2016

2016-4

EDITORIAL

  1. Subclinical thyroid dysfunction and non-valvular atrial fibrillation
    Catalina Poiana, Raluca Trifanescu

REVIEW

  1. Role of new echocardiographic techniques in the detection of cancer treatment-related cardiac dysfunction. Current status and further perspectives
    Diana Alexandra Cherata, Luigi Paolo Badano, Doina Carstea, Denisa Muraru
  2. The year in cardiology 2015: prevention
    M. John Chapman, Stefan Blankenberg, and Ulf Landmesser
  3. Microcirculation as a target of myocardial reperfusion in acute coronary syndromes
    Simina Crisan, Cristina Vacarescu, Alina-Ramona Nicola, Mihai-Andrei Lazar, Dragos Cozma, Cristian Mornos, Lucian Petrescu
  4. Heart Team in cardiovascular disease–between utility and limits
    Smaranda Radu, Mariana Floria, Genoveva Livia Baroi, Cristina Bocinca, Anca Ouatu, Daniela Maria Tanase, Ovidiu Mitu, Florin Mitu

ORIGINAL ARTICLES

  1. Arterial stiffness and cardiovascular risk
    Emilia Dana Baibata, Oana Catalina Cosor, Florin Mitu, Mircea Iurciuc, Silvia Mancas
  2. Latent thyroid dysfunction in elderly patients with persistent nonvalvular atrial fibrillation
    Gabriela Silvia Gheorghe, Andreea Simona Hodorogea, Irina Parvu, Adriana Mihaela Iliesiu, Ana Ciobanu, Ioan Tiberiu Nanea
  3. Ivabradine initiation during vulnerable phase in patients hospitalized for decompensated heart failure
    Dan Darabantiu, Radu Lala, Adina Pop Moldovan, Luminita Pilat, Maria Puschita, Ruxandra Christodorescu

CASE PRESENTATIONS

  1. A “stressful” cardiomyopathy
    Daniela I. Anghelina, Emanuel Stoica, Radu Stavaru, Lucian Zarma, Carmen Ginghina
  2. An unusual cause of myocardial ischemia in young adults
    Gabriela Puha, Catalina Lionte, Cristina Bologa, Laurentiu Sorodoc
  3. The management of complex coronary lesions in a patient with Takayasu arteritis
    Liviu Macovei, Larisa Anghel, Mircea Balasanian, Dan Mihai Alexandrescu, Catalina Arsenescu Georgescu
  4. Acute aortic dissection – always surprising
    Bogdan Radulescu, Silvia Preda, Liana Valeanu, Ruxandra Jurcut, Vlad Anton Iliescu

IMAGES IN CARDIOLOGY

  1. A case of arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy – not only a right ventricular disease
    Alin Alexandru Ionescu, Monica Chivulescu, Alina Nicula, Bogdan Alexandru Popescu, Carmen Ginghina, Ruxandra Jurcut
  2. Rare cause of acute myocardial infarction with dramatic presentation
    Florin Purcarea, Adrian Negoita, Marin Postu

UPDATES IN CARDIOLOGY

  1. Updates in cardiology

GUIDELINES

  1. Ghidurile ESC 2015 pentru managementul pacienţilor cu aritmii ventriculare şi prevenţia morţii subite cardiace

REVIEWERS 2016

  1. Revizori

AGENDA

  1. NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL CARDIOLOGY AGENDA 2017

INSTRUCTIONS FOR AUTHORS

  1. Instructions for authors

2016-3

REVIEW

  1. Lytic therapy and pharmaco-invasive treatment in elderly patients with STEMI
    Frans Van de Verf
  2. Identification of patients with acute heart failure safe for emergency department discharge
    Sean P. Collins, Ovidiu Chioncel, Gregory J. Fermann, Phillip D. Levy, Alan B. Storrow, Peter S. Pang
  3. Contemporary management of obstructive hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: focus on technical advances in surgical myectomy
    Lucian Florin Dorobantu, Paolo Spirito, Cristina Caldararu, Maria Alexandrescu, Ruxandra Jurcut, Bogdan Alexandru Popescu, Ana Fruntelata, Robert Adam, Gheorghe Cerin, Paolo Ferrazzi
  4. Myocardial ischemia in rheumatic inflammatory diseases
    Ciprian Rezus, Anca Cardoneanu, Nicoleta Dima, Adeline Josephine Funingana Cumpata, Elena Rezus
  5. Antithrombotic treatment in acute coronary syndrome in elderly patients
    Simina Crisan, Cristina Vacarescu, Alina-Ramona Nicola, Mihai Andrei Lazar, Dragos Cozma, Rodica Dan, Lucian Petrescu
  6. The year in cardiology 2015: imaging
    Oliver Gaemperli, Victoria Delgado, Gilbert Habib, Philipp A. Kaufmann, and Jeroen J. Bax

