Alexandros Drosos

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Affiliation: University of Ioannina
Country: Greece

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Methotrexate intolerance in elderly patients with rheumatoid arthritis: what are the alternatives?
    Alexandros Drosos
    Section of Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
    Drugs Aging 20:723-36. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Sinus histocytosis with massive lymphadenopathy (Rosai-Dorfman disease) in a patient with primary Sjogren's syndrome
    A A Drosos
    Rheumatology Clinic, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
    Scand J Rheumatol 33:119-22. 2004
  3. pmc Patients with early rheumatoid arthritis exhibit elevated autoantibody titers against mildly oxidized low-density lipoprotein and exhibit decreased activity of the lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2
    Evangelia S Lourida
    Department of Chemistry, Laboratory of Biochemistry, University of Ioannina, 45110 Ioannina, Greece
    Arthritis Res Ther 9:R19. 2007
  4. pmc Atherogenic lipid profile is a feature characteristic of patients with early rheumatoid arthritis: effect of early treatment--a prospective, controlled study
    Athanasios N Georgiadis
    Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, University of Ioannina, 45110 Greece
    Arthritis Res Ther 8:R82. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of rheumatoid arthritis
    A A Drosos
    Rheumatology Clinic, Department of Internal Medical School, University of Ioannina, 45110, Ioannina, Greece
    Autoimmun Rev 3:S20-2. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Persistent clinical response of infliximab treatment, over a 4-year period in ankylosing spondylitis
    Aliki I Venetsanopoulou
    Rheumatology Clinic, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
    Rheumatol Int 27:935-9. 2007
  7. pmc The usefulness of magnetic resonance imaging of the hand and wrist in very early rheumatoid arthritis
    Paraskevi E Kosta
    Department of Clinical Imaging and Radiology Medical School, University of Ioannina, 45110, Ioannina, Greece
    Arthritis Res Ther 13:R84. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Ear involvement in systemic lupus erythematosus patients: a comparative study
    Ioannis Kastanioudakis
    ENT Department, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Greece
    J Laryngol Otol 116:103-7. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Newer immunosuppressive drugs: their potential role in rheumatoid arthritis therapy
    Alexandros A Drosos
    Section of Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
    Drugs 62:891-907. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Seropositive rheumatoid arthritis associated with Crohn's disease
    A N Georgiadis
    Division of Rheumatology, Medical School, University of Ioannina, 45110 Ioannina, Greece
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 21:363-5. 2003

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  1. ncbi request reprint Methotrexate intolerance in elderly patients with rheumatoid arthritis: what are the alternatives?
    Alexandros Drosos
    Section of Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
    Drugs Aging 20:723-36. 2003
    ..Experience and familiarity with the currently available agents, and knowledge of the nature of the disease are necessary in order to make better therapeutic decisions...
  2. ncbi request reprint Sinus histocytosis with massive lymphadenopathy (Rosai-Dorfman disease) in a patient with primary Sjogren's syndrome
    A A Drosos
    Rheumatology Clinic, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
    Scand J Rheumatol 33:119-22. 2004
    ..In this report, we describe a patient with primary SS, and excessive lymphadenopathy and splenomegaly who developed Rosai-Dorfman disease, and we discuss the possible aetiopathophysiological mechanism linking these two entities...
  3. pmc Patients with early rheumatoid arthritis exhibit elevated autoantibody titers against mildly oxidized low-density lipoprotein and exhibit decreased activity of the lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2
    Evangelia S Lourida
    Department of Chemistry, Laboratory of Biochemistry, University of Ioannina, 45110 Ioannina, Greece
    Arthritis Res Ther 9:R19. 2007
    ....
  4. pmc Atherogenic lipid profile is a feature characteristic of patients with early rheumatoid arthritis: effect of early treatment--a prospective, controlled study
    Athanasios N Georgiadis
    Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, University of Ioannina, 45110 Greece
    Arthritis Res Ther 8:R82. 2006
    ..Thus, early immuno-intervention to control disease activity may reduce the risk of the atherosclerotic process and cardiovascular events in ERA patients...
