Tomislav Pesek

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BACKGROUND The SyvekPatch (Marine Polymer Technologies, Danvers, Massachusetts) has received Food and Drug Association market clearance for the rapid control of bleeding from vascular access sites and percutaneous catheters. A clinical evaluation was designed to determine the efficacy and safety of this vascular closure device in 1,000 consecutive patients(More)
Our aim is to determine if there exists a difference in risk factors and diagnosis between patients being treated on internal medicine ward for coronary heart disease who have higher levels of cholesterol in their blood and other patients, without proved higher levels of cholesterol, hospitalized for coronary heart disease. We followed patients hospitalized(More)
The aim of the study was to assess the prevalence of risk factors for cardiovascular disease in patients treated for coronary heart disease (CHD) at Department of Medicine, Zabok General Hospital during the 2000-2006 period. Cardiovascular diseases are a group of diseases that occur due to arterial. The risk factors that lead to the development and(More)
AIM To analyze data and current experience in diagnosing and treating colorectal cancer at Zabok General Hospital in Krapina-Zagorje County during a 5-year period (2002-2006). METHODS Retrospective study of 265 cases of colorectal carcinoma treated at Departments of Internal Medicine and of Abdominal Surgery, Zabok General Hospital, and analysis of(More)
This case report examines the surgical treatment of megacolon and its complications in a 17-year-old male patient. He was examined in the surgical emergency unit because of severe abdominal pain and absence of stool for one week. Detailed history revealed that the patient had difficulties in defecation from the early childhood. Sphincter control was not(More)
The aim of the study was to determine health care measures taken in coronary patients hospitalized at Zabok General Hospital in order to identify the problems and accomplishments acquired during the period of observation (2000-2006). Nowadays, cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of mortality and morbidity in the world and in this area. This fact(More)
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