Tatjana Pekmezovic

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Affiliation: University of Belgrade
Country: Serbia and Montenegro

Publications

  1. ncbi Survival of multiple sclerosis patients in the Belgrade population
    Tatjana Pekmezovic
    Institute of Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Yugoslavia
    Neuroepidemiology 21:235-40. 2002
  2. ncbi Neonatal tetanus in Serbia from 1968 through 1997
    Mirjana Jarebinski
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 21:1092-3. 2002
  3. ncbi Trends and patterns in prostate cancer mortality in Belgrade, Serbia: a join-point analysis
    Tatjana Pekmezovic
    Institute of Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro
    Eur J Cancer Prev 15:51-6. 2006
  4. ncbi Survival of patients with transitional cell carcinoma of the ureter and renal pelvis in Balkan endemic nephropathy and non-endemic areas of Serbia
    Dejan Dragicevic
    Institute of Urology and Nephrology, Clinical Centre of Serbia, Belgrade, Serbia
    BJU Int 99:1357-62. 2007
  5. ncbi Trends in mortality from different subtypes of stroke in the population of Belgrade (Serbia)
    Tatjana Pekmezovic
    Institute of Epidemiology, School of Medicine, street Visegrdska 26A, Belgrade 11000, Serbia
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 110:51-7. 2008
  6. ncbi [Topographic distribution of multiple sclerosis in the Belgrade municipalities]
    T Pekmezovic
    Institute of Epidemiology, University School of Medicine, Belgrade
    Srp Arh Celok Lek 129:5-8. 2001
  7. ncbi A case-control study of myelodysplastic syndromes in Belgrade (Serbia Montenegro)
    Tatjana Pekmezovic
    Institute of Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Visegradska 26A, Belgrade 11000, Serbia Montenegro
    Ann Hematol 85:514-9. 2006
  8. ncbi Lifestyle factors and multiple sclerosis: A case-control study in Belgrade
    Tatjana Pekmezovic
    Institute of Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia
    Neuroepidemiology 27:212-6. 2006
  9. ncbi Stroke mortality in Belgrade, Serbia: age, period, and cohort analyses
    Tatjana Pekmezovic
    Institute of Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro
    Cerebrovasc Dis 24:191-5. 2007
  10. ncbi Validation and cross-cultural adaptation of the disease-specific questionnaire MSQOL-54 in Serbian multiple sclerosis patients sample
    Tatjana Pekmezovic
    Institute of Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Visegradska 26A, Belgrade, 11000, Serbia and Montenegro
    Qual Life Res 16:1383-7. 2007

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  1. ncbi Survival of multiple sclerosis patients in the Belgrade population
    Tatjana Pekmezovic
    Institute of Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Yugoslavia
    Neuroepidemiology 21:235-40. 2002
    ..The presence of motor symptoms at the onset was found to be an independent predictor of a poorer outcome of MS...
  2. ncbi Neonatal tetanus in Serbia from 1968 through 1997
    Mirjana Jarebinski
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 21:1092-3. 2002
  3. ncbi Trends and patterns in prostate cancer mortality in Belgrade, Serbia: a join-point analysis
    Tatjana Pekmezovic
    Institute of Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro
    Eur J Cancer Prev 15:51-6. 2006
    ..This level of increase is the highest of any reported increase internationally and contrasts sharply with the widespread decrease in prostate cancer mortality in many developed countries...
  4. ncbi Survival of patients with transitional cell carcinoma of the ureter and renal pelvis in Balkan endemic nephropathy and non-endemic areas of Serbia
    Dejan Dragicevic
    Institute of Urology and Nephrology, Clinical Centre of Serbia, Belgrade, Serbia
    BJU Int 99:1357-62. 2007
    ..To evaluate the characteristics and survival of patients with upper urinary tract (UUT) transitional cell carcinoma (TCC) in Serbia, followed for >/=5 years or until death...
  5. ncbi Trends in mortality from different subtypes of stroke in the population of Belgrade (Serbia)
    Tatjana Pekmezovic
    Institute of Epidemiology, School of Medicine, street Visegrdska 26A, Belgrade 11000, Serbia
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 110:51-7. 2008
    ..To estimate trends in mortality due to different stroke subtypes in the population of Belgrade during the period 1989-2003...
