Christos Iavazzo

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Intrauterine devices and extrauterine pregnancy. A literature review
    C Iavazzo
    Department of Gynecology METAXA Cancer Hospital, Piraeus, Greece
    Clin Exp Obstet Gynecol 35:103-6. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Single-dose azithromycin versus erythromycin or amoxicillin for Chlamydia trachomatis infection during pregnancy: a meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials
    Eleni Pitsouni
    Alfa Institute of Biomedical Sciences AIBS, 9 Neapoleos Street, 151 23 Marousi, Athens, Greece
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 30:213-21. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint A retrospective analysis of borderline ovarian tumors in a Greek university hospital
    A Liapis
    2nd Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical School, University of Athens, Aretaieion Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Gynaecol Oncol 29:383-5. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Robotic assisted vs laparoscopic and/or open myomectomy: systematic review and meta-analysis of the clinical evidence
    Christos Iavazzo
    Gynecological Oncology Department, Christie Hospital, Manchester, UK
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 294:5-17. 2016
  5. doi request reprint Robotic assisted hysterectomy in obese patients: a systematic review
    Christos Iavazzo
    Gynaecological Oncology Department, Christie Hospital, Manchester, UK
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 293:1169-83. 2016
  6. doi request reprint Preoperative HBA1c and risk of postoperative complications in patients with gynaecological cancer
    C Iavazzo
    Gynaecological Oncology Department, Christie Hospital, 550 Wilmslow Rd, Manchester, M20 4BX, UK
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 294:161-4. 2016
  7. doi request reprint Port-site metastases in patients with gynecological cancer after robot-assisted operations
    Christos Iavazzo
    Gynaecological Oncology Department, Christie Hospital, Manchester, UK
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 292:263-9. 2015
  8. doi request reprint Robotic retroperitoneal lymph node dissection in gynaecological neoplasms: comparison of extraperitoneal and transperitoneal lymphadenectomy
    Christos Iavazzo
    Gynaecological Oncology Department, Christie Hospital, Manchester, UK
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 293:11-28. 2016
  9. doi request reprint Use of misoprostol in myomectomy: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Christos Iavazzo
    Gynaecological Oncology Department, Christie Hospital, Manchester, UK
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 292:1185-91. 2015
  10. doi request reprint Konstantinos Logothetopoulos (1878-1961): the controversial life of an eminent gynaecologist
    Christos Iavazzo
    Gynaecological Oncology Department, Christie Hospital, Manchester, UK
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 292:383-6. 2015

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  1. ncbi request reprint Intrauterine devices and extrauterine pregnancy. A literature review
    C Iavazzo
    Department of Gynecology METAXA Cancer Hospital, Piraeus, Greece
    Clin Exp Obstet Gynecol 35:103-6. 2008
    ..Fertility after IUD removal regarding the incidence of ectopic pregnancy is also discussed. Conflicting results regarding the association of ectopic pregnancy risk with the use of intrauterine devices exist...
  2. ncbi request reprint Single-dose azithromycin versus erythromycin or amoxicillin for Chlamydia trachomatis infection during pregnancy: a meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials
    Eleni Pitsouni
    Alfa Institute of Biomedical Sciences AIBS, 9 Neapoleos Street, 151 23 Marousi, Athens, Greece
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 30:213-21. 2007
    ..In conclusion, azithromycin was associated with similar effectiveness but less adverse events compared with erythromycin or amoxicillin in the treatment of pregnant women with C. trachomatis infection...
  3. ncbi request reprint A retrospective analysis of borderline ovarian tumors in a Greek university hospital
    A Liapis
    2nd Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical School, University of Athens, Aretaieion Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Gynaecol Oncol 29:383-5. 2008
    ..The aim of this retrospective study was to analyze the pathologic and clinical characteristics of borderline ovarian tumors...
  4. doi request reprint Robotic assisted vs laparoscopic and/or open myomectomy: systematic review and meta-analysis of the clinical evidence
    Christos Iavazzo
    Gynecological Oncology Department, Christie Hospital, Manchester, UK
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 294:5-17. 2016
    ..Uterine myomas are relative frequent in premenopausal women. The development of advanced minimally invasive surgical techniques proposed robotic-assisted myomectomy as an equally safe and effective treatment option...
  5. doi request reprint Robotic assisted hysterectomy in obese patients: a systematic review
    Christos Iavazzo
    Gynaecological Oncology Department, Christie Hospital, Manchester, UK
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 293:1169-83. 2016
    ..Robotic hysterectomy is an alternative approach to the management of female genital tract pathology...
