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  • Alexithymia components in excessive internet users: A multi-factorial analysis 

    Kandri, T. A.; Bonotis, K. S.; Floros, G. D.; Zafiropoulou, M. M. (2014)
    The increasing use of computers and the Internet - especially among young people - apart from its positive effects, sometimes leads to excessive and pathological use. The present study examined the relationship among the ...
  • Body Composition in Severe Refractory Asthma: Comparison with COPD Patients and Healthy Smokers 

    Minas, M.; Papaioannou, A. I.; Tsaroucha, A.; Daniil, Z.; Hatzoglou, C.; Sgantzos, M.; Gourgoulianis, K. I.; Kostikas, K. (2010)
    Background: Body composition is an important parameter for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) whereas the association between asthma and obesity is not fully understood. The impact of severe refractory ...
  • Characteristics of prevalent and new COPD cases in Greece: the GOLDEN study 

    Mitsiki, E.; Bania, E.; Varounis, C.; Gourgoulianis, K. I.; Alexopoulos, E. C. (2015)
    Background: Greece has one of the highest rates of smoking and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in Europe. Aim: The study aimed to record both the disease characteristics among a sample of Greek COPD patients ...
  • Low RLS prevalence and awareness in central Greece: an epidemiological survey 

    Hadjigeorgiou, G. M.; Stefanidis, I.; Dardiotis, E.; Aggellakis, K.; Sakkas, G. K.; Xiromerisiou, G.; Konitsiotis, S.; Paterakis, K.; Poultsidi, A.; Tsimourtou, V.; Ralli, S.; Gourgoulianis, K.; Zintzaras, E. (2007)
    Restless legs syndrome (RLS) is a sensorimotor disorder with a general population prevalence of 3-10%. A single, previous epidemiological study performed in southeast Europe reported the lowest prevalence rate amongst ...
  • Prevalence and clinical significance of immunoglobulin A antibodies against tissue transglutaminase in patients with diverse chronic liver diseases 

    Germenis, A. E.; Yiannaki, E. E.; Zachou, K.; Roka, V.; Barbanis, S.; Liaskos, C.; Adam, K.; Kapsoritakis, A. N.; Potamianos, S.; Dalekos, G. N. (2005)
    The prevalence of celiac disease (CD) and the prevalence and clinical significance of anti-tissue transglutaminase (tTG) antibodies (tTGAbs) in a large series of patients with chronic liver diseases were assessed. We studied ...
  • The prevalence of rheumatic diseases in central Greece: a population survey 

    Anagnostopoulos, I.; Zinzaras, E.; Alexiou, I.; Papathanasiou, A. A.; Davas, E.; Koutroumpas, A.; Barouta, G.; Sakkas, L. I. (2010)
    Background: Rheumatic diseases are a major health and financial burden for societies. The prevalence of rheumatic diseases may change over time, and therefore, we sought to estimate the prevalence of rheumatic diseases in ...
  • Recommendations for standardization and phenotype definitions in genetic studies of osteoarthritis: the TREAT-OA consortium 

    Kerkhof, H. J. M.; Meulenbelt, I.; Akune, T.; Arden, N. K.; Aromaa, A.; Bierma-Zeinstra, S. M. A.; Carr, A.; Cooper, C.; Dai, J.; Doherty, M.; Doherty, S. A.; Felson, D.; Gonzalez, A.; Gordon, A.; Harilainen, A.; Hart, D. J.; Hauksson, V. B.; Heliovaara, M.; Hofman, A.; Ikegawa, S.; Ingvarsson, T.; Jiang, Q.; Jonsson, H.; Jonsdottir, I.; Kawaguchi, H.; Kloppenburg, M.; Kujala, U. M.; Lane, N. E.; Leino-Arjas, P.; Lohmander, L. S.; Luyten, F. P.; Malizos, K. N.; Nakajima, M.; Nevitt, M. C.; Pols, H. A. P.; Rivadeneira, F.; Shi, D.; Slagboom, E.; Spector, T. D.; Stefansson, K.; Sudo, A.; Tamm, A.; Tamm, A. E.; Tsezou, A.; Uchida, A.; Uitterlinden, A. G.; Wilkinson, J. M.; Yoshimura, N.; Valdes, A. M.; van Meurs, J. B. J. (2011)
    Objective: To address the need for standardization of osteoarthritis (OA) phenotypes by examining the effect of heterogeneity among symptomatic (SOA) and radiographic osteoarthritis (ROA) phenotypes. Methods: Descriptions ...
  • Tumors and tumor-like lesions mimicking carpal tunnel syndrome 

    Dailiana, Z. H.; Bougioukli, S.; Varitimidis, S.; Kontogeorgakos, V.; Togia, E.; Vlychou, M.; Malizos, K. N. (2014)
    Tumors and tumor-like lesions in or around the median nerve are uncommon causes of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS). The purpose of the present study is to highlight the diagnostic approach and point out the profile of patients ...
  • Uremic Versus Idiopathic Restless Legs Syndrome: Impact on Aspects Related to Quality of Life 

    Gkizlis, V.; Giannaki, C. D.; Karatzaferi, C.; Hadjigeorgiou, G. M.; Mihas, C.; Koutedakis, Y.; Stefanidis, I.; Sakkas, G. K. (2012)
    Restless legs syndrome (RLS) affects both the general population and patients with chronic renal failure. Even though it has been suggested that all forms of RLS share a common pathophysi-ology, not much evidence exists ...