Ekaterini Pantelidaki

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BACKGROUND Phosphorylation of the H2AX histone is an early indicator of DNA double-strand breaks and of the resulting DNA damage response. In the present study, we assessed the expression and prognostic significance of γ-H2AX in a cohort of 96 patients with operable non-small cell lung carcinoma. METHODS Ninety-six paraffin-embedded specimens of non-small(More)
Tumors metastatic to the heart (cardiac metastases) are infrequent and few systematic studies on this topic have been published. Urothelial carcinomas are among the rarest associated with heart metastases and all cases reported to date concern autopsy examinations. We present the first report of urothelial carcinoma metastatic to the endocardium diagnosed(More)
BACKGROUND Lobomycosis, also known as Jorge Lobo's disease, represents a rare chronic subcutaneous mycosis caused by the fungus Lacazia loboi, an organism that is found within lesions but has not been cultured to date. The natural reservoir of L. loboi is unknown but it is believed to be aquatic, or associated with soil and vegetation. More than 550 human(More)
Recent studies have shown that some peripheral T-cell lymphomas (PTCL) could be derived from lymphocytes with cytotoxic potential. Therefore, we have investigated by immunohistochemistry 34 cases of PTCL including 2 cases of hepatosplenic gamma delta PTCL and 5 cases of sinonasal NK-cell lymphomas as well as 7 cases of T-lymphoblastic lymphomas (T-LBL) for(More)
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