E Petridou

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Affiliation: University of Athens
Country: Greece

Publications

  1. pmc Measuring the effectiveness of an intensive IPV training program offered to Greek general practitioners and residents of general practice
    Maria Papadakaki
    Clinic of Social and Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Crete, Voutes, P, C, Heraklion, 71003, Greece
    BMC Med Educ 13:46. 2013
  2. ncbi Childhood leukemia and lymphoma: time trends and factors affecting survival in five Southern and Eastern European Cancer Registries
    Eleni Th Petridou
    Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, Athens University Medical School, 75 M Asias str Goudi, 115 27, Athens, Greece
    Cancer Causes Control 24:1111-8. 2013
  3. doi In vitro fertilization and risk of childhood leukemia in Greece and Sweden
    Eleni Th Petridou
    Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, Athens University Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 58:930-6. 2012
  4. pmc Injuries among disabled children: a study from Greece
    E Petridou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Athens University Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Inj Prev 9:226-30. 2003
  5. ncbi Neonatal leptin levels are strongly associated with female gender, birth length, IGF-I levels and formula feeding
    Eleni Petridou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Athens University Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 62:366-71. 2005
  6. ncbi Recent thymic emigrants and prognosis in T- and B-cell childhood hematopoietic malignancies
    Eleni Petridou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Athens University Medical School, Greece
    Int J Cancer 101:74-7. 2002
  7. ncbi Leptin and body mass index in relation to endometrial cancer risk
    Eleni Petridou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Athens University Medical School, Goudi, Athens, Greece
    Ann Nutr Metab 46:147-51. 2002
  8. ncbi The role of diet and specific micronutrients in the etiology of oral carcinoma
    Eleni Petridou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Athens University Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Cancer 94:2981-8. 2002
  9. ncbi Central heating devices cause childhood injuries but rarely burns: a study in Greece
    Eleni Petridou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Athens University Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Pediatr 161:347-8. 2002
  10. ncbi A prospective population based study of childhood injuries: the Velestino town study
    Eleni Petridou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Athens University Medical School, Greece
    Eur J Public Health 15:9-14. 2005

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  1. pmc Measuring the effectiveness of an intensive IPV training program offered to Greek general practitioners and residents of general practice
    Maria Papadakaki
    Clinic of Social and Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Crete, Voutes, P, C, Heraklion, 71003, Greece
    BMC Med Educ 13:46. 2013
    ....
  2. ncbi Childhood leukemia and lymphoma: time trends and factors affecting survival in five Southern and Eastern European Cancer Registries
    Eleni Th Petridou
    Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, Athens University Medical School, 75 M Asias str Goudi, 115 27, Athens, Greece
    Cancer Causes Control 24:1111-8. 2013
    ..The present study comprising data from five Southern and Eastern European Cancer Registries aims to compare time trends and examine whether sociodemographic variables, clinical parameters, and proxies of efficient care affect survival...
  3. doi In vitro fertilization and risk of childhood leukemia in Greece and Sweden
    Eleni Th Petridou
    Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, Athens University Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 58:930-6. 2012
    ..Cancer risk in children born after in vitro fertilization (IVF) remains largely unknown. We aimed to investigate risk of leukemia and lymphoma following IVF using two nationwide datasets...
  4. pmc Injuries among disabled children: a study from Greece
    E Petridou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Athens University Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Inj Prev 9:226-30. 2003
    ..To compare the differential implications of sociodemographic and situational factors on the risk of injury among disabled and non-disabled children...
  5. ncbi Neonatal leptin levels are strongly associated with female gender, birth length, IGF-I levels and formula feeding
    Eleni Petridou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Athens University Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 62:366-71. 2005
    ..To explore whether leptin levels are regulated by breastfeeding vs. formula feeding...
  6. ncbi Recent thymic emigrants and prognosis in T- and B-cell childhood hematopoietic malignancies
    Eleni Petridou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Athens University Medical School, Greece
    Int J Cancer 101:74-7. 2002
    ..These preliminary findings can be used as hypothesis-generating indications that should be confirmed in larger data sets...
  7. ncbi Leptin and body mass index in relation to endometrial cancer risk
    Eleni Petridou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Athens University Medical School, Goudi, Athens, Greece
    Ann Nutr Metab 46:147-51. 2002
    ..Because leptin is a hormone associated with obesity and reproduction, we attempted to examine whether there is a relationship between leptin and endometrial cancer...
