C Roussos

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Affiliation: University of Athens
Country: Greece

Publications

  1. pmc Clinical review: idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis acute exacerbations--unravelling Ariadne's thread
    Spyros A Papiris
    2nd Pulmonary Department, Attikon University Hospital, Athens Medical School, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, 1 Rimini Street, 12462, Haidari, Greece
    Crit Care 14:246. 2010
  2. pmc Bench-to-bedside review: weaning failure--should we rest the respiratory muscles with controlled mechanical ventilation?
    Theodoros Vassilakopoulos
    Department of Critical Care and Pulmonary Services, University of Athens Medical School, Evangelismos Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Crit Care 10:204. 2006
  3. pmc Bench-to-bedside review: pulmonary-renal syndromes--an update for the intensivist
    Spyros A Papiris
    2nd Pulmonary Department, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Attikon University Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Crit Care 11:213. 2007
  4. pmc MRC chronic Dyspnea Scale: Relationships with cardiopulmonary exercise testing and 6-minute walk test in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis patients: a prospective study
    Effrosyni D Manali
    Second Pulmonary Department, Attikon University Hospital, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece
    BMC Pulm Med 10:32. 2010
  5. ncbi Respiratory failure
    C Roussos
    Dept of Critical Care, University of Athens Medical School, Evangelismos Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Eur Respir J Suppl 47:3s-14s. 2003
  6. ncbi Non-invasive assessment of the microcirculation in critically ill patients
    S Nanas
    First Critical Care Department, Evangelismos Hospital, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Anaesth Intensive Care 37:733-9. 2009
  7. ncbi Carbapenem-resistant versus carbapenem-susceptible Acinetobacter baumannii bacteremia in a Greek intensive care unit: risk factors, clinical features and outcomes
    C Routsi
    1st Department of Intensive Care, Evangelismos Hospital, University of Athens Medical School, 45 47 Ipsilantou Str, 106 76, Athens, Greece
    Infection 38:173-80. 2010
  8. pmc Oxygen kinetics and debt during recovery from expiratory flow-limited exercise in healthy humans
    I Vogiatzis
    Department of Critical Care Medicine and Pulmonary Services, G P Livanos and M Simou Laboratories, Evangelismos Hospital, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Appl Physiol 99:265-74. 2007
  9. ncbi Static pressure-volume curves and body posture in severe chronic bronchitis
    S D Mentzelopoulos
    Dept of Intensive Care Medicine, University of Athens Medical School, Evaggelismos Hospital, 45 47 Ipsilandou Str, GR 106 75, Athens, Greece
    Eur Respir J 28:165-74. 2006
  10. doi Exercise-induced skeletal muscle deoxygenation in O-supplemented COPD patients
    I Vogiatzis
    G P Livanos and M Simou Laboratories, Evangelismos Hospital, Department of Critical Care Medicine and Pulmonary Services, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 19:364-72. 2009

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  1. pmc Clinical review: idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis acute exacerbations--unravelling Ariadne's thread
    Spyros A Papiris
    2nd Pulmonary Department, Attikon University Hospital, Athens Medical School, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, 1 Rimini Street, 12462, Haidari, Greece
    Crit Care 14:246. 2010
    ..Admission to an intensive care unit (ICU) is a particular clinical and ethical challenge because of the extremely poor outcome. Transplantation in the ICU setting often presents insurmountable difficulties...
  2. pmc Bench-to-bedside review: weaning failure--should we rest the respiratory muscles with controlled mechanical ventilation?
    Theodoros Vassilakopoulos
    Department of Critical Care and Pulmonary Services, University of Athens Medical School, Evangelismos Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Crit Care 10:204. 2006
    ..When CMV is used, concurrent administration of antioxidants (which decrease oxidative stress and thus attenuate VIDD) seems justified, since antioxidants may be beneficial (and are certainly not harmful) in critical care patients...
  3. pmc Bench-to-bedside review: pulmonary-renal syndromes--an update for the intensivist
    Spyros A Papiris
    2nd Pulmonary Department, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Attikon University Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Crit Care 11:213. 2007
    ..Renal transplantation is the only alternative in end-stage renal disease. Newer immunomodulatory agents such as those causing TNF blockade, B-cell depletion and mycophenolate mofetil could be used in patients with refractory disease...
  4. pmc MRC chronic Dyspnea Scale: Relationships with cardiopulmonary exercise testing and 6-minute walk test in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis patients: a prospective study
    Effrosyni D Manali
    Second Pulmonary Department, Attikon University Hospital, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece
    BMC Pulm Med 10:32. 2010
    ....
