J M Melichar

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The purpose of this study was to evaluate the outcome in neonates with congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) either presenting within the first 24 h of life or diagnosed prenatally. The study was particularly focused on the time of onset of respiratory distress and on the use of the Gore-Tex (GT) patch for diaphragmatic reconstruction. Records of 104(More)
PURPOSE The aim of study was to compare growth, nutritional status and incidence of chest wall deformities and scoliosis in survivors of large congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) defect (Gore-Tex patch reconstruction) with survivors with smaller defects and primary reconstruction. MATERIALS AND METHODS An anthropometric study of 53 children who(More)
We describe the use of 11CRTI-55 and the Multiple Objects Coincidences Counter (MOCC) to detect in-vivo binding to peripheral serotonin reuptake sites (left chest comprising platelet and lung serotonin reuptake sites) in man. Displacement and preloading experiments with clomipramine and venlafaxine in two healthy volunteers demonstrated that 11CRTI-55(More)
The occurrence of coexisting congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) and esophageal atresia (EA) with distal tracheoesophageal fistula (TEF) is extremely rare and is considered highly lethal. The combination of CDH with EA/TEF and truncus arteriosus communis (TAC) has not been reported in the literature to date. The authors describe a premature neonate with(More)
The authors investigated in experiments on rabbits the course of recovery of liver injuries after treatment with the fibrin glue Tissucol, as compared with a control group of animals where the injured liver was not treated. Healing was followed-up at several time intervals. Rupture of the liver left to spontaneous healing was at first unsatisfactory from(More)
The authors describe the group of 23 patients (16 women, 7 men), who were operated during 2000-2003 on ulna-carpal impingement or the syndrome of ulna impact on the basis of "plus variant" of ulna or also "long ulna". There was a fracture of distal radius in anamnesis of all these patients. The condition was solved in 18 patients (mean age 51 years) by(More)
OBJECTIVE Nosocomial infections caused by the coagulase-negative staphylococci are among the most frequent complications in an intensive care unit for neonates. The authors describe three cases of successful treatment of this complication in which the new antibiotic Linezolide was used. DESIGN Analysis of three clinical cases. SETTING Mother and Child(More)
The authors give an account of 11 patients hospitalized in 1975-1988 in the Traumatological Research Institute in Brno with a subcapsular haematoma of the liver. In case of suspected liver injury they use nowadays examination by ultrasound. Laparotomy must not be delayed in patients with unstable vital functions only because of various diagnostic(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate some perinatal and neonatal risk factors of occurrence of necrotising enterocolitis (NEC) and the current possibilities of treatment. DESIGN A retrospective data analysis. SETTING Mother and Child Care Institute, Prague. METHODS The clinical course in 28 neonates treated for NEC on the worksite of the authors in the period(More)