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Moschonis G, Kanellakis S, Papaioannou N, Schaafsma A, Manios Y. Possible

site-specific effect of an intervention combining nutrition and lifestyle

counselling with consumption of fortified dairy products on bone mass: the

Postmenopausal Health Study II. J Bone Miner Metab. 2011 Apr 1. [Epub ahead of

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Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University of Athens, 70, El.Venizelou Ave, Kallithea, 176 71, Athens, Greece, gmoschi@hua.gr.

Pneumaticos SG, Zafeiris CP, Chronopoulos E, Kassi E, Lyritis GP. Continuous

Medical Education in Metabolic Bone Deseases Hellenic Osteoporosis Foundation

(HELIOS). Vitamin D deficiency resulting to a subsequent vertebral fracture after

kyphoplasty. J Musculoskelet Neuronal Interact. 2011 Mar;11(1):81-3. PubMed PMID:


3rd Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Athens, KAT Hospital, Greece.


Manios Y, Moschonis G, Lyritis GP. Seasonal variations of vitamin D status in

Greek postmenopausal women receiving enriched dairy products for 30 months: the

Postmenopausal Health Study. Eur J Clin Nutr. 2011 Mar;65(3):412-4. Epub 2011 Jan

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Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University of Athens, 70, El.Venizelou Ave, Kallithea, 176 71, Athens, Greece, gmoschi@hua.gr.


Georgoulas TI, Tournis S, Lyritis GP. Development of osteomalacic myopathy in

a morbidly obese woman following bariatric surgery. J Musculoskelet Neuronal

Interact. 2010 Dec;10(4):287-9. PubMed PMID: 21116067.

Hellenic Osteoporosis Foundation, Kifissia, Greece.


Stathopoulou MG, Dedoussis GV, Trovas G, Theodoraki EV, Katsalira A, Dontas

IA, Hammond N, Deloukas P, Lyritis GP. The role of vitamin D receptor gene

polymorphisms in the bone mineral density of Greek postmenopausal women with low

calcium intake. J Nutr Biochem. 2010 Nov 5. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID:


Department of Nutrition – Dietetics, Harokopio University, 17671 Athens, Greece; Laboratory for Research of the Musculoskeletal System, School of Medicine, University of Athens, 14561 Athens, Greece.


Stathopoulou MG, Dedoussis GV, Trovas G, Katsalira A, Hammond N, Deloukas P, Lyritis GP. Low-density lipoprotein receptor-related protein 5 polymorphisms are associated with bone mineral density in Greek postmenopausal women: an

interaction with calcium intake. J Am Diet Assoc. 2010 Jul;110(7):1078-83.

Erratum in: J Am Diet Assoc. 2010 Oct;110(10):1572. PubMed PMID: 20630166.

Department of Dietetics and Nutrition, Harokopio University, 17671 Athens, Greece.


Dionyssiotis Y, Galanos A, Michas G, Trovas G, Lyritis GP. Assessment of

musculoskeletal system in women with jumping mechanography. Int J Womens Health.

2010 Aug 9;1:113-8. PubMed PMID: 21072281; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2971710.


Lyritis GP, Georgoulas T, Zafeiris CP. Bone anabolic versus bone anticatabolic

treatment of postmenopausal osteoporosis. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2010 Sep;1205:277-83.

doi: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.2010.05666.x. Review. PubMed PMID: 20840284.

Postgraduate Course on Metabolic Bone Disease, Faculty of Medicine, University of Athens, Greece. glyritis@heliost.gr


Lyritis G, Marin F, Barker C, Pfeifer M, Farrerons J, Brixen K, del Pino J,

Keen R, Nickelsen TN; EUROFORS Study Group. Back pain during different sequential

treatment regimens of teriparatide: results from EUROFORS. Curr Med Res Opin.

2010 Aug;26(8):1799-807. PubMed PMID: 20482322.

University of Athens, Greece.


Tournis S, Michopoulou E, Fatouros IG, Paspati I, Michalopoulou M, Raptou P,

Leontsini D, Avloniti A, Krekoukia M, Zouvelou V, Galanos A, Aggelousis N, Kambas

A, Douroudos I, Lyritis GP, Taxildaris K, Pappaioannou N. Effect of rhythmic

gymnastics on volumetric bone mineral density and bone geometry in premenarcheal

female athletes and controls. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2010 Jun;95(6):2755-62.

Epub 2010 Apr 7. PubMed PMID: 20375211.


Dionyssiotis Y, Paspati I, Trovas G, Galanos A, Lyritis GP. Association of

physical exercise and calcium intake with bone mass measured by quantitative

ultrasound. BMC Womens Health. 2010 Apr 7;10:12. PubMed PMID: 20374619; PubMed

Central PMCID: PMC2858094.


Moschonis G, Katsaroli I, Lyritis GP, Manios Y. The effects of a 30-month

dietary intervention on bone mineral density: the Postmenopausal Health Study. Br

J Nutr. 2010 Jul;104(1):100-7. Epub 2010 Apr 7. PubMed PMID: 20370938.

Department of Nutrition & Dietetics, Harokopio University of Athens, Athens, Greece


Dionyssiotis Y, Lyritis GP, Papaioannou N, Papagelopoulos P, Thomaides T.

Influence of neurological level of injury in bones, muscles, and fat in

paraplegia. J Rehabil Res Dev. 2009;46(8):1037-44. PubMed PMID: 20157860.

Rehabilitation Department, General Hospital of Rhodes, Agioi Apostoloi, Rhodes, Greece.


Dontas IA, Tsolakis AI, Khaldi L, Patra E, Lyritis GP. Malocclusion in aging

Wistar rats. J Am Assoc Lab Anim Sci. 2010 Jan;49(1):22-6. PubMed PMID: 20122311;

PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2824962.


