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Δημοσιεύσεις

Aissopou EK, Argyris AA, Nasothimiou EG, Konstantonis GD, Tampakis K, Tentolouris N, Papathanassiou M, Theodossiadis PG, Papaioannou TG, Sfikakis PP, Protogerou AD.Ambulatory aortic stiffness is associated with narrow retinal arteriolar caliber in hypertensives: the SAFAR study. American Journal of Hypertension; 2015; in-press

Vavuranakis M, Vrachatis DA, Siasos G, Vaina S, Filis K, Sigala F, Kalogeras K, Kolokathis A-M, Moldovan C, Papaioannou TG, Aggeli K, Tousoulis D. First in Greece Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation using the CoreValve Evolut-R Retrievable and Repositionable Bioprosthesis with the InLine Sheath and the EnVeo Loading Guiding Catheter: A Major Advantage for Small-Diameter Access VesselsHellenic Journal of Cardiology 2015; 56:338-343

Vavuranakis M, Papaioannou TG, Katsarou OA, Vrachatis DA, Sanidas EA, Siasos G, Kalogeras KI, Schizas D, Stefanadis CI, Tousoulis D. Impact of atherosclerotic plaque components and their distribution on stent deployment: an Intravascular Ultrasound – Virtual Histology observational study. Minerva Cardioangiologica; 2015; in-press

Papaioannou TG, Vardoulis O, Protogerou A, Konstantonis G, Sfikakis PP, Stefanadis C, Stergiopulos N. In vivo evaluation of a novel 'diastole-patching' algorithm for the estimation of pulse transit time: advancing the precision in pulse wave velocity measurement. Physiological Measurement 2015;36(1):149-61.

Karamanou M, Papaioannou TG, Tsoucalas G, Tousoulis D, Stefanadis C, Androutsos G. Blood pressure measurement: Lessons learned from our ancestors. Current Pharmaceutical Design 2015; 21(6): 700-4.

Papaioannou TG, Vavuranakis M, Tousoulis D, Stefanadis C. New technological and clinical trends in blood pressure theranostics: Is it time to consider a spatio-temporal approach? Current Pharmaceutical Design 2015; 21(6): 697-9.

Herbert A, Laurent S, Cruickshank J, Boutouyrie P, on behalf of the Reference Values for Arterial Stiffness Measurement Collaboration. Measurement Collaboration. Establishing Reference Values for Central Blood Pressure and its Amplification in a General Healthy Population and according to Cardiovascular Risk-Factors. Eur Heart J. 2014 Aug 11. pii: ehu293. [Epub ahead of print]

Papaioannou TG, Soulis D, Vardoulis O, Protogerou A, Sfikakis P, Stergiopulos N, Stefanadis C. First in vivo application and evaluation of a novel method for non-invasive estimation of cardiac output. Medical Engineering and Physics 2014; 36:1352-7.

Papaioannou TG, Protogerou AD, Stergiopulos N, Vardoulis O, Stefanadis C, Safar M, Blacher J. Total arterial compliance estimated by a novel method and all-cause mortality in the elderly: the PROTEGER study. Age (Dordr). 2014 May 7. [Epub ahead of print]

Papaioannou TG, Vardoulis O, Stergiopulos N.  Validation of algorithms for the estimation of pulse transit time: where do we stand today? Ann Biomed Eng. 2014 Jun;42(6):1143-4.

Protogerou AD, Papaioannou TG, Vlachopoulos C. Arterial stiffness mapping: a better navigation to ithaca? J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014 May 6;63(17):1748-50

Yu A, Giannone T, Scheffler P, Doonan RJ, Egiziano G, Gomez YH, Papaioannou TG, Daskalopoulou SS. The effect of oral contraceptive pills and the natural menstrual cYCLe on arterial stiffness and hemodynamICs (CYCLIC). J Hypertens. 2014 Jan;32(1):100-7.

Vrachatis D, Papaioannou TG, Konstantopoulou A, Nasothimiou EG, Millasseau S, Blacher J, Safar ME, Sfikakis PP, Stergiou GS, Protogerou AD. Effect of supine versus sitting position on noninvasive assessment of aortic pressure waveform: a randomized cross-over study. J Hum Hypertens. 2014 Apr;28(4):236-41

Papaioannou TG, Argyris A, Protogerou AD, Vrachatis D, Nasothimiou EG, Sfikakis PP, Stergiou GS, Stefanadis CI. Non-invasive 24 hour ambulatory monitoring of aortic wave reflection and arterial stiffness by a novel oscillometric device: the first feasibility and reproducibility study. Int J Cardiol. 2013 Oct 25;169(1):57-61.

Karamanou M, Androutsos G, Stefanadis C, Papaioannou TG. Midas touch in cardiology. Eur Heart J. 2013 May;34(20):1463-4

Vavuranakis M, Sigala F, Vrachatis DA, Papaioannou TG, Filis K, Kavantzas N, Kalogeras KI, Massoura C, Toufektzian L, Kariori MG, Vlasseros I, Kallikazaros I, Stefanadis C. Quantitative analysis of carotid plaque vasa vasorum by CEUS and correlation with histology after endarterectomy. Vasa. 2013 May;42(3):184-95.

