2020

2020-4

cop_RRC_4-2020

REVIEWS

  1. Atrial fibrillation ablation – from surgery to radiofrequency, cryo and beyond
    Dan Musat, Suneet Mittalhttps://doi.org/10.47803/rjc.2020.30.4.553
  2. Left bundle branch pacing: the new kid on the block
    Andra Gurgu, Dragos Cozma, Mihail G. Cheluhttps://doi.org/10.47803/rjc.2020.30.4.571
  3. Rheumatoid arthritis as cardiovascular risk factor: an update
    Calin D. Popahttps://doi.org/10.47803/rjc.2020.30.4.576
  4. Effective management of patients with electrical storm – networking and VT unit as essential parts for a successful outcome
    Elena Ene, Karin Nentwich, Phillipp Halbfaß, Kai Sonne, Arthur Berkovitz, Thomas Denekehttps://doi.org/10.47803/rjc.2020.30.4.583
  5. Arrhythmias in cardiac sarcoidosis
    Alexandru B. Chicoshttps://doi.org/10.47803/rjc.2020.30.4.589

ORIGINAL ARTICLES

  1. Nonhomogeneous force application during typical flutter ablation explains local difficulties in lesion creation
    Decebal Gabriel Latcu, Bogdan Enache, Nazih Benhenda, Dragos Cozma, Ruben Casado-Arroyo, Frédéric Anselme, Atul Pathak, Nadir Saoudihttps://doi.org/10.47803/rjc.2020.30.4.606
  2. Decoding electrocardiographic predictors of left ventricular mechanical remodeling in patients with left bundle branch block
    Oana Andrei, Florin Barbu, Liliana Anghel, Carmen Ginghina, Radu Ciudinhttps://doi.org/10.47803/rjc.2020.30.4.611
  3. New composite index has superior sensitivity in prediction of PVC-induced tachycardiomyopathy in patients with intermediate arrhythmic burden
    Cosmin Cojocaru, Mohamed Dardari, Dan-Andrei Radu, Stefan Bogdan, Corneliu Iorgulescu, Radu Vatasescuhttps://doi.org/10.47803/rjc.2020.30.4.620

CASE PRESENTATIONS

  1. Successful right-sided azygos coil implantation for failed defibrillation thresholds using a 3D mapping system
    Katherine Romanowicz, Muhammad Athar, Alexandru Costeahttps://doi.org/10.47803/rjc.2020.30.4.626
  2. Doc, I have a pacemaker, why do I still pass out?
    Dan Musat, Mark Preminger, Luisito Banzon, Catherine Hanson, Yanire Gonzales, Susan Oliveros, Suneet Mittalhttps://doi.org/10.47803/rjc.2020.30.4.629
  3. Permanent His bundle pacing and atrioventricular node ablation for rate control in permanent atrial fibrillation. A case report
    Catalin Pestrea, Alexandra Gherghina, Irina Pintilie, Florin Ortanhttps://doi.org/10.47803/rjc.2020.30.4.634
  4. It all starts with the ECG: cardiac MRI in combination with electrophysiological study to stratify arrhythmic risk in a patient with non-ischemic cardiomyopathy and preserved LVEF
    Stefan Ailoaei, Carina-Gabriela Ureche, Alex Bostan, Laura Tapoi, Dan Ursu, Anatolie Cazacu, Radu Sascau, Cristian Statescu, Mihaela Grecuhttps://doi.org/10.47803/rjc.2020.30.4.639

GUIDELINES

  1. 2019 ESC Guidelines for the management of patients with supraventricular tachycardia

AGENDA

  1. National and international cardiology agenda 2020

2020-3

cop_RRC_3-2020

EDITORIAL

  1. Provisional stenting:a falling dogma in Interventional Cardiology
    Abdullah Al Saiedi, Pierluigi Demola, Carlo Di Mariohttps://doi.org/10.47803/rjc.2020.30.3.363

