László Kádár

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Possible early side-effects of retinoid treatment on bones were studied with the aid of bone-scintigraphy. Isotretinoin treatment (1.0 mg/kg daily for 4 months) was given to 18 patients with acne. Fifteen patients with psoriasis received etretinate treatment (0.7-1.0 mg/kg/day) for 4 months. In the group treated with isotretinoin, pathological uptake of(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of our study was to evaluate factors affecting cystic fibrosis (CF) patients' health-related quality of life (HRQoL) and to assess the level of agreement on HRQol between children and their parents. METHODS Fifty-nine patients (mean age: 14.03 ± 4.81 years) from 5 Hungarian CF centres completed the survey. HRQoL was measured using The(More)
BACKGROUND A decreased level of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) was previously described in bronchoalveolar lavage fluid (BALF) of adults with interstitial lung diseases (ILD) due to bronchial epithelial cell apoptosis and its proteolytic degradation. Elevated intrapulmonary ferritin was produced by alveolar cells that promoted oxidative injury in(More)
BACKGROUND In the management of chronic diseases, treatment approaches have changed in recent decades. Not only are clinical outcomes assessed but also the patients' perception of their quality of life has become an important aspect. OBJECTIVES The aim of our study was to compare the health-related quality of life (HRQoL) of children with cystic fibrosis(More)
INTRODUCTION Cystic fibrosis is a progressive multisystemic disease which affects the quality of life of patients. AIM The aim of the study was to evaluate quality of life in Hungarian patients with cystic fibrosis. METHODS Validated Hungarian translation of The Cystic Fibrosis Questionnaire - Revised was used to measure quality of life. Clinical(More)
Possible side effects of the retinoids etretinate and isotretinoin on the germinal epithelium were examined. 15 men received etretinate and 13 isotretinoin. After 16 weeks of treatment at therapeutic doses, no changes were observed in fundamental spermatological parameters. On the basis of examinations and data in the literature, we hold the opinion that(More)
Incidence and prevalence of tuberculosis (TB) shows a decreasing tendency in Hungary. The medical care of these patients represents a substantial cost to the health services. We assessed the direct costs of paediatric patients with TB in a Hungarian hospital. Patients participating in the study were 9 children, with an average age of 11.17 +/- 6.34 years.(More)