Arkadiusz Pogrzebielski

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PURPOSE The evaluate the frequency of radiation of the optic neuropathy (RON) and its influence on visual acuity in patients with choroidal melanoma treated by brachytherapy. MATERIAL AND METHODS We analyzed 583 patients with choroidal melanoma, treated with ruthenium (106Ru) or iodine (125I) plaques in Ophthalmology Department of Jagiellonian University,(More)
PURPOSE Analysis of type and frequency of complications after brachytherapy 1125 between 1-12 months after treatment and during the following controls. MATERIALS AND METHODS 147 persons (76 men and 71 women) aged 23-86 years (mean 57 years), were treated in our clinic in 1998-2001. In 43% of the cases the thickness of the tumor was more than 8 mm and in(More)
AIM To evaluate (ex vivo) the characteristic of fibrin clotting in patients with retinal vein occlusion. MATERIAL AND METHODS Fifty nine patients with a history of retinal vein occlusion were enrolled in the study. The diagnosis of retinal vein occlusion was based on the typical fundus appearance, supplemented by digital photography, fluorescein(More)
The purpose of this study was to translate into Polish and validate the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) Quality of Life Questionnaire Ophthalmic Module (QLQ-OPT30). The QLQ-OPT30 was translated and pilot-tested according to EORTC guidelines. Patients were qualified based on the histological or ophthalmoscopic and(More)
PURPOSE We present a case of male patient under therapy due to breast cancer with choroid metastasis and exudative retinal detachment in right eye. MATERIAL AND METHODS A 59 years old male patient was referred with diagnosis of intraocular tumor in right eye Three years ago radical right-side mastectomy was performed (T2N1M0). The medical history revealed(More)
We present a 28-year-old man with diagnosed Rubinstein-Taybi syndrome (RSTS), known as "Broad thumb-Hallux syndrome" with co-existing lacrimal caruncle tumor. Because of the documented enlargement of the lacrimal caruncle mass and known increased risk to develop malignancies in RSTS patients we decided to perform excisional biopsy, which revealed caruncle(More)
PURPOSE The aim of this report is to present a case of mesectodermal leiomyoma of the ciliary body. MATERIAL AND METHODS In the left eye of the 15 years old female patient presenting 2 months history of deterioration of visual acuity a medium-pigmented, dome-shaped tumor at the inferotemporal side was detected. It measured 21.6 mm in base diameter 11.2 mm(More)
PURPOSE A case report of retinoblastoma and Leber-Coats' disease coexistence--two diseases which are very dangerous to the organ of vision. MATERIAL AND METHODS The paper presents a young patient who was sent to our Clinic at the age of 6 with very advanced unilateral retinoblastoma. He underwent enucleation of the eyeball as the initial treatment.(More)
The aim of this paper is to present updated data on the treatment of retinoblastoma. The authors describe current management based on the International Intraocular Retinoblastoma Classification (IIRC). They discuss the different methods of treatment, including chemoreduction, subconjunctival carboplatin, transpupillar thermotherapy, cryotherapy, laser(More)
PURPOSE Presentation of the cases of melanocytoma observed in the latest time in our clinic. MATERIAL AND METHODS We present 2 cases - one in a 41 years old women S.M. and in a 77 years old women P.J. CONCLUSIONS In case of melanocytoma there should be performed specialistic ancillary tests and the patients should be observed with photographic(More)