K Perisinakis

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Affiliation: University of Crete
Country: Greece

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The effect of head size∕shape, miscentering, and bowtie filter on peak patient tissue doses from modern brain perfusion 256-slice CT: how can we minimize the risk for deterministic effects?
    Kostas Perisinakis
    Department of Medical Physics, University of Crete, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Med Phys 40:011911. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Screening computed tomography colonography with 256-slice scanning: should patient radiation burden and associated cancer risk constitute a major concern?
    Kostas Perisinakis
    Department of Medical Physics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Crete, Crete, Greece
    Invest Radiol 47:451-6. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Triple-rule-out computed tomography angiography with 256-slice computed tomography scanners: patient-specific assessment of radiation burden and associated cancer risk
    Kostas Perisinakis
    Department of Medical Physics, University of Crete, Crete, Greece
    Invest Radiol 47:109-15. 2012
  4. pmc Clearance of technetium-99m-DTPA and HRCT findings in the evaluation of patients with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
    Katerina M Antoniou
    Department of Thoracic Medicine, University Hospital of Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    BMC Pulm Med 6:4. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Radiogenic risks from hysterosalpingography
    Kostas Perisinakis
    Department of Medical Physics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Crete, PO Box 1393, 71500, Stavrakia, Iraklion, Crete, Greece
    Eur Radiol 13:1522-8. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Patient effective dose and radiogenic risks from fluoroscopically assisted surgical reconstruction of femoral fractures
    Kostas Perisinakis
    Department of Medical Physics, University of Crete, Faculty of Medicine, Iraklion, Crete, Greece
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 108:65-72. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Determination of dose-area product from panoramic radiography using a pencil ionization chamber: normalized data for the estimation of patient effective and organ doses
    K Perisinakis
    Department of Medical Physics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Crete, P O Box 2208, 71003 Iraklion, Crete, Greece
    Med Phys 31:708-14. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Estimation of patient dose and associated radiogenic risks from fluoroscopically guided pedicle screw insertion
    Kostas Perisinakis
    Departments of Medical Physics, University of Crete, Faculty of Medicine, Iraklion, Crete, Greece
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:1555-60. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Patient effective radiation dose and associated risk from transmission scans using 153Gd line sources in cardiac spect studies
    Kostas Perisinakis
    Department of Medical Physics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Crete, Iraklion, Greece
    Health Phys 83:66-74. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Patient exposure and associated radiation risks from fluoroscopically guided vertebroplasty or kyphoplasty
    Kostas Perisinakis
    Department of Medical Physics, University Hospital of Iraklion, University of Crete, Faculty of Medicine, PO Box 2208, 71003 Iraklion, Crete, Greece
    Radiology 232:701-7. 2004

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  1. doi request reprint The effect of head size∕shape, miscentering, and bowtie filter on peak patient tissue doses from modern brain perfusion 256-slice CT: how can we minimize the risk for deterministic effects?
    Kostas Perisinakis
    Department of Medical Physics, University of Crete, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Med Phys 40:011911. 2013
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Screening computed tomography colonography with 256-slice scanning: should patient radiation burden and associated cancer risk constitute a major concern?
    Kostas Perisinakis
    Department of Medical Physics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Crete, Crete, Greece
    Invest Radiol 47:451-6. 2012
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Triple-rule-out computed tomography angiography with 256-slice computed tomography scanners: patient-specific assessment of radiation burden and associated cancer risk
    Kostas Perisinakis
    Department of Medical Physics, University of Crete, Crete, Greece
    Invest Radiol 47:109-15. 2012
    ..The aim of the current study was to provide estimates of patient radiation burden and lifetime attributable risk (LAR) of radiation-induced cancer in patients undergoing typical 256-slice TRO-CTA...
