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      Combination of right nephrectomy and total pancreaticoduodenectomy for von hippel-lindau disease 

      Arkadopoulos, Nikolaos; Karapanos, Konstantinos; Stafyla, V. K.; Yiallourou, Anneza I.; Koureas, Andreas; Kondi-Pafiti, Agathi; Smyrniotis, V. (2010)
      Context Von Hippel-Lindau disease is an inherited syndrome of multiorgan neoplasia caused by a germline mutation in the von Hippel-Lindau gene and can include central nervous system tumors, renal cell carcinomas and benign ...
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      Intranodal palisaded myofibroblastoma: A case report 

      Karvouni, Helen; Yiallourou, Anneza I.; Kyriazi, Maria A.; Stafyla, V. K.; Smyrniotis, V.; Kondi-Pafiti, Agathi (2010)
      Intranodal palisaded myofibroblastoma is a rare benign soft tissue tumor, almost always arising from inguinal lymph nodes. It usually presents as a painless, slow-growing inguinal mass. We report herein a case of an ...
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      The introduction of a simple maneuver to reduce the risk of postoperative bleeding after major hepatectomies 

      Vassiliou, Ioannis; Arkadopoulos, Nikolaos; Stafyla, V. K.; Theodoraki, K.; Yiallourou, Anneza I.; Theodosopoulos, Theodosios; Kotis, George; Fragoulidis, George; Kotsis, Thomas; Smyrniotis, V. (2009)
      Background/Purpose: In major hepatectomies, postoperative increases in central venous pressure (CVP) may cause suture failure and massive bleeding. The aim of our study is to test the application of an intraoperative ...
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      Mixed acinar-endocrine carcinoma of the pancreas: A case report and review of the literature 

      Kyriazi, Maria A.; Arkadopoulos, Nikolaos; Stafyla, V. K.; Yiallourou, Anneza I.; Dafnios, Nicolaos; Theodosopoulos, Theodosios; Kairi-Vassilatou, Evi; Smyrniotis, V. (2009)
      Introduction: Pancreatic tumors usually display either a ductal, an acinar or an endocrine differentiation. Mixed exocrine and endocrine pancreatic tumors are extremely rare. There have been a few reports of the rare entity ...
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      A rare coexistence of adrenal cavernous hemangioma with extramedullar hemopoietic tissue: A case report and brief review of the literature 

      Arkadopoulos, Nikolaos; Kyriazi, Maria A.; Yiallourou, Anneza I.; Stafyla, V. K.; Theodosopoulos, Theodosios; Dafnios, Nicolaos; Smyrniotis, V.; Kondi-Pafiti, Agathi (2009)
      Background: Cavernous hemangiomas of the adrenal gland are rare, benign, non-functioning neoplastic tumors. To our knowledge, 55 cases have been reported in the literature to date. Case presentation: We report the first ...
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      Recurrent pulmonary embolism due to giant hepatic hamangioma treated with hepatectomy under vascular exclusion 

      Arkadopoulos, Nikolaos; Stafyla, V. K.; Karapanos, Konstantinos; Yiallourou, Anneza I.; Koureas, Andreas; Kondi-Pafiti, Agathi; Smyrniotis, V. (2010)
      Giant hepatic hemangiomas are benign tumors that measure more than 4 cm and are usually asymptomatic. Pulmonary embolism (PE) is an extremely rare manifestation of giant hepatic hemangiomas. We report a case of a 44-year-old ...
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      Special problems encountering surgical management of large retroperitoneal schwannomas 

      Theodosopoulos, Theodosios; Stafyla, V. K.; Tsiantoula, P.; Yiallourou, Anneza I.; Marinis, Athanasios; Kondi-Pafiti, Agathi; Chatziioannou, Achilleas; Boviatsis, Efstathios; Voros, Dionysios (2008)
      Background: Retroperitoneal schwannomas are rare, usually benign tumors that originate in the neural sheath and account for only a small percentage of retroperitoneal tumors. The aim of this clinical study is to present ...