Grzegorz Opolski

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Country: Poland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint One‑year follow‑up of the Polish subset of the RecordAF registry of patients with newly diagnosed atrial fibrillation
    Grzegorz Opolski
    1st Department of Cardiology, Medical University of Warsaw, Warszawa, Poland
    Pol Arch Med Wewn 123:238-45. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular therapy, diagnostic procedures, and control of risk factors in patients with diabetes or coronary artery disease in Poland: the Kardia‑Pol registry
    Grzegorz Opolski
    1st Department of Cardiology, Warsaw Medical University, Independent Public Central Clinical Hospital, Warszawa, Poland
    Pol Arch Med Wewn 122:413-21. 2012
  3. pmc Improving the management of non-ST elevation acute coronary syndromes: systematic evaluation of a quality improvement programme European QUality Improvement Programme for Acute Coronary Syndrome: the EQUIP-ACS project protocol and design
    Marcus D Flather
    Clinical Trials and Evaluation Unit, Royal Brompton Hospital, Sydney Street, SW7 6NP, UK
    Trials 11:5. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint The recurrence after ten years - "mother in-law variant" of tako-tsubo syndrome
    Grzegorz Opolski
    Department of Cardiology, Warsaw Medical University, Warsaw, Poland
    Kardiol Pol 68:557-61. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Baseline characteristics of patients from Poland enrolled in the global registry of patients with recently diagnosed atrial fibrillation (RecordAF)
    Grzegorz Opolski
    1st Department of Cardiology, Warsaw Medical University, Warsaw, Poland
    Kardiol Pol 68:546-54. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Clinical presentation, treatment, and long-term outcomes in patients with takotsubo cardiomyopathy. Experience of a single cardiology center
    Grzegorz Opolski
    1st Department of Cardiology, Medical University of Warsaw, Independent Public Central Clinical Hospital, Warszawa, Poland
    Pol Arch Med Wewn 120:231-6. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Admission B-type natriuretic peptide assessment improves early risk stratification by Killip classes and TIMI risk score in patients with acute ST elevation myocardial infarction treated with primary angioplasty
    Marcin Grabowski
    1st Department of Cardiology, Medical University of Warsaw, Central University Hospital, 1a Banacha St 02 097 Warsaw, Poland
    Int J Cardiol 115:386-90. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Baseline platelet reactivity in acute myocardial infarction treated with primary angioplasty--influence on myocardial reperfusion, left ventricular performance, and clinical events
    Zenon Huczek
    1st Department of Cardiology, Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
    Am Heart J 154:62-70. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Factors responsible for "aspirin resistance" - can we identify them?
    Marek Postuła
    1st Department of Cardiology, Warsaw Medical University, Warsaw, Poland
    Kardiol Pol 68:403-11; discussion 412-3. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Prospective comparison of the 5 most popular risk scores in clinical use for unselected patients with acute coronary syndrome
    Krzysztof J Filipiak
    1st Chair and Department of Cardiology, Central University Hospital, Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
    Circ J 75:167-73. 2011

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  1. ncbi request reprint One‑year follow‑up of the Polish subset of the RecordAF registry of patients with newly diagnosed atrial fibrillation
    Grzegorz Opolski
    1st Department of Cardiology, Medical University of Warsaw, Warszawa, Poland
    Pol Arch Med Wewn 123:238-45. 2013
    ..Data on real-life management of atrial fibrillation (AF) in Poland is limited...
  2. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular therapy, diagnostic procedures, and control of risk factors in patients with diabetes or coronary artery disease in Poland: the Kardia‑Pol registry
    Grzegorz Opolski
    1st Department of Cardiology, Warsaw Medical University, Independent Public Central Clinical Hospital, Warszawa, Poland
    Pol Arch Med Wewn 122:413-21. 2012
    ..Diabetes mellitus (DM) and coronary artery disease (CAD) are associated with increased cardiovascular risk...
  3. pmc Improving the management of non-ST elevation acute coronary syndromes: systematic evaluation of a quality improvement programme European QUality Improvement Programme for Acute Coronary Syndrome: the EQUIP-ACS project protocol and design
    Marcus D Flather
    Clinical Trials and Evaluation Unit, Royal Brompton Hospital, Sydney Street, SW7 6NP, UK
    Trials 11:5. 2010
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint The recurrence after ten years - "mother in-law variant" of tako-tsubo syndrome
    Grzegorz Opolski
    Department of Cardiology, Warsaw Medical University, Warsaw, Poland
    Kardiol Pol 68:557-61. 2010
    ..Little data exists regarding the recurrence of the disease, especially over the long-term follow-up. We present a case of relapse of LVAB after ten years...
