A N Nicolaides

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Affiliation: The Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics
Country: Cyprus

Publications

  1. ncbi Severity of asymptomatic carotid stenosis and risk of ipsilateral hemispheric ischaemic events: results from the ACSRS study
    A N Nicolaides
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Imperial College, London, UK
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 30:275-84. 2005
  2. ncbi Ultrasound plaque characterisation, genetic markers and risks
    Andrew N Nicolaides
    Department of Neurovascular Sciences, The Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics, Nicosia, Cyprus
    Pathophysiol Haemost Thromb 32:371-7. 2002
  3. ncbi Effect of image normalization on carotid plaque classification and the risk of ipsilateral hemispheric ischemic events: results from the asymptomatic carotid stenosis and risk of stroke study
    Andrew N Nicolaides
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Imperial College, London, UK
    Vascular 13:211-21. 2005
  4. ncbi Chronic venous disease and the leukocyte-endothelium interaction: from symptoms to ulceration
    A N Nicolaides
    The Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics, Nicosia, Cyprus
    Angiology 56:S11-9. 2005
  5. ncbi Investigation of chronic venous insufficiency: A consensus statement (France, March 5-9, 1997)
    A N Nicolaides
    Irvine Laboratory for Cardiovascular Investigation and Research, Department of Vascular Surgery, Imperial College School of Medicine St Mary s Campus, London W2 1NY, UK
    Circulation 102:E126-63. 2000
  6. ncbi Carotid plaque echogenicity and types of silent CT-brain infarcts. Is there an association in patients with asymptomatic carotid stenosis?
    M M Sabetai
    Irvine Laboratory for Cardiovascular Investigation and Research, Imperial College School of Medicine at St Mary s Hospital, Department of Vascular Surgery, London
    Int Angiol 20:51-7. 2001
  7. ncbi Patterns of cerebrovascular symptomatology associated with carotid atheroma
    T J Tegos
    Irvine Laboratory for Cardiovascular Investigation and Research, Department of Vascular Surgery, St Mary s Hospital, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, Praed St, Paddington, London, UK
    Eur J Neurol 7:499-508. 2000
  8. ncbi Modification of the echogenicity of femoral plaques after treatment with total triterpenic fraction of Centella asiatica: a prospective, randomized, placebo-controlled trial
    L Incandela
    Irvine Vascular Laboratory, St Mary's Hospital at Imperial College, London, UK
    Angiology 52:S69-73. 2001
  9. ncbi Brain CT infarction in patients with carotid atheroma. Does it predict a future event?
    T J Tegos
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Irvine Laboratory for Cardiovascular Investigation and Research, London, UK
    Int Angiol 20:110-7. 2001
  10. ncbi Improved hemodynamic effectiveness and associated clinical correlations of a new intermittent pneumatic compression system in patients with chronic venous insufficiency
    S K Kakkos
    Irvine Laboratory for Cardiovascular Investigation and Research, Department of Vascular Surgery, Imperial College School of Medicine, St Mary s Hospital, London, United Kingdom
    J Vasc Surg 34:915-22. 2001

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  1. ncbi Severity of asymptomatic carotid stenosis and risk of ipsilateral hemispheric ischaemic events: results from the ACSRS study
    A N Nicolaides
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Imperial College, London, UK
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 30:275-84. 2005
    ..This study determines the risk of ipsilateral ischaemic neurological events in relation to the degree of asymptomatic carotid stenosis and other risk factors...
  2. ncbi Ultrasound plaque characterisation, genetic markers and risks
    Andrew N Nicolaides
    Department of Neurovascular Sciences, The Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics, Nicosia, Cyprus
    Pathophysiol Haemost Thromb 32:371-7. 2002
    ..In addition, knowledge of the genetic abnormalities associated with increased risk in a particular individual will provide a means of targeting prophylactic therapy...
  3. ncbi Effect of image normalization on carotid plaque classification and the risk of ipsilateral hemispheric ischemic events: results from the asymptomatic carotid stenosis and risk of stroke study
    Andrew N Nicolaides
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Imperial College, London, UK
    Vascular 13:211-21. 2005
    ..9% at 7 years (0.14% per year). The results suggest that asymptomatic patients with plaque types 4 and 5 classified as such after image normalization are at low risk irrespective of the degree of stenosis...
