CURRICULUM  VITAE

October 14, 2009

 

Norman Loberant, MD

Home: Soskin 16/1,                  Work: Dept. of Radiology

Nahariya, Israel                                    Western Galilee Hospital

Tel 972-4-9924154                               Nahariya, Israel

e-mail nloberant@yahoo.com              Tel 972-4-9107756    FAX  972-4-9107683

        ·          Born December 8, 1948; married with four children.

        ·          Grew up in New York City, attended the Bronx High School of Science, graduated in 1965.

        ·          Attended the five-year combined pre-medical-medical program of Pennsylvania State University and Jefferson Medical College (Philadelphia), from 1965-1970, received MD degree in 1970.

        ·          1970-1971- pediatric internship (PGY-1) at the Bronx Municipal Hospital Center affiliated with Albert Einstein Medical College (New York).

        ·          1971-1972- studied biomedical engineering at Drexel University (Philadelphia).

        ·          1972-1974- served in the United States Navy Medical Corps as a general medical officer (rank of lieutenant).

        ·          1974-1975- pediatric resident (PGY-2) at the Shands Teaching Hospital of the University of Florida (Gainesville, Florida).

        ·          1975- passed the written board examination in pediatrics.

        ·          1975-1980- full-time practice in emergency medicine in the Central Florida area.

        ·          1980- passed written and oral board examinations in emergency medicine to become a Diplomate of the American Board of Emergency Medicine.

        ·          1980- Aliyah to Israel, received medical license (#17043)

        ·          1981-1985- full-time practice in emergency medicine at the Western Galilee Regional Hospital, Nahariya; director of the trauma section of the emergency department.

        ·          16/1/83- official entry as Health Ministry employee.

        ·          1985-1989- radiology residency, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa.

        ·          1989- passed written and oral Israel board examinations in diagnostic radiology. Certified as specialist (#10490) 4-5-89.

        ·          1989-1990- senior radiologist, Department of Radiology, Western Galilee Regional Hospital.

        ·          1990-1993- acting director, Department of Radiology, Western Galilee Regional Hospital.

        ·          From 1993- director, Department of Radiology, Western Galilee Regional Hospital.

        ·          January 2000- Appointment as senior clinical lecturer in radiology on the faculty of the Technion Medical School

        ·          March 2001- Two weeks locums tenens as attending physician in CT and ultrasound body imaging at Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia. One week locums tenens as attending physician in CT and ultrasound body imaging at Mercy-Fitzgerald Hospital, Philadelphia

        ·          2001-2002- 6 weeks locums tenens in general radiology at Mercy Hospital,                 Scranton, PA

        ·          2002- three weeks locums tenens in general radiology at Good Samaritan Hospital, Lebanon, PA

        ·          2003- one week locums tenens in general radiology at Community Medical Center, Scranton PA

        ·          2004-2007-  various weeks at Corry Memorial Hospital, Corry, PA

        ·          Pennsylvania medical license MD 013035E, NPI # 1578692539,

        DEA (inactive) AL 51313193

 

Membership in associations:

1) American College of Emergency Physicians- 1972-1990

2) Israel Medical Association- 1981-present

3) Israel Radiological Association- 1989-present

4) Radiologic Society of North America- 1996- present

5) American Roentgen Ray Society- 1998- present

6) European Congress of Radiology- 1992- present

 

Scientific presentations:

 

1. Loberant N ,  Adler O, Engel A, Rosenberger A, Weissman I: Ischemic colitis in chronic uremia- at the scientific assembly in honor of 25 years of the Meir Hospital, Kfar Saba, 1988

2. Loberant N, Stein M: Breast carcinoma as a second primary lesion- at the 4th International Copenhagen Symposium on the Detection of Breast Cancer, August 1988

3. Solomon V, Loberant N, Milgrom E: Menetrier's disease in children- at the 23rd National meeting of the Israel Radiological Society, 1990

4. Loberant N, Gaitini D, Barak M, Ben-Elisha M, Roguin N: Patency of the ductus venosus: A prospective study using color flow Doppler- at the annual meeting of the Israel Neonatal Society, 1990

5. Loberant N: Advanced imaging in our radiology department- presented June 26, 1991. Staff meeting of the Western Galilee Regional Hospital in memory of the founding director, Dr. Y. A. Hahn.

6. Loberant N, Barak M, Gaitini D, Herskovits M, Ben-Elisha M, Roguin N: Color and duplex doppler imaging of the ductus venosus in neonates. Presented at the 6th World Federation of Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology, September 1991, Copenhagen, Denmark

7. Loberant N, Barak M, Gaitini D, Herskovits M, Ben-Elisha M, Roguin N: Color and duplex doppler imaging of the ductus venosus in neonates. Poster presented at the European Congress of Radiology, September 1991, Vienna, Austria*

8. Roguin N, Gaitini D, Loberant N, Barak M: The ductus venosus: Study by echocardiogram and color flow doppler. Presented at the 10th Asian Pacific Congress of Cardiology, October 1991, Seoul, Korea

9. Loberant N, Shiller M, Herskovits M, Noi I: Abdominal ultrasound and ERCP: Complementary examinations. presented November 5, 1991 at Israel Medical Week (MEDAX) in Jerusalem

10. Loberant N : A prospective study of the use of abdominal ultrasound and ERCP. Staff meeting of the Western Galilee Regional Hospital, December 18, 1991

11. Loberant N, Cohen Y, Stamler B, Reshef R: Sonography in Crohn's Disease. Presented  at the 10th Annual Barry B. Goldberg Lecture and Ultrasound Symposium in Israel, Herzliya, June 1992

12. Loberant N, Goldfeld M, Jerushalmi J, Goldsher D: Imaging of solitary lingual thyroid. Drommelschlager Head and Neck Conference, Jerusalem, Oct. 1992

13. Goldfeld M, Loberant N ,  Rehany U: Intraorbital hematic cyst. Drommelschlager Head and Neck Conference, Jerusalem, Oct. 1992

14. Solomon V, Loberant N, Herskovits M. Acute focal bacterial nephritis in childhood Brucellosis. 11th Annual Barry B. Goldberg Lecture and Ultrasound Symposium in Israel, Jerusalem, June 1993

15. Herskovits M, Loberant N, Barak M, Ben-Elisha M, Roguin N. The ductus venosus in normal premature infants: A color and duplex doppler imaging study. Work in progress. 11th Annual Barry B. Goldberg Lecture and Ultrasound Symposium in Israel, Jerusalem, June 1993

16. Noi I, Goldfeld M, Loberant N, Cohen I, Jerushalmi J: Oxyphil carcinoma of the parathyroid: A rare cause of hyperparathyroidism. Presented at Israel Medical Week, Jerusalem, June 1993.

