Vascular Surgeon, George Geroulakos
                

 

PUBLICATIONS:

1. Theodorou BC, Grivas TM, Geroulakos G, Paivanas C, Carajalios T. A study of 57 multi-injured patients based on the injury severity score. Acta Orthop Hellenica 36: 11-18, 1985

2. Geroulakos G. Surgical problems of jejunal diverticulosis.
Ann Royal Coll Surg England 69: 266-268, 1987
Selected to be presented to:
a)International Synopses, Northbrook, IL, USA, 1988

3. Geroulakos G, Taylor, Smithers M, Wilkins J. Multiple enteroliths in a chronically obstructed duodenal loop after Roux en Y biliary diversion. Surgery 102: 883-885, 1987

4. Geroulakos G, Parvin S, Bell PRF. Obturator foramen grafts. The alternative route for sepsis in the femoral triangle. Acta Chir Scand 154: 111-112, 1988

5. Geroulakos G, May ARL. Transmetatarsal amputation in patients with peripheral vascular disease. Eur J Vasc Surg 5: 655-658, 1991

6. Geroulakos G, Nicolaides AN. Infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysms less than 5 cm in diameter: The surgeon's dilemma. Eur J Vasc Surg 6: 616-622, 1992

7. Veller MG, Fisher CM, Nicolaides AN, Renton S, Geroulakos G, Stafford NJ, Szendro G, Belcaro G. Measurement of the ultrasonic intima-media complex thickness in normal subjects. J Vasc Surg 17: 719-725, 1993
Selected for presentation to:
a) The Year book of Vascular Surgery 1994

8. Geroulakos G, Ramaswami G, Labropoulos N, Belcaro G and Nicolaides AN. Ultrasonographic differences between symptomatic and asymptomatic plaques. Br.J.Surg. 79: 1235, 1992

9. Belcaro G, Laurora G, Cesarone MR, Barsotti A, Trevi GP, Renton S, Veller M, Fisher C, Geroulakos G, Nicolaides AN.
Noninvasive Ultrasonic Biopsy: Evaluation of early arteriosclerotic lesions progression in normal asymptomatic, hyperlipidemic, and diabetic subjects. Angiology 44: 93-99, 1993

10. Geroulakos G,Ramaswami G,Nicolaides A,James K, Labropoulos N, Belcaro G, Haloway M. Characteriation of symptomatic and asymptomatic carotid plaques using high resolution real time ultrasound.
Br.J.Surg.80:1274-1277,1993
Selected for presentation to:
a) The Year Book of Neuroradiology 1994
b) The Year Book of Vascular Surgery 1995

11. Kalodiki E, Calahoras L, Geroulakos G, Nicolaides AN.
Liquid Crystal Thermography and Duplex in the Preoperative Marking of Incompetent Perforating Veins.
Phlebology. 10: 110-114, 1995
a) Selected for presentation to:
Scope on Phlebology and Lymphology 3: 20-22, 1996

12. Hughes AD, Sinclair AM, Geroulakos G, Majet J, MacKay J, Shahi M, Thom S, Nicolaides A, Severs PS.
Structural changes in the heart and carotid arteries associated with hypertention in humans.J.Human Hypertens. 7: 395-397, 1993

13. Belcaro G,Geroulakos G,Laurora G,Cesarone MR,De Sanctis MT, Incandela L, Barsotti A.
Inter/intra-observer variability of carotid and femoral bifurcation intima-media thickness measurements.Panminerva Med.1993;35:75-79.

14. Ramaswami G,FisherCM, Geroulakos G, Kalodiki E, Nicolaides AN.
Cost effectiveness of prophylaxis of deep vein thrombosis in general surgery.
Br.J.Surg. 1993;80:1483-1484

15. Geroulakos G, O'Gorman D, Nicolaides A, Sheridan D, Elkeles R, Shaper AG.
Carotid intima-media thickness: correlation with the British Regional Heart Study
risk score.J.Int.Med.1994;235:431-433

16. Geroulakos G, O'Gorman D, Kalodiki E, Sheridan D, Nicolaides A. The carotid intima-media thickness as a marker of the presence of severe symptomatic coronary artery disease. Eur Heart Journal 1994 ;15:781-785

17. Ramaswami G , Al-Katoubi A, Nicolaides A, Geroulakos G, Ferrara-Ryan M, Aref F, Labropoulos N, Sutton G.
Duplex controlled angioplasty.
Eur.J.Vasc.Surg. 1994 ;8:457-463
Also published as an abstract in Br.J.Surg. April 1994

18. Geroulakos G, Nicolaides AN
Controlled studies of Daflon 500mg in chronic venous insufficiency
Angiology 1994 ;45:549-553

19. Geroulakos G, Domjan J, Nicolaides A, Stevens, Labropoulos N, Ramaswami G, Belcaro J, Mansfield A.
Ultrasonic carotid plaque morphology and the risk of cerebral infarction on computed tomography
J Vasc Surg 1994;20:263-266.
Selected for presentation to:
a) The year book of vascular surgery 1996

20. Labropoulos N, Leon M, Geroulakos G, Ramaswami G, Chan P, Nicolaides A. Distribution of valvular reflux in patients with venous ulceration. Am.J.Surg.1995;169:572-574

21. Geroulakos G ,Ramaswami G, Veller MG, Fisher C, Renton S, Nicolaides A, Waldron HA, Diamond J, Elkeles RS.
Arterial wall changes in subjects with Type II diabetes
Diabetic Medicine 1994 ;11:692-695.