REVIEWS

  1. Interventional imaging – a modern Telemacheia
    Catalin Loghin, Andrei Loghinhttps://doi.org/10.47803/rjc.2020.30.3.365
  2. Proximal side optimization in crush stenting. A step-by-step technical approach
    Francesco Lavarra, Davide Sala, Vasile Sirbuhttps://doi.org/10.47803/rjc.2020.30.3.382
  3. Coronary intervention in cancer patients: the need for personalized care
    David L. Boone, Saradadevi Thanikachalam, Frances Cervoni-Curet, Dinu-Valentin Balanescu, Teodora Donisan, Gloria Iliescu, Nicolas Palaskas, Juan Lopez-Mattei, Mehmet Cilingiroglu, Konstantinos Marmagkiolis, Cezar Iliescuhttps://doi.org/10.47803/rjc.2020.30.3.389

ORIGINAL ARTICLES

  1. Four-year outcomes of unprotected left main lesion treated with one-stent versus two-stent technique
    Lucian Predescu, Marin Postu, Lucian Zarma, Adrian Bucsa, Pavel Platon, Marian Croitoru, Adrian Mereuta, Leonard Lichiardopol, Alexandra Predescu, Dan Mihai Dorobantu, Carmen Ginghina, Dan Deleanuhttps://doi.org/10.47803/rjc.2020.30.3.399
  2. Clinical usefulness of a new method to improve transradial crossing by coronary catheters
    Claudiu Ungureanu, Marc Blaimont, Jacques Auslender, Antoine de Meester, Adel Aminianhttps://doi.org/10.47803/rjc.2020.30.3.409
  3. Mortality predictors after percutaneous coronary intervention – a prospective single-center registry study
    László Hadadi, Paul Calburean, Paul Grebenisan, Victor Vacariu, Reka-Katalin Drincal, Oana Tepes, Iulia Grancea, Ioana Sus, Cristina Somkereki, Valentin Simon, Zoltán Demjén, István Adorján, Irina Pinitilie, Anca Teodora Dolcos, Tiberiu Olteanhttps://doi.org/10.47803/rjc.2020.30.3.413
  4. The workload of the Interventional Cardiology Centers from Romania: a 2019 overview and 2014-2019 trends
    Lucian Predescu, Marin Postuhttps://doi.org/10.47803/rjc.2020.30.3.423

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

  1. Lower extremity revascularization: endovascular or surgical approach first – or should the question be bypassed?
    Costin N Ionescu
  2. The need for peripheral artery disease centers in Romania
    Marian Croitoru
  3. Response for Dr. M. Croitoru and Dr. Costin N Ionescu
    Dan F. Filip

CASE PRESENTATIONS

  1. Complex PCI after bypass grafts failure
    Radu Brezeanu, Adrian Bucsa, Gabriel Stanica, Carmen Beladan, Carmen Ginghina, Dan Deleanu, Lucian Predescuhttps://doi.org/10.47803/rjc.2020.30.3.437
  2. TAP technique in a young patient with severe left main disease. A case report
    Mihai Melnic, Flavius Gherasie, Al Hassan Ali, Ionut Stanca, Mihai Santa, Cristian Girgel, Adrian Linte, Serban Balanescuhttps://doi.org/10.47803/rjc.2020.30.3.443
  3. Stenting a persistent ductus arteriosus – an ongoing interventional story
    Anca Ioana Sglimbea, Liliana Gozar, Tibor Mezei, László Hadadihttps://doi.org/10.47803/rjc.2020.30.3.450
  4. A particular case of anterior STEMI in a young patient with an unexpected outcome
    Eugen Nicolae Tieranu, Radu Stavaru, Alexandru Rocsoreanu, Constantin Militaru, Ionut Donoiu, Octavian Istratoaiehttps://doi.org/10.47803/rjc.2020.30.3.459