Anastassopoulos G, Panteliou S, Christopoulou G, Stavropoulou A,

Panagiotopoulos E, Lyritis G, Khaldi L, Varakis J, Karamanos N. Vibrational bone

characteristics versus bone density for the assessment of osteoporosis in

ovariectomized rats. J Med Eng Technol. 2010 Jan;34(1):35-42. PubMed PMID:


Department of Mechanical Engineering and Aeronautics, University of Patras, Patras, Greece.


Petrou CG, Karachalios TS, Khaldi L, Karantanas AH, Lyritis GP. Calcitonin

effect on Achilles tendon healing. An experimental study on rabbits. J

Musculoskelet Neuronal Interact. 2009 Jul-Sep;9(3):147-54. PubMed PMID: 19724149.

Department of Orthopaedics, Hatzicostas General Hospital, Messolongi, Greece.


Cummings SR, San Martin J, McClung MR, Siris ES, Eastell R, Reid IR, Delmas

P, Zoog HB, Austin M, Wang A, Kutilek S, Adami S, Zanchetta J, Libanati C,

Siddhanti S, Christiansen C; FREEDOM Trial. Denosumab for prevention of fractures

in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis. N Engl J Med. 2009 Aug

20;361(8):756-65. Epub 2009 Aug 11. Erratum in: N Engl J Med. 2009 Nov

5;361(19):1914. PubMed PMID: 19671655.

San Francisco Coordinating Center, California Pacific Medical Center Research Institute and University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA. hglicklandes@sfcc-cpmc.net


Provatidis C, Vossou C, Koukoulis I, Balanika A, Baltas C, Lyritis G. A pilot

finite element study of an osteoporotic L1-vertebra compared to one with normal

T-score. Comput Methods Biomech Biomed Engin. 2010;13(2):185-95. PubMed PMID:


Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Zografos Campus, Athens, Greece. cprovat@central.ntua.gr


Rizzoli R, Bruyere O, Cannata-Andia JB, Devogelaer JP, Lyritis G, Ringe JD,

Vellas B, Reginster JY. Management of osteoporosis in the elderly. Curr Med Res

Opin. 2009 Oct;25(10):2373-87. Review. PubMed PMID: 19650751.

Division of Bone Diseases, Department of Rehabilitation and Geriatrics, Geneva University Hospitals and Faculty of Medicine, Rue Micheli-du-Crest 24, 1211, Geneva 14, Switzerland. Rene.Rizzoli@unige.ch

Trovas G, Tsekoura M, Galanos A, Dionyssiotis Y, Dontas I, Lyritis G,

Papaioanou N. Quantitative ultrasound of the calcaneus in greek women: normative

data are different from the manufacturer’s normal range. J Clin Densitom. 2009

Jul-Sep;12(3):353-9. Epub 2009 Jul 9. PubMed PMID: 19592284.


Lips P, Jameson K, Bianchi ML, Goemaere S, Boonen S, Reeve J, Stepan J,

Johnell O, van Schoor NM, Dennison E, Kanis JA, Cooper C; Working Group for

Quality of Life of the International Osteoporosis Foundation. Validation of the

IOF quality of life questionnaire for patients with wrist fracture. Osteoporos

Int. 2010 Jan;21(1):61-70. Epub 2009 Jun 6. PubMed PMID: 19504036; PubMed Central

PMCID: PMC2788146.

Department of Internal Medicine, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. p.lips@vumc.nl


Kokoroghiannis C, Charopoulos I, Lyritis G, Raptou P, Karachalios T,

Papaioannou N. Correlation of pQCT bone strength index with mechanical testing in

distraction osteogenesis. Bone. 2009 Sep;45(3):512-6. Epub 2009 Jun 2. PubMed

PMID: 19497394.

5th Orthopaedic Department, KAT Hospital, 2 Nikis Street, Kifisia, 14561, Athens, Greece.


Manios Y, Moschonis G, Panagiotakos DB, Farajian P, Trovas G, Lyritis GP.

Changes in biochemical indices of bone metabolism in post-menopausal women

following a dietary intervention with fortified dairy products. J Hum Nutr Diet.

2009 Apr;22(2):156-65. Epub 2009 Feb 13. PubMed PMID: 19226352.

Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University of Athens, Athens, Greece. manios@hua.g


Provatidis C, Vossou C, Petropoulou E, Balanika A, Lyritis G. A finite

element analysis of a T12 vertebra in two consecutive examinations to evaluate

the progress of osteoporosis. Med Eng Phys. 2009 Jul;31(6):632-41. Epub 2009 Jan

  1. PubMed PMID: 19186094.

School of Mechanical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Zografos Campus, 9 Heroes of Polytechnion Ave., GR-15780 Athens, Greece. cprovat@central.ntua.gr


Tsolakis AI, Khaldi L, Makou M, Lyritis GP, Spyropoulos MN, Dontas IA.

Cortical bone response adjacent to applied light orthodontic forces in

ovariectomized rats. J Musculoskelet Neuronal Interact. 2008 Oct-Dec;8(4):375-8.

PubMed PMID: 19147975.

Department of Orthodontics, School of Dentistry, University of Athens, Greece. apostso@otenet.gr


Lelovas PP, Xanthos TT, Thoma SE, Lyritis GP, Dontas IA. The laboratory rat

as an animal model for osteoporosis research. Comp Med. 2008 Oct;58(5):424-30.

Review. PubMed PMID: 19004367; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2707131.


Minne H, Audran M, Simões ME, Obermayer-Pietsch B, Sigurðsson G, Marín F,

Dalsky GP, Nickelsen T; EUROFORS Study Group. Bone density after teriparatide in

patients with or without prior antiresorptive treatment: one-year results from

the EUROFORS study. Curr Med Res Opin. 2008 Nov;24(11):3117-28. Epub 2008 Oct 6.

