Vangelis G Alexiou

Summary

Affiliation: Alfa Institute of Biomedical Sciences
Country: Greece

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Technology-assisted versus clamp-crush liver resection: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Vangelis G Alexiou
    Alfa Institute of Biomedical Sciences AIBS, Athens, Greece
    Surg Innov 20:414-28. 2013
  2. pmc E-meducation.org: an open access medical education web portal
    Vangelis G Alexiou
    Alfa Institute of Biomedical Sciences AIBS, Athens, Greece
    BMC Med Educ 8:6. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Modern technology-assisted vs conventional tonsillectomy: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Vangelis G Alexiou
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Northampton General Hospital, England
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 137:558-70. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Gentamicin collagen sponges for the prevention of sternal wound infection: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Michael N Mavros
    Alfa Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Athens, Greece
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 144:1235-40. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Antimicrobial prophylaxis in surgery: an international survey
    Vangelis G Alexiou
    Alfa Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Athens, Greece
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 11:343-8. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Impact of patient position on the incidence of ventilator-associated pneumonia: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Vangelis G Alexiou
    Alfa Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Athens, Greece
    J Crit Care 24:515-22. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Risk factors for mesh-related infections after hernia repair surgery: a meta-analysis of cohort studies
    Michael N Mavros
    Alfa Institute of Biomedical Sciences AIBS, 9 Neapoleos Street, 151 23, Marousi, Athens, Greece
    World J Surg 35:2389-98. 2011
  8. pmc Understanding of statistical terms routinely used in meta-analyses: an international survey among researchers
    Michael N Mavros
    Alfa Institute of Biomedical Sciences AIBS, Athens, Greece
    PLoS ONE 8:e47229. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Adhesive strips for the closure of surgical incisional sites: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Ioannis D Gkegkes
    Alfa Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Athens, Greece
    Surg Innov 19:145-55. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Colistin therapy for microbiologically documented multidrug-resistant Gram-negative bacterial infections: a retrospective cohort study of 258 patients
    Matthew E Falagas
    Alfa Institute of Biomedical Sciences AIBS, 9 Neapoleos Street, 15 123 Marousi, Athens, Greece
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 35:194-9. 2010

