Vassiliki Kyriakou

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PURPOSE Human DNA topoisomerases I and II (topo-I and -II) are essential for vital cellular processes such as DNA replication, transcription, translation, recombination, and repair. In the present study, we correlate topo-I and -II expression and outcome after chemotherapy in primary and relapsed colorectal cancer. PATIENTS AND METHODS Patients with(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES The majority of surgeons consider large and potentially malignant pheochromocytomas an absolute contraindication for laparoscopic adrenalectomy (LA). The aim of this study was to evaluate the risks and outcomes of LA in patients with this anomaly. METHODS Five patients (2 males, 3 females) with large (>6 cm) pheochromocytomas(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Adrenal tissue-sparing or partial adrenalectomy evolved initially for patients with bilateral synchronous adrenal surgical pathology to preserve vital adrenal volume. In the laparoscopic era, the exact criteria for performing such procedures laparoscopically have yet to be defined. Controversy exists regarding the importance of(More)
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