Konstantinos Spargias

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Country: Greece

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Ascorbic acid prevents contrast-mediated nephropathy in patients with renal dysfunction undergoing coronary angiography or intervention
    Konstantinos Spargias
    Department of Cardiology, Onassis Cardiac Surgery Centre, 356 Syngrou Ave, 176 74, Athens, Greece
    Circulation 110:2837-42. 2004
  2. doi request reprint Iloprost prevents contrast-induced nephropathy in patients with renal dysfunction undergoing coronary angiography or intervention
    Konstantinos Spargias
    Department of Cardiology, Onassis Cardiac Surgery Centre, Athens, Greece
    Circulation 120:1793-9. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Effect of balloon valvuloplasty in patients with severe aortic stenosis on levels of N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide
    Konstantinos Spargias
    Department of Cardiology, Onassis Cardiac Surgery Centre, Athens, Greece
    Am J Cardiol 104:846-9. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Drug delivery at the aortic valve tissues of healthy domestic pigs with a Paclitaxel-eluting valvuloplasty balloon
    Konstantinos Spargias
    Onassis Cardiac Surgery Centre, Athens, Greece
    J Interv Cardiol 22:291-8. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Transcatheter aortic valve implantation: first Greek experience
    Konstantinos Spargias
    Department of Cardiology A, Onassis Cardiac Surgery Centre, Athens, Greece
    Hellenic J Cardiol 49:397-407. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Iloprost for prevention of contrast-mediated nephropathy in high-risk patients undergoing a coronary procedure. Results of a randomized pilot study
    K Spargias
    Onassis Heart Centre, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Clin Pharmacol 62:589-95. 2006
  7. doi request reprint The predictive value and evolution of N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide levels following transcutaneous aortic valve implantation
    Konstantinos Spargias
    Hygeia Hospital, 9 Red Cross Street, Athens, Greece
    J Interv Cardiol 24:462-9. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Contrast-induced acute kidney injury in patients with renal dysfunction undergoing a coronary procedure and receiving non-ionic low-osmolar versus iso-osmolar contrast media
    Elias Alexopoulos
    Department of Cardiology, Onassis Cardiac Surgery Centre, Athens, Greece
    Am J Med Sci 339:25-30. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint The ATHENS TAVR Registry of Newer Generation Transfemoral Aortic Valves: 30-Day Outcomes
    Konstantinos Spargias
    THV Department, Hygeia Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Hellenic J Cardiol 54:152. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint The Athens TAVR Registry of newer generation transfemoral aortic valves: 30-day outcomes
    Konstantinos Spargias
    THV Department, Hygeia Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Hellenic J Cardiol 54:18-24. 2013

