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Caffeine is probably the most frequently ingested pharmacologically active substance in the world. It is found in common beverages (coffee, tea, soft drinks), in products containing cocoa or chocolate, and in medications. Because of its wide consumption at different levels by most segments of the population, the public and the scientific community have(More)
Ultrasonography has had relatively long history (approximately 20 years) in the diagnosing carpal tunnel syndrome, but as late as in last decade has gained greater popularity and has been applied in the clinic. Numerous studies revealed that the most accurate parameter indicating the compression of the median nerve in the carpal tunnel is the cross(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of the study was to determine the prevalence and awareness of particular types of oral parafunctions in young healthy students and any association with temporomandibular disorders (TMD). MATERIAL AND METHODS The study was performed in a randomly selected group of 303 healthy students (mean age 18.8 years) from the vocational technical(More)
We write about case of 60-year-old man with a forearm tumor about 7 cm large. The change revealed to have inflammatory-like etiology. The surgery made a good result for the health and quality of life for the patient. The histopatlogy excluded the neoplastic etiology. We observed phenomenas big tumor and no pathological indication in function of medial and(More)
Carpal tunnel syndrome is the most common compressive neuropathy of the upper extremity. Because of that many different methods of diagnostics is used to make proper diagnosis. Few of them, like: MRI, ultrasounds or nerve conductivity speed are used more often than others. Also among surgical methods of treatment some gain an advantage over others. In this(More)
In the paper we present the early results in 10 patients operated with the VuePass system for minimally invasive spine surgery (MISS). The system employs the paramedial approach to the spine preserving the muscle insertion to the posterior elements of the spinal column. The system is used at the Spine Department of the University Hospital in Poznan since(More)
The most difficult in proper qualification of the patient with chronic low back pain for an operative treatment is determination of the chance for satisfactory result. The diversity of the pain eliciting structure in the spine influence the decision. In the paper we have analyzed patient where the operative treatment was considered. In 149 patients divided(More)
57 cases of cubital tunnel syndrome were treated by anterior subcutaneous transposition of the ulnar nerve. Physical examination showed that ulnar nerve function--motor and sensory improved after surgery treatment. Subcutaneous transposition is a reliable and effective surgical option.