University of Thessaly

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Organization: University of Thessaly
Country: Greece

Top Publications

  1. doi Vascularized bone grafts for upper limb reconstruction: defects at the distal radius, wrist, and hand
    Konstantinos N Malizos
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, School of Health Sciences, University of Thessalia, Larissa, Greece
    J Hand Surg Am 35:1710-8. 2010
  2. doi The ubiquitin-proteasome system in cancer, a major player in DNA repair. Part 1: post-translational regulation
    Panagiotis J Vlachostergios
    Division of Medical Oncology, University Hospital of Larissa, Larissa, Greece
    J Cell Mol Med 13:3006-18. 2009
  3. doi Use of a mini-external fixator for the treatment of hand fractures
    Z Dailiana
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Thessalia, Larissa, Greece
    J Hand Surg Am 34:630-6. 2009
  4. ncbi Xanthogranulomatous salpingitis: report of three cases and comparison with a case of pseudoxanthomatous salpingitis
    E Kostopoulou
    Department of Pathology, University Hospital of Larissa, Medical School of Thessaly, Larissa, Greece
    Clin Exp Obstet Gynecol 35:291-4. 2008
  5. pmc Legionella species colonization of water distribution systems, pools and air conditioning systems in cruise ships and ferries
    Georgia Goutziana
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Thessaly, Larissa, Greece
    BMC Public Health 8:390. 2008
  6. doi Correlation between cyclin B1 immunostaining in cervical biopsies and HPV detection by PCR
    Evanthia Kostopoulou
    Department of Pathology, School of Medicine, University of Thessalia, Larissa, Greece
    Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol 17:115-20. 2009
  7. ncbi A case of membranous nephropathy associated with Sjögren syndrome, polymyositis and autoimmune hepatitis
    I Stefanidis
    Department of Nephrology, University of Thessaly, Larissa, Greece
    Clin Nephrol 70:245-50. 2008
  8. doi Baseline levels of CD8+ T cells against survivin and survivin-2B in the blood of lung cancer patients and cancer-free individuals
    Vaios Karanikas
    Cancer Immunology Unit, Department of Immunology and Histocompatibility, School of Medicine, University of Thessaly, University Hospital of Larissa, GR 411 10 Larissa, Greece
    Clin Immunol 129:230-40. 2008
  9. doi Effects of the active constituents of Crocus sativus L., crocins, in an animal model of anxiety
    N Pitsikas
    Department of Pharmacology, School of Medicine, University of Thessaly, Larissa, Greece
    Phytomedicine 15:1135-9. 2008
  10. doi Acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding in central Greece: the role of clinical and endoscopic variables in bleeding outcome
    A N Kapsoritakis
    Department of Gastroenterology, School of Medicine, University of Thessaly, 41110, Larissa, Greece
    Dig Dis Sci 54:333-41. 2009

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  1. doi Vascularized bone grafts for upper limb reconstruction: defects at the distal radius, wrist, and hand
    Konstantinos N Malizos
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, School of Health Sciences, University of Thessalia, Larissa, Greece
    J Hand Surg Am 35:1710-8. 2010
    ..This article focuses on defects of the distal radius, the wrist, and the hand...
  2. doi The ubiquitin-proteasome system in cancer, a major player in DNA repair. Part 1: post-translational regulation
    Panagiotis J Vlachostergios
    Division of Medical Oncology, University Hospital of Larissa, Larissa, Greece
    J Cell Mol Med 13:3006-18. 2009
    ....
  3. doi Use of a mini-external fixator for the treatment of hand fractures
    Z Dailiana
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Thessalia, Larissa, Greece
    J Hand Surg Am 34:630-6. 2009
    ..To evaluate the outcome of hand fractures managed with mini-external fixators (MEFs) in order to assess their usefulness in different fracture types and to make recommendations regarding potential applications...
