רשימת פירסומים, כנסים, הרצאות ועבודות מחקר


SCIENTIFIC PUBLICATIONS

Refereed articles in scientific journals

  1. J. Schachter, A. Laish, S. Mechmandarov, M. Feinmesser, E. Fenig, G. Tamir, H. Gutman.
    Standard and nonstandard applications of sentinel node-guided melanoma surgery.
    World J. Surg. 24, 491-495, 2000.  Link

  2. H. Gutman, A. Laish-Farkash, D. Risin, NR Pellis.
    Locomotion of lymphocytes towards melanoma cells treated with tumor necrosis factor in a syngeneic in vitro model.
    International Journal of Molecular Medicine 8(2): 199-203 , 2001.  Link

  3. A. Laish-Farkash, S. Matetzky, S. Kassem, M.D., H. Haj-Iahia, H. Hod.
    Therapeutic Hypothermia for Comatose Survivors after Cardiac Arrest.
    IMAJ 4 (9); 252-256, 2007.  Link

  4. A. Laish-Farkash, H. Hod, S. Matetzky, V. Guetta.
    Safety of intra-aortic balloon pump using glycoprotein IIb/IIIa antagonists.
    Clinical Cardiology 32,2; 99-103, 2009.  Link

  5. A. Laish-Farkash, M. Glikson, D. Brass, D. Marek-Yagel, E. Pras, N. Dascal, C. Antzelevitch, E. Nof, H. Reznik, D. Luria.
    A novel mutation in the HCN4 gene causes symptomatic sinus bradycardia in Moroccan Jews.
    J of Cardiovasc Electrophysiology, Vol 21 (12): 1365-1372, Dec 2010.  Link

  6. A. Barsheshet, I. Goldenberg, M. Garty, S. Gotllieb, A. Sandach, A. Laish-Farkash, M. Eldar, M. Glikson.
    Relation of bundle branch block to long-term (four-year) mortality in hospitalized patients with systolic heart failure.
    American Journal of Cardiology. Volume 107, Issue 4, Pages 540-544, 15, February 2011.  Link

  7. A. Laish-Farkash, S. Matetzky, D. Oieru, A. Sandach, N. Levi, J. Or, J. Rieck, A. Barsheshet, H. Hod.
    Usefulness of Mild Therapeutic Hypothermia for Hospitalized Comatose Patients Having Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest.
    American Journal of Cardiology108:173–178, 2011.  Link
    (This work was elected by medscape as "Faculty of 1000" – one of the most important articles and trends in medicine and biology that will change clinical practice).

  8. S. Oduneye, L. Biswas, S. Ghate, V. Ramanan, J. Barry, A. Laish-Farkash, E. Kadmon, T. Zeidan Shwiri, E. Crystal, G Wright.
    The Feasibility of Endocardial Propagation Mapping Using Magnetic Resonance Guidance in a Swine Model, and Comparison with Standard Electroanatomic Mapping.
    IEEE transactions on medical imaging 31;977-983, April 2012  Link

  9. A. Laish-Farkash, M. Shurrab, S. Singh, I. Tiong, A. Verma, G. Amit, A. Kiss, F. Morriello, D. Birnie, J. Healey, I. Lashevsky, D. Newman, E. Crystal.
    Approaches to empiric ablation of slow pathway: results from the Canadian EP web survey.
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 35(2); 183-187,2012  Link

  10. M. Shurrab, A. Laish-Farkash, F. Morriello, S. Singh, I. Lashevsky, R. Schilling, H. Wijeysundera, G. Wright, A. Pinter, D. Newman, E. Crystal.
    Three-dimensional localization versus fluoroscopically-only guided ablations: A meta-analysis.
    Accepted for publication in the Scandinavian Cardiovascular Journal, 47(4);200-209, Aug 2013.  Link

  11. Zeidan-Shwiri T, Yang Y, Lashevsky I, Kadmon E, Kagal D, Dick A, Laish-Farkash A, Paul G, Gao D, Shurrab M, Newman D, Wright G, Crystal E.
    Magnetic resonance estimates of the extent and heterogeneity of scar tissue in ICD patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy predict ventricular arrhythmia.
    Heart Rhythm Journal – 2015;12:802-808  Link

  12. A. Laish-Farkash, V. Khalameizer, E.Fishman, O. Cohen, C. Yosefy, I. Cohen, A. Katz.
    Safety, efficacy, and clinical applicability of pulmonary vein isolation with circular multi-electrode ablation systems: PVAC® versus nMARQ™ for atrial fibrillation ablation.
    Europace- 7/2015-EUPC-D-15-00277  Link

  13. *A. Laish-Farkash, *C. Yosefy, Y. Azhibekov , V. Khalameizer, B. Brodkin, A. Katz.
    A new method for direct3-dimensional measurement of left atrial appendage dimensions during transesophageal echocardiography.
    Echocardiography 06/2015.  Link

  14. Buber J, Laish-Farkash A, Koren-Morag N, Fefer P, Segev A, Hod H, Matetzky S.
    Cardiac troponin elevation pattern in patients undergoing a primary percutaneous coronary intervention for ST- segment elevation myocardial infarction: Characterization and relationship with cardiovascular events during hospitalization.
    Coronary Artery Dis. 2015; Sept 26(6): 503-509.  Link

