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We present clinical and radiological findings in a case of collecting (Bellini) duct carcinoma (CDC). This is a rare and aggressive kidney cancer originating from the distal renal tubule. The patient underwent radical nephrectomy and the pathological report showed trabeculopapillary, partially solid adenocarcinoma infiltrating the renal capsule and sinus.(More)
The paper presents the case of a 73-year-old patient with a history of tuberculosis of the hip in childhood who received an Exeter total hip prosthesis. Tuberculosis recurred 58 years after primary infection and 9 years after THA. The authors analyzed the available literature, which described only a few case reports, because Mycobacterium tuberculosis(More)
P27Kip1 protein is a cell cycle inhibitor which blocks the transition of cells from G1 to S phase, while Ki-67 is the most specific marker of proliferative activity. Both proteins are independent predictors of clinical outcome in various neoplasms. The aim of the study was to assess the prognostic value of p27Kip1 and Ki-67 expression in urothelial bladder(More)
The authors report 8 adenomatoid tumors treated in the Urology Department of the Medical Academy of Warsaw by organ sparing surgery during 1985-2003. Microscopic and immuno-histochemic investigations confirmed their benign character and histiogenesis. Follow-up of 6 treated patients, over 5-15 years did not reveal recurrence of the neoplasm. Two patients(More)
The results of irradiation of the internal wall of bladder in rabbits with YAG:Ne laser developed at the Institute of Optoelectronics, Military Technical Academy in Warsaw are presented. The value of this laser in coagulation of the wall of bladder at 35W and exposure 0.2-8.0 seconds is stressed out. Results justify clinical trials with the use of this type(More)
Leydig cell tumours deriving from the gonadal stroma represent one per cent of all testicular tumours. They may occur at any age. Ten per cent of cases are malignant. There is no evidence that they are prone to develop in undescended testis. We report the rare case of leydigioma in 71 year old man with unilateral cryptorchidism. Only a few cases have been(More)