B Luzar

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Affiliation: University of Ljubljana
Country: Slovenia

Publications

  1. doi request reprint A 47-year-old woman patient with refractory migratory erythema
    B Luzar
    Institute of Pathology, Medical Faculty University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Clin Exp Dermatol 33:533-5. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Telomerase reactivation is an early event in laryngeal carcinogenesis
    Bostjan Luzar
    Institute of Pathology, Medical Faculty, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Mod Pathol 16:841-8. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Human telomerase catalytic subunit gene re-expression is an early event in oral carcinogenesis
    B Luzar
    Institute of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Histopathology 45:13-9. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Telomerase catalytic subunit in laryngeal carcinogenesis--an immunohistochemical study
    Bostjan Luzar
    Institute of Pathology, Medical Faculty University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Mod Pathol 18:406-11. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Acute fatty liver of pregnancy -- an underlying condition for herpes simplex type 2 fulminant hepatitis necessitating liver transplantation
    B Luzar
    Institute of Pathology, Medical Faculty, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Z Gastroenterol 43:451-4. 2005
  6. pmc Expression of human telomerase catalytic protein in gallbladder carcinogenesis
    B Luzar
    Institute of Pathology, Medical Faculty, University of Ljubljana, Korytkova 2, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    J Clin Pathol 58:820-5. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Telomerase catalytic subunit gene expression does not influence survival of patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the larynx and hypopharynx: a case-control study
    Bostjan Luzar
    Institute of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    J Laryngol Otol 119:917-21. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Hemosiderotic fibrohistiocytic lipomatous lesion: early pleomorphic hyalinizing angiectatic tumor?
    Bostjan Luzar
    Institute of Pathology, Medical Faculty University of Ljubljana, Korytkova, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Pathol Int 56:283-6. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Human papillomavirus infection and expression of p53 and c-erbB-2 protein in laryngeal papillomas
    B Luzar
    Institute of Pathology, Medical Faculty, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Acta Otolaryngol Suppl 527:120-4. 1997
  10. ncbi request reprint Langerhans cells in human papillomaviruses types 6/11 associated laryngeal papillomas
    D Ferluga
    Institute of Pathology, Medical Faculty, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Acta Otolaryngol Suppl 527:87-91. 1997

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Publications36

  1. doi request reprint A 47-year-old woman patient with refractory migratory erythema
    B Luzar
    Institute of Pathology, Medical Faculty University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Clin Exp Dermatol 33:533-5. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Telomerase reactivation is an early event in laryngeal carcinogenesis
    Bostjan Luzar
    Institute of Pathology, Medical Faculty, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Mod Pathol 16:841-8. 2003
    ..Nevertheless, other genetic abnormalities appear to be necessary for progression of these epithelial abnormalities toward invasive laryngeal squamous cell carcinoma...
  3. ncbi request reprint Human telomerase catalytic subunit gene re-expression is an early event in oral carcinogenesis
    B Luzar
    Institute of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Histopathology 45:13-9. 2004
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Telomerase catalytic subunit in laryngeal carcinogenesis--an immunohistochemical study
    Bostjan Luzar
    Institute of Pathology, Medical Faculty University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Mod Pathol 18:406-11. 2005
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Acute fatty liver of pregnancy -- an underlying condition for herpes simplex type 2 fulminant hepatitis necessitating liver transplantation
    B Luzar
    Institute of Pathology, Medical Faculty, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Z Gastroenterol 43:451-4. 2005
    ..We believe that early histopathological diagnosis, followed by specific antiviral treatment and liver transplantation in selected patients may improve the clinical outcome of otherwise almost uniformly fatal HSV hepatitis...
  6. pmc Expression of human telomerase catalytic protein in gallbladder carcinogenesis
    B Luzar
    Institute of Pathology, Medical Faculty, University of Ljubljana, Korytkova 2, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    J Clin Pathol 58:820-5. 2005
    ..Telomerase catalytic subunit (hTERT) gene re-expression is a rate limiting step for the activity of telomerase, a key enzyme implicated in cellular immortalisation and transformation...
