Advances in Medical Sciences            Advances in Medical Sciences

Volume 67 (No.1), 2022

 

 Volume 67 (No.1), March 2022

 

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Pages 1-189

 

Editorial Board

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Editorial
 

1. Cardiac injury and COVID-19 associated coagulopathy assessed by rotational thromboelastometry tests: Keep on searching for the right path.
Pages: 139-141
Authors: Osmar Antonio Centurión

 

Review Articles

2. Evaluation of the safety and efficacy of Advax as an adjuvant: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
Pages: 10-17
Authors: Irem Akin, Sevginur Akdas, Merve Nur Ceylan, Seda Altiner, Pelin Aribal Ayral, Nuray Yazihan

3. Water – life-giving toxin – a nephrological oxymoron. Health consequences of water and sodium balance disorders. Review article..
Pages: 55-65
Authors: Katarzyna Mitrosz-Gołębiewska, Alicja Rydzewska–Rosołowska, Katarzyna Kakareko, Edyta Zbroch, Tomasz Hryszko

4. The role of the Wnt/β-catenin pathway and the functioning of the heart in arterial hypertension - a review.
Pages: 87-94
Authors: Maryla Młynarczyk, Irena Kasacka

5. New therapeutic options for patients with heart failure with reduced ejection fraction and acute decompensated heart failure.
Pages: 95-102
Authors: Agnieszka Dębska-Kozłowska, Marcin Książczyk, Małgorzata Lelonek

6. Perianal Fistulas: A review with emphasis on preoperative imaging.
Pages: 114-122
Authors: Nikolaos Varsamis, Christoforos Kosmidis, Grigorios Chatzimavroudis, Konstantinos Sapalidis, Christoforos Efthymiadis, Fani Apostolidou Kiouti, Aris Ioannidis, Christos Arnaoutoglou, Paul Zarogoulidis, Isaak Kesisoglou

7. What Do We Know About Inflammatory Myofibroblastic Tumors? — A Systematic Review.
Pages: 129-138
OPEN ACCESS
Authors: Krzysztof Siemion, Joanna Reszec-Gielazyn, Joanna Kisluk, Lukasz Roszkowiak, Jakub Zak, Anna Korzynska

8. Alpha-ketoglutarate, a key molecule involved in nitrogen circulation in both animals and plants, in the context of human gut microbiota and protein metabolism.
Pages: 142-147
OPEN ACCESS
Authors: Stefan Pierzynowski, Kateryna Pierzynowska

9. Diagnostic delay of endometriosis in adults and adolescence- current stage of knowledge.
Pages: 148-153
Authors: Monika Wróbel, Mirosław Wielgoś, Piotr Laudański

 

 

Original Research Articles

10. Application of a solid-phase microextraction-gas chromatography-mass spectrometry/metal oxide sensor system for detection of antibiotic susceptibility in urinary tract infection-causing Escherichia coli – a proof of principle study.
Pages: 1-9
Authors: Natalia Drabińska, Keith Hewett, Paul White, Matthew B. Avison, Raj Persad, Norman M. Ratcliffe, Ben de Lacy Costello

11. Repetitive use of LEvosimendan In Ambulatory Heart Failure patients (LEIA-HF)  the rationale and study design.
Pages: 18-22
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Authors: Agnieszka Tycińska, Marek Gierlotka, Stanisław Bartuś, Mariusz Gąsior, Renata Główczyńska, Grzegorz Grześk, Miłosz Jaguszewski, Jarosław D. Kasprzak, Jacek Kubica, Jacek Legutko, Przemysław Leszek, Jadwiga Nesslerl, Giuseppe Pacileo, Piotr Ponikowski, Bożena Sobkowicz, Janina Stępińska, Ewa Straburzyńska-Migaj, Wojciech Wojakowski, Barbara Zawiślak, Robert Zymliński, LEIA-HF Investigators

12. Anti-ETAR and suPAR as markers of disease activity in renal ANCA-Associated Vasculitis.
Pages: 23-28
Authors: Olumide O. Rowaiye, Mariusz Kusztal, Marcelina Zabinska, Dorota Bartoszek, Marta Myszka, Katarzyna Kościelska-Kasprzak, Miroslaw Banasik, Oktawia Mazanowska, Marian Klinger, Magdalena Krajewska

