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Gvozdenović Ljiljana - - 2013
To conirm the importance of preoperative evaluation of a patient's health state, to reduce perioperative morbidity and mortality after laparoscopic surgery. A total number of 1,070 patients were selected into groups based on a type of intervention, gender, ASA and NYHA classiication. The most common laparoscopic procedure that was performed ...
Edwards Max R - - 2013
The Reflection uncemented acetabular component (Smith & Nephew, Memphis, Tenn) for total hip arthroplasty is available in 2 geometric variants. The first has a completely hemispherical design; the second has a peripheral rim expansion designed to increase initial press fit and aid osseointegration. The clinical and radiologic outcomes of 527 ...
A Fakhir Nafakhi Hussein - - 2013
The aim of this study was to assess the impact of hypertension on angiographic results in Iraqi patients with coronary artery disease. Six hundred and ifty seven patients with coronary artery disease (CAD) were submitted to routine coronary angiography in the period from January 2008 to December 2010. A comparison ...
Chu Chun - - 2013
AbstractThe utility of PSVue 794 (PS794), a near-infrared fluorescent dye conjugated to a bis[zinc (II)-dipicolylamine] (Zn-DPA) targeting moiety, in imaging brain infarct was assessed in a rat middle cerebral artery occlusion-reperfusion model. Following reperfusion, 1 mM PS794 solution was administered intravenously via a tail vein. Fluorescence images were captured between ...
Okur Mesut - - 2013
Aim To prevent possible chronic kidney diseases in healthy school- age children by screening for hematuria and proteinuria using a urine strip. Methods The incidence of hematuria and proteinuria was determined in 1848 healthy school-age children aged 7 to 14 years by urine screening in the eastern region of Turkey ...
Ottuso Patrick - - 2013
Aquatic dermatoses encompass a broad spectrum of cutaneous injuries. These injuries may present through contact with invertebrate organisms such as jellyfish, sea urchins, corals, and molluscs. Each organism is equipped with a unique method of causing harm to man, therefore a myriad of presenting signs and symptoms should be recognized ...
Bach John R - - 2013
The purpose of this monograph is to describe noninvasive management of respiratory muscle weakness/paralysis for patients with neuromuscular disease (NMD) and spinal cord injury (SCI). Noninvasive ventilation (NIV) assists and supports inspiratory muscles, whereas mechanically assisted coughing (MAC) simulates an effective cough. Long-term outcomes will be reviewed as well as ...
Durmišević-Serdarević Jasminka - - 2013
Aim To determine the prevalence and etiological agents of signiicant bakteriuria in children younger than six, as well as the incidence of anatomical abnormalities of the urinary system in children with established signiicant bakteriuria. Methods Data were collected from hospital records of children treated at the Department for Preschool and ...
Brkić Harun - - 2013
The aim of the study was to analyze the prevalence, occurrence by gender, age, place of residence, location and pathohistological type, focusing on peculiarities of the surgically removed meningiomas in the irst post-war decade in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The study was conducted in the region comprising more than 600.000 inhabitants. ...
Lazarević Predrag - - 2013
Aim To observe the effect of standardized ten-day diabetes prevention and control program on glycemic control, and to analyze factors contributing signiicantly to improvement of glycemic control after the program/intervention. Methods A cross-sectional nested case-control study on 91 adult patients with insulin-requiring type 2 diabetes mellitus who underwent a standardized ...
Grković Desanka - - 2013
Acute posterior multifocal placoid pigment epitheliopathy- APMPPE is an acquired idiopathic inlammatory disease of the chorioretina. This case report presents a typical clinical manifestation of a very rare condition: a twenty ive-year old female complained of a sudden bilateral decrease of vision. She reported lu-like symptoms and taking antibiotics therapy. ...
Fuller Lucinda Claire - - 2013
The Task Force for Skin Care for All: Community Dermatology, when seeking to collate evidence for capacity to benefit, wanted to know how best to manage mobile populations. The task force met where there is most experience at a time of maximum migration to the Mediterranean islands and to Italy ...
