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Why Hippocrates? A Clash Between Avarice and Morality in Ancient Greek Medical Ethics that Still Resounds.

Acta Med Acad 2018 Nov;47(2):211-212

History of Medicine, Anatomy Department, School of Medicine, Democritus University of Thrace, Alexandroupolis, Greece.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5644/ama2006-124.235DOI Listing
November 2018

Looking Forward to the New Medical School in Croatia.

Authors:
Tomislav Franić

Acta Med Acad 2018 Nov;47(2):209-210

Medical School University of Split, Croatia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5644/ama2006-124.234DOI Listing
November 2018

Multiple Abnormalities in the Skull of a Prostitute. An Autopsy Report (1900).

Acta Med Acad 2018 Nov;47(2):204-208

Department of Molecular Medicine, Unit of History of Medicine, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy.

Objective: The study presents and comments on the publication of an autopsy report.

Case Report: In 1900 De Blasio published an article entitled "Multiple abnormalities in a prostitute's skull" in the "Journal of Psychiatry, Criminal Anthropology and related sciences". In this work De Blasio related anomalies at the cranial level to the presence of mental pathologies. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5644/ama2006-124.233DOI Listing
November 2018
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A Rare Branching Pattern of a Middle Mesenteric Artery Supplying the Head of the Pancreas and the Transverse Colon.

Acta Med Acad 2018 Nov;47(2):199-203

Department of Anatomy, Medical School, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece.

Objective: The appearance of a middle mesenteric artery is a rare branching variation, with an incidence lower than 0.1%. Our case reports such an anatomical artery pattern which was discovered in a male Caucasian cadaver during routine educational dissection. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5644/ama2006-124.232DOI Listing
November 2018
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Relapsing Tumefactive Demyelination: A Case Report.

Acta Med Acad 2018 Nov;47(2):193-198

Neurology Clinic, Clinical Center of Sarajevo University, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Objective: We present a case of relapsing tumefactive demyelination in a young female patient, that posed a real diagnostic challenge, with a heterogeneous clinical picture, atypical for multiple sclerosis (MS) presentation, and neuroradiological manifestations with a high suspicion of neoplastic diseases.

Case Report: An 18-year old female patient presented to our Neurosurgical Out-patients' Clinic with symptoms atypical for multiple sclerosis, unremarkable neurological deficit, one tumefactive lesion on MRI, followed by relapse and another two lesions within a period of six months. We decided to perform biopsy of the tumefactive lesion with compressive effect. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5644/ama2006-124.231DOI Listing
November 2018

Non-Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve and Concurrent Vascular Variants: A Review.

Acta Med Acad 2018 Nov;47(2):186-192

Department of Anatomy and Surgical Anatomy, Medical School, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece.

Objective: The purpose of this paper is to review the current data on the coexistence of non-recurrent laryngeal nerve (RLN) and vascular variations.

Methods: A systematic literature search was conducted on MEDLINE for case reports, original articles and reviews regarding the presence of non-RLN and coexisting vascular variants.

Results: From the literature search, 104 cases of non-RLN with confirmed vascular variants were reported. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5644/ama2006-124.230DOI Listing
November 2018
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Evaluation of Physical Parameters of Novel Licorice Varnish Versus Fluoride and Combination Varnish: An In-Vitro Study.

Acta Med Acad 2018 Nov;47(2):176-185

KLE Dr Prabhakar Kore Basic Science Research Centre, KLE Academy of Higher Education and Research, Belgaum, Karnataka, India.

Objectives: The aim of this study was to evaluate the physical properties of locally prepared Licorice varnish (LV), commercially available Fluoride varnish (FV) and a Combination of both Varnishes (CV).

Material And Methods: LV was prepared using authenticated licorice roots. Commercially available FV (Bifluorid 12) was used as a positive control and CV was prepared in six different concentrations of both varnishes. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5644/ama2006-124.229DOI Listing
November 2018
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The Veil of Obscuration: Additional Radiographic Sign of Posterior Shoulder Dislocation.

Acta Med Acad 2018 Nov;47(2):165-175

Department of Radiology, University of Arizona Health Sciences Center, Tucson, Arizona, USA.