22. Geroulakos G, Brozakis P, Goode AW, Newell M, Boucher BJ. The use of Tl-201/Tc-99m subtraction scans and the emission tomography for localisation of abnormal parathyroids.
Acta Chirurgica Hellenica 1994;66:260-264

23. El-Barghouty N, Geroulakos G, Nicolaides A, Androulakis A, et al.Computer-Assisted Carotid plaque characterisation.
Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 1995;9:389-393

24. Geroulakos G, Nicolaides A. Venous tone evaluation by elastic modulus and therapeutic evaluations. Int Angiol 1995; 14 ( Suppl. 1 to issue No 3): 14-17

25. Geroulakos G, Hobson R, Nicolaides A. Ultrasonic carotid plaque morphology in predicting stroke risk. Br J Surg 1996;83:582-587

26. Hughes AD, Sinclair AM, Geroulakos G, Mayet J, Mackay J, Shahi M, Thom S, Nicolaides A, Sever PS. Structural changes in the cardiovascular system of untreated essential hypertensives. Blood Pressure 1995;4:42-47

27. Geroulakos G, Botchway LT, Pai V, Wilkinson AR, Galloway JMD. Effect of carotid endarterectomy on the ocular circulation and on ocular symptoms unrelated to emboli.
Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 1996;11:359-363
Selected for presentation to:
a) The year book of vascular surgery 1998

28. Lumley J, Geroulakos G. Aneurysms. Surgery 1996;14:61-64.

29. N El-Barghouty, Nicolaides A, Bahal V, Geroulakos G, Androulakis A. The identification of the high risk carotid plaque. Eur J Endovasc Surg 1996;11:470-478

30. Geroulakos G, Hobson RW, Nicolaides AN. Ultrasonic carotid plaque morphology. J E M U 1996;17:165-170

31. Wright JG, Geroulakos G. Ancrod: Clinical indications and methods of use. Seminars in Vascular Surgery 1996;9:315-328

32. Elkeles RS, Diamond JR, El-Bahghouti N, Dhanjil S, Nicolaides A, Geroulakos G, Renton S, Anyaoku V, Richmond W, Mather H, Sharp P. Relative fasting Hypoinsulinaemia and the ultrasonically measured early arterial disease in Type 2 Diabetes. Diabetic Med 1996;13:247-253

33. Geroulakos G, Lumley J, Wright JG. Factors influencing the long term results of abdominal aortic aneurysms. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 1997;13:3-8

34. Geroulakos G, Shervanthi Homer-Vanniasinkam, Wilkinson A, Galloway I. Cholesterol embolisation. A lethal complication of instrumentation of an aneurysmal aorta.
Int Angiol 1997;16:69-71

35. Geroulakos G, Wright JG, Anderson L, Tober CT, Smead W.
Use of the splenic and hepatic artery for renal revascularization in patients with atherosclerotic renal artery disease. Ann Vasc Surg 1997;11:85-89

36. Ibegbuna V, Nicolaides AN, Sowade O, Leon M, Geroulakos G. Venous elasticiy after treatment with Daflon 500mg
Angiology 1997;48:45-49

37. Geroulakos G, Smead W, Belcaro G. Morphologie ultrasonique des plaques carotidiennes: signification clinique. Arteres et Veines 1996;15:159-165

38. El-Barghouti N, Nicolaides A, Tegos T, Geroulakos G. The relative effect of carotid plaque heterogeneity and echogenicity on ipsilateral cerebral infarction and symptoms of cerebrovascular disease. Int Angiol 1996;15:300-6

39. El Barghouti N, Elkeles R, Nicolaides A, Geroulakos G, Dhanjil S, Diamond J. The ultrasonic evaluation of the carotid intima- media thickness and its relation to risk factors of atherosclerosis in normal and diabetic population
Int Angiol 1997;16:50-54

40. Geroulakos G, Tober C, Katsamouris. Angioplasty for lower-limb ischaemia: is it really the optimal treatment for intermittent claudication? Hellenic Medical Journal 1997;2:59-60

41. Cesarone MR, Belcaro G, Geroulakos G, Ricci A, Laurora G, Nicolaides AN, De Sanctis MT, Incandela L, Marelli C.
Fibrinolytic enhancement with defibrotide in the treatment of venous ulceration. Angiologie 1997;49:10-14

42. Geroulakos G, Tober JC, Anderson L, Smead WL.
Antegrade visceral revascularisation via a thoracoabdominal approach for chronic visceral ischaemia
Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 1999;17:56-59

43. Sabatai M, Tegos T, Nicolaides AN, El-Atrozy S, Dhanjil S, Griffin M, Belcaro G, Geroulakos G.
Hemispheric symptoms and carotid plaque echomorphology.
J Vasc Surg 2000;31:39-49

44. Geroulakos G, Hossain J, Tran T. Economy class syndrome presenting as Phlegmasia caerulea dolens. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 2000;20:102-104

45. Geroulakos G, Sabetai M. Ultrasonic carotid plaque characterisation. Archives of Hellelnic Medicine 2000;17:141- 145

46. G.Geroulakos. The risk of venous thromboembolism from air travel. The evidence is only circumstantial.(Editorial). BMJ 2001;322:188
a) Reprinted in the journal BMJ USA 2001:1;80-81

47. G.Geroulakos, C.Misouris, A.Mitchell, R.M.Greenhalgh. Endovascular treatment of renal artery stenosis. J Endovasc Ther 2001;8:177-185
(Editorial comment on the same issue of the journal. 2001;8:186- 187)

48. Belcaro G, Nicolaides AN, Ramaswami G, Cesarone MR, De Sanctis M, Incandela L, Ferrari P, Geroulakos G, Barsotti A, Griffin M, Dhanjil S, Sabetai M,Bucci M, Martines G. Carotid and femoral ultrasound morphology screening and cardiovascular events in low risk subjects: a 10-year follow-up study (the CAFES-CAVE study(1)). Atherosclerosis 2001 Jun;156(2):379-87.

49. Ijaz S, Geroulakos G. Ruptured internal iliac artery aneurysm mimicking a hip fracture. Int Angiol 2001;20:187-9

50. Matsagas MI, Geroulakos G, Mikhailidis DP. The role of platelets in peripheral arterial disease. Ann Vasc Surg 2002; 16: 246-258

51. Hosoi Y, Geroulakos G, Belcaro G, Sutton S. Characteristics of deep vein thrombosis associated with prolonged travel. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 2002; 24: 235-238

52. Nicolaides AN, Kakkos SK, Griffin M, Geroulakos G, Bashardi E. Ultrasound plaque characterisation, genetic markers and risks. Pathophysiol Haemost Thromb 2002; 32: 371-377

53. Matsagas M, Rivera M, Tran T, Mitchell A, Robless P, Davies A, Geroulakos G. Clinical outcome following infra-inguinal percutaneous transluminal angioplasy for critical limb ischemia. CardioVascular and Interventional Radiology 2003; 26: 251-255

