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  • The 12-in-1 procedure for the treatment of congenital idiopathic clubfoot 

    Dailiana, Z. H.; Beris, A. E.; Malizos, K. N.; Varitimidis, S. E.; Hantes, M.; Soucacos, P. N. (2008)
    The purpose of this study was to assess the long-term results of an extended soft tissue release in a single procedure, for the treatment of congenital idiopathic clubfoot. Seventeen patients with 22 congenital idiopathic ...
  • 99mTc sestamibi as a prognostic factor of response to first-line therapy and outcome in patients with malignant lymphoma 

    Spyridonidis, T. J.; Matsouka, P.; Symeonidis, A.; Savvopoulos, C.; Vassilakos, P. J.; Apostolopoulos, D. J. (2013)
    INTRODUCTION: Resistance to chemotherapy poses a major problem in cancer patients. Although of multifactorial origin, some of the implicated mechanisms also interfere with Tc-MIBI uptake and retention in cancer cells. The ...
  • 99mTc-sestamibi uptake in rat skeletal muscle and heart: Physiological determinants and correlations 

    Arsos, G.; Kyparos, A.; Moralidis, E.; Kyparos, D.; Georga, S.; Sotiriadou, S.; Matziari, C.; Karakatsanis, C. (2009)
    The lipophilic cationic radiotracer 99mTc-sestamibi, known to be concentrated within mitochondria, is widely used for myocardial perfusion and to a lesser extent for muscle metabolism imaging. However, the exact distribution ...
  • Accidental acute metabolic acidosis due to inappropriate selection of bicarbonate concentrate 

    Golphinopoulos, S.; Oustabasidou, N.; Liakopoulos, V.; Kiropoulos, T.; Stefanidis, I. (2005)
    Haemodialysis using a bicarbonate concentrate (bicarbonate dialysis) is the treatment modality of choice for correction of metabolic acidosis in chronic renal failure. However, improper ratios of acid and bicarbonate ...
  • Acute in vivo exposure to fentanyl reduces GABA immunoreactivity in the CA1 area of the rat hippocampus 

    Kouvaras, E.; Kilindris, T.; Vasilaki, A.; Asprodini, E. K. (2008)
    The effect of in vivo fentanyl treatment on GABAergic immunoreactivity was studied in the CA1 area of the rat hippocampus. Animals were treated either with saline or fentanyl (4x80 μg/kg, s.c./15min). GABA immunohistochemistry ...
  • Acute phase markers for the differentiation of infectious and malignant pleural effusions 

    Kiropoulos, T. S.; Kostikas, K.; Oikonomidi, S.; Tsilioni, I.; Nikoulis, D.; Germenis, A.; Gourgoulianis, K. I. (2007)
    Acute-phase markers, such as C-reactive protein (CRP), interleukin-6 (IL-6) and tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF-α), have been studied in inflammatory and malignant disorders. We examined the diagnostic value of these ...
  • Age structure changes and extraordinary lifespan in wild medfly populations 

    Carey, J. R.; Papadopoulos, N. T.; Müller, H. G.; Katsoyannos, B. I.; Kouloussis, N. A.; Wang, J. L.; Wachter, K.; Yu, W.; Liedo, P. (2008)
    The main purpose of this study was to test the hypotheses that major changes in age structure occur in wild populations of the Mediterranean fruit fly (medfly) and that a substantial fraction of individuals survive to ...
  • Aiming at Tobacco Harm Reduction: A survey comparing smokers differing in readiness to quit 

    Loumakou, M.; Brouskeli, V.; Sarafidou, J. O. (2006)
    Background: Greece has the highest smoking rates (in the 15-nation bloc) in Europe. The purpose of this study was to investigate Greek smokers' intention and appraisal of capability to quit employing the theoretical ...
  • Alpha-synuclein repeat variants and survival in parkinson's disease 

    Chung, S. J.; Biernacka, J. M.; Armasu, S. M.; Anderson, K.; Frigerio, R.; Aasly, J. O.; Annesi, G.; Bentivoglio, A. R.; Brighina, L.; Chartier-Harlin, M. C.; Goldwurm, S.; Hadjigeorgiou, G.; Jasinska-Myga, B.; Jeon, B. S.; Kim, Y. J.; Krüger, R.; Lesage, S.; Markopoulou, K.; Mellick, G.; Morrison, K. E.; Puschmann, A.; Tan, E. K.; Crosiers, D.; Theuns, J.; Van Broeckhoven, C.; Wirdefeldt, K.; Wszolek, Z. K.; Elbaz, A.; Maraganore, D. M.; Yahalom, G.; Orlev, Y.; Cohen, O. S.; Kozlova, E.; Friedman, E.; Inzelberg, R.; Hassin-Baer, S. (2014)
    Objectives: To determine whether α-synuclein dinucleotide repeat (REP1) genotypes are associated with survival in Parkinson's disease (PD). Methods: Investigators from the Genetic Epidemiology of Parkinson's Disease ...
  • Amiloride-sensitive sodium channels on the parietal human peritoneum: Evidence by ussing-type chamber experiments 

