Andrzej Chilarski

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Lymphocyte subpopulations and autologous mixed lymphocyte reaction (AMLR) studied in 13 hereditary sphereocytosis and 21 postsplenectomy patients; the operation was performed because of hereditary spherocytosis. Significant increases of Th cells and the Th/Ts ratio have been noted in children with hereditary spherocytosis. Splenectomy because of(More)
We describe the presence of c-kit positive interstitial cells of Cajal-like (ICCs-like) in the walls of the urinary bladders of children. An immunohistochemical study of specimens, obtained at autopsy from either the trigonum (Group A) or the corpus (Group B), was performed using antibodies against c-kit (CD 117). Histological morphometry of the(More)
OBJECTIVES The aim of the study was to assess the usefulness of ultrasound in management and prognosis in fetal ovarian cysts. MATERIAL AND METHODS The study included 38 fetuses with cyst in abdominal cavity, who, between 1995 and 2006, underwent an ultrasound examination in our unit at the Polish Mother's Memorial Hospital in Lodz, The Department for(More)
OBJECTIVE Fetal and neonatal ovarian cysts are detected freguently by ultrasonography. Prenatal ovarian cysts have a follicular or luteal origin. Their natural history is a spontaneous involution. Pre- and postnatal changes in the sonographic aspects allow to choose the appropriate therapeutical indications: conservative approach, surgery, or percutaneous(More)
MATERIAL AND METHODS It was a retrospective analysis of fetal echocardiography results (analysis of congenital heart defect (CHD) and functional abnormalities in normal heart anatomy) in 83 fetuses diagnosed and treated in the same institution. RESULTS In our group of fetuses, the most common structural defect, in addition to omphalocele, proved to be(More)
Twenty three children with fractures of the lateral condyle of the humerus were analyzed. In 20 cases surgery was performed 0 to 8 days after injury. The 3 delayed cases were operated because of one nonunion, one pseudoarthrosis, and one displaced union. All cases which underwent early surgical had a very good outcome with a follow-up observation period(More)
Cystinuria is an autosomal recessive defect in transepithelial transport of dibasic amino acids (e.g. cystine) which involves the proximal canaliculi, small intestine and central nervous system. It is the least common cause of nephrolithiasis, accounting for 1 to 3% of renal calculi. The natural course of the disease, characterised by recurrent stone(More)
From 1998 to 2003 6 children with lymphangioma of cervico-facial region were treated with OK-432 in Polish Mother Health Institute. Three of them had nonresectable leasion and two required tracheostomy during first months of life. Each patient received from 1 to 10 sessions of obliteration. In total 23 sessions were performed. The youngest patient treated(More)