Maria Dalamaga

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Affiliation: University of Athens
Country: Greece

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Resistin as a biomarker linking obesity and inflammation to cancer: potential clinical perspectives
    Maria Dalamaga
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Medical School, University of Athens, Attikon General University Hospital, 1 Rimini Street, Chaidari, 12462 Athens, Greece
    Biomark Med 8:107-18. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Higher fetuin-A, lower adiponectin and free leptin levels mediate effects of excess body weight on insulin resistance and risk for myelodysplastic syndrome
    Maria Dalamaga
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Medical School, University of Athens, Attikon General University Hospital, 1 Rimini Street, Chaidari, 12462 Athens, Greece Electronic address
    Metabolism 62:1830-9. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Hyperresistinemia is associated with postmenopausal breast cancer
    Maria Dalamaga
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry, University of Athens Medical School, Attikon General University Hospital, Chaidari, Athens, Greece
    Menopause 20:845-51. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Serum resistin: a biomarker of breast cancer in postmenopausal women? Association with clinicopathological characteristics, tumor markers, inflammatory and metabolic parameters
    Maria Dalamaga
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Medical School, University of Athens, Attikon General University Hospital, 1 Rimini Street, Chaidari, 12462 Athens, Greece
    Clin Biochem 46:584-90. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Nicotinamide phosphoribosyl-transferase/visfatin: a missing link between overweight/obesity and postmenopausal breast cancer? Potential preventive and therapeutic perspectives and challenges
    Maria Dalamaga
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Medical School, University of Athens, Attikon General University Hospital, 1 Rimini Street, Chaidari, Athens 12462, Greece
    Med Hypotheses 79:617-21. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Could serum visfatin be a potential biomarker for postmenopausal breast cancer?
    Maria Dalamaga
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Medical School, University of Athens, Attikon General University Hospital, 1 Rimini Street, Chaidari, 12462 Athens, Greece
    Maturitas 71:301-8. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Association of thyroid disease and thyroid autoimmunity with multiple myeloma risk: a case-control study
    Maria Dalamaga
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Medical School, University of Athens, Attikon General University Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Leuk Lymphoma 49:1545-52. 2008
  8. pmc Platelet markers correlate with glycemic indices in diabetic, but not diabetic-myelodysplastic patients with normal platelet count
    Maria Dalamaga
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Medical School, University of Athens, Attikon General University Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Dis Markers 29:55-61. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Is thyroid autoimmunity a risk factor for developing primary myelodysplastic syndrome?
    Maria Dalamaga
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Medical School, University of Athens, Attikon General University Hospital, 19, 28th October Street, Agia Paraskevi, Athens 15341, Greece
    Cancer Causes Control 19:371-8. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Clinical study on the serum carcinoembryonic antigen, CA 19-9, CA 50 and alpha-fetoprotein levels in patients with myelodysplastic syndromes
    Maria Dalamaga
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Medical School, University of Athens, Attikon, General University Hospital, 15341 Athens
    Leuk Lymphoma 47:1782-7. 2006

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  1. doi request reprint Resistin as a biomarker linking obesity and inflammation to cancer: potential clinical perspectives
    Maria Dalamaga
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Medical School, University of Athens, Attikon General University Hospital, 1 Rimini Street, Chaidari, 12462 Athens, Greece
    Biomark Med 8:107-18. 2014
    ..At the same time, several enigmatic issues involving resistin receptor and signaling pathways remain to be clarified in order to unmask its ontological role in cancer pathophysiology. ..
  2. doi request reprint Higher fetuin-A, lower adiponectin and free leptin levels mediate effects of excess body weight on insulin resistance and risk for myelodysplastic syndrome
    Maria Dalamaga
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Medical School, University of Athens, Attikon General University Hospital, 1 Rimini Street, Chaidari, 12462 Athens, Greece Electronic address
    Metabolism 62:1830-9. 2013
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  3. doi request reprint Hyperresistinemia is associated with postmenopausal breast cancer
    Maria Dalamaga
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry, University of Athens Medical School, Attikon General University Hospital, Chaidari, Athens, Greece
    Menopause 20:845-51. 2013
    ..We thus explored the association of serum resistin with PBC, taking into account established risk factors, including adipokines and anthropometric, metabolic, and inflammatory markers...
