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Mitoxantrone pleurodesis to palliate malignant pleural effusion secondary to ovarian cancer
- N. Barbetakis, Michalis Vassiliadis, K. Kaplanis, R. Valeri, C. Tsilikas
- BMC palliative care
- 9 September 2004
BackgroundAdvanced ovarian cancer is the leading non-breast gynaecologic cause of malignant pleural effusion. Aim of this study was to assess the efficacy of mitoxantrone sclerotherapy as a… Expand
Is amiodarone a safe antiarrhythmic to use in supraventricular tachyarrhythmias after lung cancer surgery?
BackgroundSupraventricular arrhythmias after thoracotomy for pulmonary resections are well documented. There has been considerable interest in their incidence, nature, predictability from… Expand
Bochdaleck's hernia complicating pregnancy: case report.
- N. Barbetakis, A. Efstathiou, Michalis Vassiliadis, T. Xenikakis, I. Fessatidis
- World journal of gastroenterology
- 21 April 2006
Diaphragmatic hernia complicating pregnancy is rare and results in a high mortality rate, particularly if early surgical intervention is not undertaken. We report a case in which a woman presenting… Expand
Cardiac Tamponade Secondary to Metastasis from Adenocarcinoma of the Parotid Gland
- N. Barbetakis, Michalis Vassiliadis, M. Krikeli, Theodoros Antoniadis, C. Tsilikas
- World journal of surgical oncology
- 10 October 2003
BackgroundMetastatic involvement of pericardium producing cardiac tamponade is rare. When occurs it is mainly from the lung, breast and the neoplasms of the lymphoreticular system. Hematogenous… Expand
Congenital diaphragmatic hernia as a cause of cardiorespiratory failure and visceral obstruction in late pregnancy.
- N. Barbetakis, A. Efstathiou, Michalis Vassiliadis, I. Fessatidis
- Journal of gastrointestinal and liver diseases…
- 1 June 2006
BACKGROUND Diaphragmatic hernia complicating pregnancy is rare and results in a high mortality rate, particularly if early surgical intervention is not undertaken. CASE PRESENTATION A woman at 23… Expand
Pancreatic Cancer And Malignant Pleural Effusion
- N. Barbetakis, M. Krikeli, Michalis Vassiliadis, N. Lyratzopoulos, A. Efstathiou, Christodoulos Tsilikas
- 31 December 2004
Background: Aim of this study was to assess the efficacy of mitoxantrone sclerotherapy as a palliative treatment of malignant pleural effusions due to pancreatic cancer. Methods: Twenty-nine patients… Expand
Title : Supraventricular tachyarrhythmias after lung cancer surgery . Is amiodarone a safe and effective antiarrhythmic to use ?
Background: Supraventricular arrhythmias after thoracotomy for pulmonary resections are well documented. There has been considerable interest in their incidence, nature, predictability from… Expand
Fast-track rehabilitation following video-assisted thoracic surgery for solitary or multiple pulmonary nodules
Supraventricular Arrythmias Following Thoracic Surgery For Bronchial Cancer: A Retrospective Analysis Of 250 Consecutive Thoracic Operations.
Concerns about cardiac dysrhythmias were a prominent issue during the early years of thoracic surgery. Since the first actual documentation of cardiac dysrhytmias after pulmonary resections in the… Expand