D Katritsis

Summary

Affiliation: University of Athens
Country: Greece

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Handgrip-enhanced myocardial fractional flow reserve for assessment of coronary artery stenoses
    Demosthenes G Katritsis
    Department of Cardiology, Athens Euroclinic, Athens, Greece
    Am Heart J 151:1107.e1-7. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Ablation of superior pulmonary veins compared to ablation of all four pulmonary veins:
    Demosthenes G Katritsis
    Department of Cardiology, Athens Euroclinic, Athens, Greece
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 15:641-5. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Nonsustained ventricular tachycardia: where do we stand?
    Demosthenes G Katritsis
    Department of Cardiology, Athens Euroclinic, 9 Athanassiadou Street, Athens 11521, Greece
    Eur Heart J 25:1093-9. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Is isolation of all four pulmonary veins necessary in patients with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation?
    Demosthenes G Katritsis
    Department of Cardiology, Athens Euroclinic, Athens, Greece
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 27:938-40. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Recurrence of left atrium-pulmonary vein conduction following successful disconnection in asymptomatic patients
    Demosthenes Katritsis
    Department of Cardiology, Athens Euroclinic, 9 Athanassiadou Street, Athens 11521, Greece
    Europace 6:425-32. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Meta-analysis comparing drug-eluting stents with bare metal stents
    Demosthenes G Katritsis
    Department of Cardiology, Athens Euroclinic, Athens, Greece
    Am J Cardiol 95:640-3. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint The coronary sinus: passive bystander or source of arrhythmia?
    Demosthenes G Katritsis
    Department of Cardiology, Athens Euroclinic, Greece
    Heart Rhythm 1:113-6. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Right and left inferior extensions of the atrioventricular node may represent the anatomic substrate of the slow pathway in humans
    Demosthenes G Katritsis
    Department of Cardiology, Athens Euroclinic, Greece
    Heart Rhythm 1:582-6. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Transcoronary transplantation of autologous mesenchymal stem cells and endothelial progenitors into infarcted human myocardium
    Demosthenes G Katritsis
    Department of Cardiology, Athens Euroclinic, Athens, Greece
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 65:321-9. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Sustained ventricular tachycardia induced by dobutamine stress echocardiography: a prospective study
    Demosthenes G Katritsis
    Department of Cardiology, Athens Euroclinic, Greece
    Europace 7:433-9. 2005

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Publications69

  1. ncbi request reprint Handgrip-enhanced myocardial fractional flow reserve for assessment of coronary artery stenoses
    Demosthenes G Katritsis
    Department of Cardiology, Athens Euroclinic, Athens, Greece
    Am Heart J 151:1107.e1-7. 2006
    ..Fractional flow reserve (FFR) may yield false-negative results in up to 12% of lesions tested, and there is a zone of uncertainty at borderline values...
  2. ncbi request reprint Ablation of superior pulmonary veins compared to ablation of all four pulmonary veins:
    Demosthenes G Katritsis
    Department of Cardiology, Athens Euroclinic, Athens, Greece
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 15:641-5. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to compare a superior PV isolation approach with isolation of all PVs for treatment of PAF...
  3. ncbi request reprint Nonsustained ventricular tachycardia: where do we stand?
    Demosthenes G Katritsis
    Department of Cardiology, Athens Euroclinic, 9 Athanassiadou Street, Athens 11521, Greece
    Eur Heart J 25:1093-9. 2004
    ..The prognostic value of NSVT in conditions such as the long-QT syndromes, primary ventricular fibrillation, and Brugada syndrome, as well as in patients with hypertension and valvular disease, has not been established...
  4. ncbi request reprint Is isolation of all four pulmonary veins necessary in patients with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation?
    Demosthenes G Katritsis
    Department of Cardiology, Athens Euroclinic, Athens, Greece
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 27:938-40. 2004
    ..Such a staged approach might offer slightly lower success rates but with a significantly lower radiation exposure and procedural time and at a smaller risk of ablation induced PV stenosis...
  5. ncbi request reprint Recurrence of left atrium-pulmonary vein conduction following successful disconnection in asymptomatic patients
    Demosthenes Katritsis
    Department of Cardiology, Athens Euroclinic, 9 Athanassiadou Street, Athens 11521, Greece
    Europace 6:425-32. 2004
    ..The clinical significance of conduction recurrences in isolated pulmonary veins of patients with atrial fibrillation is not established...
