Karolina Sieroń-Stołtny's research while affiliated with Medical University of Silesia in Katowice and other places

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The thermoregulation mechanisms during the physical effort can be easily study by using the thermovision. The thermoregulation mechanisms in human body keep the body core temperature on basic level 37 ± 2 oC. However, the question is if there are any differences in skin surface temperature distribution between trainee sportsmen and amateur. Is ther...
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The use of low temperature on the whole human body switched on beneficial physiological reactions. Whole-body cryotherapy is used as a part of rehabilitation. There were reported studies of thermal imaging performed due to whole body cooling in case of patients suffering from different diseases that showed a significant enhancement of the skin temp...
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W ostat nich la tach me dy cy na fi zy kal na wpro wa dzi ła wie le no wych me tod słu żą-cych ja ko środ ki wspo ma ga ją ce pod sta wo-we le cze nie, a krio te ra pia sta no wi jed ną z jej form. Co raz czę ściej znaj du je ona swo je za sto so wa nie w wie lu po krew nych dzie dzi nach, ta kich jak me dy cy na este tycz-na lub od no wa bio lo gi...
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The aim of the study was to determine the diagnostic usufulness of thermal imaging as a tool to find quantitative papameters in lower-limb promary chronic venous diseases and insufficiency of superficial veins. There were significant differences obtained in the thermal maps of lowe extremities between paptients and healthy. The correlations were ob...
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The use of low temperature on the whole human body switeched on beneficial reactions. Whole-body cryotherapy is used as a part of rehabilitation. There are repeorted studies of thermal imaging peformed due to whole body coooling in case of patients suffering from different diseases that showed a significant enhancement of the skin temperature gradi...
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The thermoregulation mechanisms during the physical effort can be easily study by using the thermovision. The thermoregulation mechanisms in human body keep the body core temperature on basic level 37 ± 2 o C. However, the question is if there are any differences in skin surface temperature distribution between trainee sportsmen and amateur. Is the...
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This paper is intended to provide studies performed on usefulness of thermal imaging for the insufficiency of superficial veins in the lower limbs. The results are a continuation of the previous research and show a new way of analysis and better correlation between standard methods of parameters like duplex ultrasonography and parameters derived fr...
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The potential health consequences of common exposure of human organisms to high-voltage industrial frequency and radio-frequency electromagnetic fields have not yet been completely recognized. The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of a 50 Hz electromagnetic field generated by high-voltage alternating electric current transmission lines,...
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Introduction Chronic wounds are the ones that present no healing progress for more than three months. The most common reasons for the chronic wound development in the lower limbs include long-lasting diabetes mellitus, venous insufficiency and peripheral arterial disease. However, it is estimated that 15%–20% of the lower limb chronic wounds are of...
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Background. Whole-body cryostimulation (WBC) is the therapeutic exposure of the total human body (without underwear) to a very low temperature (below –100°C) for 120–180 s. Currently, WBC is used more frequently not only in the treatment of patients suffering from various diseases, but also by healthy people as a wellness method. Objectives. The ai...
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At the present stage of development of civilization human population is continuously exposed to different forms of electromagnetic field, especially that of radio frequency, generated by mobile phones. The long-term exposure to electromagnetic fields, can cause disturbances of the prooxidant/antioxidant balance in living organism and induce oxidati...
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The effect of pulsed magnetic field (PMF) on gravitropic response, endogenous growth and growth in the presence of indole-3-acetic acid (IAA) was studied in coleoptiles of maize (Zea mays L.) seedlings. Medium pH changes, measured simultaneously with growth of coleoptile segments, were also determined. In seedlings grown in the presence of PMF, elo...
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Thermal imaging has been used for patients with spinal diseases who were qualified by their physicians for whole-body treatment or local cryotherapy. The experimental groups of patients consisted of 20 males aged 51.6 ± 9.0 (12 treated by whole-body cryotherapy and 8 by local cryotherapy). The distribution of the skin surface temperature was monito...
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The aim of the studies was to check the possibility of efficiency evaluation using thermal imaging during Aerobic Circuit Training. The studies were performed for group of amateurs and sportsmen and another goal of this work was to find the answer if it is possible to evaluate the fitness body level by using the thermovison. The absolute temperatur...
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Pregnancy usually cause significant body changes in the pregnant woman, which contribute to spine pain, especially in the lumbar part. Kinesitherapy treatment can prepare pregnant woman for childbirth and active participation in it, as well as can reduce pain associated with the body changes during pregnancy. There are many treatment methods in med...
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Triathlon belongs to relatively young sports disciplines checking versatile physical efficiency of athletes. Is composed of three consecutive competitions: swimming, cycling and running race. Its origins date back to the second half of the twentieth century. The specificity of triathlon training is to develop motor skills manifested in three, diffe...