  4. ncbi Chronic venous disease and the leukocyte-endothelium interaction: from symptoms to ulceration
    A N Nicolaides
    The Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics, Nicosia, Cyprus
    Angiology 56:S11-9. 2005
    ..It seems reasonable to speculate that such treatment could reduce the risk of CVD progression if applied as soon as the first symptoms appear...
  5. ncbi Investigation of chronic venous insufficiency: A consensus statement (France, March 5-9, 1997)
    A N Nicolaides
    Irvine Laboratory for Cardiovascular Investigation and Research, Department of Vascular Surgery, Imperial College School of Medicine St Mary s Campus, London W2 1NY, UK
    Circulation 102:E126-63. 2000
    ..Subsequent input by co-opted faculty members and revisions in 1998 and 1999 have ensured a document that provides an up-to-date account of the various methods available for the investigation of CVI...
  6. ncbi Carotid plaque echogenicity and types of silent CT-brain infarcts. Is there an association in patients with asymptomatic carotid stenosis?
    M M Sabetai
    Irvine Laboratory for Cardiovascular Investigation and Research, Imperial College School of Medicine at St Mary s Hospital, Department of Vascular Surgery, London
    Int Angiol 20:51-7. 2001
    ..The aim of this study was to identify the differences in echogenicity and the degree of stenosis of asymptomatic carotid plaques associated with different types of ipsilateral silent CT-brain infarcts...
  7. ncbi Patterns of cerebrovascular symptomatology associated with carotid atheroma
    T J Tegos
    Irvine Laboratory for Cardiovascular Investigation and Research, Department of Vascular Surgery, St Mary s Hospital, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, Praed St, Paddington, London, UK
    Eur J Neurol 7:499-508. 2000
    ..05). These results suggested that amaurosis fugax was dependent only on the instability of carotid plaques, whereas hemispheric transient ischaemic attack and stroke were both dependent on carotid plaques and other pathogenetic factors...
  8. ncbi Modification of the echogenicity of femoral plaques after treatment with total triterpenic fraction of Centella asiatica: a prospective, randomized, placebo-controlled trial
    L Incandela
    Irvine Vascular Laboratory, St Mary's Hospital at Imperial College, London, UK
    Angiology 52:S69-73. 2001
    ..The variation in GSM is generally associated with a lower risk of wall thrombosis, rupture and embolization. These observations indicate a positive action of TTFCA on the stabilization of hypoechoic, low-density femoral plaques...
  9. ncbi Brain CT infarction in patients with carotid atheroma. Does it predict a future event?
    T J Tegos
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Irvine Laboratory for Cardiovascular Investigation and Research, London, UK
    Int Angiol 20:110-7. 2001
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate the predictive value for subsequent stroke of different patterns of brain CT infarction in patients with carotid atheroma...
  10. ncbi Improved hemodynamic effectiveness and associated clinical correlations of a new intermittent pneumatic compression system in patients with chronic venous insufficiency
    S K Kakkos
    Irvine Laboratory for Cardiovascular Investigation and Research, Department of Vascular Surgery, Imperial College School of Medicine, St Mary s Hospital, London, United Kingdom
    J Vasc Surg 34:915-22. 2001
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  11. ncbi Reproducibility of computer-quantified carotid plaque echogenicity: can we overcome the subjectivity?
    M M Sabetai
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Irvine Laboratory for Cardiovascular Investigation and Research, Imperial College School of Medicine at St Mary s Hospital, London, UK
    Stroke 31:2189-96. 2000
    ..We sought to assess the reproducibility, interobserver variability, and application to clinical studies of a new method for the quantitative assessment of carotid plaque echogenicity...
  12. ncbi In situ hemodynamics of perforating veins in chronic venous insufficiency
    K T Delis
    Irvine Laboratory for Cardiovascular Investigation and Research, Academic Vascular Surgery, St Mary s Hospital, Imperial College School of Medicine, London, UK
    J Vasc Surg 33:773-82. 2001
    ..The aim of this prospective study was to determine the in situ hemodynamic performance of incompetent perforating veins across the clinical spectrum of CVI, by means of duplex ultrasonography...
