Z Straka

Summary

Affiliation: Charles University
Country: Czech Republic

Publications

  1. pmc Design and rationale of the PRAGUE-12 trial: a large, prospective, randomized, multicenter trial that compares cardiac surgery with left atrial surgical ablation with cardiac surgery without ablation in patients with coronary and/or valvular heart disease
    Zbynek Straka
    Cardiocenter, Charles University Prague, Czech Republic
    Clin Cardiol 36:1-5. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Off-pump versus on-pump coronary surgery: final results from a prospective randomized study PRAGUE-4
    Zbynek Straka
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Kralovske Vinohrady University Hospital, 3rd Medical School of Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
    Ann Thorac Surg 77:789-93. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint [Less invasive approaches in surgical treatment of aortic valve defects]
    Z Straka
    Kardiochirurgické oddĕlení FNKV, Praha
    Rozhl Chir 80:51-3. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint Routine immediate extubation for off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting without thoracic epidural analgesia
    Zbynek Straka
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Kralovske Vinohrady University Hospital, Prague, Czech Republic
    Ann Thorac Surg 74:1544-7. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Thoracic epidural anesthesia for off-pump coronary artery bypass without intubation
    T Vanek
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Kralovske Vinohrady University Hospital, Srobarova 50, CZ 100 34 Prague 10, Czech Republic
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 20:858-60. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Tranexamic acid reduces bleeding after off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting
    M Jares
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, 3rd Medical School of Charles University, Kralovske Vinohrady University Hospital, Prague, Czech Republic
    J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 44:205-8. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint One-year coronary bypass graft patency: a randomized comparison between off-pump and on-pump surgery angiographic results of the PRAGUE-4 trial
    Petr Widimsky
    Cardiocenter, 3rd Medical School, Charles University, Hospital Kralovske Vinohrady, Srobarova 50, 100 34 Prague 10, Czech Republic
    Circulation 110:3418-23. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Fibrinolytic inhibitors in off-pump coronary surgery: a prospective, randomized, double-blind TAP study (tranexamic acid, aprotinin, placebo)
    Tomas Vanek
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, 3rd Medical School of Charles University Prague, Kralovske Vinohrady University Hospital, Srobarova 50, CZ 100 34 Prague 10, Czech Republic
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 28:563-8. 2005
  9. doi request reprint Increase in plasma free haemoglobin during cardiopulmonary bypass in heart valve surgery: assessment of renal dysfunction by RIFLE classification
    T Vanek
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Third Faculty of Medicine, Charles University Prague and University Hospital Kralovske Vinohrady, Czech Republic
    Perfusion 24:179-83. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Postoperative blood loss in coronary surgery. No real impact of fibrinolysis detected by thromboelastography and D-dimers. A prospective, randomized study
    Jana Snircova
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Third Faculty of Medicine, Charles University in Prague, Kralovske Vinohrady University Hospital, Prague, Czech Republic
    Int Heart J 49:25-38. 2008