IMAGE IN CARDIOLOGY

  1. Coronary stent loss and rescue PCI on LMCA
    Mohammad Kermani-Alghoraishihttps://doi.org/10.47803/rjc.2020.30.3.465

GUIDELINES

  1. 2019 Guidelines on chronic coronary syndromes

AGENDA

  1. National and international cardiology agenda 2020

2020-2

cop_RRC_2-2020

REVIEW

  1. Heart rhythm disorders and myocardial remodeling in patients with ST-segment elevation acute myocardial infarction
    Razvan O. Mada, Horia Rosianu, Cristina Mada, Adrian C Iancuhttps://doi.org/10.47803/rjc.2020.30.2.167
  2. The year in cardiology: aorta and peripheral circulation
    Christian Heiss, Alex Pitcher, Jill J.F. Belch, Marco De Carlo, Holger Reinecke, Iris Baumgartner, Lucia Mazzolai, Victor Aboyanshttps://doi.org/10.47803/rjc.2020.30.2.173
  3. The year in cardiology 2019: heart failure
    Márta Germán-Salló, Mónika Szabó, John G.F. Cleland, Alexander R. Lyon, Theresa McDonagh, John J.V. McMurrayhttps://doi.org/10.47803/rjc.2020.30.2.185
  4. The year in cardiology 2019: valvular heart disease
    Ronald K. Binder, Marc Dweck, Bernard Prendergasthttps://doi.org/10.47803/rjc.2020.30.2.205

ORIGINAL ARTICLES

  1. Optimizing anticoagulant therapy in primary PCI for STEMI – time matters?
    Vlad Bataila, Lucian Calmac, Alexandru Scafa Udriste, Diana Stanciulescu, Maria Dorobantuhttps://doi.org/10.47803/rjc.2020.30.2.216
  2. Role of global longitudinal strain diastolic index in assessment of patients with suspected obstructive coronary artery disease and normal or mildly reduced ejection fraction
    Mihaela Bolog, Mihaela Dumitrescu, Florentina Romanoschi, Elena Pacuraru, Alina Rapahttps://doi.org/10.47803/rjc.2020.30.2.222
  3. Clinical and angiographic predictors in primary percutaneous intervention
    Pavel Platon, Carmen Ginghinahttps://doi.org/10.47803/rjc.2020.30.2.230
  4. A 5.5 years observational follow-up study of patients with critical limb ischaemia treated efficiently by endovascular approach
    Dan F. Filip, Gabriela Kozma, Calin F. Pophttps://doi.org/10.47803/rjc.2020.30.2.236
  5. Novel potential biomarkers with predictive power on response to therapy in cardiac resynchronization therapy – cardiac oxidative stress assesment
    Sergiu Sipos, Radu Ciudin, Corina Grigore, Carmen Ginghinahttps://doi.org/10.47803/rjc.2020.30.2.241

CASE PRESENTATIONS

  1. Curing lymphoma, breaking the heart – multimodality imaging for valvular heart disease secondary to mediastinal irradiation
    Adrian Sturzu, Ofelia Nita, Bogdan A. Popescu, Ruxandra Jurcuthttps://doi.org/10.47803/rjc.2020.30.2.250
  2. Fusion CRT pacing in a superresponder with „permanent” atrial fibrillation – 13 years of follow-up
    Cristina Vacarescu, Lucian Petrescu, Simina Crisan, Constantin Tudor Luca, Cristian Mornos, Ramona Cozlac, Mihai-Andrei Lazar, Dragos Cozmahttps://doi.org/10.47803/rjc.2020.30.2.254
  3. Recurrent venous and arterial thrombosis during anticoagulant treatment in a patient with immune thrombocytopenic purpura exacerbation
    Georgiana Poparlan, Mirela Mihaela Mihalcia, Ovidiu Mitu, Cristina Tarniceriu, Cristian Statescu, Viviana Onofrei, Razan Al Namat, Ana Maria Buburuz, Irina Iuliana Costache, Antoniu Octavian Petrishttps://doi.org/10.47803/rjc.2020.30.2.257

GUIDELINES

  1. 2019 ESC/EAS Guidelines for the management of dyslipidaemias: lipid modification to reduce cardiovascular risk: The Task Force for the management of dyslipidaemias of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) and European Atherosclerosis Society (EAS)

AGENDA

  1. National and international cardiology agenda 2020

2020-1

cop_RRC_1-2020

REVIEW

  1. Cardiovascular rehabilitation in Romania
    Magda Mitu, Mihaela Suceveanu, Florin Mituhttps://doi.org/10.47803/rjc.2020.30.1.1
  2. Particularities of arrhythmias and obesity in heart failure
    Alexandra Dadarlat-Pop, Dana Pop, Anca Buzoianuhttps://doi.org/10.47803/rjc.2020.30.1.7
  3. The effect of modifiable cardiovascular risk factors on cognitive aging
    Márta Germán-Salló, Mónika Szabó, Zoltán Preg, Enikő Nemes-Nagy, Dalma Bálint-Szentendrey, Tünde Pálhttps://doi.org/10.47803/rjc.2020.30.1.12
  4. The year in cardiology: cardiovascular prevention
    Kausik K. Ray, Ulrich Laufs, Francesco Cosentino, Melvin D. Lobo, Ulf Landmesserhttps://doi.org/10.47803/rjc.2020.30.1.20

