Lista e punimeve në Fakultetin e Mjekësisë të botuara në revistat shkencore të indeksuara në SCOPUS – 2021


  1. Dedushi, K., Hyseni, F., Musa, J., Saliaj, K., Vokshi, V., Guy, A., ... & Shatri, J. (2021). A rare case of anophthalmia without any family history and antenatal risk factors. Radiology Case Reports, 16(12), 3772-3775.
  2. Nuraj, P. N. P., & Beqiri, A. B. A. (2021). The pathomorphology of urolithiasis and the chemical analysis of the stones by x-ray diffraction and infrared spectroscopy. Urologiia (Moscow, Russia: 1999), (6), 30-34.
  3. Henein, M. Y., Mandoli, G. E., Pastore, M. C., Ghionzoli, N., Hasson, F., Nisar, M. K., ... & Cameli, M. (2021). Biomarkers predict in-hospital major adverse cardiac events in covid-19 patients: A multicenter international study. Journal of Clinical Medicine, 10(24), 5863.
  4. Fetahu, A., Rrustemi, K., Henein, M. Y., Bytyçi, B., Mehmeti, F., Bytyçi, I., & Kamberi, L. (2021). Obesity and Uncontrolled Diabetes Predict Depression in HF Patients. Journal of Clinical Medicine, 10(23), 5663.
  5. Zejnullahu, V. A., Zejnullahu, V. A., & Kosumi, E. (2021). The role of oxidative stress in patients with recurrent pregnancy loss: a review. Reproductive Health, 18(1), 1-12.
  6. Babicova, I., Cross, A., Forman, D., Hughes, J., & Hoti, K. (2021). Evaluation of the Psychometric Properties of PainChek® in UK Aged Care Residents with advanced dementia. BMC geriatrics, 21(1), 1-8.
  7. Raçi, P. Z., Raçi, F., & Hadri, T. (2021). Kosovo women’s knowledge and awareness of human papillomavirus (HPV) infection, HPV vaccination, and its relation to cervical cancer. BMC women's health, 21(1), 1-6.
  8. Shabani, B., Bytyqi, D., & Bytyqi, C. (2021). Clubfeet and congenital constriction band syndrome. European Journal of Medical Research, 26(1), 1-4. doi: 10.1186/s40001-021-00492-z
  9. Zeymer, U., Ludman, P., Danchin, N., Kala, P., Laroche, C., Sadeghi, M., ... & ACVC EAPCI EORP ACS STEMI investigators group of the ESC. (2021). Reperfusion therapies and in-hospital outcomes for ST-elevation myocardial infarction in Europe: the ACVC-EAPCI EORP STEMI Registry of the European Society of Cardiology. European heart journal, 42(44), 4536-4549. doi: 10.1093/eurheartj/ehab342.
  10. Pajaziti, B., Andrási, M., Nebija, D., Pajaziti, B. A., Anastasova, L., & Petkovska, R. (2021). Chemometrics approach for optimization of capillary electrophoretic conditions for the separation of insulin analogues. Die Pharmazie-An International Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 76(11), 528-531. doi: 10.1691/ph.2021.1758.
  11. El-Sokkary, R., Uysal, S., Erdem, H., Kullar, R., Pekok, A. U., Amer, F., ... & Rello, J. (2021). Profiles of multidrug-resistant organisms among patients with bacteremia in intensive care units: an international ID-IRI survey. European Journal of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases, 40(11), 2323-2334.
  12. Hoti, K., Chivers, P. T., & Hughes, J. D. (2021). Assessing procedural pain in infants: a feasibility study evaluating a point-of-care mobile solution based on automated facial analysis. The Lancet Digital Health, 3(10), e623-e634. doi: 10.1016/S2589-7500(21)00129-1.
  13. Dedushi, K., Hyseni, F., Musa, J., Saliaj, K., Vokshi, V., Guy, A., ... & Shatri, J. (2021). Importance of MRI in the diagnosis of a rare intracranial mucocele associated with frontal paranasal osteoma: Case report and literature review. Radiology Case Reports, 16(10), 3094-3098.
