Tsivgoulis Georgios

Summary

Affiliation: University of Athens
Country: Greece

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Potential applicability of ABCD score in triaging TIA patients
    Georgios Tsivgoulis
    Lancet 369:1082. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Latest advances and research in stroke: highlights from the 32nd International Stroke Conference
    Georgios Tsivgoulis
    Department of Neurology, Comprehensive Stroke Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Int J Stroke 2:224-6. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Racial disparities in early mortality in 1,134 young patients with acute stroke
    Georgios Tsivgoulis
    Second Department of Neurology, School of Medicine, Attikon Hospital, University of Athens, Iras 39, Gerakas Attikis, 15344, Athens, Greece
    Neurol Sci 35:1041-9. 2014
  4. ncbi request reprint Magnetic resonance imaging reveals Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease in a patient with apparent dementia with Lewy bodies
    Georgios Tsivgoulis
    Second Department of Neurology, University of Athens, School of Medicine, Attikon University Hospital, Athens, Greece International Clinical Research Center, St Anne s University Hospital Brno, Czech Republic Electronic address
    J Neurol Sci 340:130-2. 2014
  5. pmc There is No Association between Cardiovascular Autonomic Dysfunction and Peripheral Neuropathy in Chronic Hemodialysis Patients
    Elefterios Stamboulis
    Second Department of Neurology, Attikon Hospital, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    J Clin Neurol 6:143-7. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Bilateral claw hand: an uncommon presentation of regional Guillain-Barré syndrome
    Georgios Tsivgoulis
    Department of Neurology, Democritus University of Thrace, University Hospital of Alexandroupolis, Alexandroupolis, Greece Second Department of Neurology, University of Athens, School of Medicine, Attikon University Hospital, Athens, Greece Electronic address
    J Neurol Sci 334:24-5. 2013
  7. pmc Adherence to a Mediterranean diet and risk of incident cognitive impairment
    Georgios Tsivgoulis
    Second Department of Neurology, School of Medicine, Attikon Hospital, University of Athens, Greece
    Neurology 80:1684-92. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Real-time validation of transcranial Doppler criteria in assessing recanalization during intra-arterial procedures for acute ischemic stroke: an international, multicenter study
    Georgios Tsivgoulis
    Comprehensive Stroke Center, University of Alabama Hospital, Birmingham, AL 35249 3280, USA
    Stroke 44:394-400. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Clopidogrel load for emboli reduction in patients with symptomatic carotid stenosis undergoing urgent carotid endarterectomy
    Georgios Tsivgoulis
    Department of Neurology, Democritus University of Thrace, Alexandroupolis, Greece, Kapodistriou 3, Nea Xili, Alexandroupolis, Greece, 68100
    Stroke 43:1957-60. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Low ankle-brachial index predicts early risk of recurrent stroke in patients with acute cerebral ischemia
    Georgios Tsivgoulis
    Department of Neurology, Democritus University of Thrace, School of Medicine, Alexandroupolis, Greece
    Atherosclerosis 220:407-12. 2012

Detail Information

Publications91

  1. ncbi request reprint Potential applicability of ABCD score in triaging TIA patients
    Georgios Tsivgoulis
    Lancet 369:1082. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Latest advances and research in stroke: highlights from the 32nd International Stroke Conference
    Georgios Tsivgoulis
    Department of Neurology, Comprehensive Stroke Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Int J Stroke 2:224-6. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Racial disparities in early mortality in 1,134 young patients with acute stroke
    Georgios Tsivgoulis
    Second Department of Neurology, School of Medicine, Attikon Hospital, University of Athens, Iras 39, Gerakas Attikis, 15344, Athens, Greece
    Neurol Sci 35:1041-9. 2014
    ..Whites appear to have higher likelihood of 30-day FFO and Asians have lower odds of 30-day stroke mortality. ..
  4. ncbi request reprint Magnetic resonance imaging reveals Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease in a patient with apparent dementia with Lewy bodies
    Georgios Tsivgoulis
    Second Department of Neurology, University of Athens, School of Medicine, Attikon University Hospital, Athens, Greece International Clinical Research Center, St Anne s University Hospital Brno, Czech Republic Electronic address
    J Neurol Sci 340:130-2. 2014
    ..The present case highlights the clinical utility of novel diagnostic CJD criteria that also incorporate neuroimaging findings in the diagnostic CJD panel. ..