  7. ncbi request reprint Telomerase catalytic subunit gene expression does not influence survival of patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the larynx and hypopharynx: a case-control study
    Bostjan Luzar
    Institute of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    J Laryngol Otol 119:917-21. 2005
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Hemosiderotic fibrohistiocytic lipomatous lesion: early pleomorphic hyalinizing angiectatic tumor?
    Bostjan Luzar
    Institute of Pathology, Medical Faculty University of Ljubljana, Korytkova, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Pathol Int 56:283-6. 2006
    ..Until more data become available on the biological potential of HFLL/early PHAT, radical surgical excision and follow up of the patient remains the best treatment option...
  9. ncbi request reprint Human papillomavirus infection and expression of p53 and c-erbB-2 protein in laryngeal papillomas
    B Luzar
    Institute of Pathology, Medical Faculty, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Acta Otolaryngol Suppl 527:120-4. 1997
    ..This may represent either an alteration in the processing stability of the c-erbB-2 mRNA, gene amplification, or even an artefact...
  10. ncbi request reprint Langerhans cells in human papillomaviruses types 6/11 associated laryngeal papillomas
    D Ferluga
    Institute of Pathology, Medical Faculty, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Acta Otolaryngol Suppl 527:87-91. 1997
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Quantitative measurement of telomerase catalytic subunit (hTERT) mRNA in laryngeal squamous cell carcinomas
    B Luzar
    Institute of Pathology, Medical Faculty University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Anticancer Res 21:4011-5. 2001
    ..However, the greater quantity of h TERT mRNA in LSCCs is the result of telomerase reactivation in the process of laryngeal carcinogenesis...
  12. ncbi request reprint Correlation of histomorphological criteria used in different classifications of epithelial hyperplastic lesions of the larynx
    A Vodovnik
    Institute of Pathology, Medical Faculty, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Acta Otolaryngol Suppl 527:116-9. 1997
    ..005), dyskeratosis (p = 0.008), and stromal infiltration (p = 0.015). These results confirm our view that atypical hyperplasia and carcinoma in situ are 2 consecutive but different entities in the process of carcinonogenesis...
  13. ncbi request reprint Langerhans and other immunocompetent cells in vocal cord epithelial hyperplastic lesions of patients with chronic laryngitis
    D Ferluga
    Institute of Pathology, Medical Faculty, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Acta Otolaryngol Suppl 527:82-6. 1997
    ..05. Our study suggests the involvement of immune mechanisms, particularly cell mediated, during laryngeal carcinogenesis and the possibility that the assessment of Langerhans cell density might be of prognostic significance...
  14. ncbi request reprint Laryngeal granuloma: characteristics of the covering epithelium
    B Luzar
    Institute of Pathology, Medical Faculty, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
    J Laryngol Otol 114:264-7. 2000
    ..By clearly discerning the benign nature of epithelial changes in laryngeal granulomas, the recently re-evaluated and further formulated Ljubljana classification may also influence the clinical handling of patients...
  15. ncbi request reprint The interpretation of leukoplakia in laryngeal pathology
    I Frangez
    Institute of Pathology, Medical Faculty, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Acta Otolaryngol Suppl 527:142-4. 1997
    ..For this very reason, keratinization of the epithelial surface was not included among significant parameters used for the grading of epithelial changes into the particular group according to Kambic-Lenart classification...
  16. ncbi request reprint Human papillomavirus DNA in oral squamous cell carcinomas and normal oral mucosa
    A A Kansky
    Department of Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery, University Medical Center, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Acta Virol 47:11-6. 2003
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Treatment of chronic hepatitis C: our experience
    V Brinovec
    Medical Centre Ljubljana, Department of Infectious Diseases, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Hepatogastroenterology 51:494-9. 2004
    ..While an optimal treatment of chronic hepatitis C has not yet been established, it has been demonstrated that the interferon alpha/ribavirin combination is more effective than interferon alpha monotherapy...
