Vol 78, No 7-8 (2020)

Date published: 2020-08-25

Table of Contents

open access

Editorial

A new impact factor of Kardiologia Polska

Anetta Undas

Editorial

DOI: 10.33963/KP.15562
Kardiol Pol 2020;78(7-8):653-654.

Short-term weight-mediated effects of sleeve gastrectomy on echocardiographic surrogate markers of atherosclerotic vascular disease

Giovanni Casella, Lidia Castagneto‑Gissey

Editorial

DOI: 10.33963/KP.15560
Kardiol Pol 2020;78(7-8):655-656.

New insights in pathophysiology of cardiovascular benefits after obesity surgery

Stefano Ministrini, Giulia Mondovecchio, Graziana Lupattelli

Editorial

DOI: 10.33963/KP.15561
Kardiol Pol 2020;78(7-8):657-658.
Review article

Dietary interventions in blood pressure lowering: current evidence in 2020

Larysa Strilchuk, Raffaele Ivan Cincione, Federica Fogacci, Arrigo F.G. Cicero

Review paper

DOI: 10.33963/KP.15468
Pubmed: 32631027
Kardiol Pol 2020;78(7-8):659-666.

New methodological approaches for assessing thrombus formation in cardiovascular disease

Kazuya Hosokawa, Tomoko Ohnishi-Wada, Tomoka Nagasato, Hisayo Sameshima-Kaneko, Chiaki Oyamada, Jeffrey Dahlen

Review paper

DOI: 10.33963/KP.15493
Pubmed: 32633476
Kardiol Pol 2020;78(7-8):667-673.
Original article

The impact of weight loss after laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy on early markers of atherosclerotic vascular disease: a prospective study

Bedri C. Kaya, Hasan Elkan

Original article

DOI: 10.33963/KP.15297
Pubmed: 32301596
Kardiol Pol 2020;78(7-8):674-680.

Early results of the ongoing Polish Registry of Valve Thrombosis after Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (ZAK‑POLTAVI)

Danuta Sorysz, Artur Dziewierz, Maciej Bagieński, Radosław Parma, Marek Grygier, Marcin Dębiński, Piotr Kübler, Maciej Stąpór, Dariusz Jagielak, Paweł Kleczyński, Stanisław Bartuś, Dariusz Dudek

Original article

DOI: 10.33963/KP.15426
Pubmed: 32543799
Kardiol Pol 2020;78(7-8):681-687.

Topography of the oblique vein of the left atrium (vein of Marshall)

Anna Żabówka, Marcin Jakiel, Filip Bolechała, Rafał Jakiel, Katarzyna A. Jasińska, Mateusz K. Hołda

Original article

DOI: 10.33963/KP.15318
Pubmed: 32347083
Kardiol Pol 2020;78(7-8):688-693.

Presence of the Vieussens valve on cardiac computed tomography

Rafał Młynarski, Agnieszka Młynarska, Maciej Sosnowski

Original article

DOI: 10.33963/KP.15341
Pubmed: 32383374
Kardiol Pol 2020;78(7-8):703-708.

Safety of regadenoson with theophylline reversal during dynamic computed tomography perfusion and magnetic resonance imaging in patients with coronary artery disease

Anna Oleksiak, Mariusz Kruk, Mateusz Śpiewak, Barbara Miłosz-Wieczorek, Magdalena Marczak, Marcin Demkow, Cezary Kępka

Original article

DOI: 10.33963/KP.15356
Pubmed: 32395975
Kardiol Pol 2020;78(7-8):709-714.

A head-to-head comparison of wall motion score index, force, strain, and ejection fraction for the prediction of SYNTAX and Gensini coronary scores by dobutamine stress echocardiography

Karina Wierzbowska-Drabik, Eugenio Picano, Michał Simiera, Michał Plewka, Radosław Kręcki, Jan Z. Peruga, Jarosław D. Kasprzak

Original article

DOI: 10.33963/KP.15376
Pubmed: 32432434
Kardiol Pol 2020;78(7-8):715-724.

Telephone follow-up of patients with cardiovascular implantable electronic devices during the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic: early results

Diana Paskudzka, Agnieszka Kołodzińska, Andrzej Cacko, Przemysław Stolarz, Łukasz Łyżwiński, Grzegorz Opolski, Marcin Grabowski

Original article

DOI: 10.33963/KP.15392
Pubmed: 32469189
Kardiol Pol 2020;78(7-8):725-731.

