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      A 10-year time-series analysis of respiratory and cardiovascular morbidity in Nicosia, Cyprus: The effect of short-term changes in air pollution and dust storms 

      Middleton, Nicos; Yiallouros, Panayiotis K.; Kleanthous, Savvas; Kolokotroni, Ourania; Schwartz, J.; Dockery, Douglas W.; Demokritou, Philip; Koutrakis, Petros (2008)
      Background. To date, a substantial body of research has shown adverse health effects of short-term changes in levels of air pollution. Such associations have not been investigated in smaller size cities in the Eastern ...
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      3 Years Experience with Large Ovarian Cysts Diagnosed Inutero 

      Zachariou, Zacharias; Roth, H.; Boos, R.; Troeger, J.; Daum, R. (1989)
      Thirteen fetuses with abdominal cystic tumors were diagnosed by routine prenatal ultrasonography between the 28th and 36th week of gestation. Postnatal ultrasonography of the full-term newborns confirmed the findings. ...
    • Book Chapter  

      Abdomen 

      Zachariou, Zacharias (Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2009)
      Every operation should have a benefit for the patient The benefit might be diagnostic or therapeutic This benefit has to be achieved with the surgical procedure that provides maximal benefit with minimal risk Mutilating ...
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      Abdominal pain in children 

      Zachariou, Zacharias (2011)
      A differentiation between chronic relapsing abdominal pain and acute pain is necessary in children. Whilst only 5 - 10% of the cases of chronic abdominal pain have an organic correlate, such is almost always present in ...
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      [Abdominal pain in children] 

      Zachariou, Zacharias (2011)
      A differentiation between chronic relapsing abdominal pain and acute pain is necessary in children. Whilst only 5 - 10 % of the cases of chronic abdominal pain have an organic correlate, such is almost always present in ...
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      About mentioning quality of preparation and quality control of radiopharmaceuticals used in nuclear medicine procedures [3] 

      Wozniak, Greta; Georgoulias, Panagiotis; Archimandritis, Spiros; Dimakopoulos, Nikolaos; Fezoulidis, Ioannis (2006)
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      Absorption of D(+)-xylose, cobalamin, and folic acid after autologic-allotopic ileummucosa transplantation in beagles 

      Beiler, Hans Albert; Steinorth, J.; Witt, A.; Aulmann, M.; Zachariou, Zacharias (2004)
      Background/purpose Ileummucosa transplantation in a demucosed coloncoat was developed as a new method for small bowel elongation. In an animal model, the authors investigated the absorptive capacity of the transplanted ...
    • Article  

      Accessory liver in an infant with congenital diaphragmatic hernia. 

      Beiler, Hans Albert; Sergi, C.; Wagner, G.; Zachariou, Zacharias (2001)
      Incidence of congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) ranges from 1 in 2,400 to one in 5,000 live births. Associated anomalies in CDH are approximately 30% to 35%. The authors report on an infant with CDH and an accessory ...
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      Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome in a Transplant Patient 

      Milgrom, M.; Esquenazi, V.; Fuller, L.; Roth, D.; Kyriakides, George K.; Miller, Jody C. (1985)
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      Activity and toxicity of GI147211 in breast, colorectal and non-small-cell lung cancer patients: An EORTC-ECSG phase II clinical study 

      Gamucci, T.; Paridaens, R.; Heinrich, B.; Schellens, J. H. M.; Pavlidis, Nicholas; Verweij, J.; Sessa, Cristiana; Kaye, Stanley B.; Roelvink, M.; Wanders, J.; Hanauske, A. R. (2000)
      Background: GI147211 is a water-soluble synthetic analogue of camptothecin showing promising in vivo and in vitro antitumor activity and an acceptable toxicity profile. Patients and methods: Between April 1995 and November ...
    • Article  

      Acupuncture-induced haemothorax: a rare iatrogenic complication of acupuncture 

      Karavis, M. Y.; Argyra, E.; Segredos, V.; Yiallourou, Anneza I.; Giokas, G.; Theodosopoulos, Theodosios (2015)
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      Adjuvant chemotherapy using CPT-11, leucovorin plus bolus 5-fluorouracil and radiotherapy in patients with rectal cancer. A feasibility study 

      Kalofonos, H. P.; Kardamakis, D.; Bamias, A. T.; Skarlos, Dimosthenis V.; Papakostas, P.; Bafaloukos, Dimitrios; Sakantamis, A.; Pavlidis, Nicholas; Fountzilas, George (2003)
      Background: The addition of CPT-11 to 5FU/leucovorin resulted in survival benefit in patients with advanced colorectal cancer suggesting that this combination could be used successfully in the adjuvant setting. We studied ...
    • Article  