  6. ncbi request reprint Meta-analysis comparing drug-eluting stents with bare metal stents
    Demosthenes G Katritsis
    Department of Cardiology, Athens Euroclinic, Athens, Greece
    Am J Cardiol 95:640-3. 2005
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint The coronary sinus: passive bystander or source of arrhythmia?
    Demosthenes G Katritsis
    Department of Cardiology, Athens Euroclinic, Greece
    Heart Rhythm 1:113-6. 2004
    ..Thus, the coronary sinus may serve both as a bystander to arrhythmia circuits as well as an original source of cardiac arrhythmia...
  8. ncbi request reprint Right and left inferior extensions of the atrioventricular node may represent the anatomic substrate of the slow pathway in humans
    Demosthenes G Katritsis
    Department of Cardiology, Athens Euroclinic, Greece
    Heart Rhythm 1:582-6. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the electrophysiologic characteristics of the inferior extensions of the human atrioventricular (AV) node and their possible relationship to slow pathway conduction...
  9. ncbi request reprint Transcoronary transplantation of autologous mesenchymal stem cells and endothelial progenitors into infarcted human myocardium
    Demosthenes G Katritsis
    Department of Cardiology, Athens Euroclinic, Athens, Greece
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 65:321-9. 2005
    ..Intracoronary transplantation of MSCs and EPCs is feasible, safe, and may contribute to regional regeneration of myocardial tissue early or late following MI...
  10. ncbi request reprint Sustained ventricular tachycardia induced by dobutamine stress echocardiography: a prospective study
    Demosthenes G Katritsis
    Department of Cardiology, Athens Euroclinic, Greece
    Europace 7:433-9. 2005
    ..To investigate the prognostic significance and electrophysiological characteristics of dobutamine stress echo (DSE)-induced sustained monomorphic ventricular tachycardia (VT)...
  11. ncbi request reprint Latent arterial hypertension in apparently lone atrial fibrillation
    Demosthenes G Katritsis
    Department of Cardiology, Athens Euroclinic, 9 Athanassiadou Street, Athens, 11521, Greece
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 13:203-7. 2005
    ..Longitudinal studies on lone AF are rare and the incidence of hypertension in this population unknown. This study aimed at investigating the incidence of arterial hypertension in patients with apparently lone atrial fibrillation (AF)...
  12. ncbi request reprint Classification and differential diagnosis of atrioventricular nodal re-entrant tachycardia
    Demosthenes G Katritsis
    Department of Cardiology Athens Euroclinic, 9 Athanassiadou Street, Athens 11521, Greece
    Europace 8:29-36. 2006
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Quinolones: cardioprotective or cardiotoxic
    Demosthenes Katritsis
    Athens Euroclinic, Athens, Greece
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 26:2317-20. 2003
    ..ECG monitoring during initiation of quinolone treatment is indicated only in patients with conditions known to predispose to torsades or to those receiving concomitant medications that prolong the QT interval...
  14. ncbi request reprint Conduction delay within the coronary sinus in humans: implications for atrial arrhythmias
    Demosthenes Katritsis
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 13:859-62. 2002
    ..This aim of this study was to investigate the conduction properties and potential arrhythmogenicity of CS and left atrial myocardial connections in patients with and patients without paroxysmal atrial fibrillation (PAF)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Conduction patterns in the cardiac veins: electrophysiologic characteristics of the connections between left atrial and coronary sinus musculature
    Demosthenes G Katritsis
    Department of Cardiology, Athens Euroclinic, Athens, Greece
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 10:51-8. 2004
    ..The pattern of circumferential activation in the CS has not been investigated. Furthermore, no data exist on conduction characteristics within the great cardiac vein (GCV) or the middle cardiac vein (MCV)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the transseptal approach to the transaortic approach for ablation of left-sided accessory pathways in patients with Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome
    Demosthenes Katritsis
    Department of Cardiology, Athens Euroclinic, Athens, Greece
    Am J Cardiol 91:610-3. 2003
  17. ncbi request reprint Epicardial foci of atrial arrhythmias apparently originating in the left pulmonary veins
    Demosthenes Katritsis
    Department of Cardiology, Athens Euroclinic, Greece
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 13:319-23. 2002
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  18. ncbi request reprint Identification and catheter ablation of extracardiac and intracardiac components of ligament of Marshall tissue for treatment of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation
    D Katritsis
    Department of Cardiology, Athens Euroclinic, Greece
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 12:750-8. 2001
    ..The ligament of Marshall is a left atrial neuromuscular bundle with sympathetic innervation that may be a source of atrial fibrillation (AF)-inducing automatic activity...
