Z Brzoza

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Affiliation: Medical University
Country: Poland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Possible contribution of chemokine receptor CCR2 and CCR5 polymorphisms in the pathogenesis of chronic spontaneous autoreactive urticaria
    Z Brzoza
    Chair and Clinical Department of Internal Diseases, Allergology and Clinical Immunology, Medical University of Silesia, Katowice, Poland Electronic address
    Allergol Immunopathol (Madr) 42:302-6. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint CTLA-4 polymorphism in the pathogenesis of chronic spontaneous autoreactive urticaria
    Z Brzoza
    Chair and Clinical Department of Internal Diseases, Allergology and Clinical Immunology, Medical University of Silesia, Katowice, Poland Electronic address
    Allergol Immunopathol (Madr) 42:241-4. 2014
  3. ncbi request reprint Lack of association of programmed cell death 1 gene (PDCD1) polymorphisms with susceptibility to chronic urticaria in patients with positive autologous serum skin test
    Z Brzoza
    Clinical Department of Internal Diseases, Allergology and Clinical Immunology, Medical University of Silesia, Katowice, Poland
    J Investig Allergol Clin Immunol 22:432-6. 2012
  4. doi request reprint PTPN22 polymorphism presumably plays a role in the genetic background of chronic spontaneous autoreactive urticaria
    Z Brzoza
    Chair and Clinical Department of Internal Diseases, Allergology and Clinical Immunology, Medical University of Silesia, Ul Ceglana 35, Katowice, Poland
    Dermatology 224:340-5. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Adaptation and initial results of the Polish version of the GA(2)LEN chronic urticaria quality of life questionnaire (CU-Q(2)oL)
    Z Brzoza
    Clinical Department of Internal Diseases, Allergology and Clinical Immunology, Medical University of Silesia, Ul Ceglana 35, 40 952 Katowice, Poland
    J Dermatol Sci 62:36-41. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Decline in dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate observed in chronic urticaria is associated with psychological distress
    Zenon Brzoza
    Clinical Department of Internal Diseases, Allergology and Clinical Immunology in Zabrze, Medical University of Silesia in Katowice, ul 3 Maja 13 15, 41 800 Zabrze, Poland
    Psychosom Med 70:723-8. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Pruritic urticarial papules and plaques of pregnancy
    Zenon Brzoza
    Clinical Department of Internal Diseases, Allergology and Clinical Immunology, Medical University of Silesia, Katowice, ul 3 Maja 13 15, 41 800 Zabrze, Poland
    J Midwifery Womens Health 52:44-8. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Psychological and psychiatric factors related to health-related quality of life after total hip replacement - preliminary report
    Karina Badura-Brzoza
    Chair and Clinical Department of Psychiatry in Tarnowskie Góry, Medical University of Silesia in Katowice, ul Pyskowicka 49, 42 612 Tarnowskie Góry, Poland
    Eur Psychiatry 24:119-24. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint [Sociodemographic data and their influence on anxiety and depression in patients after spine surgery]
    Karina Badura-Brzoza
    Katedry i Oddziału Klinicznego Psychiatrii w Tarnowskich Górach, SAM
    Przegl Lek 62:1380-3. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Anaphylactoid reaction after the use of sodium tetradecyl sulfate: a case report
    Zenon Brzoza
    Department of Internal Diseases, Allergology and Clinical Immunology, Medical University of Silesia, Katowice, Poland
    Angiology 58:644-6. 2007

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Publications22

  1. ncbi request reprint Possible contribution of chemokine receptor CCR2 and CCR5 polymorphisms in the pathogenesis of chronic spontaneous autoreactive urticaria
    Z Brzoza
    Chair and Clinical Department of Internal Diseases, Allergology and Clinical Immunology, Medical University of Silesia, Katowice, Poland Electronic address
    Allergol Immunopathol (Madr) 42:302-6. 2014
    ..Autoimmune mechanisms play a role in the pathophysiology of chronic urticaria. As the genetic background of autoimmunity is well proven, the role of genetics in chronic urticaria is hypothesised...
  2. ncbi request reprint CTLA-4 polymorphism in the pathogenesis of chronic spontaneous autoreactive urticaria
    Z Brzoza
    Chair and Clinical Department of Internal Diseases, Allergology and Clinical Immunology, Medical University of Silesia, Katowice, Poland Electronic address
    Allergol Immunopathol (Madr) 42:241-4. 2014
    ..As the role of CTLA-4 polymorphism in autoimmune thyroid diseases is well proven we speculated on the possible role of this polymorphism in the background of chronic urticaria...
