Jaroslav Šimon

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INTRODUCTION Hypothyroidism (HT) has been found a predictor of cardiovascular diseases. We aimed to ascertain the prevalence of HT in patients with manifest coronary heart disease (CHD), and to establish its association with conventional risk factors. METHODS 410 patients, 6-24 months after hospitalization for acute coronary syndrome, and/or(More)
PURPOSE Persistently elevated prostate-specific antigen (PSA) values following negative biopsies result in a diagnostic dilemma. In order to improve detection rates in patients with former negative biopsies and persistently elevated PSA values, magnetic resonance tomography (MRT), magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS), and diffusion-weighted magnetic(More)
Of 5 children with glomerulonephritis with infected ventriculoatrial shunt, 3 had improved renal function after antibiotic therapy and removal of the infected shunt. 1 patient with endoextracapillary proliferative glomerulonephritis with 70% glomerular crescents developed a rapidly progressive renal insufficiency. Renal failure was successfully managed by(More)
The nystagmus response evoked by thermic vestibular stimulation on 25 patients with myasthenia gravis and on 10 control persons was investigated using the photoelectronystagmographic method before and after administration of Tensilon. On the basis of 19 nystagmograms (capable of being evaluated) it was found that the test is of diagnostic value when(More)
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