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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Bulat Vedrana - - 2011
Phototherapy denotes the use of ultraviolet (UV) light in the management of several dermatoses. Most phototherapy regimens utilize ultraviolet radiation of different wavelenghts. Currently, irradiations with broadband UVB (290-320 nm), narrowband UVB (311-313 nm), 308 nm excimer laser, UVA 1 (340-400 nm), UVA with psoralen (PUVA), and extracorporeal photochemotherapy (photopheresis) ...
Iniewicz Grzegorz - - 2011
The paper presents results of research concerning attachment patterns and aggressive behaviours in adolescents suffering from mixed disorders of conduct and emotions. Both the clinical and the control group completed Parental Bonding Instrument and Polish version of Buss-Durkee Inventory. The first questionnaire measures parental style as perceived by the child, ...
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 ...
Dadić-Hero Elizabeta - - 2011
Dementia is a chronic and irreversible brain impairment characterised by significant cognitive deficits. Severe symptoms of the aforesaid disease interfere with normal life functions and daily activities. Dementia usually develops with advancing age, i.e. after the age of 85, and when it develops in people younger than age 65, it ...
Dediol Iva - - 2011
Dysplastic nevus is an acquired or hereditary nevus that clinically seems atypical and pathohistologically dysplastic. The term of dysplastic nevus has changed through history and even until now the dermatologists and pathologists have not found the same conclusion for name and definition of dysplastic nevus. Epidemiology of dysplastic nevus is ...
Simić Dubravka - - 2011
Incidence rate of cutaneous malignant melanoma (MM), one of the most aggressive skin tumours, is increasing nowadays. Etiology of MM has not been fully understood. Various etiological factors are of relevance for the occurrence of the disease. The solar radiation as well as long term exposure to ultraviolet radiation has ...
Bauer Vladimir - - 2011
Parkinson's disease (PD) is well known to cause voice impairments. The aim of this study is to evaluate subjective and objective changes in voice quality in patients with PD in Croatian language speakers. Twenty one patients (11 male and 10 female) with PD and twenty one age-matched (10 male and ...
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 ...
Bacić Dordano D Department of Abdominal Surgery, Rijeka University Hospital Centre, University of Rijeka, School of Medicine, Rijeka, - - 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 ...
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 ...
Gavrić Morena - - 2011
In this prospective study we wanted to report our experience and to evaluate the efficacy and safety of Ex-press Mini-Glaucoma Shunt implantation under a superficial scleral flap, as a newly and improved surgical technology in a treatment of POAG (Primary open-angle glaucoma) and refractory glaucoma. 44 eyes (35 patients) underwent ...
Malatestinić Dulija - - 2011
Melanoma consists 4-5% of all skin cancers, but it contributes to 71-80% of skin cancers deaths. It is controversial whether worldwide increases in melanoma incidence represent a true epidemic but at the same time that dramatic increase in incidence occur in setting of relatively stable mortality trends, observed in Croatia ...
Lugović-Mihić Liborija - - 2011
Actinic reticuloid (AR) or chronic actinic dermatitis is considered a sunlight-induced pseudolymphoma (PSL) on light exposed areas of the skin, which primarily affects elderly males. The disease is a severe, chronic photosensitive dermatosis, first described by Ive et al. in 1969. PSL is a group of non-cancerous lymphocytic skin disorders ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Mrak Bernard - - 2011
Age-related macular degeneration (ARMD) is one of the most common causes of the vision loss and blindness in developed countries. Among other harmful effects, exposure to the UV radiation is the most prominent factor for the development of the disorder. Using the method of SD OCT (Spectral Domain Ocular Coherence ...
Mravicić Ivana - - 2011
Residual esotropia is a common problem following bilateral medial rectus (MR) recessions for esotropia. The patient was 30 years old men who underwent bilateral MR recession of both eyes in the childhood. Recession was repeated on the right eye few years after the first surgery, but residual esotropia progressed. Prior ...
Bryńska Anita - - 2011
Repetitive and stereotyped behaviours in the form of stereotyped interests or specific routine activities are one ofthe diagnostic criteria in pervasive developmental disorders. The occurrence of repetitive behaviours in patients with pervasive developmental disorders is a starting point for questions about the type and classification criteria of such behaviours. The ...
Grzetić-Lenac Renata - - 2011
Bullous keratopathy (BK) is a chronic corneal edema with or without subepithelial bullae as a result of a loss of the endothelial cells. 15 patients with BK after cataract surgery with intraocular lens implantation, due to Fuchs dystrophy (n = 3) or corneal endothelial trauma (n = 12) were included ...
Kraljik Nikola - - 2011
In Osijek-Baranja County, there was a rise in the number of non-invasive and fall of invasive cervical cancer in the period 2000-2008, but cervical cancer still represents an important public health problem in Osijek-Baranja County. Cervical cancer in 2008 was the ninth female cancer site and represents 3.5% of all ...
Novak-Stroligo Maja - - 2011
Central corneal thickness is very important measurement in glaucoma treatment because it influences the eye pressure measurements. A thinner cornea gives us artifactually lower intraocular pressure and a thicker cornea gives higher intraocular pressure reading, so it has to be corrected in both cases. The aim of this study is ...
Mrakovcić-Sutić Ines - - 2011
Natural killer T (NKT) and regulatory T cells (Tregs) play an important role in innate immune response. Natural killer (NK) and NKT cells are indispensable factors in the body's ongoing defense against tumor development, as well as viral infection. NKT cells are a subset of T cells that shares properties ...
Romac Ivana - - 2011
A 69 years old women underwent uneventful cataract surgery of her left eye with phacoemulsification and posterior chamber intraocular lens implantation in topical anesthesia. Patient was postoperatively treated with combination of antibiotic and steroid in decreasing dosages during five weeks: one drop five times a day the first week, three ...
Brytek-Matera Anna - - 2011
The purpose was to evaluate the relationship between negative body-related attitudes and self-representation among patients with anorexia and bulimia nervosa. A sample of 33 female anorexic, 38 female bulimic and 40 female students without eating disorders participated in present study. We used The Figure Rating Scale (Stunkard et al., 1983) ...
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 ...
Muzić Vedrana - - 2011
The aim of the study was to analyze the senior population when deciding to choose either going to the private or public physical medicine practice in Croatia. 240 patients (public and private group, 120 participants each) from the Croatian medium large county Primorje-Gorski kotar, were enrolled from 6 physical medicine ...
Bohac Maja - - 2011
This study reports early outcomes of a cohort of presbyopic patients treated with Intracor. The study took place from December 2010 to May 2011 and was conducted in University Eye Hospital "Svjetlost", Zagreb, Croatia. 95 eyes were enrolled in this prospective clinical trial (49 patients with non dominant eye and ...
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