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Gastrointestinal peptides in children before and after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation.

Szymon Skoczeń, Magdalena Rej, Kinga Kwiecińska, Danuta Pietrys, Przemysław J Tomasik, Małgorzata Wójcik, Wojciech Strojny, Agnieszka Dłużniewska, Katarzyna Klimasz, Kamil Fijorek, Michał Korostyński, Marcin Piechota, Walentyna Balwierz,

BACKGROUND:Gastrointestinal tract function and it's integrity are controlled by a number of peptides whose secretion is influenced by severe inflammation. In stomach the main regulatory peptide is ghrelin. For upper small intestine cholecystokinin and lower small intestine glucagon-like peptide- 1 are secreted, while fibroblast growth factor-21 is secreted by several ... Read more >>

BMC Cancer (BMC cancer)
[2020, 20(1):306]

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Gastrointestinal peptides in children before and after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation

Szymon Skoczeń, Magdalena Rej, Danuta Pietrys, Kinga Kwiecińska, Przemysław Tomasik, Małgorzata Wójcik, Wojciech Strojny, Agnieszka Dłużniewska, Katarzyna Klimasz, Kamil Fijorek, Michał Korostyński, Marcin Piechota, Walentyna Balwierz,

Abstract Background: Gastrointestinal tract function and it's integrity are controlled by a number of peptides whose secretion is influenced by severe inflammation. In stomach the main regulatory peptide is ghrelin. For upper small intestine cholecystokinin and lower small intestine glucagon-like peptide- 1 are secreted, while fibroblast growth factor-21 is secreted ... Read more >>

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Malignant ventricular arrhythmias and other complications of untreated accessory pathways: an analysis of prevalence and risk factors in over 600 ablation cases.

Paweł Moskal, Marek Jastrzębski, Maciej Pitak, Kamil Fijorek, Piotr Weryński, Danuta Czarnecka,

BACKGROUND:The presence of accessory pathways (APs) is a risk factor for sudden cardiac death and other clinical complications. AIMS:We aimed to characterize all adverse events likely related to the presence of APs in patients referred for AP ablation and to identify risk factors for malignant arrhythmias. METHODS:We performed a retrospective analysis ... Read more >>

Kardiol Pol (Kardiologia polska)
[2020, 78(3):203-208]

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CHADS2 and CHA2DS2-VASc scores as tools for long-term mortality prognosis in patients with typical atrial flutter after catheter ablation.

Marek Jastrzębski, Jakub Stec, Kamil Fijorek, Christopher Pavlinec, Danuta Czarnecka,

BACKGROUND:The CHADS2 and CHA2DS2-VASc scores were shown to predict mortality in patients with atrial fibrillation. However, pathophysiology and treatment outcomes of atrial fibrillation and typical atrial flutter (AFL) differ. Consequently, the prognosis of patients with AFL can also be different. AIMS:The aim of the study was to assess CHADS2 and CHA2DS2‑VASc scores ... Read more >>

Kardiol Pol (Kardiologia polska)
[2020, 78(1):59-64]

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Electrocardiographic characterization of non-selective His-bundle pacing: validation of novel diagnostic criteria.

Marek Jastrzębski, Paweł Moskal, Karol Curila, Kamil Fijorek, Piotr Kukla, Agnieszka Bednarek, Grzegorz Kiełbasa, Adam Bednarski, Adrian Baranchuk, Danuta Czarnecka,

AIMS:Permanent His-bundle (HB) pacing is usually accompanied by simultaneous capture of the adjacent right ventricular (RV) myocardium-this is described as a non-selective (ns)-HB pacing. It is of clinical importance to confirm HB capture using standard electrocardiogram (ECG). Our aim was to identify ECG criteria for loss of HB capture during ... Read more >>

