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Design and Development of a Clinical Risk Management Tool Using Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)

Faramarz Pourasghar, Jafar Sadegh Tabrizi, Khadijeh Yarifard Abstract Background: Patient safety is one of the most important elements of quality of healthcare. It means preventing any harm to the patients during medical care process. Objective: This paper introduces a cost-effective tool in which the Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology is used to identify medical errors [...]

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Quality of Public Hospitals Websites: A Cross-Sectional Analytical Study in Iran

Shahin Salarvand, Mahnaz Samadbeik, Mohammad Javad Tarrahi, Hamed Salarvand Abstract Introduction: Nowadays, hospitals have turned increasingly towards the Internet and develop their own web presence. Hospital Websites could be operating as effective web resources of information and interactive communication mediums to enhance hospital services to the public. Aim: Therefore, the aim of this study was [...]

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Advantages of Combined PET-CT in Mediastinal Staging in Patients with Non-small Cell Lung Carcinoma

Nermina Beslic, Amera Sadija, Renata Milardovic, Timur Ceric, Sejla Ceric, Adnan Beganovic, Spomenka Kristic, Semra Cavaljuga Abstract Introduction: Precise mediastinal lymph node staging in patients with non-small cell lung carcinoma (NSCLC) provides important prognostic information and it is obligatory in treatment strategy planning. 18Fluoro-deoxy-glucose (18F-FDG) positron emission tomography - computerized tomography (PET-CT) based on detection [...]

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Bariatric Surgery in University Clinic Center Tuzla – Results After 30 Operations

Amir Ahmetasevic, Fuad Pasic, Miroslav Bekavac Beslin, Miroslav Ilic, Dzenita Ahmetasevic, Mirza Mesic Abstract Introduction: Project of Bariatric surgery in University clinic center (UCC) Tuzla has been initiated in 2009 as an idea of professor De and scaron;o Me and scaron;i and #263; and soon after that Bariatric surgical team led by doctor Fuad Pasic [...]

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MRI Verification of a Case of Huge Infantile Rhabdomyoma

Naser Ramadani, Kreshnike Dedushi Kreshnike, Sefedin Mucaj, Serbeze Kabashi, Astrit Hoxhaj, Naim Jerliu, Ramush Bejici Abstract Introduction: Cardiac rhabdomyoma is type of benign myocardial tumor that is the most common fetal cardiac tumor. Cardiac rhabdomyomas are usually detected before birth or during the first year of life. They account for over 60% of all primary [...]

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Hashimoto Thyroiditis and Nephrocalcinosis in a Child with Down Syndrome

Lidvana Spahiu, Haki Jashari, Vjosa Mulliqi-Kotori, Blerta Elezi-Rugova, Besart Merovci Abstract Introduction: Hypothyroidism has been reported to affect renal function and structure. However, the association of hypothyroidism with distal renal tubular acidosis (dRTA) is rarely reported in children. Case Presentation: We present a 6-year-boy with Down syndrome admitted in our department due to vomiting, weakness, [...]

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The Significance of MRI Evaluation of the Uterine Junctional Zone in the Early Diagnosis of Adenomyosis

Amela Sofic, Azra Husic-Selimovic, Aladin Carovac, Elma Jahic, Velda Smailbegovic, Jana Kupusovic Abstract Goal: The aim of the study is to define the MRI appearance of disorder in the Junctional zone (JZ) in women with adenomyosis compared to those without it, given the importance of the JZ in the regulation of various reproductive events. Materials [...]

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Determination of Minimum Data Set (MSD) in Echocardiography Reporting System to Exchange with Iran’s Electronic Health Record (EHR) System

Zahra Mahmoudvand, Mehran Kamkar, Leila Shahmoradi, Ahmadreza Farzaneh Nejad Abstract Background: Determination of minimum data set (MDS) in echocardiography reports is necessary for documentation and putting information in a standard way, and leads to the enhancement of electrocardiographic studies through having access to precise and perfect reports and also to the development of a standard [...]

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The Diagnostic Value of MRI in Brucella Spondylitis With Comparison to Clinical and Laboratory Findings

Ali Baradaran Bagheri, Koorosh Ahmadi, Niaz Mohamad Jafari Chokan, Bita Abbasi, Reza Akhavan, Ehsan Bolvardi, Somayeh Soroureddin Abstract Background: Brucellosis is an endemic zoonotic disease, especially in the Middle East and Mediterranean regions and can involve many organs and tissue. Osteoarticular involvement is the most common complication. Spondylitis is its most prevalent clinical form in [...]

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