Georgios Adonakis

Summary

Affiliation: Dept. of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, University of Patras, Greece
Location: Patras, Greece
Summary:
Assist. Prof of Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Head of the Division of Reproductive Medicine
Dept of Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Faculty of Medicine
University of Patras
Greece

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Expression of the epidermal growth factor system in endometrial cancer
    G Adonakis
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Patras, Rion, Greece
    Eur J Gynaecol Oncol 29:450-4. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Increased plasma viscosity in young women with polycystic ovary syndrome using an oral contraceptive containing 35 μg ethinyl estradiol and 2 mg cyproterone acetate
    George Markantes
    Division of Reproductive Endocrinology, University of Patras Medical School, Patras, Greece
    Gynecol Endocrinol 27:971-7. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Fallopian tube malignant mixed müllerian tumor (carcinosarcoma): a case report with immunohistochemical profiling
    H P Kourea
    Department of Pathology, University of Patras, Medical School, Rion, Greece
    Eur J Gynaecol Oncol 29:538-42. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint A case of body stalk anomaly at 12 weeks of gestation
    G Adonakis
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Patras, Patras, Greece
    Clin Exp Obstet Gynecol 35:218-20. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Association of the 17-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase type 5 gene polymorphism (-71A/G HSD17B5 SNP) with hyperandrogenemia in polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)
    Dimitra J Marioli
    Division of Reproductive Endocrinology, University of Patras Medical School, University Hospital, Patras, Greece
    Fertil Steril 92:648-52. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Basal metabolic rate is decreased in women with polycystic ovary syndrome and biochemical hyperandrogenemia and is associated with insulin resistance
    Neoklis A Georgopoulos
    Division of Reproductive Endocrinology, University of Patras Medical School, University Hospital, Patras, Greece
    Fertil Steril 92:250-5. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Increased frequency of thyroid nodules and breast fibroadenomas in women with uterine fibroids
    Nikitas Spinos
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Patras Medical School, Rio, Patras, Greece
    Thyroid 17:1257-9. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Renal dysgenesis and KAL1 gene defects in patients with sporadic Kallmann syndrome
    Neoklis A Georgopoulos
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology, University of Patras Medical School, Patras, Greece
    Fertil Steril 88:1311-7. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint alpha 2 beta adrenoreceptor 301-303 deletion polymorphism in polycystic ovary syndrome
    Alexandros D Saltamavros
    Dept of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology, University of Patras Medical School, University Hospital, Patras, Greece
    Clin Auton Res 17:112-4. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Greek experience in the use of Thermachoice for treating heavy menstrual bleeding: prospective study
    Minas Paschopoulos
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical School and University Hospital, University of Ioannina, Ioannina 45110, Greece
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1092:460-5. 2006

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Publications46

  1. ncbi request reprint Expression of the epidermal growth factor system in endometrial cancer
    G Adonakis
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Patras, Rion, Greece
    Eur J Gynaecol Oncol 29:450-4. 2008
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Increased plasma viscosity in young women with polycystic ovary syndrome using an oral contraceptive containing 35 μg ethinyl estradiol and 2 mg cyproterone acetate
    George Markantes
    Division of Reproductive Endocrinology, University of Patras Medical School, Patras, Greece
    Gynecol Endocrinol 27:971-7. 2011
    ..To investigate the influence of 6 months of treatment with an oral contraceptive (OC) containing 35 μ g ethinyl estradiol and 2 mg cyproterone acetate on plasma viscosity (PV) in young women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)...
  3. ncbi request reprint Fallopian tube malignant mixed müllerian tumor (carcinosarcoma): a case report with immunohistochemical profiling
    H P Kourea
    Department of Pathology, University of Patras, Medical School, Rion, Greece
    Eur J Gynaecol Oncol 29:538-42. 2008
    ..Loss of nuclear WT1 expression in the mesenchymal component may be involved in MMMT tumorigenesis...
