Affiliation: University of Athens
- Aseptic meningitis in children: analysis of 506 casesAthanasios G Michos
First Department of Pediatrics, Aghia Sophia Children s Hospital, Athens University, Athens, Greece
PLoS ONE 2:e674. 2007..Non-polio human enteroviruses are the leading cause of aseptic meningitis in children. The role of enterovirus PCR for diagnosis and management of aseptic meningitis has not been fully explored...
- Risk factors for nasopharyngeal carriage of drug-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae: data from a nation-wide surveillance study in GreeceIoannis Katsarolis
4th Dept of Internal Medicine, Athens Medical School, Attikon University General Hospital, Athens, Greece
BMC Infect Dis 9:120. 2009....
- Mother to child transmission of hepatitis C virus: rate of infection and risk factorsVassiliki Syriopoulou
First Department of Paediatrics, Aghia Sophia Children s Hospital, Athens, Greece
Scand J Infect Dis 37:350-3. 2005..Mother-to-child transmission of hepatitis C virus is uncommon and restricted to infants born to HCV viraemic mothers. Active drug use and HIV coinfection increase the risk for HCV vertical transmission...
- Salmonella bacteraemia in a tertiary children's hospitalVassiliki Papaevangelou
First Department of Paediatrics, Athens University Aghia Sophia Children s Hospital, Athens, Greece
Scand J Infect Dis 36:547-51. 2004..05). Four children developed complications and 1 died. Although the incidence of S. typhi bacteraemia is decreasing, the non-typhi species continue to cause significant morbidity in our geographical region...
- Varicella-related complications and hospitalisations in a tertiary pediatric medical center before vaccine introductionMaria Theodoridou
First Department of Paediatrics, Aghia Sophia Children s Hospital, Thivon and Levadias Str, 11527, Athens, Greece
Eur J Pediatr 165:273-4. 2006
- Evaluation of potential medical and economic benefits of universal rotavirus vaccination in GreeceVassiliki Syriopoulou
First Department of Pediatrics, Athens University, Aghia Sophia Children s Hospital, Greece
Acta Paediatr 100:732-9. 2011..To evaluate the potential benefits of introducing universal rotavirus (RV) vaccination in Greece...
- Pertussis seroprevalence in different age groups in GreeceIoanna D Pavlopoulou
First Department of Paediatrics, Athens University, Athens, Greece
Scand J Infect Dis 39:14-8. 2007..These findings may have important implications in optimizing vaccination policies...
- Favorable outcome of Ewing sarcoma family tumors to multiagent intensive preoperative chemotherapy: a single institution experienceMaria Moschovi
Hematology Oncology Unit, First Department of Pediatrics of Athens University, Greece
J Surg Oncol 89:239-43. 2005..Aim of our study was to evaluate the efficacy of multiagent intensive preoperative chemotherapy in patients with Ewing sarcoma family tumors (ESFT), in order to succeed a better percentage of necrosis before surgical resection...
- Could intensified treatment in childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia improve outcome independently of risk factors?Fotini Tzortzatou-Stathopoulou
Hematology Oncology Unit, First Department of Pediatrics, University of Athens, Aghia Sophia Children s Hospital, Athens, Greece
Eur J Haematol 75:361-9. 2005..In an attempt to improve survival, by minimizing treatment toxicity and relapse rate, different therapeutic protocols were used every 3 yr in our Unit...
- Serotype distribution and antimicrobial susceptibility of Streptococcus pneumoniae causing invasive infections and acute otitis media in childrenNikolaos P Zissis
Medical Department, Wyeth Hellas, Athens, Greece
Eur J Pediatr 163:364-8. 2004..Significant resistance was also noted to erythromycin; 38.5% of IPD and 48.7% of AOM isolates were resistant. Multidrug resistance was observed in one IPD and in eight AOM isolates...
- Congenital tuberculosis: a case reportPolyxeni Nicolaidou
Athens University Medical School, Athens, Greece
Clin Pediatr (Phila) 44:451-3. 2005
- Human papillomavirus (HPV) genotyping of cutaneous warts in Greek childrenMaria Giannaki
First Department of Pediatrics, Athens Medical School, Aghia Sophia Children s Hospital, Athens, Greece
Pediatr Dermatol 30:730-5. 2013..It seems that the newly introduced Luminex assay maximized the discrimination of genotypes even in the case of multiple HPV infections. Or findings also suggest the presence of high-risk HPV types in cutaneous warts. ..
- Structures, locations, and transfer frequencies of genetic elements conferring high-level gentamicin resistance in Enterococcus faecalis isolates in GreeceGeorge L Daikos
First Department of Propaedeutic Medicine, Athens University, Athens, Greece
Antimicrob Agents Chemother 47:3950-3. 2003..There was a strong association between gentamicin resistance and the aac(6')-aph(2") gene carried on IS256-based elements with different structures, locations, and transfer characteristics...
- Teeth and tongue discoloration after linezolid treatment in childrenTheoni Petropoulou
From the First Department of Pediatrics, University of Athens, Aghia Sophia Children s Hospital, Athens, Greece
Pediatr Infect Dis J 32:1284-5. 2013..Teeth and tongue discoloration was reversible with dental cleaning after discontinuation of linezolid. We review the published pediatric and adult cases regarding teeth and tongue discoloration after linezolid administration. ..
- Effects of anticonvulsant therapy on vitamin D status in children: prospective monitoring studyPolyxeni Nicolaidou
Third Pediatric Department, Athens University, Athens, Greece
J Child Neurol 21:205-9. 2006..Evidence is provided that carbamazepine or sodium valproate can cause hypovitaminosis D in children...
- Frequency, clinical characteristics, and genotype distribution of rotavirus gastroenteritis in Greece (2007-2008)Dimitra Koukou
First Department of Pediatrics, Athens University, Aghia Sophia Children s Hospital, Athens, Greece
J Med Virol 83:165-9. 2011..In conclusion, rotavirus is a frequent cause of acute gastroenteritis in Greece. The genotypes circulating are similar with those of other European countries...
- Two doses of a lipid formulation of amphotericin B for the treatment of Mediterranean visceral leishmaniasisVassiliki Syriopoulou
First Department of Pediatrics, Aghia Sophia Children s Hospital, Athens 11527, Greece
Clin Infect Dis 36:560-6. 2003..Two doses of L-AmB, 10 mg/kg each, is cost-effective therapy for Mediterranean VL in children...
- Intrafamilial spread of Helicobacter pylori infection in GreeceEleftheria Roma
First Department of Pediatrics University of Athens, Athens, Greece
J Clin Gastroenterol 43:711-5. 2009..To find out the role of family members in the Helicobacter pylori infection in childhood by investigating the incidence of infection within families of H. pylori-infected children...
- Sustained response to interferon alpha-2a in thalassemic patients with chronic hepatitis C. A prospective 8-year follow-up studyVassiliki Syriopoulou
Haematologica 90:129-31. 2005..Interferon induced sustained virologic and biochemical response in 45% of participants and histologic improvement in 50% of patients who had paired liver biopsies. Splenectomy was the only independent predictor of an unfavorable outcome...
- Successful antimicrobial chemotherapy for nocardia asteroides prosthetic valve endocarditisGeorge L Daikos
Am J Med 115:330-2. 2003