Vol 27, No 6 (2020)

Date published: 2020-12-31

Table of Contents

open access

Experts' viewpoint

Prolonged antithrombotic therapy in patients after acute coronary syndrome: A critical appraisal of current European Society of Cardiology guidelines

Jacek Kubica, Piotr Adamski, Piotr Niezgoda, Dimitrios Alexopoulos, Jolita Badarienė, Andrzej Budaj, Katarzyna Buszko, Dariusz Dudek, Tomasz Fabiszak, Mariusz Gąsior, Robert Gil, Diana A. Gorog, Stefan Grajek, Paul A. Gurbel, Marcin Gruchała, Miłosz J. Jaguszewski, Stefan James, Young-Hoon Jeong, Bernd Jilma, Jarosław D. Kasprzak, Andrzej Kleinrok, Aldona Kubica, Wiktor Kuliczkowski, Jacek Legutko, Maciej Lesiak, Jolanta M. Siller-Matula, Klaudiusz Nadolny, Krzysztof Pstrągowski, Salvatore Di Somma, Giuseppe Specchia, Janina Stępińska, Udaya S. Tantry, Agnieszka Tycińska, Monica Verdoia, Wojciech Wojakowski, Eliano P. Navarese

Experts' Viewpoint

DOI: 10.5603/CJ.a2020.0132
Pubmed: 33073857
Cardiol J 2020;27(6):661-676.
Original articles — Interventional cardiology

Long-term clinical results of biodegradable vascular scaffold ABSORB BVS™ using the PSP-technique in patients with acute coronary syndrome

Jarosław Hiczkiewicz, Sylwia Iwańczyk, Aleksander Araszkiewicz, Magdalena Łanocha, Dariusz Hiczkiewicz, Stefan Grajek, Maciej Lesiak

Original Article

DOI: 10.5603/CJ.a2019.0018
Pubmed: 30761516
Cardiol J 2020;27(6):677-684.

Quantitative flow ratio-guided surgical intervention in symptomatic myocardial bridging

Quan Qi, Gang Liu, Zhize Yuan, Lili Liu, Shengxian Tu, Qiang Zhao

Original Article

DOI: 10.5603/CJ.a2019.0113
Pubmed: 31909471
Cardiol J 2020;27(6):685-692.
Original articles — Clinical cardiology

Heart failure in Poland: Left ventricular assist device destination therapy and other challenges of interventional cardiology and cardiac surgery

Mariusz Kuśmierczyk, Jacek Różański, Michał Zembala, Dariusz Dudek, Wojciech Braksator, Tomasz Grodzicki, Piotr Hoffman, Jerzy Sadowski, Marcin Gruchała, Jacek Legutko, Piotr Siondalski, Karol Wierzbicki, Bogusław Kapelak, Grzegorz Opolski, Andrzej Juraszek, Katarzyna Bondaryk, Jacek Walczak, Izabela Pieniążek, Maciej Grys, Piotr Przygodzki

Review Article

DOI: 10.5603/CJ.a2020.0148
Pubmed: 33140383
Cardiol J 2020;27(6):693-704.

Elective lung resection increases spatial QRS-T angle and QTc interval

Szymon Bialka, Andrzej Jaroszynski, Todd T. Schlegel, Hanna Misiolek, Damian Czyzewski, Marek Sawicki, Piotr Skoczylas, Magdalena Bielacz, Mateusz Bialy, Lukasz Szarpak, Wojciech Dabrowski

Original Article

DOI: 10.5603/CJ.a2018.0159
Pubmed: 30575004
Cardiol J 2020;27(6):705-714.

Risk factor paradox: No prognostic impact of arterial hypertension and smoking in patients with ventricular tachyarrhythmias

Kathrin Weidner, Michael Behnes, Jonas Rusnak, Gabriel Taton, Tobias Schupp, Linda Reiser, Armin Bollow, Thomas Reichelt, Dominik Ellguth, Niko Engelke, Philip Kuche, Jorge Hoppner, Ibrahim El-Battrawy, Siegfried Lang, Christoph A. Nienaber, Kambis Mashayekhi, Dennis Ferdinand, Christel Weiß, Martin Borggrefe, Ibrahim Akin

Original Article

DOI: 10.5603/CJ.a2018.0158
Pubmed: 30566210
Cardiol J 2020;27(6):715-725.

