Aleksandar Durovic

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BACKGROUND/AIM Hip arthroplasty is a routine operation which relieves pain in patients with osteoarthritis. The role of physical therapy after hip arthroplasty was recognized, but the importance of preoperative physical therapy and education is still to be judged. The aim of this paper was to investigate the effect of short-term preoperative program of(More)
The paper describes a redesign project undertaken in a short period to adapt a software system to user needs. Additional goals of the project included a shift to Open Source software and the selection of technology to enable sustainable system development. The paper chronologically describes all phases of the project and provides reasons for all decisions(More)
INTRODUCTION New neurorehabilitation together with conventional techniques provide methods and technologies for maximizing what is preserved from the sensory motor system after cerebrovascular insult. The rehabilitation technique named functional electrical therapy was investigated in more than 60 patients in acute, subacute and chronic phase after(More)
BACKGROUND/AIM Neglecting polarized light as an adjuvant therapy for pressure ulcers and methodology distinctions in the trials engaging polarized light are the reasons for many dilemmas and contradictions. The aim of this study was to establish the effects of polarized light therapy in pressure ulcer healing. METHODS This prospective randomized(More)
The aim of this study was to check thermotherapy influence on the outcome of the rehabilitation program in patients who suffered contractures of joints following the war injuries of extremities and to compare the three different thermotherapy effects: peloid, hidrocolator and paraffin. The research included 36 examinees divided into 4 parallel groups: three(More)
BACKGROUND/AIM Heterotopic ossification (HO) is an important complication of head and spinal cord injuries (SCI). Pulse low-intensity electromagnetic field (PLIMF) therapy increases blood flow to an area of pain or inflammation, bringing more oxygen to that area and helps to remove toxic substances. The aim of this study was to determine the effect of PLIMF(More)
BACKGROUND/AIM Few authors are involved in home rehabilitation of amputees or their reintegration into the community. It has been remarked that there is a discontinuity between the phases of the amputee rehabilitation in Serbia. The aim of the study was to establish pain characteristics and functional status of amputees two months after the amputation and(More)
BACKGROUND The use of orthoses is a questionable rehabilitation method for patients with the distal radius fracture at typical site. The aim of this study was to compare the effects of the rehabilitation on patients with radius fracture at the typical site, who wore circumferential static wrist orthoses, with those who did not wear them. METHODS Thirty(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate how infection of extremity after war wound influenced the possibilities and immediate effects of a physical therapy. METHODS The retrospective clinical investigation comparing two groups: group A (n = 86) with infection, group B (n = 87) without infection. Main indicators for possibilities of the physical therapy were the numbers and(More)
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