Theodora Psaltopoulou

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Affiliation: University of Athens
Country: Greece

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Tobacco smoking and risk of multiple myeloma: a meta-analysis of 40 observational studies
    Theodora Psaltopoulou
    Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, University of Athens School of Medicine, Goudi 11527, Athens, Greece
    Int J Cancer 132:2413-31. 2013
  2. pmc The role of diet and lifestyle in primary, secondary, and tertiary diabetes prevention: a review of meta-analyses
    Theodora Psaltopoulou
    Department of Hygiene, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Rev Diabet Stud 7:26-35. 2010
  3. pmc Olive oil intake is inversely related to cancer prevalence: a systematic review and a meta-analysis of 13,800 patients and 23,340 controls in 19 observational studies
    Theodora Psaltopoulou
    Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, School of Medicine, University of Athens, M Asias 75, Goudi, 11527, Athens, Greece
    Lipids Health Dis 10:127. 2011
  4. doi request reprint The role of number of meals, coffee intake, salt and type of cookware on colorectal cancer development in the context of the Mediterranean diet
    Niki Kontou
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University, Athens, Greece
    Public Health Nutr 16:928-35. 2013
  5. doi request reprint The mediterranean diet in cancer prevention: a review
    Niki Kontou
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University, Athens, Greece
    J Med Food 14:1065-78. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Metabolic syndrome and colorectal cancer: the protective role of Mediterranean diet--a case-control study
    Niki Kontou
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University, Athens, Greece
    Angiology 63:390-6. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Siesta in healthy adults and coronary mortality in the general population
    Androniki Naska
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Arch Intern Med 167:296-301. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Dietary patterns among older Europeans: the EPIC-Elderly study
    Christina Bamia
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Athens Medical School, M Asias 75, Athens 11527, Greece
    Br J Nutr 94:100-13. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint The association of body mass index and waist circumference with blood pressure depends on age and gender: a study of 10,928 non-smoking adults in the Greek EPIC cohort
    Vassiliki Benetou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Athens, Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Epidemiol 19:803-9. 2004
  10. doi request reprint Alcohol consumption and colorectal cancer in a Mediterranean population: a case-control study
    Niki Kontou
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University, Athens, Greece
    Dis Colon Rectum 55:703-10. 2012

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Publications27

  1. doi request reprint Tobacco smoking and risk of multiple myeloma: a meta-analysis of 40 observational studies
    Theodora Psaltopoulou
    Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, University of Athens School of Medicine, Goudi 11527, Athens, Greece
    Int J Cancer 132:2413-31. 2013
    ..In conclusion, MM does not seem to be associated with tobacco smoking. There is a need to further explore how molecular mechanisms are involved in the resistance of MM progenitor cells toward smoking...
  2. pmc The role of diet and lifestyle in primary, secondary, and tertiary diabetes prevention: a review of meta-analyses
    Theodora Psaltopoulou
    Department of Hygiene, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Rev Diabet Stud 7:26-35. 2010
    ....
  3. pmc Olive oil intake is inversely related to cancer prevalence: a systematic review and a meta-analysis of 13,800 patients and 23,340 controls in 19 observational studies
    Theodora Psaltopoulou
    Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, School of Medicine, University of Athens, M Asias 75, Goudi, 11527, Athens, Greece
    Lipids Health Dis 10:127. 2011
    ..However, it is still unclear whether olive oil's monounsaturated fatty acid content or its antioxidant components are responsible for its beneficial effects...
  4. doi request reprint The role of number of meals, coffee intake, salt and type of cookware on colorectal cancer development in the context of the Mediterranean diet
    Niki Kontou
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University, Athens, Greece
    Public Health Nutr 16:928-35. 2013
    ..To investigate the association between dietary behaviours and colorectal cancer (CRC) in the context of the Mediterranean diet...
