Author: Dawid Ciechanowicz

  • Department of Orthopaedics, Traumatology and Orthopaedic Oncology, Pomeranian Medical University, Szczecin, Poland

September 15, 2022

The impact of preoperative cardiology consultation on the surgical treatment of patients with proximal femur fractures

Introduction. Proximal femur fractures are a common problem in the geriatric population. Moreover, due to numerous comorbidities, the choice of the appropriate form of treatment requires a cardiology consultation. Aim. Therefore, the aim of this study is to analyze whether these consultations have a significant impact on the treatment of patients with proximal femoral fractures. Materials and methods. A total […]
June 21, 2022

The use of bone substitute (CERAMENT) in the treatment of benign bone tumors and tumor-like lesions

Introduction. Treatment of benign bone tumors and tumor-like lesions is undertaken by numerous Orthopedic surgeons worldwide. Several treatment modalities exist including curettage and bone grafting. CERAMENT is a novel bioresorbable bone substitute used for grafting. Aim. Assessment of preliminary result of treatment of benign bone tumors and tumors like lesions utilizing CERAMENT as a bone substitute. Analysis of therapeutic and […]
June 21, 2022

Bone diaphysis metastases from the perspective of an orthopedic surgeon – review

Bone metastases are a great challenge in the practice of an orthopedic surgeon. Due to the development of oncological treatment, the approach to patients with bone metastases is changing. Previously, these patients were treated palliatively, mainly to decrease the pain intensity. However, with appropriate systemic, surgical and orthopedic treatment, patients with bone metastases often live for many years. Therefore, proper […]
June 21, 2022

Do people with overweight have bigger bones? Body mass index (BMI) and the size of the femoral head

Introduction. The study checked whether there is a relationship between an easily accessible parameter like Body mass index BMI and the diameter of the femoral head. Material and methods. the data of 47 consecutively surgically treated patients from the Department of Orthopedics, Traumatology and Oncology of the Motor Mechanism of the Pomeranian Medical University who underwent total hip arthroplasty were analyzed. Patients […]