Europace (Europace : European pacing, arrhythmias, and cardiac electrophysiology : journal of the working groups on cardiac pacing, arrhythmias, and cardiac cellular electrophysiology of the European Society of Cardiology)
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Electrocardiographic characterization of non-selective His bundle pacing. Validation of novel diagnostic criteria

Marek Jastrzębski, Paweł Moskal, Karol Curila, Kamil Fijorek, Piotr Kukla, Agnieszka Bednarek, Grzegorz Kiełbasa, Adam Bednarski, Adrian Baranchuk, Danuta Czarnecka,

Abstract Aims Permanent His bundle (HB) pacing is usually accompanied by simultaneous capture of the adjacent right ventricular (RV) myocardium - this is described as a non-selective (ns)-HB pacing. Our aim was to identify ECG criteria for loss of HB capture during ns-HB pacing. Methods Consecutive patients with permanent HB ... Read more >>

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True left bundle branch block and long-term mortality in cardiac resynchronisation therapy patients.

Roksana Kisiel, Kamil Fijorek, Paweł Moskal, Piotr Kukla, Christopher Pavlinec, Jakub Stec, Danuta Czarnecka, Marek Jastrzębski,

BACKGROUND:Left bundle branch block (LBBB) is an important qualification criterion and determinant of prognosis in cardiac resynchronisation therapy (CRT) patients. AIM:Our goal was to investigate the long-term mortality and morbidity in a sizable cohort of patients with CRT with regard to the new strict LBBB definition proposed by Perrin. METHODS:We ... Read more >>

Kardiol Pol (Kardiologia polska)
[2019, 77(3):371-379]

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Differences in patients and lesion and procedure characteristics depending on the age of the coronary chronic total occlusion.

Krzysztof L Bryniarski, Gerald S Werner, Kambis Mashayekhi, Jarosław Wójcik, David Hildick-Smith, George Sianos, Alfredo R Galassi, Roberto Garbo, Carlo Di Mario, Kamil Fijorek, Nicolas Boudou, Nicolaus Reifart, Leszek Bryniarski,

Introduction:Whether duration of chronic total occlusion (CTO) affects lesion and procedural characteristics remains largely unknown. Aim:To investigate whether CTO duration influences lesion characteristics and revascularization success. Material and methods:EuroCTO Registry data on patients who had CTO percutaneous coronary intervention between January 2015 and April 2017 were analyzed. Three groups were ... Read more >>

Postepy Kardiol Interwencyjnej (Postepy w kardiologii interwencyjnej = Advances in interventional cardiology)
[2019, 15(1):28-41]

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Cardiac resynchronization therapy-induced acute shortening of QRS duration predicts long-term mortality only in patients with left bundle branch block.

Marek Jastrzebski, Adrian Baranchuk, Kamil Fijorek, Roksana Kisiel, Piotr Kukla, Tomasz Sondej, Danuta Czarnecka,

Aims:QRS narrowing with initiation of biventricular pacing might be an acute electrocardiographic indicator of correction of left bundle branch block (LBBB)-induced depolarization delay and asynchrony. However, its impact on prognosis remains controversial, especially in non-LBBB patients. Our goal was to evaluate the impact of QRS narrowing on long-term mortality and ... Read more >>

Europace (Europace : European pacing, arrhythmias, and cardiac electrophysiology : journal of the working groups on cardiac pacing, arrhythmias, and cardiac cellular electrophysiology of the European Society of Cardiology)
[2019, 21(2):281-289]

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Risk stratification in patients with cardiac resynchronisation therapy: the AL-FINE CRT risk score.

Roksana Kisiel, Kamil Fijorek, Tomasz Sondej, Christopher Pavlinec, Piotr Kukla, Danuta Czarnecka, Marek Jastrzębski,

BACKGROUND:Mortality and morbidity in patients with cardiac resynchronisation therapy (CRT) remain very high. Prognostic evaluation of CRT candidates might be useful for the assessment of CRT indications, directing further therapy, counselling, etc. AIM: Our goal was to assess the prognostic value of various parameters in order to construct a risk ... Read more >>

Kardiol Pol (Kardiologia polska)
[2018, 76(10):1441-1449]

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Comparison of four LBBB definitions for predicting mortality in patients receiving cardiac resynchronization therapy.

