Periklis A Davlouros

Summary

Affiliation: University of Athens
Country: Greece

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Morphological characteristics of culprit atheromatic plaque are associated with coronary flow after thrombolytic therapy: new implications of optical coherence tomography from a multicenter study
    Konstantinos Toutouzas
    First Department of Cardiology, Athens Medical School, Hippokration Hospital, Athens, Greece
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 3:507-14. 2010
  2. doi request reprint An optical coherence tomography study of two new generation stents with biodegradable polymer carrier, eluting paclitaxel vs. biolimus-A9
    Periklis A Davlouros
    Department of Cardiology, Patras University Hospital, Rion, Greece
    Int J Cardiol 157:341-6. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Flat panel digital detector cinefluoroscopy late following SES or BMS implantation for detection of coronary stent fracture in asymptomatic patients
    Periklis A Davlouros
    Cardiology Department, Patras University Hospital, Patras, Greece
    Int J Cardiol 156:277-82. 2012
  4. pmc The right ventricle in congenital heart disease
    P A Davlouros
    Adult Congenital Heart Centre and Centre for Pulmonary Hypertension, Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Trust, National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College, London, UK
    Heart 92:i27-38. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint The future of cardiovascular magnetic resonance in Greece: expectations and reality
    Periklis A Davlouros
    Cardiology Department, Patras University Hospital, Rion, Patras, Greece
    Hellenic J Cardiol 50:92-8. 2009
  6. pmc Saw-tooth cardiomyopathy
    Periklis A Davlouros
    Cardiology Department, Patras University Hospital, Rion, Greece
    J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 11:54. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Neointimal coverage and stent strut apposition six months after implantation of a paclitaxel eluting stent in acute coronary syndromes: an optical coherence tomography study
    Periklis A Davlouros
    Department of Cardiology, Patras University Hospital, Rion 26504, Greece
    Int J Cardiol 151:155-9. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Timing of clopidogrel loading before percutaneous coronary intervention in clopidogrel-naive patients with stable or unstable angina: a comparison of two strategies
    Periklis A Davlouros
    Cardiology Department, Patras University Hospital, Rion, Greece
    Am Heart J 158:585-91. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Fever with multiple organ failure: not always sepsis
    P A Davlouros
    Department of Cardiology, Cardiology and Intensive Care Unit, Patras University Hospital, Patras, Achaia, Greece
    Anaesth Intensive Care 38:1090-3. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Evaluation of culprit saphenous vein graft lesions with optical coherence tomography in patients with acute coronary syndromes
    Periklis Davlouros
    Department of Cardiology, Patras University Hospital, Patras, Greece
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 4:683-93. 2011

Detail Information

Publications54

  1. doi request reprint Morphological characteristics of culprit atheromatic plaque are associated with coronary flow after thrombolytic therapy: new implications of optical coherence tomography from a multicenter study
    Konstantinos Toutouzas
    First Department of Cardiology, Athens Medical School, Hippokration Hospital, Athens, Greece
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 3:507-14. 2010
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  2. doi request reprint An optical coherence tomography study of two new generation stents with biodegradable polymer carrier, eluting paclitaxel vs. biolimus-A9
    Periklis A Davlouros
    Department of Cardiology, Patras University Hospital, Rion, Greece
    Int J Cardiol 157:341-6. 2012
    ..Tissue coverage and strut apposition of drug eluting stents (DES), which can be assessed with optical coherence tomography (OCT), may be associated with late stent thrombosis (LST)...
  3. doi request reprint Flat panel digital detector cinefluoroscopy late following SES or BMS implantation for detection of coronary stent fracture in asymptomatic patients
    Periklis A Davlouros
    Cardiology Department, Patras University Hospital, Patras, Greece
    Int J Cardiol 156:277-82. 2012
    ..Coronary stent fracture (SF), is rare and confined mainly in patients treated with sirolimus eluting stents (SES). The role of flat panel digital detector (FPDD) fluoroscopy in detecting SF has not been investigated...
  4. pmc The right ventricle in congenital heart disease
    P A Davlouros
    Adult Congenital Heart Centre and Centre for Pulmonary Hypertension, Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Trust, National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College, London, UK
    Heart 92:i27-38. 2006
    ..This review discusses the implications of volume and pressure loading of the RV in the context of congenital heart disease and describes the most relevant imaging modalities for monitoring RV function...
