Iwona Stelmach

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Affiliation: University of Lodz
Country: Poland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The patents on glucocorticosteroids and selected new therapies for the management of asthma in children: update
    Iwona Stelmach
    Department of Pediatrics and Allergy, N Copernicus Hospital, 62 Pabianicka Street, 93 513, Lodz, Poland
    Recent Pat Inflamm Allergy Drug Discov 8:41-7. 2014
  2. pmc Pediatric asthma caregiver's quality of life questionnaire is a useful tool for monitoring asthma in children
    Iwona Stelmach
    Department of Pediatrics and Allergy, Medical University of Lodz, N Copernicus Hospital, 62 Pabianicka Str, 93 513, Lodz, Poland
    Qual Life Res 21:1639-42. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Comparison of the long-term efficacy of 3- and 5-year house dust mite allergen immunotherapy
    Iwona Stelmach
    Department of Pediatrics and Allergy, Medical University of Lodz, Lodz, Poland
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 109:274-8. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Comparative effect of pre-coseasonal and continuous grass sublingual immunotherapy in children
    I Stelmach
    Department of Pediatrics and Allergy, Medical University of Lodz, N Copernicus Hospital, Poland
    Allergy 67:312-20. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint A randomized, double-blind trial of the effect of anti-asthma treatment on lung function in children with asthma
    Iwona Stelmach
    Department of Pediatrics and Allergy, N Copernicus Hospital, Lodz, Poland
    Pulm Pharmacol Ther 20:691-700. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Effect of different antiasthmatic treatments on exercise-induced bronchoconstriction in children with asthma
    Iwona Stelmach
    Department of Pediatrics and Allergy, Medical University of Lodz, Lodz, Poland
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 121:383-9. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint [Mean number of surgical interventions and number of engaged physicians' in general surgical departments in different health care systems]
    Włodzimierz Stelmach
    Wojewódzki Szpital Specjalistyczny im M Kopernika w Łodzi
    Przegl Lek 64:466-9. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Antileukotriene treatment in children with asthma--new patents
    Stelmach Iwona
    Department of Pediatrics and Allergy, N Copernicus Hospital, Lodz, Poland
    Recent Pat Inflamm Allergy Drug Discov 2:202-11. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Efficacy and safety of high-doses sublingual immunotherapy in ultra-rush scheme in children allergic to grass pollen
    I Stelmach
    Department of Pediatrics and Allergy, N Copernicus Hospital, 62 Pabianicka Street, Lodz, Poland
    Clin Exp Allergy 39:401-8. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Validity of the Pediatric Asthma Quality of Life Questionnaire in Polish children
    Iwona Stelmach
    Department of Pediatrics and Allergy, Medical University of Lodz, Lodz, Poland
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 22:660-6. 2011

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  1. ncbi request reprint The patents on glucocorticosteroids and selected new therapies for the management of asthma in children: update
    Iwona Stelmach
    Department of Pediatrics and Allergy, N Copernicus Hospital, 62 Pabianicka Street, 93 513, Lodz, Poland
    Recent Pat Inflamm Allergy Drug Discov 8:41-7. 2014
    ..This review presents more recent patents for childhood asthma therapies for the management of asthma in children. ..
  2. pmc Pediatric asthma caregiver's quality of life questionnaire is a useful tool for monitoring asthma in children
    Iwona Stelmach
    Department of Pediatrics and Allergy, Medical University of Lodz, N Copernicus Hospital, 62 Pabianicka Str, 93 513, Lodz, Poland
    Qual Life Res 21:1639-42. 2012
    ..We assessed correlation between QOL in parents and QOL in children with asthma as well as clinical parameters of asthma. We determined whether changes in caregiver's QOL scores reflect changes in child's QOL and their asthma control...
  3. doi request reprint Comparison of the long-term efficacy of 3- and 5-year house dust mite allergen immunotherapy
    Iwona Stelmach
    Department of Pediatrics and Allergy, Medical University of Lodz, Lodz, Poland
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 109:274-8. 2012
    ..The recommended duration of specific immunotherapy (SIT) treatment relies on empiric data and is not well documented...
