Krzysztof Leksowski

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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)
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)
BACKGROUND 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. METHODS Colonoscopy and CTC were performed for 49 patients. The tumor and the entire colon were assessed, and the results were compared with(More)
INTRODUCTION The need to reduce pollution emissions in the operating room and to reduce treatment costs motivates more frequent use of general anaesthesia with a small or minimal fresh gas flow rate. Nevertheless, the reduction of the delivery of fresh gases should not influence the quality and safety of the anaesthesia. MATERIAL AND METHODS A total of(More)
BACKGROUND The rapid international expansion of telemedicine reflects the growth of technological innovations. This technological advancement is transforming the way in which patients can receive health care. MATERIALS AND METHODS The study was conducted in Poland, at the Department of Cardiology of the Regional Hospital of Louis Rydygier in Torun. The(More)
Virtually created panic among health care workers about pandemic acquired immune deficiency syndrome prompted us to review the scientific literature to investigate the risk of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) transmission in the daily works of health care workers, especially surgeons and anesthesiologists. In this review, we report worldwide valuations of(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)
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 stress related to patient's stay in a hospital increases when it is necessary to perform a surgery. Therefore, the study of the phenomenon of stress intensity in hospitalized patients has become an important issue for public health. MATERIAL AND METHOD The study was conducted in University Hospital No. 1 in the cardiosurgery clinic. The(More)
INTRODUCTION Haemorrhoids are small anatomical structures within the anal canal that are involved in the proper functioning of the lower gastrointestinal tract. Factors favouring the development of haemorrhoidal disease are insufficient physical activity, prolonged sitting and hence a shortage of physical activity, as well as poor diet which lacks adequate(More)