Snežana Matić

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INTRODUCTION Over half a century ago the process of prevention of infective endocarditis in patients with predisposed cardiac diseases was started. The application of prevention has been based on the fact that infective endocarditis is preceded by bacteraemia, which can be caused by some invasive diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, and whose development(More)
OBJECTIVE We investigated serum levels of CA 15-3, sHER2 and CA 125, and their usefulness in the detection of metastatic disease in breast cancer patients. METHODS The levels of CA 15-3, sHER2 and CA 125 tumour markers were determined in 60 patients, 40 with localized and 20 with metastatic breast carcinoma. The control group consisted of 10 healthy(More)
UNLABELLED Disseminated fungal infections are still rare conditions, mostly caused by Candida spp. during immunosuppression. Infection of immunocompetent individuals is uncommon. Endocarditis is a rare manifestation during candidaemia, mostly in patients with prosthetic valves. Affection of previously unaltered valves is uncommon. CASE PRESENTATION We(More)
BACKGROUND The etiology of infective endocarditis (IE) is changing. More aggressive forms with multiple IE cardiac lesions have become more frequent. This study sought to explore the relationship between contemporary causative microorganisms and IE cardiac lesions and to analyze the impact of multiple lesions on treatment choice. METHODS In 246 patients(More)
Two groups of patients with chronic pulmonary tuberculosis are presented. The first group of 92 patients were unsuccessfully treated according to current principles of treatment of chronic, resistant pulmonary tuberculosis. In the second group of 11 patients, unsuccessfully treated according to current methods, a new combination of drugs was applied so that(More)
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