JULY-AUGUST 2010, VOLUME 27, No 4

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175 years of the Athens Medical Society

175 years since the creation of the Athens Medical Society (1835-2010)
F. Pavlatos
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reviews

Hematologic dyscrasias caused by medication - . Dyscrasias of the white blood cell series
J. Meletis, K. Konstantopoulos
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Treatment optimization of HBeAg-negative chronic viral hepatitis B with thymosin-1
G. Hatzis, O. Tsolas
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Aging: Is caloric restriction anti-aging?
E. Chatzidaki
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Peripheral facial nerve paralysis: Etiology, diagnosis and management
A. Mallis, T. Papadas
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he contemporary role of transthoracic ultrasonography
in the evaluation of chest diseases in the intensive care unit
K. Stefanidis, S. Dimopoulos, P. Politis, S. Nanas
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Metabolic syndrome and carcinogenesis
I. Legakis, K. Syrigos
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The evolution of techniques and prospects in esophagectomy
I.E. Katsoulis, G. Kouraklis
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brief review

The usefulness of point-of-care testing for diagnosis in cases suspicious for swine flu
V. Wiwanitkit
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original papers

The impact of factor V Leiden and G20210A prothrombin mutations
on carotid stenosis in type 2 diabetes mellitus
. Frengidis, A. Theodoridis, A. Lambropoulos
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Determination of the Greek clinical practice for the management of post-operative pain
J. Yfantopoulos, V. Papagiannopoulou, S. Papanikolaou
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The knowledge and views of employees about the supply chain management
in Greek hospitals
M. Kalogeropoulou, T. Katostaras
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Knowledge about sexually transmitted diseases:
Do students of healthcare departments know more?
S. Chatzimihailidou, E. Panagopoulou, D. Niakas
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Prevalence of common psychiatric disorders in an island region
S. Stylianidis, P. Skapinakis, S. Pantelidou, P. Chondros, A. Avgoustaki, M. Ziakoulis
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short communication

Laboratory diagnosis in the acute post crisis situation.
Reflections on the Haiti earthquake crisis
V. Wiwanitkit
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special article

Confidentiality in medical practice with special emphasis on the practice of psychiatry:
The legal framework
A. Korsanou, A. Douzenis, L. Lykouras
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applied medical research

The wrong application of P values and hypotheses test in biomedical research
P. Galanis
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clinicopathological rounds

Hepatosplenomegaly in a patient with rheumatoid arthritis treated with methotrexate
G.S. Karagianidis, M. Mantzourani, A. Anastasopoulou, G. Vaiopoulos, J. Meletis
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continuing medical education

Acid-Base Balance-Electrolyte Quiz - Case 17
M. Elisaf, M. Kostapanos
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Medical Imaging Quiz - Case 13
T.N. Spyridopoulos, S. Argentos, N. Kelekis
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Hematology Quiz - Case 19
J. Meletis, J.V. Asimakopoulos, A. Sarantopoulos, E. Papakostas, T. Chatzileonida, E. Bazani,
M. Michael, L. Papageorgiou, A. Anastasopoulou, E. Variami, N. Viniou, K. Konstantopoulos, E. Terpos

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Vascular Diseases Quiz - Case 15
E. Psathas, P. Roukanas, S. Lioudaki, A. Katsargyris, C. Klonaris
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