• Refereed Publications
  • Abstracts and Proceedings
  • Monographs

Refereed Publications

Refereed Publications

  • Ronny Shtarkshall, Osmo Kontula, Ilsa S. Lottes, Toivo Aavik and Mario Baras: Are They Guilty Because of Their Gender?. International Journal of Criminology and Sociology, (4), 36-46, 2015.
  • Charles L. Sprung, Robert D. Truog, J. Randall Curtis, Gavin M. Joynt, Mario Baras, Andrej Michalsen, Josef Briegel, Jozef Kesecioglu, Linda Efferen, Edoardo De Robertis, Pierre Bulpa, Philipp Metnitz, Namrata Patil, Laura Hawryluck, Constantine Manthous, Rui Moreno, Sara Leonard, Nicholas S. Hill, Elisabet Wennberg, Robert C. McDermid, Adam Mikstacki, Richard A. Mularski, Christiane S. Hartog and Alexander Avidan: Seeking Worldwide Professional Consensus on the Principles of End-of-Life Care for the Critically Ill. The Consensus for Worldwide End-of-Life Practice for Patients in Intensive Care Units (WELPICUS) Study: American Journal Respiratory Critical Care Medicine, Volume 190, Issue 8, pp 855–866, Oct 15, 2014.
  • Bullow HH, Sprung CL, Baras M, Carmel S, Svantesson M, Benbenishty J, Maia PA, Beishuizen A, Cohen SL, Nalos D, and the ETHICATT group: Are religion and religiosity important to end-of-life decisions and patient autonomy in the ICU? The ETHICATT study. Intensive Care Medicine: Volume 38, Issue 7, Page 1126-1133, 2012. DOI 10.1007/s00134-012-2554-8.
  • Sprung CL, Artigas A, Kesecioglu J, Pezzi A, Wiis J, Pirracchio R, Baras M, Edbrooke DL, Pesenti A, Bakker J, Hargreaves C, Gurman G, Cohen SL, Lippert A, Payen D, Corbella D and Iapichino G: The Eldicus prospective, observational study of triage decision making in European intensive care units. Part II: Intensive care benefit for the elderly. Critical Care Medicine, 2012
  • Usmanova G, Neumark Y, Baras M, McKee M: Patterns of adult tobacco use in Uzbekistan. The European Journal of Public Health. 2011; DOI: 10.1093/eurpub/ckr125
  • Sprung CL, Baras M, Iapichino G, Kesecioglu J, Lippert A, Hargreaves C, Pezzi A, Pirrachio R, Edbrooke DL, Pesenti A, Bakker J, Gurman G, Cohen SL, Wiis J, Payen D and Artigas A: The Eldicus prospective, observational study of triage decision making in European intensive care units. Part I- European intensive care admission triage scores (EICATS). Critical Care Medicine, 2011.
  • Jaime Levy, Shahar Frenkel, Mario Baras, Meir Neufeld, Jacob Pe’er: Calcification in retinoblastoma: histopathologic findings and statistical analysis of 302 cases. British Journal of Ophthalmology. Published Online First: 27 January 2011
  • David L Edbrooke, Cosetta Minelli, Gary H Mills, Gaetano Iapichino, Angelo Pezzi, Philip Jacobs, Davide Corbella, Anne Lippert, Joergan Wiis, Romain Pirrachio, Antonio Pesenti, Nicolo Patroniti, Didier Payen, Gabriel Gurman, Jan Bakker, Jozef Kesecioglu, Chris Hargreaves, Simon L Cohen, Mario Baras, Antonio Artigas and Charles L Sprung: Implications of ICU triage decisions on patient mortality: a cost effectiveness analysis. Critical Care, (15) 2011.
  • Arie Figer, Aviram Nissan, Adi Shani, Riva Borovick, Mariana Stiener, Mario Baras, Herbert R Freund, Aaron Sulkes, Alexander Stojadinovic, Tamar Peretz. Mature Results of a Prospective Randomized Trial Comparing 5-Flourouracil with Leucovorin to 5-Flourouracil with Levamisole as Adjuvant Therapy of Stage II and III Colorectal Cancer- The Israel Cooperative Oncology Group (ICOG) Study. Journal of Cancer, (2) 177-185, 2011.
