Martin Kacer

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Radial artery occlusion (RAO) can result from transradial catheterization. We compared the incidence of RAO with 2 heparin dosage regimens after transradial coronary angiography, and we evaluated the efficacy and safety of transient homolateral ulnar artery compression to achieve acute radial artery recanalization. Patients referred for coronary angiography(More)
Clusters of workstations are a promising platform for high-performance computing. Most of such clusters are built of dedicated workstations that cannot be used for other purposes. Even though these clusters offer good price/performance ratio, their costs are not negligible. On the other hand, there exist many idle workstations connected via computer(More)
PC clusters typically operate under continuously changing conditions and load balancing is critically important for efficient utilization of their resources, for maximizing their performance, and for minimizing the process response times. The average process response time is usually considered the most important value for measuring the actual performance of(More)
INTRODUCTION Valganciclovir (vGCV) and valacyclovir (vACV) are used in cytomegalovirus (CMV) prophylaxis in renal transplant recipients. The aim of this study was to compare the economic impact of both regimens during 1-year follow-up. METHODS A total of 117 renal transplant recipients at risk for CMV were randomized to 3-month prophylaxis either with(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Both valganciclovir and high-dose valacyclovir are recommended for cytomegalovirus prophylaxis after renal transplantation. A head-to-head comparison of both regimens is lacking. The objective of the study was to compare valacyclovir prophylaxis with valganciclovir, which constituted the control group. DESIGN, SETTINGS,(More)
Prevention of cytomegalovirus infection using antiviral prophylaxis or the pre-emptive therapy approach is an integral part of management of patients after solid organ transplantation. Regarding renal transplantation, valacyclovir is currently the only antiviral agent recommended for prophylaxis as an alternative to valganciclovir. This review article(More)
BACKGROUND Asymptomatic cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection is associated with graft dysfunction and failure. However, no study assessed CMV viral load in terms of the risk for graft failure. METHODS In a prospective cohort of kidney transplant recipients, we assessed the impact of CMV DNAemia on the overall graft survival and the incidence of(More)
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