BIOGRAPHY

Dimitrios Linos,

M.D., FACS


Date of birth:
17 June, 1951
Nationality:
Greek
Place of Birth:
Athens
Marital Status:
Married, father of 5 children

CV
Current Position
Emeritus Professor of Surgery, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece
Director of Academic Affairs, Hygeia Hospitals Groupbr/> Director of Surgery, Hygeia Hospitals Group
Governor, American College of Surgeon
Consultant in Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, USA
Lecturer of Surgery, Harvard University, Boston, Mass, USA

Academic Position
Professor of Surgery & Director of 5th Surgical Clinic, National & Kapodistrian University of Ath-ens, Greece, 2006 - 2018
Associate Professor of Surgery, Athens Medical School, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece, 1984 – 2006
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Case Western Reserve, Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.A., 1981 – 1984
Lecturer of Surgery at Athens Medical School, Greece, 1983
Doctoral Thesis, Athens Medical School, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece, 1978

Education
American Boards of Surgery Certified (certified, 1971)
Resident & Chief Resident Associate in Surgery, M.G.H./ Harvard University, Boston, USA, 1976-1981
Clinical & Research Fellow in Surgery, M.G.H./ Harvard University, Boston, USA, 1975-1976
Medical Degree, Athens Medical School, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece, 1975

Honors
President of the International Association of Endocrine Surgeons (IAES)
Member of the Executive Communitee of the International Society of Surgery (ISS/CIC)
Chairman of the National Delegate Council of the European Society of Endocrine Surgeons (ESES)
Faculty Member of the Postgraduate Courses of the International Association of Endocrine Surgeons
Member of the Permanent Council of the Global Alliance for Surgical, Obstetric, Trauma & Anesthesia care
Member of the International Editorial Board of JAMA Surgery & SURGERY
Member and Consultant of the Editorial Board (World Journal of Endocrine Surgery, World Journal of Surgery, Surgery, Surgical Endoscopy)
President of the American College of Surgeons – Greek Chapter
President of the Hellenic Surgical Society of Endocrine Surgeons
President of the Scholar Selection Subcommittee of the American College of Surgeons
Chief Oliver Cope invited speaker at Massachusetts General Hospital University of Harvard

Clinical Interest
Endocrine Surgery (Thyroid, Parathyroid, Adrenal glands)
General Surgery
Oncology Surgery
Laparoscopic Surgery
Breast Oncology Surgery

Books
1. Linos DA, Chung WY (Eds). Minimally Invasive Thyroidectomy. Springer-Verlag Editions, Germany, 2012
2.Linos DA, van Heerden JA (Eds).Adrenal Glands: Diagnostic Aspects and Surgical Therapy. Springer-Verlag Editions, Germany, 2005
3. Endocrine Surgery BHTA Publications, Athens, 1984
4. Laparoscopic General Surgery BHTA Publications, Athens, 1992
CHAPTERS IN FOREIGN TEXTBOOKS
1. Linos DA. Adrenal Incidentaloma
Chapter 84, pp 997-1010 OH Clark, QY Duh, E Kebebew, GE Gosnell, WT Shen, (Editors) Textbook of Endocrine Surgery, 3rd Edition, 2015

2. Linos DA. Minimally Invasive Thyroid Surgery
Chapter 56, pp 531-537 Frezza E, Gagner M (Editors) International Principles of Laparoscopic Surgery. Cinemed, Canada 2010

3. Linos DA. Incidentaloma
Chapter 31, pp 415-426 Hubbard GHJ, Inabnet WB, Lo CY (Editors) Endocrine Surgery: Principles and Practice. Springer, 2009

4. O’Higgins N, Linos DA, Blichert-Toft M, Cataliotti L, de Wolf C, Rochard F, Rut-gers EJ, Roberts P, Mattheiem W, da Silva MA, Holmberg L, Schulz KD, Smola MG, Mansel RE.
European Guidelines for Quality Assurance in the Surgical Management of Mammographically Detected Lesions Chapter 7a, pp 315 –320 N Perry, M Broeders, C de Wolf, S Tφrnberg, R Holland, L von Karda (Editors) European Guidelines for Quality Assurance in Breast Cancer Screening and Diagnosis. 4th Edition. Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, Luxembourg, 2006

5. Linos DA. Clinically Inapparent Adrenal Mass (Incidentaloma or Adrenaloma)
Chapter 67, pp 586 – 594. OH. Clark, QY. Duh, E. Kebebew (eds). Textbook of Endocrine Surgery. 2nd edition. Elsevier Saunders, USA, 2005

6. Linos DA., Tsakayannis DE. Metastatic Adrenocortical Carcinoma.
Chapter 15, pp 151-158 DA Linos, JA van Heerden (Editors) Adrenal Glands: Di-agnostic Aspects and Surgical Therapy. Springer-Verlag Editions, Germany, 2005

7. Linos DA. Clinically Inapparent Adrenal Masses.
Chapter 24, pp 241- 250 DA Linos, JA van Heerden (Editors) Adrenal Glands: Diagnostic Aspects and Surgical Therapy. Springer-Verlag Edi-tions, Germany, 2005