  • Gaetano Iapichino, Davide Corbella, Cosetta Minelli, Gary H. Mills, Antonio Artigas, David L. Edbooke, Angelo Pezzi, Jozef Kesecioglu, Nicolo` Patroniti, Mario Baras, Charles L. Sprung: Reasons for refusal of admission to Intensive: Reasons for refusal of admission to intensive care and impact on mortality. Intensive Care Medicine, 36(10), 1772-1779, 2010.
  • Kadouri L, Kote-Jarai Z, Hubert A, Baras M, Abeliovich D, Hamburger T, Peretz T, Eeles RA.: Glutathione-S-transferase M1, T1 and P1 polymorphisms, and breast cancer risk, in BRCA1/2 mutation carriers. Br J Cancer., 98(12):2006-10, 2008 Epub 2008 May 27.
  • Sprung CL, Ledoux D, Bulow HH, Lippert A, Wennberg E, Baras M, Ricou B, Sjokvist P, Wallis C, Maia P, Thijs LG, Solsona Duran J; ETHICUS Study Group: Relieving suffering or intentionally hastening death: where do you draw the line? Crit. Care Med.,36(1):8-13, 2008.
  • Sprung CL, Woodcock T, Sjokvist P, Ricou B, Bulow HH, Lippert A, Maia P, Cohen S, Baras M, Hovilehto S, Ledoux D, Phelan D, Wennberg E, Schobersberger W.: Reasons, considerations, difficulties and documentation of end-of-life decisions in European intensive care units: the ETHICUS Study. Intensive Care Med., 34(2):271-7, 2008. Epub 2007 Nov 9. Erratum in: Intensive Care Med. 2008 Feb;34(2):392-3.
  • Gabet Y, Kohavi D, Kohler T, Baras M, Müller R, Bab I: Trabecular bone gradient in rat long bone metaphyses: mathematical modeling and application to morphometric measurements and correction of implant positioning. J Bone Miner Res., 23(1):48-57, 2008.
  • Sprung CL, Maia P, Bulow HH, Ricou B, Armaganidis A, Baras M, Wennberg E, Reinhart K, Cohen SL, Fries DR, Nakos G, Thijs LG; Ethicus Study Group: The importance of religious affiliation and culture on end-of-life decisions in European intensive care units. Intensive Care Med., 33(10):1732-9, 2007 Epub 2007 Jun 1. Erratum in: Intensive Care Med., 2007 Oct;33(10), 1859.
  • Sprung CL, Carmel S, Sjokvist P, Baras M, Cohen SL, Maia P, Beishuizen A, Nalos D, Novak I, Svantesson M, Benbenishty J, Henderson B; ETHICATT Study Group: Attitudes of European physicians, nurses, patients, and families regarding end-of-life decisions: the ETHICATT study. Intensive Care Med., 33(1):104-10, 2007. Epub 2006 Oct 26.
  • Arad I, Baras M, Bar-Oz B and Gofin R: Neonatal transport of very low birth weight infants in Jerusalem: Isr. Med. Assoc. J., 8 (7): 477-82, 2006
  • Shmueli A, Baras M. and Sprung CL: The effect of intensive care on in-hospital survival. Health Services and Outcomes Research Methodology, 5(3-4): 163-174, 2006
  • Benbenishty J, Ganz FD, Lippert A, Bulow HH, Wennberg E, Henderson B, Svantesson M, Baras M, Phelan D, Maia P, Sprung CL: Nurse involvement in end-of-life decision making: the ETHICUS Study. Intensive Care Med., 32(1):129-132, 2006.
  • Cohen S, Sprung C, Sjokvist P, Lippert A, Ricou B, Baras M, Hovilehto S, Maia P, Phelan D, Reinhart K, Werdan K, Bulow HH, Woodcock T: Communication of end of life decisions in European Intensive Care Units. Intensive Care Med., 31(9):1215-1221, 2005 .
  • Rott D, Benhorin J, Keren A, Baras M, Leibowitz D and Banai S: Prediction of Coronary Artery Disease Severity in Patients Referred for Coronary Angiography. Clinical Cardiology, 28(6): 288 – 292, 2005.
