Reply to: Continuous or cyclic contraceptives for endometriosis: a question still without an answer.

Zorbas KA, Economopoulos KP, Vlahos NF.
Arch Gynecol Obstet. 2015 Sep;292(3):483-4. doi: 10.1007/s00404-015-3781-3. PubMed, PMID: 26054826

Continuous versus cyclic oral contraceptives for endometriosis: any conclusive evidence?

Zorbas KA, Economopoulos KP, Vlahos NF.
Arch Gynecol Obstet. 2015 Sep;292(3):479-80. doi: 10.1007/s00404-015-3780-4. PubMed PMID: 26048262

Expression Patterns of VEGF and Flk-1 in Human Endometrium during the Menstrual Cycle

Lai TH, Vlahos N, Shih IeM, Zhao Y.
J Reprod Infertil. 2015 Jan-Mar;16(1):3-9. PubMed PMID: 25717429; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4322178.

Continuous versus cyclic oral contraceptives for the treatment of endometriosis: a systematic review

Zorbas KA, Economopoulos KP, Vlahos NF.
Arch Gynecol Obstet. 2015 Jul;292(1):37-43. doi: 10.1007/s00404-015-3641-1. Epub 2015, Feb 3. PubMed PMID: 25644508

Collision tumor of the appendix: mucinous cystadenoma and carcinoid. A case report

Dellaportas D, Vlahos N, Polymeneas G, Gkiokas G, Dastamani C, Carvounis E, Theodosopoulos T.
Chirurgia (Bucur). 2014 Nov-Dec;109(6):843-5. PubMed - PMID: 25560511

Dehydroepiandrosterone administration before IVF in poor responders: a prospective cohort study

Vlahos N, Papalouka M, Triantafyllidou O, Vlachos A, Vakas P, Grimbizis G, Creatsas G, Zikopoulos K.
Reprod Biomed Online. 2015 Feb;30(2):191-6. doi: 10.1016/j.rbmo.2014.10.005. Epub 2014 Oct 27. PubMed, PMID: 25498594

Endometriosis and ovarian cancer: clinical and molecular aspects

Pavlidou A, Vlahos NF.
Minerva Endocrinol. 2014 Sep;39(3):155-65. Epub 2014 Jul 8. Review. PubMed, PMID: 25003226

Protein kinases and associated pathways in pluripotent state and lineage differentiation.

Shoni M, Lui KO, Vavvas DG, Muto MG, Berkowitz RS, Vlahos N, Ng SW.
Curr Stem Cell Res Ther. 2014;9(5):366-87. Review. PubMed, PMID: 24998240.

Effect of a low dose combined oral contraceptive pill on the hormonal profile and cycle outcome following COS with a GnRH antagonist protocol in women over 35 years old.

Bakas P, Hassiakos D, Grigoriadis C, Vlahos NF, Liapis A, Creatsas G.
Gynecol Endocrinol. 2014 Nov;30(11):825-9. doi: 10.3109/09513590.2014.932343. Epub 2014 Jun 23. PubMed PMID: 24954511.

The follicular outcome after standard gonadotropin stimulation is associated with ERα and ERβ genotypes

Lazaros L, Pamporaki C, Vlahos N, Takenaka A, Kitsou C, Kosmas I, Sofikitis, N, Stefos T, Zikopoulos K, Hatzi E, Georgiou I.
Endocrine. 2014 Dec;47(3):930-5. doi: 10.1007/s12020-014-0249-3. Epub 2014 Apr 5. PubMed PMID: 24705910

Molecular alterations of PI3K/Akt/mTOR pathway: a therapeutic target in endometrial cancer

Pavlidou A, Vlahos NF.
ScientificWorldJournal. 2014 Jan 12;2014:709736. doi: 10.1155/2014/709736. eCollection 2014. Review. PubMed PMID: 24526917; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3913524

Role of hysteroscopy prior to assisted reproduction technique

Bakas P, Hassiakos D, Grigoriadis C, Vlahos N, Liapis A, Gregoriou O.
J Minim Invasive Gynecol. 2014 Mar-Apr;21(2):233-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jmig.2013.07.023. Epub 2013 Sep 22. PubMed PMID: 24067621

Continuous versus cyclic use of oral contraceptives after surgery for symptomatic endometriosis: a prospective cohort study

