Petros V Vlastarakos

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  1. doi request reprint Cochlear implantation under the first year of age--the outcomes. A critical systematic review and meta-analysis
    Petros V Vlastarakos
    ENT Dept, Lister Hospital, Coreys Mill Lane, Stevenage, Hertfordshire SG1 4AB, United Kingdom
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 74:119-26. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint Variation among pre-surgical CT assessments of chronic otitis media
    P V Vlastarakos
    ENT Department, Lister Hospital, Stevenage, UK
    B-ENT 9:9-16. 2013
  3. pmc Propranolol is an effective treatment for airway haemangiomas: a critical analysis and meta-analysis of published interventional studies
    P V Vlastarakos
    ENT Deptartment, Lister Hospital, Stevenage, UK
    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital 32:213-21. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Quantifying the bystander-effect of 2.5G mobile telephones on the speech perception of digital hearing aid users
    P V Vlastarakos
    ENT Department, Lister Hospital, UK
    B-ENT 8:95-101. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Grommets in otitis media with effusion: the most frequent operation in children. But is it associated with significant complications?
    Petros V Vlastarakos
    Ear, Nose and Throat Department, Hippokrateion General Hospital of Athens, 114 Vas Sofias Ave, Athens, 11527, Greece
    Eur J Pediatr 166:385-91. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Diagnostic challenges and safety considerations in cochlear implantation under the age of 12 months
    Petros V Vlastarakos
    ENT Dept, Lister Hospital, Coreys Mill Lane, SG1 4AB Stevenage, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 74:127-32. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Cochlear implantation update: contemporary preoperative imaging and future prospects - the dual modality approach as a standard of care
    Petros V Vlastarakos
    Lister Hospital, Coreys Mill Lane, Stevenage, SG1 4AB, UK
    Expert Rev Med Devices 7:555-67. 2010
  8. doi request reprint CT scan versus surgery: how reliable is the preoperative radiological assessment in patients with chronic otitis media?
    Petros V Vlastarakos
    ENT Department, Lister Hospital, Coreys Mill Lane, Stevenage, Hertfordshire SG1 4AB, UK
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 269:81-6. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Are intra-tympanically administered steroids effective in patients with sudden deafness? Implications for current clinical practice
    Petros V Vlastarakos
    ENT Department, Lister Hospital, 33 Wetherby Close, SG1 5RX, Stevenage, Hertfordshire, UK
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 269:363-80. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Efficacy assessment and complications of surgical management for superior semicircular canal dehiscence: a meta-analysis of published interventional studies
    Petros V Vlastarakos
    ENT Department, Hippokrateion General Hospital of Athens, 114 Vas Sofias Av, 11527 Athens, Greece
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 266:177-86. 2009

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  1. doi request reprint Cochlear implantation under the first year of age--the outcomes. A critical systematic review and meta-analysis
    Petros V Vlastarakos
    ENT Dept, Lister Hospital, Coreys Mill Lane, Stevenage, Hertfordshire SG1 4AB, United Kingdom
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 74:119-26. 2010
    ..To review the current knowledge on cochlear implantation in infancy, regarding auditory perception/speech production outcomes...
  2. ncbi request reprint Variation among pre-surgical CT assessments of chronic otitis media
    P V Vlastarakos
    ENT Department, Lister Hospital, Stevenage, UK
    B-ENT 9:9-16. 2013
    ....
  3. pmc Propranolol is an effective treatment for airway haemangiomas: a critical analysis and meta-analysis of published interventional studies
    P V Vlastarakos
    ENT Deptartment, Lister Hospital, Stevenage, UK
    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital 32:213-21. 2012
    ..Children should remain on propranolol until the haemangioma enters the phase of involution. Active parental monitoring is essential to ensure treatment safety...
