2019

2019-4

cop_RRC_4-2019

EDITORIAL

  1. Strict adherence to the standardized classification of severity of chronic valvular regurgitations by echocardiography into three grades: mild, moderate and severe. Uncertainty is easier but does not help!
    Gian Luigi Nicolosi
  2. Divergence between the new guidelines for arterial hypertension
    Ioan Tiberiu Nanea
  3. Hypertension and associated cardiovascular risk factors in Romania
    Pr. Sverre E. Kjeldsen

REVIEW

  1. Orthostatic arterial hypotension
    Mariana Radoi, Emma Weiss, Elisabeta Badila
  2. Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy
    Cristian Statescu, Radu Sascau, Rodica Radu, Ioana Madalina Zota, Teodor Flaviu Vasilcu, Larisa Anghel

ORIGINAL ARTICLES

  1. Prevalence of high-normal blood pressure and associated cardiovascular risk factors among the adult population of Romania: data from the SEPHAR III survey
    Calin Pop, Oana Florentina Gheorghe Fronea, Lavinia Pop, Adriana Iosip, Lucian Dorobantu, Coralia Cotoraci, Cornelia Bala, Dana Pop, Maria Dorobantu
  2. LDL-cholesterol goal attainment in light of the 2019 dyslipidemia guidelines
    Ana-Maria Vintila, Irina Iordachescu, Mihaela Horumba
  3. Hypertensive crisis at the emergency room – who are the patients? A tertiary center experience
    Ana Maria Balahura, Anamaria Mihailescu, Emma Weiss, Cristina Japie, Elisabeta Badila, Daniela Bartos
  4. Which risk score better predicts in-hospital mortality in radical nephrectomies with cavo-atrial thrombectomy
    Anca Dragan, Ioanel Sinescu
  5. Acute coronary syndrome with normal coronary arteries in patients with multiple sclerosis: insights from the ARTEMIS study
    Elias J. Gialafos, Theodore G. Papaioannou, Elissavet Andreadou, Spyridon Katsanos, Elias Tsougos, A. Dimitrakopoulos, Panagiotis Kokotis, Kostas Kilindireas, Dimitrios Tousoulis, Maria Anagnostouli
  6. Estimation of glomerular filtration rate in type 2 cardiorenal syndrome diagnosis
    Elena Bivol, Livi Grib, Alexandra Grejdieru
  7. The impact of prolonged intraoperative hypotension on postoperative outcome in surgical resection of renal tumors with cavo-atrial extension
    Anca Dragan, Ioanel Sinescu

CASE PRESENTATIONS

  1. Pyridostigmine induced atrioventricular block in a patient with myasthenia gravis treated with permanent His bundle pacing
    Catalin Pestrea, Alexandra Gherghina, Ramona Magdo-Mina, Florin Ortan
  2. The role of imaging in percutaneous interventional occlusion of the left atrial appendage. Case report. Thrombotic material formation on watchman device due to antithrombin-III deficiency
    Dan Cristian Briscan
  3. Resistant hypertension – still a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge
    Laura Tapoi, Radu A. Sascau, Cristina Cristea, Viorel Scripcariu, Raluca Chistol, Alexandra Clement, Stefan Boca, Larisa Anghel, Cristian Statescu
  4. Dysgeusia, from angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor to acute kidney injury – a case report
    Mihaela Horumba, Raluca Ciomag, Ana-Maria Vintila

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

  1. A word of caution*
    Mihaela-Ioana Dregoesc, Adrian Corneliu Iancu
  2. Caution when reading „A word of caution”
    Stefan Dan Cezar Mot

GUIDELINES

  1. 2018 ESC Guidelines for the diagnosis and management of syncope

AGENDA

  1. NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL CARDIOLOGY AGENDA 2020

2019-3

cop_RRC_3-2019

REVIEWS

  1. Percutaneous coronary interventions in left main disease: a critical overview of current recommendations
    Stefan Mot, Adela Serban, Dana Pop
  2. Cardiopulmonary exercise test in clinical practice, evaluation of myocardial ischemia
    Andreea Varga, Ioan Tilea, Pietro Palermo
  3. Left atrial deformation by strain analysis in patients with atrial fibrillation
    Maria-Luiza Toplicianu, Ioan Tiberiu Nanea