  4. ncbi Xanthogranulomatous salpingitis: report of three cases and comparison with a case of pseudoxanthomatous salpingitis
    E Kostopoulou
    Department of Pathology, University Hospital of Larissa, Medical School of Thessaly, Larissa, Greece
    Clin Exp Obstet Gynecol 35:291-4. 2008
    ..In the present report three cases of xanthogranulomatous salpingitis and one case of pseudoxanthomatous salpingitis are presented and their clinical, pathological and histochemical features are compared...
  5. pmc Legionella species colonization of water distribution systems, pools and air conditioning systems in cruise ships and ferries
    Georgia Goutziana
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Thessaly, Larissa, Greece
    BMC Public Health 8:390. 2008
    ..colonization associated with ship water systems and water characteristics...
  6. doi Correlation between cyclin B1 immunostaining in cervical biopsies and HPV detection by PCR
    Evanthia Kostopoulou
    Department of Pathology, School of Medicine, University of Thessalia, Larissa, Greece
    Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol 17:115-20. 2009
    ..In cases of nondiagnostic atypia immunoreactivity, cyclin B1 could be considered as a surrogate test...
  7. ncbi A case of membranous nephropathy associated with Sjögren syndrome, polymyositis and autoimmune hepatitis
    I Stefanidis
    Department of Nephrology, University of Thessaly, Larissa, Greece
    Clin Nephrol 70:245-50. 2008
    ..We present a case of a 43-year-old female patient suffering from SS accompanied by polymyositis, membranous nephropathy and autoimmune hepatitis...
  8. doi Baseline levels of CD8+ T cells against survivin and survivin-2B in the blood of lung cancer patients and cancer-free individuals
    Vaios Karanikas
    Cancer Immunology Unit, Department of Immunology and Histocompatibility, School of Medicine, University of Thessaly, University Hospital of Larissa, GR 411 10 Larissa, Greece
    Clin Immunol 129:230-40. 2008
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  9. doi Effects of the active constituents of Crocus sativus L., crocins, in an animal model of anxiety
    N Pitsikas
    Department of Pharmacology, School of Medicine, University of Thessaly, Larissa, Greece
    Phytomedicine 15:1135-9. 2008
    ..Conversely, lower doses of crocins (15-30 mg/kg) did not substantially modify animals' behaviour. The present results indicate that treatment with these active constituents of Crocus sativus L. induce anxiolytic-like effects in the rat...
  10. doi Acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding in central Greece: the role of clinical and endoscopic variables in bleeding outcome
    A N Kapsoritakis
    Department of Gastroenterology, School of Medicine, University of Thessaly, 41110, Larissa, Greece
    Dig Dis Sci 54:333-41. 2009
    ..Smoking also increases the risk of re-bleeding. Patients with re-bleeding episodes must be managed intensively because of the higher risk of death...
  11. doi Purulent flexor tenosynovitis: factors influencing the functional outcome
    Z H Dailiana
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, School of Health Sciences, University of Thessalia, Larissa, Greece
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 33:280-5. 2008
    ..Early diagnosis of purulent flexor tenosynovitis followed by drainage through small incisions and continuous postoperative irrigation appear, from this retrospective review, to lead to the best functional outcome...
  12. doi Increased frequency of self-reported parasomnias in patients suffering from vitiligo
    Odysseas Mouzas
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital of Larissa, 411 10, Larissa, Greece
    Eur J Dermatol 18:165-8. 2008
    ..This finding supports the hypothesis that neural mechanisms involving monoaminergic systems (especially the serotoninergic one) may potentially be involved in the aetiopathology of vitiligo...
  13. doi The role of MTHFR gene in multiple myeloma
    Elias Zintzaras
    Department of Biomathematics, University of Thessaly School of Medicine, Papakyriazi 22, 41222 Larissa, Greece
    J Hum Genet 53:499-507. 2008
    ..In conclusion, the accumulated evidence indicated an association between MTHFR C677T polymorphism and MM in Caucasians under a dominant model...
