Mieczysław Litwin

Summary

Affiliation: The Children's Memorial Health Institute
Country: Poland

Publications

  1. pmc Metabolic syndrome in children with chronic kidney disease and after renal transplantation
    Mieczysław Litwin
    Department of Nephrology and Arterial Hypertension, The Children s Memorial Health Institute, Warsaw, Poland
    Pediatr Nephrol 29:203-16. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Blood pressure rhythmicity and visceral fat in children with hypertension
    Anna Niemirska
    Department of Nephrology, Kidney Transplantation, and Arterial Hypertension, The Children s Memorial Health Institute, Warsaw, Poland
    Hypertension 62:782-8. 2013
  3. pmc Primary hypertension in children and adolescents is an immuno-metabolic disease with hemodynamic consequences
    Mieczysław Litwin
    Department of Nephrology and Arterial Hypertension, The Children s Memorial Health Institute, Warsaw, Poland
    Curr Hypertens Rep 15:331-9. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Altered genes profile of renin-angiotensin system, immune system, and adipokines receptors in leukocytes of children with primary hypertension
    Mieczysław Litwin
    Department of Nephrology and Arterial Hypertension, The Children s Memorial Health Institute, Al Dzieci Polskich 20, Warsaw 04 730, Poland
    Hypertension 61:431-6. 2013
  5. pmc Regression of target organ damage in children and adolescents with primary hypertension
    Mieczyslaw Litwin
    Department of Research, The Children s Memorial Health Institute, Warsaw, 04 730, Poland
    Pediatr Nephrol 25:2489-99. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Inflammatory activation in children with primary hypertension
    Mieczyslaw Litwin
    Department of Research, The Children s Memorial Health Institute, Warsaw, Poland
    Pediatr Nephrol 25:1711-8. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Altered cardiovascular rhythmicity in children with white coat and ambulatory hypertension
    Mieczysław Litwin
    The Children s Memorial Health Institute, 04 730 Warsaw, Poland
    Pediatr Res 67:419-23. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Intima-media thickness measurements in children with cardiovascular risk factors
    Mieczysław Litwin
    Department of Research, The Children s Memorial Health Institute, Warsaw, Poland
    Pediatr Nephrol 24:707-19. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Evolution of large-vessel arteriopathy in paediatric patients with chronic kidney disease
    Mieczyslaw Litwin
    Department of Nephrology, The Children s Memorial Health Institute, Al Dzieci Polskich 20, 04 730 Warsaw, Poland
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 23:2552-7. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Different BMI cardiovascular risk thresholds as markers of organ damage and metabolic syndrome in primary hypertension
    Mieczysław Litwin
    Department of Research, The Children s Memorial Health Institute, Aleja Dzieci Polskich 20, Warsaw, Poland
    Pediatr Nephrol 23:787-96. 2008

