Πλήρης καταλογος δημοσιεύσεων

 

1.             Tzeis S, Andrikopoulos G. Antiarrhythmic properties of ranolazine – from bench to bedside. Expert Opin Invest Drugs. 2012 (in press).

 

2.             Tzeis S, Andrikopoulos G. ARISTOTLE expands the list of novel anticoagulants for thromboprophylaxis in atrial fibrillation. Angiology. 2012;63(7):558-9. PMID: 22669951

 

3.             Ntaios G, Vemmou A, Koroboki E, Savvari P, Makaritsis K, Saliaris M, Andrikopoulos G, Vemmos K. The type of atrial fibrillation is associated with long-term outcome in patients with acute ischemic stroke. Int J Cardiol. 2012 May 16. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 22609009

 

4.             Andrikopoulos G, Pastromas S, Kartalis A, Toli K, Mantas I, Tzeis S, et al. Inadequate heart rate control is associated with worse quality of life in patients with coronary artery disease and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. The RYTHMOS study. Hellenic J Cardiol. 2012;53(2):118-26. PMID: 22484777

 

5.             Korantzopoulos P, Andrikopoulos G, Vemmos K, Goudevenos JA, Vardas PE. Atrial fibrillation and thromboembolic risk in Greece. Hellenic J Cardiol. 2012;53(1):48-54. PMID: 22275743

 

6.             Andrikopoulos G, Tzeis S, Mantas I, Olympios C, Kitsiou A, Kartalis A, et al. Epidemiological Characteristics and In-Hospital Management of Acute Coronary Syndrome Patients in Greece: Results from the TARGET Study. Hellenic J Cardiol. 2012;53(1):33-40. PMID: 22275741

 

7.             Jilek C, Tzeis S, Vrazic H, Semmler V, Andrikopoulos G, Reents T, et al. Safety of screening procedures with hand-held metal detectors among patients with implanted cardiac rhythm devices: a cross-sectional analysis. Ann Intern Med. 2011;155(9):587-92. PMID: 22041947

 

8.             Tzeis S, Andrikopoulos G. Novel anticoagulants for atrial fibrillation: a critical appraisal. Angiology. 2012 Apr;63(3):164-70. PMID: 22007032

 

9.             Tzeis S, Andrikopoulos G, Vardas P, Theodorakis G. Atrial tachycardia after ablation of atrial fibrillation: ten steps to diagnosis and treatment. Hellenic J Cardiol. 2011;52(4):345-51. PMID: 21933766

 

10.         Fichtner S, Deisenhofer I, Kindsmüller S, Dzijan-Horn M, Tzeis S, Reents T, Wu J, Luise Estner H, Jilek C, Ammar S, Kathan S, Hessling G, Ladwig KH. Prospective assessment of short- and long-term quality of life after ablation for atrial fibrillation. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2012 Feb;23(2):121-7. PMID: 21914021

 

11.         Kolb C, Tzeis S, Andrikopoulos G, Asbach S, Lemke B, Hansen C, Deisenhofer I, Zrenner B, Birkenhauer F, Vardas PE. Rationale and design of the SPICE study-septal positioning of ventricular ICD electrodes. J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2011;31(3):247-54. PMID: 21626403

 

12.         Tselepis AD, Gerotziafas G, Andrikopoulos G, Anninos H, Vardas P. Mechanisms of platelet activation and modification of response to antiplatelet agents. Hellenic J Cardiol. 2011;52(2):128-40. PMID: 21478123

 

13.         Tzeis S, Kolb C, Baumert J, Reents T, Zrenner B, Deisenhofer I, Ronel J, Andrikopoulos G, Ladwig KH. Effect of depression on mortality in implantable cardioverter defibrillator recipients-Findings from the prospective LICAD study. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2011;34(8):991-7. PMID: 21438895

 

14.         Tzeis S, Andrikopoulos G, Rassias I, Theodorakis G. Tachycardia induction due to inappropriate implantable cardioverter defibrillator therapy – what is the mechanism? Hellenic J Cardiol. 2010;51(6):558-562. PMID: 21169192

 

15.         Pipilis A, Andrikopoulos G, Lekakis J, Gotsis A, Oikonomou K, Toli K, et al. Do we reperfuse those in most need? Clinical characteristics of ST-elevation myocardial infarction patients receiving reperfusion therapy in the countrywide registry HELIOS. Hellenic J Cardiol. 2010;51(6):486-91.PMID:21169180

 

16.         Andrikopoulos G, Tzeis S, Vardas PE. Invasive therapy for atrial fibrillation: recent developments in ablation, navigation and mapping technology. Heart. 2011;97(3):237-43. PMID: 21156675

 

17.         Deisenhofer I, Zrenner B, Yin YH, Pitschner HF, Kuniss M, Grossmann G, Stiller S, Luik A, Veltmann C, Frank J, Linner J, Estner HL, Pflaumer A, Wu J, von Bary C, Ucer E, Reents T, Tzeis S, Fichtner S, Kathan S, Karch MR, Jilek C, Ammar S, Kolb C, Liu ZC, Haller B, Schmitt C, Hessling G. Cryoablation versus radiofrequency energy for the ablation of atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia (the CYRANO Study): results from a large multicenter prospective randomized trial. Circulation. 2010;122(22):2239-45. PMID:21098435

