Antal Farkas

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Percutaneous endoscopic ureterolithotomy is not a well-known method for the treatment of impacted ureteral stones. The authors performed a retrospective study to compare the effectiveness of this procedure to ureteroscopy for the treatment of ureteral calculi. Impacted ureteral stones were removed in 93 patients by percutaneous endoscopic ureterolithotomy(More)
PURPOSE The most aggressive form of skin cancer is the malignant melanoma. Because of its high metastatic potential the early detection of primary melanoma tumors and metastases using non-invasive PET imaging determines the outcome of the disease. Previous studies have already shown that benzamide derivatives, such as procainamide (PCA) specifically bind to(More)
In this paper, the authors report on a new, modified laparoscopic technique to remove a large bladder diverticulum. A 26-year-old male with a urinary problem underwent an ultrasound, as well as intravenous urography and cystoscopy examinations, which showed a large bladder diverticulum. The diverticulum was operated upon laparoscopically. The(More)
A consensus statement from the International Cerebral Palsy Task Force outlined essential criteria to define an acute perinatal hypoxic event; criteria included evidence of a metabolic acidosis in fetal umbilical arterial cord blood or in very early neonatal blood samples (pH < 7 and base deficit >12 mmol/l). Pathological fetal acidaemia may be correlated(More)
The authors examined the bleeding complications in 75 patients who received acenocoumarol and acetylsalicylic acid combined therapy. The studied population suffered from either acute myocardial infarction or unstable angina. Among the 75 patients in two cases (2.7%) appeared serious bleeding and in another 25 cases (33.3%) mild bleeding complications. There(More)
Authors present two patients suffering from renal tuberculosis, which caused differential diagnostic problems. The first patient was examined because of fever and left flank pain. Computed tomography revealed renal shrinkage on the left side. Retrograde pyelography demonstrated ureteric stricture and dilated calices. Urine culture showed Mycobacterium(More)