Volume 66 (No.2), 2021

 

 Volume 66 (No.2), September 2021

 

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Pages 231-431

 

Editorial Board

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Review Articles

1. Chemerin activity in selected pathological states of human organism - review.
Pages: 270-278
Authors: Magdalena Acewicz, Irena Kasacka

2. The role of microbiota and enteroendocrine cells in maintaining homeostasis in the human digestive tract.
Pages: 284-292
OPEN ACCESS
Authors: Dagmara Woźniak, Wojciech Cichy, Juliusz Przysławski, Sławomira Drzymała-Czyż

3. Serum CK-MB, COVID-19 severity and mortality: an updated systematic review and meta-analysis with meta-regression.
Pages: 304-314
COVID-19 ACCESS
Authors: Angelo Zinellu, Salvatore Sotgia, Alessandro G Fois, Arduino A Mangoni

4. INR and COVID-19 severity and mortality: a systematic review with meta-analysis and meta-regression.
Pages: 372-380
COVID-19 ACCESS
Authors: Angelo Zinellu, Panagiotis Paliogiannis, Ciriaco Carru, Arduino A. Mangoni

5. Current state of knowledge on immunotherapy in ECOG PS 2 patients. A systematic review.
Pages: 381-387
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Authors: Damian Mojsak, Beata Kuklińska, Łukasz Minarowski, Robert Marek Mróz

6. Electrical impedance tomography as a tool for monitoring mechanical ventilation. An introduction to the technique.
Pages: 388-395
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Authors: Dariusz Maciejewski, Zbigniew Putowski, Marcelina Czok, Łukasz J. Krzych

 

 

Original Research Articles

7. A new gene panel as a marker for ESCC poor prognosis; INPP5A, TWIST1, MMP2, and EGFR.
Pages: 231-236
Authors: Fatemeh Fardi Golyan, Mohammad Mahdi Forghanifard

8. The first SARS-CoV-2 genetic variants of concern (VOC) in Poland: the concept of a comprehensive approach to monitoring and surveillance of emerging variants.
Pages: 237-245
COVID-19 ACCESS
Authors: Radosław Charkiewicz, Jacek Nikliński, Przemysław Biecek, Joanna Kiśluk, Sławomir Pancewicz, Anna M. Moniuszko-Malinowska, Robert Flisiak, Adam J. Krętowski, Janusz Dzięcioł, Marcin Moniuszko, Rafał Gierczyński, Grzegorz Juszczyk, Joanna Reszeć

9. Risk factors of complications during noninvasive mechanical ventilation-assisted flexible bronchoscopy.
Pages: 246-253
Authors: Szymon Skoczyński, Maciej Ogonowski, Ewelina Tobiczyk, Damian Krzyżak, Grzegorz Brożek, Anna Wierzbicka, Marzena Trzaska-Sobczak, Ewa Trejnowska, Aleksandra Studnicka, Andrzej Swinarew, Ewa Kucewicz-Czech, Danuta Gierek, Wojciech Rychlik, Adam Barczyk

10. Role of dyslipidemia in ischemic stroke patients treated in the telestroke network.
Pages: 254-261
Authors: Leanne Brechtel, Nicolas Poupore, Margaret Monroe, Krista Knisley, Carolyn Sanders, Camron Edrissi, Chase Rathfoot, Thomas Nathaniel

11. Role of the early short-course corticosteroids treatment in ARDS caused by COVID-19: a single-center, retrospective analysis.
Pages: 262-268
Authors: Lucio Boglione, Carlo Olivieri, Roberto Rostagno, Federica Poletti, Roberta Moglia, Bianca Bianchi, Maria Esposito, Stefano Biffi, Silvio Borrè

12. Association of eosinophil-mediated inflammatory biomarkers with the presence of the Schatzki ring.
Pages: 279-283
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Authors: Joanna Sarbinowska, Benita Wiatrak, Dorota Waśko-Czopnik

13. Minimal hepatic encephalopathy may be present despite the absence of non-invasive and elastography evidence of cirrhosis in patients with primary biliary cholangitis.
Pages: 293-301
Authors: Dagmara Bogdanowska – Charkiewicz, Pawel Rogalski, Jacek Janica, Magdalena Rogalska – Plonska, Elzbieta Aleksiejuk, Stefania Antonowicz, Andrzej Dąbrowski, Jarosław Daniluk

14. Clinical relevance of estimating circulating interleukin-17 and interleukin-23 during methylprednisolone therapy in Graves’ orbitopathy: a preliminary study.
Pages: 315-320
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Authors: Maria Kościuszko, Anna Popławska-Kita, Przemysław Pawłowski, Danuta Lipińska, Justyna Hryniewicka, Dorota Jankowska, Maria Górska, Adam Krętowski, Janusz Myśliwiec

