George Sgourakis

Summary

Affiliation: University of Athens
Country: Greece

Publications

  1. pmc Survival after chemotherapy and/or radiotherapy versus self-expanding metal stent insertion in the setting of inoperable esophageal cancer: a case-control study
    George Sgourakis
    Department of General and Abdominal Surgery, Johannes Gutenberg University Hospital of Mainz, Mainz, Germany
    BMC Cancer 12:70. 2012
  2. pmc Endoscopic and surgical resection of T1a/T1b esophageal neoplasms: a systematic review
    George Sgourakis
    Department of General and Abdominal Surgery, Johannes Gutenberg University Hospital of Mainz, D 55131 Mainz, Germany
    World J Gastroenterol 19:1424-37. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Laparoscopic totally extraperitoneal versus open preperitoneal mesh repair for inguinal hernia recurrence: a decision analysis based on net health benefits
    George Sgourakis
    2nd Surgical Department and Surgical Oncology Unit of Korgialenio Benakio, Red Cross Hospital, 11 Mantzarou St, Neo Psychiko, 15451 Athens, Greece
    Surg Endosc 27:2526-41. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint The use of neural networks in identifying risk factors for lymph node metastasis and recommending management of t1b esophageal cancer
    George Sgourakis
    Department of General and Abdominal Surgery, Johannes Gutenberg University Hospital, Mainz, Germany
    Am Surg 78:195-206. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Corticosteroid-free immunosuppression in liver transplantation: a meta-analysis and meta-regression of outcomes
    George Sgourakis
    Second Surgical Department, Red Cross Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Transpl Int 22:892-905. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Assessment of strangulated content of the spontaneously reduced inguinal hernia via hernia sac laparoscopy: preliminary results of a prospective randomized study
    George Sgourakis
    Second Surgical Department of Korgialenion, Benakion, Red Cross Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 19:133-7. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Minimally invasive versus open esophagectomy: meta-analysis of outcomes
    George Sgourakis
    Department of General and Abdominal Surgery, Johannes Gutenberg University Hospital, Mainz, Germany
    Dig Dis Sci 55:3031-40. 2010
  8. doi request reprint The use of self-expanding stents in esophageal and gastroesophageal junction cancer palliation: a meta-analysis and meta-regression analysis of outcomes
    George Sgourakis
    2nd Surgical Department and Surgical Oncology Unit, Korgialenio Benakio Red Cross Hospital, 11 Mantzarou str, Neo Psychiko, Athens, Greece
    Dig Dis Sci 55:3018-30. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Stapled versus Ferguson hemorrhoidectomy: is there any evidence-based information?
    George Sgourakis
    Department of General and Abdominal Surgery, Johannes Gutenberg University Hospital, Mainz, Germany
    Int J Colorectal Dis 23:825-32. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Comparison between minimally invasive video-assisted thyroidectomy and conventional thyroidectomy: is there any evidence-based information?
    George Sgourakis
    Department of General and Abdominal Surgery, Johannes Gutenberg University Hospital, Mainz, Germany
    Thyroid 18:721-7. 2008

Detail Information

Publications45

  1. pmc Survival after chemotherapy and/or radiotherapy versus self-expanding metal stent insertion in the setting of inoperable esophageal cancer: a case-control study
    George Sgourakis
    Department of General and Abdominal Surgery, Johannes Gutenberg University Hospital of Mainz, Mainz, Germany
    BMC Cancer 12:70. 2012
    ..We have made the hypothesis that the administration of combined chemoradiotherapy improves survival in inoperable esophageal cancer patients...
  2. pmc Endoscopic and surgical resection of T1a/T1b esophageal neoplasms: a systematic review
    George Sgourakis
    Department of General and Abdominal Surgery, Johannes Gutenberg University Hospital of Mainz, D 55131 Mainz, Germany
    World J Gastroenterol 19:1424-37. 2013
    ..To investigate potential therapeutic recommendations for endoscopic and surgical resection of T1a/T1b esophageal neoplasms...
  3. doi request reprint Laparoscopic totally extraperitoneal versus open preperitoneal mesh repair for inguinal hernia recurrence: a decision analysis based on net health benefits
    George Sgourakis
    2nd Surgical Department and Surgical Oncology Unit of Korgialenio Benakio, Red Cross Hospital, 11 Mantzarou St, Neo Psychiko, 15451 Athens, Greece
    Surg Endosc 27:2526-41. 2013
    ..The aim of this study is to evaluate the most cost-effective treatment strategy using preperitoneal mesh for patients with recurrent inguinal hernia. Currently, the issue of cost-effectiveness is entirely unresolved...
