Maciej Narski

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OBJECTIVE To compare the diagnostic yield of the transcervical extended mediastinal lymphadenectomy (TEMLA) and the cervical mediastinoscopy (CM) in detecting metastatic mediastinal lymph nodes in NSCLC patients. METHODS Prospective, randomized, single-blind clinical study. RESULTS There were 41 NSCLC patients enrolled in the study; 21 were randomized(More)
UNLABELLED The aim of the study was to analyze the impact of extended rethymectomy in patients with myasthenia gravis. Additionally, an original technique of resternotomy is described. Extended rethymectomy was performed on 21 patients with refractory myastenic symptoms after a previous transsternal thymectomy. In 8 patients the original video-assisted(More)
Endobronchial leiomyomas are rare tumours arising from the smooth muscle on the bronchial tree. We describe a patient with a six-month history of chest infections, who was treated surgically with a video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS) lobectomy. The pathology revealed an endobronchial leiomyoma that coexisted with postobstructive pulmonary non-necrotising(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess if the bilateral mediastinal lymphadenectomy results in lymphatic congestion in the lungs producing clinically significant impairment of respiratory function. METHODS In the prospective, randomized, double-blind clinical study, non-small cell lung carcinoma patients underwent preoperatively mediastinoscopy or the transcervical extended(More)
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