  5. pmc There is No Association between Cardiovascular Autonomic Dysfunction and Peripheral Neuropathy in Chronic Hemodialysis Patients
    Elefterios Stamboulis
    Second Department of Neurology, Attikon Hospital, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    J Clin Neurol 6:143-7. 2010
    ..We evaluated the relationship between autonomic dysfunction and peripheral neuropathy in chronic hemodialysis patients in a cross-sectional study...
  6. doi request reprint Bilateral claw hand: an uncommon presentation of regional Guillain-Barré syndrome
    Georgios Tsivgoulis
    Department of Neurology, Democritus University of Thrace, University Hospital of Alexandroupolis, Alexandroupolis, Greece Second Department of Neurology, University of Athens, School of Medicine, Attikon University Hospital, Athens, Greece Electronic address
    J Neurol Sci 334:24-5. 2013
    ..Nerve conduction studies showed findings consistent with demyelinating GBS. During the fourth day of hospitalization the patient presented symmetrical distal leg weakness and was treated with intravenous immunoglobulin. ..
  7. pmc Adherence to a Mediterranean diet and risk of incident cognitive impairment
    Georgios Tsivgoulis
    Second Department of Neurology, School of Medicine, Attikon Hospital, University of Athens, Greece
    Neurology 80:1684-92. 2013
    ..We sought to determine the relationship of greater adherence to Mediterranean diet (MeD) and likelihood of incident cognitive impairment (ICI) and evaluate the interaction of race and vascular risk factors...
  8. doi request reprint Real-time validation of transcranial Doppler criteria in assessing recanalization during intra-arterial procedures for acute ischemic stroke: an international, multicenter study
    Georgios Tsivgoulis
    Comprehensive Stroke Center, University of Alabama Hospital, Birmingham, AL 35249 3280, USA
    Stroke 44:394-400. 2013
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Clopidogrel load for emboli reduction in patients with symptomatic carotid stenosis undergoing urgent carotid endarterectomy
    Georgios Tsivgoulis
    Department of Neurology, Democritus University of Thrace, Alexandroupolis, Greece, Kapodistriou 3, Nea Xili, Alexandroupolis, Greece, 68100
    Stroke 43:1957-60. 2012
    ..We sought to determine feasibility of clopidogrel load in decreasing asymptomatic embolization in patients with symptomatic CARAS undergoing urgent carotid endarterectomy within the first 2 weeks from the index event. Subjects and..
  10. doi request reprint Low ankle-brachial index predicts early risk of recurrent stroke in patients with acute cerebral ischemia
    Georgios Tsivgoulis
    Department of Neurology, Democritus University of Thrace, School of Medicine, Alexandroupolis, Greece
    Atherosclerosis 220:407-12. 2012
    ..We sought to investigate the association of low ABI with early risk of stroke recurrence in patients with acute cerebral ischemia (ACI) and without history of symptomatic PAD...
  11. ncbi request reprint Common carotid arterial stiffness and the risk of ischaemic stroke
    G Tsivgoulis
    Department of Neurology, University of Athens, Eginition Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Neurol 13:475-81. 2006
    ..The causal interrelationship between the elastic properties of the CCA and the risk of stroke deserves further investigation by longitudinal studies...
  12. ncbi request reprint Association of blunted nocturnal blood pressure dip with intracerebral hemorrhage
    Georgios Tsivgoulis
    Department of Neurology, University of Athens Medical School, Eginition Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Blood Press Monit 10:189-95. 2005
    ..In this case-control study, we aimed to evaluate the association of diurnal blood pressure variation with the occurrence of intracerebral hemorrhage...
  13. ncbi request reprint Association of pretreatment blood pressure with tissue plasminogen activator-induced arterial recanalization in acute ischemic stroke
    Georgios Tsivgoulis
    Neurosonology and Stroke Research Program, Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
    Stroke 38:961-6. 2007
    ..We aimed to evaluate the potential relationship between pretreatment SBP and tPA-induced recanalization...
  14. ncbi request reprint Validation of the ABCD score in identifying individuals at high early risk of stroke after a transient ischemic attack: a hospital-based case series study
    Georgios Tsivgoulis
    Departments of Neurology, University of Athens School of Medicine, Athens, Greece
    Stroke 37:2892-7. 2006
    ..We aimed to further validate the former score in a cohort of hospitalized TIA patients...
  15. doi request reprint Extracranial venous hemodynamics in multiple sclerosis: a case-control study
    G Tsivgoulis
    Kapodistriou 3, Nea Chili, Alexandroupolis, Greece
    Neurology 77:1241-5. 2011
    ..We performed a color-coded Doppler sonography case-control study to externally validate the CCSVI criteria...
