Panayotis N Soucacos

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Affiliation: University of Athens
Country: Greece

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Vascularized bone grafts for the management of skeletal defects in orthopaedic trauma and reconstructive surgery
    Panayotis N Soucacos
    Orthopaedic Research and Education Center OREC, Attikon University Hospital, University of Athens, School of Medicine, Athens, Greece
    Injury 44:S70-5. 2013
  2. doi request reprint An update on recent advances in bone regeneration
    Panayotis N Soucacos
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Athens, School of Medicine, Athens, Greece
    Injury 39:S1-4. 2008
  3. doi request reprint The free vascularized fibular graft for bridging large skeletal defects of the upper extremity
    Panayotis N Soucacos
    Center for Orthopaedic Research and Education, University of Athens, School of Medicine, Athens, Greece
    Microsurgery 31:190-7. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Versatility of the island forearm flap in the management of extensive skin defects of the hand
    Panayotis N Soucacos
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Athens, School of Medicine, Athens, Greece
    Injury 39:S49-56. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Randomised controlled trials in orthopaedic surgery and traumatology: overview of parameters and pitfalls
    Panayotis N Soucacos
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Athens, School of Medicine, K A T Accident Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Injury 39:636-42. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Pathological fractures in primary bone sarcomas
    Panayiotis J Papagelopoulos
    First Department of Orthopaedics, Athens University Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Injury 39:395-403. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Shoulder reanimation in posttraumatic brachial plexus paralysis
    Marios D Vekris
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Ioannina, School of Medicine, Ioannina, Greece
    Injury 41:312-8. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Treatment of complex hand trauma using the distal ulnar and radial artery perforator-based flaps
    Ioannis A Ignatiadis
    Department of Upper Limb and Hand Surgery and Microsurgery, KAT Hospital, Kifissia, Athens, Greece
    Injury 39:S116-24. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Current concepts for management of soft tissue sarcomas of the extremities
    Panayiotis J Papagelopoulos
    First Department of Orthopaedics, Attikon University Hospital, University of Athens, School of Medicine, Athens, Greece
    J Surg Orthop Adv 17:204-15. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Restoration of elbow function in severe brachial plexus paralysis via muscle transfers
    Marios D Vekris
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Ioannina, School of Medicine, Ioannina 45110, Greece
    Injury 39:S15-22. 2008

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  1. doi request reprint Vascularized bone grafts for the management of skeletal defects in orthopaedic trauma and reconstructive surgery
    Panayotis N Soucacos
    Orthopaedic Research and Education Center OREC, Attikon University Hospital, University of Athens, School of Medicine, Athens, Greece
    Injury 44:S70-5. 2013
    ..The intrinsic blood supply of the vascularized bone grafts leads to higher success rates and to acceleration of the repair process in the reconstruction of defects and necrotic lesions of the skeleton...
  2. doi request reprint An update on recent advances in bone regeneration
    Panayotis N Soucacos
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Athens, School of Medicine, Athens, Greece
    Injury 39:S1-4. 2008
    ..New insights in the complexity of the homeostatic mechanisms regulating bone remodeling have uncovered potential therapeutic strategies for bone repair...
  3. doi request reprint The free vascularized fibular graft for bridging large skeletal defects of the upper extremity
    Panayotis N Soucacos
    Center for Orthopaedic Research and Education, University of Athens, School of Medicine, Athens, Greece
    Microsurgery 31:190-7. 2011
    ..Mean patient age was 27 years (7-43 years) and mean follow-up was 4 years (1-10 years). The results confirm the value of vascularized fibular grafts for bridging large bone defects in the upper extremity...
  4. doi request reprint Versatility of the island forearm flap in the management of extensive skin defects of the hand
    Panayotis N Soucacos
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Athens, School of Medicine, Athens, Greece
    Injury 39:S49-56. 2008
    ..Its reliability is attributed to the fact that since no anastomosis of vessels is required, the risk of thrombus formation at the anastomosis site is eliminated...
