Katarzyna Pirko

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Recently Chu et al. conducted a two-stage genome wide association study in Chinese that identified a novel X-linked Graves' disease (GD) susceptibility marker at rs3827440 - a nonsynonymous (P162S) nucleotide transition (519C<T) within G protein-coupled receptor 174 (GPR174) gene. We aimed to replicate this finding in Caucasians. Using the TaqMan approach(More)
The paper presents a 62-year-old patient with ochronotic polyarthropathy. Bilateral total knee arthroplasty, as well as shoulder joint alloplasty was performed. The patient is still remaining under observation and treatment because of degenerative lesions of the vertebral column and both hip joints. Pathogenesis, clinical and histopathological presentation,(More)
The paper presents a case of sub- and intertrochanteric fracture of the right femur in a patient with coexisting severe osteoarthritis of the ipsilateral hip. The patient underwent silmultaneous fracture treatment and total hip replacement. Applied management as well as treatment results have been analyzed.
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