Mehmedović Amila - - 2013
Aim To analyze the usefulness of specified immunological parameters, proinflammatory IL-1α and profibrogenic, antiinflammatory TGF-β1, along with routinely used laboratory tests, in the differential - diagnostic procedure of chronic hepatitis of infectious and noninfectious etiology. Methods A total of 150 subjects were divided into two groups, depending on the infectious ...
Stenc Bradvica Ivanka - - 2013
The aim of this case study was to evaluate the clinical symptoms in patients with basal ganglia calciications and compare the neuroimaging methods used in conirming this state. The clinical status and performed transcranial sonography of basal ganglia structures in patients with brain calciications found by computed brain tomography was ...
Sait Doğan Mehmet - - 2013
Aim To evaluate the eficacy of the Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Perfusion (CMRP) method in detection of Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) by comparing CMRP indings with the results of Coronary Computed Tomography Angiography (CCTA) or Catheter Coronary Angiography (CCA). Methods Thirty one patients in whom CMRP was performed along with CCTA ...
N Salkić Nermin - - 2013
A case of a 45-year-old Caucasian male initially reported with symptoms of acute intestinal obstruction was presented. Diagnostic tests revealed presence of eosinophilic ascites with marked peripheral eosinophilia, a signiicant thickening of stomach and intestinal wall and iniltration of gastric and duodenal mucosa with eosinophiles. Findings were conclusive with subserosal ...
Shao Guoqiang - - 2013
AbstractThe purpose of this study was to validate 99mTc-3P-RGD2 single-photon emission computed tomography/computed tomography (SPECT/CT) as an imaging tool to monitor αvβ3 expression and tumor necrosis. The animal model was established by subcutaneous injection of 5 × 106 U87MG cells into the shoulder flank of each mouse. Imaging was performed ...
Papalas John A - - 2013
ABSTRACT:: The subepidermal hormonally sensitive tissue of the vulva is anatomically unique and may give rise to a wide variety of vascular tumors. As a consequence, classifying vulvar vascular lesions has been challenging due both to the wide variety of lesions that may be encountered and the heterogeneity in reporting ...
Rami Helvaci Mehmet - - 2013
Aim We tried to understand whether or not there was a gender difference in coronary artery interventions in coronary heart disease (CHD) cases in the present study. Methods The study was performed in two phases. The irst phase was performed at the Internal Medicine Polyclinic of the Dumlupinar University between ...
Zivić Ljubica - - 2013
This paper presents antrochoanal polyp of unusually large size (8x5 cm), which we removed in a 34-year old patient by the antral portion by the Caldwell-Luc approach and the portion form the epipharynx through the oral cavity with skew pliers for the pharynx biopsy.
Jevtić Tatjana - - 2013
Aim To compare clinical and cost outcomes of psoriasis in non-biological treatment of adherent and non-adherent patients in a developing Balkans country going through socio-economic transition. Methods The study was designed as a retrospective cohort study involving patients with psoriasis adherent and non-adherent to the prescribed treatment regimen. The patients ...
Bernasconi Paolo - - 2013
This study evaluated whether the NCCSS truly improves the prognostic stratification of 630 consecutive de novo MDS patients and established which cytogenetic grouping [NCCSS or International Prognostic Scoring System (IPSS)], when combined with the WHO classification, best predicted the clinical outcome of myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS). The frequency of chromosomal defects ...
Isik Cengiz - - 2013
To compare only partial matrixectomy and combination techniques (partial matrixectomy + phenol application) in the treatment of patients with an ingrown toenail in terms of recurrence, residual pain level and time of return to daily activities. Methods The study included 118 patients with moderately ingrown toenails who were unresponsive to ...
Jusufović Vahid - - 2013
A 24-year old man presented to the Policlinic with severe visual impairment in his left eye. The patient had been treated earlier with Iodine-125 brachytherapy due to iris melanoma. Clinical examination revealed low visual acuity, iltration device, iris atrophy, posterior synachiae and completely white cataract. Ultrasonography revealed scleral thinning with ...
Igami Tsuyoshi - - 2013
Single-incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy (SILC) has been performed in patients with gallbladder stones without inflammation. Porcelain gallbladder is a rare finding of chronic cholecystitis that is characterized by extensive calcification of the gallbladder wall. Herein we describe our experience with SILC for porcelain gallbladder with a successful outcome. A 67-old-year woman ...
