Angeliki Triantafyllou

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BACKGROUND AND AIM To present our experience with unexpected findings during hernia surgery, either unusual hernial contents or pathologic entities, like neoplastic masses, masquerading as a hernia. PATIENTS AND METHODS We studied retrospectively 856 patients with inguinal hernia who were admitted to our surgical department over a 9-year period. In(More)
INTRODUCTION Current research suggests that Chios mastic (Pistacia lentiscus var. chia) possesses beneficial (antimicrobial, antioxidant, hepatoprotective) properties. This study aims to assess its effects on cardiologic and hepatic biochemical indices of human subjects. MATERIALS AND METHODS Subjects (n=133, aged over 50) were randomly assigned to two(More)
To assess the time-dependent changes in renal function in relation to antioxidant and lipid-lowering effects of fluvastatin in hyperlipidemic renal transplant recipients, 20 patients were treated with fluvastatin 40 mg/d for 12 months, after failure of a dietary program. Plasma malondialdehyde (MDA) levels and lipid profiles were evaluated in relation to(More)
OBJECTIVE This experiment evaluated the influence of erythropoietin (Epo) in an animal model of uterine ischemia reperfusion using the quoting established protocol. DESIGN The effects of erythropoietin treatment were evaluated by mean uterus inflammation (UI) lesions. UI lesions were determined at the 60th reperfusion min (for groups A and C) and at the(More)
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