8. Linos DA. Open Left Anterior Adrenalectomy.
Chapter 29, pp 299- 302 DA Linos, JA van Heerden (Editors) Adrenal Glands: Diagnostic Aspects and Surgical Therapy. Springer-Verlag Edi-tions, Germany, 2005

9. Linos DA. Open Right Anterior Adrenalectomy.
Chapter 30, pp 303- 308 DA Linos, JA van Heerden (Editors) Adrenal Glands: Diagnostic Aspects and Surgical Therapy. Springer-Verlag Editions, Germany, 2005

10. Linos DA. Open Posterior Adrenalectomy.
Chapter 31, pp 309- 312 DA Linos, JA van Heerden (Editors) Adrenal Glands: Diagnostic Aspects and Surgical Therapy. Springer-Verlag Edi-tions, Germany, 2005

11. Linos DA. Right Anterior Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy.
Chapter 32, pp 313- 320 DA Linos, JA van Heerden (Editors) Adrenal Glands: Di-agnostic Aspects and Surgical Therapy. Springer-Verlag Editions, Germany, 2005

12. Linos DA. Left Anterior Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy.
Chapter 33, pp 321- 324 DA Linos, JA van Heerden (Editors) Adrenal Glands: Diagnostic Aspects and Surgical Therapy. Springer-Verlag Edi-tions, Germany, 2005

13. Linos DA. Laparoscopic Right Adrenalectomy
Operative Techniques in General Surgery. Jon van Heerden, David Farley(eds). W.B. Saunders Co USA. 4(4): 304-308, 2002

14. Linos DA. Adrenal Incidentaloma
Chapter 60, p. 475-482. O Clark, QY Duh (Editors) Textbook of Endocrine Surgery. W.B. Saunders Co USA, 1997

15. Linos DA. Enfermedad de Cushing Recurrente
Seccion I, pp. 13-15. MF Herrera, IL Garber, JR Rodrigo, MC Fernadez (Editors) Endocrinologia Controversias Medico-Quirurgicas. Mc Graw-Hill, Mexico, 1996

16. Linos DA. Surgical Approach to the Adrenal Gland
Chapter 50, pp. 349-355. JA van Heerden (Editor) Common Problems in Endocrine Surgery. Recommendation of the Experts. Year Book Medical Publishers, 1989
CHAPTERS IN GREEK TEXTBOOKS
1. Linos DA. Adrenal Tumors.
K. Papavasileiou: Oncology
Published by G. Parisianos, Athens 1991

2. Linos DA. Neuroendocrine Tumors of Gastrointestinal System.
In K. Papavasileiou: Oncology.
Published by G. Parisianos, Athens 1991

3. Linos DA.Surgical approach of morbid obesity.
In G.Papademetriou and G. Androulakis (Eds): Principles of General Surgery.
Published by G. Parisianos, p.: 767-770, Athens 1989

4. Linos DA. Adrenal Diseases.
In G.Papademetriou and G. Androulakis (Eds). Principles of General Surgery.
Published by G. Parisianos, p.: 803-823, Athens 1989.

5. Linos DA. Complication of Adrenal Surgery.
In G.Papademetriou (Ed): Complications Of Surgery.
Published by G.Parisianos, p.: 485-494.Athens 1986
PUBLICATIONS IN FOREIGN MEDICAL JOURNALS
1. Mourelatou R, Kostopoulou E, Rojas-Gil A, Kehagias I, Linos D, Kalfarentzos F, Spiliotis B.
Decreased adipocyte Glucose transporter 4 and Aquaglyceroporin 7 in morbid obesity may lead to metabolic dysfunction
Obesity Research & Clinical Practice, in press

2. Kiriakopoulos A, Linos D.
Thyroid paraganglioma: a case series of a rare head and neck tumor. Journal of Surgical Case Reports 4;2018(8):rjy184, 2018

3. Xiang D, Linos D.
Supporting the patient through supporting the surgeon involved in an adverse event and/or a medical litigation.
Surgery 164(2):176-177, 2018

4. Kiriakopoulos A, Petralias A, Linos D.
Classic Primary Hyperparathyroidism Versus Normocalcemic and Normohormonal Variants: Do They Really Differ?
World Journal of Surgery 42(4):992-997, 2018

5. Linos D
Ο ΒΙΟΣ ΤΗ ΧΕΙΡΟΥΡΓΙΚΗ ΑΝΑΦΥΕΤΑΙ
World JournalofSurgery42:317-320, 2018

6. Haider A., Scott JW., Linos D., et al
Erratum to: Development of a Unifying Target and Consensus Indicators for Global Surgical Systems Strengthening: Proposed by the Global Alliance for Surgery, Obstetric, Trauma, and Anaesthesia Care (The G4 Alliance)
World Journal of Surgery, 41(10):2423-2425, 2017

7. Haider A., Scott J.W., Gause C.D., Linos D., et al
Development of a Unifying Target and Consensus Indicators for Global Surgical Systems Strengthening: Proposed by the Global Alliance for Surgery, Obstetric, Trauma, and Anaesthesia Care (The G4 Alliance).
World Journal of Surgery, 41(10):2426-2434, 2017

8. Kiriakopoulos A., Linos D.
Multifocal versus Solitary Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma: Reply.
World Journal of Surgery 41(1):336, 2017

