili2, Avital Porter2, Mady Moriel3, Ilan Goldenberg1, Amit Segev1, Shmuel Gottlieb
1 Cardiology, Chaim Sheba medical center, Tel Hashomer, ramat gan, Please Select, Israel
2 Cardiology, Rabin Medical Center, Petach-Tikva, Israel
3 Cardiology, Shaare-Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
09:18

Atrial Fibrillation in ACS: Characteristics, Prognosis and Management-  Are the Patients Receiving the Optimal Treatment?  

 

Gabby Elbez-Greener1, Eran Kalmanovich1, Svetlana Brener1, zvi vered1, Meital Shlezinger2, Hanoch Hod2, Ilan Goldenberg2, Alex Blatt1
1 Cardiology Departament, Assaf Harofeh, Israel
2 Heart center, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Israel
09:30

New Onset Versus Known Atrial Fibrillation and Mortality in STEMI

Lior Yankelson, Guy Topaz, Yacov Shacham, Liron Gershovitz, Arie Steinvil, Arie Roth, Gad Keren, Aric Finkelstain, Shmuel Banai, Yaron Arbel
Cardiology, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Israel
09:42

Contemporary Real World Use of Novel P2Y12 Inhibitors in Patients with an Acute Coronary Syndrome The Treatment Paradox

Roy Beigel1, Zaza Iakobishvili3, Nir Shlomo2, Amit Segev1, Guy Wintrob3, Doron Zahger4, Shaul Atar5, Ronnie Alcalai6, Shmuel Gottlieb7, Elad Asher1, Ilan Goldenberg1,2, Shlomi Matetzky1,2
1 The Heart Institute, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
2 Tel Aviv University, Neufeld Cardiac Research Institute, Tel Aviv, Israel
3 The Heart Institute, Rabin Medical Center, Petah Tikva, Israel
4 Intensive Cardiac Care Unit, Soroka Medical center, Beer Sheva, Israel
5 The Heart Institute, Western Galilee Hospital, Nahariya, Israel
6 Cardiology, Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
7 Cardiology, Bikur Cholim Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel
09:54

Incidence and Clinical Features of Early Stent Thrombosis in the Era of New P2Y12 Inhibitors (PLATIS-2)                                                                     

Elad Asher, Arsalan Abu-Much, Paul Fefer, Ehud Regev, Qasem Odeh, Arwa Younis, Eyas Massalha, Roy Beigel, Shlomi Matetzky
Leviev Heart Center, Sheba Medical Center, Ramat Gan, Israel
10:06

Trends in Management, Morbidity and Mortality of Patients with Cardiogenic Shock in the Last Decade in Israel

Eran Kalmanovich1, Alex Blatt1, Svetlana Brener1, Meital Shlezinger2, Zvi Vered1, Hanoch Hod2, Ilan Goldenberg2, Gabby Elbaz-Greener1
1 Department of Cardiology, Asaf Harofe Medical Center, Zerifin, Israel
2 The Heart Center, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
10:18

Trend in Mortality Rates from Acute Coronary Syndrome in Octogenarian Patients in Israel during the Period 2000-2006 Compared to 2008-2013

Michael Shechter, Ilan Goldenberg, Shlomi Matetzky, On Behalf of the ACSIS Investigators
Leviev Heart Center, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer and the Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University, Israel
08:30-10:30   Ami Cohen Award Competition Chairs: Gideon Sahar, Oz Shapira, Dani Bitran, Israel
Hall H
08:30

In Memory of Dr. Michael Davidson                                                                                                                                    Sari Aranki, Boston, MA, USA

08:35

Is Bilateral Internal Thoracic Artery Grafting Appropriate for Emergency Patients?

Avner Nevo1, Rephael Mohr1, Amir Ganiel1, Amir Kramer1, Benjamin Medalion2, Yosef Paz1, Nachum Nesher1, Dmitry Pevni1, Yanai Ben-Gal1
1 Dept. of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
2 Dept. of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Rabin Medical Center, Petah Tikva, Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
08:47Frailty Index as an Adjunctive Tool for Surgical Risk Assessment and Hospitalization Duration in Open Heart Surgery Patients
Yaron Barac1, Efrat Kurtzwald-Josefson1, Robert Klempfner3, Nir Shlomo3, Victor Rubchevsky1, Inbal Grossman1, Irit Glik1, Einat Kodesh2, Batya Engel–Yeger2, Sharony Ram, Eitan Snir, Dan Aravot1, Philip Biderman
1 The Cardiothoracic Department, Rabin Medical Center, Petach-Tikva, Israel
2 The Therapy Department, Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Sciences, Haifa University, Haifa, Israel
3 The Rehabilitation Department, Sheba Medical Center, Ramat-Gan, Israel
08:59

TAVI vs. AVR: Is the Patient’s Cognitive State Affected by the Number of Emboli as Detected by Transcranial Doppler Ultrasound?

