Srdjan Gornjakovic

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OBJECTIVE The aim of the study was to investigate plasma D-dimer concentration in patients with liver cirrhosis with and without ascites and to evaluate the impact of ascites depletion on circulating plasma D-dimer levels. METHODS Sixty patients with liver cirrhosis were recruited and categorized into two groups: cirrhotic patients without ascites in(More)
AIMS Since its description in 1980, percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy has become the modality of choice for providing enteral access to patients who require long-term enteral nutrition. This study aimed to evaluate current indications and complications associated with PEG feeding. METHODS We conducted a retrospective analysis of all patients who(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine different haemostatic tests in patients with various degrees of liver parenchymal damage and to rule out their role in assessing parenchymal hepatocyte dysfunction. METHODS Seventy-five patients with chronic liver disease were included and due to their degree of liver damage categorized into three groups: group one patients with(More)
THE GOAL The goal of this work was to give advantage to EUS as endoscopic method in diagnosis and following therapeutic treatment of pancreatic cancer in relation to radiological methods of CT and CTA. MATERIAL AND METHODS The study included 49 patients, 20 women and 29 men hospitalized at the Clinic for gastroenterohepatology, due to suspicion on(More)
Gastrointestinal endoscopy was born almost 40 years ago as diagnostic modality, but in last two decades with gradually developing of therapeutic possibilities gastroenterologists have taken an increasing role in the iinterventional treatment of many upper gastrointestinal problems. Modalities of treatment for esophageal stenoses were explained. Endoscopists(More)
BACKGROUND Peptic ulcer bleeding is a common and potentially fatal condition. For patients with bleeding peptic ulcers that display major endoscopic stigmata of recent hemorrhage, a combination of endoscopic and pharmacologic therapy is the current standard management. OBJECTIVE To show our experience with management of peptic ulcer bleeding. PATIENTS(More)
Budd-Chiari syndrome is a rare but life-threatening disorder characterized by obstruction of the hepatic venous outflow. Treatment depends on underlying cause, extent of the obstruction and functional capacity of the liver. When all other therapy options are unsuccessful, liver transplant should be considered. Portal vein thrombosis (PVT) is a frequent(More)
Portal hypertenisive gastropathy (PHG) and GAVE syndrome are recently discovered entities who can be associated with bloodloss from gastrointestinal tract at patients with or without liver cirrhosis. PHG will be developed at 65% of patients with portal hypertension caused by liver cirrhosis but it could be developed at portal hypertension which is not(More)
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