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    Maria Piagkou
    Assistant Professor
    Anatomy and Surgical Anatomy
    National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

    Maria Piagkou (DDS, MD, MSc in forensic medicine and toxicology, PhD in anatomy) is an oral and maxillofacial surgeon and is currently working as an assistant professor at the Department of Anatomy and Surgical Anatomy, School of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA). She has nineteen years of teaching activity in the field of anatomy, focused on head and neck, neuroanatomy, oral and maxillofacial area. Her main areas of interest are head and neck anatomy and surgery, skull base anatomy, oral surgery, maxillofacial and dental trauma and rehabilitation, intraoral fixation after condylar fractures and teeth replantation. She authored 8 chapters in neuroanatomy and oral and maxillofacial surgery and thoracic surgery books, 2 monographs and edited the translation in 7 books. She is reviewer in 24 international scientific journals. Dr. Piagkou authored 90 publications in PubMed, 97 abstracts in 30 international congresses and 350 abstracts in Greek scientific meetings. She is a member of the Sports Medicine Association of Greece. She speaks English, French and Italian. 

    Research Interest: Head and Neck, Oral and Maxillofacial area, Skull base, Neuroanatomy, Anatomic variations, Clinical anatomy, Surgical anatomy, Sports Medicine.


    List of Publications:

    1. An aperture in the sagittal plane of the dorsal wall of the Sacrum: a case report.

    Tsoucalas G, Panagouli E, Vasilopoulos A, Thomaidis V, Piagkou M, Fiska A.

    Folia Morphol (Warsz). 2019 May 20. doi: 10.5603/FM.a2019.0057. [Epub ahead of print]

    2. The langerhans cell histiocytosis in oral and maxillofacial area.

    Natsis K, Piagkou M.

    Indian J Dent Res. 2019 Jan-Feb;30(1):157. doi: 10.4103/0970-9290.254522. No abstract available.

    3. The Parieto-Occipital Artery Revisited: A Microsurgical Anatomic Study.

    Kalamatianos T, Mavridis IN, Karakosta E, Drosos E, Skandalakis GP, Kalyvas A, Piagkou M, Koutsarnakis C, Stranjalis G.

    World Neurosurg. 2019 Mar 14. pii: S1878-8750(19)30695-3. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2019.02.215. [Epub ahead of print]

    4. Dorsal component of the superior longitudinal fasciculus revisited: novel insights from a focused fiber dissection study.

    Komaitis S, Skandalakis GP, Kalyvas AV, Drosos E, Lani E, Emelifeonwu J, Liakos F, Piagkou M, Kalamatianos T, Stranjalis G, Koutsarnakis C.

    J Neurosurg. 2019 Mar 1:1-14. doi: 10.3171/2018.11.JNS182908. [Epub ahead of print]

    5. An unusual case of asymmetrical combined variations of the subclavian and axillary artery with clinical significance.

    Panagouli E, Natsis K, Piagkou M, Kostare G, Tsoucalas G, Venieratos D.

    Folia Morphol (Warsz). 2019 Feb 28. doi: 10.5603/FM.a2019.0020. [Epub ahead of print]

    6. The carotico-clinoid bar: A systematic review and meta-analysis of its prevalence and potential implications in cerebrovascular and skull base surgery.

    Skandalakis GP, Koutsarnakis C, Pantazis N, Kalyvas A, Komaitis S, Lani E, Drosos E, Kalamatianos T, Hadjipanayis CG, Natsis K, Stranjalis G, Piagkou M.

    World Neurosurg. 2019 Jan 21. pii: S1878-8750(19)30107-X. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2019.01.017. [Epub ahead of print] Review.

    7. Accessory muscles of the anterior thoracic wall and axilla. Cadaveric, surgical and radiological incidence and clinical significance during breast and axillary surgery.

    Douvetzemis S, Natsis K, Piagkou M, Kostares M, Demesticha T, Troupis T.

    Folia Morphol (Warsz). 2019 Jan 21. doi: 10.5603/FM.a2019.0005. [Epub ahead of print]

    8. Vesalius criticism on Galen's musculoskeletal anatomy.

    Markatos K, Chytas D, Tsakotos G, Karamanou M, Piagkou M, Johnson E.

    Acta Chir Belg. 2018 Dec 31:1-5. doi: 10.1080/00015458.2018.1554365. [Epub ahead of print]

    9. A simple method to estimate the linear length of the orbital floor in complex orbital surgery.

    Natsis K, Piagkou M, Chryssanthou I, Skandalakis GP, Tsakotos G, Piagkos G, Politis C.

    J Craniomaxillofac Surg. 2019 Jan;47(1):185-189. doi: 10.1016/j.jcms.2018.11.001. Epub 2018 Nov 9.

    10. Body donation for research and teaching purposes: the contribution of blood donation units in the progress of anatomical science.

    Kostorrizos A, Koukakis A, Samolis A, Protogerou V, Mariolis-Sapsakos T, Piagkou M, Natsis K, Skandalakis GP, Troupis T.

    Folia Morphol (Warsz). 2018 Oct 29. doi: 10.5603/FM.a2018.0103. [Epub ahead of print]

    11. Is Bone Elevation in Hand Muscle Attachments Associated with Biomechanical Stress? A Histological Approach to an Anthropological Question.

    Karakostis FA, Vlachodimitropoulos D, Piagkou M, Scherf H, Harvati K, Moraitis K.

    Anat Rec (Hoboken). 2018 Oct 17. doi: 10.1002/ar.23984. [Epub ahead of print]

    12. Wide Intraoral Surgical Access to the Inferior Alveolar Nerve During Cryotherapy at the Infratemporal Fossa: Technical Modification.

    Politis C, Piagkou M, Lambrichts I, Agbaje JO.

    J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2018 Oct;76(10):2090.e1-2090.e5. doi: 10.1016/j.joms.2018.05.039. Epub 2018 Jun 11.

    13. Investigation of the styloid process length in a Greek population.

    Zokaris N, Siska I, Natsis K, Piagkou M, Skolka A, Lazaridis N, Piehslinger E.

    Folia Morphol (Warsz). 2018 Sep 20. doi: 10.5603/FM.a2018.0087. [Epub ahead of print]

    14. An atypical biceps brachii and coracobrachialis muscles associated with multiple neurovascular aberrations: a case report with clinical significance.

    Piagkou M, Totlis T, Anastasopoulos N, Lazaridis N, Natsis K.

    Folia Morphol (Warsz). 2018 Sep 4. doi: 10.5603/FM.a2018.0081. [Epub ahead of print]

    15. Incidence, number and topography of wormian bones in greek adult dry skulls.

    Natsis K, Piagkou M, Lazaridis N, Anastasopoulos N, Nousios G, Piagkos G, Loukas M.

    Folia Morphol (Warsz). 2018 Aug 29. doi: 10.5603/FM.a2018.0078. [Epub ahead of print]

    16. From thyroid cartilage to thyroid gland.

    Laios K, Lagiou E, Konofaou V, Piagkou M, Karamanou M.

    Folia Morphol (Warsz). 2019;78(1):171-173. doi: 10.5603/FM.a2018.0059. Epub 2018 Jul 16.

    17. Incidence and morphometry of caroticoclinoid foramina in Greek dry human skulls.

    Efthymiou E, Thanopoulou V, Kozompoli D, Kanellopoulou V, Fratzoglou M, Mytilinaios D, Piagkou M, Johnson EO.

    Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2018 Oct;160(10):1979-1987. doi: 10.1007/s00701-018-3607-8. Epub 2018 Jul 4.

    18. Lymphovenous Anastomoses Between Thoracic Duct and Azygos Vein in a Human Cadaver: A Case Report.

    Koutsouflianiotis KN, Paraskevas G, Piagkou M, Noussios G, Natsis K.

    Acta Med Acad. 2018 May;47(1):88-91. doi: 10.5644/ama2006-124.218.

    19. Incidence and morphometry of sellar bridges and related foramina in dry skulls: Their significance in middle cranial fossa surgery.

    Natsis K, Piagkou M, Lazaridis N, Totlis T, Anastasopoulos N, Constantinidis J.

    J Craniomaxillofac Surg. 2018 Apr;46(4):635-644. doi: 10.1016/j.jcms.2018.01.008. Epub 2018 Feb 10.

