Beata Banaszak

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The aim of the study was to assess body composition in subjects with phenylketonuria (PKU). Forty-five patients aged 13.8 ± 5.2 years were evaluated. Among them, 15 patients had not reached sexual maturity, showing normal serum values of phenylalanine (Phe) (subgroup 1), and 30 subjects were sexually mature (Tanner 5 stage), showing either normal serum Phe(More)
BACKGROUND Exercise-induced hypertension following repair of the coarctation of the aorta (CoA) is a well known phenomenon. The most important functional parameters in the assessment of the effects of a surgical repair of CoA are the maximal pressure gradient in the descending aorta (GRAD) and systolic blood pressure (SBP). Results of treadmill exercise(More)
BACKGROUND Recently, a number of reports have highlighted changes in the histopathology and response to corticosteroid treatment in childhood nephrotic syndrome; however, these involved ethnically mixed populations. For comparison, the purpose of our research was to search for changes in the characteristics of nephrotic syndrome in a homogeneous population(More)
High blood pressure (BP) in children and adolescents is associated with increased risk of persistent hypertension (HT) in adulthood and, consequently, cardiovascular disease and target organ damage. AIM The values of selected anthropometric parameters and laboratory test results including leptin and apelin concentration were evaluated with regard to(More)
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) exerts a significant impact on children's growth and development. In infants and children with CKD, feeding-related problems are not infrequent, leading to protein-energy malnutrition and resulting in retarded physical development. Because spontaneous energy intake is usually inadequate in children with CKD, special dietary(More)
UNLABELLED Percutaneous kidney biopsy is a widely applied diagnostic procedure providing with kidney tissue for microscopy. AIM OF THE STUDY The assessment of diagnostic value of kidney tissue specimens gained by percutaneous biopsy and the assessment of that method's safety. MATERIAL 119 percutaneous kidney biopsies performed on patients of Pediatric(More)
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