George C Zografos

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Affiliation: University of Athens
Country: Greece

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Systemic inflammatory response after laparoscopic and conventional colectomy for cancer: a matched case-control study
    Dimitrios Tsamis
    1st Department of Propaedeutic Surgery, Hippokrateion General Hospital, Athens Medical School, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Surg Endosc 26:1436-43. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Novel technology of multimodal ultrasound tomography detects breast lesions
    G Zografos
    Breast Unit, 1st Department of Propaedeutic Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Eur Radiol 23:673-83. 2013
  3. pmc Contraindications of sentinel lymph node biopsy: are there any really?
    George M Filippakis
    General Surgery Unit, Breast and Endocrine Department, St, Mary s Hospital, NHS Trust London W2 1NY, UK
    World J Surg Oncol 5:10. 2007
  4. pmc Early alterations of the innate and adaptive immune statuses in sepsis according to the type of underlying infection
    Charalambos Gogos
    1st Department of Internal Medicine, University of Patras, Medical School, 26504 Rio, Greece
    Crit Care 14:R96. 2010
  5. pmc Decreased Hsp90 expression in infiltrative lobular carcinoma: an immunohistochemical study
    Flora Zagouri
    Breast Unit, 1stDepartment of Propaedeutic Surgery, Hippokratio Hospital, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    BMC Cancer 10:409. 2010
  6. pmc Circulating levels of matrix metalloproteinase-9 (MMP-9), neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin (NGAL) and their complex MMP-9/NGAL in breast cancer disease
    Xeni Provatopoulou
    Research Center, Hellenic Anticancer Institute, Athens, Greece
    BMC Cancer 9:390. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Minimizing underestimation rate of microcalcifications excised via vacuum-assisted breast biopsy: a blind study
    George C Zografos
    1st Department of Surgery, School of Medecine, Athens University, Ampelokipi, Athens 11521, Greece
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 109:397-402. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Hematoma after vacuum-assisted breast biopsy: are interleukins predictors?
    George C Zografos
    Research Center, Hellenic Anticancer Institute, Athens, Greece
    Onkologie 32:395-7. 2009
  9. pmc What parameters affect pain in core biopsy?
    George C Zografos
    Breast Unit, 1st Department of Propaedeutic Surgery, Hippokratio Hospital, University of Athens, 114 V Sofias Ave, Athens 116 27, Greece
    Eur Radiol 18:1144-5. 2008
  10. pmc Volume of blood suctioned during vacuum-assisted breast biopsy predicts later hematoma formation
    Flora Zagouri
    Breast Unit, 1st Department of Propaedeutic Surgery, Hippokratio Hospital, University of Athens 114, Vas Sofias Ave, Athens 116 27, Greece
    BMC Res Notes 3:70. 2010

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  1. doi request reprint Systemic inflammatory response after laparoscopic and conventional colectomy for cancer: a matched case-control study
    Dimitrios Tsamis
    1st Department of Propaedeutic Surgery, Hippokrateion General Hospital, Athens Medical School, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Surg Endosc 26:1436-43. 2012
    ..The aim of this work is to detect differences of proinflammatory cytokines between conventional and laparoscopic colectomy for cancer...
  2. doi request reprint Novel technology of multimodal ultrasound tomography detects breast lesions
    G Zografos
    Breast Unit, 1st Department of Propaedeutic Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Eur Radiol 23:673-83. 2013
    ..To introduce a new three-dimensional (3D) diagnostic imaging technology, termed "multimodal ultrasonic tomography" (MUT), for the detection of breast cancer without ionising radiation or compression...
  3. pmc Contraindications of sentinel lymph node biopsy: are there any really?
    George M Filippakis
    General Surgery Unit, Breast and Endocrine Department, St, Mary s Hospital, NHS Trust London W2 1NY, UK
    World J Surg Oncol 5:10. 2007
    ..However, like all surgical procedures, the sentinel lymph node biopsy is not appropriate for each and every patient...
  4. pmc Early alterations of the innate and adaptive immune statuses in sepsis according to the type of underlying infection
    Charalambos Gogos
    1st Department of Internal Medicine, University of Patras, Medical School, 26504 Rio, Greece
    Crit Care 14:R96. 2010
    ..Although major changes of the immune system have been described in sepsis, it has never been studied whether these may differ in relation to the type of underlying infection or not. This was studied for the first time...
