Cardiotocography in the Prognosis of Perinatal Outcome

Gordana Bogdanovic, Adnan Babovic, Mirzeta Rizvanovic, Dzenita Ljuca, Gordana Grgic, Jadranaka Djuranovic and ndash;Milicic Abstract Aim: The objective of the study was to examine whether cardiotocography can (CTG) predict asphyxia of the embryo, manifested as hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy (HIE), and to what extent one can rely on CTG record. Material and methods: Retrospective research was carried [...]

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Short Term Results After Local Application of Steroids and Anesthetics in Patients with Painful Spine Conditions

Narcisa Vavra Hadziahmetovic, Damir Aganovic, Aldijana Kadic, Mirza Biscevic Abstract Introduction: Spinal pain is the most common of all chronic pain disorders. Imaging studies can be used to determine whether a pathological process is associated with the patient's symptoms. Objective: To determine the short-term efficiency of local instillation of steroids in patients with painful spine [...]

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The Role of Fibrin Glue Polypropylene Mesh Fixation in Open Inguinal Hernia Repair

Amer Odobasic, Goran Krdzalic, Mirsad Hodzic, Sefik Hasukic, Aida Sehanovic, Ademir Odobasic Abstract The aim of this study was to compare two methods of polypropylene mesh fixation for inguinal hernia repair according to Lichtenstein using fibrin glue and suture fixation. Material and Methods: The study included 60 patients with unilateral inguinal hernia, divided into two [...]

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Assessment of the Effects of Rehabilitation After Cerebrovascular Accident in Patients with Diabetes Mellitus and Hypertension as Risk Factors

Edina Tanovic, Senad Selimovic, Haris Tanovic Abstract Aim: The aim of this study is to evaluate the results of rehabilitation, to determine the prevalence of major risk factors in cerebrovascular accident and their consequences, as well as to propose measures and procedures that will affect the better rehabilitation. Methods: The survey analyzed: age, sex, duration [...]

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Use of Serum Levels of Proinflammatory Cytokine IL and ndash;1AND#945; in Chronic Hepatitis B

Zora Vukobrat-Bijedic, Amila Mehmedovic, Amir Redzepovic, Bisera Gogov Abstract Background: The reasons for the chronic viral persistence of hepatitis B virus infection (HBV) are unknown, but are probably related to host immune factors. Cytokines play a significant role in immune defense. Interleukin-1 (IL-1) is a proinflammatory cytokine and some studies have demonstrated that IL-1 production [...]

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Prevalence of Acute Blood Transfusion Reactions in Mazandaran Heart Center, Sari, Iran, 2010-2012

Soheil Azizi, Shervin Ziabakhsh Tabary, Arya Soleimani Abstract Introduction: Although blood transfusion is life saving for patients, it is responsible for a series of complications and exposes the patients to a variety of risks. Therefore knowing different adverse effects of blood transfusion represents a great issue in managing recipient patients. Aim: The aim of the [...]

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Cutaneous Silent Period in the Evaluation of Small Nerve Fibres

Merita Tiric-Campara, Miro Denislic, Jasminka Djelilovic-Vranic, Azra Alajbegovic, Emir Tupkovic, Refet Gojak, Rok Zorec, Jasem Y. Al-Hashel Abstract Introduction: High intensity cutaneous stimulus transiently suppresses tonic voluntary muscle activity resulting in cutaneous silent period (CSP). Aim: The aim of our study was to evaluate the normal values of an onset latency L1, a late latency [...]

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Platinum-based Chemotherapy in Recurrent High-grade Glioma Patients: Retrospective Study

Ermir Roci, Bujar Cakani, Gramoz Brace, Teona Bushati, Arben Rroji, Mentor Petrela, Gentian Kaloshi Abstract Introduction: To investigate the efficacy of platinum-based chemotherapy in patients with recurrent high-grade glioma (HGG) who had received previous alkylating line of chemotherapy. Material and methods: Case notes of patients who had received chemotherapy with carboplatin or cysplatin for recurrent [...]

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Repeated Administration of Inhibitors for Ion Pumps Reduce Markedly Tumor Growth in Vivo

Igor Hrgovic, Zeljko Glavic, Zeljko Kovacic, Smaila Mulic, Lejla Zunic, Zlatko Hrgovic Abstract Introduction: Measurements of extracellular pH show that the micro environment of malignant tumors is more acidic than that of normal cells, whereas pH does not differ appreciable in normal and malignant cells. The acid micro environment of tumors is created by the [...]

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Anesthetic Management of Hysterosalpingo-oophorectomy in a Case with Severe Idiopathic Dilated Cardiomyopathy

Cengiz Kaya, Ersin Koksal, Yasemin Burcu Ustun, Yasemin Semizoglu, Nurullah Yilmaz Abstract Idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy is a primary myocardial disease with unknown aetiology. This disease follows a prospective course that is characterized by ventricular dilation and impaired myocardial dilation. Congestive heart failure and malignant arrhythmias are the most widespread complications. The incidence of idiopathic dilated [...]

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