Marek Jastrzębski, Piotr Kukla, Roksana Kisiel, Kamil Fijorek, Paweł Moskal, Danuta Czarnecka,

BACKGROUND:Left bundle branch block (LBBB) is considered an important prognostic parameter in cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT). We aimed to evaluate, in a sizeable cohort of patients with CRT, long-term mortality, and morbidity according to four different electrocardiographic definitions of LBBB. METHODS:This longitudinal cohort study included consecutive patients who underwent CRT ... Read more >>

Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol (Annals of noninvasive electrocardiology : the official journal of the International Society for Holter and Noninvasive Electrocardiology, Inc)
[2018, 23(5):e12563]

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New ECG markers for predicting long-term mortality and morbidity in patients receiving cardiac resynchronization therapy.

Roksana Kisiel, Kamil Fijorek, Paweł Moskal, Piotr Kukla, Tomasz Sondej, Danuta Czarnecka, Marek Jastrzębski,

We investigated prognostic value of four recently proposed ECG markers in patients with cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT): 1./ pathological preimplantation QRS axis, 2./ increase in QRS amplitude in V3 during biventricular pacing, 3./ negative QRS in V1/V2 during left ventricular (LV)-only pacing, 4./ longer QRS duration during LV-only pacing. A ... Read more >>

J Electrocardiol (Journal of electrocardiology)
[2018, 51(4):637-644]

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Circadian blood pressure profiles and ambulatory arterial stiffness index in children and adolescents with congenital adrenal hyperplasia due to 21-hydroxylase deficiency in relation to their genotypes.

Dominika Janus, Małgorzata Wójcik, Katarzyna Tyrawa, Magdalena Janeczko, Mirosław Bik-Multanowski, Kamil Fijorek, Dorota Drozdz, Kamila Kwiatek, Jerzy B Starzyk,

Lifelong steroid therapy and exposure to adrenal androgen excess in 21-hydroxylase deficient (21-OHD) congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) children and adolescents may modify circadian blood pressure profile and result in vascular complications. The objective of the study was to evaluate vascular abnormalities in 21-OHD children and adolescents in relation to their ... Read more >>

Neuro Endocrinol. Lett. (Neuro endocrinology letters)
[2017, 38(7):509-518]

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Specificity of wide QRS complex tachycardia criteria and algorithms in patients with ventricular preexcitation.

Marek Jastrzębski, Paweł Moskal, Piotr Kukla, Kamil Fijorek, Roksana Kisiel, Danuta Czarnecka,

BACKGROUND:Despite substantial progress in the field of differentiation between ventricular tachycardia (VT) and supraventricular tachycardia (SVT) with wide QRS complexes, differentiation between VT and preexcited SVT remains largely unresolved due to significant overlap in QRS morphology. Our aim was to assess the specificities of various single ECG criteria and sets ... Read more >>

Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol (Annals of noninvasive electrocardiology : the official journal of the International Society for Holter and Noninvasive Electrocardiology, Inc)
[2018, 23(2):e12493]

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Looking for new diagnostic tools and biomarkers of hypertension in obese pediatric patients.

Wojciech Strojny, Dorota Drozdz, Kamil Fijorek, Michał Korostynski, Marcin Piechota, Walentyna Balwierz, Jacek A Pietrzyk, Przemko Kwinta, Maciej Siedlar, Szymon Skoczen,

Development of obesity in childhood may be linked to an increased risk of hypertension.This study aimed (a) to analyze the expression of genes associated with blood pressure (BP) in obese children, (b) to evaluate ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM) as a diagnostic tool in hypertension in children, and (c) to ... Read more >>

Blood Press Monit (Blood pressure monitoring)
[2017, 22(3):122-130]

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Contemporary outcomes of catheter ablation of accessory pathways: complications and learning curve.

