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Acute cholecystitis in high-risk patients: percutaneous cholecystostomy vs conservative treatment
- A. Hatzidakis, P. Prassopoulos, +5 authors N. Gourtsoyiannis
- European Radiology
- 21 February 2002
Abstract. Our objective was to compare the effectiveness of percutaneous cholecystostomy (PC) vs conservative treatment (CO) in high-risk patients with acute cholecystitis. The study was randomized… Expand
Advanced trauma life support (ATLS®): the ninth edition.
- W. Chapleau, J. Al-khatib, +152 authors Am Zarour
- The journal of trauma and acute care surgery
- 1 May 2013
T Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) course was introduced in 1978 and is currently taught in more than 60 countries. It continues to be a widely accepted standard for the initial care of the trauma… Expand
Prospective randomized trial comparing Nissen to Nissen-Rossetti technique for laparoscopic fundoplication.
- E. Chrysos, A. Tzortzinis, J. Tsiaoussis, H. Athanasakis, J. Vasssilakis, E. Xynos
- American journal of surgery
- 1 September 2001
BACKGROUND It has been suggested that division of the short gastric vessels (SGV) provides a more floppy Nissen fundoplication, for the treatment of reflux disease. The aim of the study was to assess… Expand
Laparoscopic surgery for gastroesophageal reflux disease patients with impaired esophageal peristalsis: total or partial fundoplication?
- E. Chrysos, J. Tsiaoussis, +4 authors E. Xynos
- Journal of the American College of Surgeons
- 1 July 2003
BACKGROUND It has been proposed that partial fundoplication is associated with less incidence of postoperative dysphagia and consequently is more suitable for patients with gastroesophageal reflux… Expand
Resection rectopexy for rectal prolapse. The laparoscopic approach.
BACKGROUND Resection rectopexy through open laparotomy is an established procedure for the treatment of rectal prolapse. METHODS Resection rectopexy was successfully performed in 10 multiparous… Expand
Pancreatic Trauma in the Adult: Current Knowledge in Diagnosis and Management
Background/Aims: Although pancreatic trauma, isolated or not, is uncommon, it carries significant morbidity and mortality because of the delay in recognition and consequent treatment. Methods: The… Expand
CRHR2/Ucn2 signaling is a novel regulator of miR‐7/YY1/Fas circuitry contributing to reversal of colorectal cancer cell resistance to Fas‐mediated apoptosis
- C. Pothoulakis, Monica Torre-Rojas, +5 authors S. Baritaki
- Biology, Medicine
- International journal of cancer
- 15 January 2018
Colorectal cancer (CRC) responds poorly to immuno‐mediated cytotoxicity. Underexpression of corticotropin‐releasing‐hormone‐receptor‐2 (CRHR2) in CRC, promotes tumor survival, growth and Epithelial… Expand
The effect of total and anterior partial fundoplication on antireflux mechanisms of the gastroesophageal junction.
- E. Chrysos, E. Athanasakis, G. Pechlivanides, A. Tzortzinis, A. Mantides, E. Xynos
- American journal of surgery
- 1 July 2004
BACKGROUND The effect of total (Nissen) and anterior partial fundoplication (APF) for the surgical treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) on the motor behavior of the esophagogastric… Expand
Laparoscopic vs open approach for Nissen fundoplication
- E. Chrysos, J. Tsiaoussis, E. Athanasakis, O. Zoras, J. Vassilakis, E. Xynos
- Surgical Endoscopy And Other Interventional…
- 3 May 2002
Background: Several studies, most of them nonrandomized, have shown similar functional results for both laparoscopic and open Nissen fundoplication, the operation of choice for the treatment of… Expand
A Prospective Study Comparing Diathermy and Scalpel Incisions in Tension-Free Inguinal Hernioplasty
- E. Chrysos, E. Athanasakis, Sokratis Antonakakis, E. Xynos, O. Zoras
- The American surgeon
- 1 April 2005
Although still controversial, the use of diathermy instead of scalpel for skin incision and underlying tissue dissection is gradually gaining wide acceptance. This is due to the observation that no… Expand