Adam Durczyński

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INTRODUCTION Vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) is overexpressed in pancreatic cancer. Although VEGF has been shown to be a probable marker for poor prognosis, the VEGF concentration in portal blood has not yet been clinically reported in pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC). The aim of the study was to measure VEGF-A portal blood concentration in(More)
BACKGROUND Genetic background of Riedel's thyroiditis remains unknown. Herein, we describe our results of studies on genes expression levels in Riedel's thyroiditis. CASE REPORT AND GENETIC FINDINGS We report the case of 48-year old woman with Riedel's thyroiditis who has presented unusual course of disease with non-specific cervical discomfort, though as(More)
UNLABELLED Solid pseudopapillary tumour is a rare indolent neoplasm of the pancreas (< 2% of exocrine pancreatic tumours), which predominantly affects young women at reproductive age, without significant clinical symptoms. We report a case of a 20-year-old Caucasian female who presented with upper abdominal pain of one-year duration. Ultrasound scans of the(More)
AIM OF THE STUDY Actual lymphatic drainage of pancreatic body neoplasms and the proper extent of lymphadenectomy remain unknown. The aim of the study was to define the exact lymphatic draining pattern using the dye mapping method. MATERIAL AND METHODS The study enrolled patients who were operated on for tumor of the pancreatic body in the Department of(More)
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