Objective: To describe a new radiographic sign, "veil of obscuration", associated with posterior glenohumeral joint (shoulder) dislocations and determine its incidence and validity compared to other known classic radiographic signs.

Methods: Four-year retrospective study identified 30 acute posterior shoulder dislocation patients. Radiographs reviewed in consensus by 2 musculoskeletal radiologists for the "veil of obscuration", seen on AP shoulder radiographs and representing a comminuted fracture of the lesser tuberosity projecting over the humeral head or glenohumeral joint. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5644/ama2006-124.228DOI Listing
November 2018
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Depressive Symptoms Among Sarajevo University Students: Prevalence and Socio-Demographic Correlations.

Acta Med Acad 2018 Nov;47(2):155-164

Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of Sarajevo.

Objectives: The aim of this research was to detect the presence of depressive symptoms among the student population at a Faculty of Medicine, as well to determine the correlation between the socio-demographic characteristics and students' lifestyle and depressive symptoms.

Subjects And Methods: Of 800 students enrolled and asked to participate, 412 responded to the survey. The study included students from all 6 years of studies. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5644/ama2006-124.227DOI Listing
November 2018

The Influence of Gender on the Cortical Width of the Lower Border of the Mandible and the Mandibular Cortical Index.

Acta Med Acad 2018 Nov;47(2):149-154

Prosthetic Department of the School of Dental Medicine, University of Sarajevo, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Objective: To evaluate the influence of gender on the mental index (MI) and the mandibular cortical index (MCI).

Methods: In this study, there were 120 subjects (43 male and 77 female subjects), who had undergone a dental panoramic radiograph examination for the needs of diagnosis and future treatment planning. MI and MCI were determined by orthopantomograph. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5644/ama2006-124.226DOI Listing
November 2018

The Hippocratic Method for the Reduction of the Mandibular Dislocation, an Ancient Greek Procedure Still in Use in Maxillofacial Surgery.

Acta Med Acad 2018 May;47(1):139-143

Department of Anatomy, Medical School Democritus University of Thrace, Alexandroupolis, Greece.

Mandibular dislocation remains an acute medical condition in maxillofacial surgery. Since the Hippocratic era its reduction has been performed exactly in the same way it is now performed in modern surgery. We report an example of an elderly female patient with bilateral mandibular dislocation, who came to our department and was treated under sedation using the Hippocratic bimanual intraoral technique by two medical personnel, depicting the timeless usage of the method. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5644/ama2006-124.224DOI Listing
May 2018
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Pearls of Neonatal Intertrigo in Ancient Greek and Byzantine Medicine.

Acta Med Acad 2018 May;47(1):131-138

University Institute of History of Medicine, Claude Bernard University Lyon, France.

Objective: Confirmation of knowledge of neonatal intertrigo in ancient Greek and Byzantine medicine.

Method: A search of Thesaurus Linguae Graecae was conducted with the following terms as key words, "syggama", "xyggauma", "paratrimma" and "ektrimma".

Results: Ancient Greek medico-philosophers introduced therapeutic measures based upon herbs and minerals, while a similar therapeutic approach was also used by the Byzantines. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5644/ama2006-124.223DOI Listing
May 2018
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A Quarter Century of Emerging Infectious Diseases - Where Have We Been and Where Are We Going?

Acta Med Acad 2018 May;47(1):117-130

Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA.

A quarter century ago the landmark report from the U. S. National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine entitled "Emerging Infections, Microbial Threats to Health in the United States" was released. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5644/ama2006-124.222DOI Listing
May 2018
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The English Sweating Sickness: Out of Sight, Out of Mind?

Acta Med Acad 2018 May;47(1):102-116

Department of Medical Science, Academy of Sciences and Arts of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

In this paper we aim to add additional knowledge regarding the occurrence, origin and epidemiological features of the English sweating sickness. The English sweating sickness raged in five devastating epidemics with mortality rates between 30 and 50% between 1485 and 1551 throughout England, and on one occasion also affected mainland Europe, in 1529. The Picardy sweat, generally considered as the English sweating sickness' lesser deadly successor, flared up in France in 1718 and caused 196 localized outbreaks with varying severity all over France and neighboring countries up to 1861. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5644/ama2006-124.221DOI Listing
May 2018
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Medical Journals in Bosnia and Herzegovina from 1878 to 1945.

