Jiannis Vlachogiannakos

Summary

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Long-term administration of rifaximin improves the prognosis of patients with decompensated alcoholic cirrhosis
    Jiannis Vlachogiannakos
    Hepatogastroenterology Unit, 1st Department of Medicine Propaedeutic, Medical School, Athens University, Laiko General Hospital, Athens, Greece
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 28:450-5. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Long-term prognosis of cirrhotics with an upper gastrointestinal bleeding episode: does infection play a role?
    Jiannis Vlachogiannakos
    Second Department of Gastroenterology, Evangelismos Hospital, Athens Greece
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 23:e438-44. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Clinical trial: The effect of somatostatin vs. octreotide in preventing post-endoscopic increase in hepatic venous pressure gradient in cirrhotics with bleeding varices
    J Vlachogiannakos
    2nd Department of Gastroenterology, Evangelismos Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 26:1479-87. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Intestinal decontamination improves liver haemodynamics in patients with alcohol-related decompensated cirrhosis
    J Vlachogiannakos
    2nd Department of Gastroenterology, Evangelismos Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 29:992-9. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Bleeding lesions within reach of conventional endoscopy in capsule endoscopy examinations for obscure gastrointestinal bleeding: is repeating endoscopy economically feasible?
    Jiannis Vlachogiannakos
    Hepatogastroenterology Unit, First Department of Medicine, Propaedeutic, Medical School, Athens University, Laiko General Hospital, Athens, 17 Agiou Thoma Street, 11527 Athens, Greece
    Dig Dis Sci 56:1763-8. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Antiviral therapy reduces portal pressure in patients with cirrhosis due to HBeAg-negative chronic hepatitis B and significant portal hypertension
    Spilios Manolakopoulos
    Department of Gastroenterology, Polyclinic General Hospital, Athens, Greece
    J Hepatol 51:468-74. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Sustained rise of portal pressure after sclerotherapy, but not band ligation, in acute variceal bleeding in cirrhosis
    Alec Avgerinos
    2nd Department of Gastroenterology, Athens University, Evangelismos Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Hepatology 39:1623-30. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Fibrous ring formation in cirrhotics treated with band ligation
    Christos Triantos
    2nd Department of Gastroenterology, Evangelismos General Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Hepatogastroenterology 55:108-11. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Early increase of lower oesophageal sphincter pressure after band ligation of oesophageal varices in cirrhotics: an intriguing phenomenon
    Alec Avgerinos
    2nd Department of Gastroenterology, Propaedeutic, Athens University, Evangelismos Hospital, Greece
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 14:1319-23. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and safety of interferon-based therapy in the treatment of adult thalassemic patients with chronic hepatitis C: a 12 years audit
    Irene Vafiadis
    Hepatology Unit, 1st Department of Propaedeutic Medicine Athens University Medical School, Laiko General Hospital 17 Ag Thoma Str, 11527, Goudi, Athens, Greece
    Ann Hepatol 12:532-8. 2013

Collaborators

  • Alec Avgerinos
  • Spilios Manolakopoulos
  • Dimitrios Tzourmakliotis
  • Jiannis Anastasiou
  • N Viazis
  • Theofanis Economopoulos
  • Periklis Tomos
  • Konstantinos V Vasiliadis
  • A K Burroughs
  • Spiros D Ladas
  • Spiros N Sgouros
  • Alkiviadis Efthymiou
  • Apostolos Mantides
  • Dimitrios S Karagiannakis
  • Gerasimos Stefanidis
  • Irene Vafiadis
  • Konstantinos Triantafyllou
  • Christos Triantos
  • Konstantinos Vassiliadis
  • S N Sgouros
  • C Triantos
  • Euthimia Papadopoulou
  • George Karamanolis
  • Dimitrios Kamberoglou
  • Irini Vafiadis-Zouboulis
  • Panagiotis Trilianos
  • Ersi Voskaridou
  • Georgios Anastasiadis
  • Antonia Hatziliami
  • Markisia Karagiorga
  • Gerassimos Mantzaris
  • Dimosthenis Georgiadis
  • Dimitrios G Karamanolis
  • Ioannis Kalogeropoulos
  • Sotirios Bethanis
  • Adam Saveriadis
  • Anastasios Armonis
  • Dimitrios Karamanolis
  • Anastasios Kougioumtzan
  • Christina Bergele
  • H Nastos
  • G Stefanidis
  • Costas Markoglou
  • A Mantides
  • Fani Michalopoulou
  • C Bergele
  • K Vassiliadis
  • S A Raptis
  • Christine Bergele
  • G Leandro
  • A Saveriadis
  • A Armonis
  • A Kougioumtzian
  • George Pechlivanides
  • Grigorios Nousis

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. ncbi request reprint Long-term administration of rifaximin improves the prognosis of patients with decompensated alcoholic cirrhosis
    Jiannis Vlachogiannakos
    Hepatogastroenterology Unit, 1st Department of Medicine Propaedeutic, Medical School, Athens University, Laiko General Hospital, Athens, Greece
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 28:450-5. 2013
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Long-term prognosis of cirrhotics with an upper gastrointestinal bleeding episode: does infection play a role?
