George H Sakorafas

Summary

Affiliation: University of Athens
Country: Greece

Publications

  1. ncbi Surgical management of chronic pancreatitis: current concepts and future perspectives
    George H Sakorafas
    Department of Surgery, 251 Hellenic Air Force Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Int Surg 88:211-8. 2003
  2. ncbi Optimal management of ductal carcinoma in situ of the breast
    George H Sakorafas
    Department of Surgery, 251 Hellenic Air Force Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Surg Oncol 12:221-40. 2003
  3. doi Historical evolution of thyroid surgery: from the ancient times to the dawn of the 21st century
    George H Sakorafas
    Department of Surgery, 251 Hellenic Air Force Hospital, Arkadias 19 21, 115 26, Athens, Greece
    World J Surg 34:1793-804. 2010
  4. doi Good results after major pancreatic resections in a middle-volume center
    George Peros
    4th Department of Surgery, University Hospital Attikon, Medical School, Athens University, Athens, Greece
    Pancreas 39:411-4. 2010
  5. ncbi External branch of the superior laryngeal nerve: applied surgical anatomy and implications in thyroid surgery
    George H Sakorafas
    4th Department of Surgery, Athens University, Medical School, Attikon University Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Am Surg 78:986-91. 2012
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. doi Primary pancreatic cystic neoplasms of the pancreas revisited. Part IV: rare cystic neoplasms
    George H Sakorafas
    4th Department of Surgery, Medical School, University of Athens, Attikon University Hospital, Athens, 12462, Greece
    Surg Oncol 21:153-63. 2012
  9. doi Individuals at high-risk for pancreatic cancer development: management options and the role of surgery
    George H Sakorafas
    Department of Surgery, Athens University, Medical School, Arkadias 19 21, Athens, Greece
    Surg Oncol 21:e49-58. 2012
  10. ncbi Myoid hamartoma of the breast: a case report and review of the literature
    Vania Stafyla
    Department of Surgery, 251 Hellenic Air Force Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Breast J 13:85-7. 2007

Collaborators

  • Michael Safioleas
  • Aikaterini Mastoraki
  • David R Farley
  • Kaye M Reid-Lombardo
  • Michael Stamatakos
  • Cornelis J H Van De Velde
  • Ioannis Halikias
  • George-K Anagnostopoulos
  • George Peros
  • Vania Stafyla
  • Christos Nissotakis
  • George C Nikou
  • Adelais G Tsiotou
  • Konstantina Petropoulou
  • George Konstantoudakis
  • Konstantinos Makris
  • Konstantinos Serafimidis
  • Basile Zobolas
  • John Bramis
  • Nikolaos Kotsifopoulos
  • Basil Zobolas
  • Elias Mallas
  • Spiridon Pavlatos
  • Christos Toubanakis
  • Konstantinos G Moulakakis
  • Panayiotis Safioleas
  • Christos Kosmidis
  • George A Giannopoulos
  • Spiros Christodoulou
  • Efstratios Zouros
  • Kyriakos Revelos
  • George P Giannopoulos
  • Nikolaos Danias
  • Gregory G Tsiotos
  • Dimitrios Vugiouklakis
  • Panagiotis Kostopoulos
  • Kyriakos Grigoriadis
  • Constantinos N Bakoyiannis
  • Mikes Glynatsis
  • Irene Kouroukli
  • Kyriakos Grigoriades
  • George Kassaras
  • Irene Kourakli

Detail Information

Publications61

  1. ncbi Surgical management of chronic pancreatitis: current concepts and future perspectives
    George H Sakorafas
    Department of Surgery, 251 Hellenic Air Force Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Int Surg 88:211-8. 2003
    ..In recent years, a clear trend in favor of resectional procedures (including the newer nonanatomic pancreatic resections) has been observed...
