Aleksandra Piekuś

Aleksandra Piekuś
Szpital Uniwersytecki nr 1 im. A. Jurasza w Bydgoszczy · Department of Cardiac Surgery

Master of Science in Nursing

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Background: Considerable attention has been focused over the past several years on the protein Z (PZ) system. However, little is known about the role of auto-antibodies to PZ (anti-PZ) in cardiac surgery patients. Aim: In the present pilot study, we investigated plasma levels of anti-PZ in patients undergoing off-pump coronary artery bypass (OPCAB)...
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Introduction Coagulation factor XIII (FXIII) is the zymogen precursor of an active transglutaminase (FXIIIa); it circulates in blood as a heterotetramer consisting of 2 catalytic A subunits (FXIII-A) and 2 noncatalytic B subunits (FXIII-B). In the presence of thrombin and calcium, the A subunits are released and activated. The enzyme plays a crucia...
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To understand the coagulation changes after off-pump coronary artery bypass (OPCAB) surgery, we evaluated the procoagulant activity of microparticles (MPs) and microparticles exposing tissue factor (MPs-TF), together with the levels of total tissue factor (TF), protein Z (PZ), protein Z-dependent protease inhibitor (ZPI), and factor X (FX) before (...

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