Vol 79, No 7-8 (2021)

Date published: 2021-08-27

Table of Contents

open access

From the Editor

The highest Impact Factor of Kardiologia Polska announced in June 2021: we did it!

Anetta Undas

Editorial

DOI: 10.33963/KP.a2021.0082
Pubmed: 34494249
Kardiol Pol 2021;79(7-8):723-724.
Editorial

The intriguing association between patent foramen ovale and atrial fibrillation

David J Spence, Luciano A Sposato

Editorial

DOI: 10.33963/KP.a2021.0028
Pubmed: 34060639
Kardiol Pol 2021;79(7-8):725-727.

Gene variants of the renin angiotensin aldosterone system for risk stratification in heart disease

Barry R Palmer

Editorial

DOI: 10.33963/KP.a2021.0038
Pubmed: 34125950
Kardiol Pol 2021;79(7-8):728-729.

In-hospital outcomes in COVID-19 patients: Did we learn something?

Marijana Tadic, Cesare Cuspidi

Editorial

DOI: 10.33963/KP.a2021.0027
Pubmed: 34060638
Kardiol Pol 2021;79(7-8):730-732.
Review

Fibromuscular dysplasia: its various phenotypes in everyday practice in 2021

Patricia Van der Niepen, Tom Robberechts, Hannes Devos, Frank van Tussenbroek, Andrzej Januszewicz, Alexandre Persu

Review paper

DOI: 10.33963/KP.a2021.0040
Pubmed: 34166522
Kardiol Pol 2021;79(7-8):733-744.

Short-term heart rate variability in resting conditions: methodological considerations

Abel Plaza-Florido, Jerzy Sacha, Juan MA Alcantara

Review paper

DOI: 10.33963/KP.a2021.0054
Pubmed: 34227676
Kardiol Pol 2021;79(7-8):745-755.
Original article

Patent foramen ovale and left atrial appendage flow velocity predict atrial fibrillation recurrence post cryoballoon ablation

Grzegorz Kiełbasa, Agnieszka Bednarek, Adam Bednarski, Agnieszka Olszanecka, Tomasz Sondej, Aleksander Kusiak, Wiktoria Wojciechowska, Marek Rajzer, Marek Jastrzębski

Original article

DOI: 10.33963/KP.a2021.0004
Pubmed: 34002841
Kardiol Pol 2021;79(7-8):756-764.

Key genetic variants in the renin-angiotensin system and left ventricular mass in a cohort of Polish patients with heart failure

Iwona Gorący, Małgorzata Peregud-Pogorzelska, Krzysztof Safranow, Andrzej Ciechanowicz

Original article

DOI: 10.33963/KP.15989
Pubmed: 33926172
Kardiol Pol 2021;79(7-8):765-772.

Association between cardiovascular disease, cardiovascular drug therapy, and in-hospital outcomes in patients with COVID-19: data from a large single-center registry in Poland

Michał Terlecki, Wiktoria Wojciechowska, Marek Klocek, Agnieszka Olszanecka, Katarzyna Stolarz-Skrzypek, Tomasz Grodzicki, Maciej Małecki, Barbara Katra, Aleksander Garlicki, Monika Bociąga-Jasik, Krzysztof Sładek, Andrzej Matyja, Jerzy Wordliczek, Agnieszka Słowik, Tomasz Mach, Katarzyna Krzanowska, Marcin Krzanowski, Paweł Stręk, Piotr Chłosta, Piotr Hydzik, Mariusz Korkosz, Tadeusz Popiela, Maciej Pilecki, Artur Gądek, Marek Rajzer

Original article

DOI: 10.33963/KP.15990
Pubmed: 33926173
Kardiol Pol 2021;79(7-8):773-780.

The impact of chronic alcohol overuse on heart function and prognosis: layer-specific longitudinal strain and mid-term outcome analysis

Piotr Hamala, Jarosław D Kasprzak, Anna Bińkowska, Kamilla Zawitkowska-Witczak, Marlena Broncel, Anna Piekarska, Karina Wierzbowska-Drabik

Original article

DOI: 10.33963/KP.15986
Pubmed: 33926169
Kardiol Pol 2021;79(7-8):781-788.

