Theodore Karatzas

Summary

Affiliation: University of Athens
Country: Greece

Publications

  1. ncbi Management of cystic and solid pancreatic incidentalomas: a review analysis
    T Karatzas
    Second Propedeutic Department of Surgery, University of Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece
    J BUON 18:17-24. 2013
  2. ncbi Radical nephrectomy with transperitoneal subcostal incision for large and locally advanced tumors of the right kidney
    John Anastasiou
    First Department of Urology, University of Athens Medical School, Laiko General Hospital, Ag Thoma 17, Goudi, 115 27 Athens, Greece
    Anticancer Res 32:5023-9. 2012
  3. pmc Unique presentation of a giant mediastinal tumor as kyphosis: a case report
    Eleftherios D Spartalis
    Second Department of Propedeutic Surgery, University of Athens, Medical School, Laiko General Hospital, Athens, Greece
    J Med Case Reports 6:99. 2012
  4. pmc Changes of blood biochemistry in the rabbit animal model in atherosclerosis research; a time- or stress-effect
    Ismene A Dontas
    Laboratory of Experimental Surgery and Surgical Research NS Christeas, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Greece
    Lipids Health Dis 10:139. 2011
  5. pmc Comparative antilipidemic effect of N-acetylcysteine and sesame oil administration in diet-induced hypercholesterolemic mice
    Laskarina Maria Korou
    Department of Experimental Surgery and Surgical Research NS Christeas, Athens School of Medicine, Athens, Greece
    Lipids Health Dis 9:23. 2010
  6. pmc Differential effect of Pistacia vera extracts on experimental atherosclerosis in the rabbit animal model: an experimental study
    Katerina A Marinou
    Laboratory of Experimental Surgery and Surgical Research Christeas Hall, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Greece
    Lipids Health Dis 9:73. 2010
  7. pmc Giant pedunculated hepatocellular carcinoma with hemangioma mimicking intestinal obstruction
    Theodore Karatzas
    2nd Propedeutic Department of Surgery, Laiko General Hospital, University of Athens, Medical School, Athens, Greece
    BMC Gastroenterol 11:99. 2011
  8. doi Advanced donor age alone is not a risk factor for graft survival in kidney transplantation
    T Karatzas
    Second Propedeutic Department of Surgery, University of Athens, Medical School, General Hospital Laïko, Athens, Greece
    Transplant Proc 43:1537-43. 2011
  9. doi Optimal utilization of expanded criteria deceased donors for kidney transplantation
    Theodore Karatzas
    Second Propedeutic Department of Surgery, University of Athens, Medical School, General Hospital Laïko, 17 Agiou Thoma str, 11527 Athens, Greece
    Int Urol Nephrol 43:1211-9. 2011
  10. ncbi An easy and safe model of kidney transplantation in rats
    Theodore Karatzas
    2nd Department of Propedeutic Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Greece
    Microsurgery 27:668-72. 2007

Collaborators

  • Ioannis D Kostakis
  • Ioannis Vasileiadis
  • Stylianos Kykalos
  • A Kostakis
  • E Theodoropoulou
  • Sofia Tseleni-Balafouta
  • Christos Damaskos
  • Laskarina Maria Korou
  • Gregory Kouraklis
  • Dimitrios Dimitroulis
  • Eleftherios D Spartalis
  • Ismene A Dontas
  • George Agrogiannis
  • Katerina A Marinou
  • Dimitrios Iliopoulos
  • Ioannis Georgiadis
  • Lampros Nikolidakis
  • Georgios Boutzios
  • Nick Zavras
  • Stratigoula Sakellariou
  • Petros Charalampoudis
  • John Anastasiou
  • Ioannis S Vlachos
  • Nektaria Tsantila
  • Apostolos Papalois
  • Stefanos Karamaroudis
  • Georgios Boutsikos
  • Despina Perrea
  • Nikolaos Katsilambros
  • Zoi Damaskou
  • Irene Tzanetakou
  • Christos Koros
  • Eleni Tsagkari
  • Eleftherios Spartalis
  • Efthimios Karakostas
  • Evangelos Roupakas
  • Efthimia Kitraki
  • Panagiotis Ieromonachou
  • Evangelia Zapanti
  • Konstantinos Velaoras
  • Despina N Perrea
  • Vasilios Pergialiotis
  • Georgios Charitoudis
  • Chrysovalantis Vergadis
  • Theodore Tokas
  • Constantinos Constantinides
  • Dionisios Mitropoulos
  • Petros Konofaos
  • Ioanna Delladetsima
  • Grigorios Karagkiouzis
  • George Koutalellis
  • Evangelos Felekouras
  • Panagiotis Lainas
  • Periklis Tomos
  • Nikolaos Karidis
  • Alkisti Pantopoulou
  • Despoina N Perrea
  • Leandros A Skaltsounis
  • Efstratios Patsouris
  • Achilles Chatziioannou
  • Prokopios Magiatis
  • Maria Halabalaki
  • Katerina Georgopoulou

