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  • Arginase type I as a marker of coronary heart disease in hemodialysis patients 

    Eleftheriadis, T.; Liakopoulos, V.; Antoniadi, G.; Stefanidis, I.; Galaktidou, G. (2011)
    Cardiovascular disease, and mainly coronary heart disease (CHD), is the leading cause of death in hemodialysis (HD) patients. Non-traditional risk factors may play an important role in this population. Arginase is known ...
  • Effects of obstructive sleep apnea severity on serum lipid levels in Greek children with snoring 

    Alexopoulos, E. I.; Gletsou, E.; Kostadima, E.; Kaditis, D.; Zakynthinos, E.; Gourgoulianis, K.; Kaditis, A. (2011)
    Although obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is related to dyslipidemia in adults, limited data are available regarding its effects on serum lipids during childhood. Aim of this study was to assess the potential relationships ...
  • Obesity in rheumatoid arthritis 

    Stavropoulos-Kalinoglou, A.; Metsios, G. S.; Koutedakis, Y.; Kitas, G. D. (2011)
    Obesity is a major threat for public health and its study has attracted significant attention in the general population, predominantly due to its association with significant metabolic and cardiovascular complications. In ...
  • Obstructive sleep-disordered breathing and fasting insulin levels in nonobese children 

    Kaditis, A. G.; Alexopoulos, E. I.; Damani, E.; Karadonta, I.; Kostadima, E.; Tsolakidou, A.; Gourgoulianis, K.; Syrogiannopoulos, G. A. (2005)
    A positive correlation of severity of sleep-disordered breathing with morning fasting insulin levels, which is independent of obesity, was reported in adults and obese children. We hypothesized that both severity of ...
  • Oxidative Stress and Reduced Antioxidative Status, along with Endothelial Dysfunction in Acromegaly 

    Anagnostis, P.; Efstathiadou, Z. A.; Gougoura, S.; Polyzos, S. A.; Karathanasi, E.; Dritsa, P.; Kita, M.; Koukoulis, G. N. (2013)
    Acromegaly is characterized by high cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. Oxidative stress and endothelial dysfunction are underlying mechanisms of atherosclerosis. The aim of this study was to evaluate the blood redox ...
  • Plasma Angiogenin and Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor A Among Hemodialysis Patients 

    Eleftheriadis, T.; Antoniadi, G.; Liakopoulos, V.; Pissas, G.; Stefanidis, I.; Galaktidou, G. (2012)
    Introduction. Angiogenesis plays a role in the pathogenesis of coronary heart disease (CHD) and diabetes mellitus (DM) pathology, and certain angiogenic factors are increased by inflammation. The aim of this study was to ...
  • Restless legs syndrome does not affect 3-year mortality in hemodialysis patients 

    Stefanidis, I.; Vainas, A.; Giannaki, C. D.; Dardiotis, E.; Spanoulis, A.; Sounidaki, M.; Eleftheriadis, T.; Liakopoulos, V.; Karatzaferi, C.; Sakkas, G. K.; Zintzaras, E.; Hadjigeorgiou, G. M. (2015)
    Objective: Uremic restless legs syndrome (RLS) has been related to an enhanced mortality of hemodialysis (HD) patients. In the general population studies of this association have yielded inconsistent results. The aim of ...