Instytut Kardiologii

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Organization: Instytut Kardiologii
Country: Poland

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  1. ncbi Influence of exercise training on leptin levels in patients with stable coronary artery disease: A pilot study
    Magdalena Kosydar-Piechna
    Department of Cardiac Rehabilitation and Noninvasive Electrocardiology, Institute of Cardiology, Warsaw, Poland
    Cardiol J 17:477-81. 2010
  2. ncbi [POL-PAVTI--Polish report on transcatheter pulmonary artery valve implantation of Melody-Medtronic prosthesis in the first 14 patients in Poland]
    Witold Rużyłło
    Instytut Kardiologii, ul Alpejska 42, 04 628 Warszawa
    Kardiol Pol 67:1155-61. 2009
  3. ncbi Cardiac transplantation is still the method of choice in the treatment of patients with severe heart failure
    Jerzy Korewicki
    Institute of Cardiology, Warszawa, Poland
    Cardiol J 16:493-9. 2009
  4. doi The influence of the recipient's body weight on the probability to obtain a heart transplant-POLKARD HF registry
    T Zielinski
    Department of Heart Failure and Transplantation, Institute of Cardiology, 04 628 Warszawa, ul Alpejska, Poland
    Transplant Proc 41:3166-70. 2009
  5. doi Regional left ventricular myocardial shortening in normotensive patients late after aortic coarctation repair - normal or impaired?
    Mirosław Kowalski
    Department of Congenital Heart Defects, Warsaw, Poland
    Ultrasound Med Biol 35:1947-52. 2009
  6. ncbi [Evaluation of prevalence and magnitude of vitamins and minerals supplementation in Polish population]
    Elzbieta Sygnowska
    Zakład Epidemiologii, Prewencji Chorób Układu Krazenia i Promocji Zdrowia, Instytut Kardiologii, Warszawa
    Rocz Panstw Zakl Hig 60:167-70. 2009
  7. ncbi Influence of C3435T multidrug resistance gene-1 (MDR-1) polymorphism on platelet reactivity and prognosis in patients with acute coronary syndromes
    Mateusz Spiewak
    1st Department of Coronary Artery Disease, Institute of Cardiology, Warsaw, Poland
    Kardiol Pol 67:827-34. 2009
  8. ncbi [Ventricular bigeminy as a cause of CRT inefficacy and inappropriate cardioverter-defibrillator intervention]
    Artur Oreziak
    Klinika Zaburzeń Rytmu Serca, Instytut Kardiologii, Warszawa
    Kardiol Pol 67:807-11. 2009
  9. ncbi [Lipomatous hypertrophy of the interatrial septum]
    Mateusz Spiewak
    Instytut Kardiologii, ul Alpejska 42, 04 628 Warszawa, Poland
    Kardiol Pol 67:660-2. 2009
  10. ncbi [Results of hypertensive treatment in outpatient hypertension clinics with different payment status]
    Joanna Niegowska
    Zespół Specjalistycznych Poradni, Instytut Kardiologii, Warszawa Anin
    Przegl Epidemiol 63:131-6. 2009

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  1. ncbi Influence of exercise training on leptin levels in patients with stable coronary artery disease: A pilot study
    Magdalena Kosydar-Piechna
    Department of Cardiac Rehabilitation and Noninvasive Electrocardiology, Institute of Cardiology, Warsaw, Poland
    Cardiol J 17:477-81. 2010
    ..This study was designed to examine the influence of exercise training on leptin levels in patients with stable coronary artery disease (CAD)...
  2. ncbi [POL-PAVTI--Polish report on transcatheter pulmonary artery valve implantation of Melody-Medtronic prosthesis in the first 14 patients in Poland]
    Witold Rużyłło
    Instytut Kardiologii, ul Alpejska 42, 04 628 Warszawa
    Kardiol Pol 67:1155-61. 2009
    ..To assess the early results of the pulmonary artery valve transcatheter implantation (PAVTI) in pts included into POL-PAVTI registry. Detailed medical and economic analyses were performed...
  3. ncbi Cardiac transplantation is still the method of choice in the treatment of patients with severe heart failure
    Jerzy Korewicki
    Institute of Cardiology, Warszawa, Poland
    Cardiol J 16:493-9. 2009
    ....
