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Epicardial Adipose Tissue and Atrial Fibrillation Recurrence following Catheter Ablation: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis Ioannis Anagnostopoulos, Charalampos Kossyvakis, Maria Kousta, Nikolaos Taxiarchis Paraskevaidis


Efficacy, Safety and Feasibility of Superior Vena Cava Isolation in Patients Undergoing Atrial Fibrillation Catheter Ablation: An Up-to-Date Review Dimitrios A. Vrachatis, Konstantinos A. Papathanasiou, Charalampos Kossyvakis, Sotiria G. Giotaki


Atrial fibrillation risk in patients suffering from type I diabetes mellitus. A review of clinical and experimental evidence By Dimitrios A. Vrachatis, Humanitas Clinical, Charalampos Kossyvakis, Konstantinos A. Papathanasiou


Arrhythmic Risk Stratification in Nonischemic Dilated Cardiomyopathy: The ReCONSIDER Study. A Two-step, Multifactorial, Electrophysiology-inclusive Approach Enrollment Status: Recruiting Publish Date: April 30, 2021


Different venous approaches for implantation of cardiac electronic devices. A network meta-analysis. Anagnostopoulos I, Kossyvakis C, Kousta M, Verikokkou C, Lakka E, Karakanas A, Deftereos G, Spanou P, Giotaki S, Vrachatis D, Avramidis D, Deftereos S, Giannopoulos G. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2022 Jun;45(6):717-725. doi: 10.1111/pace.14510. Epub 2022 May 18. PMID: 35554947


Effect of radiographic contrast media on markers of complement activation and apoptosis in patients with chronic coronary artery disease undergoing coronary angiography. Deftereos S, Giannopoulos G, Kossyvakis C, Raisakis K, Kaoukis A, Driva M, Ntzouvara O, Panagopoulou V, Rentoukas I, Nikas DJ, Pyrgakis V, Alpert MA. J Invasive Cardiol. 2009 Sep;21(9):473-7. PMID: 19726822 Clinical Trial.

 
Effect of quinapril on in-stent restenosis and relation to plasma apoptosis signaling molecules.
Deftereos S, Giannopoulos G, Kossyvakis C, Kaoukis A, Raisakis K, Driva M, Panagopoulou V, Lappos S, Rentoukas I, Pyrgakis V, Alpert MA.
Am J Cardiol. 2010 Jan 1;105(1):54-8. doi: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2009.08.648. Epub 2009 Nov 14.
PMID: 20102890 Clinical Trial.

 
Cardioprotective role of remote ischemic periconditioning in primary percutaneous coronary intervention: enhancement by opioid action.
Rentoukas I, Giannopoulos G, Kaoukis A, Kossyvakis C, Raisakis K, Driva M, Panagopoulou V, Tsarouchas K, Vavetsi S, Pyrgakis V, Deftereos S.
JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2010 Jan;3(1):49-55. doi: 10.1016/j.jcin.2009.10.015.
PMID: 20129568 Free article. Clinical Trial.


Virtual histology.
Deftereos S, Giannopoulos G, Kossyvakis C, Pyrgakis VN.
Hellenic J Cardiol. 2010 May-Jun;51(3):235-44.
PMID: 20515856 Free article. Review. No abstract available.


Radial artery flow-mediated dilation predicts arterial spasm during transradial coronary interventions.
Deftereos S, Giannopoulos G, Kossyvakis C, Driva M, Kaoukis A, Raisakis K, Theodorakis A, Panagopoulou V, Lappos S, Tampaki E, Pyrgakis V, Stefanadis C.
Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2011 Apr 1;77(5):649-54. doi: 10.1002/ccd.22688.
PMID: 20549693


Differential effect of biventricular and right ventricular DDD pacing on coronary flow reserve in patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy.
Deftereos S, Giannopoulos G, Kossyvakis C, Raisakis K, Kaoukis A, Driva M, Panagopoulou V, Ntzouvara O, Theodorakis A, Toutouzas K, Pyrgakis V, Stefanadis C.
J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2010 Nov;21(11):1233-9. doi: 10.1111/j.1540-8167.2010.01827.x.
PMID: 20561105


Comparison of muscle functional electrical stimulation to conventional bicycle exercise on endothelium and functional status indices in patients with heart failure.
Deftereos S, Giannopoulos G, Raisakis K, Kossyvakis C, Kaoukis A, Driva M, Pappas L, Panagopoulou V, Ntzouvara O, Karavidas A, Pyrgakis V, Rentoukas I, Aggeli C, Stefanadis C.
Am J Cardiol. 2010 Dec 1;106(11):1621-5. doi: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2010.07.040. Epub 2010 Oct 14.
PMID: 21094364 Clinical Trial.


Estimation of atrial fibrillation recency of onset and safety of cardioversion using NTproBNP levels in patients with unknown time of onset.
Deftereos S, Giannopoulos G, Kossyvakis C, Raisakis K, Kaoukis A, Aggeli C, Toli K, Theodorakis A, Panagopoulou V, Driva M, Mantas I, Pyrgakis V, Rentoukas I, Stefanadis C.
Heart. 2011 Jun;97(11):914-7. doi: 10.1136/hrt.2010.214742. Epub 2011 Feb 8.
PMID: 21303795


Relation of ventricular tachycardia/fibrillation to beta-blocker dose maximization guided by pacing mode analysis in nonpacemaker-dependent patients with implantable cardioverter-defibrillator.
Deftereos S, Giannopoulos G, Kossyvakis C, Kaoukis A, Raisakis K, Panagopoulou V, Ntzouvara O, Perpinia A, Rentoukas I, Pyrgakis V, Manolis AS, Stefanadis C.
Am J Cardiol. 2011 Jun 15;107(12):1812-7. doi: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2011.02.321. Epub 2011 Apr 8.
PMID: 21481829


