Publications

High 3-year golimumab survival in patients with rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis and psoriatic arthritis: real world data from 328 patients.
Clin Exp Rheumatol 2017 Nov 9. Epub 2017 Nov 9.
Joint Rheumatology Program, Clinical Immunology-Rheumatology Unit, 2nd Department of Medicine and Laboratory, Hippokration General Hospital, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, School of Medicine, Athens, Greece.






Impaired Antiatherogenic Functions of High-density Lipoprotein in Patients with Ankylosing Spondylitis.
J Rheumatol 2015 Sep 1;42(9):1652-60. Epub 2015 Aug 1.
From the National Center for Scientific Research Demokritos, Agia Paraskevi, Athens; University of Crete Medical School and Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Foundation for Research and Technology of Hellas, Heraklion, Crete; Rheumatology Clinic, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece.C. Gkolfinopoulou, MSc; E. Stratikos, PhD, National Center for Scientific Research Demokritos; D. Theofilatos, MSc; D. Kardassis, PhD, University of Crete Medical School and Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Foundation for Research and Technology of Hellas; P.V. Voulgari, MD, PhD; A.A. Drosos, MD, FACR, Rheumatology Clinic, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, University of Ioannina; A. Chroni, PhD, National Center for Scientific Research Demokritos.

Counting Costs under Severe Financial Constraints: A Cost-of-Illness Analysis of Spondyloarthropathies in a Tertiary Hospital in Greece.
J Rheumatol 2015 Jun 1;42(6):963-7. Epub 2015 Apr 1.
From the Department of Rheumatology, General Hospital "G. Hatzikosta"; Rheumatology Clinic, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Ioannina; Laboratory of Molecular Hematology, Medical School, Democritus University of Thrace, Alexandroupolis; Department of Health Economics, National School of Public Health, Athens, Greece.N. Tsifetaki, MD, Consultant Rheumatologist, Department of Rheumatology, General Hospital "G. Hatzikosta"; M.P. Migkos, MD, Fellow in Rheumatology, Rheumatology Clinic, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, University of Ioannina; C. Papagoras, MD, PhD, Rheumatologist, Rheumatology Clinic, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, University of Ioannina, and Laboratory of Molecular Hematology, Medical School, Democritus University of Thrace; P.V. Voulgari, MD, Associate Professor of Rheumatology, Rheumatology Clinic, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, University of Ioannina; K. Athanasakis, PhD, Research Fellow, Department of Health Economics, National School of Public Health; A.A. Drosos, MD, FACR, Professor of Medicine/Rheumatology, Rheumatology Clinic, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, University of Ioannina.

Sense of coherence and self-sacrificing defense style as predictors of psychological distress and quality of life in rheumatoid arthritis: a 5-year prospective study.
Rheumatol Int 2015 Apr 21;35(4):691-700. Epub 2014 Sep 21.
Faculty of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Medical School, School of Health Sciences, University of Ioannina, 45110, Ioannina, Greece.



Validation of the TAGAP rs212389 polymorphism in rheumatoid arthritis susceptibility.
Joint Bone Spine 2013 Oct 1;80(5):543-4. Epub 2013 Mar 1.
Genetics Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece; Laboratory of General Biology and Genetics, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece.





Transcription regulatory polymorphism -43T>C in the 5'-flanking region of SLC19A1 gene could affect rheumatoid arthritis patient response to methotrexate therapy.
Rheumatol Int 2007 Sep 3;27(11):1057-61. Epub 2007 Apr 3.
Genetics Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Medical School, University of Ioannina, 45110 Ioannina, Greece.


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