Peter Hlava

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CONTEXT Mutations in the KCNJ11 and ABCC8 genes encoding the pancreatic beta-cell K(ATP) channel have recently been shown to be the most common cause of permanent neonatal diabetes mellitus (PNDM). Information regarding the frequency of PNDM has been based mainly on nonpopulation or short-term collections only. Thus, the aim of this study was to identify(More)
The health status of the Slovak Republic (SR) population on the eve of its entry to the European Union (EU) was generally worse than the EU average. Life expectancy at birth was in SR for males 70 years, in EU 75.5 years and for females 78 in SR and 82 in EU. Premature mortality for the age interval 0-64 years (standardized death rates--SDR per 100,000) was(More)
BACKGROUND A sudden rise in the incidence of childhood diabetes (DM 1) in Central and Eastern Europe over the last decade has been reported. AIM To compare in Slovakia incidence trends in the 80s with those in the 90s. SUBJECTS AND METHODS The data from the Slovak Register of Diabetic Children diagnosed in 1985-2000 (n=1818) were divided into 6 groups(More)
The aim of this work was to study and monitor the patterns in incidence of childhood type 1 diabetes in Slovakia. The incidence of type 1 diabetes per 100,000/year from 1985 to 2000 was determined in children 0 - 14 years old. A total of 1,818 cases were diagnosed during this time. Poisson regression models were used to study incidence trends. The overall(More)
This study analysed the implementation of official European Society of Cardiology (ESC) guidelines for the management of ST elevated myocardial infarction (STEMI) patients. Initiatives were aimed at the education of both healthcare professionals and inhabitants. Changes in clinical practice and clinical outputs were analysed using data acquired from the(More)
A rare case of extensive invasive basilioma of the abdominal wall in a 65-year-old female patient was treated by resection of the affected wall in its entire width and reconstruction by mobilizing the peritoneum and an extended inguinal flap. In combination with a simple appliance an adequately firm wall was established for complete social rehabilitation of(More)
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