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The risk profile of childhood leukaemia in Greece: a nationwide case-control study.
The risk profile of childhood leukaemia in Greece was studied through a case-control investigation that included all 153 incident cases of the disease, ascertained throughout the country during 1993… Expand
Urine Interleukin-8 as a Marker of Vesicoureteral Reflux in Infants
- E. Galanakis, M. Bitsori, H. Dimitriou, C. Giannakopoulou, N. Karkavitsas, M. Kalmanti
- 1 May 2006
OBJECTIVE. Vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) is a common finding in children presenting with urinary tract infection (UTI) and prenatally diagnosed urinary tract dilatation and in relatives of index… Expand
In vitro fertilization and risk of childhood leukemia in Greece and Sweden
Cancer risk in children born after in vitro fertilization (IVF) remains largely unknown. We aimed to investigate risk of leukemia and lymphoma following IVF using two nationwide datasets.
Infant leukaemia after in utero exposure to radiation from Chernobyl
THERE has been no documented increase in childhood leukaemia following the Chernobyl accident. However, different forms of childhood leukaemia may not be equally susceptible to radiation… Expand
Perception and knowledge of medicines of primary schoolchildren: the influence of age and socioeconomic status
This study describes perception and knowledge of medicines and the degree of familiarity with them in a group of primary schoolchildren. Participants were 360 primary school children from three age… Expand
Age of exposure to infections and risk of childhood leukaemia.
Between January and August 1992 in Greece, researchers conducted telephone interviews with parents of children with leukemia (136 cases, most in Attica [Athens and its environs] and the others on… Expand
Genetic variants in immunoregulatory genes and risk for childhood lymphomas
- E. Andrie, A. Michos, +9 authors E. Petridou
- Biology, Medicine
- European journal of haematology
- 1 October 2009
To investigate whether single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in key cytokine and innate immunity genes influence risk for childhood lymphomas, we genotyped 37 children with Hodgkin’s (HL) and 48… Expand
Stem Cells: Promises Versus Limitations
Study of oncogenic transformation in ex vivo expanded mesenchymal cells, from paediatric bone marrow
- D. Choumerianou, H. Dimitriou, C. Perdikogianni, G. Martimianaki, M. Riminucci, M. Kalmanti
- Biology, Medicine
- Cell proliferation
- 1 December 2008
Abstract. Objectives: Mesenchymal stromal cells (MSCs) have attracted considerable interest in both the scientific and clinical fields. In order to obtain a sufficient cell number for application,… Expand
Serum adiponectin as a predictor of childhood non-Hodgkin's lymphoma: a nationwide case-control study.
- E. Petridou, T. Sergentanis, +8 authors C. Mantzoros
- Journal of clinical oncology : official journal…
- 20 October 2009
PURPOSE To our knowledge, this is the first study exploring the association of childhood non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) with serum adiponectin and leptin levels in a nationwide case-control series. In… Expand