Konstantinos I Natsis

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Affiliation: Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Country: Greece

Publications

  1. pmc Levator claviculae muscle: a case report
    Konstantinos Natsis
    Department of Anatomy, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki P O Box 300, 54124 Thessaloniki Greece
    Cases J 2:6712. 2009
  2. pmc Meniscofibular ligament: morphology and functional significance of a relatively unknown anatomical structure
    K Natsis
    Department of Anatomy, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 54124 Thessaloniki, Greece
    Anat Res Int 2012:214784. 2012
  3. pmc Combined anomalous origin of a left inferior thyroid artery and a left vertebral artery: a case report
    Konstantinos Natsis
    Department of Anatomy Medical School of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki P O Box 300, P Code 54124, Thessaloniki Greece
    Cases J 2:7400. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Anatomical variations between the sciatic nerve and the piriformis muscle: a contribution to surgical anatomy in piriformis syndrome
    Konstantinos Natsis
    Laboratory of Anatomy, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, P O Box 300, Postal Code 54124, Thessaloniki, Macedonia, Greece
    Surg Radiol Anat 36:273-80. 2014
  5. ncbi request reprint Anatomic variability in the relation between the retromandibular vein and the facial nerve: a case report, literature review and classification
    M Piagkou
    Department of Anatomy, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    Folia Morphol (Warsz) 72:371-5. 2013
  6. pmc Abnormal origin of internal thoracic artery from the thyrocervical trunk: surgical considerations
    George Paraskevas
    Department of Anatomy, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Cardiothorac Surg 7:63. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint A rare cadaveric finding of ectopic origin of a bronchial artery: surgical and imaging consequences
    Konstantinos Natsis
    Department of Anatomy, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    Folia Morphol (Warsz) 72:78-81. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint Scalenus minimus muscle: overestimated or not? An anatomical study
    Konstantinos Natsis
    Department of Anatomy, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Am Surg 79:372-4. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint A coexisting anatomical variation of median and ulnar nerves in a cadaver palm
    K Natsis
    Department of Anatomy, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    Folia Morphol (Warsz) 71:269-74. 2012
  10. pmc High origin of a testicular artery: a case report and review of the literature
    George K Paraskevas
    Department of Anatomy, Medical School of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, PO Box 300, Postal Code 54124, Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Med Case Reports 5:75. 2011

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  1. pmc Levator claviculae muscle: a case report
    Konstantinos Natsis
    Department of Anatomy, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki P O Box 300, 54124 Thessaloniki Greece
    Cases J 2:6712. 2009
    ..We describe the topography and morphology of this accessory muscle, which may be found in 1-3% of the population. Moreover, we discuss the embryologic origin of the muscle along with its clinical importance...
  2. pmc Meniscofibular ligament: morphology and functional significance of a relatively unknown anatomical structure
    K Natsis
    Department of Anatomy, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 54124 Thessaloniki, Greece
    Anat Res Int 2012:214784. 2012
    ..Conclusions. MFL presumably provides an additional protection to the lateral meniscus during the last stages of knee extension, as well as to the lateral coronary ligament reducing the possibility of a potential rupture...
  3. pmc Combined anomalous origin of a left inferior thyroid artery and a left vertebral artery: a case report
    Konstantinos Natsis
    Department of Anatomy Medical School of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki P O Box 300, P Code 54124, Thessaloniki Greece
    Cases J 2:7400. 2009
    ..We describe in detail the morphology of this extremely rare anatomical variation and refer to its clinical importance...
  4. doi request reprint Anatomical variations between the sciatic nerve and the piriformis muscle: a contribution to surgical anatomy in piriformis syndrome
    Konstantinos Natsis
    Laboratory of Anatomy, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, P O Box 300, Postal Code 54124, Thessaloniki, Macedonia, Greece
    Surg Radiol Anat 36:273-80. 2014
    ..To detect the variable relationship between sciatic nerve and piriformis muscle and make surgeons aware of certain anatomical features of each variation that may be useful for the surgical treatment of the piriformis syndrome...
  5. ncbi request reprint Anatomic variability in the relation between the retromandibular vein and the facial nerve: a case report, literature review and classification
    M Piagkou
    Department of Anatomy, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    Folia Morphol (Warsz) 72:371-5. 2013
    ..Accordingly, the typical deep position of the retromandibular vein in relation to the facial nerve is estimated to 88.17% to all sides. Furthermore, an updated classification system is proposed, including 4 types and subtypes. ..
