Academic Work

PhD THESIS (Grade: A+ – “excellence”, 1999)


«Monitoring of coagulation factors during liver transplantation in pigs»


Venue: 2nd Surgical Department, University of Athens, Greece,

Supervisor: Prof. J. Papadimitriou, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Grant: University of Athens – Aretaieion




Peer Review Journals

Localized rest and stress human cardiac creatine kinase reaction kinetics at 3 T.

WT Clarke  ·  MA Peterzan ·  JJ Rayner ·  RA Sayeed ·  M Petrou · G Krasopoulos ·  HA Lake  ·  B Raman  ·  WD Watson ·  P Cox  ·  MJ Hundertmark ·  AP Apps  ·  CA Lygate ·  S Neubauer ·  OJ Rider ·  CT Rodgers.

NMR Biomed. 2019 Jun;32(6):e4085. doi: 10.1002/nbm.4085.


Percutaneous or surgical revascularization for left main stem disease: NOBLE ideas, but do they EXCEL?

G Kassimis ·  T Raina ·  N Kontogiannis·  G Krasopoulos ·  J Gunn

Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther. 2019 May;17(5):361-368.


Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura Following Aortic Valve Replacement with St. Jude Medical Trifecta Bio-Prosthesis

A D’Alessio ·  D Verdichizzo ·  F Falconieri ·  A Keirallaa · J Abramik ·  G Kasimis ·  G Krasopoulos

Cardiol Res. 2018;9(6):392-394.


Intraoperative Bypass Graft Flow Measurement With Transit Time Flowmetry: A Clinical Assessment.

S Amin · RS Werner  · PL Madsen ·  G Krasopoulos·  DP Taggart

Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 ;106(2):532-538.

  • 3.65 Impact Factor


Influence of coronary territory on flow profiles of saphenous vein grafts

S Amin · RW Werner· PL Madsen ·  G Krasopoulos· DP Taggart

Cardiothoracic Surg. 2018 20;13(1):23.

  • 1.413 Impact Factor


Effect of of glycaemic control on complications following cardiac surgery: Literature review

M. Navaratnarajah R. Rea · R. Evans · F. Gibson · C. Antoniades · A. Keiralla · M. Demosthenous · G. Kassimis · G. Krasopoulos

Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2018 13(1):10; doi 10.1186/s13019-018-0700-2                                                                                            

  • 1.413 Impact Factor


Influence of external stenting on venous graft flow parameters in coronary artery bypass grafting: a randomized study

S Amin · RW Werner · PL Madsen ·  G Krasopoulos · DP Taggart

Intera. CardioVasc and Thor Surg 2018 1–6, doi:10.1093/icvts/ivy007

  • 1.112 Impact Factor


Cardiac MRI T1-mapping Accurately Predicts Functional Recovery Post-Revascularization Without the Need for Gadolinium-based Contrast Agents

A Liu · RS Wijesurendra · J Liu ·  A Greiser ·  B Raman ·  M Petrou ·  G Krasopoulos · SK Piechnik · S Neubauer · VM Ferreira

Circulation 2018; (accepted for publication)

  •  14.43 Impact Factor


Procedural and thirty-day outcomes following transferral implantation of the fully reposition able and retrievable Lotus valve without routine pre-dilatation in a consecutive patient chart: a single centre experience

N Ruparelia · K Thomas · JD Newton · K Grebenik · A Keiralla · G Krasopoulos · R Sayeed · AP Banning  · RK Kharbanda.

Cardiovasc Revasc Med. 2017 Nov; S1553-8389(17)30408-6. doi: 10.1016/j.carrev.2017.10.017

  •  1.15 Impact Factor


Transfemoral Transcatheter Aortic Valve-in Valve Implantation for Aortic Valve Bioprosthesis Failure With the Fully Repositionableand Retrievable Lotus Valve: A Single-Center Experience.

N Ruparelia · K Thomas · JD Newton · K Grebenik · A Keiralla · G Krasopoulos · R Sayeed · AP Banning  · RK Kharbanda.

J Invasive Cardiol. 2017 Sep;29(9):315-319. Epub 2017 Jul 15.

