Senka Mesihović-Dinarević

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Congenital heart disease (CHD) is among the most frequent of all congenital anomalies. The purpose of this study was to present the results of an initial registration of children with CHD from January 1994 to December 1999 in Tuzla Canton, Bosnia-Herzegovina. The population studied consisted of all 39,699 live-born children in this area. Diagnosis of CHD(More)
OBJECTIVE Endocarditis can have profound and devastating neurological consequences, with the vast majority of these complications in patients with left-sided valvular disease. The approach to the acute management of stroke in children with infective endocarditis is limited by the inadequacy of published data on their clinical course and outcome. CASE(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the reliability of transthoracic echocardiography (TTE) and transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) in predicting the size of an atrial septal defect (ASD). MATERIAL AND METHODS The study included 16 patients who underwent the catheter-based procedures to close an atrial septal defect between February 2008 and December 2011 at the(More)
The aims of the study were to estimate the prevalence of excessive weight in infants and school-age children in Sarajevo Canton, to isolate the main causative agents and to propose a strategy for its efficient prevention. The methods included anthropometry and originally designed questionnaire. Calculated body mass index was classified according to the(More)
OBJECTIVE To show the place and role of continuous electrocardiographic twenty-four-hour ECG monitoring in daily clinical practice of pediatric cardiologists. METHODS According to protocol, 2753 patients underwent dynamic continuous ECG Holter monitoring (data collected from the "Register of ECG Holter monitoring" of Pediatric Clinic, UCC Sarajevo in(More)
Potential risk of sudden death during sports participation makes screening of competitive athletes of vital importance. Congenital cardiac anomalies and non-atherosclerotic, acquired myocardial conditions are primary causes underlying exercise-induced cardiac death in young patients. Since cardiovascular conditions are the leading causes of non-traumatic,(More)
Microdeletion syndromes are caused by chromosomal deletions of less than 5 megabases which can be detected by fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH). We evaluated the most commonly detected microdeletions for the period from June 01, 2008 to June 01, 2015 in the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, including DiGeorge, Prader-Willi/Angelman,(More)
Methods We report a patient with unilateral amaurosis due to thrombosis of central retinal vene. Amaurosis was a reason for her urgent admission at Ophtalmology. She was transferred to Pediatric rheumatology department as suspected SLE. The patient had rapidly developing disease. Eleven days after the attack of retinal vene thrombosis, she became febrile(More)
Innocent heart murmurs are hearth murmurs that occur in patients with a normal heart structure. They do not represent a disease of the heart and vascular system, and should not be treated as such. Iron-deficiency anaemia often causes, along with other symptoms, systolic heart murmurs and tachycardia. It appears in children of all ages representing a most(More)