Michael Safioleas

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Affiliation: University of Athens
Country: Greece

Publications

  1. ncbi Hydatid disease of the urinary tract: an update
    M Stamatakos
    2nd Department of Propaedeutic Surgery, University of Athens, School of Medicine, Laiko General Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Chirurgia (Bucur) 103:621-7. 2008
  2. ncbi Primary adenocarcinoma of the appendix: an update
    M Stamatakos
    4th Surgical Department of Surgery, University of Athens, School of Medicine, Attikon General Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Chirurgia (Bucur) 104:389-92. 2009
  3. ncbi Soft tissue gas gangrene: a severe complication of emphysematous cholecystitis
    Michael Safioleas
    Second Department of Propedeutic Surgery, Medical School, University of Athens, Laiko General Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Tohoku J Exp Med 213:323-8. 2007
  4. ncbi Ischemic colitis: surging waves of update
    Michael Stamatakos
    Fourth Department of Surgery, Medical School, University of Athens, Attikon General Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Tohoku J Exp Med 218:83-92. 2009
  5. ncbi Abdominal compartment syndrome: effects on organ function
    M Stamatakos
    2nd Department of Propaedeutic Surgery, University of Athens, School of Medicine, Laiko General Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Chirurgia (Bucur) 102:633-40. 2007
  6. pmc Mirizzi Syndrome: an unexpected problem of cholelithiasis. Our experience with 27 cases
    Michael Safioleas
    2nd Department of Propaedeutic Surgery, Medical School, University of Athens, Laiko General Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Int Semin Surg Oncol 5:12. 2008
  7. ncbi Superficial parotidectomy under local anaesthesia
    M Safioleas
    2nd Department of Propaedeutic Surgery, University of Athens, School of Medicine, Laiko General Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Chirurgia (Bucur) 103:453-4. 2008
  8. pmc Phylloides tumor of the breast: a rare neoplasm, though not that innocent
    Michael Stamatakos
    Department of Propedeutic Surgery, Medical School, University of Athens, Laiko General Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Int Semin Surg Oncol 6:6. 2009
  9. ncbi Mammary candidiasis. A breast infection difficult to handle
    M Stamatakos
    2nd Department of Propedeutic Surgery, School of Medicine, Athens University, Laiko Hospital, Greece
    Chirurgia (Bucur) 103:583-6. 2008
  10. doi Anthelminthic treatment: an adjuvant therapeutic strategy against Echinococcus granulosus
    M Stamatakos
    2nd Propaedeutic Department of Surgery, Medical School, University of Athens, Laiko General Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Parasitol Int 58:115-20. 2009

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  1. ncbi Hydatid disease of the urinary tract: an update
    M Stamatakos
    2nd Department of Propaedeutic Surgery, University of Athens, School of Medicine, Laiko General Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Chirurgia (Bucur) 103:621-7. 2008
    ..Meticulous laboratory and imaging control when taking into consideration the suspicion for the disease, can guarantee an accurate diagnosis and successful outcome...
  2. ncbi Primary adenocarcinoma of the appendix: an update
    M Stamatakos
    4th Surgical Department of Surgery, University of Athens, School of Medicine, Attikon General Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Chirurgia (Bucur) 104:389-92. 2009
    ..There are few data and, consequently, much debate on the appropriate management of these lesions. The aim of this article is to review this entity and to assess and report new data, through a study of the literature...
  3. ncbi Soft tissue gas gangrene: a severe complication of emphysematous cholecystitis
    Michael Safioleas
    Second Department of Propedeutic Surgery, Medical School, University of Athens, Laiko General Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Tohoku J Exp Med 213:323-8. 2007
    ..Soft tissue gas gangrene may complicate emphysematous cholecystitis, and clinicians should be aware of the coexistence of these two clinical conditions, since immediate management is needed in order to prevent fatal outcome...
  4. ncbi Ischemic colitis: surging waves of update
    Michael Stamatakos
    Fourth Department of Surgery, Medical School, University of Athens, Attikon General Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Tohoku J Exp Med 218:83-92. 2009
    ....