  6. ncbi [Topographic distribution of multiple sclerosis in the Belgrade municipalities]
    T Pekmezovic
    Institute of Epidemiology, University School of Medicine, Belgrade
    Srp Arh Celok Lek 129:5-8. 2001
    ..63/100,000), and the lowest in the municipality of Mladenovac (17.73/100,000) (Table 1). Municipalities which are grouped within the 3 categories are not statistically significantly clustered (chi-square = 1.479, p > 0.05)...
  7. ncbi A case-control study of myelodysplastic syndromes in Belgrade (Serbia Montenegro)
    Tatjana Pekmezovic
    Institute of Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Visegradska 26A, Belgrade 11000, Serbia Montenegro
    Ann Hematol 85:514-9. 2006
    ....
  8. ncbi Lifestyle factors and multiple sclerosis: A case-control study in Belgrade
    Tatjana Pekmezovic
    Institute of Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia
    Neuroepidemiology 27:212-6. 2006
    ..7, p = 0.026). In multivariate logistic regression analysis, smoking was detected to be a significant independent risk factor for MS (OR = 2.4, p = 0.004)...
  9. ncbi Stroke mortality in Belgrade, Serbia: age, period, and cohort analyses
    Tatjana Pekmezovic
    Institute of Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro
    Cerebrovasc Dis 24:191-5. 2007
    ..To assess the age, period, and cohort effects on stroke mortality in Belgrade, Serbia, between 1989 and 2003...
  10. ncbi Validation and cross-cultural adaptation of the disease-specific questionnaire MSQOL-54 in Serbian multiple sclerosis patients sample
    Tatjana Pekmezovic
    Institute of Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Visegradska 26A, Belgrade, 11000, Serbia and Montenegro
    Qual Life Res 16:1383-7. 2007
    ..Additionally, both composite scores, correlated significantly with patients' age, education and employment status. The Serbian-translated version of this questionnaire may be useful as clinical outcome measures in patients with MS...
  11. ncbi Survival of Huntington's disease patients in Serbia: longer survival in female patients
    Tatjana Pekmezovic
    Institute of Neurology, Clinical Centre of Serbia, School of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Dr Subotica 6, 11000, Belgrade, Serbia
    Eur J Epidemiol 22:523-6. 2007
    ..4; P = 0.071). The female sex was statistically significantly associated with longer survival (HR = 0.4; P = 0.007). These data might be of some importance for further exploration of natural history and prognosis of HD...
  12. doi Incidence of primary central nervous system tumors among children in Belgrade (Serbia), 1991-2004
    Tatjana Pekmezovic
    Institute of Epidemiology, School of Medicine, Belgrade, Serbia
    Pediatr Hematol Oncol 26:332-7. 2009
    ..Astrocytoma was the most common pathohistological type of primary CNS tumors accounting for 41.5% of cases...
  13. ncbi Childhood infections as risk factors for multiple sclerosis: Belgrade case-control study
    Tatjana Pekmezovic
    Institute of Epidemiology, School of Medicine, Belgrade, Yugoslavia
    Neuroepidemiology 23:285-8. 2004
    ..According to multivariate analysis, rubella (OR = 2.5, 95%CI 1.4-4.4, p = 0.001) and measles (OR = 2.4, 95%CI 1.3-4.3, p = 0.003) at age < or = 7 years were significantly related to MS...
  14. ncbi Prevalence of multiple sclerosis in Belgrade, Yugoslavia
    T Pekmezovic
    Institute of Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Yugoslavia
    Acta Neurol Scand 104:353-7. 2001
    ..To estimate the distribution of multiple sclerosis in the Belgrade population...
  15. ncbi [Mortality in primary malignant brain tumors in the population of Belgrade]
    Tatjana Pekmezovic
    Medicinski fakultet, Institut za epidemiologiju, Beograd
    Vojnosanit Pregl 60:565-8. 2003
    ..The aim of this investigation was the analysis of primary malignant brain tumors (PMBT)-related mortality in the Belgrade population during the period 1983-2000...