  5. ncbi Respiratory failure
    C Roussos
    Dept of Critical Care, University of Athens Medical School, Evangelismos Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Eur Respir J Suppl 47:3s-14s. 2003
    ..Modulation of the pattern of breathing, however, ultimately results in alveolar hypoventilation and carbon dioxide retention...
  6. ncbi Non-invasive assessment of the microcirculation in critically ill patients
    S Nanas
    First Critical Care Department, Evangelismos Hospital, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Anaesth Intensive Care 37:733-9. 2009
    ..Near-infrared spectroscopy can detect tissue oxygenation deficits and impaired microvascular reactivity in critically ill patients, as well as discriminate among groups with different disease severity...
  7. ncbi Carbapenem-resistant versus carbapenem-susceptible Acinetobacter baumannii bacteremia in a Greek intensive care unit: risk factors, clinical features and outcomes
    C Routsi
    1st Department of Intensive Care, Evangelismos Hospital, University of Athens Medical School, 45 47 Ipsilantou Str, 106 76, Athens, Greece
    Infection 38:173-80. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to determine specific risk factors for and outcome of bacteremia due to CRAB isolates among our ICU patients with A. baumannii bacteremia...
  8. pmc Oxygen kinetics and debt during recovery from expiratory flow-limited exercise in healthy humans
    I Vogiatzis
    Department of Critical Care Medicine and Pulmonary Services, G P Livanos and M Simou Laboratories, Evangelismos Hospital, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Appl Physiol 99:265-74. 2007
    ..EFL O(2) debt was 52 +/- 22% greater than control (2.19 +/- 0.58 vs. 1.49 +/- 0.38 l). We conclude that EFL exercise increases the O(2) debt and leads to hypoxemia in part due to hypercapnia...
  9. ncbi Static pressure-volume curves and body posture in severe chronic bronchitis
    S D Mentzelopoulos
    Dept of Intensive Care Medicine, University of Athens Medical School, Evaggelismos Hospital, 45 47 Ipsilandou Str, GR 106 75, Athens, Greece
    Eur Respir J 28:165-74. 2006
    ..Pronation effects on ventilation homogeneity and carbon dioxide arterial tension are maximised, implying that pronation can be useful during early controlled ventilation...
  10. doi Exercise-induced skeletal muscle deoxygenation in O-supplemented COPD patients
    I Vogiatzis
    G P Livanos and M Simou Laboratories, Evangelismos Hospital, Department of Critical Care Medicine and Pulmonary Services, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 19:364-72. 2009
    ..In O2-supplemented COPD patients, peripheral muscle oxygenation for a given work load is similar to that in healthy subjects, thus suggesting that skeletal muscle O2 consumption becomes normal for a given O2 delivery in COPD patients..
  11. doi Chest wall volume regulation during exercise in COPD patients with GOLD stages II to IV
    I Vogiatzis
    Dept of Critical Care Medicine and Pulmonary Services, Evangelismos Hospital, Pulmonary Rehabilitation Centre, M Simou and G P Livanos Laboratories, Athens, Greece
    Eur Respir J 32:42-52. 2008
    ....
  12. doi Effect of pulmonary rehabilitation on muscle remodelling in cachectic patients with COPD
    I Vogiatzis
    Evangelismos Hospital, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Dept of Critical Care Medicine and Pulmonary Services, Pulmonary Rehabilitation Centre, Athens, Greece
    Eur Respir J 36:301-10. 2010
    ....
  13. doi Nasal inflammation in sleep apnoea patients using CPAP and effect of heated humidification
    I Koutsourelakis
    Medical School of Athens University, Center of Sleep Disorders, Evangelismos Hospital, 45 47 Ipsilandou Str, GR 106 75, Athens, Greece
    Eur Respir J 37:587-94. 2011
    ..In conclusion, nasal obstruction of OSA patients on CPAP treatment is inflammatory in origin and the addition of heated humidification decreases nasal resistance and mucosal inflammation...
  14. ncbi Randomised trial of nasal surgery for fixed nasal obstruction in obstructive sleep apnoea
    I Koutsourelakis
    Dept of Critical Care and Pulmonary Services, Centre of Sleep Disorders, Medical School of Athens University, Athens, Greece
    Eur Respir J 31:110-7. 2008
    ..6% specificity) responders/nonresponders. In conclusion, nasal surgery rarely treats obstructive sleep apnoea effectively. Baseline nasal breathing epochs can predict the surgery outcome...