Vardoulis O, Papaioannou TG, Stergiopulos N. Validation of a novel and existing algorithms for the estimation of pulse transit time: Advancing the accuracy in pulse wave velocity measurement. American Journal of Physiology – Heart and Circulatory Physiology 2013; 304(11):H1558-67 

Vavuranakis M, Vrachatis DA, Boudoulas H, Papaioannou TG, Moldovan C, Kariori MG, Kalogeras KI, Pietri PG, Tentolouris C, Stefanadis C. Effect of transcatheter aortic valve implantation on the ascending aorta's elasticity. Clin Res Cardiol. 2012;101(11):895-9. 

Papaioannou TG, Protogerou A, Stefanadis C. Comparison between Mobil-O-Graph and the SphygmoCor device for central systolic blood pressure estimation: consensus is required for 'validation protocols'. Blood Press Monit. 2012 Dec;17(6):259-60.

Papaioannou TG, Schizas D, Vavuranakis M, Katsarou O, Soulis D, Stefanadis C. Quantification of new structural features of coronary plaques by computational post-hoc analysis of virtual histology-intravascular ultrasound images. Comput Methods Biomech Biomed Engin. 2012 Sep 13. [Epub ahead of print]

Papaioannou TG, Vavuranakis M, Stefanadis C. Estimation of aortic blood pressures and pulse wave velocity in obese children: a technological perspective. Hypertension. 2012 Oct;60(4):e34

Protogerou AD, Argyris A, Nasothimiou E, Vrachatis D, Papaioannou TG, Tzamouranis D, Blacher J, Safar ME, Sfikakis P, Stergiou GS. Feasibility and reproducibility of noninvasive 24-h ambulatory aortic blood pressure monitoring with a brachial cuff-based oscillometric device. Am J Hypertens. 2012;25(8):876-82.

Vardoulis O, Papaioannou TG, Stergiopulos N. On the Estimation of Total Arterial Compliance from Aortic Pulse Wave Velocity. Ann Biomed Eng. 2012 May 31. [Epub ahead of print]

Papaioannou TG, Vardoulis O, Stergiopulos N. The "Systolic Volume Balance" method for the non-invasive estimation of cardiac outputbased on pulse wave analysisAmerican Journal of Physiology - Heart Circ Physiol  2012; 15;302(10):H2064-73

Vavuranakis M, Kariori M, Voudris V, Thomopoulou S, Aznaouridis K, Kalogeras K, Vrachatis D, Moldovan C, Dima I, Milkas A, Tousoulis D, Stefanadis C. Troponin levels after TAVI are related to the development of distinct electrocardiographic changes. Int J Cardiol. 2012 Oct 18. doi:pii: S0167-5273(12)01352-6.

Vavuranakis M, Kariori M, Vrachatis D, Aznaouridis C, Kalogeras K, Moldovan C, Stefanadis C. "Balloon Withdrawal Technique" to Correct Prosthesis Malposition and Treat Paravalvular Aortic Regurgitation During TAVI. J Invasive Cardiol. 2013 Apr;25(4):196-7.

Vavuranakis M, Kalogeras KI, Vrachatis DA, Kariori MG, Aznaouridis K, Moldovan C, Stefanadis C. A Modified Technique to Safely Close the Arterial Puncture Site After TAVI. J Invasive Cardiol. 2013 Jan;25(1):45-7.

Vavuranakis M, Kariori M, Voudris V, Thomopoulou S, Aznaouridis K, Kalogeras K, Vrachatis D, Moldovan C, Dima I, Milkas A, Tousoulis D, Stefanadis C. Troponin levels after TAVI are related to the development of distinct electrocardiographic changes. Int J Cardiol. 2012;S0167-5273(12)01352-6.

Ruiz EM, Papaioannou TG, Vavuranakis M, Stefanadis C, Naghavi M, Kakadiaris IA. Analysis of contrast-enhanced intravascular ultrasound images for the assessment of coronary plaque neoangiogenesis: another step closer to the identification of the vulnerable plaque. Current Pharmaceutical Design 2012 May 1;18(15):2207-13.

