On sweet undeniable feeling of power of international intellectual feudalism, bias, discrimination, censoring and theft
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?
The advent of advanced hematological and oncological treatment modalities including radiation therapy has led to increased survival in patients with a range of malignancies. The increased curative and disease-free survival rate has been offset by the development of late treatment related complications, including cardiovascular disease. This narrative review will discuss the pathophysiology, risk factors, clinical presentation, management and preventative techniques related to radiotherapy-induced cardiotoxicity.
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.