University of Athens

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Organization: University of Athens
Country: Greece

Top Publications

  1. doi Risk factors for, and reversibility of, peripheral neuropathy associated with bortezomib-melphalan-prednisone in newly diagnosed patients with multiple myeloma: subanalysis of the phase 3 VISTA study
    Meletios A Dimopoulos
    School of Medicine, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Haematol 86:23-31. 2011
  2. ncbi The effects of medications used for the management of dyslipidemia on postprandial lipemia
    N Tentolouris
    1st Department of Propaedeutic Medicine, Athens University Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Curr Med Chem 16:203-17. 2009
  3. ncbi H-ras and c-fos exhibit similar expression patterns during most stages of oral oncogenesis
    Eleftherios Vairaktaris
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Athens Medical School, Vas Sofias 93 and Dim Soutsou 1, Athens 11521, Greece
    In Vivo 22:621-8. 2008
  4. pmc Sister Mary Joseph's nodule: Three case reports
    Andreas Larentzakis
    1st Department of Propaedeutic Surgery, Hippokrateion General Hospital, Athens Medical School, University of Athens, Q, Sofias 114 av, 11527, Athens, Greece
    Cases J 1:182. 2008
  5. doi Association of thyroid disease and thyroid autoimmunity with multiple myeloma risk: a case-control study
    Maria Dalamaga
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Medical School, University of Athens, Attikon General University Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Leuk Lymphoma 49:1545-52. 2008
  6. pmc Pseudohyperkalemia in serum: a new insight into an old phenomenon
    Nikolaos Sevastos
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, National University of Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Clin Med Res 6:30-2. 2008
  7. doi Off-line HPLC method combined to LC-MS for the determination of sildenafil and its active metabolite in post-mortem human blood according to confirmation criteria
    Constantinos Pistos
    University of Athens, Medical School, Laboratory of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, 75M Asias Str, Goudi 11527, Athens, Greece
    Forensic Sci Int 178:192-8. 2008
  8. ncbi Plasma glutamate and glycine levels in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
    Elisabeth Andreadou
    Department of Neurology, Athens National University, Aeginition Hospital, Athens, Greece
    In Vivo 22:137-41. 2008
  9. doi Topoisomerase IIalpha expression as an independent prognostic factor in Hodgkin's lymphoma
    Ipatia A Doussis-Anagnostopoulou
    Laboratory of Histology and Embryology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Clin Cancer Res 14:1759-66. 2008
  10. doi Gene expression polymorphisms of interleukins-1 beta, -4, -6, -8, -10, and tumor necrosis factors-alpha, -beta: regression analysis of their effect upon oral squamous cell carcinoma
    Eleftherios Vairaktaris
    Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Athens Medical School, Attikon Hospital, Rimini 1, 12462, Athens, Greece
    J Cancer Res Clin Oncol 134:821-32. 2008

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  1. doi Risk factors for, and reversibility of, peripheral neuropathy associated with bortezomib-melphalan-prednisone in newly diagnosed patients with multiple myeloma: subanalysis of the phase 3 VISTA study
    Meletios A Dimopoulos
    School of Medicine, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Haematol 86:23-31. 2011
    ....
  2. ncbi The effects of medications used for the management of dyslipidemia on postprandial lipemia
    N Tentolouris
    1st Department of Propaedeutic Medicine, Athens University Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Curr Med Chem 16:203-17. 2009
    ..Besides, fibrates are particularly potent drugs in the reduction of postprandial lipemia; they decrease the production or triglyceride-rich lipoproteins and increase their clearance by enhancing the activity of lipoprotein lipase...
  3. ncbi H-ras and c-fos exhibit similar expression patterns during most stages of oral oncogenesis
    Eleftherios Vairaktaris
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Athens Medical School, Vas Sofias 93 and Dim Soutsou 1, Athens 11521, Greece
    In Vivo 22:621-8. 2008
    ..The present study used an animal model for the simultaneous investigation of H-Ras and c-Fos expression in sequential stages of oral oncogenesis...