  4. doi request reprint Comparative effect of pre-coseasonal and continuous grass sublingual immunotherapy in children
    I Stelmach
    Department of Pediatrics and Allergy, Medical University of Lodz, N Copernicus Hospital, Poland
    Allergy 67:312-20. 2012
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint A randomized, double-blind trial of the effect of anti-asthma treatment on lung function in children with asthma
    Iwona Stelmach
    Department of Pediatrics and Allergy, N Copernicus Hospital, Lodz, Poland
    Pulm Pharmacol Ther 20:691-700. 2007
    ..The aim of our study was to determine the effects of anti-asthma treatment in children, equally on FEV(1), FEF25-75%, R(int) and SR(aw) values...
  6. ncbi request reprint Effect of different antiasthmatic treatments on exercise-induced bronchoconstriction in children with asthma
    Iwona Stelmach
    Department of Pediatrics and Allergy, Medical University of Lodz, Lodz, Poland
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 121:383-9. 2008
    ..Exercise-induced bronchoconstriction occurs in a large proportion of children with asthma, limiting everyday activities important for their physical and social development...
  7. ncbi request reprint [Mean number of surgical interventions and number of engaged physicians' in general surgical departments in different health care systems]
    Włodzimierz Stelmach
    Wojewódzki Szpital Specjalistyczny im M Kopernika w Łodzi
    Przegl Lek 64:466-9. 2007
    ..We examined some data from surgical departments during health care reform (1998-2004) in two different regions of Poland...
  8. ncbi request reprint Antileukotriene treatment in children with asthma--new patents
    Stelmach Iwona
    Department of Pediatrics and Allergy, N Copernicus Hospital, Lodz, Poland
    Recent Pat Inflamm Allergy Drug Discov 2:202-11. 2008
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Efficacy and safety of high-doses sublingual immunotherapy in ultra-rush scheme in children allergic to grass pollen
    I Stelmach
    Department of Pediatrics and Allergy, N Copernicus Hospital, 62 Pabianicka Street, Lodz, Poland
    Clin Exp Allergy 39:401-8. 2009
    ..Although sublingual immunotherapy (SLIT) has been used with increasing frequency, the data on the efficacy of SLIT in pediatric asthma are limited...
  10. doi request reprint Validity of the Pediatric Asthma Quality of Life Questionnaire in Polish children
    Iwona Stelmach
    Department of Pediatrics and Allergy, Medical University of Lodz, Lodz, Poland
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 22:660-6. 2011
    ..Therefore, the objective of this study was to validate the Polish version of the Pediatric Asthma Quality of Life Questionnaire...
  11. ncbi request reprint Decreased markers of atopy in children with presumed early exposure to allergens, unhygienic conditions, and infections
    Iwona Stelmach
    Department of Pediatrics and Allergy, Medical University of Lodz, Lodz, Poland
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 99:170-7. 2007
    ..Furthermore, there is consistent evidence that the prevalence of atopy increases with higher socioeconomic status. The knowledge about risk factors and preventive factors for atopy needs to be improved...
  12. ncbi request reprint Long-term benefits of inhaled tobramycin in children with cystic fibrosis: first clinical observations from Poland
    Iwona Stelmach
    Department of Pediatrics and Allergy, N Copernicus Hospital, Lodz, Poland
    Respiration 75:178-81. 2008
    ..Respiratory disease is the major cause of mortality in cystic fibrosis (CF) patients and inhaled antibiotic therapy may contribute to the stabilization of lung function...
  13. ncbi request reprint [Serum and sputum eosinophil cationic protein levels and clinical status in cystic fibrosis patients]
    Aleksandra Korzeniewska
    Oddział Kliniczny Interny Dzieciecej i Alergologii III Katedry Pediatrii Wojewódzki Szpital Specjalistyczny im M Kopernika w Łodzi, Poland
    Pneumonol Alergol Pol 74:372-6. 2006
    ..Spirometry, weight and high, and Shwachman-Kulczycki score were measured, and serum and sputum samples were obtained for measurements of the eosinophil cationic protein (ECP)...
  14. doi request reprint Inhaled corticosteroids may have a beneficial effect on bone metabolism in newly diagnosed asthmatic children
    Iwona Stelmach
    Department of Pediatrics and Allergy, Medical University of Lodz, N Copernicus Hospital, 62 Pabianicka Street, 93 513 Lodz, Poland
    Pulm Pharmacol Ther 24:414-20. 2011
    ..The adverse effect of inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) treatment on bone metabolism in children with asthma is still controversial, and a possible beneficial effect of vitamin D added to ICS on bone turnover is uncertain...
