Witold Pawłowski

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Intracardiac fistulas are rare complications of infective endocarditis. We report an unusual case of successful surgical repair of intracardiac fistula between the left ventricle and the left atrium in the course of infective endocarditis in a 20-year-old patient. According to this we conclude that timely diagnosis, proper antibiotic treatment, and early(More)
We present a case of a 78-year-old woman with severe valvular aortic stenosis which was diagnosed for the first time ever in our department despite the patient having been treated by general practitioners for several years because of diabetes mellitus. The patient complained of recurrent syncope, effort dyspnea and angina. During echocardiographic(More)
INTRODUCTION World-wide distributed pests of Plodia interpunctella occur with increasing frequency also in Poland, in areas where food is prepared and stored, in dwellings, buildings of public use, hospitals. Larvae damage various products causing economic losses. There were no data about microbiota transmission by pests. The aim of our systematic studies(More)
International humanitarian law provides special protection devices and medical personnel during armed conflicts. In today's wars it became more frequent lack of respect for the protective emblems of the red cross and red crescent and the lack of respect for medical activities. The paper presents selected issues of humanitarian law with a particular emphasis(More)
The heart is the rarest site for neoplasms to be localized. Despite modern diagnostic techniques, cardiac tumours continue to among those discovered latest and with the worst prognoses. We present the case of a 62-year-old woman with a heart tumour and mediastinal lymphadenopathy, who was admitted to the Department of Cardiac Surgery. The patient underwent(More)
A case of a 56-year-old man with constrictive pericarditis which was diagnosed and operated for the first time in 1996, is described. After that, the patient has been hospitalised for several times because of heart failure. On admission to the hospital, he complained of dyspnea on exertion and peripheral edema. Computerised tomography of the chest(More)