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International medical journals

Coronary Artery Disease 2006; 17(2):165-71

DOI: 10.1097/00019501-200603000-00011

Role of right-sided chest leads in the detection of multivessel coronary artery disease in patients with extended Q-wave anterior myocardial infarction

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Clinical Cardiology 2005;28:375-380

DOI: 10.1002/clc.

4960280806

The prognostic value of a QRS-score during exercise testing

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J Electrocardiol 2004;37:325-8

DOI: 10.1016/j.electrocard. 2004.07.007

 

Exercise induced left bundle branch block accompanied by chest pain. Correlation with coronary artery disease

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Ann Noninv Electrocardiol 2004 Jul;9(3):221-7

DOI: 10.1111/j.1542-474X.2004.93551.x

Detection of multivessel disease post myocardial infarction using an exercise induced QRS score

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Int J Cardiol. 2004 Apr;94(2-3):261-7

DOI: 10.1016/j.ijcard.

2003.04.028

Exercise-induced prolongation of the infarct-related Q-waves as a marker of myocardial viability in the infarcted area

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Coron Artery Dis. 2003 Dec;14(8):527-32

DOI: 10.1097/01.mca. 0000100284.73402.22

A QRS score versus ST-segment changes during exercise testing: which is the most reliable ischaemic marker after myocardial revascularisation?

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Clinical Cardiology 2003 May;26(5):226-30.

DOI: 10.1002/clc.

4960260506

Significance of exercise-induced ST changes in leads aVR, V5, and V1. Discrimination of patients with single- or multivessel coronary artery disease. 

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International Journal of Bioelectromagnetism  2000;2:79-84

Can right chest leads in exercise-testing distinguish the false positive scintigraphic findings in the inferior myocardial wall?

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National medical journals

Journal of the Working Group on Exercise Testing and Cardiac Rehabilitation of the Hellenic Cardiology Society:

 

- Aigyptiadou MN. National 6-minutes Walk Test Guidelines. 2005;12:2-16.

- Aigyptiadou MN, Fotiadis I. Assessment of patients with pulmonary hypertension in the exercise testing laboratory. 2004;11:2-5.

- Aigyptiadou MN, Fotiadis I. Cardiopulmonary exercise testing in patients with pulmonary hypertension. 2004;11:6-10.

- Aigyptiadou MN, Fotiadis I. The 6 minute walk test in patients with pulmonary hypertension. 2004;11:11-14.

- Aigyptiadou MN: Cardiac Rehabilitation: The role of psychosocial management. 2003;9:3-8. 

- Aigyptiadou MN, Antonakoudis C. Cardiac rehabilitation. 2002;8:11-15.

- Michealides AP, Aigyptiadou ΜΝ. Improved diagnostic accuracy using right chest leads during exercise testing. 2001;5:8-11. 

Cover pages


 

Hellenic Journal of Cardiology and ''Heart & Vessels'': 

- Aigyptiadou MN: Education & Social Rehabilitation in patients with heart disease. Hellenic J Cardiol, 2003;(Suppl 1):229-235.

- Michaelides AP. Kartalis AN, Aigyptiadou MN, Toutouzas PK. Transient left bandle brunch block and chest pain during exercise testing. Heart & Vessels (the official medical journal of the Hellenic Heart Foundation), 2002;5:474.

- Antonakoudis C, Aigyptiadou MN, Sarpakis I [on behalf of the Working Group on Exercise Testing and Cardiac Rehabilitation of the Hellenic Cardiology Society]. Cardiac rehabilitation: National Guidelines. www.hcs.gr 2001. 

 

Other: 

- Aigyptiadou MN: Blocking endothelin-1 receptors in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension. Medical Express 2004;119:32.

- Aigyptiadou MN: Orphan drugs. Medical Express 2004;118:14. 

- Aigyptiadou MN. Atherosclerosis. Health and Style 2002;9:12-16.

- Aigyptiadou MN. Stroke. Health and Style 2002;10:24-27.

- Aigyptiadou MN. Intermittent claudication. Health and Style 2002;11:8-11

 

Book chapters

1.    “The Echo Manual”, 2nd ed. LW&W, Mayo Foundation (Oh JK, Seward JB, Tajik AJ), Hellenic Edition, Ed. D.P. Lagos, 2001: translation of 12 Chapters:

·         Chapter 1: Overview

·         Chapter 2: Transthoracic Echocardiography

·         Chapter 3: Transesophageal Echocardiography

·         Chapter 4: Assessment of Ventricular Systolic Function

·         Chapter 5: Assessment of Diastolic Function

·         Chapter 8: Stress Echocardiography

·         Chapter 10: Prosthetic Valve Evaluation

·         Chapter 14: Pericardial Disease

·         Chapter 17: Pulmonary Hypertension

·         Chapter 19: Intraoperative Echocardiography

·         Chapter 20: Contrast Echocardiography 

·         Chapter 21: Comprehensive Examination according to the referral diagnosis