Association of soluble tumour necrosis factor-related apoptosis-inducing ligand levels with coronary plaque burden and composition.
Deftereos S, Giannopoulos G, Kossyvakis C, Kaoukis A, Raisakis K, Panagopoulou V, Miliou A, Theodorakis A, Driva M, Pyrgakis V, Stefanadis C, Cleman MW.
Heart. 2012 Feb;98(3):214-8. doi: 10.1136/heartjnl-2011-300339. Epub 2011 Oct 1.
PMID: 21965221


Successful retrieval of a coronary stent dislodged in the brachial artery by means of improvised snare and guiding catheter.
Deftereos S, Raisakis K, Giannopoulos G, Kossyvakis C, Pappas L, Kaoukis A.
Int J Angiol. 2011 Mar;20(1):55-8. doi: 10.1055/s-0031-1272547.
PMID: 22532772 Free PMC article.


Oral IIa and Xa inhibitors for prevention of stroke in atrial fibrillation: clinical studies and regulatory considerations.
Deftereos S, Tsounis D, Giannopoulos G, Kossyvakis C, Panagopoulou V, Raisakis K, Stefanadis C.
Curr Clin Pharmacol. 2012 Aug;7(3):166-74. doi: 10.2174/157488412800958749.
PMID: 22564122 Review.


Feasibility of peripheral venous access for temporary right ventricular pacing.
Deftereos S, Giannopoulos G, Raisakis K, Kossyvakis C, Panagopoulou V, Kaoukis A, Mavrogianni AD, Doudoumis K, Theodorakis A, Bobotis G, Pyrgakis V, Stefanadis C.
Hellenic J Cardiol. 2012 Sep-Oct;53(5):340-2.
PMID: 22995604 Free article.


NTproBNP: an important biomarker in cardiac diseases.
Panagopoulou V, Deftereos S, Kossyvakis C, Raisakis K, Giannopoulos G, Bouras G, Pyrgakis V, Cleman MW.
Curr Top Med Chem. 2013;13(2):82-94. doi: 10.2174/1568026611313020002.
PMID: 23470072 Review.


Effectiveness of moxonidine to reduce atrial fibrillation burden in hypertensive patients.
Deftereos S, Giannopoulos G, Kossyvakis C, Efremidis M, Panagopoulou V, Raisakis K, Kaoukis A, Karageorgiou S, Bouras G, Katsivas A, Pyrgakis V, Stefanadis C.
Am J Cardiol. 2013 Sep 1;112(5):684-7. doi: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2013.04.049. Epub 2013 May 29.
PMID: 23726175 Clinical Trial.


CHADS2 and CHA2DS2-VASc scores as predictors of left atrial ablation outcomes for paroxysmal atrial fibrillation.
Letsas KP, Efremidis M, Giannopoulos G, Deftereos S, Lioni L, Korantzopoulos P, Vlachos K, Xydonas S, Kossyvakis C, Sideris A.
Europace. 2014 Feb;16(2):202-7. doi: 10.1093/europace/eut210. Epub 2013 Jun 28.
PMID: 23813452


The impact of vagotonic, adrenergic, and random type of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation on left atrial ablation outcomes.
Efremidis M, Letsas KP, Lioni L, Deftereos S, Giannopoulos G, Kossyvakis C, Tsikrikas S, Charalampous C, Kollias G, Xydonas S, Synetos A, Sideris A, Toutouzas K, Stefanadis C.
Int J Cardiol. 2013 Oct 9;168(4):4015-8. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2013.06.075. Epub 2013 Jul 17.
PMID: 23870637 Clinical Trial.


Colchicine and the heart: pushing the envelope.
Deftereos S, Giannopoulos G, Papoutsidakis N, Panagopoulou V, Kossyvakis C, Raisakis K, Cleman MW, Stefanadis C.
J Am Coll Cardiol. 2013 Nov 12;62(20):1817-25. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2013.08.726. Epub 2013 Sep 11.
PMID: 24036026 Free article. Review.


Colchicine for prevention of atrial fibrillation recurrence after pulmonary vein isolation: mid-term efficacy and effect on quality of life.
Deftereos S, Giannopoulos G, Efremidis M, Kossyvakis C, Katsivas A, Panagopoulou V, Papadimitriou C, Karageorgiou S, Doudoumis K, Raisakis K, Kaoukis A, Alexopoulos D, Manolis AS, Stefanadis C, Cleman MW.
Heart Rhythm. 2014 Apr;11(4):620-8. doi: 10.1016/j.hrthm.2014.02.002. Epub 2014 Feb 4.
PMID: 24508207 Clinical Trial.