17. Loberant N , Goldfeld M, Jerushalmi J, Goldsher D, Hazani E, Samet A: Cystic goiter arising in a solitary lingual thyroid. Presented at the Israel Medical Week, Jerusalem, June 1993.

18. Loberant N, Goldfeld M,  Jerushalmi J, Goldsher D, Hazani E, Samet A: Cystic goiter arising in a solitary lingual thyroid: Multimodality imaging. Poster presented at the European Congress of Radiology, Vienna, Austria, September 1993

19. Barak M, Loberant N, Ben-Elisha M, Herskovits M, Herschkowitz S, Roguin N. The ductus venosus features in premature infants:  Color flow and duplex doppler study. Presented at the Second World Congress of Perinatal Medicine, Rome, September 1993 (published in the Proceedings of the Congress)

20. Loberant N, Mor A. Paradoxical gallbladder function in hepatitis. Presented at the 12th Annual Barry B. Goldberg Lecture and Ultrasound Symposium in Israel, Tel Aviv, June 1994

21.Loberant N, Herskovits M, Noi I, Cohen I: Inflammatory pseudotumor: Disease or description? Presented at the 25th Congress of the Israel Radiological Society, Jerusalem, May 1995

22. Loberant  N, Jerushalmi J, Herskovits M, Mor A: Contracted gallbladder in hepatitis: The utility of the postprandial examination. 26th Congress of the Israel Radiological Society, October, 1996

23. Loberant N, Cohen I, Szvalb S, Herskovits M: Posttraumatic intestinal stenosis: Radiographic and sonographic appearance.

26th Congress of the Israel Radiological Society, October, 1996

24. Loberant N, Herskovits M, Salamon V, Goldfeld M, Mor A: Contracted gallbladder in hepatitis: The utility of the postprandial examination. Euroson '96, Budapest Hungary, October 1996

25. Herskovits M, Loberant N, Lerner B, Barak M, Cohen I: Infantile myofibromatosis: Case report. 27th Congress of the Israel Radiological Society, December 1997

 

 

26. Goldfeld M, Loberant N: Modern management techniques applied to the radiology department: Implementation of TQM and ISO 9000 at the Western Galilee Hospital. 27th Congress of the Israel Radiological Society, December 1997

27. Loberant N, Barak M,  Ben-Elisha M, Herskovits M, Herschkowitz S, Sela S, Roguin N. The ductus venosus in premature infants:  Color flow and duplex doppler study. Poster presented at the American Roentgen Ray Society,  April 1998

28. Herskovits M, Loberant N, Barak M, Cohen I:

Infantile myofibromatosis: Case report.  35th Annual Meeting of the European Society of Pediatric Radiology, Rhodes, Greece, May 1998

29. Herskovits M, Loberant N,Barak M, Ben Elisha M, Herschkowitz S, Sela S, Roguin N: The ductus venosus in premature infants: A color and spectral Doppler study. 35th Annual Meeting of the European Society of Pediatric Radiology, Rhodes, Greece, May 1998

30. Goldfeld M, Schwed Y, Karpuchin L, Singer-Jordan J, Loberant N:

Applications of imaging methods in penetrating injuries of the abdomen and perineum in children.  1st National Conference on Injuries in Childhood: Multidisciplinary Perspective. Tel Aviv, July 1998

31. Herskovits M, Loberant N,Barak M, Ben Elisha M, Herschkowitz S, Sela S, Roguin N: The ductus venosus in premature infants: A color and spectral Doppler study. Poster presented at the Swedish Pediatric Radiology Postgraduate Course, Stockholm, October 1998 (Invited poster)

32. Salamon V, Haj M, Kniaz D, Cohen I, Singer-Jordan J, Eitan A, Loberant N. Initial experience with the advanced breast biopsy instrument (ABBI).

Israel Radiological Society, November, 1998

33. Salamon V, Haj M, Kniaz D, Cohen I, Singer-Jordan J, Eitan A, Loberant N. Initial experience with the advanced breast biopsy instrument (ABBI). American Roentgen Ray Society, New Orleans, May 1999

34. Goldfeld M, Sweed Y,  Singer-Jordan J, Karpuchin L, Loberant N.

Penetrating injuries of the abdomen and perineum in children: Utility of imaging procedures. Israel Radiological Society, November, 1998

35. Gossenlieb M, Cohen I, Loberant N, Herskovits M, Sweed Y, Jerushalmi J. Rhabdomyosarcoma causing massive pleural effusion in a child. Israel Radiological Society, November, 1998

36. Bala B, Loberant N, Cohen I. Colonic amyloidosis in a patient with chronic renal failure.  Israel Radiological Society, November, 1998

37. Goldfeld M, Kaufman B, Loberant N. The distal circulation in patients undergoing upper extremity dialysis shunts: A prospective study using color and spectral Doppler ultrasound. Israel Radiological Society, November, 1998

38. Karchun I, Loberant N, Singer-Jordan J, Kniaz D. Percutaneous cholecystostomy: 3 year experience. Israel Radiological Society, November, 1998