  2. ncbi Optimal management of ductal carcinoma in situ of the breast
    George H Sakorafas
    Department of Surgery, 251 Hellenic Air Force Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Surg Oncol 12:221-40. 2003
    ..The use of systemic therapy in patients with invasive recurrence should be based on standard criteria for invasive breast cancer...
  3. doi Historical evolution of thyroid surgery: from the ancient times to the dawn of the 21st century
    George H Sakorafas
    Department of Surgery, 251 Hellenic Air Force Hospital, Arkadias 19 21, 115 26, Athens, Greece
    World J Surg 34:1793-804. 2010
    ....
  4. doi Good results after major pancreatic resections in a middle-volume center
    George Peros
    4th Department of Surgery, University Hospital Attikon, Medical School, Athens University, Athens, Greece
    Pancreas 39:411-4. 2010
    ..Recently, hospital and surgeon volume is widely discussed as a prognostic factor after major pancreatic surgery. We present our experience regarding major pancreatectomy in a middle-volume center...
  5. ncbi External branch of the superior laryngeal nerve: applied surgical anatomy and implications in thyroid surgery
    George H Sakorafas
    4th Department of Surgery, Athens University, Medical School, Attikon University Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Am Surg 78:986-91. 2012
    ..An in-depth knowledge of the surgical anatomy of the EBSLN is therefore required from the part of the operating surgeon to protect this nerve during thyroid surgery...
  6. 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...
  7. 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
    ....
  8. doi Primary pancreatic cystic neoplasms of the pancreas revisited. Part IV: rare cystic neoplasms
    George H Sakorafas
    4th Department of Surgery, Medical School, University of Athens, Attikon University Hospital, Athens, 12462, Greece
    Surg Oncol 21:153-63. 2012
    ..Moreover, each of these unusual neoplasms has their own natural history/tumor biology and may require a different level of operative aggressiveness to obtain the optimal outcome...
  9. doi Individuals at high-risk for pancreatic cancer development: management options and the role of surgery
    George H Sakorafas
    Department of Surgery, Athens University, Medical School, Arkadias 19 21, Athens, Greece
    Surg Oncol 21:e49-58. 2012
    ..Despite that experience still remains limited, there is evidence that this aggressive strategy allows early detection of neoplastic lesions, thereby improving the effectiveness of surgery and prognosis...
  10. ncbi Myoid hamartoma of the breast: a case report and review of the literature
    Vania Stafyla
    Department of Surgery, 251 Hellenic Air Force Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Breast J 13:85-7. 2007
    ..The patient is well 4 years later without tumor recurrence. Breast myoid hamartomas are exceptionally rare benign lesions; complete surgical excision achieves cure...
  11. 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...
  12. doi Primary thyroid lymphoma (correction of lympoma): diagnostic and therapeutic dilemmas
    George H Sakorafas
    4th Department of Surgery, Athens University, Medical School, Attikon University Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Surg Oncol 19:e124-9. 2010
    ..A high index of suspicion from the part of the clinician is required to achieve early diagnosis and prompt treatment of this potentially curable thyroid malignancy...
  13. doi Abdominal wall endometrioma: a case report and review of the literature
    Christos Nissotakis
    Department of Surgery, 251 Hellenic Air Force Hospital, Athens, Greece
    AORN J 91:730-42; quiz 743-5. 2010
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  14. ncbi Incidental parathyroidectomy during thyroid surgery: an underappreciated complication of thyroidectomy
    George H Sakorafas
    Department of Surgery, 251 Hellenic Air Force Hospital, 19 21 Arkadias Street, Athens, GR 115 26, Greece
    World J Surg 29:1539-43. 2005
    ..Incidental parathyroidectomy may be considered as a potentially preventable but clinically minor complication of thyroid surgery...
  15. ncbi Thyroid nodules: does the suspicion for malignancy really justify the increased thyroidectomy rates?
    George H Sakorafas
    Fourth Department of Surgery, Athens University, Medical School, Attikon University Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Surg Oncol 15:43-55. 2006
    ..However, accurate preoperative diagnosis of thyroid cancer within a thyroid nodule is not always possible and, although the problem of unnecessary surgery can further be diminished, it cannot be completely eliminated...
