NOVEMBER-DECEMBER 2018, VOLUME 35, No 6

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editorial

Biomedical research in Greece as part of the European Union (1979–2018).
Challenges and prospects
D.Τ. Boumpas, P. Verginis, Α. Banos, D. Vasilopoulos, G. Bertsias, P. Sidiropoulos
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reviews

Uncommon vascular liver diseases
Ι. Mani, L. Vasilieva, S.P. Dourakis
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New forms of treatment for primary biliary cholangitis
G. Hatzis, T. Αndroutsakos, C. Vallilas, X. Kalisperati, L. Chatzis
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The multiple dimensions of the aging process; what do we know about them?
K.C. Gkouvas, G. Soulis, D.B. Panagiotakos
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original papers

Quality of mental health care:
The dynamics of group therapy as a factor in therapeutic efficacy
D. Charokopou, M. Sarris, S. Soulis, A. Goula, V. Gkioka, I. Nikolados
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Investigation of the relationship between management techniques and job satisfaction
of the medical and nursing staff in public hospitals
Ι. Paschalidou, P. Mpogiatzidis
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The prevalence of preventive long-term aspirin use among patients
attending a rural primary health care center in Greece
A. Papaioannou, A.E. Konstantinidi, D. Aravantinos, E. Primikiri, F. Asimakopoulou, Z. Mavromichali
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Analysis of out-of-hospital pharmaceutical prescribing
and Health Insurance System expenditure
Ε. Dalakaki, S. Karakolias, C. Kastanioti, N. Polyzos
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Low grade X chromosome mosaicism: A common finding in infertile women
E. Kouvidi, S. Zachaki, H. Tsarouha, A. Pantou, E. Kanavakis, A. Mavrou
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short communication

Investigating of the effects of Orthodox Christian fasting on human health
E. Mazokopakis, C. Karagiannis
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case report

Lymphangioma circumscriptum of the vulva. Clinical picture and surgical management
D. Papoutsis, H.K. Haefner
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history of medicine

The diseases and death of Herod Antipas
Ν. Stavrakakis
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special articles

The marketing of health services: The example of medical tourism
D. Mitsi, E. Kostopoulou, M. Agraniotis, E.C. Fradelos
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Allergic rhinitis and its impact on asthma (ARIA) in Greece:
Integrated care pathways for predictive medicine across the life cycle
N.G. Papadopoulos, M.V. Dimou, T. Vontetsianos, P. Giallouros, M. Gaga, V. Danielidis,
N. Douladiris, M. Makris, N. Mikos, P. Marangoudakis, P. Xepapadaki, V. Papanikolaou,
K. Pitsios, E. Prokopakis, N. Siafakas, L. Xantzi, F. Psarros, X. Aggelidis, M. Vallianatou,
D. Vourdas, C. Grigoreas, M. Doulaptsi, M. Katotomichelakis, T. Kapsali, E. Kompoti,
M. Kyriakakou, S. Loukidis, E. Manousakis, P. Mpakakos, S. Βotskariova, I. Paraskevopoulos,
K. Piskou, N. Rovina, S. Stamataki, E. Stefanaki, E. Syrigou, I. Agache, C. Bachert, A. Bedbrook,
G.W. Canonica, T. Casale, A.A. Cruz, W.J. Fokkens, P.W. Hellings, B. Samolinski, J. Bousquet

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Ethical issues related to euthanasia and physician assisted suicide
D. Fragkou, P. Galanis
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Hyponatremia and the syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion.
Old topic, new perspectives
A. Kyriacou, G. Zavros
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letter to the editor

Pharmacovigilance: Pharmaceutical preparations marketed with the same brand name
but different active substances
I. Mazokopakis
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continuing medical education

Acid-Base Balance-Electrolyte Quiz – Case 68
Hypercalciuria is commonly found
E. Christopoulou, T. Dimitriou, D. Sfairopoulos, M. Elisaf
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Surgery Quiz – Case 16
Misdiagnosed superior mesenteric artery syndrome
K. Blouhos, K. Boulas, N. Barettas, A. Paraskeva, I. Kariotis, A. Hatzigeorgiadis
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Medical Imaging Quiz – Case 52
Acute eosinophilic pneumonia
E. Botsa, I. Thanou, A. Koundouraki, L. Thanos
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Vascular Diseases Quiz – Case 50
Central retinal artery occlusion
N. Patelis, C. Klonaris
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contents volume 35
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