M Kudlácková

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Vegetarian food with a higher content of natural antioxidants may decrease the risk of developing cardiovascular diseases. The oxidative modification of low-density lipoprotein (LDL) has been implicated in the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis. The objectives of this study were to investigate in vitro resistance of LDL against oxidation and antioxidative(More)
In 27 children (12 boys and 15 girls) aged 3 months to 3 years, the plasma levels of albumin, prealbumin, orosomucoid and C-reactive protein (CRP) were determined after burn trauma. The results of these measurements were used to calculate the prognostic inflammatory and nutritional index (PINI). The children were assigned to two groups: a group with burns(More)
The aim of the present study was to assess serum levels of copper and zinc levels and erythrocytes Cu,Zn-SOD activity and to determine probable changes in gastric and colorectal precancerous diseases, benign breast diseases, gastric, colorectal and breast cancer. The study included 165 subjects with cancer, 348 subjects with precancerous (atrophic(More)
The health status of the Slovak Republic (SR) population on the eve of its entry to the European Union (EU) was generally worse than the EU average. Life expectancy at birth was in SR for males 70 years, in EU 75.5 years and for females 78 in SR and 82 in EU. Premature mortality for the age interval 0-64 years (standardized death rates--SDR per 100,000) was(More)
In the submitted paper the authors give an account of their experience with the treatment of a patient with severe scrotal hypoplasia which is a very rare inborn defect. In a group of 1403 boys operated in the last ten years on account of cryptorchism this anomaly recorded only once, i.e. in 0.071%. The authors recommend a two-stage operation. In the first(More)
BACKGROUND In comparison to food habits of non-vegetarians alternative nutrition bears several risks, but it also has beneficial effects. Considering risks represent a significant age aspect. Nutritional risk and protective factors were evaluated in a adolescent group. METHODS AND RESULTS Food habits of 53 lactoovovegetarians (mean duration of(More)
OBJECTIVES Paper is focused (1) on the comparison of some parameters (body height, body weight, blood pressure, BMI values) in Gypsy and non-Gypsy women from eastern and western Slovakia; (2) on the comparison of biochemical parameters in the Gypsy minority and majority of western Slovakia. BACKGROUND There is not enough of available reliable data on(More)
The present paper summarizes 10 years of experience in the treatment of 403 burned children at the age up to three years. A local therapy constitutes an important part of the treatment and always influences the final result. The application of 1% silversulfadiazin (Dermazin) markedly decreased bacterial contamination of the burned surfaces. Tangential(More)