  14. doi Analgesia during extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy: fentanyl citrate versus parecoxib sodium
    Iraklis C Mitsogiannis
    Department of Urology, University of Thessaly School of Medicine, Larissa, Greece
    J Endourol 22:623-6. 2008
    ..The aim of the study was to compare the analgesic effect of a cyclooxygenase-2-specific inhibitor (parecoxib sodium) with that of our standard method of analgesia (fentanyl citrate) in patients who needed pain relief when undergoing SWL...
  15. doi Hematogenous spinal infection in central Greece
    Lazaros I Sakkas
    From the Departments of Internal Medicine Rheumatology, Thessaly University School of Medicine, Larisa, Greece
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:E513-8. 2009
    ..We retrospectively analyzed spinal infection (SpI), in a teaching Hospital, in Central Greece...
  16. doi Hereditary angioedema in Greek families caused by novel and recurrent mutations
    Matthaios Speletas
    Department of Immunology and Histocompatibility, University of Thessaly Medical School, Larissa, Greece
    Hum Immunol 70:925-9. 2009
    ..Our study identified a novel mutagenesis mechanism for HAE pathogenesis, providing additional evidence for the genetic heterogeneity of the disease...
  17. doi Endothelial nitric oxide synthase gene polymorphisms and diabetic nephropathy: a HuGE review and meta-analysis
    Elias Zintzaras
    Department of Biomathematics, University of Thessaly School of Medicine, Larissa, Greece
    Genet Med 11:695-706. 2009
    ..Studies exploring gene and environment interactions with endothelial nitric oxide synthase polymorphisms may help understand better the genetics of diabetic nephropathy...
  18. doi Nonbacterial thrombotic (marantic) endocarditis in a patient with colorectal cancer
    Panagiotis J Vlachostergios
    Department of Medical Oncology, University Hospital of Larissa, Mezourlo 41110, Larissa, Greece
    Onkologie 33:456-9. 2010
    ..Marantic endocarditis, presently termed nonbacterial thrombotic endocarditis (NBTE), is an infrequent post-mortem diagnosis in the adult population but a not so rare event in the course of neoplastic conditions...
  19. doi The generalized odds ratio as a measure of genetic risk effect in the analysis and meta-analysis of association studies
    Elias Zintzaras
    Department of Biomathematics, University of Thessaly School of Medicine, Larissa, Greece
    Stat Appl Genet Mol Biol 9:Article21. 2010
    ..Application of the ORG could overcome the shortcomings of multiple model testing or erroneous model specification and provides an alternative and robust way for genetic association testing...
  20. doi Congenital hip disease in adults: terminology, classification, pre-operative planning and management
    T Karachalios
    Orthopaedic Department Faculty of Medicine, School of Health Sciences, University of Thessalia, Larissa 41110, Greece
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 92:914-21. 2010
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  21. pmc Characteristics of meropenem heteroresistance in Klebsiella pneumoniae carbapenemase (KPC)-producing clinical isolates of K. pneumoniae
    Spyros Pournaras
    Department of Microbiology, Medical School, University of Thessaly, Larissa, Greece
    J Clin Microbiol 48:2601-4. 2010
    ..Time-kill assays indicated that meropenem alone was not bactericidal against KPC-KP but efficiently killed the control strains...
  22. doi Forest classification trees and forest support vector machines algorithms: Demonstration using microarray data
    Elias Zintzaras
    Department of Biomathematics, University of Thessaly School of Medicine, Larissa, Greece
    Comput Biol Med 40:519-24. 2010
    ..The proposed methodologies may be used for identifying important variables in high dimensional data. Furthermore, the FCT allows exploring the data structure and provides a decision rule...
  23. ncbi Association of plaque echostructure and cardiovascular risk factors with symptomatic carotid artery disease
    A D Giannoukas
    Department of Vascular Surgery, University Hospital of Larissa, University of Thessaly Medical School, Larissa, Greece
    J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 51:245-51. 2010
    ..This study was conducted to investigate the association of plaque echostructure and other established and emerging cardiovascular risk factors with symptomatic ICA disease...