  4. doi The influence of the recipient's body weight on the probability to obtain a heart transplant-POLKARD HF registry
    T Zielinski
    Department of Heart Failure and Transplantation, Institute of Cardiology, 04 628 Warszawa, ul Alpejska, Poland
    Transplant Proc 41:3166-70. 2009
    ..The aim of the study was to analyze the influence of body weight of the adult heart recipient on the chance to obtain a transplant...
  5. doi Regional left ventricular myocardial shortening in normotensive patients late after aortic coarctation repair - normal or impaired?
    Mirosław Kowalski
    Department of Congenital Heart Defects, Warsaw, Poland
    Ultrasound Med Biol 35:1947-52. 2009
    ..The degree of longitudinal impairment in this anatomical region correlated with the extent of residual narrowing...
  6. ncbi [Evaluation of prevalence and magnitude of vitamins and minerals supplementation in Polish population]
    Elzbieta Sygnowska
    Zakład Epidemiologii, Prewencji Chorób Układu Krazenia i Promocji Zdrowia, Instytut Kardiologii, Warszawa
    Rocz Panstw Zakl Hig 60:167-70. 2009
    ..Only iron intake from supplements was higher than RDA, however calcium and magnesium intake from supplements was 25% of RDA. High vitamin A, niacin and iron intake from supplements can display risk of adverse effect on health...
  7. ncbi Influence of C3435T multidrug resistance gene-1 (MDR-1) polymorphism on platelet reactivity and prognosis in patients with acute coronary syndromes
    Mateusz Spiewak
    1st Department of Coronary Artery Disease, Institute of Cardiology, Warsaw, Poland
    Kardiol Pol 67:827-34. 2009
    ..Genetic C3435T polymorphism of the multidrug resistance gene-1 (MDR-1) limits oral bioavailability of clopidogrel and influences prognosis in patients with myocardial infarction...
  8. ncbi [Ventricular bigeminy as a cause of CRT inefficacy and inappropriate cardioverter-defibrillator intervention]
    Artur Oreziak
    Klinika Zaburzeń Rytmu Serca, Instytut Kardiologii, Warszawa
    Kardiol Pol 67:807-11. 2009
    ..Fortunately, change of device program, potassium and magnesium supplementation was successful, without necessity of RF ablation of the ventricular ectopic beats...
  9. ncbi [Lipomatous hypertrophy of the interatrial septum]
    Mateusz Spiewak
    Instytut Kardiologii, ul Alpejska 42, 04 628 Warszawa, Poland
    Kardiol Pol 67:660-2. 2009
    ..It enables precise localisation of a mass and its tissue characteristics. We present a case of a lipomatous hypertrophy of the interatrial septum diagnosed by CMR...
  10. ncbi [Results of hypertensive treatment in outpatient hypertension clinics with different payment status]
    Joanna Niegowska
    Zespół Specjalistycznych Poradni, Instytut Kardiologii, Warszawa Anin
    Przegl Epidemiol 63:131-6. 2009
    ..The aim of study was to compare the effectiveness of hypertension treatment by specialist in different payment status outpatient clinics in 2 periods: 1996-2000 (A) and 2001-2006 (B)...
  11. ncbi Technical and practical aspects of remote monitoring of implantable cardioverter-defibrillator patients in Poland - preliminary results
    Andrzej Przybylski
    Institute of Cardiology, 04 628 Warsaw, Poland
    Kardiol Pol 67:505-11. 2009
    ..The aim of remote monitoring of implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICD) is to increase the patient's safety by early detection of technical or medical malfunctions and decrease the number of follow-up visits...
  12. ncbi Long-term use of short- and long-acting nitrates in stable angina pectoris
    Marek Antoni Kosmicki
    2nd Dept of Coronary Artery Disease, Institute of Cardiology, Warsaw, ul Spartanska 1, PL 02 637 Warszawa, Poland
    Curr Clin Pharmacol 4:132-41. 2009
    ..This leads to decreased NO activity, thus, nitrate tolerance. PETN has no tendency to form ROS, and therefore during long-term PETN therapy, there is probably no tolerance or cross-tolerance, as during treatment with other nitrates...