  16. ncbi The role of surgery in the management of septic shock--intra-abdominal causes of sepsis
    George H Sakorafas
    Fourth Department of Surgery, Medical School, Athens University, Athens, Greece
    AORN J 85:280-94; quiz 295-8. 2007
  17. doi Transanal circular stapler technique: a simple and highly effective method for the management of high-grade stenosis of low colorectal anastomoses
    Christos Nissotakis
    Department of Surgery, 251 Hellenic Air Force Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 18:375-8. 2008
    ..We present 2 patients successfully treated by this technique [in one, the combined (transanal plus transabdominal) approach was used] and the relevant literature is briefly reviewed...
  18. ncbi The management of women at high risk for the development of breast cancer: risk estimation and preventative strategies
    George H Sakorafas
    Department of Surgery, 251 Hellenic Air Force Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Cancer Treat Rev 29:79-89. 2003
    ..It is hoped that other preventative methods, such as gene therapy based on an accurate identification of specific genetic changes, will be developed in the future...
  19. ncbi Bilateral, primary, low-grade, diffuse B-cell lymphoma of mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) of the breast
    Basil Zobolas
    Department of Surgery, 251 Hellenic Air Force Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Breast J 8:382. 2002
  20. doi Molecular biology of pancreatic cancer: how useful is it in clinical practice?
    George H Sakorafas
    Fourth Department of Surgery, Athens University, Medical School, Attikon University Hospital, Athens, Greece
    JOP 13:332-7. 2012
    ..It is currently accepted that pancreatic cancer has a genetic component. The real challenge is now how these impressive advances could be used in clinical practice...
  21. doi Small intestinal nonmeckelian diverticulosis
    Konstantinos Makris
    Department of Surgery, Metropolitan Hospital, Athens, Greece
    J Clin Gastroenterol 43:201-7. 2009
    ..The extent of resection may be a problem, especially in patients with extensive disease involving large parts of the bowel. In these cases, clinical judgment is required from the part of surgeon to avoid short bowel syndrome...
  22. doi Conservative treatment of acute appendicitis: heresy or an effective and acceptable alternative to surgery?
    George H Sakorafas
    Fourth Department of Surgery, Athens University, Medical School, Attikon University Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 23:121-7. 2011
    ....
  23. doi Celiac artery stenosis: an underappreciated and unpleasant surprise in patients undergoing pancreaticoduodenectomy
    George H Sakorafas
    4th Department of Surgery, Athens University, Medical School, Attikon University Hospital, Athens, Greece
    J Am Coll Surg 206:349-56. 2008
  24. 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...
  25. 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...
  26. ncbi Sequelae following axillary lymph node dissection for breast cancer
    George H Sakorafas
    Attikon University Hospital, 4th Department of Surgery, Athens University, Medical School, Arkadias 19 21, GR 11526, Athens, Greece
    Expert Rev Anticancer Ther 6:1629-38. 2006
    ..The introduction of the technique of sentinel lymph node biopsy in clinical practice has resulted in a significant reduction in the incidence of post-ALND complications...
  27. ncbi Women at high risk for breast cancer: preventive strategies
    George H Sakorafas
    Department of Surgery, 251 Hellenic Air Force Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Mt Sinai J Med 69:264-6. 2002
    ..However, at the present time, close surveillance, which include breast self-examination, annual or semiannual physical examinations, and annual mammography starting at age 30, remains the most widely accepted method...
  28. ncbi Spontaneous cyst-cutaneous fistula: an extremely rare presentation of hydatid liver cyst
    George H Sakorafas
    Department of Surgery, 251 Hellenic Air Force Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Am J Surg 192:205-6. 2006
  29. ncbi Ectopic intrathoracic thyroid: case report
    George H Sakorafas
    Department of Oncology, 251 Hellenic Force Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Mt Sinai J Med 71:131-3. 2004
    ..Ectopic intrathoracic thyroid is a rare presentation of thyroid disease and comprises about 1% of all mediastinal tumors. Its removal usually necessitates thoracotomy or sternotomy. The relevant literature is briefly reviewed...