  18. doi request reprint Current review on squamous intraepithelial lesions of the larynx
    Nina Gale
    Institute of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Histopathology 54:639-56. 2009
    ..Despite extensive research into these genetic changes in laryngeal carcinogenesis, reliable genetic markers with diagnostic and prognostic value are still lacking...
  19. doi request reprint Expression of cyclooxygenase-2, glucose transporter-1 and angiogenesis in gallbladder carcinomas and their impact on prognosis
    Mateja Legan
    Institute of Histology and Embryology, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Scand J Gastroenterol 44:1101-8. 2009
    ..To investigate the angiogenic and prognostic role of cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) in gallbladder carcinomas. We assume COX-2 overexpression, neoangiogenesis and glucose transporter-1 (GLUT-1) to be involved in disease progression...
  20. ncbi request reprint Inflammation can be present in infantile congenital cystic adenomatoid malformation of the lung
    Bostjan Luzar
    Institute of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Korytkova 2, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Adv Clin Path 6:101-4. 2002
    ..In conclusion, our case clearly demonstrates that CCAM may even in infantile period become inflamed, manifesting itself with different clinical symptoms and signs, such as respiratory distress or recurrent pneumonia...
  21. ncbi request reprint Follicular lymphoma of the gallbladder and extrahepatic bile ducts
    Dusan Ferluga
    Institute of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine University of Ljubljana, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Virchows Arch 442:136-40. 2003
    ..A postoperative follow-up of more than 3 years has been completely uneventful without any symptoms or signs of disease recurrence...
  22. ncbi request reprint Does end-stage kidney failure influence hepatitis C progression in hemodialysis patients?
    Bostjan Luzar
    Institute of Pathology, Medical Faculty University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Hepatogastroenterology 50:157-60. 2003
    ..The influence of end-stage kidney failure on the progression of liver disease in patients infected with hepatitis C virus and treated with hemodialysis is still controversial...
  23. ncbi request reprint Bronchopulmonary changes after laryngeal cancer treatment--differentiation between metastatic laryngeal and second primary cancer
    T Rott
    Institute of Pathology, Medical Faculty, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Acta Otolaryngol Suppl 527:167-9. 1997
    ..Ten patients presented with metastases from laryngeal cancer. The possibilities to differentiate metastatic laryngeal and second primary carcinoma are discussed...
  24. pmc Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumour of paranasal sinuses with fatal outcome: reactive lesion or tumour?
    N Gale
    Institute of Pathology, Medical Faculty, University of Ljubljana, Korytkova 2, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    J Clin Pathol 56:715-7. 2003
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Proliferative and apoptotic activity in hepatocellular carcinoma and surrounding non-neoplastic liver tissue
    J Pizem
    Institute of Histology and Embryology University of Ljubljana, Medical Faculty, Slovenia
    Pflugers Arch 442:R174-6. 2001
    ..In the regulation of the apoptotic process in HCC, Bcl-2 could be important...
  26. ncbi request reprint An uncommon case of chronic leg ulcers in an 80-year-old woman
    N Stopajnik
    Department of Dermatovenerology, University Medical Centre Ljubljana, Zaloska 2, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Acta Dermatovenerol Alp Panonica Adriat 19:17-20. 2010
    ..Usually it presents as erythematous or bluish-red nodules or tumors, but ulcerations are not uncommon. When faced with unusual and non-healing ulcers, the physician should also have in mind rarer but more lethal causes...
  27. ncbi request reprint Role of lipids in the progression of renal disease in systemic lupus erythematosus patients
    B Luzar
    Institute of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 112:716-21. 2000
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Widespread vesiculobullous eruption in a 16-year-old male
    J Pizem
    Institute of Pathology, Medical Faculty, University of Ljubljana, Korytkova 2, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Acta Dermatovenerol Alp Panonica Adriat 19:19-22. 2010
    ..A combination of clinical, histological, and immunofluorescence findings are necessary to establish a diagnosis of BSLE. We present a case of BSLE to illustrate and emphasize the need for an integrative diagnostic approach...