  • Bulow HH, Lippert A, Sprung CL, Cohen MB, Sjokvist P, Baras M, Hovilehto S, Ledoux D, Maia P, Phelan D, Schobersberger W, Wennberg E, Woodcock T; ETHICUS Study Group. [End-of-life practices in European intensive care units]. Ugeskr Laeger. Apr 4;167(14):1522-5, (Danish) 2005.
  • Ofran Y, Leibowitz D, Gatt M, Baras M, Boukhobza R, Weiss AT: The prognostic value of troponin T and echocardiography in acute pulmonary edema. Int J Cardiol., 18;99(2):247-51, 2005.
  • Knishkowy B, Palti H, Baras M, Kiderman A and Schein M: Adolescent preventive Health visits: Factors associated with compliance. Israel Journal of Family Practice, 15(121): 27 – 31, 2005.
  • Donchin M and Baras M: A "Smoke-Free" hospital in Israel – a possible mission. Preventive Medicine, 39: 589 – 595, 2004.
  • Nesher G, Berkun Y, Mates M, Baras M, Rubinow A and Sonnenblick M: Low dose aspirin and prevention of cranial ischemic complications in giant cell arteritis. Arthritis & Rheumatism, 50(4): 1332 – 1337, 2004.
  • Jacob T, Baras M, Zeev A. and Epstein L: A longitudinal, community based study of low back pain outcomes. Spine, 29(16): 1810 – 1817, 2004.
  • Nesher G, Berkun Y, Mates M, Baras M, Nesher R, Rubinow A and Sonnenblick M: Risk factors for cranial ischemic complications in giant cell arteritis. Medicine, 83(2): 114 – 122, 2004.
  • Jacob T, Baras M, Zeev A. and Epstein L: Physical Activities and Low Back Pain - A Community Based Study. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise (MSSE), 36(1): 9 – 15, 2004.
  • Sprung CL, Cohen SL, Sjokvist P, Baras M, Bulow HH, Hovilehto S, Ledoux D, Lippert A, Maia P, Phelan D, Schobersberger W, Wennberg E, Woodcock T and the Ethicus Study Group: End of life practices in European intensive care units: The Ethicus Study. Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), 290(6): 790 – 797, 2003.
  • Nisman B., Barak V., Hubert A., Kaduri L., Lyass O., Baras M. and Peretz T: Prognostic factors for survival in metastatic breast cancer during first-line Paclitaxel chemotherapy. Anticancer Research, 23: 1939 – 1942, 2003
  • Almagor M., Ivnitzki I., Yaffe H. and Baras M. Changes in semen quality in Jerusalem between 1990 – 2000: A cross sectional and longitudinal study. Archives of Andrology, 49: 1 – 6, 2003.
  • Sermoneta-Gertel S, Donchin M, Adler R, Baras M, Perlstein T, Manny N, Shouval D and Galun E: Hepatitis c virus infection in employees of a large university hospital in Israel. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, 22: 754 – 761, 2001.
  • Jacob T, Baras M, Zeev A. and Epstein L: Low back pain: Reliability of a set of pain measurement tools. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 82: 735 – 742, 2001.
  • Arad I, Baras M, Gofin R, Bar-Oz B and Peleg O: Does parity affect the neonatal outcome of very-low-birth-weight infants? European Journal of Obstetric & Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, 82: 283 - 288, 2001.
  • Schein M, Biderman A, Baras M, Bennet L, Bisharat B, Borkan J, Fogelman Y, Gordon L, Steinmetz D and Kitai E: The prevalence of a history of child sexual abuse among adults visiting family practitioners in Israel. Child Abuse Neglect, 24: 667 – 675, 2000.
  • Knishkowy B, Palti H, Schein M, Yaphe J, Edman R and Baras M: Adolescent preventive health visits: A comparison of two invitation protocols. J Am Board Fam Pract, 13: 11 – 16, 2000.
  • Sprung CL, Geber D, Eidelman LA, Baras M, Pizov R, Nimrod A, Oppenheim A, Epstein L and Cotev S: Evaluation of triage decisions for intensive care admission. Critical Care Medicine, 27: 1073 – 1079, 1999.
  • Arad I, Gofin R, Baras M, Bar-Oz B, Peleg O and Epstein L: Neonatal outcome of inborn and transported very-low-birth-weight infants: relevance of perinatal factors. European Journal of Obstetric & Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, 83:151 – 157, 1999.
  • Nisman B, Lafair J, Heching N, Lyass O, Baras M, Peretz T and Barak V: Evaluation of tissue polypeptide specific antigen, CYFRA 21-1, and carcinoembrionic antigen in nonsmall cell lung cancer: Does the combined use of cytokeratin markers give any additional information? . Cancer, 82: 1850 – 1859, 1998.
  • Pe’er J, Neufeld M, Baras M, Gnessin H, Itin A and Keshet E: Rubeosis Iridis in Retinoblastoma - Histologic findings and the possible role of vascular endothelial growth factor in its induction. Ophtalmology, 104:1251-1258, 1997.
  • Tarcic N, Ben-Zur H, Berzon Y, Breznitz S, Hirt R, Glaser B, O’Dorisio TM, Grover NB, Baras M and Weiss DW: Studies in Psychoneuroimmunology (PNI): The Gulf War. Correlative findings between psychological, immunological and neuroendocrine parameters. In: McCarty R, Aguilera G, Sabban E and Kvetnansy R (Eds) Stress: Molecular, Genetic and Neurobiological Advances, Gordon and Breach Science Publishers, New York, in press, 1996.
  • Weiss DW, Hirt R, Tarcic N, Berzon Y, Ben-Zur H, Breznitz S, Glaser B, Grover NB, Baras M and O’Dorisio TM: Studies in Psychoneuroimmunology (PNI): Psychological, immunological and neuroendocrine parameters in Israeli civilians during and after a period of Scud missile attacks. Behavioral Medicine, 22:5-14, 1996.
  • Kuhn EM, Hartz AJ and Baras M: Correlation of rates of coronary artery bypass surgery, angioplasty, and cardiac catheterization in 305 large communities for persons aged 65 and older. Health Serivces Research, 30:425-436, 1995.
  • Soskolne V, Baras M, Palti H and Epstein L: Exposure to missile attacks: The impact of the Persian Gulf war on physical health, health behaviours and psychological distress in high and low risk areas in Israel. Social Science & Medicine, 42:1039-1047, 1996.
  • Baras M and Peritz E: Parity progression among Moslem women in Israel: A record linkage study. In: Peritz E and Baras M (Eds). Studies in the fertility of Israel, The Institute of Contemporary Jewry, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jewish Population Studies 24:133-164, 1992.
  • Baras M and Peritz E: Parity progression among Jewish women in Israel: A record linkage study. In: Peritz E and Baras M (Eds). Studies in the fertility of Israel, The Institute of Contemporary Jewry, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jewish Population Studies 24:59-96, 1992.
  • Samueloff A, Younis JS, Strauss N, Baras M and Sadovsky E: Incidence of spontaneous and evoked fetal movements in the first half of twin pregnancy. Gynecol Obstet Invest 31:200-203, 1991.
  • Heering SL, Beller U, Baras M, Ben-Shlomo I, Steinitz R and Harlap S: A cohort analysis of cervical cancer in Israeli Jewish women. Gynecologic Oncology 39:244-248, 1990.
  • Jaffe B, Shye D, Harlap S, Baras M, Belmaker E, Gordon L, Magidor S and Fortney J: Health, growth and sexual development of teenagers exposed in utero to medroxyprogesterone acetate. Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology 4:186-187, 1990.
  • Jaffe B, Shye D, Harlap S, Baras M, and Lieblich A: Aggression, physical activity levels and sex role identity in teenagers exposed in utero to MPA. Contraception 40(3):351-363, 1989.
  • Jaffe B, Harlap S, Baras M, Gordon L, Lieblich A, Magidor S and Sanchez M: Long Term Effects of MPA on Human Progeny: Intellectual Development. Contraception 37(6):607-619, 1988.
  • Sallon S, Deckelbaum RJ, Schmid II, Harlap S, Baras M and Spira DT: Cryptosporidium, Malnutrition and Chronic Diarrhea in children. American Journal of Diseases of Children 142:312-315, 1988.
  • Baras M and Levy L: The effect of shipment of skin biopsy-specimens to a distant laboratory on viability of Mycobacterium Leprae. International Journal of Leprosy 56:115-118, 1988.
  • Palti H, Adler B and Baras M: Early educational intervention in the Maternal and Child Health services - Long term evaluation of program effectiveness. Early Child Development and Care 27:555-570, 1987.
  • Richter ED, Berant M, Baras M and Tulchinsky T: Blood zinc protoporphyrin levels in the children and wives of lead battery workers: A preliminary report. Israel Journal of Medical Sciences 21:761-764, 1985.
  • Harlap S, Shahar S and Baras M: Overripe ova and twinning. The American Journal of Human Genetics 37: 1206-1215, 1985.
  • Ganz PA, Baras M, Ma PY and Elashoff RM: Monitoring the therapy of lung cancer with alpha-1-Acid Glycoprotein. Cancer Research 44:5415-5421, 1984.
  • Baras M, Harlap S and Eisenberg S: Alcohol drinking in Jerusalem. Alcohol 1:435-439, 1984.
  • Magidor S, Palti H, Harlap S and Baras M: Long term follow-up of children whose mothers used oral contraceptives prior to contraceptions. Contraception 29:203-215, 1984.
  • Harlap S and Baras M: Conception-waits in fertile women after stopping oral contraceptives. International Journal of Fertility 29(2):73-80, 1984.
  • Baras M: Testing randomness against ordered alternatives in a multinomial experiment with grouped frequencies. Communications in Statistics - Theory and Methods 12(22):2575-2580, 1983.
  • Yudkin PL and Baras M: A new approach to assessing the effect of birth order on the outcome of pregnancy. Journal of Biosocial Science 15:307-316, 1983.
  • Berkowitz GS, Harlap S, Beck GJ, Freeman DH and Baras M: Early gestational bleeding and pregnancy outcome: A multivariate analysis. International Journal of Epidemiology 12:165-173, 1983.
  • Baras M: Testing equality of probabilities of k mutually exclusive events against ordered alternatives. Biometrika 70: 473-478, 1983.
  • Yudkin PL, Harlap S and Baras M: High birthweight in an ethnic group of low socioeconomic status. British Journal of Obstetricsand Gynaecology 90:291-296, 1983.
  • Lewis BS, Harlap S, Baras M, Bar-On H, Witt HF, Davies AM and Gotsman MS: Association of blood pressure with ethnic origin in 17-year-olds: The Jerusalem Lipid Research Clinic Prevalence Study. Israel Journal of Medical Sciences 18:1210-1216, 1982.
  • Harlap S, Kark JD, Baras M, Eisenberg S and Stein Y: Seasonal changes in plasma lipid and lipoprotein levels in Jerusalem. Israel Journal of Medical Sciences 18:1158-1166, 1982.
  • Halfon S-T, Kark JD, Baras M, Friedlander Y and Eisenberg S: Smoking, lipids and lipoproteins in Jerusalem 17-year-olds. Israel Journal of Medical Sciences 18:1150-1157, 1982.
  • Harlap S, Baras M, Friedlander Y, Kaufmann NA, Eisenberg S, Davies AM and Stein Y: Contributions of different lipoprotein fractions to variations in total cholesterol among Israeli origin groups and social classes. Israel Journal of Medical Sciences18:1131-1136, 1982.
  • Halfon S-T, Eisenberg S, Baras M, Davies AM, Halperin G and Stein Y: Plasma cholesterol, triglyceride and high-density lipoprotein-cholesterol levels in 17-year-old Jerusalem offspring of Jews from 19 countries of birth. Israel Journal of Medical Sciences 18:1121-1130, 1982.
  • Halfon S-T, Rifkind BM, Harlap S, Kaufmann NA, Baras M, Slater PE, Halperin G, Eisenberg S, Davies AM and Stein Y: Plasma lipids and lipoproteins in adult Jews of different origins: The Jerusalem Lipid Research Clinic Prevalence Study. Israel Journal of Medical Sciences 18:1113-1120, 1982.
