Petr Widimsky

Summary

Affiliation: Charles University
Country: Czech Republic

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The incidence, treatment strategies and outcomes of acute coronary syndromes in the "reperfusion network" of different hospital types in the Czech Republic: results of the Czech evaluation of acute coronary syndromes in hospitalized patients (CZECH) regis
    Petr Widimsky
    Czech Society of Cardiology and 36 hospitals in the Czech Republic
    Int J Cardiol 119:212-9. 2007
  2. pmc Clopidogrel pre-treatment in stable angina: for all patients > 6 h before elective coronary angiography or only for angiographically selected patients a few minutes before PCI? A randomized multicentre trial PRAGUE-8
    Petr Widimsky
    Third Medical Faculty and University Hospital Kralovske Vinohrady, Cardiocentre, Charles University, Srobarova 50, 10034 Praha 10, Prague, Czech Republic
    Eur Heart J 29:1495-503. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint How to set up an effective national primary angioplasty network: lessons learned from five European countries
    Jiri Knot
    Cardiocenter, Department of Cardiology, 3rd Faculty of Medicine Charles University and University Hospital Kralovske Vinohrady, Prague, Czech Republic
    EuroIntervention 5:299, 301-309. 2009
  4. pmc Primary angioplasty in acute myocardial infarction with right bundle branch block: should new onset right bundle branch block be added to future guidelines as an indication for reperfusion therapy?
    Petr Widimsky
    Cardiology Department, Third Faculty of Medicine, Charles University Prague, University Hospital Kralovske Vinohrady, Srobarova 50, Prague 10, Czech Republic
    Eur Heart J 33:86-95. 2012
  5. pmc Baseline characteristics and hospital mortality in the Acute Heart Failure Database (AHEAD) Main registry
    Jindrich Spinar
    Department of Internal Cardiology Medicine, University Hospital Brno, Jihlavska 20, Brno 625 00, Czech Republic
    Crit Care 15:R291. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcomes of patients with acute myocardial infarction presenting to hospitals without catheterization laboratory and randomized to immediate thrombolysis or interhospital transport for primary percutaneous coronary intervention. Five years' foll
    Petr Widimsky
    Cardiocenter Vinohrady, Third Faculty of Medicine, Charles University, Srobarova 50, Prague, Czech Republic
    Eur Heart J 28:679-84. 2007
  7. pmc Prevalence of normal coronary angiography in the acute phase of suspected ST-elevation myocardial infarction: experience from the PRAGUE studies
    P Widimsky
    Charles University Prague, Prague, Czech Republic
    Can J Cardiol 22:1147-52. 2006
  8. 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
  9. pmc How to treat patients with ST-elevation acute myocardial infarction and multi-vessel disease?
    Petr Widimsky
    Cardiocenter, Third Faculty of Medicine, Charles University Prague, Hospital Kralovske Vinohrady, Prague 10, Czech Republic
    Eur Heart J 32:396-403. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Near-normal coronary angiography in a patient, who is entirely asymptomatic 24 years after successful intracoronary thrombolysis for ST elevation myocardial infarction. Follow-up of the historically first Czech intracoronary thrombolysis patient
    Petr Widimsky
    Cardiocentre, 3rd Faculty of Medicine, Charles University and University Hospital Kralovske Vinohrady, Prague, Czech Republic
    Acute Card Care 9:239-42. 2007

Detail Information

Publications75

  1. ncbi request reprint The incidence, treatment strategies and outcomes of acute coronary syndromes in the "reperfusion network" of different hospital types in the Czech Republic: results of the Czech evaluation of acute coronary syndromes in hospitalized patients (CZECH) regis
    Petr Widimsky
    Czech Society of Cardiology and 36 hospitals in the Czech Republic
    Int J Cardiol 119:212-9. 2007
    ..To analyze the incidence, treatment strategies and outcomes of acute coronary syndromes (ACS) in Czech population...
