Bogna Puciłowska

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Arteriovenous fistulas of the kidney are rare. They may be acquired, idiopathic or arise in congenital arteriovenous malformations. There are only few reports in the current literature describing the successful embolisation of idiopathic arteriovenous fistulas. We report a 47-year-old hypertensive female patient with a successfully embolised arteriovenous(More)
A case of a 62-year old male with malignant hypertension was described. The clinical picture was dominated by the presence of cachexia, polyuria and polyneuropathy. Laboratory examinations revealed highly elevated sedimentation rate, hyponatremia and hypokalemia. Secondary hypertension as well as other diseases with similar clinical symptoms were excluded(More)
The purpose of the study was to evaluate the degree of morning blood pressure surge (MBPS) and its relationship with markers of cardiovascular alterations in untreated middle-aged hypertensives. We studied 241 patients (mean age, 36.6 ± 10.7 years). Subjects with higher sleep-through MBPS (st-MBPS) were older (P = .003), had higher carotid intima-media(More)