  30. ncbi Necrotizing acute pancreatitis current status - emerging new strategies in surgical management
    George H Sakorafas
    4th Department of Surgery, Athens University, Medical School, Attikon University Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Infect Disord Drug Targets 12:138-43. 2012
    ..Results have been impressive, but experience currently is limited to only a few centers around the world...
  31. ncbi Risk estimation for breast cancer development; a clinical perspective
    George H Sakorafas
    Department of Surgery, 251 Hellenic Air Force Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Surg Oncol 10:183-92. 2002
    ....
  32. doi Carcinoid tumors of the duodenum and the ampulla of Vater: current diagnostic and therapeutic approach in a series of 8 patients. Case series
    George C Nikou
    Section of Gastrointestinal Neuroendocrinology, First Department of Propaedeutic Internal Medicine of Athens University Medical School, Laiko Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Int J Surg 9:248-53. 2011
    ..To describe the specific characteristics of duodenal/perivaterian carcinoids and to analyze the diagnostic/therapeutic approach...
  33. doi Peritoneal tuberculosis in pregnancy mimicking advanced ovarian cancer: a plea to avoid hasty, radical and irreversible surgical decisions
    George H Sakorafas
    4th Department of Surgery, Attikon University Hospital, Athens University, Medical School Athens, Athens, Greece
    Int J Infect Dis 13:e270-2. 2009
    ..The patient was successfully treated conservatively. Hasty decisions to undertake radical and irreversible surgery should be avoided; this type of surgery should be performed only after histological confirmation...
  34. doi Thyroid nodules; interpretation and importance of fine-needle aspiration (FNA) for the clinician - practical considerations
    George H Sakorafas
    4th Department of Surgery, Athens University, Medical School, Attikon University Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Surg Oncol 19:e130-9. 2010
    ..This is due to the fact that during the last decade there is a clear trend toward radical surgical management of thyroid nodular disease (both benign and malignant) by total/near-total thyroidectomy...
  35. ncbi Cystic neoplasms of the pancreas; what a clinician should know
    George H Sakorafas
    Department of Surgery, 251 Hellenic Air Force HAF Hospital, Messogion and Katehaki Avenue, 115 25 Athens, Greece, and Department of Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Cancer Treat Rev 31:507-35. 2005
    ..In the absence of invasive disease, prognosis is excellent after appropriate surgery. The presence of invasive malignancy signifies a poor prognosis...
  36. ncbi Intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms of the pancreas: a surgical perspective
    George H Sakorafas
    Department of Surgery, 251 Hellenic Air Force Hospital, Arkadias 19 21, GR 115 26 Athens, Greece
    Surg Oncol 14:155-78. 2005
    ..However, invasive IPMNs behave quite similar to ductal adenocarcinoma of the pancreas when analyzed stage-by-stage, with a slightly better prognosis; however, even after an R0 resection, recurrence is common...
  37. ncbi The role of surgery in the management of septic shock--extra-abdominal causes of sepsis
    George H Sakorafas
    Fourth Department of Surgery, Athens University, Medical School, Attikon University Hospital, Athens, Greece
    AORN J 85:137-46; quiz 147-50. 2007
    ..This is the first of two articles presenting current information on the role of surgery in the management of a patient with septic shock. This article describes extra-abdominal sources of sepsis...
  38. ncbi Asymptomatic cholelithiasis: is cholecystectomy really needed? A critical reappraisal 15 years after the introduction of laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    George H Sakorafas
    4th Department of Surgery, Athens University, Medical School, Attikon University Hospital, Arkadias 19 21, GR 115 26, Athens, Greece
    Dig Dis Sci 52:1313-25. 2007
    ..Management options should be extensively discussed with the patient; he or she should be actively involved in the process of therapeutic decision making...
