Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma Treated in Clinic for Pulmonary Diseases and Tuberculosis “Podhrastovi“ in Ten-Year Period (from 1998 to 2007)

  • Vesna Čukić Clinic for Pulmonary Diseases and Tuberculosis “Podhrastovi’’ University of Sarajevo Clinics Centre
  • Aida Ustamujić Clinic for Pulmonary Diseases and Tuberculosis “Podhrastovi’’ University of Sarajevo Clinics Centre
  • Vladimir Lovre Clinic for Pulmonary Diseases and Tuberculosis “Podhrastovi’’ University of Sarajevo Clinics Centre
  • Hasan Žutić Clinic for Pulmonary Diseases and Tuberculosis “Podhrastovi’’ University of Sarajevo Clinics Centre
  • Sadika Genjac Clinic for Pulmonary Diseases and Tuberculosis “Podhrastovi’’ University of Sarajevo Clinics Centre
  • Mina Mašić -Zečević Clinic for Pulmonary Diseases and Tuberculosis “Podhrastovi’’ University of Sarajevo Clinics Centre
Keywords: malignant pleural mesothelioma, retrospective evaluation, Clinic “Podhrastovi”

Abstract

Malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) is the most common primary malign tumour of pleura. The aim of this study was to evaluate cases of MPM diagnosed and treated in Clinic for Pulmonary Diseases and Tuberculosis “Podhrastovi” during ten-year period (1998-2007). Study is retrospective. The patients were analysed according to age, sex, histopathologic type of the tumour, cantonal distribution in Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina and regimen of treatment.

MPM presented 0,72% (0-1,56% per year) of all hospitalised malignant patients, and the greatest number of registered cases was in the year of 2007. The series included 16 male (57,14%) and 12 female (42,86%). Cases over 64 years old were the most frequent (14-50%) than 45-54 years (7--25%). Histopathology types of hospitalised cases of MPM: epitheloid form (8- 28,57%); sarcomatoid form (2- 7,14 %); other forms (18-64,29%). The most patients came from Canton Sarajevo (12-42,86%); ZE-DO canton (8-28,57%) and the UNA-SANA canton (5-17,86%). The therapy applied: chemotherapy (11-39,29%); radiotherapy (3-10,71%); chemotherapy + radiotherapy (4-14,29%); symptomatic therapy (10-35,71 %).

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Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma Treated in Clinic for Pulmonary Diseases and Tuberculosis “Podhrastovi“ in Ten-Year Period (from 1998 to 2007)
Published
2008-11-20
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Čukić V, Ustamujić A, Lovre V, Žutić H, Genjac S, Mašić -Zečević M. Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma Treated in Clinic for Pulmonary Diseases and Tuberculosis “Podhrastovi“ in Ten-Year Period (from 1998 to 2007). Bosn J of Basic Med Sci [Internet]. 2008Nov.20 [cited 2020Sep.29];8(4):361-6. Available from: https://bjbms.org/ojs/index.php/bjbms/article/view/2898
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