Structure - Operation
 
Rheumatology Clinic
Staff
Last Update
June 15, 2017
 
Outpatient clinic (4 examination areas):
Functions daily from 8.00-14.00 and covers the whole range of rheumatology disorders.
   
One day clinic (6 beds):
Functions 5 days weekly.
   
Rheumatology ward (10 beds):
Functions daily throughout the year.
   
Immunologic laboratory:
Technician in-charge: Spyrou Polyxeni
The following immunological tests are performed:
 
  • Rheumatoid factors (RFs)
  • Anti-citrullinate antibodies (CCP)
  • Anti-nuclear antibodies (ANA)
  • Extractable nuclear antigens (ENA)
    • RÔ (SSA)
    • La (SSB)
    • U1RNP
    • Sm
    • Jo1
  • Anti-phosholipid antibodies (APL)
    • Anti cardiolipins (ACL)
    • 2GPI
    • Prothrobin
  • Anti-neutrophil cytoplasmatic antibodies (ANCA)
  • Complement levels (C3, C4)
  • Cryoglobulins
   
 
Patients are examined by the rheumatology trainee doctors and difficult cases are discussed in the presence of the director.

Patients who are admitted for in-patient treatment are examined in the out-patient clinic and on the ward. On the rheumatology ward there is a rheumatology specialist in charge as well as a specialist trainee doctor. The patients are discussed daily and are managed by the ward doctors.

A Director/Professor ward round takes place daily between 10.00-11.30 whereas, difficult cases are discussed in the out-patient department daily between 11.30-14.00 when necessary.

Trainee doctors have on-call duties in the Emergency Department for Internal Medicine as well as on the Rheumatology Ward.
 
 
 
Announcements
19th Scientific Rheumatologists Meeting of NW Greece
Jan 20 & 21, 2017
Postgraduate Courses Rheumatology Clinic 2016-2017
Oct. 2016
Famous Greek Scientists, "Tractatus for the sixth reputation"
June 2016
18th Scientific Rheumatologists Meeting of NW Greece
Jan 22 & 23, 2016