Vol 21, No 4 (2014)

Date published: 2014-08-29

Table of Contents

open access

Original articles

Improving the efficiency of the cardiac catheterization laboratories through understanding the stochastic behavior of the scheduled procedures

Pieter S. Stepaniak, Mohamed A. Soliman Hamad, Lukas R.C. Dekker, Jacques J. Koolen

DOI: 10.5603/CJ.a2013.0112
Cardiol J 2014;21(4):343-349.

The long-term incidence and predictors of radial artery occlusion following a transradial coronary procedure

Ali Buturak, Sevket Gorgulu, Tugrul Norgaz, Nuray Voyvoda, Yusuf Sahingoz, Aleks Degirmencioglu, Sinan Dagdelen

DOI: 10.5603/CJ.a2013.0128
Cardiol J 2014;21(4):350-356.

Association between time to reperfusion and echocardiography assessed left ventricular filling pressure in patients with first ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction undergoing primary coronary intervention

Yacov Shacham, Arie Steinvil, Eran Leshem-Rubinow, Eyal Ben Assa, Gad Keren, Arie Roth, Yan Topilsky

DOI: 10.5603/CJ.a2013.0129
Cardiol J 2014;21(4):357-363.

Bezafibrate treatment is associated with a reduced rate of re-hospitalization in smokers after acute coronary syndrome

Robert Klempfner, Ilan Goldenberg, Enrique Z. Fisman, Uri Amit, Alexander Haitovich, Shlomi Matetzky, Diego Medvedofsky, Joseph Shemesh, Alexander Tenenbaum

DOI: 10.5603/CJ.a2013.0127
Cardiol J 2014;21(4):364-369.

Levels of anxiety and depression as predictors of mortality following myocardial infarction: A 5-year follow-up

Seyed Hamzeh Hosseini, Ali Ghaemian, Elaheh Mehdizadeh, Haleh Ashraf

DOI: 10.5603/CJ.a2014.0023
Cardiol J 2014;21(4):370-377.

Does a blanking period after pulmonary vein isolation impact long-term results? Results after 55 months of follow-up

Piotr Lodziński, Marek Kiliszek, Edward Koźluk, Agnieszka Piątkowska, Paweł Balsam, Janusz Kochanowski, Piotr Scisło, Radosław Piątkowski, Grzegorz Opolski

DOI: 10.5603/CJ.a2013.0144
Cardiol J 2014;21(4):384-391.

Impact of pulmonary vein isolation on obstructive sleep apnea in patients with atrial fibrillation

Friedrich Felix Hoyer, Katharina Henrich, Jens Kreuz, Carmen Pizarro, Jan-Wilko Schrickel, Lars Martin Lickfett, Erica Mittmann-Braun, Uwe Juergens, Georg Nickenig, Dirk Skowasch

DOI: 10.5603/CJ.a2013.0122
Cardiol J 2014;21(4):392-396.

Short-term amiodarone therapy after reversion of persistent atrial fibrillation reduces recurrences at 18 months

Jorge Galperin, Marcelo V. Elizari, Ricardo Bonato, Raul Ledesma, Manuel Vazquez Blanco, Manuel Lago, Pablo Spada, Jorge Sanchez, Jorge Piasentin, Pablo A. Chiale

DOI: 10.5603/CJ.a2013.0152
Cardiol J 2014;21(4):397-404.

Trying to predict the unpredictable: Variations in device-based daily monitored diagnostic parameters can predict malignant arrhythmic events in patients undergoing cardiac resynchronization therapy

Ewa Jędrzejczyk-Patej, Oskar Kowalski, Beata Średniawa, Patrycja Pruszkowska, Adam Sokal, Mariola Szulik, Michał Mazurek, Jacek Kowalczyk, Zbigniew Kalarus, Radosław Lenarczyk

DOI: 10.5603/CJ.a2014.0022
Cardiol J 2014;21(4):405-412.

Long-term follow-up after pacemaker implantation via persistent left superior vena cava

Paweł Dąbrowski, Bogdan Obszański, Andrzej Kleinrok, Andrzej Kutarski

DOI: 10.5603/CJ.a2013.0145
Cardiol J 2014;21(4):413-418.

The effectiveness of transvenous leads extractions implanted more than 10 years before

Aleksander Maciąg, Paweł Syska, Andrzej Przybylski, Krzysztof Kuśmierski, Maciej Sterliński, Artur Oręziak, Mariusz Pytkowski, Jacek Różański, Hanna Szwed

DOI: 10.5603/CJ.a2013.0143
Cardiol J 2014;21(4):419-424.

Resting heart rate at hospital admission and its relation to hospital outcome in patients with heart failure

Agnieszka Kapłon-Cieślicka, Paweł Balsam, Krzysztof Ozierański, Agata Tymińska, Michał Peller, Michalina Galas, Marcin Wyzgał, Michał Marchel, Jarosław Drożdż, Grzegorz Opolski

DOI: 10.5603/CJ.a2013.0147
Cardiol J 2014;21(4):425-433.

Evaluation of beta-blockers on left ventricular dyssynchrony and reverse remodeling in idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy: A randomized trial of carvedilol and metoprolol

Mehmet Gungor Kaya, Bahadir Sarli, Mahmut Akpek, Esma Gunduz Kaya, Mikail Yarlioglues, Ramazan Topsakal, Yat-Yin Lam

DOI: 10.5603/CJ.a2013.0149
Cardiol J 2014;21(4):434-441.

Evaluation of the effect of mitral stenosis severity on the left ventricular systolic function using isovolumic myocardial acceleration

Mehmet Erturk, Hale Unal Aksu, Omer Celik, Fatih Uzun, Ozgur Akgul, Hamdi Pusuroglu, Ali Kemal Kalkan, Ahmet Arif Yalcin, Muhammet Hulusi Satilmisoglu, Mustafa Kemal Erol

DOI: 10.5603/CJ.a2013.0114
Cardiol J 2014;21(4):442-448.
Review articles

Lamin A/C mutations in dilated cardiomyopathy

Frédérique Tesson, Michal Saj, Musfira Mohamed Uvaize, Hannah Nicolas, Rafał Płoski, Zofia Bilińska

Review paper

DOI: 10.5603/CJ.a2014.0037
Cardiol J 2014;21(4):331-342.
Letters to the Editors

The double-edged sword of mechanical ventilation for patients with cardiogenic shock

Sébastien Champion

Letter to the Editor

DOI: 10.5603/CJ.2014.0054
Cardiol J 2014;21(4):449.

Authors’ response

Chiara Lazzeri, Serafina Valente, Gian Franco Gensini

Letter to the Editor

DOI: 10.5603/CJ.2014.0055
Cardiol J 2014;21(4):450.

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