George Asimakopoulos

Summary

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A review of anti-inflammatory strategies in cardiac surgery
    George Asimakopoulos
    Cardiothoracic Surgery, West London Rotation, UK
    Perfusion 18:7-12. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint An evaluation of existing risk stratification models as a tool for comparison of surgical performances for coronary artery bypass grafting between institutions
    G Asimakopoulos
    Imperial College School of Medicine at Hammersmith Hospital, London, UK
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 23:935-41; discussion 941-2. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Systemic inflammation and cardiac surgery: an update
    G Asimakopoulos
    Cardiothoracic Department, Imperial College School of Medicine at Hammersmith Hospital, London, UK
    Perfusion 16:353-60. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint The inflammatory response to CPB: the role of leukocyte filtration
    George Asimakopoulos
    Hammersmith Hospital, London, UK
    Perfusion 17:7-10. 2002
  5. doi request reprint A case series of myectomy: a review of its current application as an adjunct procedure
    Gunaratnam Niranjan
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, St George s Hospital, London, UK
    J Card Surg 23:391-3. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery is associated with reduced neutrophil activation as measured by the expression of CD11b: a prospective randomized study
    Sharif Al-Ruzzeh
    National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, Harefield Hospital, Middlesex, United Kingdom
    Heart Surg Forum 6:89-93. 2003
  7. pmc Predictors of poor mid-term health related quality of life after primary isolated coronary artery bypass grafting surgery
    S Al-Ruzzeh
    Leeds General Infirmary, UK
    Heart 91:1557-62. 2005
  8. doi request reprint [Persistent Müllerian ducts syndrome]
    A Barki
    Service d urologie A, Hopital Ibn Sina, CHU de Rabat, Rabat, Maroc
    Prog Urol 20:1227-9. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint [Pelvic actinomycosis simulating adnexal malignant tumor]
    L Benkiran
    Service d Anatomie Pathologique, Service de chirurgie oncologique, institut national d oncologie, Hôpital Mohamed Ben Abdellah, Rabat, Maroc
    Med Trop (Mars) 62:73-6. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint [Hydatidosis: apropos of several uncommon locations]
    M Amrani
    Service d Anatomie Pathologique, l Institut National d Oncologie de Rabat, Maroc
    Med Trop (Mars) 60:271-2. 2000

Collaborators

  • M Amrani
  • Terence Gourlay
  • R Clive Landis
  • Shajahan Wahed
  • Dorian O Haskard
  • Sharif Al Ruzzeh
  • Clive Landis
  • J Wray
  • V Zamvar
  • Gunaratnam Niranjan
  • S Al-Ruzzeh
  • A Barki
  • Apostolos Karagounis
  • Venkatachalam Chandrasekaran
  • Demetrios C Stefanou
  • Sharif Al-Ruzzeh
  • L Benkiran
  • D Varghese
  • A El Otmany
  • M Faik
  • F Khalil
  • R Tahri
  • Matthew Thompson
  • Gillian Cockerill
  • T Athanasiou
  • S George
  • O Mangoush
  • T Modine
  • Jon R Anderson
  • Kenneth M Taylor
  • Darshna R Yagnik
  • Pandelis Philippidis
  • R Omar
  • K Taylor
  • A Desouza
  • D Keenan
  • Shane George
  • Nandor Marczin
  • M Cowen
  • R Hasan
  • S Griffin
  • M Pullan
  • Kenneth Taylor
  • G Ambler
  • A Cale
  • B Fabri
  • A El-Gamel
  • Ginette Hoare
  • U Trivedi
  • M A Melabbas
  • M Essouyeh
  • A Regragui
  • L Gamra
  • A Souadka
  • N Lamalmi
  • M H Yacoub
  • R Trimlett

