Serafeim N. Nanas
Professor of Critical Care

National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
Division of Intensive Care I
Ypsilantou 45-47
Athens, Athens Atiki [zip]
Phone: +302132043385
Mobile: +306973036448
Fax: +302132043385

Serafim N Nanas, MD, PhD, Prof of Critical Care



Research Experience

Oct 2011 – present

Professor (Full)
National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Division of Intensive Care I
Athens, Greece

Nov 2009 – Nov 2011

National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Division of Intensive Care I
Athens, Greece

Jan 1996 – present

Laboratory Head
Ergospirometry and Rehabilitation, Medical School,
National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece

Jan 1982 – Oct 1993

Director in ICU
ΓΕΝ.ΝΟΣΟΚΟΜΕΙΟ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΑ, Departement of Clinical Therapeutics
Athens, Greece


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Awards & Grants

Oct 2008

Award: Award clinical research – ESICM - Stoutenbeek Award 2008

Skills & Activities


Critical Care Medicine, Exercise Science, Intensive Care Medicine, Mechanical Ventilation, Physical Activity, Nutrition, Obesity, Atrial Fibrillation, Nutritional Epidemiology, Cardiovascular Epidemiology, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, Rehabilitation Medicine, Medical Education, Heart Rate recovery, Cystic Fibrosis, Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation, Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing, Near Infrared Spectroscopy , Medical Ethics, Brain Death, Transplantation, Telemedicine, Bioethics, Dysphagia, Metabolic Syndrome, Body Composition, Metabolism, Infection, MRSA, Infection Control, Clinical Exercise Physiology, Microcirculation, Hemorrhage, S100 Proteins, Heart Transplantation, Cognitive Rehabilitation, Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Smoking, Assisted Circulation, Prognostic Markers, Prognosis, Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension, Chronic Heart Failure, Physical Training, Drug Safety, OSA, Research Methods, Clinical Pharmacology, Hemodynamics, CPR, Septic Shock, Trauma, Prehospital Medicine, Blood Pressure, Resuscitation, Evidence Based Medicine, Pre-Hospital Care, Rehabilitation, Exercise Performance, Hypertension, Physical Education, Cholesterol, Medical & Health Profession Education, Cardiac Rehabilitation, Health Systems, Motor Learning, Prehospital Care, Rehabilitation Counseling, Medical Simulation, Hypercholesterolemia, Educational Assessment, Pulmonary Rehabilitation, Heart, Neurorehabilitation, Clinical Trials, ICU, Physiotherapy, Online Learning



Scientific Memberships




Publication Highlights

Georgios Tzanis, Stavros Dimopoulos, Varvara Agapitou, Serafim Nanas: Exercise Intolerance in Chronic Heart Failure: The Role of Cortisol and the Catabolic State.. Current Heart Failure Reports 11/2013;  DOI:10.1007/s11897-013-0177-1

M Poriazi, M Kontogiorgi, E Angelopoulos, I Vasileiadis, E S Tripodaki, V Nanou, A Fassoulaki, S Nanas, C Routsi: Changes in thenar muscle tissue oxygen saturation assessed by near-infrared spectroscopy during weaning from mechanical ventilation.. Minerva anestesiologica 11/2013;

Anna Christakou, Emmanuel Papadopoulos, Irini Patsaki, Giorgos Sidiras, Serafeim Nanas: Functional Assessment Scales in a General Intensive Care Unit. A Review.

Foteini Economidou, Evangelia Douka, Marinella Tzanela, Serafeim Nanas, Anastasia Kotanidou: Thyroid function during critical illness. Hormones (Athens, Greece) 04/2011; 10(2):117-24. DOI:10.14310/horm.2002.1301

Konstantinos Stefanidis, Stavros Dimopoulos, Serafim Nanas: Basic principles and current applications of lung ultrasonography in the intensive care unit. Respirology 10/2010; 16(2):249-56. DOI:10.1111/j.1440-1843.2010.01885.x


Book Chapters

Eleftherios Karatzanos, Serafim Nanas: Muscle strength in chronic heart failure. Muscle strength: Development, dietary aids and role in disease, Edited by C. Ferraresi, N.A. Parizotto, 01/2013: chapter Muscle strength in chronic heart failure: pages 177-202; Nova Science Publishers Inc.., ISBN: 978-1-62948-095-4

Stavros Dimopoulos, Christos Manetos, Eleni Koroboki, John Terrovitis, Serafim Nanas: The Prognostic Role of ECG in Arterial Hypertension. Advances in Electrocardiograms - Clinical Applications, 01/2012; , ISBN: 978-953-307-902-8

Journal Publications

Ioannis Vasileiadis, Chrysoula Pipili, Serafeim Nanas: Continuous renal replacement therapy in critically ill patients does not affect urinary neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin levels. Critical Care 12/2015; 19(1). DOI:10.1186/s13054-015-0834-8

Panagiotis Zis, Stavros Dimopoulos, Antonios Tavernarakis, Serafim Nanas: Myocardial Pathology Associated With Myasthenia Gravis. Journal of clinical neuromuscular disease 06/2015; 16(4):228. DOI:10.1097/CND.0000000000000079

Georgios Kranidiotis, Julia Ropa, John Mprianas, Theodoros Kyprianou, Serafim Nanas: Attitudes towards euthanasia among Greek intensive care unit physicians and nurses. Heart & lung: the journal of critical care 04/2015; 44(3). DOI:10.1016/j.hrtlng.2015.03.001

George Argyriou, Charikleia S. Vrettou, Gerasimos Filippatos, George Sainis, Serafeim Nanas, Christina Routsi: Comparative evaluation of APACHE II and SOFA scoring systems in patients admitted to the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit. Journal of Critical Care 04/2015;  DOI:10.1016/j.jcrc.2015.04.014

G. Kranidiotis, J. Ropa, J. Mprianas, T. Kyprianou, Serafim N. Nanas: Attitudes towards euthanasia among Greek intensive care unit physicians and nurses. Heart and Lung The Journal of Acute and Critical Care 04/2015; • In Press, Corrected Proof, Available online 1 April 2015.

Eleni Armeniakou, Georgia Perpati, Stavros Dimopoulos, Petros Roditis, Maria Avdikou, Nikolaos Barouchos, Vasiliki Dionisopoulou, Serafim Nanas: Prolonged Oxygen Kinetics During Constant Workload Submaximal Exercise Is Associated With Disease Severity in Adult Subjects With Cystic Fibrosis. Respiratory care 03/2015;  DOI:10.4187/respcare.03258

Olga Kadda, Anastasia Kotanidou, Athanasios Manginas, George Stavridis, Serafim Nanas, Demosthenes B Panagiotakos: Lifestyle intervention and one-year prognosis of patients following open heart surgery: a randomised clinical trial. Journal of Clinical Nursing 02/2015;  DOI:10.1111/jocn.12762

K Apostolou, K Vardas, E Briassouli, K Psara, D Goukos, E Mageira, S Nanas, C Routsi, G Briassoulis: Early heat shock protein 72 and 90α intracellular and extracellular responses in patients with severe sepsis or systemic inflammatory response syndrome. Critical Care 01/2015; 19(Suppl 1):P41. DOI:10.1186/cc14121

Chrysoula Pipili, Eirini Grapsa, Elli-Sophia Tripodaki, Sophia Ioannidou, Christos Manetos, Maria Parisi, Serafim Nanas: Changes in skeletal muscle microcirculation after a hemodialysis session correlates with adequacy of dialysis. International Journal of Nephrology and Renovascular Disease 01/2015; 8:59-64. DOI:10.2147/IJNRD.S68639

Eleni Tseliou, John V Terrovitis, Elisabeth E Kaldara, Argyrios S Ntalianis, Evaggelos Repasos, Lampros Katsaros, Zafeiria J Margari, Charis Matsouka, Savvas Toumanidis, Serafim N Nanas, John N Nanas: Red blood cell distribution width is a significant prognostic marker in advanced heart failure, independent of hemoglobin levels..

Lampros Samartzis, Stavros Dimopoulos, Christos Manetos, Varvara Agapitou, Athanasios Tasoulis, Eleni Tseliou, Iraklis Pozios, Elisavet Kaldara, John Terrovitis, Serafim Nanas: Neuroticism personality trait is associated with Quality of Life in patients with Chronic Heart Failure.. World Journal of Cardiology (WJC) 10/2014; 6(10):1113-21. DOI:10.4330/wjc.v6.i10.1113

C. Gavri, M. Parisi, C. Vrettou, K. Apostolou, T. Pitsolis, S. Nanas, C. Routsi: LB026-MON: Type of Feeding and Risk of Bloodstream Infections in Critically Ill Patients.

E. Briassouli, M. Tzanoudaki, G. Daikos, K. Vardas, M. Kanariou, C. Routsi, S. Nanas, G. Briassoulis: LB025-MON: Glutamine May Alter the Weak LPS but not the Strong Heat Shock Intracellular HSP72 Induction in Critically Ill Patients.

K Vardas, K Apostolou, E Briassouli, D Goukos, K Psarra, E Botoula, S Tsagarakis, E Magira, C Routsi, S Nanas, G Briassoulis: Early Response Roles for Prolactin Cortisol and Circulating and Cellular Levels of Heat Shock Proteins 72 and 90α in Severe Sepsis and SIRS. BioMed Research International 08/2014; 2014:803561. DOI:10.1155/2014/803561

Thomas Loukas, Ioannis Vasileiadis, Helen Anastasiou, Eleftherios Karatzanos, Vasiliki Gerovasili, Emmeleia Nana, Giorgos Tzanis, Nanas Serafim: Resuscitation after cardiac arrest in a septic porcine model: adding vasopressin vs epinephrine alone administration. BMC Research Notes 08/2014; 7(1):492. DOI:10.1186/1756-0500-7-492

Ilias Papakonstantinou, Epameinondas Angelopoulos, Ioannis Baraboutis, Efstathia Perivolioti, Maria Parisi, Zoe Psaroudaki, Efstathia Kampisiouli, Athina Argyropoulou, Serafeim Nanas, Christina Routsi: Risk factors for tracheobronchial acquisition of resistant Gram-negative bacterial pathogens in mechanically ventilated ICU patients. Journal of chemotherapy (Florence, Italy) 07/2014;  DOI:10.1179/1973947814Y.0000000199

Andreas Georgantas, Dimopoulos S, Tasoulis A, Karatzanos E, Pantsios C, Agapitou V, Ntalianis A, Roditis P, Terrovitis J, Nanas S.: Beneficial Effects of Combined Exercise Training on Early Recovery Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing Indices in Patients With Chronic Heart Failure.. Journal of cardiopulmonary rehabilitation and prevention 06/2014;

Andreas Georgantas, Stavros Dimopoulos, Athanasios Tasoulis, Eleftherios Karatzanos, Chris Pantsios, Varvara Agapitou, Argyrios Ntalianis, Petros Roditis, John Terrovitis, Serafim Nanas: Beneficial Effects of Combined Exercise Training on Early Recovery Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing Indices in Patients With Chronic Heart Failure. Journal of cardiopulmonary rehabilitation and prevention 06/2014; 34(6). DOI:10.1097/HCR.0000000000000068

E. Briassouli, M. Tzanoudaki, G.L. Daikos, K. Vardas, M. Kanariou, C. Routsi, S. Nanas, G. Briassoulis: ABSTRACT 602. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 05/2014; 15:136. DOI:10.1097/01.pcc.0000449328.36506.9c

Stavros Dimopoulos, Serafim Nanas: Near-Infrared Spectroscopy With Vascular Occlusion Test May Not Be the Adequate Tool to Explore Microcirculation in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension-Reply. 04/2014; 59(4):e68-9. DOI:10.4187/respcare.03207

