George A Antoniou

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Does endovascular treatment of infra-inguinal arterial disease with drug-eluting stents offer better results than angioplasty with or without bare metal stents?
    George A Antoniou
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Northern Vascular Centre, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 19:282-5. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint Meta-analysis of retrojugular versus antejugular approach for carotid endarterectomy
    G A Antoniou
    Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, UK
    Ann R Coll Surg Engl 96:184-9. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Endovascular repair for ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm confers an early survival benefit over open repair
    George A Antoniou
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Hellenic Red Cross Hospital, Athens, Greece Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, University Hospital of Alexandroupolis, Democritus University of Thrace, Alexandroupolis, Greece Electronic address
    J Vasc Surg 58:1091-105. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Meta-analysis of outcomes of endovascular treatment of infrapopliteal occlusive disease with drug-eluting stents
    George A Antoniou
    Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Manchester Royal Infirmary, Central Manchester University Hospitals, Manchester, UK
    J Endovasc Ther 20:131-44. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Chimney technique in the endovascular management of complex aortic disease
    George A Antoniou
    Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Manchester Royal Infirmary, Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester M13 9WL, UK
    Vascular 20:251-61. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Outcomes of endovascular aneurysm repair with 2 different endograft systems with suprarenal fixation in patients with hostile infrarenal aortic anatomy
    George A Antoniou
    Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Manchester Royal Infirmary, Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester, UK
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 47:9-18. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Assessment of insertion/deletion polymorphism of the angiotensin-converting enzyme gene in abdominal aortic aneurysm and inguinal hernia
    George A Antoniou
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Democritus University of Thrace, Alexandroupolis, Greece
    Vascular 21:1-5. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Contralateral occlusion of the internal carotid artery increases the risk of patients undergoing carotid endarterectomy
    George A Antoniou
    Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Manchester Royal Infirmary, Central Manchester University Hospitals, Manchester, United Kingdom
    J Vasc Surg 57:1134-45. 2013
  9. doi request reprint A meta-analysis of outcomes of endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair in patients with hostile and friendly neck anatomy
    George A Antoniou
    Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Manchester Royal Infirmary, Central Manchester University Hospitals, Manchester, United Kingdom
    J Vasc Surg 57:527-38. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Plasma matrix metalloproteinase 9 levels may predict endoleaks after endovascular aortic aneurysm repair
    George A Antoniou
    Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Manchester Royal Infirmary, Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester, UK
    Angiology 64:49-56. 2013

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  1. ncbi request reprint Does endovascular treatment of infra-inguinal arterial disease with drug-eluting stents offer better results than angioplasty with or without bare metal stents?
    George A Antoniou
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Northern Vascular Centre, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 19:282-5. 2014
    ..The role of DES in sustained improvement in clinical outcome end-points, such as limb salvage, remains to be elucidated. ..
  2. ncbi request reprint Meta-analysis of retrojugular versus antejugular approach for carotid endarterectomy
    G A Antoniou
    Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, UK
    Ann R Coll Surg Engl 96:184-9. 2014
    ..Controversial opinion exists with regard to its safety and benefits over the conventional antejugular approach...
  3. doi request reprint Endovascular repair for ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm confers an early survival benefit over open repair
    George A Antoniou
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Hellenic Red Cross Hospital, Athens, Greece Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, University Hospital of Alexandroupolis, Democritus University of Thrace, Alexandroupolis, Greece Electronic address
    J Vasc Surg 58:1091-105. 2013
    ..Our objective was to undertake a comprehensive literature review and perform a meta-analysis of outcome data of treatment modalities for ruptured AAAs...
  4. doi request reprint Meta-analysis of outcomes of endovascular treatment of infrapopliteal occlusive disease with drug-eluting stents
    George A Antoniou
    Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Manchester Royal Infirmary, Central Manchester University Hospitals, Manchester, UK
    J Endovasc Ther 20:131-44. 2013
    ..To review emerging evidence regarding the use of bare metal (BMS) vs. drug-eluting stents (DES) in the treatment of infrapopliteal occlusive disease...
