Soroka Clinical Research Center


  1. Yohai D, Baumfeld Y, Zilberstein T, Yaniv Salem S, Elharar D, Idan I, Mastrolia SA, Sheiner E. Does gender of the fetus have any relation with fetal heart monitoring during the first and second stage of labor? J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2016 Apr 19:1-5. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27003831.
  2. Serlin Y, Shafat T, Levy J, Winter A, Shneck M, Knyazer B, Parmet Y, Shalev H, Ur E, Friedman A. Angiographic evidence of proliferative retinopathy predicts neuropsychiatric morbidity in diabetic patients. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2016 May;67:163-70. doi: 10.1016/j.psyneuen.2016.02.009. Epub 2016 Feb 12. PubMed PMID: 26907995.
  3. Granek L, Mizrakli Y, Ariad S, Jotkowitz A, Geffen DB. Impact of a 3-Day Introductory Oncology Course on First-Year International Medical Students. J Cancer Educ. 2016 Feb 5. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26847466.
  4. Baron J, Hershkovitz R, Baumfeld Y, Imterat M, Sciaky-Tamir Y, Mastrolia SA, Schwarzman P, Weintraub AY. Postpartum uterine artery blood flow impedance following cesarean section or vaginal delivery. J Clin Ultrasound. 2015 Dec 15. doi: 10.1002/jcu.22315. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26666505.
  5. Weintraub AY, Friedman T, Baumfeld Y, Neuman M, Krissi H. Long term subjective cure rate, urinary tract symptoms and dyspareunia following mesh augmented anterior vaginal wall prolapse repair. Int J Surg. 2015 Dec;24(Pt A):33-8. doi: 10.1016/j.ijsu.2015.10.027. Epub 2015 Oct 23. PubMed PMID: 26525268.
  6. Felton D, Foley EM, Traub SJ, Vodonos A, Ganetsky M. Risk of Venous Thromboembolism After Receiving Prothrombin Complex Concentrate for Warfarin-associated Intracranial Hemorrhage. J Emerg Med. 2016 Jan;50(1):1-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jemermed.2015.07.001. Epub 2015 Sep 26. PubMed PMID: 26409668.
  7. Lin MJ, Tirosh AG, Landry A. Examining patient comprehension of emergency department discharge instructions: Who says they understand when they do not? Intern Emerg Med. 2015 Dec;10(8):993-1002. doi: 10.1007/s11739-015-1311-8. Epub 2015 Sep 10. PubMed PMID: 26358466.
  8. Raz I, Novack L, Yitshak-Sade M, Shahar Y, Wiznitzer A, Sergienko R, Warshawsky-Livne L. Effects of changes in copayment for obstetric emergency room visits on the utilization of obstetric emergency rooms. Health Policy. 2015 Oct;119(10):1358-65. doi: 10.1016/j.healthpol.2015.08.006. Epub 2015 Aug 21. PubMed PMID: 26341842.
  9. Akbari M, Vodonos A, Silva G, Wungjiranirun M, Leffler DA, Kelly CP, Novack V. The impact of PCR on Clostridium difficile detection and clinical outcomes. J Med Microbiol. 2015 Sep;64(9):1082-6. doi: 10.1099/jmm.0.000126. Epub 2015 Jul 9. PubMed PMID: 26297376.
  10. Mor O, Stavsky M, Yitshak-Sade M, Mastrolia SA, Beer-Weisel R, Rafaeli-Yehudai T, Besser L, Hamou B, Mazor M, Erez O. Early onset preeclampsia and cerebral palsy: a double hit model? Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2016 Jan;214(1):105.e1-9. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2015.08.020. Epub 2015 Aug 15. PubMed PMID: 26283455.
  11. Novack L, Manor E, Gurevich E, Yitshak-Sade M, Landau D, Sarov B, Hershkovitz R, Dukler D, Vodonos T, Karakis I. Can cell proliferation of umbilical cord blood cells reflect environmental exposures? Springerplus. 2015 Jul 24;4:372. doi: 10.1186/s40064-015-1134-0. eCollection 2015. PubMed PMID: 26217549; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4512979.
  12. Politi L, Codish S, Sagy I, Fink L. Use patterns of health information exchange systems and admission decisions: Reductionistic and configurational approaches. Int J Med Inform. 2015 Dec;84(12):1029-38. doi: 10.1016/j.ijmedinf.2015.06.012. Epub 2015 Jul 17. PubMed PMID: 26212125.
  13. Landau D, Novack L, Yitshak-Sade M, Sarov B, Kloog I, Hershkovitz R, Grotto I, Karakis I. Nitrogen Dioxide pollution and hazardous household environment: what impacts more congenital malformations. Chemosphere. 2015 Nov;139:340-8. doi: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2015.06.091. Epub 2015 Jul 11. PubMed PMID: 26171819.
  14. Yitshak-Sade M, Gorodischer R, Aviram M, Novack L. Prenatal exposure to H2 blockers and to proton pump inhibitors and asthma development in offspring. J Clin Pharmacol. 2016 Jan;56(1):116-23. doi: 10.1002/jcph.574. Epub 2015 Aug 10. PubMed PMID: 26096778.
  15. Shiyovich A, Statlender L, Abu-Tailakh M, Plakht Y, Shrot S, Kassirer M. Treatment of chemical warfare agent casualties: retention of knowledge and self-perceived competency among military physicians and paramedics. Mil Med. 2015 Jun;180(6):702-7. doi: 10.7205/MILMED-D-13-00386. PubMed PMID: 26032387.
  16. Karakis I, Landau D, Yitshak-Sade M, Hershkovitz R, Rotenberg M, Sarov B, Grotto I, Novack L. Exposure to metals and congenital anomalies: a biomonitoring study of pregnant Bedouin-Arab women. Sci Total Environ. 2015 Jun 1;517:106-12. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2015.02.056. Epub 2015 Feb 25. PubMed PMID: 25725195.
  17. Lev-Ran O, Matsa M, Ishay Y, Shabtai A, Vodonos A, Sahar G. Retroaortic right internal thoracic artery grafting of circumflex artery targets. Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann. 2015 Jun;23(5):543-51. doi: 10.1177/0218492315573360. Epub 2015 Feb 20. PubMed PMID: 25700706.
  18. Abu Freha N, Schwartz D, Elkrinawi J, Ben Yakov G, Abu Tailakh M, Munteanu D, Abu Ganim A, Fich A. Inflammatory bowel disease among Bedouin Arabs in southern Israel: urbanization and increasing prevalence rates. Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2015 Mar;27(3):230-4. doi: 10.1097/MEG.0000000000000263. PubMed PMID: 25563139.