  8. ncbi The role of diet and specific micronutrients in the etiology of oral carcinoma
    Eleni Petridou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Athens University Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Cancer 94:2981-8. 2002
    ..The authors undertook an epidemiologic study of oral carcinoma occurring in Greece, where tobacco smoking and alcohol consumption are common but the incidence of the disease is among the lowest reported in Europe...
  9. ncbi Central heating devices cause childhood injuries but rarely burns: a study in Greece
    Eleni Petridou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Athens University Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Pediatr 161:347-8. 2002
    ..Prevention strategies refer mainly to modifications or safer use of the appliances and improvements in building design...
  10. ncbi A prospective population based study of childhood injuries: the Velestino town study
    Eleni Petridou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Athens University Medical School, Greece
    Eur J Public Health 15:9-14. 2005
    ..Our purpose is to estimate the incidence of identifiable unintentional childhood injuries of any type and severity, and to document risk factors of non-transient nature...
  11. ncbi Evaluation of community based injury prevention: an epidemiologist's quandary
    Eleni Petridou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Athens University Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Epidemiol 19:615-6. 2004
  12. ncbi Why is endometrial cancer less common in Greece than in other European Union countries?
    E Petridou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Athens University Medical School, 75 M Asias str, Goudi, T K 115 27, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Cancer Prev 11:427-32. 2002
    ..Low average height of Greek women, high frequency of induced abortions and low frequency of replacement oestrogens use may contribute to the lower endometrial cancer incidence in Greece...
  13. ncbi Frequency and nature of recorded childhood immunization-related errors in Greece
    E Petridou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Center for Research and Prevention of Injuries among the Young, Athens University Medical School, Athens, Greece
    J Toxicol Clin Toxicol 42:273-6. 2004
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  14. ncbi Plasma adiponectin concentrations in relation to endometrial cancer: a case-control study in Greece
    Eleni Petridou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Athens University Medical School, Athens 115 27, Greece
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 88:993-7. 2003
    ..Future studies are needed to prove causality and provide insight on both the mechanism of action of this hormone and its potential role in endometrial cancer...
  15. ncbi Estimating the population burden of injuries: a comparison of household surveys and emergency department surveillance
    Eleni Petridou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Athens University Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Epidemiology 15:428-32. 2004
    ..Injuries represent an important public health problem but their incidence is difficult to estimate...
  16. ncbi Diet in relation to endometrial cancer risk: a case-control study in Greece
    Eleni Petridou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Nutr Cancer 44:16-22. 2002
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  17. ncbi Endometrial cancer and the IGF system: a case-control study in Greece
    Eleni Petridou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Athens University Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Oncology 64:341-5. 2003
    ..We have undertaken a case-control study among Greek women to explore the relation of major components of the IGF system (IGF-I, IGF-II and IGF-binding protein 3, IGFBP-3) with endometrial cancer risk...
  18. ncbi The mosaic of equestrian-related injuries in Greece
    Eleni Petridou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Athens University Medical School, 75 Mikras Asias, Goudi, Athens 115 27, Greece
    J Trauma 56:643-7. 2004
    ..This study aims to estimate the burden and describe the profile of equestrian injuries in Greece, where horses, donkeys, and mules are still used in agriculture and where horse riding is a popular leisure activity...
  19. ncbi Firework-related childhood injuries in Greece: a national problem
    Konte Vassilia
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Athens University Medical School, 75 M Asias Street, Goudi, P O Box 115 27, Athens, Greece
    Burns 30:151-3. 2004
    ..A sharp peak in spring was noted, when the Greek Orthodox Easter is celebrated. Illicitly sold fireworks caused most injuries, but in eight instances homemade firecrackers were responsible...
  20. ncbi Injuries in public and private playgrounds: the relative contribution of structural, equipment and human factors
    E Petridou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Athens University Medical School, Greece
    Acta Paediatr 91:691-7. 2002
    ..75) because they were encouraged to play bare-footed...
  21. ncbi Maternal diet and acute lymphoblastic leukemia in young children
    Eleni Petridou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Athens University Medical School, 75 Mikras Asias Str, Goudi, Athens 115 27, Greece
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:1935-9. 2005
    ..32; 95% CI, 1.05-1.67) and meat and meat products (OR, 1.25; 95% CI, 1.00-1.57). Children of women who tend to consume during their pregnancies what is currently considered to be a healthy diet maybe at lower risk of ALL...
