Kamil Michta

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BACKGROUND Extended length of human life leads to an increased number of the elderly with coronary artery disease. Advanced age does not constitute a contra indication for surgical revascularisation. However, as reflected by the available risk scores, mortality risk associated with operating patients in the 9th decade of life is increased. AIM To(More)
Metastatic cardiac tumours are the most common malignant cardiac tumours. In the early stages they are usually asymptomatic, but their consequences can be very serious, and the prognosis is poor. We present a patient with recurrent renal cell carcinoma as a tumour of the right atrium and the vena cava inferior in whom cancerous masses were removed with(More)
Surgical revascularization is a recognized method of treatment ofischaemic heart disease. The number of patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) is constantly increasing, both in a population of young patients with coronary heart disease and in elderly patients. It is estimated that even one out of three patients undergoing CABG in the(More)
BACKGROUND Post-operative atrial fibrillation (POAF) is the most common cardiac arrhythmia occurring after coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG). Arrhythmia leads to prolonged hospitalization and may have impact on both short-term and long-term prognoses. AIM The aim of this paper was the evaluation of the incidence of POAF in patients after CABG as well(More)
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