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Volume 14 Supplement 4

International Conference "Advances in Pneumology"

Research

Edited by Mieczyslaw Pokorski, Adrian Gillissen, Kurt Rasche

International Conference "Advances in Pneumology".

Leipzig, Germany12-14 June 2009

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  1. It had been hypothesized that the regions of prefrontal cortex which are involved in respiratory control can modulate Hering-Breuer reflexes evoked by vagal input from pulmonary stretch receptors. In the prese...

    Authors: VG Aleksandrov, VA Mercuriev, TG Ivanova, AA Tarasievich and NP Aleksandrova
    Citation: European Journal of Medical Research 2009 14(Suppl 4):1
  2. Exhaled nitric oxide (eNO) has been suggested as a marker of airway inflammatory diseases. The level of eNO is influenced by many various factor including age, sex, menstrual cycle, exercise, food, drugs, etc....

    Authors: M Antosova, A Bencova, A Psenkova, D Herle and E Rozborilova
    Citation: European Journal of Medical Research 2009 14(Suppl 4):6
  3. Asthma is a heterogeneous disease with variable symptoms especially in children. Exhaled nitric oxide (FeNO) has proved to be a marker of inflammation in the airways and has become a substantial part of clinic...

    Authors: P Banovcin, M Jesenak, Z Michnova, E Babusikova, S Nosal, J Mikler, J Fabry and M Barreto
    Citation: European Journal of Medical Research 2009 14(Suppl 4):9
  4. Occupational exposure to wood dust has been shown to cause several respiratory disorders, such as allergic rhinitis, chronic bronchitis, asthma, sino-nasal adenocarcinoma, and impairment of lung function. The ...

    Authors: S Baran, K Swietlik and I Teul
    Citation: European Journal of Medical Research 2009 14(Suppl 4):14
  5. Beside neonatal respiratory distress syndrome, secondary surfactant deficiency may occur in patients with mature lungs. Recent studies revealed quantitative and qualitative changes of lung surfactant in pulmon...

    Authors: A Calkovska, D Mokra and V Calkovsky
    Citation: European Journal of Medical Research 2009 14(Suppl 4):38
  6. While adjuvant therapy of early-stage non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) is widely accepted, literature data concerning neoadjuvant treatment provide contradictory results with both improved and unaffected sur...

    Authors: J Chorostowska-Wynimko, J Zaleska, M Chabowski, A Szpechcinski, J Zych, P Rudzinski, R Langfort, T Orlowski and K Roszkowski-Sliz
    Citation: European Journal of Medical Research 2009 14(Suppl 4):42
  7. Diabetic autonomic neuropathy (DAN) is one of the chronic complications of diabetes mellitus which can involve one or more organ systems. DAN without apparent symptoms is more often in childhood and adolescenc...

    Authors: M Ciljakova, J Vojtkova, P Durdik, T Turcan, M Petrikova, Z Michnova and P Banovcin
    Citation: European Journal of Medical Research 2009 14(Suppl 4):45
  8. The relationship between obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and cardiovascular disease is intensively discussed. Endothelial leukocyte adhesion molecule (E-selectin) is one of factors facilitating leukocyte migrati...

    Authors: S Cofta, E Wysocka, S Michalak, T Piorunek, H Batura-Gabryel and L Torlinski
    Citation: European Journal of Medical Research 2009 14(Suppl 4):49
  9. Poor postural balance is one of the major risk factors for falling in normal pressure hydrocephalus (NPH). Postural instability in the clinic is commonly assessed based upon force platform posturography. In th...

    Authors: L Czerwosz, E Szczepek, JW Blaszczyk, B Sokolowska, K Dmitruk, K Dudzinski, J Jurkiewicz and Z Czernicki
    Citation: European Journal of Medical Research 2009 14(Suppl 4):53
  10. Obesity development is a complex process which can be influenced by genetic predisposition modified by environmental factors. Nowadays, the problem of overweight and obesity, including related complications, o...

