Ioannis Bolanis

Ioannis Bolanis
Athens Medical Center · General and Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery Clinic

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Ioannis Bolanis is Director Consultant of the General and Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery Clinic, Athens Medical Center. Ioannis does research in Gastroenterology and Surgery. Their current project is 'Intersphincteric resection for rectal cancer with pull through delayed anastomosis.'
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Standard surgical treatment for low rectal cancer below 5 cm from the anal verge used to be abdominoperineal resection (APR). In recent years sphincter saving techniques like intersphincteric resection (ISR) proved to be an ongologically accepted alternative. Operations for ultra low rectal cancer are challenging and coloanal anastomosis is probabl...
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Aim-Background We report the case of a 55-year-old female with a GIST of the duodenum successfully managed by excision of the third and fourth portion of the duodenum. Duodenal gastrointestinal stromal tumours (GISTs) are very rare and constitute only 3–5% of all GISTs. There is some controversy as to whether they should be treated by a pancreatodu...
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Presacral venous hemorrhage is an uncommon but potentially life-threatening complication of rectal surgery. It is difficult to control presacral venous hemorrhage with conventional hemostatic measures and several alternative methods for hemostasis have been proposed. We described our experience of using the combination of a hemostatic matrix and an...
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Liver trauma, especially that as result of road traffic accidents, still remains a complicated problem in severely injured patients. The aim of this study was to extract useful conclusions from the management in order to improve the final outcome of such patients. Details for 86 patients with blunt hepatic trauma who were examined and treated in ou...
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Purpose: The aim of this study was to elucidate the features, indications, and surgical treatment in patients affected by complications of Crohn’s disease. Materials and methods: Between January 1986 and August 2002, 72 consecutive patients, (47 male, 25 female: mean age 37 years), were operated on for 86 occurrences of Crohn’s disease. Data were c...