Panagiotis G Korovessis

Summary

Affiliation: University of Athens
Country: Greece

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Role of surface roughness of titanium versus hydroxyapatite on human bone marrow cells response
    Panagiotis G Korovessis
    Orthopaedic Department General Hospital, Agios Andreas, Patras, Greece
    J Spinal Disord Tech 15:175-83; discussion 183. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint One-stage combined surgery with mesh cages for treatment of septic spondylitis
    Panagiotis Korovessis
    Orthopaedic Department, General Hospital Agios Andreas, Patras, Greece
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 444:51-9. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Anterior surgery with insertion of titanium mesh cage and posterior instrumented fusion performed sequentially on the same day under one anesthesia for septic spondylitis of thoracolumbar spine: is the use of titanium mesh cages safe?
    Panagiotis Korovessis
    Orthopaedic Department, General Hospital Agios Andreas, Patras, Greece
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:1014-9. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Metallosis after contemporary metal-on-metal total hip arthroplasty. Five to nine-year follow-up
    P Korovessis
    Orthopaedic Department, General Hospital Agios Andreas, 65 67 Haralabi Street, 26224 Patras, Greece
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 88:1183-91. 2006
  5. pmc Comparative multifactorial analysis of the effects of idiopathic adolescent scoliosis and Scheuermann kyphosis on the self-perceived health status of adolescents treated with brace
    Panagiotis Korovessis
    Orthopaedic Department, General Hospital Agios Andreas, 26224, Patras, Greece
    Eur Spine J 16:537-46. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Less invasive reduction and fusion of fresh A2 and A 3 traumatic L 1-L 4 fractures with a novel vertebral body augmentation implant and short pedicle screw fixation and fusion
    Panagiotis Korovessis
    Orthopaedic Department, General Hospital Agios Andreas Patras, Charalambi Str 65 67, Patras, Greece
    Eur J Orthop Surg Traumatol 24:297-304. 2014
  7. doi request reprint Cervical spondylodiscitis associated with oesophageal perforation: a rare complication after anterior cervical fusion
    Panagiotis Korovessis
    Orthopaedic Department, General Hospital Agios Andreas, 1, Tsertidou Str, 26224, Patrai, Greece
    Eur J Orthop Surg Traumatol 23:S159-63. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Balloon kyphoplasty versus KIVA vertebral augmentation--comparison of 2 techniques for osteoporotic vertebral body fractures: a prospective randomized study
    Panagiotis Korovessis
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, General Hospital Agios Andreas Patras, Greece
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 38:292-9. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Poor mid-term survival of the low-carbide metal-on-metal Zweymüller-plus total hip arthroplasty system: a concise follow-up, at a minimum of ten years, of a previous report*
    Thomas Repantis
    Orthopaedic Department, General Hospital Agios Andreas, 1 Tsertidou Street, GR 26224 Patras, Greece
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 95:e331-4. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Low back pain and sciatica prevalence and intensity reported in a Mediterranean country: ordinal logistic regression analysis
    Panagiotis Korovessis
    Orthopedic Department, General Hospital Agios Andreas, 1 Tsertidou St, 26224 Patras, Greece
    Orthopedics 35:e1775-84. 2012

Collaborators

  • Thomas Repantis
  • Despina Deligianni
  • Panagiotis Aroukatos
  • Panagiotis Iliopoulos
  • Marie Christine Porte-Derrieu
  • Joel Amedee
  • Dimitris A Papanastasiou
  • Vasilis Vitsas
  • Maria Repanti
  • Vassiliki Bravou
  • Georgios Koureas
  • Panagiotis Stergiou
  • Spyridon Zacharatos
  • Basilis Pastromas
  • Aikaterini Ellina
  • Andreas Baikousis
  • Panos Iliopoulos

Detail Information

Publications47

  1. ncbi request reprint Role of surface roughness of titanium versus hydroxyapatite on human bone marrow cells response
    Panagiotis G Korovessis
    Orthopaedic Department General Hospital, Agios Andreas, Patras, Greece
    J Spinal Disord Tech 15:175-83; discussion 183. 2002
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint One-stage combined surgery with mesh cages for treatment of septic spondylitis
    Panagiotis Korovessis
    Orthopaedic Department, General Hospital Agios Andreas, Patras, Greece
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 444:51-9. 2006
    ..Level of Evidence: Prognostic study, Level II (retrospective study). Please see the Guidelines for Authors for a complete description of levels of evidence...
  3. ncbi request reprint Anterior surgery with insertion of titanium mesh cage and posterior instrumented fusion performed sequentially on the same day under one anesthesia for septic spondylitis of thoracolumbar spine: is the use of titanium mesh cages safe?
