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M Doubková, I Binková, J Skřičková
Sarcoidosis is systematic granulomatous disease of unknown etiology which can affect any organ. Sarcoidosis belongs to diseases called interstitial lung diseases. Our study is a retrospective analysis of 169 patients (100 females and 69 males), whom we diagnosed sarcoidosis at our pulmonary department in years 2005-2010. Aim of the analysis was to find out prognostic factors and to describe the course of disease. Median age of sarcoidosis patients was 48 years (20-79). Females : males ratio was 1.5 : 1. Non smoker : smoker (or former smoker) ratio was 2...
October 2012: Vnitr̆ní Lékar̆ství
Petr Drac, Petr Utikal, Martin Köcher, Marie Cerna, Jiri Kozak, Petr Bachleda
BACKGROUND: During the last ten years we diagnosed two cases of venous aneurysm. The purpose of this report was to point out a certain risk of the thrombembolism of superficial venous aneurysms and to review our experience in the management of superficial and deep venous aneurysms. METHODS: The presentation and management of these lesions were reviewed and discussed together with other cases from available literature. RESULTS: In the first case an aneurysm of lesser saphenous vein with a possible threat of thrombembolism was revealed and surgically solved with saphena resection...
December 2009: Biomedical Papers of the Medical Faculty of the University Palacký, Olomouc, Czechoslovakia
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