Vasilios Papameletiou

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OBJECTIVE The objective of the study was to find out whether biochemical and hormonal profile of sexual function and mineral metabolism are related to low bone mass in young men with Down syndrome. STUDY DESIGN Eleven young men with trisomy 21 (mean age 26.45 years) and 12 healthy university students of similar age, participated in the study. The bone(More)
OBJECTIVE Investigations suggest an increased incidence of gonadal dysfunction in patients with Down syndrome. New features, Alzheimer disease and osteoporosis emerge in these individuals. Therefore, hormonal investigation in persons with Down syndrome is pursued. METHODS Thirteen females with trisomy 21 (23.65 +/- 3.23 years old) participated in the(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to investigate the changes that occur in the levator ani muscle (1) during pregnancy and (2) after labor depending on the mode of delivery in a cohort of nulliparas. MATERIALS AND METHODS A prospective cohort longitudinal study, consisting of 84 primiparas who were examined and recruited in an antenatal clinic was(More)
The aim of this study was to present a novel technique for the female pelvic organ prolapsed, an abdominal colpopexy at the lateral abdominal wall (ACLAW) using a tension-free tape and to compare it with the gold standard, the abdominal sacrocolpopexy (ASC). A retrospective comparative study was conducted consisting of 38 patients who underwent ACLAW and 40(More)
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