  6. pmc Abnormal origin of internal thoracic artery from the thyrocervical trunk: surgical considerations
    George Paraskevas
    Department of Anatomy, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Cardiothorac Surg 7:63. 2012
    ..The objective of our study is to exhibit a rare ITA origin in order to provide a more accurate knowledge of such variations...
  7. ncbi request reprint A rare cadaveric finding of ectopic origin of a bronchial artery: surgical and imaging consequences
    Konstantinos Natsis
    Department of Anatomy, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    Folia Morphol (Warsz) 72:78-81. 2013
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Scalenus minimus muscle: overestimated or not? An anatomical study
    Konstantinos Natsis
    Department of Anatomy, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Am Surg 79:372-4. 2013
    ..Surgeons performing scalenectomy and anesthesiologists during interscalene brachial plexus block should keep in mind the anatomical variations of this region...
  9. ncbi request reprint A coexisting anatomical variation of median and ulnar nerves in a cadaver palm
    K Natsis
    Department of Anatomy, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    Folia Morphol (Warsz) 71:269-74. 2012
    ..The presence of such an anatomical variant in the hand should keep surgeons alert in the management of hand pathology especially in carpal tunnel syndrome, which is a routine operation for many medical centres...
  10. pmc High origin of a testicular artery: a case report and review of the literature
    George K Paraskevas
    Department of Anatomy, Medical School of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, PO Box 300, Postal Code 54124, Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Med Case Reports 5:75. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  11. pmc Bilateral rectus femoris intramuscular haematoma following simultaneous quadriceps strain in an athlete: a case report
    Konstantinos Natsis
    Department of Anatomy, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Med Case Reports 4:56. 2010
    ..Bilateral rectus femoris haematoma following a simultaneous strain of the quadriceps muscles is a very rare condition...
  12. pmc Early postoperative mortality in the elderly: a pilot study
    Irene Asouhidou
    2nd Department of Anesthesia G, Papanikolaou Regional Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    BMC Res Notes 2:118. 2009
    ..CONCLUSION: Despite the detailed preoperative evaluation, and the intensive intraoperative and early postoperative anaesthetic care, most patient's deaths were related to their previous medical history...
  13. doi request reprint Duplication of the inferior vena cava: anatomy, embryology and classification proposal
    Konstantinos Natsis
    Department of Anatomy, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    Anat Sci Int 85:56-60. 2010
    ..The latter can be further divided into three types: major, minor and asymmetric...
  14. doi request reprint Abnormal muscles that may affect axillary lymphadenectomy: surgical anatomy
    K Natsis
    Department of Anatomy, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, P O Box 300, 541 24, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 120:77-82. 2010
    ..Conclusions The present study offers the necessary preoperative knowledge for recognizing these muscles during AL, avoiding thus the complications that may arise from them...
  15. ncbi request reprint A rare case of bilateral supernumerary heads of sternocleidomastoid muscle and its clinical impact
    K Natsis
    Department of Anatomy, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    Folia Morphol (Warsz) 68:52-4. 2009
    ..The minor supraclavicular fossa is important for anaesthesiologists because of the anterior central venous catheterization approach. Physicians should be aware of this anatomical variation in order to prevent complications...
  16. ncbi request reprint Axial transformation of the profunda femoris vein: formation, relations and course in a cadaveric specimen
    K Natsis
    Department of Anatomy, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    Folia Morphol (Warsz) 67:304-6. 2008
    ..We present a case of axial transformation of the profunda femoris vein found in a cadaver, focusing on the anatomical features of the transformed axial vein...
  17. ncbi request reprint Proposal for classification of the circumaortic renal collar's morphology
    Konstantinos Natsis
    Department of Anatomy, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    Am Surg 74:1190-4. 2008
    ..We believe that our classification contributes to recognize the circumaortic renal collar's morphology both preoperatively and intraoperatively...
  18. pmc Aerobic exercise and intraocular pressure in normotensive and glaucoma patients
    Konstantinos Natsis
    Department of Anatomy, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    BMC Ophthalmol 9:6. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study is to check IOP in healthy and primary glaucoma patients after aerobic exercise...
