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The complement system plays an important role as a product of innate and acquired immune reaction. It can be activated via three different routes: the classical pathway, the alternative pathway and the lectin pathway. MBL (mannose-binding lectin) is considered to be a pathogen recognising receptor (PRR), an important factor in recognising pathogen(More)
Among 244 pregnant with diabetes type 1 in 21 (8.61%) cases nephropathy was noticed, which was accompanied by such complications as: retinopathy--85.7%, H.A.--42.9%, PIH--28.6%, anaemia--42.9%. During the course of pregnancy statistically significant increase of biochemical parameters such as: proteinuria, serum urea and creatinine levels was noticed.(More)
OBJECTIVES The aim of the study was to examine if the glicated haemoglobin (HbA1C) is useful as an indicator of disturbances of the carbohydrate metabolism in women who suffered from Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM), and for prediction of the macrosomic infants. MATERIAL AND METHODS The examination was performed on 163 GDM women, who were treated in(More)
The aim of this study was to evaluate the predictive value of respiratory distress syndrome-RDS evidence using amniotic fluid diagnostic tests. 200 amniotic fluid samples obtained by amniocentesis were study to evaluate pulmonary tissue maturity status. The PG test was 30% specific and 100% sensitive; FLM test showed 50% specificity and 67% sensitivity. The(More)
Urinary tract infections are accounted to serious complications, particularly in pregnancy complicated by diabetes. In this paper, cases of pregnancy have been analysed, affected by diabetes of type 1 and type 2, according to status of metabolic control and the type of urinary tract infection. In a group of 217 diabetic pregnant women, the incidence of(More)
The aim of this study was to evaluate RDS risk factors in newborns of mothers with define pregnancy complications. The study group included mothers with imminent preterm delivery, intrauterine growth retardation, gestation cholestasis, serological collision, oligo- and polyhydramnios and foetus life threatens risk factors. RDS appeared in newborns born up(More)
In the group of 289 pregnant diabetic women hospitalised and followed-up between 1991-2000 in the Maternal-Fetal Medicine Dept., Research Institute Polish Mothers Memorial Hospital, 44 patients were diagnosed with hypertension arterialis (15.2%), significantly more frequently in women with long lasting diabetes complicated by angiopathy and whose who trend(More)
During pregnancy and lactation the need not only for the energy intake increases but also for some mineral elements. The basic source of mineral elements and other chemical elements for the human organism is food. For the increased need for minerals, proper selection of food products is vital and sometimes extremely difficult to do. The article covers some(More)