  15. ncbi request reprint [Prevalence of atopy and atopic diseases in children living in an orphanage in Lodz area--pilot study]
    Iwona Stelmach
    Uniwersytet Medyczny w Lodzi, Oddział Kliniczny Interny Dzieciecej i Alergologii III Katedry Pediatrii
    Pol Merkur Lekarski 20:531-4. 2006
    ..Over the past three decades there has been an increase in the prevelance of allergic diseases, specially among children...
  16. ncbi request reprint The effect of montelukast and different doses of budesonide on IgE serum levels and clinical parameters in children with newly diagnosed asthma
    Iwona Stelmach
    The M Curie Hospital, Department of Pediatrics and Allergy, Zgierz, Poland
    Pulm Pharmacol Ther 18:374-80. 2005
    ..The present study was conducted to determine the effects of a 6-month treatment with different doses of inhaled budesonide and montelukast sodium in children with newly diagnosed atopic asthma...
  17. ncbi request reprint Effects of montelukast treatment on clinical and inflammatory variables in patients with cystic fibrosis
    Iwona Stelmach
    Department of Pediatrics and Allergy, M Curie Hospital, Zgierz, Poland
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 95:372-80. 2005
    ..In cystic fibrosis (CF), the inflammatory process contributes to progressive lung tissue damage. Cysteinyl leukotrienes have been found in the sputum of patients with CF at high concentrations sufficient to cause potent biological effects...
  18. doi request reprint Effect of specific immunotherapy on serum levels of tumor necrosis factor alpha in asthmatic children
    Joanna Jerzynska
    Department of Pediatrics and Allergy, Medical University of Lodz, Poland
    Allergy Asthma Proc 29:274-9. 2008
    ..Clinical symptoms also improved after 12 months of SIT in children with asthma. In summary, our results showed the variations in serum levels of TNF-alpha during SIT in asthmatic children and confirm anti-inflammatory properties of SIT...
  19. ncbi request reprint Comparative effect of triamcinolone, nedocromil and montelukast on asthma control in children: A randomized pragmatic study
    Iwona Stelmach
    The M Curie Hospital, Department of Pediatrics and Allergy, Zgierz, Poland
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 15:359-64. 2004
    ..The study showed the strongest effect of low-dose inhaled steroids on clinical symptoms, lung function, bronchial hyper-reactivity and eosinophil blood count when compared to other asthma medications...
  20. ncbi request reprint A randomized, double-blind trial of the effect of treatment with formoterol on clinical and inflammatory parameters of asthma in children
    Iwona Stelmach
    Department of Pediatrics and Allergy, M Curie Hospital, Zgierz, Poland
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 89:67-73. 2002
    ..In addition to their bronchodilating effect, long-acting inhaled beta-agonists have recently been shown to have some anti-inflammatory properties...
  21. ncbi request reprint Montelukast treatment may alter the early efficacy of immunotherapy in children with asthma
    Paweł Majak
    Department of Pediatrics and Allergy, Medical University of Lodz, Lodz, Poland
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 125:1220-7. 2010
    ..Allergen-specific immunotherapy (SIT) is the only available potentially curative approach in the management of allergic diseases. Therapies that boost regulatory T cell induction during SIT might further enhance its effectiveness...
  22. doi request reprint Fractional exhaled nitric oxide (FeNO) may predict exercise-induced bronchoconstriction (EIB) in schoolchildren with atopic asthma
    Tomasz Grzelewski
    Department of Pediatrics and Allergy, Medical University of Lodz, N Copernicus Hospital, Lodz, Poland
    Nitric Oxide 27:82-7. 2012
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint The ECP/Eo count ratio in children with asthma
    Iwona Stelmach
    Department of Pediatrics and Allergy, M Curie Hospital, Zgierz, Poland
    J Asthma 41:539-46. 2004
    ..84; 95% CI: 1.02-3.34) a risk of moderate asthma. These data show that the ECP/Eo ratio is a better and more useful marker than ECP or peripheral blood eosinophil count separately in assessing asthma in children...
  24. doi request reprint Measurement of specific airway resistance decreased the risk of delay in asthma diagnosis in children
    Agnieszka Brzozowska
    Department of Pediatrics and Allergy, N Copernicus Hospital, Lodz, Poland
    Allergy Asthma Proc 30:47-54. 2009
    ..Measurement of sR(aw) contributes significantly to asthma diagnosis in children at risk of the delayed asthma diagnosis...
