Vol 7, Supplement 1 (February 2015): Journal of Thoracic Disease [(dedicated to) 2014 Pan Hellenic Congress on Respiratory and Occupational Chest Diseases]

Editorial

Thoracocentesis: from bench to bed
Alexandros Kalifatidis, George Lazaridis, Sofia Baka, Ioannis Mpoukovinas, Vasilis Karavasilis, Ioannis Kioumis, Georgia Pitsiou, Antonis Papaiwannou, Anastasia Karavergou, Kosmas Tsakiridis, Nikolaos Katsikogiannis, Eirini Sarika, Konstantinos Kapanidis, Leonidas Sakkas, Ipokratis Korantzis, Sofia Lampaki, Konstantinos Zarogoulidis, Paul Zarogoulidis

Original Article

Semi-Fowler vs. lateral decubitus position for thoracoscopic sympathectomy in treatment of primary focal hyperhidrosis
Ivan Kuhajda, Dejan Djuric, Koledin Milos, Milorad Bijelovic, Misel Milosevic, Dejan Ilincic, Miroslav Ilic, Bojan Koledin, Danijela Kuhajda, Kosmas Tsakiridis, Andreas Mpakas, Konstantinos Zarogoulidis, Ioannis Kioumis, Sofia Lampaki, Paul Zarogoulidis, Milana Komarcevic
Estimating the direct and indirect costs of lung cancer: a prospective analysis in a Greek University Pulmonary Department
Vasiliki Zarogoulidou, Efharis Panagopoulou, Despina Papakosta, Dimitris Petridis, Konstantinos Porpodis, Konstantinos Zarogoulidis, Paul Zarogoulidis, Malamatenia Arvanitidou

Brief Report

Repair of post-intubation tracheoesophageal fistulae through the left pre-sternocleidomastoid approach: a recent case series of 13 patients
Christophoros N. Foroulis, Chryssoula Nana, Athanassios Kleontas, George Tagarakis, Georgios T. Karapanagiotidis, Paul Zarogoulidis, Paschalis Tossios, Kyriakos Anastasiadis

