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Folia MEdica 4 2018

 

 

 

 

 

Volume 60

 

Issue 4 (Oct-Dec 2018)

 

DOI: 10.1515/folmed-2018-0003

 

 
 

Structural and Functional MRI Techniques in Multiple Sclerosis Related Cognitive Dysfunction

 

Dessislava Iancheva1, Anastasiya Trenova1, Stefka Mantarova1,2, Kiril Terziyski3

 

1 Department of Neurology, Medical University of Plovdiv, Plovdiv, BulgariaStructural and Functional MRI Techniques in Multiple Sclerosis Related Cognitive Dysfunction
2 Department of Neurology, Medical University of Plovdiv, Military Medical Academy, Plovdiv, BulgariaStructural and Functional MRI Techniques in Multiple Sclerosis Related Cognitive Dysfunction
3 Department of Pathophysiology, Medical University of Plovdiv, Plovdiv, Bulgaria

 

The Role of Antiobesity Agents in the Management of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

 

Panagiotis Chatzis1, Konstantinos Tziomalos2, Georgios C. Pratilas1, Vasileios Makris1, Alexandros Sotiriadis1, Konstantinos Dinas1

 

1 Second Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Hippokration Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
2 First Propedeutic Department of Internal Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, AHEPA Hospital, Thessaloniki, GreeceThe Role of Antiobesity Agents in the Management of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

 

Mutations Associated with Imatinib Mesylate Resistance - Review

 

Alexandar J. Linev1,2, Hristo J. Ivanov1, Ivan G. Zhelyazkov2, Hristina Ivanova3, Veselina S.Goranova-Marinova3, Vili K. Stoyanova1,2

 

1 Department of Pediatrics and Medical Genetics, Medical University of Plovdiv, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
2 Department of Medical Genetics, St George University Hospital, Medical University of Plovdiv, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
3 First Department of Internal Diseases, Department of Hematology, Medical University of Plovdiv, Plovdiv, BulgariaMutations Associated with Imatinib Mesylate Resistance - Review

 

Oral Lichen Planus – Known and Unknown: a Review

 

Maria Z. Mutafchieva1, Milena N. Draganova-Filipova2,3, Plamen I. Zagorchev4, George T. Tomov1

 

1 Department of Periodontology and Oral Diseases, Faculty of Dental Medicine, Medical University of Plovdiv, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
2 Department of Medical Biology, Faculty of Medicine, Medical University of Plovdiv, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
3 Technological Center of Emergency, Plovdiv, BulgariaOral Lichen Planus – Known and Unknown: a Review
4 Department of Medical Physics and Biophysics, Faculty of Pharmacy, Medical University of Plovdiv, Plovdiv, Bulgaria

 

Stability of Frequent Exacerbator Phenotype in Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

 

Iliya Krachunov1, Nikolay Kyuchukov1, Zlatina Ivanova1, Nikolay A. Yanev4, Petkana A. Hristova3, Plamen Pavlov1, Pavlina Glogovska1, Tsanya Popova2, Yavor Y. Ivanov1

 

1 Clinic of Pneumonology and Phthisiatry, Medical University, Pleven, Bulgaria
2 Department of Internal Diseases, Dr. Georgi Stranski University Hospital, Pleven, Bulgaria
3 Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Medical Statistics, Pedagogy and Psychology, Medical University, Pleven, BulgariaStability of Frequent Exacerbator Phenotype in Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
4 Clinic of Pulmonology, St Sofi a University Hospital for Pulmonary Diseases, Sofi a, Bulgaria

 

Cortisol Correlates with Structural Magnetic Resonance Imaging Parameters in Middle Aged Bulgarian Patients with Metabolic Syndrome: A Pilot Study

 

Karamfi l M. Bahchevanov1, Penka A. Atanassova1, Kostadin A. Chompalov1, Mitko D. Mitkov2, Borislav I. Milev7, Dora D. Terzieva3, Valcho I. Naydenov1, Vesselina S. Dosheva1, Radka I. Masaldjieva4, Kichka G. Velkova5, Nikolai V. Sirakov5, Kristina P. Kilova6

 

1 Department of Neurology, Faculty of Medicine, Medical University of Plovdiv, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
2 Second Department of Internal Diseases, Section of Endocrinology, Faculty of Medicine, Medical University of Plovdiv, Plovdiv,
Bulgaria
3 Department of Clinical Laboratory, Faculty of Pharmacy, Medical University of Plovdiv, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
4 Department of Healthcare Management, Faculty of Public Health, Medical University of Plovdiv, Plovdiv, BulgariaCortisol Correlates with Structural Magnetic Resonance Imaging Parameters in Middle Aged Bulgarian Patients with Metabolic Syndrome: A Pilot Study
5 Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Faculty of Medicine, Medical University of Plovdiv, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
6 Department of Medical Informatics, Biostatistics and E-learning, Faculty of Public Health, Medical University of Plovdiv, Plovdiv,
Bulgaria
7 Russev Independent Medical Laboratory, Plovdiv, Bulgaria

