Vlatka Busić

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Iatrogenic colon injury during a colonoscopy procedure is rare. The controversy exists when the surgical treatment of such lesions is concerned: operative or conservative. This case report is in favor of the operative endoscopic approach, with a literature review. An 80-year-old male sustained an iatrogenic endoscopic sigmoid colon perforation. Laparoscopic(More)
The spleen is the most frequently injured organ in adults who sustain blunt abdominal trauma. The aim is to report on a patient with non-penetrating gunshot traumatic injury to the spleen and pancreas, and to evaluate the result after 12 years A soldier with gunshot wound of the left lateral abdominal wall was admitted to the Military Hospital in Mostar in(More)
BACKGROUND More than 75% of all injuries in modern wars are injuries of the extremities, usually with highly contaminated wounds and major soft tissue destruction. In this review, we present the late functional results for 35 of 41 wounded patients who sustained solitary war injuries of the extremities with open fractures. METHODS During a 6-month period(More)
Although cholecystoduodenal fistula is traditionally considered a contraindication for laparoscopic cholecystectomy, literature search reveals reports of cholecystoduodenal fistulae successfully repaired laparoscopically, regardless whether cholecystoduodenal fistula was diagnosed before or during operation. Here we present a case of preoperatively(More)
In the past few years, laparoscopy has been increasingly used in patients with acute abdominal trauma. This metod in experienced hands enables direct eye visualisation of abdominal cavity, ensures accurate and early diagnosis and leads to prompt decision on the therapy. Reviewing the literature, laparoscopy in acute abdominal trauma is a safe and accurate(More)
Acute cholecystitis has been considered a contraindication for laparoscopic cholecystectomy after its affirmation as the golden standard for treatment of chronic cholecystitis. However, over time it has been proven that acute cholecystitis could also be managed laparoscopically, although it was technically demanding procedure, burdened with relatively high(More)
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