Adriana Marciniak

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BACKGROUND Voriconazole, a broad-spectrum triazole, has demonstrated significantly improved survival compared with conventional amphotericin B (CAB) as initial therapy for invasive aspergillosis (IA). OBJECTIVE To compare health care resource use and cost at 12 weeks following first-line treatment with voriconazole compared with CAB for IA using resource(More)
Retrospective analysis of 2365 cultures from conjunctival sac of patients was done. The most frequent bacteria included Staphylococcus epidermidis (48.7%), Staphylococcus aureus (11%) and Streptococcus (1%). The sensibility of the bacterial cultures for the most frequently applied chemotherapeutics was evaluated. Our results were compared with those in the(More)
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to conduct an economic evaluation of voriconazole compared with conventional amphotericin B deoxycholate (CAB) using data from a recently reported randomized comparative trial in patients with various underlying immunosuppressive conditions. This trial demonstrated the superiority of voriconazole in terms of(More)
Differential scanning calorimetry (DSC) has been used to estimate the effect of disc disease on the collagen helix-coil transition and morphology for tissue extracted from patients during surgical operation. Forty discs were obtained from patients with degenerative disc disease undergoing surgery for low back pain. The patients were in the age between 20(More)
The Gardner–Diamond syndrome (GDS), also known as autoerythrocyte sensitization syndrome, painful bruising syndrome, and psychogenic purpura, is a rare autoimmune vasculopathy. People with it react against a component of their own erythrocytes, most likely phosphatidylserine, a phosphoglyceride of the cell membrane. In most cases, it is diagnosed among(More)
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