39. Papura S, Singer-Jordan J, Loberant N, Said R, Volpin G, Grimberg B. Complications of discitis: The role of the interventional radiologist in diagnosis and treatment. Israel Radiological Society, November, 1998

 

40. Goldfeld M, Loberant N, Eyal A. Portal hypertension and splenic artery aneurysm in an asymptomatic woman: Case report. Israel Radiological Society, November, 1998

41. Loberant N, Herskovits M, Goldfeld M, Noi I, Salamon V, Singer-Jordan J. Ultrasound examination for deep venous thrombosis: Requests and results over a two-year period. Israel Radiological Society, November, 1998

42. Vainer G, Herskovits M, Cohen I, Loberant N, Szvalb S. Papillary cystic neoplasm of the pancreas in a teenage boy. Israel Radiological Society, November, 1998

43. Lerner B, Loberant N, Herskovits M, Cohen I, Sweed Y. A case of pseudoprecocious puberty in a five year old girl. Israel Rad. Soc., Nov. 1998

44. Salamon V, Haj M, Kniaz D, Cohen I, Singer-Jordan J, Eitan A,

Loberant N. Initial experience with the Advanced Breast Biopsy Instrument (ABBI). American Roentgen Ray Society 99th Annual Meeting,

New Orleans, May, 1999

45. Goldfeld M, Sweed Y, Singer-Jordan J, Loberant N. The utility of imaging procedures in penetrating injuries of the abdomen and perineum in children. European Society for Pediatric Radiology, Jerusalem, May 1999

46. Lerner B, Loberant N, Herskovits M, Cohen I, Sweed Y. A case of pseudoprecocious puberty in a five year old girl. European Society for Pediatric Radiology, Jerusalem, May 1999

47. Loberant N, Herskovits M, Cohen I, Szvalb S.  Papillary cystic neoplasm of the pancreas in a teen-age boy. European Society for Pediatric Radiology, Jerusalem, May 1999

48. Herskovits M, Cohen I, Loberant N, Sweed Y, Singer-Jordan J, Jerushalmi J. Rhabdomyosarcoma causing massive pleural effusion in a child. Poster presented at the European Society for Pediatric Radiology, Jerusalem, May 1999

49. Loberant N, Goldfeld M, Herskovits M, Noi I, Salamon V, Bala B,

Lerner B, Vainer G. Compression sonography for deep vein thrombosis: A statistical survey in the Western Galilee Hospital. Annual Convention of the Israel Society for Diagnostic Ultrasound, Haifa, October 1999

50. Loberant N, Goldfeld M, Chernihovski A, Sweed Y, Karpuchin L, Tzilman B, Cohen I. Cystic lymphangioma of the scrotum: Case report. Annual Convention of the Israel Society for Diagnostic Ultrasound, Haifa, October 1999

51. Goldfeld M, Shaulsky M, Brezins M, Loberant N, Vazan A, Roguin N, 

Yakir O.  Correlation between coronary calcification score on double-helical CT and coronary stenosis on angiography. International Forum: Cardiology into the New Millennium, Tel Aviv, 2000

52. Goldfeld M, Shaulsky M, Brezins M, Loberant N, Vazan A, Roguin N.

Contrast-enhanced double helix spiral CT as a diagnostic method for significant coronary disease. International Forum: Cardiology into the New Millennium, Tel Aviv, April 2000

53. Goldfeld M, Sweed Y, Singer-Jordan J, Herskovits M, Loberant N. The utility of imaging procedures in penetrating injuries of the abdomen and perineum in children. The Second Israeli Conference on Childhood Injury:  A Multidisciplinary Approach, Jerusalem, April 2000

54. Eitan A, Haj M, Kniaz D, Salamon V, Loberant N. Initial experience with advanced breast biopsy instrument (ABBI). XI International Congress of Senology, Cancun, Mexico, May 2000.

 

 

55. Loberant N, Goldfeld M, Swed Y. Splenic injuries in children: How accurate is sonography in the initial diagnosis and in follow-up? Forum Trauma, Northern Region, Haifa, July 2000

56. Swed Y, Goldfeld M, Weiss M, Singer-Jordan J, Loberant N, Herskovits M.

Splenic injury in children: How precise is sonography in the initial diagnosis and

follow-up?  3rd Congress of Mediterranean Association of Pediatric Surgeons.

Corfu, Greece, October 2000

57. Swed Y, Goldfeld M, Weiss M, Singer-Jordan J, Loberant N, Herskovits M. The utility of imaging procedures in penetrating injuries of the abdomen and perineum in children. 3rd Congress of Mediterranean Association of Pediatric Surgeons.

Corfu, Greece, October 2000

58. Goldfeld M, Brezins M, Yakir O, Loberant N. Contrast-enhanced double helix CT as a diagnostic method for significant coronary disease. Annual Meeting of the Israel Radiological Association, Eilat, November 2000.

59. Loberant N, Goldfeld M, Swed Y. Splenic injury in children: Is sonography sufficient in the initial diagnosis or follow-up?

Annual Meeting of the Israel Radiological Association, Eilat, November 2000.

60. Loberant N, Haj M, Salamon V, Kniaz D, Eitan A, Cohen I. Three years of experience with the Advanced Breast Biopsy Instrument (ABBI).

Annual Meeting of the Israel Radiological Association, Eilat, November 2000.

61. Goldfeld M, Brezins M, Yakir O, Loberant N. Contrast-enhanced double helix CT as a diagnostic method for significant coronary disease. Poster presentation at the European Congress of Radiology, Vienna, March 2001

62. Haj M, Loberant N, Salamon V, Cohen I, Kniaz D, Eitan A.

The advanced breast biopsy instrument (ABBI): Results of three years of operation. Poster presentation at the European Congress of Radiology, Vienna, March 2001

63. Goldfeld M, Kaufman B, Loberant N. The distal circulation in patients undergoing upper extremity dialysis shunts: A prospective study using color and spectral Doppler ultrasound.

