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  • Clinical phenotypes related to smoking cessation 

    Minas, M.; Apostolidou, E.; Goudouva, I.; Makris, E.; Gourgoulianis, K. I.; Hatzoglou, C. (2013)
    Introduction: The aim of the current study is the identification of clinical phenotypes of patients visiting a specialized smoking cessation center and the determination of smoking cessation rate for each phenotype, 1 year ...
  • Complications of chronic peritoneal dialysis: The role of leptin 

    Apostolidou, E.; Xatzoglou, C. (2011)
    The use of peritoneal dialysis for patients with end stage renal disease is not widespread, mainly because of the complications of repeated peritoneal dialysis, such as peritonitis and peritoneal fibrosis. Leptin is a 16 ...
  • Genetic analysis of C5a receptors in neutrophils from patients with familial Mediterranean fever 

    Apostolidou, E.; Kambas, K.; Chrysanthopoulou, A.; Kourtzelis, I.; Speletas, M.; Ritis, K.; Mitroulis, I. (2012)
    Familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) is an autoinflammatory disease, characterized by MEFV gene mutations and self-limited recurrent episodes of fever and localized serositis. Complement system is a key regulator of the ...
  • Kinetics of circulating immunoglobulin M in sepsis: Relationship with final outcome 

    Giamarellos-Bourboulis, E. J.; Apostolidou, E.; Lada, M.; Perdios, I.; Gatselis, N. K.; Tsangaris, I.; Georgitsi, M.; Bristianou, M.; Kanni, T.; Sereti, K.; Kyprianou, M. A.; Kotanidou, A.; Armaganidis, A. (2013)
    Introduction: The aim of this study was to investigate the kinetics of immunoglobulin M (IgM) during the different stages of sepsis. Methods: In this prospective multicenter study, blood sampling for IgM measurement was ...
  • Matrix metalloproteinases 2 and 9 increase permeability of sheep pleura in vitro 

    Apostolidou, E.; Paraskeva, E.; Gourgoulianis, K.; Molyvdas, P. A.; Hatzoglou, C. (2012)
    Background: Matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs) 2 and 9 are two gelatinase members which have been found elevated in exudative pleural effusions. In endothelial cells these MMPs increase paracellular permeability via the ...
  • Polymicrobial bloodstream infections: Epidemiology and impact on mortality 

    Pavlaki, M.; Poulakou, G.; Drimousis, P.; Adamis, G.; Apostolidou, E.; Gatselis, N. K.; Kritselis, I.; Mega, A.; Mylona, V.; Papatsoris, A.; Pappas, A.; Prekates, A.; Raftogiannis, M.; Rigaki, K.; Sereti, K.; Sinapidis, D.; Tsangaris, I.; Tzanetakou, V.; Veldekis, D.; Mandragos, K.; Giamarello, H.; Dimopoulos, G. (2013)
    The aim of this study was to investigate the impact of polymicrobial bloodstream infections (pBSIs) on the outcome of sepsis in an area where antimicrobial resistance is of concern. This was a retrospective analysis of ...
  • Two-year mortality of patients with COPD in primary health care: An observational study 

    Minas, M.; Verrou-Katsarou, I.; Mystridou, P.; Apostolidou, E.; Hatzoglou, C.; Gourgoulianis, K. I. (2012)
    Background: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) remains a significant cause of morbidity and mortality, with high rates of underdiagnosis. There are no studies about following up COPD patients in primary health ...