  4. pmc Clearance of technetium-99m-DTPA and HRCT findings in the evaluation of patients with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
    Katerina M Antoniou
    Department of Thoracic Medicine, University Hospital of Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    BMC Pulm Med 6:4. 2006
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Radiogenic risks from hysterosalpingography
    Kostas Perisinakis
    Department of Medical Physics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Crete, PO Box 1393, 71500, Stavrakia, Iraklion, Crete, Greece
    Eur Radiol 13:1522-8. 2003
    ..Present data allow the estimation of radiogenic risks associated with HSG procedures performed in other laboratories with use of different equipment, screening time and number of radiographs taken...
  6. ncbi request reprint Patient effective dose and radiogenic risks from fluoroscopically assisted surgical reconstruction of femoral fractures
    Kostas Perisinakis
    Department of Medical Physics, University of Crete, Faculty of Medicine, Iraklion, Crete, Greece
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 108:65-72. 2004
    ..The present data may be used to determine effective dose to patients undergoing surgical reconstruction of femoral fracture in any institution...
  7. ncbi request reprint Determination of dose-area product from panoramic radiography using a pencil ionization chamber: normalized data for the estimation of patient effective and organ doses
    K Perisinakis
    Department of Medical Physics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Crete, P O Box 2208, 71003 Iraklion, Crete, Greece
    Med Phys 31:708-14. 2004
    ..Normalized data over DAP were provided for the determination of patient effective and gonadal dose from panoramic radiography...
  8. ncbi request reprint Estimation of patient dose and associated radiogenic risks from fluoroscopically guided pedicle screw insertion
    Kostas Perisinakis
    Departments of Medical Physics, University of Crete, Faculty of Medicine, Iraklion, Crete, Greece
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:1555-60. 2004
    ..An experimental model for the assessment of patient dose and associated radiogenic risks associated with pedicle screw internal fixation surgical procedures...
  9. ncbi request reprint Patient effective radiation dose and associated risk from transmission scans using 153Gd line sources in cardiac spect studies
    Kostas Perisinakis
    Department of Medical Physics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Crete, Iraklion, Greece
    Health Phys 83:66-74. 2002
    ..Thus, radiation exposure may not be considered as a limiting factor for the clinical application of attenuation correction methods based on transmission measurements in cardiac SPECT...
  10. ncbi request reprint Patient exposure and associated radiation risks from fluoroscopically guided vertebroplasty or kyphoplasty
    Kostas Perisinakis
    Department of Medical Physics, University Hospital of Iraklion, University of Crete, Faculty of Medicine, PO Box 2208, 71003 Iraklion, Crete, Greece
    Radiology 232:701-7. 2004
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  11. ncbi request reprint Reduction of eye lens radiation dose by orbital bismuth shielding in pediatric patients undergoing CT of the head: a Monte Carlo study
    Kostas Perisinakis
    Department of Medical Physics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Crete, PO Box 2208, 71003 Iraklion, Crete, Greece
    Med Phys 32:1024-30. 2005
    ..However, bismuth garments should not be used in children when the eyes are excluded from the primarily exposed region...
  12. ncbi request reprint Fluoroscopically guided implantation of modern cardiac resynchronization devices: radiation burden to the patient and associated risks
    Kostas Perisinakis
    Department of Medical Physics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Crete, Iraklion, Greece
    J Am Coll Cardiol 46:2335-9. 2005
    ..To establish radiation risks for patients undergoing fluoroscopically guided cardiac resynchronization device implantation...
  13. ncbi request reprint Determination of the weighted CT dose index in modern multi-detector CT scanners
    K Perisinakis
    Department of Medical Physics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Crete, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Phys Med Biol 52:6485-95. 2007
    ..Accurate CTDI(w) determination presupposes the use of a pencil chamber and PMMA phantoms at least 50 cm long...
  14. ncbi request reprint Assessment of patient effective radiation dose and associated radiogenic risk from extracorporeal shock-wave lithotripsy
    Kostas Perisinakis
    Department of Medical Physics, University of Crete, Faculty of Medicine, Iraklion, Greece
    Health Phys 83:847-53. 2002
    ..Presented data may be used to determine patient effective dose from extracorporeal shock-wave lithotripsy procedures performed in any laboratory...