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Publications19

  1. ncbi request reprint Ascorbic acid prevents contrast-mediated nephropathy in patients with renal dysfunction undergoing coronary angiography or intervention
    Konstantinos Spargias
    Department of Cardiology, Onassis Cardiac Surgery Centre, 356 Syngrou Ave, 176 74, Athens, Greece
    Circulation 110:2837-42. 2004
    ..Conflicting evidence suggests that administration of the antioxidant acetylcysteine prevents this renal impairment. The action of other antioxidant agents has not been investigated...
  2. doi request reprint Iloprost prevents contrast-induced nephropathy in patients with renal dysfunction undergoing coronary angiography or intervention
    Konstantinos Spargias
    Department of Cardiology, Onassis Cardiac Surgery Centre, Athens, Greece
    Circulation 120:1793-9. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the efficacy of the prostacyclin analog iloprost in preventing contrast-induced nephropathy in patients with renal dysfunction undergoing a coronary procedure...
  3. doi request reprint Effect of balloon valvuloplasty in patients with severe aortic stenosis on levels of N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide
    Konstantinos Spargias
    Department of Cardiology, Onassis Cardiac Surgery Centre, Athens, Greece
    Am J Cardiol 104:846-9. 2009
    ..54, p = 0.012, respectively; invasively: c = 0.54, p = 0.025, and c = 0.39, p = 0.019). In conclusion, NT-pro-BNP levels decrease early after aortic balloon valvuloplasty in patients with severe aortic stenosis at high surgical risk...
  4. doi request reprint Drug delivery at the aortic valve tissues of healthy domestic pigs with a Paclitaxel-eluting valvuloplasty balloon
    Konstantinos Spargias
    Onassis Cardiac Surgery Centre, Athens, Greece
    J Interv Cardiol 22:291-8. 2009
    ..We investigated the feasibility of local drug delivery at the aortic valve tissues of healthy pigs with a paclitaxel-eluting balloon...
  5. ncbi request reprint Transcatheter aortic valve implantation: first Greek experience
    Konstantinos Spargias
    Department of Cardiology A, Onassis Cardiac Surgery Centre, Athens, Greece
    Hellenic J Cardiol 49:397-407. 2008
    ..We present the first Greek series of transcatheter prosthetic aortic valve implantation procedures, performed in our centre...
  6. ncbi request reprint Iloprost for prevention of contrast-mediated nephropathy in high-risk patients undergoing a coronary procedure. Results of a randomized pilot study
    K Spargias
    Onassis Heart Centre, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Clin Pharmacol 62:589-95. 2006
    ..The aim of this pilot study was to examine the safety and efficacy of two doses of the prostacyclin analogue iloprost in preventing CMN in high-risk patients undergoing a coronary procedure...
  7. doi request reprint The predictive value and evolution of N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide levels following transcutaneous aortic valve implantation
    Konstantinos Spargias
    Hygeia Hospital, 9 Red Cross Street, Athens, Greece
    J Interv Cardiol 24:462-9. 2011
    ..We sought to define the predictive value and evolution of N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP) levels following transcutaneous aortic valve implantation (TAVI)...
  8. doi request reprint Contrast-induced acute kidney injury in patients with renal dysfunction undergoing a coronary procedure and receiving non-ionic low-osmolar versus iso-osmolar contrast media
    Elias Alexopoulos
    Department of Cardiology, Onassis Cardiac Surgery Centre, Athens, Greece
    Am J Med Sci 339:25-30. 2010
    ..We examined the incidence of CI-AKI according to the type of contrast agent used in a randomized study of ascorbic acid for CI-AKI prevention...
  9. ncbi request reprint The ATHENS TAVR Registry of Newer Generation Transfemoral Aortic Valves: 30-Day Outcomes
    Konstantinos Spargias
    THV Department, Hygeia Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Hellenic J Cardiol 54:152. 2013
    ..ERRATUM IN Hellenic J Cardiol. 2013; 54: 18-24. At the request of the authors, the name of the eighth author of this Original Research article has been changed from Konstantinos Stahogianis to Konstantinos Stathogiannis...
  10. ncbi request reprint The Athens TAVR Registry of newer generation transfemoral aortic valves: 30-day outcomes
    Konstantinos Spargias
    THV Department, Hygeia Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Hellenic J Cardiol 54:18-24. 2013
    ..We sought to investigate the outcomes of transfemoral procedures with the newer generation valves in four TAVR centres in Athens, Greece...
  11. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous coronary intervention for chronic total occlusions: the role of side-branch obstruction
    Ioannis Paizis
    Onassis Cardiac Surgery Centre, 1st Cardiology Department, Athens, Greece
    EuroIntervention 4:600-6. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to review all percutaneous coronary interventions (PCI) performed in our department for chronic total occlusions (CTO) over the last three years, and analyse the success rate and complications...
  12. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous mitral valve repair using the edge-to-edge technique: first Greek experience
    Konstantinos Spargias
    Department of Transcutaneous Heart Valves, Hygeia Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Hellenic J Cardiol 53:343-51. 2012
    ..We present the first Greek series of MV repair using the MitraClip...
  13. ncbi request reprint Early prosthetic valve endocarditis complicating repeated attempts at CoreValve implantation
    Michael P Chrissoheris
    4 Erithrou Stavrou Street and Kifissias Avenue, Marousi, Athens, Greece
    J Invasive Cardiol 23:E291-2. 2011
    ..Infection complications have only rarely been reported. We report a case of probable endocarditis caused by coagulase-negative Staphylococcus following repeated attempts at implantation of a CoreValve bioprosthesis...
  14. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary arterial hypertension: many years' experience and modern approach to a malignant disease in a pulmonary hypertension centre
    Panagiotis Karyofillis
    1st Department of Cardiology, Onassis Cardiac Surgery Centre, Athens, Greece
    Hellenic J Cardiol 50:484-92. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to record the results from a modern diagnostic and therapeutic approach to patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension...
  15. ncbi request reprint Combined transapical aortic valve implantation with coronary artery bypass grafting in a young patient with porcelain aorta
    Theofilos N Kolettis
    First Division of Cardiac Surgery and Transplantation Services, Onassis Cardiac Surgery Centre, Athens, Greece
    Hellenic J Cardiol 50:79-82. 2009
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  16. ncbi request reprint Angioplasty, stenting and thrombectomy to correct left main coronary stem obstruction by a bioprosthetic aortic valve
    Sofia Thomopoulou
    Department of Cardiology, Onassis Cardiac Surgery Center, Athens, Greece
    J Invasive Cardiol 20:E124-5. 2008
    ..We report a unique case of early occurrence of thrombotic obstruction of the left main stem following aortic valve replacement and its interventional management...
  17. ncbi request reprint Transthoracic Doppler echocardiography assessment of left anterior descending artery flow in patients with previous anterior myocardial infarction
    George Karatasakis
    Department of Cardiology, Onassis Cardiac Surgery Center, 356 Syngrou Avenue, 17674, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Echocardiogr 9:363-7. 2008
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  18. ncbi request reprint A 6-month follow-up of intermittent levosimendan administration effect on systolic function, specific activity questionnaire, and arrhythmia in advanced heart failure
    Sophie Mavrogeni
    Onassis Cardiac Surgery Center, Athens, Greece
    J Card Fail 13:556-9. 2007
    ..We administrated LS on a monthly intermittent 24-hour protocol and evaluated the clinical effect after 6 months in a randomized, open, prospective study...
  19. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous coronary intervention in anomalous right coronary arteries arising from the left sinus of Valsalva: a report of two cases and observations on the pattern of atherosclerosis
    Konstantinos Spargias
    J Invasive Cardiol 18:E78-81. 2006