  16. ncbi Prevalence of primary late-onset focal dystonia in the Belgrade population
    Tatjana Pekmezovic
    Unit of Neuroepidemiology, Institute of Neurology, School of Medicine, Belgrade, Yugoslavia
    Mov Disord 18:1389-92. 2003
    ..2 per 100,000. The prevalence for cervical dystonia, blepharospasm, writer's cramp and laryngeal dystonia were 5.9 per 100,000, 1.9 per 100,000, 1.9 per 100,000, and 1.1 per 100,000, respectively...
  17. ncbi GSTM1-null and GSTA1-low activity genotypes are associated with enhanced oxidative damage in bladder cancer
    Ana Savic-Radojevic
    Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Medical and Clinical Biochemistry, University of Belgrade, Serbia
    Redox Rep 18:1-7. 2013
    ....
  18. doi The role of serum VCAM-1 and TNF-α as predictors of mortality and morbidity in patients with chronic heart failure
    Ana Savic-Radojevic
    Institute of Medical and Clinical Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Serbia
    J Clin Lab Anal 27:105-12. 2013
    ....
  19. doi MSQoL-54 predicts change in fatigue after inpatient rehabilitation for people with multiple sclerosis
    Jelena Drulovic
    Clinic of Neurology, CCS, Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia
    Disabil Rehabil 35:362-6. 2013
    ....
  20. doi Comparison of open nephroureterectomy and open conservative management of upper urinary tract transitional cell carcinoma
    Dejan Dragicevic
    Institute of Urology and Nephrology, Clinical Centre of Serbia, Belgrade, Serbia
    Urol Int 82:335-40. 2009
    ..We aimed to elucidate the results of open conservative surgery and compare them with the results of radical nephroureterectomy (RNU)...
  21. doi Expression of Th1 and Th17 cytokines and transcription factors in multiple sclerosis patients: does baseline T-bet mRNA predict the response to interferon-beta treatment?
    Jelena Drulovic
    Institute of Neurology, Clinical Centre of Serbia, University of Belgrade, Dr Subotica 6, 11000 Belgrade, Serbia
    J Neuroimmunol 215:90-5. 2009
    ..601, p=0.036). Our preliminary findings suggest that T-bet expression might be a potential prognostic marker of treatment response to IFN-beta in MS...
  22. ncbi Incidence of vascular hemiballism in the population of Belgrade
    Tatjana Pekmezovic
    Unit of Neuroepidemiology, Institute of Neurology, Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro
    Mov Disord 19:1469-72. 2004
    ..During that time period, 37 patients with hemiballism due to stroke were diagnosed. The annual incidence rates varied from 0.14 to 0.87/100,000 (average 0.45/100,000) of general population...
  23. doi GSTA1, GSTM1, GSTP1, and GSTT1 polymorphisms and susceptibility to smoking-related bladder cancer: a case-control study
    Marija Matic
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia Institute of Medical and Clinical Biochemistry, Belgrade, Serbia
    Urol Oncol 31:1184-92. 2013
    ..We examined association between GSTA1, GSTM1, GSTP1, and GSTT1 gene variants and bladder cancer risk and evaluated whether they were modified by smoking...
  24. doi Glutathione S-transferase A1, M1, P1 and T1 null or low-activity genotypes are associated with enhanced oxidative damage among haemodialysis patients
    Sonja Suvakov
    Institute of Medical and Clinical Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 28:202-12. 2013
    ..We hypothesized that genetic polymorphism in antioxidant enzymes GSTA1, GSTM1, GSTP1 and GSTT1 is more frequent in ESRD and modulates the degree of oxidative stress in these patients...
  25. doi Quality of life in patients with focal dystonia
    Tatjana Pekmezovic
    Institute of Neurology, Clinical Center of Serbia, str Dr Subotica 6A, Belgrade 11000, Serbia
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 111:161-4. 2009
    ....
  26. doi Suicide and suicidal ideation in Parkinson's disease
    Vladimir S Kostic
    Institute of Neurology CCS, School of Medicine, Belgrade, Serbia
    J Neurol Sci 289:40-3. 2010
    ..According to our data almost a quarter of PD patients had death and/or suicidal ideation, that may significantly influence their quality of life...
  27. ncbi Risk factors for esophageal cancer in Serbia
    Zorana Gledovic
    Institute of Epidemiology, School of Medicine, Belgrade, Serbia
    Indian J Gastroenterol 26:265-8. 2007
    ..To establish the role of specified risk factors in the etiology of squamous cell carcinoma of esophagus in Serbia...
