Slobodan Obradovic

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BACKGROUND Rett syndrome (RTT) is a severe neurodevelopmental disorder that represents the second most common cause of mental retardation in females. However, incidence and prevalence of RTT are scarcely reported. METHODS A retrospective study included all patients with RTT diagnosed between 1981 and 2012 in Serbia. Estimation of incidence and prevalence(More)
The aim of the present study was to investigate the distribution of CYP2C8 variants *3 and *5, as well as their effect on carbamazepine pharmacokinetic properties, in 40 epileptic pediatric patients on carbamazepine treatment. Genotyping was conducted using polymerase chain reaction-restriction fragment length polymorphism (PCR-RFLP), and allele-specific(More)
The purpose of this study is to investigate the effect of two of the most important functional CYP1A2 variations −3860G > A and −163C > A on carbamazepine pharmacokinetics in Serbian pediatric epileptic patients. The study involved 40 Serbian pediatric epileptic patients on steady-state carbamazepine treatment. Genotyping for −3860G > A and −163C > A was(More)
BACKGROUND The diagnosis of growth hormone (GH) deficiency in adults is based on provocative testing of GH secretion. The insulin tolerance test (ITT), currently the favoured test for this diagnosis, has been criticised for poor reproducibility and inconvenience. Since the combined administration of GH-releasing hormone (GHRH) plus GH-releasing peptide-6(More)
Cognitive impairment is present in up to 65 % of multiple sclerosis (MS) patients. The Brief Repeatable Battery of neuropsychological tests (BRB) is one of the most used neuropsychological tools for cognitive assessment in MS. However, relative lack of normative data limits its application in research and clinical practice. In order to obtain normative data(More)
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