Panagiotis Kafas

Summary

Publications

  1. pmc Uncommon synchronous histopathological features of a radicular cyst: a case report
    Panagiotis Kafas
    Department of Oral Surgery and Radiology, School of Dentistry, Aristotle University, Thessalonica, Greece
    Cases J 2:9067. 2009
  2. pmc Upper-lip laser frenectomy without infiltrated anaesthesia in a paediatric patient: a case report
    Panagiotis Kafas
    Department of Oral Surgery, Surgical Implantology and Radiology, School of Dentistry, Aristotle University, Agiou Dimitriou Street, Thessalonica, 541 24, Greece
    Cases J 2:7138. 2009
  3. pmc A patient with ulcerated calcifying epithelioma of Malherbe in the pinna: case report
    Tahwinder Upile
    Department of Head and Neck Surgery, Chase Farm and Barnet NHS Trust, Enfield, UK
    Head Neck Oncol 4:25. 2012
  4. pmc Delay in pathological tissue processing time vs. mortality in oral cancer: short communication
    Waseem Jerjes
    Department of Surgery, Dijla University College, Baghdad, Iraq
    Head Neck Oncol 4:14. 2012
  5. pmc A patient with primary Burkitt's lymphoma of the postnasal space: case report
    Tahwinder Upile
    Department of Head and Neck Surgery, Chase Farm and Barnet NHS Trust, Enfield, UK
    Head Neck Oncol 4:33. 2012
  6. pmc Branchial cysts within the parotid salivary gland
    Tahwinder Upile
    Department of Head and Neck Surgery, Chase Farm and Barnet NHS Trust, Enfield, UK
    Head Neck Oncol 4:24. 2012
  7. pmc The effect of tobacco and alcohol and their reduction/cessation on mortality in oral cancer patients: short communication
    Waseem Jerjes
    UCL Department of Surgery, University College London Medical School, London, UK
    Head Neck Oncol 4:6. 2012
  8. pmc Vascular mimicry in cultured head and neck tumour cell lines
    Tahwinder Upile
    The Ear Institute, University College London, London, UK
    Head Neck Oncol 3:55. 2011
  9. pmc cTNM vs. pTNM: the effect of not applying ultrasonography in the identification of cervical nodal disease
    Waseem Jerjes
    UCL Department of Surgery, University College London, London, UK
    Head Neck Oncol 4:5. 2012
  10. pmc The stylomastoid artery as an anatomical landmark to the facial nerve during parotid surgery: a clinico-anatomic study
    Tahwinder Upile
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Charing Cross Hospital, London, UK
    World J Surg Oncol 7:71. 2009

Collaborators

  • Waseem Jerjes
  • Tahwinder Upile
  • Behrad Elmiyeh
  • Christos Stavrianos
  • Ioannis Nazaroglou
  • Nikolaos Angouridakis
  • Georgios Kafas
  • Leonidas Vasiliadis
  • Georgios Karkavelas
  • Angelos Nikolaou
  • Stefanos Triaridis
  • Irene Stavrianous
  • Irene Stavrianou
  • Euthimios Matoulas
  • Irodis Barlas

