University of Athens

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Organization: University of Athens
Country: Greece

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  1. ncbi Emergency obstetric hysterectomy at two tertiary centers: a clinical analysis of 11 years experience
    M Varras
    Obstetrics and Gynecology Department, General State Hospital Tzaneio, Piraeus, Greece
    Clin Exp Obstet Gynecol 37:117-9. 2010
  2. doi Predischarge QRS score and risk for heart failure after first ST-elevation myocardial infarction
    Andreas P Kalogeropoulos
    Division of Cardiology, University of Patras Medical School, Patras, Greece
    J Card Fail 14:225-31. 2008
  3. ncbi A female infant with Silver Russell Syndrome, mesocardia and enlargement of the clitoris
    Assimina Galli-Tsinopoulou
    4th Department of Pediatrics, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    Hormones (Athens) 7:77-81. 2008
  4. ncbi Feasibility study of a temporary percutaneous left ventricular assist device in cardiac surgery
    Antonis A Pitsis
    St Luke s Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Ann Thorac Surg 84:1993-9. 2007
  5. ncbi Gray and color Doppler ultrasonography in differentiation between chronic viral hepatitis and compensated early stage cirrhosis
    Panagiotis Iliopoulos
    Department of Radiology, Agios Andreas General Hospital, Patras, Greece
    J Gastrointestin Liver Dis 16:279-86. 2007
  6. ncbi Case series of transpancreatic septotomy as precutting technique for difficult bile duct cannulation
    D Kapetanos
    Gastroenterology Department, George Papanikolaou Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Endoscopy 39:802-6. 2007
  7. ncbi Combination chemotherapy with cisplatin, etoposide and irinotecan in patients with extensive small-cell lung cancer: A phase II study of the Hellenic Co-operative Oncology Group
    D Pectasides
    Second Department of Internal Medicine Propaedeutic, Oncology Section, University General Hospital Attikon, Athens, Greece
    Lung Cancer 58:355-61. 2007
  8. ncbi [Serum testosterone, dihydrotestosterone, luteinizing hormone and follicle-stimulating hormone versus prostate specific antigen in patients with localized prostate adenocarcinoma who underwent radical prostatectomy. Radioimmunoassays measurements]
    Athanassios Bantis
    Medical School of Democritus University of Thrace, 681 00 Alexandroupolis, Greece
    Hell J Nucl Med 10:56-61. 2007
  9. ncbi Vitamin D deficiency in the elderly in Athens, Greece
    Peter D Papapetrou
    Second Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Alexandra Hospital, Bas Sophias and K Lourou Street, Athens 11528 Greece
    J Bone Miner Metab 25:198-203. 2007
  10. ncbi Free functional muscle transfer failure and thrombophilic gene mutations as a potential risk factor: a case report
    Marios D Vekris
    Department of Orthopaedics, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
    Microsurgery 27:88-90. 2007

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  1. ncbi Emergency obstetric hysterectomy at two tertiary centers: a clinical analysis of 11 years experience
    M Varras
    Obstetrics and Gynecology Department, General State Hospital Tzaneio, Piraeus, Greece
    Clin Exp Obstet Gynecol 37:117-9. 2010
    ..The result was two maternal deaths. Although emergency obstetric hysterectomy is a life saving operation, it is associated with high maternal mortality...
  2. doi Predischarge QRS score and risk for heart failure after first ST-elevation myocardial infarction
    Andreas P Kalogeropoulos
    Division of Cardiology, University of Patras Medical School, Patras, Greece
    J Card Fail 14:225-31. 2008
    ..The prognostic value of the QRS score, a simple index of infarct size after a first ST-elevation myocardial infarction, has not been adequately explored in the reperfusion era...
  3. ncbi A female infant with Silver Russell Syndrome, mesocardia and enlargement of the clitoris
    Assimina Galli-Tsinopoulou
    4th Department of Pediatrics, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    Hormones (Athens) 7:77-81. 2008
    ..Our case constitutes another paradigm of SRS following IVF, which possibly supports the hypothesis that IVF may be associated with higher prevalence of SRS than natural fertilisation...