9. Moris D., Felekouras E., Linos D.
Global Surgery Initiative in Greece: More than an Essential Initiative.
Lancet 388(10048):957, 2016

10. Kiriakopoulos A., Petralias A., Linos D.
Multifocal versus Solitary Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma
World Journal of Surgery 40(9):2139-43, 2016

11. Malik R., Linos D.
Intraoperative Neuromonitoring in Thyroid Surgery: A Systematic Review
World Journal of Surgery, 40(8):2051-8, 2016

12. Moris D, Linos D.
The “Ultimate Jazz”: Finding the Silver Lining Among Clinical Experience, Guidelines, and Legislation.
Annals of Surgery [Epub ahead of print], Jun 2016

13. Linos D.
Minimally Invasive Non-Endoscopic Thyroidectomy: A Very High in the Neck Thyroidectomy Incision
World Journal of Endocrine Surgery 7(2):51-52, 2015

14. Riza E, Linos A., Petralias A, de Martins L, Linos D.,
The effects of Greek herbal tea consumption on thyrod cancer: a case-control study
Eur J Public Health 25(6):1001-5, 2015

15. Kiriakopoulos A, Petralias A., Linos D.,
Posterior Retroperitoneoscopic vs Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy in sporadic and Men IIA Pheochromocytomas
Surgical Endoscopy 29(8):2164-70, 2015

16. Kalyvas AV, Linos D., Moris D.,
Concerns about evaluating the effect of noise in the operating room.
J Am Coll Surg. 219(5):1097-8, 2014

17. Kyriakopoulos A., Petralias A, Linos D.,
Posterior retroperitoneoscopic versus laparoscopic adrenalectomy in sporadic and MENIIA pheochromocytomas.
Surgical Endoscopy PMID:25303922, 2014

18. Linos DA, Petralias A.
Commentary on: A Prospective Comparison of patient Body Image after Robotic Thyroidectomy and Conventional Open Thyroidectomy in patients with papillary Thyroid carcinoma
Surgery 156: 126-7, 2014

19. Linos D., Kiriakopoulos A., I.Spyridis, Petralias A.
Less is More: Minimally Invasive Non Endoscopic Thyroidectomy
JAMA Surgery, Doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2013.2263, 2013

20. Linos D., Kiriakopoulos A, Petralias A.
Patient Attitudes toward Transaxillary Robot-assisted thyroidectomy
World Journal of Surgery, 37(8): 1959-1965, 2013

21. Moris D., Linos D
Music meets surgery: two sides to the art of «healing »
Surgical Endoscopy, 27(3):719-723, 2013

22. Linos D, Economopoulos K, Kiriakopoulos A, Linos E, Petralias A
Scar perceptions after thyroid and parathyroid surgery: comparison of minimal and conventional approaches
Surgery, 153(3): 400-407, 2013

23. Economopoulos K, Linos D
General SurgeryResidency and International MedicalGraduates: A perspective fromGreece, (Letter to the Editor)
Surgery, 151(4):633, 2012

24. Kiriakopoulos A., Linos D.
Gasless transaxillary robotic vs Endoscopic Thyroidectomy: exploring the frontiers of scarless thyroidectomy through a preliminary comparison study,
Surgical Endoscopy Oct;26(10):2797-801, 2012

25. Economopoulos K, Athanasios Petralias, Eleni Linos, Linos D
Psychometric Evaluation of Patient Scar Assessment Questionnaire Following Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery
Thyroid, 22(2): 145-150, 2012

26. Kiriakopoulos A, Economopoulos K, Poulios E, Linos D
Impact of Posterior Retroperitoneoscopic Adrenalectomy in a tertiary care center: a paradigm shift.
Surgical Endoscopy, 25(11): 3584-9,2011

27. Linos D.
Minimally Invasive Thyroidectomy: a comprehensive appraisal of existing techniques.
Surgery 150(1): 17-24, 2011

28. Lekka S, Kousta E, Anyfandakis K, Dolianiti M, Vakaki M, Linos, D, Chrousos G, Papathanasiou A
Primary pigmented nodular adrenocortical disease: a case report in a 7-year-old girl.
Journal of pediatric endocrinology & metabolism 24(3-4): 197-202, 2011

29. Kyriakopoulos A, Papaioannou D, Tsakayannis D, Linos D.
Adrenal Cortical oncocytoma mimicking pheochromocytoma
Hormones (Athens) 10 (1), 2011

30. Linos D, Tsirlis T, Kapralou A, Kiriakopoulos A, Tsakayannis D., Papaioannou D.
Adrenal Ganglioneuromas: Incidentalomas with misleading clinical and imaging features
Surgery 149(1): 99-105, 2011

31. Kiriakopoulos A, Linos D.
Accuracy and Role of Surgeon-performed Intraoperative Ultrasound in Minimally Invasive Open Parathyroidectomy.
World Journal of Endocrine Surgery; September-December; 1(1): 23-26, 2009

32. Chen B, Kiriakopoulos A, Tsakayiannis D, Wachel MS, Linos D, Frezza EE, Reinforcement does not necessarily reduce the rate of staple line leaks after sleeve gastrectomy. A review of the literature and clinical experiences.
Obes.Surg. 19(2): 166-172, 2009

