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    • A prognostic index for the successful use of adenosine in patients with paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia in emergency settings: a retrospective study 

      Xanthos, Theodoros; Ekmektzoglou, Konstantinos A.; Vlachos, Ioannis S.; Dimitroulis, Dimitrios A.; Tsitsilonis, Serafim I.; Karatzas, Theodore M.; Perrea, Despina N. (2008-03-01)
      Study Objectives: The use of adenosine on failure of vagal maneuvers in patients with paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia (PSVT) is recommended. The aim of the present study was to identify a possible prognostic index ...
    • A prospective international Aspergillus terreus survey: an EFISG, ISHAM and ECMM joint study 

      Risslegger, B.; Zoran, T.; Lackner, M.; Aigner, M.; Sánchez-Reus, F.; Rezusta, A.; Chowdhary, A.; Taj-Aldeen, S.J.; Arendrup, M.C.; Oliveri, S.; Kontoyiannis, D.P.; Alastruey-Izquierdo, A.; Lagrou, K.; Lo Cascio, G.; Meis, J.F.; Buzina, W.; Farina, C.; Drogari-Apiranthitou, M.; Grancini, A.; Tortorano, A.M.; Willinger, B.; Hamprecht, A.; Johnson, E.; Klingspor, L.; Arsic-Arsenijevic, V.; Cornely, O.A.; Meletiadis, J.; Prammer, W.; Tullio, V.; Vehreschild, J.-J.; Trovato, L.; Lewis, R.E.; Segal, E.; Rath, P.-M.; Hamal, P.; Rodriguez-Iglesias, M.; Roilides, E.; Arikan-Akdagli, S.; Chakrabarti, A.; Colombo, A.L.; Fernández, M.S.; Martin-Gomez, M.T.; Badali, H.; Petrikkos, Georgios L.; Klimko, N.; Heimann, S.M.; Houbraken, J.; Uzun, O.; Edlinger, M.; Fuente, S. de la; Lass-Flörl, C. (2017-10-01)
      ObjectivesA prospective international multicentre surveillance study was conducted to investigate the prevalence and amphotericin B susceptibility of Aspergillus terreus species complex infections. MethodsA total of 370 ...
    • A research model of measuring the tensile strength of colonic anastomosis in Wistar rats 

      Ekmektzoglou, Konstantinos A.; Xanthos, Theodoros; Dontas, Ismene A.; Ζografos, George C.; Giannopoulos, Panagiotis K.; Pantopoulou, Alkistis; Papanicolopulos, Stefanos Aldo; Kourkoulis, Stavros K.; Perrea, Despina N. (2008-12-01)
      The present experimental study investigates the mechanical behavior of intestinal anastomoses in Wistar rats. More specifically the response of the anastomoses to a properly applied uniaxial direct tensile load is studied ...
    • A Review of Carbon Dioxide Monitoring During Adult Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation 

      Pantazopoulos, Charalampos; Xanthos, Theodoros; Pantazopoulos, Ioannis N.; Papalois, Αpostolos E.; Kouskouni, Evangelia E.; Iacovidou, Nicoletta (2015-11-01)
      Although high quality cardiopulmonary resuscitation is one of the most significant factors related to favourable outcome, its quality depends on many components, such as airway management, compression depth and chest recoil, ...
    • A survey of key opinion leaders on ethical resuscitation practices in 31 European Countries 

      Mentzelopoulos, Spyros D.; Bossaert, Leo L.; Raffay, Violetta I.; Askitopoulou, Helen; Perkins, Gavin D.; Greif, Robert; Haywood, Kirstie; Van De Voorde, Patrick; Xanthos, Theodoros (2016-03-01)
      Background: Europe is a patchwork of 47 countries with legal, cultural, religious, and economic differences. A prior study suggested variation in ethical resuscitation/end-of-life practices across Europe. This study aimed ...
    • Abdominal compressions do not achieve similar survival rates compared with chest compressions: An experimental study 

      Xanthos, Theodoros; Bassiakou, Eleni; Dontas, Ismene A.; Pantazopoulos, Ioannis N.; Lelovas, Pavlos P.; Kouskouni, Evangelia E.; Papadimitriou, Lila J. (2011-07-01)
      Aim: The aim of this study is to investigate whether abdominal compression cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) would result in similar survival rates and neurologic outcome than chest compression CPR in a swine model of ...
    • Action Plan to combat infections due to carbapenem-resistant, Gram-negative pathogens in acute-care hospitals in Greece 

      Maltezou, Helena C.; Kontopidou, Flora N.; Dedoukou, Xanthi; Katerelos, Panos; Gourgoulis, Georgios Michael; Tsonou, Paraskeui; Maragos, Antonios; Gargalianos, Panagiotis; Gikas, Achilleas I.; Gogos, Charalambos A.; Koumis, Ioannis; Lelekis, Moyssis I.; Maltezos, Efstratios; Margariti, Georgia; Nikolaidis, Pavlos P.; Pefanis, Angelos V.; Petrikkos, Georgios L.; Syrogiannopoulos, George A.; Tsakris, Athanassios G.; Vatopoulos, Alkiviadis C.; Saroglou, George J.; Kremastinou, Jenny Kourea; Daïkos, Georgios L. (2014-01-01)
      The prevalence of carbapenem-resistant pathogens (CRPs) has increased worldwide. Given the importance of CRPs for public health and the high rates of carbapenem resistance observed in Greece, the Hellenic Center for Disease ...
    • Activated charcoal may not be necessary in all oral overdoses of medication 

