Antonia Syrigou

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Monosomal karyotype (MK) has recently been reported to identify a distinct subset of acute myeloid leukemia (AML) with adverse prognosis. We retrospectively evaluated the frequency of MK in a large cohort of 549 unselected AML cases diagnosed in our department over a period of 13 years and explored potential associations with clinicobiological features and(More)
INTRODUCTION About 5-25% of 16 000 athletes involved in preparation for the Athens 2004 Olympics may encounter respiratory allergy (asthma and rhinoconjunctivitis) triggered by exposure to aeroallergens (pollen and fungi spores). AIM Provide information about circulating aeroallergens in three Olympic cities and ensure safety for the allergic athletes who(More)
During the past 10 y, blood lead levels in the population of Athens, Greece, have decreased steadily. This decrease has paralleled the reduction of tetraethyl lead in gasoline and the introduction of unleaded fuel. Blood lead levels and other parameters were studied in 42 gas-station employees, 47 taxi drivers, 47 bus drivers, and 36 controls, all of whom(More)
BACKGROUND To evaluate the contribution of leaded gasoline in the presence of abnormal calcifications or cortical atrophy seen in computed tomographies (CT) of the head of occupationally exposed professionals working in the centre of Athens. METHODS One hundred and twenty-two head CTs from gas station employees and traffic-exposed professionals (taxi and(More)
INTRODUCTION Anti-thymocyte globulin (ATG)-based immunosuppressive therapy is often used in allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation to reduce incidence and severity of graft-versus-host disease (GVHD). PATIENTS AND METHODS In our observational study, ATG (rabbit, Thymoglobulin; Sanofi, 5 mg/kg) was administered as a standardized part of the(More)
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