Vlatko Rumenjak

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To investigate the risk for the development of urolithiasis in 30 children with urolithiasis, 36 children with isolated hematuria, and 15 healthy control children, 24-h urinary excretion of calcium, sodium, oxalate, citrate, sulfate, phosphate, magnesium, urate, chloride, ammonium, and glycosaminoglycans was determined and urine saturation for calcium(More)
AIM To assess diagnostic value of perioperative procalcitonin (PCT) levels compared to C-reactive protein (CRP) levels in early detection of infectious complications following colorectal surgery. METHODS This prospective observational study included 79 patients undergoing elective colorectal surgery. White blood cell count, CRP, and PCT were measured(More)
A flow injection biamperometric method for determination of total antioxidant capacity of alcoholic beverages using bienzymatically produced ABTS Abstract Development of flow injection analysis (FIA) is reported for determination of total antioxidant capacity of alcoholic beverages (wines and spirits) by bienzymatically produced ABTS Å+ and electrochemical(More)
Correlation of pain assessment parameters in dogs with cranial cruciate surgery. aBStRact The objective of this study was to compare postoperative pain, as assessed by multiple objective and subjective methods, after Tibial Tuberosity Advancement and Modified Retinacular Imbrication Technique, procedures that differ significantly in the extent of the(More)
The spleen is an important organ for hemodynamic compensation during hemorrhagic shock. The aim of the study was to compare the hemodynamic and metabolic responses of sham-operated pigs with intact spleen, splenectomized pigs, and splenic autotransplanted pigs during hemorrhagic shock. Hemorrhagic shock was induced by 30% total blood volume bleed in(More)
AIM To evaluate the influence of oxidative stress on extrapituitary growth hormone (GH) secretion in the eye and to analyze the interdependence between eye and serum GH levels under normal and hypoxic conditions. METHODS Pars plana vitrectomy (PPV) was performed in 32 patients with developed proliferative diabetic retinopathy (PDR) and 49 non-diabetic(More)
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