Panajotis Petropoulos

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BACKGROUND Although the rate of complications from laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication is low and the adverse postoperative sequelae are well known, both are disturbing for the patient. Identifying risk factors could be helpful in the better selection of patients for this procedure. METHODS A retrospective review of 126 patients with a mean follow-up(More)
BACKGROUND Colonic polyps are usually removed endoscopically. Surgical intervention is reserved for large, inaccessible colorectal polyps that have underdone malignant transformation. Laparoscopic management of colonic polyps has gained a well-defined role. METHODS Since 1993, 650 laparoscopic colectomies have been performed in our department.(More)
Fifteen patients with fractures of the extremities and associated arterial injuries treated from 1976 to 1987 were retrospectively analyzed. Complete ischemia was present in only two cases; in four cases with partial ischemia, the vascular injury presented late after 12 h-14 days. All limbs could be preserved, but complications were frequent and(More)
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