  16. ncbi request reprint Validation of transcranial Doppler with computed tomography angiography in acute cerebral ischemia
    Georgios Tsivgoulis
    Neurosonology and Stroke Research Program, Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, AZ, USA
    Stroke 38:1245-9. 2007
    ..We aimed to evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of TCD against CTA in patients with acute cerebral ischemia...
  17. doi request reprint Multicenter external validation of the ABCD2 score in triaging TIA patients
    G Tsivgoulis
    Department of Neurology, Democritus University of Thrace, School of Medicine, Alexandroupolis, Greece
    Neurology 74:1351-7. 2010
    ..External validation studies have yielded inconsistent results regarding the predictive ability of the ABCD(2) score. We aimed to prospectively validate the former score in a multicenter case series study...
  18. doi request reprint Intravenous thrombolysis for acute ischaemic stroke: effective blood pressure control matters
    Georgios Tsivgoulis
    Department of Neurology, Democritus University of Thrace, University Hospital of Alexandroupolis, Alexandroupolis, Greece
    Int J Stroke 6:125-7. 2011
    ....
  19. doi request reprint Subclavian steal syndrome secondary to Takayasu arteritis in a young female Caucasian patient
    Georgios Tsivgoulis
    Department of Neurology, Democritus University of Thrace, University Hospital of Alexandroupolis, Alexandroupolis, Greece
    J Neurol Sci 296:110-1. 2010
    ..8/1,000,000), this large-vessel vasculitis of unknown etiology should always be considered in the differential diagnosis of subclavian steal syndrome in Caucasian women aged less than 40 years...
  20. doi request reprint Safety and efficacy of ultrasound-enhanced thrombolysis: a comprehensive review and meta-analysis of randomized and nonrandomized studies
    Georgios Tsivgoulis
    Comprehensive Stroke Center, Department of Neurology, University of Alabama at Birmingham Hospital, Birmingham, Ala 35294 3280, USA
    Stroke 41:280-7. 2010
    ..We performed a meta-analysis to evaluate the safety and efficacy of ultrasound-enhanced thrombolysis compared to the current standard of care (intravenous tPA)...
  21. ncbi request reprint Common carotid artery intima-media thickness and the risk of stroke recurrence
    Georgios Tsivgoulis
    Department of Neurology, University of Athens, Eginition Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Stroke 37:1913-6. 2006
    ..We investigated the relationship between CCA-IMT and recurrent stroke in a cohort of ischemic stroke patients...
  22. doi request reprint Association of pretreatment ASPECTS scores with tPA-induced arterial recanalization in acute middle cerebral artery occlusion
    Georgios Tsivgoulis
    Neurosonology and Stroke Research Program, Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
    J Neuroimaging 18:56-61. 2008
    ..We evaluated the potential relationship between pretreatment ASPECTS and tPA-induced recanalization in patients with MCA occlusions...
  23. doi request reprint Safety of transcranial Doppler 'bubble study' for identification of right to left shunts: an international multicentre study
    Georgios Tsivgoulis
    Department of Neurology, Democritus University of Thrace, School of Medicine, Alexandroupolis, Greece
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 82:1206-8. 2011
    ..The safety of TCD-BS for right to left shunt (RLS) identification was evaluated prospectively in an international multicentre study...
  24. pmc Association of higher diastolic blood pressure levels with cognitive impairment
    G Tsivgoulis
    Comprehensive Stroke Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham, RWUH M226, 1530 3rd Avenue S, Birmingham, AL 35294 3280, USA
    Neurology 73:589-95. 2009
    ..We evaluated the cross-sectional relationship of blood pressure (BP) components with cognitive impairment after adjusting for potential confounders...
  25. doi request reprint Validity of HAT score for predicting symptomatic intracranial hemorrhage in acute stroke patients with proximal occlusions: data from randomized trials of sonothrombolysis
    Georgios Tsivgoulis
    Comprehensive Stroke Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham Hospital, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Cerebrovasc Dis 31:471-6. 2011
    ..We aimed to externally validate and evaluate the predictive ability of the HAT score in patients with proximal arterial occlusions (PAO) enrolled into randomized clinical trials of sonothrombolysis...
  26. doi request reprint A spectrum of knock-type Doppler signals in the intracranial vessels
    Georgios Tsivgoulis
    Department of Neurology, Comprehensive Stroke Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Stroke 40:644-7. 2009
    ..However, the nature of KTDS has not been prospectively defined. We aimed at describing the spectral and power motion Doppler characteristics of KTDS and ultrasound exposure conditions that lead to their appearance...
