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The primary objective of this study is to investigate the maintenance difference in basic anthropometric characteristics and to outline the dynamics of respiratory function change in youngsters athletes exposed to passive smoking (PS) and athletes not exposed to passive smoking in their families (NPS). High and weight were determined as basis anthropometric(More)
BACKGROUND Tuberculosis and sarcoidosis are chronic diseases that rarely occur concomitantly. Sarcoidosis is a multisystem granulomatous disorder characterized pathologically by the presence of non-caseating granulomas in involved tissues. Tuberculosis is infectious disease caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis characterized by granulomas with caseous(More)
The study included 318 asbestos exposed workers. The aim was to investigate the symptomatology and clinical findings over an average period of ten years. We took in cosideration quantitative data and analyzed them by statistical methodology of univariate and multivariate data analysis and chi2-test. Chest radiography, clinical and functional findings were(More)
As a rule, asbestosis is a disease of workers who are occupationally exposed to inhalation of asbestos dust, leaving permanent alterations on the lung parenchyma or pleura. In our ten-year study, we investigated 318 workers with pleural asbestosis from whom we took medical history which included occupational exposure to asbestos, radiological examinations(More)
Painful shoulder in patients on chronic haemodialyis is most often associated with dialysis arthropathy or accumulation of deposits containing modified fibrils of beta2- microglobuline especially in bones and joints due to insufficient elimination during the therapy. The aim of this study is to investigate whether there is connection between painful(More)
Osteoarticular tuberculosis accounts for 1% to 3% of all the cases of tuberculous infections, whereas hip tuber­ culosis occurs in approximately 15% cases of osteo­ articular tuberculosis. If osteoarticular tuberculosis is diagnosed and treated in its early stage, approximately 90 to 95% of patients will be cured with the total func­ tion retained [1, 2].(More)
Tuberculosis with the incidence 28-29/100000 residents still presents a major public health problem in Croatia. Miliary tuberculosis is uncommon cause of fever of unknown origin. Intestinal tuberculosis pose as diagnostic problem that can be identified by colonoscopy and/or explorative laparatomy involving histopathology and microbiology. A case is reported(More)
The aim of this study is to find dialysis relevant sonographic parameters of painful shoulder of the symptomatic dialyzed patients comparing them with parameters in asymptomatic dialyzed patients and healthy volunteers. Significant difference in all metric parameters (thickness of supraspinatus tendon, diameter of biceps tendon sheet and capsula-bone(More)