  2. pmc Clopidogrel pre-treatment in stable angina: for all patients > 6 h before elective coronary angiography or only for angiographically selected patients a few minutes before PCI? A randomized multicentre trial PRAGUE-8
    Petr Widimsky
    Third Medical Faculty and University Hospital Kralovske Vinohrady, Cardiocentre, Charles University, Srobarova 50, 10034 Praha 10, Prague, Czech Republic
    Eur Heart J 29:1495-503. 2008
    ..To compare two different clopidogrel regimens on the outcomes of patients undergoing elective coronary angiography (CAG)+/-ad hoc percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI)...
  3. ncbi request reprint How to set up an effective national primary angioplasty network: lessons learned from five European countries
    Jiri Knot
    Cardiocenter, Department of Cardiology, 3rd Faculty of Medicine Charles University and University Hospital Kralovske Vinohrady, Prague, Czech Republic
    EuroIntervention 5:299, 301-309. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to describe the experience of countries with successful nationwide implementation of PCI in STEMI, and to provide general recommendations for other countries...
  4. pmc Primary angioplasty in acute myocardial infarction with right bundle branch block: should new onset right bundle branch block be added to future guidelines as an indication for reperfusion therapy?
    Petr Widimsky
    Cardiology Department, Third Faculty of Medicine, Charles University Prague, University Hospital Kralovske Vinohrady, Srobarova 50, Prague 10, Czech Republic
    Eur Heart J 33:86-95. 2012
    ..The aim was to describe angiographic patterns and primary angioplasty use in AMI patients with RBBB...
  5. pmc Baseline characteristics and hospital mortality in the Acute Heart Failure Database (AHEAD) Main registry
    Jindrich Spinar
    Department of Internal Cardiology Medicine, University Hospital Brno, Jihlavska 20, Brno 625 00, Czech Republic
    Crit Care 15:R291. 2011
    ..The objectives of the Acute Heart Failure Database (AHEAD) registry are to assess patient characteristics, etiology, treatment and outcome of AHF...
  6. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcomes of patients with acute myocardial infarction presenting to hospitals without catheterization laboratory and randomized to immediate thrombolysis or interhospital transport for primary percutaneous coronary intervention. Five years' foll
    Petr Widimsky
    Cardiocenter Vinohrady, Third Faculty of Medicine, Charles University, Srobarova 50, Prague, Czech Republic
    Eur Heart J 28:679-84. 2007
    ..It is less known whether the early benefit is sustained during the long-term follow-up...
  7. pmc Prevalence of normal coronary angiography in the acute phase of suspected ST-elevation myocardial infarction: experience from the PRAGUE studies
    P Widimsky
    Charles University Prague, Prague, Czech Republic
    Can J Cardiol 22:1147-52. 2006
    ..Information on the prevalence of truly normal coronary angiograms during the acute phase of a suspected ST-elevation myocardial infarction is lacking...
  8. 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)...
  9. pmc How to treat patients with ST-elevation acute myocardial infarction and multi-vessel disease?
    Petr Widimsky
    Cardiocenter, Third Faculty of Medicine, Charles University Prague, Hospital Kralovske Vinohrady, Prague 10, Czech Republic
    Eur Heart J 32:396-403. 2011
    ..iii) Significant lesions of the non-infarct arteries should be treated either medically or by staged revascularization procedures-both options are currently acceptable...
  10. ncbi request reprint Near-normal coronary angiography in a patient, who is entirely asymptomatic 24 years after successful intracoronary thrombolysis for ST elevation myocardial infarction. Follow-up of the historically first Czech intracoronary thrombolysis patient
    Petr Widimsky
    Cardiocentre, 3rd Faculty of Medicine, Charles University and University Hospital Kralovske Vinohrady, Prague, Czech Republic
    Acute Card Care 9:239-42. 2007
    ..Experience with 76 similar cases among 4093 consecutive coronary angiograms (including 778 done acutely for STEMI) is briefly described...
  11. pmc Reperfusion therapy for ST elevation acute myocardial infarction in Europe: description of the current situation in 30 countries
    Petr Widimsky
    Cardiocenter, 3rd Faculty of Medicine, Charles University Prague, Czech Republic
    Eur Heart J 31:943-57. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to obtain a realistic contemporary picture of how patients with ST elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) are treated in different European countries...