  6. doi request reprint Preoperative HBA1c and risk of postoperative complications in patients with gynaecological cancer
    C Iavazzo
    Gynaecological Oncology Department, Christie Hospital, 550 Wilmslow Rd, Manchester, M20 4BX, UK
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 294:161-4. 2016
    ..The aim of our study is to ascertain the relationship between HBA1c levels and post-operative recovery within the subspecialty of gynaecological oncology...
  7. doi request reprint Port-site metastases in patients with gynecological cancer after robot-assisted operations
    Christos Iavazzo
    Gynaecological Oncology Department, Christie Hospital, Manchester, UK
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 292:263-9. 2015
    ..The purpose of our review is to evaluate the up-to-now existing literature data on robotic port-site metastasis in the field of gynecological oncology...
  8. doi request reprint Robotic retroperitoneal lymph node dissection in gynaecological neoplasms: comparison of extraperitoneal and transperitoneal lymphadenectomy
    Christos Iavazzo
    Gynaecological Oncology Department, Christie Hospital, Manchester, UK
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 293:11-28. 2016
    ..The main aim of our study is to review the till now available literature data on the role of robotic retroperitoneal lymph node dissection in gynaecological cancers by comparing the extraperitoneal versus the transperitoneal approach...
  9. doi request reprint Use of misoprostol in myomectomy: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Christos Iavazzo
    Gynaecological Oncology Department, Christie Hospital, Manchester, UK
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 292:1185-91. 2015
    ..Misoprostol, a prostaglandin derivative, reduces blood flow to uterus, facilitating every surgical operation on myometrium...
  10. doi request reprint Konstantinos Logothetopoulos (1878-1961): the controversial life of an eminent gynaecologist
    Christos Iavazzo
    Gynaecological Oncology Department, Christie Hospital, Manchester, UK
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 292:383-6. 2015
    ..Professor Konstantinos Logothetopoulos is considered one of the founders of modern Gynaecology in Greece...
  11. doi request reprint The Role of Knotless Barbed Suture in Gynecologic Surgery: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
    Christos Iavazzo
    IASO Maternity Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Surg Innov 22:528-39. 2015
    ..Additional clinical trials of higher methodological quality are necessary to further clarify suturing advantages and postoperative outcomes of the barbed sutures. ..
  12. doi request reprint The implantation of cervical neoplasia at postpartum episiotomy scar: the clinical evidence
    C Iavazzo
    IASO Maternity Hospital, 38 Seizani Str, Nea Ionia, 14231, Athens, Greece
    Ir J Med Sci 184:113-8. 2015
    ..Cervical cancer recurrence in episiotomy scars after vaginal deliveries is a rather rare event...
  13. doi request reprint Sexuality issues in gynaecological oncology patients: post treatment symptoms and therapeutic options
    C Iavazzo
    Gynaecological Oncology Department, The Christie Hospital, Manchester, UK
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 291:653-6. 2015
    ..The aims of this study are to evaluate the service by collecting data relating to levels of attendance, type and amount of clinical activity and to explore further patients' experiences and management...
  14. ncbi request reprint The clinical evidence and the role of imiquimod in the extramammary Paget disease
    Christos Iavazzo
    Christos Iavazzo, MD, MSc, PhD, 38, Seizani Str, Nea Ionia, Athens 14231, Greece
    Acta Dermatovenerol Croat 22:103-9. 2014
    ..5% cure rate with rare complications. The available evidence is currently limited to case reports and a single case series, but is definitely in favor of imiquimod use as an alternative treatment for extramammary Paget disease. ..
  15. pmc Uterine carcinosarcoma in a patient with didelphys uterus
    C Iavazzo
    Gynaecological Department, St Bartholomews Hospital, London EC1A 7BE, UK
    Case Rep Obstet Gynecol 2013:401962. 2013
    ..The final histology confirmed the diagnosis. Conclusion. According to our knowledge, this is the second case of carcinosarcoma arising in didelphys uterus in the world literature...
  16. pmc Vulvar merkel carcinoma: a case report
    C Iavazzo
    Gynecological Unit, Metaxa Memorial Hospital, Peiraeus, 38, Seizani Street, Nea Ionia, 14231 Athens, Greece
    Case Report Med 2011:546972. 2011
    ..A case of a 63-year-old patient with vulvar Merkel carcinoma is presented. The clinical presentation, microscopic and immunohistochemical features, and treatment are discussed...
  17. pmc Congenital cystic adenomatoid malformation: is there a need for pregnancy termination?
