Ewa Izycka-Swieszewska

Summary

Affiliation: Medical University
Country: Poland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Cancer metastases to meningioma: apropos two cases
    Ewa Izycka-Swieszewska
    Ewa Iżycka Świeszewska, MD, PhD, Department of Pathology and Neuropathology, Medical University of Gdansk, Nowe Ogrody 1 6, 80 803 Gdansk, E mail
    Folia Neuropathol 51:340-6. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Peripheral primitive neuroectodermal tumor within the spinal epidural space
    E Izycka-Swieszewska
    Department of Pathology, Medical University of Gdansk, Poland
    Neuropathology 21:218-21. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Clinicopathological considerations on angiogenic potential in neuroblastoma Schwannian stroma - poor tumours
    Ewa Izycka-Swieszewska
    Department of Pathomorphology, Medical University of Gdansk, Gdansk, Poland
    Folia Neuropathol 45:1-8. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Prognostic significance of HER2 expression in neuroblastic tumors
    Ewa Izycka-Swieszewska
    Department of Pathomorphology, Medical University of Gdansk, Gdansk, Poland
    Mod Pathol 23:1261-8. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Papillary glioneuronal tumour of the precentral gyrus
    Ewa Izycka-Swieszewska
    Deprtment of Pathomorphology, Medical University of Gdansk, Poland
    Folia Neuropathol 46:158-63. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Analysis of PI3K/AKT/mTOR signalling pathway in high risk neuroblastic tumours
    Ewa Izycka-Swieszewska
    Department of Pathomorphology, Medical University of Gdansk
    Pol J Pathol 61:192-8. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint EGFR, PIK3CA and PTEN gene status and their protein product expression in neuroblastic tumours
    Ewa Izycka-Swieszewska
    Department of Pathomorphology, Medical University of Gdansk, 7 Debinki St, Gdansk, Poland
    Folia Neuropathol 48:238-45. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Short history of the autopsy. Part I. From prehistory to the middle of the 16th century
    Jacek Gulczynski
    Department of Pathomorphology, Medical University of Gdansk, ul Debinki 7, 80 211 Gdansk
    Pol J Pathol 60:109-14. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Expression and significance of HER family receptors in neuroblastic tumors
    Ewa Izycka-Swieszewska
    Department of Pathomorphology, Medical University of Gdansk, ul Debinki 7, 80 211 Gdansk, Poland
    Clin Exp Metastasis 28:271-82. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Cerebellopontine angle tumours: radiologic-pathologic correlation and diagnostic difficulties
    Ewa Izycka-Swieszewska
    Department of Pathomorphology, Medical University of Gdansk, 7 Debinki St, 80 211 Gdansk, Poland
    Folia Neuropathol 44:274-81. 2006

Detail Information

Publications46

  1. ncbi request reprint Cancer metastases to meningioma: apropos two cases
    Ewa Izycka-Swieszewska
    Ewa Iżycka Świeszewska, MD, PhD, Department of Pathology and Neuropathology, Medical University of Gdansk, Nowe Ogrody 1 6, 80 803 Gdansk, E mail
    Folia Neuropathol 51:340-6. 2013
    ..TTTM can cause postoperative complications. Our cases prove the importance of the careful sampling of tumours and necessity of immunohistochemistry in differential diagnosis between meningioma subtypes and metastatic focus. ..
  2. ncbi request reprint Peripheral primitive neuroectodermal tumor within the spinal epidural space
    E Izycka-Swieszewska
    Department of Pathology, Medical University of Gdansk, Poland
    Neuropathology 21:218-21. 2001
    ..The present case emphasizes the usefulness of FISH in differential diagnosis of tumors, especially when only routinely fixed material is available...
  3. ncbi request reprint Clinicopathological considerations on angiogenic potential in neuroblastoma Schwannian stroma - poor tumours
    Ewa Izycka-Swieszewska
    Department of Pathomorphology, Medical University of Gdansk, Gdansk, Poland
    Folia Neuropathol 45:1-8. 2007
    ..This points toward heterogeneity of NB tumours in vascular aspects, possibly affecting tumours' reactivity to antiangiogenic therapy...
