Radovan Hojs

Summary

Affiliation: Maribor Teaching Hospital
Country: Slovenia

Publications

  1. pmc PKD1 and PKD2 mutations in Slovenian families with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease
    Katja Vouk
    Medical Centre for Molecular Biology, Institute of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, Vrazov trg 2, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    BMC Med Genet 7:6. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Homocysteine and vascular access thrombosis in hemodialysis patients
    Radovan Hojs
    Department of Nephrology, Teaching Hospital Maribor, Slovenia
    Ren Fail 24:215-22. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Cardiac troponin T in patients with kidney disease
    Radovan Hojs
    Clinical Department of Internal Medicine, Department of Nephrology, Teaching Hospital Maribor, Maribor, Slovenia
    Ther Apher Dial 9:205-7. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Cardiac troponin T (cTnT) in hemodialysis patients with asymptomatic and symptomatic atherosclerosis
    Radovan Hojs
    Clinical Department of Internal Medicine and Department of Nephrology, University Hospital Maribor, Maribor, Slovenia
    Arch Med Res 36:367-71. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Serum cystatin C as an endogenous marker of renal function in the elderly
    R Hojs
    Clinical Department of Internal Medicine, Department of Nephrology, Teaching Hospital Maribor, Maribor, Slovenia
    Int J Clin Pharmacol Res 24:49-54. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Kidney biopsy and power Doppler imaging
    R Hojs
    Clinical Department of Internal Medicine, Department of Nephrology, Teaching Hospital Maribor, Maribor, Slovenia
    Clin Nephrol 62:351-4. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Atherosclerosis in patients with end-stage renal failure prior to initiation of hemodialysis
    Radovan Hojs
    Clinical Department of Internal Medicine, Teaching Hospital Maribor, Maribor, Slovenia
    Ren Fail 25:247-54. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Serum cystatin C as an endogenous marker of renal function in patients with mild to moderate impairment of kidney function
    Radovan Hojs
    Department of Nephrology, Clinical Department of Internal Medicine, Teaching Hospital Maribor, Maribor, Slovenia
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 21:1855-62. 2006
  9. doi request reprint Ankle-brachial index and cardiovascular mortality in nondiabetic hemodialysis patients
    Sebastjan Bevc
    Clinic of Internal Medicine, Department of Nephrology, University Clinical Center Maribor, Maribor, Slovenia
    Ther Apher Dial 17:373-7. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Serum cystatin C as an endogenous marker of renal function in patients with chronic kidney disease
    Radovan Hojs
    Clinic for Internal Medicine, Department of Nephrology, University Medical Center Maribor, Maribor, Slovenia
    Ren Fail 30:181-6. 2008

Collaborators

  • Sebastjan Bevc
  • Robert Ekart
  • Benjamin Dvorsak
  • Ales Ambrozic
  • Breda Pecovnik-Balon
  • Matjaz Horvat
  • Tanja Hojs Fabjan
  • Meta Penko
  • Breda Pecovnik Balon
  • Nina Hojs
  • Tanja Hojs-Fabjan
  • Katja Vouk
  • Artur Pahor
  • Vojko Kanic
  • Bostjan Leskovar
  • Anton Kenig
  • Anton Adamlje
  • Petra Hudler
  • Blaz Rozman
  • Jitka Stekrova
  • Iztok Holc
  • Radovan Komel
  • Joze Balazic
  • Simona Jereb
  • Tanja Kveder
  • Reina Dovc
  • Guido Haarpaintner
  • Antun Skoflic
  • Matjaz Bidovec
  • Jana Reiterova
  • Irena Zupanic-Pajnic
  • Lana Strmecki
  • Sasa Cucnik
  • Ludvig Puklavec