  4. ncbi Feasibility study of a temporary percutaneous left ventricular assist device in cardiac surgery
    Antonis A Pitsis
    St Luke s Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Ann Thorac Surg 84:1993-9. 2007
    ..The aim of this study is to evaluate a percutaneous left ventricular assist device (Tandem Heart pVAD; Cardiac Assist, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) in the postcardiotomy setting...
  5. ncbi Gray and color Doppler ultrasonography in differentiation between chronic viral hepatitis and compensated early stage cirrhosis
    Panagiotis Iliopoulos
    Department of Radiology, Agios Andreas General Hospital, Patras, Greece
    J Gastrointestin Liver Dis 16:279-86. 2007
    ..To assess the value of Gray scale (GS) and Colour Doppler Ultrasonography (CDU) in differentiating the progression of chronic viral hepatitis (CVH) and compensated liver cirrhosis (CIR)...
  6. ncbi Case series of transpancreatic septotomy as precutting technique for difficult bile duct cannulation
    D Kapetanos
    Gastroenterology Department, George Papanikolaou Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Endoscopy 39:802-6. 2007
    ..Within the framework of a prospective randomized study on pentoxifylline, precut cases were retrospectively analyzed...
  7. ncbi Combination chemotherapy with cisplatin, etoposide and irinotecan in patients with extensive small-cell lung cancer: A phase II study of the Hellenic Co-operative Oncology Group
    D Pectasides
    Second Department of Internal Medicine Propaedeutic, Oncology Section, University General Hospital Attikon, Athens, Greece
    Lung Cancer 58:355-61. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the efficacy and toxicity of cisplatin, etoposide and irinotecan as first-line treatment in patients with extensive small-cell lung cancer (E-SCLC)...
  8. ncbi [Serum testosterone, dihydrotestosterone, luteinizing hormone and follicle-stimulating hormone versus prostate specific antigen in patients with localized prostate adenocarcinoma who underwent radical prostatectomy. Radioimmunoassays measurements]
    Athanassios Bantis
    Medical School of Democritus University of Thrace, 681 00 Alexandroupolis, Greece
    Hell J Nucl Med 10:56-61. 2007
    ....
  9. ncbi Vitamin D deficiency in the elderly in Athens, Greece
    Peter D Papapetrou
    Second Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Alexandra Hospital, Bas Sophias and K Lourou Street, Athens 11528 Greece
    J Bone Miner Metab 25:198-203. 2007
    ..We found that a threshold value of 25(OH)D exists at approximately 80 nmol/l, below which secondary hyperparathyroidism ensues, as described previously...
  10. ncbi Free functional muscle transfer failure and thrombophilic gene mutations as a potential risk factor: a case report
    Marios D Vekris
    Department of Orthopaedics, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
    Microsurgery 27:88-90. 2007
    ..The possibility of thrombophilia was investigated and during the genetic investigation it was discovered that he was heterozygous for the mutations of factor V, G1691A-Leiden, A4070G and homozygous for the MTHFR C677T mutation...
  11. ncbi Patellar tendon length after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: a comparative magnetic resonance imaging study between patellar and hamstring tendon autografts
    Michael E Hantes
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Medical School, University of Thessalia, University Hospital of Larissa, Larissa, Greece
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 15:712-9. 2007
    ..In contrast harvesting of the hamstring tendons did not affect significantly the patellar tendon length. However, the incidence of patella baja and overall functional outcome was not significantly different between the two groups...
  12. ncbi Primary hydatid disease in a retroplaced gallbladder
    Michael S Pitiakoudis
    2nd Department of Surgery, Medical School, Democritus University of Thrace, 11 Kapnergaton Street, 67100 Xanthi, Greece Email
    J Gastrointestin Liver Dis 15:383-5. 2006
    ..Adjacent liver parenchyma had relatively high signal intensity on T2-weighted images. The patient underwent exploratory laparotomy, and a hydatid cyst of the gallbladder that was inflamed was evidenced...
