Despina Papakosta

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Small cell lung cancer is characterized by rapid growth and early metastasis. Despite its sensitivity to cytotoxic therapy, until now treatments have failed to control or cure this disease in most patients. Orbital metastases are a rare manifestation of systemic malignancies. Breast and lung cancers represent more than two thirds of the primary cancer(More)
BACKGROUND AND AIM The relative frequency of histological subtypes of lung cancer in Europe has changed dramatically during the 20th century. The aim of this study was to explore the changing epidemiology of lung cancer in Northern Greece over the last two decades. METHODS From the extensive database of the Bronchoscopy Unit of the G. Papanicolaou General(More)
INTRODUCTION Hydrocarbon pneumonitis is an acute, intense pneumonitis resulting from aspiration of volatile hydrocarbon compounds with low viscosity and surface tension, most of which are members of the paraffin, naphthene and aromatic classes. CASE PRESENTATION Six hours after participating in a party for teenagers, a 16-year-old boy developed dyspnea,(More)
BACKGROUND Ocular allergies affect a great part of the general population and often co exist with other allergic manifestations. In the present study, the prevalence of allergic conjunctivitis and the commonest allergens in allergic patients at an outpatient unit in Thessaloniki, Greece were evaluated. METHODS This is a retrospective study regarding(More)
Copyright © 2012 Ilknur Basyigit et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. Pulmonary hypertension is a hemodynamic and pathophysi-ological condition which is defined by right(More)
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