  4. ncbi request reprint The use of neural networks in identifying risk factors for lymph node metastasis and recommending management of t1b esophageal cancer
    George Sgourakis
    Department of General and Abdominal Surgery, Johannes Gutenberg University Hospital, Mainz, Germany
    Am Surg 78:195-206. 2012
    ..Submucosal esophageal cancer should be managed with surgical resection. However, this is subject to the histologic type and presence of specific predictors that could well alter the perspective of multimodality management...
  5. doi request reprint Corticosteroid-free immunosuppression in liver transplantation: a meta-analysis and meta-regression of outcomes
    George Sgourakis
    Second Surgical Department, Red Cross Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Transpl Int 22:892-905. 2009
    ..R = 3.15 (1.18, 8.40)], and treatment failure [O.R = 1.87 (1.33, 2.63)]. No unfavorable effects were observed after steroid withdrawal during short-term follow-up. On the contrary, significant advantages were documented...
  6. doi request reprint Assessment of strangulated content of the spontaneously reduced inguinal hernia via hernia sac laparoscopy: preliminary results of a prospective randomized study
    George Sgourakis
    Second Surgical Department of Korgialenion, Benakion, Red Cross Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 19:133-7. 2009
    ..Hernia sac laparoscopy seems to be an accurate and safe method allowing to prevent unnecessary laparotomy and especially in high-risk patients it contributes to decrease major morbidity...
  7. doi request reprint Minimally invasive versus open esophagectomy: meta-analysis of outcomes
    George Sgourakis
    Department of General and Abdominal Surgery, Johannes Gutenberg University Hospital, Mainz, Germany
    Dig Dis Sci 55:3031-40. 2010
    ..A meta-analysis of the current literature was performed to compare the perioperative outcome measures and oncological impact between minimally invasive and open esophagectomy...
  8. doi request reprint The use of self-expanding stents in esophageal and gastroesophageal junction cancer palliation: a meta-analysis and meta-regression analysis of outcomes
    George Sgourakis
    2nd Surgical Department and Surgical Oncology Unit, Korgialenio Benakio Red Cross Hospital, 11 Mantzarou str, Neo Psychiko, Athens, Greece
    Dig Dis Sci 55:3018-30. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the impact of self-expanding stents versus locoregional treatment modalities in the setting of esophageal cancer palliation...
  9. ncbi request reprint Stapled versus Ferguson hemorrhoidectomy: is there any evidence-based information?
    George Sgourakis
    Department of General and Abdominal Surgery, Johannes Gutenberg University Hospital, Mainz, Germany
    Int J Colorectal Dis 23:825-32. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to compare the perioperative, short-term, and long-term outcomes of stapled hemorrhoidectomy with Ferguson hemorrhoidectomy...
  10. doi request reprint Comparison between minimally invasive video-assisted thyroidectomy and conventional thyroidectomy: is there any evidence-based information?
    George Sgourakis
    Department of General and Abdominal Surgery, Johannes Gutenberg University Hospital, Mainz, Germany
    Thyroid 18:721-7. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to test the hypothesis that minimally invasive video-assisted thyroidectomy (MIVAT) affords comparable safety and efficacy as to the open conventional surgery in dealing with patients with small thyroid nodules...
  11. doi request reprint Incidental findings in focused assessment with sonography for trauma in hemodynamically stable blunt trauma patients: speaking about cost to benefit
    George Sgourakis
    Second Surgical Department and Surgical Oncology Unit, Korgialenio Benakio, Red Cross Hospital, Athens, Greece
    J Trauma 71:E123-7. 2011
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  12. pmc Are acute exacerbations of chronic inflammatory appendicitis triggered by coprostasis and/or coproliths?
    George Sgourakis
    Department of General, Visceral, and Transplantation Surgery, Essen 45122, Germany
    World J Gastroenterol 14:3179-82. 2008
    ..To examine the role of coprostasis and coproliths in recurrent appendicitis...
