Michail Pitiakoudis

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Affiliation: Democritus University of Thrace
Country: Greece

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic cholecystectomy in acute cholecystitis: an analysis of the risk factors
    S Botaitis
    Second Department of Surgery, Democritus University of Thrace, Greece
    S Afr J Surg 50:62, 64, 68. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Does gender affect laparoscopic cholecystectomy?
    Sotirios Botaitis
    Second Department of Surgery, Democritus University of Thrace, Alexandroupolis, Greece
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 18:157-61. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Mesna preserves hepatocyte regenerating capacity following liver radiofrequency ablation under Pringle maneuver
    Petros Ypsilantis
    Laboratory of Experimental Surgery and Surgical Research, School of Medicine, Democritus University of Thrace, Alexandroupolis, Greece
    J Surg Res 169:44-50. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Organ toxicity and mortality in propofol-sedated rabbits under prolonged mechanical ventilation
    Petros Ypsilantis
    Laboratory of Experimental Surgery and Surgical Research, School of Medicine, Democritus University of Thrace, Alexandroupolis, Greece
    Anesth Analg 105:155-66. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Liver regeneration following radiofrequency ablation
    Petros Ypsilantis
    Laboratory of Experimental Surgery and Surgical Research, School of Medicine, Democritus University of Thrace, Alexandroupolis, Greece
    J Surg Res 150:60-5. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Bacterial translocation in a rat model of large volume hepatic radiofrequency ablation
    Petros Ypsilantis
    Laboratory of Experimental Surgery and Surgical Research, School of Medicine, Democritus University of Thrace, Alexandroupolis, Greece
    J Surg Res 161:250-8. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic cholecystectomy in obese patients
    Constantinos Simopoulos
    Second Department of Surgery, Democritus University of Thrace, Alexandroupolis, Greece
    Obes Surg 15:243-6. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint The contribution of acute cholecystitis, obesity, and previous abdominal surgery on the outcome of laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    Constantinos Simopoulos
    Second Department of Surgery, Democritus University of Thrace, Alexandroupolis, Greece
    Am Surg 73:371-6. 2007
  9. pmc The histological and immunohistochemical aspects of bile reflux in patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease
    Andreas Nakos
    Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Unit, Democritus University of Thrace, University General Hospital of Alexandroupolis, Dragana, 68100 Alexandroupolis, Greece
    Gastroenterol Res Pract 2011:905872. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Coagulation and fibrinolysis activation after single-incision versus standard laparoscopic cholecystectomy: a single-center prospective case-controlled pilot study
    Petros Zezos
    1University General Hospital, Democritus University of Thrace, Dragana, Alexandroupolis, Greece
    Surg Innov 21:22-31. 2014

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Publications24

  1. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic cholecystectomy in acute cholecystitis: an analysis of the risk factors
    S Botaitis
    Second Department of Surgery, Democritus University of Thrace, Greece
    S Afr J Surg 50:62, 64, 68. 2012
    ..Laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) is increasingly being used as the initial surgical approach in patients with acute cholecystitis (AC). We describe our experience with LC in the treatment of AC...
  2. doi request reprint Does gender affect laparoscopic cholecystectomy?
    Sotirios Botaitis
    Second Department of Surgery, Democritus University of Thrace, Alexandroupolis, Greece
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 18:157-61. 2008
    ..On the other hand, there may be an increased need for surgeons to strongly advice male patients with symptomatic cholelithiasis to undergo early intervention...
  3. doi request reprint Mesna preserves hepatocyte regenerating capacity following liver radiofrequency ablation under Pringle maneuver
    Petros Ypsilantis
    Laboratory of Experimental Surgery and Surgical Research, School of Medicine, Democritus University of Thrace, Alexandroupolis, Greece
    J Surg Res 169:44-50. 2011
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Organ toxicity and mortality in propofol-sedated rabbits under prolonged mechanical ventilation
    Petros Ypsilantis
    Laboratory of Experimental Surgery and Surgical Research, School of Medicine, Democritus University of Thrace, Alexandroupolis, Greece
    Anesth Analg 105:155-66. 2007
    ..In this study we investigated organ toxicity and mortality of propofol sedation at large doses in prolonged mechanically ventilated rabbits and determined the role of propofol's lipid vehicle...