 

18.         Tzeis S, Hessling G, Deisenhofer I. Transseptal puncture in situs inversus totalis using a conventional fluoroscopic approach. Europace. 2011;13(4):591-2. PMID: 21088003

 

19.         Andrikopoulos G, Tzeis S, Kounas S, Daskalopoulos N, Mantas I, Vardas P, Theodorakis G. Implantation of a dual-chamber cardioverter defibrillator system in a patient with dilated cardiomyopathy, pulmonary hypertension and persistent left superior vena cava. Hellenic J Cardiol. 2010;51(5):460-2. PMID: 20876060

 

20.         Widimsky P, Wijns W, Fajadet J, de Belder M, Knot J, Aaberge L, Andrikopoulos G, et al. Reperfusion therapy for ST elevation acute myocardial infarction in Europe: description of the current situation in 30 countries. Eur Heart J. 2010;31(8):943-57. PMID:19933242

 

21.         Jilek C, Tzeis S, Reents T, Estner HL, Fichtner S, Ammar S, Wu J, Hessling G, Deisenhofer I, Kolb C. Safety of implantable pacemakers and cardioverter defibrillators in the magnetic field of a novel remote magnetic navigation system. J Cardiovac Electrophysiol. 2010;21(10):1136-41. PMID: 20522155

 

22.         Kolb C, Tzeis S, Sturmer M, Babuty D, Schwab JO, Mantovani G, Janko S, Aime E, Ocklenburg R, Sick P. Rationale and design of the OPTION study: Optimal Antitachycardia Therapy in ICD patients without pacing indications. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2010;33(9):1141-8. PMID: 20487351

 

23.         Tzeis S, Luik A, Jilek C, Schmitt C, Estner H, Wu J, Reents T, Fichtner S, Kolb C, Karch M, Hessling G, Deisenhofer I. The modified anterior line: an alternative linear lesion in perimitral flutter. J Cardiovac Electrophysiol. 2010;21(6):665-670. PMID: 20050958

 

24.         Tzeis S, Deisenhofer I, Meierhofer C, Hessling G. Two types of narrow-QRS tachycardia in a patient with coarctation of the aorta and persistent left superior vena cava. Hellenic J Cardiol. 2009;50(6):548-51. PMID: 19942570

 

25.         Tzeis S, Andrikopoulos G, Deisenhofer I, Ho SY, Theodorakis G. Transseptal catheterization: considerations and caveats. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2010; 33(2):231. PMID: 19889183

 

26.         Andrikopoulos G, Tzeis S, Theodorakis G, Vardas P. Monitoring capabilities of cardiac rhythm management devices. Europace. 2010;12(1):17-23. PMID: 19875398

 

27.         Andrikopoulos GK, Tzeis S, Kolb C, Sakellariou D,  Avramides D, Alexopoulos EC, Triantafyllou K, Manolis AS. Correlation of mechanical dyssynchrony with QRS duration measured by signal averaged electrocardiography. Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol. 2009;14(3):234-41. PMID: 19614634

 

28.         Michaelides AP, Andrikopoulos GK, Antoniades C, Soulis D, Tzeis S, Hatzistamatiou E, Tzannos K, Fourlas C, Seferlis C, Stefanadis CI. Duration of treadmill exercise testing combined with QRS score predicts adverse cardiac outcome at long-term follow-up. Coron Artery Dis. 2009;20(5):337-42. PMID: 19543085

 

29.         Anninos H, Andrikopoulos G, Pastromas S, Sakellariou D, Theodorakis G, Vardas P.Triflusal: an old drug in modern antiplatelet therapy. Review of its action, use, safety and effectiveness. Hellenic J Cardiol. 2009 May-Jun;50(3):199-207. PMID:19465361

 

30.         Kolb C, Tzeis S, Zrenner D. Defibrillation threshold testing: tradition or necessity?  Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2009;32(5):570-2. PMID: 19422576

 

31.         Pipilis A, Andrikopoulos G, Lekakis J, Kalantzi K, Kitsiou A, Toli K, et al. Outcome of patients with acute myocardial infarction admitted in hospitals with or without catheterization laboratory: results from the HELIOS registry. Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil. 2009;16(1):85-90. PMID: 19188809

 

32.         Michaelides AP, Liakos CI, Raftopoulos LG, Antoniades C, Vyssoulis G, Andrikopoulos G, Ioakeimides N, Tsioufis C, Soulis D, Stefanadis C.Electrocardiographic criteria for detecting coronary artery disease in hypertensive patients with ST-segment changes during exercise testing. J Electrocardiol. 2009;42(5):405-9. PMID:19176227

 

