Jaroslav Podlaha

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The authors present the results of a retrospective study concerning 96 patients with an abdominal aortic aneurysm rupture who underwent surgery in the 2nd Department of Surgery in Brno in the time period from 1989 to 1999. In 30 cases (31.2%) there was an isolated retroperitoneal rupture, 66 patients (68.8%) also had haemoperitoneum. The mean age of the(More)
The authors describe in their paper possibilities of surgical and intervention treatment of an aneurysm of the lienal artery, their advantages and disadvantages. They evaluate the results of treatment of aneurysms of the lienal artery in three patients treated at the Second Surgical Clinic in Brno in 1993-1996. In the first patient the aneurysm was resected(More)
Ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) remains to be represent a common and highly lethal problem. We reviewed the records of 92 patients (73 men and 19 women) operated on for ruptured infrarenal AAA within the past 10 years (January 1989 to October 1999) in the 2nd Department of Surgery in Brno, Czech Republic. The mean age was 71 years (range 57 to 92(More)
The crystal structures of eight cyclodipeptides are determined, incorporating pipecolic acid or proline and phenylalanine or N-methyl phenylalanine. This set of structures allows the evaluation of the effects on molecular conformation and crystal packing of imino acid ring-size, relative configuration of the two amino acids, and N-methylation. In the(More)
OBJECTIVES Determine the outcomes of first rib resection for thoracic outlet syndrome. BACKGROUND Thoracic Outlet Syndrome is not a very frequent syndrome, affecting especially young patients, predominantly women. Its symptomatology is caused by compression of a nervous and vascular plexuses in a physiological isthmus in the upper thoracic aperture. Types(More)
BACKGROUND Is it better to treat popliteal aneurysms as elective operations when their diameter is above 2 cm? MATERIALS AND METHODS Between 1985 and 2004, 76 operations for popliteal artery aneurysm were performed in 67 patients. RESULTS 58 operations were elective (76.32%) and 18 were emergencies [13 procedures and 5 urgent amputations] (23.68%). For(More)
Since September 15, 1994 endoscopic eliminations of perforators in Linton's line of the leg were performed in the Surgical Sanatorium in Brno Vinicní 235. Before January 1, 1999 80 of these operations were performed. Based on the results subfascial ligatures on the leg according to Linton can be adequately replaced by less multilating operations, i.e. by(More)
A carotic-subclavian bypass is an extraanatomical reconstruction. It is one of the possibilities how to connect the ipsilateral common carotid and subclavian artery. The authors evaluate carotic-subclavian bypasses made during the past 11 years at the Second Surgical Clinic in Brno. In all twelve cases carotico-subclavian bypasses were involved, in none of(More)