Joanna Jedrys

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OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of adjuvant chemotherapy with etoposide, Adriamycin and cisplatin (EAP) after potentially curative resections for gastric cancer. METHODS After surgery, patients were randomly assigned to the EAP or control arm. Chemotherapy included 3 courses, administered every 28 days. Each cycle consisted of(More)
BACKGROUND & AIM To analyze the clinical impact and cost-effectiveness of parenteral immunonutrition (PN). METHODS Prospective clinical trial of a group of 105 patients operated on for gastric carcinoma between 2001-2003. During the postoperative period, patients were randomly allocated to one of three groups: standard PN (A), PN + glutamine (B) and PN +(More)
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to assess validity and reliability of the EORTC QLQ C30 and BR23 questionnaires among patients with breast neoplasm in Poland. MATERIAL AND METHODS Analysis was done on the basis of research conducted at the First Department of General Surgery JUMC, Kraków, among 105 women. Two aspects of questionnaire validity have(More)
Gastric cancer (GC) is usually diagnosed in the sixth and seventh decade of life, although it may also be found in younger patients. The aim of this study was to analyse the potential differences in demographic and clinicopathological factors between the younger (40 years of age and less) and older (above 40 years) population of GC. An electronic database(More)
We describe a rare case of incercerated femoral hernia containing appendix. Femoral hernias are quite rare comparing to inguinal hernias, and might be more difficult to doagnose. During diagnosis and differentiation of femoral hernia possible cimplications such as incarceration of urinary bladder or intestin must be considered.
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