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Caffeine is probably the most frequently ingested pharmacologically active substance in the world. It is found in common beverages (coffee, tea, soft drinks), in products containing cocoa or chocolate, and in medications. Because of its wide consumption at different levels by most segments of the population, the public and the scientific community have(More)
Ultrasonography has had relatively long history (approximately 20 years) in the diagnosing carpal tunnel syndrome, but as late as in last decade has gained greater popularity and has been applied in the clinic. Numerous studies revealed that the most accurate parameter indicating the compression of the median nerve in the carpal tunnel is the cross(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of the study was to determine the prevalence and awareness of particular types of oral parafunctions in young healthy students and any association with temporomandibular disorders (TMD). MATERIAL AND METHODS The study was performed in a randomly selected group of 303 healthy students (mean age 18.8 years) from the vocational technical(More)
In this article authors show actual opinions on two frequent compressive syndromes of the radial nerve: posterior interosseus nerve syndrome and radial tunnel syndrome. Different views on pathomechanism, methods of diagnostics and actual treatment standards are shown in this paper.
We write about case of 60-year-old man with a forearm tumor about 7 cm large. The change revealed to have inflammatory-like etiology. The surgery made a good result for the health and quality of life for the patient. The histopatlogy excluded the neoplastic etiology. We observed phenomenas big tumor and no pathological indication in function of medial and(More)
In the paper we present the analysis of the women population referred to the specialist center by the home doctors. In the population due to the indication: age more then 50, menopause or recent bone fracture densitometry examination of the lumbar spine in screening for osteoporosis was performed. Along with the examination the women completed the self(More)
The paper presents anatomical basis for a surgical treatment of cubital tunnel syndrome. There are five major anatomical locations where the ulnar nerve may be compressed near the elbow. Transfer of the ulnar nerve decompresses all five locations simultaneously and thus theoretically may be more reliable.