University of Athens

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Organization: University of Athens
Country: Greece

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  1. pmc Sustained complete remission of human epidermal growth factor receptor 2-positive metastatic breast cancer in the liver during long-term trastuzumab (Herceptin) maintenance therapy in a woman: a case report
    John Syrios
    Medical Oncology Unit, Department of Pathophysiology, Laikon General University Hospital, Athens University School of Medicine, Athens 11527, Greece
    J Med Case Reports 4:401. 2010
  2. pmc Association of higher diastolic blood pressure levels with cognitive impairment
    G Tsivgoulis
    Comprehensive Stroke Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham, RWUH M226, 1530 3rd Avenue S, Birmingham, AL 35294 3280, USA
    Neurology 73:589-95. 2009
  3. doi Sensory innervation of the subregions of the scapholunate interosseous ligament in relation to their structural composition
    G Mataliotakis
    Orthopaedic Department, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
    J Hand Surg Am 34:1413-21. 2009
  4. ncbi Hepatobiliary scan in Alagille syndrome; arteriohepatic dysplasia
    Athanassios Zissimopoulos
    Nuclear Medicine Department, Medical School University of Alexandroupolis, Thrace, Greece
    Hell J Nucl Med 12:158-60. 2009
  5. doi Male dyspareunia due to short frenulum: the suture-free, "pull and burn" method
    Kostis Gyftopoulos
    Department of Anatomy, University of Patras, School of Medicine, Rion, Greece
    J Sex Med 6:2611-4. 2009
  6. doi Assessment of strangulated content of the spontaneously reduced inguinal hernia via hernia sac laparoscopy: preliminary results of a prospective randomized study
    George Sgourakis
    Second Surgical Department of Korgialenion, Benakion, Red Cross Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 19:133-7. 2009
  7. doi Primary renal epithelioid hemangioendothelioma
    Foteini Karasavvidou
    Department of Pathology, University Hospital, Larissa, Greece
    Onkologie 32:203-5. 2009
  8. doi Expression of GluR6 kainate receptor subunit in granular layer of weaver mouse cerebellum
    Konstantinos Spiliopoulos
    Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, Medical School, University of Patras, 26500, Patras, Greece
    J Neural Transm 116:417-22. 2009
  9. pmc Implications for a role of interleukin-23 in the pathogenesis of chronic gastritis and of peptic ulcer disease
    V Koussoulas
    Department of Gastroenterology, Sismanoglion Athens General Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Clin Exp Immunol 156:97-101. 2009
  10. doi The significance of second lumbrical-interosseous latency comparison in the diagnosis of carpal tunnel syndrome
    A A Argyriou
    Department of Neurology, Saint Andrew General Hospital of Patras, Patras, Greece
    Acta Neurol Scand 120:198-203. 2009

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  1. pmc Sustained complete remission of human epidermal growth factor receptor 2-positive metastatic breast cancer in the liver during long-term trastuzumab (Herceptin) maintenance therapy in a woman: a case report
    John Syrios
    Medical Oncology Unit, Department of Pathophysiology, Laikon General University Hospital, Athens University School of Medicine, Athens 11527, Greece
    J Med Case Reports 4:401. 2010
    ..This case report and short review discusses how long trastuzumab should be continued in metastatic breast cancer, the safety issues in case of pregnancy and the risk of relapse with trastuzumab cessation...
  2. pmc Association of higher diastolic blood pressure levels with cognitive impairment
    G Tsivgoulis
    Comprehensive Stroke Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham, RWUH M226, 1530 3rd Avenue S, Birmingham, AL 35294 3280, USA
    Neurology 73:589-95. 2009
    ..We evaluated the cross-sectional relationship of blood pressure (BP) components with cognitive impairment after adjusting for potential confounders...
  3. doi Sensory innervation of the subregions of the scapholunate interosseous ligament in relation to their structural composition
    G Mataliotakis
    Orthopaedic Department, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
    J Hand Surg Am 34:1413-21. 2009
    ....