  12. ncbi request reprint Acute myocardial infarction complicated by early onset of heart failure: safety and feasibility of interhospital transfer for coronary angioplasty. Subanalysis of Killip II-IV patients from the PRAGUE-1 study
    Frantisek Bednar
    Cardiocenter, University Hospital Vinohrady, Prague, Czech Republic
    J Interv Cardiol 16:201-8. 2003
    ....
  13. doi request reprint Platelet gene polymorphisms and risk of bleeding in patients undergoing elective coronary angiography: a genetic substudy of the PRAGUE-8 trial
    Zuzana Motovska
    Third Medical Faculty Charles University and University Hospital Kralovske Vinohrady, Prague, Czech Republic
    Atherosclerosis 212:548-52. 2010
    ..This study aimed to assess the impact of eight polymorphisms of genes encoding platelet receptors and enzymes on the risk of bleeding in patients undergoing elective coronary angiography (CAG)...
  14. 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...
  15. ncbi request reprint Inter-hospital transport for primary angioplasty does not compromise left ventricular function: six-month echocardiographic follow-up of the PRAGUE 1 Study
    Jiri Krupicka
    Cardiocenter, University Hospital Vinohrady, Prague, Czech Republic
    Jpn Heart J 44:313-22. 2003
    ..The strategy of thrombolysis during transport did not further improve left ventricular function compared to transport for primary angioplasty alone...
  16. ncbi 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. pmc Comparison of outcomes in ST-segment depression and ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction patients treated with emergency PCI: data from a multicentre registry
    Jiri Knot
    Third Faculty of Medicine, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
    Cardiovasc J Afr 23:495-500. 2012
    ..The current era of widespread use of coronary angiography (CAG), usually followed by primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) puts this classification system into question...
  18. doi request reprint Shock index: a simple clinical parameter for quick mortality risk assessment in acute myocardial infarction
    Dana Bilkova
    Cardiocenter, 3rd Faculty of Medicine, Charles University Prague, University Hospital Kralovske Vinohrady, Prague, Czech Republic
    Can J Cardiol 27:739-42. 2011
    ..The aim of this analysis was to evaluate shock index (SI) as a marker for patients at risk of cardiogenic shock...
  19. doi request reprint Lack of association between clopidogrel responsiveness tested using point-of-care assay and prognosis of patients with coronary artery disease
    Petra Paulu
    Cardiocenter, 3rd Internal Cardiology Clinic, 3rd Medical School, Charles University and University Hospital Kralovske Vinohrady, Srobarova 50, 10034 Prague, Czech Republic
    J Thromb Thrombolysis 36:1-6. 2013
    ..1 ± 91.3) and failed to show any prognostic value (OR 1.00 [0.992-1.007], p = 0.9). The measurement of clopidogrel efficacy using VerifyNow had no prognostic value for our unselected cohort of patients after PCI...
  20. ncbi request reprint A comparison of the VASP index between patients with hemodynamically complicated and uncomplicated acute myocardial infarction
    Pavel Osmancik
    Cardiocenter, Department of Cardiology, 3rd Medical School, Charles University and University Hospital Kralovske Vinohrady, Prague, Czech Republic
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 75:158-66. 2010
    ..o. medication. The aim of the study was to compare clopidogrel effectiveness in unstable STEMI patients on mechanical ventilation with stable STEMI patients...
  21. doi request reprint Factors influencing clopidogrel efficacy in patients with stable coronary artery disease undergoing elective percutaneous coronary intervention: statin's advantage and the smoking "paradox"
    Zuzana Motovska
    Third Medical Faculty, Charles University and University Hospital Kralovske Vinohrady, Prague, Czech Republic
    J Cardiovasc Pharmacol 53:368-72. 2009
    ..The aim was to identify factors that influence the efficacy of 600 mg of clopidogrel pretreatment in patients with stable coronary artery disease undergoing elective percutaneous coronary intervention...
