Theodoros Thomas

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With the diabetes epidemic reaching menacing proportions worldwide, there is an urgent need for the development of cost-efficient prevention strategies to be effective at the population level. Great potential in this direction lies in properly designed, large-scale dietary interventions. The macronutrient composition and the caloric content of our diet are(More)
Adrenocorticotropic hormone-producing extraadrenal paragangliomas are extremely rare. We present a case of severe hypercortisolemia due to ectopic adrenocorticotropic hormone secretion by a nasal paraganglioma. A 70-year-old Caucasian woman was emergently admitted to our department with supraventricular tachycardia, oedema of face and extremities and(More)
We present the case of an 18-year-old female with severe liver trauma after a motorcycle accident. Due to initial hemodynamic instability, fluid resuscitation and transfusion of two units of red packed cells was required. After stabilization, a CT scan was performed, showing grade V liver injuries according to the American Association for the Surgery of(More)
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