Fran Dobrila

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The aim of this study was to analyze the association between vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) expression on tumor cells and other clinicopathologic parameters in breast cancer that could give additional information on its prognostic significance. Immunohistochemical analysis of expression of VEGF, estrogen (ER) and progesterone receptor (PR),(More)
A 50-year-old man is admitted to the hospital emergency service because of a 24-hour history of right abdominal pain. Ultrasound examination and laboratory tests suggest the perforation of an Echinococcal cyst situated in the subcapsular area of the right hepatic lobe. The patient and his family refuse the recommended hospitalisation and operation and leave(More)
Peptic ulcers require radical surgery in most cases, typically involving resection of the gaster and a vagotomy. However, as post partial gastrectomy recidive peptic ulcers are usually recistant to internal treatment, and since often patients so afflicted are in poor physical condition, the surgeon must choose the least radical procedure. Because of this,(More)
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