Publications by authors named "Yigal Kassif"

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Donor thyroid hormone therapy is associated with an increased risk of graft dysfunction after heart transplantation.

Clin Transplant 2020 May 4:e13887. Epub 2020 May 4.

Heart Transplantation Unit, Leviev Cardiothoracic and Vascular Center, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ctr.13887DOI Listing
May 2020

Preoperative Statin Therapy and Heart Transplantation Outcomes.

Ann Thorac Surg 2020 10 7;110(4):1280-1285. Epub 2020 Mar 7.

Heart Transplantation Unit, Leviev Cardiothoracic and Vascular Center, Sheba Medical Center, Israel; Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2020.02.005DOI Listing
October 2020

Improved long-term outcomes after heart transplantation utilizing donors with a traumatic mode of brain death.

J Cardiothorac Surg 2019 Jul 22;14(1):138. Epub 2019 Jul 22.

Heart Transplantation Unit, Leviev Cardiothoracic and Vascular Center, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Ramat Gan, Israel.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13019-019-0963-2DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6647135PMC
July 2019

Does duration of donor brain injury impact heart transplantation outcomes?

Clin Transplant 2019 08 22;33(8):e13660. Epub 2019 Jul 22.

Heart Transplantation Unit, Sheba Medical Center, Ramat Gan, Israel.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ctr.13660DOI Listing
August 2019

Does donor-recipient age difference matter in outcome of heart transplantation?

Clin Transplant 2019 07 19;33(7):e13593. Epub 2019 Jun 19.

Leviev Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery Center, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ctr.13593DOI Listing
July 2019

First human use of a wireless coplanar energy transfer coupled with a continuous-flow left ventricular assist device.

J Heart Lung Transplant 2019 04 5;38(4):339-343. Epub 2019 Feb 5.

Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Institute for Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Prague, Czech Republic. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.healun.2019.01.1316DOI Listing
April 2019

Recurrent acute cellular rejection graded ISHLT 1R early after heart transplantation negatively affects long-term outcomes: The prognostic significance of 1990 ISHLT grades 1B and 2.

Transpl Immunol 2019 08 21;55:101204. Epub 2019 Mar 21.

The Olga and Lev Leviev Heart Center, Sheba Medical Center, Ramat Gan, Israel; Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.trim.2019.03.003DOI Listing
August 2019

Ethnic disparity in Israel impacts long-term results after heart transplantation.

Isr J Health Policy Res 2019 Jan 14;8(1). Epub 2019 Jan 14.

The Olga and Lev Leviev Heart Center, Sheba Medical Center Tel Hashomer, Heart Transplantation Unit, Heart Failure Institute, 52621, Ramat Gan, Israel.

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https://ijhpr.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s13584-018-
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13584-018-0271-7DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6330742PMC
January 2019

Passive Leg Raising After Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation.

ASAIO J 2019 Sep/Oct;65(7):656-660

Department of Cardiac Surgery, Leviev Cardiothoracic and Vascular Center, Sheba Medical Center, affiliated to the Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MAT.0000000000000870DOI Listing
May 2020

Trends and Outcomes in Heart Transplantation over the Past Three Decades: A Single Tertiary Center Experience in Israel.

Isr Med Assoc J 2018 Sep;20(9):567-572

Heart Transplantation Unit, Leviev Heart Center, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel.

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September 2018

Donor-recipient ethnic mismatching impacts short- and long-term results of heart transplantation.

Clin Transplant 2018 10 27;32(10):e13389. Epub 2018 Sep 27.

The Olga and Lev Leviev Heart Center, Sheba Medical Center, Ramat Gan, Israel.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ctr.13389DOI Listing
October 2018

Surgical Pericardiectomy for Constrictive Pericarditis: A Single Tertiary Center Experience.

Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2018 May 27. Epub 2018 May 27.

Department of Cardiology, Sheba Medical Center at Tel Hashomer, Tel Hashomer, Israel.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/s-0038-1645869DOI Listing
May 2018

Real-life characteristics and outcomes of patients who undergo percutaneous coronary intervention versus coronary artery bypass grafting for left main coronary artery disease: data from the prospective Multi-vessel Coronary Artery Disease (MULTICAD) Israeli Registry.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2018 10;54(4):717-723

Department of Cardiac Surgery, Leviev Cardiothoracic and Vascular Center, Sheba Medical Center, Affiliated to the Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel-Aviv, Israel.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ejcts/ezy115DOI Listing
October 2018

Comparison of patients with multivessel disease treated at centers with and without on-site cardiac surgery.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2018 03 9;155(3):865-873.e3. Epub 2017 Nov 9.

Department of Cardiac Surgery, Leviev Cardiothoracic and Vascular Center, Sheba Medical Center, affiliated with the Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2017.09.144DOI Listing
March 2018

Heart Transplantation in a Left Ventricular Assist Device Recipient After Donor's Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Support: Is It Safe?

Transplantation 2018 04;102(4):e185-e186

The Leviev Heart Center, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/TP.0000000000002059DOI Listing
April 2018

Metformin therapy reduces the risk of malignancy after heart transplantation.

J Heart Lung Transplant 2017 Dec 23;36(12):1350-1357. Epub 2017 Jun 23.

The Olga and Lev Leviev Heart Center, Sheba Medical Center, Ramat Gan, Israel; Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel.

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https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S10532498173187
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.healun.2017.06.009DOI Listing
December 2017

The impact of gender mismatching on early and late outcomes following heart transplantation.

ESC Heart Fail 2017 Feb 30;4(1):31-39. Epub 2016 Aug 30.

Heart Failure Institute, Heart Center, Sheba Medical Center and Sackler School of Medicine Tel Aviv University Tel Aviv Israel.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ehf2.12107DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5292637PMC
February 2017

Thromboelastography during coronary artery bypass grafting surgery of severe hemophilia A patient - the effect of heparin and protamine on factor VIII activity.

Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis 2017 Jun;28(4):329-333

aHemophilia National Institute bDepartment of Anesthesiology cDepartment of Cardiac Surgery, Sheba Medical Center and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MBC.0000000000000575DOI Listing
June 2017

Tricuspid valve regurgitation after orthotopic heart transplantation: prevalence and etiology.

J Transplant 2012 14;2012:120702. Epub 2012 Oct 14.

Heart Transplantation Unit, Department of Cardiac Surgery, Leviev Heart Center, Sheba Medical Center, and the Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, 52621 Ramat Gan, Israel.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/120702DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3477771PMC
October 2012

Severe hypothermia in myxoedema coma: a rewarming by extracorporeal circulation.

Emerg Med Australas 2011 Dec;23(6):773-5

Department of Cardiac Surgery, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1742-6723.2011.01460.xDOI Listing
December 2011

[Ventricular assist devices as bridge to heart transplantation in cardiogenic shock or terminal heart failure--12 years experience at the Sheba Medical Center].

Harefuah 2007 Nov;146(11):833-6, 911

Heart Transplantation Unit, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer affiliated to the Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel.

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November 2007

Long-term arm morbidity after radial artery harvesting for coronary bypass operation.

Heart Surg Forum 2004 ;7(3):E211-3

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, and the Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1532/HSF98.20033012DOI Listing
December 2006

Prolonged 24-hour subzero preservation of heterotopically transplanted rat hearts using antifreeze proteins derived from arctic fish.

Ann Thorac Surg 2004 May;77(5):1648-55

Heart Transplantation Unit, Department of Cardiac Surgery, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2003.04.004DOI Listing
May 2004