  5. doi request reprint Randomised controlled trials in orthopaedic surgery and traumatology: overview of parameters and pitfalls
    Panayotis N Soucacos
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Athens, School of Medicine, K A T Accident Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Injury 39:636-42. 2008
    ..Moreover, as randomisation, concealment of treatment allocation and blinding are difficult issues to resolve in orthopaedic surgery, future trials should focus on detailed and correct reporting of outcome measures...
  6. ncbi request reprint Pathological fractures in primary bone sarcomas
    Panayiotis J Papagelopoulos
    First Department of Orthopaedics, Athens University Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Injury 39:395-403. 2008
    ..Pathological fractures in chemo-resistant primary bone sarcomas are a relative contraindication for limb salvage surgery...
  7. doi request reprint Shoulder reanimation in posttraumatic brachial plexus paralysis
    Marios D Vekris
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Ioannina, School of Medicine, Ioannina, Greece
    Injury 41:312-8. 2010
    ..Early neurotisation of the suprascapular and the axillary nerve should be one of the priorities in plexus reconstruction in order to reanimate the shoulder...
  8. doi request reprint Treatment of complex hand trauma using the distal ulnar and radial artery perforator-based flaps
    Ioannis A Ignatiadis
    Department of Upper Limb and Hand Surgery and Microsurgery, KAT Hospital, Kifissia, Athens, Greece
    Injury 39:S116-24. 2008
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Current concepts for management of soft tissue sarcomas of the extremities
    Panayiotis J Papagelopoulos
    First Department of Orthopaedics, Attikon University Hospital, University of Athens, School of Medicine, Athens, Greece
    J Surg Orthop Adv 17:204-15. 2008
    ..A multidisciplinary team approach with input from oncologists, pathologists, radiation oncologists, and orthopaedic and plastic surgeons is necessary for the management of patients with soft tissue sarcomas of the extremities...
  10. doi request reprint Restoration of elbow function in severe brachial plexus paralysis via muscle transfers
    Marios D Vekris
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Ioannina, School of Medicine, Ioannina 45110, Greece
    Injury 39:S15-22. 2008
    ..Latissimus dorsi muscle transfer is a reliable method for elbow reanimation. Appropriate postoperative management is also an important factor to obtain better outcome...
  11. doi request reprint Free vascularised tissue transfer and brachytherapy for soft-tissue sarcomas of the extremities
    Panayiotis J Papagelopoulos
    First Department of Orthopaedics, Athens University Medical School, Attikon General University Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Injury 39:S83-9. 2008
    ....
  12. doi request reprint Tissue-engineered vascularized bone grafts: basic science and clinical relevance to trauma and reconstructive microsurgery
    Elizabeth O Johnson
    Department of Anatomy, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Microsurgery 31:176-82. 2011
    ..The aim of this review is to introduce the basic principles of tissue engineering of bone, outline the relevant bone physiology, and discuss the recent concepts for the induction of vascularization in engineered bone tissue...
  13. doi request reprint Current treatment concepts for neuromas-in-continuity
    Andreas F Mavrogenis
    First Department of Orthopaedics, Athens University Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Injury 39:S43-8. 2008
    ..The purpose of this article is to present novel techniques for neuroma-in-continuity management, and to discuss the related literature...
  14. ncbi request reprint Pediatric scaphoid nonunion
    George D Chloros
    First Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Athens School of Medicine, KAT Accident Hospital, Athens, Greece
    J Hand Surg Am 32:172-6. 2007
    ..To report the outcome of pediatric scaphoid nonunions treated with a Herbert screw and bone graft...
  15. ncbi request reprint Osteoid osteoma of the radial styloid mimicking de quervain tenosynovitis
    George D Chloros
    First Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Athens School of Medicine, Athens, Greece
    South Med J 100:1045-7. 2007
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  16. ncbi request reprint Long-term evaluation of rabbit peripheral nerve repair with end-to-side neurorrhaphy in rabbits
    Zijie Zhang
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Microsurgery 26:262-7. 2006
    ..The results indicate that end-to-side neurorrhaphy could induce axonal sprouting from the main nerve trunk of upper limbs in rabbits, leading to useful functional recovery...
