Dr Marios Efthymiou MBBS MD FRACP



“Success and complications of an intra-ductal fully covered self-expanding metal stent (ID-FCSEMS) to treat anastomotic biliary strictures (AS) after orthotopic liver transplantation (OLT).”

Aepli P, St John A, Gupta S, Hourigan LF, Vaughan R, Efthymiou M, Kaffes A.
Surg Endosc. 2017 Apr;31(4):1558-1563. doi: 10.1007/s00464-016-5138-9. Epub 2016 Aug 29.

“A novel endoscopic marker for radiological localization and image-guided radiotherapy in esophageal and gastric cancers (with video).”
Chandran S, Vaughan R, Jacob A, Hamilton C, Joon DL, Lim K, Tog C, Bhatia K, Aly A, Sweeney T, Efthymiou M.
Gastrointest Endosc. 2016 Feb;83(2):309-17. doi: 10.1016/j.gie.2015.06.042. Epub 2015 Aug 1.

“A pilot study of EUS-guided fiducial insertion for the multidisciplinary management of gastric cancer.”
Chandran S, Vaughan R, Efthymiou M, Sia J, Hamilton C.
Endosc Int Open. 2014 Sep;2(3):E153-9. doi: 10.1055/s-0034-1377523. Epub 2014 Jul 18.

“Risk factors for band-induced ulcer bleeding after prophylactic and therapeutic endoscopic variceal band ligation.”
Sinclair M, Vaughan R, Angus PW, Gow PJ, Parker F, Hey P, Efthymiou M.
Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2015 Aug;27(8):928-32. doi: 10.1097/MEG.0000000000000387

“Somatostatinoma of the minor papilla treated by local excision in a patient with neurofibromatosis type 1.”
Bhandari R, Riddiough G, Lokan J, Weinberg L, Efthymiou M, Nikfarjam M.
JOP. 2015 Jan 31;16(1):81-4. doi: 10.6092/1590-8577/2906.

“Right-sided adenoma detection with retroflexion versus forward-view colonoscopy.”
Chandran S, Parker F, Vaughan R, Mitchell B, Fanning S, Brown G, Yu J, Efthymiou M.
Gastrointest Endosc. 2015 Mar;81(3):608-13. doi: 10.1016/j.gie.2014.08.039. Epub 2014 Oct 29.

“Management of pancreatic collections with a novel endoscopically placed fully covered self-expandable metal stent: a national experience (with videos).”
Chandran S, Efthymiou M, Kaffes A, Chen JW, Kwan V, Murray M, Williams D, Nguyen NQ, Tam W, Welch C, Chong A, Gupta S, Devereaux B, Tagkalidis P, Parker F, Vaughan R.
Gastrointest Endosc. 2015 Jan;81(1):127-35. doi: 10.1016/j.gie.2014.06.025. Epub 2014 Aug 2.

“The current practice standard for colonoscopy in Australia.”
Chandran S, Parker F, Vaughan R, Efthymiou M.
Gastrointest Endosc. 2014 Mar;79(3):473-9. doi: 10.1016/j.gie.2013.10.050. Epub 2013 Dec 12.

“Chromoendoscopy versus narrow band imaging for colonic surveillance in inflammatory bowel disease.”
Efthymiou M, Allen PB, Taylor AC, Desmond PV, Jayasakera C, De Cruz P, Kamm MA.
Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2013 Sep;19(10):2132-8. doi: 10.1097/MIB.0b013e31829637b9.

“A randomized controlled trial comparing the efficacy and depth of insertion of single and double balloon enteroscopy, using a novel method for determining insertion depth”
Efthymiou M, Desmond PV, Brown G, La Nauze R, Kaffes A, Chua TJ, Taylor ACF., Gastrointestinal Endoscopy [Accepted for publication June 2012]

“Pharyngeal webs in a patient with dysphagia and Behcet’s disease “
Efthymiou M, Raftopoulos S, Kortan P., Endoscopy [Accepted for publication April 2012]

“A sheep in wolves clothing.”,
Raftopoulos S, Efthymiou M, Marcon N., Journal of Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2012 Apr;27(4):841.

“Atypical hyperplastic gastric polyposis: A case report and brief review of the literature.”,
Raftopoulos S, Efthymiou M, May G., Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, 2011 Nov;26(11):1693.

“Endoscopic septoplasty for Zenker’s diverticulum in a nonagenarian.”,
Efthymiou M, Raftopoulos S, Marcon N., Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, 2011 Nov;26(11):1691.

“Dysplastic Barrett’s Esophagus in Cirrhosis – A Treatment Dilemma”,
Raftopoulos S, Efthymiou M, Marcon N, American Journal of Gastroenterology, 2011 Sep;106(9):1724-6.

“Beware of the painful rectum.”,
Raftopoulos S, Efthymiou M, Kortan P., Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, 2011 Oct;26(10):1578.

“Flexible endoscopic septoplasty for bilobed Zenker’s diverticulum.”
Efthymiou M, Raftopoulos S, Marcon N, Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, 2011 Aug 6 [Epub ahead of print]

“The value of fecal occult blood test (FOBT) as a screening test prior to capsule endoscopy.”, Efthymiou M, Allen PB, Jayasekera C, PV Desmond, ACF Taylor., European Journal of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, 2011 Aug;23(8):690-4.

“Air embolism complicated by left hemiparesis following direct cholangioscopy with an intraductal balloon anchoring system.”,
Efthymiou M, Raftopoulos S, Chirinos JA, May RG., Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, 2011 Apr 4. [Epub ahead of print]

“Biopsy forceps is inadequate for the resection of diminutive polyps.”,
Efthymiou M, Taylor ACF, Desmond PV, Allen PB, Chen RY., Endoscopy 2011 Apr;43(4):312-6. [Epub 2011 Mar 16.]

“Cancer surveillance strategies in ulcerative colitis: The need for modernization.”,
Efthymiou M, Taylor ACF, Kamm MA., Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2010 Nov 18. [Epub ahead of print]

“Angiodysplasia resistant to endoscopic therapy”,
Efthymiou M, Taylor ACF., ANZ J Surg. 2010 Sep; 80(9):667.

“Endoscopic Surveillance in Colitis in 2010. Time for a change?”,
Efthymiou M, ANZ J Surg 2010, Volume 80 Issue 3, Pages 125 – 126

“An Interesting Case of Recurrent Small Bowel Obstruction”,
PB Allen; P De Cruz; M Efthymiou; A Fox; ACF Taylor; PV Desmond , Case Rep Gastroenterol 2009;3:408-413

“Spontaneous decompression of pancreatic pseudocyst presenting as hematemesis.”,
Efthymiou M, ANZ J Surg 2009 Oct; 79(10):769-70.

“Autoimmune pancreatitis masquerading as pancreatic cancer: unusual case of jaundice.”,
Efthymiou M, ANZ J Surg. 2009 Apr; 79(4):308