K Vardas, K Apostolou, K Psarra, E Botoula, S Tsagarakis, E Magira, C Routsi, E Briassouli, D Goukos, S Nanas, G Briassoulis: Prolactin, cortisol and heat shock proteins in early sepsis: preliminary data. Critical Care 03/2014; 18(Suppl 1):P234. DOI:10.1186/cc13424

Chrysoula Pipili, Sophia Ioannidou, Elli-Sophia Tripodaki, Maria Parisi, Evangelia Douka, Ioannis Vasileiadis, Michael Joannidis, Serafim Nanas: Prediction of the renal replacement therapy requirement in mechanically ventilated critically ill patients by combining biomarkers for glomerular filtration and tubular damage. Journal of critical care 02/2014; 29(4). DOI:10.1016/j.jcrc.2014.02.011

Efrossini Briassouli, Dimitris Goukos, George Daikos, Kleovoulos Apostolou, Christina Routsi, Serafim Nanas, George Briassoulis: Glutamine suppresses Hsp72 not Hsp90α and is not inducing Th1, Th2, or Th17 cytokine responses in human septic PBMCs. Nutrition 02/2014; 30(10). DOI:10.1016/j.nut.2014.01.018

Tasoulis A, Dimopoulos S, Repasos E, Manetos C, Tzanis G, Sousonis V, Papazachou O, Terrovitis J, Nanas S: Respiratory drive and breathing pattern abnormalities are related to exercise intolerance in chronic heart failure patients. Tasoulis A, Dimopoulos S, Repasos E, Manetos C, Tzanis G, Sousonis V, Papazachou O, Terrovitis J, Nanas S. Respir Physiol Neurobiol. 2014 Feb 1;192:90-4. doi: 10.1016/j.resp.2013.11.011. Epub 2013 Dec 17. PMID: 24361502 [PubMed - in process]. Respiratory Physiology & Neurobiology 02/2014;

Georgios Tzanis, Stavros Dimopoulos, Eleftherios Karatzanos, Athanasios Tasoulis, John Terrovitis, Dimitra Rontogianni, Serafim Nanas: Effects of exercise training on skeletal muscle fiber type distribution in chronic heart failure patients. Health Science Journal 01/2014; VOLUME 8 (2014),(ISSUE 1):116-125.

Efrossini Briassouli, Dimitris Goukos, George Daikos, Kleovoulos Apostolou, Christina Routsi, Serafim Nanas, George Briassoulis: Glutamine suppresses Hsp72 not Hsp90á and is not inducing Th1 Th2 or Th17 cytokine response in human septic PBMCs.

S Fika, S Nanas, G Baltopoulos, P Myrianthefs: Prognostic scoring systems and outcome markers in ICU patients. Archives of Hellenic Medicine 01/2014;

Epameinondas Angelopoulos, Eleftherios Karatzanos, Stavros Dimopoulos, Georgios Mitsiou, Christos Stefanou, Irini Patsaki, Anastasia Kotanidou, Christina Routsi, George Petrikkos, Serafeim Nanas: Acute microcirculatory effects of medium frequency versus high frequency neuromuscular electrical stimulation in critically ill patients - a pilot study. 12/2013; 3(1):39. DOI:10.1186/2110-5820-3-39

Tasoulis Athanasios, Dimopoulos Stavros, Repasos Evangelos, Manetos Christos, Tzanis Giorgos, Sousonis Vasileios, Papazachou Ourania, Terrovitis John, Serafim Nanas: Respiratory drive and breathing pattern abnormalities are related to exercise intolerance in chronic heart failure patients.. Respiratory Physiology & Neurobiology 12/2013;  DOI:10.1016/j.resp.2013.11.011

Georgios Tzanis, Stavros Dimopoulos, Varvara Agapitou, Serafim Nanas: Exercise Intolerance in Chronic Heart Failure: The Role of Cortisol and the Catabolic State.. Current Heart Failure Reports 11/2013;  DOI:10.1007/s11897-013-0177-1

M Poriazi, M Kontogiorgi, E Angelopoulos, I Vasileiadis, E S Tripodaki, V Nanou, A Fassoulaki, S Nanas, C Routsi: Changes in thenar muscle tissue oxygen saturation assessed by near-infrared spectroscopy during weaning from mechanical ventilation.. Minerva anestesiologica 11/2013;

Anna Christakou, Maria Alimatiri, Alexsandros Kouvarakos, Emmanuel Papadopulos, Irini Patsaki, Anastasia Kotanidou, Serafeim Nanas: HETEROTOPIC OSSIFICATION IN CRITICAL ILL PATIENTS : A Review. International Journal of Physiotherapy and Research 10/2013; 1(4):188-195.

Anna Christakou, Emmanuel Papadopoulos, Irini Patsaki, Giorgos Sidiras, Serafeim Nanas: Functional Assessment Scales in a General Intensive Care Unit. A Review.

Lampros Samartzis, Stavros Dimopoulos, Maria Tziongourou, Eleni Koroboki, Theodoros Kyprianou, Serafim Nanas: SSRIs versus exercise training for depression in chronic heart failure: A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. International journal of cardiology 08/2013; 168(5). DOI:10.1016/j.ijcard.2013.07.143

Panagiotis Zis, Stavros Dimopoulos, Vasiliki Markaki, Antonios Tavernarakis, Serafim Nanas: Non-coronary myocardial infarction in myasthenia gravis: Case report and review of the literature.. World Journal of Cardiology (WJC) 07/2013; 5(7):265-9. DOI:10.4330/wjc.v5.i7.265

Elisavet Stamataki, Anastasios Stathopoulos, Eleanna Garini, Stelios Kokkoris, Constantinos Glynos, Christina Psachoulia, Harikleia Pantziou, Serafeim Nanas, Christina Routsi: Serum S100B Protein is Increased and Correlates With Interleukin-6, Hypoperfusion Indices and Outcome in Patients Admitted for Surgical Control of Hemorrhage.. Shock (Augusta, Ga.) 07/2013;  DOI:10.1097/SHK.0b013e3182a35de5

Stavros Dimopoulos, Georgios Tzanis, Christos Manetos, Athanasios Tasoulis, Anthi Mpouchla, Eleni Tseliou, Ioannis Vasileiadis, Nikos Diakos, John Terrovitis, Serafim Nanas: Peripheral Muscle Microcirculatory Alterations in Patients With Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension: A Pilot Study. Respiratory care 05/2013; 58(12). DOI:10.4187/respcare.02113

Nicola A Maffiuletti, Marc Roig, Eleftherios Karatzanos, Serafim Nanas: Neuromuscular electrical stimulation for preventing skeletal-muscle weakness and wasting in critically ill patients: a systematic review. BMC Medicine 05/2013; 11(1):137. DOI:10.1186/1741-7015-11-137

S. Kutlay, I. Kurultak, G. Nergizoglu, S. Erturk, O. Karatan, P. Azevedo, C. T. Pinto, C. M. Pereira, A. Marinho, J. Vanmassenhove, E. Hoste, G. Glorieux, A. Dhondt, R. Vanholder, W. Van Biesen, S. Rei, I. Aleksandrova, V. Kiselev, M. Ilynskiy, G. Berdnikov, L. Marchenkova, E. F. Daher, A. P. F. Vieira, J. B. Souza, F. S. Falcao, C. R. Costa, A. A. C. S. Fernandes, R. M. S. Mota, R. S. A. Lima, G. B. Silva Junior, G. Ulusal Okyay, Y. Erten, R. Er, M. Aybar, S. Inal, M. Tekbudak, G. Aygencel, K. Onec, M. Bali, S. Sindel, K. Soto, P. Fidalgo, A. L. Papoila, P. Lentini, L. Zanoli, A. Granata, A. Contestabile, A. Basso, G. Berlingo, M. de Cal, V. Pellanda, R. Dell'Aquila, G. Fortrie, S. Stads, J. van Bommel, R. Zietse, M. G. Betjes, A. Berrada, C. Arias, M. Riera, M. A. Orfila, E. Rodriguez, C. Barrios, L. Peruzzi, F. Chiale, R. Camilla, C. Martano, F. Cresi, E. Bertino, R. Coppo, A. Klimenko, S. Villevalde, M. Efremovtseva, Z. Kobalava, C. Pipili, S. Ioannidou, S. Kokkoris, S. Poulaki, E.-S. Tripodaki, M. Parisi, A. Papastylianou, S. Nanas, Y.-n. Wang, H. Cheng, Y.-p. Chen, Z. Wen, X. Li, P. Shen, Y. Zou, Y. Lu, X. Ma, Y. Chen, H. Ren, X. Chen, N. Chen, T. Yue, S. Elmamoun, H. Wodeyar, C. Goldsmith, A. Abraham, A. Wootton, S. Ahmed, C. Hill, S. Curtis, A. Miller, T. Hine, K. K. Stevens, R. K. Patel, P. B. Mark, C. Delles, A. G. Jardine, J. Wilflingseder, A. Heinzel, P. Mayer, P. Perco, A. Kainz, B. Mayer, R. Oberbauer, T.-M. Huang, V.-C. Wu, D. J. Park, E. J. Bae, Y.-J. Kang, H. S. Cho, S.-h. Chang, R. Stramana, D. Cognolato, M. Baiocchi, B. M. Chiella, C. Pilla, A. Balbinotto, V. H. Antunes, A. Heglert, F. M. Collares, F. S. Thome, A. Gjyzari, N. Thereska, O. Xhango, J. Xue, M. C. Chen, L. Wang, Y. J. Chen, X. Z. Sun, W. S. An, E. S. Kim, Y. K. Son, S. E. Kim, K. H. Kim, Y. J. Oh, H.-B. Tsai, W.-J. Ko, C.-T. Chao, A.-J. L. Aarnoudse, I. Peride, D. Radulescu, A. Niculae, A. Ciocalteu, A.-I. Checherita, C.-C. Kao, C.-Y. Wang, C.-F. Lai, H.-H. Chen, K.-D. Wu, F. Klaus, J. C. Goldani, G. Cantisani, M. L. Zanotelli, L. Carvalho, D. Klaus, V. D. Garcia, E. Keitel, S. M. Hussaini, P. N. Rao, A. Kul, N. Ye, Y. Zhang, R. Baines, R. Westacott, J. Trew, J. Kirtley, N. Selby, S. Carr, G. Xu, J. Steffgen, S. Blaschke, N. Brun-Schulte-Wissing, P. Pagel, F. Huber, J. Mapes, A. Jaehnige, S. Pestel, G. Deray, O. Rouviere, L. Bacigalupo, B. Maes, T. Hannedouche, F. Vrtovsnik, C. Rigothier, J.-M. Billiouw, P. Campioni, L. Marti-Bonmati, Y.-m. Gao, D. Li, S. Woo, J. Lee, H. Noh, S. H. Kwon, D. C. Han, L. Hetherington, A. Valluri, E. McQuarrie, S. Fleming, C. Geddes, S. Bell, B. MacKinnon, A. Patton, J. Sneddon, P. Donnan, T. Vadiveloo, C. Marwick, M. Bennie, P. Davey, H. Yasuda, N. Tsuji, T. Tsuji, T. Iwakura, N. Ohashi, A. Kato, Y. Fujigaki, S. Sasaki, H. Kawarazaki, Y. Shibagaki, K. Kimura, U. Lingaraju, S. Rajanna, H. Radhakrishnan, A. Parekh, C. G. Sreedhar, R. Sarvi, F. Rainone, L. Merlino, J. P. Ritchie, P. A. Kalra, C. N. Jacinto, K. L. S. Abreu, M. Neves, J. P. Baptista, L. Rodrigues, J. Pinho, L. Teixeira, J. Pimentel, S. Gonzalez Sanchidrian, G. Rangel Hidalgo, C. Cebrian Andrada, J. Deira Lorenzo, J. Marin Alvarez, V. Garcia-Bernalt Funes, S. Gallego Dominguez, P. Labrador Gomez, I. Castellano Cervino, R. Novillo Santana, J. Gomez-Martino Arroyo, Y. Kim, B. S. Choi, Y. o. Kim, S. A. Yoon, M.-C. Lin, W.-J. Wang, M. J. Melo, J. A. Lopes, M. Raimundo, A. Fragoso, F. Antunes, P. L. Martin-Moreno, N. Varo, P. Restituto, C. Sayon-Orea, N. Garcia-Fernandez, N. C. V. Leite Filho, L. E. O. Souza, R. M. Cavalcante, B. M. Morais, T. T. Leite, S. L. Silva, M. Kubrusly, Y. S. Jung, Y. N. Kim, H. S. Shin, H. Rim, A. Bentall, F. Al-Baaj, S. Williamson, S. Cheshire, M. Jelakovic, V. Ivkovic, M. Laganovic, S. Karanovic, I. Pecin, V. Premuzic, I. Vukovic Lela, A. Vrdoljak, M. Fucek, A. Cvitkovic, D. Juric, N. Bozina, M. Bitunjac, N. Leko, M. Abramovic Baric, V. Matijevic, B. Jelakovic, A. Ullah, K. Exarchou, T. Archer, H. Anijeet, R. Brown, Y.-p. Cheng, J. C. G. Rocha, T. Gushiken da Silva, P. F. de Castro, P. S. Kioroglo, J. P. Branco Martins, C. Tzanno-Martins, P. Biesenbach, F. Luf, E. Fleischmann, T. Grunberger, W. Druml, A. Gaipov, K. Turkmen, A. Toker, Y. Solak, H. Cicekler, R. Ucar, A. Kilicaslan, N. Gormus, H. Z. Tonbul, M. Yeksan, S. Turk, T. Monteburini, S. Cenerelli, S. Santarelli, R. Boggi, L. Tazza, M. Bossola, M. Ferraresi, I. Merlo, G. Giovinazzo, A. D. Quercia, M. Gai, G. Leonardi, P. Anania, C. Guarena, V. Cantaluppi, A. Pacitti, L. Biancone, P. N. G. Hissa, E. D. F. Daher, A. B. Liborio, B. M. F. Thereza, C. C. P. Mendes, A. R. O. Sousa: AKI - human studies. Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation 05/2013; 28(suppl 1):i331-i351. DOI:10.1093/ndt/gft129

