Pavel Gregorić

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The damage control laparotomy is an advancement in the management of massively injured trauma patients. Massive liver injuries, pelvic trauma and some retroperitoneal injuries are some of the indications for this approach. The damage control laparotomy is the phased approach to severe abdominal injury that might best be described with the acronym STIR(More)
GI bleeding caused by Dieulafoy lesion in the gastric fundus: a case report Dieulafoy lesion is a rare cause of massive gastrointestinal (GI) hemorrhage that can be fatal. It arises from an abnormally large eroded submucosal artery and in more than 75% of cases the lesion is mostly found within 6 cm of the cardia. The severity of bleeding and the site of(More)
Nonsteroidal antiinflamatory drugs (NSAIDs) lead to satisfactory acute and chronic pain relief. Besides that, they exert potent antiinflamatory effect. Their analgesic potency is dose related and limited. Orthopedic patients are often on these medications preoperatively and experience opioid-sparing effect in the postoperative period. Chronic NSAIDs use is(More)
The concept of species is one of the core concepts in biology and one of the cornerstones of evolutionary biology, yet it is rife with conceptual problems. Philosophers of biology have been discussing the concept of species for decades, and in doing so they sometimes appeal to the views of biologists. However, their statements as to what biologists think(More)
This paper underlines the importance of the Pseudo-Aristotelian treatise De spiritu for our knowledge of early Hellenistic anatomical and physiological theories. We claim that the treatise verifies reports on certain 4th- and 3rd-century conceptions and debates otherwise attested only in later sources, and offers invaluable information on otherwise unknown(More)