Radu Matache

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13541 Background: The combination of OXA or IRI with 5FU-LV are accepted as standard treatment for metastatic colorectal cancer. However, the right sequence in first or second line is still under debate. We developed a non-randomised prospective study in first line metastatic colorectal cancer comparing the efficacy and the toxicity of three different(More)
Barrett esophagus is a rare medical entity. We present the case of a 56 years female patient admitted in our clinic for surgical treatment of a complication of a rigid stenosis of the lower esophagus. The situation is particular by the presence of two digestive strictures due to the same cause: gastric acid aggression. The steps of therapy of Barrett(More)
INTRODUCTION Tracheobronchial disruption is one of the most severe injuries caused by blunt chest trauma. A high index of clinical suspicion and accurate interpretation of radiological findings are necessary for prompt surgical intervention with primary repair of the airway. Delays in treatment increases the risk of partial to complete bronchial stenosis.(More)
PURPOSE To present the technique of total body irradiation (TBI), applied for the first time in Romania, at the Institute of Oncology Bucharest, as part of stem cell transplantation for hematological malignancies. PATIENTS AND METHODS The total dose administered was 12 Gy at the reference point, 2 Gy/fraction, one fraction per day, 6 consecutive days,(More)
Granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA or Wegener) is a systemic autoimmune disease with inflammation of small- and medium-size vessels. It can affect practically any organ or system, but renal, respiratory andjoint systems are most frequently damaged. Positive pANCA antibodies can raise the suspicion of diagnosis. Subglottic stenosis is relatively frequent,(More)
The article presents the case of a 60-year-old asymptomatic woman whose chest X-ray screening showed bilateral pulmonary nodules of uncertain etiology. Initially, the main suspicion concerned multiple pulmonary metastases, but the anatomical pathology examination of two of the surgically removed lung nodules revealed a benign pattern--foreign body(More)
Vein pulmonary anomalies are seldom met. They have a prevalence of 0.4-0.7% of the cases (according to the American authors). The case under discussion is a 68-year-old patient, who was admitted in the hospital for hemoptysis in low quantity but recurrent, physical asteny, fever and weight loss. The onset had been two months before admission to the(More)
Between November 2001-April 2010, 107 tracheal resections were performed in our department for different types of tracheal stenosis: iatrogenic or tumoral, benign or malignant. We present the diagnosis and treatment principles that we used, along with our results. We operated on 74 (69.15%) iatrogenic postintubation tracheal stenosis, 6 (5.6%) of them(More)
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