Yaron Shapira

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Country: Israel

Publications

  1. ncbi The impact of intraoperative transesophageal echocardiography in infective endocarditis
    Yaron Shapira
    Department of Cardiology, Rabin Medical Center, Petah Tikva, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 9:299-302. 2007
  2. doi Two-year outcomes for patients with severe symptomatic aortic stenosis treated with transcatheter aortic valve implantation
    Pablo Codner
    Department of Cardiology, Beilinson Hospital, Rabin Medical Center, Petach Tikva, and Tel Aviv University, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Am J Cardiol 111:1330-6. 2013
  3. doi Clinical profile and outcome of patients with severe aortic stenosis at high surgical risk: single-center prospective evaluation according to treatment assignment
    Danny Dvir
    Department of Cardiology, Rabin Medical Center, Petach Tikva, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 81:871-81. 2013
  4. ncbi The value of intraoperative transesophageal echocardiography in patients undergoing aortic valve replacement
    Daniel Weisenberg
    The Dan Sheingarten Echocardiography Unit and Valvular Clinic, Department of Cardiology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tikva, Israel
    J Heart Valve Dis 20:540-4. 2011
  5. ncbi Percutaneous closure of perivalvular leaks with Amplatzer occluders: feasibility, safety, and shortterm results
    Yaron Shapira
    Department of Cardiology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tiqva, affiliated with the Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Heart Valve Dis 16:305-13. 2007
  6. ncbi Mid-term echocardiographic progression of patients with moderate aortic regurgitation: implications for aortic valve surgery
    Daniel Weisenberg
    Dan Sheingarten Echocardiography Unit and Valvular Clinic, Department of Cardiology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tiqva, Israel
    J Heart Valve Dis 22:192-4. 2013
  7. ncbi [Transcatheter aortic-valve implantation]
    Danny Dvir
    Cardiology Department, Rabin Medical Center, Petach Tikva, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Harefuah 151:237-41, 252. 2012
  8. ncbi Does gender affect the rates of abnormal exercise stress echocardiography in patients with asymptomatic severe aortic stenosis?
    Mordehay Vaturi
    The Dan Sheingarten Echocardiography Unit and Valvular Clinic, Department of Cardiology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petach Tikva, Israel
    J Heart Valve Dis 21:31-6. 2012
  9. ncbi Impact of intraoperative transesophageal echocardiography in patients undergoing valve replacement
    Yaron Shapira
    The Dan Sheingarten Echocardiography Unit and Valvular Clinic, Department of Cardiology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tiqva 49100, Israel
    Ann Thorac Surg 78:579-83; discussion 583-4. 2004
  10. ncbi Atrial flutter after surgical radiofrequency ablation of the left atrium for atrial fibrillation
    Gregory Golovchiner
    Department of Cardiology, Rabin Medical Center, Petah Tiqwa, Israel
    Ann Thorac Surg 79:108-12. 2005

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  1. ncbi The impact of intraoperative transesophageal echocardiography in infective endocarditis
    Yaron Shapira
    Department of Cardiology, Rabin Medical Center, Petah Tikva, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 9:299-302. 2007
    ..corrected] The use of intraoperative transesophageal echocardiogram in patients with infective endocarditis is usually reserved for cases of inadequate preoperative testing or suspected extension to perivalvular tissue...
  2. doi Two-year outcomes for patients with severe symptomatic aortic stenosis treated with transcatheter aortic valve implantation
    Pablo Codner
    Department of Cardiology, Beilinson Hospital, Rabin Medical Center, Petach Tikva, and Tel Aviv University, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Am J Cardiol 111:1330-6. 2013
    ..01 to 1.06, p = 0.048) predicted all-cause mortality. In conclusion, the clinical outcome of TAVI is favorable. The use of both procedural devices and multiple techniques in the same institution is feasible and potentially desirable...
  3. doi Clinical profile and outcome of patients with severe aortic stenosis at high surgical risk: single-center prospective evaluation according to treatment assignment
    Danny Dvir
    Department of Cardiology, Rabin Medical Center, Petach Tikva, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 81:871-81. 2013
    ..The study sought to assess the clinical profile, outcome, and predictors for mortality of "real-world" high-risk severe aortic stenosis patients according to the mode of treatment assigned...
