Małgorzata Ochocka

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Until 1983, results of treatment of acute myelogenous leukemia (AML) in Poland with different regimens were very poor. In 1983, the Polish Pediatric Leukemia/Lymphoma Study Group introduced a unified treatment protocol--a modified version of BFM-83 protocol. This led to an increase in the curability of AML from 15% to approximately 32%. In 1994, a(More)
Forty-four children with autoimmune haemolytic anaemia (AIHA) are described: 31 had acute, subacute or chronic disease with warm autoantibodies and 13 had acute or chronic anaemia with cold autoantibodies. The commonest forms were the acute and subacute types with warm autoantibodies and these were more frequent in young children, while chronic AIHA(More)
A total of 527 children with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL) from the most frequent risk groups: standard risk group (SRG) and intermediate risk group (IRG) were treated between 1987 and 1991 according to an intensified treatment program (based on the BFM protocol) including the use of an intermediate dose of methotrexate in the IRG. A comparison of the(More)
The authors evaluated results of treatment of 106 children with acquired aplastic anemia. The patients were divided into 3 groups depending on the severity of their disease. Thirty-nine patients were classified as very severe, 30 as severe and 37 as non-severe according to the modified Camitta criteria. Among them, 47 children were treated with oxymetholone(More)
Aim. To study the therapeutic relationship in community mental health care, in terms of patients’ socioeconomic status and their experience of interpersonal bonds. Method. Research study included patients treated in community mental health care (N=64) who met the criteria for psychosis, and the professionals who managed their treatment. Patients’ psychotic(More)
Seventy-eight patients: 45 children, 33 adults and 27 normal healthy donors were enrolled in the study. Expression of P-glycoprotein (P-gp) was evaluated with three monoclonal antibodies (MAb's) directed to intra-(C219, JSB-1) and extra-cellular (MRK-16) epitopes of P-gp and immunocytochemical (IC) APAAP staining method. Twenty-seven healthy donors(More)
Compression fractures of vertebrae were noted in 20 out of 1,700 children with the acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Usually prognosis in these cases has been favourable (70% of patients are alive from 5 months to 19 years). Percentage of recovery from compression fractures has been relatively high. Lymphoblastic leukemia with infiltrations localized in the(More)