Vedran Kovacic

Summary

Affiliation: University Hospital
Country: Croatia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Vaccination against hepatitis B in patients on chronic haemodialysis
    Vedran Kovacic
    Int J Clin Pract 57:161-2. 2003
  2. doi request reprint Early initiation of enteral nutrition improves outcomes in burn disease
    Vesna Kovacić Vicić
    Department of Internal Medicine, Intensive Care Unit, University Hospital Split and School of Medicine in Split, Soltanska 1, 21000 Split, Croatia
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 22:543-7. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Spleen rupture associated with septic emboli and endocarditis in a hemodialysis patient
    Vedran Kovacic
    Department of Nephrology and Dialysis, University Hospital Center Split, Split, Croatia
    Blood Purif 35:177-80. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint Efficient haemodialysis improves the response to hepatitis B virus vaccination
    Vedran Kovacic
    Centre for Touristic and Domestic Haemodialysis, Health Centre, Trogir, Croatia
    Intervirology 45:172-6. 2002
  5. doi request reprint Influence of haemodialysis on early markers of atherosclerosis
    Vedran Kovacic
    Department of Nephrology, Internal Clinic, University Hospital Split, Split, Croatia
    Nephrology (Carlton) 13:472-9. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Two spent dialysate samples are sufficient for hemodialysis efficacy assessment
    V Kovacic
    Clinical Hospital Split, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Nephrology and Dialysis, Split, Croatia
    Int J Artif Organs 28:22-9. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Seasonal variations of clinical and biochemical parameters in chronic haemodialysis
    V Kovacic
    Dr Vedran Kovacic, Ivana Gundulica 3a, 21220 Trogir, Croatia
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 33:763-8. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Seasonal variations of chronic hemodialysis dose in South Croatia
    V Kovacic
    Department of Hemodialysis, Medical Center Trogir, Trogir, Croatia
    Int J Artif Organs 26:996-1001. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Ultrafiltration volume is associated with changes in blood pressure in chronically hemodialyzed patients
    Vedran Kovacic
    Hemodialysis Department, Medical Center Trogir, Trogir, Croatia
    Ren Fail 25:945-51. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint [Effect of gender and body mass on hemodialysis dose]
    Vedran Kovacic
    Centar za domicilnu i turisticku dijalizu, Dom zdravlja Trogir, Trogir, Hrvatska
    Acta Med Croatica 57:33-7. 2003

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Publications27

  1. ncbi request reprint Vaccination against hepatitis B in patients on chronic haemodialysis
    Vedran Kovacic
    Int J Clin Pract 57:161-2. 2003
  2. doi request reprint Early initiation of enteral nutrition improves outcomes in burn disease
    Vesna Kovacić Vicić
    Department of Internal Medicine, Intensive Care Unit, University Hospital Split and School of Medicine in Split, Soltanska 1, 21000 Split, Croatia
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 22:543-7. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the benefits and safety of very early enteral nutrition introduction compared to the normal diet among burns patients in an intensive care unit...
  3. ncbi request reprint Spleen rupture associated with septic emboli and endocarditis in a hemodialysis patient
    Vedran Kovacic
    Department of Nephrology and Dialysis, University Hospital Center Split, Split, Croatia
    Blood Purif 35:177-80. 2013
    ..Ultrasound scan of abdomen is fast, inexpensive and easy to perform. As mortality is high, early surgical intervention on vascular access is mandatory...
  4. ncbi request reprint Efficient haemodialysis improves the response to hepatitis B virus vaccination
    Vedran Kovacic
    Centre for Touristic and Domestic Haemodialysis, Health Centre, Trogir, Croatia
    Intervirology 45:172-6. 2002
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Influence of haemodialysis on early markers of atherosclerosis
    Vedran Kovacic
    Department of Nephrology, Internal Clinic, University Hospital Split, Split, Croatia
    Nephrology (Carlton) 13:472-9. 2008
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Two spent dialysate samples are sufficient for hemodialysis efficacy assessment
    V Kovacic
    Clinical Hospital Split, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Nephrology and Dialysis, Split, Croatia
    Int J Artif Organs 28:22-9. 2005
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Seasonal variations of clinical and biochemical parameters in chronic haemodialysis
    V Kovacic
    Dr Vedran Kovacic, Ivana Gundulica 3a, 21220 Trogir, Croatia
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 33:763-8. 2004
    ..In order to demonstrate seasonal differences, we prospectively compared biochemical and clinical parameters in a group of chronically haemodialysed patients living in South Croatia, a region with a Mediterranean climate...