  5. ncbi request reprint The future of cardiovascular magnetic resonance in Greece: expectations and reality
    Periklis A Davlouros
    Cardiology Department, Patras University Hospital, Rion, Patras, Greece
    Hellenic J Cardiol 50:92-8. 2009
    ..However, cardiologists seem to be reluctant to use CMR in their everyday clinical practice...
  6. pmc Saw-tooth cardiomyopathy
    Periklis A Davlouros
    Cardiology Department, Patras University Hospital, Rion, Greece
    J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 11:54. 2009
    ..We have termed this condition saw-tooth cardiomyopathy because of the very characteristic appearance...
  7. doi request reprint Neointimal coverage and stent strut apposition six months after implantation of a paclitaxel eluting stent in acute coronary syndromes: an optical coherence tomography study
    Periklis A Davlouros
    Department of Cardiology, Patras University Hospital, Rion 26504, Greece
    Int J Cardiol 151:155-9. 2011
    ..Prospective optical coherence tomography (OCT) study of strut apposition and neointimal hyperplasia thickness (NIH) of a paclitaxel eluting stent (PES), (Infinium, Sahajanand Medical Technologies Pvt Ltd.)...
  8. doi request reprint Timing of clopidogrel loading before percutaneous coronary intervention in clopidogrel-naive patients with stable or unstable angina: a comparison of two strategies
    Periklis A Davlouros
    Cardiology Department, Patras University Hospital, Rion, Greece
    Am Heart J 158:585-91. 2009
    ..Clopidogrel loading with 600 mg at least 2 hours before the procedure is advised for such patients. However, there is no direct evidence that delaying PCI for 2 hours after clopidogrel loading is superior to ad hoc PCI...
  9. ncbi request reprint Fever with multiple organ failure: not always sepsis
    P A Davlouros
    Department of Cardiology, Cardiology and Intensive Care Unit, Patras University Hospital, Patras, Achaia, Greece
    Anaesth Intensive Care 38:1090-3. 2010
    ..Despite specific medical treatment for the presumed adrenal emergency and multiple organ failure, the patient succumbed. Postmortem examination verified the diagnosis of phaeochromocytoma...
  10. doi request reprint Evaluation of culprit saphenous vein graft lesions with optical coherence tomography in patients with acute coronary syndromes
    Periklis Davlouros
    Department of Cardiology, Patras University Hospital, Patras, Greece
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 4:683-93. 2011
    ..This study sought to assess, with optical coherence tomography (OCT), presumably culprit atherosclerotic lesions of saphenous vein grafts (SVGs) in patients with acute coronary syndromes (ACS)...
  11. doi request reprint Diagnostic role of plasma BNP levels in neonates with signs of congenital heart disease
    Periklis A Davlouros
    Department of Cardiology, Patras University Hospital, Greece
    Int J Cardiol 147:42-6. 2011
    ..We aimed to investigate the diagnostic role of plasma BNP in neonates admitted in the neonatal intensive care unit, (NICU), with signs of congenital heart disease (CHD)...
  12. doi request reprint Ivabradine for patients with stable coronary artery disease and left-ventricular systolic dysfunction (BEAUTIFUL): a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
    Kim Fox
    Royal Brompton Hospital, London, UK
    Lancet 372:807-16. 2008
    ..We aimed to test whether lowering the heart rate with ivabradine reduces cardiovascular death and morbidity in patients with coronary artery disease and left-ventricular systolic dysfunction...
  13. ncbi request reprint Mechano-electrical interaction late after Fontan operation: relation between P-wave duration and dispersion, right atrial size, and atrial arrhythmias
    Tom Wong
    Adult Congenital Heart Programme, Department of Cardiology, Royal Brompton Hospital, Sydney Street, London, W3 6NP, UK
    Circulation 109:2319-25. 2004
    ..We hypothesized that the structural characteristics and electrical behavior of atria may differ in these patients compared with those without arrhythmias...