  27. doi request reprint Intravenous thrombolysis followed by intra-arterial thrombolysis and mechanical thrombectomy for the treatment of pediatric ischemic stroke
    Georgios Tsivgoulis
    Comprehensive Stroke Center, Department of Neurology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    J Neurol Sci 275:151-3. 2008
    ..Combined systemic and intra-arterial thrombolysis followed by mechanical thrombectomy can be feasible and may be considered as means of achieving reperfusion in pediatric ischemic stroke patients with persisting arterial occlusion...
  28. ncbi request reprint Time rate of blood pressure variation is associated with increased common carotid artery intima-media thickness
    Nikos A Zakopoulos
    Department of Clinical Therapeutics Alexandra Hospital, University of Athens, Greece
    Hypertension 45:505-12. 2005
    ..This finding indicates that steeper BP variations may produce a greater stress on the vessel wall and consequently result in medial hypertrophy of the large arteries...
  29. ncbi request reprint Common carotid intima media thickness as a marker of clinical severity in patients with symptomatic extracranial carotid artery stenosis
    Ioannis Heliopoulos
    Department of Neurology, Democritus University of Thrace, Alexandroupoli, Greece
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 111:246-50. 2009
    ..We sought to investigate the association between CCA-IMT and clinical severity of ischemic stroke in patients with symptomatic extracranial carotid artery stenosis (SCAS)...
  30. ncbi request reprint Assessment of blood pressure control in hypertensive stroke survivors: an ambulatory blood pressure monitoring study
    Nikolaos Zakopoulos
    Department of Clinical Therapeutics, Alexandra Hospital, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Blood Press Monit 11:235-41. 2006
    ....
  31. pmc A pilot randomized clinical safety study of sonothrombolysis augmentation with ultrasound-activated perflutren-lipid microspheres for acute ischemic stroke
    Andrei V Alexandrov
    Comprehensive Stroke Center Neurology, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, RWUH M226, 619 19th St South, Birmingham, AL 35249 3280, USA
    Stroke 39:1464-9. 2008
    ..Ultrasound transiently expands perflutren-lipid microspheres (muS), transmitting energy momentum to surrounding fluids. We report a pilot safety/feasibility study of ultrasound-activated muS with systemic tissue plasminogen activator (tPA)...
  32. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing acute blood pressure values in stroke subtypes
    K N Vemmos
    Department of Clinical Therapeutics, Alexandra Hospital, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    J Hum Hypertens 18:253-9. 2004
    ..If the clinical significance of these observations is verified, a differentiated approach in acute BP management based on stroke aetiology may be considered...
  33. doi request reprint Ultrasound enhanced thrombolysis in acute arterial ischemia
    Georgios Tsivgoulis
    Comprehensive Stroke Center, Department of Neurology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Suite 226, RWUHM, 1719 6th Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Ultrasonics 48:303-11. 2008
    ..Multi-national dose escalation studies of microspheres and the development of an operator independent ultrasound device are underway...
  34. ncbi request reprint Common carotid artery intima-media thickness for the risk assessment of lacunar infarction versus intracerebral haemorrhage
    G Tsivgoulis
    Dept of Neurology, University of Athens Eginition Hospital, Athens, Greece
    J Neurol 252:1093-100. 2005
    ..We aimed to evaluate the relationship between vascular risk factors including common carotid artery intima-media thickness (CCA-IMT) with LI versus ICH...
  35. ncbi request reprint Comparison of noninvasive oscillometric and intra-arterial blood pressure measurements in hyperacute stroke
    Efstathios Manios
    Department of Clinical Therapeutics Alexandra Hospital, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Blood Press Monit 12:149-56. 2007
    ..This study aims to compare automatic oscillometric blood pressure recordings with simultaneous direct intra-arterial blood pressure measurements in hyperacute stroke patients to test the accuracy of oscillometric readings...
  36. doi request reprint Applications and advantages of power motion-mode Doppler in acute posterior circulation cerebral ischemia
    Georgios Tsivgoulis
    Comprehensive Stroke Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham Hospital RWUH M226, 619 19th St S, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Stroke 39:1197-204. 2008
    ..We aimed to evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of PMD-TCD against angiography in detection of acute posterior circulation stenoocclusive disease...
  37. ncbi request reprint Anticoagulation influences long-term outcome in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation and severe ischemic stroke
    Konstantinos N Vemmos
    Acute Stroke Unit, Department of Clinical Therapeutics, University of Athens Medical School, Alexandra Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 2:265-73. 2004
    ..Limited data exist regarding long-term prognosis in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation (AF) who have survived a severe, disabling stroke...