33.         Pipilis A, Andrikopoulos G, Lekakis J, Zavitsanakis P, Theoharis A, Theodosis A, et al. Temporal and spatial distribution of ST-elevation myocardial infarction admissions in a countrywide registry. Int J Cardiol. 2010;142(2):172-6 PMID: 19167767

 

34.         Tzeis S, Rummeny EJ, Kolb C. Radiologically identified fracture of an implantable cardioverter defibrillator lead - fact or fiction? Europace. 2009;11(5):634. PMID: 19174377

 

35.         Andrikopoulos G, Tzeis S, Maniadakis N, Mavrakis HE, Vardas PE. Cost-effectiveness of atrial fibrillation catheter ablation. Europace. 2009;11(2):147-51. PMID: 19098290

 

36.         Kolb C, Tzeis S, Zrenner D.Double transvenous left ventricular lead implantation for the maintenance of cardiac resynchronisation therapy. Herzschrittmacherther Elektrophysiol. 2008;19(4):193-4. PMID: 19214421

 

37.         Andrikopoulos GK, Tzeis S, Tsilakis D, Kranidis A, Manolis AS. Intracardiac echocardiography-facilitated ablation of a left-lateral bypass tract in a patient with atrial septal aneurysm. Hellenic J Cardiol. 2008;49(6):437-40.PMID: 1911093

 

38.         Michaelides AP, Fourlas CA, Andrikopoulos GK, Antoniades C, Soulis D, Chatzistamatiou E, Stefanadis CI. Correlation of modification of heart rate recovery with adaptation to myocardial ischemia in a model of sequential exercise testings. Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol. 2008;13(4):364-70 PMID: 18973493

 

39.         Tzeis S, Andrikopoulos G, Kolb C, Vardas PE. Tools and strategies for the reduction of inappropriate implantable cardioverter defibrillator shocks. Europace. 2008;10(11):1256-65. PMID: 18708639

 

40.         Andrikopoulos GK, Tzeis S. Modification of cardiometabolic risk through cannabinoid type-1 receptor antagonism. Angiology. 2008;59(2 Suppl):44S-8S. PMID: 18635590

 

41.         Manolis AS, Sakellariou D, Andrikopoulos GK.Alternate site pacing in patients at risk for heart failure. Angiology. 2008;59(2 Suppl):97S-102S. PMID: 18632765

 

42.         Richter D, Andrikopoulos G, Mikhailidis DP, Toutouzas P.Proceedings of the 23rd International Congress of Cardiology organized by the Hellenic Heart Foundation: May 1-3, 2008 Athens, Greece. Angiology. 2008;59(2 Suppl):25S. PMID:1862827

 

43.         Pipilis A, Andrikopoulos G, Goudevenos J. Strategic steps to improve reperfusion in acute myocardial infarction in Greece. Hellenic J Cardiol. 2008;49(3):123-4 PMID:18543639

 

44.         Andrikopoulos GK, Grammatopoulos DK, Tzeis S, Zervou SI, Richter DJ, Zairis MN, et al. Association of the 894G>T polymorphism in the endothelial nitric oxide synthase gene with risk of acute myocardial infarction. BMC Med Genet. 2008;9:43. PMID: 18495009

 

45.         Andrikopoulos G, Tzeis S, Anninos E, Manolis AS. Classical and non-classical indications for cardiac resynchronization therapy. Hospital Chronicles, 2008:3;185-188.

 

46.         Tsilakis D, Parzakonis N, Andrikopoulos G, Fouskarinis I, Koulouris S, Manolis AS.The impact of reducing hypertensive left ventricular hypertrophy on sudden cardiac death. Hospital Chronicles 2008:3;210-214

 

47.         Pantos C, Mourouzis I, Dimopoulos A, Markakis K, Panagiotou M, Xinaris C, Tzeis S, Cokkinos AD, Cokkinos DV. Enhanced tolerance of the rat myocardium to ischemia and reperfusion injury early after acute myocardial infarction. Basic Res Cardiol. 2007;102(4):327-33. PMID: 17285351

 

48.         Andrikopoulos GK, Tzeis S, Manolis AS. Cardiac resynchronisation therapy in heart failure patients with narrow QRS complex: quo vadis? Hellenic J Cardiol. 2007;48(6):315-8. PMID: 18196652

 

49.         Andrikopoulos G, Pipilis A, Goudevenos J, Tzeis S, Kartalis A, Oikonomou K, et al.Epidemiological characteristics, management and early outcome of acute myocardial infarction in Greece: the HELlenic Infarction Observation Study. Hellenic J Cardiol. 2007;48(6):325-34. PMID: 18196654

 

50.         Andrikopoulos G, Dasopoulou C, Sakellariou D, Tzeis S, Koulouris S, Kranidis A, Kappos K, Manolis AS. Ivabradine: a selective If current inhibitor in the treatment of stable angina. Recent Patents Cardiovasc Drug Discov. 2006;1(3):277-82. PMID: 18221092

 

51.         Andrikopoulos GK. The Hellenic Heart Foundation. Interview by Robert Short.Circulation. 2007;116(22):f129-31 PMID: 18046780