  13. ncbi Outcomes of a single centre registry of patients with ischaemic heart disease, qualified for an RF ablation of ventricular arrhythmia after ICD intervention
    Łukasz Szumowski
    Instytut Kardiologii, ul Alpejska 42, 04 628 Warszawa
    Kardiol Pol 67:123-7; discussion 128-9. 2009
    ..Our study was designed to address this issue, but it had to be terminated due to recruitment problems. The reasons for early termination are described in this paper...
  14. ncbi Left ventricular diastolic function assessed with cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging and exercise capacity in patients with non-obstructive hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
    Lukasz A Małek
    Klinika Choroby Wiencowej, Instytut Kardiologii, ul Alpejska 42, 04 628 Warszawa, Poland
    Kardiol Pol 67:1-6; discussion 7-8. 2009
    ..Cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR) imaging has become a useful tool in diagnosis, risk stratification and treatment monitoring in patients with HCM...
  15. ncbi Heart failure in a patient with corrected transposition of the great arteries. When is biventricular pacing indicated?
    Maria Kordybach
    Institute of Cardiology, Department of Congenital Heart Disease in Adults, Warsaw, Poland
    Acta Cardiol 64:673-6. 2009
    ..The case described indicates that optimal care in patients with ccTGA can require implementation of both surgical and electrophysiological methods of treatment...
  16. ncbi [Vitamins and minerals intake from diet and supplements among subjects with a history of cardiovascular events in Polish population]
    Anna Waśkiewicz
    Zakład Epidemiologii, Prewencji Chorób Układu Krazenia i Promocji Zdrowia, Instytut Kardiologii, Warszawa
    Rocz Panstw Zakl Hig 60:275-8. 2009
    ..Around 1% of potassium, calcium and magnesium intake in both genders and more than 25% of vitamins E and B6 consumption in women derived from the supplementation...
  17. ncbi Factors associated with the presence of tricuspid valve regurgitation in patients with systemic right ventricles following atrial switch
    Piotr Szymanski
    Department of Adult Congenital Heart Diseases, Institute of Cardiology, Warszawa, Poland
    Cardiol J 17:29-34. 2010
    ..Data from echocardiographic examinations, exercise radionuclide angiography, and myocardial perfusion imaging were analyzed...
  18. doi Determinants of the reduction in B-type natriuretic peptide after mitral valve replacement in patients with rheumatic mitral stenosis
    Przemyslaw Leszek
    Institute of Cardiology, Warsaw, Poland
    Clin Physiol Funct Imaging 30:473-9. 2010
    ..Plasma B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) levels are closely related to symptoms in left ventricle (LV) systolic heart failure, although marked regarding heterogeneity levels among subjects are reported...
  19. ncbi Ten-year risk of fatal cardiovascular disease in the Polish population and medical care. Results of the WOBASZ study
    Aleksandra Piwońska
    Department of Epidemiology, Cardiovascular Diseases Prevention and Promotion of Health, Institute of Cardiology, Warsaw, Poland
    Kardiol Pol 68:672-7. 2010
    ..An individual assessment of global risk of death from cardiovascular diseases (CVD) should guide management, both life style changes and medical therapy, in order to decrease risk factors and improve prognosis...
  20. ncbi Do depressive symptoms adversely affect the lifestyle? Results of the WOBASZ study
    Jerzy Piwonski
    Institute of Cardiology, Warsaw, Poland
    Kardiol Pol 68:912-8. 2010
    ..The negative psychosocial risk factors for cardiovascular (CV) disease, such as low social support or depression, may adversely affect the lifestyle...
  21. doi Long-term follow-up of children and young adults treated with implantable cardioverter-defibrillator: the authors' own experience with optimal implantable cardioverter-defibrillator programming
    Michal Lewandowski
    The National Institute of Cardiology, Warsaw, Poland
    Europace 12:1245-50. 2010
    ..There are conflicting data as regards antitachycardia pacing (ATP) effectiveness in children and young adults. We report our experience with ICD programming and a rate of complications during a 10 year follow-up...
  22. ncbi [Not only after myocardial infarction - left intraventricular thrombus in the Churg-Strauss syndrome]
    Magdalena Lipczyńska
    Klinika Wad Wrodzonych Serca, Instytut Kardiologii, Warszawa
    Kardiol Pol 68:836-7. 2010
    ..Cardiac involvement is found in up to 64% of patients and is given a high rank among the causes of morbidity and mortality. We presented a case of 26 year-old male with Churg-Strauss syndrome and left intraventricular thrombus...