  8. ncbi request reprint Seasonal variations of chronic hemodialysis dose in South Croatia
    V Kovacic
    Department of Hemodialysis, Medical Center Trogir, Trogir, Croatia
    Int J Artif Organs 26:996-1001. 2003
    ..Seasonal variations in chronic hemodialysis dose have not been investigated. We prospectively compared hemodialysis adequacy parameters in order to demonstrate its seasonal differences...
  9. ncbi request reprint Ultrafiltration volume is associated with changes in blood pressure in chronically hemodialyzed patients
    Vedran Kovacic
    Hemodialysis Department, Medical Center Trogir, Trogir, Croatia
    Ren Fail 25:945-51. 2003
    ..We hypothesized that ultrafiltration volume different affects the pre/postdialysis systolic pressure, diastolic pressure, mean arterial pressure (MAP), and pulse pressure (PP) values...
  10. ncbi request reprint [Effect of gender and body mass on hemodialysis dose]
    Vedran Kovacic
    Centar za domicilnu i turisticku dijalizu, Dom zdravlja Trogir, Trogir, Hrvatska
    Acta Med Croatica 57:33-7. 2003
    ..Calculation of single dialysis delivered Kt/V is based on predialysis and postdialysis urea concentrations. The aim of the study was to demonstrate the influence of body mass and gender on the delivered and prescribed dialysis dose...
  11. ncbi request reprint Mean arterial pressure and pulse pressure are associated with different clinical parameters in chronic haemodialysis patients
    V Kovacic
    Haemodialysis Department, Medical Center Trogir, Trogir, Croatia
    J Hum Hypertens 17:353-60. 2003
    ..51, P&<0.001). In conclusion, our findings support the assumption that PP and MAP are associated with different clinical parameters. PP values have advantages as the method of blood pressure expression...
  12. ncbi request reprint Vaccination against hepatitis B in patients on chronic hemodialysis
    Vedran Kovacic
    Center for Domicile and Touristy Hemodialysis, Health Center Trogir, Croatia
    Saudi Med J 24:311. 2003
  13. doi request reprint Cognitive-psychomotor functions and nutritional status in maintenance hemodialysis patients: are they related?
    Josipa Radić
    Departments of Nephrology Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, University Hospital Split, Split, Croatia
    Ther Apher Dial 15:532-9. 2011
    ..Hemodialysis patients with a poorer nutritional status performed worse on cognitive and psychomotor tests. Further research is needed to assess the effects of treating malnutrition on cognitive-psychomotor performance in these patients...
  14. ncbi request reprint [Hepatitis B vaccination in patients on chronic hemodialysis]
    Vedran Kovacic
    Centar za turisticku i domicilnu hemodijalizu, Dom zdravlja Trogir, A Stepinca 17, 21220 Trogir
    Lijec Vjesn 125:156-8. 2003
    ..In those patients some alternative schemes of vaccinating for nonrespondering PCHD must be considered, especially one of the proposed intradermal ways of vaccine inoculation...
  15. doi request reprint Kidney transplantation improves cognitive and psychomotor functions in adult hemodialysis patients
    Josipa Radić
    Department of Nephrology, University Hospital Split, Split, Croatia
    Am J Nephrol 34:399-406. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of successful kidney transplantation on cognitive and psychomotor function in adequately dialyzed HD patients without severe anemia, using sensitive neuropsychological tests...
  16. ncbi request reprint [Do we know all effects of heparins in hemodialyzed patients?]
    Milenka Sain
    Split University Hospital Center, Department of Nephrology and Dialysis, School of Medicine, University of Split, Split, Croatia
    Acta Med Croatica 66:215-20. 2012
    ....