  17. doi request reprint Prognostic scoring system for peripheral nerve repair in the upper extremity
    Spyridon P Galanakos
    First Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Athens, Attikon University Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Microsurgery 33:105-11. 2013
    ..This prognostic protocol can be a useful tool to provide information about the functional and social prospects of the patients with these types of injuries...
  18. ncbi request reprint Free vascularized fibular grafts for reconstruction of skeletal defects
    Konstantinos N Malizos
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Thessalia Medical School, 22 Papakiriazi Street, 41222 Larissa, Greece
    J Am Acad Orthop Surg 12:360-9. 2004
    ..The free vascularized fibular graft has been successfully applied as a reconstruction option in patients with traumatic or septic skeletal defect, after tumor resection, and has shown promise in patients with congenital pseudarthrosis...
  19. doi request reprint Microsurgery for lower extremity injuries
    Anastasios V Korompilias
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Ioannina, School of Medicine, Ioannina 45110, Greece
    Injury 39:S103-8. 2008
    ..Although many different treatment protocols have been proposed, they all highlight the importance of early tissue coverage with bone management performed in a later stage...
  20. ncbi request reprint Vascularised bone grafts for the management of non-union
    Panayotis N Soucacos
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Athens, School of Medicine, K A T Accident Hospital, 2 Nikis Street, 145 61 Kifisia, Athens, Greece
    Injury 37:S41-50. 2006
    ..Vascularised grafts, such as the free fibula, offer not only structural support, but also promote bone healing. The later is achieved by trabecular bone formation, as well as vascular sprouting from pedicle vessels...
  21. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis and management of the osteonecrotic triad of the knee
    Panayotis N Soucacos
    1st Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Athens Medical School, KAT Accident Hospital, 2 Nikis Str, Kifissia 14561, Athens, Greece
    Orthop Clin North Am 35:371-81, x. 2004
    ..More than 80% of the patients deteriorate to the extent that surgical reconstruction is necessary, whereas only about 20%of the patients demonstrate spontaneous resolution or no additional deterioration of the osteonecrotic lesion...
  22. ncbi request reprint Ewing's sarcoma of the hip presenting as a benign cystic lesion
    Panayiotis J Papagelopoulos
    Athens University Medical School, Neo Psychikon, Athens, Greece
    J Surg Orthop Adv 16:84-8. 2007
    ..The patient was treated with chemotherapy, wide tumor resection, and proximal femoral reconstruction using an allograft-prosthesis composite. Differential diagnosis, imaging, and pathologic features of Ewing's sarcoma are discussed...
  23. ncbi request reprint Alveolar soft part sarcoma of the forearm: a case report
    Ioannis S Benetos
    First Department of Orthopaedics, Athens University Medical School, Athens, Greece
    J Surg Orthop Adv 15:209-13. 2006
    ..This time to death after the development of metastases vastly exceeded the previously reported survival rates of patients with metastatic ASPS...
  24. ncbi request reprint Late postoperative infection following spinal instrumentation: stainless steel versus titanium implants
    Konstantinos C Soultanis
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Athens, School of Medicine, Athens, Greece
    J Surg Orthop Adv 17:193-9. 2008
    ..Removal of instrumentation in combination with appropriate antibiotics was an effective treatment. Further study with long-term follow-up is necessary in order to understand the exact incidence and pathology of such infections...
  25. doi request reprint The effectiveness of two COX-2 inhibitors in the prophylaxis against heterotopic new bone formation: an experimental study in rabbits
    Panagiotis G Tsailas
    1st Orthopaedic Department, University of Athens School of Medicine University General Hospital Attikon, Athens, Greece
    J Surg Res 151:108-14. 2009
    ..The clinical relevance of this study is that meloxicam and parecoxib may be helpful in reducing heterotopic ossification in humans...
