Borut Gubina

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BACKGROUND/AIMS A 50-year-old type 2 diabetic male with a comminuted fracture of the tibia and delayed union after insufficient initial osteosynthesis with a resulting pseudoarthrosis was treated operatively by using a graft composed of platelet gel mixed with autologous cancellous bone. The essential idea of this therapy was to combine the healing(More)
A 59-year-old man presented with frequent urination. Six months ago, his prostate-specific antigen (PSA) was 1.56 ng/mL; currently it is 3.5 ng/mL (PSA doubling time = 6 months; PSA velocity = 0.19 ng/mL/mo). Biopsy revealed aggressive prostate cancer (Gleason score 5 + 5). Staging with (18)F-fluorocholine PET/CT ((18)F-FCH PET/CT) demonstrated lymph node(More)
The aim of this study is to analyze the morphologic and functional change of human bone defect after its grafting with mixture of platelet gel and autologous cancellous bone. For one year, we have prospectively studied nine consecutive pa- tients, aged 25-73 y, with pseudoarthrosis of long bones, after unsuccessful initial surgeries. We have harvested can-(More)
INTRODUCTION Total extrusion and loss of the talus is a rare injury with a wide choice of appropriate treatment, but rarely resulting in a fully functional recovery. We report on an uncommon case, both for the severity of the injury and for the uncommon treatment due to the patient's rejection of secondary surgery. CASE PRESENTATION We treated a(More)
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