List of Publications

A. Ph. D. Thesis

A1. TITLE: “Prognostic factors of left ventricular remodeling in patients with acute myocardial infarction”, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, School of Medicine, Department of Cardiology, 2008

B. Publications in Refereed Journals

B1. C. E. Papadopoulos, H. I. Karvounis, G. E. Louridas. Sodium-hydrogen exchanger (NHE) inhibition. A new therapeutic approach for ischemic heart disease. Review articleReview of clinical pharmacology and pharmacokinetics, International Edition 2001, 15(2), 61-68

B2. C.E. Papadopoulos, H.I. Karvounis, I.T. Gourasas, et al. Evidence of ischemic preconditioning in patients experiencing first non ST segment elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI). Int J Cardiol. 2003;92(2-3):209-17

B3. C.E. Papadopoulos, H.I. Karvounis, G.E. Parharidis, et al. Preconditioning reduces QTc value in patients with first non ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI). Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol. 2003;8(4):275-83

B4. H.I. Karvounis, C.E. Papadopoulos, T.A. Zaglavara, et al. Evidence of left ventricular dysfunction in asymptomatic elderly patients with non insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus. Angiology 2004;55(5):549-555

B5. C.E. Papadopoulos, S. Hadjimiltiadis, I. Gourasas, et al. Cholesterol emboli syndrome. Hellenic J Cardiol 2004;45:218-223

B6. H.I. Karvounis, I.G. Nouskas, T.M. Farmakis, et al. Evaluation of a Doppler-derived index combining systolic and diastolic left ventricular function in acute myocardial infarction. Angiology 2004;55(1):21-28

B7. A.I. Boufidou, A.D. Makedou, D.N. Adamidis,et al. Association between plasma Homocysteine levels and Coronary Artery Disease. A population-based study in Northern Greece. Curr Med Res Opin 2004;20(2):175-180

B8. I. Gourasas, C.E. Papadopoulos, G.E. Louridas. Transulnar approach for PCI. Hellenic J Cardiol 2004;45:134-137

B9. D.G. Ketikoglou, H.I. Karvounis, C.E. Papadopoulos, et al. Echocardiographic Evaluation of Spontaneous Recovery of Right Ventricular Systolic and Diastolic Function in Patients with Acute Right Ventricular Infarction Associated with Posterior Wall Left Ventricular Infarction. Am J Cardiol 2004;93(7):911-13

B10. H.I. Karvounis, C.E. Papadopoulos, D.G. Ketikoglou, et al. Usefulness of Low-Dose Dobutamine Stress Echocardiography For the Evaluation of Spontaneous Recovery of Stunned Myocardium in Patients with Acute Right Ventricular Infarction. J Am Soc Echocardiogr 2005;18(4):351-356

B11. G.K. Efthimiadis, G.E. Parharidis, H.I. Karvounis, et al. Left Ventricular Doppler Characteristics in First Degree Relatives of Patients with Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy. Angiology 2005; 56(3):319-22

B12. S. Hadjimiltiadis, N. Harokopos, C. Papadopoulos, I. Gourassas, P. Spanos, G. Louridas. Left main stenosis following aortic valve replacementHellenic J Cardiol 2005;46:365-369

B13. I.H. Styliadis, N.I. Gouzoumas, H.I. Karvounis, et al. Effects of Variation of Atrioventricular Interval on Left Ventricular Diastolic Filling Dynamics and Atrial Natriuretic Peptides Levels in Patients With DDD Pacing For Complete Heart Block. Europace 2005;7:576-583

B14. C.E. Papadopoulos, H.I. Karvounis, G.E. Parharidis, et al. Multiple episodes of ischemic preconditioning are not associated with loss of benefit: preliminary clinical experience. Can J Cardiol 2005;21:1291-1295

B15. C.E. Papadopoulos, T. Zaglavara, H.I. Karvounis, et al. QT dispersion is determined by the relative extent of normal, hibernating and scarred myocardium in patients with chronic ischaemic cardiomyopathy. A dobutamine stress echocardiography study before and after surgical revascularization. J Electrocardiol 2006 39(1):103-9