  19. ncbi request reprint Persistent median artery in the carpal tunnel: anatomy, embryology, clinical significance, and review of the literature
    K Natsis
    Department of Anatomy, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, P O Box 300, 541 24 Thessaloniki, Greece
    Folia Morphol (Warsz) 68:193-200. 2009
    ..The review of the literature includes cases observed during surgical procedures or anatomical dissections. Cases observed by means of imaging techniques were not included in the study...
  20. ncbi request reprint Accessory extensor digiti minimi muscle simulating a soft tissue mass during surgery: a case report
    Konstantinos Natsis
    Department of Anatomy, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    Hand Surg 15:235-6. 2010
    ..Dissection of the mass revealed an accessory extensor digiti minimi muscle belly which joined the radial extensor digiti minimi tendon. The surgical impact is discussed...
  21. doi request reprint Superior thyroid artery origin in Caucasian Greeks: A new classification proposal and review of the literature
    Konstantinos Natsis
    Laboratory of Anatomy, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Clin Anat 24:699-705. 2011
    ..Head and neck surgeons must be familiar with anatomical variations of the superior thyroid artery in order to achieve a better surgical outcome...
  22. ncbi request reprint A bicarotid trunk in association with an aberrant right subclavian artery. Report of two cases, clinical impact, and review of the literature
    K Natsis
    Department of Anatomy, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    Folia Morphol (Warsz) 70:68-73. 2011
    ..It is occasionaly responsible for causing dysphagia, dyspnoea, or acute ischaemia to the right upper limb, and it may present as a superior mediastinal mass in cases of aneurysm formation...
  23. pmc The cadaver of a Caucasian man with a supernumerary fourth dorsal interosseous muscle in the right hand: a case report
    Konstantinos Natsis
    Department of Anatomy, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, P, O, Box 300, Postal Code 54124, Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Med Case Reports 5:393. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  24. ncbi request reprint High origin of a superficial ulnar artery arising from the axillary artery: anatomy, embryology, clinical significance and a review of the literature
    K Natsis
    Department of Anatomy, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    Folia Morphol (Warsz) 65:400-5. 2006
    ..This report presents a case of unilateral SUA along with a review of the literature, embryological explanation and analysis of its clinical significance...
  25. doi request reprint Anatomical variations in the branches of the human aortic arch in 633 angiographies: clinical significance and literature review
    Konstantinos I Natsis
    Department of Anatomy, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Surg Radiol Anat 31:319-23. 2009
    ..In addition, literature has been reviewed so as to enable a comparison of our results with those of other studies and an analysis of the variations' clinical implications is possible...
  26. ncbi request reprint A new approach in the management of urothelial tumors using GM-CSF on marker lesions: an ultrastructural and immunohistochemical study on the macrophage population in bladder mucosa
    P Stravoravdi
    Theagenio Cancer Hospital, Electron Microscopy Department, Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Interferon Cytokine Res 19:221-5. 1999
    ..This study indicates that the prophylactic treatment of TCC with GM-CSF may induce immunomodulatory effects on macrophage activities, which could be associated with the clinical evolution of the disease...
  27. ncbi request reprint Gastric femoral hernia in a male cadaver with gastroptosis: case report and review of the literature
    K Natsis
    Department of Anatomy, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, P O Box 300, Thessaloniki 541 24, Greece
    Hernia 12:205-8. 2008
    ..The symptoms in this pathology vary from complete absence to symptoms due to high stenosis of the digestive tract, stomach strangulation and stomach wall necrosis...
  28. ncbi request reprint Three-headed reversed palmaris longus muscle and its clinical significance
    Konstantinos Natsis
    Department of Anatomy, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, P O Box 300, 54 124 Thessaloniki, Greece
    Ann Anat 189:97-101. 2007
    ..The described variation is also useful to the hand surgeon, as the palmaris longus muscle is an anatomical landmark for operations at this area...
  29. ncbi request reprint Bilateral accessory thoracodorsal artery
    Konstantinos Natsis
    Department of Anatomy, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    Ann Anat 188:447-9. 2006
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Proposal for classification of the suprascapular notch: a study on 423 dried scapulas
    K Natsis
    Department of Anatomy, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    Clin Anat 20:135-9. 2007
    ..Using this method, the clinician will be able to define easily and quickly the notch type on a plain radiograph, and perhaps be able to correlate suprascapular nerve entrapment with a specific type of SSN...
