Lýdia Pundová

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Congestive heart failure (CHF) and inflammation are important contributors to the excess of overall morbidity and mortality in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). CHF rather than ischaemic heart disease (IHD) appears to participate on the mortality in these patients. However, there are controversial results about significance of plasma N-terminal of(More)
ZIELE: Das Ziel dieser Studie war, die Prävalenz vom C825T Polymorphismus des GNB3 Gens bei der Patienten mit einem Inzidentalom der Nebenniere (AI) sowie seiner Beziehung zum metabolischen Syndrom (MS) zu bewerten. PATIENTEN, MATERIAL UND METHODEN: Insgesamt 82 Probanden (50 Patienten mit dem AI, mittleres Alter 57,9 ± 15 Jahre und 32 Subjekten ohne AI,(More)
The authors evaluated the possibilities of three-dimensional echocardiography in the assessment of the severity of mitral valve stenosis. In 45 patients, the Doppler pressure half-time method was compared with two three-dimensional echocardiographic methods in the measurement of mitral valve orifice: anyplane echocardiography and surface rendering. There(More)
Tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF-alpha) plays an important role in the pathogenesis of chronic inflammatory diseases, i.e., rheumatoid arthritis (RA), ankylosing spondylitis (AS), Crohn's disease (CD), and ulcerative colitis (UC). Anti-TNF-alpha strategies are successfully used in their treatment. However, their effect on heart function is still uncertain.(More)
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