Helena Pappa

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Reshaping of the forehead and fronto-orbitlal bandeau in the correction of craniosynostosis requires careful attention to the ideal craniofacial proportions. Osteotomies guided by standard templates have been described to correct deformities of the fronto-orbital bandeau and forehead. We have used an individualized template as a guide to correction by(More)
One hundred and seventy-one unrelated elderly healthy subjects selected according to the Senieur protocol (57 men and 114 women), aged 75-104 years, and 405 healthy individuals (238 men and 167 women), aged 18-65 years, were typed for HLA-A, HLA-B, and HLA-DR antigens. The purpose of the study was to investigate a possible association between HLA antigens(More)
We report a case of mediastinitis complicating a dental infection in a 40-year-old male. Despite drainage of the localised neck abscess and the administration of systemic antibiotics, his submandibular abscess extended to involve the pericardial and pleural cavities. Drainage procedures and thoracotomies were required to treat the empyema and purulent(More)
Forty-three schizophrenic patients participating in this study were serotyped for human leukocyte antigens (HLA-A, -B, -C, -DR, -DQ antigens). Thirty-six of them were hospitalised in two state mental hospitals and 7 in our general hospital, psychiatric unit. The patients from our unit were typed for HLA before commencing clozapine treatment whereas the(More)
HLA-A, -B and -DR antigen distribution was studied in 49 girls with Turner Syndrome (TS), in 43 of their parents, as well as in 433 controls. No increased frequency of DR3, DR4 was found in our group. However, an increased frequency of HLA B17 antigen was disclosed (18.3% in TS versus 6.4% in the controls, p < 0.001 and pc < 0.01). Furthermore, the HLA B17(More)
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