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Air pollutants and morbidity of cardiopulmonary diseases in a semi-urban Greek peninsula
Aim: To access the relationship between the frequency of hospitalizations due to respiratory and cardiovascular diseases and air pollution. Material-method: Time series study during a seven year period (2001-2007) in a ...
Prevalence of sleep-related symptoms in a primary care population - Their relation to asthma and COPD
Aims: The aim of this study was to clarify the association between obstructive sleep apnoea/hypopnoea syndrome (OSAHS)-related symptoms and physician-diagnosed asthma and COPD. Methods: 1501 subjects aged 19-90 years ...
Increased primary autoimmune thyroid diseases and thyroid antibodies in sarcoidosis: Evidence for an under-recognised extrathoracic involvement in sarcoido
Objective and Design: Sarcoidosis has been associated with thyroid diseases. However, until today no definite conclusions have been drawn. We aimed to assess the frequency of thyroid disorders and the levels of thyroid ...
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 ...
Lung function in Gypsies in Greece
The relationship between lung function and smoking acid dietary habits was examined in 121 Gypsies (62 males, 59 females) who were 14-70 y of age and who lived in Greece. All were examined clinically, after which they all ...