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Publications28

  1. pmc Metabolic syndrome in children with chronic kidney disease and after renal transplantation
    Mieczysław Litwin
    Department of Nephrology and Arterial Hypertension, The Children s Memorial Health Institute, Warsaw, Poland
    Pediatr Nephrol 29:203-16. 2014
    ..Thus, the best prevention and treatment of MS is physical activity and maintenance of proper relationship between lean and fat mass. ..
  2. doi request reprint Blood pressure rhythmicity and visceral fat in children with hypertension
    Anna Niemirska
    Department of Nephrology, Kidney Transplantation, and Arterial Hypertension, The Children s Memorial Health Institute, Warsaw, Poland
    Hypertension 62:782-8. 2013
    ..The correlation between changes in cardiovascular rhythmicity and visceral obesity may indicate that the visceral fat plays an important role in the sympathetic activity of adolescents with hypertension. ..
  3. pmc Primary hypertension in children and adolescents is an immuno-metabolic disease with hemodynamic consequences
    Mieczysław Litwin
    Department of Nephrology and Arterial Hypertension, The Children s Memorial Health Institute, Warsaw, Poland
    Curr Hypertens Rep 15:331-9. 2013
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  4. doi request reprint Altered genes profile of renin-angiotensin system, immune system, and adipokines receptors in leukocytes of children with primary hypertension
    Mieczysław Litwin
    Department of Nephrology and Arterial Hypertension, The Children s Memorial Health Institute, Al Dzieci Polskich 20, Warsaw 04 730, Poland
    Hypertension 61:431-6. 2013
    ..Nonpharmacological treatment resulted in downregulation of genes involved in renin-angiotensin activation and those engaged in leukocyte responses to adipokines...
  5. pmc Regression of target organ damage in children and adolescents with primary hypertension
    Mieczyslaw Litwin
    Department of Research, The Children s Memorial Health Institute, Warsaw, 04 730, Poland
    Pediatr Nephrol 25:2489-99. 2010
    ..137, β = 0.412, p = 0.03). Standard antihypertensive treatment lowered BP and led to regression of TOD in hypertensive children. Lean body mass increase and decrease in abdominal obesity correlated with TOD regression...
  6. doi request reprint Inflammatory activation in children with primary hypertension
    Mieczyslaw Litwin
    Department of Research, The Children s Memorial Health Institute, Warsaw, Poland
    Pediatr Nephrol 25:1711-8. 2010
    ..Lack of correlation between CRP and chemokines suggests that vascular inflammation in PH precedes the systemic inflammatory changes...
  7. doi request reprint Altered cardiovascular rhythmicity in children with white coat and ambulatory hypertension
    Mieczysław Litwin
    The Children s Memorial Health Institute, 04 730 Warsaw, Poland
    Pediatr Res 67:419-23. 2010
    ..Abnormalities in patients with WCH are intermediate between healthy children and patients with ambulatory hypertension...
  8. doi request reprint Intima-media thickness measurements in children with cardiovascular risk factors
    Mieczysław Litwin
    Department of Research, The Children s Memorial Health Institute, Warsaw, Poland
    Pediatr Nephrol 24:707-19. 2009
    ..However, IMT measurements in children and adolescents should be standardized to avoid bias caused by the use of different measurement methods...
  9. doi request reprint Evolution of large-vessel arteriopathy in paediatric patients with chronic kidney disease
    Mieczyslaw Litwin
    Department of Nephrology, The Children s Memorial Health Institute, Al Dzieci Polskich 20, 04 730 Warsaw, Poland
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 23:2552-7. 2008
    ..This observational study was designed to verify the hypothesis that the treatment modality significantly affects the evolution of CKD-associated arteriopathy...
  10. doi request reprint Different BMI cardiovascular risk thresholds as markers of organ damage and metabolic syndrome in primary hypertension
    Mieczysław Litwin
    Department of Research, The Children s Memorial Health Institute, Aleja Dzieci Polskich 20, Warsaw, Poland
    Pediatr Nephrol 23:787-96. 2008
    ..We concluded that BMIcv is more sensitive for diagnosing the presence of LVH and that the cut-off value of the 85th pc of BMI is more sensitive for predicting presence of MS in children with PH...
  11. ncbi request reprint Add-on therapy with angiotensin II receptor 1 blocker in children with chronic kidney disease already treated with angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors
    Mieczysław Litwin
    Department of Nephrology, Kidney Transplantation and Arterial Hypertension, The Children s Memorial Health Institute, Aleja Dzieci Polskich 20, 04736, Warsaw, Poland
    Pediatr Nephrol 21:1716-22. 2006
    ..In conclusion, add-on renoprotection with AT1B added to ACEi is safe and significantly improves the renoprotective effects of ACEi treatment in children with progressive nephropathies, including patients with advanced CKD...
  12. ncbi request reprint Left ventricular hypertrophy and arterial wall thickening in children with essential hypertension
    Mieczysław Litwin
    Department of Nephrology, Division of Nephrology and Arterial Hypertension, The Children s Memorial Health Institute, Al Dzieci Polskich 20, 04 730 Warsaw, Poland
    Pediatr Nephrol 21:811-9. 2006
    ..Our aim was to determine the prevalence of left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH) and increased intima-media thickness (IMT) in Caucasian children with newly diagnosed, untreated essential hypertension (EH)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Distribution of body mass index categories among Polish children and adolescents from rural and urban areas
    Beata Gurzkowska
    The Children s Memorial Health Institute, Public Health Division, Warszawa
    Med Wieku Rozwoj 15:250-7. 2011
    ..To demonstrate differences in nutritional status of school-aged children and adolescents depending on school localization (urban/rural), school level (elementary/middle) and gender...
  14. ncbi request reprint Metabolic abnormalities, insulin resistance, and metabolic syndrome in children with primary hypertension
    Mieczysław Litwin
    Department of Nephrology, Kidney Transplantation, and Arterial Hypertension, Children s Memorial Health Institute, Warsaw, Poland
    Am J Hypertens 20:875-82. 2007