Tom Friedman1, Ziv Beckerman1, Nir Rony-Reuven1, Avishai Ziser2, Arthur Kerner3, Gil Bolotin1
1 Department of Cardiac Surgery, Rambam Health Care Campus and Faculty of Medicine, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
2 Anesthesia, Rambam Health Care Campus Technion, Haifa, Israel
3 Cardiology, Rambam Health Care Campus Technion, Haifa, Israel
09:11Arterial Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting  is Associated with Improved Long-term Survival in Elderly Patients
Nadav Teich, Shimrit Eliyahu2, Benjamin Medalion1, Rephael Mohr2, zvi Raviv2, Amit Kramer2, Nachum Neshler2, Yanai Ben Gal2, Yosef Paz2, Dimitry Pevni2
1 Cardiac Surgery, Rabin Medical Center, Petach-Tikva, Israel
2 Cardiac Surgery, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center and Sackler School of Medicine, Israel
09:26

Comparison Of Mid-term Outcome between Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement (SAVR) With Stent-less Bio-prosthesis and Trans-cutaneous Aortic Valve replacement-(TAVR)

Comparison Of Mid-term Outcome between Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement (SAVR) With Stent-less Bio-prosthesis and Trans-cutaneous Aortic Valve Replacement-(TAVR)


Amit Gordon2, Dimitry Pevni, Rephael Mohr, Yanai Ben Gal, Arie Steinvil1, Ariel Finkelstein, Amir Kramer
1 cardiology, Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
2 Department of Cardiac Surgery, Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
09:37

Calcified Unclampable Aorta Cases                                                                                                                                   Sari Aranki, Boston, MA, USA

09:52

Novel Emboli Protection System During Cardiac Surgery: A Multi-Center, Randomized, Clinical Trial

Gil Bolotin1, Christoph Hans Huber2, Liran Shani1, Friedrich Wilhelm Mohr3, Thierry P. Carrel2, Michael Andrew Borger3, Volkmar Falk4, David Taggart5, Rony-Reuven Nir1, Lars Englberger2, Joerg Seeburger3, Etem Caliskan4, Christoph Thomas Starck4
1 Department of Cardiac Surgery, Rambam Health Care Campus, and Faculty of Medicine, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
2 University Clinic for Cardiovascular Surgery, Inselspital, Bern, Swaziland
3 Heart Center Leipzig, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
4 University Hospital, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Swaziland
5 University of Oxford, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
10:04

Innovative Surgical Sternal Closure Technique for Deep Sternal Wound Infection Post Open Heart Surgery

Erez Kachel1, leonid Sternik1, Eyal Ran Nachum1, Ido Ferstenfeld1, Yaron Moshkovits2, Ehud Raanani1
1 Cardiac Surgery, Sheba Medical Center, Israel
2 Cardiac Surgery, Assuta Medical Center, Israel
10:16

Should We Perform More Surgical Pulmonary Embolectomies?

Ziv Beckerman, Oved Cohen, Victor Kerzman, Zvi Adler, Zvi Peled, Gil Bolotin
Department of Cardiac Surgery, Rambam Health Care Campus and Faculty of Medicine, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
10:30-11:00   Coffee Break, Exhibition & E-Posters visits
Exhibition
11:00-12:30   Plenary Session - Opening Ceremony
ABC


Chairs: Yoseph Rozenman, Amit Segev, Israel Heart Society
Gil Bolotin, Erez Kachel, Israel Society of Cardiothoracic Surgery

Opening Introduction:
Yoseph Rozenman - Israel Heart Society
Gil Bolotin - Israel Society of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery
Fausto J. Pinto - European Society of Cardiology
Kim A. Williams - American College of Cardiology
Elliott M. Antman - American Heart Association
Recognition of the Industry Round Table of the Israel Heart Society
Awarding of New Honorary Member of the Israel Heart Society- Gad Keren
Educational Special Award - Bradley Strauss
Fellowship Awards of the Israel Heart Society
Henry Neufeld Awards

Neufeld Memorial Lecture: Cardiovascular Imaging for Risk Stratification in Sudden Cardiac Death
Jeroen J. Bax
Leiden, the Netherlands


Neufeld Memorial Lecture Cardiovascular Imaging for Risk Stratification in Sudden Cardiac Death                                      Jeroen J. Bax, Leiden, the Netherlands

12:30-14:30   Lunch Session – Sponsored by Pfizer Practical Controversies in NOACs – 2015 Chair: Eli Lev
Hall D

Atrial Fibrillation in the Eldery - Therapeutic Implications
Dan Atar
Vice-President, European Society of Cardiology
Oslo University Hospital, Ullevål, Norway

Panel Members:
Dan Atar, Michael Glikson, Batia Roth


12:30-14:30   Lunch Session –Sponsored by AstraZeneca DAPT – The Longer the Better? Chair: Ran Kornowski
Hall E

Can we Lower Ischemic Risk by Prolonging Dual Anti Platelet
Therapy?
Doron Zahger
Soroka Medical Center, Beer Sheva, Israel

Panel Members:
Doron Zahger, Shlomi Matetzky, Ilan Goldenberg


12:30-14:30   Lunch Session – Sponsored by Medtronic Innovations in Cardiovascular Medicine- Detection, Prevention, and Treatment Chairs: Victor Guetta, Natan Bornstein
Hall F

Detection and Evaluation of “Silent” Atrial Fibrillation of Patients with
Cryptogenic Stroke
Derk W. Krieger
University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Confidence Delivered: Optimization of TAVI Outcomes with the New
CoreValve Evolut R
Abid Assali
Rabin Medical Center, Petach Tikva, Israel


14:30-16:00   Joint session – European Society of Cardiology (ESC) - Israel Heart Society (IHS) Chairs: Fausto J. Pinto, Portugal, Yoseph Rozenman, Israel
ABC


Chairs: Fausto J. Pinto, Portugal, Yoseph Rozenman, Israel

The Role of Scientific Societies in Promoting Good Clinical Practice
Fausto J. Pinto
Lisbon, Portugal

The Impact of the digital revolution on cardiovascular Medicine
Chaim Lotan
Jerusalem, Israel

Modern Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation: From Guidelines to
Implementations in Clinical Practice
Dan Atar
Oslo, Norway