  15. ncbi Effects of severity of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease on thyroid function
    I Dimopoulou
    Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Evangelismos General Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Metabolism 50:1397-401. 2001
    ..It is concluded that in stable COPD, severity of disease through hypoxemia is important in determining the peripheral metabolism of thyroid hormones. Whether this constitutes an adaptation is not known...
  16. doi Thoracoabdominal motion in ankylosing spondylitis: association with standardised clinical measures and response to therapy
    G E Tzelepis
    Department of Pathophysiology, University of Athens Medical School, Greece
    Ann Rheum Dis 68:966-71. 2009
    ....
  17. ncbi Pulmonary capillary endothelium-bound angiotensin-converting enzyme activity in acute lung injury
    S E Orfanos
    Critical Care Department, Evangelismos Hospital, University of Athens Medical School, Greece
    Circulation 102:2011-8. 2000
    ....
  18. ncbi Aspergillus bronchitis causing atelectasis and acute respiratory failure in an immunocompromised patient
    C Routsi
    Dept of Pulmonary and Critical Care, Evangelismos Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Infection 29:243-4. 2001
    ....
  19. doi Risk factors for and influence of bloodstream infections on mortality: a 1-year prospective study in a Greek intensive-care unit
    M Pratikaki
    Department of Intensive Care, Medical School, University of Athens, Evangelismos Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Epidemiol Infect 137:727-35. 2009
    ..44, 95% CI 1.22-1.7, P<0.001 and OR 0.47, 95% CI 0.23-0.97, P=0.04 respectively)...
  20. ncbi Prone position reduces lung stress and strain in severe acute respiratory distress syndrome
    S D Mentzelopoulos
    University of Athens Medical School, Dept of Intensive Care Medicine, Attikon University Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Eur Respir J 25:534-44. 2005
    ..In early/severe acute respiratory distress syndrome, pronation under positive end-expiratory pressure optimisation may reduce ventilator-induced lung injury risk. Pronation benefits may be maintained in post-prone semirecumbent position...
  21. ncbi Combined expression of p53, Bcl-2, and p21WAF-1 proteins in lung cancer and premalignant lesions: association with clinical characteristics
    I Kalomenidis
    Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Medical School of Athens University, Evangelismos Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Lung 179:265-78. 2001
    ..We conclude that p53 and Bcl-2 alterations may happen early in bronchial carcinogenesis and that absence of these alterations in combination with p21WAF-1, overexpression may be associated with a less aggressive tumor behavior...
  22. doi Predictors of residual sleepiness in adequately treated obstructive sleep apnoea patients
    I Koutsourelakis
    Center of Sleep Disorders, Medical School of Athens University, Dept of Critical Care and Pulmonary Services, Evangelismos Hospital, Greece
    Eur Respir J 34:687-93. 2009
    ..In conclusion, predictors of residual excessive sleepiness in adequately CPAP-treated OSAS were a history of depression, diabetes and heart disease, and a higher ESS score and lower RDI on initial assessment...
  23. doi Intermittent recruitment with high-frequency oscillation/tracheal gas insufflation in acute respiratory distress syndrome
    S D Mentzelopoulos
    First Dept of Intensive Care Medicine, University of Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Eur Respir J 39:635-47. 2012
    ..3%) out of 61 versus 23 (35.9%) out of 64 subjects; p = 0.004). Intermittent recruitment with HFO-TGI and RMs may improve survival in early/severe ARDS...
  24. ncbi Dry cough and dyspnoea rapidly increasing to respiratory failure in a male smoker
    I Sigala
    Dept of Critical Care and Pulmonary Services, 45 47 Ipsilantou Street, Evangelismos Hospital, GR 10675, Athens, Greece
    Eur Respir J 25:1122-5. 2005
  25. ncbi Effects of rehabilitation on chest wall volume regulation during exercise in COPD patients
    O Georgiadou
    M Simou and G P Livanos Laboratoris, Pulmonary Rehabilitation Centre, Department of Critical Care Medicine and Pulmonary Services, Evangelismos Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Eur Respir J 29:284-91. 2007
    ..The improvement in exercise capacity following rehabilitation is independent of the pattern of exercise-induced dynamic hyperinflation...