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Low Back Pain (LBP) is a very common health problem which affects a growing number of people every year. A therapeutic method invented by Robin McKenzie is recommendable due to its extensive empirical meaning. This method was introduced in the late 70’ by a therapist from New Zealand. Among many existing therapeutic methods applied in the clinical...
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There are many different skin lesions that are manifested by a skin temperature gradient. Basal cell carcinoma (BCC) is the most frequently occurring type of malignant skin lesion (almost 95 percent of all skin tumours). BCC is sometimes treated by using photodynamic therapy which is very well tolerated by patients and provides good results, especi...
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The present study investigated whether whole-body cryotherapy (WBC) procedures could potentially have more beneficial effects on index of BASDAI and BASFI, pain intensity, and spine mobility parameters: Ott test, modified Schober test, chest expansion in ankylosing spondylitis (AS) patients, than kinesiotherapy procedures used separately. AS patien...
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Introduction: Intense development of methods belonging to physical medicine has been noted recently. There are treatment methods, which in many cases lead to reduction treatment time and positively influence on quality of life treatment patients. Research implications: The present physical medicine systematically extends their therapeutic possibili...
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Intense development of methods belonging to physical medicine has been noted recently. There are treatment methods, which in many cases lead to reduction treatment time and positively influence on quality of life treatment patients. Research implications: The present physical medicine systematically extends their therapeutic possibilities. This abo...
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Thermovision is a completely non-invasive and easy-to-perform method of imaging, and it is becoming useful not only in different modalities of clinical medicine, but also in sports medicine. However, it seems that thermal imaging may also find some use in training. That is why the aim of these studies is to compare temperature parameters with data...
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Thermal imaging as a non-invasive and easy to perform method of imaging became useful not only in clinical medicine but also in sport medicine. However it seems that thermovision may find some use in sportsmen capabilities evaluation during training. That is why the aim of presented studies was to compare temperature parameters with data received f...
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The study was focused on the influence of electromagnetic field generated by mobile phone on the skeletal system of rats, assessed by measuring the macrometric parameters of bones, mechanical properties of long bones, calcium and phosphorus content in bones, and the concentration of osteogenesis (osteocalcin) and bone resorption (NTX, pyridinoline)...
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Iliac artery aneurysms (IAA) and abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA) frequently coexist. It remains unknown whether the content of trace elements in AAA walls depends on the coexistence of IAAs. The aim of this study was to compare the content of selected trace elements in AAA walls depending on the coexistence of IAAs. The content of trace elements w...
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Unlabelled: The paper presents the evaluation of analgesic effect or magnetostimulation and magnetoledtherapy after implantation treatment. The study was conducted on 3 groups (Z applicator, IR applicator and conventional drug therapy) of 10 patients each of whom underwent a single implantation. Magnetostimulation was carried out using Viofor JPS...
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Urinary incontinence is an embarrassing condition and probably one of the last taboo subjects in the modern medicine. Currently urinary incontinence is one of the most frequent chronic disorders in women and is thought to be a serious health problem of the modern societies. The purpose of this thesis was assessment of students’ knowledge - nurses a...
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Chronic application of third generation progestagens as contraceptives or hormone replacement therapy (HRT) could influence the serum lipid profile, and consequently the bile and gallstone composition. To determinate components of serum, bile and gallstones in women of reproductive age or postmenopausal women using hormonal third generation for at...
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In males sexual arousal disorders are mainly presented by erectile dysfunction (ED). ED affects elder and mature man impacting on quality of life, relationships and partners. Main cause of ED is vascular dysfunction resulting from multiplicity of medical conditions. Key words: erectile dysfunction, physiotherapy, sexual rehabilitation, sexual diso...
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Introduction Skiing being one of most popular sport disciplines has a long history and tradition. Snowboarding was counted into leading sport disciplines in the 1970s. Both disciplines popularity growth led to increase of injuries rate. Knowledge of risk factors, causes and injuries patterns allows to improve safety and decrease injuries and harmfu...
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Many physiotherapy methods are appropriate in spine osteoarthritis treatment, which proves, that there is not an ideal method for all patients. Another new methods in this area are evidences in search of’ personal treatment’. It means personalized treatment. These methods, what is obvious, need to be verified. The aim of the study was to evaluate t...
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Our goal was to evaluate the antioxidant activity of the static magnetic field (SMF) in the fibroblasts’ culture. We used the test chambers with the induction 0,3; 0,4; 0,5; 0,6; 0,7 T, previously presented in BEMS Meeting in Halifax. We evaluate the activity of superoxide dismutase (SOD, EC.1.15.1.1), glutathione peroxidase (GPx, EC. 1.11.1.9), gl...