Karamanou M, Papaioannou TG, Stefanadis C, Androutsos G. Genesis of ultrasonic microbubblesCurrent Pharmaceutical Design 2012;18:2115-7

Papaioannou TG, Stergiopulos N, Stefanadis C. Bioengineering and clinical perspectives in diagnostic and therapeutic applications of microbubblesCurrent Pharmaceutical Design 2012;18:2113-4

Vavuranakis M, Vrachatis DA, Papaioannou TG, Archontakis S, Kalogeras KI, Kariori MG, Gafou A, Moldovan C, Tzamalis P, Stefanadis C. Residual platelet reactivity after clopidogrel loading in patients with st-elevation myocardial infarction undergoing an unexpectedly delayed primary percutaneous coronary intervention: Impact on intracoronary thrombus burden and myocardial perfusion. Circulation Journal. 2011;75:2105-2112

Vavuranakis M, Vrachatis DA, Filis K, Stefanadis C. Trans-catheter aortic-valve implantation by the subclavian approach complicated with vessel dissection and transient left-arm paralysis. European Journal of Cardio-thoracic Surgery. 2011;39:127-129

Vavuranakis M, Kalogeras KI, Vrachatis DA, Kariori MG, Moldovan C, Stefanadis C. Corevalve deployment during cardiopulmonary resuscitation without angiographic injections guidance. An additional capability of accutrak system? International Journal of Cardiology. 2011

Varela A, Katsiboulas M, Tousoulis D, Politi K, Papaioannou TG, Vaina S, Davos CH, Piperi C, Stefanadis C, Basdra EK, Papavassiliou AG. Early shear stress signaling on vascular endothelium by a modified partial carotid ligation model. International Journal of Cardiology. 2011;152:413-416

Toutouzas K, Karanasos A, Anastasakis A, Vavuranakis M, Seggewiss H, Stefanadis C, Rigopoulos A. Optimal branch selection in alcohol septal ablation. International Journal of Cardiology. 2011;147:143-144

Syrseloudis D, Tsioufis C, Andrikou I, Mazaraki A, Thomopoulos C, Mihas C, Papaioannou T, Tatsis I, Tsiamis E, Stefanadis C. Association of nighttime hypertension with central arterial stiffness and urinary albumin excretion in dipper hypertensive subjects. Hypertension Research. 2011;34:120-125

Protogerou AD, Safar ME, Papaioannou TG, Zhang Y, Agnoletti D, Papadogiannis D, Blacher J. The combined effect of aortic stiffness and pressure wave reflections on mortality in the very old with cardiovascular disease: The proteger study. Hypertension Research. 2011;34:803-808

Papaioannou TG, Protogerou AD, Nasothimiou EG, Tzamouranis D, Skliros N, Achimastos A, Papadogiannis D, Stefanadis CI. Assessment of differences between repeated pulse wave velocity measurements in terms of 'bias' in the extrapolated cardiovascular risk and the classification of aortic stiffness: Is a single pwv measurement enough? Journal of Human Hypertension. 2011

Papaioannou TG, Moris D, Protogerou A, Stefanadis C. Central blood pressure: Non-invasive methods and technology for its estimation. Archives of Hellenic Medicine. 2011;28:351-364

Maragiannis D, Lazaros G, Vavuranakis M, Chrysohoou C, Athanassopoulou S, Patialiakas A, Stefanadis C. Chronic stable angina: Percutaneous coronary intervention or medication? Hellenic Journal of Cardiology. 2011;52:246-256

Gialafos E, Rapti A, Kouranos V, Aggeli K, Papaioannou TG, Kallianos A, Siasos G, Kostopoulos C, Stefanadis C. Detection of right ventricular dysfunction by tissue doppler imaging in asymptomatic patients with pulmonary sarcoidosis. European Respiratory Journal. 2011;37:212-215

Alexandraki KI, Kaltsas GA, Vouliotis AI, Papaioannou TG, Trisk L, Zilos A, Korbonits M, Besser GM, Anastasakis A, Grossman AB. Specific electrocardiographic features associated with cushing's disease. Clinical Endocrinology. 2011;74:558-564

Vavuranakis M, Vrachatis DA, Toutouzas K, Economopoulos G, Kalogeras KI, Stefanadis C. Successful percutaneous aortic valve implantation via a stenotic left subclavian artery access. Heart and Vessels. 2010;25:359-362

Vavuranakis M, Vrachatis D, Stefanadis C. Corevalve aortic bioprosthesis: Repositioning techniques. JACC: Cardiovascular Interventions. 2010;3:565

Vavuranakis M, Voudris V, Vrachatis DA, Thomopoulou S, Toutouzas K, Karavolias G, Tolios I, Sbarouni E, Lazaros G, Chrysohoou C, Khoury M, Brili S, Balanika M, Moldovan C, Stefanadis C. Transcatheter aortic valve implantation, patient selection process and procedure: Two centres' experience of the intervention without general anaesthesia. Hellenic Journal of Cardiology. 2010;51:492-500

Papaioannou TG, Protogerou AD, Stefanadis C. What to anticipate from pulse pressure amplification. Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 2010;55:1038-1040

Panas M, Gialafos E, Spengos K, Papaioannou TG, Aggeli K, Kladi A, Siasos G, Gialafos J, Vassilopoulos D, Stefanadis C. Prevalence of interatrial block in patients with friedreich's ataxia. International Journal of Cardiology. 2010;145:386-387

Lazaros G, Vavuranakis M, Vrachatis DA, Stefanadis C. A 53-year-old woman with recurrent transient ischemic attacks. Chest. 2010;138:1004-1009