  5. doi request reprint Chimney technique in the endovascular management of complex aortic disease
    George A Antoniou
    Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Manchester Royal Infirmary, Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester M13 9WL, UK
    Vascular 20:251-61. 2012
    ..Three patients (13%) required conversion to open surgery during follow-up. In conclusion, this technique may be viewed as a complementary technique in high-surgical-risk patients...
  6. doi request reprint Outcomes of endovascular aneurysm repair with 2 different endograft systems with suprarenal fixation in patients with hostile infrarenal aortic anatomy
    George A Antoniou
    Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Manchester Royal Infirmary, Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester, UK
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 47:9-18. 2013
    ..To evaluate 2 different aortic endograft systems with suprarenal fixation in patients with unfavorable neck morphology...
  7. doi request reprint Assessment of insertion/deletion polymorphism of the angiotensin-converting enzyme gene in abdominal aortic aneurysm and inguinal hernia
    George A Antoniou
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Democritus University of Thrace, Alexandroupolis, Greece
    Vascular 21:1-5. 2013
    ..2-0.7, P = 0.004). In conclusion, an association between the heterozygote ACE I/D state and the presence of AAA and/or hernia was identified. The role of the ACE I/D polymorphism in aneurysm and hernia needs further investigation...
  8. doi request reprint Contralateral occlusion of the internal carotid artery increases the risk of patients undergoing carotid endarterectomy
    George A Antoniou
    Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Manchester Royal Infirmary, Central Manchester University Hospitals, Manchester, United Kingdom
    J Vasc Surg 57:1134-45. 2013
    ..Controversy exists about whether occlusion of the contralateral internal carotid artery in patients undergoing carotid endarterectomy (CEA) is associated with a worse perioperative prognosis and outcome...
  9. doi request reprint A meta-analysis of outcomes of endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair in patients with hostile and friendly neck anatomy
    George A Antoniou
    Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Manchester Royal Infirmary, Central Manchester University Hospitals, Manchester, United Kingdom
    J Vasc Surg 57:527-38. 2013
    ..An increasing number of abdominal aortic aneurysms with unfavorable proximal neck anatomy are treated with standard endograft devices. Skepticism exists with regard to the safety and efficacy of this practice...
  10. doi request reprint Plasma matrix metalloproteinase 9 levels may predict endoleaks after endovascular aortic aneurysm repair
    George A Antoniou
    Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Manchester Royal Infirmary, Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester, UK
    Angiology 64:49-56. 2013
    ..Preliminary evidence suggests that MMP-9 levels are increased in patients developing an endoleak after EVAR. Larger studies are required to confirm or refute our findings...
  11. doi request reprint A meta-analysis of endovascular versus surgical reconstruction of femoropopliteal arterial disease
    George A Antoniou
    Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Manchester Royal Infirmary, Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester, United Kingdom
    J Vasc Surg 57:242-53. 2013
    ..Controversy exists as to the relative merits of surgical and endovascular treatment of femoropoliteal arterial disease...
  12. doi request reprint Endovascular treatment of isolated internal iliac artery aneurysms
    George A Antoniou
    Vascular Institute, Northern General Hospital, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals, Sheffield, UK
    Vascular 19:291-300. 2011
    ..In conclusion, endovascular treatment of isolated internal iliac artery aneurysms is an effective alternative option, with satisfactory early and mid-term results...
  13. ncbi request reprint Circulating matrix metalloproteinases and their inhibitors in inguinal hernia and abdominal aortic aneurysm
    G A Antoniou
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Demokritos University of Thrace, Alexandroupolis, Greece
    Int Angiol 30:123-9. 2011
    ..Our objective was to estimate the levels of MMPs and TIMPs in the blood of patients with aortic aneurysm and inguinal hernia, in order to investigate whether there is potential pathogenic linkage of impaired collagen metabolism...
  14. ncbi request reprint Multilayer stent in the treatment of popliteal artery aneurysms
    George A Antoniou
    Manchester Royal Infirmary, Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester, United Kingdom
    Vasa 41:383-7. 2012
    ..Even though the use of the multilayer stent in popliteal artery aneurysms was safe in the short term, our experience showed that close surveillance is required...