Christina Routsi, Maria Pratikaki, Evangelia Platsouka, Christina Sotiropoulou, Vasileios Papas, Theodoros Pitsiolis, Athanassios Tsakris, Serafeim Nanas, Charis Roussos: Risk factors for carbapenem-resistant Gram-negative bacteremia in intensive care unit patients. Intensive Care Medicine 04/2013; 39(7). DOI:10.1007/s00134-013-2914-z

Stelios Kokkoris, Chrysoula Pipili, Eirini Grapsa, Theodoros Kyprianou, Serafim Nanas: Novel Biomarkers of Acute Kidney Injury in the General Adult ICU: A Review.. Renal Failure 03/2013;  DOI:10.3109/0886022X.2013.773835

Georgia A Malandraki, Vasiliki Markaki, Voula C Georgopoulos, Jaime L Bauer, Ioannis Kalogeropoulos, Serafim Nanas: An international pilot study of asynchronous teleconsultation for oropharyngeal dysphagia. Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare 03/2013; 19(2). DOI:10.1177/1357633X12474963

Manolis Papadopoulos, Irini Patsaki, Anna Christakou, Vasiliki Gerovasili, Serafim Nanas: Therapeutic Applications of Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation in Critical Care Patients.

Varvara Agapitou, Stavros Dimopoulos, Christos Kapelios, Eleftherios Karatzanos, Christos Manetos, Andreas Georgantas, Argyrios Ntalianis, John Terrovitis, Helen Karga, Serafim Nanas: Hormonal imbalance in relation to exercise intolerance and ventilatory inefficiency in chronic heart failure. The Journal of heart and lung transplantation: the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation 02/2013; 32(4). DOI:10.1016/j.healun.2012.12.011

Lampros Samartzis, Stavros Dimopoulos, Maria Tziongourou, Serafim Nanas: Effect of Psychosocial Interventions on Quality of Life in Patients With Chronic Heart Failure: A Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials. Journal of cardiac failure 02/2013; 19(2):125-34. DOI:10.1016/j.cardfail.2012.12.004

Ioannis Vasileiadis, Maria Kravari, John Terrovitis, Vasiliki Gerovasili, Stavros Drakos, Argyrios Ntaliannis, Stavros Dimopoulos, Maria Anastasiou-Nana, Serafim Nanas: Interval exercise training improves tissue oxygenation in patients with chronic heart failure. World Journal of Cardiovascular Diseases 01/2013; 03(01):126-132. DOI:10.4236/wjcd.2013.31A019

Ioannis Vasileiadis, Neofitos Basios, Vasiliki Gerovasili, Stavros Dimopoulos, Vasileios Ladis, Maria Kompoti, Serafim Nanas: Blood transfusion improves tissue oxygenation in beta- thalassemia major patients.. Health Science Journal 01/2013; 7(4):448-455.

Stavros Dimopoulos, Serafim Nanas: Exercise Training: A “Medicine” for Depression in Chronic Heart Failure?. 01/2013;  DOI:10.4172/2167-0846.1000e115

Matina Koutroumpi, Stavros Dimopoulos, Katherini Psarra, Theodoros Kyprianou, Serafim Nanas: Circulating endothelial and progenitor cells: Evidence from acute and long-term exercise effects. World Journal of Cardiology (WJC) 12/2012; 4(12):312-26. DOI:10.4330/wjc.v4.i12.312

A. Armaganidis, S. Nanas, E. Antoniadou, K. Mandragos, K. Liakou, L. Kostagiolas, A. Koutsoukou, G. Baltopoulos, G. Nakos, A. Magkina, G. Katsaris, A. Prekates, M. Kompoti, D. Georgopoulos, I. Pneumatikos, E. Zakynthinos: PIN38 Real Life Study of Antifungal Treatment in Greek ICUs: Therapeutic Strategy and Hospital Resource Utilization – Estimator Study. Value in Health 11/2012; 15(7):A391-A392. DOI:10.1016/j.jval.2012.08.1105

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Anastasios Bonakis, Nicholas-Tiberio Economou, Sokratis G Papageorgiou, Emmanuil Vagiakis, Serafeim Nanas, Thomas Paparrigopoulos: Agomelatine May Improve REM Sleep Behavior Disorder Symptoms. Journal of clinical psychopharmacology 08/2012; 32(5):732-734. DOI:10.1097/JCP.0b013e31826866f8

Stelios Kokkoris, Maria Parisi, Sofia Ioannidou, Evangelia Douka, Chrysoula Pipili, Theodoros Kyprianou, Anastasia Kotanidou, Serafim Nanas: Combination of renal biomarkers predicts acute kidney injury in critically ill adults.. Renal Failure 08/2012; 34(9):1100-8. DOI:10.3109/0886022X.2012.713279

George Mastorakos, George Paltoglou, Maria Greene, Ioannis Ilias, Antonios Papamichalopoulos, Stavros Dimopoulos, Eleni Pouliou, Ioannis G Fatouros, Serafim Nanas: Inappropriately normal plasma ACTH and cortisol concentrations in the face of increased circulating interleukin-6 concentration in exercise in patients with sarcoidosis. Stress (Amsterdam, Netherlands) 08/2012; 16(2). DOI:10.3109/10253890.2012.715221

Vasiliki V Georgiopoulou, Stavros Dimopoulos, Dimitrios Sakellariou, Ourania Papazachou, Vasiliki Gerovasili, Athanasios Tasoulis, Varvara Agapitou, Ioannis Vogiatzis, Charis Roussos, Serafim Nanas: Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Enhances Heart Rate Recovery in Patients With COPD. Respiratory care 06/2012; 57(12). DOI:10.4187/respcare.01485

Elli-Sophia Tripodaki, Athanasios Tasoulis, Antigoni Koliopoulou, Ioannis Vasileiadis, Leonidas Vastardis, Giorgos Giannis, Mihalis Argiriou, Christos Charitos, Serafim Nanas: Microcirculation and Macrocirculation in Cardiac Surgical Patients. Critical care research and practice 06/2012; 2012:654381. DOI:10.1155/2012/654381

Michael Blaivas, Konstantinos Stefanidis, Serafim Nanas, John Poularas, Mitchell Wachtel, Rubin Cohen, Dimitrios Karakitsos: Sonographic and Clinical Features of Upper Extremity Deep Venous Thrombosis in Critical Care Patients. Critical care research and practice 05/2012; 2012:489135. DOI:10.1155/2012/489135

Konstantinos Stefanidis, Nicos Pentilas, Stavros Dimopoulos, Serafim Nanas, Richard H Savel, Ariel L Shiloh, John Poularas, Michel Slama, Dimitrios Karakitsos: Echogenic Technology Improves Cannula Visibility during Ultrasound-Guided Internal Jugular Vein Catheterization via a Transverse Approach. Critical care research and practice 05/2012; 2012:306182. DOI:10.1155/2012/306182

Konstantinos Stefanidis, Stavros Dimopoulos, Chrysafoula Kolofousi, Demosthenes D Cokkinos, Katerina Chatzimichail, Lewis A Eisen, Mitchell Wachtel, Dimitrios Karakitsos, Serafim Nanas: Sonographic Lobe Localization of Alveolar-Interstitial Syndrome in the Critically Ill. Critical care research and practice 05/2012; 2012:179719. DOI:10.1155/2012/179719

Konstantinos Stefanidis, Mariantina Fragou, Nicos Pentilas, Gregorios Kouraklis, Serafim Nanas, Richard H Savel, Ariel L Shiloh, Michel Slama, Dimitrios Karakitsos: Optimization of Cannula Visibility during Ultrasound-Guided Subclavian Vein Catheterization, via a Longitudinal Approach, by Implementing Echogenic Technology. Critical care research and practice 04/2012; 2012:617149. DOI:10.1155/2012/617149

Eleftherios Karatzanos, Vasiliki Gerovasili, Dimitrios Zervakis, Elli-Sophia Tripodaki, Kleovoulos Apostolou, Ioannis Vasileiadis, Emmanouil Papadopoulos, Georgios Mitsiou, Dimitra Tsimpouki, Christina Routsi, Serafim Nanas: Electrical Muscle Stimulation: An Effective Form of Exercise and Early Mobilization to Preserve Muscle Strength in Critically Ill Patients. Critical care research and practice 04/2012; 2012:432752. DOI:10.1155/2012/432752

Elli-Sophia Tripodaki, Athanasios Tasoulis, Ioannis Vasileiadis, Leonidas Vastardis, Neoklis Skampas, Timotheos Sakellaridis, Mihalis Argiriou, Christos Charitos, Serafim Nanas: Microcirculatory alterations after cardiopulmonary bypass as assessed with near infrared spectroscopy: a pilot study. Canadian Anaesthetists? Society Journal 03/2012; 59(6):620-1. DOI:10.1007/s12630-012-9690-z

G Argyriou, J Terrovitis, G Sainis, V Papas, C Marvaki, S Nanas, C Routsi: Role of illness severity scores in predicting mortality in the coronary care unit. Critical Care 03/2012; 16(1). DOI:10.1186/cc11021