  15. A. Sabbag, M. Suleiman, A. Laish-Farkash, N. Samania, M. Kazatsker, I. Goldenberg, M. Glikson, R. Beinart.
    Contemporary Rates of appropriate shock therapy in patients who receive implantable device therapy in a real world setting.
    Heart Rhythm J 2015; Dec 12(12):2426-33.  Link

  16. A. Laish-Farkash, A. Katz, O. Cohen, A. Osherov, S. Bruocha, V. Khalameizer.
    Site localization of painful lesions during radiofrequency ablation of pulmonary veins using circular multi-electrode catheters.
    J Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology – 10/2015 (IF 1.58; Q1; JR 80/339).  Link

  17. A. Laish-Farkash, A. Katz, O. Cohen, E. Fishman, C. Yosefy, V. Khalameizer.
    Safety and feasibility of contrast injection during pulmonary vein isolation with the nMARQ™ multi-electrode catheter.
    Journal of Atrial Fibrillation, 12/2015-1/2016, Vol 8 Issue 4.  Link

  18. E. Leshem-Rubinow, M. Suleiman, A. Laish-Farkash, Y. Konstantino, M. Glikson, A. Barsheshet, I. Goldenberg, Y. Michowitz.
    Contemporary rates and outcomes of single vs. dual coil ICD lead implantation: data from the Israeli ICD registry.
    Europace. 2016 Oct 4. pii: euw199. [Epub ahead of print]  Link

  19. A. Laish-Farkash, S. Bruoha, A. Katz, I. Goldenberg, M. Suleiman, Y. Michowitz, N. Shlomo, M. Einhorn-Cohen, V. Khalameizer.
    Morbidity and mortaility with cardiac resynchronization therapy with pacing (CRT-P) versus with defibrillation (CRT-D) in octogenarian patients in a real-world setting.
    Europace 2016 Oct 12. Epub 2016 Oct 12.  Link

  20. Yosefy C, MD, Azhibekov Y, Brodkin B, Khalameizer V, Katz A, Laish-Farkash A.
    Rotational Method Simplifies 3-Dimensional Measurement of Left Atrial Appendage Dimensions during Transesophageal Echocardiography.
    Cardiovasc Ultrasound, 2016 Aug 24;14(1):36.  Link

  21. A. Laish-Farkash, A. Sabbag, V. Khalameizer, M. Glikson, A. Glick, A. Katz, Y. Michowitz.
    Ablation-Induced Change in the Course of Fascicular Tachycardia.
    Accepted for publication in IMAJ.

  22. A. Osherov, S. Bruoha, A. Laish-Farkash, G. Paul, I. Orlov, A. Katz, J. Jafari.
    Reduction in operator radiation exposure during transradial coronary procedures using a simple lead rectangle.
    Heliyon. 2017 Feb 24;3(2):e00254. doi: 10.1016/j.heliyon.2017.e00254. eCollection 2017 Feb.  Link

  23. I. Goldenberg, A. Barsheshet, A. Laish-Farkash, M. Swissa, Y. Michowitz, M. Glikson, M. Suleiman.
    Anemia and the Risk of Life-Threatening Ventricular Tachyarrhythmias: Prospective Real World Data from the Israeli ICD Registry.
    Accepted for publication in American Journal of Cardiology.

Case reports

  1. A. Laish-Farkash, Y. Rozenman, H. Hod.
    “Shrinkage” of ECG.
    Cardiology in Review. May-June; 11(3):111-112, 2003.

  2. A. Laish-Farkash, V. Khalameizer, A. Katz.
    Biventricular with multi-site left-ventricular pacing for the management of refractory ventricular tachycardia in a patient with narrow complex QRS - Case Report.
    J Cardiol Curr Res 2017,8(2):00276. DOI: 10.15406/jccr.2017.08.00276 .

Editorials and invited reviews and other reviews

  1. A. Laish, H. Gutman.
    Cancer of the anus (Review).
    Oncology Reports 5: 1525-9, 1998.

  2. E. Crystal, M. Shurrab, I. Lashevsky, E. Crystal, A. Laish-Farkash, D. Newman.
    The impact of catheter tracking technologies on efficacy and safety in cardiac electrophysiology.
    Expert Review of Cardiovascular Therapy, Vol. 8, No. 10, Pages 1383-1387, October 2010.

  3. A. Laish-Farkash, V. Khalameizer, A. Katz.
    Atrial fibrillation in the elderly- To ablate or not to ablate.
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 2013;24(7):739-741.

  4. A. Laish-Farkash, A. Katz, V. Khalameizer.
    From treatment to curing - New era in the approach to patients with atrial fibrillation.
    Harefua, Journal of Israel Mediacal Association, 6/2014 – accepted

  5. A. Laish-Farkash, M. Suleiman.
    Primary versus secondary atrial fibrillation: Is it time for a different classification of atrial fibrillation?
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol – 2015; Dec 26(12);1295-7.

  6. A. Laish-Farkash, M. Suleiman.
    Comparison of the Efficacy of PVAC® and nMARQ™ for paroxysmal atrial fibrillation – A review.
    Journal of Atrial Fibrillation Apr-May2017, Vol 9 Issue 6.