  22. ncbi request reprint High loading dose of clopidogrel is unable to satisfactorily inhibit platelet reactivity in patients with glycoprotein IIIA gene polymorphism: a genetic substudy of PRAGUE-8 trial
    Zuzana Motovska
    Third Medical Faculty of Charles University, University Hospital Kralovske Vinohrady, Prague, Czech Republic
    Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis 20:257-62. 2009
    ..24%, P=0.082). A 600 mg loading dose of clopidogrel failed to acceptably inhibit platelet reactivity in patients who were positive for the PlA2 polymorphism...
  23. ncbi request reprint Interhospital transport for primary angioplasty improves the long-term outcome of acute myocardial infarction compared with immediate thrombolysis in the nearest hospital (one-year follow-up of the PRAGUE-1 study)
    Frantisek Bednar
    Kralovske Vinohrady University Hospital, Prague, Czech Republic
    Can J Cardiol 19:1133-7. 2003
    ..Comparison of the long-term outcomes of three reperfusion strategies in patients with acute ST elevation myocardial infarction presenting to community hospitals...
  24. doi request reprint Renal function assessed using cystatin C and antiplatelet efficacy of clopidogrel assessed using the vasodilator-stimulated phosphoprotein index in patients having percutaneous coronary intervention
    Zuzana Motovska
    Third Medical Faculty, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
    Am J Cardiol 109:620-3. 2012
    ..Renal dysfunction is a complex entity and its significant relation to stent thrombosis cannot be explained simply by a decrease in clopidogrel efficacy...
  25. 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...
  26. ncbi request reprint Severe left ventricular dyssynchrony is associated with poor prognosis in patients with moderate systolic heart failure undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting
    Martin Penicka
    Cardiocenter, Department of Cardiology, Third Faculty of Medicine, Charles University, and University Hospital Kralovske Vinohrady, Prague, Czech Republic
    J Am Coll Cardiol 50:1315-23. 2007
    ....
  27. doi request reprint Routine upfront abciximab versus standard periprocedural therapy in patients undergoing primary percutaneous coronary intervention for cardiogenic shock: The PRAGUE-7 Study. An open randomized multicentre study
    Petr Tousek
    Cardiocenter, 3rd Faculty of Medicine, Charles University, University Hospital Vinohrady, Prague, Czech Republic
    Acute Card Care 13:116-22. 2011
    ..The outcome of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) complicated with cardiogenic shock is poor. The aim of this study was to analyse, whether upfront abciximab administration could improve the outcomes of cardiogenic shock...
  28. 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
  29. pmc Pharmacodynamic effect of clopidogrel in patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve implantation
    Petr Tousek
    Third Faculty of Medicine, Charles University, University Hospital Vinohrady, Cardiocenter, Srobarova 50, 100 34 Prague 10, Czech Republic
    Biomed Res Int 2013:386074. 2013
    ..The noneffectiveness of clopidogrel in the TAVI population raises the question of the routine use of dual antiplatelet treatment in this setting...
  30. pmc Comparison of cardiac surgery with left atrial surgical ablation vs. cardiac surgery without atrial ablation in patients with coronary and/or valvular heart disease plus atrial fibrillation: final results of the PRAGUE-12 randomized multicentre study
    Petr Budera
    Cardiocenter, Third Faculty of Medicine, Charles University Prague, Czech Republic
    Eur Heart J 33:2644-52. 2012
    ..Surgical ablation procedure can restore sinus rhythm (SR) in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) undergoing cardiac surgery. However, it is not known whether it has any impact on long-term clinical outcomes...
  31. pmc Improving outcomes in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention: role of prasugrel
    Zuzana Motovska
    Third Medical Faculty of Charles University and University Hospital Kralovske Vinohrady, Prague, Czech Republic
    Vasc Health Risk Manag 5:475-81. 2009
    ..The purpose is to summarize the current knowledge about the benefits and risks of prasugrel and to outline the most prudent strategies for the drug's clinical use...
  32. doi request reprint High leukocyte count and interleukin-10 predict high on-treatment-platelet-reactivity in patients treated with clopidogrel
    Pavel Osmancik
    Cardiocenter, 3rd Internal Cardiology Clinic, 3rd Medical School, Charles University and University Hospital Kralovske Vinohrady, Srobarova 50, Prague, Czech Republic
    J Thromb Thrombolysis 33:349-54. 2012
    ..Higher concentrations of leukocytes and interleukin-10 were also an important factor associated with the risk of low clopidogrel responsiveness...