  4. doi request reprint Serum resistin: a biomarker of breast cancer in postmenopausal women? Association with clinicopathological characteristics, tumor markers, inflammatory and metabolic parameters
    Maria Dalamaga
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Medical School, University of Athens, Attikon General University Hospital, 1 Rimini Street, Chaidari, 12462 Athens, Greece
    Clin Biochem 46:584-90. 2013
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Nicotinamide phosphoribosyl-transferase/visfatin: a missing link between overweight/obesity and postmenopausal breast cancer? Potential preventive and therapeutic perspectives and challenges
    Maria Dalamaga
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Medical School, University of Athens, Attikon General University Hospital, 1 Rimini Street, Chaidari, Athens 12462, Greece
    Med Hypotheses 79:617-21. 2012
    ..Understanding of these mechanisms may be important for the development of preventive and therapeutic strategies against PBC...
  6. doi request reprint Could serum visfatin be a potential biomarker for postmenopausal breast cancer?
    Maria Dalamaga
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Medical School, University of Athens, Attikon General University Hospital, 1 Rimini Street, Chaidari, 12462 Athens, Greece
    Maturitas 71:301-8. 2012
    ..We thus explored whether serum visfatin could be used as a potential diagnostic and prognostic tool for PBC, taking into account clinicopathological features, serum tumor markers, anthropometric and metabolic parameters...
  7. doi request reprint Association of thyroid disease and thyroid autoimmunity with multiple myeloma risk: a case-control study
    Maria Dalamaga
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Medical School, University of Athens, Attikon General University Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Leuk Lymphoma 49:1545-52. 2008
    ..23, 95% CI: 1.25-8.31). Further studies are needed to explore underlying mechanisms associating thyroid autoimmunity with plasma cell transformation...
  8. pmc Platelet markers correlate with glycemic indices in diabetic, but not diabetic-myelodysplastic patients with normal platelet count
    Maria Dalamaga
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Medical School, University of Athens, Attikon General University Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Dis Markers 29:55-61. 2010
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Is thyroid autoimmunity a risk factor for developing primary myelodysplastic syndrome?
    Maria Dalamaga
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Medical School, University of Athens, Attikon General University Hospital, 19, 28th October Street, Agia Paraskevi, Athens 15341, Greece
    Cancer Causes Control 19:371-8. 2008
    ..In this case-control study, we investigated the association of ATD with MDS...
  10. ncbi request reprint Clinical study on the serum carcinoembryonic antigen, CA 19-9, CA 50 and alpha-fetoprotein levels in patients with myelodysplastic syndromes
    Maria Dalamaga
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Medical School, University of Athens, Attikon, General University Hospital, 15341 Athens
    Leuk Lymphoma 47:1782-7. 2006
    ..Serum CEA could be used as marker together with other important diagnostic tools for evaluating an underlying or developing malignancy in patients suffering from MDS...
  11. pmc Serum adiponectin and leptin in relation to risk for preeclampsia: results from a large case-control study
    Maria Dalamaga
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Medical School, University of Athens, Attikon General University Hospital, Chaidari, Athens, Greece
    Metabolism 60:1539-44. 2011
    ..93; 95% confidence interval, 0.83-1.04 and odds ratio, 1; 95% confidence interval, 0.97-1.03, respectively). Maternal serum adiponectin and leptin levels, drawn at the time of PE diagnosis, were not associated with PE...
  12. doi request reprint Elevated serum visfatin/nicotinamide phosphoribosyl-transferase levels are associated with risk of postmenopausal breast cancer independently from adiponectin, leptin, and anthropometric and metabolic parameters
    Maria Dalamaga
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Medical School, University of Athens, Attikon General University Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Menopause 18:1198-204. 2011
    ..We thus investigated the association of serum visfatin with PBC risk, taking into account known risk factors including adipokines and anthropometric and metabolic parameters...
  13. ncbi request reprint Cutaneous manifestations in relation to immunologic parameters in a cohort of primary myelodysplastic syndrome patients
    M Dalamaga
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Attikon General University Hospital, University of Athens, School of Medicine, Athens, Greece
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 22:543-8. 2008
    ..Our purpose was to investigate in a cohort of 84 MDS patients the correlation of cutaneous findings with immunologic parameters and prognostic features of MDS in order to clarify their potential clinical significance...
  14. doi request reprint Serum levels of ischemia modified albumin in overweight/obese postmenopausal women: a potential biomarker of atherosclerotic burden associated with oxidative stress
    Konstantinos Kazanis
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Medical School, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Maturitas 70:182-7. 2011
    ..The aim of the present study was to estimate serum ischemia-modified albumin (IMA) levels in postmenopausal women and evaluate their association with body mass index (BMI) and coronary artery disease (CAD)...
