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INTRODUCTION The aim of this research was to describe (demographic data and cardiovascular disease risk factors) a non-selected patient population with acute myocardial infarction and to evaluate the applied diagnostic and therapeutic approaches. PATIENTS AND METHODS Data on 3,184 cases of acute myocardial infarction from non-PCI hospitals in Cáslav,… (More)
We implemented a prototype of a decision support system called SIR which has a form of a web-based classification service for diagnostic decision support. The system has the ability to select the most relevant variables and to learn a classification rule, which is guaranteed to be suitable also for high-dimensional measurements. The classification system… (More)
In the paper we describe the situation concerning Czech data standards and requirements on health care providers. Further we compare the nowadays possibilities of the multimedia electronic patient record ORCA and its extension to fulfill Czech data standards and requirements.
We present three types of eHealth applications that can enhance quality of clinical decision-making. Formalized electronic medical guidelines are bringing medical knowledge close to clinicians. eHealth tools for evaluation knowledge and competency in a given clinical decision-making problem are demonstrated by systems ExaMe and TECOM. The TECOM system… (More)
BACKGROUND No general register of patients with acute coronary syndrome is available in the Czech Republic. That is why the everyday clinical practice remains indeterminate. The aim of the study was to compare patients' characteristics, diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in patients with acute myocardial infarction admitted to three municipal hospitals… (More)
Patent foramen ovale (PFO), atrial septal aneurysm and Chiari's network are known risk factors for cardioembolic stroke. We report a case of young woman with pulmonary hypertension and PFO treated by implantation of Amplatzer occluder after paradoxical embolism.