    20. Unilateral asymmetrical anterior bellies of the digastric muscle in coexistence with accessory muscle bundles in the submental triangle: A rare case report.

    Natsis K, Piagkou M, Vrochidis P, Papadopoulou E, Lazaridis N.

    Morphologie. 2018 Jun;102(337):83-86. doi: 10.1016/j.morpho.2017.10.001. Epub 2018 Feb 26.

    21. A systematic classification of the vertebral artery variable origin: clinical and surgical implications.

    Lazaridis N, Piagkou M, Loukas M, Piperaki ET, Totlis T, Noussios G, Natsis K.

    Surg Radiol Anat. 2018 Jul;40(7):779-797. doi: 10.1007/s00276-018-1987-3. Epub 2018 Feb 19. Review.

    22. Variable skeletal anatomical features of acromegaly in the skull and craniocervical junction.

    Piagkou M, Manolakos O, Troupis T, Lazaridis N, Laios K, Samolis A, Natsis K.

    Acta Med Acad. 2017 Nov;46(2):162-168. doi: 10.5644/ama2006-124.201.

    23. The chondrocoracoideus muscle: A rare anatomical variant of the pectoral area.

    Venieratos D, Samolis A, Piagkou M, Douvetzemis S, Kourotzoglou A, Natsis K.

    Acta Med Acad. 2017 Nov;46(2):155-161. doi: 10.5644/ama2006-124.200.

    24. Connections between radial and ulnar nerve at high humeral level in cadavers: incidence, topography, and literature review.

    Natsis K, Giannakopoulou A, Piagkou M, Lazaridis N, Tegos T, Colonna MR.

    Surg Radiol Anat. 2018 Mar;40(3):313-322. doi: 10.1007/s00276-017-1939-3. Epub 2017 Nov 9. Review.

    Erratum to: The aberrant right subclavian artery: cadaveric study and literature review.

    Natsis K, Didagelos M, Gkiouliava A, Lazaridis N, Vyzas V, Piagkou M.

    Surg Radiol Anat. 2017 Oct;39(10):1181-1182. doi: 10.1007/s00276-017-1922-z. No abstract available.

    25. The pterygoalar bar: A meta-analysis of its prevalence, morphology and morphometry.

    Pękala PA, Henry BM, Pękala JR, Frączek PA, Taterra D, Natsis K, Piagkou M, Skrzat J, Tomaszewska IM.

    J Craniomaxillofac Surg. 2017 Sep;45(9):1535-1541. doi: 10.1016/j.jcms.2017.06.019. Epub 2017 Jul 6.

    26. The size of the foramen ovale regarding to the presence and absence of the emissary sphenoidal foramen: is there any relationship between them?

    Natsis K, Piagkou M, Repousi E, Tegos T, Gkioka A, Loukas M.

    Folia Morphol (Warsz). 2018;77(1):90-98. doi: 10.5603/FM.a2017.0068. Epub 2017 Jul 13.

    27. The position of the mental foramen in dentate and edentulous mandibles: clinical and surgical relevance.

    Charalampakis A, Kourkoumelis G, Psari C, Antoniou V, Piagkou M, Demesticha T, Kotsiomitis E, Troupis T.

    Folia Morphol (Warsz). 2017 May 29. doi: 10.5603/FM.a2017.0042. [Epub ahead of print]

    28. The coexistence of both replaced proper hepatic and gastroduodenal arteries due to the common hepatic artery absence.

    Natsis K, Piagkou M, Lazaridis N, Koimtzis G, Apostolidis S.

    Surg Radiol Anat. 2017 Nov;39(11):1293-1296. doi: 10.1007/s00276-017-1866-3. Epub 2017 May 15.

    29. Hypophysis. From outgrowth, to ocular disorder to pituitary gland.

    Laios K, Androutsos G, Piagkou M, Moschos MM.

    Hormones (Athens). 2017 Jan;16(1):99-100. doi: 10.14310/horm.2002.1726. No abstract available.

    30. Anastomotic loop between common hepatic artery and gastroduodenal artery in coexistence with an aberrant right hepatic artery.

    Natsis K, Piagkou M, Stamatopoulos T, Spyridakis I, Apostolidis S.

    Folia Morphol (Warsz). 2017 Mar 10. doi: 10.5603/FM.a2017.0023. [Epub ahead of print]

    31. Prechiasmatic sulcus and optic strut: an anatomic study in dry skulls.

    Kanellopoulou V, Efthymiou E, Thanopoulou V, Kozompoli D, Mytilinaios D, Piagkou M, Johnson EO.

    Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2017 Apr;159(4):665-676. doi: 10.1007/s00701-017-3106-3. Epub 2017 Feb 17.

    32. Foramen magnum, occipital condyles and hypoglossal canals morphometry: anatomical study with clinical implications.

    Lyrtzis C, Piagkou M, Gkioka A, Anastasopoulos N, Apostolidis S, Natsis K.

    Folia Morphol (Warsz). 2017;76(3):446-457. doi: 10.5603/FM.a2017.0002. Epub 2017 Feb 2.

    33. A Large Laryngeal Mucocele Causing Progressive upper Airway Obstruction and Cervical Swelling.

    Aidonis I, Lazaridis N, Piagkou M, Anastasopoulos N, Natsis K.

    Acta Medica (Hradec Kralove). 2017;60(4):157-159. doi: 10.14712/18059694.2018.12.

    34. The aberrant right subclavian artery: cadaveric study and literature review.

    Natsis K, Didagelos M, Gkiouliava A, Lazaridis N, Vyzas V, Piagkou M.

    Surg Radiol Anat. 2017 May;39(5):559-565. doi: 10.1007/s00276-016-1796-5. Epub 2016 Dec 20. Review. Erratum in: Surg Radiol Anat. 2017 Sep 14;:.

    35. Giacomini vein: thigh extension of the small saphenous vein - report of two cases and review of the literature.

    Natsis K, Paraskevas G, Lazaridis N, Sofidis G, Piagkou M.

    Hippokratia. 2015 Jul-Sep;19(3):263-5.

    36. A morphometric study of the atlas occipitalization and coexisted congenital anomalies of the vertebrae and posterior cranial fossa with neurological importance.

    Natsis K, Lyrtzis C, Totlis T, Anastasopoulos N, Piagkou M.

    Surg Radiol Anat. 2017 Jan;39(1):39-49. doi: 10.1007/s00276-016-1687-9. Epub 2016 May 18.

    37. Condylar Fracture in a Child with Entrapment of the Inferior Alveolar Nerve.

    Politis C, Sun Y, Agbaje J, Lambrichts I, Piagkou M, Jacobs R.

    Craniomaxillofac Trauma Reconstr. 2016 Jun;9(2):149-51. doi: 10.1055/s-0035-1563391. Epub 2015 Aug 18.

    38. An arterial island pattern of the axillary and brachial arteries: a case report with clinical implications.

    Piagkou M, Totlis T, Panagiotopoulos NA, Natsis K.

    Surg Radiol Anat. 2016 Oct;38(8):975-8. doi: 10.1007/s00276-016-1631-z. Epub 2016 Jan 30.

    39. Foramina of the anterior mandible in dentate and edentulous mandibles.

    Natsis K, Repousi E, Asouhidou I, Siskos C, Ioannidi A, Piagkou M.

    Folia Morphol (Warsz). 2016;75(2):204-210. doi: 10.5603/FM.a2015.0090. Epub 2015 Oct 2.

    40. Retro-oesophageal right subclavian artery in association with thyroid ima artery: a case report, clinical impact and review of the literature.

    Natsis K, Lazaridis N, Gkiouliava A, Didagelos M, Piagkou M.

    Folia Morphol (Warsz). 2016;75(1):130-135. doi: 10.5603/FM.a2015.0080. Epub 2015 Sep 18. Review.

    41. Morphometric variability of pyramidalis muscle and its clinical significance.

    Natsis K, Piagkou M, Repousi E, Apostolidis S, Kotsiomitis E, Apostolou K, Skandalakis P.

    Surg Radiol Anat. 2016 Apr;38(3):285-92. doi: 10.1007/s00276-015-1550-4. Epub 2015 Sep 12.

    42. Anatomic location and route of extension of the trigeminal nerve schwannomas.

    Natsis K, Piagkou M.