  4. ncbi request reprint A case of body stalk anomaly at 12 weeks of gestation
    G Adonakis
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Patras, Patras, Greece
    Clin Exp Obstet Gynecol 35:218-20. 2008
    ..The first trimester scan can estimate the risk for chromosomal abnormalities and may also reveal major congenital abnormalities...
  5. doi request reprint Association of the 17-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase type 5 gene polymorphism (-71A/G HSD17B5 SNP) with hyperandrogenemia in polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)
    Dimitra J Marioli
    Division of Reproductive Endocrinology, University of Patras Medical School, University Hospital, Patras, Greece
    Fertil Steril 92:648-52. 2009
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Basal metabolic rate is decreased in women with polycystic ovary syndrome and biochemical hyperandrogenemia and is associated with insulin resistance
    Neoklis A Georgopoulos
    Division of Reproductive Endocrinology, University of Patras Medical School, University Hospital, Patras, Greece
    Fertil Steril 92:250-5. 2009
    ..To evaluate basal metabolic rate (BMR) in women with PCOS and to determine its association with insulin resistance (IR)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Increased frequency of thyroid nodules and breast fibroadenomas in women with uterine fibroids
    Nikitas Spinos
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Patras Medical School, Rio, Patras, Greece
    Thyroid 17:1257-9. 2007
    ..Therefore, women with uterine fibroids have an increased incidence of thyroid nodules (t = 4.68, p = 0.030) and of fibroadenomas of the breast (t = 11.74, p = 0.001)...
  8. ncbi request reprint Renal dysgenesis and KAL1 gene defects in patients with sporadic Kallmann syndrome
    Neoklis A Georgopoulos
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology, University of Patras Medical School, Patras, Greece
    Fertil Steril 88:1311-7. 2007
    ..To correlate the presence of renal agenesis/dysgenesis to the prevalence of KAL1 gene defects in patients with sporadic Kallmann syndrome (KS)...
  9. ncbi request reprint alpha 2 beta adrenoreceptor 301-303 deletion polymorphism in polycystic ovary syndrome
    Alexandros D Saltamavros
    Dept of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology, University of Patras Medical School, University Hospital, Patras, Greece
    Clin Auton Res 17:112-4. 2007
    ..alpha(2beta) adrenoreceptor 301-303 deletion polymorphism does not influence basal metabolic rate, insulin resistance or weight gain in Greek women with polycystic ovary syndrome...
  10. ncbi request reprint Greek experience in the use of Thermachoice for treating heavy menstrual bleeding: prospective study
    Minas Paschopoulos
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical School and University Hospital, University of Ioannina, Ioannina 45110, Greece
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1092:460-5. 2006
    ..It seems that the overall effectiveness rate (96%) is satisfactory and it is similar to the overall effectiveness rate reported in other relevant studies upon the Thermachoice device...
  11. ncbi request reprint Synchronous primary cancers in a woman with scleroderma: a case report
    G Androutsopoulos
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Patras, Faculty of Medicine, Rion, Greece
    Eur J Gynaecol Oncol 29:548-50. 2008
    ..Scleroderma is a chronic, multisystem, autoimmune disease. Previous studies have shown an increased risk of malignancy in scleroderma; the most common cancers were lung cancer and breast cancer...
  12. doi request reprint A case of umbilical cord hemangioma: Doppler studies and review of the literature
    Vassilis G Papadopoulos
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Patras University Hospital, Greece
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 144:8-14. 2009
    ..The placental end of the cord was the preferred site of location, and the umbilical artery the commonest vessel of origin. Association with cutaneous vascular malformations, and single umbilical artery were assessed...
  13. doi request reprint Association of the Pro12Ala polymorphism in peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma2 with decreased basic metabolic rate in women with polycystic ovary syndrome
    Vasiliki Koika
    Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Patras Medical School, University Hospital, 26500 Patras, Greece
    Eur J Endocrinol 161:317-22. 2009
    ..The aim of the present study is to determine the prevalence of the Pro12Ala polymorphism of the PPARgamma2 gene and its associations with indices of IR and BMR in lean and slightly overweight PCOS women...