  3. ncbi request reprint Lack of association of programmed cell death 1 gene (PDCD1) polymorphisms with susceptibility to chronic urticaria in patients with positive autologous serum skin test
    Z Brzoza
    Clinical Department of Internal Diseases, Allergology and Clinical Immunology, Medical University of Silesia, Katowice, Poland
    J Investig Allergol Clin Immunol 22:432-6. 2012
    ..One of the factors involved in autoreactive mechanisms is the cell surface receptor programmed death-1 which is encoded by the programmed cell death 1 gene (PDCD1)...
  4. doi request reprint PTPN22 polymorphism presumably plays a role in the genetic background of chronic spontaneous autoreactive urticaria
    Z Brzoza
    Chair and Clinical Department of Internal Diseases, Allergology and Clinical Immunology, Medical University of Silesia, Ul Ceglana 35, Katowice, Poland
    Dermatology 224:340-5. 2012
    ..We decided to evaluate whether additional, non 1858C>T, PTPN22 variants are independent contributors to the risk of CU occurrence in the Polish population...
  5. doi request reprint Adaptation and initial results of the Polish version of the GA(2)LEN chronic urticaria quality of life questionnaire (CU-Q(2)oL)
    Z Brzoza
    Clinical Department of Internal Diseases, Allergology and Clinical Immunology, Medical University of Silesia, Ul Ceglana 35, 40 952 Katowice, Poland
    J Dermatol Sci 62:36-41. 2011
    ..CU-Q(2)oL was initially developed in Italy and consisted of 23 items divided into 6 quality of life dimensions...
  6. doi request reprint Decline in dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate observed in chronic urticaria is associated with psychological distress
    Zenon Brzoza
    Clinical Department of Internal Diseases, Allergology and Clinical Immunology in Zabrze, Medical University of Silesia in Katowice, ul 3 Maja 13 15, 41 800 Zabrze, Poland
    Psychosom Med 70:723-8. 2008
    ..We sought to explore the association of mood disturbances and the sense of coherence (SOC), as psychological distress parameters, and DHEA-S decline in patients suffering from CU...
  7. ncbi request reprint Pruritic urticarial papules and plaques of pregnancy
    Zenon Brzoza
    Clinical Department of Internal Diseases, Allergology and Clinical Immunology, Medical University of Silesia, Katowice, ul 3 Maja 13 15, 41 800 Zabrze, Poland
    J Midwifery Womens Health 52:44-8. 2007
    ..This article reviews the epidemiology, clinical manifestation, etiology, differential diagnosis, and treatment of PUPPP...
  8. ncbi request reprint Psychological and psychiatric factors related to health-related quality of life after total hip replacement - preliminary report
    Karina Badura-Brzoza
    Chair and Clinical Department of Psychiatry in Tarnowskie Góry, Medical University of Silesia in Katowice, ul Pyskowicka 49, 42 612 Tarnowskie Góry, Poland
    Eur Psychiatry 24:119-24. 2009
    ..The authors conduct an investigation concerning the relation between some psychological and psychiatric factors and their influence on health-related quality of life in patients after total hip replacement...
  9. ncbi request reprint [Sociodemographic data and their influence on anxiety and depression in patients after spine surgery]
    Karina Badura-Brzoza
    Katedry i Oddziału Klinicznego Psychiatrii w Tarnowskich Górach, SAM
    Przegl Lek 62:1380-3. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the score of HADS and the correlation with sociodemographic data in patients after spine surgery...
  10. ncbi request reprint Anaphylactoid reaction after the use of sodium tetradecyl sulfate: a case report
    Zenon Brzoza
    Department of Internal Diseases, Allergology and Clinical Immunology, Medical University of Silesia, Katowice, Poland
    Angiology 58:644-6. 2007
    ..Attention is drawn to this adverse event and underlines the necessity for potential hypersensitivity assessment before the drug application...