  24. doi Cord blood as a source of non-senescent lymphocytes for tumor immunotherapy
    Anastasios E Germenis
    Department of Immunology and Histocompatibility, School of Medicine, University of Thessaly, PO Box 1400, GR 411 10 Larissa, Greece
    J Reprod Immunol 85:47-50. 2010
    ..Finally, umbilical cord blood anti-tumor specific T cell clones are unlikely to have participated in tumor immunoediting, making them more efficient than host T cells in eradicating tumor cells...
  25. doi Randomized trials of dopamine agonists in restless legs syndrome: a systematic review, quality assessment, and meta-analysis
    Elias Zintzaras
    Department of Biomathematics, University of Thessaly School of Medicine, Larissa, Greece
    Clin Ther 32:221-37. 2010
    ..The use of dopamine agonists (DAs) for the treatment of restless legs syndrome (RLS) has been assessed in numerous randomized clinical trials (RCTs)...
  26. doi Naturally occurring tumor-specific CD8+ T-cell precursors in individuals with and without cancer
    Vaios Karanikas
    Department of Immunology and Histocompatibility, School of Medicine, University of Thessaly, Larissa, Greece
    Immunol Cell Biol 88:575-85. 2010
    ..Hence, our findings could have an important role for the design of improved immunotherapeutic approaches for lung cancer...
  27. doi Genetic variants of homocysteine/folate metabolism pathway and risk of inflammatory bowel disease: a synopsis and meta-analysis of genetic association studies
    Elias Zintzaras
    Department of Biomathematics, University of Thessaly School of Medicine, Larissa, Greece
    Biomarkers 15:69-79. 2010
    ..12-1.97) and OR 1.55 (1.12-2.15), respectively). The effect sizes for Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis were similar to IBD. Cumulative meta-analysis for C677T indicated a downward trend of association as information accumulates...
  28. doi Genetic association studies in patients with traumatic brain injury
    Efthimios Dardiotis
    Department of Neurology, Laboratory of Neurogenetics, University of Thessaly, University Hospital of Larissa, Larissa, Greece
    Neurosurg Focus 28:E9. 2010
    ....
  29. doi Patient-specific internal radionuclide dosimetry
    Ioannis Tsougos
    Department of Medical Physics, Medical School, University of Thessaly, University Hospital, Larissa, Greece
    Nucl Med Commun 31:97-106. 2010
    ..The aim of this work is to provide adequate information on internal emitter dosimetry and a state-of-the-art review of the current methodology and future trends...
  30. doi Psychosocial correlates of insomnia in an adolescent population
    Konstantinos E Siomos
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Thessaly Medical School, University Hospital, Larisa, Greece
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 41:262-73. 2010
    ..Psychosocial correlates are important factors to consider when faced with insomnia complaints in this age group. More research is needed in important timelines in the developmental history of a young adult...
  31. ncbi Genetic association studies in osteonecrosis of the femoral head: mini review of the literature
    Georgios Hadjigeorgiou
    Department of Neurology, Medical School, Larissa University Hospital, University of Thessaly, 22 Papakyriazi Street, Larissa 41222, Greece
    Skeletal Radiol 37:1-7. 2008
  32. ncbi Low RLS prevalence and awareness in central Greece: an epidemiological survey
    G M Hadjigeorgiou
    Department of Neurology, Medical School of Larissa, University of Thessaly, Larissa, Greece
    Eur J Neurol 14:1275-80. 2007
    ..We provide further evidence for low prevalence of RLS in south-east Europe and a low level of awareness of RLS in our region...
  33. ncbi IL-1RN and IL-1B gene polymorphisms and cerebral hemorrhagic events after traumatic brain injury
    G M Hadjigeorgiou
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital of Larissa, Medical School, University of Thessaly, Larissa 41222, Greece
    Neurology 65:1077-82. 2005
    ..To investigate the association of (variable number tandem repeat) interleukin (IL) 1RN and (-511) IL-1B gene polymorphisms with brain hemorrhagic events after traumatic brain injury (TBI)...