  13. ncbi External femoral vein valvuloplasty with limited anterior plication (LAP): a 10-year randomized, follow-up study
    G Belcaro
    Irvine Laboratory, St Mary s Hospital at Imperial College, London, UK
    Angiology 50:531-6. 1999
    ..In conclusion, in selected subjects, with moderate deep venous incompetence, functional cusps, or incompetence mainly due to relative enlargement of the femoral vein, LAP may be an effective alternative to external valvuloplasty...
  14. ncbi Correlates of embolic events detected by means of transcranial Doppler in patients with carotid atheroma
    T J Tegos
    Irvine Laboratory for Cardiovascular Investigation and Research, Department of Vascular Surgery, St Mary s Hospital, Imperial College of Science, Technology, and Medicine, London, UK
    J Vasc Surg 33:131-8. 2001
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  15. ncbi Comparison of three intermittent pneumatic compression systems in patients with varicose veins: a hemodynamic study
    M Griffin
    The Vascular Noninvasive Screening and Diagnostic Centre, London, UK
    Int Angiol 26:158-64. 2007
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  16. ncbi Air plethysmography: the answer in detecting past deep venous thrombosis
    E Kalodiki
    Irvine Laboratory for Cardiovascular Investigation and Research, Division of Surgery, Anesthetics, and Intensive Care, Imperial College School of Medicine, St Mary s Hospital, London, UK
    J Vasc Surg 33:715-20. 2001
    ..In this study we assessed the accuracy of air plethysmography (APG) as a means of detecting earlier deep venous thrombosis (DVT), in comparison with venography, to develop a preoperative test for patients with varicose veins...
  17. ncbi Haemodynamic and clinical impact of superficial, deep and perforator vein incompetence
    V Ibegbuna
    Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College, St Mary s Hospital, Paddington, London
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 31:535-41. 2006
    ..e. multi-system incompetence) on the venous haemodynamics and clinical condition of limbs with chronic venous disease (CVD)...
  18. ncbi New information on the value of plaque characterisation--relation to symptoms
    T J Tegos
    Irvine Laboratory for Cardiovascular Investigation and Research, Department of Vascular Surgery, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, St Mary s Hospital, Praed St, Paddington, London W2 1NY, UK
    Acta Chir Belg 100:255-8. 2000
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  19. ncbi Stroke: epidemiology, clinical picture, and risk factors--Part I of III
    T J Tegos
    Department of Vascular Surgery, St Mary s Hospital, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London, England
    Angiology 51:793-808. 2000
    ..Finally the significance of the cerebral collateral circulation and the conditions predisposing to cardioembolism and to cerebral hemorrhage are presented...
  20. pmc Introduction to the biomechanics of carotid plaque pathogenesis and rupture: review of the clinical evidence
    G C Makris
    Vascular Surgery Department, Ealing Hospital, NHS Trust, London, UK
    Br J Radiol 83:729-35. 2010
    ..Stress wall analysis can be a useful tool for carotid plaque evaluation; however, further research and a multidisciplinary approach are deemed as necessary for further development in this direction...
  21. ncbi Texture analysis of ultrasonic images of symptomatic carotid plaques can identify those plaques associated with ipsilateral embolic brain infarction
    S K Kakkos
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Imperial College, London, UK
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 33:422-9. 2007
    ..The aim of our study was to determine the association between objective, computerised texture analysis of carotid plaque ultrasonic images and embolic CT-brain infarction in patients presenting with hemispheric neurological symptoms...
  22. doi Leukocyte telomere length is associated with measures of subclinical atherosclerosis
    A G Panayiotou
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Genetics, UCL, London, UK
    Atherosclerosis 211:176-81. 2010
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  23. ncbi Stroke: pathogenesis, investigations, and prognosis--Part II of III
    T J Tegos
    Department of Vascular Surgery, St Mary s Hospital, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London, England
    Angiology 51:885-94. 2000
    ..In addition, taking into account the information from the above-cited modalities a prognosis for the final outcome is presented...
  24. ncbi Types of neurovascular symptoms and carotid plaque ultrasonic textural characteristics
    T J Tegos
    Department of Vascular Surgery, St Mary's Hospital, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    J Ultrasound Med 20:113-21; quiz 123. 2001
    ..05). The significance of these findings is discussed...