 

52.         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. Am J Cardiol. 2007;100(6):995-7. PMID: 17826385

 

53.         Michaelides AP, Fourlas CA, Chatzistamatiou EI, Andrikopoulos GK, Soulis D, Psomadaki ZD, Stefanadis CI.QRS score improves diagnostic ability of treadmill exercise testing in women.Coron Artery Dis. 2007;18(4):313-8. PMID: 17496496

 

54.         Chrissos DN, Stougiannos PN, Mytas DZ, Katsaros AA, Andrikopoulos GK, Kallikazaros IE.Multiple cardiac metastases from a malignant melanoma. Eur J Echocardiogr. 2008;9(3):391-2. PMID:17347051

 

55.         Manolis AS, Andrikopoulos G, Tsagou V, Pyrros J, Kranidis A.Transcatheter closure of patent foramen ovale during a radiofrequency ablation procedure. Clin Cardiol. 2006;29(8):369-71. PMID: 16933579

 

56.         Michaelides AP, Tousoulis D, Fourlas CA, Vyssoulis GP, Andrikopoulos GK, Aznaouridis KA, Stefanadis CI.Hypertensive patients with false-positive thallium-201 scintigraphic results in the infero-posterior wall are in high risk for coronary artery disease development. Int J Cardiol. 2007;117(2):178-83 PMID:16904776

 

57.         Pipilis AG, Paschidi MD, Andrikopoulos GK, Goudevenos JA.Seven plus one reasons for surveys of acute myocardial infarction in Greece. Hellenic J Cardiol. 2006;47(4):194-7. PMID: 16897921

 

58.         Kappos KG, Andrikopoulos GK, Tzeis S, Manolis AS. Wide-QRS-complex tachycardia with a negative concordance pattern in the precordial leads: Are the ECG criteria always reliable? Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2006;29(1):63-6. PMID: 16441720

 

59.         Michaelides AP, Fourlas CA, Giannopoulos N, Aggeli K, Andrikopoulos GK, Tsioufis K, Massias SS, Stefanadis CI. Significance of QRS duration changes in the evaluation of ST-segment depression presenting exclusively during the postexercise recovery period. Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol. 2006 Jul;11(3):241-6.

 

60.         Michaelides AP, Tousoulis D, Fourlas CA, Andrikopoulos GK, Dilaveris PE, Aggeli KD, Psomadaki ZD, Stefanadis CI. The aortic distensibility alteration is an index of influence of ischemic preconditioning to myocardial performance. Int J Cardiol. 2006 Jun 30; [Epub ahead of print]

 

61.         Kranidis A, Kappos K, Lekatsas I, Karabinos I, Koulouris S, Andrikopoulos G, Bouki T, Kotsakis A, Exadaktylos N. Study of atrial function using echocardiographic automatic boundary detection following external or internal cardioversion for idiopathic atrial fibrillation. Hellenic J Cardiol. 2006;47(2):72-7.

 

62.         Michaelides AP, Fourlas CA, Andrikopoulos GK, Dilaveris PE, Kartalis A, Aigyptiadou MN, Psomadaki ZD, Stefanadis CI. Role of right-sided chest leads in the detection of multivessel coronary artery disease in patients with extended Q-wave anterior myocardial infarction. Coron Artery Dis. 2006;17(2):165-71.

 

63.         Andrikopoulos G, Tzeis S, Kappos K, Manolis A. The dilemma of providing cardioverter/defibrillator back-up in all patients with heart failure eligible for cardiac resynchronization therapy.Hospital Chronicles 2006;1(3):150–157.

 

64.         Andrikopoulos G, Kappos K, Tzeis S, Manolis S. Contact and non-contact electroanatomic mapping in electrophysiology. Hospital Chronicles 2006;1(suppl):44-48.

 

65.         Kappos K, Tsagou V, Andrikopoulos G, Koulouris S, Tzeis S, Dasopoulou C, Pyrros J, Kranidis A, Manolis A. The relation of migraine headaches and interatrial shunts.Hospital Chronicles 2006;1(suppl):73-78.

 

66.         Dasopoulou C, Andrikopoulos G, Koulouris S, Tzeis S, Gabriel M, Manolis A. Selective inhibition of cardiac pacemaker (If) current: the role of ivabradine in the treatment of angina.Hospital Chronicles 2006;1(suppl):156-159.

 

67.         Tzeis S, Pyrros J, Andrikopoulos G, Kappos K, Manolis A. Individualized tailoring of hypolipidemic pharmacological treatment.Hospital Chronicles 2006;1(suppl):215-220.