ORIGINAL ARTICLES

  1. Clinical and echocardiographic characteristics of the flow-gradient patterns in patients with severe aortic stenosis and preserved left ventricular ejection fraction
    Andreea Calin, Anca D. Mateescu, Monica Rosca, Carmen Beladan, Roxana Enache, Maria Magdalena Gurzun, Cosmin Calin, Simona Botezatu, Carmen Ginghina, Bogdan A. Popescu
  2. Prolonged QRS duration: poor outcome for coronary artery disease
    Larisa Anghel, Liviu Macovei, Cătălina Arsenescu Georgescu
  3. The activity of the Interventional Cardiology Centers in Romania: a 2015 overview
    Marin Postu, Lucian Predescu, Stefan Mot
  4. Myocardial revascularization using bilateral mammary arteries
    Bogdan Radulescu, Silvia Pieleanu, Vlad Anton Iliescu
  5. Evaluation of echocardiographic optimization of cardiac resynchronization therapy using VTI parameters
    Zsolt Gyalai, Zsuzsanna Jeremias, Andrea Rab, Roxana Rudzik, Dan Dobreanu

CASE PRESENTATIONS

  1. Unusual cause of acute myocardial infarction after surgery for intramural hematoma of the ascending aorta
    Lucian Predescu, Adrian Mereuta, Carmen Beladan, Aura Popa, Andrei Iosifescu, Alina Paunescu, Carmen Ginghina, Dan Deleanu
  2. The de Winter T waves – an unusual presentation of left anterior descending artery occlusion
    Valentin Chioncel, Anamaria Avram, Alexandru Cristian Ion, Crina Sinescu

IMAGES IN CARDIOLOGY

  1. Giant left atrium opening a new window to the heart
    Dragos Cozma, Cristina Vacarescu, Simina Crisan, Emilia Violeta Goanta, Mihai Andrei Lazar, Cristian Mornos, Adina Ionac, Lucian Petrescu

UPDATES IN CARDIOLOGY

  1. Updates in cardiology

GUIDELINES

  1. Ghid de management al endocarditei infecţioase 2015

AGENDA

  1. NATIONAL CARDIOLOGY AGENDA 2016

INSTRUCTIONS FOR AUTHORS

  1. Instructions for authors

2016-2

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EDITORIAL

  1. Request for competent support: Romanian Journal of Cardiology
    Carmen Ginghina

ORIGINAL ARTICLES

  1. Lower incidence of anterior ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction in obese patients
    Razvan Constantin Serban, Laszlo Hadadi, Ioana Sus, Eva Katalin Lakatos, Zoltan Demjen, Irina Pintilie, Alina Scridon
  2. Utility of TEI index in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension: prognostic parameter and correlation with treatment, clinical parameters and right heart catheterization
    Alexandru Ioan Deaconu, Silvia Iancovici, Alexandrina Nastasa, Alexandra Acostachioae, Diana Zamfir, Tudor Constantinescu, Claudia Toma, Dragos Zaharia, Miron Bogdan, Maria Dorobantu
  3. Contemporary use of digoxin in clinical practice
    Carmen Ginghina, Monica Chivulescu, Andreea Calin, Gabriela Raileanu, Eduard Apetrei
  4. Comparison of current guidelines for primary prevention of sudden cardiac death in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy – is clinical practice consistent?
    Adriana Mursa, Alina Dinu, Monica Rosca, Marinela Serban, Carmen Beladan, Cosmin Calin, Nicoleta Ferariu, Bogdan A.Popescu, Carmen Ginghina, Ruxandra Jurcut

REVIEWS

  1. Change of paradigm in pathogenesis of non-ST segment elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI)
    Rodica Dan, Lucian Petrescu
  2. The year in cardiology 2015: heart failure
    Michel Komajda, Frank Ruschitzka

