Vasileios K Kouritas

Summary

Affiliation: University of Athens
Country: Greece

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Role of histamine in altering fluid recycling in normal and post-traumatic rabbit peritoneum
    Vasileios K Kouritas
    Department of Physiology, Medical School, University of Thessaly, Larissa, Greece
    Inflammation 37:534-41. 2014
  2. pmc Variation of the postoperative fluid drainage according to the type of lobectomy
    Vasileios K Kouritas
    Department of Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, Evangelismos Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 16:437-40. 2013
  3. doi request reprint IGF-1 alters the human parietal pleural electrochemical profile by inhibiting ion trans-cellular transportation after interaction with its receptor
    Vasileios K Kouritas
    Department of Physiology, Medical School, University of Thessaly, Larissa, Greece
    Growth Horm IGF Res 23:8-12. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Isolated sternal fractures treated on an outpatient basis
    Vasileios K Kouritas
    Department of Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, Evangelismos Hospital, 10670, Athens, Greece
    Am J Emerg Med 31:227-30. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs alter the human mesothelial pleural permeability via ion cellular transportation by inhibiting prostaglandin synthesis
    Vasileios K Kouritas
    Department of Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, Evangelismos Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Respiration 84:62-8. 2012
  6. pmc Staphylococcal isolated anterosuperior mediastinal abscess of unknown origin
    Vasileios K Kouritas
    Department of Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, Evangelismos Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 14:650-1. 2012
  7. pmc Extrathoracic chronic heamatoma presenting as a chest wall tumor 2 years after a blunt thoracic injury
    Vasileios K Kouritas
    Department of Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, Evangelismos Hospital, Athens, Greece
    J Cardiothorac Surg 6:156. 2011
  8. pmc Spontaneous expulsion from rectum: a rare presentation of intestinal lipomas
    Vasileios K Kouritas
    Department of Surgery, Larissa University Hospital, Larissa, Greece
    World J Emerg Surg 6:19. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Insulin-induced electrochemical changes in pleura are associated with the location within the pleural cavity
    V K Kouritas
    Department of Physiology, Medical School of Larissa, University of Thessaly, Greece
    Exp Clin Endocrinol Diabetes 119:252-6. 2011
  10. pmc Insulin-induced electrophysiology changes in human pleura are mediated via its receptor
    V K Kouritas
    Department of Physiology, Medical School, University of Thessaly, Mezourlo, New Buildings, Larissa, Greece
    Exp Diabetes Res 2010:853176. 2010

