Maria Riga

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Publications

  1. pmc Inner ear disease and benign paroxysmal positional vertigo: a critical review of incidence, clinical characteristics, and management
    M Riga
    ENT Department, University Hospital of Alexandroupolis, Democritus University of Thrace, Dragana, 68100 Alexandroupolis, Greece
    Int J Otolaryngol 2011:709469. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Apogeotropic variant of lateral semicircular canal benign paroxysmal positional vertigo: is there a correlation between clinical findings, underlying pathophysiologic mechanisms and the effectiveness of repositioning maneuvers?
    Maria Riga
    ENT Clinic, Democritus University of Thrace, Alexandroupolis, Greece
    Otol Neurotol 34:1155-64. 2013
  3. doi request reprint The role of diabetes mellitus in the clinical presentation and prognosis of Bell palsy
    Maria Riga
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University Hospital of Alexandroupolis, Democritus University of Thrace, Greece
    J Am Board Fam Med 25:819-26. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Transtympanic injections of N-acetylcysteine for the prevention of cisplatin-induced ototoxicity: a feasible method with promising efficacy
    Maria G Riga
    Department of ENT, University Hospital of Alexandroupolis, Democritus University of Thrace, Alexandroupolis, Greece
    Am J Clin Oncol 36:1-6. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Increased seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii in a population of patients with Bell's palsy: a sceptical interpretation of the results regarding the pathogenesis of facial nerve palsy
    Maria Riga
    ENT Department, University Hospital of Alexandroupolis, Demokritos University of Thrace, 35 Leoforos Makris, Nea Chili, 68100 Alexandroupolis, Greece
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 268:1087-92. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Aural symptoms in patients with temporomandibular joint disorders: multiple frequency tympanometry provides objective evidence of changes in middle ear impedance
    Maria Riga
    ENT Department, University Hospital of Alexandroupolis, Demokritos University of Thrace, Alexandroupolis, Greece
    Otol Neurotol 31:1359-64. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Screening protocols for the prevention of occupational noise-induced hearing loss: the role of conventional and extended high frequency audiometry may vary according to the years of employment
    Maria Riga
    ENT Department, University Hospital of Alexandroupolis, Demokritos University of Thrace, Thrace, Greece
    Med Sci Monit 16:CR352-6. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Rhinosinusitis in the intensive care unit patients: a review of the possible underlying mechanisms and proposals for the investigation of their potential role in functional treatment interventions
    Maria Riga
    ENT Department University Hospital of Alexadroupolis, 68100 Dragana, Alexandroupolis, Greece
    J Crit Care 25:171.e9-14. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Etiological diagnosis of bilateral, sensorineural hearing impairment in a pediatric Greek population
    M Riga
    ENT Department, P and A Kyriakou Children s Hospital of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 69:449-55. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Long-term effects of chemotherapy for acute lymphoblastic leukemia on the medial olivocochlear bundle: effects of different cumulative doses of gentamicin
    M Riga
    ENT Department, University of Athens, Hippokration Hospital of Athens, 114 Vas Sofias Avenue, GR 11528 Athens, Greece
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 71:1767-73. 2007

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  1. pmc Inner ear disease and benign paroxysmal positional vertigo: a critical review of incidence, clinical characteristics, and management
    M Riga
    ENT Department, University Hospital of Alexandroupolis, Democritus University of Thrace, Dragana, 68100 Alexandroupolis, Greece
    Int J Otolaryngol 2011:709469. 2011
    ..A higher suspicion index for the coexistence of BPPV with other inner ear pathologies, may lead to a more integrated diagnosis and consequently to a more efficient treatment of these patients...
  2. doi request reprint Apogeotropic variant of lateral semicircular canal benign paroxysmal positional vertigo: is there a correlation between clinical findings, underlying pathophysiologic mechanisms and the effectiveness of repositioning maneuvers?