  19. ncbi request reprint Reperfusion in acute myocardial infarction: current concepts
    Demosthenes Katritsis
    Department of Cardiology, Athens Euroclinic, Athens, Greece
    Prog Cardiovasc Dis 45:481-92. 2003
    ..The efficacy and safety of this approach are currently evaluated in several ongoing trials...
  20. ncbi request reprint Comparison of myocardial fractional flow reserve and intravascular ultrasound for the assessment of slotted-tube stents
    D G Katritsis
    Department of Cardiology, Athens Euroclinic, Athens, Greece
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 52:322-6; discussion 327. 2001
    ..91 or larger than 0.94. Overall, IVUS and FFR have substantial concordance with respect to slotted-tube stent deployment. However, FFR values between 0.91 and 0.94 after inflation are difficult to interpret...
  21. ncbi request reprint Radiation exposure of patients and coronary arteries in the stent era: A prospective study
    D Katritsis
    Department of Cardiology, Athens Euroclinic, Athens, Greece
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 51:259-64. 2000
    ..Our method can be used for calculation of radiation risk to patients and radiation dose to coronary arteries by using external dosimeters. Cathet. Cardiovasc. Intervent. 51:259-264, 2000...
  22. ncbi request reprint C-Reactive protein concentrations and angiographic characteristics of coronary lesions
    D Katritsis
    Department of Cardiology, Athens Euroclinic, Athens 11521, Greece
    Clin Chem 47:882-6. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Among patients with suspected CAD undergoing coronary angiography, increased CRP is strongly associated with unstable angina and with specific high-risk features of the culprit coronary lesions...
  23. pmc Computational study of pulsatile blood flow in prototype vessel geometries of coronary segments
    A K Chaniotis
    Department of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, P O Box 64033, Zografos 15710, Athens, Greece
    Phys Med 26:140-56. 2010
    ..The combination of these factors may increase the risk of plaque rupture and thrombus formation at these sites...
  24. doi request reprint Simulation of cardiac motion on non-Newtonian, pulsating flow development in the human left anterior descending coronary artery
    A Theodorakakos
    Fluid Research Co, Athens, Greece
    Phys Med Biol 53:4875-92. 2008
    ..Predictions indicate that myocardial motion has only a minor effect on flow distribution within the arterial tree relative to the effect of the blood pressure pulse...
  25. pmc Very late thrombosis after implantation of sirolimus eluting stent
    E Karvouni
    Athens Euroclinic, Athens, Greece
    Heart 91:e45. 2005
    ..This case underlines the possible need for long term antiplatelet medication among patients receiving sirolimus eluting stents...
  26. doi request reprint Vortex formation and recirculation zones in left anterior descending artery stenoses: computational fluid dynamics analysis
    D G Katritsis
    Department of Cardiology, Athens Euroclinic, Athens, Greece
    Phys Med Biol 55:1395-411. 2010
    ..CFD simulations in a reconstructed model of stenotic LAD segments indicate that specific anatomic characteristics create zones of vortices and flow recirculation that promote thrombus formation and potentially myocardial infarction...
  27. ncbi request reprint Is there an upper common pathway in AVNRT?
    Demosthenes G Katritsis
    Heart Rhythm 4:1119; author reply 1119-20. 2007
  28. doi request reprint Three-dimensional analysis of the left anterior descending coronary artery: comparison with conventional coronary angiograms
    Demosthenes G Katritsis
    Department of Cardiology, Athens Euroclinic, Athens, Greece
    Coron Artery Dis 19:265-70. 2008
    ..This study aimed at comparing three-dimensional (3-D) reconstruction with two-dimensional coronary angiograms with respect to anatomical parameters that might affect plaque formation and rupture...
  29. ncbi request reprint Antegrade visualisation of the coronary sinus for left ventricular pacing
    Eleftherios Giazitzoglou
    Department of Cardiology, Athens Euroclinic, Athens, Greece
    Hellenic J Cardiol 49:102-5. 2008
    ..Failure to achieve left ventricular pacing remains one of the obstacles to cardiac resynchronisation therapy...
