G Samonis

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Country: Greece

Publications

  1. ncbi Transient fungemia due to Rhodotorula rubra in a cancer patient: case report and review of the literature
    G Samonis
    Division of Medicine, The University of Crete, Greece
    Infection 29:173-6. 2001
  2. ncbi Platinum-based and non-platinum-based chemotherapy in advanced non-small-cell lung cancer: a randomised multicentre trial
    V Georgoulias
    Department of Medical Oncology, University General Hospital of Heraklion, POBox 1352, Heraklion 71110, Crete, Greece
    Lancet 357:1478-84. 2001
  3. ncbi Angiogenesis and p53 expression in the colorectal adenoma-carcinoma sequence
    S A Kakolyris
    Department of Clinical Oncology, University Hospital of Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Oncol Res 12:203-8. 2000
  4. ncbi Thioredoxin expression is associated with lymph node status and prognosis in early operable non-small cell lung cancer
    S Kakolyris
    Department of Clinical Oncology, University General Hospital of Heraklion, Heraklion 71110, Crete, Greece
    Clin Cancer Res 7:3087-91. 2001
  5. ncbi Orofacial viral infections in the immunocompromised host
    G Samonis
    Division of Medicine, The University of Crete, 711 10 Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Oncol Rep 7:1389-94. 2000
  6. ncbi Second-line treatment with vinorelbine and carboplatin in patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer. A multicenter phase II study
    S Agelaki
    Department of Medical Oncology, University General Hospital of Heraklion, PO Box 1352, Heraklion 71110, Crete, Greece
    Lung Cancer 34:S77-80. 2001
  7. ncbi Merkel cell carcinoma: a case series of twelve patients and review of the literature
    G Samonis
    University of Crete, Division of Medicine, Heraklion, Greece
    Anticancer Res 21:4173-7. 2001
  8. ncbi Dose escalation study on oxaliplatin and capecitabine (Xeloda) in patients with advanced solid tumors
    S Kakolyris
    Department of Medical Oncology, University General Hospital of Alexandroupolis, Crete, Greece
    Oncology 66:253-9. 2004
  9. ncbi Oxaliplatin in combination with infusional 5-fluorouracil and leucovorin every 2 weeks as first-line treatment in patients with advanced colorectal cancer: a phase II study
    C Kouroussis
    Department of Medical Oncology, School of Medicine, University General Hospital of Heraklion, Greece
    Oncology 61:36-41. 2001
  10. ncbi Comparison of docetaxel/cisplatin to docetaxel/gemcitabine as first-line treatment of advanced non-small cell lung cancer: early results of a randomized trial
    V Georgoulias
    University Hospital of Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Lung Cancer 34:S47-51. 2001

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  1. ncbi Transient fungemia due to Rhodotorula rubra in a cancer patient: case report and review of the literature
    G Samonis
    Division of Medicine, The University of Crete, Greece
    Infection 29:173-6. 2001
    ..Restoration of the patient's defense mechanisms was adequate for disappearance of the fungus from the patient's blood and full recovery...
  2. ncbi Platinum-based and non-platinum-based chemotherapy in advanced non-small-cell lung cancer: a randomised multicentre trial
    V Georgoulias
    Department of Medical Oncology, University General Hospital of Heraklion, POBox 1352, Heraklion 71110, Crete, Greece
    Lancet 357:1478-84. 2001
    ....
  3. ncbi Angiogenesis and p53 expression in the colorectal adenoma-carcinoma sequence
    S A Kakolyris
    Department of Clinical Oncology, University Hospital of Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Oncol Res 12:203-8. 2000
    ....
  4. ncbi Thioredoxin expression is associated with lymph node status and prognosis in early operable non-small cell lung cancer
    S Kakolyris
    Department of Clinical Oncology, University General Hospital of Heraklion, Heraklion 71110, Crete, Greece
    Clin Cancer Res 7:3087-91. 2001
    ..High TRX mRNA levels have been found in lung carcinomas, a trait associated with a growth and survival advantage...
  5. ncbi Orofacial viral infections in the immunocompromised host
    G Samonis
    Division of Medicine, The University of Crete, 711 10 Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Oncol Rep 7:1389-94. 2000
    ..All herpes viruses (HSV, VZV, CMV, EBV, HHV 6, HHV 7, HHV 8) and many HPVs are associated with neoplasias. Research is ongoing to clarify the role of other viruses in the development of infections and lesions in the orofacial area...