    C Iavazzo
    2nd Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Athens, Aretaieion Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Case Report Med 2012:397508. 2012
    ..Fetal hydrops, cardiac and skeletal anomalies, Potter's syndrome, and gastrointestinal atresia are common cofindings. Genetic counseling is necessary, and pregnancy termination is proposed to the cases with poor prognosis...
  18. pmc Molecular mechanisms of preeclampsia
    N Vitoratos
    Second Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Athens, Aretaieion Hospital, 11528 Athens, Greece
    J Pregnancy 2012:298343. 2012
    ..The pathogenesis of preeclampsia is still under investigation. The aim of this paper is to present the molecular mechanisms implicating in the pathway leading to preeclampsia...
  19. pmc Sister Mary Joseph's Nodule as a First Manifestation of Primary Peritoneal Cancer
    C Iavazzo
    Department of Gynaecological Oncology, Royal Surrey County Hospital, Guildford, Surrey GU2 7XX, UK
    Case Rep Obstet Gynecol 2012:467240. 2012
    ..Through a literature search, we also discuss the pathophysiology, diagnostic approach, management, and prognosis of such a condition...
  20. pmc Incisional site metastasis in a patient with cervical carcinoma: a case report and review of the literature
    C Iavazzo
    Gynaecological Oncology Department, Royal Surrey County Hospital, Guildford, Surrey GU2 7XX, UK
    Case Rep Obstet Gynecol 2012:593732. 2012
    ..The possible mechanism of such a metastasis as well as the treatment options is discussed...
  21. doi request reprint Robotic technology for pelvic exenteration in cases of cervical cancer
    Christos Iavazzo
    IASO Maternity Hospital, Athens, Greece Electronic address
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 125:15-7. 2014
    ..Cervical cancer represents one of the most common types of neoplasia among women; the use of minimally invasive techniques in the treatment of cervical cancer is a challenge...
  22. doi request reprint Single-site port robotic-assisted hysterectomy: a systematic review
    Christos Iavazzo
    IASO Maternity Hospital, 38, Seizani Str, Nea Ionia, 14231, Athens, Greece
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 289:725-31. 2014
    ..Robotic single-port hysterectomy is a rather new technique...
  23. doi request reprint The role of uterine manipulators in endometrial cancer recurrence after laparoscopic or robotic procedures
    Christos Iavazzo
    IASO Maternity Hospital, 38, Seizani Str, Nea Ionia, 14231, Athens, Greece
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 288:1003-9. 2013
    ..Some authors have raised their concern that the use of uterine manipulators might increase the incidence of tumor cell dissemination among patients with endometrial cancers...
  24. doi request reprint Female genital mutilation and infections: a systematic review of the clinical evidence
    Christos Iavazzo
    Alfa Institute of Biomedical Sciences, 9 Neapoleos Street, Marousi, 151 23 Athens, Greece
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 287:1137-49. 2013
    ..The aim of this systematic review is to explore and analyze for first time in the current literature, the clinical evidence related to the presence of infections in the practice of FGM...
  25. ncbi request reprint Management of ASCUS findings in Papanicolaou smears. A retrospective study
    C Iavazzo
    Second Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Athens Aretaieion Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Gynaecol Oncol 33:605-9. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the cytology laboratory findings with regards to ASCUS diagnosis, using cervical Pap smears, and colposcopic biopsies, as well as their management...
  26. ncbi request reprint Vaginal carcinoma in a completely prolapsed uterus. A case report
    C Iavazzo
    Department of Gynecology, Metaxa Memorial Cancer Hospital, Piraeus, Greece
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 275:503-5. 2007
    ..The development of genuine vaginal carcinoma onto a completely prolapsed uterus is a very rare condition to deal with...
  27. ncbi request reprint Classic congenital adrenal hyperplasia with virilisation and salt-wasting: from birth to the adult life
    C Iavazzo
    General Clinic of West Attica Vougiouklakeion Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Bratisl Lek Listy 112:651-2. 2011
    ..Our objective was to show the way the classic CAH presents after birth as a severe condition and develops to the adult life, effecting growth, height and weight, appearance, fertility, relationships and quality of life...
  28. ncbi request reprint Uterobrush method in the detection of endometrial pathology
    C Iavazzo
    Second Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Athens, Aretaieio Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Anticancer Res 31:3469-74. 2011
    ..Endometrial brush cytology is a widely accepted method for the detection of endometrial lesions. The aim of this study was to evaluate the role of cytological sampling using Uterobrush in the screening of endometrial pathology...