  23. ncbi [Second-degree atrioventricular block in a patient with coexistant intermittent preexcitation syndrome that masks the electrocardiographic features of past myocardial infarction - diagnostic difficulties and management]
    Agnieszka Sanecka
    Klinika Rehabilitacji Kardiologicznej i Elektrokardiologii Nieinwazyjnej, Instytut Kardiologii, Warszawa
    Kardiol Pol 68:830-4; discussion 835. 2010
    ..In this patient, paroxysmal asymptomatic second-degree atrioventicular block coexists with inconstant atrioventricular conduction maintained by the accessory pathway, periodically 2:1...
  24. ncbi Comparison between maximal left ventricular wall thickness and left ventricular mass in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
    Mateusz Spiewak
    Department of Coronary Artery Disease and Structural Heart Diseases, Institute of Cardiology, Warsaw, Poland
    Kardiol Pol 68:763-8. 2010
    ..In patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM), LV mass (LVM) and maximal LV wall thickness (MLVWT) have prognostic significance...
  25. ncbi Inflammatory response and postoperative kidney failure in patients with diabetes type 2 or impaired glucose tolerance undergoing heart valve surgery
    Dariusz Zakrzewski
    Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński Institute of Cardiology, Warsaw, Poland
    Kardiol Pol 68:530-6. 2010
    ..The increase of proinflammatory cytokines is detected in patients with DM or IGT, moreover cardiac surgery promotes the proinflammatory response, which may be responsible for the development of postoperative kidney failure...
  26. ncbi [Infective endocarditis in a patient with ventricular septal defect]
    Piotr Dobrowolski
    Klinika Wad Wrodzonych Serca, Instytut Kardiologii, Warszawz Anin
    Kardiol Pol 68:479-81. 2010
    ..This article presents a case of infective endocarditis secondary to ventricular septal defect with an extention of a process to mitral and aortic valves...
  27. ncbi Dietary intake of vitamins B6, B12 and folate in relation to homocysteine serum concentration in the adult Polish population - WOBASZ Project
    Anna Waśkiewicz
    Institute of Cardiology, Warsaw, Poland
    Kardiol Pol 68:275-82. 2010
    ..Increased homocysteine (Hcy) levels predispose to atherosclerosis. Vitamin B6, B12 and folate play an important role in Hcy metabolism...
  28. ncbi [Can health behavior of Polish adolescents foster prevalence of overweight and obesity?]
    Anna Waśkiewicz
    Zakład Epidemiologii, Prewencji Chorób Układu Krazenia i Promocji Zdrowia, Instytut Kardiologii, Warszawa
    Rocz Panstw Zakl Hig 60:341-5. 2009
    ..Study also showed negative dietary habits: skipping first breakfasts and eating too many sweets and sweetened soda beverages and salted snacks as well a tendency to buy unhealthy products at school shops...
  29. doi Late gadolinium enhancement gray zone in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Comparison of different gray zone definitions
    Mateusz Spiewak
    Department of Coronary Artery Disease and Structural Heart Diseases, Institute of Cardiology, ul Alpejska 42, Warsaw, Poland
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 26:693-9. 2010
    ..Two patients may have similar extent (or absolute mass) of LGE, but strikingly discrepant gray zone size...
  30. doi Functional anatomy of tricuspid regurgitation in patients with systemic right ventricles
    Piotr Szymanski
    Institute of Cardiology, Warsaw, Poland
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 23:504-10. 2010
    ....
  31. doi Baseline clinical characteristics and midterm prognosis of STE-ACS and NSTE-ACS patients with normal coronary arteries
    Lukasz Mazurkiewicz
    Department of Coronary Artery Disease, Institute of Cardiology, Warsaw, Poland
    Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol 14:4-12. 2009
    ..We sought to compare clinical profiles and midterm prognosis of patients with normal coronary arteries presenting with ST-elevation ACS (STE-ACS) versus non-ST-elevation ACS (nSTE-ACS)...
  32. doi Crisscross hearts in adults: echocardiographic evaluation and natural history
    Piotr Hoffman
    Department of Adult Congenital Heart Disease, Institute of Cardiology, Warsaw, Poland
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 22:134-40. 2009
    ..The clinical outcome depended predominantly on the underlying hemodynamic abnormalities and the results of surgical management rather than on crisscross anatomy. Successful surgery allowed acceptable functional status in adulthood...
