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1. Differences in arterial stiffness and target organ damage between native Greek patients and immigrants from Eastern European countries with essential hypertension.

Katsi V, Varounis C, Pavlidis AN, Alexopoulos N, Vlachopoulos C, Antoniades C, Vamvakou G, Tousoulis D, Stefanadis C, Kallikazaros I.Int Angiol. 2014 Jul 29. [Epub ahead of print]PMID: 25069488 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

2. Related citationsSelect item 248418342.Effect of CPAP on blood pressure in patients with obstructive sleep apnea and resistant hypertension: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Varounis C, Katsi V, Kallikazaros IE, Tousoulis D, Stefanadis C, Parissis J, Lekakis J, Siristatidis C, Manolis AJ, Makris T.Int J Cardiol. 2014 Jul 15;175(1):195-8. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2014.04.240. Epub 2014 Apr 30. No abstract available.PMID: 24841834 [PubMed - in process]Related citationsSelect item 247264553.

3. Evaluation of the medication process in pediatric patients: a meta-analysis.Koumpagioti D, Varounis C, Kletsiou E, Nteli C, Matziou V.J Pediatr (Rio J). 2014 Jul-Aug;90(4):344-55. doi: 10.1016/j.jped.2014.01.008. Epub 2014 Apr 13.PMID: 24726455 [PubMed - in process] Free ArticleRelated citationsSelect item 246132154.

4. Visceral adipose tissue is a better predictor of subclinical carotid atherosclerosis compared with waist circumference.Rallidis LS, Baroutsi K, Zolindaki M, Karagianni M, Varounis C, Dagres N, Lekakis J, Anastasiou-Nana M.Ultrasound Med Biol. 2014 Jun;40(6):1083-8. doi: 10.1016/j.ultrasmedbio.2013.12.017. Epub 2014 Mar 5.PMID: 24613215 [PubMed - in process]Related citationsSelect item 242832525.

5. A case-control validation of Type D personality in Greek patients with stable coronary heart disease.Christodoulou C, Douzenis A, Mommersteeg PM, Rallidis L, Poulios A, Efstathiou V, Bouras G,Varounis C, Korkoliakou P, Palios J, Kremastinos DT, Lykouras L.Ann Gen Psychiatry. 2013 Nov 27;12(1):38. doi: 10.1186/1744-859X-12-38.PMID: 24283252 [PubMed] Free PMC ArticleRelated citationsSelect item 240938586.

6. Functional electrical stimulation of peripheral muscles improves endothelial function and clinical and emotional status in heart failure patients with preserved left ventricular ejection fraction.Karavidas A, Driva M, Parissis JT, Farmakis D, Mantzaraki V, Varounis C, Paraskevaidis I, Ikonomidis I, Pirgakis V, Anastasiou-Nana M, Filippatos G.Am Heart J. 2013 Oct;166(4):760-7. doi: 10.1016/j.ahj.2013.06.021. Epub 2013 Aug 30.PMID: 24093858 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]Related citationsSelect item 240639257.

7. Long-term prognostic value of diastolic exercise echocardiography.Tsougos E, Paraskevaidis IA, Varounis C, Dagres N, Panou F, Karatzas D, Parissis J, Tsougos I, Anastasiou-Nana M.Int J Cardiol. 2013 Oct 25;169(1):e14-6. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2013.08.118. Epub 2013 Sep 8. No abstract available.PMID: 24063925 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]Related citationsSelect item 238343538.

8. Addition of prednisolone and heparin in patients with failed IVF/ICSI cycles: a preliminary report of a clinical trial.Siristatidis C, Chrelias C, Creatsa M, Varounis C, Vrachnis N, Iliodromiti Z, Kassanos D.Hum Fertil (Camb). 2013 Sep;16(3):207-10. doi: 10.3109/14647273.2013.803608. Epub 2013 Jul 8.PMID: 23834353 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]Related citationsSelect item 237114519.

9. Prognostic value of high sensitivity troponin T in patients with acutely decompensated heart failure and non-detectable conventional troponin T levels.Parissis JT, Papadakis J, Kadoglou NP, Varounis C, Psarogiannakopoulos P, Rafouli-Stergiou P, Ikonomidis I, Paraskevaidis I, Dimopoulou I, Zerva A, Dima K, Anastasiou-Nana M, Filippatos G.Int J Cardiol. 2013 Oct 9;168(4):3609-12. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2013.05.056. Epub 2013 May 24.PMID: 23711451 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]Related citationsSelect item 2308378310.

10. Lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A(2) bound on high-density lipoprotein is associated with lower risk for cardiac death in stable coronary artery disease patients: a 3-year follow-up.Rallidis LS, Tellis CC, Lekakis J, Rizos I, Varounis C, Charalampopoulos A, Zolindaki M, Dagres N, Anastasiou-Nana M, Tselepis AD.J Am Coll Cardiol. 2012 Nov 13;60(20):2053-60. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2012.06.057. Epub 2012 Oct 17.PMID: 23083783 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free ArticleRelated citationsSelect item 2215640611.