Marek Jastrzębski, Paweł Moskal, Maciej Pitak, Kamil Fijorek, Andrzej Rudziński, Danuta Czarnecka,

The aim of this study was to examine contemporary results of accessory pathway (AP) ablation in a sizeable number of patients, focusing on periprocedural complications and the learning curve.We performed a retrospective cohort study of consecutive AP ablation procedures at three centresby the same operator. In total 629 electrophysiological studies ... Read more >>

Kardiol Pol (Kardiologia polska)
[2017, 75(8):804-810]

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Respiratory functional status after conventional and minimally invasive aortic valve replacement surgery - a propensity score analysis.

Jarosław Stoliński, Robert Musiał, Dariusz Plicner, Kamil Fijorek, Michał Mędrzycki, Janusz Andres, Bogusław Kapelak,

Reports describing respiratory function of patients after conventional or minimally invasive cardiac surgery are infrequent.To compare pulmonary functional status after conventional (AVR) and after minimally invasive, through right anterior minithoracotomy, aortic valve replacement (RT-AVR).This was an observational analysis of 212 patients scheduled for RT-AVR and 212 for AVR between January ... Read more >>

Kardiochir Torakochirurgia Pol (Kardiochirurgia i torakochirurgia polska = Polish journal of cardio-thoracic surgery)
[2017, 14(1):5-9]

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Clinical effectiveness and toxicity of second-line irinotecan in advanced gastric and gastroesophageal junction adenocarcinoma: a single-center observational study.

Sebastian Ochenduszko, Mirosława Puskulluoglu, Kamil Konopka, Kamil Fijorek, Agnieszka Julia Slowik, Michał Pędziwiatr, Andrzej Budzyński,

Randomized clinical trials showed improved overall survival (OS) of advanced gastroesophageal adenocarcinoma (GEA) patients treated with second-line taxane or irinotecan. However, most data on irinotecan efficacy in this setting come from large Asian trials. We retrospectively analyzed clinical effectiveness and toxicity of irinotecan in a cohort of patients with advanced ... Read more >>

Ther Adv Med Oncol (Therapeutic advances in medical oncology)
[2017, 9(4):223-233]

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Correlations between electrocardiogram and biomarkers in acute pulmonary embolism: Analysis of ZATPOL-2 Registry.

Piotr Kukla, Dariusz A Kosior, Andrzej Tomaszewski, Katarzyna Ptaszyńska-Kopczyńska, Katarzyna Widejko, Robert Długopolski, Andrzej Skrzyński, Piotr Błaszczak, Kamil Fijorek, Marcin Kurzyna,

BACKGROUND:Electrocardiography (ECG) is still one of the first tests performed at admission, mostly in patients (pts) with chest pain or dyspnea. The aim of this study was to assess the correlation between electrocardiographic abnormalities and cardiac biomarkers as well as echocardiographic parameter in patients with acute pulmonary embolism. METHODS:We performed ... Read more >>

Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol (Annals of noninvasive electrocardiology : the official journal of the International Society for Holter and Noninvasive Electrocardiology, Inc)
[2017, 22(4):]

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Concentrations of adipokines in children before and after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation.

Szymon Skoczen, Przemyslaw J Tomasik, Kamil Fijorek, Wojciech Strojny, Aleksandra Wieczorek, Walentyna Balwierz, Krystyna Sztefko, Maciej Siedlar,

Adipokines have multiple effects, including regulation of glucose metabolism, cell proliferation, inflammation, and angiogenesis. The aim of the study was to determine plasma concentrations of adiponectin, apelin, leptin, and resistin as well as soluble leptin receptor in pediatric hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT). The expression of genes encoding the studied ... Read more >>

Pediatr Hematol Oncol (Pediatric hematology and oncology)
[2016, 33(1):21-38]

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Respiratory System Function in Patients after Aortic Valve Replacement through Right Anterior Minithoracotomy.