  5. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of rheumatoid arthritis
    A A Drosos
    Rheumatology Clinic, Department of Internal Medical School, University of Ioannina, 45110, Ioannina, Greece
    Autoimmun Rev 3:S20-2. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Persistent clinical response of infliximab treatment, over a 4-year period in ankylosing spondylitis
    Aliki I Venetsanopoulou
    Rheumatology Clinic, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
    Rheumatol Int 27:935-9. 2007
    ..Infliximab was effective, safe, and well tolerated in patients with AS. The clinical response was maintained for a period of 4 years and over, with infliximab survival of 77.9%...
  7. pmc The usefulness of magnetic resonance imaging of the hand and wrist in very early rheumatoid arthritis
    Paraskevi E Kosta
    Department of Clinical Imaging and Radiology Medical School, University of Ioannina, 45110, Ioannina, Greece
    Arthritis Res Ther 13:R84. 2011
    ..Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) was used to study the hand and wrist in very early rheumatoid arthritis (RA), and the results were compared with early and established disease...
  8. ncbi request reprint Ear involvement in systemic lupus erythematosus patients: a comparative study
    Ioannis Kastanioudakis
    ENT Department, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Greece
    J Laryngol Otol 116:103-7. 2002
    ..This is a lower percentage of ear involvement in SLE than that reported by other investigators. The mechanism of ear damage remains unknown. Thus, additional prospective studies are needed to elucidate its pathogenesis...
  9. ncbi request reprint Newer immunosuppressive drugs: their potential role in rheumatoid arthritis therapy
    Alexandros A Drosos
    Section of Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
    Drugs 62:891-907. 2002
    ..Many studies conclude that these compounds are very useful in the treatment of chronic synovitis and therefore are very promising for RA treatment...
  10. ncbi request reprint Seropositive rheumatoid arthritis associated with Crohn's disease
    A N Georgiadis
    Division of Rheumatology, Medical School, University of Ioannina, 45110 Ioannina, Greece
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 21:363-5. 2003
    ..In the present study we report a patient with long-standing seropositive rheumatoid arthritis, who developed Crohn's disease. We discuss the possible pathophysiologic mechanisms and their associations between these two entities...
  11. doi request reprint Heterotopic ossification in systemic sclerosis
    V G Botzoris
    Rheumatology Clinic, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
    Scand J Rheumatol 38:317-9. 2009
    ..However, differential diagnosis from other causes of extraskeletal ossification, such as tumours or tumour-like conditions, is required...
  12. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of ankylosing spondylitis in Northwest Greece, 1983-2002
    Y Alamanos
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Greece
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 43:615-8. 2004
    ..To investigate the incidence and the prevalence of ankylosing spondylitis (AS) in a defined area of northwest Greece with a total population of about 500,000 inhabitants...
  13. ncbi request reprint Does cigarette smoking influence disease expression, activity and severity in early rheumatoid arthritis patients?
    N G Papadopoulos
    Rheumatology Clinic, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 23:861-6. 2005
    ..To investigate the association of cigarette smoking with clinical expression, disease activity and severity in a cohort of Greek patients with early rheumatoid arthritis (RA)...
  14. ncbi request reprint Rheumatoid arthritis and B-cell chronic lymphocytic leukemia
    P V Voulgari
    Rheumatology Clinic, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Ioannina Medical School, Greece
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 20:63-5. 2002
    ..We discuss the incidence of B-CLL among the RA population and the possible interaction of the pathogenetic mechanisms of these two entities...
  15. ncbi request reprint Magnetic resonance imaging findings of the cervical spine in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. A cross-sectional study
    A K Zikou
    Department of Radiology, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 23:665-70. 2005
    ..To investigate by magnetic resonance (MR) imaging the occurrence of cervical spine (CS) involvement in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients...