  6. ncbi Second-line treatment with vinorelbine and carboplatin in patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer. A multicenter phase II study
    S Agelaki
    Department of Medical Oncology, University General Hospital of Heraklion, PO Box 1352, Heraklion 71110, Crete, Greece
    Lung Cancer 34:S77-80. 2001
    ....
  7. ncbi Merkel cell carcinoma: a case series of twelve patients and review of the literature
    G Samonis
    University of Crete, Division of Medicine, Heraklion, Greece
    Anticancer Res 21:4173-7. 2001
    ..Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC) is a rare tumor of the skin...
  8. ncbi Dose escalation study on oxaliplatin and capecitabine (Xeloda) in patients with advanced solid tumors
    S Kakolyris
    Department of Medical Oncology, University General Hospital of Alexandroupolis, Crete, Greece
    Oncology 66:253-9. 2004
    ..A phase I study was conducted in order to determine the maximum tolerated dose (MTD) and dose-limiting toxicity (DLT) of their combination in patients with refractory solid tumors...
  9. ncbi Oxaliplatin in combination with infusional 5-fluorouracil and leucovorin every 2 weeks as first-line treatment in patients with advanced colorectal cancer: a phase II study
    C Kouroussis
    Department of Medical Oncology, School of Medicine, University General Hospital of Heraklion, Greece
    Oncology 61:36-41. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: The bimonthly administration of L-OHP in association with LV-modulated bolus plus infusional 5-FU ('de Gramont' regimen) is a well-tolerated and effective front-line treatment for metastatic CRC...
  10. ncbi Comparison of docetaxel/cisplatin to docetaxel/gemcitabine as first-line treatment of advanced non-small cell lung cancer: early results of a randomized trial
    V Georgoulias
    University Hospital of Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Lung Cancer 34:S47-51. 2001
    ..The toxicity profile of the DG combination was relatively milder. Hence, cisplatin cannot be considered longer as a mandatory component of chemotherapy against NSCLC...
  11. ncbi A dose-escalation and pharmacokinetic study of gemcitabine and oxaliplatin in patients with advanced solid tumors
    D Mavroudis
    Department of Medical Oncology, University General Hospital of Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Ann Oncol 14:304-12. 2003
    ..We conducted a phase I study to determine the maximum tolerated doses (MTDs) and dose-limiting toxicities (DLTs) of the combination in patients with advanced solid tumors...
  12. pmc FOLFOXIRI (folinic acid, 5-fluorouracil, oxaliplatin and irinotecan) vs FOLFIRI (folinic acid, 5-fluorouracil and irinotecan) as first-line treatment in metastatic colorectal cancer (MCC): a multicentre randomised phase III trial from the Hellenic Oncolog
    J Souglakos
    Department of Medical Oncology, University General Hospital of Heraklion, PO Box 1352, Heraklion, Crete 71110, Greece
    Br J Cancer 94:798-805. 2006
    ..The present study failed to demonstrate any superiority of the FOLFOXIRI combination compared with the FOLFIRI regimen, although the observed median OS is one of the best ever reported in the literature...
  13. ncbi A phase I trial of weekly docetaxel and cisplatinum combined to concurrent hyperfractionated radiotherapy for non-small cell lung cancer and squamous cell carcinoma of head and neck
    H Varveris
    Department of Radiotherapy and Oncology, Heraklion University Hospital, Crete, Greece
    Oncol Rep 10:185-95. 2003
    ..The incorporation of docetaxel in chemoradiotherapy regimens for future treatment of squamous cell carcinoma of the lung and head and neck, merits evaluation in phase II and III trials...
  14. ncbi Phase I study of weekly paclitaxel and liposomal doxorubicin in patients with advanced solid tumours
    N Androulakis
    Department of Medical Oncology, University General Hospital of Heraklion, PO Box 1352, Crete, Greece
    Eur J Cancer 38:1992-7. 2002
    ....
  15. pmc Second-line treatment with irinotecan plus cisplatin vs cisplatin of patients with advanced non-small-cell lung cancer pretreated with taxanes and gemcitabine: a multicenter randomised phase II study
    V Georgoulias
    Department of Medical Oncology, University General Hospital of Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Br J Cancer 93:763-9. 2005
    ..The IC regimen did not confer a survival benefit compared with C as second-line treatment of patients with advanced NSCLC pretreated with a taxane/gemcitabine regimen, despite its better efficacy in terms of response rate...