B16. G. Giannakoulas, H.I. Karvounis, G. Koliakos, et al. Parathyroid hormone-related protein is reduced in severe chronic heart failure. Peptides 2006; 27(7):1894-7

B17. IH Styliadis, CE Papadopoulos, N Gouzoumas, et al. Similar pattern of diastolic function adaptation of both ventricles to programmed atrioventricular interval modification in patients with DDD pacing .Anadolu Kardiyol Derg. 2006;6(3):243-7

B18. HI Karvounis, EG Dalamaga, CE Papadopoulos, et al. Improved papillary muscle function attenuates functional mitral regurgitation in patients with dilated cardiomyopathy after cardiac resynchronization therapy. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2006 ;19(9):1150-7

B19. TD Karamitsos, HI Karvounis, TP Didangellos, et al.  Usefulness of colour tissue Doppler imaging in assessing aortic elastic properties in Type 1 diabetic patients. Diabet Med. 2006 ;23(11):1201-6

B20. T.D. Karamitsos, H.I. Karvounis, E.G. Dalamanga, et al. Early diastolic impairment of diabetic heart: The significance of right ventricle.Int J Cardiol. 2007; 114(2):218-23

B21. C.E. Papadopoulos,  H.I. Karvounis,   G. Giannakoulas, et al. Predictors of Left Ventricular Remodeling After Reperfused Acute Myocardial Infarction. Am J Cardiol 2007 ;99(7):1024-5

B22. GK Efthimiadis, G Giannakoulas, D Parharidou, et al. Subaortic and midventricular obstructive hypertrophic cardiomyopathy with extreme segmental hypertrophy. Cardiovasc Ultrasound. 2007 12;5:12

B23. GK Efthimiadis, G Giannakoulas, DG Parharidou, et al. Clinical Significance of Tissue Doppler Imaging in Patients With Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy. Circ J. 2007;71(6):897-903

B24.  G Pitsiou, CE Papadopoulos, H Karvounis, et al. Utility of tissue Doppler Imaging in predicting outcome in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. Hellenic J Cardiol. 2007;48:143-51

B25. TD Karamitsos, HI Karvounis, DP Didangelos, et al. Aortic elastic properties are related to left ventricular diastolic function in patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus. Cardiology 2008;109:99-104

B26. CE Papadopoulos, HI Karvounis, GE Parharidis. Is stress hyperglycaemia a prognostic marker of left ventricular remodelling after first anterior myocardial infarction? Eur Heart J. 2007;28:2821

B27. CE Papadopoulos, G Pitsiou, TD Karamitsos, et al. Left ventricular diastolic dysfunction in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: a tissue Doppler ECG study. Eur Respir J. 2008;31:701-6

B28. CE Papadopoulos, GA Giannakoulas, TD Karamitsos, et al. Is longitudinal strain associated with left ventricular remodeling in patients with acute myocardial infarction? J Am Soc Echocardiogr 2008;21:1077

B29. CE Papadopoulos, D Zioutas, EG Dalamanga, et al. Levosimendan and quality of life. Hellenic J Cardiol 2010;51:81-82

B30. CE Papadopoulos, D Zioutas, GA Giannakoulas, et al. Beneficial effect of ischemic preconditioning on post-infarction left ventricular remodeling and global left ventricular function. Cardiovasc Revasc Med 2011;12:286-291

B31. CE Papadopoulos, A Stavrati, S Mouratoglou, et al. Acute Myocardial Infarction in year 2010. An observational study in Macedonia and Thrace region. Hellenic J Cardiol 2013;in press

B32. Papadopoulos CE, Pagourelias S, Kallifatidis A, Zioutas D, Vassilikos V. Left ventricular outflow obstruction secondary to accessory mitral valve tissue in a patient with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. J Echocardiogr2015;13:79-80

B33. Pagourelias S, Sotiriou P, Papadopoulos CE et al. Left ventricular myocardial mechanics in cirrhosis: a speckle tracking echocardiographic study. Echocardiography 2016;33:223-232

B34. Pagourelias S, Papadopoulos CE. Evaluation of myocardial function in pediatric patients with the transposition of great arteries after arterial switch operation. Anatol J Cardiol 2016;16:62