  19. Daniel S, Koren G, Lunenfeld E, Levy A. Immortal time bias in drug safety cohort studies: spontaneous abortion following nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drug exposure. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2015 Mar;212(3):307.e1-6. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2014.09.028. Epub 2014 Oct 12. PubMed PMID: 25265406.
  20. El-Saied S, Kaplan DM, Zlotnik A, Abu Tailakh M, Kordeluk S, Joshua BZ. A comparison between amylase levels from peritonsillar, dental and neck abscesses. Clin Otolaryngol. 2014 Dec;39(6):359-61. doi: 10.1111/coa.12298. PubMed PMID: 25117975.
  21. Politi L, Codish S, Sagy I, Fink L. Use patterns of health information exchange through a multidimensional lens: conceptual framework and empirical validation. J Biomed Inform. 2014 Dec;52:212-21. doi: 10.1016/j.jbi.2014.07.003. Epub 2014 Jul 14. PubMed PMID: 25034041.
  22. Horowitz I, Cafri C, Zeller L, Vodonos A, Perry ZH, Kobal SL. Athlete’s heart in Israel: fact or fiction. Isr Med Assoc J. 2014 Jan;16(1):46-9. PubMed PMID: 24575505.
  23. Landau D, Schreiber R, Kleinman A, Vodonos A, Shalev H. Pediatric chronic kidney disease rates in Southern Israel are higher than reported. F1000Res. 2013 Sep 13;2:186. doi: 10.12688/f1000research.2-186.v1. eCollection 2013. PubMed PMID: 24555088; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3829122.
  24. Fraenkel M, Kim M, Faggiano A, de Herder WW, Valk GD; Knowledge NETwork. Incidence of gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumours: a systematic review of the literature. Endocr Relat Cancer. 2014 May 6;21(3):R153-63. doi: 10.1530/ERC-13-0125. Print 2014 Jun. Review. PubMed PMID: 24322304.
  25. Zlotnik A, Sinelnikov I, Gruenbaum BF, Gruenbaum SE, Dubilet M, Dubilet E, Leibowitz A, Ohayon S, Regev A, Boyko M, Shapira Y, Teichberg VI. Effect of glutamate and blood glutamate scavengers oxaloacetate and pyruvate on neurological outcome and pathohistology of the hippocampus after traumatic brain injury in rats. Anesthesiology. 2012 Jan;116(1):73-83. doi: 10.1097/ALN.0b013e31823d7731. PubMed PMID: 22129535.
  26. Plakht Y, Shiyovich A, Francine L, Shoshan Y, Antonovitch D, Waknine N, Barabi T, Sherf M. The emergency department in a region under missile attack: utilization patterns during Operation Cast Lead. Isr Med Assoc J. 2011 Feb;13(2):69-75. PubMed PMID: 21443029.
  27. Plakht Y, Shiyovich A, Weitzman S, Fraser D, Zahger D, Gilutz H. A new risk score predicting 1- and 5-year mortality following acute myocardial infarction Soroka Acute Myocardial Infarction (SAMI) Project. Int J Cardiol. 2012 Jan 26;154(2):173-9. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2010.09.014. Epub 2010 Oct 6. PubMed PMID: 20932590.
  28. Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Acute Stroke: A Role for Systemic Inflammation. Ifergane G, Ovanyan A, Toledano R, Goldbart A, Abu-Salame I, Tal A, Stavsky M, Novack V. Stroke. 2016 May;47(5):1207-12. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.115.011749. Epub 2016 Apr 12. PMID: 27073238 [PubMed - in process]
  29. Thiamine as an adjunctive therapy in cardiac surgery: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, phase II trial. Andersen LW, Holmberg MJ, Berg KM, Chase M, Cocchi MN, Sulmonte C, Balkema J, MacDonald M, Montissol S, Senthilnathan V, Liu D, Khabbaz K, Lerner A, Novack V, Liu X, Donnino MW. Crit Care. 2016 Mar 14;20(1):92. doi: 10.1186/s13054-016-1245-1. PMID: 27044557 [PubMed - in process] Free PMC Article
  30. Extracranial injections of botulinum neurotoxin type A inhibit intracranial meningeal nociceptors’ responses to stimulation of TRPV1 and TRPA1 channels: Are we getting closer to solving this puzzle? Zhang X, Strassman AM, Novack V, Brin MF, Burstein R. Cephalalgia. 2016 Mar 16. pii: 0333102416636843. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 26984967
  31. Elevated birth prevalence of conotruncal heart defects in a population with high consanguinity rate. Stavsky M, Robinson R, Sade MY, Krymko H, Zalstein E, Ioffe V, Novack V, Levitas A. Cardiol Young. 2016 Mar 16:1-8. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 26979327
  32. Prevalence and characteristics of fibromyalgia among HIV-positive patients in southern Israel. Dotan I, Riesenberg K, Toledano R, Schlaeffer F, Smolyakov A, Saidel-Odes L, Wechsberg O, Ablin JN, Novack V, Buskila D. Clin Exp Rheumatol. 2016 Mar 3. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 26940885
  33. Sci-B-VacTM Vs ENGERIX-B Vaccines for Hepatitis B Virus in Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Diseases: A Randomised Controlled Trial. Etzion O, Novack V, Perl Y, Abel O, Schwartz D, Munteanu D, Abufreha N, Ben-Yaakov G, Maoz ED, Moshaklo A, Dizingf V, Fich A. J Crohns Colitis. 2016 Feb 29. pii: jjw046. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 26928962
  34. Incidence of Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator Therapy and Mortality in Primary and Secondary Prevention of Sudden Cardiac Death. Konstantino Y, Shafat T, Novack V, Novack L, Amit G. Isr Med Assoc J. 2015 Dec;17(12):760-3. PMID: 26897978 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free Article
  35. Snoring intensity and excessive daytime sleepiness in subjects without obstructive sleep apnea. Kalchiem-Dekel O, Westreich R, Regev A, Novack V, Goldberg M, Maimon N. Laryngoscope. 2016 Feb 10. doi: 10.1002/lary.25876. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 26864252
  36. Assessment of aortic stiffness among patients with systemic lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid arthritis by magnetic resonance imaging. Karp G, Wolak A, Baumfeld Y, Bar-Am N, Novack V, Wolak T, Fuchs L, Shalev A, Shelef I, Abu-Shakra M. Int J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2016 Feb 6. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 26852242
  37. Understanding the Extent and Drivers of Inter-physician Cost Variation for Spine Procedures. Kazberouk A, Sagy I, Novack V, McGuire K. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2016 Jan 15. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 26780612
