Henryk Janowski

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STUDY OBJECTIVE To describe the clinical and epidemiologic features of Vibrio vulnificus infections. DESIGN Case series based on notifiable disease report forms and patient medical records. SETTING Cases reported to the Florida Department of Health and Rehabilitative Services from 1981 to 1987. PATIENTS Sixty-two patients with V. vulnificus infection.(More)
AIM To prospectively assess the cardiopulmonary morbidity and quality of life in patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) treated with postoperative radiotherapy (PORT) in comparison to those not receiving PORT. MATERIALS AND METHODS From 2003 to 2007, 291 patients entered the study; 171 pN2 patients received 3D-planned PORT (PORT group), 120 pN1(More)
In January, 1980, six out of 13 persons (46%) attending a party in a small northwest Florida town near the Gulf of Mexico became ill with Norwalk virus gastroenteritis after eating raw oysters. Symptoms experienced by the ill persons were principally nausea (100%), vomiting (83%) and diarrhea (50%) and were of brief duration. The symptom complex and(More)
A cluster of five cases of non-O group 1 (non-O1) V. cholerae gastroenteritis occurred in one Florida locality during November 1979. Clinical findings included nausea, vomiting, and abdominal cramping in all affected persons; two had bloody diarrhea. All five persons gave a history of eating raw oysters within four days of onset of illness. A case-control(More)
This article presents three cases of carcinosarcoma of the lung which is considered to be a rare neoplasm. The authors describe supposed etiology, clinical symptoms, preoperative diagnostic difficulties, surgical interventions performed, postoperative course and follow-up. The role of modern histopathological techniques like use of monoclonal antibodies(More)
Human brucellosis in Florida is documented for the 47-year period 1928-1975. Of the 936 cases reported in 1930-1975, more than half (505) occurred in the decade 1940-1949. The incidence declined rapidly to an average rate of five cases per year, although there was an increase in 1974 and 1975. The analysis is mainly concerned with the years 1961-1975, since(More)
From 8 August through 5 December 1977, 110 laboratory-documented cases (78 confirmed, 32 presumptive) of St. Louis encephalitis (SLE) occurred in 20 counties throughout central-south Florida. Most cases were initially identified through an active surveillance system involving repeated contact of hospital infection control officers. This outbreak had three(More)
An explosive outbreak of gastrointestinal illness occurred among students and employees at a small college in Florida in November 1980. Common symptoms were diarrhea, nausea, weakness, abdominal cramps, chills, vomiting, and low-grade fever. Cases of illness were identified in 40% of 628 students and 15% of 162 employees who responded to a survey. Among(More)
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE A previous prospective trial reported that three-dimensional conformal postoperative radiotherapy (PORT) for pN2 NSCLC patients using a limited clinical target volume (CTV) had a late morbidity rate and pulmonary function that did not differ from those observed in pN1 patients treated with surgery without PORT. The aim of this study(More)
Diagnostic difficulties, serious prognosis and often insufficient response to treatment are all common features of pulmonary complications in solid organ recipients. Some of these complications need invasive diagnostic procedures and surgical treatment or prolonged pharmacological treatment. Tuberculosis, Pneumocystis and fungal infections are examples of(More)