 

68.         Triantafyllou KA, Kranidis AI, Koulouris SG, Tzeis S, Manolis AS. The contribution of Doppler echocardiography to the assessment of left ventricular long axis function. Hellenic J Cardiol. 2005;46(6):420-7. PMID: 16422129

 

69.         Manolis AS, Tzeis S, Triantafyllou K, Michaelidis J, Pyrros I, Sakellaris N, Kranidis A, Melita H. Erythropoietin in heart failure and other cardiovascular diseases: hematopoietic and pleiotropic effects. Curr Drug Targets Cardiovasc Haematol Disord 2005;5(5):355-75. PMID: 16248829

 

70.         Tzeis S, Kranidis A, Andrikopoulos GK, Kappos K, Manolis AS. Thecontributionofechocardiographytocardiacresynchronisation. Hell J Cardiol. 2005;46(4):289-99. PMID: 16159009

 

71.         Pantos C, Paizis I, Mourouzis I, Moraitis P, Tzeis S, Karamanoli E, Mourouzis C, Karageorgiou H, Cokkinos DV. Blockade of angiotensin II type 1 receptor diminishes cardiac hypertrophy, but does not abolish thyroxin-induced preconditioning. Horm Metab Res. 2005;37(8):500-4. PMID: 16138263

 

72.         Manolis AS, Tzeis S, Andrikopoulos G, Koulouris S, Melita H. Aspirin and clopidogrel: a sweeping combination in cardiology. Curr Med Chem Cardiovasc Hematol Agents. 2005;3(3):203-19. PMID: 15974885

 

73.         Andrikopoulos GK,  Tzeis SE, Pipilis AG, Richter DJ, Kappos KG, Stefanadis CI, Toutouzas PK, Chimonas ET. Younger age potentiates post myocardial infarction survival disadvantage of women. Int J Cardiol. 2006;108(3):320-5. PMID: 15963582

 

74.         Andrikopoulos GK, Tzeis SM, Needham EW, Richter DJ, Zairis MN, Gialafos EJ, Kardaras FG, Foussas SG, Stefanadis CI, Toutouzas PK, Mattu R. Lack of association between common polymorphisms in genes of the renin-angiotensin system and mortality after myocardial infarction. Cardiology. 2005;103(4):185-188. PMID: 15785027

 

75.         Pantos C, Mourouzis I, Malliopoulou V, Paizis I, Tzeis S, Moraitis P, Sfakianoudis K, Varonos DD, Cokkinos DV. Dronedarone administration prevents body weight gain and increases tolerance of the heart to ischemic stress: a possible involvement of thyroid hormone receptor alpha1. Thyroid. 2005;15(1):16-23. PMID: 15687816

 

76.         Pantos C, Bescond-Jacquet A, Tzeis S, Paizis I, Mourouzis I, Moraitis P, Malliopoulou V, Politi ED, Karageorgiou H, Varonos D, Cokkinos DV. Trimetazidine protects isolated rat hearts against ischemia-reperfusion injury in an experimental timing - dependent manner. Basic Res Cardiol. 2005;100(2):154-60. PMID: 15616764

 

77.         Michaelides AP, Fourlas AC, Andrikopoulos GK, Dilaveris PE, Paspaliaris AP, Stefanadis CI. QRS score versus ST-segment changes in patients undergoing TL-201 scintigraphy using dipyridamole infusion. J Nucl Cardiol. 2005 Mar-Apr;12(2):203-7.

 

78.         Michaelides AP, Aigyprladou MN, Andrikopoulos GK, Richter DJ, Kartalis A, Tapanlis E, Fourlas CA, Stefanadis CI. The prognostic value of a QRS score during exercise testing. Clin Cardiol. 2005;28(8):375-80.

 

79.         Gatzoulis KA, Andrikopoulos GK, Apostolopoulos T, Sotiropoulos E, Zervopoulos G, Antoniou J, Brili S, Stefanadis CI. Electrical storm is an independent predictor of adverse long-term outcome in the era of implantable defibrillator therapy. Europace 2005;7(2):184-192.

 

80.         Andrikopoulos GK, Richter DJ, Needham EW, Tzeis SE, Zairis MN, Gialafos EJ, Vogiatzi PG, Papasteriadis EG, Kardaras FG, Foussas SG, Gialafos JE, Stefanadis CI, Toutouzas PK, Mattu RK; GEMIG study investigators. The paradoxical association of common polymorphisms of the renin-angiotensin system genes with risk of myocardial infarction. Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil. 2004;11(6):477-83. PMID: 15580058

 

81.         Michaelides AP, Fourlas CA, Pitsavos C, Andrikopoulos GK, Skoumas I, Kartalis A, Katsaros A, Stougiannos P, Stefanadis CI. Exercise testing in asymptomatic patients with heterozygous familial hypercholesterolaemia. Coron Artery Dis 2004;15(8):461-465

 

82.         Andrikopoulos GK, Richter DJ, Needham EW, Zairis MN, Karabinos EN, Gialafos EJ, Dilaveris PE, Paravolidakis KE, Kappos KG, Papasteriadis EG, Kardaras FG, Foussas SG, Stefanadis CI, Gialafos JE, Mattu RK, Toutouzas PK. On behalf of the GEMIG study investigators. Association of the ILE405VAL mutation in cholesteryl ester transfer protein gene with risk of acute myocardial infarction. Heart 2004;90:1336-1337.

 

83.         Kranidis A, Andrikopoulos G, Kappos K, Bouki T, Dedehlias P. Right ventricular bipolar pacing may prevent appropriate biventricular pacing from two pacemakers. J Electrocardiol 2004;37(4):321-4.

 

84.         Michaelides AP, Papapetrou D, Aigyptiadou MN, Psomadaki Z, Andrikopoulos G Kartalis A, Fourlas C, Stefanadis C. Detection of multivessel disease post myocardial infarction using an exercise-induced QRS score. Ann Noninvas Electrocardiol 2004;9(3):221-227.

 

85.         Michaelides A, Dilaveris P, Psomadaki Z, Theoharis A, Andrikopoulos G, Richter D, Aigyptiadou MA, Stefanadis C, Tzannetis G, Toutouzas P. Exercise-induced prolongation of the infarct-related Q-waves as a marker of myocardial viability in the infracted area. Int J Cardiol 2004;94:261-267.

 

86.         Androulakis AE, Andrikopoulos GK, Kartalis AN, Stougiannos PN, Katsaros AA, Tapanlis EN, Syrogiannidis DN, Stefanadis CI, Kallikazaros IE. Coronary artery ectasia and diabetes mellitus: an inverse relationship. Am J Cardiol 2004;93(9):1165-1167.

 

87.         Androulakis AE, Katsaros AA, Kartalis AN, Stougiannos PN, Andrikopoulos GK, Triantafyllidi EI, Pantazis AA, Stefanadis CI, Kallikazaros IE. Varicose veins are common in patients with coronary artery ectasia. Just a coincidence or a systemic deficit of the vascular wall? Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 2004;27(5):519-524.

 

88.         Andrikopoulos GK, Richter D. Genetic factors in exceptional longevity. JAMA 2004;291(8):941-942.

 

89.         Cokkinos AD, Tzeis S, Moraitis P, Pantos C, Carageorgiou H, Panousopoulos D, Varonos DD, Cokkinos DV. Loss of cardioprotection induced by ischaemic preconditioning after an initial ischaemic period in isolated rat hearts. Exp Clin Cardiol 2003;8:5-9. PMID: 19644579

 

90.         Pantos C, Malliopoulou V, Mourouzis I, Karamanoli E, Moraitis P, Tzeis S, Paizis I, Cokkinos AD, Carageorgiou H, Varonos DD, Cokkinos DV. Thyroxine pretreatment increases basal myocardial HSP27 expression and accelerates translocation and phosphorylation of this protein upon ischaemia. Eur J Pharmacol  2003;478(1):53-60. PMID: 14555185

 

91.         Pantos C, Malliopoulou V, Mourouzis I, Sfakianoudis K, Tzeis S, Doumba P, Xinaris C, Cokkinos AD, Carageorgiou H, Varonos DD, Cokkinos DV. Propythiouracil induced hypothyroidism is associated with increased tolerance of the isolated rat heart to ischaemia-reperfusion. J Endocrinol 2003;178(3):427-435. PMID: 12967335

 

92.         Pantos C, Malliopoulou V, Mourouzis I, Moraitis P, Tzeis S, Thempeyioti A, Paizis I, Cokkinos A, Carageorgiou H, Varonos DD, Cokkinos DV. Involvement of p38MAPK and JNK in heat stress-induced cardioprotection.Basic Res Cardiol  2003;98(3):158-164.PMID: 12883833

 

93.         Pantos C, Mourouzis I, Tzeis S, Moraitis P, Malliopoulou V, Cokkinos DD, Carageorgiou H, Varonos D, Cokkinos D. Dobutamine administration exacerbates postischaemic myocardial dysfunction in isolated rat hearts: an effect reversed by thyroxine pretreatment. Eur J Pharmacol 2003;460(2-3):155-161. PMID: 12559376

 

94.         Pantos C, Malliopoulou V, Paizis I, Moraitis P, Mourouzis I, Tzeis S, Karamanoli E, Cokkinos DD, Carageorgiou H, Varonos D, Cokkinos DV. Thyroid hormone and cardioprotection: study of p38 MAPK and JNK activation pattern during ischaemia and reperfusion in isolated rat hearts. Mol Cell Biochem 2003; 242(1-2): 173-180. PMID: 12619880

 

95.         Zairis MN, Papadaki OA, Psarogianni PK, Thoma MA, Andrikopoulos GK, Batika PC, Poulopoulou CG, Trifinopoulou KG, Olympios CD, Foussas SG. Serological markers of persistent Chlamydia pneumonia infection and long-term prognosis after successful coronary stenting. Am Heart J 2003;146(6):1082-9.

 

96.         Michaelides AP, Psomadaki ZD, Andrikopoulos GK, Aigyptiadou MN, Dilaveris PE, Richter DJ, Kartalis A, Stefanadis CI, Toutouzas PK. A QRS score versus ST-segment changes during exercise testing: which is the most reliable ischemic marker after myocardial revascularization? Coron Artery Dis. 2003;14(8):527-32.