  14. Rosenthal, V. D., Duszynska, W., Ider, B. E., Gurskis, V., Al-Ruzzieh, M. A., Myatra, S. N., ... & Erben, N. (2021). International Nosocomial Infection Control Consortium (INICC) report, data summary of 45 countries for 2013-2018, Adult and Pediatric Units, Device-associated Module. American journal of infection control, 49(10), 1267-1274.
  15. Çitaku, H., Miftari, R., Stubljar, D., & Krasniqi, X. (2021). Size of Acute Myocardial Infarction Correlates with Earlier Time of Initiation of Reperfusion Therapy with Cardiac Perfusion Scintigraphy: A National Single-Center Study. Medical Science Monitor Basic Research, 27, e933214-1. doi: 10.12659/MSMBR.933214
  16. Sopjani, I., & Elezi, S. Prevalence of hypertension and diabetes in the population of Kosovo. Frontiers of Nursing, 8(3), 261-267. DOI: 10.2478/fon-2021-0027
  17. Maloku, H., Shabani, R., Haliti, N., Shabani, N., Maxhuni, Q., & Ferizi, R. (2021). A rare case report-Ovary attached to testicle inside hernia sac. Urology Case Reports, 38, 101673.
  18. Imeri, H., Desselle, S., Hetemi, D., & Hoti, K. (2021). Mobile Electronic Devices as Means of Facilitating Patient Activation and Health Professional Empowerment Related to Information Seeking on Chronic Conditions and Medications: Qualitative Study. JMIR mHealth and uHealth, 9(8), e26300. doi: 10.2196/26300
  19. Gllareva, B. B., Humolli, I., Rudhani, I., Jakupi, X., Rexhepi, J., Metaj, T., ... & Sopi, V. (2021). A National Cross-Sectional Study from the Republic of Kosovo on Lot Quality Assurance Sampling (LQAS) to Evaluate the Vaccination Status of Children Between 12 and 24 Months of Age During 2018 to 2020. Medical Science Monitor Basic Research, 27, e934194-1. doi: 10.12659/MSMBR.934194
  20. Latifi-Xhemajli, B., Rexhepi, A., Veronneau, J., Kutllovci, T., Ahmeti, D., & Bajrami, S. (2021). Streptococcus Mutans Infections in Infants and Related Maternal and Child Factors. Acta Stomatologica Croatica, 55(3). DOI: 10.15644/asc55/3/8
  21. Bytyqi, A., Aliu, X., Barani, M., Stubljar, D., Jukic, T., Starc, A., & Krasniqi, S. (2021). Disinfection of Infected Artificial Dental Periapical Lesions with Diode Laser: An In Vitro Study. Medical Science Monitor Basic Research, 27, e932492-1. doi: 10.12659/MSMBR.932492
  22. Robaj, A., Krt, B., Avberšek, J., Ocepek, M., Kalaveshi, A., Jakupi, X., ... & Hamidi, A. (2021). Infectious abortions in small ruminants: Challenges for diagnosis and public health. Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases, 21(6), 475-477. Doi:
  23. Ruscica, M., Penson, P. E., Ferri, N., Sirtori, C. R., Pirro, M., Mancini, G. J., ... & Zirlik, A. (2021). Impact of nutraceuticals on markers of systemic inflammation: Potential relevance to cardiovascular diseases–A position paper from the International Lipid Expert Panel (ILEP). Progress in cardiovascular diseases, 67, 40-52.
