Konstantinos Katsanos

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Citation for published version: Rahier, JF, Magro, F, Abreu, C, Armuzzi, A, Ben-Horin, S, Chowers, Y, Cottone, M, de Ridder, L, Doherty, G, Ehehalt, R, Esteve, M, Katsanos, K, Lees, CW, Macmahon, E, Moreels, T, Reinisch, W, Tilg, H, Tremblay, L, Veereman-Wauters, G, Viget, N, Yazdanpanah, Y, Eliakim, R, Colombel, JF & on behalf of the European Crohn's and(More)
European Consensus on the Diagnosis and Management of Iron Deficiency and Anaemia in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases Axel U Dignass,a,m* Christoph Gasche,b* Dominik Bettenworth,c Gunnar Birgegård,d Silvio Danese,e Javier P Gisbert,f Fernando Gomollon,g Tariq Iqbal,h Konstantinos Katsanos,i Ioannis Koutroubakis,j Fernando Magro,k Guillaume Savoye,l Jürgen(More)
PURPOSE To report the 6-month angiographic results from a prospective single-center study investigating the efficacy and outcome of sirolimus-eluting stents used for bailout after infrapopliteal revascularization of patients with critical limb ischemia (CLI). METHODS Twenty-nine patients (21 men; mean age 68.7 years) underwent infrapopliteal(More)
PURPOSE To investigate distal embolism during endovascular procedures of the infra-aortic arteries by utilizing a commercial filter basket and unveil any correlation between the baseline clinical and procedural variables and the histopathological findings of the collected particles. METHODS In a prospective study, 48 patients (37 men; mean age 70.8+/-7.8(More)
OBJECTIVE The incidence of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is increasing in Eastern Europe. The reasons for these changes remain unknown. The aim of this study was to investigate whether an East-West gradient in the incidence of IBD in Europe exists. DESIGN A prospective, uniformly diagnosed, population based inception cohort of IBD patients in 31(More)
Kearns-Sayre syndrome (KSS) is a multisystem mitochondrial disorder characterized by the invariant triad: onset before 20, progressive external ophthalmoplegia and pigmentary retinal degeneration, plus at least one of the following: complete heart block, cerebellar dysfunction and CSF protein >100 mg/dl. Autopsies from patients with KSS revealed widespread(More)
PURPOSE To present the 3-year angiographic and clinical results of a prospective registry investigating the performance of sirolimus-eluting stents (SESs) versus bare metal stents (BMSs) for critical limb ischemia (CLI) treatment. MATERIALS AND METHODS A single-center double-arm prospective registry included patients with CLI who underwent infrapopliteal(More)
BACKGROUND Our objective is to report the outcome of infliximab (IFX) in ulcerative colitis (UC) patients from a single center and to identify predictors of early clinical response. METHODS The first 100 UC patients (45 female; median age, 37.9 years) who received IFX at a single center were included. Eighty-four patients received 5 mg/kg IFX, and 37(More)
Minimally invasive image-guided insertion of self-expanding metal stents in the upper gastrointestinal tract is the current treatment of choice for palliation of malignant esophageal or gastroduodenal outlet obstructions. A concise review is presented of contemporary stenting practice of the upper gastrointestinal tract, and the procedures in terms of(More)