Pregnancy-related cardiac non-elective hospitalizations and pregnancy outcomes. A tertiary referral cardiac center experience

Magdalena Lipczyńska, Kamila Janisz, Piotr Szymański, Elżbieta K Biernacka, Katarzyna Hanus-Durlej, Marzena Dębska, Ilona Kowalik, Anna Drohomirecka, Joanna Zakrzewska-Koperska, Agnieszka Sioma, Karolina Kryczka, Aleksander Prejbisz, Piotr Hoffman

Original article

DOI: 10.33963/KP.15985
Pubmed: 33926168
Kardiol Pol 2021;79(7-8):789-795.

Patients scheduled for TAVI tend to form abnormal fibrin clots more resistant to lysis: the impact of age

Maria Jaworska-Wilczyńska, Joanna Natorska, Jakub Siudut, Karolina Marzec, Ilona Kowalik, Tomasz Hryniewiecki, Anetta Undas

Original article

DOI: 10.33963/KP.a2021.0005
Pubmed: 34002842
Kardiol Pol 2021;79(7-8):796-803.

Endothelial function in patients with critical and non-critical limb ischemia undergoing endovascular treatment

Paweł Kaczmarczyk, Marzena Frołow, Rafał Januszek, Andrzej Belowski, Iwona Gregorczyk-Maga, Stefan Chlopicki, Paweł Maga

Original article

DOI: 10.33963/KP.a2021.0010
Pubmed: 34002844
Kardiol Pol 2021;79(7-8):804-812.

Is cytisine contraindicated in smoking patients with coronary artery disease after percutaneous coronary intervention?

Bogumił Ramotowski, Andrzej Budaj

Original article

DOI: 10.33963/KP.a2021.0025
Pubmed: 34060636
Kardiol Pol 2021;79(7-8):813-819.

Temporal trends of transcatheter aortic valve implantation in a high-volume academic center over 10 years

Zenon Huczek, Bartosz Rymuza, Maciej Mazurek, Radosław Wilimski, Piotr Scisło, Karol Zbroński, Kajetan Grodecki, Szymon Jędrzejczyk, Ewa Pędzich-Placha, Piotr Hendzel, Krzysztof J Filipiak, Grzegorz Opolski, Janusz Kochman

Original article

DOI: 10.33963/KP.a2021.0030
Pubmed: 34076883
Kardiol Pol 2021;79(7-8):820-826.

Long-term clinical follow-up of the resorbable magnesium scaffolds in acute coronary syndrome patients

Adrian Włodarczak, Magdalena Łanocha, Maciej Lesiak, Johan Benett, Marek Szudrowicz, Artur Jastrzębski, Maciej Pęcherzewski, Jan Jakub Kulczycki, Łukasz Furtan, Karol Turkiewicz, Andrzej Korda

Original article

DOI: 10.33963/KP.a2021.0035
Pubmed: 34125947
Kardiol Pol 2021;79(7-8):827-832.

Expression of versican mRNA transcript to predict cardiac remodelling after myocardial infarction

Aleksandra Chabior, Aleksandra Gąsecka, Michał Marchel, Roksana Gozdowska, Agnieszka Makowska, Karolina Maciak, Monika Góra, Krzysztof J Filipiak, Beata Burzyńska, Grzegorz Opolski

Original article

DOI: 10.33963/KP.a2021.0042
Pubmed: 34166520
Kardiol Pol 2021;79(7-8):833-840.