  15. doi request reprint Circulating adiponectin and leptin in relation to myelodysplastic syndrome: a case-control study
    Maria Dalamaga
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Medical School, University of Athens, Attikon General University Hospital, Chaidari, Greece
    Oncology 73:26-32. 2007
    ..We investigated the role of adiponectin and leptin levels in the etiopathogenesis of myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS), a preleukemic condition with increasing incidence which has recently been associated with obesity...
  16. doi request reprint Adiponectin and resistin are associated with risk for myelodysplastic syndrome, independently from the insulin-like growth factor-I (IGF-I) system
    Maria Dalamaga
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Medical School, University of Athens, Attikon General University Hospital, Chaidari, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Cancer 44:1744-53. 2008
    ..We hypothesised that altered secretion of adiponectin and resistin may underlie this association. We thus investigated the role of both total and high molecular weight (HMW) adiponectin and resistin in MDS...
  17. pmc Pancreatic cancer expresses adiponectin receptors and is associated with hypoleptinemia and hyperadiponectinemia: a case-control study
    Maria Dalamaga
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Medical School, University of Athens, Attikon General University Hospital, 1 Rimini Street, Chaidari, 12462 Athens, Greece
    Cancer Causes Control 20:625-33. 2009
    ....
  18. doi request reprint Low circulating adiponectin and resistin, but not leptin, levels are associated with multiple myeloma risk: a case-control study
    Maria Dalamaga
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Medical School, University of Athens, Attikon, General University Hospital, 1 Rimini Street, Chaidari, 10024, Athens, Greece
    Cancer Causes Control 20:193-9. 2009
    ..Further studies are needed to confirm these associations and to explore the mechanisms underlying adiponectin's role in MM and plasma cell dyscrasias...
  19. pmc B-cell chronic lymphocytic leukemia risk in association with serum leptin and adiponectin: a case-control study in Greece
    Maria Dalamaga
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Medical School, University of Athens, Attikon General University Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Cancer Causes Control 21:1451-9. 2010
    ..In this study, we examined the association between leptin/adiponectin and risk of B-cell chronic lymphocytic leukemia (B-CLL), as well as the relationships between adipokines and several established prognostic factors of B-CLL...
  20. doi request reprint Leptin, soluble leptin receptor, adiponectin and resistin in relation to OGTT in overweight/obese postmenopausal women
    Garifallia Hroussalas
    Department of Biological Chemistry and Clinical Biochemistry, Medical School, University of Athens, Athens Goudi, Greece
    Maturitas 59:339-49. 2008
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  21. ncbi request reprint Coexistence of primary refractory anemia with ringed sideroblasts and T cell-lymphoblastic non-Hodgkin lymphoma
    Maria Dalamaga
    Department of Internal Medicine, Hematology Section, NIMTS General Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Acta Haematol 111:171-2. 2004
  22. ncbi request reprint Leptospirosis presenting as acute pancreatitis and cholecystitis
    Maria Dalamaga
    Department of Internal Medicine, NIMTS Hospital, Athens, Greece
    J Med 35:181-5. 2004
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  23. ncbi request reprint Pseudomonas luteola cutaneous abscess and bacteraemia in a previously healthy man
    Maria Dalamaga
    Department of Internal Medicine, NIMTS General Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Scand J Infect Dis 36:495-7. 2004
    ..This report describes an unusual case of a Pseudomonas luteola strain that infected and caused cutaneous abscess and bacteraemia in a previously healthy man...
  24. doi request reprint Ovarian SAHA syndrome is associated with a more insulin-resistant profile and represents an independent risk factor for glucose abnormalities in women with polycystic ovary syndrome: a prospective controlled study
    Maria Dalamaga
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry, University of Athens Medical School, Attikon General University Hospital, Athens, Greece
    J Am Acad Dermatol 69:922-30. 2013
    ..No previous study has examined the prevalence of glucose abnormalities in ovarian SAHA and explored whether it may be an independent risk factor for glucose abnormalities...
  25. pmc Survivin isoforms and clinicopathological characteristics in colorectal adenocarcinomas using real-time qPCR
    Anastasia Pavlidou
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Attikon University Hospital, Athens 12462, Greece
    World J Gastroenterol 17:1614-21. 2011
    ..To investigate three isoforms of survivin in colorectal adenocarcinomas...
