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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Introduction to Total Mesorectal Excision

Samir Delibegovic Abstract Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of mortality in the West, and rectal cancer accounts for about 25% of the colon cancers. The concept of total mesothelial excision (TME) was the most important event in surgery for rectal cancer of the last two decades, because even without a curative approach, it [...]

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Assessment of Pharmacological Responses to an Anti-diabetic Drug in a New Obese Type 2 Diabetic Rat Model

Yasutaka Murai, Takeshi Ohta, Hironobu Tadaki, Katsuhiro Miyajima, Masami Shinohara, Fatchiyah Fatchiyah, Takahisa Yamada Abstract Introduction: The number of diabetic patients has recently been increasing worldwide, and numerous anti-diabetic drugs have been developed to induce good glycemic control. In particular, metformin, which exhibits glucose-lowering effects by suppressing gluconeogenesis in the liver, is widely used as [...]

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Contribution of Arabic Medicine and Pharmacy to the Development of Health Care Protection in Bosnia and Herzegovina – the Second Part

Izet Masic Abstract After the collapse of the Arab rule, the Arab territorial expanses and cultural heritage were taken over by the Turks. Although scientific progress in the Turkish period slowed down due to numerous unfavorable political-economic and other circumstances. Thanks to the Turks, Arabic culture and useful Islamic principles expanded to the territory of [...]

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