Detail Information

Publications36

  1. pmc PKD1 and PKD2 mutations in Slovenian families with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease
    Katja Vouk
    Medical Centre for Molecular Biology, Institute of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, Vrazov trg 2, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    BMC Med Genet 7:6. 2006
    ..Prior to performing mutation screening, if DNA samples of sufficient number of family members are available, it is worthwhile to assign the gene involved in disease progression by the genetic linkage analysis...
  2. ncbi request reprint Homocysteine and vascular access thrombosis in hemodialysis patients
    Radovan Hojs
    Department of Nephrology, Teaching Hospital Maribor, Slovenia
    Ren Fail 24:215-22. 2002
    ..Hyperhomocystinemia is common in hemodialysis patients and is associated with venous and arterial thrombosis in patients without end-stage renal disease...
  3. ncbi request reprint Cardiac troponin T in patients with kidney disease
    Radovan Hojs
    Clinical Department of Internal Medicine, Department of Nephrology, Teaching Hospital Maribor, Maribor, Slovenia
    Ther Apher Dial 9:205-7. 2005
    ..The significance of cTnT in patients with different degrees of renal failure and different treatment modalities is presented in this review...
  4. ncbi request reprint Cardiac troponin T (cTnT) in hemodialysis patients with asymptomatic and symptomatic atherosclerosis
    Radovan Hojs
    Clinical Department of Internal Medicine and Department of Nephrology, University Hospital Maribor, Maribor, Slovenia
    Arch Med Res 36:367-71. 2005
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Serum cystatin C as an endogenous marker of renal function in the elderly
    R Hojs
    Clinical Department of Internal Medicine, Department of Nephrology, Teaching Hospital Maribor, Maribor, Slovenia
    Int J Clin Pharmacol Res 24:49-54. 2004
    ..003) and calculated creatinine clearance (p < 0.003). Our results indicate that serum cystatin C is a more reliable marker of GFR in the elderly than serum creatinine or creatinine clearance...
  6. ncbi request reprint Kidney biopsy and power Doppler imaging
    R Hojs
    Clinical Department of Internal Medicine, Department of Nephrology, Teaching Hospital Maribor, Maribor, Slovenia
    Clin Nephrol 62:351-4. 2004
    ..This allows detection of a larger range of Doppler shifts and thus better visualization of small vessels, but at the expense of directional and velocity information...
  7. ncbi request reprint Atherosclerosis in patients with end-stage renal failure prior to initiation of hemodialysis
    Radovan Hojs
    Clinical Department of Internal Medicine, Teaching Hospital Maribor, Maribor, Slovenia
    Ren Fail 25:247-54. 2003
    ..4 years; mean duration of HD treatment 66.6 months) with that in 28 age-sex matched patients prior to initiation of hemodialysis. We also investigated possible differences in atherosclerotic risk factors in both groups...
  8. ncbi request reprint Serum cystatin C as an endogenous marker of renal function in patients with mild to moderate impairment of kidney function
    Radovan Hojs
    Department of Nephrology, Clinical Department of Internal Medicine, Teaching Hospital Maribor, Maribor, Slovenia
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 21:1855-62. 2006
    ..Recently, serum cystatin C was proposed as a new endogenous marker of GFR and in our study its diagnostic accuracy was compared with that of other markers of GFR...
  9. doi request reprint Ankle-brachial index and cardiovascular mortality in nondiabetic hemodialysis patients
    Sebastjan Bevc
    Clinic of Internal Medicine, Department of Nephrology, University Clinical Center Maribor, Maribor, Slovenia
    Ther Apher Dial 17:373-7. 2013
    ..The results indicate a U-shaped association between the ABI and CV mortality in nondiabetic HD patients and showed that low and high ABI were directly associated with higher mortality of our patients. ..
  10. doi request reprint Serum cystatin C as an endogenous marker of renal function in patients with chronic kidney disease
    Radovan Hojs
    Clinic for Internal Medicine, Department of Nephrology, University Medical Center Maribor, Maribor, Slovenia
    Ren Fail 30:181-6. 2008
    ..73 m(2). Analysis of correlations and diagnostic accuracy (receiver operating characteristic curves) of different GFR markers indicate that serum cystatin C is a more reliable marker of GFR in patients with CKD than serum creatinine...
  11. doi request reprint Simple cystatin C formula compared to serum creatinine-based formulas for estimation of glomerular filtration rate in patients with mildly to moderately impaired kidney function
    Sebastjan Bevc
    Department of Nephrology, Clinic of Internal Medicine, Maribor, Slovenia sebastjanbevc yahoo com
    Kidney Blood Press Res 35:649-54. 2012
    ..The aim of our study was to compare serum creatinine (SCr)-based and SCC-based equations against (51)Cr-EDTA clearance in patients with mildly to moderately impaired kidney function...
  12. doi request reprint Simple cystatin C formula compared to sophisticated CKD-EPI formulas for estimation of glomerular filtration rate in the elderly
    Sebastjan Bevc
    Department of Nephrology, University Medical Center Maribor, Maribor, Slovenia
