Spinciceva 1, 21 000 SPLIT, CROATIA, tel: (+385 21) 556 111, fax: (+385 21) 365 738


STOJAN POLIĆ, M.D., Ph.D., Ass. Prof.
cardiologist

Born in 1946, graduated from the University of Zagreb School of Medicine, Zagreb, Croatia in 1970. In 1988 awarded a doctorate of science at the University of Zagreb, School of Medicine in Zagreb for the thesis:"The role of digoxin in the treatment of decompensated chronic cor pulmonale". Held the following positions and appointments: 1970-1973 General Practicioner in Split and Zagreb, Croatia. 1974-1978 Resident, Department of Medicine, General Hospital Split. 1978-1979 Postgraduate Study of Cardiology, Zagreb. 1979-1988 Specialist in Internal Medicine, Cardiologist, Department of Medicine, General Hospital Split, Croatia. 1988 Assistant Professor, University of Zagreb, Croatia. 1988-1990 Postdoctoral Fellow in Department of Anesthesiology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Wisconsin, USA. 1991-1992 Chief, Department of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Clinical Hospital Split, Croatia. 1993 Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Zagreb. Member of the following associations: 1995-1996 Chief, Department of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Clinical Hospital Split, Croatia.
* Croatian Medical Association, Zagreb * Croatian Cardiology Association, Zagreb To date he has published one book ("Cardiovascular emergencies", in Croatian, 1995) and more than 100 scientific reports, of which 30 are original papers, which are dealing with cardiology with special stress on pharmocotherapy of cardiovascular diseases.

Published papers:
-Polic S, Rumboldt Z. An analysis of digitalis usage in a hospital setting. I. A retrospective study. Iug Physiol Pharm Acta 1983; 10 (suppl 2):175-7.

-Rumboldt Z, Polic S, Deletis O. An analysis of digitalis usage in a hospital setting. II. A prospective study. Iug Physiol Pharm Acta 1983; 10 (suppl 2):201-3.
-Polic S, Rumboldt Z, Rakic D. Rapid dissolution of right atrial thrombus in a patient with congestive cardiomyopathy. G Ital Cardiol 1985; 15:809-11.

-Vucenik I, Polic S. Heart antibodies and circulating immune complexes in dilated congestive cardiomyopathy. Period biol 1987; 89 (suppl):53.

-Polic S, Rumboldt Z, Dujic Z, Bagatin J, Deletis O, Rozga A. Role of digoxin in right ventricular failure due to chronic cor pulmonale. Int J Clin Pharm Res 1990; 10:153-62.

-Bosnjak ZJ, Polic S, Turner LA, Schedewie HK, Atlee JL, Kampine JP. The effects of halothane and norepinephrine on dominant and subsidiary pacemakers. Anesth Analg 1990; 70 (suppl 2S):S29.

-Polic S, Laszlo A, Marijic J, Bosnjak ZJ, Atlee JL. Halothane and norepinephrine on dominant and subsidiary atrial pacemakers. FASEB J 1990; 4 (suppl 3) : A1689.

-Turner LA, Polic S, Marijic J, Bosnjak ZJ. Actions of halothane, enflurane and isoflurane on Purkinje fibers from 1-day old infarcted canine hearts. FASEB J 1990; 4 (suppl 3): A1701.

-Laszlo A, Polic S, Bosnjak ZJ, Marijic J, Atlee JL. Enflurane, halothane and isoflurane on automaticity of Purkinje fibers of normal hearts. FASEB J 1990; 4 (suppl 3): A1702.

-Eskinder H, Laszlo A, Polic S, Gross GJ, Kampine JP, Bosnjak ZJ. The effects of KT-362 on Ca2+ channel current in single canine ventricular cells. Pharmacol 1990; 32 (suppl 3):A71.

-Polic S, Laszlo A, Marijic J, Bosnjak ZJ, Kampine JP. The effects of halothane and ouabain on primary and subsidiary atrial pacemakers. U: Davis RF ur, 12th annual meeting of Society of cardiovascular anesthesiologists. Orlando: Society of cardiovascular anesthesiologosits, 1990: A231.

-Laszlo A, Sprung J, Polic S, Kampine JP, Bosnjak ZJ. Effects of hypothermia and potassium variations on maximum diastolic potential. Anesthesiology 1990; 73 (suppl 3A): A263.

-Bosnjak ZJ, Polic S, Laszlo A, Kampine JP, Atlee JL. Effects of halothane and epinephrine on automaticity of dominant and subsidiary atrial pacemakers. Anesthesiology 1990; 73 (suppl 3A):A576.

-Laszlo A, Polic S, Atlee JL, Kampine JP, Bosnjak ZJ. Anesthetics and automaticity in latent pacemaker fibers: I. Effects of halothane, enflurane, and isoflurane on automaticity and recovery of automaticity from overdrive suppresion in Purkinje fibers derived from canine hearts. Anesthesiology 1991; 75:98-105.

- Polic S, Atlee JL, Laszlo A, Kampine JP, Bosnjak ZJ. Anesthetics and automaticity in latent pacemaker fibers. II. Effects of halothane and epinephrine or nor- epinephrine on automaticity of dominant and subsidiary atrial pacemakers in the canine heart. Anesthesiology 1991; 75:298-304.

-Laszlo A, Atlee JL, Polic S, Kampine JP, Bosnjak ZJ. Inhalation anesthetics and triggered sustained rhythmic activity in Purkinje fibers from infarcted canine hearts. Anesth Analg 1991; 72 (suppl 2S):S152.

-Polic S, Atlee JL, Laszlo A, Kampine JP, Bosnjak ZJ. Anesthetics and automaticity in latent pacemaker fibers. III. Effects of halothane and ouabain on automaticity of the SA node and subsidiary atrial pacemakers in the canine heart. Anesthesiology 1991; 75:305-12.

-Polic S, Bosnjak ZJ, Marijic J, Hoffmann RG, Kampine JP, Turner LA. Actions of halothane, isoflurane, and enflurane on the regional action potential characteristics of canine Purkinje fibers. Anesth Analg 1991; 73:603-11.

-Laszlo A, Polic S, Kampine JP, Turner LA, Atlee JL, Bosnjak ZJ. Halothane, enflurane and isoflurane on abnormal automaticity and triggered rhythmic activity of Purkinje fibers from 24-hour-old infarcted canine hearts. Anesthesiology 1991; 75:847-53.

-Rumboldt Z, Miric D, Bozic I, Giunio L, Polic S, Tonkic A. War-stress-induced medical emergencies in south Croatia. Lancet 1993; 341:966.

-Turner LA, Polic S, Hoffmann RG, Kampine JP, Bosnjak ZJ. Actions of volatile anesthetics on ishemic and non ischemic Purkinje fibers in the infarcted canine heart: Regional action potential characteristics. Anesth Analg 1993; 76:726-33.

-Turner LA, Polic S, Hoffmann RG, Kampine JP, Bosnjak ZJ. Actions of halothane and isoflurane on Purkinje fibers in the infarcted canine heart: Conduction, regional refractoriness, and reentry. Anesth Analg 1993; 76:718-25.

-Bagatin J, Rumboldt Z, Sardelic S, Polic S, Miric D. Our approach to orthostatic hypotension. Clinical Autonomic Research 1993; 3: 219-20.

-Lukin S, Polic S, Rumboldt Z. Ventricular arrhythmias in dilated cardiomyopathy correlate to ventricular cavity dimensions. U: Proceedings of 11th International Congress: The "New frontiers" of arrhythmias. Marileva, 1994: 138.