The Revised Self-Care of Heart Failure Index — a new tool for assessing the self-care of Polish patients with heart failure

Natalia Świątoniowska-Lonc, Jacek Polański, Iwona Pilarczyk-Wróblewska, Beata Jankowska-Polańska

Original article

DOI: 10.33963/KP.a2021.0009
Pubmed: 34002843
Kardiol Pol 2021;79(7-8):841-847.
Short communication

Procedural volume of cardiac electrotherapy procedures does not have to be reduced during COVID-19 pandemic — one year analysis from a tertiary Polish center

Szymon Budrejko, Maciej Kempa, Tomasz Królak, Grzegorz Raczak

Short communication

DOI: 10.33963/KP.a2021.0001
Pubmed: 34013513
Kardiol Pol 2021;79(7-8):848-850.

Analysis of 75 consecutive COVID-19 ECMO cases in Warsaw Centre for Extracorporeal Therapies

Piotr Suwalski, Dominik Drobiński, Radosław Smoczyński, Marzena Franczyk, Wojciech Sarnowski, Agnieszka Gajewska, Anna Witkowska, Waldemar Wierzba, Artur Zaczyński, Zbigniew Król, Konstanty Szułdrzyński, Robert Gałązkowski, Wojciech Nowak, Mateusz Konstantynowicz, Maciej Dąbrowski, Andrzej Rydzewski, Maciej Bartczak, Maciej Puchniewicz, Tomasz Apel, Mariusz Kowalewski, Jakub Staromłyński

Short communication

DOI: 10.33963/KP.a2021.0011
Pubmed: 34013516
Kardiol Pol 2021;79(7-8):851-854.

The short-term benefit from nurse-led ambulatory care supported by non-invasive haemodynamic assessment in patients after acute heart failure decompensation depends on time since hospital discharge

Paweł Krzesiński, Agata Galas, Katarzyna Piotrowicz, Adam Stańczyk, Janusz Siebert, Ewa Anita Jankowska, Paweł Siwołowski, Piotr Gutknecht, Paweł Chrom, Dominika Szalewska, Waldemar Banasiak, Piotr Ponikowski, Grzegorz Gielerak

Short communication

DOI: 10.33963/KP.a2021.0012
Pubmed: 34002845
Kardiol Pol 2021;79(7-8):855-857.

Managed care for acute myocardial infarction survivors in the Silesian agglomeration during the COVID-19 pandemic

Katarzyna Wilkosz, Krystian Wita, Mariusz Gąsior, Daniel Cieśla

Short communication

DOI: 10.33963/KP.a2021.0020
Pubmed: 34029373
Kardiol Pol 2021;79(7-8):858-860.

Short-term stent strut coverage: optical coherence tomography vs high-definition intravascular ultrasound

Magdalena Dobrolińska, Paweł Gąsior, Tomasz Roleder, Andrzej Ochała, Wojciech Wojakowski

Short communication

DOI: 10.33963/KP.a2021.0026
Pubmed: 34060637
Kardiol Pol 2021;79(7-8):861-863.

Direct oral anticoagulants in patients with atrial fibrillation and liver cirrhosis: a single-center experience

Gabriela Rusin, Michał Ząbczyk, Joanna Natorska, Krzysztof Piotr Malinowski, Anetta Undas

Short communication

DOI: 10.33963/KP.a2021.0036
Pubmed: 34125948
Kardiol Pol 2021;79(7-8):864-866.

Pol-tako — the first, nationwide Polish multicenter analysis of patients with takotsubo syndrome

Monika Budnik, Radosław Piątkowski, Martyna Zaleska, Dorota Ochijewicz, Małgorzata Zalewska-Adamiec, Renata Rajtar-Salwa, Michał Susuł, Miłosz Marona, Agnieszka Wojtkowska, Aneta Klotzka, Sylwia Iwańczyk, Dominika Duda-Pyszny, Jacek Legutko, Mariusz Gąsior, Maciej Lesiak, Jarosław Kaźmierczak, Andrzej Wysokiński, Piotr Ponikowski, Przemysław Leszek, Stanisław Bartuś, Sławomir Dobrzycki, Grzegorz Opolski

Short communication

DOI: 10.33963/KP.a2021.0037
Pubmed: 34125949
Kardiol Pol 2021;79(7-8):867-869.

