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  • 99mTc sestamibi as a prognostic factor of response to first-line therapy and outcome in patients with malignant lymphoma 

    Spyridonidis, T. J.; Matsouka, P.; Symeonidis, A.; Savvopoulos, C.; Vassilakos, P. J.; Apostolopoulos, D. J. (2013)
    INTRODUCTION: Resistance to chemotherapy poses a major problem in cancer patients. Although of multifactorial origin, some of the implicated mechanisms also interfere with Tc-MIBI uptake and retention in cancer cells. The ...
  • Acute phase markers for the differentiation of infectious and malignant pleural effusions 

    Kiropoulos, T. S.; Kostikas, K.; Oikonomidi, S.; Tsilioni, I.; Nikoulis, D.; Germenis, A.; Gourgoulianis, K. I. (2007)
    Acute-phase markers, such as C-reactive protein (CRP), interleukin-6 (IL-6) and tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF-α), have been studied in inflammatory and malignant disorders. We examined the diagnostic value of these ...
  • Alpha-synuclein repeat variants and survival in parkinson's disease 

    Chung, S. J.; Biernacka, J. M.; Armasu, S. M.; Anderson, K.; Frigerio, R.; Aasly, J. O.; Annesi, G.; Bentivoglio, A. R.; Brighina, L.; Chartier-Harlin, M. C.; Goldwurm, S.; Hadjigeorgiou, G.; Jasinska-Myga, B.; Jeon, B. S.; Kim, Y. J.; Krüger, R.; Lesage, S.; Markopoulou, K.; Mellick, G.; Morrison, K. E.; Puschmann, A.; Tan, E. K.; Crosiers, D.; Theuns, J.; Van Broeckhoven, C.; Wirdefeldt, K.; Wszolek, Z. K.; Elbaz, A.; Maraganore, D. M.; Yahalom, G.; Orlev, Y.; Cohen, O. S.; Kozlova, E.; Friedman, E.; Inzelberg, R.; Hassin-Baer, S. (2014)
    Objectives: To determine whether α-synuclein dinucleotide repeat (REP1) genotypes are associated with survival in Parkinson's disease (PD). Methods: Investigators from the Genetic Epidemiology of Parkinson's Disease ...
  • Association of α-synuclein Rep1 polymorphism and Parkinson's disease: Influence of Rep1 on age at onset 

    Hadjigeorgiou, G. H.; Xiromerisiou, G.; Gourbali, V.; Aggelakis, K.; Scarmeas, N.; Papadimitriou, A.; Singleton, A. (2006)
    The α-synuclein Rep1 polymorphism was studied in patients and controls in an ethnic Greek population. There was an association of allele 2 with risk of Parkinson's disease (PD; adjusted odd ratio = 3.25; 95% CI = 1.80-5.87). ...
  • Computed tomography study of radial head morphology 

    Itamura, J. M.; Roidis, N. T.; Chong, A. K.; Vaishnav, S.; Papadakis, S. A.; Zalavras, C. (2008)
    Computed tomography scans of 22 cadaveric adult elbows were obtained in 3 forearm positions: full supination, neutral, and full pronation. The radial head dimensions, the radiocapitellar joints, and the proximal radioulnar ...
  • Convergence of linkage, gene expression and association data demonstrates the influence of the RAR-related orphan receptor alpha (RORA) gene on neovascular AMD: A systems biology based approach 

    Silveira, A. C.; Morrison, M. A.; Ji, F.; Xu, H.; Reinecke, J. B.; Adams, S. M.; Arneberg, T. M.; Janssian, M.; Lee, J. E.; Yuan, Y.; Schaumberg, D. A.; Kotoula, M. G.; Tsironi, E. E.; Tsiloulis, A. N.; Chatzoulis, D. Z.; Miller, J. W.; Kim, I. K.; Hageman, G. S.; Farrer, L. A.; Haider, N. B.; DeAngelis, M. M. (2010)
    To identify novel genes and pathways associated with AMD, we performed microarray gene expression and linkage analysis which implicated the candidate gene, retinoic acid receptor-related orphan receptor alpha (RORA, 15q). ...
  • Daptomycin use in patients with osteomyelitis: A preliminary report from the EU-CORESM database 

    Andrew Seaton, R.; Malizos, K. N.; Viale, P.; Gargalianos-Kakolyris, P.; Santantonio, T.; Petrelli, E.; Pathan, R.; Heep, M.; Chaves, R. L. (2013)
    Background: Osteomyelitis is a complex and heterogeneous group of infections that require surgical and antimicrobial interventions. Because treatment failure or intolerance is common, new treatment options are needed. ...
  • Differential expression of leptin and leptin's receptor isoform (Ob-Rb) mRNA between advanced and minimally affected osteoarthritic cartilage; effect on cartilage metabolism 