PubMed PMID: 18838053.

Klinik Der Furstenhof, Bad Pyrmont, Germany.


Dionyssiotis Y, Dontas IA, Economopoulos D, Lyritis GP. Rehabilitation after

falls and fractures. J Musculoskelet Neuronal Interact. 2008 Jul-Sep;8(3):244-50.

Review. PubMed PMID: 18799857.


Bruyere O, Brandi ML, Burlet N, Harvey N, Lyritis G, Minne H, Boonen S,

Reginster JY, Rizzoli R, Akesson K. Post-fracture management of patients with hip

fracture: a perspective. Curr Med Res Opin. 2008 Oct;24(10):2841-51. Epub 2008

Aug 28. Review. PubMed PMID: 18759997.

Department of Public Health, Epidemiology & Health Economics, University of Liège, Liège, Belgium. Olivier.Bruyere@ulg.ac.be


Charopoulos I, Trovas G, Stathopoulou M, Kyriazopoulos P, Galanos A, Dedoussis

G, Antonogiannakis E, Lyritis GP. Lack of association between vitamin D and

calcitonin receptor gene polymorphisms and forearm bone values of young Greek

males. J Musculoskelet Neuronal Interact. 2008 Apr-Jun;8(2):196-203. PubMed PMID:



Obermayer-Pietsch BM, Marin F, McCloskey EV, Hadji P, Farrerons J, Boonen S,

Audran M, Barker C, Anastasilakis AD, Fraser WD, Nickelsen T; EUROFORS

Investigators. Effects of two years of daily teriparatide treatment on BMD in

postmenopausal women with severe osteoporosis with and without prior

antiresorptive treatment. J Bone Miner Res. 2008 Oct;23(10):1591-600. PubMed

PMID: 18505369.

Klinische Abteilung Endokrinologie/Nuklearmedizin, Universitätsklinik für Innere Medizin, Medizinische Universität, Graz, Austria. barbara.obermayer@meduni-graz.at


van Meurs JB, Trikalinos TA, Ralston SH, Balcells S, Brandi ML, Brixen K,

Kiel DP, Langdahl BL, Lips P, Ljunggren O, Lorenc R, Obermayer-Pietsch B, Ohlsson

C, Pettersson U, Reid DM, Rousseau F, Scollen S, Van Hul W, Agueda L, Akesson K,

Benevolenskaya LI, Ferrari SL, Hallmans G, Hofman A, Husted LB, Kruk M, Kaptoge

S, Karasik D, Karlsson MK, Lorentzon M, Masi L, McGuigan FE, Mellström D,

Mosekilde L, Nogues X, Pols HA, Reeve J, Renner W, Rivadeneira F, van Schoor NM,

Weber K, Ioannidis JP, Uitterlinden AG; GENOMOS Study. Large-scale analysis of

association between LRP5 and LRP6 variants and osteoporosis. JAMA. 2008 Mar

19;299(11):1277-90. PubMed PMID: 18349089.

Department of Internal Medicine, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.


Langdahl BL, Uitterlinden AG, Ralston SH, Trikalinos TA, Balcells S, Brandi

ML, Scollen S, Lips P, Lorenc R, Obermayer-Pietsch B, Reid DM, Armas JB, Arp PP,

Bassiti A, Bustamante M, Husted LB, Carey AH, Pérez Cano R, Dobnig H, Dunning AM,

Fahrleitner-Pammer A, Falchetti A, Karczmarewicz E, Kruk M, van Leeuwen JP, Masi

L, van Meurs JB, Mangion J, McGuigan FE, Mellibovsky L, Mosekilde L, Nogués X,

Pols HA, Reeve J, Renner W, Rivadeneira F, van Schoor NM, Ioannidis JP; APOSS

investigators; DOPS investigators; EPOS investigators; EPOLOS investigators;

FAMOS investigators; LASA investigators; ERGO investigators; GENOMOS Study.

Large-scale analysis of association between polymorphisms in the transforming

growth factor beta 1 gene (TGFB1) and osteoporosis: the GENOMOS study. Bone. 2008

May;42(5):969-81. Epub 2007 Dec 3. PubMed PMID: 18284942.

Department of Endocrinology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark. bente.langdahl@as.aaa.dk


Tournis S. Improvement in bone strength parameters. The role of strontium

ranelate. J Musculoskelet Neuronal Interact. 2007 Jul-Sep;7(3):266-7. Review.

PubMed PMID: 17947810.


Boonen S, Marin F, Obermayer-Pietsch B, Simões ME, Barker C, Glass EV, Hadji

P, Lyritis G, Oertel H, Nickelsen T, McCloskey EV; EUROFORS Investigators.

Effects of previous antiresorptive therapy on the bone mineral density response

to two years of teriparatide treatment in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis.

J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2008 Mar;93(3):852-60. Epub 2007 Dec 26. PubMed PMID:


Leuven University Center for Metabolic Bone Diseases and Division of Geriatric Medicine, Universitaire Ziekenhuizen, K. U. Leuven, Herestraat 49, B-3000 Leuven, Belgium. steven.boonen@uz.kuleuven.ac.be


Yiannakopoulos CK, Kanellopoulos AD, Trovas GP, Dontas IA, Lyritis GP. The

biomechanical capacity of the periosteum in intact long bones. Arch Orthop Trauma

Surg. 2008 Jan;128(1):117-20. Epub 2007 Sep 15. PubMed PMID: 17874324.


Manios Y, Moschonis G, Trovas G, Lyritis GP. Changes in biochemical indexes of

bone metabolism and bone mineral density after a 12-mo dietary intervention

program: the Postmenopausal Health Study. Am J Clin Nutr. 2007 Sep;86(3):781-9.