Poster presentation at the American Roentgen Ray Society, Seattle, USA, May 2001

64. Goldfeld M, Brezins M, Yakir O, Loberant N. Contrast-enhanced double helix CT as a diagnostic method for significant coronary disease.

Poster presentation at the American Roentgen Ray Society, Seattle, USA, May 2001

65. Haj M, Loberant N, Salamon V, Kniaz D, Eitan A, Cohen I. Three years of experience with the Advanced Breast Biopsy Instrument (ABBI).

Poster presentation at the American Roentgen Ray Society, Seattle, USA, May 2001

66. Swed Y, Yulevich A, Goldfeld M, Singer-Jordan J, Loberant N, Herskovits M. The utility of imaging examinations in penetrating injuries of the abdomen and perimeum in children. 22nd Annual Israel Surgery Conference, Tel Aviv, May 2001

67. Swed Y, Goldfeld M, Yulevich A, Singer-Jordan J, Herskovits M, Loberant N. Splenic trauma in children: What is the accuracy of ultrasound in initial and follow-up evaluation? 22nd Annual Israel Surgery Conference, Tel Aviv, May 2001

68. Goldfeld M, Nassir E, Loberant N, Hazani E, Glaser B, Gomori M, Bishara N. Computed tomography of the ear in Pendred syndrome.

European Congress of Radiology, March 2002

69. Samovsky M, Loberant N. Post-prandial examination in patients with non-visualized gallbladder. American Roentgen Ray Society, Atlanta, USA, May 2002

70. Loberant N, Salamon V, Goldfeld M. Breast arterial calcifications- demographics and correlation with other imaging studies.

Staff meeting Western Galilee Hosp, Dec 2002.

71. Loberant N, Goldfeld M, Ciceu G, Herskovits M, Singer-Jordan J. Incidental findings in CT of the spine. Poster presentation at the American Roentgen Ray Society, San Diego, USA, May 2003

72. Loberant N, Salamon V, Goldfeld M. Correlation among breast arterial calcifications, coronary arterial calcifications and  arteriosclerotic changes in the carotid arteries: Initial results. American Roentgen Ray Society, San Diego, USA, May 2003

73. Samovsky M, Loberant N. Acute and chronic posterior ankle pain.

Poster presentation at the Euroson conference, Copenhagen, April 2003.

74. Samovsky M, Loberant N. Sonography of muscle injury.

Poster presentation at the Euroson conference, Copenhagen, April 2003.

75. Loberant N, Herskovits M, Goldfeld M, Salamon V, Ciceu G. Ultrasound diagnosis of  hematocolpos.

Poster presentation at the Euroson conference, Copenhagen, April 2003.

76. Loberant N, Samovsky M. Gray-scale and Doppler sonography of fibrous cortical 
defect. Euroson conference, Copenhagen, April 2003.

77. Samovsky M, Loberant N. Sonography in upper and lower extremity muscle injury. World Federation of Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology, Montreal, June 2003

78. Goldfeld M, Sweed Y, Loberant N, Singer-Jordan J. The utility of imaging procedures in penetrating injuries of the abdomen and perineum in children. Poster presentation, American Roentgen Ray Society, Miami FL, May 2004

79. Haj M, Shasha S, Loberant N, Farhadian H. The effect of external scrotal cooling on the viability of the testis following damage with torsion in rats. 39th Congress of the European Society for Surgical Research, Athens, May 2004.

80. Herskovits M, Ciceu G, Swed Y, Cohen I, Loberant N. Inflammatory pseudotumor mimicking acute appendicitis. Annual Convention of the Israel Society for Diagnostic Ultrasound, Herzliya, May 2005

81. Loberant N, Cohen I, Bickel A. Spongioid hyperplasia of the gallbladder.

Annual Convention of the Israel Society for Diagnostic Ultrasound, Herzliya, May 2005

82. Samovsky M, Loberant N. Sonography of muscle injury. Poster presentation, Annual Convention of the Israel Society for Diagnostic Ultrasound, Herzliya, May 2005

83. Samovsky M, Loberant N. Acute and chronic posterior ankle pain. Poster presentation, Annual Convention of the Israel Society for Diagnostic Ultrasound, Herzliya, May 2005

84. Loberant N, Herskovits M, Goldfeld M, Salamon V., Sonographic diagnosis of hematocolpos. Poster presentation, Annual Convention of the Israel Society for Diagnostic Ultrasound, Herzliya, May 2005

85. Haj M, Farhadian H, Loberant N, Shasha S. The effect of external cooling on the viability of the torsed testis in rats. Poster presentation, European Society of Urogenital Radiology, Ljubljana, Slovenia, September, 2005

86. Samovsky M, Loberant N. Acute and chronic posterior ankle pain. Poster presentation, World Federation for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology, Seoul, Korea, May 2006

87. Eitan A, Loberant N, Bickel A. Transperitoneal versus transhepatic percutaneous cholecystostomy. 16th World Congress of the International Association of Surgeons and Gastroenterologists, Madrid, May 2006

88. Loberant N, Singer-Jordan J, Cohen HI, Giron R. Renal tumor mimics: Report of 2 unusual cases. Poster presentation at the European Society of Urogenital Radiology meeting, Cairo, September 2006

89. Yahalom M, Krivilevich A, Papura S, Singer-Jordan J, Loberant N, Roguin N.

The clinical significance of upper thoracic veins’ imaging. Poster presentataion at the 12th World Congress on Cardiac Pacing and Electrophysiology, Rome, December 2007

90. Yahalom M, Krivilevich A, Papura S, Singer-Jordan J, Loberant N, Roguin N.

The clinical significance of upper thoracic veins’ imaging prior to permanent pacemaker implantation.

