Christodoulos Kaoutzanis

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Incidence and Risk Factors for Major Surgical Site Infections in Aesthetic Surgery: Analysis of 129,007 Patients
    Christodoulos Kaoutzanis
    Drs Kaoutzanis and Winocour are Plastic Surgery Fellows, Drs Gupta and Higdon are Assistant Professors, and Dr Shack is a Professor and Chairman, Department of Plastic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN Dr Grotting is a Clinical Professor, Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL and CME MOC Section Editor for Aesthetic Surgery Journal
    Aesthet Surg J 37:89-99. 2017
  2. pmc Accidental ingestion of a cocktail stick
    Christodoulos Kaoutzanis
    Department of General Surgery, Medway Maritime Hospital, Kent, UK
    BMJ Case Rep 2010:. 2010
  3. pmc Non-umbilical cutaneous metastasis of a pancreatic adenocarcinoma
    Christodoulos Kaoutzanis
    Department of Surgery, Saint Joseph Mercy Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    BMJ Case Rep 2013:. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Is hepato-imino diacetic acid scan a better imaging modality than abdominal ultrasound for diagnosing acute cholecystitis?
    Christodoulos Kaoutzanis
    Department of Surgery, Saint Joseph Mercy Health System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA Electronic address
    Am J Surg 210:473-82. 2015
  5. doi request reprint Risk factors for postoperative wound infections and prolonged hospitalization after ventral/incisional hernia repair
    C Kaoutzanis
    Department of Surgery, Saint Joseph Mercy Health System, 5333 McAuley Drive, Reichert Health Building, Suite R 2111, Ann Arbor, MI, 48106, USA
    Hernia 19:113-23. 2015
  6. doi request reprint Abdominal ultrasound versus hepato-imino diacetic acid scan in diagnosing acute cholecystitis--what is the real benefit?
    Christodoulos Kaoutzanis
    Department of Surgery, Saint Joseph Mercy Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan Electronic address
    J Surg Res 188:44-52. 2014
  7. doi request reprint Use of gracilis muscle as a "walking" flap for repair of a rectovaginal fistula
    C Kaoutzanis
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Saint Joseph Mercy Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48106, USA
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 66:e197-200. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Postoperative surgical site infections after ventral/incisional hernia repair: a comparison of open and laparoscopic outcomes
    Christodoulos Kaoutzanis
    Department of Surgery, Saint Joseph Mercy Health System, 5333 McAuley Drive, Reichert Health Building, Suite R 2111, Ann Arbor, MI 48106, USA
    Surg Endosc 27:2221-30. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Urgent aortic valve replacement for infective endocarditis during the 23rd week of pregnancy
    Christodoulos Kaoutzanis
    Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Nicosia General Hospital, Nicosia, Cyprus
    Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 61:296-300. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Successful repair of injured hepatic veins and inferior vena cava following blunt traumatic injury, by using cardiopulmonary bypass and hypothermic circulatory arrest
    Christodoulos Kaoutzanis
    Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Nicosia General Hospital, Nicosia, Cyprus
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 12:84-6. 2011

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  1. ncbi request reprint Incidence and Risk Factors for Major Surgical Site Infections in Aesthetic Surgery: Analysis of 129,007 Patients
    Christodoulos Kaoutzanis
    Drs Kaoutzanis and Winocour are Plastic Surgery Fellows, Drs Gupta and Higdon are Assistant Professors, and Dr Shack is a Professor and Chairman, Department of Plastic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN Dr Grotting is a Clinical Professor, Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL and CME MOC Section Editor for Aesthetic Surgery Journal
    Aesthet Surg J 37:89-99. 2017
    ..Surgical site infections (SSIs) represent one of the most common postoperative complications in patients undergoing aesthetic surgery...
  2. pmc Accidental ingestion of a cocktail stick
    Christodoulos Kaoutzanis
    Department of General Surgery, Medway Maritime Hospital, Kent, UK
    BMJ Case Rep 2010:. 2010
    ..We discuss how injuries from such events can become a diagnostic challenge. The history should be re-evaluated in any undiagnosed abdominal pain which has an unclear aetiology and negative radiology...