  5. ncbi request reprint Baseline characteristics of patients from Poland enrolled in the global registry of patients with recently diagnosed atrial fibrillation (RecordAF)
    Grzegorz Opolski
    1st Department of Cardiology, Warsaw Medical University, Warsaw, Poland
    Kardiol Pol 68:546-54. 2010
    ..The RecordAF study is the first worldwide, prospective, observational survey on the management of patients with recently diagnosed atrial fibrillation (AF)...
  6. ncbi request reprint Clinical presentation, treatment, and long-term outcomes in patients with takotsubo cardiomyopathy. Experience of a single cardiology center
    Grzegorz Opolski
    1st Department of Cardiology, Medical University of Warsaw, Independent Public Central Clinical Hospital, Warszawa, Poland
    Pol Arch Med Wewn 120:231-6. 2010
    ..Takotsubo cardiomyopathy (TTC) is a rare transient cardiomyopathy mimicking acute coronary syndrome (ACS)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Admission B-type natriuretic peptide assessment improves early risk stratification by Killip classes and TIMI risk score in patients with acute ST elevation myocardial infarction treated with primary angioplasty
    Marcin Grabowski
    1st Department of Cardiology, Medical University of Warsaw, Central University Hospital, 1a Banacha St 02 097 Warsaw, Poland
    Int J Cardiol 115:386-90. 2007
    ..TIMI risk score for ST elevation acute myocardial infarction (STEMI) and Killip classes are simple tools for early risk stratification...
  8. ncbi request reprint Baseline platelet reactivity in acute myocardial infarction treated with primary angioplasty--influence on myocardial reperfusion, left ventricular performance, and clinical events
    Zenon Huczek
    1st Department of Cardiology, Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
    Am Heart J 154:62-70. 2007
    ..We sought to determine whether platelet reactivity predicts impaired myocardial reperfusion, left ventricular (LV) dysfunction, and clinical events in an unselected group of patients with STEMI...
  9. ncbi request reprint Factors responsible for "aspirin resistance" - can we identify them?
    Marek Postuła
    1st Department of Cardiology, Warsaw Medical University, Warsaw, Poland
    Kardiol Pol 68:403-11; discussion 412-3. 2010
    ..The term "ASA resistance" has been used to describe not only the lack of expected pharmacologic effects of ASA on platelets but also poor clinical outcomes, such as recurrent vascular events, in patients treated with ASA...
  10. ncbi request reprint Prospective comparison of the 5 most popular risk scores in clinical use for unselected patients with acute coronary syndrome
    Krzysztof J Filipiak
    1st Chair and Department of Cardiology, Central University Hospital, Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
    Circ J 75:167-73. 2011
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of B-type natriuretic peptide levels on admission in patients with acute ST elevation myocardial infarction
    Marcin Grabowski
    1st Department of Cardiology, Medical University of Warsaw, Central University Hospital, Warsaw, Poland
    Acta Cardiol 60:537-42. 2005
    ..To assess the relation between B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) levels on admission in ST elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) and short-term, all-cause mortality...
  12. ncbi request reprint Prognostic significance of platelet function in the early phase of ST-elevation myocardial infarction treated with primary angioplasty
    Zenon Huczek
    1st Department of Cardiology, Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
    Med Sci Monit 14:CR144-51. 2008
    ..The aim was to determine the frequency and clinical significance of inadequate inhibition of two major platelet activation pathways: the thromboxane A2 (TXA2)- and ADP-dependent, in the early phase of STEMI...
  13. ncbi request reprint Rate control vs rhythm control in patients with nonvalvular persistent atrial fibrillation: the results of the Polish How to Treat Chronic Atrial Fibrillation (HOT CAFE) Study
    Grzegorz Opolski
    Department of Cardiology, Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
    Chest 126:476-86. 2004
    ..The relative risks and benefits of strategies of rate control vs rhythm control in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) remain to be fully explored...
  14. ncbi request reprint Do statins influence platelet reactivity on acetylsalicylic acid therapy in patients with type 2 diabetes?
