Hippokration Hospital

Summary

Organization: Hippokration Hospital
Country: Greece

Top Publications

  1. doi Periodontal disease severity and urinary albumin excretion in middle-aged hypertensive patients
    Costas Tsioufis
    Cardiology Clinic, University of Athens, Hippokration Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Am J Cardiol 107:52-8. 2011
  2. doi Myocardial and aortic stiffening in the early course of primary aldosteronism
    Costas Tsioufis
    Department of Cardiology, First Cardiology Clinic, University of Athens, Hippokration Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Clin Cardiol 31:431-6. 2008
  3. pmc Laparoscopic fenestration of multiple giant biliary mucinous cystadenomas of the liver
    A Manouras
    1st Department of Propaedeutic Surgery, Hippocrateion Hospital, Athens Medical School, University of Athens, Q Sophias 114, Athens 11527, Greece
    World J Gastroenterol 14:4257-9. 2008
  4. doi Association of obstructive sleep apnea with urinary albumin excretion in essential hypertension: a cross-sectional study
    Costas Tsioufis
    First Cardiology Clinic, University of Athens, Hippokration Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Am J Kidney Dis 52:285-93. 2008
  5. doi Novel hemostatic devices in thyroid surgery: electrothermal bipolar vessel sealing system and harmonic scalpel
    Andreas Manouras
    Department of Endocrine Surgery, 1st Department of Propaedeutic Surgery, Hippocration Hospital, Athens Medical School, University of Athens, Vas Sofias 114 Avenue, Athens, Greece
    Expert Rev Med Devices 5:447-66. 2008
  6. ncbi Metastatic breast carcinoma initially presenting as acute cholecystitis: a case report and review of the literature
    A Manouras
    First Department of Propaedeutic Surgery, Hippocrateion Hospital, Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Gynaecol Oncol 29:179-81. 2008
  7. doi Primary hydatidosis of the gluteus muscles: report of three cases
    A Manouras
    First Department of Propaedeutic Surgery, Hippocrateion Hospital, Athens Medical School, 11527 Athens, Greece
    Ir J Med Sci 178:359-62. 2009
  8. doi Disturbed circadian blood pressure rhythm and C-reactive protein in essential hypertension
    C Tsioufis
    First Cardiology Clinic, University of Athens, Hippokration Hospital, Athens, Greece
    J Hum Hypertens 22:501-8. 2008
  9. doi Evidence for no global effect of metabolic syndrome per se on early hypertensive sequelae
    Costas Tsioufis
    Department of Cardiology, Hippokration Hospital, Athens, Greece
    J Hypertens 26:773-9. 2008
  10. doi Exercise blood pressure response, albuminuria, and arterial stiffness in hypertension
    Costas Tsioufis
    First Cardiology Clinic, University of Athens, Greece
    Am J Med 121:894-902. 2008

Scientific Experts

  • K Tsioufis
  • A Manouras
  • Panagiotis G Drimousis
  • Manolis Vavuranakis
  • Dimitrios Theodorou
  • Costas Tsioufis
  • Christodoulos Stefanadis
  • Kyriakos Dimitriadis
  • Ioannis Kallikazaros
  • Costas Thomopoulos
  • Elli Stefanadi
  • Maria Selima
  • C Tsioufis
  • Dimitris Chatzis
  • Dimitris Tsiachris
  • Dimitrios Tousoulis
  • Dimitris Tousoulis
  • Efstathios Taxiarchou
  • Theodore G Papaioannou
  • Alexandros Kasiakogias
  • Dimitris Syrseloudis
  • Costas Mihas
  • C Stefanadis
  • Pavlos Stougiannos
  • Ioannis Skiadas
  • Nikos Soldatos
  • Ioannis Andrikou
  • Antigoni Miliou
  • Eirini Andrikou
  • Costas P Tsioufis
  • D Syrseloudis
  • D Tsiachris
  • Athanasios Manolis
  • Christodoulos I Stefanadis
  • Dimitrios Tsiachris
  • Anastasia Amfilochiou
  • George Chartzoulakis
  • D Chatzis
  • Vasilios Papademetriou
  • K Dimitriadis
  • Apostolis Kakkavas
  • I Kallikazaros
  • Carmen Vasiliadou
  • Pavlos Toutouzas
  • Ioannis Vlasseros
  • Georgios Giamarelos
  • Athanasios Kordalis
  • Kostas Toutouzas
  • Konstantinos Toutouzas
  • Spiros Silvestros
  • Dimitrios Roussos
  • Eleni Mostratou
  • Vassilios Papademetriou
  • Ioannis E Kallikazaros
  • Panagiotis Tolis
  • Vagelis Fragoulis
  • Dimitris C Tsiliggiris
  • E Tsiamis
  • Demosthenes Panagiotakos
  • Elena Vezali
  • Vanessa Tzamou
  • Aliki S Gennadi
  • Kostas P Toutouzas
  • Giorgos Chararis
  • Costas G Thomopoulos
  • Dimitris C Syrseloudis
  • Dimitris L Tsiachris
  • E Taxiarchou
  • Elli S Stefanadi
  • Eystathios Taxiarchou
  • Vicky Katsi
  • Aliki Gennadi
  • Anastasia Mazaraki
  • Kyriakos S Dimitriadis
  • Maria N Selima
  • E Chatzistamatiou
  • I Skiadas
  • G Metallinos
  • Platonas Missovoulos
  • M Selima
  • Dimitris Petras
  • P Pavlidis
  • C Thomopoulos
  • Demetri S Mathioulakis
  • Konstantinos Thomopoulos
  • Manos Alchanatis
  • Charalambos Ch Christofidis
  • Dimitrios Chatzis
  • Nikolaos Ioakeimidis
  • Charalambos Vlachopoulos