    Panagiotis Korovessis
    Orthopaedic Department, General Hospital Agios Andreas, Patras, Greece
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:1014-9. 2006
    ..Retrospective study...
  4. ncbi request reprint Metallosis after contemporary metal-on-metal total hip arthroplasty. Five to nine-year follow-up
    P Korovessis
    Orthopaedic Department, General Hospital Agios Andreas, 65 67 Haralabi Street, 26224 Patras, Greece
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 88:1183-91. 2006
    ..We evaluated the results and histologic findings in patients who had undergone revision of a failed contemporary metal-on-metal total hip arthroplasty...
  5. pmc Comparative multifactorial analysis of the effects of idiopathic adolescent scoliosis and Scheuermann kyphosis on the self-perceived health status of adolescents treated with brace
    Panagiotis Korovessis
    Orthopaedic Department, General Hospital Agios Andreas, 26224, Patras, Greece
    Eur Spine J 16:537-46. 2007
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Less invasive reduction and fusion of fresh A2 and A 3 traumatic L 1-L 4 fractures with a novel vertebral body augmentation implant and short pedicle screw fixation and fusion
    Panagiotis Korovessis
    Orthopaedic Department, General Hospital Agios Andreas Patras, Charalambi Str 65 67, Patras, Greece
    Eur J Orthop Surg Traumatol 24:297-304. 2014
    ..This study showed that this novel vertebral augmentation technique using PEEK implant and PMMA reduces and stabilizes via less invasive technique A2 and A3 vertebral fractures without loss of correction and leakage to the spinal canal. ..
  7. doi request reprint Cervical spondylodiscitis associated with oesophageal perforation: a rare complication after anterior cervical fusion
    Panagiotis Korovessis
    Orthopaedic Department, General Hospital Agios Andreas, 1, Tsertidou Str, 26224, Patrai, Greece
    Eur J Orthop Surg Traumatol 23:S159-63. 2013
    ..In the case of not completed fusion, removal of the implants followed by meticulous debridement and insertion of titanium mesh cage, filled with autogenous bone graft lead to successful fusion and infection eradication...
  8. doi request reprint Balloon kyphoplasty versus KIVA vertebral augmentation--comparison of 2 techniques for osteoporotic vertebral body fractures: a prospective randomized study
    Panagiotis Korovessis
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, General Hospital Agios Andreas Patras, Greece
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 38:292-9. 2013
    ..Prospective, parallel-group, controlled comparative randomized study...
  9. doi request reprint Poor mid-term survival of the low-carbide metal-on-metal Zweymüller-plus total hip arthroplasty system: a concise follow-up, at a minimum of ten years, of a previous report*
    Thomas Repantis
    Orthopaedic Department, General Hospital Agios Andreas, 1 Tsertidou Street, GR 26224 Patras, Greece
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 95:e331-4. 2013
    ..The probability of survival of the cup was 80% (95% CI, 62% to 90%). These high failure rates at mid-term follow-up led us to abandon the use of low-carbide metal-on-metal total hip arthroplasty components...
  10. doi request reprint Low back pain and sciatica prevalence and intensity reported in a Mediterranean country: ordinal logistic regression analysis
    Panagiotis Korovessis
    Orthopedic Department, General Hospital Agios Andreas, 1 Tsertidou St, 26224 Patras, Greece
    Orthopedics 35:e1775-84. 2012
    ..More severe sciatic pain was reported by working married women older than 65 years who were smokers...
  11. doi request reprint Hematogenous pyogenic spinal infection: current perceptions
    Panagiotis Korovessis
    Orthopaedic Department, General Hospital Agios Andreas, Patras, Greece
    Orthopedics 35:885-92. 2012
    ..In cases of delayed diagnosis or surgery, potential early devastating and late crippling complications may occur. To the authors' knowledge, no Level I studies compare operative vs conservative treatment of pyogenic spinal infection...
  12. pmc Initial clinical experience with a novel vertebral augmentation system for treatment of symptomatic vertebral compression fractures: a case series of 26 consecutive patients
    Panagiotis Korovessis
    Orthopaedic Department, General Hospital Agios Andreas, 1 Tsertidou str, 26224 Patras, Greece
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:206. 2011
    ..We report herein our initial experience with a novel vertebral augmentation technique designed to treat symptomatic vertebral osteoporotic fractures and osteolytic metastases with minimal cement extravasation...
  13. doi request reprint Minimal invasive short posterior instrumentation plus balloon kyphoplasty with calcium phosphate for burst and severe compression lumbar fractures
    Panagiotis Korovessis
    General Hospital Agios Andreas, Patras, Greece
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:658-67. 2008
    ..Prospective consecutive series...