      Orfanidou, Georgia; Chalkias, Athanasios F.; Koutsovasilis, Anastasios; Loizos, Georgios; Xanthos, Theodoros (2016-02-01)
    • Activin a signaling regulates IL13Rα2 expression to promote breast cancer metastasis 

      Kalli, Maria; Mpekris, Fotios; Wong, Chen Khuan; Panagi, Myrofora; Ozturk, Sait; Thiagalingam, Sam; Stylianopoulos, Triantafyllos; Papageorgis, Panagiotis (2019-01-01)
      Metastatic dissemination of cancer cells to distal organs is the major cause of death for patients suffering from the aggressive basal-like breast cancer (BLBC) subtype. Recently, we have shown that interleukin 13 receptor ...
    • Acute kidney injury 

      Chalkias, Athanasios F.; Xanthos, Theodoros (2012-12-01)
    • Addition of glucagon to adrenaline improves hemodynamics in a porcine model of prolonged ventricular fibrillation 

      Raffay, Violetta I.; Chalkias, Athanasios F.; Lelovas, Pavlos P.; Karlis, G.; Koutsovasilis, Anastasios; Papalois, Αpostolos E.; Jevdjić, Jasna D.; Fišer, Zlatko; Xanthos, Theodoros (2014-02-01)
      Objective Cardiac arrest is a daunting medical emergency. The aim of the present study was to assess whether the combination of adrenaline and glucagon would improve initial resuscitation success, 48-hour survival, and ...
    • Adherence to pneumococcal conjugate vaccination schedule and uptake rate as compared to the established diphtheria-tetanus-acellular pertussis vaccination in Cyprus 

      Hadjipanayis, Adamos; Efstathiou, Elisavet; Michaelidou, Kyriaki; Papaevangelou, Vasiliki (2018-09-11)
      BackgroundPneumococcus is a common cause of invasive and non-invasive infections in children. In areas with high vaccination coverage, universal infant vaccination with conjugated pneumococcal vaccine (PCV) has significantly ...
    • Adhesions and Healing of Intestinal Anastomoses: The Effect of Anti-Adhesion Barriers 

      Ntourakis, Dimitrios; Katsimpoulas, Michalis P.; Tanoglidi, Anna; Barbatis, Calypso; Karayannacos, Panagiotis E.; Sergentanis, Theodoros Nikolaos; Kostomitsopoulos, Nikolaos G.; Machairas, Anastasios (2015-01-01)
      Background. Postoperative adhesions are the result of aberrant peritoneal healing. As they are the leading cause of postoperative bowel obstruction, anti-adherence barriers are advocated for their prevention. This study ...
    • Air pollution and prenatal development 

      Emmanouil-Nikoloussi, Elpida-Niki (2017-09-01)
    • Airway pressure and outcome of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: A prospective observational study 

      Chalkias, Athanasios; Pavlopoulos, Fotios; Koutsovasilis, Anastasios; d'Aloja, Ernesto; Xanthos, Theodoros (2017-01-01)
      AimTo assess the usefulness of airway pressure as predictor of return of spontaneous circulation (ROSC), as well as to investigate the optimized ventilation compression strategy during cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). ...
    • Airway remodeling and cardiac arrest in long-distance ski races 

      Chalkias, Athanasios F.; Xanthos, Theodoros (2013-01-22)
    • Alternative bone expansion technique for implant placement in atrophic edentulous maxilla and mandible 

      Demetriades, Neophytos C.; Park, Jongil; Laskarides, Constantinos (2011-08-01)
      This clinical review is an evaluation of the effectiveness of the split ridge bone augmentation technique performed in the atrophic maxilla and mandible with buccolingual bony defects. The osseointegration success of implant ...
    • Amiodarone and cardiac arrest: Systematic review and meta-analysis 

      Laina, Ageliki; Karlis, George; Liakos, Aris; Georgiopoulos, Georgios; Oikonomou, Dimitrios; Kouskouni, Evangelia E.; Chalkias, Athanasios; Xanthos, Theodoros (2016-10-15)
      IntroductionThe 2015 Guidelines for Resuscitation recommend amiodarone as the antiarrhythmic drug of choice in the treatment of resistant ventricular fibrillation or pulseless ventricular tachycardia. We reviewed the effects ...
    • An easy and safe model of kidney transplantation in rats 

      Karatzas, Theodore M.; Santiago, Sergio F.; Xanthos, Theodoros; De Faria, Wervinston L.; Gandia, Carlos E.; Kostakis, Alikiviadis G. (2007-12-03)
      A technical innovation of a novel ureter implantation technique on rat kidney allograft transplantation is described. The left kidney graft is transplanted heterotopically into the left infrarenal position, using vascular ...
    • An epidemiological survey on the prevalence of goitre among school children in Northwestern Greece 

      Tsatsoulis, A.; Johnson, Elizabeth O.; Sacharis, K.; Soucacos, Panayotis N.; (1996-01-01)
      Previous epidemiological surveys have shown that goitre due to iodine deficiency has been endemic in Northwestern Greece. Since then, iodised salt has been introduced but the iodination of the salt is not enforced by Greek ...