  • 1.112 Impact Factor


Redox-sensitive regulation of cystathionine gamma-lyase (CSE) and the potential protective role of hydrogen sulfide (H2S) in the human heart 

A Tarum · C Psarros  · F. Sanna · L. Herdman · I Akoumianakis · AS Antonopoulos · R Sayeed · G Krasopoulos · S Chuaiphichai · KM Channon · C Antoniades

European Heart Journal, 2017; 38, suppl_1,

  • 15.203 Impact Factor


Echocardiographic pre-operative early mitral inflow velocity-to-early diastolic strain rate ratio predicts post-operative paroxysmal atrial fibrillation in patients undergoing CABG surgery 

G Sangha · EK Oikonomou ·  AS Antonopoulos · L. Herdman · R Sayeed · G Krasopoulos · M Petrou · KM Channon · C Antoniades

European Heart Journal, 2017; 38, suppl_1,

  • 15.203 Impact Factor


Detecting human coronary inflammation by imaging perivascular fat

AS Antonopoulos · F Sanna · N Sabharwal · G Lazanos · EK Oikonomou · L Herdman · M Margaritis · C Shirodaria · AM Kampoli · I Akoumianakis · M Petrou · R Sayeed · G Krasopoulos · C Psarros · P Ciccone · CM Brophy · J Digby · A Kelion · R Uberoi · S Anthony · N Alexopoulos · D Tousoulis · S Achenbach · S Neubauer · KM Channon · C Antoniades

Science Translational Medicine Journal 2017; 9 (398) DOI: 10.1186/s12968-016-0318-2

  • 15.843 Impact Factor

Media: The Guardian, NBC, FT, BBC News, US newspapers, French media


False positive Transit Time Flowmetry graft failure in multi-vessel coronary spasm following off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting

G Kassimis · G Krasopoulos

Case Reports in Cardiology 2017; 3186047 DOI: 10.1155/2017/3186047


Transfemoral transcatheter aortic valve-in-valve implantation for aortic valve bioprosthesis failure with the fully repositionable and retrievable Lotus valve: a single centre experience

N Ruparelia · K Thomas · J Newton · K Grebenik · A Keiralla · G Krasopoulos · R Sayeed · A Banning · RK Kharbanda

J Invasive Cardiol. 2017 Jul 15. pii: JIC2017715-2. [Epub ahead of print]

  • 1.112 Impact Factor


Predictive value of telomere length on outcome following acute myocardial infarction: Evidence for contrasting effects of vascular vs. blood oxidative stress

M Margaritis · F Sanna · G Lazanos · I Akoumianakis · S Patel · AS Antonopoulos · C Duke · L Herdman · C Psarros · EK Oikonomou · C Shinodata · M Petrou · R Sayeed · G Krasopoulos · R Lee · D Tousoulis · KM Channon · C Antoniades

European Heart Journal – accepted for publication

  • 15.203 Impact Factor


A Prospective Study of External Stenting of Saphenous Vein Grafts to the Right Coronary Artery: The VEST II Study

DP Taggart · S Amin · J Djordjevic · EK Oikonomou · S Thomas · A-M Kampoli · N Sabharwal · C Antoniades · G Krasopoulos

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 May 1;51(5):952-958. doi: 10.1093/ejcts/ezw438.

  • 2.81 Impact Factor


Splenic T1-mapping: a novel quantitative method for assessing adenosine stress adequacy on cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging

A Liu · RS Wijesurendra · R Ariga· M Mahmod · E Levelt · A Greiser · M Petrou · G Krasopoulos · JC Forfar · RK Kharbanda · C Channon · S Neubauer · SK Piechnik · VM Ferreira

Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance 2017 Jan 13;19(1):1. doi: 10.1186/s12968-016-0318-2.

  • 5.75 Impact Factor


European real world trans-catheter aortic valve implantation: Systematic review and meta-analysis of European national registries

G Krasopoulos · F Falconieri · U Benedetto · J Newton · R Sayeed · RK Kharbanda · A Banning

Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery (2016) 11:159. doi 10.1186/s13019-016-0552-6

  • 1.413 Impact Factor


Up-regulation of miR-31 in human atrial fibrillation begets the arrhythmia by depleting dystrophin and neuronal nitric oxide synthase.

Reilly S · Liu X · Carnicer R · Recalde A · Muszkiewicz A · Jayaram R · Carena M · Wijesurendra R · Stefanini M · Surdo NC · Lomas O · Ratnatunga C · Sayeed R · Krasopoulos G · Rajakumar T · Bueno-Orovio A · Verheule S · Fulga T · Rodriguez B · Schotten U · Casadei B.

