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Giorgos C Karakousis, MD

Giorgos C Karakousis, MD

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Assistant Professor of Surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Surgery

Contact information
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce St., 4 Silverstein
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-2083
Fax: 215-662-7476
Education:
BS, MS (Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry)
Yale University, 1996.
MD
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 2001.
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Selected Publications

Karakousis G, Czerniecki BJ: Diagnosis of melanoma. PET Imaging in Melanoma/PET Clinics. Fuster D, Rubello R (eds.). Philadelphia: WB Saunders/Elsevier Health Sciences, 2011 (in press).

Karakousis G, DeMatteo R: Gastrointestinal tumors. Current Surgical Therapy, Tenth Edition. Cameron JL, Cameron AM (eds.). Philadelphia: Mosby/Elsevier Health Sciences, 2011 (in press).

Karakousis G, Singer S, Zheng J, Gonen M, Coit D, DeMatteo R, Strong V.: Laparoscopic versus open gastric resections for primary gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs): A size-matched comparison. Annals of Surgical Oncology 18(6): 1599-1605, June 2011.

Katz SC, Baldwin K, Karakousis G, Moraco N, Buglino A, Singer S, Brennan MF. : Soft tissue sarcoma diagnosed subsequent to lymphoma is associated with prior radiotherapy and decreased survival. Cancer Apr. 4 2011 Notes: e-pub ahead of print.

Karakousis G, Katz S, Panageas K, Ariyan C, Brady MS, Coit D: Natural history of patients with Stage III melanoma of unknown primary. Society of Surgical Oncology Mar 2010 Notes: Poster Presentation.

Karakousis G, Pandit-Taskar N, Hsu M, Panageas K, Atherton S, Ariyan C, Brady MS: Prognostic significance of pelvic lymph node drainage (PLND) at sentinel lymph node (SLN) mapping for patients with extremity melanoma. Society of Surgical Oncology Mar 2010 Notes: Poster Presentation.

Huang JH, Lee FS, Pasha TL, Sammel MD, Karakousis G, Xu G, Fraker D, Zhang PJ: Analysis of HIF-1alpha and its regulator, PHD2, in retroperitoneal sarcomas: Clinico-patho-logic implications. Cancer Biology & Therapy 9(4): 303-11, Feb 2010.

Kingham, T Peter. Karakousis, Giorgos. Ariyan, Charlotte.: Randomized clinical trials in melanoma. [Review] [45 refs] Surgical Oncology Clinics of North America 19(1): 13-31, Jan 2010.

Karakousis, Giorgos. Fong, Yuman.: The case for selective use of pre-operative chemotherapy for hepatic colorectal metastases: more is not always better. Annals of Surgical Oncology 16(8): 2086-8, Aug 2009 Notes: Editorial.

Karakousis G, Fraker D: Thyroidectomy and parathyroidectomy. Gowned and Gloved Surgery: Introduction to Common Procedures. Roses RE, Paulson EC, Kanchwala SK, Morris JB (eds.). Philadelphia: Elsevier Health Sciences, Page: 177-86, 2009 Notes: Chapter.

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