  5. doi request reprint The mediterranean diet in cancer prevention: a review
    Niki Kontou
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University, Athens, Greece
    J Med Food 14:1065-78. 2011
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Metabolic syndrome and colorectal cancer: the protective role of Mediterranean diet--a case-control study
    Niki Kontou
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University, Athens, Greece
    Angiology 63:390-6. 2012
    ..89, 0.98) had a protective role regarding colorectal cancer. Mediterranean diet had the same effect in relation to colorectal cancer, in both participants with (0.84, 95% CI 0.76, 0.93) and without MetS (0.89, 95% CI 0.85, 0.94)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Siesta in healthy adults and coronary mortality in the general population
    Androniki Naska
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Arch Intern Med 167:296-301. 2007
    ..We have undertaken an analysis based on a sizable cohort with a high frequency of napping and information on potentially confounding variables including reported comorbidity, physical activity, and diet...
  8. ncbi request reprint Dietary patterns among older Europeans: the EPIC-Elderly study
    Christina Bamia
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Athens Medical School, M Asias 75, Athens 11527, Greece
    Br J Nutr 94:100-13. 2005
    ..Our study contributes to the identification of groups of elderly who are likely to have different prospects for long-term disease occurrence and survival...
  9. ncbi request reprint The association of body mass index and waist circumference with blood pressure depends on age and gender: a study of 10,928 non-smoking adults in the Greek EPIC cohort
    Vassiliki Benetou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Athens, Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Epidemiol 19:803-9. 2004
    ..Associations are more evident with respect to SBP than DBP...
  10. doi request reprint Alcohol consumption and colorectal cancer in a Mediterranean population: a case-control study
    Niki Kontou
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University, Athens, Greece
    Dis Colon Rectum 55:703-10. 2012
    ..However, a few studies suggest that moderate alcohol consumption may have a protective effect, similar to that in cardiovascular disease...
  11. ncbi request reprint Aortic elastic properties and cognitive function in elderly individuals: The Ikaria Study
    Christina Chrysohoou
    1st Cardiology Clinic, Hippokration Hospital, Medical School, University of Athens, Athens, Greece Electronic address
    Maturitas 74:241-5. 2013
    ..The aim of this work was to evaluate the association between aortic elastic properties and cognitive function in elderly individuals, permanent inhabitants of Ikaria Island...
  12. pmc Low total testosterone levels are associated with the metabolic syndrome in elderly men: the role of body weight, lipids, insulin resistance, and inflammation; the Ikaria study
    Christina Chrysohoou
    First Cardiology Clinic, Hippokration Hospital, Medical School, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Rev Diabet Stud 10:27-38. 2013
    ..Among other changes, testosterone levels decline with age. The relationship between testosterone levels and MetS components in older subjects has not been clearly defined until today...
  13. doi request reprint The mediating effect of Mediterranean diet on the relation between smoking and colorectal cancer: a case-control study
    Niki Kontou
    1 Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Public Health 23:742-6. 2013
    ..The aim of this work was to evaluate the potential mediating effect of MD on the association between the aforementioned factor (smoking) and CRC...
  14. doi request reprint Relation between physical activity and blood pressure levels in young Greek adolescents: the Leontio Lyceum Study
    Costas Tsioufis
    First Cardiology Clinic, University of Athens, Hippokration Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Public Health 21:63-8. 2011
    ..Thus, the purpose of our study was to assess the level of PA in Greek adolescents and its relation to BP levels...
  15. ncbi request reprint Mediterranean diet, stroke, cognitive impairment, and depression: A meta-analysis
    Theodora Psaltopoulou
    Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics University of Athens School of Medicine, Athens, Greece
    Ann Neurol 74:580-91. 2013
    ..This meta-analysis aims to quantitatively synthesize all studies that examine the association between adherence to a Mediterranean diet and risk of stroke, depression, cognitive impairment, and Parkinson disease...
  16. ncbi request reprint Circadian variation of blood pressure and heart rate in normotensives, white-coat, masked, treated and untreated hypertensives
    Eleni Koroboki
    Hypertensive center, Clinical Therapeutics, Alexandra Hospital, University of Athens, Greece
    Hellenic J Cardiol 53:432-8. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the circadian blood pressure (BP) and heart rate (HR) profiles in 1676 Greek subjects in order to identify the circadian patterns in these two categories of patient...
  17. ncbi request reprint Controlled ovarian hyperstimulation for IVF: impact on ovarian, endometrial and cervical cancer--a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Charalampos Siristatidis
    Assisted Reproduction Unit, 3rd Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Athens, Attikon Hospital, Chaidari, Greece
    Hum Reprod Update 19:105-23. 2013
    ....
