George C Babis

Summary

Affiliation: University of Athens
Country: Greece

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Avulsion fractures of the tibial tuberosity in adolescent athletes treated by internal fixation and tension band wiring
    Panayiotis A Nikiforidis
    1st Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology, University of Athens School of Medicine, K A T Hospital, 2 Nikis St, 14561 Kifissia, Athens, Greece
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 12:271-6. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Bone scaffolds: the role of mechanical stability and instrumentation
    George C Babis
    1st Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2 Nikis Street, 145 61 Kifissia, KAT Accident Hospital and Attikon University Hospital, University of Athens Medical School, Greece
    Injury 36:S38-44. 2005
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. ncbi request reprint Comparison of four reconstructive methods for diaphyseal defects of the humerus after tumor resection
    Vasileios I Sakellariou
    Athens University Medical School, Athens, Greece
    J Appl Biomech 28:568-78. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Effect of cementless acetabular component orientation, position, and containment in total hip arthroplasty for congenital hip disease
    George Georgiades
    Department Tripoli Hospital, and Department of Orthopedics, University of Athens Medical School, N Psychiko, 11525 Athens, Greece
    J Arthroplasty 25:1143-50. 2010
  7. doi request reprint COX-2 inhibitors for the prevention of heterotopic ossification after THA
    George I Vasileiadis
    First Department of Orthopedics, Athens University Medical School, Greece
    Orthopedics 34:467. 2011
  8. pmc High energy tibial plateau fractures treated with hybrid external fixation
    George C Babis
    A Orthopaedic Department University of Athens, Attikon University Hospital, Athens, Greece
    J Orthop Surg Res 6:35. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Risk factors for and complications of distraction osteogenesis
    Panagiotis Liantis
    First Department of Orthopaedics, Attikon University Hospital, Athens University Medical School, 41 Ventouri Street, 15562, Holargos, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Orthop Surg Traumatol 24:693-8. 2014
  10. ncbi request reprint Osseointegration of cobalt-chrome alloy implants
    Andreas F Mavrogenis
    First Department of Orthopaedics, Athens University Medical School, Athens, Greece
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 21:349-58. 2011

