Letter from the editor

ACHAIKI IATRIKI | 2022; 41(3): 114

Letter from the editor


Dear colleagues,

In the current issue, the editorial by Alexopoulou-Prounia et al. includes an overview of the recently reported guidelines for the care of patients with Chronic Venous Disease (CVD) of the Lower Limbs.

The original article by Argyropoulos et al. investigates the prevalence of dementia and depression in the elderly with chronic diseases in West-Greece and estimates potential risk factors.

Moreover, this issue includes three reviews. The first review, by Zarkavelis et al. presents most recent data on the role of immunotherapy in the treatment of colorectal cancer and demonstrates the results of available clinical trials as well as the relevant future perspectives.  The review by Papathanasiou et al. provides an update on the main strengths, limitations, and whole spectrum of clinical applications of Positron Emission Tomography (PET) and Computed Tomography (CT), PET/CT, in the management of oncological patients. The review, by Strimpakos et al. presents data on the role and significance of BRAF mutations and especially the dominant V600E mutation, in colorectal cancer.

Lastly, this issue includes a case report by Chatziioannou et al. presenting an emerging clinical entity, denominated Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C), in a patient with SARS-CoV-2 infection.


Yours sincerely

C. Triantos
Assistant Professor in Internal Medicine
and Gastroenterology Faculty of Medicine,
School of Health Sciences, University of Patras

Editor-in-Chief of the journal “ACHAIKI IATRIKI”