  38. Headache in the presentation of noncephalic acute illness. Tzadok T, Toledano R, Fuchs L, Bartal C, Novack V, Ifergane G. J Neurosci Rural Pract. 2015 Oct-Dec;6(4):494-8. doi: 10.4103/0976-3147.168425. PMID: 26752891 [PubMed] Free PMC Article
  39. Assessing the Predictive Value of Clinical Factors Used to Determine the Presence of Sepsis Causing Shock in the Emergency Department. Henning DJ, Carey JR, Oedorf K, Day DE, Redfield CS, Huguenel CJ, Roberts JC, Novack V, Sanchez LD, Wolfe RE, Shapiro NI. Shock. 2015 Dec 31. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 26752661
  40. Will Neuroimaging Reveal a Severe Intracranial Injury in This Adult With Minor Head Trauma?: The Rational Clinical Examination Systematic Review. Easter JS, Haukoos JS, Meehan WP, Novack V, Edlow JA. JAMA. 2015 Dec 22-29;314(24):2672-81. doi: 10.1001/jama.2015.16316. Review. PMID: 26717031 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  41. Correction: Pre-Conception Dyslipidemia Is Associated with Development of Preeclampsia and Gestational Diabetes Mellitus. Baumfeld Y, Novack L, Wiznitzer A, Sheiner E, Henkin Y, Sherf M, Novack V. PLoS One. 2015 Nov 4;10(11):e0142462. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0142462. eCollection 2015. No abstract available. PMID: 26536472 [PubMed] Free PMC Article
  42. Air Pollution and Ischemic Stroke Among Young Adults. Yitshak Sade M, Novack V, Ifergane G, Horev A, Kloog I. Stroke. 2015 Dec;46(12):3348-53. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.115.010992. Epub 2015 Nov 3. PMID: 26534971 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  43. Pre-Conception Dyslipidemia Is Associated with Development of Preeclampsia and Gestational Diabetes Mellitus. Baumfeld Y, Novack L, Wiznitzer A, Sheiner E, Henkin Y, Sherf M, Novack V. PLoS One. 2015 Oct 9;10(10):e0139164. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0139164. eCollection 2015. Erratum in: PLoS One. 2015;10(11):e0142462. PMID: 26452270 [PubMed - in process] Free PMC Article
  44. Detection of Myocardial Dysfunction in Septic Shock: A Speckle-Tracking Echocardiography Study. Shahul S, Gulati G, Hacker MR, Mahmood F, Canelli R, Nizamuddin J, Mahmood B, Mueller A, Simon BA, Novack V, Talmor D. Anesth Analg. 2015 Dec;121(6):1547-54. doi: 10.1213/ANE.0000000000000943. PMID: 26397444 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  45. Individual Effect Modifiers of Dust Exposure Effect on Cardiovascular Morbidity. Vodonos A, Friger M, Katra I, Krasnov H, Zahger D, Schwartz J, Novack V. PLoS One. 2015 Sep 18;10(9):e0137714. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0137714. eCollection 2015. PMID: 26381397 [PubMed - in process] Free PMC Article
  46. The prevalence and significance of abnormal vital signs prior to in-hospital cardiac arrest. Andersen LW, Kim WY, Chase M, Berg KM, Mortensen SJ, Moskowitz A, Novack V, Cocchi MN, Donnino MW; American Heart Association’s Get With the Guidelines(®) – Resuscitation Investigators. Resuscitation. 2016 Jan;98:112-7. doi: 10.1016/j.resuscitation.2015.08.016. Epub 2015 Sep 9. PMID: 26362486 [PubMed - in process]
  47. Parkinson’s Disease Prevalence and Proximity to Agricultural Cultivated Fields. Yitshak Sade M, Zlotnik Y, Kloog I, Novack V, Peretz C, Ifergane G. Parkinsons Dis. 2015;2015:576564. doi: 10.1155/2015/576564. Epub 2015 Aug 18. PMID: 26357584 [PubMed] Free PMC Article
  48. Hospital Incidence and Outcomes of the Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Using the Kigali Modification of the Berlin Definition. Riviello ED, Kiviri W, Twagirumugabe T, Mueller A, Banner-Goodspeed VM, Officer L, Novack V, Mutumwinka M, Talmor DS, Fowler RA. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2016 Jan 1;193(1):52-9. doi: 10.1164/rccm.201503-0584OC. PMID: 26352116 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  49. Observation vs admission in syncope: can we predict short length of stays? Lin M, Wolfe RE, Shapiro NI, Novack V, Lior Y, Grossman SA. Am J Emerg Med. 2015 Nov;33(11):1684-6. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2015.08.010. Epub 2015 Aug 10. PMID: 26342395 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  50. Low Osteopontin N-Terminal Fragment and Carotid Plaque Stability Associated with Statin or Antiplatelet Therapy. Hamias R, Volvich L, Paran E, Sion-Vardi N, Novack V, Szendro G, Greenberg G, Rudich A, Wolak T. Curr Vasc Pharmacol. 2016;14(3):288-94. PMID: 26321081 [PubMed - in process]
  51. The impact of PCR on Clostridium difficile detection and clinical outcomes. Akbari M, Vodonos A, Silva G, Wungjiranirun M, Leffler DA, Kelly CP, Novack V. J Med Microbiol. 2015 Sep;64(9):1082-6. doi: 10.1099/jmm.0.000126. Epub 2015 Jul 9. PMID: 26297376 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  52. Methylphenidate use among medical students at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. Cohen YG, Segev RW, Shlafman N, Novack V, Ifergane G. J Neurosci Rural Pract. 2015 Jul-Sep;6(3):320-5. doi: 10.4103/0976-3147.158749. PMID: 26167012 [PubMed] Free PMC Article
  53. Air Pollution and Serum Glucose Levels: A Population-Based Study. Sade MY, Kloog I, Liberty IF, Katra I, Novack L, Novack V. Medicine (Baltimore). 2015 Jul;94(27):e1093. doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000001093. PMID: 26166095 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free PMC Article
  54. Prognostic Value of Glycated Hemoglobin for One Year Mortality Following Hospitalization in the Internal Medicine Ward. Liberty IF, Abu Freha N, Baumfeld Y, Codish S, Schlaeffer F, Novack V. Isr Med Assoc J. 2015 May;17(5):277-81. PMID: 26137652 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free Article
  55. The Utility of Inflammatory and Endothelial Markers to Identify Infection in Emergency Department Patients. Day DE, Oedorf K, Kogan S, Novack V, Sanchez LD, Wolfe RE, Shapiro NI, Henning DJ. Shock. 2015 Sep;44(3):215-20. doi: 10.1097/SHK.0000000000000411. PMID: 26009826 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  56. Clinical characteristics and survival of patients with diabetes mellitus following non-traumatic lower extremity amputation. Wiessman MP, Liberty IF, Segev RW, Katz T, Abu Tailakh M, Novack V. Isr Med Assoc J. 2015 Mar;17(3):145-9. PMID: 25946764 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free Article
