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Telomerase activity in transthoracic fine needle biopsy aspirates as a marker of peripheral lung cancer
Background: A study was undertaken to evaluate the usefulness of telomerase activity assay in transthoracic fine needle biopsy (TFNB) aspirates collected from peripheral tumours of the lung inExpand
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[The risk factors of death in community-acquired pneumonia].
In this study we estimate influence of concomitant diseases and age on risk of death because of community-acquired pneumonia (CAP). We performed retrospective analysis of 405 CAP cases. All patientsExpand
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[Comparative analysis of nicotine dependence and motivation to quit smoking in patients with bronchial asthma or COPD].
The aim of the study was to assess differences in tobacco addiction rate and motivation to quit tobacco smoking in patients with bronchial asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). TheExpand
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Costs of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in patients receiving specialist outpatient care in Poland
Introduction : Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is one of the leading causes of death in Poland and worldwide. Cost-of-illness studies (analysing total, direct and indirect costs) areExpand
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[Costs of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in patients treated in ambulatory care in Poland].
INTRODUCTION Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a leading cause of death worldwide. A cost-of-illness study aims to determine the total economic impact of a disease or health conditionExpand
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[Costs of exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in primary and secondary care in 2007--results of multicenter Polish study].
OBJECTIVES Exacerbations are the key drivers of the costs of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). This was the multicenter study of patients with COPD aimed at evaluating direct and indirectExpand
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Telomerase activity in transthoracic fine-needle biopsy aspirates from non-small cell lung cancer as prognostic factor of patients' survival.
PURPOSE Evaluation of the relationship between telomerase activity in transthoracic fine-needle biopsy (TFNB) aspirates collected from peripheral non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), cancerExpand
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[Alexithymia and depression: relationship to cigarette smoking, nicotine dependence and motivation to quit smoking].
The aim of the study was to examine an alexithymia score and depression among people smoking cigarettes and also to examine association between alexithymia, depression and smoking index, nicotineExpand
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[Effect of some demographic and social factors on the degree of nicotine addiction and motivation to quit smoking in healthy people].
AIM Estimation of the influence of some demographical and social factors on degree of nicotine addiction and motivation to quit smoking. MATERIAL AND METHOD 208 healthy, smoking people entered theExpand
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[Relationship between disease severity, smoking index age and direct costs of hospital treatment of COPD exacerbations].
The aim of the study was the evaluation of influence of age, intensity of smoking habit and FEV1 value on the costs of inhospital treatment of COPD exacerbations. 71 cases of COPD exacerbation inExpand
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