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ISSN: 0350-199X (Print), ISSN: 1986-5961 (Online)


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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 [...]

December 4th, 2017|Categories: 5, 71|

Application of Ethics for Providing Telemedicine Services and Information Technology

Fateme Moghbeli, Mostafa Langarizadeh, Ali Aliabadi Abstract Introduction: Advanced technology has increased the use of telemedicine and Information Technology (IT) in treating or rehabilitating diseases. An increased use of technology increases the importance of the ethical issues involved. The need for keeping patients’ information confidential and secure, controlling a [...]

December 4th, 2017|Categories: 5, 71|

May Heading in Soccer Result in Traumatic Brain Injury? A Review of Literature

Gorazd Bunc, Janez Ravnik, Tomaz Velnar Abstract Background: Globally, soccer is the most popular team sport, unifying many fans all around the world. The epidemiological studies so far have confirmed that head playing and hitting the ball with head may cause minor head injuries, which exert their effects in [...]

December 4th, 2017|Categories: 5, 71|

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

Izet Masic, Armin Skrbo, Nabil Naser, Salih Tandir, Lejla Zunic, Senad Medjedovic, Aziz Sukalo Abstract The time interval from the 9th to the 13th century remained known as the “Golden period of the Arab science”, and a significant place among the taught sciences are occupied by Medicine and Pharmacy. [...]

December 4th, 2017|Categories: 5, 71|

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 [...]

December 4th, 2017|Categories: 5, 71|

Blood Count of Eosinophil Polymorphonuclear Leucocytes and Bronchial Hyperreactivity in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Vesna Cukic Abstract Introduction: Polymorphonuclear eosinophil leucocytes (eosinophils) are found in increased numbers in the circulation and sputum in asthma patients, usually in relation to the severity of asthma but it is the question whether they have a significant role in the development and level of bronchial hyperreactivity in [...]

December 4th, 2017|Categories: 5, 71|

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 [...]

December 4th, 2017|Categories: 5, 71|

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Between: 2017-01-01 – 2017-12-31

  • Submitted Articles: 278
  • Published Articles: 96
  • Accepted Articles: 176
  • Rejected Articles: 100

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. [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]