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Could IFN-γ predict the development of residual pleural thickening in tuberculous pleurisy?
Could IFN-γ predict the development of residual pleural thickening tuberculous pleurisy? I. Gerogianni, M. Papala, P. Tsopa, P. Zigoulis, A. Dimoulis, K. Kostikas, T. Kiropoulos, KI Gourgoulianis. Background. The aim of ...
Portable exhaled nitric oxide as a screening tool for asthma in young adults during pollen season
Background: The fraction of exhaled NO (FeNO) is valuable for the follow-up of asthmatic patients. However, its usefulness as a screening tool for asthma is not established. Methods: We screened a population of 961 university ...
Whole-blood interferon-gamma assay for the diagnosis of tuberculosis infection in an unselected Greek population
Background and objective: Although QuantiFERON-TB Gold (QFT-G) has been approved for the diagnosis of latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI), there are limited data regarding its performance in routine clinical practice. The ...
Epidemiology and clinical significance of mycobacterial respiratory infections in Central Greece
SETTING: A 750-bed tertiary referral hospital in Central Greece. OBJECTIVE: To determine the incidence of non-tuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) respiratory infection based on the isolation of NTM in respiratory specimens, to ...
Sexual function in pre- and post-menopausal women with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome
The objective of this study was to evaluate the female sexual function in relation to hormonal status in pre- and postmenopausal women with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). A total of 43 premenopausal (mean age 42.1 +/- 4.9) ...