Descriptive Review of the Patients Suffering from Tuberculosis in the Past 10 Years Treated at Pediatric Clinic of Clinical Center of Sarajevo University

Selma Dizdar, Amra Dzinovic, Refet Gojak, Ganimeta Bakalovic, Amina Selimovic Abstract Introduction: Due to the geographical position of Bosnia and Herzegovina and its socio economic momentum even though the standard vaccination program is carried out, the child population continues to suffer from pulmonary tuberculosis in significant percentage. Material and methods: The study was retrospective and [...]

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Clinical Effects of Rhus coriaria Fruits on Dyslipidemia in Adolescents: a Triple-blinded Randomized Placebo-controlled Trial

Ali Mohammad Sabzghabaee, Roya Kelishadi, Keivan Golshiri, Alireza Ghannadi, Shirinsadat Badri Abstract Objective: Children and adolescents are considered as the best target groups for preventing and controlling the cardiovascular diseases risk factors and reducing mortality in adulthood. Alternative medicine and herbal drugs have been taken into account for managing dyslipidemia in this population. The beneficial [...]

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Correlation Between Blood Lead Level and Hemoglobin Level in Mitrovica Children

Drita Kutllovci-Zogaj,, Selvete Krasniqi,, Isa Elezaj,, Naser Ramadani,, Tahire Gjergji,, Dukagjin Zogaj, Arben Kutllovci, Arb and euml;resha Jaka, Antigona Uk and euml;haxhaj, Sanije Gashi,, Ergyl Bince Abstract Introduction: Lead and nbsp;toxicity is a serious health threat, especially in developing countries due to environmental pollution. It was thus aimed to investigate and nbsp;correlation and nbsp;between blood [...]

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Complications Related to Insertion and Use of Central Venous Catheters (CVC)

Samir Hodzic, Darko Golic, Jasmina Smajic, Selma Sijercic, Sekib Umihanic, Sefika Umihanic Abstract Introduction: Central Venous Catheters (CVC) are essential in everyday medical practice, especially in treating patients in intensive care units (ICU). The application of these catheters is accompanied with the risk of complications, such as the complications caused during the CVC insertion, infections [...]

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The Usefulness of Clinical and Laboratory Parameters for Predicting Severity of Dehydration in Children with Acute Gastroenteritis

Teuta Faik Hoxha, Mehmedali Azemi, Muharrem Avdiu, Vlora Ismaili-jaha, Violeta Grajqevci, Ela Petrela Abstract Background: An accurate assessment of the degree of dehydration in infants and children is important for proper decision-making and treatment. This emphasizes the need for laboratory tests to improve the accuracy of clinical assessment of dehydration. The aim of this study [...]

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Epidemiological Aspects of Atherosclerosis in Patients Treated for Acute Atherothrombosis of Extremity Arteries

Nedzad Rustempasic, Dragan Totic, Muhamed Djedovic, Medzida Rustempasic, Nada Malesic Abstract Introduction: Risk factors for development of extremity artery atherosclerosis are the same as for coronary and cerebrovascular atherosclerosis namely, diabetes mellitus, hyperlipidemia, arterial hypertension, age and smoking. Atherosclerosis is polyarterial disease that clinically manifests itself most frequently in the form coronary, cerebrovascular or peripheral [...]

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Prevalence and Genotypes of Hepatitis B Virus Infection in Patients Underwent Coronary Angiography and Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting in Mazandaran Heart Center, Sari, Iran

Tahoora Mousavi, Shervin Ziabakhsh-Tabary, Ali Ghaemiyan, Mohammad Reza Haghshenas Abstract Background: Hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection is a major global health problem in the worldwide that associated with significant morbidity and mortality in cardiac surgery. The available data on HBV distribution and genotyping of HBV are very heterogeneous. Therefore in this study, we tried to [...]

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Effects of Teraphy with Basal Insulin Analogues Combined with GLP 1 Analogues and Metformin in the Treatment of Obese Patients with Poorly Regulated Postprandial Glycemia

Belma Ascic Buturovic, Lejla Burnazovic Ristic, Alma Mujanovic Narancic Abstract Introduction: Patient-oriented therapy represents a modern approach in the treatment of patients with diabetes, an approach which is supported in the most recent guidelines by the ADA and the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD). The progressive nature of diabetes demands the introduction [...]

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Improvement of Ejection Fraction After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Surgery in Patients with Impaired Left Ventricular Function

Ilirijana Haxhibeqiri-Karabdic, Aida Hasanovic, Emir Kabil, Slavenka Straus Abstract Objectives: The present study evaluates our experience with aorto-coronary bypass grafting in patients with severe dysfunction of left ventricle (LV) and low ejection fraction-EF(Full text PDF               >>10.5455/medarh.2014.68.332-334

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Motor Evoked Potentials in 43 High Risk Spine Deformities

Mirza Biscevic, Sejla Biscevic, Farid Ljuca, Barbara UR Smrke, Cagatay Ozturk, Merita Tiric-Campara Abstract Introduction: Correction of pediatric spine deformities is challenging surgical procedures. This fragile group of patients has many risk factors, therefore prevention of most fearing complication- paraplegia is extremely important. Monitoring of transmission of neurophysiological impulses through motor and sensor pathways of [...]

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