Wojciech Sierszeń

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Authors present a rare case of the papillary thyroid carcinoma in thyroglossal duct cyst in a 40 year-old woman. Preoperative assessment (palpation and ultrasonography) showed symptoms of typical thyroglossal duct cyst and the final diagnosis was established after histopathological examination of the surgical specimen. Epidemiology, diagnostic methods and(More)
UNLABELLED Bone destruction in chronic otitis media with cholesteatoma is a common phenomenon. Expanding growth of cholesteatoma in the middle ear causes ischemia of the mucosa and bones with granulation tissue production. THE AIM OF THIS STUDY was to assess the expression and distribution of the key regulators of bone destruction: osteoprotegerin (OPG),(More)
UNLABELLED Surgery is the most effective method of improving hearing in patients with otosclerosis. The level of improvement depends on the stage of the disease and the chosen surgical method. THE AIM OF THIS STUDY is to present hearing results in patients treated surgically by means of different types of prostheses and methods of vestibule sealing. (More)
Seventy six patients (55 males and 21 females) aged from 39 to 89 (mean 63.7 +/- 9.7) years with multiple primary cancers were described. Larynx cancer was the most commonly seen multiple primary cancer component (35.5%) followed by lung cancer (12.5%). Combination of larynx cancer and lung cancer was the most often observed connection (21.1%). In seventeen(More)
UNLABELLED Acquired post inflammatory external auditory canal atresia is a rear complication of external ear disease. It is presented as a connective tissue scar in bony part of external auditory canal. The aim of this study is clinical and epidemiological analysis and presentation of diagnostics and treatment results of patients with atresia treated in the(More)
A case of chemodectoma in 58 year old woman is presented. The tumour was located in the parapharyngeal space. During preoperative arteriography and embolization a hemiparesis was noticed, probably caused by the thrombus in the cerebral medial artery. Early radiological examination of brain arteries allowed to perform specific treatment in only two hours(More)
The surgical treatment of head and neck cancer can be limited by the risk of postoperative complications, both local and medical. When it occurs, it usually leads to prolonged length of stay after the surgery and sometimes can be life-threatening. Early identification of risk factors based on clinical data is essential and is helpful in medical treatment.