Evgenia Drosou

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Serum concentrations of the proinflammatory cytokines tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-alpha), interleukin (IL)-1beta, and IL-6, and the anti-inflammatory cytokine Il-10, and IL-1 receptor antagonists (IL-1ra) and soluble TNF receptors (sTNFRs) were measured in 65 patients with severe sepsis. All patients were evaluated clinically and microbiologically and(More)
In the present study the effect of ciprofloxacin versus ceftazidime on concentrations of pro- and anti-inflammatory cytokines in the sera of patients with severe sepsis was evaluated. The study included 58 previously healthy patients suffering from severe sepsis caused by gram-negative bacteria, treated with either ciprofloxacin or ceftazidime after(More)
The study examined the changes of training load and physiological parameters in relation to competitive performance during a period leading to a national championship. The training content of twelve swimmers (age: 14.2±1.3 yrs) was recorded four weeks before the national championship (two weeks of normal training and two weeks of the taper). The training(More)
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