  38. doi request reprint Time rate of blood pressure variation is superior to central hemodynamics as an associate of carotid intima-media thickness
    Kimon S Stamatelopoulos
    Department of Clinical Therapeutics, Alexandra Hospital, Athens University School of Medicine, Athens, Greece
    J Hypertens 28:51-8. 2010
    ..However, the relative significance of these parameters has not been examined...
  39. doi request reprint Time rate of blood pressure variation is associated with impaired renal function in hypertensive patients
    Efstathios Manios
    Department of Clinical Therapeutics, Medical School of Athens, Alexandra Hospital, Athens, Greece
    J Hypertens 27:2244-8. 2009
    ..We evaluated the association between the rate of BP variation derived from ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM) data analysis and impaired renal function...
  40. ncbi request reprint Blood pressure course in acute ischaemic stroke in relation to stroke subtype
    Konstantinos N Vemmos
    Department of Clinical Therapeutics, Acute Stroke Unit, University of Athens Medical School, Alexandra Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Blood Press Monit 9:107-14. 2004
    ..Data on BP changes during the first hours of ictus are lacking. We aimed to evaluate the early spontaneous time course of BP in different ischaemic stroke (IS) subtypes...
  41. doi request reprint Impact of prehypertension on carotid artery intima-media thickening: actual or masked?
    Efstathios Manios
    Department of Clinical Therapeutics, University of Athens, Ierolochiton 60, 12244 Athens, Greece
    Atherosclerosis 214:215-9. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the impact of daytime ambulatory blood pressure (BP) levels on the association of prehypertension with CCA intima-media thickening in prehypertensive subjects...
  42. doi request reprint Impact of prehypertension on common carotid artery intima-media thickness and left ventricular mass
    Efstathios Manios
    Department of Clinical Therapeutics, University of Athens School of Medicine, Alexandra Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Stroke 40:1515-8. 2009
    ..The aim of our study was to assess the extent of CCA-IMT and left ventricular mass (LVM) in prehypertensive adults in comparison to normotensive and untreated hypertensive subjects...
  43. ncbi request reprint Stroke etiology is associated with symptom onset during sleep
    Konstantinos Spengos
    Department of Neurology, Eginition Hospital, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Sleep 28:233-8. 2005
    ..Data about characteristics and etiology of stroke during sleep are conflicting. We investigated the association of the activity at stroke onset (onset during night sleep vs. onset while awake) with stroke subtypes of different etiology...
  44. ncbi request reprint Twenty-four-hour heart rate and blood pressure are additive markers of left ventricular mass in hypertensive subjects
    Nikolaos A Zakopoulos
    Department of Clinical Therapeutics, National and Kapodestrial University, Alexandra Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Am J Hypertens 19:170-7. 2006
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint Common carotid artery intima-media thickness in patients with brain infarction and intracerebral haemorrhage
    Konstantinos N Vemmos
    Department of Clinical Therapeutics, University of Athens, Alexandra Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Cerebrovasc Dis 17:280-6. 2004
    ..1 mm CCA-IMT increase was 1.29 (95% CI: 1.03-1.61). The present results demonstrate the possible predictive power of non-invasive measurement of the CCA-IMT with respect to BI versus ICH and deserve further investigation...
  46. ncbi request reprint U-shaped relationship between mortality and admission blood pressure in patients with acute stroke
    K N Vemmos
    Acute Stroke Unit, Department of Clinical Therapeutics, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    J Intern Med 255:257-65. 2004
    ..To evaluate the relationship between systolic blood pressure (SBP) or diastolic blood pressure (DBP) on admission and early or late mortality in patients with acute stroke...
  47. doi request reprint Quantification of microspheres appearance in brain vessels: implications for residual flow velocity measurements, dose calculations, and potential drug delivery
    Vijay K Sharma
    Comprehensive Stroke Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL 35249 3280, USA
    Stroke 39:1476-81. 2008
    ..Characteristics of ultrasound-activated gaseous microspheres (muS) reflective of their size and quantities are needed for future dose-escalation and drug delivery trials...
  48. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound-enhanced thrombolysis in acute ischemic stroke: potential, failures, and safety
    Georgios Tsivgoulis
    Comprehensive Stroke Center, Department of Neurology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    Neurotherapeutics 4:420-7. 2007
    ..7-2.1 MHz pulsed-wave ultrasound (EKOS catheter). Multinational dose escalation studies of microspheres and the development of an operator-independent ultrasound device are underway...
