Konstantinos Mantsopoulos

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OBJECTIVE To investigate long-term recovery after Bell's palsy and evaluate specific parameters for predicting the long-term outcome of facial weakness. STUDY DESIGN Retrospective clinical study combined with long-term follow-up. SETTING Tertiary care university hospital (Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University of(More)
The aim of this study was to determine the proportion of human papilloma virus (HPV)-positive cases in tonsillar carcinomas and investigate its development over the last decade. Further aim was to show the oncologic results in accord to HPV status and various treatment modalities. A retrospective study was conducted between 2000 and 2012 and included 275(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare long-term quality of life outcomes after treating early stage oropharyngeal carcinoma either with surgery, surgery combined with radiotherapy, or surgery combined with chemoradiotherapy. METHODS Questionnaire based method: 111 eligible patients agreed to fill out a quality of life questionnaire. RESULTS Of the 32 scales contained in(More)
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to assess the efficacy of primary surgical treatment in the management of locally limited oral tongue carcinoma. METHODS A retrospective evaluation was carried out for all patients treated with primary surgery for pT1-pT2 oral tongue carcinomas at a tertiary referral center between 1980 and 2005. All cases were(More)
BACKGROUND The prognosis of patients with advanced oropharyngeal carcinoma (OPSCC) is generally poor. The aim of this study is to investigate the different therapeutic approaches and identify prognostic factors associated with a worse outcome for patients treated for T4a OPSCC, in order to improve treatment selection for the individual. METHODS A(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare bone conduction after 2 different ways of perforating the stapes footplate during stapedotomy in patients with otosclerosis. STUDY DESIGN Retrospective clinical study. SETTING Tertiary reference center. MATERIALS AND METHODS This study evaluated data from 302 patients (61.2% women) who had undergone primary surgery for stapedial(More)
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