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[Treatment of empyema thoracis in children].
Empyema, an accumulation of infected fluid in the thoracic cavity, is commonly secondary to bacterial pneumonia in children. Despite the high prevalence and availability of many medical treatment options, there is no general consensus on the optimal management approach, which would lead to full and...
[Carcinosarcoma of the sygmoid colon with micropapillary pattern: a case report].
We report an unusual case of carcinosarcoma of the colon with micropapillary features and psammomatous calcification in an 83-year-old female patient. Tumor was located in the sygmoid colon and measured up to 3.8 cm in the largest diameter. Microscopically it was composed of glandular structures and...
[Ultrasound guided breast biopsy--a retrospective study and literature review].
We retrospectively evaluated the results of percutaneous core biopsy with 14-gauge needles performed over a period of 14 months on 229 suspicious lesions detectable on mammography and/or ultrasound exam (BI-RADS 4 or 5). The imaging-histological concordance was ascertained for each lesion. In cases...
[Famous doctors who stayed on the Croatian coast at the turn of the 20th century].
At the end of the 19th and the beginning of the 20th century many famous persons stayed on the Croatian coast mostly because of touristic and health reasons, than because of natural beauties, scientific or political reasons. Most often they came from Austro-Hungary, Germany or Russia but also from o...
[Recovery after long-term pulsatile mechanical circulatory support in patient with chronic heart failure: a case report].
We describe characteristics of Thoratec pVAD device for MCS, implantation techniques, as well as the most important advantages and complications of application of the device. We present a 41-year-old patient with dilatated cardiomyopathy, who was the first recipient ofparacorporeal left ventricular...
[Intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm of the pancreas: case report and review of the literature].
We present a patient with IPMN of the pancreas, in whom the episodes of acute pancreatitis had been present for 22 years....
[Treatment of langerhans cell histiocytosis in children].
We analyzed patients charts treated in the Department of pediatric hematology and oncology at the University Hospital Zagreb with the diagnosis of LCH. Twenty-two children were diagnosed between January 1st 1996 and December 31st 2010, and all were treated with chemotherapy. 19 patients survived (86...
[Antibiotic prophylaxis of infective endocarditis in patients with moderate risk--rationale for and against].
[Microbiological diagnosis of trichinellosis].
Trichinellosis is a parasitic mammalian disease caused by roundworms from the Trichinella genus. It is an important zoonosis with humans becoming infected by eating raw or inadequately cooked infested meat. The disease is widespread and represents a public health problem. According to the World Heal...
[Diabetic nephropathy and primary glomarular diseases].
We report on diabetic patients who underwent renal biopsy because of the massive nephrotic proteinuria and non-nephrotic proteinuria without diabetic retinopathy, hematuria, and because of the deterioration of renal function. On pathohistological examination different types of primary glomerular dis...