Jarosław Stoliński, Dariusz Plicner, Kamil Fijorek, Grzegorz Grudzień, Paweł Kruszec, Janusz Andres, Bogdan Kapelak,

Background The aim of the study was to analyze respiratory system function after minimally invasive aortic valve replacement through right anterior minithoracotomy (RAT-AVR). Methods An observational study of 187 patients electively scheduled for RAT-AVR between January 2010 and December 2013. Pulmonary complications were analyzed and spirometry examinations were performed preoperatively, 1 week, 1 month, ... Read more >>

Thorac Cardiovasc Surg (The Thoracic and cardiovascular surgeon)
[2017, 65(3):182-190]

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Electrocardiographic Parameters Indicating Worse Evolution in Patients with Acquired Long QT Syndrome and Torsades de Pointes.

Piotr Kukla, Marek Jastrzębski, Kamil Fijorek, Sebastian Stec, Leszek Bryniarski, Danuta Czarnecka, Adrian Baranchuk,

BACKGROUND:Acquired long QT syndrome (a-LQTS) is associated with life-threatening ventricular arrhythmias, mainly torsades de pointes (TdP). ECG parameters predicting evolving into ventricular fibrillation (VF) are ill defined. AIMS:To determine ECG parameters preceding and during TdP associated with higher risk of developing VF. METHODS:We analyzed 151 episodes of TdP, recorded in ... Read more >>

Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol (Annals of noninvasive electrocardiology : the official journal of the International Society for Holter and Noninvasive Electrocardiology, Inc)
[2016, 21(6):572-579]

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Perioperative Outcomes of Minimally Invasive Aortic Valve Replacement through Right Anterior Minithoracotomy.

Jarosław Stoliński, Kamil Fijorek, Dariusz Plicner, Grzegorz Grudzień, Paweł Kruszec, Robert Musiał, Janusz Andres,

Background The aim of the study was to analyze perioperative outcomes after minimally invasive aortic valve replacement through right anterior minithoracotomy (RAT-AVR). Patient selection criteria, anesthesia protocol, and surgical technique are presented. Methods A retrospective analysis of 194 patients electively scheduled for RAT-AVR was performed between January 2009 and June 2013. For ... Read more >>

Thorac Cardiovasc Surg (The Thoracic and cardiovascular surgeon)
[2016, 64(5):392-399]

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Function of the Respiratory System in Elderly Patients After Aortic Valve Replacement.

Jarosław Stoliński, Dariusz Plicner, Bogusław Gawęda, Robert Musiał, Kamil Fijorek, Marcin Wąsowicz, Janusz Andres, Bogusław Kapelak,

To compare the function of the respiratory system after aortic valve replacement through median sternotomy (AVR) or the minimally invasive right anterior minithoracotomy (RAT-AVR) approach among elderly (aged≥75 years) patients.Observational cohort study.University hospital.The study included 65 elderly patients scheduled for RAT-AVR and 82 for standard AVR.Pulmonary function tests (PFT) were ... Read more >>

J. Cardiothorac. Vasc. Anesth. (Journal of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia)
[2016, 30(5):1244-1253]

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Genetic Background of Immune Complications after Allogeneic Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation in Children.

Szymon Skoczen, Miroslaw Bik-Multanowski, Jacek J Pietrzyk, Agnieszka Grabowska, Kamil Fijorek, Wojciech Strojny, Kinga Klus-Kwiecinska, Walentyna Balwierz, Maciej Siedlar,

Immune reactions are among the most serious complications observed after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) in children. Microarray technique allows for simultaneous assessment of expression of nearly all human genes. The objective of the study was to compare the whole genome expression in children before and after HSCT. A total ... Read more >>

Stem Cells Int (Stem cells international)
[2016, 2016:2626081]

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