Katarzyna Kosińska-Kaczyńska

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OBJECTIVES The aim of the study was to evaluate the incidence of affective disorders in women 3 to 5 days after childbirth and the influence of sociodemographic, psychiatric and obstetric factors on the prevalence of maternity blues. MATERIAL AND METHODS The study was conducted at the 1st Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical University of(More)
Leiomyomas are the most common benign uterine tumors. Although 20-40% of all women in reproductive age may have uterine leiomyomas, they are not very common in pregnancy. Only 0.3-2.6% af all pregnant women are diagnosed with leiomyomas. The leiomyomas are symptomatic in 20-50% of all cases. Clinical symptoms are usually excessive or irregular menstrual(More)
OBJECTIVES To evaluate data regarding neonatal mortality and short term morbidity among iatrogenic late preterm (ILP) and spontaneous late preterm (SLP) twin births, and to estimate whether medical interventions - induction of labor in this particular context, are associated with better or poorer outcomes. MATERIAL AND METHODS Retrospective analysis of(More)
To estimate whether phosphorylated IGFBP-1 (phIGFBP-1) in cervical secretion in term and post-term pregnancies can predict spontaneous onset of labor or vaginal delivery. A prospective cohort study of 167 women in singleton term and post-term pregnancies, was conducted at 1st Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical University of Warsaw, between(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was retrospective evaluation of progesterone efficacy in pregnant patients with preterm uterine contractions. MATERIAL 190 women hospitalized at 1st Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical University of Warsaw, in 2007-2010, with symptoms of threatened preterm labor were enrolled in the study. 94 women were treated(More)
OBJECTIVE A retrospective analysis of the course of labour in patients after one caesarean section (CS) and of factors influencing successful attempt of vaginal birth after caesarean (VBAC). DESIGN A group of 296 patients after one CS was divided into: group G1 (206 patients) - elective CS, group G2 (90) - VBAC attempt, and G2 to: G2a (35) - VBAC and G2b(More)
The aim of the study was to determine whether human fetuses show ACTH response to stress stimuli, to define the gestational age from which these reactions may be present and to analyze the relationship between hormone concentrations and their changes, both in fetuses and in pregnant women. The study included 81 intrauterine transfusions carried out in 19(More)
Twin Reversed Arterial Perfusion (TRAP) sequence complicates about 1% of all monochorionic twin pregnancies and about 1 to 35000 of all pregnancies. It involves an acardiac twin whose structural defects are incompatible with life, and an otherwise normal "pump" co-twin. As the blood flow in the acardiac twin is reversed, it keeps on growing owing to the(More)
OBJECTIVES The aim of the study was to analyze the course of labor of grand multiparas (4 deliveries and more) in comparison to multiparas (2 or 3 deliveries). MATERIALS AND METHODS A group of 400 grand multiparas were included in the study and compared with a group of 393 multiparas. All the deliveries took place in the City Hospital in Puck in the years(More)
OBJECTIVES The aim of the study was to analyze the perinatal outcome of twin gestations and estimate the influence of chorionicity on the outcome in a large cohort of twin pregnancies in Poland. MATERIAL AND METHODS A retrospective analysis of 465 twin deliveries in 6 Polish centers in 2012 was conducted. Baseline characteristics, the course of pregnancy(More)