  13. ncbi request reprint Transanal endoscopic microsurgery for T1 and T2 rectal cancers: a meta-analysis and meta-regression analysis of outcomes
    George Sgourakis
    Second Surgical Department and Surgical Oncology Unit of Korgialenio Benakio, Red Cross Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Am Surg 77:761-72. 2011
    ..Unfavorable tumor preoperative histology does not seem to influence the selection between TEM and SR. TEM is more effective than TAE in obtaining negative surgical margins and shows a greater disease-free survival...
  14. doi request reprint Liberal policy in living donor liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma: lessons learned
    Georgios C Sotiropoulos
    Department of General, Visceral, and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Hufelandstr 55, 45122, Essen, Germany
    Dig Dis Sci 54:377-84. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate survival and prognostic factors associated with a liberal exclusionary policy...
  15. doi request reprint Operations for intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma: single-institution experience of 158 patients
    Hauke Lang
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    J Am Coll Surg 208:218-28. 2009
    ..Intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma (ICC) is a rare primary liver malignancy. Until now, outcomes and prognostic factors after liver resection for these tumors have not been well-documented...
  16. ncbi request reprint Multicentric evaluation of a clinical and prognostic scoring system predictive of survival after resection of intrahepatic cholangiocarcinomas
    Georgios C Sotiropoulos
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Liver Int 30:996-1002. 2010
    ..To develop a clinical and prognostic scoring system predictive of survival after resection of intrahepatic cholangiocarcinomas (ICC)...
  17. doi request reprint Risk of lymph node metastasis in submucosal esophageal cancer: a review of surgically resected patients
    Ines Gockel
    Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz, Mainz, Germany
    Expert Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol 5:371-84. 2011
    ..The objective of this article is to determine the risk of nodal metastases in submucosal (sm) esophageal cancer, comparing the two predominating histologic tumor types, squamous cell cancer (SCC) and adenocarcinoma (ADC)...
  18. ncbi request reprint Novel prognostic scoring system after surgery for Klatskin tumor
    Gernot M Kaiser
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Am Surg 79:90-5. 2013
    ..We propose a scoring system predictive of long-term surgical outcome that could potentially improve patient selection for further postoperative oncologic treatment for Klatskin tumors...
  19. doi request reprint "Anatomical" versus "territorial" belonging of the middle hepatic vein: virtual imaging and clinical repercussions
    Arnold Radtke
    Department of General, Visceral, and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    J Surg Res 166:146-55. 2011
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  20. ncbi request reprint R0 liver resections for primary malignant liver tumors in the noncirrhotic liver: a diagnosis-related analysis
    Georgios C Sotiropoulos
    Department of General and Abdominal Surgery, University Hospital, Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz, Langenbeckstrasse 1, D 55131, Mainz, Germany
    Dig Dis Sci 54:887-94. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate and compare long-term outcomes after R0 resections in noncirrhotic livers for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) and intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma (ICC)...
  21. ncbi request reprint Prognostic scoring system predictive of survival after surgical resection of esophageal carcinoma
    Ines Gockel
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplant Surgery, University Medical Center of Mainz, Germany, Mainz, Germany
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 61:470-8. 2013
    ..The aim of our study was to develop a prognostic index score for patients undergoing surgical resection for esophageal cancer that accurately determines survival with specific clinicopathological characteristics...
  22. doi request reprint Computer-assisted surgical planning in adult-to-adult live donor liver transplantation: how much does it help? A single center experience
    Arnold Radtke
    Department of General, Thoracic and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Schleswig Holstein, Campus Kiel, Kiel, Germany
    Transplantation 94:1138-44. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate our three-dimensional (3D) computed tomography image-derived computer-assisted surgical planning (3D CASP) in ALDLT...
  23. ncbi request reprint Hepatic venous drainage: how much can we learn from imaging studies? Anatomic-functional classification derived from three-dimensional computed tomography reconstructions
    Arnold Radtke
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Transplantation 89:1518-25. 2010
    ..The knowledge of "venous dominance" is essential to prevent serious venous congestion in live donor liver transplantation and extended liver resections...
  24. doi request reprint The "carving" liver partitioning technique for graft hepatectomy in live donor liver transplantation: a single-center experience
    Arnold Radtke
    Department of General, Thoracic, and Transplant Surgery, University of Schleswig Holstein, Campus Kiel, Kiel, Germany
    Surgery 153:189-99. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the safety and benefits of our 3-dimensional, computed tomographic, computer-assisted donor hepatectomy using the "carving" partitioning technique...
