Biomedical papers, 2013 (vol. 157), issue 1

Editorial

Vladimir Lonsky

Biomed Pap Med Fac Univ Palacky Olomouc Czech Repub. 2013, 157(1):

Optimizing the pacing site in the ventricular septum by fluoroscopy and morphology of the paced QRS complex

Libor Kamenik, Pavel Sedlon, Tomas Hnatek, Eva Krcova, Jiri Jarkovsky, Simona Littnerova, Milos Taborsky

Biomed Pap Med Fac Univ Palacky Olomouc Czech Repub. 2013, 157(1):56-63 | 10.5507/bp.2011.063

Review

Multidisciplinary approach to a Marfan syndrome patient with emphasis on cardiovascular complications

Petr Santavy

Biomed Pap Med Fac Univ Palacky Olomouc Czech Repub. 2013, 157(1):1-4 | 10.5507/bp.2013.023

Original papers

HLA compatibility index: does it have a role in patients after heart transplantation?

Helena Bedanova, Marek Orban, Jiri Ondrasek, Radka Stepanova, Petr Nemec

Biomed Pap Med Fac Univ Palacky Olomouc Czech Repub. 2013, 157(1):5-11 | 10.5507/bp.2012.111

Speckle tracking echocardiography derived systolic longitudinal strain is better than rest single photon emission tomography perfusion imaging for nonviable myocardium identification

Martin Hutyra, Tomas Skala, Milan Kaminek, David Horak, Martin Kocher, Zbynek Tudos, Jiri Jarkovsky, Jan Precek, Milos Taborsky

Biomed Pap Med Fac Univ Palacky Olomouc Czech Repub. 2013, 157(1):12-21 | 10.5507/bp.2012.072

Real time 3-dimensional transesophageal echocardiography is more specific than 2-dimensional TEE in the assessment of left atrial appendage thrombosis

Dan Marek, David Vindis, Eva Kocianova

Biomed Pap Med Fac Univ Palacky Olomouc Czech Repub. 2013, 157(1):22-26 | 10.5507/bp.2012.012

Usefulness of exercise tissue doppler echocardiography for prognostic stratification of congestive heart failure patients with left ventricular systolic dysfunction

Ondrej Ludka, Jan Trna, Lujza Galkova, Viktor Musil, Jindrich Spinar

Biomed Pap Med Fac Univ Palacky Olomouc Czech Repub. 2013, 157(1):27-34 | 10.5507/bp.2012.014

Impact of pulmonary hypertension on early hemodynamics, morbidity and mortality after orthotopic heart transplantation. A single center study

Helena Bedanova, Marek Orban, Dusan Vrsansky, Lenka Spinarova, Petr Hude, Jan Krejci, Jiri Ondrasek, Petr Nemec

Biomed Pap Med Fac Univ Palacky Olomouc Czech Repub. 2013, 157(1):35-40 | 10.5507/bp.2012.026

Prehypertension in dyslipidemic individuals; relationship to metabolic parameters and intima-media thickness

David Karasek, Helena Vaverkova, Milan Halenka, Dagmar Jackuliakova, Zdenek Frysak, Jiri Orsag, Dalibor Novotny

Biomed Pap Med Fac Univ Palacky Olomouc Czech Repub. 2013, 157(1):41-49 | 10.5507/bp.2012.046

The effect of spironolactone in patients with resistant arterial hypertension in relation to baseline blood pressure and secondary causes of hypertension

Jan Vaclavik, Richard Sedlak, Jiri Jarkovsky, Eva Kocianova, Milos Taborsky

Biomed Pap Med Fac Univ Palacky Olomouc Czech Repub. 2013, 157(1):50-55 | 10.5507/bp.2012.078

Endoscopic radial artery harvesting for coronary artery bypass grafting. A single center evolving experience

Martin Simek, Pavel Marcian, Marek Gwozdziewicz, Fluger Ivo, Patrick Tobbia, Vladimir Lonsky

Biomed Pap Med Fac Univ Palacky Olomouc Czech Repub. 2013, 157(1):64-69 | 10.5507/bp.2012.032

Endoscopic vs open saphenous vein harvest for coronary artery bypass grafting: A leg-related morbidity and histological comparison

Radim Brat, Jaroslav Horacek, Jiri Sieja

Biomed Pap Med Fac Univ Palacky Olomouc Czech Repub. 2013, 157(1):70-74 | 10.5507/bp.2012.011

Quality of life after transcatheter aortic valve implantation and surgical replacement in high-risk elderly patients

Petr Kala, Martin Tretina, Martin Poloczek, Jiri Ondrasek, Petr Malik, Petr Pokorny, Jiri Parenica, Jindrich Spinar, Jiri Jarkovsky, Simona Littnerova, Petr Nemec

Biomed Pap Med Fac Univ Palacky Olomouc Czech Repub. 2013, 157(1):75-80 | 10.5507/bp.2012.062

Peripheral tissue oxygenation during standard CPB and miniaturized CPB (direct oxymetric tissue perfusion monitoring study)

Jiri Mandak, Vladimir Brzek, Vladimir Svitek, Martin Dergel, James Lago Chek, Martin Volt, Miroslav Horak, Jaroslav Kubicek, Vladimir Lonsky

Biomed Pap Med Fac Univ Palacky Olomouc Czech Repub. 2013, 157(1):81-89 | 10.5507/bp.2012.004

Book review

Jens Peter NØRGAARD, and Alan S HARRIS. A passion for peptides. Desmopressin: the history, the science, the people and the company behind it

Alexander Oulton

Biomed Pap Med Fac Univ Palacky Olomouc Czech Repub. 2013, 157(1):