Quality Assessment of Persian Mental Disorders Websites Using the Webmedqual Scale

Leila Shahrzadi, Shahin Mojiri, Sima Janatian, Behjat Taheri, Hasan Ashrafi-rizi, Zeinab Shahrzadi, Razieh Zahedi Abstract Introduction: Nowadays, anyone with any level of Internet knowledge can act as producer and distributor of information. It differs from most traditional media of information transmission, lack of information control and lack of quality management to contents. This leads to [...]

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The Use of Smart phones in Ophthalmology

Edita Zvornicanin, Jasmin Zvornicanin, Bahrudin Hadziefendic Abstract Smart phones are being increasingly used among health professionals. Ophthalmological applications are widely available and can turn smart phones into sophisticated medical devices. Smart phones can be useful instruments for the practice of evidence-based medicine, professional education, mobile clinical communication, patient education, disease self-management, remote patient monitoring or [...]

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Effect of Initial Conditions on Reproducibility of Scientific Research

Benjamin Djulbegovic,, Iztok Hozo Abstract Background: It is estimated that about half of currently published research cannot be reproduced. Many reasons have been offered as explanations for failure to reproduce scientific research findings- from fraud to the issues related to design, conduct, analysis, or publishing scientific research. We also postulate a sensitive dependency on initial [...]

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Colonoscopy as a Method of Choice in the Diagnosis of Colorectal Cancer

Sead Buturovic Abstract Introduction: Epidemiological characteristics of colorectal cancer indicate that in the U.S. colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of death from malignancy, just behind lung cancer. In the 2000 there were approximately 130,200 new cases, of which 56,300 had lethal outcome. In the past 15 years, the incidence and mortality rate has [...]

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Endoscopic Management of Vesicoureteral Reflux in Children in Kosova

Murat Berisha, Nexhmi Hyseni, Sejdi Statovci, Salih Grajqevci, Butrint Xhiha Abstract Introduction: Vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) in children has been treated with subureteric deflux injection of Deflux (dextranomer hyaluronic acid copolymer) since 2009. The aim of this study was to analyze the results of endoscopic treatment of VUR in our clinic. Methods: Between March 2009 and [...]

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A Survey on the Users’ Satisfaction with the Hospital Information Systems (HISs) based on DeLone and McLean’s Model in the Medical-Teaching Hospitals in Isfahan City

Sakineh Saghaeiannejad-Isfahani, Maryam Jahanbakhsh, Mahboobeh Habibi, Razieh Mirzaeian, Mansoreh Nasirian, Javad Sharifi Rad Abstract Background and purpose: The user's satisfaction with information system in fact denotes the extent the user is satisfied with the system's achievement in fulfilling his/her information requirements. This study tries to explore the users' satisfaction with hospital information systems (HISs) based [...]

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Potential Role of Lung Ventilation Scintigraphy in the Assessment of COPD

Vesna Cukic, Amela Begic Abstract Objective: To highlight the importance of the lung ventilation scintigraphy (LVS ) to study the regional distribution of lung ventilation and to describe most frequent abnormal patterns of lung ventilation distribution obtained by this technique in COPD and to compare the information obtained by LVS with the that obtained by [...]

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EASE Guidelines for Authors and Translators of Scientific Articles to be Published in English

[EASE]_European_Association_of_Science_Editors Abstract This concise and readable set of editorial guidelines was first published by the European Association of Science Editors (EASE) in 2010 and is updated annually. It is freely available in more than 20 languages at http://ease.org.uk/publications/author-guidelines. The document is aimed to help scientists worldwide in successful presentation of their research results and in [...]

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Importance of Alpha-adrenergic Receptor Subtypes in Regulating of Airways Tonus at Patients with Bronchial Asthma

Pellumb Islami, Ali Ilazi, Arianit Jakupi, Sadi Bexheti, Hilmi Islami Abstract Background: In this work, effect of Tamsulosin hydrochloride as antagonist of alpha1A and alpha1B- adrenergic receptor and effect of Salbutamol as agonist of beta2- adrenergic receptor in patients with bronchial asthma and increased bronchial reactibility was studied. Methods: Parameters of the lung function are [...]

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Sensitivity of EUS and ERCP Endoscopic Procedures in the Detection of Pancreatic Cancer During Preoperative Staging Correlated with CT and CT Angiography Imaging Methods

Zora Vukobrat-Bijedic, Azra Husic-Selimovic, Nina Bijedic, Srdjan Gornjakovic, Amela Sofic, Bisera Gogov, Ivana Bjelogrlic, Amila Mehmedovic, Sanjin Glavas Abstract 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 [...]

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