13. Hydrogen-rich water partially alleviate inflammation, oxidative stress and intestinal flora dysbiosis in DSS-induced chronic ulcerative colitis mice.
Pages: 29-38
Authors: Lihua Song, Yao Zhang, Chuang Zhu, Xinwen Ding, Li Yang, Hongli Yan

14. Cardiac injury and COVID-19 associated coagulopathy in patients with acute SARS-CoV-2 pneumonia: a rotational thromboelastometry study.
Pages: 39-44
Authors: Federico Capone, Alberto Cipriani, Leonardo Molinari, Anna Poretto, Nicolò Sella, Annalisa Boscolo, Elena Campello, Alois Saller, Roberto Vettor, Paolo Navalesi, Anna Maria Cattelan, Paolo Simioni, Luca Spiezia

15. NETs biomarkers in saliva and serum OSCC patients: one hypothesis, two conclusions.
Pages: 45-54
OPEN ACCESS
Authors: Marzena Garley, Dorota Dziemiańczyk-Pakieła, Wioletta Ratajczak-Wrona, Anna Pryczynicz, Karolina Nowak, Bogdan Łazarczyk, Ewa Jabłońska

16. The effect of L-arginine supplementation and surgical trauma on the frequency of myeloid-derived suppressor cells and T lymphocytes in tumour and blood of colorectal cancer patients.
Pages: 66-78
Authors: Jarosław Szefel, Tomasz Ślebioda, Jakub Walczak, Wiesław Janusz Kruszewski, Mariusz Szajewski, Maciej Ciesielski, Marcin Stanisławowski, Tomasz Buczek, Sylwia Małgorzewicz, Anna Owczarzak, Ewa Aleksandrowicz-Wrona, Grzegorz Krzykowski

17. To What Extent Does Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Influence the Cut-off Value of Prolactin? Findings of a Community-based Study.
Pages: 79-86
Authors: Fatemeh Mahboobifard, Maryam Rahmati, Mina Amiri, Fereidoun Azizi, Fahimeh Ramezani Tehrani

18. Identification of Prognostic Signature with Seven LncRNAs for Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma.
Pages: 103-113
Authors: Chengang Guo, Huafang Li, Na Pan, Shicai Xu, Qiangcheng Zeng, Bailing Zhou, Jihua Wang

19. Correlations between serum sirtuin levels and cardiovascular risk factors in women with polycystic ovary syndrome.
Pages: 123-128
Authors: Beata Charążka, Agnieszka Siejka

20. Splenectomy ameliorates portal pressure and anemia in animal models of cirrhotic and non-cirrhotic portal hypertension.
Pages: 154-162
Authors: Philipp Schwabl, Berit Anna Seeland, Florian Riedl, Tim Lukas Schubert, Philipp Königshofer, Ksenia Brusilovskaya, Oleksandr Petrenko, Benedikt Hofer, Ana-Iris Schiefer, Michael Trauner, Markus Peck-Radosavljevic, Thomas Reiberger

21. Cytokine and LL-37 gene expression levels in Bartonella spp. seropositive and seronegative patients of a rheumatology clinic.
Pages: 163-169
Authors: Monika E. Łysakowska, Małgorzata Szybka, Olga Brzezińska, Sylwia Moskwa, Magdalena Konieczka, Joanna Makowska, Dorota Pastuszak-Lewandoska

22. Inhibition of apelin/APJ axis enhances the potential of dendritic cell-based vaccination to modulate TH1 and TH2 cell-related immune responses in an animal model of metastatic breast cancer.
Pages: 170-178
Authors: Javad Masoumi, Abdollah Jafarzadeh, Tayyebeh Tavakoli, Pedram Basirjafar, Raziyeh Zandvakili, Mohammad Reza Javan, Zahra Taghipour, Seyed Mohammad Moazzeni

23. Pulmonary Function, Exercise Capacity and Dyspnea in Patients 7 Years after Nuss Surgery.
Pages: 179-186
Authors: Szymon Skoczynski, Grzegorz Kudela, Grzegorz Brożek, Joshua Lawson, Szymon Tobor, Agnieszka Skoczyńska, Andrzej Swinarew, Ewa Trejnowska, Igor Radziewicz Winnicki, Katarzyna Repetowska, Jarosław Paluch, Adam Barczyk, Tomasz Koszutski