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  1. ncbi request reprint Avulsion fractures of the tibial tuberosity in adolescent athletes treated by internal fixation and tension band wiring
    Panayiotis A Nikiforidis
    1st Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology, University of Athens School of Medicine, K A T Hospital, 2 Nikis St, 14561 Kifissia, Athens, Greece
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 12:271-6. 2004
    ..Avoiding the need of external support and allowing early joint motion, the method described prevents serious quadriceps atrophy, allowing the young athletes to return earlier to their previous sport activities...
  2. ncbi request reprint Bone scaffolds: the role of mechanical stability and instrumentation
    George C Babis
    1st Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2 Nikis Street, 145 61 Kifissia, KAT Accident Hospital and Attikon University Hospital, University of Athens Medical School, Greece
    Injury 36:S38-44. 2005
    ..The mechanical environment and the optimal instrumentation, used to protect and enhance bone regeneration, are multifactorial issues and have not yet received the appropriate attention by researchers in the field...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. ncbi request reprint Comparison of four reconstructive methods for diaphyseal defects of the humerus after tumor resection
    Vasileios I Sakellariou
    Athens University Medical School, Athens, Greece
    J Appl Biomech 28:568-78. 2012
    ..Early mobilization of the upper limb in patients with diaphyseal bone defects of the humerus could probably be more safe and tolerable when reconstructed with modular segmental implants...
  6. doi request reprint Effect of cementless acetabular component orientation, position, and containment in total hip arthroplasty for congenital hip disease
    George Georgiades
    Department Tripoli Hospital, and Department of Orthopedics, University of Athens Medical School, N Psychiko, 11525 Athens, Greece
    J Arthroplasty 25:1143-50. 2010
    ..032). In CHD cases, it is preferable to avoid excessive vertical inclination, lateral, and superior placement of cementless cups in an attempt to obtain better containment...
  7. doi request reprint COX-2 inhibitors for the prevention of heterotopic ossification after THA
    George I Vasileiadis
    First Department of Orthopedics, Athens University Medical School, Greece
    Orthopedics 34:467. 2011
    ..Discontinuation for side effects was not significant. COX-2 inhibitors do not prevent heterotopic ossification after THA significantly better than conventional NSAIDs, while they are advantageous regarding side effects...
  8. pmc High energy tibial plateau fractures treated with hybrid external fixation
    George C Babis
    A Orthopaedic Department University of Athens, Attikon University Hospital, Athens, Greece
    J Orthop Surg Res 6:35. 2011
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  9. doi request reprint Risk factors for and complications of distraction osteogenesis
    Panagiotis Liantis
    First Department of Orthopaedics, Attikon University Hospital, Athens University Medical School, 41 Ventouri Street, 15562, Holargos, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Orthop Surg Traumatol 24:693-8. 2014
    ..However, it is associated with a risk of complications. The present study aims to assess the incidence of complications and to identify the risk factors that may predict distraction osteogenesis-related complications...
  10. ncbi request reprint Osseointegration of cobalt-chrome alloy implants
    Andreas F Mavrogenis
    First Department of Orthopaedics, Athens University Medical School, Athens, Greece
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 21:349-58. 2011
    ..This article reviews the Co-Cr alloy orthopedic implants in terms of their properties, porous coating, osseointegration, outcome, and failure...
  11. doi request reprint Charnley low-friction arthroplasty in young patients with osteoarthritis: outcomes at a minimum of twenty-two years
    George Georgiades
    Orthopaedic Department, Tripoli Hospital, N Psychiko, Athens, Greece
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 91:2846-51. 2009
    ..We now update the results of that cohort at a minimum of twenty-two years postoperatively...
  12. 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...
  13. pmc Results of total hip arthroplasty differ in subtypes of high dislocation
    George Hartofilakidis
    Orthopaedic Department, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, KAT Hospital, 21 Fotiou Patriarchou Street, 11471, Athens, Greece
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 471:2972-9. 2013
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  14. doi request reprint A comparison of the outcome of cemented all-polyethylene and cementless metal-backed acetabular sockets in primary total hip arthroplasty
    George Hartofilakidis
    University of Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece
    J Arthroplasty 24:217-25. 2009
    ..In conclusion, cementless components had more durable fixation than cemented components. However, they presented more aggressive expansile osteolysis caused by the coexistence of polyethylene and metal debris...
  15. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of total hip arthroplasty in the management of hip osteonecrosis
    George C Babis
    First Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Athens Medical School, KAT Hospital, 2 Nikis Street, Kifissia 14561, Athens, Greece
    Orthop Clin North Am 35:359-64, x. 2004
    ..Newer,more durable bearing surfaces will further improve the longevity of this procedure...
  16. doi request reprint The McCash technique for Dupuytren's disease: our experience
    Aristides B Zoubos
    1st Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Research and Educational Centre OREC, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, School of Medicine, Attikon University Hospital, Haidari, Athens, Greece
    Hand Surg 19:61-7. 2014
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  17. ncbi request reprint Incidence and prevention of thromboembolic events in one stage bilateral total hip arthroplasty: a systematic review
    George C Babis
    1st Orthopaedic Department, Attikon University General Hospital, University of Athens, School of Medicine, Athens, Greece
    Curr Vasc Pharmacol 9:24-32. 2011
    ..More data are needed in order to clarify if additional measures or altered protocols of thromboembolic prophylaxis should be followed...
  18. 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...
  19. doi request reprint Two-Stage Revision Protocol in Multidrug Resistant Periprosthetic Infection Following Total Hip Arthroplasty Using a Long Interval Between Stages
    George C Babis
    2nd Orthopaedic Department, University of Athens Medical School, Konstantopouleio General Hospital Nea Ionia, Athens, Greece
    J Arthroplasty 30:1602-6. 2015
    ..Our proposed protocol is a simple, safe, efficient and reproducible treatment approach that may be successfully utilized predominantly when dealing with multidrug resistant pathogens...
  20. 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...
  21. doi request reprint Quantitative analysis of the mRNA expression levels of BCL2 and BAX genes in human osteoarthritis and normal articular cartilage: An investigation into their differential expression
    Georgios I Karaliotas
    First Orthopedic Department, Athens University Medical School, Attikon University Hospital, Haidari, Athens 12462, Greece
    Mol Med Rep 12:4514-21. 2015
    ..Further investigation may reveal novel prognostic biomarkers and potential targets for therapeutic interventions in the early stages of OA...
  22. ncbi request reprint Hemiepiphysiodeses for guided growth in children
    Dimitrios Dovris
    First Department of Orthopaedics, Athens University Medical School, Athens, Greece
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 24:121-9. 2014
    ..Recently, alternative surgical techniques and implants have been described for improved control of the guided growth. ..
  23. doi request reprint Periarticular infiltration for pain relief after total hip arthroplasty: a comparison with epidural and PCA analgesia
    Ageliki Pandazi
    2nd Department of Anaesthesiology, School of Medicine, Attikon University Hospital, University of Athens, 1 Rimini Street, 12462, Athens, Greece
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 133:1607-12. 2013
    ..Periarticular infiltration is an alternative method that is gaining ground due to its simplicity and safety. Our study aims to assess the efficacy of periarticular infiltration in pain relief after THA...
  24. 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...
  25. 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...
  26. 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...
  27. pmc The morphologic variations of low and high hip dislocation
    George Hartofilakidis
    Department of Orthopaedics, University of Athens Medical School, Byzantiou 2, Athens, Nea Smyrni, 17121, Greece
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 466:820-4. 2008
    ..946 and 0.971, respectively. The two types of low and high dislocation were associated with high intra- and interobserver agreement. Whether these distinctions have clinical utility requires further validation...
  28. 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
  29. ncbi request reprint Double level osteotomy of the knee: a method to retain joint-line obliquity. Clinical results
    George C Babis
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 84:1380-8. 2002
    ..The goal of this prospective study was to determine the outcome of double level osteotomy of the knee performed after analysis with computer-aided preoperative planning software in patients with varus malalignment...