Association of asymmetric dimethylarginine levels with treadmill-stress-test-derived prognosticators.
Deftereos S, Bouras G, Tsounis D, Papadimitriou C, Hatzis G, Raisakis K, Panagopoulou V, Kaoukis A, Ioannidis A, Deftereos G, Kossyvakis C, Manolis AS, Alexopoulos D, Stefanadis C, Cleman MW, Giannopoulos G.
Clin Biochem. 2014 May;47(7-8):593-8. doi: 10.1016/j.clinbiochem.2014.01.031. Epub 2014 Feb 11.
PMID: 24525256


Interatrial conduction time and incident atrial fibrillation: a prospective cohort study.
Deftereos S, Kossyvakis C, Efremidis M, Bouras G, Panagopoulou V, Papadimitriou C, Doudoumis K, Deftereos G, Synetos A, Davlouros P, Toutouzas K, Alexopoulos D, Manolis AS, Giannopoulos G.
Heart Rhythm. 2014 Jul;11(7):1095-101. doi: 10.1016/j.hrthm.2014.03.053. Epub 2014 Mar 29.
PMID: 24691454


Anti-inflammatory treatment with colchicine in stable chronic heart failure: a prospective, randomized study.
Deftereos S, Giannopoulos G, Panagopoulou V, Bouras G, Raisakis K, Kossyvakis C, Karageorgiou S, Papadimitriou C, Vastaki M, Kaoukis A, Angelidis C, Pagoni S, Pyrgakis V, Alexopoulos D, Manolis AS, Stefanadis C, Cleman MW.
JACC Heart Fail. 2014 Apr;2(2):131-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jchf.2013.11.006.
PMID: 24720919 Free article. Clinical Trial.
 

Association of virtual histology characteristics of the culprit plaque with post-fibrinolysis flow restoration in ST-elevation myocardial infarction.
Giannopoulos G, Pappas L, Synetos A, Hahalis G, Raisakis K, Papadimitriou C, Kossyvakis C, Alexopoulos D, Tousoulis D, Stefanadis C, Cleman MW, Deftereos S.
Int J Cardiol. 2014 Jul 1;174(3):678-82. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2014.04.211. Epub 2014 Apr 26.
PMID: 24809918


Central sympathetic inhibition to reduce postablation atrial fibrillation recurrences in hypertensive patients: a randomized, controlled study.
Giannopoulos G, Kossyvakis C, Efremidis M, Katsivas A, Panagopoulou V, Doudoumis K, Raisakis K, Letsas K, Rentoukas I, Pyrgakis V, Manolis AS, Tousoulis D, Stefanadis C, Deftereos S.
Circulation. 2014 Oct 14;130(16):1346-52. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.114.010999. Epub 2014 Aug 21.
PMID: 25147079 Clinical Trial.


Intracardiac echocardiography begs to differ.
Deftereos S, Kossyvakis C, Giannopoulos G, Raisakis K, Panagopoulou V, Doudoumis K, Pyrgakis V.
Hellenic J Cardiol. 2014 Sep-Oct;55(5):424-6.
PMID: 25243442 Free article. No abstract available.


Assessment of health-related quality of life in a greek symptomatic population with atrial fibrillation: correlation with functional status and echocardiographic indices.
Tsounis D, Ioannidis A, Bouras G, Raikou M, Giannopoulos G, Deftereos S, Kossyvakis C, Toutouzas K, Tousoulis D, Synetos A, Pyrgakis V, Niakas D, Stefanadis C.
Hellenic J Cardiol. 2014 Nov-Dec;55(6):475-85.
PMID: 25432199 Free article.


Amino-terminal B-natriuretic peptide levels and postablation recurrence in hypertensive patients with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation.
Giannopoulos G, Kossyvakis C, Angelidis C, Efremidis M, Panagopoulou V, Letsas K, Bouras G, Vassilikos VP, Goudevenos J, Tousoulis D, Lekakis J, Deftereos S.
Heart Rhythm. 2015 Jul;12(7):1470-5. doi: 10.1016/j.hrthm.2015.04.002. Epub 2015 Apr 3.
PMID: 25847478 Clinical Trial.
 

Calcium Handling and Arrhythmogenesis.
Bompotis GC, Pappas LK, Angelidis C, Kossyvakis C, Giannopoulos G, Deftereos S.
Med Chem. 2016;12(2):170-6. doi: 10.2174/157340641202160209102839.
PMID: 26411600 Review.


Acute effects of unilateral temporary stellate ganglion block on human atrial electrophysiological properties and atrial fibrillation inducibility.
Leftheriotis D, Flevari P, Kossyvakis C, Katsaras D, Batistaki C, Arvaniti C, Giannopoulos G, Deftereos S, Kostopanagiotou G, Lekakis J.
Heart Rhythm. 2016 Nov;13(11):2111-2117. doi: 10.1016/j.hrthm.2016.06.025. Epub 2016 Jun 21.
PMID: 27353237 Free article. Clinical Trial.


Permanent pacemaker implantation in octogenarians with unexplained syncope and positive electrophysiologic testing.
Giannopoulos G, Kossyvakis C, Panagopoulou V, Tsiachris D, Doudoumis K, Mavri M, Vrachatis D, Letsas K, Efremidis M, Katsivas A, Lekakis J, Deftereos S.
Heart Rhythm. 2017 May;14(5):694-699. doi: 10.1016/j.hrthm.2017.01.012. Epub 2017 Jan 12.
PMID: 28089877

Coincidental ganglionated plexus modification during radiofrequency pulmonary vein isolation and post-ablation arrhythmia recurrence.
Giannopoulos G, Kossyvakis C, Angelidis C, Panagopoulou V, Tsiachris D, Vrachatis DA, Doudoumis K, Letsas K, Pagoni S, Stefanadis C, Vassilikos VP, Lekakis J, Deftereos S.
Europace. 2017 Dec 1;19(12):1967-1972. doi: 10.1093/europace/euw309.
PMID: 29194518


Colchicine in Post-operative Atrial Fibrillation: A Review.
Vrachatis DA, Kossyvakis C, Angelidis C, Panagopoulou V, Sarri EK, Giotaki S, Siasos G, Vavuranakis M, Deftereos SG.
Curr Pharm Des. 2018;24(6):695-701. doi: 10.2174/1381612824666180115102516.
PMID: 29336253 Review.
 

