George Theodoropoulos

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Vascular endothelial growth factor and endoglin (CD-105) in gastric cancer
    Nikolaos I Nikiteas
    Second Propaideutic Surgical Department, Laikon University Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Gastric Cancer 10:12-7. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Quality of life after laparoscopic colectomy for cancer
    George E Theodoropoulos
    Colorectal Unit, First Department of Propaedeutic Surgery, Athens Medical School, 7 Semitelou Street, GR 11528 Athens, Greece
    JSLS 18:225-35. 2014
  3. ncbi request reprint Post-colectomy assessment of gastrointestinal function: a prospective study on colorectal cancer patients
    G E Theodoropoulos
    Colorectal Unit, 1st Department of Propaedeutic Surgery, Hippocration Hospital, University of Athens Medical School, 7 Semitelou Street, 11528, Athens, Greece
    Tech Coloproctol 17:525-36. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint Prospective evaluation of health-related quality of life after laparoscopic colectomy for cancer
    G E Theodoropoulos
    Colorectal Unit, 1st Department of Propaedeutic Surgery, Athens Medical School, 7 Semitelou Street, 11528, Athens, Greece
    Tech Coloproctol 17:27-38. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Rectoanal repair versus suture haemorrhoidopexy: a comparative study on suture mucopexy procedures for high-grade haemorrhoids
    G E Theodoropoulos
    1st Propaedeutic Department of Surgery, Athens Medical School, Hippocration General Hospital, 114 Vas Sofias Ave, 11527, Athens, Greece
    Tech Coloproctol 16:237-41. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Polymorphisms of caspase 8 and caspase 9 gene and colorectal cancer susceptibility and prognosis
    George E Theodoropoulos
    First Propaedeutic Surgical Department, Hippocration University Hospital, 7 Semitelou Street, 11528, Athens, Greece
    Int J Colorectal Dis 26:1113-8. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Stem cells in colon cancer. A new era in cancer theory begins
    Joanna Papailiou
    1st Department of Propaedeutic Surgery, Hippokratio Hospital, School of Medicine, University of Athens, 1527 Athens, Greece
    Int J Colorectal Dis 26:1-11. 2011
  8. 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
  9. doi request reprint Survivin -31G/C promoter polymorphism and sporadic colorectal cancer
    Maria Gazouli
    Department of Biology, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Greece, 11725, Athens, Greece
    Int J Colorectal Dis 24:145-50. 2009
  10. 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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Publications36

  1. ncbi request reprint Vascular endothelial growth factor and endoglin (CD-105) in gastric cancer
    Nikolaos I Nikiteas
    Second Propaideutic Surgical Department, Laikon University Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Gastric Cancer 10:12-7. 2007
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  2. ncbi request reprint Quality of life after laparoscopic colectomy for cancer
    George E Theodoropoulos
    Colorectal Unit, First Department of Propaedeutic Surgery, Athens Medical School, 7 Semitelou Street, GR 11528 Athens, Greece
    JSLS 18:225-35. 2014
    ..This review focuses on health-related quality-of-life (HRQoL) assessment questionnaires and the influence of various parameters on HRQoL at distinct time points after laparoscopic colectomy for cancer...
  3. ncbi request reprint Post-colectomy assessment of gastrointestinal function: a prospective study on colorectal cancer patients
    G E Theodoropoulos
    Colorectal Unit, 1st Department of Propaedeutic Surgery, Hippocration Hospital, University of Athens Medical School, 7 Semitelou Street, 11528, Athens, Greece
    Tech Coloproctol 17:525-36. 2013
    ..The aim of our study was to assess gastrointestinal function using validated health-related quality of life (HRQoL) questionnaires that are able to reliably quantify patients' symptoms...
  4. ncbi request reprint Prospective evaluation of health-related quality of life after laparoscopic colectomy for cancer
    G E Theodoropoulos
    Colorectal Unit, 1st Department of Propaedeutic Surgery, Athens Medical School, 7 Semitelou Street, 11528, Athens, Greece
    Tech Coloproctol 17:27-38. 2013
    ..The aim of the present study was to prospectively determine health-related quality of life (HRQoL) changes and affecting factors after elective laparoscopic colectomy for cancer...