  24. Maarsingh, H., Oldenburger, A., Han, B., Zuidhof, A. B., Elzinga, C. R., Timens, W., ... & Schmidt, M. (2021). Effects of (a Combination of) the Beta2-Adrenoceptor Agonist Indacaterol and the Muscarinic Receptor Antagonist Glycopyrrolate on Intrapulmonary Airway Constriction. Cells, 10(5), 1237. doi:
  25. Toçi, E., Burazeri, G., Kamberi, H., Toçi, D., Roshi, E., Jerliu, N., ... & Brand, H. (2021). Health literacy and body mass index: a population-based study in a South-Eastern European country. Journal of Public Health, 43(1), 123-130. doi:
  26. Bajraktari, G., Rexhaj, Z., Elezi, S., Zhubi-Bakija, F., Bajraktari, A., Bytyci, I., ... & Henein, M. Y. (2021). Radial Access for Coronary Angiography Carries Fewer Complications Compared with Femoral Access: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials. Journal of clinical medicine, 10(10), 2163. doi:
  27. Zhao, M., Hoti, K., Wang, H., Raghu, A., & Katabi, D. (2021). Assessment of medication self-administration using artificial intelligence. Nature medicine, 27(4), 727-735. doi: 10.1038/s41591-021-01273-1
  28. Ismaili–Jaha, V., Spahiu‐Konusha, S., & Jaha, A. (2021). Pierpont syndrome‐Report of a new patient. Clinical Case Reports, 9(4), 2113-2116. doi: 10.1002/ccr3.3959
  29. Latifi, F., Baruti-Gafurri, Z., Haziri, I., Manxhuka-Kërliu, S., Shahini, L., Podrimaj-Bytyqi, A., ... & Abdelgayed, S. S. (2021). Hormonal and Histopathological Fertility Assessments of Male Dogs in Kosovo. Indian Journal of Animal Research, 1, 6. 10.18805/ijar.B-1267
  30. Latifi, F., Baruti-Gafurri, Z., Haziri, I., Manxhuka-Kërliu, S., Shahini, L., Podrimaj-Bytyqi, A., ... & Abdelgayed, S. S. (2021). Hormonal and Histopathological Fertility Assessments of Male Dogs in Kosovo. Indian Journal of Animal Research, 1, 6. doi: 10.18805/ijar.B-1267
  31. Emmerich, P., von Possel, R., Deschermeier, C., Ahmeti, S., Berisha, L., Halili, B., ... & Borchardt-Lohölter, V. (2021). Comparison of diagnostic performances of ten different immunoassays detecting anti-CCHFV IgM and IgG antibodies from acute to subsided phases of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 15(3), e0009280. doi:
  32. Ibrahimi, L., Paçarada, M., Hoxha, S. L., Bimbashi, A., & Ibishi, V. A. (2021). Role of Calcium/Creatinine Ratio in Urine Compared with Proteinuria and Uric Acid in Predicting Preeclampsia: A Study from Kosovo. Medical Science Monitor Basic Research, 27, e929845-1. doi: 10.12659/MSMBR.929845
  33. Ahmeti, A., Bytyçi, F. S., Bielecka‐Dabrowa, A., Bytyçi, I., & Henein, M. Y. (2021). Prognostic value of left atrial volume index in acute coronary syndrome: A systematic review and meta‐analysis. Clinical physiology and functional imaging, 41(2), 128-135. doi: 10.1111/cpf.12689
  34. Bytyçi, I., D’Agostino, A., Bajraktari, G., Lindqvist, P., Dini, F. L., & Henein, M. Y. (2021). Left atrial stiffness predicts cardiac events in patients with heart failure and reduced ejection fraction: The impact of diabetes. Clinical physiology and functional imaging, 41(2), 208-216. doi: 10.1111/cpf.12688
  35. Elshani, B., Kotori, V., & Daci, A. (2021). Role of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids in gestational diabetes, maternal and fetal insights: current use and future directions. The Journal of Maternal-Fetal & Neonatal Medicine, 34(1), 124-136. doi:10.1080/14767058.2019.1593361
  36. Gashi, A. M., Elshani, B., Latifi, H., Sopa, G., Ismajli, J., & Sherifi, A. (2021). Ectopic Pregnancy-An 8-year survey. Ginekologia i Położnictwo medical project, 16(4), 1-4.