    Jiannis Vlachogiannakos
    Second Department of Gastroenterology, Evangelismos Hospital, Athens Greece
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 23:e438-44. 2008
    ..We evaluated the effect of infection on the short- and long-term outcome of cirrhotic patients with upper gastrointestinal bleeding (UGIB), in a series of patients not submitted to antibiotic prophylaxis...
  3. ncbi request reprint Clinical trial: The effect of somatostatin vs. octreotide in preventing post-endoscopic increase in hepatic venous pressure gradient in cirrhotics with bleeding varices
    J Vlachogiannakos
    2nd Department of Gastroenterology, Evangelismos Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 26:1479-87. 2007
    ..Whether vasoactive drugs can suppress these changes remains unknown...
  4. doi request reprint Intestinal decontamination improves liver haemodynamics in patients with alcohol-related decompensated cirrhosis
    J Vlachogiannakos
    2nd Department of Gastroenterology, Evangelismos Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 29:992-9. 2009
    ..Endotoxaemia is commonly seen in cirrhotic patients with ascites and this may be associated with increased portal pressure...
  5. doi request reprint Bleeding lesions within reach of conventional endoscopy in capsule endoscopy examinations for obscure gastrointestinal bleeding: is repeating endoscopy economically feasible?
    Jiannis Vlachogiannakos
    Hepatogastroenterology Unit, First Department of Medicine, Propaedeutic, Medical School, Athens University, Laiko General Hospital, Athens, 17 Agiou Thoma Street, 11527 Athens, Greece
    Dig Dis Sci 56:1763-8. 2011
    ..Most tertiary gastroenterology centers currently offer an open-access capsule endoscopy (CE) service, including patients with obscure gastrointestinal bleeding. However, CE may identify lesions missed by conventional endoscopy...
  6. doi request reprint Antiviral therapy reduces portal pressure in patients with cirrhosis due to HBeAg-negative chronic hepatitis B and significant portal hypertension
    Spilios Manolakopoulos
    Department of Gastroenterology, Polyclinic General Hospital, Athens, Greece
    J Hepatol 51:468-74. 2009
    ..We evaluated the effect of lamivudine monotherapy on hepatic venous pressure gradient (HVPG) in CHB-related cirrhosis with significant portal hypertension...
  7. ncbi request reprint Sustained rise of portal pressure after sclerotherapy, but not band ligation, in acute variceal bleeding in cirrhosis
    Alec Avgerinos
    2nd Department of Gastroenterology, Athens University, Evangelismos Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Hepatology 39:1623-30. 2004
    ..024) and overall failure (P =.037) [correction]. In conclusion, during acute variceal bleeding EIS, but not EBL, causes a sustained increase in HVPG, which is followed by a higher rebleeding rate...
  8. ncbi request reprint Fibrous ring formation in cirrhotics treated with band ligation
    Christos Triantos
    2nd Department of Gastroenterology, Evangelismos General Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Hepatogastroenterology 55:108-11. 2008
    ..We observed that the formation of a fibrous ring following variceal eradication appeared to be associated with less variceal recurrence. We aimed to evaluate this formally...
