Stamou Konstantinos

Stamou Konstantinos Surgeon

Director of 2nd Surgery Clinic

Education & Academic Qualifications

Academics

  • 2007-2011, Lecturer in Surgery, University of Athens Medical School
  • 2005-2006, Senior Colorectal Fellow, Guys and St Thomas’ Hospital, London, UK
  • 2004, PhD Thesis, University of Athens Medical School, “Endoscopic treatment of Gastro-Esophageal Reflux Disease”
  • 2002, Clinical Attachment, North Hampshire Hospital, Basingstoke, UK
  • 2001, Research Associate, Peritoneal Cancer Program, Washington Cancer Institute, Washington DC, USA

Education

  • 1998-2004, Resident in General Surgery, University Surgical Clinic, Hippokration Hospital, Athens
  • 1996, Medical Degree, University of Athens Medical School

PhD/ Thesis

2004, PhD Thesis University of Athens Medical School, “Endoscopic treatment of Gastro-Esophageal Reflux Disease”

Editorial Boards

AD-HOC REVIEWER for peer-reviewed international journals

  • European Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

  • Journal of Surgical Oncology

Professional Experience

  • 2011-2018, Attending Consultant Surgeon

  • 2007-2011, Lecturer in Surgery, University of Athens Medical School

  • 2005-2006, Senior Colorectal Fellow, Guys and St Thomas’ Hospital, London, UK

Education Experience

  • 2012-2018, Member of the Educational Committee of the Hellenic Surgical Society

  • Co-Ordinator and trainer of the Post-Graduate courses on Laparoscopic Surgery of the Hellenic Surgical Society

  • 2017-2018, teaching at the post-graduate diploma “Colorectal Surgery” University of Thessaly Medical School

  • 2007-2011, Lecturer in Surgery, University of Athens Medical School

Clinical and Research Interest

Clinical Interest:

  • Colorectal Surgery

  • Cytoreductive surgery and Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy (HIPEC)

  • Peritoneal Surface Malignancy

  • Appendiceal cancer

  • Mesothelioma

  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery

Research Interest: 

  • Member of the research committee of the prospective randomized trials MECCLAND-C and MECCLAND-R

  • Researcher in the snapshot audits of the European Society of Coloproctology

  • Participate in the multicentric Colon and Rectal Cancer Registry of the Gastrointestinal Cancer Study Group

  • Supervision of postgraduate diplomas for the University of Thessaly Medical School

Awards

  • Best poster presentation at the 10ο Peritoneal Surface Malignancy Congress (PSOGI Meeting), Washington DC 2016: The effect of hyperthermic intraoperative intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) as an adjuvant in patients with resectable pancreatic cancer.

  • Best video presentation at the 27ο Hellenic Surgical Congress: “Intraoperative complications of sleeve gastrectomy. Compilation out of 340 operations”.

  • Best poster presentation at the 21st EAES Congress, Vienna: Efficacy of laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy in super-obese patients; a mid-term analysis

  • Award winning study, 16th International Congress of the EAES, Prague: “Incidence and clinical impact of splenic infarct complicating sleeve gastretomy”

  • Best Paper Session at the 5th European Congress of the IHPBA, Istanbul: “Prospective observational study of incidence and risk factors of post-splenectomy portal vein thrombosis”.

Books

  1. “High quality – Low cost Laparoscopic Surgery” in: P. Vasilliou ed. Surgery in a time of financial crisis

  2. “Endoscopic treatment of pancreatic pseudocysts”, K. Stamou, Ch Feretis in: “Laparoendoscopic and minimally invasive surgery” C. Caraliotas Athens 2002, (ISBN: 960-87493-0-1)

  3. “Endoscopic treatment of gastro-esophageal reflux disease”, K. Stamou, Ch Feretis in: “Laparoendoscopic and minimally invasive surgery” C. Caraliotas Athens 2002, (ISBN: 960-87493-0-1)

  4. “Basics of Laparoscopic Surgery” in: Emm. Leandros, G. Andoulakis: “Basic principles of laparoscopic surgery” (ISBN: 960-399-063-9)

  5. “Laparoscopic staging of GI malignancies” in: Emm. Leandros, G. Andoulakis: “Basic principles of laparoscopic surgery” (ISBN: 960-399-063-9)

  6. “Laparoscopic surgery of the Stomach”, K. Stamou, Th. Diamantis in: Emm. Leandros, G. Andoulakis: “Basic principles of laparoscopic surgery” (ISBN: 960-399-063-9)

  7. “Laparoscopic surgery of the large bowel”, K. Stamou, Ch. Tsigris in : Emm. Leandros, G. Andoulakis: “Basic principles of laparoscopic surgery” (ISBN: 960-399-063-9)

