Barbara Tabor-Ciepiela

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BACKGROUND Patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) suffer from markedly increased cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. Common carotid artery (CCA) intima-media thickness (IMT) assessment and CCA plaque identification using ultrasound are well-recognized tools for identification and monitoring of atherosclerosis. A new method for monitoring the(More)
UNLABELLED The aim of the study was to evaluate the influence of elevated homocystein (Hcy) level and selected lipid parameters on the progression of atherosclerotic changes in patients after kidney transplantation (KTx). PATIENTS AND METHODS The study included 51 pts (17 F, 34 M) aged 15-62 years (median 38.1) after cadaver KTx. The mean observation(More)
UNLABELLED HCV and HGV were recognized as highly prevalent in maintenance dialysis population and variable from country to country and unit to unit. The introduction of serologic tests, for detecting antibodies to HCV (anti-HCV) and HGV (anti-HGV) antigens, has facilitated the study of the epidemiology as well as clinical significance of HCV and HGV(More)
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