  4. ncbi request reprint Quantifying the bystander-effect of 2.5G mobile telephones on the speech perception of digital hearing aid users
    P V Vlastarakos
    ENT Department, Lister Hospital, UK
    B-ENT 8:95-101. 2012
    ..5G mobile telephones (2.5G-MTs) on the speech perception of digital hearing-aid (dHA) users. Differences in the susceptibility of behind-the-ear (BTE) compared to in-to-the-ear (ITE) dHAs were also assessed...
  5. ncbi request reprint Grommets in otitis media with effusion: the most frequent operation in children. But is it associated with significant complications?
    Petros V Vlastarakos
    Ear, Nose and Throat Department, Hippokrateion General Hospital of Athens, 114 Vas Sofias Ave, Athens, 11527, Greece
    Eur J Pediatr 166:385-91. 2007
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Diagnostic challenges and safety considerations in cochlear implantation under the age of 12 months
    Petros V Vlastarakos
    ENT Dept, Lister Hospital, Coreys Mill Lane, SG1 4AB Stevenage, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 74:127-32. 2010
    ..To review the current knowledge on cochlear implantation in infancy, regarding diagnostic, surgical and anesthetic challenges...
  7. doi request reprint Cochlear implantation update: contemporary preoperative imaging and future prospects - the dual modality approach as a standard of care
    Petros V Vlastarakos
    Lister Hospital, Coreys Mill Lane, Stevenage, SG1 4AB, UK
    Expert Rev Med Devices 7:555-67. 2010
    ....
  8. doi request reprint CT scan versus surgery: how reliable is the preoperative radiological assessment in patients with chronic otitis media?
    Petros V Vlastarakos
    ENT Department, Lister Hospital, Coreys Mill Lane, Stevenage, Hertfordshire SG1 4AB, UK
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 269:81-6. 2012
    ..EBM level: 2c...
  9. doi request reprint Are intra-tympanically administered steroids effective in patients with sudden deafness? Implications for current clinical practice
    Petros V Vlastarakos
    ENT Department, Lister Hospital, 33 Wetherby Close, SG1 5RX, Stevenage, Hertfordshire, UK
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 269:363-80. 2012
    ..The observation that they seem effective both as primary and salvage treatment modalities with a very low complication rate may have serious implications for current clinical practice...
  10. doi request reprint Efficacy assessment and complications of surgical management for superior semicircular canal dehiscence: a meta-analysis of published interventional studies
    Petros V Vlastarakos
    ENT Department, Hippokrateion General Hospital of Athens, 114 Vas Sofias Av, 11527 Athens, Greece
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 266:177-86. 2009
    ..Consensus regarding strict follow-up criteria and objective assessment of success is necessary before larger scale operations can be implemented in clinical practice...
  11. ncbi request reprint Novel approaches to treating sensorineural hearing loss. Auditory genetics and necessary factors for stem cell transplant
    Petros V Vlastarakos
    ENT Depertment, Hippokrateion General Hospital of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Med Sci Monit 14:RA114-25. 2008
    ..Evidence concerning development, maintenance, and regeneration of hair cells is still at an embryonic stage. Combined data, as attempted in the present study, will lead to a more successful management of deafness...
  12. ncbi request reprint Biofilms in ear, nose, and throat infections: how important are they?
    Petros V Vlastarakos
    ENT Department, Hippokrateion General Hospital of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Laryngoscope 117:668-73. 2007
    ..The aim of this paper is to review the literature on ENT diseases that can be attributed to biofilm formation and to discuss options for future treatment...
  13. ncbi request reprint The interdisciplinary model of hospital administration: do health professionals and managers look at it in the same way?
    Petros V Vlastarakos
    Registrar, ENT Department, Hippokrateion General Hospital of Athens, Greece
    Eur J Public Health 18:71-6. 2008
    ..To assess health practitioners' views on the issue of hospital administration and explore possible conflicts...
  14. ncbi request reprint Treating common ear problems in pregnancy: what is safe?
    Petros V Vlastarakos
    ENT Department, Hippokrateion General Hospital of Athens, 114 Vas Sofias Av, Athens, Greece
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 265:139-45. 2008
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  15. doi request reprint Treating common problems of the nose and throat in pregnancy: what is safe?
