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      Direct evidence for normalization of platelet function resulting from platelet count reduction in essential thrombocythemia 

      Tsantes, Argirio E.; Nikolopoulos, Georgios K.; Tsirigotis, P.; Zoi, K.; Zomas, A.; Kapsimali, Violetta; Kopterides, Petros; Chondropoulos, Spyros; Dervenoulas, John; Mantzios, Georgios P. (2011)
      Essential thrombocythemia is characterized by persistent elevation and functional disturbances of platelets. Both the platelet function analyzer-100 (PFA-100) collagen-epinephrine (CEPI) cartridge and aggregometry with ...
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      The effect of homocysteine on the clinical outcomes of ventilated patients with severe sepsis 

      Tsantes, Argirio E.; Tsangaris, I.; Nikolopoulos, Georgios K.; Bagos, Pantelis G.; Kopterides, Petros; Antonakos, Georgios; Dimopoulou, Ioanna; Vrioni, G.; Kapsimali, Violetta; Dima, Kleanthi; Armaganidis, Apostolos; Travlou, Anthi S. (2010)
      Background. There is considerable evidence that elevated plasma homocysteine levels are associated with a prothrombotic milieu, whereas activation of the coagulation cascade is an important component of the pathogenesis ...