Nick Machairas

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BACKGROUND An epidermoid cyst in an intrapancreatic accessory spleen is a rare lesion. Despite advances in radiologic techniques, in most cases it has been diagnosed preoperatively as a possible pancreatic neoplasm. CASE PRESENTATION Herein, we present a 63-year-old Caucasian woman, diagnosed preoperatively with enhanced-contrast abdominal computed(More)
BACKGROUND The long-term morphological changes and the expression of tissue growth factors IGF 1, TGFbeta and EGFR in the gut mucosa, during the process of intestinal adaptation were examined. METHODS Four groups of rats were used: a. Sham rats (n = 10) underwent bowel transection and reanastomosis, b. SBS rats underwent an 80% small bowel resection:(More)
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