Halina Kamińska

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UNLABELLED 119 newly diagnosed insulin dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM) children - 59 girls and 60 boys aged 2-16 years were examined for the presence of thyroid autoantibodies (TA), T3, T4 and TSH levels. Estimate was repeated after 2 years with sonography of thyroid in children with the presence of TA. At onset of IDDM positive TA were found in 38 (32%)(More)
UNLABELLED In 1993 a mild iodine deficiency in the seaside region of Poland was revealed. In 1997 a mandatory iodine prophylaxis was introduced. The aim of the study was to determine the prevalence of goiter in schoolchildren aged 12-15 years from the seaside area after 3 years of obligatory iodine prophylaxis. The study comprised 628 children (291 boys and(More)
INTRODUCTION The increasing number of childhood cancer survivors has resulted in a growing interest in the late effects, which depend on type of treatment. Frequently, a brain tumour and its therapy in children are endocrinologically devastating. AIM OF STUDY The aim of study was to compare growth and pubertal development in children after brain tumour(More)
BACKGROUND A literature review indicates that the prevalence of cardiovascular malformations in patients with Turner syndrome ranges from 17 to 47 percent. OBJECTIVES The aim of the study was to evaluate the cardiovascular system in patients with Turner syndrome, controlled by the Pediatric Endocrinology Clinic of the Medical University of Gdansk. (More)
Newborn mass screening for congenital hypothyroidism was introduced in the Gdańsk region in 1993. During the period 1993-2001 180708 newborns were screened. The prevalence of congenital hypothyroidism was 1:4203. The prevalence of transient hyperthyrotropinemia before implementation of the program of universal salt iodization was 0.016%, after that(More)
This "Endocrinologic health care guide" was prepared for individuals with Down syndrome. We hope this will serve as a reference for primary care physicians. We presented clinical characteristics, laboratory issues and treatment of children with Down syndrome and endocrinologic problems: abnormalities of thyroid function, obesity, diabetes mellitus, obesity,(More)
Autologous peripheral blood stem cell transplantation (APBSCT) is used similarly to autologous bone marrow transplantation (ABMT) to reconstitute bone marrow following myeloablative therapy in patients with proliferative diseases of the blood. Eight patients with recurrent and refractory lymphoma (3 HD, 4 NHL) and multiple myeloma aged 17-55 were included(More)
The 8-year-old boy with 13 months history of enlargement of right cervical lymph nodes is described in this paper. Infectious lymphadenopathy was initially diagnosed. He was treated with antibiotics without success. Fine-needle aspiration biopsy in one of the enlarged lymph nodes showed the cells of normal thyroid gland without any signs of atypical growth.(More)
BACKGROUND Growth hormone (GH) therapy has been used for children with pituitary GH deficiency. It resulted in improving their height velocity and achieving an adult height in the normal range for the general population. OBJECTIVES To evaluate the final height in childhood-onset growth hormone deficiency patients who had already completed treatment and(More)
In this article the contemporary methods of positive stem cells isolation have been reviewed, with special regard to their application in the hematological transplantology, and the results of our own studies on isolation with the immunomagnetic method have been presented.