  5. pmc Decreased Hsp90 expression in infiltrative lobular carcinoma: an immunohistochemical study
    Flora Zagouri
    Breast Unit, 1stDepartment of Propaedeutic Surgery, Hippokratio Hospital, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    BMC Cancer 10:409. 2010
    ..This study aims to assess Hsp90 expression in infiltrative lobular carcinomas of the breast...
  6. pmc Circulating levels of matrix metalloproteinase-9 (MMP-9), neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin (NGAL) and their complex MMP-9/NGAL in breast cancer disease
    Xeni Provatopoulou
    Research Center, Hellenic Anticancer Institute, Athens, Greece
    BMC Cancer 9:390. 2009
    ..We aim to evaluate the serum expression of MMP-9, NGAL and their complex (MMP-9/NGAL) during the diagnostic work-up of women with breast abnormalities and investigate their correlation with disease severity...
  7. ncbi request reprint Minimizing underestimation rate of microcalcifications excised via vacuum-assisted breast biopsy: a blind study
    George C Zografos
    1st Department of Surgery, School of Medecine, Athens University, Ampelokipi, Athens 11521, Greece
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 109:397-402. 2008
    ..The main disadvantage of Vacuum Assisted Breast Biopsy (VABB) is the probability of underestimating atypical ductal hyperplasia (ADH) and ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS). This study evaluates a modified way of performing VABB...
  8. doi request reprint Hematoma after vacuum-assisted breast biopsy: are interleukins predictors?
    George C Zografos
    Research Center, Hellenic Anticancer Institute, Athens, Greece
    Onkologie 32:395-7. 2009
    ..Hematoma is the main complication of vacuum-assisted breast biopsy (VABB). This study aims to evaluate the associations between interleukin (IL)-1alpha, IL-1beta and IL-6 and hematoma progression...
  9. pmc What parameters affect pain in core biopsy?
    George C Zografos
    Breast Unit, 1st Department of Propaedeutic Surgery, Hippokratio Hospital, University of Athens, 114 V Sofias Ave, Athens 116 27, Greece
    Eur Radiol 18:1144-5. 2008
  10. pmc Volume of blood suctioned during vacuum-assisted breast biopsy predicts later hematoma formation
    Flora Zagouri
    Breast Unit, 1st Department of Propaedeutic Surgery, Hippokratio Hospital, University of Athens 114, Vas Sofias Ave, Athens 116 27, Greece
    BMC Res Notes 3:70. 2010
    ..To evaluate whether the volume of blood suctioned during vacuum-assisted breast biopsy (VABB) is associated with hematoma formation and progression, patient's age and histology of the lesion...
  11. pmc Secondary breast lymphoma diagnosed by vacuum-assisted breast biopsy: a case report
    Flora Zagouri
    Breast Unit, 1st Department of Propaedeutic Surgery, Hippokratio Hospital, University of Athens 114, Vas Sofias Ave, Athens 116 27, Greece
    J Med Case Reports 1:113. 2007
    ..On the other hand, Vacuum-assisted breast biopsy (VABB) is a minimally invasive technique with ever-growing use for the diagnosis of mammographically detected, non-palpable breast lesions...
  12. ncbi request reprint Ductal endoscopy of the breast: more painful at the luteal phase?
    George C Zografos
    Breast Unit, 1st Department of Propaedeutic Surgery, Hippokratio Hospital, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Pain Pract 9:221-4. 2009
    ..To assess the putative predictors that may influence the pain experienced during ductal endoscopy of the breast...
  13. ncbi request reprint Use of fogarty catheter to limit hemorrhage and hematoma after vacuum-assisted breast biopsy
    G C Zografos
    Breast Unit, First Department of Propaedeutic Surgery, Hippokratio Hospital, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Acta Radiol 49:752-4. 2008
    ..At clinical examination 9 days after VABB, no hematoma was present. The use of a Fogarty catheter seems capable of limiting any severe bleeding after VABB and may also possibly prevent subsequent hematoma formation...