  37. Rashiti-Bytyçi, A., Ramadani, N., Kalaveshi, A., Muçaj, S., Gashi, L., & Rashiti, P. (2021). Hepatitis C in several risk groups: Literature review. South Eastern European Journal of Public Health (SEEJPH). doi:
  38. Lumezi, B. G., & Berisha, V. L. (2021). Investigation of body mass index, insulin resistance and diabetes in patients with hirsutism. Advances in Dermatology and Allergology/Postȩpy Dermatologii i Alergologii, 38(6), 1006. doi:
  39. Dërmaku-Sopjani, M., & Sopjani, M. (2021). Interactions between ACE2 and SARS-CoV-2 S Protein: Peptide Inhibitors for Potential Drug Developments Against COVID-19. Current protein and peptide science, 22(10), 729-744. doi:
  40. Vela, D., Vela‐Gaxha, Z., Rexhepi, M., Olloni, R., Hyseni, V., & Nallbani, R. (2021). Efficacy and safety of tocilizumab versus standard care/placebo in patients with COVID‐19; a systematic review and meta‐analysis of randomized clinical trials. British journal of clinical pharmacology. doi: 10.1111/bcp.15124
  41. Bejiqi, R., Retkoceri, R., Bejiqi, H., Zeka, N., Gerguri, A., Vuçiterna, A., ... & Bejiqi, R. (2021). Severe form of the hydrothorax associated with right divided atrium and Cytomegalovirus infection-Prenatal diagnosis and outcomes. Open Access Macedonian Journal of Medical Sciences, 9(C), 193-197. doi:
  42. Bytyçi, I., Bajraktari, G., Penson, P. E., Henein, M. Y., Banach, M., Lipid and Blood Pressure Meta‐Analysis Collaboration (LBPMC) Group, & International Lipid Expert Panel (ILEP). (2021). Efficacy and safety of colchicine in patients with coronary artery disease: A systematic review and meta‐analysis of randomized controlled trials. British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology. doi:
  43. Sopjani, M., Morina, R., Uka, V., Xuan, N. T., & Dërmaku-Sopjani, M. (2021). JAK2-mediated intracellular signaling. Current Molecular Medicine, 21(5), 417-425. doi:
  44. Thaçi, Q., Reçica, S., Kryeziu, I., Mitrokhin, V., Kamkin, A., Sopi, R., ... & Mladenov, M. (2021). VIP/PACAP Signaling as an Alternative Target During Hyperoxic Exposure in Preterm Newborns. Physiological Research, 70(4). doi: 10.33549/physiolres.934638
  45. Grezda, K., Jelic, M., Daci, A., Bytyqi, C., & Kida, Q. (2021). Comparison of systemic inflammatory responses of proximal femoral nail versus dynamic hip screw after treatment of patients with pertrochanteric fractures: A prospective comparative study. Acta Orthopaedica et Traumatologica Turcica, 55(4), 293-298. doi: DOI: 10.5152/j.aott.2021.20193
  46. Tahirbegolli, B., Tahirbegolli, I. A., Paice, L., Muçaj, S., Hoxha, A., & Vehid, S. (2021). Public Health Experts have the Highest Impact on Citizens’ Compliance with COVID-19 Prevention Recommendations. The Open Public Health Journal, 14(1). doi: 10.2174/1874944502114010300
  47. Boshnjaku, D., Jashari, F., Gjikolli, B., Komoni, E., Pushka, M., Shala, A., ... & Shala, N. (2021). TRANSIENT ISCHEMIC ATTACK AS THE INITIAL PRESENTATION OF TAKAYASU ARTERITIS IN A YOUNG WOMAN: A CASE REPORT. Romanian JouRnal of neuRology, 20(2), 233. doi: 10.37897/RJN.2021.2.17
  48. Bakalli, A., Jashari, I., Krasniqi, X., & Spahiu, L. (2021). A Case of Successfully Implanted Dual Chamber Pacemaker in a Young Patient with Dextrocardia and Sick Sinus Syndrome. Clinical Medicine Insights: Case Reports, 14, 11795476211017733.