  33. ncbi request reprint Spectrum and clinical manifestations of mutations in genes responsible for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
    Karol Curila
    Cardiocentre, Department of Cardiology, 3rd Faculty of Medicine, Charles University and University Hospital Kralovske Vinohrady, Prague, Czech Republic
    Acta Cardiol 67:23-9. 2012
    ..While exact mutation frequency data has been obtained for various populations, no screening has been reported for Central European populations...
  34. doi request reprint Stent thrombosis--risk assessment and prevention
    Zuzana Motovska
    Third Medical Faculty, Charles University and University Hospital, Kralovske Vinohrady, Prague, Czech Republic
    Cardiovasc Ther 28:e92-100. 2010
    ..The article summarizes the facts about the incidence, histopathology, and risk factors of bare-metal as well as drug-eluting stent thrombosis. Future directions in reducing the incidence of stent thrombosis are also outlined...
  35. doi request reprint Platelet glycoprotein GP VI 13254C allele is an independent risk factor of premature myocardial infarction
    Zuzana Motovska
    Third Medical Faculty Charles University and University Hospital Kralovske Vinohrady, Prague, Czech Republic
    Thromb Res 125:e61-4. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to asses the impact of haemostatic and platelet receptor gene polymorphisms as an inherited risk factor for premature onset of myocardial infarction (MI)...
  36. ncbi request reprint An embolus in the right atrium caught in the Chiari network and resistant to thrombolysis
    Zuzana Motovska
    Third Medical Faculty of Charles University, Cardiocentre of University Hospital Vinohrady, Prague, Czech Republic
    J Thromb Thrombolysis 30:114-8. 2010
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Myocardial positive pre-ejection velocity accurately detects presence of viable myocardium, predicts recovery of left ventricular function and bears a prognostic value after surgical revascularization
    Martin Penicka
    Cardiocenter, Department of Cardiology, 3rd Medical School Charles University and University Hospital Kralovske Vinohrady Srobarova 50, 100 34 Prague, Czech Republic
    Eur Heart J 28:1366-73. 2007
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Influence of primary coronary intervention on myocardial collagen metabolism and left ventricle remodeling predicted by collagen metabolism markers
    Radovan Jirmar
    Cardiocenter, Department of Cardiology, 3rd Medical School, Charles University and University Hospital, Kralovske Vinohrady, Czech Repiblic
    Int Heart J 46:949-59. 2005
    ....
  39. 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...
  40. ncbi request reprint The time has come for new, more precise guidelines in the treatment of high-risk acute coronary syndromes with heparin
    Zuzana Motovska
    Third Faculty of Medicine, Charles University and Cardiocentre University Hospital Kralovske Vinohrady, Prague, Czech Republic
    Circ J 72:1674-9. 2008
    ..The aim of this analysis was to define the risk factors associated with the problematic dose titration of unfractionated heparin (UFH) in high-risk non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndrome (NSTE ACS) patients...
  41. ncbi request reprint The incidence and outcomes of acute coronary syndromes in a central European country: results of the CZECH-2 registry
    Petr Tousek
    Cardiocenter, Charles University Prague, Third Faculty of Medicine, Prague, Czech Republic
    Int J Cardiol 173:204-8. 2014
    ..The incidence and treatment strategies of acute coronary syndrome (ACS) vary by region. Additionally, the clinical spectrum of ACS is changing and outcomes are improving...
  42. pmc Prognostic value of TNF-related apoptosis inducing ligand (TRAIL) in acute coronary syndrome patients
    Pavel Osmancik
    Cardiocenter, Department of Cardiology, 3 Medical School, Charles University and University Hospital Kralovske Vinohrady, Prague, Czech Republic
    PLoS ONE 8:e53860. 2013
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint Acute heart failure registry from high-volume university hospital ED: comparing European and US data
    Jiri Karasek
    Cardiocenter, Third Faculty of Medicine Charles University and University Hospital Kralovske Vinohrady in Prague, Czech Republic
    Am J Emerg Med 30:695-705. 2012
    ..Acute heart failure (AHF) is associated with a poor prognosis...