Colchicine Pharmacokinetics and Mechanism of Action.
Angelidis C, Kotsialou Z, Kossyvakis C, Vrettou AR, Zacharoulis A, Kolokathis F, Kekeris V, Giannopoulos G.
Curr Pharm Des. 2018;24(6):659-663. doi: 10.2174/1381612824666180123110042.
PMID: 29359661 Review.


Effect of pulmonary vein isolation on left atrial appendage flow in paroxysmal atrial fibrillation.
Giannopoulos G, Kekeris V, Vrachatis D, Kossyvakis C, Ntavelas C, Tsitsinakis G, Koutivas A, Tolis C, Angelidis C, Deftereos S.
Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2018 Sep;41(9):1129-1135. doi: 10.1111/pace.13436. Epub 2018 Aug 7.
PMID: 30028029 Clinical Trial.


The Role of Colchicine in Treating Postoperative and Post-catheter Ablation Atrial Fibrillation.
Deftereos SG, Vrachatis DA, Angelidis C, Vrettou AR, Sarri EK, Giotaki SG, Varytimiadi E, Kossyvakis C, Kotsia E, Deftereos GS, Doudoumis K, Giannopoulos G.
Clin Ther. 2019 Jan;41(1):21-29. doi: 10.1016/j.clinthera.2018.08.008. Epub 2018 Sep 11.
PMID: 30217592 Review.


Left atrial voltage mapping using a new impedance-based algorithm in patients with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation.
Asvestas D, Vlachos K, Bazoukis G, Martin CA, Letsas KP, Sakellaropoulou A, Kossyvakis C, Saplaouras A, Prappa E, Goga C, Vassilikos V, Valkanas K, Deftereos S, Sideris A, Efremidis M.
Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2018 Nov;41(11):1447-1453. doi: 10.1111/pace.13501. Epub 2018 Oct 3.
PMID: 30225845


Effect of Postablation Statin Treatment on Arrhythmia Recurrence in Patients With Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation.
Giannopoulos G, Vrachatis D, Kossyvakis C, Angelidis C, Koutivas A, Tsitsinakis G, Zacharoulis A, Kolokathis F, Palaiologos D, Vavuranakis M, Deftereos S.
J Cardiovasc Pharmacol. 2018 Dec;72(6):285-290. doi: 10.1097/FJC.0000000000000624.
PMID: 30520854 Clinical Trial.


Effect of cryoballoon and radiofrequency ablation for pulmonary vein isolation on left atrial function in patients with nonvalvular paroxysmal atrial fibrillation: A prospective randomized study (Cryo-LAEF study).
Giannopoulos G, Kossyvakis C, Vrachatis D, Aggeli C, Tsitsinakis G, Letsas K, Tsiachris D, Tsoukala S, Efremidis M, Katritsis D, Deftereos S.
J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2019 Jul;30(7):991-998. doi: 10.1111/jce.13933. Epub 2019 Apr 15.
PMID: 30938914 Clinical Trial.


Visually guided laser ablation for atrial fibrillation: First experience in Greece.
Kossyvakis C, Vrachatis DA, Giannopoulos G, Deftereos G, Deftereos S.
Hellenic J Cardiol. 2020 Sep-Oct;61(5):357-358. doi: 10.1016/j.hjc.2020.01.004. Epub 2020 Feb 20.
PMID: 32088329 Free article. No abstract available.
 

The Greek study in the effects of colchicine in COvid-19 complications prevention (GRECCO-19 study): Rationale and study design.
Deftereos SG, Siasos G, Giannopoulos G, Vrachatis DA, Angelidis C, Giotaki SG, Gargalianos P, Giamarellou H, Gogos C, Daikos G, Lazanas M, Lagiou P, Saroglou G, Sipsas N, Tsiodras S, Chatzigeorgiou D, Moussas N, Kotanidou A, Koulouris N, Oikonomou E, Kaoukis A, Kossyvakis C, Raisakis K, Fountoulaki K, Comis M, Tsiachris D, Sarri E, Theodorakis A, Martinez-Dolz L, Sanz-Sánchez J, Reimers B, Stefanini GG, Cleman M, Filippou D, Olympios CD, Pyrgakis VN, Goudevenos J, Hahalis G, Kolettis TM, Iliodromitis E, Tousoulis D, Stefanadis C.
Hellenic J Cardiol. 2020 Jan-Feb;61(1):42-45. doi: 10.1016/j.hjc.2020.03.002. Epub 2020 Apr 3.
PMID: 32251729 Free PMC article.


Implantable Cardiac Monitoring in the Secondary Prevention of Cryptogenic Stroke.
Triantafyllou S, Katsanos AH, Dilaveris P, Giannopoulos G, Kossyvakis C, Adreanides E, Liantinioti C, Tympas K, Zompola C, Theodorou A, Palaiodimou L, Flevari P, Kosmidou M, Voumvourakis K, Parissis J, Deftereos S, Tsivgoulis G.
Ann Neurol. 2020 Nov;88(5):946-955. doi: 10.1002/ana.25886. Epub 2020 Sep 4.
PMID: 32827232
 

Impact of colchicine on mortality in patients with COVID-19: A meta-analysis.
Vrachatis DA, Giannopoulos GV, Giotaki SG, Raisakis K, Kossyvakis C, Iliodromitis KE, Reimers B, Tousoulis D, Cleman M, Stefanadis C, Lansky A, Deftereos SG.
Hellenic J Cardiol. 2021 Sep-Oct;62(5):374-377. doi: 10.1016/j.hjc.2020.11.012. Epub 2021 Jan 6.
PMID: 33421583 Free PMC article. No abstract available.
 