Vavuranakis M, Lazaros G, Patialiakas A, Maragiannis D, Papaioannou T, Stefanadis C. A young woman with syncope, dyspnea and abdominal pain. Hellenic Journal of Cardiology. 2009;50:218-220

Vavuranakis M, Latsios G, Tousoulis D, Brili S, Stefanadis C. Pseudo-aneurysm in ascending aorta detected 15 years after aortic valve replacement. International Journal of Cardiology. 2009;137:e41-e42

Sanidas EA, Vavuranakis M, Papaioannou TG, Kakadiaris IA, Carlier S, Syros G, Dangas G, Stefanadis C. Study of atheromatous plaque using intravascular ultrasound (hellenic journal of cardiology (2008) 49 (415-421)). Hellenic Journal of Cardiology. 2009;50:83

Protogerou AD, Papaioannou TG, Lekakis JP, Blacher J, Safar ME. The effect of antihypertensive drugs on central blood pressure beyond peripheral blood pressure. Part i: (patho)-physiology, rationale and perspective on pulse pressure amplification. Current Pharmaceutical Design. 2009;15:267-271

Papaioannou TG, Vavuranakis M, Androulakis A, Lazaros G, Kakadiaris I, Vlaseros I, Naghavi M, Kallikazaros I, Stefanadis C. In-vivo imaging of carotid plaque neoangiogenesis with contrast-enhanced harmonic ultrasound. International Journal of Cardiology. 2009;134:e110-e112

Papaioannou TG, Stefanadis C. Central hemodynamics and arterial stiffness: Methodological, clinical and pharmaceutical considerations. Current Pharmaceutical Design. 2009;15:243-244

Papaioannou TG, Stamatelopoulos KS, Georgiopoulos G, Vlachopoulos C, Georgiou S, Lykka M, Lambrinoudaki I, Papamichael CM, Stefanadis CI. Arterial wave reflections during the menstrual cycle of healthy women: A reproducibility study. Hypertension. 2009;54:1021-1027

Papaioannou TG, Protogerou AD, Stamatelopoulos KS, Vavuranakis M, Stefanadis C. Non-invasive methods and techniques for central blood pressure estimation: Procedures, validation, reproducibility and limitations. Current Pharmaceutical Design. 2009;15:245-253

Kollias GE, Stamatelopoulos KS, Papaioannou TG, Zakopoulos NA, Alevizaki M, Alexopoulos GP, Kontoyannis DA, Karga H, Koroboki E, Lekakis JP, Papamichael CM. Diurnal variation of endothelial function and arterial stiffness in hypertension. Journal of Human Hypertension. 2009;23:597-604

Karatzi K, Papaioannou TG, Papamichael C, Lekakis JP, Stefanadis C, Zampelas A. Red wine, arterial stiffness and central hemodynamics. Current Pharmaceutical Design. 2009;15:321-328

Vavuranakis M, Kakadiaris IA, O'Malley SM, Papaioannou TG, Sanidas EA, Naghavi M, Carlier S, Tousoulis D, Stefanadis C. A new method for assessment of plaque vulnerability based on vasa vasorum imaging, by using contrast-enhanced intravascular ultrasound and differential image analysis. International Journal of Cardiology. 2008;130:23-29

Toutouzas K, Patsa C, Vaina S, Tsiamis E, Vavuranakis M, Stefanadi E, Spanos A, Iliopoulos D, Panagiotou M, Chlorogiannis I, Pattakos E, Stefanadis C. A preliminary experience report: Drug-eluting stents versus coronary artery bypass surgery in patients with a single lesion in the proximal left anterior descending artery suffering from diabetes mellitus and chronic stable angina. Hellenic Journal of Cardiology. 2008;49:65-71

Stefanadis C, Toutouzas K, Stefanadi E, Tsiamis E, Vavuranakis M, Kipshidze N. Avastin-eluting stent: Long-term angiographic and clinical follow up. Hellenic Journal of Cardiology. 2008;49:188-190

Stamatelopoulos KS, Papamichael CM, Zacharoulis A, Papaioannou T, Kollias GE, Kyrkou K, Chrysochoou EE, Voidonikola P, Alevizaki M, Lekakis JP. Heartscore calculated in individuals younger than 40 years is related to vascular markers of early atherosclerosis. European Journal of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation. 2008;15:619-624

Sanidas EA, Vavuranakis M, Papaioannou TG, Carlier S, Syros G, Dangas G, Stefanadis C. Study of atheromatous plaque using intravascular ultrasound. Hellenic Journal of Cardiology. 2008;49:415-421

Protogerou AD, Achimastos A, Vlachopoulos C, Stamatelopoulos KS, Papaioannou TG, Papamichael CM, Aznaouridis K, Kaklamanis P, Mavrikakis M, Stefanadis C, Lekakis JP. Reduced pressure wave reflections in patients with active clinical status of adamantiades-behcet disease. Hellenic Journal of Cardiology. 2008;49:408-414

