Georgios Papouis

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Ectopic ureter is a rare and obscure condition that affects both sexes. During the last decade we treated three children, all females, among 1,720 patients with urological disorders. They presented with dribbling and urinary tract infections. The ectopic ureter was draining a single pyelocalyceal system in two cases and the upper pole of a duplex kidney in(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess whether incision of the tunica vaginalis of the ipsilateral testis during the Palomo procedure affects the incidence of post-operative hydrocele. PATIENTS AND METHODS Forty-two patients with varicocele were treated between 1992 and 1996, all undergoing the Palomo procedure. In 15 patients, incision of the tunica vaginalis of the(More)
OBJECTIVES To assess the process of renal function deterioration in patients with unilateral ureteropelvic junction (UPJ) obstruction and its impact on their treatment course. MATERIAL AND METHODS The files of patients treated for unilateral UPJ obstruction at our department from 1996 to 2003 were retrospectively reviewed. All patients were initially(More)
PURPOSE To investigate the risk of simultaneous repair of distal hypospadias and preputioplasty in one operation and its relevance to the clinical, functional and cosmetic outcomes. MATERIAL AND METHOD The medical files of all patients treated for distal hypospadias from 1998 to 2006 that underwent simultaneous preputioplasty were reviewed. Postoperative(More)
Intralesional administration of interferon alpha (INF-A) is a new approach in haemangiomas treatment that we electively apply to our patients. The aim of this study is to report the beneficial results of this new kind of therapy. Thirty-two patients with severe haemangiomas, 19 females and 13 males, were treated at our department from January 2000 to(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the relationship between the histopathologic findings and the postoperative course of children surgically treated for ureteropelvic junction (UPJ) obstruction. MATERIAL AND METHODS Twenty-eight patients operated for unilateral UPJ obstruction from 1998 to 2005 with adequate histopathologic specimens and postoperative follow up(More)
A 9-year-old girl with a malignant teratoma of the greater omentum is presented. The main presenting symptoms and signs were mild abdominal pain and a palpable abdominal mass. Exploratory laparotomy revealed a huge tumor occupying the peritoneal cavity and stemming exclusively from the greater omentum. This case represents an uncommon site of development of(More)
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