  14. ncbi request reprint Excisional breast biopsy under local anesthesia: stress-related neuroendocrine, metabolic and immune reactions during the procedure
    George C Zografos
    Breast Unit, First Department of Propaedeutic Surgery, Hippokratio Hospital, School of Medicine, Associate Professor of Surgery, University of Athens, 101, Vas Sofias Ave, Ampelokipi, Athens 11521, Greece
    In Vivo 23:649-52. 2009
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  15. pmc Is zero underestimation feasible? Extended Vacuum-Assisted Breast Biopsy in solid lesions - a blind study
    George C Zografos
    1st Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Athens University, Greece
    World J Surg Oncol 5:53. 2007
    ..The main disadvantage is underestimation, which might render the management of atypical ductal hyperplasia (ADH), and ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) difficult. This study aims to develop and assess a modified way of performing VABB...
  16. ncbi request reprint Diagnosing papillary lesions using vacuum-assisted breast biopsy: should conservative or surgical management follow?
    George C Zografos
    Breast Unit, 1st Department of Propaedeutic Surgery, Hippokratio Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Onkologie 31:653-6. 2008
    ..This study evaluates the underestimation rate of papilloma lesions diagnosed with vacuum-assisted breast biopsy (VABB), taking into consideration the greater volume excised...
  17. doi request reprint Pain during vacuum-assisted breast biopsy: are there any predictors?
    George C Zografos
    Breast Unit, 1st Department of Propaedeutic Surgery, Hippokratio Hospital, University of Athens, 114 Vas Sofias Avenue, Athens 116 27, Greece
    Breast 17:592-5. 2008
    ..To assess the putative predictors that may be implicated in the pain experienced during stereotactic vacuum-assisted breast biopsy (VABB)...
  18. ncbi request reprint Vacuum-assisted breast biopsy in nonpalpable solid breast lesions without microcalcifications: the Greek experience
    George Zografos
    Department of Radiology, University of Athens Hippokratio Hospital, Breast Unit, Athens, Greece
    Diagn Interv Radiol 14:127-30. 2008
    ..To present the initial Greek experience with vacuumassisted breast biopsy (VABB) in the diagnosis of nonpalpable solid mammographic lesions without microcalcifications...
  19. ncbi request reprint Common risk factors of breast and ovarian cancer: recent view
    G C Zografos
    1st Department of Propaedeutic Surgery of Athens Medical School, Hippokration General Hospital, University of Athens, Kolonaki 10675, Athens, Greece
    Int J Gynecol Cancer 14:721-40. 2004
    ..We believe that the parallel examination of the two cancer types could significantly contribute to an improved prevention of "gynecological cancer" as a whole...
  20. doi request reprint Breast self-examination and adherence to mammographic follow-up: an intriguing diptych after benign breast biopsy
    George C Zografos
    Breast Unit, First Department of Propaedeutic Surgery, Hippokratio Hospital, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Greece
    Eur J Cancer Prev 19:71-2. 2010
    ..However, concerning adherence to mammogram, the superiority of WNP versus WP persisted (76.1 vs. 65.2%, respectively). In conclusion WP and WNP may perceive BBB differently, as reflected upon the differentially modified patterns...
  21. doi request reprint HSP90, HSPA8, HIF-1 alpha and HSP70-2 polymorphisms in breast cancer: a case-control study
    Flora Zagouri
    Department of Clinical Therapeutics, Alexandra Hospital, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Mol Biol Rep 39:10873-9. 2012
    ..HSP90α Gln488His polymorphism seems to be a risk factor for breast cancer. On the other hand, our study did not point to excess risk conferred by HSPA8 1541-1542delGT, Hsp70-2 P1/P2 and HIF-1α C1772T...
  22. ncbi request reprint MMP-2 -1306C>T polymorphism in breast cancer: a case-control study in a South European population
    Flora Zagouri
    Department of Clinical Therapeutics, Alexandra Hospital, Medical School, University of Athens, Vas Sofias Ave and Lourou str, 11521, Athens, Greece
    Mol Biol Rep 40:5035-40. 2013
    ..MMP-2 -1306C>T polymorphism does not seem to be a risk factor for breast cancer in South European population; however, a trend towards a favorable association with survival has been observed...
  23. ncbi request reprint Pain in different methods of breast biopsy: emphasis on vacuum-assisted breast biopsy
    Flora Zagouri
    Breast Unit, First Department of Propaedeutic Surgery, Hippokratio Hospital, University of Athens, Greece
    Breast 17:71-5. 2008
    ..In conclusion, although VABB is less painful than hook-wire, the pain experienced in VABB is significant; however, it can be attenuated by a second dose of lidocaine...
