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Volume 60

 

Issue 1 (Jan-March 2018)

 

DOI: 10.1515/folmed-2018-0001

 

 

Can Wearable Devices Accurately Measure Heart Rate Variability? A Systematic Review

 Can Wearable Devices Accurately Measure Heart Rate Variability? A Systematic Review

Konstantinos Georgiou1, Andreas V. Larentzakis2, Nehal N. Khamis3, Ghadah I. Alsuhaibani3, Yasser A. Alaska3, Elias J. Giallafos4

 

1 Department of Biological Chemistry, Faculty of Medicine, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece
2 1st Propaedeutic Surgical Clinic, Medical School, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece
3 Clinical Skills & Simulation Center, Department of Medical Education, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, KSA
4 Medical Physics Simulation Center, Medical School, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece

 

Probiotics: Evidence of Oral Health Implications

 Probiotics: Evidence of Oral Health Implications

Jukka H. Meurman1, Iva V. Stamatova2

 

1 Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Diseases, University of Helsinki and Helsinki University Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
2 Department of Restorative Dentistry, Faculty of Dental Medicine, Medical University of Plovdiv, Plovdiv, Bulgaria

 

Review on Retinal Gliosis Illustrated with a Series of Massive Glioses and Focal Nodular Gliosis Cases in Regard to Potential Pitfalls of Ocular Reactive Tumor-like Lesions of this Type

 Review on Retinal Gliosis Illustrated with a Series of Massive Glioses and Focal Nodular Gliosis Cases in Regard to Potential Pitfalls of Ocular Reactive Tumor-like Lesions of this Type

Andrzej Wincewicz1, Sławka Urbaniak–Wasik1, Antoinette Urbaniak1, Marlena Mościcka-Rylska1, Martyna Woltanowska2, Mariusz Koda3, Stanislaw Sulkowski3, Joanna Reszeć4

 

1 Non Public Health Care Unit - Department of Pathology, Kielce, Poland
2 Non Public Health Care Unit - Primary Health Care (NZOZ POZ) MEDICAMENTO, Wysokie Mazowieckie, Poland
3 Department of General Pathomorphology, Medical University of Bialystok, Bialystok, Poland
4 Department of Medical Pathomorphology, Medical University of Bialystok, Bialystok, Poland

 

A Review on DNA Repair Inhibition by PARP Inhibitors in Cancer Therapy

 A Review on DNA Repair Inhibition by PARP Inhibitors in Cancer Therapy

Ashish P. Shah1, Chhagan N. Patel2 , Dipen K. Sureja1, Kirtan P. Sanghavi1

 

1 Department of Pharmacy, Sumandeep Vidyapeeth University, Vadodara, India
2 Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Shree Sarvajanik Pharmacy College, Mehsana, India

 

On the Concepts and History of Glioblastoma Multiforme - Morphology, Genetics and Epigenetics

 On the Concepts and History of Glioblastoma Multiforme - Morphology, Genetics and Epigenetics

George St. Stoyanov, Deyan L. Dzhenkov

 

Department of General and Clinical Pathology, Forensic Medicine and Deontology, Prof Dr. Paraskev Stoyanov Medical University,
Varna, Bulgaria

 

Tranexamic Acid in Pertrochanteric Femoral Fracture: Is it a Safe Drug or Not?

 Tranexamic Acid in Pertrochanteric Femoral Fracture: Is it a Safe Drug or Not?

Andrea Schiavone1, Michele Bisaccia1, Ivan Inkov2, Giuseppe Rinonapoli1, Mattia Manni1, Giuseppe Rollo3, Luigi Meccariello3, Cristina Ibáñez Vicente1, Paolo Ceccarini1, Carmelinda Ruggiero4, Auro Caraffa1

 

1 Division of Orthopedics and Trauma Surgery, University of Perugia, Santa Maria della Misericordia Hospital, Perugia, Italy
2 Department of Thoracic Surgery, Military Medical Academy, Sofi a, Bulgaria
3 Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Vito Fazzi Hospital, Lecce, Italy
4 Geriatric Section, Department of Medicine, University of Perugia, Italy

 

Budgetary Impact of Medicinal Therapies for Rare Diseases in Bulgaria

 Budgetary Impact of Medicinal Therapies for Rare Diseases in Bulgaria

Georgi G. Iskrov1,2, Mihajlo (Michael) Jakovljevic3, Rumen S. Stefanov1,2

 

