Witold Lesiuk

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Thrombosis of vena cava inferior can occur as complication of numerous diseases. Because of a variety of causes, the clinical signs accompanying thrombosis are often ambiguous, which is the cause of delay in initiation of appropriate treatment. This article presents three interesting cases of thrombosis of vena cava inferior in children accompanying(More)
Myasthenia gravis is an autoimmune disorder of peripheral nervous system, leading to fluctuating muscle weakness. It is caused by circulating antibodies that block acetylcholine nicotinic postsynaptic receptors at the postsynaptic neuromuscular junction. Myasthenic crisis is a life-threatening complication, which is defined as weakness from acquired(More)
BACKGROUND The social status of physicians has been traditionally high in Poland, over recent years, we have noticed increased patient expectations in relation to the newest technology and the highest possible competence. The patient s image of medical personnel may influence his or her opinion about the quality of the service and of the medical centre. At(More)
Early extubation of ELBW and VLBW premature infants treated with IMV results in decreased incidence of tracheal and laryngeal injury, lowers the risk of nosocomial infection, decreases the severity and frequency of bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD). Due to prematurity this group of patients is especially susceptible to extubation failure because of apnoe,(More)
Endotracheal suction is essential to keep the respiratory capacity of the bronchial tree. The aim of this study was to establish the principles reducing potential side-effects, like hypoxia, bradycardia, hypotension, arrhythmia, nosocomial infections. Analysing the literature we have selected the following major beneficial factors: 1:2 to 2:3 cathether -(More)
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