Rousakis Arkadios

Rousakis Arkadios Radiologist

Director, CT & MRI and Bone Densitometry Hygeia Hospital

Education & Academic Qualifications

  • Athens Medical School, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens

Doctoral thesis

  • PhD title: “Comparative study between X-ray Mammography & Magnetic Resonance Imaging in patients with Breast Cancer” (University of Athens).

Fellowship in Societies, Membership in Journal Editorial Committees

  • Founding member & Treasurer of the Hellenic Society of Breast Imaging

AD-HOC REVIEWER for peer-reviewed international journals

  • Hospital Chronicles


Work Experience

  • Current professional position: Director of CT, MRI & Bone Densitometry Department, “Hygeia & Mitera” Hospitals, Athens, Greece. 

  • Former consultant Radiologist of CT & MRI Department of “Kyanous Stavros” Clinic, Athens, Greece.

  • During specialization in Radiology: General Hospital of Patissia-Athens, Naval Hospital of Athens, Konstantopouleio-“Aghia Olga” General Hospital of N.Ionia-Attiki, Aretaieion University Hospital of Athens.

Education Experience:

  • Lectures, as invited speaker, in Medical Congresses & Postgraduate Courses: In total, one hundred seventy two (172) lectures in national (125) & international (47) meetings (up to the end of 2015).


Clinical & Research Interest

Clinical Interest:

  • CT, MRI 

  • Coronary CT angiography

  • Breast MRI and relative interventional procedures.

  • Oncological Imaging

  • Interventional Radiology, under CT or MR- guidance

  • Teleradiology

Research Interest:

  • Scientific Presentations in Medical Congresses: In total one hundred twenty three (123), 55 in international & 68 in national congresses.

  • Publications: fifty two (52), of which twenty-eight (28) in international & twenty four (24) in national medical journals.


Honors & Awards

  • Award of Professional Excellence, of the Medical Society of “Hygeia” Hospital, Athens, 2008.


  • “MRI of the Breast” in “Modern Mastology”, Ioannidou-Mouzaka L, editor. Paschalides Medical Books, Athens 2007. 

  • “CT Angiography in the diagnosis of coronary artery disease” in “CT Coronary Angiography, Andreou I.-Gouliamos A., eds. Konstantaras Medical Publications, Athens 2010.

  • “Imaging Criteria for the evaluation of Response to Treatment of Neoplastic diseases”. “Hygeia” Publications, Athens 2011.

  • “Cardiovascular System”, in “Protocols for Diagnostic & Interventional Procedures in Radiology”. Publications of Hellenic Radiological Society, Athens 2011.

  • “Mediastinal Tumors”, in “Protocols for Diagnostic & Interventional Procedures in Oncological Imaging”. Publications of Hellenic Radiological Society, Athens 2011. 

  • “Imaging Criteria for Tumor Treatment Response Evaluation” in “Imaging in Clinical Oncology”, Gouliamos AD, Andreou JA & Kosmidis PA, eds. Springer 2014.

  • “MR Mammography” ” in “Imaging in Clinical Oncology”, Gouliamos AD, Andreou JA & Kosmidis PA, eds. Springer 2014.

  • “Highly Aggressive Lymphοmas”. Tsirigotis PD, Papathanasiou ND and Rousakis AC. In “PET-CT in Lymphomas. Kosmidis PA, Andreou JA and Gouliamos AD, eds. Springer 2016


Recent Publications

  • Karaiskos P, Moutsatsos A, Pappas E, Georgiou E, Roussakis A, Torrens M, Seimenis I. A simple and efficient methodology to improve geometric accuracy in gamma knife radiation surgery: implementation in multiple brain metastases. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2014 Dec 1; 90(5):1234-41.

  • Laspas F, Rousakis A, Kritikos N, Mourmouris C, Efthimiadou R, Andreou J. Imaging of Cor-onary Artery bypass Grafts by Computed Tomography Coronary Angiography. Curr Probl Diagn Radiol 2013;42:241-248

  • Laspas F, Tsantioti D, Roussakis A, Kritikos N, Efthimiadou R, Kehagias D, Andreou J. Correlation of radiation dose and heart rate in dual-source computed tomography coronary angiography. Acta Radiol. 2011;52:273-7.

  • Laspas F, Rousakis Α Papadopoulos S, Fanariotis I, , Kritikos N. “Mixed tumor of the Vagina: US & MRI findings”. Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology 2010;35:617-9

  • Rousakis Α. “Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Gastrointestinal Tumors”. Digestive Oncology, 2009;9(1):54

  • Karatzis EN, Pipilis AG, Malios K, Andreou J, Roussakis A, Tsertos F, Danias PG. Cardiac magnetic resonance detection and typical appearance of microvascular obstruction following myocardial infarction. Hellenic J Cardiol. 2008

  • Laspas F, Roussakis A, Efthimiadou R, Papaioannou D, Papadopoulos S, Andreou J. «Percutaneous CT-guided fine-needle aspiration of pulmonary lesions: results and complications in 409 patients. Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Oncology 2008; 52:458-462. 

  • Maniatis V, Chrisikopoulos H, Roussakis A, Vardaki H, Efthimiadou R, Savidou D, Pappas J, Andreou J. “CT evaluation of gastrointestinal (GI) tract perforation”. Digestive Surgrery 2004;21:18.

  • Danias PG, Roussakis A, Ioannidis JPA .“Diagnostic Performance of Coronary Magnetic Resonance Angiography as compared against Conventional X-Ray Angiography: a Meta-Analysis”. Journal of American College of Cardiology 2004;44:1867-76.

  • Roussakis A, Baras P, Seimenis I, Andreou J, Danias PG. “Relationship of Number of phases per Cardiac Cycle and Accuracy of Measurement of Left ventricular Volumes, Ejection Fraction and Mass”. Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance 2004; 6(4).