  15. ncbi request reprint On the use of Monte Carlo-derived dosimetric data in the estimation of patient dose from CT examinations
    Kostas Perisinakis
    Department of Medical Physics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Crete, P O Box 2208, 71003 Iraklion, Crete, Greece
    Med Phys 35:2018-28. 2008
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  16. ncbi request reprint Fluoroscopy-controlled voiding cystourethrography in infants and children: are the radiation risks trivial?
    Kostas Perisinakis
    Department of Medical Physics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Crete, Stavrakia, Iraklion, Greece
    Eur Radiol 16:846-51. 2006
    ..Radiation risks associated with pediatric patients undergoing VCUG should not be disregarded if such a procedure is to be justified adequately...
  17. pmc Accuracy of multislice CT angiography for the assessment of in-stent restenoses in the iliac arteries at reduced dose: a phantom study
    K Perisinakis
    Department of Medical Physics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Crete, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Br J Radiol 84:244-50. 2011
    ..We investigated the potential of low-dose CT angiography for accurate assessment of in-stent restenoses (ISRs) of the iliac artery...
  18. doi request reprint Individualized assessment of radiation dose in patients undergoing coronary computed tomographic angiography with 256-slice scanning
    Kostas Perisinakis
    Department of Medical Physics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Crete, Crete, Greece
    Circulation 122:2394-402. 2010
    ..This study provides individualized estimates of doses and associated life attributable risks of radiation-induced cancer in a clinical patient population undergoing 256-slice CCTA...
  19. ncbi request reprint The effect of x-ray beam quality and geometry on radiation utilization efficiency in multidetector CT imaging
    Kostas Perisinakis
    Department of Medical Physics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Crete, P O Box 2208, 71003 Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Med Phys 36:1258-66. 2009
    ..05). Overbeaming strongly depends on the beam collimation and focal spot size, while the impact of beam quality on GE is less pronounced. Thin beam collimations are associated with a GE of as low as 30%...
  20. ncbi request reprint Conceptus radiation dose and risk from cardiac catheter ablation procedures
    J Damilakis
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Crete, Crete, Greece
    Circulation 104:893-7. 2001
    ..The aim of the current study was to estimate the conceptus radiation dose and risk associated with fluoroscopic imaging during a catheter ablation procedure for supraventricular tachycardia performed on the expectant mother...
  21. ncbi request reprint Accurate assessment of patient effective radiation dose and associated detriment risk from radiofrequency catheter ablation procedures
    K Perisinakis
    University of Crete, Faculty of Medicine, Iraklion, Crete, Greece
    Circulation 104:58-62. 2001
    ..Efforts should be made toward minimization of patient radiation risk from RF ablation procedures...
  22. ncbi request reprint Conceptus radiation dose assessment from fluoroscopically assisted surgical treatment of hip fractures
    J Damilakis
    Department of Medical Physics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Crete, PO Box 1393, 71409 Iraklion, Crete, Greece
    Med Phys 30:2594-601. 2003
    ..Conceptus doses from a typical procedure is less than 1 mGy during all trimesters...
  23. ncbi request reprint The effect of z overscanning on patient effective dose from multidetector helical computed tomography examinations
    A Tzedakis
    Department of Medical Physics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Crete, P O Box 1393, 71409 Iraklion, Crete, Greece
    Med Phys 32:1621-9. 2005
    ..Therefore, an estimation of the patient effective dose from MD helical CT examinations should always take into consideration the effect of z overscanning...
  24. ncbi request reprint Patient dose reduction in CT examinations by optimising scanogram acquisition
    K Perisinakis
    Department of Medical Physics, University of Crete, Faculty of Medicine, PO Box 1393, 711 10 Iraklion, Crete, Greece
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 93:173-8. 2001
    ..Effective dose from a complete CT examination may be reduced by up to 3.5% without any subsequent image quality degradation of the diagnostically important sectional images...
