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Data on the management of atrial fibrillation (AF) in the Balkan Region are limited. The Serbian AF Association (SAFA) prospectively investigated contemporary 'real-world' AF management in clinical practice in Albania, Bosnia&Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Montenegro, Romania and Serbia through a 14-week (December 2014-February 2015) prospective,(More)
The conference of the 'Implantable Cardiover-ter Defibrillator for Life' Initiative—Fighting against Sudden Cardiac Death in Emerging Economies was jointly organized by the Euro-pean Heart Rhythm Association and the Hun-garian Society of Cardiology. The aim of the summit was to demonstrate the benefit and efficacy of the prevention of sudden cardiac death(More)
Uspešno lečenje kardiogenog šoka uzrokovanog akutnim infarktom miokarda zbog stenoze i tromboze glavnog stabla leve koronarne arterije implantacijom stenta Abstract Introduction. Patients with non-ST elevation acute coronary syndromes (NSTE-ACS) are sometimes severely hemodynami-cly compromised. Urgent coronary angiography should be performed in these(More)
The impact of late percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) in the patients after acute myocardial infarction (AMI) on long term mortality remains to be established. At currently, thrombolysis is accepted as standard therapy when PCI is not immediately available. However, PCI is often performed in stable patients with AMI who are/are not received(More)
INTRODUCTION Double orifice mitrol valve (DOMV) is a very rare congenital heart defect. CASE REPORT We reported 20-year-old male referred to our center due to evaluation of his cardiologic status. He was operated on shortly after birth for a tracheoesophageal fistula. Accidentally, echocardiography examination at the age of 4 years revealed double orifice(More)
BACKGROUND Guidelines recommend use of evidence-based medications in patients discharged after an acute coronary syndrome (ACS). Yet the current rates of adherence in many eastern European countries are unknown. OBJECTIVE To determine whether 6month outpatient follow-up after ACS is associated with recommended rates of medication adherence in Montenegro.(More)
INTRODUCTION Patients with non-ST elevation acute coronary syndromes (NSTE-ACS) are sometimes severely hemodynamicly compromised. Urgent coronary angiography should be performed in these patients in percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) centers according to the ESC NSTE-ACS guidelines to determine suitabilty for percutaneous or surgical(More)
STUDY OBJECTIVES To provide a descriptive analysis of the prehospital emergency medical transportation system operating in and around a major Bosnian city, and to discuss the effect of the war on that transportation system. DESIGN A prospective, consecutive sample study. SETTING The largest tertiary-care referral hospital currently operating in central(More)
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