CS Vrettou, S Kokkoris, K Apostolou, M Parisi, E Haritatos, S Dimopoulos, S Nanas: Plasma and urine neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin in septic and nonseptic ICU patients. Critical Care 03/2012; 16(1). DOI:10.1186/cc10959

John Terrovitis, Panagiotis Zotos, Elissavet Kaldara, Nikolaos Diakos, Eleni Tseliou, Stella Vakrou, Chris Kapelios, Athanasios Chalazonitis, Serafeim Nanas, Savas Toumanidis, Dimitrios Kontoyannis, Eleni Karga, John Nanas: Bone mass loss in chronic heart failure is associated with secondary hyperparathyroidism and has prognostic significance. European Journal of Heart Failure 03/2012; 14(3):326-32. DOI:10.1093/eurjhf/hfs002

G Sidiras, I Patsaki, M Dakoutrou, E Karatzanos, V Gerovasili, A Kouvarakos, A Kardara, K Apostolou, S Dimopoulos, V Markaki, S Nanas: Muscle strength assessment of critically ill patients is associated with functional ability and quality of life at hospital discharge. Critical Care 03/2012; 16(1). DOI:10.1186/cc11136

C Pipili, CS Vrettou, S Poulaki, A Papastylianou, M Parisi, ES Tripodaki, S Ioannidou, S Kokkoris, E Douka, S Nanas: Evaluation of microcirculation before and during continuous renal replacement therapy and the impact of dose prescription. Critical Care 03/2012; 16(1). DOI:10.1186/cc10979

I Papakonstantinou, E Perivolioti, C Vrettou, I Baraboutis, E Magira, E Balioti, D Panopoulou, T Pitsolis, C Routsi, S Nanas: Risk factors for bronchial acquisition of resistant Gram-negative bacteria in critically ill patients and outcome. Critical Care 03/2012; 16(1). DOI:10.1186/cc10652

S Dimopoulos, G Tzanis, C Manetos, A Tasoulis, A Mpouchla, E Tseliou, I Vasileiadis, N Diakos, J Terrovitis, S Nanas: Hyperoxia affects peripheral tissue microcirculation in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension. Critical Care 03/2012; 16(1). DOI:10.1186/cc10813

E. Karatzanos, V. Gerovasili, D. Zervakis, E. Tripodaki, I. Vasileiadis, E. Papadopoulos, G. Mitsiou, D. Tsimpouki, C. Routsi, S. Nanas: Electrical muscle stimulation is an effective form of exercise and early rehabilitation in ICU patients. Critical care research and practice 01/2012;

Christos Manetos, Stavros Dimopoulos, Georgios Tzanis, Stella Vakrou, Athanasios Tasoulis, Chris Kapelios, Varvara Agapitou, Argirios Ntalianis, John Terrovitis, Serafim Nanas: Skeletal muscle microcirculatory abnormalities are associated with exercise intolerance, ventilatory inefficiency, and impaired autonomic control in heart failure. The Journal of heart and lung transplantation: the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation 12/2011; 30(12):1403-8. DOI:10.1016/j.healun.2011.08.020

STAVROS DIMOPOULOS M.D, NIKOLAOS DIAKOS M.D, ELENI TSELIOU M.D, ATHANASIOS TASOULIS M.D, ANTHI MPOUCHLA M.D, CHRISTOS MANETOS M.D, LAMBROS KATSAROS M.D, STAVROS DRAKOS M.D, JOHN TERROVITIS M.D, SERAFIM NANAS M.D: Chronotropic Incompetence and Abnormal Heart Rate Recovery Early after Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation. Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology 09/2011; 34(12):1607 - 1614. DOI:10.1111/j.1540-8159.2011.03215.x

Konstantinos Stefanidis, Stavros Dimopoulos, Elli-Sophia Tripodaki, Konstantinos Vitzilaios, Panagiotis Politis, Ploutarchos Piperopoulos, Serafim Nanas: Lung sonography and recruitment in patients with early acute respiratory distress syndrome: A pilot study. Critical care (London, England) 08/2011; 15(4):R185. DOI:10.1186/cc10338

Anastasios Bonakis, Ilia Kritikou, Emmanouil Vagiakis, Serafim Nanas, Sokratis G Papageorgiou: A Familial Case of Sleep Rhythmic Movement Disorder Persistent Into Adulthood; Approach to Pathophysiology. Movement Disorders 08/2011; 26(9):1770-2. DOI:10.1002/mds.23627

Charalampos N Pierrakos, Michael J Bonios, Stavros G Drakos, Efstratios I Charitos, Elias J Tsolakis, Argirios Ntalianis, Serafim N Nanas, Christos E Charitos, John N Nanas, John V Terrovitis: Mechanical assistance by intra-aortic balloon pump counterpulsation during reperfusion increases coronary blood flow and mitigates the no-reflow phenomenon: An experimental study. Artificial Organs 07/2011; 35(9):867-74. DOI:10.1111/j.1525-1594.2011.01241.x

Vania Anagnostakou, Katerina Chatzimichail, Stavros Dimopoulos, Eleftherios Karatzanos, Ourania Papazachou, Athanasios Tasoulis, Maria Anastasiou-Nana, Charis Roussos, Serafim Nanas: Effects of Interval Cycle Training With or Without Strength Training on Vascular Reactivity in Heart Failure Patients. Journal of cardiac failure 07/2011; 17(7):585-91. DOI:10.1016/j.cardfail.2011.02.009

Georgios Tzanis, Ioannis Vasileiadis, Dimitrios Zervakis, Eleftherios Karatzanos, Stavros Dimopoulos, Theodore Pitsolis, Elli Tripodaki, Vasiliki Gerovasili, Christina Routsi, Serafim Nanas: Maximum inspiratory pressure, a surrogate parameter for the assessment of ICU-acquired weakness. BMC Anesthesiology 06/2011; 11:14. DOI:10.1186/1471-2253-11-14

S. Dimopoulos, A. Ntalianis, A. Tasoulis, C. Kapelios, C. Manetos, S. Koutroumpi, V. Agapitou, G Tzanis, S. Sventzouri, J. Terrovitis, S. Nanas: PEAK OXYGEN PULSE IN MILD CHRONIC HEART FAILURE PATIENTS - THE EFFECTS OF BETA-BLOCKERS. Journal of Hypertension 06/2011; 29:e521. DOI:10.1097/00004872-201106001-01581

Michael J Bonios, John V Terrovitis, Stavros G Drakos, Fotis Katsaros, Chris Pantsios, Serafim N Nanas, John Kanakakis, George Alexopoulos, Savvas Toumanidis, Maria Anastasiou-Nana, John N Nanas: Comparison of three different regimens of intermittent inotrope infusions for end stage heart failure. International journal of cardiology 04/2011; 159(3):225-9. DOI:10.1016/j.ijcard.2011.03.013

Foteini Economidou, Evangelia Douka, Marinella Tzanela, Serafeim Nanas, Anastasia Kotanidou: Thyroid function during critical illness. Hormones (Athens, Greece) 04/2011; 10(2):117-24. DOI:10.14310/horm.2002.1301

Varvara Agapitou, Stavros Dimopoulos, Anthi Mpouchla, Lampros Samartzis, Eleni Tseliou, Elissavet Kaldara, John Terrovitis, Athanasios Tasoulis, Eleni Karga, Serafim Nanas: Serum intact parathyroid hormone levels independently predict exercise capacity in stable heart failure patients. International journal of cardiology 02/2011; 146(3):462-4. DOI:10.1016/j.ijcard.2010.10.123

V.Gerovasili, G.Sidiras, X.Xantzi, L.Karatzanos, G.Mitsiou, T.Pitsolis, I.Patsaki, D.Zervakis, S.Nanas: Muscle strength and functional ability is impaired in patients with critical illness polyneuromyopathy after ICU discharge. American Journal of Critical Care 01/2011; 183:A4247.

L. Samartzis, S. Dimopoulos, E. Kaldara, C. Manetos, A. Ntalianis, V. Agapitou, S. Vakrou, S. Gyftopoulos, J. Terrovitis, S. Nanas: NEUROTICISM PERSONALITY TRAIT, ANXIETY STATE AND SEVERITY OF DISEASE, INDEPENDENTLY PREDICT QUALITY OF LIFE IN PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC HEART FAILURE. Journal of Hypertension 01/2011; 29:e521. DOI:10.1097/00004872-201106001-01582

Anthi Bouchla, Eleftherios Karatzanos, Stavros Dimopoulos, Athanasios Tasoulis, Varvara Agapitou, Nikolaos Diakos, Eleni Tseliou, John Terrovitis, Serafim Nanas: The addition of strength training to aerobic interval training: Effects on muscle strength and body composition in CHF patients. Journal of cardiopulmonary rehabilitation and prevention 12/2010; 31(1):47-51. DOI:10.1097/HCR.0b013e3181e174d7

L. Samartzis, S. Dimopoulos, C. Manetos, V. Agapitou, A. Bouchla, A. Tasoulis, S. Drakos, J. Terrovitis, S. Nanas: P01-306 - Trait anxiety predicts quality of life in patients with heart failure independently of the severity of disease. European Psychiatry 12/2010; 25:519-519. DOI:10.1016/S0924-9338(10)70514-9

Georgios Kranidiotis, Vasiliki Gerovasili, Athanasios Tasoulis, Elli Tripodaki, Ioannis Vasileiadis, Eleni Magira, Vasiliki Markaki, Christina Routsi, Athanasios Prekates, Theodoros Kyprianou, Phyllis-Maria Clouva-Molyvdas, Georgios Georgiadis, Ioannis Floros, Andreas Karabinis, Serafim Nanas: End-of-life decisions in Greek intensive care units: a multicenter cohort study. Critical care (London, England) 12/2010; 14(6):R228. DOI:10.1186/cc9380

Konstantinos Stefanidis, Stavros Dimopoulos, Serafim Nanas: Basic principles and current applications of lung ultrasonography in the intensive care unit. Respirology 10/2010; 16(2):249-56. DOI:10.1111/j.1440-1843.2010.01885.x

Athanasios Tasoulis, Ourania Papazachou, Stavros Dimopoulos, Vasiliki Gerovasili, Eleftherios Karatzanos, Theodoros Kyprianou, Stavros Drakos, Maria Anastasiou-Nana, Charis Roussos, Serafim Nanas: Effects of interval exercise training on respiratory drive in patients with chronic heart failure. Respiratory medicine 10/2010; 104(10):1557-65. DOI:10.1016/j.rmed.2010.03.009

G Perpati, S Nanas, E Pouliou, V Dionyssopoulou, E Stefanatou, E Armeniakou, A Papamichalopoulos, Ch Roussos: Resting respiratory variables and exercise capacity in adult patients with cystic fibrosis. Respiratory medicine 10/2010; 104(10):1444-9. DOI:10.1016/j.rmed.2010.05.016

E. Armeniakou, G. Perpati, C. Pappas, M. Avdikou, N. Barouchos, A. Remoundos, E. Pouliou, A. Papamichalopoulos, S. Nanas: Correlation between oxygen kinetics during submaximal cardiopulmonary exercise testing (CPET) and disease severity in adult patients with cystic fibrosis. Journal of Cystic Fibrosis 06/2010; 9. DOI:10.1016/S1569-1993(10)60254-8

Christina Routsi, Vasiliki Gerovasili, Ioannis Vasileiadis, Eleftherios Karatzanos, Theodore Pitsolis, Elli Sophia Tripodaki, Vasiliki Markaki, Dimitrios Zervakis, Serafim Nanas: Electrical muscle stimulation prevents critical illness polyneuromyopathy: a randomized parallel intervention trial. Critical care (London, England) 05/2010; 14(2):R74. DOI:10.1186/cc8987

