Hepato – Cephalic Index as a Predictor of Intrauterine Growth Restriction

Ramadan Dacaj, Sebija Izetbegovic, Goran Stojkanovic, Curr Gjocaj Abstract Aim: The aims of this study were to compare ultrasound fetoplacental parameters and to calculate Hepato-Cephalic Index (HCI) as a new predictor of IUGR. Methods and material: A clinical prospective study was conducted and included 120 pregnant women divided in two groups: non IUGR group included [...]

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Interventional Radiologists: a Necessary Evaluation of Technical, Protective and Technological Operation

Sayed Ali Rahimi, Maryam Pourkaveh Abstract Background and purpose: To present the results of occupational radiation doses investigated through a Hospitals of Mazandaran Medical Science Universities in north of Iran. Radiology unit has an important role in diagnosis of many disorders with providing suitable and high quality pictures. A good picture was provided using correct [...]

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Defining the Modalities of Intravenous Contrast Application During the Diagnostics of Hepatic Metastases with Computerized Tomography

Arben Kutllovci, Halit Ymeri, Drita Zogaj, Skender Kutllovci, Dukagjin Zogaj Abstract Introduction: The liver is the biggest human abdominal parenchymal organ; it weights approximately 1500 grams and is located in the right hypochondrium, under the diaphragm. Liver is able to perform multiple functions also by means of the rich dual vascularization: hepatic arterial system and [...]

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Maximum Time of the Effect of Antileukotriene – Zileuton in Treatment of Patients with Bronchial Asthma

Naim Morina, Gezim Bocari, Ali Iljazi, Kadir Hyseini, Gunay Halac Abstract Objective: Maximum time of the effect of antileukotriene substances - Zileuton in the treatment of patients with bronchial asthma and increased bronchial reactivity and of the salbutamol as agonist of the beta2 adrenergic receptor studied in this work. Methods: Parameters of the lung function [...]

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The Diagnostic Value of Skin Disease Diagnosis Expert System

Fatemeh Rangraz Jeddi, Masoud Arabfard, Zahra Arbkermany, Hamidreza Gilasi Abstract Background: Evaluation is a necessary measure to ensure the effectiveness and efficiency of all systems, including expert systems. The aim of this study was to determine the diagnostic value of expert system for diagnosis of complex skin diseases. Methods: A case-control study was conducted in [...]

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Laparoscopic Management of Adhesive Small Bowel Obstruction

Ferid Konjic, Enes Idrizovic, Ismar Hasukic, Alen Jahic Abstract Introduction: Adhesions are the reason for bowel obstruction in 80% of the cases. In well selected patients the adhesive ileus laparoscopic treatment has multiple advantages which include the shorter hospitalization period, earlier food taking, and less postoperative morbidity rate. Case report: Here we have a patient [...]

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Developing a Fuzzy Expert System to Predict the Risk of Neonatal Death

Reza Safdari, Maliheh Kadivar, Mostafa Langarizadeh, Ahmadreaza Farzaneh Nejad, Farzaneh Kermani Abstract Introduction: This study aims at developing a fuzzy expert system to predict the possibility of neonatal death. Materials and Methods: A questionnaire was given to Iranian neonatologists and the more important factors were identified based on their answers. Then, a computing model was [...]

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Scientometric Analysis of the Journals of the Academy of Medical Sciences in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Izet Masic, Edin Begic, Lejla Zunic Abstract Introduction: Currently in Bosnia and Herzegovina there are 25 journals in the field of biomedicine, 6 of them are indexed in Medline/PubMed base (Medical Archives, Materia Socio-Medica, Acta Informatica Medica, Acta Medica Academica, Bosnian Journal of Basic Medical Sciences (BJBMS) and Medical Glasnik), and one (BJBMS) is indexed [...]

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Factors Affecting Successful Implementation of Hospital Information Systems

Mehrdad Farzandipur, Fatemeh Rangraz jeddi, Esmaeil Azimi Abstract Background: Today, the use of information systems in health environments, like any other fields,is necessary and organizational managers are convinced to use these systems. However, managers' satisfaction is not the only factor in successfully implementing these systems and failed information technology projects (IT) are reported despite the [...]

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Successful Evaluation of Biphasic T-wave of Wellens Syndrome in the Emergency Department

Ali Attila Aydin, Kemal Turker Ulutas, Cemile Aydin, Murtaza Kaya, Umut Akar, Tayfun Ture Abstract Introduction: Wellens Syndrome (WS) is a condition characterized by typical changes in ECG, which are biphasic T-wave inversions (less common) or symmetric and deeply inverted T waves (including 75%) in lead V2 and ndash;V3 chest derivations. WS is considered important [...]

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