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UNLABELLED The aim of our study was to investigate if there is any significant relationship between adrenal steroid hormone dehydroepiandrosterone-sulphate (DHEAS) and insulin resistance, as there are some previous signs in the literature suggesting such relationship but the results are not conclusive. METHODS In our study participated 50 obese women and(More)
BACKGROUND Wound dehiscence complicated by gastrointestinal (GI) fistula to belong ,,abdominal catastrophe". Therapy is prolonged and connected with high morbidity and mortality rate. METHODS In the period from October 2006 to July 2009 we performed 12 reconstructive surgical procedures on gastrointestinal tract in patients with abdominal catastrophe.(More)
Case of 59-year-old male with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and a number of comorbidities, who has developed meningoencephalitis caused by Cryptococcus neoformans var. grubii with polyarteritis nodosa diagnosed during hospitalization, was presented. Before evidence of meningoencephalitis, the patient was being treated with ketoconazole and low doses(More)
BACKGROUND The delayed identification of an unstable patient may lead to the delayed management or the delayed transfer of the patient to the Intensive care unit and this can be related to the increase in the risk of death. METHODS Early warning score (EWS) respectively modified early warning score (MEWS) is the system that helps in the early(More)
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