  34. ncbi Evaluation of dose-response models and parameters predicting radiation induced pneumonitis using clinical data from breast cancer radiotherapy
    Ioannis Tsougos
    Department of Medical Physics, Medical School, University of Thessaly, Larissa, Hellas, Greece
    Phys Med Biol 50:3535-54. 2005
    ....
  35. ncbi Mass gathering preparedness: the experience of the Athens 2004 Olympic and Para-Olympic Games
    Christos Hadjichristodoulou
    Medical School, University of Thessaly, Larisa, Greece
    J Environ Health 67:52-7. 2005
    ..The Olympic Games are a difficult assignment that demands extensive planning, appropriate resources, and timely reporting and coordination among the various public health agencies...
  36. ncbi The relationship between C677T methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase gene polymorphism and retinopathy in type 2 diabetes: a meta-analysis
    Elias Zintzaras
    Department of Biomathematics, University of Thessaly School of Medicine, Papakyriazi 22, Larissa, 41222, Greece
    J Hum Genet 50:267-75. 2005
    ..There is a source of bias in the selected studies: the largest studies failed to show association while the smallest study claimed an association. The above findings reinforce the need for larger and more rigourous studies in this area...
  37. ncbi Circulating adhesion molecules levels in type 2 diabetes mellitus and hypertension
    Mary S Boulbou
    Department of Physiology, Medical School, University of Thessaly, 22 Papakyriazi, 41222 Larissa, Greece
    Int J Cardiol 98:39-44. 2005
    ..The aim of the study was to examine endothelial activation in type 2 diabetes and hypertension as indicated by adhesion molecule levels and further to investigate whether the coexistence of the above conditions has a different effect...
  38. ncbi Functional similarities between pleura and the renal proximal tubule--membrane and cellular considerations
    Konstantinos I Gourgoulianis
    Pulmonary Department, Medical School, University of Thessaly, 22 Papakyriazi, 41222 Larissa, Greece
    Med Hypotheses 64:83-5. 2005
    ..In contrast to previous conflicting theories concerning pleura fluid movement, the same functional characteristics suggest the hypothesis that physiology of pleura is similar to proximal tubules...
  39. ncbi MR imaging findings in early osteoarthritis of the knee
    Theofilos Karachalios
    Othopaedic Department, University of Thessaly, University Hospital of Larissa, Papakiriazi 22, Hellenic Republic, Larissa 41222, Greece
    Eur J Radiol 50:225-30. 2004
    ..To carry out a modern diagnostic survey among patients with a clinical and radiological diagnosis of early osteoarthritis of the knee...
  40. ncbi Analysis of the penumbra enlargement in lung versus the quality index of photon beams: a methodology to check the dose calculation algorithm
    Miltiadis F Tsiakalos
    Department of Medical Physics, University of Larissa, Larissa, Hellas, Greece
    Med Phys 31:943-9. 2004
    ..This check is very important especially when higher energies are used, as the inaccuracies in existing algorithms can lead to an incorrect choice of energy for lung treatment and consequently to a failure in tumor control...
  41. ncbi Modulatory effect of the ovary on LH secretion
    Ioannis E Messinis
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Thessalia, Medical School, 22 Papakiriazi Street, 41222 Larissa, Greece
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 997:35-41. 2003
    ..Further research is expected to clarify the role of GnSAF in women's physiology...
  42. ncbi The major route for absorption of fluid from the pleural space
    K I Gourgoulianis
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, University of Thessaly, Medical School, Larissa, Greece
    Lymphology 35:97-8. 2002
  43. ncbi Indoor maternal smoking doubles adolescents' exhaled carbon monoxide
    K I Gourgoulianis
    Department of Pulmonary, University of Thessaly, Larissa, Greece
    Acta Paediatr 91:712-3. 2002
    ..67 +/- 14.62 ppm) than non-smokers with smoking mothers (6 +/- 2.5 ppm) and non-smokers (2.37 +/- 0.56 ppm), late in the evening (21.00 h). The levels of exhaled CO in non-smoking adolescents doubled if their mothers smoked...
