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OBJECTIVE To analyze the effects of uterine contractions on ductus venosus (DV) pulsatility during the first stage of labor. METHODS Twenty healthy women were examined. Measurements were taken at three stages of cervical dilatation (<4 cm, 4-7 cm and >or=8 cm) during and between contractions. Peak velocity during ventricular systole (S) and atrial(More)
Breast cancer belongs to the most frequent types of cancer affecting women and it occurs at any age. Around 1600-1800 women are getting ill annually in the Slovak republic. One of the most important factors in connection with cancer genesis refers to changes in specific genes. HER-2 proto-oncogene belongs to low penetrating genes, which increase(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to analyze the incidence, causes and management in women with chronic pelvic pain and to evaluate the role of laparoscopy. DESIGN A prospective non-randomized clinical trial on 86 women with chronic pelvic pain. SETTING Clinic of Gynecology and Obstetrics, JMF CU Martin, Slovak Republic. METHODS A prospective(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate validity of biochemical diagnostic methods of fetal hypoxia. DESIGN A case-control study. SETTING Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Jessenius Faculty of Medicine, Comenius University, Martin, Slovak Republic. METHODS We included 67 patients, and they were retrospectively divided into group of controls (n=36), and studied(More)
OBJECTIVE Analysis of perinatological outcome in Slovak Republic in the years 2007-2009. DESIGN Epidemiological perinatological nation-wide. SETTINGS 1st Department of Gynaecology and Obstetrics School of Medicine, Comenius University and University Hospital, Bratislava, Slovak Republic. METHODS Retrospective analysis of some perinatological data from(More)
Pseudoangiomatous stromal hyperplasia (PASH) of the breast is a rare benign proliferation of mesenchymal stromal cells with irregular slit-like formations resembling angiomatous structures. In the majority of cases this lesion is a focal microscopic finding in breast biopsies performed for benign or malignant diseases. It may present in a pure diffuse or(More)
UNLABELLED Breast cancer is one of the most common cancer affecting women and the recent research is focused on identifying new genetic and epigenetic prognostic and predictive factors. Glutathione S-transferase P1 (GSTP1) is abiotransformation enzyme expressed in normal breast epithelial cells which can be epigenetically inactivated in breast cancer. We(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the usefullness of examination of methylation status of selected tumor-supressor genes in early diagnosis of ovarian cancer. DESIGN Prospective clinical study. SETTING Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Department of Molecular Biology, Jessenius Medical Faculty, Commenius University, Martin, Slovak Republic. METHODS In this(More)
OBJECTIVES A number of treatment modalities are available in the management of oral cavity cancer. These are surgery (operation OP), irradiation (radiotherapy RT), chemotherapy (CHT), or complex therapy performed as a combination of the later three methods with various survival rates. A multidisciplinary team approach in every individual case is required.(More)
For many years the operations of toll plazas have been studied to determine the optimal number of toll lanes staffed during specific times of the day. The goal in this type of analysis is to increase or decrease staffing to match peak and off-peak demand. This paper will present a comprehensive approach to modeling toll plaza vehicle processing and(More)