Science Translational Medicine May 2016; 8(340):340ra74-340ra74

  • 15.84 Impact Factor


Mutual Regulation of Epicardial Adipose Tissue and Myocardial Redox State by PPAR-γ/Adiponectin Signaling

Antonopoulos AS · Margaritis M · Verheule S · Recalde A · Sanna F · Herdman L · Psarros C · Nasrallah H · Coutinho P · Akoumianakis I · Brewer AC · Sayeed R · Krasopoulos G · Petrou M · Tarun A · Tousoulis D · Shah AM · Casadei B · Channon KM · Antoniades C.

Circulation Research · 2016 Mar 4;118(5):842-55. doi: 10.1161/CIRCRESAHA.115.307856. Epub 2016 Jan 21.11.04

  • 11.04 Impact Factor


Loss of Myocardial nNOS Mediated by Upregulation of miR-31 in Human Atria Contributes to Begetting of Atrial Fibrillation

X Liu · S Reilly · R Carnicer · A Recalde · A Muszkiewicz · R Jayaram · M C Carena · M Stefanini · R Wijesurendra · O Lomas · R Sayeed · G Krasopoulos · A Bueno-Orovio · B Rodriguez · B Casadei.

Biophysical Journal, February 2016; vol. 110, issue 3, p. 451a

  • 3.972 Impact Factor


Adiponectin as a Link Between Type 2 Diabetes and Vascular NADPH Oxidase Activity in the Human Arterial Wall: The Regulatory Role of Perivascular Adipose Tissue.

A S Antonopoulos · M Margaritis · P Coutinho · C Shirodaria · C Psarros · L Herdman · F Sanna · R De Silva · M Petrou · R Sayeed · G Krasopoulos · R Lee · J Digby · S Reilly · C Bakogiannis · D Tousoulis · B Kessler · B Cadadei · K M Channon · C Antoniades

Diabetes 12/2015; 64(6). DOI:10.2337/db14-1011

  • 8.47 Impact Factor


Evaluation of the role of miR-31-dependent reduction in dystrophin and nNOS on atrial-fibrillation-induced electrical remodelling in man.

S Reilly · X Liu · R Carnicer · T Rajakumar · R Sayeed · G Krasopoulos · S Verheule · T Fulga · U Schotten · B Casadei

The Lancet 02/2015; 385:S82. DOI:10.1016/S0140-6736(15)60397-X

  • 45.22 Impact Factor


Increased Nadph-Oxidase Activity Is Associated With Reduced Telomere Length in the Human Vascular Wall: The Influence of Oxidative Stress on Biological Aging.

M Margaritis · S Patel · AS Antonopoulos · L Herdman · F Sanna · K Ananthan · M Petrou · G Krasopoulos · K M Channon · C Antoniades

Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology 2015; 35 (Suppl 1), A655-A655

  • 6.0 Impact Factor


P106 * Loss of myocardial nNOS in human atrial fibrillation (AF) shortens action potential duration (APD) by increasing Ito: Implications for AF-induced electrical remodelling.

X Liu · S Reilly · R Carnicer · A Recalde · G Krasopoulos · R Sayeed · R Desilva · B Casadei

Cardiovascular Research 07/2014; 103(suppl 1):S18. DOI:10.1093/cvr/cvu082.47

  • 5.81 Impact Factor


A MiR-31-dependent Loss of Dystrophin & Nnos in the Human Atria Plays a Key Role in Atrial Fibrillation-induced Electrical Remodelling.

S Reilly · X Liu · R Carnicer · T Rajakumar · R Sayeed · G Krasopoulos · S Verheule · T Fulga · U Schotten · B Casadei

Circulation 2014; 130 (Suppl 2), A17767-A17767

  • 14.43 Impact Factor


Perivascular adipose tissue around the left internal mammary artery regulates oxidative stress in this graft through PI3k/Akt-mediated down-regulation of p22phox subunit of NADPH-oxidase.

M Margaritis · A Antonopoulos · P Coutinho · R Sayeed · R De Silva · M Petrou · G Krasopoulos · R Lee · K M Channon · C Antoniades.

European Heart Journal 2014 vol. 35, pp. 1200-1201.