  26. pmc cGMP-independent anti-tumour actions of the inhibitor of soluble guanylyl cyclase, ODQ, in prostate cancer cell lines
    G Haramis
    G P Livanos and M Simou Laboratories, Department of Critical Care and Pulmonary Services, Evangelismos Hospital, University of Athens School of Medicine, Athens, Greece
    Br J Pharmacol 155:804-13. 2008
    ..Soluble guanylyl cyclase (sGC) is a receptor for nitric oxide that generates cGMP. This second messenger molecule has established roles in cellular physiology; however, less is known about its effects in tumour cells...
  27. ncbi Breath markers of oxidative stress and airway inflammation in Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis
    C Gratziou
    Asthma and Allergy Center, Pulmonary and Critical Care Department, G P Livanos and M Simos Laboratories, Athens University Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol 21:949-57. 2008
    ..Besides, intranasal steroid treatment may have a regulatory role in the OS...
  28. ncbi Contribution of pain to inspiratory muscle dysfunction after upper abdominal surgery: A randomized controlled trial
    T Vassilakopoulos
    Department of Critical Care and Pulmonary Services, University of Athens Medical School, Evangelismos Hospital, Greece
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 161:1372-5. 2000
    ..MEP showed the same tendency as Psniff, but the observed changes did not reach statistical significance. We conclude that pain contributes to inspiratory muscle dysfunction after upper abdominal surgery...
  29. ncbi Strenuous resistive breathing induces proinflammatory cytokines and stimulates the HPA axis in humans
    T Vassilakopoulos
    Department of Critical Care, University of Athens Medical School, Evangelismos Hospital, GR 10675 Athens, Greece
    Am J Physiol 277:R1013-9. 1999
    ..92, respectively; P < 0.01). Moderate IRB did not produce any change. We conclude that severe IRB produces proinflammatory cytokines and stimulates the HPA axis in humans secondary to the production of cytokines (especially IL-6)...
  30. ncbi Coagulation system and platelets are fully activated in uncomplicated sepsis
    A C Mavrommatis
    Department of Critical Care and Pulmonary Services, University of Athens Medical School, Evangelismos Hospital, Greece
    Crit Care Med 28:451-7. 2000
    ....
  31. doi Secreted phosphoprotein-1 directly provokes vascular leakage to foster malignant pleural effusion
    I Psallidas
    Marianthi Simou Laboratory, 1st Department of Critical Care and Pulmonary Services, Athens Medical School, Evangelismos Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Oncogene 32:528-35. 2013
    ..SPP1 may present an attractive target of therapeutic interventions for patients with MPE...
  32. doi Predisposing factors for critical illness polyneuromyopathy in a multidisciplinary intensive care unit
    S Nanas
    National and Kapodistrian University, Medical School, First Critical Care Department, Evangelismos Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Acta Neurol Scand 118:175-81. 2008
    ..To investigate risk factors of critical illness polyneuromyopathy (CIPM) in a general multidisciplinary intensive care unit (ICU)...
  33. ncbi The effect of hypoxemic reperfusion on cerebral protection after a severe global ischemic brain insult
    E E Douzinas
    Evangelismos Hospital, Department of Critical Care, University of Athens Medical School, Greece
    Intensive Care Med 27:269-75. 2001
    ..We tested whether hypoxemic reperfusion (HR) after global cerebral ischemia would improve neurological recovery...
  34. ncbi Exhaled nitric oxide in seasonal allergic rhinitis: influence of pollen season and therapy
    C Gratziou
    Asthma and Allergy Center, Pulmonary and Critical Care Department, University of Athens Medical School, Evgenidio Hospital, 20 Papadiamantopoulou, 115 28 Ilisia, Athens, Greece
    Clin Exp Allergy 31:409-16. 2001
    ..Thus, exhaled NO may be used as a non-invasive index for early detection of lower airway inflammation and for monitoring the optional treatment in patients with seasonal allergic rhinitis...
  35. ncbi Cough and fever in a female with Crohn's disease receiving infliximab
    G Stratakos
    Department of Critical Care and Pulmonary Services, Evangelismos Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Eur Respir J 26:354-7. 2005
  36. pmc Pulmonary hypertension, interstitial lung fibrosis, and lung iron deposition in thalassaemia major
    E Zakynthinos
    Department of Critical Care and Pulmonary Services, University of Athens Medical School, Evangelismos' Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Thorax 56:737-9. 2001
    ..This presentation suggests that interstitial fibrosis may complicate lung involvement in TM and can significantly contribute to the development of PH...