  14. doi request reprint Direct reduction of thoracolumbar burst fractures by means of balloon kyphoplasty with calcium phosphate and stabilization with pedicle-screw instrumentation and fusion
    Panagiotis Korovessis
    Department of Orthopaedics, General Hospital Agios Andreas, Patras, Greece
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:E100-8. 2008
    ..Prospective consecutive series...
  15. ncbi request reprint Evolution of anterior chest wall blood supply in female adolescents with progressive right-convex thoracic idiopathic scoliosis
    Panagiotis Korovessis
    Orthopaedic Department, General Hospital Agios Andreas, Patras, Greece
    J Spinal Disord Tech 20:190-4. 2007
    ..Further studies are needed to investigate if this asymmetric blood evolution contributes to the development of this pattern of scoliosis in girls...
  16. ncbi request reprint Biomechanical evaluation of conventional internal contemporary spinal fixation techniques used for stabilization of complete sacroiliac joint separation: a 3-dimensional unilaterally isolated experimental stiffness study
    Panagiotis G Korovessis
    General Hospital Agios Andreas A Orthopaedic Department, 65 67 Haralabi Str, Patras, GR 26224 Greece
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:E941-51. 2006
    ..Comparative 3-dimensional biomechanical testing...
  17. doi request reprint Evolution of bone mineral density after percutaneous kyphoplasty in fresh osteoporotic vertebral body fractures and adjacent vertebrae along with sagittal spine alignment
    Panagiotis Korovessis
    Orthopaedic Department of General Hospital Agios Andreas, Patras, Greece
    J Spinal Disord Tech 21:293-8. 2008
    ..Prospective controlled cohort study of 27 adult osteoporotic patients who underwent kyphoplasty for fresh osteoporotic spinal fractures...
  18. doi request reprint Beneficial influence of titanium mesh cage on infection healing and spinal reconstruction in hematogenous septic spondylitis: a retrospective analysis of surgical outcome of twenty-five consecutive cases and review of literature
    Panagiotis Korovessis
    Department of Orthopaedic, General Hospital Agios Andreas, Patras, Greece
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:E759-67. 2008
    ..Single institution, single surgeon retrospective review...
  19. pmc High medium-term survival of Zweymüller SLR-plus stem used in femoral revision
    Panagiotis Korovessis
    Orthopedic Department, General Hospital Agios Andreas, 1, Tsertidou Street, 26335, Patras, Greece
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 467:2032-40. 2009
    ..Based on the survival data, we believe the SLR-Plus((R)) stems are reliable for patients undergoing hip revision surgery with central bone loss...
  20. pmc Does Wallis implant reduce adjacent segment degeneration above lumbosacral instrumented fusion?
    Panagiotis Korovessis
    Orthopaedic Department, General Hospital Agios Andreas, 1 Tsertidou str, 26224, Patras, Greece
    Eur Spine J 18:830-40. 2009
    ..Longer prospective randomized studies are necessary to prove the beneficial effect of the interspinous implant cephalad and caudal to instrumented fusion. We recommend Wallis device for UCLA degeneration I and II...
  21. doi request reprint Factors affecting low back pain in adolescents
    Panagiotis Korovessis
    Orthopaedic Department, General Hospital Agios Andreas, Patras, Greece
    J Spinal Disord Tech 23:513-20. 2010
    ..Prospective multifactorial study on low back pain (LBP) in adolescents...
  22. doi request reprint Effect of sagittal spinal balance, levels of posterior instrumentation, and length of follow-up on low back pain in patients undergoing posterior decompression and instrumented fusion for degenerative lumbar spine disease: a multifactorial analysis
    Panagiotis Korovessis
    Orthopaedic Department and Institute for Radiology General Hospital Agios Andreas, 1 Tsertidou str, Patras, Greece
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 35:898-905. 2010
    ..Prospective controlled clinical study on low back pain (LBP)...
  23. doi request reprint High medium-term survivorship and durability of Zweymüller-Plus total hip arthroplasty
    Panagiotis Korovessis
    Orthopaedic Department, General Hospital Agios Andreas, 26224 Patras, Greece
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 131:603-11. 2011
    ..To better understand the potential impact these design changes have had on (1) survivorship, (2) implant stability and (3) periprosthetic osteolysis, we studied patients who underwent THA using the SL-Plus stem and Bicon-Plus...