  16. ncbi request reprint Induction of psoriatic skin lesions in a patient with rheumatoid arthritis treated with rituximab
    T E Markatseli
    Rheumatology Clinic, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 27:996-8. 2009
    ..However, further studies are needed in order to identify the underlying mechanism, as well as the risk factors associated with rituximab-induced psoriatic skin lesions...
  17. doi request reprint Immune-mediated skin lesions in patients treated with anti-tumour necrosis factor alpha inhibitors
    S A Exarchou
    Rheumatology Clinic, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
    Scand J Rheumatol 38:328-31. 2009
    ..To describe immune-mediated skin lesion (IMSL) development in patients during anti-tumour necrosis factor (TNF) therapy...
  18. ncbi request reprint Clinical course and outcome of early rheumatoid arthritis
    I A Papadopoulos
    Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Greece
    Rheumatol Int 20:205-10. 2001
    ..In contrast, the seronegative group had less severe radiological findings and greater functional ability at the end of the study. In Greek patients with early RA, rheumatoid factor seems to be a predictor of more severe disease activity...
  19. ncbi request reprint Early rheumatoid arthritis: does gender influence disease expression?
    P V Voulgari
    Division of Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 22:165-70. 2004
    ..To investigate whether gender is an independent factor associated with disease expression in early rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients...
  20. doi request reprint Prognostic factors of radiological damage in rheumatoid arthritis: a 10-year retrospective study
    Theodora E Markatseli
    Rheumatology Clinic, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
    J Rheumatol 38:44-52. 2011
    ..to describe the longterm clinical and radiological outcomes in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in a cohort in northwestern Greece; and to investigate predictive factors of radiological damage at the 10-year followup in patients with RA...
  21. ncbi request reprint Granuloma annulare induced by anti-tumour necrosis factor therapy
    P V Voulgari
    Rheumatology Clinic, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
    Ann Rheum Dis 67:567-70. 2008
    ..To describe granuloma annulare (GA) skin lesion development in patients during anti-tumour necrosis factor (TNF) therapy...
  22. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based recommendations for the management of ankylosing spondylitis: results of the Hellenic working group of the 3E Initiative in Rheumatology
    A Raptopoulou
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, Clinical Immunology and Allergy, University of Crete, Medical School, Heraklion, Greece
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 26:784-92. 2008
    ....
  23. pmc Efficacy and safety of switching from infliximab to adalimumab: a comparative controlled study
    S N Nikas
    Rheumatology Clinic, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, University of Ioannina, 45110 Ioannina, Greece
    Ann Rheum Dis 65:257-60. 2006
    ..To describe the efficacy and safety of adalimumab in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) who had previously discontinued infliximab treatment...
  24. ncbi request reprint Psychological distress and personality traits in early rheumatoid arthritis: A preliminary survey
    T N Hyphantis
    Department of Psychiatry, Medical School, University of Ioannina, 45110 Ioannina, Greece
    Rheumatol Int 26:828-36. 2006
    ..To investigate psychiatric manifestations, personality traits, and ego mechanisms of defense involved in early rheumatoid arthritis (RA)...
  25. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of primary Sjögren's syndrome in north-west Greece, 1982-2003
    Y Alamanos
    Rheumatology Clinic, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, University of Ioannina, 45110 Ioannina, Greece
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 45:187-91. 2006
    ..To investigate the incidence and prevalence, as well as the mortality and survival rates, of primary Sjögren's syndrome (pSS) in a defined area of north-west Greece with a population of about 500 000 inhabitants...
  26. doi request reprint Glucocorticoid receptor variants may predispose to rheumatoid arthritis susceptibility
    A Chatzikyriakidou
    Genetics Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
    Scand J Rheumatol 38:1-5. 2009
    ..The GC receptor (GR) has two isoforms. In the present study, we explored the role of GR-alpha polymorphisms rs33388, rs33389, and Bcl I, and the GR-beta variant rs6198 in RA susceptibility...