Kinetics of selected serum markers of fibrosis in patients with dilated cardiomyopathy and different grades of diastolic dysfunction of the left ventricle

Sylwia Wiśniowska-Śmiałek, Ewa Dziewięcka, Katarzyna Holcman, Ewa Wypasek, Lusine Khachatryan, Aleksandra Karabinowska, Maria Szymonowicz, Agata Leśniak-Sobelga, Marta Hlawaty, Magdalena Kostkiewicz, Piotr Podolec, Paweł Rubiś

Original Article

DOI: 10.5603/CJ.a2018.0143
Pubmed: 30484268
Cardiol J 2020;27(6):726-734.

Comparison of temperature measurements in esophagus and urinary bladder in comatose patients after cardiac arrest undergoing mild therapeutic hypothermia

Julia M. Umińska, Katarzyna Buszko, Jakub Ratajczak, Piotr Łach, Krzysztof Pstrągowski, Anita Dąbrowska, Piotr Adamski, Grzegorz Skonieczny, Jacek Manitius, Jacek Kubica

Original Article

DOI: 10.5603/CJ.a2018.0115
Pubmed: 30246234
Cardiol J 2020;27(6):735-741.

Increased systemic arterial stiffness in patients with chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension

Monika Sznajder, Olga Dzikowska-Diduch, Katarzyna Kurnicka, Marek Roik, Dominik Wretowski, Piotr Pruszczyk, Maciej Kostrubiec

Original Article

DOI: 10.5603/CJ.a2018.0109
Pubmed: 30234892
Cardiol J 2020;27(6):742-748.

Predictors of syncope in patients with severe aortic stenosis: The role of orthostatic unload test

Paweł Kleczyński, Paweł Petkow Dimitrow, Artur Dziewierz, Agata Wiktorowicz, Tomasz Rakowski, Andrzej Surdacki, Dariusz Dudek

Original Article

DOI: 10.5603/CJ.a2018.0107
Pubmed: 30234894
Cardiol J 2020;27(6):749-755.

The atherogenic index of plasma and its impact on recanalization of chronic total occlusion

Jan-Erik Guelker, Alexander Bufe, Christian Blockhaus, Knut Kroeger, Thomas Rock, Ibrahim Akin, Michael Behnes, Kambis Mashayekhi

Original Article

DOI: 10.5603/CJ.a2018.0064
Pubmed: 29924378
Cardiol J 2020;27(6):756-761.

Effect of moderate-intensity statin therapy on plaque inflammation in patients with acute coronary syndrome: A prospective interventional study evaluated by 18F-FDG PET/CT of the carotid artery

Chan Joon Kim, Eun Ji Han, Eun-Ho Chu, Byung-Hee Hwang, Jin-Jin Kim, Ki-Bae Seung, Sung Hoon Kim, Joon Hyun O, Kiyuk Chang

Original Article

DOI: 10.5603/CJ.a2018.0069
Pubmed: 30009378
Cardiol J 2020;27(6):762-771.

Slow breathing improves cardiovascular reactivity to mental stress and health-related quality of life in heart failure patients with reduced ejection fraction

Kamila Lachowska, Jerzy Bellwon, Joanna Moryś, Marcin Gruchała, Dagmara Hering

DOI: 10.5603/CJ.a2019.0002
Pubmed: 30697682
Cardiol J 2020;27(6):772-779.

Impact of mild therapeutic hypothermia on bioavailability of ticagrelor in patients with acute myocardial infarction after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest

Julia M. Umińska, Jakub Ratajczak, Katarzyna Buszko, Przemysław Sobczak, Wiktor Sroka, Michał P. Marszałł, Piotr Adamski, Klemen Steblovnik, Marko Noč, Jacek Kubica

DOI: 10.5603/CJ.a2019.0024
Pubmed: 30799546
Cardiol J 2020;27(6):780-788.

Valve hemodynamic performance and myocardial strain after implantation of a third-generation, balloon-expandable, transcatheter aortic valve

Sara Fernandez-Santos, Alexis Théron, Philippe Pibarot, Frédéric Collart, Martine Gilard, Marina Urena, Tomas Hovorka, Philipp Kahlert, José Luis Zamorano Gomez

Original Article

DOI: 10.5603/CJ.a2019.0049
Pubmed: 31106841
Cardiol J 2020;27(6):789-796.

