Panagiotis P Giannakakis

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HYPOTHESIS Cephalosporins are widely used and considered to be effective as prophylaxis in biliary surgery. Nevertheless, they lack activity against enterococci. We conducted a study to compare the efficacy of ampicillin-sulbactam vs cefuroxime in preventing surgical site infections following elective cholecystectomy. DESIGN A prospective randomized(More)
BACKGROUND The authors investigated the usefulness of an approach combining biliopancreatic diversion (BPD) with duodenal switch (DS) and laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding (LAGB) in morbidly obese patients. METHODS 258 morbidly obese patients underwent bariatric surgery. 80 underwent gastric bypass (GBP), with an 80-ml pouch, a 120-150-cm common(More)
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