Sanda Škrinjarić-Cincar

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Rendu-Osler-Weber disease, also called hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia (HHT), is a rare, genetically determined complex disease with a spectrum of associated manifestations which extend beyond the typical pathology of arteriovenosus malformations (AVMs). Our subject, a 54-year-old male patient with a long history of HHT has a typical mucocutaneous(More)
PURPOSE The long-acting inhaled anticholinergic agent, tiotropium, is recommended as first-line maintenance therapy for moderate to very severe Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) to improve symptoms, exercise tolerance, health status, and to reduce exacerbations. Few studies have evaluated the therapeutic efficacy of tiotropium in patients in(More)
Studies of the relationship of eight basic emotion dimensions according to Plutchik, life needs satisfaction and Type A behavior with plasma cholesterol, triglyceride and glucose concentrations, and body mass index (BMI) were performed in 137 healthy blue-collar workers. Plasma cholesterol correlated positively with emotion dimensions of destruction and(More)
The authors investigated the prevalence of ventricular ectopic activity (VEA) during exercise testing and 24-hour ambulatory Holter monitoring and its relation with ischemic episodes during daily activities before and during therapy with diltiazem and penbutolol in 41 patients with stable and typical angina pectoris. Seven (17%) of the 41 patients had(More)
Hypertension prevalence, awareness of high blood pressure, its treatment and control were estimated in 1100 workers, between the ages 35 and 59. Hypertension was defined as blood pressure > or = 160/95 mm Hg. The incidence of hypertensive heart disease was also investigated. All hypertensive persons were taken M-mode and 2-dimensional echocardiograms,(More)
We examined the prevalence of Type A/B behavior and Emotion Profiles in 1084 employees. This report focused on the relationship between Type A behavior and eight basic emotion dimensions. Of the 1084 subjects 710 (65%) scored as Type A and 374 (34.5%) as Type B. The mean Bortner scores for all subjects were 182.8 (SD = 33.7), scores on emotional dimensions(More)
This paper describes our attempt to devise a short text aimed at improving students' understanding of gas resorption in body cavities. Students are expected to understand the mechanisms behind paranasal sinusitis, otitis media, closed pneumothorax, and atelectasis of collapsed lung tissue, all used as examples. On the basis of the interpretation that during(More)
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