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    • Language and ethnicity in Cyprus under the British: A linkage of heightened salience 

      Karoulla-Vrikki, Dimitra (2004-12-01)
      The article examines language planning and the link between language and ethnicity among the Greek Cypriots and the Turkish Cypriots during British colonial rule. It investigates the attitudes towards the language-ethnic ...
    • Laparoscopic Compared to Open Repeat Hepatectomy for Colorectal Liver Metastases: a Multi-institutional Propensity-Matched Analysis of Short- and Long-Term Outcomes 

      Hallet, Julie; Sa Cunha, Antonio; Cherqui, Daniel; Gayet, Brice; Goéré, Diane; Bachellier, Philippe; Laurent, Alexis; Fuks, David; Navarro, Françis; Pessaux, Patrick; Lignier, Delphine; Régimbeau, Jean Marc; Barbieux, Julien P.; Lermite, Émilie; Hamy, Antoine P.; Mauvais, François; Laurent, Christophe; Naasan, Irchid Al; Laurent, Alexis; Azoulay, Daniel; Compagnon, Philippe; Lim, Chetana; Idrissi, Mohammed Sbai; Martin, Frédéric; Atger, Jérôme; Baulieux, Jacques; Darnis, B.; Mabrut, J.Y.; Kepenekian, V.; Perinel, J.; Adham, M.; Glehen, O.; Rivoire, M.; Hardwigsen, J.; Palen, A.; Grégoire, E.; LeTreut, Y.P.; Delpero, J.R.; Turrini, O.; Herrero, A.; Navarro, F.; Panaro, F.; Ayav, A.; Bresler, L.; Rauch, P.; Guillemin, F.; Marchal, F.; Gugenheim, J.; Iannelli, A.; Benoist, S.; Brouquet, A.; Pocard, M.; Dico, R.L.; Gayet, B.; Fuks, D.; Scatton, O.; Soubrane, O.; Vaillant, J.-C.; Piardi, T.; Sommacale, D.; Kianmanesh, R.; Roche-sur-Yon, L.; Comy, M.; Bachellier, P.; Oussoultzoglou, E.; Addeo, P.; Ntourakis, Dimitrios; Pessaux, P.; Mutter, D.; Marescaux, J.; Raoux, L.; Suc, B.; Muscari, F.; Elhomsy, G.; Gelli, M.; Cunha, A.S.; Adam, R.; Castaing, D.; Cherqui, D.; Pittau, G.; Ciacio, O.; Vibert, E.; Elias, D.; Goére, D.; Vittadello, F. (2017-12-01)
      Introduction: While uptake of laparoscopic hepatectomy has improved, evidence on laparoscopic re-hepatectomy (LRH) for colorectal liver metastases (CRLMs) is limited and has never been compared to the open approach. We ...
    • 'Lateral elbow tendinopathy' is the most appropriate diagnostic term for the condition commonly referred-to as lateral epicondylitis 

      Stasinopoulos, Dimitrios; Johnson, Mark I. (2006-09-29)
      A plethora of terms that have been used to describe lateral epicondylitis including tennis elbow (TE), epicondylalgia, tendonitis, tendinosis and tendinopathy. These terms usually have the prefix extensor or lateral elbow. ...
    • Lateral elbow tendinopathy: Evidence of physiotherapy management 

      Stasinopoulos, Dimitrios (2016-08-18)
      Lateral elbow tendinopathy (LET) is a common musculoskeletal/ sports injury. A plethora of physiotherapy techniques has been proposed in the management of LET. The exercise programme is the most common treatment in the ...
    • Learning about learning with teachers and (from) young children 

      Papademetri-Kachrimani, Chrystalla (2015-01-01)
      Convictions arising from different, separate and distinct domains and paradigms (modeling-based learning (MbL), Papert's constructionism, literature on play from the domain of early childhood education, complexity theory) ...
    • Learning object farms and learning design in science education 

      Stav, John Birger; Thorseth, Trond Morten; Meletiou-Mavrotheris, Maria; Tsalapatas, Hariklia (2005-01-01)
      A Learning Object (LO) is a collection of digital pieces representing a minimal, independent and standalone educational unit. By combining XML and MathML technologies, together with the computing power of server based ...
    • Leisured intimacy in organizational settings: An exploratory investigation 

      Theocharous, Antonis; Philaretou, Andreas Georgiou (2011-11-15)
      This investigation focuses on the dynamics of sexuality and leisure intimate relationships in organizational settings. It aims primarily at: (a) mapping out the micro social psychological variants of sexuality and intimate ...
    • Lessons learnt on recruitment and fieldwork from a pilot European human biomonitoring survey 