  • 15.203 Impact Factor


Myocardial redox state as a regulator of PPAR-gamma signalling in epicardial adipose tissue of patients with ischemic heart disease: insights from the Oxford CABG Bioresource.

A Antonopoulos · M Margaritis · P Coutinho · C Psarros · D Tousoulis · G Krasopoulos · M Petrou · B Casadei · K M Channon · C Antoniades.

European Heart Journal 2014 vol. 35, pp. 446-446.

  • 15.203 Impact Factor


Reply to actis dato et Al. (I).

G Krasopoulos · P Goldstraw

European journal of cardio-thoracic surgery 03/2012; 41(3):725. DOI:10.1093/ejcts/ezr088

  • 2.81 Impact Factor


The effect of prehospital time related variables on mortality following severe thoracic trauma.

E Kidher · G Krasopoulos · T Coats · A Charitou · P Magee · R Uppal · T Athanasiou

Injury 05/2011; 43(9):1386-92. DOI:10.1016/j.injury.2011.04.014

  • 2.46 Impact Factor


Minimally invasive repair of pectus excavatum deformity 

G Krasopoulos · P Goldstraw

European journal of cardio-thoracic surgery 02/2011; 39(2):149-58. DOI:10.1016/ j.ejcts.2010.07.019

  • 2.81 Impact Factor

* Editorial: J. Cardiothorac. Surg. 2011; 39(2): 159 – 159 by F. Robicsek


Economic analysis of esophageal stenting for management of malignant dysphagia

C Rao · A Haycock · E Zacharakis · G Krasopoulos · D Yakoub · A Protopapas · A Darzi · G B Hanna · T Athanasiou

Diseases of the Esophagus 02/2009; 22(4):337-47. DOI:10.1111/j.1442-2050.2008.00916.x

  • 2.06 Impact Factor


Aspirin “resistance” and risk of cardiovascular morbidity: Systematic review and meta-analysis

G Krasopoulos · S J Brister · W S Beattie · M R Buchanan.

BMJ 02/2008; 336(7637):195-8. DOI:10.1136/bmj.39430.529549.BE

  • 16.38 Impact Factor   * Editorial: BMJ, 2008 336: 166-167 by G. Biondi-Zoccai & M. Lotrionte* Media: – TV News & Newspapers: CNN, CTV, Ch-4, Daily Telegraph, Washington Post* Web Pages: National Institute of Health Research – DARE (NHS), The Heart, British Heart Foundation, British Carciovascular Society, MedPage Today, Irish Med. News, Englemed News


Custom-tailored valved conduit for complex aortic root disease

G Krasopoulos · T E David · S Armstrong

The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery 02/2008; 135(1):3-7. DOI:10.1016/j.jtcvs.2007.06.016


Invited commentary – Self and parental assessment after minimally invasive repair of pectus excavatum: Lasting satisfaction after bar removal.

P Goldstraw · G Krasopoulos

The Annals of thoracic surgery 06/2007; 83(5):1849. DOI:10.1016/j.athoracsur.2007.02.038

  • 3.65 Impact Factor


Nuss procedure improves the quality of life in young mate adults with pectus excavatum deformity

G Krasopoulos · M Dusmet · G Ladas · P Goldstraw

European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery 02/2006; 29(1):1-5. DOI:10.1016/j.ejcts.2005.09.018

  • 2.81 Impact Factor


Clampless Arterial Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting with the Use of Magnetic Coupling Devices.

T Athanasiou · H Ashrafian  · G Krasopoulos · S Purkayastha · V Malinowski · S Al-Ruzzeh · B Glenville · R De La Stanbridge · R Casula

Journal of Cardiac Surgery 01/2006; 21(1):69-74; discussion 75-6. DOI:10.1111/j.1540-8191.2006.00172.x

  • 0.89 Impact Factor


Emergency thoracotomy in the pre-hospital setting: a procedure requiring clarification.

T Athanasiou · G Krasopoulos · P Nambiar · T Coats · M Petrou · P Magee · R Uppal

European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery 08/2004; 26(2):377-86. DOI:10.1016/j.ejcts.2004.03.016

  • 2.81 Impact Factor


Sclerosing mediastinitis with aortic valve regurgitation and aortic root dilatation.

G St Krasopoulos · M Ibrahim · G Venn

Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine 03/2000; 93(2):83.

  • 2.02 Impact Factor


Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion with the Amplatzer Amulet™ for Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation: The First Case in Greece.