  44. ncbi request reprint The impact of age and Killip class on outcomes of primary percutaneous coronary intervention. Insight from the PRAGUE-1 and -2 trials and registry
    Petr Widimsky
    Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
    EuroIntervention 2:481-6. 2007
    ..7% (65-74 years) and 0.8% (<65 years).Conclusion: Primary PCI is the most effective reperfusion strategy for the elderly patients presenting with STEMI...
  45. ncbi request reprint Stent for Life: how this initiative began?
    Petr Widimsky
    Cardiocenter, Third Faculty of Medicine, Charles University Prague, Prague, Czech Republic
    EuroIntervention 8:P8-10. 2012
    ..The aim is to promote the life-saving indications for percutaneous coronary interventions--especially in all forms of acute myocardial infarction. This article describes how this initiative began...
  46. pmc Bioresorbable vascular scaffolds in acute ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction: a prospective multicentre study 'Prague 19'
    Viktor Kocka
    Cardiocenter, Third Faculty of Medicine, Charles University in Prague, University Hospital Kralovske Vinohrady, Srobarova 60, 100 34 Prague 10, Czech Republic
    Eur Heart J 35:787-94. 2014
    ..This prospective multicentre study analysed the feasibility and safety of BVS implantation during primary percutaneous coronary intervention (p-PCI) in STEMI...
  47. ncbi request reprint Transportation to primary percutaneous coronary intervention, compared with on-site fibrinolysis, is a strong independent predictor of functional status after myocardial infarction: 5-year follow-up of the PRAGUE-2 trial
    Dana Mocova Bilkova
    Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
    Eur Heart J Acute Cardiovasc Care 3:105-9. 2014
    ....
  48. ncbi request reprint Comparison of cationic propyl gallate and adenosine diphosphate for the measurement of aspirin effectivity with optical aggregometry
    Zuzana Motovska
    Cardiocentre, Third Medical School Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic, and the Clinic of Haematologie, University Hospital, Bratislava, Slovak Republic
    Transl Res 150:246-52. 2007
    ..The determined high prevalence of laboratory aspirin ineffectiveness highlights the clinical importance of the problem. This study brings attention to the importance of controlling cardiovascular risk factors...
  49. ncbi request reprint Next day discharge after successful primary angioplasty for acute ST elevation myocardial infarction. An open randomized study "Prague-5"
    Radovan Jirmar
    Department of Cardiology, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
    Int Heart J 49:653-9. 2008
    ..The results indicate that next day discharge after successful p-PCI is feasible and safe in selected uncomplicated STEMI patients...
  50. doi request reprint Clopidogrel before elective percutaneous coronary intervention
    Zuzana Motovska
    Charles University, Cardiocentre University Hospital Vinohrady, Srobarova 50, 100 34 Prague 10, Czech Republic
    J Clin Pharmacol 50:373-9. 2010
    ..A multitude of randomized and observational studies have helped identify and define the role of clopidogrel in today's PCI patient. Although much is known about its use, a number of questions still remain...
  51. ncbi request reprint Predictors of complete arrhythmia free survival in patients undergoing surgical ablation for atrial fibrillation. PRAGUE-12 randomized study sub-analysis
    Pavel Osmancik
    Cardiocenter, Department of Cardiology, 3rd Faculty of Medicine, Charles University and University Hospital Kralovske Vinohrady Prague, Czech Republic Electronic address
    Int J Cardiol 172:419-22. 2014
    ..To assess the complete atrial fibrillation free (AF-free) survival in randomized study assessing the effects of additional concomitant SA of AF in patients primarily indicated for other cardiac surgery...
  52. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcomes of patients receiving zotarolimus-eluting stents in ST elevation myocardial infarction, non-ST elevation acute coronary syndrome, and stable angina: data from the Resolute program
    Petr Widimsky
    Cardiocenter, Third Faculty of Medicine, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic Electronic address
    Int J Cardiol 168:3522-6. 2013
    ..The study objective was to analyze the two-year safety and effectiveness of Resolute™ zotarolimus-eluting stents (R-ZESs) implanted for STEMI, ACS without ST segment elevation (non-STEACS), and stable angina (SA)...
