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  • Accelerated hypofractionated radiotherapy schedules in breast cancer: A review of the current literature 

    Kalogeridi, M. A.; Kelekis, N.; Kouvaris, J.; Platoni, K.; Kyrias, G.; Pectasides, D.; Kouloulias, V. (2009)
    Lumpectomy followed by breast irradiation is an alternative to mastectomy for patients with early-stage breast cancer. The purpose of radiation treatment following lumpectomy is to minimize the risk of recurrent cancer in ...
  • 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 ...
  • Autoantibodies in autoimmune pancreatitis 

    Smyk, D. S.; Rigopoulou, E. I.; Koutsoumpas, A. L.; Kriese, S.; Burroughs, A. K.; Bogdanos, D. P. (2012)
    Autoimmune pancreatitis (AIP) was first used to describe cases of pancreatitis with narrowing of the pancreatic duct, enlargement of the pancreas, hyper - globulinaemia, and antinuclear antibody (ANA) positivity serologically. ...
  • Autoantibodies in patients with systemic sclerosis and cancer: A case-control study 

    Derk, C. T.; Sakkas, L. I.; Rasheed, M.; Artlett, C.; Jimenez, S. A. (2003)
    Objective. To determine the prevalence of specific autoantibodies in a cohort of patients with systemic sclerosis (SSc) and a diagnosis of cancer, and to compare it to that in a group of patients with SSc who were never ...
  • Bloodstream infections and sepsis in Greece: Over-time change of epidemiology and impact of de-escalation on final outcome 

    Koupetori, M.; Retsas, T.; Antonakos, N.; Vlachogiannis, G.; Perdios, I.; Nathanail, C.; Makaritsis, K.; Papadopoulos, A.; Sinapidis, D.; Giamarellos-Bourboulis, E. J.; Pneumatikos, I.; Gogos, C.; Armaganidis, A.; Paramythiotou, E. (2014)
    Background: Choice of empirically prescribed antimicrobials for sepsis management depends on epidemiological factors. The epidemiology of sepsis in Greece was studied in two large-periods.Methods: Sepsis due to bloodstream ...
  • BMI and gastroesophageal reflux in women [7] 

    Kostikas, K.; Papaioannou, A. I.; Gourgoulianis, K. I. (2006)
  • Can capital markets respond to environmental policy of firms? Evidence from Greece 

    Halkos, G.; Sepetis, A. (2007)
    In this study we attempt to evaluate the stock value of Greek firms, which apply systems of environmental management in the light of systemic risk. Risk is examined empirically with the help of conditional volatility models ...
  • Cognitive function and exercise training for chronic renal disease patients: A literature review 

    Kaltsatou, A.; Grigoriou, S. S.; Karatzaferi, C.; Giannaki, C. D.; Stefanidis, I.; Sakkas, G. K. (2015)
    Objective: Cognitive impairment is very often noted in patients with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). Even though, exercise is considered to be a quantifiable activity that improves cognition in animals and humans, it seems ...
  • CTX-M-type β-lactamases affect community Escherichia coli treatment, Greece [1] 

    Pournaras, S.; Ikonomidis, A.; Sofianou, D.; Tsakris, A.; Maniatis, A. N. (2004)
  • Current status of mechanical circulatory support: A systematic review 

    Spiliopoulos, K.; Giamouzis, G.; Karayannis, G.; Karangelis, D.; Koutsias, S.; Kalogeropoulos, A.; Georgiopoulou, V.; Skoularigis, J.; Butler, J.; Triposkiadis, F. (2012)
    Heart failure is a major public health problem and its management requires a significant amount of health care resources. Even with administration of the best available medical treatment, the mortality associated with the ...
  • Dense genotyping of immune-related disease regions identifies nine new risk loci for primary sclerosing cholangitis 