  49. ncbi request reprint Association between 24-h blood pressure monitoring variables and brain oedema in patients with hyperacute stroke
    Konstantinos N Vemmos
    Department of Clinical Therapeutics, Acute Stroke Unit, University of Athens Medical School, Alexandra Hospital, Athens, Greece
    J Hypertens 21:2167-73. 2003
    ..To assess the effects of blood pressure (BP) values on oedema formation following hyperacute stroke...
  50. ncbi request reprint Pulse pressure in acute stroke is an independent predictor of long-term mortality
    Konstantinos N Vemmos
    Department of Clinical Therapeutics, University of Athens, Alexandra Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Cerebrovasc Dis 18:30-6. 2004
    ..This may have implications in acute stroke BP management and warrants further investigation...
  51. ncbi request reprint Blood pressure management in acute stroke: a long-standing debate
    Konstantinos Spengos
    Department of Neurology, University of Athens School of Medicine, Eginition Hospital, Greece
    Eur Neurol 55:123-35. 2006
    ....
  52. pmc Twenty four hour pulse pressure predicts long term recurrence in acute stroke patients
    G Tsivgoulis
    Acute Stroke Unit of the Department of Clinical Therapeutics and Neurology, University of Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 76:1360-5. 2005
    ..The present study aimed to investigate by 24 hour BP monitoring a possible association between acute BP values and long term recurrence...
  53. ncbi request reprint Noninvasive detection of diffuse intracranial disease
    Vijay K Sharma
    Neurosonology and Stroke Research Program, Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
    Stroke 38:3175-81. 2007
    ..We assessed the frequency and accuracy for detection of focal and diffuse intracranial stenoses using novel diagnostic criteria that take into account increased resistance to flow with widespread lesions...
  54. doi request reprint Association between asymptomatic median mononeuropathy and diabetic polyneuropathy severity in patients with diabetes mellitus
    Eleftherios Stamboulis
    Second Department of Neurology, University of Athens, Attikon Hospital, Athens, Greece
    J Neurol Sci 278:41-3. 2009
    ..Asymptomatic median mononeuropathy (AMM) and diabetic polyneuropathy (DPN) often coexist and can be difficult to distinguish electrophysiologically. Moreover, the potential association between AMM and DPN has not been extensively evaluated...
  55. ncbi request reprint Two-peak temporal distribution of stroke onset in Greek patients. a hospital-based study
    Konstantinos Spengos
    Department of Neurology, University of Athens School of Medicine, Eginition Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Cerebrovasc Dis 15:70-7. 2003
    ..A relation between the second, however lower, frequency peak and the traditional Greek habit of afternoon sleep (siesta) could be assumed and deserves further investigation...
  56. doi request reprint End-diastolic velocity increase predicts recanalization and neurological improvement in patients with ischemic stroke with proximal arterial occlusions receiving reperfusion therapies
    Andrei V Alexandrov
    Comprehensive Stroke Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham Hospital, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Stroke 41:948-52. 2010
    ..We sought to investigate which flow velocity parameter was associated with complete recanalization/reperfusion and neurological improvement in patients receiving reperfusion therapies...
  57. ncbi request reprint Seasonal variation of Bell's palsy in Athens, Greece - a hospital-based retrospective evaluation over fifteen years
    Konstantinos Spengos
    University of Athens School of Medicine, Department of Neurology, Eginition Hospital, Greece
    Eur Neurol 55:84-8. 2006
    ..Since a similar pathogenetic mechanism is regarded as the main cause of BP, the chronobiological aspects and the influence of meteorological factors on the reactivation of latent infections deserves further prospective evaluation...
  58. ncbi request reprint Diurnal and seasonal variation of stroke incidence in patients with cardioembolic stroke due to atrial fibrillation
    Konstantinos Spengos
    Department of Neurology, University of Athens School of Medicine, Eginition Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Neuroepidemiology 22:204-10. 2003
    ....
  59. ncbi request reprint Painless aortic dissection with unusual extension into intracranial internal carotid arteries
    Iyadurai Stanley
    Department of Neurology, Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, AZ, USA
    Cerebrovasc Dis 24:314-5. 2007
  60. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of anticoagulation for secondary stroke prevention in older people with non-valvular atrial fibrillation: a prospective case series study
    Georgios Tsivgoulis
    Department of Neurology, Eginition Hospital, University of Athens, Greece
    Age Ageing 34:35-40. 2005
    ..The aim of the present study was to assess the influence of anticoagulation therapy on long-term prognosis in the oldest old stroke patients with AF after adjusting for baseline risk factors...