A new risk model for the evaluation of the thromboembolic milieu in patients with atrial fibrillation: the PALSE score

Elif Hande Ozcan Cetin, Mustafa Bilal Ozbay, Mehmet Serkan Cetin, Hasan Can Könte, Nezaket Merve Yaman, Bahar Tekin Tak, Firdevs Aysenur Ekizler, Fırat Ozcan, Ozcan Ozeke, Serkan Cay, Burak Akçay, Omac Tufekcioğlu, Serkan Topaloglu, Dursun Aras

Original article

DOI: 10.33963/KP.15402
Pubmed: 32483955
Kardiol Pol 2020;78(7-8):732-740.

Catheter ablation of the cavotricuspid isthmus in patients with atrial flutter: predictors of long-term outcomes

Konrad Dudek, Piotr Futyma, Marian Futyma, Sebastian Stec, Piotr Kułakowski

Original article

DOI: 10.33963/KP.15408
Pubmed: 32500993
Kardiol Pol 2020;78(7-8):741-749.
Short communication

Time from symptom onset to final diagnosis of pulmonary arterial hypertension in Polish patients

Jan Bylica, Marcin Waligóra, Izabella Owsianka, Jerzy Król, Piotr Podolec, Grzegorz Kopeć

Short communication

DOI: 10.33963/KP.15344
Pubmed: 32395970
Kardiol Pol 2020;78(7-8):750-752.

Antithrombotic regimens in patients awaiting heart transplant: a single-center experience

Tomasz Urbanowicz, Anna Olasińska-Wiśniewska, Veronica Cassadei, Ewa Straburzyńska-Migaj, Piotr Buczkowski, Marek Jemielity

Short communication

DOI: 10.33963/KP.15401
Pubmed: 32483954
Kardiol Pol 2020;78(7-8):753-755.

Transcatheter aortic valve implantation through a transcarotid approach and cerebral injury

Aleksandra Stańska, Jadwiga Fijałkowska, Radosław Targoński, Marcin Fijałkowski, Miłosz Jaguszewski, Jan Rogowski, Edyta Szurowska, Dariusz Jagielak

Short communication

DOI: 10.33963/KP.15267
Pubmed: 32238792
Kardiol Pol 2020;78(7-8):756-758.

Long-term mortality after percutaneous coronary intervention with drug-eluting stents compared with coronary artery bypass grafting for multivessel and left main disease: a meta-analysis

Mariusz Kowalewski, Mirosław Gozdek, Kamil Zieliński, Giuseppe M. Raffa, Piotr Suwalski, Roberto Lorusso

Short communication

DOI: 10.33963/KP.15397
Pubmed: 32483953
Kardiol Pol 2020;78(7-8):759-761.

Intravascular ultrasound online guidance during transcatheter valve replacement for native aortic stenosis or failed bioprosthesis

Łukasz Kalińczuk, Zbigniew Chmielak, Kamil Zieliński, Jaffar Khan, Maciej Dąbrowski, Michał Świerczewski, Ilona Michałowska, Marcin Demkow, Adam Witkowski, Gary S. Mintz

Short communication

DOI: 10.33963/KP.15307
Pubmed: 32329320
Kardiol Pol 2020;78(7-8):762-765.

Clinical characteristics and treatment profiles of patients after acute myocardial infarction with left ventricular ejection fraction below 40%: a short 2018–2019 report on the PL‑ACS registry

Bogna Kozłowska, Przemysław Leszek, Jacek Niedziela, Zofia Parma, Jadwiga Nessler, Małgorzata Lelonek, Jarosław Hiczkiewicz, Andrzej Kleinrok, Zygmunt Górny, Piotr Pączek, Zygfryd Reszka, Marianna Janion, Adam Witkowski, Dariusz Dudek, Mariusz Gąsior, Piotr Rozentryt

Short communication

DOI: 10.33963/KP.15377
Pubmed: 32432442
Kardiol Pol 2020;78(7-8):766-769.

Approaches to stimulate clinical reasoning in continuing medical education during the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic

Katarzyna Naylor, Kamil Torres

Short communication

DOI: 10.33963/KP.15419
Pubmed: 32500994
Kardiol Pol 2020;78(7-8):770-772.