Atrial fibrillation risk in patients suffering from type I diabetes mellitus. A review of clinical and experimental evidence.
Vrachatis DA, Papathanasiou KA, Kossyvakis C, Giotaki SG, Raisakis K, Iliodromitis KE, Reimers B, Stefanini GG, Cleman M, Sianos G, Lansky A, Deftereos SG, Giannopoulos G.
Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2021 Apr;174:108724. doi: 10.1016/j.diabres.2021.108724. Epub 2021 Feb 27.
PMID: 33647332 Review.


The prognostic role of late gadolinium enhancement on cardiac magnetic resonance in patients with nonischemic cardiomyopathy and reduced ejection fraction, implanted with cardioverter defibrillators for primary prevention. A systematic review and meta-analysis.
Anagnostopoulos I, Kousta M, Kossyvakis C, Lakka E, Paraskevaidis NT, Schizas N, Alexopoulos N, Deftereos S, Giannopoulos G.
J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2022 Apr;63(3):523-530. doi: 10.1007/s10840-021-01027-6. Epub 2021 Jul 3.
PMID: 34218421


Could Sodium/Glucose Co-Transporter-2 Inhibitors Have Antiarrhythmic Potential in Atrial Fibrillation? Literature Review and Future Considerations.
Vrachatis DA, Papathanasiou KA, Iliodromitis KE, Giotaki SG, Kossyvakis C, Raisakis K, Kaoukis A, Lambadiari V, Avramides D, Reimers B, Stefanini GG, Cleman M, Giannopoulos G, Lansky A, Deftereos SG.
Drugs. 2021 Aug;81(12):1381-1395. doi: 10.1007/s40265-021-01565-3. Epub 2021 Jul 23.
PMID: 34297330 Review.


The role of left atrial peak systolic strain in atrial fibrillation recurrence after catheter ablation. A systematic review and meta-analysis.
Anagnostopoulos I, Kousta M, Kossyvakis C, Lakka E, Paraskevaidis NT, Schizas N, Deftereos S, Giannopoulos G.
Acta Cardiol. 2022 Aug;77(6):536-544. doi: 10.1080/00015385.2021.1965747. Epub 2021 Aug 20.
PMID: 34412575
 

Molecular Insights in Atrial Fibrillation Pathogenesis and Therapeutics: A Narrative Review.
Papathanasiou KA, Giotaki SG, Vrachatis DA, Siasos G, Lambadiari V, Iliodromitis KE, Kossyvakis C, Kaoukis A, Raisakis K, Deftereos G, Papaioannou TG, Giannopoulos G, Avramides D, Deftereos SG.
Diagnostics (Basel). 2021 Aug 31;11(9):1584. doi: 10.3390/diagnostics11091584.
PMID: 34573926 Free PMC article. Review.


Immunologic Dysregulation and Hypercoagulability as a Pathophysiologic Background in COVID-19 Infection and the Immunomodulating Role of Colchicine.
Vrachatis DA, Papathanasiou KA, Giotaki SG, Raisakis K, Kossyvakis C, Kaoukis A, Kolokathis F, Deftereos G, Iliodromitis KE, Avramides D, Bogossian H, Siasos G, Giannopoulos G, Reimers B, Lansky A, Tardif JC, Deftereos S.
J Clin Med. 2021 Oct 31;10(21):5128. doi: 10.3390/jcm10215128.
PMID: 34768648 Free PMC article. Review.

Early arrhythmia recurrence after cryoballoon ablation in atrial fibrillation: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
Vrachatis DA, Papathanasiou KA, Kossyvakis C, Kazantzis D, Giotaki SG, Deftereos G, Sanz-Sánchez J, Raisakis K, Kaoukis A, Avramides D, Lambadiari V, Siasos G, Giannopoulos G, Deftereos S.
J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2022 Mar;33(3):527-539. doi: 10.1111/jce.15337. Epub 2022 Jan 7.
PMID: 34951496 Review.


Inflammatory Biomarkers in Coronary Artery Ectasia: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.
Vrachatis DA, Papathanasiou KA, Kazantzis D, Sanz-Sánchez J, Giotaki SG, Raisakis K, Kaoukis A, Kossyvakis C, Deftereos G, Reimers B, Avramides D, Siasos G, Cleman M, Giannopoulos G, Lansky A, Deftereos S.
Diagnostics (Basel). 2022 Apr 19;12(5):1026. doi: 10.3390/diagnostics12051026.
PMID: 35626182 Free PMC article. Review.


Weekly physical activity and incident atrial fibrillation in females - A dose-response meta-analysis.
Anagnostopoulos I, Kousta M, Kossyvakis C, Lakka E, Vrachatis D, Deftereos S, Vassilikos VP, Giannopoulos G.
Int J Cardiol. 2023 Jan 1;370:191-196. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2022.11.007. Epub 2022 Nov 7.
PMID: 36356696


Advances in the Management of Heart Failure with Reduced Ejection Fraction; The Role of SGLT2is, ARNI, Myotropes, Vericiguat, and Anti-inflammatory Agents: A Mini-review.
Vrachatis DA, Papathanasiou KA, Giotaki SG, Raisakis K, Kaoukis A, Kossyvakis C, Theodorakis A, Pediotidis S, Avramides D, Siasos G, Deftereos S.
Curr Pharm Des. 2023 Mar 16. doi: 10.2174/1381612829666230316142450. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 36927423


Left atrial appendage morphofunctional indices could be predictive of arrhythmia recurrence post-atrial fibrillation ablation: a meta-analysis.
Papathanasiou KA, Vrachatis DA, Kazantzis D, Kossyvakis C, Giotaki SG, Deftereos G, Raisakis K, Kaoukis A, Avramides D, Lambadiari V, Siasos G, Deftereos S.
Egypt Heart J. 2023 Apr 20;75(1):29. doi: 10.1186/s43044-023-00356-3.
PMID: 37079174 Free PMC article. Review.