  61. ncbi request reprint Associations of the Expanded Disability Status Scale with anxiety and depression in multiple sclerosis outpatients
    G Tsivgoulis
    Department of Neurology Eginition Hospital, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Acta Neurol Scand 115:67-72. 2007
    ....
  62. ncbi request reprint Thrombotic occlusion of the common carotid artery (CCA) in acute ischemic stroke treated with intravenous tissue plasminogen activator (TPA)
    V K Sharma
    Department of Neurology, Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, AZ 85013, USA
    Eur J Neurol 14:237-40. 2007
    ..Recanalization occurred in intracranial vessels only. Marked early neurological improvement occurred in two of three patients. CCA occlusions should not be considered contra-indication to systemic thrombolysis...
  63. ncbi request reprint Crescendo transient ischemic attacks due to middle cerebral artery stenosis
    Konstantinos Spengos
    Department of Neurology, University of Athens Medical School, Eginition Hospital, Greece
    Cerebrovasc Dis 17:266-8. 2004
  64. ncbi request reprint Hyperventilation-enhanced chorea as a transient ischaemic phenomenon in a patient with moyamoya disease
    Konstantinos Spengos
    Department of Neurology, Eginition Hospital, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Eur Neurol 51:172-5. 2004
  65. ncbi request reprint Aetiopathogenesis and long-term outcome of isolated pontine infarcts
    Konstantinos N Vemmos
    Department of Clinical Therapeutics, University of Athens, Alexandra Hospital, Athens, Greece
    J Neurol 252:212-7. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the long-term survival, cumulative recurrence rate and clinical handicap of patients with isolated pontine infarcts of different aetiology...
  66. doi request reprint Timeframe for thrombolysis in acute ischaemic stroke
    Georgios Tsivgoulis
    Comprehensive Stroke Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham Hospital, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    Lancet 372:1275-6. 2008
  67. doi request reprint Detection of right-to-left shunts: comparison between the International Consensus and Spencer Logarithmic Scale criteria
    Annabelle Y Lao
    Neurosonology and Stroke Research Program, Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, AZ 85013, USA
    J Neuroimaging 18:402-6. 2008
    ..Spencer Logarithmic Scale (SLS) offers more grades of RLS with detection of >30 microB corresponding to a large shunt. We compared the yield of ICC and SLS in detection and quantification of a large RLS...
  68. doi request reprint Carpal tunnel syndrome: associations between risk factors and laterality
    Thomas Zambelis
    Department of Neurology, EMG Laboratory, University of Athens, Aeghinition Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Eur Neurol 63:43-7. 2010
    ..The investigation of the association between known risk factors and laterality in patients with carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS). Patients and..
  69. pmc Bilateral paramedian midbrain infarct: an uncommon variant of the "top of the basilar" syndrome
    K Spengos
    Department of Neurology, University of Athens, Vas Sofias 82, 11528 Athens, Greece
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 76:742-3. 2005
    ....
  70. doi request reprint Effect of long-term valproate monotherapy on bone mineral density in adults with epilepsy
    Nikos Triantafyllou
    Department of Neurology, University of Athens, Eginition Hospital, Athens, Greece
    J Neurol Sci 290:131-4. 2010
    ..We evaluated the cross-sectional relationship of duration and dosage of valproate monotherapy on bone mineral density (BMD) in adult patients with epilepsy...
  71. doi request reprint Diagnostic criteria and yield of real-time transcranial Doppler monitoring of intra-arterial reperfusion procedures
    Marta Rubiera
    Comprehensive Stroke Center, University of Alabama Hospital, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Stroke 41:695-9. 2010
    ..We implemented continuous transcranial Doppler (TCD) monitoring during these procedures to detect any potentially harmful flow changes. Here, we report diagnostic criteria and yield of TCD monitoring...
  72. doi request reprint Prevalence and risk factors associated with reversed Robin Hood syndrome in acute ischemic stroke
    Andrei V Alexandrov
    Comprehensive Stroke Center Neurology, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, RWUH M226, 619 19th Street South, Birmingham, AL 35249 3280, USA
    Stroke 40:2738-42. 2009
    ..We describe a hemodynamic steal and associated neurological deterioration, the reversed Robin Hood syndrome (RRHS). We aimed to investigate the frequency and factors associated with RRHS...
