Violetta Skrzypulec-Plinta

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AIM The aim of this study was to determine the role of serum and peritoneal interleukin (IL)-6, tumor necrosis factor (TNF)-α and glycodelin A levels as diagnostic markers of endometriosis in adolescent girls. MATERIAL AND METHODS The study encompassed 50 adolescent girls, aged 13-19 years, after menarche and with chronic pelvic pain who qualified for(More)
The aim of this study was to determine serum and peritoneal interleukin (IL)-2, IL-4, and monocyte chemotactic protein-1 levels as diagnostic markers of endometriosis in adolescent girls. The design of the study encompassed 50 adolescent girls, aged 13 to 19 years after menarche, with chronic pelvic pain who qualified for diagnostic laparoscopy. The(More)
BACKGROUND Premenstrual dysphoric disorder has multiple determinants in the biological, psychological and socio-cultural domains. The aim of the study was to evaluate the risk factors for premenstrual dysphoric disorder in Polish women, considering their reproductive history, socio-economic factors, as well as lifestyle and health-related factors. METHODS(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of the study was to assess the effect of a 3-month pre-season preparatory period and shortterm moderate aerobic exercise and intensive fitness and speed exercise on adipokine and ghrelin levels in young female handball and basketball players. MATERIALS AND METHODS Fifty healthy young female professional basketball and handball players(More)
Anovulatory cycles and endometriosis are the main causes of female infertility. The most frequently anovulatory cycles are related to polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) commonly associated with obesity and hormonal disturbances in the course of obesity. Recently published studies revealed that infertility affects about one in six couples during their lifetime(More)
Cervical cancer is the third most common malignancy and the fourth leading cause of cancer-related death among women worldwide. Advances in the knowledge about molecular mechanisms of carcinogenesis have created opportunities for greater use of targeted therapies in contemporary oncology In view of the unsatisfactory results of advanced cervical cancer(More)
Breast cancer-related lymphedema is one of the complications resulting from treatment. It is defined as arm oedema in the breast cancer patients caused by interruption of the flow of the axillary lymphatic system from surgery or radiation therapy, which results in the accumulation of fluid in the subcutaneous tissue of the arm, with a decrease in tissue(More)
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is one of the most common endocrinopathies and it manifests itself in about 4-12% women of reproductive age. The Rotterdam, AES and NIH criteria can be used to diagnose PCOS in adults but there are no specific criteria to diagnose PCOS in adolescent girls. Most authors agree that applying criteria for adult to teenagers(More)
Fatigue is one of the most important factors which has a considerable influence on treatment and the life quality of oncological patients. The fatigue syndrome is often diagnosed during cancer treatment and this syndrome is not related to the physical effort. Cancer related fatigue is a patient's subjective, psychologically, physically and emotionally based(More)
BACKGROUND Medical students and other health care professionals have substantial knowledge of the benefits of regular physical activity. Furthermore, as they have an ethical obligation to prescribe suitable exercises, they can influence their patients' attitude toward physical activity and can become role models for their patients. Physical therapists, who(More)