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Asthma-chronic obstructive pulmonary disease overlap syndrome (ACOS): current literature review.
Asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are chronic diseases, very common in general population. These obstructive airway illnesses are manifested with chronic inflammation affectingExpand
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N-3 fatty acids ameliorate radiation-induced liver injury in the rat
Irradiation causes veno-occlusive liver disease and radiation hepatitis. N-3 fatty acids are rapidly incorporated in the cellular membranes and modulate anti-inflammatory cytokines production, thusExpand
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Preoperative evaluation for lung cancer resection.
During the last decades lung cancer is the leading cause of death worldwide for both sexes. Even though cigarette smoking has been proved to be the main causative factor, many other agents (e.g.,Expand
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Influence of apnoeic oxygenation in respiratory and circulatory system under general anaesthesia.
Apnoeic oxygenation is an alternative technique of oxygenation which is recommended in the consecutive oxygen administration with varying flows (2-10 lt/min) through a catheter which is positionedExpand
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Epithelial-myoepithelial carcinoma of the trachea-a rare entity case report.
Epithelial-myoepithelial tumors of the lung are rare neoplasms whose biological behavior and clinical course still remain to be defined. Epithelial-myoepithelial carcinoma (EMCa) is a low-gradeExpand
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ECMO as a bridge to high-risk rotablation of heavily calcified coronary arteries
Mechanical circulatory support (MCS) with short-term ventricular assist devices has been used as a bridge to high-risk percutaneous coronary interventions (PCI), as well as during interventions andExpand
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Naloxone: a potent protective agent in ischemia ñ reperfusion ñ induced liver injury
SUMMARY Hepatic ischemia/reperfusion-induced injury is accompanied by free radical production, leading to endothelial cell destruction, adhesion of neutrophils and plugging of the hepatic sinusoidsExpand
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Effects of intravenous diltiazem on a porcine model of endotoxin-induced pulmonary hypertension
Pulmonary hypertension (PAH) is a life-threatening disease commonly seen in ICU septic patients. PAH is characterized by alterations in the pulmonary circulation leading to right ventricular failureExpand
Apneic oxygenation; pulmonary and cardiovascular effects Kolettas A, Grosomanidis V, Fyntanidou B, Kotzampassi K, Kolettas V, Theodosiadis P, Karakoulas K, Mitos G, Aidoni Z, Vasilakos D ApneicExpand