Vol 17, No 4 (2017)

Table of Contents

Reviews

Differential diagnosis of hepatopulmonary syndrome (HPS): Portopulmonary hypertension (PPH) and hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia (HHT)
Inna Krynytska, Mariya Marushchak, Anna Mikolenko, Anzhela Bob, Iryna Smachylo, Ludmyla Radetska, Olga Sopel
Bosn J Basic Med Sci. Vol 17, No 4 (2017) pages 276-285 [PDF]

Biochemistry

Evaluation of phenolic profile, enzyme inhibitory and antimicrobial activities of Nigella sativa L. seed extracts
Anela Topcagic, Sanja Cavar Zeljkovic, Erna Karalija, Semira Galijasevic, Emin Sofic
Bosn J Basic Med Sci. Vol 17, No 4 (2017) pages 286-294 [PDF]
Berberine alleviates oxidative stress in rats with osteoporosis through receptor activator of NF-kB/receptor activator of NF-kB ligand/osteoprotegerin (RANK/RANKL/OPG) pathway
Xiao-Feng He, Long Zhang, Chun-Hua Zhang, Con-Ran Zhao, Heng Li, Ling-Fei Zhang, Guo-Feng Tian, Ming-Feng Guo, Zheng Dai, Fu-Ge Sui
Bosn J Basic Med Sci. Vol 17, No 4 (2017) pages 295-301 [PDF]

Pathology

Enhancer of zeste homologue 2 (EZH2) expression in synovial sarcomas as a promising indicator of prognosis
Ulviye Yalçınkaya, Nesrin Uğraş, Gonca Özgün, Gökhan Ocakoğlu, Adem Deligönül, Sibel Kahraman Çetintaş, Muhammed Sadık Bilgen
Bosn J Basic Med Sci. Vol 17, No 4 (2017) pages 302-308 [PDF]

Molecular Biology

Prevalence of F5 1691G>A, F2 20210G>A, and MTHFR 677C>T polymorphisms in Bosnian women with pregnancy loss
Emir Mahmutbegović, Damir Marjanović, Edin Medjedović, Nevena Mahmutbegović, Serkan Dogan, Amina Valjevac, Ewa Czerska, Anna Pawińska-Matecka, Agnieszka Madlani, Grażyna Adler
Bosn J Basic Med Sci. Vol 17, No 4 (2017) pages 309-314 [PDF]
The effects of platelet gel on cultured human retinal pigment epithelial (hRPE) cells
Sahar Balagholi, Shaban Alizadeh, Abouzar Bagheri, Yashar Amizadeh, Mozhgan Rezaei Kanavi
Bosn J Basic Med Sci. Vol 17, No 4 (2017) pages 315-322 [PDF]
ABCB1 3435C>T and 2677G>T/A polymorphisms in Polish and Bosnian patients with Crohn’s disease – A preliminary report
Krzysztof Borecki, Iwona Zawada, Anna Pawinska-Matecka, Nermin Nusret Salkic, Beata Karakiewicz, Grażyna Adler
Bosn J Basic Med Sci. Vol 17, No 4 (2017) pages 323-327 [PDF]
Vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF)-related single nucleotide polymorphisms rs10738760 and rs6921438 are not associated with diabetic retinopathy (DR) in Slovenian patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM)
Rifet Terzić, Ines Cilenšek, Ruda Zorc Pleskovič, Sara Mankoč, Aleksandra Milutinović
Bosn J Basic Med Sci. Vol 17, No 4 (2017) pages 328-332 [PDF]

Translational and Clinical Research

Soluble transferrin receptor as a marker of erythropoiesis in patients undergoing high-flux hemodialysis
Pei Yin, Yan Song, Jijun Li
Bosn J Basic Med Sci. Vol 17, No 4 (2017) pages 333-338 [PDF]
Mitoxantrone suppresses vascular smooth muscle cell (VSMC) proliferation and balloon injury-induced neointima formation: An in vitro and in vivo study
Yuan Teng, Ziyi Wang, Wen Li, Jianxing Yu, Zhen Shan, Chun Liang, Shenming Wang
Bosn J Basic Med Sci. Vol 17, No 4 (2017) pages 339-348 [PDF]

Case reports

A prominent lactate peak as a potential key magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS) feature of progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML): Spectrum pattern observed in three patients
Duško Kozić, Mladen Bjelan, Jasmina Boban, Jelena Ostojić, Vesna Turkulov, Aleksandar Todorović, Slobodanka Lemajić-Komazec, Snežana Brkić
Bosn J Basic Med Sci. Vol 17, No 4 (2017) pages 349-354 [PDF]