  28. doi The impact of alcohol on health-related quality of life in Belgrade University students
    Darija Kisic-Tepavcevic
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Serbia
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 39:130-5. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to assess alcohol drinking patterns and its influence on health-related quality of life (HRQoL) among the Belgrade University students...
  29. pmc Eating habits and body-weights of students of the university of belgrade, serbia: a cross-sectional study
    Tatjana Gazibara
    Institute of Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Visegradska 26A, Belgrade 11000, Serbia
    J Health Popul Nutr 31:330-3. 2013
    ..034, p=0.282 for females respectively). There is a growing demand for global health strategies which would encourage healthy body-image and figure; thus, these initiatives should mobilize the society on a national and international level...
  30. doi Patterns of infant mortality from 1993 to 2007 in Belgrade (Serbia)
    Tatjana Gazibara
    Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Epidemiology, University of Belgrade, Visegradska 26A, 11000 Belgrade, Serbia
    Matern Child Health J 17:624-31. 2013
    ..002) and for both sexes jointly (r = -0.759, p = 0.001). A decline in infant mortality in Belgrade has been observed. However, further promotion of health-related activities, as well as continuous surveillance of IMR, is required...
  31. doi Hallucinations in Parkinson's disease: cross-sectional study
    Marina Svetel
    Clinic of Neurology, Clinical Centre of Serbia, Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Dr Subotica 6, 11000 Belgrade, Serbia
    Acta Neurol Belg 112:33-7. 2012
    ..001). Multivariate regression analysis has demonstrated that the duration of PD (p = 0.024) as well as NPI total score (p = 0.002) was significant independent risk factors for hallucinations in PD...
  32. doi Prevalence of non-motor symptoms in young-onset versus late-onset Parkinson's disease
    Vladana Spica
    Institute of Neurology CCS, School of Medicine, University of Belgrade, ul Dr Subotića 6, 11000, Belgrade, Serbia
    J Neurol 260:131-7. 2013
    ..In contrast to a previous suggestion that YOPD patients might have an increased risk for NMS, we found a higher prevalence of NMS in LOPD patients than in those with YOPD...
  33. ncbi Craniocervical Dystonia Questionnaire (CDQ-24): validation and cross-cultural adaptation in Serbian patients
    Darija Kisic Tepavcevic
    Institute of Epidemiology, School of Medicine, Belgrade, Serbia
    Coll Antropol 33:1185-9. 2009
    ..The Serbian version of CDQ-24 should be recommended for HRQoL evaluation among patients with CD and BSP as an important outcome measure...
  34. ncbi Burden of tuberculosis in Serbia
    Zorana Gledovic
    Institute of Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Visegrdska 26A, Belgrade 11000, Serbia
    Am J Infect Control 34:676-9. 2006
    ..0001). The burden of TB (DALY) was 0.70/1000 for males and 0.26/1000 for females. DALY rates significantly decreased in both males (P = .009) and females (P = .008). TB incidence and mortality as well as DALY rates increased with aging...
  35. doi What are the differences between younger and older patients with symptomatic small vessel disease?
    Aleksandra M Pavlovic
    Clinic for Neurology, Clinical Center of Serbia, Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 113:762-7. 2011
    ..Although typically linked to aging, small vessel disease (SVD) is also observed in younger adult patients, with common vascular risk factors (RF). We aimed to investigate features of SVD occurrence at an early adult age...
  36. ncbi Epidemiology of myotonic dystrophy type 1 (Steinert disease) in Belgrade (Serbia)
    Jelena Mladenovic
    Clinic for Neurology and Psychiatry for Children and Adolescents, str Dr Subotica 6A, Belgrade 11000, Serbia and Montenegro
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 108:757-60. 2006
    ..The prevalence of DM1 in Belgrade on 31 December 2002 was 5.3/100,000 (95% CI, 4.2-6.6)...
  37. doi Interferon-beta and disability progression in relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis
    Jelena Drulovic
    Clinic of Neurology, Clinical Center of Serbia, Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Dr Subotica 6, 11129 Belgrade, Serbia Electronic address
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 115:S65-9. 2013
    ..To assess the impact of interferon (IFN)-beta treatment on the progression of unremitting disability in IFN-beta treated and untreated relapsing-remitting (RR) patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) using prospective cohort study...