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. pmc Uncommon synchronous histopathological features of a radicular cyst: a case report
    Panagiotis Kafas
    Department of Oral Surgery and Radiology, School of Dentistry, Aristotle University, Thessalonica, Greece
    Cases J 2:9067. 2009
    ..The radicular cyst was associated with hemosiderin, foam cells, subepithelial fibrosis and root canal dystrophic calcification. They represent uncommon synchronous histopathological features...
  2. pmc Upper-lip laser frenectomy without infiltrated anaesthesia in a paediatric patient: a case report
    Panagiotis Kafas
    Department of Oral Surgery, Surgical Implantology and Radiology, School of Dentistry, Aristotle University, Agiou Dimitriou Street, Thessalonica, 541 24, Greece
    Cases J 2:7138. 2009
    ..The use of diode laser frenectomy without infiltrated anaesthesia is currently under investigation. Needle-less oral surgery, without infiltrated anaesthesia, is a novel situation in paediatrics with paramount importance...
  3. pmc A patient with ulcerated calcifying epithelioma of Malherbe in the pinna: case report
    Tahwinder Upile
    Department of Head and Neck Surgery, Chase Farm and Barnet NHS Trust, Enfield, UK
    Head Neck Oncol 4:25. 2012
    ..It may sometimes be difficult to histologically distinguish it from its malignant counterpart, the pilomatrix carcinoma. We report an interesting case of an ulcerated pilomatrixoma of the pinna in a middle-aged Caucasian female...
  4. pmc Delay in pathological tissue processing time vs. mortality in oral cancer: short communication
    Waseem Jerjes
    Department of Surgery, Dijla University College, Baghdad, Iraq
    Head Neck Oncol 4:14. 2012
    ..Further high evidence-based studies are required to confirm this...
  5. pmc A patient with primary Burkitt's lymphoma of the postnasal space: case report
    Tahwinder Upile
    Department of Head and Neck Surgery, Chase Farm and Barnet NHS Trust, Enfield, UK
    Head Neck Oncol 4:33. 2012
    ..We present the first reported case of a primary Burkitt's lymphoma of the postnasal space occurring in an elderly Caucasian male...
  6. pmc Branchial cysts within the parotid salivary gland
    Tahwinder Upile
    Department of Head and Neck Surgery, Chase Farm and Barnet NHS Trust, Enfield, UK
    Head Neck Oncol 4:24. 2012
    ..Four of the most common embryological theories are also discussed with regard to these cases, as are their management...
  7. pmc The effect of tobacco and alcohol and their reduction/cessation on mortality in oral cancer patients: short communication
    Waseem Jerjes
    UCL Department of Surgery, University College London Medical School, London, UK
    Head Neck Oncol 4:6. 2012
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  8. pmc Vascular mimicry in cultured head and neck tumour cell lines
    Tahwinder Upile
    The Ear Institute, University College London, London, UK
    Head Neck Oncol 3:55. 2011
    ..We present experimental evidence of vasculogenic mimicry in HNSCC cell lines and compare them with other tumours and a positive control vascular cell line...
  9. pmc cTNM vs. pTNM: the effect of not applying ultrasonography in the identification of cervical nodal disease
    Waseem Jerjes
    UCL Department of Surgery, University College London, London, UK
    Head Neck Oncol 4:5. 2012
    ..The failure to achieve an accurate staging may lead to incomplete surgical planning and hence unforeseen problems that may adversely affect the patient's survival...
  10. pmc The stylomastoid artery as an anatomical landmark to the facial nerve during parotid surgery: a clinico-anatomic study
    Tahwinder Upile
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Charing Cross Hospital, London, UK
    World J Surg Oncol 7:71. 2009
    ..In this clinico-anatomic study, we examined the stylomastoid artery (SMA) and its relation to the facial nerve trunk; the origin of the artery was identified on cadavers and its nature was confirmed histologically...
  11. pmc Ethical and technical considerations for the creation of cell lines in the head & neck and tissue harvesting for research and drug development (Part II): ethical aspects of obtaining tissue specimens
    Tahwinder Upile
    Head and Neck Centre, University College London Hospital, London, UK
    Int Arch Med 2:9. 2009
    ..Although much has been published for the development of cell lines, these were lab based and developed for scientific technical staff...
  12. pmc Muscle disorders and dentition-related aspects in temporomandibular disorders: controversies in the most commonly used treatment modalities
    Waseem Jerjes
    Unit of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, UCL Eastman Dental Institute, UK
    Int Arch Med 1:23. 2008
    ..Surgery, except in very rare cases, is discouraged since it is the most invasive alternative; recent studies have shown healthier outcome with cognitive behavioural therapy...
  13. pmc Salivary VEGF: a non-invasive angiogenic and lymphangiogenic proxy in head and neck cancer prognostication
    Tahwinder Upile
    The Professorial Unit, Royal National Throat, Nose and Ear Hospital, London, UK
    Int Arch Med 2:12. 2009
    ..The aim of this study is to develop an independent normative database of values of salivary VEGF in a healthy population and to test the hypothesis that values would be raised in the saliva of patients with oral cancer...
  14. pmc Ethical and technical considerations for the creation of cell lines in the head & neck and tissue harvesting for research and drug development (Part I): techniques of tissue harvesting and propagation
    Tahwinder Upile
    Head and Neck Centre, University College London Hospital, London, UK
    Int Arch Med 2:8. 2009
