Dimitrios Katsarelias

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BACKGROUND Echinococcal disease is still a serious problem in certain parts of the world. The liver is the organ affected most frequently. Over recent decades, various reports have been published comparing standard surgical and more conservative modalities for the treatment of the disease. Proper selection among the strategies reported so far could be the(More)
Life-threatening hypophosphatemia has been reported after major liver resections with a significant impact on postoperative outcome. Regeneration of the liver may play a crucial role, but the underlying mechanism has not yet been elucidated. This study aims at assessing the effect of vascular control and resected volume of the liver on postoperative(More)
A 68-year-old man who had undergone a cholecystectomy in the 1980s was admitted acutely with right upper quadrant pain. He was treated conservatively and an ultrasound scan showed mild common bile duct (CBD) dilatation and one stone. A magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography (MRCP) scan was subsequently performed, which visualized a 9-mm stone in the(More)
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