Anna T Kalantaridou

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BACKGROUND Early diagnosis of heart transplant rejection is mandatory, since even mild rejection can rapidly progress to more severe rejection. Noninvasive diagnosis of heart transplant rejection still remains a challenge. HYPOTHESIS The purpose of the study was to determine a possible association between myocardial performance index (MPI) and biopsy(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate the efficacy and toxicity of the combination of carboplatin, docetaxel, and gemcitabine in patients with advanced non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC). PATIENTS AND METHODS Forty-five chemotherapy-naive patients with NSCLC were treated on an out-patient basis with carboplatin area under the curve 5 intravenous (IV) and gemcitabine 800(More)
INTRODUCTION Acute myocardial infarction causes left ventricular (LV) remodelling, which forms the substrate for its early and late complications. The aim of this experimental study was to evaluate the acute changes in LV functional geometry after acute myocardial infarction using echocardiography and to investigate the effect of continuous intravenous(More)
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