10th International Workshop on Cardiac Arrhythmias, Venice, October 2007

91. Yahalom M, Krivilevich A, Papura S, Singer-Jordan J, Loberant N, Roguin N.

The clinical significance of upper thoracic veins’ imaging prior to permanent pacemaker implantation

3rd Congress of Update in Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery, November 2007, Antalya, Turkey.

92. Chernihovski A, Herskovits M, Altman E, Even L, Zonis Z, Loberant N. Radiological evaluation of surgical treatment for paediatric parapneumonic empyema. Annual Meeting of the Israel Radiological Association, October 2007, Eilat

93. Singer-Jordan J, Papura S, Loberant N, Shtarker H, Volpin G. The role of embolization in orthopedic surgery. Annual Meeting of the Israel Radiological Association, October 2007, Eilat

94. Loberant N. The lighter side of radiology. Poster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Israel Radiological Association, October 2007, Eilat

95. Loberant N. Transperitoneal versus transhepatic percutaneous cholecystostomy as a non-surgical treatment for acute cholecystitis. Poster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Israel Radiological Association, October 2007, Eilat

96. Loberant N. Prevalence and degree of breast arterial calcifications on mammography: A prospective study. Poster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Israel Radiological Association, October 2007, Eilat

97. Herskovits M, Chernihovski A, Altman E, Even L, Zonis Z, Loberant N. Radiological evaluation of surgical treatment for paediatric parapneumoniic empyema. Presented at the Congress of  the European Society of Paediatric Radiology, Edinburgh, UK, June 2008

98. Ciceu G, Herskovits M, Ouda M, Loberant N. Antenatal diagnosis of hydronephrosis: Controversies in management and selected cases. Annual meeting of the Israel Society for Diagnostic Ultrasound in Medicine, Tel Aviv, May 2008

 

 

Invited Presentations

1. Color and duplex Doppler imaging of the ductus venosus in normal neonates. Presented at Haifa Radiology Symposium in honor of the retirement of Prof. Rosenberger; May 1992

2. The Central Role of Imaging in Trauma. ERG Ambassadors, Baptist Hospital, Louisville, Kentucky, September 2008

 

Non-Medical

1. Enlarging our circles of engagement. Presented at the Partnership 2000 Global Conference, Newark, New Jersey, May 2007. Presentation of the Emergency Response Group program of the Western Galilee Hospital in the context of Partnership 2000.

 

Publications

 

 1) Non-medical

 

1. Wherever my future lies- it isn't in commodities. Medical Economics, September 1980

2. Living a Shared Dream. Jefferson Medical College Alumni Bulletin, Summer 1984

3. Next time, I'll take cash. Medical Economics, October 1984

4. Smiling Tooth Fairy.   Inner Visions section, Radiographics 15:866, 1995

5. Happy Valentine's Day!   Inner visions section, Radiographics 16:184, 1996

6. Sci-Fi CT. Inner Visions section, RadioGraphics 20:154, 2000

7. Mane Attraction. Inner Visions section, RadioGraphics 22:736, 2002

8. Bee-ware! Inner Visions section, RadioGraphics 2006

9. Her Lucky Day. Inner Visions section, RadioGraphics 2009 (accepted)

10. Go for a Yahtzee. Inner Visions section, RadioGraphics 2010 (acepted)

 

2) Medical

 

1. Emergency medicine in the United States. Mikhtav LeHaver, August 1984 (letter)

2. Homeopathy. Harefuah, May 1985 (letter)

3. Quality care at a reasonable price. Ann Emerg Med, June 1985 (letter)

4. Data analysis for cervical spine injuries. Ann Emerg Med, April 1988 (letter)

5. Engel A, Adler OB, Loberant N, Rosenberger A, Weissmann I: Nonocclusive bowel disease in patients on chronic hemodialysis. RoFo 150:704-707, 1989

6. Eyal A, Herskovits M,  Loberant N: Benign scapular defects.

RoFo 151:375, 1989

7. Stein M, Bartal A, Kuten A, Loberant N, et al: Multiple primary thyroid and breast cancer in Israel, 1960-1976. S Afr Med J 76:664, 1989

8. Loberant N, Rose C: Imaging considerations in the geriatric emergency department patient. Emergency  Medicine Clinics of North America 8:361-397, 1990.* This article was cited in Jones: Geriatric Emergency Care: An Annotated Bibliography. Ann Emerg Med, 21:835-841, 1992, among the "...key articles of general interest to the clinician and academician..."

9. Loberant N, Jerushalmi J, Camal S, Gaitini D, Greif Z, Noi I: Acute focal bacterial nephritis: Emphasis on imaging. Child Neph Urol 10:150-153, 1990                                

10. Laviov M, Stein M, Loberant N: Renal and electrolyte disturbances associated with CIS-platin. Journal of the Israel Society of Clinical Biochemistry 9:21, 1990

11. Stein M, Loberant N, Yarnizky D, et al: The implementation WHO guidelines for the treatment of cancer pain at the Northern Israel Oncology Center (1985-1987). European Journal of Pain 12:104-108, 1991

12. Reshef R, Shiller M, Varkel J, Loberant N: Systemic effects of rectally administered corticosteroids.  Israel Journal of Medical Sciences 28:98-100, 1992               

13. Goldfeld M, Loberant N: Rupture of intrahepatic echinococcal cyst into the biliary tree. Harefuah 122:229-230, 1992

14. Loberant  N: Emergency imaging of the urinary tract.

Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America 10:59-91, 1992

15. Stein M, Loberant N, Laviov M, Rennert G, Lachter J, Kuten A: Second cancer in patients treated for testicular seminoma. Journal of Surgical Oncology 49:16-19, 1992

16. Loberant N, Barak M, Gaitini D, Herskovits M, Ben-Elisha M, Roguin N: Closure of the ductus venosus in neonates: Findings on real-time gray-scale, color-flow Doppler, and duplex Doppler sonography. AJR 159:1083-1085, November 1992.* This article was selected to appear as an abstract in the 1994 Yearbook of Neonatal and Perinatal Medicine.

