Charalampos I. Liakos, MD, PhD, MSc

Department of Cardiology
KAT General Hospital of Attica
Nikis 2, Kifisia 145 61, Greece

Biography

• (1983-1989) Primary education in the 1st Primary School of Thiva
• (1989-1995) Secondary education in the 2nd Junior & Senior High School of Thiva
• (1996-1997) Studies in the Faculty of Pharmacy of the National & Kapodistrian University of Athens (admission gained after successful State Panhellenic Examinatios)
• (1997-2003) Studies in the Faculty of Medicine of the National & Kapodistrian University of Athens (admission gained after successful State Panhellenic Examinatios)
• (2003) Certificate in Medicine (Ptychio Iatrikis) from the Faculty of Medicine of the National & Kapodistrian University of Athens-graduate degree 8.25/10
• (2006) International Certification in Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) from the American College of Surgeons-Committee on Trauma (ATLS® course) after attendance of the ATLS® course and successful oral and written examinations
• (2006-2008) Studies in the Post-Graduate Program of the Faculty of Medicine of the National & Kapodistrian University of Athens Intensive Care Units & Cardiology Nursing, in order to attain a Master of Science (MSc) degree
• (2007-2009) Medical research with subject The antihypertensive treatment effect on arterial stiffness of hypertensive patients, in order to attain a Master of Science (MSc) degree from the Faculty of Medicine of the National & Kapodistrian University of Athens
• (2009) Master of Science (MSc) degree from the Faculty of Medicine of the National & Kapodistrian University of Athens-graduate degree) 893/10
• (2005-2013) Medical research with subject Changes in inflammatory markers during acute physical exercise of hypertensive patients The role of antihypertensive treatment, in order to attain a Doctorate of Philosophy from the Faculty of Medicine of the National & Kapodistrian University of Athens
• (2013) Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree from the Faculty of Medicine of the National & Kapodistrian University of Athens-graduate degree) Excellent
• (2007-2010) Training in Internal Medicine (1st Department of Internal Medicine, Army Share Fund Hospital of Athens-417 NIMTS)
• (2010-2014) Training in Cardiology (Cardiology Department, KAT General Hospital of Attica)
• (2014) Diploma of Cardiologist after success in the written and oral examinations of the Athens Specialities Board (December 2014 examination period)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES

• (2003-2005) Primary Care Physician in the Community Clinic of Domvrena (Health Care Center of Aliartos, General Hospital of Levadia) & being on duty in the Medicine Sector (Cardiology & Internal Medicine Departments) of the General Hospital of Levadia
• (2005-Present) Fellow in the 1st Cardiology Department of the Faculty of Medicine of the National & Kapodistrian University of Athens (Hippokration General Hospital of Athens, Hypertension Unit & Exercise Testing Laboratory)
• (2005-2006) Physician of the Organism against substance use (ΟΚΑΝΑ) in the Substitution Treatment Unit of the General Hospital of Levadia
• (2007-2010) Resident in the 1st Department of Internal Medicine of the Army Share Fund Hospital of Athens (417 NIMTS)
• (2010-Present) Fellow in the Cardiology Department of Hippokration General Hospital of Athens (Preventive Cardiology Unit, Antihypertensive Outpatients) Department)
• (2010-2014) Resident in the Cardiology Department of KAT General Hospital of Attica
• (2010-Present) Fellow in the Cardiology Department of KAT General Hospital of Attica

Research Interest

His research interest includes: Internal Medicine.

Scientific Activities

HONORS AND AWARDS

• Third Αward from the Hellenic Society of Hypertension in the 12th Panhellenic Hypertension Conference with International Participation (Athens, 19.03.2011) for the study entitled Cardiovascular risk factors in Greek hypertensives. Effect of age and gender.
• Best Poster Award from the European Society of Hypertension in the 20th European Meeting on Hypertension (Oslo, 21.06.2010) for the Poster entitled Low normal ankle- brachial index is associated with subclinical target organ damage in hypertensives.
• Αward from the Hellenic Cardiological Society in the International Meeting on Cardiovascular Medicine CARDIO ATHENA 2010 (Athens, 19.03.2010) for the study entitled Newer electrocardiographic criteria for detecting coronary artery disease in hypertensive patients with ST-segment changes during exercise testing.
• Second Αward from the Hellenic Society of Hypertension in the 10th Panhellenic Hypertension Conference (Thessaloniki, 03.02.2007) for the study entitled Acute physical exercise causes an increase of inflammatory markers in hypertensive patients.

