Maciej Stryga and Piotr Szopiński
Maciej Stryga, Marcin Janas and Piotr Szopiński
Melanoma Metastases to the Small Intestine Mesentery, Greater Omentum and Parietal Peritoneum - Case Report
We present a case of 58-year old female patient that underwent surgery at Department of General and Vascular Surgery, Voivodeship Hospital of Traumatic Surgery in Warsaw for abdominal pain and nausea and palpable mass located in the left mesogastric region. During the surgical procedure, numerous, large nodules of the small intestine mesentery and the greater omentum were found. Histopathological examination demonstrated that they were melanoma metastases. When we confronted the reported case with available literature, we found only few similar reports.
Piotr Szopiński, Maciej Stryga and Mateusz Terlecki
Hybrid Operation of Posttraumatic Dissecting Aneurysm of Descending Aorta - Case Report
A case is presented of a 48-year old patient, hospitalized in 1st Clinic of General and Vascular Surgery, 2nd Medical Faculty, Warsaw Medical University. The patient underwent successful hybrid treatment for a dissecting aneurysm of the descending aorta. The dissection was repaired using a bimodular stent-graft Zenith TX-2 Zenith, Cook, covering origins of the left subclavian artery and left common carotid artery. Blood flow in the neck was restored using non-anatomical anastomoses: the left common carotid artery was connected with the right common carotid artery and left subclavian artery.