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      The effect of the plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 4G/5G polymorphism on the thrombotic risk 

      Tsantes, Argirio E.; Nikolopoulos, Georgios K.; Bagos, Pantelis G.; Bonovas, Stefanos; Kopterides, Petros; Vaiopoulos, G. (2008)
      Plasminogen activator inhibitor (PAI-1), is the central component of the fibrinolytic system. A deletion/insertion (4G/5G) polymorphism in the promoter region of the PAI-1 gene has been correlated with levels of plasma ...
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      Integrin, alpha 2 gene C807T polymorphism and risk of ischemic stroke: A meta-analysis 

      Nikolopoulos, Georgios K.; Tsantes, Argirio E.; Bagos, Pantelis G.; Travlou, Anthi S.; Vaiopoulos, G. (2007)
      Introduction: Platelet adhesion to fibrillar collagen via the membrane glycoprotein (GP) Ia/IIa (α2β1), is a crucial event in the pathogenesis of arterial occlusive disorders. The C807T single nucleotide polymorphism of ...
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      Metabolic syndrome and its components as predictors of ischemic stroke in type 2 diabetic patients 

      Protopsaltis, I. D.; Korantzopoulos, Panagiotis; Milionis, Haralampos J.; Koutsovasilis, Anastasios; Nikolopoulos, Georgios K.; Dimou, Eftihia; Kokkoris, Stelios; Brestas, Paris; Elisaf, Moses S.; Melidonis, Andreas (2008)
      BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE - The available data regarding the association between metabolic syndrome (MS) or MS components and ischemic stroke in type 2 diabetics are limited and inconsistent. This study aimed to investigate ...
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      SPECT imaging and cerebrovascular disease 

      Valotassiou, Varvara; Wozniak, Greta; Sifakis, N.; Iliadis, Charalambos; Georgoulias, Panagiotis (2007)
      Many studies promote both diagnostic and prognostic roles for single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) functional brain imaging in patients with cerebrovascular disease (CVD). SPECT allows in vivo non-invasive ...