Mr. Athanasios Petrou, MD., MSc(HPB), PhD - /Department of HPB & Surgical Oncology, American Medical Center  - Consultant Surgeon/HPB (Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic) & SURGICAL ONCOLOGY & Hon. Assistant Professor at the St George's University of London /Medical School at the University of Nicosia

Mr. Athanasios Petrou

MD., MSc(HPB), PhD

/Department of HPB & Surgical Oncology, American Medical Center

Consultant Surgeon/HPB (Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic) & SURGICAL ONCOLOGY & Hon. Assistant Professor at the St George's University of London /Medical School at the University of Nicosia

Nicosia, E.U | Cyprus

Main Specialties: Surgery

Additional Specialties: Hepatobiliary (HPB) and Surgical Oncology

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Mr. Athanasios Petrou, MD., MSc(HPB), PhD - /Department of HPB & Surgical Oncology, American Medical Center  - Consultant Surgeon/HPB (Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic) & SURGICAL ONCOLOGY & Hon. Assistant Professor at the St George's University of London /Medical School at the University of Nicosia

Mr. Athanasios Petrou

MD., MSc(HPB), PhD

Introduction

Dr. Athanasios Petrou MD, MSc (HPB), PhD

Head of Advanced Laparoscopic HPB Center, at AMC

Consultant Surgeon: HPB & SURGICAL ONCOLOGY

Dr. Petrou is head of the Hepatobiliary and Surgical Oncology Centers at AIMIS (American Institute of Minimal Invasive Surgery) Clinics and the American Medical Center (AMC) and collaborator surgeon at Nicosia General Hospital. He completed his surgical training at LAIKO Hospital in Athens and at several UK hospitals including Hammersmith Hospital, London, The Royal Marsden Hospital, Imperial College, London, NHS Trust – Department of Academic Surgery, and Churchill Hospital, Oxford, specializing in Hepatobiliary Surgery and Surgical Oncology. He has a Master’s Degree in Hepatobiliary Surgery from Democritus University of Thrace and a PhD title from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens.

Dr. Petrou is head surgeon of the Nanoknife (Irreversible Electroporation – IRE) Program in Cyprus. He is also the head of the recently established Advanced Laparoscopic Hepatobiliary Surgery Program at AIMIS and the American Medical Center (AMC).

Dr. Petrou is a member of the Association of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeons (AUGIS) of Great Britain and Ireland, the European-African Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association (E-AHPBA), the International Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association (I-HPBA), and the European Society of Surgical Oncology (ESSO). He has more than 80 published articles, clinical and experimental papers in international scientific journals, and many presentations at international surgical meetings and conferences.

Primary Affiliation: /Department of HPB & Surgical Oncology, American Medical Center - Nicosia, E.U , Cyprus

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Education

Apr 2010
Oxford HPB and Transplant Center, Churchill Hospital, University of Oxford
Senior Fellow in HPB nad Transplant Surgery
Sep 2009
Royal Marsden Hospital, NHS London, Department of Academic Surgery
Senior HPB and Surgical Oncology Fellow
Sep 2007
Hammersmith Hospital, NHS London, Department of HPB Surgery
Hon. Clinical HPB Fellow
Jan 2004
First Department of Surgery, University of Athens Medical School
SpR in General Surgery

Experience

Jan 2019
American Institute of Minimal Invasive Surgery (AIMIS)
Lead Consultant Surgeon in Hepatobiliary/Pancreatic Surgery and Surgical Oncology
Jan 2019
American Medical Center
Head of the Advanced Laparoscopic HPB Center
Nov 2011
Nicosia Teaching Hospital, Cyprus Ministry of Health
Lead Consultant Surgeon: HPB and Surgical Oncology

Publications

47Publications

357Reads

1327Profile Views

118PubMed Central Citations

Retroperitoneal sarcomas: does the center really matter?

Surgery 2018 04 2;163(4):971-972. Epub 2017 Dec 2.

First Department of Surgery, Laikon General Hospital, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.surg.2017.10.033DOI Listing
April 2018
9 Reads
3.380 Impact Factor

ALPPS Procedure for Hepatocellular Carcinoma in Patients With Chronic Liver Disease: Revealing a Terra Incognita.

Ann Surg 2017 12;266(6):e106-e107

Lerner Research Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio Laikon General Hospital, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SLA.0000000000001890DOI Listing
December 2017
4 Reads
1 Citation
8.330 Impact Factor

The effect of Guidelines in surgical decision making: The paradigm of hepatocellular carcinoma.

