Monika Augustyn

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Growth charts, which describe the natural course of growth in Turner syndrome (TS) patients, are commonly used in studies in lieu of control groups. While analysing data, various charts produce different final height estimations and height-gain predictions. The choice of an appropriate chart should be the first task when assessing effects of growth hormone(More)
The metabolic syndrome is a highly prevalent clinical entity, which is often overlooked and may have far-reaching health implications for the patient. Up to 80% of patients with the metabolic syndrome die as a result of cardiovascular complications. Insulin resistance is the central component of this complex syndrome and should be appropriately addressed to(More)
UNLABELLED Despite a dynamic development of new diagnostic techniques (USG, CT) pancreas pathology is still difficult. The aim of this study was to estimate the usefulness and credibility of generally available diagnostic methods that are used to differentiate between chronic pancreatitis and pancreatic carcinoma. MATERIAL AND METHODS The study was based(More)
UNLABELLED During haemodialysis in patients with chronic renal failure plasma proteins have contact with dialysis membranes. Complement activation is one of effects of this contact. Intensity of this activation depends on structure of material that the membrane is made of, and it is a determinant of hemocompatibility of dialysis membrane. Our studies were(More)