Janusz Grochowski

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BACKGROUND The use of antibiotics in uncomplicated appendicitis in children, remains the area of controversy. The aim of the study was to assess the necessity of antibiotic administration in nonperforated appendicitis in children. MATERIAL AND METHODS The design of the study was a double blind randomized controlled trial, with a follow-up of 4 to 20(More)
The birth prevalence of CNS malformations in the region of Krakow from 1979 to 1981 was determined to be 1.26/1000 from records of all live- and still-birth deliveries. The frequency of anencephaly was 0.23/1,000; spina bifida and encephalocele, 0.70/1000; isolated hydrocephaly, 0.26/1,000; and other CNS anomalies, 0.06/1,000. The observed rates are below(More)
Although, the abnormal thyroid hormone production and metabolism are relatively common, hyperthyroidism is a very unusual condition. The diagnosis may be difficult because of similar signs and symptoms as in uremia. To our knowledge till now only 18 well documented cases have been reported, 8 of them successfully treated with radioactive iodine. We report(More)
BACKGROUND Although disorders of the reproductive system are very common in women undergoing chronic haemodialysis, this issue remains a neglected area. The aim of the study was to evaluate the endometrial morphology and its relationship with pituitary-gonadal axis dysfunction in uraemic women of reproductive age undergoing haemodialysis. METHODS The(More)
INTRODUCTION Diabetic nephropathy is a significant complication of diabetes mellitus and one of the major causes of renal replacement therapy. Cardiovascular complications are predominant causes of death in these patients. OBJECTIVES To evaluate the influence of hemodialysis on cardiovascular risk factors and on their frequency in diabetic nephropathy(More)
The results of the studies of hypophyseal-gonadal axis in dialysis women are not uniform. Mostly the increased serum concentrations of prolactine and pituitary gonadotropins are observed; the data about ovarian secretion are much more scanty and contradictory. The aim of this crossectional study was to assess changes in sexual hormones secretion and their(More)