George Latsios

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Transaortic transcatheter aortic valve implantation: a novel approach for the truly "no-access option" patients
    George Latsios
    Department of Cardiology and Angiology, Heart Center Siegburg, Siegburg, Germany
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 75:1129-36. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint Monitoring calcific aortic valve disease: the role of biomarkers
    G Latsios
    1st Cardiology Unit, Hippokration Hospital, Athens University Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Curr Med Chem 19:2548-54. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Substitution of ethanol with specially designed microspheres in a TASH procedure
    George Latsios
    Department of Cardiology Angiology, Heart Center Siegburg, Siegburg, Germany
    EuroIntervention 6:889-92. 2011
  4. doi request reprint "Device landing zone" calcification, assessed by MSCT, as a predictive factor for pacemaker implantation after TAVI
    George Latsios
    Department of Cardiology, HELIOS Heart Center Siegburg, Siegburg, Germany
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 76:431-9. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Novel therapeutic approaches targeting matrix metalloproteinases in cardiovascular disease
    Alexandros Briasoulis
    1st Cardiology Unit, Hippokration Hospital, Athens University Medical School, Greece
    Curr Top Med Chem 12:1214-21. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Acute effects of different alcoholic beverages on vascular endothelium, inflammatory markers and thrombosis fibrinolysis system
    Dimitris Tousoulis
    Cardiology Unit, Hippokration Hospital, Athens University Medical School, S Karagiorga Street 69, 166 75 Glifada, Athens, Greece
    Clin Nutr 27:594-600. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Genetic variability of matrix metalloproteinase genes in cardiovascular disease
    Nikolaos Papageorgiou
    1st Cardiology Department, Athens University Medical School, Hippokration Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Curr Top Med Chem 12:1206-13. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Targeting myocardial metabolism for the treatment of stable angina
    Dimitris Tousoulis
    1st Cardiology Unit, Athens University Medical School, Greece
    Curr Pharm Des 19:1587-92. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint Matrix metalloproteinases in acute coronary syndromes: current perspectives
    Anna Maria Kampoli
    1st Cardiology Unit, Hippokration Hospital, Athens University Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Curr Top Med Chem 12:1192-205. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Insight to the pathophysiology of stable angina pectoris
    Dimitris Tousoulis
    1st Cardiology Department, Hippokration Hospital, Athens University Medical School, Greece
    Curr Pharm Des 19:1593-600. 2013

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Publications31

  1. doi request reprint Transaortic transcatheter aortic valve implantation: a novel approach for the truly "no-access option" patients
    George Latsios
    Department of Cardiology and Angiology, Heart Center Siegburg, Siegburg, Germany
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 75:1129-36. 2010
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  2. ncbi request reprint Monitoring calcific aortic valve disease: the role of biomarkers
    G Latsios
    1st Cardiology Unit, Hippokration Hospital, Athens University Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Curr Med Chem 19:2548-54. 2012
    ..Also, several studies have investigated the role of biomarkers regarding their utility in the screening of calcific aortic valve disease and their putative clinical value, though their role still remains undetermined...
  3. doi request reprint Substitution of ethanol with specially designed microspheres in a TASH procedure
    George Latsios
    Department of Cardiology Angiology, Heart Center Siegburg, Siegburg, Germany
    EuroIntervention 6:889-92. 2011
    ..However, the injection of alcohol remains a source of some possible complications...
  4. doi request reprint "Device landing zone" calcification, assessed by MSCT, as a predictive factor for pacemaker implantation after TAVI
    George Latsios
    Department of Cardiology, HELIOS Heart Center Siegburg, Siegburg, Germany
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 76:431-9. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the possible predictive factors of post TAVI PM implantation based on Computed Tomography (CT) measured aortic valve calcification and its distribution...
  5. ncbi request reprint Novel therapeutic approaches targeting matrix metalloproteinases in cardiovascular disease
    Alexandros Briasoulis
    1st Cardiology Unit, Hippokration Hospital, Athens University Medical School, Greece
    Curr Top Med Chem 12:1214-21. 2012
    ..This review discusses pharmacological approaches to MMP inhibition...
  6. doi request reprint Acute effects of different alcoholic beverages on vascular endothelium, inflammatory markers and thrombosis fibrinolysis system
    Dimitris Tousoulis
    Cardiology Unit, Hippokration Hospital, Athens University Medical School, S Karagiorga Street 69, 166 75 Glifada, Athens, Greece
    Clin Nutr 27:594-600. 2008
    ..We compared the acute effects of several alcoholic beverages on endothelial function, inflammatory process and thrombosis/fibrinolysis system in young adults...