Kranjčić Josip - - 2013
Aim Residual ridges change in shape and reduce in size due to alveolar bone resorption. Therefore, the purpose was to investigate changes in denture base thickness (DBT) and interocclusal rest space (IRS) with regard to the denture relining procedure. Methods The IRS and DBT were measured (before and after denture ...
Khokhlovich Edward - - 2013
AbstractSignaling pathways are the fundamental grammar of cellular communication, yet few frameworks are available to analyze molecular imaging probes in the context of signaling pathways. Such a framework would aid in the design and selection of imaging probes for measuring specific signaling pathways and, vice versa, help illuminate which pathways ...
Abdalrahman Almarzouki Abdullah - - 2013
Aim To analyze maternal and neonatal short term outcomes in pregnancies with controlled gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) versus high risk group without GDM. Methods The data about all singleton pregnancies with diagnosis of GDM was retrospectively retrieved from patients' iles from 1st June 2008 to 30th November 2008 by the ...
Gurel Kamil - - 2013
We report a case of a 33-year-old woman who developed severe brain edema and pseudo-subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) at 36-hour follow-up after successful cardiopulmonary resuscitation for anaphylactic shock as a result of a bee sting. The patient died on the sixth day of the follow-up due to multiple organ failure and ...
Milenković Tatjana - - 2013
Aim To investigate whether the presence of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptomatology is related to speciic family problems. Methods The study included 94 subjects who were divided into three groups: a group with posttraumatic stress disorder (based on PCL for DSM-IV National Center for PTSD) (N=31), a group with problems ...
Kiprono Samson - - 2013
Background  Vitiligo is an acquired, predominantly asymptomatic, depigmenting disorder with profound psychological effects. Methods  This was a cross-sectional study conducted at the Regional Dermatology Training Center in Moshi, Tanzania. All 88 patients with vitiligo older than 15 years of age who attended the skin clinic from October 2009 to April 2010 ...
Ucar Mahmut - - 2013
Aim Oral anticoagulants are the most common used substance for treatment and prophylaxis of warfarin venous and arterial thromboembolic disorders in the world. Therapeutic index of warfarin is narrow. CYP2C9 is a hepatic microsomal enzyme and has a primary role in metabolism of warfarin and genetic variations of CYP2C9 may ...
Kutlucan Ali - - 2013
Aim To compare the urine iodine, luoride, and to measure thyroid volumes in 10-15-year-old children using ultrasonography, a gold standard in evaluating thyroid volume. Methods A total of 261 children were enrolled into the study group from the 4-8th grades of 3 different primary schools, which were in the zone ...
Hoshyar Reyhane - - 2013
We previously showed the anticancer property of crocin, a carotenoid isolated and purified from saffron against chemical-induced gastric and breast cancer in rats. In this study, the mechanism of crocin action was investigated in the gastric adenocarcinoma (AGS) cells in comparison with human normal fibroblast skin cells (HFSF-PI3). Crocin revealed ...
Barrio-Barrio Jesús - - 2013
Purpose:  To compile a multicenter normative database of retinal nerve fibre layer (RNFL) and macular thicknesses and macular volume values in healthy Caucasian children 4-17 years using spectral-domain optical coherence tomography (SD-OCT). To analyse variations in the OCT measurements as a function of age, sex, refraction, and axial length (AL). Methods:  ...
Beger Josefine - - 2013
Sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB) is an important tool for accurate staging of patients with melanoma. There is an ongoing debate whether the procedure provides therapeutic benefits or not. We wanted to analyze 10-year data from an academic teaching hospital. During 1999-2009, 977 patients with early cutaneous melanoma have been ...
Uzunović Selma - - 2013
During the 2002-2006 periods two bilateral government scientific projects between R Slovenia and R/F Bosna and Herzegovina related to Campylobacter epidemiology and antimicrobial resistance took place, resulting in significant results. In this review key findings relating to Campylobacter epidemiology in Zenica-Doboj Canton, Bosnia and Herzegovina, were presented.
