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EDITORIALS

A short message from the Editor-In-Chief: submit articles for academic advancement or contribute to evidence pool and education

This is an unannounced editorial; despite we promised to give platform for our international editors I decided to write myself to answer the rhetoric question addressed by junior researchers and clinicians – does your journal has impact factor, to submit or not submit?

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REVIEW

Radiation Therapy Induced Cardiovascular Disease

The advent of advanced hematological and oncological treatment modalities including radiation therapy (RT) has led to increased survival in patients with a range of malignancies. However, this increased curative and disease free survival rate has been offset by the development of late treatment related complications, such as secondary malignancies and cardiovascular disease. This would explain why childhood cancer survivors exhibit a long-term survival rate that is significantly lower than age and gender matched population controls. When compared to the general population, the lifespan of these patients may be reduced by up to 10 years

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EDITORIALS

Key messages to comprehend: the European Heart Rhythm Association (EHRA) consensus document - How to manage device-detected subclinical atrial tachyarrhythmias

Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common sustained arrhythmia. In the last 20 years, it has become one of the most important public health problems and a significant cause of increasing healthcare expenditures. The prevalence of AF is also increasing due to the improved ability to suspect and diagnose AF in the setting of variety of chronic cardiac and non-cardiac diseases.

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QUIZ

Quiz: Electrocardiogram

Female, 77 years, complains on episodes of lightheadedness and palpitations. Fragment of ECG was recorded in night-time using 12 leads Holter monitor. Speed of the recording – 25 mm/s.

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DEBATES

On sweet undeniable feeling of power of international intellectual feudalism, bias, discrimination, censoring, theft, and yet cloud of rumors again – Part 1

This is a first piece we open for debate and discussion. As every editor can comprehend from the title of this short introduction, this is about may be some journal editors have experienced or it may only be intrinsic for our journal.

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QUIZ

ANSWER TO QUIZ ON PAGE 92

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QUIZ

Quiz: The ICD patient with chest pain

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QUIZ

Answer to quiz on page 26 and Case Discussion: The ICD patient with chest pain

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EDITORIALS

Endocarditis treatment

Infective endocarditis (IE) is a severe condition with high morbidity and a high in-hospital and 5- year mortality . Part of the strategy to decrease mortality is early diagnosis, adequate antimicrobial treatment and best surgical timing as well as access to surgery. Establishing the causative pathogen is of paramount importance, and in most settings routine blood cultures are used for this purpose, although other sites may be cultured, such as distant emboli. Besides this, serological diagnosis may important in suggestive epidemiological scenarios, especially for Bartonella spp and Coxiella burnetii.

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QUIZ

QUIZ : ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY

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EDITORIALS

Succession of traditions in cardiac surgery

“With my work, I am the son of my nation. Before these people I bow. People, I'm your slave. Not only with work, but with my blood I belong to you. I am Isa.” It is dedicated to the 110th anniversary of Academician Isa Akhunbaev

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NEWS

International "School of Arrhythmology" in Kyrgyzstan

For the first time in Kyrgyz Republic, the first scientific and international Arrhythmology School was organized by main cardiac surgery of Kyrgyzstan – Scientific Research Institute of Organ Transplantation (SRIHSOT) with support of Ministry of Health. The conference Contemporary Methods of Arrhythmia Diagnosis and Treatment of Arrhythmias for Cardiologists and Family Physicians took place on 19.06.2018 in cultural center Asanbai.

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EDITORIALS

From Editor-in-Chief

In this issue, we published the editorial about prominent surgeon, founder of cardiovascular surgery in Central Asia who performed first heart surgery – Professor Isa K. Akhunbaev.

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