  57. The administration of dextrose during in-hospital cardiac arrest is associated with increased mortality and neurologic morbidity. Peng TJ, Andersen LW, Saindon BZ, Giberson TA, Kim WY, Berg K, Novack V, Donnino MW; American Heart Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Resuscitation Investigators. Crit Care. 2015 Apr 10;19:160. doi: 10.1186/s13054-015-0867-z. PMID: 25887120 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free PMC Article
  58. Emergency department companions of stroke patients: implications on quality of care. Ashkenazi L, Toledano R, Novack V, EIluz E, Abu-Salamae I, Ifergane G. Medicine (Baltimore). 2015 Mar;94(9):e520. doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000000520. PMID: 25738470 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free PMC Article
  59. Ambient air pollution, weather and daily emergency department visits for headache. Vodonos A, Novack V, Zlotnik Y, Ifergane G. Cephalalgia. 2015 Oct;35(12):1085-91. doi: 10.1177/0333102415570300. Epub 2015 Feb 4. PMID: 25653308 [PubMed - in process]
  60. Dramatic increase in laboratory-diagnosed human cutaneous leishmaniasis cases in southern Israel, 2007-2013. Ben-Shimol S, Sagi O, Codish S, Novack V, Barrett C, Fruchtman Y, Berkowitz A, Shemer-Avni Y, Greenberg D. Infect Dis (Lond). 2015 Mar;47(3):161-7. doi: 10.3109/00365548.2014.977342. Epub 2015 Jan 22. PMID: 25622937 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  61. Automated surveillance for ventilator-associated events. Stevens JP, Silva G, Gillis J, Novack V, Talmor D, Klompas M, Howell MD. Chest. 2014 Dec;146(6):1612-8. doi: 10.1378/chest.13-2255. PMID: 25451350 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free PMC Article
  62. Effectiveness of stringent decontamination of computer input devices in the era of electronic medical records and bedside computing: a randomized controlled trial. Codish S, Toledano R, Novack V, Sherf M, Borer A. Am J Infect Control. 2015 Jun;43(6):644-6. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2014.09.011. Epub 2014 Nov 1. PMID: 25442396 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  63. Mortality due to sepsis in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid arthritis. Barrett O, Abramovich E, Dreiher J, Novack V, Abu-Shakra M. Isr Med Assoc J. 2014 Oct;16(10):634-5. No abstract available. PMID: 25438453 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free Article
  64. Acid suppression therapy does not predispose to Clostridium difficile infection: the case of the potential bias. Novack L, Kogan S, Gimpelevich L, Howell M, Borer A, Kelly CP, Leffler DA, Novack V. PLoS One. 2014 Oct 24;9(10):e110790. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0110790. eCollection 2014. PMID: 25343667 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free PMC Article
  65. Non-anthropogenic dust exposure and asthma medication purchase in children. Yitshak-Sade M, Novack V, Katra I, Gorodischer R, Tal A, Novack L. Eur Respir J. 2015 Mar;45(3):652-60. doi: 10.1183/09031936.00078614. Epub 2014 Oct 16. PMID: 25323244 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  66. The Esophageal Pressure-Guided Ventilation 2 (EPVent2) trial protocol: a multicentre, randomised clinical trial of mechanical ventilation guided by transpulmonary pressure. Fish E, Novack V, Banner-Goodspeed VM, Sarge T, Loring S, Talmor D. BMJ Open. 2014 Oct 6;4(9):e006356. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2014-006356. PMID: 25287106 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free PMC Article
  67. The effect of hospital volume on mortality in patients admitted with severe sepsis. Shahul S, Hacker MR, Novack V, Mueller A, Shaefi S, Mahmood B, Ali SH, Talmor D. PLoS One. 2014 Sep 29;9(9):e108754. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0108754. eCollection 2014. PMID: 25264788 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free PMC Article
  68. The reliability and validity of passive leg raise and fluid bolus to assess fluid responsiveness in spontaneously breathing emergency department patients. Duus N, Shogilev DJ, Skibsted S, Zijlstra HW, Fish E, Oren-Grinberg A, Lior Y, Novack V, Talmor D, Kirkegaard H, Shapiro NI. J Crit Care. 2015 Feb;30(1):217.e1-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jcrc.2014.07.031. Epub 2014 Aug 7. PMID: 25262530 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  69. Respiratory mechanical effects of surgical pneumoperitoneum in humans. Loring SH, Behazin N, Novero A, Novack V, Jones SB, O’Donnell CR, Talmor DS. J Appl Physiol (1985). 2014 Nov 1;117(9):1074-9. doi: 10.1152/japplphysiol.00552.2014. Epub 2014 Sep 11. PMID: 25213641 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free PMC Article
  70. Model for End-Stage Liver Disease score predicts mortality in critically ill cirrhotic patients. Boone MD, Celi LA, Ho BG, Pencina M, Curry MP, Lior Y, Talmor D, Novack V. J Crit Care. 2014 Oct;29(5):881.e7-13. doi: 10.1016/j.jcrc.2014.05.013. Epub 2014 May 28. PMID: 24974049 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  71. Admission cell free DNA levels predict 28-day mortality in patients with severe sepsis in intensive care. Avriel A, Paryente Wiessman M, Almog Y, Perl Y, Novack V, Galante O, Klein M, Pencina MJ, Douvdevani A. PLoS One. 2014 Jun 23;9(6):e100514. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0100514. eCollection 2014. PMID: 24955978 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free PMC Article
  72. Impact of mass media on public behavior and physicians: an ecological study of the H1N1 influenza pandemic. Codish S, Novack L, Dreiher J, Barski L, Jotkowitz A, Zeller L, Novack V. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2014 Jun;35(6):709-16. doi: 10.1086/676426. Epub 2014 Apr 22. PMID: 24799648 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  73. Attenuated predictive power of a normal myocardial perfusion scan in young smokers. Wolak A, Rafaeli E, Toledano R, Novack V, Gilutz H, Henkin Y. Eur J Intern Med. 2014 Jun;25(5):452-7. doi: 10.1016/j.ejim.2014.03.017. Epub 2014 May 3. PMID: 24793836 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  74. Trends in severity of illness on ICU admission and mortality among the elderly. Fuchs L, Novack V, McLennan S, Celi LA, Baumfeld Y, Park S, Howell MD, Talmor DS. PLoS One. 2014 Apr 3;9(4):e93234. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0093234. eCollection 2014. PMID: 24699251 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free PMC Article
