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Bekmukhambetov E.Z.,West Kazakhstan State Medical University
Bulletin of Experimental Biology and Medicine | Year: 2014

Intraperitoneal injections of hexavalent chromium (sodium bichromate) in the concentrations of 0.025 μg/kg (10-fold lower than MAC; group 1) and 2.5 μg/kg (10-fold higher than MAC; group 2) to rats in a subacute experiment caused dose-dependent morphological changes in the thymus: increased the counts of cells in a state of destruction, macrophages, and plasmocytes and impairs interactions between epithelial reticular cells and lymphocytes with formation of cystic cavities. Proliferation of lymphoblasts and large lymphocytes of the glandular cortical matter was detected in groups 1 and 2, of medium-sized and minor lymphocytes in group 1. Lymph node-like zones with Hassall's corpuscles, pigment foci in the cortical matter, and plasmocytes in the medulla were detected throughout the entire study in controls and in group 1 animals and on days 1 and 7 in group 2. Histiocytes, macrophages, cells in a state of destruction, and siderophages were detected in dilated lymph sinuses. Normal tissue of the gland left lobe in group 2 was completely replaced by lymph node-like zones on days 15 and 30, while the right lobe retained the structure characteristic of the gland. A dose-dependent reduction of the peripheral blood erythrocyte and platelet counts and a decrease in hemoglobin level were observed in experimental animals. On day 30 peripheral blood lympho- and leukocytosis developed at the expense of higher counts of B (CD20) and T lymphocytes (CD3) and their subpopulations - T helpers (CD4), T suppressors (CD8), and immature lymphocytes in group 1 and at the expense of higher counts of only B lymphocytes (CD20) and immature lymphocytes in group 2. © 2014 Springer Science+Business Media New York. Source


Abdelazim I.A.,Ain Shams University | Abdelazim I.A.,Kuwait Oil Company | Abdelrazak K.M.,Ain Shams University | Elbiaa A.A.M.,Ain Shams University | And 3 more authors.
Przeglad Menopauzalny | Year: 2015

Introduction: The issue of conserving the ovaries at hysterectomy in premenopausal women with benign gynecologic disease has been the subject of considerable controversy. Some clinicians prefer prophylactic oophorectomy in premenopausal women during hysterectomy to prevent future development of malignant changes in conserved ovaries. Other clinicians prefer to conserve apparently normal ovaries, because bilateral oophorectomy in premenopausal women results in an abrupt imbalance, sudden onset of menopausal symptoms, decreased libido, increased cardiovascular risk and osteoporosis. Material and methods: Two hundred and twenty multipara women (who had completed their families), with benign uterine pathology were included in this prospective study for abdominal hysterectomy with bilateral ovarian preservation. Pre-operative vaginal ultrasound, Doppler studies, diagnostic hysteroscopy and endometrial biopsy were done followed by laboratory studies including Anti-mullerian hormone (AMH), follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) and estradiol for all studied women. Doppler studies, AMH, FSH and estradiol were repeated 6 and 12 months post-operative for assessment of the ovarian function and ovarian blood supply after hysterectomy. Results: Pre-operative AMH, FSH and estradiol of the studied women were statistically insignificant compared to AMH, FSH and estradiol 6 and 12 months post-operative. Twelve months post-operative right and left ovarian volumes (6.92 ± 0.18 and 6.85 ± 0.19 cm3, respectively) were significantly larger than pre-operative right and left ovarian volumes (6.19 ± 0.22 and 5.86 ± 0.23 cm3, respectively), and, 12 months post-operative right and left ovarian pulsatility indices (2.92 ± 0.15 and 2.96 ± 0.16 cm/s, respectively) were significantly lower than pre-operative right and left ovarian pulsatility indices (3.45 ± 0.19 and 3.36 ± 0.2 cm/s, respectively). Eight (3.6%) cases of the studied women developed an ovarian cyst 6 months after hysterectomy, 3 were spontaneously resolved and the remaining 5 (2.27%) cases underwent exploratory laparotomy. Conclusions: There is no evidence of ovarian dysfunction affecting conserved ovaries one year after hysterectomy in premenopausal women as evident by AMH, FSH and estradiol. Furthermore, an increased ovarian volume and reduced ovarian pulsatility indices indicate a possible increase in ovarian blood supply, and preserved non-compromised ovarian function. Source


Dworacka M.,Poznan University of Medical Sciences | Wesolowska A.,Poznan University of Medical Sciences | Zharmakhanova G.,West Kazakhstan State Medical University | Iskakova S.,West Kazakhstan State Medical University | Dworacki G.,Poznan University of Medical Sciences
European Journal of Pharmacology | Year: 2014

