Apostolos Hatzitolios

Summary

Affiliation: Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Country: Greece

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Acupuncture in the treatment of obesity: a narrative review of the literature
    Maria Belivani
    First Propedeutic Department of Internal Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, AHEPA Hospital, 1 Stilponos Kyriakidi Street, 54646, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Acupunct Med 31:88-97. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Amiodarone: pharmacological profile, animal-model experimental data and clinical use. How important is the vasodilating effect?
    A Hatzitolios
    First Propedeutic Department of Internal Medicine, AHEPA Hospital, Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Int Angiol 28:353-62. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Implementation of strategy for the management of overt dyslipidemia: the IMPROVE-dyslipidemia study
    A I Hatzitolios
    1st Propedeutic Department of Internal Medicine, Aristotelian University, AHEPA Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Int J Cardiol 134:322-9. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Is the anti-hypertensive effect of dietary supplements via aldehydes reduction evidence based? A systematic review
    Apostolos Hatzitolios
    1st Propedeutic Department of Internal Medicine, AHEPA University Hospital, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Clin Exp Hypertens 30:628-39. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Erythema elevatum diutinum with rare distribution as a first clinical sign of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma: a novel association?
    Apostolos Hatzitolios
    1st Medical Propedeutic Department, AHEPA Hospital, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Dermatol 35:297-300. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Increased incidence of iron deficiency anemia secondary to inadequate iron intake in institutionalized, young patients with cerebral palsy
    Athanasios Papadopoulos
    First Propedeutic Department of Internal Medicine, AHEPA Hospital, Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Int J Hematol 88:495-7. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Differential diagnosis and treatment of primary, cutaneous, anaplastic large cell lymphoma: not always an easy task
    Michael D Diamantidis
    Department of Hematology, First Propedeutic Department of Internal Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, AHEPA Hospital, 1 S Kiriakidi Street, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Int J Hematol 90:226-9. 2009
  8. doi request reprint The effect of folic acid supplementation on carotid intima-media thickness in patients with cardiovascular risk: a randomized, placebo-controlled trial
    George Ntaios
    First Propedeutic Department of Internal Medicine, AHEPA Hospital, Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Int J Cardiol 143:16-9. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Increased values of mean platelet volume and platelet size deviation width may provide a safe positive diagnosis of idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura
    George Ntaios
    First Propedeutic Department of Internal Medicine, AHEPA Hospital, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Acta Haematol 119:173-7. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Veno-occlusive disease of the liver during induction therapy for acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    Athanasios Papadopoulos
    First Propedeutic Department of Internal Medicine, AHEPA Hospital, Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Int J Hematol 88:441-2. 2008

