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    • Vascular anatomy and microcirculation of skeletal zones vulnerable to osteonecrosis: Vascularization of the femoral head 

      Johnson, Elizabeth O.; Soultanis, Konstandinos; Soucacos, Panayotis N. (2004-07-01)
      Regardless of the type or location, bone is a highly vascular structure with unique features in its internal blood flow. Changes that occur in blood flow through bone have important implications in orthopedic surgery and ...
    • Vascularised bone grafts for the management of non-union 

      Soucacos, Panayotis N.; Dailiana, Zoe; Beris, Alexandros E.; Johnson, Elizabeth O. (2006-04-01)
      Non-union of the long bones may have severe consequences, particularly when combined with other post-traumatic sequelae, such as tendon adhesions, reflex sympathetic dystrophy and infection, among others. In these cases, ...
    • Vascularized bone grafts for the management of skeletal defects in orthopaedic trauma and reconstructive surgery 

      Soucacos, Panayotis N.; Kokkalis, Zinon T.; Piagkou, Maria Nikolaos; Johnson, Elizabeth O. (2013-01-01)
      Bone loss from trauma, neoplasia, reconstructive surgery and congenital defects remains a major health problem. The long-term clinical goal is to reconstruct bony tissue in an anatomically functional three-dimensional ...
    • Vasoactive support in the optimization of post-cardiac arrest hemodynamic status: From pharmacology to clinical practice 

      Kakavas, Sotirios; Chalkias, Athanasios F.; Xanthos, Theodoros (2011-09-30)
      As a critical component of post-resuscitation care, prompt optimization of hemodynamic status by means of targeted interventions is vital in order to maximize the likelihood of good outcome. Vasoactive agents play an ...
    • Vasopressin and epinephrine in the treatment of cardiac arrest: An experimental study 

      Stroumpoulis, K.; Xanthos, Theodoros; Rokas, Georgios I.; Kitsou, Vassiliki; Papadimitriou, Dimitrios; Serpetinis, Ioannis; Perrea, Despina N.; Papadimitriou, Lila J.; Kouskouni, Evangelia E. (2008-03-14)
      Background: Epinephrine remains the drug of choice for cardiopulmonary resuscitation. The aim of the present study is to assess whether the combination of vasopressin and epinephrine, given their different mechanisms of ...
    • Vasopressin in Hemorrhagic Shock: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Animal Trials 

      Cossu, Andrea Pasquale; Mura, P.; De Giudici, Lorenzo Matteo; Puddu, Daniela; Pasin, Laura; Evangelista, Maurizio; Xanthos, Theodoros; Musu, Mario; Finco, Gabriele (2014-01-01)
      Objective. The latest European guidelines for the management of hemorrhagic shock suggest the use of vasopressors (norepinephrine) in order to restore an adequate mean arterial pressure when fluid resuscitation therapy ...
    • Vasopressors in cardiopulmonary resuscitation 

      Xanthos, Theodoros; Papadimitriou, Dimitrios (2008-09-01)
      OBJECTIVE: Cardiac arrest (CA) still remains a daunting emergency. Epinephrine and vasopressin are the most common used vasopressors in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). The aim of this study was to review the relevant ...
    • Vein Versus Prosthetic Graft for Femoropopliteal Bypass Above the Knee: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials 

      Sharrock, Martin; Antoniou, Stavros A.; Antoniou, George Athanasios (2019-01-01)
      Conflicting evidence exists surrounding which conduit material is preferable in above-knee femoropopliteal bypass surgery. We performed a systemic review of electronic information sources to identify randomized controlled ...
    • Video-laryngoscopes in the adult airway management: A topical review of the literature 

      Niforopoulou, Panagiota; Pantazopoulos, Ioannis N.; Demestiha, Theano D.; Koudouna, Eleni; Xanthos, Theodoros (2010-10-01)
      The aim of the present paper is to review the literature regarding video-laryngoscopes (Storz V-Mac and C-Mac, Glidescope, McGrath, Pentax-Airway Scope, Airtraq and Bullard) and discuss their clinical role in airway ...
    • Videolaryngoscopy in the management of the difficult airway: A comparison with the Macintosh blade 

