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  • Attack detection for healthcare monitoring systems using mechanical learning in virtual private networks over optical transport layer architecture 

    Liagkou, Vasiliki; Kavvadas, Vasileios; Chronopoulos, Spyridon K.; Tafiadis, Dionysios C.; Christofilakis, Vasilis N.; Peppas, Kostas (2019-06-01)
    Data security plays a crucial role in healthcare monitoring systems, since critical patient information is transacted over the Internet, especially through wireless devices, wireless routes such as optical wireless channels, ...
  • Effect of body composition on redox homeostasis at rest and in response to exercise: The case of underfat women 

    Margaritelis, Nikos V.; Theodorou, Anastasios A.; Kyparos, Antonios; Nikolaidis, Michalis G.; Paschalis, Vassilis (2019-07-18)
    Underfat individuals have been neglected as a malnourished population in terms of redox homeostasis. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the effect of body composition on redox homeostasis at rest and in response ...
  • Cyriax Friction Massage-Suggestions for Improvements 

    Pitsillides, Alexios; Stasinopoulos, Dimitrios (2019-05-21)
    Background and objectives: Cyriax friction massage is a widely known and used technique in the field of chronic pain management. Despite its frequent use in daily clinical practice, the technique lacks evidence to support ...
  • Small-area socioeconomic deprivation indices in Cyprus: development and association with premature mortality 

    Lamnisos, D.; Lambrianidou, Galatia; Middleton, Nicos (2019-05-22)
    BACKGROUND: Area-level measures of socioeconomic deprivation are important for understanding and describing health inequalities. The aim of this study was the development and validation of a small-area index of socioeconomic ...
  • Hearing in renal failure 

    Thodi, Chryssoula D.; Thodis, Elias D.; Danielides, V.; Passadakis, Ploumis S.; Vargemezis, Vassileios A. (2006-11-01)
  • Validation of the LittlEARS® Auditory Questionnaire in children with normal hearing 

    Coninx, F.; Weichbold, V.; Tsiakpini, L.; Autrique, E.; Bescond, G.; Tamas, L.; Compernol, A.; Georgescu, M.; Koroleva, I.; Le Maner-Idrissi, G.; Liang, W.; Madell, J.; Mikić, B.; Obrycka, A.; Pankowska, A.; Pascu, A.; Popescu, R.; Radulescu, L.; Rauhamäki, T.; Rouev, P.; Kabatova, Z.; Spitzer, J.; Thodi, Chryssoula D.; Varžic, F.; Vischer, M.v; Wang, L.; Zavala, J.S.; Brachmaier, J. (2009-12-01)
    Objectives: With more children receiving cochlear implants during infancy, there is a need for validated assessments of pre-verbal and early verbal auditory skills. The LittlEARS® Auditory Questionnaire is presented here ...
  • Rapid decreases of key antioxidant molecules in critically ill patients: A personalized approach 

    Margaritelis, Nikos V.; Paschalis, Vassilis; Theodorou, Anastasios A.; Vassiliou, V.; Kyparos, Antonios; Nikolaidis, Michalis G. (2019-01-01)
    Background & aims: Oxidative stress is regarded a key component of critical illness and has been associated with poor prognosis in Intensive Care Unit (ICU)patients. Diverse antioxidant treatments have been applied to ...
  • Feasibility of an Intervention to Support Hearing and Vision in Dementia: The SENSE-Cog Field Trial 

    Hooper, Emma; Simkin, Zoë; Abrams, Harvey; Camacho, Elizabeth M.; Charalambous, Anna Pavlina; Collin, Fidéline; Constantinidou, Fofi; Dawes, Piers; Elliott, Rachel A.; Falkingham, Sue; Frison, Eric; Mark Hann, Mark; Helmer, Catherine; Himmelsbach, Ines; Hussain, Hannah; Marié, Sarah; Montecelo, Susana; Reeves, David J.; Regan, Jemma L.; Thodi, Chryssoula D.; Wolski, Lucas; Leroi, Iracema (2019-01-01)
    Objectives: People with dementia (PwD) frequently experience hearing and vision impairment that is underrecognized and undertreated, resulting in reduced quality of life. Managing these impairments may be an important ...
  • Alternative herbal medicine for hemorrhoids, Effect of Arum maculatum on the quality of life of patients: A randomized controlled trial 

    Zisis, Serafeim; Giannakou, Konstantinos; Lavranos, Giagkos M.; Lamnisos, D. (2019-03-01)
    Hemorrhoids is a common disorder and a leading cause of rectal bleeding, with unpleasant discomfort and pain for the patient. Medication and surgery are the standard treatments of hemorrhoids. In this study, we are ...
  • Montreal Cognitive Assessment in a Greek sample of patients with multiple sclerosis: A validation study 

    Konstantopoulos, K.; Vogazianos, Paris (2019-01-01)
    The Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA) is a brief cognitive instrument for the measurement of dementia. The aim of the present study was to measure the sensitivity of this test in a group of Greek speaking participants ...
  • Contemporary obturation of the root canal system 

