N. Goranov

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OBJECTIVE Thymectomy is considered an effective therapeutic option for patients with myasthenia gravis (MG). We reviewed our 25-years experience with surgical treatment of MG with respect to long-term results and factors affecting outcome. METHODS Between 1978 and 2002, we performed 232 thymectomies for MG. Fifteen patients were lost to follow-up; the(More)
UNLABELLED The creeping infections of the flexor foot tendons are a common reason for amputation of limbs in diabetic patients. Usually the process starts from the fingers and spreads through their long flexors. METHODS Of the total of 149 operated patients, 49 underwent selective removal of the m. flexor hallucis longus tendon, and amputation of the 1st(More)
UNLABELLED After introduction of the transperitoneal endoscopic adrenalectomy in 1992 and retroperitoneal adrenalectomy (RA) in 1994, the both techniques were widely accepted in the routine surgery practices. Now some authors described them as a "golden standard" in the surgical treatment of adrenal disorders. MATERIAL AND METHOD 34 retroperitoneal(More)
An opening and a major stage of the diabetic septic foot surgical treatment is the primary surgical processing that is usually combined with amputation of separate fingers or with various types of transmetatarsal amputations. Out of the total of 379 operated patients 35.7% underwent amputation of separate fingers, combined with resection of the metatarsal(More)
The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of therapeutic ultrasound upon some functional parameters in dogs with stifle joint osteoarthritis. Experimental osteoarthritis was induced in 6 mixedbreed dogs by injections of sodium monoiodoacetate in the left knee joint. The right joint served as control. The clinical and goniometric status of dogs(More)
Over a period of 23 years (1980-2002) 407 cases of differential thyroid gland cancer were operated, monitored and analyzed at the Endocrine Surgery Clinic of Alexandrovska University Hospital. Of them 71.7% were monitored over a period of more than 10 years (up to 23 years), and 39.3% were monitored between 15 and 23 years. The youngest patient was 12 years(More)
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