Aleksandra Pituch-Zdanowska
Medical University of Warsaw
Publications 6
#1Hanna Pituch (Medical University of Warsaw)H-Index: 17
#2Piotr Obuch-Woszczatyński (Medical University of Warsaw)H-Index: 14
Last.Kerrie Davies (University of Leeds)H-Index: 7
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Abstract Purpose We aimed to measure the underdiagnosis of Clostridium difficile infection across Poland and the distribution of PCR-ribotypes of C. difficile. Material and methods Twenty seven Polish healthcare facilities (HCFs) participated in this prospective study. Each HCF systematically sent all diarrhoeal stools received from inpatients at their laboratories on two days (one in January 2013 and one in July 2013), independently of CDI test request, to the National Coordinating Laboratory (...
OBJECTIVES:The aim of the study was to estimate intake of total dietary fiber, and its soluble and insoluble fractions, by children with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) in comparison with healthy controls. METHODS:This was a prospective controlled study on children with IBD. Food consumption data were collected by using the 3-day diet record. For intake of soluble and insoluble fibers author's questionnaire was used. RESULTS:The study included 50 children with IBD (80% in clinical remission) an...
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#1Katarzyna Kaczmarczyk (Józef Piłsudski University of Physical Education in Warsaw)H-Index: 5
#2Aleksandra Pituch-Zdanowska (Medical University of Warsaw)H-Index: 2
Last.Aleksander Ronikier (Józef Piłsudski University of Physical Education in Warsaw)H-Index: 1
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ObjectivesTo evaluate the long-term consequences of preterm birth on anthropometric parameters in women in adolescence and into adulthood.MethodsSeventy girls born preterm (age 12.22 ± 1.52 years) and 48 born at term participated in the first stage. Eighteen years later, 13 of the same women participated in a follow-up and were compared with a control group of 27 women. We compared anthropometric results across the two examinations, and in the second stage, also assessed body composition using b...
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#1Aleksandra Pituch-Zdanowska (Medical University of Warsaw)H-Index: 2
#2Aleksandra Banaszkiewicz (Medical University of Warsaw)H-Index: 13
Last.Piotr Albrecht (Medical University of Warsaw)H-Index: 12
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Abstract Purpose Determination of overweight and obesity prevalence in children with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) at the time of diagnosis. Material and methods This was a multicenter retrospective study. The study group consisted of children with new cases of IBD diagnosed in 2005–2013 according to the Porto criteria. Hospital admission records were reviewed for demographic and clinical characteristics. BMI-for-age and gender percentile charts were used to define overweight as ≥85th BMI per...
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#1Aleksandra Pituch-Zdanowska (Medical University of Warsaw)H-Index: 2
Last.Piotr AlbrechtH-Index: 12
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The aetiology of inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD), which are primarily Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, still remains unclear, while the incidence of IBD is constantly increasing, especially in the industrialised countries. Among genetic, environmental, and immunological factors, changes in the composition of the intestinal microflora and diet are indicated as very important in initiating and sustaining inflammation in patients with IBD. Above all nutrients dietary fibre is an especially...
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