Waldemar Elikowski

Summary

Affiliation: Medical University
Country: Poland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint [Acute myocardial infarction mimicking takotsubo cardiomyopathy in a patient with myocardial bridging]
    Waldemar Elikowski
    Józef Struś Hospital, Poznan, Poland, Department of Internal Medicine
    Pol Merkur Lekarski 33:202-6. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint [Reversible dilated cardiomyopathy as an atypical form of takotsubo cardiomyopathy]
    Waldemar Elikowski
    Szpital im Józefa Strusia w Poznaniu, Oddziałl Chorób Wewnetrznych
    Pol Merkur Lekarski 34:219-23. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint [Severe tricuspid valve injury following blunt chest trauma--case report]
    Waldemar Elikowski
    Szpital im Józefa Strusia w Poznaniu, Oddział Chorób Wewngtrznych
    Pol Merkur Lekarski 33:25-8. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint [Rectus sheath hematoma: a rarely diagnosed complication of anticoagulation therapy]
    Waldemar Elikowski
    Szpital im Józefa Strusia w Poznaniu, Oddzial Chorob Wewnetrznych
    Pol Merkur Lekarski 32:309-12. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint [Dressler syndrome following pulmonary embolism]
    Waldemar Elikowski
    Oddział Chorób Wewnetrznych, Szpital im J Strusia, Poznan
    Kardiol Pol 67:424-8; discussion 429. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint [Venous thromboembolism in a patient with noninvasive thymoma and a history of pemphigus]
    Waldemar Elikowski
    Oddział Chorób Wewnetrznych, Szpital im J Strusia, Poznan
    Kardiol Pol 67:999-1003. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint [Pulmonary embolism as a first manifestation of synchronous occurrence of two neoplasms]
    Waldemar Elikowski
    Oddział Chorób Wewnetrznych, Szpital im J Strusia, Poznan
    Kardiol Pol 67:1262-6; discussion 1267. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint [Central retinal artery occlusion in a 21-year-old male amateur bodybuilder]
    Waldemar Elikowski
    Szpital im J Strusia w Poznaniu Oddział Chorób Wewnetrznych
    Pol Merkur Lekarski 28:462-5. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint [Uncommon presentation of venous thromboembolism and fatal systemic emboli in a patient with nonbacterial thrombotic endocarditis due to pancreatic cancer]
    Waldemar Elikowski
    Kardiol Pol 68:678-83. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint [Pulmonary embolism in a 30 year-old man with chronic hepatitis C during therapy with pegylated interferon-α and ribavirin]
    Waldemar Elikowski
    Oddział Chorób Wewnetrznych, Szpital im J Strusia, Poznan
    Kardiol Pol 68:1261-5. 2010

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Publications33

  1. ncbi request reprint [Acute myocardial infarction mimicking takotsubo cardiomyopathy in a patient with myocardial bridging]
    Waldemar Elikowski
    Józef Struś Hospital, Poznan, Poland, Department of Internal Medicine
    Pol Merkur Lekarski 33:202-6. 2012
    ..Magnetic resonance imaging detected the presence of subendocardial late gadolinium enhancement indicative of postmyocardial scar...
  2. ncbi request reprint [Reversible dilated cardiomyopathy as an atypical form of takotsubo cardiomyopathy]
    Waldemar Elikowski
    Szpital im Józefa Strusia w Poznaniu, Oddziałl Chorób Wewnetrznych
    Pol Merkur Lekarski 34:219-23. 2013
    ..Six months later, as a result of another episode of emotional stress, she was hospitalized for typical takotsubo cardiomyopathy. Reversible global LV hypokinesis may be an atypical variant of stress-induced cardiomyopathy...
  3. ncbi request reprint [Severe tricuspid valve injury following blunt chest trauma--case report]
    Waldemar Elikowski
    Szpital im Józefa Strusia w Poznaniu, Oddział Chorób Wewngtrznych
    Pol Merkur Lekarski 33:25-8. 2012
    ..Three years after surgery only trivial TV regurgitation is detectable. The patient manifest good physical efficiency and continues occupational activity...
  4. ncbi request reprint [Rectus sheath hematoma: a rarely diagnosed complication of anticoagulation therapy]
    Waldemar Elikowski
    Szpital im Józefa Strusia w Poznaniu, Oddzial Chorob Wewnetrznych
    Pol Merkur Lekarski 32:309-12. 2012
    ..During a 5-month period, gradual reabsorption of RSH was observed on control ultrasonography examinations...