  7. A. Laish-Farkash, M. Suleiman.
    Evaluation of left atrial thrombus prior to catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation - Is it time for an individualized approach?
    Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology 7/2017 DOI 10.1111/jce.13303.

Books and chapters in books

  1. A. Laish-Farkash.
    New Electrophysiological insights into an SCN5A mutation causing LQT.
    Electrophysiological evaluation of the D1790G mutation in SCN5A gene causing congenital long QT syndrome.
    Published by: VDM Verlag Dr. Muller Aktiengesellschaft&Co. KG, Saarrucke, Germany;
    Printed in USA, 2009.

  2. A. Laish-Farkash, A. Katz.
    The role of 3D echocardiography in electrophysiology.
    Chapter 25. in: Principles of Practical Three-Dimensional Echocardiography.
    First edition, 2016. Edited by Prof. C. Yosefy.

Chapters in collective volumes – Conference proceedings

  1. A. Laish-Farkash, E. Nof, D. Marek-Yagel, E. Pras, S. Viskin, M. Eldar, C. Antzelevitch, M. Glikson, D. Luria.
    Genetic screening of familial sinus bradycardia.
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 24 (3) :213-217; 2009. Special Abstract Issue of ECAS 2009, Paris-France.

  2. A. Laish-Farkash, E. Nof, D. Luria, N. Constantini, H. Yonat, M. Fridman, M. Eldar, C. Antzelevitch, M. Glikson.
    Incessant bidirectional ventricular tachycardia as the presenting arrhythmia of Andersen-Tawil syndrome in two families.
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 24(3) :213-217; 2009. Special Abstract Issue of ECAS 2009, Paris-France.

  3. Y. Buber, A. Laish-Farkash, P. Fefer, A. Segev, H. Hod, S. Matatzki.
    Cardiac troponin elevation pattern following percutaneous coronary intervention for patients with ST elevation myocardial infarction.
    JACC April 5, Volume 57, Issue 14 E921, 2011. ACC Poster.

  4. M. Shurrab, A. Laish-Farkash, F. Morriello, S. Singh, I. Lashevsky, RJ Schilling, HC Wijeysundera, A. Pinter, D. Newman, G. Wright, E. Crystal
    347 Nonfluoroscopic catheter-guided versus fluoroscopically guided catheter ablation procedures:
    A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.
    The Canadian Journal of cardiology, 9/2011;27(5):S189.

  5. A. Laish-Farkash, A. Katz, E. Fishman, C. Yosefy, V. Khazan, D. Ben-Shushan, V. Khalameizer.
    Multisite left ventricular endocardial pacing – a single center experience.
    JICE April 2012, Volume 33, Issue 3. (Special Abstract Issue of ECAS 2012, Munich-Germany).

  6. A. Laish-Farkash, A. Katz, E. Fishman, C. Yosefy, S. Cohen, I. Tcherniavsky, V. Khalameizer.
    Clinical experience with routine use of safesept J-shaped guidewire for transseptal puncture.
    JICE April 2012, Volume 33, Issue 3. (Special Abstract Issue of ECAS 2012, Munich-Germany).

  7. T. Zeidan-Shwiri, I. Lashevsky, Y. Yang, G. Paul, E. Kadmon, A. Laish-Farkash, D. Kagal, A. Dick, M. Shurrab, S. Singh, C. Lau, W. Graham, A. Osherov, E. Crystal.
    Cardiac MRI indices predict inducible VT and appropriate ICD therapies in patients with ICM.
    JICE April 2012, Volume 33, Issue 3. (Special Abstract Issue of ECAS 2012, Munich-Germany).

  8. M. Shurrab, T. Szili-Torok, F. Akca, I. Tiong, D. Kagal, A. Laish-Farkash, D. Newman, I. Lashevsky, O. Onalan, E. Crystal.
    OUTCOMES OF EMPIRIC SLOW PATHWAY ABLATION IN DOCUMENTED BUT NON-INDUCIBLE SUPRAVENTRICULAR TACHYCARDIA.
    The Canadian Journal of cardiology, 10/2014;30(10):S322-S323.

  9. M. Blich, W. Darawsha, A. Laish-Farkash, M. Suleiman, L. Gepstein, M. Boulous.
    Electrocardiographic comparison of ventricular premature complexes in patients with inherited dilated cardiomyopathy and in patients with ventricular complex induced cardiomyopathy.
    Europace 19(suppl_3):iii340-iii340 · June 2017. DOI: 10.1093/ehjci/eux158.221. P1595 .

LECTURES AND PRESENTATIONS AT NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL MEETINGS

  1. A. Laish, M. Yeshurun, A. Regev, G. Sahar, M. Lahav.
    The natural course of erythrocyte sedimentation rate and non specific acute phase reactants after cardiac surgery.
    The Israeli Society of Internal Medicine – Annual Meeting, Ramat-Gan, Israel, 1995.

  2. H. Gutman, A. Laish, S. Mechmandarov, M. Robinpour, J. Schachter.
    Standard and nonstandard applications of sentinel node-guided melanoma surgery.
    The 2nd World Congress on Advances in Oncology, Vouliagmeni, Athens, Greece, 1997.

