Natalia Motaş

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INTRODUCTION Lung cancer is an extremely serious disease, in most cases the onset of symptoms comes in late stages of the disease. Local and distant tumor development limits the surgical indication, many times the surgical act being a heroic one. Out of all pulmonary resections pneumonectomies are real challenges as possible postoperatory complications can(More)
The authors present the case of a male patient misdiagnosed with right upper lobe tuberculosis and repeatedly treated for this in the last two years, without response. In our institution, the source of the hemoptysis proved to be a pulmonary carcinoma, which in its evolution involved the carina and the last tracheal ring. Right carenal pneumonectomy with(More)
Solitary pulmonary nodule represents a radiological entity with unknown prevalence in general population. As definition, solitary pulmonary nodule has 3 cm diameter or less and is surrounded by lung parenchyma, with no other abnormalities on the same chest X-ray or CT scan film. The differential diagnosis of the solitary pulmonary nodule includes over 100(More)
INTRODUCTION Over the last decades, several definitions and classifications of cervico-mediastinal goiters and thyroid masses have been proposed. We analyze and discuss the clinical presentation, the diagnostic procedures and the surgical technique in relation to post-operative complications and results in cervico-mediastinal thyroid masses admitted in our(More)
PURPOSE The impact of adjuvant chemotherapy (CT) in the management of radically resected stage IB non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) is highly debated. The aim of this study was to evaluate the outcome of this category of patients treated at our institution. METHODS We retrospectively analysed the survival data of patients with pathologic stage IB NSCLC,(More)
Pericardial effusion may appear in any malignancy, but most commonly in lung, breast cancer and lymphoma. Patients in these cases are usually with advanced malignancy and have an overall poor prognosis. The pericardial effusions may be malignant – malignant cells present in the fluid or in the pericardium or epicardium, or nonmalignant. Difference in(More)
The posterior mediastinum is the potential space along each side of the vertebral column and adjacent proximal portions of the ribs--the paravertebral sulci. From the posterior mediastinal tumors, the most commonly encountered are the neurogenic tumors (75%), the remaining 25% are represented by a heterogenous group of rare tumors including teratoma,(More)
UNLABELLED Bronchial resections are surgical procedures in which bronchial continuity is interrupted, followed by reconstruction of resected ends through terminal anastomosis or various forms of plastic procedures. The purpose of these interventions is to preserve functional lung parenchyma. These procedures are indicated in tumors with central location as(More)
INTRODUCTION Echinococcosis is endemic in Romania. Hydatid cyst can develop in any segment or organ, but the most frequent locations are liver and lung. Mediastinal hydatid lesions are extremly rare and only a few cases exists in the medical literature. MATERIAL AND METHOD Between 1994 and 2011 Thoracic Surgery Clinic, UMF "Carol Davila" there were 3(More)
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