  22. pmc Adiponectin in relation to childhood myeloblastic leukaemia
    E Petridou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Athens University Medical School, 75 Mikras Asias Str, Goudi, Athens 11527, Greece
    Br J Cancer 94:156-60. 2006
    ..88; 95% CI, 0.71-1.10) or ALL-T (OR=1.08; 95% CI, 0.67-1.72). Biological plausibility and empirical evidence point to the importance of this hormone in the pathogenesis of childhood AML...
  23. doi Insulin resistance: an independent risk factor for lung cancer?
    Eleni Th Petridou
    Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, Athens University Medical School, 115 27 Athens, Greece
    Metabolism 60:1100-6. 2011
    ..In the fully adjusted model, HOMA-IR was still positively, but only marginally, associated with lung cancer risk (OR = 2.02, 95% CI: 0.88-4.65, P = .10, model 5). Insulin resistance may represent a meaningful risk factor for lung cancer...
  24. doi Childhood leukaemias and lymphomas in Greece (1996-2006): a nationwide registration study
    E T Petridou
    Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, Athens University Medical School, 75 Mikras Asias Str, Athens 115 27, Greece
    Arch Dis Child 93:1027-32. 2008
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  25. pmc Serum adiponectin as a predictor of childhood non-Hodgkin's lymphoma: a nationwide case-control study
    Eleni Th Petridou
    Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, University of Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece
    J Clin Oncol 27:5049-55. 2009
    ..In addition, expression of adiponectin receptors in NHL specimens was assessed, and the association between adipokines and childhood NHL survival and prognosis was examined...
  26. ncbi Sun exposure, birth weight, and childhood lymphomas: a case control study in Greece
    Eleni Th Petridou
    Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, Athens University Medical School, 75 Mikras Asias Str, Athens 11527, Greece
    Cancer Causes Control 18:1031-7. 2007
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  27. doi Linking emergency medical department and road traffic police casualty data: a tool in assessing the burden of injuries in less resourced countries
    Eleni Th Petridou
    Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, Athens University Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Traffic Inj Prev 10:37-43. 2009
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  28. doi What works better for community-dwelling older people at risk to fall?: a meta-analysis of multifactorial versus physical exercise-alone interventions
    Eleni Th Petridou
    Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology, and Medical Statistics, University of Athens School of Medicine, 75 Mikras Asias Street, Goudi, Athens 115 27, Greece
    J Aging Health 21:713-29. 2009
    ..To compare and quantify the effectiveness of multifactorial versus exercise-alone interventions in reducing recurrent falls among community-dwelling older people...
  29. ncbi Breast cancer risk in relation to most prevalent IgE specific antibodies: a case control study in Greece
    E T Petridou
    Unit of Preventive Medicine, Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology and School of Medicine, University of Athens, Athens 11527, Greece
    Anticancer Res 27:1709-13. 2007
    ..This study aims to explore the debatable role of allergy in breast cancer (BC) by using country-specific biological markers, namely levels of the most prevalent allergen-specific immunoglobulin E in Greece...
  30. ncbi Unintentional injury mortality in the European Union: how many more lives could be saved?
    Eleni Th Petridou
    Unit of Preventive Medicine, Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Athens, School of Medicine, Athens, Greece
    Scand J Public Health 35:278-87. 2007
    ..This paper attempts to quantify the potential for saving lives in this part of the world if all 25 member states were to learn from the experience of countries with advanced injury prevention records...
  31. ncbi Incidence and characteristics of childhood Hodgkin's lymphoma in Greece: a nationwide study (Greece)
    E Petridou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Athens University Medical School, 75 Mikras Asias Str, Goudi Athens, 11527, Greece
    Cancer Causes Control 17:209-15. 2006
    ....
  32. doi Circulating adiponectin levels and expression of adiponectin receptors in relation to lung cancer: two case-control studies
    Eleni T Petridou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Oncology 73:261-9. 2007
    ..Whether circulating adiponectin levels are associated with lung cancer and/or whether adiponectin receptors are expressed in lung cancer remains unknown...
  33. doi Adipocytokines in relation to Hodgkin lymphoma in children
    Eleni Th Petridou
    Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, Athens University Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 54:311-5. 2010
    ..25; 95% CIs ranging from 0.9 to 1.8 and P-values from 0.09 to 0.20. By contrast, there was no association of serum leptin with HL. In conclusion, elevated serum adiponectin might be a risk factor for childhood HL...