    Ther Apher Dial 15:261-8. 2011
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  13. pmc Simple cystatin C formula for estimation of glomerular filtration rate in overweight patients with diabetes mellitus type 2 and chronic kidney disease
    Sebastjan Bevc
    Department of Nephrology, Clinic of Internal Medicine, University Medical Center Maribor, 2000 Maribor, Slovenia
    Exp Diabetes Res 2012:179849. 2012
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  14. doi request reprint Blood pressure measurements and left ventricular mass index in hemodialysis patients
    Robert Ekart
    Departments of Dialysis Cardiology Nephrology, Clinic for Internal Medicine, University Medical Centre Maribor, Ljubljanska 5, Maribor, Slovenia
    Artif Organs 36:517-24. 2012
    ..05) and mean 48-h diastolic BP (P < 0.05). Only longer BP measurements (average 1-month post-HD and 48-h ABPM) were associated with LVMI in HD patients...
  15. doi request reprint Asymptomatic atherosclerosis and hypertension in nondiabetic patients with chronic kidney disease
    Robert Ekart
    Clinical Departments of Internal Medicine, Department of Nephrology, Teaching Hospital Maribor, Maribor, Slovenia
    Artif Organs 32:220-5. 2008
    ..001) was found. Nondiabetic patients with CKD showed advanced atherosclerosis and IMT, plaque occurrence, and number increased directly with the level of renal dysfunction. Another important risk factor was hypertension...
  16. doi request reprint Ascorbic Acid for the prevention of contrast-induced nephropathy after coronary angiography in patients with chronic renal impairment: a randomized controlled trial
    Benjamin Dvorsak
    Clinic of Internal Medicine, Department of Nephrology, University Clinical Center Maribor, Maribor, Slovenia
    Ther Apher Dial 17:384-90. 2013
    ..Ascorbic acid may still have some protective role in CIN reflected in lower incidence of worsening of renal function in the treated group. ..
  17. ncbi request reprint Predictive value of carotid intima media thickness in hemodialysis patients
    Robert Ekart
    Clinical Department of Internal Medicine, Department of Nephrology, Teaching Hospital Maribor, Maribor, Slovenia
    Artif Organs 29:615-9. 2005
    ..0006). IMT turned out to be an independent predictor of cardiovascular death (P < 0.025). According to our results IMT may be usefully applied for cardiovascular mortality risk stratification in nondiabetic hemodialysis patients...
  18. doi request reprint Paricalcitol reduces proteinuria in non-dialysis chronic kidney disease patients
    Nina Hojs
    Department of Nephrology, Clinic for Internal Medicine, University Clinical Centre Maribor, Maribor, Slovenia
    Ther Apher Dial 17:368-72. 2013
    ..Treatment with 1 μg paricalcitol daily according to clinical practice in non-dialysis CKD patients with secondary hyperparathyroidism and proteinuria significantly reduces 24hUA and 24hUQP without significant change in 24hABP. ..
  19. doi request reprint Forty-eight-hour ambulatory blood pressure and carotid-femoral pulse wave velocity in hemodialysis patients
    Robert Ekart
    Department of Dialysis, University Medical Centre Maribor, Maribor, Slovenia
    Ther Apher Dial 15:273-7. 2011
    ..005) still remain significantly associated with cfPWV. Only 48-hour ABPM was associated with cfPWV in HD patients in our study. We found no relationship between cfPWV and other cardiovascular risk factors...
  20. doi request reprint Serum cystatin C-based formulas for prediction of glomerular filtration rate in patients with chronic kidney disease
    Radovan Hojs
    Department of Nephrology, Clinic of Internal Medicine, University Medical Center Maribor, Maribor, Slovenia
    Nephron Clin Pract 114:c118-26. 2010
    ..The present study, involving a large group of patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD), compares different serum cystatin C-based equations for prediction of the glomerular filtration rate (GFR)...
  21. doi request reprint Chronic kidney disease progression to end stage renal disease: a single center experience of the role of the underlying kidney disease
    Robert Ekart
    Department of Dialysis, Clinic for Internal Medicine, University Medical Centre Maribor, Maribor, Slovenia
    Ther Apher Dial 17:363-7. 2013
    ..026). In comparison with patients with other underlying causes of CKD, patients with APKD and IgAN had a statistically significant slower progression rate of CKD to ESRD. ..
  22. doi request reprint Prognostic value of 48-hour ambulatory blood pressure measurement and cardiovascular mortality in hemodialysis patients
    Robert Ekart
    Department of Dialysis, Clinic for Internal Medicine, University Medical Centre Maribor, Maribor, Slovenia
    Kidney Blood Press Res 35:326-31. 2012
    ....
  23. doi request reprint Atherosclerosis in hemodialysis patients--the role of microinflammation
    Sebastjan Bevc
    Clinic for Internal Medicine, Department of Dialysis, University Medical Center Maribor, Maribor, Slovenia
    Ren Fail 30:1012-6. 2008
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Non-insertion-related complications of central venous catheterization--temporary vascular access for hemodialysis
    Sebastjan Bevc