Acta Med Acad 2018 May;47(1):94-101

Clinic for Cardiovascular Surgery, Clinical Center University of Sarajevo, Sarajevo Bosnia and Herzegovina.

This paper presents the medical journals published in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BIH) in the period from 1878 to 1945. The first medical journal in BIH may be deemed to be Jahrbuch des Bosnisch-Hercegowinischen Landesspittales in Sarajevo (The Yearbook of the National Hospital of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Sarajevo). In a special part of this journal, doctors from Austro-Hungary serving in Sarajevo wrote scholarly articles about their patients' various ailments. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5644/ama2006-124.220DOI Listing
May 2018
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Spontaneous Intraparenchymal Lung Haematoma with Active Bleeding, Associated with S. Aureus.

Acta Med Acad 2018 May;47(1):92-93

Radiology Department, Azienda Sanitaria Universitaria Integrata di Trieste.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5644/ama2006-124.219DOI Listing
May 2018
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Lymphovenous Anastomoses Between Thoracic Duct and Azygos Vein in a Human Cadaver: A Case Report.

Acta Med Acad 2018 May;47(1):88-91

Department of Anatomy and Surgical Anatomy, Faculty of Health Sciences School of Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece.

Objective: The study adds valuable information regarding lymphovenous communications between the thoracic duct and the azygos vein, which are very rarely discovered during anatomical dissections and very few cases have been mentioned worldwide. A detailed description of our findings and a brief review of the relevant literature are also provided.

Case Reporst: In the current study, two sizeable obliquely directed lymphovenous anastomoses between the thoracic duct and the azygos vein at the midportion of the mediastinum are described in the same cadaver. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5644/ama2006-124.218DOI Listing

Complete Response of Metastatic Melanoma to Second Line Chemotherapy with Paclitaxel and Carboplatin - Case Report.

Acta Med Acad 2018 May;47(1):82-87

Clinic of Oncology, University Clinical Hospital Mostar, Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Objective: We present a patient with metastatic melanoma who had a complete response to second line chemotherapy with paclitaxel and carboplatin.

Case Report: Metastatic melanoma is an aggressive cancer with poor prognosis and 10 year survival less than 10%. We present a patient with metastatic melanoma who had a complete response to second line chemotherapy with paclitaxel and carboplatin. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5644/ama2006-124.217DOI Listing
May 2018
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Continuous Assessment as a Good Motivational Tool in Medical Education.

Acta Med Acad 2018 May;47(1):76-81

University of Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan.

Objective: Continuous assessment tests influence the learning needs of medical students at particular times but are also beneficial in scheduled learning, and act as motivating tool. These tests drive them to study by developing competition and optimism regarding the forthcoming result. This study has been designed to evaluate the role of these tests for medical students by learning about their motivation. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5644/ama2006-124.216DOI Listing
May 2018
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The Medical School of the Catholic University of Croatia: Principles, Goals, Standards and Organization.

Acta Med Acad 2018 May;47(1):61-75

Catholic University of Croatia, Zagreb, Croatia.

The aim of the study was to present the concept on which the School of Medicine at the Catholic University of Croatia (CUC) will be established. The new School will alleviate the shortage of physicians in Croatia and introduce an innovative form of medical education focused on principles of patient-centered care and social accountability. At the same time, the students will acquire all relevant competencies and levels of knowledge, skills and attitudes that are required by current evidence in medical education, European standards and guidelines for quality assurance at higher education institutions. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5644/ama2006-124.215DOI Listing
May 2018
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Epidemiological, Clinical and Molecular Characterization of Human Brucellosis in Bosnia and Herzegovina - An Ongoing Brucellosis Outbreak.

Acta Med Acad 2018 May;47(1):50-60

Laboratory for Bacterial Zoonosis and Molecular Diagnostics of Bacterial Diseases of Croatian Veterinary Institute, Zagreb, Croatia.

