Evaluation of the Medical Academic Community of Bosnia and Herzegovina Based on Scopus Parameters

Izet Masic Abstract Introduction: The academic community of Bosnia and Herzegovina (B&H) is represented by four Academies, which include eminent personalities in the field of medical sciences (Academy of Sciences and Arts of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Department for Medical Sciences (ANUBiH), Academy of Sciences and Arts of the Republika Srpska (ANURS), Croatian Academy of Sciences [...]

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Laryngopharyngeal Reflux Disease – LPRD

Nizama Salihefendic, Muharem Zildzic, Emir Cabric Abstract Introduction: Laryngopharyngeal reflux disease (LPRD) referes to an inflammatory reaction of the mucous membrane of pharynx, larynx and other associated respiratory organs, caused by a reflux of stomach contents into the esophagus. LPRD is considered to be a relatively new clinical entity with a vast number of clinical [...]

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Identification of Causes of the Occupational Stress for Health Providers at Different Levels of Health Care

Natasa Trifunovic, Zaim Jatic, Alma Dzubur-Kulenovic Abstract Objectives: To identify and compare the stressors in the work environment experienced by employees in primary health care and secondary health care, amongphysiciansand nurses. Patients and methods: The survey was conducted to identify types of stressors by assessing health care workers employed in the primary and secondary health [...]

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Influence of Arabian Pharmacy on Diseases Tretament During Ottoman’s Period in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Armin Skrbo, Izet Masic Abstract The Arab cultural heritage was an era of invaluable preservation and development of numerous teachings, including biomedical sciences. The golden period of Arab medicine deserves special attention in the history of medicine and pharmacy, as it was the period of rapid translation of works from Greek and Persian cultures into [...]

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Does Dexamethasone Helps in Meningococcal Sepsis?

Ilir Tolaj, Hamdi Ramadani, Murat Mehmeti, Hatixhe Gashi, Arbana Kasumi, Visar Gashi, Haki Jashari Abstract Purpose: Prompt recognition and aggressive early treatment are the only effective measures against invasive meningococcal disease (IMD). Anti-inflammatory adjunctive treatment remains controversial and difficult to assess in patients with IMD. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect [...]

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Phacoemulsification After Penetrating Keratoplasty Due War Injury at Young Adult

Emir Cabric, Vahid Jusufovic, Nizama Salihefendic, Amra Nadarevic Vodencarevic Abstract Introduction: It is known that phacoemulsification of cataracts after penetrating keratoplasty there are always some difficulties and of course a higher rate of different intraoperative complications. Phacoemulsification after PK may cause significant endothelial injury and affect long term graft survival. Aim: The aim of this [...]

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The Influence of Smoking on the Variations in Carboxyhemoglobin and Methemoglobin During Urologic Surgery

Aleksandra Gavrilovska-Brzanov, Mirjana Shosholcheva, Biljana Kuzmanovska, Andrijan Kartalov, Maja Mojsova-Mijovska, Marija Jovanovski-Srceva, Gordana Taleska, Nikola Brzanov, Risto Simeonov, Maja Slaninka Miceska Abstract Introduction: Surgery is supposed to modulate the production of carbon monoxide by the reduction of heme oxygenase activity or transcriptional regulation of inducible heme oxygenase. On the other hand, the inhalation of tobacco [...]

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Experience and Outcomes of Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention for Patients with ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction of Tertiary Care Center in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Elmir Jahic Abstract Background: Primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) is an emergent percutaneous catheter intervention in the setting of ST-segment elevations myocardial infarction (STEMI), without previous fibrinolytic treatment. Aim: To evaluate the feasibility and outcomes of primary percutaneous coronary interventions for STEMI in regional tertiary care cardiac centre in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Methods: Between January [...]

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Comparing the Effects of Krebs Plus Verapamil Solution on Endothelial Function of Harvested Human Greater Saphenous Vein with Heparinized Blood, an Invitro Study

Mitra Shokri, Reza Moradpour, Majid Malekzade Shafaroudi, Nourollah Rezaei, Shervin Ziabakhsh Tabar Abstract Introduction: Integrity of the great saphenous vein (GSV) endothelium is the most important key element for long-term patency rate of grafts in coronary artery bypass graft (CABG). Storage solutions play an important role in maintaining viability of vein endothelium. Diminished nitric oxide [...]

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QTc Interval Prolongation and Hemorrhagic Stroke: Any Difference Between Acute Spontaneous Intracerebral Hemorrhage and Acute Non-traumatic Subarachnoid Hemorrhage?

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin, Sarwer Jamal Al-Bajalan, Alaa Mubarak Abstract Background: A variety of ECG changes occur as an aftermath of stroke. Prolongation of the QTc interval is a well-documented change. We analyzed QTc interval prolongation among patients with acute hemorrhagic strokes. Methods: This observational study was conducted at the Emergency Department of Sulaymaniyah General [...]

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