Volume 65 (No. 1), 2020

 

 Volume 65 (No.1), March 2020

 

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Editorial Board

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Editorial
 

1. He Said, She Said: Sex Differences in Peripheral Artery Disease.
Pages: 233-234
Authors: Shahbaz A. Malik, Andrew M. Goldsweig

 

Review Articles

2. The Clinical Applications of a Multigene Liquid Biopsy (NETest) in Neuroendocrine Tumors.
Pages: 18-29
OPEN ACCESS
Authors: Anna Malczewska, Beata Kos-Kudła, Mark Kidd, Ignat Drozdov, Lisa Bodei, Somer Matar, Kjell Oberg, Irvin M. Modlin

3. Life with the pancreas: a personal experience.
Pages: 46-64
Authors: Jean Morisset

4. Metabolomic profiling in children with inflammatory bowel disease..
Pages: 65-70
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Authors: Aleksandra Filimoniuk, Urszula Daniluk, Paulina Samczuk, Natalia Wasilewska, Piotr Jakimiec, Magdalena Kucharska, Dariusz M. Lebensztejn, Michał Ciborowski

5. Proven and unproven methods for diagnosis and treatment of infertility.
Pages: 93-96
OPEN ACCESS
Authors: Marian Szamatowicz, Jacek Szamatowicz

6. Single-Cell Analysis on Stromal Fibroblasts in the Microenvironment of Solid Tumours.
Pages: 163-169
Authors: Marahaini Musa

7. Role of Apelin/APJ axis in cancer development and progression.
Pages: 202-213
Authors: Javad Masoumi, Abdollah Jafarzadeh, Hossein Khorramdelazad, Morteza Abbasloui, Jalal Abdolalizadeh, Najmeh Jamali
 

 

Original Research Articles

8. Unveiling the genetic etiology of primary ciliary dyskinesia: when standard genetic approach is not enough.
Pages: 1-11
Authors: Rute Pereira, Telma Barbosa, Ângela Alves, Rosário G Santos, Jorge Oliveira, Mário Sousa

9. Comparative effectiveness of 8 versus 12 weeks of Ombitasvir/Paritaprevir/ritonavir and Dasabuvir in treatment-naïve patients infected with HCV genotype 1b with non-advanced hepatic fibrosis.
Pages: 12-17
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Authors: Dorota Zarebska-Michaluk, Anna Piekarska, Jerzy Jaroszewicz, Jakub Klapaczyński, Włodzimierz Mazur, Rafał Krygier, Teresa Belica-Wdowik, Barbara Baka-Ćwierz, Ewa Janczewska, Paweł Pabjan, Beata Dobracka, Beata Lorenc, Magdalena Tudrujek-Zdunek, Krzysztof Tomasiewicz, Marek Sitko, Aleksander Garlicki, Agnieszka Czauż-Andrzejuk, Jolanta Citko, Dorota Dybowska, Waldemar Halota, Małgorzata Pawłowska, Łukasz Laurans, Zbigniew Deroń, Iwona Buczyńska, Krzysztof Simon, Jolanta Białkowska, Olga Tronina, Robert Flisiak

10. Normal tolerance limits for side-to-side differences in diameters of major lower limbs arteries of 228 healthy subjects.
Pages: 30-38
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Authors: Krzysztof Jan Kubarewicz, Andrzej Ustymowicz, Dorota Czyzewska, Marcin J Kaminski, Rafal Sledziewski, Jaroslaw Krejza

11. Vitamin D deficiency and thyroid autoantibody fluctuations in patients with Graves’ disease – a mere coincidence or a real relationship?.
Pages: 39-45
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Authors: Maria Teresa Płazińska, Agata Czarnywojtek, Nadia Sawicka-Gutaj, Małgorzata Zgorzalewicz-Stachowiak, Barbara Czarnocka, Paweł Gut, Maria Karlinska, Marta Fichna, Adam Stachowski, Marek Ruchała, Iwona Krela-Kaźmierczak, Leszek Królicki

12. CRB1rd8 mutation influences the age-related macular degeneration phenotype of NRF2 knockout mice and favors choroidal neovascularization.
Pages: 71-77
Authors: Elisabeth Richert, Alexa Klettner, Claus von der Burchard, Johann Roider, Jan Tode

13. Impact of miR-SNP rs2910164 on miR-146a expression in osteoarthritic chondrocytes .
Pages: 78-85
Authors: Ioanna Papathanasiou, Evanthia Mourmoura, Charalampos Balis, Aspasia Tsezou

14. Antibody-free Rapid Diagnosis of Malaria in Whole Blood with Surface-enhanced Raman Spectroscopy using Nanostructured Gold Substrate.
Pages: 86-92
Authors: Wei Wang, Rui-ling Dong, Jianan He, Pin Yi, Siu-Kai Kong, Ho-Pui Ho, Dayong Gu, Jacky Fong-Chuen Loo, Wen Wang, Qian Wang

15. Elevated levels of d-dimer are associated with inflammation and disease activity rather than risk of venous thromboembolism in patients with granulomatosis with polyangiitis in long term observation.
Pages: 97-101
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Authors: Anna Borowiec, Rafał Dąbrowski, Ilona Kowalik, Tomasz Rusinowicz, Małorzata Hadzik-Błaszczyk, Renata Krupa, Katarzyna Życińska

16. Chemokines profile in patients with chronic heart failure treated with cardiac resynchronization therapy.
Pages: 102-110
Authors: Katarzyna Ptaszynska-Kopczynska, Emilia Sawicka, Marta Marcinkiewicz-Siemion, Ewa Tarasiuk, Anna Lisowska, Anna Szpakowicz, Marcin Witkowski, Marcin Kaminski, Karol Charkiewicz, Piotr Laudanski, Miroslaw Charkiewicz, Wlodzimierz J. Musial, Karol A. Kaminski

