JANUARY-FEBRUARY 2010, VOLUME 27, No 1

CONTENTS

special article

Prevention of cardiovascular diseases. Alma-Ata 1978 and today.
What has been achieved and what should be expected?
L.P. Anthopoulos, P.L. Anthopoulos
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reviews

End-of-life dilemmas in the intensive care unit:
Withholding and withdrawal of life sustaining treatment
G. Kranidiotis, V. Gerovasili, A. Tasoulis, S. Nanas
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New aspects in the diagnosis and treatment of Brucella infection
F. Apostolou, E. Liberopoulos, M. Elisaf
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The management of diffuse large B-cell lymphoma
K. Liapis, T. Karmiris
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brief review

Patent ductus arteriosus in the newborn
K. Papageorgiou, E. Tsiviki
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original papers

Comparison of LSRB in children measured by the Westergren method
and by the Test-1 analyzer
E. Papakonstantinou, E. Yfantis, P. Georgoutsou, A. Lavda, A. Skourbouti,
S. Chaniotaki, A. Chontrothanasi, G. Koutoulas, Ch. Manti

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The subjective perceptions of health of immigrant mothers
K. Koutra, H. Eulampidou, T. Roumeliotaki, A. Koutis, A. Filalithis
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Cost-effectiveness of prophylactic cervical cancer vaccination in Greece
D. Rovithis, D. Kaitelidou, L. Liaropoulos
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Water disinfection by-products and pregnancy outcome
E. Patelarou, P. Sourtzi, M. Kogevinas
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health economics

The impact of globalization in the healthcare arena
and the development of a supernational prescriptive framework
┴. Charalambous, ď. Tsitsi
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applied medical research

Statistical "errors" in biomedical research: The value of the p-value
D.B. Panagiotakos, A. Chaimani, M. Sitara
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clinicopathological rounds

Visceral leishmaniasis after prolonged corticosteroid administration
E. Papakostas, M. Michael, A. Vanvacousis, E. Houliara, N. Viniou, G. vaiopoulos, J. Meletis
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letter to the editor

Obstructive sleep apnea as a risk factor for road traffic accidents
E. ═ena, P. Steiropoulos, V. ďsara
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Answer to the Comment of Nena E. et al
╠. ╩ardara, ┴. Papazafeiropoulou, S. Pappas
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continuing medical education

Oral Medicine and Pathology Quiz - Case 11
N.G. Nikitakis, G. Kamperos, A. Sklavounou-Andrikopoulou
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Acid-Base Balance-Electrolyte Quiz - Case 14
M. Elisaf, M. Florentin
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Hematology Quiz - Case 17
J. Meletis, A. Sarantopoulos, J.V. Asimakopoulos, T. Chatzileonida, E. Papakostas,
E. Bazani, M. Michael, A. Anastasopoulou, E. Chouliara, O. Kampouropoulou,
E. Variami, N.Viniou, K. Konstantopoulos, E. Terpos

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Medical Imaging Quiz - Case 9
S. Tanteles, S. Mylona, P. Galani, M. Pomoni, L. Thanos
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