  5. ncbi Abdominal compartment syndrome: effects on organ function
    M Stamatakos
    2nd Department of Propaedeutic Surgery, University of Athens, School of Medicine, Laiko General Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Chirurgia (Bucur) 102:633-40. 2007
    ..Moreover, ACS as a condition potentially leading to Multiple Organ Failure (MOF), its better understanding could provide more effective management resulting to limitation of MOF incidence and mortality...
  6. pmc Mirizzi Syndrome: an unexpected problem of cholelithiasis. Our experience with 27 cases
    Michael Safioleas
    2nd Department of Propaedeutic Surgery, Medical School, University of Athens, Laiko General Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Int Semin Surg Oncol 5:12. 2008
    ..Mirizzi syndrome is a rare complication of long standing cholelithiasis. The purpose of this study is to retrospectively estimate the diagnostic and treatment methods applied in patients with Mirizzi syndrome...
  7. ncbi Superficial parotidectomy under local anaesthesia
    M Safioleas
    2nd Department of Propaedeutic Surgery, University of Athens, School of Medicine, Laiko General Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Chirurgia (Bucur) 103:453-4. 2008
    ..However only few reports show that this kind of procedure could be feasible. If this is the case, standard assessment of benign parotid tumors will change radically...
  8. pmc Phylloides tumor of the breast: a rare neoplasm, though not that innocent
    Michael Stamatakos
    Department of Propedeutic Surgery, Medical School, University of Athens, Laiko General Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Int Semin Surg Oncol 6:6. 2009
    ..Cystosarcoma phylloides (CP) is an extremely rare form of breast cancer with an unpredictable clinical course. The histological characteristics of this neoplasm have not proved to offer much in the estimation of prognosis of these patients...
  9. ncbi Mammary candidiasis. A breast infection difficult to handle
    M Stamatakos
    2nd Department of Propedeutic Surgery, School of Medicine, Athens University, Laiko Hospital, Greece
    Chirurgia (Bucur) 103:583-6. 2008
    ..It constitutes however a significantly rare breast inflammatory entity. A case of a young woman with breast candidiasis properly diagnosed and treated in our clinic is reported...
  10. doi Anthelminthic treatment: an adjuvant therapeutic strategy against Echinococcus granulosus
    M Stamatakos
    2nd Propaedeutic Department of Surgery, Medical School, University of Athens, Laiko General Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Parasitol Int 58:115-20. 2009
    ..The best efficacy is observed with liver, lung, and peritoneal cysts. Certain various factors influence the therapeutic results of medical treatment. The vast majority of the recurring cysts show good susceptibility to re-treatment...
  11. ncbi Wilkie syndrome. What is this?
    M Stamatakos
    2nd Department of Propedeutic Surgery, University of Athens, School of Medicine, Laiko General Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Chirurgia (Bucur) 104:11-5. 2009
    ..Superior mesenteric artery syndrome is clearly defined and frequently associated with a wide range of predisposing conditions and surgical procedures...
  12. doi Management of the rare entity of primary pancreatic cystic neoplasms
    Michael Stamatakos
    4th Department of Surgery, Medical School, University of Athens, Attikon Hospital, Athens, Greece
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 24:1203-10. 2009
    ..Because of the low mortality and low postoperative morbidity, surgical resection is indicated in all patients with cystic tumors...
  13. ncbi Insulinoma: a rare neuroendocrine pancreatic tumor
    M Stamatakos
    4h Department of Surgery, University of Athens, School of Medicine, Attikon General Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Chirurgia (Bucur) 104:669-73. 2009
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  14. pmc Gastrointestinal stromal tumor
    Michael Stamatakos
    4th Department of Surgery, University of Athens, School of Medicine, Attikon General Hospital, Athens, Greece
    World J Surg Oncol 7:61. 2009
    ..GISTs are a subset of mesenchymal tumors and represent the most common mesenchymal neoplasms of GI tract. However, GIST is a recently recognized tumor entity and the literature on these stromal tumors has rapidly expanded...
  15. pmc Walled-off pancreatic necrosis
    Michael Stamatakos
    4th Department of Surgery, Medical School, University of Athens, Attikon Hospital, Athens, 12462, Greece
    World J Gastroenterol 16:1707-12. 2010
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  16. doi Sentinel lymph node biopsy in breast cancer: a systematic review
    Michael Stamatakos
    4th Department of Surgery, Medical School, University of Athens, Attikon Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Onkologie 33:121-6. 2010
    ..This paper's main purpose is to present the pros and cons of the sentinel lymph node biopsy, and to elucidate all questions regarding to the matter by reviewing the current medical literature...
