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Grzetić-Lenac Renata - - 2011
Amniotic membrane transplantation (AMT) leads to reduction of inflammatory symptoms and causes faster epithelisation in corneal ulcers and persistant epithelial defect. 21 patients with corneal ulcer (n = 18) or non-healing epithelial defect (n = 3) unresponsive to conventional treatment were included in the study. All patients were treated by ...
Situm Mirna - - 2011
The aim of the study was to analyze the clinical prevalence and pathohistological correlation of dysplastic nevi. In the period between 2000 and 2009, in the Outpatient Clinic of Referral Centre for Melanoma of the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare of the Republic of Croatia, 12,344 patients were examined, ...
Girotto Dean - - 2011
Decompressive Craniectomy (DC) is a treatment option for severe brain injury (SBI). This method is applied when the growth of intracranial pressure (ICP) can no longer be controlled with conservative methods. DC belongs to class III "Guidelines"--"option" which has not clear clinical certainty. They do not correspond to "Standards" (class ...
Vojniković Bozo - - 2011
During the summer months, from June thru September, in Opatija and island of Rab area, we conducted UVA and UVB measurements using a professional detector: Solar Light Co., Inc. USA. Ordering: PMA2110 UV-A and PMA2101 UV-B detector. We conducted global UVA and UVB measurements in the 2006 to 2011 period. ...
Spanjol Josip - - 2011
Today successful kidney transplantation procedures, techniques and immunosuppression protocols are a consequence of extensive research on animal models. During every transplantation surgery there are two crucial points for the success of the entire procedure: vascular (arterial end venous) and ureteral or ureterovesical anastomosis. Renal artery and vein of the donor ...
Knez Rajna - - 2011
Attachment is a point of interest in psychosomatic research since it influences a wide array of biopsychosocial phenomena. Data from literature highlights the role of this concept in the context of Inflammatory Bowel disease (IBD), still, there is a lack of data regarding attachment among parents of children with chronic ...
Maricić Anton - - 2011
The goal of our study was to present our long-standing experience of the treatment of prostate carcinoma in patients over the age of 70. During the 20 years period (from 1991 to 2010) we diagnosed the prostate carcinoma in 1998 patients. More than 58% of the patients were over 70 ...
Toth Ivan - - 2011
The number of individuals allergic to plant pollen has recently been on a constant increase. The knowledge of diurnal distribution and abundance of allergenic pollen types, their patterns and response to source position and weather is useful to correlate hay fever symptoms with the presence of allergenic pollen in the ...
Kovacić Slavica - - 2011
Carotid artery stenting (CAS) is a widely used method in prevention of stroke for carotid artery stenosis as an alternative to surgical treatment. Initial studies reveal higher morbidity and mortality rates for CAS than acceptable standards for carotid endarterectomy (CEA). The aim of this study was to compare results in ...
Jancić Ervin - - 2011
The aim of this study was to provide an overview of the central nervous system (CNS) tumours epidemiology in Karlovac region, over the 1995-2010 period. We analyzed data on 359 patients (194 men and 165 women), diagnosed with CNS tumours according to the World Health Organization's diagnostic criteria, in period ...
Bacić Dordano - - 2011
Recent evidence suggests that decline of regulatory T cells (Tregs) play a critical role in the prevalence of autoimmune diseases inhibiting the maintenance of peripheral self tolerance, while its augmentation leads to insufficient antitumor response, accompanied with poor prognosis in various malignancies. Increased number of Tregs (CD4+CD25+FoxP3+) were noticed in ...
Janković Suzana - - 2011
The aim of this paper is to present preliminary data of Program of prevention and early detection of osteoporosis among women in Primorsko-goranska County. Osteoporosis is recognized as a public health problem for which clearly preventive measures are defined. Measurement of bone density was done by ultrasound densitometry of the ...