The effect of a dynamic increase in afterload on the first-phase ejection fraction

Katarzyna Cebrowska, Andrzej Minczykowski, Przemysław Guzik, Agnieszka Banaszak, Andrzej Wykrętowicz

Short communication

DOI: 10.33963/KP.a2021.0041
Pubmed: 34166521
Kardiol Pol 2021;79(7-8):870-872.
Clinical vignette

Fontan tunnel puncture with 3-dimensional image fusion guidance for ablation of supraventricular arrhythmia in a patient with unique anatomy

Michał Gałeczka, Oskar Kowalski, Roland Fiszer

Clinical vignette

DOI: 10.33963/KP.15971
Pubmed: 33909387
Kardiol Pol 2021;79(7-8):873-874.

Stent underexpansion due to heavy calcification in a patient with recent acute coronary syndrome successfully treated with lithotripsy

Rafał Januszek, Stanisław Bartuś

Clinical vignette

DOI: 10.33963/KP.15970
Pubmed: 33909386
Kardiol Pol 2021;79(7-8):875-876.

Iatrogenic embolism caused by fractured vascular port: successful endovascular treatment

Arkadiusz Pietrasik, Aleksandra Gąsecka, Katarzyna Pieniak, Grzegorz Karpiński, Janusz Kochman, Szymon Darocha, Marcin Kurzyna

Clinical vignette

DOI: 10.33963/KP.15991
Pubmed: 33926174
Kardiol Pol 2021;79(7-8):877-878.

Iatrogenic perirenal urinary extravasation following percutaneous coronary intervention

Maciej Sałagaj, Artur Dębski, Paweł Tyczyński, Tomasz Oleksiuk, Adam Witkowski

Clinical vignette

DOI: 10.33963/KP.a2021.0006
Pubmed: 34002849
Kardiol Pol 2021;79(7-8):879-880.

Multiple accessory left atrial appendages on cardiac computed tomography

Shu Yoshihara, Taku Yaegashi, Masaki Matsunaga, Masaaki Naito

Clinical vignette

DOI: 10.33963/KP.a2021.0007
Pubmed: 34002850
Kardiol Pol 2021;79(7-8):881-882.

Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy or hypertensive heart disease?

Jacek Migaj, Marta Kałużna-Oleksy, Magdalena Janus, Magdalena Dudek, Maciej Lesiak, Zofia Oko-Sarnowska

Clinical vignette

DOI: 10.33963/KP.a2021.0017
Pubmed: 34019694
Kardiol Pol 2021;79(7-8):883-884.

Challenging mitral paravalvular leak and recurrent infective endocarditis

Katarzyna Elżbieta Gil, Christine Jellis, Amar Krishnaswamy

Clinical vignette

DOI: 10.33963/KP.a2021.0016
Pubmed: 34019693
Kardiol Pol 2021;79(7-8):885-886.

More than the eye can see: Left ventricular global longitudinal strain assessment in patient with Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy within a 9-month follow-up

Sonia J Konsek-Komorowska, Piotr Cygański, Andrzej Rynkiewicz

Clinical vignette

DOI: 10.33963/KP.a2021.0018
Pubmed: 34029371
Kardiol Pol 2021;79(7-8):887-888.

Successful revascularization of total occlusion of the left anterior descending artery in patient with COVID-19 infection and treatment-resistant heart failure

Krystian Gruszka, Piotr Jankowski, Stanisław Bartuś, Marek Rajzer

Clinical vignette

DOI: 10.33963/KP.a2021.0019
Pubmed: 34029372
Kardiol Pol 2021;79(7-8):889-890.

Double chambered right ventricle in a patient with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. A unique coexistence

Paweł Tyczyński, Mateusz Śpiewak, Przemysław Chmielewski, Krzysztof Kotliński, Tomasz Deptuch, Adam Witkowski, Piotr Szymański

Clinical vignette

DOI: 10.33963/KP.a2021.0023
Pubmed: 34051104
Kardiol Pol 2021;79(7-8):891-892.