    Tomson, Rachel M.E.; Polycarpou, Irene; Tomson, Phillip L.M. (2014-03-21)
    This article will provide an overview of the rationale behind taking a contemporary approach to obturation of the root canal system. It will outline a broad range of obturation materials including those traditionally used ...
  • Transvenous Curative Embolization of Cerebral Arteriovenous Malformations: A Prospective Cohort Study 

    Mendes, George Albuquerque Cavalcanti; Kalani, Mohammad Yashar Sorena; Iosif, Christina; Lucena, Adson F.; Carvalho, Rui; Saleme, Suzana; Mounayer, Charbel (2018-11-01)
    BACKGROUND: Curative transvenous embolization is an emerging strategy for treatment of cerebral arteriovenous malformations (AVMs). OBJECTIVE: To assess contemporary outcomes of transvenous embolization as a standalone ...
  • Comparison of stents used for endovascular treatment of intracranial aneurysms 

    Mine, Benjamin; Bonnet, Thomas; Vázquez-Suárez, Juan Carlos; Iosif, Christina; Lubicz, Boris (2018-11-02)
    Introduction: Stent-assisted coiling (SAC) has widened indications of endovascular treatment of intracranial aneurysms (wide-neck, fusiform aneurysms); moreover, it is associated with more stable anatomical results. Besides ...
  • Influence of anatomic changes on the outcomes of carotid siphon aneurysms after deployment of flow-diverter stents 

    Waihrich, Eduardo Siqueira; Clavel, Pierre; Mendes, George Albuquerque Cavalcanti; Iosif, Christina; Kessler, Iruena Moraes; Mounayer, Charbel (2018-12-01)
    BACKGROUND Flow-diverter stent (FDS) deployment can cause morphological and hemodynamic changes in the carotid siphon (CS), influencing the occlusion rate of aneurysms in this location. OBJECTIVE To evaluate morphological ...
  • 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 ...
  • Blood reflects tissue oxidative stress: A systematic review 

    Margaritelis, Nikos V.; Veskoukis, Aristidis S.; Paschalis, Vassilis; Vrabas, Ioannis S.; Dipla, K.; Zafeiridis, A.; Kyparos, Antonios; Nikolaidis, Michalis G. (2015-01-01)
    We examined whether the levels of oxidative stress biomarkers measured in blood reflect the tissue redox status. Data from studies that measured redox biomarkers in blood, heart, liver, kidney and skeletal muscle were ...
  • The rate of lactate removal after maximal exercise: The effect of intensity during active recovery 

    Riganas, Christos S.; Papadopoulou, Z.; Psichas, N.; Skoufas, Dimitrios; Gissis, Ioannis Th; Sampanis, Michalis; Paschalis, Vassilis; Vrabas, Ioannis S. (2015-10-01)
    Aim. The aim of the present investigation was to determine the greater rate of lactate removal after a maximal rowing test using different intensities during active recovery. Methods. Thirty elite male rowers performed a ...
  • The rat closely mimics oxidative stress and inflammation in humans after exercise but not after exercise combined with vitamin C administration 

    Veskoukis, Aristidis S.; Goutianos, Georgios; Paschalis, Vassilis; Margaritelis, Nikos V.; Tzioura, Aikaterini; Dipla, K.; Zafeiridis, A.; Vrabas, Ioannis S.; Kyparos, Antonios; Nikolaidis, Michalis G. (2016-04-01)
    Purpose: The purpose of the present study was to directly compare oxidative stress and inflammation responses between rats and humans. Methods: We contrasted rat and human oxidative stress and inflammatory responses to ...
  • The NAD+ precursor nicotinamide riboside decreases exercise performance in rats 

    Kourtzidis, Ioannis A.; Stoupas, Andreas T.; Gioris, Ioannis S.; Veskoukis, Aristidis S.; Margaritelis, Nikos V.; Tsantarliotou, Maria P.; Taitzoglou, Ioannis A.; Vrabas, Ioannis S.; Paschalis, Vassilis; Kyparos, Antonios; Nikolaidis, Michalis G. (2016-08-02)
    Background: Nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD+) and its phosphorylated form (NADP+) are key molecules in ubiquitous bioenergetic and cellular signaling pathways, regulating cellular metabolism and homeostasis. Thus, ...
  • Plasma from exercised rats administered to sedentary rats induces systemic and tissue inflammation 

    Goutianos, Georgios; Veskoukis, Aristidis S.; Tzioura, Aikaterini; Paschalis, Vassilis; Margaritelis, Nikos V.; Dipla, K.; Zafeiridis, A.; Vrabas, Ioannis S.; Nikolaidis, Michalis G.; Kyparos, Antonios (2016-12-01)
    Recent studies have consistently supported the active role of blood in mediating biochemical and physiological tissue adaptations. However, no study has investigated the possible contribution of circulating factors in an ...

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