Comparison of Transperitoneal and Retroperitoneal Approach in Aorto Iliac Occlusive Disease

Muhamed Djedovic, Nedzad Rustempasic, Samed Djedovic, Dragan Totic, Sid Solakovic, Emir Mujanovic, Ilijas Aslani, Haris Vukas, Alma Krvavac, Dzejra Rudelija, Alen Ahmetasevic Abstract Introduction: Despite the fact that the transperitoneal approach (TP) is most widely accepted approach to the aortic surgery because it is simple, fast, and provides good exposure of the abdominal cavity and [...]

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The Influence of the Use of Benzodiazepines in the Frequency Falls in the Elderly

Aida Softic, Azijada Beganlic, Nurka Pranjic, S. Sulejmanovic Abstract Introduction: Falls are an important factor of morbidity and mortality in the elderly. Every year falls between 30% and 40% of people over 65 years, and the consequences of injuries in this age are much severe than in the younger age groups. Most of these falls [...]

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Serum Levels of Il-18 in Iranian Females with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Miramir Aghdashi, Sasan Aribi, Siamak Salami Abstract IL-18 is a member of the IL-1 family of cytokines but due to its unique inflammatory and immunoregulatory properties it is suggested that it plays important roles in autoimmune and inflammatory diseases like as systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). Methods: The current study was sought to evaluate serum levels [...]

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Significance of Urodynamic Examination in Patients with Spinal Cord Lesions and Verified Neurogenic Urination Dysfunction

Slavica Sakota-Maric, Narcisa Vavra-Hadziahmetovic Abstract Introduction: Evaluation of neurogenic urination dysfunction by urodynamic examination in patients with spinal cord lesions is essential for ensuring the effective emptying of the bladder and the prevention of urological complications. Goal: To establish the relation between urodynamic findings with the development of complications of the upper urinary tract (UUT) [...]

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Serum Level of Tumor Marker Carbohydrate Antigen-CA125 in Heart Failure

Azra Durak-Nalbantic, Nerma Resic, Mehmed Kulic, Ehlimana Pecar, Faris Zvizdic, Alen Dzubur, Mirza Dilic, Refet Gojak, Sekib Sokolovic, Enisa Hodzic, Snezana Brdjanovic Abstract Objective: To assess serum levels of tumor marker carbohydrate antigen 125 (CA125) in patients with heart failure (HF) and to investigate possible correlation with echocardiographic parameters and level of brain natriuretic peptide [...]

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An Acute Edematous Pancreatitis Case Developed On The Basis Of Hypertriglyceridemia

Tuncay Aslan, Abdulsamet Erden, Hatice Karagoz, Samet Karahan, Fatma Aykas, Emine Uslu, Hasan Mutlu, Ahmet Karaman Abstract Hypertriglyceridemia is an important and under-diagnosed etiology of acute non-biliary pancreatitis. There has been no standardized protocol to treat these patients. Our patient is a case of an uncontrolled diabetes mellitus using oral antidiabetic and fenofibrate with a [...]

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Distal Vein Patch as a Form of Autologus Modification for Infragenicular Prosthetic Bypass

Dragan Totic, Nedzad Rustempasic, Muhamed Djedovic, Sid Solakovic, Haris Vukas, Ilijas Aslani, Alma Krvavac, Dzejra Rudalija, Alen Ahmetasevic Abstract Introduction: Preferred graft for infragenicular bypass is autologus vein. The problem is when there is not available autologus vein. Literature suggest that in these situations, prosthetic graft with some form of modification of distal anastomosis with [...]

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Development of Basic Prequisites of Quality Education System in PhD Studies at the Faculties of Health Sciences in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Salih Tandir, Darko Petkovic, Mirza Oruc, Izet Masic Abstract PhD degree in nursing is a relatively recent phenomenon and there is not enough experience in making the initial studies for the start of such studies. While nursing in the countries of Western Europe, USA, Asia, Canada and New Zealand develop as in the professional as [...]

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Diagnostic Accuracy of Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy in Axillary Lymph Nodes at the Early Stages of Breast Cancer

Sadat Pusina Abstract Introduction: For almost 100 years, standard procedure for evaluation of axillary lymph node status has been axillary nodes dissection (ALDN) and ndash;dissection of 1st, 2nd or possible 3rd level of axilla. Use of less invasive evaluation methods of axillary node pathologically (PH) status of non-invasive breast carcinoma has been started before about [...]

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The Influence of Hemodialysis Duration on the Concentration of Inflammatory Agents in Chronic Hemodialysis Patients

Adnan Musanovic, Mevludin Mekic, Amir Musanovic, Miralem Djesevic Abstract Goal: The goal of this study is to determine the effect of the hemodialysis durations on the concentration of inflammatory agents C-reactive protein concentration, fibrinogen and ferritin in hemodialysis patients. There is not enough reliable research data about the primary causes of the increase of these [...]

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