  5. ncbi request reprint [Dressler syndrome following pulmonary embolism]
    Waldemar Elikowski
    Oddział Chorób Wewnetrznych, Szpital im J Strusia, Poznan
    Kardiol Pol 67:424-8; discussion 429. 2009
    ..Although there were no data that oral vitamin K antagonist use was involved in presented pericardial syndrome, pericardial effusion size required its temporary substitution by heparin...
  6. ncbi request reprint [Venous thromboembolism in a patient with noninvasive thymoma and a history of pemphigus]
    Waldemar Elikowski
    Oddział Chorób Wewnetrznych, Szpital im J Strusia, Poznan
    Kardiol Pol 67:999-1003. 2009
    ..We analyse the relationship between thymoma, pemphigus and VTE, and emphasize the usefulness of echocardiographic thymoma imaging as a method complementary to computed tomography/magnetic resonance...
  7. ncbi request reprint [Pulmonary embolism as a first manifestation of synchronous occurrence of two neoplasms]
    Waldemar Elikowski
    Oddział Chorób Wewnetrznych, Szpital im J Strusia, Poznan
    Kardiol Pol 67:1262-6; discussion 1267. 2009
    ..Overlapping different prothrombotic mechanisms of double malignancy might result in detection of both neoplasms at early stage...
  8. ncbi request reprint [Central retinal artery occlusion in a 21-year-old male amateur bodybuilder]
    Waldemar Elikowski
    Szpital im J Strusia w Poznaniu Oddział Chorób Wewnetrznych
    Pol Merkur Lekarski 28:462-5. 2010
    ..We have not found an example of CRAO in the literature on various, systemic thromboembolic complications following AAS use...
  9. ncbi request reprint [Uncommon presentation of venous thromboembolism and fatal systemic emboli in a patient with nonbacterial thrombotic endocarditis due to pancreatic cancer]
    Waldemar Elikowski
    Kardiol Pol 68:678-83. 2010
    ..During heparin therapy the patient's haemodynamic status was stable until systemic emboli occurred with multifocal ischaemic stroke that was the cause of death...
  10. ncbi request reprint [Pulmonary embolism in a 30 year-old man with chronic hepatitis C during therapy with pegylated interferon-α and ribavirin]
    Waldemar Elikowski
    Oddział Chorób Wewnetrznych, Szpital im J Strusia, Poznan
    Kardiol Pol 68:1261-5. 2010
    ..The patient's clinical status improved during anticoagulation therapy. Antiviral treatment was not continued as virological response was achieved...
  11. ncbi request reprint ["eThrombosis" - venous thromboembolism provoked by prolonged sitting position by a computer. A case series report of six patients]
    Waldemar Elikowski
    Oddział Chorób Wewnetrznych, Szpital im J Strusia, Poznan
    Kardiol Pol 69:377-81; discussion 382. 2011
    ..Limited time of seated immobility, intervals for physical exercise and graduated compression stockings use are forms of "eThrombosis" prophylaxis...
  12. ncbi request reprint [Venous thromboembolism triggered by spinning in a young woman with thrombophilia]
    Waldemar Elikowski
    Szpital im Józefa Strusia w Poznaniu, Oddział Chorób Wewnetrznych
    Pol Merkur Lekarski 30:29-31. 2011
    ..Strenuous exercise in an untrained woman might augment prothrombotic hemostasis profile. Vigorous cycling in standing position in the last phase of spinning, seems to be most unfavorable for patients with high VTE risk...
  13. ncbi request reprint [Depression, its therapy and venous thromboembolism: three cases of pulmonary embolism]
    Waldemar Elikowski
    Oddział Chorób Wewnetrznych, Szpital im J Strusia, Poznan
    Kardiol Pol 69:596-9; discussion 600. 2011
    ..Another woman, at the same age, on mirtazapine therapy, developed segmental PE. In a 39 year-old man, taking paroxetine, severe PE required thrombolysis...
  14. ncbi request reprint [Severe pulmonary embolism in a young marijuana smoker]
    Waldemar Elikowski
    Oddział Chorób Wewnetrznych, Szpital im J Strusia, Poznan
    Kardiol Pol 69:1168-70. 2011
    ..Toxycologic assessment of urine cannabinols was positive for two months. In trombophilia screening only moderate hyperhomocysteinaemia (not related to MTHFR C667T polymorphism) was found...
