Experts and Doctors on differential diagnosis in Ioánnina, Epirus, Greece


Locale: Ioánnina, Epirus, Greece
Topic: differential diagnosis

Top Publications

  1. Karagiorga G, Nakos G, Galiatsou E, Lekka M. Biochemical parameters of bronchoalveolar lavage fluid in fat embolism. Intensive Care Med. 2006;32:116-23 pubmed
    ..Phospholipase A(2) may be involved in the development, and PAF-acetylhydrolase in the downregulation of inflammation in FES. ..
  2. Kontogeorgakos V, Xenakis T, Papachristou D, Korompilias A, Kanellopoulos A, Beris A, et al. Cortical desmoid and the four clinical scenarios. Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2009;129:779-85 pubmed publisher
    ..Exact diagnosis is important in order to avoid unnecessary biopsy and complicated therapeutic strategies. ..
  3. Siomou E, Serbis A, Salakos C, Papadopoulou F, Stefanidis C, Siamopoulou A. Masked severe stenosing ureteritis: a rare complication of Henoch-Schönlein purpura. Pediatr Nephrol. 2008;23:821-5 pubmed publisher
  4. Polyzoidis K, Miliaras G, Pavlidis N. Brain metastasis of unknown primary: a diagnostic and therapeutic dilemma. Cancer Treat Rev. 2005;31:247-55 pubmed
    ..By reviewing the literature we are presenting the epidemiology, clinical presentation, diagnostic workup and treatment plan for this group of patients. ..
  5. Korompilias A, Karantanas A, Lykissas M, Beris A. Transient osteoporosis. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2008;16:480-9 pubmed
    ..However, early differential diagnosis and surgical treatment are crucial for the patient with osteonecrosis of the hip or knee. ..
  6. Zagorianakou N, Stefanou D, Makrydimas G, Zagorianakou P, Briasoulis E, Karavasilis V, et al. Clinicopathological study of metallothionein immunohistochemical expression, in benign, borderline and malignant ovarian epithelial tumors. Histol Histopathol. 2006;21:341-7 pubmed publisher
    ..MT constitutes a marker that characterizes aggressiveness and a high malignant potential in ovarian epithelial tumors. In diagnostic problems MT may help distinguish between benign, borderline and malignant tumors. ..
  7. Alexiou G, Zigouris A, Pahaturidis D, Goussia A, Tsiouris S, Fotopoulos A, et al. Olfactory colloid cyst. Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2007;109:902-4 pubmed
    ..Colloid cysts should be included in the differential diagnosis of lesions in the anterior fossa and although benign they may have an aggressive presentation by eroding the dura and producing CSF leak...
  8. Pavlidis N, Fizazi K. Carcinoma of unknown primary (CUP). Crit Rev Oncol Hematol. 2009;69:271-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Patients who belong to the non-favourable sub-sets have a worse prognosis...
  9. Alexiou G, Tsiouris S, Voulgaris S, Doukas M, Goussia A, Kyritsis A, et al. Brain scintigraphy with 99mTc-tetrofosmin for the differential diagnosis of a posterior fossa tumor. Hell J Nucl Med. 2008;11:114-7 pubmed
    ..The patient underwent surgery and haemangioblastoma was confirmed by histology. Differential diagnosis is discussed. (99m)Tc-tetrofosmin scintiscan contributed to diagnostic information...

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  1. Korompilias A, Karantanas A, Lykissas M, Beris A. Bone marrow edema syndrome. Skeletal Radiol. 2009;38:425-36 pubmed publisher
    ..Clinical entities, such as TOH, RMO, and RSD are spontaneously resolving, and surgical treatment is not needed. On the other hand, early differential diagnosis and surgical treatment in case of osteonecrosis is of crucial importance. ..
  2. Boumba V, Mitselou A, Vougiouklakis T. Fatal poisoning from ingestion of Datura stramonium seeds. Vet Hum Toxicol. 2004;46:81-2 pubmed
    ..1 and 0.2 microg/mL, respectively; in urine only hyoscyamine at 14.2 microg/mL was found. This fatality presents the highest blood concentrations ever reported and confirms that death was due to Datura Stramonium seed ingestion...
  3. Pappas Gogos G, Karfis E, Kakadellis J, Tsimoyiannis E. Intrathoracic cancer of the splenic flexure. Hernia. 2007;11:257-9 pubmed
    ..We emphasize the importance of making a prompt diagnosis in order to avoid further morbidity and mortality in this rare clinical entity...
  4. Voulgaris S, Partheni M, Tzortzidis F, Ravazoula P, Pessach I, Papadakis N, et al. Suprasellar and intrasellar paragangliomas. Clin Neuropathol. 2006;25:221-6 pubmed
    ..The clinical management, the possible pathogenesis of the tumor, the importance of immunohistochemistry in making the diagnosis and the clinical outcome of these patients are discussed. ..
  5. Kalambokis G, Economou G, Kamina S, Papachristou D, Bai M, Tsianos E. Multiple brown tumors of the ribs simulating malignancy. J Endocrinol Invest. 2005;28:738-40 pubmed
    ..However, histological and laboratory data were consistent with the development of brown tumors of the ribs due to underlying severe hyperparathyroidism...
  6. Asproudis I, Nikas A, Psilas K. Paraneoplastic optic neuropathy in a patient with a non-small cell lung carcinoma: a case report. Eur J Ophthalmol. 2005;15:420-3 pubmed
    ..To report a case and describe the clinical approach to a patient with a non-small cell lung carcinoma and paraneoplastic optic neuropathy...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. Mavrodontidis A, Zalavras C, Papadonikolakis A, Soucacos P. Bilateral absence of the patella in nail-patella syndrome: delayed presentation with anterior knee instability. Arthroscopy. 2004;20:e89-93 pubmed
    ..It should be noted that anterior instability has been described after patellectomy and could be attributed to complete absence of the patella, which is rare in NPS...