Papamichael CM, Karatzi KN, Papaioannou TG, Karatzis EN, Katsichti P, Sideris V, Zakopoulos N, Zampelas A, Lekakis JP. Acute combined effects of olive oil and wine on pressure wave reflections: Another beneficial influence of the mediterranean diet antioxidants? Journal of Hypertension. 2008;26:223-229

Papaioannou TG, Vlachopoulos CV, Alexopoulos NA, Dima I, Pietri PG, Protogerou AD, Vyssoulis GG, Stefanadis CI. The effect of heart rate on wave reflections may be determined by the level of aortic stiffness: Clinical and technical implications. American Journal of Hypertension. 2008;21:334-340

Papaioannou TG, Stefanadis CI. Biomedical engineering and progress in cardiovascular diagnostics. Acta Cardiologica. 2008;63:289-291

Ntalianis AS, Drakos SG, Charitos C, Dolou P, Pierrakos CN, Terrovitis JV, Papaioannou T, Charitos E, Nanas JN. Effects of intra-aortic balloon pump versus centrifugal pump on myocardial energetics and systemic circulation in a porcine model of rapidly worsening acute heart failure. ASAIO Journal. 2008;54:600-605

Moyssakis I, Gialafos E, Tentolouris N, Floudas CS, Papaioannou TG, Kostopoulos C, Latsi P, Vaiopoulos G, Votteas V, Rapti A. Impaired aortic elastic properties in patients with systemic sarcoidosis. European Journal of Clinical Investigation. 2008;38:82-89

Lerakis S, Synetos A, Toutouzas K, Vavuranakis M, Tsiamis E, Stefanadis C. Imaging of the vulnerable plaque: Noninvasive and invasive techniques. American Journal of the Medical Sciences. 2008;336:342-348

Karatzi K, Papamichael C, Karatzis E, Papaioannou TG, Voidonikola PT, Vamvakou GD, Lekakis J, Zampelas A. Postprandial improvement of endothelial function by red wine and olive oil antioxidants: A synergistic effect of components of the mediterranean diet. Journal of the American College of Nutrition. 2008;27:448-453

Ikonomidis I, Tzortzis S, Papaioannou T, Protogerou A, Stamatelopoulos K, Papamichael C, Zakopoulos N, Lekakis J. Incremental value of arterial wave reflections in the determination of left ventricular diastolic dysfunction in untreated patients with essential hypertension. Journal of Human Hypertension. 2008;22:687-698

Vavuranakis M, Tzannos KA, Thanopoulos BD, Vlasis K, Stefanadis C. Severe hemolysis complicating transcatheter occlusion of a patent ductus arteriosus: The importance of elimination of residual flow. Hellenic Journal of Cardiology. 2007;48:373-376

Vavuranakis M, Stamatopoulos I, Papaioannou TG, Nikolopoulos S, Toutouzas K, Stefanadis C. Alterations of pressure waveforms along the coronary arteries and the effect of microcirculatory vasodilation. International Journal of Cardiology. 2007;117:254-259

Vavuranakis M, Papaioannou TG, Stefanadis C. In the search of the vulnerable plaque: Current diagnostic techniques and future directions. Vascular Disease Prevention. 2007;4:21-29

Vavuranakis M, Papaioannou TG, Kakadiaris IA, O'Malley SM, Naghavi M, Filis K, Sanidas EA, Papalois A, Stamatopoulos I, Stefanadis C. Detection of perivascular blood flow in vivo by contrast-enhanced intracoronary ultrasonography and image analysis: An animal study. Clinical and Experimental Pharmacology and Physiology. 2007;34:1319-1323

Vavuranakis M, Latsios G, Tousoulis D, Vaina S, Triantafyllou G, Drakopoulou M, Stefanadis C. Spontaneous coronary dissection as a cause of acute coronary syndrome: Evidence for non-inflammatory underlying mechanisms. International Journal of Cardiology. 2007;114:E24-E26

Vavuranakis M, Kakadiaris IA, Papaioannou TG, O'Malley SM, Carlier S, Naghavi M, Stefanadis C. Contrast-enhanced intravascular ultrasound: Combining morphology with activity-based assessment of plaque vulnerability. Expert Review of Cardiovascular Therapy. 2007;5:917-925

Toutouzas K, Synetos A, Stefanadi E, Vaina S, Markou V, Vavuranakis M, Tsiamis E, Tousoulis D, Stefanadis C. Correlation between morphologic characteristics and local temperature differences in culprit lesions of patients with symptomatic coronary artery disease. Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 2007;49:2264-2271

Toutouzas K, Patsa C, Vaina S, Tsiamis E, Vavuranakis M, Stefanadi E, Spanos A, Iliopoulos D, Panagiotou M, Chlorogiannis I, Pattakos E, Stefanadis C. Drug eluting stents versus coronary artery bypass surgery in patients with isolated proximal lesion in left anterior descending artery suffering from chronic stable angina. Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions. 2007;70:832-837