33. Kiriakopoulos A, Varounis C, Tsakayannis D, Linos D.
Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy in morbidly obese patients. Technique and short term results.
Hormones (Athens). 8 (2): 13-14, 2009

34. Riza E, Remoundos D, Bakali E, Karadedou-Zafiriadou E, Linos D, Linos A.
Anthropometric characteristics and mammographic parenchymal patterns in post-menopausal women: a population-based study in Northern Greece.
Cancer Causes Control; 20:181-191, 2009

35. Bethanis S, Koutsodontis G, Palouka T, Avgoustis C, Yannoukakos D, Bei T, Papadopoulos S, Linos DA, Tsagarakis S.
A newly detected mutation of the RET protooncogene in exon 8 as a cause of multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2A
Hormones, Apr-Jun; 6(2): 152-6, 2007

36. Linos D.
Private practice in Greece:better but not great (Editorial)
Contemporary Surgery. December; 63: 597-598, 2007

37. Kiriakopoulos A, Tsakayannis D, Linos D.
Laparoscopic management of complicated appendicitis.
J SocLaparoendoscopicSurg. Oct-Dec;10(4):453-6, 2006

38. Kiriakopoulos A, Tsakayanis D, Linos D.
Bilateral laparoscopic transperitoneal adrenalectomy in three children. J LaparoendoscAdvSurg Tech A. Oct;16(5):534-9, 2006

39. Kiriakopoulos A.C, Tsakayannis D.E., Linos D.A
Surgical management of adrenal myelolipoma: a series of 10 patients and review of the literature.
Minerva Chir. Jun; 61(3): 241-246, 2006

40. Riza E., dos Santos Silva I., De Stavola B., Perry N., Karaderou-Zafeiriadou E., Linos D., Remoundos D.D., Linos A.
Correlates of high-density mammographic parenchymal patterns by menopausal status in a rural population in Northern Greece.
Eur J Cancer 41(4): 590-600, 2005

41. Kiriakopoulos C.A., Tsakayannis D.E., Linos D.A.
Laparoscopic Management of a Ruptured Giant Epidermoid Splenic Cyst.
J SocLaparoendoscopicSurg 9: 349 –351, 2005

42. Linos DA, Kiriakopoulos AC., Tsakayiannis DE., Theodoridou M., Chrousos G.
Laparoscopic Excision of Bilateral Primary Adrenal Leiomyosarcomas in a 14-Year old girl with the Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome.
Surgery 136(5): 1098-1100, 2004

43. Kiriakopoulos A, Tsakayannis DE, Linos DA et al.
Use of a Diathermy System in Thyroid Surgery.
Archives of Surgery 139:997 – 1000, 2004

44. Kiriakopoulos A, Tsakayiannis DE, Polychronopoulos J, Linos DA.
A Case Report of Biliary Dyskinesia and review of the Literature.
Chirurgia, 17: 55-7, 2004

45. Tsakayannis DE, Kiriakopoulos AC, Linos DA.
Elective neurectomy during open, “tension free” inguinal hernia repair.
Hernia. 8: 67-69, 2004

46. Linos DA.
Adrenal Incidentaloma (Adrenaloma)
HORMONES, 2(1): 12-23, 2003

47. Markaki I., Linos D., Linos A.
The influence of dietary patterns on the development of thyroid cancer.
Eur J Cancer, 39(13) : 1912-9,2003

48. Malamitsi J., Kosmidis PA, Papadopoulos S., Petounis A., Linos DA
Contribution of an Anti-CEA Fab’ scan in the detection of medullary thyroid cancer.
ClinNucl Med 6:447-8, Jun 2002

49. Bosetti C. Negri E. Kolonel L. Ron E. Franceschi S. Preston-Martin S. McTiernan A. Dal Maso L. Mark SD. Mabuchi K. Land C. Jin F. Wingren G. Galanti MR. Hallquist A. Glattre E. Lund E. Levi F. Linos D. La Vecchia C.
A pooled analysis of case-control studies of thyroid cancer. VII. Cruciferous and other vegetables.
CancerCauses&Control, 13(8): 765-75,2002

50. Riza E. dos Santos Silva I. De Stavola B. Bradlow HL. Sepkovic DW. Linos D. Linos A.
Urinary estrogen metabolites and mammographic parenchymal patterns in postmenopausal women.
Cancer Epidem, Biomarkers & Prevention, 10(6): 627-34, 2001

51. Bosetti C. Kolonel L. Negri E. Ron E. Franceschi S. Dal Maso L. Galanti MR. Mark SD. Preston-Martin S. McTiernan A. Land C. Jin F. Wingren G. Hallquist A. Glattre E. Lund E. Levi F. Linos D. La Vecchia C.
A pooled analysis of case-control studies of thyroid cancer. VI. Fish and shellfish consumption.
Cancer Causes & Control,12(4): 375-82, 2001

52. Linos DA.
Management approaches to adrenal incidentalomas (adrenalomas) A view from Athens, Greece.
EndocrinMetabClin, 29(1):141-157, 2000

53. Dal Maso L. La Vecchia C. Franceschi S. Preston-Martin S. Ron E. Levi F. Mack W. Mark SD. McTiernan A. Kolonel L. Mabuchi K. Jin F. Wingren G. Galanti MR. Hallquist A. Glattre E. Lund E. Linos D. Negri E.
A pooled analysis of thyroid cancer studies. V. Anthropometric factors.
Cancer Causes & Control. 11(2):137-44, 2000