  4. doi request reprint Prognostic significance of HER2 expression in neuroblastic tumors
    Ewa Izycka-Swieszewska
    Department of Pathomorphology, Medical University of Gdansk, Gdansk, Poland
    Mod Pathol 23:1261-8. 2010
    ..HER2 positivity seems to have a positive prognostic significance. HER2 expression with a variable pattern is a marker of the stage of neuroblastic cells differentiation...
  5. ncbi request reprint Papillary glioneuronal tumour of the precentral gyrus
    Ewa Izycka-Swieszewska
    Deprtment of Pathomorphology, Medical University of Gdansk, Poland
    Folia Neuropathol 46:158-63. 2008
    ..The neoplasm was consistent with a papillary glioneuronal tumour - one of the new entities in the last WHO CNS tumour classification...
  6. ncbi request reprint Analysis of PI3K/AKT/mTOR signalling pathway in high risk neuroblastic tumours
    Ewa Izycka-Swieszewska
    Department of Pathomorphology, Medical University of Gdansk
    Pol J Pathol 61:192-8. 2010
    ..PI3K/AKT/mTOR signalling pathway activation is a common event in high-risk NB and it seems that this group of patients may benefit from targeted therapy with kinase inhibitors...
  7. ncbi request reprint EGFR, PIK3CA and PTEN gene status and their protein product expression in neuroblastic tumours
    Ewa Izycka-Swieszewska
    Department of Pathomorphology, Medical University of Gdansk, 7 Debinki St, Gdansk, Poland
    Folia Neuropathol 48:238-45. 2010
    ..Both newly detected mutations in exon 5 of PIK3CA occurred in very low risk neuroblastic tumours in infants. EGFR, PI3Kp110 and PTEN expression is a common feature of NB...
  8. ncbi request reprint Short history of the autopsy. Part I. From prehistory to the middle of the 16th century
    Jacek Gulczynski
    Department of Pathomorphology, Medical University of Gdansk, ul Debinki 7, 80 211 Gdansk
    Pol J Pathol 60:109-14. 2009
    ..Later on physicians were learning how to draw conclusions from autopsy results including malformations, pathologies, diseases, causes of death in order to try to put right diagnoses...
  9. doi request reprint Expression and significance of HER family receptors in neuroblastic tumors
    Ewa Izycka-Swieszewska
    Department of Pathomorphology, Medical University of Gdansk, ul Debinki 7, 80 211 Gdansk, Poland
    Clin Exp Metastasis 28:271-82. 2011
    ..Our study showed that the role of HER family members in NT biology is interrelated and complex but their expression level may present a novel prognostic factor for NT patients outcome...
  10. ncbi request reprint Cerebellopontine angle tumours: radiologic-pathologic correlation and diagnostic difficulties
    Ewa Izycka-Swieszewska
    Department of Pathomorphology, Medical University of Gdansk, 7 Debinki St, 80 211 Gdansk, Poland
    Folia Neuropathol 44:274-81. 2006
    ..Sharp tumour-pyramis angle and intracanalicular fraction are not exclusive features of schwannomas. Tumours in stage IV are the most heterogeneous and diagnostically difficult group...
  11. ncbi request reprint Angiogenesis in glioblastoma--analysis of intensity and relations to chosen clinical data
    Ewa Izycka-Swieszewska
    Department of Pathology, Medical University of Gdansk, Poland
    Folia Neuropathol 41:15-21. 2003
    ..This observation may suggest the diversity of GB angiogenic potential depending on patients' age...
  12. ncbi request reprint Epithelioid malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor involving maxillary sinus
    Ewa Izycka-Swieszewska
    Department of Pathology, Medical University of Gdansk, Debinki 7 str, 80 211 Gdansk, Poland
    Neuropathology 25:341-5. 2005
    ..An appropriate immunohistochemical panel was essential for the final diagnosis of this epithelioid malignant tumor, with the location rather unusual for MPNST...