  3. H. Gutman, A. Laish, S. Mechmandarov, J. Schachter.
    Additional Applications for Sentinal Node Guided Melanoma (MM) Surgery.
    The European Cancer Conference (ECCO 9), Hamburg, Germany, 1997.

  4. H. Gutman, A. Laish, S. Mechmandarov, M. Robinpour, J. Schachter.
    Standard and nonstandard applications of sentinel node-guided melanoma surgery.
    1st Anglo-Israel Cancer Conference, Eilat, Israel, 1998.

  5. H. Gutman, A. Laish, M. Feinmesser, K. Segal, J. Schachter.
    Standard and nonstandard applications of sentinel node-guided melanoma surgery.
    1st International Congress on the Sentinel Node in Diagnosis and Treatment of Cancer, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, 1999.

  6. A. Laish, D. Singer-Lahat, D. Haratz, I. Lotan, M. Eldar.
    Congenital long QT syndrome: molecular and electrophysiological evaluation of a new SCN5A mutation in a large Israeli pedigree.
    Research Fair, The Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University, Ramat-Aviv, Israel, 1999.

  7. A. Laish, D. Singer-Lahat, D. Haratz, I. Lotan, M. Eldar.
    Congenital long QT syndrome: electrophysiological evaluation of newly diagnosed mutation in a large Israeli pedigree.
    The 47th Annual Meeting of the Israel Heart Society, Tel-Aviv, Israel, 2000.

  8. H. Gutman, A. Laish, M. Feinmesser, K. Segal, R. Keinan, E. Fenig, J. Schachter.
    Standard and nonstandard applications of sentinel node-guided melanoma surgery.
    The 22nd Annual Meeting of the Israel Surgical Federation, Tel-Aviv, Israel, 2001.

  9. A. Laish-Farkash, I. Lotan, D. Singer-Lahat, D. Haratz, N. Dascal, M. Eldar.
    New electrophysiological insights into the D1790G mutation causing long QT syndrome.
    The ECS Congress (European Society of Cardiology), Vienna, Austria, 2003.

  10. A. Laish-Farkash, S.Matetzky, V. Guetta, H. Hod.
    IABP and GP IIb/IIIa antagonists without heparin - Is it safe?
    The ICCU annual meeting of the Israel Heart Society, Ramat-Gan, Israel, 2004.

  11. A. Laish-Farkash, S.Matetzky, V. Guetta, H. Hod.
    IABP and GP IIb/IIIa antagonists without heparin - Is it safe?
    The 51st Annual Conference of the Israel Heart Society, Tel-Aviv, Israel, 2004.

  12. A. Laish-Farkash, S.Matetzky, V. Guetta, H. Hod.
    IABP and GP IIb/IIIa antagonists without heparin - Is it safe?
    The Israel Working Group on Intensive Cardiac Care meeting, Ramat-Gan, Israel, 2004.

  13. A. Laish-Farkash, I.Lotan, D. Singer-Lahat, D. Haratz, N. Dascal, M.Eldar.
    New electrophysiological insights into the D1790G mutation causing long QT syndrome.
    The 52nd Annual Conference of the Israel Heart Society, Tel-Aviv, Israel, 2005.

  14. A. Laish-Farkash, S. Matetzky, S. Kassem, H. Haj-Iahia, H. Hod.
    Therapeutic hypothermia after cardiac arrest: a current practice survey in a single referral center.
    The Acute Cardiac Care 2006 Congress of the ESC, Prague, Czech Republic, 2006.

  15. A. Laish-Farkash, S. Matetzky, S. Kassem, H. Haj-Iahia, H. Hod.
    Therapeutic Hypothermia for Comatose Patients after Ventricular Fibrillation:
    A Current Practice Survey in a Single Referral Center.
    The 54th Annual Conference of the Israel Heart Society, Tel-Aviv, Israel, 2007.

  16. A. Laish-Farkash, D. Marek, E. Pras, M. Arad, E. Nof, H. Reznik-Wolf, M. Eldar, O. Gurrevitz, M. Glikson, D. Luria.
    A Novel Mutation in the HCN4 Gene Causes Familial Sinus Bradycardia in Two Unrelated Moroccan Families.
    The 55th Annual Conference of the Israel Heart Society, Tel-Aviv, Israel, 2008.

  17. A. Laish-Farkash, S. Matetzky, S. Kassem, A. Barsheshet, H. Haj-Iahia, N. Ulanovsky, H. Hod.
    Therapeutic Hypothermia for Comatose Patients: VF versus Other Initial Rhythm – Does It Matter?
    The 55th Annual Conference of the Israel Heart Society, Tel-Aviv, Israel, 2008.

  18. A. Laish-Farkash, H. Hod, B. sela, Y. Amsalem, A. Michailidis, S. Matetzky.
    The Value of Troponin-I Curve after Primary PCI for ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction.
    The 55th Annual Conference of the Israel Heart Society, Tel-Aviv, Israel, 2008.

  19. A. Barsheshet, A. Sandach, M. Glikson, R. Kuperstein, I. Goldenberg, A. Laish-Farkash, M. Eldar, M.S. Feinberg.
    Echocardiographic Variables and Left ventricular Morphology Patterns associated with Right and Left Bundle Branch Blocks.
    The 55th Annual Conference of the Israel Heart Society, Tel-Aviv, Israel, 2008.