CASE PRESENTATIONS

  1. Is there an ideal antiplatelet agent for preventing stent thrombosis?
    Dan Mihai Alexandrescu, Liviu Macovei, Cristina Ciobanu, Larisa Anghel, Amin Bazyani, Ana Tanasa, Catalina Arsenescu Georgescu
  2. First-in-man unprotected left main stenting with Stentys Xposition S self-apposing sirolimus eluting stent using Culotte technique
    Marin Postu, Nicolae Carstea, Sanda Postu-Plugaru, Lucian M. Predescu
  3. Isolated persistent left superior vein cava unmasked by a simple non-invasive cardiac imaging
    Smaranda Radu, Mariana Floria, Ovidiu Mitu, Florin Mitu
  4. Dramatic complications of antiphospholipid syndrome
    Daniela I. Anghelina, Oana Ionita, Vlad A. Iliescu, Ovidiu Chioncel
  5. A case of CRT super-responder using fusion pacing without right ventricular lead: a 5 year follow-up
    Cristina Vacarescu, Lucian Petrescu, Emilia Violeta Goanta, Simina Crisan, Cristian Mornos, Mihai Andrei Lazar, Oana Patru, Dragos Cozma

IMAGES IN CARDIOLOGY

  1. Gerbode-type, left ventricular to right atrial communication in a 63-year-old patient
    Lelia Strimbu, Ioana Dregoesc, Radu Hagiu
  2. Atypical mediastinal tumor
    Lelia Strimbu, Ioana Dregoesc, Radu Hagiu
  3. Pulmonary artery fistulas associated with coronary lesions
    Alexandru Mihailovici, Roxana Enache, Emanuel Stoica, Marin Postu

UPDATES IN CARDIOLOGY

  1. Updates in cardiology

GUIDELINES

  1. 2015 ESC Guidelines for the diagnosis and management of pericardial diseases

AGENDA

  1. National and international cardiology agenda 2016

INSTRUCTIONS FOR AUTHORS

  1. Instructions for authors

2016-1

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EDITORIAL

  1. Editor–in–chief – at the beginning of her mandate
    Carmen Ginghina

ORIGINAL ARTICLES

  1. Effect of weight-loss on the reduction of blood pressure in overweight and obese hypertensive patients
    Abbes Mohamed Abdelhaq, Bereksi-Reguig Karima, Elaoudi Lala Fatma, Kourd Meriem, Aissani Mira

REVIEWS

  1. The advantages of a pharmaco-invasive strategy
    Frans Van de Werf
  2. The principles of analysing the archived electrograms recorded from implanted cardiac defibrillators
    Mona Musteata, Radu Ciudin, Gabriela Silvia Gheorghe, Carmen Ginghina, Tiberiu Nanea

CASE PRESENTATION

  1. Trans-apical implantation of a transcatheter aortic balloon-expandable valve for calcified aortic stenosis. First Romanian case
    Serban Balanescu, Andrada Bogdan, Theodor Cebotaru, Cristina Caldararu, Adrian Linte, Maria Alexandrescu, Cosmin Olariu, Carmen Steiu
  2. Particular case of Takayasu disease
    Madalina-Loredana Urluescu, Delia Lazar, Liana Chicea, Mariana Sandu, Ayman Elkahlout, Ioan Manitiu
  3. Severe symptomatic aortic stenosis at high surgical risk: the new „classic” treatment
    Marian Simion , Bogdan A. Popescu, Anca D. Mateescu, Dan Deleanu , Ovidiu Chioncel, Serban Bubenek, Carmen Ginghina, Vlad Iliescu
  4. Type I Brugada syndrome with spontaneous intermittent normal electrocardiographic pattern
    Mona Musteata, Radu Ciudin, Oana Andrei, Carmen Ginghina, Tiberiu Nanea

IMAGES IN CARDIOLOGY

  1. Systolic anterior motion and crossover of both mitral leaflets in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
    Ioan Tiberiu Nanea, Camelia Nicolae, Andreea Simona Hodorogea, Milovan Slovenski, Gabriela Silvia Gheorghe
  2. Angiographically detected apical hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
    Iulian Calin, Lucian Zarma, Marin Postu

GUIDELINES

  1. 2015 ESC/ERS Ghidul pentru diagnosticul şi tratamentul hipertensiunii pulmonare

INSTRUCTIONS FOR AUTHORS

  1. Instructions for authors

ISSN
ISSN – online: 2734 – 6382
ISSN-L 1220-658X
ISSN – print: 1220-658X
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