54. Kakkos S, Rivera M, Matsagas M, Lazarides M, Robless P, Belcaro G, Geroulakos G. Validation of the new venous severity scoring system in varicose vein surgery. Is the new scoring system better than the ceap classification system?
J Vasc Surg 2003; 38: 224-228

55. Matsagas M, Jagroop A, Geroulakos G, Mikhailidis D. The effect of a loading dose (300mg) of clopidogrel on platelet function in patients with peripheral arterial disease.
Clin Appl Thromb Hemost. 2003 Apr; 9(2): 115-20

56. Kakkos S, Zolota V, Peristeropoulou P, Apostolopoulou A, Geroulakos G, Tsolakis I. Increased mast cell infiltration in familial varicose veins: pathogenetic implications? Int Angiol 2003; 22:43-49

57. Jagroop A, Matsagas M, Geroulakos G, Mikhailidis D. The effect of clopidogrel (plavix), aspirin and both antiplatelet drugs on platelet function in patients with peripheral arterial disease. Platelets 2003 (In Press)

58. Nicolaides A, Sabetai M, Kakkos SK, Dhanjil S, Tegos T, Stevens JM, Thomas DJ, Francis S, Griffin M, Geroulakos G, Ioannidou E, Kyriacou E.  The Asymptomatic Carotid Stenosis and Risk of Stroke (ACSRS) study. Aims and results of quality control. Int Angiol. 2003; 22: 263-272

59. A.Jagroop, M.Matsagas, G.Geroulakos, D. Mikhailidis. The effect of clopidogrel (plavix), aspirin and both antiplatelet drugs on platelet function in patients with peripheral arterial disease. Platelets 2004;15:117-125

60. D.Boudouroglou, S.Kakos, G.Geroulakos. Adjuvant medical therapy to deep venous reconstruction. Phlebology, 2004;19:4-6

61. S.Kakkos, G.Geroulakos. Economy class stroke syndrome. A case report and review of the literature. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 2004;273:239-243

62. Bountouroglou, G.Geroulakos. Ultrasound guided foam sclerotherapy for the treatment of primary varicose veins (editorial). Phlebology, 2004;19:107-108

63. P.Robless, G.Geroulakos. Lymphoedema. Surgery 2004;22:324-327

64. Hareendran,  A. Bradbury,  J . Budd,   G. Geroulakos, F.D.R.  Hobbs, J. Kenkre,  T. Symonds. 
Measuring the impact of venous leg ulcers on patients' Quality of Life.
J Wound Care. 2005;14(2):53-7

65. G.Geroulakos, S.Kakkos, D.Sellu.  Autologous vein graft for aneurysm repair in a contaminated field. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 2005;29:247-249

66. Kakkos SK, Geroulakos G, Nicolaides AN. Improvement of the Walking Ability in Intermittent Claudication due to Superficial Femoral Artery Occlusion With Supervised Exercise and Pneumatic Foot and Calf Compression: A Randomised Controlled Trial. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 2005;30:164-175

66. G.Geroulakos. Antegrade revascularisation for chronic visceral ischaemia. Zentralbl Chir. 2005;130(3):235-7

67. Kakkos SK, Geroulakos G. A 75-year-old woman with a hemispheric stroke.  PLoS Med. 2005;2(4):e79

68. Nicolaides AN, Kakkos SK, Griffin M, Sabetai M, Dhanjil S, Tegos T, Thomas DJ, Giannoukas A, Geroulakos G et al. Severity of asymptomatic carotid stenosis and risk of ipsilateral hemispheric ischaemic events: results from the ACSRS study. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg. 2005 Sep;30(3):275-84

69. Kakkos SK, Griffin M, Geroulakos G, Nicolaides AN. The efficacy of a new portable sequential compression device (SCD Express) in preventing venous stasis. J Vasc Surg. 2005;42:296-303

70. Kakkos SK, Nicolaides A, Griffin M, Sabetai M, Dhanjil S, Thomas DJ, Sonecha T, Salmasi AM, Geroulakos G, Georgiou N, Francis S, Ioannidou E, Dore CJ. Factors associated with mortality in patients with asymptomatic carotid stenosis: results from the ACSRS Study. Int Angiol 2005;24:221-30

71. Nicolaides AN, Kakkos SK, Griffin M, Sabetai M, Dhanjil S, Thomas DJ, Geroulakos G,Georgiou N, Francis S, Ioannidou E, Dore CJ. Effect of image normalization on carotid plaque classification and the risk of ipsilateral hemispheric ischaemic events: results from the asymptomatic carotid stenosis and risk of stroke study. Vascular 2005;13:211-21

72. Boudouroglou DG, Azzam M, Kakkos SK, Pathmarajah M, Young P, Geroulakos G
Ultrasound-guided foam sclerotherapy combined with sapheno-femoral ligation compared to surgical treatment of varicose veins: early results of a randomized controlled Trial.
Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 2006;31:93-100

73. Abdul-Jabar HB, Geroulakos G, Philpott N, Fareed J. Warfarin-induced skin necrosis: a case report. Clin Appl Thromb Hemost 2006;12:101-104

74. Kakkos SK, Bountouroglou DG, Azzam M, Kalodiki E, Dascalopoulos M, Geroulakos G.
Effectiveness and Safety of ultrasound-guided foam sclerotherapy for recurrent varicose veins: Immediate results. Endovasc Ther 2006;13: 357-364
a) Abstract of this paper with comments published in the Venous Digest, Volume 14, Number 4, April 2007

75.Kakkos SK, Daskalopoulou SS, Daskalopoulos ME, Nicolaides AN, Geroulakos G. Review on the value of graduated elastic compression stockings after deep vein thrombosis. Thrombosis and Haemostasis 2006; 96:441-445

76. Kalodiki E, Ellis M, Kakkos S, Williams A, Davies AH, Geroulakos G. Immediate hemodynamic effect of the additional use of the SCD EXPRESS TM Compression System in patients with venous ulcers treated with the four-layer compression bandaging. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 2007; 33: 483-487

77. Kakkos SK, Stevens JM, Nicolaides AN, Kyriacou E, Pattichis CS, Geroulakos G , Thomas D. Texture analysis of ultrasound images of symptomatic carotid plaques can identify those plaques associated with ipsilateral embolic brain infarction. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 2007; 33: 422-429

78. Nicolaides AN, Allegra C, Bergan J, Bradbury A, Cairols M, Carpentier P, Comerota A, Delis C Eklof B, Fassiadis N, Georgiou N, Geroulakos G et al.
Management of chronic venous disorders of the lower limbs: guidelines according to scientific evidence. Int Angiol.2008 Mar;27(1):1-59

79. Daskalopoulou S, Pathmarajah M, Kakkos S, Dascalopoulos M, Hollloway PAH, Mikhailidis DM, Mayo NE, Geroulakos G.
Association between Ankle-Brachial Index and risk factor profile in patients newly diagnosed with intermittent claudication.
Circ. J. 2008;72:441-448

80. Kakkos SK, Caprini JA, Geroulakos G, Nicolaides AN, Stansby GP, Reddy DJ. Combined pneumatic leg compression and pharmacological methods of prophylaxis for the prevention of venous thromboembolism in high risk patients. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2008 Oct 8;(4):CD005258.