  4. ncbi Hepatobiliary scan in Alagille syndrome; arteriohepatic dysplasia
    Athanassios Zissimopoulos
    Nuclear Medicine Department, Medical School University of Alexandroupolis, Thrace, Greece
    Hell J Nucl Med 12:158-60. 2009
    ..The disease is very rare. Only three cases have been reported in Greece and none with renal involvement. Hepatobiliary scan was a fundamental tool in the patients diagnosis and therefore we present the following case...
  5. doi Male dyspareunia due to short frenulum: the suture-free, "pull and burn" method
    Kostis Gyftopoulos
    Department of Anatomy, University of Patras, School of Medicine, Rion, Greece
    J Sex Med 6:2611-4. 2009
    ..Most of the described techniques use sutures that may sever the frenular artery and lead to meatal stenosis or leave skin tags that create a poor cosmetic result...
  6. doi Assessment of strangulated content of the spontaneously reduced inguinal hernia via hernia sac laparoscopy: preliminary results of a prospective randomized study
    George Sgourakis
    Second Surgical Department of Korgialenion, Benakion, Red Cross Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 19:133-7. 2009
    ..Hernia sac laparoscopy seems to be an accurate and safe method allowing to prevent unnecessary laparotomy and especially in high-risk patients it contributes to decrease major morbidity...
  7. doi Primary renal epithelioid hemangioendothelioma
    Foteini Karasavvidou
    Department of Pathology, University Hospital, Larissa, Greece
    Onkologie 32:203-5. 2009
    ..Epithelioid hemangioendothelioma (EH) is a rare vascular neoplasm with an unpredictable malignant potential that has been described mainly in soft tissue, liver, and lung...
  8. doi Expression of GluR6 kainate receptor subunit in granular layer of weaver mouse cerebellum
    Konstantinos Spiliopoulos
    Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, Medical School, University of Patras, 26500, Patras, Greece
    J Neural Transm 116:417-22. 2009
    ..Our results are indicative of either down-regulation of kainate receptors or modulation of their functional characteristics in weaver granule cells...
  9. pmc Implications for a role of interleukin-23 in the pathogenesis of chronic gastritis and of peptic ulcer disease
    V Koussoulas
    Department of Gastroenterology, Sismanoglion Athens General Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Clin Exp Immunol 156:97-101. 2009
    ..IL-23 secreted by the gastric mucosa could be implicated in the pathogenesis of chronic gastritis. IL-23 was released in the presence of H. pylori from the inflamed gastric mucosa and followed the kinetics of IL-1beta...
  10. doi The significance of second lumbrical-interosseous latency comparison in the diagnosis of carpal tunnel syndrome
    A A Argyriou
    Department of Neurology, Saint Andrew General Hospital of Patras, Patras, Greece
    Acta Neurol Scand 120:198-203. 2009
    ..To assess the significance of the second lumbrical-interosseous latency (2LI-DML) comparison in the diagnosis of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS)...
  11. ncbi A prospective comparison of ampullectomy with pancreaticoduodenectomy for the treatment of periampullary cancer
    E E Lagoudianakis
    First Department of Propaedeutic Surgery, Hippocrateion Hospital, Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece
    J BUON 13:569-72. 2008
    ..Our results showed that LE for periampullary tumors is a viable option and is well suited for medically unfit patients or those who refuse more radical treatment options...
  12. doi Simultaneous anterograde and retrograde endourologic access: "the Barts technique"
    Athanasios G Papatsoris
    Endourology and Stone Services, St Bartholomew s Hospital and The London NHS Trust, London, United Kingdom
    J Endourol 22:2665-6. 2008
    ..We present our technique for achieving simultaneous anterograde and retrograde endourologic access to manage complex and demanding cases...
