Athina C Tsili


Affiliation: University of Athens
Country: Greece


  1. Tsili A, Sofikitis N, Stiliara E, Argyropoulou M. MRI of testicular malignancies. Abdom Radiol (NY). 2018;: pubmed publisher
    ..Preliminary observations on diffusion tensor imaging, magnetization transfer imaging, and proton MR spectroscopy bring about new data in the understanding of testicular microstructure and pathophysiology. ..
  2. Tsili A, Dalkalitsis N, Paraskevaidis E, Tsampoulas K. Multi-detector CT features of benign adnexal lesions. Acad Radiol. 2010;17:31-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Fibrous tissue had a 50 HU CT density in patients with fibromas or fibrothecomas. MDCT may provide accurate diagnostic information about the benign nature of adnexal lesions. ..
  3. Tsili A, Sylakos A, Ntorkou A, Stavrou S, Astrakas L, Sofikitis N, et al. Apparent diffusion coefficient values and dynamic contrast enhancement patterns in differentiating seminomas from nonseminomatous testicular neoplasms. Eur J Radiol. 2015;84:1219-26 pubmed publisher
    ..No differences between the two groups were observed for peak enhancement (P=0.18), time to peak (P=0.63) wash-in rate (P=0.32) and wash-out rate (P=0.18). ADC values may be used to preoperatively differentiate seminomas from NSGCTs. ..
  4. Tsili A, Argyropoulou M, Astrakas L, Ntoulia E, Giannakis D, Sofikitis N, et al. Dynamic contrast-enhanced subtraction MRI for characterizing intratesticular mass lesions. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2013;200:578-85 pubmed publisher
    ..001). Dynamic contrast-enhanced MRI may be used to distinguish between benign and malignant intratesticular mass lesions. ..
  5. Tsili A, Ntorkou A, Baltogiannis D, Goussia A, Astrakas L, Malamou Mitsi V, et al. The role of apparent diffusion coefficient values in detecting testicular intraepithelial neoplasia: preliminary results. Eur J Radiol. 2015;84:828-33 pubmed publisher
    ..001), groups 2 and 1 (P<0.001), but not between groups 3 and 1 (P=0.87). Based on our preliminary results, ADC values do not provide a reliable differentiation between TIN and testicular carcinoma or normal testicular parenchyma. ..
  6. Tsili A, Ntorkou A, Baltogiannis D, Sylakos A, Stavrou S, Astrakas L, et al. Magnetization transfer imaging of normal and abnormal testis: preliminary results. Eur Radiol. 2016;26:613-21 pubmed publisher
    ..MTR might be helpful in the diagnostic work-up of testicular lesions. MTR of normal testes shows age-related changes. Testicular carcinomas have high MTR values. MTR may be useful in the diagnostic work-up of testicular lesions. ..
  7. Tsili A, Astrakas L, Ntorkou A, Giannakis D, Stavrou S, Maliakas V, et al. MR Spectra of Normal Adult Testes and Variations with Age: Preliminary Observations. Eur Radiol. 2016;26:2261-7 pubmed publisher
    ..1H-MR spectra of a normal testis showed several metabolite peaks. • Most prominent peaks were Cho, Cr, mI, and lipids. • A decrease of Cho, mI, and LM13 was seen with advancing age. ..
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    Tsili A, Tsampoulas C, Giannakopoulos X, Stefanou D, Alamanos Y, Sofikitis N, et al. MRI in the histologic characterization of testicular neoplasms. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2007;189:W331-7 pubmed
    ..Our study shows that MRI provides a credible preoperative differentiation of seminomatous from nonseminomatous testicular tumors, with excellent interobserver agreement. ..
  9. Tsili A, Tsampoulas C, Argyropoulou M, Navrozoglou I, Alamanos Y, Paraskevaidis E, et al. Comparative evaluation of multidetector CT and MR imaging in the differentiation of adnexal masses. Eur Radiol. 2008;18:1049-57 pubmed publisher
    ..Although MRI performed slightly better, this did not reach statistical significance. In conclusion, both MDCT on a 16-row CT scanner and MR imaging demonstrated satisfactory results in the characterization of ovarian masses...

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  1. Tsili A, Tsampoulas C, Charisiadi A, Kalef Ezra J, Dousias V, Paraskevaidis E, et al. Adnexal masses: accuracy of detection and differentiation with multidetector computed tomography. Gynecol Oncol. 2008;110:22-31 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of our study was to evaluate the accuracy of multidetector computed tomography (MDCT) on a 16-row CT scanner in the detection and differentiation of adnexal masses...
  2. Tsili A, Tsampoulas C, Giannakis D, Papastefanaki M, Tsiriopoulos I, Sofikitis N, et al. Case report. Tuberculous epididymo-orchitis: MRI findings. Br J Radiol. 2008;81:e166-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Urine cultures obtained from a percutaneous left nephrostomy were positive for tuberculous bacilli, and the patient was placed on anti-tuberculous treatment...
  3. Tsili A, Argyropoulou M, Giannakis D, Sofikitis N, Tsampoulas K. MRI in the characterization and local staging of testicular neoplasms. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2010;194:682-9 pubmed publisher
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the role of MRI in the preoperative characterization and local staging of testicular neoplasms...
  4. Tsili A, Argyropoulou M, Giannakis D, Tsampalas S, Sofikitis N, Tsampoulas K. Diffusion-weighted MR imaging of normal and abnormal scrotum: preliminary results. Asian J Androl. 2012;14:649-54 pubmed publisher
    ..Our findings suggest that DW MR imaging and ADC values may provide valuable information in the diagnosis and characterization of scrotal diseases...
  5. Tsili A, Ntorkou A, Astrakas L, Xydis V, Tsampalas S, Sofikitis N, et al. Diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging in the characterization of testicular germ cell neoplasms: Effect of ROI methods on apparent diffusion coefficient values and interobserver variability. Eur J Radiol. 2017;89:1-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Multiple, small round ROIs and round ROI proved the more accurate methods for ADC measurement in the characterization of TGCNs and in the differentiation between seminomas and NSGCNs, respectively. ..
  6. Tsili A, Bertolotto M, Turgut A, Dogra V, Freeman S, Rocher L, et al. MRI of the scrotum: Recommendations of the ESUR Scrotal and Penile Imaging Working Group. Eur Radiol. 2018;28:31-43 pubmed publisher
    ..Imaging acquisition protocols and clinical indications are provided. • MRI is becoming established as a worthwhile second-line diagnostic tool for scrotal pathology. ..
  7. Tsili A, Ntorkou A, Astrakas L, Boukali E, Giannakis D, Maliakas V, et al. Magnetic resonance diffusion tensor imaging of the testis: Preliminary observations. Eur J Radiol. 2017;95:265-270 pubmed publisher
    ..Both ADC and FA significantly differ between testicular lesions and normal testis, although FA did not show an incremental diagnostic value compared to ADC in lesion differentiation. ..