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  • Title: Pneumonologist.gr
    Descriptive info: Menu.. Thursday 21 March 2013.. News.. Main Symptoms.. Main Deseases.. Laboratory Τests.. Medications.. Pneumonology Articles.. Medical Articles.. Article Editors.. You ask - We Answer.. Congresses.. Guidelines.. Links.. Books Presentation.. Editorials.. Just another WordPress.. com site.. PNEUMON quarterly medical journal.. HELLENIC THORACIC SOCIETY.. Athens Medical Center.. Read More.. European Lung Foundation.. MEDNETHELLAS.. UNION PNEUMONOLOGY OF GREECE.. MINISTRY OF ENVIROMENT Daily Bulletin Atmospheric Pollution.. EOF.. Εθνικό Συνταγολόγιο.. Medical portal In.. Go Back.. Contact us.. About Us.. View our videos.. Search.. Articles.. Authors.. Questions - Answers.. Homepage.. Authors.. Pneumonological Articles.. You Ask - We Answer.. Contact.. Info..

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    Descriptive info: 05/12/2011.. The history of Pneumology in Cyprus.. Therapeutic Guidelines for respiratory diseases..

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  • Title: ΝΕΟ ΑΡΘΡΟ
    Descriptive info: Περισσότερα.. Αρθρο της Σύνταξης.. ΝΕΟ ΑΡΘΡΟ.. Διαβάστε :ΝΙΚΟΣ ΧΑΪΝΗΣ : Διαδερμική τραχειοστομία με τη βοήθεια βρογχοσκοπίου.. Το νέο κανονισμό του ΕΟΠΥΥ, όπως δημοσιεύθηκε στην εφημερίδα της κυβερνήσεως.. Επίσης νέα άρθρα :.. ΝΙΚΟΣ ΜΑΡΑΒΕΓΙΑΣ : άρθρο που αφορά τον ΠΡΟΛΗΠΤΙΚΟ ΕΛΕΓΧΟ ΥΓΕΙΑΣ.. ΒΑΣΙΛΗΣ ΑΒΡΑΜΙΔΗΣ :.. DEEP NECK INFECTIONS.. ΑΝΑΣΤΑΣΙΟΣ ΞΙΑΡΧΟΣ :.. ΜΙΧΑΛΗΣ ΒΟΡΓΙΑΣ :.. Παρουσίαση βιβλίων :.. Δείτε τα συνέδρια του 2012.. pneumonologist.. Επιστροφή..

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  • Title: Επιτέλους ανανεωμένη η ιστοσελίδα μας...
    Descriptive info: Επιτέλους ανανεωμένη η ιστοσελίδα μας.. Επιτέλους , πλήρως αναβαθμισμένη , η ιστοσελίδα "pneumonologist.. gr" είναι πάλι κοντά σας , έτοιμη να απαντήσει σε κάθε ερώτημά ή απορία σας , να σας ενημερώσει κυρίως για θέματα Πνευμονολογικά αλλά και για πληθώρα άλλων θεμάτων γενικού ιατρικού ενδιαφέροντος.. Η ιστοσελίδα υποστηρίζει πια όλες τις μορφές εγγράφων (word,pdf κλπ), εικόνων και βίντεο.. Επίσης μπορείτε εύκολα να ανατρέξετε ή να βρείτε οποιοδήποτε θέμα μέσα από το ευρετήριο.. Στη θεματική ενότητα ¨συνδέσεις" έχουμε τα κυριότερα ιατρικά links.. Επίσης εκτός από τους συνδέσμους , στην πρώτη σελίδα στην ενότητα ¨επίκαιρα άρθρα¨ και υπό τον τίτλο ¨ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΑ ΔΙΕΘΝΗ ΙΑΤΡΙΚΑ SITES¨ θα βρείτε σχεδόν όλα τα ΔΙΕΘΝΗ SITES που αφορούν την  ...   Θα πρέπει να σημειώσουμε ότι :.. ΟΛΕΣ ΟΙ ΙΑΤΡΙΚΕΣ ΠΛΗΡΟΦΟΡΙΕΣ ΕΧΟΥΝ ΕΝΗΜΕΡΩΤΙΚΟ ΧΑΡΑΚΤΗΡΑ ΚΑΙ ΣΕ ΚΑΜΙΑ ΠΕΡΙΠΤΩΣΗ ΔΕΝ ΜΠΟΡΟΥΝ ΝΑ ΑΝΤΙΚΑΤΑΣΤΗΣΟΥΝ ΤΗΝ ΚΛΙΝΙΚΗ ΕΞΕΤΑΣΗ ΚΑΘΩΣ ΚΑΙ ΤΙΣ ΟΔΗΓΙΕΣ ΤΟΥ ΘΕΡΑΠΟΝΤΟΣ ΙΑΤΡΟΥ ΣΑΣ.. Οι συνάδελφοι Πνευμονολόγοι θα βρουν χρήσιμη την ιστοσελίδα αφού θα μπορούν να δημοσιεύσουν οι ίδιοι δικά τους άρθρα, να πληροφορηθούν για επιστημονικά άρθρα από άλλους συναδέλφους, να ενημερωθούν για τις οδηγίες των επιστημονικών εταιρειών Ελληνικών και Διεθνών, για συνέδρια αλλά και νέα που αφορούν την ειδικότητα της Πνευμονολογίας.. Όποιος από τους συναδέλφους επιθυμεί να συνεργασθεί μαζί μας, μπορεί να επικοινωνήσει μαζί μας στη διεύθυνση : info@pneumonologist.. Σας ευχαριστούμε και πιστεύουμε να πετύχουμε το σκοπό για τον οποίο δημιουργήθηκε αυτή η ιστοσελίδα..

