Anthi Theodorou

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Male rats treated with desmethylimipramine (DMI) (20 mg/kg for 7 days) were more likely than controls to attack an intruder rat placed in their home cage; they were also more likely to submit when attacked by the intruder. These behavioural changes were not seen at lower doses of DMI. Similar results were obtained in experiments in which is drugged animal(More)
Aortocaval fistula (ACF) represents a rare complication of abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) that may lead to hyperdynamic heart failure. We briefly describe a 58-year-old man with an old myocardial infarction, who developed leg oedema and worsening exertional dyspnea due to ACF complicating an AAA. This uncommon case highlights that an appropriate(More)
In ragweed (RW)-sensitized beagle dogs, we tested the hypothesis that reactivity of the pulmonary vasculature was enhanced with aerosolized histamine (Hist) and RW. Seven dogs were neonatally sensitized with repeated intraperitoneal RW injections, and 12 dogs were controls (Con). The dogs were anesthetized with intravenous chloralose, mechanically(More)
Histologic examination of organs of clinically healthy amazons was carried out. Only variations from the chicken are presented, among others: Occurrence of a complex of vessels and many Herbst' corpuscles in the nasal cavity; evidence of a thick muscular layer as well as many Herbst' corpuscles and nerve fibers as the cover of the syrinx; demonstration of(More)
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