  13. doi A case report of osteomyelitis pubis in a hemodialysis patient with diabetes mellitus
    Spiros Dovas
    Department of Nephrology, School of Medicine, University of Thessaly, Larissa, Greece
    Ther Apher Dial 12:409-12. 2008
    ..We describe the first case of osteomyelitis pubis in a woman on chronic maintenance hemodialysis with diabetes mellitus...
  14. pmc Paraneoplastic pemphigus regression after thymoma resection
    Nikolaos Barbetakis
    Thoracic Surgery Department, Theagenio Cancer Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    World J Surg Oncol 6:83. 2008
    ..Among human neoplasms thymomas are associated with highest frequency with paraneoplastic autoimmune diseases...
  15. doi Central aortic stiffness in patients with nonischemic dilated cardiomyopathy: relationship with neurohumoral activation
    Alexandros P Patrianakos
    Department of Cardiology, Heraklion University Hospital, Crete, Greece
    J Card Fail 15:665-72. 2009
    ..The aim of the present study was to examine the association between aortic stiffness and neurohumoral activation in patients with nonischemic dilated cardiomyopathy (NIDC)...
  16. doi Efficacy of three different dosages of esomeprazole in the long-term management of reflux disease: a prospective, randomized study, using the wireless Bravo pH system
    Konstantinos V Vasiliadis
    Department of Gastroenterology, Athens Naval Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Am J Gastroenterol 105:308-13. 2010
    ..We sought to investigate the efficacy of three different dosages of esomeprazole in patients receiving maintenance therapy for GERD, using the Bravo pH system...
  17. doi Validation of the Infectious Diseases Society of America/American Thoracic Society criteria to predict severe community-acquired pneumonia caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae
    Paschalina Kontou
    Division of Pulmonary Critical Care, G Papanikolaou Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Am J Emerg Med 27:968-74. 2009
    ..In this study, the 2007 Infectious Diseases Society of America/American Thoracic Society (IDSA/ATS) consensus criteria for ICU admission were compared with other severity scores in predicting ICU admission and mortality...
  18. doi Association between obesity and mortality after acute first-ever stroke: the obesity-stroke paradox
    Konstantinos Vemmos
    Acute Stroke Unit, Alexandra Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Stroke 42:30-6. 2011
    ..limited data exist concerning obesity and survival in patients after acute stroke. The objective of this study was to investigate the association between obesity and survival in patients with acute first-ever stroke...
  19. ncbi Clinical outcome and angiographic results with novel polysulfone polymer coating paclitaxel eluting stent in real-world clinical practice: a clinical centre registry
    Gerasimos Gavrielatos
    2nd Department of Cardiology, Evaggelismos General Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Med Sci Monit 16:MT77-82. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the clinical and angiographic outcomes after Intek-Apollo stent utilisation in a real-world setting...
  20. ncbi Prevalence and antibiotic resistance of Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolated from swimming pools in northern Greece
    I Tirodimos
    Laboratory of Hygiene, AHEPA Hospital, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    East Mediterr Health J 16:783-7. 2010
    ..0%) showed resistance to antibiotics. Compared with other studies, the prevalence of P. aeruginosa in swimming pools was relatively low, while the antibiotic resistance pattern of these community isolates was not high...
  21. ncbi Efficacy of brimonidine in preventing intraocular pressure spikes following phacoemulsification in glaucoma patients
    Artemios Kandarakis
    1st Ophthalmology Department, Ophthalmiatrion Eye Hospital of Athens, Sina 2, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Ophthalmol 20:994-9. 2010
    ..2% in preventing IOP rise on the first postoperative day following cataract surgery...
  22. ncbi Cardiac valve surgery and myocardial damage: the role of cardiac troponin I
    E A Karfis
    Department of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery, G Papanikolaou General Hospital Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 51:409-15. 2010
    ..The aims of the research were 1) to evaluate the ability of cTnI to detect the myocardial damage; and 2) to demonstrate possible causative factors of the cTnI release after valve surgery...