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. ncbi request reprint A review of anti-inflammatory strategies in cardiac surgery
    George Asimakopoulos
    Cardiothoracic Surgery, West London Rotation, UK
    Perfusion 18:7-12. 2003
    ..The overall conclusion is that although certain strategies reduce plasma levels of inflammatory mediators, convincing evidence of significant clinical benefits is yet to come...
  2. ncbi request reprint An evaluation of existing risk stratification models as a tool for comparison of surgical performances for coronary artery bypass grafting between institutions
    G Asimakopoulos
    Imperial College School of Medicine at Hammersmith Hospital, London, UK
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 23:935-41; discussion 941-2. 2003
    ..This study investigates the suitability of six existing risk stratification systems for these purposes...
  3. ncbi request reprint Systemic inflammation and cardiac surgery: an update
    G Asimakopoulos
    Cardiothoracic Department, Imperial College School of Medicine at Hammersmith Hospital, London, UK
    Perfusion 16:353-60. 2001
    ..It also presents an overview of recent data on the anti-inflammatory action mechanisms of aprotinin...
  4. ncbi request reprint The inflammatory response to CPB: the role of leukocyte filtration
    George Asimakopoulos
    Hammersmith Hospital, London, UK
    Perfusion 17:7-10. 2002
    ..This article presents a review of published trials investigating the effects of leukocyte filtration on humans undergoing cardiac surgery...
  5. doi request reprint A case series of myectomy: a review of its current application as an adjunct procedure
    Gunaratnam Niranjan
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, St George s Hospital, London, UK
    J Card Surg 23:391-3. 2008
    ..The primary conditions requiring treatment were subaortic membrane, hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy with mitral valve regurgitation, and aortic stenosis...
  6. ncbi request reprint Off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery is associated with reduced neutrophil activation as measured by the expression of CD11b: a prospective randomized study
    Sharif Al-Ruzzeh
    National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, Harefield Hospital, Middlesex, United Kingdom
    Heart Surg Forum 6:89-93. 2003
    ..This prospective randomized study compares neutrophil activation in patients undergoing OPCAB versus those undergoing CABG with cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB)...
  7. pmc Predictors of poor mid-term health related quality of life after primary isolated coronary artery bypass grafting surgery
    S Al-Ruzzeh
    Leeds General Infirmary, UK
    Heart 91:1557-62. 2005
    ..To assess the determinants of poor mid-term health related quality of life (HRQoL) at one year after primary isolated coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG)...
  8. doi request reprint [Persistent Müllerian ducts syndrome]
    A Barki
    Service d urologie A, Hopital Ibn Sina, CHU de Rabat, Rabat, Maroc
    Prog Urol 20:1227-9. 2010
    ..We discuss a rare case of this syndrome revealed by a bilateral intra-abdominal gonadal tumor...
  9. ncbi request reprint [Pelvic actinomycosis simulating adnexal malignant tumor]
    L Benkiran
    Service d Anatomie Pathologique, Service de chirurgie oncologique, institut national d oncologie, Hôpital Mohamed Ben Abdellah, Rabat, Maroc
    Med Trop (Mars) 62:73-6. 2002
    ..Based on this case report, the authors discuss abdominopelvic actinomyocosis with emphasis on tumor-like findings that can lead to misdiagnosis by clinicians and radiologists...
  10. ncbi request reprint [Hydatidosis: apropos of several uncommon locations]
    M Amrani
    Service d Anatomie Pathologique, l Institut National d Oncologie de Rabat, Maroc
    Med Trop (Mars) 60:271-2. 2000
    ..Thorough investigation is necessary to rule out more common locations in the liver or lung. Continued surveillance is needed for early detection of recurrence. Preventive campaigns are necessary in endemic areas, such as Morocco...
  11. pmc Validation of four different risk stratification systems in patients undergoing off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery: a UK multicentre analysis of 2223 patients
    S Al-Ruzzeh
    The National Heart and Lung Institute, Harefield and Hammersmith Hospitals, London, UK
    Heart 89:432-5. 2003
    ..Various risk stratification systems have been developed in coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG), based mainly on patients undergoing procedures with cardiopulmonary bypass...
  12. ncbi request reprint Effects of cell saver autologous blood transfusion on blood loss and homologous blood transfusion requirements in patients undergoing cardiac surgery on- versus off-cardiopulmonary bypass: a randomised trial
    Gunaratnam Niranjan
    Cardiothoracic Department, St George s, Hospital, London, United Kingdom
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 30:271-7. 2006
    ..In this randomised controlled study we investigated the effects of autologous cell saver blood transfusion on blood loss and homologous blood transfusion requirements in patients undergoing CABG on- versus off-CPB...
  13. ncbi request reprint Outcome of non-elective coronary artery bypass grafting without cardio-pulmonary bypass
    D Varghese
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Harefield Hospital, London, UK
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 19:245-8. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: Non-elective CABG without CPB is feasible and safe with modern cardiac stabilization devices...
  14. ncbi request reprint Monocyte Fc gamma receptor expression in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting
    Demetrios C Stefanou
    British Heart Foundation, Cardiothoracic Surgery Unit and Cardiovascular Medicine Unit, National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College Faculty of Medicine, Hammersmith Hospital Campus, London, England, UK
    Ann Thorac Surg 77:951-5. 2004
    ..To date very little has been investigated regarding the role of the monocyte/macrophage. This study focuses on the expression of Fc gamma receptors I, II, and III by monocytes in patients undergoing cardiopulmonary bypass...