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Foliamedica 2 2017

 

 

 

 

 

Volume 61

 

Issue 1 (Jan-March 2019)

 

DOI: 10.2478/folmed-2019-0001

 

 

Glioblastoma Unique Features Drive the Ways for InnovativeTherapies in the Trunk-branch Era 

 

 

Enrico Brognaro

 Glioblastoma Unique Features Drive the Ways for InnovativeTherapies in the Trunk-branch Era

Department of Neurosurgery, Santa Maria della Misericordia Hospital, Viale Tre Martiri, Rovigo, Italy

 

 Characteristics of Unstable Carotid Plaques – New Image Modalities

 

 

Marieta V. Peycheva¹, Zahari I. Zahariev¹, Kichka G. Velkova2, Lyubomir Chervenkov2

 

1 Department of Neurology, Medical University of Plovdiv, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
2 Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Complex for Translational Neuroscience, Medical University of Plovdiv, Plovdiv, BulgariaCharacteristics of Unstable Carotid Plaques – New Image Modalities

 

Overview of Biocompatible Materials and Their Use in Medicine

 

 

 

Denitsa D. Kiradzhiyska, Rositsa D. Mantcheva

 

Department of Chemical Sciences, Faculty of Pharmacy, Medical University of Plovdiv, Plovdiv, Bulgaria

 Overview of Biocompatible Materials and Their Use in Medicine

Regulatory Requirements for Food Supplements in the European Union and Bulgaria

 

 

Elina S. Petkova-Gueorguieva1, Ilko N. Getov2, Kalin V. Ivanov3, Stanislava D. Ivanova3, Stanislav R. Gueorguiev1, Violeta I. Getova1, Anna A. Mihaylova1, Vasil G. Madzharov1, Radiana A.Staynova1

 

1 Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Faculty of Pharmacy, Medical University of Plovdiv, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
2 Department of Social Pharmacy and Pharmacoeconomics, Faculty of Pharmacy, Medical University of Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria
3 Department of Pharmacognosy and Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy, Medical University of Plovdiv, Plovdiv, BulgariaRegulatory Requirements for Food Supplements in the European Union and Bulgaria

 

Feasibility of a New Wearable Device to Estimate Acute Stress in Novices During High-fidelity Surgical Simulation

 

Konstantinos E. Georgiou1, Rossen K. Dimov2,3, Nikola B. Boyanov2,4, Konstantinos G. Zografos1,
Andreas V. Larentzakis1, Blagoi I. Marinov2,5

 

1 First Department of Propaedeutic Surgery, Hippokration General Hospital of Athens, Athens Medical School, NationalFeasibility of a New Wearable Device to Estimate Acute Stress in Novices During High-fidelity Surgical Simulation
and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece
2 MSTC, Medical University of Plovdiv, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
3 Clinic of General Surgery, Kaspela University Hospital, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
4 Clinic of Gastroenterology, Pulmed University Hospital, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
5 Department of Pathophysiology, Medical University of Plovdiv, Plovdiv, Bulgaria

 

The Prognostic Role of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor-A Expression in Thyroid Carcinomas

 

 

Zana Vela-Gaxha, Labinot Shahini, Suzana Manxhuka-Kerliu

 

The Prognostic Role of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor-A Expression in Thyroid Carcinomas

 

Department of Pathology and Histology, Faculty of Medicine, Hasan Prishtina University of Prishtina, Prishtina, Albania

 

Chemerin rs17173608 Gene Polymorphism is not Associated with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: a Cross-sectional Study

 

 

Serdar Olt1, Orhan Öznas1, Haydar Bağış2, Eda Tahir Turanlı3

 

1 Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Adıyaman University, Adıyaman, Turkey
2 Department of Medical Genetics, Faculty of Medicine, Adıyaman University, Adıyaman, TurkeyChemerin rs17173608 Gene Polymorphism is not Associated with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: a Cross-sectional Study
3 Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Faculty of Science and Letter, Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey

 

Serum Levels of Incretin Hormones – GLP-1 and GIP in Patients with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus

 

 

Pavel E. Stanchev1, Maria M. Orbetzova1, Dora D. Terzieva2, Delyana Davcheva3, Dimitar A. Iliev1, Sava V. Petrov1, Daniela I. Koleva1, Boyan I. Nonchev1

 

1 Clinic of Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases, St George University Hospital, Medical University of Plovdiv, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
2 Central Clinical Laboratory, St George University Hospital, Medical University of Plovdiv, Plovdiv, BulgariaSerum Levels of Incretin Hormones – GLP-1 and GIP in Patients with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus

 

Evaluation of Teratogenic Activity of Antiepileptic Drug Lamotrigine in Mouse Fetuses

 

 

Gholam Reza Mobini1,2, Abbas Karimi3, Abolfazl Akbari4, Forouzan Rahmani5Evaluation of Teratogenic Activity of Antiepileptic Drug Lamotrigine in Mouse Fetuses

 

1 Cancer Research Center, Shahrekord University of Medical Sciences, Shahrekord, Iran
2 Cellular and Molecular Research Center, Basic Health Sciences Institute, Shahrekord University of Medical Sciences, Shahrekord, Iran
3 Department of Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Advanced Medical Sciences, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran
4 Colorectal Research Center, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
5 Department of Anatomy, Shahrekord Faculty of Medicine, University of Medical Sciences, Shahrekord, Iran

 

Correlation between Intraocular Pressure and Thickness of Extraocular Muscles, the Severity and Activity of Thyroid-associated Orbitopathy

 

 

Nina Staneva Stoyanova1, Marieta Konareva-Kostianeva1, Vesela Mitkova-Hristova1, Irina Angelova2

 Correlation between Intraocular Pressure and Thickness of Extraocular Muscles, the Severity and Activity of Thyroid-associated Orbitopathy

1 Department of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medicine, Medical University of Plovdiv, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
2 Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Allergology and Physical Therapy, Faculty of Dental Medicine, Medical University of Plovdiv,
Plovdiv, Bulgaria

 

Success Rate of Probing for Congenital Nasolacrimal Duct Obstruction in Children

 

 

 

Krasina P. Valcheva, Snezhana V. Murgova, Emilia K. KrivoshiiskaSuccess Rate of Probing for Congenital Nasolacrimal Duct Obstruction in Children

 

Eye Clinic, Dr. Georgi Stranski University Hospital, Medical University, Pleven, Bulgaria

Antioxidant Activity and Antiproliferative Effects of Lycium barbarum’s (Goji berry) Fractions on Breast Cancer Cell Lines

 

 

Kaloyan D. Georgiev1, Iliya J. Slavov1, Ivan A. Iliev2

 

 

1 Department of Pharmaceutical Technologies, Faculty of Pharmacy, Prof. Paraskev Stoianov Medical University, Varna, BulgariaAntioxidant Activity and Antiproliferative Effects of Lycium barbarum’s (Goji berry) Fractions on Breast Cancer Cell Lines
2 Institute of Experimental Morphology, Pathology and Anthropology with Museum, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, Bulgaria

 

Blood Lead, Cadmium and Zinc Correlations in Elderly Rural Residents

 

 

Pavlina L. Gidikova

 

 

Section of Hygiene and Medical Ecology, Faculty of Medicine, Trakia University, Stara Zagora, Bulgaria

 Blood Lead, Cadmium and Zinc Correlations in Elderly Rural Residents

Study on in Vivo Pial Vessels Alterations and Activity of Isolated Vascular Smooth Muscles in Abdominal Hypertension Rats

 

 

Valentin I. Turiyski1, Petar G. Vassilev2, Raina G. Ardasheva1, Hristo P. Dobrev3, Athanas D. Kristev1

 