  4. ncbi The value of intraoperative transesophageal echocardiography in patients undergoing aortic valve replacement
    Daniel Weisenberg
    The Dan Sheingarten Echocardiography Unit and Valvular Clinic, Department of Cardiology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tikva, Israel
    J Heart Valve Dis 20:540-4. 2011
    ..The study aim was to assess the impact of IOTEE on the management of a large cohort of patients referred for aortic valve replacement (AVR)...
  5. ncbi Percutaneous closure of perivalvular leaks with Amplatzer occluders: feasibility, safety, and shortterm results
    Yaron Shapira
    Department of Cardiology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tiqva, affiliated with the Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Heart Valve Dis 16:305-13. 2007
    ..Herein are reviewed the short-term results of percutaneous closure of PVLs using the Amplatzer occluder...
  6. ncbi Mid-term echocardiographic progression of patients with moderate aortic regurgitation: implications for aortic valve surgery
    Daniel Weisenberg
    Dan Sheingarten Echocardiography Unit and Valvular Clinic, Department of Cardiology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tiqva, Israel
    J Heart Valve Dis 22:192-4. 2013
    ..The study aim was to monitor the progression rate of moderate AR by means of echocardiography, and to reveal the need for future surgical intervention...
  7. ncbi [Transcatheter aortic-valve implantation]
    Danny Dvir
    Cardiology Department, Rabin Medical Center, Petach Tikva, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Harefuah 151:237-41, 252. 2012
    ..In recent years, an alternative treatment approach has been developed, transcatheter aortic-valve implantation. In this review we would like to describe this treatment modality and to present several cases performed in our center...
  8. ncbi Does gender affect the rates of abnormal exercise stress echocardiography in patients with asymptomatic severe aortic stenosis?
    Mordehay Vaturi
    The Dan Sheingarten Echocardiography Unit and Valvular Clinic, Department of Cardiology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petach Tikva, Israel
    J Heart Valve Dis 21:31-6. 2012
    ..The study aim was to evaluate the effect of gender on the assessment of severe asymptomatic AS by exercise stress echocardiography (ESE)...
  9. ncbi Impact of intraoperative transesophageal echocardiography in patients undergoing valve replacement
    Yaron Shapira
    The Dan Sheingarten Echocardiography Unit and Valvular Clinic, Department of Cardiology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tiqva 49100, Israel
    Ann Thorac Surg 78:579-83; discussion 583-4. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to explore the impact of immediate postpump IOTEE in valve replacement surgery at a single tertiary medical center...
  10. ncbi Atrial flutter after surgical radiofrequency ablation of the left atrium for atrial fibrillation
    Gregory Golovchiner
    Department of Cardiology, Rabin Medical Center, Petah Tiqwa, Israel
    Ann Thorac Surg 79:108-12. 2005
    ..Reported failure rates range between 15% and 30%, with some patients remaining in atrial fibrillation and others experiencing atrial flutter. The incidence and nature of the postoperative atrial flutter is not yet well defined...
  11. ncbi Tissue Doppler imaging in patients with advanced heart failure: relation to functional class and prognosis
    Ashraf Hamdan
    Echocardiography Unit, Department of Cardiology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tikva, Israel
    J Heart Lung Transplant 25:214-8. 2006
    ..However, the added value of TDI to standard Doppler echocardiographic measurements in predicting symptoms and outcome of advanced heart failure remains unknown...
  12. ncbi Transcatheter aortic and mitral valve implantations for failed bioprosthetic heart valves
    Danny Dvir
    Department of Cardiology, Rabin Medical Center, Petach Tikva, Israel
    J Invasive Cardiol 23:377-81. 2011
    ..We present our initial experience with valve-in-valve (VIV) procedures for failed aortic and mitral bioprosthetic valves...
  13. ncbi Comparison of diameter of ascending aorta in patients with severe aortic stenosis secondary to congenital versus degenerative versus rheumatic etiologies
    Itsik Ben-Dor
    Department of Cardiology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tiqva, and Tel Aviv University Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Am J Cardiol 96:1549-52. 2005
    ..Patients with degenerative and rheumatic etiology had less remarkable dilation compared with control group, and most values were within the normal range...
  14. doi Infective endocarditis in the transcatheter aortic valve replacement era: comprehensive review of a rare complication
    Alon Eisen
    Department of Cardiology, Rabin Medical Center, Petah Tikva, Israel
    Clin Cardiol 35:E1-5. 2012
    ..Infective endocarditis after TAVR deserves prompt diagnosis and treatment. Until further evidence is present, IE after TAVR should be managed according to SAVR guidelines with modifications as needed on a case-by-case basis...