Detail Information

Publications43

  1. doi Periodontal disease severity and urinary albumin excretion in middle-aged hypertensive patients
    Costas Tsioufis
    Cardiology Clinic, University of Athens, Hippokration Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Am J Cardiol 107:52-8. 2011
    ..In conclusion, in untreated middle-aged hypertensive patients, periodontal disease indexes and hs-CRP have a synergistic effect on UACR levels independently of the underlying hemodynamic load...
  2. doi Myocardial and aortic stiffening in the early course of primary aldosteronism
    Costas Tsioufis
    Department of Cardiology, First Cardiology Clinic, University of Athens, Hippokration Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Clin Cardiol 31:431-6. 2008
    ..Primary aldosteronism (PA) has been experimentally and clinically linked to myocardial and vascular fibrosis, and it has been further associated with left ventricular (LV) structural adaptations...
  3. pmc Laparoscopic fenestration of multiple giant biliary mucinous cystadenomas of the liver
    A Manouras
    1st Department of Propaedeutic Surgery, Hippocrateion Hospital, Athens Medical School, University of Athens, Q Sophias 114, Athens 11527, Greece
    World J Gastroenterol 14:4257-9. 2008
    ..A therapeutic re-evaluation may be necessary when the diagnosis of hepatobiliary cystadenoma is made after the operation and an open liver resection should be considered...
  4. doi Association of obstructive sleep apnea with urinary albumin excretion in essential hypertension: a cross-sectional study
    Costas Tsioufis
    First Cardiology Clinic, University of Athens, Hippokration Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Am J Kidney Dis 52:285-93. 2008
    ..Microalbuminuria reflects a state of widespread vascular dysfunction, whereas obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) further promotes atherosclerotic damage in hypertension...
  5. doi Novel hemostatic devices in thyroid surgery: electrothermal bipolar vessel sealing system and harmonic scalpel
    Andreas Manouras
    Department of Endocrine Surgery, 1st Department of Propaedeutic Surgery, Hippocration Hospital, Athens Medical School, University of Athens, Vas Sofias 114 Avenue, Athens, Greece
    Expert Rev Med Devices 5:447-66. 2008
    ..In this review we aim to cover both novel and well-established traditional techniques of hemostasis in thyroid surgery, with specific focus on the bipolar vessel sealer and harmonic scalpel...
  6. ncbi Metastatic breast carcinoma initially presenting as acute cholecystitis: a case report and review of the literature
    A Manouras
    First Department of Propaedeutic Surgery, Hippocrateion Hospital, Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Gynaecol Oncol 29:179-81. 2008
    ..The gallbladder is an infrequent site of metastatic malignant disease. Although malignant melanoma, renal cell and cervical carcinoma have been documented, breast carcinoma has rarely been reported to metastasize in the gallbladder...
  7. doi Primary hydatidosis of the gluteus muscles: report of three cases
    A Manouras
    First Department of Propaedeutic Surgery, Hippocrateion Hospital, Athens Medical School, 11527 Athens, Greece
    Ir J Med Sci 178:359-62. 2009
    ..Hydatid disease caused by the tapeworm Echinococcus granulosus is a worldwide problem especially in sheep and cattle raising countries...
  8. doi Disturbed circadian blood pressure rhythm and C-reactive protein in essential hypertension
    C Tsioufis
    First Cardiology Clinic, University of Athens, Hippokration Hospital, Athens, Greece
    J Hum Hypertens 22:501-8. 2008
    ..Furthermore, ambulatory PP and nocturnal systolic BP fall interrelate and participate in the inflammatory processes that accompany non-dipping state...
  9. doi Evidence for no global effect of metabolic syndrome per se on early hypertensive sequelae
    Costas Tsioufis
    Department of Cardiology, Hippokration Hospital, Athens, Greece
    J Hypertens 26:773-9. 2008
    ..In the present study we assessed the impact of metabolic syndrome (MS) and its components on markers of cardiovascular and renal damage in a population of essential hypertensives...
  10. doi Exercise blood pressure response, albuminuria, and arterial stiffness in hypertension
    Costas Tsioufis
    First Cardiology Clinic, University of Athens, Greece
    Am J Med 121:894-902. 2008
    ..We investigated the relationships of a hypertensive response to exercise with urinary albumin excretion and arterial stiffness in hypertensives...
  11. doi Impact of waist circumference on cardiac phenotype in hypertensives according to gender
    Costas P Tsioufis