1 Department of Social Medicine and Public Health, Faculty of Public Health, Medical University of Plovdiv, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
2 Institute for Rare Diseases, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
3 Global Health Economics and Policy, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Kragujevac, Kragujevac, Serbia

 

Electrodermal Activity Monitoring during Endotracheal Suction in Sedated Adult Intensive Care Unit Patients

 Electrodermal Activity Monitoring during Endotracheal Suction in Sedated Adult Intensive Care Unit Patients

Theodoros Aslanidis1, Vasilios Grosomanidis2, Konstantinos Karakoulas3, Athanasios Chatzisotiriou4

 

1 Intensive Care Unit, Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, AHEPA General University Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
2 Cardiothoracic Anesthesia Unit, Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, AHEPA General University Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
3 Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, AHEPA General University Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
4 Laboratory of Physiology, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece

 

Comorbidities of COPD in Bulgarian Patients – Prevalence and Association with Severity and Infl ammation

 Comorbidities of COPD in Bulgarian Patients – Prevalence and Association with Severity and Infl ammation

Velin Stratev1,2, Diana Petkova1,2, Valentina Dimitrova1,2, Jordan Petev3

 

1 Department of Pulmonary Diseases, Prof. Dr. Paraskev Stoyanov Medical University, Varna, Bulgaria
2 Clinic of Pulmonary Diseases, St. Marina University Hospital, Varna, Bulgaria
3 Department of Internal Diseases, Military Medical Academy, Naval Hospital Varna, Bulgaria

 

Antidepressant Effect and Recognition Memory Improvement of Two Novel Plant Extract Combinations - Antistress I and Antistress II on Rats Subjected to a Model of Mild Chronic Stress

 Antidepressant Effect and Recognition Memory Improvement of Two Novel Plant Extract Combinations - Antistress I and Antistress II on Rats Subjected to a Model of Mild Chronic Stress

Ilin K. Kandilarov1, Hristina I. Zlatanova1, Maria T. Georgieva-Kotetarova1, Ivanka I. Kostadinova1, Mariana N. Katsarova2, Stela Z. Dimitrova2, Ludmil K. Lukanov2, Ferit Sadakov3

 

1 Department of Pharmacology and Clinical Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine, Medical University of Plovdiv, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
2 Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy, Medical University of Plovdiv, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
3 Avicena herb-Ltd., Plovdiv, Bulgaria

 

Relations of Apelin with Cardiac Remodeling in Patients with Hypertension and Type 2 Diabetes

 Relations of Apelin with Cardiac Remodeling in Patients with Hypertension and Type 2 Diabetes

Sergiy Koval, Kostiantyn Iushko, Tatyana Starchenko

 

L. T. Malaya Therapy National Institute of the National Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine, Kharkiv, Ukraine

 

Pathobiochemical Mechanisms Relating Iron Homeostasis with Parameters of Infl ammatory Activity and Autoimmune Disorders in Rheumatoid Arthritis

 Pathobiochemical Mechanisms Relating Iron Homeostasis with Parameters of Infl ammatory Activity and Autoimmune Disorders in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Katya I. Stefanova1, Ginka T. Delcheva1, Ana I. Maneva1, Anastas Z. Batalov2, Mariela G. Geneva-Popova2, Rositza V. Karalilova2, Kiril K. Simitchiev3

 

1 Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy, Medical University of Plovdiv, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
2 Department of Propaedeutics of Internal Diseases, Faculty of Medicine, Medical University of Plovdiv, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
3 Department of Analytical Chemistry and Computer Chemistry, Faculty of Chemistry, Paisii Hilendarski University of Plovdiv,Plovdiv, Bulgaria

 

Development and Validation of HPLC Analytical Method for Chlorantraniliprole in Bulk and in the Formulation

 Development and Validation of HPLC Analytical Method for Chlorantraniliprole in Bulk and in the Formulation

Pankaj P. Kapupara, Vandana Sorathiya, Ravi P. Patel, Ketan V. Shah

 

School of Pharmacy, R.K University, Rajkot, Gujarat, India

 

Lateral Cephalometric Study in Adult Bulgarians with Normal Occlusion

 Lateral Cephalometric Study in Adult Bulgarians with Normal Occlusion

Katya G. Todorova-Plachiyska, Mariya G. Stoilova-Todorova

 

