Rozhledy v chirurgii : mesicnik Ceskoslovenske chirurgicke spolecnosti
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[Videothoracoscopy and video-assisted thoracic procedures in the diagnosis and therapy of diseases of the thoracic cavity (experience with 1...
Videothoracoscopic procedures and video-assisted thoracic surgery (V.A.T.S.) are up-to-date procedures in thoracic surgery. The authors evaluated results from 155 cases. They reviewed especially indications, complications and results. The most frequent indications were spontaneous pneumothorax, flui...
[Determination of prognostic factors in surgical treatment of myasthenia gravis].
The authors evaluated, using statistical analysis, the importance of prognostic factors in patients subjected to thymectomy on account of myasthenia gravis. The results revealed a better prognosis of the disease, if the history was less than 6 months, preoperative treatment less than 1.5 years, a hi...
[Late diagnosed rupture of the diaphragm --a case review].
The authors describe a case of the patient with late diagnosis of the diaphragmatic rupture. There was a bowel obstruction found in X-ray scan. After endotracheal intubation was complicated of tension pneumotorax. Laparotomy was found rupture of the diaphragm.
[Submucous lipoma as a cause of invagination in adulthood]
The casuistry describes the invagination that occurred to a 67-years old patient due to the small intestine lipom. The patient with the three-day abdominal pain and vomiting was admitted to the department of surgery. On the basis of the CT examination the patient underwent an operation for the invag...
[Distal pancreatic resections: indications, surgical technique, and complications].
We performed 51 distal pancreatic resections at our department from 1996 to 2008, 40 of which were distal pancreatic resections with splenectomy (78%). We performed 149 duodenopancreatectomies in the same time period. Benign lesions or borderline lesions (chronic pancreatitis, benign tumours, border...
[Elective videothoracoscopy--a tool for prevention of primary spontaneous pneumothorax?].
Pathological changes of the lung tissue were detected with the same rate in the both, right and left lung apices. In miniinvasive procedures, they were always easily located, as anticipated. In all of the subjects, the changed tissue was removed using peripheral lung resections, with concomittant pl...
[Results and complications of laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding--12 years experience]
We report our 12-year experience with this method. PATIENTS AND METHODS: On list of 100 patients (76% women, 24% men) operated since February 1998 until December 2006 we present results and complications, reoperations. Mean follow up was 5.2 years (0.5-11.8). Patients lost to follow up was 22% at 5...
[Dynamics of the sliding screw].
Fractures of the upper end of the femur are treated by the authors since August 1993 by the method of a dynamic gliding screws. This method is considered sparing and economical. The operation is implemented as urgent with a screen of antibiotics and anticoagulants in order to reduce postoperative co...
[A rare cause of hemorrhage into the upper gastrointestinal tract in children].
The authors deals in the introduction with the problem of haemorrhage into the GIT in children. He describes the case of a 12-year-old boy where originally intermittent mild haematemesis developed after 30 hours into profuse haemorrhage and called for urgent surgical intervention. Severe oesophagorr...
[Neoplastic thrombosis of the inferior vena cava in kidney carcinoma].
The average duration of IVC closure using vascular clips was 6.3 minutes (3-12 minutes), the average blood loss was 1.7 litres. The intraoperativev mortality rate of the whole study group was 0%. In a single patient, an incompletely removed thrombus resulted in massive pulmonary embolization on day...