    Simopoulou, T.; Malizos, K. N.; Iliopoulos, D.; Stefanou, N.; Papatheodorou, L.; Ioannou, M.; Tsezou, A. (2007)
    Objective: To investigate leptin's effect on cartilage metabolism and the pathophysiology of osteoarthritis (OA). Methods: Messenger RNA (mRNA) expression and protein levels of leptin and leptin's receptor isoforms were ...
  • Echo-Doppler measurements of portal vein and hepatic artery in asymptomatic patients with hepatitis B virus and healthy adults 

    Tziafalia, C.; Vlychou, M.; Tepetes, K.; Kelekis, N.; Fezoulidis, I. V. (2006)
    Background and aim. The aim of this prospective study was to determine the range of various hemodynamic parameters of portal vein and hepatic artery with echo-Doppler imaging in asymptomatic carriers of hepatitis B virus ...
  • The effects of calcitonin on acute bone loss after pertrochanteric fractures. A prospective, randomised trial 

    Karachalios, T.; Lyritis, G. P.; Kaloudis, J.; Roidis, N.; Katsiri, M. (2004)
    We investigated the effect of calcitonin in the prevention of acute bone loss after a pertrochanteric fracture and its ability to reduce the incidence of further fractures in the same patient. Fifty women aged between 70 ...
  • External validation of the ASTRAL score to predict 3-and 12-month functional outcome in the china national stroke registry 

    Liu, G.; Ntaios, G.; Zheng, H.; Wang, Y.; Michel, P.; Wang, D. Z.; Fang, J.; Papavasileiou, V.; Liu, L.; Dong, K.; Wang, C.; Zhao, X. (2013)
    BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE-: The ASTRAL score was recently introduced as a prognostic tool for acute ischemic stroke. It predicts 3-month outcome reliably in both the derivation and the validation European cohorts. We aimed ...
  • HBeAg-positive hepatitis delta: Virological patterns and clinical long-term outcome 

    Heidrich, B.; C. Serrano, B.; Idilman, R.; Kabaçam, G.; Bremer, B.; Raupach, R.; Önder, F. O.; Deterding, K.; Zacher, B. J.; Taranta, A.; Bozkaya, H.; Zachou, K.; Tillmann, H. L.; Bozdayi, A. M.; Manns, M. P.; Yurdaydin, C.; Wedemeyer, H. (2012)
    Background and Aims: The presence of the hepatitis B virus (HBV)-eAg in patients with hepatitis B is associated with higher HBV replication and with an increased risk to develop liver-related clinical endpoints defined as ...
  • Identification of human papillomavirus DNA in melanoma biopsy specimens of Greek population 

    Roussaki-Schulze, A. V.; Kouskoukis, C.; Rammos, C.; Rallis, E.; Kontos, F.; Zafiriou, E.; Gross, G. (2005)
    The aim of this retrospective study was to evaluate melanoma biopsy specimens from the Greek population living in the prefecture of Larissa for the presence of human papillomavirus (HPV) DNA and to determine the possible ...
  • Immunoglobulin D myeloma: Clinical features and outcome in the era of novel agents 

    Zagouri, F.; Kastritis, E.; Symeonidis, A. S.; Giannakoulas, N.; Katodritou, E.; Delimpasi, S.; Repousis, P.; Terpos, E.; Dimopoulos, M. A. (2014)
    Objectives: Immunoglobulin D (IgD) multiple myeloma is an uncommon variant of the disease probably associated with poorer prognosis. However, data on IgD myeloma patients treated in the novel agent era are lacking. Methods: ...
  • Independent and joint effects of the MAPT and SNCA genes in Parkinson disease 

    Elbaz, A.; Ross, O. A.; Ioannidis, J. P. A.; Soto-Ortolaza, A. I.; Moisan, F.; Aasly, J.; Annesi, G.; Bozi, M.; Brighina, L.; Chartier-Harlin, M. C.; Destée, A.; Ferrarese, C.; Ferraris, A.; Gibson, J. M.; Gispert, S.; Hadjigeorgiou, G. M.; Jasinska-Myga, B.; Klein, C.; Krüger, R.; Lambert, J. C.; Lohmann, K.; Van De Loo, S.; Loriot, M. A.; Lynch, T.; Mellick, G. D.; Mutez, E.; Nilsson, C.; Opala, G.; Puschmann, A.; Quattrone, A.; Sharma, M.; Silburn, P. A.; Stefanis, L.; Uitti, R. J.; Valente, E. M.; Vilariño-Güell, C.; Wirdefeldt, K.; Wszolek, Z. K.; Xiromerisiou, G.; Maraganore, D. M.; Farrer, M. J. (2011)
    Objective: We studied the independent and joint effects of the genes encoding alpha-synuclein (SNCA) and microtubule-associated protein tau (MAPT) in Parkinson disease (PD) as part of a large meta-analysis of individual ...
  • The influence of the acromioclavicular joint degeneration on supraspinatus outlet impingement and the acromion shape 