Vlahos N, Vlachos A, Triantafyllidou O, Vitoratos N, Creatsas G.
Fertil Steril. 2013, Nov;100(5):1337-42. doi: 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2013.07.008. Epub 2013 Aug 13. PubMed PMID: 23953327

Preimplantation genetic diagnosis in marfan syndrome

Vlahos NF, Triantafyllidou O, Vitoratos N, Grigoriadis C, Creatsas G.
Case Rep Obstet Gynecol. 2013;2013:542961. doi: 10.1155/2013/542961. Epub 2013 May 27. PubMed PMID: 23781359; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3678443

The effect of in vitro fertilization on gingival inflammation according to women's periodontal status: clinical data

Pavlatou A, Tsami A, Vlahos N, Mantzavinos T, Vrotsos I.
J Int Acad Periodontol. 2013 Apr;15(2):36-42. PubMed PMID: 23705534.

Successful management of evisceration occurred after exploratory laparotomy for bilateral ovarian micropapillary serous borderline tumors

Grigoriadis C, Vezakis A, Salakos N, Triantafyllidou O, Vlahos NF.
G Chir. 2013 Apr;34(4):128-31. PubMed PMID: 23660166; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3915579.

Changes of bacterioplankton apparent species richness in two ornamental fish aquaria

Vlahos N, Kormas KA, Pachiadaki MG, Meziti A, Hotos GN, Mente E.
Springerplus. 2013 Dec;2(1):66. doi: 10.1186/2193-1801-2-66. Epub 2013 Feb 23. PubMed PMID: 23519098; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3601261.

Small Bowel Ischemia due to Jejunum Volvulus in Pregnancy: A Case Report

Vassiliou I, Tympa A, Derpapas M, Kottis G, Vlahos N.
Case Rep Obstet Gynecol. 2012;2012:485863. doi: 10.1155/2012/485863. Epub 2012 Dec 12. PubMed PMID: 23304583; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3530760.

Effect of luteal-phase support on endometrial microRNA expression following controlled ovarian stimulation

Zhao Y, Zacur H, Cheadle C, Ning N, Fan J, Vlahos NF.
Reprod Biol Endocrinol. 2012 Sep 6;10:72. doi: 10.1186/1477-7827-10-72. PubMed PMID: 22950660; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3462109.

Cytochrome P450 1A1 (CYP1A1) gene polymorphisms and ovarian cancer risk: a meta-analysis

Sergentanis TN, Economopoulos KP, Choussein S, Vlahos NF
Mol Biol Rep. 2012 Nov;39(11):9921-30. Epub 2012 Jun 26. PubMed PMID: 22733497.

Laparoscopic management of large ovarian cysts

Vlahos NF, Iavazzo C, Marcopoulos MC, Alamanou A, Kouiroukidou P, Chatzidakis V, Botsis D, Creatsas G.
Surg Innov. 2012 Dec;19(4):370-4. doi: 10.1177/1553350611432722. Epub 2012 Feb 26. PubMed PMID: 22371368.

The impact of luteal phase support on endometrial estrogen and progesterone receptor expression: a randomized control trial

Brezina PR, Vlahos NF, Lai TH, Garcia JE, Wallach EE, Zhao Y.
Reprod Biol Endocrinol. 2012 Feb 24;10:16. doi: 10.1186/1477-7827-10-16. PubMed PMID: 22360924; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3296609.

Cytochrome P450 1A1 (CYP1A1) gene polymorphisms and cervical cancer risk: a meta-analysis

Sergentanis TN, Economopoulos KP, Choussein S, Vlahos NF.
Mol Biol Rep. 2012 Jun;39(6):6647-54. doi: 10.1007/s11033-012-1470-x. PubMed PMID: 22294106.

Cytochrome P450 1A1 gene polymorphisms and endometrial cancer risk: a meta-analysis

Sergentanis TN, Economopoulos KP, Choussein S, Vlahos NF
Int J Gynecol Cancer. 2011 Feb;21(2):323-31. doi: 10.1097/IGC.0b013e31820575c0. PubMed PMID: 21270613

Changes in maternal serum thioredoxin (TRX) levels after delivery in preeclamptic and normotensive pregnant women

Vitoratos N, Vlahos NF, Economou E, Panoulis K, Creatsas G.
Hypertens Pregnancy. 2012;31(1):140-6. doi: 10.3109/10641955.2010.544800. Epub 2011 Jan 20. PubMed PMID: 21250889

GSTT1 polymorphism, and cervical cancer risk: a meta-analysis

Economopoulos KP, Choussein S, Vlahos NF, Sergentanis TN.
Int J Gynecol Cancer. 2010 Dec;20(9):1576-80. doi: 10.1111/IGC.0b013e3181ca1dfc. PubMed PMID: 21150818

Glutathione S-transferase M1, T1, and P1 polymorphisms and ovarian cancer risk: a meta-analysis

Economopoulos KP, Sergentanis TN, Vlahos NF
Int J Gynecol Cancer. 2010 Jul;20(5):732-7. doi: 10.1111/IGC.0b013e3181dedeb5. PubMed PMID: 20966642.