Objective: The aim of this study was to evaluate an ongoing outbreak of brucellosis in southern region of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BIH) on the epidemiological, clinical and molecular level.

Patients And Methods: This study included 19 patients affected by brucellosis between 2015 and 2017, in Trebiševo (BIH). Out of 19 patients, 16 were admitted to and treated at the Department of Infectious diseases of the University Clinical Hospital Mostar, while three patients were treated in ambulatory care setting. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5644/ama2006-124.214DOI Listing
May 2018
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Lung Cancer: Preventable Disease.

Acta Med Acad 2018 May;47(1):39-49

Herbert-Herman Cancer Center, Sparrow Hospital System, Lansing, MI, USA.

Objective of the paper is to present lung cancer as preventable disease based on epidemiological, molecular and genomic data. Lung cancer is the most deadly malignancy around the world, both in male and female population. Vast majority of lung cancers (close to 90%) are directly caused by cigarette smoking, and thus present one of the most preventable deadly disease in humanity. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5644/ama2006-124.213DOI Listing

Early Machine-Human Interface around Sepsis Severity Identification: From Diagnosis to Improved Management?

Acta Med Acad 2018 May;47(1):27-38

Department of Transplant Critical Care Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL, USA.

Objective: To investigate the statistical measures of the performance of 2 interventions: a) early sepsis identification by a computerized sepsis "sniffer" algorithm (CSSA) in the emergency department (ED) and b) human decision to activate a multidisciplinary early resuscitation sepsis and shock response team (SSRT).

Methods: This study used a prospective and historical cohort study design to evaluate the performance of two interventions.

Intervention: A computerized sepsis sniffer algorithm (CSSA) to aid in early diagnosis and a multidisciplinary sepsis and shock response team (SSRT) to improve patient care by increasing compliance with Surviving Sepsis Campaign (SSC) bundles. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5644/ama2006-124.212DOI Listing
May 2018
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Legal and Ethical Aspects of Pain Management.

Acta Med Acad 2018 May;47(1):18-26

Laboratory for Pain Research, University of Split School of Medicine, Split, Croatia; Agency for Quality and Accreditation in Health Care and Social Welfare, Zagreb, Croatia.

In this manuscript we presented legal and ethical aspects of pain management. Pain is a global public health problem because the burden of acute and chronic pain is considerable and is continuously increasing. It has been postulated that pain management is a fundamental human right, and that health systems are obliged to ensure universal access to pain management services. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5644/ama2006-124.211DOI Listing

The Incidence and Frequency of Various Causes of Angioedema in Emergency Medicine.

Acta Med Acad 2018 May;47(1):11-17

University of Zagreb, School of Medicine Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia; Clinical Hospital Merkur, Department of Internal Medicine/Emergency Unit, Zagreb, Croatia.

Objective: Angioedema (AE) is a potentially life-threatening event. We investigated the etiology of AE, with the emphasis on bradykinininduced angioedema treatment in emergency medicine.

Methods: The retrospective study included 237 patients with AE, who were examined and treated in two hospitals (group A and B) in Croatia from 2009 to 2016. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5644/ama2006-124.210DOI Listing
May 2018
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The Reliability and Validity of the Three Modified Versions of the Children's Fear Survey Schedule-Dental Subscale of 9-12 Year Old Children in a Clinical Setting in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Acta Med Acad 2018 May;47(1):1-10

Department of Preventive and Pediatric Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry of Sarajevo University, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Objective: This study sought to obtain a comprehensive, reliable and valid instrument for evaluation of the presence of dental fear and anxiety (DFA) in children, through evaluation of the reliability and validity of three modified versions of the Children's Fear Survey Schedule-Dental Subscale (CFSS-DS).

Materials And Methods: The study sample comprised children aged 9, 10, 11 and 12 years. The first sample group (200 patients) filled in a modified version of the CFSSDS scale, the second sample group (100 patients) filled in a short form of the Dental Fear Survey Schedule, and the third sample group (100 patients) filled in a short version of the CFSS-DS scale, prior to dental treatment, respectively. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5644/ama2006-124.209DOI Listing
May 2018
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Reflections on the definition and categorization of "Children Born of War".