PubMed PMID: 17823446.

Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University, Athens, Greece. manios@hua.gr


Dionyssiotis Y, Trovas G, Galanos A, Raptou P, Papaioannou N, Papagelopoulos

P, Petropoulou K, Lyritis GP. Bone loss and mechanical properties of tibia in

spinal cord injured men. J Musculoskelet Neuronal Interact. 2007

Jan-Mar;7(1):62-8. PubMed PMID: 17396008.


Tournis S, Economopoulos D, Lyritis GP. Strontium ranelate: a novel treatment

in postmenopausal osteoporosis. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2006 Dec;1092:403-7. Review.

PubMed PMID: 17308165.


Politi PK, Havaki S, Manta P, Lyritis G. Bupivacaine-induced regeneration of

rat soleus muscle: ultrastructural and immunohistochemical aspects. Ultrastruct

Pathol. 2006 Nov-Dec;30(6):461-9. PubMed PMID: 17182439.

Department of Sports Medicine and Biology of Exercise, Faculty of Physical Education and Sport Sciences, University of Athens, Athens, Greece. politip@hotmail.com


Papaioannou NA, Triantafillopoulos IK, Khaldi L, Krallis N, Galanos A, Lyritis

  1. Effect of calcitonin in early and late stages of experimentally induced

osteoarthritis. A histomorphometric study. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2007

Apr;15(4):386-95. Epub 2006 Dec 6. PubMed PMID: 17157537.


Lappa V, Dontas IA, Trovas G, Constantelou E, Galanos A, Lyritis GP.

Quantitative ultrasound is better correlated with bone mineral density and

biochemical bone markers in elderly women. Clin Rheumatol. 2007

Jul;26(7):1067-73. Epub 2006 Nov 21. PubMed PMID: 17119863.


Tournis S, Lyritis GP. Imatinib and altered bone and mineral metabolism. N

Engl J Med. 2006 Aug 10;355(6):627; author reply 628-9. Erratum in: N Engl J Med.

2006 Oct 12;355(15):1627. PubMed PMID: 16906646.


Kyriazopoulos P, Trovas G, Charopoulos J, Antonogiannakis E, Galanos A,

Lyritis G. Lifestyle factors and forearm bone density in young Greek men. Clin

Endocrinol (Oxf). 2006 Aug;65(2):234-8. PubMed PMID: 16886966.


Kaptoge S, Armbrecht G, Felsenberg D, Lunt M, Weber K, Boonen S, Jajic I,

Stepan JJ, Banzer D, Reisinger W, Janott J, Kragl G, Scheidt-Nave C, Felsch B,

Matthis C, Raspe HH, Lyritis G, Póor G, Nuti R, Miazgowski T, Hoszowski K, Armas

JB, Vaz AL, Benevolenskaya LI, Masaryk P, Cannata JB, Johnell O, Reid DM, Bhalla

A, Woolf AD, Todd CJ, Cooper C, Eastell R, Kanis JA, O’Neill TW, Silman AJ, Reeve

  1. Whom to treat? The contribution of vertebral X-rays to risk-based algorithms

for fracture prediction. Results from the European Prospective Osteoporosis

Study. Osteoporos Int. 2006;17(9):1369-81. Epub 2006 Jul 5. PubMed PMID:


Department of Medicine & Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK


Charopoulos I, Tournis S, Trovas G, Raptou P, Kaldrymides P, Skarandavos G,

Katsalira K, Lyritis GP. Effect of primary hyperparathyroidism on volumetric bone

mineral density and bone geometry assessed by peripheral quantitative computed

tomography in postmenopausal women. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2006

May;91(5):1748-53. Epub 2006 Feb 21. PubMed PMID: 16492695.


Karagiannis A, Papakitsou E, Dretakis K, Galanos A, Megas P, Lambiris E,

Lyritis GP. Mortality rates of patients with a hip fracture in a southwestern

district of Greece: ten-year follow-up with reference to the type of fracture.

Calcif Tissue Int. 2006 Feb;78(2):72-7. Epub 2006 Feb 6. PubMed PMID: 16467975.

Orthopedic Department, University Hospital, University of Patras, Patras, Greece.


Baltas CS, Balanika AP, Raptou PD, Tournis S, Lyritis GP; Hellenic guidelines

on bone densitometry working group. Clinical practice guidelines proposed by the

Hellenic Foundation of Osteoporosis for the management of osteoporosis based on

DXA results. J Musculoskelet Neuronal Interact. 2005 Oct-Dec;5(4):388-92. PubMed

PMID: 16340144.

Radiology Imaging Department, Athens General Hospital G. Gennimatas, Greece. mpaltas@hotmail.com


Stavropoulou A, Christopoulou GE, Anastassopoulos G, Panteliou SD, Lyritis

GP, Spiliotis BE, Karamanos NK, Panagiotopoulos E, Lambiris E. Alteration in

serum leptin correlates with alterations in serum N-telopeptide of collagen type

I and serum osteocalcin during the progression of osteoporosis in ovariectomized

rats. Clin Chem Lab Med. 2005;43(12):1359-65. PubMed PMID: 16309373.

Department of Anatomy, Medical School, University of Patras, and Department of Pediatrics, Patras University Hospital, Greece.


Yiannakopoulos CK, Kanellopoulos AD, Dontas IA, Trovas G, Korres DS, Lyritis

  1. The symmetry of the medial collateral and anterior cruciate ligament

properties: a biochemical study in the rat hind limb. J Musculoskelet Neuronal

Interact. 2005 Jun;5(2):170-3. PubMed PMID: 15951634.


Dontas I, Halabalaki M, Moutsatsou P, Mitakou S, Papoutsi Z, Khaldi L,

Galanos A, Lyritis GP. Protective effect of plant extract from Onobrychis

ebenoides on ovariectomy-induced bone loss in rats. Maturitas. 2006 Jan

20;53(2):234-42. Epub 2005 Jun 23. PubMed PMID: 15979258.


Tournis ST, Giannikou PV, Paspati IN, Katsalira EA, Voskaki IC, Lyritis GP.

Co-existence of X-linked hypophosphatemic rickets (XLH) and primary

hyperparathyroidism: case report and review of the literature. J Musculoskelet

Neuronal Interact. 2005 Jun;5(2):150-4. PubMed PMID: 15951631.


Khaldi L, Karachalios T, Galanos A, Lyritis GP. Morphometric changes in the

epiphyseal plate of the growing and young adult male rat after long-term salmon

calcitonin administration. Calcif Tissue Int. 2005 Jun;76(6):426-32. Epub 2005

May 19. PubMed PMID: 15895285.


Eleftheriades MI, Lambrinoudaki IV, Christodoulakos GE, Gregoriou OV,

Economou EV, Kouskouni EE, Antoniou AG, Perrea DN, Dontas IA, Raptou PD, Lyritis

GP, Creatsas GC. Effect of oral contraceptive treatment on bone mass acquisition

in skeletally immature young female rats. Contraception. 2005 May;71(5):362-71.

PubMed PMID: 15854638.

Second Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Athens, Aretaieion Hospital, GR-11528 Athens, Greece.


Kaptoge S, Benevolenskaya LI, Bhalla AK, Cannata JB, Boonen S, Falch JA,

Felsenberg D, Finn JD, Nuti R, Hoszowski K, Lorenc R, Miazgowski T, Jajic I,

Lyritis G, Masaryk P, Naves-Diaz M, Poor G, Reid DM, Scheidt-Nave C, Stepan JJ,

Todd CJ, Weber K, Woolf AD, Roy DK, Lunt M, Pye SR, O’neill TW, Silman AJ, Reeve

  1. Low BMD is less predictive than reported falls for future limb fractures in

women across Europe: results from the European Prospective Osteoporosis Study.

Bone. 2005 Mar;36(3):387-98. PubMed PMID: 15777673.

Strangeways Research Laboratory, University of Cambridge, Wort’s Causeway, Cambridge CB1 8RN, UK. stephen@srl.cam.ac.uk


Lyritis GP. The history of the walls of the Acropolis of Athens and the

natural history of secondary fracture healing process. J Musculoskelet Neuronal

Interact. 2000 Sep;1(1):1-3. PubMed PMID: 15758516.


Lyritis G, Boscainos PJ. Calcitonin effects on cartilage and fracture

healing. J Musculoskelet Neuronal Interact. 2001 Dec;2(2):137-42. PubMed PMID:



Kaskani E, Lyritis GP, Kosmidis C, Galanos A, Andypas G, Chorianopoulos K,

Giagiosis A, Iliadou K, Karagianis A, Katsimichas K, Koskinas A, Matsouka K.

Effect of intermittent administration of 200 IU intranasal salmon calcitonin and

low doses of 1alpha(OH) vitamin D3 on bone mineral density of the lumbar spine

and hip region and biochemical bone markers in women with postmenopausal

osteoporosis: a pilot study. Clin Rheumatol. 2005 Jun;24(3):232-8. Epub 2005 Jan

  1. PubMed PMID: 15647969.


Knopp JA, Diner BM, Blitz M, Lyritis GP, Rowe BH. Calcitonin for treating

acute pain of osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures: a systematic review

of randomized, controlled trials. Osteoporos Int. 2005 Oct;16(10):1281-90. Epub

2004 Dec 22. Review. PubMed PMID: 15614441.

Family Medicine SF1, 22 WMC, University of Alberta Hospital, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2B7, Canada.


Paschalis EP, Shane E, Lyritis G, Skarantavos G, Mendelsohn R, Boskey AL.

Bone fragility and collagen cross-links. J Bone Miner Res. 2004

Dec;19(12):2000-4. Epub 2004 Aug 30. PubMed PMID: 15537443; PubMed Central PMCID:


Mineralized Tissue Division, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, New York, USA


Karachalios T, Tsatsaronis C, Efraimis G, Papadelis P, Lyritis G,

Diakoumopoulos G. The long-term clinical relevance of calcar atrophy caused by

stress shielding in total hip arthroplasty: a 10-year, prospective, randomized

study. J Arthroplasty. 2004 Jun;19(4):469-75. PubMed PMID: 15188106.

Orthopaedic Department, University of Thessaly, Larisa, Hellenic Republic, Greece.


O’Neill TW, Cockerill W, Matthis C, Raspe HH, Lunt M, Cooper C, Banzer D,

Cannata JB, Naves M, Felsch B, Felsenberg D, Janott J, Johnell O, Kanis JA, Kragl

G, Lopes Vaz A, Lyritis G, Masaryk P, Poor G, Reid DM, Reisinger W, Scheidt-Nave

C, Stepan JJ, Todd CJ, Woolf AD, Reeve J, Silman AJ. Back pain, disability, and

radiographic vertebral fracture in European women: a prospective study.

Osteoporos Int. 2004 Sep;15(9):760-5. Epub 2004 May 12. PubMed PMID: 15138664.

ARC Epidemiology Research Unit, University of Manchester, M13 9PT, UK. Terry@fs1.ser.man.ac.uk


Karachalios T, Lyritis GP, Kaloudis J, Roidis N, Katsiri M. The effects of

calcitonin on acute bone loss after pertrochanteric fractures. A prospective,

randomised trial. J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2004 Apr;86(3):350-8. PubMed PMID:



Korres DS, Karachalios T, Roidis N, Lycomitros V, Spiliopoulou CA, Lyritis G.