  20. Y. Amsalem, V. Guetta, A. Laish-Farkash, A. Segev.
    Comparison of Late versus Early Stent Thrombosis: 5-Year Experience from a Large Unselected Population.
    The 55th Annual Conference of the Israel Heart Society, Tel-Aviv, Israel, 2008.

  21. A. Laish-Farkash, D. Marek, D. Brass, E. Pras, N. Dascal, M. Arad, E. Nof, , M. Eldar, H. Reznik-Wolf, O. Gurrevitz, M. Glikson, D. Luria.
    A Novel Mutation in the HCN4 Gene Causes Familial Sinus Bradycardia in Two Unrelated Moroccan Families.
    The 29th annual Scientific Sessions of Heart Rhythm Sosciety, San Francisco, CA USA, 2008.

  22. A. Laish-Farkash, D. Marek, D. Brass, E. Pras, N. Dascal, M. Eldar, E. Nof, M. Arad, M. Glikson, D. Luria.
    A Novel HCN4 Mutation in Three Moroccan Families with Sinus Bradycardia.
    The ESC Congress 2008, Munich, Germany.

  23. A. Laish-Farkash.
    Andersen –Tawil syndrome- Sheba Experience.
    The 9th conference of the Israeli Society of electrophysiology and pacing. Goshrim. 2/09.

  24. A. Laish-Farkash, E. Nof, D. Marek-Yagel, E. Pras, S. Viskin, M. Eldar, C. Antzelevitch, M. Glikson, D. Luria.
    Genetic screening of familial sinus bradycardia.
    ECAS 2009, Paris, France

  25. A. Laish-Farkash, E. Nof, D. Luria, N. Constantini, H. Yonat, M. Fridman, M. Eldar, C. Antzelevitch, M. Glikson.
    Incessant bidirectional ventricular tachycardia as the presenting arrhythmia of Andersen-Tawil syndrome in two families.
    ECAS 2009, Paris, France

  26. A. Laish-Farkash, E. Nof, D. Marek-Yagel, E. Pras, S. Viskin, M. Eldar, C. Antzelevitch, M. Glikson, D. Luria.
    Genetic screening of familial sinus bradycardia.
    The 56th Annual Conference of the Israel Heart Society, Tel-Aviv, Israel, 2009.

  27. A. Laish-Farkash, E. Nof, D. Luria, N. Constantini, H. Yonat, M. Fridman, M. Eldar, C. Antzelevitch, M. Glikson.
    Incessant bidirectional ventricular tachycardia as the presenting arrhythmia of Andersen-Tawil syndrome in two families.
    The 56th Annual Conference of the Israel Heart Society, Tel-Aviv, Israel, 2009.

  28. E. Nof, A. Laish-Farkash, D. Marek, E. Pras, M. Eldar, C. Antzelevitch, M. Glikson, D. Luria.
    Triple mutation of SCN5A associated with sinus bradycardia and conduction Disease.
    The 56th Annual Conference of the Israel Heart Society, Tel-Aviv, Israel, 2009.

  29. A. Laish-Farkash, E. Nof, D. Marek-Yagel, E. Pras, S. Viskin, M. Eldar, C. Antzelevitch, M. Glikson, D. Luria.
    Genetic screening of familial sinus bradycardia.
    EUROPACE 2009, Berlin, Germany.

  30. A. Laish-Farkash, E. Nof, D. Luria, N. Constantini, H. Yonat, M. Fridman, M. Eldar, C. Antzelevitch, M. Glikson.
    Incessant bidirectional ventricular tachycardia as the presenting arrhythmia of Andersen-Tawil syndrome in two families.
    EUROPACE 2009, Berlin, Germany.

  31. A. Laish-Farkash, M. Shurrab, F. Morriello, I. Tiong, A. Verma, G. Amit, S.Singh, D. Birnie, J. Healey, I. Lashevsky, D. Newman, E. Crystal.
    Is there consensus on empiric slow pathway ablation? Insights from a Canadian survey of electrophysiologists.
    The 32nd annual Scientific Sessions of Heart Rhythm Sosciety, San Francisco, CA USA, 2011.

  32. SO Oduneye, E. Crystal, L. Biswas, I. Lashevsky, E. Kadmon, T. Zeidan-Shwiri, A. Laish-Farkash, J. Barry, S. Ghate, V. Ramanan, G. Wright.
    MR-Guided Endocardial mapping during programmed stimulation.
    The 32nd annual Scientific Sessions of Heart Rhythm Sosciety, San Francisco, CA USA, 2011.

  33. A. Laish-Farkash, M. Shurrab, F. Morriello, I. Tiong, A. Verma, G. Amit, S.Singh, D. Birnie, J. Healey, I. Lashevsky, D. Newman, E. Crystal.
    Is there consensus on empiric slow pathway ablation? Insights from a Canadian survey of electrophysiologists.
    ECAS 2011, Paris, France.