11. Prognostic value of NT-proBNP at rest and peak exercise in patients with impaired left ventricular function.Kallistratos MS, Pavlidis AN, Chamodraka ES, Varounis C, Dritsas A, Laoutaris ID, Manolis AJ, Cokkinos DV.Angiology. 2012 Oct;63(7):516-21. doi: 10.1177/0003319711429328. Epub 2011 Dec 7.PMID: 22156406 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]Related citationsSelect item 2214931812.

12. Dronedarone and the incidence of stroke in patients with paroxysmal or persistent atrial fibrillation: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized trials.Dagres N, Varounis C, Iliodromitis EK, Lekakis JP, Rallidis LS, Anastasiou-Nana M.Am J Cardiovasc Drugs. 2011 Dec 1;11(6):395-400. doi: 10.2165/11594200-000000000-00000. Review.PMID: 22149318 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]Related citationsSelect item 2204133513.

13. Catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation in patients with left ventricular systolic dysfunction. A systematic review and meta-analysis.Dagres N, Varounis C, Gaspar T, Piorkowski C, Eitel C, Iliodromitis EK, Lekakis JP, Flevari P, Simeonidou E, Rallidis LS, Tsougos E, Hindricks G, Sommer P, Anastasiou-Nana M.J Card Fail. 2011 Nov;17(11):964-70. doi: 10.1016/j.cardfail.2011.07.009. Epub 2011 Sep 9. Review.PMID: 22041335 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]Related citationsSelect item 2187214514.

14. Effects of sertraline on circulating markers of oxidative stress in depressed patients with chronic heart failure: a pilot study.Michalakeas CA, Parissis JT, Douzenis A, Nikolaou M, Varounis C, Andreadou I, Antonellos N, Markantonis-Kiroudis S, Paraskevaidis I, Ikonomidis I, Lykouras E, Kremastinos D.J Card Fail. 2011 Sep;17(9):748-54. doi: 10.1016/j.cardfail.2011.05.004. Erratum in: J Card Fail. 2011 Oct;17(10):877. Lykouras, Evaggelos [corrected to Lykouras, Elefterios].PMID: 21872145 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]Related citationsSelect item 2169289515.

15. Deep sedation for catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation: a prospective study in 650 consecutive patients.Kottkamp H, Hindricks G, Eitel C, Müller K, Siedziako A, Koch J, Anastasiou-Nana M, Varounis C, Arya A, Sommer P, Gaspar T, Piorkowski C, Dagres N.J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2011 Dec;22(12):1339-43. doi: 10.1111/j.1540-8167.2011.02120.x. Epub 2011 Jun 21.PMID: 21692895 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]Related citationsSelect item 2165144816.

16. Attainment of optional low-density lipoprotein cholesterol goal of less than 70 mg/dl and impact on prognosis of very high risk stable coronary patients: a 3-year follow-up.Rallidis LS, Kotakos C, Sourides V, Varounis C, Charalampopoulos A, Zolindaki M, Dagres N, Papadopoulos C, Anastasiou-Nana M.Expert Opin Pharmacother. 2011 Jul;12(10):1481-9. doi: 10.1517/14656566.2011.591379.PMID: 21651448 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]Related citationsSelect item 2156883417.

17. Mild depression versus C-reactive protein as a predictor of cardiovascular death: a three year follow-up of patients with stable coronary artery disease.Rallidis LS, Varounis C, Sourides V, Charalampopoulos A, Kotakos C, Liakos G, Dagres N, Apostolou T, Anastasiou-Nana M.Curr Med Res Opin. 2011 Jul;27(7):1407-13. doi: 10.1185/03007995.2011.584061. Epub 2011 May 16.PMID: 21568834 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]Related citationsSelect item 2139461318.

18. Detection of high-burden coronary artery disease by exercise-induced changes of the E/E' ratio.Tsougos E, Paraskevaidis I, Dagres N, Varounis C, Panou F, Karatzas D, Trapali X, Iliodromitis E, Kremastinos DT.Int J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2012 Mar;28(3):521-30. doi: 10.1007/s10554-011-9840-3. Epub 2011 Mar 11.PMID: 21394613 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]Related citationsSelect item 2079797319.

19. Congenital left ventricular aneurysm: a cause of impaired myocardial torsion and peripheral thrombo-embolic events.Ikonomidis I, Varounis C, Paraskevaidis I, Parissis J, Lekakis J, Anastasiou-Nana M.Eur J Echocardiogr. 2011 Feb;12(2):E7. doi: 10.1093/ejechocard/jeq103. Epub 2010 Aug 26.PMID: 20797973 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free ArticleRelated citationsSelect item 2048518020.