  29. pmc Maternal serum levels of TNF-alpha and IL-6 long after delivery in preeclamptic and normotensive pregnant women
    N Vitoratos
    2nd Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Aretaieio Hospital, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Mediators Inflamm 2010:908649. 2010
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  30. doi request reprint Polycystic ovarian syndrome and pregnancy outcome
    C Iavazzo
    Second Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Athens, Aretaieion Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 282:235-9. 2010
    ..Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is a common disease of the endocrine system among the women of reproductive age with an incidence ranging from 5 to 10%...
  31. doi request reprint Complications in pregnancy after bariatric surgery
    C Iavazzo
    Vougiouklakeion Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 282:225-7. 2010
    ..The application of bariatric surgery has recently spread among obese women including women of reproductive age...
  32. pmc Urocortin in second trimester amniotic fluid: its role as predictor of preterm labor
    C Iavazzo
    2nd Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Aretaieion Hospital, University of Athens, Athens 11528, Greece
    Mediators Inflamm 2009:947981. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate whether urocortin concentrations in the early second trimester amniotic fluid might serve to predict preterm delivery...
  33. doi request reprint The role of human beta defensins 2 and 3 in the second trimester amniotic fluid in predicting preterm labor and premature rupture of membranes
    C Iavazzo
    2nd Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Aretaieion Hospital, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 281:793-9. 2010
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  34. ncbi request reprint Detection of large histiocytes in pap smears: role in the prediction of endometrial pathology?
    C Iavazzo
    Department of Gynecology, Vougiouklakeio Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Bratisl Lek Listy 109:497-8. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to clarify the prognostic significance of large histiocytes in Papanicolaou smears...
  35. ncbi request reprint Late struma ovarii diagnosis many years after total thyroidectomy. A rare entity
    C Iavazzo
    Department of Gynecology, Metaxa Cancer Hospital, Piraeus, Greece
    J BUON 13:573-4. 2008
    ..The disease was diagnosed owing to high levels of serum thyroglobulin. The patient underwent exploratory laparotomy with total hysterectomy and bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy. Close follow-up was proposed and her prognosis is excellent...
  36. ncbi request reprint Preeclampsia or initial diagnosis of chronic renal disease during pregnancy
    C Iavazzo
    Department of Gynecology, Vougiouklakeion Private Clinic, Athens, Greece
    Bratisl Lek Listy 109:25-7. 2008
    ..The role of renal biopsy in such cases is briefly discussed (Tab. 2, Ref. 15). Full Text (Free, PDF) www.bmj.sk...
  37. ncbi request reprint Accidential detection of salpinx carcinoma after omphalocele repair
    C Iavazzo
    Department of Gynecology, Metaxa Memorial Hospital, Piraeus, Greece
    Bratisl Lek Listy 109:71-3. 2008
    ..Carcinoma of the fallopian tube is a rare disease accounting for < 1% of all gynecologic malignancies...
  38. ncbi request reprint The histological outcome of glandular dyskaryosis--AGUS--reported in Papanicolaou smears
    C Iavazzo
    Department of Gynecologic Oncology, Metaxa Cancer Hospital, Piraeus, Greece
    J BUON 13:97-100. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate the prognostic significance of glandular dyskaryosis/AGUS, reported in Papanicolaou (Pap) smears...
  39. doi request reprint Primary peritoneal serous papillary carcinoma: clinical and laboratory characteristics
    C Iavazzo
    Department of Gynecology, Metaxa Memorial Cancer Hospital, Piraeus, Greece
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 278:53-6. 2008
    ..Primary peritoneal papillary serous carcinoma (PPPSC) is an uncommon primary malignancy of the peritoneum. The aim of our study is to present the characteristics of such a rare entity through our case series...
  40. doi request reprint Drain-site metastasis after radical hysterectomy for squamous cervical cancer
    Christos Iavazzo
    Gynecological Unit, Metaxa Memorial Hospital, Piraeus, Greece
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 101:199. 2008
  41. ncbi request reprint The role of laboratory testing of free peritoneal fluid during an explorative laparotomy in the diagnosis of an extra-ovarian neoplasm
    C Iavazzo
    Gynecological Unit, Vougiouklakeion Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Bratisl Lek Listy 108:309-11. 2007
    ..Full Text (Free, PDF) www.bmj.sk...
  42. ncbi request reprint Thermal balloon endometrial ablation: a systematic review
    C Iavazzo
    Department of Gynecology, Metaxa Cancer Hospital, Piraeus, Greece
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 277:99-108. 2008
    ..The aim of our study is to review the role of thermal balloon endometrial ablation (TBEA) as an alternative in treating abnormal uterine bleeding...
  43. ncbi request reprint Meig's or Pseudomeig's syndrome?