  44. ncbi Sodium and body fluid homeostasis in profiling hemodialysis treatment
    I Stefanidis
    Division of Nephrology, University of Thessaly, Greece
    Int J Artif Organs 25:421-8. 2002
    ..Profiling of sodium should not be the cause of a positive sodium balance. The clinical benefits of sodium profiling to the patients have still to be proven...
  45. ncbi The clinical performance of a small diameter tibial nailing system with a mechanical distal aiming device
    T Karachalios
    Orthopaedic Department, Faculty of Medicine, School of Health Studies, University of Thessaly, Papakiriazi 22, 41222 Larissa, Greece
    Injury 31:451-9. 2000
    ..We conclude that this nailing system is clinically effective and that distal locking can be performed easily, without exposure to radiation...
  46. ncbi Transosseous application of low-intensity ultrasound for the enhancement and monitoring of fracture healing process in a sheep osteotomy model
    Konstantinos N Malizos
    Department of Orthopaedics, Medical School, University of Thessaly, GR 412 22 Larissa, Greece
    Bone 38:530-9. 2006
    ..Both the LiUS application and the ultrasonic measurements are supported by an integrated telemedicine system which also incorporates an ultrasound wearable device and a patient management system...
  47. ncbi Non-parametric classification of protein secondary structures
    Elias Zintzaras
    Department of Biomathematics, University of Thessaly School of Medicine, Greece
    Comput Biol Med 36:145-56. 2006
    ..The presented algorithm might be suitable for a rapid preliminary classification of proteins into their corresponding families...
  48. ncbi High resolution computed tomography findings on the lung of early breast-cancer patients treated by postoperative breast irradiation with a hypofractionated radiotherapy schedule
    G A Plataniotis
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Thessalia, Greece
    Indian J Cancer 42:191-6. 2005
    ..Aims: To evaluate radiation-induced lung toxicity in early breast-cancer patients treated by hypofractionated RT...
  49. ncbi Evaluation of abnormal heart-rate recovery after exercise testing in patients with diabetes mellitus: correlation with myocardial SPECT and chronotropic parameters
    Panagiotis Georgoulias
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, University Hospital of Larissa, Athens, Greece
    Nucl Med Commun 28:165-71. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to test whether HRR could be a useful index of myocardial ischaemia in patients suffering from diabetes mellitus...
  50. ncbi NTCP modelling and pulmonary function tests evaluation for the prediction of radiation induced pneumonitis in non-small-cell lung cancer radiotherapy
    Ioannis Tsougos
    Department of Medical Physics, Medical School, University of Thessaly, and University Hospital of Larissa, Greece
    Phys Med Biol 52:1055-73. 2007
    ..However, the use of PFTs as markers or predictors for the incidence or severity of radiation induced pneumonitis must be investigated further...
  51. pmc Tobacco use among students aged 13-15 years in Greece: the GYTS project
    Athina Kyrlesi
    Department of Public Health, Ministry of Health and Social Solidarity, Athens, Greece
    BMC Public Health 7:3. 2007
    ..Data on the prevalence of tobacco use among teenagers in Greece are limited. We examined the prevalence of smoking among middle-school students in Greece using the Global Youth Tobacco Survey (GYTS)...
  52. ncbi Mechanisms of Disease: the role of immune cells in the pathogenesis of systemic sclerosis
    Lazaros I Sakkas
    Rheumatology Section, Thessaly University School of Medicine, 22 Papakyriazi Street, Larisa 41222, Greece
    Nat Clin Pract Rheumatol 2:679-85. 2006
    ..These new insights have direct impact on the treatment of patients with systemic sclerosis; therapies that target T cells, B cells and their harmful mediators are a logical approach, and preliminary data are promising...
  53. ncbi Identification of chromosomal regions linked to premature myocardial infarction: a meta-analysis of whole-genome searches
    Elias Zintzaras
    Department of Biomathematics, University of Thessaly School of Medicine, Papakyriazi 22, 41222 Larissa, Greece
    J Hum Genet 51:1015-21. 2006
    ..3-6p21.1, 14p13-14q13.1, 8q13.2-8q22.2, 8q24.21-8q24.3) were not identified by the individual studies. The meta-analysis suggests that these four regions should be further investigated for genes that confer susceptibility to MI...