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Fluorescence diagnosis is a fast, easy, noninvasive, selective, and sensitive diagnostic tool for estimation of treatment results in oncology. In clinical practice the use of photodynamic diagnosis is focused on five targets: detection for prevention of malignant transformation precancerous changes, detection of neoplasmatic tissue in the early sta...
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Heterotopic gastric mucosa of the upper esophagus (HGMUE) may be connected with disorders of the upper gastrointestinal tract, exacerbated by Helicobacter pylori. Furthermore, HGMUE may be the origin of malignant progression to cervical esophageal carcinoma. In this work, 20 patients with diagnosed heterotopic gastric mucosa of the upper esophagus...
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In the study the impact of whole-body exposure to 50Hz electromagnetic field generated nearby those lines on prooxidant/antioxidant balance in selected internal organs of male rats was estimated, by means of analysis of the contents of markers of membrane lipid peroxidation and oxidative stress: malone dialdehyde (MDA) and total oxidant capacity (T...
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In the study the impact of whole-body exposure to electromagnetic field with a frequency of 900MHz generated by mobile phone on prooxidant/antioxidant balance in selected internal organs of male rats was estimated, by means of analysis of the contents of markers of membrane lipid peroxidation and oxidative stress: malone dialdehyde (MDA) and total...
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Photodynamic therapy (PDT) is an attractive, emerging therapeutic procedure suitable for the treatment of non-muscle-invasive bladder cancer. Tumor necrosis factor-related apoptosis-inducing ligand (TRAIL) is a death ligand that belongs to the TNF superfamily of cytokines. The ability of TRAIL to selectively induce apoptosis in cancer cells but not...
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We studied uterine myomas originating from females of reproductive age and from females of perimenopausal age. Uterine myomas represent benign tumors of the myometrium, and they develop frequently in women of reproductive age. The frequency of uterine myomas increases with age until women reach the menopause. The study included patients with a myom...
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We studied uterine myomas originating from females of reproductive age and from females of perimenopausal age. Uterine myomas represent benign tumors of the myometrium, and they develop frequently in women of reproductive age. The frequency of uterine myomas increases with age until women reach the menopause. The study included patients with a myom...
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Background. Whole-body cryotherapy with subsequent kinesiotherapy evokes the positive anti-inflammatory effect in case of patients with locomotor system inflammatory disorders, however the mechanism of this effect has not been satisfactory explained so far. One of the essential laboratory indicators of the inflammatory process activity is the distr...
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There is more numerous number of patients in the different age rangesubmit to the general physician. They are transfer to the angiologist or to the vascular surgeon then. The oedema of the lower limb is not only an aestehtic problem. It can be very difficult and in the extreme cases can lead to trobles with move, especially in older patients. The c...
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Uterine myomas represent one of the most common female diseases. Uterine myomas or fibromas are benign, hormone-responding tumours of, respectively, smooth muscles and fibroblasts and their aetiology induces a significant interest. In myomas the presence of aromatase was detected and, in addition, oestrogen was found to be synthesized in myoma cell...
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Uterine myomas represent one of the most common female diseases. Uterine myomas or fibromas are benign, hormone-responding tumours of, respectively, smooth muscles and fibroblasts and their aetiology induces a significant interest. In myomas the presence of aromatase was detected and, in addition, oestrogen was found to be synthesized in myoma cell...
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Lichen sclerosus (LS) is a chronic skin and mucosa inflammatory disease. It affects mainly the female anogenital area especially in postmenopausal period. The main symptoms include pruritus, burning, pain, sometimes urinary problems, or difficulties in defecation. Usually, porcelain-white plaques are seen in the skin and mucosa. The etiology and pa...
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Aim: The aim was to assess whether magnetic field influences defensin and CRP concentrations in patients with diabetic polyneuropathy and in healthy subjects. Methods: 61 diabetic patients were randomly divided into 2 groups: study group-32 patients exposed to low-frequency magnetic field; and control group-29 patients with sham exposure. Additi...
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Methods: 16 patients with AS and 16 healthy volunteers were involved in this study. Activities of antioxidant enzymes: superoxide dismutase (SOD) and its isoenzymes – (SOD-Mn) and (SOD-ZnCu), catalase (CAT), glutathione peroxidase (GPx), glutathione reductase (GR) and glutathione transferase (GST), as well as the Total Antioxidant Status (TAS) and...
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The cause of myocardial infarction is a sudden necrosis of blood arteries which delivery blood to heart, what suddenly begins necrosis of this area, that is a formation necrosis. Myocardial infarction can step out both in persons with coronary disease diagnosis and at young person so far have not any symptoms from side circulation system. The study...
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Photosensitizers with desirable combinations of chemical, photophysical and biological properties are essential for improving the efficacy of photodynamic therapy (PDT) against various cancers. Chlorins seem to be promising candidates for photodynamic therapy (PDT) owing to their photophysical properties. This paper reports spectroscopic and biolog...
