Dana Galuszková

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AIM The goal of this pilot study was to define the scope of therapeutic self-care demand in heart failure (HF) patients according to the concepts of self-care postulated by D.E. Orem and to determine the level of problems experienced and self-care in these patients. METHODS A questionnaire consisting of 7 areas with closed format questions was developed(More)
While the elimination of hepatitis B virus (HBV) is a common phenomenon at the end of the acute phase of disease, the persistence of HBV is characteristic for chronic hepatitis (CHB). Recent evidence indicates that the elimination of HBV is achieved by FAS/FAS-L induced apoptosis of infected hepatocytes. The aim of this study was to test the hypothesis that(More)
BACKGROUND Granulocyte apheresis is a safe and effective method for granulocyte collection. We present a five year experience (2006-2010) of the Blood Center, Faculty Hospital Ostrava, Czech Republic. Donor granulocyte transfusion is one treatment option for haemato-oncology patients with severe neutropenia complicated by bacterial/fungal infections(More)
Immunological disorders can play an important role in the etiopathogenesis of malignant lymphogranuloma. The authors demonstrate a patient with autoimmune polymorbidity (polymyositis and type 1 diabetes mellitus) which underwent a long-term immunosuppressive and cytostatic therapy. After 7 years of that treatment, Hodgkin's disease of mixed cellularity type(More)
AIMS Annual evaluation of blood transfusion preparation administration at the University Hospital Olomouc, Czech Republic as a contribution to the European Union haemovigilance system. METHODS Analysis of blood transfusion preparations released from the Department of Blood Transfusion of the above university hospital and laboratory examination results in(More)
Mycosis fungoides and Sézary syndrome are typical representatives of malignant lymphomas of the T-series affecting the skin. Both affections have a varied clinical picture, a different spectrum of histological and laboratory findings and lack a uniform prognosis. In the submitted review the authors discuss in more detail all mentioned aspects of the disease(More)
The study aimed at assessing the potential use of lower total and HMW adiponectin levels for predicting cardiovascular risk in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). Concentrations of total adiponectin or high molecular weight (HMW) adiponectin decrease in association with the development of metabolic dysfunction such as obesity, insulin resistance,(More)
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