Stavros K Dimopoulos, Stavros G Drakos, John V Terrovitis, Georgios S Tzanis, Serafim N Nanas: Improvement in respiratory muscle dysfunction with continuous-flow left ventricular assist devices.. The Journal of heart and lung transplantation: the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation 05/2010; 29(8):906-8. DOI:10.1016/j.healun.2010.03.013

Maria Kravari, Ioannis Vasileiadis, Vasiliki Gerovasili, Eleftherios Karatzanos, Athanasios Tasoulis, Konstantinos Kalligras, Stavros Drakos, Stavros Dimopoulos, Maria Anastasiou-Nana, Serafim Nanas: Effects of a 3-month rehabilitation program on muscle oxygenation in congestive heart failure patients as assessed by NIRS. International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics 03/2010; 40(2-40):212-217. DOI:10.1016/j.ergon.2009.03.006

Eleftherios Karatzanos, Georgios Paradisis, Elias Zacharogiannis, Stavros Tziortzis, Serafim Nanas: Assessment of ventilatory threshold using near-infrared spectroscopy on the gastrocnemius muscle during treadmill running. International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics 03/2010;  DOI:10.1016/j.ergon.2009.02.003

Maria Kravari, Epameinondas Angelopoulos, Ioannis Vasileiadis, Vasiliki Gerovasili, Serafim Nanas: Monitoring tissue oxygenation during exercise with near infrared spectroscopy in diseased populations – A brief review. International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics 03/2010;  DOI:10.1016/j.ergon.2009.02.002

Vasiliki Gerovasili, Stavros Dimopoulos, Georgios Tzanis, Maria Anastasiou-Nana, Serafeim Nanas: Utilizing the vascular occlusion technique with NIRS technology. International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics 03/2010; 40(2-40):218-222. DOI:10.1016/j.ergon.2009.02.004

Stavros Dimopoulos, Georgios Tzanis, Athanasios Tasoulis, Anthi Mpouchla, Christos Manetos, Nikolaos Diakos, Eleni Tseliou, Iraklis Pozios, Lambros Katsaros, Serafim Nanas: REVERSAL OF RESPIRATORY MUSCLES DYSFUNCTION AND EXERCISE CAPACITY IMPROVEMENT AFTER CONTINUOUS-FLOW LEFT VENTRICULAR ASSIST DEVICE IMPLANTATION. Journal of the American College of Cardiology 03/2010; 55(10). DOI:10.1016/S0735-1097(10)60767-X

C Routsi, M Pratikaki, E Platsouka, C Sotiropoulou, S Nanas, V Markaki, C Vrettou, O Paniara, H Giamarellou, C Roussos: Carbapenem-resistant versus carbapenem-susceptible Acinetobacter baumannii bacteremia in a Greek intensive care unit: Risk factors, clinical features and outcomes. Infection 03/2010; 38(3):173-80. DOI:10.1007/s15010-010-0008-1

Serafim Nanas, Dimitrios Sakellariou, Smaragda Kapsimalakou, Stavros Dimopoulos, Antonia Tassiou, Athanasios Tasoulis, Maria Anastasiou-Nana, Emmanouil Vagiakis, Charalampos Roussos: Heart rate recovery and oxygen kinetics after exercise in obstructive sleep apnea syndrome.. Clinical Cardiology 01/2010; 33(1):46-51. DOI:10.1002/clc.20707

Stavros Dimopoulos, Maria Anastasiou-Nana, Fotios Katsaros, Ourania Papazachou, Georgios Tzanis, Vasiliki Gerovasili, Hercules Pozios, Charis Roussos, John Nanas, Serafim Nanas: Impairment of autonomic nervous system activity in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension: a case control study.. Journal of cardiac failure 12/2009; 15(10):882-9. DOI:10.1016/j.cardfail.2009.06.001

Vasiliki Gerovasili, Konstantinos Stefanidis, Konstantinos Vitzilaios, Eleftherios Karatzanos, Panagiotis Politis, Apostolos Koroneos, Aikaterini Chatzimichail, Christina Routsi, Charis Roussos, Serafim Nanas: Electrical muscle stimulation preserves the muscle mass of critically ill patients: a randomized study. Critical care (London, England) 10/2009; 13(5):R161. DOI:10.1186/cc8123

S Nanas, V Gerovasili, P Renieris, E Angelopoulos, M Poriazi, K Kritikos, A Siafaka, I Baraboutis, D Zervakis, V Markaki, C Routsi, C Roussos: Non-invasive assessment of the microcirculation in critically ill patients.. Anaesthesia and intensive care 09/2009; 37(5):733-9.

Ioannis Baraboutis, Elina Belesiotou, Evaggelia Platsouka, Vassilios Papastamopoulos, Spyridon Mentzelopoulos, Serafeim Nanas, Athena Argyropoulou, Olga Paniara, Athanasios Skoutelis: Poststernotomy sternal osteomyelitis and mediastinitis by Trichosporon asahii: a rare occurrence with a grave prognosis. Mycoses 09/2009; 53(3):272-4. DOI:10.1111/j.1439-0507.2009.01709.x

Vasiliki Gerovasili, Stavros Drakos, Maria Kravari, Konstantinos Malliaras, Eleftherios Karatzanos, Stavros Dimopoulos, Athanasios Tasoulis, Maria Anastasiou-Nana, Charis Roussos, Serafim Nanas: Physical exercise improves the peripheral microcirculation of patients with chronic heart failure. Journal of cardiopulmonary rehabilitation and prevention 09/2009; 29(6):385-91. DOI:10.1097/HCR.0b013e3181b4ca4e

Vasiliki Gerovasili, Elli Tripodaki, Eleftherios Karatzanos, Theodore Pitsolis, Vasiliki Markaki, Dimitrios Zervakis, Christina Routsi, Charis Roussos, Serafim Nanas: Short-term Systemic Effect of Electrical Muscle Stimulation in Critically III Patients. Chest 09/2009; 136(5):1249-56. DOI:10.1378/chest.08-2888

Stavros G Drakos, Michael J Bonios, Maria I Anastasiou-Nana, Eleftheria P Tsagalou, John V Terrovitis, Elisabet Kaldara, George Maroulidis, Serafim N Nanas, John Kanakakis, John N Nanas: Long-Term Survival and Outcomes After Hospitalization for Acute Myocardial Infarction Complicated by Cardiogenic Shock. Clinical Cardiology 08/2009; 32(8):E4-8. DOI:10.1002/clc.20488

Ioannis Vasileiadis, Mahmoud El-Ali, Serafim Nanas, Spyros Kolias, Panayotis Zacharatos, Vassiliki Christopoulou-Cokkinou, Anastasia Kotanidou: First diagnosis of factor XI deficiency in a patient with subarachnoid haemorrhage.. Blood coagulation & fibrinolysis: an international journal in haemostasis and thrombosis 05/2009; 20(4):309-13. DOI:10.1097/MBC.0b013e328329e485

John V Terrovitis, Maria Anastasiou-Nana, Elissavet Kaldara, Stavros G Drakos, Serafeim N Nanas, John N Nanas: Anemia in heart failure: pathophysiologic insights and treatment options.. Future Cardiology 02/2009; 5(1):71-81. DOI:10.2217/14796678.5.1.71

Stavros G Drakos, John V Kanakakis, Serafim Nanas, Michael Bonios, Elisabeth Kaldara, Fotios Katsaros, Christos Pantsios, John N Nanas: Intermittent inotropic infusions combined with prophylactic oral amiodarone for patients with decompensated end-stage heart failure.. Journal of cardiovascular pharmacology 02/2009; 53(2):157-61. DOI:10.1097/FJC.0b013e31819846cd

M Pecchiari, T Anagnostakos, E D'Angelo, C Roussos, S Nanas, A Koutsoukou: Effect of heliox breathing on flow limitation in chronic heart failure patients. European Respiratory Journal 02/2009; 33(6):1367-73. DOI:10.1183/09031936.00117508

A. Bouchla, E. Karatzanos, V. Gerovasili, E. Zerva, S. Nanas: [Neuromuscular electrical stimulation as an alternative means of exercise for the critically ill]. Archives of Hellenic Medicine 01/2009; 26(6):759-777.

I. Vasileiadis, P. Roditis, S. Dimopoulos, V. Ladis, G. Pangalis, A. Aessopos, S. Nanas: Impaired oxygen kinetics in beta‐thalassaemia major patients. Acta Physiologica 11/2008; 196(3):357 - 363. DOI:10.1111/j.1748-1716.2008.01937.x

Serafim Nanas, Vasiliki Gerovasili, Stavros Dimopoulos, Charalampos Pierrakos, Soultana Kourtidou, Elissavet Kaldara, Serafim Sarafoglou, John Venetsanakos, Charis Roussos, John Nanas, Maria Anastasiou-Nana: Inotropic Agents Improve the Peripheral Microcirculation of Patients With End-Stage Chronic Heart Failure. Journal of cardiac failure 07/2008; 14(5):400-6. DOI:10.1016/j.cardfail.2008.02.001

P RODITIS, S DIMOPOULOS, A TASOULIS, A MPOUCHLA, J VENETSANAKOS, G TZANIS, E KALDARA, O PAPAZACHOU, S DRAKOS, S NANAS: Interval training effects on oxygen kinetics in heart failure patients. European Journal of Heart Failure Supplements 06/2008; 7:73-73. DOI:10.1016/S1567-4215(08)60200-3

S DRAKOS, T ATHANASOULIS, K MALLIARAS, E CHARITOS, A NTALIANIS, J VENETSANAKOS, S NANAS, S THEODOROPOULOS, J NANAS, M YACOUB: Improvement in myocardial sympathetic innervation after left ventricular assist device support. European Journal of Heart Failure Supplements 06/2008; 7:175-175. DOI:10.1016/S1567-4215(08)60485-3

S Nanas, K Kritikos, E Angelopoulos, A Siafaka, S Tsikriki, M Poriazi, D Kanaloupiti, M Kontogeorgi, M Pratikaki, D Zervakis, C Routsi, C Roussos: Predisposing factors for critical illness polyneuromyopathy in a multidisciplinary intensive care unit. Acta Neurologica Scandinavica 04/2008; 118(3):175-81. DOI:10.1111/j.1600-0404.2008.00996.x

V Gerovasili, K Stefanidis, K Vitzilaios, E Karatzanos, E Papadopoulos, G Tzanis, C Routsi, D Zervakis, V Markaki, S Nanas: Efficacy of electrical muscle stimulation on preserving the muscle mass of critically ill patients. Critical Care 03/2008; 12(Suppl 2). DOI:10.1186/cc6737

K Stefanidis, K Vitzilaios, E Tripodakis, S Poulaki, E Angelopoulos, V Markaki, P Politis, D Zervakis, S Nanas: Evaluation of bedside lung ultrasonography in the diagnosis of alveolar-interstitial syndrome and pleural effusion in the ICU. Critical Care 03/2008; 12(Suppl 2). DOI:10.1186/cc6307

S Nanas, I Vasileiadis, S Dimopoulos, D Sakellariou, S Kapsimalakou, O Papazachou, A Tasoulis, V Ladis, G Pangalis, A Aessopos: New insights into the exercise intolerance of beta-thalassemia major patients.. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports 02/2008; 19(1):96-102. DOI:10.1111/j.1600-0838.2008.00778.x

S Nanas, E Angelopoulos, S Tsikriki, K Kritikos, E Voutsinas, D Zervakis, D Kanaloupiti, M Pratikaki, C Roussos: Propofol-induced hyperamylasaemia in a general intensive care unit.. Anaesthesia and intensive care 01/2008; 35(6):920-3.

