Janusz Urban

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Alefacept belongs to the new generation of drugs applied in the treatment of psoriasis. It is an immunomodulatory recombinant, fully human lymphocyte function associated antigen-3/immunoglobulin G1 fusion protein (LFA-3-Ig) CD2 antagonist that targets memory-effector T cells by binding CD2 on the T cell surface. It blocks the interactions of leukocyte(More)
We describe an unusual case of mucous cysts in 3 fingers of both hands in a 52-year old woman, working as a cashier. The cysts were localized over the joints, between distal interphalangeal joint and the proximal nail fold. It is possible that the job of the patient (i. e. counting money with both hands, repeated straightening and bending of distal(More)
The weight of some organs [brain, heart, lungs, kidneys, liver] was ascertained in a group of 1,598 persons who died a violent death, and a comparison was made with values obtained in a group of persons who died of cardiac insufficiency. The figures found were correlated according to sex with age, obesity, lipomatosis, physical size, the presence and stage(More)
In the presented study the subpopulations of blood lymphocytes as well as serum concentrations of IL-6 and FAS in 20 patients with psoriasis triggered by infection and 17 healthy controls were analyzed. The flow cytometry technique and ELISA method were used. We detected statistically significant higher serum level of interleukin-6 (IL-6) in patients with(More)
The determination of mercury in urine using cold atomic absorption spectrometry according to Gage and Warren is used after slight modification as standard method for the exposure test in persons exposed to its vapours in industry in Czechoslovakia. Within the concentration range between 100 and 600 nmol X l-1 of urine the relative standard deviation was(More)
We describe a case of a 50-year-old man with lesions localized in the region of urethral meatus and on the epithelium of the foreskin. The lesions were observed as the white spots with flat or somewhat depressed surface, locally similar to leukoplakia, lichen sclerosus atrophicus or cicatrix, without any subjective symptoms. Cystoscopy, micturition(More)
  • Janusz Urban
  • Chirurgia narzadów ruchu i ortopedia polska
  • 1999
Ischemic contracture of the forearm known as Volkmann contracture develops from untreated (or treated to late) compartment syndrome within the forearm. Surgery is needed if function of the extremity is to be restored after fully developed Volkmann contracture. The uniform management is accepted in our Department since 1982. Multi-stage surgical treatment is(More)