Awal Prasetyo*), Udadi Sadhana*)
Aterosklerosis disebabkan faktor genetik serta intensitas dan lama paparan faktor lingkungan (hemodinamik, metabolik, kimiawi eksogen, infeksi virus dan bakteri, faktor imunitas dan faktor mekanis), dan atau interaksi berbagai faktor. The American Heart Association Committee on Vascular Lesions menentukan klasifikasi baru perkembangan lesi aterosklerotik dengan mengkaitkan fase klinik evolusi plak dengan tipe lesi yang tampak secara patologis. Aterogenesis dimulai ketika terjadi jejas pada endotel arteri, sehingga mengaktivasi atau menimbulkan disfungsi endotel. Paparan jejas pada endotel, memicu… Continue reading
Aktinida Irwan Muin1), Susanti Munandar2)
Background: Dental plaque is an important role in developing dental caries. Bacteria could form colonies inside dental plaque and ferment carbohydrate onto acid that cause caries. Drinking green tea (Camellia sinensis) could prevent dental plaque formation. Catechin, which is the prominent element in green tea, could inhibit the activity of glicocyltransferase enzyme and kill causative bacteria. This research had a purpose to find the differences of dental plaque index between treatment… Continue reading
(Studi kasus kontrol pada pasien konjungtivitis vernalis
di RS Dr. Kariadi Semarang periode 1 Januari s.d 31 Desember 2004)
Alfi Hidayati1), Dewi Sarjadi2)
Background: Conjunctivitis vernalis (CV) usually associated with atopic background, but there is no statistical evidence based. This study was aimed to asses the relationship between CV with atopic history in patients that came to eye centre of Kariadi hospital.
Methods: This was a case control study without matching with logistic regression, using 40… Continue reading
Andrew Hartono1), Imam Budiwiyono2)
Background: The changes in total leucocyte count is happened due to increasement of adrenaline and cortisol. Semester examination is categorized as low grade stressor. The purpose of this research was to prove the influence of stress at total leucocyte count, and if there is any influence of stress because of semester examination at total leucocyte count of the 2001th students of Medical Faculty of Diponegoro University.
Methods: This study was a quasi-experimental… Continue reading
Kun Salimah1), Suyanto Hadi2)
Background: To prevent knee osteoarthritis we should know the risk factors, such as weight gain that may increase the BMI, leading to increase the risk of knee OA progression. The aim of this study was prove that there was a correlation between BMI with knee OA.
Methods: This was an observasional analitycal study. The samples were 56 patients of Poli Reumatik of Dr. Kariadi hospital in March to June 2005, fulfilling all… Continue reading