  30. ncbi request reprint Direct versus predilatation drug-eluting stenting: a randomized clinical trial
    Demosthenes G Katritsis
    Athens Euroclinic, 9 Athanassiadou Street, Athens 11521, Greece
    J Invasive Cardiol 18:475-9. 2006
    ..This study was designed to compare direct stenting with balloon predilatation followed by stent placement using only drug-eluting stents...
  31. ncbi request reprint Thrombosis of drug-eluting stents: fact or fiction?
    Demosthenes G Katritsis
    Department of Cardiology, Athens Euroclinic, Athens, Greece
    Hellenic J Cardiol 47:324-8. 2006
  32. ncbi request reprint Electrophysiological effects of intracoronary transplantation of autologous mesenchymal and endothelial progenitor cells
    Demosthenes G Katritsis
    Department of Cardiology, Athens Euroclinic, 9 Athanassiadou Street, Athens 11521, Greece
    Europace 9:167-71. 2007
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Meta-analysis of fractional flow reserve versus quantitative coronary angiography and noninvasive imaging for evaluation of myocardial ischemia
    Maria A C Christou
    Clinical and Molecular Epidemiology Unit, Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Ioannina School of Medicine, Ioannina, Greece
    Am J Cardiol 99:450-6. 2007
    ..In conclusion, QCA does not predict the functional significance of coronary lesions. FFR shows modest concordance with noninvasive imaging tests. The prognostic implications of discordant FFR and imaging results need further study...
  34. ncbi request reprint A novel technique for placement of coronary sinus pacing leads in cardiac resynchronization therapy
    Demosthenes G Katritsis
    Department of Cardiology, Athens Euroclinic, 9 Athanassiadou Street, Athens 11521, Greece
    Europace 9:878-9. 2007
    ..A hydrophilic angioplasty wire is then utilized for the negotiation of the inferior left ventricular vein and successful placement of the left ventricular pacing lead...
  35. ncbi request reprint Retrograde slow pathway conduction in patients with atrioventricular nodal re-entrant tachycardia
    Demosthenes G Katritsis
    Department of Cardiology, Athens Euroclinic, 9 Athanassiadou St, Athens 11521, Greece
    Europace 9:458-65. 2007
    ..To study retrograde slow pathway conduction by means of right- and left-sided septal mapping...
  36. pmc Anatomic characteristics of culprit sites in acute coronary syndromes
    Demosthenes G Katritsis
    Department of Cardiology, Athens Euroclinic, Athens, Greece
    J Interv Cardiol 21:140-50. 2008
    ..A detailed analysis of the anatomic relationships of the site of culprit lesions that have resulted in acute coronary syndromes (ACS) has not been reported...
  37. ncbi request reprint Upper and lower common pathways in atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia: refutation of a legend?
    Demosthenes G Katritsis
    Department of Cardiology, Athens Euroclinic, 9 Athanassiadou Street, Athens, Greece
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 30:1305-8. 2007
    ..The mechanism and relevance of these concepts remain speculative...
  38. ncbi request reprint Inducible supraventricular tachycardias in patients referred for catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation
    Demosthenes G Katritsis
    Department of Cardiology, Athens Euroclinic, Athens, Greece
    Europace 9:785-9. 2007
    ..To investigate the prevalence of underlying, inducible supraventricular arrhythmias in patients referred for ablation of atrial fibrillation (AF)...
  39. ncbi request reprint Can we compartmentalize the left atrium in the electrophysiology laboratory?
    Demosthenes G Katritsis
    Heart Rhythm 4:731-2. 2007
  40. ncbi request reprint Catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation: do we know what we are doing?
    Demosthenes G Katritsis
    Europace 9:1002-5. 2007
  41. ncbi request reprint The atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia circuit: a proposal
    Demosthenes G Katritsis
    Department of Cardiology, Athens Euroclinic, 9 Athanassiadou Street, Athens 11521, Greece
    Heart Rhythm 4:1354-60. 2007
    ..In the present article, we summarize the available evidence and propose a comprehensive model of the tachycardia circuit for all forms of atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia based on the concept of atrionodal inputs...
