Krzysztof Leksowski

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Background: Many methods have been advocated for control of pain in patients suffering from chronic pancreatitis. Some patients may be considered for pancreatic denervation. This study was performed to evaluate the effect of thoracoscopic splanchnicetomy (TS) on pain intensity and many of the common daily functions in patients with intractable pain due to(More)
A prospective randomized study was performed to assess the value of some individual risk factors for postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV), and to compare the efficacy of ondansetron, metoclopramide, dexamethason, and combinations of these antiemetics in preventing PONV in patients after laparoscopic cholecystectomy. The study enrolled 210 patients (157(More)
Severe upper abdominal pain is a dominant and distressing feature of advanced pancreatic cancer. This study was performed to evaluate pain intensity and to determine the ways in which pain may interfere with the common daily activities of patients with intractable pain before and after thoracoscopic splanchnicectomy. Twenty-six left-sided thoracoscopic(More)
This study aimed to assess the usefulness of computed tomographic colonography (CTC) in preoperative evaluation of colorectal tumors and the entire bowel including endoscopically inaccessible regions. Colonoscopy and CTC were performed for 49 patients. The tumor and the entire colon were assessed, and the results were compared with colonoscopy. The(More)
UNLABELLED THE AIM OF THE STUDY was to determine factors responsible for patient satisfaction after treatment at the surgical department. MATERIAL AND METHODS The study was conducted in six health care units, which were divided into two groups: Group I: 3 hospitals with the number of beds exceeding 400, and Group II: 3 hospitals with the number of beds(More)
Endoscopic sphincterotomy and stone extraction has become method of choice in the treatment of residual lithiasis after cholecystectomy. Then safe endeavour and effective, yet despite many advantages possible complications are. The paper presents a rare case endoscopic sphincterotomy under form of gigantic abscess of extraperitoneal space from consequent(More)
The epidemic nature of obesity in industrialized countries is a serious health and social concern. The number of obese people has significantly increased in the past 20 years. In Poland excess weight and obesity are a serious epidemiological concern. In terms of the number of overweight people, Poland is a leader in Europe. Therefore, indicating many(More)
Cornelia de Lange syndrome (typus degenerativus amstelodamensis, CdLS, Brachmann syndrome) is a complex, congenital, multi-gene anomaly characterized by mental retardation. Its features include growth inhibition, hirsutism, structural anomalies of the limbs and abnormal development of osseous structures of the face. Independent of the phenotype of the(More)
Acute coronary syndrome is a leading cause of emergency medical treatment and hospitalization in Poland. High-speed electrocardiogram (ECG) has shown good accuracy of the initial diagnosis and of the final diagnosis in treated cardiac patients. Initial diagnosis and definitive diagnosis were analyzed statistically (P<0.0001). Although much is said about the(More)
INTRODUCTION The subject of chronic stress and ways of dealing with it are very broad. The aim of this study was to analyze stress and anxiety and their influence on suicidal thinking among medical students. MATERIALS AND METHODS The study was conducted in the years 2014 to 2015 in Poland, at the Medical University-Nicolaus Copernicus University,(More)