Gerasimos Douridas

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The anteromedial diaphragmatic hernias of Morgagni and Larrey are the least common defects that occur in this organ. Simultaneous occurrence has been described but remains an absolute rarity. We herein present a case of this bilateral herniation with a unique presentation. The paper refers to the basic anatomic, diagnostic and therapeutic considerations for(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to assess non-invasively endothelial function of young women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) in comparison with healthy age-matched women and a group of young women with idiopathic hirsutism (IH). The possible role of metabolic and hormonal parameters on endothelial function was also examined. DESIGN Descriptive(More)
AIM To evaluate routine modified D2 lymphadenectomy in gastric cancer, based on immunohistochemically detected skip micrometastases in level II lymph nodes. METHODS Among 95 gastric cancer patients who were routinely submitted to curative modified D2 lymphadenectomy, from January 2004 to December 2008, 32 were classified as pN0. All level I lymph nodes of(More)
Bochdalek’s hernia typically manifests early in childhood, but it is uncommon in adults. We report the case of a 77-year-old woman who suffered sudden acute cardiorespiratory distress during an upper gastro-intestinal endoscopy, caused by a massive gastrothorax, confirmed by a chest radiograph and thoracic computed tomography. Laparotomy revealed a(More)
To evaluate the penetration of cefepime in the inflamed pancreas, three doses of 50 mg/kg were administered intramuscularly at 8-h intervals after induction of acute necrotizing pancreatitis using intraperitoneal injection of DL-ethionine in 35 rabbits and in 33 controls. Animals were sacrificed and concentrations of cefepime were determined by a(More)
Benign neoplasms originating from the neuronal sheath are usually found along the distribution of the cranial nerves and in the flexor surfaces of the upper and lower extremities. We herein present a case of a 65-year-old man with a schwannoma located in the inguinal canal, which presented as an irreducible hernia. This is the first reported case in the(More)
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