ECMO: the Renaissance of Extracorporeal Cardio-Respiratory Support
in Emergency Medicine
Roberto Lorusso


14:30

The Role of Scientific Societies in Promoting Good Clinical Practice                                                                                  Fausto Pinto, Lisbon, Portugal

14:50

TBA                                                                                                                                                                            Chaim Lotan, Jerusalem, Israel

15:10

Modern Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation: from Guidelines to Implementations in Clinical Practice                                               Dan Atar, Oslo, Norway

15:30

ECMO: the Renaissance of Extracorporeal Cardio - Respiratory Support in Emergency Medicine                                       Roberto Lorusso, Brescia, Italy

16:00-16:15   Coffee Break, Exhibition & E-Posters visits
Exhibition
16:20-18:20   Echocardiography – General Chairs: Alik Sagie, Noah Liel-Cohen, Israel
Hall A
16:20

 Evaluating the Right Heart by Echo in 2015 - New Guidelines and Remaining Knowledge Gaps                                       Lawrence Rudski, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

16:40Two-dimensional Strain for Diagnosing Chest Pain in the Emergency Room (2DSPER): A Multicenter Prospective Study by the Israeli Echo Research Group
Avinoam Shiran1,2, David S. Blondheim2,3, Sara Shimoni4, Mohamed Jabaren5, David Rosenmann6, Zvi Friedman2,12, Lilach Tamir Vanuk12, Alex Sagie7, David Leibowitz8, Marina Leitman9, Micha Feinberg10, Ronen Beeri11, Noah Liel-Cohen13
1 Cardiology, Lady Davis Carmel Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
2 Faculty of Medicine, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
3 Cardiology, Hillel-Yaffe Medical Center, Hadera, Israel
4 Cardiology, Kaplan Medical Center, Rehovot, Israel
5 Cardiology, HaEemek Medical Center, Afula, Israel
6 Cardiology, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
7 Cardiology, Rabin Medical Center, Petah Tikva, Israel
8 Cardiology, Hadassah Har Hazofim Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
9 Cardiology, Assaf Harofeh Medical Center, Zerifin, Israel
10 Cardiology, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
11 Cardiology, Hadassah Medical Center, Ein Kerem, Israel
12 Ultrasound, GE Healthcare, Tirat Carmel, Israel
13 Cardiology, Soroka Medical Center, Beer Sheva, Israel
16:50

Factors Affecting Longitudinal Strain in the 2D Strain for Diagnosing Chest Pain in the Emergency Room (2DSPER) Study by the Israeli Echo Research Group

David S. Blondheim1, Noah Liel-Cohen2, Sara Shimoni3, Mohamed Jabaren4, David Rosenmann5, Zvi Friedman6, Lilach Tamir-Vanuk6, Alex Sagie7, David Leibowitz8, Marina Leitman9, Micha Feinberg10, Ronen Beeri11, Avinoam Shiran12
1 Cardiology, Hillel Yaffe Medical Center, Hadera, Israel
2 Cardiology, Soroka University Medical Center, Beer-Sheva, Israel
3 Cardiology, Kaplan Medical Center, Rehovot, Israel
4 Cardiology, Emek Medical Center, Afula, Israel
5 Cardiolgoy, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
6 Cardiology, General Electric Healthcare, Haifa, Israel
7 Cardiology, Rabin Medical Center, Petah Tikva, Israel
8 Cardiology, Hadassah University Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel
9 Cardiology, Assaf Harofe Medical Center, Zerifin, Israel
10 Cardiology, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
11 Cardiolgoy, Hadassah University Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel
12 Cardiology, Lady Davis Carmel Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
17:00

Longitudinal Strain versus Strain Rate for the Diagnosis of Segmental Left Ventricular Dysfunction: A Prospective Echocardiographic Study in Patients with Acute Myocardial Infarction

Amnon Eitan1, Izhak Kehat1,2, Diab Mutlak1,2, Yoram Agmon1,2
1 Cardiology, Rambam Health Care Campus, Israel
2 Faculty of Medicine, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Israel
17:10The Use of Myocardial Strain Imaging in the Detection of Coronary Artery Disease during Stress Echocardiography
Sara Shimoni, Orly Edry, Naama Abaye, Nataly Shneider, Jacob George, Gera Gandelman
Cardiology, Kaplan Hospital, Israel
17:20

When Left Atrial Volume Should Be Calculated?

Marina Leitman1,2, Zvi Vered1,2
1 Cardiology, Assaf Harofeh Medical Center, Israel
2 Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
17:30

Assessment of Left Atrial Appendage Dimensions using Real-Time 3-Dimensional Transesophageal Echocardiography

Chaim Yosefi, Avishag Laish-Farkash, Yulia Azhibekov, Boris Brodkin, Vladimir Khalameizer, Amos Katz
Cardiology and Imaging, Barzilai Medical Center, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Ashkelon, Israel
17:40Impact of Device Upsizing on LAA Dimensions
Dan Kiselnik, Adi Butnaru, Dmitri Dratva, Rivka Farkash, Rachel M. Pachino, Pnina Shwartz, Giora Weisz, David Meerkin
Cardiology, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
17:50

Tricuspid Regurgitation Progression and Regression in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension: Associated Factors and Effect on Outcome

 

Avinoam Shiran1, Diego Medvedofsky3, Kirk T. Spencer3, Mardi Gomberg-Maitland3, Doron Aronson2, Victor Mor-Avi3, Roberto M. Lang3
1 Cardiology, Lady Davis Carmel Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
2 Cardiology, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
3 Cardiology, University of Chicago Hospital, Chicago, Illinois, USA
18:00