  11. ncbi request reprint Serum prolactin concentration and its relationship with dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate concentration in chronic urticaria patients with positive and negative response to autologous serum skin test
    Z Brzoza
    Clinical Department of Internal Diseases, Allergology and Clinical Immunology, ul 3 go Maja 13 15, 41 800 Zabrze, Poland
    Allergy 62:566-7. 2007
  12. ncbi request reprint Antioxidant enzyme activity and malondialdehyde concentration in the plasma and erythrocytes of patients with urticaria induced by nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
    A Kasperska-Zajac
    Clinical Department of Internal Diseases, Allergology and Clinical Immunology, Medical University of Silesia, Katowice, Poland
    J Investig Allergol Clin Immunol 18:372-5. 2008
    ..It has been suggested that oxidative stress is a crucial event in some forms of urticaria...
  13. doi request reprint Sex hormones and urticaria
    A Kasperska-Zajac
    Clinical Department of Internal Diseases, Allergology and Clinical Immunology, Medical University of Silesia, Katowice, Poland
    J Dermatol Sci 52:79-86. 2008
    ..This review endeavours to outline what is known about the possible influence of sex hormones in the expression of urticaria...
  14. ncbi request reprint Lower serum concentration of dehydroepiandrosterone sulphate in patients suffering from chronic idiopathic urticaria
    A Kasperska-Zajac
    Clinical Department of Internal Diseases, Allergology and Clinical Immunology, ul 3 go Maja 13 15, 41 800 Zabrze, Poland
    Allergy 61:1489-90. 2006
  15. doi request reprint Blood rheological properties in patients with atopic dermatitis (AD)
    A Kasperska-Zajac
    Clinical Department of Internal Diseases, Allergology and Clinical Immunology, ul 3 go Maja 13 15, 41 800, Zabrze, Poland
    Inflammation 32:242-6. 2009
    ..Only AD patients with severe skin changes showed increased aggregability and decreased deformability of erythrocytes, suggesting that the phenomenon might be related to the disease activity...
  16. ncbi request reprint Serum concentration of dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate and testosterone in women with severe atopic eczema/dermatitis syndrome
    A Kasperska-Zajac
    Clinical Department of Internal Diseases, Allergology and Clinical Immunology, Medical University of Silesia, Katowice, Poland
    J Investig Allergol Clin Immunol 17:160-3. 2007
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  17. doi request reprint Platelet activating factor as a mediator and therapeutic approach in bronchial asthma
    A Kasperska-Zajac
    Chair and Clinical Department of Internal Diseases, Allergology and Clinical Immunology, Medical University of Silesia, Katowice, Poland
    Inflammation 31:112-20. 2008
    ..This review will focus on two main issues: the role of PAF and PAF antagonists in asthma...
  18. ncbi request reprint Side-effects of injective allergen immunotherapy administered to intermittent or persistent allergic rhinitis patients
    B Rogala
    Chair and Clinical Department of Internal Diseases, Allergology and Clinical Immunology, Silesian University School of Medicine, Zabrze, Poland
    Rhinology 45:134-9. 2007
    ..Evaluation of the side-effects of conventional subcutaneous allergen immunotherapy in inhalant allergy...
  19. ncbi request reprint [Sociodemographic factors and their influence on anxiety and depression in patients after limb amputation]
    Karina Badura-Brzoza
    Katedra i Oddział Kliniczny Psychiatrii w Tarnowskich Górach, SAM
    Psychiatr Pol 40:335-45. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the score of HADS and the correlation with sociodemographic factors and personality traits in patients after limb amputation...
  20. ncbi request reprint [Selected aspects relative to somatoform disorders]
    Magdalena Piegza
    Z Katedry i Oddzialu Klinicznego Psychiatrii w Tarnowskich Górach, Slaskiej Akademii Medycznej w Katowicach
    Wiad Lek 58:442-6. 2005
    ..The influence of cultural background, sex and age is discussed. Difficult clinical conditions such as fibromyalgia and Münchhausen syndrome are also considered...
  21. ncbi request reprint [Personality types in patients after vertebral surgery]
    Karina Badura-Brzoza
    Katedra i Oddział Kliniczny Psychiatrii w Tarnowskich Górach, SAM
    Psychiatr Pol 40:347-54. 2006
    ..To compare personality types in patients after vertebral surgery...
  22. ncbi request reprint [Sense of coherence in alcohol dependent males treated in departments of alcohol detoxication and rehabilitation--initial report]
    Magdalena Piegza
    Katedra i Oddział Kliniczny Psychiatrii w Tarnowskich Górach, SAM w Katowicach
    Przegl Lek 62:1390-2. 2005
    ..SOC level was significantly higher in the group of men without psychosocial consequences of alcohol dependence...