  25. ncbi request reprint Comparison of four methods for assessing patient effective dose from radiological examinations
    Nicholas Theocharopoulos
    Department of Medical Physics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Crete, Iraklion, Greece
    Med Phys 29:2070-9. 2002
    ..The calculation of energy imparted with the use of EAP provides a reliable starting point for estimation of effective dose from radiologic examinations for which dosimetric data are not provided by NRPB...
  26. ncbi request reprint Broadband ultrasound attenuation imaging: influence of location of region of measurement
    J Damilakis
    Department of Medical Physics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Crete, Iraklion, Greece
    Eur Radiol 11:1117-22. 2001
    ..The results show that superior reproducibility makes ROIc the most appropriate region of BUA measurement in a comparison with ROIi and ROIs...
  27. ncbi request reprint Occupational exposure in the electrophysiology laboratory: quantifying and minimizing radiation burden
    N Theocharopoulos
    Department of Medical Physics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Crete, P O Box 2208, Iraklion 71003, Crete, Greece
    Br J Radiol 79:644-51. 2006
    ..Consequently, radiation levels in the electrophysiology room are not negligible. Mitigation of occupational exposure is feasible through good fluoroscopy and working practices...
  28. ncbi request reprint The effect of z overscanning on radiation burden of pediatric patients undergoing head CT with multidetector scanners: a Monte Carlo study
    Antonis Tzedakis
    Department of Medical Physics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Crete, P O Box 2208, Iraklion 71003, Crete, Greece
    Med Phys 33:2472-8. 2006
    ..In conclusion, it is more dose efficient to use axial mode acquisition rather than helical scan for pediatric head examinations, if there are no overriding clinical considerations...
  29. ncbi request reprint Can radial bone mineral density and quantitative ultrasound measurements reduce the number of women who need axial density skeletal assessment?
    J Damilakis
    Department of Medical Physics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Crete, PO Box 1393, 71409 Iraklion, Crete, Greece
    Osteoporos Int 14:688-93. 2003
    ..SOS of the phalanges and radius appears to have less value in the detection of the women with low axial BMD...
  30. ncbi request reprint Dosimetric characteristics of a 16-slice computed tomography scanner
    Nicholas Theocharopoulos
    Department of Medical Physics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Crete, P O Box 2208, Iraklion, 71003, Crete, Greece
    Eur Radiol 16:2575-85. 2006
    ..In conclusion, our study has confirmed the great impact of technique factors and acquisition parameters on CT doses. The provided comprehensive dosimetric data will facilitate the dose-effective use of the scanner studied...
  31. ncbi request reprint Influence of z overscanning on normalized effective doses calculated for pediatric patients undergoing multidetector CT examinations
    Antonis Tzedakis
    Department of Medical Physics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Crete, P O Box 2208, Iraklion 71003, Crete, Greece
    Med Phys 34:1163-75. 2007
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Estimation of effective doses to adult and pediatric patients from multislice computed tomography: A method based on energy imparted
    Nicholas Theocharopoulos
    Department of Medical Physics and Radiology Faculty of Medicine, University of Crete, PO Box 2208, Iraklion 71003, Crete, Greece
    Med Phys 33:3846-56. 2006
    ..It allows the optimum selection of scanning parameters regarding patient doses at CT...
  33. ncbi request reprint Radiation dose and risk from fluoroscopically guided percutaneous transhepatic biliary procedures
    John Stratakis
    Department of Medical Physics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Crete, P O Box 1393, 71409 Iraklion, Crete, Greece
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 17:77-84. 2006
    ..To estimate radiation dose and associated risks after fluoroscopically guided percutaneous transhepatic biliary (PTB) drainage and stent implantation procedures...
  34. ncbi request reprint Occupational exposure from common fluoroscopic projections used in orthopaedic surgery
    Nicholas Theocharopoulos
    University Hospital of Iraklion, Crete, Greece
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 85:1698-703. 2003
    ..Accurate occupational dosimetric data for the orthopaedic theater staff are of paramount importance for practicing radiation safety...