  24. pmc Hsp90 in the continuum of breast ductal carcinogenesis: Evaluation in precursors, preinvasive and ductal carcinoma lesions
    Flora Zagouri
    Breast Unit, 1st Department of Propaedeutic Surgery, Hippokratio Hospital, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Greece
    BMC Cancer 10:353. 2010
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  25. ncbi request reprint Vacuum-assisted breast biopsy: insight into stress-induced endocrine events
    Antonia Gounaris
    Research Center, Hellenic Anticancer Institute, Athens, Greece
    In Vivo 21:1081-4. 2007
    ..Stereotactic vacuum-assisted breast biopsy (VABB) is used for the assessment of non-palpable mammographic lesions. This study aims to evaluate stress- and anxiety-related endocrine responses during VABB...
  26. doi request reprint Evaluation of pain experienced during breast ductal endoscopy
    George C Zografos
    First Department of Propaedeutic Surgery, Hippokratio Hospital, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Surg Today 38:886-9. 2008
    ..This study aims to assess the pain experienced by patients during ductal endoscopy...
  27. ncbi request reprint Vacuum-assisted breast biopsy: the value and limitations of cores with microcalcifications
    Flora Zagouri
    Breast Unit, 1st Department of Propaedeutic Surgery, Hippokratio Hospital, School of Medicine, Athens University, Greece
    Pathol Res Pract 203:563-6. 2007
    ..018, Kruskal-Wallis test). The underestimation rate was 8.3% in ADH, and 10.8% in DCIS. CMs are superior in DCIS/ADH diagnosis. However, CWM may be valuable for the diagnosis of the invasive component...
  28. pmc Heat shock protein90 in lobular neoplasia of the breast
    Flora Zagouri
    1st Department of Propaedeutic Surgery, Breast Unit, Hippokratio Hospital, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    BMC Cancer 8:312. 2008
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  29. doi request reprint Biopsy method: a major predictor of adherence after benign breast biopsy?
    Theodoros N Sergentanis
    Breast Unit, 1st Department of Propaedeutic Surgery, Hippokratio Hospital, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Greece, Ampelokipi, Athens 11521, Greece
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 193:W452-7. 2009
    ..Adopting a longitudinal approach to assess women after breast biopsy with a benign result, this study aimed to comparatively evaluate the effect of the biopsy method on compliance with clinical recommendations for follow-up...
  30. pmc Imprint cytology on microcalcifications excised by vacuum-assisted breast biopsy: a rapid preliminary diagnosis
    Maria Fotou
    Department of Cytology, Hippocratio Hospital, Athens, Greece
    World J Surg Oncol 5:40. 2007
    ..To evaluate imprint cytology in the context of specimens with microcalcifications derived from Vacuum-Assisted Breast Biopsy (VABB)...
  31. ncbi request reprint Vacuum-assisted breast biopsy: more cores, more hematomas?
    Flora Zagouri
    Breast Unit, First Department of Propaedeutic Surgery, Hippokratio Hospital, University of Athens, Greece
    In Vivo 25:703-5. 2011
    ..It has been suggested that excision of more cores per lesion can reduce the underestimation rate. The present study aims to evaluate hematoma formation with regard to the number of cores excised...
  32. ncbi request reprint Serum levels of HSP90 in the continuum of breast ductal and lobular lesions
    Flora Zagouri
    Breast Unit, First Department of Propaedeutic Surgery, Hippokratio Hospital, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Greece
    In Vivo 25:669-72. 2011
    ..This is the first study to assess serum levels of HSP90 in atypical ductal hyperplasia (ADH), lobular neoplasia (LN), ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS), invasive ductal carcinoma (IDC) and infiltrative lobular carcinoma (ILC)...
  33. doi request reprint Complications of percutaneous stereotactic vacuum assisted breast biopsy system utilizing radio frequency
    Wasim Al-Harethee
    Breast Unit, 1st Department of Propaedeutic Surgery, Hippokratio Hospital, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Radiol 82:623-6. 2013
    ..The purpose of the present prospective study is to report and evaluate the complications of this new technique...