  38. doi Validation and cross-cultural adaptation of the Falls Efficacy Scale in patients with Parkinson's disease in Serbia
    Tatjana Gazibara
    Institute of Epidemiology, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia
    Geriatr Gerontol Int 13:936-41. 2013
    ..The aim of the present study was to assess the validity and reliability of the Falls Efficacy Scale (FES) in Parkinson's disease (PD) patients in Serbia...
  39. doi No Association between Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor G196A Polymorphism and Clinical Features of Parkinson's Disease
    Marina Svetel
    Clinic of Neurology CCS, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia
    Eur Neurol 70:257-62. 2013
    ..Conclusion: Overall, the Val66Met polymorphism did not modify the clinical features in PD patients. ..
  40. doi Oral contraceptives usage patterns: study of knowledge, attitudes and experience in Belgrade female medical students
    Tatjana Gazibara
    Institute of Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Visegradska 26A, Belgrade, 11000, Serbia
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 288:1165-70. 2013
    ..The purpose of this survey was to quantify oral contraceptive pill (OCP) use and to analyze attitudes and knowledge about the pill in a sample of female medical students...
  41. ncbi Mutational analysis of ATP7B gene and the genotype-phenotype correlation in patients with Wilson's disease in Serbia
    Aleksandra Tomic
    Clinic for Neurology, Clinical Centre of Serbia, Belgrade, Serbia
    Vojnosanit Pregl 70:457-62. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the spectrum of mutations of ATP7B gene on a large number of patients in Serbian population and to make a correlation between particular genotypes and specific phenotypes...
  42. doi A common polymorphism in the brain-derived neurotrophic factor gene in patients with adult-onset primary focal and segmental dystonia
    Marina V Svetel
    Clinic of Neurology CCS, School of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Dr Subotica Starijeg 6, 11000, Belgrade, Serbia
    Acta Neurol Belg 113:243-5. 2013
    ..Patients with the Met variant did not differ by age at onset, number of affected regions, and efficacy of a sensory trick. Met66Met is not associated with an increased risk of dystonia. ..
  43. doi Health-related quality of life, depression, and sexual function in testicular cancer survivors in a developing country: a Serbian experience
    Uros Bumbasirevic
    Clinic of Urology, Clinical Center of Serbia, Belgrade, Serbia
    Support Care Cancer 21:757-63. 2013
    ..The aims of this study were to assess health-related quality of life (HRQoL), depression, adverse physical symptoms, and sexual function within Serbian long-term testicular cancer survivors (TCS) and to address cultural specificity...
  44. doi Transcranial sonography in Wilson's disease
    Marina Svetel
    Institute of Neurology CCS, School of Medicine, University of Belgrade, ul Dr Subotića 6, 11000 Belgrade, Serbia
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 18:234-8. 2012
    ..351; p = 0.011). There is only one report of TCS in WD previous to our study. Both studies proved the ability of TCS to detect accumulation of copper and probably other trace metals, such as iron and manganese, in the BG of WD patients...
  45. doi Trends and patterns of ovarian cancer mortality in Belgrade, Serbia: a joinpoint regression analysis
    Darija Kisic Tepavcevic
    Institutes of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia
    Int J Gynecol Cancer 21:1018-23. 2011
    ..Ovarian cancer (OC) represents the leading cause of gynecological cancer deaths. The aim of our study was to estimate the patterns and trends in OC mortality in the population of Belgrade (Serbia) during the period 1976 to 2007...
  46. doi Quality of life in patients with treated and clinically stable Wilson's disease
    Marina Svetel
    Institute of Neurology CCS, School of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia
    Mov Disord 26:1503-8. 2011
    ....
  47. doi Pharmacotherapy and over-the-counter drug use among elderly in Belgrade, Serbia
    Tatjana Gazibara
    Institute of Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Visegradska 26A, 11000 Belgrade, Serbia
    Geriatr Nurs 34:486-90. 2013
    ..125, p = 0.019). Our analysis indicated that the prevalence of polypharmacy and OTC drug use in the elderly are comparable to those in industrialized countries. ..