Study on in Vivo Pial Vessels Alterations and Activity of Isolated Vascular Smooth Muscles in Abdominal Hypertension Rats

1 Department of Medical Physics and Biophysics, Faculty of Pharmacy, Medical University of Plovdiv, Plovdiv, Bulgaria;
2 St. George University Hospital, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
3 Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Medical Faculty, Medical University of Plovdiv, Bulgaria

 

Written Health Education Materials for Women with Gestational Diabetes Mellitus – Evaluation of Usefulness and Patients’ Satisfaction

 

 

Radiana A. Staynova1, Stanislav R. Gueorguiev1, Elina S. Petkova-Gueorguieva1, Emanuela V. Vasileva2,3, Assena H. Stoimenova4,5, Vesselina E. Yanatchkova6, Vasil G. Madzharov1

 

Written Health Education Materials for Women with Gestational Diabetes Mellitus – Evaluation of Usefulness and Patients’ Satisfaction

 

1 Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 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 Clinic of Endocrinology and Metabolic Disorders, Kaspela University Hospital, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
4 Bulgarian Drug Agency, Sofia, Bulgaria
5 Department of Organization and Economics of Pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Medical University of Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria
6 Dr Shterev Hospital, Sofia, Bulgaria

 

A Five-year Comparative Study of Perceived Stress Among Dental Students at Two European Faculties

 

 

Maria S. Manolova1, Vessela P. Stefanova1, Neshka A. Manchorova-Veleva1, Ivan V. Panayotov2,4, Bernard Levallois2,4, Paul Tramini5,6, Valérie Orti3,4

 

1 Department of Operative Dentistry and Endodontics, Faculty of Dental Medicine, Medical University of Plovdiv, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
2 Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Montpellier University, Montpellier, France
3 Department of Periodontology, Faculty of Dentistry, Montpellier University, Montpellier, France
4 Laboratory of Bioengineering and Nanoscience, Montpellier University, Montpellier, FranceA Five-year Comparative Study of Perceived Stress Among Dental Students at Two European Faculties
5 Department of Dental Public Health, Faculty of Dentistry, Montpellier University, Montpellier, France
6 Laboratory of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Montpellier University, Montpellier, France

 

Interhemispheric Transcallosal Transforaminal Approach and Microscopic Third Ventriculostomy for Intraventricular Craniopharyngioma Associated with Asymmetric Hydrocephalus: Case Report and Literature Review

 

Interhemispheric Transcallosal Transforaminal Approach and Microscopic Third Ventriculostomy for Intraventricular Craniopharyngioma Associated with Asymmetric Hydrocephalus: Case Report and Literature Review

 

Ivo Kehayov1, Vladimir Nakov2, Borislav Kitov1, Hristo Zhelyazkov1, Toma Spiriev2

 

1 Department of Neurosurgery, Faculty of Medicine, Medical University of Plovdiv, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
2 Department of Neurosurgery, Acibadem City Clinic Tokuda Hospital, Sofia, Bulgaria

Clinical Aspects and Evolution under Current Treatments on Pulmonary Alveolar Phospholipoproteinosis Patients

 

 

 

Petru-Emil Muntean

 Clinical Aspects and Evolution under Current Treatments on Pulmonary Alveolar Phospholipoproteinosis Patients

Department of Pneumology, Cîmpeni Chronic Diseases Hospital, Alba County, Romania

 

Minimally Invasive Supraumbilical Approach for Pyloromyotomy

 

 

 

Martin M. Simeonov, Alexander S. Yonkov, Evgeniy K. Moshekov, Penka P. StefanovaMinimally Invasive Supraumbilical Approach for Pyloromyotomy

 

 

Department of Pediatric Surgery, Medical University of Plovdiv, Plovdiv, Bulgaria

 

 

Shingles: More than Meets the Eye

 

 

Radka T. Komitova1, Vasko A Grklanov2, Konstantinos K. Lindas3, Petya V. Ganeva3

Shingles: More than Meets the Eye

 

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