Stanisław J Kwiek

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Carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA), neuron-specific enolase (NSE) and ferritin serum levels were assessed before treatment in 109 small cell lung cancer patients. CEA and ferritin serum levels were estimated by immunoenzymatic method: Abbott kits were used. NSE serum level was assessed by radioimmunoassay Pharmacia kits. In 38 patients the disease was(More)
 Objectives: The aim of the study was to analyse the effectiveness and usefulness of treatment of hydrocephalus by Endoscopic Third Ventriculostomy (ETV). We sought to relate rates of failure to the cause of hydrocephalus, distinguishing between early and late outcome.  Patients and methods: Between September 1999 and April 2001, 30 patients underwent ETV.(More)
Only few reports can be found on endoscopic third ventriculostomy (ETV) in the Polish literature, and the majority of other reports concern paediatric or mixed population. This has induced the authors to report their experience with ETV in adults, reporting the results and discussing the usefulness and effectiveness of this procedure, causes of(More)
The objective of the study was to evaluate the dependence of facial nerve paresis, as a symptom of cerebellopontine angle tumour, on the histopathological subtype of vestibular schwannoma, diagnosed from a post-operative histopathological examination. We retrospectively analysed 91 surgically treated patients with vestibular schwannoma. We studied the(More)
Autologous predegenerated (10 days after transection) (PD) distal stumps of rat sciatic nerves and nonpredegenerated (NPD) nerves were implanted into the hippocampus. Light microscopic examination of sections treated by hematoxylin-eosin and Nauta-Gygax silver method was performed at 2, 4, 8, and 16 weeks following implantation and revealed that two weeks(More)