  23. doi Long-term follow up of autologous serum treatment for recurrent corneal erosions
    Nikolaos G Ziakas
    1st Department of Ophthalmology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 38:683-7. 2010
    ..The aim of the study was to evaluate long-term results of autologous serum treatment for recurrent corneal erosions...
  24. doi Cutaneous melanoma in the elderly: epidemiology, prognosis and treatment
    Konstantinos G Lasithiotakis
    Department of General Surgery, University Hospital of Crete, University of Crete, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Melanoma Res 20:163-70. 2010
    ..Practical means to improve accrual of older patients in clinical trials are necessary to provide better evidence for their treatment...
  25. pmc Cytokines and other mediators in alopecia areata
    Stamatis Gregoriou
    Andreas Sygros Hospital, University of Athens Medical School, 5 Ionos Dragoumi Street, 16121 Athens, Greece
    Mediators Inflamm 2010:928030. 2010
    ..Within the scope of this paper, the authors attempt to shed light upon the complexity of alopecia areata underlying mechanisms and indicate pathways that may suggest future treatments...
  26. doi Glycaemic control is correlated with well-being index (WHO-5) in subjects with type 2 diabetes
    N Papanas
    Outpatient Clinic of Obesity, Diabetes and Metabolism in the Second Department of Internal Medicine, Democritus University of Thrace, Greece
    Exp Clin Endocrinol Diabetes 118:364-7. 2010
    ..Conclusions: In type 2 diabetic subjects, glycaemic control shows a significant correlation with well-being, while neuropathic pain is associated with lower well-being score...
  27. doi Clinical and molecular aspects of aniridia
    H Kokotas
    Department of Genetics, Institute of Child Health, Aghia Sophia Children s Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Clin Genet 77:409-20. 2010
    ..Here we review the data regarding the mechanisms and the mutations that relate to aniridia...
  28. doi Maternal and umbilical resistin levels do not correlate with infant birth weight either in normal pregnancies and or in pregnancies complicated with gestational diabetes
    Nikolaos Vitoratos
    2nd Department of Obstetric and Gynecology, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Aretaieion University Hospital, 76 Vas Sofias Av, Athens, Greece
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 23:1019-23. 2010
    ..To evaluate the role of resistin in the pathophysiology of insulin resistance during pregnancy and on the birth weight of infants born from women with gestational diabetes (GDM)...
  29. doi Management of meningiomas
    George A Alexiou
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital of Ioannina, Greece
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 112:177-82. 2010
    ..Various conventional radiotherapy techniques can be employed for residual tumor post surgery or at recurrence. Chemotherapy has modest activity and is reserved for selected cases...
  30. ncbi External re-programmation by a new radionuclidic technique of electronic cerebrospinal fluid valve in case of hydrocephalus
    Athanassios Zissimopoulos
    Nuclear Medicine Department, Medical School, University Hospital of Alexandroupolis, Thrace, Greece
    Hell J Nucl Med 12:244-7. 2009
    ..Scintigraphic evaluation of the electronic V-P drainage valve regulation is a noninvasive, not expensive, rapid and safe method with no complications for the patient and provides a reliable proof of the patency of the V-P shunt...
  31. doi Post-intubation pulmonary embolism and tracheal stenosis: a case report and review of the literature
    Argyris Tzouvelekis
    Department of Pneumonology, Medical School, Democritus University of Thrace, Greece
    Respir Med 102:1208-12. 2008
    ..The patient was treated with anticoagulant therapy and oral corticosteroids and was further referred to a specialist centre for consideration for non-surgical endoscopic treatment...
  32. ncbi Preclinical studies of steroid-linked nitrosoureas in murine pancreatic adenocarcinoma PANO2
    A Papageorgiou
    Symeonidion Research Center, Theagenio Cancer Hospital, 2 Al Symeonidis Street, Thessaloniki, Greece
    J BUON 13:235-9. 2008
    ....
