Author: Tomasz Mazurkiewicz

  • Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery Department of the Lublin Region Oncology Centre in Lublin, Poland

July 9, 2022

Surgical difficulties of osteochondroma excision. Review of 4 cases

Osteochondromas constitute one of the most common benign bone tumours. They can grow in different bones. Surgical difficulties result from osteochondromas located in the pelvis or spine. Sometimes, however, osteochondromas located in long bones can cause surgical issues. The objective of the study was to present surgical difficulties of excising osteochondromas in long bones. Between 2016-2019, 53 patients with osteochondromas […]
June 21, 2022

Results of treatment of bilateral atypical femoral shaft fractures in six patients treated with prolonged bisphosphonates therapy

Introduction. Fracture of the shaft of the femur is common among young patients and is caused by high-energy trauma, while for old patients fractures of proximal part of the femur are typical, caused by low energy trauma, most frequently fall from own height. There is increasing interest in the literature about atypical fractures of the femoral shaft, which are fatigue fractures in […]