  35. ncbi request reprint Imaging ultrasonometry of the calcaneus: optimum T-score thresholds for the identification of osteoporotic subjects
    J Damilakis
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Crete, P.O. Box 1393, 71 500 Iraklion, Crete, Greece
    Calcif Tissue Int 68:219-24. 2001
    ..In conclusion, the definition of osteoporosis by a T-score of , or = -2.5 was not applicable to imaging ultrasonometry of the calcaneus. Optimum T-score thresholds were determined for both BUA and SOS suitable to Ubis QUS device...
  36. ncbi request reprint Occupational gonadal and embryo/fetal doses from fluoroscopically assisted surgical treatments of spinal disorders
    Nicholas Theocharopoulos
    Department of Medical Physics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Crete, Crete, Greece
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:2573-80. 2004
    ..Simulation of lumbar spine fluoroscopy used during surgical treatments of spinal disorders on a humanoid phantom and monitoring of the scattered radiation levels...
  37. ncbi request reprint Energy imparted-based estimates of the effect of z overscanning on adult and pediatric patient effective doses from multi-slice computed tomography
    Nicholas Theocharopoulos
    Department of Medical Physics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Crete, P O Box 2208, Iraklion 71003, Crete, Greece
    Med Phys 34:1139-52. 2007
    ..Provided data enable informed design of examination protocols, calculation of effective dose values and familiarization with the technical features of multi-detector technology...
  38. ncbi request reprint Embryo/fetus radiation dose and risk from dual X-ray absorptiometry examinations
    J Damilakis
    Department of Medical Physics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Crete, PO Box 1393, 71409 Iraklion, Crete, Greece
    Osteoporos Int 13:716-22. 2002
    ..The health provider can decide whether a DXA scanning is beneficial to a pregnant woman, taking into account the potential radiation risks to the embryo/fetus presented in the current study...
  39. ncbi request reprint Film-screen magnification versus electronic magnification and enhancement of digitized contact mammograms in the assessment of subtle microcalcifications
    K Perisinakis
    Department of Medical Physics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Crete, 71500 Iraklion, Crete, Greece
    Invest Radiol 36:726-33. 2001
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint Fluoroscopically assisted surgical treatments of spinal disorders: conceptus radiation doses and risks
    Nicholas Theocharopoulos
    Department of Medical Physics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Crete, Greece
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:239-44. 2006
    ..A series of anterior-posterior and lateral fluoroscopic exposures at 5 spinal levels were performed on anthropomorphic phantoms simulating the 3 trimesters of gestation...
  41. doi request reprint Evaluation of a patient-specific Monte Carlo software for CT dosimetry
    Marios Myronakis
    Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Physics, University of Crete, PO Box 2208, Heraclion 71003, Crete, Greece
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 133:248-55. 2009
    ..Simulations confirmed the expected linear relationship between dose and tube load and the power law relationship between dose and tube potential. Results demonstrate that ImpactMC may be capable of providing reliable CT dose estimates...
  42. doi request reprint Hybrid cardiac imaging: insights in the dilemma of the appropriate clinical management of patients with suspected coronary artery disease
    S Koukouraki
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Crete, Greece
    Eur J Radiol 82:281-7. 2013
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint Automatic exposure control in pediatric and adult multidetector CT examinations: a phantom study on dose reduction and image quality
    Antonios E Papadakis
    Department of Medical Physics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Crete, P O Box 1352, Iraklion 71110, Crete, Greece
    Med Phys 35:4567-76. 2008
    ....
  44. doi request reprint Radiation dose to the conceptus from multidetector CT during early gestation: a method that allows for variations in maternal body size and conceptus position
    John Damilakis
    Department of Medical Physics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Crete, P O Box 2208, Iraklion 71003, Crete, Greece
    Radiology 257:483-9. 2010
    ..To develop a method for estimating the radiation dose to the conceptus from multidetector computed tomography (CT) of the abdomen and pelvis in pregnant patients during the first 7 weeks of gestation...