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  1. doi request reprint Technology-assisted versus clamp-crush liver resection: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Vangelis G Alexiou
    Alfa Institute of Biomedical Sciences AIBS, Athens, Greece
    Surg Innov 20:414-28. 2013
    ..To review the published evidence on technology-assisted liver resection regarding operative time, intraoperative bleeding, mortality, hospital stay, postoperative bile leak, and other outcomes...
  2. pmc E-meducation.org: an open access medical education web portal
    Vangelis G Alexiou
    Alfa Institute of Biomedical Sciences AIBS, Athens, Greece
    BMC Med Educ 8:6. 2008
    ..We sought to provide the world medical community with a web portal that may be used as a clearinghouse providing the outlet for dissemination of high quality WWW educational products...
  3. doi request reprint Modern technology-assisted vs conventional tonsillectomy: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Vangelis G Alexiou
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Northampton General Hospital, England
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 137:558-70. 2011
    ..To systematically review evidence regarding modern technology-assisted tonsillectomy pertaining to operative time, intraoperative and postoperative bleeding, postoperative pain, and other outcomes...
  4. doi request reprint Gentamicin collagen sponges for the prevention of sternal wound infection: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Michael N Mavros
    Alfa Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Athens, Greece
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 144:1235-40. 2012
    ..The study objective was to determine whether the application of gentamicin collagen sponges reduces sternal wound infections in patients undergoing cardiac surgery...
  5. doi request reprint Antimicrobial prophylaxis in surgery: an international survey
    Vangelis G Alexiou
    Alfa Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Athens, Greece
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 11:343-8. 2010
    ..We investigated current clinical practice of antimicrobial prophylaxis (AMP) in surgery...
  6. doi request reprint Impact of patient position on the incidence of ventilator-associated pneumonia: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Vangelis G Alexiou
    Alfa Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Athens, Greece
    J Crit Care 24:515-22. 2009
    ..The aim of this study is to summarize the effect of position (prone and semirecumbent 45 degrees ) of mechanically ventilated patients on the incidence of ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) and other outcomes...
  7. doi request reprint Risk factors for mesh-related infections after hernia repair surgery: a meta-analysis of cohort studies
    Michael N Mavros
    Alfa Institute of Biomedical Sciences AIBS, 9 Neapoleos Street, 151 23, Marousi, Athens, Greece
    World J Surg 35:2389-98. 2011
    ..The heterogeneity of the available evidence should be taken under consideration. Prospective studies with a meticulous follow-up are warranted to further investigate mesh-related infections...
  8. pmc Understanding of statistical terms routinely used in meta-analyses: an international survey among researchers
    Michael N Mavros
    Alfa Institute of Biomedical Sciences AIBS, Athens, Greece
    PLoS ONE 8:e47229. 2013
    ..Biomedical literature is increasingly enriched with literature reviews and meta-analyses. We sought to assess the understanding of statistical terms routinely used in such studies, among researchers...
  9. doi request reprint Adhesive strips for the closure of surgical incisional sites: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Ioannis D Gkegkes
    Alfa Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Athens, Greece
    Surg Innov 19:145-55. 2012
    ..Study design. Systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials (RCTs)...
  10. doi request reprint Colistin therapy for microbiologically documented multidrug-resistant Gram-negative bacterial infections: a retrospective cohort study of 258 patients
    Matthew E Falagas
    Alfa Institute of Biomedical Sciences AIBS, 9 Neapoleos Street, 15 123 Marousi, Athens, Greece
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 35:194-9. 2010
    ..The findings of the largest cohort study to date on i.v. colistin show that colistin is a valuable antibiotic with acceptable nephrotoxicity and considerable effectiveness that depends on the daily dosage and infection site...
  11. doi request reprint Do changes in antimicrobial resistance necessitate reconsideration of surgical antimicrobial prophylaxis strategies?
    Matthew E Falagas
    Alfa Institute of Biomedical Sciences AIBS, Athens, Greece
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 10:557-62. 2009
    ..The potential need for re-evaluation of guidelines on surgical antimicrobial prophylaxis (AMP) in an era of advancing antimicrobial resistance is a matter of a considerable controversy...
  12. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for mortality in patients with emphysematous pyelonephritis: a meta-analysis
    Matthew E Falagas
    Alfa Institute of Biomedical Sciences AIBS, Athens, Greece
    J Urol 178:880-5; quiz 1129. 2007
    ..We identified the factors associated with mortality in patients with emphysematous pyelonephritis and estimated the magnitude of the associations...
  13. doi request reprint At what age do biomedical scientists do their best work?
    Matthew E Falagas
    Alfa Institute of Biomedical Sciences, 9 Neapoleos St, 151 23 Marousi, Athens, Greece
    FASEB J 22:4067-70. 2008
    ..In conclusion, high-quality scientific productivity in the biomedical fields as a function of investigator's age plots an inverted U-shaped curve, in which significant decreases take place from around 40 yr of age and beyond...
  14. ncbi request reprint Antimicrobial resistance of Esherichia coli urinary isolates from primary care patients in Greece
    Matthew E Falagas
    Alfa Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Athens, Greece
    Med Sci Monit 14:CR75-79. 2008
    ..A retrospective analysis of microbiological data of the antimicrobial susceptibility of Escherichia coli urinary isolates from primary care patients in Greece was performed here...
  15. doi request reprint Article and journal impact factor in various scientific fields
    Matthew E Falagas
    Alfa Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Marousi, Greece
    Am J Med Sci 335:188-91. 2008
    ..with data to answer the following simple question: What proportion of publications in the various scientific fields is published in journals with impact factor above the median and mean values of the distribution of journal impact factor?..
  16. pmc Patients' perception of quality of pre-operative informed consent in athens, Greece: a pilot study
    Matthew E Falagas
    Alfa Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Athens, Greece
    PLoS ONE 4:e8073. 2009
    ..We sought to perform a study to record and evaluate patients' views of the way surgeons communicate informed consent (IC) in Greece...
  17. doi request reprint Treatment and Prognosis for Patients With Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
    Michael N Mavros
    Department of Surgery, Medstar Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC2Department of Surgery, Alfa Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Marousi, Athens, Greece3Society of Junior Doctors, Athens, Greece
    JAMA Surg 149:565-74. 2014
    ..Data on outcomes following surgical management of intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma (ICC) are limited. The incidence of ICC is increasing and it has a poor prognosis. No consensus has been reached regarding the optimal treatment modalities...
  18. doi request reprint Medical training in Greece: A crisis in progress
    Gregory C Makris
    Alfa Institute of Biomedical Sciences AIBS, Athens, Greece
    Postgrad Med 127:591-9. 2015
    ..We sought to evaluate the opinions of medical students and graduates regarding the quality of medical education in Greece...
  19. pmc Epidemiology of constipation in Europe and Oceania: a systematic review
    George Peppas
    Alfa Institute of Biomedical Sciences AIBS, Athens, Greece
    BMC Gastroenterol 8:5. 2008
    ..We aimed to review the literature regarding the epidemiology of constipation in Europe and Oceania and the associated prevalence/risk factors...
  20. doi request reprint Matching criteria in case-control studies in the field of antimicrobial resistance
    Matthew E Falagas
    Alfa Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Athens, Greece
    Microb Drug Resist 14:171-82. 2008
    ..We evaluated the available evidence from case-control studies in the field of antimicrobial resistance to identify the degree that matching was performed and the criteria used to do so...
  21. doi request reprint The top-ten in journal impact factor manipulation
    Matthew E Falagas
    Alfa Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Athens, Greece
    Arch Immunol Ther Exp (Warsz) 56:223-6. 2008
    ..Editors and publishers should strive for quality through fair and thoughtful selection of papers forwarded for peer review and editorial comments that enhance the quality and scientific accuracy of a manuscript...
  22. doi request reprint Bowel cleansing before bowel surgery: major discordance between evidence and practice
    George Peppas
    Alfa Institute of Biomedical Sciences AIBS, Athens, Greece
    J Gastrointest Surg 12:919-20. 2008
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  23. ncbi request reprint Mortality and morbidity of HIV infected patients receiving HAART: a cohort study
    George Panos
    HIV Unit, 1st IKA Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Curr HIV Res 6:257-60. 2008
    ..Our data from the studied cohort adds to the relevant literature regarding the dramatic reduction of morbidity and mortality that occurred after the availability of HAART...
  24. doi request reprint World Wide Web resources on prevention and treatment of postoperative infections
    Eirinaios Karamanis
    Am J Surg 196:307-10. 2008
    ..This article is a compilation of web sites that provide high-quality educational information on the prevention and treatment of postoperative infections...