Georgios Chouliaras

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Ostearthritis (OA) is characterized by focal areas of loss of the articular cartilage in synovial joints, associated with varying degrees of osteophyte formation, subchondral bone change and synovitis. The Asporin (ASPN) gene which encodes a protein of the extracellular cartilage matrix contains a triplet repeat encoding for aspartic acid (D) within exon 2(More)
The aims of this study were to evaluate the implication of food allergy as a cause of paediatric constipation and to determine the diet period needed to tolerate the constipation-causing foods. Fifty-four children aged 6 months to 14 years (median, 42 months) suffering from chronic constipation (without anatomic abnormalities, cοeliac disease or(More)
BACKGROUND Azathioprine (AZA) and 6-mercaptopurine (6MP) are used in the treatment of pediatric inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Genetic variations in thiopurine S-methyltranfarase (TPMT) gene have been correlated with enzyme activity and with the occurrence of adverse events to AZA and 6MP. The aim of the present study was to examine the sensitivity and(More)
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