Angelos Daniilidis

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The main purpose of this paper is to summarize the recent experience that has been obtained till now in the surgical treatment of urinary stress incontinence with less invasive techniques. We used current literature and papers published in MEDLINE and Cochrane library. The keywords used for this review were Stress urinary incontinence, Tension-free vaginal(More)
Plenty of authors propose outpatient hysteroscopy as the gold standard diagnostic method for the evaluation of endometrial pathology. This statement has been strengthened in the recent years due to the wide use of smaller diameter hysteroscopic devices, which have made the dilation of the cervix and the use of anesthesia unnecessary. The main purpose of(More)
BACKGROUND To compare the efficacy of oral and intravenous administration of iron supplements for treating postpartum anemia. METHODS One hundred and four anemic postpartum women were studied prospectively. The criteria for the diagnosis of anemia were Hb<8 gr/dl and ferritine<10 microg/dl. They were randomised into two groups. Group A consisted of 78(More)
Midwives play an important role in the implementation of cervical cancer screening. We assessed the knowledge of human papillomavirus (HPV) infection and of its relationship with cervical cancer in 107 midwives and 29 graduating midwifery students. The majority of midwives (78.5%) were aware that a viral infection causes cervical cancer, whereas only 48.3%(More)
BACKGROUND Endometriotic foci can be rarely found on the surgical incision following caesarean delivery and on perineotomy site following vaginal delivery. CASE A 33-year-old woman with a history of caesarian section five years prior was admitted to the present clinic due to right groin pain with increasing intensity during menstruation. Ultrasound(More)
To compare the efficacy of three methods: the levels of anti-müllerian hormone (AMH), the levels of follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) and the antral follicle count (AFC), for the prediction of the number of retrieved mature oocytes and the number of generated embryos by intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) in women stimulated with a GnRH-antagonist(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the effectiveness of the polypropylene tape in preventing cystocele recurrence. METHODS Fifty Caucasian women aged 50-77 years (mean age 66.6 years), with stage II-IV pelvic organ prolapse, enrolled into the study. Vaginal reconstructive surgery included an anterior colporrhaphy on all patients, posterior colpoperineorrhaphy on 28(More)
OBJECTIVE We used ultrasound to measure fetal subcutaneous fat in pregnancies with normal and abnormal glucose tolerance tests (GTT). STUDY DESIGN Thirty-five women with singleton pregnancies between 24 and 26 weeks' gestation participated in our study. We measured fetal subcutaneous fat tissue thickness in 20 women with abnormal GTT (Group A, study(More)
OBJECTIVE To aim of our study is to support the correlation between blood pressure and asymmetric dimethyl argine (ADMA) concentrations as a possible marker for early diagnosis of the preeclampsia syndrome. STUDY DESIGN We attempted to calculate in 38 pregnant women with preeclampsia (group A) plasma levels of the main inhibitor to nitric oxide synthase(More)
AIM To evaluate the role of p16INK4a immunoexpression and human papillomavirus (HPV) DNA test for the detection of dyskaryotic cells in high-risk women. MATERIALS AND METHODS This work was a retrospective diagnostic study conducted in the University Hospital of Thessaloniki from January to December 2008. The subjects were women with current or previous(More)