  33. ncbi Review: Insulin and endothelin: an interplay contributing to hypertension development?
    Pantelis A Sarafidis
    Hypertension Clinical Research Center, Department of Preventive Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, 1700 West Van Buren, Suite 470, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 92:379-85. 2007
    ..The aim of this article was to review the existing data on the interactions among insulin, insulin resistance, and endothelin and how those contribute to the development of hypertension in insulin-resistant states...
  34. ncbi The role of the dorsal vertebral cortex in the stability of transpedicular screws. A biomechanical study in human cadaveric vertebrae
    D Karataglis
    First Orthopaedic Department, Aristotelian University of Thessaloniki, G Papanikolaou General Hospital, 57010 Exohi, Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 88:692-5. 2006
    ..Every effort should be made to preserve the dorsal vertebral cortex during insertion of transpedicular screws...
  35. ncbi The effect of hysterectomy on sexuality and psychological changes
    E Vomvolaki
    Alexandra Maternity Hospital, 1st Dept Ob Gyn, University Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Contracept Reprod Health Care 11:23-7. 2006
    ..A new hysterectomy procedure that 'spares' abdominal ligaments and nerves is quicker and results in less blood loss and shorter hospital stays and seems to respect the tissues more, without affecting the sexuality of the women...
  36. ncbi Laparoscopic management of broad ligament leiomyoma
    Theodoros D Theodoridis
    1st Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 12:469. 2005
  37. ncbi Verruciform xanthoma coexisting with oral discoid lupus erythematosus
    A K Poulopoulos
    Department of Oral Medicine and Pathology, Dental School of Thessaloniki, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 54124 Thessaloniki, Greece
    Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 45:159-60. 2007
    ..We describe an unusual case of verruciform xanthoma on the lingual surface of the gum that coexisted with oral discoid lupus erythematosus...
  38. ncbi Multi-focal gliosarcoma: a case report and review of the literature
    E E Pakos
    Department of Radiation Therapy, University Hospital of Ioannina, University of Ioannina, Greece
    J Neurooncol 74:301-4. 2005
    ..To our knowledge this is the second published case of GS with multi-focal presentation. In this study we also review the literature on clinicopathological aspects of GS...
  39. ncbi Pulmonary nocardiosis in a patient with idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura
    Demosthenes D Cokkinos
    Radiology Department, Athens Hippocration Hospital, 114 Vas Sofias Ave, 11527 Athens, Greece
    J Infect 52:e41-3. 2006
    ..The combination of pulmonary nocardiosis and ITP is, as far as we know, very rare...
  40. ncbi Patterns of antibiotic use among adults and parents in the community: a questionnaire-based survey in a Greek urban population
    Georgia Mitsi
    Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School of University of Patras, Heroon Polytekniou 60a, 26500 Rion, Greece
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 25:439-43. 2005
    ..Our results showed that adults were likely to show unsatisfactory compliance and to use non-prescribed antibiotics, while parents were less likely to use non-prescribed antibiotics for their children and were more compliant...
  41. ncbi An indirect repair technique for fractured metal-ceramic restorations: a clinical report
    Aristidis A Galiatsatos
    University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    J Prosthet Dent 93:321-3. 2005
    ..With this technique, a new metal-ceramic crown is fabricated and is cemented on the prepared fractured retainer of the prosthesis...
  42. ncbi How system designers think: a study of design thinking in human factors engineering
    Sotiris Papantonopoulos
    Tokyo Institute of Technology, Department of Industrial Engineering and Management, Meguro ku, Tokyo 152 8552, Japan
    Ergonomics 47:1528-48. 2004
    ..Ways to balance the bias exerted on the design process were discussed...
  43. ncbi Treatment of Pyoderma gangrenosum with low-dose colchicine
    George J Kontochristopoulos
    2nd Department of Dermatology, Andreas Sygros Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Dermatology 209:233-6. 2004
    ..In addition, it is inexpensive and safer for long-term treatment than corticosteroids and other immunosuppressive agents. Colchicine may be proposed either as a single agent or as a corticosteroid-sparing agent for early treatment of PG...
