Hrvoje Silovski

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The aim of this study is to determine the differences in sexual life of women with cervical cancer after surgery and radiation therapy. A total of 210 patients treated for cervical cancer at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, University of Zagreb, Croatia between March 2001 and March 2003 were asked to fill in the(More)
A hypothesis on the existence of link between the changes in connective tissue in patients with genital descensus and impairments of their pulmonary function was made. In the sample of 40 patients, admitted to hospital for surgical correction of their genital descensus, their pulmonary ventilatory function was examined and compared with 40 matched female(More)
Analysis of evaluation of early cervical lesions detection has been made in 106 patients with the clinical signs of current genital organ's inflammation. The same analysis has been done comparing Papanicolaou cytodiagnostic analysis and cervicographic images of the cervix in the same group of patients. We have concluded that both methods (Papanicolaou(More)
The aim of the present study was to determine the differences in epidemiological and clinical manifestations of breast cancer during the war in Croatia and in peacetime. 660 consecutive patients were recorded (656 female and 4 male patients) from Pozesko-Slavonska County. The changes in histopathological features were recorded in war period (1991-1995, 156(More)
Qualitative and quantitative parametars were evaluated in 186 colorectal cancer patients. Quality of life was evaluated in subgroup of 84 patients. Correlation between Dukes stage of disease and qualitative (gender, blood type, marital status, region of Croatia from where patients were coming) and quantitative biological parametars (age, body mass index)(More)
Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) are the most common mesenchymal neoplasms of the gastrointestinal tract. When making treatment plan it is very important to make proper tumor aggressiveness estimation. Traditionally, the best prognostic factors are tumor size and number of mitoses. The aim of this study was to define which GIST classification (Amin's(More)
We present a case of a 37-year-old female, with large adenocarcinoma of transverse colon, and metastases in spleen, liver, peritoneum, greater omentum, gall bladder and right adnexa. She was transferred to our Hospital, and extensive elective cytoreductive surgery with intraabdominal hyperthermal chemotherapy (HIPEC) was performed. Couple of months later,(More)
The purpose of the paper was to describe general health, socio-economic and demographic characteristics of postmenopausal estrogen users in comparison to nonusers. During years 1994-2000, 717 postmenopausal estrogen users and 235 postmenopausal nonusers were gynecological examined, interweaved with a questionnaire including information on their health,(More)
Despite constant improvements in surgical technique and perioperative care which led to significant reductions in mortality and morbidity after general surgery, complication rates after major abdominal surgery still reach 15-40%. The main cause of postoperative complications (not linked to surgical technique itself) is the perioperative stress reaction(More)
The purpose of our study was to evaluate initial results following introduction of Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy (HIPEC) and Cytoreductive Surgery (CS). Twenty two patients with intraperitoneal malignancy undergone cytoreductive surgery (CS) and hyperthermic intraoperative chemotherapy (HIPEC) between January of 2007 and January 2010. Nine(More)
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