František Horn

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BACKGROUND Congenital anomalies of the abdominal wall are classified as anomalies with the abdominal wall defect (omphalocele, gastroschisis) and without the defect (umbilical hernia, persistent ductus omphaloentericus or urachus). Clinical presentations of these conditions are different, and so is the timing of surgical intervention and approach with or(More)
Between 1976 and 1982 18 patients with acute and 13 with chronic pericarditis (excluding constrictive pericarditis) were seen at the Medical Outpatient Clinic, University Hospital, Zürich. The prominent symptom in acute pericarditis was chest pain (15/18 patients versus 0/13 in chronic pericarditis, p less than 0.001) and in chronic pericarditis dyspnea(More)
A case report of ventriculoperitoneal shunt infection caused by Candida lusitaniae in a 6-year-old patient with cerebral astrocytoma and obstructive hydrocephalus is presented briefly with emphasis on the course of antifungal treatment. Seven isolates recovered subsequently from the cerebrospinal fluid were studied retrospectively. To confirm identity,(More)
BACKGROUND Anthropometry is becoming a popular method for diagnostics of various diseases in pediatric clinical practice. The aim of this study was to assess the growth changes in craniofacial parameters in patients with craniosynostosis and positional plagiocephaly. METHODS Inclusion criteria for the study were presence of craniostenosis or positional(More)
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