  37. ncbi Prone position improves expiratory airway mechanics in severe chronic bronchitis
    S D Mentzelopoulos
    University of Athens Medical School, Dept of Intensive Care Medicine, Attikon University Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Eur Respir J 25:259-68. 2005
    ..9+/-4.2 versus 47.9+/-4.0 mL x s(-1)), and shunt fraction (0.16+/-0.03 versus 0.21+/-0.03); benefits were reversed in SRPP. In severe chronic bronchitis, prone positioning reduces airway resistance and dynamic hyperinflation...
  38. ncbi Hypoxaemic reperfusion ameliorates the histopathological changes in the pig brain after a severe global cerebral ischaemic insult
    E E Douzinas
    Department of Critical Care, Evangelismos Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Intensive Care Med 27:905-10. 2001
    ..In the present study, we investigated the effect of hypoxaemic reperfusion on brain histopathological changes...
  39. ncbi Propofol-induced hyperamylasaemia in a general intensive care unit
    S Nanas
    First Critical Care Department, Medical School, National and Kapodistrian University, Evangelismos Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Anaesth Intensive Care 35:920-3. 2007
    ..021). Propofol infusion is associated with biochemical evidence of pancreatic injury. Amylase levels monitoring of propofol-sedated patients is warranted...
  40. ncbi Prolonged oxygen kinetics during early recovery from maximal exercise in adult patients with cystic fibrosis
    E Pouliou
    Adult Cystic Fibrosis Outpatient Clinic, Athens Chest Hospital, Greece
    Chest 119:1073-8. 2001
    ....
  41. ncbi Early recovery of oxygen kinetics after submaximal exercise test predicts functional capacity in patients with chronic heart failure
    S Nanas
    Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Department, National and Kapodestrian University, Papadiamantopoulou 20, Athens 115 28, Greece
    Eur J Heart Fail 3:685-92. 2001
    ..The significance of recovery O2 kinetics parameters in predicting exercise capacity, and the parameters of submaximal exercise testing have not been thoroughly examined...
  42. ncbi Respiratory muscle performance with stretch-shortening cycle manoeuvres: maximal inspiratory pressure-flow curves
    G E Tzelepis
    Department of Pathophysiology and Laiko General Hospital, University of Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Acta Physiol Scand 185:251-6. 2005
    ..To test the hypothesis that the maximal inspiratory muscle (IM) performance, as assessed by the maximal IM pressure-flow relationship, is enhanced with the stretch-shortening cycle (SSC)...
  43. ncbi Reactive oxygen species stimulate VEGF production from C(2)C(12) skeletal myotubes through a PI3K/Akt pathway
    I Kosmidou
    George P. Livanos Laboratory, Critical Care Department and Pulmonary Services, Evangelismos Hospital, University of Athens, Athens 10675, Greece
    Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol 280:L585-92. 2001
    ..We conclude that ROS induce VEGF release from myotubes via a PI3K/Akt-dependent pathway...
  44. ncbi A role for transoesophageal echocardiography in the early diagnosis of catastrophic antiphospholipid syndrome
    E G Zakynthinos
    Department of Critical Care and Pulmonary Services, University of Athens Medical School, Evangelismos Hospital, Athens, Greece
    J Intern Med 248:519-24. 2000
    ..Cerebral and coronary angiograms were negative, suggesting possible microthrombotic occlusive disease in the setting of CAPS...
  45. ncbi Rohrer's constant, K2, as a factor of determining inspiratory resistance of common adult endotracheal tubes
    A G Flevari
    2nd Department of Critical Care Medicine, Attikon Hospital, Medical School, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Anaesth Intensive Care 39:410-7. 2011
    ..00012). Therefore, knowing the performing size of an ETT may help the clinicians identify ETT obstruction and deal with weaning problems...
  46. ncbi Obstructive sleep apnoea and oral breathing in patients free of nasal obstruction
    I Koutsourelakis
    Centre of Sleep Disorders, Medical School of Athens University, Dept of Critical Care and Pulmonary Services, Evangelismos Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Eur Respir J 28:1222-8. 2006
    ..736) and BMI (r2 = 0.036). In conclusion, apnoeics spent more time breathing orally and oro-nasally than simple snorers, and the apnoea/hypopnoea index is a major determinant of the time spent breathing orally and oro-nasally...
  47. pmc Regulation of the expression of soluble guanylyl cyclase by reactive oxygen species
    C Gerassimou
    Department of Critical Care and Pulmonary Services, G P Livanos M Simou Laboratories, University of Athens, Evangelismos Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Br J Pharmacol 150:1084-91. 2007
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate whether reactive oxygen species (ROS) have a direct effect on soluble guanylyl cyclase (sGC) subunit levels and function and to ascertain the mechanism(s) involved...
