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OBJECTIVES This is a retrospective review of 15 patients with primary and secondary aneurysms of extracranial carotid arteries treated surgically and endoluminally over 20 years in one centre. PATIENTS AND METHODS Fifteen aneurysms of extracranial carotid arteries were noticed in the same number of patients: five atherosclerotic, two after previous(More)
UNLABELLED The aim of the study was an assessment of the incidence of injury to cranial and peripheral nerves as complication of patency restoration of the internal carotid artery, and analysis of the effect of peripheral nerve injury on the results of carotid patency restoration. From Oct 1987 to Sept 1999 543 procedures were carried out for restoration of(More)
This is a case report of a 30-year-old female patient with a splenic arteriovenous fistula of rare, atypical clinical course. The patient was admitted to the hospital due to strong abdominal pains and fever. 13 years earlier, the patient underwent splenectomy due to post-traumatic rupture of the spleen. On imaging examinations prior to surgery(More)
The procedure in case of injury of the duodenum as a complication of endoscopic sphincterotomy remains controversial. We have studied all the cases of duodenal injury after endoscopic sphincterotomy during last 5 years to indicate the best strategy of surgical treatment. We observed 10 cases of duodenal perforations following 464 endoscopic(More)
The authors discusses causes of conversion after laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC). 16 cases of technical and emergency conversions have been presented. The link between the experience of the surgeon and the frequency of such conditions has been emphasized. It has been established that emergency conversion is a complication in LC, while technical conversion(More)
The causes of acute limb ischaemia after reconstructive arterial surgery may include excessive peripheral resistance, considerable arterial blood pressure fall, technical error, separation of the intima, or embolization by dislodged thromboembolic material. The purpose of the work was and analysis of causes and results of treatment in the clinical material(More)
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