  24. ncbi request reprint Correlation between backpack weight and way of carrying, sagittal and frontal spinal curvatures, athletic activity, and dorsal and low back pain in schoolchildren and adolescents
    Panagiotis Korovessis
    Spine Unit, Orthopaedic Department, General Hospital Agios Anddeas, Patras, Greece
    J Spinal Disord Tech 17:33-40. 2004
    ..Girls who participated in sports activities seem to experience more often DP and LBP than boys. Short children who carry backpacks as heavy as do tall children at the same age are more prone to LBP...
  25. ncbi request reprint Combined anterior plus posterior stabilization versus posterior short-segment instrumentation and fusion for mid-lumbar (L2-L4) burst fractures
    Panagiotis Korovessis
    Orthopaedic Department, Spine Unit, General Hospital Agios Andreas, Patras, Greece
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:859-68. 2006
    ..Prospective randomized study. OBJECTIVES.: To compare the results of the combined anterior-posterior surgery (Group A) with posterior "short-segment" transpedicular fixation (SSTF) (Group B) in mid-lumbar burst fractures...
  26. ncbi request reprint Rigid, semirigid versus dynamic instrumentation for degenerative lumbar spinal stenosis: a correlative radiological and clinical analysis of short-term results
    Panagiotis Korovessis
    Department of Orthopaedics, General Hospital Agios Andreas, Patras, Greece
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:735-42. 2004
    ..Prospective comparative randomized clinical and radiologic study...
  27. pmc Colour Doppler ultrasonography for evaluation of anterior chest blood supply: the possible role of arterial blood supply to the costosternal junction in the aetiology of idiopathic scoliosis in female adolescents
    Panagiotis Korovessis
    Orthopaedic Department, Spine Section, General Hospital of Agios Andreas, 26224 Patras, Greece
    Eur Spine J 13:44-8. 2004
    ..This study did not find any evidence for side-difference in vascularity of the anterior thorax wall and, thus, it could not clearly justify previous theories for development of right thoracic scoliosis in female adolescents...
  28. ncbi request reprint Color Doppler ultrasonography for evaluation of internal mammary artery application in adolescent female patients with right-convex thoracic idiopathic scoliosis
    Panagiotis Korovessis
    Orthopaedic Department, General Hospital Agios Andreas Patras, Greece
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:1746-8. 2003
    ..Prospective comparative study...
  29. ncbi request reprint Zweymueller with metal-on-metal articulation: clinical, radiological and histological analysis of short-term results
    Panagiotis Korovessis
    Orthopaedic Department General Hospital Agios Andreas Patras, Greece
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 123:5-11. 2003
    ..This is a prospective study...
  30. ncbi request reprint Correlative analysis of lateral vertebral radiographic variables and medical outcomes study short-form health survey: a comparative study in asymptomatic volunteers versus patients with low back pain
    Panagiotis Korovessis
    Orthopaedic Department, General Hospital Agios Andreas, Patras, Greece
    J Spinal Disord Tech 15:384-90. 2002
    ..Spine surgeons should take into consideration the results of this study in reconstruction of painful degenerative lumbosacral spine...
  31. pmc Posterior compact Cotrel-Dubousset instrumentation for occipitocervical, cervical and cervicothoracic fusion
    P Korovessis
    Orthopedic Department, General Hospital Agios Andreas, Patras, Greece
    Eur Spine J 10:385-94. 2001
    ..However, the use of hooks in spinal stenosis is contraindicated...
  32. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of transfixation and length of instrumentation on titanium and stainless steel transpedicular spine implants
    P Korovessis
    Orthopaedic Department General Hospital Agios Andreas Patras, Laboratory for Biomechanics, University of Patras, Patras, Greece
    J Spinal Disord 14:109-17. 2001
    ..The effect of transfixation on extension forces was obvious when thick cross-links were used...
  33. pmc Unilateral psoas abscess following posterior transpedicular stabilization of the lumbar spine
    P Korovessis
    Spine Unit, Agios Andreas General Hospital, Patras, Greece
    Eur Spine J 9:588-90. 2000
    ..Hardware of a low profile and volume should be used to decrease dead space in the fusion area, and the volume of bone substitutes should be limited for the same reason...
  34. ncbi request reprint Effects of thoracolumbosacral orthosis on spinal deformities, trunk asymmetry, and frontal lower rib cage in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis
    P Korovessis
    Orthopaedic Department, Spine Unit, General Hospital Agios Andreas Patras, Greece
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 25:2064-71. 2000
    ..Prospective study...
  35. ncbi request reprint Correlative analysis of the results of surgical treatment of thoracolumbar injuries with long Texas Scottish rite hospital construct: is the use of pedicle screws versus hooks advantageous in the lumbar spine?