    J Neurosci Rural Pract. 2015 Apr-Jun;6(2):280-1. doi: 10.4103/0976-3147.153241. No abstract available.

    43. A morphometric study of multiple renal arteries in Greek population and a systematic review.

    Natsis K, Paraskevas G, Panagouli E, Tsaraklis A, Lolis E, Piagkou M, Venieratos D.

    Rom J Morphol Embryol. 2014;55(3 Suppl):1111-22. Review.

    44. The anatomical variability of the emissary condylar veins, its identification and clinical significance.

    Natsis K, Piagkou M.

    J Neurosci Rural Pract. 2015 Jan;6(1):123-4. doi: 10.4103/0976-3147.143222. No abstract available.

    45. Facial trauma in the Trojan War.

    Ralli I, Stathopoulos P, Mourouzis K, Piagkou M, Rallis G.

    Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2015 Jun;19(2):191-4. doi: 10.1007/s10006-014-0477-y. Epub 2014 Dec 10.

    46. An unusual high bifurcation and variable branching of the axillary artery in a Greek male cadaver.

    Natsis K, Piagkou M, Panagiotopoulos NA, Apostolidis S.

    Springerplus. 2014 Oct 28;3:640. doi: 10.1186/2193-1801-3-640. eCollection 2014.

    47. The osseous structures in the infratemporal fossa: foramen ovale, bony spurs, ossified ligaments and their contribution to the trigeminal neuralgia.

    Natsis K, Repousi E, Sofidis G, Piagkou M.

    Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2015 Jan;157(1):101-3. doi: 10.1007/s00701-014-2197-3. Epub 2014 Aug 8. No abstract available.

    48. The styloid process in a Greek population: an anatomical study with clinical implications.

    Natsis K, Repousi E, Noussios G, Papathanasiou E, Apostolidis S, Piagkou M.

    Anat Sci Int. 2015 Mar;90(2):67-74. doi: 10.1007/s12565-014-0232-3. Epub 2014 Mar 25.

    49. Anatomic variability in the relation between the retromandibular vein and the facial nerve: a case report, literature review and classification.

    Piagkou M, Tzika M, Paraskevas G, Natsis K.

    Folia Morphol (Warsz). 2013 Nov;72(4):371-5. Review.

    50. Commentary.

    Natsis K, Piagkou M.

    J Neurosci Rural Pract. 2013 Oct;4(4):397-8. No abstract available.

    51. The ossified pterygoalar ligament: an anatomical study with pathological and surgical implications.

    Natsis K, Piagkou M, Skotsimara G, Totlis T, Apostolidis S, Panagiotopoulos NA, Skandalakis P.

    J Craniomaxillofac Surg. 2014 Jul;42(5):e266-70. doi: 10.1016/j.jcms.2013.10.003. Epub 2013 Nov 1.

    52. Horseshoe kidney: a review of anatomy and pathology.

    Natsis K, Piagkou M, Skotsimara A, Protogerou V, Tsitouridis I, Skandalakis P.

    Surg Radiol Anat. 2014 Aug;36(6):517-26. doi: 10.1007/s00276-013-1229-7. Epub 2013 Nov 1. Review.

    53. Bony landmarks of the medial orbital wall: an anatomical study of ethmoidal foramina.

    Piagkou M, Skotsimara G, Dalaka A, Kanioura E, Korentzelou V, Skotsimara A, Piagkos G, Johnson EO.

    Clin Anat. 2014 May;27(4):570-7. doi: 10.1002/ca.22303. Epub 2013 Sep 2.

    54. Anatomical variations between the sciatic nerve and the piriformis muscle: a contribution to surgical anatomy in piriformis syndrome.

    Natsis K, Totlis T, Konstantinidis GA, Paraskevas G, Piagkou M, Koebke J.

    Surg Radiol Anat. 2014 Apr;36(3):273-80. doi: 10.1007/s00276-013-1180-7. Epub 2013 Jul 31.

    55. A morphometric anatomical and comparative study of the foramen magnum region in a Greek population.

    Natsis K, Piagkou M, Skotsimara G, Piagkos G, Skandalakis P.

    Surg Radiol Anat. 2013 Dec;35(10):925-34. doi: 10.1007/s00276-013-1119-z. Epub 2013 Apr 26.

    56. The great surgeon Jean-Louis Faure (1863-1944) and his contribution in the treatment of uterine cancer.

    Karamanou M, Saridaki Z, Piagkou M, Laios K, Androutsos G.

    J BUON. 2013 Jan-Mar;18(1):296-8.

    57. Enlarged parietal foramina: a rare finding in a female Greek skull with unusual multiple Wormian bones and a rich parietal vascular network.

    Piagkou M, Skotsimara G, Repousi E, Paraskevas G, Natsis K.

    Anat Sci Int. 2013 Jun;88(3):175-80. doi: 10.1007/s12565-013-0173-2. Epub 2013 Mar 31.

    58. Vascularized bone grafts for the management of skeletal defects in orthopaedic trauma and reconstructive surgery.

    Soucacos PN, Kokkalis ZT, Piagkou M, Johnson EO.

    Injury. 2013 Jan;44 Suppl 1:S70-5. doi: 10.1016/S0020-1383(13)70016-0.

    59. Joseph Gensoul's operation for sarcoma of the maxillary antrum, one century before Moore.

    Tsoucalas G, Karamanou M, Skarpas G, Piagkou M, Skandalakis P, Patsouris E, Androutsos G.

    J BUON. 2012 Oct-Dec;17(4):801-3.

    60. Jean Falcon (1491-1541), a great surgeon and anatomist of the 16th century.

    Tsoucalas G, Karamanou M, Piagkou M, Skandalakis P, Androutsos G.

    Ital J Anat Embryol. 2013;118(2):172-6.

    61. Median to ulnar nerve anastomosis: a review of the literature.

    Piagkou M, Tasigiorgos S, Lappas D, Troizos-Papavassiliou P, Piagkos G, Skandalakis P, Demesticha T.

    Chirurgia (Bucur). 2012 Jul-Aug;107(4):442-6. Review.

    62. The first anatomy professors in the medical school of the University of Athens.

    Piagkou M, Androutsos G, Demesticha T, Lappas D, Karamanou M, Piagkos G, Skandalakis P, Piagkos K.

    Ital J Anat Embryol. 2012;117(1):8-12.

    63. Trigeminal pain and its distribution in different trigeminal nerve branches.

    Piagkou MN, Skandalakis P, Piagkos G, Demesticha T.

    Anesth Pain Med. 2012 Spring;1(4):271-2. doi: 10.5812/aapm.3764. Epub 2012 Apr 1. No abstract available.

    64. Uncommon course of the ulnar artery.

    Troupis TG, Tsakotos G, Michalinos A, Piagkou M, Johnson EO, Xanthos T, Skandalakis P.

    Am Surg. 2011 Dec;77(12):1717-9. No abstract available.

    65. Anatomical variation and morphology in the position of the palatine foramina in adult human skulls from Greece.

    Piagkou M, Xanthos T, Anagnostopoulou S, Demesticha T, Kotsiomitis E, Piagkos G, Protogerou V, Lappas D, Skandalakis P, Johnson EO.

    J Craniomaxillofac Surg. 2012 Oct;40(7):e206-10. doi: 10.1016/j.jcms.2011.10.011. Epub 2011 Nov 3.

    66. The pterygopalatine ganglion and its role in various pain syndromes: from anatomy to clinical practice.

    Piagkou M, Demesticha T, Troupis T, Vlasis K, Skandalakis P, Makri A, Mazarakis A, Lappas D, Piagkos G, Johnson EO.

    Pain Pract. 2012 Jun;12(5):399-412. doi: 10.1111/j.1533-2500.2011.00507.x. Epub 2011 Sep 29. Review. Erratum in: Pain Pract. 2012 Nov;12(8):673.

    67. Uterine cancer through the works of the eccentric Auguste Joseph Lutaud (1847- 1925), famous gynaecologist, publisher and intellectual of the 19th century.

    Androutsos G, Karamanou M, Pappa KI, Piagkou M, Fiska A.

    J BUON. 2011 Jan-Mar;16(1):186-90.

    68. Nursing role in monitoring during cardiopulmonary resuscitation and in the peri-arrest period: a review.

    Pothitakis C, Ekmektzoglou KA, Piagkou M, Karatzas T, Xanthos T.