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Publications18

  1. doi request reprint Role of histamine in altering fluid recycling in normal and post-traumatic rabbit peritoneum
    Vasileios K Kouritas
    Department of Physiology, Medical School, University of Thessaly, Larissa, Greece
    Inflammation 37:534-41. 2014
    ..Histamine induces electrochemical alterations in the normal and post-operative peritoneum. This effect is mediated by interaction with histamine receptors, hindering the normal process of ion trans-mesothelial transportation. ..
  2. pmc Variation of the postoperative fluid drainage according to the type of lobectomy
    Vasileios K Kouritas
    Department of Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, Evangelismos Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 16:437-40. 2013
    ..This study investigates variations of the drainage according to the type of lobectomy and its relation to effusion-related complications...
  3. doi request reprint IGF-1 alters the human parietal pleural electrochemical profile by inhibiting ion trans-cellular transportation after interaction with its receptor
    Vasileios K Kouritas
    Department of Physiology, Medical School, University of Thessaly, Larissa, Greece
    Growth Horm IGF Res 23:8-12. 2013
    ..The effect of IGF-1 in the human pleural permeability and the underlying mechanisms involved were investigated...
  4. doi request reprint Isolated sternal fractures treated on an outpatient basis
    Vasileios K Kouritas
    Department of Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, Evangelismos Hospital, 10670, Athens, Greece
    Am J Emerg Med 31:227-30. 2013
    ..The aim of this study is to investigate the need for admission of patients with isolated sternal fracture (ISF) by prospectively and randomly discharging or admitting them...
  5. doi request reprint Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs alter the human mesothelial pleural permeability via ion cellular transportation by inhibiting prostaglandin synthesis
    Vasileios K Kouritas
    Department of Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, Evangelismos Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Respiration 84:62-8. 2012
    ..Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are used in clinical practice as analgesics or anti-inflammatory drugs. Studies have implicated them in participating in permeability throughout various tissues such as the kidneys and lungs...
  6. pmc Staphylococcal isolated anterosuperior mediastinal abscess of unknown origin
    Vasileios K Kouritas
    Department of Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, Evangelismos Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 14:650-1. 2012
    ..His postoperative recovery was uneventful. Rare causes of mediastinal infections should not be overlooked from the diagnostic process even if the origin of infection cannot be identified...
  7. pmc Extrathoracic chronic heamatoma presenting as a chest wall tumor 2 years after a blunt thoracic injury
    Vasileios K Kouritas
    Department of Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, Evangelismos Hospital, Athens, Greece
    J Cardiothorac Surg 6:156. 2011
    ..Clinicians should have high suspicion of rare entities which mimic tumors and consider any information reported by the patient's history in their diagnostic process...
  8. pmc Spontaneous expulsion from rectum: a rare presentation of intestinal lipomas
    Vasileios K Kouritas
    Department of Surgery, Larissa University Hospital, Larissa, Greece
    World J Emerg Surg 6:19. 2011
    ..Usually the resection of the affected intestinal part is adequate. If during surgery a lipoma is encountered simple lipomatectomy seems also to be adequate...
  9. doi request reprint Insulin-induced electrochemical changes in pleura are associated with the location within the pleural cavity
    V K Kouritas
    Department of Physiology, Medical School of Larissa, University of Thessaly, Greece
    Exp Clin Endocrinol Diabetes 119:252-6. 2011
    ..We investigated the effects of insulin on the electrophysiology of sheep pleural specimens obtained from the upper and lower parts of the pleural cavity and the insulin receptor abundance in these regions...
  10. pmc Insulin-induced electrophysiology changes in human pleura are mediated via its receptor
    V K Kouritas
    Department of Physiology, Medical School, University of Thessaly, Mezourlo, New Buildings, Larissa, Greece
    Exp Diabetes Res 2010:853176. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate whether insulin induces similar effects in human pleura, to clarify insulin receptor's involvement, and to demonstrate if glibenclamide (hypoglycemic agent) reverses this effect...
  11. doi request reprint Role of electrolytes and glucose in the insulin-induced electrochemical effect in sheep pleura
    V K Kouritas
    Department of Physiology, Medical School of Larissa, University of Thessaly, Greece
    Exp Clin Endocrinol Diabetes 118:328-32. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to further investigate the role of different electrolytes and glucose in these electrochemical changes...
  12. doi request reprint Pleural electrophysiology alterations in spontaneous pneumothorax patients
    Vasileios K Kouritas
    Department of Physiology, Larissa Medical School, University of Thessaly, Mezourlo 41 110, PO Box 1400, Larissa, Greece
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 10:958-61. 2010
    ..A similar observation was made for caudal pleura suggesting diffuse process that possibly involves inflammation as shown by the histopathology...
  13. doi request reprint Late presentation of jejunal perforation after thoracic trauma
    Vasileios K Kouritas
    Department of Surgery, Larissa University Hospital, 41 110 Mezourlo, Larissa, Greece
    Am J Emerg Med 27:1177.e1-3. 2009
    ..Physicians treating trauma should always have a high degree of suspicion regarding rare abdominal injuries, with delayed presentation, even if no abdominal involvement is noticed during the initial survey...
  14. doi request reprint Insulin alters the permeability of sheep pleura
    V K Kouritas
    Department of Physiology, Medical School, University of Thessaly, Larissa, Greece
    Exp Clin Endocrinol Diabetes 118:304-9. 2010
    ..Direct stimulation of sheep pleura by insulin and the possible electrophysiology mechanisms involved were investigated...
  15. doi request reprint Pleural electrophysiology variations according to location in pleural cavity
    Vasileios K Kouritas
    Department of Physiology, Medical School, University of Thessaly, Larissa, Greece
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 9:391-4. 2009
    ..Thoracic surgeons should consider physiology function of each part of pleural cavity before pleural tissue manipulation. Observations made in sheep may be used to understand human physiology...
  16. doi request reprint Human parietal pleura present electrophysiology variations according to location in pleural cavity
    Vassilios K Kouritas
    Department of Physiology, University of Thessaly Medical School, Milou 28, 413 35 Larissa, Greece
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 7:544-7. 2008
    ..Surgeons may waste mediastinal pleura when needed but should leave intact caudal parietal pleura, which seems to be electrophysiologically the most important part of the pleural cavity...
  17. ncbi request reprint Low glucose level and low pH alter the electrochemical function of human parietal pleura
    V K Kouritas
    Dept of Physiology, University of Thessaly Medical School, 22 Papakiriazi St, 412 22, Larissa, Greece
    Eur Respir J 30:354-7. 2007
    ..Low glucose and low pH caused an additive decrease in R(TM). Low glucose concentration and low pH cause alteration of the electrochemical function of human parietal pleura and could act as agents that lead to further exudate progression...
  18. doi request reprint Isolated right diaphragmatic rupture following blunt trauma
    Ioannis Baloyiannis
    Department of Surgery, Larissa University Hospital, Mezourlo, 41 100, Larissa, Greece
    Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 59:760-2. 2011
    ..The late appearance of such an injury, without other accompanying injuries, is rare and should be in mind by clinicians treating trauma patients who have a delayed presentation after the injury...