17. Goldfeld M  Loberant N: The "vanishing psoas": An anatomic variant.

Clinical Imaging 17:104-105, 1993

18. Shiller M, Cohen I, Munichor M, Loberant N, Bickel A, Reshef R: The "Brown bowel syndrome" associated with jejunal carcinoma. 

American Journal of Gastroenterology 88:1788-1789, 1993

19. Goldfeld M, Loberant N: Imaging blunt renal trauma. Harefuah 125:233-235, 1993

20. Stein M, Kessel I,  Loberant  N, Kuten A: Testicular seminoma Stage I: Treatment results and long-term follow-up (1968-1988).

Journal of Surgical Oncology 53:175-179, 1993

21. Stein M, Loberant N, Kessel I, Kuten A: Melanocytic schwannoma of the spinal cord: A case report. East African Medical Journal 70:63-65, 1993         

22. Bickel A, Loberant N, Shtamler B: Laparoscopic treatment of hydatid cyst of the liver: Initial experience with a small series of patients.

The Journal of Laparoendoscopic Surgery 4:127-133, 1994

23. Goldfeld M, Loberant N , Herskovits M: Manifestations of persistent pro-atlas: Radiographic and computed tomographic appearance. European Radiology 4:71-74,1994

24. Noi I, Loberant N, Cohen I: Inflammatory pseudotumor of the liver.

Clinical Imaging 18:283-285, 1994

25. Reshef R, Cohen I, Shiller M, Szvalb S, Loberant N: Does ursodeoxycholic acid have a place in the treatment of amiodarone-induced cholestasis.

Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology 18:177-178, 1994

26. Shiller M, Loberant N, Reshef R: The brown bowel syndrome and gastrointestinal adenocarcinoma: Response to Drs. Reynaert and Devis. American Journal of Gastroenterology, 89:812, 1994 (letter). (concerning article Shiller M, Cohen I, Munichor M, Loberant N, Bickel A, Reshef R: The "Brown bowel syndrome" associated with jejunal carcinoma.  American Journal of Gastroenterology 88:1788-1789, 1993)

27. Bickel A, Loberant N: Laparoscopic treatment of a liver hydatid cyst.

British Journal of Surgery 81:627, 1994 (letter)

28. Nasser G, Loberant N, Salameh A, Cohen I: Oxyphil carcinoma of the parathyroid: A rare cause of hyperparathyroidism. Clinical Oncology 7:323-324, 1995

29. Loberant N, Mor A: Paradoxical gallbladder function in hepatitis. 

European Journal of Ultrasound 2:223-225, 1995

30. Bickel A, Loberant N: The feasibility of safe laparoscopic treatment of hydatid cysts of the liver. Surgical Endoscopy 9:934, 1995 (letter)

31. Noi I, Cohen I, Loberant N: Renal hydatid cyst: Urinary cytological diagnosis. Diagnostic Cytopathology 12:152-154, 1995                      

32. Makhoul N, Goldfeld M,  Loberant N, Zveibil F: Inadvertent placement of central venous catheter into the spinal canal.  Clinical Intensive Care 6:248-249, 1995

33. Loberant N, Salamon V, Jerushalmi J, Herskovits M, Goldfeld M, Noi I: Acute focal bacterial nephritis in childhood brucellosis. Pediatric Radiology, 25:S62-S64, 1995

34. Reshef R, Shiller M, Kinberg R, Rennert H, Rennert G, Herskovits M,

Loberant N: A prospective study evaluating the usefulness of continuous supplemental oxygen in various endoscopic procedures.

Israel Journal of Medical Sciences 32;736 740, 1996

35. Loberant N, Szvalb S, Herskovits M, Cohen I, Salamon V: Posttraumatic intestinal stenosis: Radiographic and sonographic appearance.

European Radiology  7:524-526, 1997

36. Loberant N, Herskovits M, Salamon V, Goldfeld M, Mor A: Contracted gallbladder in hepatitis: The value of the postprandial examination.

European Journal of Ultrasound 4(supplement 1);S48, 1996 (abstract)

37. Loberant N, Noi I, Cohen I, Noi I, Herskovits M: Enteropathy-associated T-cell lymphoma: A case report with radiographic and computed tomography appearance. Journal of Surgical Oncology  65:50-54, 1997.

38. Lachter J, Reshef R, Loberant N: Differentiating lymphoid hyperplasia from lymphoma: Endoscopic ultrasound evaluation.

Gastroenterology 112:A598, 1997 (abstract).

39. Loberant N, Jerushalmi J, Herskovits M, Mor A: Contracted gallbladder in hepatitis: Value of postprandial examination. Clinical Imaging 22:45-47, 1998

40. Gattas N, Loberant N, Rimon D: Miliary and reticulo-nodular pulmonary brucellosis. Harefuah 135:357-359, 1998

41. Loberant N, Herskovits M, Barak M, Ben-Elisha M, Herschkowitz S, Sela S, Roguin N: Closure of the ductus venosus in premature infants: Findings on real-time gray-scale, color-flow Doppler and duplex Doppler sonongraphy. AJR 172:227-229, 1999

42. Cohen I, Loberant N, King E, Herskovits M, Sweed Y. Rhabdomyosarcoma in a child with massive pleural effusion: Cytological diagnosis from pleural fluid.

Diagnostic Cytopathology 21:125-128, 1999

43. Herskovits M, Cohen I, Loberant N, Szvalb S: Papillary cystic neoplasm of the pancreas in a teenage boy. European Radiology 9:1354-1356, 1999

44. Goldfeld M, Koifman B, Loberant N, Krowll I, Haj M:

Distal arterial flow in patients undergoing upper extremity dialysis shunting: a prospective study using Doppler sonography.

American Journal of Roentgenology, 175:513-516, 2000

45. Haj M, Nasser G, Loberant N, Cohen I, Nesser E, Eitan A.

Pelvic actinomycosis presenting as ureteric and rectal stricture.

