Slavica Naumovski-Mihalić

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A 26-year-old female patient with severe acute pancreatitis caused by Ascaris lumbricoides and consecutive acute renal failure is described. Acute pancreatitis is mostly caused by gallstones and acute or chronic alcohol ingestion. Ascariasis as an etiologic factor of acute pancreatitis does not occur very often except in the tropical and subtropical(More)
During 1993-1998, in winter time 14 elderly patients: 8 female and 6 male aged 65-88, were treated because of hypothermia. Rectal temperature on admission was 20-34.9 degrees C. Sopor was present in 2 and various grades of coma were present in 10 patients. Arterial hypotension was recorded in 5, and shock in 9 patients. Increased serum creatinine level was(More)
Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is one of the common diseases of the upper gastrointestinal system. It is present in the whole world population, especially frequent in the developed countries. It evolves from pathological reflux which exposes the esophagus to the gastric contents which must overcome esophageal defense system. Many factors have been(More)
The association between Helicobacter pylori infection and gastric malignancies, cancer and MALT lymphoma, has been suggested through several lines of evidence during the last decade. Although unresolved issues still cast doubts on the real weight of these association, in the sequence of events that leads to gastric cancer or lymphoma, Helicobacter pylori(More)
Sepsa, kao česti uzrok morbiditeta i mortaliteta, veliki je problem globalnog karaktera. Učestalost sepse se u posljednjih deset godina više nego udvostručila, pa je ona sada jedan od vodećih uzroka smrti u svijetu (1). Stopa smrtnosti progresivno raste kako se bolest pogoršava. Do povećanog broja oboljelih posljednjih godina doveli su mnogi faktori, a to(More)
This paper describes 170 cases of acute poisoning in 60 men and 110 women admitted to emergency room from January through November 1999. Ninety-eight percent of acute poisonings were self-inflicted, and 90% occurred at home. Drugs were used in 134 (79%) suicide attempts. Eighty-one acute poisonings were caused by benzodiazepines (48%) and 19 by(More)
Today there are many methods in diagnostics of Helicobacter pylori infection. They are divided in two major groups based on using of endoscopy (invasive and non-invasive methods). Helicobacter pylori bacteria are specific because of having very big amounts of urease enzyme that divides urea on NH3 and CO2 which enables environment suitable for survival.(More)
The purpose of the research was to determine the influence of the hepatitis B virus on the progression of the chronic liver disease. In the present paper, 127 patients who were followed up for five years and who had histologically verified chronic liver disease, are described. Fifty two of them were carriers of HBsAg, 75 patients were HBsAg negative, but(More)
Red blood cells (RBC) normally lose their nuclei before appearing in peripheral blood. After having undergone differentiation in bone marrow, blood cells must cross the blood-marrow barrier to enter the bloodstream. Erythroblasts, or nucleated red blood cells (NRBC), do not distort easily, so they cannot escape this barrier. Therefore, with the exception of(More)
The different types of hepatotoxicity can be induced by drugs. Approximately 2%-5% of patients require hospitalization for jaundice. Drug-induced hepatic lesions are responsible for 10% of hepatitis cases in adults. Most hepatotoxic drug reactions are idiosyncratic and classified either as immunologic (hipersensitivity) or metabolic. In contrast to(More)