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BACKGROUND Type D personality is a risk indicator in cardiac patients. The validity and reliability of the Type D Scale (DS14) have been confirmed in Western Europe but not outside this context. PURPOSE We examined the structural, convergent, and divergent validity and the reliability of the DS14 in the Ukrainian setting. METHOD Healthy Ukrainian… (More)
An experience with 16 radical operations for cancer of the pancreatic body and tail is analysed. The increased resectability and reduced mortality was gained by elaborating and introducing into clinical practice some new original methods of surgery: an extensive left-sided resection of the pancreas, performed in 5 patients with one case of mortality, and… (More)
Experience of performance of pancreatic resection during two years in the clinic was summarized. In 90.4% of patients there was revealed malignant tumor, as a rule, in III-IV stage, complicated by jaundice, gastrointestinal bleeding and ileus. Postoperative complications rate was 28.8%, mortality--9.6%, after proximal pancreatic resection--11.4%. Pancreatic… (More)
The literature data concerning metabolic disorders after performance of total pancreatectomy and the results of analysis of this intervention, done in 2003-2004 yrs in 4 patients are presented.