A Tzikas · L Karagounis · M Bouktsi · A Drevelegas · D Parcharidou · S Ioannidis · G Krasopoulos · G Giannakoulas

Hell J Cardiol 2013 Sep-Oct;54(5):408-412.

  • 1.227 Impact Factor


Greek guidelines for the use of antiplatelet agents on primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular diseases.

I Goudevenos, G Krasopoulos, A Tselepis et al

Hell J Cardiol 2013 Feb. 2013.

  • 1.227 Impact Factor


Oesophageal leiomyoma, a rare tumour. Presentation of two cases.

M Douzinas, G Krasopoulos, G Lazopoulos, N Haroulis.

Hell J CardiolActa Chirur. Hell. 1996, Vol. 6 (Suppl.): 16


Book Chapters

  1. Cases in Adult Congenital Heart Disease – Surgical repair of Ebstein’s anomaly.
    G. Krasopoulos, P. Catarino, H. Uemura
    Publisher: Elsevier, Prof. M. Gatzoulis

  2. Hospital Surgery – Thoracic Trauma.
    G. Krasopoulos, S. S. Panesar, T. Athanasiou
    Publisher: Cambridge University Press, Prof. A. Darzi


The ESC Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine 3rd edition Surgical Therapies for Pericardial disease.                                         G. Krasopoulos
Publisher:  European Society of Cardiology