ORIGINAL ARTICLES

  1. Parameters influencing in-hospital mortality in acutely poisoned patients hospitalized in a medical or ICU ward: is there an influence of toxin-induced myocardial injury?
    Catalina Lionte, Cristina Bologa, Ovidiu Petris, Victorita Sorodoc, Alexandra Stoica, Cristina Tuchilus, Elisabeta Jaba, Adorata Elena Coman, Luminita Vata, Raluca Haliga, Oana Sirbu, Laurentiu Sorodoc
  2. The workload of the Interventional Cardiology Centers from Romania: a 2018 overview and 2014-2018 trends
    Lucian Predescu, Marin Postu
  3. Four-year outcomes of unprotected left main lesion stenting in a Romanian high-volume PCI-center
    Lucian M. Predescu, Marin Postu, Lucian Zarma, Adrian C. Bucsa, Pavel Platon, Marian Croitoru, Adrian Mereuta, Dan M. Dorobantu, Leonard A. Lichiardopol, Alexandra G. Predescu, Carmen Ginghina, Dan E. Deleanu
  4. An observational, prospective study of the pharmaco-invasive strategy approach to ST-segment myocardial infarction (STEMI) in the era of primary percutaneous coronary intervention based on Elias Heart Centre Interventional Registry (EIRE Study). The Southern Romanian experience
    Liviu-Nicolae Ghilencea, Andreea–Catarina Popescu, Doina Dimulescu, Sean Maher, Ali Al Hassan, Adrian Linte, Ionut Stanca, Mihai Melnic, Sergiu Barsan, Cristian Bejan, Laura Arama, Brandusa Zamfirescu, Stefanita Petrea, Cristian Gîrgel, Maria-Lorena Roamba, Simona Huidu, Luminita Ionescu, Raluca Aflorii, Andreea Rachieru, Maria Marinescu, Elena Lechea, Nicoleta Tascan, Constantin Stefani, Alexandrina Nastasa, Livia Trasca, Lavinia Matei, Adrian Mereuta, Serban Balanescu
  5. DOACs vs warfarin – comparison of efficacy and bleeding risk in patients with non valvular atrial fibrillation
    Alina M. Pirlog, Cristian D. Pirlog, Cristian Pop, Marius A. Maghiar

EDITORIAL

  1. The story of the broken soul that ultimately breaks the heart? Parallels and crossroads in a complex clinical scenario
    Cezar Iliescu, Saamir Hassan

CASE PRESENTATIONS

  1. Prinzmetal’s angina with multivessel spasm successfully treated by using two different types of calcium channel blockers
    Anda Ciobanu, Radu Stavaru, Oana Mirea, Petre Ciobanu, Ruxandra Deliu, Octavian Istratoaie, Ionut Donoiu, Constantin Militaru
  2. Secondary ischemic mitral regurgitation in a young patient – therapeutic approach
    Adrian Bucsa, Daniela-Noela Radu, Roxana Enache, Monica Rosca, Andreea Calin, Lucian Predescu, Bogdan A. Popescu

PRACTITIONER’S CORNER

  1. Update on MRI safety in patients with stents, prosthetic heart valves and cardiovascular implantable electronic devices
    Sebastian Onciul, Radu Nicolaescu, Lucian Predescu, Razvan Capsa, Radu Vatasescu

GUIDELINES

  1. Fourth universal definition of myocardial infarction guidelines 2018

AGENDA

  1. NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL CARDIOLOGY AGENDA 2019

2019-2

cop_RRC_2-2018

REVIEWS

  1. Takotsubo syndrome: „between the devil and the deep blue sea”
    Serban Balanescu
  2. Authorship: from credit to accountability.
    Fernando Alfonso, Parounak Zelveian, Jean-Jacques Monsuez, Michael Aschermann, Michael Boehm, Alfonso Buendia Hernandez, Tzung-Dau Wang, Ariel Cohen, Sebija Izetbegovic, Anton Doubell, Dario Echeverri, Nuray Enç, Ignacio Ferreira-González, Anetta Undas, Ulrike Fortmüller, Plamen Gatzov, Carmen Ginghina, Lino Goncalves, Faouzi Addad, Mahmoud Hassanein, Gerd Heusch, Kurt Huber, Robert Hatala, Mario Ivanusa, Chu-Pak Lau, Germanas Marinskis, Livio Dei Cas, Carlos Eduardo Rochitte, Kjell Nikus, Eckart Fleck, Luc Pierard, Slobodan Obradović, María del Pilar Aguilar Passano, Yangsoo Jang, Olaf Rødevand, Mikael Sander, Evgeny Shlyakhto, Çetin Erol, Dimitris Tousoulis, Dilek Ural, Jan J. Piek, Albert Varga, Andreas J. Flammer /François Mach, Alban Dibra, Faiq Guliyev, Alexander Mrochek, Mamanti Rogava, Ismael Guzman Melgar, Giuseppe Di Pasquale, Kanat Kabdrakhmanov, Laila Haddour, Zlatko Fras, Claes Held, Valentyn Shumakov

ORIGINAL ARTICLES

  1. SPECT versus ECG/Echocardiography in the evaluation of ischemic heart disease – preliminary results in North-Eastern Romania
    Radu Miftode, Adrian Pintilie, Andreea Timofte, Ana-Maria Statescu, Cipriana Stefanescu, Mihai Gutu, Ionut Tudorancea, Irina Iuliana Costache, Antoniu Octavian Petris
  2. Arrhythmic complications in women with STEMI
    Larisa Anghel, Cristina Prisacariu, Amin Bazyani, Liviu Macovei
  3. Gender equality applies (partially) to ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction too
    Alexandru Ceamburu, Razvan Constantin Serban, Ioana Sus, Eva Katalin Lakatos, Zoltan Demjen, Paul Ciprian Fisca, Laszlo Hadadi, Cristina Somkereki, Alina Scridon
  4. P-wave dispersion and echocardiographic atrial indices as predictors of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation
    Andreea Cuculici, Andrada Guta, Leonard Mandes, Adriana Covaliov, Alina E. Patru, Cristina Ceck, Eduard Apetrei

