Pavlos Myrianthefs

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology of peripheral vein complications: evaluation of the efficiency of differing methods for the maintenance of catheter patency and thrombophlebitis prevention
    Pavlos Myrianthefs
    Athens University School of Nursing ICU, Department of Infection Control, KAT General Hospital, Athens, Greece
    J Eval Clin Pract 11:85-9. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Effect of different ventilatory strategies on local and systemic cytokine production in intact swine lungs in vivo
    P Myrianthefs
    Athens University School of Nursing, ICU at KAT Hospital, Athens Greece
    Vascul Pharmacol 44:283-9. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Seasonal variation in whole blood cytokine production after LPS stimulation in normal individuals
    Pavlos Myrianthefs
    Athens University School of Nursing, ICU at KAT General Hospital, Nikis 2, 14561 Kifissia, Athens, Greece
    Cytokine 24:286-92. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Nosocomial pneumonia
    Pavlos M Myrianthefs
    Athens University School of Nursing, ICU at KAT Hospital, Kifissia, Greece
    Crit Care Nurs Q 27:241-57. 2004
  5. doi request reprint Effect of exogenous catecholamines on tumor necrosis factor alpha, interleukin-6, interleukin-10 and beta-endorphin levels following severe trauma
    Chrysanthi Batistaki
    2nd Department of Anaesthesiology, University of Athens, School of Medicine, Attikon Hospital, 1 Rimini Str, Chaidari 12462, Athens, Greece
    Vascul Pharmacol 48:85-91. 2008
  6. doi request reprint The effect of physiotherapy-based breathing retraining on asthma control
    Eirini P Grammatopoulou
    Department of Physical Education and Sport Sciences, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    J Asthma 48:593-601. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Near-drowning: clinical course of lung injury in adults
    Leonidas Gregorakos
    Athens University School of Nursing, and Intensive Care Unit, KAT Hospital, Attica, Greece
    Lung 187:93-7. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Antibiotic and O2 omissions and errors in hospitalized patients
    Hero Brokalaki
    National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Faculty of Nursing, Athens, Greece
    J Nurs Care Qual 23:86-91. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of CPR in a general, adult ICU
    Pavlos Myrianthefs
    Athens University School of Nursing ICU at KAT General Hospital, Nikis 2, Kifissia, 14561, Athens, Greece
    Resuscitation 57:43-8. 2003
  10. doi request reprint Spectrum of practice in the diagnosis of nosocomial pneumonia in patients requiring mechanical ventilation in European intensive care units
    Despoina Koulenti
    Critical Care Department, Attikon University Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Crit Care Med 37:2360-8. 2009

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  1. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology of peripheral vein complications: evaluation of the efficiency of differing methods for the maintenance of catheter patency and thrombophlebitis prevention
    Pavlos Myrianthefs
    Athens University School of Nursing ICU, Department of Infection Control, KAT General Hospital, Athens, Greece
    J Eval Clin Pract 11:85-9. 2005
    ..The aim of the study was to investigate the epidemiology of peripheral vein complications and to evaluate three different methods for the maintenance of peripheral vein catheter patency and the prevention of vein thrombophlebitis...
  2. ncbi request reprint Effect of different ventilatory strategies on local and systemic cytokine production in intact swine lungs in vivo
    P Myrianthefs
    Athens University School of Nursing, ICU at KAT Hospital, Athens Greece
    Vascul Pharmacol 44:283-9. 2006
    ..c) There maybe loss of alveolar-to-systemic cytokine compartmentalization...
  3. ncbi request reprint Seasonal variation in whole blood cytokine production after LPS stimulation in normal individuals
    Pavlos Myrianthefs
    Athens University School of Nursing, ICU at KAT General Hospital, Nikis 2, 14561 Kifissia, Athens, Greece
    Cytokine 24:286-92. 2003
    ..However, the effect of dark/light exposure differences on the circadian periodicity in the responsiveness of immune cells during different seasons should be further investigated...
  4. ncbi request reprint Nosocomial pneumonia
    Pavlos M Myrianthefs
    Athens University School of Nursing, ICU at KAT Hospital, Kifissia, Greece
    Crit Care Nurs Q 27:241-57. 2004
    ..Innovative antibiotic strategies, such as antibiotic rotation, to help prevent the emergence of multi-drug-resistant pathogens and improve survival should be considered...
