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  • Absence of linkage to chromosomes 6q and 16p in a Greek population with knee osteoarthritis 

    Tsezou, A.; Karachalios, T.; Fytili, P.; Giannatou, E.; Christodoulou, K.; Hadjigeorgiou, G. M.; Malizos, K. N. (2006)
    Osteoarthritis (OA) is a common age-related debilitating disease of the joints characterized by degeneration of the articular cartilage which leads to joint pain, discomfort, and immobility. Several risk factors have been ...
  • Association of KLOTHO Gene Polymorphisms with Knee Osteoarthritis in Greek Population 

    Tsezou, A.; Furuichi, T.; Satra, M.; Makrythanasis, P.; Ikegawa, S.; Malizos, K. N. (2008)
    Based on the fact that klotho-deficient mice exhibit multiple aging phenotypes, including osteopenia and subchondral sclerosis of joints and on the recent observation that KLOTHO gene plays an important role in calcium/phosphate ...
  • Association of repeat polymorphisms in the estrogen receptors alpha, beta, and androgen receptor genes with knee osteoarthritis 

    Fytili, P.; Giannatou, E.; Papanikolaou, V.; Stripeli, F.; Karachalios, T.; Malizos, K.; Tsezou, A. (2005)
    Genetic factors have been shown to play an important role in the etiology of osteoarthritis (OA). To elucidate the possible role of genetic variation in the estrogen receptors alpha and beta (ER-alpha, ER-beta) and androgen ...
  • Association of the leptin gene with knee osteoarthritis susceptibility in a Han Chinese population: A case-control study 

    Qin, J.; Shi, D.; Dai, J.; Zhu, L.; Tsezou, A.; Jiang, Q. (2010)
    Previous studies have suggested that leptin works as a key regulator in the pathogenesis of osteoarthritis (OA), and genetic factors modulate OA. This study assessed the contribution of leptin gene (LEP) polymorphism(s) ...
  • Complicated septic arthritis after knee arthroscopy in a 75-year-old man with osteoarthritis and a popliteal cyst 

    Papadopoulos, A.; Karachalios, T. S.; Malizos, C. N.; Varitimidis, S. (2015)
    A 75-year-old man presented in shock secondary to septic arthritis of the knee. The patient, with a known history of knee osteoarthritis, was treated elsewhere for mechanical locking symptoms and effusion with arthroscopic ...
  • Differential expression of leptin and leptin's receptor isoform (Ob-Rb) mRNA between advanced and minimally affected osteoarthritic cartilage; effect on cartilage metabolism 

    Simopoulou, T.; Malizos, K. N.; Iliopoulos, D.; Stefanou, N.; Papatheodorou, L.; Ioannou, M.; Tsezou, A. (2007)
    Objective: To investigate leptin's effect on cartilage metabolism and the pathophysiology of osteoarthritis (OA). Methods: Messenger RNA (mRNA) expression and protein levels of leptin and leptin's receptor isoforms were ...
  • A genome-wide association study identifies an osteoarthritis susceptibility locus on chromosome 7q22 

    Kerkhof, H. J. M.; Lories, R. J.; Meulenbelt, I.; Jonsdottir, I.; Valdes, A. M.; Arp, P.; Ingvarsson, T.; Jhamai, M.; Jonsson, H.; Stolk, L.; Thorleifsson, G.; Zhai, G.; Zhang, F.; Zhu, Y.; Van Der Breggen, R.; Carr, A.; Doherty, M.; Doherty, S.; Felson, D. T.; Gonzalez, A.; Halldorsson, B. V.; Hart, D. J.; Hauksson, V. B.; Hofman, A.; Ioannidis, J. P. A.; Kloppenburg, M.; Lane, N. E.; Loughlin, J.; Luyten, F. P.; Nevitt, M. C.; Parimi, N.; Pols, H. A. P.; Rivadeneira, F.; Slagboom, E. P.; Styrḱarsd́ottir, U.; Tsezou, A.; Van De Putte, T.; Zmuda, J.; Spector, T. D.; Stefansson, K.; Uitterlinden, A. G.; Van Meurs, J. B. J. (2010)
    Objective. To identify novel genes involved in osteoarthritis (OA), by means of a genome-wide association study. Methods. We tested 500,510 single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in 1,341 Dutch Caucasian OA cases and 3,496 ...
  • Interleukin-10G and interleukin-10R microsatellite polymorphisms and osteoarthritis of the knee 

    Fytili, P.; Giannatou, E.; Karachalios, T.; Malizos, K.; Tsezou, A. (2005)
    Objective To clarify and evaluate the possible role of interleukin-10G (IL-10G) and interleukin-10R (IL-10R) microsatellite polymorphisms of IL-10 gene in knee osteoarthritis (OA). Methods This was a case-control study. ...
  • Lack of association of single nucleotide polymorphism in LRCH1 with knee osteoarthritis susceptibility 

    Jiang, Q.; Shi, D.; Nakajima, M.; Dai, J.; Wei, J.; Malizos, K. N.; Qin, J.; Miyamoto, Y.; Kamatani, N.; Liu, B.; Tsezou, A.; Nakamura, T.; Ikegawa, S. (2008)
    A genetic association of knee osteoarthritis (OA) and a C/T transition single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) (rs912428) located in intron 1 of the LRCH1 gene has recently been reported in European Caucasians; however, the ...
  • Large replication study and meta-analyses of DVWA as an osteoarthritis susceptibility locus in European and Asian populations 

    Meulenbelt, I.; Chapman, K.; Dieguez-Gonzalez, R.; Shi, D.; Tsezou, A.; Dai, J.; Malizos, K. N.; Kloppenburg, M.; Carr, A.; Nakajima, M.; van der Breggen, R.; Lakenberg, N.; Gomez-Reino, J. J.; Jiang, Q.; Ikegawa, S.; Gonzalez, A.; Loughlin, J.; Slagboom, E. P. (2009)
    Recently, through a genome wide association study in Japanese knee osteoarthritis (OA) cases, a previously unknown gene, DVWA, was identified. The non-synonymous single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) rs7639618 was subsequently ...
  • Low-molecular-weight heparin for prevention of thrombosis: Inverted role 

    Dailiana, Z. H.; Malizos, K. N.; Varitimidis, S.; Hantes, M.; Basdekis, G.; Rigopoulos, N. (2007)
    BACKGROUND: Heparin induced thrombosis (HIT) after low-molecular-weight (LMWH) administration for thrombosis prevention is a limb and life threatening condition. METHODS: Two previously healthy individuals, with nonviable ...
  • 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 ...
  • MR imaging findings in early osteoarthritis of the knee 

    Karachalios, T.; Zibis, A.; Papanagiotou, P.; Karantanas, A. H.; Malizos, K. N.; Roidis, N. (2004)
    Purpose: To carry out a modern diagnostic survey among patients with a clinical and radiological diagnosis of early osteoarthritis of the knee. Materials and methods:A magnetic resonance imaging survey was performed on 70 ...