Melinda Cerny

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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)
Sex diagnosis of skeletal remains represents one of the main problems in the forensic osteological practice. The purpose of the paper was to apply discriminant analysis as the method of its solution--in the set of measurements carried out on the hyoid bone. Classical procedure by R. A. Fisher yielded the set of linear discriminant functions applicable also(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)
It is suggested that limited access to appropriate care forces psychiatric patients towards forensic treatment or to the prison system. According to our data, the number of prisoners, the number of hospitalized psychiatric patients (from 1987 to 2007), the number of court ordered forensic treatments in the Czech Republic (from 1991 to 2007), and the rate of(More)