20. Exercise-induced changes of B-type natriuretic peptide uncover the unknown coronary artery disease in patients with chest pain and normal left ventricular systolic function.Paraskevaidis IA, Tsougos E, Varounis C, Dagres N, Karatzas D, Parissis J, Kremastinos DT.Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil. 2011 Feb;18(1):72-8. doi: 10.1097/HJR.0b013e32833a4529.PMID: 20485180 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

21. Related citationsSelect item 2020690021.Functional electrical stimulation is more effective in severe symptomatic heart failure patients and improves their adherence to rehabilitation programs.Karavidas A, Parissis JT, Matzaraki V, Arapi S, Varounis C, Ikonomidis I, Grillias P, Paraskevaidis I, Pirgakis V, Filippatos G, Kremastinos DT.J Card Fail. 2010 Mar;16(3):244-9. doi: 10.1016/j.cardfail.2009.10.023. Epub 2009 Dec 11.PMID: 20206900 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]Related citationsSelect item 2019297622.

22. Osteopontin as a novel prognostic marker in stable ischaemic heart disease: a 3-year follow-up study.Georgiadou P, Iliodromitis EK, Kolokathis F, Varounis C, Gizas V, Mavroidis M, Capetanaki Y, Boudoulas H, Kremastinos DT.Eur J Clin Invest. 2010 Apr;40(4):288-93. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2362.2010.02257.x.PMID: 20192976 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]Related citationsSelect item 2012499123.

23. Diastolic stress echocardiography detects coronary artery disease in patients with asymptomatic type II diabetes.Paraskevaidis IA, Tsougos E, Panou F, Dagres N, Karatzas D, Boutati E, Varounis C, Kremastinos DT.Coron Artery Dis. 2010 Mar;21(2):104-12. doi: 10.1097/MCA.0b013e328335a05d.PMID: 20124991 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]Related citationsSelect item 1957074124.

24. Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy in morbidly obese patients. Technique and short term results.Kiriakopoulos A, Varounis C, Tsakayannis D, Linos D.Hormones (Athens). 2009 Apr-Jun;8(2):138-43.PMID: 19570741 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free ArticleRelated citationsSelect item 1955256625.

25. Lack of association of angiotensin-converting enzyme insertion/deletion polymorphism and myocardial infarction at very young ages.Rallidis LS, Gialeraki A, Varounis C, Dagres N, Kotakos C, Travlou A, Lekakis J, Kremastinos DT.Biomarkers. 2009 Sep;14(6):401-5. doi: 10.1080/13547500903039966.PMID: 19552566 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]Related citationsSelect item 1954038726.

26. Mortality after catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation compared with antiarrhythmic drug therapy. A meta-analysis of randomized trials.Dagres N, Varounis C, Flevari P, Piorkowski C, Bode K, Rallidis LS, Tsougos E, Leftheriotis D, Sommer P, Hindricks G, Kremastinos DT.Am Heart J. 2009 Jul;158(1):15-20. doi: 10.1016/j.ahj.2009.05.012.PMID: 19540387 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]Related citationsSelect item 1947610727.

27. Effect of atrial fibrillation ablation on left atrial contractile function in patients with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation and a relatively well preserved atrial function.Dagres N, Hindricks G, Kottkamp H, Varounis C, Bode K, Arya A, Sommer P, Kremastinos DT, Piorkowski C.Acta Cardiol. 2009 Apr;64(2):167-9.PMID: 19476107 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]Related citationsSelect item 1900731728.

28. Plasma levels of osteopontin before and 24 h after percutaneous coronary intervention.Georgiadou P, Iliodromitis EK, Kolokathis F, Mavroidis M, Andreadou I, Demopoulou M, Varounis Ch, Capetanaki Y, Boudoulas H, Kremastinos DT.Expert Opin Ther Targets. 2008 Dec;12(12):1477-80. doi: 10.1517/14728220802510740 .PMID: 19007317 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]Related citationsSelect item 1862051529.

29. Relationship between plasma osteopontin and oxidative stress in patients with coronary artery disease.Georgiadou P, Iliodromitis EK, Varounis C, Mavroidis M, Kolokathis F, Andreadou I, Psarras S, Capetanaki Y, Boudoulas H, Kremastinos DT.Expert Opin Ther Targets. 2008 Aug;12(8):917-20. doi: 10.1517/14728222.12.8.917 .PMID: 18620515 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]Related citationsSelect item 1825116930.

30. Hepatocellular carcinoma with invasion into the right atrium. Report of two cases and review of the literature.Agelopoulou P, Kapatais A, Varounis C, Grassos C, Kalkandi E, Kouris N, Pierakeas N, Babalis D.Hepatogastroenterology. 2007 Oct-Nov;54(79):2106-8. Review.PMID: 18251169 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]Related citationsSelect item 1750736531.

31. Atrial premature complexes and heart rate have prognostic significance in 1-month atrial fibrillation recurrence after electrical cardioversion.Varounis C, Dagres N, Maounis T, Panagiotakos D, Cokkinos DV.Europace. 2007 Aug;9(8):633-7. Epub 2007 May 16.PMID: 17507365 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free ArticleRelated citations