 

2.    ‘’Cardiology Clinics’’, W.B. Saunders, Hellenic Edition, Ed. D.P. Lagos: translation (English to Greek) of 6 issues:

·         Issue 15:1, 1997: Intravascular imaging and Doppler

·         Issue 15:2, 1997: Syncope

·         Issue 15:3, 1997: The athlet’s heart

·         Issue 16:1, 1998: Heart disease in women

·         Issue 16:2, 1998: Cardiac MRI 

·         Issue 17:3, 1999: Stress echocardiography

 

3.    “Heart Disease”, Braunwald, Hellenic Edition, Ed. DP Lagos, 1998: translation (English to Greek) of 4 Chapters:

·         Chapter 3: Echocardiography

·         Chapter 29: Congenital heart disease in infancy & childhood

·         Chapter 31: Acquired heart disease in infancy and childhood

-     Chapter 45: Diseases of the aorta

 

4.    “Anatomy-Physiology”, a textbook for Technical Professional Schools of the Hellenic Ministry for Education, Official Editions of Tutorial Textbooks, 1999: Authorship of 4 Chapters:

·         Chapter 3: The cardiovascular system

·         Chapter 4: The respiratory system

·         Chapter 9: Physiology of sensations 

·         Chapter 10: The kidneys and body-fluids 

 

       5.        Other: Karamalikis N, Aigyptiadou MN. German-Greek and Greek-German dictionary

                (Mandeson series). Editions Diagoras. 1999

 

Lectures & Research Announcements

A. Scientific Presentations as an invited speaker

  • Annual Meeting of the Working Groups of the HCS, 17-19 February 2005, Thessaloniki: “The 6-min Walk Test in patients with Pulmonary Hypertension”.
  • 25th Congress of the Hellenic Cardiological Society, 18 November 2004, Athens: “Epidemiology data on Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension in Greece.”
  • Kick-off Meeting of the Epidemiology Registry of patients with Pulmonary Hypertension due to Interstitial Lung Disease, of the Working Group on Interstitial Lung Disease of the Hellenic Society of Pulmonology, 16 October 2004, Thes/ki: “The role of dual endothelin receptors antagonism in pulmonary hypertension due to interstitial lung disease.”
  • Postgraduate Training Program of the University Cardiac Unit of the Ippokration Hospital of Thessaloniki, 17 February 2004: “The role of endothelin in the course of disease and survival of patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension.”
  • Annual Meeting of the Working Groups of the Hellenic Cardiological Society, 20 February 2004, Thessaloniki: “Pulmonary Hypertension in the patient with Heart Failure”.
  • Annual Meeting of the Working Groups of the Hellenic Cardiological Society, 21 February 2003, Athens: “Exercise, exercise testing and heart failure”
  • Launch Investigator Meeting for the multicenter phase III clinical trial CHARISMA, 14 February 2003, Athens: “State-of-the-art management of high risk coronary artery disease patients”.
  • Annual Meeting of the Working Groups of the Hellenic Cardiological Society, 23 February 2002, Athens: “Training and Social Rehabilitation of Patients with Cardiovascular Diseases”
  • Advances in non-invasive cardiology, 2nd Conference, 26 May 2001, Athens: “The contribution of the right precordial leads for the diagnosis of coronary artery disease”.

 

B. Announcements during international medical congresses

14th Annual Meeting of the Mediterranean Association of Cardiology & Cardiac Surgery, 9-12/10/2002

  • QRS score versus ST changes in TL-201 scintigraphy using dipyridamole infusion. Book of Abstracts, 2002:P012:85.
  • Exercise testing in asymptomatic patients with heterozygous familiar hypercholesterolemia. Book of Abstracts, 2002:O70:76.
  • The prognostic value of the QRS score during exercise testing in patients with CAD. Book of Abstracts, 2002:O06:60.
  • Improved detection of multivessel coronary artery disease in extended Q-wave anterior myocardial infarction with the use of right chest leads. Book of Abstracts, 2002:O05:60.
  • Can Right Chest Leads Distinguish false positive scintigraphic findings in the inferior wall? Book of Abstracts, 2002:O40:68

XXII Congress of the European Society of Cardiology, Stockholm, Sweden, 1-5/9/2001

  • The prognostic value of the QRS score during exercise testing in patients with coronary artery disease. European Heart Journal 2001;22(Suppl.): 521.