Digestive Surgery 17:4114-417, 2000

46. Bickel A, Loberant N, Singer-Jordan J, Goldfeld M, Daud G,

Eitan A: The laparoscopic approach to abdominal hydatid cysts: A prospective nonselective study using the isolated hypobaric technique.

Archives of Surgery, 136:789-795, 2001

47. Samovsky M, Loberant N. Postprandial dilatation of the gallbladder in cholelithiasis. J Clin Ultrasound 29:513-516, 2001

48. Cohen I, Loberant N, Goldfeld M, Volpin G. Cytological diagnosis of primary leiomyosarcoma of bone: Case report. Diagnostic Cytopathology 25:239-243, 2001

49. Loberant N, Chernihovski A, Goldfeld M, Sweed Y, Vais M, Tzilman B, Cohen I.

Role of Doppler sonography in the diagnosis of cystic lymphangioma of the scrotum. 

J Clin Ultrasound 30:384-387, 2002 (This paper was reprinted “..for its interesting and informative content..” in the Urology Review Journal, 3-2003)

50. Haj M, Shiller M, Loberant N, Cohen I, Kerner H. Obstructing gastric heterotopic pancreas: Case report and literature review. Clin Imaging 26:267-269, 2002

51. Goldfeld M, Cohen I, Loberant N, Mugrabi A, Katz I, Papura S, Noi I.

Littoral cell angioma of the spleen. J Clin Ultrasound, 30:510-513, 2002.

52. Haj M, Kniaz D, Eitan A, Solomon V, Cohen I, Loberant N. Three years of experience with Advanced Breast Biopsy Instrumentation (ABBI).

The Breast Journal, 8:275-280, 2002

53. Khoury J, Jerushalmi J, Naser E, Varkel J, Loberant N, Cohen HI. Calcifying fibrous pseudotumor. A rare benign tumor detected on bone scintigraphy.

Clinical Nuclear Medicine, 27:799-800, 2002

54. Khoury J, Jerushalmi J, Said R, Loberant N. U shaped sternum: A rare malformation demonstrated on bone scintigraphy in an adult patient. Clin Nucl Med 28:224-5, 2003.

55. Haj M, Weiss M, Loberant N, Cohen I. Inflammatory pseudotumor of the breast: Case report and literature review. The Breast Journal, 9:423-425, 2003.

56. Loberant N, Goldfeld M. A pitfall in triple contrast CT of penetrating trauma of the flank. Clinical Imaging, 27:351-352, 2003.

57. Loberant N, Samovsky M, Papura S. Gray-scale and Doppler sonography of fibrous cortical defect.  Journal of Clinical Ultrasound, 31:369-374, 2003.

58. Khoury J, Jerushalmi J, Kats I, Mograbi A, Shtarker H, Cohen HI, Loberant N. Imaging of primary sternal osteomyelitis in a patient with Crohn’s disease.

Clinical Imaging 27:358-362, 2003.

59. Khoury J, Jerushalmi J, Loberant N, Roguin N, Brezins M. Increased lung uptake on exercise Tl-201 SPECT may reflect more than extent of myocardial ischemia.

J Nucl Cardol 10:436-438, 2003.

60. Khoury J, Jerushalmi J, Cohen HI, Loberant N, Zaina A. Super scan leading to definitive diagnosis in a patient with recurrent syncope. Clin Nucl Med 28:886-9,2003

61. Samovsky M, Loberant N. Ultrasound imaging features of upper and lower extremity injury.Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology, 29;S125, 2003 [Abstract]

62. Khoury J, Nassrala S, Loberant N, Jerushalmi J. Unilateral orbital uptake on Ga-67 scintigraphy. Seminars in Nuclear Medicine, 33;331-333, 2003

63. Khoury J, Jerushalmi J, Zaina A, Lemer J, Cohen HI, Loberant N. Transmogrification of lung: A rare entity of bullous emphysema assessed by perfusion scintigraphy. Clin Nucl Med 29:445-446,2004

64. Haj M, Loberant N, Salamon V, Cohen I. Membranous fat necrosis of the breast: Diagnosis by minimally invasive technique.

The Breast Journal, 10:504-508, 2004

65. Tsur A, Loberant N, Volpin G. Simple imaging technique for fitting a below the knee first-time prosthesis. Israel Medical Association Journal, 6:713-714, 2004

66. Khoury J, Jerushalmi J, Mograbi A, Saab A, Loberant N.  Lung uptake in a young patient with hypercalcemia who was found to have systemic lupus erythematosus.

Clin Nuc Med, 30:324-325, 2005

67. Haj M, Loberant N, Cohen I. Pseudoangiomatous hyperplasia of mammary stroma in a male breast presenting as a discrete nodule. The Breast Journal, 11:472-473, 2005

68. Samovsky M, Loberant N, Lemer J, Altman E. Tension pyopneumothorax:

Case report. Clinical Imaging 29:437-438, 2005

69. Loberant N, Cohen HI, Bickel A. Spongioid hyperplasia of the gallbladder.

J Ultrasound Med, 25:111-113, 2006

70. Tsur A, Galin A, Kogan L, Loberant N. Morel-Lavallee syndrome after crush injury. Harefuah, 145:111-113, 2006

71. Khoury J, Jerushalmi J, Loberant N. Tc-99m MIBI/Tc-99m MDP mismatch: A useful scinitgraphic finding in differentiating myositis ossificans from malignant tumor of soft tissue. Clin Nucl Med 31:547-549,2006

72. Haj M, Shasha SM, Loberant N, Farhadian H. Effect of external scrotal cooling on the viability of the testis with torsion in rats. Eur Surg Res 39:160-169, 2007

73. Gattas N, Solt I, Loberant N, Hazani E, Rimon D. Parathyroid cyst associated with acute respiratory failure and jugular vein thrombosis. Harefuah 146:599-601, 2007 

