Vito Starc

Summary

Affiliation: University of Ljubljana
Country: Slovenia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Atrioventricular conduction variability in coronary patients
    Miha Arnol
    Institute of Physiology, School of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
    J Electrocardiol 36:311-9. 2003
  2. doi request reprint Delineation of QRS offset by instantaneous changes in ECG vector angle can improve detection of acute inferior myocardial infarctions
    Vito Starc
    University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Medicine, Ljubljana, Slovenia Electronic address
    J Electrocardiol 49:337-44. 2016
  3. pmc Accuracy of advanced versus strictly conventional 12-lead ECG for detection and screening of coronary artery disease, left ventricular hypertrophy and left ventricular systolic dysfunction
    Todd T Schlegel
    Human Adaptation and Countermeasures Division, NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX, USA
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 10:28. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Real-time multichannel system for beat-to-beat QT interval variability
    Vito Starc
    Institute of Physiology, School of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana 1104, Slovenia
    J Electrocardiol 39:358-67. 2006
  5. doi request reprint Atorvastatin therapy may reduce the incidence of sudden cardiac death in patients with advanced chronic heart failure
    Bojan Vrtovec
    Advanced Heart Failure Center, Department of Cardiology, Ljubljana University Medical Center, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    J Card Fail 14:140-4. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Heart rate-guided, but not dose-guided titration of beta blockers stabilizes ventricular repolarization in patients with chronic heart failure
    Misa Fister
    Advanced Heart Failure and Transplantation Center, UMC, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    J Electrocardiol 49:579-86. 2016
  7. doi request reprint The presence of electromechanical mismatch in nonischemic dilated cardiomyopathy is associated with ventricular repolarization instability
    Ursa Mikuz
    Advanced Heart Failure and Transplantation Center, Department of Cardiology, University Medical Center, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    J Card Fail 20:891-8. 2014
  8. ncbi request reprint Continuous axial contraction wave in the free wall of the guinea pig left ventricle
    Borut Kirn
    School of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Institute of Physiology, Zaloska 4, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Comput Biol Med 37:1394-7. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Coronary artery disease alters ventricular repolarization dynamics in type 2 diabetes
    Bojan Vrtovec
    Division of Cardiology, Ljubljana University Medical Center, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 28:S178-81. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint The video technique developed for measuring epicardial strains on guinea pig's left ventricle
    Borut Kirn
    School of Medicine, Institute of Physiology, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
    J Biomech 38:169-73. 2005