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  • Title: Pneumonologist.gr
    Descriptive info: Editorial.. 29/02/2012.. ΠΡΟΒΛΗΘΕΙΤΕ ΔΩΡΕΑΝ ΣΤΟ PNEUMONOLOGIST.. GR.. 15/11/2011.. NEW ARTICLE.. 10/12/2009.. Editorial Testing title..

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  • Title: ΠΡΟΒΛΗΘΕΙΤΕ ΔΩΡΕΑΝ ΣΤΟ PNEUMONOLOGIST.GR
    Descriptive info: TO.. ΣΑΣ ΔΙΝΕΙ ΤΗ ΔΥΝΑΤΟΤΗΤΑ.. ΝΑ ΠΡΟΒΛΗΘΟΥΝ.. Ονοματεπώνυμο.. Ειδικότητα.. Διεύθυνση εργασίας.. Στοιχεία επικοινωνίας (τηλέφωνα,ηλεκτρ.. διεύθυνση κλπ).. Προσωπική ιστοσελίδα.. Φωτογραφία.. Όσοι ενδιαφέρονται μπορούν να στείλουν e-mail στη διεύθυνση : info@pneumonologist..

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  • Title: HELLENICS & INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL SITES
    Descriptive info: HELLENICS & INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL SITES.. Η ΠΝΕΥΜΟΝΟΛΟΓΙΑ ΣΤΟ ΙΝΤΕΡΝΕΤ.. Associations/Societies.. Alpha1 National Association, U.. S.. American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC).. American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation.. American Heart Association.. American Lung Association.. American Lung Association of Washington.. American Sleep Apnea Association.. American Sleep Disorders Association.. American Thoracic Society.. Asthma Society of Canada.. Australian and New Zealand Society of Respiratory Science (ANZSRS).. British Thoracic Society.. California Society for Respiratory Care.. California Tuberculosis Controllers Association.. Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.. Canadian Lung Association.. Canadian Society of Respiratory Therapists.. Colorado Society for Respiratory Care.. Connecticut Society for Respiratory Care.. European Respiratory Society (ERS).. Florida Society for Respiratory Care.. Georgia Society for Respiratory Care.. Georgia Thoracic Society (GTS).. Illinois Society for Respiratory Care.. Indonesian Association of Pulmonologists.. International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer.. International Lung Sounds Association (ILSA).. Kansas Respiratory Care Society.. Kentucky Society for Respiratory Care.. Latin American Thoracic Society.. Louisiana Society for Respiratory Care.. Minnesota Society for Respiratory Care.. Mississippi Society for Respiratory Care.. Montana Society for Respiratory Care.. National Association for Medical Direction for Respiratory Care (NAMDRC), U.. Nebraska Society for Respiratory Care.. Neumosur: Asociaci.. New York State Society for Respiratory Care.. Oregon Society for Respiratory Care.. Pan American Aerobiology Association.. Pennsylvania Society for Respiratory Care.. Pulmonary Hypertension Association.. Respiratory Care Society of Washington.. Respiratory Therapy Society of Ontario.. Sociedade Brasileira de Pneumologia e Tisiologia.. Societ? Italiana di Medicina Respiratoria.. Society for Respiratory Care, Maryland/District of Columbia.. Society for Respiratory Care, New York State.. Society of Critical Care Medicine.. Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS).. South African Pulmonology Society.. Spanish Society of Allergy Clinical Immunology's Aerobiology Committee.. Spanish Society of Respiratory Diseases and Thoracic Surgery (SEPAR).. Texas Allergy and Immunology Society.. Texas Society for Respiratory Care (TSRC).. Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand.. Utah Society for Respiratory Care.. Vermont/New Hampshire Society for Respiratory Care.. Wisconsin Society for Respiratory Care.. Centers/Institutes/Labs.. Allergy and Asthma Management Disease Center.. Asbestos Institute.. Asthma Center, Colorado HealthNet.. Asthma Learning Lab: asthma medication and treatment information.. Asthma Research Unit, University of Dundee.. 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College of Respiratory Therapists of Ontario.. Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.. Dallas Asthma Consortium.. Ear Nose Throat Asthma Allergy Specialty Group.. Emphysema Foundation For Our Right To Survive (EFFORTS).. European Federation of Asthma and Allergy Associations.. International Union Against Tuberculosis Lung Disease (IUATLD).. Joint Council of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology.. Lung and Asthma Information Agency (LAIA), St George's Hospital Medical School.. National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC), U.. National Clearinghouse on Tobacco and Health (NCTH), Canada.. National Emphysema Foundation, U.. National SIDS Council of Australia, Australia.. Northwest Asthma Allergy Center.. Respiratory Care Club, Madison Chapter.. Respiratory Care Club, Sioux Falls Chapter.. SIDS International..

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  • Title: Precautions against pneumonia : VACCINES
    Descriptive info: Precautions against pneumonia : VACCINES.. PRECAUTIONS AGAINST PNEUMONIA.. Pneumonia is infection of the respiratory parenchyma and is one of the most common causes of morbidity worldwide.. Before the discovery of antibiotics and was one of the leading causes of death.. Even today, according to statistics from the World Health Organization is 1 cause of morbidity and the 6th highest cause of death in the United States.. Causative agents of pneumonia are bacteria and viruses.. Most susceptible to develop severe pneumonia, as people suffering from chronic diseases and the elderly.. It was these people seek precautionary measures important vaccines against influenza virus and against.. Streptococcus.. pneumoniae.. 1.. vaccine against influenza virus.. Flu is an acute viral infection that usually them, but can epiplakei with primary or secondary pneumonia.. 2.. vaccine against streptococcus pneumoniae.. This bacterium which can cause severe pneumonia.. Here are all the things we should know about vaccines.. VACCINE AGAINST INFLUENZA VIRUS.. Vaccination with this vaccine is recommended for:.. Elderly;.. ; People who come into contact with high risk patients (family or personal health institutions).. In patients with:.. ; Chronic respiratory diseases (COPD, bronchial asthma, etc.. ).. Chronic heart disease;.. Chronic renal failure;.. Diabetes mellitus;.. ; Immunosuppression (drugs, HIV, nefrotiko syndrome.. Hemoglobin;.. Contraindication:.. in people who have an allergy to  ...   reaction (pain-edema).. It is administered intramuscularly and can be administered simultaneously with antigrippiko but in a different location.. The duration of immunity offered is 5-10 years.. After 5 years can be repeated.. Influenza A / H1N1.. About the vaccine against avian fever (influenza A I1N1) cite the following text from the international news:.. Members of the Council of Europe requesting the Committee to consider "health threat from pandemics false", after complaints that the World Health Organization was wrong to kyrixei alarm about the new flu I1N1.. The issue will be discussed in late January in Strasbourg, said Thursday Vontargk Wolfgang, a member of the Council of Europe and epidemiologist.. The Vontargk had received heavy criticism when it proposed that the WHO declared pandemic wrong "under pressure from the laboratories.. The German socialist wants the Council of Europe to ask its members to carry out "research on the impact of [state] pandemic and the cost of national and European level.. ".. In the text signed by members of ten countries, the Vontargk states that pharmaceutical companies' prompted the waste of resources destined to health, to the benefit of inefficient vaccination strategies "and" unnecessarily exposed millions of healthy people at risk of unknown side effects of vaccines,.. was not sufficiently tested.. Nikolaos D.. Chainis..