Right atrial lipoma: the significance of multimodality imaging

Patrycja Molek, Małgorzata Urbańczyk-Zawadzka, Małgorzata Mielnik, Barbara Szlosarczyk, Jadwiga Nessler, Andrzej Gackowski

Clinical vignette

DOI: 10.33963/KP.a2021.0024
Pubmed: 34060635
Kardiol Pol 2021;79(7-8):893-894.

Cardiac resynchronization therapy as a bridge to adult congenital heart surgery

Karolina Borowiec, Elżbieta Katarzyna Biernacka, Mirosław Kowalski, Olgierd Woźniak, Maciej Sterliński, Artur Oręziak, Jacek Różański, Mariusz Kuśmierczyk, Piotr Hoffman

Clinical vignette

DOI: 10.33963/KP.a2021.0029
Pubmed: 34076882
Kardiol Pol 2021;79(7-8):895-896.
Letter to the Editor

Atypical patterns of de Winter sign: Even more confusion in clinical practice

Kenan Yalta, Ugur Ozkan, Ertan Yetkin

Letter to the Editor

DOI: 10.33963/KP.a2021.0049
Pubmed: 34176115
Kardiol Pol 2021;79(7-8):897-898.

Timely recognition of acute coronary occlusion in patients presenting without ST-segment elevation: a major clinical challenge. Author’s reply

Konstantinos C Theodoropoulos, Antonios Ziakas, Nikolaos PE Kadoglou, George Kassimis

Letter to the Editor

DOI: 10.33963/KP.a2021.0050
Pubmed: 34176116
Kardiol Pol 2021;79(7-8):899-900.
Expert opinion and position paper

Comprehensive cardiac rehabilitation as the keystone in the secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease

Anna Jegier, Dominika Szalewska, Agnieszka Mawlichanów, Tadeusz Bednarczyk, Zbigniew Eysymontt, Michał Gałaszek, Artur Mamcarz, Anna Mierzyńska, Ewa Piotrowicz, Ryszard Piotrowicz, Krzysztof Smarż, Edyta Smolis-Bąk, Ewa Straburzyńska-Migaj, Jadwiga Wolszakiewicz

Expert opinion

DOI: 10.33963/KP.a2021.0066
Pubmed: 34268725
Kardiol Pol 2021;79(7-8):901-916.

An expert opinion of the Polish Cardiac Society Working Group on Pulmonary Circulation and the Polish Society for Rheumatology on the diagnosis and treatment of pulmonary hypertension in patients with connective tissue disease

Tatiana Mularek-Kubzdela, Michał Ciurzyński, Otylia Kowal Bielecka, Jarosław D Kasprzak, Grzegorz Kopeć, Katarzyna Mizia-Stec, Ewa Mroczek, Ewa Lewicka, Ilona Skoczylas, Marek Grabka, Michał Furdal, Michał Florczyk, Marek Brzosko, Bogdan Batko, Hanna Przepiera-Będzak, Włodzimierz Samborski, Eugeniusz J Kucharz

Expert opinion

DOI: 10.33963/KP.a2021.0055
Pubmed: 34227677
Kardiol Pol 2021;79(7-8):917-929.

The diagnosis and management of spontaneous coronary artery dissection — expert opinion of the Association of Cardiovascular Interventions (ACVI) of Polish Cardiac Society

Jacek Kądziela, Janusz Kochman, Marek Grygier, Ilona Michałowska, Mariusz Tomaniak, Wojciech Wojakowski, Aleksander Araszkiewicz, Maciej Dąbrowski, Michał Hawranek, Zenon Huczek, Paweł Kralisz, Jacek Kusa, Tomasz Roleder, Andrzej Januszewicz, Adam Witkowski, David Adlam, Stanisław Bartuś

Expert opinion

DOI: 10.33963/KP.a2021.0068
Pubmed: 34292564
Kardiol Pol 2021;79(7-8):930-943.

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