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Publications29

  1. doi request reprint Acupuncture in the treatment of obesity: a narrative review of the literature
    Maria Belivani
    First Propedeutic Department of Internal Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, AHEPA Hospital, 1 Stilponos Kyriakidi Street, 54646, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Acupunct Med 31:88-97. 2013
    ..Further prospective clinical trials are needed to establish the effectiveness of this complementary method for obesity treatment...
  2. ncbi request reprint Amiodarone: pharmacological profile, animal-model experimental data and clinical use. How important is the vasodilating effect?
    A Hatzitolios
    First Propedeutic Department of Internal Medicine, AHEPA Hospital, Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Int Angiol 28:353-62. 2009
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Implementation of strategy for the management of overt dyslipidemia: the IMPROVE-dyslipidemia study
    A I Hatzitolios
    1st Propedeutic Department of Internal Medicine, Aristotelian University, AHEPA Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Int J Cardiol 134:322-9. 2009
    ..To assess the efficacy of a strategy aimed at improving vascular risk management in patients with dyslipidemia with or without cardiovascular disease (CVD)...
  4. doi request reprint Is the anti-hypertensive effect of dietary supplements via aldehydes reduction evidence based? A systematic review
    Apostolos Hatzitolios
    1st Propedeutic Department of Internal Medicine, AHEPA University Hospital, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Clin Exp Hypertens 30:628-39. 2008
    ..The purpose of this review article is to critically evaluate the available evidence for the role of dietary supplements in hypertension treatment...
  5. doi request reprint Erythema elevatum diutinum with rare distribution as a first clinical sign of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma: a novel association?
    Apostolos Hatzitolios
    1st Medical Propedeutic Department, AHEPA Hospital, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Dermatol 35:297-300. 2008
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Increased incidence of iron deficiency anemia secondary to inadequate iron intake in institutionalized, young patients with cerebral palsy
    Athanasios Papadopoulos
    First Propedeutic Department of Internal Medicine, AHEPA Hospital, Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Int J Hematol 88:495-7. 2008
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Differential diagnosis and treatment of primary, cutaneous, anaplastic large cell lymphoma: not always an easy task
    Michael D Diamantidis
    Department of Hematology, First Propedeutic Department of Internal Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, AHEPA Hospital, 1 S Kiriakidi Street, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Int J Hematol 90:226-9. 2009
    ..It is crucial to emphasize the importance of clinical criteria in diagnosing a PC-ALCL in combination with immunohistochemistry...
  8. doi request reprint The effect of folic acid supplementation on carotid intima-media thickness in patients with cardiovascular risk: a randomized, placebo-controlled trial
    George Ntaios
    First Propedeutic Department of Internal Medicine, AHEPA Hospital, Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Int J Cardiol 143:16-9. 2010
    ..Aim of this study was to investigate the effect of daily supplementation of folic acid (5 mg) on IMT after 18 months of treatment in patients with at least one cardiovascular risk factor...
  9. doi request reprint Increased values of mean platelet volume and platelet size deviation width may provide a safe positive diagnosis of idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura
    George Ntaios
    First Propedeutic Department of Internal Medicine, AHEPA Hospital, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Acta Haematol 119:173-7. 2008
    ..The aim of the study is to assess the reliability of these indices in the differentiation of ITP from other thrombocytopenias...
  10. doi request reprint Veno-occlusive disease of the liver during induction therapy for acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    Athanasios Papadopoulos
    First Propedeutic Department of Internal Medicine, AHEPA Hospital, Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Int J Hematol 88:441-2. 2008
    ..In this article, we present the first fatal case of VOD during induction therapy for acute lymphoblastic leukemia...
  11. doi request reprint The controversial role of B-vitamins in cardiovascular risk: An update
    George Ntaios
    First Propedeutic Department of Internal Medicine, AHEPA Hospital, Aristotle University, S Kiriakidi 1, 54636, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Arch Cardiovasc Dis 102:847-54. 2009
    ..However, the results of clinical trials conducted to investigate this issue have been inconsistent. This review discusses the findings of these trials and provides an updated overview on the 'homocysteine hypothesis'...
  12. doi request reprint Trend in incidence of cardiovascular risk factors in elderly and over-aged stroke patients between 2003 and 2007 in Greece
    Panagiotis Kotsaftis
    1st Propedeutic Medical Department, Aristotle University, AHEPA Hospital, S Kiriakidi 1, 54636 Thessaloniki, Greece
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 50:e31-5. 2010
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  13. doi request reprint An audit of tumour marker utilization in Greece
    George Ntaios
    First Propedeutic Department of Internal Medicine, AHEPA Hospital, Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Eur J Intern Med 20:e66-9. 2009
    ..The present study constitutes an audit of TM use in a major hospital in Northern Greece. Purpose of our study is to quantify the magnitude of inappropriate TM requests as well as the corresponding financial cost...
  14. doi request reprint Evaluation of use of proton pump inhibitors in Greece
    George Ntaios
    First Propedeutic Department of Internal Medicine, AHEPA Hospital, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    Eur J Intern Med 20:171-3. 2009
    ..Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are widely used for acid-related gastric diseases. However, several national studies reported increasing use of PPIs for yet unlicensed indications...
  15. pmc Homocysteine and carotid intima-media thickness in ischemic stroke patients are not correlated
    George Ntaios