    First Cardiology Clinic, University of Athens, Hippokration Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:177-82. 2009
    ..The adverse effect of abdominal obesity on LV alterations is more pronounced among female hypertensives, suggesting that routine measurement of waist circumference provides additional information on cardiac phenotype especially in women...
  12. doi Emergency room management of trauma patients in Greece: preliminary report of a national study
    Dimitrios Theodorou
    Surgical Intensive Care Unit, 1st Propaedeutic Surgical Clinic, Hippocration General Hospital, Athens Medical School, Greece
    Resuscitation 80:350-3. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to record and to evaluate the epidemiology of trauma in Greece and to assess the quality of management provided for trauma patients in the emergency department in Greek hospitals...
  13. doi Association of resistin with urinary albumin excretion in nondiabetic patients with essential hypertension
    Costas Tsioufis
    First Cardiology Clinic, Hippokration Hospital, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Am J Hypertens 23:681-6. 2010
    ..In this study, we investigated the relationship of increased resistin levels with urinary albumin excretion, expressed as the albumin-to-creatinine ratio (ACR), an established index of diffuse vascular damage, in hypertensives...
  14. doi ADMA, C-reactive protein, and albuminuria in untreated essential hypertension: a cross-sectional study
    Costas Tsioufis
    First Cardiology Clinic, University of Athens, Hippokration Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Am J Kidney Dis 55:1050-9. 2010
    ..Asymmetric dimethylarginine (ADMA) and subclinical inflammation are associated with atherosclerosis progression, whereas microalbuminuria is an established index of hypertensive organ damage...
  15. doi Managing hypertension in obstructive sleep apnea: the interplay of continuous positive airway pressure, medication and chronotherapy
    Costas Tsioufis
    First Cardiology Clinic, University of Athens, Hippokration Hospital, Greece
    J Hypertens 28:875-82. 2010
    ..Furthermore, as hypertensive patients with obstructive sleep apnea frequently exhibit a disturbed circadian BP pattern, chronotherapy emerges as a possible therapeutic supplement...
  16. ncbi Leontio Lyceum ALbuminuria (3L Study) epidemiological study: aims, design and preliminary findings
    Costas Tsioufis
    First Cardiology Clinic, University of Athens, Hippokration Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Hellenic J Cardiol 50:476-83. 2009
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  17. doi The conjoint detrimental effect of chronic periodontal disease and systemic inflammation on asymmetric dimethyl-arginine in untreated hypertensive subjects
    Costas Tsioufis
    First Cardiology Clinic, University of Athens, Hippokration Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Atherosclerosis 208:258-63. 2010
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  18. ncbi Gastrointestinal stromal tumors of the rectum: report of five cases
    A Manouras
    First Department of Propaedeutic Surgery, Hippocrateion Hospital, University of Athens, Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Acta Gastroenterol Belg 72:257-61. 2009
    ..During the follow-up period (mean duration 3.7 years), one patient died of progressive disease while the other four had no sign of recurrence...
  19. doi Left ventricular hypertrophy versus chronic kidney disease as predictors of cardiovascular events in hypertension: a Greek 6-year-follow-up study
    Costas Tsioufis
    First Cardiology Clinic, University of Athens, Hippokration Hospital, Athens, Greece
    J Hypertens 27:744-52. 2009
    ..We assessed the comparative prognostic role of left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH) and chronic kidney disease (CKD) for major cardiovascular events in a prospective observational study in Greek essential hypertensive patients...
  20. doi Left ventricular mass but not geometry determines left atrial size in the early stages of hypertension
    C Tsioufis
    First Cardiology Clinic, Hippokration Hospital, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    J Hum Hypertens 23:674-9. 2009
    ..LA size assessed either by its diameter or by volume is closely related only to LV mass index and not to any specific LV geometric pattern in the early stages of essential hypertension...
  21. ncbi Severe hemolysis complicating transcatheter occlusion of a patent ductus arteriosus: the importance of elimination of residual flow
    Manolis Vavuranakis
    1st Department of Cardiology, University of Athens, Hippocration Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Hellenic J Cardiol 48:373-6. 2007