  16. ncbi Sequential administration of cisplatin-etoposide followed by topotecan in patients with extensive stage small cell lung cancer. A multicenter phase II study
    D Mavroudis
    Department of Medical Oncology, School of Medicine, University of Crete, University General Hospital of Heraklion, PO Box 1352, Heraklion, Crete 71110, Greece
    Lung Cancer 39:71-6. 2003
    ..To evaluate the activity of the sequential administration of cisplatin-etoposide (PE) followed by topotecan (TOP) in patients with extensive stage small cell lung cancer (SCLC)...
  17. ncbi A dose-finding study of the weekly administration of paclitaxel in patients with advanced solid tumors
    C Kouroussis
    Department of Medical Oncology, University General Hospital of Heraklion, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Am J Clin Oncol 24:404-7. 2001
    ..The weekly administration of paclitaxel for 4 consecutive weeks in cycles of 6 weeks is a feasible, safe, and active outpatient regimen that merits further evaluation in combination with other anticancer agents...
  18. ncbi Murine yeast gut flora affected by tetracycline, metronidazole and norfloxacin
    G Samonis
    Department of Medical Oncology, University of Crete, Greece
    J Chemother 6:408-11. 1994
    ..Yeast was not found in the stools of mice fed regular food and treated with antibiotics or saline. Histopathologic examination did not reveal dissemination of Candida in the visceral organs of any mouse...
  19. ncbi Phase I study of paclitaxel (taxol) and pegylated liposomal doxorubicin (caelyx) administered every 2 weeks in patients with advanced solid tumors
    D Mavroudis
    Department of Medical Oncology, University General Hospital of Heraklion, Greece
    Oncology 62:216-22. 2002
    ..We conducted a phase I study to determine the maximum tolerated doses (MTD) and the dose limiting toxicities (DLT) of the combination administered every 2 weeks in patients with advanced solid tumors...
  20. ncbi Ceftriaxone and dexamethasone affecting yeast gut flora in experimental mice
    S Maraki
    The University of Crete, Division of Medicine, Heraklion, Greece
    J Chemother 11:363-6. 1999
    ..Saline did not affect Candida stool concentration. Yeasts were not found in the stools of non-colonized mice treated with the study drugs or saline. There was no evidence of Candida dissemination to internal organs in any group...
  21. ncbi Cisplatin-etoposide alternating with topotecan in patients with extensive stage small cell lung cancer (SCLC). A multicenter phase II study
    D Mavroudis
    Department of Medical Oncology, School of Medicine, University of Crete, University General Hospital of Iraklion, 71110 Iraklion, Crete, Greece
    Lung Cancer 38:59-63. 2002
    ..In order to investigate the feasibility of a potentially non-cross resistant drug regimen, we alternated cycles of cisplatin-etoposide with topotecan as front-line treatment in patients with extensive stage small cell lung cancer (SCLC)...
  22. ncbi Triplet combination with irinotecan plus oxaliplatin plus continuous-infusion fluorouracil and leucovorin as first-line treatment in metastatic colorectal cancer: a multicenter phase II trial
    J Souglakos
    Department of Medical Oncology, School of Medicine, University General Hospital of Heraklion, Crete
    J Clin Oncol 20:2651-7. 2002
    ..To evaluate the efficacy and tolerance of irinotecan (CPT-11) in combination with oxaliplatin (L-OHP) plus fluorouracil (5-FU)/leucovorin (LV) (de Gramont regimen) as first-line treatment of metastatic colorectal cancer (MCC)...
  23. doi Effects of levofloxacin, moxifloxacin and prulifloxacin on murine gut colonization by Candida albicans
    S Maraki
    Department of Clinical Bacteriology, Parasitology, Zoonoses and Geographical Medicine, University Hospital of Heraklion, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Med Mycol 49:419-23. 2011
    ..Dissemination of Candida to internal organs was not observed in any animal. In conclusion, we have shown that all fluoroquinolones tested induced substantial increases in the murine intestinal concentration of C. albicans...
  24. ncbi Bloodstream infections in patients with solid tumors: associated factors, microbial spectrum and outcome
    M Anatoliotaki
    University General Hospital of Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Infection 32:65-71. 2004
    ..Although patients with malignant diseases are at increased risk for bloodstream infections (BSIs), limited data are available for those with solid tumors...