  44. ncbi Ambulatory blood pressure reduction after rosiglitazone treatment in patients with type 2 diabetes and hypertension correlates with insulin sensitivity increase
    Panteleimon A Sarafidis
    1st Department of Medicine, AHEPA University Hospital, Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Hypertens 22:1769-77. 2004
    ..Thiazolidinediones are antihyperglycemic agents that decrease insulin resistance...
  45. ncbi Comparison of effects of exercise programme, pulsed ultrasound and transverse friction in the treatment of chronic patellar tendinopathy
    Dimitrios Stasinopoulos
    Rheumatology and Rehabilitation Centre, Patissia, Athens, Greece
    Clin Rehabil 18:347-52. 2004
    ..To compare the effectiveness of an exercise programme, pulsed ultrasound and transverse friction in the treatment of chronic patellar tendinopathy...
  46. ncbi The antinatriuretic effect of insulin: an unappreciated mechanism for hypertension associated with insulin resistance?
    Pantelis A Sarafidis
    First Department of Medicine, AHEPA University Hospital, Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Am J Nephrol 27:44-54. 2007
    ....
  47. ncbi Quality in health services; measurement of patients' satisfaction in a cancer hospital
    M Vastardi
    Citizen s Assistance Office, Metaxa Cancer Hospital, Piraeus, Greece
    J BUON 11:335-40. 2006
    ..The measurement of patients' satisfaction leads to the evaluation of the offered health services, so that the sectors that need improvement are pointed out...
  48. ncbi Kinematics of the ligamentous unstable elbow joint after application of a hinged external fixation device: a cadaveric study
    Panagiotis Stavlas
    Orthopaedic Research Laboratory and Shoulder and Elbow Clinic, Department of Orthopaedics, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 16:491-6. 2007
    ..We conclude that the fixator stabilized the ligamentous unstable elbow joint efficiently but at the expense of changes in the normal motion pattern...
  49. doi Sleep-disordered breathing and quality of life of railway drivers in Greece
    Evangelia Nena
    George Papanikolaou General Hospital, Sleep Unit, 2nd Chest Department, Exohi, Thessaloniki 57010, Greece
    Chest 134:79-86. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the prevalence of SDB among Greek railway drivers, and correlate it with daytime sleepiness, quality of life, and symptoms...
  50. doi Preventing strategy of multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumanii susceptible only to colistin in cardiac surgical intensive care units
    Aikaterini Mastoraki
    Department of Surgical Intensive Care Unit, Onassis Cardiac Surgery Center, 356 Sygrou Avenue, 17674 Athens, Greece
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 33:1086-90. 2008
    ....
  51. doi Vaginal wall fibroid
    T D Theodoridis
    1st Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 8, Agias Theodoras Street, 546 23, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 278:281-2. 2008
    ..We report about a case of a vaginal leiomyoma in the anterior vaginal wall, preoperatively identified with sonography and CT. Surgical enucleation was performed. Surgical removal in these cases is safe and usually with minimal bleeding...
  52. doi Immune and neural status of thalassemic patients receiving deferiprone or combined deferiprone and deferoxamine chelation treatment
    Natalie Tourkantoni
    Thalassaemia Unit, Hippokratio General Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Hemoglobin 32:35-40. 2008
    ..Further advantages have been identified for the oral use of L1 and its combination with DFO, including synergistic efficacy and lower dosing with limited toxicity...
  53. doi Snapping knee syndrome in an athlete caused by the semitendinosus and gracilis tendons. A case report
    D Karataglis
    Orthopaedic Department, Aristotelian University of Thessaloniki, G Papanikolaou General Hospital, 57010, Exohi, Greece
    Knee 15:151-4. 2008
    ..The role of eccentric loading of the knee joint, as well as the "protective" role of the accessory tendinous bands and aponeurotic expansions of the semitendinosus and gracilis is discussed...
