George Samonis

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Affiliation: University of Crete
Country: Greece

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Adiponectin and cardiovascular remodeling in end-stage renal disease and co-morbid diabetes mellitus
    Dimitrios Karakitsos
    Department of Nephrology, University Hospital of Heraklion, Stavrakia, Crete, Greece
    Am J Nephrol 26:340-7. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Transorbital sonographic monitoring of optic nerve diameter in patients with severe brain injury
    D Karakitsos
    Department of Intensive Care, General State Hospital of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Transplant Proc 38:3700-6. 2006
  3. doi request reprint Antimicrobial susceptibility of Gram-negative nonurinary bacteria to fosfomycin and other antimicrobials
    George Samonis
    Department of Medicine, University Hospital of Heraklion, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Future Microbiol 5:961-70. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Antimicrobial susceptibility of Gram-positive non-urinary isolates to fosfomycin
    Matthew E Falagas
    Alfa Institute of Biomedical Sciences AIBS, 9 Neapoleos Street, 151 23 Marousi, Athens, Greece
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 35:497-9. 2010
  5. pmc Incidence, clinical, microbiological features and outcome of bloodstream infections in patients undergoing hemodialysis
    Maria Fysaraki
    2 Department of Nephrology, University Hospital of Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Int J Med Sci 10:1632-8. 2013
  6. pmc Stenotrophomonas maltophilia infections in a general hospital: patient characteristics, antimicrobial susceptibility, and treatment outcome
    George Samonis
    Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital of Heraklion, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    PLoS ONE 7:e37375. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Effect of diabetes mellitus on the clinical and microbiological features of hospitalized elderly patients with acute pyelonephritis
    Diamantis P Kofteridis
    Infectious Disease Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, Infectious Disease Unit, University Hospital of Heraklion, 71 110, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:2125-8. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Androgen deficiency and endothelial dysfunction in men with end-stage kidney disease receiving maintenance hemodialysis
    Dimitrios Karakitsos
    Department of Nephrology, University Hospital of Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Am J Nephrol 26:536-43. 2006
  9. pmc Susceptibility of urinary tract bacteria to fosfomycin
    Sofia Maraki
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, University Hospital of Heraklion, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 53:4508-10. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Salvage chemotherapy with docetaxel and pegylated liposomal doxorubicin in pretreated patients with platinum- and taxane-sensitive ovarian cancer: a multicenter phase II trial of the Hellenic Oncology Research Group (HORG)
    Filippos Koinis
    Hellenic Oncology Research Group HORG, 55 Lombardou str, 11474, Athens, Greece
    Cancer Chemother Pharmacol 73:819-25. 2014

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  1. ncbi request reprint Adiponectin and cardiovascular remodeling in end-stage renal disease and co-morbid diabetes mellitus
    Dimitrios Karakitsos
    Department of Nephrology, University Hospital of Heraklion, Stavrakia, Crete, Greece
    Am J Nephrol 26:340-7. 2006
    ..Also, plasma levels of ADP and hs-CRP were determined and their relationships with the above cardiovascular alterations were analyzed...
  2. ncbi request reprint Transorbital sonographic monitoring of optic nerve diameter in patients with severe brain injury
    D Karakitsos
    Department of Intensive Care, General State Hospital of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Transplant Proc 38:3700-6. 2006
    ..We investigated whether alterations in the optic nerve diameter (OND) correlated with brain computed tomography (CT) imaging results among patients with brain injury and whether monitoring of OND could predict brain death...
  3. doi request reprint Antimicrobial susceptibility of Gram-negative nonurinary bacteria to fosfomycin and other antimicrobials
    George Samonis
    Department of Medicine, University Hospital of Heraklion, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Future Microbiol 5:961-70. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the in vitro activity of fosfomycin against Gram-negative nonurinary isolates in a region of Greece where considerable antimicrobial resistance has been detected...