81. Kakkos SK, Sabetai M, Tegos T, Stevens J, Thomas D, Griffin M, Geroulakos G, Nicolaides A. Silent CT-Brain Embolic Infarcts and Risk of Ipsilateral Hemispheric Events in Patients with Asymptomatic Internal Carotid Artery Stenosis. J Vasc Surg 2008 (in press)

82. Geroulakos G, Zambas N. Debranching of the aorta produces thrombosis of the false lumen in selected cases of chronic type A dissection. Int Angiol 2008 (in press)

83. Geroulakos G, Davies AH. Crossectomy and foam: has it got a role in the contemporary management of primary varicose veins? Editorial. Phlebology 2009;24:1-2

84. Kakkos SK, Sabetai M, Tegos T, Stevens J, Thomas D, Griffin M, Geroulakos G, Nicolaides AN; Silent embolic infarcts on computed tomography brain scans and risk of ipsilateral hemispheric events in patients with asymptomatic internal carotid artery stenosis. Asymptomatic Carotid Stenosis and Risk of Stroke (ACSRS) Study Group.
J Vasc Surg. 2009 Apr;49(4):902-9

85. Makris GC, Makris MC, Wilmot VV, Geroulakos G, Falagas ME. The Role of Infection in Carotid Plaque Pathogenesis and Stability: The Clinical Evidence.
Curr Vasc Pharmacol. 2010;8(6):861-72.

86. Makris GC, Geroulakos G, Makris MC, Mikhailidis DP, Falagas ME. The pleiotropic effects of statins and omega-3 fatty acids against sepsis: a new perspective.
Expert Opin Investig Drugs. 2010 Jul;19(7):809-14

87. Makris GC, Lavida A, Nicolaides AN, Geroulakos G. The effect of statins on carotid plaque morphology: A LDL-associated action or one more pleiotropic effect of statins?
Atherosclerosis. 2010 (in press)

88. Griffin MB, Kyriacou E, Pattichis C, Bond D, Kakkos SK, Sabetai M, Geroulakos G, Georgiou N, Doré CJ, Nicolaides A. Juxtaluminal hypoechoic area in ultrasonic images of carotid plaques and hemispheric symptoms. J Vasc Surg. 2010 Jul;52(1):69-76.

89. Hamish M, Geroulakos G, Hughes DA, Moser S, Shepherd A, Salama AD. Delayed hepato-spleno-renal bypass for renal salvage following malposition of an infrarenal aortic stent-graft. J Endovasc Ther. 2010 Jun;17(3):326-31

90. Makris GC, Nicolaides AN, Xu XY, Geroulakos G. Introduction to the biomechanics of carotid plaque pathogenesis and rupture: review of the clinical evidence.
Br J Radiol. 2010 Sep;83(993):729-35

91. Griffin M, Nicolaides AN, Bond D, Geroulakos G, Kalodiki E. The Efficacy of a New Stimulation Technology to Increase Venous Flow and Prevent Venous Stasis.
Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg. 2010;40:766-71

92. Nicolaides AN, Kakkos SK, Kyriacou E, Griffin M, Sabetai M, Thomas DJ, Tegos T, Geroulakos G, Labropoulos N, Doré CJ, Morris TP, Naylor R, Abbott AL Asymptomatic internal carotid artery stenosis and cerebrovascular risk stratification. Asymptomatic Carotid Stenosis and Risk of Stroke (ACSRS) Study Group. J Vasc Surg. 2010;52:1486-1496.


CONTRIBUTION TO SCIENTIFIC BOOKS:

1. Assessment and classification of early arterial lesions and the rate of progression of arteriosclerotic changes using "Ultrasonic Biopsy" and intima-media measurements.
G. Belcaro, S. Renton, C. Fisher, G. Geroulakos, N. Stafford, A.N. Nicolaides.
In: E. Borgatti (ed): Follow-up and prevention of Atherosclerotic plaque. Bologna 1991, pp 103-117.

2. The management of asymptomatic carotid disease.
G.Geroulakos,T.N.Sonecha,A.N.Nicolaides.
In: R.M.Greenhalgh,L.H.Hollier (ed.):SURGERY FOR STROKE.London 1993, pp 357-367.

3. Overview:The Management of Asymptomatic Carotid Disease.
G.Geroulakos,T.Sonecha,A.Nicolaides,J.Fernandes e Fernandes.
In: E.Bernstein,A.Callow,A.Nicolaides,E.Shifrin (ed.):
CEREBRAL REVASCULARISATION.London 1993, pp 565-575.

4. The significance of cerebral infarcts on CT Scans in patients with Transient Ischaemic Attacks.
A.Nicolaides,E.Kalodiki,G.Ramaswami,G.Geroulakos,J.Stevens.
In:E.Bernstein, A.Callow, A.Nicolaides, E.Shifrin (ed.):
CEREBRAL REVASCULARISATION. London 1993, pp 156-178.

5. The importance of carotid plaque characteristics as independent variables in predicting stroke risk.
G.Geroulakos, A.Nicolaides.
In: WS Moore (ed): CEREBROVASCULAR DISEASE. 2nd Edition. Los Angeles 1996, pp 28-32.

