Tomasz Marjański

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Catamenial pneumothorax should be defined as recurrent accumulation of air in the pleural cavity in reproductive-age women without concomitant respiratory diseases. The sine qua non criterion is the occurrence of the pneumothorax in the period of 72 hours before or after the menses. Additional criteria include characteristic pleural lesions, right-sided(More)
PURPOSE Molecular features of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) in never-smokers are not well recognized. We assessed the expression of genes potentially related to lung cancer etiology in smoking vs. never-smoking NSCLC patients. METHODS We assayed frozen tumor samples from surgically resected 31 never-smoking and 54 clinically pair-matched smoking(More)
OBJECTIVES Low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) screening improves lung cancer prognosis but also results in diagnostic work-up and surgical treatment in many individuals without cancer. Therefore, we analysed the procedures that screening participants underwent to better understand the extent of overdiagnosis. METHODS Between 2009 and 2011, 8649 healthy(More)
INTRODUCTION High thoracic epidural anesthesia (TEA) causes blockade of sympathetic fibers involved in innervation of the heart (segments T1-T4), which results in changes of cardiac electrophysiology. The anti-arrhythmic effects of TEA on supraventricular arrhythmias, mainly atrial fibrillation, are controversial. THE AIM OF THE STUDY The aim of the study(More)
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