  34. A. Laish-Farkash, M. Shurrab, L. Melvin, D. Newman, I. Lashevsky, I. Tiong, S. Singh, F. Morriello, S. Richard J, H. Wijeysandera, E. Crystal.
    Nonfluoroscopic catheter-guided versus fluoroscopically guided catheter ablation procedures:
    a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.
    ECAS 2011, Paris, France.

  35. M. Shurrab, E. Crystal, D. newman, I. Lashevsky, M. Hansen, A. Laish-Farkash, A. Farrag, Z. ashour.
    The echocardiographic assessment of left atrial and appendageal size and function in predicting non-valvular post bypass atrial fibrillation.
    ECAS 2011, Paris, France.

  36. A. Laish-Farkash, M. Shurrab, L. Melvin, D. Newman, I. Lashevsky, I. Tiong, S. Singh, F. Morriello, S. Richard J, H. Wijeysandera, E. Crystal.
    Nonfluoroscopic catheter-guided versus fluoroscopically guided catheter ablation procedures: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.
    Canadian Cardiovascular Congress (CCC) 2011, Vancouver, Canada.

  37. A. Laish-Farkash, A. Katz, V. Khalameizer.
    Transvenous multi-site CRTD implantation for the management of refractory ventricular tachycardia – a case presentation.
    The Israeli Society of Pacing and Electrophysiology Meeting, 13/1/2012, Ramat-Gan, Israel.

  38. M. Shurrab, A. Laish-Farkash, F. Morriello, S. Singh, I. Lashevsky, R. Schilling, H. Wijeysundera, G. Wright, A. Pinter, D. Newman, E. Crystal.
    Fluoroscopic versus non-fluoroscopic guided ablations:
    Meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.
    IDSS- 2012, Jerusalem, Israel.

  39. T. Zeidan-Shwiri, I. Lashevsky, G. Paul, Y. Yuesong, E. Kadmon, A. Laish-Farkash, D. Kagal, A. Dick, A. Kiss, C. Lau, G. Wright, E. Crystal.
    Cardiac MRI indices predict inducible VT and appropriate ICD therapies in the patients with ICM.
    IDSS- 2012, Jerusalem, Israel.

  40. A. Laish-Farkash, A. Katz, E. Fishman, C. Yosefy, V. Khazan, D. Ben-Shushan, V. Khalameizer.
    Multisite left ventricular endocardial pacing – a single center experience.
    ECAS-2012, Munich, Germany.

  41. A. Laish-Farkash, A. Katz, E. Fishman, C. Yosefy, S. Cohen, I. Tcherniavsky, V. Khalameizer.
    Clinical experience with routine use of safesept J-shaped guidewire for transseptal puncture.
    ECAS-2012, Munich, Germany.

  42. T. Zeidan-Shwiri, I. Lashevsky, Y. Yang, G. Paul, E. Kadmon, A. Laish-Farkash, D. Kagal, A. Dick, M. Shurrab, S. Singh, C. Lau, W. Graham, A. Osherov, E. Crystal.
    Cardiac MRI indices predict inducible VT and appropriate ICD therapies in patients with ICM.
    ECAS-2012, Munich, Germany.

  43. A. Laish-Farkash, A. Katz, E. Fishman, C. Yosefy, V. Khazan, D. Ben-Shushan, V. Khalameizer.
    Multisite left ventricular endocardial pacing – a single center experience.
    The 59th Annual Conference of the IHS and ISCS, 2012, Tel Aviv, Israel.

  44. A. Laish-Farkash, A. Katz, E. Fishman, C. Yosefy, S. Cohen, I. Tcherniavsky, V. Khalameizer.
    Clinical experience with routine use of safesept J-shaped guidewire for transseptal puncture.
    The 59th Annual Conference of the IHS and ISCS, 2012. Tel Aviv, Israel.

  45. A. Laish-Farkash, A. Katz, V. Khalemeizer.
    A case presentation of persistent atrial fibrillation.
    The second Atrial Fibrillation Symposium, Sheba Medical center, Israel, 2013.

  46. A. Laish-Farkash, A. Katz, S. Abuhatzera, C. Yosefi, Y. Elitzur, V. Khalameizer.
    Size does matter: prediction of arrhythmogenic pulmonary veins by the size of the veins during pulmonary vein isolation with PVAC®.
    The 60th Annual Conference of the IHS and ISCS, 2013. Jerusalem, Israel.

  47. A. Laish-Farkash, A. Katz, S. Abuhatzera, C. Yosefi, Y. Elitzur, V. Khalameizer.
    Site localization of painful lesions during radiofrequency ablation of pulmonary veins using PVAC multi-electrode catheter.
    The 60th Annual Conference of the IHS and ISCS, 2013. Jerusalem, Israel.

  48. Y. Elitzur, A. Katz, A. Laish-Farkash, N. Pancheva, V. Khazan, V. Khalameizer.
    LV Lead Placement Via the Inferior Phrenic Vein.
    The 60th Annual Conference of the IHS and ISCS, 2013. Jerusalem, Israel.

