Genomes and Genes
Affiliation: Instytut Kardiologii
- Global cardiovascular mortality risk in the adult Polish population: prospective assessment of the cohorts studied in multicentre national WOBASZ and WOBASZ Senior studiesWalerian Piotrowski
Instytut Kardiologii im Stefana Kardynała Wyszyńskiego w Warszawie
Kardiol Pol 74:262-73. 2016..To develop a global cardiovascular disease (CVD) mortality risk model for the Polish population and to verify these data in the context of the SCORE risk algorithm...
- Sudden cardiovascular death rate and ischaemic heart disease death rate changes during the 5-year period of 2003-2008Walerian Piotrowski
Department of Epidemiology, Cardiovascular Diseases Prevention and Promotion Health, Institute of Cardiology, ul Alpejska 42, Warsaw, Poland
Kardiol Pol 70:1225-34. 2012..A decrease in cardiovascular mortality rates, including deaths due to ischaemic heart disease (IHD), has been observed in Poland since mid-1990s, and at the same time a rapid increase in sudden cardiovascular death (SCD) rate was noted...
- The influence of the recipient's body weight on the probability to obtain a heart transplant-POLKARD HF registryT 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...
- Severe chronic heart failure in patients considered for heart transplantation in PolandJerzy Korewicki
Institute of Cardiology, Warsaw, Poland
Cardiol J 19:36-44. 2012..However, clinical trials do not reflect 'real life' due to patient selection. Thus, the aim of the POLKARD-HF registry was the analysis of survival of patients with refractory HF referred for orthotopic heart transplantation (OHT)...
- The impact of early menopause on risk of coronary artery disease (PREmature Coronary Artery Disease In Women--PRECADIW case-control study)Barbara Lubiszewska
Department of Coronary Heart Disease, Institute of Cardiology, Warsaw, Poland
Eur J Prev Cardiol 19:95-101. 2012..Despite improved understanding of atherothrombosis pathophysiology, risk factors associated with premature coronary artery disease (CAD) in women are poorly recognized...
- The influence of cardiac rhythm type and frequency on the prognosis of severe heart failure patients initially qualified for heart transplantationMałgorzata Sobieszczańska-Małek
Department of Heart Failure and Transplantology, Institute of Cardiology, Alpejska 42 str, Warsaw, Poland
Ann Transplant 15:25-31. 2010..Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common arrhythmia among patients (pts) with heart failure and has significant influence on survival...
- Ten-year risk of fatal cardiovascular disease in the Polish population and medical care. Results of the WOBASZ studyAleksandra 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...
- Mortality from ischaemic heart disease in Poland in 1991-1996 estimated by the coding system used since 1997Bogdan Jasiński
Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński Institute of Cardiology, Warsaw, Poland
Kardiol Pol 68:520-7. 2010..Considering the magnitude of these changes, any analyses of mortality trends in these periods treating these data as consistent are practically impossible. This also applies to international comparisons of IHD mortality data...
- Hepatocyte growth factor - the earliest marker of myocardial injury in ST-segment elevation myocardial infarctionAnna Konopka
Intensive Cardiac Therapy Clinic, Institute of Cardiology, Warsaw, Poland
Kardiol Pol 71:827-31. 2013..Hepatocyte growth factor (HGF) concentration increases in the first few hours of myocardial infarction (MI)...
- The relationship between resting heart rate and atherosclerosis risk factorsAleksandra Piwońska
Institute of Cardiology, Warsaw, Poland
Kardiol Pol 66:1069-75; discussion 1076-8. 2008....
- Significance of dyslipidaemia in patients with heart failure of unexplained aetiologyMirosław Skwarek
1st Department of Coronary Artery Disease, The Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński Institute of Cardiology, ul Alpejska 42, Warsaw, Poland
Kardiol Pol 66:515-22, discussion 523-4. 2008..Dyslipidaemia has been studied in the prognosis of heart failure (HF). Little is known about the role of dyslipidaemia in the aetiopathogenesis of dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM)...
- Transcatheter pulmonary valve implantation in patients with right ventricular outflow tract dysfunction: early and mid-term resultsElżbieta Katarzyna Biernacka
Department of Congenital Heart Diseases, Institute of Cardiology, Alpejska 42, 04 628 Warsaw, Poland
J Invasive Cardiol 27:E82-9. 2015....
- Influence of some cardiovascular risk factors on the expression of platelet glycoprotein IIb/IIIa receptors in patients with myocardial infarction treated with antiplatelet drugs under primary percutaneous coronary interventionAnna Konopka
Institute of Cardiology, Warsaw, Poland
Mol Diagn Ther 13:375-82. 2009....
- Home-based telemonitored Nordic walking training is well accepted, safe, effective and has high adherence among heart failure patients, including those with cardiovascular implantable electronic devices: a randomised controlled studyEwa Piotrowicz
Telecardiology Center, Institute of Cardiology, Poland
Eur J Prev Cardiol 22:1368-77. 2015..The benefits of rehabilitation in heart failure (HF) patients are well established. Little is known about Nordic walking (NW) training in HF patients especially in those with cardiovascular implantable electronic devices (CIEDs)...