  33. ncbi [The vein of Marshall as a source of various types of atrial arrhythmias, including adrenergic paroxysmal atrial fibrillation--successful catheter ablation]
    Franciszek Walczak
    Instytut Kardiologii, ul Alpejska 42, 04 628 Warszawa
    Kardiol Pol 65:724-30. 2007
    ..During the second session residual breakthroughs were recorded. During 5 years of follow-up the patient remained free from arrhythmia without antiarrhythmic drugs...
  34. ncbi [Ablation of a catecholaminergic polymorphic VT and VF originating from Purkinje fibers--a case report]
    Lukasz Szumowski
    Instytut Kardiologii, ul Alpejska 42, 04 628 Warszawa
    Kardiol Pol 65:319-26. 2007
    ..RF applications were delivered at those sites, during which abrupt PVT runs were present. After the ablation no ventricular arrhythmia was registered in the ICD memory during 2-year follow-up...
  35. ncbi Alteration of myocardial sarcoplasmic reticulum Ca2+-ATPase and Na+-Ca2+ exchanger expression in human left ventricular volume overload
    Przemyslaw Leszek
    Heart Failure and Transplantology Department, National Institute of Cardiology, 04 628 Warsaw, Alpejska 42 St, Poland
    Eur J Heart Fail 9:579-86. 2007
    ..Reduced myocardial contractility is often attributed to altered Ca(2+) transients and expression of Ca(2+)-ATPase of the SR (SERCA) and Na+/Ca(2+)exchanger (NCX) genes...
  36. ncbi Comparison of different methods of ST segment resolution analysis for prediction of 1-year mortality after primary angioplasty for acute myocardial infarction
    Jakub Przyluski
    Coronary Disease Department and II Haemodynamic Department, Institute of Cardiology, 42 Alpejska Street, 04 628 Warsaw Anin, Poland
    Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol 12:5-14. 2007
    ..Our aim was to evaluate and compare prognostic accuracy of different methods of ST segment elevation resolution analysis after primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) in a real-life setting...
  37. ncbi [From implantable cardioverter-defibrillator to cardiac resynchronization therapy with the use of epicardial left ventricular lead. The evolution of the treatment of post inflammatory heart failure--a case report]
    Katarzyna Gepner
    II Klinika Choroby Wieńcowej, ul Spartanska 1, 02 637 Warszawa
    Kardiol Pol 64:1113-7. 2006
    ..No arrhythmic event has been noted in device memory. Performed procedures are picturing the evolution of in pacing techniques and automatic defibrillation in Poland over recent years...
  38. ncbi Reduced myocardial expression of calcium handling protein in patients with severe chronic mitral regurgitation
    Przemysław Leszek
    Institute of Cardiology, Alpejska 42 St, 04 628 Warsaw, Poland
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 30:737-43. 2006
    ..The aim of the study was to determine whether modifications of SERCA2 gene expression occurs in LV wall remodeling process secondary to chronic severe MR...
  39. ncbi Dilated cardiomyopathy caused by LMNA mutations. Clinical and morphological studies
    Zofia T Bilinska
    Instytut Kardiologii ul Alpejska 42, 04 628 Warsaw, Poland
    Kardiol Pol 64:812-9; discussion 820-1. 2006
    ..Dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) is familial in about 20-35% of patients. The most frequently encountered mutations associated with DCM are found in LMNA...
  40. ncbi [Eleven-years long follow-up in a patient after myocardial infarction, with low ejection fraction and recurrent ventricular tachycardia. The role of implantable cardioverter defibrillator and selective ablation]
    Andrzej Przybylski
    Instytut Kardiologii, ul Alpejska 42, 04 628 Warszawa, Poland
    Kardiol Pol 64:758-62. 2006
    ..A few applications at the paraseptal part of the mitral isthmus terminated VT, which was no longer inducible. During following days there were no VTs requiring ICD interventions...
  41. ncbi [Myocardial microabscesses detected by endomyocardial biopsy in a patient with dilated cardiomyopathy and celiac disease: a case report]
    Lukasz Mazurkiewicz
    Mazurkiewicz, I Klinika Choroby Wieńcowej, Instytut Kardiologii, ul Alpejska 42, 04 628 Warszawa
    Kardiol Pol 64:733-6. 2006
    ..The patient's condition gradually improved following antibiotics, standard heart failure treatment, dental caries therapy and introduction of gluten-free diet...