  17. pmc Breast cancer incidence in Greek women in relation to ABO blood groups and Rh factor
    Michael Stamatakos
    2nd Department of Propaedeutic Surgery, University of Athens, School of Medicine, Laiko General Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Int Semin Surg Oncol 6:14. 2009
    ..To investigate the correlation between breast cancer in Greek women and ABO blood groups...
  18. ncbi Intrahepatic bile duct rupture of hydatid cyst: a severe complication for the patient
    M Stamatakos
    2nd Department of Propedeutic Surgery, University of Athens, School of Medicine, Laiko General Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Chirurgia (Bucur) 102:257-62. 2007
    ..Intrabiliary rupture, although rare, carries severe health risks; timely diagnosis and appropriate management of this entity are vital for the patient's survival...
  19. ncbi Choledochoduodenal anastomosis: a technical tip to ensure the impermeability of the anastomosis
    M Safioleas
    2nd Department of Propedeutic Surgery, University of Athens, School of Medicine, Laiko General Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Chirurgia (Bucur) 102:107-8. 2007
    ..In order to ensure intraoperatively a hermetic "bile-proof" anastomosis, we have applied a technical tip, which has been proved to be efficient...
  20. ncbi Primary melanoma of the gallbladder: does it exist? Report of a case and review of the literature
    Michail Safioleas
    Department of Propedeutic Surgery, School of Medicine, Athens University, Laiko Hospital, Greece
    World J Gastroenterol 12:4259-61. 2006
    ..The role of adjuvant chemotherapy, hormonotherapy or immunotherapy for both primary and metastatic disease remains undefined...
  21. ncbi Emphysematous cholecystitis. Review of five cases and report of septic musculoskeletal complications
    M Safioleas
    2nd Department of Propedeutic Surgery, University of Athens, School of Medicine, Laiko General Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Chirurgia (Bucur) 101:61-4. 2006
    ..We believe that we must be aware of musculoskeletal complications, whenever a patient with emphysematous cholecystitis is treated with percutaneous trans gallbladder drainage...
  22. pmc Successful pregnancy after breast cancer therapy: dream or reality?
    Konstantinos Kontzoglou
    2nd Department of Propedeutic Surgery, Medical School, University of Athens, Laiko General Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Int Semin Surg Oncol 6:7. 2009
    ..Nowadays, more breast cancer patients want to have children after the diagnosis of cancer. The purpose of this study is to review the possibility and risks of giving birth among women with breast cancer previously treated by chemotherapy...
  23. ncbi Pancreatic abscess due to perforation of duodenal diverticulum
    M Safioleas
    2nd Department of Propedeutic Surgery, School of Medicine, Athens University, Greece
    Chirurgia (Bucur) 101:523-4. 2006
    ..We present a rare case of pancreatic abscess caused by a perforated diverticulum, arising from the distal end of the second part of the duodenum...
  24. ncbi Clinical considerations and therapeutic strategy for sigmoid volvulus in the elderly: a study of 33 cases
    Michael Safioleas
    2nd Department of Propedeutic Surgery, School of Medicine, Athens University, Laiko Hospital, 7 Kyprou Ave, Filothei, Athens 15237, Greece
    World J Gastroenterol 13:921-4. 2007
    ..To evaluate different types of treatment for sigmoid volvulus and clarify the role of endoscopic intervention versus surgery...
  25. ncbi Complications of thyroid surgery
    M Safioleas
    2nd Department of Propedeutic Surgery, University of Athens, School of Medicine, Laiko General Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Chirurgia (Bucur) 101:571-81. 2006
    ..The most common and potentially life-threatening complications in thyroid gland surgery are vocal cord palsy and hypocalcemia. Herein we discuss the common complications in thyroid gland surgery and their proper management...
  26. doi A case of signet ring carcinoma of the appendix: dilemmas in differential diagnosis and management
    Aikaterini Mastoraki
    4th Department of Surgery, Medical School, Attikon University Hospital, Athens University, 1 Rimini Str, 12462, Chaidari, Athens, Greece
    J Gastrointest Cancer 41:141-4. 2010
    ..Signet ring carcinoma (SRC) of the appendix consists one of the most biologically virulent cancers. We present the case of a patient with primary SRC complicated by the development of acute inflammation of the appendix...