- Polymorphisms of angiotensin II type 1 receptor gene and those of angiotensinogen point at culprit artery in ST-segment elevation myocardial infarctionAnna Konopka
Institute of Cardiology, Warszawa, Poland
Gene 500:148-50. 2012....
- Determinants of the reduction in B-type natriuretic peptide after mitral valve replacement in patients with rheumatic mitral stenosisPrzemyslaw 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...
- Knowledge about arterial hypertension in the Polish population: the WOBASZ studyAleksandra Piwońska
Department of Epidemiology, Institute of Cardiology, Warsaw, Poland
Kardiol Pol 70:140-6. 2012..Thus, monitoring knowledge regarding health issues is necessary in order to prepare prevention projects...
- Hepatocyte growth factor--a new marker for prognosis in acute coronary syndromeAnna Konopka
Institute of Cardiology CCU, ul Alpejska 42, Warsaw, Poland
Growth Factors 28:75-81. 2010..This study was designed to check the properties of hepatocyte growth factor (HGF) as a new marker of myocardial necrosis...
- Hypertension in patients with Alzheimer's disease--prevalence, characteristics, and impact on clinical outcome. Experience of one neurology center in PolandEwa Warchol-Celinska
Department of Hypertension, Institute of Cardiology, Warsaw, Poland Electronic address
J Am Soc Hypertens 9:711-24. 2015..Patients with AD were characterized by lower prevalence of HT and other vascular risk factors. BP levels and HT had no impact on clinical outcome. ..
- Myocardial iron homeostasis in advanced chronic heart failure patientsPrzemysław Leszek
Institute of Cardiology, ul Alpejska 42, 04 628 Warszawa, Poland
Int J Cardiol 159:47-52. 2012..Moreover iron supplementation indications are solely based on iron serum markers. The purpose was to assess myocardial iron (M-Iron), ferritin (M-FR), transferrin receptor (M-sTfR) in HF in relation to serum Iron markers...
- Quality of nutrition and health knowledge in subjects with diagnosed cardio-vascular diseases in the Polish population--National Multicentre Health Survey (WOBASZ)Anna Waśkiewicz
The Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński Institute of Cardiology, ul Alpejska 42, Warsaw, Poland
Kardiol Pol 66:507-13, discussion 514. 2008..Dietary treatment plays an important role in prevention of cardiovascular diseases (CVD). A significant factor that influences the fulfilment of dietary recommendations is also the knowledge of non-pharmacological methods of CVD prevention...
- Concentration of vascular endothelial growth factor in patients with acute coronary syndromeAnna Konopka
Institute of Cardiology, Intensive Cardiac Therapy Clinic, Alpejska 42, 04 628 Warsaw, Poland
Cytokine 61:664-9. 2013..The aim of our study was to evaluate the value of VEGF as a surrogate marker of myocardial injury in acute ischemic conditions...
- Risk stratification of patients with severe heart failure awaiting heart transplantation-prospective national registry POLKARD HFT Zielinski
Department of Heart Failure and Transplantation, Institute of Cardiology 04 628 Warszawa, ul Alpejska 42, Warsaw, Poland
Transplant Proc 41:3161-5. 2009..Most methods used in the risk assessment of heart transplant candidates do not include new biomarkers...
- Prognostic value of pulmonary hemodynamic parameters in cardiac transplant candidatesMałgorzata Sobieszczańska-Małek
Heart Failure and Transplantology Department, Institute of Car diology, Warsaw, Poland
Cardiol J 21:532-8. 2014..Pulmonary hypertension is a contradiction for heart transplantation (HTx). The aim of the study was to examine prognostic significance of pulmonary hemodynamic variables in patients with severe chronic heart failure (HF) considered for HTx...
- Influenza vaccination in secondary prevention from coronary ischaemic events in coronary artery disease: FLUCAD studyAndrzej Ciszewski
Institute of Cardiology, Alpejska 42, 04 628 Warszawa, Poland
Eur Heart J 29:1350-8. 2008..To evaluate the effect of influenza vaccination on the coronary events in patients with confirmed coronary artery disease (CAD)...
- Is the decrease of cardiovascular mortality in Poland associated with the reduction of global cardiovascular risk related to changes in life style?Stefan L Rywik
Department of Epidemiology and Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease, Institute of Cardiology, Warsaw, Poland
Kardiol Pol 58:344-55; discussion: 355. 2003..There is an uncertainty whether this improvement in prognosis was only due to the improvement in health care level or was accomplished, to some extent, by population life style changes...
- Characterization of insomnia in patients with essential hypertensionAleksander Prejbisz
Department o Hypertension, Institute of Cardiology, Warsaw, Poland
Blood Press 15:213-9. 2006..Therefore, the aim of the study was to investigate the relationship between insomnia and different clinical and biochemical parameters in essential hypertension patients...