J BUON 2016 Nov-Dec;21(6):1332-1336

Lerner Research Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.

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June 2017
1 Read
0.710 Impact Factor

The value of calprotectin S100A8/A9 complex as a biomarker in colorectal cancer: A systematic review.

J BUON 2016 Jul-Aug;21(4):859-866

First Department of Surgery, "Laikon" General Hospital, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece.

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March 2017
8 Reads
3 Citations
0.710 Impact Factor

Prognostic indicators following curative pancreatoduodenectomy for pancreatic carcinoma: A retrospective multivariate analysis of a single centre experience.

J BUON 2016 Jul-Aug;21(4):874-882

Department of Surgery, New Nicosia General Hospital, Nicosia, Cyprus.

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March 2017
16 Reads
1 Citation
0.710 Impact Factor

Parenchymal-sparing Hepatectomy as the New Doctrine in the Treatment of Liver-metastatic Colorectal Disease: Beyond Oncological Outcomes.

Anticancer Res 2017 01;37(1):9-14

First Department of Surgery, Laikon General Hospital, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.21873/anticanres.11283DOI Listing
January 2017
3 Reads
2 Citations
1.872 Impact Factor

Ablation of the locally advanced pancreatic cancer: An introduction and brief summary of techniques.

J BUON 2016 May-Jun;21(3):650-8

Surgery Department, New Nicosia General Hospital, Limassol Old Road No. 215, Strovolos, 2029 Nicosia, Cyprus.

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December 2016
13 Reads
1 Citation
0.710 Impact Factor

Mechanistic insights of rapid liver regeneration after associating liver partition and portal vein ligation for stage hepatectomy.

World J Gastroenterol 2016 Sep;22(33):7613-24

Demetrios Moris, Department of Immunology, Lerner Research Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, United States.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5011675PMC
September 2016
19 Reads
2 Citations
2.370 Impact Factor

Solid Organ Cool-tip Radiofrequency Ablation: An Experimental Study with Clinicopathological Correlations.

In Vivo 2016 Jan-Feb;30(1):41-5

First Department of Surgery, Laiko General Hospital, University of Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece.

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September 2016
10 Reads
1.150 Impact Factor

Pushing the frontiers of operative treatment of hydatid liver disease a step forward.

Surgery 2016 09 24;160(3):818. Epub 2016 Mar 24.

1(st) Department of Surgery, Laikon General Hospital, Athens Medical School, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.surg.2016.02.007DOI Listing
September 2016
7 Reads
1 Citation
3.380 Impact Factor

Microwave versus saline-linked radiofrequency (Aquamantys) assisted liver resection in a porcine liver resection model. A safety and feasibility pilot study.

J BUON 2016 Mar-Apr;21(2):412-8

1st Department of Surgery, Laikon General Hospital, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece.

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July 2016
16 Reads
1 Citation
0.710 Impact Factor

The Hepaticojejunostomy Technique with Intra-Anastomotic Stent in Biliary Diseases and Its Evolution throughout the Years: A Technical Analysis.

Gastroenterol Res Pract 2016 13;2016:3692096. Epub 2016 Apr 13.

1st Department of Surgery, University of Athens Medical School, Laikon General Hospital, Agiou Thoma 17, 11527 Athens, Greece.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/3692096DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4846744PMC
May 2016
13 Reads
5 Citations
1.502 Impact Factor

The ALPPS procedure as a novel "liver-first" approach in treating liver metastases of colon cancer: the first experience in Greek Cypriot area.

World J Surg Oncol 2016 Mar 8;14:67. Epub 2016 Mar 8.

1st Department of Surgery, Medical School, Laikon General Hospital, University of Athens, Athens, Greece.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12957-016-0827-3DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4782321PMC
March 2016
11 Reads
2 Citations
1.200 Impact Factor

A Case of Pneumococcal Peritonitis after Caesarean Section in a Healthy Woman.

Case Rep Surg 2015 13;2015:350573. Epub 2015 Oct 13.

St George's University of London Programme, University of Nicosia, 93 Agiou Nikolaou Street, Engomi, 2408 Nicosia, Cyprus ; Surgery Department, New Nicosia General Hospital, Limassol Old Road No. 215, Strovolos, 2029 Nicosia, Cyprus.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4623358PMC
November 2015
16 Reads
1 Citation

Radiofrequency ablation of the pancreas: protective effect of local cooling techniques.

Am Surg 2015 May;81(5):483-91

Department of Surgery, Konstantopouleion General Hospital, Athens, Greece.

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May 2015
23 Reads

Pneumatosis cystoides intestinalis after cetuximab chemotherapy for squamous cell carcinoma of parotid gland.