  26. ncbi request reprint Wrist arthrodesis for brachial plexus palsy using an external fixator and a cannulated screw (Ioannina technique)
    Marios D Vekris
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University Hospital of Ioannina, University of Ioannina, School of Medicine, Ioannina, Greece
    J Orthop Surg (Hong Kong) 18:87-91. 2010
    ..To present a new technique for wrist arthrodesis and review its treatment outcomes in 33 patients with brachial plexus palsy...
  27. ncbi request reprint Botulinum A toxin for treatment of lower limb spasticity in cerebral palsy: gait analysis in 49 patients
    Anastasios S Papadonikolakis
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Athens, School of Medicine, GR 145 61 Athens, Greece
    Acta Orthop Scand 74:749-55. 2003
    ..Injection of botulinum type A toxin is a new treatment for spasticity...
  28. pmc Residual malformations and leg length discrepancy after treatment of fibular hemimelia
    Dimosthenis A Alaseirlis
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, General Hospital of Giannitsa, Giannitsa, Greece
    J Orthop Surg Res 6:51. 2011
    ..Previous studies have focused on the best treatment options for this congenital condition. There is very little to our knowledge in the literature focused on residual persisting malformations and leg length discrepancy after treatment...
  29. doi request reprint Outcome models in peripheral nerve repair: time for a reappraisal or for a novel?
    Spyridon P Galanakos
    First Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Athens, Attikon University Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Microsurgery 32:326-33. 2012
    ..Finally, we discuss the most crucial factors that determine the final hand function and we consider the challenges that need to be addressed to create a realistic clinical protocol that reflects a prognostic importance...
  30. doi request reprint Results of extra-articular subtalar arthrodesis in children with cerebral palsy
    George A Mazis
    1st Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Athens, Medical School, Attikon University General Hospital, 1 Rimini Street, 12462, Chaidari, Greece
    Foot Ankle Int 33:469-74. 2012
    ..The purpose of the present study was to examine the long-term results of Grice-Green procedure and whether it can achieve significant correction of each of the components of pes planovalgus deformity...
  31. ncbi request reprint Treatment of stage III-A-1 and III-B-1 periprosthetic knee infection with two-stage exchange arthroplasty and articulating spacer
    George C Babis
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Athens, School of Medicine, Athens, Greece
    J Surg Orthop Adv 17:173-8. 2008
    ..Excellent long-term results can be achieved for patients staged as III-A-1 and III-B-1 according to the Musculoskeletal Infection Society staging system, when treated with the aforementioned protocol and intravenous antibiotics...
  32. pmc A 56-year-old woman with a right arm mass
    Panayiotis J Papagelopoulos
    First Department of Orthopaedics, Athens University Medical School, Neo Psychikon, Athens, Greece
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 466:2892-8. 2008
  33. doi request reprint Repair of complete nerve lacerations at the forearm: an outcome study using Rosén-Lundborg protocol
    Spyridon P Galanakos
    Department of Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery and Microsurgery, KAT Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Microsurgery 31:253-62. 2011
    ..The Rosén-Lundborg model can be a useful and simple tool for the evaluation of the functional outcome after nerve injury and repair temporally reflecting the processes of regeneration and reinnervation...
  34. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous osteoplasty for pelvic and spine metastases
    Panayiotis J Papagelopoulos
    First Department of Orthopedics, Athens University Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Orthopedics 29:315-23. 2006
  35. ncbi request reprint Distal leg wear debris mass from a rotating hinged knee prosthesis
    Panayiotis J Papagelopoulos
    First Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Athens University Medical School, Athens, Greece
    J Arthroplasty 22:909-15. 2007
    ..At the latest follow-up, 4 years after the revision surgery, the patient is alive and tumor-free, asymptomatic, and has no clinical or imaging evidence of wear and metallosis...