17. Specific overexpression of 15-lipoxygenase in endothelial cells promotes cancer cell death in an in vivo Lewis lung carcinoma mouse model.
Pages: 111-119
Authors: Maya Sultan, Dikla Ben-Shushan, Michael Peled, Yehuda Kamari, Shulamit Isman, Iris Barshak, Ralf-Jürgen Kuban, Hartmut Kühn, Dror Harats, Aviv Shaish

18. Changes in circulating endothelial microvesicles in men after myocardial infarction.
Pages: 120-126
Authors: Vytautas Žekas, Reda Matuzevičienė, Dovilė Karčiauskaitė, Dalius Vitkus, Mantas Radzevičius, Aušra Janiulionienė, Aušra Linkevičiūtė, Sandra Kutkienė, Zita A Kučinskienė

19. Nasal nitric oxide in upper airways in children with asthma and allergic rhinitis.
Pages: 127-133
Authors: Sabina Galiniak, Marek Biesiadecki, David Aebisher, Marta Rachel

20. Mechanism of pro-apoptotic action of prosthetic restorations on oral mucosa cells.
Pages: 134-140
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Authors: Natalia Domian, Arkadiusz Surażyński, Janusz Szarmach, Żaneta Piotrowska, Irena Kasacka

21. Total blood lymphocyte count as a prognostic factor among unselected inpatients.
Pages: 141-148
Authors: Krzysztof Tojek, Wioletta Banaś, Beata Czerniak, Gabriel Kowalczyk, Beata Szukay, Wanda Korzycka-Wilińska, Zbigniew Banaszkiewicz, Jacek Budzyński

22. Influence of infiltration anaesthesia on perioperative outcomes following lumbar discectomy under Surgical Pleth Index-guided general anaesthesia: a preliminary report from a randomised controlled prospective trial.
Pages: 149-155
Authors: Michał Stasiowski, Anna Missir, Aleksandra Pluta, Izabela Szumera, Małgorzata Pięta, Wojciech Szopa, Bartłomiej Błaszczyk, Bartłomiej Możdżyński, Krzysztof Majchrzak, Michał Tymowski, Ewa Niewiadomska, Piotr Ładziński, Lech Krawczyk, Wojciech Kaspera

23. Treatment and its side effects in ANCA associated vasculitides - study based on POLVAS registry data.
Pages: 156-162
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Authors: Grzegorz Biedron, Anna Włudarczyk, Katarzyna Wawrzycka-Adamczyk, Krzysztof Wójcik, Jan Sznajd, Zbigniew Zdrojewski, Anna Masiak, Zenobia Czuszyńska, Maria Majdan, Radosław Jeleniewicz, Marian Klinger, Katarzyna Jakuszko, Olumide Olatubosun Rowaiye, Marek Brzosko, Iwona Brzosko, Alicja Dębska-Ślizień, Hanna Storoniak, Witold Tłustochowicz, Joanna Kur-Zalewska, Małgorzata Wisłowska, Marta Madej, Anna Hawrot-Kawecka, Piotr Głuszko, Eugeniusz J Kucharz, Jacek Musiał, Wojciech Szczeklik

24. Geographic Disparities in The Application of Endovascular Repair of Unruptured Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm — Polish Population Analysis.
Pages: 170-175
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Authors: Bartosz Symonides, Andrzej Śliwczyński, Zbigniew Gałązka, Jarosław Pinkas, Zbigniew Gaciong

25. Plasma level of laminin 5 and collagen IV in cryptorchidism.
Pages: 176-181
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Authors: Marta Komarowska, Beata Szymańska, Łukasz Ołdak, Anna Sankiewicz, Ewa Matuszczak, Ewa Gorodkiewicz, Wojciech Debek, Robert Milewski, Adam Hermanowicz

26. The beneficial role of nasal nitric oxide (NO) measurement in management of patients with persistent allergic rhinitis: A randomized control study.
Pages: 182-188
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Authors: Anh Vo-Thi-Kim, Tan Van-Quang, Binh Nguyen-Thanh, Dung Dao-Van, Sy Duong-Quy

27. Sexual disorders and dyspnoea among women with obstructive sleep apnea.
Pages: 189-196
Authors: Szymon Skoczyński, Krzysztof Nowosielski, Łukasz Minarowski, Grzegorz Brożek, Aleksandra Oraczewska, Klaudia Glinka, Karolina Ficek, Beata Kotulska, Ewelina Tobiczyk, Robert Skomro, Robert Mróz, Adam Barczyk

28. Gender differences and long-term clinical outcomes in patients with chronic total occlusions of the infrainguinal lower limb arteries treated from retrograde access with peripheral vascular interventions.
Pages: 197-201
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Authors: Artur Pawlik, Rafal Adam Januszek, Zoltan Ruzsa, Viktor Óriás, Paweł Kleczyński, Joanna Wojtasik-Bakalarz, Saleh Arif, Andras Nyerges, Michał Chyrchel, Agata Stanek, Dariusz Dudek, Stanisław Bartuś

29. Value of magnetic resonance enterography in diagnosis and treatment follow up in Crohn's disease in children.
Pages: 214-222
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Authors: Elzbieta Krzesiek, Ewa Nienartowicz, Barbara Iwańczak

30. Auditory evoked potentials might have the potential to serve as early indicators related to amyloid beta peptide toxicity.
Pages: 223-232
Authors: Enis Hidisoglu, Piraye Yargicoglu