Caesarean deliveries in the Mother-Child (Rhea) cohort in Crete, Greece: almost as frequent as vaginal births and even more common in first-time mothers

ORIGINAL ARTICLE

Hippokratia 2014, 18(4):298-305

Vassilaki M, Chatzi L, Rasidaki M, Bagkeris E, Kritsotakis G, Roumeliotaki T, Koutis A, Philalithis A, Kogevinas M
Department of Social Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Crete, Heraklion, Greece, Department of Neurology and Division of Epidemiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA, Institute of Child Health (UCL), London, UK, Department of Nursing, Technological Educational Institute (TEI) of Crete, Greece, Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology (CREAL), Barcelona, Spain, IMIM (Hospital del Mar Research Institute), Barcelona, Spain, CIBER Epidemiologia y Salud Pública (CIBERESP), Barcelona, Spain, National School of Public Health, Athens, Greece

Dose equivalence between continuous erythropoietin receptor activator (CERA), Darbepoetin and Epoetin in patients with advanced chronic kidney disease

ORIGINAL ARTICLE

Hippokratia 2014, 18(4):315-318

Vega A, Abad S, Verdalles U, Aragoncillo I, Velazquez K, Quiroga B, Escudero V, López-Gómez JM
Nephrology Department, Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Marañón, Madrid, Spain, Internal Medicine, St Columciles Hospital, Dublin, Ireland, Pharmacy Department, Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Marañón, Madrid, Spain

microRNA-183 down-regulates the expression of BKCaβ1 protein that is related to the severity of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

ORIGINAL ARTICLE

Hippokratia 2014, 18(4):328-332

Cao Z, Zhang N, Lou T, Jin Y, Wu Y, Ye Z, Pan J
School of Medicine, Shandong University, Jinan City, Shandong Province, Department of Respiratory Medicine, People’s Hospital of Lishui, Lishui City, Zhejiang Province, Department of Critical Care Medicine, People’s Hospital of Lishui, Lishui City, Zhejiang Province, Department of Radiology, People’s Hospital of Lishui, Lishui City, Zhejiang Province, P. R. China

Risk stratification in submassive pulmonary embolism via alveolar-arterial oxygen gradient

ORIGINAL ARTICLE

Hippokratia 2014, 18(4):333-339

Ince O, Altintas N, Findik S, Sariaydin M
Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, 19 Mayis University, Samsun, Turkey, Department of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, Faculty of medicine, University of Pittsburgh, PA/USA

Effects of folinic acid and fluorouracil chemotherapy on right ventricle functions as assessed with tricuspid annular plane systolic excursion

ORIGINAL ARTICLE

Hippokratia 2014, 18 (4):346-349

Bilir C, Engin H, Karabag T, Colak D

Department of Medical Oncology, Department of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine Bülent Ecevit University School of Medicine, Zonguldak, Turkey

The effect of intraoperative lavage with short chain fatty acids (SCFAs) on rectal anastomosis of rats receiving corticosteroids

ORIGINAL ARTICLE

Hippokratia 2014, 18(4):350-354

Netta S, Papadopoulos V, Apostolidis S, Michalopoulos A
1st Propaedeutic Surgical Department, A.H.E.P.A. University Hospital, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Department of Anatomy, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece

Neuroendocrine carcinoma in adenoma of the sigmoid

CASE REPORT

Hippokratia 2014, 18(4):362-363

Koletsa T, Beretouli E, Tziola T, Mavropoulou S, Karayannopoulou G
Department of Pathology, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Laboratory of Pathology, General Hospital of Xanthi, Greece

Radiologic and pathologic features of a primary chloroma of the testis: a case report and brief review of the literature

CASE REPORT

Hippokratia 2014, 18(4):366-369

Tsitouridis I, Maskalidis Ch, Pervana St, Pazarli E, Kariki EP
Radiology Department, Pathology Department, “Papageorgiou” General Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece

Mucous retention cysts of the paranasal sinuses

LETTER

Hippokratia 2014, 18(4):379

Bal M, Berkiten G, Uyanık E
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Sinop Atatürk State Hospital, Sinop, Department of Otorhinolaryngology,Okmeydanı Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Department of Radiology Okmeydanı Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey