Maria M Stepaniuk

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Interleukin 6 (IL-6) is a pleiotropic cytokine that is highly expressed in response to ischemia and reperfusion. It has dichotomous roles in the heart, functioning both as an inflammatory mediator as well as a protective agent. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of IL-6 deficiency on the expression of apoptotic regulatory proteins under both(More)
The first case of a female neonate born from an in vitro fertilization with embryo transfer (IVF-ET) and intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) (IVF-ET (ICSI) with two histologically different tumours (craniopharyngioma and hepatoblastoma) is described. Anti-neoplasmatic therapy was abandoned due to the significant extent of the disease (craniopharyngioma,(More)
INTRODUCTION Standard pre-operative diagnosis of nodular goitre is not always conclusive. The decision about nodular goitre surgery is increasingly based on molecular methods. The aim of the study was to determine BRAF T1799A mutation and KRas proto-oncogene mutation, and the analysis of RASSF1A promoter methylation level in cytological material obtained(More)
A Committee of the American Thyroid Association (ATA) recently completed an up to date revision of Guidelines for the Management of Thyroid Nodules and Differentiated Thyroid Cancer [1]. The publication is voluminous with some 100 different recommendations, each of which is supported by summaries of the evidence available in the literature. This lecture(More)
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