Igor Guňka

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Retrorectal cysts are rare benign lesions in the presacral space which are frequently diagnosed in middle-aged females. We report here our experience with two symptomatic female patients who were diagnosed as having a retrorectal cyst and managed using a laparoscopic approach. The two patients were misdiagnosed as having an ovarian cystic lesion after(More)
Retrospective evaluation of 12-year experience with endovascular management of acute mesenteric ischemia (AMI) due to embolic occlusion of the superior mesenteric artery (SMA). From 2003 to 2014, we analysed the in-hospital mortality of 37 patients with acute mesenteric embolism who underwent primary endovascular therapy with subsequent on-demand(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of the study was to the evaluate results of laparoscopic colorectal surgery in obese patients. METHODS All patients who underwent elective laparoscopic colorectal surgery from January 1993 to December 2003 were included in the study. BMI>30 was used as an objective obesity criterion. The evaluated parameters included BMI, age, sex,(More)
INTRODUCTION The aim of the study was to determine the impact of anastomotic leakage on long-term outcomes after curative surgery for rectal cancer. MATERIAL AND METHODS The study included 174 patients who underwent elective, potentially curative open or laparoscopic resection with anastomoses for rectal cancer at the Department of Surgery of the(More)
AIM Laparoscopic total gastrectomy for cancer have been rarely adopted in Czech Republic. The aim of this study is to assess results of these procedures analyzing our series of patients. MATERIAL AND METHODS From May 2002 to June 2010 43 laparoscopic total gastrectomies with lymphadenectomy were performed for patients with gastric cancer. Clinical and(More)
PURPOSE Laparoscopic surgery for colon cancer has been proven safe, but controversy continues over implementation of laparoscopic technique for rectal cancer. The aim of this study was to compare the long-term outcomes of laparoscopically assisted and open surgery for nonmetastatic colorectal cancer. MATERIAL AND METHODS From January 2001 to December 2006(More)
AIM The aim of the study was objective morbidity comparison of the open and laparoscopic colorectal surgery using the recalibrated POSSUM scoring system, taking into account potential "case mix" of samples. MATERIAL AND METHODS In total 510 patients participated in the study, undergoing an elective colorectal surgery between 1st January 2001 and 31st(More)
Czech Republic is among the countries with the highest incidence of rectal cancer. The aim of the prospective study was to monitor the surgical treatment of patients with the diagnosis of rectal cancer. Certain aspects were examined: mainly the safety distance of the lower resection line during the operation of rectal cancer, the types of operations carried(More)
In European countries, choledochal cysts are rare anomalies of the bile tract. At the Surgery Department of the University Hospital Ostrava, a case of a patient with cystic lesion of the pancreatic head was solved. According to ultrasonography and computer tomography it was assumed to be a pancreatic pseudocyst. Only after a complete additional examination(More)