    C Iavazzo
    Gynecological Department of METAXA Cancer Hospital, Piraeus, Greece
    Bratisl Lek Listy 108:158-60. 2007
    ..Cytomorphologic studies were positive for malignacy and adenocarcinoma cells were confirmed. The pathogenesis of the pleural and ascites fluids and the importance of CA-125 are discussed (Fig. 2, Ref. 21)...
  44. ncbi request reprint Giant solid abdominal mass with cystic lesions: a case report and diaphorodiagnostic approach
    C Iavazzo
    Department of Gynecology, METAXA Memorial Anticancer Hospital, Peiraeus, Greece
    Bratisl Lek Listy 107:445-7. 2006
    ..The patient made an uneventful recovery. A gynecologist should always be prepared to perform a different surgery than planned according to operational findings (Fig. 2, Ref. 11)...
  45. ncbi request reprint Polymyositis in a patient with recurring ovarian cancer and history of unrelated breast cancer
    C Iavazzo
    Department of Gynecology, Metaxa Memorial Cancer Hospital, Piraeus, Greece
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 276:81-4. 2007
    ..We present here a case of a 60-year-old patient with sequential breast and ovarian (second primary) carcinomas followed by PM as a paraneoplastic disorder...
  46. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic pelvic exenteration: a new option in the surgical treatment of locally advanced and recurrent cervical carcinoma
    C Iavazzo
    Department of Gynecology METAXA Cancer Hospital, Piraeus, Greece
    Bratisl Lek Listy 109:467-9. 2008
    ..This article reviews present experience with pelvic exenteration and analyses the advantages and disadvantages of the method compared to classical method (Tab. 2, Ref. 10)...
  47. doi request reprint The role of urocortin in gynecological and obstetrical conditions
    C Iavazzo
    2nd Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Aretaieion Hospital, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 279:613-9. 2009
    ..Seventy-three articles were found to be relevant on the field and the potential role of urocortin in such conditions is presented...
  48. ncbi request reprint Can the preoperative Ca-125 level predict optimal cytoreduction in patients with advanced ovarian carcinoma? A single institution cohort study
    George Vorgias
    Department of Gynecology, Metaxa Memorial Cancer Hospital, Piraeus, Greece
    Gynecol Oncol 112:11-5. 2009
    ..Yet, controversy exists regarding the ability of the tumor marker to predict optimal debulking and moreover of the proper cut-off limit to do so...
  49. ncbi request reprint Determination of the necessary total protein substitution requirements in patients with advanced stage ovarian cancer and ascites, undergoing debulking surgery. Correlation with plasma proteins
    George Vorgias
    Department of Gynecology, Metaxa Memorial Cancer Hospital, Piraeus, Greece
    Ann Surg Oncol 14:1919-23. 2007
    ..We sought to correlate the volume of ascites with the oncological parameters of the disease, calculate its drainage effect on plasma proteins, and determine the necessary substitution requirements and a clinical way of achieving that...
  50. doi request reprint Urinary tract infections after pelvic floor gynecological surgery: prevalence and effect of antimicrobial prophylaxis. A systematic review
    Matthew E Falagas
    Alfa Institute of Biomedical Sciences AIBS, 9 Neapoleos Street, Marousi, 151 23 Athens, Greece
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 19:1165-72. 2008
    ..6%), metronidazole plus ampicillin (20%), metronidazole (10-22.7%), or ciprofloxacin (27.2%). The use of a cephalosporin as perioperative antimicrobial prophylaxis is the optimal regimen in preventing UTIs after pelvic floor surgery...
  51. doi request reprint Port site metastases after robot-assisted surgery: a systematic review
    Christos Iavazzo
    IASO Maternity Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Int J Med Robot 9:423-7. 2013
    ..Robotic surgery is a new technique and the aim of this study was to review the available literature on robotic port-site metastasis in oncological patients...
  52. doi request reprint Boric acid for recurrent vulvovaginal candidiasis: the clinical evidence
    Christos Iavazzo
    Alfa Institute of Biomedical Sciences, 9 Neapoleos Street, Marousi, Athens, Greece
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 20:1245-55. 2011
    ..Recent epidemiologic studies indicate that non-albicans Candida spp. are more resistant to conventional antifungal treatment with azoles and are considered as causative pathogens of vulvovaginal candidiasis...
  53. ncbi request reprint Conception, complicated pregnancy, and labour of gods and heroes in Greek mythology
    Christos Iavazzo
    Alfa Institute of Biomedical Sciences AIBS, Athens, Greece
    Reprod Biomed Online 17:11-4. 2008
    ..The use of imagination could help the reader to find similarities in present or future developments in the field of obstetrics. It could be concluded that various aspects of modern obstetrical practice are described in Greek mythology...