  4. doi request reprint Antimicrobial susceptibility of Gram-positive non-urinary isolates to fosfomycin
    Matthew E Falagas
    Alfa Institute of Biomedical Sciences AIBS, 9 Neapoleos Street, 151 23 Marousi, Athens, Greece
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 35:497-9. 2010
    ..Fosfomycin was inactive against the 166 enterococcal isolates tested. This old antibiotic may deserve consideration for further studies and use in clinical practice, especially for S. aureus (including MRSA) infections...
  5. pmc Incidence, clinical, microbiological features and outcome of bloodstream infections in patients undergoing hemodialysis
    Maria Fysaraki
    2 Department of Nephrology, University Hospital of Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Int J Med Sci 10:1632-8. 2013
    ..Infection is a common cause of death among hemodialysis patients. The study investigated incidence, risk factors, clinical features and outcome of bloodstream infections (BSIs) in haemodialysis patients...
  6. pmc Stenotrophomonas maltophilia infections in a general hospital: patient characteristics, antimicrobial susceptibility, and treatment outcome
    George Samonis
    Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital of Heraklion, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    PLoS ONE 7:e37375. 2012
    ..Stenotrophomonas maltophilia is acquiring increasing importance as a nosocomial pathogen...
  7. doi request reprint Effect of diabetes mellitus on the clinical and microbiological features of hospitalized elderly patients with acute pyelonephritis
    Diamantis P Kofteridis
    Infectious Disease Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, Infectious Disease Unit, University Hospital of Heraklion, 71 110, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:2125-8. 2009
    ..To study potential differences in the clinical and microbiological features of hospitalized elderly patients with acute pyelonephritis with and without diabetes mellitus...
  8. ncbi request reprint Androgen deficiency and endothelial dysfunction in men with end-stage kidney disease receiving maintenance hemodialysis
    Dimitrios Karakitsos
    Department of Nephrology, University Hospital of Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Am J Nephrol 26:536-43. 2006
    ....
  9. pmc Susceptibility of urinary tract bacteria to fosfomycin
    Sofia Maraki
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, University Hospital of Heraklion, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 53:4508-10. 2009
    ..In total, 516 (89.2%) were susceptible to fosfomycin; 415 isolates were gram negative, and 101 isolates were gram positive. Fosfomycin appears to exhibit good levels of in vitro activity against the examined urinary isolates...
  10. doi request reprint Salvage chemotherapy with docetaxel and pegylated liposomal doxorubicin in pretreated patients with platinum- and taxane-sensitive ovarian cancer: a multicenter phase II trial of the Hellenic Oncology Research Group (HORG)
    Filippos Koinis
    Hellenic Oncology Research Group HORG, 55 Lombardou str, 11474, Athens, Greece
    Cancer Chemother Pharmacol 73:819-25. 2014
    ..To evaluate the safety and antitumor activity of docetaxel (DOC) and pegylated liposomal doxorubicin (PLD) combination in patients with platinum- and taxane-sensitive ovarian cancer...
  11. doi request reprint Risk factors for carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae infection/colonization: a case-case-control study
    Diamantis P Kofteridis
    Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital of Heraklion, Crete, Greece Electronic address
    J Infect Chemother 20:293-7. 2014
    ..084). According to these results prior ICU stay, prior surgical procedure and renal disease were independent risk factors for the development of a CRKP infection/colonization...
  12. doi request reprint Changing antibiotic susceptibilities of community-acquired uropathogens in Greece, 2005-2010
    Sofia Maraki
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Parasitology, Zoonoses and Geographical Medicine, University Hospital of Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 46:202-9. 2013
    ....
  13. doi request reprint Effects of carbapenems and their combination with amikacin on murine gut colonisation by Candida albicans
    George Samonis
    Division of Medicine, University of Crete, Crete, Greece
    Mycoses 56:105-9. 2013
    ..Dissemination of Candida was not detected in any animal. These data suggest that carbapenems and carbapenem plus amikacin induce substantial increases in the murine intestinal concentration of C. albicans...
  14. pmc In vitro antimicrobial susceptibility to isepamicin of 6,296 Enterobacteriaceae clinical isolates collected at a tertiary care university hospital in Greece
    Sofia Maraki
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, University Hospital of Heraklion, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 56:3067-73. 2012
    ..It could particularly serve as a last-resort therapeutic option for carbapenem-resistant K. pneumoniae in our region, where it is endemic, as it does not show considerable cross-resistance with other aminoglycosides...
  15. pmc Skin and soft tissue infections in patients with solid tumours
    Diamantis P Kofteridis
    Infectious Disease Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital of Heraklion, 71 110 Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    ScientificWorldJournal 2012:804518. 2012
    ..Few studies have described (SSTIs) in patients with solid tumours (STs)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Hickman catheter-related bacteremia caused by Gordonia sputi in a patient with breast cancer
    Diamantis P Kofteridis
    Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital of Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    J Infect Dev Ctries 6:188-91. 2012
    ..The infection resolved after successful treatment with antibiotics and catheter removal...
  17. doi request reprint Bacteremic community-acquired pneumonia due to Pasteurella multocida
    Diamantis P Kofteridis
    Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital of Heraklion, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Int J Infect Dis 13:e81-3. 2009
    ..multocida, which later developed into pneumonia. Close animal contact should be avoided by frail, elderly patients with chronic pulmonary diseases, as it is a risk factor for pneumonia due to Pasteurella spp...
  18. doi request reprint Peritoneal dialysis-associated peritonitis: clinical features and predictors of outcome
    Diamantis P Kofteridis
    Department of Internal Medicine Infectious Disease Unit, University Hospital of Heraklion, 71 110, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Int J Infect Dis 14:e489-93. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to identify the epidemiological, clinical, and microbiological factors affecting the outcome of peritoneal dialysis (PD)-associated peritonitis...
  19. doi request reprint Antimicrobial susceptibility of multidrug-resistant (MDR) and extensively drug-resistant (XDR) Enterobacteriaceae isolates to fosfomycin
    Matthew E Falagas
    Alfa Institute of Biomedical Sciences AIBS, 9 Neapoleos Street, 151 23 Marousi, Athens, Greece
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 35:240-3. 2010
    ..We suggest further evaluation of the potential clinical utility of fosfomycin against infections caused by these pathogens...
  20. doi request reprint Epidemiology and antimicrobial sensitivities of 536 multi-drug-resistant gram-negative bacilli isolated from patients treated on surgical wards
    Sofia Maraki
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, University Hospital of Heraklion, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 13:326-31. 2012
    ..In this era of increasing antimicrobial resistance, infections caused by multi-drug-resistant (MDR) gram-negative bacilli (GNB) are becoming more common and pose a challenge to all clinicians, including surgeons...
  21. doi request reprint Treatment failure and recurrence of Clostridium difficile infection following treatment with vancomycin or metronidazole: a systematic review of the evidence
    Konstantinos Z Vardakas
    Alfa Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Athens, Greece
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 40:1-8. 2012
    ..1% and 24.0% recurrence after treatment with metronidazole and vancomycin, respectively. The variation in the reported outcomes amongst studies depends on the study design, location, funding, age and follow-up period...
  22. pmc Impact of definitive therapy with beta-lactam monotherapy or combination with an aminoglycoside or a quinolone for Pseudomonas aeruginosa bacteremia
    Ioannis A Bliziotis
    Alfa Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Athens, Greece
    PLoS ONE 6:e26470. 2011
    ..Bacteremia by Pseudomonas aeruginosa represents one severe infection. It is not clear whether beta-lactam monotherapy leads to similar rates of treatment success compared to combinations of beta-lactams with aminoglycosides or quinolones...
  23. doi request reprint Aerosolized plus intravenous colistin versus intravenous colistin alone for the treatment of ventilator-associated pneumonia: a matched case-control study
    Diamantis P Kofteridis
    Departments of Internal Medicine, University Hospital of Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Clin Infect Dis 51:1238-44. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the efficacy and safety of AS plus IV colistin versus IV colistin alone for patients with MDR VAP due to gram-negative bacteria...
  24. doi request reprint Clinical significance of the pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic characteristics of fosfomycin for the treatment of patients with systemic infections
    Nikos Roussos
    Alfa Institute of Biomedical Sciences AIBS, Marousi, Athens, Greece
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 34:506-15. 2009
    ..In conclusion, the pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic properties of fosfomycin do not preclude its use for various types of systemic infections and suggest further research on relevant clinical applications of this agent...
  25. doi request reprint Linezolid versus vancomycin antibiotic lock solution for the prevention of nontunneled catheter-related blood stream infections in hemodialysis patients: a prospective randomized study
    Sofia Sofroniadou
    General Hospital of Nikea Piraeus, Athens, Greece
    Semin Dial 25:344-50. 2012
    ..0036). No side effects and no resistant organisms were recorded with the use of linezolid ALS. Linezolid appears to be a safe and effective ALS, preventing CRBSI and prolonging the survival of the catheter in HD patients...
  26. doi request reprint Clinical significance and antibiotic susceptibilities of nontuberculous mycobacteria from patients in Crete, Greece
    Zoe Gitti
    Department of Clinical Bacteriology, Parasitology, Zoonoses and Geographical Medicine, University Hospital of Heraklion, 711, 10 Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Future Microbiol 6:1099-109. 2011
    ..To describe the clinical significance and antibiotic susceptibilities of nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) isolated from patients in Crete, Greece between January 2000 and December 2009...
  27. ncbi request reprint Nosocomial infections after off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery: frequency, characteristics, and risk factors
    Evangelos S Rosmarakis
    Alfa Institute of Biomedical Sciences AIBS, Athens, Greece
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 6:759-67. 2007
    ..The identification of risk factors for infection in combination with the appropriate evaluation of the increased CRP and procalcitonin values may help clinicians for the early diagnosis of infection after OPCABG...
  28. doi request reprint Epstein Barr virus hepatitis
    Diamantis P Kofteridis
    Department of Internal Medicine Infectious Disease Unit, University Hospital of Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Eur J Intern Med 22:73-6. 2011
    ..The present study describes clinical characteristics and changes of liver function tests during the course of infectious mononucleosis...
  29. doi request reprint GenoType® MTBDRplus compared with conventional drug-susceptibility testing of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in a low-resistance locale
    Zoe Gitti
    Department of Clinical Bacteriology, Parasitology, Zoonoses and Geographical Medicine, University Hospital of Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Future Microbiol 6:357-62. 2011
    ....
  30. pmc A 5-year Surveillance Study on Antimicrobial Resistance of Acinetobacter baumannii Clinical Isolates from a Tertiary Greek Hospital
    Sofia Maraki
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, University Hospital of Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Infect Chemother 48:190-198. 2016
    ..baumannii has been noted worldwide. We evaluated the rates of antimicrobial resistance and changes in resistance over a 5-year period (2010-2014) in A. baumannii strains isolated from hospitalized patients in a tertiary Greek hospital...
  31. pmc Fosfomycin
    Matthew E Falagas
    Alfa Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Athens, Greece Department of Internal Medicine Infectious Diseases, IASO General Hospital, Iaso Group, Athens, Greece Department of Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Clin Microbiol Rev 29:321-47. 2016
    ..Issues that need to be studied further are also discussed. ..
  32. doi request reprint Predisposing factors, clinical characteristics and outcome of Pneumonocystis jirovecii pneumonia in HIV-negative patients
    Diamantis P Kofteridis
    Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital of Heraklion, Crete, Greece Electronic address
    J Infect Chemother 20:412-6. 2014
    ..Hence, PCP should be included in the differential diagnosis in immunocompromised patients with symptoms from the respiratory tract even if TMP-SMX has been given as prophylaxis. ..
