Milan M Špuran

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Double common bile duct (DCBD) is a rare congenital anomaly in which two common bile ducts exist. One usually has normal drainage into the papilla duodeni major and the other usually named accessory common bile duct (ACBD) opens in different parts of upper gastrointestinal tract (stomach, duodenum, ductus pancreaticus or septum). This anomaly is of great(More)
BACKGROUND/AIM In recent years mental health of patients including those with chronic liver disease (CLD), has become interesting because its disturbance leads to reduced quality of life, that is associated with worsening of clinical outcome, reduced compliance and increased mortality. The aim of the study was to determinate the frequency and severity of(More)
INTRODUCTION Whipple's disease is a chronic, multisystem, infectious disease caused by Tropheryma whipplei. It most commonly affects Caucasian males, middle-aged. Morbus Whipple is primarily gastrointestinal disease, manifested as malabsorption syndrome, and diagnosed by endoscopy and intestinal biopsy. Extraintestinal manifestations are not rare. CASE(More)
Mucinous cystadenoma of the appendix is a rare condition and represents one of the three entities with the common name mucocele of the appendix. It is characterized by a cystic dilatation of the lumen with stasis of mucus inside it. Histopathologically mucocele is divided into three groups: focal or diffuse mucosal hyperplasia, mucinous cystadenoma and(More)
BACKGROUND/AIMS As well as causing chronic gastritis, Helicobacter pylori predisposes patients to peptic ulcer disease and gastric cancer, and induces gastric functional disorders. The aim of our study was to investigate the effects of H. pylori eradication therapy on the morphological and functional recovery of gastric antral and corpus D cells in patients(More)
We compared serological and clinical presentation of 38 adults (5 males, 33 females) and 37 children (15 boys, 22 girls) with anti-endomysial antibodies (AEA). AEA, antinuclear (ANA), anti-parietal (APA), anti-thyroid microsomal (ATMA), anti-thyreoglobulin (ATGA), anti-smooth muscle (SMA) and anti-mitochondrial (AMA) antibodies were detected by IIF.(More)
BACKGROUND Endoscopic ultrasonography(EUS) allows high-resolution demonstration of the entire gut wall. The aim of the study was to clarify the usefulness of the EUS in differential diagnosis of upper gastro-intestinal subepithelail lesions(SEL). METHODS From September 1998- March 2005, EUS was performed in 1600 patients. Among them, in 206pts (13%), this(More)
INTRODUCTION Arteriovenous fistula of the superior mesenteric blood vessels is a rare complicaton in abdominal surgery. CASE REPORT We presented a 49-year-old man with cramp-like abdominal pain, abdominal distension and weight loss symptoms, with a history of previous small bowel resection and right colectomy, due to Crohn disease, 16 years ago. Clinical(More)
Gastrointestinal stromal tumor is a form of mesenchimal neoplasm that may be present in all parts of gastrointestinal system. We are reviewing diagnostic and therapeutic algorithms for patient with diagnosed gastrointestinal neoplasm of small intestine, experiencing repeated episodes of painful bleeding from gastrointestinal trackt.