      Fiddicke, Ulrike; Becker, Kerstin; Schwedler, Gerda; Seiwert, Margarete; Joas, Reinhard; Joas, Anke; Biot, Pierre; Aerts, Dominique; Casteleyn, Ludwine; Dumez, Birgit; Castaño, Argelia; Esteban, Marta; Angerer, Jüergen; Koch, Holger Martin; Schoeters, Greet E.R.; Hond, Elly Den; Sepai, Ovnair; Exley, Karen S.; Knudsen, Lisbeth Ehlert; Horvat, Milena; Bloemen, Louis; Katsonouri, Andromachi; Hadjipanayis, Adamos; Černá, Milena; Kršková, Andrea; Jensen, Janne Fangel; Nielsen, Jeanette Kolstrup Søgaard; Rudnai, Péter; Közepésy, Szilvia; Gutleb, Arno Christian; Fischer, Marc E.; Ligocka, Danuta; Kamińska, Joanna; Reis, Maria Fátima; Namorado, Sónia; Lupsa, Ioana Rodica; Gurzǎu, Anca Elena; Halzlová, Katarína; Mazej, Darja; Tratnik, Janja Snoj; Rivas, Teresa C.; Gómez, Silvia; Berglund, Marika; Larsson, Kristin; Lehmann, Andrea; Crettaz, Pierre; Dewolf, Marie Christine D; Burns, Damien; Kellegher, Anne; Kolossa-Gehring, Marike (2014-08-01)
      Within the European Environment and Health Action Plan an initiative to establish a coherent human biomonitoring approach in Europe was started. The project COPHES (COnsortium to Perform Human biomonitoring on a European ...
    • Levosimendan Improves Neurological Outcome in a Swine Model of Asphyxial Cardiac Arrest 

      Kosmidou, Maria Louiza; Xanthos, Theodoros; Chalkias, Athanasios F.; Lelovas, Pavlos P.; Varvarousi, Giolanda; Lekka, Nektaria; Lappas, Theodoros; Papadimitriou, Lila J.; Perrea, Despina N.; Dontas, Ismene A. (2015-09-01)
      Background: In asphyxial cardiac arrest, the severe hypoxic stress complicates the resuscitation efforts and results in poor neurological outcomes. Our aim was to assess the effects of levosimendan on a swine model of ...
    • Levosimendan improves the initial outcome of cardiopulmonary resuscitation in a swine model of cardiac arrest 

      Koudouna, Eleni; Xanthos, Theodoros; Bassiakou, Eleni; Goulas, Sotirios; Lelovas, Pavlos P.; Papadimitriou, Dimitrios; Tsirikos Karapanos, Nikolaos; Papadimitriou, Lila J. (2007-09-01)
      Background: Cardiac arrest remains the leading cause of death in Western societies. Advanced Life Support guidelines propose epinephrine (adrenaline) for its treatment. The aim of this study was to assess whether a calcium ...
    • Levosimendan reduces plasma cell-free DNA levels in patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy 

      Zaravinos, Apostolos; Tzoras, Spiros; Apostolakis, Stavros Z.; Lazaridis, Kyriakos; Spandidos, Demetrios A. (2011-02-01)
      Heart failure (HF) is a condition associated with the apoptosis and cell death of both cardiac myocytes and cardiac non-myocytes. DNA fragments released from programmed cell death or acute cellular injury are the main ...
    • Lie powers of free modules for certain groups of prime power order 

      Bryant, Roger M.; Michos, Ioannis C. (2001-10-01)
      Let G be a finite group of order pk, where p is a prime and k ≥ 1, such that G is either cyclic, quaternion or generalised quaternion. Let V be a finite-dimensional free KG-module where K is a field of characteristic p. ...
    • Lipemic serum in hyperlipidemic pancreatitis 

      Michalakis, Konstantinos G.; Basiakou, Eleni; Xanthos, Theodoros; Ziakas, Panagiotis (2009-11-01)
      Background: A 37 year-old man presented to the emergency department complaining of six hour diffuse abdominal pain accompanied by persistent vomiting. Case report: The patient had a heavy meal a few hours before. There ...
    • Lipid extracts isolated from heat processed food show a strong agglutinating activity against human red blood cells 

      Patrikios, Ioannis S. (2002-10-19)
      In this study we investigated the possibility that the lipid components of foodstuffs and mass market oils undergo oxidative and thermal changes during storage, processing and cooking and so become agglutinins. The ...
    • Lipid metabolism and osteoarthritis: Lessons from atherosclerosis 

      Gkretsi, Vasiliki; Simopoulou, Theodora; Tsezou, Aspasia N. (2011-04-01)
      Osteoarthritis (OA) is an age-related degenerative disease comprising the main reason of handicap in the Western world. Interestingly, to date, there are neither available biomarkers for early diagnosis of the disease nor ...
    • Lipomatous hypertrophy of the interatrial septum: A pathological and clinical approach 

      Xanthos, Theodoros; Giannakopoulos, Nikodimos; Papadimitriou, Lila J. (2007-09-14)
      Lipomatous hypertrophy of the interatrial septum (LHIS) is a rare benign disorder that is characterized by accumulation and deposition of fat in the interatrial septum. Its etiology is still unknown, despite the theories ...
    • Liver-specific ablation of integrin-linked kinase in mice results in abnormal histology, enhanced cell proliferation, and hepatomegaly 

      Gkretsi, Vasiliki; Apte, Udayan M.; Mars, Wendy M.; Bowen, William C.; Luo, J. H.; Yang, Yu Q.; Yu, Yanping; Orr, Anne V.; St.-Arnaud, René A.; Dedhar, Shoukat; Kaestner, Klaus Hermann; Wu, Chuanyue; Michalopoulos, George Konstantine (2008-12-01)
      Hepatocyte differentiation and proliferation are greatly affected by extracellular matrix (ECM). Primary hepatocytes cultured without matrix dedifferentiate over time, but matrix overlay quickly restores differentiation. ...