  27. ncbi An alternative surgical approach to a difficult case of Mirizzi syndrome: a case report and review of the literature
    Michael Safioleas
    2nd Department of Propeudeutic Surgery, Athens University School of Medicine, Laiko Hospital, Athens, Greece
    World J Gastroenterol 12:5579-81. 2006
    ..A Roux-en-Y cholecysto-choledocho-jejunostomy was performed. The subhepatic region was drained. The patient had an uneventful recovery. He was discharged eleven days after operation and remained well after a 30-mo follow-up...
  28. ncbi Liver tissue dissection: ultrasonic or RFA energy?
    Evangelos Felekouras
    First Department of Surgery, University of Athens, Laiko General Hospital, Athens, Greece
    World J Surg 30:2210-6. 2006
    ..However, liver surgery is technically demanding and closely associated with a number of serious complications. New devices and techniques are currently being applied in practice, which will improve the surgical outcome...
  29. ncbi VIPomas: an update in diagnosis and management in a series of 11 patients
    George C Nikou
    Section of Gastrointestinal Neuroendocrinology, First Department of Propaedeutic Internal Medicine and Athens University Medical School, Laiko Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Hepatogastroenterology 52:1259-65. 2005
    ..Among a total number of 76 patients (pts) with PETs, we present in this study 11 pts with VIPoma syndrome focusing on our diagnostic and therapeutic approach, in parallel with a brief review of the literature...
  30. ncbi Gastrinomas associated with MEN-1 syndrome: new insights for the diagnosis and management in a series of 11 patients
    George C Nikou
    Section of Gastrointestinal Neuroendocrinology, First Department of Propaedeutic Internal Medicine, Athens University Medical School, Laiko Hospital, Greece
    Hepatogastroenterology 52:1668-76. 2005
    ..Among 33 pts with ZES, we present in this study 11 pts with ZES and MEN-1 syndrome, describing our diagnostic and therapeutic approach...
  31. doi Breast cancer surgery: an historical narrative. Part III. From the sunset of the 19th to the dawn of the 21st century
    G H Sakorafas
    4th Department of Surgery, Athens University, Medical School, Attikon University Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Cancer Care (Engl) 19:145-66. 2010
    ..Despite these advances, breast cancer remains a significant problem and represents a field of active and intense research...
  32. doi Cervical lymph node dissection in papillary thyroid cancer: current trends, persisting controversies, and unclarified uncertainties
    George H Sakorafas
    4th Department of Surgery, Athens University, Medical School ATTIKON University Hospital, Arkadias 19 21, GR 115 26, Athens, Greece
    Surg Oncol 19:e57-70. 2010
    ..Experience is therefore required from the part of the operating surgeon, who should be able to perform safely CLND at the time of initial surgery (thyroidectomy), to minimize surgical morbidity...
  33. doi Small (<10 mm) thyroid nodules; how aggressively should they be managed?
    George H Sakorafas
    4th Department of Surgery, Athens University, Medical School, Attikon Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Onkologie 33:61-4. 2010
    ..US-guided FNA should be performed when malignancy is a concern, regardless of nodule size, to avoid missing or undertreating a curable cancer...
  34. doi Retained surgical sponges: what the practicing clinician should know
    George H Sakorafas
    4th Department of Surgery, Athens University, Medical School, ATTIKON U Hospital, Arkadias 19 21, 115 26, Athens, Greece
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 395:1001-7. 2010
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  35. ncbi Mesenteric ischemia: still a deadly puzzle for the medical community
    Michael Stamatakos
    Second Department of Propaedeutic Surgery, Medical School, University of Athens, Laiko General Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Tohoku J Exp Med 216:197-204. 2008
    ..Even if diagnostic modalities have improved since the first successful attempts to confront effectively this clinical entity, mesenteric ischemia still remains a lethal diagnostic enigma for the medical community...
  36. doi Recapitulation of ras oncogene mutations in breast cancer
    Michael Stamatakos
    4th Department of Surgery, Medical School, University of Athens, Attikon Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Onkologie 33:540-4. 2010
    ....
