Volume 63 (No.2), 2018

 

 Volume 63 (No.2), September 2018

 

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Pages 213-382

 

Editorial Board

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Review Articles
 

1. Low-dose computed tomography screening reduces lung cancer mortality.
Pages: 230-236
Authors: Marcin Ostrowski, Tomasz Marjański, Witold Rzyman

2. Markers of anaphylaxis.
Pages: 265–277
Authors: Maria M. Tomasiak - Łozowska, Maciej Klimek, Agnieszka Lis, Marcin Moniuszko, Anna Bodzenta-Lukaszyk

3. Th9 lymphocytes and functions of interleukin 9 with the focus on IBD pathology.
Pages: 278–284
Authors: Krzysztof Matusiewicz, Barabara Iwanczak, Małgorzata Matusiewicz

4. Interactions between the growth hormone and cytokines – a review.
Pages: 285-289
Authors: Mieczysław Szalecki, Anna Malinowska, Monika Prokop-Piotrkowska, Roman Janas

5. The role of platelets in the development and progression of pulmonary arterial hypertension.
Pages: 312-316
Authors: Remigiusz Kazimierczyk, Karol Kamiński

 

 

Original Research Articles

6. Activation of mitochondrial KATP channels mediates neuroprotection induced by chronic morphine preconditioning in hippocampal CA-1 neurons following cerebral ischemia.
Pages: 213–219
Authors: Maedeh Arabian, Nahid Aboutaleb, Mansoureh Soleimani, Marjan Ajami, Rouhollah Habibey, Hamidreza Pazoki-Toroudi

7. TGF-β and inflammatory blood markers in prediction of intraperitoneal adhesions.
Pages: 220–223
Authors: Kamil Torres, Łukasz Pietrzyk, Zbigniew Plewa, Karolina Załuska-Patel, Mariusz Majewski, Elżbieta Radzikowska, Anna Torres

8. Urinary exoglycosidases, reference values in healthy children.
Pages: 224-229
Authors: Beata Zalewska-Szajda, Katarzyna Taranta-Janusz, Sylwia Chojnowska, Napoleon Waszkiewicz, Krzysztof Zwierz, Anna Wasilewska

9. Do higher cut-off values for tuberculin skin test increase the specificity and diagnostic agreement with interferon gamma release assays in immunocompromised Bacillus Calmette-Guérin vaccinated patients?.
Pages: 237-241
Authors: Serhat Erol, Fatma Arslan Ciftci, Aydin Ciledag, Akin Kaya, Ozlem Ozdemir Kumbasar

10. The preliminary association study of ADIPOQ, RBP4, and BCMO1 variants with polycystic ovary syndrome and with biochemical characteristics in a cohort of Polish women.
Pages: 242-248
Authors: Ewa Czeczuga-Semeniuka, Marzenna Galar, Katarzyna Jarząbek, Piotr Kozłowski, Nela A. Sarosiek, Sławomir Wołczyński

11. A simplified approach for evaluating sustained slow pathway conduction for diagnosis and treatment of atrioventricular nodal reentry tachycardia in children and adults.
Pages: 249-256
Authors: Janusz Sledz, Michal Labus, Mariusz Mazij, Monika Klank-Szafran, Dariusz Karbarz, Bartosz Ludwik, Jacek Kusa, Karol Deutsch, Leslaw Szydlowski, Adrian Mscisz, Jerzy Spikowski, Aleksandra Morka, Tomasz Kameczura, Aleksandra Swietoniowska, Sebastian Stec

12. Aspartic acid Functionalized PEGylated MSN@GO Hybrid as an Effective and Sustainable Nano-system for In-vitro Drug Delivery.
Pages: 257-264
Authors: Reza Rahmatolahzadeh, Masood Hamadanian, Leila Ma’mani, Abbas Shafiee

13. Prevalence of Clostridium difficile infection in hospitalized patients with diarrhea: results of a Polish prospective, multicenter, bi-annual point prevalence study.
Pages: 290-295
Authors: Hanna Pituch, Piotr Obuch-Woszczatyński, Dominika Lachowicz, Robert Kuthan, Katarzyna Dzierżanowska-Fangrat, Agnieszka Mikucka, Katarzyna Jermakow, Aleksandra Pituch-Zdanowska, Kerrie Davies and Polish EUCLID C. difficile Study Group