 

97.         Michaelides AP, Andrikopoulos GK, Oikonomou E, Psomadaki Z, Richter D, Dilaveris P, Exadaktylos N, Stefanadis C, Toutouzas P. Improved myocardial performance during repetitive exercise testings. The role of extracellular superoxide dismutase activity in a model of exercise-induced myocardial preconditioning. Am Heart J. 2003;146(1):160-7.

 

98.         Gialafos EJ, Dilaveris PE, Synetos AG, Tsolakidis GF, Papaioannou TG, Andrikopoulos GK, Richter DJ, Triposkiadis F, Gialafos JE. P wave analysis indices in young healthy men: data from the digital electrocardiographic stidy in Hellenic air force service men. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2003;26:367-72.

 

99.         Michaelides AP, Psomadaki ZD, Aigyptiadou MN, Richter DJ, Andrikopoulos GK, Dilaveris PE, Tsioufis K, Tousoulis D, Stefanadis C, Toutouzas PK. Significance of exercise-induced ST changes in leads AVR, V5, and V1. Discrimination of patients with single or multivessel coronary artery disease. Clin Cardiol 2003;26(5):226-30.

 

100.     Zairis MN, Psaltiras GP, Papadaki OA, Psarogianni PK, Lyras AG, Giannakopoulos AK, Andrikopoulos GK, Adamopoulou EN, Olympios CD, Foussas SG. Degree of activity at the onset of myocardial infarction and thrombolysis outcome. Int J Cardiol 2003;92:35-41.

 

101.     Pantos C, Mourouzis I, Delbruyere M, Malliopoulou V, Tzeis S, Cokkinos DD, Nikitas N, Carageorgiou H, Varonos D, Cokkinos D, Nisato D. Effects of dronedarone and amiodarone on plasma thyroid hormones and on the basal and postischaemic performance of the isolated rat heart. Eur J Pharmacol 2002; 444(3):191-196. PMID: 12063079

 

102.     Zairis MN, Manousakis SJ, Stefanidis AS, Papadaki OA, Andrikopoulos GK, Olympios CD, Hadjisavvas JJ, Argyrakis SK, Foussas SG. C-reactive protein levels on admission are associated with response to thrombolysis and prognosis after ST-segment elevation acute myocardial infarction. Am Heart J 2002;144(5):782-9.

 

103.     Andrikopoulos G, Chimonas E,  Toutouzas P. The paradoxical clinical value of another smoker’s paradox. Circulation 2002;105:54.

 

104.     Pantos CI, Malliopoulou VA, Mourouzis IS, Karamanoli EP, Tzeis SM, Carageorgiou HC, Varonos DD, Cokkinos DV. Long-term thyroxine administration increases heat stress protein-70 mRNA expression and attenuates p38 MAP kinase activity in response to ischaemia. J Endocrinol. 2001;170(1):207-215. PMID: 11431153

 

105.     Pantos CI, Tzilalis V, Giannakakis S, Cokkinos DD, Tzeis SM, Malliopoulou V, Mourouzis I, Asimakopoulos P, Carageorgiou H, Varonos DD, Cokkinos DV. Phenylephrine induced aortic vasoconstriction is attenuated in hyperthyroid rats. Int Angiol 2001;20(2):181-186. PMID: 11533527

 

106.     Andrikopoulos G, Richter D, Dilaveris P, Pipilis A, Zaharoulis A, Gialafos J, Toutouzas P, Chimonas E. In-hospital mortality of habitual cigarette smokers after acute myocardial infarction. The smokers paradox in a countrywide study. Eur Heart J 2001;22:776-784.

 

107.     Pantos CI, Mourouzis I, Tzeis SM, Malliopoulou V, Cokkinos DD, Asimacopoulos P, Carageorgiou HC, Varonos DD, Cokkinos DV. Propranolol diminishes cardiac hypertrophy but does not abolish acceleration of the ischemic contracture in hyperthyroid hearts. J Cardiovasc Pharmacol. 2000;36(3):384-9. PMID: 10975597

 

108.     Dilaveris PE, Gialafos EJ, Andrikopoulos GK, Richter DJ, Papani­kolaou V, Poralis K, Gialafos JE. Clinical and electrocardiographic predictors of re­current atrial fibrillation. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2000;23(3):352-8.

 

109.     Andrikopoulos GK, Dilaveris P, Richter DJ, Gialafos E, Synetos A, Gialafos J. Increased variance of p-wave duration on the surface electrocardiogram distinguishes patients with idiopathic paroxysmal atrial fibrillation. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol, 2000;23:1127-1132.

 

110.     Androulakis A, Andrikopoulos G, Richter D, Tentolouris C, Avgeropoulou C, Adamopoulos D, Toutouzas P, Trikas A, Stefanadis C, Gialafos J.The role of carotid atherosclerosis in the distinction between ischaemic and non-ischaemic cardiomyopathy.Eur Hear J 2000;21:919-926.

