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OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to evaluate: 1) The prevalence of human papillomavirus (types 6 and 11 carrying a low risk of neoplasia, and type 16 implicated as cause of cervical neoplasia and cancer) in normal pregnant women and pregnant renal transplant recipients. 2) The correlation between maternal HPV infection and HPV presence in the cord blood(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of the study was to evaluate the prevalence of human papillomavirus, both types of a low oncogenic risk (HPV 6, 11) and a type carrying a high oncogenic risk (HPV 16) in the genital tract of the pregnant patients, their venous blood, the cord blood and the oral cavities of the neonates. Normal pregnant women and pregnant women with insulin(More)
OBJECTIVES The aim of the study was to analyze the use of endoscopic procedures in the group of infertile patients. MATERIAL AND METHODS The study material consisted of 636 patients, aged 20-41. They all had endoscopic procedures performed (laparoscopy and/or hysteroscopy) due to infertility, and were qualified for the procedure after a gynecological(More)
Mammary gland epithelium forms a network of ducts and alveolar units under control of ovarian hormones: 17-beta-estradiol (E2) and progesterone (P4). Mammary epithelial cells (MECs) cultured on reconstituted basement membrane (rBM) form three-dimensional (3D) acini composed of polarized monolayers surrounding a lumen. Using the 3D culture of BME-UV1 bovine(More)
OBJECTIVES To analyze the indications, safety and feasibility of laparoscopic myomectomies performed during the last 10 years. MATERIAL AND METHODS The studied material consisted of 187 typically performed laparoscopies, mostly due to uterine myomas. All the patients underwent an ultrasound examination at the time of admission and those with the maximum(More)
Neuroendocrine neoplasms are detected very rarely in pregnant women. The following is a case report of carcinoid tumor of the appendix diagnosed in 28 year-old woman at 25th week of gestation. The woman delivered spontaneously a healthy baby at the 38th week of gestation. She did not require adjuvant therapy with somatostatin analogues. The patient remained(More)
OBJECTIVES The aim of the study was to analyze the histopathology results of polyps removed and scrapings taken from the uterus in women, in whom ultrasound described endometrial polyp. METHODS The study included 412 patients whose ultrasound described endometrial polyp in the uterine cavity. The material obtained during hysteroscopy or curettage of the(More)