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Last updated: 12 Nov 2020
- General cardiology
- Structural/Heart failure
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Consultant Cardiologist with special interest in Heart Failure
Areas of interest
Chest pain; Palpitations; Shortness of breath; Heart Failure; Atrial Fibrillation; Myocardial Infarction; Hypertension; Hyperlipidemia; Heart Transplantation; Coronary angiogram; Preventive Cardiology; Echocardiogram;
Current NHS consultant posts held
Hillingdon Hospital - Harefield Hospital
Senior Clinical Lecturer, Brunel University, London
Hon. Senior Clinical Lecturer, Imperial College, London
Dr Karagiannis has developed a broad academic portfolio including publications in high profile medical journals mainly in the topic of heart failure and has presented his work in both national and international congresses.
Dr Karagiannis has a personal interest in:
Acute cardiac care.
In recognition of his clinical and academic achievements, Dr Karagiannis has been awarded the prestigious titles of "Fellow of European Society of Cardiology (FESC)" and "Fellow of the European Heart Failure Association (FHFA)".
Dr Karagiannis has been awarded 3 national prizes for his research.
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Greek, Modern - Native or bilingual
- German - Fluent
Dr Karagiannis’ publications are mainly focused on heart failure. Some of the topic he has published on are:
Left ventricular geometry as a major determinant of left ventricular ejection fraction: physiological considerations and clinical implications.
A simple score for early risk stratification in acute heart failure.
Usefulness of rabbit anti-thymocyte globulin in patients with giant cell myocarditis.
In-hospital bleeding events in acute coronary syndrome patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention in the era of novel P2y12 inhibitors.
Efficacy and safety of high dose versus low dose furosemide with or without dopamine infusion: the dopamine in acute decompensated heart failure II trial.
Prevalence of impaired coronary flow reserve and its association with left ventricular diastolic functions in asymptomatic individuals with major cardiovascular risk factors.
Impact of dopamine infusion on renal functions in hospitalized heart failure patients: results of the dopamine in acute decompensated heart failure.
The sympathetic nervous system in heart failure physiology, pathophysiology, and clinical implications.
Reference number 7459666
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Fellow of the European Heart Failure Association European Heart Failure Association 2017
- Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians Royal College of Physicians 2020
- Fellow of European Society of Cardiology European Society of Cardiology 2017
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