  34. doi request reprint HTERT MNS16A polymorphism in breast cancer: a case-control study
    Flora Zagouri
    Department of Clinical Therapeutics, Alexandra Hospital, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Mol Biol Rep 39:10859-63. 2012
    ..Further, larger studies from other countries and subjects seem to be needed as this novel polymorphism is being examined in depth...
  35. doi request reprint Caspase 9 promoter polymorphisms confer increased susceptibility to breast cancer
    George E Theodoropoulos
    First Propaedeutic Surgical Department, School of Medicine, Hippocratio General Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Cancer Genet 205:508-12. 2012
    ..58-9.88, P = 0.004 for the TT genotype). The CASP9 promoter polymorphisms rs4645978 and rs4645981 are associated with BC susceptibility and suggest that CASP9 transcriptional regulation is an important factor during BC development...
  36. pmc Bilateral synchronous breast carcinomas followed by a metastasis to the gallbladder: a case report
    Flora Zagouri
    Breast Unit, 1st Department of Propaedeutic Surgery, Hippokratio Hospital, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Greece
    World J Surg Oncol 5:101. 2007
    ..Breast cancer is usually associated with metastases to lungs, bones and liver. Breast carcinoma metastasizing to the gallbladder is very rare...
  37. doi request reprint Comparison of molecular markers expression in vacuum-assisted biopsies and surgical specimens of human breast carcinomas
    Flora Zagouri
    Breast Unit, 1st Department of Propaedeutic Surgery, Hippokratio Hospital, University of Athens, Greece
    Pathol Res Pract 206:30-3. 2010
    ..VABB specimens provide an accurate immunohistochemical assessment of molecular markers. However, bioptical-surgical discrepancies persisted even in this context of a larger quantity of tissue removed...
  38. ncbi request reprint Prophylactic mastectomy: an appraisal
    Flora Zagouri
    Breast Unit, 1st Department of Propaedeutic Surgery, Hippokratio Hospital, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Am Surg 79:205-12. 2013
    ..This review examines key issues regarding prophylactic mastectomy: the selection of patients, its effectiveness, its limitations, convergence/divergence in existing guidelines, and future perspectives...
  39. doi request reprint Downgrading BIRADS 3 to BIRADS 2 category using a computer-aided microcalcification analysis and risk assessment system for early breast cancer
    Georgia Giannakopoulou
    Breast Unit, 1st Department of Propaedeutic Surgery, Hippokratio Hospital, School of Medicine, University of Athens, 114, Vas Sofias Avenue, 11527 Athens, Greece
    Comput Biol Med 40:853-9. 2010
    ..Finally, the system characterized as definitely benign (BIRADS 2) 29/88 benign lesions, previously assigned to BIRADS 3, and thus achieved a reduction of 33% in unnecessary biopsies...
  40. doi request reprint Breast cancer in women aged 25 years and younger
    Constantine Dimitrakakis
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Alexandra Hospital, Medical School, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Obstet Gynecol 121:1235-40. 2013
    ..To evaluate breast cancer characteristics in women aged 25 years and younger...
  41. doi request reprint Circulating levels of endothelin-1 (ET-1) and its precursor (Big ET-1) in breast cancer early diagnosis
    Vasileios Kalles
    Breast Unit, 1st Department of Propaedeutic Surgery, Hippokratio Hospital, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Tumour Biol 33:1231-6. 2012
    ..01). Plasma Big ET-1 may provide a useful tool for the early detection of invasive or noninvasive ductal breast cancer. The utilization of such a diagnostic tool would greatly assist in the modern management of breast cancer...
  42. ncbi request reprint The effect of U-74389G on pancreas ischemia-reperfusion injury in a swine model
    Dimosthenis T Chrysikos
    1st Department of Propaedeutic Surgery, Hippokratio Hospital, University of Athens, School of Medicine, Athens, Greece Electronic address
    J Surg Res 187:450-7. 2014
    ..The aim of our study was to evaluate the therapeutic potential of 21-aminosteroid U-74389G in pancreatic injury after ischemia and reperfusion of the organ in a swine model...
  43. ncbi request reprint Effect of breast cancer adjuvant therapies on potential biomarkers of pulmonary inflammation
    Maria Piperis
    DEPARTMENT OF RADIOTHERAPEUTICS, St Savvas Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Anticancer Res 32:4993-5002. 2012
    ....
