General Information

General Information

The Department of Paediatric Cardiology (Faculty of Medicine in Bratislava - Comenius University) was founded in year 2003 aiming to improve the teaching of paediatric cardiology on a graduate level and to intensify scientific research activities in this field of study. Prof. Jozef Mašura MD., PhD., FSCAI, FESC, FAEPC became the first Head of the Department. On September 1st. 2020 Assoc. prof. Peter Olejník, MD, PhD. was elected as a new Head of the Department.

After obtaining the accreditation of the Ministry of Health of the Slovak republic in year 2010, the Department extended its focus on postgraduate education in paediatric cardiology, thus becoming the only institute within Slovakia enabling the specialization in the field of paediatric cardiology.

The graduate and postgraduate teaching takes place in the various departments of the Children's Cardiac Centre in Bratislava (The National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases): inpatient ward / outpatient department, diagnostic department, cardiac ICU, postoperative ICU and the cardiac operating theatre.

The Department’s fundamental and inseparable keystone is the scientific research effort. The members of the academic staff are regular contributors of articles in specialized medical journals of domestic and foreign issue. They are also active participants at conferences concerning paediatric cardiology on a national and international level.  

Activities/ News 2023

8. 2. 2023 Obhajoby diplomových prác

1. 4. 2023 Deň detskej kardiológie, Hotel Šport, Donovaly

24. - 26. 5. 2023 Postgraduálny kurz - vzdelávacie podujatie pre školencov ŠŠ

2. 6. 2023 Špecializačná skúška

9. - 10. 11. 2023 Memoriál prof. Ireny Jakubcovej

31. 11. a 1. 12. 2023 Špecializačná skúška

Publication Activity

List of Publication Activity 2022 

O201 Olejník, Peter (aut) [UKOLFKDK] (20%) - Tittel, Peter (aut) (20%) - Venczelová, Zuzana (aut) (20%) - Kardoš, Marek (aut) (20%) - Mašura, Jozef (aut) (20%): Dlhodobé výsledky perkutánneho uzáveru ASD II pomocou Amplatzerovho oklúdora u detí = Percutaneous ASD II closure with Amplatzer occluder in children: long-term follow-up In: 27. Kongres Slovenskej kardiologickej spoločnosti [elektronický dokument] : abstrakty prednášok a posterov. - Bratislava : Tajpan, 2022. - S. 16-16 [online] [Kongres Slovenskej kardiologickej spoločnosti. 27, Šamorín, 05.10.2022 - 06.10.2022] abstrakt z podujatia - KP konferenčný príspevok

V301 Böhm, Allan (aut) [skr] [UKOLF] (9.1%) - Urban, Ľuboš (aut) (9.09%) - Tóthová, Ľubomíra (aut) [UKOLFUMB] (9.09%) - Bachárová, Ljuba (aut) (9.09%) - Musil, Peter (aut) (9.09%) - Kyselovič, Ján (aut) (9.09%) - Michálek, Peter (aut) (9.09%) - Uher, Tomáš (aut) (9.09%) - Bezák, Branislav (aut) [UKOLFKCH] (9.09%) - Olejník, Peter (aut) [UKOLFKDK] (9.09%) - Hatala, Robert (aut) (9.09%): Advanced glycation end products predict long-term outcome of catheter ablation in paroxysmal atrialfibrillation Lit.: 35 zázn. In: Journal of interventional cardiac electrophysiology. - Roč. 64, č. 1 (2022), s. 17-25. - ISSN (print) 1383-875X článok Registrované v: CCC Current Content Connect SCO SCOPUS WOS CC Web of Science Core Collection Indikátor časopisu: IF (JCR) 2021=1.759 Kvartil Q: wos-jcr -- Q4 [Cardiac & cardiovascular systems] -- 2021

V302 Fabo, Pavol (aut) [KAUT][UKOLFKDK] (60%) - Olejník, Peter (aut) [UKOLFKDK] (40%): Coronary artery aneurysm after Kawasaki disease Lit.: 17 zázn. In: Cardiology letters. - Roč. 31, č. 5-6 (2022), s. 329-333. - ISSN (print) 1338-3655 článok

V303 Goldschmidtová, Erika (aut) [KAUT] (20%) - Glézlová, Andrea (aut) (20%) - Nosáľ, Matej (aut) (20%) - Olejník, Peter (aut) [UKOLFKDK] (20%) - Kaldarárová, Monika (aut) (20%): Čo sa môže skrývať za dilatáciou pravej predsiene? = What can behidden behind the dilatation of the right atrium? Lit.: 15 zázn. In: Kardiológia pre prax. - Roč. 20, č. 4 (2022), s. 252-256. - ISSN (print) 1336-3433 článok

V304 Kucharovicová, Erika (aut) [KAUT] [UKOLFKDK] (50%) - Olejník, Peter (aut) [UKOLFKDK] (50%): Kardiovaskulárne aspekty Williamsovho-Beurenovho syndrómu = Cardiovascular aspects of Williams-Beuren syndrome Lit.: 17 zázn. In: Pediatria pre prax.. - Roč. 23, č. 6 (2022), s. 235-241. - ISSN (print) 1336-8168 článok

V305 Medová, Veronika (aut) [PhD-int-x] [UKOPRBMB] (20%) - Hulínková, Ivana (aut) [UKOLF1DK] (10%) - Alchus Laiferová, Nikoleta (aut) (5%) - Dobšinská, Veronika (aut) [UKOLF] (5%) - Čižnár, Peter (aut) [UKOLF1DK] (10%) - Dolníková, Dana (aut) (5%)- Krasňanová, Veronika (aut) [UKOLFKDK] (5%) - Fábri, Oksana (aut) (5%) - Ficek, Andrej (aut) [UKOPRBMB] (15%) - Šoltýsová, Andrea (aut) [UKOPRBMB] (20%): The importance of defining the age-specific TREC/KREC levels for detection of various inbornerrors of immunity in pediatric and adult patients Lit.: 50 zázn. In: Clinical Immunology. - Roč. 245 (2022), s. [1-11], art. no. 109155. - ISSN (print) 1521-6616 článok Registrované v: SCO SCOPUS CCC Current Content Connect WOS CC Web of Science Core Collection Indikátor časopisu: IF (JCR) 2021=10.190 Kvartil Q: wos-jcr -- Q1 [Immunology] -- 2021

V306 Srnková, Patrícia (aut) [UKOLFKDK] (33.334%) - Brucknerová, Jana (aut) (33.333%) - Brucknerová, Ingrid (aut) [KAUT] [UKOLFNEO] (33.333%): Is inhaled nitric oxide a miraculous molecule? The analysis of nitric oxide use in newborns with persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn Srnkova, P. and Brucknerova, J. and Brucknerova, I. - These authors contributed equally to the text. Lit.: 40 zázn. In: Bratislava medical journal. - Roč. 123, č. 3 (2022), s. 153-159. - ISSN (print) 0006-9248 článok Registrované v: SCO SCOPUS WOS CC Web of Science Core Collection Indikátor časopisu: IF (JCR) 2021=1.564 Kvartil Q: wos-jcr -- Q4 [Medicine, general & internal] -- 2021