Wall shear stress oscillation and its gradient in the normal left coronary artery tree bifurcations

ORIGINAL ARTICLE

Hippokratia 2014, 18, 1: 12-16

Soulis JV, Fytanidis DK, Seralidou KV, Giannoglou GD
Deparment of Civil Engineering, Fluid Mechanics Division, School of Engineering, Demokrition University of Thrace, Xanthi, 1st Cardiology Department, Cardiovascular Engineering and Atherosclerosis Laboratory, AHEPA University Hospital, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece

Ultrastructural aspects of the effects of L-carnitine administration on epithelial cells in the aging rat tongue

ORIGINAL ARTICLE

Hippokratia 2014, 18, 1: 32-36

Barlagiannis D, Dietrich EM, Papaliagkas V, Makri S, Toskas A, Papamitsou T
Catheterization Laboratory, Medical Clinic I, Lukas Hospital, Neuss, Germany, Department of Histology and Embryology, Medical School, Aristotles University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece, Department of Neurology, General Hospital Georgios Papanikolaou, Thessaloniki, Greece, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences and Caring Professions, Technological Educational, Institute, Thessaloniki, Greece

Systemic thrombolysis with the use of tenecteplase for segmental acute renal infarction potentially associated with multiple thrombophilic gene polymorphisms

CASE REPORT

Hippokratia 2014, 18, 1: 67-70

Chondros K, Karpathakis N, Tsetis D, Sofras F, Mamoulakis C
Department of Urology, University Hospital of Heraklion, University of Crete Medical School, Heraklion, Department of Radiology, Unit of Interventional Radiology, University Hospital of Heraklion, University of Crete, Medical School, Heraklion, Department of Urology, General Hospital of Chania “Aghios Georgios”, Chania, Crete, Greece

Prevalence and molecular epidemiology of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in a tertiary Greek hospital

ORIGINAL ARTICLE

Hippokratia 2014, 18, 1: 24-27

Kachrimanidou M, Tsorlini E, Katsifa E, Vlachou S, Kyriakidou S, Xanthopoulou K, Tsergouli K, Samourli T, Papa A
1st Department of Microbiology, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Department of Microbiology, of George Papanikolaou HospitalThessaloniki, Greece

N-acetylcycsteine attenuates the deleterious effects of radiation therapy on incisional wound healing in rats

ORIGINAL ARTICLE

Hippokratia 2014, 18, 1: 17-23

Tascilar O, Çakmak GK, Emre AU, Bakkal H, Kandemir N, Turkcu UO, Demir EO
Department of Surgery, Department of Radiation Oncology, Department of Pathology, Bulent Ecevit University, School of Medicine, Zonguldak,Turkey, Mugla University, School of Health Sciences, Mugla, Turkey, Department of Health Programmes, Bulent Ecevit University, Ahmet Erdogan Vocational School of Health Services, Zonguldak, Turkey

Greek financial crisis: consequences in the healthcare of diabetes and its complications

EDITORIAL

Hippokratia 2014, 18, 1: 4-6

Aloumanis K, Papanas N
Endocrinologist, Athens, Outpatient Clinic of Obesity, Diabetes and Metabolism, Second Department of Internal Medicine, Democritus University of Thrace, University Hospital of Alexandroupolis, Alexandroupolis, Greece

Genotype 4 HCV infection is difficult to cure with pegylated interferon and ribavirin. Results from a Greek Nationwide Cohort Study

ORIGINAL ARTICLE

Hippokratia 2014, 18, 1: 57-64

Anagnostou O, Manolakopoulos S, Bakoyannis G, Papatheodoridis G, Zisouli A, Raptopoulou-Gigi M, Manesis E, Ketikoglou I, Dalekos G, Gogos C, Vassiliadis T, Tzourmakliotis D, Karatapanis S, Kanatakis S, Zoumpoulis – Vafiadis I, Hounta A, Koutsounas S, Giannoulis G, Tassopoulos N, Touloumi G
Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology & Medical Statistics, Athens University Medical School, Athens, 2nd Academic Department of Medicine, Hippokration General Hospital, Athens, Office of Viral Hepatitis, Hellenic Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Athens, 2nd Medical Department, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki Division of Internal Medicine, Athens University Medical School, Athens, State Department of Internal Medicine, Hippokration General Hospital, Athens, Department of Medicine and Research Laboratory of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Thessaly, Larissa, 1st Department of Internal Medicine, University of Patras, Medical School, Rio, 1st Propaedeutic Clinic of Internal Medicine, AHEPA Hospital, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Department of Gastroenterology, Polyclinic General Hospital, Athens, Department of Internal Medicine, General Hospital of Rhodos, Rhodos, 1st Department of Internal Medicine, Red Cross Hospital, Athens, 1st Department of Propaedeutic Medicine, Athens University Medical School, ‘‘Laiko’’ Hospital, Athens, 4th Department of Internal Medicine, General University Hospital “Attikon”, Athens, Hepatology Service, Foundation of Social Insurance (IKA), Athens, 2nd Department of Internal Medicine, Tzaneio Hospital, Athens, 1st Department of Internal Medicine, Western Attica General Hospital, Athens, Greece