      Adjuvant Cytotoxic and Endocrine Therapy in Pre- and Postmenopausal Patients with Breast Cancer and One to Nine Infiltrated Nodes: Five-Year Results of the Hellenic Cooperative Oncology Group Randomized HE 10/92 Study 

      Fountzilas, George; Stathopoulos, G. P.; Kouvatseas, G.; Polychronis, A.; Klouvas, G. D.; Samantas, E.; Zamboglou, N.; Kyriakou, K.; Adamou, A.; Pectasides, Dimitrios; Economopoulos, T.; Kalofonos, H. P.; Bafaloukos, Dimitrios; Georgoulias, V.; Razi, E. D.; Koukouras, D.; Zombolas, V.; Kosmidis, Paraskevas A.; Skarlos, Dimosthenis V.; Pavlidis, Nicholas (2004)
      The present randomized phase III trial was designed to detect a 15% benefit in relapse-free survival (RFS) or overall survival (OS) from the incorporation of adjuvant tamoxifen to the combination of CNF [cyclophosphamide, ...
    • Article  

      Adrenal function and high dose inhaled corticosteroids for asthma 

      Yiallouros, Panayiotis K.; Milner, A. D.; Conway, E.; Honour, J. W. (1997)
      Objective - To investigate effects on adrenal function of fluticasone, a recently released inhaled steroid preparation with lower systemic bioavailability than beclomethasone dipropionate. Methods - 34 children on high ...
    • Article  

      Advanced aggressive fibromatosis: Effective palliation with chemotherapy 

      Constantinidou, Anastasia; Jones, Robin Lewis; Scurr, Michelle R.; Al-Muderis, Omar; Judson, Ian Robert (2011)
      Background. Aggressive fibromatosis (AF) is a locally invasive proliferative disease. The mainstay of treatment is surgery. Chemotherapy may be considered in inoperable AF following failure of hormonal therapy and/or NSAIDs. ...
    • Article  

      Advanced soft-tissue sarcoma and treatment options: Critical appraisal of trabectedin 

      Desar, Ingrid M. E.; Constantinidou, Anastasia; Kaal, Suzanne E. J.; Jones, Robin Lewis; Graaf, W. T. A. van der (2016)
      Soft-tissue sarcomas (STS) are a heterogeneous group of rare solid tumors of mesenchymal origin. This paper reviews the current status of systemic treatment in advanced and metastatic soft tissue sarcomas, with an emphasis ...
    • Article  

      Advanced stage clear-cell epithelial ovarian cancer: The Hellenic cooperative oncology group experience 

      Pectasides, Dimitrios; Fountzilas, George; Aravantinos, Gerasimos; Kalofonos, H. P.; Efstathiou, E.; Farmakis, D.; Skarlos, Dimosthenis V.; Pavlidis, Nicholas; Economopoulos, T.; Dimopoulos, M. A. (2006)
      Purpose.: Ovarian clear-cell carcinomas (OCCC) are known to be possibly resistant to platinum-based chemotherapy and to have a poorer prognosis with respect to other subtypes of epithelial ovarian cancer (EOC). This study ...
    • Article  

      Age-Dependent Metastatic Spread and Survival: Cancer of Unknown Primary as a Model 

      Hemminki, K.; Pavlidis, Nicholas; Tsilidis, K. K.; Sundquist, K.; Ji, J. (2016)
      In order to describe a novel approach for the clinical study of metastases, we provide here age-specific incidence and survival data for cancer of unknown primary (CUP). Metastases in various organs are found at CUP ...
    • Article  

      AIRWAYS-ICPs (European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing) from concept to implementation 

