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The aim of the present communication was to describe an accessory hepatic lobe in two patients and to outline the significance of the timely identification of this very rare anatomic variation for the clinical practice. In the course of right hemihepatectomy, accessory liver lobes were detected in two patients. Their diagnosis was confirmed by(More)
PURPOSE The role of hepatectomy for patients with liver metastases of breast cancer (LMBC) remains controversial. The purpose of this study is to share our experience with hepatic resection in a relatively unselected group of patients with LMBC and analyse the prognostic factors and indications for surgery. METHODS In 2000 to 2006, 42 female patients with(More)
The possibilities of smoothmuscle sphincteroplastic have been researched experimentally at 29 mongrel dogs. Six types smoothmuscle plastics have been studied--a method of Feodorov and Odariuc, a method of Musiani, a pylor as a sphincter, an own operative method in three versions. A comparatively research upon a functional fitness of the offered plastics and(More)
BACKGROUND The question, whether to perform either a segmental, or a major liver resection if both procedures are technically feasible, continues to be under debate. METHODS Outcomes from 188 liver resections for colorectal cancer liver metastases in the Naval Hospital of Varna in 2000-2007 were reviewed. All surviving patients were followed-up for a(More)
OBJECTIVE The variations in the anatomy of the biliary tract need to be recognized in modern liver surgery. The purpose of this clinical and anatomical study is to describe several novel biliary tract variations and to outline their practical importance for liver resections and transplantations. MATERIALS AND METHODS Over the previous 10 years, the(More)
The authors have studied a functional activity of a continent colostomy at 20 patients, undergone an abdomeno-perineal extirpation of rectum and carried out periodic colonirrigations, during a period of 6 months. A conus type, closed irrigating system has been used. The degree of an incontinency at patients has been compared before and after the beginning(More)
PURPOSE The present work elaborated on Schmidt's idea of an effective smooth muscle sphincteroplasty. The aim of the study was to analyze the effects on the patients with a lower quadrant colostomy constructed after abdominoperineal extirpation of a modified smooth muscle sphincteroplasty combined with colon irrigations. METHODS Seventy-two rectal cancer(More)