  14. ncbi request reprint Doppler-echocardiographic assessment of pulmonary regurgitation in adults with repaired tetralogy of Fallot: comparison with cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging
    Wei Li
    Adult Congenital Heart Programme, Department of Cardiology, Royal Brompton Hospital and the National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College School of Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    Am Heart J 147:165-72. 2004
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  15. ncbi request reprint Mechanisms of non-fatal stent-related myocardial infarction late following coronary stenting with drug-eluting stents and bare metal stents. Insights from optical coherence tomography
    Periklis A Davlouros
    Patras University Hospital, Patras, Greece
    Circ J 75:2789-97. 2011
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  16. ncbi request reprint Effects of two nebulization regimens on heart rate variability during acute asthma exacerbations in children
    Michael B Anthracopoulos
    Department of Pediatrics, Respiratory Unit, University of Patras, Rio, Patras, Greece
    J Asthma 42:273-9. 2005
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  17. ncbi request reprint Release of endothelin-1 from human endocardium after radiofrequency catheter ablation and coronary angioplasty: comparative results
    Periklis A Davlouros
    Department of Cardiology, Patras University Hospital, Rio, Patras, Greece
    Int J Cardiol 102:187-93. 2005
    ..ET-1 has been found in human endocardial and myocardial cells. It is not known whether ET-1 increases after thermal injury induced by radiofrequency catheter ablation (RFA)...
  18. ncbi request reprint Contribution of the sST elevation/T-wave normalization in Q-wave leads during routine, pre-discharge treadmill exercise test to patient management and risk stratification after acute myocardial infarction: a 2.5-year follow-up study
    George Hahalis
    Department of Cardiology, Patras University Medical School, Rio, Patras, Greece
    J Am Coll Cardiol 40:62-70. 2002
    ..This study investigated whether ST-segment elevation and T-wave normalization (TWN) in Q-wave leads on pre-discharge exercise electrocardiogram (ECG) can contribute to patient management after a recent myocardial infarction (MI)...
  19. ncbi request reprint Neonatal cardiac dysfunction in intrauterine growth restriction
    Sotirios Fouzas
    1 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, University Hospital of Patras, University of Patras Medical School, Patras, Greece 2 Department of Pediatrics, University Hospital of Patras, University of Patras Medical School, Patras, Greece
    Pediatr Res 75:651-7. 2014
    ..This study aimed to evaluate the effect of IUGR on neonatal myocardial function and cardiovascular adaptation to extrauterine life...
  20. pmc Thrombus extraction catheters vs. angiojet rheolytic thrombectomy in thrombotic lesions/SV grafts
    Dimitrios Alexopoulos
    Cardiology Department, Patras University Hospital, Rion 26504, Greece
    Curr Cardiol Rev 8:202-8. 2012
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  21. doi request reprint Late asymptomatic sirolimus-eluting stent fracture in a female with systemic lupus erythematosus
    Anastasia Damelou
    Department of Cardiology, Patras University Hospital, Rion, Patras, Greece
    Int J Cardiol 149:e72-4. 2011
    ..Different imaging modalities results are presented. OCT may offer superior imaging of SF compared to fluoroscopy and IVUS and might prove useful for the detailed assessment and tailored treatment of this rare complication...
  22. ncbi request reprint Elevated circulating levels of inflammatory cytokines and bacterial endotoxin in adults with congenital heart disease
    Rakesh Sharma
    Department of Clinical Cardiology, National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College School of Medicine, London, UK
    Am J Cardiol 92:188-93. 2003
    ..Congenital heart disease in adults may be amenable to novel anti-inflammatory therapies in selected patients...
  23. doi request reprint Clinical experience with ezetimibe/simvastatin in a Mediterranean population
    I Migdalis
    2nd Department of Internal Medicine, NIMTS General Hospital, Monis Petraki 10, 10675, Athens, Greece
    Curr Med Res Opin 25:2571-6. 2009
    ..This study aimed to describe the clinical experience of the ezetimibe (EZE)/simvastatin (SIMVA) combination in a hypercholesterolaemic Greek population who did not attain the cholesterol goals on statin treatment alone...