  54. ncbi request reprint Grigoris Lambrakis (1912-1963) - a Greek obstetrician and world renowned activist
    Ioannis D Gkegkes
    Gynaecological Oncology Department, Christie Hospital, Manchester, United Kingdom
    Acta Med Hist Adriat 14:177-84. 2016
    ..Lambrakis is recognized worldwide as a martyr for peace. The aim in this essay is to present his life, and especially to elucidate his medical achievements. ..
  55. ncbi request reprint Mesh-related infections after pelvic organ prolapse repair surgery
    Matthew E Falagas
    Alfa Institute of Biomedical Sciences AIBS, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 134:147-56. 2007
    ..Although the use of vaginal meshes has become a new effective method of pelvic organ prolapse surgery clinicians should be aware of the various post-operative complications, including mesh-related infections...
  56. doi request reprint Imiquimod for treatment of vulvar and vaginal intraepithelial neoplasia
    Christos Iavazzo
    Alfa Institute of Biomedical Sciences AIBS, Athens, Greece
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 101:3-10. 2008
    ..Treating vulvar and vaginal intraepithelial neoplasia with 5% imiquimod cream therefore appears to be promising...
  57. ncbi request reprint A giant ovarian mucinous cystic neoplasm weighing 8,500 grams with functional stroma. A case report and literature review
    A Kondi-Pafiti
    Pathology Laboratory, University of Athens, Aretaieion Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Gynaecol Oncol 30:704-6. 2009
    ..Problems in establishing a correct diagnosis are discussed together with a literature review...
  58. ncbi request reprint Women Physicians in Byzantium
    Ioannis D Gkegkes
    First Department of Surgery, General Hospital of Attica KAT, Athens, Greece
    World J Surg . 2016
    ..However, there is not sufficient information in the literature to clarify whether female and male doctors used to earn equal payment for the same service...
  59. ncbi request reprint Amphiaraos of Attica: the "Second Asclepius"
    Christos Iavazzo
    IASO, Maternity Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Vesalius 18:45-9. 2012
    ..The aim of this study is to present the genealogical tree and life of Amphiaraos, as well as the methods used in his sanctuaries in order to offer cure in the ill pilgrims...
  60. ncbi request reprint Ant mandibles as staples in the era of Greek patriot Ioannis Makriyannis (1797-1864)
    Christos Iavazzo
    History of Medicine Department, Medical School, University of Athens, Greece
    Acta Med Hist Adriat 11:359-64. 2013
    ..According to the memoirs of the Greek revolutionary general Ioannis Makriyannis, this technique was also applied in the battlefields of the Greek Revolution for Independence between 1821 and 1832...
  61. ncbi request reprint Sutures versus staples for the management of surgical wounds: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Christos Iavazzo
    Alfa Institute of Biomedical Sciences AIBS, Athens, Greece
    Am Surg 77:1206-21. 2011
    ..However, in a rather limited number of studies, the use of staples was associated with more pain. Further studies incorporating more objective methods for assessment cosmetic and patient satisfaction are required to clarify this issue...
  62. pmc World wide web resources on obstetrical and gynecological infections
    Stavros Athanasiou
    Alfa Institute of Biomedical Sciences, 9 Neapoleos Street, 15123 Marousi, Athens, Greece
    Infect Dis Obstet Gynecol 2007:29232. 2007
    ..We believe that the availability of such a list will help in the education of students and clinicians interested in obstetrical and gynecological infections...
  63. pmc Primary peritoneal cancer in BRCA carriers after prophylactic bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy
    Christos Iavazzo
    Gynaecological Oncology Department, Christie Hospital, Manchester, United Kingdom
    J Turk Ger Gynecol Assoc 17:73-6. 2016
    ..The effectiveness of a preventive surgical treatment is, however, unclear in the development of peritoneal cancer...
  64. pmc Hypodontia and ovarian cancer: A systematic review
    Christos Iavazzo
    Department of Gynaecological Oncology, Christie Hospital, Manchester, United Kingdom
    J Turk Ger Gynecol Assoc 17:41-4. 2016
    ..Based on our findings, the lack of clinical studies was the principal obstacle to clarify the possible predictive value of hypodontia in the early prediction of patients with higher risk of ovarian cancer. ..
  65. ncbi request reprint Avenzoar's (1091-1162) clinical description of cancer
    Marianna Karamanou
    Department of History of Medicine, Medical School, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    J BUON 20:1171-4. 2015
    ..His medical work remained popular through middle ages, influencing the development of western medicine. ..
