Differential diagnosis of hyperkalemia: an update to a complex problem

REVIEW ARTICLE

Hippokratia 2012, 16, 4: 294-302

Eleftheriadis T, Leivaditis K, Antoniadi G, Liakopoulos V
Department of Nephrology, Medical School, University of Thessaly, Larissa, Department of Nephrology, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece

Mechanisms responsible for the emergence of carbapenem resistance in Pseudomonas aeruginosa

REVIEW ARTICLE

Hippokratia 2012, 16, 4: 303-307

Meletis G, Exindari M, Vavatsi N, Sofianou D, Diza E
Department of Clinical Microbiology, Veroia G. Hospital, Veroia, Department of Microbiology, Depertment of Biological Chemistry, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Department of Clinical Microbiology, Hippokration G. Hospital, Department of Clinical Microbiology, AHEPA Hospital, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

Moving toward the utilization of all donated liver grafts. The “b-list” concept

INVITED COMMENTARY

Hippokratia 2012, 16, 4: 312-316

Vrochides D, Metrakos P
Multi-Organ Transplant Program, Royal Victoria Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada, Center for Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Surgery, Euromedica Geniki Kliniki, Thessaloniki, Greece

Burkholderia cenocepacia bacteremia without respiratory colonization in an adult intensive care unit: epidemiological and molecular investigation of an outbreak

ORIGINAL ARTICLE

Hippokratia 2012, 16, 4: 317-323

Katsiari M, Roussou Z, Tryfinopoulou K, Vatopoulos AC, Platsouka ED, Maguina A
Intensive Care Unit, Konstantopouleio General Hospital, Department of Microbiology, Konstantopouleio General Hospital, Central Public Health Laboratory, Hellenic Centre of Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Microbiology, National School of Public Health, Athens, Greece

Stroboscopy for benign laryngeal pathology in evidence based health care

ORIGINAL ARTICLE

Hippokratia 2012, 16, 4: 324-328

Printza A, Triaridis S, Themelis C, Constantinidis J
2nd Otorhinolaryngology Department, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Papageorgiou Hospital, 1st Otorhinolaryngology Department, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, AHEPA Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece

Bioimpedance and echocardiography used interchangeably in volume comparison of dialysis patients

ORIGINAL ARTICLE

Hippokratia 2012, 16, 4: 329-334

Hur E, Yildiz G, Budak Kose S, Kokturk F, Musayev O, Gungor O, Magden K, Yildirim I, Duman S, Ok E
Zonguldak Karaelmas University, Department of Nephrology, Ataturk State Hospital, Nephrology Clinic, Zonguldak, Istanbul Education and Research Hospital, Nephrology Clinic, Istanbul, Zonguldak Karaelmas University, Department of Biostatistics, Zonguldak, Ege University, Department of Cardiology, Izmir, Ege University, Department of Nephrology, Izmir, Ege University, Department of Internal Medicine, Izmir, Turkey

Effects of alternate fasting or very low calorie diet and low calorie diet on metabolic syndrome in severely obese patients

ORIGINAL ARTICLE

Hippokratia 2012, 16, 4: 335-341

Tančić-Gajić M, Vujović S, Vukčević M, Ivović M, Drezgić M, Marina LV, Stojanović M, Arizanović Z, Nenezić A, Micić D
Clinic for Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases, Clinical Center of Serbia, Clinical Hospital Center Bezanijska Kosa, Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Serbia

Virologic response and resistance to lamivudine in patients with chronic hepatitis B: a ten-year retrospective analysis

ORIGINAL ARTICLE

Hippokratia 2012, 16, 4: 342-346

Gigi E, Sykia A, Sinakos E, Koumerkeridis G, Raptopoulou-Gigi M, Bellou AL, Mougiou D, Orfanou E, Vrettou E
2nd Medical Department, Hippokration Hospital, Department of Clinical Microbiology, Department of Pathology, Aristotle University Medical School, Thessaloniki, Greece

Trimebutine as a potential antimicrobial agent: a preliminary in vitro approach

ORIGINAL ARTICLE

Hippokratia 2012, 16, 4: 347-349

Kountouras J, Sofianou D, Gavalas E, Sianou E, Zavos C, Meletis G, Tsiaousi E
Department of Medicine, Second Medical Clinic, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Department of Clinical Microbiology, Ippokration Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece

Retinol Binding Protein 4 in children with Inflammatory Bowel Disease: a negative correlation with the disease activity

ORIGINAL ARTICLE

Hippokratia 2012, 16, 4: 360-365

Roma E, Krini M, Hantzi E, Sakka S, Panayiotou I, Margeli A, Papassotiriou I, Kanaka-Gantenbein C
First Department of Pediatrics, Athens University Medical School, Department of Clinical Biochemistry, “Aghia Sophia” Children’s Hospital, Athens, Greece

Intramyocardial implantation of autologous bone marrow-derived stem cells combined with coronary artery bypass grafting in patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy: a pilot study

ORIGINAL ARTICLE

Hippokratia 2012, 16, 4: 366-370

Antonitsis P, Anastasiadis K, Koliakos G, Vaitsopoulou C, Kouzi-Koliakou K, Doumas A, Argiriadou H, Tossios P
Cardiothoracic Department, AHEPA University Hospital, Laboratory of Medical Biochemistry, Laboratory of Medical Histology-Embryology, Third Department of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care, Medical Faculty, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

Wernicke’s encephalopathy and anabolic steroid drug abuse. Is there any possible relation?

CASE REPORT

Hippokratia 2012, 16, 4: 371-372

Christopoulos P, Katsanoulas C, Timplalexi G, Lathyris D, Vasiliagkou S, Antoniadou E
ICU Department, Neurology Department, Gennimatas General Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece

Distal ischemia induced by vascular access for hemodialysis – a case report

CASE REPORT

Hippokratia 2012, 16, 4: 375-377

Stolic RV, Mijailovic MZ, Cvetkovic AM, Stanojevic MS, Stolic DZ, Cvetkovic DM
Medical faculty Pristina/K.Mitrovica, University of Pristina, Medical faculty Kragujevac, University of Kragujevac, The Health Center Pristina, Gracanica, Center for Preclinical Testing of Active Substances Laboratory for Cell and Molecular Biology, Institute of Biology and Ecology, Faculty of Science, University,University of Kragujevac, Kragujevac, Serbia

Community acquired quinolone-resistant Escherichia coli pyelonephritis complicated with multiple renal abscesses: a case report

CASE REPORT

Hippokratia 2012, 16, 4: 381-383

Katsiari Μ, Nikolaou C, Roussou Z, Triantopoulou C, Apessou D, Platsouka ED, Maguina A
Intensive Care Unit, Konstantopouleio General Hospital, Athens, Greece, Department of Microbiology, Konstantopouleio General Hospital, Athens, Greece, Radiology Department, Konstantopouleio General Hospital, Athens, Greece, Department of Pathology, Konstantopouleio General Hospital, Athens, Greece

Development of type 2 diabetes after gestational diabetes mellitus

LETTER

Hippokratia 2012, 16, 4: 385

Tsakalis AV, Harizopoulou VC, Goulis DG, Savopoulos C, Limenopoulos V, Hatzitolios AI
Department of Internal Medicine, “G. Gennimatas” Hospital, Unit of Reproductive Endocrinology, First Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, First Propedeutic Medical Department, AHEPA Hospital, Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece

Successful treatment with Rituximab in a patient with life-threatening resistant Thrombotic Thrombopenic Purpura

LETTER

Hippokratia 2012, 16, 4: 388

Arampatzi S, Diamantidis MD, Perifanis V, Diza E, Kaiafa G
Department of Microbiology, Department of Haematology, First Propedeutic Department of Internal Medicine, AHEPA University Hospital, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

Pacemaker infection due to Brucella Melitensis

LETTER

Hippokratia 2012, 16, 4: 390

Gungor O, Yalcin MM, Ozel E, Biberoglu K, Topal K
Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Cardiology, Faculty of Medicine, Dokuz Eylul University, Izmir, Department of Medical Education, Faculty of Medicine, Pamukkale University, Denizli, Turkey

Radiation Therapy in Chloroma: A promising palliative manipulation

LETTER

Hippokratia 2012, 16, 4: 390

Neanidis K, Stylianidou S, Chatzigiannaki A, Bousbouras P, Pantoura M, Pistevou-Gompaki K
Department of Medical Oncology, 424 General Military NATO Hospital, Department of Radiation Oncology, Department of Medical Physics, AHEPA University Hospital, Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece