Georgios Tsoulfas

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Dr. Georgios Tsoulfas received his medical degree from Brown University School of Medicine and completed his general surgery residency at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, as well as a transplant research fellowship at the Starzl Transplant Institute at the University of Pittsburgh. He then completed a two-year transplantation surgery fellowship at the Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School and then joined the Division of Solid Organ Transplantation and Hepatobiliary Surgery at the University of Rochester Medical Center as an Assistant Professor of Surgery. He has currently moved back to Greece, where he is an Associate Professor of Surgery at the Aristoteleion University of Thessaloniki. He has published over 90 papers in peer-reviewed journals and in PubMed, as well as 29 book chapters. He is a reviewer for over 60 international journals and is on the editorial board of several others. His clinical and research interests include hepatobiliary surgery, primary and secondary hepatic malignancies, ischemia/reperfusion injury, as well as medical/surgical education and the use of technology. He is currently the Vice Chair of the International Relations Committee of the American College of Surgeons and the World President of the International College

6books edited

5chapters authored

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Liver cirrhosis represents one of the major challenges for most physicians and surgeons on a global scale. This book provides practicing hepatologists, gastroenterologists and liver surgeons with a valuable tool in their efforts to understand the (molecular) mechanisms involved, be updated regarding the newest and less invasive diagnostic methods, and educate themselves about the challenges involved in the management of liver cirrhosis and its complications. The authors of this book represent a team of true global experts on the topic. In addition to the knowledge shared, the authors provide their personal clinical experience on a variety of different aspects of liver cirrhosis, giving us a well-rounded overview.

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