Atrial strain and occult atrial fibrillation in cryptogenic stroke patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Anagnostopoulos I, Kousta M, Kossyvakis C, Paraskevaidis NT, Schizas N, Vrachatis D, Deftereos S, Giannopoulos G.
Clin Res Cardiol. 2023 Nov;112(11):1600-1609. doi: 10.1007/s00392-023-02218-z. Epub 2023 May 8.
PMID: 37154833


Efficacy, Safety and Feasibility of Superior Vena Cava Isolation in Patients Undergoing Atrial Fibrillation Catheter Ablation: An Up-to-Date Review.
Vrachatis DA, Papathanasiou KA, Kossyvakis C, Giotaki SG, Deftereos G, Kousta MS, Iliodromitis KE, Bogossian H, Avramides D, Giannopoulos G, Lambadiari V, Siasos G, Papaioannou TG, Deftereos S.
Biomedicines. 2023 Mar 27;11(4):1022. doi: 10.3390/biomedicines11041022.
PMID: 37189639 Free PMC article. Review.


Epicardial Adipose Tissue and Atrial Fibrillation Recurrence following Catheter Ablation: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.
Anagnostopoulos I, Kousta M, Kossyvakis C, Paraskevaidis NT, Vrachatis D, Deftereos S, Giannopoulos G.
J Clin Med. 2023 Oct 5;12(19):6369. doi: 10.3390/jcm12196369.
PMID: 37835012 Free PMC article. Review.


Arrhythmic risk stratification in nonischemic dilated cardiomyopathy: The ReCONSIDER study design - A two-step, multifactorial, electrophysiology-inclusive approach.
Gatzoulis KA, Dilaveris P, Arsenos P, Tsiachris D, Antoniou CK, Sideris S, Kolettis T, Kanoupakis E, Sideris A, Flevari P, Vassilikos V, Kappos K, Maounis T, Katsivas A, Kotsakis A, Karvounis H, Kossyvakis C, Leventopoulos G, Kalpakos D, Tousoulis D; ReCONSIDER study Investigators.
Hellenic J Cardiol. 2021 Mar-Apr;62(2):169-172. doi: 10.1016/j.hjc.2020.03.008. Epub 2020 Apr 21.
PMID: 32330568 Free article. No abstract available.


Old stuff still trending: use of propafenone as a safety net until catheter ablation in a patient with documented pre-excited atrial fibrillation and Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome - a classic case report.
Karelas D, Papanikolaou J, Kossyvakis C, Platogiannis D.
Eur Heart J Case Rep. 2021 Nov 30;5(12):ytab485. doi: 10.1093/ehjcr/ytab485. eCollection 2021 Dec.
PMID: 34909576 Free PMC article.


Performance of Different Risk Scores for the Detection of Atrial Fibrillation Among Patients With Cryptogenic Stroke.
Palaiodimou L, Theodorou A, Triantafyllou S, Dilaveris P, Flevari P, Giannopoulos G, Kossyvakis C, Adreanides E, Tympas K, Nikolopoulos P, Zompola C, Bakola E, Chondrogianni M, Magiorkinis G, Deftereos S, Giannopoulos S, Tsioufis K, Filippatos G, Tsivgoulis G.
Stroke. 2024 Feb;55(2):454-462. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.123.044961. Epub 2024 Jan 4.
PMID: 38174570
 

Effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on cardiac electrophysiological ablation procedures in Greece - Data from the Hellenic Society of Cardiology Ablation Registry.
Vassilikos VP, Giannopoulos G, Fragakis N, Billis A, Efremidis M, Letsas K, Maounis T, Kostopoulou A, Andrikopoulos G, Pastromas S, Katsivas A, Kossyvakis C, Kallergis E, Kanoupakis E, Ioannidis P, Tzeis S, Avramidis D, Papagiannis I, Deftereos S, Symeonidou E, Tsiachris D, Theodorakis G, Rassias I, Lysitsas D, Chatzinikolaou E, Mezilis N, Paraskevaidis S, Kourouklis S, Apostolopoulos T, Katritsis D, Chatzidou S, Mantziari L, Leventopoulos G, Chiladakis I, Kourgiannidis G, Stavropoulos G, Xydonas S, Ginos C, Kotsakis A, Baltogiannis G, Manolis AS, Sideris S, Gatzoulis K.
Hellenic J Cardiol. 2022 Sep-Oct;67:76-78. doi: 10.1016/j.hjc.2022.07.002. Epub 2022 Jul 8.
PMID: 35811060 Free PMC article. No abstract available.


