Vlasta Vukovic

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Women and stroke: how much do women and men differ? A review--diagnostics, clinical differences, therapy and outcome
    Vlasta Vukovic
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital Sestre Milosrdnice, Reference Center for Neurovascular Diseases of the Ministry of Health of Republic of Croatia, Reference Center for Headaches of the Ministry of Health of Republic of Croatia, Zagreb, Croatia
    Coll Antropol 33:977-84. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint Report of the Croatian Society for Neurovascular Disorders, Croatian Medical Association. Evidence based guidelines for treatment of primary headaches--2012 update
    Vlasta Vuković Cvetković
    Sestre milosrdnice University Hospital Center, University Department of Neurology, Referral Center for Neurovascular Diseases of the Ministry of Health of Republic Croatia, Zagreb, Croatia
    Acta Clin Croat 51:323-78. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Analysis of headache management in emergency room
    Vlasta Vukovic Cvetković
    Clinical Department of Neurology, Sestre milosrdnice University Hospital Center, Zagreb, Croatia
    Acta Clin Croat 52:281-8. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint Is iron deficiency anemia related to menstrual migraine? Post hoc analysis of an observational study evaluating clinical characteristics of patients with menstrual migraine
    Vlasta Vuković-Cvetković
    University Department of Neurology, Sestre Milosrdnice University Hospital, Zagreb, Croatia
    Acta Clin Croat 49:389-94. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Prevalence of migraine, probable migraine and tension-type headache in the Croatian population
    Vlasta Vukovic
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital Sestre Milosrdnice, Reference Centers for Headaches and Neurovascular Disorders of the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Croatia, HR 10 000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Neuroepidemiology 35:59-65. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Perception of stroke in Croatia--knowledge of stroke signs and risk factors amongst neurological outpatients
    V Vukovic
    University Department of Neurology, University Hospital Sestre Milosrdnice, Reference Centre for Neurovascular Disorders of Republic of Croatia, Zagreb, Croatia
    Eur J Neurol 16:1060-5. 2009
  7. pmc Treatment of migraine and tension-type headache in Croatia
    Vlasta Vukovic
    University Department of Neurology, University Hospital Sestre Milosrdnice, Vinogradska c 29, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    J Headache Pain 11:227-34. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint The efficacy of gabapentin in migraine prophylaxis: an observational open label study
    Vlasta Vukovic
    University Department of Neurology, Sestre Milosrdnice University Hospital, Zagreb, Croatia
    Acta Clin Croat 48:145-51. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Gabapentin in the prophylaxis of cluster headache: an observational open label study
    Vlasta Vukovic
    University Department of Neurology, Reference Center for Neurovascular Disorders, Ministry of Health, Republic Croatia, Sestre Milosrdnice University Hospital, Zagreb, Croatia
    Acta Clin Croat 48:311-4. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Blood flow velocity in middle cerebral artery during visuo-motor tasks using a mirror: a transcranial Doppler study
    Raphael Bene
    University Department of Neurology, Reference Center for Neurovascular Disorders, Ministry of Health and Social Welfare of the Republic of Croatia, Sestre Milosrdnice University Hospital, Zagreb, Croatia
    Acta Clin Croat 48:305-10. 2009

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  1. ncbi request reprint Women and stroke: how much do women and men differ? A review--diagnostics, clinical differences, therapy and outcome
    Vlasta Vukovic
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital Sestre Milosrdnice, Reference Center for Neurovascular Diseases of the Ministry of Health of Republic of Croatia, Reference Center for Headaches of the Ministry of Health of Republic of Croatia, Zagreb, Croatia
    Coll Antropol 33:977-84. 2009
    ..Even though clear guidelines for the treatment of stroke exist, there are still differences in both diagnostic procedures and discharge destination between male and female patients...
