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  • Clinical, functional and biochemical changes during recovery from COPD exacerbations 

    Koutsokera, A.; Kiropoulos, T. S.; Nikoulis, D. J.; Daniil, Z. D.; Tsolaki, V.; Tanou, K.; Papaioannou, A. I.; Germenis, A.; Gourgoulianis, K. I.; Kostikas, K. (2009)
    The pathways underlying chronic obstructive pulmonary disease exacerbations (ECOPD) remain unclear. This study describes the clinical., functional and biochemical changes during recovery from ECOPD. Thirty hospitalized ...
  • 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 ...
  • Tc2 response at the onset of COPD exacerbations 

    Makris, D.; Lazarou, S.; Alexandrakis, M.; Kourelis, T. V.; Tzanakis, N.; Kyriakou, D.; Gourgoulianis, K. I. (2008)
    Background: T lymphocytes and especially the subpopulations of CD8+ cells are believed to have a key role in COPD pathophysiology, but there are only few data regarding the role of these cells in COPD exacerbation. Aim: ...