  15. ncbi request reprint [Takotsubo cardiomyopathy as a consequence of gastrointestinal disorder--a case preceded by exacerbation of gastroesophageal reflux disease]
    Waldemar Elikowski
    Szpital im Józefa Strusia w Poznaniu, Oddzial Chorob Wewnetrznych
    Pol Merkur Lekarski 31:227-32. 2011
    ..The authors review the literature on TC cases which were preceded by digestive system illness, examination or surgery and discuss the possible mechanisms of this relationship...
  16. ncbi request reprint [Oral contraceptives use increases venous thromboembolic risk even for minor surgical procedure - a case report]
    Waldemar Elikowski
    Oddział Chorób Wewnetrznych, Szpital Miejski ZOZ, Poznań Nowe Miasto
    Kardiol Pol 66:1091-4; discussion 1095. 2008
    ..This case proves that contraceptives use may create, irrespectively of the woman age, a possibility of perioperative thromboembolic complications, even for such minor procedure as appendectomy...
  17. ncbi request reprint [Massive pulmonary embolism treated with a reduced dose of alteplase in a patient with acute renal failure]
    Waldemar Elikowski
    Oddział Chorób Wewnetrznych, Szpital Miejski ZOZ, Poznań Nowe Miasto, ul Szwajcarska 3, 61 285 Poznań, Poland
    Kardiol Pol 66:885-8; discussion 888. 2008
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint [Supraventricular tachycardia as a cause of elevated troponin I in a patient with normal coronary arteries]
    Waldemar Elikowski
    Oddział Chorób Wewnetrznych Szpitala Miejskiego ZOZ Poznań Nowe Miasto
    Pol Merkur Lekarski 18:696-9. 2005
    ..In conclusion authors suggest that elevated troponin levels may reflect subendocardial ischaemia and should prompt RF ablation of underlying arrhythmia...
  19. ncbi request reprint [Massive pulmonary embolism in a patient with ulcerative colitis and hyperhomocysteinaemia -- a case report]
    Waldemar Elikowski
    Oddział Chorób Wewnetrznych Szpitala Miejskiego, ul Szwajcarska 3, 61 285 Poznań
    Kardiol Pol 64:405-9; discussion 410. 2006
    ..The authors discuss the pathogenesis of increased thromboembolic risk in inflammatory bowel disease and therapeutic dilemmas connected with treatment of such complications...
  20. ncbi request reprint [Recurrent hemoptysis following thienopyridines and amiodarone administration. therapeutic dilemma]
    Waldemar Elikowski
    Oddzial Chorób Wewnetrznych Szpitala Miejskiego ZOZ Poznań Nowe Miasto
    Pol Arch Med Wewn 114:773-8. 2005
    ..Indobufen (reversible COX- 1 inhibitor) as an antiplatelet therapy was availed. The authors discuss therapeutic dilemma concerning the patient with coexisting different diseases...
  21. ncbi request reprint [Complete heart block due to Wegener's granulomatosis: a case report and literature review]
    Waldemar Elikowski
    Oddział Chorób Wewnetrznych, Szpital Miejski ZOZ Nowe Miasto, ul Szwajcarska 3, 61 285 Poznań
    Kardiol Pol 64:622-7. 2006
    ..The temporary pacing electrode was inserted, followed by permanent DDDR pacemaker implantation on the third day as the block persisted despite WG treatment intensification. Clinical picture showed the disease in a progressive state...
  22. ncbi request reprint [Multifocal ischaemic stroke and myocardial infarction in a woman with occult lung cancer complicated with chronic DIC and thrombotic endocarditis]
    Waldemar Elikowski
    Oddział Chorób Wewnetrznych, Szpital Miejski, ZOZ Poznań Nowe Miasto, Poznan, Poland
    Neurol Neurochir Pol 40:530-5. 2006
    ..The authors point out that in case of multifocal ischaemic stroke and coexistent thrombocytopenia, neoplastic hypercoagulable state and thrombotic endocarditis should be considered...
  23. ncbi request reprint [Complete heart block and Lyme disease: report of two different cases and literature review]
    Waldemar Elikowski
    Oddział Chorób Wewnetrznych Szpitala Miejskiego, ZOZ Poznań Nowe Miasto, ul Szwajcarska 3, 61 285 Poznań, Poland
    Kardiol Pol 65:565-70. 2007
    ..In this case, antibiotic therapy did not influence atrioventricular block, which was well tolerated. This suggested the coexistence of borreliosis and previously unrecognised congenital CHB...