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. ncbi Management of cystic and solid pancreatic incidentalomas: a review analysis
    T Karatzas
    Second Propedeutic Department of Surgery, University of Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece
    J BUON 18:17-24. 2013
    ..The present study should serve as a general guide and not applied as strict principles. Key words: cystic pancreatic incidentalomas, diagnostic approach, management, solid pancreatic incidentalomas...
  2. ncbi Radical nephrectomy with transperitoneal subcostal incision for large and locally advanced tumors of the right kidney
    John Anastasiou
    First Department of Urology, University of Athens Medical School, Laiko General Hospital, Ag Thoma 17, Goudi, 115 27 Athens, Greece
    Anticancer Res 32:5023-9. 2012
    ..Several surgical approaches have been used for radical nephrectomy for large and locally advanced tumors of the right kidney...
  3. pmc Unique presentation of a giant mediastinal tumor as kyphosis: a case report
    Eleftherios D Spartalis
    Second Department of Propedeutic Surgery, University of Athens, Medical School, Laiko General Hospital, Athens, Greece
    J Med Case Reports 6:99. 2012
    ..abstract:..
  4. pmc Changes of blood biochemistry in the rabbit animal model in atherosclerosis research; a time- or stress-effect
    Ismene A Dontas
    Laboratory of Experimental Surgery and Surgical Research NS Christeas, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Greece
    Lipids Health Dis 10:139. 2011
    ..The aim of the present study was to assess the consistency of the biochemical profile of New Zealand White rabbits on standard diet from 3 to 6 months of age, during which they are often used experimentally...
  5. pmc Comparative antilipidemic effect of N-acetylcysteine and sesame oil administration in diet-induced hypercholesterolemic mice
    Laskarina Maria Korou
    Department of Experimental Surgery and Surgical Research NS Christeas, Athens School of Medicine, Athens, Greece
    Lipids Health Dis 9:23. 2010
    ..There is an increasing number of novel antilipidemic therapies under consideration. The putative hypolipidemic effect of N-acetylcysteine (NAC) and sesame oil was studied in a mouse model of dietary-induced hypercholesterolemia...
  6. pmc Differential effect of Pistacia vera extracts on experimental atherosclerosis in the rabbit animal model: an experimental study
    Katerina A Marinou
    Laboratory of Experimental Surgery and Surgical Research Christeas Hall, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Greece
    Lipids Health Dis 9:73. 2010
    ..The effects of the methanolic (ME) and cyclohexane (CHE) extracts of the Pistacia vera nut, often included in the Mediterranean diet, were studied in the rabbit model of atherosclerosis...
  7. pmc Giant pedunculated hepatocellular carcinoma with hemangioma mimicking intestinal obstruction
    Theodore Karatzas
    2nd Propedeutic Department of Surgery, Laiko General Hospital, University of Athens, Medical School, Athens, Greece
    BMC Gastroenterol 11:99. 2011
    ..Only sporadic cases have been published, in which P-HCC was combined with other liver tumors (mostly benign), making the diagnosis difficult...
  8. doi Advanced donor age alone is not a risk factor for graft survival in kidney transplantation
    T Karatzas
    Second Propedeutic Department of Surgery, University of Athens, Medical School, General Hospital Laïko, Athens, Greece
    Transplant Proc 43:1537-43. 2011
    ..The risk of kidneys from elderly donors as well as expanded criteria donors (ECDs) on kidney transplant outcome was investigated...
  9. doi Optimal utilization of expanded criteria deceased donors for kidney transplantation
    Theodore Karatzas
    Second Propedeutic Department of Surgery, University of Athens, Medical School, General Hospital Laïko, 17 Agiou Thoma str, 11527 Athens, Greece
    Int Urol Nephrol 43:1211-9. 2011
    ..The impact of donor risk variables on kidney transplantation (KTx) outcome was investigated...
  10. ncbi An easy and safe model of kidney transplantation in rats
    Theodore Karatzas
    2nd Department of Propedeutic Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Greece
    Microsurgery 27:668-72. 2007
    ..The technique is easy, reliable, and can be routinely applied to other microvascular transplantation procedures...
  11. ncbi Improving the organ transplantation program in Greece: institution of local transplant coordinators' network
    T Karatzas
    Laikon General Hospital, 2nd Department of Propedeutic Surgery, Athens University School of Medicine, Athens, Greece
    Transplant Proc 39:793-6. 2007
    ..This substantial increase was achieved by the institution of TxC network...
  12. ncbi Histone Deacetylase (HDAC) Inhibitors: Current Evidence for Therapeutic Activities in Pancreatic Cancer
    Christos Damaskos
    Second Department of Propedeutic Surgery, Laiko General Hospital, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Anticancer Res 35:3129-35. 2015
    ..This review focuses on the use of HDACIs as novel anticancer drugs and will explain the mechanisms of therapeutic effect on pancreatic cancer. ..
