Jelena Marinkovic

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A case-control study, performed in two towns of Serbia (Yugoslavia) from 1990 to 1994, comprised 101 patients with histologically confirmed prostate cancer and 202 hospital controls individually matched by age (+/-2 years), hospital admittance and place of residence. Dietary information was obtained by using a standard questionnaire. After adjustment for(More)
The contribution to Toxoplasma infection of known transmission risk factors such as consumption of undercooked meat, contact with soil, and contact with cats, as well as that of age, degree of education, residence in central vs. suburban city communities, and year of entry into the study, has been investigated in a group of 1157 female residents (age range(More)
The aim of this study was to provide a comprehensive meta-analytic review of the reliability of the Hamilton Rating Scale for Depression (HRSD) for the period 1960-2008, taking into consideration all three types of reliability: internal consistency, inter-rater, and test-retest reliability. This is the first such meta-analytic study of a(More)
One hundred and one patients with histologically confirmed prostate cancer and 202 hospital controls individually matched by age (+/- 2 years), hospital admittance and place of residence, were interviewed during the period 1990-94 in two towns in central Serbia (Yugoslavia). In an analysis using multivariate logistic regression, the followng factors were(More)
The levels of uric acid (UA), a natural peroxynitrite scavenger, were measured in sera from 240 patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) and 104 sex- and age-matched control patients with other neurological diseases (OND). The mean serum UA concentration was lower in the MS than in the OND group, but the difference did not reach the level of statistical(More)
BACKGROUND In the last decade of the 20th century, a considerable effort has been put into the development of summary measures of population health that combine information on mortality and non-fatal health outcomes. We used the DALYs (Disability adjusted life years) method to assess the burden of disease and injury in the population of Serbia. METHODS(More)
OBJECTIVE To provide an assessment of the mortality burden in Serbia (excluding Kosovo and Metohia). METHODS The study was undertaken using data for Serbia, excluding Kosovo and Metohia, for the year 2000. Years of life lost (YLL), the mortality component of disability-adjusted life years, was determined from the average life expectancy at each age of(More)
AIMS AND BACKGROUND The aim of the present study was to test some hypothetical risk factors for anaplastic thyroid cancer. STUDY DESIGN A case-control study comprised 110 patients with histologically or cytologically verified anaplastic thyroid cancer and 110 hospital controls individually matched with cases by sex, age, place of residence and time of(More)
OBJECTIVE The goal of our study was to determine the rate of neoplasms in patients with other pituitary adenomas (non-functioning and prolactinomas) in comparison with acromegaly which is known to favour the development of neoplasia. DESIGN AND PATIENTS We reviewed clinical records for 220 patients with acromegaly, 151 patients with non-functioning(More)
Despite evident interest in age-related bone changes, data on regional differences within the proximal femur are scarce. To date, there has been no comprehensive study on site-specific age-related changes in the trabecular architecture of three biomechanically important femoral subregions (medial neck, lateral neck, and intertrochanteric region) for both(More)