  36. pmc Early experience with biodegradable implants in pediatric patients
    Andreas F Mavrogenis
    First Department of Orthopaedics, Attikon General University Hospital and Athens University Medical School, Athens Greece 41, Ventouri Street, 15562, Holargos, Athens, Greece
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 467:1591-8. 2009
    ..Level of Evidence: Level IV, therapeutic study. See the Guidelines for Authors for a complete description of levels of evidence...
  37. ncbi request reprint Painful toe in a 51-year-old man
    Ioannis S Benetos
    First Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Athens University School of Medicine, KAT Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 449:313-9. 2006
  38. doi request reprint Intraneural OX7-saporin for neuroma-in-continuity in a rat model
    Andreas F Mavrogenis
    First Department of Orthopaedics, Athens University Medical School, 41 Ventouri Street, Holargos, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Orthop Surg Traumatol 23:263-72. 2013
    ..Histology showed inhibition of neuroma-in-continuity formation. Fluorescent microscopy showed ablation of the labeled neurons in the dorsal root ganglia corresponding to the OX7-saporin subgroups...
  39. ncbi request reprint The plasma coagulation cascade: potential targets for novel anticoagulants in major lower limb surgery
    Elizabeth O Johnson
    Department of Anatomy, University of Athens, School of Medicine, Athens, Greece
    Curr Vasc Pharmacol 9:3-10. 2011
    ..As a result, the development of new anticoagulants has advanced rapidly over recent years. The molecular targets of several novel anticoagulants, and their effectiveness in early Phase II and Phase III trials are reviewed...
  40. ncbi request reprint The 12-in-1 procedure for the treatment of congenital idiopathic clubfoot
    Zoe H Dailiana
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Thessaly, School of Medicine, Thessaly, Greece
    J Surg Orthop Adv 17:188-92. 2008
    ..The long-term follow-up results of the 12-in-1 procedure are encouraging for the treatment of idiopathic congenital clubfoot...
  41. doi request reprint Intrinsic passive stiffness of 2 constructs of varus proximal femoral osteotomy: external fixator or blade plate
    Christos P Paliobeis
    First Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece
    J Pediatr Orthop 30:351-6. 2010
    ..Despite the published clinical evidence of the implementation of external fixation of proximal femoral osteotomies, there is lack of specific laboratory justification...
  42. doi request reprint Nerve repair: experimental and clinical evaluation of biodegradable artificial nerve guides
    Elizabeth O Johnson
    Department of Anatomy, Histology and Embryology, University of Ioannina, School of Medicine, 45110 Ioannina, Greece
    Injury 39:S30-6. 2008
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint Evaluation and treatment of pelvic metastases
    Panayiotis J Papagelopoulos
    First Department of Orthopaedics, Athens University Medical School, Attikon General University Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Injury 38:509-20. 2007
    ..Operative treatment should restore the mechanical stability of the hip joint, and preserve the mobility, independence and comfort of these patients...
  44. ncbi request reprint Complications after tibia plateau fracture surgery
    Panayiotis J Papagelopoulos
    First Department of Orthopaedics, Athens University Medical School, 4 Christovassili Street, Neo Psychikon, Athens, Greece
    Injury 37:475-84. 2006
    ..Prevention of the complications can optimise the clinical outcome in these patients...
  45. ncbi request reprint Phrenic nerve neurotization of the musculocutaneous nerve with end-to-side neurorrhaphy: a short report in a rabbit model
    Anna Stamatoukou
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Microsurgery 26:268-72. 2006
    ..The effectiveness of the phrenic nerve is attributed to its large number of motor axons...
  46. ncbi request reprint Non-union of femoral neck fractures with osteonecrosis of the femoral head: treatment with combined free vascularized fibular grafting and subtrochanteric valgus osteotomy
    Alexandros E Beris
    School of Medicine, University of Ioannina, Panepistemiou Avenue, Ioannina, 45 110, Greece
    Orthop Clin North Am 35:335-43, ix. 2004
    ..The authors describe the operative technique and results of combined subtrochanteric valgus osteotomy and free vascularized fibular grafting in management of five young patients with both non-union and avascular necrosis...