  5. doi request reprint Liver regeneration following radiofrequency ablation
    Petros Ypsilantis
    Laboratory of Experimental Surgery and Surgical Research, School of Medicine, Democritus University of Thrace, Alexandroupolis, Greece
    J Surg Res 150:60-5. 2008
    ..Radiofrequency ablation (RFA) of the liver leads to reduction of liver parenchymal volume. We sought to evaluate the regenerative response of the liver following RFA...
  6. doi request reprint Bacterial translocation in a rat model of large volume hepatic radiofrequency ablation
    Petros Ypsilantis
    Laboratory of Experimental Surgery and Surgical Research, School of Medicine, Democritus University of Thrace, Alexandroupolis, Greece
    J Surg Res 161:250-8. 2010
    ..In this experimental study, we investigated the possibility of bacterial translocation, constituting a potential cause of infectious complications, after performing large volume hepatic radiofrequency ablation (RFA)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic cholecystectomy in obese patients
    Constantinos Simopoulos
    Second Department of Surgery, Democritus University of Thrace, Alexandroupolis, Greece
    Obes Surg 15:243-6. 2005
    ..Obesity was initially considered a contraindication to this approach. The aim of this report is to review our experience with LC, to evaluate the role of BMI in the outcome...
  8. ncbi request reprint The contribution of acute cholecystitis, obesity, and previous abdominal surgery on the outcome of laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    Constantinos Simopoulos
    Second Department of Surgery, Democritus University of Thrace, Alexandroupolis, Greece
    Am Surg 73:371-6. 2007
    ..However, the presence of inflammation alone or in combination with obesity and/or previous (especially upper) abdominal surgery is the main factor that influences the adverse outcomes of LC...
  9. pmc The histological and immunohistochemical aspects of bile reflux in patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease
    Andreas Nakos
    Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Unit, Democritus University of Thrace, University General Hospital of Alexandroupolis, Dragana, 68100 Alexandroupolis, Greece
    Gastroenterol Res Pract 2011:905872. 2011
    ..Conclusions. Bile reflux gastropathy is associated with GERD severity, but not with oncogene expression or apoptotic discrepancies of the upper GI mucosa...
  10. ncbi request reprint Coagulation and fibrinolysis activation after single-incision versus standard laparoscopic cholecystectomy: a single-center prospective case-controlled pilot study
    Petros Zezos
    1University General Hospital, Democritus University of Thrace, Dragana, Alexandroupolis, Greece
    Surg Innov 21:22-31. 2014
    ..SILC appears to be a safe, feasible technique that can be recommended for its potential advantages in cosmesis and reduced incisional pain. ..
  11. doi request reprint Single-trocar transumbilical laparoscopy-assisted management of complicated jejunal diverticula
    Michail Pitiakoudis
    Second Department of Surgery, Democritus University of Thrace School of Medicine, Alexandroupolis, Greece
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 23:e78-80. 2013
    ..The current report is about a patient who presented with iron deficiency anemia caused by a complicated jejunal diverticulum and managed with single-trocar transumbilical laparoscopy...
  12. pmc Laparoscopic cholecystectomy in patients with empyematous cholecystitis: an outcome analysis
    Constantinos Simopoulos
    Second Department of Surgery, Democritus University of Thrace, Thrace, Greece
    Indian J Surg 71:258-64. 2009
    ..Empyema of the gallbladder is unexpectedly encountered in a proportion of these patients. This paper describes our experience with LC in the treatment of patients with empyema of the gallbladder...
  13. pmc Endoscopic treatment of a gastrocutaneous fistula using the over-the-scope-clip system: a case report
    Georgios Kouklakis
    Endoscopy Unit, University General Hospital of Alexandroupolis, Democritus University of Thrace, Dragana 68100, Alexandroupolis, Greece
    Diagn Ther Endosc 2011:384143. 2011
    ..Endoscopic application of the OTSC device was safe and effective for the treatment of a gastrocutaneous fistula...
  14. pmc Total Splenectomy due to an Unexpected "Complication" after Successful Extended Laparoscopic Partial Decapsulation of a Giant Epidermoid Splenic Cyst: A Case Report
    Michail Pitiakoudis
    2nd Department of Surgery, Democritus University of Thrace, University General Hospital of Alexandroupolis, 68100 Dragana, Alexandroupolis, Greece
    Case Report Med 2011:318208. 2011
    ....