    Panagiotis Korovessis
    Orthopaedic Department, General Hospital Agios Andreas, Patras, Greece
    J Spinal Disord Tech 17:195-205. 2004
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Does coralline hydroxyapatite conduct fusion in instrumented posterior spine fusion?
    Panagiotis Korovessis
    Orthopaedic Department, General Hospital Agios Andreas, 26224 Patras, Greece
    Stud Health Technol Inform 91:109-13. 2002
    ..This study was conducted to investigate the course of incorporation of coralline hydroxyapatite in human spine...
  37. ncbi request reprint Posterior transcanal lumbar interbody fusion for septic vertebral fracture pseudarthrosis and sitting imbalance
    Panagiotis Korovessis
    Department of Orthopaedics, General Hospital Agios Andreas, Patras, Greece
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:E255-8. 2005
    ..Case report...
  38. pmc Correlative radiological, self-assessment and clinical analysis of evolution in instrumented dorsal and lateral fusion for degenerative lumbar spine disease. Autograft versus coralline hydroxyapatite
    Panagiotis Korovessis
    Orthopaedic Department, General Hospital Agios Andreas, 1 Tsertidou Street, 26224 Patras, Greece
    Eur Spine J 14:630-8. 2005
    ..However, the use of hydroxyapatite over the decorticated laminae that represents a wide host area was followed by solid dorsal fusion within the expected time...
  39. ncbi request reprint Backpacks, back pain, sagittal spinal curves and trunk alignment in adolescents: a logistic and multinomial logistic analysis
    Panagiotis Korovessis
    Orthopaedic Department, Spine Unit, General Hospital Agios Andreas Patras, Greece
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:247-55. 2005
    ..Cross-sectional study using logistic and multinomial logistic analysis...
  40. ncbi request reprint The role of rigid vs. dynamic instrumentation for stabilization of the degenerative lumbosacral spine
    Panagiotis Korovessis
    Orthopaedic Department, General Hospital Agios Andreas Patras, Greece
    Stud Health Technol Inform 91:457-61. 2002
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint The significance of correlation of radiographic variables and MOS short-form health survey for clinical decision in symptomatic low back pain patients
    Panagiotis Korovessis
    Orthopaedic Department, 65 67 Haralabi Str, 26224 Patras, General Hospital, Agios Andreas, Patras, Greece
    Stud Health Technol Inform 91:325-31. 2002
    ..The clinical relevance of the method proposed in this study to make a surgical strategy on the basis of distinct lateral roentgenographic parameters and conversely was assessed by independent radiologists and physicians...
  42. ncbi request reprint Natural History of Untreated Scoliosis in beta-Thalassemia
    Dimitris A Papanastasiou
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Patras, Patras, Thalassemia Unit, Patras, Nafpaktos, Greece
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:1186-90. 2002
    ..A prospective study was performed...
  43. pmc Asymmetric evolution of anterior chest wall blood supply in female adolescents with progressive right-convex thoracic idiopathic scoliosis
    Panagiotis Iliopoulos
    Institute for Radiology, General Hospital Agios Andreas, Patras, Greece
    Eur Spine J 16:1343-7. 2007
    ..Further studies are needed to investigate if this asymmetric blood evolution contributes to the development of this pattern of scoliosis in girls...
  44. ncbi request reprint Fibronectin preadsorbed on hydroxyapatite together with rough surface structure increases osteoblasts' adhesion "in vitro": the theoretical usefulness of fibronectin preadsorption on hydroxyapatite to increase permanent stability and longevity i
    Despina Deligianni
    Biomedical Engineering Laboratory, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Aeronautics, University of Patras, Patras, Greece
    J Spinal Disord Tech 18:257-62. 2005
    ....
  45. pmc Immunologic adverse reaction associated with low-carbide metal-on-metal bearings in total hip arthroplasty
    Panagiotis Aroukatos
    Department of Orthopaedics, General Hospital Agios Andreas, Patras, Greece
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 468:2135-42. 2010
    ....
  46. ncbi request reprint Experimental usage of hydroxyapatite preadsorption with fibronectin to increase permanent stability and longevity of spinal implants
    Despina Deligianni
    Biomedical Engineering Laboratory, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Aeronautics, University of Patras, 26500, Rion, Patras, Greece
    Stud Health Technol Inform 123:289-98. 2006
    ..In osteoporotic spines, methods to increase implant stability (pedicle screws and cages) are of major value...
  47. ncbi request reprint Re: Mahar A, Kim C, Wedemeyer M, et al. Short-segment fixation of lumbar burst fractures using pedicle fixation at the level of the fracture. Spine 2007;32:1503-7
    Panagiotis G Korovessis
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:2638-9; author reply 2639. 2007