Diagnostic Approach to Patients with Atypical Squamous Cells of Undetermined Significance Cytologic Findings on Cervix

Mahira Jahic and Elmir Jahic Abstract Background: Atypical squamous cells of undetermined significance (ASCUS) is a term that refers to inflammatory, reactive and reparative processes which are atypical and of higher level and insufficient to be classified as cervical intraepithelial lesions (CIN). Aims: Examine of frequency of HPV infection in ASCUS lesions and regression, stagnation [...]

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Primary Central Nervous System Anaplastic Large T-cell Lymphoma

Bruno Splavski, Dario Muzevic, Tatjana Ladenhauser-Palijan, and Brano Splavski Jr Abstract Introduction: Primary central nervous system lymphoma (PCNSL) of T-cell origin is an exceptionally rare, highly malignant intracranial neoplasm. Although such a tumor typically presents with a focal mass lesion. Case report: Past medical history of a 26-year-old male patient with a PCNS lymphoma of [...]

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Pulmonary Hypertension and ndash; New Trends of Diagnostic and Therapy

Senad Pesto, Zijo Begic, Sabina Prevljak, Ehlimana Pecar, Nihad Kukavica and Edin Begic Abstract Pulmonary hypertension is a pathophysiological state hemodynamically defined as the increase of the mean pulmonary arterial pressure above 25, or 30 mmHg at rest, measured by catheterization of the right heart. Laboratory findings usually reveals polycythemia, the ECG right ventricle hypertrophy, [...]

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A Comparison of Prognostic Value of the Levels of ProBNP and Troponin T in Patients with Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS)

IIoannis Vogiatzis, Irena Dapcevic, Antonis Datsios, Kostas Koutsambasopoulos, Argirios Gontopoulos, and Savas Grigoriadis Abstract Introduction: The propeptide of brain natriuretic peptide (ProBNP) is used for the diagnosis of left ventricle dysfunction and heart failure. In patients with an Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS) it can contribute to both short and long term prognosis of cardiovascular events [...]

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Rhabdomyolysis in Critically Ill Surgical Patients

Biljana Kuzmanovska, Emilija Cvetkovska, Igor Kuzmanovski, Nikola Jankulovski, Mirjana Shosholcheva, Adrijan Kartalov, and Tatjana Spirovskai Abstract Introduction: Rhabdomyolysis is a syndrome of injury of skeletal muscles associated with myoglobinuria, muscle weakness, electrolyte imbalance and often, acute kidney injury as severe complication. The aim of this study is to detect the incidence of rhabdomyolysis in critically [...]

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Treatment of Hypertension with Combination of Lisinopril/Hydrochlorothiazide

Aziz Sukalo, Dervis Deljo, Amina Krupalija, Nerma Zjajo, Sabina Kos, Amela Curic, Goran Divkovic, Sabina Hubjar, Mina Smailagic, Edina Hodzic, Danijela Marjanovic, and Senad Medjedovic Abstract Introduction: Paper is written on the basis of data collected in collaboration with family doctors in several cities in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Material and methods: In this retrospective, randomized [...]

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Metastasis of Prostate Adenocarcinoma to the Testis

Zoran Campara, Dejan Simic, Predrag Aleksic, Aleksandar Spasic, and Snjezana Milicevic Abstract Introduction: Prostate carcinoma is the most frequently diagnosed carcinoma in the male population. The most typical places of the metastases are pelvic lymphatic glands, bones and lungs, and very rarely it metastasizes into a testis. The prognostic importance of testicular metastasis of prostate [...]

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Short-term Outcomes of Induced Membrane Technique in Treatment of Long Bone Defects in Iran

Ali Yeganeh, Mani Mahmodi, Hosein Farahini, and Mehdi Moghtadaei Abstract Introduction: Severe defects in long bones can be caused by several factors such as trauma that lead to open wound and secondary infections after surgery. Induced membrane technique is one of the therapeutic strategies that can be used for these patients. Due to importance of [...]

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A Modified Wrapping-internal Shunt Method for Hemostasis in Bentall Procedure

Mingjia Ma, Mohamed Abdulkadir Mohamed, Yang Li, and Xiang Wei Abstract Introduction: Blindly punching between aorta and right atrium is dangerous. In that case, there is concerned about leakage between the two referred isolate parts. Besides, as the routine imaging techniques (echocardiography or computer tomography) are incompetent to detect this particular anatomic structure preoperatively, the [...]

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Inflammatory Cytokines as Risk Factors for Mortality After Acute Cardiac Events

Aida Hamzic-Mehmedbasic Abstract Introduction: Inflammatory markers have been identified as potential indicators of future adverse outcome after acute cardiac events. Aim: This study aimed to analyze baseline inflammatory cytokines levels in patients with acute heart failure (AHF) and/or acute coronary syndrome (ACS) according to survival. The main objective was to identify risk factors for mortality [...]

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