  3. pmc Non-umbilical cutaneous metastasis of a pancreatic adenocarcinoma
    Christodoulos Kaoutzanis
    Department of Surgery, Saint Joseph Mercy Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    BMJ Case Rep 2013:. 2013
    ..Although rare, the recognition of non-umbilical cutaneous metastases of pancreatic adenocarcinoma can be of value because they can not only detect an underlying tumour but also guide management...
  4. doi request reprint Is hepato-imino diacetic acid scan a better imaging modality than abdominal ultrasound for diagnosing acute cholecystitis?
    Christodoulos Kaoutzanis
    Department of Surgery, Saint Joseph Mercy Health System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA Electronic address
    Am J Surg 210:473-82. 2015
    ..The role of hepato-imino diacetic acid scan (HIDA) in the diagnosis of acute cholecystitis remains controversial when compared with the more commonly used abdominal ultrasound (AUS)...
  5. doi request reprint Risk factors for postoperative wound infections and prolonged hospitalization after ventral/incisional hernia repair
    C Kaoutzanis
    Department of Surgery, Saint Joseph Mercy Health System, 5333 McAuley Drive, Reichert Health Building, Suite R 2111, Ann Arbor, MI, 48106, USA
    Hernia 19:113-23. 2015
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Abdominal ultrasound versus hepato-imino diacetic acid scan in diagnosing acute cholecystitis--what is the real benefit?
    Christodoulos Kaoutzanis
    Department of Surgery, Saint Joseph Mercy Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan Electronic address
    J Surg Res 188:44-52. 2014
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Use of gracilis muscle as a "walking" flap for repair of a rectovaginal fistula
    C Kaoutzanis
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Saint Joseph Mercy Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48106, USA
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 66:e197-200. 2013
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Postoperative surgical site infections after ventral/incisional hernia repair: a comparison of open and laparoscopic outcomes
    Christodoulos Kaoutzanis
    Department of Surgery, Saint Joseph Mercy Health System, 5333 McAuley Drive, Reichert Health Building, Suite R 2111, Ann Arbor, MI 48106, USA
    Surg Endosc 27:2221-30. 2013
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Urgent aortic valve replacement for infective endocarditis during the 23rd week of pregnancy
    Christodoulos Kaoutzanis
    Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Nicosia General Hospital, Nicosia, Cyprus
    Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 61:296-300. 2013
    ..She underwent urgent aortic valve replacement and, despite implementation of known fetal-protection strategies, fetal demise occurred...
  10. doi request reprint Successful repair of injured hepatic veins and inferior vena cava following blunt traumatic injury, by using cardiopulmonary bypass and hypothermic circulatory arrest
    Christodoulos Kaoutzanis
    Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Nicosia General Hospital, Nicosia, Cyprus
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 12:84-6. 2011
    ..Immediate CPB with or without HCA can be life-saving and should be considered for patients with complex isolated retrohepatic venous injuries...
  11. doi request reprint When should pelvic sentinel lymph nodes be harvested in patients with malignant melanoma?
    Christodoulos Kaoutzanis
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, St George s Hospital, Tooting, London SW17 0QT, United Kingdom
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 65:85-90. 2012
    ..Preoperative lymphoscintigraphy for sentinel node biopsy (SNB) combined with intra-operative gamma-probe detection often identifies nodes within the pelvis. This study investigates the role of pelvic SNB harvest...
  12. doi request reprint A population-based study comparing laparoscopic and robotic outcomes in colorectal surgery
    Michael S Tam
    Division of Colorectal Surgery, Department of Surgery, Saint Joseph Mercy Health System, 5333 McAuley Drive, Suite 2111, Ann Arbor, MI, 48106, USA
    Surg Endosc 30:455-63. 2016
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare minimally invasive surgery outcomes using a large regional protocol-driven database devoted to surgical quality, improvement in patient outcomes, and cost-effectiveness...
  13. doi request reprint Postoperative hyperglycemia and adverse outcomes in patients undergoing colorectal surgery: results from the Michigan surgical quality collaborative database
    Sathish Mohan
    Department of Surgery, University of Massachusetts, Worcester, MA, USA
    Int J Colorectal Dis 30:1515-23. 2015
    ..Our objective was to assess the relationship between high blood glucose levels (BG) in the early postoperative period and the incidence of surgical site infections (SSIs), sepsis, and death following colorectal operations...
