Dr. Roman Korenfeld

Specialist in Cardiology

Main specialty: Cardiology
Sub-specialty: Specialist in Non-invasive Cardiology, Echocardiography, Heart Failure, Pulmonary Hypertension

Participance in international courses and conferences:
2006-2018: participation in annual sessions of Israel Heart Society (IHS)
2011: Certificate of the Specialist in Performance of International Clinical trials, GCP (Good Clinical Practice)
2013-2016: participation in annual sessions and courses of EACVI (European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging)
5.2014: Certificate of graduation of Course of Basic Cardiac MRI , Vienna, Аustria

12.2014: International Certificate of the Specialist in Echocardiography, EACVI (European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging), Vienna, Аustria
3.2016: International Certificate of the Specialist in the treatment of Atrial Fibrillation by new oral anticoagulants, Masterclass of ESC (European Society of Cardiology), Barcelona, Spain
9.2017: International Certificate of Fellow of European Society of Cardiology (FESC), Sofia-Antipolis, France
6.2018: International Certificate of the Specialist in Pulmonary Hypertension, Mastership in Pulmonary Vascular Disease (MPVD), St.Orsola-Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy
3.2019: Mastership in Cardiothoracic Imaging Level 2, Royal Brompton and Harefield UK, Imperial College of Radiology, London, United Kingdom
1.2020: Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) Course, Royal Papworth NHS Trust Hospital, Cambridge Biomedical Campus, Cambridge University, Cambridge, United Kingdom.
Medical university: Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DGMA), Ukraine.

1999-2000: Internship in Hadassah Medical Centre, Jerusalem, Israel
2000-2005: Residency in Internal Medicine, Kaplan Medical Centre, Rehovot, Israel
2005-2009: Fellow in Cardiology, Shaare Zedek Medical Centre, Jerusalem, Israel
2009-2015: Senjor Cardiologist in Internal Medicine and Echocardiography Laboratory, Rabin Medical Centre, Petah Tikva, Israel and Echocardiography sub-specialty exam in International Congress Centre, Vienna, Austria
2015-today: Senjor Cardiologist in Echocardiography laboratory and Pulmonary Hypertension, Kaplan Medical Center, Rehovot, Israel

General and Non-invasive Cardiology, Echocardiography, Heart Failure and Pulmonary Hypertension
 Working Place:
Senjor Cardiologist in echocardiography laboratory and heart failure unit, Cardiology Division, Kaplan Medical Centre, Rehovot, Israel

General and Non-invasive cardiology, Echocardiography and all sorts of the Heart failure, Pulmonary Hypertension, Hyperlipidemia including recommendations for PCSK9 inhibitors
Russian, English, Hebrew, German (moderate level)

1.a. Published studies:

1. Shavit L, Korenfeld R, Lifschitz M, Butnaru A, Slotki I
Sodium bicarbonate versus sodium chloride and oral N-acetylcysteine for the prevention of contrast-induced nephropathy in advanced chronic kidney disease. J Interven Cardiol 2009;22:556-563

8. Fuchs S, Korenfeld R, Stein G
Atrial fibrillation: Guidelines of the European Cardiology Society 2010 – Part II. (Hebrew). Israeli J Med 2011;26:15-21

Gideon Y Stein; Angelika Kremer; Tzipi Shochat; Tamir Bental; Roman Korenfeld; Evgeny Abramson; Tuvia Ben-Gal; Alexander Sagie; Shmuel Fuchs
The diversity of heart failure in a hospitalized population: the role of age.
Journal of Cardiac Failure 2012:18: 645-53

Gideon Y. Stein, Gabriel Herscovici, Roman Korenfeld, Shlomi Matetzky, Shmuel Gottlieb, Danny Alon, Natalie Gevrielov-Yusim, Zaza Iakobishvili, Shmuel Fuchs.
Type-II Myocardial Infarction – Patient Characteristics, Management and Outcomes. PLOS ONE 2014; 9: 1: e84285

Danny Alon, Gideon Y. Stein, Roman Korenfeld, Shmuel Fuchs
Predictors and Outcomes of Infection-Related Hospital Admissions of Heart Failure Patients. PLOS ONE 2013; 8: 8: e72476

Gideon Y. Stein, Tuvia Ben-Gal2, Angelika Kremer, Tamir Bental, Danny Alon, Roman Korenfeld, Idit Yedidia, Avital Porter, Evgeny Abramson, Alexander Sagie, Shmuel Fuchs.
Gender-related differences in hospitalized heart failure patients.
Eur J Heart Fail 2013; 15 (7): 734-741.

