Emmanuel Ch. Christoforidis

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BACKGROUND Cecal diverticulitis is an uncommon cause of acute abdominal pain and presents clinically similar to acute appendicitis. There are many perspectives concerning the management of this condition, ranging from different types of surgical resections to conservative treatment with antibiotics. CASE REPORT We present 3 cases of cecal diverticulitis.(More)
The objective of this study is to retrospectively evaluate factors significantly contributing to a failed stone extraction (SE) in patients with difficult to extract bile duct stones (BDS). Patients and Methods. During a 10-year period 1390 patients with BDS underwent successfully endoscopic sphincterotomy. Endoscopic SE was graded as easy; relatively easy;(More)
Aim. The aim of this paper is to investigate if the insertion of the pelvic drainage tube via the perineal wound could be considered as an independent risk factor for perineal healing disorders, after abdominoperineal resection for rectal malignancy. Patients and Methods. The last two decades, 75 patients underwent elective abdominoperineal resection for(More)
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