    Authors: K Popko, E Górska, B Pyrzak, A Telmaszczyk-Emmel, A Wisniewska, A Majcher, M Wasik and U Demkow
    Citation: European Journal of Medical Research 2009 14(Suppl 4):59
  11. Effect of posture on the hypercapnic ventilatory response was studied on the anaesthetized rats by using rebreathing techniques in the supine and head-down positions. There were no statistically significant al...

    Authors: Zh A Donina, GA Danilova and NP Aleksandrova
    Citation: European Journal of Medical Research 2009 14(Suppl 4):63
  12. According to various data, snoring may affect about 2 billion people worldwide, with about 8 million adult people in Poland being estimated to snore. Apart from being disturbing for other people, it brings abo...

    Authors: E Dzieciolowska-Baran, A Gawlikowska-Sroka and F Czerwinski
    Citation: European Journal of Medical Research 2009 14(Suppl 4):67
  13. In the treatment of pulmonary diseases the inhalation of aerosols plays a key role - it is the preferred route of drug delivery in asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and cystic fibrosis. But,...

    Authors: A Fischer, J Stegemann, G Scheuch and R Siekmeier
    Citation: European Journal of Medical Research 2009 14(Suppl 4):71
  14. Some studies have suggested that the polyphenolic compounds might reduce the occurrence of asthma symptoms. The aim of our experiments was to evaluate the effects of 21 days of the flavonoid Flavin7 administra...

    Authors: S Franova, M Joskova, E Novakova, K Adamicova, M Sutovska and S Nosal
    Citation: European Journal of Medical Research 2009 14(Suppl 4):78
  15. This lifestyle is mainly determined during childhood and connected with poor public prophylactic health policy. The aim of this study was to estimate physical activity and level of tobacco abuse, as well as kn...

    Authors: A Gawlikowska-Sroka, E Dzieciolowska, J Szczurowski, E Kamienska and F Czerwinski
    Citation: European Journal of Medical Research 2009 14(Suppl 4):86
  16. Despite a number of important differences in the pathogenesis, course and prognosis of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), these two entities also have common features with airway inflamma...

    Authors: K Górska, R Krenke, J Kosciuch, P Korczynski, M Zukowska, J Domagala-Kulawik, M Maskey-Warzechowska and R Chazan
    Citation: European Journal of Medical Research 2009 14(Suppl 4):90
  17. Survivin is one of the inhibitors of the apoptosis gene family that has been implicated in both inhibition of apoptosis and mitosis regulation. p53 is one of the tumor suppressor genes; prevents tumor formatio...

    Authors: E Halasová, M Adamkov, E Kavcová, T Matáková, L Musák, D Vybohová, M Janícková, D Mistuna and A Singliar
    Citation: European Journal of Medical Research 2009 14(Suppl 4):97
  18. Heat shock proteins assist cellular protein folding and are required for the normal activity of steroid receptors. In this study we assessed nuclear HSP90 and HSP70 proteins and mRNA levels in cells isolated f...

    Authors: A Holownia, RM Mroz, A Kielek, E Chyczewska and JJ Braszko
    Citation: European Journal of Medical Research 2009 14(Suppl 4):104
  19. Immunophilin FKBP51 assists polypeptide folding, participates in glucocorticoid actions and may play a role in glucocorticoid resistance. FKBP51 is altered in patients with asthma, but its role in chronic obst...

    Authors: A Holownia, R M Mroz, A Kolodziejczyk, E Chyczewska and J J Braszko
    Citation: European Journal of Medical Research 2009 14(Suppl 4):108
  20. Diffuse alveolar hemorrhage (DAH) is a rare and life-threatening condition characterized by hemoptysis, dyspnoea, alveolar infiltrates on chest radiograph and various degrees of anemia. It may occur either as ...

    Authors: E Kamienska, T Urasinski, A Gawlikowska-Sroka, B Glura and A Pogorzelski
    Citation: European Journal of Medical Research 2009 14(Suppl 4):112
  21. Oxygen therapy is used for the treatment of various diseases, but prolonged exposure to high concentrations of O2 is also associated with formation of free radicals and oxidative damage.