Structural properties of the axis studied in cadaveric specimens. Clin Orthop

Relat Res. 2004 Jan;(418):134-40. PubMed PMID: 15043104.

1st Orthopaedic Department of Athens University, KAT Hospital, Kifissia, Athens, Hellenic Republic (Greece). dkorres@cc.uoa.gr


Papakitsou EF, Margioris AN, Dretakis KE, Trovas G, Zoras U, Lyritis G,

Dretakis EK, Stergiopoulos K. Body mass index (BMI) and parameters of bone

formation and resorption in postmenopausal women. Maturitas. 2004 Mar

15;47(3):185-93. PubMed PMID: 15036488.

Center for the Study of Osteoporotic Fractures, University of Crete, Heraklion, Crete, Greece. kdret@her.forthnet.gr


Kokoroghiannis C, Papaïoannou N, Lyritis G, Katsiri M, Kalogera P. Calcitonin

administration in a rabbit distraction osteogenesis model. Clin Orthop Relat Res.

2003 Oct;(415):286-92. PubMed PMID: 14612658.


Reeve J, Lunt M, Felsenberg D, Silman AJ, Scheidt-Nave C, Poor G, Gennari C,

Weber K, Lorenc R, Masaryk P, Cannata JB, Dequeker J, Reid DM, Pols HA,

Benevolenskaya LI, Stepan JJ, Miazgowski T, Bhalla A, Bruges Armas J, Eastell R,

Lopes-Vaz A, Lyritis G, Jajic I, Woolf AD, Banzer D, Reisinger W, Todd CJ, Felsch

B, Havelka S, Hoszowski K, Janott J, Johnell O, Raspe HH, Yershova OB, Kanis JA,

Armbrecht G, Finn JD, Gowin W, O’Neill TW; European Prospective Osteoporosis

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European men and women in the sixth to ninth decades of age: the European

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Department of Medicine, Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge, United Kingdom. michele@srl.cam.ac.uk


Roidis N, Karachalios T, Khaldi L, Stamos K, Lyritis GP. The role of

stainless steel wire mesh and cement in bone allograft incorporation in impaction

grafting technique: an experimental study in rabbits. J Arthroplasty. 2003

Jun;18(4):484-93. PubMed PMID: 12820093.

Department of Orthopadic Surgery, Universisty of Athens, Larissa, Hallenic Republic (Grece).


Roy DK, O’Neill TW, Finn JD, Lunt M, Silman AJ, Felsenberg D, Armbrecht G,

Banzer D, Benevolenskaya LI, Bhalla A, Bruges Armas J, Cannata JB, Cooper C,

Dequeker J, Diaz MN, Eastell R, Yershova OB, Felsch B, Gowin W, Havelka S,

Hoszowski K, Ismail AA, Jajic I, Janott I, Johnell O, Kanis JA, Kragl G, Lopez

Vaz A, Lorenc R, Lyritis G, Masaryk P, Matthis C, Miazgowski T, Gennari C, Pols

HA, Poor G, Raspe HH, Reid DM, Reisinger W, Scheidt-Nave C, Stepan JJ, Todd CJ,

Weber K, Woolf AD, Reeve J; European Prospective Osteoporosis Study (EPOS).

Determinants of incident vertebral fracture in men and women: results from the

European Prospective Osteoporosis Study (EPOS). Osteoporos Int. 2003

Jan;14(1):19-26. PubMed PMID: 12577181.

ARC Epidemiology Unit, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK.


Roy DK, Pye SR, Lunt M, O’Neill TW, Todd C, Raspe H, Reeve J, Silman AJ,

Weber K, Dequeker J, Jajic I, Stepan J, Delmas PD, Marchand F, Reisinger W,

Banzer D, Felsenberg D, Janott J, Kragl G, Schiedt-Nave C, Felsch B, Raspe H,

Matthis C, Lyritis G, Poor G, Gennari C, Pols HA, Falch JA, Miazgowski T,

Hoszowski K, Lorenc R, Bruges Armas J, Lopes Vaz A, Benevolenskaya LI, Masaryk P,

Rapado A, Cannata JB, Naves-Diaz M, Johnell O, Dilsen G, Reid DM, Bhalla AK, Todd

C, Reeve J, Finn JD, Ismail A, Lunt M, O’Neill TW, Pye SR, Roy DK, Kanis JA,

Cooper C, Woolf AD; European Prospective Osteoporosis Study (EPOS) Group. Falls

explain between-center differences in the incidence of limb fracture across

Europe. Bone. 2002 Dec;31(6):712-7. PubMed PMID: 12531567.

ARC Epidemiology Unit, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK.


Ismail AA, Pye SR, Cockerill WC, Lunt M, Silman AJ, Reeve J, Banzer D,

Benevolenskaya LI, Bhalla A, Bruges Armas J, Cannata JB, Cooper C, Delmas PD,

Dequeker J, Dilsen G, Falch JA, Felsch B, Felsenberg D, Finn JD, Gennari C,

Hoszowski K, Jajic I, Janott J, Johnell O, Kanis JA, Kragl G, Lopez Vaz A, Lorenc

R, Lyritis G, Marchand F, Masaryk P, Matthis C, Miazgowski T, Naves-Diaz M, Pols

HA, Poor G, Rapado A, Raspe HH, Reid DM, Reisinger W, Scheidt-Nave C, Stepan J,

Todd C, Weber K, Woolf AD, O’Neill TW. Incidence of limb fracture across Europe:

results from the European Prospective Osteoporosis Study (EPOS). Osteoporos Int.

2002 Jul;13(7):565-71. PubMed PMID: 12111017.

ARC Epidemiology Unit, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK.


Rallis G, Mourouzis C, Ainatzoglou M, Lyritis G, Zachariades N. Orthognathic

surgery for trichorhinophalangeal syndrome type I. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2002

Jun;109(7):2599-600. PubMed PMID: 12045608.