R Grujović Zoran - - 2013
The aim of this study was to investigate a potential association of certain risk factors in orthopedic patients with surgical site infection (SSI) occurrence. The study population consisted of all patients who underwent surgery at the Orthopedic and Traumatology Clinic of the University Hospital in Kragujevac (n = 801) over ...
Møller Peter - - 2013
Abstract Exposure to combustion-derived particles, quartz and asbestos is associated with increased levels of oxidized and mutagenic DNA lesions. The aim of this survey was to critically assess the measurements of oxidatively damaged DNA as marker of particle-induced genotoxicity in animal tissues. Publications based on non-optimal assays of 8-oxo-7,8-dihydroguanine by ...
Tadić Daliborka - - 2013
Aim To estimate health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS), and to investigate relationship between HRQoL and selected demographic and clinical parameters. Methods In this cross-sectional study HRQoL was measured using the MS-speciic MSQoL-54 questionnaire. Neurological impairment was assessed using the Expanded Disability Status Scale (EDSS), ...
Sayın Aslıhan - - 2013
The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of traumatic childhood events and recent adverse life events, as well as the Disrupted in Schizophrenia-1 (DISC1) gene polymorphisms on types of last acute symptoms of patients with schizophrenia. Hundred patients with schizophrenia were given the Childhood Trauma Questionnaire, the ...
Rahmani Nasrin - - 2013
The clinical characteristics, pathological subtypes and patients' survival in 40 patients with thyroid carcinoma between March 2007 and March 2012 were evaluated. This study included 33 (82.5 %) females and seven (17.5%) males (female to male ratio of 4.7:1). The median age of patients was 47.5 (range; 24-64). Papillary carcinoma ...
Duran Arif - - 2013
To evaluate the epidemiological characteristics, etiology, and therapeutic outcome of gastrointestinal disorders in 269 patients who underwent emergency upper gastrointestinal (EUGI) endoscopy at the Emergency Department. Abdominal pain was the most common clinical indication, in 90 (33.5%) patients. The clinical reasons for emergency admission were signiicantly related to endoscopic diagnostic ...
Souris Jeffrey S - - 2013
AbstractAt present, there is considerable interest in the use of in vivo fluorescence and bioluminescence imaging to track the onset and progression of pathologic processes in preclinical models of human disease. Optical quantitation of such phenomena, however, is often problematic, frequently complicated by the overlying tissue's scattering and absorption of ...
Knežević Praveček Marijana - - 2013
Acute pericarditis is a well-recognized but rare complication of numerous viral infections. We report a case of a 50-year-old woman with novel inluenza A (H1N1) infection complicated by pericardial effusion. Resolution of both symptoms and pericardial effusion occurred after a treatment with oseltamivirin and ibuprofen. There were no signs of ...
Abbas Ossama - - 2013
ABSTRACT: The grenz zone is a narrow area of the papillary dermis uninvolved by underlying pathology. Historically believed to be a feature unique to granuloma faciale, this feature has also been observed in other cutaneous inflammatory conditions, infectious entities, and neoplastic benign and malignant tumors. This review attempts to enumerate ...
Lyakhovitsky Anna - - 2013
Background  Pityriasis versicolor (PV) is a common superficial fungal infection of the skin caused by Malassezia species. The clinical significance of each of these species is not fully understood. M. furfur has long been identified as the causative agent of PV. Several recent studies suggest that M. globosa is most frequently associated ...
Nandakumar Anjali - - 2013
: Prospective Observational Study. : To prospectively assess the clinical outcome of patients treated for symptomatic spinal stenosis with the X-stop device. : The X-stop device is used in the treatment of symptomatic lumbar spinal stenosis. The preliminary results of this study of 40 patients at 1 year were published ...
Parison Julie C - - 2013
Background  Head lice are a source of amusement for outsiders and an embarrassing nuisance to those who have to deal with them. Our study collected the emotions experienced by people dealing with head lice. An area with extremely sparse literature, our purpose is to inform the development of more effective ...
Ramadan Hayri - - 2013
Aim To investigate the rate of catheter-related bloodstream infections (CRBSI) and mechanical complications due to central venous catheter (CVC) insertion in the emergency department (ED) and the contributing factors. Methods A total of 236 patients who were admitted to our ED and underwent CVC insertion between July 2008 and July ...
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