  49. Meqa, K. (2021). Periodontal Surgery Combined with Multiple Extractions: A Case Report. The American Journal of Case Reports, 22, e930529-1.
  50. Ramosaj-Morina, A., Burek Kamenaric, M., Keka Syla, A., Baloku, A., Grubic, Z., & Zunec, R. (2021). HLA-A,-C,-B,-DRB1,-DQA1, and-DQB1 Allele and Haplotype Repertoires in the Albanian Population from Kosovo. Immunological Investigations, 1-11. doi:
  51. Dërmaku-Sopjani, M., & Sopjani, M. (2021). Molecular Characterization of SARS-CoV-2. Current Molecular Medicine, 21(7), 589-595. doi: DOI:
  52. Bajgora, V. M., Begzati, A., & Maxhuni, L. (2021). Children’s oral health of Roma, Ashkali and Egyptian Community. Journal of International Dental and Medical Research, 14(1), 203-208.
  53. Mahmutaj, D., Braha, B., Hamza, A., & Krasniqi, J. (2021). Clinical Effects and Prognostic Significance of Intraabdominal Pressure in Secondary Peritonitis. Journal of International Dental and Medical Research, 14(1), 453-460.
  54. Behluli, E., Dragidella, F., Bajrami-Shabani, D., Kamberi, A., Behluli, M., & Kamberi, B. (2021). Comparative study of Streptococcus mutans in pregnant women's saliva in the first and third trimesters. Journal of International Dental and Medical Research, 14(1), 280-285.
  55. Kelmendi, F. M., Morina, A. A., Mekaj, A. Y., Dragusha, S., Ahmeti, F., Alimehmeti, R., ... & Kerolli, B. (2021). Ability of S100B to predict post-concussion syndrome in paediatric patients who present to the emergency department with mild traumatic brain injury. British journal of neurosurgery, 1-6. doi: 10.1080/02688697.2021.1878487
  56. Zhubi-Bakija, F., Bajraktari, G., Bytyçi, I., Mikhailidis, D. P., Henein, M. Y., Latkovskis, G., ... & Zirlik, A. (2021). The impact of type of dietary protein, animal versus vegetable, in modifying cardiometabolic risk factors: A position paper from the International Lipid Expert Panel (ILEP). Clinical Nutrition, 40(1), 255-276.
  57. Canh, N. X., Giang, N. V., Nghia, V. X., Sopjani, M., Ngan, N. T. T., Hoang, N. H., & Xuan, N. T. (2021). Regulation of cell activation by A20 through STAT signaling in acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Journal of Receptors and Signal Transduction, 41(4), 331-338.
  58. Kabashi-Muçaj, S., Dedushi-Hoti, K., Shatri, J., Pasha, F., & Dreshaj, D. (2021). Pulmonary mucinous adenocarcinoma in the presence of reactivated tuberculosis: A case report. Radiology Case Reports, 16(12), 3647.
  59. Dreshaj, D., & Pasha, F. (2021). Overview of the Content of Bisphenol A in the Amniotic Fluid of Pregnant Women And Its Adverse Health Outcomes. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 15(1).
  60. Lokaj-Berisha, V., Gacaferri Lumezi, B., & Berisha, N. (2021). Low serum levels of dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate and testosterone in Albanian female patients with allergic disease. Scientific Reports, 11(1), 1-8.
  61. Kerliu, L., Citaku, D., Rudhani, I., Hughes, J. D., Rose, O., & Hoti, K. (2021). Exploring instruments used to evaluate potentially inappropriate medication use in hospitalised elderly patients in Kosovo. European Journal of Hospital Pharmacy, 28(4), 223-228.
