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  • Airborne algae and cyanobacteria: Occurrence and related health effects 

    Genitsaris, S.; Kormas, K. A.; Moustaka-Gouni, M. (2011)
    Published information on airborne algae and cyanobacteria worldwide and the related human health effects is scarce. Since 1844, a total of 353 morphological taxa (genera or species) have been identified in aerobiological ...
  • Brain MRI and proton MRS findings in infants and children with respiratory chain defects 

    Dinopoulos, A.; Cecil, K. M.; Schapiro, M. B.; Papadimitriou, A.; Hadjigeorgiou, G. M.; Wong, B.; DeGrauw, T.; Egelhoff, J. C. (2005)
    Objective: The aim of this study is to describe neuroimaging patterns in children with respiratory chain (RC) defects using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS) and to assess ...
  • Exhaled breath condensate in asthma: From bench to bedside 

    Loukides, S.; Kontogianni, K.; Hillas, G.; Horvath, I. (2011)
    The need for non-invasive assessment of airway inflammation is imperative, since inflammatory airway diseases, such as asthma and COPD, are characterized by variation in their clinical presentation throughout their course. ...
  • Helicobacter pylori infection and respiratory diseases: A review 

    Roussos, A.; Philippou, N.; Gourgoulianis, K. I. (2003)
    In the past few years, a variety of extradigestive disorders, including cardiovascular, skin, rheumatic and liver diseases, have been associated with Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) infection. The activation of inflammatory ...
  • Passive smoking, asthma and allergy in children 

    Metsios, G. S.; Flouris, A. D.; Koutedakis, Y. (2009)
    Despite the recent campaigns to eliminate smoking and hinder the detrimental effects of passive smoking (PS), actual smoking rates still increase worldwide. Several physiological systems, with the respiratory being the ...
  • Pathophysiologic factors of bronchial asthma in childhood 

    Piperakis, S. M.; Angelosopoulou, A. A. (2006)
    In this report we analyzed in detail asthma, which is a reactive airway disease, is a leading cause of chronic illness in childhood. Important pathophysiologic factors are the bronhoconstriction and inflammation. T ...
  • Pesticides and respiratory disorders in rural areas [2] 

    Gourgoulianis, K. I.; Molyvdas, P. A. (2002)
  • Recognizing the laryngeal effects of reflux 

    Karkos, P. D.; Potamianos, S. P.; Apostolidou, M. T.; Apostolidis, T. I. (2006)
  • Respiratory diseases and Helicobacter pylori infection: Is there a link? 

    Roussos, A.; Philippou, N.; Mantzaris, G. J.; Gourgoulianis, K. I. (2006)
    Recent studies suggest an epidemiological association between Helicobacter pylori infection and several extragastroduodenal pathologies, including cardiovascular, rheumatic, skin and liver diseases. The observed associations ...
  • Telemetry and telecare in patients with respiratory diseases 

    Koulouri, A.; Roupa, Z.; Gourgoulianis, K. (2012)
    Information technology (IT) plays a crucial role in helping health professionals improve their clinical practice, disease management, treatment strategy and patient follow-up, aiming at anthropocentric health care. Its ...
  • Work-related respiratory symptoms and airway disease in hairdressers 

    Skoufi, G. I.; Nena, E.; Kostikas, K.; Lialios, G. A.; Constantinidis, T. C.; Daniil, Z.; Gourgoulianis, K. (2013)
    Background: Hairdressers are occupationally exposed to a number of agents in their workplace that result in respiratory symptoms and changes in pulmonary function. Objective: To evaluate associations between occupational ...