  44. doi request reprint Toll-like receptors gene polymorphisms may confer increased susceptibility to breast cancer development
    George E Theodoropoulos
    First Propaedeutic Surgical Dept, School of Medicine, Hippocratio General Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Breast 21:534-8. 2012
    ..The -174 to -196del of TLR2 gene and Asp299Gly of TLR4 gene polymorphisms may confer an increased susceptibility to breast cancer development...
  45. doi request reprint Serum MMPs and TIMPs: may be predictors of breast carcinogenesis?
    Flora Zagouri
    Breast Unit, 1st Department of Propaedeutic Surgery, Hippokratio Hospital, University of Athens, Greece
    Clin Chim Acta 412:537-40. 2011
    ....
  46. pmc Breast ductal endoscopy: how many procedures qualify?
    Flora Zagouri
    Breast Unit, 1st Department of Propaedeutic Surgery, Hippokratio Hospital, University of Athens 114, Vas Sofias Ave, Athens 116 27, Greece
    BMC Res Notes 2:115. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study is to determine the point (number of procedures during training) beyond which ductal endoscopy is successfully performed...
  47. pmc Mucinous tubular and spindle cell carcinoma of the kidney: a case report
    Dimosthenis Chrysikos
    1st Department of Propaedeutic Surgery, Hippokratio Hospital, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Case Rep Oncol 5:347-53. 2012
    ..Although there are small series of this clinical entity in the literature, its histogenetic origin or line of differentiation remains unclear...
  48. ncbi request reprint Soluble human leukocyte antigen-G expression in patients with ductal and lobular breast malignancy
    Xeni Provatopoulou
    Research Center, Hellenic Anticancer Institute, 11 Valtetsiou St, Athens 10680, Greece
    Anticancer Res 32:1021-6. 2012
    ..Human leukocyte antigen-G (HLA-G) has been closely associated with diagnosis and prognosis in many types of human cancer. The current study aims to investigate soluble (s) HLA-G expression in patients with breast malignancy...
  49. doi request reprint Lobular breast cancer in men: case report and review of the literature
    Theodoros Mariolis-Sapsakos
    Breast Unit, 1st Propaedeutic Surgical Dept, University of Athens, Hippocration General Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Onkologie 33:698-700. 2010
    ..Lobular breast cancer in men is an extremely infrequent occurrence due to the lack of lobules and acini in the male breast. Such a rare case is described here...
  50. pmc Health-related quality of life in vacuum-assisted breast biopsy: short-term effects, long-term effects and predictors
    Philip J Domeyer
    Breast Unit, First Department of Propaedeutic Surgery, Hippokratio Hospital, Medical School, University of Athens, 108 Vas Sofias Ave, Athens 11527, Greece
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 8:11. 2010
    ....
  51. ncbi request reprint Immunohistochemical expression of estrogen receptors alpha and beta in lobular neoplasia
    Aphrodite Nonni
    1st Department of Pathology, Medical School, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Virchows Arch 451:893-7. 2007
    ..5044, p = 0.001). In conclusion, upregulation of ER-alpha and downregulation of ER-beta may represent two discrete molecular events in LN pathogenesis. Of notice, a mutually limiting interaction may exist between the two events...
  52. doi request reprint The current status of positron emission mammography in breast cancer diagnosis
    Vasileios Kalles
    Breast Unit, 1st Propaedeutic Surgical Clinic, Hippocratio General Hospital, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Breast Cancer 20:123-30. 2013
    ..The results from recent studies summarized in this review indicate that PEM may prove to be a useful first-line diagnostic tool, although further evaluation and improvement are required...
  53. doi request reprint The impact of the stromal cell-derived factor-1-3'A and E-selectin S128R polymorphisms on breast cancer
    Panagiota Kontogianni
    First Propaedeutic Surgical Department, Hippocration University Hospital, 7 Semitelou Street, 11528 Athens, Greece
    Mol Biol Rep 40:43-50. 2013
    ..Overall, our findings support that the SDF-1-3'A confers increased susceptibility to breast cancer and that the E-selectin S128R CC genotype may be related to poorer prognosis. Investigation in bigger cohorts of patients is warranted...
  54. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic repair of giant paraesophageal hernia with synthetic mesh: 45 consecutive cases
    George Stavropoulos
    Hygeia Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Am Surg 78:432-5. 2012
    ..The use of a mesh seems to be effective in the treatment of large hernias. It appears to offer the benefit of a shorter hospital stay and a quicker recovery...