An 18-year follow-up after the first successful heart-lung transplant in Poland. Authors’ tribute to the pioneers of heart and lung transplantation

Marian Zembala, Zbigniew Religa, Stephen Large, Jakub Perdeus, Jacek Wojarski, Ewa Nowalany-Kozielska, Justyna Małyszek-Tumidajewicz, Fryderyk Zawadzki, Marta Wajda-Pokrontka, Marek Ochman

Short communication

DOI: 10.33963/KP.15420
Pubmed: 32500995
Kardiol Pol 2020;78(7-8):773-775.
Clinical vignette

How can a 4-liter heart fit in the human chest? Ebstein anomaly diagnosed in adulthood

Aleksandra Ciepłucha, Mary-Tiffany Oduah, Wiktoria Ciepłucha, Adrian Gwizdała, Daria Adamczak, Agnieszka Katarzyńska-Szymańska, Małgorzata Pyda, Olga Trojnarska

Clinical vignette

DOI: 10.33963/KP.15403
Pubmed: 32483956
Kardiol Pol 2020;78(7-8):776-777.

Acute pulmonary embolism and right atrial thrombus as a complication of the central venous access port device for the delivery of chemotherapy

Anna Borowiec, Katarzyna Kurnicka, Dariusz Zieliński, Marzanna Paczyńska, Piotr Pruszczyk

Clinical vignette

DOI: 10.33963/KP.15404
Pubmed: 32486626
Kardiol Pol 2020;78(7-8):778-779.

Real-time microcirculation imaging during beating-heart coronary artery bypass grafting

Andrzej Łoś, Marcin Hellmann

Clinical vignette

DOI: 10.33963/KP.15322
Pubmed: 32347087
Kardiol Pol 2020;78(7-8):780-781.

A golden tube following bioresorbable scaffold implantation

Sandeep Basavarajaiah, Harkaran Kalkat, Richard Watkin

Clinical vignette

DOI: 10.33963/KP.15355
Pubmed: 32395974
Kardiol Pol 2020;78(7-8):782-783.

Catecholamine-induced secondary Takotsubo syndrome in a patient with pheochromocytoma and synchronous papillary renal cell carcinoma

Paweł Rostoff, Krzysztof Krawczyk, Maciej Krupiński, Anna Majda, Karolina Golińska-Grzybała, Jarosław Kiecana, Małgorzata Urbańczyk-Zawadzka, Dorota Pach, Jadwiga Nessler, Grzegorz Gajos

Clinical vignette

DOI: 10.33963/KP.15375
Pubmed: 32431138
Kardiol Pol 2020;78(7-8):784-785.

Nonroutine use of 2‑dimensional speckle tracking echocardiography and fatigue assessment to monitor the effects of therapeutic venesections in a patient with newly diagnosed hereditary hemochromatosis

Michał Świątczak, Katarzyna Sikorska, Grzegorz Raczak, Ludmiła Daniłowicz-Szymanowicz

Clinical vignette

DOI: 10.33963/KP.15357
Pubmed: 32395976
Kardiol Pol 2020;78(7-8):786-787.

Acute contained rupture of DeBakey type II aortic dissection

Steven Laga, Dina De Bock, Inez E. Rodrigus, Bernard P. Paelinck

Clinical vignette

DOI: 10.33963/KP.15320
Pubmed: 32347085
Kardiol Pol 2020;78(7-8):788-789.

Sneaking hematoma beyond the stent implanted for focal stenosis of the right coronary artery: insight from intravascular ultrasound

Akihiro Nakajima, Satoru Mitomo, Ozan M. Demir, Sunao Nakamura

Clinical vignette

DOI: 10.33963/KP.15389
Pubmed: 32458672
Kardiol Pol 2020;78(7-8):790-791.

Modified chimney / snorkel stenting of the left main coronary artery after transcatheter aortic valve implantation

Paweł Tyczyński, Zbigniew Chmielak, Maciej Dąbrowski, Jerzy Pręgowski, Marcin Demkow, Adam Witkowski

Clinical vignette

DOI: 10.33963/KP.15391
Pubmed: 32458674
Kardiol Pol 2020;78(7-8):792-793.

Uncommon giant fistula in the circumflex coronary artery

Alejandro Junco-Vicente, Pablo Flórez, Alfonso Suárez, Helena Cigarrán, Elena Velasco, María Martín

Clinical vignette

DOI: 10.33963/KP.15390
Pubmed: 32458673
Kardiol Pol 2020;78(7-8):794-795.
Letter to the Editor

Predictors of arrhythmia other than QT interval prolongation and the use of β-blocker therapy in the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic. Authors' reply

Elżbieta K. Biernacka, Dariusz A. Kosior, Agnieszka Zienciuk‑Krajka, Maria Miszczak‑Knecht, Maciej Kempa, Andrzej Przybylski

Letter to the Editor

DOI: 10.33963/KP.15564
Kardiol Pol 2020;78(7-8):796-797.

