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      Antiretrovirals for HIV exposure prophylaxis 

      Nikolopoulos, Georgios K.; Tsiodras, Sotirios; Bonovas, Stefanos; Hatzakis, A. (2012)
      Infection with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) remains a global public health problem. Although the epidemic has not been completely controlled, there was considerable progress in HIV prevention and treatment during the ...
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      Are the effects of tamoxifen on the serum lipid profile modified by apolipoprotein E phenotypes? 

      Liberopoulos, E. N.; Karabina, S. A.; Tselepis, A.; Bairaktari, Eleni Th; Nikolaides, C.; Pavlidis, Nicholas; Elisaf, Moses S. (2002)
      Background: Tamoxifen has favorable effects on the serum lipid profile. It has been suggested that the apolipoprotein (Apo) E phenotype can influence serum lipid parameters; the ApoE allele 4 (ApoE4) is associated with ...
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      The beneficial effect of tamoxifen on serum lipoprotein-a levels: An additional anti-atherogenic property 

      Elisaf, Moses S.; Bairaktari, Eleni Th; Nikolaides, C.; Fountzilas, George; Tzallas, C. S.; Siamopoulos, K. C.; Tsolas, O.; Pavlidis, Nicholas (1996)
      It has recently been suggested that increased lipoprotein (a) levels are an independent risk factor for coronary heart disease. It has also been reported that tamoxifen can induce changes in blood lipid values. In this ...
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      Effect of letrozole on the lipid profile in postmenopausal women with breast cancer 

      Elisaf, Moses S.; Bairaktari, Eleni Th; Nikolaides, C.; Kakaidi, B.; Tzallas, C. S.; Katsaraki, A.; Pavlidis, Nicholas (2001)
      Hormonal therapy plays a central role in the overall treatment of breast cancer. Aromatase inhibitors can inhibit the aromatase enzyme system resulting in a reduction of oestrogens. Letrozole is a non-steroidal aromatase ...
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      Effects of hormonal treatment on lipids in patients with cancer 

      Filippatos, T. D.; Liberopoulos, E. N.; Pavlidis, Nicholas; Elisaf, Moses S.; Mikhailidis, Dimitri P. (2009)
      Patients with malignant disease may need hormonal therapy as primary or adjuvant treatment or for palliation. Oestrogens usually decrease serum levels of total cholesterol (TC) and low density lipoprotein cholesterol ...
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      Metabolic syndrome and its components as predictors of all-cause mortality and coronary heart disease in type 2 diabetic patients 

      Protopsaltis, I. D.; Nikolopoulos, Georgios K.; Dimou, Eftihia; Brestas, Paris; Kokkoris, Stelios; Korantzopoulos, Panagiotis; Melidonis, Andreas (2007)
      Background: There is no consistent evidence regarding the prognostic value of metabolic syndrome (MS) in predicting all-cause mortality and coronary heart disease (CHD) risk among type 2 diabetic patients. We sought to ...
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      Serotonin and neuron-specific enolase: Serum acute and mid-term levels and their association with posttraumatic depression 

      Wozniak, Greta; Georgoulias, Panagiotis; Iliadis, Charalambos; Valotassiou, Varvara; Papadopoulos, G.; Bagiatis, Vasilis; Tsougos, Ioannis; Paterakis, K. N.; Fountas, Kostas N. (2010)
      OBJECTIVES: To investigate the association between serotonin (SER), cholesterol, and neuron-specific enolase (NSE) serum levels with depression after traumatic brain injury (TBI). MATERIALS AND METHODS: Seventy-four patients ...
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      Tamoxifen-induced severe hypertriglyceridemia and pancreatitis 

      Elisaf, Moses S.; Nakou, K.; Liamis, G.; Pavlidis, Nicholas (2000)
      Tamoxifen exhibits favorable effects on the lipid and lipoprotein profile since it decreases the total and LDL cholesterol levels as well as the Lp(a) levels. Additionally, a small increase in serum triglycerides is commonly ...