6. Carotid intima-media thickness and coronary artery disease
G.Geroulakos,D.O'Gorman
In: J.Belcaro (ed.): VASCULAR SCREENING. Torino 1995 (55-59)

7. Ultrasonic carotid plaque morphology
G.Geroulakos, AN.Nicolaides, RW Hobson
In: LR Caplan, EG Shifrin, AN Nicolaides, WS Moore (ed): CEREBROVASCULAR ISCHAEMIA. INVESTIGATION AND MANAGEMENT. Med Orion London 1996

8. Acute lower limb thrombosis.
J.Lumley, G.Geroulakos
In: Hornick,Grace,Lumley (ed.): Case presentations for the AFRCS and the MRCS. Butterworth Heinemann, London 1997 pp 117-120

9. Arterial embolism and embolectomy
J.Lumley, G.Geroulakos
In: Hornick,Grace,Lumley (ed.): Case presentations for the AFRCS and the MRCS. Butterworth Heinemann, London 1997 pp 65-69

10. Long term results of abdominal aortic aneurysm repair
J.Lumley, G.Geroulakos
In: P.Pietri (ed.): ABDOMINAL AORTIC ANEURYSMS. Edizioni Minerva Medica Torino 1997 pp 115-127

11. The durability of percutaneous transluminal angioplasty of the renal artery.
G.Geroulakos, G.Belcaro
In: RM Greenhalgh (ed): THE DURABILITY OF VASCULAR AND ENDOVASCULAR SURGERY. WB Saunders, London 1999, pp 87-94.

12. Vasospastic disorders
G.Szendro, G.Geroulakos
In:Vascular Surgery Highlights 1998-1999,Health Press, pp 70-76

13. Vascular ultrasound, genetic epidemiology and molecular biology: can we bridge the gap? Nicolaides A, Sabetai M, Tegos T, Griffin M, Geroulakos G, Dhangil S, El-Atrozy T, Cariolou M.
In: RM Greenhalgh (ed): VASCULAR AND ENDOVASCULAR OPPORTUNITIES. WB Saunders, London 2000, pp 93-108.

14. Management of acute visceral ischaemia. Perko MJ, Schroeder TV, Geroulakos G. In: G.Geroulakos,K.Cherry Jr. (ed): DISEASES OF THE VISCERAL CIRCULATION. Arnold, London, pp 80-87

15. Antegrade visceral revascularisation via a thoracoabdominal approach for chronic mesenteric ischaemia. Geroulakos G, Belcaro G, Smead WL. In: G.Geroulakos,K.Cherry Jr. (ed): DISEASES OF THE VISCERAL CIRCULATION. Arnold,London, pp 101-107

16. Endovascular versus surgical reconstruction for the management of chronic visceral ischaemia; A comperative analysis. Robless P, Belli AM, Geroulakos G. In: G.Geroulakos,K.Cherry Jr. (ed): DISEASES OF THE VISCERAL CIRCULATION. Arnold,London, pp 108-118

EDITOR OF BOOKS:

Diseases of the visceral circulation

Editors: G.Geroulakos , K.Cherry

Arnold, London, 2002

This book is a comprehensive and up-to-date review of the diseases of the visceral circulation. It has 16 chapters in 228 pages.

Vascular Surgery. Cases, questions and commentaries

Editors: G.Geroulakos , H.van Urk, W.Hobson II, K.Caligaro

Springer Verlag, London, July 2006 (2 nd edition). The book has 49 chapters covering the full spectrum of vascular disease in 498 pages. It has an interactive case presentation format. The book is endorsed by the European Boards of Vascular Surgery.

Reinterventions in Vascular and Endovascular Surgery

Editors: G.Geroulakos , D.Reddy

P.M.P. Paschalidis Medical Publications, Athens 2007

This book updates the specialist and the trainee with the vascular and endovascular options that are available for the management of patients whose previous interventions have not worked. It has 17 chapters and 168 pages.

 

REFEREE OF SCIENTIFIC JOURNALS:

Regular Referee for original papers submitted to the following peer review journals:
Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
International Angiology
Bulletin of the World Health Organization
American Journal of Medicine
Drug and Therapeutics Bulletin
Prescriber
Blood Fibrinolysis & Coagulation


PRESENTATIONS:     back to top

1. The obdurator foramen bypass.
Geroulakos G, Parvin S, Bell PRF.
Presented to the Midland Vascular Surgical Society Meeting, in Sheffield, UK, 18 March 1988.

2. The obdurator foramen bypass An eight year experience from Leicester.
Geroulakos G, Parvin S, Bell PRF.
Presented in the 16th Panhellenic Surgical Congress, October 1988, Athens, Greece.

3. The use of the Tl 201 - Tc 99m scan for localisation of abnormal parathyroid tissue. A study on 32 patients.
Geroulakos G, Goode AW, Newell M, Boucher BJ.
Presented at the 1st World Congress of the Greek Diaspora, Athens, Greece, May, 1990.

4. Preoperative two dimensional thallium technetium subtraction scanning in primary hyperparathyroidism.
Geroulakos G, Goode AW, Newell M, Boucher BJ.
Presented at the 74th meeting of the Surgical Research Society in Lancaster, UK, July 1991.

5. Arterial wall changes in diabetics.
Renton S, Fisher CM, Veller M, Belcaro G, Szendro G, Geroulakos G, Merrin P, Elkeles R, Holloway M, Kitney R, Nicolaides N.Presented at the Royal Society of Medicine,London, England,September 1991.

6. Intima-media thickness in normal subjects.
Veller M, Fisher CM, Renton S, Szendro G, Belcaro G, Geroulakos G, Nicolaides AN.
Presented at the 6th San Diego Symposium on Vascular Diagnosis, San Diego, California, UK, February 1992.

7. Abdominal aortic aneurysms less than 5 cm: a reassessment.
G. Geroulakos.
Presented at the 18th Panhellenic Medical Congress, Athens, May 1992.

8. Ultrasonic differences between symptomatic and asymptomatic plaques.
Geroulakos G, Ramaswami G, Labropoulos N, Belcaro G, Nicolaides AN.
Presented at the 76th meeting of the Surgical Research Society, Edinburgh, UK, July 1992.

9. The intima-media thickness as a marker of the presence of severe symptomatic coronary artery disease.
Geroulakos G, O'Gorman DJ, Veller M, Sheridan DJ.
Presented in the 16th World Congress of the International Union of Angiology, Paris, France, September 1992.

