ASI Technique – The evolution in total hip arthroplasty

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Dr. Ioannis Tsarouchas,MD
Orthopaedic Surgeon PHD,
University of Athens Director Of the Large Joints Clinic Athens Medical Center.

The correct function of the joints, irrespective of age, is essential for most everyday activities and, therefore, for a good quality of life.

More specifically, the hip joint, connecting the legs to the trunk, is necessary for all body movements. If it is defective, it may cause severe pain and motion hindrance.

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First Transcatheter Closure of Patent Ductus Arteriosus (PDA) successfully completed on low birth-weight preterm neonate in Greece

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Dr Georgios Sarris George S. Tsaousis

The transcatheter technique (without the need for open-heart surgery) to close the patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) in a low birth-weight preterm neonate was used for the first time in Greece at IASO Children's Hospital. This is a pioneering technique that has been used in just a few patients at major medical centers in the USA, with only 25 reports published in international scientific journals.

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Τranscatheter techniques for Αortic Valve Insertion

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Dr. Vassilios Gulielmos
Ass. Professor for Cardiac Surgery

In the past decades there is a trend to reduce surgical trauma in cardiac surgery most times either avoiding median sternotomy or to stop the heart during surgery or even both.

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Total hip and knees arthoplasties

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Adam Athanasios
Orthopaedic Surgeon, MD, FICS

With the use of innovative surgical techniques (Minimal Invasive Surgery- MIS) and a specialized protocol of pharmaceutical treatment before, during and after surgery, we are able to perform in Greece total arthroplasties WITHOUT blood transfusion.

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