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Publications19

  1. pmc Design and rationale of the PRAGUE-12 trial: a large, prospective, randomized, multicenter trial that compares cardiac surgery with left atrial surgical ablation with cardiac surgery without ablation in patients with coronary and/or valvular heart disease
    Zbynek Straka
    Cardiocenter, Charles University Prague, Czech Republic
    Clin Cardiol 36:1-5. 2013
    ..Its long-term results will lead to a better recognition of ablation's potential clinical benefits...
  2. ncbi request reprint Off-pump versus on-pump coronary surgery: final results from a prospective randomized study PRAGUE-4
    Zbynek Straka
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Kralovske Vinohrady University Hospital, 3rd Medical School of Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
    Ann Thorac Surg 77:789-93. 2004
    ..The aim of our prospective, randomized, single-center study was to examine the role of off-pump revascularization among nonselected patients...
  3. ncbi request reprint [Less invasive approaches in surgical treatment of aortic valve defects]
    Z Straka
    Kardiochirurgické oddĕlení FNKV, Praha
    Rozhl Chir 80:51-3. 2001
    ..The authors use at present upper ministernotomy as the surgical approach in the majority of operations of the aortal valve...
  4. ncbi request reprint Routine immediate extubation for off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting without thoracic epidural analgesia
    Zbynek Straka
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Kralovske Vinohrady University Hospital, Prague, Czech Republic
    Ann Thorac Surg 74:1544-7. 2002
    ..We report the routine application of a technique that allows immediate extubation in the majority of patients undergoing off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting without thoracic epidural analgesia...
  5. ncbi request reprint Thoracic epidural anesthesia for off-pump coronary artery bypass without intubation
    T Vanek
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Kralovske Vinohrady University Hospital, Srobarova 50, CZ 100 34 Prague 10, Czech Republic
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 20:858-60. 2001
    ..All patients had an uneventful postoperative course. In indicated cases, we regard thoracic epidural anesthesia as a suitable method again modifying the term "minimally invasive" in cardiac surgery...
  6. ncbi request reprint Tranexamic acid reduces bleeding after off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting
    M Jares
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, 3rd Medical School of Charles University, Kralovske Vinohrady University Hospital, Prague, Czech Republic
    J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 44:205-8. 2003
    ..To assess the ability of tranexamic acid, compared with an untreated control group, to decrease bleeding and transfusion requirements in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting on the beating heart...
  7. ncbi request reprint One-year coronary bypass graft patency: a randomized comparison between off-pump and on-pump surgery angiographic results of the PRAGUE-4 trial
    Petr Widimsky
    Cardiocenter, 3rd Medical School, Charles University, Hospital Kralovske Vinohrady, Srobarova 50, 100 34 Prague 10, Czech Republic
    Circulation 110:3418-23. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to compare 1-year angiographic patency of bypass grafts done on the beating heart (off pump) with those done classically (on pump)...
  8. ncbi request reprint Fibrinolytic inhibitors in off-pump coronary surgery: a prospective, randomized, double-blind TAP study (tranexamic acid, aprotinin, placebo)
    Tomas Vanek
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, 3rd Medical School of Charles University Prague, Kralovske Vinohrady University Hospital, Srobarova 50, CZ 100 34 Prague 10, Czech Republic
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 28:563-8. 2005
    ..To evaluate and compare hemostatic effects of tranexamic acid vs. aprotinin vs. placebo in off-pump coronary artery bypass (OPCAB) surgery and, in addition, to assess the safety of fibrinolytic inhibitors therapies...
  9. doi request reprint Increase in plasma free haemoglobin during cardiopulmonary bypass in heart valve surgery: assessment of renal dysfunction by RIFLE classification
    T Vanek
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Third Faculty of Medicine, Charles University Prague and University Hospital Kralovske Vinohrady, Czech Republic
    Perfusion 24:179-83. 2009
    ..648), but 4 patients in the Injury category had shown a higher median value of PFH (433.6 mg/L) in comparison with the others (29 patients with no acute renal dysfunction - 313.7 mg/L, 10 patients at Risk - 330.1 mg/L)...
  10. ncbi request reprint Postoperative blood loss in coronary surgery. No real impact of fibrinolysis detected by thromboelastography and D-dimers. A prospective, randomized study
    Jana Snircova
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Third Faculty of Medicine, Charles University in Prague, Kralovske Vinohrady University Hospital, Prague, Czech Republic
    Int Heart J 49:25-38. 2008
    ..These signs resolved spontaneously at the end of surgery and were not associated with increased postoperative bleeding. No significant correlation with D-dimer levels was found...
  11. ncbi request reprint Use of recombinant activated factor VII in cardiac surgery for an effective treatment of severe intractable bleeding
    Tomas Vanek
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, 3rd Medical School of Charles University, Kralovske Vinohrady University Hospital, Prague, Czech Republic
    Jpn Heart J 45:855-60. 2004
    ..05) and shortening of INR and aPTT in laboratory tests. None of the patients needed reoperation. Administration of recombinant activated factor VII proved highly effective in management of massive hemorrhage in cardiac surgery...
  12. ncbi request reprint Less invasive cardiac anesthesia: an ultra-fast-track procedure avoiding thoracic epidural analgesia
    Peter Jan Brucek
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Kralovske Vinohrady University Hospital, Prague, Czech Republic
    Heart Surg Forum 6:E107-10. 2003
    ..A new "less invasive" technique avoiding thoracic epidural analgesia has be en tested for suitability as a routine procedure for cardiac anesthesia. Early postoperative extubation is an important step in this fasttrack procedure...
  13. ncbi request reprint Development of C-reactive protein and fibronectin levels in coronary surgery patients: a comparison of on-pump, off-pump sternotomy and off-pump left anterior small thoracotomy groups
    Tomas Vanek
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Kralovske Vinohrady University Hospital, Prague, Czech Republic
    Jpn Heart J 43:211-8. 2002
    ..None of the groups studied showed any statistically significant decrease in FIN plasma levels, either prior to adjustment for hemodilution or after adjustment for hematocrit and serum albumin...
  14. ncbi request reprint Off-pump versus on-pump coronary artery surgery
    Martin Jares
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Third Faculty of Medicine, Charles University in Prague, Kralovske Vinohrady University Hospital, Prague, Czech Republic
    Int Heart J 48:57-67. 2007
    ..3 [732.0; 1632.9] ng mL(-1)) were equalized (P = 0.932). Our roTEG results display a slightly greater, but fairly subtle activation of fibrinolysis during the course of cardiopulmonary bypass, compared to off-pump cardiac surgery...
  15. ncbi request reprint Value of first day angiography/angioplasty in evolving Non-ST segment elevation myocardial infarction: an open multicenter randomized trial. The VINO Study
    R Spacek
    Cardiocenter, University Hospital Kralovske Vinohrady, 3rd Medical School of Charles University Prague, Prague, Czech Republic
    Eur Heart J 23:230-8. 2002
    ..Thus, a randomized study of first day angiography/angioplasty vs early conservative therapy of evolving myocardial infarction without persistent ST-elevation was conducted...
  16. doi request reprint Platelet activity and aspirin efficacy after off-pump compared with on-pump coronary artery bypass surgery: results from the prospective randomized trial PRAGUE 11-Coronary Artery Bypass and REactivity of Thrombocytes (CABARET)
    Frantisek Bednar
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, 3rd Medical School, Cardiocenter, Charles University and University Hospital Kralovske Vinohrady, Prague, Czech Republic
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 136:1054-60. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to assess and compare platelet activity and aspirin efficacy early and late after off-pump and on-pump coronary artery bypass grafting...
  17. ncbi request reprint Fast track as a routine for open-heart surgery
    Tomas Vanek
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 21:369-70. 2002
  18. ncbi request reprint The comparison of platelet activity between patients with patent vs. occluded coronary artery bypass grafts
    Pavel P Osmancik
    Cardiocenter, Department of Cardiology, 3rd Medical School, Charles University and University Hospital Kralovske Vinohrady Prague, Czech Republic
    Thromb Res 120:523-9. 2007
  19. ncbi request reprint Aprotinin reduces troponin I levels in OPCABG
    Tomas Vanek
    Ann Thorac Surg 82:1950-1; author reply 1951-2. 2006