      Stroumpoulis, K.; Pagoulatou, Alexandra; Violari, Magda; Ikonomou, Irini; Kalantzi, Nausika; Kastrinaki, Kalliopi; Xanthos, Theodoros; Michaloliakou, Christina (2009-03-01)
      Background and objective: Several studies have shown that videolaryngoscopes can provide better laryngeal exposure than conventional laryngoscopy. These studies, however, did not exclusively focus on patients with an ...
    • Viewing the Eph receptors with a focus on breast cancer heterogeneity 

      Nikas, Ilias; Ryu, Han Suk; Theocharis, Stamatios (2018-10-10)
      Aberrant expression of different family members of the Eph/ephrin system, which comprises the Eph receptors (Ephs) and their ligands (ephrins), has been implicated in various malignancies including breast cancer. The latter ...
    • Views of cancer patients regarding cardiopulmonary resuscitation in Greece 

      Miaris, Nikolaos; Samantas, Epameinondas; Siafaka, Ioanna V.; Logothetis, Emmanouil; Iacovidou, Nicoletta; Chalkias, Athanasios F.; Xanthos, Theodoros (2018-07-01)
      Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in patients with cancer is an ethical issue of worldwide interest. A questionnaire-based study was carried out in a Greek oncology hospital aiming to explore the attitude of Greek cancer ...
    • Vilnius Declaration on chronic respiratory diseases: Multisectoral care pathways embedding guided self-management, mHealth and air pollution in chronic respiratory diseases 

      Valiulis, Arunas; Bousquet, Jean; Veryga, Aurelijus D.; Suprun, U.; Sergeenko, D.; Cebotari, S.; Borelli, D.; Pietikainen, S.; Banys, J.; Agache, I.; Billo, N.E.; Bush, A.; Chkhaidze, I.; Dubey, L.; Fokkens, W.J.; Grigg, J.; Haahtela, T.; Julge, K.; Katilov, O.; Khaltaev, N.; Odemyr, M.; Palkonen, S.; Savli, R.; Utkus, A.; Vilc, V.; Alasevicius, T.; Bedbrook, A.; Bewick, M.; Chorostowska-Wynimko, J.; Danila, E.; Hadjipanayis, Adamos; Karseladze, R.; Kvedariene, V.; Lesinskas, E.; Münter, L.; Samolinski, B.; Sargsyan, S.; Sitkauskiene, B.; Somekh, D.; Vaideliene, L.; Valiulis, A.; Hellings, P.W. (2019-01-28)
      Background: Over 1 billion people suffer from chronic respiratory diseases such as asthma, COPD, rhinitis and rhinosinusitis. They cause an enormous burden and are considered as major non-communicable diseases. Many patients ...
    • Vitamin D in European children—statement from the European Academy of Paediatrics (EAP) 

      Grossman, Zachi; Hadjipanayis, Adamos; Stiris, Tom Arne; Del Torso, Stefano; Mercier, Jean Christophe; Valiulis, Arũnas; Shamir, Raanan (2017-06-01)
      Vitamin D is synthesized in human skin upon sun exposure and is also a nutrient. It regulates calcium and phosphate metabolism and is essential for the maintenance of bone health. Vitamin D supplementation during infancy, ...
    • We strongly support childhood immunisation-statement from the European Academy of Paediatrics (EAP) 

      Dornbusch, Hans Jürgen; Hadjipanayis, Adamos; Del Torso, Stefano; Mercier, Jean Christophe; Wyder, Corinne; Schrier, Lenneke; Ross-Russell, Robert I.; Stiris, Tom Arne; Ludvigsson, Jonas Filip (2017-05-01)
      The eradication of smallpox and the elimination of several other infectious diseases from much of the world has provided convincing evidence that vaccines are among the most effective interventions for promoting health. ...
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      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