  25. ncbi request reprint Effect of inhaled steroid and montelukast on clinical symptoms in children with newly diagnosed asthma: a pilot study
    Malgorzata Olszowiec-Chlebna
    Department of Pediatrics and Allergy, N Copernicus Hospital, Medical University of Lodz, Lodz, Poland
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 21:e687-90. 2010
    ..Therefore, ICS could be a better choice as initial asthma therapy during maximum allergen exposure...
  26. ncbi request reprint The effect of inhaled heparin on airway responsiveness to histamine and leukotriene D4
    Iwona Stelmach
    Department of Pediatrics and Allergy, M Curie Hospital, 35 Parzeczewska Street, 95 100 Zgierz, Poland
    Allergy Asthma Proc 24:59-65. 2003
    ..Results of our study suggest that inhaled heparin, because of its antiallergic and/or anti-inflammatory properties, modifies airway hyperresponsiveness in children with allergic asthma...
  27. doi request reprint The association between fractional exhaled nitric oxide (FeNO) and cat dander in asthmatic children
    Tomasz Grzelewski
    Department of Pediatrics and Allergy, Medical University of Lodz, N Copernicus Hospital, Lodz, Poland
    Nitric Oxide 25:288-93. 2011
    ..The aim of our study was to assess risk factors of increased FeNO in asthmatic children with no cat at home...
  28. doi request reprint Sexual and reproductive health knowledge in cystic fibrosis female patients and their parents
    Aleksandra Korzeniewska
    Department of Pediatrics and Allergy, Medical University of Lodz, N Copernicus Hospital, Lodz, Poland
    J Sex Med 6:770-6. 2009
    ..The changing outcomes for young cystic fibrosis (CF) patients means that reproductive health issues have become an integral part of CF management...
  29. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of mouse allergen in inner-city homes
    Iwona Stelmach
    M Curie Hospital, Department of Pediatrics and Allergy, Zgierz, Poland
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 13:299-302. 2002
    ..In Polish children, mouse allergen is an important factor of sensitivity and should be recognized in the diagnosis of allergic diseases as well as in allergen-reduction programmes...
  30. ncbi request reprint Transforming growth factor-beta1 and IL-13 response to allergen predict steroid needs in asthmatic children
    Paweł Majak
    Department of Pediatrics and Allergy, Medical University of Lodz, N Copernicus Hospital, 62 Pabianicka Str 93 513 Lodz, Poland
    Pulm Pharmacol Ther 26:290-5. 2013
    ..The remission of asthma, which is induced during specific immunotherapy (SIT) or appears spontaneously in children is not completely understood and predictors of this phenomenon are still undefined...
  31. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic value of lung function parameters and FeNO for asthma in schoolchildren in large, real-life population
    Tomasz Grzelewski
    Department of Pediatrics and Allergy, Medical University of Lodz, N Copernicus Hospital, Lodz, Poland
    Pediatr Pulmonol 49:632-40. 2014
    ..To establish a diagnostic value of fractional exhaled nitric oxide (FeNO), interrupter resistance measurement (Rint), specific resistance of the airways (sRaw), spirometric parameters in asthma diagnosis in schoolchildren...
  32. ncbi request reprint A randomized, double-blind trial of the effect of treatment with montelukast on bronchial hyperresponsiveness and serum eosinophilic cationic protein (ECP), soluble interleukin 2 receptor (sIL-2R), IL-4, and soluble intercellular adhesion molecule 1 (sICA
    Iwona Stelmach
    Department of Pediatrics and Allergy, M Curie Hospital, Zgierz, Poland
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 109:257-63. 2002
    ..Anti-inflammatory properties of leukotriene modifiers and their effect on bronchial hyperresponsiveness have not been studied in children with asthma...
  33. doi request reprint Airway response to exercise measured by area under the expiratory flow-volume curve in children with asthma
    Paweł Majak
    Department of Pediatrics and Allergy, Medical University of Lodz, N Copernicus Hospital, Lodz, Poland
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 111:512-5. 2013
    ..The exercise challenge test is the gold standard for diagnosing exercise-induced bronchoconstriction; however, it produces negative results in many children with postexercise symptoms...