Toutouzas K, Drakopoulou M, Markou V, Karabelas I, Vaina S, Vavuranakis M, Tsiamis E, Tsioufis C, Androulakis A, Stefanadis C. Correlation of systemic inflammation with local inflammatory activity in non-culprit lesions: Beneficial effect of statins. International Journal of Cardiology. 2007;119:368-373

Tousoulis D, Antoniades C, Bosinakou E, Kotsopoulou M, Tsoufis C, Marinou K, Charakida M, Stefanadi E, Vavuranakis M, Latsios G, Stefanadis C. Differences in inflammatory and thrombotic markers between unstable angina and acute myocardial infarction. International Journal of Cardiology. 2007;115:203-207

Stefanadis C, Toutouzas K, Tsiamis E, Vavuranakis M, Tsioufis C, Stefanadi E, Boudoulas H. Relation between local temperature and c-reactive protein levels in patients with coronary artery disease: Effects of atorvastatin treatment. Atherosclerosis. 2007;192:396-400

Protogerou AD, Sfikakis PP, Stamatelopoulos KS, Papamichael C, Aznaouridis K, Karatzis E, Papaioannou TG, Ikonomidis I, Kaklamanis P, Mavrikakis M, Lekakis J. Interrelated modulation of endothelial function in behcet's disease by clinical activity and corticosteroid treatment. Arthritis Research and Therapy. 2007;9

Protogerou AD, Papaioannou TG, Blacher J, Papamichael CM, Lekakis JP, Safar ME. Central blood pressures: Do we need them in the management of cardiovascular disease? Is it a feasible therapeutic target? Journal of Hypertension. 2007;25:265-272

Protogerou AD, Achimastos A, Lekakis JP, Papaioannou TG, Blacher J. Is increased brachial pulse pressure a reliable predictor of cardiovascular risk in old hypertensive subjects with metabolic syndrome? American Journal of Hypertension. 2007;20:1024-1025

Papaioannou TG, Karatzis EN, Karatzi KN, Gialafos EJ, Protogerou AD, Stamatelopoulos KS, Papamichael CM, Lekakis JP, Stefanadis CI. Hour-to-hour and week-to-week variability and reproducibility of wave reflection indices derived by aortic pulse wave analysis: Implications for studies with repeated measurements. Journal of Hypertension. 2007;25:1678-1686

Papaioannou TG, Christofidis CC, Mathioulakis DS, Stefanadis CI. A novel design of a noncylindric stent with beneficial effects on flow characteristics: An experimental and numerical flow study in an axisymmetric arterial model with sequential mild stenoses. Artificial Organs. 2007;31:627-638

Karatzi K, Papamichael C, Karatzis E, Papaioannou TG, Voidonikola PT, Lekakis J, Zampelas A. Acute smoking induces endothelial dysfunction in healthy smokers. Is this reversible by red wine's antioxidant constituents? Journal of the American College of Nutrition. 2007;26:10-15

Karatzi K, Papamichael C, Karatzis E, Papaioannou TG, Stamatelopoulos K, Zakopoulos NA, Zampelas A, Lekakis J. Acute smoke-induced endothelial dysfunction is more prolonged in smokers than in non-smokers. International Journal of Cardiology. 2007;120:404-406

Gialafos E, Psaltopoulou T, Papaioannou TG, Synetos A, Dilaveris P, Andrikopoulos G, Vlasis K, Gialafos J, Stefanadis C. Prevalence of interatrial block in young healthy men <35 years of age. American Journal of Cardiology. 2007;100:995-997

Filis K, Arhontovasilis F, Theodorou D, Albanopoulos K, Lagoudianakis E, Manouras A, Vavuranakis M, Vlachopoulos C, Toutouzas K, Tsiamis E, Androulakis A, Kallikazaros I, Giannopoulos A, Bramis I, Stefanadis C. Management of early and late detected vascular complications following femoral arterial puncture for cardiac catheterization. Hellenic Journal of Cardiology. 2007;48:134-142

Dagre AG, Lekakis JP, Protogerou AD, Douridas GN, Papaioannou TG, Tryfonopoulos DJ, Papamichael CM, Alevizaki M. Abnormal endothelial function in female patients with hypothyroidism and borderline thyroid function. International Journal of Cardiology. 2007;114:332-338

Vavuranakis M, Latsios G, Aggelis D, Bosinakou I, Karambelas I, Tousoulis D, Toutouzas K, Stefanadis C. Randomized comparison of the effects of asa plus clopidogrel versus asa alone on early platelet activation in acute coronary syndromes with elevated high-sensitivity c-reactive protein and soluble cd40 ligand levels. Clinical Therapeutics. 2006;28:860-871

Vavuranakis M, Drakopoulou M, Toutouzas K, Polychronis D, Stefanadis C. Right ventricular infarction mimicking anterior infarction. Annals of Noninvasive Electrocardiology. 2006;11:194-197

