Mikulas Mlcek

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Mild therapeutic hypothermia (HT) has been implemented in the management of post cardiac arrest (CA) syndrome after the publication of clinical trials comparing HT with common practice (ie, usually hyperthermia). Current evidence on the comparison between therapeutic HT and controlled normothermia (NT) in CA survivors, however, remains insufficient. Eight(More)
Mild therapeutic hypothermia (MTH) is being used after cardiac arrest for its expected improvement in neurological outcome. Safety of MTH concerning inducibility of malignant arrhythmias has not been satisfactorily demonstrated. This study compares inducibility of ventricular fibrillation (VF) before and after induction of MTH in a whole body swine model(More)
Ventricular arrhythmias play an important role in cardiovascular mortality especially in patients with impaired cardiac and autonomic function. The aim of this experimental study was to determine, if renal denervation (RDN) could decrease the inducibility of ventricular fibrillation (VF) in a healthy porcine biomodel. Controlled electrophysiological study(More)
The aim of this study was to assess the relationship between extracorporeal blood flow (EBF) and left ventricular (LV) performance during venoarterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (VA ECMO) therapy. Five swine (body weight 45 kg) underwent VA ECMO implantation under general anesthesia and artificial ventilation. Subsequently, acute cardiogenic shock(More)
Operations in the pleural cavity are connected with circulatory changes in pulmonary circulation and general changes of hemodynamics. These changes are influenced by the position of patient's body on the operation table and by the introduction of artificial pneumothorax. Thoracoscopy is an advanced surgical approach in thoracic surgery, but its hemodynamic(More)
ECG body surface mapping (BSM) parameters in patients with diabetes mellitus Type 1 (DM1) are significantly different comparing to healthy non-diabetic subjects. Hypothesis that these changes are more pronounced in DM1 patients with autonomic neuropathy (AN) was tested. The parameters of BSM were registered by diagnostic system Cardiag 112.2 in 54 DM1(More)
Multichannel electrocardiography is an extension of the conventional electrocardiography. It enables to acquire refined data for more complex analysis. Body surface mapping is a graphical presentation of cardiac activity as measured from the body surface. In this work we have focused on feature extraction from the measured signals and finding relations(More)
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