    Heart Lung. 2011 Nov-Dec;40(6):530-44. doi: 10.1016/j.hrtlng.2010.11.006. Epub 2011 Mar 16. Review.

    69. Lingual nerve entrapment in muscular and osseous structures.

    Piagkou M, Demesticha T, Piagkos G, Georgios A, Panagiotis S.

    Int J Oral Sci. 2010 Dec;2(4):181-9. doi: 10.4248/IJOS10063. Review.

    70. Functional anatomy of the mandibular nerve: consequences of nerve injury and entrapment.

    Piagkou M, Demesticha T, Skandalakis P, Johnson EO.

    Clin Anat. 2011 Mar;24(2):143-50. doi: 10.1002/ca.21089. Epub 2010 Nov 10. Review.

    71. The plasma coagulation cascade: potential targets for novel anticoagulants in major lower limb surgery.

    Johnson EO, Konstandi M, Babis GC, Piagkou M, Soucacos PN.

    Curr Vasc Pharmacol. 2011 Jan;9(1):3-10. Review.

    72. The father of hematologic oncology Jean Bernard (1907-2006) and his contribution to the research and treatment of leukemia.

    Karamanou M, Agapitos E, Liappas I, Piagkou M, Androutsos G.

    J BUON. 2010 Jul-Sep;15(3):610-3.

    73. Mandibular nerve entrapment in the infratemporal fossa.

    Piagkou MN, Demesticha T, Piagkos G, Androutsos G, Skandalakis P.

    Surg Radiol Anat. 2011 May;33(4):291-9. doi: 10.1007/s00276-010-0706-5. Epub 2010 Aug 10. Review.

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    Associate clinical professor
    Department of Medicine
    Israel Institute of Technology

    Research Interest:

    Clinical and laboratory expressions of connective tissue diseases, inflammatory and metabolic joints’ diseases. Particular interest in diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis (DISH).


    1991    The Physicians' Services Incorporated Foundation, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
    Title of Project: Serum Myosin Light Chain Determination in the Diagnosis and Management of Myositis. Funding: 154,383 $CND, Main Investigators: Dr. EC Keystone, Dr. PD Nicol

    2017     Technion Institute of Technology, Haifa Israel. Magnetic resonance imaging in high risk patients for the development of diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis (DISH). Funding 20000$US.(Plus 20000$ institutional matching)

    2018    Israel American Foundation. Biomarkers for interstitial lung disease in
    patients with rheumatoid arthritis. (budget 44.000$).


    1.MD Theses: Our experience with the surgical treatment of megaesophagus. Supervisor: Prof. L.Possati.(Italian)

    2. Basic science: Histopathological findings in intestinal biopsies-A ten years experience. Supervisor: Prof. E. Levi.(Hebrew).

    3.Clinical epidemiology: Effect of methotrexate Vs azathioprine in the treatment of polymyositis/ dermatomyositis. Supervisor: Dr. Goodwin.

    Refereed papers in professional journals:

    Basic research (Hypothesis-driven)

    1.    Mader R, Gladman DD, Long J, Gough J, Farewell VT. Does injectable gold retard radiologic evidence of joint damage in psoriatic arthritis?  Clin Invest Med 1995; 18:139-143.

    2.    Mader R, Nicol PD, Pauzner R, Sehgal VJ, Turley JJ, Keystone EC. Serum myosin light chain determinations in patients with inflammatory myopathy-a preliminary report. Ann Rheum Dis 1995; 54:608-9.

    3.    Mader R, Ziv M, Adawi M, Mader R, Lavi I. Thrombophylic factors and their relation to thromboembolic and other clinical manifestations in Behcet’s disease. J Rheumatol 1999;26(11):2404-8.

    4.    Markel G, Leiberman N, Katz G, Arnon TI, Lotem M, Drize O, Blumberg RS, Bar-Haim E, Mader R, Eisenbach L, Mandelboim O. CD66a interactions between human melanoma and NK cells: A novel class I MHC indepenent inhibitory mechanism of cytotoxicity.  J Immunol 2002; 168:2803-10.

    5.    Mader R, Ziporen L, Mader R, Neumann L, Buskila D. Antiphospholipid antibodies: Its prevalence, clinical and socio demographic characteristics, pattern of referral and clinical outcome. Experience from a central laboratory. Clin Rheumatol 2002; 21:386-9l.

    6.    Mader R, Lavi I, Luboshitzky R. Evaluation of the pituitary adrenal axis function following single intra-articular injection of methylprednisolone. Arthritis Rheum 2005; 52:924-8.

    7.    Azuz-Lieberman N, Markel G, Mizrahi S, Gazit R, Hannah J, Achdout H, Gruda R, Battat S, Zamir E, Adawi M, Mader R, Mandelboim O. The Involvement of Natural Killer cells in Ankylosing Spondylitis. Int Immunol 2005; 17: 837-45.

    8.    R. Mader, S. Mishail, M. Adawi, I. Lavi, R. Luboshitzky. Thyroid dysfunction in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE): relation to disease activity. Clin Rheumatol 2007; 26:1891-4.

    9.    Paz E, Adawi M, Lavi I, Mussel Y, Mader R. Antinuclear antibodies measured by enzyme immunoassay in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus: relation to disease activity. Rheumatology Int 2007; 27: 941-945.

    10.    Silverman MH, Strand V, Markovits D, Nahir M, Reitblat T, Molad Y, Rosner I, Rozenbaum M, Mader R , Adawi M, Caspi D, Tishler M, Langevitz P, Rubinow A, Friedman J, Green L, Tanay A, Ochaion A, Cohen S, Kerns WD, Cohn I, Fishman-Furman S, Farbstein M, Yehuda SB, Fishman P.  Clinical evidence for utilization of the A3 adenosine receptor as a target to treat rheumatoid arthritis: data from a phase II clinical trial. J Rheumatol 2008; 35:41-8.

    11.    Mader R, Novofestovski I, Adawi M, Lavi I. Metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular risk in patients with diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis (DISH). Semin Arthritis Rheum 2009; 38:361-365

    12.    Mader R, Lavi I. Diabetes mellitus and hypertension as risk factors for early diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis (DISH).  Osteoarthritis and Cartilage 2009; 17: 825-828.

    13.    Mader R, Novofastovski I, Rosner E, Adawi M, Herer P, Buskila D. Non articular tenderness and functional status in patients with diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis. J Rheumatol 2010; 37:1911-6.

    14.    Mader R, Koton Y, Buskila D, Herer P, Elias M. Serum iron and iron stores in non-anemic patients with fibromyalgia. Clin Rheumatol 2012; 31:595-599.

    15.    Mader R, Buskila D, Verlaan JJ, Atzeni F, Olivieri I, Pappone N, Di Girolamo C, Sarzi-Puttini P.  Developing New Classification Criteria for Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis: Back to Square One. Rheumatology (Oxford) 2013; 52:326-30.

    16.    Reuven Mader, Irina Novofastovski, Salvatore Iervolino, Alex Pavlov, Leonid Chervinsky, Naama Schwartz, Nicola Pappone.Ultrasonography of peripheral entheses in the diagnosis and understanding of diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis (DISH).  Rheumatology Int 2015; 35:493-7.

    17.    Pappone N, Dario di Mino MN, Iervolino S, Lupoli R, Mader R, Zincarelli C, Peluso R. The impact of concomitant diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis on the achievement of minimal disease activity in subjects with psoriatic arthritis. Rheumatology Int2015; 35:2041-6.

    18.    Mahmoud Abu–Shakra, Devy Zisman, Alexandra Balbir-Gurman, Howard Amital, Yair Levy, Pnina Langevitz, Moshe Tishler, Yair Molad, Suhail Aamar, Itzhak Roser, Nina Avshovich, Daphna Paran, Tatiana Reitblat, Reuven Mader, Hillel Savin, Joshua Friedman, Nicky Lieberman and Sharon Ehrlich. Effect of Tocilizumab on Fatigue and Bone Mineral Density in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis. IMAJ 2018; 20: 239-244.

    19.    Dan Lantsman Christine, Herman Amir, Verlaan Jorrit-Jan, Stern Miryam, Mader Reuven, Iris Eshed. Visceral adiposity in diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis and ankylosing spondylitis subjects compared to controls. Clin Radiology 2018, ;73:910.e15-910.e20.

