Dr Vassiliki Laina is an active member of the academic community of plastic surgeons and strongly believes that research and publications are keystones to medical progress. She regularly attends scientific meetings to keep up to date with the latest achievements in her field.

She has published a number of articles in medical journals and has also presented in many academic meetings. Some of the most important ones are listed below:



June 2014
Goldberg R., Laina V., Jester A.
The use of preoperative photography in pediatric plastic hand surgery.
XIXth FESSH (Federation of European Societies for Surgery of the Hand) meeting, Paris, France

September 2011
Laina V., Gesakis K., Orlando A.
Umbilical malignant melanoma : case presentation and review of the current literature.
9th Panhellenic Congress of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Kos, Greece

August 2009
Laina V., Kim J., Clibbon J.
Management of foot lymphoedema.
11th Congress of European Societies of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (ESPRAS), Rhodes, Greece

May 2009
Laina V., Orlando A.
Bilateral facial palsy and oral incompetence due to muscular dystrophy treated with a palmaris longus tendon graft.
International meeting on Aesthetic & Reconstructive Facial Surgery, Mykonos, Greece

May 2008
Laina V., Meyer M.
Cubital tunnel release audit
Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital Clinical Audit Meeting, Norwich, UK

June 2008
Laina V., Halawa M.
Twenty- four year outcome of a rare case of internal hemipelvectomy for chondrosarcoma.
British Orthopedic Oncology Society Meeting, Bristol, UK

September 2006
Laina V., Pothier D.D.
Aspiration of middle ear effusions prior to ventilation tube insertion- a systematic review.
Annual Meeting of The Royal College of Surgeons, London, UK

July 2006
Laina V., Pothier D.D.
Aspiration of middle ear effusions prior to ventilation tube insertion- a literature review.
British Academic Conference of Otolaryngology, Birmingham, UK

November 2004
Laina V., Mc Cabe S.E.
Safety of Bier’s versus Haematoma block for the management of Colle’s fractures in the Emergency Department.
Gloucestershire Royal Hospital Clinical Audit Meeting, Gloucester, UK

December 2003
Laina V., Groome J.
Breast Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology and Trucut biopsy in the pre-operative diagnosis of breast cancer : how do we compare with national standards?
N. Devon District Hospital Clinical Audit Meeting, Barnstaple, UK