  15. doi request reprint Increased prevalence of abdominal aortic aneurysm in patients undergoing inguinal hernia repair compared with patients without hernia receiving aneurysm screening
    George A Antoniou
    Department of Vascular Surgery, University Hospital of Alexandroupolis, Demokritos University of Thrace, Thrace, Greece
    J Vasc Surg 53:1184-8. 2011
    ..This study evaluated whether patients with inguinal hernia are at increased risk of having an AAA compared with patients without hernia receiving aneurysm screening...
  16. doi request reprint Percutaneous transluminal angioplasty and stenting in patients with proximal vertebral artery stenosis
    George A Antoniou
    Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Manchester Royal Infirmary, Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester, United Kingdom
    J Vasc Surg 55:1167-77. 2012
    ..Our objective was to systemically review the pertinent evidence on the endovascular management of proximal vertebral artery disease and perform an analysis of the published outcomes...
  17. doi request reprint Matrix metalloproteinase imbalance in inguinal hernia formation
    George A Antoniou
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Demokritos University of Thrace, Alexandroupolis, Greece
    J Invest Surg 24:145-50. 2011
    ..The aim of the present study was to determine changes of MMP and TIMP levels in patients with inguinal hernia...
  18. doi request reprint Abdominal aortic aneurysm and abdominal wall hernia as manifestations of a connective tissue disorder
    George A Antoniou
    Department of Vascular Surgery, University Hospital of Alexandroupolis, Democritus University of Thrace, Alexandroupolis, Greece
    J Vasc Surg 54:1175-81. 2011
    ..A literature review was conducted to identify all published evidence correlating aneurysms and hernias to a common pathology...
  19. ncbi request reprint Endovascular stent graft repair of renal artery aneurysms
    G Antoniou
    Regional Vascular Unit, St Mary s Hospital, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London, UK
    Int Angiol 30:481-7. 2011
    ..To evaluate the published outcomes of endovascular stent graft repair of renal artery aneurysms...
  20. doi request reprint Meta-analysis and meta-regression analysis of outcomes of carotid endarterectomy and stenting in the elderly
    George A Antoniou
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Hellenic Red Cross Hospital, Athens, Greece2Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Democritus University of Thrace, Alexandroupolis, Greece
    JAMA Surg 148:1140-52. 2013
    ..Uncertainty exists about the influence of advanced age on the outcomes of carotid revascularization...
  21. doi request reprint Early results of the Endurant endograft system in patients with friendly and hostile infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysm anatomy
    George S Georgiadis
    Vascular Surgery Department, University General Hospital of Alexandroupolis, Demokritus University of Thrace, Alexandroupolis, Greece
    J Vasc Surg 54:616-27. 2011
    ..To evaluate and compare the outcome after endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair (EVAR) with the newly released Endurant endograft system in patients with different aortoiliac anatomic characteristics...
  22. pmc Can an accessory renal artery be safely covered during endovascular aortic aneurysm repair?
    George A Antoniou
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Hellenic Red Cross Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 17:1025-7. 2013
    ..No type II endoleak related to the covered ARA was reported in any of these studies. In conclusion, current evidence supports the safety of coverage of ARAs located in the proximal fixation zone to achieve seal in EVAR. ..
  23. ncbi request reprint Endovascular therapy for penetrating ulcers of the infrarenal aorta
    George S Georgiadis
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Demokritus University of Thrace, University General Hospital of Alexandroupolis, Alexandroupolis, Greece
    ANZ J Surg 83:758-63. 2013
    ..We sought to investigate the short- and mid-term results of the endovascular repair of infrarenal abdominal penetrating aortic ulcers (aPAUs)...
  24. ncbi request reprint Hybrid endografts combinations for the treatment 
of endoleak in endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair
    George S Georgiadis
    Department of Vascular Surgery, University General Hospital of Alexandroupolis, Demokritus University of Thrace, Alexandroupolis, Greece
    Int J Artif Organs 36:28-38. 2013
    ..An update of the current clinical and experimental evidence on the application of anatomically compatible, hybrid endograft systems in conventional EVAR is also provided...