  4. pmc Sister Mary Joseph's nodule: Three case reports
    Andreas Larentzakis
    1st Department of Propaedeutic Surgery, Hippokrateion General Hospital, Athens Medical School, University of Athens, Q, Sofias 114 av, 11527, Athens, Greece
    Cases J 1:182. 2008
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  5. doi Association of thyroid disease and thyroid autoimmunity with multiple myeloma risk: a case-control study
    Maria Dalamaga
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Medical School, University of Athens, Attikon General University Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Leuk Lymphoma 49:1545-52. 2008
    ..23, 95% CI: 1.25-8.31). Further studies are needed to explore underlying mechanisms associating thyroid autoimmunity with plasma cell transformation...
  6. pmc Pseudohyperkalemia in serum: a new insight into an old phenomenon
    Nikolaos Sevastos
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, National University of Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Clin Med Res 6:30-2. 2008
    ..However, pseudohyperkalemia may be "masked" when in a state of hypokalemia because potassium moves back into the intracellular space in vitro, and the phenomenon is ameliorated or even not detected...
  7. doi Off-line HPLC method combined to LC-MS for the determination of sildenafil and its active metabolite in post-mortem human blood according to confirmation criteria
    Constantinos Pistos
    University of Athens, Medical School, Laboratory of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, 75M Asias Str, Goudi 11527, Athens, Greece
    Forensic Sci Int 178:192-8. 2008
    ..The method is proposed as supplementary to LC-MS when inadequate mass fragmentation does not provide information appropriate to meet confirmation criteria...
  8. ncbi Plasma glutamate and glycine levels in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
    Elisabeth Andreadou
    Department of Neurology, Athens National University, Aeginition Hospital, Athens, Greece
    In Vivo 22:137-41. 2008
    ..The above results are compatible with the "glutamate hypothesis" of ALS and suggest that the spinal and bulbar-onset subtypes of the disease may be biochemically different...
  9. doi Topoisomerase IIalpha expression as an independent prognostic factor in Hodgkin's lymphoma
    Ipatia A Doussis-Anagnostopoulou
    Laboratory of Histology and Embryology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Clin Cancer Res 14:1759-66. 2008
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  10. doi Gene expression polymorphisms of interleukins-1 beta, -4, -6, -8, -10, and tumor necrosis factors-alpha, -beta: regression analysis of their effect upon oral squamous cell carcinoma
    Eleftherios Vairaktaris
    Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Athens Medical School, Attikon Hospital, Rimini 1, 12462, Athens, Greece
    J Cancer Res Clin Oncol 134:821-32. 2008
    ..The present retrospective case-control study examines possible interactions between seven cytokine genotype polymorphisms and their combinatory effect in predicting the occurrence of OSCC in Caucasians...
  11. ncbi Rates of infiltration by macrophages and dendritic cells and expression of interleukin-18 and interleukin-12 in the chronic inflammatory lesions of Sjögren's syndrome: correlation with certain features of immune hyperactivity and factors associated with h
    M N Manoussakis
    Department of Pathophysiology, University of Athens School of Medicine, 75 Mikras Asias Street, Athens, Greece
    Arthritis Rheum 56:3977-88. 2007
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  12. ncbi Increased risk for oral cancer is associated with coagulation factor XIII but not with factor XII
    Eleftherios Vairaktaris
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Athens Medical School, Athens 11521, Greece
    Oncol Rep 18:1537-43. 2007
    ..Nevertheless, this thinner and less porous fibrin network inhibits cell migration...