    Maria Riga
    ENT Clinic, Democritus University of Thrace, Alexandroupolis, Greece
    Otol Neurotol 34:1155-64. 2013
    ..This study is an attempt to distinguish the most effective maneuvers for each case, by investigating any correlation, between the clinical findings or the treatment options and the possible location of the displaced debris...
  3. doi request reprint The role of diabetes mellitus in the clinical presentation and prognosis of Bell palsy
    Maria Riga
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University Hospital of Alexandroupolis, Democritus University of Thrace, Greece
    J Am Board Fam Med 25:819-26. 2012
    ..However, the relationship between the frequency, severity, and recovery course of Bell palsy in patients with these pathologies is a matter of controversy...
  4. doi request reprint Transtympanic injections of N-acetylcysteine for the prevention of cisplatin-induced ototoxicity: a feasible method with promising efficacy
    Maria G Riga
    Department of ENT, University Hospital of Alexandroupolis, Democritus University of Thrace, Alexandroupolis, Greece
    Am J Clin Oncol 36:1-6. 2013
    ..N-acetylcysteine is a low-molecular-weight agent which has shown substantial otoprotective activity. The role of transtympanic infusions of N-acetylcysteine was examined in a cohort of patients treated with cisplatin-based regimens...
  5. doi request reprint Increased seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii in a population of patients with Bell's palsy: a sceptical interpretation of the results regarding the pathogenesis of facial nerve palsy
    Maria Riga
    ENT Department, University Hospital of Alexandroupolis, Demokritos University of Thrace, 35 Leoforos Makris, Nea Chili, 68100 Alexandroupolis, Greece
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 268:1087-92. 2011
    ..gondii antibodies was detected in patients with Bell's palsy when compared to healthy controls. The possibility that facial nerve palsy might be a late complication of acquired toxoplasmosis may need to be addressed in further studies...
  6. doi request reprint Aural symptoms in patients with temporomandibular joint disorders: multiple frequency tympanometry provides objective evidence of changes in middle ear impedance
    Maria Riga
    ENT Department, University Hospital of Alexandroupolis, Demokritos University of Thrace, Alexandroupolis, Greece
    Otol Neurotol 31:1359-64. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate patients with TMJ disorders with multiple frequency tympanometry (MFT)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Screening protocols for the prevention of occupational noise-induced hearing loss: the role of conventional and extended high frequency audiometry may vary according to the years of employment
    Maria Riga
    ENT Department, University Hospital of Alexandroupolis, Demokritos University of Thrace, Thrace, Greece
    Med Sci Monit 16:CR352-6. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to detect a potential role of extended high frequency (EHF) audiometry in industrial hearing screening protocols...
  8. doi request reprint Rhinosinusitis in the intensive care unit patients: a review of the possible underlying mechanisms and proposals for the investigation of their potential role in functional treatment interventions
    Maria Riga
    ENT Department University Hospital of Alexadroupolis, 68100 Dragana, Alexandroupolis, Greece
    J Crit Care 25:171.e9-14. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to review the underlying pathogenetic mechanisms and the treatment options that derive from them...
  9. ncbi request reprint Etiological diagnosis of bilateral, sensorineural hearing impairment in a pediatric Greek population
    M Riga
    ENT Department, P and A Kyriakou Children s Hospital of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 69:449-55. 2005
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Long-term effects of chemotherapy for acute lymphoblastic leukemia on the medial olivocochlear bundle: effects of different cumulative doses of gentamicin
    M Riga
    ENT Department, University of Athens, Hippokration Hospital of Athens, 114 Vas Sofias Avenue, GR 11528 Athens, Greece
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 71:1767-73. 2007
    ..This study investigates whether this combination has any long-term side effects on the medial olivocochlear bundle (MOCB)...
