Cardiotoxicity of Chemotherapeutic Drugs (Literature Review and Clinical Case Description)

Ashot A. Avagimyan, Lusine G. Mkrtchyan Yerevan State Medical University after Mkhitar Heratsi Introduction. Oncological diseases are currently one of the leading causes of death, due to the cardiovascular diseases. At the same time, modern antitumor therapy, including chemotherapy, radiation therapy, targeted therapy, allows life-saving and social adaptation of the cancer patients for decades. However, Read More …

Features of Clinical Course of Acute Period of Myocardial Infarction in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation and Their Influence on Cardiac Hemodynamics and Prognosis

M. Shved, O. Sydorenko, N. Kovbasa I. Horbachevsky Ternopil State Medical University Introduction. Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a major public health problem and causes significant financial costs for the health system. Aim. To establish the peculiarities of the clinical course of acute myocardial infarction period in patients with atrial fibrillation and its effect on cardiac Read More …

Atrial Fibrillation in Patients after Myocardial Infarction: Association with Changes in Heart Structure, Heart Failure and Age

A. Yagensky, M. Pavelko, I. Sichkaruk Lutsk City Clinical Hospital Introduction. Atrial fibrillation (AF) occurs in 8.0-22.0% of patients with acute myocardial infarction (MI). It is associated with a significant increase in both hospital mortality and mortality over a 5-year observation period. AF can be the result of a number of pathological processes – hemodynamic Read More …