10. Association of left ventricular mass index with intima-media thickening in a hypertensive population.
Sinclair AM, Geroulakos G, Hughes AD, Sever PS, Nicolaides AN.
Presented in the 16th World Congress of the International Union of Angiology, Paris, France, September 1992.

11. Can ECG-chest wall mapping stress test predict future myocardial infarction in high risk arteriopaths?
Sonecha TN, Geroulakos G, Louca L, Belcaro G, Elkeles RS.
Presented in the 16th World Congress of the International Union of Angiology, Paris, France, September 1992.

12. The relationship between intima-media thickness and age.
Renton S, Fisher CM, Geroulakos G, Veller M, Szendro G, Nicolaides AN.
Presented in the 16th World Congress of the International Union of Angiology, Paris, France, September 1992.

13. Interventional follow-up studies in hypercholesterolaemic and diabetic subjects with non-invasive ultrasonic biopsy and intima-media thickness measurements.
Belcaro G, Renton S, Fisher CM, Veller M, Szendro G, Geroulakos G, Stafford NJ, Nicolaides AN.
Presented in the 16th World Congress of the International Union of Angiology, Paris, France, September 1992.

14. Liquid Crystal Thermography and Duplex in the preoperative marking of incompetent perforating veins.
Kalodiki E,Calahoras L,Geroulakos G,Ramaswami G,Nicolaides AN.
Presented at the venous forum meeting,October 1992,Royal Society of Medicine,London, UK.

15. B-mode and colour flow Duplex imaging versus venography in post operative surveillance of total hip replacement patients.
Kalodiki E,Geroulakos G,Nicolaides AN.
Societe d'angiologie de langue francaise.XX Congres,6-8 October 1993,Beaune,
France.

16. Duplex controlled angioplasty.
Ramaswami G,Al Kutobi A,Geroulakos G,Nicolaides AN.
European Society for Vascular Surgery.VII Annual Meeting, September 1993, Barcelona,Spain.
Also presented at : Vascular Surgical Society of Great Britain and Ireland,November 1993,Manchester, UK.

17. Ultrasonic carotid plaque morphology and the risk of cerebral infarction on computed tomography.
Geroulakos G,Ramaswami G,Stevens J,Domjan J,AN Nicolaides.
Introductory meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Union of Angiology. October 1993 Oak Brook Brook,Illinois,USA.
Also presented at : Vascular Surgical Society of Great Britain and Ireland,November 1993,Manchester, UK.

18. Distribution of valvular reflux in patients with venous ulceration.
Labropoulos N,Leon M,Geroulakos G,Ramaswami G,Chan P,Nicolaides AN.
Annual meeting of the venous forum,Royal Society of Medicine,December 1993,London, UK.

19. Ultrasound imaging of the arterial wall and of atherosclerotic plaque.
G.Geroulakos
Joint clinical and scientific meeting of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and the Section o Surgery of the Royal Society of Medicine. Edinburgh, UK, May 1994.

20. Computer assisted carotid plaque characterisation.
El Barghoutti N,Geroulakos G,Androulakis A,Fielding M,Nicolaides A.
European society for vascular surgery, VIII Annual Meeting, Berlin, Germany,September 1994.

21. Effect of Carotid endarterectomy on the occular circulation and on Chronic retinal ischaemia associated with Carotid Disease.
G.Geroulakos, LT Botchway, V Pai, AR Wilkinson, GMD Galloway
17th World Congress of the International Union of Angiology. London, UK, 4 April 1995

22. The value of computer assisted carotid plaque characterisation
NM El-Barghouty, G.Geroulakos, A Androulakis , V Bahal , AN Nicolaides. 17th World Congress of the International Union of Angiology. London, UK, 4 April 1995

23. Venous elasticity after treatment with Daflon 500mg. Ibegbuna V, Nicolaides AN, Sowade O, Geroulakos G. XII world congress International Union of Phlebology, London, UK, 3rd-8th September 1995

24. Use of the splenic and hepatic artery for renal revascularization in patients with atherosclerotic renal artery disease.
Geroulakos G, Wright JG, Tober C, Anderson L, Smead W
Twenty first annual meeting of the Peripheral Vascular Society Chicago, Illinois, USA, 8 June 1996

25. Asymptomatic intracranial embolic events are related to carotid plaque structure. Sroden P, Geroulakos G, Lumley J. Eurosurgery, Athens,Greece, June 1997

26. Antegrade visceral revascularisation via a thoracoabdominal approach for chronic visceral ischaemia.Geroulakos G.
Clinical and scientific meeting, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh,UK, May 1997

27. Postural effect on lower limb arterial blood flow: a diagnostic marker of clinical severity in peripheral arterial disease.
Delis K, Otah K, Ibegbuna V, Hafez H, Geroulakos G, Lennox A, Nicolaides AN. Surgical Research Society, London, UK, 8 January 1998

28. Contralateral asymptomatic deep venous thrombosis in patients with unilateral clinical suspicion of DVT.
Dascalopoulos M, Noonan M, Dascalopoulou S, Toli K, Ibegbuno V, Geroulakos G, Nicolaides AN. 13TH Congress of the European Chapter of the International Union of Angiology, Rhodes,Greece, 27th May 1999.

29. The role of heterogeneity in the identification of the unstable carotid plaque.
Dascalopoulos M, Dascalopoulou S, Toli K, Noonan M, Geroulakos G, Nicolaides AN. 13TH Congress of the European Chapter of the International Union of Angiology, Rhodes,Greece, 27th May 1999.

30. Haemodynamic effects and outcome of high ligation of the long saphenous vein compared with partial or total stripping in primary varicose veins.
Dascalopoulos M, Dascalopoulou S, Toli K, Noonan M, Geroulakos G, Nicolaides AN.
13TH Congress of the European Chapter of the International Union of Angiology, Rhodes,Greece, 27th May 1999.

31. Treatment of femoral artery pseudoaneurysms by ultrasound directed compression. Is it still worthwhile?
Dascalopoulos M, Toli K, Dascalopoulou S, Noonan M, Geroulakos G, Lumley JSP. 13TH Congress of the European Chapter of the International Union of Angiology, Rhodes,Greece, 27th May 1999.