  7. ncbi request reprint Genetic variability of matrix metalloproteinase genes in cardiovascular disease
    Nikolaos Papageorgiou
    1st Cardiology Department, Athens University Medical School, Hippokration Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Curr Top Med Chem 12:1206-13. 2012
    ..Therefore, further studies are required to evaluate the role of matrix metalloproteinases and especially the associated genetic polymorphisms in cardiovascular disease...
  8. ncbi request reprint Targeting myocardial metabolism for the treatment of stable angina
    Dimitris Tousoulis
    1st Cardiology Unit, Athens University Medical School, Greece
    Curr Pharm Des 19:1587-92. 2013
    ..This review summarizes the main aspects of myocardial metabolism and focuses on the therapeutic approaches that could offer clinical benefit in patients with stable angina...
  9. ncbi request reprint Matrix metalloproteinases in acute coronary syndromes: current perspectives
    Anna Maria Kampoli
    1st Cardiology Unit, Hippokration Hospital, Athens University Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Curr Top Med Chem 12:1192-205. 2012
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Insight to the pathophysiology of stable angina pectoris
    Dimitris Tousoulis
    1st Cardiology Department, Hippokration Hospital, Athens University Medical School, Greece
    Curr Pharm Des 19:1593-600. 2013
    ..However, several issues with respect to the comprehension of the pathophysiology of the chronic coronary syndrome have not been fully elucidated...
  11. doi request reprint Procedural and mid-term results in patients with aortic stenosis treated with implantation of 2 (in-series) CoreValve prostheses in 1 procedure
    Ulrich Gerckens
    Department of Cardiology Angiology, HELIOS Heart Center, Siegburg, Germany
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 3:244-50. 2010
    ..This study sought to assess post-procedural and mid-term outcome of patients, in which a second "in-series" CoreValve prosthesis (Medtronic, Minneapolis, Minnesota) was implanted during the same procedure...
  12. ncbi request reprint Potential pathogenic inflammatory mechanisms of endothelial dysfunction induced by type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Anna Maria Kampoli
    1st Cardiology Unit, Hippokration Hospital, Athens University Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Curr Pharm Des 17:4147-58. 2011
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  13. ncbi request reprint MicroRNAs in the diagnosis and treatment of unstable angina
    George Latsios
    1st Department of Cardiology, Hippokration Hospital, Athens University Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Curr Top Med Chem 13:1596-604. 2013
    ..Thus, it will be necessary to further explore their complications, before their use as therapeutic option...
  14. ncbi request reprint Novel biomarkers assessing endothelial dysfunction: role of microRNAs
    Dimitris Tousoulis
    1st Cardiology Unit, Hippokration Hospital, Athens University Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Curr Top Med Chem 13:1518-26. 2013
    ..They have been shown to participate in cardiovascular disease pathogenesis including atherosclerosis and endothelial dysfunction and this may have important clinical implications. ..
  15. ncbi request reprint Matrix metallopropteinases in heart failure
    Dimitris Tousoulis
    1st Cardiology Unit, Hippokration Hospital, Athens University Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Curr Top Med Chem 12:1181-91. 2012
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  16. ncbi request reprint Heart rate as a therapeutic target in angina pectoris
    Emmanuel Androulakis
    1st Cardiology Department, Hippokration Hospital, Athens University Medical School, Greece
    Curr Pharm Des 19:1562-8. 2013
    ..However, additional data are now being sought to assess the impact of this approach on clinical practice...
  17. ncbi request reprint Methionine-loading rapidly impairs endothelial function, by mechanisms independent of endothelin-1: evidence for an association of fasting total homocysteine with plasma endothelin-1 levels
    Dimitris Tousoulis
    Athens University Medical School, 1st Cardiology Department, Hippokration Hospital, Athens, Greece
    J Am Coll Nutr 27:379-86. 2008
    ..We also examined the role of endothelin-1 (ET-1) in the development of endothelial dysfunction in these two conditions...
  18. ncbi request reprint Inflammation in hypertension: current therapeutic approaches
    Emmanuel Androulakis
    1st Cardiology Unit, Hippokration Hospital, Athens University Medical School, Greece
    Curr Pharm Des 17:4121-31. 2011
    ..Although the available data are encouraging, further large scale studies are required to evaluate the reported anti-inflammatory effects in management and treatment of arterial hypertension...
  19. ncbi request reprint The role of matrix metalloproteinases in essential hypertension
    Emmanuel Androulakis
    1st Cardiology Unit, Hippokration Hospital, Athens University Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Curr Top Med Chem 12:1149-58. 2012
    ..However, the relationship between extracellular matrix metabolism and the effects of therapy in hypertensive patients needs to be further explored in larger trials over a longer period of time...