 

111.     Michaelides AP, Andrikopoulos GK, Dilaveris PE, Psomadaki ZD, Richter DJ, Aigiptiadou MK, Markopoulos A, Stefanadis CI, Toutouzas PK. Can right chest leads in exercise-testing distinguish the false positive scintigraphic findings in the inferior myocardial wall? Rationale and preliminary results. International Journal of Bioelectromagnetism 2000;2(1):79-84.

 

112.     Dilaveris P, Gialafos E, Poloniecki J, Hnatkova K, Richter D, Andrikopoulos G, Lazaki E, Gialafos J, Malik M. Changes of the p wave amplitude and angle: an early marker of altered ventricular repolarization in hypertension.Clin Cardiol 2000;23:600-606.

 

113.     Pantos CI, Cokkinos DD, Tzeis SM, Malliopoulou V, Mourouzis IS, Carageorgiou HC, Limas C, Varonos DV, Cokkinos DV. Hyperthyroidism is associated with preserved preconditioning capacity but intensified and accelerated ischaemic contracture in rat heart. Basic Res Cardiol. 1999;94(4):254-60. PMID: 10505425

 

114.     Michaelides AP, Psomadaki ZD, Richter DJ, Dilaveris PE, Andri­ko­poulos GK, Kakaidis S, Stefanadis C, Gialafos JE, Toutouzas PK. Exercise-induced ST segment changes in lead V1 iden­tify the significantly narrowed coronary artery in patients  with  single  vessel  disease. Correlation with thallium-201 scintigraphy and coronary arteriography data. J Electrocardiol 1999;32(1):7-14.

 

115.     Gialafos JE, Dilaveris PE, Gialafos EJ, Andrikopoulos GK, Richter DJ, Triposkiadis F, Kyriakidis MK. P-wave dispersion: a valuable electrocardiogra­phic marker for the prediction of paroxysmal lone atrial fibrillation. Ann Noninvas Electrocardiol 1999;4(1):39-45.

 

116.     Michaelides AP, Psomadaki ZD, Dilaveris PE, Richter DJ, Andri­ko­poulos GK, Aggeli KD, Stefanadis CI, Toutouzas PK. Improved detection of coronary artery disease by exercise electrocardiography with the use of right precordial leads. N Engl J Med 1999;340:340-5.

 

117.     Lauer MS, Cole C, Krumholz HM, Pennell D, Cohen HE, Smulyan H, Fruehan CT, Michaelides AP, Andrikopoulos GK, Toutouzas P, Wellens HJJ . Exercise electrocardiography with right precordial leads N Eng J Med 1999;341:208-210

 

118.     Andrikopoulos GK, Dilaveris PE, Richter DJ, Gialafos EJ, Lazaki EA, Avgeropoulou CK, Gialafos JE.  Influence of cigarette smoking on heart rate variability in young healthy subjects. Ann Noninvas Electrocardiol 1999;4(2):204-211.

 

119.     Michaelides AP, Dilaveris PE, Psomadaki ZD, Richter DJ, Andri­ko­poulos GK, Pitsilides N, Dounis V, Stefanadis C, Toutouzas PK. QRS prolongation on the signal averaged electro­cardiogram vs ST segment changes on the twelve lead electrocardiogram: which is the most sensitive electrocardiographic marker of myocardial ische­mia?Clin Cardiol 1999;22:403-408.

 

120.     Dilaveris PE, Andrikopoulos GK, Metaxas G, Richter DJ, Avgero­poulou CK, Androulakis AM, Gialafos EJ, Michaelides AP, Tou­touzas PK, Gialafos JE. Effects of ischemia on p wave dispersion and ma­ximum P wave duration during spontaneous anginal episodes. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 1999:22:1640-1647.

 

121.     Dilaveris P, Andrikopoulos G, Metaxas G, Richter D, Avgeropou­lou C, Androulakis A, Gialafos E, Michaelides A, Toutouzas P, Gia­lafos J. Effects of ischemia on qt dispersion during sponta­neous anginal episodes. J Electrocardiol 1999;32(3):199-206.

 

122.     Dilaveris PE, Gialafos EJ, Chrissos D, Andrikopoulos GK, Richter DJ, Lazaki E, Gialafos JE. Detection of hypertensive patients at risk for paro­xysmal atrial fibrillation during sinus rhythm by computer-assisted P wave analysis. J Hypertens 1999;17(10):1463-70.

 

123.     Michaelides AP, Psomadaki ZD, Richter DJ, Dilaveris PE, Andri­ko­poulos GK, Stefanadis C, Gialafos JE, Toutouzas PK. Significance of exercise-induced simultaneous ST-segment changes in lead aVR and V5. Int J Cardiol 1999;71(1):49-56.

 

124.     Dilaveris P, Gialafos E, Sideris S, Theopistou A, Andrikopoulos G, Kyriakidis M, Gialafos J, Toutouzas P. Simple electrocardiographic markers for the pre­diction of paro­xysmal idiopathic atrial fibrillation. Am Heart J 1998;135:733-738.