  11. ncbi request reprint Neurotoxicity of BFM-95 on the medial olivocochlear bundle assessed by means of contralateral suppression of 2f1-f2 distortion product otoacoustic emissions
    Maria Riga
    ENT Department, University Hospital of Patras, Patras, Greece
    Otol Neurotol 28:208-12. 2007
    ..The distortion product otoacoustic emissions (DPOAEs) and their suppression by means of contralateral application of white noise were used for assessing the function of OHCs and the MOCB, respectively...
  12. ncbi request reprint The effect of treatment with vincristine on transient evoked and distortion product otoacoustic emissions
    M Riga
    ENT Department, University Hospital of Patras, Greece
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 70:1003-8. 2006
    ..The present study was directed at determining whether vincristine treatment interferes with outer hair cell function in the absence of measurable changes in pure tone audiometry...
  13. ncbi request reprint Neurotoxicity of vincristine on the medial olivocochlear bundle
    M Riga
    ENT Department, P and A Kyriakou Children s Hospital of Athens, Greece
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 71:63-9. 2007
    ..This prospective study was directed at determining whether vincristine treatment interferes with the function of the medial olivocochlear bundle...
  14. doi request reprint Immunohistological study of wound healing after submucosal radiofrequency tissue ablation of inferior nasal turbinate in a sheep model
    Haralampos Gouveris
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, School of Medicine, Democritus University of Thrace, Alexandroupolis, Greece
    Am J Rhinol Allergy 25:131-6. 2011
    ..This study was designed to examine tissue expression of fibronectin, collagen III, CD68, and matrix metalloproteinase (MMP) 9 in the INT (ventral) after RTA in sheep...
  15. ncbi request reprint Improvement of olfaction after endoscopic sinus surgery in smokers and nonsmokers
    Vassilios Danielides
    Department of Otolaryngology, Medical School, Democritus University of Thrace, Alexandroupolis, Greece
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 118:13-20. 2009
    ..We also studied the predictive value of smoking for the recovery of the olfactory function in these patients...
  16. doi request reprint Allergic rhinitis and aspirin-exacerbated respiratory disease as predictors of the olfactory outcome after endoscopic sinus surgery
    Michael Katotomichelakis
    Ear, Nose, and Throat Department, E Dynan General Hospital of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Am J Rhinol Allergy 23:348-53. 2009
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Chronic pharyngitis is associated with severe acidic laryngopharyngeal reflux in patients with Reinke's edema
    Nikolaos Kamargiannis
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, School of Medicine, Democritus University of Thrace, Alexandroupolis, Greece
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 120:722-6. 2011
    ..We evaluated the association between pathological acidic laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR) events and chronic pharyngitis in patients with Reinke's edema...
  18. ncbi request reprint Influence of smoking on developing cochlea. Does smoking during pregnancy affect the amplitudes of transient evoked otoacoustic emissions in newborns?
    Stavros Korres
    ENT Department of Athens National University, Hippokration Hospital, 114 Vas Sofias Av, GR 11528 Athens, Greece
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 71:781-6. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the effects of maternal smoking on transient evoked otoacoustic emissions (TEOAEs) of healthy neonates...
  19. ncbi request reprint Tinnitus Retraining Therapy (TRT): outcomes after one-year treatment
    Stavros Korres
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Athens, Hippokration Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Int Tinnitus J 16:55-9. 2010
    ..Our data suggest that TRT is an effective treatment. It reduces the level of annoyance induced by tinnitus and improves the ability of patients to work, sleep, relax or be concentrated...
  20. doi request reprint Canalithiasis of the anterior semicircular canal (ASC): treatment options based on the possible underlying pathogenetic mechanisms
    Stavros Korres
    ENT Department, Hippokration Hospital, University of Athens, Greece
    Int J Audiol 49:606-12. 2010
    ..The results of this analysis stimulate further investigation, since they probably imply that repositioning manoeuvres might vary in their effectiveness when applied to different clinical subgroups of ASC BPPV...