  34. ncbi Insulin-like growth factor-I and binding protein-3 in relation to childhood leukaemia
    E Petridou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Athens University Medical School, Greece
    Int J Cancer 80:494-6. 1999
    ..The much smaller quantities and the inherent instability of IGF-I in the blood in comparison to those of IGFBP-3 are likely to hinder documentation of an underlying positive association of IGF-I with the disease...
  35. pmc The risk profile of childhood leukaemia in Greece: a nationwide case-control study
    E Petridou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Athens University Medical School, Greece
    Br J Cancer 76:1241-7. 1997
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  36. ncbi Home and leisure activities and childhood knee injuries
    M Moustaki
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Athens University Medical School, 75 M Asias str, 11527 Athens, Greece
    Injury 36:644-50. 2005
    ..To assess the relative occurrence of non motor-vehicle knee injuries and identify important clusters that can be targeted for preventive interventions...
  37. ncbi Leptin and insulin growth factor I in relation to breast cancer (Greece)
    E Petridou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Athens University Medical School, Greece
    Cancer Causes Control 11:383-8. 2000
    ..We have also evaluated in this dataset the association of IGF-I with breast cancer...
  38. ncbi An integrated evaluation of socioeconomic and clinical factors in the survival from childhood acute lymphoblastic leukaemia: a study in Greece
    A Charalampopoulou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Athens University Medical School, Greece
    Eur J Cancer Prev 13:397-401. 2004
    ..Moreover, there is evidence that factors that could affect incidence of ALL through modulation of herd immunity may also have prognostic implications for this disease...
  39. ncbi Intentional childhood injuries in Greece 1996-97--data from a population-based Emergency Department Injury Surveillance System (EDISS)
    E Petridou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Athens University Medical School, Greece
    Scand J Public Health 29:279-84. 2001
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  40. ncbi Sports injuries among children in six European union countries
    M Belechri
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Athens University Medical School, Greece
    Eur J Epidemiol 17:1005-12. 2001
    ..The study indicates the importance of injury surveillance in describing the epidemiology of sports injuries and provides an estimate of the magnitude and the profile of sport injuries that take place annually in European union countries...
  41. ncbi Endogenous risk factors for childhood leukemia in relation to the IGF system (Greece). The Childhood Haematologists-Oncologists Group
    E Petridou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Athens University Medical School, Greece
    Cancer Causes Control 11:765-71. 2000
    ..Insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-1) and its principal binding protein-3 (IGFBP-3) are central in the mediation of the effect of growth hormone, and the IGF system has been reported to play a role in the pathogenesis of childhood leukemia...
  42. ncbi Prevalence and correlates of depression in late life: a population based study from a rural Greek town
    F C Papadopoulos
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Athens University Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 20:350-7. 2005
    ..Depression in late life is common and has serious consequences on function, medical co-morbidity, quality of life, and use of medical services...
  43. ncbi Imbalance of demand and supply for regionalized injury services: a case study in Greece
    E Petridou
    Center for Research and Prevention of Injuries, Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Athens University, Greece
    Int J Qual Health Care 12:105-13. 2000
    ..To study regionalized acute injury services on an island with high seasonal fluctuation of the population at risk...
  44. ncbi Childhood injuries in the European Union: can epidemiology contribute to their control?
    E Petridou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Athens University Medical School, Greece
    Acta Paediatr 89:1244-9. 2000
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  45. ncbi Characteristics of farm injuries in Greece
    D M Alexe
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Athens University Medical School, 75 M Asias Street, Goudi, P O Box 115 27, Athens, Greece
    J Agric Saf Health 9:233-40. 2003
    ..To assess the characteristics of occupational and leisure farm injuries in Greece...
  46. pmc What distinguishes unintentional injuries from injuries due to intimate partner violence: a study in Greek ambulatory care settings
    E Petridou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Athens University Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Inj Prev 8:197-201. 2002
    ..Intimate partner violence (IPV) is an important sociocultural and public health problem. This study aims to assess sociodemographic and injury characteristics of IPV victims among adults in a traditional southern European population...