32. Hemispheric symptoms and carotid plaque structure
Sabatai MS, Tegos TJ, El-Atrozy TS, Dhanjil S, Griffin M, Geroulakos G, Nicolaides AN. 53rd annual meeting, The Society for Vascular Surgery, Washington, USA, 9th June 1999.

33. Validation of a new venous clinical severity score, following superficial venous surgery: a prospective study. Rivera MA, Kakkos SK, Matsagas M, Lazarides M, Robless P, Hosoi Y, Belcaro G, Geroulakos G. XI Congress of the Mediterranean league of angiology and vascular surgery. Chios, 2nd of June 2001

34. Improvement of the walking ability in intermittent claudication with supervised exercise and pneumatic foot and calf compression: preliminary results at six weeks of a randomised controlled study. Kakkos S, Geroulakos G, Nicolaides A,Standfield N. XI Congress of the Mediterranean league of angiology and vascular surgery. Chios, 2nd of June 2001

35. Clinical outcome following infrainquinal percutaneous angioplasty for critical limb ischaemia. Matsagas MI, Geroulakos G, Rivera MA et al. 15th International congress of endovascular interventions. Scotsdale,Arizona, 14th February 2002

36. Validation of the new venous severity scoring system following superficial vein surgery. is the new score better than the clinical score of the ceap system?on, city and country
MA Rivera1, SK Kakkos2, M Matsagas1, M Lazarides3, P Robless1, Y Hosoi1, G Belcaro1, G Geroulakos1,2. Ealing Hospital, London, United Kingdom1, Department of Vascular Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College, London, United Kingdom2 and University of Thrace Hospital, Alexandroupolis, Greece3.
European Venous Forum, Berlin, 15 June 2002-06-09

37. The incidence and characteristics of deep vein thrombosis associated with prolonged travel
Y Hosoi, SM Sutton, SK Kakkos, G Belcaro and G Geroulakos. Vascular Unit, Ealing Hospital, London, UK
European Venous Forum, Berlin, 15 June 2002-06-09

38. The management of Chronic visceral ischaemia
European Association of Vascular Surgeons in training. Annual meeting, Innsbruck September 2004

39. Ultrasound-guided foam sclerotherapy combined with sapheno-femoral ligation compared to surgical treatment of varicose veins
The 28th Congress of the Japanese Society of Phlebology and the 4th Asian Venous Forum, Hakone Yumoto Fujiya Hotel, Kanagawa, Japan, June 2008

40. Neurogenic Thoracic outlet syndrome. A reappraisal.
Annual meeting of the Asian Vascular Society, Busan, South Korea, June 2009

41. Thoracic outlet syndrome; a reappraisal. 10th annual meeting, Asian Society for vascular surgery, Busan, South Korea, October 2009


INVITED SPEAKER:       back to top

1. Control studies of Daflon 500 mg in chronic venous insufficienty.
G.Geroulakos.
International symposium on Daflon 500 in Vienna, Austria, 31 January 1992.

2. Clinical consequence of venous tone modulation by a phlebotonic agent.
G.Geroulakos, H. Clarke, M. Leon, G. Ramaswami, A. Nicolaides.
XI World Congress of the International Union of Phlebology, Montreal, September 1992.

3. Arterial wall changes in non-insulin dependent diabetic patients.
G.Geroulakos, S. Renton, C. Fisher, M. Veller, G. Belcaro, L.C. Chong, G. Ramaswami, R.S. Elkeles.
16th World Congress of the International Union of Angiology, Paris, September 1992.

4. IM Thickness and coronary artery disease.
G.Geroulakos.
Presented at the one day symposium on:"Arterial wall changes using high resolusion ultrasound.A risk factor or a screening test? "
Royal Society of Medicine,11 October 1993.

5. Plaque characterisation and CT brain infarction.
G.Geroulakos.
5th Mediterranean congress of angiology and vascular surgery, Corsica, France, 20 June 1994.

6. The value of angioplasty.
G.Geroulakos.
Presented at the Royal Society of Medicine on the symposium “ Intermittent Claudication. Measurement of outcomes.”
London, UK, 6 April 1998

7. The durability of percutaneous transluminal angioplasty of the renal artery.
G.Geroulakos.
21st Charing Cross International symposium, London, UK, 9 April 1999

8. Valvuloplasty for deep venous reflux.
G.Geroulakos.
13th Congress of the European Chapter of the International Union of Angiology. Rhodes, Greece, 27th of May 1999

9. Can we define a high risk plaque? Ultrasound characterisation.
G.Geroulakos.
Birmingham Vascular and Endovascular Masterclass. Birmingham, January 2001.

10.Invited comments on selected abstract presentations, Chairman of a session.
G.Geroulakos
18th International Congress of lymphology, Genoa, Italy, September 2001

11. Chairman of the symposium: State of the Art in Mechanical Compression Devices for DVT Prophylaxis. Warsaw, Poland, January 2002

12. Prophylaxis from thromboembolism. Grand Round, Wipps Cross Hospital London, 2nd April 2002

13.Antegrade Revascularisation for Chronic Visceral Ischaemia. University of Dusseldorf, Germany, 27th April 2002

14. What is new in the management of TIA’s. 11th pancretan medical congress. Chania, Crete, 2nd November 2002

15. Thrombophilia in air related DVT. Do we need prospective studies? 4th meeting of the European Venous Forum. Lisbon, Portugal, 28th June 2003.

16. Infrainquinal angioplasty for the management of critical limb ischaemia. 1st vascular and endovascular annual meeting, The Bulgarian association of Vascular Surgeons, Sofia, Bulgaria, 2ND October 2003.

