Grzegorz Panek

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The purpose of this study was to evaluate the results of chemotherapy of pulmonary metastases from invasive carcinoma of the cervix, which were detected after a disease-free period after initial treatment with surgery or radiotherapy. Fifty patients with radiologically proven pulmonary metastases were treated with chemotherapy. All patients received a(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of the study was to evaluate the expression of proapoptotic proteins p53 and p21 in cystadenomas, borderline tumors and ovarian cancers. The correlation between proapoptotic proteins and selected parameters of ovarian tumors was also assessed. MATERIAL AND METHODS The study group consisted of 66 patients operated on because of epithelial(More)
This report presents the case of long term survival of primary vaginal melanoma treated by local excision and vaginal brachytherapy. A unique histopathological pattern of preinvasive vaginal melanoma is also described. A review of the literature revealed 22 long term survivals after treatment of malignant melanoma of the vagina, and only 4 surviving more(More)
The surgical treatment of advanced ovarian cancer is based on the maximal debulking with widening the operation range to the infiltrated organs. The aims are as follows: (1) the assessment of the quantity and quality of intra- and postoperative complications in patients with advanced ovarian cancer in which partial bowel resection was performed and (2) the(More)
OBJECTIVES The aim of the study was to assess the concordance between the preoperative endometrial sampling and microscopic examination of the hysterectomy specimens in patients surgically treated for atypical endometrial hyperplasia and endometrial carcinoma. MATERIAL AND METHODS We analysed a group of 204 patients, of whom 160 (78.43%) underwent(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to assess whether hydronephrosis is a prognostic factor for patients of FIGO stage III B cervical cancer. MATERIAL AND METHODS A retrospective review of 145 stage III B cervical cancer patients treated with radiotherapy between 1989-1993 at Maria Skłodowska-Curie Memorial Cancer Center in Warsaw was performed.(More)
OBJECTIVES Endocervical curettage (ECC) together with the dilatation and curettage of the uterine cavity (D & C) is routinely performed in everyday clinical practice. The aim of this study is to assess the rationale of the performance of ECC prior to D & C in indications other than abnormal uterine bleeding (AUB). MATERIAL AND METHODS Case histories of(More)
Incidental diagnosis of endometrial carcinoma after the operation for presumed benign disease is rare. At present, there are no recognized guidelines on optimal management of uterine malignancy diagnosed after incomplete surgery for other indications and the reported experience is limited. Although the risk of histological diagnosis of endometrial carcinoma(More)
Sera from 14 of 50 patients suffering from bronchial asthma complicated by suppurative catarrh of the respiratory tract contained antibodies to homologous and heterologous gamma-globulins. The findings were attributed to hyperimmunization causing changed in antigenic properties of antibodies. Antigenically altered antibodies can act as autoimmunogenic(More)
Assessment of the regional lymph node status is an integral part of diagnostics for ovarian cancer patients. Due to the risk of complications, lymphadenectomy for ovarian cancer patients, as a routine treatment procedure, is still a subject of controversy. Therefore, the present study aimed to evaluate the frequency and nature of intraoperative and(More)