Aleksandra Klimowicz

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Differentiated thyroid cancer is one of the most common endocrine cancers. Typical standard treatment includes total thyroidectomy with partial lymphadenectomy, then depending on the indications, treatment with iodine isotope 131-I. A prerequisite to conduct the therapy is to obtain endogenic thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) stimulation (TSH > 30 µU/ml).(More)
BACKGROUND Insulinomas are the most common functioning neuroendocrine tumours of the pancreas. Hypoglycemia due to excessive production of insulin is a main feature of this disease. Usually these neoplasms are benign and single with surgical excision as a treatment of choice. About 10% are malignant with tendency to form metastases especially to the liver(More)
We hypothesized that regulation of visfatin in hypothyroidism might be altered by coexisting chronic autoimmune thyroiditis. This is a prospective case-control study of 118 subjects. The autoimmune study group (AIT) consisted of 39 patients newly diagnosed with hypothyroidism in a course of chronic autoimmune thyroiditis. The nonautoimmune study group (TT)(More)
INTRODUCTION Malignant struma ovarii is a rare ovarian neoplasm composed predominantly of mature thyroid tissue. CASE REPORT A right ovarian tumor was discovered at ultrasound examination in a 20-year-old woman. Complete right ovariectomy was done - histopathological examination revealed papillary thyroid carcinoma arising in struma ovarii (malignant(More)
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