54. Linos DA, Nestoridis E.
Laparoscopic Removal of an Ingested Foreign Body and Repair of Colonic Perforation
GastrointestEndosc, 52(3) :424-6, 2000

55. Carvounis E, Paphitis A, Kairi E, Linos D, Gennatas C.
Uncommon non-functioning adrenal tumors and tumor-like lesions.
Journal of BUON 4: 87 –88, 1999

56. La Vecchia C, Ron E, Franceschi S, Del Maso L, Mark S, Chatenoud L, Braga C, Linos DA, Preston-Martin S, McTiernam A, Kolonel L, Mabuchi K, Yin F, Wingren G, Galanti R, Hallquist H, Lund E, Levi F and Negri E
A Pooled Analysis of Case-Control Studies of Thyroid Cancer – IV Benign Thyroid Diseases
Cancer Causes Control, 10(6): 583-95, 1999

57. Avlonitis VSC, Linos DA.
Primary Hepatic Lymphoma: A Review
EurJSurg, 165(8): 725-9, 1999

58. Linos DA.
Adrenal Tumors and Pregnancy (Invited Commentary)
World J Surg, 23:186, 1999

59. Linos DA, Peppas G, Stylopoulos N.
Laparoscopy in the Context of Lower Abdominal Pain in Women
J LaparoendoscAdvSurg Tech, 9(1): 39-43, 1999

60. La Vecchia C, Ron E, Franceschi S, Dal Maso L, Mark SD, Chatenoud L, Braga C, Preston-Martin S, Mc Tiernam A, Kolonel L, Mabuchi K, Yin F, Wingren G, Galanti MR, Hallquist H, Lund E, Levi F, Linos DA and Negri E.
A Pooled Analysis of Case-Control Studies of Thyroid Cancer – III Oral Contraceptives, Menopausal Replacement Therapy and Other Female Hormones
Cancer Causes Control, 10(2): 157-166, 1999

61. Negri E, Dal Maso L, Ron E, La Vecchia C, Mark SD, Preston-Martin S, McTiernam A, Kolonel L, Yoshimoto Y, Yin F, Wingren G, Galanti R, Hardell L, Glattre E, Kleinerman R, Lund E, Levi F, Linos DA, Braga C and Franceschi S.
A Pooled Analysis of Case-Control Studies of Thyroid Cancer – IΙ Menstrual and Reproductive Factors
Cancer Causes Control, 10(2): 143-55, 1999

62. Negri E, Ron E, Franceschi S, Dal Maso L, Mark SD, Preston-Martin S, McTiernan A, Kolonel L, Kleinerman R, Land C, Yin F, Wingren G, Galanti R, Hallquist A, Glattre E, Lund E, Levi F, Linos DA, Braga C and La Vecchia C.
A Pooled Analysis of Case-Control Studies of Thyroid Cancer – I Methods
Cancer Causes Control, 10(2): 131-42, 1999

63. Linos DA, Avlonitis VSC, Iliadis K.
Laparoscopic Resection of Solitary Adrenal Metastasis from Lung Carcinoma: A Case Report
J SocLaparoendoscopicSurg, 2: 291-293, 1998

64. Karga HJ, Karayianni M, Linos DA, Tseleni SC, Karaiskos KD and Papapetrou PD.
Germ Line Mutation Analysis in Families with Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia type 2A or Familial Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma.
Eur J Endocrin, 139 : 410-415, 1998

65. Linos DA.
2-Methoxyisobutylisonitrile Probe during Parathyroid Surgery: Tool or Gadget? (Invited Commentary)
World J Surg 22: 507-512, 1998

66. O’Higgins N, Linos DA, BlichertToft M, Cataliotti L, de Wolf C, Rochard F, Rutgers EJ, Roberts P, Mattheiem W, da Silva MA, Holmberg L, Schulz KD, Smola MG, Mansel RE.
European Guidelines for Quality Assurance in the Surgical Management of Mammographically Detected Lesions.
Ann ChirGynaecol 87: 110-112, 1998

67. O’Higgins N, Linos DA, Blichert-Toft M, Cataliotti L, de Wolf C, Rochard F, Rutgers EJ, Roberts P, Mattheiem W, da Silva MA, Holmberg L, Schulz KD, Smola MG, Mansel RE.
European Guidelines for Quality Assurance in the Surgical Management of Mammographically Detected Lesions
Eur J SurgOncol 24 : 96-98, 1998

68. Linos DA, Stylopoulos N.
How Accurate is Computed Tomography in Predicting the Real Size of Adrenal Tumors? A Retrospective Study
Arch Surg 132: 740-743, 1997

69. Linos DA, Karakitsos D and Papadimitriou J.
Should the Primary Treatment of Hyperthyroidismbe Surgical?
Eur J Surg 163 : 651-657, 1997

70. Linos DA, Mitropoulos F, Patoulis J, Psomas M, Parasyris V.
Laparoscopic Removal of Urachal Sinus
J LaparoendoscAdvSurg Tech 7: 135-138, 1997

