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MUDr. Martina Vidová Uğurbaş, PhD., martina.vidova(at)upjs.sk

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Management of breast cancer

Management of breast cancer

Breast cancer is the most frequently diagnosed life-threatening cancer in women and the leading cause of cancer death among them worldwide. It includes a heterogeneous collection of diseases with various histologically defined subsets, clinical presentations, responses to treatment and outcomes. We describe a case of female patient with ductal breast carcinoma.

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author: Martina Vidová Uğurbaş, Lucia Sukovská Lakyová | discipline: Surgery, Traumatology and Orthopaedics | published on: 19.11.2017 | last modified on: 16.4.2018 | Creative Commons License

Appendicitis acuta and Meckel diverticulum

Appendicitis acuta  and Meckel diverticulum

Appendicitis is one of the most common reasons for surgery and emergency hospitalization due to acute abdominal pain. Accurate diagnosis of acute appendicitis and subsequent indication for surgery can prevent complications. Conversely, the surgeon´s decision to operate with the aim of avoiding the complications of a late surgical intervention in positive appendicitis cases leads to negative appendectomy in 10,5% of the cases.

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author: Martina Vidová Uğurbaş, Lucia Sukovská Lakyová | discipline: Surgery, Traumatology and Orthopaedics | published on: 13.11.2017 | last modified on: 16.4.2018 | Creative Commons License

Acute abdomen - gallstone ileus

Acute abdomen - gallstone ileus

Gallstone ileus is an uncommon entity, which accounts for 1–4% of all presentations to hospital with small bowel obstruction and for up to 25% of all cases in patients over 65 years of age. Despite medical advances, gallstone ileus is still associated with high rates of morbidity and mortality. The management of gallstone ileus remains controversial. The clinical signs and symptoms of gallstone ileus are usually non-specific, contributing to a delay in diagnosis. We present our case admitted to the hospital with gallstone ileus.

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author: Martina Vidová Uğurbaş, Lucia Sukovská Lakyová | discipline: Surgery, Traumatology and Orthopaedics | published on: 28.10.2017 | last modified on: 16.4.2018 | Creative Commons License

Journey of a swallowed wooden stick to the liver

Journey of a swallowed  wooden stick to the liver

Hepatic abscess due to perforation of the gastrointestinal tract caused by ingested foreign bodies is a rare complication. Pre-operative diagnosis is difficult because of negative anamnesis of the accident and symptoms are usually non-specific. Problems can occur after months or even years after incident. CT is the most suitable imaging method for diagnostic.
The authors report a case of 57 year old man who was admitted with liver abscess, who underwent surgery mid-year after swallowing of wooden stick.

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author: Martina Vidová Uğurbaş, Lucia Sukovská Lakyová | discipline: Surgery, Traumatology and Orthopaedics | published on: 28.10.2017 | last modified on: 16.4.2018 | Creative Commons License

Management of pilonidal sinus

Management of pilonidal sinus

A pilonidal sinus is a sinus track which commonly contains hair. It occurs under the skin between the buttocks at a short distance above the anus. Most cases occur in young male adults. The most commonly used therapy is surgery including incisions, marsupialization, primary midline closure and skin flaps. We present two cases treated with different surgical techniques.

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author: Martina Vidová Uğurbaş, Lucia Sukovská Lakyová | discipline: Surgery, Traumatology and Orthopaedics | published on: 27.10.2017 | last modified on: 16.4.2018 | Creative Commons License