  • Slater PE, Friedlander Y, Baras M, Harlap S, Halfon S-T, Kaufmann NA, Eisenberg S, Davies AM and Stein Y: The Jerusalem Lipid Research Clinic: Sampling, response and selected methodological issues. Israel Journal of Medical Sciences18:1106-1112, 1982.
  • Harlap S, Kark JD and Baras M: Seasonal variations in lipids and lipoproteins in Jerusalem - Preliminary results (meeting abstract). Israel Journal of Medical Sciences 18:535-536, 1982.
  • Barreyro DA, Baras M, Squires P, Walerstein M, Yodfat Y and Levy L: Familial clustering of leprosy patients in an Israeli village. Leprosy Review 53:277-283, 1982.
  • Harlap S, Baras M and Slater P: Conception-waits in Jerusalem Jewesses. In: Spira A and Jouannet P (Eds). Human Fertility Factors with Emphasis on the Male, INSERM 103:409-419, 1981.
  • Harlap S, Davies AM and Baras M: Complications of pregnancy and labor in former oral contraceptive users. Contraception 24:1-13,1981.
  • Koyoumdjisky-Kaye E, Baras M and Grover NB: Emergence of the permanent dentition: Ethnic variability among Israeli children. Zeitschrift fur Morphologie und Anthropologie 72:267-282, 1981.
  • Ng H, Welch TM, Baras M and Levy L: Protection of mice by intraperitoneal vaccination against challenge in the foot pad with Mycobacterium Marinum. Israel Journal of Medical Sciences 16:849-852, 1980.
  • Halevi HS and Baras M: The sex composition of Jews aged 65 and over in Israel. Seventh World Congress of Jewish Studies - Papers in Jewish Demography. Jewish Population Studies 12:340-341, 1980.
  • Koyoumdjisky-Kaye E, Baras M and Grover NB: Stages in the emergence of the dentition: An improved classification and its application to Israeli children. Growth 41:285-296, 1977.

Abstracts and Proceedings

Abstracts and Proceedings

  • Eisenberg S, Friedlander Y, Harlap S, Baras M, Kark JD, Cohen T, Kaufmann NA and Stein Y: Plasma lipid and lipoprotein distribution in a Jerusalem population sample. Genetic and environmental effects: A preliminary report. Proc 4th Int Symp Arteriosclerosis, Bologna, Italy, Nov 1981.
  • Bar Sela S, Baras M and Lutsky I: Occupational allergic skin disease in veterinarians (meeting abstract). XII International Congress of Allergology and Clinical Immunology, Washington D.C., USA, October 1985. Annals of Allergy 5:321, 1985.
  • Baras M and Peritz E: Cornfield's logistic transformation for matched samples (In Hebrew, meeting abstract). The Annual Conference of the Israeli Statistical Association, Jerusalem, Israel, May 1986.
  • Baras M and Peritz E: Appraisal of novel approaches in the textbook "Statistics," by Freedman, Pisani and Purves. (meeting abstract). Second International Conference on Teaching Statistics. Victoria, B.C., Canada, August, 1986.
  • Baras M, Friedlander Y and Peritz E: Some remarks on Cornfield's logistic transformation. 1988 Joint Statistical Meetings. New Orleans, LA, USA, August, 1988.
  • Schlanger H, Catane R, Baras M, Haitchik S, Shani A, Brenner H, Brufman G, and Biran S: Prognosis of patients with breast cancer associated with pregnancy (meeting abstract). 1989 Meeting of the International Association for Breast Cancer Research,Tel Aviv, Israel, March 1989.
  • Baras M, Ben-Zur H, Berzon Y, Brautbar C, Breznitz S, Cerasi E, Cohen Y, Glaser B, Grover NB, Hirt R, Kraus S, Tarcic N, Weiss DW and Yefenof E: Studies in Psychoneuroimmunology. Journal of Neuroimmunology, abstracts of the Third International Congress of the International Society of Neuroimmunology, Jerusalem, Israel, November 1991.