Mechanical thrombectomy for ischemic stroke: a role for cardiology!

L. Nelson Hopkins

Letter to the Editor

DOI: 10.33963/KP.15565
Kardiol Pol 2020;78(7-8):798-799.

Mechanical thrombectomy for ischemic stroke: “time is brain” is a no-brainer

Kolja Sievert, Stefan Bertog, Marius Hornung, Iris Q. Grunwald, Anna Podlasek, Horst Sievert

Letter to the Editor

DOI: 10.33963/KP.15567
Kardiol Pol 2020;78(7-8):801-802.

Mechanical thrombectomy for ischemic stroke: why is it still a gleam in people’s eyes in Poland?

Adam Witkowski

Letter to the Editor

DOI: 10.33963/KP.15568
Kardiol Pol 2020;78(7-8):802-803.

Mechanical thrombectomy for ischemic stroke: deceptive access promoted by leading neurologists harms patients

Rafał T. Niżankowski

Letter to the Editor

DOI: 10.33963/KP.15569
Kardiol Pol 2020;78(7-8):803-804.

Mechanical thrombectomy for ischemic stroke: interventional cardiology fills the fundamental gap in the system

Carlos Alejandro Alvarez

Letter to the Editor

DOI: 10.33963/KP.15570
Kardiol Pol 2020;78(7-8):804-806.

Mechanical thrombectomy for ischemic stroke: Poland—time to move on! Authors’ reply

Piotr Musiałek, Stanisław Tomasz Kowalczyk, Artur Klecha

Letter to the Editor

DOI: 10.33963/KP.15571
Kardiol Pol 2020;78(7-8):806-807.

The role of cardiologists in the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic

Francesco Fedele, Fabio Infusino, Paolo Severino, Massimo Mancone

Letter to the Editor

DOI: 10.33963/KP.15572
Kardiol Pol 2020;78(7-8):808-809.

The role of cardiologists in the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic. Authors’ reply

Grzegorz Sławiński, Ewa Lewicka

Letter to the Editor

DOI: 10.33963/KP.15573
Kardiol Pol 2020;78(7-8):809-810.
Special report

Chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine for the prevention and therapy of coronavirus disease 2019: new hopes and old cardiovascular concerns

Ewa A. Jankowska, Radosław Sierpiński, Michał Tkaczyszyn, Marcin Drozd, Joanna Szachniewicz, Marta Duda-Sikuła, Brygida Knysz, Krzysztof Simon, Leszek Szenborn, Piotr Ponikowski

DOI: 10.33963/KP.15511
Pubmed: 32687267
Kardiol Pol 2020;78(7-8):811-817.

Cardiac emergencies during the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic in the light of the current evidence

Mateusz Sokolski, Justyna Maria Sokolska, Robert Zymliński, Jan Biegus, Waldemar Banasiak, Krzysztof Reczuch, Piotr Ponikowski

DOI: 10.33963/KP.15516
Pubmed: 32687268
Kardiol Pol 2020;78(7-8):818-824.
Expert opinion and position paper

Levosimendan in the treatment of patients with acute cardiac conditions: an expert opinion of the Association of Intensive Cardiac Care of the Polish Cardiac Society

Agnieszka Tycińska, Marek Gierlotka, Jarosław Bugajski, Marek Deja, Rafał Depukat, Marcin Gruchała, Grzegorz Grześk, Jarosław D. Kasprzak, Jacek Kubica, Ewa Kucewicz-Czech, Przemysław Leszek, Joanna Płonka, Bożena Sobkowicz, Ewa Straburzyńska-Migaj, Katarzyna Wilk, Barbara Zawiślak, Robert Zymliński, Janina Stępińska

Expert opinion

DOI: 10.33963/KP.15551
Pubmed: 32788567
Kardiol Pol 2020;78(7-8):825-834.
Memoriam article

Professor Zdzisława Kornacewicz‑Jach (1950–2020)

Krystyna Łoboz‑Grudzień

Obituary

DOI: 10.33963/KP.15574
Kardiol Pol 2020;78(7-8):835-836.

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