Trends in ablation procedures in Greece over the 2008-2018 period: Results from the Hellenic Cardiology Society Ablation Registry.
Vassilikos VP, Billis A, Efremidis M, Theodorakis G, Andrikopoulos G, Defteraios S, Katsivas A, Mouselimis D, Tsarouchas A, Baniotopoulos P, Kossyvakis C, Kanoupakis E, Ioannidis P, Fragakis N, Chatzinikolaou E, Maounis T, Paraskevaidis S, Gatzoulis K, Katritsis D, Lysitsas D, Apostolopoulos T, Manolis AS, Avramidis D, Chatzidou S, Livanis E, Papagiannis I, Leftheriotis D, Tsiachris D, Tzeis S, Rassias I, Rokas S, Levendopoulos G, Kourgiannidis G, Kalpakos D, Stavropoulos G, Chiladakis I, Gaitanidou S, Ginos C, Kotsakis A, Kappos K, Kolettis T, Simantirakis E, Sideris A, Sideris S.
Hellenic J Cardiol. 2021 Jan-Feb;62(1):48-54. doi: 10.1016/j.hjc.2020.09.005. Epub 2020 Sep 19.
PMID: 32956809 Free article.


Biomarkers Determining Prognosis of Atrial Fibrillation Ablation.
Tsiachris D, Giannopoulos G, Deftereos S, Kossyvakis C, Tsioufis C, Siasos G, Oikonomou E, Gatzoulis K, Tousoulis D, Stefanadis C.
Curr Med Chem. 2019;26(5):925-937. doi: 10.2174/0929867325666180320122930.
PMID: 29557741 Review.
 

Peri-procedural Anticoagulation in Catheter Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation: A Review.
Vrachatis DA, Giannopoulos G, Kossyvakis C, Panagopoulou V, Vavuranakis M, Papaioannou TG, Pagoni S, Pyrgakis VN, Cleman MW, Deftereos SG.
Curr Pharm Des. 2017;23(9):1334-1345. doi: 10.2174/1381612822666161205115101.
PMID: 27917710 Review.


Moderate procedural sedation and opioid analgesia during transradial coronary interventions to prevent spasm: a prospective randomized study.
Deftereos S, Giannopoulos G, Raisakis K, Hahalis G, Kaoukis A, Kossyvakis C, Avramides D, Pappas L, Panagopoulou V, Pyrgakis V, Alexopoulos D, Stefanadis C, Cleman MW.
JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2013 Mar;6(3):267-73. doi: 10.1016/j.jcin.2012.11.005.
PMID: 23517838 Free article. Clinical Trial.


Renoprotective effect of remote ischemic post-conditioning by intermittent balloon inflations in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention.
Deftereos S, Giannopoulos G, Tzalamouras V, Raisakis K, Kossyvakis C, Kaoukis A, Panagopoulou V, Karageorgiou S, Avramides D, Toutouzas K, Hahalis G, Pyrgakis V, Manolis AS, Alexopoulos D, Stefanadis C, Cleman MW.
J Am Coll Cardiol. 2013 May 14;61(19):1949-55. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2013.02.023. Epub 2013 Mar 14.
PMID: 23500314 Free article. Clinical Trial.


Colchicine treatment for the prevention of bare-metal stent restenosis in diabetic patients.
Deftereos S, Giannopoulos G, Raisakis K, Kossyvakis C, Kaoukis A, Panagopoulou V, Driva M, Hahalis G, Pyrgakis V, Alexopoulos D, Manolis AS, Stefanadis C, Cleman MW.
J Am Coll Cardiol. 2013 Apr 23;61(16):1679-85. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2013.01.055. Epub 2013 Apr 2.
PMID: 23500260 Free article. Clinical Trial.


Association of post-cardioversion transcardiac concentration gradient of soluble tumor necrosis factor-related apoptosis-inducing ligand (sTRAIL) and inflammatory biomarkers to atrial fibrillation recurrence.
Deftereos S, Giannopoulos G, Kossyvakis C, Raisakis K, Angelidis C, Efremidis M, Panagopoulou V, Kaoukis A, Theodorakis A, Toli K, Zavitsanakis P, Mantas I, Pyrgakis V, Stefanadis C, Cleman MW.
Clin Biochem. 2013 Aug;46(12):1020-1025. doi: 10.1016/j.clinbiochem.2013.02.003. Epub 2013 Feb 24.
PMID: 23481489


Copeptin as a biomarker in cardiac disease.
Giannopoulos G, Deftereos S, Panagopoulou V, Kossyvakis C, Kaoukis A, Bouras G, Pyrgakis V, Cleman MW.
Curr Top Med Chem. 2013;13(2):231-40. doi: 10.2174/15680266113139990088.
PMID: 23470080 Review.


High sensitivity troponin in cardiovascular disease. Is there more than a marker of myocardial death?
Tsounis D, Deftereos S, Bouras G, Giannopoulos G, Anatoliotakis N, Raisakis K, Kossyvakis C, Cleman MW.
Curr Top Med Chem. 2013;13(2):201-15. doi: 10.2174/1568026611313020008.
PMID: 23470078 Review.
 

Colchicine for prevention of early atrial fibrillation recurrence after pulmonary vein isolation: a randomized controlled study.
Deftereos S, Giannopoulos G, Kossyvakis C, Efremidis M, Panagopoulou V, Kaoukis A, Raisakis K, Bouras G, Angelidis C, Theodorakis A, Driva M, Doudoumis K, Pyrgakis V, Stefanadis C.
J Am Coll Cardiol. 2012 Oct 30;60(18):1790-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2012.07.031. Epub 2012 Oct 3.
PMID: 23040570 Free article. Clinical Trial.


