Journal of the Academy of Medical Sciences in Bosnia and Herzegovina


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Covers General medicine, Internal medicine, Cardiology, Surgery, Pulmology, Gastroenterology, Urology, Neurology, Psychiatry, Neurosurgery, Maxillofacial surgery, Dental medicine, Pharmacy, Health informatics, Health economics, Medical education, Basic medical sciences.

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


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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 [...]

July 2nd, 2017|Categories: 3, 71|

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 [...]

July 2nd, 2017|Categories: 3, 71|

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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

July 2nd, 2017|Categories: 3, 71|

Canal Aberration Assessment in Simulated Root Canals: a Comparative Study

Selma Jakupovic, Alma Konjhodzic, Lajla Hasic Brankovic, Samra Korac, Irmina Tahmiscija, Aida Dzankovic, Alma Gavranovic Glamoc Abstract Aim: The aim of this study was to compare time of preparation and canal aberrations in a simulated root canals after using three different rotary systems: Endostar E5, Endostar E3 and T [...]

July 2nd, 2017|Categories: 3, 71|

Evaluation of Efficacy of Surgical Periodontal Therapy with the Use of Bone Graft in the Treatment of Periodontal Intrabony Defects

Mirjana Gojkov-Vukelic, Sanja Hadzic, Enes Pasic Abstract Introduction: One of the most important goals of periodontitis therapy is the elimination of deep periodontal pockets. In regenerative periodontal therapy, different types of bone grafts, membranes, growth factors, etc. are used to improve regeneration of lost periodontal tissue. The aim of [...]

July 2nd, 2017|Categories: 3, 71|

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Between: 2017-01-01 – 2017-05-31

  • Submitted Articles: 126
  • Published Articles: 37
  • Accepted Articles: 66
  • Rejected Articles: 43

Challenges in the Routine Praxis Diagnosis of Hydatidiform Mole: a Tertiary Health Center Experience

Melisa Lelic, Zlatan Fatusic, Ermina Iljazovic, Suada Ramic, Sergije Markovic, Selma Alicelebic Abstract Introduction: Hydatidiform moles (HM), presenting as complete (CHM) and partial (PHM) form, are rare pregnancy disorder. Diagnosis is based on clinical presentation, [...]

Evaluation of Prognostic Factors and Determinants in Surgical Sperm Retrieval Procedures in Azoospermic Patients

Hajrudin Spahovic, Ümit Göktolga, Dzelaludin Junuzovic, Cihan Göktaþ, Admir Rama Abstract Introduction: Main categorisation of azospermic is in two grups: nonobstructive azoospermia (NOA) and obstructive azoospermia (OA). We had evaluation of prognostic factors and determinants [...]

Transcranial Brain Sonography in Parkinson’s Disease and Other Parkinsonian Disorders: a Hospital Study from Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Dzevdet Smajlovic, Omer C. Ibrahimagic Abstract Introduction. Transcranial sonography (TCS) is a relatively new ultrasound modality which could display echogenicity of human brain tissue through the intact skull. TCS may be useful in differentiation of [...]

Effects of Carbamazepine and Valproate on Serum Aspartate Aminotransferase, Alanine Aminotransferase and Gamma – Glutamyltransferase in Children

Feriha Hadzagic-Catibusic, Edo Hasanbegovic, Melika Melunovic, Smail Zubcevic, Sajra Uzicanin Abstract Introduction: Epilepsy is one of the most common neurological diseases in childhood and adolescence. Carbamazepine (CBZ) and valproate (VPA) have been widely used as [...]

Missues of Authorship – Editors View

Izet Masic Abstract Ethics is a philosophical discipline and present set of customs, habits and norms, by which people of one community manage their actions and their overall behavior. Ethical behavior and ethical norms have [...]

Incidence of Hypothyreoidism after Radioactive Iodine–I131 Treatment in Dependance of Hyperthyreoidism Etiology and Therapy Dose

Nermina Beslic, Sabrina Licina, Amera Sadija, Renata Milardovic Abstract Introduction. Consensus hasn’t been yet achieved about optimal dose quantity that could prevent post therapy hypothyroidism, thus dosing approach varies among different centers. I131 doses can [...]

Effects of Azilsartan, Aliskiren or their Combination on High Fat Diet-induced Non-alcoholic Liver Disease Model in Rats

Saad Abdulrahman Hussain, Rabab Mohammed Utba, Ajwad Muhammad Assumaidaee Abstract Introduction: In addition to its role in regulation of blood pressure, fluid and electrolyte homeostasis, the renin-angiotensin system (RAS) components were expressed in many other [...]

Biographical Lexicon of Medical Informatics, Third Edition

Marion Ball Abstract ...It is with pleasure I commend to you our colleagues and friends your impressive effort in putting together the third edition of your book “Biographical Lexicon of Medical Informatics”, that document the [...]

Evaluation of Prognostic Factors and Determinants in Surgical Sperm Retrieval Procedures in Azoospermic Patients

Hajrudin Spahovic, Ümit Göktolga, Dzelaludin Junuzovic, Cihan Göktaþ, Admir Rama Abstract Introduction: Main categorisation of azospermic is in two grups: nonobstructive azoospermia (NOA) and obstructive azoospermia (OA). We had evaluation of prognostic factors and determinants [...]

Characteristics and Treatment of Breakthrought Pain (BTcP) in Palliative Care

Samir Husic, Semir Imamovic, Srecko Matic, Aziz Sukalo Abstract Introduction: This research was to follow characteristics of breakthrough pain caused by cancer (BTcP) and other most common sympthoms (ESAS) at patients in advanced stage of [...]