MARCH-APRIL 2009, VOLUME 26, No 2

CONTENTS

special article

A historical account of modern hellenic medical diaspora
N. Bouras
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reviews

Diet and dementia: The epidemiological approach
P. Stathopoulos, A. Kyrozis, T. Psaltopoulou
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Current treatment of descending thoracic aortic aneurysms
I. Dalainas
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The role of ghrelin in gastrointestinal tract cancer
D. Nikolopoulos, G. Kouraklis
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Pathogenetic and pathophysiological mechanisms
of the paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria
J. Meletis, A. SarantopoUlos, J.V. Asimakopoulos, E. Terpos
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original papers

The influence of aerobic and resistance exercise on the lipid-lipoprotein profile:
Evidence from the "ATTICA" epidemiological study
K. Tambalis, D. Panagiotakos, C. Pitsavos, C. Chrysohoou,
J. Skoumas, S. Kavouras, L. Sidossis, C. Stefanadis
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QTc prolongation in psychiatric inpatients: A cross-sectional study
G. Nalmpantidis, P. Rosis, A. Drimonitis, I. Sapardanis, A. Hatzistefanou
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Using the internet for health purposes:
Đerceptions and attitudes of Greeks in the 15-35 years age group
T. Roumeliotaki, C.E. Chronaki
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short communication

Breast involvement in Wegener's granulomatosis - a case report
C. Dimitropoulos, I. Vamvakaris, I. Kainis, T. Tsoutsouras, N. Filippou, K. Frangia
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history of medicine

The bio-medical comments of Empedocles. A precursor to modern science
N.P. Stathakos, G.P. Stathakos, S.G. Damianaki, E. Toumbis-Ioannou, N.G. Stavrianeas
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clinicopathological rounds

Patient with hypercalcemia and renal failure
┼.G. Triantou, ╩.P. Katopodis, ┼. Ioakeim, ┼. Svarna, ╩.C. Siamopoulos
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continuing medical education

Acid-Base Balance-Electrolytes Quiz - Case 9
M. Elisaf, M. Florentin
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Medical Imaging Quiz - Case 6
S. Mylona, S. Kabanarou, S.Tanteles, L. Thanos
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Vascular Diseases Quiz - Case 11
A. Katsargyris, A. Matthaiou, N. Tsekouras, C. Klonaris
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Internal Medicine Quiz - Case 13
M.P. Siakantaris, N.G. Evangelatos, P. Tzafestas, P. Diamantopoulos, E. Iliadis, M. Tzivras, G. Vaiopoulos
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Thoracic Surgery Quiz - Case 6
L. Hadjihannas, P. Paraskeva, P. Katsaronis, M. Psychogiou, P. Tofas, L. Lekakos, G. Daikos, P. Tomos
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Hematology Quiz - Case 11
J. Meletis, A. Sarantopoulos, A. Giakoumis, J.V. Asimakopoulos, E. Papakostas,
P. Kouzis, T. Chatzileonida, E. Bazani, E. Variami, N. Viniou, E. Terpos
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Oral Medicine and Pathology Quiz - Case 7
N.G. Nikitakis, G. Kamperos, A. Sklavounou-Andrikopoulou
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