  • Kuhn E, Hartz A and Baras M: Correlation of rates of coronary artery bypass surgery and angioplasty among 305 SMSAs for Medicare patients. 10th Annual Meeting AHSR & FHSR abstracts, Health Services Research: Implications for Policy, Management and Clinical Practice, Washington, DC, USA, June 1993.
  • Schein MH, Biderman A. and Baras M: Child Sexual Abuse: Prevalence in a family practice setting in Israel - A RAMBAM Family Practice Network study. The Second International Scientific Meeting of General Practice/Family Medicine, Beijing, P. R. China, November 1993.
  • Neufeld M, Baras M, Gnessin H and Pe'er J: The correlation between rubeosis iridis and tumor histological features in eyes with retinoblastoma. Israel Society for Eye and Vision Research, Neve Ilan, Israel, December 1993.
  • Neufeld M, Baras M, Gnessin H and Pe'er J: Features associated with rubeosis iridis in eyes harboring retinoblastoma. International Symposium on Intraocular and Epilbulbar Tumors, Florence, Italy, March 1994.
  • Schein MH, Biderman A. and Baras M: Child Sexual Abuse: Prevalence in a family practice setting in Israel - A "RAMBAM" Family Practice Network study. The Annual Conference of the Israel Association of Family Practitioners, Zichron Yaakov, Israel, February, 1994.
  • Schein MH, Baras M, Biderman A: History of child sexual abuse among adults visiting family practitioners in Israel - a RAMBAM Family Practice Network study. International Conference on the Family on the Threshold of the 21st Century, Jerusalem, Israel, June 1994.
  • Naveh P, Schein MH and Baras M: A study of urinary incontinence among patients aged 60 and over in a family practice setting. The Annual Conference of the Israel Association of Family Practitioners, Ashkelon, Israel, March 1995.
  • Schein MH, Biderman A, Baras M: Child sexual abuse: Prevalence in a family practice setting in Israel - a RAMBAM Family Practice Network study. 14th WONCA World Conference of Family Medicine, Hong Kong, June 1995.
  • Schein MH, Naveh P and Baras M: The process of development of a community health program for adults aged 60 and over in a family practice. The North American Primary Care Research Group (NAPCRG) Annual Meeting. Houston, Texas, USA, November 1995.
  • Schein MH, Naveh P and Baras M: Assessment of health related quality of life of adults aged 60 and over suffering from urinary complete incontinence. WONCA Research Work Group, Hannover, Germany, September, 1996.
  • Schein MH, Biderman A, Baras M and Kitai E: Perpetrators of child sexual abuse - findings from the Israeli RAMBAM Family Practice Network study. The North American Primary Care Research Group Annual Meeting, Vancouver, Canada, November, 1996.
  • Sprung CL, Geber D, Pizov R, Eidelman LA, Baras M, Adi N, Epstein L and Cotev S: A prospective evaluation of ICU triage decisions. 1998 ALA/ATS International Conference, Chicago, Illinois, USA, April 1998.
  • Sviri S, Geber D, Baras M, Eidelman LA, Epstein L, Sprung CL: Ethical issues involved in intensive care triage. Intensive Cara Med 1999;25:S37. Presented at the 12th ESICM Annual Congress, 3-6 October 1999, Berlin, Germany.
  • Peretz TH, Nissan A, Shani A, Borovick R, Steiner M, Baras M, Bar-Chana M, Hubert A, Freund HR, Sulkes A and Figer A: Final results of a prospective randomized trial comparing 5-flourouracil with levamisole to 5-flourouracil with leucovorin as adjuvant therapy of colorectal cancer - the Israel Cooperative Oncology Group (ICOG) study. Proc Am Soc Clin Oncol 21 (abstr 2261) 2002. Presented at the ASCO - America Society of Clinical Oncology - annual meeting, 2002.
