Marina Karakantza

Summary

Affiliation: University of Patras
Country: Greece

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Inheritance and perinatal consequences of inherited thrombophilia in Greece
    Marina Karakantza
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Hematology, University of Patras Medical School, Patras, Greece
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 100:124-9. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Th1 and Th2 cytokines in a patient with Evans' syndrome and profound lymphopenia
    M Karakantza
    Laboratory of Haematology and Transfusion Medicine, Department of Medicine, School of Health Sciences, University of Patras, Patras, Greece
    Br J Haematol 110:968-70. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint Type 1 and type 2 cytokine-producing CD4+ and CD8+ T cells in primary antiphospholipid syndrome
    Marina Karakantza
    Laboratory Hematology and Transfusion Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Patras, 26110, Patras, Greece
    Ann Hematol 83:704-11. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Markers of endothelial and in vivo platelet activation in patients with essential thrombocythemia and polycythemia vera
    Marina Karakantza
    Laboratory Hematology and Transfusion Medicine, Medical School, University of Patras, Patras GR 26110, Greece
    Int J Hematol 79:253-9. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint In vitro study of the long-term effects of post-traumatic splenectomy on cellular immunity
    M Karakantza
    Laboratory Haematology and Transfusion Medicine, Medical School, University of Patras, Patras, Greece
    Scand J Immunol 59:209-19. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Clinical relevance of balance between type 1 and type 2 immune responses of lymphocyte subpopulations in aplastic anaemia patients
    Nikolaos C Giannakoulas
    Haematology Division, Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital of Patras, Rion, Patras, Greece
    Br J Haematol 124:97-105. 2004
  7. doi request reprint A beta integrin subunit regulates bacterial phagocytosis in medfly haemocytes
    Irene Mamali
    Department of Biology, University of Patras, Patras, Greece
    Dev Comp Immunol 33:858-66. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Optimizations of the naïve-Bayes classifier for the prognosis of B-Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia incorporating flow cytometry data
    John Lakoumentas
    Department of Medical Physics, School of Medicine, University of Patras, GR 26504 Rion, Greece
    Comput Methods Programs Biomed 108:158-67. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Bayesian clustering of flow cytometry data for the diagnosis of B-chronic lymphocytic leukemia
    John Lakoumentas
    Medical Physics Department, School of Medicine, University of Patras, GR 26504 Patras, Greece
    J Biomed Inform 42:251-61. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Adult chronic idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) is the manifestation of a type-1 polarized immune response
    Fotios P Panitsas
    Laboratory Hematology and Transfusion Medicine, Medical School, University of Patras, Greece
    Blood 103:2645-7. 2004