Review Article

Pleura space anatomy
Charalampos Charalampidis, Andrianna Youroukou, George Lazaridis, Sofia Baka, Ioannis Mpoukovinas, Vasilis Karavasilis, Ioannis Kioumis, Georgia Pitsiou, Antonis Papaiwannou, Anastasia Karavergou, Kosmas Tsakiridis, Nikolaos Katsikogiannis, Eirini Sarika, Konstantinos Kapanidis, Leonidas Sakkas, Ipokratis Korantzis, Sofia Lampaki, Konstantinos Zarogoulidis, Paul Zarogoulidis
Physiology of the pleural space
Charalampos Charalampidis, Andrianna Youroukou, George Lazaridis, Sofia Baka, Ioannis Mpoukovinas, Vasilis Karavasilis, Ioannis Kioumis, Georgia Pitsiou, Antonis Papaiwannou, Anastasia Karavergou, Kosmas Tsakiridis, Nikolaos Katsikogiannis, Eirini Sarika, Konstantinos Kapanidis, Leonidas Sakkas, Ipokratis Korantzis, Sofia Lampaki, Konstantinos Zarogoulidis, Paul Zarogoulidis
Barotrauma and pneumothorax
George Ioannidis, George Lazaridis, Sofia Baka, Ioannis Mpoukovinas, Vasilis Karavasilis, Sofia Lampaki, Ioannis Kioumis, Georgia Pitsiou, Antonis Papaiwannou, Anastasia Karavergou, Nikolaos Katsikogiannis, Eirini Sarika, Kosmas Tsakiridis, Ipokratis Korantzis, Konstantinos Zarogoulidis, Paul Zarogoulidis
Pneumomediastinum
Vasileios K. Kouritas, Konstantinos Papagiannopoulos, George Lazaridis, Sofia Baka, Ioannis Mpoukovinas, Vasilis Karavasilis, Sofia Lampaki, Ioannis Kioumis, Georgia Pitsiou, Antonis Papaiwannou, Anastasia Karavergou, Maria Kipourou, Martha Lada, John Organtzis, Nikolaos Katsikogiannis, Kosmas Tsakiridis, Konstantinos Zarogoulidis, Paul Zarogoulidis
Open thoracotomy for pneumothorax
Achilleas Lazopoulos, Nikolaos Barbetakis, George Lazaridis, Sofia Baka, Ioannis Mpoukovinas, Vasilis Karavasilis, Ioannis Kioumis, Georgia Pitsiou, Antonis Papaiwannou, Nikolaos Katsikogiannis, Andreas Mpakas, Kosmas Tsakiridis, Sofia Lampaki, Anastasia Karavergou, Maria Kipourou, Martha Lada, Konstantinos Zarogoulidis, Paul Zarogoulidis
Video-assisted thoracic surgery and pneumothorax
Dimitrios Paliouras, Nikolaos Barbetakis, George Lazaridis, Sofia Baka, Ioannis Mpoukovinas, Vasilis Karavasilis, Ioannis Kioumis, Georgia Pitsiou, Antonis Papaiwannou, Anastasia Karavergou, Sofia Lampaki, Nikolaos Katsikogiannis, Andreas Mpakas, Kosmas Tsakiridis, Ipokratis Korantzis, Nikolaos Fassiadis, Konstantinos Zarogoulidis, Paul Zarogoulidis
Postoperative pain management
Alexandros Kolettas, George Lazaridis, Sofia Baka, Ioannis Mpoukovinas, Vasilis Karavasilis, Ioannis Kioumis, Georgia Pitsiou, Antonis Papaiwannou, Sofia Lampaki, Anastasia Karavergou, Athanasia Pataka, Nikolaos Machairiotis, Nikolaos Katsikogiannis, Andreas Mpakas, Kosmas Tsakiridis, Nikolaos Fassiadis, Konstantinos Zarogoulidis, Paul Zarogoulidis