  27. pmc Infliximab treatment in combination with cyclosporin A in patients with severe refractory rheumatoid arthritis
    T I Temekonidis
    Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
    Ann Rheum Dis 61:822-5. 2002
    ..To investigate whether infliximab can be used in combination with cyclosporin A (CsA) in patients with refractory rheumatoid arthritis (RA) who cannot tolerate methotrexate (MTX)...
  28. ncbi request reprint Gender and age differences in systemic lupus erythematosus. A study of 489 Greek patients with a review of the literature
    P V Voulgari
    Rheumatology Clinic, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical Bchool, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
    Lupus 11:722-9. 2002
    ..Thus, we conclude that gender influences the clinical expresion of the disease independently of age, while both gender and age do not affect the overall damage score...
  29. ncbi request reprint Outcome of pregnancy in a patient with relapsing polychondritis and pyoderma gangrenosum
    G D Tsanadis
    University Hospital of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
    Clin Rheumatol 21:538. 2002
  30. ncbi request reprint Prognostic factors for erosive rheumatoid arthritis
    T E Markatseli
    Rheumatology Clinic, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 28:114-23. 2010
    ..In the present review, the predictive role of demographic, clinical, laboratory, imaging, immunological and genetic characteristics of RA patients is discussed...
  31. ncbi request reprint Laryngeal involvement in rheumatoid arthritis
    P V Voulgari
    Rheumatology Clinic, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, University of Ioannina, 45110 Ioannina, Greece
    Rheumatol Int 25:321-5. 2005
    ..In this report we describe two patients with RA and laryngeal involvement, mostly rheumatoid nodule formation, with a review of the literature...
  32. doi request reprint The role of psychological distress and personality variables in the disablement process in rheumatoid arthritis
    M Bai
    Consultation Liaison Psychiatry Unit, Department of Psychiatry, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
    Scand J Rheumatol 38:419-30. 2009
    ..To test whether psychological distress and personality variables mediate or moderate physical health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients...
  33. pmc Infliximab treatment in ankylosing spondylitis: an observational study
    S N Nikas
    Rheumatology Clinic, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Ioannina Medical School, 45110 Ioannina, Greece
    Ann Rheum Dis 64:940-2. 2005
    ..To investigate efficacy, toxicity, and drug discontinuation in patients with ankylosing spondylitis (AS) treated with infliximab...
  34. pmc Effects of infliximab treatment on insulin resistance in patients with rheumatoid arthritis and ankylosing spondylitis
    D N Kiortsis
    Laboratory of Physiology, Medical School, University of Ioannina, 45110 Ioannina, Greece
    Ann Rheum Dis 64:765-6. 2005
    ....
  35. doi request reprint Subclinical atherosclerosis in scleroderma patients
    N Tsifetaki
    Department of Internal Medicine, Rheumatology Clinic, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
    Scand J Rheumatol 39:326-9. 2010
    ..To investigate subclinical atherosclerosis in patients with systemic sclerosis (SSc)...
  36. ncbi request reprint Urticaria and angiedema-like skin reactions in a patient treated with adalimumab
    S N Nikas
    Rheumatology Clinic, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, University of Ioannina, 45110, Ioannina, Greece
    Clin Rheumatol 26:787-8. 2007
    ..These reactions were followed by hypotension. The patient was treated appropriately and after 2 h, the rashes and the edema disappeared and the patient gradually recovered completely. Adalimumab was discontinued...
  37. ncbi request reprint Sustained clinical response and high infliximab survival in psoriatic arthritis patients: a 3-year long-term study
    Paraskevi V Voulgari
    Assistant Professor of Rheumatology, Rheumatology Clinic, Department of Internal Medicine Medical School, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 37:293-8. 2008
    ..To investigate the efficacy, toxicity, and survival of infliximab in patients with psoriatic arthritis (PsA)...
  38. doi request reprint Early treatment reduces the cardiovascular risk factors in newly diagnosed rheumatoid arthritis patients
    Athanasios N Georgiadis
    Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 38:13-9. 2008
    ..To investigate subclinical atherosclerosis and the effect of treatment in patients with early rheumatoid arthritis (RA)...