  66. doi request reprint Early recurrence of early stage endometrioid endometrial carcinoma: possible etiologic pathways and management options
    Christos Iavazzo
    Gynaecological Oncology Department, Christie Hospital, Manchester, United Kingdom
    Maturitas 78:155-9. 2014
    ..This narrative review investigated the possible mechanisms of early recurrence in patients with endometrioid endometrial cancer as well as the further management of them. ..
  67. doi request reprint Polycystic ovary syndrome offspring display increased oxidative stress markers comparable to gestational diabetes offspring
    Georgios Boutzios
    Endocrine Unit, Third Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Fertil Steril 99:943-50. 2013
    ....
  68. doi request reprint Resiniferatoxin in the treatment of interstitial cystitis: a systematic review
    Eleni G Mourtzoukou
    Alfa Institute of Biomedical Sciences AIBS, 9 Neapoleos Street, 151 23, Marousi, Greece
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 19:1571-6. 2008
    ..In conclusion, the effectiveness of resiniferatoxin in the treatment of interstitial cystitis remains unknown...
  69. doi request reprint Metastatic neoplasms of the ovaries: a clinicopathological study of 97 cases
    Agathi Kondi-Pafiti
    Pathology Laboratory, Aretaieion Hospital, University of Athens, 76, Vas Sofias av, Athens, Greece
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 284:1283-8. 2011
    ..To present the clinicopathological features of metastatic ovarian neoplasms with emphasis in the diagnostic challenge...
  70. ncbi request reprint Itraconazole vs fluconazole for the treatment of uncomplicated acute vaginal and vulvovaginal candidiasis in nonpregnant women: a metaanalysis of randomized controlled trials
    Eleni Pitsouni
    Alfa Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Athens, Greece
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 198:153-60. 2008
    ..07 [95% CI, 0.42-2.73] and 1.84 [95% CI, 0.3-11.27], respectively). In conclusion, effectiveness and safety of oral itraconazole and fluconazole in the treatment of acute uncomplicated vaginal/vulvovaginal candidiasis are similar...
  71. ncbi request reprint Adrenomedullin concentration in second trimester amniotic fluid cannot be used as a predictor of preterm delivery
    C Iavazzo
    Second Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Aretaieion Hospital, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    In Vivo 23:1021-6. 2009
    ..Furthermore, adrenomedullin has an antimicrobial activity. The objective of this study was to determine whether adrenomedullin concentrations in midtrimester amniotic fluid can be used as a predictor of preterm delivery...
  72. ncbi request reprint A two eterochronous primary gynaecological malignancies of different origin
    E Myriokefalitaki
    Department of Gynecology, Metaxa Memorial Cancer Hospital, Peiraeus, Greece
    Bratisl Lek Listy 110:726-8. 2009
    ..The objective of our study is to present a rare case of two eterochronous primary gynaecological malignancies...
  73. doi request reprint Enhanced recovery programme in robotic hysterectomy
    Christos Iavazzo
    Post CCT Senior Clinical Fellow Gynaecological Oncology Department, Christie Hospital, Manchester
    Br J Nurs 24:S4-8. 2015
    ..A comprehensive enhanced recovery programme starting in the preoperative setting and extending through to the patient's discharge, combined with robotic approach, could lead to optimal care of patients with endometrial cancer. ..
  74. doi request reprint Diabetes mellitus and gynecologic cancer: molecular mechanisms, epidemiological, clinical and prognostic perspectives
    Nikolaos Vrachnis
    2nd Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Aretaieio Hospital, University of Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 293:239-46. 2016
    ..The aim of our study is the clarification of the possible mechanisms linking diabetes mellitus and gynecological cancer and their epidemiological relationship...
  75. doi request reprint Cost assessment of robotics in gynecologic surgery: a systematic review
    Christos Iavazzo
    Robotic Gynaecology and Gynaecological Oncology Department, Christie Hospital, Manchester, UK
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 40:2125-34. 2014
    ..Our objective was to evaluate the currently available literature on the cost assessment of robotic surgery of various operations in the field of gynecologic surgery...
  76. doi request reprint Dilemmas in the management of patients with vulval epithelioid sarcoma: a literature review
    Christos Iavazzo
    IASO Maternity Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 176:1-4. 2014
    ..Extensive imaging is proposed for staging, while the creation of a national or international register of patients with this malignancy would enable a more consistent approach to its management. ..
  77. ncbi request reprint Hyaluronic acid: an effective alternative treatment of interstitial cystitis, recurrent urinary tract infections, and hemorrhagic cystitis?
