Belching After Biliary Pancreatitis and Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy

Mersiha Cerkezovic, Denijal Tulumovic, and Mirnesa Muminovic Umihanic Abstract Introduction: Belching is often reported symptom. It is rarely an isolated disorder and mainly occurs within various gastroduodenal diseases. Aim: The aim is to show the great breadth of clinical symptoms of postcholecystectomy syndrome which should have a multidisciplinary therapeutic approach taking into account all aspects [...]

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Anxiety Levels in Patients Undergoing Sedation for Elective Upper Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and Colonoscopy

Mehmet Sargin, Mehmet Selcuk Uluer, Eyup Aydogan, Bulent Hanedan, Muhammed ismail Tepe, Mehmet Ali Eryilmaz, Emre Ebem, and Sadik Ozmen Abstract Background: Anxiety is a common preprocedural problem and during processing especially in interventional medical processes. Aim: Aim of this study was to assess the level of anxiety in patients who will undergo upper gastrointestinal [...]

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An Aggressive Retroperitoneal Fibromatosis

Zoran Campara, Aleksandar Spasic, Predrag Aleksic, and Bosko Milev Abstract Introduction: Aggressive fibromatosis (AF) is a heterogeneous group of mesenchymal tumors that have locally infiltrative growth and a tendency to relapse. The clinical picture is often conditioned by the obstruction of the ureter or small intestine. Diagnosis is based on clinical, radiological and histological parameters. [...]

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Restless Legs Syndrome in Patients with Hypertension and Diabetes Mellitus

Adela Sabic, Osman Sinanovic, Dzevad Sabic, Gordan Galic Abstract Aim: The aim of this study was to analyze frequency of restless legs syndrome (RLS) in patients with hypertension and diabetes mellitus. Patients and Methods: It was analyzed 120 subjects (from Health Center and #381;ivinice/Family Medicine Department) through a survey conducted in the period from March [...]

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The Actual (Un)usefulness of the Bologna System in Medical Education

Izet Masic, and Edin Begic Abstract Introduction: Faculty of Medicine, University of Sarajevo has officially started working on 22.11.1944, and is the oldest faculty in the medical field in Bosnia and Herzegovina. At the same time there are two systems of organization of the teaching process, the old system and the Bologna system. Aim: To [...]

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Categorization of Ischemic Stroke Patients Compared with National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale

Mario Marendic, Ana Repic Bulicic, Tonka Borovina, Nikolina Ivica Mise, Rinaldo Romac, Enra Suljic, Marina Titlic, and Marina Milosevic Abstract Introduction: Scientific guidelines recommend the National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale (NIHSS) for ischemic stroke (IS) assessment. In Clinical Department of Neurology of Split University Hospital Center nurses use the categorization of patients (COP) according [...]

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Foveal Thickness Alterations in Patients with Migraine

Cem Cankaya, and Mehmet Tecelloglu Abstract Aim: To investigate the alterations in foveal retinal thickness (FT) values in patients with migraine and to reveal the correlations between FT and clinical characteristics of migraine disease. Methods: This study included sixty-eight eyes of 34 migraine patients [twenty-eight eyes of 14 patients with aura( group 1), and forty [...]

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The Effect of Combination Antiviral Therapy in the Treatment of Hepatitis C on the Occurrence of Depressive Disorder in Patients Treated for Hepatitis C in the Republic of Srpska

Visnja Banjac, Nera Zivlak-Radulovic, and Mirjana Miskovic Abstract Background. The current standard treatment of chronic hepatitis C in Bosnia and Herzegovina consists of pegylated interferon alpha in combination with ribavirin. Interferon therapy has many psychiatric side effects, with depressive symptomatology being most prominent. The aim of the study was to establish the frequency and severity [...]

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Association of Parental Age and the Type of Down Syndrome on the Territory of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Mia Sotonica, Mirela Mackic-Djurovic, Sabaheta Hasic, Emina Kiseljakovic, Radivoj Jadric, and Slavka Ibrulj Abstract Background: Advanced paternal and/or maternal age is a classic risk factor for Down syndrome. The aim of the study was to investigate the frequency of Down syndrome types in children and its association with maternal and paternal age in Bosnia and [...]

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The Effects of Continued Rehabilitation After Primary Knee Replacement

Tatjana Nozica Radulovic, Milica Lazovic, Slavica Jandric, Tatjana Bucma, Dragana Dragicevic Cvjetkovic, and Slavko Manojlovic Abstract Introduction: Tasks of rehabilitation after arthroplasty are to provide painless joint movements, to improve the range of motion, to establish a scheme of walking, to achieve independence in activities of daily living. The aim of the study is to [...]

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