Spyros D Mentzelopoulos, Maria Pratikaki, Evangelia Platsouka, Helen Kraniotaki, Dimitris Zervakis, Antonia Koutsoukou, Serafim Nanas, Olga Paniara, Charis Roussos, Evangelos Giamarellos-Bourboulis, Christina Routsi, Spyros G Zakynthinos: Prolonged use of carbapenems and colistin predisposes to ventilator-associated pneumonia by pandrug-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Intensive Care Medicine 10/2007; 33(9):1524-32. DOI:10.1007/s00134-007-0683-2

S.D. Mentzelopoulos, M. Pratikaki, E. Platsouka, H. Kraniotaki, D. Zervakis, A. Koutsoukou, S. Nanas, O. Paniara, C. Roussos, E. Giamarellos-Bourboulis, C. Routsi, S.G. Zakynthinos: Prolonged use of carbapenems and colistin predisposes to ventilator-associated pneumonia by pandrug-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa.

Stavros G Drakos, Efstratios I Charitos, Serafim N Nanas, John N Nanas: Ventricular-assist devices for the treatment of chronic heart failure. Expert Review of Cardiovascular Therapy 06/2007; 5(3):571-84. DOI:10.1586/14779072.5.3.571

Ourania Papazachou, Maria Anastasiou-Nana, Dimitrios Sakellariou, Antonia Tassiou, Stavros Dimopoulos, John Venetsanakos, George Maroulidis, Stavros Drakos, Charis Roussos, Serafim Nanas: Pulmonary function at peak exercise in patients with chronic heart failure. International journal of cardiology 06/2007; 118(1):28-35. DOI:10.1016/j.ijcard.2006.04.091

Petros Roditis, Stavros Dimopoulos, Dimitrios Sakellariou, Serafim Sarafoglou, Elissavet Kaldara, John Venetsanakos, John Vogiatzis, Maria Anastasiou-Nana, Charis Roussos, Serafim Nanas: The effects of exercise training on the kinetics of oxygen uptake in patients with chronic heart failure. European Journal of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation 05/2007; 14(2):304-11. DOI:10.1097/HJR.0b013e32808621a3

Angeliki Siafaka, Epameinondas Angelopoulos, Konstantinos Kritikos, Magdalini Poriazi, Neofitos Basios, Vasiliki Gerovasili, Antonios Andreou, Charis Roussos, Serafim Nanas: Acute effects of smoking on skeletal muscle microcirculation monitored by near-infrared spectroscopy. Chest 05/2007; 131(5):1479-85. DOI:10.1378/chest.06-2017

K Kritikos, E Angelopoulos, A Siafaka, M Kontogeorgi, S Tsikriki, D Kanaloupiti, M Pratikaki, M Poriazi, V Gerovasili, C Routsi, C Roussos, S Nanas: Gram-negative bacteremia is an independent predisposing factor for critical illness polyneuromyopathy. Critical Care 03/2007; 11(Suppl 2). DOI:10.1186/cc5503

M Pratikaki, E Platsouka, C Sotiropoulou, K Kritikos, M Agrafiotis, S Kolias, S Nanas, O Paniara, C Roussos, C Routsi: Comparison of bloodstream infections in intensive care unit patients, due to different Gram-negative bacteria. Critical Care 03/2007; 11(Suppl 2). DOI:10.1186/cc5237

V Gerovasili, C Pierakos, S Dimopoulos, E Kaldara, S Kourtidou, S Sarafoglou, M Kravari, J Venetsanakos, G Tzanis, S Nanas: Muscle microcirculation alterations increase with disease severity in chronic heart failure patients. Critical Care 03/2007; 11(Suppl 2). DOI:10.1186/cc5423

P Renieris, V Gerovasili, M El Ali, T Theodoridis, M Poriazi, A Bouhla, V Markaki, S Mentzelopoulos, D Zervakis, C Roussos, S Nanas: High incidence of positive heparin antibodies in a multidisciplinary intensive care unit. Critical Care 03/2007; 11(Suppl 2). DOI:10.1186/cc5532

Eleni E Magira, Dimitrios Zervakis, Christina Routsi, Marina Kontogiorgi, Charis Roussos, Serafim Nanas, Spyros Mentzelopoulos: Community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus carrying Panton-Valentine leukocidin genes: a lethal cause of pneumonia in an adult immunocompetent patient.. Infectious Diseases 02/2007; 39(5):466-9. DOI:10.1080/00365540601034790

L. Karatzanos, G. Paradisis, V. Gerovasili, A. Chrysos, S. Kourtidou, M. Kravari, E. Zacharogiannis, S. Nanas: Detection of Anaerobic Threshold using Near Infra Red Spectroscopy on Gastrocnemius Muscle in Runners: 1414. Medicine &amp Science in Sports &amp Exercise 01/2007; 39. DOI:10.1249/01.mss.0000273773.65132.b6

T. Loukas, K. Kritikos, P. Rammou, K. Panagiotopoulou, I. Tatouli, S. Nanas: Evaluation of knowledge retention on cardiopulmonary resuscitation in medical students. Resuscitation 08/2006; 70(2):326-327. DOI:10.1016/j.resuscitation.2006.06.104

T. Loukas, P. Rammou, K. Panagiotopoulou, K. Kritikos, S. Nanas: Evaluation of cardiopulmonary resuscitation knowledge and efficacy of education in military school students. Resuscitation 08/2006; 70(2):327-327. DOI:10.1016/j.resuscitation.2006.06.105

Christina Routsi, Elisabeth Stamataki, Seraphim Nanas, Christina Psachoulia, Anastasios Stathopoulos, Apostolos Koroneos, Maria Zervou, Gerard Jullien, Charis Roussos: Increased levels of serum S100B protein in critically ill patients without brain injury. Shock 07/2006; 26(1):20-4. DOI:10.1097/01.shk.0000209546.06801.d7

Serafim Nanas, Maria Anastasiou-Nana, Stavros Dimopoulos, Dimitrios Sakellariou, George Alexopoulos, Smaragdo Kapsimalakou, Panagiotis Papazoglou, Elias Tsolakis, Ourania Papazachou, Charis Roussos, John Nanas: Early heart rate recovery after exercise predicts mortality in patients with chronic heart failure. International Journal of Cardiology 07/2006; 110(3):393-400. DOI:10.1016/j.ijcard.2005.10.032

Serafim N Nanas, John N Nanas, Dimitrios Ch Sakellariou, Stavros K Dimopoulos, Stavros G Drakos, Smaragdo G Kapsimalakou, Christina A Mpatziou, Ourania G Papazachou, Anargyros S Dalianis, Maria I Anastasiou-Nana, Charis Roussos: V E / V CO 2 slope is associated with abnormal resting haemodynamics and is a predictor of long-term survival in chronic heart failure. European Journal of Heart Failure 06/2006; 8(4):420-7. DOI:10.1016/j.ejheart.2005.10.003

Eleftheria P Tsagalou, Maria I Anastasiou-Nana, John V Terrovitis, Serafim N Nanas, George P Alexopoulos, John Kanakakis, John N Nanas: The long-term survival benefit conferred by intermittent dobutamine infusions and oral amiodarone is greater in patients with idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy than with ischemic heart disease. International Journal of Cardiology 05/2006; 108(2):244-50. DOI:10.1016/j.ijcard.2005.05.012

V Georgiopoulou, L Karatzanos, K Hatzimichail, V Anagnostakou, S Dimopoulos, E Masdrakis, S Drakos, O Papazachou, S Nanas, Ch Roussos: Exercise training improves endothelial function in patients with heart failure. European Journal of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation 05/2006; 13(Supplement 1). DOI:10.1097/00149831-200605001-00016

John N Nanas, Eleftheria P Tsagalou, Serafim N Nanas, John V Terrovitis, Elias J Tsolakis, Savas Toumanidis, Panagiotis D Papazoglou, George P Alexopoulos, John Kanakakis, Maria I Anastasiou-Nana: Reverse left ventricular remodeling by intermittent dobutamine infusions and amiodarone in end-stage heart failure due to idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy. International Journal of Cardiology 04/2006; 108(2):237-43. DOI:10.1016/j.ijcard.2005.05.010

M Poriazi, C Routsi, M Kontogiorgi, E Angelopoulos, K Kritikos, A Koroneos, C Roussos, S Nanas: Changes in microcirculation during weaning trials from mechanical ventilation. Critical Care 03/2006; 10(Suppl 1). DOI:10.1186/cc4666

S Nanas, P Renieris, V Gerovasili, M Poriazi, K Kritikos, E Aggelopoulos, S Kolias, D Zervakis, C Routsi, C Roussos: Non-invasive assessment of the microcirculation in ICU patients. Critical Care 03/2006; 10(Suppl 1). DOI:10.1186/cc4665

N Skampas, N Basios, K Kritikos, E Angelopoulos, M Poriazi, V Gerovasili, P Renieris, C Charitos, S Nanas: Microcirculation parameters are related to hemodynamic indices in postoperative cardiac patients. Critical Care 03/2006; 10(Suppl 1). DOI:10.1186/cc4668

K Kritikos, E Angelopoulos, A Siafaka, M Kontogeorgi, S Tsikriki, V Voutsinas, M Pratikaki, D Kanaloupiti, M Porazi, C Routsi, C Roussos, S Nanas: Persistent hypoproteinemia is an independent risk factor for critical illness polyneuromyopathy. Critical Care 03/2006; 10(Suppl 1). DOI:10.1186/cc4566

Stavros Dimopoulos, Maria Anastasiou-Nana, Dimitrios Sakellariou, Stavros Drakos, Smaragdo Kapsimalakou, George Maroulidis, Petros Roditis, Ourania Papazachou, Ioannis Vogiatzis, Charis Roussos, Serafim Nanas: Effects of exercise rehabilitation program on heart rate recovery in patients with chronic heart failure. European Journal of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation 02/2006; 13(1):67-73. DOI:10.1097/01.hjr.0000198449.20775.7c

V GEORGIOPOULOU, D SAKELLARIOU, J VENETSANAKOS, S DIMOPOULOS, S DRAKOS, G MAROULIDIS, M ANASTASIOUNANA, S NANAS: 589 End-tidal carbon dioxide pressure during maximum cardiopulmonary exercise testing predicts mortality in patients with congestive heart failure. European Journal of Heart Failure Supplements 01/2006; 5(1):135-135. DOI:10.1016/S1567-4215(06)80386-3

L Karatzanos, A Karaseridis, V Georgiopoulou, D Sakellariou, F Katsaros, E Tsagalou, S Nanas: Exercise training in patients with chronic heart failure???effects of two different regimes on the maximum strenth of the quadriceps femoris. European Journal of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation 01/2006; 13. DOI:10.1097/00149831-200605001-00369

Ioannis Vogiatzis, Gerasimos Terzis, Serafeim Nanas, Grigoris Stratakos, Davina C M Simoes, Olga Georgiadou, Spyros Zakynthinos, Charis Roussos: Skeletal muscle adaptations to interval training in patients with advanced COPD. Chest 12/2005; 128(6):3838-45. DOI:10.1378/chest.128.6.3838

I Vogiatzis, O Georgiadou, S Golemati, A Aliverti, E Kosmas, E Kastanakis, N Geladas, A Koutsoukou, S Nanas, S Zakynthinos, C Roussos: Patterns of dynamic hyperinflation during exercise and recovery in patients with severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Thorax 10/2005; 60(9):723-9. DOI:10.1136/thx.2004.039115

P. Roditis, S. Nanas, S. Dimopoulos, D. Sakellariou, S. Kapsimalakou, J. Vogiatzis, O. Georgiadou, E. Tsolakis, J. Nanas, C.H. Roussos: 478 Effect of continuous versus interval training on oxygen kinetics in patients with chronic heart failure. European Journal of Heart Failure Supplements 06/2005; 4(S1). DOI:10.1016/S1567-4215(05)80316-9

