2002, vol 8, No. 1 Contents: 


Bakers' asthma - how far are we from prevention?  -  J. Walusiak, C. Pałczyński 


A case of Churg-Strauss syndrome and montelukast therapy - 
M. Świerczyńska, L. Mastalerz, E. Niżankowska-Mogilnicka 


Cells and mediators in nasal and bronchoalveolar lavage fluid from patients with occupational  asthma due to diisocyanates  - A. Krakowiak, C. Pałczyński, J. Walusiak, U. Ruta, T. Wittczak, J. Gruchała 

The evaluation of neutrophils functions in patients with atopic dermatitis  - Z. Samochocki, S. Zabielski, E. Paluchowska 

Interrelation of cytokines and their association with acute phase proteins in Hodgkin's disease and in rheumatoid arthritis - Y. Karter, H. Uzun, A. Tunckale, S. Aydin, N. T. Erturk, S. Aran, A. Yaldiran, E. Ozturk 

Studies on IL-6, IL-8, bFGF, sTNFRI, sTNFRII and slL-2R in serum of patients with colorectal cancer - M. Grotowski, W.N. Piechota, M. Maruszyński 

Comparison of CEA, IL-6, IL-8, bFGF, sTNFRI, sTNFRII and slL-2R levels in serum of colorectal cancer patients -

M. Grotowski, W.N. Piechota 

lnvestigations on the role of immunological factors in aseptic loosening of total cemented and uncemented hip prosthesis. III. Morphological investigations - P. Denys, A. Szmigiel, A. Żołyński.


2002, vol 8, No. 2 Contents: 

Allergic diseases over the world  - T. Płusa   

Research progress in acute lung injury and acute respiratory distress syndrome  -  Qian Guisheng 

B2-adrenoceptor genetic variation and its relation to asthma and allergy - M.L. Kowalski, G. Woszczek 

Autoimmunity and allergy - a double-edged sword - H. Tchorzewski  

Mediators of inflammation in asthma - K. Jahnz-Różyk 

Nasal provocation test in diagnosis of occupational allergy - P. Górski 

Tripholide induced apoptosis of eosinophils in airways of allergic guinea pigs - 

Wang Changzheng, Lai Kefang, GuoXiaoming 

Pollen calendar - K. Buczyłko, A. Wagner

Occupational allergy due to natural rubber latex in health care workers - C. Pałczyński 

Bacteria and viruses in allergic diseases - R. Carewicz, A. Chciałowski 

Prions in medicine - A. Denys, P. Denys, A. Żołyński, P. Cieślik 

Similarities between bronchial asthma and allergic rhinitis - A. Ligęziński .

Infections and bronchial hyperreactivity - Z Siergiejko 

Thermography usefulness in infection and allergy - A. Jung, J. Zuber, B. Kalicki 

GINA 2002 - Differences from GINA 1995 - J. Małolepszy, A.M.  Fal 

Synergic therapy in bronchial asthma - P. Kuna 

The effect of Tripholide on airway responsiveness for guinea pig asthma models: the role of hypodense
eosinophils  - Wang Changzheng, Guo Xiangjian

Education: "An essential part of the management of asthma" - W. Droszcz, P. Droszcz 

Progress in allergen specific immunotherapy -T. Płusa 

Immunodeficiency syndromes with excessive production of immunoglobulin E - K. Zeman 

Antieosinophilic effect of IL-12 and IL-18  - A.M. Fal

Respiratory allergy and inflammation due to ambient particulate - a European-wide assessment (RAIAP) - 
Polish experience  -  K. Rydzyński, T. Hałatek, M. Stępnik, M. Tarkowski .

Radioisotope imaging diagnosis of pulmonary diseases of allergic origin - L Dziuk


     2002, vol 8, No. 3 Contents: 


Selected immunological and allergological factors in subglottic laryngitis in children   -    B. Zielnik-Jurkiewicz 

Allergy to chemical disinfectants of medical staff handling disinfection in the operating theatres of hospitals in Lithuania  -  R. Jankauskas, R. Dubakiene, V. Jurkuvenas

Newborn screening for cystic fibrosis  -  A. Skarzyński, M. Kempa, L.L. Kulczycki 

Actin content and polymerization in esophageal achalasia - K. Augof, A. Lewandowski, R. Taboła, T. Rosińska


lnvestigations on the role of immunological factors in aseptic loosening of cemented and uncemented hip prosthesis. IV. Discussion  -  P. Denys, A. Szmigiel, Z. Dudkiewicz 


Hypokalemic quadriparalysis and respiratory arrest due to Sjogren's syndrome
Karier Yesari, Tunckale Aydin, T. Erturk Nurver, T. Bavunoglu lsil, Curgunlu Asli, Ozturk Esin 

Hypereosinophilic syndrome with right ventricular thrombus
Nurver Erturk Turfaner, Yesari Karter, Faruk Ayan, Seniz Ongoren, Adnan Yaldiran, Fikret Sipahioglu, Esin Ozturk


2002; vol 8, No. 4  Contents:




Tacrolimus and pimecrolimus - new potent agents in the treatment of atopic dermatitis

P. Kuna, M. Kupczyk       




Short-term immunotherapy using an allergy vaccine adjuvanted with monophosphoryl lipid A: a post-marketing surveillance study

K.J. Drachenberg, S. Proell, E. Urban, S.R. Woroniecki      


Comparison of CA19-9, IL-6, IL-8, bFGF, sTNF RI, sTNF RII and sIL-2R

in serum of colorectal cancer patients

M. Grotowski, M. Maruszyński      


Efficacy of perioperative immunoprophylaxis in patients with neoplastic diseases

V. Rational antibiotic-therapy

W. Stelmach, J. Matych, O. Pietraszun, K. Siewierska, I. Ciebiada, E. Korczak, A. Denys       


Lung involvement in systemic sclerosis (SSc) - analysis of spirometry results

K. Kowal, O. Kowal-Bielecka, S. Sierakowski, A. Bodzenta-Łukaszyk


Identical HLA typing in sarcoidosis

Halil Yanardag, Yesari Karter