Marios E Froudarakis

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Affiliation: Democritus University of Thrace
Country: Greece

Publications

  1. pmc A prospective, non-randomized, no placebo-controlled, phase Ib clinical trial to study the safety of the adipose derived stromal cells-stromal vascular fraction in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
    Argyris Tzouvelekis
    Department of Pneumonology, Medical School, Democritus University of Thrace, Alexandroupolis, Greece
    J Transl Med 11:171. 2013
  2. pmc Increased incidence of autoimmune markers in patients with combined pulmonary fibrosis and emphysema
    Argyris Tzouvelekis
    Department of Pneumonology, University Hospital of Alexandroupolis, Democritus University of Thrace, Alexandroupolis 68100, Greece
    BMC Pulm Med 13:31. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Pleural effusion in lung cancer: more questions than answers
    Marios E Froudarakis
    Department of Pneumonology, Medical School, Democritus University of Thrace, Alexandroupolis, Greece
    Respiration 83:367-76. 2012
  4. pmc Down-regulation of the inhibitor of growth family member 4 (ING4) in different forms of pulmonary fibrosis
    Argyris Tzouvelekis
    Department of Pneumonology, University Hospital of Alexandroupolis, Medical School, Democritus University of Thrace, Greece
    Respir Res 10:14. 2009
  5. pmc Stem cell therapy for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: a protocol proposal
    Argyris Tzouvelekis
    Department of Pneumonology, Medical School, Democritus University of Thrace, Alexandroupolis, Greece
    J Transl Med 9:182. 2011
  6. pmc Acute fibrinous and organising pneumonia: a case report and review of the literature
    Argyris Tzouvelekis
    Department of Pneumonology, Medical School, Democritus University of Thrace, Alexandroupolis 68100, Greece
    J Med Case Reports 3:74. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Total lung lavage by awake flexible fiberoptic bronchoscope in a 13-year-old girl with pulmonary alveolar proteinosis
    Marios E Froudarakis
    Department of Pneumonology, University Hospital of Crete, Heraklion, Greece
    Respir Med 101:366-9. 2007
  8. pmc A rare case of "switch on and off" multi-system Langerhans cell histiocytosis in an adult patient
    Georgia Karpathiou
    Department of Pneumonology, Medical School, Democritus University of Thrace, 68100 Alexandroupolis, Greece
    J Med Case Reports 5:302. 2011
  9. doi request reprint New challenges in medical thoracoscopy
    Marios E Froudarakis
    Department of Pneumonology, Medical School, Democritus University of Thrace, Alexandroupolis, Greece
    Respiration 82:197-200. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Intrapleural administration of lipoplatin in an animal model
    Marios E Froudarakis
    Department of Pneumonology, Medical School Democritus University of Thrace, Greece
    Lung Cancer 72:78-83. 2011