  15. ncbi The association of left atrial volume with exercise capacity in patients with chronic severe mitral regurgitation
    Mordehay Vaturi
    Echocardiography Unit and Valvular Clinic, Department of Cardiology, Rabin Medical Center Beilinson Campus, Petah Tikva, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 12:150-3. 2010
    ..Decreased exercise capacity is expected when LAV is increased due to its association with abnormal left ventricular filling pressure. However, LAV enlargement is expected in chronic mitral regurgitation as well...
  16. ncbi Preliminary experience using the transcatheter mitral valve leaflet repair procedure
    Leor Perl
    Department of Cardiology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tikva, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 15:608-12. 2013
    ..Mitral regurgitation (MR) causes increased morbidity and mortality in heart failure patients and is often associated with augmented surgical risk...
  17. doi Right ventricular pacing increases tricuspid regurgitation grade regardless of the mechanical interference to the valve by the electrode
    Mordehay Vaturi
    Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Hospital, 36 Jabotinsky Street, Petach Tikva 49100, Israel
    Eur J Echocardiogr 11:550-3. 2010
    ..The aim of the study was to determine the impact of pacing per se on TR grade...
  18. ncbi Bilateral skeletonized internal mammary versus single-pedicled internal mammary grafting in the elderly
    Sahar Gideon
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Rabin Medical Center, Petah Tikva, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 9:294-8. 2007
    ..The use of the bilateral internal mammary arteries has been reserved mainly for younger and low risk patients...
  19. doi Acute coronary syndromes in patients with prosthetic heart valves-a case-series
    Zaza Iakobishvili
    Department of Cardiology, Rabin Medical Center, Petah Tikva, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Acute Card Care 10:148-51. 2008
    ..There are few reports regarding acute coronary syndromes (ACS) in patients with prosthetic heart valves (PHV), mostly attributing the ACS to a PHV-derived coronary embolus...
  20. doi Urgent Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation in Patients With Severe Aortic Stenosis and Acute Heart Failure: Procedural and 30-Day Outcomes
    Uri Landes
    Department of Cardiology, Beilinson Hospital Rabin Medical Center, Petah Tikva, Israel
    Can J Cardiol 32:726-31. 2016
    ..We report our TAVI experience in treating patients with unstable AS who require urgent intervention for their aortic valve disease...
  21. ncbi Efficacy and Safety of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation in Aortic Stenosis Patients With Extreme Age
    Katia Orvin
    Cardiology Department, Rabin Medical Center, 39 Jabotinsky St 49100, Petach Tikva, Israel
    J Invasive Cardiol 27:475-80. 2015
    ..To investigate the in-hospital and long-term outcomes of patients at extreme age with severe symptomatic aortic stenosis (AS) who underwent transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI)...
  22. ncbi Does exercise echocardiography have an added value over exercise testing alone in asymptomatic patients with severe aortic stenosis?
    Daniel Weisenberg
    Department of Cardiology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tikva, Israel
    J Heart Valve Dis 17:376-80. 2008
    ..The study aim was to assess the clinical utility and added value of exercise stress echocardiography (ESE) over exercise testing alone in asymptomatic patients with severe aortic stenosis (AS)...
  23. doi Circulating endothelial progenitor cells in patients with dysfunctional versus normally functioning congenitally bicuspid aortic valves
    Mordehay Vaturi
    Department of Cardiology, Rabin Medical Center, Petach Tikva, Israel
    Am J Cardiol 108:272-6. 2011
    ..In conclusion, patients with BAV and significant valve dysfunction appear to have circulating EPCs with impaired functional properties. These findings require validation by further studies...
  24. doi Platelet reactivity in patients with a history of obstructive prosthetic valve thrombosis
    Tal Bouganim
    Department of Cardiology, Rabin Medical Center, Petah Tikva, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Am J Cardiol 103:1760-3. 2009
    ..These patients would, therefore, likely benefit from the addition of antiplatelet therapy to their standard anticoagulant treatment...