Publications

1. Kafkas NV, Liakos CI, Mouzarou AG. Antiplatelet and invasive treatment in patients with glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency and acute coronary syndrome. The safety of aspirin. J Clin Pharm Ther. 2015; 40: 349-352. doi: 10.1111/jcpt.12262
2. Bampali K, Grassos C, Mouzarou A, et al. Genetic Variant in the CYP19A1 Gene Associated with Coronary Artery Disease. Genet Res Int. 2015. doi: 10.1155/2015/820323
3. Liakos CI, Grassos CA, Babalis DK. 2013 ESH/ESC guidelines for the management of arterial hypertension: what has changed in daily clinical practice?. High Blood Press Cardiovasc Prev. 2015; 22: 43-53. doi: 10.1007/s40292-014-0071-2
4. Vyssoulis GP, Liakos CI, Karpanou EA, et al. Impaired glucose homeostasis in non-diabetic Greek hypertensives with diabetes family history. Effect of the obesity status. J Am Soc Hypertens. 2013; 7: 294-304. doi: 10.1016/j.jash.2013.02.007.
5. Michaelides AP, Liakos CI, Vyssoulis GP, et al. The interplay of exercise heart rate and blood pressure as predictor of coronary artery disease and arterial hypertension. J Clin Hypertens. 2013; 15: 162-170. doi: 10.1111/jch.12035
6. Michaelides AP, Liakos CI, Raftopoulos LG, et al. Correlation of arm position and exercise test interpretation. Hellenic J Cardiol . 2012; 53: 397-399.
7. Liakos CI, Vyssoulis GP, Michaelides AP, et al. The effects of angiotensin receptor blockers vs. calcium channel blockers on the acute exercise-induced inflammatory and thrombotic response. Hypertens Res. 2012; 35: 1193-1200. doi: 10.1038/hr.2012.134
8. Liakos CI, Michaelides AP, Vyssoulis GP, et al. The antihypertensive treatment effect on left ventricular diastolic function is reflected in exercise electrocardiogram. J Electrocardiol. 2012; 45: 28-35. doi: 10.1016/j.jelectrocard.2011.07.014
9. Vyssoulis GP, Karpanou EA, Liakos CI, et al. Cardiovascular risk factor(s) prevalence in Greek hypertensives. Effect of gender and age. J Hum Hypertens. 2012; 26: 443-451. doi: 10.1038/jhh.2011.55.
10. Chatzistamatiou EI, Moustakas GN, Rodolakis NE, Liakos CI, Avgeropoulou CC, Kallikazaros IE. Stable coronary artery disease: latest data in the battle between conservative and invasive management. Hellenic J Cardiol . 2011; 52: 516-524.
11. Michaelides AP, Soulis D, Antoniades C, et al. Exercise duration as a determinant of vascular function and antioxidant balance in patients with coronary artery disease. Heart. 2011; 97: 832-837. doi: 10.1136/hrt.2010.209080
12. Michaelides AP, Massias S, Antoniades C, et al. Novel methodology for the detection of exercise-induced myocardial wall motion abnormalities by surface electrocardiogram during exercise test. J Electrocardiol. 2011; 44: 377-382. doi: 10.1016/j.jelectrocard.2010.11.011
13. Michaelides A, Tousoulis D, Liakos C, et al. The significance of right-sided chest leads in exercise testing for the detection of right ventricular dysfunction post myocardial infarction of the inferior wall. Int J Cardiol. 2011; 146: 330-333. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2009.07.005
14. Michaelides AP, Liakos CI, Antoniades C, et al. ST-Segment Depression in Hyperventilation Indicates a False Positive Exercise Test in Patients with Mitral Valve Prolapse. Cardiol Res Pract. 2010. doi: 10.4061/2010/541781
15. Michaelides AP, Liakos CI, Antoniades C, et al. Right-sided chest leads inexercise testing for detection of coronary restenosis. Clin Cardio. 2010; 33: 236-240. doi: 10.1002/clc.20609.
16. Michaelides AP, Raftopoulos LG, Aggeli C, et al. Correlation of ST-segment hump sign during exercise testing with impaired diastolic function of the left ventricle. J Electrocardiol. 2010; 43: 167-172. doi: 10.1016/j.jelectrocard.2009.09.001
17. Michaelides AP, Liakos CI, Raftopoulos LG, et al. Electrocardiographic criteria for detecting coronary artery disease in hypertensive patients with ST-segment changes during exercise testing. J Electrocardiol. 2009; 42: 405-409. doi: 10.1016/j.jelectrocard.2008.12.022