  13. ncbi request reprint Primitive neuroectodermal tumor in the cerebellopontine angle with isochromosome 17q presenting as meningioma in a woman 26 years of age
    E Izycka-Swieszewska
    Department of Pathology, Medical University of Gdansk, Poland
    Clin Neuropathol 22:66-70. 2003
    ..The clinical features together with histological, immunohistochemical, and characteristic molecular alteration allowed classification of the presented case...
  14. ncbi request reprint Heterogeneity of extraparenchymal primitive neuroectodermal tumors within the craniospinal axis
    E Izycka-Swieszewska
    Department of Pathology, Medical University, Gdansk
    Folia Histochem Cytobiol 42:229-34. 2004
    ..These PNETs can be of a central or peripheral type. Multidisciplinary approach is of a basic importance in differential diagnosis of such cases...
  15. pmc The role of MR imaging in detection of hepatic iron overload in patients with cirrhosis of different origins
    Edyta Szurowska
    Department of Radiology, Medical University of Gdansk, Debinki 7, 80 211 Gdansk, Poland
    BMC Gastroenterol 10:13. 2010
    ..The purpose of the study was to evaluate usefulness of MR imaging in the detection of hepatic iron overload in patients with cirrhosis of different origins...
  16. ncbi request reprint Sarcomas in children with neurofibromatosis type 1-poor prognosis despite aggressive combined therapy in four patients treated in a single oncological institution
    Ewa Bien
    Department of Paediatrics, Haematology, Oncology and Endocrinology, Medical University, 7 Debinki Street, 80 211 Gdansk, Poland
    Childs Nerv Syst 23:1147-53. 2007
    ..Patients with neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) are predisposed to developing soft tissue sarcomas (STS)...
  17. ncbi request reprint [Solid tumours of the vertebral column and spinal cord in children. Reasons and consequences of diagnostic delay]
    Elzbieta Drozynska
    Klinika Pediatrii, Hematologii, Onkologii i Endokrynologii, Akademia Medyczna, Debinki 7, 80 211 Gdansk, Poland
    Med Wieku Rozwoj 8:183-91. 2004
    ..Such localisation of neoplastic disease creates problems, connected with the risk of irreversible damage of neurological functions. It is essential to make a proper diagnosis very early...
  18. ncbi request reprint Iron overload and HFE gene mutations in Polish patients with liver cirrhosis
    Katarzyna Sikorska
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Medical University of Gdansk, ul Smoluchowskiego 18, 80 218 Gdansk, Poland
    Hepatobiliary Pancreat Dis Int 10:270-5. 2011
    ..This study was designed to determine the prevalence of iron overload in relation to HFE gene mutations among Polish patients with liver cirrhosis...
  19. ncbi request reprint [Therapeutic difficulties in soft tissue sarcoma occurring in children with neurofibromatosis type 1 - own observations]
    Ewa Bien
    Klinika Pediatrii, Hematologii, Onkologii i Endokrynologii, Akademia Medyczna, ul Debinki 7, Gdańsku, Poland
    Med Wieku Rozwoj 12:477-84. 2008
    ..All patients received protocols for soft STS: CWS-91, 96 and 2002. The paper presents the clinical symptomatology, the course and outcome in children with NF1 affected with STS...
  20. ncbi request reprint [Analysis of microvascular density and the expression of vascular-endothelial growth factor (VEGF) and its membrane receptor Flk-1 in neuroblastoma]
    Elzbieta Drozynska
    Klinika Pediatrii, Hematologii, Onkologii i Endokrynologii, Akademia Medyczna, ul Debinki 7, 80 211 Gdansk, Poland
    Med Wieku Rozwoj 10:745-55. 2006
    ..To assess selected angiogenic markers; microvascular density and the expression of VEGF and Flk-1 in relation to clinical features and morphologic types of neuroblastoma...