Pan Hellenic Congress Abstracts

001. EGFR mutations in Greek patients with lung adenocarcinoma: a multi-center study (preliminary results)
Pavlos Zarogoulidis, Anastasios Kallianos, Haralampos Kerasiotis, Konstantinos Marosis, Fotios Vlastos, Ioannis Veldekis, Maria Aggelidou, Konstantinos Zarogoulidis, Aggeliki Rapti
002. Surgical approach to pleural mesothelioma: is pleurectomy the best choice?
Christos Emmanouilides, Hercules Titopoulos, Sofia Baka, Andrew Dagher, Dimitra Chourmouzi, Dimitris Philippou
003. Association between dynamic hyperinflation and emphysema distribution in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients
Afroditi Boutou, Zaid Zoumot, Claire Davey, Arjun Nair, David Hansell, Michael Polkey, Nicholas Hopkinson
004. Dynamics of QT interval from rest to peak exercise among chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients
Afroditi Boutou, Russell Franks, Divya Mohan, Lilian Mantziari, Tom Wong, Nicholas Hopkinson, Michael Polkey
005. History of the recently established bronchoscopy unit of the pulmonology clinic of lamia’s general hospital
Emmanouil Manos, Dimitrs Gkika, Dimitrios Kolovos, Georgia Giannakou, Eirini Pathiaki, Evagelia Mavromati, Smaroula Divani, Anna Vardouli, Vaina Tsiligrou, Konstantinos Karkanis, Jacob Angel
006. Rare case of chronic autoimmune thyroiditis Hashimoto with clinical hypothyroidism in a patient treated with rifampin for lung tuberculosis
Dimitrios Kolovos, Emmanouil Manos, Dimitra Gkika, Dimitra Astrecha, Konstantinos Karagkiozopoulos, Kyriaki Lagou, Konstantinos Karkanis
007. Occupational exposure to chemical agents and its impact on the respiratory system
Elisabeth-Christina Filippidou, Nevena Tsacheva
008. Prevalence of TB infection in Greek first—grade primary school students during the last 15 years
Elisabeth-Christina Filippidou, Vasilios Ioannidis, Emanuel Liolios, Athanasia Kalkantzi, Ekaterini Tsouknida, Alexis Politis, Polimnia Charalampous, Theodora Argiriadou, Aspasia Dellaporta
009. Evaluation of respiratory symptoms in the emergency department
Athanasia Kalkantzi, Elisabeth-Christina Filippidou, Emanuel Liolios, George Margaritopoulos, Alexis Politis, Polimnia Charalampous, Ekaterini Tsouknida, Theodora Argiriadou, Vasilios Ioannidis
010. Coronary artery bypass in prior left pneumonectomy postoperative use of iloprost
Agisilaos Ignatiadis, Fotini Ampatzidou, George Kechagioglou, Konstantinos Antoniou, Nikolaos Michail, Theodoros Karaiskos, Maria Sileli, George Drossos
011. Predictive factors of noninvasive ventilation failure in postoperative cardiac surgery patients
Fotini Ampatzidou, Lampros Karagounis, Maria Sileli, George Kechagioglou, Theodoros Karaiskos, Athanasios Madesis, Antonios Baddour, Sokratis Tsagkaropoulos, Geore Drossos
012. Impact of smoking status on preoperative profile and on postoperative outcome in cardiac surgical patients
Fotini Ampatzidou, Theodoros Kontakiotis, George Kechagioglou, Athanasios Madesis, Theodoros Karaiskos, Maria Sileli, Athanasia Vlachou, Agisilaos Ignatiadis, George Drossos
013. Complementary role of 6-minutes walking test (6MWT) in the assessment of functional status of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
Alexander G. Mathioudakis, Efstathia I. Evangelopoulou, Georgios C. Karapiperis, Elias I. Perros, Georgia Simou, Evridiki Kiritsi, Victoria Chatzimavridou-Grigoriadou, Georgios A. Mathioudakis
014. Extravasation of cytotoxic agents
Eleni Mourati, Dimitra Rammou, Andromachi Georgiadi
015. Ethical dilemmas, medical protocols and deontology in diagnosis of lung cancer during pregnancy
Emmanouil Manos, Dimitra Gkika, Christoforos Euthimiou, Vassiliki Lola, Stefanos Potonos, Ioanna Kokkori, Theodora Tsiouda, Leonidas Pililitsis, Jacob Angel