    Marek Postula
    Department of Cardiology, Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
    Cardiol J 19:494-500. 2012
    ..This study was performed to establish the prevalence of high platelet reactivity (HPR) on ASA in T2DM and to identify its predictors...
  15. doi request reprint Can obstructive sleep apnea be a cause of in-stent thrombosis?
    Anna Hrynkiewicz-Szymanska
    Department of Cardiology, The Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
    Sleep Breath 15:607-9. 2011
    ..According to the new universal definition of myocardial infarction patient was finally recognized acute ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction type 4b with additional diagnosis of severe obstructive sleep apnea and overweight...
  16. ncbi request reprint Long-term sinus rhythm maintenance after cardioversion of persistent atrial fibrillation: is the treatment's success predictable?
    Dariusz A Kosior
    Department of Cardiology, Medical University of Warsaw, Banacha str 1A, 02 097 Warsaw, Poland
    Heart Vessels 21:375-81. 2006
    ..83; 95% confidence interval: 1.03-2.95; P < 0.01). Of all the considered variables only LA area and FS value seem to be relatively reliable predictors of SR sustainability at 1 year after an effective cardioversion of persistent AF...
  17. ncbi request reprint Electrocardiographic features and prognosis in acute diagonal or marginal branch occlusion
    Filip M Szymanski
    1st Department of Cardiology, Medical University of Warsaw, 02 097 Warsaw, Poland
    Am J Emerg Med 25:170-3. 2007
    ..Prevalence of borderline ECG changes in patients with acute coronary occlusion confirms how important is precise ECG interpretation usually initially done by ED physician...
  18. ncbi request reprint Impact of sinus rhythm restoration and maintenance on left ventricular function and exercise tolerance in patients with persistent atrial fibrillation
    Dariusz A Kosior
    Department of Cardiology, Medical Academy, Warsaw, Poland
    Kardiol Pol 63:36-47; discussion 48-9. 2005
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and tolerability of oral propafenone versus quinidine in the treatment of recent onset atrial fibrillation: A randomized, prospective study
    Dariusz A Kosior
    Department of Cardiology, Warsaw Medical University, Warszawa, Poland
    Cardiol J 16:521-7. 2009
    ..A prospective, randomized study was conducted to evaluate the efficacy and tolerability of oral propafenone and quinidine for the conversion of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation (AF)...
  20. doi request reprint Medium on-treatment platelet reactivity to ADP is favorable in patients with acute coronary syndromes undergoing coronary stenting
    Zenon Huczek
    1st Department of Cardiology, The Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
    Platelets 22:521-9. 2011
    ..12-0.77, p = 0.012). In conclusion, low PR to ADP is associated with increased hazard of bleeding and poses similar combined risk of bleeding and ischemic events as high PR. Medium PR predicts favorable net outcome in ACS patients...
  21. ncbi request reprint Prognostic implications of myocardial necrosis triad markers' concentration measured at admission in patients with suspected acute coronary syndrome
    Filip M Szymanski
    1st Department of Cardiology, Medical University of Warsaw, 02 097 Warsaw, Poland
    Am J Emerg Med 25:65-8. 2007
    ..6% for patients with nonpositive marker, 3.4% for patients with 1 positive marker, and 11.5% for patients with at least 2 positive markers (P = .001 for trend)...
  22. ncbi request reprint The cost comparison of rhythm and rate control strategies in persistent atrial fibrillation
    Arkadiusz Pietrasik
    Department of Cardiology, Medical University of Warsaw, Poland
    Int J Cardiol 118:21-7. 2007
    ..To that effect we conducted detailed analysis of the related costs and other relevant data collected in the course of the HOT CAFE study...
  23. doi request reprint Are normal coronary arteries a typical feature of apical ballooning syndrome?
    Zenon Huczek
    1st Department of Cardiology, The Medical University of Warsaw, Central University Hospital, 02 097 Warsaw, Poland
    Am J Emerg Med 26:965.e1-4. 2008
    ..We describe a case of a woman with ultrasonographically confirmed tight stenosis in the right coronary artery, yet showing all other characteristics of ABS...
  24. ncbi request reprint Does time delay between the primary cardiac arrest and PCI affect outcome?
    Filip M Szymanski
    First Department of Cardiology, Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
    Acta Cardiol 64:633-7. 2009
    ..The aim of our study was to determine differences in prognosis between patients with CA before, during, and after PCI...