  21. ncbi request reprint Brain metastases in paediatric patients: characteristics of a patient series and review of the literature
    Joanna Stefanowicz
    Department of Paediatrics, Haematology, Oncology and Endocrinology, Medical University of Gdansk, Poland
    Folia Neuropathol 49:271-81. 2011
    ..The autopsy examination can still be helpful in the final diagnosis of certain cases with atypical clinical presentations...
  22. ncbi request reprint [Malignant vascular tumours in children -- report from the Polish Pediatric Rare Tumors Study]
    Ewa Bien
    Klinika Pediatrii, Hematologii, Onkologii i Endokrynologii, Akademia Medyczna, Debinki 7, 80 211 Gdansk, Poland
    Med Wieku Rozwoj 8:145-58. 2004
    ..Malignant vascular tumours represent a rare group of neoplasms, usually treated according to protocols for soft tissue sarcomas...
  23. ncbi request reprint [Initial results of the treatment of six patients with high risk neuroblastoma in the years 2002--2006]
    Elzbieta Drozynska
    Klinika Pediatrii, Hematologii, Onkologii i Endokrynologii, Akademia Medyczna, ul Debinki 7, 80 211 Gdansk, Poland
    Med Wieku Rozwoj 11:325-30. 2007
    ..Aim of the study was the evaluation of treatment results after using new methods of therapy...
  24. doi request reprint Factors predicting survival in childhood malignant and intermediate vascular tumors : retrospective analysis of the Polish and German cooperative paediatric soft tissue sarcoma study groups and review of the literature
    Ewa Bien
    Department of Paediatrics, Medical University of Gdansk, Gdansk, Poland
    Ann Surg Oncol 17:1878-89. 2010
    ..The rarity of malignant and intermediate vascular tumors in children means that little is known about their clinical course, optimal treatment, and variables predicting survival...
  25. pmc c.1810C>T polymorphism of NTRK1 gene is associated with reduced survival in neuroblastoma patients
    Beata S Lipska
    Department of Biology and Genetics, Medical University of Gdansk, Debinki 1, 80 211 Gdansk, Poland
    BMC Cancer 9:436. 2009
    ..Therefore, the entire coding sequence of NTRK1 gene has been analysed in order to identify mutations and/or polymorphisms which may alter TrkA receptor expression...
  26. doi request reprint Deregulated systemic IL-10/IL-12 balance in advanced and poor prognosis paediatric soft tissue sarcomas
    Ewa Bien
    Department of Paediatrics, Haematology, Oncology and Endocrinology, Medical University of Gdansk, Gdansk, Poland
    Biomarkers 18:204-15. 2013
    ..The roles of interleukin 10 (IL-10) and IL-12 in regulation of cancer growth and Th1/Th2 immune responses towards cancer are unclear...
  27. ncbi request reprint Neuroblastoma and opsoclonus-myoclonus-ataxia syndrome--clinical and pathological characteristics
    Joanna Stefanowicz
    Department of Paediatrics, Haematology, Oncology and Endocrinology, Medical University of Gdansk, Poland
    Folia Neuropathol 46:176-85. 2008
    ..Opsoclonus-myoclonus-ataxia (OMA) syndrome is the most common paraneoplastic neurological syndrome in childhood...
  28. ncbi request reprint [Neurofibromatosis type 1 in children. Experiences of the Gdansk Paediatric Oncohaematology Centre. Preliminary results]
    Danuta Sierota
    Klinika Pediatrii, Hematologii, Onkologii i Endokrynologii, Akademia Medyczna, ul Debinki 7, 80 211 Gdansk, Poland
    Med Wieku Rozwoj 11:307-12. 2007
    ..The aim of the study was assessment of the most frequent symptoms on the basis of long term observation of children with NF1 and presentation of implemented diagnostic and therapeutic procedures...
