Ferenc Luka

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Carcinoid tumor of the papilla of Vater is extreme rare. Only 73 cases have been reported in the world literature to date and only 1 case in Hungary. This tumor differs clinically and has a different prognosis from other carcinoid tumors of the gastrointestinal tract as it is more aggressive. The clinical feature is determined by the expansion and(More)
BACKGROUND In recent years, certain publications have appeared confirming that intraoperative palpation of the recurrent laryngeal nerve (RLN) is a very reliable method. METHOD The characteristics of the surgical anatomy of 1023 RLN have been summarized on the basis of intraoperative palpability, running down, branching variations, thickness, and(More)
Intestinal obstruction due to gallstone is a rare, but quite severe gastrointestinal disorder, which always requires a rapid and correct diagnosis to achieve optimal therapy. Digestive endoscopy is an important method to determine the level of the bowel obstruction and to plan an optimal therapeutic strategy. Our present case demonstrates that in a(More)
OBJECTIVE Although stomach is the best choice for reconstruction after esophagectomy from the viewpoint of safety and ease, an intrathoracic stomach, nevertheless, is a poor long-term substitute. This anatomical configuration abolishes normal antireflux mechanisms and places the acid-excreting stomach subject to biliary reflux, moreover, in an adjacent(More)
Ectopic pancreas is an uncommon clinical finding. It is rare for heterotopic pancreas tissue to cause symptoms, however every disease of the pancreas may develop in it. The most common sites for ectopic pancreas are the submucosal layer of the stomach and the small intestine. Symptomatic ectopic pancreas usually causes diagnostic difficulties. Surgical(More)
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