  39. ncbi Applied vascular anatomy of the colon and rectum: clinical implications for the surgical oncologist
    George H Sakorafas
    4th Department of Surgery, Athens University, Medical School, Attikon University Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Surg Oncol 15:243-55. 2006
    ..This review summarizes currently available data regarding vascular anatomy of the colon and rectum, from a surgical perspective...
  40. 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...
  41. doi Potential pitfalls in the management of primary pancreatic cystic neoplasms
    George H Sakorafas
    4th Department of Surgery, Athens University Medical School, Attikon University Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Onkologie 34:332-6. 2011
    ..Clinical judgment is also required on the part of the surgeon to select the optimal procedure and to avoid severe pitfalls in the surgical management of these neoplasms...
  42. ncbi Mechanisms and natural history of pain in chronic pancreatitis: a surgical perspective
    George H Sakorafas
    Fourth Department of Surgery, Athens University, Medical School, Attikon University Hospital, Athens, Greece
    J Clin Gastroenterol 41:689-99. 2007
    ..The knowledge of the pathophysiologic basis and of natural course of pain in CP is of paramount importance for the surgeon to select appropriate therapy for the individual patient with CP...
  43. ncbi Malignant fibrous histiocytoma of the liver: a case report and review of the literature
    George Anagnostopoulos
    Department of Gastroenterology, 251 Hellenic Air Force HAF Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Mt Sinai J Med 72:50-2. 2005
    ..Most of the tumor cells and giant cells were vimentin and a 1-antichymotrypsin positive. Histopathological findings were consistent with an MFH of the storiform / pleomorphic subtype. The literature is briefly reviewed...
  44. ncbi Septic shock; current pathogenetic concepts from a clinical perspective
    Adelais G Tsiotou
    Department of Anesthesiology, Children s Hospital P and A Kyriakou, Athens, Greece
    Med Sci Monit 11:RA76-85. 2005
    ....
  45. ncbi Abdominal desmoid tumors
    George H Sakorafas
    4th Department of Surgery, Athens University, Medical School, Attikon University Hospital, Arkadias 19 21, GR 115 26, Athens, Greece
    Surg Oncol 16:131-42. 2007
    ..Adjuvant therapy should be considered in selected cases; the role of other management options (including gene transfer therapy) is currently under intensive investigation...
  46. doi The origins of radical mastectomy
    George H Sakorafas
    Attikon University Hospital, Athens University Medical School, Athens, Greece
    AORN J 88:605-8. 2008
    ....
  47. ncbi Alkaline reflux gastritis: early and late results of surgery
    Basile Zobolas
    Department of Surgery, Metaxa Hospital, Botasi 51 Str, 18537, Peireas, Greece
    World J Surg 30:1043-9. 2006
    ..The symptoms may be intractable and surgery may be required in a selected subgroup of patients. The goal of this study was to present our experience regarding surgical management of alkaline reflux gastritis...
  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. ncbi Papillary thyroid microcarcinoma: a surgical perspective
    George H Sakorafas
    Department of Surgery, 251 Hellenic Air Force Hospital, Arkadias 19 21, GR 11526 Athens, Greece
    Cancer Treat Rev 31:423-38. 2005
    ..Suppression therapy is needed after surgical management. Despite the potential for neck lymph node and even distant metastases, the biological behavior of PTMC is in general benign and the prognosis is very good...
  50. ncbi Proximal pancreatectomy in the surgical management of chronic pancreatitis
    George H Sakorafas
    Department of Surgery, 251 Hellenic Air Forces HAF, General Hospital, Athens, Greece
    J Clin Gastroenterol 34:72-6. 2002
    ..However, when there is strong suspicion of an underlying malignancy, a pancreatoduodenectomy should be considered in surgically fit patients, as this is an adequate procedure for both CP and pancreatic cancer...