  2. ncbi request reprint Report of the Croatian Society for Neurovascular Disorders, Croatian Medical Association. Evidence based guidelines for treatment of primary headaches--2012 update
    Vlasta Vuković Cvetković
    Sestre milosrdnice University Hospital Center, University Department of Neurology, Referral Center for Neurovascular Diseases of the Ministry of Health of Republic Croatia, Zagreb, Croatia
    Acta Clin Croat 51:323-78. 2012
    ..These data are based on our previous Evidence Based Guidelines for Treatment of Primary Headaches published in 2005 and other recommendations and guidelines for headache treatment...
  3. ncbi request reprint Analysis of headache management in emergency room
    Vlasta Vukovic Cvetković
    Clinical Department of Neurology, Sestre milosrdnice University Hospital Center, Zagreb, Croatia
    Acta Clin Croat 52:281-8. 2013
    ..The majority of patients are treated with NSAIDs and a minority with opioids. Better treatment for these patients should be provided by general practitioners and neurologists in outpatient headache clinics...
  4. ncbi request reprint Is iron deficiency anemia related to menstrual migraine? Post hoc analysis of an observational study evaluating clinical characteristics of patients with menstrual migraine
    Vlasta Vuković-Cvetković
    University Department of Neurology, Sestre Milosrdnice University Hospital, Zagreb, Croatia
    Acta Clin Croat 49:389-94. 2010
    ..In addition, iron deficiency anemia is more common in women with PMM/MRM, which may be an underlying mechanism aggravating migraine attacks...
  5. doi request reprint Prevalence of migraine, probable migraine and tension-type headache in the Croatian population
    Vlasta Vukovic
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital Sestre Milosrdnice, Reference Centers for Headaches and Neurovascular Disorders of the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Croatia, HR 10 000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Neuroepidemiology 35:59-65. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the 1-year prevalence of migraine, probable migraine and tension-type headache (TTH) in the Croatian population...
  6. doi request reprint Perception of stroke in Croatia--knowledge of stroke signs and risk factors amongst neurological outpatients
    V Vukovic
    University Department of Neurology, University Hospital Sestre Milosrdnice, Reference Centre for Neurovascular Disorders of Republic of Croatia, Zagreb, Croatia
    Eur J Neurol 16:1060-5. 2009
    ..The aim of this hospital-based survey was to determine baseline stroke knowledge in Croatian population attending the outpatient services at the Department of Neurology...
  7. pmc Treatment of migraine and tension-type headache in Croatia
    Vlasta Vukovic
    University Department of Neurology, University Hospital Sestre Milosrdnice, Vinogradska c 29, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    J Headache Pain 11:227-34. 2010
    ..The majority of patients are only partially satisfied with their current treatment, and almost one-third are not satisfied. Results of this study indicate that the treatment of primary headaches in Croatia should be improved...
  8. ncbi request reprint The efficacy of gabapentin in migraine prophylaxis: an observational open label study
    Vlasta Vukovic
    University Department of Neurology, Sestre Milosrdnice University Hospital, Zagreb, Croatia
    Acta Clin Croat 48:145-51. 2009
    ..Prophylactic treatment with gabapentin was found to be associated with a significant reduction in the number of days with headache, use of acute medications and pain intensity...
  9. ncbi request reprint Gabapentin in the prophylaxis of cluster headache: an observational open label study
    Vlasta Vukovic
    University Department of Neurology, Reference Center for Neurovascular Disorders, Ministry of Health, Republic Croatia, Sestre Milosrdnice University Hospital, Zagreb, Croatia
    Acta Clin Croat 48:311-4. 2009
    ..14%) patients and were generally of mild to moderate severity. The most frequently reported adverse events were drowsiness, dizziness, slowness and constipation. There were no drop-outs due to adverse events...