  8. “Laparoscopic adrenalectomy”, K. Stamou, Emm. Leandros in: Emm. Leandros, G. Andoulakis: “Basic principles of laparoscopic surgery” (ISBN: 960-399-063-9)

  9. “Laparoscopic hernia surgery”, K. Stamou, Ch. Tsigris in: Emm. Leandros, G. Andoulakis: “Basic principles of laparoscopic surgery” (ISBN: 960-399-063-9)

  10. “Acute bowel obstruction” in: G. Bonatsos “General Surgery” (ISBN: 960-399392-1)

  11. “The surgical patient” in: N. Apostoldis, A. Manouras “Concise general surgery” (ISBN: 960-81-44-40-X)

  12. “Shock” in: N. Apostoldis, A. Manouras “Concise general surgery” (ISBN: 960-81-44-40-X)

  13. “Stomach and duodenum” in: N. Apostoldis, A. Manouras “Concise general surgery” (ISBN: 960-81-44-40-X)

  14. “Large bowel and anus” in: N. Apostoldis, A. Manouras “Concise general surgery” (ISBN: 960-81-44-40-X)

  15. “Pancreas” in: N. Apostoldis, A. Manouras “Concise general surgery” (ISBN: 960-81-44-40-X)

  16. “Bedside procedures” in: N. Apostoldis, A. Manouras “Concise general surgery” (ISBN: 960-81-44-40-X)

  17. “Principles of Laparoscopic Surgery” in: N. Apostoldis, A. Manouras “Concise general surgery” (ISBN: 960-81-44-40-X)

  18. “Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy” in: Professor Androulakis’ Honorary volume.

Recent Publications

Total number of publications: SCI: 34, non-SCI: 7
Total Impact Factor: 78.180
h-index: 15
Citations: 864 (ISI, ISI expanded).

  1. Stamou K, Tsamis D, Pallas N, Samanta E, Courcoutsakis N, Prassopoulos P, Tentes AA. Treating peritoneal mesothelioma with cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy. A case series and review of the literature. Int J Hyperthermia. 2015;31(8):850-6.

  2. Stamou KM, Menenakos E, Dardamanis D, Arabatzi C, Alevizos L, Albanopoulos K, Leandros E, Zografos G. Prospective comparative study of the efficacy of staple-line reinforcement in laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy. Surg Endosc. 2011 Nov;25(11):3526-30.

  3. Tentes AA, Stamou K, Pallas N, Karamveri C, Kyziridis D, Hristakis C. The effect of hyperthermic intraoperative intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) as an adjuvant in patients with resectable pancreatic cancer. Int J Hyperthermia. 2016 Dec;32(8):895-899.

  4. Stamou KM, Menenakos E, Gomatos IP, Panousopoulos SG, Smparounis S, Leandros E, Zografos G. Clinical implications of sleeve gastrectomy as a source of spleen infarction or ischemia. Obes Surg. 2011 Oct;21(10):1490-3.

  5. Menenakos E, Stamou KM, Albanopoulos K, Papailiou J, Theodorou D, Leandros E. Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy performed with intent to treat morbid obesity: a prospective single-center study of 261 patients with a median follow-up of 1 year. Obes Surg. 2010 Mar;20(3):276-82.

  6. Kurer MA, Stamou KM, Wilson TR, Bradford IM, Leveson SH. Early symptomatic recurrence after intestinal resection in Crohn’s disease is unpredictable. Colorectal Dis. 2007 Jul;9(6):567-71.

  7. Stamou KM, Toutouzas KG, Kekis PB, Nakos S, Gafou A, Manouras A, Krespis E, Katsaragakis S, Bramis J. Prospective study of the incidence and risk factors of postsplenectomy thrombosis of the portal, mesenteric, and splenic veins. Arch Surg 2006 Jul;141(7):663-9.

  8. Stamou KM, Karakozis S, Sugarbaker PH. Total abdominal colectomy, pelvic peritonectomy, and end-ileostomy for the surgical palliation of mucinous peritoneal carcinomatosis from non-gynecologic cancer. J Surg Oncol. 2003 Aug;83(4):197-203.

  9. Feretis C, Benakis P, Dailianas A, Dimopoulos C, Mavrantonis C, Stamou KM, Manouras A, Apostolidis N, Androulakis G. Implantation of microballoons in the management of fecal incontinence. Dis Colon Rectum. 2001 Nov;44(11):1605-9.

  10. Feretis C, Benakis P, Dimopoulos C, Dailianas A, Filalithis P, Stamou KM, Manouras A, Apostolidis N. Endoscopic implantation of Plexiglas (PMMA) microspheres for the treatment of GERD. Gastrointest Endosc. 2001 Apr;53(4):423-6.

Complete list: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=stamou+k