Rosen Stanchev Drebov

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The differentiated surgical approach to hydatid lung cysts and the operative techniques used in 343 children treated in the Department of Pediatric Surgery over 24 years (1975-1998) are presented. The left lung is involved in 143 children (41.7%), the right--in 155 (45.2%), whereas in 45 cases (13.1%) it is a matter of bilateral location. Infectious(More)
AIM To reveal the role of Video Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) in the treatment of different stages of pleural empyema in children. CLINICAL MATERIAL Between 2004 and 2006, 87 children aged from 11 months to 18 years were treated at the Department of Thoracic pediatric surgery for parapneumonic pleural complications (pleural empyema). The children(More)
This is a report on a retrospective study of experience had with complex treatment of pleuropulmonary blastoma in ten children aged 2-11 years, covering a 27-year period. In all patients diagnosis is made on the ground of clinical symptomatology, imaging methods and histological findings. All patients undergo surgery, as follows: tumor extirpation (n = 3),(More)
For a 10 years period (1996-2005) 66 children with severe caustic injuries of the esophagus and stomach were admitted at the Department of Pediatric Surgery. Subject of this article are 17 children with clinical, laboratory and intraoperative proven acute pancreatitis. The patients were admitted at the clinic 12 hours to 12 days after the ingestion of the(More)
This is a retrospective analysis of 651 children, aged 0 to 14 years, presenting chest and abdominal injuries, treated over a 6-year period in the section of pediatric surgery of the Emergency Medicine Institute "Pirogov". The results of studies on the etiopathogenesis of chest and abdominal trauma, patterns of associated lesions and quality of prehospital(More)
Mediastinal tumors are leading tumors in pediatric chest oncology. Teratogenic mediastinal tumors are characteristic of early childhood. For a period of 7 years 4 children with teratogenic tumors of the mediastinum--7.8 per cent of all mediastinal tumors--have been diagnosed at the Department of Pediatric Surgery, thoracic unit. The authors analyse the(More)
Aim  To present a new therapy for Poland syndrome (PS) using a novel surgical approach: the vertical expandable prosthetic titanium rib (VEPTR) system. Methods  The VEPTR system rib-to-rib variant was used to enhance the chest wall and vertebral column support in a young patient before walking age. Case Report  We present a 12-month-old infant diagnosed(More)
Over a nine-year period (1990-1998), a total of 196 children with pulmonary and associated hydatid disease, aged 2 to 16 years, undergo treatment in the Department of Pediatric Thoracic Surgery--Emergency Medicine Institute "N. I. Pirogov"--Sofia. One hundred thirty children (62.1%) present isolated, and sixty-six (38.8%)--associated hydatid disease, of(More)
Blunt traumatic injuries to the diaphragm are comparatively rare and are always associated with other severe injuries to the chest, abdomen, head and extremities. In childhood they are exceptionally rare. No such complication in blunt abdominal and thoracic trauma has been observed at the Clinic of Pediatric Surgery of the "Pirogov" Emergency Hospital in(More)