Dimitrios Nikiforos Kiortsis

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BACKGROUND Increased concentrations of low density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C), as well as of small dense LDL-C (sdLDL-C), are considered as cardiovascular risk factors. OBJECTIVE An assessment(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the longterm effects of the anti-tumor necrosis factor (TNF) therapy infliximab, a drug known to reduce disease activity in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and(More)
OBJECTIVE In transfusion-dependent ss-thalassemia major, increased iron deposition in the pituitary gland has a cytotoxic effect, leading mainly to hypogonadotropic hypogonadism. Early detection and(More)
BACKGROUND Increased concentration of small dense LDL cholesterol (sdLDL-C) and activity of lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2 (Lp-PLA(2)) are considered as emerging cardiovascular risk factors(More)
BACKGROUND Adipose tissue-derived leptin and adiponectin control hunger, energy expenditure, insulin sensitivity, endothelial function, reproduction and immunity and are thought to play a role in(More)