  10. ncbi request reprint Blood flow velocity in middle cerebral artery during visuo-motor tasks using a mirror: a transcranial Doppler study
    Raphael Bene
    University Department of Neurology, Reference Center for Neurovascular Disorders, Ministry of Health and Social Welfare of the Republic of Croatia, Sestre Milosrdnice University Hospital, Zagreb, Croatia
    Acta Clin Croat 48:305-10. 2009
    ..005). Our data showed that visual illusion of action, as well as direct action observation could increase the MCA MBFV, which brings forward the possible usage of mirror illusion as a tool in motor neurorehabilitation...
  11. ncbi request reprint Migraine and tension-type headache in medical students: a questionnaire study
    Ivana Galinovic
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital Sestre Milosrdnice, Reference Center for Neurovascular Disorders of the Republic of Croatia, Zagreb, Croatia
    Coll Antropol 33:169-73. 2009
    ..Our study has shown that a relatively large percent of MS suffers from TTH; a low percent is seeking medical advice for headaches, the majority is self-medicated, and an unacceptably low percentage is taking triptans for migraine...
  12. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of vertigo, dizziness, and migrainous vertigo in patients with migraine
    Vlasta Vukovic
    University Hospital Sestre milosrdnice Department of Neurology, Zagreb, Croatia
    Headache 47:1427-35. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the lifetime prevalence of vertigo and dizziness in patients with migraine as compared with controls and to establish the lifetime prevalence of migrainous vertigo...
  13. ncbi request reprint Development of postoperative internal carotid artery occlusion due to the presence of risk factors
    Maja Strineka
    University Department of Neurology, Sestre Milosrdnice University Hospital, Reference Center for Neurovascular Disorders, Ministry of Health and Social Welfare of the Republic of Croatia, Zagreb, Croatia
    Acta Clin Croat 48:247-51. 2009
    ..There was no significant between-group difference in the presence of risk factors. Study results suggested that postoperative ICA occlusion was not caused by atherosclerosis risk factors but by perioperative complications...
  14. ncbi request reprint Hormone replacement therapy--is there a place for its use in neurology?
    Vlasta Vukovic
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital Sestre Milosrdnice, Zagreb, Croatia
    Coll Antropol 27:413-24. 2003
    ..Respecting the patient's preferences and having benefits and risks in mind as well as science advisory statements, individual counseling regarding HRT should be the leading concept in the healthcare of postmenopausal women...
  15. ncbi request reprint Increased donor rate at Sestre milosrdnice University Hospital
    Aleksandar Gopcevic
    Department of Anesthesiology, Reference Center for Neurovascular Disorders, Ministry of Health and Social Welfare of Republic of Croatia, Sestre Milosrdnice University Hospital, Zagreb, Croatia
    Acta Clin Croat 48:319-24. 2009
    ..In addition, mass media campaigns should improve public awareness and perception of the issue...
  16. doi request reprint Brainstem raphe lesion in patients with major depressive disorder and in patients with suicidal ideation recorded on transcranial sonography
    Mislav Budisic
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital Sestre Milosrdnice, Vinogradska cesta 29, Zagreb, Croatia
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 260:203-8. 2010
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  17. ncbi request reprint Recommendations for the management of patients with carotid stenosis
    Vida Demarin
    University Department of Neurology, Sestre Milosrdnice University Hospital, Referral Center for Neurovascular Disorders of the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare of the Republic Croatia, Zagreb
    Acta Clin Croat 49:101-18. 2010
    ..They consist of recommendations for noninvasive screening of patients with carotid stenosis, best medical treatment and interventions such as carotid endarterectomy and stent placement based on international randomized clinical trials...
  18. ncbi request reprint Music as an auditory stimulus in stroke patients
    Sonja Antić
    Department of Neurology, Reference Center for Neurovascular Disorders of Republic of Croatia, University Hospital Sestre Milosrdnice, Zagreb, Croatia
    Coll Antropol 32:19-23. 2008
    ..Although our study showed no significant change of reaction time with the severity of stroke, a trend of prolonged Tmax was observed with NIHSS score increase...