  39. ncbi request reprint Persistent clinical response of infliximab therapy in patients with refractory rheumatoid arthritis, over a 3-year period
    Paraskevi V Voulgari
    Rheumatology Clinic, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
    Curr Clin Pharmacol 1:103-8. 2006
    ..The clinical response of infliximab was persistent over a 3-year period and was associated with the concomitant use of MTX. This clinical improvement was also associated with the reduction of inflammatory disease tissue damage...
  40. ncbi request reprint Effects of infliximab treatment on lipoprotein profile in patients with rheumatoid arthritis and ankylosing spondylitis
    Dimitrios N Kiortsis
    Department of Internal Medicine, and the Rheumatology Clinic, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
    J Rheumatol 33:921-3. 2006
    ..To investigate the longterm effects of the anti-tumor necrosis factor (TNF) therapy infliximab, a drug known to reduce disease activity in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and ankylosing spondylitis (AS)...
  41. ncbi request reprint Shared epitopes and rheumatoid arthritis: disease associations in Greece and meta-analysis of Mediterranean European populations
    John P A Ioannidis
    Clinical and Molecular Epidemiology Unit, Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology and the Division of Rheumatology, University of Ioannina School of Medicine, Ioannina, Greece
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 31:361-70. 2002
    ..To assess the strength of the associations between HLA shared epitopes (SE) and rheumatoid arthritis (RA) susceptibility, articular disease severity, and extra-articular features in Mediterranean European populations...
  42. ncbi request reprint Adalimumab for rheumatoid arthritis
    Paraskevi V Voulgari
    University of Ioannina Medical School, Rheumatology Clinic, Department of Internal Medicine, 45110 Ioannina, Greece
    Expert Opin Biol Ther 6:1349-60. 2006
    ..In addition, the radiographic progression of structural joint damage was significantly inhibited by adalimumab and improved quality of life. This review summarises the recent available data...
  43. pmc Infliximab in refractory psoriatic arthritis with severe psoriasis: a 2-year experience
    Paraskevi V Voulgari
    Ann Rheum Dis 66:270-1. 2007
  44. ncbi request reprint Visceral leishmaniasis resembling systemic lupus erythematosus
    Michalis Voulgarelis
    Medical School, National University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Clin Rheumatol 22:452-5. 2003
    ..Leishmaniasis should be taken into consideration in the differential diagnosis of autoimmune disorders...
  45. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of adult rheumatoid arthritis
    Yannis Alamanos
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
    Autoimmun Rev 4:130-6. 2005
    ..Most of these factors are likely to be associated with both disease occurrence and severity...
  46. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of systemic sclerosis in northwest Greece 1981 to 2002
    Yannis Alamanos
    Medical School, University of Ioannina, Greece
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 34:714-20. 2005
    ..To investigate the incidence and prevalence, as well as the mortality and survival rates, of systemic sclerosis (SSc) in a defined area of northwest Greece with a population of about 500,000 inhabitants...
  47. ncbi request reprint Infliximab therapy in established rheumatoid arthritis: an observational study
    Paraskevi V Voulgari
    Rheumatology Clinic, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, University of Ioannina, 45110 Ioannina, Greece
    Am J Med 118:515-20. 2005
    ..To investigate the efficacy, toxicity and drug discontinuation rate in an observational study of patients with established rheumatoid arthritis treated with infliximab...
  48. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of systemic lupus erythematosus in northwest Greece 1982-2001
    Yannis Alamanos
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
    J Rheumatol 30:731-5. 2003
    ..To investigate the frequency, distribution, and mortality of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) in a defined area of northwest Greece...
  49. ncbi request reprint Magnetic resonance imaging quantification of hand synovitis in patients with rheumatoid arthritis treated with infliximab
    Maria I Argyropoulou
    Department of Radiology Medical School, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
    Joint Bone Spine 72:557-61. 2005
    ..To investigate the clinical response and to evaluate by magnetic resonance imaging the inflammatory tissue changes in refractory rheumatoid arthritis patients treated with infliximab...
