Konstantinos M Nikolakopoulos

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The human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine protects against HPV-related disease. The aim of this study was to assess acceptance of HPV vaccination among female Greek students. A sample of 573 students aged 18-25 years participated in the present study. Interviews were performed using a structured questionnaire. Of the respondents, 3% were not aware of the HPV(More)
Cervical cancer is a major cause of death in the developing world. The Papanicolaou (Pap) smear is a screening test that detects abnormal cells before they advance to cancer. The objective of this study was to assess the knowledge, attitude, and practice of cervical cancer screening among Greek students. A sample of 472 female students participated in the(More)
UNLABELLED Increased rates of obesity among youth in the last several decades have led to the emergence of several health problems. Declining physical activity is also contributing to this trend. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the dietary habits and physical activity in youth. METHODS 177 Greek students participated in the present study. Interviews were(More)
Changes in family structure may have negative outcomes on the well-being of adolescents. A sample of 500 students completed a self-report questionnaire on their family structure, housing status, and risk behaviors, such as smoking, drinking, substance abuse, and violence during their adolescence. We present the results of a study regarding the burden of(More)
Primary varicose veins of the upper extremity constitute a rare pathological entity with a few references in the literature, in contrast to those of the lower extremity. The diagnostic approach is necessary in order to eliminate the case of secondary varicose veins, whereas the therapy is similar to those of the lower extremity. We present the case of a 37(More)
Temporal artery is superficially exhibited and easily traumatized. Rarely, a minor and blunt trauma, especially in elderly who are under anticoagulants, can cause a pseudoaneurysm. Diagnosis should be based, primarily, on history and physical examination and secondarily on duplex ultrasound scanning which will lead to confirmation and preoperative planning.(More)
OBJECTIVES To investigate the effectiveness of graduated elastic compression stockings (GECS) below the knee in improving symptoms in patients with varicose veins in the absence of high quality evidence. METHODS This was a randomised double blind placebo controlled trial. Thirty patients with no experience of elastic stockings, presenting with primary(More)
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