  48. doi Predictive value of health-related quality of life in progression of disability and depression in persons with multiple sclerosis: a 3-year study
    Darija Kisic Tepavcevic
    Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Epidemiology, University of Belgrade, Visegradska 26, 11000, Belgrade, Serbia
    Acta Neurol Belg 113:403-9. 2013
    ..Our study suggests that baseline HRQoL scores, measured by MSQoL-54, could be applied as a prognostic marker for progression of both, disability, and severity of depressive symptoms in MS...
  49. doi Validation and cross-cultural adaptation of the Self-Assessment Disability Scale in patients with Parkinson's disease in Serbia
    Tatjana Gazibara
    Institute of Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Visegradska, 26A, 11000 Belgrade, Serbia
    J Neurol 260:1970-7. 2013
    ..7 %. The psychometric properties of the cross-culturally adapted SADS-PD questionnaire (Serbian version) have outstanding validity and reliability as an instrument for evaluation of the extent of disability in patients with PD...
  50. doi Markers of oxidative damage and antioxidant enzyme activities as predictors of morbidity and mortality in patients with chronic heart failure
    Slavica Radovanovic
    Department of Cardiology, Medical Center Bezanijska kosa, Belgrade, Serbia
    J Card Fail 18:493-501. 2012
    ..We aimed to address the relation of oxidative stress markers to severity and prognosis in CHF secondary to ischemic cardiomyopathy...
  51. doi Evaluation of health-related quality of life in patients with prostate cancer after treatment with radical retropubic prostatectomy and permanent prostate brachytherapy
    Svetomir Dragićević
    Institute of Urology and Nephrology, Clinical Center of Serbia, Belgrade, Serbia
    Urol Int 85:173-9. 2010
    ..The aims of this study were to evaluate the health-related quality of life (HRQOL) and make the treatment decision less difficult...
  52. ncbi Risk factors for hepatocellular carcinoma: a case-control study in Belgrade (Serbia)
    Milena Kanazir
    Institute of Public Health of Serbia, Belgrade, Serbia
    Tumori 96:911-7. 2010
    ..The objective of this case-control study was to test the existing hypotheses about factors related to the occurrence of hepatocellular carcinoma in the population of Belgrade (Serbia)...
  53. doi The analysis of IL-1 beta and its naturally occurring inhibitors in multiple sclerosis: The elevation of IL-1 receptor antagonist and IL-1 receptor type II after steroid therapy
    Irena Dujmovic
    Institute of Neurology, Clinical Centre of Serbia, Dr Subotica 6, Belgrade 11000, Serbia
    J Neuroimmunol 207:101-6. 2009
    ..001). IL-1Ra and/or IL-1 RII increased in sera of all 10 investigated patients after the steroid treatment for relapse. Our findings suggest the important beneficial role of the induction of IL-1 RII and IL-1Ra in MS...
  54. ncbi [Quality of life assessment in patients with multiple sclerosis]
    Darija Kisic Tepavcevic
    Medicinski fakultet, Institut za epidemiologiju, Beograd, Srbija
    Vojnosanit Pregl 66:645-50. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to estimate a health related quality of life (HRQoL) in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) and to investigate the correlations between scores of HRQoL and selected demographic and clinical parameters...
  55. doi What do male medical students know about the pill? study of knowledge and attitudes at the University of Belgrade
    Tatjana Gazibara
    Institute of Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia
    Gynecol Obstet Invest 75:224-9. 2013
    ..The purpose of this survey is to analyze knowledge of and attitudes towards oral contraceptives (OC) use in a population of male medical students of the Faculty of Medicine, Belgrade, Serbia...
  56. ncbi Transcranial Doppler assessment of cerebral vasomotor reactivity in evaluating the effects of vinpocetine in cerebral small vessel disease: a pilot study
    Zagorka B Jovanović
    Neurology Clinic, Clinical Center of Serbia, University of Belgrade, Faculty of Medicine, Belgrade
    Ideggyogy Sz 66:263-8. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to test of the vasodilating effect of vinpocetine in patients with cerebral small vessel disease (SVD) by measuring cerebral VMR...