  50. ncbi request reprint Incidence and prevalence of rheumatoid arthritis, based on the 1987 American College of Rheumatology criteria: a systematic review
    Yannis Alamanos
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 36:182-8. 2006
    ....
  51. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of psoriatic arthritis in northwest Greece, 1982-2001
    Yannis Alamanos
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Ioannina Medical School, 451 10 Ioannina, Greece
    J Rheumatol 30:2641-4. 2003
    ..To investigate the frequency and distribution of psoriatic arthritis (PsA) in a defined area of Northwest Greece, with a population of about 500,000 inhabitants...
  52. ncbi request reprint Magnetic resonance imaging quantification of hand synovitis in patients with rheumatoid arthritis treated with adalimumab
    Anastasia K Zikou
    Department of Radiology and the Rheumatology Clinic, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Greece
    J Rheumatol 33:219-23. 2006
    ..To investigate the clinical response and to evaluate by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) the inflammatory tissue changes in patients with refractory rheumatoid arthritis (RA) treated with adalimumab...
  53. ncbi request reprint Radiological cervical spine involvement in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: a cross sectional study
    Anastasia K Zikou
    Department of Radiology, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
    J Rheumatol 32:801-6. 2005
    ..To investigate the frequency and the severity of radiological cervical spine involvement in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA)...
  54. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of rheumatic diseases in Greece
    Yannis Alamanos
    J Rheumatol 31:1669-70; author reply 1670-1. 2004
  55. ncbi request reprint Exacerbation of tuberculosis enteritis after treatment with infliximab
    Evagelos N Liberopoulos
    Am J Med 113:615. 2002
  56. ncbi request reprint Disease modifying antirheumatic drugs in early rheumatoid arthritis: a longterm observational study
    Nikolaos G Papadopoulos
    Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Greece
    J Rheumatol 29:261-6. 2002
    ..To investigate the effectiveness, toxicity, and drug survival in an observational longterm study of patients with early rheumatoid arthritis (RA)...
  57. ncbi request reprint Early rheumatoid arthritis patients: relationship of age
    Ioannis A Papadopoulos
    Division of Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, University of Ioannina, 45 110 Ioannina, Greece
    Rheumatol Int 23:70-4. 2003
    ..However, at the end of the study, no differences were seen concerning radiological changes and functional ability. It seems that age at disease onset does not influence the clinical course and outcome of early RA patients...
  58. ncbi request reprint Transcription regulatory polymorphism -43T>C in the 5'-flanking region of SLC19A1 gene could affect rheumatoid arthritis patient response to methotrexate therapy
    Anthoula Chatzikyriakidou
    Genetics Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Medical School, University of Ioannina, 45110 Ioannina, Greece
    Rheumatol Int 27:1057-61. 2007
    ..Therefore, the present genotypic-phenotypic association study of a functional polymorphism revealed the need of a complex genotypic analysis in order to predict patient response to folate antagonists' therapy...
  59. ncbi request reprint The impact of psychological functioning upon systemic sclerosis patients' quality of life
    Thomas N Hyphantis
    Department of Psychiatry, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 37:81-92. 2007
    ....
  60. ncbi request reprint Gingival hyperplasia associated with cyclosporin A
    Paraskevi V Voulgari
    Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Greece
    J Rheumatol 29:2466. 2002
  61. ncbi request reprint SCIO-469 Scios Inc
    Spyros N Nikas
    University of Ioannina Medical School, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, Ioannina 45110, Greece
    Curr Opin Investig Drugs 5:1205-12. 2004
    ..By July 2004, SCIO-469 was in phase lib clinical trials for rheumatoid arthritis...
  62. doi request reprint Physical inactivity in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: data from twenty-one countries in a cross-sectional, international study
    Tuulikki Sokka
    Jyvaskyla Central Hospital, Jyvaskyla, Finland
    Arthritis Rheum 59:42-50. 2008
    ..We studied the prevalence of physical activity and associations with demographic and disease-related variables in patients with RA from 21 countries...