Acta Med Acad 2017 11;46(2):180-181

GESIS-Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences, Cologne Business School, Harvard Humanitarian Initiative.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5644/ama2006-124.207DOI Listing
November 2017

Response to whether the definition of the term "children born of war" and vulnerabilities of children from recent conflict and post-conflict settings should be broadened.

Authors:
Tatjana Takševa

Acta Med Acad 2017 11;46(2):177-179

Department of English Language and Literature, Women and Gender Studies Program Saint Mary's University, Halifax, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5644/ama2006-124.206DOI Listing
November 2017

Healing invisible wounds - have we done enough to help the victims of wartime rape?

Acta Med Acad 2017 Nov;46(2):175-176

Department of Psychiatry, University Clinical Center Tuzla, Tuzla, Bosnia and

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5644/ama2006-124.205DOI Listing
November 2017

Intussuscepted Meckel's diverticulum within its own lumen.

Acta Med Acad 2017 Nov;46(2):173-174

1st Department of Pediatric Surgery, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, General Hospital G. Gennimatas, Thessaloniki, Greece.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5644/ama2006-124.204DOI Listing
November 2017
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Spontaneous closure of a full thickness macular hole.

Acta Med Acad 2017 Nov;46(2):171-172

Department of Ophthalmology, University Clinical Center Tuzla, Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5644/ama2006-124.203DOI Listing
November 2017
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Severe vertebral erosion by chronic contained rupture of an abdominal aortic aneurysm.

Authors:
Roberto Copetti

Acta Med Acad 2017 Nov;46(2):169-170

Emergency Department, Cattinara University Hospital, Trieste, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5644/ama2006-124.202DOI Listing
November 2017
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Variable skeletal anatomical features of acromegaly in the skull and craniocervical junction.

Acta Med Acad 2017 Nov;46(2):162-168

Department of Anatomy and Surgical Anatomy, Medical School, Faculty of Health Sciences, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece.

Objective: This study adds important information regarding the morphological alterations caused by growth hormone hypersecretion in the skull and craniocervical junction (CCJ). A variably asymmetric skull due to acromegaly coexists with expansion of the paranasal sinuses and multiple Wormian bones.

Case Report: A pathologically asymmetric dry skull of a European male, aged 38 years at death, with cranial vault and skull base thickening is described. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5644/ama2006-124.201DOI Listing
November 2017
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The chondrocoracoideus muscle: A rare anatomical variant of the pectoral area.

Acta Med Acad 2017 Nov;46(2):155-161

Department of Anatomy and Surgical Anatomy, School of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece.

Objective: The study adds important information regarding the descriptive anatomy of a very rarely reported unilateral chondrocoracoideus muscle (of Wood). Additionally it highlights the concomitant muscular and neural alterations.

Case Report: The current case presents the occurrence of a chondrocoracoideus muscle situated left-sided, as an extension of the abdominal portion of the pectoralis major muscle (PM). Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5644/ama2006-124.200DOI Listing
November 2017
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The effects of interprofessional diabetes education on the knowledge of medical, dentistry and nursing students.

Acta Med Acad 2017 Nov;46(2):145-154

Department of Primary Health Care and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine Foča, University of East Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Objectives: Interprofessional teamwork is best attained through education that promotes mutual trust and effective communication. The primary aim of the study was to evaluate the impact of interprofessional learning on knowledge about diabetes.

Methods: The cross-sectional study included students of medicine, dentistry and nursing at the Faculty of Medicine Foča, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5644/ama2006-124.199DOI Listing
November 2017
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Assessment of inpatient psychiatric readmission risk among patients discharged on an antipsychotic polypharmacy regimen: A retrospective cohort study.

Acta Med Acad 2017 Nov;46(2):133-144

Department of Psychiatry, Maricopa Integrated Health System, Phoenix, Arizona, USA.