Functional hyposplenism

REVIEW ARTICLE

Hippokratia 2014, 18, 1: 7-11

Kirkineska L, Perifanis V, Vasiliadis T
3rd Internal Medicine Department, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Papageorgiou Hospital, 1st Propedeutic Internal Medicine Department, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, AHEPA Hospital Thessaloniki, Greece

Effects of methylene blue in acute lung injury induced by blunt chest trauma

ORIGINAL ARTICLE

Hippokratia 2014, 18, 1: 50-56

Ayvaz S, Aksu B, Karaca T, Cemek M, Tarladacalisir Y-T, Ayaz A, Metin M-S, Basaran UN, Ayvaz A-T, Aksu F, Pul M
Department of Pediatric Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Trakya University, Edirne, Department of Histology and Embryology, Faculty of Medicine, Trakya University, Edirne, Department of Bioengineering , Division of Biochemistry, Faculty of Chem. and Met. Eng., Yıldız Technical University, Istanbul, Department of Ophtalmology, Edirne State Hospital, Edirne, Department of Cardiology, Edirne State Hospital, Edirne, Turkey

Effect of exhaust emissions on carbon monoxide levels in employees working at indoor car wash facilities

ORIGINAL ARTICLE

Hippokratia 2014, 18, 1: 37-39

Topacoglu H, Katsakoglou S, Ipekci A
Emergency Department, Istanbul Training and Research Hospital, Emergency Department, Okmeydani Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

Cystic lymphangioma of the inguinal and scrotal regions in childhood – report of three cases

CASE REPORT

Hippokratia 2014, 18, 1: 88-91

Patoulias I, Prodromou K, Feidantsis Th, Kallergis I, Koutsoumis G
National Influenza Centre, Microbiology Department, Faculty of Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

Complicated acute appendicitis within a right inguinal hernia sac (Amyand’s hernia): report of a case

CASE REPORT

Hippokratia 2014, 18, 1: 74-76

Kouskos E, Komaitis S, Kouskou M, Despotellis M, Sanidas G
Surgical Department “Vostanio” General Hospital, Mytilene, Lesvos Island, Greece, Department of Pharmacology, University of Oxford, U.K., Department of Pathology, Department of Anesthesiology, “Vostanio” General Hospital, Mytilene, Lesvos Island, Greece

Comparison of analgesic efficiency between wound site infiltration and ultra-sound-guided transversus abdominis plane block after cesarean delivery under spinal anaesthesia

ORIGINAL ARTICLE

Hippokratia 2014, 18, 1: 28-31

Aydogmus MT, Sinikoglu SN, Naki MM, Ocak NB, Sanlı N, Alagol A
Department of Anesthesiology and Reanimation, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Bagcılar Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

A survival case of severe liver failure caused by acetylsalicylic acid that was treated with living donor liver transplantation

CASE REPORT

Hippokratia 2014, 18, 1: 71-73

Hagiwara S, Kaneko M, Murata M, Ikegami T, Oshima K1
Department of Emergency Medicine, Gunma University Graduate School of Medicine, Maebashi, Gunma, Department of Transplantation Surgery, Shinshu University Hospital, Matumoto, Nagano, Japan

A case report of retroperitoneal extrahepatic hepatocellular carcinoma presented with elevated level of Alpha fetoprotein

CASE REPORT

Hippokratia 2014, 18, 1: 80-82

Yuce S, Sahin OZ, Bedir R, Ayaz T, Durakoglugil T
Department of Internal Medicine, Department of Nephrology, Department of Pathology, Department of Radiology Recep Tayyip Erdogan University Training and Research Hospital, Rize, Turkey