  33. doi request reprint Pemetrexed versus erlotinib in pretreated patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer: a Hellenic Oncology Research Group (HORG) randomized phase 3 study
    Athanasios Karampeazis
    Medical Oncology Unit, 417 NIMTS Veterans Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Cancer 119:2754-64. 2013
    ..In this superiority study, pemetrexed was compared with erlotinib in pre-treated patients with metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC)...
  34. doi request reprint C1q but not mannose-binding lectin (Mbl-2) gene polymorphisms are associated with type 2 diabetes in the genetically homogeneous population of the island of Crete in Greece
    George N Goulielmos
    Laboratory of Molecular Medicine and Human Genetics, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, University of Crete, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Hum Immunol 74:878-81. 2013
    ....
  35. pmc Real-time ultrasound-guided catheterisation of the internal jugular vein: a prospective comparison with the landmark technique in critical care patients
    Dimitrios Karakitsos
    Department of Intensive Care, General State Hospital of Athens, 154 Mesogeion Avenue, 11527 Athens, Greece
    Crit Care 10:R162. 2006
    ..This study was designed to evaluate whether real-time ultrasound-guided cannulation of the internal jugular vein is superior to the standard landmark method...
  36. pmc Venetian rule and control of plague epidemics on the Ionian Islands during 17th and 18th centuries
    Katerina Konstantinidou
    Department of History and Archaeology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:39-43. 2009
    ..We conclude that even in the absence of scientific knowledge, close observation and social and political measures can effectively restrain infectious outbreaks to the point of disappearance...
  37. doi request reprint Candida albicans versus non-albicans bloodstream infection in patients in a tertiary hospital: an analysis of microbiological data
    George Samonis
    Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Scand J Infect Dis 40:414-9. 2008
    ..In line with results of other relevant studies, we documented that a considerable proportion of Candida bloodstream infections were due to non-albicans Candida species...
  38. ncbi request reprint Mortality and morbidity of HIV infected patients receiving HAART: a cohort study
    George Panos
    HIV Unit, 1st IKA Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Curr HIV Res 6:257-60. 2008
    ..Our data from the studied cohort adds to the relevant literature regarding the dramatic reduction of morbidity and mortality that occurred after the availability of HAART...
  39. doi request reprint Impact of prolonged treatment with linezolid on the human gut flora
    Diamantis P Kofteridis
    Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital of Heraklion, PO Box 1352, 71110 Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Int J Infect Dis 13:e313-5. 2009
    ..Prolonged linezolid administration may lead to replacement of normal gut flora by pathogenic microorganisms, which under certain conditions might cause systemic infections...
  40. doi request reprint Effects of tigecycline and daptomycin on murine gut colonization by Candida albicans
    George Samonis
    Division of Medicine, University of Crete, Crete, Greece
    Mycoses 51:324-7. 2008
    ..However, these increases are not associated with dissemination of the yeast to internal organs. Clinical studies in humans are needed to validate our findings, especially in patients at risk of developing disseminated candidosis...
  41. ncbi request reprint Lower respiratory tract infections caused by Haemophilus influenzae: clinical features and predictors of outcome
    Diamantis Kofteridis
    Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital of Heraklion, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Med Sci Monit 15:CR135-9. 2009
    ..We studied clinical features and predictors of outcome of lower respiratory tract infections caused by Haemophilus influenzae in hospitalized adults in a general hospital...
  42. doi request reprint Susceptibility of 2,252 Pseudomonas aeruginosa Clinical Isolates Over 4 Years to 9 Antimicrobials in a Tertiary Greek Hospital
    Sofia Maraki
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, University Hospital of Heraklion, Heraklion, Greece
    Chemotherapy 60:334-41. 2014
    ....
  43. doi request reprint The role of aerosolized colistin in the treatment of ventilator-associated pneumonia: a systematic review and metaanalysis
    Antonis Valachis
    1Centre for Clinical Research Sörmland, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden 2Department of Internal Medicine Infectious Disease Unit, University Hospital of Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Crit Care Med 43:527-33. 2015
    ..The present meta-analysis and systematic review evaluated the efficacy and safety of aerosolized colistin as adjunctive therapy to i.v. antimicrobials or as monotherapy in the treatment of ventilator-associated pneumonia...