  75. Renal safety and angiotensin II blockade medications in patients undergoing non-emergent coronary angiography: a randomized controlled study. Wolak T, Aliev E, Rogachev B, Baumfeld Y, Cafri C, Abu-Shakra M, Novack V. Isr Med Assoc J. 2013 Nov;15(11):682-7. PMID: 24511648 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free Article
  76. Doxazosin to treat hypertension: it’s time to take it personally–a retrospective analysis of 19, 495 patients. Wolak T, Toledano R, Novack V, Sharon A, Shalev A, Wolak A. J Hypertens. 2014 May;32(5):1132-7; discussion 1137. doi: 10.1097/HJH.0000000000000119. PMID: 24509125 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  77. Increased glycemic variability in patients with elevated preoperative HbA1C predicts adverse outcomes following coronary artery bypass grafting surgery. Subramaniam B, Lerner A, Novack V, Khabbaz K, Paryente-Wiesmann M, Hess P, Talmor D. Anesth Analg. 2014 Feb;118(2):277-87. doi: 10.1213/ANE.0000000000000100. PMID: 24445629 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  78. Prognostic value of myocardial ischemic electrocardiographic response in patients with normal stress echocardiographic study. Kobal SL, Wilkof-Segev R, Patchett MS, Vodonos A, Liel-Cohen N, Novack V, Bangalore S, Siegel RJ. Am J Cardiol. 2014 Mar 15;113(6):945-9. doi: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2013.11.051. Epub 2013 Dec 25. PMID: 24440328 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  79. [Atrial fibrillation in medical intensive care unit patients: characteristics and consequences]. Baumfeld Y, Novack V, Almog Y. Harefuah. 2013 Sep;152(9):520-3, 564. Hebrew. PMID: 24364091 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  80. Raising positive end-expiratory pressures in ARDS to achieve a positive transpulmonary pressure does not cause hemodynamic compromise. Sarge T, Loring SH, Yitsak-Sade M, Malhotra A, Novack V, Talmor D. Intensive Care Med. 2014 Jan;40(1):126-8. doi: 10.1007/s00134-013-3127-1. Epub 2013 Oct 15. No abstract available. PMID: 24126673 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free PMC Article
  81. Emergency hernia repair in cirrhotic patients with ascites. Odom SR, Gupta A, Talmor D, Novack V, Sagy I, Evenson AR. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2013 Sep;75(3):404-9. doi: 10.1097/TA.0b013e31829e2313. PMID: 24089110 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  82. Safety and efficacy metrics for primary nitinol stenting in femoropopliteal occlusive disease: a meta-analysis and critical examination of current methodologies. Vardi M, Novack V, Pencina MJ, Doros G, Burke DA, Elmariah S, Cutlip DE, Mauri L, Yeh RW. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2014 May 1;83(6):975-83. doi: 10.1002/ccd.25179. Epub 2014 Jan 31. Review. PMID: 23996913 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  83. Association between bone mineral density and incidence of breast cancer. Fraenkel M, Novack V, Liel Y, Koretz M, Siris E, Norton L, Shafat T, Shany S, Geffen DB. PLoS One. 2013 Aug 5;8(8):e70980. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0070980. Print 2013. Erratum in: PLoS One. 2013;8(9). doi: 10.1371/annotation/2811f3e3-8efe-4183-bcd7-e4a11401fb89. PMID: 23940680 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free PMC Article
  84. Autoimmune hepatitis in southern Israel: a 15-year multicenter study. Delgado JS, Vodonos A, Malnick S, Kriger O, Wilkof-Segev R, Delgado B, Novack V, Rosenthal A, Menachem Y, Melzer E, Fich A. J Dig Dis. 2013 Nov;14(11):611-8. doi: 10.1111/1751-2980.12085. PMID: 23815477 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  85. Severity of acute kidney injury and two-year outcomes in critically ill patients. Fuchs L, Lee J, Novack V, Baumfeld Y, Scott D, Celi L, Mandelbaum T, Howell M, Talmor D. Chest. 2013 Sep;144(3):866-75. doi: 10.1378/chest.12-2967. PMID: 23681257 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  86. Prognostic impact of sleep duration and sleep efficiency on mortality in patients with chronic heart failure. Reinhard W, Plappert N, Zeman F, Hengstenberg C, Riegger G, Novack V, Maimon N, Pfeifer M, Arzt M. Sleep Med. 2013 Jun;14(6):502-9. doi: 10.1016/j.sleep.2012.12.014. Epub 2013 Apr 28. PMID: 23628241 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  87. The effects of transfusion on outcomes in sepsis. Novack V, Talmor D. Crit Care Med. 2013 May;41(5):e49-50. doi: 10.1097/CCM.0b013e318283c3a5. No abstract available. PMID: 23591231 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  88. Clinical outcome of patients with and without diabetes mellitus after percutaneous coronary intervention with the resolute zotarolimus-eluting stent: 2-year results from the prospectively pooled analysis of the international global RESOLUTE program. Silber S, Serruys PW, Leon MB, Meredith IT, Windecker S, Neumann FJ, Belardi J, Widimsky P, Massaro J, Novack V, Yeung AC, Saito S, Mauri L. JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2013 Apr;6(4):357-68. doi: 10.1016/j.jcin.2012.11.006. Epub 2013 Mar 20. PMID: 23523454 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free Article
  89. Safety and feasibility of robotic percutaneous coronary intervention: PRECISE (Percutaneous Robotically-Enhanced Coronary Intervention) Study. Weisz G, Metzger DC, Caputo RP, Delgado JA, Marshall JJ, Vetrovec GW, Reisman M, Waksman R, Granada JF, Novack V, Moses JW, Carrozza JP. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2013 Apr 16;61(15):1596-600. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2012.12.045. PMID: 23500318 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free Article