  14. doi request reprint Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs: Do They Increase the Risk of Anastomotic Leaks Following Colorectal Operations?
    Sylvester Paulasir
    1 Division of Colorectal Surgery, Department of Surgery, Saint Joseph Mercy Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan 2 Center for Statistical Consultation and Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 3 Michigan Surgical Quality Collaborative, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan
    Dis Colon Rectum 58:870-7. 2015
    ..However, conflicting evidence exists regarding the adverse association of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug use with intestinal anastomotic healing in colorectal surgery...
  15. doi request reprint Chlorhexidine with isopropyl alcohol versus iodine povacrylex with isopropyl alcohol and alcohol- versus nonalcohol-based skin preparations: the incidence of and readmissions for surgical site infections after colorectal operations
    Christodoulos Kaoutzanis
    1 Department of Surgery, Saint Joseph Mercy Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan 2 Center for Statistical Consultation and Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 3 School of Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
    Dis Colon Rectum 58:588-96. 2015
    ..Preparation of the surgical site with antiseptic solutions is an essential part of wound infection prevention. To date, there is no universal consensus regarding which preparation is most efficacious...
  16. doi request reprint Classic Whipple versus pylorus-preserving pancreaticoduodenectomy in the ACS NSQIP
    Stefan W Leichtle
    Department of Surgery, St Joseph Mercy Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48106, USA
    J Surg Res 183:170-6. 2013
    ..A pylorus-preserving pancreaticoduodenectomy might confer the benefit of decreased perioperative morbidity, but existing data comparing both techniques are inconclusive...
  17. ncbi request reprint Patients Prefer Propofol to Midazolam Plus Fentanyl for Sedation for Colonoscopy: Results of a Single-Center Randomized Equivalence Trial
    Caleb Schroeder
    1 Department of Surgery, Saint Joseph Mercy Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan 2 Department of Biostatistics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
    Dis Colon Rectum 59:62-69. 2016
    ..The former usually requires the presence of an anesthesia caregiver. The strategy that optimizes patient satisfaction has not yet been determined...
  18. ncbi request reprint Venous Thromboembolism in the Cosmetic Patient: Analysis of 129,007 Patients
    Julian Winocour
    Drs Winocour and Kaoutzanis are Plastic Surgery Fellows, Mr Shi is a Medical Student, Dr Shack is a Professor and Chairman, and Drs Gupta and Higdon are Assistant Professors, Department of Plastic Surgery, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN Dr Grotting is a Clinical Professor, Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL and CME MOC Section Editor for Aesthetic Surgery Journal
    Aesthet Surg J . 2016
    ..The true rate of VTE in this patient population remains largely unknown with current American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) prophylaxis recommendations partially extrapolated from other surgical specialties...
  19. doi request reprint Tissue oxygen saturation for the risk stratification of septic patients
    Stefan W Leichtle
    Section of Surgical Critical Care, St Joseph Mercy Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48106, USA Electronic address
    J Crit Care 28:1111.e1-5. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine if Sto2 would predict admission to an intensive (ICU) or progressive care unit in patients with early signs of sepsis...
  20. doi request reprint Autologous Fat Grafting After Breast Reconstruction in Postmastectomy Patients: Complications, Biopsy Rates, and Locoregional Cancer Recurrence Rates
    Christodoulos Kaoutzanis
    From the Department of Surgery, Saint Joseph Mercy Health System Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Health System and Department of Biostatistics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
    Ann Plast Surg 76:270-5. 2016
    ..However, there are few studies evaluating outcomes in this patient population. The purpose of this study was to assess outcomes of autologous fat grafting after breast reconstruction in postmastectomy patients...
  21. pmc Perforation of Meckel's diverticulum by an intact fish bone
    Nicolas J Mouawad
    Department of General Surgery, Saint Joseph Mercy Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    BMJ Case Rep 2013:. 2013
    ..The patient was treated successfully with a segmental resection and primary anastomosis, and had an uneventful postoperative recovery...