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  • An anatomical update on the morphologic variations of S1 and S2 

    Karachalios, T.; Zibis, A. H.; Zintzaras, E.; Bargiotas, K.; Karantanas, A. H.; Malizos, K. N. (2010)
    Although percutaneous fixation with iliosacral screws has been shown to be a safe and reproducible method for sacroiliac dislocation and sacral fractures, it is a technically demanding technique, and one of its contraindications ...
  • Diastolic Doppler flow and tissue Doppler velocities during, and in recovery from, low-intensity supine exercise 

    Giannaki, C. D.; Oxborough, D.; George, K. (2008)
    Recent studies have reported evidence of both a short-term and a more sustained reduction in left ventricular diastolic function after prolonged strenuous exercise. Interpretation of this data is confounded by alterations ...
  • Echo-Doppler measurements of portal vein and hepatic artery in asymptomatic patients with hepatitis B virus and healthy adults 

    Tziafalia, C.; Vlychou, M.; Tepetes, K.; Kelekis, N.; Fezoulidis, I. V. (2006)
    Background and aim. The aim of this prospective study was to determine the range of various hemodynamic parameters of portal vein and hepatic artery with echo-Doppler imaging in asymptomatic carriers of hepatitis B virus ...
  • Effect of fatigue on tibial rotation after single- and double-bundle anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: A 3-dimensional kinematic and kinetic matched-group analysis 

    Hantes, M. E.; Tsarouhas, A.; Giakas, G.; Spiropoulos, G.; Sideris, V.; Christel, P.; Malizos, K. N. (2012)
    Background: Fatigue is an extrinsic factor adversely affecting joint proprioception and neuromuscular response, thereby increasing anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) strain and injury risk. The effectiveness of the single- ...
  • The effects of aging, physical training, and a single bout of exercise on mitochondrial protein expression in human skeletal muscle 

    Bori, Z.; Zhao, Z.; Koltai, E.; Fatouros, I. G.; Jamurtas, A. Z.; Douroudos, I. I.; Terzis, G.; Chatzinikolaou, A.; Sovatzidis, A.; Draganidis, D.; Boldogh, I.; Radak, Z. (2012)
    Aging results in a significant decline in aerobic capacity and impaired mitochondrial function. We have tested the effects of moderate physical activity on aerobic capacity and a single bout of exercise on the expression ...
  • Epidermal growth factor in the treatment of diabetic foot ulcers: An update 

    Tiaka, E. K.; Papanas, N.; Manolakis, A. C.; Georgiadis, G. S. (2012)
    Management of diabetic foot ulcers remains a rather challenging task. Epidermal growth factor (EGF) plays a central role in wound healing. It acts on epithelial cells and fibroblasts promoting restoration of damaged ...
  • HBeAg-positive hepatitis delta: Virological patterns and clinical long-term outcome 

    Heidrich, B.; C. Serrano, B.; Idilman, R.; Kabaçam, G.; Bremer, B.; Raupach, R.; Önder, F. O.; Deterding, K.; Zacher, B. J.; Taranta, A.; Bozkaya, H.; Zachou, K.; Tillmann, H. L.; Bozdayi, A. M.; Manns, M. P.; Yurdaydin, C.; Wedemeyer, H. (2012)
    Background and Aims: The presence of the hepatitis B virus (HBV)-eAg in patients with hepatitis B is associated with higher HBV replication and with an increased risk to develop liver-related clinical endpoints defined as ...
  • Hepatitis D virus-specific cytokine responses in patients with chronic hepatitis delta before and during interferon alfa-treatment 

    Grabowski, J.; Yurdaydìn, C.; Zachou, K.; Buggisch, P.; Hofmann, W. P.; Jaroszewicz, J.; Schlaphoff, V.; Manns, M. P.; Cornberg, M.; Wedemeyer, H. (2011)
    Background: Hepatitis delta is caused by infection with the hepatitis D virus (HDV) and is considered the most severe form of viral hepatitis. Treatment options for hepatitis delta are limited, with only 25% of patients ...
  • Identifying organizational culture and subcultures within Greek public hospitals 

    Bellou, V. (2008)
    Purpose - Since organizational culture is undoubtedly critical in a highly competitive era, the purpose of this paper is to identify the core culture dimensions that exist within Greek public hospitals and examine inherent ...
  • Kinematic predictors of subjective outcome after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: An in vivo motion analysis study 