ES Papadopoulos, TH Kyprianou, S Nanas: Chest physiotherapy is effective in the management of intensive care unit patients immediately after extubation. Critical Care 03/2005; 9(Suppl 1). DOI:10.1186/cc3191

M Pratikaki, C Routsi, E Platsouka, C Sotiropoulou, S Nanas, P Kaltsas, O Paniara, C Roussos: Evaluation of outcome in critically ill patients with Acinetobacter baumannii bacteremia. Critical Care 03/2005; 9(Suppl 1). DOI:10.1186/cc3081

S Nanas, K Kritikos, E Angelopoulos, C Routsi, S Tsikriki, S Dimopoulos, M Pratikaki, T Loukas, E Papadopoulos, I Floros, C Roussos: Critical illness polyneuromyopathy: a major problem in a general intensive care unit. Critical Care 03/2005; 9(Suppl 1). DOI:10.1186/cc3335

C Routsi, E Stamataki, S Nanas, C Psachoulia, M Zervou, A Koroneos, A Stathopoulos, C Roussos: Increased levels of serum S100B protein in critically ill patients without brain injury. Critical Care 03/2005; 9(Suppl 1). DOI:10.1186/cc3352

John N Nanas, Panagiotis Papazoglou, Eleftheria P Tsagalou, Argirios Ntalianis, Elias Tsolakis, John V Terrovitis, John Kanakakis, Seraphim N Nanas, George P Alexopoulos, Maria I Anastasiou-Nana: Efficacy and safety of intermittent, long-term, concomitant dobutamine and levosimendan infusions in severe heart failure refractory to dobutamine alone. The American Journal of Cardiology 03/2005; 95(6):768-71. DOI:10.1016/j.amjcard.2004.11.033

S. Dimopoulos, M. Anastasiou-Nana, D. Sakellariou, S. Kapsimalakou, P. Roditis, K. Kritikos, S. Gyftopoulos, S. Nanas, C. Roussos: Early recovery cardiopulmonary parameters after exercise testing as predictors of mortality in CHF patients. The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation 02/2005; 24(2). DOI:10.1016/j.healun.2004.11.233

Serafim N Nanas, John V Terrovitis, Christos Charitos, Ourania Papazachou, Zafiria Margari, Eleftheria P Tsagalou, Christos Kassiotis, Elias Tsolakis, Savas Toumanidis, John N Nanas: Ventilatory response to exercise and recovery oxygen kinetics are similar in cardiac transplant recipients and patients with mild chronic heart failure. The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation 11/2004; 23(10):1154-9. DOI:10.1016/j.healun.2003.08.029

I Vogiatzis, S Nanas, E Kastanakis, O Georgiadou, O Papazahou, Ch Roussos: Dynamic hyperinflation and tolerance to interval exercise in patients with advanced COPD. European Respiratory Journal 10/2004; 24(3):385-90. DOI:10.1183/09031936.04.00128903

John N Nanas, Eleftheria P Tsagalou, John Kanakakis, Serafim N Nanas, John V Terrovitis, Thomas Moon, Maria I Anastasiou-Nana: Long-term intermittent dobutamine infusion, combined with oral amiodarone for end-stage heart failure - A randomized double-blind study. Chest 04/2004; 125(4):1198-204. DOI:10.1378/chest.125.4.1198

K Chatzimichail, D Zervakis, A Siafaka, M Zervou, S Nanas, C Roussos: Ultrasonography and color Doppler contrast-enhanced imaging of the gallbladder in intensive care unit patients: an early diagnosis of acute acalculous cholecystitis. Critical Care 03/2004; 8:1-2. DOI:10.1186/cc2649

Serafim Nanas, John Nanas, Ourania Papazachou, Christos Kassiotis, Antonios Papamichalopoulos, Joseph Milic-Emili, Charis Roussos: Resting lung function and hemodynamic parameters as predictors of exercise capacity in patients with chronic heart failure. Chest 05/2003; 123(5):1386-93. DOI:10.1378/chest.123.5.1386

A Tasiou, S Nanas, A Prekates, P Tselioti, Ch Roussos: Respiratory drive at rest and during exercise in obstructive sleep apnea patients before and after CPAP treatment. Critical Care 03/2003; 7:1-2. DOI:10.1186/cc2052

Nikos A Zakopoulos, Vasilios T Kotsis, Vassiliki Ch Pitiriga, Savvas T Toumanidis, John P Lekakis, Serafim N Nanas, Kostas N Vemmos, Stamatios F Stamatelopoulos, Spyridon D Moulopoulos: White-coat effect in normotension and hypertension.. Blood Pressure Monitoring 10/2002; 7(5):271-6. DOI:10.1097/00126097-200210000-00004

I Vogiatzis, S Nanas, C Roussos: Interval training as an alternative modality to continuous exercise in patients with COPD. European Respiratory Journal 08/2002; 20(1):12-9. DOI:10.1183/09031936.02.01152001

A Tasiou, S Nanas, A Prekates, P Tselioti, Ch Roussos: Hypercapnia and respiratory drive in obstructive sleep apnea patients before and after CPAP treatment. Critical Care 03/2002; 6:1-1. DOI:10.1186/cc1740

Serafim Nanas, John Nanas, Christos Kassiotis, Chara Nikolaou, Eleytheria Tsagalou, Demetrios Sakellariou, Ioannis Terovitis, Ourania Papazachou, Stavros Drakos, Antonios Papamichalopoulos, Charis Roussos: Early recovery of oxygen kinetics after submaximal exercise test predicts functional capacity in patients with chronic heart failure. European Journal of Heart Failure 12/2001; 3(6):685-92. DOI:10.1016/S1388-9842(01)00187-8

E Pouliou, S Nanas, A Papamichalopoulos, T Kyprianou, G Perpati, I Mavrou, C Roussos: Prolonged oxygen kinetics during early recovery from maximal exercise in adult patients with cystic fibrosis. Chest 05/2001; 119(4):1073-8. DOI:10.1378/chest.119.4.1073

N A Zakopoulos, S N Nanas, J P Lekakis, K N Vemmos, V.Th. Kotsis, V.Ch. Pitiriga, S F Stamatelopoulos, S D Moulopoulos: Reproducibility of ambulatory blood pressure measurements in essential hypertension. Blood Pressure Monitoring 03/2001; 6(1):41-5. DOI:10.1097/00126097-200102000-00007

J N Nanas, S N Nanas, D A Kontoyannis, K S Moussoutzani, A C Rapti, C E Charitos, J V Terrovitis, S F Stamatelopoulos, S D Moulopoulos: Limitation of infarct size by fixed coronary arterial stenosis maintained during reperfusion.. The Journal of cardiovascular surgery 03/2001; 42(1):27-35.

E. Stamataki, V. Karameri, M. Vlonjou, S. Nanas, V. Starvrinadi: Coagulation-fibrinolysis in laparoscopic versus open cholecystectomy. European Journal of Anaesthesiology 01/2000; 17(Supplement 19). DOI:10.1097/00003643-200000002-00223

NA Zakopoulos, S T Toumanidis, G J Barlas, S N Nanas, J P Lekakis, S F Stamatelopoulos, S D Moulopoulos: A 'pressure-time index' for assessing the severity of essential hypertension. Journal of Hypertension 11/1999; 17(10):1387-93. DOI:10.1097/00004872-199917100-00005

S Nanas, J Nanas, C Kassiotis, G Alexopoulos, A Samakovli, J Kanakakis, E Tsolakis, C Roussos: Respiratory muscles performance is related to oxygen kinetics during maximal exercise and early recovery in patients with congestive heart failure.. Circulation 09/1999; 100(5):503-8. DOI:10.1161/01.CIR.100.5.503

Marios Dikaiakos, Costas Christoyiannis, Antonis Papamichalopoulos, Eleni Pouliou, Theodoros Kyprianou, Serafeim Nanas, Ioannis Tsanakas, Antonios Rasidakis, Charalambos Roussos: Designing an Internet-based Collaborative Environment for Cystic Fibrosis Treatment.

C E Charitos, J N Nanas, D A Kontoyiannis, S N Nanas, G Z Stamatopoulos, A C Rapti, S F Stamatelopoulos, S D Moulopoulos: The efficacy of the high volume counterpulsation technique at very low levels of aortic pressure.. The Journal of cardiovascular surgery 11/1998; 39(5):625-32.

Ioannis V. Terrovitis, Serafim N. Nanas, Antonios K. Rombos, George Tolis, John N. Nanas: Reversible symmetric polyneuropathy with paraplegia after heart transplantation.. Transplantation 06/1998; 65(10):1394-5. DOI:10.1097/00007890-199805270-00018

C E Charitos, J N Nanas, S N Nanas, I Chatzigeorgiou, N Alevizakos, K Cosmas, S D Moulopoulos: Right and left ventricular interaction in ventricular fibrillation with mechanical maintenance of the circulation.. The Journal of cardiovascular surgery 06/1998; 39(3):363-6.

A Prekates, S Nanas, A Argyropoulou, G Margariti, T Kyprianou, E Papagalos, O Paniara, C Roussos: The diagnostic value of gram stain of bronchoalveolar lavage samples in patients with suspected ventilator-associated pneumonia.. Infectious Diseases 02/1998; 30(1):43-7.

E Agapitos, J Nanas, N Kavantzas, S Nanas, D Yova, A Trikoupis, P Davaris: The application of image analysis in the measurement of the myocardial infarct area in an experimental model. General & diagnostic pathology 12/1997; 143(4):215-8.

A Prekates, S Nanas, G Nakos, J Floros, A Argyropoulou, O Paniara, C Roussos: Conditional evaluation of broncho-alveolar lavage in mechanically ventilated patients with suspected unilateral lobar pneumonia.. South African medical journal = Suid-Afrikaanse tydskrif vir geneeskunde 05/1997; 87(5 Suppl):643-8.

N Sphiris, S Nanas, H Paraskevopoulou, A Lymberis, T Kyprianou, E Liakopoulou, C Roussos: A decision support software package for medical treatment of I.C.U. patients.. Studies in health technology and informatics 02/1997; 43 Pt B:911-4.

Serafim N. Nanas, John N. Nanas, Christos E. Charitos, Alexandros Gougoulakis, Konstantinos Makaritsis, John Chatzigeorgiou, Kiriaki Moussoutzani, Maria I. Anastasiou-Nana, Spyridon D. Moulopoulos: High stroke volume para-aortic counterpulsation device versus centrifugal pump in cardiogenic shock: experimental study.. World Journal of Surgery 01/1997; 21(3):318-2l; discussion 322. DOI:10.1007/s002689900236

John N. Nanas, Serafim N. Nanas, Dimitris A. Kontoyannis, Koula S. Moussoutzani, John P. Hatzigeorgiou, Panagiotis B. Heras, Konstantinos P. Makaritsis, Emmanouel B. Agapitos, Spyridon D. Moulopoulos: Myocardial salvage by the use of reperfusion and intraaortic balloon pump: Experimental study. The Annals of Thoracic Surgery 02/1996; 61(2):629-34. DOI:10.1016/0003-4975(95)00971-X

John N. Nanas, Christos T. Lolas, Christos E. Charitos, Serafim N. Nanas, Zafiria J. Margari, Emmanuel V. Agapitos, Spyridon D. Moulopoulos: A vavleless high stroke volume counterpulsation device restores hemodynamics in patients with congestive heart failure and intractable cardiogenic shock awaiting heart transplantation. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 01/1996; 111(1):55-61. DOI:10.1016/S0022-5223(96)70401-4

E STAMATAKI, M VLONGOU, S NANAS, A LAMBATHARIOU, E KARAMICHALI: Acute vasodilatation can cause systemic shunt during cardiopulmonary bypass. Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia 10/1994; 8(5). DOI:10.1016/1053-0770(94)90342-5

S T Toumanidis, A Danopoulos, N Vassilopoulos, S N Nanas, P Kostamis, D A Sideris, S D Moulopoulos: Acute effects of external and internal pacing on ejection fraction in patients with severe cardiac failure.. Acta cardiologica 01/1994; 49(1):25-41.