  25. ncbi Significance of sonographic tissue and surface characteristics of carotid plaques
    T J Tegos
    Irvine Laboratory for Cardiovascular Investigation and Research, Department of Vascular Surgery, Imperial College of Science, Technology, and Medicine, St. Mary's Campus, London, United Kingdom
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 22:1605-12. 2001
    ..The sonographic surface characteristics failed to qualify as an index of plaque instability...
  26. ncbi Peripheral sympathetic autoregulation in arterial calf inflow enhancement with intermittent pneumatic compression
    K T Delis
    Academic Vascular Surgery, St. Mary's Hospital, London, Paddington, UK
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 22:317-25. 2001
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  27. ncbi Comparison of two intermittent pneumatic compression systems. A hemodynamic study
    S K Kakkos
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College, London, UK
    Int Angiol 24:330-5. 2005
    ..The former, by sensing venous refill time, commences compression when the calf veins are refilled...
  28. ncbi The genesis of atherosclerosis and risk factors: a review
    T J Tegos
    Department of Vascular Surgery, St Mary s Hospital, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    Angiology 52:89-98. 2001
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  29. ncbi From symptoms to leg edema: efficacy of Daflon 500 mg
    Andrew N Nicolaides
    The Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics, Nicosia, Cyprus
    Angiology 54:S33-44. 2003
    ..At advanced disease stages, Daflon 500 mg may be used in conjunction with sclerotherapy, surgery, and/or compression therapy or as an alternative treatment when other treatments are not indicated or not feasible...
  30. ncbi Clinical results with direct thrombin inhibitors
    Andrew N Nicolaides
    Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics, Nicosia, Cyprus, and Imperial College of Science Technology and Medicine, London, UK
    Pathophysiol Haemost Thromb 32:36-8. 2002
    ..Major studies are assessing the value of direct thrombin inhibitors in patients with acute coronary syndromes. Currently, argatroban is the drug of choice in patients with heparin-induced thrombocytopenia...
  31. ncbi Increase in echogenicity of echolucent carotid plaques after treatment with total triterpenic fraction of Centella asiatica: a prospective, placebo-controlled, randomized trial
    M R Cesarone
    Irvine Vascular Laboratory, St Mary's Hospital and Imperial College, London, UK
    Angiology 52:S19-25. 2001
    ..Events were observed in 6.5% of patients in the TTFCA group and in 11% in the control group (p<0.05). In conclusion these observations suggest a positive action of TTFCA on the stabilization of hypoechoic, low-density carotid plaques...
  32. ncbi Stroke: management and rehabilitation. Part III of III
    T J Tegos
    Department of Vascular Surgery, St Mary s Hospital, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London, England
    Angiology 51:977-84. 2000
    ..Finally the means and possibilities of rehabilitation are discussed...
  33. ncbi Incidence, natural history and risk factors of deep vein thrombosis in elective knee arthroscopy
    K T Delis
    Department of Vascular Surgery, St Mary s Hospital, Imperial College School of Medicine, London, UK
    Thromb Haemost 86:817-21. 2001
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  34. doi Silent embolic infarcts on computed tomography brain scans and risk of ipsilateral hemispheric events in patients with asymptomatic internal carotid artery stenosis
    Stavros K Kakkos
    Academic Vascular Surgery, Imperial College, London, United Kingdom
    J Vasc Surg 49:902-9. 2009
    ..This study tested the hypothesis that silent embolic infarcts on computed tomography (CT) brain scans can predict ipsilateral neurologic hemispheric events and stroke in patients with asymptomatic internal carotid artery stenosis...
  35. ncbi Prevention and treatment of venous thromboembolism--International Consensus Statement
    A N Nicolaides
    International Union of Angiology, Nicosia, Cyprus
    Int Angiol 32:111-260. 2013
    ..The aim of this document is to provide a clear and concise account of the evidence regarding efficacy or harm for various methods available to prevent and manage venous thromboembolism (VTE)...