ORIGINAL ARTICLES

  1. Psychological evaluation by using the Hamilton depression and anxiety rating scales in coronary artery bypass grafting patients undergoing cardiovascular rehabilitation treatment
    Razan Al Namat, Maura Felea, Amin Bazyani, Liviu Macovei, Marius Adoamnei, Dan Nastasa, Nicusor lovin, Ionut Achitei, Paul Simion, Nadia Al Namat, Dina Al Namat, Tamer Abu Amar, Ana Tanasa, Ovidiu Mitu, Grigore Tinica, Larisa Anghel, Alexandru Burlacu, Florin Mituhttps://doi.org/10.47803/rjc.2020.30.1.30
  2. Experiences in the assessment of psychosocial risk factors in a cardiovascular rehabilitation clinic-successful implementation of cardiovascular prevention guidelines may increase awareness of psychosocial stressors
    Márta Germán-Salló, Zoltán Preg, Enikő Nemes-Nagy, Dalma Bálint-Szentendrey, Tünde Pál, Károly Csomayhttps://doi.org/10.47803/rjc.2020.30.1.35
  3. Cognitive assessments in patients with implantable cardiac pacemaker
    Alexandru Martis, Dumitru Zdrenghea, Gabriel Gusetu, Gabriel Cismaru, Bogdan Dutu, Gelu Simu, Dana Pophttps://doi.org/10.47803/rjc.2020.30.1.43
  4. Cardiac resynchronization therapy in Romania – results from the European Society of Cardiology CRT Survey II
    Ioana Sus, Radu Vatasescu, Calin Siliste, Alexandru Deutsch, Dragos Cozma, Radu Ciudin, Sorin Micu, Horia Rosianu, Cristian Statescu, Gabriel Gusetu, Kenneth Dickstein, Camilla Normand, Cecilia Linde, Dan Dobreanuhttps://doi.org/10.47803/rjc.2020.30.1.48

CASE PRESENTATIONS

  1. Finding the specific etiology in myocardial infarction with non-obstructive coronary arteries disease (MINOCA) and the best therapeutic approaches – a case report
    Adriana Ioana Ardelean, Madalina Ioana Moisi, Sabina Belenes, Marius Rus, Mircea Ioachim Popescuhttps://doi.org/10.47803/rjc.2020.30.1.56
  2. Mid-septal accessory pathway in a young professional athlete: when and how to ablate?
    Ioan-Alexandru Minciuna, Mihai Puiu, Gelu Simu, Gabriel Cismaru, Radu Rosu, Dumtru Zdrenghea, Dana Pophttps://doi.org/10.47803/rjc.2020.30.1.62
  3. Cardiopulmonary exercise testing in cardiovascular rehabilitation of post-myocardial infarction patients
    Mihai Roca, Magda Mitu, Radu-Sebastian Gavril, Maria-Magdalena Leon Constantin, Iulia-Cristina Roca, Florin Mituhttps://doi.org/10.47803/rjc.2020.30.1.67
  4. Cardiac resynchronization therapy in a child with tetralogy of Fallot
    Horia Stefan Rosianu, Razvan Olimpiu Mada, Simona Oprita, Adrian Stef, Manuel Chira, Catalin Aurelian Trifanhttps://doi.org/10.47803/rjc.2020.30.1.73
  5. Succesfull management of a giant pulmonary artery aneurysm associated with severe congenital pulmonary valve stenosis in an adult patient
    Raluca Sosdean, Adina Ionac, Alina Stan, Sorin Pescariu, Adrian Ursulescuhttps://doi.org/10.47803/rjc.2020.30.1.78

GUIDELINES

  1. 2019 ESC Guidelines on diabetes, pre-diabetes, and cardiovascular diseases developed in collaboration with the EASD: The Task Force for diabetes, pre-diabetes, and cardiovascular diseases of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) and the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD)

AGENDA

  1. National and international cardiology agenda 2020

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