Branka Roganović

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AIM To determine the symptoms of secondary traumatic stress and possible influences of demographic and socioeconomic factors on the occurrence of secondary traumatic stress in wives of war veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). METHOD The study included 56 wives of war veterans diagnosed with PTSD and treated at the Center for Psychotrauma in(More)
Introduction. Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia and inherited thrombophilia are genetic disorders with quite opposite clinical manifestation. The main characteristic for hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia is recurrent bleeding, while the main characteristic for hereditary thrombophilia is thrombosis. The association between hereditary hemorrhagic(More)
Background/Aim. Gastric ulcer may be benign or malignant. In terms of therapy and patient’s prognosis early detection of malignancy is very important. The aim of this study was to assess the usefulness of endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) in differentiation between benign and malignant gastric ulcer. Methods. A prospective study included 20 consecutive adult(More)
Chronic persistent hepatitis is a form of chronic hepatitis with mild clinical course that does not require specific therapy. Diagnosis is established by liver biopsy. A 65 years old female patient, was admitted to the Clinic of gastroenterology with clinical and laboratory picture of obstructive jaundice with progressive deterioration. Obstruction was not(More)
BACKGROUND/AIM Risk factors for the intrahospital nutritional status worsening (NSW) have not been precisely defined in the literature. The objective was defining thoese factors among gastroenterological patients and defining the risk patients requiring a preventive nutritional therapy. METHODS In 650 gastroenterological patients, NSW was evaluated on the(More)
Sister Mary Joseph's nodule is the eponym for metastatic involvement of the umbilicus. This less common entity is the sign of disseminated malignant disease, mainly of digestive and gynecologic origin, and is associated with a poor prognosis. A case of Sister Mary Joseph's nodule in a 76-year-old woman in whom the umbilical metastasis was the first sign of(More)
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