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Worldwide, the prevalence of overweight and obesity and associated complications is increasing. Cardiovascular complications are the most important factor determining survival and influencing clinical management. However, obesity is also associated with an increased risk of metabolic syndrome, type 2 diabetes, cancer and other diseases. The development of(More)
BACKGROUND Inhibition of the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system (RAAS) with angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors (ACEI) and/or angiotensin II subtype 1 receptor antagonists (ARB) is a common strategy used in the management of patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD). However, there is no universal therapy that can stop progression of CKD.(More)
OBJECTIVES Various studies suggest that deficiency of magnesium and potassium may be associated with increased risk of ischemic stroke. However, single time-point serum measurements may not be suitable for assessing long-term tissue levels. PATIENTS AND METHODS We investigated Mg and K levels in hair of patients with acute ischemic stroke. The elements(More)
AIM OF THE STUDY The aim of this study was to determine whether measuring concentrations of 12-LOX in platelet-rich plasma patients can:Differentiate between the group of patients with prostate cancer and healthy men.Correlate the degree of severity of the disease and the concentration of the enzyme. MATERIAL AND METHODS The study group comprised 88 men(More)
AIM Malnutrition is a common clinical problem in dialysis patients. The objective of this study was to evaluate the efficacy and safety of megestrol acetate in malnourished dialysis patients. Thirty-two hypoalbuminemic dialysis patients took 160 mg of megestrol acetate daily for up to 6 months. METHODS We measured height, dry weight, BMI, modified(More)
INTRODUCTION Currently there are no established guidelines regarding the use of long-chain triglycerides (LCT) vs. medium-chain triglycerides medium-chain triglycerides (MCT)/long-chain triglycerides (LCT) in total parenteral nutrition (TPN). Severe malnutrition of patients with refractory cachexia (RC) often causes their disqualification from invasive(More)
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