5th International Conference of Nuclear Cardiology, Vienna, Austria, May 2-5 2001

  • QRS score versus ST segment changes: which is the most sensitive marker of ischemia in thallium-201 scintigraphy using dipyridamole infusion? Journal of Nuclear Cardiology 2001;8(1):7.19.
  • Can false positive scintigraphic findings in the inferior wall be retraced using right chest leads during exercise testing? Journal of Nuclear Cardiology 2001;8(1):7.18.
  • Can electrocardiographic markers during exercise testing identify viability in patients with a history of myocardial infarction? Journal of Nuclear Cardiology 2001;8(1):7.17.

XXII Congress of the European Society of Cardiology, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, August 26-30, 2000

  • The use of right chest leads during exercise-testing can distinguish patients with false positive scintigraphic findings in the inferior wall. European Heart Journal 2000;21(Suppl.):257.

12th Annual Meeting of the Mediterranean Association of Cardiology & Cardiac Surgery, October 19-22, 1999

  • Right precordial leads during exercise testing may discriminate false positive thallium-201 scintigraphy findings.  Abstract book, 1999, p. 87.
  • Markers of viable myocardium during exercise testing in patients with prior myocardial infarction. Abstract book, 1999, p. 98.
  • Thallium-201 scintigraphy specificity in the diagnosis of coronary artery disease in hypertensive patients. Abstract book, 1999, p. 87.
  • The combination of ST changes in leads aVR, V5 and V1 during exercise testing as a marker of coronary artery disease. Abstract book, 1999, p.97.

 17th European Meeting on Hypertension, Milan. Italy, June 9-12, 1995

  • Aortic distensibility and elastic properties in hypertensive patients before and after the administration of quinapril. Abstract book, 1995, p. 143.

 

C. Announcements during national medical congresses

23rd Congress of the Hellenic Cardiological Society, Athens, 30/10-2/11/2002

  • Improved detection of multivessel coronary artery disease in extended transmural anterior myocardial infarction using right chest leads. Abstract Book, N 333.
  • The prognostic value of the Athens score during exercise testing. Abstract Book, N 312.
  • The contribution of the right chest leads to the improvement of the sensitivity of exercise testing in the detection of multivessel disease in patients with extended anterior myocardial infarction and Q-wave. Abstract Book, N 134.

 22nd Congress of the Hellenic Cardiological Society, Thessaloniki, Greece, 22-24/11/2001

  • The contribution of the Athens QRS score to the prognostic assessment of patients with coronary artery disease during exercise testing. Hellenic J Cardiol 2001;42(Suppl):B5.

 2nd International Meeting of the Onassis Cardiac Surgery Center, Athens, 7-9/12/2000

  • QRS score vs ST-changes in TL-201 scintigraphy using dipyridamole infusion. Book of abstracts.
  • The use of right chest leads during exercise testing can distinguish patients with false positive scintigraphic findings in the inferior wall. Book of abstracts.
  • The prognostic value of the QRS score during exercise testing in patients with coronary artery disease. Book of abstracts.
  • Electrocardiographic markers of viable myocardium during exercise testing in patients with prior myocardial infarction. Book of abstracts.
  • TL-201 scintigraphy specificity in the diagnosis of coronary artery disease in hypertensive patients. Book of abstracts.
  • Combination of exercise induced ST-changes in leads aVR, V5 and V1 as a marker of single or multivessel coronary artery disease. Book of abstracts.

 21st Congress of the Hellenic Cardiological Society, Athens, 2-4/11/2000

  • The prognostic value of a QRS score during exercise testing in patients with  coronary artery disease. Hellenic J Cardiol 2000;41(Suppl):Β212.
  • Athens QRS score versus ST segment changes: which index is more sensitive to detect ischemia during TL-201 scintigraphy using dipiridamole infusion? Hellenic J Cardiol  2000;41(Suppl):Β144.

  Annual Meeting of the Working Groups of the HCS, 1-4 March 2000

  • AWARDED: The combination of ST changes in leads aVR, V5, and V1 during exercise testing as a marker of single- or multi-vessel coronary artery disease. . Book of abstracts.

20th Congress of the Hellenic Cardiological Society, Heraklion, Greece, 11-16/10/1999

  • The combination of ST segment deviation in leads aVR, V5 and V1 during exercise testing in the diagnosis of single and multivessel coronary artery disease. Hellenic J Cardiol 1999;40(Suppl):B8
  • The role of right chest leads in excluding false positive findings during thallium-201 scintigraphy.  Hellenic J Cardiol  1999;40(Suppl):B5
  • Prolongation of the necrotic Q-wave versus ST-elevation with a mirror image as a marker of viable myocardium during exercise testing in patients with prior myocardial infarction. Hellenic J Cardiol 1999;40(Suppl):B181. 

 5th Hellenic Congress on Arterial Hypertension, Athens, 29/2-2/3, 1996

  • The effect of quinapril on hemodynamic arterial parameters of hypertensive patients. Arterial Hypertension, 1996;(Suppl):132