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Here, we report on an ion-channel mimetic sensor using self-assembly monolayers deposited onto gold electrodes for electrochemical determination of dopamine. The different compositions of the modification solution consist of corrole-SH and other thiol derivatives used as the "background compounds" such as 1-dodecanethiol (DDT), 6-mercapto-1-hexanol...
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Many people spend about 80% of their free time practicing sports, including skiing, which in many cases can cause changes in the skeletal system, muscular system and other organs. The aim of this article is to discuss the treatment of a 25-year-old man who suffered a compressive fracture of the C6 vertebra with paresis of the ulnar nerve. The treat...
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Unlabelled: A total of 30 patients (ten female/20 male), 9 years to 22 years old (mean age 17.3 years) and 30 healthy teenage controls (mean age 16.4 years) were included in our study. The patients had steroid-sensitive idiopathic nephrotic syndrome (INS) and had completed steroid therapy 4 years to 15 years ago. Height and weight, body mass index...
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Laser-induced fluorescence diagnostics (LIFE) can be used as an imaging system of precancerous and neoplasmatic lesions of oral mucosa. LIFE system utilizes healthy and neoplasmatically changed tissue in autofluorescence, without using any fluorescence substances. Neoplasmatic lesions are visible in pseudo colors, healthy tissue as a shade of green...
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The aim of this study is to present the physiotherapeutic procedure in patients after total cementless ankle atrhroplastics. It was introduced thus far methods and resources in the way of physics and kinesitherapy, how also methods in physical medicine, which there are introduced to numerous department of medicine also in orthopedics. From reason o...
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The aim of this randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind study was to assess whether a low frequency magnetic field can influence pain intensity, quality of life and sleep, and glycaemic control in patients with painful diabetic polyneuropathy. Sixty-one patients were randomized into two groups: the study group comprised 32 patients exposed to...
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The aim of the experiment was to estimate the effect of repeated simultaneous exposures to infrared laser radiation and muT variable magnetic field used in magnetostimulation on pain perception in rats, as well as the involvement of endogenous opioid system in the mechanism of this effect. In experimental group clean-shaven scull of male Wistar rat...
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Solitary rectal ulcer syndrome (SRUS) is a chronic disease of the rectum. Although SRUS is a benign condition there are studies which suggest that chronic ischaemia which occurs in the SRUS may lead to "transitional mucosa" that is similar to that adjacent to colorectal carcinomas and adenomas and may lead to colorectal dysplasia and carcinoma deve...
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Introduction. Life induced fluorescence (LIFE) diagnostics can be used as an imaging system of precancerous and neoplastic lesions of the oral mucosa. Neoplastic lesions are visible in pseudo colours, healthy tissue in green colour and abnormal tissue in red colour. All the observed colours present different intensity. Colour intensity is relevant...
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Ocular infections are one of the most frequent causes of ailments among the patients coming to ophthalmologic offices. This article presents one of the physical medicine's methods--magnetotherapy--which uses the alternating low frequency magnetic fields in the therapy of viral conjunctivitis and keratitis in a 49-year-old female patient. Basing on...
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Head and neck neoplasms are one of the most common carcinomas and their main etiological factor is tobacco smoking and alcohol abuse. There are about 7000 new cases noted in Poland yearly. Radiotherapy (radical or palliative), chemotherapy (neoadjuvant, adjuvant or combined with radiotherapy) and surgery aimed basically at tumor radical removal are...
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Background: Solitary rectal ulcer syndrome (SRUS) is a rare disorder of the rectum but it causes differential diagnosis problems. Aim: To determine the potential use of autofluorescence colonoscopy (AFC) in diagnosis of SRUS. Material and methods: We performed 1618 colonoscopies. After the medical history was taken white light colonoscopy was...
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The bones tumors represent in orthopedic surgery frequently affection. Among the most often diagnosed primary malignant bones tumors there are: osteosarcoma, chondrosarcoma, gigantocellular tumour of the bone, the Ewing sarcoma. Nearly 35% patients, who start their treatment, have unfortunately, disseminated neoplastic illness (metastases). The muc...
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Ectopic (heterotopic) gastric mucosa in the upper esophagus (HGMUE), frequently referred to as an "inlet patch" in the literature, is visible directly under the upper oesophageal sphincter during a slow retraction of an endoscope with a variable frequency ranging from 0.1 to 10%. It seems that the clinical significance of this anomaly, most frequen...
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Acromegalics have an increased risk of colorectal neoplasm. The aim of this study was to establish the association between acromegaly and colorectal lesions. The study included 51 patients with active acromegaly: 30 women and 21 men (average age 52.95 +/- 13.49 years). Growth hormone (GH), insulin-like growth factor I (IGF-I), prolactin (PRL), thyr...