  42. ncbi request reprint Subacute thrombosis following implantation of zotarolimus-eluting stent
    Socrates Korovesis
    Department of Cardiology, Athens Euroclinic, Athens, Greece
    Hellenic J Cardiol 47:310-2. 2006
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint Atrial activation during atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia: studies on retrograde fast pathway conduction
    Demosthenes G Katritsis
    Department of Cardiology, Athens Euroclinic, Athens, Greece
    Heart Rhythm 3:993-1000. 2006
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint Patient and staff radiation dosimetry during cardiac electrophysiology studies and catheter ablation procedures: a comprehensive analysis
    Efstathios P Efstathopoulos
    2nd Department of Radiology, Medical Physics Unit, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Europace 8:443-8. 2006
    ..To perform a comprehensive analysis of all aspects of patient and in-room personnel radiation dosimetry in interventional electrophysiology...
  45. ncbi request reprint Medical personnel and patient dosimetry during coronary angiography and intervention
    Efstathios P Efstathopoulos
    2nd Department of Radiology, University of Athens, 20 Papadiamantopoulou Str, 11828 Athens, Greece
    Phys Med Biol 48:3059-68. 2003
    ..Exposure optimization though should be constantly sought through continuous review of procedures...
  46. ncbi request reprint Catheter ablation of supraventricular tachycardias paper
    Demosthenes G Katritsis
    Heart Rhythm 2:336. 2005
  47. ncbi request reprint Is vitamin C superior to diltiazem for radial artery vasodilation in patients awaiting coronary artery bypass grafting?
    George E Drossos
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Ioannina School of Medicine, Ioannina, Greece
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 125:330-5. 2003
    ....
  48. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous coronary intervention versus conservative therapy in nonacute coronary artery disease: a meta-analysis
    Demosthenes G Katritsis
    Department of Cardiology, Athens Euroclinic, Athens, Greece
    Circulation 111:2906-12. 2005
    ..Therefore, we performed a meta-analysis of 11 randomized trials comparing PCI to conservative treatment in patients with stable CAD...
  49. ncbi request reprint Creatine kinase-MB elevation following stent implantation
    John P A Ioannidis
    J Am Coll Cardiol 45:1908; author reply 1908-9. 2005
  50. ncbi request reprint The impact of preoperative thrombolysis on long-term survival after coronary artery bypass grafting
    Ioannis K Toumpoulis
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, NY, USA
    Circulation 112:I351-7. 2005
    ..However, there is little information regarding long-term survival in this setting. The purpose of the present study was to compare the long-term survival of patients subjected to CABG after thrombolysis to those without thrombolysis...
  51. ncbi request reprint Eccentric retrograde atrial activation in atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia
    Demosthenes G Katritsis
    Heart Rhythm 2:1394-5; author reply 1395. 2005
  52. ncbi request reprint Sirolimus-versus paclitaxel-eluting stents: a comparison of two consecutive series in routine clinical practice
    Demosthenes G Katritsis
    Department of Cardiology, Athens Euroclinic, Athens, Greece
    J Interv Cardiol 19:31-7. 2006
    ..We compared two consecutive series of patients treated with sirolimus-eluting stents (SES) or paclitaxel-eluting stents (PES)...
  53. ncbi request reprint Mortality risk conferred by small elevations of creatine kinase-MB isoenzyme after percutaneous coronary intervention
    John P A Ioannidis
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Ioannina School of Medicine and the Biomedical Research Institute, Foundation for Research and Technology, Hellas Ioannina, Greece
    J Am Coll Cardiol 42:1406-11. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to assess whether small creatine kinase-MB isoenzyme (CK-MB) elevations after percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) affect the subsequent mortality risk...
  54. ncbi request reprint Effect of slow pathway ablation in atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia on the electrophysiologic characteristics of the inferior atrial inputs to the human atrioventricular node
    Demosthenes G Katritsis
    Department of Cardiology, Athens Euroclinic, Greece
    Am J Cardiol 97:860-5. 2006
    ....
  55. ncbi request reprint Intravenous glycoprotein IIb/IIIa receptor antagonists reduce mortality after percutaneous coronary interventions
    Evangelia Karvouni
    Department of Cardiology, Athens Euroclinic, Athens, Greece
    J Am Coll Cardiol 41:26-32. 2003
    ..We sought to evaluate the impact of intravenous antagonists of the platelet IIb/IIIa receptor on the survival of patients undergoing percutaneous coronary interventions (PCIs)...
  56. doi request reprint Catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation: for whom and how?
    Demosthenes G Katritsis
    Department of Cardiology, Athens Euroclinic, Athens, Greece
    Angiology 59:103S-6S. 2008
    ..Electrogram-guided and combined approaches are also used, particularly in patients with persistent atrial fibrillation, whereas new methods such as autonomic denervation are under investigation...
