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OBJECTIVES The goal of endovascular repair is to protect the patient from aneurysm rupture. Careful surveillance should be performed postoperatively in order to select patients with aneurysm growth and, therefore, the highest rupture risk. The aim of the study was to present our experience with aneurysm rupture in long-term follow-up after endovascular… (More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Laparoscopy has acquired an unquestionable position in surgical practice as a diagnostic and operative tool. Recently, the laparoscopic approach has become a valuable option for adrenalectomy. This paper reports, in detail, our experience of laparoscopic adrenalectomy performed for adrenal tumors. METHODS We performed 12… (More)
Analysis of 208 patients with atherosclerosis of the lower extremities and co-existing diabetes mellitus was performed to document actual symptoms, to propose a classification of extremity ischemic to localisate atherosclerotic changes and to evaluate therapeutic methods and their results. Authors suggest that to improve therapeutic results in this group of… (More)
Riebler's dental paste is well known to dentists and is widely used in conservative treatment of infected dental pulp. The possibility is described of its successful use in the treatment of suppurative cutaneocaecostomy, one of the most serious surgical complications.
In the recent years a constant increase of the number of surgical patients with associated diabetes mellitus is observed. Surgical risk is still higher and therapeutic results are worse than in patients without diabetes mellitus. Many years of experience of our department in the surgical treatment of lower limb atherosclerosis (A0) in patients with… (More)
A matched case-control study was performed to compare the prognosis of six renal transplant recipients with a control group of non-transplant patients, both groups presenting with native kidney tumors. Patients were matched for age, gender, neoplasm histology, and TNM classification. The follow-up ranged from 8 to 131 months (median 32 months) after… (More)
An atypical and very rare case of renovascular hypertension is described. Hypertension was caused by compression of the renal artery by a crus of the diaphragm.
In 62 patients 72 repeated multiple operations on the arteries of lower extremities were carried out. In 7 cases both lower extremities had to be amputated at mid-femoral level. The time from the first vascular operations to the amputation of the other extremity ranged from 6 months and 16 days to 8 years and 30 days (mean 5 years).