  62. Shatri, J., Bexheti, S., Shatri, M., Kabashi, A., & Mucaj, S. (2021). Anatomical Variations in the Circulus Arteriosus Cerebri with Clinical Importance–Results of an Magnetic Resonance Angiography Study and Review of Literature. Journal of Clinical Imaging Science, 11. doi: 10.25259/JCIS_100_2020
  63. Vukičević, A., Ogurlić, R., Lazić, M., Beqaj, S., & Švraka, E. (2021). Patients’ trust in the health care system and physiotherapists. Journal of Health Sciences, 11(2), 84-92. doi:
  64. Ukaj, S., Veslko, M., Krasniqi, S., Podvorica, V., Ukaj, F., Ahmeti, A., ... & Cimerman, M. (2021). Cemented stems in healthy elderly patients result in higher hypoxia despite a paradoxical lower femoral increase of intramedullary pressure. International Orthopaedics, 45(4), 915-922. doi:
  65. Tahmi, M., Zelveian, P., Berger, T., Noi, A., & Vataman, E. (2021). 2020 esc guidelines on sports cardiology and exercise in patients with cardiovascular disease. Russian Journal of Cardiology, 26(5), 335-407. doi: DOI:
  66. Dini, F. L., Ballo, P., Pugliese, N. R., Bytyçi, I., D’Agostino, A., Bajraktari, G., ... & Henein, M. Y. (2021). Improved diastolic dysfunction is associated with higher forward flow and better prognosis in chronic heart failure. The International Journal of Cardiovascular Imaging, 1-11.
  67. Eugène, M., Duchnowski, P., Prendergast, B., Wendler, O., Laroche, C., Monin, J. L., ... & Iung, B. (2021). Contemporary management of severe symptomatic aortic stenosis. Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 78(22), 2131-2143. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2021.09.864.
  68. Mustafa, L., Tolaj, I., Baftiu, N., & Fejza, H. (2021). Use of antibiotics in COVID-19 ICU patients. The Journal of Infection in Developing Countries, 15(04), 501-505. doi: 10.3855/jidc.14404
  69. Spahiu, L., Baruti-Gafurri, Z., Grajçevci-Uka, V., Salihu, S., Maqastena, R., & Behluli, E. (2021). Type II Pleuropulmonary Blastoma in a 4 Month Old Infant with Negative Dicer1 Mutation on Next Generation Sequencing. Medical Archives, 75(1), 61. doi: 10.5455/medarh.2021.75.61-65
  70. Spahiu, L., Behluli, E., Peterlin, B., Nefic, H., Hadziselimovic, R., Liehr, T., & Temaj, G. (2021). Mucopolysaccharidosis III: Molecular basis and treatment. Pediatric Endocrinology Diabetes and Metabolism, 27(3), 201-208. doi:
  71. Haliti, F., Murtezani, A., Tahirbegolli, B., Dobërdoli, D., & Batalli-Këpuska, A. (2021). Association between Oral Health and Body Mass Index among Schoolchildren. World, 12(1), 85. doi: 10.5005/jp-journals-10015-1781
  72. Hetemi, D., Combellas, C., Kanoufi, F., & Podvorica, F. I. (2021). Direct vs indirect grafting of alkyl and aryl halides. ChemPhysChem, 22(18), 1844-1849.
  73. Gashi, A. M., Ismajli, J., Berisha, I., Elshani, B., Rraci, B., & Berisha, A. (2021). Osteoporosis during pregnancy–a case report.
  74. Zejnullahu, V. A., Ukella-Lleshi, D., Zejnullahu, V. A., Miftari, E., & Govori, V. (2021). Prevalence of postpartum depression at the clinic for obstetrics and gynecology in Kosovo teaching hospital: Demographic, obstetric and psychosocial risk factors. European Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, 256, 215-220.
  75. Kalaveshi, A., Vllasolli, T. O., Tahirbegolli, B., Paice, L. A., & Ramadani, N. (2021). Measles Immunity among Fertile Age Women in Kosovo. Journal of International Dental and Medical Research, 14(1), 435-439.