  31. ncbi request reprint Bilateral femoral hernia in a male cadaver with vascular variations: case report and review of the literature
    K Natsis
    Department of Anatomy, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Mail Box 300, P O Box 541 24, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Hernia 10:347-9. 2006
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Correlation between the four types of acromion and the existence of enthesophytes: a study on 423 dried scapulas and review of the literature
    K Natsis
    Department of Anatomy, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    Clin Anat 20:267-72. 2007
    ..In type I and in type IV acromions, the incidence of enthesophytes is very small and, according to other studies, with these two acromial types rotator cuff tears are also rare...
  33. ncbi request reprint Frontal sinus anatomical variations with potential consequences for the orbit. Study on cadavers
    K Natsis
    Morphologie 88:35-8. 2004
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Preaortic iliac venous confluence. Marsupial vena cava. Case report
    K Natsis
    Department of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 54006 Thessaloniki, Greece
    Morphologie 87:21-3. 2003
    ..As abdominal aortic surgery is currently performed routinely, rare anatomical anomalies must be spotted, in order to avoid injury to surrounding organs...
  35. ncbi request reprint A rare accessory muscle of the anterior thoracic wall
    Konstantinos Natsis
    Department of Anatomy, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Clin Anat 20:980-1. 2007
  36. ncbi request reprint An unusual bilateral sternalis muscle
    K Natsis
    Department of Anatomy, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    Chirurgia (Bucur) 103:231-2. 2008
    ..Moreover, we discuss the innervation, origin and incidence of this variation, which are under controversy, as well as its clinical relevance...
  37. doi request reprint Supracondylar process of the humerus: study on 375 Caucasian subjects in Cologne, Germany
    Konstantinos Natsis
    Department of Anatomy, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    Clin Anat 21:138-41. 2008
    ..01). None of the processes we observed was bilateral. Literature review indicated that the supracondylar process appears in 0.4-2% of Caucasians and in 0.2-2.8% of their humeri...
  38. ncbi request reprint Histochemical and ultrastructural characteristics of leg muscle fibres in patients with repairative abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA)
    M Albani
    Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki 54006, Greece
    Anat Rec 260:1-15. 2000
    ..18 micro 531 microm(2) for type I and 5,804 +/- 1,075 microm(2) for type II. The short ischemic period during aortic clamping and the subsequent reperfusion resulted mainly in ultrastructural changes...
  39. ncbi request reprint Effect of acute limb ischaemia on neuromuscular function in rats
    K P Hatzipantelis
    15th Department of Surgery, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    Eur J Surg 167:831-8. 2001
    ..To locate the exact site of the primary lesion in the neuromuscular system in acutely ischaemic extremities...
  40. ncbi request reprint Multiple variations in the branching pattern of the abdominal aorta
    A Raikos
    Department of Anatomy, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    Rom J Morphol Embryol 51:585-7. 2010
    ..Preoperative selective angiography or other abdominal aorta imaging studies are helpful for arterial variation demonstration and a precious tool for appropriate surgery planning...
  41. doi request reprint Accessory muscles in the lower part of the anterior compartment of the arm that may entrap neurovascular elements
    G Paraskevas
    Department of Anatomy, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Clin Anat 21:246-51. 2008
    ..Such variations have clinical implications and should be considered in patients, with a high median or ulnar or medial antebrachial cutaneous nerve paralysis with symptoms of lower brachial artery or brachial vein compression...
  42. ncbi request reprint The course of the greater occipital nerve in the suboccipital region: a proposal for setting landmarks for local anesthesia in patients with occipital neuralgia
    K Natsis
    Laboratory of Anatomy, Medical School, Aristoteles University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    Clin Anat 19:332-6. 2006
    ..The infiltration is probably best aimed at the site where the SCM is pierced by the GON...
  43. ncbi request reprint Morphological parameters of the acromion
    G Paraskevas
    Department of Human Anatomy, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Folia Morphol (Warsz) 67:255-60. 2008
    ..Many differences were noted between male and female scapulae. The great variety of morphological features is assumed to be related to rotator cuff pathology and other shoulder impairments...
  44. ncbi request reprint Failure of palmaris longus muscle duplication and its clinical application
    G Paraskevas
    Department of Anatomy, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    Folia Morphol (Warsz) 67:150-3. 2008
    ..It also provided data for palmaris longus muscle morphology and may have clinical implications, as the knowledge of such an anomalous muscle should be useful for hand surgeons and radiologists...
