Correlation Between Bauman’s and Carrying Angle in Children with Supracondylar Fracture of Humerus

Nedim Smajic, Jasmina Smajic, Sahmir Sadic, Mahir Jasarevic, Jasmina Ahmetovic-Djug, Renata Hodzic Abstract Supracondylar fractures are the result of a fall on outstretched hand in more than 70% of cases, and more common in the non-dominant arm. Bauman's angle is used to determine the degree of displacement and angulation, and the quality of fracture reduction. [...]

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Functional Health Literacy Among Primary Health Care Users in Transitional Kosovo

Haxhi Kamberi, Bajram Hysa, Ervin Toci, Naim Jerliu, Gentiana Qirjako, Genc Burazeri Abstract Aim: Adequate functional health literacy is considered as a basic prerequisite for a proper health-seeking behavior of adult individuals. Our aim was to assess the levels and socioeconomic correlates of functional health literacy among adult primary care users in transitional Kosovo. Methods: [...]

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Comparison Between Ultrasound, Scintigraphy and Cytological Puncture in Diagnostics of Thyroid Gland Nodules

Sanja Sehovic, Amela Begic, Nina Juric, Maida Celam Abstract Purpose: The purpose of this study was to compare ultrasound results with results of scintigraphy and targeted cytological puncture of a nodule or nodules of the thyroid. Material and method: The study analyzed results of 133 patients, men and women, between age of 16 and 75. [...]

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Betaferon and reg; Efficiency Indicators in the Treatment of Relapsing Remitting Form of Multiple Sclerosis

Enra Suljic, Osman Sinanovic, Azra Kurtovic-Alajbegovic, Inge Klupka-Saric Abstract Introduction: Multiple sclerosis (MS) is the most common, chronic debilitating disease in young adults characterized by a wide variety of neurological symptoms and unpredictable increasing disability. Worldwide, MS affects about 2.5 million people, with a female-to-male ratio of approximately 2:1. The therapies used in the chronic [...]

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The Large Gastric Trichobezoar Associated with Ulcers and Antral Polyposis: Case Report

Muharem Zildzic, Nizama Salihefendicc Dusko Panzalovic, Zoran Matkovic, Jovica Misic Abstract Trichobezoar of gastrointestinal tract is an uncommon clinical condition and can present diagnostic and therapeutic challenge in practice. Clinical manifestations vary from no symptoms to serious complications. Delay in diagnosis may lead to an acute abdominal syndrome with lethal consequences, because of perforation, bleeding [...]

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Staphylococcal Bacteraemia/Sepsis – Characteristics of Laboratory Parameters

Enra Lukovac, Aida Pitic, Nada Koluder, Meliha Hadzovic-Cengic, Nermin Mostarac, Refet Gojak, Rusmir Baljic Abstract Introduction: While determining a diagnosis and during a disease follow-up, laboratory, or non-specific inflammatory parameters in particular, platelets and nbsp;reference values, nitrogen matters, and liver enzymes play a significant role because their values may indicate multiple organ failures. Goals: To [...]

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Pregnancy in Renal Transplantation

Emir Hodzic, Majda Brcic, Mirela Kapidzic, Alma Halilcevic-Terzic, Selma Jusufovic, Amila Jasarevic, Mirna Aleckovic-Halilovic, Maida Dugonjic-Taletovic, Davor Trojak Abstract Pregnancy in kidney transplantation is, considering its numerous complications, listed in category of high-risk pregnancies. Complications occur as consequence of action of immunosuppressant drugs and mutual interactions of graft on pregnancy and pregnancy on graft. To [...]

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X-linked Hypophosphatemic Rickets

Mehmedali Azemi, Majlinda Berisha, Selim Kolgeci, Vlora Ismaili-Jaha, Rina Hoxha, Teuta Hoxha-Kamberi Abstract Aim: The aim of this work was the presentation of one case with X-linked hypophosphatemic rickets. Methods: Diagnosis has been established based on the anamnesis, physical examination, anthropometric measurements, laboratory tests and radiological examination. Results: A male patient (age 3 years) has [...]

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Ultrasonographic Signs of Partial Hydatidiform Mole

Lejla Muminhodzic, Gordana Bogdanovic Abstract This study aimed at investigating ultrasonographic features of partial hydatidiform mole to establish a proper diagnosis. Patients and methods: This was a retrospective study of 70 pregnancies which were divided into two groups: group I and ndash;35 pregnant women with a molar pregnancy diagnosed in the first trimester; group II [...]

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Does Oxybutynin Hydrochloride Cause Arrhythmia in Children with Bladder Dysfunction?

Ilhan Ciftci, Derya Arslan, Harun Peru, Derya Cimen, Bulent Oran, Metin Gunduz Abstract Aim: Pediatric surgeons frequently encounter children presenting with voiding dysfunction symptoms, including urgency, frequency, and incontinence. Antimuscarinic agents (Oxybutynin) are the main drugs used to treat patients with overactive bladder (OAB) syndrome, defined as urgency, with or without urgency incontinence, usually with [...]

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