  37. ncbi Radio frequency ablation (RFA)-assisted pericystectomy for hepatic echinococcosis: an alternative technique
    Ioannis Papaconstantinou
    First Surgical Department, Medical School, Athens University, Laikon Hospital, Ag Thomas 17 Str, 11527, Athens, Greece
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 16:338-41. 2006
    ..RFA-assisted pericystectomy for hepatic hydatid disease in experienced hands, might be useful to perform a "sterile" resection, eradicating single or multiple cysts and preventing local recurrence, with minimal morbidity...
  38. ncbi Facing the challenge of treating gallbladder carcinoma. Review of the literature
    Aikaterini Mastoraki
    4th Department of Surgery, Athens University, Medical School, Attikon University Hospital, 1 Rimini Str, 12462 Chaidari, Athens, Greece
    Hepatogastroenterology 57:215-9. 2010
    ....
  39. ncbi Short bowel syndrome: amelioration of diarrhea after vagotomy and pyloroplasty for peptic hemorrhage
    Michael Safioleas
    Second Department of Propaedeutic Surgery, Medical School, University of Athens, Laiko General Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Tohoku J Exp Med 214:7-10. 2008
    ..We also discuss the management of short bowel syndrome...
  40. ncbi Subsets of patients with advanced gastric cancer responding to second-line chemotherapy with docetaxel-cisplatin
    Aristides Polyzos
    Medical Oncology Unit, Laikon General Hospital, Athens University School of Medicine, Athens, Greece
    Anticancer Res 26:3749-53. 2006
    ..According to our results, it seems that patients, whose tumors were not exposed to cisplatin during first-line chemotherapy, were more likely to respond to this regimen...
  41. ncbi Changes of CPK and CPK-MB levels after open and laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    M Safioleas
    2nd Department of Propedeutic Surgery, School of Medicine, Athens University, Greece
    Chirurgia (Bucur) 101:401-5. 2006
    ..In conclusion, tissue damage after elective cholecystectomy is minimal and CPK-MB to total CPK ratio is a secure marker in detection of myocardial infarction during early post-operation period, after cholecystectomy...
  42. pmc Surgical approach of primary splenic lymphoma: report of a case and review of the literature
    Ioanna Konstantiadou
    Department of Surgery, Athens University, Medical School, Attikon University Hospital, 1 Rimini Street, 12462 Chaidari, Athens, Greece
    Indian J Hematol Blood Transfus 25:120-4. 2009
    ..Extended range of pathological manifestations explains the variety of radiological appearances and difficulty in accurate diagnostic process of primary splenic lymphoma...
  43. ncbi Current trends in the management of infected necrotizing pancreatitis
    George H Sakorafas
    4th Department of Surgery, Athens University, Medical School, Attikon University Hospital, Greece
    Infect Disord Drug Targets 10:9-14. 2010
    ....
  44. doi Preoperative detection of cervical lymph node metastases in papillary thyroid cancer: a surgical perspective
    George H Sakorafas
    4th Department of Surgery, Athens University, Medical School, Attikon University Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Onkologie 32:762-6. 2009
    ..A compartment-oriented cervical lymph node dissection should be performed at the time of thyroidectomy if preoperative evaluation reveals cervical lymphadenopathy...
  45. doi PGP 9.5 expression in cutaneous keratoacanthomas and squamous cell carcinomas
    Aikaterini Mastoraki
    4th Department of Surgery, Attikon University Hospital, Medical School, Athens University, 12462 Chaidari, Athens, Greece
    Arch Dermatol Res 301:653-8. 2009
    ..PGP 9.5 expression proved closely associated with tumor aggressiveness and is classified as a marker for predicting the outcome of resection-treated skin cancer patients...
  46. ncbi Intrahepatic biliary cystadenoma: a need for radical resection
    Spiros G Delis
    Liver Surgical Unit, Agia Olga Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 20:10-4. 2008
    ..Intrahepatic biliary cystadenoma (IBC) is a rare liver tumour, which has strong tendency to recur and malignant potential as it can progress to cystadenocarcinoma (IBCa)...
