Drini Dobi

Drini Dobi
Mother Theresa University Hospital Center · Department of Neurology

Dr.Sc

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Introduction
Drini Dobi currently works at the Department of Neurology, Mother Theresa University Hospital Center. Drini does research in Neurology. Their current project is 'Epilepsy'.stroke, neurodegenerative disease and neurorehabilitation
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Objectives: Our objective was to assess the association of education with Parkinson’s disease (PD) and dementia in a population-based study. Methods: A door-to-door survey was conducted by trained neurologists in a representative random population-based sample in two Albanian cities, Tirana and Saranda. Neurological diseases, including Parkinson’s...
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Background and aims: Protein S deficiency has been reported as a risk factor for ischemic stroke, especially among young patients. This may have implications on therapeutic management and secondary prevention. Our first aim was to evaluate prevalence of protein S deficiency in young ischemic stroke Albanian patients, and the second one was to asses...
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Introduction: Deficiency of protein S has been reported as a predisposing factor for ischemic stroke, especially among young patients. This may have implications on therapeutic management and secondary prevention. Aim: Evaluation of protein S deficiency in young ischemic stroke patients. Methods: All patients under 55 years of age, with ischemic...
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Aim To point out the prevalence of headache in adolescents. Methods A door-to-door survey was undertaken in Tirana. The random samples of the local population underwent a structured interview to ascertain some neurological disor- ders, including headache. The diagnosis was made using standard criteria for epidemiological studies and was con- firmed...
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Background: Cerebrovascular disease is not a common health condition in adults younger than 55 years. In Albania, no study has been carried out to evaluate risk factors for stroke in this population. Objective: Risk factors evaluation for stroke among adults aged under 55 years. Patients and Methods: 193 patients presenting with stroke between 20...
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Background: Accurate diagnosis of transient ischemic attack (TIA) is required as it implies a specific search for etiology and treatment. It is frequently difficult to distinguish TIA from other transient (24h) neurological attacks (TNA). Aim: To classify patients with TNA referred to a TIA clinic, and identify the most frequent problems in esta...
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To evaluate the usefulness of MMSE score in vascular dementia and the influence of different factors on the MMSE score. We studied 78 stroke patients followed up at the neurology unit, Specialistic Polyclinic 2, Tirana. A neurological visit is done and the MMSE score is calculated for each of them. We noted the stroke form (ischemic, hemorrhagic),...
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INTRODUCTION Body Mass Index is defined as the individual`s body mass divided by the square of their height. The formulae universally used in medicine produce a unit of measure of kg/m2. In neurological practice more with obesity-related diseases are : stroke, headache, tunnel carpal syndrome, intracranial hypertension, etc. Aim: To investigate th...
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There are few epidemiological studies on neurological disorders in Albania. A door-to-door survey was undertaken in two geographical areas (Tirana and Saranda) with different socioeconomic backgrounds. Two random samples of the local population underwent a structured interview to ascertain headache, epilepsy, dementia, parkinsonism, multiple sclero...
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Für Werkstücke, in denen starke Gradienten in den mechanischen Eigenschaften vorhanden sind, z.B. infolge von Vergütung oder Randschichtbehandlung, ist die Bestimmung von zugmechanischen Eigenschaften als Eingangsgröße für FEM-Rechnungen problematisch. In der Praxis werden Eigenschaftsgradienten häufig nur in Form von Härteverläufen gemessen, diese...

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