  24. ncbi request reprint Prognostic significance of coronary artery calcium in asymptomatic subjects with usual cardiovascular risk
    Dimitrios Alexopoulos
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, University of Patras Medical School, Patras, Greece
    Am Heart J 145:542-8. 2003
    ..This study examines the prognostic value of coronary calcium in asymptomatic subjects with usual cardiovascular risk...
  25. ncbi request reprint Coronary calcium detected by digital cinefluoroscopy and coronary artery disease in patients undergoing coronary arteriography: effects of age and sex
    Dimitrios Alexopoulos
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Patras Medical School, 26500 Rio, Patras, Greece
    Int J Cardiol 87:159-66. 2003
    ..This study was conducted to evaluate the diagnostic efficacy of coronary artery calcium detected by digital cinefluoroscopy for CAD and assess the effects of age and sex on it...
  26. doi request reprint Preferred QT correction formula for the assessment of drug-induced QT interval prolongation
    John Chiladakis
    Cardiology Department, Patras University Hospital, Piniou 20, Patras, Greece
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 21:905-13. 2010
    ..There is debate on the optimal QT correction method to determine the degree of the drug-induced QT interval prolongation in relation to heart rate (DeltaQTc)...
  27. ncbi request reprint Heart rate-dependence of QTc intervals assessed by different correction methods in patients with normal or prolonged repolarization
    John Chiladakis
    Cardiology Department, Patras University Hospital, Patras, Greece
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 33:553-60. 2010
    ..There is a continuing debate about the optimal method for QT interval adjustment to heart rate changes. We evaluated the heart rate dependence of QTc intervals derived from five different QT correction methods...
  28. doi request reprint Cardiac mortality in {beta}-thalassemia major: resting but not dobutamine stress echocardiography predicts mortality among initially cardiac disease-free patients in a prospective 12-year study
    George Hahalis
    Department of Cardiology, Patras University Medical School, Rio, Patras, Greece
    Eur J Heart Fail 11:1178-81. 2009
    ..Echocardiography may provide additional information, incremental to haematological profile, both for guiding chelation therapy and to assess prognosis...
  29. ncbi request reprint Permanent and atrial-synchronized ventricular stimulation for clinically stable patients with normal or impaired left ventricular systolic function
    John A Chiladakis
    Department of Cardiology, Patras University Hospital, 26500 Rion, Patras, Greece
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 30:182-7. 2007
    ..Ventricular desynchronization imposed by permanent dual-chamber ventricular pacing (VDD) may compromise ventricular function...
  30. ncbi request reprint Risk for transient ischemic attacks is mainly determined by intima-media thickness and carotid plaque echogenicity
    Andreas Kalogeropoulos
    Division of Cardiology, University Hospital of Patras, Rion, Greece
    Atherosclerosis 192:190-6. 2007
    ..However, limited data exist on the association between these parameters and the risk for transient ischemic attack (TIA)...
  31. ncbi request reprint New diagnosis of arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy in an octogenarian with the help of Fontaine electrocardiographic leads
    John Chiladakis
    Cardiology Department, Patras University Hospital, Rion, Patras 26500, Greece
    Europace 12:1197-8. 2010
    ..This is the oldest patient recorded with this disease. The presence of epsilon waves by the Fontaine lead system provided a high degree of suspicion for the disease...
  32. ncbi request reprint Autonomic antecedents to variant angina exacerbation after beta-blockade withdrawal
    John A Chiladakis
    Cardiology Department, Patras University Hospital Rio Patra, Greece
    J Electrocardiol 38:82-4. 2005
    ..We conclude that the reinstitution of beta -blocker acted protectively by preventing surges of sympathetic activity on an underlying basis of parasympathetic predominance...
  33. doi request reprint Adverse effects of continuous ventricular pacing in patients with slower atrial fibrillation and normal left ventricular systolic function
    John A Chiladakis
    Cardiology Department, Patras University Hospital, Patras, Greece
    Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol 13:130-6. 2008
    ..We investigated whether heart rhythm regularization achieved through ventricular overdrive pacing (VP) gives additional benefit over rate control alone in patients with AF...
