Elżbieta Kozłowska

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INTRODUCTION The aim of the present study was to analyse patients' knowledge in the field of neoplastic prophylaxis. MATERIAL AND METHODS The research was carried out between 2007 and 2008 in the Provincial Hospital in Bydgoszcz (i.e. general surgery, gynaecology and obstetrics, urology, breast surgery and thoracic surgery). Altogether 300 patients (of(More)
Matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs) are proteolytic enzymes capable of degrading extracellular matrix. Their role has been emphasized in tumor invasion, metastasis and tumor-induced angiogenesis. The gene encoding MMP-3 is polymorphic and an insertion (6A)/deletion (5A) polymorphism (5A/6A polymorphism) in the MMP-3 gene may have functional significance in the(More)
AIM OF THE STUDY The aim of this work was to evaluate the knowledge of symptoms and prophylaxis among hospitalized patients. MATERIAL AND METHODS The research was carried in the Provincial Hospital in Bydgoszcz (i.e. general surgery, gynecology and obstetrics, urology, breast surgery and thoracic surgery). 250 hospitalized patients took part in the tests,(More)
Nowadays, more and more data indicate that mast cells play an important role in host defense against pathogens. that is why it is essential to understand the expression of toll-like receptors (tlrs) by mast cells, because these molecules play particularly significant role in initiation host defense against microorganisms as they recognize both wide range of(More)
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