  29. ncbi request reprint Serum IL-10 and IL-12 levels reflect the response to chemotherapy but are influenced by G-CSF therapy and sepsis in children with soft tissue sarcomas
    Ewa Bien
    Department of Paediatrics, Haematology and Oncology, Medical University of Gdansk, Gdansk, Poland
    Postepy Hig Med Dosw (Online) 67:517-28. 2013
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint A unique occurrence of a cerebral atypical teratoid/rhabdoid tumor in an infant and a spinal canal primitive neuroectodermal tumor in her father
    Ewa Izycka-Swieszewska
    Department of Pathology, Medical University of Gdansk, Poland
    J Neurooncol 61:219-25. 2003
    ..Thus, our findings emphasize the genetic differences between the two specimens and suggest that the occurrence of these two aggressive tumors of CNS in one family could be coincidental...
  31. pmc Childhood rhabdomyosarcoma metastatic to bone marrow presenting with disseminated intravascular coagulation and acute tumour lysis syndrome: review of the literature apropos of two cases
    Ewa Bien
    Department of Paediatrics, Haematology, Oncology and Endocrinology, Medical University of Gdansk, 80 211 Gdansk, Poland
    Clin Exp Metastasis 27:399-407. 2010
    ..The prognosis in children with RMS metastatic to BM with signs of DIC or ATLS at admission depends on the response to chemotherapy, however generally it is highly disappointing...
  32. ncbi request reprint Predictive value of apparent diffusion coefficient in evaluation of colorectal carcinoma hepatic metastases' response to radiofrequency ablation
    Edyta Szurowska
    2nd Department of Radiology, Medical University of Gdansk, Gdansk, Poland
    J Magn Reson Imaging 38:1027-32. 2013
    ..To establish the apparent diffusion coefficient (ADC) suitability to evaluate the radiofrequency ablation (RFA) outcome in patients with chemotherapy resistant or partially responding colorectal adenocarcinoma liver metastases...
  33. doi request reprint Malignant germ cell tumors associated with Swyer syndrome
    Teresa Stachowicz-Stencel
    Department of Pediatrics, Hematology, Oncology and Endocrinology, Medical University, Gdansk, Poland
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 56:482-3. 2011
    ..We present a case of 14-year-old female with 46, XY karyotype with choriocarcinoma in one gonad and dysgerminoma in the second one...
  34. ncbi request reprint Microvascular density in chronic pancreatitis and pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma
    Robert Rzepko
    Department of Pathomorphology, Medical University, Gdansk, Poland
    Folia Histochem Cytobiol 41:237-9. 2003
    ..The obtained results suggest that the development of vascular network accompanying chronic pancreatitis is more effective in some parts of pancreas compared to angiogenic intensity in pancreatic adenocarcinoma...
  35. doi request reprint Retrospective multi-institutional study on hemangiopericytoma in Polish children
    Ewa Bien
    Department of Pediatrics, Hematology, Oncology and Endocrinology, Medical University of Gdansk, Poland
    Pediatr Int 51:19-24. 2009
    ..Pediatric hemangiopericytoma (HPC) is an extremely rare vascular tumor with little data available on its clinical course and management...
  36. doi request reprint Expression of tumor necrosis factor-α, interleukin-1α, interleukin-6 and interleukin-10 in chronic otitis media with bone osteolysis
    Jerzy Kuczkowski
    Department of Otolaryngology, Medical University of Gdansk, Gdansk, Poland
    ORL J Otorhinolaryngol Relat Spec 73:93-9. 2011
    ....
  37. doi request reprint Perianal fistulas in Crohn's disease: MRI diagnosis and surgical planning: MRI in fistulazing perianal Crohn's disease
    Edyta Szurowska
    Department of Radiology Medical, University of Gdansk, Debinki St 7, 80 211, Gdansk, Poland
    Abdom Imaging 32:705-18. 2007
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Malignant germ cell tumors associated with Swyer syndrome
    Teresa Stachowicz-Stencel
    Department of Pediatrics, Hematology, Oncology and Endocrinology, Medical University, Gdansk, Poland
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 56:482-3. 2011
    ..We present a case of 14-year-old female with 46, XY karyotype with choriocarcinoma in one gonad and dysgerminoma in the second one. Pediatr Blood Cancer 2011;56:482-483. © 2010 Wiley-Liss, Inc...