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Publications15

  1. ncbi request reprint Atrioventricular conduction variability in coronary patients
    Miha Arnol
    Institute of Physiology, School of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
    J Electrocardiol 36:311-9. 2003
    ..We concluded that coronary artery disease is associated with decreased beat-to-beat fluctuations in AV conduction. Increased relative PR variability index suggests inhomogeneous AV conduction in stable coronary atherosclerosis...
  2. doi request reprint Delineation of QRS offset by instantaneous changes in ECG vector angle can improve detection of acute inferior myocardial infarctions
    Vito Starc
    University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Medicine, Ljubljana, Slovenia Electronic address
    J Electrocardiol 49:337-44. 2016
    ....
  3. pmc Accuracy of advanced versus strictly conventional 12-lead ECG for detection and screening of coronary artery disease, left ventricular hypertrophy and left ventricular systolic dysfunction
    Todd T Schlegel
    Human Adaptation and Countermeasures Division, NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX, USA
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 10:28. 2010
    ..We hypothesized that a approximately 5-min resting 12-lead advanced ECG test ("A-ECG") that combined results from both the advanced and conventional ECG could more accurately screen for these conditions than strictly conventional ECG...
  4. ncbi request reprint Real-time multichannel system for beat-to-beat QT interval variability
    Vito Starc
    Institute of Physiology, School of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana 1104, Slovenia
    J Electrocardiol 39:358-67. 2006
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Atorvastatin therapy may reduce the incidence of sudden cardiac death in patients with advanced chronic heart failure
    Bojan Vrtovec
    Advanced Heart Failure Center, Department of Cardiology, Ljubljana University Medical Center, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    J Card Fail 14:140-4. 2008
    ..We sought to prospectively investigate a relation between atorvastatin therapy and SCD in patients with advanced chronic heart failure...
  6. doi request reprint Heart rate-guided, but not dose-guided titration of beta blockers stabilizes ventricular repolarization in patients with chronic heart failure
    Misa Fister
    Advanced Heart Failure and Transplantation Center, UMC, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    J Electrocardiol 49:579-86. 2016
    ..We compared the effects of heart rate-guided and dose-guided beta-blocker titration strategies on QT variability in patients with chronic heart failure (CHF)...
  7. doi request reprint The presence of electromechanical mismatch in nonischemic dilated cardiomyopathy is associated with ventricular repolarization instability
    Ursa Mikuz
    Advanced Heart Failure and Transplantation Center, Department of Cardiology, University Medical Center, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    J Card Fail 20:891-8. 2014
    ..We analyzed electromechanical mismatch (EMM) and its relationship to ventricular repolarization in patients with nonischemic dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM)...
  8. ncbi request reprint Continuous axial contraction wave in the free wall of the guinea pig left ventricle
    Borut Kirn
    School of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Institute of Physiology, Zaloska 4, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Comput Biol Med 37:1394-7. 2007
    ..We found that the contraction occurs as a continuous contraction wave from the apex towards the base, which might yield functional adaptation of these two regions to diastolic and systolic function, respectively...
  9. ncbi request reprint Coronary artery disease alters ventricular repolarization dynamics in type 2 diabetes
    Bojan Vrtovec
    Division of Cardiology, Ljubljana University Medical Center, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 28:S178-81. 2005
    ..18 +/- 7.45 ms versus 10.22 +/- 5.35 ms; P = 0.82). CAD increases VRD in patients with type 2 diabetes. Therefore, changes in ventricular repolarization in diabetic patients may be due to silent CAD rather than due to diabetes per se...
  10. ncbi request reprint The video technique developed for measuring epicardial strains on guinea pig's left ventricle
    Borut Kirn
    School of Medicine, Institute of Physiology, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
    J Biomech 38:169-73. 2005
    ..06, -0.11 and 0.04 in circumferential, axial direction and in-plane shear, respectively. The improvements enable us to perform physiologically relevant measurements of epicardial deformations on guinea pig heart...
  11. ncbi request reprint Contraction wave in axial direction in free wall of guinea pig left ventricle
    Borut Kirn
    School of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 287:H755-9. 2004
    ..25 +/- 0.09 and a linear correlation coefficient of 0.41 +/- 0.08. Thus contraction in the guinea pig LV free wall occurs progressively from apex to base with successive areas reaching 80% contraction...
  12. doi request reprint Diabetes does not affect ventricular repolarization and sudden cardiac death risk in patients with dilated cardiomyopathy
    Bojan Vrtovec
    Advanced Heart Failure Center, Department of Cardiology, Ljubljana University Medical Center, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 32:S146-50. 2009
    ..We studied the effects of diabetes on ventricular repolarization parameters and sudden cardiac death in patients with dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Atorvastatin therapy increases heart rate variability, decreases QT variability, and shortens QTc interval duration in patients with advanced chronic heart failure
    Bojan Vrtovec
    Division of Cardiology, Ljubljana University Medical Center, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    J Card Fail 11:684-90. 2005
    ..Although statins decrease the incidence of ventricular arrhythmias in patients with atherosclerotic heart disease, their potential antiarrhythmic effects in heart failure remain undefined...
  14. doi request reprint High resolution ECG-aided early prognostic model for comatose survivors of out of hospital cardiac arrest
    Martin Rauber
    University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Medicine, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    J Electrocardiol 48:544-50. 2015
    ..88 and accuracy of 85% for survival. ECG can assist with early prognostication in unconscious survivors of OHCA during MIH and after rewarming. ..
  15. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in knee kinematics and its possible consequences
    Mirza Biscević
    Department of Orthpaedics and Traumatology, Clinical Center, University of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Croat Med J 46:253-60. 2005
    ..To analyze anatomic and kinematic characteristics of male and female knees in the sagittal plane...