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Acute lung injury occurs mostly in the very low birth weight and extremely low birth weight infants. The pathological process leading to acute lung injury includes immature and/or diseased lung that experienced oxidative stress, inflammation and mechanical insult with the bronchial, alveolar and capillary injuries and cell death. It may be the first step to(More)
Hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) production in exhaled air was measured in ventilated preterm newborns at 5, 24 and 48 hours after delivery, using originally designed method of exhaled breath condensate (EBC) collection. H2O2 production in expired gas was 812+/-34 pmol/20 min during the first measurement and then declined to 389+/-21 at 24 hours and 259+/-26(More)
In order to test the type of heredity and to assess further genealogical characteristics in our population the authors examined 105 families with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. The families were subjected to clinical, electrocardiographic and echocardiographic examination of relatives (72% grade 1 relatives) as well as to a genealogical and psychological(More)
The authors tested the possibility of assessment of fertile and infertile days during the menstrual cycle by investigating the crystallization of saliva by means of a minimicroscope PC 2000 IMPCON. They followed up for five months a total of 58 women where they assessed by a combination of at least three classical examination methods ovulatory and(More)