  73. ncbi request reprint Spinal cord stroke in a ballet dancer
    Konstantinos Spengos
    Department of Neurology, Eginition Hospital, University of Athens, Vas Sofias 82 11528 Athens, Greece
    J Neurol Sci 244:159-61. 2006
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  74. ncbi request reprint Dropped head syndrome as prominent clinical feature in MuSK-positive Myasthenia Gravis with thymus hyperplasia
    Konstantinos Spengos
    Department of Neurology, Eginition Hospital, University of Athens School of Medicine, Vas Sofias 74, 11528 Athens, Greece
    Neuromuscul Disord 18:175-7. 2008
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  75. doi request reprint An uncommon variant of fibromuscular dysplasia
    Konstantinos Spengos
    University of Athens School of Medicine, Department of Neurology Eginition Hospital, Athens, Greece
    J Neuroimaging 18:90-2. 2008
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  76. ncbi request reprint Advances in transcranial Doppler ultrasonography
    Georgios Tsivgoulis
    TGH USF Stroke Program, Department of Neurology, University of South Florida College of Medicine, 2A Columbia Drive, Room 7034, Tampa, FL 33606, USA
    Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep 9:46-54. 2009
    ..TCD is of established value for screening children with sickle cell disease and detecting and monitoring vasospasm after spontaneous subarachnoid hemorrhage...
  77. ncbi request reprint Impact of stroke subtype on blood pressure course during the acute stage of cerebral ischemia
    Georgios Tsivgoulis
    Stroke 38:860; author reply 861. 2007
  78. ncbi request reprint Reversed Robin Hood syndrome in acute ischemic stroke patients
    Andrei V Alexandrov
    Stroke 38:3045-8. 2007
    ..Recurrent hemodynamic and neurological changes with persisting arterial occlusions may be attributable to cerebral blood flow steal from ischemic to nonaffected brain...
  79. ncbi request reprint Impact of the time rate of blood pressure variation on left ventricular mass
    Nikolaos A Zakopoulos
    Department of Clinical Therapeutics, Alexandra Hospital, Greece
    J Hypertens 24:2071-7. 2006
    ..We evaluated the association between the rate of BP variation derived from ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM) data analysis and left ventricular mass (LVM)...
  80. ncbi request reprint The accuracy of transcranial Doppler in the diagnosis of middle cerebral artery stenosis
    Jose C Navarro
    Department of Neurology and Psychiatry, University of Santo Tomas Hospital, Manila, Philippines
    Cerebrovasc Dis 23:325-30. 2007
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  81. doi request reprint Ultrasound-enhanced thrombolysis: from bedside to bench
    Georgios Tsivgoulis
    Stroke 39:1404-5. 2008
  82. ncbi request reprint Impact of anticoagulation on poststroke mortality in ischemic stroke patients with atrial fibrillation
    Georgios Tsivgoulis
    Stroke 38:e61; author reply e62. 2007
  83. ncbi request reprint Association between pulse pressure values during the acute stroke stage and stroke outcome
    Konstantinos N Vemmos
    Stroke 35:2436. 2004
  84. ncbi request reprint Diurnal blood pressure changes in stroke subtypes
    Georgios Tsivgoulis
    Hypertension 47:e26; author reply e27. 2006
  85. ncbi request reprint Presymptomatic neuromuscular disorders disclosed following statin treatment
    Georgios Tsivgoulis
    Department of Neurology, University of Athens Medical School, Eginition Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Arch Intern Med 166:1519-24. 2006
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  86. doi request reprint Detection of right-to-left shunt with transcranial Doppler is affected by body-positioning
    Georgios Tsivgoulis
    Stroke 39:e184; author reply e185. 2008
  87. ncbi request reprint Could high blood pressure be the cause of acute spontaneous spinal epidural hematoma?
    Konstantinos Spengos
    Eur J Emerg Med 14:59. 2007
  88. doi request reprint Design of a PROspective multi-national CLOTBUST collaboration on reperfusion therapies for stroke (CLOTBUST-PRO)
    Maher Saqqur
    Department of Medicine Neurology, University of Alberta, Alberta, Canada
    Int J Stroke 3:66-72. 2008
    ..The benefit of intravenous (i.v.) tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) in acute ischemic stroke (IS) is attributable to lysis of thrombus and restoration of perfusion to ischemic but not yet infarcted brain...
  89. ncbi request reprint Extensive corpus callosum infarction: an uncommon pattern of watershed ischaemia?
    Konstantinos Spengos
    J Neurol 253:1646-8. 2006
  90. ncbi request reprint Blood pressure in acute stroke and its prognostic value
    Georgios Tsivgoulis
    Stroke 35:1786-7; author reply 1786-7. 2004