  51. ncbi Large somatostatin-producing endocrine carcinoma of the ampulla of vater in association with GIST in a patient with von Recklinghausen's disease. Case report and review of the literature
    George H Sakorafas
    Fourth Department of Surgery, Athens University Medical School, Attikon University Hospital, Athens, Greece
    JOP 9:633-9. 2008
    ..Somatostatin-producing endocrine tumors of the duodenum are very rare neoplasms of the gastrointestinal tract. These tumors may be associated with von Recklinghausen's disease...
  52. ncbi Small bowel perforation secondary to metastatic lung cancer: a case report and review of the literature
    George H Sakorafas
    Department of Surery, Air Force Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Mt Sinai J Med 70:130-2. 2003
    ..Aggressive investigation and early surgery is the only method for providing palliation to these patients. However, morbidity and mortality remain high and the prognosis is dire...
  53. ncbi Lobular carcinoma in situ of the breast within a fibroadenoma. A case report
    Vania Stafyla
    Department of Surgery, 251 Hellenic Air Force HAF Hospital, Arkadias 19 21, Athens 115 26, Greece
    Gynecol Oncol 94:572-4. 2004
    ..Fibroadenoma is a benign breast tumor that is effectively treated by local excision. Although uncommon, breast fibroadenoma may harbor breast carcinoma, either in situ or invasive...
  54. ncbi Biliary peritonitis due to fistulous tract rupture following a T-tube removal
    George H Sakorafas
    Department of Surgery, Hellenic Air Force Hospital, Athens, Greece
    N Z Med J 118:U1522. 2005
    ..A Nelaton catheter was inserted through this opening and advanced toward the biliary tree and secured in place by a suture ligature. Postoperative course was uneventful...
  55. ncbi Open preperitoneal mesh repair of recurrent inguinal and femoral hernias
    George H Sakorafas
    Department of Surgery, 251 Hellenic Air Force Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Mt Sinai J Med 72:342-5. 2005
    ..Mean follow-up was 45 months. The procedure was safe (no significant early and late morbidity) and achieved a safe repair (no recurrence during the follow-up period)...
  56. ncbi Isolated metachronous contralateral adrenal metastasis from renal cell carcinoma
    George H Sakorafas
    Fourth Department of Surgery, Athens University, Medical School, Attikon University Hospital, 251 Hellenic Air Force Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Mt Sinai J Med 73:822-4. 2006
    ..Surgery is the only effective management option and should be offered to these patients...
  57. doi Principles of war surgery: current concepts and future perspectives
    George H Sakorafas
    4th Department of Surgery, Athens University, Medical School, Attikon University Hospital, GR 115 26, Athens, Greece
    Am J Emerg Med 26:480-9. 2008
    ..Military surgeons are now facing new challenges; appropriate education is required to achieve success in their mission...
  58. doi Recent advances and current controversies in the management of DCIS of the breast
    George H Sakorafas
    4th Department of Surgery, Attikon Hospital, Athens University, Medical School, Arkadias 19 21, GR 115 26 Athens, Greece
    Cancer Treat Rev 34:483-97. 2008
    ..Additionally, and controversial, there is evidence that aromatase inhibitors may be better than tamoxifen in the management of DCIS...
  59. ncbi Lymphedema following axillary lymph node dissection for breast cancer
    George H Sakorafas
    4th Department of Surgery, Attikon University Hospital, Athens University, Medical School, Arkadias 19 21, GR 115 26 Athens, Greece
    Surg Oncol 15:153-65. 2006
    ..Prevention is of key importance to avoid lymphedema formation. The application of the sentinel lymph node biopsy in the management of breast cancer has been associated with a reduced incidence of lymphedema formation...
  60. ncbi Disseminated colon cancer with severe peripheral blood eosinophilia and elevated serum levels of interleukine-2, interleukine-3, interleukine-5, and GM-CSF
    George K Anagnostopoulos
    J Surg Oncol 89:273-5. 2005
  61. ncbi Contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging has a high sensitivity for detection of breast lesions
    George H Sakorafas
    Breast J 8:121. 2002