Case Rep Surg 2015 31;2015:530680. Epub 2015 Jan 31.

Laiko General Hospital, Athens Medical School, National and Kapodistrian University, Agiou Thoma 17, 11527 Athens, Greece.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/530680DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4329742PMC
March 2015
1 Read
6 Citations

Early or Delayed Intervention for Bile Duct Injuries following Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy? A Dilemma Looking for an Answer.

Gastroenterol Res Pract 2015 2;2015:104235. Epub 2015 Feb 2.

1st Department of Surgery, University of Athens Medical School, Laikon General Hospital, Agiou Thoma 17 Street, 11527 Athens, Greece.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4333332PMC
February 2015
36 Reads
2 Citations
1.502 Impact Factor

Radiofrequency ablation-assisted liver resection: a step toward bloodless liver resection.

Hepatobiliary Pancreat Dis Int 2015 Feb;14(1):69-74

Nicosia Surgical Department, Division of Hepatobiliary Pancreatic Surgery, Nicosia General Hospital, Nicosia, Cyprus.

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February 2015
9 Reads
2 Citations
1.170 Impact Factor

Radiofrequency ablation assisted resection for hepatocellular carcinoma: morbidity, mortality and long term survival.

J BUON 2014 Jan-Mar;19(1):256-62

Institute of Liver Studies, King's College Hospital, School of Medicine, King's College London , London, UK.

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May 2014
12 Reads
1 Citation
0.710 Impact Factor

Hemobilia due to cystic artery stump pseudoaneurysm following laparoscopic cholecystectomy: case presentation and literature review.

Int Surg 2012 Apr-Jun;97(2):140-4

Department of Hepatobiliary Surgery, Churchill Hospital, Oxford, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.9738/CC52.1DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3723213PMC
February 2014
1 Read
4 Citations
0.250 Impact Factor

Acute appendicitis as a rare complication of gastric band.

J Surg Case Rep 2013 Oct 7;2013(10). Epub 2013 Oct 7.

Department of Surgery, Nicosia General Hospital, Cyprus.

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October 2013
4 Reads

Isolated jejunal perforation following bicycle handlebar injury in adults: a case report.

Case Rep Emerg Med 2013 5;2013:678678. Epub 2013 Aug 5.

Department of Surgery, Nicosia General Hospital, Palaios Dromos Lefkosias-Lemesou, No. 215, Strovolos, 2029 Nicosia, Cyprus.

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August 2013
5 Reads

Pneumothorax following ERCP: Report of Two Cases with Different Pathophysiology.

Case Rep Med 2013 24;2013:206564. Epub 2013 Jun 24.

Department of Surgery, Nicosia Government Hospital, Palaios Dromos Lefkosias-Lemesou, No. 215, Strovolos, 2029 Nicosia, Cyprus.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3707261PMC
July 2013
7 Reads

History of biliary surgery.

World J Surg 2013 May;37(5):1006-12

First Department of Surgery, Laikon Teaching Hospital, University of Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00268-013-1960-6DOI Listing
May 2013
12 Reads
2.642 Impact Factor

Time course changes of anti- and pro-apoptotic proteins in apigenin-induced genotoxicity.

Chin Med 2013 May 4;8(1). Epub 2013 May 4.

Cell Cultures Unit, Laboratory of Experimental Surgery and Surgical Research, Faculty of Medicine, Democritus University of Thrace, Dragana, Alexandroupolis, Greece.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1749-8546-8-9DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3660279PMC
May 2013
8 Reads
1 Citation
2.343 Impact Factor

Idiopathic unilateral adrenal haemorrhage and adrenal mass: a case report and review of the literature.

Case Rep Surg 2013 10;2013:567186. Epub 2013 Apr 10.

Department of Surgery, Nicosia General Hospital, 29 Patmos Street, Strovolos, 2062 Nicosia, Cyprus.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3639683PMC
May 2013
3 Reads
2 Citations

Surgery via natural orifices in human beings: yesterday, today, tomorrow.

Am J Surg 2012 Jul 28;204(1):93-102. Epub 2011 Dec 28.

First Department of Surgery, Laiko General Hospital, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Agiou Thoma 17 St., Athens, Greece.

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July 2012
5 Reads
15 Citations
2.291 Impact Factor

Use of intraoperative endoscopy to localize bleeding in the small intestine.

Ann Ital Chir 2012 Jan-Feb;83(1):29-32; discussion 32-3

Dipartimento di Chirurgia D'Urgenza, Senologica e dei Trapianti, Policlinico Tor Vergata, Roma, Italy.