Echocardiographic assessment of tricuspid regurgitation and pericardial effusion after cardiac device implantation

Katarzyna Wiechecka, Bartosz Wiechecki, Agnieszka Kapłon-Cieślicka, Agata Tymińska, Monika Budnik, Dominika Hołowaty, Krzysztof Jakubowski, Marcin Michalak, Elżbieta Świętoń, Przemysław Stolarz, Roman Steckiewicz, Marcin Grabowski, Piotr Scisło, Janusz Kochanowski, Krzysztof J. Filipiak, Grzegorz Opolski

Original Article

DOI: 10.5603/CJ.a2019.0053
Pubmed: 31225634
Cardiol J 2020;27(6):797-806.
Original articles — Basic science and experimental cardiology

Identification of biomarkers and mechanisms of diabetic cardiomyopathy using microarray data

Hui Li, Xiaoyan Li, Jian Guo, Guifu Wu, Chunping Dong, Yaling Pang, Shan Gao, Yangwei Wang

Original Article

DOI: 10.5603/CJ.a2018.0113
Pubmed: 30246236
Cardiol J 2020;27(6):807-816.

Infiltration of CD68+ cells correlates positively with matrix metalloproteinase 2 expression in the arteries used as aortocoronary bypass grafts. Possible clinical implications

Bartłomiej Perek, Katarzyna Kowalska, Bartosz Kempisty, Mariusz Nawrocki, Michał Nowicki, Mateusz Puślecki, Danuta Ostalska-Nowicka, Łukasz Szarpak, Navid Ahmadi, Agnieszka Malińska

Original Article

DOI: 10.5603/CJ.a2019.0087
Pubmed: 31489609
Cardiol J 2020;27(6):817-824.
Review articles — Interventional cardiology

Alternative methods for functional assessment of intermediate coronary lesions

Martyna Zaleska, Łukasz Kołtowski, Jakub Maksym, Mariusz Tomaniak, Maksymilian Opolski, Janusz Kochman

Review Article

DOI: 10.5603/CJ.a2019.0027
Pubmed: 30912574
Cardiol J 2020;27(6):825-835.
Review articles — Clinical cardiology

Cardiovascular complications after radiotherapy

Izabela Nabiałek-Trojanowska, Ewa Lewicka, Anna Wrona, Anna M. Kaleta, Zuzanna Lewicka-Potocka, Grzegorz Raczak, Rafał Dziadziuszko

Review Article

DOI: 10.5603/CJ.a2018.0120
Pubmed: 30338841
Cardiol J 2020;27(6):836-847.

Echocardiographic predictors of atrial fibrillation recurrence after catheter ablation: A literature review

Aleksandra Liżewska-Springer, Alicja Dąbrowska-Kugacka, Ewa Lewicka, Łukasz Drelich, Tomasz Królak, Grzegorz Raczak

Review Article

DOI: 10.5603/CJ.a2018.0067
Pubmed: 29924375
Cardiol J 2020;27(6):848-856.

Tachycardia: The hidden cardiovascular risk factor in uncomplicated arterial hypertension

Katarzyna Cierpka-Kmieć, Dagmara Hering

Review Article

DOI: 10.5603/CJ.a2019.0021
Pubmed: 30799548
Cardiol J 2020;27(6):857-867.

The use of anticoagulants in chronic kidney disease: Common point of view of cardiologists and nephrologists

Justyna Domienik-Karłowicz, Olga Tronina, Wojciech Lisik, Magdalena Durlik, Piotr Pruszczyk

Review Article

DOI: 10.5603/CJ.a2019.0025
Pubmed: 30912573
Cardiol J 2020;27(6):868-874.
Technology note — Interventional cardiology

Feasibility of airway segmentation from three-dimensional rotational angiography

Sebastian Góreczny, Alexander Haak, Gareth John Morgan, Jenny Zablah

Technology Note

DOI: 10.5603/CJ.a2020.0136
Pubmed: 33140395
Cardiol J 2020;27(6):875-878.
Study protocol — Interventional cardiology

Pomeranian atRial flOw reguLatOr iN conGestive hEart failuRe (PROLONGER): Study protocol

Łukasz Lewicki, Katarzyna Kosmalska, Sebastian Liedtke, Maciej Karwowski, Janusz Siebert, Robert Sabiniewicz, Jakub Kiedrzyn, Adrian Kot, Marek Szołkiewicz

Study Protocol

DOI: 10.5603/CJ.a2020.0137
Pubmed: 33140394
Cardiol J 2020;27(6):879-883.
Research letters — COVID-19

Impact of COVID-19 on bystander cardiopulmonary resuscitation in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: Is it as bad as we think?