14. Expression Profile and Cellular Localizations of Mucin Proteins, CK7, and Cytoplasmic p27 in Barrett's Esophagus and Esophageal Adenocarcinoma.
Pages: 296-300
Authors: H. Ece Arslan Ozcan, Turgut Anuk, Ozkan Ozden

15. Assessment of human 4-hydroxynonenal, 8-isoprostane concentrations and glutathione reductase activity after synbiotics administration.
Pages: 301-305
Authors: Paulina Kleniewska, Rafał Pawliczak

16. Optimization of the method for α-L-fucosidase, β-D-galactosidase and β-D-glucuronidase determination in serum from hemolyzed blood.
Pages: 306-311
Authors: Sylwia Chojnowska, Iwona Ptaszyńska-Sarosiek, Alina Kępka, Sławomir Dariusz Szajda, Napoleon Waszkiewicz, Krzysztof Zwierz

17. HLA-G and anti-HCV in patients on waiting list for kidney transplantation.
Pages: 317-322
Authors: Linda Sommese, Rossella Paolillo, Francesco Cacciatore, Vincenzo Grimaldi, Chiara Sabia, Antonella Esposito, Antonio Sorriento, Carmela Iannone, Nicolò Rupealta, Gerardo Sarno, Michele Santangelo, Paride De Rosa, Gianfranco Nicoletti, Claudio Napoli

18. Plasma concentration of Retinol Binding Protein 4 (RBP4) in relation to nutritional status and kidney function in older population of PolSenior Study.
Pages: 323-328
Authors: Piotr Kocelak, Aleksander Owczarek, Maria Bozentowicz-Wikarek, Aniceta Brzozowska, Malgorzata Mossakowska, Tomasz Grodzicki, Professor; Andrzej Wiecek, Jerzy Chudek, Magdalena Olszanecka-Glinianowicz

19. Cardiovascular Comorbidities in a United States Patient Population With Hemophilia A: A Comprehensive Chart Review.
Pages: 329-333
Authors: Thomas J. Humphries; Brittny Rule; Augustina Ogbonnaya; Michael Eaddy; Orsolya Lunacsek; Lois Lamerato; Jennifer Pocoski

20. Cardiac and autonomic function in patients with Crohn’s disease during remission.
Pages: 334-340
Authors: Monika Zawadka-Kunikowska, Joanna Słomko, Maria Kłopocka, Ariel Liebert, Małgorzata Tafil-Klawe, Jacek J. Klawe, Julia Newton, Paweł Zalewski

21. Vitamin E status and its determinants in patients with cystic fibrosis.
Pages: 341-346
Authors: Ewa Sapiejka, Patrycja Krzyżanowska, Ewa Wenska-Chyży, Mariusz Szczepanik, Dariusz Walkowiak, Szczepan Cofta, Andrzej Pogorzelski, Wojciech Skorupa, Jaroslaw Walkowiak

22. Topical Folinic Acid Enhances Wound Healing in Rat Model.
Pages: 347-352
Authors: Nilay Duman, Reşat Duman, Murat Tosun, Murat Akıcı, Engin Göksel, Barış Gökçe, Oğuzhan Alagöz

23. Effect of Maternal Weight During Pregnancy on Offspring Muscle Strength Response to Resistance Training in Late Adulthood.
Pages: 353-358
Authors: Niko Wasenius, Mika Simonen, Liisa Penttinen, Minna K Salonen, Samuel Sandboge, Johan G Eriksson

24. The added value of magnifying endoscopy in diagnosing patients with certain gastroesophageal reflux disease.
Pages: 359-366
Authors: Justyna Wasielica-Berger, Andrzej Kemona, Joanna Kisluk, Agnieszka Swidnicka-Siergiejko, Pawel Rogalski, Adam Chwiesko, Maja Kostrzewska, Andrzej Dabrowski

25. Fatty acids profile in patients after heart or renal transplantation who developed metabolic complications.
Pages: 367-373
Authors: Malgorzata Wilusz, Dominik Cieniawski, Grzegorz Wasilewski, Marek Kuźniewski, Władysław Sułowicz, Krystyna Sztefko

26. TiC-composite materials in applications for kinematic denture connections.
Pages: 374-381
Authors: Marek Jalbrzykowski; Jan Dabrowski; Łukasz Minarowski