  90. N-terminal rather than full-length osteopontin or its C-terminal fragment is associated with carotid-plaque inflammation in hypertensive patients. Wolak T, Sion-Vardi N, Novack V, Greenberg G, Szendro G, Tarnovscki T, Nov O, Shelef I, Paran E, Rudich A. Am J Hypertens. 2013 Mar;26(3):326-33. doi: 10.1093/ajh/hps043. Epub 2013 Jan 7. PMID: 23382482 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  91. Ethnicity and sepsis characteristics and outcomes. Population based study. Karp G, Perl Y, Fuchs L, Almog Y, Klein M, Vodonos A, Dreiher J, Talmor D, Codish S, Novack V; SEPSIS-ISR Group. Eur J Intern Med. 2013 Jan;24(1):34-9. doi: 10.1016/j.ejim.2012.09.016. Epub 2012 Oct 23. PMID: 23092742 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  92. Misconstrued intentions: setting the record straight. Novack V, Cohen DJ, Cutlip DE. Arch Intern Med. 2012 Oct 8;172(18):1425-6; author reply 1426-7. doi: 10.1001/archinternmed.2012.3752. No abstract available. PMID: 23045177 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  93. Primary biliary cirrhosis in Southern Israel: a 20 year follow up study. Delgado JS, Vodonos A, Delgado B, Jotkowitz A, Rosenthal A, Fich A, Novack V. Eur J Intern Med. 2012 Dec;23(8):e193-8. doi: 10.1016/j.ejim.2012.09.004. Epub 2012 Sep 28. PMID: 23022449 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  94. Localization of PKCη in cell membranes as a predictor for breast cancer response to treatment. Karp G, Abu-Ghanem S, Novack V, Mermershtain W, Ariad S, Sion-Vardy N, Livneh E. Onkologie. 2012;35(5):260-6. doi: 10.1159/000338443. Epub 2012 Apr 24. PMID: 22868505 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  95. The prognostic importance of cathepsin D and E-cadherin in early breast cancer: A single-institution experience. Jacobson-Raber G, Lazarev I, Novack V, Mermershtein W, Baumfeld Y, Geffen DB, Sion-Vardy N, Ariad S. Oncol Lett. 2011 Nov;2(6):1183-1190. Epub 2011 Aug 24. PMID: 22848286 [PubMed] Free PMC Article
  96. Circulating cell-free DNA in hemodialysis patients predicts mortality. Tovbin D, Novack V, Wiessman MP, Abd Elkadir A, Zlotnik M, Douvdevani A. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2012 Oct;27(10):3929-35. doi: 10.1093/ndt/gfs255. Epub 2012 Jul 24. PMID: 22833622 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free Article
  97. Significant differences in the expected versus observed longevity of implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs). Shafat T, Baumfeld Y, Novack V, Konstantino Y, Amit G. Clin Res Cardiol. 2013 Jan;102(1):43-9. doi: 10.1007/s00392-012-0493-6. Epub 2012 Jul 14. PMID: 22798033 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  98. ICU admission characteristics and mortality rates among elderly and very elderly patients. Fuchs L, Chronaki CE, Park S, Novack V, Baumfeld Y, Scott D, McLennan S, Talmor D, Celi L. Intensive Care Med. 2012 Oct;38(10):1654-61. Epub 2012 Jul 14. PMID: 22797350 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  99. Dexrazoxane does not affect treatment outcome in non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma patients. Rabinovich A, Weiss D, Weissman M, Novack V, Levi I. Am J Hematol. 2012 Aug;87(8):830-2. doi: 10.1002/ajh.23250. Epub 2012 May 31. No abstract available. PMID: 22648436 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free Article
  100. [Incidence of hospitalizations among chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients with anemia]. Frank Y, Regev A, Novack V, Avnon L, Avriel A, Shimonovich F, Heimer D, Maimon N. Harefuah. 2012 Apr;151(4):211-5, 254. Hebrew. PMID: 22616148 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  101. Effect of beta blocker therapy on survival of patients with heart failure and preserved systolic function following hospitalization with acute decompensated heart failure. Nevzorov R, Porath A, Henkin Y, Kobal SL, Jotkowitz A, Novack V. Eur J Intern Med. 2012 Jun;23(4):374-8. doi: 10.1016/j.ejim.2012.01.011. Epub 2012 Feb 27. PMID: 22560389 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  102. PKCη is a novel prognostic marker in non-small cell lung cancer. Krasnitsky E, Baumfeld Y, Freedman J, Sion-Vardy N, Ariad S, Novack V, Livneh E. Anticancer Res. 2012 Apr;32(4):1507-13. PMID: 22493394 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  103. The effect of rosuvastatin on incident pneumonia: results from the JUPITER trial. Novack V, MacFadyen J, Malhotra A, Almog Y, Glynn RJ, Ridker PM. CMAJ. 2012 Apr 17;184(7):E367-72. doi: 10.1503/cmaj.111017. Epub 2012 Mar 19. PMID: 22431901 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free PMC Article
  104. Mortality and multiple causes of death in systemic lupus erythematosus – role of the death certificate. Abu-Shakra M, Novack V. J Rheumatol. 2012 Mar;39(3):458-60. doi: 10.3899/jrheum.111556. No abstract available. PMID: 22383351 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  105. Troponin criteria for myocardial infarction after percutaneous coronary intervention. Novack V, Pencina M, Cohen DJ, Kleiman NS, Yen CH, Saucedo JF, Berger PB, Cutlip DE. Arch Intern Med. 2012 Mar 26;172(6):502-8. doi: 10.1001/archinternmed.2011.2275. Epub 2012 Feb 27. PMID: 22371874 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  106. Frequency and impact of bleeding in elective coronary stent clinical trials–utility of three commonly used definitions. Fleming LM, Novack V, Novack L, Cohen SA, Negoita M, Cutlip DE. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2012 Aug 1;80(2):E23-9. doi: 10.1002/ccd.23332. Epub 2012 Jan 10. PMID: 22109802 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  107. Insufficient compliance with current implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) therapy guidelines in post myocardial infarction patients is associated with increased mortality. Pertzov B, Novack V, Zahger D, Katz A, Amit G. Int J Cardiol. 2013 Jun 20;166(2):421-4. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2011.10.132. Epub 2011 Nov 17. PMID: 22100182 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  108. Temporal trends in patient characteristics and survival of intensive care admissions with sepsis: a multicenter analysis*. Dreiher J, Almog Y, Sprung CL, Codish S, Klein M, Einav S, Bar-Lavie Y, Singer PP, Nimrod A, Sachs J, Talmor D, Friger M, Greenberg D, Olsfanger D, Hersch M, Novack V; SEPSIS-ISR Group. Crit Care Med. 2012 Mar;40(3):855-60. doi: 10.1097/CCM.0b013e318236f7b8. PMID: 22020241 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  109. Impact of descent and stay at a Dead Sea resort (low altitude) on patients with systolic congestive heart failure and an implantable cardioverter defibrillator. Gabizon I, Shiyovich A, Novack V, Khalameizer V, Yosefy C, Moses SW, Katz A. Isr Med Assoc J. 2011 Jul;13(7):402-7. PMID: 21838181 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free Article