  57. doi Etiology, clinical features and outcome of epilepsia partialis continua in cohort of 51 children
    Ruzica Kravljanac
    Institute for Mother and Child Healthcare of Serbia, Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia
    Epilepsy Res 104:112-7. 2013
    ..The duration of EPC was prolonged, most frequently involving the right upper limb. The outcome of EPC in children was unfavorable...
  58. ncbi [Mortality from endometrial cancer in female population of Belgrade]
    Vesna Pantovic
    Medicinski fakultet, Institut za zastitu zdravlja, Beograd
    Vojnosanit Pregl 61:267-72. 2004
    ..14/100,000 population in females aged up to 34 years (y=0.30-0.01x), and reached the highest value in females aged 65-74 years (14.57/100,000; y=23.43-0.66x), and 75 years of age and over (19.62/100,000; y=31.17-0.85x)...
  59. ncbi Evaluation of the quality of life in patients with segmental dystonia
    Natasa Basurović
    Special Hospital for Prevention and Treatment of Cerebrovascular Diseases Sveti Sava, Belgrade, Serbia
    Vojnosanit Pregl 69:759-64. 2012
    ..The aim of the study was to define the basic demographic and clinical characteristics of patients with segmental dystonia and to estimate their quality of life...
  60. ncbi Decreased frequency of the tumor necrosis factor alpha -308 allele in Serbian patients with multiple sclerosis
    Jelena Drulovic
    Institute of Neurology, School of Medicine, University of Belgrade, UK
    Eur Neurol 50:25-9. 2003
    ..The result suggests that in the Serbian population polymorphism at position -308 of TNFalpha or at an adjacent locus might have a role in MS susceptibility...
  61. doi Enhanced GSTP1 expression in transitional cell carcinoma of urinary bladder is associated with altered apoptotic pathways
    Marija Pljesa-Ercegovac
    Institute of Medical and Clinical Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia
    Urol Oncol 29:70-7. 2011
    ..We aimed to establish whether relationship between GSTP1 expression and executive (pro-caspase 3, cleaved caspase 3) and regulatory (Bcl-2) apoptotic pathways in TCC exists...
  62. ncbi Childhood tuberculosis in Serbia
    Zorana Gledovic
    Institute of Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 25:269-70. 2006
    ..Eleven children died. The average annual mortality rate was 0.10/100,000 (95% confidence interval, 0.01-0.56). The mortality rates for both boys and girls were higher in the age group 0-4 years than in older age group...
  63. ncbi The diagnosis of dementia is unspecified--report of a pilot survey of dementia in belgrade
    Elka Stefanova
    Institute of Neurology, School of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia
    Gerontology 50:260-1. 2004
  64. doi Factors associated with health-related quality of life among Belgrade University students
    Tatjana Pekmezovic
    Institute of Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Visegradska 26A, 11000 Belgrade, Serbia
    Qual Life Res 20:391-7. 2011
    ..The aims of the study were to evaluate health-related quality of life (HRQoL) among students of University of Belgrade (Serbia) and to identify factors that might have associated with their HRQoL including relationship with depression...
  65. ncbi The pattern of lung cancer mortality in Montenegro
    Z Gledovic
    Institute of Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Visegradska 26A, Belgrade 11000, Serbia, Yugoslavia
    Eur J Cancer Prev 12:373-6. 2003
    ..427, P=0.037). Smoking trends up to the 1990s in Montenegro, indicate that one can expect lung cancer mortality rates to continue to increase in males but even more so in females...
  66. ncbi [Epidemiological characteristics of hip fractures in Belgrade from 1990 to 2000]
    Aleksandar Lesic
    Institute of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology, Clinical Centre of Serbia, Belgrade
    Srp Arh Celok Lek 133:146-51. 2005
    ..Fall on the flat ground resulted in 70.3% of hip fractures among persons aged 50 years or older, and traffic accidents were recorded as the major cause in 59.7% of patients under 50 years of age...
  67. doi Cerebrospinal fluid and serum uric acid levels in patients with multiple sclerosis
    Irena Dujmovic
    Institute of Neurology, Clinical Center of Serbia, Belgrade, Serbia
    Clin Chem Lab Med 47:848-53. 2009
    ..Peroxynitrite was hypothesized to be involved in the pathogenesis of multiple sclerosis (MS) through its various neurotoxic effects. Uric acid (UA) was shown to be a strong peroxynitrite scavenger...