Toutouzas K, Drakopoulou M, Mitropoulos J, Tsiamis E, Vaina S, Vavuranakis M, Markou V, Bosinakou E, Stefanadis C. Elevated plaque temperature in non-culprit de novo atheromatous lesions of patients with acute coronary syndromes. Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 2006;47:301-306

Stamatelopoulos KS, Kalpakos D, Protogerou AD, Papamichael CM, Ikonomidis I, Tsitsirikos M, Revela I, Papaioannou TG, Lekakis JP. The combined effect of augmentation index and carotid intima-media thickness on cardiovascular risk in young and middle-aged men without cardiovascular disease. Journal of Human Hypertension. 2006;20:273-279

Papamichael C, Karatzi K, Karatzis E, Papaioannou TG, Katsichti P, Zampelas A, Lekakis J. Combined acute effects of red wine consumption and cigarette smoking on haemodynamics of young smokers. Journal of Hypertension. 2006;24:1287-1292

Papaioannou TG, Vlachopoulos C, Ioakeimidis N, Alexopoulos N, Stefanadis C. Nonlinear dynamics of blood pressure variability after caffeine consumption. Clinical Medicine and Research. 2006;4:114-118

Papaioannou TG, Lekakis JP, Karatzis EN, Papamichael CM, Stamatelopoulos KS, Protogerou AD, Mavrikakis M, Stefanadis C. Transmission of calibration errors (input) by generalized transfer functions to the aortic pressures (output) at different hemodynamic states. International Journal of Cardiology. 2006;110:46-52

Papaioannou TG, Karatzis EN, Vavuranakis M, Lekakis JP, Stefanadis C. Assessment of vascular wall shear stress and implications for atherosclerotic disease. International Journal of Cardiology. 2006;113:12-18

Papaioannou TG, Karatzis EN, Papamichael CM, Karatzi KN, Zakopoulos NA, Lekakis JP, Mavrikakis M, Stefanadis C. Circadian variation of arterial pressure wave reflections. American Journal of Hypertension. 2006;19:259-263

Papaioannou TG, Christofidis CC, Mathioulakis DS. The influence of a convergent nozzle on the flow field of downstream located mild stenoses. 2006;9:659-664

Lekakis JP, Vamvakou G, Andreadou I, Ganiatsos G, Karatzis E, Protogerou A, Papaioannou T, Ikonomidis I, Papamichael C, Mavrikakis ME. Divergent effects of rofecoxib on endothelial function and inflammation in acute coronary syndromes. International Journal of Cardiology. 2006;112:359-366

Lekakis JP, Ikonomidis I, Protogerou AD, Papaioannou TG, Stamatelopoulos K, Papamichael CM, Mavrikakis ME. Arterial wave reflection is associated with severity of extracoronary atherosclerosis in patients with coronary artery disease. European Journal of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation. 2006;13:236-242

Karatzis EN, Ikonomidis I, Vamvakou GD, Papaioannou TG, Protogerou AD, Andreadou I, Voidonikola PT, Karatzi KN, Papamichael CM, Lekakis JP. Long-term prognostic role of flow-mediated dilatation of the brachial artery after acute coronary syndromes without st elevation. American Journal of Cardiology. 2006;98:1424-1428

Dilaveris P, Vassilopoulos C, Tsagga E, Vavuranakis M, Stefanadis C. Torsades de pointes as a cause of sudden death in a patient with aortic stenosis and atrial fibrillation. Annals of Noninvasive Electrocardiology. 2006;11:284-286

Alexandraki K, Protogerou AD, Papaioannou TG, Piperi C, Mastorakos G, Lekakis J, Panidis D, Diamanti-Kandarakis E. Early microvascular and macrovascular dysfunction is not accompanied by structural arterial injury in polycystic ovary syndrome. Hormones (Athens, Greece). 2006;5:126-136

Vavuranakis M, Kakadiaris IA, O'Malley SM, Stefanadis C, Vaina S, Drakopoulou M, Mitropoulos I, Carlier S, Naghavi M. Images in cardiovascular medicine. Detection of luminal-intimal border and coronary wall enhancement in intravascular ultrasound imaging after injection of microbubbles and simultaneous sonication with transthoracic echocardiography. Circulation. 2005;112:e1-2

Tryfonopoulos D, Anastasiou E, Protogerou A, Papaioannou T, Lily K, Dagre A, Souvatzoglou E, Papamichael C, Alevizaki M, Lekakis J. Arterial stiffness in type 1 diabetes mellitus is aggravated by autoimmune thyroid disease. Journal /bp style=Tousoulis D, Antoniades C, Bosinakou E, Kotsopoulou M, Tsoufis C, Marinou K, Charakida M, Stefanadi E, Vavuranakis M, Latsios G, Stefanadis C. text-align: justify; line-height: normal; margin-bottom: 0pt;of Endocrinological Investigation. 2005;28:616-622