Inverse association of coronary soluble tumor necrosis factor-related apoptosis inducing ligand (sTRAIL) levels to in-stent neointimal hyperplasia.
Deftereos S, Giannopoulos G, Panagopoulou V, Raisakis K, Kossyvakis C, Kaoukis A, Tzalamouras V, Mavri M, Pyrgakis V, Cleman MW, Stefanadis C.
Cardiology. 2012;123(2):97-102. doi: 10.1159/000342078. Epub 2012 Sep 27.
PMID: 23018671 Free article.

Pre-procedural flow-mediated dilation associated to arterial spasm during transulnar coronary angiography and interventions.
Deftereos S, Giannopoulos G, Tousoulis D, Raisakis K, Kossyvakis C, Kaoukis A, Panagopoulou V, Tzalamouras V, Hahalis G, Pyrgakis V, Cleman MW, Stefanadis C.
Int J Cardiol. 2013 Apr 15;164(3):373-5. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2012.08.004. Epub 2012 Aug 31.
PMID: 22939741 No abstract available.


Prevention and treatment of venous thromboembolism and pulmonary embolism: the role of novel oral anticoagulants.
Deftereos S, Hatzis G, Kossyvakis C, Bouras G, Panagopoulou V, Kaoukis A, Tousoulis D, Stefanadis C.
Curr Clin Pharmacol. 2012 Aug;7(3):175-94. doi: 10.2174/157488412800958703.
PMID: 22564124 Review.


Novel oral anticoagulants in the treatment of acute coronary syndromes: is there any room for new anticoagulants?
Deftereos S, Bouras G, Giannopoulos G, Kossyvakis C, Panagopoulou V, Pyrgakis V, Stefanadis C.
Curr Clin Pharmacol. 2012 Aug;7(3):195-208. doi: 10.2174/157488412800958677.
PMID: 22564121 Review.


Integration of intracardiac echocardiographic imaging of the left atrium with electroanatomic mapping data for pulmonary vein isolation: first-in-Greece experience with the CartoSound™ system and brief literature review.
Deftereos S, Giannopoulos G, Kossyvakis C, Panagopoulou V, Raisakis K, Kaoukis A, Doudoumis K, Pyrgakis V, Manolis AS, Stefanadis C.
Hellenic J Cardiol. 2012 Jan-Feb;53(1):10-6.
PMID: 22275738 Free article.


Feasibility and procedure-related patient discomfort of peripheral venous access for coronary sinus cannulation during electrophysiology procedures.
Deftereos S, Giannopoulos G, Kossyvakis C, Raisakis K, Panagopoulou V, Kaoukis A, Doudoumis K, Pyrgakis V, Stefanadis C.
J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2012 Aug;34(2):161-5. doi: 10.1007/s10840-011-9635-4. Epub 2011 Nov 26.
PMID: 22119856 Clinical Trial.
 

Transradial access as first choice for primary percutaneous coronary interventions: experience from a tertiary hospital in Athens.
Deftereos S, Giannopoulos G, Raisakis K, Kaoukis A, Kossyvakis C, Pappas L, Panagopoulou V, Mavrogianni AD, Theodorakis A, Perpinia A, Michelakakis N, Bobotis G, Pyrgakis V.
Hellenic J Cardiol. 2011 Mar-Apr;52(2):111-7.
PMID: 21478120 Free article.


Sheathless transulnar versus standard femoral arterial access for percutaneous coronary intervention on bifurcation lesions.
Deftereos S, Giannopoulos G, Tousoulis D, Raisakis K, Kaoukis A, Kossyvakis C, Panagopoulou V, Ntzouvara O, Mavrogianni A, Michelakakis N, Toutouzas K, Pyrgakis V, Bobotis G, Cleman MW, Stefanadis C.
Int J Cardiol. 2011 Jun 16;149(3):398-400. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2011.03.028. Epub 2011 Apr 5.
PMID: 21470702 Clinical Trial. No abstract available.
 

Feasibility and safety of transulnar access for performing rotational atherectomy.
Deftereos S, Giannopoulos G, Tousoulis D, Raisakis K, Kossyvakis C, Kaoukis A, Synetos A, Latsios G, Pappas L, Panagopoulou V, Toutouzas K, Pyrgakis V, Rentoukas I, Stefanadis C.
Int J Cardiol. 2011 Mar 3;147(2):285-6. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2010.12.022. Epub 2011 Jan 12.
PMID: 21232807 No abstract available.


Evaluation of left ventricular hypertrophy in patients requiring permanent pacing.
Alexopoulos A, Perpinia A, Michelakakis N, Kossyvakis C, Deftereos S, Pyrgakis V.
Ther Adv Cardiovasc Dis. 2010 Oct;4(5):295-9. doi: 10.1177/1753944710381603. Epub 2010 Aug 9.
PMID: 20696682 Free article.


Short-term fluctuations of plasma NT-proBNP levels in patients with new-onset atrial fibrillation: a way to assess time of onset?
Deftereos S, Giannopoulos G, Kossyvakis C, Raisakis K, Theodorakis A, Kaoukis A, Toli K, Panagopoulou V, Driva M, Mantas I, Pyrgakis V, Alpert MA.
Heart. 2010 Jul;96(13):1033-6. doi: 10.1136/hrt.2009.190314. Epub 2010 May 18.
PMID: 20483904


Intracardiac echocardiography imaging of periprosthetic valvular regurgitation.
Deftereos S, Giannopoulos G, Raisakis K, Kaoukis A, Kossyvakis C.
Eur J Echocardiogr. 2010 Jun;11(5):E20. doi: 10.1093/ejechocard/jep227. Epub 2010 Jan 19.
PMID: 20085919

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