  25. doi request reprint Major liver resections in the elderly-is an aggressive approach justified?
    Maximilian Bockhorn
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Int J Colorectal Dis 24:83-6. 2009
    ..The purpose of our study was to evaluate the outcome of major hepatic resections in the elderly population...
  26. doi request reprint Orthotopic liver transplantation: T-tube or not T-tube? Systematic review and meta-analysis of results
    Georgios C Sotiropoulos
    Department of General and Abdominal Surgery, Johannes Gutenberg University Hospital, Mainz, Germany
    Transplantation 87:1672-80. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare outcomes after duct-to-duct anastomoses with or without biliary T-tube in orthotopic liver transplantation...
  27. doi request reprint Laparoscopic versus open appendicectomy in Greek reality
    Sophocles Lanitis
    2nd Surgical Department and Unit of Surgical Oncology, Korgialenio Benakio, Red Cross Athens General Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 22:471-6. 2012
    ..05 USD), whereas for OA, it was 237.8 euros (314.77 USD). The severity of appendicitis is not a limitation for LA. Because of an insufficient costing system in Greece, the best cost effectiveness is for young women and obese men...
  28. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic versus open mesh repair for recurrent inguinal hernia: a meta-analysis of outcomes
    Georgia Dedemadi
    Surgical Department of A Fleming General Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Am J Surg 200:291-7. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the outcomes of comparisons between laparoscopic and open mesh repairs in the setting of recurrent inguinal hernia...
  29. ncbi request reprint Surgical treatment of Klatskin tumor: liver resection versus transplantation
    Gernot M Kaiser
    Department of General, Visceral, and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Essen, University Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Hepatogastroenterology 57:1337-40. 2010
    ..Our objective was to evaluate liver transplantation as a treatment option for Klatskin tumor. Results for transplanted patients suffering from hilar cholangiocarcinoma were therefore compared to patients after hemihepatectomy...
  30. ncbi request reprint Liver transplantation, liver resection, and transarterial chemoembolization for hepatocellular carcinoma in cirrhosis: which is the best oncological approach?
    Georgios C Sotiropoulos
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Dig Dis Sci 54:2264-73. 2009
    ..Considering the scarcity of available organs, liver resection remains the best alternative option. TACE remains a potential therapy in patients within the Milan criteria, where it may be more beneficial than resection...
  31. doi request reprint Detection of lymph node metastases in esophageal cancer
    George Sgourakis
    Department of General and Abdominal Surgery, Johannes Gutenberg University Hopsital of Mainz, Langenbeckstr 1, 55131 Mainz, Germany
    Expert Rev Anticancer Ther 11:601-12. 2011
    ..Sentinel lymph node navigation may be feasible for cT1N0 or cT2N0 esophageal cancer, and immunohistochemical staining of micrometastatic disease might be feasible in combination with this modality...
  32. doi request reprint Surgical treatment of nonparasitic cysts of the liver: open versus laparoscopic treatment
    Jürgen W Treckmann
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Hufelandstr 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    Am J Surg 199:776-81. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the immediately postoperative and follow-up results of open and laparoscopic surgery of hepatic cysts in a tertiary hepatobiliary referral center...
  33. ncbi request reprint The combined use of serum neurotensin and IL-8 as screening markers for colorectal cancer
    George Sgourakis
    Second Department of Surgery and Surgical Oncology Unit, Red Cross Hospital, 1, Athanasaki Street, Ampelokipi, 11526, Athens, Greece
    Tumour Biol 35:5993-6002. 2014
    ..It seems that a blood neurotensin/IL-8 system may be used as a screening tool for colorectal cancer, but much has to be done before it is validated in larger-scale prospective studies...
  34. doi request reprint Dissection of lymph node metastases in esophageal cancer
    Ines Gockel
    Department of General and Abdominal Surgery, Johannes Gutenberg University Hospital, Langenbeckstr 1, 55131 Mainz, Germany
    Expert Rev Anticancer Ther 11:571-8. 2011
    ....
  35. doi request reprint Vascular and biliary anatomy of the right hilar window: its impact on recipient morbidity and mortality for right graft live donor liver transplantation
    Arnold Radtke
    Department of General and Abdominal Surgery, Johannes Gutenberg University Hospital Mainz, Mainz, Germany
    World J Surg 33:1941-51. 2009
    ..The aim of our study was to evaluate central hilar and peripheral segmental vascular/biliary anatomy in right graft living donor liver transplantation...