  47. ncbi Growth velocity during the first postnatal week of life is linked to a spurt of IGF-I effect
    A Skalkidou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Athens University Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 17:281-6. 2003
    ..To the extent that perinatal growth may affect adult onset diseases, the findings of this study suggest that the action of IGF-I during the immediate postnatal period may represent a process of major importance...
  48. ncbi Evidence on the infectious etiology of childhood leukemia: the role of low herd immunity (Greece)
    E Petridou
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 12:645-52. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Among children aged 5 years or older the risk of leukemia may be higher when the low herd immunity for several agents is challenged by late infection from an agent that, as a rule, would attack children at a younger age...
  49. ncbi Person, time and place coordinates of pedestrian injuries: a study in Athens
    M Moustaki
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Athens University Medical School, Goudi, Greece
    Acta Paediatr 90:558-62. 2001
    ..Our findings indicate that there is a need for preventive programmes targeting people as well as places of low socioeconomic status...
  50. pmc Risk of upper limb injury in left handed children: a study in Greece
    A Skalkidou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Athens University Medical School, Greece
    Inj Prev 5:68-71. 1999
    ..To investigate whether left handed children are at increased risk for injuries, particularly upper limb injuries...
  51. ncbi Sociodemographic and dietary factors in relation to dental health among Greek adolescents
    E Petridou
    Department of Hygiene, Athens University, Medical School, Greece
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 24:307-11. 1996
    ..High risk groups should be identified among the underprivileged for targeted health education efforts and delivery of more intensive dental care services...
  52. pmc Space-time clustering of childhood leukaemia in Greece: evidence supporting a viral aetiology
    E Petridou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Athens University Medical School, Greece
    Br J Cancer 73:1278-83. 1996
    ..The findings of the present study provide support for the hypothesis that a substantial proportion of cases of childhood leukaemia may arise as a rare sequel to exposure to an agent or agents, most probably viral in nature...
  53. pmc Endocrine correlates of male breast cancer risk: a case-control study in Athens, Greece
    E Petridou
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Br J Cancer 83:1234-7. 2000
    ..03), birth order (P = 0.02) and reported frequency of orgasms in later life (P = 0.0004). The study provides strong indirect evidence that endocrine factors are important in the aetiology of male breast cancer...
  54. ncbi Insulin-like growth factor binding protein-3 predicts survival from acute childhood leukemia
    E Petridou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Athens University Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Oncology 60:252-7. 2001
    ..To investigate whether the three principal components of the insulin-like growth factor (IGF) system, IGF-1, IGF-2 and IGF binding protein-3 (IGFBP-3), are associated with survival from childhood leukemia...
  55. ncbi Unintentional childhood poisoning in athens: a mirror of consumerism?
    E Petridou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Athens University Medical School, Greece
    J Toxicol Clin Toxicol 35:669-75. 1997
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  56. ncbi 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...
  57. ncbi Flavonoid classes and risk of peripheral arterial occlusive disease: a case-control study in Greece
    P Lagiou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Greece
    Eur J Clin Nutr 60:214-9. 2006
    ..To assess the relation between specific flavonoid classes and peripheral arterial occlusive disease (PAOD), an important manifestation of atherosclerosis...
  58. pmc Effectiveness of a comprehensive multisector campaign to increase seat belt use in the greater Athens area, Greece. Hellenic Road Traffic Police Department
    E Petridou
    Center for Research and Prevention of Injuries, Athens University Medical School, Greece
    Am J Public Health 89:1861-3. 1999
    ..This study assessed the effectiveness of a comprehensive campaign to increase seat belt use in Athens...
  59. ncbi Are there common triggers of preterm deliveries?
    E Petridou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Athens University Medical School, Greece
    BJOG 108:598-604. 2001
    ..To assess the effect(s) of transient events which are perceived as stressful on the inseption of preterm delivery...
  60. pmc Bunk versus conventional beds: a comparative assessment of fall injury risk
    M Belechri
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Athens University Medical School, Athens, Greece
    J Epidemiol Community Health 56:413-7. 2002
    ..To depict the magnitude and spectrum of childhood injuries attributable to falls from bunk beds in comparison with conventional beds and to outline sociodemographic risk factors and injury characteristics...