    20.    Mader R, Novofastovski I, Schwartz N, Rosner E. Serum adiponectin levels in patients with diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis (DISH). Clin Rheumatol. 2018, 34:2839-2845.

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    Tomasz Wolny
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Physiotherapy and Special Methods in Physiotherapy
    Physical Education Academy in Katowice,

    Research Interest: Physiotherapy, Manual Therapy, Neurodynamic Technigue and Treatment, RUSI (Rehabilitative Ultrasound Imaging)

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    Pawel Linek
    Assistance Professor
    Department of Kinesitherapy
    Jerzy Kukuczka Academy of Physical Education

    Research Interest: Abdominal muscles physiology, ultrasound imagining, Low back pain – assessment and management, Development of the body posture in adolescent period, Scoliosis – non-surgical treatment and diagnosis, Statistical analysis in medicine and sport science, Effectiveness of physiotherapy treatments – mainly low back and cervical pain, carpal tunnel syndrome, etc.

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    Emilia Mikolajewska
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Physiotherapy
    Nicolaus Copernicus University

    Research Interest: Rehabilitation, Physiotherapy, Assistive Technologies, Robot-Assisted Rehabilitation, Application of Novel Technical Achievements (Brain-Computer Interfaces, Neuroprostheses, Exoskeletons and Rehabilitation Robots) in Rehabilitation and Care, Evidence Based Medicine in Rehabilitation and Cooperation within Interdisciplinary Therapeutic Team.

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    Kin-Hing William Lau
    Department of Medicine
    Loma Linda University

    Research Interest: Osteoclasts, Osteoblasts, Osteocytes, Osteoporosis, Skeletal Regeneration, Protein-tyrosine Phosphatases, Tendon-to-bone Repair; Osteoarthritis.

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    Ricardo Andrade
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Sports Science
    University of Nantes

    Research Interest: Ultrasound Elastography, Nerve Biomechanics, Muscle, Peripheral Nerves, Flexibility, Neurodynamics

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    Fengqi Hao
    Principal investigator
    Discipline of Sports Human Science, School of Physical Education; Key Laboratory of Molecular Epigenetics of MOE
    Northeast Normal University

    Fengqi Hao received the B.S. and M.S. degrees in Animal Science and Preventive veterinary medicine from Jilin Agricultural University, China, in 2005 and 2008, respectively. Then, he joined the faculty of Department of Life Science and Technology at the Changchun University of Science and Technology, China, where he focused on the mechanistic investigation on intestinal immunoloregulation. From 2013 to 2018, Fengqi Hao completed the doctoral works at Northeast Normal University, China, and received the Ph.D. degree in Biology, specializing in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology. During this period, his major works in the area of cell metabolic regulation involves illustrating the mechanisms of fatty acid metabolism and Warburg effect in determination of cell fate, such as regulatory T cell differentiation, dendritic cell activation, and tumor cell proliferation.

    Research Interest: Based on the previous research experience, he currently focuses on the molecular mechanism underling exercise-induced health improvement from the perspective of cellular metabolism: 1) exerkines mediates metabolic reprograming for skeletal muscle satellite cells differentiation to support skeletal muscle regeneration, 2) metabolites from carbohydrate, fatty acid and amino acids regulate proliferation or differentiation of immune cells for balancing immune homeostasis.

     Publications List:

    1. Chaoyi Xia, Xiyue Xing, Wenxia Zhang, Yang Wang, Xin Jin, Yang Wang, Meihong Tian*, Xueqing Ba*, Fengqi Hao*. Cysteine and homocysteine can be exploited by GPX4 in ferroptosis inhibition independent of GSH synthesis. Redox Biol. 2024; 69: 102999.
    2. Fengqi Hao, Miaomiao Tian, Huiyue Wang, Shuo Li, Xinyu Wang, Xin Jin, Yang Wang, Yang Jiao*, Meihong Tian*. Exercise-induced β-hydroxybutyrate promotes Treg cell differentiation to ameliorate colitis in mice. FASEB J. 2024; 38(4): e23487.
    3. Fengqi Hao, Miaomiao Tian, Xinbo Zhang, Xin Jin, Ying Jiang, Xue Sun, Yang Wang, Pinghui Peng, Jia Liu, Chaoyi Xia, Yunpeng Feng*, Min Wei*. Butyrate enhances CPT1A activity to promote fatty acid oxidation and iTreg differentiation. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2021, 118(22): e2014681118.
    4. Miaomiao Tian, Fengqi Hao (Co-first author), Xin Jin, Xue Sun, Ying Jiang, Yang Wang, Dan Li, Tianyi, Yingying Zou, Pinghui Peng, Chaoyi Xia, Jia Liu, Yuanxi Li, Ping Wang, Yunpeng Feng*, Min Wei*. ACLY ubiquitination by CUL3-KLHL25 induces the reprogramming of fatty acid metabolism to facilitate iTreg differentiation. Elife. 2021, 10: e62394.
    5. Jianyong Wang, Miaomiao Tian, Wei Li, Fengqi Hao*. Preventative delivery of IL-35 by Lactococcus lactis ameliorates DSS-induced colitis in mice. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2019, 103 (19): 7931-7941.
    6. Fengqi Hao, MiaomiaoTian, Yunpeng Feng, Chao Quan, Yixi Chen, Shuai Chen, Min Wei*. Abrogation of Lupus Nephritis in Somatic Hypermutation-Deficient MRL/lpr Mice. J Immunol. 2018, 200 (12): 3905-3912. 2
    7. Xin Jin, Wenxia Zhang, Yang Wang, Jia Liu, Fengqi Hao, Yunlong Li, Miaomiao Tian, Hengyao Shu, Jiaxin Dong, Yunpeng Feng*, Min Wei*. Pyruvate Kinase M2 Promotes the Activation of Dendritic Cells by Enhancing IL-12p35 Expression. Cell Rep. 2020 31(8):107690.
    8. Yang Wang, Jai Liu, Xin Jin, Dapeng Zhang, Dongxue Li, Fengqi Hao, Yunpeng Feng, Shan Gu, Fanlin Meng, Miaomiao Tia, Yi Zheng, Ling Xin, Xinbo Zhang, Xue Han, Aravind L, Min Wei*. O-GlcNAcylation destabilizes the active tetrameric PKM2 to promote the Warburg effect. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2017, 114(52):13732-13737.
    9. Guilin Zhang, Pengyu Zhang, Wei Li*, Fengqi Hao, Fangmei Chen, Yu Yang, Yue Hou, Yuting Tao. Reduction of gut microbial diversity and short chain fatty acids in BALB/c mice exposure to microcystin-LR. Ecotoxicology. 2020, 29(9):1347-1357. 

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    Giovanni Iolascon
    Associate Professor
    Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine
    Second University of Naples

    Research Interest: Osteoporosis, Pain, Fragility Fractures, Bone Metabolism, Sarcopenia, Orthopedics, Rehabilitation, Vitamin D, Bisphosphonates, Denosumab, Teriparatide, Complex Regional Pain Syndromes

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    Manit Arora
    Conjoint Associate Lecturer
    Department of Orthopedics
    University of New South Wales

    Research Interest: Rotator Cuff; Shoulder; Pharmacokinetics; NONMEM; Clinical Pharmacokinetics; Shoulder Surgery; Sports Injuries; Knee Injuries; Fracture; Upper Limb Surgery

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    Jose Eduardo Martinez
    Pontifical Catholic University of Sao Paulo

    Research Interest: Fibromyalgia, Chronic pain, Medical Education and Quality of Life.