  25. ncbi request reprint Mean platelet volume on admission predicts impaired reperfusion and long-term mortality in acute myocardial infarction treated with primary percutaneous coronary intervention
    Zenon Huczek
    1st Department of Cardiology, The Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
    J Am Coll Cardiol 46:284-90. 2005
    ....
  26. doi request reprint Baseline platelet size is increased in patients with acute coronary syndromes developing early stent thrombosis and predicts future residual platelet reactivity. A case-control study
    Zenon Huczek
    Ist Department of Cardiology, The Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
    Thromb Res 125:406-12. 2010
    ..We sought to evaluate the impact of baseline platelet indices on the occurrence of early ST and future residual platelet reactivity...
  27. ncbi request reprint Effects of sinus rhythm restoration in patients with persistent atrial fibrillation: a clinical, echocardiographic and hormonal study
    Beata Wożakowska-Kapłon
    Department of Cardiology, Regional District Hospital, Swietokrzyskie Centrum Kardiologii, ul Grunwaldzka 45, 25 736 Kielce, Poland
    Int J Cardiol 96:171-6. 2004
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Effects of exercise testing on natriuretic peptide secretion in patients with atrial fibrillation
    Beata Wożakowska-Kapłon
    1st Department of Cardiology, Centre of Cardiology, Kielce, Poland
    Kardiol Pol 67:254-61. 2009
    ..However, the role of BNP in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) and normal left ventricular function has not yet been determined...
  29. ncbi request reprint 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...
  30. ncbi request reprint Relation between impaired antiplatelet response to clopidogrel and possible pleiotropic effects
    Lukasz A Malek
    1st Department of Cardiology, Medical University of Warsaw, 1a Banacha Str, Warsaw 02 097, Poland
    J Thromb Thrombolysis 24:301-5. 2007
    ..The study was designed to determine whether impaired antiplatelet response to clopidogrel but not to aspirin may be responsible for loss of pleiotropic effects of the drug...
  31. doi request reprint Hypertension as a predictive factor for survival outcomes in patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma treated with sunitinib after progression on cytokines
    Sebastian Szmit
    Department of Oncology, Military Institute of Medicine, Warsaw, Poland
    Kidney Blood Press Res 35:18-25. 2012
    ..Secondary objectives included overall survival (OS) and safety...
  32. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of myocardial necrosis triad markers for predicting 4-year mortality in patients with suspected acute coronary syndrome
    Filip M Szymanski
    First Department of Cardiology, Medical University of Warsaw, Poland
    Acta Cardiol 63:473-7. 2008
    ..The aim of the study was to analyse the prognostic implications of 3 myocardial necrosis markers measured at admission in the long-term observation...
  33. doi request reprint Lack of effect of common single nucleotide polymorphisms in leukotriene pathway genes on platelet reactivity in patients with diabetes
    Marek Rosiak
    Department of Cardiology, Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw 02 927, Poland
    Mol Med Rep 8:853-60. 2013
    ..The results of our study suggest that certain polymorphisms of the LT pathway are not associated with altered platelet reactivity and the measured LTs in diabetic patients treated with ASA. ..
  34. doi request reprint Periprocedural myocardial damage during percutaneous coronary intervention: a point-of-care platelet testing and intravascular ultrasound/virtual histology study
    Marcin Michalak
    1st Department of Cardiology, The Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
    Kardiol Pol 71:325-33. 2013
    ..However, to date the abovementioned features have not been investigated simultaneously in one population...
  35. pmc Effect of common single-nucleotide polymorphisms in acetylsalicylic acid metabolic pathway genes on platelet reactivity in patients with diabetes
    Marek Postula
    Department of Cardiology, Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland and Department of Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology, Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland and Department of Noninvasive Cardiology and Hypertension, Central Clinical Hospital, Ministry of the Interior, Warsaw, Poland
    Med Sci Monit 19:394-408. 2013
    ..Conclusions The results of our study failed to confirm that the selected variants in the genes within the ASA metabolic pathway might contribute to platelet reactivity in a diabetic population treated with ASA...
  36. ncbi request reprint All-cause readmission and repeat revascularization after percutaneous coronary intervention
    Beata Przybysz-Zdunek
    1 st Chair and Department of Cardiology, Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
    Cardiol J 19:174-9. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to assess re-hospitalization and repeat revascularization within 30 days of the initial hospitalization for PCI, using data from Opolskie Voivodeship, National Health Fund (NHF) Registry...
