Advantages of T2 Weighted Three Dimensional and T1 Weighted Three Dimensional Contrast Medium Enhanced Magnetic Resonance Urography in Examination of the Child Population

Adnan Sehic, Fuad Julardzija, Sandra Vegar-Zubovic, Irmina Sefic-Pasic Abstract Aim: The aim of this study is to prove the advantages of combined use of T2 weighted three dimensional (T2 W 3D) and T1 weighted three dimensional contrast medium enhanced (T1 W 3D CE) magnetic resonance (MR) urography in displaying urinary tract in child population. Material [...]

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Interobserver Variability in Interpretation of Planar and SPECT Tc-99m-DMSA Renal Scintigraphy in Children

Nermina Beslic, Renata Milardovic, Amera Sadija, Lejla Dzananovic, Semra Cavaljuga Abstract Objective: This study objective was to evaluate interobserver agreement between individual pairs of three nuclear medicine physicians in interpretation of renal cortical scintigraphy in children with respect to the mode of acquisition (planar vs. SPECT), diagnoses and kidney site (left vs. right). Materials and [...]

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Assessment of the Nasopalatine Canal: an Anatomical Study

Ibrahim Nasseh, Georges Aoun, Sayde Sokhn Abstract Objective: The aim of this study was to evaluate the anatomy of the nasopalatine canal in a Lebanese population using cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) technology. Materials and Methods: CBCT images of 63 Lebanese adult patients were included in this study. The length, shape, diameter of the oral opening [...]

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Effects of Treatment of Uterine Cervical Carcinoma Monitored by Magnetic Resonance Imaging – Sarajevo Experience

Amela Sofic, Azra Husic-Selimovic, Nermina Beslic, Azra Rasic, Dzenana Begic, Anja Tomic-Cica, Nejira Imsirevic Abstract Goal: The goal of this study was the determination of the effects in treatment of early stage (10.5455/aim.2017.25.39-43

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Reliability, Feasibility and Value of Ecography in Clinical-functional Results in Patients Affected by Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: is There a Correlation?

Mattia Manni, Michele Bisaccia, Giuseppe Rinonapoli, Andrea Schiavone, Luigi Meccariello, Steven James Mccabe, Olga Bisaccia, Cristina Ibáñez Vicente, Andrea Cappiello, Auro Caraffa Abstract Background: The aim of this study was to evaluate how the ultrasound examination in the carpal tunnel diagnosis could contribute to the clinical and neurophysiological evaluation. This was done by evaluating the [...]

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Comparing the Electromyographic Features of the Masseter and Temporal Muscles in Patients with full Mouth Implant-supported FDPs and Natural Dentition

Mahdieh Seifi, Davood Nodehi, Ahmad Ghahramanloo, Zahra Ahmadi, Azade Farhangnia, Morteza Saedi, Hamid Reza Mozaffari, Roohollah Sharifi Abstract Background: Due to increasing demands for a full mouth implant reconstructions and the fact that the most failures are associated with biomechanical complications, determining the effect of different occlusal patterns on these complications seems inevitable. The aim [...]

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Radiologic Diagnosis of Spondylodiscitis, Role of Magnetic Resonance

Naser Ramadani, Kreshnike Dedushi, Serbeze Kabashi, Sefedin Mucaj Abstract Introduction: Study aim is to report the Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) features of acute and chronic spontaneous spondylodiscitis. Case report: 57 year old female, complaining of a fever and longstanding cervical pain worsened during physical therapy. Methods: MR images were acquired using superconductive magnet 1.5 T, [...]

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Barcode Technology Acceptance and Utilization in Health Information Management Department at Academic Hospitals According to Technology Acceptance Model

Asghar Ehteshami Abstract Introduction: Nowdays, due to the increasing importance of quality care, organizations focuse on the improving provision, management and distribution of health. On one hand, incremental costs of the new technologies and on the other hand, increased knowledge of health care recipients and their expectations for high quality services have doubled the need [...]

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The Most Influential Scientists in the Development of Medical informatics (16): John Anderson (1921-2002)

Izet Masic Abstract John Anderson, MD, MA BSc, MRCP, FRCP, was professor of medicine at King’s College Hospital Medical School. He was essentially an innovator and pioneered developments in metabolic medicine, medical education and medical computing (1-3). [Acta Inform Med 2017; 25(1.000): 58-59] Keywords: John Anderson >>Full text PDF               >>Abstract            [...]

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Cardiac Structural and Functional Changes Evaluated by Transthoracic and Tissue Doppler Echocardiography in Adult Patients with Sickle Cell Disease

Mojdeh Dabirian, Ghasem Janbabaei, Hossein Karami, Maryam Nabati, Mohsen Aarabi, Morteza Namazi, Hadi Darvishi-Khezri Abstract Background: One of the most common genetic blood disorders, resulting from inherited red blood cell disorders, is sickle cell disease (SCD) which is responsible for high death in adult patients with left ventricular diastolic dysfunction and pulmonary hypertension. Tissue Doppler [...]

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