Emmanouil B Agapitos

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Gastrointestinal duplication is an uncommon congenital abnormality in two-thirds of cases manifesting before the age of 2 years. Ileal duplication is common while colonic duplication, either cystic or tubular, is a rather unusual clinical entity that remains asymptomatic and undiagnosed in most cases. Mostly occurring in pediatric patients, colonic(More)
In this study, we tried to resolve the confusion in the literature regarding the existence and course of Kugel's artery. With the aid of a new technique, we studied 100 human hearts ex vivo by radiography and by direct observation through dissection, to demonstrate anatomical and postmortem angiographic findings of Kugel's artery. Kugel's artery was found(More)
An imbalance between apoptotic and proliferative processes is believed to underlie colorectal neoplasia. We evaluated the expression of bcl-2, p53, mdm2 proteins, and apoptosis in colorectal neoplasms, as well as their correlation with clinico-pathological parameters, using image analysis. Biopsies from 46 colorectal cancers, 121 adenomas, and 25 controls(More)
BACKGROUND There are few reports of the histological changes in rosacea, and little attempt has been made to correlate such changes with clinical findings. In the present study, we describe in detail the histopathological features of rosacea in a large number of patients and simultaneously investigate the aetiopathogenesis of the disease based on the(More)
Emmanouil Manolakos1*, Annalisa Vetro2, Stylianos Kitmirides3, Ioannis Papoulidis4, Nadezda Kosyakova5, Kristin Mrasek5, Anja Weise5, Emmanouil Agapitos6, Sandro Orru7, Panagiotis Peitsidis8, Thomas Liehr5 and Michael B. Petersen9 1Laboratory of Molecular Cytogenetics, ‘Bioiatriki’ SA, Kifisias Ave. 132 and Papada, Athens, Greece 2Sezione di Biologia(More)
Byzantine physicians recognized uterine cancer as a distinct disease and tried to suggest a therapeutic approach. The work of Oribasius, Aetius of Amida, Paul of Aegina, Cleopatra Metrodora and Theophanes Nonnus reflects the Hippocratic-Galenic scientific ideas as well as their own concept on this malignancy. According to their writings uterine cancer was(More)
Laryngeal cancer was a well known entity since antiquity and its treatment evolved through several phases. The lack of knowledge in anatomy and pathology as well as the absence of anesthesia and proper instrumentation made the treatment almost impossible. Ancient physicians were performing laryngotomy or tracheotomy in an attempt to prevent the suffocation(More)
Through his medical research and scientific work Jean Bernard dominated for half century in medicine and literature and he was honored as no other scientist. He excelled in different medical fields and is rightly considered as the founder of hematology, oncology and bioethics.