    Authors: P Kaplan, Z Tatarkova, I Engler, A Calkovska, D Mokra, A Drgova, M Kovalska, J Lehotsky and D Dobrota
    Citation: European Journal of Medical Research 2009 14(Suppl 4):116
  22. Over the last few years, differential ion mobility spectroscopy (DMS) has become an important tool in medical research. There are attempts to find markers for specific diseases in exhaled air, using this techn...

    Authors: A Kikowatz, G Becher, S Dietze, W Steinhausser and E Beck
    Citation: European Journal of Medical Research 2009 14(Suppl 4):121
  23. Our previous study demonstrated that selective carotid baroreceptors activation decreases airway resistance. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the effect of carotid baroreceptor inactivation on the ...

    Authors: JJ Klawe, M Tafil-Klawe, A Lewandowski and P Zalewski
    Citation: European Journal of Medical Research 2009 14(Suppl 4):126
  24. To evaluate the diagnostic value of four different tumor markers: cancer antigen 125 (CA-125), carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA), cytokeratin 19 fragment (CYFRA 21-1) and neuron specific enolase (NSE) in patients...

    Authors: P Korczynski, R Krenke, A Safianowska, K Gorska, BM Abou Chaz, M Maskey-Warzechowska, A Kondracka, J Nasilowski and R Chazan
    Citation: European Journal of Medical Research 2009 14(Suppl 4):128
  25. Exhaled breath condensate (EBC) contains among a large number of mediators hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) as a marker of airway inflammation and oxidative stress. Similarly EBC pH also changes in respiratory diseases. ...

    Authors: E Marek, P Platen, J Volke, K Mückenhoff and W Marek
    Citation: European Journal of Medical Research 2009 14(Suppl 4):134
  26. The anthropometrical data of our aging population has significantly changed within the last five decades. Therefore the question arises whether or not the commonly used reference values of the European Communi...

    Authors: W Marek, E Marek, K Mückenhoff, H-J Smith, P Degens, N Kotschy-Lang and M Kohlhäufl
    Citation: European Journal of Medical Research 2009 14(Suppl 4):140
  27. Autonomic neuropathy is common in patients suffering from end-stage renal disease (ESRD). This may in part explain the high cardiovascular mortality in these patients. Chemosensory function is involved in auto...

    Authors: C Meyer, P Schueller, J Balzer, T Lauer, R Westenfeld, P Schauerte, M Hennersdorf, S Steiner, M Kelm and T Rassaf
    Citation: European Journal of Medical Research 2009 14(Suppl 4):151
  28. Onconeuronal antibodies are important diagnostic tool in patients with suspicion of paraneoplastic neurological syndromes (PNS). However, their role in PNS pathophysiology and specificity for particular neurol...

    Authors: S Michalak, S Cofta, A Piatek, J Rybacka, E Wysocka and W Kozubski
    Citation: European Journal of Medical Research 2009 14(Suppl 4):156
  29. A 61-year-old Caucasian was admitted to Department of Chest Diseases and Tuberculosis, Medical University of Bialystok, Poland for progressive muscle weakness and weight loss. Eighteen months prior to admissio...

    Authors: RM Mroz, M Korniluk and E Chyczewska
    Citation: European Journal of Medical Research 2009 14(Suppl 4):162
  30. It has recently been described that circulatory and BAL regulatory T-cells (Tregs), defined as CD4+CD25highCD127low are increased in patients with active sarcoidosis compared with other interstitial lung disea...

    Authors: RM Mroz, M Korniluk, A Stasiak-Barmuta, M Ossolinska and E Chyczewska
    Citation: European Journal of Medical Research 2009 14(Suppl 4):165
  31. Bronchial challenge tests by inhalation of aerosolized methacholine (MCH) are commonly used in the clinical diagnosis of airway hyperresponsiveness (AHR). While the detection of airway narrowing relies on the ...