Cofactoring M-mode with B-mode Ultrasonography Improves the Diagnostic Resolution of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms in the Angiotensin-II-infused, Apolipoprotein-E Deficient Mouse

Lilach Gavish1, Ronen Beeri2, Dan Gilon2, Chen Rubinstein3, Yacov Berlatzky3, Atilla Bulut2, Petachia Reissman4, Leah Y. Gavish1, S. David Gertz1
1 Institute of Medical Research (IMRIC), Faculty of Medicine, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
2 Cardiology, Hadassah University Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel
3 Vascular Surgery, Hadassah University Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel
4 Surgery, Shaarei Zedek Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel
18:10

New 3D Echo-Derived Morphometric Criteria for Discriminating between Ischemic and Non-Ischemic Cardiomyopathy and Correlation with Control Subjects

New 3D Echo-derived Morphometric Criteria for Discriminating between Ischemic and Non-ischemic Cardiomyopathy and Correlation with Control Subjects


Shmuel Schwartzenberg1, Mark Hanschumacher2, Xin Zeng2, Timothy Tan2, Judy Hung2
1 Cardiology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Hospital, Petach Tikva, Israel
2 Cardiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
16:20-18:20   Trans Catheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) Chairs: Giora Weisz, Jacob George, Israel
Hall B
16:20

Aortic Valve Gradient and Clinical Outcome in Patients Undergoing Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation for Severe Aortic Stenosis 

Guy Witberg1,2, Alon Barsheshet1,2, Abid Assali1,2, Hana Vaknin-Assa1,2, Katia Orvin1,2, Moti Vaturi1,2, Shmuel Schwartzenberg1,2, Yaron Shapira1,2, Alexander Sagie1,2, Ran Kornowski1,2
1 Department of Cardiology, Rabin Medical Center, Petach Tikva, Israel
2 Sackler school of medicine, Tel Aviv university, Tel Aviv, Israel
16:30

Type of Atrial Fibrillation and Clinical Outcomes in Patients Undergoing Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation

Aviv A. Shaul1,2, Ran Kornowski1,2, Hana Vaknin-Assa1,2, Abid Assali1,2, Boris Strasberg1,2, Ehud Kadmon1,2, Gregory Golovchiner1,2, Katia Orvin1,2, Alon Barshseshet1,2
1 Department of Cardiology, Rabin Medical Center, Petach Tikva, Israel
2 Sackler School of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv, Israel
16:40Risk Prediction of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation by the Incorporation of Albumin to Surgical Risk Scores
Yoni Grossman1,2, Israel Barbash1,2, Paul Fefer1,2, Ilan Goldenberg1,2, Anat Bercovitch1,2, Aharon Erez1,2, Ehud Regev1,2, Noam Fink1,2, Ashraf Hamdan1,2, Ilan Hay1,2, Dan Spigelstein1,2, Ehud Raanani1,2, Victor Guetta1,2, Amit Segev1,2
1 Leviev Heart Center, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
2 Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
16:50Predictors of One-year Mortality following Unprotected Left Main PCI in High-risk Patients According to Clinical Variable and the SYNTAX Score
Emanuel Harari1, Abid Assali2, Hana Vaknin Assa2, Guy Witberg2, Gabriel Greenberg2, Eli I Lev2, Ran Kornowski2
1 Internal Medicine E, Rabin Medical Center, Petach Tikva, Israel
2 Department of Cardiology, Rabin Medical Center, Petach Tikva, Israel
17:00

Relationship of Left Ventricular Mass to Coronary Blood Volume in Patients Undergoing Transcatheter Aortic valve Implantation

Ashraf Hamdan1, Ella Shaviv3, Orly Goitein2, Eli Konen2, Amit Segev1, Israel Barabash1, Paul Fefer1, Ilan Hay1, Victor Guetta1, Ehud Shwammenthal1
1 Heart Center, Sheba Medical Center
2 Diagnostic Imaging, Sheba Medical Center
3 Internal Medicine F, Sheba Medical Center
17:10

Clinical Impact of Diabetes Mellitus in Patients Undergoing Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation

Anat Berkovitch1,2, Amit Segev1, Israel Barbash1, Victor Guetta1, Yoni Grossman1,2, Elad Maor1,3, Aharon Erez1, Ehud Regev1, Noam Fink1, Israel Mazin1, Ashraf Hamdan1, Ilan Goldenberg1,4, Ilan Hay1, Dan Spiegelstien1, Paul Fefer1
1 Leviev Heart Institute, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
2 Departent of Internal Medicine D, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
3 Pinchas Borenstein Talpiot Medical Leadership Program, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
4 Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
17:20

The Impact of Major Vascular Complications on the Long-Term Outcome for Patient Undergoing Trans-Catheter Aortic Valve Replacement