  36. pmc Screening for chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency (CCSVI) using ultrasound: recommendations for a protocol
    A N Nicolaides
    Imperial College, London, UK
    Funct Neurol 26:229-48. 2011
    ..The aim of this document is to produce recommendations for such a protocol and indicate what future research is needed in order to address areas of uncertainty...
  37. ncbi Correlation between carotid artery distensibility and serum vascular endothelial growth factor concentrations in type 1 diabetic subjects and nondiabetic subjects
    J Valabhji
    Section of Endocrinology and Metabolic Medicine and the Irvine Laboratory, Imperial College School of Medicine, St Mary's Hospital, London, UK
    Metabolism 50:825-9. 2001
    ..The pathophysiologic relevance of these findings remains to be elucidated...
  38. ncbi Out of a recent CVI consensus: some features of a basic statement
    E Kalodiki
    Irvine Laboratory for Cardiovascular Investigation and Research, Imperial College School of Medicine, St Mary s Hospital, London, UK
    Int Angiol 21:2-11. 2002
    ..The document is intended both for the clinician and the researcher. A shortened version appears below...
  39. ncbi Review on the value of graduated elastic compression stockings after deep vein thrombosis
    Stavros K Kakkos
    Vascular Unit, Ealing Hospital and Department of Vascular Surgery, Imperial College London, London, UK
    Thromb Haemost 96:441-5. 2006
    ..The evidence for recurrent DVT is less conclusive. Further research is needed towards standardising PTS diagnostic criteria and evaluating more effective preventive measures after DVT...
  40. ncbi Effect of elastic compression stockings on venous hemodynamics during walking
    Veronica Ibegbuna
    Irvine Laboratory, Academic Vascular Surgery, Imperial College, Faculty of Medicine, Division of Surgery, Anaesthetics and Intensive Care, St Mary s Hospital, Paddington, London, England
    J Vasc Surg 37:420-5. 2003
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  41. ncbi Metallothionein expression in the high-risk carotid atherosclerotic plaque
    Stella S Daskalopoulou
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London, UK
    Curr Med Res Opin 23:659-70. 2007
    ..We also assessed the relationship between ultrasonic plaque echodensity, histological grading, computed tomography findings and MT expression...
  42. pmc Effect of zooming on texture features of ultrasonic images
    Stavros K Kakkos
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Imperial College, London, UK
    Cardiovasc Ultrasound 4:8. 2006
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate the influence of image zooming during ultrasound scanning on textural features and to test whether or not resolution standardisation decreases the variability introduced...
  43. ncbi The efficacy of a new portable sequential compression device (SCD Express) in preventing venous stasis
    Stavros K Kakkos
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College, London, United Kingdom
    J Vasc Surg 42:296-303. 2005
    ..The aim of our study was to test the hemodynamic effectiveness of a new portable sequential compression system (the SCD Express), which has the ability to detect the individual refill time of the two lower limbs separately...
  44. pmc Effect of intermittent pneumatic compression of foot and calf on walking distance, hemodynamics, and quality of life in patients with arterial claudication: a prospective randomized controlled study with 1-year follow-up
    Konstantinos T Delis
    Imperial College, Faculty of Medicine, St Mary s Hospital, London, UK
    Ann Surg 241:431-41. 2005
    ..Although IPC applied to the foot and calf together [IPCfoot+calf] is hemodynamically superior to IPC of the foot, its clinical effects in claudicants remain undetermined...
  45. ncbi Ambulatory venous pressure measurements: new parameters derived from a mathematic hemodynamic model
    Yutaka Hosoi
    Irvine Laboratory for Cardiovascular Investigation and Research, Department of Vascular Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, St Mary s Hospital, London, United Kingdom
    J Vasc Surg 36:137-42. 2002
    ..To explore the components involved with the regulation of ambulatory venous pressure, we reinvestigated the pattern of pressure decrease during tiptoe exercise with a newly developed mathematic model...
  46. ncbi Superficial thrombophlebitis and low-molecular-weight heparins
    Evi Kalodiki
    Irvine Laboratory for Cardiovascular Investigation and Research, Academic Surgical Unit, Imperial College School of Medicine, St Mary s Hospital, London, UK
    Angiology 53:659-63. 2002
    ..Pentasaccharide, a drug that has been recently explored for the prophylaxis and treatment of DVT could be another option. However, there are as yet no data for recommended dosages or duration of treatment for the latter two options...
