Doctors’ Articles

October 10, 2017

Laparoscopic Gastric Banding – Lap Band

Article by Panagiotis Glentis MD, Bariatric Surgery. Laparoscopic Gastric Banding – Lap Band Gastric banding is one of the less invasive techniques among weight loss operations. Gastric banding achieves weight loss, lowering the amount of food that the patient can consume. From 1993 this operation […]
June 6, 2016

Weight Loss Operations

Article by Panagiotis Glentis MD, Bariatric Surgery. Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass Laparoscopic Roux en Y gastric bypass is a combined restrictive and malabsorptive operation. That is, it restricts the amount of food that can be consumed by the person and also a portion of this food […]
April 21, 2016

Physical performance and quality of life after operation

Article by Owe Lundberg MD, PhD General Surgery. Physical performance and quality of life after extended abdominoperineal excision of rectum and reconstruction of the pelvic floor with gluteus maximus flap PURPOSE: This study aimed to evaluate the physical performance and quality of life after an […]
March 23, 2016

Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy

Article by Panagiotis Glentis MD, Bariatric Surgery. Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy Sleeve gastrectomy or gastric sleeve is one of the most popular and effective weight loss operations that was first performed in 1993 in Australia. It is a restrictive bariatric operation, in which a portion of […]
February 22, 2016

Endovenous Laser Treatment for Varicose Veins

Article by Konstantinos Xiromeritis MD, Vascular Surgery. Varicose Veins Varicose veins are enlarged veins that often appear ropey and look blue or red. However, they also often occur deeper under your skin where you are not able to see them. People who suffer from this […]
February 11, 2016

Laparoscopic Gastric Plication

Article by Panagiotis Glentis MD, Bariatric Surgery. Laparoscopic or robotic vertical gastric plication is a new bariatric procedure that gains ground during the last 10 years and outmatches other bariatric procedures, because of the many advantages that this operation has to offer. Gastric plication or, […]
February 1, 2016

Vein disorders are treatable

Article by Konstantinos Xiromeritis MD, Vascular Surgery. Unfortunately, vein disease doesn’t go away on its own and will only get worse over time – making future treatment more extensive. Although approximately 45 percent of men suffer from vein disease, it’s still women who are mainly […]
June 17, 2015

Groin hernias

Article by Georgios Stylianidis MD, General Surgery. The hernia of the groin is divided to the inguinal hernia and to the femoral hernia. The inguinal hernia is the most common diagnosis of General Surgery with an incidence of about 200 new cases per 100.000 citizens […]