Mirjana Cvetković

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INTRODUCTION Henoch-Schönlein purpura (HSP) is the most common vasculitis of childhood. It is characterized by symptoms including nonthrombocytopenic purpura, abdominal pain, haematuria/proteinuria, and arthralgia/arthritis. The pleiomorphism of clinical signs in HSP could be confused with other conditions or other vasculitis forms. OBJECTIVE Evaluation(More)
Real-life use of vasopressors and inotropes in cardiogenic shock—observation is necessarily 'theory-laden' We commend the attempt of Tarvasmäki et al. [1] to identify the mortality risk associated with individual vaso-active agents used in cardiogenic shock. However, despite their rigorous statistical analysis, we recommend caution in interpreting these(More)
Antimicrobial activity of fourteen diarylheptanoids isolated from the bark of black and green alder against twelve bacterial species (five Gram-positive and seven Gram-negative) and eight fungal strains has been reported. The most sensitive bacterial species were Klebsiella pneumoniae and Pseudomonas aeruginosa (Gram-negative), and Streptosporangium(More)
INTRODUCTION The association between celiac disease and eating disorders has been very rarely reported. This is the first report on celiac disease associated with bulimia in this part of Europe. CASE REPORT An adult female patient with history of bulimia and one uncomplicated pregnancy was admitted to the Gastroenterology Department, due to long lasting(More)
INTRODUCTION The choice of empiric therapy of acute pyelonephritis (APN) in children should be based on the knowledge of Escherichia coli (E. coli) as the most common uropathogen and its antibiotic sensitivities considering that nowadays ESBL-producing [ESBL (+)] E. coli is on the rise worldwide. OBJECTIVE To examine in vivo susceptibility of ESBL (+) E.(More)
INTRODUCTION Urinary tract infection is common in childhood. Depending on the localization of the infection, severity of its clinical presentation and possible acute and long-term complications, it may be described as either acute cystitis or acute pyelonephritis. OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to assess the resistance patterns of uropathogens during(More)
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