MAY-JUNE 2009, VOLUME 26, No 3

CONTENTS

reviews

The problem of viral resistance in chronic hepatitis B therapy
S.P. Dourakis
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The role of aquaporins in water homeostasis and their relation with human systems
G. Kotsovolis, . Giala, G. Efstratiadis
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Microalbuminuria and diabetic nephropathy:
Epidemiology, prognostic significance, prevention
E. Spanou, I. Karantzis, C. Iatrou
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Surgical treatment of Crohn's colitis
L. Lekakos, G. Tsourouflis, G. Kouraklis
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Percutaneous radiofrequency ablation of lung malignancy: Technique and results
E. Sotiropoulou, F. Laspas, A. Manataki, P. Tsagkouli, E. Seferos, N. Ptohis, L. Thanos
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original papers

Infections in pediatric patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia
during the entire course of treatment
K. Katsibardi, V. Papadakis, A. Harisiadi, S. Haidas, S. Polychronopoulou
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Prospective study of Klebsiella pneumoniae bacteremia:
Risk factors and clinical significance of type VIM-1 metallo-beta-lactamases
P. Petrikkos, C. Kosmidis, M. Psichogiou, P. Tassios, L. Tzouvelekis, A. Avlamis,
I. Stefanou, E. Platsouka, O. Paniara, A. Xanthaki, M. Toutouza, E. Vrionis,
A. Skoutelis, K. Georgousi, C. Bamia, G. Petrikkos, G.L. Daikos

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Elimination of artifacts through spatial reconstitution in thoracic aorta imaging examination
E. Lavdas, V. Roka, G. Protogerou, M. Vlychou, I.V. Fezoulidis
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Risk factors for development of surgical site infections (SSIs) in a tertiary hospital in Greece
N. Rikos, M. Fourmouzi, .A. Grammatikopoulos
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case report

The use of immunocytochemistry
in the diagnosis of secondary central nervous system lymphoma
D. Marisavljevic, O. Markovic
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brief communication

Managing ovarian cancer during pregnancy.
The beneficence-based approach: Maternal autonomy versus the maternal-fetal conflict
N. Thomakos, E. Lymberopoulos, A. Rodolakis, G. Daskalakis, A. Antsaklis
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applied medical research

Multivariate analysis of epidemiological data
P. Galanis
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continuing medical education

Acid-Base Balance-Electrolyte Quiz - Case 10
M. Elisaf, M. Florentin
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Medical Imaging Quiz - Case 6
S. Tandeles, A. Pomoni, S. Kampanarou, M. Pomoni, L. Thanos
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Thoracic Surgery Quiz - Case 6
P. Paraskeva, P. Katsaronis, E. Spartalis, K. Konstantoudakis, O.P. Michail, P. Tomos
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Endocrinology Quiz - Case 5
M. Christou, S. Livadas, F. Economou, S. Palimeri, E. Palioura, A. Karaxalios,
A. Zerva, X. Xyrafis, G. Boutzios, C. Christakou, E. Tantalaki, E. Diamanti-Kandarakis

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Hematology Quiz - Case 13
J. Meletis, A. Sarantopoulos, A. Giakoumis, J.V. Asimakopoulos, E. Papakostas,
T. Chatzileonida, E. Bazani, N. Trikilidis, A. Vamvacousis, M. Tsironi, E. Variami, N. Viniou, E. Terpos

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