  15. doi request reprint Is laparoscopic resection the appropriate management of a jejunal gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST)? Report of a case
    Michail Pitiakoudis
    2nd Department of Surgery, Democritus University of Thrace, University General Hospital of Alexanroupolis, Dragana Alexandroupolis, Greece
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 20:e160-3. 2010
    ..These findings were consistent with the features of a gastrointestinal stromal tumor. The patient had an uneventful postoperative course, and after 10 months of follow-up, she is well without any evidence of tumor recurrence...
  16. pmc Spontaneous idiopathic pneumoperitoneum presenting as an acute abdomen: a case report
    Michail Pitiakoudis
    Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Unit, Democritus University of Thrace, University General Hospital, 68100 Dragana Alexandroupolis, Greece
    J Med Case Reports 5:86. 2011
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  17. doi request reprint Peripheral neuropathy electrophysiological screening in inflammatory bowel disease
    Asimenia Babali
    Department of Gastro enterology, Democritus University of Thrace, Dragana, Alexandroupoli, Greece
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 25:539-42. 2013
    ....
  18. doi request reprint The effect of platelet-rich plasma gel in the early phase of patellar tendon healing
    Dimitris N Lyras
    Democritus University of Thrace, Argyrokastrou 31B, Vrilissia, Athens, Greece
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 129:1577-82. 2009
    ..The aim of this study is to assess if an application of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) gel would improve the mechanical properties of rabbit's patellar tendon after resecting its central portion...
  19. doi request reprint Peroral transgastric endoscopic procedures in pigs: feasibility, survival, questionings, and pitfalls
    Constantinos Simopoulos
    Laboratory of Experimental Surgery and Surgical Research, School of Medicine, Democritus University of Thrace, Alexandroupolis, Thrace, Greece
    Surg Endosc 23:394-402. 2009
    ..We present our experience with these procedures in a porcine survival model and expose the technical difficulties and worries about their application in humans...
  20. ncbi request reprint Tolerance to propofol's sedative effect in mechanically ventilated Rabbits
    Petros Ypsilantis
    Laboratory of Experimental Surgery and Surgical Research, School of Medicine, Democritus University of Thrace, Alexandroupolis, Greece
    Anesth Analg 103:359-65, table of contents. 2006
    ..0 +/- 2.7 h and then gradually decreased for 24.6 +/- 4.7 h. In conclusion, all rabbits developed tolerance to propofol's sedative effect within the first hours of administration related to changes to the drug's metabolic clearance...
  21. ncbi request reprint Dose related effects of ifosfamide on enterocyte apoptosis in different sites of the rabbit intestine
    Petros Ypsilantis
    Laboratory of Experimental Surgery, Medical School, Democritus University of Thrace, 68100 Alexandroupolis, Greece
    Toxicology 200:135-43. 2004
    ..We investigated the potential dose related apoptotic effect of subchronic administration of the alkylating chemotherapeutic agent ifosfamide in different sites of the small and large rabbit intestine...
  22. ncbi request reprint Effects of subchronic ifosfamide-mesna treatment on testes and semen characteristics in the rabbit
    Petros Ypsilantis
    Laboratory of Experimental Surgery, Medical School, Democritus University of Thrace, 68 100, Alexandroupolis, Greece
    Reprod Toxicol 17:699-708. 2003
    ..Germinal epithelium recovery was not complete because although sperm characteristics returned to pretreatment values, not all histological alterations were ameliorated...
  23. pmc Cystadenocarcinoma of the appendix: an incidental imaging finding in a patient with adenocarcinomas of the ascending and the sigmoid colon
    Michail Pitiakoudis
    2nd Department of Surgery, Medical School, Democritus University of Thrace, Alexandroupolis
    BMC Gastroenterol 3:30. 2003
    ..Primary adenocarcinomas of the appendix are uncommon. Mucoceles that result from mucinous adenocarcinomas of the appendix may be incidentally detected on imaging...
  24. pmc Esophageal and small bowel obstruction by occupational bezoar: report of a case
    Michail Pitiakoudis
    2nd Department of Surgery, Medical School, Democritus University of Thrace, Alexandroupolis, Greece
    BMC Gastroenterol 3:13. 2003
    ..Most bezoars are concretions of poorly digested food, which are usually formed initially in the stomach. Intestinal obstruction (esophageal and small bowel) caused by an occupational bezoar has not been reported...