Statins are known as agents promoting a biphasic dose-dependent effect on angiogenesis under experimental conditions. Dysregulation of angiogenesis plays an important role in the development of atherosclerosis and it may be affected by metabolic factors. The aim of this research was to explain how low doses of statins modify serum concentrations of pro-angiogenic factors MCP-1 and angiogenin in type 2 diabetic patients. Measurements of metabolic control parameters were performed in 30 patients with type 2 diabetes treated with low doses of statin, and in 34 statin-free patients with type 2 diabetes. The serum levels of MCP-1 and VCAM-1 in statin-treated patients were lower than those of the statin-free group. ANCOVA results revealed that these effects were dependent only on the use of statins. In type 2 diabetic subjects, overall positive correlation was found between total cholesterol or LDL serum concentration and MCP-1 serum level. The angiogenin concentration in the serum did not show differences and was comparable in both groups. The angiogenin serum level correlated negatively with HDL, LDL and with HbA1c. Multivariate regression analysis indicated that angiogenin serum levels in type 2 diabetic patients were determined mainly by HbA1c, HDL-cholesterol and diabetes duration. It has been shown that statins used in low doses in type 2 diabetic subjects decrease MCP-1 and VCAM-1serum levels, most likely due to the statins-related effect on the lipid profile, while angiogenin serum levels in this group are determined rather by the current metabolic control. © 2014 Elsevier B.V. Source


Bekmukhambetov Y.,West Kazakhstan State Medical University | Mamyrbayev A.,West Kazakhstan State Medical University | Jarkenov T.,West Kazakhstan State Medical University | Imangazina Z.,West Kazakhstan State Medical University
Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention | Year: 2016

An oncopathological state assessment was conducted among adults, children and teenagers in Aktobe region for 2004-2013. Overall the burden of mortality was in the range of 94.8-100.2 per 100,000 population, without any obvious trend over time. Ranking by pathology, the highest incidences among women were registered for breast cancer (5.8-8.4), cervix uteri (2.9-4.6), ovary (2.4-3.6) and corpus uteri, stomach, esophagus, without any marked change over time except for a slight rise in cervical cancer rates. In males, the first place in rank was trachea, bronchus and lung, followed by stomach and esophagus, which are followed by bladder, lymphoid and hematopoietic tissues pathology. Agian no clear trends were apparent over time. In children, main localizations in cancer incidence blood (acute lymphocytic leukemia, lymphosarcoma, acute myeloid leukemia, Hodgkin's disease), brain and central nervous system, bones and articular cartilages, kidneys, and eye and it's appendages, in both sexes. Similarly, in young adults, the major percentage was in blood and lymphatic tissues (acute myeloid leukemia, acute lymphocytic leukemia, Hodgkin's disease) a significant percentage accruing to lymphosarcoma, lymphoma, other myeloid leukemia and hematological malignancies as well as tumors of brain and central nervous system, bones and articular cartilages. This initial survey provides the basis for more detailed investigation of cancer epidemiology in Aktobe, Kazakhstan. Source


Dworacki G.,Poznan University of Medical Sciences | Urazayev O.,West Kazakhstan State Medical University | Bekmukhambetov Y.,West Kazakhstan State Medical University | Iskakova S.,West Kazakhstan State Medical University | And 3 more authors.
Immunology | Year: 2015

Recent data suggest that thymic output, which provides the naive T cells necessary for the normal functioning of T-cell-dependent immunosurveillance cellular immunity including anti-cancer protection, can be disturbed in the course of type 2 diabetes. Metformin, an anti-diabetic drug commonly confirmed as an agent with many potential anti-cancer activities, might be helpful in this immune correction. The profile of thymic output was evaluated in the current study on the basis of the signal-joint T-cell receptor excision circle (sjTREC) concentration in peripheral blood polymorphonuclear cells and thymic emigrant content in peripheral blood evaluated from CD127 and/or CD132 antigen expression. It was revealed that recent thymic emigrants and more differentiated CD127+ CD132+ cell populations were decreased among naive T cells and CD8+ T cells, whereas RTE count was increased in CD4+ T cells, and the CD127+ CD132+ cell population was less numerous than in non-diabetic participants. Terminally differentiated thymic emigrants, i.e. CD127- CD132+ cells, were increased in naive T cells and in CD8+ T cells. Metformin affects mainly the early phases of thymic export, increasing CD127+ CD132- and CD127+ CD132+ cell populations in naive T cells and the CD127+ CD132- population in CD4+ T lymphocytes. It could be concluded that type 2 diabetes deteriorates thymic immunostasis. The decreased thymic output could be compensated by metformin, especially with regard to CD4+ naive T cells. It is the first time that therapy with metformin has been documented by us as particularly useful in the control and normalization of thymus function, regarding correction of early populations of thymic emigrants. © 2015 John Wiley & Sons Ltd. Source

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