Sa'ar Minha1,3, Marco De Magalhaes3, Ricardo O. Escarcega3, Israel M. Barbash2, Itsik Ben-Dor3, Nevin C. Baker3, Lakshmana K. Pendyala3, Hideaki Ota3, Thibault Lhermusier3, Wenjie Tian3, Fang Chen3, Petros G Okubagzi3, Augusto D Pichard3, William O Suddath3, Lowell F. Satler3, Rebecca Torguson3, Ron Waksman3
1 Cardiology, Assaf-Harofeh Medical Center affiliated with Sackler School of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University, Zeriffin, Israel
2 Cardiology, Sheba Medical Center, Tel-Hashomer, Israel
3 Interventional Cardiology, MedStar Washington Hospital Center, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
17:30Corticosteroid Therapy is Associated with More Vascular Complications in Patients Undergoing Trans-femoral Aortic Valve Implantation
Noam Fink, Victor Guetta, Amit Segev, Israel Barbash, Andrada Bogdan, Ashraf Hamdan, Israel Mazin, Elad Maor, Ilan Hay, Danny Spiegelstein, Ilan Goldenberg, Paul Fefer
Leviev Heart Center, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
17:40A Comparative Analysis of Women Versus Men following Trans-catheter Aortic Valve Implantation
Pablo Codner, Abid Assali, Hanna Vaknin-Assa, Yaron Shapira, Gabriel Greenberg, Katia Orvin, Leor Perl, Soraya Taic, Marina Kupershmidt, Tamir Bental, Alexander Sagie, Ran Kornowski
Cardiology, Rabin Medical Center & Sackler Faculty of Medicine Tel Aviv University, Petah Tikwa, Petah Tikwa, Israel
17:50Stent-graft Implantation in Ileofemoral Arteries for Treatment of Access-site Bleeding Following Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation
Ronen Jaffe, Adi Segal, Nader Khader, Ronen Rubinshtein, Rafael Wolff, Avinoam Shiran, David Halon
Cardiology, Carmel Medical Center, Israel
18:00Impact of Diabetes Mellitus on Early and Midterm Outcomes following Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation/p>
Ehud Chorin, Ariel Finkelstein, Shmuel Banai, Leehee Barak, Gad Keren, Arie Steinvil
Department of Cardiology, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center and Sackler School of Medicine, Israel
18:10

Impact of the Learning Curve on Outcomes After Percutaneous Mitral Valve with MitraClip

Adi Butnaru, Dmitri Dratva, Pnina Shwartz, Rivka Farkash, Rachel M. Pachino, Yaron Almagor, Giora Weisz, David Meerkin
Cardiology, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
16:20-18:20   , Electrophysiology: Ablations Chairs: Michael Glikson, Moti Haim, Israel
Hall C
16:20

Two For The Price Of One – Ablation of Both Atrial Fibrillation and Atypical Atrial Flutter Using the Same nMARQ™ Multi-Electrode Catheter

Avishag Laish-Farkash, Evgeny Fishman, Iris Cohen, Chaim Yosefy, Amos Katz
Electrophysiology Unit, Cardiology Department, Barzilai MC and Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Ashkelon, Israel
16:35

Left Atrial Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation: Box lesion with Bipolar Radiofrequency and Cryoablation

Left Atrial Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation: Box Lesion with Bipolar Radiofrequency and Cryoablation


Leonid Sternik, Michael Glikson, Alexander Kogan, Roy Beinart, Eyal Nof, Shany Levin, Ehud Raanani
Cardiac Surgery and Cardiology Department, Sheba Medical Center, Tel-Hashomer, Israel, Israel
16:50

Atriofascicular Fibers in Young Patients: a 25 year, Single Center Experience

Yonatan Buber, John Triedman, Frank Cechin, Mark Alexander, Edward Walsh
Cardiology, Boston Childrens Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
17:05

Radiofrequency Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation: Comparison of Success Rate of Circular Ablation vs Point-by-Point Ablation with Contact Force Assessment in Paroxysmal and Persistent Atrial Fibrillation

Raphael Rosso, Yuval Levi, Sami Viskin
Cardiology, Tel Aviv Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
17:20

Atrial Tachycardias Originating from the Non Coronary Cusps: The Tel Aviv Medical Center Experience in 7 Patients

Yoav Michowitz, Raphael Rosso, Aharon Glick, Sami Viskin, Bernard Belhassen
Cardiology, Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel-Aviv, Israel, Israel
17:35Selective Intra-procedural Contrast Injection for Improving Positioning of the nMARQ™ Multi-electrode Ablation Catheter during Pulmonary Vein Isolation - Preliminary Results
Avishag Laish-Farkash, Vladimir Khalameizer, Evgeny Fishman, Azriel B Osherov, Chaim Yosefy, Amos Katz
Electrophysiology Unit, Cardiology department, Barzilai MC and Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Ashkelon, Israel
17:50

Concomittant Surgical Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation Sheba Experience

Leonid Sternik, Alexander Kogan, Michael Glikson, Roy Beinart, Eyal Nof, Shany Levin, Ehud Raanani
Heart Institute, Sheba Medical Center, Tel- Hashomer, Israel
18:05

Beneficial Use of A Duodecapolar Catheter for Mapping and Ablation of Right Free Wall Accessory Pathways

Yoav Michowitz, Aharon Glick, Bernard Belhassen
Cardiology, Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel-Aviv, Israel, Israel
16:20-18:20   Clinical Heart Failure Chairs: Jean Marc Weinstein, Michael Arad, Israel
Hall D
16:20

Curing Heart Failure - Yes, We Can!

John G. F. Cleland, Yorkshire, UK

16:40

The Heart Failure Readmission Obsession

Paul Hauptman, St Louis, MO, USA

17:00

Questions

17:05

Endothelial Nitric Oxide Synthase G-allele Homozigosity of the G894T Polymorphism is Associated with Increased Mortality in Systolic Heart Failure Patients

Barak Zafrir1, Naiel Azzam2, Fuad Fares2, Yoav Smith3, Nabeeh Salman4, Roman Nevzorov4, Offer Amir4
1 Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Lady Davis Carmel Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
2 Department of Molecular Genetics, Lady Davis Carmel Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
3 Genomic Data Analysis Unit, Hadassah Medical School, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel, Jerusalem, Israel
4 Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Poriya Medical Center, Tiberius, Israel
17:20

 

