Dimitris N Tsartsalis

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Osteoporosis is a major health problem affecting both men and women. Statins, besides their action as lipid-lowering agents, seem to have additional pleiotropic properties, among them a beneficial effect on bone mineral density. The entirety of experimental and the majority of clinical studies as well as the only relevant meta-analysis suggest that statins(More)
The present study assesses the psychometric properties and factor structure of the Greek version of the Cardiac Anxiety Questionnaire (CAQ). The questionnaire was administered to 598 healthy individuals from 15 different regions of Greece with a measure of socioeconomic characteristics and the Symptom Checklist-90-Revised (SCL-90-R). The sample was split(More)
Patients with chronic conditions like hypertension may experience many negative emotions which endorse the development of anxiety and depression symptomatology, thus they increase their risk for poor quality of life. Several studies have shown an association between symptoms of psychological distress and hypertension. In this study we aimed to quantify the(More)
AIM To investigate the effect of serum from patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) on in vitro cytotoxicity of the clonal cell line NK-92. MATERIALS AND METHODS Twenty-six patients with NSCLC were included in this study. NK-92 cells were incubated in medium supplemented with 25% of each patient's serum (before and after chemotherapy) for 24 h,(More)
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