      Bousquet, Jean; Barbara, Cristina; Bateman, E. D.; Bel, E. H.; Bewick, M.; Chavannes, Niels H.; Cruz, A. A.; Haahtela, T.; Hellings, P. W.; Khaltaev, N.; Carlsen, K. Lodrup; Muraro, A.; Cordeiro, C. R.; Rosado-Pinto, J.; Samolinski, B.; Strandberg, T.; Valiulis, A.; Yorgancioglu, A.; Zuberbier, T.; Adcock, I. M.; Addis, A.; Agache, I.; Agusti, A.; Alonso, A.; Annesi-Maesano, I.; Anto, Josep M.; Bachert, C.; Baena-Cagnani, C. E.; Bai, C.; Baigenzhin, A. K.; Barnes, P. J.; Beck, L.; Bedbrook, Anna; Benezet, O.; Bennoor, K. S.; Benson, M.; Bernabeu-Wittel, M.; Bindslev-Jensen, C.; Blain, Hubert; Blasi, F.; Bonini, M.; Bonini, S.; Boulet, L. P.; Bourdin, Arnaud; Bourret, Rodolphe; Bousquet, Jean; Brightling, C. E.; Briggs, A. H.; Brozek, J. L.; Buhl, R.; Bush, A.; Caimmi, D. P.; Calderon, M. A.; Calverley, P. M.; Camargos, P. A. M.; Camuzat, Thierry; Canonica, G. W.; Carlsen, K. H.; Casale, T. B.; Cazzola, M.; A.M, Cepeda Sarabia; Cesario, A.; Chen, Y. Z.; Chkhartishvili, E.; Chiron, R.; Chuchalin, Alexander G.; Chung, K. F.; Cox, L.; Crooks, George; Crooks, George; Custovic, Adnan; Dahl, R.; Dahlen, S. E.; Blay, F. De; Dedeu, Antoni; Deleanu, D.; Demoly, Pascal; Devillier, P.; Didier, A.; Dinh-Xuan, A. T.; Djukanovic, R.; Dokic, D.; Douagui, H. B.; Dubakiene, R.; Eglin, S.; Elliot, F.; Emuzyte, R.; Fabbri, Leonardo M.; Fink-Wagner, A.; Fletcher, M.; Fokkens, W. J.; Fonseca, J. A.; Franco, A.; Frith, P.; Furber, A.; Gaga, M.; Gamkrelidze, A.; Garcia-Aymerich, Judith; Gonzalez-Diaz, S. N.; Gouzi, Fares; Garces, J.; Guzmán, M. A.; Harrison, D.; Hayot, M.; Heaney, L. G.; Heinrich, J.; Hooper, J.; Humbert, M.; Hyland, M. E.; Iaccarino, G.; Jakovenko, D.; Jardim, J. R.; Jeandel, Claude; Jenkins, C.; Johnston, S. L.; Jonquet, Olivier; Joos, G.; Jung, K. S.; Kalayci, O.; Karunanithi, S.; Keil, T.; Kolek, V.; Kowalski, M. L.; Kull, I.; Kuna, P.; Kvedariene, V.; Le, Tuyen D.; Louis, R.; MacNee, W.; Mair, A.; Manning, P. J.; Keenoy, M. E. Manuel; Majer, I.; Masjedi, M. R.; Melén, E.; Gomes, Elisabete Melo; Menzies-Gow, A.; Mercier, G.; Mercier, Jacques; Michel, J. P.; Miculinic, N.; Mihaltan, F.; Milenkovic, B.; Molimard, M.; Momas, I.; Montilla-Santana, A.; Almeida, M. Morais; Morgan, M.; N'Diaye, M.; Nafti, S.; Nekam, K.; Neou, A.; Nicod, L.; O'Hehir, R. E.; Ohta, K.; Paggiaro, P. L.; Palkonen, S.; Palmer, S.; Papadopoulos, N. G.; Papi, A.; Passalacqua, G.; Pavord, I.; Pedersen, S.; Pigearias, B.; Plavec, D.; Postma, D. S.; Price, D.; Rabe, K. F.; Radier-Pontal, F.; Redon, Josep; Rennard, S.; Roberts, J.; Robine, J. M.; Roca, J.; Roche, N.; Rodenas, F.; Roggeri, A.; Rolland, C.; Ryan, D.; Sanchez-Borges, M.; Schunemann, H. J.; Sheikh, A.; Shields, K. M.; Siafakas, N.; Sibille, Y.; Similowski, T.; Small, I.; Sola-Morales, O.; Sooronbaev, T.; Stelmach, R.; Sterk, P. J.; Stiris, T.; Sud, P.; Tellier, V.; To, T.; Todo-Bom, A.; Triggiani, M.; Valenta, R.; Valero, A. L.; Valovirta, E.; Vandenplas, O.; Ganse, E. Van; Vasankari, T.; Vestbo, J.; Vezzani, G.; Viegi, Giovanni; Visier, L.; Vogelmeier, C.; Vontetsianos, T.; Wagstaff, R.; Wallaert, B.; Wahn, U.; Whalley, B.; Wickman, M.; Williams, D. M.; Wilson, N.; Yawn, B. P.; Yiallouros, Panayiotis K.; Yusuf, O. M.; Zar, H. J.; Zhong, N.; Zidarn, M. (2016)
      Chronic respiratory diseases (CRDs) are major non-communicable diseases (NCDs) [1, 2] that induce a significant burden. Asthma often occurs along the life cycle from early childhood, affecting 30 million children and adults ...
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      Alcohol and psychoactive drugs increased the pre-hospital mortality in 655 fall-related fatalities in Greece: A call for management protocols 

      Papadopoulos, I. N.; Bonovas, Stefanos; Kanakaris, Nikolaos K.; Nikolopoulos, Georgios K.; Kotsilianou, Olympia; Konstantoudakis, Georgios; Leukidis, Christos (2012)
      Introduction: The frequency of alcohol and psychoactive drugs in fall-related fatalities and their effect on type, severity of injury and location of death constitute the subjects of this study. Methods: A retrospective ...