    Clin Dept of Internal Medicine, Dept of Dialysis, Teaching Hospital Maribor, Slovenia
    Ren Fail 29:91-5. 2007
    ..The most frequently isolated pathogenic bacteria at the tips of the catheters were coagulase-negative staphylococci highly sensitive to vancomycin and gentamicin...
  25. doi request reprint A prospective study about impact of renal dysfunction and morbidity and mortality on cardiovascular events after ischemic stroke
    Meta Penko
    Department of Cardiology, Clinic for Inter nal Medicine, University Medical Center, Maribor, Slovenia
    Cardiol J 21:163-9. 2014
    ..The aim of our prospective study was to define the impact of renal dysfunction on future cardiovascular events and total mortality in 390 patients suffering from ischemic stroke...
  26. ncbi request reprint Biomarkers in hemodialysis patients
    Radovan Hojs
    Department of Nephrology, Clinic of Internal Medicine, University Medical Centre, Maribor, Slovenia
    Adv Clin Chem 57:29-56. 2012
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  27. ncbi request reprint [Sterile peritonitis after administration of icodextrin]
    Robert Ekart
    Odjel za nefrologiju, Klinicki odjel za internu medicinu, Opća bolnica Maribor, Maribor, Slovenija Robert
    Acta Med Croatica 56:185-7. 2002
    ..It improves ultrafiltration and decreases glucose absorption. Among side effects of icodextrin, skin reactions and sterile peritonitis have been described. The authors present two cases of sterile peritonitis after icodextrin...
  28. ncbi request reprint Polyneuropathy in hemodialysis patients: the most sensitive electrophysiological parameters and dialysis adequacy
    Tanja Hojs-Fabjan
    Department of Neurology, Maribor Teaching Hospital, Ljubljanska ulica 5, 2000 Maribor, Slovenia
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 118:29-34. 2006
    ....
  29. pmc Gangrenous appendicitis presenting as acute abdominal pain in a patient on automated peritoneal dialysis: a case report
    Robert Ekart
    Department of Dialysis Clinic for Internal Medicine, University Medical Centre Maribor, Ljubljanska 5, Maribor, SI 2000, Slovenia
    J Med Case Rep 6:309. 2012
    ..abstract:..
  30. doi request reprint Cystatin C, creatinine, estimated glomerular filtration, and long-term mortality in stroke patients
    Tanja Hojs Fabjan
    Dept of Neurology, University Clinical Centre Maribor, Maribor, Slovenia
    Ren Fail 36:81-6. 2014
    ..In summary, serum cystatin C was independently and better associated with the risk of long-term mortality in patients suffering from ischemic stroke than were creatinine and estimated GFR using both CKD-EPI equations...
  31. doi request reprint Mortality of patients with renal dysfunction after percutaneous coronary intervention
    Sebastjan Bevc
    Clinic for Internal Medicine, Department of Nephrology, University Medical Center, Maribor, Slovenia
    Angiology 61:24-30. 2010
    ..To determine the impact of stages of renal dysfunction on mortality after percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) in patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS)...
  32. doi request reprint Stroke and renal dysfunction
    Tanja Hojs Fabjan
    Dept of Neurology, University Clinical Centre Maribor, Maribor, Slovenia University of Maribor, Faculty of Medicine, Maribor, Slovenia
    Eur J Intern Med 25:18-24. 2014
    ..Furthermore, in patients suffering from stroke renal dysfunction is associated with short and long term mortality. The most effective treatment of stroke in patients with CKD is not known and further studies are needed. ..
  33. ncbi request reprint Antiphospholipid antibodies as a possible risk factor for atherosclerosis in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Artur Pahor
    Teaching Hospital, Maribor, Slovenia
    Immunobiology 211:689-94. 2006
    ..Elevated levels of phosphatidylserine-dependent antiprothrombin antibodies did not contribute significantly to the general prevalence of antiphospholipid antibodies...
  34. ncbi request reprint Acquired cystic kidney disease and arterial hypertension in hemodialysis patients
    Robert Ekart
    Department of Internal Medicine, Maribor Teaching Hospital, Ljubljanska ulica 5, 2000 Maribor, Slovenia
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 118:17-22. 2006
    ..Acquired cystic kidney disease (ACKD) and arterial hypertension (AH) are both frequent complications in hemodialysis (HD) patients. Until now, AH has not been described as a complication of ACKD...
  35. ncbi request reprint [Comparison of the intact PTH test with the total PTH test in hemodialyzed patients]
    Breda Pecovnik Balon
    Odjel za nefrologiju, Klinika za internu medicinu, Opća bolnica Maribor, Maribor, Slovenija
    Acta Med Croatica 57:69-70. 2003
    ..8 +/- 0.2 mukat/l. It is known that patients with adynamic bone disease have intact PTH below 200 pg/ml, and our next step will be to evaluate with bone biopsy whether patients with CAP/CIP ratio actually have adynamic bone disease...
  36. ncbi request reprint Atherosclerosis in hemodialysis patients: traditional and nontraditional risk factors
    Sebastijan Bevc
    Clin Dept of Internal Medicine, Dept of Nephrology, Maribor Teaching Hospital, Ljubljanska 5, 2000 Maribor, Slovenia
    Acta Dermatovenerol Alp Panonica Adriat 15:151-7. 2006
    ....