Objective: Patients are frequently prescribed multiple antipsychotic medications, leading to higher healthcare costs and increased risk for side effects. The efficacy of multiple versus single antipsychotics to prevent acute relapse, measured by incidence of inpatient readmission, is investigated in Arizona, USA.

Method: A retrospective chart review compared socio-demographic and clinical data from 1,010 patients discharged on a single and 377 discharged on multiple antipsychotic medications. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5644/ama2006-124.198DOI Listing
November 2017
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Evaluation of the water sorption of luting cements in different solutions.

Acta Med Acad 2017 Nov;46(2):124-132

Department of Prosthodontics, Faculty of Dentistry with Clinics, University of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Objective: To evaluate and compare the water sorption of three luting cements in three different solutions: distilled water and artificial saliva with different pH values (7.4 and 3.0). Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5644/ama2006-124.197DOI Listing
November 2017
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Metformin use associated with protective effects for ocular complications in patients with type 2 diabetes - observational study.

Acta Med Acad 2017 Nov;46(2):116-123

Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, School of Medicine University of Sarajevo, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Objective: The aim was to study the association of the use of an oral antihyperglycemic agent metformin with the presence of ocular complications in patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D).

Methods: Medical records were reviewed for 234 patients with diagnosed T2D. 81. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5644/ama2006-124.196DOI Listing
November 2017
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Frequency and correlation of lip prints, fingerprints and ABO blood groups in population of Sriganganagar District, Rajasthan.

Acta Med Acad 2017 Nov;46(2):105-115

Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Surendera Dental College and Research Institute Sriganganagar (Rajasthan), India.

Objective: To investigate the frequency and uniqueness of different lip print patterns, fingerprint patterns in relation to gender and ABO Rh blood groups among a semi-urban population of Sriganganagar, Rajasthan.

Materials And Methods: The study was conducted on 1200 healthy volunteers aged 18-30 years. The cheiloscopic and dermatographic data of each subject were obtained and were analysed according to the Suzuki and Tsuchihashi and Henry systems of classification, respectively. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5644/ama2006-124.195DOI Listing
November 2017
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Adverse drug reactions of non-opioid and opioid analgesics reported to Croatian national authority from 2007 to 2014.

Acta Med Acad 2017 Nov;46(2):94-104

Laboratory for Pain Research, University of Split School of Medicine, Split, Croatia; Department for Development, Research and Health Technology Assessment, Agency for Quality and Accreditation in Health Care and Social Welfare, Zagreb, Croatia.

Objective: Adverse drug reactions (ADRs) are commonly observed in the health services because of system weaknesses and individual errors. Analgesics are widely used and it can be expected that with the increased use one can expect increased number of ADRs of analgesics. The aim of this study was to analyze ADRs of non-opioid and opioid analgesics reported to the Croatian Agency for Medicinal Products and Medical Devices (HALMED) from 2007 to 2014. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5644/ama2006-124.194DOI Listing
November 2017
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Morphologic assessment of mandibular anterior teeth root canal using CBCT.

Acta Med Acad 2017 Nov;46(2):85-93

Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, Faculty of Dentistry, Babol University of Medical sciences, Iran.

Objective: The aim of this study was to evaluate the number and morphological characteristics of the roots and root canals in mandibular anterior teeth, using cone beam computed tomography.

Methods And Materials: In this cross-sectional study, 1053 anterior mandibular teeth from 200 CBCT scans were evaluated. The teeth were completely developed and should have had no fillings in the root or crown. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5644/ama2006-124.193DOI Listing
November 2017
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Should the definition of the term "children born of war" and vulnerabilities of children from recent conflict and post-conflict settings be broadened?

Acta Med Acad 2017 May;46(1):67-69

Department for Medical Psychology and Medical Sociology, Medical Faculty of the University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5644/ama2006-124.191DOI Listing
May 2017
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Anal extrusion of the ventriculoperitoneal shunt catheter.

Acta Med Acad 2017 May;46(1):65-66

Department of Pediatrics, Airlangga University College of Medicine, Dr Soetomo Hospital, Surabaya, Indonesia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5644/ama2006-124.190DOI Listing
May 2017
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Renal nutcracker syndrome.