  37. doi request reprint New single nucleotide polymorphisms associated with differences in platelets reactivity in patients with type 2 diabetes treated with acetylsalicylic acid: genome-wide association approach and pooled DNA strategy
    Marek Postula
    Department of Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology, Medical University of Warsaw, 26 28 Krakowskie Przedmiescie, 02 927 Warsaw, Poland
    J Thromb Thrombolysis 36:65-73. 2013
    ..e. impaired ASA response) when compared with homozygotes for wild-type allele. The genome-wide approach might provide an opportunity to identify novel candidate genes and pathways related to platelet activation in diabetic patients...
  38. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of safety and the success rate of cryoballoon ablation of the pulmonary vein ostia in patients with atrial fibrillation--a preliminary report
    Edward Kozluk
    Medical University, Warsaw, Poland
    Kardiol Pol 68:175-80. 2010
    ..Cryoballon isolation of the pulmonary veins has recently emerged as a promissing technique for ablation of atrial fibrillation (AF)...
  39. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic value of BNP in suspected perimyocarditis--a preliminary report
    Marcin Grabowski
    Department of Cardiology, Medical Academy, Warsaw, Poland
    Kardiol Pol 61:451-8; discussion 459-60. 2004
    ..Plasma b-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) is a marker of the hemodynamical impairment of the heart. Its diagnostic role in patients with acute perimyocarditis has not yet been examined...
  40. pmc Association between variants on chromosome 4q25, 16q22 and 1q21 and atrial fibrillation in the Polish population
    Marek Kiliszek
    First Department of Cardiology, Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
    PLoS ONE 6:e21790. 2011
    ..Genome-wide studies have shown that polymorphisms on chromosome 4q25, 16q22 and 1q21 correlate with atrial fibrillation (AF). However, the distribution of these polymorphisms differs significantly among populations...
  41. doi request reprint The high risk of obstructive sleep apnea--an independent risk factor of erectile dysfunction in ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction patients
    Filip M Szymanski
    Department of Cardiology, The Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
    J Sex Med 8:1434-8. 2011
    ..Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is associated with several cardiovascular conditions such as hypertension, ischemic heart disease, arrhythmias, and erectile dysfunction (ED)...
  42. pmc Altered gene expression pattern in peripheral blood mononuclear cells in patients with acute myocardial infarction
    Marek Kiliszek
    First Chair and Department of Cardiology, Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
    PLoS ONE 7:e50054. 2012
    ..The aim of our study was to establish gene expression patterns in leukocytes from acute myocardial infarction patients...
  43. ncbi request reprint Rhythm control versus rate control in patients with persistent atrial fibrillation. Results of the HOT CAFE Polish Study
    Grzegorz Opolski
    Chair and Department of Internal Medicine and Cardiology, Medical Academy, Warsaw, Poland
    Kardiol Pol 59:1-16; discussion 15-16. 2003
    ..Which of these two strategies is superior, has not yet been definitively established...
  44. ncbi request reprint Serum B-type natriuretic peptide levels on admission predict not only short-term death but also angiographic success of procedure in patients with acute ST-elevation myocardial infarction treated with primary angioplasty
    Marcin Grabowski
    First Department of Cardiology, Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
    Am Heart J 148:655-62. 2004
    ..Few data are available for BNP levels obtained on admission in patients with acute ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) treated with primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI)...
  45. ncbi request reprint Serial antiarrhythmic therapy: role of amiodarone in prevention of atrial fibrillation recurrence--a lesson from the HOT CAFE Polish Study
    Dariusz A Kosior
    Department of Cardiology, Medical University of Warsaw and Municipal Hospital, Kielce, Poland
    Cardiology 104:35-44. 2005
    ..This prospective study evaluates the efficacy of sequential antiarrhythmic drug therapy in sinus rhythm (SR) maintenance after successful elective CV in patients with persistent nonvalvular AF...
  46. ncbi request reprint Manageability of acute severe heart failure complicated with left ventricular thrombosis during therapy for breast cancer
    Sebastian Szmit
    First Department of Cardiology, Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
    Int Heart J 51:141-5. 2010
    ..The findings contradict other opinions that trastuzumab-related acute heart failure is analogous to stunning or hibernation and recovers without specific cardiac treatment...