  49. A. Laish-Farkash, A. Katz, E. Fishman, V. Khalameizer.
    PVAC versus nMARQ: Pulmonary vein isolation with circular multielectrode ablation systems for atrial fibrillation ablation – A single venter experience.
    IDSS-2014, Tel Aviv, Israel

  50. A. Laish-Farkash, A. Katz, V. Khalameizer, J. Jafari, E. Crystal, D. Newman, I. Lashevsky.
    A novel approach for aortic cusp VT ablation: Combined coronary artery contrast injection and 3D mapping using the same irrigated tip ablation catheter.
    IDSS 2014-Tel Aviv Israel

  51. A. Laish-Farkash, A. Katz, E. Fishman, C. Yosefy, V. Khalameizer.
    Circular multielectrode ablation systems for atrial fibrillation ablation – A single center experience.
    Annual Conference of the IHS and ISCS, 2014. Tel Aviv, Israel.

  52. A. Laish-Farkash, A. Katz, E. Fishman, B. Brodkin, C. Yosefy, V. Khalameizer.
    Atrial fibrillation in the elderly population: efficacy and safety versus younger patients.
    Annual Conference of the IHS and ISCS, 2014. Tel Aviv, Israel.

  53. A. Laish-Farkash, A. Katz, E. Fishman, I. Cohen, C. Yosefy, V. Khalameizer.
    A new stepwise approach for ablation of persistent atrial fibrillation using circular ablation catheters.
    Annual Conference of the IHS and ISCS, 2014. Tel Aviv, Israel.

  54. A. Laish-Farkash, A. Katz,E. Fishman, C. Yosefy, V. Khalameizer.
    Circular multielectrode ablation systems for atrial fibrillation ablation – A single center experience.
    Cardiostim, 2014, Nice, France - accepted

  55. A. Osherov, I. Orlov, A. Laish-Farkash, A. Katz, J. Jafari.
    A simple lead rectangle reduces the operator’s radiation exposure during transradial procedures.
    Annual Conference of the IHS and ISCS, 2015.

  56. C. Yosefy, A. Laish-Farkash, Y. Azhibekov, B. Brodkin, V. Khalameizer, A. Katz.
    Assessment of Left Atrial Appendage Dimensions using Real-Time 3-Dimensional Transesophageal Echocardiography.
    Annual Conference of the IHS and ISCS, 2015. Tel Aviv Israel.

  57. A. Laish-Farkash, E. Fishman, I. Cohen, C. Yosefy, A. Katz.
    Two for the price of one – Ablation of both atrial fibrillation and atypical atrial flutter using the same nMARQ™ multi-electrode catheter.
    Annual Conference of the IHS and ISCS, 2015. Tel Aviv Israel.

  58. A. Laish-Farkash, V. Khalameizer, E. Fishman, A. Osherov, C. Yosefy, A. Katz.
    Selective intra-procedural contrast injection for improving positioning of the nMARQ™ multi-electrode ablation catheter during pulmonary vein isolation - Preliminary results.
    Annual Conference of the IHS and ISCS, 2015. Tel Aviv Israel.

  59. A. Laish-Farkash, V. Khalameizer, E. Fishman, C. Yosefy, A. Katz.
    The efficacy of multisite cardiac resynchronization therapy in patients with severe heart failure and narrow complex QRS – Preliminary results of a prospective study.
    Annual Conference of the IHS and ISCS, 2015. Tel Aviv Israel.

  60. A. Laish-Farkash, V. Khalameizer, E. Fishman, A. Costa, Y. Shmayahu, A. Katz.
    Prognostic Value of Epicardial Strain Amplitude at CRT LV Pacing Site.
    Annual Conference of the IHS and ISCS, 2015. Tel Aviv Israel.

  61. A. Laish-Farkash, V. Khalameizer, E. Fishman, A. Costa, Y. Shmayahu, A. Katz.
    Prognostic Value of Epicardial Strain Amplitude at CRT LV Pacing Site.
    EHRA EUROPACE - Cardiostim 2015, Milan, Italy.

  62. A. Osherov, S. Bruoha, A. Laish-Farkash, G. Paul, I. Orlov, A. Katz, J. Jafari.
    Reduction in operator radiation exposure during transradial coronary procedures using a simple lead rectangle.
    EURO-PCR 2015, Paris, France.

  63. C. Yosefy, A. Laish-Farkash, Y. Azhibekov , V. Khalameizer, B. Brodkin, A. Katz.
    A new method for direct3-dimensional measurement of left atrial appendage dimensions during transesophageal echocardiography.
    The annual conference of MACABI-ASSUTA 2015, Israel.

  64. A. Laish-Farkash, A. Sabbag, Y. Michowitz, M., Glikson, A. Glick, A. Katz, V. Khalameizer.
    Ablation-induced change in the course of fascicular tachycardia.
    IDSS 2016 – Tel Aviv Israel.

  65. A. Laish-Farkash, S.Bruoha, A. Katz, I. Goldenberg, M. Suleiman, Y. Michowitz, V. Khalameizer.
    Morbidity and Mortality with Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy with Pacing (CRT-P) versus with Defibrillation(CRT-D) in Octogenarian Patients in a Real-World Setting.
    IDSS 2016 – Tel Aviv Israel.

  66. E. Leshem-Rubinow, M. Suleiman, A. Laish-Farkash, Y. Konstantino, M. Glikson, A. Barsheshet, I. Goldenberg, Y. Michowitz.
    Contemporary rates and outcomes of single vs. dual coil ICD lead implantation:
    data from the Israeli ICD registry.
    HRS 2016, USA.