    Roidis, N. T.; Motamed, S.; Vaishnav, S.; Ebramzadeh, E.; Karachalios, T. S.; Itamura, J. M. (2009)
    PURPOSE: To assess the anatomic association of acromioclavicular joint degeneration to supraspinatus outlet impingement and the acromion shape. METHODS: Sagittal oblique magnetic resonance images of 49 shoulders in 49 ...
  • The influence of β-blockade on the hemodynamic effects of levosimendan in elderly (≥=70 years) patients with acutely decompensated systolic heart failure 

    Kirlidis, T. T.; Skoularigis, J.; Tsaknakis, K. T.; Kayayiannis, G.; Tsaknakis, T. K.; Triposkiadis, F. (2009)
    The purpose of this study was to evaluate the influence of chronic β-blockade on the hemodynamic parameters in elderly (≥70 years) patients with acutely decompensated systolic heart failure treated with levosimendan. ...
  • Meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies confirms a susceptibility locus for knee osteoarthritis on chromosome 7q22 

    Evangelou, E.; Valdes, A. M.; Kerkhof, H. J. M.; Styrkarsdottir, U.; Zhu, Y.; Meulenbelt, I.; Lories, R. J.; Karassa, F. B.; Tylzanowski, P.; Bos, S. D.; Rayner, N. W.; Southam, L.; Zhai, G.; Elliott, K. S.; Hunt, S. E.; Blackburn, H.; Potter, S. C.; Day-Williams, A. G.; Beazley, C.; Akune, T.; Arden, N. K.; Carr, A.; Chapman, K.; Cupples, L. A.; Dai, J.; Deloukas, P.; Doherty, M.; Doherty, S.; Engstrom, G.; Gonzalez, A.; Halldorsson, B. V.; Hammond, C. L.; Hart, D. J.; Helgadottir, H.; Hofman, A.; Ikegawa, S.; Ingvarsson, T.; Jiang, Q.; Jonsson, H.; Kaprio, J.; Kawaguchi, H.; Kisand, K.; Kloppenburg, M.; Kujala, U. M.; Lohmander, L. S.; Loughlin, J.; Luyten, F. P.; Mabuchi, A.; McCaskie, A.; Nakajima, M.; Nilsson, P. M.; Nishida, N.; Ollier, W. E. R.; Panoutsopoulou, K.; Van De Putte, T.; Ralston, S. H.; Rivadeneira, F.; Saarela, J.; Schulte-Merker, S.; Shi, D.; Slagboom, P. E.; Sudo, A.; Tamm, A.; Thorleifsson, G.; Thorsteinsdottir, U.; Tsezou, A.; Wallis, G. A.; Wilkinson, J. M.; Yoshimura, N.; Zeggini, E.; Zhang, F.; Jonsdottir, I.; Uitterlinden, A. G.; Felson, D. T.; Van Meurs, J. B.; Stefansson, K.; Ioannidis, J. P. A.; Spector, T. D. (2011)
    Objectives: Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most prevalent form of arthritis and accounts for substantial morbidity and disability, particularly in older people. It is characterised by changes in joint structure, including ...
  • A multicentre evaluation of the accuracy and performance of IP-10 for the diagnosis of infection with M. tuberculosis 

    Ruhwald, M.; Dominguez, J.; Latorre, I.; Losi, M.; Richeldi, L.; Pasticci, M. B.; Mazzolla, R.; Goletti, D.; Butera, O.; Bruchfeld, J.; Gaines, H.; Gerogianni, I.; Tuuminen, T.; Ferrara, G.; Eugen-Olsen, J.; Ravn, P. (2011)
    IP-10 has potential as a diagnostic marker for infection with Mycobacterium tuberculosis, with comparable accuracy to QuantiFERON-TB Gold In-Tube test (QFT-IT). The aims were to assess the sensitivity and specificity of ...
  • Myocardial bridging evaluated with 128-multi detector computed tomography coronary angiography 

    Lazoura, O.; Kanavou, T.; Vassiou, K.; Gkiokas, S.; Fezoulidis, I. V. (2010)
    Purpose: The aim of the study was to evaluate the prevalence, length, depth, and location of myocardial bridging of the coronary arteries using 128-multi detector computed tomography coronary angiography. Methods: The study ...