  5. doi request reprint Rectoanal repair versus suture haemorrhoidopexy: a comparative study on suture mucopexy procedures for high-grade haemorrhoids
    G E Theodoropoulos
    1st Propaedeutic Department of Surgery, Athens Medical School, Hippocration General Hospital, 114 Vas Sofias Ave, 11527, Athens, Greece
    Tech Coloproctol 16:237-41. 2012
    ..A prominent external component may require minimal (muco-) cutaneous excision (MMCE) of protruding anoderm or minor cutaneous excision of skin tags...
  6. doi request reprint Polymorphisms of caspase 8 and caspase 9 gene and colorectal cancer susceptibility and prognosis
    George E Theodoropoulos
    First Propaedeutic Surgical Department, Hippocration University Hospital, 7 Semitelou Street, 11528, Athens, Greece
    Int J Colorectal Dis 26:1113-8. 2011
    ..Our aim was to investigate the association between CASP8 and CASP9 gene polymorphisms and colorectal cancer (CRC) susceptibility...
  7. doi request reprint Stem cells in colon cancer. A new era in cancer theory begins
    Joanna Papailiou
    1st Department of Propaedeutic Surgery, Hippokratio Hospital, School of Medicine, University of Athens, 1527 Athens, Greece
    Int J Colorectal Dis 26:1-11. 2011
    ..The inability to directly recognize cancer stem cells has led researchers to an attempt of distinguishing those using indirect markers...
  8. 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...
  9. doi request reprint Survivin -31G/C promoter polymorphism and sporadic colorectal cancer
    Maria Gazouli
    Department of Biology, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Greece, 11725, Athens, Greece
    Int J Colorectal Dis 24:145-50. 2009
    ..A common polymorphism at the survivin gene promoter (-31 G/C) has been shown to influence survivin expression and the risk for cancer...
  10. 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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  11. ncbi request reprint Relation between common polymorphisms in genes related to inflammatory response and colorectal cancer
    George Theodoropoulos
    1st Propaideutic Surgical Department, Hippocration University Hospital, University of Athens, Greece
    World J Gastroenterol 12:5037-43. 2006
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  12. ncbi request reprint Apoptosis and adenocarcinoma of the cardia: expression of p53, Bcl-2, Bcl-XL, WAF1, and fas proteins and association with characteristics of the tumors
    Konstantinos Vlachos
    14th Surgical Department, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Int Surg 93:145-54. 2008
    ..018), and WAF1 and p53 (P = 0.018). These proteins may contribute to the estimation of the properties of adenocarcinomas of the gastroesophageal junction, facilitating prognosis of cancer patients treated by multimode therapy...
  13. 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...
  14. ncbi request reprint Vascular endothelial growth factor polymorphisms in gastric cancer development, prognosis, and survival
    Nikolaos Tzanakis
    4th Surgical Department, Attikon Hospital, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    J Surg Oncol 94:624-30. 2006
    ..Angiogenesis plays an important role in growth, progression, and metastasis of tumors. Vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) overexpression has been associated with advanced stage and poor survival in several cancers...
  15. ncbi request reprint Esophageal squamous cell carcinomas and expression of p53, Bcl-2, and Bcl-X(L)
    Konstantinos Vlachos
    4th Surgical Department, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Int Surg 93:63-71. 2008
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  16. ncbi request reprint Association of the clock genes polymorphisms with colorectal cancer susceptibility
    Theodoros Karantanos
    First Department of Propaedeutic Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    J Surg Oncol 108:563-7. 2013
    ..The aim of our study was to investigate the association between polymorphisms in the CLOCK1, PER2, and PER3 genes with the colorectal cancer (CRC) susceptibility and clinicopathological variables...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. ncbi request reprint Circulating MicroRNA in inflammatory bowel disease
    Archanioti Paraskevi
    Laboratory of Biology, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    J Crohns Colitis 6:900-4. 2012
    ..We investigated the expression patterns of commonly deregulated miRNAs in Crohn's disease (CD) and ulcerative colitis (UC) in peripheral blood samples of inflammatory bowel disease patients...