  25. ncbi Prospective evaluation of the impact of amoxicillin, clarithromycin and their combination on human gastrointestinal colonization by Candida species
    S Maraki
    Division of Medicine, University of Crete, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Chemotherapy 47:215-8. 2001
    ..Hence, these drugs could be safely used in patients at risk for candidiasis originating from the GI tract...
  26. ncbi Effects of vancomycin, teicoplanin, linezolid, quinupristin-dalfopristin, and telithromycin on murine gut colonization by Candida albicans
    G Samonis
    Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital of Heraklion, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Med Mycol 44:193-6. 2006
    ..This increase was not statistically significant. Mice fed regular chow treated with the study drugs or saline did not have any yeasts in their stools. Dissemination of Candida was not observed in the visceral organs of any mouse...
  27. doi Serotypes and susceptibilities of paediatric clinical isolates of Streptococcus pneumoniae in Crete, Greece, before and after the heptavalent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine
    S Maraki
    Department of Clinical Bacteriology, Parasitology, Zoonoses and Geographic Medicine, University Hospital of Heraklion, Heraklion, Greece
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 29:1449-51. 2010
    ..PCV7 was followed by decreased S. pneumoniae resistance and prevalence of vaccine-related serotypes but increased prevalence of serotypes 7F and 19A. Continuing surveillance is required after the recent introduction of PCV10 and PCV13...
  28. ncbi Effect of ketoconazole, itraconazole and fluconazole on the gastrointestinal colonization of mice by Candida albicans
    G Samonis
    Division of Medicine, The University of Crete, Heraklion, Greece
    J Chemother 13:66-9. 2001
    ..In conclusion, these azoles, used at the present doses and schedules, have minimal effect on murine GI colonization by this strain of C. albicans which is susceptible but with rather increased MICs...
  29. ncbi Antibiotics affecting gastrointestinal colonization of mice by yeasts
    G Samonis
    Department of Medical Oncology, University of Crete, Heraklion, Greece
    J Chemother 6:50-2. 1994
    ..No Candida was found in the stools of mice fed regular chow and treated with antibiotics or saline. Dissemination of Candida was not observed in the visceral organs of any mouse...
  30. ncbi Comparative effects of ertapenem, imipenem, and meropenem on the colonization of the gastrointestinal tract of mice by Candida albicans
    G Samonis
    Department of Medicine, University Hospital of Heraklion, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Med Mycol 44:233-5. 2006
    ..albicans, especially if they received ertapenem. Mice fed regular chow and treated with the study antibiotics or saline did not have Candida in their stools. Candida was not detected in the internal organs of any group of mice...
  31. ncbi Effect of norfloxacin, trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole and nitrofurantoin on fecal flora of women with recurrent urinary tract infections
    E Mavromanolakis
    Department of Urology, University Hospital of Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    J Chemother 9:203-7. 1997
    ..These findings help in the selection of the most appropriate antimicrobial agent for prophylaxis in recurrent UTIs, so as to reduce the possibility of emergence of resistant bacterial strains...
  32. doi Long-term trends in the epidemiology and resistance of childhood bacterial enteropathogens in Crete
    S Maraki
    Department of Clinical Bacteriology, Parasitology, Zoonoses and Geographic Medicine, University Hospital of Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 31:1889-94. 2012
    ..These changing trends in the long-term morbidity and susceptibility call for ongoing surveillance and tailored management...
  33. doi Empirical therapy with ceftazidime combined with levofloxacin or once-daily amikacin for febrile neutropenia in patients with neoplasia: a prospective comparative study
    G Samonis
    Department of Medicine, University Hospital of Heraklion, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 31:1389-98. 2012
    ..Nephrotoxicity with once-daily amikacin was minimal. Inappropriate empirical therapy was associated with worse prognosis...
  34. doi Synergy of fosfomycin with carbapenems, colistin, netilmicin, and tigecycline against multidrug-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae, Escherichia coli, and Pseudomonas aeruginosa clinical isolates
    G Samonis
    Department of Medicine, University Hospital of Heraklion, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 31:695-701. 2012
    ..7%, 53.3%, 73.3%, 13.3% , 13.3%, and 13.3%. Antagonism was not observed for any of the combinations tested. Further studies are needed in order to confirm the clinical relevance of the above findings...
  35. doi Psychometric properties of the QLQ-C30 (version 3.0) in a sample of ambulatory Cretan cancer patients
    S Koukouli
    Department of Social Work, Technological Educational Institute of Crete, Heraklion, Greece
    Eur J Cancer Care (Engl) 18:447-56. 2009
    ..It has proven able to detect clinically significant changes after the therapeutic intervention only for the patients who deteriorated over time and for three specific dimensions of QoL: physical, role and social functioning...