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    Joe Verna
    Interim Health
    Vert Mooney Research Foundation

    Research Interest: Spine, Low Back Pain, Physical Therapy, Injury Prevention, Firefighters

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    Brun Jean Frederic
    Department of Clinical Physiology
    University Hospital of Montpellier

    Biography: Born in  1956, graduated  MD in 1980, speciality Endocrinology and Metabolism (1984), Sports Medicine (1986), Master in Physiology of muscular exercise (1986), PHD (Physiology) University of Montpellier I (1988), Director of Research (Physiology) (1997). Nationality : French.  Actual position: full time physician in Clinical Physiology; consultations in the department of Endocrinology, University Hospital of Montpellier, France.
    Member of the editorial board of : Clinical Hemorheology and Microcirculation, IOS Press ; Science & Sports, Elsevier ; Austin Diabetes Research, Austin Publishing group, USA ; Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation, OPR Science Eds ; Obesity Diagnosis and Treatment, OPR Science Eds ; Journal of Diabetes Mellitus and Metabolic Syndrome (JDMMS), ZygoScient Research Insights, Los Angeles, California (USA) ; Nessa Journal of Clinical Diabetes and Metabolism (NJCDM) ; SRL Sports Medicine and Research, SciRes Literature, Middleton, DE, USA.
    Member of the « Société Francophone du Diabète » (SFD) formerly Association de langue Française pour l'Etude du Diabète et des Affections Métaboliques (ALFEDIAM), French Society of Endocrinology (SFE), Société Française de Médecine du Sport (SFMS): responsible of the Consensus group on overtraining ; International Society of Clinical Hemorheology (ISCH) (member of the board since 1997) : Société Française de Microcirculation (SFMC) ; Société Française de Biorhéologie Fondamentale et Clinique (SFBFC) ; Société Française de Microcirculation (SFMC) ; Collège Français de Pathologie Vasculaire (CFPV) ; European Society of Clinical Hemorheology (ESCH) ; Collège Français de Pathologie Vasculaire (CFPV). Currently president of the European Society of Clinical Hemorheology and Microcirculation (ESCHM).

    Research Interest: Physiological measurements of insulin sensitivity and insulin secretion ; Effects of metabolic alterations on the rheologic properties of blood. Exercise physiology: lipid oxidation at exercise, exercise prescription in obesity and diabetes ; Bioelectrical impedance ; Protein-enriched diet.

    List of Publications:

    1. Brun JF, Criqui C, Fédou C, Orsetti A. La réponse de GH à l'effort s'associe chez l'enfant à une élévation de la glycémie. Science & Sports 1986, 1: 347-349.

    2. Brun JF, Fédou C, Cartry E, Orsetti A. Exercise-induced microalbuminuria and circulating anti-insulin antibodies in type 1 diabetics. Hormone and Metabolic Research 1987, 19: 339-340.

    3. Brun JF, Jacquemin JL, Orsetti A. Secondary failure of islets autotransplantations in totally pancreatectomized dogs: a multifactorial study. Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy 1987, 41: 481-485.

    4. Brun JF, Criqui C, Orsetti A. Ultrasonic cleaning of polycarbonate sieves for filtration of whole blood from healthy and diabetic subjects. Clinical Hemorheology 1988, 8: 957-960.

    5. Brun JF, Lagoueyte C, Rauturier M, Fédou C, Orsetti A. Hématocrite, viscosité plasmatique, et activité musculaire chez l'enfant. Science & Sports, 1989, 4: 53-63.