    Petros V Vlastarakos
    ENT Department, Hippokrateion General Hospital of Athens, 29 Dardanellion str, Glyfada Athens, 16562 Athens, Greece
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 265:499-508. 2008
    ..Knowledge update is necessary to avoid unjustified hesitations and provide appropriate counselling and treatment for pregnant women...
  16. doi request reprint Auditory neuropathy: endocochlear lesion or temporal processing impairment? Implications for diagnosis and management
    Petros V Vlastarakos
    ENT Department, Hippokrateion General Hospital of Athens, 114 Vas Sofias Avenue, Athens, 11527, Athens, Greece
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 72:1135-50. 2008
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  17. doi request reprint Sensory cell regeneration and stem cells: what we have already achieved in the management of deafness
    Petros V Vlastarakos
    ENT Department, Hippokrateion General Hospital of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Otol Neurotol 29:758-68. 2008
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  18. doi request reprint Cochlear implantation in atelectasis and chronic otitis media: long-term follow-up
    John Xenellis
    ENT Department, Athens University, Ippokratio, Greece
    Otol Neurotol 29:499-501. 2008
    ..To report the long-term results of cochlear implantation in cases with chronic otitis media or atelectasis using a single surgical technique performed in a single cochlear implant center...
  19. doi request reprint Continuation of smoking after treatment of laryngeal cancer: an independent prognostic factor?
    Dimitrios Kikidis
    First ENT Department, Hippokrateion General Hospital, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    ORL J Otorhinolaryngol Relat Spec 74:250-4. 2012
    ..The aim of the study is to examine if continuation of smoking after treatment is an independent factor affecting the prognosis of laryngeal cancer...
  20. doi request reprint Congenital aural atresia reconstruction: a surgical procedure with a long history
    Leonidas Manolopoulos
    1st ENT Department, University of Athens Medical School, Hippocrateion General Hospital, Athens, Greece
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 63:774-81. 2010
    ..The aim of the present article is to approach the whole problem as one (pinna malformation and aural atresia) and present the history as well as the current approaches in reconstruction...
  21. doi request reprint Treating options for deaf children
    Thomas P Nikolopoulos
    ENT Dept, Atticon University Hospital of Athens, Greece
    Early Hum Dev 86:669-74. 2010
    ..The present paper aims to review the current knowledge on the available treatment options for deaf infants...
  22. doi request reprint Myofascial pain syndromes in the maxillofacial area: a common but underdiagnosed cause of head and neck pain
    Leonidas Manolopoulos
    ENT Department, Hippokrateion General Hospital of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 37:975-84. 2008
    ..There is a need for interdisciplinary teams of health professionals to achieve proper diagnosis, management and sustainable outcomes...
  23. doi request reprint Chronic otitis media in children: an evidence-based guide for diagnosis and management
    Nikolaos S Tsilis
    1Attikon University Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 52:795-802. 2013
    ..Conclusion: The treatment of choice in most cases of pediatric COM is surgery. Figure 1 proposes a detailed and easy-to-follow evidence-based algorithm with regard to the diagnosis and management of COM in children. ..
  24. doi request reprint Congenital and acquired developmental problems of the upper airway in newborns and infants
    Marie Lyons
    ENT Dept, Lister Hospital, Stevenage, UK
    Early Hum Dev 88:951-5. 2012
    ..To review the current knowledge on congenital and acquired developmental problems of the upper airway in newborns and infants...
  25. pmc Supracricoid hemilaryngopharyngectomy for selected pyriform sinus carcinoma patients--a retrospective chart review
    George X Papacharalampous
    A ENT Department, Athens University, Medical School, 114 Vass, Sophias av, 11527 Athens, Greece
    World J Surg Oncol 7:65. 2009
    ..The aim of this study is to assess the functional and oncologic results of supracricoid hemilaryngopharyngectomy and report our experience in the technique, local control and overall survival rates...