  36. ncbi Fatal septicemia and meningitis due to Morganella morganii in a patient with Hodgkin's disease
    G Samonis
    Department of Medical Oncology, University General Hospital of Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Scand J Infect Dis 33:553-5. 2001
    ..Late initiation of appropriate antibiotic treatment was probably responsible for the fatal outcome. This case illustrates the pathogenic potential of M. morganii in immunocompromised hosts...
  37. ncbi Efficacy of amikacin, ofloxacin, pefloxacin, ciprofloxacin, enoxacin and fleroxacin in experimental left-sided Pseudomonas aeruginosa endocarditis
    J A Papadakis
    Division of Medicine, University of Crete, Heraklion, Crete
    Chemotherapy 46:116-21. 2000
    ..Enoxacin and ciprofloxacin were equipotent and more effective than pefloxacin, ofloxacin and amikacin. Fleroxacin had a weaker activity...
  38. ncbi Effects of doxycycline, metronidazole and their combination on Candida species colonization of the human oropharynx, intestinal lumen and vagina
    S Maraki
    School of Medicine, The University of Crete, P O Box 1393, Heraklion 711 10, Crete, Greece
    J Chemother 15:369-73. 2003
    ..The combination of doxycycline and metronidazole had a substantial effect, increasing the GI and vaginal colonization by Candida organisms...
  39. doi Saccharomyces boulardii and Candida albicans experimental colonization of the murine gut
    G Samonis
    Division of Medicine, The University of Crete, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Med Mycol 49:395-9. 2011
    ..boulardii induces a substantial but short term increase of this yeast in the intestinal lumen and administration of the probiotic does not prevent subsequent GI colonization by C. albicans...
  40. doi Antimicrobial susceptibility of non-fermenting Gram-negative isolates to isepamicin in a region with high antibiotic resistance
    G Samonis
    Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital of Heraklion, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 31:3191-8. 2012
    ..aeruginosa and other aminoglycoside-resistant A. baumannii. Further modifications in the aminoglycoside molecule may provide formulations with enhanced antimicrobial activity...
  41. doi Serotype distribution and antimicrobial resistance of adult Streptococcus pneumoniae clinical isolates over the period 2001-2008 in Crete, Greece
    S Maraki
    Department of Clinical Bacteriology, Parasitology, Zoonoses and Geographical Medicine, University Hospital of Heraklion, Heraklion, Greece
    Chemotherapy 56:325-32. 2010
    ..We report on the serotype distribution and the antimicrobial susceptibility patterns (ASP) to 19 antibiotics of 195 Streptococcus pneumoniae isolates (41 invasive) collected over the period 2001-2008 from adult patients...
  42. doi Serratia infections in a general hospital: characteristics and outcomes
    G Samonis
    Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital of Heraklion, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 30:653-60. 2011
    ....
  43. doi Citrobacter infections in a general hospital: characteristics and outcomes
    G Samonis
    Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital of Heraklion, Heraklion, Greece
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 28:61-8. 2009
    ..02). The isolation of Citrobacter species, although rather infrequent, was clinically relevant in the great majority of cases. Further attention should be paid to these pathogens...
  44. ncbi The impact of norfloxacin, ciprofloxacin and ofloxacin on human gut colonization by Candida albicans
    E Mavromanolakis
    Department of Urology, , Crete, Greece
    Scand J Infect Dis 33:477-8. 2001
    ..albicans were performed before, at the end and 1 week after the end of treatment. All 3 quinolones increased GI colonization by C. albicans. Ciprofloxacin caused the highest increase, which was not statistically significant...
  45. doi Antimicrobial susceptibilities of 930 Haemophilus influenzae clinical strains isolated from the island of Crete, Greece
    D P Kofteridis
    Infectious Diseases Unit, Division of Medicine, University of Crete, Heraklion, Greece
    Chemotherapy 54:492-8. 2008
    ..Haemophilus influenzae is an important human pathogen...
  46. ncbi Veno-occlusive disease of the liver associated with chronic myelomonocytic leukemia treated with vincristine and standard doses of cytarabine
    A M Boula
    Department of Hematology, University Hospital of Heraklion, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Am J Hematol 79:216-9. 2005
    ..To the best of our knowledge, association between vincristine and hepatic VOD has not been previously described in chemotherapy-naive patients with CMML...