  5. doi request reprint Effect of exogenous catecholamines on tumor necrosis factor alpha, interleukin-6, interleukin-10 and beta-endorphin levels following severe trauma
    Chrysanthi Batistaki
    2nd Department of Anaesthesiology, University of Athens, School of Medicine, Attikon Hospital, 1 Rimini Str, Chaidari 12462, Athens, Greece
    Vascul Pharmacol 48:85-91. 2008
    ..ICU stay was longer for the adrenergic group, while survival after 1 month was significantly lower. Findings support an altered pattern of cytokine release during the early phase after trauma, probably due to catecholamine presence...
  6. doi request reprint The effect of physiotherapy-based breathing retraining on asthma control
    Eirini P Grammatopoulou
    Department of Physical Education and Sport Sciences, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    J Asthma 48:593-601. 2011
    ..The mechanism of the breathing retraining effect on asthma control is not adequately based on evidence...
  7. doi request reprint Near-drowning: clinical course of lung injury in adults
    Leonidas Gregorakos
    Athens University School of Nursing, and Intensive Care Unit, KAT Hospital, Attica, Greece
    Lung 187:93-7. 2009
    ..Our goal was to study the clinical manifestations of near-drowning and the course of respiratory involvement in a retrospective cohort of adult, mostly elderly patients...
  8. doi request reprint Antibiotic and O2 omissions and errors in hospitalized patients
    Hero Brokalaki
    National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Faculty of Nursing, Athens, Greece
    J Nurs Care Qual 23:86-91. 2008
    ..Oxygen errors were significantly higher in the General Hospital. The study confirmed that medication processes should be reevaluated to prevent medication errors, and educational programs and protocols should be used...
  9. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of CPR in a general, adult ICU
    Pavlos Myrianthefs
    Athens University School of Nursing ICU at KAT General Hospital, Nikis 2, Kifissia, 14561, Athens, Greece
    Resuscitation 57:43-8. 2003
    ..To investigate the initial cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) success rate and long term survival in an Intensive care unit (ICU) population...
  10. doi request reprint Spectrum of practice in the diagnosis of nosocomial pneumonia in patients requiring mechanical ventilation in European intensive care units
    Despoina Koulenti
    Critical Care Department, Attikon University Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Crit Care Med 37:2360-8. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to describe the spectrum of actual diagnostic practices in a large sample of European intensive care units...
  11. doi request reprint Rare roentgenologic manifestations of pulmonary edema
    Pavlos Myrianthefs
    Athens University School of Nursing, ICU at Agioi Anargyroi General Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Curr Opin Crit Care 17:449-53. 2011
    ..Until now limited data existed regarding the prevalence, cause, and outcome of patients presenting with cardiogenic UPE. The purpose of this review is to give insights into this rare entity...
  12. ncbi request reprint [Hospital-acquired pneumonia caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus]
    Despoina Koulenti
    Athens University School of Nursing ICU, KAT General Hospital, Atenas, Grecia
    Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin 23:37-45. 2005
    ..Linezolid shows better clinical cure and survival rates, but further studies are needed. As the treatment options for MRSA pneumonia are limited and inadequate, development of more effective drugs is mandatory...
  13. ncbi request reprint Inferior thyroid artery pseudoaneurysm caused by blunt trauma
    Glykeria Petrocheilou
    Department of Radiology, KAT Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Vascular 18:242-5. 2010
    ..We report a case of an ITA pseudoaneurysm caused by seat-belt injury. Imaging findings and successful treatment with coil embolization are described. The role of noninvasive imaging techniques in establishing the diagnosis is emphasized...
  14. doi request reprint Increased blood troponin levels in ICU patients
    Nikolaos Markou
    ICU, Thriasio Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Curr Opin Crit Care 17:454-63. 2011
    ..This article aims to provide information on the significance of troponin elevations in unselected critically ill patients and in patients with sepsis or septic shock...
  15. ncbi request reprint Resolution of Page kidney-related hypertension with medical therapy: a case report
    Pavlos Myrianthefs
    Athens University School of Nursing, Intensive Care Unit at KAT General Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Heart Lung 36:377-9. 2007
    ..Transient hypertension may develop in patients after blunt renal injury as a result of Page phenomenon. Appropriate medical therapy is warranted and may be successful because spontaneous resolution may be delayed or not occur at all...