  • Sprung CL, Carmel S, Maia P, Baras M, Cohen S, Beishuizen A, Nalos D, Novak I and the ETHICATT study group: Attitudes of European doctors, nurses, patients and families for end of life care. Intensive Care Med. 31:S156, 2005. Presented at the 18th Annual Congress of the ESICM, September 25-28 2005, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
  • Sprung CL, Maia P, Bulow HH, Sjokvist P, Baras M, Abizanda R, Reinhart K, Hersch M and the ETHICUS study group: The importance of religion in end-of-life decisions in European intensive care units. Intensive Care Med 31:S155 2005. Presented at the 18th Annual Congress of the ESICM, September 25-28 2005, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
  • Maia P, Sprung CL, Cohen SL, Ricou B, Hovilheto S, Baras M, Armaganidis A, Wennberg E and the ETHICUS study group: Change in end of life practices by sequence of enrollment in European ICU's: The ETHICUS study. Intensive Care Med., 32:S94, 2006. Presented at the 19th Annual Congress of the ESICM, September 24-27 2006, Barcelona, Spain.
  • Sprung CL, Bakker J, Kesecioglu J, Edbrooke D, Baras M, Wiis J, Iapichino G, Artigas A, Gurman G, Pesenti A, Cohen S, Hargreaves C, Payen D and the ELDICUS study group. Triage admission and rejection variations in European intensive care units. Intensive Care Med., 32:S210, 2006. Presented at the 19th Annual Congress of the ESICM, September 24-27 2006, Barcelona, Spain.
  • Sprung CL, Bakker J, Kesecioglu J, Edbrooke D, Lippert A, Iapichino G, Artigas A, Patroniti N, Baras M, Gurman G, Cohen S, Hargreaves C, Payen D and the ELDICUS study group: Triage decisions and bias against the elderly in European intensive care units. Intensive Care Med., 32:S210, 2006. Presented at the 19th Annual Congress of the ESICM, September 24-27 2006, Barcelona, Spain.
  • Kesecioglu J, Bakker J, Edbrooke D, Baras M, Lippert A, Iapichino G, Artigas A, Gurman G, Cohen S, Hargreaves C, Payen D, Sprung CL and the ELDICUS study group: Ethics of refusing patients with greater than 85% likelihood of death. Intensive Care Med., 32:S210, 2006. Presented at the 19th Annual Congress of the ESICM, September 24-27 2006, Barcelona, Spain.
  • Sprung CL and the ELIDCUS Study Group. The effect of triage time until ICU admission in European intensive care units. Intensive Care Med 2006, 32: S211. Presented at the 19th Annual Congress of ESICM, September 24-27 2006, Barcelona, Spain.
  • Maia P, Sprung CL, Carmel S, Baras M, Cohen SL, Novak I, Benbenishty J, Pinho JA and Beishuizen A: Can family members opinions influence physician and nurse attitudes to forgoing artificial nutrition at the end of life? The ETHICATT study. Intensive Care Med., 33:S201, 2007. Presented at the 20th Annual Congress of the ESICM, October 10, Berlin Germany.
  • Maia P, Sprung CL, Carmel S, Baras M, Cohen SL, Novak I, Benbenishty J, Pinho JA and Beishuizen A: Can family members opinions influence physician and nurse attitudes to forgoing artificial nutrition at the end of life? The ETHICATT study. Intensive Care Med., 33:S201, 2007. Presented at the 20th Annual Congress of the ESICM, October 10, Berlin Germany.
  • Maia P, Sprung CL, Carmel S, Baras M, Cohen SL, Novak I, Benbenishty J, Pinho JA, Beishuizen A. Interest of European physicians, nurses, patients and families in living wills: The ETHICATT study. Intensive Care Medicine 2007:33:S202. Presentation October 10, 2007. 20th Annual Congress of ESICM, Berlin, Germany.
  • Sprung CL, Artigas A, Kesecioglu J, Baras M, Iapichino G, Eldicus Study Group. The development of an intensive care unit (ICU) triage score. Intensive Care Med 2009;35:S118. Presentation October 13, 2009. 22nd ESICM Annual Congress, Vienna, Austria.
  • Iapichino G, Corbella D, Minelli C, Mills GH, Artigas A, Pezzi A, Baras M, Sprung CL, ELDICUS STUDY GROUP. Reasons for refusal of admission to intensive care and impact on mortality. Presentation October 9-13, 2010. 23rd Annual Congress ESICM. Barcelona, Spain.

Monographs

Monographs

  • Peritz E and Baras M (Eds). Studies in the fertility of Israel, The Institute of Contemporary Jewry, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, 1992.
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