  13. ncbi Nuclear receptors in pancreatic tumor cells
    Christos Damaskos
    Second Department of Propedeutic Surgery, Laiko General Hospital, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Anticancer Res 34:6897-911. 2014
    ..This review focuses on nuclear receptors expressed in pancreatic cancer...
  14. doi Higher incidence of tall cell variant of papillary thyroid carcinoma in Graves' Disease
    Georgios Boutzios
    1 Endocrine Unit, Department of Pathophysiology, Laikon General Hospital, University of Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Thyroid 24:347-54. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the incidence, the clinical behavior in relation to histological variants, and the outcome of papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC) in a cohort of patients with GD who had undergone thyroidectomy...
  15. ncbi Bilateral versus unilateral papillary thyroid microcarcinoma: predictive factors and associated histopathological findings following total thyroidectomy
    Theodore Karatzas
    Second Department of Prοpedeutic Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Laikon General Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Hormones (Athens) 12:529-36. 2013
    ..This study investigated the rate and predictive factors of bilateral versus unilateral PTMC with the objective of identifying those patients who may benefit from total thyroidectomy...
  16. doi Risk factors contributing to the difference in prognosis for papillary versus micropapillary thyroid carcinoma
    Theodore Karatzas
    Second Department of Propedeutic Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Laikon General Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Am J Surg 206:586-93. 2013
    ..Risk factors associated with differences in clinical and pathologic features were analyzed to provide appropriate surgical management...
  17. pmc Neglected papillary thyroid carcinoma seven years after initial diagnosis
    Eleftherios D Spartalis
    Second Department of Propedeutic Surgery, Laiko General Hospital, University of Athens, Medical School, 11527 Athens, Greece
    Case Rep Oncol Med 2013:148973. 2013
    ..After bleeding management, patient was discharged. The patient was fully aware of her situation, but she denied any further therapeutic management...
  18. pmc Impact of N-acetylcysteine and sesame oil on lipid metabolism and hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis homeostasis in middle-aged hypercholesterolemic mice
    Laskarina Maria Korou
    Department of Experimental Surgery and Surgical Research N S Christeas, Athens School of Medicine, Agiou Thoma 15Bstr, 11527, Athens, Greece
    Sci Rep 4:6806. 2014
    ..These findings suggest a beneficial preventive action of plant-derived antioxidants, such as NAC, on lipid metabolism and on the HPA axis. ..
  19. doi Beneficial health effects of Chios Gum Mastic and peroxisome proliferator-activated receptors: indications of common mechanisms
    Ioannis Georgiadis
    Department of Experimental Surgery and Surgical Research N S Christeas, Athens School of Medicine, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    J Med Food 18:1-10. 2015
    ..This article proposes that the synergistic action of some constituents of CGM on PPARs and more precisely on both PPARs isotypes-α and -γ, may be one of the major biological mechanisms via which CGM exerts its multiple effects...
  20. doi Rodent models of hepatic ischemia-reperfusion injury: time and percentage-related pathophysiological mechanisms
    Theodore Karatzas
    Laboratory of Experimental Surgery and Surgical Research N S Christeas, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Athens, Greece 2 nd Department of Propedeutic Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    J Surg Res 191:399-412. 2014
    ..The selection of the time- and percentage-related liver IR injury rodent model and the potential preventative method should be related to the clinical question being answered...
  21. doi Comparison of erythropoietin and sildenafil protective role against ischemia/reperfusion injury of the testis in adult rats
    Nick Zavras
    Third Department of Surgery, Attikon University Hospital, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Medical School, 1 Rimini Street, Chaidari, 12462, Athens, Greece
    Int Urol Nephrol 46:731-6. 2014
    ..Erythropoietin and sildenafil are considered to protect against ischemia/reperfusion injury. Here, we studied and compared their actions in testicular torsion/detorsion in adult rats...
  22. pmc Co-existence of hepatocellular adenoma and focal nodular hyperplasia in a young female
    Dimitrios Dimitroulis
    Dimitrios Dimitroulis, Panagiotis Lainas, Petros Charalampoudis, Theodore Karatzas, Nikolaos Karidis, Gregory Kouraklis, 2nd Department of General Surgery, Laiko Hospital, University of Athens Medical School, 11527 Athens, Greece
    World J Hepatol 4:314-8. 2012
    ..The uncertainty in diagnosis and acuteness of presenting symptoms were established criteria for prompt surgical intervention...