Scientific Presentations

  • Translation of the Non-Invasive Measurement of Creatine Kinase Flux in Human Myocardium: from Bench to Magnet                                                                                                                                                                                                                  MA Peterzan; CA Lygate; HA Lake; PJ Cox; JJ Rayner; MJ Hundertmark; AP Apps; RA Sayeed; M Petrou; G. Krasopoulos; S Neubauer; WT Clarke; CT Rodgers; OJ Rider                                                                                                                                                                                                         The Joint EuroCMR*/SCMR Meeting – Poster ID Number: P081; 31 Jan – 3 Feb 2018, Barcelona, Spain
  • Early patency of externally stented saphenous vein grafts in CABG – Interim report from the multicenter randomized VEST III Trial.                                                                                                                                                                                                                     DP Taggart; A Paraforos; G. Krasopoulos; JT Donovan; C Rajakaruna; HA Vohra; J Zacharias; MN Bittar; A Bose; R De Silva; M Berman; L Ladyshenskij; M Thielmann; D Wendt; S Sandner; P Angleitner; G Laufer; N Bonaros; T-H Choi; O Liakopoulos; S Ohri; S Jacobs; A Lipey; G Bolotin; I Friedrich                                                                                                                                                                                                                          AATS 97th Annual Meeting; 28 April – 3 May 2017, Boston, USA
  • Temporal changes in outcomes following transfemoral implantation of a fully retrievable and repositionable transcatheter aortic valve prosthesis without routine pre-dilatation for the management of severe aortic stenosis                                                                                                                           N Ruparelia · K Thomas · J Newton · K Grebenik · A Keiralla · G Krasopoulos · R Sayeed · A Banning · RK Kharbanda                                                                                                                                                                                EuroPCR 2017; 16-19 May 2017, Paris, France
  • Adenosine stress and rest native splenic T1 predicts the “splenic switch-off” sign without the need for gadolinium – a novel method to assess stress adequacy before first-pass perfusion imaging        Liu A · Wijesurendra R S · Ariga· Mahmod M· Levelt E· Greiser A· Petrou M · Krasopoulos G · Forfar J C · Kharbanda R K · Channon C · Neubauer S · Piechnik S K · Ferreira V M                                                                           SCMR 20th Annual Scientific Sessions; 1-4 Feb 2017, Washington DC, USA
  • Prospective Study of External Stenting of Saphenous Vein Grafts to the Right Coronary Artery: The VEST II Study                                                                                                                                                                           D P Taggart; S Amin; J Djordjevic; E K Economou; S Thomas; A M Kampoli; N Sabharwal; A D Kelion; C Antoniades;    G. Krasopoulos                                                                                                                                                      AATS 96th Annual Meeting, 14-17 May 2016, Baltimore, USA
  • Using the VEST (Venous External Support) device in coronary artery bypass surgery.                                                            Krasopoulos; S Amin; J Djordjevic; E K Economou; S Thomas; A M Kampoli; N Sabharwal; A D Kelion; C Antoniades; D P Taggart                                                                                                                                                                                               80th SCTS Meeting & Cardiothoracic Forum, 13-15 March 2016, Birmingham, UK.
  • The complimentary relation of high-resolution Epi-Cardial Imaging and Transit Time Flowmetry illustrated through real life clinical case scenarios.                                                                                                                                                                                               S Amin, G. Krasopoulos; H Kattach; D Verdichizzo; D P Taggart                                                                                                                                        80th SCTS Meeting & Cardiothoracic Forum, 13-15 March 2016, Birmingham, UK.
  • ACHD in Greece: preliminary results from the CHALLENGE registry.                                                                                                           G. Giannakoulas, K. Vasileiadis, A. Fragoudaki, A. Tzifa, S. Mprili, G. Krasopoulos et al                                                                                                                                                                                                                           35th International Cardiology Meeting, 11-13 Feb. 2016, Ioannina, Hellas.
  • Heart failure in patients with ACHD in Greece (poster).                                                                                                                                       G. Giannakoulas, K. Vasileiadis, A. Fragoudaki, A. Tzifa, S. Mprili, G. Krasopoulos, et al                                                                                                                              17th Panhellenic Meeting in Heart Failure, 5-7 Feb. 2016, Athens, Hellas.
  • New Roles of the Interplay Between Endothelin and Insulin-like Growth Factor 1 in the Regulation of Vascular Redox State In Patients With Type 2 Diabetes and Coronary Atherosclerosis                                                                                                                                                    Akoumianakis, M. Margaritis, F. Sanna, L. Herdman, C. Psarros, R. Sayeed, G. Krasopoulos, P. Wohlfart, K. Channon, C. Antoniades                                                                                                                                                                 AHA scientific sessions 2015, 7 – 11 Nov. 2015, Orlando, USA.
  • Myocardial redox state as a regulator of PPAR-gamma signalling in epicardial adipose tissue of patients with ischemic heart disease: insights from the Oxford CABG Bioresource                                                                                                                                  A Antonopoulos, M Margaritis, P Coutinho, C Psarros, D Tousoulis, G Krasopoulos, M Petrou, B Casadei, KM Channon, C Antoniades                                                                                                                                                                  ESC Congress 365 FP Number: P2509, Session Type: Poster Session, 30 Aug – 3 Sep. 2014, Barcelona, Spain.
  • Adult congenital heart disease in Greece : Preliminary results from CHALLENGE                                                                                   G. Giannakoulas, K, Basiliadis, A. Fragoudaki, A. Tzifa, S. Mprili, G. Krasopoulos et al                                                                                                   35th International Congress of Cardiology, 23-25 Oct. 2014, Athens, Hellas.
  • Antiplatelet therapy and coronary artery by-pass surgery.                                                                                                                                   G. Krasopoulos                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Advanced Learning on Platelets & Thrombosis Intern. Course – ALPIC, 27-29 Jan. 2012, Metsovo,   Greece
  • Bicuspid aortic root and endocarditis.
    G. Krasopoulos
    Ioannina meeting of cardiac conditions & clinical decision,25-27 Nov. 2011, Ioannina, Greece
  • Percutaneous repair of mitral valve regurgitation – round table commentator.
    G. Krasopoulos
    4th Meeting of Innovations in Interventional Cardiology & Electrophysiology – IICE,25-27 Nov. 2011, Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Prosthetic valve type selection based on current trends.
    G. Krasopoulos
    Hellenic Cardiology Society – Working Groups Education Seminar,17-19 Feb. 2011, Loutraki, Greece.
  • Aspirin Resistance: Impact on Clinical Outcome—A Meta-Analysis                                                                                                                 G. Krasopoulos, S. Brister, S. Beattie, M. Buchanan
    American Heart Association –Stroke 2007 meeting, 7-10 Feb 2007, San Francisco, USA.

    • Science News; Feb. 2007
    • International Medicine World Report, April 2007
    • Renal & Urology News, April 2007
  • A Meta-analysis of ‘Aspirin Resistance’ & Clinical Outcomes
    G. Krasopoulos, S. Brister, S. Beattie, M. Buchanan
    Society of Cardiothoracic Surgeons annual meeting, 11-14 March 2007, Manchester, UK.
  • Aspirin Resistance: Impact on Clinical Outcome—A Meta-Analysis
    G. Krasopoulos, S. Brister, S. Beattie, M. Buchanan
    American Heart Association -Stroke 2007 meeting, 7-10 Feb 2007, San Francisco, USA.

