Evangelos Menenakos

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INTRODUCTION Emphysematous pyelonephritis is a gas-producing necrotizing bacterial infection that involves the renal parenchyma and perirenal tissue. CASE PRESENTATION We report on a case of a 55 year old Caucasian male with no prior medical history presented with left flank pain and malaise. He was diagnosed with emphysematous pyelonephritis, and was(More)
Accurate placing of securely tied knots in laparoscopic surgery is technically demanding and time consuming. Surgeons must face difficulties arising from 2-dimensional vision, spatial limitations, and restricted movement. Issues to be taken into account include security, virtuosity, and cost effectiveness. The authors believe that in spite of advances in(More)
BACKGROUND Colonic polyps are usually removed endoscopically. Surgical intervention is reserved for large, inaccessible colorectal polyps that have underdone malignant transformation. Laparoscopic management of colonic polyps has gained a well-defined role. METHODS Since 1993, 650 laparoscopic colectomies have been performed in our department.(More)
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