György Bárczi

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OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to compare 600- and 300-mg clopidogrel loading doses in patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI). BACKGROUND Given the high thrombotic risk of patients with STEMI, greater platelet inhibition may improve outcome in those patients receiving percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). Although(More)
BACKGROUND Coronary stent thrombosis is a catastrophic complication of percutaneous coronary intervention. There is a paucity of long-term data regarding the clinical outcome of patients who have suffered stent thrombosis. MATERIAL/METHODS We sought to assess the long-term clinical outcome of patients who suffered de novo ST-segment elevation myocardial(More)
Health evaluation of candidates applying driving license is general practitioner's duty, in the case of driving private cars. In Hungary no generally accepted guideline available on the evaluation process, the necessary examinations etc. A patient with a III degree A-V block was treated by the authors after suffering a serious syncope, with brain contusion,(More)
Myocardial bridging is a common coronary anomaly, which is generally described as a benign phenomenon. However, a growing number of studies consider this anomaly a relevant pathophysiological phenomenon with serious pathological consequences. Here we report on the case of an 88-year-old woman suffering from myocardial infarction and ventricular septal(More)
The authors review the options of secondary medical prevention in patients with ischaemic heart disease, stressing the need and safety of using statins. The beneficial effect of statin therapy on cardiovascular morbidity and mortality and the clinical benefit of the greatest possible reduction in LDL cholesterol level are presented. The atherosclerotic(More)
In the last fifteen years mild therapeutic hypothermia became an accepted and widespread therapeutic method in the treatment of successfully resuscitated patients due to sudden cardiac death. Based on the available evidence therapeutic hypothermia is part of the resuscitation guidelines, however, many aspects of its therapeutic use are based on empirical(More)
A 73-year-old man was treated because of his paroxysmal palpitations became persistent. At the time of hospital admission atrial flutter was found. Antiarrhythmic drug treatment was unsuccessful therefore electrical cardioversion was indicated which restored his sinus rhythm. After one year of uneventful follow up Holter monitoring was indicated again. When(More)