  26. doi request reprint Validation of a real-time quantitative polymerase chain reaction method for the quantification of 3 survivin transcripts and evaluation in breast cancer tissues
    Anastasia Pavlidou
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry, University of Athens Medical School, Attikon University Hospital, Haidari, Greece
    Clin Breast Cancer 14:122-31. 2014
    ..Recently, 3 splice variants of this gene were cloned and characterized. This study aimed to validate a sensitive and specific method for the detection of survivin variants in breast cancer...
  27. ncbi request reprint Correlates of serum resistin in elderly, non-diabetic patients with chronic kidney disease
    Anna Marouga
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Medical School, University of Athens, Attikon General University Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Clin Lab 59:1121-8. 2013
    ..The aim of the present study was to test the hypothesis whether serum resistin is associated with markers of malnutrition and inflammation in elderly non-diabetic adults in different stages of CKD including hemodialysis...
  28. pmc The role of adiponectin in cancer: a review of current evidence
    Maria Dalamaga
    Laboratory of Clinical Biochemistry, Attikon General University Hospital, University of Athens, School of Medicine, 12462 Athens, Greece
    Endocr Rev 33:547-94. 2012
    ..Understanding of these mechanisms may be important for the development of preventive and therapeutic strategies against obesity-associated malignancies...
  29. doi request reprint Ischemia modified albumin, high-sensitivity c-reactive protein and natriuretic peptide in patients with coronary atherosclerosis
    Konstantinos Kazanis
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Medical School, University of Athens, Greece
    Clin Chim Acta 408:65-9. 2009
    ..Cardiac troponin T (cTnT), CK-MB mass, albumin and Total Antioxidant Status (TAS) were also evaluated...
  30. doi request reprint Hypocalcemia, hypomagnesemia, and hypokalemia following hydrofluoric acid chemical injury
    Maria Dalamaga
    Department of Internal Medicine, NIMTS General Hospital, Athens, Greece
    J Burn Care Res 29:541-3. 2008
    ..Successful treatment included administration of calcium gluconate and magnesium both intravenously and topically...
  31. doi request reprint Leptin at the intersection of neuroendocrinology and metabolism: current evidence and therapeutic perspectives
    Maria Dalamaga
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Attikon General University Hospital, Athens University Medical School, 12462 Athens, Greece
    Cell Metab 18:29-42. 2013
    ..Current evidence regarding classic and emerging roles of leptin as well as the pros and cons of its potential clinical use are summarized herein. ..
  32. ncbi request reprint Spontaneous peritonitis caused by Leminorella grimontii
    Maria Dalamaga
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Attikon University General Hospital, Athens University Medical School, Rimini 1, TK 12462, Athens, Greece
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 56:83-5. 2006
    ..To our knowledge, L. grimontii has never been reported as a cause of spontaneous bacterial peritonitis. The patient responded to antimicrobial therapy. Clinical and therapeutic implications are discussed...
  33. pmc Lobomycosis: A case from Southeastern Europe and review of the literature
    Evangelia Papadavid
    2nd Department of Dermatology, Athens University School of Medicine, Attikon General University Hospital, Chaidari, Athens, Greece
    J Dermatol Case Rep 6:65-9. 2012
    ..More than 550 human cases have been reported, especially in patients with a history of travel or residence in endemic areas (Central and South America, particularly Brazil) or in communities along rivers...
  34. ncbi request reprint Stenotrophomonas maltophilia: a serious and rare complication in patients suffering from burns
    Maria Dalamaga
    Department of Internal Medicine, NIMTS General Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Burns 29:711-3. 2003
    ..Given the emergence of S. maltophilia nosocomial infections, especially in patients with burns, isolation of the bacterium from blood cultures should prompt the commencement of adequate antibiotic treatment...
  35. doi request reprint The association between a common FCGR2A polymorphism and C-reactive protein and coronary artery disease revisited
    Christos Kroupis
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Attikon University Hospital, University of Athens Medical School, Haidari, Greece
    Genet Test Mol Biomarkers 14:839-46. 2010
    ..g., atherosclerosis and coronary artery disease [CAD])...
  36. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for myelodysplastic syndromes: a case-control study in Greece
    Maria Dalamaga
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Athens University Medical School, Greece
    Cancer Causes Control 13:603-8. 2002
    ..The etiology of most cases of myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) has not been elucidated. We have undertaken an investigation in Greece to determine the risk profile of adult de-novo MDS...
  37. ncbi request reprint Adiponectin and breast cancer risk
    Christos Mantzoros
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 89:1102-7. 2004
    ..Future studies are needed to prove causality and provide further insights into both the mechanisms underlying the actions of this hormone and its potential role in breast cancer...