Duletić-Nacinović Antica - - 2011
Epithelioid hemangioendothelioma (EHE) is a rare tumor of the vascular origin. It was first described in its pulmonary form by Dail and Leibow in 1975 and named "intravascular bronchioalveolar tumor" (IVBAT). Since then, reports of occurrences of the tumor have been made for number of locations, but most often tumor ...
Szkup-Jabłońska Małgorzata - - 2011
The aim of the study was to assess the relationship between lead levels in children's blood and the development of social disorders. Lead levels were measured in every child's blood test and following on from that the influence of this toxin on children's behaviour was assessed. Manfred Cierpka questionnaire was ...
Stiglić-Rogoznica Nives - - 2011
Knee osteoarthritis (KOA), the most common type of osteoarthritis (OA), is associated with pain and inflammation of the joint capsule, impaired muscular stabilization, reduced range of motion and functional disability. High-intensity laser therapy (HILT) involves higher-intensity laser radiation and causes minor and slow light absorption by chromophores. Light stimulation of ...
Marinović Marin - - 2011
There have been reports both supporting and refuting an inverse relationship between hip fracture and hip osteoarthritis (OA). We have investigated this relationship using histomorphometric study of femoral head subchondral bone. We studied 74 subjects with hip fracture (74% females) and 24 subjects with osteoarthritis (45% females). By histomorphometric analysis ...
Bajek Snjezana - - 2011
Hyperbaric oxygen (HBO) treatment was shown to be beneficial as an additional treatment for ischemic muscles in crush injuries and ischemia-reperfusion injuries. The purpose of this study was to assess the influence of hyperbaric oxygen treatment on transcriptional myogenic factors during muscle regeneration. Those factors (MyoD, myf5, myogenin, mrf4) are ...
Peitl Marija Vucić - - 2011
For the general public, but also for healthcare professionals, schizophrenia is still one of those areas of medicine connected with feelings of unease, fear and prejudice. These feelings lead to stigmatization and discrimination which are unjust processes which put patients suffering from mental illnesses into undesirable and unequal positions. Aim ...
Nadarević-Stefanec Vesna - - 2011
Patient satisfaction has been a widely investigated subject in health care research. Quality of care from the patient perspective, especially in home health care, however has been investigated only very recently. Home health care is a system of care provided by skilled practitioners to patients in their homes under the ...
Toth Ivan - - 2011
Pollutants such as particulate matter, nitrogen oxides, carbon oxides, ground-level ozone, etc. are harmful to human health. Study of pollutant variation and its relationship with both dynamic and thermodynamic atmospheric boundary layer (ABL) structures is of importance not only for environmental protection but also for the public at large. The ...
Peitl Marija Vucić - - 2011
Aim of this research was to establish effects and influence of personality traits on sexual functioning of schizophrenic and depressive patients, compared to healthy individuals. 300 participants were included in this research. For patients suffering from schizophrenia it was established that the more they are open to experience and the ...
Kovacević Damir - - 2011
The aim of this study is to evaluate vital dyes "Brilliant Blue G" (BBG) and "Membrane Blue Dual" (MBD) for intraoperative staining of the inner limiting membrane (ILM) during vitrectomy for macular hole (MH). Retrospective, comparative case series on 18 eyes with macular holes who underwent "23 and 25 gauge" ...
Dobrila-Dintinjana Renata - - 2011
Placebo is the use of the substance or procedure without specific activity for the condition that is trying to be healed. In medicine, benefits of placebo effect are used since 1985 and 1978 placebo effect was first scientifically confirmed. It was found that placebo induced analgesia depends on the release ...
Pustisek Nives - - 2011
In the last decade, awareness of the harmful effects of solar ultraviolet radiation has increased. Modern lifestyles, outdoor occupations, sports and other activities make total sun avoidance impossible. Children spend more time outdoors than adults and there is compelling evidence that childhood is a particularly vulnerable time for the photocarcinogenic ...