Acta Med Acad 2017 May;46(1):63-64

Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care, Udine, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5644/ama2006-124.189DOI Listing
May 2017
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Central retinal vein occlusion after coronary artery bypass surgery: A case report.

Acta Med Acad 2017 May;46(1):59-62

Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Siyami Ersek Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey.

Objective: The aim of this study is to report a case of central retinal vein occlusion (CRVO) after coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery. In this report, we present the third case in the literature with CRVO after cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB), and the first case after CABG.

Case Report: A 59-year-old male patient complaining of chest pain was admitted to our hospital. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5644/ama2006-124.188DOI Listing
May 2017
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Tissue necrosis following extravasation of acyclovir in an adolescent: A case report.

Acta Med Acad 2017 May;46(1):55-58

Department of Medical Pediatrics, Thriasio General Hospital, Athens, Greece.

Objective: Extravasation of intravenously infused vesicant solutions is a common problem in medical practice, which can lead to severe and progressive tissue dysfunction, ranging from persistent tissue oedema and fibrosis to delayed tissue necrosis. Acyclovir is a known vesicant medication administrated in paediatric patients, which appears to irritate venous and soft tissue if extravasated.

Case Report: We present the first case involving the extravasation of intravenously infused acyclovir in a female adolescent patient, which caused tissue necrosis and left behind a residual scar lesion. Read More

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May 2017
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Targeted temperature management after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in three young patients.

Acta Med Acad 2017 May;46(1):50-54

Primary Health care Center Fojnica, Fojnica, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Objective: We present the use of targeted temperature management in a tertiary-level intensive care unit, in three patients who experienced an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest.

Case Report: Three young patients experienced an out-of-hospital non-coronary cardiac arrest. The causes of the cardiac arrest were: Wolf-Parkinson-White syndrome, drug overdose and long-QT syndrome. Read More

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May 2017
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The position of the mental foramen in the north and south Indian populations.

Acta Med Acad 2017 May;46(1):44-49

Department of Oral Pathology, PMNM Dental College and Hospital, Bagalkot.

Objective: The aim of the study was to determine and compare the position of the mental foramen MF in the north and south Indian populations using Panoramic radiographs.

Materials And Methods: A total of 100 Panoramic radiographs were selected from the archives of PMNM Dental College and the Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, of which 50 radiographs belonged to a north Indian population and 50 radiographs belonged to a local population of Bagalkot Karnataka. The position of the MF was classified into 6 positions depending on the relationship to the mandibular teeth. Read More

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May 2017
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Cystatin C, but not urinary or serum NGAL, may be associated with contrast induced nephropathy after percutaneous coronary invasive procedures: A single center experience on a limited number of patients.

Acta Med Acad 2017 May;46(1):34-43

Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Medicine, Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria Careggi Florence, Italy.

Objective: This study aimed to test the association of both the baseline values and post-procedural variations of urinary and serum Neutrophil Gelatinase-Associated Lipocalin (NGAL) and Cystatin C (CysC) with contrast induced nephropathy (CIN) occurrence in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary invasive procedures (PCIP), and compare them to serum creatinine and the estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR).

Methods: In 43 patients admitted to our Cardiac Step-Down Unit and submitted to PCIP, we measured serum creatinine and eGFR as the standard markers for CIN diagnosis, and compared them to both serum and urinary NGAL as well as serum CysC, assessed before and 4 hours after PCIP.

Results: Patients who developed CIN (16%) were older, with significantly higher discharge creatinine values, lower eGFR values at creatinine peak, and higher baseline and post-PCIP CysC values. Read More

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May 2017
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The prevalence of orthodontic treatment needs of school children in northern Herzegovina.

Acta Med Acad 2017 May;46(1):27-33

Faculty of Dentistry University of Zagreb, Croatia.

Objective: The study was conducted to evaluate the Index of Orthodontic Treatment Need based on the Dental Health Component (DHC).

Materials And Methods: 300 students aged 12-15 years were included in this study. The examinations were performed in two elementary schools in the municipality of Prozor-Rama, using standard dental instruments. Read More

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May 2017
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