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    • Prevalence of macrolide, lincosamide, and streptogramin resistance among staphylococci in a tertiary care hospital in Athens, Greece 

      Vallianou, Natalia G.; Evangelopoulos, Angelos A.; Hadjisoteriou, M.; Avlami, Athina; Petrikkos, Georgios L. (2015-12-01)
      The aims of the present study were to evaluate erythromycin, clindamycin, and streptogramin resistance rates, as well as the phenotypic and genotypic characteristics of erythromycin-resistant staphylococci in a Greek ...
    • Primary care pediatricians' perceptions of vaccine refusal in Europe 

      Grossman, Zachi; Van Esso, Diego L.; Del Torso, Stefano; Hadjipanayis, Adamos; Drabik, Anna I.; Gerber, Andreas U.; Miron, Dan (2011-01-01)
      An electronic survey assessing primary care pediatricians' estimations and practices regarding parents' vaccination refusal was sent to 395 members of the European Academy of Pediatrics Research in Ambulatory Setting ...
    • Primary cortisol resistance: A familial syndrome and an animal model 

      Chrousos, George P.; Loriaux, D.Lynn; Brandon, David; Tomita, Masako; Vingerhoeds, A.C.M.; Merriam, George R.; Johnson, Elizabeth O.; Lipsett, M.B. (1983-07-01)
      Primary cortisol resistance in man is a familial disease. It is characterized by increased plasma cortisol concentrations, high urinary free cortisol excretion, a normal circadian pattern of cortisol secretion, resistance ...
    • Primary School Teachers’ Understandings of Human Rights and Human Rights Education (HRE) in Cyprus: An Exploratory Study 

      Zembylas, Michalinos; Charalambous, Panayiota; Lesta, Stalo; Charalambous, Constadina (2015-06-01)
    • Primary Tumor Versus Liver-First Approach for Synchronous Colorectal Liver Metastases: An Association Française de Chirurgie (AFC) Multicenter-Based Study with Propensity Score Analysis 

      Esposito, Francesco; Lim, Chetana; Sa Cunha, Antonio; Pessaux, Patrick; Navarro, Françis; Azoulay, Daniel; Cossé, Cyril; Lignier, Delphine; Régimbeau, Jean Marc; Barbieux, Julien P.; Lermite, Émilie; Hamy, Antoine P.; Mauvais, François; Laurent, Christophe; Naasan, Irchid Al; Azoulay, Daniel; Salloum, Chady; Compagnon, Philippe; Idrissi, Mohammed Sbai; Martin, Frédéric; Atger, Jérôme; Baulieux, Jacques; Darnis, Benjamin; Mabrut, Jean Yves; Képénékian, Vahan; Périnel, Julie; Adham, Mustapha; Gléhen, Olivier J.; Rivoire, Michel L.; Hardwigsen, Jean; Palen, Anaïs; Grégoire, Émilie; LeTreut, Yves Patrice; Delpéro, Jean Robert; Turrini, Olivier; Herrero, Astrid; Panaro, Fabrizio; Ayav, Ahmet; Bresler, Laurent; 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.; Comy, M.; Bachellier, P.; Oussoultzoglou, E.; Addeo, P.; Ntourakis, Dimitrios; 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.; On behalf of the French Colorectal Liver Metastases Working Group, Association Francaise de Chirurgie (AFC) (2018-12-01)
      Objectives: Multicenter studies comparing the reverse strategy (RS) with the classical strategy (CS) for the management of stage IVA liver-only colorectal cancer (CCR) are scarce. The aim of this study was to compare ...
    • Principal component analysis and radiative transfer modelling of Spitzer Infrared Spectrograph spectra of ultraluminous infrared galaxies 

      Hurley, Peter Donald; Oliver, Sebastian James; Farrah, Duncan G.; Wang, Lingyu; Efstathiou, Andreas (2012-08-11)
      The mid-infrared spectra of ultraluminous infrared galaxies (ULIRGs) contain a variety of spectral features that can be used as diagnostics to characterize the spectra. However, such diagnostics are biased by our prior ...
    • Principals’ perceptions on the notion of organizational culture: The case of greece 

      Tzianakopoulou, Theodora; Manesis, Nikolaos (2018-11-01)
      Organizational culture constitutes a fundamental characteristic of the educational organism, because, it contributes to the shape of its character and of its members’ way of thinking and behavior and, it is also connected ...
    • Principles for integrating reactive species into in vivo biological processes: Examples from exercise physiology 

      Margaritelis, Nikos V.; Cobley, James N.; Paschalis, Vassilis; Veskoukis, Aristidis S.; Theodorou, Anastasios A.; Kyparos, Antonios; Nikolaidis, Michalis G. (2016-04-01)
      The equivocal role of reactive species and redox signaling in exercise responses and adaptations is an example clearly showing the inadequacy of current redox biology research to shed light on fundamental biological processes ...
    • Problematising disabling discourses on the assessment and placement of learners with disabilities: can interdependence inform an alternative narrative for inclusion? 

      Symeonidou, Simoni; Mavrou, Katerina (2019-01-01)
      In this paper, we seek to explore how the concepts of dependence, independence and interdependence are reflected in discourses on documents prepared by two Commissioners in Cyprus (the Commissioner for the Rights of the ...
    • Problems in education 

      Stevens, Peter AJ; Vryonides, Marios; Dworkin, Anthony Gary (2018-03-22)
      This chapter focuses on three contemporary social problems in education that have received considerable attention from sociologists and educational researchers: educational inequalities between social classes and between ...
    • Project risk management using Event Calculus 

      Gregoriades, Andreas; Lesta, Vicky Papadopoulou; Petrides, Petros (2011-12-01)
      Risks are unavoidable in systems engineering projects due to emerging changes during the lifetime of projects. Changes in activities and peoples' roles are usually not free from conflicts, which in some cases if not dealt ...
    • Promoting peaceful coexistence in conflict-ridden Cyprus: Teachers' difficulties and emotions towards a new policy initiative 

      Zembylas, Michalinos; Charalambous, Constadina; Charalambous, Panayiota; Kendeou, Panayiota (2011-02-01)
      The present paper looks at teachers' perceptions of difficulties and emotions about a recent policy initiative in the Greek-Cypriot educational system to promote peaceful coexistence. This policy initiative by the government ...
    • Promoting Undergraduate Surgical Education: Current Evidence and Students’ Views on ESMSC International Wet Lab Course 

      Sideris, Michail Ch; Papalois, Apostolos E.; Theodoraki, Korina; Dimitropoulos, Ioannis; Johnson, Elizabeth O.; Georgopoulou, Efstratia Maria; Staikoglou, Nikolaos; Paparoidamis, Georgios; Pantelidis, Panteleimon; Tsagkaraki, Ismini; Karamaroudis, Stefanos; Potoupnis, Michael E.; Tsiridis, Eleftherios E.; Dedeilias, P.; Papagrigoriadis, Sav; Papalois, Vassilios E.; Ζografos, George C.; Triantafyllou, Αggeliki; Tsoulfas, Georgios (2017-03-04)
      Background: Undergraduate Surgical Education is becoming an essential element in the training of the future generation of safe and efficient surgeons. Essential Skills in the Management of Surgical Cases (ESMSC), is an ...
    • Properties of Firback-Elais 175-μm sources in the Elais N2 region 

      Taylor, E. L.; Robert Mann, Robert; Efstathiou, Andreas; Babbedge, Tom S.R.; Rowan-Robinson, Michael; Lagache, Guilaine; Andy R. Lawrence, Andy; Mei, Simona; Vaccari, Mattia; Héraudeau, Ph; Oliver, Sebastian James; Dennefeld, Michel; Pérez-Fournón, Ismaël; Serjeant, Stephen B.G.; González-Solares, Eduardo A.; Puget, Jean Loup; Dole, Hervé A.; Lari, Carlo (2005-08-21)
      We report on a search for the optical counterparts of 175-μm selected sources from the Far-Infrared Background (FIRBACK) survey in the European Large Area 750 Survey (ELAIS) N2 field. Applying a likelihood ratio technique ...
    • Propofol: A review of its non-anaesthetic effects 

      Vasileiou, Ioanna; Xanthos, Theodoros; Koudouna, Eleni; Perrea, Despina N.; Klonaris, Chris N.; Katsargyris, Αthanasios; Papadimitriou, Lila J. (2009-03-01)
      Propofol, a short-acting intravenous anaesthetic agent has gained wide acceptance since its introduction in the late 80s, not only in operating rooms but also in other departments, due to its several advantages. Apart from ...
    • Protective effect of Sideritis euboea extract on bone mineral density and strength of ovariectomized rats 

      Dontas, Ismene A.; Lelovas, Pavlos P.; Kourkoulis, Stavros K.; Aligiannis, Nektarios; Paliogianni, Anna; Mitakou, Sofia; Galanos, Antonis; Kassi, Eva N.; Mitousoudis, Athanasios S.; Xanthos, Theodoros; Papaioannou, Nikolaos A.; Lyritis, Georgios P. (2011-01-01)
      Objective: The aim of this study was to investigate the potential protective effect of Sideritis euboea extract (SID), commonly consumed as "mountain tea," on bone mineral density (BMD) and the strength of the ovariectomized ...
    • Proteomics of liquid biopsies: Depicting RCC infiltration into the renal vein by MS analysis of urine and plasma 

      Chinello, Clizia; Stella, Martina; Piga, Isabella; Smith, Andrew James; Bovo, Giorgio; Varallo, Marta; Ivanova, Mariia; Denti, Vanna; Grasso, Marco; Grasso, Angelica; Del Puppo, Marina; Zaravinos, Apostolos; Magni, Fulvio (2018-04-22)
      Liquid biopsies, as blood and urine, could offer an invaluable, easily accessible source of biomarkers, and evidences for elucidating the pathological processes. Only few studies integrated the proteomes driven by more ...
    • Proteomics of osteoarthritic chondrocytes and cartilage 

      Iliopoulos, Dimitrios; Gkretsi, Vasiliki; Tsezou, Aspasia N. (2010-10-01)
      Osteoarthritis (OA) is characterized by irreversible destruction of the articular cartilage. OA affects more than 100 million individuals worldwide and has a major impact on patients quality of life. The lack of effective ...
    • Protocol for the development of versions of the Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA) for people with hearing or vision impairment 

      Dawes, Piers; Pye, Annie; Reeves, David J.; Yeung, Wai Kent; Sheikh, Saima; Thodi, Chryssoula D.; Charalambous, Anna Pavlina; Gallant, Kathleen; Nasreddine, Ziad Samir; Leroi, Iracema (2019-03-01)
      Introduction Hearing and vision impairments are highly prevalent among older adults and impact commonly used cognitive assessment tools for the identification of dementia. Adaptations of such tests for people with hearing ...