  67. I. Goldenberg, A. Barsheshet, A. Laish-Farkash, M. Swissa, Y. Michowitz, M. Glikson, M. Suleiman.
    Anemia and the Risk of Life-Threatening Ventricular Tachyarrhythmias:
    Prospective Real World Data from the Israeli ICD Registry.
    Annual Conference of the IHS and ISCS, 2016.

  68. A. Laish-Farkash, S. Bruoha, A. Katz, I. Goldenberg, M. Suleiman, V. Khalameizer.
    Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy with Pacing (CRT-P) versus with Defibrillation (CRT-D) in Octogenarian Patients with Heart Failure in a Real-World Setting.
    Annual Conference of the IHS and ISCS, 2016.

  69. A. Laish-Farkash, A. Sabbag, Y. Michowitz, V. Khalameizer, A. Glick, A. Katz, M. Glikson.
    Ablation-Induced Change in the Course of Fascicular Tachycardia.
    Annual Conference of the IHS and ISCS, 2016.

  70. A. Laish-Farkash, S. Bruoha, A. Katz, I. Goldenberg, M. Suleiman, V. Khalameizer.
    Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy with Pacing (CRT-P) versus with Defibrillation (CRT-D) in Octogenarian Patients with Heart Failure in a Real-World Setting.
    EHRA EUROPACE- Cardiostim 2016, Nice, France.

  71. A. Lador, A. Barsheshet, I. Goldenberg, M. Glikson, N. Shlomo, NA Freedberg, Y. Konstantino, A. Laish-Farkash, Y. Michowitz, A. Medina, M. Suleiman.
    Comparison of young (<45 years old) to old patients (>45 years old) treated with an implantable cardioverter defibrillator.
    Annual Conference of the IHS and ISCS, 2017, Tel Aviv Israel – Accepted.

  72. S. Abu-Salem, N. Shaheen, W. Darawsha, A. Laish-Farkash, M. Suleiman, M. Boulous, M. Blich, L. Gepstein.
    Identification of electrocardiographic characteristics in silent carriers of mutant KCNQ1 gene.
    Conference of the IHS and ISCS, 2017, Tel Aviv, Israel.

  73. E. Leshem-Rubinow, M. Suleiman, A. Laish-Farkash, Y. Konstantino, M. Glikson, A. Barsheshet, I. Goldenberg, Y. Michowitz.
    Impact of Quadripolar LV leads on Heart Failure Hospitalization Rates among Patients with CRT-D: Data from the Israeli ICD Registry.
    HRS 2017, USA.

  74. A. Gibrin, C. Yosefy, O, Cohen, R. Toledano, A. Laish-Farkash.
    The correlation between advanced coronary artery disease and epicardial adipose tissue characteristics in echocardiography.
    Annual Conference of the IHS and ISCS, 2017, Tel Aviv, Israel.

  75. M. Blich, W. Darawsha, A. Laish-Farkash, M. Suleiman, L. Gepstein, M. Boulous.
    Electrocardiographic comparison of ventricular premature complexes in patients with inherited dilated cardiomyopathy and in patients with ventricular complex induced cardiomyopathy.
    Europace 2017, Vienna, Austria.


  76. Invited lectures:


  77. A. Laish-Farkash.
    A case presentation of persistent atrial fibrillation.
    The second Atrial Fibrillation Symposium, Sheba Medical center, Israel, 2013.

  78. A. Laish-Farkash.
    A Patient with atrial fibrillation developing ACS – case discussion.
    The event of foundation of Israeli forum of female cardiologists supported by the Israel Heart Association 12/2016.

  79. A. Laish-Farkash.
    Sex differences in CIEDs.
    Cardiofemme conference – 2017.

AWARDS, CITATIONS, HONORS, COMPETITIVE FELLOWSHIPS

  • 1998 - Rekanaty Fund for Medical Research, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University.
    A grant for PhD research

  • 2000 - Tel-Aviv University Fund for Medical Research.
    A scholarship for PhD research

  • 2003 - Sapir Fund for Medical Research.
    A scholarship for PhD research

  • 2005 - The Neufeld Award of the Israel Heart Society for the original work.
    “New electrophysiological insights into the D1790G mutation causing long QT syndrome” (13/4/05).

  • 2007 - The Sheba Medical Center Award in the Research Day for the original work.
    “Therapeutic hypothermia for comatose survivors after cardiac arrest”

  • 2008 - The Israel Heart Society Scholarship for Medical Research for the original work.
    "Sinus node dysfunction- clinical, genetic, molecular and cellular characteristics"

  • 2012 - 4th award for best abstract –
    The 11th International Dead Sea Symposium (IDSS) on Cardiac Arrhythmias and Device Therapy.
    "Fluoroscopic versus non fluoroscopic guided ablations: Meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials"

  • 2014 - 1st award for best abstract –
    The 12th International Dead Sea Symposium (IDSS) on Cardiac Arrhythmias and Device Therapy.
    "PVAC versus nMARQ: Pulmonary vein isolation with circular multielectrode ablation systems for atrial fibrillation ablation – a single center experience"