15. Clinical impact of brachyury expression in Ewing sarcoma patients.
Pages: 321-325
Authors: Lucas Faria Abrahao-Machado, Filipe Pinto, Bruno Antunes, Sahlua Volc, Erica Boldrini, Olavo Pires de Camargo, Rui M. Reis

16. Serum and urine analysis with gold nanoparticle-assisted laser desorption/ionization mass spectrometry for renal cell carcinoma metabolic biomarkers discovery.
Pages: 326-335
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Authors: Adrian Arendowski, Krzysztof Ossoliński, Anna Ossolińska, Tadeusz Ossoliński, Joanna Nizioł, Tomasz Ruman

17. Detection of EGFR mutations in liquid biopsy samples using allele-specific quantitative PCR: a comparative real-world evaluation of two popular diagnostic systems.
Pages: 336-342
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Authors: Adam Szpechcinski, Maciej Bryl, Piotr Wojcik, Grzegorz Czyzewicz, Emil Wojda, Piotr Rudzinski, Katarzyna Duk, Joanna Moes-Sosnowska, Krystyna Maszkowska-Kopij, Renata Langfort, Aleksander Barinow-Wojewodzki, Joanna Chorostowska-Wynimko

18. Higher rate of aortic stenosis progression in patients with bicuspid versus tricuspid aortic valve – a single center experience.
Pages: 343-350
Authors: Piotr Hamala, Jarosław D. Kasprzak, Piotr Lipiec, Maria Sobczak-Kaleta, Karina Wierzbowska-Drabik

19. Inclusion of ALKBH5 as a candidate gene for the susceptibility of autoimmune thyroid disease.
Pages: 351-358
Authors: Rong-hua Song, Jing Zhao, Chao-qun Gao, Qiu Qin, Jin-an Zhang

20. The significance of HOXB7 and IL17RB serum levels in prognosis of hormonally dependent breast cancer: A pilot study.
Pages: 359-365
Authors: Nataša Todorović-Raković, Jelena Milovanović, John Greenman, Marko Radulovic

21. Hyperemic versus non hyperemic indexes for coronary physiology assessment in patients with severe aortic stenosis.
Pages: 366-371
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Authors: Pawel Kleczynski, Artur Dziewierz, Lukasz Rzeszutko, Dariusz Dudek, Jacek Legutko

22. Imbalance between the circulating endothelium-derived apoptotic microparticles and the endothelial colony-forming units of progenitor cells in patients undergoing diagnostic coronary angiography.
Pages: 396-402
Authors: Isabela Cardoso Pimentel Mota; Livia Victorino Souza; Giovanna Pachele Parizotto; Fernanda Thomazini; Juan Sebastian Henao Agudelo; Danilo Cândido Almeida; José Ribamar da Costa Júnior; Maria do Carmo Franco

23. Association of Echocardiographic Parameters With Chest Computed Tomography score in Patients With COVID-19 Disease.
Pages: 403-410
COVID-19 ACCESS
Authors: Faysal Saylik, Tayyar Akbulut, Mustafa Oguz, Abdulcabbar Sipal, Tolgahan Ormeci

24. Expression levels of serum circulating microRNAs in pediatric patients with ventricular and supraventricular arrhythmias.
Pages: 411-417
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Authors: Ewa Moric-Janiszewska, Sławomir Smolik, Aleksandra Morka, Lesław Szydłowski, Małgorzata Kapral

25. The predictive value of Atherogenic Index of Plasma in the prediction of cardiovascular events; a fifteen-year cohort study.
Pages: 418-423
Authors: Masoumeh Sadeghi, Kiyan Heshmat-Ghahdarijani, Mohammad Talaei, Ali Safaei, Nizal Sarrafzadegan, Hamidreza Roohafza

26. The effect of infectious agents on the prevalence of allergies.
Pages: 424-431
Authors: Edyta Krzych-Fałta, Oksana Wojas, Filip Raciborski, Aneta Tomaszewska, Piotr Samel-Kowalik, Konrad Furmańczyk, Edward Siński, Małgorzata Bednarska, Daniel Rabczenko, Bolesław Samoliński

27. Letter to the Editor: “Incidence of atrial fibrillation in pregnancy and clinical significance: A meta-analysis”.
Pages: 269
Authors: Karishma P. Ramlakhan, Jolien W. Roos-Hesselink

28. Response to Letter to the Editor on “Incidence of atrial fibrillation in pregnancy and clinical significance: A meta-analysis”.
Pages: 302-303
Authors: Ronpichai Chokesuwattanaskul, Charat Thongprayoon, Tarun Bathini, Oisin A. O'Corragain, Konika Sharma, Somchai Preechawat, Patompong Ungprasert, Kanramon Watthanasuntorn, Pavida Pachariyanon, Wisit Cheungpasitporn