016. Prevalence of metabolic syndrome between patients with obstructive sleep apnea
Maria Xanthoudaki, Evangelia Nena, Maria Manidou, Despoina Kotakidou, Markos Markou, Sofia Mpikou, Marina Papadopoulou, Stavros Anevlavis, Demosthenes Bouros, Paschalis Steiropoulos
017. Exogenous acute lipoid pneumonitis from animal fat aspiration (part of intestine)
Dimitra Gkika, Emmanouil Manos, Dimitrios Kolovos, Vassiliki Batsouli, Eirini Pathiaki, Evagelia Mavromati, Smaroula Divani, Anna Vardouli, Angelos Panagopoulos, Konstantinos Karkanis, Jacob Angel
018. BALT lymphoma: a 15-year retrospective study—difficulties in diagnosis-identification
Aggeliki Baliaka, Styliani Papaemmanouil, Angeliki Cheva, Ioannis Matzarakis, Ioannis Dimitriadis, Leonidas Sakkas
019. Idiopathic interstitial pneumonias: clinico-radiologic-pathologic diagnosis
Aggeliki Baliaka, Styliani Papaemmanouil, Nikoleta Pastelli, Stavros Tryfon, Leonidas Sakkas
020. Coexistence of lung adenocarcinoma and usual interstitial pneumonia: a case report
Aggeliki Baliaka, Styliani Papaemmanouil, Dionysis Spyratos, Paul Zarogoulidis, Leonidas Sakkas
021. Tracheal capillary hemangioma-rare localization: case report
Aggeliki Baliaka, Styliani Papaemmanouil, Martha Lada, Leonidas Sakkas
022. Granular cell tumor of the lung
Aggeliki Baliaka, Nikoleta Pastelli, Eirini Tziastoudi, Angeliki Cheva, Styliani Papaemmanouil, Leonidas Sakkas
023. Sarcomatoid carcinoma/giant cell carcinoma of the lung: a case presentation
Angeliki Cheva, Aggeliki Baliaka, Ioannis Dimitriadis, Styliani Papaemmanouil, Leonidas Sakkas
024. Synchronous bilateral lung carcinomas: a case presentation
Aggeliki Baliaka, Angeliki Cheva, Nikoleta Pastelli, Styliani Papaemmanouil, Leonidas Sakkas
025. Pulmonary dirofilariasis: case report
Aggeliki Baliaka, Styliani Papaemmanouil, Angeliki Cheva, Nikoleta Pastelli, Leonidas Sakkas
026. Papillary adenoma of the lung: a case report
Aggeliki Baliaka, Stavros Tryfon, Styliani Papaemmanouil, Angeliki Cheva, Christos Papastergiou, Leonidas Sakkas
027. Interesting case: obese patient with chronic dyspnoea, elevation of left diaphragm and history of orthopeadic surgery on the left shoulder
Grigoris Chrysocherakis, Christos Papagoras, Nikolaos Papanikolaou, Emmanouil Zachariades
028. Migratory pneumonia—cryptogenic organizing pneumonia (COP )
Kalliopi Lagoudi, Despoina Ioannidou, Elena Papadaki, Ioannis Organtzis, Soultana Kostanta, Antonis Papaioannou, Despoina Moumtzi, Konstantinos Porpodis, Evaggelia Fouka
029. Comorbidities’ burden in newly diagnosed obstructive sleep apnea patients
Maria Xanthoudaki, Evangelia Nena, Despoina Kotakidou, Markos Markou, Sofia Mpikou, Marina Papadopoulou, Paschalis Ntolios, Theodoros C. Konstantinidis, Marios Froudarakis, Demosthenes Bouros, Paschalis Steiropoulos
030. Clinical phenotypes in asthmatic population with severe asthma
Despina Ioannidou, Evangelia Fouka, Konstantinos Porpodis, Kelli Domvri, Konstantinos Zarogoulidis, Despina Papakosta
031. Amiodarone induced pulmonary toxicity (APT)
Despoina Moumtzi, Sofia Lampaki, Ioannis Organtzis, Despoina Ioannidou, Kallioph Lagoudi, Dionysis Spyratos, Theodoros Kontakiotis
032. Moxifloxacin pharmacokinetics in patients with lung infection from non-tuberculous mycobacteria
Katerina Manika, Kalliopi Chatzika, Maria Kipourou, Martha Lada, Konstantinos Zarogoulidis, Ioannis Kioumis
033. Defining the role of tyrosine kinase inhibitors in early stage non-small cell lung cancer
Sofia Lampaki
034. Analysis of the sensitivity to anti-TB drugs of M. Tuberculosis isolated from patients in the Pulmonary Clinic of AUTH (June 2011-September 2014)
Eleni Papadaki, Katerina Manika, Maria Kipourou, Martha Lada, Leuteris Vlogiaris, Konstantinos Zarogoulidis, Ioannis Kioumis
