• Volume 9
  • October 2018
  • Issue 4

Special Issue Celebrating the 80th Anniversary of Rambam Health Care Campus





  • Management of Breathlessness in Palliative Care: Inhalers and Dyspnea—A Literature Review

    Helen Senderovich and Akash Yendamuri

    Online First: October 16, 2018; DOI: 10.5041/RMMJ.10357


  • Comparison of Postoperative Analgesia in Patients Undergoing Ileostomy Closure with and Without Dual Transversus Abdominis Plane (TAP) Block: A Randomized Controlled Trial

    Abhijit Nair, Veena Enagandula Amula, Vibhavari Naik, Praveen Kumar Kodisharapu, Anne Poornachand, Shyam Prasad, Mohammed Salman Saifuddin, and Basanth Kumar Rayani

    Online First: October 4, 2018; DOI: 10.5041/RMMJ.10356

  • Short-term Outcomes in Patients with Carcinoma of the Esophagus and Gastroesophageal Junction Receiving Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy or Chemoradiation before Surgery. A Prospective Study

    Syed Nusrath, Subramanyeshwar Rao Thammineedi, K. V. Vijaya Narsimha Raju, Sujit Chyau Patnaik, Satish Pawar, Ayyagari Santa, Senthil J. Rajappa, Krishna Mohan Mallavarapu, Krishnam Raju, and Sudha Murthy

    Online First: July 9, 2018; DOI: 10.5041/RMMJ.10339

  • Comparison of Clinical Characteristics and Prognosis in Patients with Right- and Left-sided Infective Endocarditis

    Vered Stavi, Evgenia Brandstaetter, Iftach Sagy, Sabina Sapunar, Roman Nevzorov, Carmi Bartal, and Leonid Barski

    Online First: July 4, 2018; DOI: 10.5041/RMMJ.10338

The Maimonides
Best Published Original Research Prize

We are pleased to announce the awardee of the 2017 Maimonides Best Published Original Research Prize, Dr. Anatoli Stav for his manuscript entitled  Femoral versus Multiple Nerve Blocks for Analgesia after Total Knee Arthroplasty,” with co-authors Leonid Reytman, Roger Sevi, Michael Yohay Stav, Devorah Powell, Yanai Dor, Mickey Dudkiewicz, Fuaz Bayadse, Ahud Sternberg, and Michael Soudry.

The award ceremony was held on Monday, March 19 at Rambam Health Care Campus.

About the Maimonides Best Published Original Research Prize

The Editorial Board of Rambam Maimonides Medical Journal established The Maimonides Best Published Original Research Prize in 2017 in order to advance and promote publication of quality original research.

A prize of US$1,000 is awarded to the first author of the best research article published in Rambam Maimonides Medical Journal for the previous year. Adjudication is by the RMMJ Original Research Publication Advisory Committee. The prize is awarded in January of the year following publication, for the best research article published in Rambam Maimonides Medical Journal in the previous year. An award ceremony is held at Rambam Health Care Campus.

Application Criteria

All Original Research articles published in Rambam Maimonides Medical Journal from January through December of each year, including online first articles, are eligible for The Maimonides Best Published Original Research Prize.

Submission Process

All papers must be submitted to the journal according to the Instructions for Authors posted on our website.

Review Process

Adjudication criteria will be take into account a number of factors including: originality and innovativeness of the research; practical application of the research; importance and timeliness of the paper in relation to current research trends; scientific, methodological, and data quality; and translational relevance.

Prize Details

The prize will be awarded in the following year of publication (for example, 2018 for papers published in 2017; 2019 for papers published in 2018; etc.).

The prize (US$1,000) will be awarded to the first author of the paper.

The prize will be presented during a ceremony at Rambam Health Care Campus in Haifa, Israel.


This Issue is Dedicated to the Memory of Dr. May Arieli—A Beloved Pediatrician, Mother and Wife