  47. ncbi Life-threatening hemorrhage due to cytomegalovirus infection of the gastrointestinal tract
    M Safioleas
    2nd Department of Propedeutic Surgery, University of Athens, School of Medicine, Laiko General Hospital, Greece
    Hepatogastroenterology 54:1655-7. 2007
    ..We believe that, although it is very rare, cytomegalovirus infection should be kept in mind for non-immunocompromised patients with upper gastrointestinal bleeding or multiple gastric ulcers...
  48. ncbi Combined side-to-end anastomosis with temporary end colostomy for the management of selected left-sided colonic emergencies
    Michael Safioleas
    2nd Department of Propaedeutic Surgery, Laikon General Hospital, Athens University Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Am Surg 77:447-50. 2011
    ..Its main advantage is that it greatly facilitates colostomy closure, which is performed earlier compared with the colostomy closure after a typical Hartmann's procedure...
  49. doi Ultrasound-guided catheterization of the internal jugular vein in oncologic patients; comparison with the classical anatomic landmark technique: a prospective study
    Konstantinos Serafimidis
    4th Department of Surgery, Athens University, Medical School, Attikon University Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Int J Surg 7:526-8. 2009
    ..To compare the traditional anatomic landmark technique with the ultrasound-guided method for central venous catheterization...
  50. ncbi Facing the challenge of managing linitis plastica--review of the literature
    Aikaterini Mastoraki
    4th Department of Surgery, Athens University, Medical School, Attikon University Hospital, 1 Rimini Str, 12462, Chaidari, Athens, Greece
    Hepatogastroenterology 56:1773-8. 2009
    ....
  51. doi Breast cancer surgery: an historical narrative. Part I. From prehistoric times to Renaissance
    George H Sakorafas
    4th Department of Surgery, Athens University, Medical School, Attikon University Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Cancer Care (Engl) 18:530-44. 2009
    ..Surgery was often 'heroic' but primitive and even inhumane by current standards. Therapeutic nihilism was the prevailing altitude regarding breast cancer, at least among the vast majority of surgeons...
  52. ncbi Surgical treatment of esophageal perforation
    Theodosios Dosios
    Second Department of Propedeutic Surgery, Athens University School of Medicine, Laiko General Hospital, 51 Air Force and Veterans Administration General Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Hepatogastroenterology 50:1037-40. 2003
    ..In spite of the progress made during the last few decades, esophageal perforation continues to carry a serious prognosis. The aim of this study is to present our experience with surgical treatment of esophageal perforation...
  53. ncbi Current diagnosis and treatment of gastrointestinal carcinoids in a series of 101 patients: the significance of serum chromogranin-A, somatostatin receptor scintigraphy and somatostatin analogues
    George C Nikou
    Section of Gastrointestinal Neuroendocrinology, First Department of Propaedeutic Internal Medicine, Athens University Medical School, Laiko Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Hepatogastroenterology 52:731-41. 2005
    ..Also, we analyze the clinical and pathological features, pointing out the characteristics of this group of neoplasms and describing our diagnostic and therapeutical approach, in parallel with a brief review of the literature...
  54. ncbi Primary hydatid disease of the gallbladder: a rare clinical entity
    Michael Safioleas
    Second Department of Propedeutic Surgery, Medical School University of Athens, Laiko General Hospital, 17 Ag Thoma str, GR 115 27, Athens, Greece
    J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg 11:352-6. 2004
    ..We provide supporting evidence that primary gallbladder hydatidosis presents a different pathophysiological and clinical course, having better prognosis, when compared with the usual liver disease...
  55. doi Breast cancer surgery: an historical narrative. Part II. 18th and 19th centuries
    G H Sakorafas
    4th Department of Surgery, Athens University, Medical School, Attikon University Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Cancer Care (Engl) 19:6-29. 2010
    ..Halsted was able to report a very low local recurrence rates (approximately 6%), a very important achievement given the advanced stages of the breast cancer when diagnosed in women at that time...
  56. ncbi Local recurrence following curative low anterior resection for rectal carcinoma
    Michael C Safioleas
    2nd Propaedeutic Surgical Department of the University of Athens, Laiko Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Hepatogastroenterology 52:94-6. 2005
    ..We attempted to identify possible factors affecting the frequency of local recurrence, focusing on the clearance of the tumor and the margin of resection...
  57. ncbi Management of soft-tissue echinococcosis
    Michael Safioleas
    Surgery 139:855. 2006