Fertility drugs and ovarian cancer risk: a critical review of the literature

Vlahos NF, Economopoulos KP, Creatsas G.
Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2010 Sep;1205:214-9. doi: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.2010.05668.x. Review. PubMed PMID: 20840275.

The impact of luteal phase support on gene expression of extracellular matrix protein and adhesion molecules in the human endometrium during the window of implantation following controlled ovarian stimulation with a GnRH antagonist protocol

Zhao Y, Garcia J, Kolp L, Cheadle C, Rodriguez A, Vlahos NF
Fertil Steril. 2010 Nov;94(6):2264-71. doi: 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2010.01.068. Epub 2010 Mar 12. PubMed PMID: 20226447

Maternal and umbilical resistin levels do not correlate with infant birth weight either in normal pregnancies and or in pregnancies complicated with gestational diabetes

Vitoratos N, Dimitrakaki A, Vlahos NF, Gregoriou O, Panoulis K, Christopoulos P, Creatsas G.
J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2010 Sep;23(9):1019-23. doi: 10.3109/14767050903551459. PubMed PMID: 20082598

Endometriosis, in vitro fertilisation and the risk of gynaecological malignancies, including ovarian and breast cancer

Vlahos NF, Economopoulos KP, Fotiou S.
Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol. 2010 Feb;24(1):39-50. doi: 10.1016/j.bpobgyn.2009.08.004. Epub 2009 Sep 3. Review. PubMed PMID: 19733123

Endometriosis and ovarian cancer: a review. Gynecol Endocrinol

Vlahos NF, Kalampokas T, Fotiou S.
2010 Mar;26(3):213-9. doi: 10.1080/09513590903184050. Review. PubMed PMID: 19718562.

Follicular development, acquisition of mature oocytes, and pregnancy after 2 weeks of leuprolide acetate administration during the midluteal phase

Vlahos NF, Choussein S, Economopoulos KP.
Fertil Steril. 2009 Sep;92(3):1170.e9-1170.e11. doi: 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2009.05.067. Epub 2009 Jul 8. PubMed PMID: 19589512

Analgesia and anesthesia for assisted reproductive technologies

Vlahos NF, Giannakikou I, Vlachos A, Vitoratos N.
Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2009 Jun;105(3):201-5. doi: 10.1016/j.ijgo.2009.01.017. Epub 2009 Feb 26. Review. PubMed PMID: 19249049

Effect of pentoxifylline on vascular endothelial growth factor C and flk-1 expression on endometrial implants in the rat endometriosis model

Vlahos NF, Gregoriou O, Deliveliotou A, Perrea D, Vlachos A, Zhao Y, Lai J, Creatsas G.
Fertil Steril. 2010 Mar 1;93(4):1316-23. doi: 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2008.10.056. Epub 2009 Jan 14. PubMed PMID: 19147132

Intraoperative gross assessment of myometrial invasion and cervical involvement in endometrial cancer: Role of tumor grade and size

Fotiou S, Vlahos N, Kondi-Pafiti A, Zarganis P, Papakonstantinou K, Creatsas G.
Gynecol Oncol. 2009 Mar;112(3):517-20. doi: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2008.11.009. Epub 2008 Dec 30. PubMed PMID: 19117598

Serum adiponectin during pregnancy and postpartum in women with gestational diabetes and normal controls

Vitoratos N, Deliveliotou A, Vlahos NF, Mastorakos G, Papadias K, Botsis D, Creatsas GK
Gynecol Endocrinol. 2008 Nov;24(11):614-9. doi: 10.1080/09513590802342866. PubMed PMID: 19031217