  68. doi Outcome of status epilepticus in children treated in the intensive care unit: a study of 302 cases
    Ruzica Kravljanac
    Institute for Mother and Child Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia
    Epilepsia 52:358-63. 2011
    ..The aim of the study was to evaluate the outcome of status epilepticus (SE) in children and to define predictors for morbidity, mortality, and SE recurrence...
  69. ncbi Is there a difference in risk factors for single and multiple symptomatic lesions in small vessel disease? What is the difference between one and plenty--experience from 201 Serbian patients
    Aleksandra M Pavlovic
    Institute of Neurology, Clinical Center of Serbia, Dr Subotica 6, 11000 Belgrade, Serbia
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 108:358-62. 2006
    ..The aim of our study was to determine whether different SVD types, single lacunar infarction (LI) and multiple LI (MLI) with or without white matter lesions (WML), have different RF profiles...
  70. ncbi Botulinum toxin in the treatment of sialorrhea
    Marina Svetel
    Clinical Centre of Serbia, Institute of Neurology, Belgrade, Serbia
    Vojnosanit Pregl 66:9-12. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate effects of BTX-A injections in the treatment of disabling sialorrhea in various neurological disorders...
  71. ncbi Quality of life in patients with multiple sclerosis in Serbia
    J Drulovic
    Institute of Neurology, Clinical Centre of Serbia, Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro
    Acta Neurol Scand 115:147-52. 2007
    ..The aim of this investigation was to evaluate factors that might influence the health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in multiple sclerosis (MS) patients in Serbia...
  72. doi Determinants of preventive health behavior in relation to cervical cancer screening among the female population of Belgrade
    Bojana Matejic
    Institute of Social Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia
    Health Educ Res 26:201-11. 2011
    ....
  73. doi The impact of sexual dysfunction on the quality of life measured by MSQoL-54 in patients with multiple sclerosis
    D K Tepavcevic
    Institute of Epidemiology, School of Medicine, Belgrade, Serbia
    Mult Scler 14:1131-6. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to estimate the frequency, type, and intensity of SD in our patients with MS and to investigate its influence on all the domains of quality of life...
  74. doi Long-term outcome in Serbian patients with Wilson disease
    M Svetel
    Institute of Neurology, School of Medicine, Belgrade, Serbia
    Eur J Neurol 16:852-7. 2009
    ..To investigate survival rates, prognostic factors, and causes of death in Wilson disease (WD)...
  75. ncbi Dietary factors and multiple myeloma. Case-control study in Belgrade
    T Pekmezovic
    Institute of Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Yugoslavia
    IARC Sci Publ 156:231-2. 2002
  76. doi Self-rated physical health predicts change in disability in multiple sclerosis
    J Drulovic
    Institute of Neurology, Clinical Centre of Serbia, Belgrade, Serbia
    Mult Scler 14:999-1002. 2008
    ....
  77. ncbi Epidemiology of hip fractures in Belgrade, Serbia Montenegro, 1990-2000
    A Lesic
    Institute for Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology, Belgrade School of Medicine, Clinical Centre of Serbia, Belgrade, Serbia Montenegro
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 127:179-83. 2007
    ..This study retrospectively determined the incidence rates of hip fractures in Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro, during the period 1990-2000...
  78. ncbi Survival and mortality of myotonic dystrophy type 1 (Steinert's disease) in the population of Belgrade
    J Mladenovic
    Clinic for Neurology and Psychiatry for Children and Adolescents, Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro
    Eur J Neurol 13:451-4. 2006
    ..023). The cumulative probability of 15-year survival for DM1 patients in Belgrade was 49+/-5% (48+/-2% for males and 50+/-7% for females). Younger age at onset was a significant unfavorable prognostic factor (hazard ratio=4.2; P=0.012)...
  79. ncbi Medication overuse headache: clinical features predicting treatment outcome at 1-year follow-up
    J Zidverc-Trajkovic
    Headache Centre, Institute of Neurology, Clinical Centre of Serbia, Belgrade, Serbia
    Cephalalgia 27:1219-25. 2007
    ..Multivariate analysis determined the frequency of primary headache disorder, ergotamine overuse and disability of chronic headache estimated by MIDAS as independent predictors of treatment efficacy at 1-year follow-up...