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ISSN: 0350-199X (Print), ISSN: 1986-5961 (Online)

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Comparison of Platelet Distribution Width and CA19-9 in Resectable Pancreas Cancer

Kemal Turker Ulutas, Inanc Samil Sarici, Abdullah Arpaci Abstract Background: Platelets are considered an important source of prothrombotic agents associated with inflammation in cancer related diseases. We aimed to compare the diagnostic accuracy of the platelet distribution width (PDW) and CA19-9 in resectable pancreas cancer. Method: A total of [...]

June 14th, 2018|Categories: 72-3|

Evaluating the Efficacy of Nanosil Mouthwash on the Preventing Pulmonary Infection in Intensive Care Unit: a Randomized Clinical Trial

Bahareh Khaky, Ahmadreza Yazdannik, Hosein Mahjoubipour Abstract Introduction: Oral and Oropharynx colonization and Micro-aspiration of discharges are two important processes in ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP). So, this study design to investigated the preventive effect of oral decontamination program by Nanosil mouthwash on incidence of ventilator-associated pneumonia. Methods: 80 newly hospitalized [...]

June 14th, 2018|Categories: 72-3|

Esterification of HDL cholesterol is Decreased in Diabetes Mellitus and CAD and Enhanced Following Treatment with Statins

Babak Bagheri, Asal Alikhani, Hossein Mokhtari, Mehdi Rasouli Abstract Background: The main goal of using statins is to reduce the level of plasma cholesterol, meanwhile they have a wide spectrum of actions. Objectives: To identify the effect of statins on fractional cholesterol esterification (FCE) as well as the complete [...]

June 14th, 2018|Categories: 72-3|

Reliability and Validity of the Modified Version of Children’s Fear Survey Schedule-Dental Subscale in 9-12 Years Old Schoolchildren in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Elmedin Bajric, Sedin Kobaslija, Amina Huseinbegovic, Mediha Selimovic-Dragas, Amra Arslanagic Muratbegovic, Nina Markovic Abstract Background: Dental fear and anxiety (DFA) are present worldwide globally, as well as in children. These psychological clinical entities in its progressive phase lead to avoiding of dentists and dental appointments, and consecutive impairments of [...]

June 14th, 2018|Categories: 72-3|

Epidemiological Characteristics of the Accidental Exposures to Blood-Borne Pathogens Among Workers in the Hospital

Rahima Jahic, Dilista Piljic, Humera Porobic-Jahic, Amer Custovic, Jasminka Petrovic, Dragan Piljic Abstract Introduction: The main route of acquiring infectious blood and body fluids in hospital conditions is accidental exposure to stinging incidents. Aim: The aim of this study was to determine the epidemiological characteristics of accidental exposures to [...]

June 14th, 2018|Categories: 72-3|

Surgical Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm in Patients with Simultaneous Urological Disorders: a Single Center Experience

Athanasios E. Dellis, Thomas Kotsis Abstract Introduction: Although rare, co-existence of abdominal aortic aneurysms with urological manifestations, suggests a challenging surgical entity in terms of successful aneurysmal repair along with minimally or null urological complications. Case reports: There are neither available data regarding the incidence of their co-existence nor [...]

June 14th, 2018|Categories: 72-3|

Impact of Different Sources of Infection on Therapy Response in Chronic Hepatitis C

Azra Husic-Selimovic, Amela Sofic, Elma Jahic, Dzanela Prohic, Zulejha Merhemic Abstract Introduction: Prior to the 1990s, the most common sources of HCV infections were blood transfusions, unsafe injections and I.V drug use. Screening of blood products for HCV has eradicated transfusion-transmitted hepatitis C in most countries since 1992–in Bosnia [...]

June 14th, 2018|Categories: 72-3|

Congenital True Aneurysm of the Right Superficial Temporal Artery

Thomas Kotsis, P.anagitsa Christoforou, Despoina Myoteri, Panagiota Papacharalampous Abstract Introduction: Superficial temporal artery aneurysms (STAAs) occur in 1% of arterial aneurysms; mostly (95%) are pseudoaneurysms following trauma; true aneurysms are rare (5%); forty-five cases are reported. Aim: To report a rare case of a congenital STAAA. Case Report: A67-year-old [...]

June 14th, 2018|Categories: 72-3|

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Between: 2017-01-01 – 2017-12-31

  • Submitted Articles: 278
  • Published Articles: 96
  • Accepted Articles: 176
  • Rejected Articles: 100