  34. doi request reprint Usefulness of rate regulation through continuous ventricular pacing in patients with drug-controlled slower atrial fibrillation and normal or depressed left ventricular systolic function
    John Chiladakis
    Cardiology Department, University Hospital of Patras, 26500 Rion, Patras, Greece
    Heart Vessels 23:403-8. 2008
    ..05) without significantly affecting cardiac output, left ventricular filling pressures and BNP (P = not significant). We conclude that VP should not be considered advantageous compared to slower AF...
  35. ncbi request reprint Weight loss after bariatric surgery improves aortic elastic properties and left ventricular function in individuals with morbid obesity: a 3-year follow-up study
    Ignatios Ikonomidis
    2nd Cardiology Department, Attikon Hospital, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    J Hypertens 25:439-47. 2007
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  36. ncbi request reprint Long-term effects of atrial synchronous ventricular pacing on systolic and diastolic ventricular function in patients with normal left ventricular ejection fraction
    John A Chiladakis
    Department of Cardiology, Patras University Hospital, Patras, Greece
    Cardiology 108:290-6. 2007
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  37. ncbi request reprint Autonomic effects of nebivolol versus atenolol in healthy subjects
    John A Chiladakis
    Cardiology Department, Patras University Hospital, Rio, Patras, Greece
    Cardiovasc Drugs Ther 18:469-73. 2004
    ..We investigated whether nebivolol affects autonomic function differently compared with atenolol, another selective beta(1)-blocker without vasorelaxant actions...
  38. ncbi request reprint Global vasomotor dysfunction and accelerated vascular aging in beta-thalassemia major
    George Hahalis
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital of Patras, Greece
    Atherosclerosis 198:448-57. 2008
    ..We investigated the arterial vasorelaxing capacity and sought for early carotid atherosclerosis and underlying pathophysiological correlates in these transfusion-dependent patients...
  39. ncbi request reprint Unfavourable effects of continuous, atrial-synchronised ventricular pacing on ventricular systolic and diastolic function in patients with normal left ventricular ejection fraction: usefulness of tissue and colour Doppler echocardiography
    John A Chiladakis
    Cardiology Department, Patras University Hospital, Greece
    Hellenic J Cardiol 48:335-40. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the long-term effects of VP on left and right ventricular systolic and diastolic function...
  40. doi request reprint Predischarge QRS score and risk for heart failure after first ST-elevation myocardial infarction
    Andreas P Kalogeropoulos
    Division of Cardiology, University of Patras Medical School, Patras, Greece
    J Card Fail 14:225-31. 2008
    ..The prognostic value of the QRS score, a simple index of infarct size after a first ST-elevation myocardial infarction, has not been adequately explored in the reperfusion era...
  41. ncbi request reprint Global impairment of cardiac autonomic nervous activity late after the Fontan operation
    Constantinos H Davos
    Royal Brompton Adult Congenital Heart Programme, and Department of Clinical Cardiology, Royal Brompton Hospital and National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College School of Medicine, London, UK
    Circulation 108:II180-5. 2003
    ..We examined cardiac autonomic nervous activity, a predictor of arrhythmia and sudden death in other cardiovascular disease, in patients late after the Fontan operation, employing heart rate variability (HRV) and baroreflex sensitivity...
  42. doi request reprint Randomised trial of ramipril in repaired tetralogy of Fallot and pulmonary regurgitation: the APPROPRIATE study (Ace inhibitors for Potential PRevention Of the deleterious effects of Pulmonary Regurgitation In Adults with repaired TEtralogy of Fallot)
    Sonya V Babu-Narayan
    Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Trust, London, UK
    Int J Cardiol 154:299-305. 2012
    ..We sought to study tolerability of the angiotensin-converting-enzyme (ACE) inhibitor ramipril and its effects on cardiovascular function in these patients...
  43. ncbi request reprint Right ventricular function in adults with repaired tetralogy of Fallot assessed with cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging: detrimental role of right ventricular outflow aneurysms or akinesia and adverse right-to-left ventricular interaction
    Periklis A Davlouros
    Department of Cardiology, Royal Brompton Hospital, London, United Kingdom
    J Am Coll Cardiol 40:2044-52. 2002
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  44. ncbi request reprint Cefuroxime-induced coronary artery spasm manifesting as Kounis syndrome
    Andreas Mazarakis
    Department of Cardiology, University of Patras, Medical School, Patras, Greece
    Acta Cardiol 60:341-5. 2005
    ..Susceptible individuals expressing an amplified mast cell degranulation effect may be more vulnerable to coronary artery spasm. The clinical implications of this syndrome are also discussed...