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  • Title: Spring and allegies
    Descriptive info: Spring and allegies.. Along with spring comes, and allergies.. Many people are predisposed to develop at least once in their lives had an allergic reaction.. But what is an allergic reaction?.. The human immune system has defense mechanisms against many different substances found in the air we breathe, the foods we eat as well as objects with which we come into contact.. All these substances can potentially cause an allergic reaction to allergens call, main of which are: the flower pollen, animal dander, household dust, food, medicines.. Also severe allergies can cause insect bites (wasp, etc.. Blood circulating antibodies purpose is to isolate and destroy any foreign substance that may harm us.. Those antibodies involved in the mechanisms of allergy called immunoglobulin E (immunoglobulineE briefly or IgE).. In people with allergic predisposition percentage of such antibodies is increased.. Each type of IgE specific to a particular allergen (eg for dust).. This explains why some are sensitive to an allergenic substance and several others (most guys IgE).. So when the body comes into contact first with any of these agents launched a series of reactions.. Initially we produce specific antibodies E.. Then they deposited on the surface of special cells called mast cells.. These cells are abundant in the nose, eyes, skin, lungs and gastrointestinal tract, containing chemicals (eg histamine) known as "intermediaries".. The next time the allergenic substance will come into contact with the body, 'arrested' by the R-sensitive antibodies that in turn cause the secretion of mediators.. The mediators responsible for the symptoms of allergic reaction:.. *.. itching.. edema.. mucus hypersecretion.. rash.. hyperaemia.. cough.. Shape ALLERGIKIS REACTION.. MAIN allergic diseases.. In sch.. 4 showing the principal organs of the human body influenced by mediators of inflammation and the symptoms caused.. sch.. 4.. Allergic rhinitis.. And used an inappropriate term "hay fever".. The main symptom is nasal congestion, and therefore difficulty in nasal breathing, runny nose, sneezing.. A high percentage of  ...   reaction.. But there are cases with atypical symptoms such proof the existence of allergic predisposition is important in treatment.. Listed below the main diagnostic methods:.. Allergic skin TEST (PRICKTESTS).. The most commonly used method.. It is scarification (usually through the surface of the forearm) and then injected a drop of each allergen substance.. The existence of reaction (inflammation-swelling-itching) proves the existence of allergic predisposition in this matter.. BLOOD (RAST) TEST.. Blood test more costly, with no immediate results as previously mentioned.. It is used mainly in cases where it is impossible to carry out skin tests (eg cases of patients taking certain medicines, etc.. 3.. MEASUREMENT OF TOTAL IgE.. Which is increased in people with allergic predisposition.. PREVENTION AND TREATMENT.. Prevention consists primarily in avoiding (if possible) of the allergen and if 'factor as it is known (eg allergy to cat hair).. Also, removal from work or home is substantial proof that a cause of frequent and severe allergic crisis.. Some are fixed annually in the spring symptoms of allergic rhinitis or bronchial asthma (seasonal allergic rhinitis seasonal allergic asthma).. In such cases we must start the appropriate treatment about a month before the start of spring.. This will prevent the outbreak or would minimize the possible symptoms.. If an allergic symptom should contact the specialist (ENT, pulmonologist, allergist) as the system of the body is infected.. Treatment depends mainly on the severity of symptoms.. First-line drugs against allergies are antihistamines and cortisone, which can be administered systematically (pill, injection) or local (eg ointments, nasal drops or ocular application, sprays for inhalation, etc.. ).. In addition to decongestants (eg in nasal congestion).. Another class of drugs are antilefkotrienia used in bronchial asthma.. In severe allergic-type reactions, the drug should be administered directly by the adrenaline.. Finally, immunotherapy, which consists of regular injections, which can make the immune system more tolerant to different allergens.. The nature of this treatment lasts 3-5 years..