  45. ncbi request reprint A method of estimating conceptus doses resulting from multidetector CT examinations during all stages of gestation
    John Damilakis
    Department of Medical Physics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Crete, P O Box 2208, 71003 Iraklion, Crete, Greece
    Med Phys 37:6411-20. 2010
    ..The purpose of the current study was to develop a method for the estimation of conceptus dose from any MDCT examination of the trunk performed during all stages of gestation...
  46. ncbi request reprint Anticipation of radiation dose to the conceptus from occupational exposure of pregnant staff during fluoroscopically guided electrophysiological procedures
    John Damilakis
    Department of Medical Physics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Crete, Iraklion, Crete, Greece
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 16:773-80. 2005
    ..Conceptus dose from occupational exposure...
  47. ncbi request reprint Broadband ultrasound attenuation imaging: algorithm development and clinical assessment of a region growing technique
    John Damilakis
    Department of Medical Physics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Crete, Iraklion, Greece
    Phys Med Biol 47:315-25. 2002
    ..The use of the irregular ROI with a size of 2400 pixels is proposed because that region yielded better clinical results compared to irregular ROIs with different size and the circular automatic ROI...
  48. ncbi request reprint Normalized conceptus doses for abdominal radiographic examinations calculated using a Monte Carlo technique
    John Damilakis
    Department of Medical Physics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Crete, P O Box 1393, 71409 Iraklion, Crete, Greece
    Med Phys 29:2641-8. 2002
    ..Accurate estimation of conceptus doses due to abdominal conventional x-ray examinations can be made using the dose data provided in the current study...
  49. ncbi request reprint Angular on-line tube current modulation in multidetector CT examinations of children and adults: the influence of different scanning parameters on dose reduction
    Antonios E Papadakis
    Department of Medical Physics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Crete, PO Box 2208, Iraklion 71003, Crete, Greece
    Med Phys 34:2864-74. 2007
    ..Therefore, on-line TCM should work as an additional means to reduce dose and should not replace other conventional means of reducing dose, especially in neonates and young children...
  50. ncbi request reprint Clinical significance of circulating endothelial adhesion molecules (sE-selectin and sICAM) in untreated multiple myeloma patients
    Michael G Alexandrakis
    Department of Haematology, Division of Medicine, Medical School of Crete, P O Box 1352, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Clin Chim Acta 349:39-43. 2004
    ..In the current study, serum soluble adhesion molecules (sICAM-1 and sE-selectin) were measured in untreated multiple myeloma (MM) patients in relation with other markers of disease activity. MATERIALS and..
  51. ncbi request reprint Normalized dose data for upper gastrointestinal tract contrast studies performed to infants
    John Damilakis
    Department of Medical Physics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Crete, Iraklion 71003, Crete, Greece
    Med Phys 33:1033-40. 2006
    ..Radiation dose values associated with UGIC examinations carried out to infants are not low and should be minimized as much as possible...
  52. ncbi request reprint Serum level of interleukin-16 in multiple myeloma patients and its relationship to disease activity
    Michael G Alexandrakis
    Department of Haematology, University Hospital of Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Am J Hematol 75:101-6. 2004
    ..In the pre-treatment group, IL-16 correlated with alpha1AT and IL-6 (r=0.374, P<0.01 and r=0.454, P<0.002, respectively). IL-16 may play a role in multiple myeloma; however, further functional studies are required...
  53. ncbi request reprint Discrimination of hip fractures by quantitative ultrasound of the phalanges and the calcaneus and dual X-ray absorptiometry
    John Damilakis
    Department of Medical Physics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Crete, Iraklion, Crete, Greece
    Eur J Radiol 50:268-72. 2004
    ..Moreover, BMD discriminated fractured patients better than BUA and SOS(P), although the difference did not reach statistical significance...
