SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER 2009, VOLUME 26, No 5

CONTENTS

reviews

Bisphosphonate-induced osteonecrosis of the jaws: Prevention and management
N. Nikitakis, G. Kamperos, A. Sklavounou-Andrikopoulou
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Nephrogenic systemic fibrosis - gadolinium disease?
D. Economidou, P. Pateinakis
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Anabolic steroids: A review of the literature
S. Tsitsilonis, D. Perrea
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┴tlas injuries
G. Mouzopoulos, G. Nikolaras, M. Tzourbakis
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The role of intra-arterial embolization in the treatment of giant hepatic hemangioma
D.N. Schizas
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original papers

Expression of epidermal growth factor receptor (EGF-r)
and the effects of exogenous intraperitoneal infusion of EGF
on growth rates in murine adenocarcinoma of the colon
P. Boulougouris, G. Konstadoudakis, S. Christodoulou, G. Giannopoulos,
K. Petropoulou, D. Sabanis, M. Safioleas

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A retrospective clinico-epidemiological study of cutaneous lymphomas
N. Zakopoulou, C. Vlachaki, G. Kontochristopoulos, A. Tassidou
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Effects of thymectomy on autoimmunity, thrombotic embolic events and ectopic thymoma
T. Nakatsuji
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Preferred prophylactic strategies against postoperative endophthalmitis in cataract patients: A pilot study among Greek ophthalmic surgeons
┴. Mandalos, ═. Dervenis, ╠. Mironidou-Tzouveleki
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Insurance coverage for the treatment of patients with chronic renal insufficiency.
Adoption of economic assessment by the Institute of Social Insurance (IKA)
K. Souliotis, ╠. Papavasilopoulou, C. Konstantinidou, ┴.╠. Spanakis, ╠. Apostolakis, C. Iatrou
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Blood culture in the initial work-up of community-acquired pneumonia
E. Thalassinos, C. Lydakis, S. Apostolakis, M. Zidianakis, E. Athousakis, A. Papagiannaki, S. Miyakis
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short communications

Severe mixed cholestatic-hepatocellular damage and myelotoxicity
after administration of azathioprine to a patient with systemic lupus erythematosus
N.G. Evangelatos, M.P. Siakantaris, P.P. Konstantopoulou, P.ď. Diamantopoulos, G.A. Vaiopoulos
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What needs to be monitored in the pandemic scenario of swine flu?
V. Wiwanitkit
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history of medicine

The adventurous discovery of Yersinia pestis as an example
of personal conflicts and scientific controversies
C. Tsiamis, E. Poulakou-Rebelakou, A. Tsakris, E. Petridou
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applied medical research

Statistical methods of data analysis
P. Galanis
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letter to the editor

Swine flu epidemic in a school: Tip of the iceberg pattern
V. Wiwanitkit
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continuing medical education

Acid-Base Balance-Electrolyte Quiz - Case 12
M.S. Elisaf, M. Florentin
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Internal Medicine Quiz - Case 14
A.G. Antoniadis, A. Katsandris, F. Ntziora, C. Floudas, A. Andreopoulos
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Thoracic Surgery Quiz - Case 8
D. Patsouras, P. Paraskeva, E. Spartalis, S. Kykalos,
P. Katsaronis, P. Roussaki, A. Boutsarakis, N. Nikiteas, P. Tomos

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Oral Medicine and Pathology Quiz - Case 9
N.G. Nikitakis, G. Kamperos, A. Sklavounou-Andrikopoulou
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Hematology Quiz - Case 15
J. Meletis, A. Sarantopoulos, J.V. Asimakopoulos, E. Papakostas, T. Chatzileonida,
E. Bazani, N. Trikilidis, A. Vamvacousis, M. Michael, O. Kampouropoulou, E. Variami, N. Viniou, E. Terpos
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