Mirosław Skwarek

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INTRODUCTION Computed tomography coronary angiography (CTCA) is a diagnostic method used for exclusion of coronary artery disease. However, lower accuracy of CTCA in assessment of calcified lesions is a significant factor impeding applicability of CTCA for assessment of coronary atherosclerosis. AIM To provide insight into lumen and calcium(More)
INTRODUCTION Myocarditis may lead to dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) in immunogenetically predisposed individuals. The diagnosis of myocardial inflammation is currently based on histopathological and immunohistochemical methods. Previous studies indicate that inflammatory cardiomyopathy occurs in approximately 50% of patients with DCM. AIM The goal of the(More)
INTRODUCTION Totally implantable venous access systems (TIVAS), Swan-Ganz (SG) and central venous catheters (CVC) allow easy and repetitive entry to the central cardiovascular system. Fragments of them may be released inadvertently into the cardiovascular system during their insertion or as a result of mechanical complications encountered during long-term(More)
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