    Stefanidis, I.; Liakopoulos, V.; Kourti, P.; Zarogiannis, S.; Poultsidi, A.; Mertems, P. R.; Salmas, M.; Hatzoglou, C.; Gourgoulianis, K.; Molyvdas, P. A. (2007)
    The mesothelium is part of the peritoneal water and ion transport barrier essential for peritoneal dialysis (PD) treatment and has a central role in the pathogenesis of peritoneal fibrosis and ultrafiltration failure ...
  • Amyloid cardiomyopathy presenting as persistent symptomatic pleural effusions 

    Daniil, Z.; Zakynthinos, E.; Papageorgiou, E.; Loannou, M.; Kostikas, K.; Gourgoulianis, K. (2005)
    A 73-year-old male presented with dyspnea and bilateral transudative pleural effusions that persisted despite aggressive diuresis. No etiology had been established despite an extensive workout. The only abnormal finding ...
  • 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 ...
  • Ancestry of the Timorese: Age-related macular degeneration associated genotype and allele sharing among human populations from throughout the world 

    Morrison, M. A.; Magalhaes, T. R.; Ramke, J.; Smith, S. E.; Ennis, S.; Simpson, C. L.; Portas, L.; Murgia, F.; Ahn, J.; Dardenne, C.; Mayne, K.; Robinson, R.; Morgan, D. J.; Brian, G.; Lee, L.; Woo, S. J.; Zacharaki, F.; Tsironi, E. E.; Miller, J. W.; Kim, I. K.; Park, K. H.; Bailey-Wilson, J. E.; Farrer, L. A.; Stambolian, D.; DeAngelis, M. M. (2015)
    We observed that the third leading cause of blindness in the world, age-related macular degeneration (AMD), occurs at a very low documented frequency in a population-based cohort from Timor-Leste. Thus, we determined a ...
  • Annual risk of tuberculosis infection in hellenic air force recruits 

    Vlachou, G.; Gerogianni, I.; Skoufaras, V.; Gourgoulianis, K. (2013)
    Background: The annual risk of Tuberculosis infection (ARTI) is a key indicator in epidemiology, of the extent of transmission in a community. There have been several suggested methods in order to evaluate the prevalence ...
  • Antidepressants influence somatostatin levels and receptor pharmacology in brain 

    Pallis, E.; Vasilaki, A.; Fehlmann, D.; Kastellakis, A.; Hoyer, D.; Spyraki, C.; Thermos, K. (2009)
    This study investigated how the administration (acute and chronic) of the antidepressants citalopram and desmethylimipramine (DMI) influences somatostatin (somatotropin release inhibitory factor, SRIF) levels and SRIF ...
  • The antiphospholipid syndrome and infection 

    Dalekos, G. N.; Zachou, K.; Liaskos, C. (2001)
    Infectious agents have been implicated in the induction of antiphospholipid (aPL) antibodies and the development of the antiphospholipid syndrome (APS). This review focuses on the types of aPL antibodies detected in ...
  • Applicability of the planned behavior theory to attitudes of students in early childhood education toward teaching culturally diverse classes: The role of self-identity 

    Tsigilis, N.; Tsioumis, K.; Gregoriadis, A. (2007)
    The present study was designed to examine the predictive utility of planned behavior theory to the multicultural education domain. One hundred and forty-eight students in early childhood studies (146 women, 2 men; M age = ...
  • Aspergillus species cystitis in a cat 

    Adamama-Moraitou, K. K.; Paitaki, C. G.; Rallis, T. S.; Tontis, D. (2001)
    A Persian male cat with a history of lower urinary tract disease was presented because of polydipsia, polyuria, constipation and nasal discharge. Ten weeks before admission, the cat had been treated for lower urinary tract ...
  • Association of anti-CCP positivity and carriage of TNFRII susceptibility variant with anti-TNF-α response in rheumatoid arthritis 

    Vasilopoulos, Y.; Bagiatis, V.; Stamatopoulou, D.; Zisopoulos, D.; Alexiou, I.; Sarafidou, T.; Settas, L.; Sakkas, L.; Mamuris, Z. (2011)
    Objective: To investigate the possible influence of tumour necrosis factoralpha (TNF), TNF receptor I (TNFRI) and TNF receptor II (TNFRII) gene polymorphisms on anti-TNF treatment responsiveness, stratified by autoantibody ...
  • Association of FCGR2A with the response to infliximab treatment of patients with rheumatoid arthritis 

    Montes, A.; Perez-Pampin, E.; Narváez, J.; Cañete, J. D.; Navarro-Sarabia, F.; Moreira, V.; Fernández-Nebro, A.; Del Carmen Ordóñez, M.; De La Serna, A. R.; Magallares, B.; Vasilopoulos, Y.; Sarafidou, T.; Caliz, R.; Ferrer, M. A.; Joven, B.; Carreira, P.; Gómez-Reino, J. J.; Gonzalez, A. (2014)
    OBJECTIVES: We aimed to assess a functional polymorphism in FCGR2A H131R, for association with the treatment response to Fc-containing inhibitors of tumor necrosis factor (TNF). METHODS: A total of 429 biologic-naive ...