  29. ncbi request reprint Cyclooxygenase-2 expression determines neo-angiogenesis in gallbladder carcinomas
    Mateja Legan
    Institute of Histology and Embryology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Korytkova 2, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Bosn J Basic Med Sci 6:58-63. 2006
    ..Our data show that the MVD corresponds to the COX-2 overexpression in gallbladder carcinomas. Augmented tumor neovascularization induced by COX-2 might be responsible for the poor prognosis in gallbladder carcinoma patients...
  30. ncbi request reprint Human papillomaviruses (HPV) in tissue specimens of oral squamous cell papillomas and normal oral mucosa
    Andrej A Kansky
    Department of Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery, University Medical Center, Zaloska 2, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Anticancer Res 26:3197-201. 2006
    ..The etiology of oral squamous cell papillomas (OSCP) is still unresolved...
  31. ncbi request reprint Expression of cyclooxygenase-2 is associated with p53 accumulation in premalignant and malignant gallbladder lesions
    Mateja Legan
    Institute for Histology and Embryology, Medical Faculty University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
    World J Gastroenterol 12:3425-9. 2006
    ..To examine the relationship between cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) overexpression and p53 accumulation in gallbladder carcinoma and its precursor lesions...
  32. doi request reprint Morphological and immunohistochemical characteristics of atypical fibroxanthoma with a special emphasis on potential diagnostic pitfalls: a review
    Bostjan Luzar
    Institute of Pathology, Medical Faculty University of Ljubljana, Korytkova 2, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    J Cutan Pathol 37:301-9. 2010
    ..The present manuscript gives emphasis on recognizing different morphological variants of atypical fibroxanthoma (AFX), on validation of immunohistochemical markers and on discussing potential diagnostic pitfalls...
  33. ncbi request reprint Beta-papillomaviruses in anogenital hairs plucked from healthy individuals
    Marko Potocnik
    Department of Dermatovenereology, University Medical Centre Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    J Med Virol 78:1673-8. 2006
    ..Beta-HPV genotype HPV-38 was detected most frequently, followed by HPV-36, HPV-15, and HPV-14D. In addition to the beta-HPV recognized officially five partial DNA sequences suggesting putative new HPV genotypes were identified...
  34. ncbi request reprint Childhood malignant blue nevus of the ear associated with two intracranial melanocytic tumors-metastases or neurocutaneous melanosis?
    Mara Popovic
    Institute of Pathology, Medical Faculty, University of Ljubljana and Clinical Centre, Department of Pediatrics, Slovenia
    Hum Pathol 35:1292-6. 2004
    ..We report a multinodular blue nevus of the left ear in an 11-year-old girl who also had 2 intracranial melanocytic lesions. Differential diagnosis between metastases from malignant blue nevus and neurocutaneous melanosis is discussed...
  35. ncbi request reprint Sebaceous carcinoma arising in nevus sebaceus of Jadassohn: a clinicopathological study of five cases
    Dmitry V Kazakov
    Sikl s Department of Pathology, Charles University, Medical Faculty Hospital, Pilsen, Czech Republic
    Am J Dermatopathol 29:242-8. 2007
    ..The rest of organoid nevus is usually recognized both clinically and microscopically, although large tumors may overgrow and mask the nevus. The tumor seems to be a low-grade carcinoma in terms of clinical behavior...
  36. ncbi request reprint Cyclin D1 and bax influence the prognosis after pancreatoduodenectomy for periampullary adenocarcinoma
    Ales Tomazic
    Department of Abdominal Surgery, University Medical Centre Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Hepatogastroenterology 51:1832-7. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to define clinicopathological predictors of survival in periampullary adenocarcinoma, and to determine the prognostic significance of cyclin D1, p27kip1 and bax expression in these tumors...