  36. ncbi request reprint Recurrent Inguinal Hernia Repair: What is the Evidence of Case Series? A Meta-Analysis and Metaregression Analysis
    Georgia Dedemadi
    Surgical Department of A Fleming General Hospital Department of Biological Chemistry, University of Athens Medical School 2nd Surgical Department and Surgical Oncology Unit of Korgialenio Benakio, Red Cross Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 24:306-17. 2014
    ..Our proposed methodology for a systematic review could potentially give answers where level I evidence is missing or could be a tool for optimization of a RCT design. ..
  37. doi request reprint VEGF-D correlates with metastatic disease in gastric cancer patients undergoing surgery
    Carl C Schimanski
    First Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital of Mainz, Mainz, Germany
    World J Surg 35:1010-6. 2011
    ..This is the first study analyzing all these parameters in a homogeneous patient population undergoing surgery...
  38. ncbi request reprint Incidental findings in trauma patients during focused assessment with sonography for trauma
    Sophocles Lanitis
    Second Surgical Department and Unit of Surgical Oncology, Korgialenio Benakio, Red Cross Athens General Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Am Surg 78:366-72. 2012
    ..The detection of unknown surgical conditions in FAST may lead to managerial and possible medico-legal issues rendering the development of a proper algorithm mandatory...
  39. doi request reprint Pulmonary nodules at risk in patients undergoing liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma
    Georgios C Sotiropoulos
    Department of General, Visceral, and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Transpl Int 21:850-6. 2008
    ..Small pulmonary nodules in high-risk HCC patients (low tumor grading, exceeding Milan criteria) may be characterized as nodules at risk, and evaluated very closely prior to listing and during the pre- and post-transplant periods...
  40. pmc Regional targeting chemoimmunotherapy in patients undergoing pancreatic resection in an advanced stage of their disease: a prospective randomized study
    Nikolaos J Lygidakis
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Athens Medical Center Apollonion Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Ann Surg 236:806-13. 2002
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic common bile duct exploration after failed endoscopic stone extraction
    Constantine Karaliotas
    2nd Surgical Department of Korgialenion Benakion, Red Cross Hospital, 11 Mantzarou str, Neo Psychiko, 15451, Athens, Greece
    Surg Endosc 22:1826-31. 2008
    ..Our objective was to present the technical aspects and results of laparoscopic common bile duct (CBD) exploration following failed endoscopic stone extraction...
  42. ncbi request reprint Predictors of common bile duct lithiasis in laparoscopic era
    George Sgourakis
    2nd Surgical Department of Korgialenio Mpenakio Red Cross Hospital, 11 Mantzarou str, Neo Psychiko, 15451 Athens, Greece
    World J Gastroenterol 11:3267-72. 2005
    ..To analyze retrospectively the records of 294 consecutive patients operated upon for gallbladder stones, to determine the predictive factors of synchronous common bile duct (CBD) stones and validate prospectively the generated model...
  43. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic versus open enucleation for solitary insulinoma in the body and tail of the pancreas
    Constantine Karaliotas
    2nd Surgical Department and Surgical Oncology Unit of Korgialenio Benakio, Red Cross Hospital, 11 Mantzarou str, Neo Psychiko, 15451, Athens, Greece
    J Gastrointest Surg 13:1869. 2009
    ..This study aimed to compare the results of laparoscopic vs. open surgery enucleation of insulinomas...
  44. doi request reprint Prognostic impact of intrahepatic lymphatic and microvascular involvement in cases of colorectal liver metastases
    Maximilian Bockhorn
    Department of General, Visceral and Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    Int J Colorectal Dis 24:845-50. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of intrahepatic microvascular and lymphatic infiltration on survival in cases of colorectal liver metastases...
  45. pmc The effect of warm liver ischaemia & reperfusion injury on circulating plasma lipid levels & lipolytic enzyme activity in rat & the impact of ischaemic preconditioning
    Sophocles Lanitis
    2nd Surgical Department and Unit of Surgical Oncology, Korgialenio Benakio, Red Cross Athens General Hospital, Greece
    Indian J Med Res 136:272-9. 2012
    ..This study aimed to investigate the impact of liver ischaemic manipulations on lipid metabolism in rat during the process of liver recovery after liver surgery...