Arnoldas Krasauskas

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OBJECTIVE To evaluate possibilites of video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery in diagnosis and treatment of pleuritis. 1997-2002 in Department of Thoracic Surgery and Oncology of Vilnius University Institute of Oncology 206 patients underwent videothoracoscopic procedures (146 (70.8%) of them for pleuritis). All procedures were performed in general anesthesia(More)
4 Institute of Oncology, Vilnius University, Vilnius, Lithuania Objectives. 1. To evaluate the efficacy of surgical, radiation and palliation treatments for esophageal cancer (EC) patients (pts). 2. To compare median survival (MS) by stages (II, III, IV), method of treatment and gender. Materials and methods. From 1994 to 2003, 159 pts underwent subtotal(More)
UNLABELLED Objective of our work was to evaluate efficacy of bronchoplastic operations for lung cancer and time to progression in combined treatment. From 1997 till 2001, 57pts were operated for early I-IIB stages of lung cancer. Operations were: tracheal resections in 3pts (5.2%), window right pneumonectomies in 5pts (8.7%), window left pneumonectomies in(More)
We estimated reliability of computed tomography scan for early detection of mediastinal infectious inflammation, influence of descending necrotizing mediastinitis type and extent of urgent surgical intervention on final treatment results. A retrospective analysis was completed with clinical experience, involving 19 patients (11 male, 8 female), 38-78 years(More)
Objective. To evaluate the efficacy of videothoracoscopic operations in the diagnosis and treatment of lung and pleural diseases, complications and outcome. Materials and methods. In 1997–2004, at the Department of Thoracic Surgery and Oncology of Institute of Oncology, Vilnius University, 322 operations were performed using videothoracoscopic devices of(More)
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