  13. ncbi Optimal treatment of leptospirosis: queries and projections
    Georgios Pappas
    Institute of Continuing Medical Education of Ioannina, Har Trikoupi 10, Ioannina 45333, Greece
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 28:491-6. 2006
    ..In vitro studies have outlined potential antimicrobial candidates such as macrolides and ketolides. Development of a globally accepted subunit vaccine for humans is warranted but is not expected in the near future...
  14. ncbi Multifocal bigerminal mature teratomas of the head and neck
    A Delides
    Department of Otolaryngology, Athens Medical Center, Athens, Greece
    J Laryngol Otol 120:967-9. 2006
    ..We report a case of an infant presenting with a multifocal bigerminal teratoma in the nasopharynx and the neck, causing a deep neck infection, and discuss the unique clinicopathological aspects of this case...
  15. doi Adverse effects of continuous ventricular pacing in patients with slower atrial fibrillation and normal left ventricular systolic function
    John A Chiladakis
    Cardiology Department, Patras University Hospital, Patras, Greece
    Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol 13:130-6. 2008
    ..We investigated whether heart rhythm regularization achieved through ventricular overdrive pacing (VP) gives additional benefit over rate control alone in patients with AF...
  16. doi Update on ventricular assist device management in the ICU
    Antonis A Pitsis
    Cardiac Surgery Department, St Luke s Hospital, Thessaloniki Heart Institute, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Curr Opin Crit Care 14:569-78. 2008
    ..The aim of this article is to summarize the current experience in application of mechanical circulatory support, focusing on the ICU management...
  17. ncbi Late postoperative infection following spinal instrumentation: stainless steel versus titanium implants
    Konstantinos C Soultanis
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Athens, School of Medicine, Athens, Greece
    J Surg Orthop Adv 17:193-9. 2008
    ..Removal of instrumentation in combination with appropriate antibiotics was an effective treatment. Further study with long-term follow-up is necessary in order to understand the exact incidence and pathology of such infections...
  18. ncbi Is urinary tract infection after shock wave lithotripsy an aggravating factor for renal damage?
    Ioannis Vakalopoulos
    Urologic department of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    Arch Esp Urol 63:454-9. 2010
    ..To prospectively assess if urinary tract infection (UTI) after extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL) enhances immediate renal damage in patients with renal stones...
  19. doi Increased arterial stiffness and impaired endothelial function in nonalcoholic Fatty liver disease: a pilot study
    Charalambos Vlachopoulos
    Department of Cardiology, Athens Medical School, Hippokration General Hospital, Greece
    Am J Hypertens 23:1183-9. 2010
    ..Through a global approach, we investigated the relationships between NAFLD and functional arterial changes and early atherosclerosis...
  20. doi Fever and agitation in elderly ICU patients: a descriptive study
    Panagiotis Kiekkas
    Patras Specialized Hospital for Pulmonary Diseases, Patras, Greece
    Intensive Crit Care Nurs 26:169-74. 2010
    ..To investigate the association between fever and agitation in elderly, critically ill patients...
  21. doi Prediction of cardiovascular events and all-cause mortality with arterial stiffness: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Charalambos Vlachopoulos
    Peripheral Vessels Unit, 1st Department of Cardiology, Athens Medical School, Hippokration Hospital, Athens, Greece
    J Am Coll Cardiol 55:1318-27. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to calculate robust quantitative estimates of the predictive value of aortic pulse wave velocity (PWV) for future cardiovascular (CV) events and all-cause mortality by meta-analyses of longitudinal studies...
  22. doi Normalisation of total body iron load with very intensive combined chelation reverses cardiac and endocrine complications of thalassaemia major
    Kallistheni Farmaki
    Transfusion Department and Thalassaemia Unit, General Hospital of Corinth, Leoforos Athinon 53, Corinth 20100, Greece
    Br J Haematol 148:466-75. 2010
    ..These results suggest that intensive combined chelation normalized patients' iron load and thereby prevented and reversed cardiac and multiple endocrine complications associated with transfusion iron overload...