71. Friga V, Linos A, Linos DA.
Is Aluminum Toxicity Responsible for Uremic Pruritus in Chronic Hemodialysis Patients?
Nephron 75 : 48-53, 1997

72. Linos DA, Stylopoulos N, Boukis M, Souvatzoglou A, Raptis S, Papadimitriou J.
Anterior, Posterior or Laparoscopic Approach for the Management of Adrenal Diseases?
Am J Surg 173(2): 120-125, 1997

73. Linos DA.
Parathyroid Incidentalomas in Normocalcemic Patients during Thyroid Surgery, (Invited Commentary)
World J Surg 20: 830-834, 1996

74. Linos DA, Stylopoulos N, Raptis SA.
Adrenaloma: A Call for More Aggressive Management
World J Surg 20(7): 788-793, 1996

75. Linos DA, Papademetriou J, Androulakis G.
Pancreaticoduodenectomy without Pancreaticojejunostomy
Int Surg 76 : 183-184, 1991

76. Linos DA.
Splenic Abscess (Invited Commentary)
World J Surg 14: 513-517, 1990

77. Maram ES, Linos DA, Thistle JL, Linos A, O’Fallon WM, Kurland LT.
The Incidence of Cholelithiasis and Cholecystitis in Rochester, Minn, 1950 through 1969
Arch Intern Med 150: 1833-1836, 1990

78. Linos DA.
Adrenaloma: A Better Term than Incidentaloma(Letter to the Editor)
Surgery 105: 456, 1989

79. Linos A, Linos DA, Vgotza N, Souvatzoglou A and Koutras DA.
Does Coffee Consumption Protect Against Thyroid Disease?
Acta ChirScand 155 : 317-320, 1989

80. Linos DA, Schoretsanitis G and Carvounis E.
Parathyroid Cysts of the Neck and Mediastinum
Acta ChirScand 155 : 211-216, 1989

81. Linos AD, Daras V, Linos DA, Kekis V, Tsoukas MM and Golematis V.
Dietary and Other Risk Factors in the Etiology of Cholelithiasis. A Case Control Study
HPB Surg 1: 221-227, 1989

82. Musio F, Linos DA.
Echinococcal Disease in an Extended Family and Review of the Literature
Arch Surg 124: 741-744, 1989

83. Linos DA.
Diazoxide in the Management of Patients with Insulinoma(Invited Commentary)
World J Surg 10: 591-592, 1986

84. Linos DA, Vassilopoulos PP, Papadimitriou J, Tountas K.
The Surgical Management of AdrenalCortical Carcinoma
IntSurg 71: 104-106, 1986

85. Linos DA, Ziroyannis PN.
Secondary Hyperparathyroidism and Thyroid Cancer
Int Surg 70 : 263-264, 1985

86. CASS Principal Investigators and their Associates (Linos DA)
Coronary Artery Surgery Study (CASS): A Randomized Trial of Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery. Compatibility of Entry Characteristics and Survival in Randomized Patients andNonrandomized Patients Meeting Randomization Criteria
J Am CollCardiol 3: 114-128, 1984

87. CASS Principal Investigators and their Associates (Linos DA)
Myocardial Infarction and Mortality in the Coronary Artery Surgery Study (CASS) Randomized Trial
N Engl J Med 310: 750-758, 1984

88. CASS Principal Investigators and their Associates (Linos DA)
Coronary Artery Surgery Study (CASS): A Randomized Trial of Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery. Quality of Life in Patients Randomly Assigned to Treatment Groups
Circulation 68: 951-960, 1983

89. CASS Principal Investigators and their Associates (Linos DA)
Coronary Artery Surgery Study (CASS): A Randomized Trial of Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery. Survival Data
Circulation 68: 939-950, 1983

90. Linos DA, Nagorney DM, McIlrath DC.
Splenic Abscess – The Importance of Early Diagnosis
Mayo Clin Proc 58: 261-264, 1983

91. Linos DA, King MR, Mucha PJR and Farnell MB.
Blunt Pancreatic Trauma
Minn Med 66: 153-160, 1983

92. Linos DA, Adson MA.
Gallstone Pancreatitis
IntSurg 68: 153-156, 1983

93. Linos DA and Mucha PJR.
A Simplified Technique for the Placement of Permanent Central Venous Catheters
SurgGynecolObstet 154: 248-250, 1982

94. Linos DA, van Heerden JA, Edis AJ.
Primary Hyperparathyroidism and Nonmedullary Thyroid Cancer
Am J Surg 143: 301-303, 1982

95. Linos DA, O’Fallon WM, Thistle JL and Kurland LT.
Cholelithiasis and Carcinoma of the Colon
Cancer 50: 1015-1019, 1982

96. Linos DA, van Heerden JA.
Abdominal Pain, Gallstones and Hyperamylasemia- A Clinical Dilemma
Minn Med 64: 401-403, 1981

97. Linos DA, Beard CM, O’Fallon WM, Beart RW, Dockerty MB, Kurland LT.
Cholecystectomy and Carcinoma of the Colon
CurrSurg 38: 391-393, 1981

