Strigklis Konstantinos

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Since 1989, a red kite Milvus milvus reintroduction programme has been underway in the United Kingdom, with 4-6 week old nestlings brought into captivity and held for 6-8 weeks before reintroduction. As scavengers, red kites may consume unretrieved game, and ingest shot or lead (Pb) fragments in their prey's flesh. We evaluated exposure to Pb in captive and(More)
Introduction. Primary splenic angiosarcoma is an extremely unusual neoplasm originating from sinusoidal vascular endothelium. Surgical extirpation is the mainstay of treatment of this highly malignant disease. Case Presentation. An 82-year-old woman was admitted with left pleural effusion and a palpable left upper quadrant abdominal mass, secondary to(More)
Vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) and its receptors, Flt-1 and flk-1(KDR), constitute an important angiogenic pathway which, under hypoxic conditions, is up-regulated in many solid tumours. We used the monoclonal antibody 11B5, specific for recognizing VEGF expression and the 'VEGF/flk-1(KDR) complex' on tumour endothelium, to assess free VEGF(More)
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