    Liu, J. Z.; Hov, J. R.; Folseraas, T.; Ellinghaus, E.; Rushbrook, S. M.; Doncheva, N. T.; Andreassen, O. A.; Weersma, R. K.; Weismüller, T. J.; Eksteen, B.; Invernizzi, P.; Hirschfield, G. M.; Gotthardt, D. N.; Pares, A.; Ellinghaus, D.; Shah, T.; Juran, B. D.; Milkiewicz, P.; Rust, C.; Schramm, C.; Muler, T.; Srivastava, B.; Dalekos, G.; Nöthen, M. M.; Herms, S.; Winkelmann, J.; Mitrovic, M.; Braun, F.; Ponsioen, C. Y.; Croucher, P. J. P.; Sterneck, M.; Teufel, A.; Andrew, L. Mason; Saarela, J.; Leppa, V.; Dorfman, R.; Alvaro, D.; Floreani, A.; Onengut-Gumuscu, S.; Rich, S. S.; Thompson, W. K.; Schork, A. J.; Næss, S.; Thomsen, I.; Mayr, G.; König, I. R.; Hveem, K.; Cleynen, I.; Gutierrez-Achury, J.; Ricaño-Ponce, I.; Van Heel, D.; Björnsson, E.; Sandford, R. N.; Durie, P. R.; Melum, E.; Vatn, M. H.; Silverberg, M. S.; Duerr, R. H.; Padyukov, L.; Brand, S.; Sans, M.; Annese, V.; Achkar, J. P.; Boberg, K. M.; Marschall, H. U.; Chazouillères, O.; Bowlus, C. L.; Wijmenga, C.; Schrumpf, E.; Vermeire, S.; Albrecht, M.; Rioux, J. D.; Alexander, G.; Bergquist, A.; Cho, J.; Schreiber, S.; Manns, M. P.; Färkkilä, M.; Dale, A. M.; Chapman, R. W.; Konstantinos, N. Lazaridis; Franke, A.; Anderson, C. A.; Karlsen, T. H. (2013)
    Primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) is a severe liver disease of unknown etiology leading to fibrotic destruction of the bile ducts and ultimately to the need for liver transplantation. We compared 3,789 PSC cases of ...
  • Diagnosis and management of chronic coronary artery disease 

    Triposkiadis, F.; Starling, R. C.; Stefanadis, C. (2007)
    Coronary artery disease (CAD) usually coexists with atherosclerosis of other arterial trees and is accelerated by several risk factors. It may remain asymptomatic for a long period affecting the vessel wall with no lumen ...
  • Disturbances of acquired immunity in hemodialysis patients 

    Eleftheriadis, T.; Antoniadi, G.; Liakopoulos, V.; Kartsios, C.; Stefanidis, I. (2007)
    Acquired immunity disturbances in hemodialysis (HD) patients are many and diverse. They are caused by uremia per se, the HD procedure, chronic renal failure complications, and therapeutic interventions for their treatment. ...
  • Early gastrostomy reduces the rate of ventilator-associated pneumonia in stroke or head injury patients 

    Kostadima, E.; Kaditis, A. G.; Alexopoulos, E. I.; Zakynthinos, E.; Sfyras, D. (2005)
    Presence of a nasogastric tube is a risk factor for the development of ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP). Alternatively, gastrostomy can be used for administration of enteral feedings. To determine whether early ...
  • The effects of old, new and emerging medicines on metabolic aberrations in PCOS 

    Bargiota, A.; Diamanti-Kandarakis, E. (2012)
    Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common endocrine disorder in women of reproductive age that is associated with significant adverse short- and long-term health consequences. Multiple metabolic aberrations, such as ...
  • Factors affecting outcome after ICSI with spermatozoa retrieved from cryopreserved testicular tissue in non-obstructive azoospermia 

    Dafopoulos, K.; Griesinger, G.; Schultze-Mosgau, A.; Orief, Y.; Schöpper, B.; Nikolettos, N.; Diedrich, K.; Al-Hasani, S. (2005)
    There is a lack of data regarding variables affecting the treatment outcome for non-obsructive azoospermia when spermatozoa from cryopreserved testicular specimens are utilized for ICSI. The objective of the present ...
  • Factors affecting the frequency of ear canal and face infestation by Otodectes cynotis in the cat 

    Sotiraki, S. T.; Koutinas, A. F.; Leontides, L. S.; Adamama-Moraitou, K. K.; Himonas, C. A. (2001)
    Otodectes cynotis is responsible for at least 50% of canker cases diagnosed in cats world-wide. The role of Demodex cati in the pathogenesis of otitis and acne is still obscure. The aims of this study were to estimate the ...
  • Factors associated with adolescent cigarette smoking in Greece: Results from a cross sectional study (GYTS Study) 

    Rachiotis, G.; Muula, A. S.; Rudatsikira, E.; Siziya, S.; Kyrlesi, A.; Gourgoulianis, K.; Hadjichristodoulou, C. (2008)
    Background. Data about the predictors of smoking among adolescents in Greece are sparse. We tried to identify factors associated with current cigarette smoking among in-school adolescents in Greece in the context of GYTS ...
  • A familial concurrence of schizophrenia and Gaucher's disease 

    Mouzas, O. D.; Siomos, K. E.; Angelopoulos, N. V. (2007)
    Background: Gaucher's disease (GD) is the most frequently encountered lysosomal storage disease. Here, we describe and discuss the observed concurrence of schizophrenia and Gaucher's disease in two siblings. Methods: ...
  • Hair dyes as a risk for autoimmunity: From systemic lupus erythematosus to primary biliary cirrhosis 

    Smyk, D.; Rigopoulou, E. I.; Bizzaro, N.; Bogdanos, D. P. (2013)
    Environmental and genetic factors appear to be involved in the pathogenesis of primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC), a chronic cholestatic liver disease characterized by immune-mediated destruction of the small and medium sized ...