  9. ncbi request reprint Early increase of lower oesophageal sphincter pressure after band ligation of oesophageal varices in cirrhotics: an intriguing phenomenon
    Alec Avgerinos
    2nd Department of Gastroenterology, Propaedeutic, Athens University, Evangelismos Hospital, Greece
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 14:1319-23. 2002
    ..We conducted a prospective, randomized comparison of endoscopic variceal ligation, sclerotherapy and metoclopramide injection in order to evaluate their early effect on lower oesophageal sphincter pressure...
  10. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and safety of interferon-based therapy in the treatment of adult thalassemic patients with chronic hepatitis C: a 12 years audit
    Irene Vafiadis
    Hepatology Unit, 1st Department of Propaedeutic Medicine Athens University Medical School, Laiko General Hospital 17 Ag Thoma Str, 11527, Goudi, Athens, Greece
    Ann Hepatol 12:532-8. 2013
    ..HCV infection and transfusional iron overload in Thalassemic patients may result in liver disease. HCV treatment in Thalassemia has raised safety concerns...
  11. ncbi request reprint Single-session, graded esophageal dilation without fluoroscopy in outpatients with lower esophageal (Schatzki's) rings: a prospective, long-term follow-up study
    Spiros N Sgouros
    Department of Gastroenterology, Athens Naval and Veterans Hospital, Athens, Greece
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 22:653-7. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the safety and long-term efficacy of single-session graded esophageal dilation with Savary dilators, without fluoroscopic guidance, in outpatients who presented with Schatzki's ring...
  12. doi request reprint Efficacy of three different dosages of esomeprazole in the long-term management of reflux disease: a prospective, randomized study, using the wireless Bravo pH system
    Konstantinos V Vasiliadis
    Department of Gastroenterology, Athens Naval Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Am J Gastroenterol 105:308-13. 2010
    ..We sought to investigate the efficacy of three different dosages of esomeprazole in patients receiving maintenance therapy for GERD, using the Bravo pH system...
  13. ncbi request reprint Long-term acid suppressive therapy may prevent the relapse of lower esophageal (Schatzki's) rings: a prospective, randomized, placebo-controlled study
    Spiros N Sgouros
    Department of Gastroenterology, Athens Naval and Veterans Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Am J Gastroenterol 100:1929-34. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of long-term antisecretory therapy on the relapse rate of lower esophageal rings after successful bougienage with Savary dilators...
  14. ncbi request reprint Refractory GERD: increased body mass index is associated with persisting acid exposure but not hypersensitive esophagus or functional heartburn
    Nikos Viazis
    a2nd Department of Gastroenterology, Evangelismos Hospital bAcademic Department of Gastroenterology, Laiko General Hospital, Medical School, Athens University, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 25:1450-5. 2013
    ..The incidence of persistent abnormal acid exposure, HE, and FH between overweight/obese patients (BMI≥25 kg/m) and normal-weight patients (BMI<25 kg/m) was subsequently evaluated...
  15. ncbi request reprint A single alcohol ingestion does not affect serum hepatitis C virus RNA in patients with chronic hepatitis C
    Spilios Manolakopoulos
    Department of Gastroenterology, Polyclinic General Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Liver Int 26:1196-200. 2006
    ..Our aim was to evaluate the effect of a single moderate alcohol intake on serum HCV RNA concentrations and hepatic function in patients with chronic HCV infection...
  16. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound-guided liver biopsy in real life: comparison of same-day prebiopsy versus real-time ultrasound approach
    Spilios Manolakopoulos
    Gastroenterology Department, Polykliniki General Hospital, Athens, Greece
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 22:1490-3. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to compare ultrasound assessment of the puncture site before performing percutaneous liver biopsy with real-time ultrasound liver biopsy for suspected diffuse liver disease...