Department of Orthodontics, Faculty of Dental Medicine, Medical University of Plovdiv, Plovdiv, Bulgaria

 

Mucocele of the Paranasal Sinuses – Retrospective Analysis of a Series of Seven Cases

 Mucocele of the Paranasal Sinuses – Retrospective Analysis of a Series of Seven Cases

Karen B. Dzhambazov1, Borislav D. Kitov2, Hristo B. Zhelyazkov2, Nikoleta I. Traykova3, Ivo I. Kehayov2, Tanya T. Kitova4

 

1 Department of Ear, Nose and Throat Diseases, Faculty of Medicine, Medical University of Plovdiv, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
2 Department of Neurosurgery, Faculty of Medicine, Medical University of Plovdiv, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
3 Department of Radiology, Faculty of Medicine, Medical University of Plovdiv, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
4 Department of Anatomy, Histology and Embryology, Faculty of Medicine, Medical University of Plovdiv, Plovdiv, Bulgaria

 

Identification of the External Branch of the Superior Laryngeal Nerve during Thyroid Surgery

 Identification of the External Branch of the Superior Laryngeal Nerve during Thyroid Surgery

Lyubka Aleksova1, Metin M. Ali1, Djevdet I. Chakarov2, Zeynep M. Yozgyur3

 

1 Department of Special Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Medical University of Plovdiv, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
2 Department of General Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Medical University of Plovdiv, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
3 Department of Biological Sciences, Wellesley College, USA

 

Mobilization and Stimulation of Neuromuscular Tissue (MASONT) for Stroke Survivors

 Mobilization and Stimulation of Neuromuscular Tissue (MASONT) for Stroke Survivors

Dimitrios Athanasiadis1, Yannis Dionyssiotis2, Jannis Papathanasiou3,4, Eleftherios Stefas5

 

1 Physical Therapy Department, Rehabilitation Center EVEXIA, Kallikratia, Chalkidiki, Greece
2 Department of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, European Interbalkan Medical Center, Thessaloniki, Greece
3 Department of Medical Imaging, Allergology & Physiotherapy, Faculty of Dental Medicine, Medical University of Plovdiv, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
4 Department of Kinesitherapy, Faculty of Public Health, Medical University of Sofi a, Sofi a, Bulgaria
5 Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Rehabilitation Center EVEXIA, Kallikratia, Chalikidiki, Greece

 

Diagnosis and Treatment of Three Cases of Bronchial Carcinoma In Situ

 Diagnosis and Treatment of Three Cases of Bronchial Carcinoma In Situ

Valeri Y. Andreev1, Nikolay A. Yanev1, Stefan K. Stanimirov1, Temenuzhka V. Mircheva2, Ivan N. Ivanov2, Savelina Popovska2, Petkana A. Hristova3, Yavor Y. Ivanov1

 

1 Clinic of Pneumonology and Phthisiatry, Dr. G. Stranski University Hospital, Pleven, Bulgaria
2 Department of Pathological Anatomy, Dr. G. Stranski University Hospital, Pleven, Bulgaria
3 Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Medical Statistics, Pedagogics and Psychology, Medical University of Pleven,Pleven, Bulgaria

 

The Skin and the Eye - Herpes Zoster Ophthalmicus in a Healthy 18-month-old Toddler

 The Skin and the Eye - Herpes Zoster Ophthalmicus in a Healthy 18-month-old Toddler

Radka T. Komitova1, Oliana B. Boykinova1, Nina S. Stoyanova2

 

1 Department of Infectious Disease, Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Medical University of Plovdiv, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
2 Department of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medicine, Medical University of Plovdiv, Plovdiv, Bulgaria

 

Oblong Sesamoid Bone Appearance into the Nuchal Ligament. A Case Report

 Oblong Sesamoid Bone Appearance into the Nuchal Ligament. A Case Report

Themistoklis Tzatzairis1, Jannis V. Papathanasiou2, Athanasios Ververidis1, Ioannis Kazakos3, Georgios Drosos1, Konstantinos Tilkeridis1

 

1 Department of Trauma and Orthopaedics, Democritus University of Thrace, Alexandroupolis, Greece
2 Department of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Medical University of Plovdiv, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
3 Faculty of Medicine, Medical University of Plovdiv, Plovdiv, Bulgaria