- Influence of renin-angiotensin system gene polymorphisms on the risk of ST-segment-elevation myocardial infarction and association with coronary artery disease risk factorsAnna Konopka
Institute of Cardiology, Warsaw, Poland
Mol Diagn Ther 15:167-76. 2011..Recent advances in molecular biology have made it possible to identify numerous polymorphisms of the renin-angiotensin system, which play an important role in the etiology of cardiovascular disease...
- Relationship between 28-year food consumption trends and the 10-year global risk of death due to cardiovascular diseases in the adult Warsaw populationAnna Waśkiewicz
Department of Epidemiology, Cardiovascular Disease Prevention, and Health Promotion, National Institute of Cardiology, Warsaw, Poland
Kardiol Pol 73:650-5. 2015..Diet plays an important role in the aetiology of cardiovascular (CV) disease. SCORE risk charts are popular and simple tools for the assessment of the global risk of CV death...
- Feasibility of home-based cardiac telerehabilitation: Results of TeleInterMed studyEwa Piotrowicz
Telecardiology Center, Institute of Cardiology, Warsaw, Poland
Cardiol J 21:539-46. 2014..The purpose of the study was to evaluate a wide implementation and feasibility of home-based cardiac telerehabilitation (HTCR) in patients suffering from CVD and to assessits safety, patients' acceptance of and adherence to HTCR...
- Quality of life in heart failure patients undergoing home-based telerehabilitation versus outpatient rehabilitation--a randomized controlled studyEwa Piotrowicz
Telecardiology Centre, Institute of Cardiology, Warsaw, Poland
Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 14:256-63. 2015..The disease deteriorates the quality of life (QoL). Its consequences restrict not only functioning in the physical aspect of QoL but also patients' emotional condition...
- Electrocardiographic characteristics of the right ventricle following hemodynamic improvement after percutaneous pulmonary valve implantation, one year follow-upEwa Piotrowicz
Telecardiology Center, Institute of Cardiology, Warsaw, Poland Electronic address
J Electrocardiol 47:612-7. 2014..Improvement of hemodynamic parameters in cMRI and echocardiography is parallel to that of electrocardiographic criteria of RV hypertrophy. ..
- Heart failure patients from hospital settings in Poland: population characteristics and treatment patterns, a multicenter retrospective studyTomasz 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...
- Impact of MTHFR C677T gene polymorphism and vitamins intake on homocysteine concentration in the Polish adult populationAnna Waśkiewicz
Department of Cardiovascular Diseases Epidemiology, Prevention and Health Promotion, Institute of Cardiology, Warsaw, Poland
Kardiol Pol 69:1259-64. 2011..Homocysteine (Hcy) levels are modulated by nutritional and genetic factors, among which is the enzyme 5,10-methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR)...
- Expression of platelet surface receptors and early changes in platelet function in patients with STEMI treated with abciximab and clopidogrel versus clopidogrel aloneAnna Konopka
Institute of Cardiology and Institute of Haematology and Blood Transfusion in Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
Am J Cardiovasc Drugs 7:433-9. 2007..Platelets play a crucial role in the pathogenesis of acute coronary syndromes (ACS). The efficacy of antiplatelet treatment is pivotal in the success of percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) performed in patients with ACS...
- Clustering of admission hyperglycemia, impaired renal function and anemia and its impact on in-hospital outcomes in patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarctionMariusz Kruk
Catheterization Laboratory and Coronary Disease Unit, Institute of Cardiology, Warsaw, Poland
Atherosclerosis 209:558-64. 2010..To examine the incidence and inter-relationships between admission hyperglycemia, anemia and impaired renal function and its impact on clinical outcomes in patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) treated with primary PCI...
- Influence of dynamic training on hemodynamic, neurohormonal responses to static exercise and on inflammatory markers in patients after coronary artery bypass graftingMaria Bilinska
Department of Cardiac Rehabilitation and Noninvasive Electrocardiology, Institute of Cardiology, Warsaw, Poland
Circ J 74:2598-604. 2010..Little is known about the influence of dynamic training on the hemodynamic and neurohormonal responses to static exercise and on inflammatory markers in optimally treated post-coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) patients...
- Incidence of diabetes in the Polish population: results of the Multicenter Polish Population Health Status Study--WOBASZMaria Polakowska
Department of Epidemiology, Cardiovascular Diseases Prevention and Promotion of Health, Institute of Cardiology, Warszawa, Poland
Pol Arch Med Wewn 121:156-63. 2011..Incidence of diabetes is increasing at an alarming rate worldwide. It has been estimated that 2.2 to 2.5 million of Poles will be affected by this disease by 2030...
- Brain natriuretic peptide plasma levels in ischemic and nonischemic advanced heart failureJacek Grzybowski
Department of General Cardiology, Institute of Cardiology, Warsaw, Poland
Acta Cardiol 59:196-8. 2004
- Is the assessment of lipid profile performed up to seventy two hours from hospital admission due to acute coronary syndrome still valid?Anna Konopka
National Institute of Cardiology, Warsaw, Poland
Kardiol Pol 61:243-50; discussion 251-2. 2004..Therefore, it has been suggested that reliable assessment of lipid profile can be performed either during the first 24 hours or after 6 weeks or even 3 months from the onset of ACS...