  13. pmc Secondary breast lymphoma diagnosed by vacuum-assisted breast biopsy: a case report
    Flora Zagouri
    Breast Unit, 1st Department of Propaedeutic Surgery, Hippokratio Hospital, University of Athens 114, Vas Sofias Ave, Athens 116 27, Greece
    J Med Case Reports 1:113. 2007
    ..On the other hand, Vacuum-assisted breast biopsy (VABB) is a minimally invasive technique with ever-growing use for the diagnosis of mammographically detected, non-palpable breast lesions...
  14. ncbi Clinical dimensions of auditory hallucinations in schizophrenic disorders
    Panagiotis Oulis
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Athens, Eginition Hospital, 11528 Athens, Greece
    Compr Psychiatry 48:337-42. 2007
    ..However, these studies failed, to a large extent, to provide satisfactory external validations of the thereby extracted factors...
  15. doi Cisplatin-based chemotherapy for advanced seminoma: report of 52 cases treated in two institutions
    Mountzios Giannis
    Department of Clinical Therapeutics, University Hospital Alexandra, Athens, Greece
    J Cancer Res Clin Oncol 135:1495-500. 2009
    ..We evaluated an intensified therapeutic strategy in order to optimize treatment outcomes while maintaining acceptable toxicity in patients with advanced seminoma...
  16. doi IL-18 in induced sputum and airway hyperresponsiveness in mild asthmatics: effect of smoking
    Nikoletta Rovina
    SOTIRIA Hospital for Diseases of the Chest, Department of Respiratory Medicine, University of Athens, Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Respir Med 103:1919-25. 2009
    ..These results suggest the implication of IL-18 in airway hyperresponsiveness characterizing bronchial asthma, which is modified by smoking...
  17. doi Hypoxemic resuscitation after hemorrhagic shock is accompanied by reduced serum levels of angiopoietin-2
    Emmanuel E Douzinas
    3rd Department of Critical Care, University of Athens Medical School, Greece
    Cytokine 47:82-4. 2009
    ..To investigate whether angiopoietin-2 (Ang2) and vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) are implicated in the hypoxemic resuscitation from hemorrhagic shock...
  18. doi Intrauterine inflammation and preterm delivery
    N Vrachnis
    Second Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Aretaieion Hospital, University of Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1205:118-22. 2010
    ..Although no current clinical strategy is aimed at adapting the maternofetal inflammatory response, immunomodulators may serve as a future intervention in preterm embryos...
  19. pmc Platelet markers correlate with glycemic indices in diabetic, but not diabetic-myelodysplastic patients with normal platelet count
    Maria Dalamaga
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Medical School, University of Athens, Attikon General University Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Dis Markers 29:55-61. 2010
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  20. doi Pathogenetic mechanisms in the initiation and perpetuation of Sjögren's syndrome
    Michael Voulgarelis
    Department of Pathophysiology, Medical School, National University of Athens, 75 Mikras Asias Street, 11527 Athens, Greece
    Nat Rev Rheumatol 6:529-37. 2010
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  21. pmc The efficacy and safety of lenalidomide plus dexamethasone in relapsed and/or refractory multiple myeloma patients with impaired renal function
    Meletios Dimopoulos
    Department of Clinical Therapeutics, University of Athens School of Medicine, Alexandra Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Cancer 116:3807-14. 2010
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  22. pmc In vivo acquisition of a plasmid-mediated bla(KPC-2) gene among clonal isolates of Serratia marcescens
    Athanassios Tsakris
    Department of Microbiology, Medical School, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    J Clin Microbiol 48:2546-9. 2010
    ..marcescens isolates. Molecular typing and plasmid analysis suggested that all three patients had clonally indistinguishable isolates of S. marcescens that acquired a plasmid-mediated bla(KPC-2) gene during the hospitalization...
  23. doi Arterial stiffness index based on home (HASI) vs. ambulatory (AASI) blood pressure measurements
    George S Stergiou
    Hypertension Center, Third University Department of Medicine, Sotiria Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Hypertens Res 33:731-6. 2010
    ..These data do not support the view that home BP measurements can replace ambulatory monitoring in the assessment of the arterial stiffness index...