  47. ncbi Serotype distribution and antimicrobial resistance of Salmonella enterica from patients with gastroenteritis in Crete, Greece
    S Maraki
    Department of Clinical Bacteriology, Parasitology, Zoonoses and Geographical Medicine, University Hospital of Heraklion, P O Box 1352, 71110, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 25:116-9. 2006
    ..The extended-spectrum beta-lactamase production observed in one strain of S. enterica serotype Virchow and the reduced ciprofloxacin susceptibility detected in 2.7% of the isolates studied are causes of concern...
  48. ncbi Effects of cefepime and meropenem on the gastrointestinal colonization of surgical patients by Candida albicans
    G Samonis
    Division of Medicine, University of Crete, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Chemotherapy 47:350-3. 2001
    ..However, these increases were statistically not significant. CONCLUSION: Cefepime and meropenem when given to sensitive patients do not increase significantly the risk of Candida infection originating in the GI tract...
  49. ncbi A 5-year study of the bacterial pathogens associated with acute diarrhoea on the island of Crete, Greece, and their resistance to antibiotics
    S Maraki
    Department of Clinical Bacteriology Parasitology Zoonoses and Geographical Medicine, University Hospital of Heraklion, P O Box 1352, Heraklion 711 10, Crete, Greece
    Eur J Epidemiol 18:85-90. 2003
    ..9% of them. With the present study we continue the surveillance of bacterial pathogens associated with diarrhoeal disease on the island of Crete...
  50. ncbi Metastatic uterine leiomyosarcoma coexisting with papillary carcinoma of the thyroid gland
    E Giannikaki
    Department of Pathology, University of Crete Medical School, 71003 Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Int J Gynecol Cancer 16:442-5. 2006
    ..This is the first report of metastatic leiomyosarcoma coexisting with a primary thyroid carcinoma and supports the possibility of a common pathway connecting thyroid gland neoplasms and sarcomas...
  51. doi Resistance status and evolution trends of Klebsiella pneumoniae isolates in a university hospital in Greece: ineffectiveness of carbapenems and increasing resistance to colistin
    I K Neonakis
    Department of Clinical Bacteriology, Parasitology, Zoonoses and Geographical Medicine, University Hospital of Heraklion, Heraklion, Greece
    Chemotherapy 56:448-52. 2010
    ..Due to its increased non-susceptibility rates, Klebsiella pneumoniae has emerged as one of the most problematic pathogens...
  52. ncbi Effects of erythromycin, clarithromycin, roxithromycin and azithromycin on murine gut colonization by Candida albicans
    G Samonis
    Division of Medicine, The University of Crete, Herkalion, Greece
    Med Mycol 40:139-42. 2002
    ..albicans concentration of the gastrointestinal tract. This increase is not associated with a higher risk of disseminated candidiasis...
  53. doi Infant colonization by Staphylococcus aureus: role of maternal carriage
    E Chatzakis
    Paediatric Infectious Diseases Unit, University Hospital, Heraklion, Greece
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 30:1111-7. 2011
    ..6% among all isolates from infants. In conclusion, isolates from infants were commonly identical to isolates from their mothers, pointing to a principal role of maternal carriage in S. aureus colonization in infants...
  54. doi Infections in traumatic brain injury patients
    I S Kourbeti
    Department of Internal Medicine, Community Hospital of Chalkida, 48 Gazepi Street, 34100 Chalkida, Greece
    Clin Microbiol Infect 18:359-64. 2012
    ..Device-related communication of the CSF with the environment and prolonged hospitalization, especially in the ICU setting, were independent risk factors for SSIs and meningitis cases...
  55. ncbi Peripheral primitive neuroectodermal tumour during pregnancy
    H Varveris
    Departments of Radiotherapy and Oncology, Medical Physics, Histopathology, Obstetrics and Gynecology and Clinical Oncology, Iraclion University Hospital, School of Medicine, 71110 Iraclion, Crete, Greece
    Br J Radiol 75:543-7. 2002
    ....
  56. doi Local complications of erysipelas: a study of associated risk factors
    K Krasagakis
    Department of Dermatology, University Hospital of Heraklion, Heraklion, Greece
    Clin Exp Dermatol 36:351-4. 2011
    ..Local complications of erysipelas include haemorrhagic, bullous, abscessing and necrotic lesions. The risk factors predisposing patients to local complications are not fully known...