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April 2012
1 Read
1 Citation
0.683 Impact Factor

A pathological fracture and a solitary mass in the right clavicle: an unusual first presentation of HCC and the role of immunohistochemistry.

World J Surg Oncol 2012 Mar 8;10:50. Epub 2012 Mar 8.

1st Department of Surgery, Laiko General Hospital, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, 17 St, Thomas Str, Athens 115 27, Greece.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1477-7819-10-50DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3310740PMC
March 2012
6 Reads
1 Citation
1.200 Impact Factor

Acute recurrent pancreatitis: a possible clinical manifestation of ampullary cancer.

JOP 2011 Nov 9;12(6):593-7. Epub 2011 Nov 9.

Department of Hepatobiliary Surgery, Churchill Hospital, Oxford, United Kingdom.

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November 2011
1 Citation

Solitary skin metastasis from sarcomatoid carcinoma of the bladder: a case report.

J Med Case Rep 2011 Sep 28;5:484. Epub 2011 Sep 28.

Dipartimento di Chirurgia, Cattedra di Chirurgia Generale Università Tor Vergata, Direttore Prof, Giuseppe Petrella, Policlinico Tor Vergata, Viale Oxford 81, 00133 Roma, Italia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1752-1947-5-484DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3193823PMC
September 2011
1 Read
2 Citations

Groove pancreatitis. A mini-series report and review of the literature.

JOP 2011 May 6;12(3):230-3. Epub 2011 May 6.

Department of Hepatobiliary Surgery, Surgery and Diagnostics Centre, Churchill Hospital, Headington, Oxford, UK.

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May 2011
3 Reads
10 Citations

Spontaneous intraperitoneal rupture of pyonephrosis in a patient with unknown kidney carcinosarcoma: a case report.

World J Surg Oncol 2011 Apr 12;9:39. Epub 2011 Apr 12.

Cattedra di Chirurgia Generale, Università degli Studi di Roma Tor Vergata.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3087700PMC
April 2011
2 Reads
3 Citations
1.200 Impact Factor

Intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm (IPMN) and chronic pancreatitis: overlapping pathological entities? Two case reports.

JOP 2011 Jan 5;12(1):50-4. Epub 2011 Jan 5.

Department of Hepatobilary Surgery, Churchill Hospital, Oxford, United Kingdom.

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January 2011
4 Reads
3 Citations

Primary appendiceal mucinous adenocarcinoma alongside with situs inversus totalis: a unique clinical case.

World J Surg Oncol 2010 Jun 4;8:49. Epub 2010 Jun 4.

First Department of Surgery, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens Medical School, Laiko General Hospital, Athens, Greece.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2894825PMC
June 2010
3 Reads
3 Citations
1.200 Impact Factor

Malignant carcinoid tumor of the cystic duct: a rare cause of bile duct obstruction.

Hepatobiliary Pancreat Dis Int 2009 Dec;8(6):640-6

First Department of Surgery, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Medical School, LAIKON General Hospital, 17 St, Thomas Str, Athens 11527, Greece.

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December 2009
5 Reads
6 Citations
1.170 Impact Factor

Coexistence of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) and c-Kit negative gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST): a case report.

South Med J 2008 Sep;101(9):948-51

First Department of Surgery, University of Athens, Medical School, Laiko Hospital, Athens, Greece.

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September 2008
5 Reads
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1.120 Impact Factor

Percutaneous cholecystostomy without interval cholecystectomy as definitive treatment of acute cholecystitis in elderly and critically ill patients.

South Med J 2008 Jun;101(6):586-90

First Department of Surgery, University of Athens, Medical School, Laiko Hospital, Athens, Greece.

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June 2008
8 Reads
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Evangelos Felekouras
Evangelos Felekouras

University of Athens

23
Demetrios Moris
Demetrios Moris

Athens University School of Medicine

11
Kyriakos Neofytou
Kyriakos Neofytou

Nicosia General Hospital

9
Alexandros Papalampros
Alexandros Papalampros

University of Athens

8
Alexandros Papalambros
Alexandros Papalambros

University of Athens

8
Nicholas Brennan
Nicholas Brennan

Churchill Hospital

7
Antonio Manzelli
Antonio Manzelli

University of Illinois at Chicago

6
Michael Kontos
Michael Kontos

Virginia Commonwealth University

6
Emmanouil Pikoulis
Emmanouil Pikoulis

Laikon Hospital

5
Petrou Athanasios
Petrou Athanasios

Athens Medical School

5