EDITORIAL

  1. Non-invasive work-up of suspected obstructive CAD in Romania – quo vadis?
    Ali Yilmaz
  2. STEMI in 2019 – European and Romanian Evidences
    Lucian Petrescu

CASE PRESENTATIONS

  1. Advanced coronary artery disease in systemic lupus erythematosus – a case report and brief review of literature
    Andreea Varga, Claudia Floriana Suciu, Dragos-Gabriel Iancu, Dorina Nastasia Petra, Ioan Tilea
  2. Acute drops in ejection fraction in contemporary cardio-oncology: old diagnosis, new offenders
    Teodora Donisan, Dinu Valentin Balanescu, Gloria Iliescu, Juan Lopez-Mattei, Nicolas Palaskas, Peter Y Kim, Jean-Bernard Durand, Serban Mihai Balanescu, Konstantinos Marmagkiolis, Cezar Iliescu
  3. Complete staged coronary revascularization using FFR in a patient presenting with acute STEMI. A case report
    Mihnea-Traian Nichita-Brendea, Virgil Popa, Dorina-Carmen Polojintef-Corbu, Mircea Ioachim Popescu
  4. The value of invasive hemodynamic and imagistic evaluation to define the right PCI strategy
    Lucian M. Predescu, M. Tirlea, Radu Ciudin, Dan Deleanu

POINT OF VIEW

  1. Significance of initial ST segment elevation in acute coronary occlusion
    Ioan Tiberiu Nanea

GUIDELINES

  1. 2018 ESC/EACTS Guidelines on myocardial revascularization

AGENDA

  1. NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL CARDIOLOGY AGENDA 2019

2019-1

cop_RRC_2-2018

REVIEWS

  1. Extracellular vesicles in diabetic cardiac and cerebro-vascular pathology
    Stefania Lucia Magda, Elisa Serban
  2. Atrial remodeling in atrial fibrillation – independent rhythm evaluation
    Andreea Cuculici, Eduard Apetrei
  3. Coronary flow evaluation in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary interventions
    Pavel Platon

ORIGINAL ARTICLES

  1. Particularities of the cardiovascular risk factors patterns and cervical arterial ultrasound findings related to the coronary angiography lesions significance in patients with ischemic heart disease
    Mirela-Anca Stoia, Anca Daniela Farcas, Calin Homorodean, Dan Mircea Olinic
  2. Arterial stiffness in moderate-severe obstructive sleep apnea
    Ioana Madalina Zota, Radu Sascau, Cristian Statescu, Mihai Roca, Daniela Boisteanu, Maria Magdalena Leon Constantin, Alexandra Mastaleru, Teodor Vasilcu, Radu Gavril, Florin Mitu
  3. Medical and social apprehension of oral anticoagulation in patients with atrial fibrillation
    Ciprian Rezus, Cristian Baicus, Codruta Badescu, Floria Mariana, Anca Ouatu, Roxana Ganceanu-Rusu, Daniela Maria Tanase, Nicoleta Dima
  4. Vitamin D deficiency, anxiety and depression correlated with quality of life in patients with chronic heart failure
    Stefania Lucia Magda, Elisa Serban

CASE PRESENTATIONS

  1. Rare association of acute pulmonary embolism and type B aortic dissection: anticoagulant therapeutic dilemma
    Ovidiu Mitu, Radu Miftode, Adrian Pintilie, Antoniu Octavian Petris
  2. Inflammatory pericarditis leading to cardiac tamponade, following permanent cardiac pacing
    Catalin Pestrea, Alexandra Gherghina, Diana-Georgiana Miron, Florin Ortan
  3. Anticoagulation therapy for secondary stroke prevention in a patient with active malignancy and non-valvular atrial fibrillation
    Alexandra Maria Chitroceanu, Raluca Ileana Nistor, Alina Nicula, Andrea Olivia Ciobanu

IMAGES IN CARDIOLOGY

  1. A juxtarenal aneurysm treated with ovation abdominal stent graft system and simultaneous left renal artery stenting (Vent technique)
    Mihai Ursu, Costica Baba, Narcis Filipescu, Gianmarco de Donato
  2. Syncope: where do we start searching?
    Alexandra Buture, Marin Postu, Radu Ciudin, Bogdan A. Popescu, Carmen Ginghina

GUIDELINES

  1. 2018 ESC/ESH Guidelines for the management of arterial hypertension

AGENDA

  1. National and internationa cardiology agenda 2019

ISSN
ISSN – online: 2734 – 6382
ISSN-L 1220-658X
ISSN – print: 1220-658X
INDEXING
The Romanian Journal of Cardiology is indexed by:
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CNCSIS B+
CODE: 379
CME Credits: 10 (Romanian College of Physicians)
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