Ksenija Bošković

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BACKGROUND/AIM The quality of life of lumbar radiculopathy patients conditioned by their health status is a result of both their subjective perception of the disease and their objective health status. The aim of this study was to evaluate the quality of life of lumbar radiculopathy patients under conservative treatment by means of generic and another lumbar(More)
UNLABELLED BACKGROUND/AIM. The diagnosis of emotional and cognitive dysfunction in patients with rheumatoid arthritis is often not noticed, regardless of their importance and frequency. The aim of this research was to assess memory function in patients with rheumatoid arthritis with respect to its emotional manifestation, pain intensity, the duration and(More)
INTRODUCTION Long-term administration of glucocorticoids leads to rapid osteoporosis, and vertebral fractures are one of its most common complications. The methods used in identification are semi-quantitative ones, based on visual assessment, and quantitative ones, which use morphometric criteria. CASE REPORT A 79-year-old woman, who has suffered from(More)
INTRODUCTION Rheumatoid arthritis is an inflammatory chronic disease that affects 0.5-1% of the population, many of whom develop disease as working-age adults. MATERIAL AND METHODS The aim of examination was to estimate functional disability in patients with rheumatoid arthritis and relationship between radiological damage, disease duration, disease(More)
Aleksandar KNEZEVIC I , Vesna TURKULOV, Ksenija BOSKOVIC l , Aleksandar KLASNJA, Snezana TOMASEVIC-TODOROVIC l i Gordana DEVECERSKI l Sazetak Spondilodiscitis predstavlja zapaljenski proces lokalizovan u telima kicmenih prsljenova i meduprsljenskorn disku. Cilj istrazivanja bio je da se ustanove subjektivne tegobe, klinicki nalaz i laboratorijske(More)
Spondylodiscitis represents an inflammatory process, localized in the vertebrae body and in the intervertebral discs. The goals of this research were to identify subjective complaints, clinical findings, and laboratory characteristics in patients with spondylodiscitis, as well as to establish the importance of magnetic resonance imaging in diagnosing this(More)
INTRODUCTION Stroke is the second leading cause of death in the world and the leading cause of serious, long-term disability in adults; about half of those who survive become dependent on others in performing personal activities of daily living. Ischemia disturbs calcium cellular homeostasis, whereas calcium channel blockers re-establish it. This study was(More)
INTRODUCTION Posttraumatic elbow contractures can cause functional limitations and impairment of activities of daily living in children and adults. The aim of this study was to investigate the outcome and differences between posttraumatic elbow contractures in children and adults during rehabilitation. MATERIAL AND METHODS We analyzed 68 patients with(More)
INTRODUCTION Fibromyalgia (FM) is a chronic pain condition with spontaneous, chronic, widespread musculoskeletal pain and tenderness accompanied by a number of nonspecific symptoms. The low prevalence of FM is considered an underestimation and results from insufficient knowledge about FM In order to increase the general awareness of the unique nature of(More)