Community Disease Management Program in Patients with Heart Failure: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Ofra Kalter-Leibovici1,2, Dov Freimark2,3, Laurence Freedman4, Arnona Ziv5, Havi Murad4, Michal Benderly1,2, Nurit Friedman6, Galit Kaufman7, Haim Silber8
1 Unit of Cardiovascular Epidemiology, Gertner Institute, Tel-Hashomer, Israel
2 Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv, Israel
3 Heart Center, Sheba Medical Center, Tel-Hashomer, Israel
4 Unit of Biostatistics, Gertner Institute, Tel-Hashomer, Israel
5 Information and Computer Unit, Gertner Institute, Tel-Hashomer, Israel
6 Research and Evaluation Department, Maccabi Health Services, Tel-Aviv, Israel
7 Nursing, Health Division, Tel-Aviv, Israel
8 Cardiology, Maccabi Health Services, Raanana, Israel
17:35

Impaired Fasting Glucose and Left Ventricular Diastolic Dysfunction in Middle-Age Adults

Impaired Fasting Glucose and Left Ventricular Diastolic Dysfunction in Middle-age Adults


Assi Milwidsky1,2, Elad Maor1, Shaye Kivity1, Anat Berkovitch1, Aharon Erez1, Shlomo Segev1, Yechezkel Sidi1, Ilan Goldenberg1, Rafael Kuperstein1
1 Leviev Heart Center, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Ramat-Gan, Israel
2 Internal Medicine "E", Tel-Aviv Medical Center, Tel-Aviv, Israel
17:50

Clinical Characteristics of Males and Female Congestive Heart Failure Patients in Maccabi Healthcare Services

Dahlia Weitzman1,2, Lori D Bash3, Maayan Aviram-Paz2, Ofer Sharon4, Varda Shalev1,2, Gabriel Chodick1,2
1 Maccabitech, Maccabi Healthcare Services, Tel-Aviv, Israel
2 Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv, Israel
3 Global Health Outcomes, C.O.R.E., Merck & Company, Inc., Rahway, USA
4 Medical Affairs, MSD Israel, Hod-Hasharon, Israel
18:05

Ethnic Disparity in the Clinical Characteristics of Patients with Heart Failure

Israel Gotsman1, Sarit Avishai-Eliner2, Refat Jabara1, Zehava Zemora2, Ayelet Shauer1, Chaim Lotan1, Andre Keren1
1 Heart Institute, Hadassah University Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel
2 Clalit Health Services, Jerusalem, Israel
16:20-18:20   Rehabilitation & Exercise Physiology Chairs: Rachel Marom, Robert Klempfner, Israel
Hall E
16:20Comparable Functional Improvement of Heart Failure Patients With Preserved Versus Reduced Left Ventricular Systolic Function
Robert Klempfner, Ilan Goldenberg, Nelly Gang, Amira Nahshon, Ilan Hay, Hanoch Hod, David Rott
The Leviev Heart Centre, Sheba Medical Centre and Tel Aviv University, Israel
16:33

Factors Associated with Participation in Cardiac Rehabilitation among Maccabi Healthcare Services Patients and Survey of knowledge and Attitude among Physicians and Nurses in Israel

Ronit Karni1, Yariv Gerber2, Mickey Scheinowitz1
1 Biomedical Engineering, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Ramat Aviv, Israel
2 Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Ramat Aviv, Israel
16:46

Temporal Trends in Acute Myocardial Infarction: What about Survival of Hospital Survivors?

Arthur Shiyovich3, Harel Gilutz1, Ygal Plakht2
1 Cardiology, Soroka University Medical Center, Beer Sheva, Israel
2 Unit of Nursing research, Soroka University Medical Center, Beer Sheva, Israel
3 Medicine E, Rabin Medical Center, Petach Tikwa, Israel
16:59

Differencies in Long-Term Post-Acute Myocardial Infarction (ami) Mortality Between Jews and Muslims Israel

Rachel Shvartsur1, Ygal Plakht1,2, Abed N Azab1,3, Harel Gilutz1,3
1 Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel
2 Unit of Nursing Research, Soroka University Medical Center, Beer-Sheva, Israel
3 Department of Cardiology, Soroka University Medical Center, Beer-Sheva, Israel
17:12A New, Non-invasive, Non-laboratory Device and Method to Assess Pulmonary Ventilation and Anaerobic Threshold during Exercise
Giuora Harel1, Elad Hofstetter1, Hertzel Salman2, Omri Inbar3, Mickey Scheinowitz1
1 Biomedical Engineering, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Ramat Aviv, Israel
2 Internal Medicine C, Rabin Medical Center, Golda Campus, Petach Tikwa, Petach Tikwa, Israel
3 Sports Sciences, Givat Washington College, Yavne, Yavne, Israel
17:25

Development of a New Predictive Model Enabling the Assessment of the Anaerobic Capacity from a Standard Aerobic Exercise Stress Test

Efrat Leopold, Tamir Tuller, Mickey Scheinowitz
Biomedical Engineering, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Ramat Aviv, Israel
17:38

Role Of Medical Psychology In Women`s Heart Clinic

Yishay Manor2, Irit Heruti2, Adi Cohen-Rokah2, Ilana Gezel1, Ran Kornowski1, Avital Porter1
1 Cardiology, Rabin Medical Center, Israel
2 Medical Psychology, Rabin Medical Center, Israel
17:51

Autonomic Function in Healthy Individuals Performing Multiple Exercise Stress Tests with Normal and Pathological Heart Rate Recovery

Itai Goldfarb1, Kobi Serr2, Shuli Eyal1, Shlomo Segev2, Joseph Shemesh2, Anda Baharav1, Mickey Scheinowitz1
1 Biomedical Engineering, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Ramat Aviv, Israel
2 Institute for Medical Screening, Sheba Medical Center, Ramat Gan, Israel
16:20