  54. ncbi Pitfalls in drying oils identification in art objects by gas chromatography
    Andreas K Tsakalof
    Department of Medicine, University of Thessaly, Larisa, Greece
    J Sep Sci 29:1642-6. 2006
    ..Packing of the glass liner with deactivated glass wool improved the sample evaporation and ensured the linearity of the instrument response and independence of the P/S ratio from sample dilution...
  55. ncbi A tree-based decision rule for identifying profile groups of cases without predefined classes: application in diffuse large B-cell lymphomas
    Elias Zintzaras
    Department of Biomathematics, University of Thessaly School of Medicine, Larissa, Greece
    Comput Biol Med 37:637-41. 2007
    ..The classification tree, as a supplement method, not only identified but also provided decision rules for identifying profile groups. Finally, it also allowed for exploration of the data structure...
  56. ncbi Gastric antral vascular ectasia (watermelon stomach) in patients with ESRD
    Ioannis Stefanidis
    Department of Nephrology, Medical School, University of Thessaly, Larissa, Greece
    Am J Kidney Dis 47:e77-82. 2006
    ..Diagnosis is based on the distinctive endoscopic appearance of the antrum, but the proximal stomach also may be involved. Application of GP ablation seems to be a safe and effective treatment for watermelon stomach...
  57. ncbi Nitric oxide donor molsidomine attenuates psychotomimetic effects of the NMDA receptor antagonist MK-801
    Nikolaos Pitsikas
    Department of Pharmacology, School of Medicine, University of Thessaly, Larissa, Greece
    J Neurosci Res 84:299-305. 2006
    ..Our findings indicate that molsidomine attenuates behavioral effects related to the hypofunction of the NMDA receptor suggesting that NO might be involved in the psychotomimetic effects of non-competitive NMDA receptor antagonists...
  58. ncbi Contralateral acute epidural haematoma following evacuation of a chronic subdural haematoma with burr-hole craniostomy and continuous closed system drainage: a rare complication
    Ioannis G Panourias
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Thessaly Medical School, 80 Kyprou Street, Volos 38221, Greece
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 108:396-9. 2006
    ..Since this is a rare, but potentially life-threatening, complication, clinicians should suspect its occurrence when an unexpected postoperative course is demonstrated...
  59. ncbi Effect of adrenaline on transmesothelial resistance of isolated sheep pleura
    S Zarogiannis
    Department of Physiology, Medical School, University of Thessaly, 22 Papakiriazi Str, Larissa 41222, Greece
    Respir Physiol Neurobiol 150:165-72. 2006
    ....
  60. pmc Performance of antibodies against tissue transglutaminase for the diagnosis of celiac disease: meta-analysis
    Elias Zintzaras
    Department of Biomathematics, University of Thessaly School of Medicine, Papakyriazi 22, GR 41222 Larissa, Greece
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 13:187-92. 2006
    ..Human tTG ELISA is sensitive and specific, and it can be used for mass screening. Sensitivity analysis showed that ph-tTG might perform better...
  61. ncbi Microsatellite instability and loss of heterozygosity at the MEN1 locus in lung carcinoid tumors: a novel approach using real-time PCR with melting curve analysis in histopathologic material
    Dimitra Vageli
    Department of Pathology, Medical School, University of Thessaly, 41222 Larissa, Greece
    Oncol Rep 15:557-64. 2006
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  62. pmc Airway responsiveness: role of inflammation, epithelium damage and smooth muscle tension
    K I Gourgoulianis
    Department of Physiology, Medical School, University of Thessaly, Greece
    Mediators Inflamm 8:261-3. 1999
    ..In contrast, low resting tension, a condition that simulates normal tidal breathing, protects from bronchoconstriction even when the epithelium is damaged...