Kalogeropoulos S. Andreas

Kalogeropoulos S. Andreas Cardiologist

Assistant Director, Cardiology Adult Department

Education & Academic Qualifications

  • 1998-2005: Medical Degree (Ptychion Iatrikes), National Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens Medical School
  • 2006-2010: PhD – Thesis entitled “Variation of serum inflammatory and fibrosis markers in patients with atrial fibrillation”, National Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens Medical School, Second Department of Cardiology, “ATTIKON” University Hospital (Grade: Distinction)
  • 2012: Member of Royal College of Physicians, MRCP (UK), London, United Kingdom.
  • 2016: Certificate of Completion of Training in Cardiology
  • 2015-2017: Fellowship in Interventional Cardiology and percutaneous revascularization of coronary chronic total occlusions, Barts Heart Centre, St Bartholomew’s Hospital, Barts NHS Foundation Trust, London, United Kingdom.
  • 2016: Advanced coronary physiology course (European Society of Cardiology-Abbott, Nice, France)
  • 2016: ATLAS – advanced Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) course (Abbott, London, United Kingdom)
  • 2017: Accreditation in advanced life support (ALS) – Resuscitation Council, Whipps Cross Hospital, London, United Kingdom
  • 2017 – Accreditation in LASER atherectomy, Royal Bournemouth Hospital, Bournemouth, UK.
  • 2017 – Accreditation in Rotational Atherectomy (Boston Scientific, London, United Kingdom)

PhD/Thesis

  • 2006-2010: PhD – Thesis entitled “Variation of serum inflammatory and fibrosis markers in patients with atrial fibrillation”, National Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens Medical School, Second Department of Cardiology, “ATTIKON” University Hospital (Grade: Distinction)

Board Member

  • Member of the British Cardiovascular Intervention Society-BCIS

  • Member of the European Association of Percutaneous Cardiovascular Intervention-EAPCI

  • Member of the British Cardiovascular Society – BCS

  • Member of the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP)

  • Registered in the General Medical Council Specialist Registry for Cardiology

  • Member of the Athens Medical Association

Professional Experience

  • 2017-2019: Consultant Interventional Cardiologist – Complex High-Risk Indicated Percutaneous Coronary Interventions and percutaneous revascularization of coronary chronic total occlusions programme, Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals, Brighton, United Kingdom.

  • 2015-2017: Senior Fellow in Interventional Cardiology and Percutaneous Revascularization of Coronary Chronic Total Occlusions, Barts Heart Centre, St Bartholomew’s Hospital, Barts NHS Foundation Trust, London, United Kingdom (Educational Supervisor: Dr Elliot Smith).

  • 2014-2015: Specialist Registrar in Cardiology, London Chest Hospital, Barts NHS Foundation Trust, London, United Kingdom (Educational Supervisor: Dr Mark Westwood).

  • 2013-2014: Specialist Registrar in Cardiology, St George’s Hospital, London, United Kingdom (Educational Supervisor: Dr Nicholas Bunce).

  • 2012-2013: Ειδικευόμενος καρδιολογίας – Specialist Registrar in Cardiology, Royal Brompton Hospital, Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust, London, United Kingdom (Educational Supervisor: Professor Peter Collins, Dr Simon Davies).

  • 2011-2012: Ειδικευόμενος καρδιολογίας – Specialist Registrar in Cardiology, Ealing Hospital, London, United Kingdom (Educational Supervisor: Prof. Jaspal Kooner).

  • 2010-2011: Senior House Officer in Cardiology, Hammersmith Hospital, London, United Kingdom (Educational Supervisor: Prof. Petros Nihoyannopoulos).

  • 2009-2010: Resident in Internal Medicine, 5th Department of Internal Medicine, Evaggelismos Hospital, Athens, Greece (Director: Prof. Athanasios Skoutelis).

  • 2006-2008: General Practitioner, General Hospital Agios Panteleimon, Primary Health Care Centre, Karlovasi, Samos, Greece.

Educational Experience

  • Educational Supervisor of Interventional Cardiology Fellows, Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals, Brighton, United Kingdom.

  • Co-organizer of educational meetings and lectures in the field of interventional cardiology

  • Complex percutaneous coronary interventions – Interventional training day

    • “The role of intravascular imaging in complex percutaneous coronary interventions”, Royal College of Physicians, 2018

  • Management of patients with acute coronary syndromes – Interventional training day

    • “Antithrombotic therapy in patients with acute coronary syndromes”, Royal College of Physicians, 2017

  • Coronary chronic total occlusions – Interventional training day

    • “Percutaneous Coronary Intervention in Chronic Total Occlusions: Who should be doing it?”, Royal College of Physicians, 2016

Clinical and Research Interest

  • Acute coronary syndromes

  • Complex and high-risk indicated procedures and chronic total occlusions

  • Coronary physiology and coronary microcirculation (Fractional Flow Reserve, Coronary Flow Reserve, Index of Microcirculatory Resistance, absolute flow and resistance)