  21. doi request reprint Inferior nasal turbinate wound healing after submucosal radiofrequency tissue ablation and monopolar electrocautery: histologic study in a sheep model
    Haralampos Gouveris
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, School of Medicine, Democritus University of Thrace, Alexandroupolis, Greece
    Laryngoscope 120:1453-9. 2010
    ..To study differences in inferior nasal turbinate (INT) mucosal and submucosal wound-healing histology after radiofrequency tissue ablation (RTA) and monopolar electrocautery (MEC)...
  22. ncbi request reprint Prevention of 5-fluorouracil-related stomatitis by oral cryotherapy: a randomized controlled study
    E Papadeas
    ENT Department, University Hospital of Patras, 26500 Rio Patras, Greece
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 11:60-5. 2007
    ....
  23. pmc Vestibular evoked myogenic potentials in patients with BPPV
    Stavros Korres
    ENT Department, Hippokration Hospital of Athens, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Med Sci Monit 17:CR42-47. 2011
    ..The aim of the study is to find possible alterations in Vestibular Evoked Myogenic Potentials (VEMP) recordings in BPPV patients, because the saccule is part of the VEMP pathway...
  24. ncbi request reprint A clinical study of the efferent auditory system in patients with normal hearing who have acute tinnitus
    Maria Riga
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University of Patras, Greece
    Otol Neurotol 28:185-90. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the potential contribution of a defective cochlear efferent innervation to the onset of tinnitus in patients with normal hearing...
  25. ncbi request reprint Relative diagnostic importance of electronystagmography and magnetic resonance imaging in vestibular disorders
    S Korres
    ENT Department, Hippokration Hospital, University of Athens, Greece
    J Laryngol Otol 123:851-6. 2009
    ..e. peripheral or central)...
  26. ncbi request reprint Transient infantile auditory neuropathy and its clinical implications
    Ioannis Psarommatis
    ENT Department, P and A Kyriakou, Childrens Hospital of Athens, Thivon and Levadia St, 11527 Goudi, Athens, Greece
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 70:1629-37. 2006
    ..This study is aimed at presenting a particular characteristic of the disease, namely its potential transient behaviour, observed in a group of high risk neonates suffering from AN. The ensuing clinical implications are underlined...
  27. doi request reprint The influence of laryngopharyngeal reflux in the healing of laryngeal trauma
    Ilias Kantas
    ENT Department, G Genimmatas General Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 266:253-9. 2009
    ..Surgical outcome is superior in patients with LPR with preoperative and postoperative anti-reflux treatment...
  28. doi request reprint Skin prick test reactivity to common aeroallergens and ARIA classification of allergic rhinitis in patients of Central Greece
    K K Anastassakis
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, G Gennimatas General Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 267:77-85. 2010
    ..Both classifications had approximately equal diagnostic value in our study besides the fact that ARIA subdivision is considered superior in determining treatment...
  29. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of prognostic factors for olfaction in nasal polyposis treated by endoscopic sinus surgery
    Vassilios Danielides
    Department of Otolaryngology, Medical School, Democritus University of Thrace, Alexandroupolis, Greece
    Rhinology 47:172-80. 2009
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Lemierre's syndrome associated with consumption coagulopathy and acute renal failure: a case report
    S Georgopoulos
    ENT Department, Elpis General Hospital, Athens, Greece
    J Laryngol Otol 122:527-30. 2008
    ..Respiratory deficiency and renal impairment are often reported in patients suffering from Lemierre's syndrome...
  31. ncbi request reprint Comparison of clinical and histopathological evaluation of tonsils in pediatric and adult patients
    S Papouliakos
    Department of Otolaryngology, Hippokration Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 266:1309-13. 2009
    ..A protocol based on proposed risk factors which may be predictive of possible malignancy can be used as a guide to intraoperative histology...
  32. doi request reprint Semicircular canal versus otolithic involvement in idiopathic sudden hearing loss
    G Stamatiou
    ENT Department, Hippokration Athens Hospital, University of Athens, Greece
    J Laryngol Otol 123:1325-30. 2009
    ....