Glinos Michael

Glinos Michael Radiologist

Director, Interventional Radiology HYGEIA Hospital

Education & Academic Qualifications

  • Graduation: 1981, Aristoteles University of Thessaloniki and Military Med-ical School.
  • 1994-1996: Fellowship in Interventional Radiology at Guy’s & St Thomas’ Hospital, London, UK.


  • 1981-1982: Basic training in the Accident and Emergency Department, Athens Naval and Veterans Hospital
  • 1984-1989: Training in Diagnostic Radiology in Athens Naval and Veterans Hospital and in “Evangellismos” Hospital , Athens


Fellowship in Societies, Membership in Journal Editorial Committees

AD-HOC REVIEWER for peer-reviewed international journals

  • CVIR

  • JVIR

  • ECR



Work Experience

  • 1982-1984: Service in battleships, Medical Division

  • 1989-1994: Service in Athens Naval and Veterans Hospital, in charge of Gastro-intestinal Radiology, Ultrasound and Interventional Radiology.

  • 1996-2005: Director, Interventional Radiology, Athens Naval Hospital. 

  • 2000-2008: Director, Interventional Radiology, Metropolitan Hospital. 

  • 2005- 2008: Head, Radiology Department, Athens Naval Hospital. 

  • 2008- : Director, Interventional Radiology, Hygeia Hospital, Athens, Greece.

Education Experience:

  • ECR 2006, Vienna: moderator of scientific session “ Thermal Tumor Ablation: Imaging and intervention”

  • ECR 2007, Vienna: Instructor at the workshop on “ Vascular Interventional procedures using simulators”

  • Athenian Days of Interventional Radiology, 2007 : Speaker on “percutaneous radiologic gastrostomy and astrojejunostomy: indications, techniques and re-sults”

  • CIRSE 2007 : Workshop in “percutaneous Gastrostomy”, Instuctor in Work-shop “ Vascular Interventional Procedures using simulators”, Moderator in Scientific Session “ Interventional Radiology of the biliary tree”

  • Interuniversity Congress 2007: Speaker on “Interventional Radiology of Bili-ary tree”

  • ESR 2008, Vienna. Speaker on “ Interventional Radiology in benign bilary diseases”, instructor at the courses “Vascular Procedures using simulators”

  • Interventional Radiolgy Conference in Athens. Speaker on: “secondary inter-ventions in Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms” 

  • 28ο Hellenic Gastroenterology Congress . Round Table on : “Investigation and treatment of fecal incontinence”

  • 28ο Hellenic Gastroenterology Gongress. Round Table on : “Constipation: process before and after a strong laxative”. 

  • 4th International Congress on Gastrointestinal Oncology: speaker on: “non-surgical treatments in primary liver tumors: RF ablation”. Athens, 2009

  • 3o Hellenic Congress of Society of the Large Bowel and Anus. Speaker on: Radiologic Investigation of Constipation”. 

  • CIRSE 2008, Copenhagen. Instructor at the courses “Vascular Procedures us-ing simulators”

  • CIRSE 2009, Lisbon. Speaker on “ Basic Techniques in Percutaneous Nephrostomy and Ureteric Stents”

  • CIRSE 2009, Lisbon. Speaker on “ Palliative Interventions in Oncology Pa-tients: Nephrostomy”

  • 2ο Hellenic Conference on Diabetic Foot Society. Speaker on: “Imaging and Interventions” . Athens, 2010.

  • 5ο Hellenic Interventional Radiology Congress, Larisa, 2010. Speaker on: “ Central Venous Stenoses in Hemodialysis patients .

  • CIRSE 2010, Valencia, Spain. Speaker on “Treatment of Central Venous Ste-nosis” in the topic SS 204 – Update on haemodialysis access treatment.

  • ECR 2011, Vienna, Austria. Member of the Interventional Subcommittee.

  • Athenian Days of Interventional Radiology, 2011, Athens, Greece. Speaker on “ Esophageal Stent Placement”. 

  • 9th Educational Course, Hellenic Association of Gastroenterologists: Speaker on “Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease. Radiologic Evaluation”. Athens, 2011

  • 9th Educational Course, Hellenic Association of Gastroenterologists: Speaker on “GI tract haemorrhage: Interventional Radiologic Approach”. Athens, 2012

  • CIRSE 2012, Lisbon, Portugal: Lecture on “Basic techniques of Nephrostomy and Ureteral Stenting”

  • CIRSE 2012, Lisbom, Portugal: Lecture on “Percutaneous Nephrostomy in Oncology Patients”

  • CIRSE 2013, Barcelona, Spain: Lecture on : “non-vascular Renal Interven-tions: Case-based discussion”

  • CIRSE 2014, Glasgow, UK: Speaker on “ Morbidity and Mortality Confer-ence and Closing: a rather unusual complication of a biliary drainage case”

  • CIRSE 2015, Lisbon, Portugal: Lecture on “Pulmonary Embolism: patient as-sessment and selection for treatment”

  • CIRSE 2015,: Moderator of Scientific Session about : “IVC Filters”, Sep 2015, Lisbon, Portugal

  • CLASS Seminars 2014, 2015: Speaker on “Non-surgical treatment of Colorec-tal Liver Metastases”


Clinical & Research Interest

Clinical Interest:

  • Pulmonary embolism

  • Interventional Oncology

  • Liver disease

  • Hepatocellular Carcinoma

  • RF ablation

  • Microwave ablation

  • Tumour Ablation

  • Varicocele

  • Radioembolization

  • Biliary tree diseases

Research Interest:

  • Constipation

  • Obstructive Defecation

  • Dyschesia

  • Alimentry tract transiti time

  • Radioembolization



  • Chapter: Interventional Radiology in Oncology. In: Gouliamos, Andreou, Cosmidis(eds): Imaging in Clinical Oncology, Springer,2014

Recent Publications

  • Papageorgiou A, Glynos M, Papageorgiou G: Endovascular AAA repair, our early findings. 11th Congress of the Mediterranean League of Angiology and Vascular Surgery. Chios, 2001.

  • M.Glynos, A. Kelekis: Retrospective study of 10 cases of percutane-ous gastrostomy and gastrojejunostomy in Athens Naval Hospital. 11th Hellenic Radiologic Conference, abstracts p.162.

  • M.Glynos, G.Papageorgiou, N.Petroyiannis et al.: Uterine artery em-bolization in a patient with massive bleeding from a cervical carcino-ma. 18th Medical Congress of Hellenic Armed Forces, abstracts p.246.

  • Mantidis A, Datsakis K, Kioulanis I, Velakouli E, Glynos M: Treat-ment of anastomotic oesophageal strictures after total replacement of the oesophagus. 13th Hellenic Gastroenterology Congress, abstracts p.6.

  • Vergos K, Glynos M, Dimitriou S, Sfiniadakis I: percutaneous lung biopsy with a 18G tru-cut needle under CT guidance: histologic diag-nosis in all cases. European Respiratory Society Annual Congress, abstracts p.109s.

  • Chatziioannou A, Ladopoulos C, Katsenis K, Mourikis D, Glynos M, Dimakakos P, Vlachos L: Intra-arterial prostaglandin E1 infusion in patients with rest pain: early results and scintigraphic correlation. CIRSE 2003, abstracts p.177.

  • Hellenic Congress in Oncology Imaging . Presentation on: “Radioem-bolization with Y-90: Initial Experience” Dec, 2015