Jan Mejzlík

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OBJECTIVE To ascertain the extent to which pressure within a defined neck compartment could be used as predictor for wound healing. METHOD Thirty patients with various head and neck malignancies that were treated surgically, were considered prospectively. In the course of surgery a pressure microsensor was implanted into the defined neck compartment and(More)
The goal of the study was to find out the risk factors for the development of mediastinitis in patients with deep neck infections (DNI) and describe the differences in symptoms and clinical image between uncomplicated DNI and infections with mediastinal spread. Our study represents the retrospective analysis of 634 patients with DNI. The file was divided(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to review the bacteriology of deep neck infections (DNI) and identify the factors that influence the incidence of causative bacteria. METHODS A retrospective analysis of 634 patients with DNI was performed. Statistical analysis was used to compare the incidence of common pathogens in various conditions such as age of(More)
Meningoceles (MC) present a specific clinical entity belonging to developmental defects in the skull or vertebral column and are associated with herniation of cerebral meninges or the spinal cord beyond the usual limits of the bone. Meningoencephaloceles (MEC) consist of a meningeal sac that usually contains atrophic brain or spinal tissue. According to(More)
OBJECTIVE To identify deep neck infection factors related to life-threatening complications. METHODS This retrospective multi-institutional study comprised 586 patients treated for deep neck infections between 2002 and 2012. The statistical significance of variables associated with life-threatening complications of deep neck infections was assessed. (More)
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