Bizarre leiomyoma of the posterior vaginal fornix

Vlahos N, Economopoulos K, Skarpidi E, Moraitis D
Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2008 Sep;102(3):296-7. doi: 10.1016/j.ijgo.2008.04.002. Epub 2008 May 27. PubMed PMID: 18501906

Hypersensitivity to proton pump inhibitors: lansoprazole-induced Kounis syndrome

Vlahos NP, Vavilis GK, Giannelou AG, Georgopoulou CN, Kommata VJ, Kougias CT, Tsartsalis DN, Kounis GN, Mazarakis A, Batsolaki M, Gouvelou-Deligianni GV, Hahalis G, Kounis NG
Int J Cardiol. 2009 May 29;134(3):e94-6. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2007.12.099. Epub 2008 Apr 2. PubMed PMID: 18378022

Randomized controlled trial comparing superovulation with letrozole versus recombinant follicle-stimulating hormone combined with intrauterine insemination for couples with unexplained infertility who had failed clomiphene citrate stimulation and intrauterine insemination

Gregoriou O, Vlahos NF, Konidaris S, Papadias K, Botsis D, Creatsas GK
Fertil Steril. 2008 Sep;90(3):678-83. Epub 2007 Oct 25. PubMed PMID: 17961561

Variations in L-selectin ligand expression in the luteal-phase endometrium after final oocyte maturation with human chorionic gonadotropin compared with a gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist

ipari CW, Zhao Y, King JA, Alexander CJ, Bankowski BB, Lai TH, Garcia J, Vlahos NP
Fertil Steril. 2008 Sep;90(3):876-8. Epub 2007 Sep 4. PubMed PMID: 17765234

Laparoscopic tubal reanastomosis using robotics: experience from a teaching institution

Vlahos NF, Bankowski BJ, King JA, Shiller DA
J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2007 Apr;17(2):180-5. PubMed PMID: 17484644

Prevention and management of ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome

Vlahos NF, Gregoriou O
Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2006 Dec;1092:247-64. Review. PubMed PMID: 17308149

Immunological localization of syndecan-1 in human endometrium throughout the menstrual cycle

Lai TH, King JA, Shih IeM, Vlahos NF, Zhao Y
Fertil Steril. 2007 Jan;87(1):121-6. Epub 2006 Nov 16. PubMed PMID: 17113089

Effect of luteal-phase support on endometrial L-selectin ligand expression after recombinant follicle-stimulating hormone and ganirelix acetate for in vitro fertilization

Vlahos NF, Lipari CW, Bankowski B, Lai TH, King JA, Shih IeM, Fragakis K, Zhao Y
J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2006 Oct;91(10):4043-9. Epub 2006 Jul 25. PubMed PMID: 16868054

Septate uterus with cervical duplication and a longitudinal vaginal septum: a müllerian anomaly without a classification

Pavone ME, King JA, Vlahos N.
Fertil Steril. 2006 Feb;85(2):494.e9-10. PubMed PMID: 16595238

Expression of L-selectin ligands in human endometrium during the implantation window after controlled ovarian stimulation for oocyte donation

Zorbas KA, Economopoulos KP, Vlahos NF.
Fertil Steril. 2006 Mar;85(3):761-3. PubMed PMID: 16500358

Hysteroscopic resection of a large submucosal fibroid using intermittent bimanual uterine massage and a bipolar resectoscope: a case report

Vlahos NF.
J Reprod Med. 2005 Jul;50(7):543-6. PubMed PMID: 16130854

Women with ovulatory dysfunction undergoing ovarian stimulation with clomiphene citrate for intrauterine insemination may benefit from administration of human chorionic gonadotropin

Vlahos NF, Coker L, Lawler C, Zhao Y, Bankowski B, Wallach EE
Fertil Steril. 2005 May;83(5):1510-6. PubMed PMID: 15866592

An oocyte donation protocol using the GnRH antagonist ganirelix acetate, does not compromise embryo quality and is associated with high pregnancy rates

Vlahos NF, Bankowski BJ, Zacur HA, Garcia JE, Wallach EE, Zhao Y
Arch Gynecol Obstet. 2005 Jun;272(1):1-6. Epub 2005 Apr 19. PubMed PMID: 15838696

Differential expression of L-selectin ligand in the endometrium during the menstrual cycle

Lai TH, Shih IeM, Vlahos N, Ho CL, Wallach E, Zhao Y
Fertil Steril. 2005 Apr;83 Suppl 1:1297-302. PubMed PMID: 15831305