  25. ncbi request reprint The chimney technique in endovascular aortic aneurysm repair: late ruptures after successful single renal chimney stent grafts
    Andrew Schiro
    Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Manchester Royal Infirmary, Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester, UK
    Ann Vasc Surg 27:835-43. 2013
    ..The chimney graft technique has been proposed as an alternative endovascular treatment of juxtarenal aortic aneurysms, extending the landing zone and enabling successful exclusion of the aneurysm with standard endograft devices...
  26. ncbi request reprint A meta-analysis of outcome after percutaneous endovascular aortic aneurysm repair using different size sheaths or endograft delivery systems
    George S Georgiadis
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Demokritus University of Thrace, University General Hospital of Alexandroupolis, Greece
    J Endovasc Ther 18:445-59. 2011
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  27. doi request reprint Outcome after endovascular stent graft repair of aortoenteric fistula: A systematic review
    George A Antoniou
    Department of Vascular Surgery, University Hospital of Larissa, Faculty of Medicine, University of Thessaly, Larissa, Greece
    J Vasc Surg 49:782-9. 2009
    ..Endovascular stent graft repair has been attempted, but recurrent infection remains of major concern. We conducted a systematic review to assess potential factors associated with poor outcome after endovascular treatment...
  28. ncbi request reprint A meta-analysis of combined endarterectomy and proximal balloon angioplasty for tandem disease of the arch vessels and carotid bifurcation
    Giorgos S Sfyroeras
    Department of Vascular Surgery, University Hospital of Larissa, Larissa, Greece
    J Vasc Surg 54:534-40. 2011
    ..A hybrid procedure with concomitant carotid endarterectomy (CEA) and retrograde angioplasty has been proposed as a less invasive treatment option. The aim of this study is to review the existing literature on such hybrid procedures...
  29. ncbi request reprint Reversal of deep vein reflux after successful stenting in a patient with venous hypertension after thigh access graft creation
    George A Antoniou
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Demokritos University Hospital, Alexandroupolis, Greece
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 41:547-50. 2007
    ..The edema and reflux on duplex promptly resolved. In similar cases, reflux may be a consequence of functional valve incompetence and can be reverted by timely treating the underlying stenosis...
  30. doi request reprint Results of carotid artery stenting with transcervical access
    George S Sfyroeras
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Attikon University Hospital, Athens, Greece Electronic address
    J Vasc Surg 58:1402-7. 2013
    ..Moreover, many embolic events happen during aortic arch catheterization. To overcome these problems, transcervical access to the carotid artery can be used as an alternative approach for CAS...
  31. ncbi request reprint Correlation of pre-existing radial artery macrocalcifications with late patency of primary radiocephalic fistulas in diabetic hemodialysis patients
    George S Georgiadis
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Demokritus University of Thrace, University General Hospital of Alexandroupolis, Alexandroupolis, Greece Electronic address
    J Vasc Surg 60:462-70. 2014
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  32. ncbi request reprint A meta-analysis of dialysis access outcome in elderly patients
    Miltos K Lazarides
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Demokritos University Hospital, Alexandroupolis, Greece
    J Vasc Surg 45:420-426. 2007
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Management of abdominal wound dehiscence with porcine dermal collagen implant: report of a case
    Anastasios Bounovas
    Second Department of Surgery, Medical School, Democritus University of Thrace, Alexandroupolis, Greece
    Ostomy Wound Manage 54:44-8. 2008
    ..Biosynthetic implants may be an effective alternative for the acute management of fascial dehiscence in critically ill patients...
  34. ncbi request reprint Hybrid Revascularization Procedures in Acute Limb Ischemia
    Christos Argyriou
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Democritus Medical School, University Hospital of Alexandroupolis, Alexandroupolis, Greece
    Ann Vasc Surg 28:1456-62. 2014
    ....
  35. doi request reprint Lower recurrence rates after mesh-reinforced versus simple hiatal hernia repair: a meta-analysis of randomized trials
    Stavros A Antoniou
    Department of General and Visceral Surgery, Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery, Hospital Neuwerk, Mönchengladbach, Germany
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 22:498-502. 2012
    ..5; P=0.001). Mesh-reinforced hiatal hernia repair is associated with an approximately 4-fold decreased risk of recurrence in comparison with simple repair. The long-term results of mesh-augmented hiatal closure remain to be investigated...