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Introduction. Successful endodontic treatment depends upon the clinician's knowledge and ability to recognize and diagnose the presence of anatomical and morphological variations of the root and canal system. The aim of this study was to establish the number of roots and root canal configurations of the maxillary second premolar in the population o...

By Brankica Davidović, Ljiljana Bjelović, Igor Radović, Bojana Davidović, Svjetlana Janković, Smiljka Cicmil

Autophagy is a dynamic process, conserved in all eukaryotes. It is responsible for the degradation of cytoplasmic content. Autophagy is crucial in cell survival and cell death. It plays a significant role in the cell response to stress, nutrient deficiencies, embryonic development, tumor suppression, response to pathogens and aging. The process of ...

By Nikolina Elez-Burnjaković, Lejla Pojskić, Sanin Haverić, Ajla Smajlović

Introduction. Tinnitus is a perception of a sound in the ears in the absence of acoustic stimulation whose pathophysiological mechanisms have not been evaluated yet. Approximately, 1-2% of people report distress which can negatively affect their daily performance. Our study aimed to assess the incidence of anxiety in patients with tinnitus. Methods...

By Nenad Arsović, Zoran Dudvarski, Gabrijela Šolaja

Voice is a significant component of communication that allows us to express information and emotions, so it is the foundation of verbal communication. Maturation of the body involves dilation of the larynx and lower positioning of the larynx in the neck, resulting in multiple changes in voice quality. The rapid changes in the human larynx during pu...

By Bojana Vuković, Sladjana Ćalasan

Introduction. Patients affected with Allan-Herndon-Dudley syndrome (AHDS) have a deficiency of monocarboxylate transporter 8 (MCT8), a protein primarily responsible for the transport of triiodothyronine (T3) into the brain. This X-linked disorder affects almost exclusively males with clinical presentation encompassing developmental delay, axial hyp...

By Adrijan Sarajlija, Slađana Todorović, Biljana Alimpić, Maja Čehić

Introduction. Higher level of knowledge and frequent contacts with peers with disabilities can influence the emergence of more positive attitudes of students towards peers with disabilities. In regard to that, our aim was to test the importance of knowledge, contact frequency and other possible factors influencing attitudes of students toward disab...

By Slađana Đorem, Gordana Odović, Ana Lukić, Jelena Milić, Milena Božinović

Introduction. Clostridium difficile is the leading cause of nosocomial diarrhea, associated with the use of antibiotics. The most common ways of transmitting the infection in hospitals are contaminated surfaces of the premises and the hands of medical staff. Methods. The study involved 68 nurses/technicians employed at the University Hospital Foca ...

By Ivana Miljković, Amajla Topuz

Cardiovascular diseases rank first on the mortality list globally or 31%. The basic measure of prevention in accordance with the recommendations of the World Health Organization is a change in risk lifestyle in terms of diet, physical activity, tobacco and alcohol consumption. Vitamin D was previously recognized as a regulator of calcium and phosph...

By Olivera Rašević, Maida Mulić, Maja Vuković

In industry and the public sector quality has become the important management challenge of the 21st century. Although quality should be self-understanding in healthcare the reality shows another picture. There are nowadays international standards and models of quality excellence which make the introduction and control of quality management even in ...

By Hans-Günther Sonntag

Introduction. Since the announcement of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic, the health system has been facing great challenges. Due to several uncertainties and concerns, surgeons face a huge challenge in solving urgent surgical conditions in order to save a life. Case report. We present a patient with a coronavirus (COVID-19) infection and acute abdomen who ...

By Džemail Detanac, Enes Zogić, Džemil Bihorac, Dženana Detanac, Lejla Ćeranić, Mehmed Mujdragić, Kemal Alihodžić, Irfan Ćorović