  • Stable coronary syndromes, refractory angina and microvascular disease

  • Coronary stent optimization

  • Intravascular Imaging (intravascular ultrasound/IVUS, optical coherence tomography/OCT/OFDI)

Books

  • Complications of Percutaneous Coronary Interventions: The Survival Handbook, Professor Carlo Di Mario. Vasovagal reactions in percutaneous coronary artery interventions, Oct 4, 2016

Publications in peer-reviewed journals

  • Karamasis GV, Keeble TR, Kalogeropoulos AS et al. Resting Full Cycle Ratio (RFR) and instantaneous wave-free ratio (iFR): Simultaneous measurements for assessment of coronary stenosis. Cardiovascular Revascularization Medicine, 2018

  • Alsanjari O, Myat A, Cockburn J, Karamasis GV, Hildick-Smith D, Kalogeropoulos AS.
    A case of an obstructive intramural haematoma during percutaneous coronary intervention successfully treated with intima microfenestrations utilizing a cutting balloon inflation technique. Case Reports in Cardiology, 2018

  • Karamasis GV, Kalogeropoulos AS et al. Serial Fractional Flow Reserve Measurements

    Post Coronary Chronic Total Occlusion Percutaneous Coronary Intervention. Circulation: Cardiovascular Interventions, 2018.

  • Karamasis GV, Kalogeropoulos AS et al. Impact of right atrial pressure on fractional flow reserve calculation in the presence of a chronic total occlusion. Cardiovasc Revasc Med. 2018

  • Kalogeropoulos AS et al. A case report of successful primary percutaneous coronary intervention in a patient with acute myocardial infarction and cardiac arrest using a novel resuscitation model by integrating combined mechanical chest compressions and intra-aortic balloon pump counter-pulsation. Anesthesia and Analgesia, Jan 2018

  • Triantafyllis AS, Kalogeropoulos AS et al. Coronary angiography and interventions in patients with Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia. Rev Esp Cardiol (Engl Ed). 2017

  • Kalogeropoulos AS et al. Abiotrophia defectivus infectious endocarditis: Think beyond the heart. Lancet. 2015 Mar 14; 385(9972): 1044

  • Triantafyllis AS, Kalogeropoulos AS et al. Coronary Artery Ectasia and Inflammatory Cytokines: Link with a Predominant Th-2 Immune Response? Cytokine, 2013 Oct; 64(1): 427-32

  • Kalogeropoulos AS et al. Eosinophilic pneumonia associated with daptomycin: A rare case and literature review. Journal of Medical Case Reports; 2011; 5: 13

  • Kalogeropoulos AS et al. Novel association patterns of cardiac remodeling markers in patients with essential hypertension and atrial fibrillation. BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2011, 11:77

Abstracts in international meetings

  • Karamasis GV, Kalogeropoulos AS et al. Do we need wedge pressure for IMR calculation post primary PCI in STEMI patients? TCT, September 2018

  • Karamasis GV, Kalogeropoulos AS et al. The effects of stent post-dilatation during STEMI: Insights from optical coherence tomography and coronary physiology. TCT, September 2018

  • Kalogeropoulos AS et al. Coronary spasm more than a functional abnormality. EUROPCR, May 2018

  • Kalogeropoulos AS et al. A case of recurrent distal edge dissection. EUROPCR, May 2018

  • Karamasis GV, Kalogeropoulos AS et al. Impact of stent optimisation with non-compliant balloons on coronary microcirculation in patients undergoing primary PCI for STEMI. EUROPCR, May 2018

  • Karamasis GV, Kalogeropoulos AS et al. FFR post intraluminal vs. subintimal tracking in PCI for coronary CTO. EUROPCR, May 2018

  • Karamasis GV, Kalogeropoulos AS et al. Distal vessel remodelling post PCI for CTO. EUROPCR, May 2018

  • Kalogeropoulos AS et al. Evaluation of General Electric VSCAN portable echocardiography in the assessment of patients with an acute ST elevation myocardial infarction. Hellenic Congress of Cardiology, Athens Oct 2017

  • Karamasis GV, Mohdnazri SR, Kalogeropoulos AS et al. Impact of right atrial pressure on fractional flow reserve calculation (FFR) in the presence of a chronic total occlusion (CTO). TCT 2017, Denver, Oct 2017

  • Kalogeropoulos AS. et al. Time to turn back? Optical coherence tomography guided wiring of the diagonal artery using the SuperCross microcatheter to negotiate an ulcerated protruding plaque. TCT 2016, Washington DC

  • Kalogeropoulos AS et al. Successful primary percutaneous coronary intervention in a patient with acute myocardial infarction and cardiac arrest using a novel resuscitation model by integrating combined mechanical chest compressions and intra-aortic balloon pump counter-pulsation: Is the game really over? TCT 2016, Washington DC

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