 

Neutrophil-to-Lymphocyte Ratio in Renal Cell Carcinoma Patients

 

Selahattin Çalışkan1, Mustafa Sungur1, Selçuk Kaba2, Emrah Özsoy2, Orhan Koca2, Metin İshak Öztürk2

 

1 Department of Urology, Çorum Training and Research Hospital, Hitit University, Çorum, TurkeyNeutrophil-to-Lymphocyte Ratio in Renal Cell Carcinoma Patients
2 Department of Urology, Haydarpaşa Numune Training and Research Hospital

 

Maternal Serum Concentrations of Corin, Endoglin, PP13, and sFlt-1 and their Changes with Advancement of Pregnancy and Correlation with Doppler of Uterine Arteries

 

Krasimira I. Chalova1, Blagovest K. Pehlivanov2, Iliya G. Amaliev1, Georgi I. Amaliev1, Ralitsa D. Raycheva3, Mariya V. Ivanovska4

 

1 Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Faculty of Medicine, Medical University of Plovdiv, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
2 Department of Midwifery Cares, Faculty of Public Health, Medical University of Plovdiv, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
3 Department of Social Medicine and Public Health, Faculty of Public HeMaternal Serum Concentrations of Corin, Endoglin, PP13, and sFlt-1 and their Changes with Advancement of Pregnancy and Correlation with Doppler of Uterine Arteriesalth, Medical University of Plovdiv, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
4 Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Faculty of Pharmacy, Medical University of Plovdiv, Plovdiv, Bulgaria

 

Vascular Risk Factors in Bulgarian Volunteers in Middle Adulthood

 

Kostadin A. Chompalov1, Penka A. Atanassova1, Radka I. Massaldjieva2, Karamfi l M. Bahchevanov1, Borislav A. Milev4, Valcho A. Naydenov3, Veselina S. Dosheva1, Mariya A. Semerdzhieva2

 

1 Department of Neurology, Faculty of Medicine, St George University Hospital, Medical University of Plovdiv, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
2 Department of Health Care Management, Faculty of Public Health, Medical University of Plovdiv, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
3 Clinic of Neurology, Faculty of Medicine, Kaspela University Hospital, Medical University of Plovdiv, Plovdiv, BulgariaVascular Risk Factors in Bulgarian Volunteers in Middle Adulthood
4 Rusev Medical Diagnostic Laboratory, Kaspela University Hospital, Plovdiv, Bulgaria

 

Antioxidant Activity of Dry Birch (Betula Pendula) Leaves Extract

 

Dimitar Penkov1,3, Velichka Andonova1, Delian Delev2, Ilia Kostadinov2, Margarita Kassarova1,3Antioxidant Activity of Dry Birch (Betula Pendula) Leaves Extract

 

1 Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Faculty of Pharmacy, Medical University of Plovdiv, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
2 Department of Pharmacology and Clinical Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine, Medical University of Plovdiv, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
3 High-technological Center of Emergency Medicine, Plovdiv, Bulgaria

 

Formulation Studies of Solid Self-Emulsifying Drug Delivery System of Ivermectin

 Formulation Studies of Solid Self-Emulsifying Drug Delivery System of Ivermectin

Vipul P. Patel, Hardik A. Lakkad, Kalpesh Chhotalal Ashara

 

School of Pharmacy, RK University, Rajkot, Gujarat, India

 

Triterpenoid and Fatty Acid Contents from the Stem Bark of Cordia dichotoma (Forst f.)

 

Pankajkumar B. Nariya1, Vinay J. Shukla2, R. N. Acharya2, Mukeshkumar B. Nariya3, Jayesh M. Dhalani3, Anilkumar S. Patel1, Pratik A. Ambasana1

 

1 Department of Chemistry, Shree M. & N. Virani Science College (Autonomous), Rajkot, India
2 IPGT&RA, Gujarat Ayurved University, Jamnagar, IndiaTriterpenoid and Fatty Acid Contents from the Stem Bark of Cordia dichotoma (Forst f.)
3 Department of Chemistry, School of Science, RK University, Rajkot, India

 

In Silico and in Vitro Studies of Fluorinated Chroman-2-Carboxilic Acid Derivatives as an Anti-tubercular Agent

 

Khushal M. Kapadiya1, Yashwantsinh S. Jadeja2, Avishek Banik3, Ranjan C. Khunt2

 In Silico and in Vitro Studies of Fluorinated Chroman-2-Carboxilic Acid Derivatives as an Anti-tubercular Agent

