P. Chronopoulos

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The radiographic technique factors and the quality of each radiographic image for three common examinations (chest PA, pelvis AP and lumbar spine LAT) were compared with the European criteria and entrance surface dose (ESD) was measured for each radiograph in two Greek hospitals. The measurements were carried out using calibrated LiF thermoluminescence(More)
Over the past decade, the technology that permits images to be digitized and the reduction in the cost of digital equipment allows quick digital transfer of any conventional radiological film. Images then can be transferred to a personal computer, and several software programs are available that can manipulate their digital appearance. In this article, the(More)
Technetium-99m-tetrofosmin ((99m)Tc-TF) myocardial perfusion studies have incidentally detected various extracardiac abnormalities. The interpretation of these findings may be essential for early diagnosis and treatment of important diseases. We present a rare case of a mediastinal thymoma incidently detected during myocardial perfusion imaging. A 60(More)
INTRODUCTION Herein we present a rare case of pontaneous rupture of a giant renal angiomyolipoma (AML), with symptoms of hypovolemic shock (Wunderlich's syndrome), which was managed by urgent total nephrectomy. PRESENTATION OF CASE A 53 year old female was transferred to the emergency room with progressive acute painful swelling of the left lateral(More)
To the Editor: Pleural malignant mesothelioma (MM) is an uncommon neoplasm with poor prognosis, strongly related to asbestos exposure, arising from mesothelial cells of the pleura. Pleurodynia is its most usual symptom, whereas the presence of pleural effusion combined with thickened pleura and calcified plaques in both computed tomographic (CT) images and(More)
A new Greek Code is already approved and in force, covering structural assessment, interventions (repair or/and strengthening) and redesign of existing reinforced concrete (RC) structures, in line with the relevant provisions of Euro-Codes, and especially of EC 8-1 : 2004 and of EC 8-3 : 2005(for new and existing structures, respectively). Among the various(More)
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