    ..Effectively closing the PDA with an Amplatzer Duct Occluder resulted in immediate resolution of the hemolysis...
  22. ncbi Vertical rotation and impaction to the choledochal duct of a migrated biliary self-expanding metal stent
    Andreas Manouras
    First Department of Propaedeutic Surgery, Hippocrateion Hospital, Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 17:416-7. 2007
    ..This precluded any attempt to reposition or remove the SEMS. We effectively treated this unusual complication by placing an additional plastic stent into the common bile duct that restored biliary drainage...
  23. ncbi Lipoma induced jejunojejunal intussusception
    Andreas Manouras
    1st Department of Propaedeutic Surgery, Hippocrateion Hospital, Athens Medical School, University of Athens, Q Sophias 114, Athens 11527, Greece
    World J Gastroenterol 13:3641-4. 2007
    ..Exploratory laparotomy revealed jejunojejunal intussusception secondary to a lipoma which was successfully treated with segmental intestinal resection...
  24. ncbi The interplay between haemodynamic load, brain natriuretic peptide and left atrial size in the early stages of essential hypertension
    Costas Tsioufis
    Department of Cardiology, University of Athens, Hippokration Hospital, Athens, Greece
    J Hypertens 24:965-72. 2006
    ..Left atrial (LA) enlargement is an index of adverse cardiovascular events. We sought to investigate any possible correlation between haemodynamic load, neurohumoral factors and LA size in the early stages of essential hypertension...
  25. ncbi Relation of microalbuminuria to adiponectin and augmented C-reactive protein levels in men with essential hypertension
    Costas Tsioufis
    Department of Cardiology, Hippokration Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Am J Cardiol 96:946-51. 2005
    ..In conclusion, microalbuminuria is accompanied by decreased adiponectin and increased hs-CRP levels in the setting of essential hypertension, reflecting a rather diffuse atherosclerotic process...
  26. ncbi Electrothermal bipolar vessel sealing system is a safe and time-saving alternative to classic suture ligation in total thyroidectomy
    Andreas Manouras
    First Department of Propaedeutic Surgery, Hippocrateion Hospital, Athens Medical School, Q Sophia114, 11527, Athens, Greece
    Head Neck 27:959-62. 2005
    ..Total thyroidectomy is associated with minimal morbidity. The electrothermal bipolar vessel sealing system is an adjunct to the surgical technique, recently made available to thyroid surgery...
  27. ncbi Left ventricular diastolic dysfunction is accompanied by increased aortic stiffness in the early stages of essential hypertension: a TDI approach
    Costas Tsioufis
    Department of Cardiology, Hippokratio Hospital, 43 Agias Marinas Street, Melissia 15127, Athens, Greece
    J Hypertens 23:1745-50. 2005
    ..To investigate the inter-relationship between aortic stiffness and left ventricular (LV) diastolic function in subjects with newly diagnosed uncomplicated essential hypertension...
  28. ncbi Endoscope entrapment in the choledochal duct during endoscopic retrograde cholangiography for choledocholithiasis
    A Manouras
    First Department of Propaedeutic Surgery, Hippocrateion Hospital, Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Endoscopy 37:785. 2005
  29. ncbi Relation of left ventricular concentric remodeling to levels of C-reactive protein and serum amyloid A in patients with essential hypertension
    Costas Tsioufis
    Department of Cardiology, Hippokration Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Am J Cardiol 96:252-6. 2005
    ..005 for the 2 markers). In conclusion, alterations in LV geometry are associated with increased serum CRP and SAA levels in patients who are newly diagnosed with essential hypertension...
  30. ncbi Nondipping status does not attenuate the conjugated estrogen-induced improvement in aortic stiffness in postmenopausal women with untreated hypertension
    Costas Tsioufis
    Department of Cardiology, Hippokration Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Am J Hypertens 18:607-11. 2005
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  31. ncbi The controversial role of serum uric acid in essential hypertension: relationships with indices of target organ damage
    C Tsioufis
    Department of Cardiology, Athens University, Hippokration Hospital, Athens, Greece
    J Hum Hypertens 19:211-7. 2005
    ..Whether these inter-relationships may elucidate the clinical positioning of augmented SUA in this setting remains to be clarified in future studies...
  32. ncbi Diverse associations of microalbuminuria with C-reactive protein, interleukin-18 and soluble CD 40 ligand in male essential hypertensive subjects