    • Media: Science News; Feb. 2007, International Medicine World Report, April 2007, Renal & Urology News, April 2007
  • Nuss procedure can improve the quality of life of young adults with pectus excavatum deformity.
    G. Krasopoulos, M. Dusmet, G. Ladas, P. Goldstraw
    16th World Congress of WSCTS meeting, 17-20 Aug 2006, Ottawa, Canada
  • Clamp-less arterial coronary artery by-pass grafting with the use of magnetic coupling devices.
    T. Athanasiou, H. Asrafian, G. Krasopoulos, S. Purkayastha, V. Malinowski, S.Al-Ruzzeh, B. Glenville, R. De La Stanbridge, R. Casula
    8th ISMICS meeting, 1-4 June 2005, New York, USA.
  • Is emergency thoracotomy an independent predictor of mortality after chest trauma?
    T. Athanasiou, G. Krasopoulos, et al
    2nd EACTS/ESTS meeting, 12-15 Oct 2003, Vienna, Austria.
  • The local administration of Aprotinin and Cortisone during liver transplantations, in pigs. Reperfusion injury & coagulopathy.
    G. Krasopoulos, et al
    11th Hellenic Transplantation Meeting, 2-4 April 2000, Athens, Greece.
  • Left Ventricular Outflow Obstruction and Mitral Regurgitation in a patient with Cardiomyopathy and Systolic Anterior Motion of the Mitral Valve.
    W. Awad, G. Krasopoulos, F. Shabbo.
    The R.S.M. – Cardiothoracic Section Meeting, 13 Nov. 1998, London, UK.
  • Oesophageal Leiomyoma, a rare tumour. Presentation of two cases.
    M. Douzinas, G. Krasopoulos, G. Lazopoulos, N. Haroulis.
    XX Hellenic Meeting of Surgery, 3-7 November 1996, Athens, Greece.
  • Vascular Access for Haemodialysis. Study of Complications and Patency.
    G. Krasopoulos, G. Lazopoulos, Z. Demestihas, M. Douzinas.
    International Multidisciplinary Symposium of Angioaccess for Haemodialysis, 3-5 June 1996, Val de Loire, France.
  • Peripheral and Splanchnic Artery Aneurysms.
    G. Krasopoulos, M. Douzinas, et. al.
    7th Mediterranean Congress of Angiology and Vascular Surgery, 23-26 March 1996, Limassol, Cyprus.
  • Tumours and masses of mediastinum. Diagnostic and therapeutic approach.
    G. Krasopoulos, M. Douzinas.
    8th Hell. Meeting of Thoracic diseases, 14-17 March 1996, Athens, Hellas.
  • Vascular Access for Haemodialysis.
    G. Krasopoulos, M. Douzinas, et. al.
    3rd Hellenic Meeting of Angiology and Vascular Surgery, 19-21 Jan. 1996, Athens, Greece.


Local Meetings & Grand Rounds Presentations

  1. Postoperative care for cardiothoracic patients; London Chest Hospital, 13 Feb. 2003.
  2. Pleural tumours – What’s new?London Chest Hospital, 9 July 2002.
  3. The Aortic Complex;St. Mary’s Hospital, 3 July 2001.
  4. Mesothelioma;St. Mary’s Hospital, 3 Apr. 2001.
  5. Aortic Aneurysms: causes, surgical management, results;St. Mary’s Hospital, 6 Feb 2001.
  6. Aneurysms of the ascending aorta & the aortic arch;London Chest Hospital, 14 Apr. 2000.
  7. Evidence based medicine for CABP Surgery;London Chest Hospital, 21 Jan. 2000.
  8. Pneumonia – Multiple Organ failure;North Staffs Hospitals Trust, Stoke, 21 Jan. 1998.


I have reviewed articles submitted for publication to the following journals:

  1. European Journal of Cardiothoracic surgery
  2. European Medical Journal of Cardiology
  3. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
  4. Annals of Thoracic Surgery
  5. Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery
  6. International Journal of Cardiology
  7. Cardiology Research and Practice
  8. Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery
  9. Case Reports in Cardiology