  61. ncbi Smoking and alcohol in the etiology of oral cancer: gender-specific risk profiles in the south of Greece
    A I Zavras
    Department of Oral Health Policy and Epidemiology, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, 188 Longwood Avenue, Suite 004, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Oral Oncol 37:28-35. 2001
    ..Among the 38% of our cases who were women, however, neither smoking nor alcohol drinking frequencies were significantly elevated compared to controls, and so the etiology of OC risk in females requires further investigation...
  62. ncbi Baldness and other correlates of sex hormones in relation to testicular cancer
    E Petridou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Athens University Medical School, Greece
    Int J Cancer 71:982-5. 1997
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  63. ncbi Countrywide estimation of the burden of injuries in Greece: a limited resources approach
    N Dessypris
    Dept of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Athens University Medical School, Athens, Greece
    J Cancer Epidemiol Prev 7:123-9. 2002
    ..We have assessed the ability of the Emergency Department Injury Surveillance System (EDISS), a registration network operating with limited resources, to predict the burden and pattern of injuries in the whole Greece...
  64. ncbi Birth size and neonatal levels of major components of the IGF system: implications for later risk of cancer
    A Skalkidou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Athens University Medical School, Athens, Greece
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 15:1479-86. 2002
    ..We speculate that elevations of IGF-I in early life might explain the increased risk of cancer in individuals born with a higher birth weight...
  65. ncbi Are traffic injuries disproportionally more common among tourists in Greece? Struggling with incomplete data
    E Petridou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Athens University Medical School, Greece
    Accid Anal Prev 31:611-5. 1999
    ..8), whereas among foreign tourists the corresponding ratio is 9.2 for non traffic injuries and 15.0 for traffic injuries. This pattern is difficult to explain in terms other than an excess risk of traffic injuries among foreign tourists...
  66. ncbi A cluster analysis of road traffic-related childhood knee injuries
    I Iakovakis
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Athens University Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Child Care Health Dev 29:297-301. 2003
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  67. ncbi Serum adiponectin concentrations in relation to maternal and perinatal characteristics in newborns
    Christos Mantzoros
    Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Eur J Endocrinol 151:741-6. 2004
    ..To assess serum adiponectin levels of neonates in relation to ponderal index and birth length with and without adjustment for potential confounding factors including maternal factors and perinatal characteristics...
  68. ncbi Incidence and risk factors of fall injuries among infants: a study in Greece
    Xanthi Dedoukou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Athens University Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 158:1002-6. 2004
    ..To assess the incidence of fall injuries among infants in Greece, overall and by type of nursery equipment...
  69. ncbi Evaluating the impact of a school-based helmet promotion program on eligible adolescent drivers: different audiences, different needs?
    Evi Germeni
    Center for Research and Prevention of Injuries CEREPRI, Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, Athens University Medical School, 75 Mikras Asias Street, 11527 Athens, Greece
    Health Educ Res 25:865-76. 2010
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  70. doi Association of physical and social anhedonia with depression in the acute phase of schizophrenia
    Costas T Kollias
    Department of Psychiatry, Eginition Hospital, University of Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Psychopathology 41:365-70. 2008
    ..The aim of the current study was to investigate the relationship between physical and social anhedonia with depression in a sample of inpatients with schizophrenia in the acute phase of their illness...
  71. ncbi The Red Sea and the port of Clysma. A possible gate of Justinian's plague
    Costas Tsiamis
    Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, Medical School, Athens University, M Asias 75, GR Athens 115 27
    Gesnerus 66:209-17. 2009
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  72. ncbi 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...
  73. ncbi Port-bebe carriers place infants at risk of injuries in Greece
    Evangelia Fotopoulou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Athens University Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Inj Control Saf Promot 9:207-9. 2002
  74. ncbi Determinants and consequences of major insulin-like growth factor components among full-term healthy neonates
    Alkistis Skalkidou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Athens University Medical School, Goudi, Athens, Greece
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:860-5. 2003
    ..These findings provide an insight into the processes involved in perinatal growth...
  75. ncbi Risk factors for childhood burn injuries: a case-control study from Greece
    E Petridou
    Dept of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Athens University Medical School, Greece
    Burns 24:123-8. 1998
    ..Our results strongly support the view that childhood burn injuries are largely environmentally conditioned and, accordingly, easily preventable...
  76. ncbi Diet during pregnancy and the risk of cerebral palsy
    E Petridou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Athens University Medical School, Greece
    Br J Nutr 79:407-12. 1998
    ..If corroborated by other studies, these results could contribute to our understanding of the nutritional influences on fetal brain development...