    Zampeli, F.; Pappas, E.; Giotis, D.; Hantes, M. E.; Georgoulis, A. D. (2012)
    Purpose: The purpose of this study was to test whether rotational knee kinematics during dynamic pivoting activities are predictive of subjective functional outcome (IKDC, Lysholm), objective laxity scores (KT max), and ...
  • Late HDV RNA relapse after peginterferon alpha-based therapy of chronic hepatitis delta 

    Heidrich, B.; Yurdaydin, C.; Kabaçam, G.; Ratsch, B. A.; Zachou, K.; Bremer, B.; Dalekos, G. N.; Erhardt, A.; Tabak, F.; Yalcin, K.; Gürel, S.; Zeuzem, S.; Cornberg, M.; Bock, C. T.; Manns, M. P.; Wedemeyer, H. (2014)
    Interferon alpha is the only treatment option for hepatitis delta virus (HDV). Trials investigating the efficacy of pegylated interferon alpha (PEG-IFNa) showed HDV RNA negativity rates of 25-30% 24 weeks after therapy. ...
  • Lower fibroblast growth factor 23 levels in young adults with crohn disease as a possible secondary compensatory effect on the disturbance of bone and mineral metabolism 

    Oikonomou, K. A.; Orfanidou, T. I.; Vlychou, M. K.; Kapsoritakis, A. N.; Tsezou, A.; Malizos, K. N.; Potamianos, S. P. (2014)
    Fibroblast growth factor 23 (FGF-23) is a bone-derived circulating phosphaturic factor that decreases serum concentration of phosphate and vitamin D, suggested to actively participate in a complex renal-gastrointestinal-skeletal ...
  • Meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies confirms a susceptibility locus for knee osteoarthritis on chromosome 7q22 

    Evangelou, E.; Valdes, A. M.; Kerkhof, H. J. M.; Styrkarsdottir, U.; Zhu, Y.; Meulenbelt, I.; Lories, R. J.; Karassa, F. B.; Tylzanowski, P.; Bos, S. D.; Rayner, N. W.; Southam, L.; Zhai, G.; Elliott, K. S.; Hunt, S. E.; Blackburn, H.; Potter, S. C.; Day-Williams, A. G.; Beazley, C.; Akune, T.; Arden, N. K.; Carr, A.; Chapman, K.; Cupples, L. A.; Dai, J.; Deloukas, P.; Doherty, M.; Doherty, S.; Engstrom, G.; Gonzalez, A.; Halldorsson, B. V.; Hammond, C. L.; Hart, D. J.; Helgadottir, H.; Hofman, A.; Ikegawa, S.; Ingvarsson, T.; Jiang, Q.; Jonsson, H.; Kaprio, J.; Kawaguchi, H.; Kisand, K.; Kloppenburg, M.; Kujala, U. M.; Lohmander, L. S.; Loughlin, J.; Luyten, F. P.; Mabuchi, A.; McCaskie, A.; Nakajima, M.; Nilsson, P. M.; Nishida, N.; Ollier, W. E. R.; Panoutsopoulou, K.; Van De Putte, T.; Ralston, S. H.; Rivadeneira, F.; Saarela, J.; Schulte-Merker, S.; Shi, D.; Slagboom, P. E.; Sudo, A.; Tamm, A.; Thorleifsson, G.; Thorsteinsdottir, U.; Tsezou, A.; Wallis, G. A.; Wilkinson, J. M.; Yoshimura, N.; Zeggini, E.; Zhang, F.; Jonsdottir, I.; Uitterlinden, A. G.; Felson, D. T.; Van Meurs, J. B.; Stefansson, K.; Ioannidis, J. P. A.; Spector, T. D. (2011)
    Objectives: Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most prevalent form of arthritis and accounts for substantial morbidity and disability, particularly in older people. It is characterised by changes in joint structure, including ...
  • A multicentre evaluation of the accuracy and performance of IP-10 for the diagnosis of infection with M. tuberculosis 

