Radoslav Kováč

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In 45 mothers of full term infants the level of thyroxine (T4) in serum (45 samples) and unskimmed milk (92 samples) was estimated with the aid of competitive protein binding analysis. On the 3rd day after delivery the T4 level in serum was found to be 11.1 +/- 0.4 mug/100 ml, while that in milk was 1.3 +/- 0.3 mug/100 ml. During following days of lactation(More)
The vascular density (VD) in stage-III tumors of the uterine cervix was determined by morphometric analysis of histologic, Masson-trichrome stained sections prepared from biopsies. In a retrospective study, VD was found to be related to results of radiotherapy, larger VD being associated with prolonged survival, in agreement with similar observations made(More)
Spontaneous rupture of the esophagus is associated with continuous nausea and vomiting in the chronic alcoholic. The following is a case report of a similar occurrence in a young, healthy, primigravida with hyperemesis gravidarum. To our knowledge, this has not previously been reported in the obstetric literature.
A case is presented of cytotoxic extravasation as a result of an implantable venous port being perforated by a standard Huber needle. A patient receiving 5-fluorouracil via a dual reservoir port, implanted within the left chest wall, presented with hemoserous discharge from the right needle entry site. The left chest wall was warm to touch, erythematous,(More)
Long-term care within the public services system does not exist in Slovakia. Long-term care is a relatively closed system of health care and social care services. Initially, long-term care policies were formulated as a response to ageing of the population, which brought about growing needs of elderly people for social care and health care, and was(More)
OBJECTIVES The aim of this contribution was to present the e-Learning introduction in the Slovak Medical University (SMU) with a focus on the implementation phase of the two blended courses - Healthcare Quality and Healthcare Professionals' Ethics. BACKGROUND The introduction of the e-Learning was realized during the period 2008-2009 in the partnership of(More)
Long-term care is a relatively closed system of health care and social care services and assistance that has developed as a response to the needs of those who due to disability, chronic health conditions, trauma or disease limiting their self-care capabilities and independence, are in need of assistance and support of third persons for a prolonged period of(More)