  47. ncbi Carotid plaque echolucency increases the risk of stroke in carotid stenting: the Imaging in Carotid Angioplasty and Risk of Stroke (ICAROS) study
    Giorgio M Biasi
    Department of Surgical Sciences and Intensive Care, University of Milan Bicocca, Bassini S Gerardo Teaching Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Circulation 110:756-62. 2004
    ..This is the first study to analyze the role of a computer-assisted highly reproducible index of echogenicity, namely the gray-scale median (GSM), on the risk of stroke during CAS...
  48. ncbi Chronic venous disease
    John J Bergan
    Department of Surgery, Whitaker Institute of Biomedical Engineering, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, USA
    N Engl J Med 355:488-98. 2006
  49. ncbi Prevention of edema, flight microangiopathy and venous thrombosis in long flights with elastic stockings. A randomized trial: The LONFLIT 4 Concorde Edema-SSL Study
    Gianni Belcaro
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, Irvine2 Vascular Laboratory, G D Annunzio University, and San Valentino Vascular Screening Project Pe, Italy
    Angiology 53:635-45. 2002
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  50. ncbi The LONFLIT4-Concorde--Sigvaris Traveno Stockings in Long Flights (EcoTraS) Study: a randomized trial
    Maria Rosaria Cesarone
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, Irvine Vascular Laboratory, Chieti University, San Valentino Vascular Screening Project Pe, Italy
    Angiology 54:1-9. 2003
    ..The tolerability of the stockings was very good and there were no complaints or side effects. In conclusion Sigvaris Traveno stockings are very effective in controlling edema in long-haul flights...
  51. ncbi The LONFLIT4--Concorde Deep Venous Thrombosis and Edema Study: prevention with travel stockings
    Maria Rosaria Cesarone
    A San Valentino Vascular Screening Project, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Irvine2 Vascular Laboratory, G D Annunzio University, Chieti, Italy
    Angiology 54:143-54. 2003
    ..Stockings are effective in controlling edema during flights even in subjects with microangiopathy and edema. Compression was well tolerated in normal subjects and in patients...
  52. ncbi The LONFLIT4-VENORUTON study: a randomized trial prophylaxis of flight-edema in normal subjects
    Gianni Belcaro
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, Irvine2 Vascular Lab, Chieti University, Italy
    Clin Appl Thromb Hemost 9:19-23. 2003
    ..The combined evaluation of the edema score is significantly favorable for subjects under prophylaxis with Venoruton...
  53. ncbi Cardiovascular risk assessment using ultrasound: the value of arterial wall changes including the presence, severity and character of plaques
    Maura Griffin
    Irvine Laboratory for Cardiovascular Investigation and Research, Department of Vascular Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, St Mary s Hospital, London, UK
    Pathophysiol Haemost Thromb 32:367-70. 2002
    ..To identify a high risk subgroup in the BRHS a new approach has been the use of ultrasound to study arterial wall thickening, presence or absence of plaques and plaque type, to try and increase the predictive value of the BRHS Score...
  54. ncbi Echogenicity of B-mode sonographic images of the carotid artery: work in progress
    Spyretta Golemati
    Biomedical Simulations and Imaging Laboratory, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    J Ultrasound Med 23:659-69. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare plaque with surrounding muscle tissue echogenicity and to validate the use of first-order mathematical descriptors as determinants of tissue echogenicity...
  55. pmc Sex differences in body fat distribution and carotid intima media thickness: cross sectional survey using data from the British regional heart study
    Debbie A Lawlor
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 58:700-4. 2004
    ..To determine the role of central adiposity in explaining sex differences in carotid intima media thickness (IMT)...
  56. ncbi Venous thrombosis from air travel: the LONFLIT3 study--prevention with aspirin vs low-molecular-weight heparin (LMWH) in high-risk subjects: a randomized trial
    Maria Rosaria Cesarone
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, Chieti University, and San Valentino Vascular Screening Project, Pescara, Italy
    Angiology 53:1-6. 2002
    ..Mild gastrointestinal symptoms were reported in 13% of patients taking aspirin. One dose of LMWH is an important option to consider in high-risk subjects during long-haul flights...