  18. doi request reprint Aims, design and methods of a case-control study for the assessment of the role of dietary habits, eating behaviors and environmental factors, on the development of breast cancer
    Niki Mourouti
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University, Athens, Greece
    Maturitas 74:31-6. 2013
    ..Dietary habits and eating behaviors were evaluated with a special questionnaire that had been developed for the study, and was found relatively valid and reliable...
  19. ncbi request reprint Long-Term BMI changes since adolescence and markers of early and advanced subclinical atherosclerosis
    Ioannis D Terzis
    Vascular Laboratory, Department of Therapeutics, Alexandra Hospital, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 20:414-20. 2012
    ..These results also suggest that the utility of self-reported weight changes may be limited in primary prevention practice...
  20. ncbi request reprint A direct assessment of genetic contribution to the incidence of coronary infarct in the general population Greek EPIC cohort
    Nikos Yiannakouris
    Harokopio University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Epidemiol 21:859-67. 2006
    ..Our results, based on a simple score integrating the additive impact of 11 genetic polymorphisms, indicate that genetic predisposition accounts for a considerable fraction of the incidence of coronary infarct in the community...
  21. ncbi request reprint Long-term adherence to the Mediterranean diet reduces the prevalence of hyperuricaemia in elderly individuals, without known cardiovascular disease: the Ikaria study
    Christina Chrysohoou
    1st Cardiology Clinic, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Maturitas 70:58-64. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the impact of adherence to Mediterranean diet on serum uric acid (UA) levels in elderly individuals, without known cardiovascular disease...
  22. ncbi request reprint Socio-economic status, place of residence and dietary habits among the elderly: the Mediterranean islands study
    Alexia Katsarou
    Department of Nutrition Science Dietetics, Harokopio University, 46 Paleon Polemiston St, Glyfada, 166 74, Attica, Athens, Greece
    Public Health Nutr 13:1614-21. 2010
    ..To investigate whether the socio-economic status (SES) of elderly eastern Mediterranean islanders is associated with their dietary habits, particularly with adherence to the traditional Mediterranean diet...
  23. ncbi request reprint The effect of U-74389G on pancreas ischemia-reperfusion injury in a swine model
    Dimosthenis T Chrysikos
    1st Department of Propaedeutic Surgery, Hippokratio Hospital, University of Athens, School of Medicine, Athens, Greece Electronic address
    J Surg Res 187:450-7. 2014
    ..The aim of our study was to evaluate the therapeutic potential of 21-aminosteroid U-74389G in pancreatic injury after ischemia and reperfusion of the organ in a swine model...
  24. ncbi request reprint Olive oil, the Mediterranean diet, and arterial blood pressure: the Greek European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) study
    Theodora Psaltopoulou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Am J Clin Nutr 80:1012-8. 2004
    ..Diet has been reported to influence arterial blood pressure, and evidence indicates that the Mediterranean diet reduces cardiovascular mortality...
  25. pmc Fish Consumption Moderates Depressive Symptomatology in Elderly Men and Women from the IKARIA Study
    Christina Chrysohoou
    First Cardiology Clinic, Medical School, University of Athens, 11527 Athens, Greece
    Cardiol Res Pract 2011:219578. 2011
    ..e., 4) (odds  ratio = 0.34, 95% CI: 0.19, 0.61), after controlling for several cofounders. Conclusion. Frequent fish consumption in elderly seems to moderate depression mood...
  26. doi request reprint Mucinous but not clear cell histology is associated with inferior survival in patients with advanced stage ovarian carcinoma treated with platinum-paclitaxel chemotherapy
    Aristotle Bamias
    Department of Therapeutics, University of Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Cancer 116:1462-8. 2010
    ..The authors compared the outcome of these subtypes with that of serous tumors in patients who were treated with combination paclitaxel/platinum at their center...
  27. doi request reprint Acute effects of different types of oil consumption on endothelial function, oxidative stress status and vascular inflammation in healthy volunteers
    Dimitris Tousoulis
    Hippokration Hospital, Athens University Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Br J Nutr 103:43-9. 2010
    ..However, all types of oils did not affect inflammatory process and systemic oxidative stress, suggesting that their effect on endothelial function may not be mediated by free radicals bioavailability...