About the Authors

Jerzy Rudnicki

Affiliation Department of Minimally Invasive Surgery and Proctology, Wroclaw Medical University, Wrocław, Poland

Dorota Zyśko

dzysko@wp.pl

Affiliation Teaching Department for Emergency Medical Services, Wroclaw Medical University, Wrocław, Poland

Dariusz Kozłowski

Affiliation Department of Cardiology, Medical University of Gdańsk, Gdańsk, Poland

Wiktor Kuliczkowski

Affiliation 1st Department of Cardiology, Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland

Edward Koźluk

Affiliation Department of Cardiology, Warsaw Medical University, Warsaw, Poland

Małgorzata Lelonek

Affiliation Department of Cardiology, Medical University of Lodz, Lodz, Poland

Agnieszka Piątkowska

Affiliation Department of Cardiology, Warsaw Medical University, Warsaw, Poland

Jacek Gajek

Affiliation Department of Cardiology, Wroclaw Medical University, Wrocław, Poland

Marta Negrusz-Kawecka

Affiliation Department of Cardiology, Wroclaw Medical University, Wrocław, Poland

Anil Kumar Agrawal

Affiliation 2nd Department of General and Oncological Surgery, Wroclaw Medical University, Wrocław, Poland

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JR DZ AKA ML DK EK WK MNK. Performed the experiments: JR DZ DK ML EK AP WK JG AKA. Analyzed the data: DZ JG MNK. Wrote the paper: JR DZ WK JG AKA ML EK AP DK MNK.