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  1. ncbi request reprint Inheritance and perinatal consequences of inherited thrombophilia in Greece
    Marina Karakantza
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Hematology, University of Patras Medical School, Patras, Greece
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 100:124-9. 2008
    ..To investigate the impact of inherited thrombophilic factors on the gestational outcome of unselected pregnant women...
  2. ncbi request reprint Th1 and Th2 cytokines in a patient with Evans' syndrome and profound lymphopenia
    M Karakantza
    Laboratory of Haematology and Transfusion Medicine, Department of Medicine, School of Health Sciences, University of Patras, Patras, Greece
    Br J Haematol 110:968-70. 2000
    ..We conclude that splenectomy had a beneficial effect owing to an increase in NK cells and an associated increase in TGF-beta production...
  3. ncbi request reprint Type 1 and type 2 cytokine-producing CD4+ and CD8+ T cells in primary antiphospholipid syndrome
    Marina Karakantza
    Laboratory Hematology and Transfusion Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Patras, 26110, Patras, Greece
    Ann Hematol 83:704-11. 2004
    ..Changes of cellular immunity may contribute to the pathogenesis of the clinical manifestations of the syndrome and might be proven to be useful targets for therapeutic interventions in the future...
  4. ncbi request reprint Markers of endothelial and in vivo platelet activation in patients with essential thrombocythemia and polycythemia vera
    Marina Karakantza
    Laboratory Hematology and Transfusion Medicine, Medical School, University of Patras, Patras GR 26110, Greece
    Int J Hematol 79:253-9. 2004
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint In vitro study of the long-term effects of post-traumatic splenectomy on cellular immunity
    M Karakantza
    Laboratory Haematology and Transfusion Medicine, Medical School, University of Patras, Patras, Greece
    Scand J Immunol 59:209-19. 2004
    ..In addition, changes in the profile of primed CD4+ T cells with time may be clinically relevant to relapses in autoimmune thrombocytopenia after splenectomy...
  6. ncbi request reprint Clinical relevance of balance between type 1 and type 2 immune responses of lymphocyte subpopulations in aplastic anaemia patients
    Nikolaos C Giannakoulas
    Haematology Division, Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital of Patras, Rion, Patras, Greece
    Br J Haematol 124:97-105. 2004
    ..The type-1 response persists in patients in remission although this effect is compensated by the increase of IL-4 and IL-10 production...
  7. doi request reprint A beta integrin subunit regulates bacterial phagocytosis in medfly haemocytes
    Irene Mamali
    Department of Biology, University of Patras, Patras, Greece
    Dev Comp Immunol 33:858-66. 2009
    ..Interestingly LPS is not internalized through integrins...
  8. ncbi request reprint Optimizations of the naïve-Bayes classifier for the prognosis of B-Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia incorporating flow cytometry data
    John Lakoumentas
    Department of Medical Physics, School of Medicine, University of Patras, GR 26504 Rion, Greece
    Comput Methods Programs Biomed 108:158-67. 2012
    ..The experimental results demonstrate that the inclusion of flow cytometry parameters in our system improves prognosis...
  9. doi request reprint Bayesian clustering of flow cytometry data for the diagnosis of B-chronic lymphocytic leukemia
    John Lakoumentas
    Medical Physics Department, School of Medicine, University of Patras, GR 26504 Patras, Greece
    J Biomed Inform 42:251-61. 2009
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Adult chronic idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) is the manifestation of a type-1 polarized immune response
    Fotios P Panitsas
    Laboratory Hematology and Transfusion Medicine, Medical School, University of Patras, Greece
    Blood 103:2645-7. 2004
    ..TGF-beta1 levels appeared suppressed in patients with active disease, though not significantly. Our findings show a clear type-1 cytokine polarization of the autoimmune response in adult ITP that persists irrespective of disease status...
  11. pmc Serum cytokine profile in patients with hepatitis B e antigen-negative chronic active hepatitis B and inactive hepatitis B virus carriers
    Dimitra Dimitropoulou
    Dimitra Dimitropoulou, Lydia Leonidou, Stelios F Assimakopoulos, Charalambos A Gogos, Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital of Patras, 26504 Patras, Greece
    World J Gastrointest Pathophysiol 4:24-7. 2013
    ..Decreased Th1 response observed in patients with chronic active hepatitis B could be implicated in the persistence of virus replication and ongoing progression of liver disease...
  12. pmc Phagocytic ability of neutrophils and monocytes in neonates
    Athanasios Filias
    Paediatric Department, Medical School and University Hospital, University of Patras, Patras, Greece
    BMC Pediatr 11:29. 2011
    ..It is considered that one of the impaired mechanisms is the phagocytic function of neutrophils and monocytes. The purpose of the present study was to investigate the phagocytic ability of neonates at birth...
  13. ncbi request reprint Defective tumor necrosis factor alpha-induced maturation of monocyte-derived dendritic cells in patients with myelodysplastic syndromes
    Ilina Micheva
    Hematology Division, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School and University Hospital, University of Patras, Patras, Greece
    Clin Immunol 113:310-7. 2004
    ..Our data indicate that MoDCs in MDS display quantitative and functional abnormalities that may contribute to the defective immune response of these patients...
  14. doi request reprint Hepatitis C in patients with β-thalassemia major. A single-centre experience
    Christos Triantos
    Department of Gastroenterology, University Hospital of Patras, Stamatopoulou 4, Rio, 26504, Patras, Greece
    Ann Hematol 92:739-46. 2013
    ..Multicentre studies need to be designed to define more accurately the indications of antiviral treatment in this population...
  15. pmc The incidence of myelodysplastic syndromes in Western Greece is increasing
    Christina Avgerinou
    Hematology Division, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Patras Medical School, 26504, Rion, Patras, Greece
    Ann Hematol 92:877-87. 2013
    ..Age-standardized mean annual incidence rate in men was 7.9/100,000 and in women 3.4/100,000. A continuously increasing incidence rate of MDS has been observed throughout the study period...
  16. pmc A perspective for biomedical data integration: design of databases for flow cytometry
    John Drakos
    Department of Medical Physics, School of Medicine, University of Patras, GR 26504 Rion, Greece
    BMC Bioinformatics 9:99. 2008
    ..concerned with the proper translation of the Flow Cytometry Standard (FCS) into a relational database schema, in a way that facilitates end users at either doing research on FC or studying specific cases of patients undergone FC analysis..
  17. pmc Oxidative stress due to radiation in CD34(+) hematopoietic progenitor cells: protection by IGF-1
    Konstantina Floratou
    Division of Hematology, Department of Medicine, University of Patras, Patras, Rio, 26504, Greece
    J Radiat Res 53:672-85. 2012
    ..In conclusion, IGF-1 protects HPCs-CD34(+) from radiation effects, by eliminating the oxidative microenvironment through the enhancement of MnSOD activation and by regulating the mitochondria-mediated pathway of apoptosis...
  18. ncbi request reprint Uptake of LPS/E. coli/latex beads via distinct signalling pathways in medfly hemocytes: the role of MAP kinases activation and protein secretion
    Irene Lamprou
    Laboratory of Biology, Department of Biology, University of Patras, 26500 Patras, Greece
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1744:1-10. 2005
    ..coli-triggered release has not been yet correlated with phagocytosis. It is of interest that these data suggest distinct mechanisms for the phagocytosis of E. coli and latex beads in medfly hemocytes...
  19. ncbi request reprint T-lymphocyte subsets in peripheral blood and liver tissue of patients with chronic hepatitis B and C
    Dimitra Dimitropoulou
    Department of Pathology, University of Patras, School of Medicine, Patras University Hospital, Room F1 40, Greece
    In Vivo 25:833-40. 2011
    ..Aim: To evaluate the immune response in peripheral blood and liver tissue, through the measurement of T-cell subsets, in patients with chronic hepatitis B (CHB) and C (CHC)...
  20. doi request reprint Influence of blood transfusions and preoperative anemia on long-term survival in patients operated for non-small cell lung cancer
    Nikolaos D Panagopoulos
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Patras, Greece
    Lung Cancer 62:273-80. 2008
    ..These findings indicate that RBC transfusion might exert an immunomodulatory effect on patients with early disease while in more advanced stages this effect is not apparent...