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Lyritis GP, Trovas G. Analgesic effects of calcitonin. Bone. 2002 May;30(5

Suppl):71S-74S. Review. PubMed PMID: 12008162.


Trovas GP, Lyritis GP, Galanos A, Raptou P, Constantelou E. A randomized

trial of nasal spray salmon calcitonin in men with idiopathic osteoporosis:

effects on bone mineral density and bone markers. J Bone Miner Res. 2002

Mar;17(3):521-7. PubMed PMID: 11874243.


Trovas G, Lyritis GP, Galanos A, Raptou P, Katsiri M. Influence of weight

gain on spine mineral density in postmenopausal women. Calcif Tissue Int. 1999

May;64(5):380-3. PubMed PMID: 10203413.


Ismail AA, Cockerill W, Cooper C, Finn JD, Abendroth K, Parisi G, Banzer D,

Benevolenskaya LI, Bhalla AK, Armas JB, Cannata JB, Delmas PD, Dequeker J, Dilsen

G, Eastell R, Ershova O, Falch JA, Felsch B, Havelka S, Hoszowski K, Jajic I,

Kragl U, Johnell O, Lopez Vaz A, Lorenc R, Lyritis G, Marchand F, Masaryk P,

Matthis C, Miazgowski T, Pols HA, Poor G, Rapado A, Raspe HH, Reid DM, Reisinger

W, Janott J, Scheidt-Nave C, Stepan J, Todd C, Weber K, Woolf AD, Ambrecht G,

Gowin W, Felsenberg D, Lunt M, Kanis JA, Reeve J, Silman AJ, O’Neill TW.

Prevalent vertebral deformity predicts incident hip though not distal forearm

fracture: results from the European Prospective Osteoporosis Study. Osteoporos

Int. 2001;12(2):85-90. PubMed PMID: 11303719.

ARC Epidemiology Unit, University of Manchester, UK


Paspati I, Lyritis GP. Metastatic lung cancer detected by lumbar bone

densitometry: a case report. Clin Nucl Med. 2000 Sep;25(9):691-3. PubMed PMID:



Karachalios T, Scambardonis D, Khaldi L, Raptou P, Papagelopoulos PJ,

Nikiforidis PA, Lyritis G. Influence of orthotopic placement on the incorporation

and mechanical strength of a loaded structural cortical graft: an experimental

study in rabbits. Orthopedics. 2000 Aug;23(8):815-21. PubMed PMID: 10952044.

Department of Orthopedic Surgery, School of Health Studies, University of Thessaly, Larisa, Greece.


Crabtree N, Lunt M, Holt G, Kröger H, Burger H, Grazio S, Khaw KT, Lorenc RS,

Nijs J, Stepan J, Falch JA, Miazgowski T, Raptou P, Pols HA, Dequeker J, Havelka

S, Hoszowski K, Jajic I, Czekalski S, Lyritis G, Silman AJ, Reeve J. Hip

geometry, bone mineral distribution, and bone strength in European men and women:

the EPOS study. Bone. 2000 Jul;27(1):151-9. PubMed PMID: 10865223.

University Department of Medicine, Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge, UK.


Lyritis GP, Schoenau E, Skarantavos G. Osteopenic syndromes in the adolescent

female. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2000;900:403-8. PubMed PMID: 10818428.


Karachalios T, Lyritis GP. New horizons in applied musculoskeletal research.

Calcif Tissue Int. 2000 Mar;66(3):165-7. PubMed PMID: 10666488.

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Lyritis GP, Ioannidis GV, Karachalios T, Roidis N, Kataxaki E, Papaioannou N,

Kaloudis J, Galanos A. Analgesic effect of salmon calcitonin suppositories in

patients with acute pain due to recent osteoporotic vertebral crush fractures: a

prospective double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled clinical study. Clin J

Pain. 1999 Dec;15(4):284-9. PubMed PMID: 10617256.

Department of Orthopaedics, University of Athens, Greece.


Kanis J, Johnell O, Gullberg B, Allander E, Elffors L, Ranstam J, Dequeker J,

Dilsen G, Gennari C, Vaz AL, Lyritis G, Mazzuoli G, Miravet L, Passeri M, Perez

Cano R, Rapado A, Ribot C. Risk factors for hip fracture in men from southern

Europe: the MEDOS study. Mediterranean Osteoporosis Study. Osteoporos Int.

1999;9(1):45-54. PubMed PMID: 10367029.

WHO Collaborating Centre for Metabolic Bone Diseases, University of Sheffield Medical School, UK.


Flieger J, Karachalios T, Khaldi L, Raptou P, Lyritis G. Mechanical

stimulation in the form of vibration prevents postmenopausal bone loss in

ovariectomized rats. Calcif Tissue Int. 1998 Dec;63(6):510-4. PubMed PMID:



Paspati I, Galanos A, Lyritis GP. Hip fracture epidemiology in Greece during

1977-1992. Calcif Tissue Int. 1998 Jun;62(6):542-7. PubMed PMID: 9576984.


Lyritis GP, Paspati I, Karachalios T, Ioakimidis D, Skarantavos G, Lyritis

  1. Pain relief from nasal salmon calcitonin in osteoporotic vertebral crush

fractures. A double blind, placebo-controlled clinical study. Acta Orthop Scand

Suppl. 1997 Oct;275:112-4. PubMed PMID: 9385283.



Lyritis GP, Tsakalakos N, Paspati I, Skarantavos G, Galanos A, Androulakis C.

The effect of a modified etidronate cyclical regimen on postmenopausal

osteoporosis: a four-year study. Clin Rheumatol. 1997 Jun;16(4):354-60. PubMed

PMID: 9259248.