  55. doi request reprint Analysis of E-Selectin S128R gene polymorphism in pancreatic cancer
    George S Panoussopoulos
    First Propaedeutic Surgical Department, Hippocration University Hospital, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    J Surg Oncol 102:604-7. 2010
    ..No evidence exist on the role of E-selectin polymorphism in pancreatic cancer...
  56. pmc Precursors and preinvasive lesions of the breast: the role of molecular prognostic markers in the diagnostic and therapeutic dilemma
    Flora Zagouri
    Breast Unit, 1st Department of Propaedeutic Surgery, Hippokratio Hospital, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    World J Surg Oncol 5:57. 2007
    ..This knowledge has the potential to be of importance in the therapeutic decisions presenting in the common clinical practice...
  57. pmc Transanal polypectomy using single incision laparoscopic instruments
    Dimitrios Dardamanis
    Dimitrios Dardamanis, Dimitrios Theodorou, George Theodoropoulos, Andreas Larentzakis, Maria Natoudi, Georgia Doulami, Haridimos Markogiannakis, Stylianos Katsaragakis, George C Zografos, First Department of Propaedeutic Surgery, Athens Medical School, University of Athens, Hippocration Hospital, Vasilissis Sofias 114 Avenue, Athens 11527, Greece
    World J Gastrointest Surg 3:56-8. 2011
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  58. doi request reprint Predictive value of procalcitonin for bowel ischemia and necrosis in bowel obstruction
    Haridimos Markogiannakis
    1st Department of Propaedeutic Surgery, Hippokrateion Hospital, Athens Medical School, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Surgery 149:394-403. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the value of procalcitonin for early diagnosis of intestinal ischemia and necrosis in acute bowel obstruction...
  59. ncbi request reprint Chronic cholecystitis in elderly patients. Correlation of the severity of inflammation with the number and size of the stones
    Philip J Domeyer
    First Propaedeutic Surgical Clinic, Hippokration Hospital, Medical School, University of Athens, Greece
    In Vivo 22:269-72. 2008
    ..corrected] The present study focused on cholecystectomized elderly patients and aimed to investigate whether inflammation in the gallbladder wall was associated with the number and size of gallstones, as well as the patients' age...
  60. pmc Management of incidental left-sided gallbladder
    George C Zografos
    First Department of Propaedeutic Surgery, Hippocrateion Hospital, Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece
    JSLS 13:273-5. 2009
    ..We report on a case of left-sided gallbladder discovered incidentally during laparoscopic cholecystectomy, and we discuss the different forms of this anatomic anomaly and its surgical relevance...
  61. ncbi request reprint Localization of nonpalpable breast lesions using hook-wire combined with isosulfan blue dye
    George C Zografos
    First Department of Propaedeutic Surgery, Athens University, Athens, Greece
    J Surg Oncol 82:73-4. 2003
  62. ncbi request reprint Adhesion formation and intraperitoneal catheters: histologic findings in a rat model
    George C Zografos
    1st Propaedeutic Surgical Clinic, University of Athens, Hippokrateio Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Fertil Steril 83:516-8. 2005
    ..6), and the polyurethane group (6.8). Thus, polyurethane causes the least adhesion development and can be used more extensively for the construction of catheters for intraperitoneal use...
  63. doi request reprint Is antibiotic use a risk factor for breast cancer? A meta-analysis
    Theodoros N Sergentanis
    1st Department of Propaedeutic Surgery, Breast Unit, Hippokratio Hospital, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 19:1101-7. 2010
    ..This meta-analysis aims to examine whether antibiotic use is associated with breast cancer risk presenting two analyses: one on antibiotic ever-use and one on the number of antibiotic prescriptions...
  64. ncbi request reprint Spontaneous rupture of the colon sigmoid following spontaneous recurrent pneumothorax in a patient with Marfan syndrome
    Ilias A Kouerinis
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Evangelismos Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Med Sci Monit 12:CS21-3. 2006
    ..Among the several pulmonary manifestations, spontaneous pneumothorax is observed in about 5% of patients expressing one of the above syndromes...
