Zvonka Zupanič Slavec

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In analyzing family burials, it is often necessary to establish the nature of the family relationship. This study examines 18 skulls from the 14th and 15th century, presumptively assigned to the family of the Counts of Celje from the territory of present-day Slovenia. Though DNA analysis is the identification method of choice, it is not always possible to(More)
EINLEITUNG: Um mögliche Änderungen in der Indikation für und in der Häufigkeit von Kaiserschnittgeburten im Geburtsspital Ljubljana, der größten Geburtsklinik in Slowenien, zu erfassen, wurden die Krankengeschichten der so entbundenen Patientinnen einer Periode von 50 Jahren ausgewertet. METHODEN: Wir analysierten retrospektiv die Geburtsprotokolle der(More)
BACKGROUND Nuclear medicine began to be developed in the USA after 1938 when radionuclides were introduced into medicine and in Europe after radionuclides began to be produced at the Harwell reactor (England, 1947). Slovenia began its first investigations in the 1950s. This article describes the development of nuclear medicine in Slovenia and Ljubljana. The(More)
During the first decades of the 19th century a disease appeared in the regions of Inner Carniola and Carst which was, due to its unusual course, at first considered a new entity. It spread among the population in an asexual, extragenital and endemic way and was conditioned by poor economic and hygienic circumstances. Since the clinical picture of the(More)
The 100th anniversary of the hospital in Valdoltra, Slovenia, on the northeastern Adriatic coast near the Italian frontier--where borders have frequently changed (the town has belonged to Austria-Hungary, Italy, Yugoslavia, and Slovenia) and which experienced military occupation in the interwar period--offers an opportunity to review the professional path(More)
BACKGROUND The beginnings of Slovenian cardiac surgery reach back to 1958, when the first heart surgery using extracorporeal circulation (ECC) was performed. The 50th anniversary of this event was the impetus for reviewing its developmental path. METHODS History of medicine methodology, including analysis of archival materials, documents, and various(More)
Slovenes have lived in the territory of today's Slovenia for more than 14 centuries, whilst the history of its medical culture goes back for 2000 years. The advent of Christianity in Slovenia in the eighth century AD marked an important turning point in the development of its medicine. The 500 years of the Habsburg monarchy was later to have a further(More)
With his exceptional personality, his wide knowledge and expertise, his social involvement and his generous spirit, Dr. Friedrich Keesbacher left an indelible mark on Ljubljana and Carniola. His life and work, his medical career in Ljubljana, his teaching and research work, and his involvement in both public health and health organisation are described in(More)
During the first decades of the 19th century a disease appeared in the regions of Inner Carniola and Carst which was, due to its unusual course, at first considered a new entity. It spread among the population in an asexual, extragenital and endemic way and was enhanced by poor economic and hygienic circumstances. Since the clinical picture of the disease(More)
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  • Vesalius : acta internationales historiae…
  • 1998
Of all medical sciences in Slovenia, occupational medicine has the longest tradition. It is not a mere coincidence that it had developed already at the beginning of 18th century in Idria. The Mercury mine in Idria, is the second largest European mine of its kind, next to the Spanish Almaden, and has been owned by the Habsburg dynasty for four centuries. To(More)
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