  54. doi The prognostic significance of COX-2 and survivin expression in ovarian cancer
    Pauline Athanassiadou
    Pathology Laboratory, Cytology Department, Medical School, Athens University, 75 Mikras Asias Street, 11527 Athens, Greece
    Pathol Res Pract 204:241-9. 2008
    ..Further investigations of the exact prognostic and therapeutic implications of COX-2 and survivin expression are strongly warranted...
  55. ncbi Acute painless monocular visual loss due to central retinal artery occlusion in a patient with Churg-Strauss vasculitis
    Ioanna Skrapari
    1st Department of Internal Medicine, Evangelismos General Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Clin Rheumatol 27:125-7. 2008
    ..Acute blindness in CSS has been rarely described. Even more rarely, central retinal artery occlusion has been found to be the underlying cause of this infrequent clinical manifestation in CSS...
  56. ncbi Ankle-brachial index: a surrogate marker of microvascular complications in type 2 diabetes mellitus?
    N Papanas
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Democritus University of Thrace, Alexandroupolis, Greece
    Int Angiol 26:253-7. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the potential role of ankle-brachial index (ABI) as a marker of microvascular disease in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus...
  57. ncbi Persistent primitive hypoglossal artery: an incidental autopsy finding and its significance in clinical practice
    G K Paraskevas
    Department of Human Anatomy, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, and 2nd Department of Neurosurgery, Hippokrateion General Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Folia Morphol (Warsz) 66:143-7. 2007
    ..A unique case of PHHA discovered during autopsy is described. Additionally, the significance of PPHA in neuroscience is discussed in detail...
  58. ncbi A novel quantitative flow cytometric method for measuring glucocorticoid receptor (GR) in cell lines: correlation with the biochemical determination of GR
    Ioannis F Voutsas
    Cancer Immunology and Immunotherapy Center, Saint Savvas Cancer Hospital, 171 Alexandras Ave, 11522 Athens, Greece
    J Immunol Methods 324:110-9. 2007
    ..Thus, it could be useful for the quantification of GR in lymphocyte subpopulations, in lymphoproliferative disorders and in tumor cells from cancer patients, in order to design more efficient clinical treatment protocols...
  59. ncbi Vancomycin-resistant enterococci, colonizing the intestinal tract of patients in a university hospital in Greece
    Simeon Metallidis
    Infectious Diseases Division, First Internal Medicine Department, AHEPA University Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Braz J Infect Dis 10:179-84. 2006
    ..Determine the prevalence of Vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE) colonizing the intestinal tract of hospitalized patients and define risk factors...
  60. ncbi Effective etanercept treatment for psoriatic arthritis complicating concomitant human immunodeficiency virus and hepatitis C virus infection
    Garifallia Linardaki
    Rheumatology Department, Sismanoglio Hospital, Athens, Greece
    J Rheumatol 34:1353-5. 2007
    ..This is the first report of anti-TNF-alpha treatment for rheumatic complications in a patient with both HIV and HCV infection...
  61. ncbi Changes of bone turnover markers after marathon running over 245 km
    G Mouzopoulos
    Department of Orthopaedics, Evangelismos, Athens, Greece
    Int J Sports Med 28:576-9. 2007
    ..8, p < 0.05). These findings suggest a transient suppression in osteoblast function during the marathon run probably due to cortisol and PTH levels elevation...
  62. ncbi Benign paroxysmal positioning vertigo: diagnosis and therapy using video-oculographic control
    A Yakinthou
    ENT Department, Mainz University School of Medicine, Mainz, Germany
    ORL J Otorhinolaryngol Relat Spec 65:290-4. 2003
    ..Video-oculographic control is helpful for the diagnosis and for the registration of the eye movements during the therapeutic manoeuvres...