  25. ncbi Percutaneous aortic valve implantation: early clinical experience and future perspectives
    Danny Dvir
    Department of Cardiology, Rabin Medical Center, Petah Tikva, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 11:244-9. 2009
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  26. doi Long-Term Outcomes for Patients With Severe Symptomatic Aortic Stenosis Treated With Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation
    Pablo Codner
    Cardiology Department, Rabin Medical Center, Petah Tikwa, Israel Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Am J Cardiol 116:1391-8. 2015
    ..In conclusion, long-term outcomes of TAVI are encouraging. Prevention and early identification of paravalvular leak and acute renal failure after the procedure would improve short- and long-term outcomes. ..
  27. doi Clinical and Echocardiographic Features of Mitral Annular Calcium in Patients Aged ≤50 Years
    Adaya Weissler-Snir
    Department of Cardiology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Hospital, Petah Tikva and the Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel Electronic address
    Am J Cardiol 116:1447-50. 2015
    ..In conclusion, the detection of MAC in a young patient should be regarded as a marker of atherosclerotic disease, chronic kidney disease, and aortic valve disease. ..
  28. doi Aortic Valve Gradient and Clinical Outcome in Patients Undergoing Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation for Severe Aortic Stenosis
    Guy Witberg
    Department of Cardiology, Rabin Medical Center, Petach Tikva, Israel
    Cardiology 134:128-35. 2016
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  29. ncbi Value of exercise echocardiography in rheumatic mitral stenosis with and without significant mitral regurgitation
    Eli I Lev
    Echocardiographic Unit and Valvular Clinic, Cardiology Department, Rabin Medical Center, affiliated with the Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Petah Tikva, Israel
    Am J Cardiol 93:1060-3. 2004
    ..Following stress echocardiography, an invasive procedure or modification of medical treatment was performed or recommended in 51% of the study patients...
  30. ncbi Relation of tricuspid inflow E-wave peak velocity to severity of tricuspid regurgitation
    Vladimir Danicek
    Department of Cardiology, Assaf Harofeh Medical Center, Zerifin, and Echocardiography Unit, Israel
    Am J Cardiol 98:399-401. 2006
    ..In conclusion, increased peak tricuspid E-wave velocity is associated with severe TR and thus can be used as a simple measure of TR grade...
  31. ncbi Double-valve Libman-Sacks endocarditis: an entity that demands special consideration
    Georgios P Georghiou
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petach Tikva, Israel
    J Heart Valve Dis 12:797-801. 2003
    ..Libman-Sacks endocarditis complicating SLE has rarely been reported to cause hemodynamically significant valvular lesions necessitating valve replacement...
  32. doi Association Between Mitral Annular Calcium and Flail Mitral Leaflet in Degenerative Mitral Valve Disease
    Noa Zemer Wassercug
    The Echocardiography Unit and Valvular Clinic, Department of Cardiology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Hospital, Petach Tikva and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel Electronic address
    Am J Cardiol 116:121-4. 2015
    ..76 (95% confidence interval 1.10 to 2.83, p = 0.019). In conclusion, this study demonstrates that degenerative mitral valve disease with severe MAC is significantly associated with flail mitral leaflet...
  33. doi Transoesophageal echocardiography of aortic atherosclerosis: the additive value of three-dimensional over two-dimensional imaging
    Adaya Weissler-Snir
    The Echocardiography Unit and Valve Clinic, Department of Cardiology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Hospital, Petah Tikva and the Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging 16:389-94. 2015
    ..Currently, two-dimensional (2D) transoesophageal echocardiography (TOE) is the principal diagnostic tool of AAPs. However, we hypothesized that the data obtained from three-dimensional (3D) imaging may improve AAPs' spatial assessment...
  34. doi Comprehensive prospective cognitive and physical function assessment in elderly patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve implantation
    Katia Orvin
    Cardiology Department, Rabin Medical Center, Petach Tikva, Israel
    Cardiology 127:227-35. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the changes in cognitive performance and functional status following TAVI...
  35. ncbi Feasibility of two-dimensional bileaflet valve imaging: a prospective transthoracic echocardiographic study
    Yaron Shapira
    Department of Cardiology, Rabin Medical Center, Petah Tiqva, Israel
    J Heart Valve Dis 11:576-82. 2002
    ..The study aim was to explore the feasibility of demonstrating prosthetic bileaflet valve leaflet motion by two-dimensional (2D) transthoracic echocardiography (TTE)...
  36. doi Obstructive left-sided prosthetic valve thrombosis
    Yaron Shapira
    The Dan Sheingarten Echocardiography Unit and Valvular Clinic, Department of Cardiology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tiqwa, Israel
    Acute Card Care 11:160-8. 2009
    ..Thrombus size is probably the most important determinant of complications, and if it is small, thrombolysis is probably advised across all degrees of functional class, as suggested by American College of Chest Physicians...
