O. Aletras

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Hydatid disease of the liver is still a major cause of morbidity in Greece. Beside the common complications of rupture and suppuration, calcification of the hepatic cysts represent a not well studied, less frequent and sometimes difficult surgical problem. In the present study 75 cases with calcified symptomatic liver echinococcosis were operated on in the(More)
BACKGROUND Multiple hydatid disease is a complex surgical problem, and its treatment can follow either conservative principles (drainage or obliteration of the cavity) or radical principles (cystoperi-cystectomy or liver or lung resection). METHODS A total of 220 patients with multiple cystic echinococcosis (428 cysts) were managed between 1967 and 1998(More)
Fifty-five patients with advanced colorectal cancer were treated with the combination of leucovorin (LV), fluorouracil (FU) and dipyridamole (DP). Two (4%) patients achieved a clinical complete remission, 4 (7%) a partial remission, 24 (44%) had stable disease while 25 (45%) patients progressed during the chemotherapy period. Median survival was 47 weeks(More)
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