    ..We sought to describe the prevalence of metabolic abnormalities and of metabolic syndrome (MS) and its relationship to target-organ damage in children with primary hypertension (PH)...
  15. pmc Oxidative stress in hypertensive children before and after 1 year of antihypertensive therapy
    Joanna Sladowska-Kozłowska
    Department of Nephrology and Arterial Hypertension, The Children s Memorial Health Institute, Warsaw, Poland
    Pediatr Nephrol 27:1943-51. 2012
    ..The relation between primary hypertension (PH), target organ damage (TOD) and oxidative stress (SOX) is not known...
  16. ncbi request reprint Intima-media thickness and arterial elasticity in hypertensive children: controlled study
    Mieczysław Litwin
    Department of Nephrology and Kidney Transplantation, The Children s Memorial Health Institute, Aleja Dzieci Polskich 20, 04 736 Warsaw, Poland
    Pediatr Nephrol 19:767-74. 2004
    ..Pulse pressure and biochemical risk factors for cardiovascular damage were predictors of vessel wall injury, even if it remained within the normal range. BMI is an important factor influencing IMT values...
  17. pmc Change in left ventricular geometry during antihypertensive treatment in children with primary hypertension
    Joanna Sladowska-Kozłowska
    Department of Nephrology and Arterial Hypertension, The Children s Memorial Health Institute, Warsaw, Poland
    Pediatr Nephrol 26:2201-9. 2011
    ..Decrease of abdominal obesity and insulin resistance are the most important predictors of normalization of LV geometry, however CH has lower potential to normalize LV geometry...
  18. pmc Polish 2012 growth references for preschool children
    Zbigniew Kułaga
    Public Health Department, Children s Memorial Health Institute, Al Dzieci Polskich 20, 04 730 Warsaw, Poland
    Eur J Pediatr 172:753-61. 2013
    ..The number of children in the sample with height-for-age below -2 SD was significantly lower than expected and number of children with height-for-age above +2 SD was significantly higher than expected...
  19. pmc Population-based centile curves for triceps, subscapular, and abdominal skinfold thicknesses in Polish children and adolescents--the OLAF study
    Maciej Jaworski
    Department of Biochemistry and Experimental Medicine, The Children s Memorial Health Institute, Warsaw, Poland
    Eur J Pediatr 171:1215-21. 2012
    ..Reported skinfold centiles are higher compared to previously established for Warsaw children and very close to the actual US data...
  20. doi request reprint The relationship between selected socioeconomic factors and basic anthropometric parameters of school-aged children and adolescents in Poland
    Beata Gurzkowska
    Public Health Division, The Children s Memorial Health Institute, Al Dzieci Polskich 20, 04 730, Warsaw, Poland
    Eur J Pediatr 173:45-52. 2014
    ..Conclusion: The social position associated with parents' education, better environment, and SES correlate with body height and weight of a child. However, it is associated with higher risk of overweight and abdominal obesity. ..
  21. ncbi request reprint Regional differences in the prevalence of overweight, obesity and underweight among polish children and adolescents
    Aneta Grajda
    Public Health Division, The Children s Memorial Health Institute, Warsaw
    Med Wieku Rozwoj 15:258-65. 2011
    ..The aim of the study was to compare the prevalence of overweight, obesity, and underweight in children and adolescents from different provinces in Poland...
  22. ncbi request reprint Oscillometric blood pressure percentiles for Polish normal-weight school-aged children and adolescents
    Zbigniew Kułaga
    Public Health Division, The Children s Memorial Health Institute, AL, Poland
    J Hypertens 30:1942-54. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to construct blood pressure (BP) references with the use of a validated oscillometric device for normal-weight, school-aged children and adolescents and to study BP predictors...
  23. pmc Polish 2010 growth references for school-aged children and adolescents
    Zbigniew Kułaga
    The Children s Memorial Health Institute, Al Dzieci Polskich 20, 04 730 Warsaw, Poland
    Eur J Pediatr 170:599-609. 2011
    ..Changes in the body size of children and adolescents over the last three decades suggest an influence of the changing economical situation on anthropometric indices...
  24. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for renal failure in children with non-glomerular nephropathies
    Mieczysław Litwin
    Department of Nephrology and Kidney Transplantation, The Children s Memorial Health Institute, Al Dzieci Polskich 20, 04 736 Warsaw, Poland
    Pediatr Nephrol 19:178-86. 2004
    ..Renoprotective therapy is related to significant slowing of CRF progression, but the risk factors for resistance to therapy include persistent proteinuria and somatic growth...
  25. ncbi request reprint [Target organ damage in children with newly diagnosed and untreated essential hypertension]
    Jolanta Antoniewicz
    Klinika Nefrologii, Transplantacji Nerek i Nadciśnienia Tetniczego, Instytut Pomnik Centrum Zdrowia Dziecka, Warszawa
    Przegl Lek 63:101-6. 2006
    ..PATIENTS (pts): 87 children (22 girls and 65 boys) with EH, age 14.4 +/- 3 (5-18) yrs...
  26. ncbi request reprint Arterial hypertension with brachydactyly in a 15-year-old boy
    Mieczysław Litwin
    Department of Nephrology and Kidney Transplantation, The Children s Memorial Health Institute, Al Dzieci Polskich 20, 04 736, Warsaw, Poland
    Pediatr Nephrol 18:814-9. 2003
    ..It led to further improvement in blood pressure control. To our knowledge, this is the first pediatric description of a sporadic form of autosomal dominant brachydactyly with hypertension with abnormalities of brain and renal arteries...
  27. pmc The height-, weight-, and BMI-for-age of Polish school-aged children and adolescents relative to international and local growth references
    Zbigniew Kulaga
    Public Health Division, The Children s Memorial Health Institute, Warsaw, Poland
    BMC Public Health 10:109. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to assess how well Polish children match with, or diverge from, regional charts and to compare them with international growth references...
  28. ncbi request reprint Tubulointerstitial nephritis with uveitis: clinico-pathological and immunological study
    Mieczysław Litwin
    Department of Nephrology and Kidney Transplantation, The Children s Memorial Health Institute, Warsaw, Poland
    Pediatr Nephrol 17:683-8. 2002
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