    6. Orsetti A, Brun JF, Fédou C, Puech-Cathala A.M.. Microalbuminuria during an exercise-test. Relations to metabolic control and insulin antibodies in type I diabetics. Diabete & Metabolisme, 1988, 14: 214-215.
    7. Brun JF, Cartry E, Orsetti A. Impaired subcutaneous resorption of insulin in diabetic patients with moderate reduction of blood filterability. Clinical Hemorheology 1988,8 N°1: 23-31.
    8. Brun JF, Moynier I, Orsetti A. Increased zinc urinary excretion in type I diabetic patients with excessive microalbuminuria. Hormone and Metabolic Research 1988, 20: 307-309.
    9. Brun JF, Fédou C, Orsetti A. A correlation between microalbuminuria and anti-insulin antibodies in type I diabetics. Hormone and Metabolic Research 1989, 21, 372-375.
    10. Bouhaddioui L, Brun JF, Jacquemin JL, Bailly A, Bouhaddioui N, Kabbaj K, Orsetti A. Immunoreactive somatomedin C in children from Morocco: a biological marker of nutritional growth retardation. Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy 1989, 43: 59-63.
    11. Brun JF, Sekkat M, Lagoueyte C, Fédou C, Orsetti A. Relationships between fitness and blood viscosity in untrained normal short children. Clinical Hemorheology 1989, 9: 953-963.
    12. Brun JF, Criqui C, Cartry E, Fédou C, Orsetti A. Microalbuminuria in diabetics: possible involvement of hemorheologic factors in baseline excretion but not in exercise-induced rise. Clinical Hemorheology 1989, 9: 351-359.
    13. Brun JF, Orsetti A. Hematocrit in type 1 diabetics. Clinical Hemorheology 1989, 9: 361-366.
    14. Orsetti A, Brun JF, Fedou C, Brunel B. Increased albumin excretion rate during a standardized exercise-test in diabetics with lowered blood filterability. Journal des Maladies Vasculaires (Paris) 1991, 16, 38-42.
    15. Brun JF, Rauturier M, Ghanem Y, Orsetti A. In vitro effects of somatostatin on red cell filterability measured by three methods. Journal des Maladies Vasculaires (Paris) 1991, 16: 49-52.
    16. Brun JF, Fons C, Fussellier M, Bardet L, Orsetti A. Urinary zinc and its relationships with microalbuminuria in type 1 diabetics. Biological Trace Element Research, 1992, 32, 317-323.
    17. Fons C, Brun JF, Fussellier M, Bardet L, Orsetti A. Serum zinc and somatic growth in children with growth retardation. Biological Trace Element Research, 1992, 32, 399-404.
    18. Raynaud E, Audran M, Brun JF, Fédou C, Chanal JL, Orsetti A. False-positive cases in detection of testosterone doping. Lancet 1992, 340: 1468-1469
    19. Brun JF, Fons C, Supparo I, Mallard C, Orsetti A. Relationships between metabolic and hemorheologic modifications associated with overweight. Clinical Hemorheology 13, 1993, 201-213.
    20. Raynaud E, Audran M, Pagès J CH, Brun JF, Fédou C, Chanal JL, Orsetti A. Etude de l'Excrétion urinaire des glucuronides de testostérone et d'épitestostérone chez l'enfant et l'adolescent. Pathologie Biologie 1993, 41, N°2, 159-163
    21. Orsetti A, Brun JF, Bouix O, Rama D, Supparo I, Larue C, Calzolari C, Lagrange MC, Heinen C. Les fragments de myosine, marqueurs de l'état fonctionnel du muscle. Science & Sports 1993, 8, 23-24.
    22. Brun JF, Bouix O, Fédou C, El Kamar M, Orsetti A. Analyse des signes subjectifs du surentraînement sportif chez 6 adeptes du Tae Kwon Do. Science & Sports 1993, 8, 17-20.
    23. Brun JF, Fons C, Supparo I, Mallard C, Orsetti A. Could exercise-induced increase in blood viscosity at high shear rate be entirely explained by hematocrit and plasma viscosity changes? Clinical Hemorheology 1993, 13, 187-199.
    24. Raynaud E, Audran M, Pagès J Ch, Fédou C, Brun JF, Chanal JL, Orsetti A. Determination of urinary testosterone and epitestosterone during pubertal development. A cross-sectional study of 141 normal male subjects. Clinical Endocrinology 1993, 38 353-359.
    25. Bouix O, Brun JF, Orsetti A. The magnitude, the kinetics and the metabolic efficiency of insulin response to intravenous glucose are related. Hormone and Metabolic Research 1993, 25, 312-316.
    26. Brun J.F, Boulot P, F. Frosi, F. Deschamps, B. Bachelard, C. Fons, I.Supparo, C. Mallard, J.L. Viala, A. Orsetti. Study of some physiological aspects of blood rheology in fetuses by intrauterine cord venepunctures. Relationships with hemodynamic measurements. Clinical Hemorheology, 1993, 13, 215-226.
    27. Fons C, Brun JF, Supparo I, Mallart C, Bardet L, Orsetti A. Evaluation of blood viscosity at high shear rate with a falling ball viscometer. Clinical Hemorheology, 1993, 13, 651-659
    28. Noriega E, Bouix O, Brun JF, Mestres C, Gauthier J, Orsetti A. Glycaemic and insulinaemic responses to white, brown and germinated rices in healthy subjects. Diabetes Nutr Metab 1993, 6 (N°4) pp 215-221.
    29. Brun JF, Bouix O, Rama D, Supparo I, Larue C, Calzolari C, Lagrange MC, Heinen C, Orsetti A. Variations physiologiques de la myosinémie en relation avec l'activité musculaire. Science & Sports 1993, 8, 261-268.
    30. Legros P et le groupe "surentraînement" (Orsetti A, Bedu M, Brun JF, Brue F, Desmarais Y, Jousselin E, Legros P, Medelli J, Paruit C, Serrurier B.) Le surentraînement: diagnostic des manifestations psychocomportementales précoces. Science & Sports 1993, 8, 71-74.
    31. Brun JF, I. Supparo, C. Mallard, and A. Orsetti. Low values of resting blood viscosity and erythrocyte aggregation are associated with lower increases in blood lactate during submaximal exercise. Clinical Hemorheology, 1994, 14, 105-116
    32. Bouix O, Brun JF, Fédou C, Raynaud E, Kerdélhué B, Orsetti A. Plasma B-endorphin, corticotrophin and growth hormone responses to exercise in pubertal and prepubertal children. Hormone and Metabolic Research 1994 (26):195-199
    33. Bouix O, Brun JF, Fédou C, Raynaud E, Lenoir V, Kerdélhué B, Orsetti A. Réponses plasmatiques de la B-endorphine, de l'hormone corticotrope et de l'hormone de croissance au cours de l'exercice chez l'enfant. Science & Sports 1994, 9, 27-33.
    34. Brun JF, Boegner C, Orsetti A. Le minimal model: un nouvel outil pour l'étude des hypoglycémies du sportif. Science & Sports , 1994, 9, 47-49.
    35. Bouix O, Brun JF, Benani R, Orsetti A. B-endorphine plasmatique, comportement alimentaire et glucorégulation lors de l'exercice physique. Science & Sports , 1995, 10: 21-27
    36. Ben Khélifa T, Micallef JP, Quilis A, Brun JF, Orsetti A. Biomécanique de la force de poussée en mêlée de rugby. Science & Sports 1995, 10, 163-164
    37. Brun JF, Fédou C, Monnier JF, Jourdan N, Orsetti A. Relationships between insulin resistance measured with the minimal model and microalbuminuria in type 2 (non-insulin dependent) diabetics. Endocrinology and Metabolism 1995, 2, 203-213
    38. Dupuy-Fons C, Brun JF, Mallart C, Carvajal J, Fussellier M, Bardet L, Orsetti A. In vitro influence of zinc and magnesium on the deformability of red blood cells artificially hardened by heating. Biological Trace Element Research 1995, 47: 247-255
    39. Brun JF, Dieu-Cambrézy C, Charpiat A, Fons C, Fédou C, Micallef JP, Fussellier M, Bardet L, Orsetti A. Serum zinc in highly trained adolescent gymnasts. Biological Trace Element Research 1995, 47:273-278
    40. Brun JF, Guintrand-Hugret R, Fons C, Carvajal J, Fédou C, Fussellier M, Bardet L, Orsetti A. Effects of oral zinc gluconate on glucose effectiveness and insulin sensitivity in humans. Biological Trace Element Research 1995, 47:385-392
    41. Brun JF, Dupuy-Fons C, Mallart C, Carvajal J, Fussellier M, Bardet L, Orsetti A. Effects of Zamic as a means for zinc supplementation in growing children. Biological Trace Element Research 1995, 48:31-36
    42. Brun JF, El Bouhmadi A, Boulot P, Rousseau O, Laffargue F, Viala JL, Orsetti A. Evaluation of erythrocyte hyperaggregation in fetal blood drawn by cordocentesis as a marker of fetal diseases. Clinical Hemorheology 1994, 14:637-642
    43. Brun JF, Boulot P, Rousseau O, El Bouhmadi A, Laffargue F, Viala JL, Orsetti A. Modifications of erythrocyte aggregation during labor and delivery. Clinical Hemorheology 1994, 14, 643-649
    44. Brun JF, Boulot P, Micallef JP, Viala JL, Orsetti A. Physiological modifications of blood viscosity and red blood cell aggregation during labor and delivery. Clinical Hemorheology 1995, 15, 13-24
    45. Brun JF, Micallef JP, Orsetti A. Hemorheologic effects of light prolonged exercise. Clinical Hemorheology 1994, 14, N°6: 807-818
    46. Brun JF, Fédou C, Bouix O, Raynaud E, Orsetti A. Evaluation of a standardized hyperglucidic breakfast test in postprandial reactive hypoglycaemia. Diabetologia 1995, 38, 494-501
    47. Brun JF, Guintrand-Hugret R, Boegner C, Bouix O, Orsetti A. Influence of short submaximal exercise on parameters of glucose assimilation analyzed with the minimal model. Metabolism 1995, 44, 833-840.
    48. Brun JF, Supparo I, Rama D, Bénézis C, Orsetti A. Maximal oxygen uptake and lactate thresholds during exercise are related to blood viscosity and erythrocyte aggregation in professional football players. Clinical Hemorheology 1995, 15, 201-212
    49. Brun JF, Supparo I, Orsetti A. Effects of a standardized breakfast compared to fasting on the hemorheologic responses to submaximal exercise. Clinical Hemorheology 1995, 15, 213-220
    50. Brun JF, Monnier JF, Charpiat A, Orsetti A. Longitudinal study of relationships between red cell aggregation at rest and lactate response to exercise after training in young gymnasts. Clinical Hemorheology 1995, 15, 147-156
    51. Dupuy-Fons C, Brun JF, Pellerin F, Laborde JC, Bardet L, Orsetti A, Janbon C. Relationships between blood rheology and transcutaneous oxygen pressure in peripheral occlusive arterial disease. Clinical Hemorheology 1995, 15, 191-199
