Lukáš Otruba

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Dear Sir, Quality of life (QoL) is defined as the difference between expectations and experience [1]. A part of the overall QoL is health-related quality of life (HRQoL), which is influenced by the health of patients and can be changed through treatment. Since the 1990s, there have been increased efforts to evaluate QoL of patients in all medical fields.(More)
We present the clinical, radiological and pathological features of a case of a cranial hypertrophic pachymeningitis that developed in the course of mastoiditis and petrous apex inflammation and responded to immunosuppressive therapy only. Documented by the development of clinical findings, magnetic resonance imaging, cerebrospinal fluid changes,(More)
Mucosal maxillary cysts (MMCs) are usually asymptomatic and are often diagnosed as an incidental finding. The aim of this study is to assess clinical significance of MMCs and the long-term effect of surgical treatment on the symptoms initially addressed to MMCs. The study included a retrospective analysis of 64 patients who had undergone surgery for MMC(More)
BACKGROUND A significant percentage of children with cleft palate suffer from otitis media with effusion and its consequences, such as deafness, chronic adhesive otitis and cholesteatoma. This study aimed to determine whether these effects can be minimised by selecting pharyngofixation as the surgical technique for cleft palate correction. METHODS A(More)
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