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Mertziotis N.,Hygeia group | Kozyrakis D.,Hygeia group | Petrolekas A.,Henry Denaunt Hospital | Terzi M.,Hygeia group Marousi | Kapranos N.,Hygeia group Marousi
Journal of the Canadian Urological Association | Year: 2012

A 62-year old male patient presented complaining of intermittent macroscopic hematuria. The ultrasonographic investigation revealed a hydronephrosis of remarkable degree with indiscrete renal parenchyma. The abdominal computed tomography scan identified a ureteral lesion with proximal dilatation, hydronephrosis and a functionless ipsilateral renal unit. The retrograde urography showed a 4-cm lesion with multiple filling defects and a smooth contour. The endoscopic examination showed an exophytic lesion, highly suspicious for malignancy. Urine cytology revealed atypia. Right nephroureterectomy was performed and the pathology revealed a ureteral inverted papilloma (UIP). Polymerase chain reaction examination for the presence of human papilloma virus, using GP5+/6+ consensus primers, was negative. The presence UIP should be considered in patients with urotheleal lesions in the ureter when the diagnostic workup for malignancy is inconclusive. The clinical course of the disease seems to be favorable. © 2012 Canadian Urological Association.


Macheras G.A.,KAT Hospital | Koutsostathis S.D.,Hygeia Group | Lepetsos P.,KAT Hospital | Anastasopoulos P.P.,KAT Hospital | And 2 more authors.
HIP International | Year: 2014

Total hip replacement is the treatment of choice for the patient suffering from end-stage hip osteoarthritis. Excellent long-term results have been published. In the presence of deformities due to congenital hip dislocation, total hip replacement is, in most of the cases, a difficult task, since the technique of performing such an operation is demanding and the results could vary. This paper presents our experience and preferred strategies focusing on challenges and surgical techniques associated with reconstructing the dysplastic hip. © 2014 Wichtig Publishing.

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