  24. ncbi The Red Sea and the port of Clysma. A possible gate of Justinian's plague
    Costas Tsiamis
    Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, Medical School, Athens University, M Asias 75, GR Athens 115 27
    Gesnerus 66:209-17. 2009
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  25. doi Prognostic variables for survival and skeletal complications in patients with multiple myeloma osteolytic bone disease
    E Terpos
    Department of Clinical Therapeutics, University of Athens School of Medicine, Athens, Greece
    Leukemia 24:1043-9. 2010
    ..Taken together with current staging systems, these factors could further facilitate decision making for optimal treatment of myeloma bone disease, although further prospective assessments are needed...
  26. doi The neuropsychiatry of multiple sclerosis: focus on disorders of mood, affect and behaviour
    Thomas Paparrigopoulos
    First Department of Psychiatry, Athens University Medical School, 115 28, Athens, Greece
    Int Rev Psychiatry 22:14-21. 2010
    ..A comprehensive biopsychosocial neuropsychiatric approach is essential for the optimal care of patients with MS...
  27. ncbi Age-related morphometric characteristics of human skeletal muscle in male subjects
    Evangelia Kararizou
    Neurologic Clinic, Aeginition Hospital, 72 74, Vass Sofias Ave 11528, Athens, Greece
    Pol J Pathol 60:186-8. 2009
    ..The purpose of the present study is to investigate the age-related changes in muscle biopsies from the quadriceps femoris in male subjects of different ages...
  28. doi Genetic polymorphism on type 2 receptor of angiotensin II, modifies cardiovascular risk and systemic inflammation in hypertensive males
    Dimitris Tousoulis
    1st Cardiology Department, Athens University Medical School, Hippokration Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Am J Hypertens 23:237-42. 2010
    ..We examined the impact of A1675G on the risk and the severity of coronary artery disease (CAD), and the expression of proatherogenic inflammatory molecules in hypertensive patients...
  29. ncbi Salvage chemotherapy with oxaliplatin and capecitabine for breast cancer patients pretreated with anthracyclines and taxanes
    Aristides Polyzos
    Department of Propaedeutic Medicine, Medical Oncology Unit, Laiko General Hospital, Athens University School of Medicine, Athens, Greece
    Anticancer Res 29:2851-6. 2009
    ..The present regimen was well tolerated with a rather moderate effectiveness but very significant for this group of patients. Further studies where the combination could be compared with single agent capecitabine are warranted...
  30. ncbi Excisional breast biopsy under local anesthesia: stress-related neuroendocrine, metabolic and immune reactions during the procedure
    George C Zografos
    Breast Unit, First Department of Propaedeutic Surgery, Hippokratio Hospital, School of Medicine, Associate Professor of Surgery, University of Athens, 101, Vas Sofias Ave, Ampelokipi, Athens 11521, Greece
    In Vivo 23:649-52. 2009
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  31. ncbi Loss of tumour suppressor p16 expression in initial stages of oral oncogenesis
    Eleftherios Vairaktaris
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Athens Medical School, Vas Sofias 93 and Dim Soutsou 1, Athens 11521, Greece
    Anticancer Res 27:979-84. 2007
    ..p16 expression in sequential histological stages of oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) formation was investigated using an experimental model of induced oral carcinogenesis in Syrian golden hamsters...
  32. ncbi Prognostic and predictive factors in patients with androgen-independent prostate cancer treated with docetaxel and estramustine: a single institution experience
    Aristotle Bamias
    Department of Clinical Therapeutics, University of Athens, School of Medicine, Athens, Greece
    Eur Urol 53:323-31. 2008
    ..To investigate potential prognostic and predictive factors in patients with androgen-independent prostate cancer (AIPC) treated with docetaxel chemotherapy...