1 Department of Chemistry, RK University, Rajkot, Gujarat, India
2 Department of Chemistry, Saurashtra University, Rajkot, Gujarat, India
3 Department of Microbiology, RK University, Rajkot, Gujarat, India

 

Histological Gingival Assessment after Conventional and Laser Gingivectomy

 

Rada T. Kazakova1, Georgi T. Tomov2, Christo K. Kissov1, Angelina P. Vlahova1, Stefan Ch. Zlatev1, Svitlana Y. Bachurska3

 Histological Gingival Assessment after Conventional and Laser Gingivectomy

1 Department of Prosthetic Dentistry, Faculty of Dental Medicine, Medical University of Plovdiv, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
2 Department of Periodontology and Oral Mucosa Diseases, Oral Pathology Division, Faculty of Dental Medicine, Medical University
of Plovdiv, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
3 Department of Clinical Pathology, Medical University of Plovdiv, Plovdiv, Bulgaria

 

Subgingival Microbiota during Formation of Permanent Dentition

 

Nadezhda G. Mitova1, Maya R. Rashkova1, Hristina L. Popova2, Anton S. Kozarov3

 Subgingival Microbiota during Formation of Permanent Dentition

1 Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Faculty of Dental Medicine, Medical University of Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria
2 Department of Periodontology, Faculty of Dental Medicine, Medical University of Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria
3 Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Dental Medicine, Medical University of Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria

 

Accuracy of Different Apex Locators in Teeth with Simulated Apical Root Resorption: an In Vitro Study

 

Ganesh Ranganath Jadhav1, Priya Mittal2, Vishal Patil3, Prashant Kandekar4, Anish Kulkarni5, Siddharth Shinde6, Shibli Syed7, Saina Elahi8

 

1 Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Sinhgad Dental College & Hospital, Pune, India
2 Private Practitioner, Pune, India
3 Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Aditya Dental College, Beed, IndiaAccuracy of Different Apex Locators in Teeth with Simulated Apical Root Resorption: an In Vitro Study
4 Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Ibn Sina National College for Medical Studies, Jeddah, India
5 Private Practitioner, Pune, India
6 Department of Orthodontics, BVDU Dental College and Hospital, Pune, India
7 Private Practitioner, Pune, India
8 Department of Periodontology, MA Rangoonwala Dental College, Pune

 

Semen Quality and Ferritin and Transferrin Seminal Levels

 

Gilmar Pereira Silva1, Vítor Pereira Xavier Grangeiro2, Fabiana PiraniSemen Quality and Ferritin and Transferrin Seminal Levels Carneiro1

 

1 Department of Medicine, University of Brasilia, Brazil
2 Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medical Sciences, João Pessoa, Paraíba, Brazil 

 

Neoadjuvant and Adjuvant Treatment with Denosumab in Aggressive Giant-cell Tumor of Bone in the Proximal Fibula: a Case Report

 

Violeta V. Marinova1, Svetoslav A. Slavchev2, Kircho D. Patrikov2, Petya M. Tsenova1, Georgi P. Georgiev3

 Neoadjuvant and Adjuvant Treatment with Denosumab in Aggressive Giant-cell Tumor of Bone in the Proximal Fibula: a Case Report

1 Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology, St Ivan Rilski University Hospital, Medical University of Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria
2 Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Prof. Boycho Boychev University Hospital of Orthopedics, Medical University of
Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria
3 Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Queen Giovanna University Hospital - ISUL, Medical University of Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria

 

Anorectal Melanoma - a Histopathological Case Report and a Review of the Literature

 

Ina Kobakova1, George Stoyanov2, HriAnorectal Melanoma - a Histopathological Case Report and a Review of the Literaturesto Popov2, Snezhana Spasova-Nyagulova2, Nadezhda Stefanova2, Lyuben Stoev2, Nevena Yanulova2

 

1 Clinic of General and Clinical Pathology, St. Marina University Hospital, Varna, Bulgaria
2 Department of General and Clinical Pathology, Forensic Medicine and Deontology, Faculty of Medicine, Prof. Dr. Parashkev
Stoyanov Medical University, Varna, Bulgaria

 

Gaucher Disease Involving Virchow’s Lymph Node: a Case Report

 

Dmitry A. Zinovkin1, Md Zahidul Islam Pranjol2Gaucher Disease Involving Virchow’s Lymph Node: a Case Report, Dmitry Kravchenko3, Olga Kravchenko4, Vadim Kudryashov4

 

1 Department of Pathology, Gomel State Medical University, Gomel, Belarus
2 William Harvey Research Institute, Barts & The London School of Medicine & Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London,
London, England
3 Republican Research Center for Radiation Medicine and Human Ecology, Gomel, Belarus
4 Regional Clinical Oncological Dispensary, Gomel, Belarus