  24. ncbi request reprint [Antiplatelet therapy can unmask an inherited bleeding disorder. Aspirin-like defect of platelets does not protect against atherosclerosis]
    Waldemar Elikowski
    Oddział Chorób Wewnetrznych Szpitala Miejskiego ZOZ Poznań Nowe Miasto, ul Szwajcarska 3, 61 285 Poznań, Poland
    Kardiol Pol 65:985-91; discussion 992-3. 2007
    ..The inherited defect of cyclooxygenase-1, responsible for platelet thromboxane synthesis, did not protect the patient against coronary and extra-cardiac atherosclerosis...
  25. ncbi request reprint [Thrombus in transit - two cases of patients with massive pulmonary embolism treated with thrombolysis]
    Waldemar Elikowski
    Oddział Chorób Wewnetrznych Szpitala Miejskiego ZOZ Poznań Nowe Miasto
    Kardiol Pol 66:669-76; discussion 677. 2008
    ..After alteplase administration following heparin infusion, steady clinical and echocardiographic improvement was observed...
  26. ncbi request reprint Value of rotational angiography (3D-ATG) with contrast agent administration into the right atrium during atrial fibrillation ablation procedures: a preliminary report
    Artur Baszko
    2nd Department of Cardiology, HCP Medical Centre, Poznan University of Medical Sciences, Poznan, Poland
    Kardiol Pol 70:924-30. 2012
    ..Current angiographic systems allow 3D visualisation of anatomical heart structures using rotational angiography...
  27. ncbi request reprint Myocardial infarction in patients aged less than 40 years. Frequency of BclI polymorphism in the fibrinogen beta-chain gene and plasma fibrinogen
    Krzysztof Lewandowski
    Department of Haematology of University of Medical Sciences, Poznan, Poland
    Kardiol Pol 59:205-12. 2003
    ..Several polymorphisms in the genes encoding for three separate chains of fibrinogen have been described. Some of them (Hae III and B854) are associated with elevated fibrinogen plasma level...
  28. ncbi request reprint [Hypocalcemic cardiomyopathy--a reversible type of cardiac failure in a patient with primary hypoparathyroidism and coexisting Fahr's disease]
    Małgorzata Małek
    Odział Chorób Wewnetrznych Szpitala Miejskiego, ZOZ Poznań Nowe Miasto, Poznan, Poland
    Kardiol Pol 58:129-34. 2003
    ..The effects of calcium ions and parathyroid hormone on myocardial contractility, ECG changes and serum CK activity are discussed...
  29. ncbi request reprint [Profound thrombocytopenia after abciximab administration in acute myocardial infarction and stent thrombosis following thrombocytopenia remission--a case report]
    Waldemar Elikowski
    Oddział Chorób Wewnetrznych Szpitala Miejskiego ZOZ, Poznań Nowe Miasto
    Kardiol Pol 62:44-7; discussion 48. 2005
    ..c. heparin was performed and ischemia symptoms subsided. The platelet value before the patient's discharge, on subsequent therapy with ASA and clopidogrel, increased to 300 G/L. A review of current literature on this topic is provided...
  30. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of C807T mutation of glycoprotein Ia gene among young male survivors of myocardial infarction: a relation with coronary angiography results
    Krzysztof Lewandowski
    Department of Haematology, University of Medical Sciences, ul Szamarzewskiego 89, 60 569 Poznan, Poland
    Kardiol Pol 63:107-13; discussion114. 2005
    ..Moreover, platelet thrombus formation is significantly influenced by genetic variations of the GPIb alpha and GPIa receptors and is dependent on the blood flow rate...
  31. ncbi request reprint [Comparison of whole blood viscosity in vascular diseases]
    Piotr Kowal
    Pracownia Reologiczna Katedry Neurologii AM w Poznaniu
    Pol Merkur Lekarski 15:515-7. 2003
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Comparison of three rheological models of shear flow behavior studied on blood samples from post-infarction patients
    Anna Marcinkowska-Gapinska
    Rheological Laboratory, Department of Neurology, University of Medical Sciences, Przybyszewskiego 49 Str, 60 355 Poznan, Poland
    Med Biol Eng Comput 45:837-44. 2007
    ..Our results suggest that aspirin does not affect blood rheological properties, while acenocoumarol may slightly alter red cell deformability and rouleaux formation...
  33. ncbi request reprint [Cardiac tamponade in hypothyroidism. Probability of coexisting viral pericarditis--a case report]
    Waldemar Elikowski
    Oddział Chorób Wewnetrznych Szpitala Miejskiego ZOZ Poznań Nowe Miasto, Poznan
    Kardiol Pol 62:575-8. 2005
    ..Two months before hospitalization she had symptoms of viral infection. A review of current literature on the subject is presented...