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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Neutrophil-to-lymphocyte Ratio and Its Relation with Markers of Inflammation and Myocardial Necrosis in Patients with Acute Coronary Syndrome

Ema Tahto, Radivoj Jadric, Lamija Pojskic, Esmeralda Kicic Abstract Introduction: Inflammation plays an important role in atherosclerosis which is the primary cause of acute coronary syndrome (ACS) that encompasses acute myocardial infarction (AMI) and unstable angina (UA). Objective: To investigate and characterize white blood cells (WBC) count, differential blood count in peripheral blood and neutrophil [...]

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The Cumulative Incidence of Stroke, Myocardial infarction, Heart Failure and Sudden Cardiac Death in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation

Nabil Naser, Mehmed Kulic, Mirza Dilic, Alen Dzubur, Azra Durak, Esad Pepic, Elnur Smajic, Zumreta Kusljugic Abstract Introduction: Atrial fibrillation represents the most common cardiac arrhythmia in clinical practice. By year 2030, 14–17 million AF patients are anticipated in the European Union. Atrial fibrillation remains one of the major causes of stroke, heart failure, sudden [...]

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Complications After Ileal Urinary Derivations

Alden Prcic, Edin Begic Abstract Introduction: The aim of the study was to determine the most frequent early and late complications in different types of ileal urinary diversions. Patients and methods: The study was conducted in a five-year period, on 106 patients who were diagnosed with invasive urinary bladder cancer and who had indication for [...]

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Myometrium Invasion, Tumour Size and Lymphovascular Invasion as a Prognostic Factor in Dissemination of Pelvic Lymphatics at Endometrial Carcinoma

Nenad Lucic, Dragica Draganovic, Sanja Sibincic, Vesna Ecim-Zlojutro, Snjezana Milicevic Abstract Objective: The aim of this work is to show the importance of the depth of myometrium invasion, tumour size and lymphovascular invasion as prognostic factors in dissemination of lymphatic nodes at endometrial carcinoma (CE). Materials and methods: In the period from 2010 to 2015 [...]

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Impact of Preoperative Anxiety in Patients on Hemodynamic Changes and a Dose of Anesthetic During Induction of Anesthesia

Jasmina Ahmetovic-Djug, Sefik Hasukic, Haris Djug, Begzada Hasukic, Alan Jahic Abstract Objectives: Each surgical patient is preoperatively, intraoperatively and postoperatively exposed to stress. The aim of this study was to determine the existence of preoperative anxiety, and to determine its impact on hemodynamic parameters (blood pressure, heart rate) in patients and dose of anesthetics during [...]

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Risk Factors for the Surgical Field Infections After the Osteosynthes of Tibia Diaphysis

Adnana Talic, Fuad Dzankovic, Adnan Papovic, Emina Omerhodzic Abstract Introduction: Infections occurring in the wound as a consequence of the surgery represent the surgical field infections (SFI). Tibia diaphysis fractures are common due to its exposure to the external force. Clinical signs include: pain, swelling, lower leg deformity and skin changes. Tibia in the lower [...]

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