  77. pmc A quantification of preventable unintentional childhood injury mortality in the United States
    A Philippakis
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    Inj Prev 10:79-82. 2004
    ..To calculate the preventable fraction of unintentional childhood injury deaths in the United States...
  78. ncbi Human factors in the causation of road traffic crashes
    E Petridou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Athens University Medical School, Greece
    Eur J Epidemiol 16:819-26. 2000
    ..The classification aims to assist in the conceptualization of the problem that may also contribute to behavior modification-based efforts...
  79. ncbi Burn injuries related to motorcycle exhaust pipes: a study in Greece
    Ioannis Matzavakis
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Athens University Medical School, 75 Mikras Asias Street, 11527 Athens, Greece
    Burns 31:372-4. 2005
    ..To identify measures that should reduce the incidence of burn injuries resulting from motorcycle exhaust pipes through epidemiological analysis of such injuries...
  80. ncbi Baby-bouncer-related injuries: an under-appreciated risk
    Theologos Farmakakis
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Athens University Medical School, 75 Mikras Asias Street, 11527, Goudi, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Pediatr 163:42-3. 2004
  81. ncbi Carriage of Neisseria meningitidis by Greek children: risk factors and strain characteristics
    I D Pavlopoulou
    First Department of Paediatrics, Athens University Microbiology Department, Aghia Sophia Children s Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Clin Microbiol Infect 10:137-42. 2004
    ..These findings may have important implications for future immunisation strategies with conjugate vaccines...
  82. pmc Switching to the Euro: still hard to swallow
    F C Papadopoulos
    Athens University Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Arch Dis Child 89:382-3. 2004
  83. ncbi Doping use among tertiary education students in six developed countries
    Fotios C Papadopoulos
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Athens University Medical School, 75 Mikras Asias Str, Goudi, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Epidemiol 21:307-13. 2006
    ..There was evidence that high-risk behaviour and supplement use increased the risk of doping...
  84. ncbi Exploring lag and duration effect of sunshine in triggering suicide
    Fotios C Papadopoulos
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Athens University Medical School, 75 M Asias str, Goudi, P O Box 11527, Athens, Greece
    J Affect Disord 88:287-97. 2005
    ..Sunshine is considered to have a beneficial impact on mood. Interestingly, it has been consistently found that the incidence of suicide reaches a peak during early summer...
  85. ncbi The evolution of unintentional injury mortality among elderly in Europe
    Eleni Th Petridou
    Athens University Medical School, Greece
    J Aging Health 20:159-82. 2008
    ..To compare cause-specific unintentional injury mortality trends among elderly (65+) in the European Union over a 10-year period...
  86. ncbi International variation in clinical injury incidence: exploring the performance of indicators based on health care, anatomical and outcome criteria
    Suzanne Polinder
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre, Ae 128, P B 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Accid Anal Prev 40:182-91. 2008
    ..To analyse international variation in clinical injury incidence, and explore the performance of different injury indicators in cross-country comparisons...
  87. ncbi Low adiponectin levels are associated with renal cell carcinoma: a case-control study
    Themistoklis N Spyridopoulos
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Athens University Medical School, Goudi, Athens, Greece
    Int J Cancer 120:1573-8. 2007
    ..Prospective studies as well as studies exploring underlying mechanisms are needed to fully explore the role of adiponectin in predicting future risk of RCC in humans...
  88. ncbi Survival among children with medulloblastoma in Greece: gains from transition to chemotherapy and socio-economic differentials
    Maria Moschovi
    Hematology Oncology Unit, First Department of Pediatrics, University of Athens, Aghia Sophia Children s Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Cancer Prev 16:460-5. 2007
    ..On the contrary, children residing in rural areas of the country seem to enjoy less favorable prognosis, possibly owing to delays in diagnosis or limited access to optimal treatment facilities...
  89. pmc Determinants of early life leptin levels and later life degenerative outcomes
    Delia Marina Alexe
    Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Athens University School of Medicine, Goudi, 11527, Athens, Greece
    Clin Med Res 4:326-35. 2006
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  90. pmc Water safety: age-specific changes in knowledge and attitudes following a school-based intervention
    Agis Terzidis
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Athens University Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Inj Prev 13:120-4. 2007
    ..To explore whether an intervention during mandatory schooling can lead to age-specific changes in water safety knowledge and attitudes...