Alicja Niewiarowska

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The aim of the study was to assess serum cystatin C level in children with a congenital solitary kidney, depending on their age and compensatory overgrowth of the kidney. The study group (I) consisted of 36 children, 3–21 years of age (median 10.8 years), with a congenital solitary kidney and no other urinary defects. The control group (C) contained 36(More)
We report 6-years old boy with Schönlein-Henoch purpura who presented neurologic manifestations: depressed state generalised convulsions, and cortical blindness. Sequential magnetic resonance imaging showed bilateral cerebral ischemic lesions in the cortex and white matter of parieto-occipital lobes caused by vasculitis.
In 81 children aged 0-18 years with normal body weight the serum pattern of fatty acids (FA) were determined by means of gas chromatography. The results show that of the 11 FA determined chromatographically, unsaturated and saturated fatty acids had differences in their distribution in the plasma. A certain regularity of these differences in favour of(More)
Autotransfused blood is often used as an alternative to banked blood. The fibrinolytic consequences of autotransfused blood are undefined. This prospective study was designed to determine the effect of intraoperative autotransfused blood on fibrinolysis and other coagulation parameters. Ten consecutive patients undergoing cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) for(More)
UNLABELLED Autosomal dominant polycystic disease is characterised by abnormal polycystin, protein, which is a component of basement membrane and extracellular matrix. Transforming growth factor (TGF-beta1) is a cytokine, which takes part in development of renal tubule epithelium and stimulates the synthesis of extracellular matrix proteins. The aim of work(More)