Dimitrios Kardasis

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We present a case of bilateral Morgagni hernia in a 68-year-old male with an intermittent history of progressive onset of breath shortness and occasional cardiac arrhythmias. Diagnosis was made by clinical examination and the findings in a plain chest radiograph and was confirmed by computed tomography scan. The patient was operated electively and subjected(More)
PURPOSE Technetium(99m) sestamibi (MIBI) has poor sensitivity and specificity when applied to patients with secondary hyperparathyroidism. We investigated whether the combination of MIBI with preoperative parameters increased its accuracy. PATIENTS AND METHODS This prospective study of 453 consecutive patients with secondary hyperparathyroidism who(More)
We retrospectively evaluated the use of double-j stent and the incidence of urological complications in 2 groups of patients who received a kidney transplant. From January 2005 to September 2007 we studied 172 patients receiving kidney transplants, 65 and 107 from living and cadaver donors, respectively. From the 172 patients, a total of 34 were excluded(More)
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