  44. pmc Refractory thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura associated with oral contraceptives and factor V Leiden: a case report
    Kostas Stylianou
    Department of Nephrology, University Hospital of Heraklion, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Cases J 2:6611. 2009
    ..Oestrogens and factor V Leiden have rarely been implicated in the pathogenesis of thrombotic microangiopathy...
  45. doi request reprint Risk factors associated with the isolation of colistin-resistant gram-negative bacteria: a matched case-control study
    Dimitrios K Matthaiou
    Alfa Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Athens, Greece
    Crit Care Med 36:807-11. 2008
    ..We aimed to investigate the potential risk factors for the isolation of colistin-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae, Acinetobacter baumannii, and Pseudomonas aeruginosa from hospitalized patients...
  46. doi request reprint Non-Candida albicans Candida mediastinitis of odontogenic origin in a diabetic patient
    Diamantis P Kofteridis
    Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital of Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Med Mycol 46:345-8. 2008
    ..The patient was successfully treated with surgical drainage and debridement, broad spectrum antibacterials and liposomal amphotericin B followed by prolonged oral voriconazole therapy...
  47. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing the outcome of microsurgical transsphenoidal surgery for pituitary adenomas: a study on 184 patients
    Kostas I Lampropoulos
    Department of Neurosurgery and Gamma Knife Radiosurgery, Hygeia Hospital, Marousi, Athens, Greece
    Hormones (Athens) 12:254-64. 2013
    ..Evaluation of factors influencing the outcome of microsurgical transsphenoidal surgery in patients harbouring pituitary adenomas as well as of the efficacy and safety of this procedure...
  48. doi request reprint Second-line paclitaxel/carboplatin versus vinorelbine/carboplatin in patients who have advanced non-small-cell lung cancer pretreated with non-platinum-based chemotherapy: a multicenter randomized phase II study
    Athanasios G Pallis
    Hellenic Oncology Research Group HORG, Athens, Greece
    Clin Lung Cancer 12:100-5. 2011
    ..This study evaluates the activity and toxicity of the paclitaxel/carboplatin (PC) doublet versus vinorelbine/carboplatin (VC) doublet as second-line treatment in patients who have advanced non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC)...
  49. ncbi request reprint Analysis of epidemiology, clinical features and management of erysipelas
    Konstantin Krasagakis
    Department of Dermatology, University Hospital of Heraklion, Greece
    Int J Dermatol 49:1012-7. 2010
    ..The purpose of the study was to investigate the epidemiological, clinical, and laboratory features of erysipelas and to compare the results of treatment with penicillin vs. other antibiotic regimens...
  50. doi request reprint Illness perceptions in Greek patients with cancer: a validation of the Revised-Illness Perception Questionnaire
    Zoe Giannousi
    Department of Medical Oncology, University General Hospital of Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Psychooncology 19:85-92. 2010
    ..The aim of this paper is to present findings on the reliability and validity of the IPQ-R in a population of Greek cancer patients...
  51. ncbi request reprint Decreasing the incidence and impact of infections in neutropenic patients: evidence from meta-analyses of randomized controlled trials
    Matthew E Falagas
    Alfa Institute of Biomedical Sciences AIBS, Athens, Greece
    Curr Med Res Opin 24:215-35. 2008
    ..Many interventions have been employed in order to limit the incidence of these infections or to treat them when the prophylactic measures fail...
  52. pmc Impact of prolonged treatment with high-dose ciprofloxacin on human gut flora: a case report
    Irene S Kourbeti
    Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital of Heraklion, Voutes, Crete, 71110, Greece
    J Med Case Rep 4:111. 2010
    ..We also report on the medication's effects on his bowel flora. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first report discussing the effects of prolonged administration of a quinolone on microbial flora...