  42. ncbi White blood cell count adds prognostic information to the thrombolysis in myocardial infarction risk index in patients following primary percutaneous coronary intervention (ANIN Myocardial Infarction Registry)
    Mariusz Kruk
    Cathetherization Laboratory and Coronary Disease Unit, Institute of Cardiology, Alpejska 42 str, 04 628 Warsaw, Poland
    Int J Cardiol 116:376-82. 2007
    ....
  43. ncbi [Partial papillary muscle ruptures complicating acute myocardial infarctions. Diagnosis by transesophageal echocardiography]
    Piotr Michałek
    Pracownia Echokadiografii Klinicznej, Klinika Wad Wrodzonych Serca, Instytut Kardiologii, ul Alpejska 42, 04 628 Warszawa
    Kardiol Pol 64:637-40. 2006
    ..The partial rupture of an anterolateral papillary muscle was clearly diagnosed by transgastric two-chamber view during TEE in a 64-year-old man who suffered from acute myocardial infarction...
  44. ncbi [Diversity of the local voluntary associations' involvement in cardiovascular disease prevention and health promotion programmes with respect to their mission]
    Izabella Lignowska
    Zakład Epidemiologii, Prewencji Chorób Układu Krazenia i Promocji Zdrowia, Instytutu Kardiologii w Warszawie
    Przegl Lek 62:27-30. 2005
    ..The results show that the barriers of social service organizations' involvement in CVD prevention and health promotion programmes lie probably in the specific mentality of their active members...
  45. ncbi Implantable cardioverter-defibrillators in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy -- dilemmas and difficulties
    Andrzej Przybylski
    2nd Coronary Department, Institute of Cardiology, Warsaw, Poland
    Kardiol Pol 63:391-7; discussion 398. 2005
    ..Problems include the high prevalence of complications associated with ICD implantation and optimal selection of ICDs...
  46. ncbi Carotid intima-media thickness as a marker of cardiovascular risk in hypertensive patients with coronary artery disease
    Tomasz Zielinski
    Department of Heart Failure and Transplantation, Institute of Cardiology, Warsaw, Poland
    Am J Hypertens 20:1058-64. 2007
    ....
  47. ncbi Asynchronous movement of mitral annulus: an additional mechanism of ischaemic mitral regurgitation
    Piotr Szymanski
    Echocardiographic Laboratory, Institute of Cardiology, Warsaw, Poland
    Clin Cardiol 30:512-6. 2007
    ....
  48. ncbi Can angiotensin II +1675 G/A type 2 receptor gene polymorphism be a marker of left ventricular hypertrophy in patients with aortic stenosis?
    Ewa Orlowska-Baranowska
    Department of Valvular Heart Diseases, National Institute of Cardiology, Warsaw, Poland
    J Heart Valve Dis 16:495-503. 2007
    ..The study aim was to investigate any relationship between +1675 G/A AT2R polymorphism and the degree of LVH in patients with aortic stenosis (AS)...
  49. ncbi The relationship between resting heart rate and atherosclerosis risk factors
    Aleksandra Piwońska
    Institute of Cardiology, Warsaw, Poland
    Kardiol Pol 66:1069-75; discussion 1076-8. 2008
    ....
  50. doi Long term exercise capacity in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy treated with percutaneous transluminal septal myocardial ablation
    Lukasz A Malek
    1st Department of Coronary Artery Disease and Catheterization Laboratory, Institute of Cardiology, Warsaw, Poland
    Eur J Heart Fail 10:1123-6. 2008
    ..In hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy, percutaneous transluminal septal myocardial ablation (PTSMA) improves functional capacity in the short term. However, long term functional capacity is unknown...
  51. ncbi Primary angioplasty in patients > or = 75 years old with ST-elevation myocardial infarction - one-year follow-up results
    Andrzej Ciszewski
    Haemodynamic Department, Institute of Cardiology, Warsaw, Poland
    Kardiol Pol 66:828-33; discussion 834-6. 2008
    ....
