Darko Stevanović

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Changes in feeding regime represent serious stress, while ghrelin is considered a key player in energy balance. We investigated the effects of intracerebroventricular (ICV) ghrelin application on pituitary adrenocorticotropic (ACTH) cells in rats fed diets differing in energy content. Before the ICV treatment, male Wistar rats were subjected to three(More)
BACKGROUND Taking the Initiative to evaluate students' affinity toward psychiatry seems to be a global issue and is an essential part of programs to improve the status of the profession. The aim of this study is to explore medical students' attitudes toward psychiatry in comparison to other residencies (internal medicine, surgery, pediatrics, gynecology and(More)
The formation of elastotic material in the dermis of the exposed skin of elderly persons, and of two younger patients with manifestations of precocious degeneration, was studied by light and by electron microscopy. Initially fine filaments or apparently granular material, or both, appeared around collagen fibres, which were mildly altered. On the exposed(More)
In a man aged 29 following thyroidectomy complicated by myxoedema an onychomycotic infection of long duration spread suddenly and fast onto the skin. A serious traffic accident coincided with the insidious onset of myxoedema. The patient was very irregular in taking medicines and continuously on sick pay. Myxoedema worsened and the ringworm progressed into(More)