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      First and second order statistical texture features in carotid plaque image analysis: preliminary results from ongoing research. 

      Kyriacou, Efthyvoulos C.; Nicolaïdes, Andrew N.; Pattichis, Constantinos S.; Petroudi, Styliani; Pattichis, Marios S.; Griffin, Maura B.; Kakkos, Stavros K.; Makris, Gregory C. (2011)
      Carotid plaques have been associated with ipsilateral neurological symptoms. High-resolution ultrasound can provide information not only on the degree of carotid artery stenosis but also on the characteristics of the ...
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      Media thickness measurement of the common carotid artery. 

      Loizou, Christos P.; Pattichis, Constantinos S.; Pantzaris, Marios C.; Nicolaïdes, Andrew N.; Georgiou, Niki; Kyriacou, Efthyvoulos C. (2007)
      The intima-media thickness (IMT) of the common carotid artery (CCA) is widely used as an early indicator of the development of cardiovascular disease (CVD). It was proposed but not thoroughly investigated that the media ...
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      Molecular and Clinical Investigation of Cystinuria in the Greek-Cypriot Population 

      Athanasiou, Yiannis; Voskarides, Konstantinos; Chatzikyriakidou, Anthoula L.; Ignatiou, Anastasia; Demosthenous, Panayiota; Elia, Avraam; Zavros, Michalis; Georgiou, Ioannis A.; Pierides, Alkis M.; Constantinou-Deltas, Constantinos D. (2015)
      Background and Aims: Cystinuria represents 3% of nephrolithiasis in humans. Two genes have been identified as the main genetic causes of cystinuria, SLC3A1 and SLC7A9, with an autosomal recessive mode of inheritance. In ...
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      New miRNA profiles accurately distinguish renal cell carcinomas and upper tract urothelial carcinomas from the normal kidney 

      Zaravinos, Apostolos; Lambrou, George I.; Mourmouras, Nikos; Katafygiotis, Patroklos; Papagregoriou, Gregory N.; Giannikou, Krinio; Delakas, Dimitrios S.; Constantinou-Deltas, Constantinos D. (2014)
      Background: Upper tract urothelial carcinomas (UT-UC) can invade the pelvicalyceal system making differential diagnosis of the various histologically distinct renal cell carcinoma (RCC) subtypes and UT-UC, difficult. Correct ...