  47. ncbi request reprint Implants of type I collagen gel containing MG-63 osteoblast-like cells can act as stable scaffolds stimulating the bone healing process at the sites of the surgically-produced segmental diaphyseal defects in male rabbits
    George S Themistocleous
    Department of Experimental Physiology, Medical School, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    In Vivo 21:69-76. 2007
    ..Three-dimensional (3-D) type I collagen gel culture systems allow long-term growth of osteoblast-like cells, in vitro. Whether the implantation of 3-D collagen systems can stimulate new bone formation was assessed in male rabbits...
  48. ncbi request reprint Current concepts in Scheuermann's kyphosis
    Panayiotis J Papagelopoulos
    First Department of Orthopedics, Athens University Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Orthopedics 31:52-8; quiz 59-60. 2008
  49. ncbi request reprint The effectiveness of the external distal aiming device in intramedullary fixation of tibial shaft fractures
    George C Babis
    Department of Orthopaedics, Athens University Medical School, KAT Accident Hospital, 2 Nikis Str, 14651, Kiffisia, Athens, Greece
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 127:905-8. 2007
    ..This prospective clinical study evaluates the efficacy of this distal targeting device for distal locking...
  50. doi request reprint Severe upper limb injuries with or without neurovascular compromise in children and adolescents--analysis of 32 cases
    Ioannis A Ignatiadis
    Department of Upper Limb and Hand Surgery and Microsurgery, KAT Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Microsurgery 28:131-7. 2008
    ..Further research should be undertaken to determine age group-specific indications for the management of compound upper limb injuries, based on the SATT classification system...
  51. doi request reprint Neuroanatomy of the brachial plexus: normal and variant anatomy of its formation
    Elizabeth O Johnson
    Department of Anatomy, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Surg Radiol Anat 32:291-7. 2010
    ..A thorough understanding of the neuroanatomy of the brachial plexus, with an appreciation of the possible anatomic variations that may occur is necessary for effective clinical practice...
  52. ncbi request reprint Osteonecrosis of the human skeleton
    Panayotis N Soucacos
    University of Athens Medical School, KAT Hospital, 2 Nikis Street, Kafissia 14561, Athens, Greece
    Orthop Clin North Am 35:xiii-xv. 2004
  53. ncbi request reprint Regeneration and repair of peripheral nerves
    Elizabeth O Johnson
    Department of Anatomy, Histology and Embryology, University of Ioannina, School of Medicine, 45110 Ioannina, Greece
    Injury 36:S24-9. 2005
    ..Knowledge of these mechanisms allows for the better development of biocompatible nerve grafting material...
  54. ncbi request reprint Neuroanatomy of the brachial plexus: the missing link in the continuity between the central and peripheral nervous systems
    Elizabeth O Johnson
    Department of Anatomy, Histology, and Embryology, School of Medicine, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
    Microsurgery 26:218-29. 2006
    ..The goal here is to better understand "what the brain sees" after nerve injury and repair...
  55. ncbi request reprint Repair of the main nerve trunk of the upper limb with end-to-side neurorrhaphy: an experimental study in rabbits
    Zijie Zhang
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Microsurgery 26:245-52. 2006
    ..The effect of the procedure on the donor nerve was negligible...
  56. ncbi request reprint Secondary reanimation procedures in late obstetrical brachial plexus palsy patients
    Panayotis N Soucacos
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Microsurgery 26:343-51. 2006
    ..Careful preoperative planning is mandatory and a multistage approach should be applied, depending on the type of palsy and the age of the patient...