  65. doi request reprint Macular oedema due to letrozole: a first case report
    Marilita M Moschos
    Electrophysiology Laboratory, 1st Department of Ophthalmology, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Clin Exp Optom 95:646-50. 2012
    ..05 ml/0.5 mg ranibizumab. One month later, VA in the right eye was 6/9 and macular oedema had apparently improved. This is the first reported case of letrozole-associated macular oedema treated with intravitreal ranibizumab...
  66. doi request reprint Effects of lazaroids on intestinal ischemia and reperfusion injury in experimental models
    Ioannis I Flessas
    1st Department of Propaedeutic Surgery, Hippokratio Hospital, University of Athens, Attikis, Athens, Greece
    J Surg Res 166:265-74. 2011
    ....
  67. ncbi request reprint Modified radical mastectomy with axillary dissection using the electrothermal bipolar vessel sealing system
    Andreas Manouras
    First Department of Propaedeutic Surgery, Hippokrateion Hospital, Athens Medical School, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Arch Surg 143:575-80; discussion 581. 2008
    ..The use of the electrothermal bipolar vessel sealing system is feasible, safe, and effective in modified radical mastectomy with axillary dissection in terms of lymph vessel sealing, hemostasis, and perioperative complications...
  68. doi request reprint Association between p53 Arg72Pro polymorphism and colorectal cancer risk: a meta-analysis
    Konstantinos P Economopoulos
    Society of Junior Doctors, Athens, Greece
    Onkologie 33:666-74. 2010
    ..This meta-analysis on case-control studies aims to examine whether the p53 Arg72Pro polymorphism is associated with colorectal cancer risk, addressing also whether the effect of the polymorphism is modified by race...
  69. ncbi request reprint Sigmoid schwannoma: a rare case
    Constantine I Fotiadis
    Third Department of Propaudeutic Surgery, University of Athens, Sotiria Hospital, Athens, Greece
    World J Gastroenterol 11:5079-81. 2005
    ..In the present study, we report a rare case of a sigmoid schwannoma, which was successfully treated in our department and reviewed the literature...
  70. ncbi request reprint The effect of nitric oxide synthases inhibitors on inflammatory bowel disease in a rat model
    Charalambos J Pilichos
    Third Department of Propeudeutic Surgery, University of Athens, Sotiria Hospital, Athens, Greece
    In Vivo 18:513-6. 2004
    ....
  71. doi request reprint Needle tract seeding after vacuum-assisted breast biopsy
    N V Michalopoulos
    Breast Unit, First Department of Propaedeutic Surgery, Hippokratio Hospital, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Acta Radiol 49:267-70. 2008
    ..A matter of substantial concern regarding all needle biopsy techniques is seeding along the biopsy needle tract...
  72. ncbi request reprint Cavity restoration following breast conservation surgery
    George C Zografos
    First Department of Propedeutic Surgery of Athens Medical School, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    J Surg Oncol 79:72. 2002
  73. ncbi request reprint Imprint cytology of vacuum-assisted breast biopsy specimens: a rapid diagnostic tool in non-palpable solid lesions
    V Oikonomou
    Department of Cytology, Hippokratio Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Cytopathology 19:311-5. 2008
    ..This study aims to assess the validity of imprint cytology for the pre-operative diagnosis of non-palpable mammographic solid lesions excised by vacuum-assisted breast biopsy (VABB)...
  74. ncbi request reprint Atypical ductal hyperplasia: a way to minimize underestimation in vacuum-assisted breast biopsy?
    George C Zografos
    Breast 17:6. 2008
  75. doi request reprint Lobular neoplasia in vacuum-assisted breast biopsy: extended protocols and underestimation
    George C Zografos
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 190:W272. 2008
  76. ncbi request reprint Predictors of pain during open breast biopsy under local anesthesia: is there such a thing?
    George C Zografos
    Pain Pract 8:151. 2008
  77. ncbi request reprint Open breast biopsy under local anesthesia: a well-tolerated method
    George C Zografos
    Pain Pract 7:288-9. 2007
  78. ncbi request reprint Serum interleukin-1 in mastalgia
    Antonia Gounaris
    Pain Pract 7:372. 2007
  79. ncbi request reprint Vacuum-assisted breast biopsy: A role also on palpable lesions?
    Flora Zagouri
    Med Hypotheses 70:198-9. 2008
  80. doi request reprint Lesions too close to the chest wall: a relative contraindication for vacuum-assisted breast biopsy
    Flora Zagouri
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 190:W270. 2008