Knez Rajna - - 2011
Chronic gastrointestinal diseases, such as inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and celiac disease (CD), might have impact not only on the affected child but also on their parents since inside the family framework, a change in each member may have influence on the whole system. The aim of this study was ...
Kasperek-Zimowska Beata - - 2011
The aim of the research was an answer to the question if sense of coherence correlates with coping styles among parents looking after adult children with schizophrenia. 50 parents (38 mothers and 12 fathers) at age 46-84 (mean: 60) were examined. SOC-29 and CISS questionnaires were used to diagnose traits ...
Fritz Susanne A - - 2012
Declining diversification rates over time are a well-established evolutionary pattern, often interpreted as indicating initial rapid radiation with filling of ecological niche space. Here, we test the hypothesis that island radiations may show constant net diversification rates over time, due to continued expansion into new niche space in highly dispersive ...
Marinović Dunja - - 2011
Identification of persons through the eyes is in the field of biometrical science. Many security systems are based on biometric methods of personal identification, to determine whether a person is presenting itself truly. The human eye contains an extremely large number of individual characteristics that make it particularly suitable for ...
Draca Natasa - - 2011
High endothelial cell density (ECD) is essential for the corneal graft clarity. We evaluated ECD loss in 120 eyes that underwent penetrating keratoplasty (PK) in Eye Clinic Svjetlost in a one year follow up period. Patients were divided into 3 groups of high (N = 35), intermediate (N = 31) ...
Grahovac Dubravka Sepić - - 2011
Epilepsy is one of the most common neurological problems affecting approximately 1% of the world's population with higher incidence among elderly individuals. Although depression is a common comorbid condition in patients with epilepsy, there is a paucity of information regarding depression in geriatric patients with epilepsy. This study analysed a ...
Rubesa Gordana - - 2011
In the clinical practise it has been observed that the person changes physically, too, after aesthetic surgery. The aim of this work was to examine, by objective psychological measurements, what changes occur, and what personality features change. Forty six subjects that had an aesthetic surgery were examined; they were tested ...
Ostrić Mirjana - - 2011
The retrospective investigation was done about relationships between diabetes and cranial nerve lesions (CNL) on the sample of hospitalized neurological patients in Clinical Hospital Dubrava (CHD) in 6 yrs. period (2001-2006). The goal was to expand the cognition about CNL as a complication of diabetes, to investigate possibility of better ...
Hauser Goran - - 2011
According to the literature, quality of life has been shown to be reduced in females compared with males with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). Psychosocial factors are also playing an important role in IBD, especially emotional lability. The aims of study was to investigate the sex differences in general and specific ...
Prpić Igor - - 2011
The aim of this study was to evaluate the prevalence of stage III of retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) among newborns of birth weight < 1500 g and gestational age (GA) < or = 32 weeks, and to compare these prevalences during two time periods (1998-2002 and 2003-2007). The investigation was ...
Bulog Aleksandar - - 2011
The majority of environmental diseases are multifactorial airway illnesses, including genetic background and exposure to different kind of airborne irritants and allergens. Altered lifestyle and changes in environmental exposures contribute to the occurring of these diseases. The term of environmental illnesses includes the disease primarily caused by pollution of air ...
Sosnowska Małgorzata - - 2011
Relationship between therapist and his patient remain the principle in psychiatric health care, being related to the treatment course and results. Sustaining a good therapeutic relationship is a key element in community team work, it promotes the creation and maintaining of the therapeutic bond, trust, good contact with patients, which ...
Palijan Tija Zarković - - 2011
Psoriasis, as same as other skin diseases, has an influence on many spheres of patient's life. It influences the mental image the patients have of themselves and it indirectly shapes their personality traits as well as it defines the quality of their lives. The purpose of the study was to ...
Toth Ivan - - 2011
Depending on the geographic and climatic region and vegetation, allergenic plants are characteristic for certain areas and the pollen concentrations of various plant species depend on the fenophase of each single species and most of all on the climatic and meteorological conditions of a certain area. It is precisely because ...
