Proposed Use of the Computer as a Tool to Aid Analysis of Properties of Materials in Fixators of Spine

Antonio Santos, Fernando Moreira Abstract With objective of analyzing the mechanical behavior of the internal fixators of spine and of the bony structure, the pieces and the group were made (it structures bony x internal fixator) with the aid a software of solid modeling. The materials used in the rehearsals had been the titanium, now [...]

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Use of the Toric Intraocular Lens for Keratoconus Treatment

Jasmin Zvornicanin, Emir Cabric, Vahid Jusufovic, Zlatko Musanovic, Edita Zvornicanin Abstract A 50 year old man presented to Eye clinic University clinical centre Tuzla with bilateral visual impairment. Clinical examination revealed low visual acuity and keratoconus in both eyes, white cataract in right eye and diabetic retinopathy in left eye. Ultrasonography examination was normal. The [...]

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Experiences of Academic Members About their Professional Challenges: a Content Analysis Qualitative Study

Zohreh Shahhosseini, Mahmonier Danesh Abstract Background: University faculty members of different disciplines in any country, by giving better quality services, will further accelerate the development of their respective countries. This study aims to explore the experiences of faculty members about their professional challenges. Aim: In this qualitative study, which was conducted in 2013, fifteen faculty [...]

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Spinal Dissemination of Intracranial Glioblastoma in Bevacizumab Era: a Potential Bevacizumab-induced Mechanism

Gentian Kaloshi, Arben Roji, Arsen Seferi, Bujar Cakani, Teona Bushati, Ermir Roci, Mentor Petrela Abstract Spinal metastasis, a devastating neurologic complication of intracranial glioblastomas is not as uncommon as initially thought. It varies from 25% in supratentorial glioblastomas to 60% in infratentorial glioblastomas. The underlying pathogenesis spinal spread of high-grade gliomas is still unclear. To [...]

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Sensitivity of Symptomatology Versus Diagnostic Procedures and Concentration of CEA and CA19 and ndash;9 in the Early Detection of Colorectal Cancer

Zora Vukobrat-Bijedic, Azra Husic-Selimovic, Nina Bijedic, Admir Mujkic, Amela Sofic, Bisera Gogov, Amila Mehmedovic, Ivana Bjelogrlic, Sanjin Glavas, Aleksandra Djuran Abstract Introduction: Colorectal cancer is the major diagnostic and therapeutic problem. The number of patients in the world has increased recently. In our country it is detected late and patients visit doctor in the advanced [...]

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My View on Plagiarism

Ermin Begovic Abstract [Acta Inform Med 2014; 22(2.000): 145-146] Keywords: >>Full text PDF               >>10.5455/aim.2014.22.145-146

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Comparison Between Impact Factor, Eigenfactor Metrics, and SCimago Journal Rank Indicator of Pediatric Neurology Journals

Hamidreza Kianifar, Ramin Sadeghi, Leili Zarifmahmoudi Abstract Background: Impact Factor (IF) as a major journal quality indicator has a series of shortcomings including effect of self-citation, review articles, total number of articles, etc. In this study, we compared 4 journals quality indices ((IF), Eigenfactor Score (ES), Article Influence Score (AIS) and SCImago Journal Rank indicator [...]

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Cervical Length Measured by Transvaginal Ultrasonography and Cervicovaginal Infection as Predictor of Preterm Birth Risk

Arnela Ceric Banicevic, Miroslav Popovic, Amela Ceric Abstract Introduction: The study shows possibilities of transvaginal sonographic measurement of the cervix in prediction of premature birth risk. Goals: The aim of the study was to follow up the cervical length in the pregnant from 16th to 37th week, as well as to do a microbiological analysis [...]

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An Experimental Comparison of Two Different Technetium Source Activities Which Can Imitate Thyroid Scintigraphy in Case of Thyroid Toxic Nodule

Ram and euml; Miftari, Ferki Fejza, Xhavit Bicaj, Adem Nura, Valdete Topciu, Ismet Bajrami Abstract Purpose: In cases of thyroid toxic autonomous nodule, anterior projection of Tc-99m pertechnetate image shows a hot nodule that occupies most, or the entire thyroid lobe with near-total or total suppression of the contra lateral lobe. In this case is [...]

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