  47. ncbi request reprint The dubious value of echocardiographic and plasma ANP measurements in predicting outcome of cardioversion in patients with persistent atrial fibrillation
    Beata Wożakowska-Kapłon
    Department of Cardiology, Regional District Hospital, Kielce, Poland
    Int J Cardiol 103:280-5. 2005
    ....
  48. ncbi request reprint Exercise urotensin II dynamics in myocardial infarction survivors with and without hypertension
    Adam Rdzanek
    1st Chair and Department of Cardiology, Central University Hospital, Medical University of Warsaw, Poland
    Int J Cardiol 110:175-8. 2006
    ..Therefore we sought to determine U-II dynamics during exercise in myocardial infarction survivors with and without hypertension...
  49. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic value of multislice computed tomography reconstructions in the assessment of the patient with the marginal branch occlusion
    Filip M Szymanski
    1st Department of Cardiology, The Medical University of Warsaw, Poland
    Clin Cardiol 30:255-6. 2007
  50. ncbi request reprint Factors determining long-term maintenance of sinus rhythm after cardioversion of persistent atrial fibrillation
    Dariusz Kosior
    Chair and Department of Cardiology, Medical University of Warsaw, Poland
    Kardiol Pol 59:128-41; commentary 141. 2003
    ..Long-term maintenance of sinus rhythm (SR) after successful cardioversion (CV) of persistent atrial fibrillation (AF) carries a low risk of stroke and may avoid the risks associated with anticoagulation...
  51. ncbi request reprint Utility of stress echocardiography in selecting the optimal mitral valve procedure in patients with severe ischemic mitral regurgitation undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting
    Janusz Kochanowski
    Department of Cardiology, Medical University of Warsaw, Warszawa, Poland
    Pol Arch Med Wewn 122:217-25. 2012
    ..The complex pathomechanism of FIMR and its dynamic nature make it difficult to develop effective therapeutic methods...
  52. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of catheter ablation in patients with an electrical storm
    Edward Kozluk
    1st Department of Cardiology, Medical University, Warsaw, Poland
    Kardiol Pol 69:665-70. 2011
    ..Electrical storm (ES) is a life-threatening condition requiring prompt and effective therapy. This may be achieved by the use of catheter ablation...
  53. doi request reprint The effect of off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting on platelet activation in patients on aspirin therapy until surgery day
    Grzegorz Suwalski
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Ist Chair of Cardiology, Medical University of Warsaw, Banacha 1a Street, Warsaw, Poland
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 34:365-9; discussion 369. 2008
    ..We sought to determine whether continuation of aspirin until surgery day suppresses platelet activity in the early period after off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting (OPCAB)...
  54. ncbi request reprint The effects of left ventricular diastolic function on natriuretic peptide levels after cardioversion of atrial fibrillation
    Dawid Bakowski
    Department of Cardiology, Centre of Cardiology, Kielce, Poland
    Kardiol Pol 67:361-7. 2009
    ..Aim: To evaluate the influence of sinus rhythm restoration on ANP and BNP levels in patients with normal and impaired LV diastolic function...
  55. doi request reprint The effect of doubling the dose of acetylsalicylic acid (ASA) on platelet function parameters in patients with type 2 diabetes and platelet hyperreactivity during treatment with 75 mg of ASA: a subanalysis of the AVOCADO study
    Marek Rosiak
    Department of Cardiology, Warsaw Medical University, Warsaw, Poland
    Kardiol Pol 71:552-7. 2013
    ..Unfortunately, some patients show HPR despite treatment with ASA...
  56. pmc Increased risk of minor bleeding and antiplatelet therapy cessation in patients with acute coronary syndromes and low on-aspirin platelet reactivity. A prospective cohort study
    Zenon Huczek
    Ist Chair and Department of Cardiology, The Medical University of Warsaw, 1A Banacha Street, 02 097, Warsaw, Poland
    J Thromb Thrombolysis 36:22-30. 2013
    ..The possible impact of LAPR on major bleeding needs to be determined in larger trials...
  57. ncbi request reprint Osborn waves during therapeutic hypothermia in a young ST-ACS patient after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
    Filip M Szymanski
    Department of Cardiology, Medical University of Warsaw, Poland
    Kardiol Pol 71:88-90. 2013
    ..During HT on ECG, we observed Osborn waves, which resolved spontaneously after re-warming. After five days of recovery, the patient scored 15 on GCS and did not show any neurological deficits...