17. Modern techniques in varicose veins surgery. International vascular symposium, Leuven, Belgium, 13th December 2003

18. The management of acute renal artery occlusion. Renovascular Forum. Manchester May 2006

19. Mesenteric vein thrombosis. 7th annual meeting of the European Venous Forum, London, June 2006

20. Ultrasound guided foam sclerotherapy. V Imperatives in Vascular Surgery, Coombe Abbey, July 2006

21.Foam sclerotherapy for recurrent varicose veins. Is it better than surgical ablation?
Angioplasty and stenting is the treatment of choice for renovascular disease.
2nd symposium on vascular surgery and Angiology, University of Thessaly Medical School, Larissa, Greece, 1st of June 2007

22. Phlebolymphoedema
Foam sclerotherapy for the management of varicose veins
Economy class syndrome
Venous disease, Ankara, Turkey, 2nd meeting, November 2007

23. Neurogenic Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
Gene Therapy for the management of intermittent claudication
Annual meeting of the Greek Vascular Society, Thessaloniki, Greece, January 2008

24. Renal revascularization. When is it indicated?
Effect of intermittent pneumatic compression in patients with intermittent claudication.
XXIII World Congress of the International Union of Angiology. Athens, Greece, June 2008

225. The management of visceral artery aneurysms.
LIVE 2009 vascular symposium, Larissa, Greece, May 2010

226. Sclerotherapy versus surgery: what do randomized trials teach us?
Controversies and updates in vascular surgery 2009. International symposium, Paris, France, January 2009

227. The identification of a high risk of stroke among asymptomatic patients with critical carotid stenosis. Results of the ACSRS study with 6 years follow up.
Controversies and updates in vascular surgery 2010. International symposium, Paris, France, January 2010

228. Thrombolysis in the treatment of acute stroke.
First rib resection and subclavian vein thrombosis
LIVE 2010 vascular symposium, Corfu, Greece, May 2010

229. How can we assess therapeutic outcomes in venous disease?
European Venous Forum. First hands-on workshop on venous disease.
4-6 November 2010, Larnaca, Cyprus.

ABSTRACTS and LETTERS:     back to top

1. Geroulakos G, Goode AW, Newell N, Boucher BJ.
The use of 201-Tl 99mTc subtraction scans and of emission tomography for localisation of abnormal parathyroid tissue. Clinical Sciences 80: 37, 1991

2. Geroulakos G, Goode AW, Newell M, Boucher BJ.
Preoperative two-dimensional thallium-technetium subtraction scanning in primary hyperparathyroidism. Br J Surg 78: 1489-1490, 1991

3. Sroden P, Geroulakos G, J Lumley.
Asymptomatic intracranial embolic events are related to carotid plaque structure B J Surg 1997;84 (suppl 2):166

4. Geroulakos G, Abel P.
Effect of renal artery stenting on progression of renovascular renal failure (letter).
Lancet 1997;349:1840

5. Geroulakos G, Tober C, Smead W.
Renal artery stenosis. (letter) J Vasc Endovasc Surg 1997;13:342

6. Delis K, Otah K, Ibegbuna V, Hafez H, Geroulakos G, Lennox A, Nicolaides AN.
Postural effect on lower limb arterial blood flow: a diagnostic marker of clinical severity in peripheral arterial disease
(Abstract) Br J Surg 1998;85:704-705

7. Geroulakos G.
Regarding "The clinical course of asymptomatic mesenteric artery stenosis" (letter) J Vasc Surg 1998;28:1122


POSTERS:         back to top

1. The use of Tl 201 - Tc 99m subtraction scans and of emission tomography for localisation of abnormal parathyroid tissue.
Geroulakos G, Goode AW, Newell M, Boucher BJ.
Presented at the Winter meeting of the Medical Research Society on 14 December 1990 in London.

2. The place of transmetatarsal amputation in the management of peripheral ischaemia.
Geroulakos G, May ARL.
Presented in the first international symposium on the diabetic foot in Noordwijkerhoot,The Netherlands, June 1991.

3. The relation of intima-media thickness to plaque.
Renton S, Fisher CM, Veller M, Geroulakos G, Merrin P, Markussis V, Elkeles R, Nicolaides A.
Presented in the 16th World Congress of the International Union of Angiology, Paris,September 1992.

4. The prevention of cardiovascular disease in Type 2 diabetes. The St.Mary's, Ealing, Northwick Park diabetes cardiovascular prevension study.Elkeles RS,Diamond J,Geroulakos G,Nicolaides A.
Presented at the 62nd Congress of the European Atherosclerosis society, Jerusalem, September 5-9,1993.

5. B-mode and colour flow duplex imaging versus venography in post-operative surveillance of total hip replacement patients.
Kalodiki K, Geroulakos G, Nicolaides AN
Iternational Union of Angiology, European Chapter, Beaune, France, 6-8 September 1993

6. The effect of Clopidogrel (plavix) on platelet function in patients with peripheral vascular disease. Comparison with aspirin
Jagroop A, Geroulakos G, Matsagas M, Mikhailidis D.
International Symposium on Cardiovascular Science. From Bench to Bedside. Hong-Kong November 2001

ROUND TABLE DISCUSSIONS:     back to top

1. Duplex scanning in the noninvasive assessment of chronic venous insufficiency. Presented in the 18th Panhellenic Medical Congress. Athens, May, 1992

2. Cerebrovascular disease: controversial issues revisited.
Presented in: Advances and controversies in cerebrovascular disease University of Crete vascular symposium, Crete September 26-28, 1997

3. Surgical treatment of iliofemoral vein thrombosis. The place of thrombolysis.
Presented in: 5th Annual meeting of the Hellenic Medical Society.
Athens 23 January 1998

4. Indications of carotid endarterectomy. World Biomedical meeting. Athens, October 2000

5. Critical review on the endovascular treatment of symptomatic renal artery stenosis. XI Congress of the Mediterranean league of angiology and vascular surgery. Chios, 2nd of June 2001

6. Intermittent pneumatic compression technology in the management of intermittent claudication. XII Mediterranean Congress of Angiology and Vascular Surgery. Cyprus, 22-26 May 2002

7. Reconstruction of the deep venous system. XII Mediterranean Congress of Angiology and Vascular Surgery. Cyprus, 22-26 May 2002



CONSENSUS STATEMENT:

Consensus Statement on the Management of Patients with Asymptomatic Atherosclerotic Carotid Bifurcation Lesions.
Faculty: H.Barnett, G.Belcaro, E.Bernstein, A.Callow, HHG.Eastcott, B.Eikelboom,B.Ekolf, G.Geroulakos, A.Halliday, R.Hobson, E.Kalodiki, R.Lusby, A.Malikides, L.Middleton, W.Moore, AN.Nicolaides, J.Norris, L.Prescott, G.Ramaswami, R.Ratherford,
W.Sadman, G.Shanik, C.Spartera, D.Thomas.
Inter. Angiology. 1995; 14: 5-17

Antiplatelet Therapy In Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD)
Birmingham 2nd-3rd November 2001.


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