    ..Although much has been published for the development of cell lines, these were lab based and developed for scientific technical staff...
  15. pmc Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans with fibrosarcomatous transformation of the head and neck
    Nikolaos Angouridakis
    Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery Department, AHEPA University Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Head Neck Oncol 3:5. 2011
    ..Although DFSP behave as non-aggressive malignancy, surgery with complete removal of the affected area is the intervention of choice. Moreover, adjuvant treatment and follow-up of the patient is essential in order to prevent recurrence...
  16. pmc Unilateral versus bilateral thyroarytenoid Botulinum toxin injections in adductor spasmodic dysphonia: a prospective study
    Tahwinder Upile
    The Royal National Throat, Nose and Ear Hospital, London, UK
    Head Face Med 5:20. 2009
    ..We also developed a Neurophysiological Scoring (NPS) system which has utility in the treatment administration...
  17. pmc Carbonization of a radicular cyst using fiber-optic diode laser: a case report
    Panagiotis Kafas
    Department of Oral Surgery, School of Dentistry, Aristotle University, Thessalonica, Greece
    Cases J 1:113. 2008
    ..We present an in vitro case of a diagnosed radicular cyst which carbonized after contact application of diode laser. The need for future clinical trials will be essential to prove the sensitivity of this procedure in humans...
  18. pmc Dysaesthesia in the mental nerve distribution triggered by a foreign body: a case report
    Panagiotis Kafas
    Department of Oral Surgery and Radiology, School of Dentistry, Aristotle University, Thessalonica, Greece
    Cases J 2:169. 2009
    ..Foreign bodies' entrapments in the mandibular and submandibular regions are quite common...
  19. pmc A forensic aspect of age characteristics of dentine using transversal microradiography: a case report
    Leonidas Vasiliadis
    Department of Oral Surgery and Radiology, School of Dentistry, Aristotle University, Thessalonica, Greece
    Cases J 2:4. 2009
    ..Translucency of dentine is the result of occlusion of the corresponding dentinal tubules by a mineral substance which has a refractive index similar to that of the rest of the dentine...
  20. pmc One-stage multiple root canal treatment of adjacent teeth combined with surgical apicectomies may be preferred in patients with severe anxiety under local anaesthesia: a case report
    Panagiotis Kafas
    Department of Oral Surgery and Radiology, School of Dentistry, Aristotle University, Thessalonica, Greece
    Cases J 1:262. 2008
    ..When this psychological alteration affects the patient severely, any dental operation may be found difficult under local anaesthesia. We report a case of one-stage management in a patient with periapical lesion and anxiety...
  21. pmc Thermal burn of palate caused by microwave heated cheese-pie: A case report
    Panagiotis Kafas
    Department of Oral Surgery and Radiology, School of Dentistry, Aristotle University, Thessalonica, Greece
    Cases J 1:191. 2008
    ..We present a case of a bilateral palatal burn caused by cheese-pie. Concluding, any food containing cheese, when heated in microwave oven, may cause palatal burn if eaten immediately...
  22. doi request reprint Disease Phobia in Patients with Temporomandibular Joint Pain Assessed by the Illness Attitude Scale
    Christos Stavrianos
    Aristotle University, School of Dentistry, Department of Endodontics, Thessalonica, Greece
    Acta Medica (Hradec Kralove) 52:73-75. 2009
    ..Disease phobia in patients suffering from pain, secondary to temporomandibular disorders (TMDs), is usually the consequence of long-term problems; diagnosis and treatment of this group is a real challenge for healthcare professionals...
  23. pmc Radiographic evaluation of bone regeneration after the application of plasma rich in growth factors in a lower third molar socket: a case report
    Ioannis Nazaroglou
    Department of Oral Surgery, Surgical Implantology and Radiology, School of Dentistry, Aristotle University, Agiou Dimitriou Street, Thessalonica, 541 24, Greece
    Cases J 2:9134. 2009
    ..In conclusion, PRGF was very successful in stimulating bone regeneration and promote healing following dental extraction...
  24. ncbi request reprint Mucogingival overgrowth in a geriatric patient
    Panagiotis Kafas
    Department of Oral Surgery and Radiology, School of Dentistry, Aristotle University, Thessalonica, Greece
    Dermatol Online J 16:7. 2010
    ..The treatment of this benign entity is essential mainly for masticatory reasons. The use of diode laser for epulis removal without infiltrated anesthesia in a conscious geriatric patient is currently under investigation...
  25. ncbi request reprint Disease phobia in patients with temporomandibular joint pain assessed by the Illness Attitude Scale
    Christos Stavrianos
    Department of Endodontics, Aristotle University, Thessalonica, School of Dentistry, Greece
    Acta Medica (Hradec Kralove) 52:73-5. 2009
    ..Disease phobia in patients suffering from pain, secondary to temporomandibular disorders (TMDs), is usually the consequence of long-term problems; diagnosis and treatment of this group is a real challenge for healthcare professionals...
  26. ncbi request reprint Ulcerative gingival granuloma: a condition for bone biopsy
    Panagiotis Kafas
    Department of Oral Surgery and Radiology, School of Dentistry, Aristotle University, Thessalonica, Greece
    Pak J Biol Sci 11:493-5. 2008
    ..The biological course of the disease determined on that basis. The significance of this report focused on the early diagnosis and the possible need for bone biopsy...