Vanco Petrov

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The aim of our study was to investigate trends over time in the mortality of elderly patients after femoral neck fractures treated with bipolar hemiarthroplasty. Altogether 487 cases of femoral neck fracture treated with bipolar hemiarthroplasty were observed during a 20-year period. Mortality rates were calculated for five years postoperatively. To account(More)
Surgical treatment of femoral neck fractures is associated with a significant impact on quality of life. The aim of this study was to determine the long-term influence of displaced femoral neck fractures treated by bipolar hemiarthroplasty on the activities of daily living, quality of life and social dependency. We studied 487 geriatric patients treated in(More)
A steady increase of incidence of skin melanoma and soft tissue sarcomas of the extremities currently continues to be observed. Taking into account the high probability of developing of locally disseminated forms of skin melanoma and soft tissue sarcomas of extremities, the need to use combined methods in their treatment is quite high. In the 21st century(More)
Wide excision of neoplasm is most frequently used in surgery for soft tissue tumors, on appropriate sites and whenever the "envelope" can be preserved. The most frequent site of pelvic girdle soft-tissue tumors was the glutal area (39.0 +/- 4.8%). Out of 100 patients with such sarcomas, wide excision of tumor was performed in 82, and tumor excision + bone(More)