Maša Kovačević

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An altered metal and electrolyte profile has been implicated in the pathologic mechanisms of chronic epilepsy; however, no study has comprehensively measured hippocampal concentrations of these elements in patients with mesial temporal lobe epilepsy and hippocampal sclerosis (mTLE-HS). We therefore analyzed hippocampi of 24 patients with drug-resistant(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine cortical thickness (CTh), cortical surface area (CSA), curvature and sulcal depth (SD) in patients with psychogenic nonepileptic seizures (PNES). METHODS Freesurfer software was used to identify differences between active and control group in Cth, CSA, curvature, and SD. Neuropsychological tests intending to document possible(More)
INTRODUCTION Renal stone disease is commonly due to hypercalciuria [1, 2], which may be assessed either from a 24-hour urinary collection or from the fasting first morning urine. Hypercalciuria during childhood has been defined by a 24-hour calcium excretion greater than 3.5 mg/kg per day and/or calcium to creatinine ratio greater than 0.20 [3]. The(More)
Our three-year research covered 417 patients with erythema migrans, of both sexes and all age groups. Among them 87.3% had a history of tick bite. Average attachment of tick to a patients skin was two days. Diameter of erythematous lesions was 1-50 cm (with an average of 15.1 cm). Magnitude of the lesion does not correlate with the further development of(More)