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      Association between the plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 4G/5G polymorphism and venous thrombosis 

      Tsantes, Argirio E.; Nikolopoulos, Georgios K.; Bagos, Pantelis G.; Rapti, E.; Mantzios, Georgios P.; Kapsimali, Violetta; Travlou, Anthi S. (2007)
      The effect of the 675 insertion/deletion (4G/5G) polymorphism of plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 (PAI-1) gene on the risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE) remains controversial. In this study, we performed a meta-analysis ...
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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 ...