Magdalena Wilczyńska-Borawska

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BACKGROUND Periodontitis contributes to generalized inflammation and development of systemic diseases, including atherosclerosis and cardiovascular disease. Its extent in maintenance haemodialysis (HD) patients is disputable and not known in continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD) and pre-dialysis chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients. METHODS(More)
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the knowledge and experience of the treatment of avulsed teeth amongst Polish dentists 5 years after the publication of IADT guidelines. METHODS On the basis of IADT guidelines, a voluntary anonymous 12-item questionnaire was developed to evaluate dentists' knowledge on the treatment of avulsed teeth. The survey was conducted during(More)
AIM The purpose of this study was to evaluate the knowledge of first aid in tooth avulsion among nurses working at schools in Bialystok, Poland. A part of this population attended a lecture on the management of dental trauma 2 years before. METHODS The survey was conducted in September 2010 and covered 50 (96.15%) school nurses from Bialystok.(More)
INTRODUCTION Renal failure is associated with many abnormalities in the oral and dental health status. The aim of this study was to describe dental treatment procedures in a patient on the waiting list for kidney transplantation. MATERIAL AND METHODS We treated a 46-year-old female with ESRD due to reflux nephropathy who was dialyzed peritoneally for 8(More)
INTRODUCTION Bactericidal, virucidal, and fungicidal activity of ozone is generally known and has been exploited for years in industry and medicine. Ozone therapy became an inherent element of the treatment of infection in such fields as surgery, dermatology, cosmetics, and dentistry. Ozone is a gas, so it penetrates very well even into such tissues and(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to evaluate the prevalence and experience of clinical consequences of untreated dental caries in primary dentition in 5 and 7 year-old children from north-east Poland and to find whether there is a correlation between dmft and pufa indices. MATERIAL/METHODS Two hundred fifteen children aged 5 and 7 years living in the(More)
Evidence has been emerging that hepatocyte growth factor (HGF) - a pluripotential regenerative cytokine - is a key factor in the pathogenesis and progression of periodontal disease, mostly through its over-stimulation of gingival epithelial cell growth and impairment of the regeneration of collagenous structures. We measured the levels of immunoreactive HGF(More)
Kidney transplantation is the best option of treatment for patients with end-stage renal failure. However, following kidney transplantation many stomatological abnormalities are frequently reported. It is mainly due to immunosuppressive therapy and subsequent impaired immune response. There is an increased risk of infections and malignancies. The most(More)
Xerostomia resulting mostly from hyposalivation and alkaline salivary pH is a frequent but often underappreciated symptom in the diseased population of maintenance hemodialysis (HD) patients. We reviewed also other xerostomia-predisposing factors, its specific dental and oral clinical signs and features, as well as plausibly detrimental dialysis-specific(More)