Obesity, Sleep Apnea and Atrial Fibrillation

Malka Yahalom1, Ehud Rozner1, Avi Davidovich Sabanciev2, Yoav Turgeman1,3
1 Heart Insitute, Haemek Medical Center, Afula, Israel
2 Internal Medicine E, Haemek Medical Center, Afula, Israel
3 Faculty of Medicine, Technion, Haifa, Israel
16:20-18:20   Cardiovascular Surgery Chairs: Erez Sharoni, Dan Aravot, Yanai Ben-Gal, Israel
Hall F
16:20

Multidisciplinary Approach for Retroperitoneal Tumors Invading the Right Atrium

Oved Cohen1, Ziv Beckerman1, Victor Kerzman1, David M. Kakiashvili2, Zvi Peled1, Shimon Meretyk2, Aharon Hoffman3, Gil Bolotin1
1 Department of Cardiac Surgery, Rambam Health Care Campus, and Faculty of Medicine, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
2 Department of Urology, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel
3 3Department of Vascular Surgery, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa
16:32

Long Standing Persistent Atrial Fibrillation is not Acceptable Anymore, the Future of MAZE

Victor Rubchevsky, Yaron Barac, Dan Aravot
The cardiothoracic department, Rabin medical center, Petah Tikva, Israel
16:44Excess Bleeding after Open Heart Surgery when Using a Third Generation Starch-based Volume Expander, Tetraspan, as Compared with Human Albumin Solution
Liran Shani, Zvi Adler, Ori Duek, Esam Kadry, Rony-Reuven Nir, Gil Bolotin
Department of Cardiac Surgery, Rambam Health Care Campus, and Faculty of Medicine, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
16:56

Early and Late Results After Reoperation For Severe TR

Shuli Silberman, Ofer Merin, Firas Abu Akar, Daniel Fink, Rachel Tauber, Daniel Bitran
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Shaare Zedek, Jerusalem, Israel
17:08

Characteristics and Results of Patients Undergoing Concomitant Procedure of Mitral and Tricuspid Valves

Daniel Fink, Atiya Alshosha, Firas Abu Akar, Shuli Silberman, Ofer Merin, Rachel Tauber, Daniel Bitran
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
17:20

Nexus™ - An Unconventional Approach for Aortic Arch stent Grafting

David Planer1, Danny Silverberg2
1 Cardiology, Hadassah - Hebrew University
2 Vascular Surgery, Sheba Medical Center
17:32

Is There a Need For Cerebral Perfusion During Deep Hypothermic Circulatory Arrest?

Dan Spiegelstein1, Roman Altshuler2, Yaron Schwartz2, Amihai Shinfeld1, Shani Levin1, Boris Orlov1, Alexander Lipey1, Ehud Raanani1
1 Cardiac Surgery, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Israel
2 Perfusion Unit, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Israel
17:44

Bilateral Internal Thoracic Artery Grafting in Patients with Severe Left Ventricular Dysfunction: Early and Long-Term Survival-Outcomes

Oren Lev-Ran, Menahem Matsa, Dan Abramov, Lior Raichel, Leonid Ruderman, Mahmud Abu-Salah, Gideon Sahar
The Department of Cardiothoracic surgey, Soroka university medical center, Beer-Sheva, Israel
17:56

Should Bilateral Internal Thoracic Artery Grafting be used in Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)?

Zahi Aizer, Dimitri Pevni, Rephael Mohr, Mohamad Medlej, Amir Ganiel, Amir Kramer, Yossi Paz, Nahum Nesher, Yanai Ben-Gal
Cardiothoracic Surgery, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
18:08

Durability of Large Diameter Right Ventricular Outflow Tract Conduits in Adults with Congenital Heart Disease

 

Yonatan Buber, Egidy-Assenza Gabrielle, Alice Huang, Anne-Marie Valente, Sitaram Emani, Kimberlee Gauvreau, Audrey Marshall, Doff McElhinney, Michael Landzberg
Cardiology, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
16:20-18:20   Cardiovascular Imaging Chairs: Arik Wolak, Pierre Chouraqui, Israel
Hall G
16:20Comparison of Free Breathing Cardiac MRI Radial Technique to the Standard Multi breath-hold Cine SSFP CMR Technique for the Assessment of LV Volumes and Function
Shimon Kolker1, Giora Wiesz1, Naama Bogot2, Irit Hadas Halpern2, Mady Moriel1, Arik Wolak1
1 Cardiology, Shaare Tzedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
2 Radiology, Shaare Tzedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
16:35Short and Long Term Prognostic Value of 256-Slice Coronary CT Angiography in Emergency Department Patients with Acute
Yuval Shenkar1, David A. Halon1, Tamar Gaspar2, Basheer Karkabi1, Salim Halabi3, Sharbel Hashool2, Nathan Peled2, Ronen Rubinshtein1
1 Cardiovascular Medicine, Lady Davis Carmel Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
2 Radiology, Lady Davis Carmel Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
3 Emergency Medicine, Lady Davis Carmel Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
16:50Right Ventricular Ejection Fraction by First Pass Radionuclide Angiography and Gated SPECT Myocardial Perfusion Imaging in Patients with Heart Failure: One Center Experience
Nili Zafrir, Tamir Bental, Israel Mats, Alejandro Solodky, Ariel Gutstein, Yossef Hassid, Doron Belzer, Tuvia Bengal, Nili Zafrir, Nili Zafrir, Daniel Morninkas, Ran Kornowski
Cardiology, Rabin Medical Center, Petah Tikva, Israel
17:05

Coronary Artery Disease Characterization in Patients Undergoing Coronary CT Angiography  in the Chest Pain Unit

Orly Goitein1, Vladimir Perkhulov2, Yael Eshet1, Ashraf Hamdan1,3, Roy Beigel3, Elio Di Segni1, Eli Konen1, Shlomi Matetzky3
1 Diagnostic Imaging, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
2 Diagnostic Imaging, Kaplan Medicl Center, Rehovot, Israel
3 Leviev Heart Institute, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
17:20

Cardiac MRI -a Tool for Myocardial Characterization of Patients with Severe Aortic Stenosis and Impaired Left Ventricular Function.