  23. doi Vitiligo in children
    Talia Kakourou
    First Pediatric Department Athens University, Aghia Sophia Children s Hospital, Athens, Greece
    World J Pediatr 5:265-8. 2009
    ..Vitiligo is an acquired depigmentary disorder affecting around 1% of the world's population. In 25% of cases it has its onset prior to the age of 14 years...
  24. doi Targeting MET as a strategy to overcome crosstalk-related resistance to EGFR inhibitors
    Michalis V Karamouzis
    Department of Biological Chemistry, Medical School, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Lancet Oncol 10:709-17. 2009
    ..We also discuss the rationale and future perspectives of the combinatorial blockade of HGF-MET and EGFR signalling cascades in cancer treatment...
  25. ncbi A unique case of palatinate tonsil metastasis from endometrial cancer
    L Zepiridis
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Papageorgiou General Hospital, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    Eur J Gynaecol Oncol 30:229-30. 2009
    ..In conclusion, a unique case of a palatinate tonsil tumour as the first metastatic site in an endometrial cancer patient is reported...
  26. doi Rapamycin for focal segmental glomerulosclerosis: a report of 3 cases
    George Tsagalis
    Renal Unit, Alexandra Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Am J Kidney Dis 54:340-4. 2009
    ..We describe results for 3 patients treated with a combination of low-dose steroids and rapamycin for FSGS, focusing on the importance of maintaining low drug (rapamycin) levels by using a twice-daily regimen...
  27. ncbi Terazosin treatment suppresses basic fibroblast growth factor expression in the rat ventral prostate
    Dionisios Mitropoulos
    Department of Urology, University of Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Clin Invest Med 32:E1-7. 2009
    ..We evaluated the in vivo effect of the alpha1 blocker, terazosin, on the expression of basic fibroblast growth factor (bFGF) in the rat ventral prostate...
  28. pmc Complex chromosome rearrangement in a child with microcephaly, dysmorphic facial features and mosaicism for a terminal deletion del(18)(q21.32-qter) investigated by FISH and array-CGH: Case report
    Emmanouil Manolakos
    Genomedica SA, Piraeus, Greece
    Mol Cytogenet 1:24. 2008
    ..32-qter) in the one chromosome 18, but furthermore revealed the presence of a duplication in q21.2 in the other chromosome 18. The case is discussed concerning comparable previously reported cases and the possible mechanisms of formation...
  29. doi Functional effects of local thyroid hormone administration after sciatic nerve injury in rats
    Ioannis Papakostas
    Pharmacology Department, Medical School of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Microsurgery 29:35-41. 2009
    ..In conclusion, T3 seems to accelerate the return of sensory function after complete transection of the sciatic nerves in Lewis rats without a significant effect on motor nerve recovery...
  30. ncbi Thrombosis in paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria at a glance: a clinical review
    Panayiotis D Ziakas
    Bone Marrow Transplantation Unit, Hygeia Diagnostic and Therapeutic Centre, Athens, Greece
    Curr Vasc Pharmacol 6:347-53. 2008
    ..However, up to now, only bone marrow transplantation permanently abolishes the coagulation defect...
  31. ncbi Ross procedure: medium-term results
    Antonis A Pitsis
    Thessaloniki Heart Institute, St Lucas Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Hellenic J Cardiol 47:160-3. 2006
    ..The Ross procedure is a safe alternative option for aortic valve replacement in selected patients. Here we present the medium-term results of our experience with this procedure...
  32. ncbi Arthroscopic meniscal repair: a comparative study between three different surgical techniques
    Michael E Hantes
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Medical School, University of Thessalia, University Hospital of Larissa, 20 Ipsilantou Str, 41223 Larissa, Greece
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 14:1232-7. 2006
    ..According to our results, arhtroscopic meniscal repair with the inside-out technique seems to be superior in comparison with the other methods because it offers a high rate of meniscus healing without prolonged operation time...