  14. ncbi request reprint The importance of venous Doppler velocimetry for evaluation of intrauterine growth restriction
    Apostolos Kaponis
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Patra University School of Medicine, Patra, Greece
    J Ultrasound Med 30:529-45. 2011
    ..Correlations of abnormal waveforms with the presence of acidemia and perinatal outcomes are emphasized. Limitations of venous Doppler velocimetry for optimizing the time for delivery and the perinatal outcome are also presented...
  15. ncbi request reprint Vaginal primary malignant melanoma: report of four cases and review of the literature
    E Terzakis
    2nd Department of Gynaecology, St Savvas Anticancer Oncologic Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Gynaecol Oncol 32:122-4. 2011
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Fallopian tube primary cancer: report of five cases and review of the literature
    E Terzakis
    Department of Gynaecology, St Savvas Anticancer Oncologic Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Gynaecol Oncol 32:95-8. 2011
    ..A review of the current literature is also presented...
  17. ncbi request reprint Apoptosis and endometriosis
    Fuminori Taniguchi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tottori University Faculty of Medicine, Yonago, Japan
    Front Biosci (Elite Ed) 3:648-62. 2011
    ..The role of apoptosis in the treatment of endometriosis is also reviewed...
  18. doi request reprint Percutaneous minimally invasive management of iatrogenic ureteral injuries
    Dimitrios Koukouras
    Department of Surgery, University of Patras, Patras, Greece
    J Endourol 24:1921-7. 2010
    ..To present experience with the percutaneous management of iatrogenic ureteral injuries...
  19. ncbi request reprint Mid-trimester maternal serum markers in predicting adverse pregnancy outcome
    G Androutsopoulos
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Patras, Medical School, Rion, Greece
    Clin Exp Obstet Gynecol 36:237-40. 2009
    ..In a prospective study, we investigated the association between mid-trimester maternal serum AFP (ms-AFP), maternal serum hCG (ms-hCG) levels and adverse pregnancy outcome in a South-Western Greek population...
  20. doi request reprint No association of the G972S polymorphism of the insulin receptor substrate-1 gene with polycystic ovary syndrome in lean PCOS women with biochemical hyperandrogenemia
    Dimitra J Marioli
    Division of Reproductive Endocrinology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Patras Medical School, 26500, Patras, Greece
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 281:1045-9. 2010
    ....
  21. doi request reprint Obesity and insulin resistance increase plasma viscosity in young women with polycystic ovary syndrome
    Vasiliki Vervita
    Division of Reproductive Endocrinology, University of Patras Medical School, Patras 26500, Greece
    Gynecol Endocrinol 25:640-6. 2009
    ..To investigate the plasma viscosity in young women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)...
  22. doi request reprint Feto-maternal risks associated with pregnancy achieved through oocyte donation in a woman with Turner syndrome
    Neoklis A Georgopoulos
    Division of Reproductive Endocrinology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Patras Medical School, University Hospital, Rion, 26500 Patras, Greece
    Gynecol Endocrinol 25:383-6. 2009
    ..The examinations should be at monthly or even shorter intervals to find early signs of growth restriction and act accordingly...
  23. ncbi request reprint Vaginal cancer in a patient treated for cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN 3): case report
    G Androutsopoulos
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Patras University Hospital, Rion, Greece
    Eur J Gynaecol Oncol 27:638-9. 2006
    ..In women who have undergone total hysterectomy for cervical intraepithelial neoplasia or cervical cancer, postoperative cytologic and colposcopic follow-up of the vagina is necessary...
  24. ncbi request reprint Long-term follow-up of combined pituitary hormone deficiency in two siblings with a Prophet of Pit-1 gene mutation
    Neoklis A Georgopoulos
    Division of Reproductive Endocrinology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Patras Medical School, Patras, Greece
    Gynecol Endocrinol 22:704-9. 2006
    ..In conclusion, these two siblings of different sexes with CPHD carrying the 301-302delAG mutation in the Prop1 gene presented a variable phenotype characterized by GH, TSH, LH and FSH deficiency...
