Paulina Jackowska

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BACKGROUND Increase in the concentration of homocysteine is one of the risks of cardiovascular diseases. Coronary artery disease accompanied the increase of LDL cholesterol level and hipolipemic drugs are used in such treatments. Also these drugs have pleiotropic effects, which are not greatly known. The aim of that study is to compare the effect of three(More)
For many years atherosclerosis was believed to be the passive accumulation of cholesterol in vessel walls. Today the picture is more complex, as immune processes occur in atherogenesis. Considerable attention is focused on the particular role of adaptive immune responses orchestrated by T cell subsets. Since the role of Th1/Th2 balance and Th1 cell(More)
BACKGROUND The prevalence of hypertension is growing at an alarming rate. Increasing attention is being focussed on the oxidative stress accompanying this disease. In this study we examined the impact of this disease on some parameters of erythrocytes and human blood plasma. MATERIAL/METHODS We examined the impact of hypertension on some parameters of(More)
BACKGROUND Erythrocytes play an important role in atherogenesis. An excessive accumulation of cholesterol in erythrocyte membranes leads to disruption of the erythrocytes. OBJECTIVES The aim of the study was to compare the effect of two different hypolipidemic therapies on the structure of erythrocyte membranes. MATERIAL AND METHODS The study included(More)
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