Mahdi Al-Jeabory, Kamil Safiejko, Szymon Bialka, Michal Pruc, Aleksandra Gasecka, Lukasz Szarpak

Research Letter

DOI: 10.5603/CJ.a2020.0179
Pubmed: 33346369
Cardiol J 2020;27(6):884-885.

Evidence of diagnostic value of ferritin in patients with COVID-19

Lukasz Szarpak, Artur Zaczynski, Dariusz Kosior, Szymon Bialka, Jerzy R. Ladny, Natasza Gilis-Malinowska, Jacek Smereka, Luiza Kanczuga-Koda, Aleksandra Gasecka, Krzysztof J. Filipiak, Milosz J. Jaguszewski

Research Letter

DOI: 10.5603/CJ.a2020.0171
Pubmed: 33346371
Cardiol J 2020;27(6):886-887.
Research letters — Interventional cardiology

Left main coronary artery ostial disease: Prognostic role of the gap-angle ratio

Gianluca Rigatelli, Marco Zuin, Pavel Nikolov, Dobrin Vassilev

Research Letter

DOI: 10.5603/CJ.a2020.0163
Pubmed: 33200815
Cardiol J 2020;27(6):888-890.
Research letters — Clinical cardiology

Usability testing and satisfaction of “The Patient Access”: A mobile health application for patients with venous thromboembolic disease. A pilot study

Piotr Merks, Urszula Religioni, Karolina Arciszewska, Walentyn Pankiewicz, Miłosz Jaguszewski, Regis Vaillancourt

Research Letter

DOI: 10.5603/CJ.a2020.0107
Pubmed: 32914861
Cardiol J 2020;27(6):891-893.

Teaching medical applications and workflow of three-dimensional printing to medical students: Results of a pilot elective course

Jarosław Meyer-Szary, Agastya Patel, Marlon Souza Luis, Robert Sabiniewicz, Joanna Kwiatkowska

Research Letter

DOI: 10.5603/CJ.a2020.0128
Pubmed: 33001424
Cardiol J 2020;27(6):894-896.
Images in cardiovascular medicine — Interventional cardiology

Successful optical coherence tomography-guided stent ablation with rotational atherectomy for an underexpanded stent

Yongcheol Kim, Deok-Kyo Cho, Ji Woong Roh, Oh-Hyun Lee, Eui Im, Donghoon Choi

Image in Cardiovascular Medicine

DOI: 10.5603/CJ.2020.0173
Pubmed: 33432568
Cardiol J 2020;27(6):897-898.
Images in cardiovascular medicine — Clinical cardiology

Recurrent sinus of Valsalva aneurysm with thrombogenesis after surgical repair

Meng Zhao, Jieyu Lu, Jingxin Zhou, Yanhu Wu

Image in Cardiovascular Medicine

DOI: 10.5603/CJ.2020.0174
Pubmed: 33432569
Cardiol J 2020;27(6):899.
Letters to the Editor — COVID-19

Cardiac tamponade as a cause of COVID-19

Oliver Robak, Maciej Dudek, Jerzy R. Ladny, Lukasz Szarpak, Natasza Gilis-Malinowska, Michael Frass

Letter to the Editor

DOI: 10.5603/CJ.2020.0175
Pubmed: 33432570
Cardiol J 2020;27(6):900-901.
Letters to the Editor — Clinical cardiology

Cardiac troponin I and T: Exploring popularity with Google Trends

Giuseppe Lippi, Fabian Sanchis-Gomar

Letter to the Editor

DOI: 10.5603/CJ.2020.0176
Pubmed: 33432571
Cardiol J 2020;27(6):902-903.

Golden ratio in congestive heart failure: A promising proportion for prognosis and decompensation

Ertan Yetkin, Selcuk Ozturk, Bilal Cuglan, Hasan Turhan

Letter to the Editor

DOI: 10.5603/CJ.2020.0177
Pubmed: 33432572
Cardiol J 2020;27(6):904-905.

Golden ratio in congestive heart failure: A promising proportion for prognosis and decompensation. Authors’ reply

Anna Kowalczys, Michał Bohdan, Marcin Gruchała

Letter to the Editor

DOI: 10.5603/CJ.2020.0178
Pubmed: 33432573
Cardiol J 2020;27(6):906-907.

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