  33. ncbi Gestational urinary hyperthiosulfaturia protects hypercalciuric normal pregnant women from nephrolithiasis
    Hippocrates Yatzidis
    University of Athens, School of Medicine, Laboratory for Experimental Surgery and Surgical Research, Greece
    Int Urol Nephrol 36:445-9. 2004
    ..Consequently, it seems that gestational hyperthiosulfaturia protects hypercalciuric normal pregnant women from the risk of nephrolithiasis...
  34. ncbi The outcome of elderly patients with advanced urothelial carcinoma after platinum-based combination chemotherapy
    A Bamias
    Department of Clinical Therapeutics, Medical School, University of Athens, 31 Komninon Street, Haidari, 12462 Athens, Greece
    Ann Oncol 16:307-13. 2005
    ..We compared the tolerability and efficacy of first-line platinum (cisplatin or carboplatin)-based chemotherapy in elderly patients (> or =70 years) with those in younger patients...
  35. ncbi Aspergillus endocarditis in a native valve after amphotericin B treatment
    Anastasia N Kotanidou
    Department of Critical Care and Pulmonary Services, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Ann Thorac Surg 78:1453-5. 2004
    ..Soon after mitral valve replacement, Aspergillus endocarditis recurred, associated with multiple peripheral emboli, which necessitated a second operation...
  36. ncbi Impaired neuroendocrine response to stress following a short-term fat-enriched diet
    Efthimia Kitraki
    Laboratory of Histology and Embryology, Athens University Medical School, GR 11527 Athens, Greece
    Neuroendocrinology 79:338-45. 2004
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  37. ncbi Infected CNS infusion pumps. Is there a chance for treatment without removal?
    E J Boviatsis
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Athens Medical School, Evangelismos General Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 146:463-7. 2004
    ..Treatment of these infections, according to international literature, requires removal of the device and appropriate antibiotic therapy...
  38. ncbi Serum lipid alterations in acute lymphoblastic leukemia of childhood
    Maria Moschovi
    Hematology Oncology Unit, First Department of Pediatrics, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 26:289-93. 2004
    ..The results suggest that at diagnosis of ALL an abnormality in lipid metabolism is present, which is reversed during remission...
  39. ncbi Intraoperative findings and postoperative complications in laparoscopic cholecystectomy: the Greek experience with 5,539 patients in a single center
    Manousos M Konstadoulakis
    Laparoscopic Unit, Athens University, Hippocration Hospital, Athens, Greece
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 14:31-6. 2004
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  40. ncbi Individual responses to novelty predict qualitative differences in d-amphetamine-induced open field but not reward-related behaviors in rats
    K Antoniou
    Department of Experimental Pharmacology, Medical School, University of Athens, 11527, Athens, Greece
    Neuroscience 123:613-23. 2004
    ..This differentiation is primarily based on qualitative cohorts of their behavioral structure, but not on deviations in the reward processes as assessed by intracranial self-stimulation...
  41. ncbi The immunomodulating effect of interferon-gamma intravesical instillations in preventing bladder cancer recurrence
    Aris Giannopoulos
    First Department of Urology, Medical School, University of Athens, Greece
    Clin Cancer Res 9:5550-8. 2003
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  42. ncbi CT-guided stereotactic aspiration of brain abscesses
    Efstathios J Boviatsis
    Department of Neurosurgery, Evangelismos General Hospital, 61 Ipsilantou Street, 115 21, Athens, Greece
    Neurosurg Rev 26:206-9. 2003
    ..It drains the contents of the abscess, reduces mass effect, and confirms diagnosis. It is minimally invasive, carries minimal morbidity and mortality, and can be performed on compromised patients under local anesthesia...
  43. ncbi Changes in the epidemiology of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in a Greek tertiary care hospital, over an 8-year-period
    Angeliki Pantazatou
    Microbiology Department, Laikon General Hospital, Nikolaou Plastira 19, GR 151 21 Pevki, Athens, Greece
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 21:542-6. 2003
    ..9% in 1997 and again increased to 13.5% in 2001. A gradual decrease in the susceptibility of vancomycin during the 8-year-period was detected, but no vancomycin resistant S. aureus strains were isolated...