    First Propedeutic Department of Internal Medicine, AHEPA Hospital, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Thessaloniki, Greece
    Neuropsychiatr Dis Treat 4:477-9. 2008
    ..Whether this association is causal or not remains uncertain. The aim of the study was to investigate the association of hyperhomocysteinemia with the degree of carotid atherosclerosis in stroke patients...
  16. doi request reprint Iatrogenic hyperhomocysteinemia in patients with metabolic syndrome: a systematic review and metaanalysis
    George Ntaios
    First Propedeutic Department of Internal Medicine, AHEPA Hospital, Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Atherosclerosis 214:11-9. 2011
    ..We also discuss the underlying pathophysiology and the issues that should be addressed in the future...
  17. doi request reprint Nutrition in the primary and secondary prevention of stroke
    Martha Apostolopoulou
    Internal Medicine Department, Agios Pavlos Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Maturitas 72:29-34. 2012
    ..The importance of salt restriction, DASH and Mediterranean diet low in saturated and high in polyunsaturated fats, and the management of obesity seem to be the most important dietary priorities...
  18. doi request reprint Age, weight and obesity
    Martha Apostolopoulou
    Internal Medicine Department, Agios Pavlos Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Maturitas 71:115-9. 2012
    ..This review examines possible contributory factors for overweight and obesity in older people: life style, depression, changes in body composition, endocrine alterations, sympathetic tone, oxidative stress and concomitant disease...
  19. doi request reprint Effects of renin-angiotensin system inhibition on left atrial function of hypertensive patients: an echocardiographic tissue deformation imaging study
    Hariklia Dimitroula
    First Propaedeutic Department of Internal Medicine, AHEPA University Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Am J Hypertens 23:556-61. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of treatment with RAS inhibitors on LA function of patients with essential hypertension...
  20. pmc Rectus sheath hematoma: a simplified emergency surgical approach
    Michael Mantelas
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, AHEPA University Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Open Cardiovasc Med J 5:4-5. 2011
    ..This is a simple approach as this artery originates at the posterior rectus sheath above the inguinal ligament. This safe technique provides immediate hemodynamic stabilization...
  21. doi request reprint Risk factors and drug interactions predisposing to statin-induced myopathy: implications for risk assessment, prevention and treatment
    Yiannis S Chatzizisis
    1st Cardiology Department, AHEPA University Hospital, Aristotle University Medical School, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Drug Saf 33:171-87. 2010
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  22. doi request reprint Target organ damage in "white coat hypertension" and "masked hypertension"
    Vasilios Kotsis
    Department of Medicine, Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Am J Hypertens 21:393-9. 2008
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Detection of CD55- and CD59-deficient granulocytic populations in patients with myelodysplastic syndrome
    Georgia Kaiafa
    First Propedeutic Department of Internal Medicine, AHEPA Hospital, Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Ann Hematol 87:257-62. 2008
    ..Perhaps, the examination of MDS patients for the PNH clone by flow cytometry could provide us with a valuable prognostic tool...
  24. doi request reprint Vitamins and stroke: the homocysteine hypothesis still in doubt
    George C Ntaios
    1st Propedeutic Department of Internal Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessalonica, AHEPA Hospital, Salonica, Greece
    Neurologist 14:2-4. 2008
    ..Large trials, which are already conducted, will probably give the definitive answer. In this review, we try to keep pace with the data that make the homocysteine hypothesis still doubtful...
  25. doi request reprint A prospective, controlled, randomized, non-blind, comparative study of the efficacy and safety of a once daily high dose of ceftriaxone plus ciprofloxacin versus thrice daily ceftazidime plus amikacin in empirical therapy for febrile neutropenic patients
    Simeon Metallidis
    1st Internal Medicine Department, Infectious Diseases Division, AHEPA University Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Eur J Intern Med 19:619-24. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the efficacy, safety, and cost of a once daily high dose of ceftriaxone plus ciprofloxacin versus thrice daily ceftazidime plus amikacin in neutropenic febrile patients...
  26. ncbi request reprint Atherogenesis in renal patients: a model of vascular disease?
    Georgios Efstratiadis
    Department of Nephrology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Hippokration Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Curr Vasc Pharmacol 6:93-107. 2008
    ..Overall, the "later" stages of CKD may eventually be considered as a coronary heart disease equivalent condition...
  27. doi request reprint Ceruloplasmin is a better predictor of the long-term prognosis compared with fibrinogen, CRP, and IL-6 in patients with severe unstable angina
    Antonios Ziakas
    1st Cardiology Department, AHEPA, University Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Angiology 60:50-9. 2009
    ..We investigated the time course and prognostic value of fibrinogen (Fib), C-reactive protein (CRP), interleukin-6 (IL-6), and ceruloplasmin (CP) in patients with severe unstable angina...
  28. ncbi request reprint Metabolic effects of rosiglitazone and metformin in Greek patients with recently diagnosed type 2 diabetes
    Fotios Iliadis
    First Propedeutic Department of Internal Medicine, AHEPA University Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    In Vivo 21:1107-14. 2007
    ..However, considering the more favorable effects of metformin on body composition and its documented cost-effectiveness, it seems to be preferable in newly diagnosed Greek diabetic patients...
  29. pmc Acute hepatitis associated with Q fever in a man in Greece: a case report
    Magdalini Pape
    First Medical Propedeutic Department of Internal Medicine, AHEPA Hospital, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Med Case Reports 1:154. 2007
    ..A case of Q fever associated with hepatitis is reported here. Diagnosis was made by specific serological investigation (enzyme-linked immunosorbent and indirect immunofluorescene assays) for Coxiella burnetii...