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04 May First Worldwide Laparoscopic Total Pancreatoduodenectomy in a patient with coexisting IPMN & SPNP neoplasms at the G.H.A. “Evangelismos”.

The highly complicated laparoscopic total pancreatoduodenectomy with concurrent lymph node cleansing was successfully completed by Dr. Vasileios Drakopoulos, at a very rare case of a patient with coexisting  Intraductal Papillary Mucinous Neoplasm (IPMN) and Solid Pseudopapillary Neoplasm of the Pancreas (SPNP). It is worth mentioning...

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06 Jan “LIFE BRIDGE” TODAY IN CRETE

Almost a year after the unprecedented in Greece, graft removal operation, simultaneously from two organ multi-donors, at the “Venizelio” Hospital of Heralkion, Crete, Transplant Teams from 3 Hospitals met again in Heraklion, today, on Epiphany Day, for the graft removals of a 27 y.o. donor,...

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28 Dec Laparoscopic Total Colectomy

Dr Vasileios Drakopoulos performed a successful Laparoscopic Total Colectomy on a woman aged 58 y.o., who suffered from colon cancer. The laparoscopic approach offers – compared to traditional, open surgery – less loss of blood, less postoperative pain, rapid recover and return to everyday life,...

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29 Sep FATHER OFFERS THE GIFT OF LIFE TO HIS SON – LAPAROSCOPIC NEPHRECTOMY FOR LIVING DONOR KIDNEY TRANSPLANTATION AT “EVANGELISMOS”.

One more successful laparoscopic nephrectomy for living donor kidney transplantation was concluded today at “Evangelismos”, validating  once again the success of this method in Greece - as adopted and implemented exclusively by the 1st Surgery Clinic & Organ Transplantation Unit of the G.H.A. “Evangelismos”, run...

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22 Sep THE MOST PRECIOUS GIFT BY A 57 Y.O. DONOR

The most precious gift from a 57 y.o. donor, next to his brave family’s decision to turn loss into hope, by authorizing organ donation. Following the great efforts of the G.H.A “Evangelismos” ICU doctors, the donor’s organs were recovered earlier today, with the participation of surgical...

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20 Sep THE 1ST TOTAL LAPAROSCOPIC HYSTERECTOMY AND BILATERAL SALPINGO-OOPHORECTOMY AT THE G.H.A “EVANGELISMOS”

Dr Vasileios Drakopoulos performed with great success the 1st  - at the G.H.A. “Evangelismos” – Total Laparoscopic Hysterectomy (TLH) and Bilateral Salpingo-Oophorectomy. The minimally invasive procedure took place at the 1st Surgery Clinic & Organ Transplant Unit, with the contribution of Dr. Nikolaos Roukounakis, assisted by...

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