  58. ncbi request reprint Improvement in exercise performance after successful cardioversion in patients with persistent atrial fibrillation and symptoms of heart failure
    Beata Wożakowska-Kapłon
    Department of Cardiology, Regional District Hospital, Kielce, Poland
    Kardiol Pol 59:213-23. 2003
    ..In more severe cases, the hemodynamic alterations can result in heart failure...
  59. ncbi request reprint Transcatheter aortic valve implantation using direct aortic access: first procedures in Poland
    Radosław Wilimski
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, The Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
    Kardiol Pol 70:486-93. 2012
    ..In this article, we report the first Polish experience of two successful TAVI procedures with bioprostheses (both balloon- and self-expandable) delivered using direct aortic access...
  60. ncbi request reprint Aortic dissection involving ostium of right coronary artery as the reason of myocardial infarction
    Grzegorz J Horszczaruk
    1st Department of Cardiology, The Medical University of Warsaw, Poland
    Eur Heart J 27:518. 2006
  61. ncbi request reprint Differences between cardiologists and internists in the management of heart failure. Medical guidelines compared with every-day practice
    Sławomir Stawicki
    Department of Cardiology, Medical Academy, Warsaw, Poland
    Kardiol Pol 61:431-9; discussion 440-1. 2004
    ..Large, randomised studies documented the role of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors (ACE-I) and beta-blockers in the reduction of mortality and morbidity in CHF...
  62. ncbi request reprint Statin therapy and mortality among patients hospitalized with heart failure and preserved left ventricular function--a preliminary report
    Marek Roik
    Department of Cardiology, Medical University, Warsaw, Poland
    Acta Cardiol 63:683-92. 2008
    ..No therapy has been proved to be beneficial for patients with heart failure and preserved ejection fraction (PLVEF)...
  63. ncbi request reprint Images in cardiovascular medicine. Drug-induced long-QT syndrome with macroscopic T-wave alternans
    Marcin Grabowski
    1st Department of Cardiology, Medical University of Warsaw, Poland
    Circulation 110:e459-60. 2004
  64. doi request reprint Transesophageal real time three-dimensional echocardiography in assessment of partial atrioventricular septal defect
    Radoslaw Piatkowski
    Department of Cardiology, Medical University of Warsaw, Poland
    Echocardiography 26:1092-4. 2009
    ..We present a practical application of real time three-dimensional transesophageal echocardiography in a 67-year-old male patient with congenital heart disease...
  65. doi request reprint Dislocation of Amplatzer septal occluder device after closure of secundum atrial septal defect
    Radoslaw Piatkowski
    1st Department of Cardiology, Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 23:1007.e1-2. 2010
    ..Strict selection criteria and the choice of the device may help reduce the incidence of complications such as dislocation of the occluder into the right atrium following the percutaneous device closure of an atrial septal defect...
  66. ncbi request reprint The LocaLisa system as the key to shortening the procedure duration and fluoroscopy time during ablation of atrial fibrillation
    Edward Kozluk
    1st Department of Cardiology, Medical University of Warsaw, Poland
    Kardiol Pol 66:624-9; discussion 630-1. 2008
    ..Ablation of atrial fibrillation (AF) can be difficult and time-consuming. Systems facilitating catheter navigation may be helpful...
  67. ncbi request reprint White blood cell transcriptome correlates with renal function in acute heart failure
    Sebastian Szmit
    First Department of Cardiology, Medical University of Warsaw, Poland
    Int Heart J 53:117-24. 2012
    ..Future studies of blood-cell transcriptomic profiles in patients with AHF will provide further insights into the molecular pathogenesis of this cardiorenal disorder...
  68. doi request reprint Differences in encapsulating lead tissue in patients who underwent transvenous lead removal
    Agnieszka Kołodzińska
    Department of Cardiology, Medical University of Warsaw, 1A Banacha Street, 02 097 Warsaw, Poland
    Europace 14:994-1001. 2012
    ..The aim of our study was to characterize specific tissue reaction of encapsulating lead tissue in patients who underwent transvenous lead removal and evaluate condition of the outer leads' insulation...
  69. ncbi request reprint Plasma adiponectin levels in acute myocardial infarction and during the postinfarction recovery period in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Przemysław Krasnodebski
    Department of Gastroenterology and Metabolic Diseases, Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
    Kardiol Pol 69:924-30. 2011
    ..Adiponectin levels are decreased in patients with cardiovascular diseases and type 2 diabetes (DM)...
