Blood Level of Polymorphonuclear Neutrophil Leukocytes and Bronchial Hyperreactivity in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Vesna Cukic Abstract Introduction: Polymorphonuclear neutrophil leukocytes ( PMNL) have an important defensive role against various microorganisms and other agents,but by liberating various substances, first of all the superoxide anion (O 2 and #713;), they can damage the bronchial mucosa and influence the development of bronchial inflammation which is the fundamental of bronchial hyperreactivity (BHR). [...]

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Metabolic Syndrome and Serum Liver Enzymes Level at Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Miralem Music, Amela Dervisevic, Esad Pepic, Orhan Lepara, Almir Fajkic, Belma Ascic-Buturovic, Enes Tuna Abstract Objectives: The aim of this study was to evaluate liver function in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) with and without metabolic syndrome (MS) by determining serum levels of gamma glutamyltransferase (GGT), alanine aminotransferase (ALT) and aspartate aminotransferase (AST). [...]

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Quality and Safety of General Anesthesia with Propofol and Sevoflurane in Children Aged 1-14 Based on Laboratory Parameters

Selma Vanis-Vatrenjak, Amira Mesic, Ines Abdagic, Djenita Mujezinovic, Zlatan Zvizdic Abstract Introduction: Knowledge of anatomic, physiological, biochemical and physical characteristics of children of all age groups, the existing illness and possible pathological response of the organism to the existing situation, require a pediatric anesthesiologist to participate in the preparation of a child for surgical treatment, [...]

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Analysis of Cystic Fibrosis in Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Amina Selimovic, Ermina Mujicic, Selma Milisic, Senka Mesihovic-Dinarevic, Amra Dzinovic, Selma Cengic, Ganimeta Bakalovic, Mahir Moro, Meliha Djozic, Lada Lukic-Bilela Abstract Aim: The aim of this study is to present the first total number of tested children in the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina and the number of children with positive sweat test. During the [...]

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Hypoglycemia in Non-diabetics During Development of Acute Coronary Ischemia

Ana Novakovic, Ejub Zukic, Belma Gazibera, Refet Gojak Abstract Introduction: The occurrence of hyperglycemia in non-diabetics during development of acute coronary ischemia (ACI) indicates latent glucose metabolism disorder, or is a case of newly discovered diabetes mellitus (DM) as a result of stress. Acute coronary syndrome refers to a group of clinical syndromes caused by [...]

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Encrustation of the Ureteral Double J Stent in Patients with a Solitary Functional Kidney and ndash; a Case Report

Snjezana Milicevic, Radojka Bijelic, Branislava Jakovljevic Abstract Introduction: The efficacy of ureteric stents in the management of various urological conditions causing the upper urinary tract obstruction has been extensively proven, and their contribution to urology remains enormous. The clinical use of ureteric stents is associated with several complications. and ldquo;Stent syndrome, and rdquo; encrustation, migration [...]

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The Antioxidative Effect of Chamomile, Anthocyanoside and their Combination on Bleomycin-induced Pulmonary Fibrosis in Rat

Iraj Javadi, SeyedAlireza Emami Abstract Introduction: Bleomycin is a small peptide with 1500Daltun of molecular weight which has two junction areas in two molecule's opposite sides, one of them to relate to the DNA and the other to relate to the iron. Iron is a crucially important factor in free radical production and cytotoxic activity [...]

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Patient with FMF and Triple MEFV Gene Mutations

Farhad Salehzadeh, Afshin Fathi Abstract Introduction: Familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) is the most common auto-in and #64258;ammatory disease with monogenic (MEditerranean FeVer and ndash;MEFV- gene) inherited pattern. It mainly affects ethnic groups living along the eastern Mediterranean Sea: Turks, Sephardic Jews, Armenians, and Arabs [1]. Today FMF is not rare disease in other Mediterranean ethnicities, [...]

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Diagnostic Significance of Reduced IgA in Children

Jasmina Nurkic, Fatima Numanovic, Lejla Arnautalic, Nijaz Tihic, Dzenan Halilovic, Mahira Jahic Abstract Introduction: The finding of reduced value of immunoglobulin A (IgA) in children is frequent in daily medical practice. It is important to correctly interpret the findings as adequate further diagnostic evaluation of the patient in order to make the determination on the [...]

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