    Christos Iavazzo
    Alfa Institute of Biomedical Sciences AIBS, Athens, Greece
    Eur Urol 51:1534-40; discussion 1540-1. 2007
    ..The aim of this article was to review the available data regarding the use of hyaluronic acid as an alternative treatment of the above-mentioned conditions...
  78. doi request reprint Midtrimester amniotic fluid concentrations of angiogenic factors in relation to maternal, gestational and neonatal characteristics in normal pregnancies
    Thalis Papapostolou
    Second Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Athens University Medical School, Athens, Greece
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 26:75-8. 2013
    ..To describe associations among maternal/gestational/neonatal characteristics and midpregnancy amniotic fluid concentrations of the main angiogenic markers vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) and placental growth factor (PlGF)...
  79. ncbi request reprint Late diagnosis of a neglected cervical carcinoma in an elderly woman: a case report
    Christos Iavazzo
    Department of Gynecology, Metaxa Memorial Cancer Hospital, Piraeus, Greece
    MedGenMed 8:20. 2006
    ..Because of the patient's advanced age and critical condition, we performed a "toilet" operation to remove the tumor mass. We subsequently administered radical radiation therapy with satisfactory results...
  80. ncbi request reprint A retrospective analysis of isolates from patients with vaginitis in a private Greek obstetric/gynecological hospital (2003-2006)
    Christos Iavazzo
    Alfa Institute of Biomedical Sciences AIBS, Athens, Greece
    Med Sci Monit 14:CR228-31. 2008
    ..This study was conducted to describe microbial etiology in a population of symptomatic women with vaginitis in Greece...
  81. ncbi request reprint Retroperitoneal ancient schwannoma presenting as an ovarian tumor in a patient with uterine cancer. A case report
    K Bakalianou
    2nd Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Pathology Laboratory, University of Athens, Aretaieion Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Gynaecol Oncol 30:595-6. 2009
    ..Ancient schwannomas are rare tumors of neural origin. We present a case of a retroperitoneal ancient schwannoma by discussing the main symptoms, ultrasound and CT findings, treatment, and histopathological characteristics...
  82. ncbi request reprint The slow levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system (LNG-IUS) 20 mcg/day: a literature review
    N Salakos
    2nd Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Athens, Aretaieion Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Clin Exp Obstet Gynecol 37:89-96. 2010
    ..After a literature search in Pubmed, a narrative review in the field is presented...
  83. ncbi request reprint A case of endometrial carcinoma arising in a 36-year-old woman with uterine atypical polypoid adenomyoma (APA)
    K Bakalianou
    2nd Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Athens, Aretaieion Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Gynaecol Oncol 29:298-9. 2008
    ..We present a case of endometrial carcinoma arising in a 36-year-old woman with atypical polypoid adenomyoma. The diagnosis and treatment of such a tumor is discussed through an English literature review...
  84. ncbi request reprint Leiomyomatosis with multiple extrauterine pulmonary sites: an unusual case report
    K Bakalianou
    2nd Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Aretaieion University Hospital, Medical School, University of Athens, Greece
    Clin Exp Obstet Gynecol 35:86-8. 2008
    ..The treatment of leiomyomatosis is not standardized and many possible variations are under investigation. Still the prognosis is usually excellent...
  85. ncbi request reprint Mid-trimester amniotic fluid interleukins (IL-1β, IL-10 and IL-18) as possible predictors of preterm delivery
    K Puchner
    Second Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Athens, Aretaieion Hospital, Athens, Greece
    In Vivo 25:141-8. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether amniotic fluid IL-1β, IL-10 and IL-18 concentrations in women undergoing mid-trimester amniocentesis can identify those at risk for preterm labor or preterm rupture of membranes...
  86. ncbi request reprint Paget's disease of the vulva. A ten-year experience
    K Bakalianou
    2nd Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Athens, Aretaieion Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Gynaecol Oncol 29:368-70. 2008
    ..Paget's disease of the vulva is a rare neoplasmatic lesion which mainly affects postmenopausal women...
  87. ncbi request reprint Vulvar cancer: prognostic significance of the clinicopathological characteristics
    K Bakalianou
    2nd Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Athens, Aretaieion Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Gynaecol Oncol 31:551-4. 2010
    ..During the period January 1996 to December 2005, 82 patients were treated for a vulvar malignancy. The management was surgical...
  88. ncbi request reprint The role of ovarian transposition in patients with early stage cervical cancer--two case reports
    N Salakos
    2nd Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical School, University of Athens, Aretaieion Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Gynaecol Oncol 29:280-1. 2008
    ..The aim of the study is to present two cases of premenopausal women with early stage cervical carcinoma who underwent ovarian transposition. The role and the advantages of this technique are discussed...