  33. ncbi [Louis Ombrédanne (1871-1956) and the cure for hypospadias]
    Georges Androutsos
    Prog Urol 13:277-84. 2003
    ..Ombrédanne was one of the founders of paediatric surgery. He was the inventor of surgery technics. His methods used in infantile urology became classics, such as hypospadias' operation...
  34. pmc Patent ductus arteriosus endarteritis in a 40-year old woman, diagnosed with transesophageal echocardiography. A case report and a brief review of the literature
    Nikos T Kouris
    Cardiology Dept, Western Attica General Hospital, Athens 12351, Greece
    Cardiovasc Ultrasound 1:2. 2003
  35. ncbi Arterial wall temperature following coronary stent implantation in pigs: the role of post-stent inflammation
    Leonidas Diamantopoulos
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Herestraat 49, 3000, Leuven, Belgium
    J Invasive Cardiol 15:191-7. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate in vivo the arterial wall temperature after coronary stent implantation in pigs...
  36. ncbi Benefits and limitations of enteral nutrition in the early postoperative period
    Christos Dervenis
    1st Department of Surgery, Agia Olga Hospital, 3 5 Agias Olgas Street, 14233, Athens, Greece
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 387:441-9. 2003
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  37. ncbi Prognostic factors in Greek patients with small cell lung cancer (SCLC). A Hellenic Cooperative Oncology Group study
    C Christodolou
    Henry Dunan Hospital, 107 Mesogion Street, 11526, Athens, Greece
    Anticancer Res 22:3749-57. 2002
    ..Prognostic factors among Greek patients with SCLC were evaluated...
  38. ncbi Oral L-arginine improves endothelial dysfunction in patients with essential hypertension
    John P Lekakis
    Department of Clinical Therapeutics, Athens University, Alexandra Hospital, Greece
    Int J Cardiol 86:317-23. 2002
    ....
  39. ncbi Pesticide residues in thermal mineral water in Greece
    H Karasali
    Laboratory of Physical and Chemical Examination of Pesticides, Benaki Phytopathological Institute, Athens, Greece
    J Environ Sci Health B 37:465-74. 2002
    ..005 to 0.01 microg/L. Other pesticides detected were phorate (in five samples), propachlor (in two samples) and chlorpyriphos ethyl (in three samples) but in concentrations far below the permissible levels...
  40. pmc Immune changes in patients with advanced breast cancer undergoing chemotherapy with taxanes
    N Tsavaris
    Department of Pathophysiology Oncology Unit, Laikon General Hospital, Athens University School of Medicine, 11527 Athens, Greece
    Br J Cancer 87:21-7. 2002
    ..Moreover, the effects of docetaxel are in all the above parameters more pronounced than those of paclitaxel...
  41. ncbi Treatment of anemia in low-risk myelodysplastic syndromes with amifostine. In vitro testing of response
    N Viniou
    1st Department of Internal Medicine, University of Athens School of Medicine, Laikon General Hospital, 24 Sofokleous Street, 17671, Greece
    Ann Hematol 81:182-6. 2002
    ..8%. We conclude that 300 mg/m2 is an adequate initial treatment for low-risk MDS patients and both clonogenic assays have a strong predicting value for response to treatment...
  42. ncbi Gastric cancer occurring after vertical banded gastroplasty
    Alexandros Papakonstantinou
    1st Surgical Department, Organ Transplantation Unit, Evangelismos Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Obes Surg 12:118-20. 2002
    ..He expired 6 months later. From our case and review of the literature, development of gastric cancer after VBG is very rare. The authors suggest that patients undergoing VBG be monitored by endoscopy after the operation...
  43. ncbi Initial experience with a newer generation coronary stent
    A S Manolis
    Cardiology Section, Patras University, Rio, Patras, Greece
    J Invasive Cardiol 13:217-22. 2001
    ..The aim of this study was to prospectively review the results of a preliminary experience with the newer generation R stent in a series of 56 patients...
