Robert Trotić

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OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to identify the differences in the NRT measures, behavioral measures, and their relationship between the group of congenitally deaf children operated in the first years of life and the group of children operated in the school age. METHODS The study included 40 congenitally deaf children with cochlear implants divided(More)
We report a 54-year-old patient with a complaint of weakness, abdominal pain and weight loss. During the clinical examination a palpable tumor resistance in the abdomen was found as well as iron deficiency anemia. Gastroscopy showed an exulcerated, dark brown, fungiform tumor about 4 cm in diameter at the great curve of stomach. Endoscopic biopsy revealed(More)
Protection of BPC 157 on capsaicin-induced rhinitis was studied in Wistar rats for its effect on mastocyte infiltration, degranulation and inflammatory cell infiltration. Animals were pretreated with 10 μg/kg, 10 ng/kg or 2 ml saline i.p. and capsaicin (0.05 ml/nostril of 1750 nmol/l sol.) was applied intranasally. They were then euthanized at 1, 3 and 12 h(More)
BACKGROUND Clavicular pseudoarthrosis is a rare condition, the management of which should not be underestimated because it requires re-operations and causes serious morbidity or even a lifelong handicap. PATIENTS AND METHODS We reviewed a series of 13 patients with non-union of a clavicular fracture who underwent a surgical treatment from the year 1993 to(More)
Acute renal failure (ARF) is a severe complication of acute CO poisoning which, combined with other organ lesions, may result in lethal outcome. In all vague cases of ARF with nontraumatic rhabdomyolysis, CO poisoning should be considered as a possible etiologic factor. The diagnosis is made on the basis of several simple laboratory tests: determination of(More)
AIM To present a unique case of Alport's syndrome in monozygotic twins with two different treatment modalities - renal transplantation and hemodialysis, and to evaluate the effects of therapy on hearing and ophthalmological findings. METHODS Pure-tone audiogram and ophthalmologic examinations were performed in both twins at the age of 30. At the age of(More)
AIM To present the impact of parathyroidectomy on the spontaneous healing of necrotic lesions of the skin of the lower leg and on anticardiolipin antibodies regression in a 68-year-old female dialyzed patient with hyperparathyroidism and calcific-uremic arteriolopathy (CUA). METHODS After the occurrence of initial lesions of the lower leg skin, the intact(More)
Otitis media with effusion (OME) is a common disease in childhood. There is no consensus on the optimal therapeutic option for OME. Considering the known efficacy of acetylcysteine (AC) and azithromycin (AZ) in the treatment of middle ear mucosa, the aim of the study was to assess their efficacy in the management of chronic OME. The study included 90(More)
The aims were to determine the benefit of bilateral cochlear implantation in a 20 years old patient implanted in Croatia on hearing and speech development. The male patient, after 10 years of deafness, got cochlear implants Med-EL Combi 40+ on both sides in one-stage surgery. The etiology of his deafness was posttraumatic meningitis. Auditory capacity and(More)
CONCLUSION It is recommended to perform follow-up tympanometry and if necessary tonal audiometry in children who have normal plain otoscopy findings after recovering from acute otitis media (AOM). Children with Type B tympanogram, 3 months following the onset of AOM, are very likely to have a conductive hearing loss. Type B tympanogram is a much better(More)