Orly Goitein, Ashraf Hamdan2, Victor Guetta1, Eli Konen2, Paul Fefer1, Elad Asher1, Ilan Hay1, Amit Segev1, Israel Barbash1
1 Interventional Cardiology, Leviev Heart Institute, Sheba Medical Center, Israel
2 Cardiovascular Imaging, Sheba Medical Center, Israel
17:35

Right Ventricular Involvement in STEMI – Revealing the Unknown by Cardiac-MRI (PLATIS-7)

Arwa Younis1, Orly Goitein2, Ashraf Hamdan1, Eli Konen2, Avishay Grupper1, Roy Beigel1, Elad Asher1, Israel Mazin1, Arsalan Abu-Much1, Shlomi Matetzky1
1 Leviev Heart Institute, Sheba Medical Center, Ramat Gan, Israel
2 Diagnostic Imaging, Sheba Medical Center, Israel
17:50

Quantitation of Left to Right Cardiac Shunt by First Pass Radionuclide Angiography Using Dedicated Cardiac Gamma Camera

Nili Zafrir1, Tzipora Shochat1, Israel Mats1, Alejandro Solodky1, Yossef Hassid1, Doron Belzer1, Ran Kornowski1, Avraham Lorber2
1 Cardiology, Beilinson hospital, Rabin Medical Center, Petah Tikva, Israel
2 Cardiology, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
18:05

Stress Only SPECT Myocardial Perfusion Imaging is as Safe as Stress Rest

Ariel Gutstein, Israel Mats, Alejandro Solodky, Doron Belzer, Yossef Hasid, Nili Zafrir
Cardiac imaging, Rabin medical Center, Petah Tikva, Israel
16:20-18:20   , Ian Kellerman Young Investigator Award Competition Chairs: Joseph Shemesh, Moshe Flugelman, Jonathan Leor, Israel
Hall H
16:20

Sleep Quality and Risk of Diabetes and Coronary Artery Disease among Young Men

Gilad Twig1,2, Avi Shina2, Arnon Afek3, Estela Derzne2, Dorit Tzur2, Tali Cukierman-Yaffe4, Dalia Shechter-Amir5, Hertzel Gerstein6, Amir Tirosh4
1 Deaprtment of Medicine B, Sheba Medical Center
2 The Medical Corps, Israeli Defense Forces
3 General Manager, The Israeli Ministry of Health
4 The Endocrinology and Diabetes Institute, Sheba Medical Center
5 The Sleep Institute, Sheba Medical Center
6 Division of Endocrinology & Metabolism, McMaster University & Hamilton Health Sciences
16:40

MITF Switches from Activator to Repressor of Erbin Expression During Cardiac Hypertrophy

Inbal Rachmin1, Sagi Tshori3, Razin Ehud1, Gilon Dan2
1 Biochemistry and Molecular biology, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Select State, Israel
2 Heart Institute, Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical Center, Jerusalem, Select State, Israel
3 Nuclear Medicine, Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical Center, Jerusalem, Select State, Israel
17:00

Utility of Speckle Tracking Parameters for the Assessment of Two Exercise Training Protocols on Congestive Heart Failure

Yair Blumberg1,2, Offir Ertracht2, Itai Gershon1, Dana Barequet1, Tali Reuveni2, Shaul Atar1,3
1 Faculty of Medicine, Bar-Ilan University, Safed, Israel
2 Eliachar Research Laboratory, Galilee Medical Center, Nahariya, Israel
3 Cardiology department, Galilee Medical Center, Nahariya, Israel
17:20Macrophage-targeted Liposomes With Hemin Improve Infarct Healing and Cardiac Function after Myocardial Infarction
Tammy Ben-Mordechai1,2, David Kain1,2, Radka Holbova1,2, Natalie Landa1,2, Inbar Elron-Gross3, Yifat Glucksam-Galnoy3, Micha S. Feinberg1, Rimona Margalit3, Jonathan Leor1,2
1 Neufeld Cardiac Research Institute, Sheba Medical center, Tel-Aviv University, Israel
2 Sheba Center for Regenerative Medicine, Tel-Hashomer, Israel
3 Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
17:40

Injectable Cardiac Extracellular Matrix- Based Gels for Myocardial Infarction Treatment

Yael Efraim1, Hadar Sarig2, Marcelle Mahluf1
1 Faculty of Biotechnology and Food Engineering, Technion, Haifa, Israel
2 Technion Biomedical labs, NTU, Singapore
18:00

Coronary Artery Calcification and Exercise Electrocardiogram as Predictors of Coronary Events in Asymptomatic Adults: A Prospective Study

Shay Ehrlich1,2, Chagai Grossman3
1 HEART REHABILIATTION, TEL HASHOMER HOSPITAL, Israel
2 HEART REHABILITATION, TEL HASHOMER, Israel
3 RHEUMATOLOGY, TEL HASHOMER, Israel