Vasoula Papadopoulos

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OBJECTIVE In a prospective study, we investigated the association between mid-trimester maternal serum AFP (ms-AFP), maternal serum hCG (ms-hCG) levels and adverse pregnancy outcome in a South-Western Greek population. MATERIALS AND METHODS 126 healthy Greek women with spontaneous pregnancies were investigated for ms-AFP and ms-hCG levels between the 13th(More)
This study examined the effects of acclimation temperature (10, 15, 20, or 25 °C) and an acute exposure to various temperatures on the routine metabolism of juvenile (~11 g) shortnose sturgeon (Acipenser brevirostrum). For the acclimation experiment, the minimum, mean, and maximum routine metabolic rates were established for sturgeon at each temperature.(More)
A randomised prospective clinical trial was conducted over a 7-year period (1987-1993) in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Patras. The purpose of this study was to compare two management protocols of Preterm Premature Rupture of Membranes (PPROM). Two-hundred forty-one women entered the study and were assigned randomly to one of(More)
The specificity and sensitivity of two commercial systems for the detection of anti-native deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) antibodies in the diagnosis of active systemic lupus erythematosus were evaluated. Sera containing antinuclear antibodies from 64 patients were tested by an indirect immunofluorescent antibody technique employing the protozoan Crithidia(More)
and in many congenital and acquired conditions as cardiac disease, electrolyte abnormalities, and many commonly used drugs. Additionally, acquired prolongation of QT interval has been documented in alcoholic liver disease, cirrhosis and liver failure. Liver transplantation in the latter group has been shown to reverse this anomaly. The QT prolongation was(More)
18531 Background: Anaemia is a poor prognostic factor for patients undergoing radiotherapy (XRT) and has been associated with decreased response to treatment. Darbepoetin alfa has been proven effective in treating anaemia and in improving QoL. The purpose of this study was to assess the efficacy, safety and the impact on QoL of darbepoetin alfa in these(More)
OBJECTIVES The aim of the present study was to evaluate the eticacy of microwave endometrial ablation after endometrial curettage, in selected patients with heavy menstrual bleeding. MATERIAL AND METHODS Thirty-two premenopausal women with heavy menstrual bleeding underwent microwave endometrial ablation at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology of(More)
We report a case of a woman with a preexisting diabetes insipidus (DI), who had two consecutive uncomplicated pregnancies. Both pregnancies resulted after spontaneous conception and had a similar uneventful course. At the time of conception the patient was receiving 1-desamino-8D-arginine-vasopressin (DDAVP) 30 microg/d which maintained a urinary volume of(More)