  53. ncbi request reprint Images in cardiovascular medicine. Early tissue distribution of bone marrow mononuclear cells after transcoronary transplantation in a patient with acute myocardial infarction
    Martin Penicka
    III Internal Cardiological Clinic, Charles University, Srobarova 50, 100 34 Prague, Czech Republic
    Circulation 112:e63-5. 2005
  54. ncbi request reprint Diurnal variation of soluble E- and P-selectin, and intercellular adhesion molecule-1 in patients with and without coronary artery disease
    Pavel Osmancik
    The 3rd Internal Cardiology Clinic of the 3rd Faculty of Medicine and University Hospital Kralovske Vinohrady, University Hospital 1, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
    Cardiology 102:194-9. 2004
    ..Less is known about the diurnal variation of soluble adhesion molecules as markers of endothelial or platelet activity in patients with coronary artery disease (CAD)...
  55. ncbi request reprint Low prevalence and variable clinical presentation of troponin I and troponin T gene mutations in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
    Karol Curila
    Cardiocenter, Department of Cardiology, 3rd Faculty of Medicine, Charles University, and University Hospital Kralovske Vinohrady, Prague, Czech Republic
    Genet Test Mol Biomarkers 13:647-50. 2009
    ..In contrast, TNNT2-HCM was associated with favorable prognosis. Thus, the findings of the present study add evidence on the phenotypic presentation of this genetic disease...
  56. ncbi request reprint Severe Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction is Independently Associated with High On-Clopidogrel Platelet Reactivity
    Zuzana Motovska
    Third Medical Faculty of Charles Univ and Univ Hospital Kralovske Vinohrady, Srobarova 50, 100 34, Prague, Czech Republic
    Am J Cardiovasc Drugs 14:313-8. 2014
    ..The purpose of the present study was to investigate the association between left ventricular systolic function and the response to clopidogrel...
  57. ncbi request reprint Acute revascularization in ST-segment-elevation myocardial infarction
    Petko Prodanov
    Cardiocenter, Third Faculty of Medicine, Charles University and University Hospital Kralovske Vinohrady, Srobarova 50 str, 100 34, Prague 10, Czech Republic
    Curr Atheroscler Rep 16:412. 2014
    ..We also highlight some controversial approaches as part of the current debates in the cardiology community. In addition, we share our recent experience in the field of biodegradable scaffold stents as a treatment strategy in STEMI. ..
  58. pmc Clopidogrel resistance "Live" - the risk of stent thrombosis should be evaluated before procedures
    Zuzana Motovska
    Third Medical Faculty Charles University and University Hospital Kralovske Vinohrady, Prague, Czech Republic
    Thromb J 7:6. 2009
    ..Dose uptitration would have been ineffective. New P2Y12 receptor inhibitors are desperately needed. In the light of recently published data, the use of prasugrel may be considered as an alternative...
  59. ncbi request reprint Intracoronary KAI-9803 as an adjunct to primary percutaneous coronary intervention for acute ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction
    Eric Bates
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, 2400 Pratt St, Room 7035, Durham, NC 27705
    Circulation 117:886-96. 2008
    ..KAI-9803, a delta-protein kinase C inhibitor, has been shown to ameliorate injury associated with ischemia and reperfusion in animal models of acute myocardial infarction (MI)...
  60. doi request reprint Early and late benefits of prasugrel in patients with acute coronary syndromes undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention: a TRITON-TIMI 38 (TRial to Assess Improvement in Therapeutic Outcomes by Optimizing Platelet InhibitioN with Prasugrel-Thrombolys
    Elliott M Antman
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 51:2028-33. 2008
    ....
  61. ncbi request reprint Bleeding events with abciximab in acute coronary syndromes without early revascularization: An analysis of GUSTO IV-ACS
    Timo Lenderink
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcentre, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am Heart J 147:865-73. 2004
    ..The glycoprotein IIb/IIIa receptor antagonist abciximab reduces the risk of thrombotic complications with percutaneous coronary intervention, but also has been associated with higher bleeding rates...