035. Bronchiectasis diagnosis and treatment
Ioannis Organtzis, Despoina Papakosta, Eya Foyka, Sophie Lampaki, Kalliopi Lagoudi, Despoina Moumtzi, Soultana Kostanta, Evdokia Sourla, Elleni Papadaki
036. Asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD): the importance of their coexistence
Antonis Papaiwannou, Sofia Lampaki, Elena Papadaki, Kalliopi Lagoudi, Elena Papakala, Evaggelia Fouka, Dionysios Spyratos, Paul Zarogoulidis, Konstantinos Porpodis
037. Could somatostatin enhance the outcomes of chemotherapeutic treatment in small-cell carcinoma (SCLC)?
Kalliopi Domvri, Dimitrios Bougiouklis, Paul Zarogoulidis, Konstantinos Porpodis, Manolis Xristoforidis, Alexandra Liaka, Ellada Eleutheriadou, Ioannis Organtzis, George Kyriazis, Bianka Malecki, Konstantinos Zarogoulidis
038. Roflumilast, a PDE-4 inhibitor induces phagocytic activity in Greek chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients
Kalliopi Domvri, Konstantinos Porpodis, Paul Zarogoulidis, Dimitrios Petridis, Olga Hatzizisi, Alexandra Liaka, Violeta Kikidaki, Sofia Lampaki, Ioannis Organtzis, Konstantinos Zarogoulidis
039. Regulation of carboplatin sensitivity by miRNA in lung cancer cell lines
Savvas Petanidis, Efrosini Kioseoglou, Kalliopi Domvri, Paul Zarogoulidis, Doxakis Anestakis, Spyros Hadjispyrou, Konstantinos Zarogoulidis
040. Management of patients with tuberculosis in pulmonary clinic of AUTH from June 2011 to September 2014
Soultana Kostanta, Katerina Manika, Eleni Papadaki, Maria Kipourou, Martha Lada, Maria Papaioannou, Konstantinos Zarogoulidis, Ioannis Kioumis
041. Intercultural differences and health impacts
Vasiliki Atmatzidou
042. Denosumab-associated osteonecrosis of the jaw in NSCLC patient: a case report
Efimia Boutsikou, Stergios Dalampiras, Paul Zarogoulidis, Dionysios Spyratos, Konstantinos Porpodis, Ellada Eleptheriadou, Konstantinos Zarogoulidis
043. A 28-year-old woman with hemoptysis
Artemis Galanou, Katerina Markopoulou, Basileios Renesis, Theodoros Karaiskos, Ioannis Dimitriadis, Stavros Tryfon, Venetia Tsara
044. Sleep apnoea syndrome after growth hormone therapy in a patient with Prader- Willi syndrome
Konstantina Nikolaou, Maria Papagianni, Dimitra Siopi, Katerina Markopoulou, Nikos Kareklas, Artemis Galanou, Michalis Agrafiotis, Venetia Tsara
045. Empyema necessitatis in non immunocompromised patient
Athina Georgopoulou, Stavros Tryfon, Nikolaos Kareklas, Michalis Agrafiotis, Diamantis Chloros, Venetia Tsara
046. Unusual pulmonary infection in a patient treated with a1-proteinase inhibitor
Basileios Renesis, Stavros Tryfon, Evdokia Moulara, Eleftheria Konstantinou, Dimitra Siopi, Evangelia Serasli, Venetia Tsara
047. Endobronchial hamartoma diagnosed incidentally
Evdokia Moulara, Dimitra Siopi, Stavros Tryfon, Varvara Ampelidou, Angelliki Cheva, Panagiotis Palladas, Diamantis Chloros, Venetia Tsara
048. Common errors in the diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis: case report
Georgia Chassapidou, Michalis Agrafiotis, Athina Georgopoulou, Manolis Kostakis, Venetia Tsara
049. Massive pulmonary embolism and deep vein thrombosis associated with elevated plasma levels of factor VIII
Varvara Ampelidou, Diamantis Chloros, Stavros Tryfon, Melina Karritevli, Venetia Tsara
050. Water-lily sign in a patient without ruptured lung hydatid cyst
Eleftheria Konstantinou, Stavros Tryfon, Konstantina Nikolaou, Melina Karittevli, Athanasios Madesis, Venetia Tsara
051. Diagnostic approach to pleural effusion
Elena Papakala, Konstantinos Porpodis, Dionisios Spiratos, Antonis Papaioannou, Soultana Kostanta, Eleftherios Vlogiaris, Sofia Lampaki
052. Smoking cessation in hospitalized patients with comorbidities
Alexander Politis, Vasilios Ioannidis, Zoi Daniil, Chrisi Hatzoglou, Konstantinos Gourgoulianis