  17. ncbi request reprint Effects of endoscopic variceal treatment on oesophageal function: a prospective, randomized study
    Nikos Viazis
    Second Departments of Gastroenterology, Athens University, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 14:263-9. 2002
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Intracerebral hemorrhage after therapeutic upper-GI endoscopy: report of a case
    Alkiviadis Efthymiou
    2nd Department of Gastroenterology, Evangelismos Hospital, Greece
    Gastrointest Endosc 63:522-5. 2006
  19. doi request reprint Frequency and severity of cirrhotic cardiomyopathy and its possible relationship with bacterial endotoxemia
    Dimitrios S Karagiannakis
    Hepatogastroenterology Unit, 1st Department of Medicine Propaedeutic, Medical School of Athens, Laikon General Hospital, 17 Agiou Thoma Street, 11527, Athens, Greece
    Dig Dis Sci 58:3029-36. 2013
    ..The cardiac dysfunction presented in cirrhotic patients is already known as cirrhotic cardiomyopathy. The pathogenesis of this entity is not fully understood...
  20. ncbi request reprint Clinical course of lamivudine monotherapy in patients with decompensated cirrhosis due to HBeAg negative chronic HBV infection
    Spilios Manolakopoulos
    2nd Department of Gastroenterology, Evangelismos General Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Am J Gastroenterol 99:57-63. 2004
    ..We have evaluated the efficacy of long-term lamivudine monotherapy in patients with decompensated HBeAg-negative/HBV-DNA positive cirrhosis...
  21. doi request reprint Wireless capsule endoscopy versus enteroclysis in the diagnosis of small-bowel Crohn's disease
    Alkiviadis Efthymiou
    2nd Department of Gastroenterology, Evangelismos General Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 21:866-71. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to prospectively compare the diagnostic yield of wireless capsule endoscopy (WCE) and enteroclysis in the detection of Crohn's disease (CD) of the small bowel...
  22. ncbi request reprint Primary prophylaxis of variceal bleeding in cirrhotics unable to take beta-blockers: a randomized trial of ligation
    C Triantos
    Second Department of Gastroenterology, Evangelismos General Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 21:1435-43. 2005
    ..To compare endoscopic banding ligation vs. no treatment in cirrhotics with intolerance or contraindications to beta-blockers for prevention of first bleeding in portal hypertension...
  23. doi request reprint Gastrointestinal and liver side effects of drugs in elderly patients
    Konstantinos Triantafyllou
    Hepatogastroenterology Unit, 2nd Department of Internal Medicine Propaedeutic, Attikon University General Hospital, Medical School, Athens University, Chaidari, Greece
    Best Pract Res Clin Gastroenterol 24:203-15. 2010
    ..Further clinical studies are needed to investigate gastrointestinal and hepatic side effects of drugs in elderly patients...
  24. doi request reprint Combined use of metallic endoclips and endoloops using a single-channel scope in closing iatrogenic perforations and fistulas: two case reports and a literature review
    Spiros D Ladas
    aAcademic Department of Gastroenterology bSecond Department of Propedeutic Surgery, Medical School, Laikon Hospital, Athens University, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 26:119-22. 2014
    ..A literature review is performed on similar endoscopic techniques aiming to avoid surgical treatment in these patients. ..
  25. ncbi request reprint Gastric electrical activity in patients with cholelithiasis undergoing laparoscopic cholecystectomy: a prospective controlled study
    Spiros N Sgouros
    Department of Gastroenterology, Athens Naval and Veterans Hospital, Athens, Greece
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 19:661-4. 2004
    ..The aim of the present study was to evaluate the effect of gallstone disease (GD) and laparoscopic cholecystectomy on gastric electrical activity of slow waves, which was recorded via transcutaneous electrogastrography (EGG)...
  26. pmc Effect of polyethylene glycol electrolyte balanced solution on patients with acute colonic pseudo obstruction after resolution of colonic dilation: a prospective, randomised, placebo controlled trial
    S N Sgouros
    Department of Gastroenterology, Athens Naval and Veterans Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Gut 55:638-42. 2006
    ..The aim of the present study was to evaluate the effect of polyethylene glycol (PEG) electrolyte balanced solution on the relapse rate of the syndrome after initial resolution with neostigmine or endoscopic decompression...