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. doi request reprint Micro-RNAs as regulators and possible diagnostic bio-markers in inflammatory bowel disease
    Paraskevi Archanioti
    Department of Basic Medical Science, Laboratory of Biology, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Greece
    J Crohns Colitis 5:520-4. 2011
    ..This review focuses on micro-RNA alterations in IBD and their potential implication on immunologic deregulation...
  23. ncbi request reprint Assessment of JC polyoma virus in colon neoplasms
    George Theodoropoulos
    Propaideutic Surgical Department, Hippocration University Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Dis Colon Rectum 48:86-91. 2005
    ..Controversy arose when another research group did not confirm this association. The purpose of this study was to detect JC virus in a series of colon neoplasms from Greek patients...
  24. ncbi request reprint Serum IL-6, TNFalpha and CRP levels in Greek colorectal cancer patients: prognostic implications
    Nikolaos I Nikiteas
    2nd Propedeutic Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Athens 11527, Greece
    World J Gastroenterol 11:1639-43. 2005
    ..The significance of preoperative serum IL-6, TNFalpha and CRP levels in the progression of colorectal cancer (CRC) has not been fully elucidated. Our intention was to investigate their role and identify their prognostic significance...
  25. 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...
  26. doi request reprint Current advantages in the application of proteomics in inflammatory bowel disease
    Anna Vaiopoulou
    Department of Biology, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Michalakopoulou 176, 11527 Athens, Greece
    Dig Dis Sci 57:2755-64. 2012
    ..In this review, we analyze and report the current use of proteomic techniques to highlight biomarkers characterizing IBD, and different stages of disease activity. We also report the biomarkers and their potential clinical value...
  27. 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...
  28. ncbi request reprint Clock genes: their role in colorectal cancer
    Theodoros Karantanos
    Theodoros Karantanos, George Theodoropoulos, First Department of Propaedeutic Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Athens, 11725 Athens, Greece
    World J Gastroenterol 20:1986-92. 2014
    ..The implications of these molecules in DNA repair systems explain their involvement in the development of CRC but at the same time provide us with novel targets for modern therapeutic approaches for patients with advanced CRC...
  29. ncbi request reprint Association between mutations in the CARD15/NOD2 gene and colorectal cancer in a Greek population
    Ioannis Papaconstantinou
    1st Surgical Department, Laikon University Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Int J Cancer 114:433-5. 2005
    ..017). Patients with advanced stage tumors were more frequently carriers of at least 1 variant in the CARD15/NOD2 gene (p=0.009). Our results suggest that CARD2/NOD2 may be a genetic factor that predispose to sporadic colorectal cancer...
  30. ncbi request reprint Distant solitary skeletal muscle metastasis from papillary thyroid carcinoma
    Dimitris Panoussopoulos
    First Propaideutic Surgical Department, Athens Medical School, Hippocration University Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Int Surg 92:226-9. 2007
    ..Skeletal muscle metastasis from a differentiated thyroid carcinoma seems to be extremely rare, even for the follicular type of this cancer, well known for its hematogenous spread to various sites...
  31. doi request reprint The effect of synbiotics on acute radiation-induced diarrhea and its association with mucosal inflammatory and adaptive responses in rats
    Basileios G Spyropoulos
    1st Department of Propaedeutic Surgery, Hippokration Hospital, University of Athens School of Medicine, 114 Vasilissis Sofias Avenue, 11527, Athens, Greece
    Dig Dis Sci 58:2487-98. 2013
    ..These encouraging results were attributed to the restoration of the intestinal flora; however, there is lack of evidence if and how probiotics influence the underlying pathophysiological mechanisms...
  32. 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...
  33. 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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  34. pmc Undefined familial colorectal cancer
    Constantinos Pantelis Zambirinis
    Constantinos Pantelis Zambirinis, First Propaedeutic Surgical Department, Hippocration University Hospital, School of Medicine, University of Athens, 11527 Athens, Greece
    World J Gastrointest Oncol 1:12-20. 2009
    ....
  35. 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...
  36. ncbi request reprint Fas and WAF1 expression in esophageal squamous cell carcinomas
    Konstantinos Vlachos
    4th Surgical Department, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Int Surg 91:320-5. 2006
    ..Lesions showing high expression levels of WAF1 have a high degree of differentiation, but a sample that expresses WAF1 and belongs to the morphology I category probably has a medium degree of differentiation...