  70. ncbi request reprint No correlation between atrial natriuretic peptide concentrations and echocardiographic measurements of left atrial size or left ventricular size and function in patients with persistent atrial fibrillation
    Beata Wozakowska-Kaplon
    Department of Cardiology, Regional District Hospital, Kielce, Poland
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 28:S110-4. 2005
    ..Plasma ANP concentrations were independent of echocardiographic measurements of LA size or LV size and function in patients with persistent AF...
  71. ncbi request reprint Serum troponin I and myoglobin after monophasic versus biphasic transthoracic shocks for cardioversion of persistent atrial fibrillation
    Dariusz Artur Kosior
    Department of Cardiology, Central Clinical Hospital, Medical University of Warsaw, Poland
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 28:S128-32. 2005
    ..45, P < 0.02 for Myo and r = 0.47, P = 0.01 for cTnI). It is concluded that in cardioversion of AF, biphasic are more effective than monophasic and may cause less myocardial injury...
  72. ncbi request reprint Inflammatory response to acute coronary syndrome in patients with coexistent periodontal disease
    Maciej R Czerniuk
    Department of Periodontology and Oral Diseases, Medical University of Warsaw, Poland
    J Periodontol 75:1020-6. 2004
    ..The aim of the study was to evaluate the influence of periodontal disease on the intensity and dynamics of the inflammatory response in patients with acute coronary syndrome and coexistent periodontal diseases...
  73. doi request reprint Improvement of cardiopulmonary exercise capacity after radiofrequency ablation in patient with preexcitation during sinus rhythm: a new definition of symptomatic preexcitation?
    Sebastian Szmit
    1st Department of Cardiology, Medical University of Warsaw, Poland
    Heart Rhythm 5:1323-6. 2008
    ....
  74. ncbi request reprint Cognitive disorders in elderly patients with permanent atrial fibrillation
    Beata Wożakowska-Kapłon
    1st Department of Cardiology, Centre of Cardiology, 25 736 Kielce, Poland
    Kardiol Pol 67:487-93. 2009
    ..5%. In subjects over 80 years AF is the single leading cause of major stroke. Moreover, about 25% of patients with AF in the absence of neurological deficits have tomographic signs of one or more silent cerebral infarcts...
  75. ncbi request reprint Real-time three-dimensional echocardiography in transient left apical ballooning syndrome
    Marcin Grabowski
    1st Department of Cardiology, Medical University of Warsaw, Poland Department of Medical Informatics and Telemedicine, Medical University of Warsaw, Poland
    Int J Cardiol 129:e69-70. 2008
    ..We present the real-time three-dimensional echocardiography in a patient who suffered a transient left apical ballooning syndrome...
  76. ncbi request reprint Leptin in acute myocardial infarction and period of convalescence in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Przemysław Krasnodebski
    Department of Gastroenterology and Metabolic Diseases, Warsaw Medical University, Warsaw, Poland
    Kardiol Pol 68:648-53. 2010
    ..Leptin is associated with development of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Aim: To evaluate leptin concentrations in acute myocardial infarction and in the period of convalescence in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus...
  77. ncbi request reprint Atrial natriuretic peptide before and after cardioversion of persistent atrial fibrillation
    Beata Wożakowska-Kapłon
    Department of Cardiology, Regional District Hospital, Kielce, Poland
    Kardiol Pol 58:255-63. 2003
    ..Studies on the neurohormonal remodelling in patients with AF are becoming increasingly important because they may improve the treatment of AF...
  78. ncbi request reprint Availability of automated external defibrillators in the city of Warsaw - status for May 2009
    Andrzej Cacko
    1st Department of Cardiology, Medical University, Warsaw, Poland
    Kardiol Pol 68:41-6. 2010
    ..Therefore, the ERC recommends providing AED in public locations with a high incidence of cardiac arrests...
  79. ncbi request reprint ["Chest pain units" in Polish health care systems?--Does theory translate into practice?]
    Krzysztof J Filipiak
    I Katedra i Klinika Kardiologii Akademii Medycznej, Warszawa, Poland
    Kardiol Pol 60:598-602. 2004
  80. ncbi request reprint [Cardiologic health care in Poland--report from cardiology consultants in the year 2003]
    Andrzej Cieslinski
    I Katedra i Klinika Kardiologii AM, Warsaw, Poland
    Kardiol Pol 60:162-7. 2004