    52. Brun JF, Bouix O, Monnier JF, Blachon C, Jourdan N, Baccara MT, Fédou C, Orsetti A. Increased insulin sensitivity and basal insulin effectiveness in postprandial reactive hypoglycaemia. Acta Diabetologica 1996, 33, 1-6
    53. Fédou C, Brun JF, Raynaud E, Boyer P, Rodier M, de Boisvilliers F, Mouillon N, Orsetti A. Insulin sensitivity and glucose effectiveness measured with the minimal model in adults with GH deficiency. Endocrinology and Metabolism 1996, 3, 99-104
    54. Dupuy-Fons C, Brun JF, Quéré I, Bardet L, Janbon C. Rhéologie et artériopathie oblitérante des membres inférieurs. Journal des Maladies Vasculaires 1996, 21, 165-170.
    55. Brun JF, Monnier JF, Kabbaj H, Orsetti A. La viscosité sanguine est corrélée à l'insulino-résistance. Journal des Maladies Vasculaires 1996, 21, 171-174.
    56. Agardh CD, Garcia-Puig J, Charbonnel B, Angelkòrt B, Barnett AH. (On behalf of the multicentre group: France: JR Attali, N Assad, P Blanchard, P Drouin, T Crea-Avila, P Fossati, D Boute, S Halimi, O Dhondt, M Leutenegger, F Grulet, P Passa, H Leblanc, A Orsetti, JF Brun, G Charpentier): Greater reduction of urinary albumin excretion in hypertensive type II diabetic patients with incipient nephropathy by lisinopril than by nifedipine. Journal of Human Hypertension 1996, 10, 185-92
    57. Khaled S, Brun JF, Monnier JF, Orsetti A. Serum zinc and blood rheology in sportsmen (football players). Clinical Hemorheology 1997, 17, 1-12
    58. Wouassi D, Mercier J, Ahmaidi S, Brun JF, Mercier B, Orsetti A, Préfaut Ch. Metabolic and hormonal responses during repeated bouts of brief and intense exercise: effects of pre-exercise glucose ingestion. Eur J Appl Physiol 1997, 76, 197-202
    59. Brun JF , Bringer J, Raynaud E Renard E, Orsetti A. Interrelation de la masse grasse viscérale et du muscle dans le diabète de type II : Implications Pratiques. Diabetes and Metabolism 1997, 23, suppl 4, 16-34
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    65. S Khaled, JF Brun, L Bardet, G Cassanas, A Orsetti. Importance physiologique du zinc dans l'activité physique. Science & Sports 1997, 12, 179-191
    66. E. Noriega, J.F. Brun, J. Gautier, J.P Micallef, A. Orsetti Effects of rice on submaximal exercise endurance capacity. Science & Sports 1997, 12, 192-203
    67. E Raynaud JF Monnier, JF Brun, M Solère, A Orsetti Biochimie et hormonologie de l'exercice submaximal; standardisation d'un test d'effort chez le sportif Science & Sports 1997, 12, 72-74
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    69. E Raynaud , JF Brun, C Fédou, M Solère, A Orsetti Adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) responsiveness to standardized exercise as a marker of neuroendocrine maturation during puberty? Science & Sports 1997, 12, 75-76
    70. E. Varlet-Marie, J-F. Brun, C. Blachon, A. Orsetti Relations entre la composition corporelle mesurée par impédancemétrie et la performance motrice sur ergocycle. Science & Sports 1997 , 12, 204-206
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    72. JF Monnier, E Raynaud, JF Brun, A Orsetti Influence de la prise alimentaire et de l'exercice physique sur une technique d'impédancemétrie appliquée à la détermination de la composition corporelle. Science & Sports 1997 , 12, 256-258
    73. J. Manetta, S. Khaled, D Bouix, K. Krechiem, J.F. Brun, A. Orsetti Evaluation d'un auto questionnaire alimentaire court par comparaison avec un entretien diététique chez des sujets sportifs et sédentaires. Science & Sports 1997,12, 210-213
    74. A. Najimi, E. Raynaud, JF Brun, O Bouix, A Orsetti Caractérisation in vitro des influences humorales catécholaminergiques et opiatergiques inhibant la sécrétion d'insuline de l'ilôt de Langerhans à l'exercice. Science & Sports 1997, 12, 77-79
    75. P. Alric, J. Domergue, G. Pageaux, E. Raynaud, J.F. Brun, A. Orsetti Glycorégulation à l'exercice chez des greffés hépatiques. Science & Sports 1997 , 12, 84-87
    76. E Raynaud, C Fédou , JF Brun, M Solère , A Orsetti Taux sériques du Propeptide Aminoterminal du Procollagène III chez des sportifs soumis à un entraînement régulier Science & Sports 1997 (à paraître)
    77. Brun JF, Raynaud E, Bouix O, Fédou C, Pérez-Martin A. Adaptations métaboliques et hormonales et activité sportive. Science & Sports 1997, 12, 3
    78. M Rouard, F Macari, O Bouix, C Lautier, JF Brun, P Lefèbvre, E Renard, J Bringer, C Jaffiol, F Grigorescu. Identification of two novel insulin receptor mutations, (Asp59-Gly and Leu62-Pro) in type A syndrome of extreme insulin resistance. Biochem Biophys Res Com 234, 1997, 764-768
    79. Raynaud E, Brun JF, Pérez-Martin A, Fédou C, Mercier J. Evaluation in vivo de la sensibilité à l'insuline et applications cliniques. Ann Biol Clin 1998, 56, 407-16
    80. Raynaud E, Pérez-Martin A, Khaled S, Mercier J, Brun JF. Concerning the validity of the "FIRI" insulin resistance index. Diabetes Metab 1998, 23, 160-161
    81. Khaled S, Brun JF, Wagner A, J Mercier, J Bringer, C Préfaut. Increased blood viscosity in iron-depleted elite athletes. Clinical Hemorheology and Microcirculation 18 (1998) 308-318
    82. Raynaud E, Brun JF, Pérez-Martin A, Orsetti A, Solère M. Negative correlation between plasma fibrinogen and insulin sensitivity measured with the minimal model technique.Clinical Hemorheology and Microcirculation 18 (1998) 323-330
    83. Bouix D, Peyreigne C, Raynaud E, Aïssa Benhaddad A, Mercier J, Bringer, Préfaut C, Brun JF. Fibrinogen is negatively correlated with aerobic working capacity in football players. Clinical Hemorheology and Microcirculation 19, 1998, 219-227
    84. Khaled S , Brun JF, Cassanas G , Bardet L , Orsetti A. Effects of zinc supplementation on blood rheology during exercise. Clinical Hemorheology and Microcirculation 20, 1999, 1-10
    85. Peyreigne C, Bouix D, Micallef JP, Mercier J, Bringer, Préfaut C, Brun JF. Exercise-induced growth hormone secretion and hemorheology during exercise in elite athletes. Clinical Hemorheology and Microcirculation 19, 1998, 169-176
    86. Aïssa Benhaddad A, Bouix D, Khaled S, Micallef JP, Mercier J, Bringer J, Brun JF. Early hemorheologic aspects of overtraining in elite athletes. Clinical Hemorheology and Microcirculation 20 (1999) 117-125
    87. Raynaud E, Brun JF, Pérez-Martin A, Mercier J. Association between plasma fibrinogen levels and and insulin resistance. Diabetes Care 21, 1998, 2040-2041
    88. Bouix D, Peyreigne C, Raynaud E, Monnier JF, Micallef JP, Brun JF. Relationships among body composition, hemorheology and exercise performance in rugbymen. Clinical Hemorheology and Microcirculation 19, 1998, 245-254
    89. C Peyreigne, JF Brun, D Bouix, A Aïssa Benhaddad, J Mercier J Bringer, C Préfaut. Hemorheologic effects of a short-term ketogenetic diet. Clinical Hemorheology and Microcirculation 21, 1999, 147-153
    90. Raynaud E, Brun JF, Pérez-Martin A, Sagnes C, Boularan AM, Fédou C, Mercier J. Serum leptin is associated with the perception of palatability during a high carbohydrate breakfast test. Clinical Science 1999, 96, 343-348.
    91. Raynaud E, Brun JF, Fédou C, Puech-Cathala AM, Pérez-Martin A, Orsetti A. La micro-albuminurie, marqueur précoce d'atteinte rénale, est-elle aussi un facteur de risque cardiovasculaire? Ann Biol Clin 1998, 56, 671-679
    92. C. Peyreigne, C Fédou, A Aïssa Benhaddad, F. de Boisvilliers, J Mercier, J Bringer, J.F. Brun. Hemorheology of Growth Hormone-deficient Adults. Clinical Hemorheology and Microcirculation 20, 1999, 167-174
    93. Raynaud E, Pérez-Martin A, Brun JF, Aissa Benhaddad A, Mercier J. Revised concept for the estimation of insulin sensitivity from a single sample. Diabetes Care 22, 1999, (N°6), 1003-1004 or preprint
    94. Raynaud E, Pérez-Martin A, Brun JF, Fédou C, Mercier J. Insulin sensitivity measured with the minimal model is higher in moderately overweight women with predominantly lower body fat. Horm Metab Res 1999, 31, 415-417
    95. Manetta J, Brun JF, Mercier J, Préfaut C. The effects of exercise training intensification on glucose disposal in elite cyclists. Int J Sports Med 2000, 21, 338-343
    96. A. El Bouhmadi, F. Laffargue, N Raspal and JF Brun. 100 mg acetylsalicylic acid acutely decreases red cell aggregation in women taking oral contraceptives. Clinical Hemorheology and Microcirculation 22, 2000, 99-106
    97. A. El Bouhmadi, P Boulot, F Laffargue and JF Brun. Rheological properties of fetal red cells with special reference to aggregability and disaggregability analyzed by light transmission and laser backscattering techniques. Clinical Hemorheology and Microcirculation 22, 2000, 79-90
    98. A. El Bouhmadi, F. Laffargue and JF Brun. Aggregability and disaggregability of erythrocytes in women suffering from ovarian cancer: evidence for an increased disaggregation threshold. Clinical Hemorheology and Microcirculation 22, 2000, 91-97
    99. Raynaud E, Pérez-Martin A, Brun JF, Aissa Benhaddad A, Fédou C, Mercier J. Relationships between fibrinogen and insulin resistance. Atherosclerosis 2000, 150 (2): 365-370
    100. JF Brun, C Bouchahda, D Chaze, A Aïssa Benhaddad, JP Micallef and J Mercier. The paradox of hematocrit in exercise physiology: which is the 'normal' range from an hemorheologist's viewpoint? Clinical Hemorheology and Microcirculation 22, 2000, 287-303
    101. J.F. Monnier, J.F. Brun, A Aïssa Benhaddad, JP Micallef, and J Mercier. Relationships between blood viscosity and Insulin-Like Growth Factor I status in sportsmen. Clinical Hemorheology and Microcirculation 22, 2000, 277-286.


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