Miroslav Bekavac Bešlin

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BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Laparoendoscopic single-site (LESS) surgery has been implemented recently in many laparoscopic (LAP) surgical procedures. We report our initial experience with LESS totally extraperitoneal (LESS-TEP) inguinal hernia repair in relation to conventional LAP-TEP. PATIENTS AND METHODS Between November 2008 and May 2009, 25 LESS-TEP(More)
Laparoscopic approach to inguinal hernia repair is indicated for recurrent and bilateral hernias or as patient choice in unilateral primary hernias. Totally extraperitoneal (TEP) approach has some advantages over transabdominal preperitoneal (TAPP) approach, but has proved to be more technically demanding. It cannot be emphasized enough that every incision(More)
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy has become gold standard for cholecystectomy. The tendency of minimizing surgical trauma encourages the use of new approaches in laparoscopic surgery. Single incision laparoscopic surgery (SILS) cholecystectomy was first performed ten years ago; however, it is only recent technologic development that has enabled its wider(More)
In 10 wounded Croatian Army soldiers and in 10 civilians with accidental musculosceletal traumatisation, blood concentrations of the 3 acute phase proteins: fibrinogen, alpha-1-antitrypsin and alpha-2-macroglobulin on the 1st, 5th and 10th postoperative day were assessed. On the 5th day after injury, increased concentrations of all 3 acute phase proteins(More)
On behalf of the International Scientific Committee, the Local Organising Committee and all Polish surgeons, I would like to invite you to the 2nd Central European Congress of Surgery and 3rd International Pancreatic Days to be held from 22 to 25 April 2009, in Katowice. Katowice is a city located in Southern Poland. It’s the capital of UpperSilesia –(More)
Corresponding author: Miroslav Ilić, Clinic for Thoracic Surgery, Institute for Pulmonary Diseases of Vojvodina, Put doktora Goldmana br. 4, 21204 Sremska Kamenica, Serbia. Telephone: +381/21/480-5100 email: drmiroslavilic@ gmail.com Funding: The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest. This research did not receive any financial support.(More)
A group of 1592 male Croatian soldiers (average age 32 +/- 9, ranging from 19 to 54) were examined by an internist at the war hospital. Elevated blood pressure was found in 80 men (5%); 61 of them had no history of hypertension (Group A), while in 19 patients hypertensive disease had been diagnosed before (Group B). In group A, systolic blood pressure (BPS(More)
In the last four decades, the incidence of pancreatic cancer has tripled in Western countries. More than 90% of all pancreatic cancers are detected in the advanced stage of the disease when surgical treatment is no longer possible and survival after initial diagnosis is usually very short. The aim of this study was to correlate magnetic resonance imaging(More)
INTRODUCTION Project of Bariatric surgery in University clinic center (UCC) Tuzla has been initiated in 2009 as an idea of professor Dešo Mešić and soon after that Bariatric surgical team led by doctor Fuad Pasic has been created. MATERIAL AND METHODS Practical team education was realized in Croatia in hospital "Sisters of Mercy" under supervision of(More)