    Authors: F Nensa, W Marek, E Marek, HJ Smith and M Kohlhäufl
    Citation: European Journal of Medical Research 2009 14(Suppl 4):170
  32. The etiology of chronic obstructive lung disease (COPD) is unclear. It is supposed to be the product of an exogenous antigenic stimulus, such as tobacco smoke, and an endogenous genetic susceptibility. The ang...

    Authors: S Pabst, B Theis, A Gillissen, M Lennarz, I Tuleta, G Nickenig, D Skowasch and C Grohé
    Citation: European Journal of Medical Research 2009 14(Suppl 4):177
  33. The pathogenesis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is characterized by an interaction of environmental influences, particularly cigarette smoking, and genetic determinants. Given the global incre...

    Authors: S Pabst, C Pizarro Touron, A Gillissen, M Lennarz, I Tuleta, G Nickenig, D Skowasch and C Grohé
    Citation: European Journal of Medical Research 2009 14(Suppl 4):182
  34. The aim of the paper was to asses the relationship between socioeconomic status, the prevalence of allergy and physical development. The data were obtained from 478 female students and 195 male students aged 1...

    Authors: R Pawlinska-Chmara and I Wronka
    Citation: European Journal of Medical Research 2009 14(Suppl 4):187
  35. The paper describes the possible role of apoptosis of T lymphocytes in asthma pathogenesis. The authors focused on resistance against Fas-mediated programed cell death and the role of Bcl-2 protein in impaired...

    Authors: O Potapinska and U Demkow
    Citation: European Journal of Medical Research 2009 14(Suppl 4):192
  36. The aim of the study was to investigate whether the G-174C polymorphism of the IL-6 gene is related to obesity and the incidence of the metabolic syndrome (MetS) according to IDF definition in children.

    Authors: B Pyrzak, A Wisniewska, A Majcher, K Popko, M Wasik and U Demkow
    Citation: European Journal of Medical Research 2009 14(Suppl 4):196
  37. Myrtol standardized is established in the treatment of acute and chronic bronchitis and sinusitis. It increases mucociliar clearance and has muco-secretolytic effects. Additional anti-inflammatory and antioxid...

    Authors: U Rantzsch, G Vacca, R Dück and A Gillissen
    Citation: European Journal of Medical Research 2009 14(Suppl 4):205
  38. As chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is known for poor glucocorticoid (GC) response, we hypothesized that polymorphic variants of the glucocorticoid receptor (GR) gene might predispose for COPD and/...

    Authors: K Schwabe, G Vacca, R Dück and A Gillissen
    Citation: European Journal of Medical Research 2009 14(Suppl 4):210
  39. The European Directive 98/79/EC on in vitro diagnostic medical devices (IVD) stipulates the marketing and post market surveillance of IVD in the European Economic Area. In cases of issues and field corrective act...

    Authors: R Siekmeier, J Halbauer, W Mientus and D Wetzel
    Citation: European Journal of Medical Research 2009 14(Suppl 4):216
  40. We assessed correlations of total and specific cord-blood IgE (cIgE) levels with allergic symptoms in the first year of life. cIgE levels were determined by an immunoassay test in full-term neonates. This is a...

    Authors: AJ Sybilski, A Doboszynska and B Samolinski
    Citation: European Journal of Medical Research 2009 14(Suppl 4):227
  41. The present study was conducted to learn whether the perinatal and environmental factors could influence the total and antigen-specific IgE levels in umbilical cord blood. Retrospective data were obtained from...

    Authors: AJ Sybilski, A Doboszynska and B Samolinski
    Citation: European Journal of Medical Research 2009 14(Suppl 4):233
  42. Free-circulating DNA is present in minute amounts in plasma of healthy individuals, whereas increased levels are found in a number of malignant pathologies including non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). The obj...

    Authors: A Szpechcinski, M Dancewicz, P Kopinski, J Kowalewski and J Chorostowska-Wynimko
    Citation: European Journal of Medical Research 2009 14(Suppl 4):237

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