98. CASS Principal Investigators and their Associates (Linos DA)
National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute Coronary Artery Surgery Study (CASS). A Multicenter Comparison of the Effects of Randomised Medical and Surgical Treatment of Mildly Symptomatic Patients with Coronary Artery Disease and a Registry of Consecutive Patients Undergoing Coronary Angiography
Circulation 63:I 1-81, 1981

99. Linos DA, McIlrath DC, Gray JE.
Radiation in the Operating Room (Letter to the Editor)
Arch Surg 116: 1099-1100, 1981

100. Linos DA, Beard CM, O’Fallon WM, Dockerty MB, Beart RW, Kurland LT.
Cholecystectomy and Carcinoma of the Colon
The Lancet 318 (8243): 379-381, 1981

101. Linos DA, Dozois RR, Dahlin DC, Bartholomew LG.
Does Peutz-Jeghers Syndrome Predispose to Gastrointestinal Malignancy? A Later Look
ArchSurg 116(9): 1182-1184, 1981

102. Linos DA, Gray JE, McIlrath DC.
Radiation Hazard to Operating Room Personnel During Operative Cholangiography
ArchSurg 115: 1431-1433, 1980

103. Edis AJ, Linos DA and Kao PC.
Parathyroid Autotransplantation at the Time of Reoperation for Persistent Hyperparathyroidism
Surgery 88: 588-593, 1980

104. Linos DA, Mucha PJR, van Heerden JA.
Subclavian Vein: A Golden Route
Mayo Clin Proc 55: 315-321, 1980

105. Pairolero PC and Linos DA.
Complications Associatedwith Covering the Bronchial Stump with Pleura
J ThoracCardiovSurg 79: 453-455, 1980

106. Linos DA, van Heerden JA, Abboud CF, Edis AJ.
Primary Hyperparathyroidismand Peptic Ulcer Disease
Arch Surg 113: 384-386, 1978
PUBLICATIONS IN GREEK MEDICAL JOURNALS
1. Linos DA.
Intraoperative Autotransfusion During Surgical Operations
Minerva Medica Greca 3: 481-485, 1975

2. Linos DA.
How to Prepare a Lecture
Medicine 30: 597-605, 1976

3. Linos DA
Surgeons that Received the Nobel Prize or the Challenge of the Young Surgeon,
Materia Medica Greca 10: 424-430, 1982

4. Linos DA.
Multiple Endocrine Neoplasm Syndrome
Hygeia 1: 115-122, 1982

5. Linos DA.
Pheochromocytoma. Current Diagnosis and Treatment
Medicine 43: 19-23 1983

6. Linos DA
Current Diagnosis and Treatment of Cushing Syndrome
Medicine 44: 100-107, 1983

7. Linos DA., Karvouni E, Gouliamos A.
Surgical Treatment of Pheochromocytoma
Greek Surgery 55: 202-205, 1983

8. Linos DA.
Current Diagnosis and Treatment of Primary Hyperaldosteronism (Syndrome Conn)
Hippokrates 1: 37-43, 1983

9. Linos DA. Deligiorgi-Politou E,Souvatzoglou A, Kiriakos G, Mpoukis M, Koutras D.
Handling of Thyroid Nodule with Fine Needle Aspiration and Biopsy. Our Experience in 615 Cases
Medicine 45: 234-238, 1984

10. Linos DA., Shoratsenitis G, Androulakis G.
Choledochol Cyst ,
Hellenic Surgery 57: 109-112, 1985

11. Linos DA., Gennatas K, Souvatzoglou A.
Metastatic Hormone Producing Carcinoma of the Adrenal Cortex. A Year Later
Hellenic Surgery 57: 200-203, 1985

12. Linos DA.
Training of the Surgeon in USA
Hellenic Surgery 57: 240-246, 1985

13. Palgimezi N, Askitopoulou E, Antzaka Ch, Linos D.
Intraoperative Transfusion in a Patient with Sickle-cell Anemia
Hellenic Anaesthesiology 19: 309-313, 1985

14. Linos DA, Diamantopoulos A, Kondi A, Koutsikos D, Agorogiannis B
Primary Hyperparathyroidism due to a Large Palpable Adenoma Similar to Thyroid Nodule. Description of two Cases,
Hellenic Surgery58: 201-203, 1986

15. Georgiadis N, Linos DA
Nodules of Thyroid Gland
Medicine 50: 575-580, 1986

16. Linos DA.
Vertical Gastroplasty for Morbit Obesity: On the Occasion of one Case
Hellenic Surgery 59: 695-698, 1987

17. Linos DA.
More about Thyroid
Medicine 51: 323-324, 1987

18. Schoretsanitis G, Linos DA, Foka I
Bilateral Adrenalectomy and Adrenal Autotransplantation in Cushing’s Syndrome
Hellenic Surgery 59: 73-78, 1987

19. Linos DA.
The Surgeon and Fine-needle Aspiration Biopsy of Thyroid
Hellenic Surgery 59: 297-302, 1987

20. Linos DA, Agrafioti A.
Scholarships for Medical Students and Young Physicians
Medicine 51: 617-619, 1987

21. Linos DA.
What New in Endocrine Surgery
Hellenic Surgery 60: 651-652, 1988

22. Linos DA, Papagiannis A, Spiropoulos Ch, Schoratsenitis G, Razis D, Gennatas K. Broviac-Hickman
Central Venous Catheteres Broviac-Hickman and Implantable Systems
Hellenic Surgery 62: 434-437, 1990