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  • Title: Ambient air pollution and health effects
    Descriptive info: Ambient air pollution and health effects.. Increasingly in recent years talk about environmental pollution, although often not well understood what environmental pollution, that is caused if there are ways to deal with and what the impact on our health.. Environmental pollution is directly intertwined with the evolution of technology and science, progress which in addition to considerable benefits to mankind it also has adverse effects on the environment and consequently on human health (the price changes).. The problem is taking alarming proportions especially in large urban centers.. Indicative only say that 60,000 deaths every year in cities of Europe and 3,000,000 in the world due to prolonged exposure to air pollutants (from the report of the European Agency for the Environment).. The influence of the environment on health has been known since ancient times.. Father of Medicine Hippocrates mentioned science in his work "on the gas-water sites" that regulates the climate on human health.. It is also known that during the investigation of diseases very important role played by taking the patient's work history, as many diseases are directly related to the environment.. After a whole group of diseases called "professional diseases".. Examples are the 'pneumoconiosis "of miners, asbestosis (benign and malignant form is solely due to asbestos), et al.. Also a number of diseases caused by environmental conditions such as endemic goiter (swelling of the thyroid gland) in some areas where iodine deficiency, tuberculosis directly related to unhealthy living conditions, etc.. But what we mean by saying environmental pollution;.. Any environmental condition that has adverse effects on human health.. May depend on three factors:.. pollution sources (type and quantity of pollutants).. weather conditions and.. the topography of the area.. The interaction of these factors may favor the concentration of pollutants or removal.. What are the sources?.. These sources belong to two categories and are.. (a) man, namely those due to human activity (cars, heating, industry, pesticides, sprays, etc.. (b) natural, ie those due to natural drastirotita (volcanoes, electric shocks, etc.. What are pollutants?.. Any substance that can act harmful to human body or even cause death.. Depending  ...   Another important category of pollutants are suspended particles.. These are solid particles or liquid phase, to be airborne.. Such particles are dust, smoke, various metals, etc.. can be distinguished according diameter.. An important role for particles having a diameter up to 10 mm (mikrochiliosta) (PM-10) and in particular particles with very small diameter (PM-2, 5), because their size allows entering the respiratory system, causing serious.. respiratory problems.. Sources of these particles are industry, automotive, agricultural, wood burning, as well as the various dispensers.. What are the health effects?.. Health effects are many and serious.. The main system affected the human body is the respiratory and cardiovascular.. Most vulnerable are the very old people, and particularly those suffering from lung and heart disease.. It also presents a particular impact on children's ages for two reasons (a) children have an increased metabolic activity and (b) nervous, respiratory and reproductive systems of children are not fully developed.. More specifically and according to the European Commission's Environment and Health in Europe.. § one in seven children suffers from asthma.. § Asthma affects more children in Western Europe compared with those of Eastern Europe (ten-fold effect).. § Asthma - allergies and other respiratory diseases is increasing and is one of the main causes of hospitalization.. Also, several environmental pollutants are often responsible for miscarriage, birth defects, physical and mental disabilities and disorders of the reproductive capacity of humans.. We should not forget the effects of passive smoking which can cause respiratory problems and increased risk of lung cancer in non smokers by 20-30%.. Finally we should mention another important cause of air pollution, noise, which can cause hearing deficiency.. An estimated 10,000,000 people in Europe are exposed to high noise levels.. The European Union is sensitive to the risks to our health because of pollution, has announced the main strategic objectives which are: improving the legislation on air quality, the setting of maximum risk for various pollutants and.. monitoring them, a gradual significant reduction of pollutants in order to minimize the next few years, the morbidity and mortality effects of air pollution.. Photos..

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  • Title: THE PREXENT AND THE FUTURE OF BRONCHOSCOPY (SPEECH)
    Descriptive info: THE PREXENT AND THE FUTURE OF BRONCHOSCOPY (SPEECH).. THE PREXENT AND THE FUTURE OF BRONCHOSCOPY.. SPEECH AT CONFERENCE ON LUNG CANCER WHO DONE IN CORFU..

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