Renáta Böcskei

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Gastroesophageal reflux is known to cause chronic cough and is also implicated in worsening of asthma. We conducted a prospective study to examine the clinical significance of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) in asthmatic patients with chronic cough to analyze the temporal relationship between reflux events and coughing and to assess the effect of(More)
Small airways disease plays an important role in the pathogenesis of asthma, but assessment of small airways impairment is not easy in everyday clinical practice. The small airways can be examined by several invasive and noninvasive methods, most of which can at present be used only in the experimental setting. Inhalers providing extrafine inhaled(More)
BACKGROUND Asthma often complicates pregnancy and represents a risk of serious pregnancy complications. The complement system contributes to asthma pathogenesis and is up-regulated in healthy gestation as well. The anaphylatoxin C5a has a major pro-inflammatory role, and the complement factor H is a main soluble regulator protein both in asthma and during(More)
INTRODUCTION Currently, malignancies in childhood can be cured in 70 percent of the cases. However, the intensive cytostatic therapy may lead to late side effects influencing quality of life. AIM OF THE STUDY Analysis of the reconvalescence of the immune functions after completion of therapy for malignancies in children. PATIENTS 88 long-term survivors(More)
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