  37. doi Hemolysis associated with prosthetic heart valves: a review
    Yaron Shapira
    Department of Cardiology, The Dan Sheingarten Echocardiography Unit and Valvular Clinic, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tiqwa, Israel
    Cardiol Rev 17:121-4. 2009
    ..Several reports described the feasibility of transcatheter closure of paravalvular leak with coils or devices, but their effect on hemolysis is unpredictable. Surgery remains the treatment of choice in severe cases...
  38. ncbi Atherosclerosis of the aorta is common in patients with severe aortic stenosis: an intraoperative transesophageal echocardiographic study
    Daniel Weisenberg
    Dan Sheingarten Echocardiography Unit and Valvular Clinic, Department of Cardiology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tiqva 49100, Israel
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 130:29-32. 2005
    ..Hence the aim of the present study was to determine whether there is a similar association between aortic stenosis and aortic atheromas...
  39. ncbi Surgical excision of papillary fibroelastoma for known or potential embolization
    Georgios P Georghiou
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tiqva and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Heart Valve Dis 14:843-7. 2005
    ..Herein are described four cases of PFE which reflect the clinical diversity of this lesion. The diagnostic and surgical approach utilized is also briefly reviewed...
  40. ncbi Transesophageal echocardiography evaluation and follow-up of left main coronary artery patch angioplasty
    Erez Sharoni
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Petach Tikva 49100, Israel
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 23:585-8. 2003
    ..The treatment is surgical with two options: coronary artery bypass grafting or surgical angioplasty of the left main coronary artery. Assessing surgical results as well as follow-up were traditionally done by angiography...
  41. ncbi Initial clinical experience with a hand-held device (Thrombocheck) for the detection of bileaflet prosthetic valve malfunction
    S Ben Zekry
    The Dan Sheingarten Echocardiography Unit and Valvular Clinic, Department of Cardiology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tiqva, affiliated with the Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Heart Valve Dis 14:476-80. 2005
    ..Herein is reported the authors' initial clinical experience with this device...
  42. ncbi Initial experience with the Amplatzer membranous septal occluder in adults
    Rafael Hirsch
    Adult Congenital Heart Disease Unit and Departments of Cardiology, Rabin Medical Center, Petach Tikva 49100, Israel
    Acute Card Care 9:54-9. 2007
    ..A trans-catheter technique for closing pmVSDs has been developed, and this paper describes our initial experience using the Amplatzer membranous septal occluder (AMSO)...
  43. ncbi Echocardiographic markers of severe tricuspid regurgitation associated with right-sided congestive heart failure
    Mordehay Vaturi
    Dan Scheingarten Echocardiography Unit and Valvular Clinic, Department of Cardiology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tiqva, Israel
    J Heart Valve Dis 12:197-201. 2003
    ..The study aim was to identify echocardiographic markers associated with right-sided congestive heart failure (RCHF) in patients with severe TR...
  44. ncbi Low-molecular-weight heparin for the treatment of patients with mechanical heart valves
    Yaron Shapira
    Department of Cardiology, Rabin Medical Center, Petah Tiqva, Israel
    Clin Cardiol 25:323-7. 2002
    ..Low-molecular-weight heparin (LMWH) offers theoretical advantages over UH, but is not currently considered in clinical guidelines as an alternative to UH in patients with prosthetic valves...
  45. ncbi [Update in aortic valve diseases]
    Alik Sagie
    Echocardiography Unit and Valvular Clinic, Cardiology Department, Rabin Medical Center
    Harefuah 146:867-71, 909. 2007
    ..A comparison with the older ACC/AHA guidelines and the European guidelines is also presented...
  46. ncbi Primary cardiac pleomorphic sarcoma: an aggressive tumor
    Georgios P Georghiou
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Rabin Medical Center Beilinson Campus, Petah Tiqva, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 7:470-1. 2005
  47. ncbi Surgical reconstruction of the left main coronary artery: fresh autologous pericardium or saphenous vein patch
    Ehud Raanani
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Ann Thorac Surg 78:1610-3. 2004
    ..Coronary ostial plasty has been described as an alternative surgical technique in isolated ostial left main coronary artery stenosis without calcification. We review our experience with 15 patients...