  45. ncbi request reprint Coronary arteriographic findings in symptomatic and asymptomatic subjects with coronary artery calcification
    D Alexopoulos
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Patras University Hospital, 26500 Patras, Rio, Greece
    Int J Cardiol 80:117-21; discussion 121-3. 2001
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  46. doi request reprint Mechanisms of nonfatal acute myocardial infarction late after stent implantation: the relative impact of disease progression, stent restenosis, and stent thrombosis
    Dimitrios Alexopoulos
    Cardiology Department, Patras University Hospital, Rio, Patras, Greece
    Am Heart J 159:439-45. 2010
    ..The impact of stent restenosis, stent thrombosis, or progression of disease at another site as responsible mechanisms of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) after stent implantation is not clear...
  47. ncbi request reprint An unusual case of cor triatriatum sinister presenting as pulmonary oedema during labor
    Periklis A Davlouros
    Cardiology Department, Patras University Hospital, Rion, Patras, Greece
    Int J Cardiol 150:e92-3. 2011
    ..Cor triatriatum sinister rarely presents in adulthood and although forward movement of the membrane towards the mitral valve funnel has been described, such a degree of prolapse through the valve has never been reported...
  48. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous balloon pericardiotomy as a therapeutic alternative for cardiac tamponade and recurrent pericardial effusion
    C N Fakiolas
    Cardiology Department, Tzanio Regional Hospital, Piraeus, Greece
    Acta Cardiol 50:65-70. 1995
    ..The later two patients have shown no signs of recurrence for fifteen and twelve months respectively...
  49. ncbi request reprint Intracoronary Palmaz-Schatz stent placement after complicated angioplasty: medium term follow-up
    S Foussas
    Department of Cardiology, Tzaneio State Hospital, Piraeus, Greece
    Acta Cardiol 49:241-9. 1994
    ..For selected patients, emergent deployment of a Palmaz-Schatz coronary stent, following complicated balloon angioplasty, offers satisfactory long-term results, thus obviating the need for a high risk emergency bypass surgery...
  50. ncbi request reprint The BEAUTIFUL study: randomized trial of ivabradine in patients with stable coronary artery disease and left ventricular systolic dysfunction - baseline characteristics of the study population
    R Ferrari
    Royal Brompton Hospital, London, UK
    Cardiology 110:271-82. 2008
    ..This report describes the study population at baseline...
  51. doi request reprint Aldosterone receptor blockade inhibits degenerative processes in the early stage of calcific aortic stenosis
    Spyridon Gkizas
    Department of Anatomy, University of Patras, Patras, Greece
    Eur J Pharmacol 642:107-12. 2010
    ..Collectively, these results indicate that aldosterone receptors are present in rabbit aortic valve leaflets and their selective blockade with eplerenone inhibits formation of the sclerotic lesions induced by a high fat diet...
  52. ncbi request reprint Heart failure in beta-thalassemia syndromes: a decade of progress
    George Hahalis
    Department of Cardiology, Patras University Medical School, Rio Patras, Greece
    Am J Med 118:957-67. 2005
    ..By increasing the proportion of patients on optimal chelation, survival in beta-thalassemia major may further improve. Recent advances in gene therapy are expected to result in the long-awaited cure of this disease...
  53. pmc Double-barrel stenting of distal left main stenosis in a patient with acute coronary syndrome: intravascular ultrasound and optical coherence tomography follow-up at six months
    Anastasia Damelou
    Cardiology Department, Patras University Hospital, Rion, Patras, Greece
    Can J Cardiol 26:e282-5. 2010
    ..Six months later, intravascular ultrasound and optical coherence tomography revealed neointimal hyperplasia, especially in the artificial septum...
  54. doi request reprint Aldosterone receptor inhibition alters the viscoelastic biomechanical behavior of the aortic wall
    Spyridon I Gkizas
    Cardiology Department, University of Patras, Greece
    Exp Biol Med (Maywood) 235:311-6. 2010
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