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Upper Urinary Tract Urothelial Cancer in Croatian and Bosnian Endemic Nephropathy Regions

Josip Samardzic, Sefik Hasukic Abstract Objectives: Endemic nephropathy (EN) is a chronic tubulointerstitial renal disease associated with increased incidence of upper urinary tract urothelial cancer (UTUC) occurring predominantly in geographically limited areas in villages along big Danube river. Based on results obtained by the research it is confirmed that aristolochic acid is causative agent of [...]

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Gigantic Thrombus of the Left Atrium in Mitral Stenosis

Enisa Hodzic, Nermir Granov Abstract Introduction: Excess dilatation of the left atrium >65 mm is known in the literature as gigantic atrium. This dilation is most commonly encountered in the mitral insufficiency of rheumatic etiology, but also in severe prolapses of the mitral valve, permanent atrial fibrillation, and at the left right shunt with cardiac [...]

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Affective and Cognitive Conditions are Stronger Predictors of Success with Community Reintegration than Gait and Balance Performance in Veterans with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

Azadeh Leland, Kamran Tavakol, Joel Scholten, Alex V. Libin, Debra Mathis, David Maron, Simin Bakhshi Abstract Introduction: Optimal community reintegration is an integral part of the clinical management of patients with mild traumatic brain injury. Background/Objective: We sought the contribution and inter-relation of such variables as balance, executive function, and affective regulation to the community [...]

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Hemodynamic Responses to Tracheal Intubation in Elderly Patients: Intravenous or Spray of Lidocaine versus Fentanyl

Alireza Jalali, Ebrahim Nasiri, Mohsen Khoramian, Masood Saghafinia, Hasan Siamian Abstract Introduction: Laryngoscopy and tracheal intubation are known to increase sympathetic activity that may be detrimental to patients with preexisting ischaemic or hypertensive heart disease. Aim: The aim of this study was to compare of intravenous and oropharyngeal spray of lidocaine and high dose of [...]

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Prevalence of Metabolic Syndrome in the Hospitalized Psychiatric Patients

Khaled A. Alswat, Abdullah K. Alnemari, Ibrahim Alghamdi, Alhanouf Abdullah Almalki, Bandar Al-thomali, Talal Mahfouz Abstract Introduction: Metabolic Syndrome (MetS) is one of the most common syndromes that include a set of serious cardiovascular risk factors. MetS is highly prevalent in the high risk population and contributes to reduced lifespan. The primary goal of the [...]

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Study of Echocardiographic Changes After Kidney Transplantation in End-stage Renal Disease Patients

Hamidreza Omrani, Alireza Rai, Zahra Daraei, Masoud Sadeghi Abstract Background: Cardiovascular complications are the leading cause of mortality in end-stage renal disease (ESRD) patients. This study aimed to evaluate the efficacy of kidney transplantation on the cardiovascular status in ESRD patients. Methods: During 2012 to 2014 and in a cross-sectional study, 181 patients were randomly [...]

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Hyperlactatemia and the Importance of Repeated Lactate Measurements in Critically Ill Patients

Amina Godinjak, Selma Jusufovic, Admir Rama, Amer Iglica, Faris Zvizdic, Adis Kukuljac, Ira Tancica, Sejla Rozajac Abstract Objective. The aim of the study was to describe the prevalence of hyperlactatemia and emphasis on repeated lactate measurements in critically ill patients, and the associated mortality. Materials and methods. The study included 70 patients admitted in the [...]

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Rhythm Disturbance After Myocardial Revascularization

Nedzad Kadric, Enes Osmanovic Abstract Introduction: Heart rhythm disorders are common in the post-operative period following surgical myocardial revascularization (CABG). The incidence of any type of arrhythmia in the postoperative period can go up to 85%. While most are transient and short-term, it does not lead to deterioration of the postoperative course, in a smaller [...]

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Cytogenetic Abnormalities Found in Patients with Reproductive Problems

Mirela Mackic-Djurovic, Sabaheta Hasic, Emina Kiseljakovic, Dunja Rukavina, Slavka Ibrulj Abstract Introduction: One of the important causes of male infertility is aberration at the chromosomes. Aim: The main purpose of this study was to determine the frequency and types of chromosomal aberration in infertile/sterile men whose samples were analyzed in the Center for Cytogenetics of [...]

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Impact of Insulin Delivery Method on Hypoglycemia Incidence in Pediatric Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus Patients

Snijezana Hasanbegovic, Emina Obarcanin, Edo Hasanbegovic, Nedim Begic Abstract Introduction: Insulin therapy of pediatric patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) is highly demanding due to their dynamic growth, development and different daily life activities. Goal: To determine the optimal insulin delivery method for the prevention of hypoglycemia recorded by continuous monitoring of glucose in [...]

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