Aspergilloma Mimicking Metastasis in a Case with Laryngeal Carcinoma

Hakan Demirtas, Ahmet Orhan Celik, Mustafa Kayan, Ayse Umul1, isa Dongel Abstract Introduction: Aspergilloma is a fungal ball which is composed of hyphal structure fungus, fibrin, mucus and cellular debris and settled in a pre-existing pulmonary cavity or an ectatic bronchial. It may cause colonization in patients with an immunosuppressive and underlying lung disease. Although [...]

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Renalase Gene rs2576178 Polymorphism in Hemodialysis Patients: Study in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Emina Kiseljakovic, Mirela Mackic-Djurovic, Sabaheta Hasic, Amela Beciragic, Amina Valjevac, Lejla Alic, Halima Resic Abstract Introduction: Renalase is a protein secreted in kidneys and considered as a blood pressure modulator. High rates of hypertension and its regulation in patients on hemodialysis demands search for potential cause and treatment. The aim of this study was to [...]

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A Cause of Mortal Massive Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding: Aortoesophageal Fistula

Mete Akin, Tolga Yalcinkaya, Erhan Alkan, Gokhan Arslan, Yasar Tuna, Bulent Yildirim Abstract Introduction: Aortoesophageal fistula is an uncommon but mortal cause of massive upper gastrointestinal bleeding. The most common causes are thoracic aortic aneurisym, foreign body reaction, malignancy and postoperative complication. It can be seen in different pattern on upper gastrointestinal endoscopy. There are [...]

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Correlation of Osteoporosis and Calcium Urolithiasis in Adult Population

Radojka Bijelic, Snjezana Milicevic, Jagoda Balaban Abstract Introduction: Scientific studies indicate that there is a correlation between decreased bone mineral density and the age of the patient, especially in post menopausal women. Goal: The aim of our study was to assess the connection between osteoporosis and the age of respondents, based on the DEXA findings [...]

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Investigation of Cardiac Complications and their Incidence in Patients with Ankylosing Spondylitis

Mohsen Soroush, Mahmood Mominzadeh, Younes Ghelich, Soosan Soroosh, Morteza Aghajanpoor Pasha Abstract Introduction: Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS) is a chronic inflammatory disease with unknown etiology which involves the sacroiliac and axial joints, but can also cause peripheral conflicts. It also comprises non-joint symptoms such as acute anterior uveitis, cardiac conduction defects, upper lobe pulmonary fibrosis, neurological [...]

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The Effects of Total Motile Sperm Count on Spontaneous Pregnancy Rate and Pregnancy After IUI Treatment in Couples with Male Factor and Unexplained Infertility

Mithad Hajder, Elmira Hajder, Amela Husic Abstract Introduction: Male infertility factor is defined if the total number of motile spermatozoa (TMSC) < 20 and times; 106/ejaculated,and unexplained infertility if spermiogram is normal with normal female factor. The aim of this study was to determine the predictive value of TMSC for spontaneous pregnancy (ST) and pregnancy [...]

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Vancomycin-Resistant Pseudomonas Aeroginosa in the Cases of Trauma

Koorosh Ahmadi, Amir Masoud Hashemian, Ehsan Bolvardi, Peyman Khadem Hosseini Abstract Background: One of the main problems in the treatment of cases of P. aeruginosa especially in the orthopedic infections is the occurrence of high antibiotic resistance. The present study was carried out in order to investigate the prevalence of vancomycin-resistant P. aeruginosa in the [...]

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Biographical Lexicon of Public Health

Francis Roger France Abstract [Med Arh 2016; 70(1.000): 82-82] Keywords: >>Full text PDF               >>[cite source="doi"]10.5455/medarh.2016.70.82-82[/cite]

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Elevated Liver Enzymes in Cases of Preeclampsia and Intrauterine Growth Restriction

Ramadan Dacaj, Sebija Izetbegovic, Goran Stojkanovic, Skender Dresha Abstract Aim: The aim of this study was to evaluate biochemical parameters in serum of women with preeclampsia and IUGR. Material and methods: A clinical prospective study was conducted and included 120 pregnant women divided in two groups: non IUGR group included healthy pregnant women (n=60) and [...]

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