Toutouzas K, Markou V, Drakopoulou M, Mitropoulos I, Tsiamis E, Vavuranakis M, Vaina S, Stefanadis C. Increased heat generation from atherosclerotic plaques in patients with type 2 diabetes: An increasedJournal of HypertensionDagre AG, Lekakis JP, Protogerou AD, Douridas p style=iGN, Papaioannou TG, Tryfonopoulos DJ, Papamichael CM, Alevizaki M. Journal of HypertensionDagre AG, Lekakis JP, Protogerou AD, Douridas GN, Papaioannou TG, Tryfonopoulos DJ, Papamichael CM, Alevizaki M. local inflammatory activation. Diabetes Care. 2005;28:1656-1661

Papaioannou TG, Stefanadis C. Vascular wall shear stress: Basic principles and methods. Hellenic Journal of Cardiology. 2005;46:9-15

Papaioannou TG, Stefanadis C. Basic principles of the intraaortic balloon pump and mechanisms affecting its performance. ASAIO Journal. 2005;51:296-300

Papaioannou TG, Protogerou A, Papamichael C, Mathioulakis D, Tsangaris S, Karatzis E, Toumanidis S, Zakopoulos N, Lekakis J. Experimental and clinical study of the combined effect of arterial stiffness and heart rate on pulse pressure: Differences between central and peripheral arteries. Clinical and Experimental Pharmacology and Physiolog/bHellenic Journal of CardiologyVascular Disease PreventionAmerican Journal of Cardiologyy. 2005;32:210-217

Papaioannou TG, Karatzi K, Karatzis E, Papamichael C, Lekakis JP. Acute effects of caffeine on arterial stiffness, wave reflections, and central aortic pressures. American Journal of Hypertension. 2005;18:129-136

O'Malley SM, Vavuranakis M, Naghavi M, Kakadiaris IA. Intravascular ultrasound-based imaging of vasa vasorum for the detection of vulnerable atherosclerotic plaque. 2005;3749 LNCS:343-351

Lekakis JP, Zakopoulos NA, Protogerou AD, Papaioannou TG, Kotsis VT, Pitiriga VC, Tsitsirikos MD, Stamatelopoulos KS, Papamichael CM, Mavrikakis ME. Arterial stiffness assessed by pulse wave analysis in essential hypertension: Relation to 24-h blood pressure profile. International Journal of Cardiology. 2005;102:391-395

Lekakis JP, Papamichael C, Papaioannou TG, Stamatelopoulos KS, Cimponeriu A, Protogerou AD, Kanakakis J, Stamatelopoulos SF. Intima-media thickness score from carotid and femoral arteries predicts the extent of coronary artery disease. Intima-media thickness and cad. International Journal of Cardiovascular Imaging. 2005;21:495-501

Karatzis E, Papaioannou TG, Aznaouridis K, Karatzi K, Stamatelopoulos K, Zampelas A, Papamichael C, Lekakis J, Mavrikakis M. Acute effects of caffeine on blood pressure and wave reflections in healthy subjects: Should we consider monitoring central blood pressure? International Journal of Cardiology. 2005;98:425-430

Karatzis E, Lekakis J, Papamichael C, Andreadou I, Cimponeriu A, Aznaouridis K, Papaioannou TG, Protogerou A, Mavrikakis M. Rapid effect of pravastatin on endothelial function and lipid peroxidation in unstable angina. International Journal of Cardiology. 2005;101:65-70

Karatzi KN, Papamichael CM, Karatzis EN, Papaioannou TG, Aznaouridis KA, Katsichti PP, Stamatelopoulos KS, Zampelas A, Lekakis JP, Mavrikakis ME. Red wine acutely induces favorable effects on wave reflections and central pressures in coronary artery disease patients. American Journal of Hypertension. 2005;18:1161-1167

Dagre AG, Lekakis JP, Papaioannou TG, Papamichael CM, Koutras DA, Stamatelopoulos SF, Alevizaki M. Arterial stiffness is increased in subjects with hypothyroidism. International Journal of Cardiology. 2005;103:1-6

Carlier S, Kakadiaris IA, Dib N, Vavuranakis M, Stefanadis C, O'Malley SM, Hartley CJ, Metcalfe R, Mehran R, Falk E, Gul K, Naghavi M. Vasa vasorum imaging: A new window to the clinical detection of vulnerable atherosclerotic plaques. Current Atherosclerosis Reports. 2005;7:164-169

Carlier S, Kakadiaris IA, Dib N, Vavuranakis M, O'Malley SM, Gul K, Hartley CJ, Metcalfe RW, Mehran R, Stefanadis C, Falk E, Stone G, Leon M, Naghavi M. Erratum: "Vasa vasorum imaging: A new window to the clinical detection of vulnerable atherosclerotic plaques" (current atherosclerosis reports (2005) vol. 7 (2) (164-169)). Current Atherosclerosis Reports.

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