  52. ncbi Heart failure patients from hospital settings in Poland: population characteristics and treatment patterns, a multicenter retrospective study
    Tomasz M Rywik
    Heart Failure and Transplantology Department, Institute of Cardiology, Warsaw, Poland
    Cardiol J 15:169-80. 2008
    ..The aim of this multicentre, retrospective descriptive study was to reveal the pharmacotherapy patterns in HF patients hospitalized in cardiology (CARD) and internal medicine (INT) wards in Poland...
  53. ncbi Echocardiographic evaluation of the systemic ventricle after atrial switch procedure. The usefulness of subcostal imaging
    Piotr Hoffman
    Department of Congenital Heart Diseases, Institute of Cardiology, Warsaw, Poland
    Cardiol J 15:156-61. 2008
    ....
  54. ncbi [Pulmonary artery aneurysm with severe pulmonary regurgitation in a mildly symptomatic patient with tetralogy of Fallot]
    Marek Konka
    Pracownia Echokardiografii Klinicznej, Klinika Wad Wrodzonych Serca, Instytut Kardiologii, Warszawa
    Kardiol Pol 66:694-6. 2008
  55. ncbi [Role of the AV node and adrenergic stimulation in initiation of fascicular and atrioventricular nodal tachycardias--a case report]
    Łukasz Szumowski
    Klinika Zaburzeń Rytmu Serca, Instytut Kardiologii, ul Alpejska 42, Warsaw
    Kardiol Pol 66:588-93. 2008
    ..After successful ablation of VT, sustained typical AVNRT was inducible. Finally, ablation of slow pathway of AV node was performed. After ablation,no arrhythmia was inducible following isoproterenol and exercise...
  56. ncbi [Pulmonary embolism in a patient with a right atrial tumor--case report]
    Anna Wójcik
    Klinika Wad Wrodzonych Serca, Instytut Kardiologii, ul Alpejska 42, Warsaw
    Kardiol Pol 66:580-2. 2008
  57. ncbi Long-term follow-up of patients with percutaneous mitral commissurotomy
    Zbigniew Chmielak
    Haemodynamic Department, Institute of Cardiology, ul Alpejska 42, Warsaw, Poland
    Kardiol Pol 66:525-30, discussion 531-2. 2008
    ..Percutaneous mitral commissurotomy (PMC) has become the procedure of choice for patients with isolated mitral stenosis...
  58. doi Aortic regurgitation and unusual diastolic mitral regurgitation
    Marek Konka
    Department of Congenital Heart Disease, Institute of Cardiology, Alpejska 42, Warsaw 04 628, Poland
    Eur J Echocardiogr 9:709-11. 2008
    ..Echocardiographic examination revealed not only systolic, but also diastolic mitral regurgitation...
  59. ncbi Impact of cardiac resynchronisation therapy on adaptation of circulatory and respiratory systems to exercise assessed by cardiopulmonary exercise test in patients with chronic heart failure
    Tomasz Chwyczko
    2nd Department of Ishaemic Heart Disease, National Institute of Cardiology, Warsaw, Poland
    Kardiol Pol 66:406-12; discussion 413-4. 2008
    ..Cardiac resynchronisation therapy (CRT) has become a valuable therapeutic tool in patients with advanced chronic heart failure (CHF). The search for optimal methods for the assessment of CRT efficacy is still underway...
  60. doi Cardioverter-defibrillator lead-related thrombus treated with prolonged anticoagulation in patient with prothrombotic disorder
    Lukasz A Malek
    1st Department of Coronary Artery Disease and 2nd Catheterization Laboratory, Institute of Cardiology, Warsaw, Poland
    Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis 19:319-21. 2008
    ..It led to a complete resolution of the thrombus in 4 weeks without the need for a high-risk operation in this patient...
  61. ncbi Association of non-specific inflammatory activation with early mortality in patients with ST-elevation acute coronary syndrome treated with primary angioplasty
    Mariusz Kruk
    Cathetherization Laboratory and Coronary Disease Unit, National Institute of Cardiology, Warsaw, Poland
    Circ J 72:205-11. 2008
    ....
  62. ncbi [Thrombus or myxoma?]
    Beata Kuśmierczyk-Droszcz
    Instytut Kardiologii, ul Alpejska 42, 04 628 Warszawa
    Kardiol Pol 63:337-9. 2005
    ..The patient underwent urgent cardiac surgery during which a long thrombus, originating from the left atrial appendage, was successfully removed...