  44. ncbi Stent deployment in calcified lesions: can we overcome calcific restraint with high-pressure balloon inflations?
    M Vavuranakis
    Department of Cardiology, Hippokration Hospital, University of Athens, Greece
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 52:164-72. 2001
    ..Increases in stent lumen area with high-pressure balloon inflations in moderate-severe calcified CA lesions are at the expense of symmetry. This may affect clinical restenosis...
  45. ncbi Effects of thoracolumbosacral orthosis on spinal deformities, trunk asymmetry, and frontal lower rib cage in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis
    P Korovessis
    Orthopaedic Department, Spine Unit, General Hospital Agios Andreas Patras, Greece
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 25:2064-71. 2000
    ..Prospective study...
  46. ncbi Potential role of bcl-2 and bax mRNA and protein expression in chronic hepatitis type B and C: a clinicopathologic study
    Athanassios C Tsamandas
    Departments of Pathology, University of Patras School of Medicine, Patras, Greece
    Mod Pathol 16:1273-88. 2003
    ..This may lead to new strategies in the management of human liver disease to prevent the progression to chronic liver failure...
  47. ncbi Correlation between backpack weight and way of carrying, sagittal and frontal spinal curvatures, athletic activity, and dorsal and low back pain in schoolchildren and adolescents
    Panagiotis Korovessis
    Spine Unit, Orthopaedic Department, General Hospital Agios Anddeas, Patras, Greece
    J Spinal Disord Tech 17:33-40. 2004
    ..Girls who participated in sports activities seem to experience more often DP and LBP than boys. Short children who carry backpacks as heavy as do tall children at the same age are more prone to LBP...
  48. ncbi Breast cancer after curative chemotherapy in non-Hodgkin's lymphoma: examination of the role of drug resistance and retrospective comparison to the outcome of de novo breast cancer
    N Tsavaris
    Department of Pathophysiology, Laikon General Hospital, Athens University School of Medicine, 11527 Athens, Greece
    Oncol Rep 11:899-903. 2004
    ....
  49. ncbi Is HCl duloxetine effective in the management of urinary stress incontinence after radical prostatectomy?
    Athanasios Zahariou
    Urology Department, Elpis Hospital, Volos, Greece
    Urol Int 77:9-12. 2006
    ....
  50. ncbi Hypocalcemic heart failure in thalassemic patients
    M Tsironi
    First Department of Internal Medicine, University of Athens, Medical School, Laiko Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Int J Hematol 83:314-7. 2006
    ....
  51. ncbi Risk factors for severe hypoglycaemia in type 2 diabetic patients admitted to hospital in Piraeus, Greece
    A Sotiropoulos
    Third Medical Department and Diabetes Clinic, General Hospital of Nikaea, Piraeus, Greece
    East Mediterr Health J 11:485-9. 2005
    ..Logistic regression analysis showed that knowledge about diabetes mellitus correlated with educational status and with follow-up in a diabetes clinic...
  52. ncbi Aortic stiffness in patients undergoing hemodialysis is positively related to antigen presenting cell-dependent T-lymphocyte reactivity
    Theodoros Eleftheriadis
    Department of Nephrology, 2nd IKA Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Ren Fail 28:63-8. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of antigen-presenting cell-dependent T-lymphocyte reactivity on aortic stiffness in HD patients...
  53. ncbi Kounis syndrome (allergic angina and allergic myocardial infarction): a natural paradigm?
    Nicholas G Kounis
    Medical Sciences, School of Health Sciences, Patras Highest Institute of Education and Technology, 7 Aratou Street, Queen Olgas Square, Patras 26221, Greece
    Int J Cardiol 110:7-14. 2006
    ..Drugs and natural molecules which stabilize mast cell membrane and monoclonal antibodies that protect mast cell surface could emerge as novel therapeutic modalities capable to prevent acute coronary and cerebrovascular events...