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Publications27

  1. pmc A prospective, non-randomized, no placebo-controlled, phase Ib clinical trial to study the safety of the adipose derived stromal cells-stromal vascular fraction in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
    Argyris Tzouvelekis
    Department of Pneumonology, Medical School, Democritus University of Thrace, Alexandroupolis, Greece
    J Transl Med 11:171. 2013
    ..Nevertheless, lack of knowledge regarding the origin and the potential of mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) to differentiate into fibroblasts has limited their use for the treatment of this dismal disease...
  2. pmc Increased incidence of autoimmune markers in patients with combined pulmonary fibrosis and emphysema
    Argyris Tzouvelekis
    Department of Pneumonology, University Hospital of Alexandroupolis, Democritus University of Thrace, Alexandroupolis 68100, Greece
    BMC Pulm Med 13:31. 2013
    ..The aim of our study was to investigate the incidence of autoimmune markers in patients with CPFE...
  3. doi request reprint Pleural effusion in lung cancer: more questions than answers
    Marios E Froudarakis
    Department of Pneumonology, Medical School, Democritus University of Thrace, Alexandroupolis, Greece
    Respiration 83:367-76. 2012
    ..The current review aims to summarize the actual situation of research in pleural disease due to lung carcinoma in relation to novel targeted therapies tested in this patient population...
  4. pmc Down-regulation of the inhibitor of growth family member 4 (ING4) in different forms of pulmonary fibrosis
    Argyris Tzouvelekis
    Department of Pneumonology, University Hospital of Alexandroupolis, Medical School, Democritus University of Thrace, Greece
    Respir Res 10:14. 2009
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  5. pmc Stem cell therapy for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: a protocol proposal
    Argyris Tzouvelekis
    Department of Pneumonology, Medical School, Democritus University of Thrace, Alexandroupolis, Greece
    J Transl Med 9:182. 2011
    ..However, pilot safety studies are of major importance and represent the first hamper that should be overcome to establish a rigid basis for larger clinical trials...
  6. pmc Acute fibrinous and organising pneumonia: a case report and review of the literature
    Argyris Tzouvelekis
    Department of Pneumonology, Medical School, Democritus University of Thrace, Alexandroupolis 68100, Greece
    J Med Case Reports 3:74. 2009
    ..The latter characteristics constitute a recently described anatomoclinical entity called acute fibrinous and organising pneumonia...
  7. ncbi request reprint Total lung lavage by awake flexible fiberoptic bronchoscope in a 13-year-old girl with pulmonary alveolar proteinosis
    Marios E Froudarakis
    Department of Pneumonology, University Hospital of Crete, Heraklion, Greece
    Respir Med 101:366-9. 2007
    ..This is the first reported case of a PAP in a child that was treated by being awake during bronchoscopy. After one-year of follow-up, the patient remains free of symptoms...
  8. pmc A rare case of "switch on and off" multi-system Langerhans cell histiocytosis in an adult patient
    Georgia Karpathiou
    Department of Pneumonology, Medical School, Democritus University of Thrace, 68100 Alexandroupolis, Greece
    J Med Case Reports 5:302. 2011
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  9. doi request reprint New challenges in medical thoracoscopy
    Marios E Froudarakis
    Department of Pneumonology, Medical School, Democritus University of Thrace, Alexandroupolis, Greece
    Respiration 82:197-200. 2011
    ..For these reasons, training in thoracoscopy should be considered equally important as training in bronchoscopy for residents in respiratory medicine...
  10. doi request reprint Intrapleural administration of lipoplatin in an animal model
    Marios E Froudarakis
    Department of Pneumonology, Medical School Democritus University of Thrace, Greece
    Lung Cancer 72:78-83. 2011
    ..Lipoplatin is a new liposomal cisplatin already tested in solid tumors with encouraging results. Little is known about the activity of lipoplatin administered intrapleurally (IP)...
  11. doi request reprint Respiratory muscle strength and lung function in patients undergoing medical thoracoscopy
    Marios E Froudarakis
    Department of Pneumonology, Medical School, Democritus University of Thrace, Alexandroupolis, Greece
    Respiration 80:220-7. 2010
    ..Although MT is applied by respiratory physicians who are also dealing with patients with impairment of lung function, it is surprising that there are no data concerning lung mechanics and function in this patient population...
  12. doi request reprint Recombinant tissue plasminogen activator in the treatment of pleural infections in adults
    Marios E Froudarakis
    Department of Pneumonology, Medical School, Democritus University of Thrace, Greece
    Respir Med 102:1694-700. 2008
    ..Yet, there is no data concerning r-TPA in adults with CPE/PE. The aim of our study was to investigate the efficacy and complications of r-TPA in adult patients with CPE/PE...
  13. doi request reprint Diagnostic work-up of pleural effusions
    Marios E Froudarakis
    Department of Pneumonology, Medical School of Alexandroupolis, Democritus University of Thrace, Alexandroupolis, Greece
    Respiration 75:4-13. 2008
    ..This should help to accurately diagnose pleural effusion and keep time-consuming, but necessary, invasive investigations to the minimum...
