Correlation of Age and Severity of Clinical Manifestation Assessed by UPDRS in Patients with Idiopathic Parkinson’s Disease

Arben Taravari, Fatmir Medziti, Bojana Grunevska, Fatlume Adili, Blerim Ademi, Visar Miftari, Gazmend Haliti Abstract Aim: in older people with Parkinson's disease the symptoms are more expressed. Background: Essential change in Parkinson's disease is the impaired neurotransmission in basal ganglia. Idiopathic Parkinson's disease (IPD) is the most frequent type of Parkinsonism, being present in about [...]

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An Unexpected Cause of Hemoptysis: Endobronchial Lipomatous Hamartoma

Nurhan Sarioglu, Alev Susur, Tuncay Goksel, Serpil Paksoy, Fuat Erel Abstract Hamartomas are the most common benign tumors of the lung. Endobnronchial hamartomas are even rarer and infrequently causes hemoptysis. We report a case of endobronchial hamartoma that was originating from a segment bronchus and invisible in chest X-ray. A 63-year-old man was admitted to [...]

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The Role of Medical Staff in Providing Patients Right

Izet Masic, Sebija Izetbegovic Abstract Among the priority basic human rights, without a doubt, are the right to life and health-social protection. The process of implementation of human rights in the everyday life of an ordinary citizen in the post-war recovery of Bosnia and Herzegovina faces huge objective and subjective difficulties. Citizens need to be [...]

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Patient Monitoring in Mobile Health: Opportunities and Challenges

Niloofar Mohammadzadeh, Reza Safdari Abstract Background: In most countries chronic diseases lead to high health care costs and reduced productivity of people in society. The best way to reduce costs of health sector and increase the empowerment of people is prevention of chronic diseases and appropriate health activities management through monitoring of patients. To enjoy [...]

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Chylopericardium After Mitral Valve Repair for Rheumatic Valve Disease Treated with Surgery

Ermal Likaj, Andi Kacani, Selman Dumani, Laureta Dibra, Ali Refatllari Abstract Chylopericardium is a rare disorder that may be primary (idiopathic) or secondary to injury of the thoracic duct or thymus gland. Pediatric cardiac operations are more commonly related to this complication because thymus gland is very active in this population and atrophies in the [...]

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Gastric Cancer Staging: EUS And CT

Amila Mehmedovi and #263;, Rusmir Mesihovi and #263;, Aida Saray, Nenad Vanis Abstract Introduction: Gastric cancer is the fourth most common cancer and the second leading cause of death from cancer. Only complete resection of all gross disease with negative microscopic margins (R0 resection) provides a long-term survival benefit, and the overall 5-year relative survival [...]

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Treatment of Endometrial Cancer in Patient with Malignant Obesity

Miroslav D. Popovic, Arnela Ceric Banicevic, Biljana Popovic, Arnela Ceric, Andrija Banicevic, Danijela Popadic Abstract Our 60-year-old patient menarche in 13-year, two delivery, last menstruation in 53-year, without uterine bleeding or any kind of symptomatology. The gynecological transvaginal ultrasound examination showed hyperplasio endometrii (20mm). After curettage, pathological examination was diagnostic polypus carcinomatoides. The patient with [...]

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Review of the Journal Medical Archives in 2013

Izet Masic Abstract [Med Arh 2014; 68(1.000): 4-5] Keywords: >>Full text PDF               >>[cite source="doi"]10.5455/medarh.2014.68.4-5[/cite]

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Complications and Functional Recovery in Treatment of Femoral Shaft Fractures with Unreamed Intramedullary Nailing

Sahmir Sadic, Svemir Custovic, Nedim Smajic, Mirsad Fazlic, Aleksandar Vujadinovic, Asmir Hrustic, Mahir Jasarevic Abstract Introduction: Fracture of the femoral shaft is a common fracture encountered in orthopedic practice. In the 1939, Kuntscher introduced the concept of intramedullary nailing for stabilization of long bone fractures. Intramedullary nailing has revolutionized the treatment of fractures. Material and [...]

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Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis with Biologic DMARDS (Rituximab and Etanercept)

Afrim A. Gashi, Sylejman Rexhepi, Idriz Berisha, Avni Kryeziu, Jehona Ismaili, Gezim Krasniqi Abstract Goal: To determine efficacy and safety of treatment with Rituximab and Etanercept plus Methotrexate in patients with active Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA), who had an inadequate response to nonbiologic DMARDS therapies and to explore the pharmacogenetics and pharmacodynamics of Rituximab and Etanercept [...]

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