Dimitria Papadopoulos

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We describe an interesting case of a man with recurrent cutaneous and hematologic manifestations of vitamin B12 deficiency. In this deficiency, the skin, central nervous system, blood, and blood-forming tissues are commonly involved. We describe an overview of vitamin B12 deficiency and the successful treatment of a patient's ongoing cutaneous(More)
BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to assess the agreement of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) treatment prescribed by physicians and pulmonologists in comparison to asthma and COPD guidelines and the need of the implementation of COPD guidelines in primary health care physicians. METHODS Eighty-three asthma patients and 100(More)
The rat mammary AC33 solid tumor model was used to investigate the efficacy of interstitial hyperthermia and/or brachytherapy. Subcutaneous flank tumors were heated with an interstitial microwave (915 MHz) antenna to a temperature of 43 +/- 0.5 degrees C for 45 min for two treatments, three days apart, and/or implanted with Ir-192 seeds for three days (-25(More)
A model for teaching family medicine residents basic and advanced cardiopulmonary resuscitation is described. The curriculum includes two phases: (1) 13 hours of instruction to first year residents during the first two months of the residency; and (2) continuing education and practice for second and third year residents. The residents maintain certification(More)
A man infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) presented with a few-month history of an enlarging friable growth on the medial area of the left foot and a one-week history of bilateral lower extremity edema. Clinical and histologic examination led to a diagnosis of bacillary angiomatosis, and the patient responded to antibiotic therapy We provide an(More)
The association of the new roles of the family physician and the family pharmacist in a model private practice is described. The pharmacist works closely with the family physician to offer personalized patient education and follow-up for therapeutic effectiveness. He also serves as a consultant to the physician for up-to-date drug information and assists in(More)
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