  25. ncbi request reprint Maternal age as an independent risk factor for cesarean delivery
    G Lialios
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Hospital of Ioannina, Greece
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 67:187-8. 1999
  26. ncbi request reprint Fragile X premutations and (TA)n estrogen receptor polymorphism in women with ovarian dysfunction
    M Syrrou
    Laboratory of General Biology, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Greece
    Am J Med Genet 84:306-8. 1999
    ..Our preliminary data suggest a potential role of the estrogen receptor in POF, and it may influence the variable age of menopause of the FRAXA premutation carriers...
  27. ncbi request reprint A randomized study of local or general anesthesia for laser conization of the cervix
    K Stefanidis
    Ioannina University Hospital, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Greece
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 261:75-8. 1998
    ..We concluded that laser conization of the cervix can be performed more cheaply with local anesthesia than with general anesthesia and with little discomfort, less nausea, and vomitting...
  28. ncbi request reprint Luteinizing hormone increases estradiol secretion but has no effect on progesterone concentrations in the late follicular phase of in vitro fertilization cycles in women treated with gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist and follicle-stimulating hormone
    G Adonakis
    University Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Royal Infirmary, Glasgow, United Kingdom
    Fertil Steril 69:450-3. 1998
    ..To determine whether the late follicular phase increase in circulating P concentrations during controlled ovarian stimulation with GnRH-a and FSH can be influenced by addition of LH to the stimulating gonadotropin during the final 2 days...
  29. ncbi request reprint The role of the number of replaced embryos on intracytoplasmic sperm injection outcome in women over the age of 40
    G Adonakis
    Centre for Reproductive Medicine, University Hospital, Dutch speaking Free University of Brussels, Belgium
    Hum Reprod 12:2542-5. 1997
    ..The pregnancy rate and the clinical pregnancy rate after ICSI in women > or = 40 years of age are related to the number of embryos replaced...
  30. ncbi request reprint A combined approach for the early detection of ovarian cancer in asymptomatic women
    G L Adonakis
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University Hospital of Ioannina, Greece
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 65:221-5. 1996
    ..70% and P.P.V. 22%. According to these data, the procedure could be a potential component of a strategy aimed to the early detection of ovarian cancer, regardless of the financial cost...
  31. ncbi request reprint Incomplete excision of CIN in conization: further excision or conservative management?
    E Paraskevaidis
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Ioannina, Greece
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 53:45-7. 1994
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Successful conservative treatment of catamenial pneumothorax with GnRH agonist
    D Lolis
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Ioannina, Greece
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 256:163-6. 1995
    ..The patient received a long-acting GnRH agonist (Triptorelin-Arvekap-Ipsen) 3.75 mg/month I.M. for nine months and remains asymptomatic with regular periods 12 months after discontinuing the treatment...
  33. ncbi request reprint [Fertility and pregnancy after conization]
    A Kalitsaris
    Ospedale Accademico San Bonifatius EMS, Lingen, Germania Federale
    Ann Ostet Ginecol Med Perinat 112:257-61. 1991
    ..4%. It is concluded that there is not high danger of premature birth after conization and therefore performance of the operation does not seem to necessitate preventive cerclage...
  34. ncbi request reprint Pre-decondensed sperm head injections into female pronuclei result in chromosomal mingling, zygotic cleavage, and adequate embryonic and fetal development up to delivery of healthy offspring: a novel method of assisted syngamy
    N Sofikitis
    Department of Urology, Reproductive Physiology and IVF Center, Tottori University School of Medicine, 36 1 Nishimachi, Yonago 683 8503, Japan
    Andrologia 36:291-304. 2004
    ..Successful performance of human IPSHI techniques might serve as a novel method to manage cases of intracytoplasmic sperm injection failure due to lack of development of male pronucleus or due to failure in pronuclei fusion...
  35. ncbi request reprint Late or emergency (salvage) cerclage of a dilated cervix after tissue support with Pelvicol implant: a case
    Vassilios S Tsapanos
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical School, University of Patras, Patras University Hospital, Rio 26 500, Greece
    J Biomed Mater Res B Appl Biomater 72:368-72. 2005
    ..It also reinforces and strengthens the tissue thickness and resistance, rendering more accurate and safe the otherwise delicate and risky late cerclage. The technique gives hopes that it can help in pregnancy prolongation...
