Bojan Sudarevic

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INTRODUCTION The aim of this study was to investigate and compare the success and complication rates of extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy (SWL) in three cohorts of patients older than 60 years. PATIENTS AND METHODS Our study included 444 patients older than 60 years who were treated with SWL between May 2001 and May 2008 at the Croatian Referential(More)
Recent studies suggest that chronic inflammation is crucial in the development and progression of prostate cancer (CaP). Interleukin-6 (IL-6) is a proinflammatory cytokine that plays an important role in intraprostatic inflammation and thus carcinogenesis. The -174G > C polymorphism of IL-6 gene has been associated with high IL-6 producer phenotype and an(More)
AIM To investigate a possible association between radioactive and toxic elements contamination, mainly depleted uranium (DU) from the Chernobyl accident, Croatian War of Independence and Bosnian War and the increasing incidence of testicular germ cell cancers (TGCC) in the population of Eastern Croatia. METHODS From 1969 to 2012, 258 testicular cancer(More)
A single nuclear polymorphisms (SNPs) in the promoter region of the tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-alpha) gene are involved in regulation of expression levels of TNF-alpha and therefore are associated with oncogenesis of several cancers. Aim of our study was to investigate the effect of G--->A polymorphism at -308 position in the promoter region of the(More)
This research is a first step toward a framework for implementing open source software in public administrations. Based on the analysis of several previous projects of implemantation of open source software in the public administrations of European countries - both sucessful and unsucessful - it addresses areas crucial for creating well-defined policies and(More)
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