Wojciech Plazak

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Affiliation: Polish Academy of Sciences
Country: Poland

Publications

  1. ncbi Heart structure and function in patients with generalized autoimmune diseases: echocardiography with tissue Doppler study
    Wojciech Plazak
    Department of Cardiac and Vascular Diseases, John Paul 2nd Hospital, Krakow, Poland
    Acta Cardiol 66:159-65. 2011
  2. pmc Influence of atorvastatin on coronary calcifications and myocardial perfusion defects in systemic lupus erythematosus patients: a prospective, randomized, double-masked, placebo-controlled study
    Wojciech Plazak
    Department of Cardiac and Vascular Diseases, John Paul II Hospital, Jagiellonian University Medical College, Pradnicka Str 80, 31 202 Krakow, Poland
    Arthritis Res Ther 13:R117. 2011
  3. pmc Assessment of left ventricle function in aortic stenosis: mitral annular plane systolic excursion is not inferior to speckle tracking echocardiography derived global longitudinal peak strain
    Joanna Luszczak
    Department of Cardiac and Vascular Diseases, Jagiellonian University Medical College, John Paul II Hospital, Pradnicka 80, 31 202 Krakow, Poland
    Cardiovasc Ultrasound 11:45. 2013
  4. pmc Influence of chronic inflammation and autoimmunity on coronary calcifications and myocardial perfusion defects in systemic lupus erythematosus patients
    Wojciech Plazak
    Department of Cardiac and Vascular Diseases, The John Paul II Hospital, Jagiellonian University Medical College, ul Pradnicka 80, 31 202 Krakow, Poland
    Inflamm Res 60:973-80. 2011
  5. pmc Assessment of left ventricle function in patients with symptomatic and asymptomatic aortic stenosis by 2-dimensional speckle-tracking imaging
    Joanna Luszczak
    Department of Cardiac and Vascular Diseases, Jagiellonian University Medical College, John Paul II Hospital, Cracow, Poland
    Med Sci Monit 18:MT91-6. 2012
  6. pmc Reactivity of pulmonary circulation and right ventricle function to inhaled nitric oxide in systemic sclerosis patients
    Wojciech Plazak
    Department of Cardiac and Vascular Diseases, John Paul II Hospital, Jagiellonian University Medical College, Pradnicka Str 80, 31 202 Krakow, Poland
    Clin Rheumatol 31:99-104. 2012
  7. ncbi Heart structure and function in systemic sclerosis
    Wojciech Plazak
    Department of Cardiac and Vascular Diseases, Collegium Medicum, Jagiellonian University, Kopernika Str 19 31 501 Kraków, Poland
    Eur J Dermatol 12:257-62. 2002

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Publications7

  1. ncbi Heart structure and function in patients with generalized autoimmune diseases: echocardiography with tissue Doppler study
    Wojciech Plazak
    Department of Cardiac and Vascular Diseases, John Paul 2nd Hospital, Krakow, Poland
    Acta Cardiol 66:159-65. 2011
    ..The aim of the study was to compare pathologic changes in heart structure and function in these diseases by means of standard echocardiography and tissue Doppler (TDE)...
  2. pmc Influence of atorvastatin on coronary calcifications and myocardial perfusion defects in systemic lupus erythematosus patients: a prospective, randomized, double-masked, placebo-controlled study
    Wojciech Plazak
    Department of Cardiac and Vascular Diseases, John Paul II Hospital, Jagiellonian University Medical College, Pradnicka Str 80, 31 202 Krakow, Poland
    Arthritis Res Ther 13:R117. 2011
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  3. pmc Assessment of left ventricle function in aortic stenosis: mitral annular plane systolic excursion is not inferior to speckle tracking echocardiography derived global longitudinal peak strain
    Joanna Luszczak
    Department of Cardiac and Vascular Diseases, Jagiellonian University Medical College, John Paul II Hospital, Pradnicka 80, 31 202 Krakow, Poland
    Cardiovasc Ultrasound 11:45. 2013
    ..The aim of the study was to compare GLPS with traditional echocardiographic parameter- mitral annular plane systolic excursion (MAPSE) in AS...
  4. pmc Influence of chronic inflammation and autoimmunity on coronary calcifications and myocardial perfusion defects in systemic lupus erythematosus patients
    Wojciech Plazak
    Department of Cardiac and Vascular Diseases, The John Paul II Hospital, Jagiellonian University Medical College, ul Pradnicka 80, 31 202 Krakow, Poland
    Inflamm Res 60:973-80. 2011
    ..This study was conducted to determine the possible influence of autoimmune and inflammatory phenomena markers on coronary artery calcifications and myocardial perfusion abnormalities in SLE patients...
  5. pmc Assessment of left ventricle function in patients with symptomatic and asymptomatic aortic stenosis by 2-dimensional speckle-tracking imaging
    Joanna Luszczak
    Department of Cardiac and Vascular Diseases, Jagiellonian University Medical College, John Paul II Hospital, Cracow, Poland
    Med Sci Monit 18:MT91-6. 2012
    ..This study was performed to assess LV longitudinal systolic function by GLPS derived from 2-dimensional speckle tracking imaging (2D-STI) in AS patients in comparison to standard echocardiographic parameters...
  6. pmc Reactivity of pulmonary circulation and right ventricle function to inhaled nitric oxide in systemic sclerosis patients
    Wojciech Plazak
    Department of Cardiac and Vascular Diseases, John Paul II Hospital, Jagiellonian University Medical College, Pradnicka Str 80, 31 202 Krakow, Poland
    Clin Rheumatol 31:99-104. 2012
    ..Pulmonary pressure decrease during iNO test leads to the improvement of RV systolic function. Therapy for right-heart failure in reactive SSc patients should be directed, if possible, at the decrease in pulmonary resistance...
  7. ncbi Heart structure and function in systemic sclerosis
    Wojciech Plazak
    Department of Cardiac and Vascular Diseases, Collegium Medicum, Jagiellonian University, Kopernika Str 19 31 501 Kraków, Poland
    Eur J Dermatol 12:257-62. 2002
    ..Systemic sclerosis (SSc) is a multisystem disorder characterised by connective tissue fibrosing with vascular abnormalities and autoimmune changes. Heart involvement is one of the main factors shortening the survival of SSc patients...