  44. ncbi Dendritic remodeling and growth of motoneurons during metamorphosis of Drosophila melanogaster
    Christos Consoulas
    Arizona Research Laboratories, Division of Neurobiology, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85721, USA
    J Neurosci 22:4906-17. 2002
    ..Its unique developmental history and identifiability make MN5 well suited for the study of dendritic growth using genetic and neurophysiological approaches...
  45. ncbi Mixed cryoglobulinemia is associated with increased risk for death, or neoplasia in HIV-1 infection
    T Kordossis
    Pathophysiology Department, Medical School, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Mikras Asias 75, 115 27 Athens, Greece
    Eur J Clin Invest 31:1078-82. 2001
    ..This study was undertaken to investigate whether the presence of circulating cryoglobulins is associated with survival or development of neoplastic disease in HIV-1 infection...
  46. ncbi High-level microsatellite instability is not involved in gallbladder carcinogenesis
    Angelica A Saetta
    Department of Pathology, Medical School, The National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, 75 Mikras Asias Str, Goudi, GR 115 27 Athens, Greece
    Exp Mol Pathol 80:67-71. 2006
    ..The pathway of microsatellite instability seems to play a minor role in the pathogenesis of gallbladder cancer...
  47. ncbi Non-random structural chromosomal changes in primary gastric cancer
    Anna D Panani
    Critical Care Department, Research Unit, Medical School of Athens University, Evangelismos Hospital, Ipsilandou 45 47, Athens 10676, Greece
    Cancer Lett 225:291-5. 2005
    ..Conventional cytogenetics continues to be valuable in cancer study detecting genomic areas potentially candidate for the isolation of genes related to carcinogenesis...
  48. ncbi Effects of combined administration of low dose atorvastatin and vitamin E on inflammatory markers and endothelial function in patients with heart failure
    Dimitris Tousoulis
    Cardiology Unit, Hippokration Hospital, Athens University Medical School, A Cardiology Department, Greece
    Eur J Heart Fail 7:1126-32. 2005
    ..Both statins and vitamin E separately improve endothelial function in patients with hypercholesterolemia and/or advanced atherosclerosis...
  49. ncbi Platelet-activating factor inactivator (rPAF-AH) enhances liver's recovery after paracetamol intoxication
    A D Grypioti
    Department of Experimental Pharmacology, Medical School, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Dig Dis Sci 52:2580-90. 2007
    ..Furthermore, PAF inactivator enhances liver's recovery and attenuates the severity of experimental liver injury, providing important means of improving liver function following paracetamol intoxication...
  50. ncbi Anti-TNF therapy in the management of Behcet's disease--review and basis for recommendations
    P P Sfikakis
    Athens University, Greece
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 46:736-41. 2007
  51. ncbi Strong association of interleukin-6 -174 G>C promoter polymorphism with increased risk of oral cancer
    E Vairaktaris
    Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Int J Biol Markers 21:246-50. 2006
    ..001; Fisher's exact test). These findings suggest that the -174 G>C polymorphism, by affecting IL-6 gene expression, is strongly associated with oral oncogenesis...
  52. ncbi Effect of schizotypy on cognitive performance and its tuning by COMT val158 met genotype variations in a large population of young men
    Nikolaos Smyrnis
    University Mental Health Research Institute, Psychiatry Department, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Eginition Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Biol Psychiatry 61:845-53. 2007
    ..The relation of schizotypy and state psychopathology to cognitive performance and its link to catechol-O-methyltransferase (COMT) val(158) met genotype variations was studied in a large sample of young men...
