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Ten-year Audit of Safe Bail-Out Alternatives to the Critical View of Safety in Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy.

World J Surg. 2019 Jul 16. doi: 10.1007/s00268-019-05082-z. [Epub ahead of print]

Primary curative surgery and preemptive or adjuvant hyperthermic peritoneal chemotherapy in colorectal cancer patients at high risk to develop peritoneal carcinomatosis. A systematic review.

J BUON. 2018 Sep-Oct;23(5):1249-1261. PMID: 30570844 Free Article

Varrious anatomical definitions of the rectum and their clinical implications: a systematic review.

Submitted for publication.

Management of adenocarcinoma of the upper rectum.

Submitted for publication.

Breast cancer skin recurrence: a comprehensive review on pathogenesis, treatment, and prognosis.

Submitted for publication.

Definition of the Rectum: An International, Expert-based Delphi Consensus.

2019 Apr 8. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000003251. [Epub ahead of print

Clinical practice guidelines for the surgical treatment of rectal cancer: a consensus statement of the Hellenic Society of Medical Oncologists (HeSMO) Annals of Gastroenterology (2016) 29, 103-126
Clinical practice guidelines for the management of metastatic colorectal cancer: a consensus statement of the Hellenic Society of Medical Oncologists (HeSMO). Ann Gastroenterol. 2016 Oct-Dec;29(4):390-416.
Is It Possible to Reduce Even More Need for Axillary Dissection? Advances in Breast Cancer Research, 2013, 2, 44-50 doi:10.4236/abcr.2013.22008
Giant sternal metastasis secondary to follicular carcinoma of the thyroid gland: report of a case Surg Today. 2012 May 11
Complete Mesocolic Excision In Colon Cancer Surgery: A Comparison Between Open And Laparoscopic Approach Distal Right-Sided Colon Cancer Remains A Challenge For Laparoscopy Colorectal Dis. 2012 Mar 5. doi: 10.1111/j.1463-1318.2012.03019.x.
Simple suture or prosthesis hiatal closure in laparoscopic repair of paraesophageal hernia: a retrospective cohort study Dis Esophagus. 2011 Feb;24(2):69-78.
Specific esophagogram to assess functional outcomes after Heller’s myotomy and Dor’s fundoplication for esophageal achalasia. Dis Esophagus. 2011 Sep;24(7):451-7
Review Article. Sentinel Node Biopsy for Breast Cancer Patients: Issues for Discussion and Our Practice Patholog Res Int. 2010 Dec 28;2011:109712
Laparoscopic or open surgery for the cancer of the middle and lower rectum short-term outcomes of a comparative non-randomised study Int J Colorectal Dis. 2009 Jul;24(7):761-9
Quality of surgery for rectal carcinoma: comparison between open and laparoscopic approaches (2009) American Journal of Surgery, 198 (5), pp. 702-708
Laparoscopic or open surgery for the cancer of the middle and lower rectum short-term outcomes of a comparative non-randomised study (2009) International Journal of Colorectal Disease, 24 (7), pp. 761-769
Patterns of esophageal acid exposure after laparoscopic Heller’s myotomy and Dor’s fundoplication for esophageal achalasia (2008) Surgical Endoscopy and Other Interventional Techniques, 22 (6), pp. 1493-1499
Stapled transanal rectal resection (Starr) to reverse the anatomic disorders of pelvic floor dyssynergia (2007) World Journal of Surgery, 31 (6), pp. 1329-1335
Lymph node clearance after total mesorectal excision for rectal cancer: Laparoscopic versus open approach (2007) Digestive Diseases, 25 (1), pp. 94-99
Long-term functional results after laparoscopic surgery for esophageal achalasia (2007) American Journal of Surgery, 193 (1), pp. 26-31
Meckel’s diverticulum lithiasis: A case of small bowel obstruction due to a migrated Meckel’s enterolith (2006) Indian Journal of Surgery, 68 (1), pp. 41-43
Rectoanal intussusception: Presentation of the disorder and late results of resection rectopexy (2005) Diseases of the Colon and Rectum, 48 (4), pp. 838-844
The effect of total and anterior partial fundoplication on antireflux mechanisms of the gastroesophageal junction (2004) American Journal of Surgery, 188 (1), pp. 39-44
Gastric electrical activity in patients with cholelithiasis undergoing laparoscopic cholecystectomy: A prospective controlled study (2004) Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, 19 (6), pp. 661-664
Factors affecting esophageal motility in gastroesophageal reflux disease (2003) Archives of Surgery, 138 (3), pp. 241-246
Laparoscopic Heller cardiomyotomy and Dor fundoplication for esophageal achalasia: Possible factors predicting outcome (2001) Archives of Surgery, 136 (11), pp. 1240-1243
Adjuvant radiotherapy and chemotherapy in the treatment of rectal cancer (2000) Annals of Gastroenterology, 13 (2), pp. 89-94
Anorectal function after low anterior resection of the rectum (1995) International Journal of Colorectal Disease, 10 (2), pp. 101-106
Gallbladder emptying after antiulcer gastric surgery (1994) American Journal of Surgery, 168 (4), pp. 335-339
Reproducibility of gallbladder emptying scintigraphic studies 1994) Journal of Nuclear Medicine, 35 (5), pp. 835-839
Roux-en-Y gastroenterostomy severely disturbs emptying of the gallbladder (1994) Journal of the American College of Surgeons, 179 (3), pp. 313-317
Parietal seeding of carcinoma of the gallbladder after laparoscopic cholecystectomy (1992) British Journal of Surgery, 79 (8), pp. 845-846
Surgical treatment of the enterogastric reflux syndrome: Preoperative and postoperative estimation by 99mTc-HIDA scintigraphy (1992) American Surgeon, 58 (12), pp. 787-791
Erythromycin accelerates delayed gastric emptying of solids in patients after truncal vagotomy and pyloroplasty (1992) European Journal of Surgery, Acta Chirurgica, 158 (8), pp. 407-411
Enterogastric reflux after various types of antiulcer gastric surgery: Quantitation by 99mTc-HIDA scintigraphy (1991) Gastroenterology, 101 (4), pp. 991-998
Hydatid disease of the liver. Diagnosis and surgical treatment (1991) HPB Surgery, 4 (1), pp. 59-67
Serum and urine α-amylase isoenzymes levels after operative cholangiogram. A prospective clinical and biochemical study (1990) HPB Surgery, 3 (1), pp. 47-51
Intrabiliary rupture of hydatid cyst of the liver. Simple tube drainage of the common bile duct or choledochoduodenostomy? (1990) Digestive Surgery, 7 (3), pp. 148-152