    Costas Tsioufis
    Department of Cardiology, Hippokration Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Am J Hypertens 19:462-6. 2006
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  33. pmc Nonlinear dynamics of blood pressure variability after caffeine consumption
    Theodore G Papaioannou
    First Department of Cardiology, Hippocration Hospital, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece
    Clin Med Res 4:114-8. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of caffeine on indices expressing the complex and "chaotic" nonlinear characteristics of BP variability...
  34. pmc A footprint of brucella infection: enormous saccular aneurysm of the ascending aorta
    K Tsioufis
    Heart 92:1308. 2006
  35. ncbi A novel design of a noncylindric stent with beneficial effects on flow characteristics: an experimental and numerical flow study in an axisymmetric arterial model with sequential mild stenoses
    Theodore G Papaioannou
    Fluids Section, School of Mechanical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Artif Organs 31:627-38. 2007
    ..These effects of the new "stent" configuration could be important for the delay of restenosis processes and should be further investigated in vivo...
  36. ncbi Sutureless open low anterior resection with total mesorectal excision for rectal cancer with the use of the electrothermal bipolar vessel sealing system
    Andreas Manouras
    1st Department of Propedeutic Surgery, Hippocrateion Hospital, Athens Medical School, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Med Sci Monit 13:CR224-30. 2007
    ..An additional aim was to describe and standardize this operative technique...
  37. ncbi Low-grade inflammation and hypoadiponectinaemia have an additive detrimental effect on aortic stiffness in essential hypertensive patients
    Costas Tsioufis
    Department of Cardiology, Hippokration Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Eur Heart J 28:1162-9. 2007
    ..In this study, we investigated the combined effect of increased high-sensitivity C-reactive protein (hs-C-reactive protein) and hypoadiponectinaemia on aortic stiffness in essential hypertensive subjects...
  38. pmc Endoscopic management of a relapsing hepatic hydatid cyst with intrabiliary rupture: a case report and review of the literature
    Andreas Manouras
    First Department of Propaedeutic Surgery, Hippocrateion Hospital, Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Can J Gastroenterol 21:249-53. 2007
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  39. ncbi Intact germinal layer of liver hydatid cysts removed after administration of albendazole
    A Manouras
    Department of General Surgery, First Department of Propaedeutic Surgery, Hippocrateion Hospital, Athens Medical School, Q Sophia 114, 11527, Athens, Greece
    Neth J Med 65:112-6. 2007
    ..We report here our observations on the usefulness of preoperative chemotherapy in surgical outcome in terms of morbidity and recurrence...
  40. ncbi The emerging role of subclinical inflammation in hypertension-associated early renal dysfunction: focus on microalbuminuria
    Costas Tsioufis
    Cardiology Department, Hippokration Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Hellenic J Cardiol 47:361-5. 2006
  41. ncbi The incremental effect of obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome on arterial stiffness in newly diagnosed essential hypertensive subjects
    Costas Tsioufis
    Department of Cardiology, Hippokration Hospital, Athens, Greece
    J Hypertens 25:141-6. 2007
    ..We investigated whether essential hypertensive individuals with OSAS are characterized by increased arterial stiffness...
  42. ncbi Unusual site of recurrent musculoskeletal hydatid cyst: case report and brief review of the literature
    Panagiotis G Drimousis
    1st Department of Propeudeutic Surgery, Hippocrateion Hospital, Athens Medical School, 8 Ar Oikonomou Street, Patissia, Athens 14045, Greece
    World J Gastroenterol 12:5577-8. 2006
    ..Very few such cases have been reported worldwide. The presented case is also distinguished by the involvement of muscles of distant anatomic areas...
  43. ncbi Inter-relationships of microalbuminuria with the other surrogates of the atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease in hypertensive subjects
    Costas Tsioufis
    Department of Cardiology, Hippokration Hospital, 43 Agias Marinas Street, 15127 Melissia, Athens, Greece
    Am J Hypertens 17:470-6. 2004
    ..Whether management of hypertensive populations may be improved by UAER monitoring and whether the reduction of UAER can decrease cardiovascular morbidity and mortality remains to be determined in the future...