  16. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of serum procalcitonin and interleukin-6 levels as markers of liver metastasis
    Vassiliki Matzaraki
    Athens University, School of Nursing ICU at KAT Hospital, 20 Velouhiou Str, Aharnes 136 71, Athens, Greece
    Clin Biochem 40:336-42. 2007
    ..Procalcitonin (PCT) and interleukin-6 (IL-6) are established markers of tissue inflammation and injury. The aim of the present study was to investigate the possible correlation of PCT and IL-6 with liver metastasis...
  17. pmc Serum and cerebrospinal fluid concentrations of linezolid in neurosurgical patients
    Pavlos Myrianthefs
    Athens University School of Nursing ICU, Athens, Greece
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 50:3971-6. 2006
    ..These findings suggest that linezolid may achieve adequate concentrations in the CSF of patients requiring antibiotics for the management or prophylaxis of CNS infections caused by gram-positive pathogens...
  18. ncbi request reprint Sleep-disordered breathing in nondialyzed patients with chronic renal failure
    Nikolaos Markou
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, A Fleming General Hospital, 2 Pigis St, 15126, Mellisia, Athens, Greece
    Lung 184:43-9. 2006
    ..The prevalence of SDB and RLS is high in dialysis-independent CRF. SDB weakly correlates with indices of kidney function and this association becomes stronger in nondiabetics...
  19. doi request reprint Validity and reliability evidence of the Asthma Control Test--ACT in Greece
    Eirini P Grammatopoulou
    Department of Physical Education and Sport Sciences, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    J Asthma 48:57-64. 2011
    ..The dimensionality of the Asthma Control Test (ACT) was examined in two counterview studies. Up to now, the ACT has not been validated for the Greek asthma patients...
  20. ncbi request reprint Severity of illness and outcome in adult patients with primary varicella pneumonia
    Leonidas Gregorakos
    Athens University School of Nursing, Intensive Care Unit at Trauma Hospital of Athens, Kifisia, Athens, Greece
    Respiration 69:330-4. 2002
    ..Varicella pneumonia is a serious complication of primary varicella infection in adults that often results in respiratory failure and death...
  21. ncbi request reprint Safety and efficacy of molgramostim as an adjunctive therapy in critically ill patients with severe sepsis
    Pavlos M Myrianthefs
    School of Nursing ICU, KAT Hospital, Athens University, Athens, Greece
    Scand J Infect Dis 35:175-9. 2003
    ..It may also influence TNF-alpha, TNF-RI and TNF-RII serum complex levels. These changes may be attributed to the natural clinical course of sepsis or therapy applied...
  22. ncbi request reprint Respiratory failure: an overview
    Nicolaos K Markou
    Athens University School of Nursing ICU at KAT General Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Crit Care Nurs Q 27:353-79. 2004
    ..Finally treatment options are briefly outlined for both acute and chronic respiratory failure...
  23. pmc Hypocapnic but not metabolic alkalosis impairs alveolar fluid reabsorption
    Pavlos M Myrianthefs
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, 240 East Huron, McGaw 2 2300, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 171:1267-71. 2005
    ..Conceivably, correction of hypocapnic alkalosis in critically ill patients may contribute to the normalization of lung ability to clear edema...
  24. pmc Circulating cytokines and outcome prediction of burned children with concomitant inhalation injury
    Pavlos M Myrianthefs
    Athens University School of Nursing ICU at KAT Hospital, Nikis St, Kifissia, 14561, Greece
    Crit Care 12:155. 2008
    ..This will enable identification of the most suitable, accurate, cheapest, and easiest to use model to predict outcome...
  25. ncbi request reprint Immune status evaluation of patients with chronic heart failure
    Pavlos M Myrianthefs
    Athens University School of Nursing ICU at KAT General Hospital, Kifissia, Athens, Greece
    Cytokine 37:150-4. 2007
    ..They may have increased TNF-alpha and IL-10 production after LPS stimulation of whole blood, which may contribute to a worsening of heart function, more severe disease presentation and a worse outcome during infections...