  36. ncbi request reprint Managing anemia in gynecologic surgery with postoperative administration of recombinant human epoetins
    G S Kourounis
    Obstetrics and Gynaecology Department, Patras University, Greece
    Clin Exp Obstet Gynecol 32:68-70. 2005
    ..To investigate whether postoperative administration of erythropoietin can safely augment in the rapid restoration of hemoglobin (Hgb) values following major gynecologic surgery...
  37. ncbi request reprint Expression of the epidermal growth factor system in endometrial cancer after adjuvant tamoxifen treatment for breast cancer
    G Androutsopoulos
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Patras, Medical School, Rion, Greece
    Eur J Gynaecol Oncol 27:490-4. 2006
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Synchronous primary endometrial and ovarian cancers: a case report
    G Decavalas
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Patras, Medical School, Rion, Greece
    Eur J Gynaecol Oncol 27:434-6. 2006
    ..The histopathology revealed synchronous primary cancers of the endometrium and right ovary. She underwent postoperative chemotherapy. Thirty-nine months after surgery, she remains well without evidence of recurrence...
  39. ncbi request reprint Sarcoidosis of the vulva: a case report
    Georgios Decavalas
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Patras University Hospital, Rion 26500, Greece
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 275:203-5. 2007
    ..The patient underwent a wide local excision of the painful lesion. The histology revealed sarcoidosis of the vulva. She remains well without evidence of relapse 12 months after operation...
  40. ncbi request reprint Estrogen receptor polymorphisms in tamoxifen-treated women with breast cancer
    Neoklis A Georgopoulos
    Division of Reproductive Endocrinology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Patras Medical School, Greece
    Gynecol Endocrinol 22:185-9. 2006
    ..10). None of the ER polymorphisms studied was linked to either the presence of endometrial pathology or the stage of breast cancer...
  41. ncbi request reprint Polycystic ovarian syndrome, insulin resistance and thickness of the endometrium
    G Iatrakis
    Technological Educational Institution of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 127:218-21. 2006
    ..It is known that PCOS is related to a high risk of endometrial hyperplasia after many years of estrogen stimulation from anovulation...
  42. ncbi request reprint Primary malignant melanoma of the vagina: a case report
    G Androutsopoulos
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Patras University Hospital, Rion, Greece
    Eur J Gynaecol Oncol 26:661-2. 2005
    ..She died 25 months later because of cerebral metastases. In conclusion, the prognosis of vaginal melanoma is very poor, despite the treatment modality, because most cases are diagnosed at a late stage...
  43. ncbi request reprint Leiomyosarcoma of the vulva: a case report
    G Androutsopoulos
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Patras University Hospital, Rion, Greece
    Eur J Gynaecol Oncol 26:577-8. 2005
    ..On vaginal examination there was a 8 x 9 cm raised, ulcerated and irregular mass of the right labia majora. Despite surgery, the patient died six months later because of multiple metastases...
  44. ncbi request reprint Successful pregnancy outcome in a patient with primary Addison's disease
    Georgios Adonakis
    Division of Reproductive Endocrinology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Patras Medical School, Patras University, Rion, Patras 26504, Greece
    Gynecol Endocrinol 21:90-2. 2005
    ..Besides fetal surveillance, great attention was given to steroid replacement therapy in order to avoid complications. Vaginal labor resulted in the birth of a healthy neonate that performed well...
  45. ncbi request reprint A prospective randomized study comparing gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonists or gonadotropin-releasing hormone antagonists in couples with unexplained infertility and/or mild oligozoospermia
    Konstantinos Zikopoulos
    Centre for Reproductive Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ioannina University School of Medicine, Ioannina, Greece
    Fertil Steril 83:1354-62. 2005
    ..To compare the efficacy of GnRH antagonist vs. GnRH agonist administration for controlled ovarian hyperstimulation (COH) in assisted reproduction...