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  • Associations between BODE Index and Systemic Inflammatory Biomarkers in COPD 

    Gaki, E.; Kontogianni, K.; Papaioannou, A. I.; Bakakos, P.; Gourgoulianis, K. I.; Kostikas, K.; Alchanatis, M.; Papiris, S.; Loukides, S. (2011)
    Background: COPD is a multicomponent disease and systemic inflammation represents one of the possible mechanisms responsible for its systemic manifestations, including skeletal muscle weakness and cachexia. Fat-free mass ...
  • Exhaled breath condensate pH as a biomarker of COPD severity in ex-smokers 

    Papaioannou, A. I.; Loukides, S.; Minas, M.; Kontogianni, K.; Bakakos, P.; Gourgoulianis, K. I.; Alchanatis, M.; Papiris, S.; Kostikas, K. (2011)
    Endogenous airway acidification, as assessed by exhaled breath condensate (EBC) pH, is present in patients with stable COPD. The aim of this study was to measure EBC pH levels in a large cohort of COPD patients and to ...
  • Frontal brain lobe impairment in obstructive sleep apnoea: a proton MR spectroscopy study 

    Alchanatis, M.; Deligiorgis, N.; Zias, N.; Amfilochiou, A.; Gotsis, E.; Karakatsani, A.; Papadimitriou, A. (2004)
    Patients with obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome frequently have cognitive deficits, especially related to executive functions, which cannot be fully explained by daytime sleepiness and are partial irreversible after nasal ...
  • Hemoglobin, erythropoietin and systemic inflammation in exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 

    Markoulaki, D.; Kostikas, K.; Papatheodorou, G.; Koutsokera, A.; Alchanatis, M.; Bakakos, P.; Gourgoulianis, K. I.; Roussos, C.; Koulouris, N. G.; Loukides, S. (2011)
    Background: Systemic inflammation may represent a possible cause of anemia. Previous data support that anemic patients with COPD present high erythropoietin (EPO) levels, suggestive of EPO resistance, possibly mediated ...