Slavko Šimunić

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We report a rare case in which mechanical extrinsic erosion of the descending thoracic aorta resulted in perforation and periaortic hematoma formation in a 16-year-old girl. Five months before admission to our clinic, the patient had undergone surgical spondylosyndesis with inner vertebral fixation, for the correction of scoliosis. Subsequently, a screw on(More)
A case of arteriovenous fistula of the left internal mammary artery occluded by Gianturco coil is reported. A 26-year-old male suffered multiple explosive injuries. Right heart failure developed postoperatively. Digital subtraction angiography demonstrated arteriovenous fistulas between the left internal mammary artery and left subclavian and innominate(More)
Slavko [imuni}1, Laszlo Horváth2, Kre{imir Glavina1, Bela Fornet3, Nada Be{enski4, Gyula Vargha5 and Ivan Lovasi}6 1 Department of Radiology, University Hospital »Osijek«, Osijek, Croatia 2 Department of Radiology, University Hospital Medical School, Pécs, Hungary 3 Private Clinic, Miskolc, Hungary 4 Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology,(More)
Until wide use of ultrasound in diagnostic procedures took its part, the only relevant procedures to diagnose Infantile Hypertrophic Pyloric Stenosis (IHPS) were clinical examination and X-ray of gastroduodenal tract. Use of diagnostic ultrasound avoids harmful effects of X-rays on immature children's tissues. Reliability of the procedure is very high. In(More)
We report the case of a patient, a 19-year-old young man, with a rare malformation of the pulmonary blood vessels--a complex arteriovenous (A-V) fistula. The disease was characterized by typical signs of the right-to-left shunt: cyanosis, clubbed fingers and exertional dyspnea. Hypoxemia and polyglobulia were present in the blood examination findings and(More)