74. Chernihovski A, Loberant N, Cohen I, Nassar F, Lemer J, Altman E. Chest wall actinomycosis. Israel Medical Association Journal 9:686-687, 2007

75. Haj M, Chernihovski A, Solomon V, Loberant N, Cohen I. Infarction of a giant breast hamartoma in a pregnant patient mimicking an inflammatory breast cancer. Breast Care 2:99-101, 2007

76. Bickel A, Loberant N, Bersudski M, Goldfeld M, Ivry S, Herskovits M, Eitan A. Overcoming reduced hepatic and renal perfusion caused by positive pressure pneumoperitoneum. Archives of Surgery 142:119-124, 2007

77. Bickel A, Loberant N, Eitan A. Reduced hepatic and renal perfusion caused by positive-pressure pneumoperitoneum: Impact on donor kidneys (letter). Archives of Surgery 142:1225-1226, 2007

78. Herskovits M, Chernihovski A, Altman E, Even L, Zonis Z, Loberant N. Radiological evaluation of surgical treatment for paediatric parapneumoniic empyema. Pediatr Radiol 38 (Suppl 3):S534-S569, 2008

79. Khoury J, Loberant N, Jerushalmi J. Post-radiation vesicocolonic fistula demonstrated on bone scintigraphy. Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 36:1354, 2009.

80. Tsur A, Loberant N. Strength training helps us to discover calcified tendinitis in the shoulder. Med Sport 13:177-179, 2009

 

 

Unpublished:

Accepted for publication: -

81. Loberant N, Goldfeld M, Ciceu G, Herskovits M, Singer-Jordan J.

Incidental findings in CT of the spine. Accepted by The Radiologist, 2003.

82. Loberant N, Dogra V, Bhatt S. Striated testis: Ultrasound findings and differential diagnosis. Accepted by Ultrasound Quarterly, 2009

83. Loberant N, Dogra V, Bhatt S. Bilateral testicular epidermoid. Accepted by Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine, 2009.

 

Internet publications:

 

1. Loberant N, Bhatt S, Dogra V. Lipoleiomyoma. ImagingScienceToday.com June 2009.

2. Loberant N, Bhatt S, Dogra V. Gangrenous cholecystitis. ImagingScienceToday.com June 2009.

3. Loberant N, Bhatt S, Dogra V. Hydrosalpinx. ImagingScienceToday.com June 2009.

4. Loberant N, Bhatt S, Dogra V. Parathyroid adenoma. ImagingScienceToday.com June 2009.

5. Chernihovski A, Samovsky M, Loberant N, Cohen HI. Classic seminoma with necrosis. ImagingScienceToday.com August 2009.

 

Hospital  Activities

 

Chairman of the Imaging Committee  1990-1991

Member of Imaging Committee 1992-present

Member of Hospital Physicians' Committee, 1993-2000

Member of the Medical Library Committee, 1995- 1998

Chairman CT committee, 1996-1998

Chairman Lehigh Valley Maimonides Society Visiting Physicians Program 1996- present

Member of the Continuing Education Committee- 2001

Chairman of Hospital Partnership 2000 Committee- 2003-2008

 

Other

 

Served as examiner for the radiology portion of gastroenterology oral boards, 1990

 

Served as examiner in the radiology oral boards, 2007

 

Ongoing teaching responsibilities for students, residents, and community physicians in general radiology, ultrasound, and computed tomography

 

Scientific session chairman at the 10th Annual Barry B. Goldberg Lecture and Ultrasound Symposium in Israel, June 1992

 

Visiting physician, Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown, for one month, June 1994 as guest of the Lehigh Valley Maimonides Society

 

Fellowship in Doppler Ultrasound and Body MRI, Jefferson Medical College, one month, December 1995

 

Member, National Imaging Council, From 1999

 

Chairman, Scientific Sessions Committee, Annual Convention of the Israel Society for Diagnostic Ultrasound in Medicine, 2000

Chairman, Scientific Sessions Committee, Annual Convention of the Israel Society for Diagnostic Ultrasound in Medicine, 2001

Chairman, Scientific Sessions Committee, Annual Convention of the Israel Society for Diagnostic Ultrasound in Medicine, 2002

Secretary, Israel Society for Diagnostic Ultrasound in Medicine 2002- 2009

 

Visiting fellow in cross-sectional imaging at Strong Memorial Hospital, University of Rochester, May-June 2009.

 

Awards and Honors

 

*Certificate of appreciation for poster presented at the European Congress of Radiology, September 1991  (50 posters of more than 500 were honored with certification)

 

*Loberant N, Rose C: Imaging considerations in the geriatric emergency department patient. Emergency  Medicine Clinics of North America 8:361-397, 1990. This article was cited in Jones: Geriatric Emergency Care: An Annotated Bibliography. Ann Emerg Med, 21:835-841, 1992, among the "...key articles of general interest to the clinician and academician..."

 

*Loberant N, Barak M, Gaitini D, Herskovits M, Ben-Elisha M, Roguin N: Closure of the ductus venosus in neonates: Findings on real-time gray-scale, color-flow Doppler, and duplex Doppler sonography. AJR 159:1083-1085, November 1992. Selected for abstract publication in the 1994  Year  Book of  Neonatal  and Perinatal   Medicine.

 

*Loberant N, Barak M, Gaitini D, Herskovits M, Ben-Elisha M, Roguin N: Closure of the ductus venosus in neonates: Findings on real-time gray-scale, color-flow Doppler, and duplex Doppler sonography. AJR 159:1083-1085, November 1992.  Our findings were reprinted in the new edition of Keats’ Atlas of Roentgenographic Measurement.

 

Recipient of certificate “Tikkun Olam” from the Jewish Federation of the Lehigh Valley (JFLV), Pennsylvania, USA, for years of being the liaison between the Western Galilee Hospital and the Maimonides Society of the JFLV for the purpose of a visiting physician program.