Morphological Changes in Blood Cells After Implantation of Titanium and Plastic Clips in the Neurocranium – Experimental Study on Dogs

Muhamed Katica, Mirza Celebicic, Nedzad Gradascevic, Muamer Obhodzas, Enra M. Suljić, Muhamed Ocuz, Samir Delibegovic Abstract Introduction: Various studies confirm the biocompatibility and efficacy of clips for certain target tissues, but without any comparative analysis of hematological parameters. Therefore, we conducted a study to assess the possible association of the implantation of titanium and plastic [...]

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Factors Associated with Hemodialysis Machine Dependency

Maria Polikandrioti, Ioannis Koutelekos, Georgia Gerogianni, Spyridoula Stefanidou, Vasilis Kyriakopoulos, Eirini Floraki, Fotoula Babatsikou Abstract Introduction : Hemodialysis is one of major stresses in patients’ daily lives since there is no other path for life maintenance but to accept the machine and its’ related rules. Purpose: of this study was to explore factors associated with [...]

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Comparison of Results Classical and Eversion Carotid Endarterectomy

Muhamed Djedovic, Emir Mujanovic, Amel Hadzimehmedagic, Dragan Totic, Haris Vukas, Haris Vranic Abstract Introduction: Atherosclerosis blood vessels, be it on extra-cranial or intra-cranial circulation, the most common cause of incidents such as cerebro-vascular insult (ICV). Carotid endarterectomy (CEA) is a preventive operation to reduce the risk of stroke and it can be performed by eversion [...]

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Smoking Cessation Advisory Intervention in Patients with Cardiovascular Disease

Ioannis Vogiatzis, Alexandra Pantzartzidou, Sarantis Pittas, Eleutherios Papavasiliou Abstract Introduction: Several studies have examined the efficacy of smoking cessation therapies in the general population. However little is known about the efficacy of these advisory methods in cardiovascular patients. Aim: The aim of the study is to determine the prevalence and the characteristics of smoking abstinence [...]

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Effect of Cigarette Smoking on Haematological Parameters in Healthy Population

Maja Malenica, Besim Prnjavorac, Tamer Bego, Tanja Dujic, Sabina Semiz, Selma Skrbo, Amar Gusic, Ajla Hadzic, Adlija Causevic Abstract Objective: Tobacco cigarette smoking is one of the major leading causes of death throughout the world. Smoking has both acute and chronic effect on haematological parameters. The aim of the present study was to assess the [...]

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The Role of the Tamsulosin in the Medical Expulsion Therapy for Distal Ureteral Stones

Petrit Nuraj, Nexhmi Hyseni Abstract Background: This research aims to evaluate the role of tamsulosin in the medical expulsion therapy for distal ureteral stones, including her effects in stone expulsion time, expulsion rates, stone size, pain episodes and analgesic dosage usage. Material and methods: The 104 patients with distal ureteral calculi were examined, with the [...]

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A Giant Heart Tumor in Neonate with Clinical Signs of Pierre – Robin Syndrome

Ramush Bejiqi, Ragip Retkoceri, Hana Xhema-Bejiqi, Rinor Bejiqi, Arlinda Maloku Abstract Introduction: Pierre Robin syndrome is a congenital condition of facial abnormalities in humans. The three main features are: cleft palate, retrognathia and glossoptosis. Rarely heart tumors are associated with syndromes, mostly are isolated. Case report: In this presentation we describe a 3-weeks-old girl with [...]

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Refractive Outcomes of Posterior Chamber Phakic Intraocular Lens Implantation for Correction of Myopia and Myopic Astigmatism

Melisa Ahmedbegovic Pjano, Ajla Pidro, Alma Biscevic, Senad Grisević, Bojana Pandzić, Vesna Cerovic Abstract Objectives: The aim was to examine efficacy and safety after Implantable Collamer Lens (ICL) implantation for correction of myopia et myopic astigmatism. Methods: This prospective clinical study included 28 eyes of 16 patients which underwent implantation of ICL for correction of [...]

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Genetic Counseling and Prenatal Diagnosis of Triploidy During the Second Trimester of Pregnancy

Milenko Kolarski, Begzudin Ahmetovic, Maja Beres, Radomir Topic, Vedran Nikic, Ivana Kavecan, Semin Sabic Abstract Introduction: Triploidy is a lethal chromosomal numeric abnormality, characterized on extra haploid set of chromosomes. It occurs in 2 to 3% of conceptuses and accounts for approximately 20% of chromosomally abnormal first-trimester miscarriages. As such, triploidy is estimated to occur [...]

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Comparison of Plate, Nail and External Fixation in the Management of Diaphyseal Fractures of the Humerus

Michele Bisaccia, Luigi Meccariello, Giuseppe Rinonapoli, Giuseppe Rollo, Marco Pellegrino, Andrea Schiavone, Cristina Ibáñez Vicente, Pellegrino Ferrara, Marco Filipponi, Auro Caraffa Abstract Introduction : Humeral shaft fractures are quite common in orthopedics and represent 1-3% of adult fractures. The surgical treatment is the a better choice in order to obtain a reduction and stable alignment [...]

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