Jacek Składzień

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BACKGROUND The principal objective of ossiculoplasty is to reconstruct the sound-conducting system in the ear to the best possible degree after the elimination of pathological lesions from the middle ear. The ossicular chain is reconstructed with the use of the patient's own properly modelled ossicles and synthetic prostheses. The objective of the study was(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate whether there is an association between chronic otitis media (COM) with effusion and pharyngeal reflux in children by using 24-h pH monitoring with a dual probe. MATERIAL AND METHODS This was a prospective study. The study group consisted of 25 children with COM with effusion and the control group comprised 12 healthy children.(More)
Artificial neural networks are informatic systems that have unique computational capabilities. The principle of their functioning is based on the rules of data processing in the brain. This article discusses the most important features of the artificial neural networks with reference to their applications in otolaryngology. The cited studies concern the(More)
BACKGROUND MALT lymphomas were classified for differential diagnostics of IgG4-dependent disease due to their exceptional predilection to intraorbital localization. Therefore, the goal of our studies was large retrospective analysis of patients diagnosed with MALT lymphomas within the orbital tissues, since no such studies have been conducted in Poland. (More)
OBJECTIVE Voice abnormalities are among the symptoms occurring in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). They are divergent and range from hoarseness, through the excessive adduction of false folds, up to the weakness of the vocal folds. The aim of the study was to analyze the phonatory function of the larynx in ALS patients. METHODS Seventeen(More)
BACKGROUND Middle ear surgery aims to eliminate pathology from the middle ear, improve drainage and ventilation of the postoperative cavity, and reconstruct the tympanic membrane and ossicles. The aim of this work is to define the factors that affect ABG (air-bone gap) and bone conduction in the patients operated on due to chronic otitis media. MATERIAL(More)
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Hemifacial spasm (HFS) is frequently accompanied by other symptoms, such as visual and auditory disturbances or pain. The aim of the study was to assess the occurrence of auditory symptoms accompanying HFS using subjective and objective methods, their relation with other HFS symptoms, and their resolution after botulinum toxin (BTX-A)(More)
BACKGROUND Bony wall damages in the region of the middle and posterior cranial fossa are usually observed in cases of chronic otitis media. These defects can also be congenital, post-traumatic, iatrogenic or due to tumors. They can potentially lead to the development of intracranial complications. MATERIAL/METHODS We analyzed patients who were diagnosed(More)
BACKGROUND Chorda tympani nerve is a branch of the facial nerve which enables perception of taste of 2/3 anterior part of tongue and it is responsible for unilateral parasymphatetic nerve supplying of the submandibular and sublinqual salivary glands. MATERIAL AND METHODS Prospective analysis of patients operated on middle ear in ENT Department(More)
The subject matter of this paper is a multileyered objective analysis of extipartion phonomicrosurgery in treatment of benign vocal cords lesions, assessed in electroglottographic examinations. A group of 26 patients with benign larynx lesions were included in a prospective clinical trial. All phonomicrosurgery procedures were conducted at the Department of(More)