Cardiothoracic Surgery

The Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery has a research laboratory, The Joseph Lunenfeld Cardiac Surgery Research Center, involved in pure research and in the development and testing of innovative devices.


Coronary artery disease (Elami, Merin, Ad, Rudis, Izhar)
Smooth muscle reactivity (Elami)
Vasoplegia after bypass (Elami)
Myocardial ischemia, Cardioprotection, Preconditioning (Schwalb, Borman, Elami)
Thoracic Oncology and pulmonary diseases (Izhar)
Atrial fibrillation (Ad, Elami, Izhar, Merin, Korach, Schwalb)
Organ cryopreservation (Elami, Schwalb)
Future Aortic Valve Prostesis (Ad, Elami)
Fibrin peptides and myocardial function (Schwalb)
Pollution and myocardial morbidity(Schwalb, Borman)
Assistance for diastolic heart failure (Elami)
Future Mitral Valve Devices (Elami)
Pediatric open heart Surgery (Milgalter, Marzouka)
Adult open heart surgery(Elami, Rudis, Izhar, Milgalter)
Transplants (Elami, Rudis)

Scientists & Research

Contact Info

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Contact Person Prof. Shapira Oz, M.D., Head of Department
Phone 972-2-6776960
Fax 972-2-6438005