  39. doi request reprint Expression of the receptor activator for nuclear factor-κB ligand and osteoprotegerin in chronic otitis media
    Jerzy Kuczkowski
    Department of Otolaryngology, Medical University of Gdansk, Debinki 7, Poland
    Am J Otolaryngol 31:404-9. 2010
    ..The receptor activator for nuclear factor-κB ligand (RANKL) and osteoprotegerin (OPG) are the key factors controlling the osteoclast and osteoblast action in the bone...
  40. ncbi request reprint Analysis of the prognostic significance of selected morphological and immunohistochemical markers in ependymomas, with literature review
    Antoni Zawrocki
    Department of Pathomorphology, Medical University of Gdansk, Poland
    Folia Neuropathol 49:94-102. 2011
    ..We analysed the histological and immunohistochemical features of these tumours (Ki-67, cyclin D1, EGFR, hTERT, Olig2) and correlated them with the clinical outcome...
  41. ncbi request reprint Localisation of focal liver lesions to specific hepatic segments--comparison of multiphase spiral CT and MR imaging
    Barbara Bobek-Billewicz
    Department of Radiology, Medical University of Gdansk, Poland
    Folia Morphol (Warsz) 61:291-7. 2002
    ..MRI and CT were helpful preoperative tools for determining the segmental location of focal liver lesions and for planning the surgical approach...
  42. pmc Is hepatotropic contrast enhanced MR a more effective method in differential diagnosis of hemangioma than multi-phase CT and unenhanced MR?
    Edyta Szurowska
    Department of Radiology, Medical University of Gdansk, Debinki 7, 80 211 Gdansk, Poland
    BMC Gastroenterol 11:43. 2011
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint The role of iron overload and HFE gene mutations in the era of pegylated interferon and ribavirin treatment of chronic hepatitis C
    Katarzyna Sikorska
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Medical University of Gdansk, Smoluchowskiego 18 Str, 80 214 Gdansk, Poland
    Med Sci Monit 16:CR137-143. 2010
    ....
  44. pmc Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex and mycobacterial heat shock proteins in lymph node tissue from patients with pulmonary sarcoidosis
    Anna Dubaniewicz
    Department of Pathophysiology, Medical University of Gdansk, Debinki 7 str, 80 211 Gdansk, Poland
    J Clin Microbiol 44:3448-51. 2006
    ..hsp16(Mtb) occurs in the early stage of SA, whereas hsp70(Mtb) occurs in stage II of SA. hsp65(Mtb) is highly expressed in the capillary vessels in lymph node tissues in patients with SA...
  45. ncbi request reprint [Second neoplasms in children with solid tumours in the years 1992-2007. Experiences of Gdańsk medical academy]
    Joanna Stefanowicz
    Klinika Pediatrii, Hematologii, Onkologii i Endokrynologii Akademia Medyczna w Gdańsku, ul M Curie Skłodowskiej 3a, Gdansk, Poland
    Med Wieku Rozwoj 12:1141-7. 2008
    ..The aim of the study was to assess the frequency of a second neoplasm and its clinical course in children treated in Gdańsk in the years 1992-2007...
  46. ncbi request reprint Zygomatic abscess with temporal myositis - a rare extracranial complication of acute otitis media
    Jerzy Kuczkowski
    Department of Otolaryngology, Medical University of Gdansk, Poland ul Debinki 7, Building 16, 80 211 Gdansk, Poland
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 69:555-9. 2005
    ..After half a year of follow-up the child had a normal hearing. Severe complications of AOM are rare today. An early diagnosis in order to promote adequate management and prevent inherently suppurative complications is essential...