Józef Karbownik

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The authors describe a case of spinal intracanal cysticercosis. The cysts were situated intradurally, provoking radicular symptoms: pain, paresis. CT investigations showed herniation of discs L4/L5 and L5/S1 interpreted as the cause of the mentioned symptoms. Surgical treatment included discectomy L4/L5 and L5/S1. Recurrence of symptoms was investigated by(More)
Developmental abnormalities or inflammatory disorders provoke deformations and instability of the craniocervical junction. The most dangerous results of these lesions are: sudden brainstem compression or cervical myelopathy. The authors propose the guidelines for surgical management of non-traumatic deformities caused by: a) rheumatoid arthritis of the(More)
After an analysis of cases of tumours situated on the peripheral nerves treated in hospital the authors stress the usefulness of computerized tomography in the diagnosis of these tumours. By demonstrating the internal structure of the tumour, its anatomical relationships to the surrounding tissues the investigation provides many important and practical data(More)
Nucleus pulposus herniation is one of frequent causes in spinal pains. The necessity of undertaking of appropriate treatment, often surgical, requires early establishing of precise diagnosis. The traditional classification of herniations into central, centrolateral and lateral seems to be insufficiently precise, especially from the surgical point of view.(More)
The authors present the diagnostic methods and basic surgical procedures used in treatment of spinal neoplasms. Both metastatic and primary spinal tumours lead to instability and loss of the protective function. Spinal cord can be damaged by compression or increased mobility of the vertebral column. Pain is reported as common symptom. Investigations(More)
In 1971-1985 surgical treatment was carried out of 29 patients in the Neurosurgery Department WAM in Lódź and 5 in the Rehabilitation Centre in Konstancin for spondylolisthesis complicated with signs of cauda equina damage. In the surgical treatment the technique used was that of a combination of neurosurgical approach (full decompression of the nervous(More)
Treatment of spinal injuries is a special line in the Dept. of Neurosurgery of Military Academy in Lódź. The authors reviewed the results of surgical treatment of cervical spine injuries in the Dept. between 1982-1987. Follow-up was performed in a group of 49 cases, who vosited the Dept. between 5 to 1 year after surgery. This group of patients underwent(More)
Two cases are reported of vascular complications in the cervical rib syndrome. In one case thrombosis developed in the distal part of the brachial artery, and in both cases compression of the subclavian artery could be demonstrated clinically and during arteriography. Attention is called to the necessity of surgical treatment of patients with evidence of(More)
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