Papadopoulos NG, Georganas K, Skoutellas V, Konstantellos E, Lyritis GP.

Correlation of interleukin-6 serum levels with bone density in postmenopausal

women. Clin Rheumatol. 1997 Mar;16(2):162-5. PubMed PMID: 9093798.


Lyritis GP. Epidemiology of hip fracture: the MEDOS study. Mediterranean

Osteoporosis Study. Osteoporos Int. 1996;6 Suppl 3:11-5. Review. PubMed PMID:



Lyritis GP, Karpathios S, Basdekis K, Grigoriou O, Katostaras T, Paspati I,

Stamatopoulos T, Siampalioti G, Lyritis PG. Prevention of post-oophorectomy bone

loss with Tibolone. Maturitas. 1995 Nov;22(3):247-53. PubMed PMID: 8746883.


Johnell O, Gullberg B, Kanis JA, Allander E, Elffors L, Dequeker J, Dilsen G,

Gennari C, Lopes Vaz A, Lyritis G, et al. Risk factors for hip fracture in

European women: the MEDOS Study. Mediterranean Osteoporosis Study. J Bone Miner

Res. 1995 Nov;10(11):1802-15. PubMed PMID: 8592959.

Department of Orthopaedics, Malmo General Hospital, Sweden.


Lyritis GP, Magiasis B, Tsakalakos N. Prevention of bone loss in early

nonsurgical and nonosteoporotic high turnover patients with salmon calcitonin:

the role of biochemical bone markers in monitoring high turnover patients under

calcitonin treatment. Calcif Tissue Int. 1995 Jan;56(1):38-41. PubMed PMID:



Lyritis GP, Androulakis C, Magiasis B, Charalambaki Z, Tsakalakos N. Effect

of nandrolone decanoate and 1-alpha-hydroxy-calciferol on patients with vertebral

osteoporotic collapse. A double-blind clinical trial. Bone Miner. 1994

Dec;27(3):209-17. PubMed PMID: 7696887.


Elffors I, Allander E, Kanis JA, Gullberg B, Johnell O, Dequeker J, Dilsen G,

Gennari C, Lopes Vaz AA, Lyritis G, et al. The variable incidence of hip fracture

in southern Europe: the MEDOS Study. Osteoporos Int. 1994 Sep;4(5):253-63. PubMed

PMID: 7812073.

Department of Geriatric Medicine, Huddinge University Hospital, Sweden.


Tsakalakos N, Magiasis B, Tsekoura M, Lyritis G. The effect of short-term

calcitonin administration on biochemical bone markers in patients with acute

immobilization following hip fracture. Osteoporos Int. 1993 Dec;3(6):337-40.

PubMed PMID: 8292845.


Papadopoulos NG, Lianou PE, Lyritis GP, Papavassiliou TJ. Neutrophil

functions in patients with fractures of the upper end of the femur. Calcif Tissue

Int. 1993 Jun;52(6):415-8. PubMed PMID: 8369986.

Department of Microbiology, University of Athens, Greece.


Papagelopoulos PJ, Giannarakos DG, Lyritis GP. Suitability of biodegradable

polydioxanone materials for the internal fixation of fractures. Orthop Rev. 1993

May;22(5):585-93. PubMed PMID: 8316422.

Mayo Medical School, Rochester, Minnesota.


Lyritis GP, Johnell O. Orthopaedic management of hip fracture. Bone. 1993;14

Suppl 1:S11-7. PubMed PMID: 8110514.

Laboratory for the Research of Musculoskeletal System, Th. Garofalidis University of Athens, Greece.


Karachalios T, Lyritis GP, Giannarakos DG, Papanicolaou G, Sotopoulos K.

Calcitonin effects on rabbit bone. Bending tests on ulnar osteotomies. Acta

Orthop Scand. 1992 Dec;63(6):615-8. PubMed PMID: 1471507.

Αthens University Th. Garofalidis Research Center, Orthopedic Department, Kat Hospital, Kifisia, Greece.


Kanis JA, Johnell O, Gullberg B, Allander E, Dilşen G, Gennari C, Lopes Vaz

AA, Lyritis GP, Mazzuoli G, Miravet L, et al. Evidence for efficacy of drugs

affecting bone metabolism in preventing hip fracture. BMJ. 1992 Nov

7;305(6862):1124-8. PubMed PMID: 1463947; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC1883704.

Department of Human Metabolism and Clinical Biochemistry, University of Sheffield Medical School.


Lyritis G. Epidemiology and socioeconomic cost of osteoporotic fractures in

Greece. Calcif Tissue Int. 1992 Aug;51(2):93-4. PubMed PMID: 1422957.

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Lyritis GP, Tsakalakos N, Magiasis B, Karachalios T, Yiatzides A, Tsekoura M.

Analgesic effect of salmon calcitonin in osteoporotic vertebral fractures: a

double-blind placebo-controlled clinical study. Calcif Tissue Int. 1991

Dec;49(6):369-72. PubMed PMID: 1818759.



Karachalios T, Lyritis GP, Hatzopoulos E. Antibiotic prophylaxis in the

surgical treatment of peritrochanteric fractures: a comparative trial between two

cephalosporins. Chemotherapy. 1990;36(6):448-53. PubMed PMID: 2292207.

Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Athens, Greece.


Lyritis GP, Mayasis B, Tsakalakos N, Lambropoulos A, Gazi S, Karachalios T,

Tsekoura M, Yiatzides A. The natural history of the osteoporotic vertebral

fracture. Clin Rheumatol. 1989 Jun;8 Suppl 2:66-9. PubMed PMID: 2758779.


Lyritis GP. The effect of salmon calcitonin on the epiphyseal plate and the

metaphyseal osteogenesis of the rat. Prog Clin Biol Res. 1985;187:225-32. PubMed

PMID: 4059233.

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