Strenja-Linić Ines - - 2011
Multiple randomized trials over the last decade for both symptomatic and asymptomatic carotid stenosis have proven the efficacy of carotid endarterectomy (CEA) in reducing the risk of stroke. The aim of this prospective non-randomizing cohort study was to determine the incidence of carotid arteries restenosis after CEA as well as ...
Pustisek Nives - - 2011
Apoptosis or programmed cell death is a key function in regulating skin development, homeostasis and tumorigenesis. The epidermis is exposed to various external stimuli and one of the most important is UV radiation. The UVA and UVB spectra differ in their biological effects and in their depth of penetration through ...
Lelek Agnieszka - - 2011
The aim of the study was to analyse the correlation between body image and anxiety symptoms as well as psychological discomfort experienced by women growing up in alcoholic families. The group of 61 women (27 years old on average) was surveyed with Body Self Questionnaire and MMPI-2 personality test questionnaires ...
Ruzić Alen - - 2011
Various positive effects of pet ownership on cardiovascular health are well known. The aim of this prospective and controlled longitudinal study was to determine the effects of everyday dog-walking on physical capacity in elderly patients during the first year after myocardial infarction. Regularly dog-walking for at least 15 minutes three ...
Bryńska Anita - - 2011
Pervasive Developmental Disorders (PPD) refers to the group of disorders characterised by delayed or inappropriate development of multiple basic functions including socialisation, communication, behaviour and cognitive functioning. The term,,autistic spectrum disorders" was established as a result of the magnitude of the intensity of symptoms and their proportions observed in all ...
Boras Ivan - - 2011
Diabetic macular edema is the leading cause of moderate visual deterioration in patients with diabetic retinopathy. Ranibizumab) blocks vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) induced hyperpermeability of blood vessels. In this prospective case series we investigated the efficacy and safety of anti-VEGF treatment in reduction of central retinal thickness (CRT) and ...
Situm Mirna - - 2011
Melasma is a common, acquired facial skin disorder, mostly involving sun-exposed areas like cheeks, forehead and upper lip. Melasma occurs in both sexes, although almost 90 percent of the affected are women. It is more common in darker skin types (Fitzpatrick skin types IV to VI) especially Hispanics/Latinos, Asians and ...
Milić Sandra - - 2011
Red blood cell distribution width (RDW) is a measure of the variation of red blood cell width that is reported as apart of standard complete blood count. Red blood cell distribution width results are often used together with mean corpuscular volume (MCV) results to figure out mixed anemia. The aim ...
Izydorczyk Bernadetta - - 2011
The aim of the study was psychological diagnosis of body self structure in Polish group of women (120 young women) suffering from eating disorders (anorexia and bulimia nervosa) and schizophrenic psychosis. The authoress used the following method: Eating Disorder Inventory EDI D.Garner, Satisfaction of Body Questionnaire T.Thompson and projection methods: ...
Grzalja Nikola - - 2011
The aim of this study is to present certain particularities in treating polytraumatized patients age of 65 and above. All of the patients were treated in our hospital. 413 patients were included in this 4 year study (2006-2010). Injury severity score was 17 and above (ISS > 17). Patients aged ...
Alpeza-Dunato Zvjezdana - - 2011
Measurements of central cornea thickness (CCT) have a very important value in glaucoma patients; if the central cornea is thinner than it suggests, then the intraocular pressure is falsely low. This study compares the central cornea thickness between patients with pseudoexfoliative glaucoma, open angle glaucoma, angle closure glaucoma and control ...
Sepić Tatjana - - 2011
Voice is one of the most important means of communication and as such should be taken care of. The etiology of voice disorders is diverse. Due to the development of the society we live in, way of life, environmental factors, and exposure to pharmacological agents as well as demands we ...
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