Roman Korenfeld, Gideon Y. Stein, Danny Alon, Shmuel Fuchs.
Right ventricle in cardiovascular disorders: Part I – Physiology and pathophysiology. Israeli Journal of medicine 2012, 27, 37-43

Roman Korenfeld, Gideon Y. Stein, Danny Alon, Shmuel Fuchs.
Right ventricle in cardiovascular disorders: Part II – diagnostic evaluation and a management of right ventricle failure.
Israeli Journal of Medicine 2013; 30: 19-24

1.b. Posters:
1. Butnaru A, Korenfeld R, Balkin J, Shaheen J, Klutstein M, Rosenmann D, Tzivoni D
Prediction of left atrial appendage thrombi in non-valvular atrial fibrillation.The role of D–dimer.

2. Balkin J, Weizmann T, Butnaru A, Naroditzki M, Sucholotzky I, Korenfeld R, Tzivoni D
Mild therapeutic hypothermia improves outcome after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest

3. Rosenmann D, Korenfeld R, Weizman T, Tzivoni D
Comparison of conventional and high-frequency ECG analysis in detecting ischemic heart disease during dobutamine echocardiography

Case report:
1. Shtalrid M, Shvidel L, Korenfeld R, Duek A, Landau Z, Berrebi A
HTLV- I Associated adult T- cell leukemia/lymphoma in Israel: report of two patients of Romanian origin
Haematologica 2005;90:e36-e38

Academic title:
Clinical Tutour in Cardiology, Medical Faculty of Tel Aviv University, Israel

Membership in International medical societies:
IMA-Israel Medical Association
IHS-Israel Heart Society
ESC-European Society of Cardiology
EACVI – European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging
Israel Society for Research and Treatment of Atherosclerosis
EAS – European Atherosclerosis Society
HFA – European Heart Failure Association
ESC Working Group in Pulmonary Circulation and RV Function
ESC Working Group in Myocardial and Pericardial Diseases

My address:
"Irusim Medical Centre", 18 Jerusalem blvd., Ashdod
"Irusim Medical Centre", 53 Hairusim str., Nes Ziona
Dr. Roman Korenfeld, 5 Erez str, Mazkeret Batya

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Working hours:
Thursday (every week):
15:30-18:00 (Ashdod)
19:00-21:00 (Nes Ziona)
Sunday (every week):
17:00-21:00 (Mazkeret Batya)

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Photo with Prof Nazzareno Galie and Dr Maria Suarez

Photo of our group from Fellowship in Pulmonary Hypertension in Bologna

I believe:

"Congestive heart failure is a disorder characterized by decreased blood supply to body organs due to decreased contractility of the heart. It consists of symptoms which appear at different levels of exercise, until severe symptoms manifest at rest. People suffering from congestive heart failure have decreased quality of life and lower survival, due to symptoms during exercise and increased edema of soft tissues. The disease is characterized by a progressive course and mortality rates are high. There are many causes of heart failure: ischemic heart disease, valvular disease and other more rare disorders of the heart.

The base for the diagnosis of heart failure causes is the performance of echocardiography. It may quantify the level of the heart’s contractility and relaxation, the degree and mechanism of valve dysfunction, the characteristics of pulmonary hypertension and of some congenital heart conditions. In addition, performance of echocardiography with exercise or pharmacologic stress can help diagnose and non-invasively rule out coronary artery disease.

Diagnosis and treatment of heart failure must be performed within the frame of the international guidelines which include lifestyle changes, medical and invasive treatment, a balanced diet and a program of appropriate cardiac rehabilitation. The above approach may lessen exacerbation of heart failure symptoms and improve the quality of life.

As a practicing physician, I believe that vast clinical experience and knowledge of modern scientific literature, together with an open and cooperative relationship between patient and physician using the most modern methods of diagnosis and treatment, a comprehensive approach to patient management and consultation with other specialists can improve the accuracy of patient's diagnosis, thus naturally improving his management.

In this I see the global success of medicine in general and cardiology in particular."

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