  48. ncbi Expiratory flow limitation in morbidly obese postoperative mechanically ventilated patients
    A Koutsoukou
    Critical Care Department and Pulmonary Services, Evangelismos General Hospital, University of Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 48:1080-8. 2004
    ....
  49. ncbi The immune response to resistive breathing
    T Vassilakopoulos
    Critical Care Dept, Evangelismos Hospital, 45 47 Ipsilandou Str, GR 10675 Athens, Greece
    Eur Respir J 24:1033-43. 2004
    ....
  50. ncbi Diagnostic and prognostic significance of squamous cell carcinoma antigen in non-small cell lung cancer
    T Vassilakopoulos
    Department of Critical Care and Pulmonary Services, Evangelismos Hospital, University of Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Lung Cancer 32:137-44. 2001
    ..In conclusion, the SCC-Ag serum level has moderate diagnostic role in NSCLC. Both the preoperative SCC-Ag level and its postoperative decrease have prognostic significance, yet inferior to the disease stage and the patient's age...
  51. pmc Does soluble triggering receptor expressed on myeloid cells-1 play any role in the pathogenesis of septic shock?
    C Routsi
    1st Department of Critical Care, University of Athens Medical School, Greece
    Clin Exp Immunol 142:62-7. 2005
    ..Its sustained increase is an indication of poor outcome. The underlined pathophysiological role of sTREM-1 for the transition from sepsis or severe sepsis to septic shock might constitute a novel target for immunomodulatory therapy...
  52. ncbi Acute mediastinitis: spectrum of computed tomography findings
    D N Exarhos
    CT MRI, Evangelismos General Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Eur Radiol 15:1569-74. 2005
    ..For the postoperative patients there is clear time dependence for CT interpretation and accuracy. In patients with suspected ADNM, and traumatic esophageal perforation CT is highly specific early after clinical presentation...
  53. ncbi Pulmonary endothelium in acute lung injury: from basic science to the critically ill
    S E Orfanos
    Department of Critical Care and Pulmonary Medicine, M Simou Laboratory, Medical School, University of Athens, Evangelismos Hospital, 45 47 Ipsilandou St, 10675, Athens, Greece
    Intensive Care Med 30:1702-14. 2004
    ..Noxious agents that affect pulmonary endothelium induce alterations in hemodynamics and hemofluidity, promote interactions with circulating blood cells, and lead to increased vascular permeability and pulmonary edema formation...
  54. ncbi Gender differences on polysomnographic findings in Greek subjects with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome
    E Vagiakis
    Critical Care and Pulmonary Services, Medical School, Sleep Disorders Center, Evangelismos Hospital, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Sleep Med 7:424-30. 2006
    ..We examined polysomnographic differences between Greek men and women with OSAS in order to study the influence of gender on clinical presentation and laboratory findings...
  55. ncbi Protein S-100b serum levels in trauma-induced brain death
    I Dimopoulou
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, Evangelismos Hospital, Medical and Nursing School, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece
    Neurology 60:947-51. 2003
    ....
  56. ncbi Mediastinal mass with Dysphagia in an elderly patient
    A Kotanidou
    Department of Critical Care and Pulmonary Services, Evangelismos Hospital, University of Athens, Ipsilantou 45 47, GR 10675 Athens, Greece
    Infection 31:178-80. 2003
    ..This report describes a patient with dysphagia who appeared to have esophageal tuberculosis without HIV and in the absence of other signs of tuberculosis. The patient responded promptly to treatment with tuberculostatics...
  57. ncbi A painful and swollen right breast in a young male
    G E Kapotsis
    Dept of Critical Care and Pulmonary Services, 45 47 Ipsilantou Street, Evangelismos Hospital, Athens, GR 10675, Greece
    Eur Respir J 24:1066-8. 2004
  58. ncbi Interval training as an alternative modality to continuous exercise in patients with COPD
    I Vogiatzis
    National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Medical School, Dept of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Eugenidion Hospital, Greece
    Eur Respir J 20:12-9. 2002
    ....
  59. ncbi A 35-year-old male with chronic cough
    C Moschos
    Dept of Pulmonary and Critical Care Services, General Hospital Evangelismos, School of Medicine, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, 3 Ploutarhou Str, 10675 Athens, Greece
    Eur Respir J 29:608-11. 2007
  60. ncbi Treatment of respiratory failure: introduction
    M Decramer
    Eur Respir J Suppl 47:1s-2s. 2003