  54. ncbi Paclitaxel plus carboplatin versus paclitaxel plus alternating carboplatin and cisplatin for initial treatment of advanced ovarian cancer: long-term efficacy results: a Hellenic Cooperative Oncology Group (HeCOG) study
    G Aravantinos
    Agii Anargiri Cancer Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Ann Oncol 16:1116-22. 2005
    ..The two platinum derivatives have been previously combined as they are not totally cross-resistant and as they share no overlapping toxicities...
  55. ncbi Greater trochanter bursitis pain syndrome in females with chronic low back pain and sciatica
    Fares Sayegh
    Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    Acta Orthop Belg 70:423-8. 2004
    ..Peritrochanteric infiltration with glucocorticoids mixed with 2% lidocaine relieves patients from their symptoms for a long period of time. Recurrence should always be expected, but treatment may be repeated...
  56. ncbi Enzymatic oxidation of 2-phenylethylamine to phenylacetic acid and 2-phenylethanol with special reference to the metabolism of its intermediate phenylacetaldehyde
    Georgios I Panoutsopoulos
    Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, School of Pharmacy, University of Bradford, Bradford, West Yorkshire BD7 1DP, UK
    Basic Clin Pharmacol Toxicol 95:273-9. 2004
    ..Thus aldehyde dehydrogenase is not the only enzyme oxidising xenobiotic and endobiotic aldehydes and the role of aldehyde oxidase in such reactions should not be ignored...
  57. ncbi Combined chemotherapy and radiotherapy during conception and first two trimesters of gestation in a woman with metastatic breast cancer
    Charalampos Andreadis
    3rd Department of Clinical Oncology, Theagenion Cancer Hospital of Thessaloniki, 540 07 Thessaloniki, Greece
    Gynecol Oncol 95:252-5. 2004
    ..The literature of anthracycline treatment during conception and the first trimester is reviewed. The effects of tamoxifen and biphosphonate therapy on the fetus during pregnancy are also discussed...
  58. ncbi Diabetes mellitus and unstable coronary artery disease: improved clinical outcome of coronary artery stenting in an era of glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitors and lipid-lowering therapy
    Vassilis A Voudris
    First Cardiology Department, Onassis Cardiac Surgery Center, Athens, Greece
    Coron Artery Dis 15:353-9. 2004
    ....
  59. ncbi Management of 150 flail chest injuries: analysis of risk factors affecting outcome
    Kalliopi Athanassiadi
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, General Hospital of Nikea Piraeus, Hellas, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 26:373-6. 2004
    ..Flail chest continues to be an important injury with significant complications. The records of 150 patients presenting with flail chest injury were reviewed to determine risk factors affecting morbidity and mortality...
  60. ncbi Small cell carcinoma metastatic to the mandible. Report of a case
    N Zachariades
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, KAT General District Hospital formerly Apostle Paul s Accidents Hospital, Kifissia, Athens, Greece
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 33:307-9. 2004
    ..Small cell carcinoma either primary or metastatic is an uncommon malignancy in the oral and perioral tissues. We are reporting such a case...
  61. ncbi [The lithiasis of urinary tract and its treatment by Ambroise Paré (1509-1590)]
    Georges Androutsos
    Histoire de la Médecine, Faculté de Médecine de l Université d Ioannina, Grece
    Prog Urol 14:109-17. 2004
    ..Ambroise Paré, founder of surgery, by his research and books concerning urology, made an enormous contribution to the foundation of this discipline. The treatment of urinary tract's lithiasis in the Works of Paré...
  62. ncbi Weekly docetaxel in minimally pretreated cancer patients: a dose-escalation study focused on feasibility and cumulative toxicity of long-term administration
    E Briasoulis
    Medical Oncology Department, Ioannina University Hospital, Greece
    Ann Oncol 10:701-6. 1999
    ..Therefore, optimisation of its clinical use is highly warranted. This is a dose-escalation study of weekly docetaxel particularly focused on the feasibility of long-term administration and characterisation of cumulative toxicity...