  110. Objective performance goals of safety and blood pressure efficacy for clinical trials of renal artery bare metal stents in hypertensive patients with atherosclerotic renal artery stenosis. Rocha-Singh KJ, Novack V, Pencina M, D’Agostino R, Ansel G, Rosenfield K, Jaff MR. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2011 Nov 1;78(5):779-89. doi: 10.1002/ccd.23055. Epub 2011 Jun 6. PMID: 21648052 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  111. Increased vitamin D serum levels correlate with clinical improvement of rheumatic diseases after Dead Sea climatotherapy. Harari M, Dramsdahl E, Shany S, Baumfeld Y, Ingber A, Novack V, Sukenik S. Isr Med Assoc J. 2011 Apr;13(4):212-5. PMID: 21598808 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free Article
  112. Exertional heatstroke: clinical characteristics, diagnostic and therapeutic considerations. Zeller L, Novack V, Barski L, Jotkowitz A, Almog Y. Eur J Intern Med. 2011 Jun;22(3):296-9. doi: 10.1016/j.ejim.2010.12.013. Epub 2011 Jan 19. PMID: 21570651 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  113. Efficacy of combined pegylated interferon and ribavirin therapy in Jewish patients of Israel suffering from chronic hepatitis C. Delgado JS, Baumfeld Y, Novack V, Monitin S, Jotkowitz A, Etzion O, Fich A. Hepatol Int. 2011 Dec;5(4):985-90. doi: 10.1007/s12072-011-9278-7. Epub 2011 May 8. PMID: 21553307 [PubMed]
  114. The influence of intermittent hypoxemia on platelet activation in obese patients with obstructive sleep apnea. Rahangdale S, Yeh SY, Novack V, Stevenson K, Barnard MR, Furman MI, Frelinger AL, Michelson AD, Malhotra A. J Clin Sleep Med. 2011 Apr 15;7(2):172-8. PMID: 21509332 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free PMC Article
  115. Influence of low tidal volume ventilation on time to extubation in cardiac surgical patients. Sundar S, Novack V, Jervis K, Bender SP, Lerner A, Panzica P, Mahmood F, Malhotra A, Talmor D. Anesthesiology. 2011 May;114(5):1102-10. doi: 10.1097/ALN.0b013e318215e254. PMID: 21430518 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free PMC Article
  116. Morphological and neuro-behavioral parallels in the rat model of stroke. Boyko M, Ohayon S, Goldsmith T, Novack L, Novack V, Perry ZH, Gruenbaum BF, Gruenbaum SE, Steiner O, Shapira Y, Teichberg VI, Zlotnik A. Behav Brain Res. 2011 Sep 30;223(1):17-23. doi: 10.1016/j.bbr.2011.03.019. Epub 2011 Mar 17. PMID: 21419805 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  117. Incidence, predictors and outcome of upper gastrointestinal bleeding in patients with acute coronary syndromes. Shalev A, Zahger D, Novack V, Etzion O, Shimony A, Gilutz H, Cafri C, Ilia R, Fich A. Int J Cardiol. 2012 Jun 14;157(3):386-90. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2010.12.081. Epub 2011 Jan 31. PMID: 21277643 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  118. Comparison of thrombolysis in myocardial infarction, Global Registry of Acute Coronary Events, and Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation II risk scores in patients with acute myocardial infarction who require mechanical ventilation for more than 24 hours. Eran O, Novack V, Gilutz H, Zahger D. Am J Cardiol. 2011 Feb 1;107(3):343-6. doi: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2010.09.024. PMID: 21256996 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  119. Obstructive sleep apnea and aging effects on macrovascular and microcirculatory function. Yim-Yeh S, Rahangdale S, Nguyen AT, Jordan AS, Novack V, Veves A, Malhotra A. Sleep. 2010 Sep;33(9):1177-83. PMID: 20857864 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free PMC Article
  120. Effect of coronary target lesion revascularization on late cardiac events after insertion of sirolimus-eluting or bare metal stents. Novack V, Nguyen MC, Rooney M, Chacko R, Novack L, Pencina M, Apruzzese P, Mauri L, Cohen SA, Moses J, Leon MB, Cutlip DE. Am J Cardiol. 2010 Sep 15;106(6):774-9. doi: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2010.04.039. Epub 2010 Aug 2. PMID: 20816116 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  121. Routine laboratory results and thirty day and one-year mortality risk following hospitalization with acute decompensated heart failure. Novack V, Pencina M, Zahger D, Fuchs L, Nevzorov R, Jotkowitz A, Porath A. PLoS One. 2010 Aug 17;5(8):e12184. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0012184. PMID: 20808904 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free PMC Article
  122. [Bedside percutaneous tracheostomy in critically ill medical patients: clinical characteristics, outcome and complications]. Binyamin Y, Frenkel A, Barski L, Novack V, Almog YY. Harefuah. 2010 Mar;149(3):143-7, 196, 195. Hebrew. PMID: 20684163 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  123. Vascular dysfunction in obstructive sleep apnea and type 2 diabetes mellitus. Yim-Yeh S, Rahangdale S, Nguyen AT, Stevenson KE, Novack V, Veves A, Malhotra A. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2011 Jan;19(1):17-22. doi: 10.1038/oby.2010.116. Epub 2010 Jun 3. PMID: 20523303 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free PMC Article
  124. In-hospital and nine-month outcomes among patients with coronary lesions involving a side branch and treated with bare metal stents. Novack V, Battaglia L, Popma JJ, Cutlip DE. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2010 Dec 1;76(7):951-7. doi: 10.1002/ccd.22568. PMID: 20506118 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  125. Selective molecular potassium channel blockade prevents atrial fibrillation. Amit G, Kikuchi K, Greener ID, Yang L, Novack V, Donahue JK. Circulation. 2010 Jun 1;121(21):2263-70. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.109.911156. Epub 2010 May 17. PMID: 20479154 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free PMC Article