  57. ncbi request reprint A 46-year-old woman with right knee pain
    George C Babis
    First Department of Orthopaedics, Athens University Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 460:269-75. 2007
  58. ncbi request reprint Optimal treatment of fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva with surgical excision of heterotopic bone, indomethacin, and irradiation
    Ioannis S Benetos
    First Department of Orthopedics, Athens University Medical School, 8 Thrakis Street, Filothei 152 37, Athens, Greece
    J Surg Orthop Adv 15:99-104. 2006
    ..Further investigation of the combined use of indomethacin and single fraction irradiation as a preventive measure after surgical excision of heterotopic bone in patients with fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva FOP should be performed...
  59. ncbi request reprint Management of a multidrug-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa infected total knee arthroplasty using colistin. A case report and review of the literature
    Panayiotis J Papagelopoulos
    First Department of Orthopaedics, Athens University Medical School, Athens, Greece
    J Arthroplasty 22:457-63. 2007
    ..Two years later, laboratory and imaging studies showed no evidence of recurrence of infection...
  60. ncbi request reprint Eight years' clinical experience with the Orthofix tibial nailing system in the treatment of tibial shaft fractures
    George C Babis
    First Department of Orthopaedics, Athens University Medical School, KAT Accident Hospital, 2 Nikis Str, 14651 Kiffisia, Athens, Greece
    Injury 38:227-34. 2007
    ..In conclusion, most tibial shaft fractures can effectively and safely be treated using this type of locking intramedullary nailing device, with relatively few complications, and with satisfactory long-term clinical results...
  61. ncbi request reprint Application of the Endomodel rotating hinge knee prosthesis for knee osteoarthritis
    Alexandros N Mavrodontidis
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Ioannina, School of Medicine, Ioannina, Greece
    J Surg Orthop Adv 17:179-84. 2008
    ..The results suggest that the Endomodel rotating hinge prosthesis can be considered a good alternative for primary TKA in cases of serious axial deformity and collateral ligament deficiency and in rheumatoid arthritis patients...
  62. ncbi request reprint Bilateral absence of the patella in nail-patella syndrome: delayed presentation with anterior knee instability
    Alexandros N Mavrodontidis
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
    Arthroscopy 20:e89-93. 2004
    ..It should be noted that anterior instability has been described after patellectomy and could be attributed to complete absence of the patella, which is rare in NPS...
  63. ncbi request reprint Factors affecting the risk of hip fractures
    Ioannis S Benetos
    First Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Injury 38:735-44. 2007
    ..It has been estimated that the worldwide annual number of hip fractures will increase to 6.26 million by year 2050. The purpose of the current article was to review the factors affecting the risk of hip fractures...
  64. ncbi request reprint Translation into Greek, cross-cultural adaptation and validation of the Disabilities of the Arm, Shoulder, and Hand Questionnaire (DASH)
    George S Themistocleous
    Department of Hand Surgery, KAT Hospital, Athens, Greece
    J Hand Ther 19:350-7. 2006
    ....
  65. doi request reprint Nerve repair: experimental and clinical evaluation of neurotrophic factors in peripheral nerve regeneration
    Elizabeth O Johnson
    Department of Anatomy, Histology and Embryology, University of Ioannina, School of Medicine, 45110 Ioannina, Greece
    Injury 39:S37-42. 2008
    ..NFs can be classified into three major groups: (1) neurotrophins; (2) neurokines; and (3) the transforming growth factor beta (TGF)-beta superfamily...
  66. ncbi request reprint Chest pain in a 54-year-old man
    Ioannis S Benetos
    First Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Athens University School of Medicine, Athens, Greece
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 444:261-8. 2006
  67. ncbi request reprint Apoptosis in osteoarthritis: morphology, mechanisms, and potential means for therapeutic intervention
    Elizabeth O Johnson
    Department of Anatomy, Histology and Embryology, University of Ioannina, School of Medicine, Ioannina, Greece
    J Surg Orthop Adv 17:147-52. 2008
    ..Although the role of apoptosis in OA is not yet clear, the mechanism of apoptosis may offer potentially useful therapeutic targets for the management of this insidious disease...