  34. doi request reprint An increasing trend of the delay in asthma diagnosis after the discontinuation of a population-based intervention
    Pawel Majak
    Department of Pediatrics and Allergy, N Copernicus Hospital, Medical University of Lodz, Lodz, Poland
    J Asthma 48:414-8. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was reevaluation of the timelines of all recent asthma diagnoses (N = 500) in children referred to our clinic after the discontinuation of the program, that is, in the time span from 2004 to 2009...
  35. doi request reprint Correlation of vitamin D with Foxp3 induction and steroid-sparing effect of immunotherapy in asthmatic children
    Paweł Majak
    Department of Pediatrics and Allergy, Medical University of Lodz, Lodz, Poland
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 109:329-35. 2012
    ..Vitamin D promotes different toleragenic processes of the immune system; however, its role in allergen specific immunotherapy (SIT) is still undefined...
  36. ncbi request reprint The role of zinc, copper, plasma glutathione peroxidase enzyme, and vitamins in the development of allergic diseases in early childhood: The Polish mother and child cohort study
    Iwona Stelmach
    Department of Pediatrics and Allergy, Medical University of Lodz, Lodz, Poland
    Allergy Asthma Proc 35:227-32. 2014
    ..This study was a part of the clinical trial NCT01861548 registered at ClinicalTrials.gov. ..
  37. ncbi request reprint The patents on glucocorticosteroids and selected new therapies for the management of asthma in children
    Makandjou Ola Eusebio
    Department of Laboratory Diagnostics, Medical University of Lodz, N Barlicki Hospital, Lodz, Poland
    Recent Pat Inflamm Allergy Drug Discov 5:57-65. 2011
    ..This review presents more recent patent therapies for the management of asthma in children...
  38. doi request reprint Exercise-induced bronchoconstriction in asthmatic children: a comparative systematic review of the available treatment options
    Tomasz Grzelewski
    N Copernicus Hospital, Department of Pediatrics and Allergy, Medical University of Lodz, 65 Pabianicka Str, Lodz, Poland
    Drugs 69:1533-53. 2009
    ..Many researchers agree that treatment of EIA in children should always be individualized...
  39. ncbi request reprint Tumor necrosis factor inhibitors in pediatric asthma
    Daniela Gjurow
    Department of Pediatrics and Allergy, N Copernicus Hospital, Lodz, Poland
    Recent Pat Inflamm Allergy Drug Discov 3:143-8. 2009
    ..The purpose of this review article is to discuss some recent patents in anti-TNF-alpha therapy...
  40. pmc Humoral and cellular immunity in children with Mycoplasma pneumoniae infection: a 1-year prospective study
    Iwona Stelmach
    M Curie Hospital, Department of Pediatrics and Allergy, 35 Parzeczewska Str, 95 100 Zgierz, Poland
    Clin Diagn Lab Immunol 12:1246-50. 2005
    ..pneumoniae-negative patients. Serum IgE increased in M. pneumoniae-positive patients. We have shown alterations in immunity development after M. pneumoniae infection...
  41. doi request reprint Combined occurrence of filaggrin mutations and IL-10 or IL-13 polymorphisms predisposes to atopic dermatitis
    Aleksandra Lesiak
    Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Lodz, Lodz, Poland
    Exp Dermatol 20:491-5. 2011
    ....
  42. doi request reprint Pulmonary resection for bronchial polyp after lung transplant in a cystic fibrosis patient
    Małgorzata Olszowiec-Chlebna
    Department of Pediatrics and Allergy, Medical University of Lodz, N Copernicus Hospital, Lodz, Poland
    Exp Clin Transplant 12:81-4. 2014
    ..This unusual complication underscores the requirement for flexible bronchoscopy in patients with recurrent infection at any stage after transplant. Early diagnosis may prevent life-threatening complications. ..
  43. pmc The imbalance in serum concentration of Th-1- and Th-2-derived chemokines as one of the factors involved in pathogenesis of atopic dermatitis
    Joanna Narbutt
    Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Lodz, Lodz, Poland
    Mediators Inflamm 2009:269541. 2009
    ..In Group 2 serum concentration of CXCL-12, CCL-17, CCL-22 was higher than in Control 2. The obtained results indicate the imbalance in chemokine serum levels in AD what suggests their role in the disease pathogenesis...