Aleksandar Stefanović

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BACKGROUND In women with pelvic mass, cancer antigen 125 (CA125) had not achieved satisfactory sensitivity and specificity in the detection of ovarian cancer, particularly in patients with underlying endometriosis. The aim of this study was to determine the diagnostic potential of human epididymal protein 4 (HE4), the combination of HE4+CA125, and the Risk(More)
Krukenberg tumors are mostly found as metastatic signet-ring cell adenomucinous carcinomas in young, premenopausal women. They are bilateral in 80% of the cases, and thus can be expected in pregnancy. A 31-year-old female was diagnosed by explorative laparotomy at 27 weeks of gestation with a Krukenberg tumor due to bilateral adnexal masses and a large(More)
INTRODUCTION Massive obstetric bleeding is the most common cause of maternal mortality and morbidity. The first step in treatment of these patients is establishing the adequate circulatory volume. The primary goal of therapy is to identify and remove the cause of bleeding, with appropriate symptomatic and substitution therapy. Human recombinant activated(More)
The purpose of the study was to determine if radical abdominal trachelectomy with pelvic lymphadenectomy could be a method for treatment of early cervical cancer to preserve fertility. We examined 12 patients who were surgically treated from 2002 to 2006. The diagnostic method to determine cervical cancer was histologic examination by cone or biopsy. The(More)
Silicone drains are often placed in the abdominal cavity for prophylactic reasons. One complication resulting from drainage includes visceral herniation at the drain site of the abdominal wall defect. An 82-year-old woman underwent a laparotomy for a large pelvic mass. After the operation, she developed small bowel incarceration, which was caused by(More)
OBJECTIVE Injuries of the ureter or bladder or development of vesicovaginal and ureterovaginal fistulas are the most serious complications in gynecological surgery. STUDY DESIGN This study included 536 women who underwent radical hysterectomy because of invasive cancer of the cervix uteri. RESULTS During the surgery the ureter was injured in 1.32% of(More)
Malignant fibrous histiocytoma (MFH) is the most common soft-tissue sarcoma of late adult life occurring predominantly in the extremities and the retroperitoneum. MFH of the ovary is very rare, with only six cases previously reported. A 67-year-old woman with a right pelvic tumor highly suspicious of ovarian carcinoma was submitted to exploratory(More)
BACKGROUND/AIM Although lamellar bodies have been the center of interest over the last years, the published results of fetal pulmonary maturity determination according to their concentration in amniotic fluid are controversial. The aim of this study was to determine the significance of lamellar bodies, as well as the ratio lecithin/sphingomyelin (L/S) in(More)
Summary Primary melanoma of the vagina is a rare and very aggressive tumor with an incidence of only 0.46 per one million women per year and less than 250 cases reported in the literature. Here the authors present a case of a 60-year-old woman, gravida 5, para 5, post-menopausal by 28 years, admitted to the Clinic for Obstetrics and Gynecology, with(More)