Non-puerperal uterine rupture after use of misoprostol and a Foley catheter for management of uterine bleeding

Vlahos NP, Bankowski BJ, Makrakis E
Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2005 Mar;88(3):331-2. Epub 2005 Jan 13. PubMed PMID: 15733896

Uterine myomas: an overview of development, clinical features, and management

Wallach EE, Vlahos NF
Obstet Gynecol. 2004 Aug;104(2):393-406. Review. PubMed PMID: 15292018

Impact of semen characteristics on the success of intrauterine insemination

Zhao Y, Vlahos N, Wyncott D, Petrella C, Garcia J, Zacur H, Wallach EE
J Assist Reprod Genet. 2004 May;21(5):143-8. PubMed PMID: 15279320; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3455523

Assisted reproductive technology in the new millennium: part II

Boyle KE, Vlahos N, Jarow JP
Urology 2004 Feb;63(2):217-24. Review. PubMed PMID: 14972457

Assisted reproductive technology in the new millennium: part I

Boyle KE, Vlahos N, Jarow JP
Urology. 2004 Jan;63(1):2-6. Review. PubMed PMID: 14751335

Clinical outcome of using ganirelix acetate versus a 4-day follicular phase leuprolide acetate protocol in unselected women undergoing in vitro fertilization

Posada MN, Vlahos NP, Jurema MW, Bracero NJ, Wallach EE, Garcia JE
Fertil Steril. 2003 Jul;80(1):103-10. PubMed PMID: 12849810

Understanding pelvic adhesions. How to get up to date with procedures, codes

Vlahos NF, Zeisset A
J AHIMA. 2003 May;74(5):74-7; quiz 79-80. PubMed PMID: 12747156

An unusual complication of tubal anastomosis

Jurema MW, Vlahos NP
Fertil Steril. 2003 Mar;79(3):624-7. PubMed PMID: 12620452

Prolactin gene expression in human ovarian follicular cells

Phelps JY, Bugg EM, Shamblott MJ, Vlahos NP, Whelan J, Zacur HA
Fertil Steril. 2003 Jan;79(1):182-5. PubMed PMID: 12524085

Prolactin receptor gene expression and immunolocalization of the prolactin receptor in human luteinized granulosa cells

Vlahos NP, Bugg EM, Shamblott MJ, Phelps JY, Gearhart JD, Zacur HA
Mol Hum Reprod. 2001 Nov;7(11):1033-8. PubMed PMID: 11675469

The ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome

Whelan JG 3rd, Vlahos NF
Fertil Steril. 2000 May;73(5):883-96. Review. PubMed PMID: 10785212

Clinical significance of the qualification of atypical squamous cells of undetermined significance: An analysis on the basis of histologic diagnoses

Vlahos NP, Dragisic KG, Wallach EE, Burroughs FH, Fluck S, Rosenthal DL
Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2000 Apr;182(4):885-90. PubMed PMID: 10764467

Exogenous luteinizing hormone (LH) increases estradiol response patterns in poor responders with low serum LH concentrations

Phelps JY, Figueira-Armada L, Levine AS, Vlahos NP, Roshanfekr D, Zacur HA, Garcia JE
J Assist Reprod Genet. 1999 Aug;16(7):363-8. PubMed PMID: 10459519; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3455780

Cervical sarcoma botryoides. A case report

Vlahos NP, Matthews R, Veridiano NP
J Reprod Med. 1999 Mar;44(3):306-8. PubMed PMID: 10202753

Fertility drugs, and ovarian cancer

Vlahos N., Parity
Fertil Steril. 1998, Jan;69(1):168-9. PubMed PMID: 9457960

Color and pulsed Doppler sonography, gray-scale imaging, and serum CA 125 in the assessment of adnexal disease

Gene amplification affecting O(6)-alkylguanine-DNA alkyltransferase activity is not detected in nitrosourea resistant or sensitive human cell lines

Predanic M, Vlahos N, Pennisi JA, Moukhtar M, Aleem FA
Obstet Gynecol. 1996 Aug;88(2):283-8. PubMed PMID: 8692517

Gene amplification affecting O(6)-alkylguanine-DNA alkyltransferase activity is not detected in nitrosourea resistant or sensitive human cell lines

Vlahos NS
, Futscher BW, Hora NK, Trent JM, Erickson LC
Carcinogenesis. 1990 Mar;11(3):479-83. PubMed PMID: 2311191