  53. ncbi Vitamin D receptor polymorphisms in hypocalcemic vitamin D-resistant rickets carriers
    Polyxeni Nicolaidou
    Third Department of Pediatrics, University General Hospital Attikon, Athens University Medical School, Chaidari, Greece
    Horm Res 67:179-83. 2007
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  54. ncbi Eight years' clinical experience with the Orthofix tibial nailing system in the treatment of tibial shaft fractures
    George C Babis
    First Department of Orthopaedics, Athens University Medical School, KAT Accident Hospital, 2 Nikis Str, 14651 Kiffisia, Athens, Greece
    Injury 38:227-34. 2007
    ..In conclusion, most tibial shaft fractures can effectively and safely be treated using this type of locking intramedullary nailing device, with relatively few complications, and with satisfactory long-term clinical results...
  55. ncbi Leptin alterations in the course of sepsis in humans
    M Tzanela
    Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, University of Athens, Evangelismos Hospital, Athens, Greece
    In Vivo 20:565-70. 2006
    ..However, the decline in leptin levels during the prolonged phase of sepsis was not related either to survival or to metabolic and hormonal changes...
  56. ncbi Treatment of AL amyloidosis with high dose therapy and autologous stem cell transplantation
    Meletios A Dimopoulos
    Department of Clinical Therapeutics, University of Athens, School of Medicine, Athens, Greece
    Leuk Lymphoma 47:963-4. 2006
  57. ncbi Bone marrow histological findings in systemic lupus erythematosus with hematologic abnormalities: a clinicopathological study
    M Voulgarelis
    University of Athens Medical School, Department of Pathophysiology, Athens, Greece
    Am J Hematol 81:590-7. 2006
    ..The histopathologic features characterizing the involvement of the bone marrow (BM) in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) have not been systematically analyzed to date...
  58. ncbi Osteonecrosis of the jaw in patients with multiple myeloma treated with bisphosphonates: evidence of increased risk after treatment with zoledronic acid
    Meletios A Dimopoulos
    Dept of Clinical Therapeutics, Medical School, University of Athens, Greece
    Haematologica 91:968-71. 2006
    ..0% and 5%, p=0.003). In conclusion, the risk of ONJ is increased with time of exposure and probably with the use of zoledronic acid...
  59. ncbi Association of hypospadias and cardiac defect in a Parvovirus B19-infected stillborn: a causality relation?
    A E Konstantinidou
    Department of Pathology, Medical School, National Kapodistrian University of Athens, 28, Narkisson Street, 152 33 Halandri, Athens, Greece
    J Infect 54:e41-5. 2007
    ..Polymerase chain reaction detected Parvovirus B19 DNA genome in tissues from the fetus and the placenta, confirming the hypothesis of an intrauterine infection...
  60. ncbi Validation of the Microlife BPA100 Plus device for self-home blood pressure measurement according to the International Protocol
    George S Stergiou
    Hypertension Center, Third University Department of Medicine, Sotiria Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Blood Press Monit 11:157-60. 2006
    ..This study presents the validation results of the Microlife BPA100 Plus monitor for self-home blood pressure measurement, according to the European Society of Hypertension International Protocol...
  61. ncbi Portal and systemic endotoxemia in abdominal operations: the significance of acute abdomen
    Diamantis Plachouras
    4th Department of Internal Medicine, University of Athens, Medical School, Haidari, Greece
    J Surg Res 134:133-7. 2006
    ..These results indicate increased levels of endotoxin in acute abdominal conditions pointing to the gut as the site of origin of the bacterial products...
  62. ncbi A phase II study of 9-nitrocamptothecin in patients with advanced pancreatic adenocarcinoma
    M M Konstadoulakis
    First Department of Propaedeutic Surgery, Hippocration Hospital, Athens University School of Medicine, Greece
    Cancer Chemother Pharmacol 48:417-20. 2001
    ..A phase II study was undertaken in order to evaluate the potential benefit of oral 9NC administration in patients with advanced pancreatic cancer. This was the first clinical study of 9NC in Europe...