  54. ncbi request reprint Sleeve gastrectomy: a restrictive procedure?
    John Melissas
    Bariatric Unit and Department of Surgical Oncology, Heraklion University Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, University of Crete, Greece
    Obes Surg 17:57-62. 2007
    ..We investigated the clinical outcome and gastric emptying of solid foods in morbidly obese (MO) patients following sleeve gastrectomy (SG)...
  55. ncbi request reprint Hip fracture discrimination by the Achilles Insight QUS imaging device
    John Damilakis
    Department of Medical Physics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Crete, Iraklion, Crete, Greece
    Eur J Radiol 63:59-62. 2007
    ..05 for each of the three comparisons). QUS variables measured by Achilles Insight can be expected to be useful as indicators of the risk of hip fracture in postmenopausal women...
  56. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound velocity through the cortex of phalanges, radius, and tibia in normal and osteoporotic postmenopausal women using a new multisite quantitative ultrasound device
    John Damilakis
    Department of Medical Physics, Universit of Crete, Faculty of Medicine, Iraklion, Greece
    Invest Radiol 38:207-11. 2003
    ..To assess a new multisite quantitative ultrasound (QUS) device (Sunlight Omnisense 7000 S) suitable for the measurement of speed of sound (SOS) in the phalanges, radius, and tibia...
  57. ncbi request reprint Conceptus radiation dose and risk from chest screen-film radiography
    John Damilakis
    Department of Medical Physics, University of Crete, Faculty of Medicine, P O Box 1393, 714 09 Iraklion, Crete, Greece
    Eur Radiol 13:406-12. 2003
    ..After a properly performed maternal chest X-ray, there is no need for individual conceptus dose estimations...
  58. ncbi request reprint Pegulated liposomal doxorubicin and cisplatin given concurrently with conventional radiotherapy: a phase I dose-escalation trial for patients with squamous cell carcinoma of head and neck and lung
    H Varveris
    Department of Radiotherapy and Oncology, Heraklion University Hospital, Heraklion 71110, Crete, Greece
    Oncol Rep 12:473-81. 2004
    ..The incorporation of PLDH in concomitant chemoradiation regimens for future treatment of squamous cell carcinoma of the lung and head and neck is warranted...
  59. ncbi request reprint Association between increased levels of IL-2 and IL-15 and outcome in patients with early acute respiratory distress syndrome
    P Agouridakis
    Intensive Care Unit, General Hospital of Rethymnon, Crete, Greece
    Eur J Clin Invest 32:862-7. 2002
    ..We explored whether the measurement of serum and bronchoalveolar lavage IL-2 and IL-15 at the time of hospital admission can predict the outcome of this syndrome...
  60. ncbi request reprint Serum proinflammatory cytokines and its relationship to clinical parameters in lung cancer patients with reactive thrombocytosis
    M G Alexandrakis
    Department of Haematology, Medical School University of Crete, University Hospital of Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Respir Med 96:553-8. 2002
    ..001). Our data suggest that in lung cancer patients, reactive thrombocytosis is part of the systemic inflammatory reaction for which IL-1 beta and IL-6 may be intermediate but not independent mediators...
  61. pmc The predictive role of serum and bronchoalveolar lavage cytokines and adhesion molecules for acute respiratory distress syndrome development and outcome
    Panagiotis Agouridakis
    Intensive Care Unit, General Hospital of Rethymnon, Crete, Greece
    Respir Res 3:25. 2002
    ..The predictive role of many cytokines and adhesion molecules has not been studied systematically in acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS)...
  62. ncbi request reprint Clinical usefulness of attenuation and scatter correction in Tl-201 SPECT studies using coronary angiography as a reference
    Antigoni Velidaki
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, University Hospital of Heraklion, Greece
    Hellenic J Cardiol 48:211-7. 2007
    ..The aim of this investigation was to evaluate the clinical usefulness of both attenuation and scatter correction in 201Tl SPECT studies...