  62. doi request reprint Facilitated PCI in patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction
    Stephen G Ellis
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, The Cleveland Clinic, F25, 9500 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    N Engl J Med 358:2205-17. 2008
    ....
  63. ncbi request reprint Routine vs selective invasive strategies in patients with acute coronary syndromes: a collaborative meta-analysis of randomized trials
    Shamir R Mehta
    Department of Medicine, McMaster University, and Population Health Research Institute, Hamilton Health Sciences, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L6K 1B8
    JAMA 293:2908-17. 2005
    ....
  64. ncbi request reprint European guidelines on cardiovascular disease prevention in clinical practice: executive summary: Fourth Joint Task Force of the European Society of Cardiology and Other Societies on Cardiovascular Disease Prevention in Clinical Practice (Constituted by r
    Ian Graham
    Department of Cardiology, Adelaide and Meath Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    Eur Heart J 28:2375-414. 2007
  65. ncbi request reprint [Universal definition of the myocardial infarction]
    Kristian Thygesen
    Department of Medicine and Cardiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Dania
    Kardiol Pol 66:47-62. 2008
  66. doi request reprint Guidelines on the diagnosis and management of acute pulmonary embolism: the Task Force for the Diagnosis and Management of Acute Pulmonary Embolism of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC)
    Adam Torbicki
    Department of Chest Medicine, Institute for Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases, Warsaw, Poland
    Eur Heart J 29:2276-315. 2008
    ..With the exception of severe air and fat embolism, the haemodynamic consequences of non-thrombotic emboli are usually mild. Treatment is mostly supportive but may differ according to the type of embolic material and clinical severity...
  67. ncbi request reprint [European practice guidelines on prevention of cardiovascular diseases: executive summary]
    Ian Graham
    European Society of Cardiology
    G Ital Cardiol (Rome) 9:11-59. 2008
  68. ncbi request reprint 2007 Guidelines for the management of arterial hypertension: The Task Force for the Management of Arterial Hypertension of the European Society of Hypertension (ESH) and of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC)
    Giuseppe Mancia
    Clinica Medica, Ospedale San Gerardo, Universita Milano Bicocca, Via Pergolesi, 33 20052 MONZA Milano, Italy
    Eur Heart J 28:1462-536. 2007
  69. ncbi request reprint Universal definition of myocardial infarction
    Kristian Thygesen
    Circulation 116:2634-53. 2007
  70. ncbi request reprint European guidelines on cardiovascular disease prevention in clinical practice: full text. Fourth Joint Task Force of the European Society of Cardiology and other societies on cardiovascular disease prevention in clinical practice (constituted by represent
    Ian Graham
    Department of Cardiology, The Adelaide and Meath Hospital, Tallaght, Dublin, Ireland
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 14:S1-113. 2007
  71. ncbi request reprint European guidelines on cardiovascular disease prevention in clinical practice: executive summary. Fourth Joint Task Force of the European Society of Cardiology and other societies on cardiovascular disease prevention in clinical practice (constituted by r
    Ian Graham
    Department of Cardiology, The Adelaide and Meath Hospital, Tallaght, Doublin, Ireland
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 14:E1-40. 2007
  72. ncbi request reprint Guidelines for cardiac pacing and cardiac resynchronization therapy: The Task Force for Cardiac Pacing and Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy of the European Society of Cardiology. Developed in collaboration with the European Heart Rhythm Association
    Panos E Vardas
    Department of Cardiology, Heraklion University Hospital, PO Box 1352 Stavrakia, GR 711 10 Heraklion Crete, Greece
    Eur Heart J 28:2256-95. 2007
  73. pmc The additional value of patient-reported health status in predicting 1-year mortality after invasive coronary procedures: a report from the Euro Heart Survey on Coronary Revascularisation
    Mattie J Lenzen
    Department of Cardiology, Thorax Center, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Heart 93:339-44. 2007
    ....
  74. ncbi request reprint Intracoronary injection of autologous bone marrow-derived mononuclear cells in patients with large anterior acute myocardial infarction: a prematurely terminated randomized study
    Martin Penicka
    J Am Coll Cardiol 49:2373-4. 2007