Piotr Błasiak

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BACKGROUND The aim of the study was to evaluate the prognostic power of new classifications of N descriptor created basing on the number (NLN) and the ratio of metastatic lymph nodes (RLN) in NSCLC compared to the current classification (CLN). METHODS The data of 529 patients with NSCLC operated with the intention of radical resection, were analyzed. The(More)
The occurrence of a second lung tumor after surgical removal of lung cancer usually indicates a lung cancer metastasis, but sometimes a new lesion proves to be a new primary lung cancer, i.e., metachronous lung cancer. The goal of the present study was to conduct a clinical evaluation of patients with metachronous lung cancer and lung cancer metastasis, and(More)
AIM OF THE STUDY The resection of pulmonary metastases is a routine practice of thoracic surgery wards; however, clear protocols or prognostic factors defining the surgical treatment criteria are still not available. The aim of the study is to evaluate the prognostic factors associated with long-term survival in a group of patients who underwent resection(More)
Kikuchi Fujimoto disease (KFD) as a rare self-limiting lymphadenopathy of short and benign course concerns most frequently the lymph nodes of the neck. The most common symptoms are painfulness of the diseased area, fever and night sweating. The etiology is not well understood, but in the role of pathogenesis viral, autoimmune and genetic factors are taken(More)
Computed tomography is performed in every patient before lung tumour resection. The presented case realises how important it is to perform this study with contrast. In a 75-year-old male we detected a tumour ingrowing from the right lung through the right lower pulmonary vein into the left atrium of the heart. The patient was qualified for primary(More)
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