23. Linos DA.
Is Goiter a Risk Factor for Thyroid Malignancy?
Hellenic Surgery 62: 313-316, 1990

24. Linos DA, Alevras P
Laparoscopic General Surgery
Hellenic Surgery 63: 403-404, 1991

25. Avgerinos K, Linos DA
Surgical Treatment of Morbid Obesity
Hellenic Surgery 65: 23-34, 1993

26. Linos DA, Parasiris B, Mitropoulos F.
Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy: Presentation of the First Greek Case and Description of the Technique
Hellenic Surgery 66: 145-147, 1994

27. Linos DA, Stilopoulos N, Parasiris B.
Posterior Approach in the Adrenal Surgery
Hellenic Surgery 67: 156-161, 1995

28. Linos DA, Mitropoulos F, Patoulis I, Parasiris V.
Laparoscopically Supported Colectomy
Hellenic Surgery 67: 201-205, 1995

29. Linos DA, Chatzoudis G.
Preoperative Localization of the Parathyroid Glands.. Necessity or Unnecessary Expenditures
Hellenic Surgery 67: 41-46, 1995

30. Mitropoulos F, Linos DA
Breast Cancer in Men
Medicine 68: 583-590, 1995

31. Linos DA, Patoulis I, Parasiris V, Stagaki M.
Urechal Cyst: Not so Unusual
Hellenic Surgery 67: 478-483, 1995

32. Linos DA, Nestoridi E.
Current Diagnostic and Therapeutic Treatment of Insulinoma
Medicine 72: 154-165, 1997

33. Linos DA, Zoi Ch
Management of Clinically Silent Adrenal Masses (Adrenaloma / Incidentaloma)
Medicine, 85(1-2): 36-47, 2004

34. Kiriakopoulos A, Tsakayiannis DE, Linos DA.
Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy in Childhood
Hellenic Surgery, 76(6): 432 – 438, 2004

35. Korkolis D, Kiriakopoulos A, Tsakayannis DE, Linos DA.
Laparoscopic Management of Splenic Cysts
Hellenic Surgery, 77(1): 480 – 485, 2005

36. Linos DA.
NOTES. The future of surgery (Editorial)
Iatriki, 92(2):111-114, 2007

37. Linos DA
Cancer of the adrenal cortex
BioHealth, 29:8-11, 2008

38. Poulios E, Linos D
Thyroidectomy without a neck scar.
Ιatriki. 97(3):216-223, 2010

39. Poulios E, Linos D
The application of new technologies in thyroid surgery.
Iatriki. 100(3):180-188, 2011

40. Poulios E, Kiriakopoulos A, Tranoudakis D., Linos D
Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 2: Surgical Management
Hellenic Surgery, 85(1): 28 – 33, 2013

MEDICAL ASSOCIATIONS
Member of International Medical Associations

American College of Surgeons (ACS)
Professor Linos is a member of ACS since 1987, and since 2013 holds the position of Gover-nor of the American College of Surgeons – Greek Chapter. He has served as Member of the International Committee and President of the International Scholar Selection Subcommittee (2011). Their main objective is to decide on matters relating to the education and training of surgeons around the world, as well as to recommend scholarships for foreign surgeons.

International Association of Endocrine Surgeons (IAES)
Professor Linos is a member of the International Society of Surgery (ISS/SIC) and of the In-ternational Association of Endocrine Surgeons since 1984. He is also member of the Execu-tive Committee of the International Association of Endocrine Surgeons, which is composed of the leading European and American Professors of Surgery. In 2015 and for a 2 two-year term, the Executive Council appointed him as the President of the IAES.

Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES)
Member of the Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES), the lead-ing society in laparoscopic surgery, Professor Linos was elected in 2005 member of the In-ternational Relations Committee and Co-Director of the International Liaison Committee. This committee decides on the organization of educational seminars in laparoscopic surgery for local surgeons in cities and rural areas mainly in developing countries in Africa, South America, Asia and Europe.

Société Internationale de Chirurgie

American Gastroenterological Association

American College of Gastroenterology

European Association for Endoscopic Surgery and other Interventional Techniques (E.A.E.S.)

Society for Minimal Invasive Therapy

American Society of Abdominal Surgeons

American Association of University Professors

Pan-Pacific Surgical Association

The Priestley Society

Cleveland Surgical Society

European Society of Surgical Oncology

Societas Internationalis Universitaria Chirurgorum Colonis et Recti

European Academy Surgical Sciences

European Society of Endocrine Surgeons

SAGES (Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons)

Harvard Medical Alumni Association

Mayo Alumni Association

Turkish Association of Endocrine Surgeons

American Association of Endocrine Surgeons

International Surgical Group

American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists

American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS)



Member of Greek Medical Associations

Hellenic Surgery Society

Medical Studies Society

Hellenic Endocrine Society

Hellenic Society of the Surgery of the Endocrine Glands

Hellenic Society of Early Diagnosis and Treatment of Breast Cancer

Hellenic Society of Mastology

Hellenic-American Medical Society

Hellenic Trauma Society

HellenicSociety of Endoscopic Surgical and other Interventional Techniques

American College of Surgeons-Greek Department