    Ruhwald, M.; Dominguez, J.; Latorre, I.; Losi, M.; Richeldi, L.; Pasticci, M. B.; Mazzolla, R.; Goletti, D.; Butera, O.; Bruchfeld, J.; Gaines, H.; Gerogianni, I.; Tuuminen, T.; Ferrara, G.; Eugen-Olsen, J.; Ravn, P. (2011)
    IP-10 has potential as a diagnostic marker for infection with Mycobacterium tuberculosis, with comparable accuracy to QuantiFERON-TB Gold In-Tube test (QFT-IT). The aims were to assess the sensitivity and specificity of ...
  • One-bone forearm reconstruction procedure as salvage operation after severe upper extremity trauma: a case report 

    Varitimidis, S. E.; Venouziou, A. I.; Dailiana, Z. H.; Malizos, K. N. (2009)
    An industrial worker in his early 20s sustained a severe injury to the right dominant upper extremity: fracture, inversion, and complete devascularization of the ulna; transection of the median nerve, the radial artery, ...
  • Pancultural nostalgia: Prototypical conceptions across cultures 

    Hepper, E. G.; Wildschut, T.; Sedikides, C.; Ritchie, T. D.; Yung, Y. F.; Hansen, N.; Abakoumkin, G.; Arikan, G.; Cisek, S. Z.; Demassosso, D. B.; Gebauer, J. E.; Gerber, J. P.; González, R.; Kusumi, T.; Misra, G.; Rusu, M.; Ryan, O.; Stephan, E.; J. Vingerhoets, A. J.; Zhou, X. (2014)
    Nostalgia is a frequently experienced complex emotion, understood by laypersons in the United Kingdom and United States of America to (a) refer prototypically to fond, self-relevant, social memories and (b) be more pleasant ...
  • Parental bonding and depression: Personality as a mediating factor 

    Avagianou, P. A.; Zafiropoulou, M. (2008)
    According to Bowlby's theory of attachment, the role of early experience and parenting is of crucial importance to child development and mental health. In addition, several research findings suggest that parental bonding ...
  • The protective effect of LRRK2 p.R1398H on risk of Parkinson's disease is independent of MAPT and SNCA variants 

    Heckman, M. G.; Elbaz, A.; Soto-Ortolaza, A. I.; Serie, D. J.; Aasly, J. O.; Annesi, G.; Auburger, G.; Bacon, J. A.; Boczarska-Jedynak, M.; Bozi, M.; Brighina, L.; Chartier-Harlin, M. C.; Dardiotis, E.; Destée, A.; Ferrarese, C.; Ferraris, A.; Fiske, B.; Gispert, S.; Hadjigeorgiou, G. M.; Hattori, N.; Ioannidis, J. P. A.; Jasinska-Myga, B.; Jeon, B. S.; Kim, Y. J.; Klein, C.; Kruger, R.; Kyratzi, E.; Lin, C. H.; Lohmann, K.; Loriot, M. A.; Lynch, T.; Mellick, G. D.; Mutez, E.; Opala, G.; Park, S. S.; Petrucci, S.; Quattrone, A.; Sharma, M.; Silburn, P. A.; Sohn, Y. H.; Stefanis, L.; Tadic, V.; Tomiyama, H.; Uitti, R. J.; Valente, E. M.; Vassilatis, D. K.; Vilariño-Güell, C.; White, L. R.; Wirdefeldt, K.; Wszolek, Z. K.; Wu, R. M.; Xiromerisiou, G.; Maraganore, D. M.; Farrer, M. J.; Ross, O. A. (2014)
    The best validated susceptibility variants for Parkinson's disease are located in the α-synuclein (SNCA) and microtubule-associated protein tau (MAPT) genes. Recently, a protective p.N551K-R1398H-K1423K haplotype in the ...
  • Protrusio of a ceramic femoral head through the acetabular metallic shell, extensive metallosis and 'bubble sign' 

    Malizos, K.; Roidis, N. T.; Poultsides, L.; Basdekis, G.; Moraitis, T.; Xenakis, T. (2009)
    A 24-year-old patient with a history of juvenile rheumatoid arthritis underwent a primary cementless left total hip arthroplasty (THA). The original THA consisted of an Optifix 54 cup with a 3-mm thick polyethylene liner, ...
  • Quantification of normal CSF flow through the aqueduct using PC-Cine MRI at 3T 

    Kapsalaki, E.; Svolos, P.; Tsougos, I.; Theodorou, K.; Fezoulidis, I.; Fountas, K. N. (2012)
    Quantification of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) flow through the cerebral aqueduct is of paramount importance in patients with hydrocephalus. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the normal CSF flow measurements at three ...