Influence of Maternal Anemia During Pregnancy on Placenta and Newborns

Melisa Lelic, Gordana Bogdanovic, Suada Ramic, Elvira Brkicevic Abstract Introduction: Sideropenic anemia is a common pregnancy disorder. Depending on severity, maternal anemia can significantly influence morphometric characteristic of placental tissue, pregnancy course and outcome. Objectives: to estimate if maternal anemia a) results with significant placental changes; b) influence on newborn weight, length and vitality. Patients, [...]

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Clinical Effects of Portulaca Oleracea Seeds on Dyslipidemia in Obese Adolescents: a Triple-blinded Randomized Controlled Trial

Ali Mohammad Sabzghabaee, Roya Kelishadi, Hadi Jelokhanian, Sedigheh Asgary, Alireza Ghannadi, Shirinsadat Badri Abstract Objective: Childhood obesity is a major public health concern worldwide while the current epidemic may be secondary to over consumption of high-fat, energy-rich foods. Purslane (Portulaca oleracea L.) has been traditionally used in medicine for several antioxidant and anti-atherogenic activities. In [...]

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Epidemiological Characteristics and Functional Disability of Multiple Sclerosis Patients in Kosovo

Kamber Zeqiraj, Jera Kruja, Serbeze Kabashi, Sefedin Mucaj Abstract Background and objectives: Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a chronic recurrent neurological disease that affects the Central Nervous System. This study aims to determine epidemiological factors that affect the appearance of MS, such as: incidence, prevalence, mortality, case appearance in accordance with the disease phase RRMS, SPMS, [...]

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Ultrasonic Investigation of Parametric Values of Portal Vein Diameter in Healthy Subjects and Patients with Chronic Diffuse Liver Disease

Ante Bilic, Zeljko Glavic, Branimir Vuckovic, Drazen Ursic, Roko Zivkovic, Zlatko Hrgovic Abstract Introduction: Portal vein in healthy subjects and in patient with chronic diffuse liver disease was investigated by the combination of real-time technique and Doppler impulsive system. Patients and methods: Control group consisted of 99 healthy subjects of median age of 36,8, and [...]

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Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome (PRES) as a Complication of Immunosuppressive Therapy in Renal Transplantation in Children

Emir Hodzic, Majda Brcic, Mirza Atic, Alma Halilcevic, Amila Jasarevic, Mirna Aleckovic-Halilovic, Davor Trojak, Nedima Atic, Snezana Zulic, Zlatan Mehmedovic, Ivana Iveljic Abstract Although kidney transplantation is by far the best method of renal replacement therapy, organ receiver is still not spared of eventual toxic consequences of drugs that are in charge of keeping the [...]

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Proximal Femoral Nail Antirotation in Treatment of Fractures of Proximal Femur

Sahmir Sadic, Svemir Custovic, Mahir Jasarevic, Mirsad Fazlic, Nedim Smajic, Asmir Hrustic, Aleksandar Vujadinovic, Ferid Krupic Abstract Introduction: Fractures of the proximal femur and hip are relatively common injuries in adults and common source of morbidity and mortality among the elderly. Many methods have been recommended for the treatment of intertrochanteric fractures. Material and methods: [...]

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Analysis of Body Mass Components in National Club Football Players in Republic of Macedonia

Slobodan Nikolic, Lidija Todorovska, Vesela Maleska, Beti Dejanova, Ljudmila Efremova, Vujica Zivkovic, Jasmina Pluncevic-Gligoroska Abstract Aim: This study aims to analyze body composition in adult male football players and its changes during adulthood. Methods: Adult male football players (n=942, mean age 24.11 +/-4.69y), all members of national competitive clubs from Macedonia were included in the [...]

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Epidemiological Characteristics of Meningococcal Meningitis in the Area of Zenica-Doboj Canton in Period from 2008 to 2012

Ibrahim Alickovic, Lejla Calkic, Salih Tandir,, Suad Sivic Abstract Introduction: Meningococcal meningitis now represents a significant public health problem, not only in developing countries but also in developed ones. The disease usually occurs sporadically, and much less in smaller epidemics. Material and methods: We retrospectively analyzed the epidemiological characteristics of meningococcal meningitis in the area [...]

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Operative Treatment of the Knee Contractures in Cerebral Palsy Patients

Zoran Bozinovski, Neron Popovski Abstract Introduction: Knee flexion is one of the main problems of the lower extremities in cerebral palsy patients. Many operative procedures are recommended for contractures of the knee in cerebral palsy patients. We performed simple operation and analyzed the results after operative treatment with nine years follow up. Method : 85 [...]

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Therapeutic Modalities of Exudative Age-related Macular Degeneration

Milka Mavija, Emina Alimanovic, Vesna Jaksic, Sanja Sefic Kasumovic, Sonja Cekic, Miroslav Stamenkovic Abstract Introduction: Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a leading cause of irreversible serious vision damage in persons over 50 years of age. In treating AMD many medicaments are applied such as inhibitors of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF), have been very carefully [...]

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