  20. ncbi request reprint Novel anti-platelet agents for the treatment of stable angina pectoris
    Alexandros Briasoulis
    1st Cardiology Unit, Athens University Medical School, Greece
    Curr Pharm Des 19:1581-6. 2013
    ..The current review presents traditional and novel antiplatelet treatment options and discusses the indications for aggressive antiplatelet management in patients with stable angina pectoris...
  21. doi request reprint Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors modify the effect of beta-blockers on long-term survival of patients with end-stage heart failure and major depression
    Dimitris Tousoulis
    1st Cardiology Department, Athens University Medical School, Athens, Greece
    J Card Fail 14:456-64. 2008
    ..We examined the impact of MD on long-term survival of patients with end-stage severe HF. We also evaluated the interaction between antidepressive medication and beta-blockers on the clinical outcome of these patients...
  22. doi request reprint Diabetes mellitus-associated vascular impairment: novel circulating biomarkers and therapeutic approaches
    Dimitris Tousoulis
    First Cardiology Department, Hippokration Hospital, Athens University Medical School, Athens, Greece Electronic address
    J Am Coll Cardiol 62:667-76. 2013
    ..The use of specific biomarkers related to vascular function could be a useful therapeutic approach in such patients. ..
  23. ncbi request reprint Endothelial dysfunction and atherosclerosis: focus on novel therapeutic approaches
    Alexandros Briasoulis
    1st Cardiology Department, Hippokration Hospital, Athens University Medical School, Greece
    Recent Pat Cardiovasc Drug Discov 7:21-32. 2012
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  24. ncbi request reprint Lifestyle factors and endothelial function
    Nikolaos Papageorgiou
    1st Cardiology Unit, Hippokration Hospital, Athens University Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Curr Vasc Pharmacol 10:94-106. 2012
    ..However, little is known about how individual's genetic background interacts with environmental influences on vascular health, thereby making the interpretation of the relative importance of lifestyle interventions more complicated...
  25. ncbi request reprint Common community infections and the risk for coronary artery disease and acute myocardial infarction: evidence for chronic over-expression of tumor necrosis factor alpha and vascular cells adhesion molecule-1
    Aggeliki Nikolopoulou
    Cardiology Department, Hippokration Hospital, Athens University Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Int J Cardiol 130:246-50. 2008
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  26. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic and therapeutic potentials of microRNAs in heart failure
    Evangelos Oikonomou
    1st Cardiology Department, University of Athens Medical School, Hippokration Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Curr Top Med Chem 13:1548-58. 2013
    ..In this review article we refer the most emerging evidence, concerning the role of microRNAs in myocardial development in heart failure pathophysiology and prognosis, and their therapeutic implications. ..
  27. ncbi request reprint Statins in heart failure. Beyond the lipid lowering effect
    Dimitris Tousoulis
    Cardiology Unit, Hippokration Hospital, Athens University Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Int J Cardiol 115:144-50. 2007
    ..Finally the statin dose and the interaction with co-administered drugs need to be studied...
  28. ncbi request reprint Novel therapies targeting vascular endothelium
    Dimitris Tousoulis
    1st Cardiology Department, Athens University Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Endothelium 13:411-21. 2006
    ..Although there are a variety of strategies to improve NO bioavailability in human endothelium, it is still unclear whether they have any direct benefit at a clinical level...
  29. ncbi request reprint Differences in inflammatory and thrombotic markers between unstable angina and acute myocardial infarction
    Dimitris Tousoulis
    Cardiology Unit, Hippokration Hospital, Athens University Medical School, 69 S Karagiorga, 16675, Glifada, Athens, Greece
    Int J Cardiol 115:203-7. 2007
    ..However, the underlying mechanisms of the acute coronary syndromes are still obscure. We evaluated the differences of inflammatory and thrombotic markers, at the acute phase of unstable angina (UA) and acute myocardial infarction (AMI)...
  30. ncbi request reprint MicroRNAs in arterial hypertension
    Andreas Synetos
    First Department of Cardiology, University of Athens, Medical School, 7 E Makariou Str, Paleo Psychico, 15452, Athens, Greece
    Curr Top Med Chem 13:1527-32. 2013
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  31. doi request reprint Inflammatory and thrombotic processes are associated with vascular dysfunction in children with familial hypercholesterolemia
    Marietta Charakida
    Cardiology Unit, Hippokration Hospital, Athens University Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Atherosclerosis 204:532-7. 2009
    ..However, it is unknown whether these abnormalities present in FH children and contribute to their vascular dysfunction...