  57. doi request reprint Anatomically left-sided septal slow pathway ablation in dextrocardia and situs inversus totalis
    Demosthenes G Katritsis
    Department of Cardiology, Athens Euroclinic, 9 Athanassiadou Street, Athens 11521, Greece
    Europace 10:1004-5. 2008
    ....
  58. ncbi request reprint Comparison of effectiveness of carvedilol versus bisoprolol for maintenance of sinus rhythm after cardioversion of persistent atrial fibrillation
    Demosthenes G Katritsis
    Department of Cardiology, Athens Euroclinic, Athens, Greece
    Am J Cardiol 92:1116-9. 2003
    ..86) lower risk of relapse of AF compared with patients in the bisoprolol group, although results were statistically insignificant (p = 0.661) after controlling for patient age, gender, baseline heart rate, and left atrial diameter...
  59. doi request reprint Percutaneous coronary intervention for stable coronary artery disease
    Demosthenes G Katritsis
    Department of Cardiology, Athens Euroclinic, Athens, Greece
    J Am Coll Cardiol 52:889-93. 2008
    ..Operators should take into account long-term consequences of adopted techniques rather than immediate angiographic results. We review existing evidence and provide our recommendations in this setting...
  60. ncbi request reprint Patient dosimetry during coronary interventions: a comprehensive analysis
    Efstathios P Efstathopoulos
    Department of Cardiology, Athens Euroclinic, Athens, Greece
    Am Heart J 147:468-75. 2004
    ..We performed a detailed analysis of patient radiation during coronary interventions, comparing dose measurements to established dose reference levels, assessing coronary artery doses, and estimating total radiation risk of fatal cancer...
  61. ncbi request reprint Early ischemic preconditioning without hypotension prevents spinal cord injury caused by descending thoracic aortic occlusion
    Ioannis K Toumpoulis
    Departments of Cardiothoracic Surgery and Pathology, University Hospital of Ioannina, School of Medicine, Ioannina, Greece
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 125:1030-6. 2003
    ..Our previous study showed that delayed ischemic preconditioning could prevent spinal cord injury caused by occlusion of the descending thoracic aorta in pigs. We investigated early ischemic preconditioning in the same model...
  62. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous coronary intervention for late reperfusion after myocardial infarction in stable patients
    John P A Ioannidis
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Ioannina School of Medicine, Ioannina, Greece
    Am Heart J 154:1065-71. 2007
    ..Results of randomized trials that have compared mechanical coronary artery recanalization versus medical therapy for total occlusion late after myocardial infarction (MI) have been conflicting...
  63. ncbi request reprint Anti-inflammatory medication for atrial fibrillation
    Demosthenes G Katritsis
    Eur Heart J 25:1762. 2004
  64. ncbi request reprint Does ischemic preconditioning reduce spinal cord injury because of descending thoracic aortic occlusion?
    Ioannis K Toumpoulis
    Departments of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University Hospital of Ioannina, School of Medicine, Ioannina, Grece
    J Vasc Surg 37:426-32. 2003
    ..We investigated whether the late phase of ischemic preconditioning reduces spinal cord injury from occlusion of the descending thoracic aorta...
  65. ncbi request reprint PCI for stable coronary disease
    Demosthenes G Katritsis
    N Engl J Med 357:414-5; author reply 417-8. 2007
  66. ncbi request reprint Elevation of CK-MB following percutaneous coronary intervention
    Demosthenes G Katritsis
    Eur Heart J 25:1180. 2004
  67. ncbi request reprint Malignant mutation in the lamin A/C gene causing progressive conduction system disease and early sudden death in a family with mild form of limb-girdle muscular dystrophy
    Loizos Antoniades
    Department of Cardiology, Nicosia General Hospital, Nicosia, Cyprus
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 19:1-7. 2007
    ..We report on a family with a mutation of the lamin A/C gene (c.908-909delCT)...
  68. ncbi request reprint Is atrial fibrillation an inflammatory disorder?
    Demosthenes G Katritsis
    Eur Heart J 27:886; author reply 886. 2006
  69. doi request reprint Carvedilol is more effective than metoprolol in preventing atrial fibrillation (AF) after coronary artery bypass
    Demosthenes G Katritsis
    Heart Rhythm 5:504; author reply 504-5. 2008