  14. doi request reprint Phase 1 trial of lipoplatin and gemcitabine as a second-line chemotherapy in patients with nonsmall cell lung carcinoma
    Marios E Froudarakis
    Department of Pneumonology, Democritus University of Thrace Medical School, Alexandroupolis, Greece
    Cancer 113:2752-60. 2008
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  15. ncbi request reprint Thoracoscopic talc poudrage decreases T-lymphocytes in the peripheral blood
    Marios E Froudarakis
    Department of Pneumonology, University Hospital of Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Respir Med 101:1212-7. 2007
    ..Thoracoscopic talc poudrage induces peripheral blood granulocytosis and lymphopenia. The aim of this study is to investigate the type of lymphopenia in patients undergoing thoracoscopic talc poudrage...
  16. doi request reprint Rare cases of primary pleural Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin lymphomas
    Paschalis Steiropoulos
    Department of Pneumonology, Medical School Democritus University of Thrace, Alexandroupolis, Greece
    Respiration 77:459-63. 2009
    ..To date, primary pleural Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin follicular lymphomas have not been reported...
  17. doi request reprint Intrapleural r-tPA in association with low-molecular heparin may cause massive hemothorax resulting in hypovolemia
    Stavros Anevlavis
    Department of Pneumonology, and CardioThoracic Surgery Medical School, Democritus University of Thrace, Alexandroupolis, Greece anevlavis yahoo com
    Respiration 81:513-6. 2011
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  18. ncbi request reprint Systemic inflammatory reaction after thoracoscopic talc poudrage
    Marios E Froudarakis
    Department of Pneumonology, Medical School, University of Crete, Heraklion, Greece
    Chest 129:356-61. 2006
    ..The aim of the study was to investigate whether systemic inflammatory response is due to talc poudrage or to thoracoscopy...
  19. ncbi request reprint Response of a patient with pleural and peritoneal mesothelioma after second-line chemotherapy with lipoplatin and gemcitabine
    Georgia Karpathiou
    Department of Pneumonology, Medical School Democritus University of Thrace, Alexandroupolis, Greece
    Oncology 73:426-9. 2007
    ..Treatment with lipoplatin-gemcitabine was decided on in November 2006, and the patient showed important improvement in the clinical status and peritoneal effusion. He survived for 36 weeks, with symptom-free survival of 34 weeks...
  20. doi request reprint Sleepiness as a marker of glucose deregulation in obstructive sleep apnea
    Evangelia Nena
    Department of Pneumonology, Medical School, Democritus University of Thrace, Alexandroupolis, Greece
    Sleep Breath 16:181-6. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the role of EDS by investigating potential differences between somnolent and non-somnolent OSAS patients in glucose metabolism, insulin resistance, and levels of cardiovascular risk factors...
  21. ncbi request reprint Hypofractionated accelerated radiochemotherapy with cytoprotection (Chemo-HypoARC) for inoperable non-small cell lung carcinoma
    Michael I Koukourakis
    Department of Radiotherapy Oncology, Democritus University of Thrace, Medical School, Alexandroupolis, Greece
    Anticancer Res 27:3625-31. 2007
    ..Concurrent radiochemotherapy and altered radiotherapy fractionation are under thorough investigation in locally advanced non-small cell lung carcinoma (NSCLC)...
  22. doi request reprint Light-chain 3A autophagic activity and prognostic significance in non-small cell lung carcinomas
    Georgia Karpathiou
    Department of Pathology, Democritus University of Thrace Medical School, Alexandroupolis, Greece
    Chest 140:127-34. 2011
    ..Despite evaluation of various prognostic factors, the role of autophagy, a self-degradative process involved in the turnover of cytoplasmic material, remains unexplored in lung malignancy...
  23. ncbi request reprint Long-term oxygen therapy in Ioannina
    Stamatis Katsenos
    Department of Pneumonology, University Hospital of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
    Respiration 71:619-24. 2004
    ..Long-term oxygen treatment (LTOT) is very important, especially in patients with severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), but its efficacy is closely related to patient compliance...
  24. doi request reprint Reduction in cotton dust concentration does not totally eliminate respiratory health hazards: the Greek study
    Nectarios J Boubopoulos
    Laboratory of Hygiene and Environmental Protection, Medical School of Alexandroupolis, Democritus University of Thrace, Greece
    Toxicol Ind Health 26:701-7. 2010
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of serum tumor markers in patients with lung cancer
    Kostas D Hatzakis
    Department of Pneumonology, University of Crete Medical School, Heraklion, Greece
    Respiration 69:25-9. 2002
    ..The role of tumor markers in the diagnosis and prognosis of lung cancer is under investigation...
  26. ncbi request reprint Safety of pleurodesis with talc poudrage in malignant pleural effusion: a prospective cohort study
    Julius P Janssen
    Canisius Wilhelmina Hospital, Nijmegen, Netherlands
    Lancet 369:1535-9. 2007
    ..Our aim was to establish whether use of large-particle-size talc is safe in patients with malignant pleural effusion...
  27. ncbi request reprint Bronchoscopic lung volume reduction: a window for the future?
    Demosthenes Bouros
    Respiration 71:214-5. 2004