  126. Iatrogenic gastric acid suppression and the risk of nosocomial Clostridium difficile infection. Howell MD, Novack V, Grgurich P, Soulliard D, Novack L, Pencina M, Talmor D. Arch Intern Med. 2010 May 10;170(9):784-90. doi: 10.1001/archinternmed.2010.89. PMID: 20458086 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  127. Left ventricular geometric abnormality screening in hypertensive patients using a hand-carried ultrasound device. Perez-Avraham G, Kobal SL, Etzion O, Novack V, Wolak T, Liel-Cohen N, Paran E. J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich). 2010 Mar;12(3):181-6. doi: 10.1111/j.1751-7176.2009.00247.x. PMID: 20433531 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free Article
  128. Esophageal pressures in acute lung injury: do they represent artifact or useful information about transpulmonary pressure, chest wall mechanics, and lung stress? Loring SH, O’Donnell CR, Behazin N, Malhotra A, Sarge T, Ritz R, Novack V, Talmor D. J Appl Physiol (1985). 2010 Mar;108(3):515-22. doi: 10.1152/japplphysiol.00835.2009. Epub 2009 Dec 17. PMID: 20019160 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free PMC Article
  129. Discrepancy between results of randomized control studies and retrospective analysis: the case of statin therapy effect on one-year mortality in patients with decompensated heart failure. Nevzorov R, Novack V, Henkin Y, Kobal SL, Jotkowitz A, Porath A. Eur J Intern Med. 2009 Sep;20(5):494-8. doi: 10.1016/j.ejim.2009.03.001. Epub 2009 Apr 5. PMID: 19712852 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  130. In-hospital and 1-year outcomes among unselected percutaneous coronary intervention patients treated with either sirolimus- or paclitaxel-eluting stents: results from the EVENT (Evaluation of Drug Eluting Stents and Ischemic Events) registry. Novack V, Cutlip D, Kleiman N, Pencina M, Mauri L, Yen CH, Berger P, Goldberg S, Kellett M, Waksman R, Hong M, Raizner AE, Cohen DJ. JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2009 Aug;2(8):767-75. doi: 10.1016/j.jcin.2009.05.016. PMID: 19695546 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free Article
  131. Association of lipid levels during gestation with preeclampsia and gestational diabetes mellitus: a population-based study. Wiznitzer A, Mayer A, Novack V, Sheiner E, Gilutz H, Malhotra A, Novack L. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2009 Nov;201(5):482.e1-8. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2009.05.032. Epub 2009 Jul 24. PMID: 19631920 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  132. Impact of target lesion and nontarget lesion cardiac events on 5-year clinical outcomes after sirolimus-eluting or bare-metal stenting. Chacko R, Mulhearn M, Novack V, Novack L, Mauri L, Cohen SA, Moses J, Leon MB, Cutlip DE. JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2009 Jun;2(6):498-503. doi: 10.1016/j.jcin.2009.03.013. PMID: 19539252 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free Article
  133. Continuous perioperative insulin infusion decreases major cardiovascular events in patients undergoing vascular surgery: a prospective, randomized trial. Subramaniam B, Panzica PJ, Novack V, Mahmood F, Matyal R, Mitchell JD, Sundar E, Bose R, Pomposelli F, Kersten JR, Talmor DS. Anesthesiology. 2009 May;110(5):970-7. doi: 10.1097/ALN.0b013e3181a1005b. PMID: 19387173 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  134. The effects of statin therapy on inflammatory cytokines in patients with bacterial infections: a randomized double-blind placebo controlled clinical trial. Novack V, Eisinger M, Frenkel A, Terblanche M, Adhikari NK, Douvdevani A, Amichay D, Almog Y. Intensive Care Med. 2009 Jul;35(7):1255-60. doi: 10.1007/s00134-009-1429-0. Epub 2009 Feb 11. PMID: 19205663 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  135. Multivessel drug-eluting stenting and impact of diabetes mellitus–a report from the EVENT registry. Novack V, Tsyvine D, Cohen DJ, Pencina M, Dubin J, Dehghani H, Kleiman NS, Cutlip DE. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2009 Jun 1;73(7):874-80. doi: 10.1002/ccd.21925. PMID: 19180665 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  136. The effects of natural antioxidants from tomato extract in treated but uncontrolled hypertensive patients. Paran E, Novack V, Engelhard YN, Hazan-Halevy I. Cardiovasc Drugs Ther. 2009 Apr;23(2):145-51. doi: 10.1007/s10557-008-6155-2. Epub 2008 Dec 4. PMID: 19052855 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  137. Yitshak Sade M., Kloog I., Liberty I., Schwartz J., Novack V. “The Association between Air Pollution Exposure and Glucose and Lipids Levels”. The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (2016)
  138. Stavsky, M., Robinson R., Yitshak Sade M., Krimko H., Zalstein E., Ioffe V., Novack V., Levitas A. “Elevated birth prevalence of conotruncal heart defects 4 in a population with high consanguinity rate”. Cardiology in the Young (2016).
  139. Yitshak-Sade M., Daviduvitch N., Novack L., Grotto I. Factors associated with immunization coverage among school children in Israel. Ethnicity & Health ahead-of-print (2015): 1-13
  140. Yitshak-Sade M., Kloog I., Liberty I., Katra I, Novack L and Novack V. Air pollution and serum glucose levels: a population based study. Medicine, 94(27), e1093
  141. Karakis, I., Sarov, B., Landau, D., Manor, E., Yitshak-Sade, M., Rotenberg, M., Hershkovitz R, Grotto I, Gurevich E& Novack, L. (2014). Association Between Prenatal Exposure to Metals and Neonatal Morbidity. Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health, Part A,77(21), 1281-1284
  142. Yitshak Sade, M., Vodonos, A., Novack, V., Friger, M., Amit, G., Katra, I., Schwartz, J., & Novack, L. (2014). Can air pollution trigger an onset of atrial fibrillation: a population-based study. Air Quality, Atmosphere & Health, 1-8.
  143. Sarge T., Loring S.H., Yitshak-Sade M., Malhotra A., Novack V., Talmor D. Raising positive end-expiratory pressures in ARDS to achieve a positive transpulmonary pressure avoids hemodynamic compromise. Intensive Care Med 2014 Jan;40(1):126-128