Efterpi Margaritidou

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OBJECTIVE The aim of the present study was to assess patient compliance with tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI) treatment used for refractory and progressive thyroid cancer, in addition to the efficacy and serious adverse events associated with these agents. METHODS We retrospectively analyzed data from adult patients with metastatic differentiated or(More)
Medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC) is a rare malignancy that may metastasize to liver, lungs and bones. Breast is an unusual metastatic site for MTC and only 20 female cases have been reported in the literature. We present a male patient in whom histological examination and immunohistochemistry of a breast mass were indicative of breast metastasis from MTC.(More)
Acute adrenal insufficiency is a potentially lethal condition rarely caused by bilateral adrenal haemorrhage due to heparin use. Most of the times, it is difficult to establish the diagnosis, as symptoms are not specific. Few cases have been reported in the literature. A 52-year-old Caucasian woman presented with abdominal pain, vomiting and weakness nine(More)
Aim: To assess the calcium homeostasis after treatment with denosumab in women with non metastatic breast cancer Patients and Methods: We prospectively enrolled 42 female patients with osteoporosis, who were eligible for treatment with denosumab. Patients were divided in two groups. In Group A were included 24 healthy postmenopausal women (controls) and in(More)
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