SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER 2008, VOLUME 25, No 5

CONTENTS

reviews

Vasopressors in cardiopulmonary resuscitation
T. Xanth´s, D. Papadimitriou
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Medical practice in Greek prisons: Ethical and legal aspects
E. Sakelliadis, S. Papadodima, G. Leon, C. Spiliopoulou
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Information and consent of the patient:
The case of the organ donor candidate and the recipient for transplantation
A. Varka-Adamis, S. Adamis
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Role of incretin, incretin analogues and dipeptidyl peptidase 4 inhibitors
in the pathogenesis and treatment of diabetes mellitus
S. Pappas, A. Papazafiropoulou
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Cardiac resynchronization therapy in heart failure
I. Koniari, E. Apostolakis
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brief review

Procalcitonin and infections
N. Vallianou, P. Koutalas
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original papers

Chemoprophylaxis and the consumption of antibiotics in surgical practice
K. Alexiou, G. Antsaklis, E. Konstantinidou, E. Giannitsioti, A. Antoniadou, J. Karanikas, H. Giamarellou
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The value of the electrocardiogram as a routine preoperative examination
E. Chatzitryfonos, S. Saoulidis, I. Tsibuki, A. Benos
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Occupational cancer in Greece
L. Chatzi, E. Solidaki, M. Kogevinas
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The protein bonding effect of gold nanoparticles in milk.
Implication for possible risk of nanoparticle exposure
A. Sereemaspun, R. Rojanathanes, V. Wiwanitkit
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short communications

First-time use of bevacizumab for metastatic hepatocellular carcinoma
in a HIV/HBV coinfected patient. A case report
I.G. Baraboutis, G. Charitsis, V. Papastamopoulos, L. Lekakis, M.M. Vaslamatzis, A.T. Skoutelis
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Lupoid sclerosis (multiple sclerosis with systemic lupus erythematosus).
Description of two cases
I. Alexiou, A. Boubougianni, P. Athanassiou, I. Myriokefalitakis, C. Antoniades, C. Paraskevaidis, G. Vezyroglou
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special articles

Professional burnout in health professionals
C. Dimitropoulos, N. Filippou
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From mythical Echo to echocardiography
D. Chrisos, K. Doulaptsis, A. Katsaros, E. Tapanlis, P. Antonatos
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Urinalysis in acute and chronic renal disease
K. Tzanetou
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health economics

Private health expenditure in Greece: The Greek paradox
O. Siskou, D. Kaitelidou, M. Theodorou, L. Liaropoulos
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history of medicine

Real and imaginative medical students in Athenian literature (1850-1910)
E. Poulakou-Rebelakou
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continuing medical education

Acid-Base Balance-Electrolytes Quiz - Case 6
M.S. Elisaf, A. Agouridis
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Hematology Quiz - Case 8
J. Meletis, S. Masouridi, A. Sarantopoulos, E. Chatzileonida, A. Giakoumis,
E. Papakostas, P. Kouzis, J.V. Asimakopoulos, S. Raptis, ╠. Aspradaki,
M. Tsironi, E. Variami, N. Viniou, K. Konstantopoulos, E. Terpos
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Gastroenterology-Endoscopy Quiz - Case 7
D. Psilopoulos, S. Karagiannis, C. Liatsos, P. Bobotsi, C. Mavrogiannis
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Thoracic Surgery Quiz - Case 3
K. Konstantoudakis, C.S. Floudas, S. Theotokoglou,
P. Katsaronis, N. Sipsas, A. Smirnis, A. Voutsrakis, P. Tomos
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Pediatric Hematology Quiz - Case 1
E.S. Hatzipantelis, V. Tsotoulidou, H. Tsantali,
V. Sidi-Fragandrea, E. Papakonstantinou, A. Karakoli, D.E. Koliouskas
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Endocrinology Quiz - Case 4
A. Zerva, S. Livadas, M. Christou, G. Boutzios, X. Xyrafis, A. Karaxalios,
F. Economou, C. Christakou, E. Kandaraki, E. Palioura,
C. Kouskouti, S. Palimeri, D. Mosxonas, E. Diamanti-Kandarakis
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Vascular Diseases Quiz - Case 8
A. Katsargyris, A. Papapetrou, E. Avgerinos, C. Klonaris, J. Vasileiou, V. Psarros, K. Xeromeritis
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Oral Medicine and Pathology Quiz - Case 4
N.G. Nikitakis, S. Titsinidis, A. Sklavounou-Andrikopoulou
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Medical Imaging Quiz - Case 4
S. Mylona, A. Pomoni, L.Thanos
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