  45. ncbi request reprint Evidence of lateral antebrachial cutaneous nerve entrapment during autopsy
    G Paraskevas
    Department of Human Anatomy, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Medical School, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Folia Morphol (Warsz) 67:218-20. 2008
    ..This is the first cadaveric case reported in the literature. The anatomy, the possible areas of entrapment, the most frequent diagnostic problems and the main therapeutic options for this rare occurrence are also discussed...
  46. ncbi request reprint An accessory middle scalene muscle causing thoracic outlet syndrome
    G Paraskevas
    Department of Anatomy, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Folia Morphol (Warsz) 66:194-7. 2007
    ..We also present the relative international literature and the clinical significance of our finding...
  47. doi request reprint Variability in superior hypogastric plexus morphology and its clinical applications: a cadaveric study
    G Paraskevas
    Department of Anatomy, Medical School of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Surg Radiol Anat 30:481-8. 2008
    ..Several variations have been described from a single trunk to a plexiform arrangement...
  48. ncbi request reprint Excavated-type of rhomboid fossa of the clavicle: a radiological study
    G Paraskevas
    Department of Orthopaedics, Hospital Panagia, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Folia Morphol (Warsz) 68:163-6. 2009
    ..The high incidence of the excavated type of rhomboid fossa on the dominant hand supports the mechanical theory of fossa formation. Radiologists and physicians should be aware of this fossa, as it may resemble a pathological condition...
  49. ncbi request reprint Histological and ultrastructural study of the effect of chemotherapy with 5-fluorouracil on normal liver of Wistar rats
    G Zafiriou
    Theagenio Cancer Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Chemotherapy 48:298-302. 2002
    ..In this study, we analysed the histopathological and ultrastructural effects of systemic chemotherapy with 5-fluorouracil (5-FU) on the liver of healthy rats...
  50. doi request reprint Anatomical variation of left internal jugular vein: clinical significance for an anaesthesiologist
    I Asouhidou
    Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, G Papanikolaou Hospital Exohi, Department of Cardioanaesthesiology, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Eur J Anaesthesiol 25:314-8. 2008
    ..The aim of this retrospective study was to explore anatomical abnormalities of the internal jugular vein with regard to diameter of the vein's lumen and to define their clinical significance...
  51. ncbi request reprint An accessory double cystic duct with single gallbladder
    G Paraskevas
    Department of Anatomy, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Chirurgia (Bucur) 102:223-5. 2007
    ..We report on the exact description of the macroscopic anatomy of that rare congenital abnormality, the pathogenesis of that anomaly and the possible surgical implications following misdiagnosis of that anomaly...
  52. ncbi request reprint Accessory abductor digiti minimi muscle causing ulnar nerve entrapment at the Guyon's canal: a case report
    C Dimitriou
    Department of Orthopaedics, Ippokratio General Hospital of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Clin Anat 20:974-5. 2007
  53. ncbi request reprint "Pes anserinus" of the right phrenic nerve innervating the serous membrane of the liver: a case report (anatomical study)
    K Natsis
    Department of Anatomy, Medical School of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    Morphologie 88:203-5. 2004
    ..The stimulations is carried through the phrenic nerve to the fourth cervical neurotome from were arise the supraclavicular nerves which are distributed to the shoulder region...
  54. ncbi request reprint Co-existence of os acromiale with suprascapular osseous bridge: a case report and review of the literature
    G Paraskevas
    Department of Anatomy, Medical Faculty of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    Folia Morphol (Warsz) 68:109-12. 2009
    ..036% and 12.5%. We review the relative literature and emphasize the fact that such knowledge is important for a physician in order to avoid misdiagnosis of an acromion fracture and lytic lesion of the scapula...
  55. ncbi request reprint Significant experimental decrease of the hepatocellular carcinoma incidence in C3H/Sy mice after long-term administration of EB1089, a vitamin D analogue
    Despina Sahpazidou
    Symeonides Research Center, Theagenio Cancer Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Oncol Res 13:261-8. 2003
    ..0001) inhibitory effect on HCC incidence of C3H/Sy mice. This effect could be useful in a potential application on the chemopreventive control of HCCs...
  56. ncbi request reprint Variations of the course of the upper trunk of the brachial plexus and their clinical significance for the thoracic outlet syndrome: a study on 93 cadavers
    Konstantinos Natsis
    Department of Anatomy, Medical School of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    Am Surg 72:188-92. 2006
    ..Moreover, knowledge of these is important during the performance of the anesthetic blockade of the BP...