  17. doi request reprint The influence of decreased low-molecular-weight heparin nadroparin dose on diastolic blood pressure in patients on hemodialysis
    Milenka Sain
    Department of Nephrology and Dialysis, University Hospital Center Split, Split, Croatia
    Clin Appl Thromb Hemost 18:519-25. 2012
    ..310; P = .031) but not between delta nadroparin and pre-SBP and pre-PP values. This is the first report of influence of nadroparin dose lowering on pre-DBP in HD patients...
  18. doi request reprint Potential beneficial effects of low molecular weight heparin on cognitive impairment in elderly patients on haemodialysis
    Milenka Sain
    Department of Nephrology and Dialysis, University of Split School of Medicine, Split, Croatia
    Drugs Aging 29:1-7. 2012
    ..There is a need for a robustly designed, prospective trial to evaluate the effects of long-term treatment with LMWH on mild cognitive impairment, VaD and AD in elderly patients receiving maintenance HD...
  19. doi request reprint Is there differences in cognitive and motor functioning between hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis patients?
    Josipa Radić
    Department of Nephrology, University Hospital Split, Split, Croatia
    Ren Fail 33:641-9. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the effect of hemodialysis (HD) and continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD) on cognitive and motor functions...
  20. doi request reprint Influence of local inflammation of the peritoneal membrane on diuresis and residual renal function in patients treated with peritoneal dialysis
    Ivo Jelicic
    Renal Unit, University Hospital Split, Split, Croatia
    J Artif Organs 15:65-70. 2012
    ..039). In conclusion, local inflammation has a significant impact on the amount of diuresis and probably on RRF in patients on CAPD...
  21. pmc The influence of selective vitamin D receptor activator paricalcitol on cardiovascular system and cardiorenal protection
    Darko Duplancic
    Department of Cardiology, School of Medicine in Split, University Hospital Split, Split, Croatia
    Clin Interv Aging 8:149-56. 2013
    ..Paricalcitol should provide additional clinical benefits over the standard treatment for chronic kidney and heart failure, especially in cases of cardiorenal syndrome...
  22. doi request reprint Is Helicobacter pylori infection a risk factor for disease severity in systemic sclerosis?
    Mislav Radic
    Department of Rheumatology and Clinical Immnulogy, University Hospital Split, Šižgorićeva 20 II, 21 000, Split, Croatia
    Rheumatol Int 33:2943-8. 2013
    ..H. pylori-positive SSc patients showed higher severity score compared to H. pylori-negative. Therefore, H. pylori infection may play a role in the pathogenesis of SSc and also can provide some prognostic information...
  23. ncbi request reprint [Successful treatment of refractory hypotension during hemodialysis using high levels of sodium in the dialysis solution]
    Vedran Kovacic
    Centar za turisticku i domicilnu hemodijalizu, Dom zdravlja Trogir, A Stepinca 17, 21220 Trogir
    Lijec Vjesn 124:255-7. 2002
    ..We briefly discuss pathogenesis and treatment of hemodialysis associated hypotension, and its prevention with modern hemodialysis machines...
  24. ncbi request reprint Association of early menarche age and overweight/obesity
    Irena Bralić
    Specialist Office in Pediatrics, School of Medicine, University of Split, Trogir, Croatia
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 25:57-62. 2012
    ..The aim of the study is to assess the association of overweight/obesity and early menarcheal age...
  25. ncbi request reprint Metabolic acidosis of chronically hemodialyzed patients
    Vedran Kovacic
    Hemodialysis Department, Health Center Trogir, Croatia
    Am J Nephrol 23:158-64. 2003
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Gastric carcinoma presenting as pericardial tamponade during pregnancy
    Boris Bacic
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Split University Hospital, Split, Croatia
    Turk J Gastroenterol 20:276-8. 2009
    ..All these factors may contribute to a very high mortality of this malignancy during pregnancy...
  27. ncbi request reprint Predictors of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis in patients with elevated alanine aminotransferase activity
    Zeljko Puljiz
    Department of Gastroenterology, University Hospital Center Split, Split, Croatia
    Coll Antropol 34:33-7. 2010
    ..High triglyceride, low HDL and high ferritin serum levels correspond with NASH. As in earlier studies, insulin resistance as basic mechanism of NAFLD and NASH was confirmed...