Maria I. Anastasiou-Nana, John N. Nanas, Serafim N. Nanas, Ageliki Rapti, Anastasios Poyadjis, Stamatina Stathaki, Spyridon D. Moulopoulos: Effects of amiodarone on refractory myocardial infarction: Experimental study. Journal of the American College of Cardiology 01/1994; 23(1-23):253-258. DOI:10.1016/0735-1097(94)90528-2

P Athanassiadou, P Athanassiades, K Kyrkou, E Giahnaki, E Giannioti, S Nanas: Expression of vimentin and epidermal growth factor receptor in effusions from patients with breast cancer; correlation with oestrogen and progesterone receptor status.. Cytopathology 02/1993; 4(2):91-8. DOI:10.1111/j.1365-2303.1993.tb00520.x

S D Moulopoulos, S F Stamateolopoulos, J N Nanas, D A Kontoyannis, S N Nanas: Effect of protracted dobutamine infusion on survival of patients in cardiogenic shock treated with intraaortic balloon pumping.. Chest 02/1993; 103(1):248-52. DOI:10.1378/chest.103.1.248

S Nanas, S Magder: Adaptations of the peripheral circulation to PEEP.. The American review of respiratory disease 10/1992; 146(3):688-93. DOI:10.1164/ajrccm/146.3.688

P G Antonatos, S G Foussas, S N Nanas, D G Karamoussalis, A G Theocharis, L P Anthopoulos, S D Moulopoulos: Effect of acute changes in aortic pressure on the coronary reserve.. Cardiovascular Research 01/1992; 25(12):995-1001. DOI:10.1093/cvr/25.12.995

JOHN N. NANAS, ANASTASIOS POYIADIIS, CHRISTOS CHARITOS, SERAFIM N. NANAS, DIMITRIS KONTOYIANNIS, MARIA ANASTASIOU-NANA, NIKOS AIEVIZAKOS, VASIHS VOUDRIS, SPYRIDON D. MOUIOPOUIOS: Additional Salutary Hemodynamic Effects of the Combined Use of the Paraaortic Counterpulsation Device and Intraaortic Balloon Pump Versus a Paraaortic Counterpulsation Device Alone. ASAIO Journal 06/1990; 36(3).

S D Moulopoulos, Stamatios F. Stamatelopoulos, Nikolaos A. Zakopoulos, Savvas T. Toumanidis, Serafim N. Nanas, John A. Papadakis, John E. Kanakakis, D S Moulopoulos, Helen Psihogios: Effect of 24-hour blood pressure and heart rate variations on left ventricular hypertrophy and dilatation in essential hypertension. American Heart Journal 06/1990; 119(5):1147-52. DOI:10.1016/S0002-8703(05)80246-7

P N Adamapoulos, S Nanas, V I Pyrgakis, F Fotopoulos, D Moulopoulos: Technology, coronary heart disease and its risk factors.. International angiology: a journal of the International Union of Angiology 01/1989; 8(3):125-8.

S D Moulopoulos, P N Adamopoulos, E I Diamantopoulos, S N Nanas, L N Anthopoulos, M Iliadi-Alexandrou: Coronary heart disease risk factors in a random sample of Athenian adults. The Athens Study.. American Journal of Epidemiology 12/1987; 126(5):882-92.

E J Diamantopoulos, L Anthopoulos, S Nanas, G Maliaras, D Chrisos, S D Moulopoulos: Detection of arrhythmias in a representative sample of the Athens population.. European Heart Journal 09/1987; 8 Suppl D:17-9. DOI:10.1093/eurheartj/8.suppl_D.17

Serafim Nanas, Wen-Harn Pan, Jeremiah Stamler, Kiang Liu, Alan Dyer, Rose Stamler, James A. Schoenberger, Richard B. Shekelle: The role of relative weight in the positive association between age and serum cholesterol in men and women. Journal of Chronic Diseases 01/1987; 40(9-40):887-892. DOI:10.1016/0021-9681(87)90189-5

S Nanas, W H Pan, J Stamler, K Liu, A Dyer, R Stamler, J A Schoenberger, R B Shekelle: The role of relative weight in the positive association between age and serum cholesterol in men and women.. Journal of Chronic Diseases 01/1987; 40(9):887-92.

W H Pan, S Nanas, A Dyer, K Liu, A McDonald, J A Schoenberger, R B Shekelle, R Stamler, J Stamler: The role of weight in the positive association between age and blood pressure. American Journal of Epidemiology 11/1986; 124(4):612-23.

S D Moulopoulos, S Stamatelopoulos, S Nanas, K Economides: Medical education and experience affecting intra-observer variability.. Medical Education 04/1986; 20(2):133-5. DOI:10.1111/j.1365-2923.1986.tb01060.x

P G Antonatos, L P Anthopoulos, D D Kandyla, S G Foussas, S N Nanas, C J Karvounis, S D Moulopoulos: Intraventricular pumping at the mitral ring in mitral regurgitation.. Life support systems: the journal of the European Society for Artificial Organs 02/1985; 3 Suppl 1:167-71.

Richard Cooper, Linda Van Horn, Kiang Liu, Maurizio Trevisan, Seraphim Nanas, Hirotsugu Ueshima, Emmanuel Larbi, C S Yu, Christopher Sempos, Dan LeGrady: A Randomized Trial on the Effect of Decreased Dietary Sodium Intake on Blood Pressure in Adolescents. Journal of Hypertension 09/1984; 2(4):361-6. DOI:10.1097/00004872-198402040-00006

R Cooper, M Trevisan, L Van Horn, E Larbi, K Liu, S Nanas, H Ueshima, C Sempos, D Ostrow, J Stamler: Effect of dietary sodium reduction on red blood cell sodium concentration and sodium-lithium countertransport.. Hypertension 09/1984; 6(5):731-5. DOI:10.1161/01.HYP.6.5.731

Maurizio Trevisan, Richard Cooper, David Ostrow, Christopher Sempos, Steven Sparks, Seraphim Nanas, William Miller, Jeremiah Stamler: Red Cell Cation Transport: Differences Between Black and White School Children. Journal of Hypertension 09/1983; 1(3). DOI:10.1097/00004872-198310000-00008

R Cooper, D LeGrady, S Nanas, M Trevisan, M Mansour, P Histand, D Ostrow, J Stamler: Increased sodium-lithium countertransport in college students with elevated blood pressure.. JAMA The Journal of the American Medical Association 03/1983; 249(8):1030-4. DOI:10.1001/jama.249.8.1030

K Liu, L B Cedres, J Stamler, A Dyer, R Stamler, S Nanas, D M Berkson, O Paul, M Lepper, H A Lindberg, J Marquardt, E Stevens, J A Schoenberger, R B Shekelle, P Collette, S Shekelle, D Garside: Relationship of education to major risk factors and death from coronary heart disease, cardiovascular diseases and all causes, Findings of three Chicago epidemiologic studies.. Circulation 01/1983; 66(6):1308-14. DOI:10.1161/01.CIR.66.6.1308

J N Nanas, S N Nanas, C E Charitos, D Kontoyiannis, A D Poyiadjis, G Stamatopoulos, A Melkaoui, G Kokollis, S D Moulopoulos: Hemodynamic effects of a counterpulsation device implanted on the ascending aorta in severe cardiogenic shock.. ASAIO transactions / American Society for Artificial Internal Organs 34(3):229-34.


J N Nanas, S N Nanas, C E Charitos, A D Poyiadjis, D Kontoyannis, A Melkaoui, G Kokolis, S D Moulopoulos: Effectiveness of a counterpulsation device implanted on the ascending aorta.. ASAIO transactions / American Society for Artificial Internal Organs 33(3):203-6.

Marina Kontogiorgi, Vasiliki Kalodimou, Spyros Kollias, Demetrios Exarchos, Serafim Nanas, Abraham Ghiatas, Christina Routsi: Postpartum fatal cerebral vein thrombosis: A case report and review.

J N Nanas, A Poyiadjis, C Charitos, S N Nanas, D Kontoyiannis, M Anastasiou-Nana, N Alevizakos, V Voudris, S D Moulopoulos: Additional salutary hemodynamic effects of the combined use of the paraaortic counterpulsation device and intraaortic balloon pump versus a paraaortic counterpulsation device alone.. ASAIO transactions / American Society for Artificial Internal Organs 36(3):M505-9.

Serafim Nanas, John Nanas, Ourania Papazachou, Christos Kassiotis, Antonios Papamichalopoulos, Joseph Milic-Emili, Charis Roussos: Parametri di funzione polmonare a riposo e variabili emodinamiche come fattori predittivi della tolleranza allo sforzo in pazienti affetti da insufficienza cardiaca congestizia.

Evangelia Douka, Foteini Economidou, Serafim Nanas: Infections Associated With the Hemophagocytic Syndrome.


Conference Proceedings

E Briassouli, M Tzanoudaki, G Daikos, K Vardas, M Kanariou, C Routsi, S Nanas, G Briassoulis: Modulatory effects of heat shock with or without glutamine compared to LPS on peripheral blood mononuclear cells heat-shockprotein 90a expression in severe sepsis and trauma. ESICM, Barcelona, Spain. 27 September - 1 October 2014; 09/2014

E Briassouli, M Tzanoudaki, G Daikos, K Vardas, M Kanariou, C Routsi, S Nanas, G Briassoulis: Induction and repression effects of heat shock (HS) and LPS and modulatory effects of glutamine on blood mononuclear cells -hsprotein-72 from icu patients with severe sepsis, trauma and healthy controls. ESICM; 09/2014

N Panagopoulou, S Dimopoulos, A Tasoulis, L Karatzanos, O Papazachou, G Tzanis, V Sousonis, C Kapelios, Z Margari, S Nanas: Beneficial effects of exercise training rehabilitation in periodic breathing in chronic heart failure. Heart Failure 2014; 05/2014

A Tasoulis, S Dimopoulos, G Tzanis, E Repasos, N Panagopoulou, C Pantsios, E Tripodaki, C Manetos, I Terrovitis, S Nanas: Respiratory drive and respiratory muscle strength in CHF patients after LVAD implantation.. HEART FAILURE 2014, Athens,Greece; 05/2014

Serafim N Nanas: Prolactin, cortisol and heat shock proteins in early sepsis: preliminary data. 34th International Symposium on Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine; 03/2014

Vasiliki Gerovasili, Theodore Pitsolis, George Tzannis, Lefteris Karatzanos, Irini Patsaki, Vasiliki Markaki, Christina Routsi, Dimitra Rontogianni, Serafim Nanas: Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation In Critically Ill Patients Induces A Beneficial Effect On Muscle Histology. ATS 2013; 01/2013

Stylianos Kokkoris, Maria Parisi, Sofia Ioannidou, Evangelia Douka, Chrysoula Pipili, Maria Kitsou, Cyparissia Avrami, Anastasia Kotanidou, Serafim Nanas: Neutrofil Gelatinase-Associated Lipocalin And Cystatin C For Early Detection Of Acute Kidney Injury In Critically Ill Adults. An Observational Study. American Thoracic Society 2012 International Conference, May 18-23, 2012 • San Francisco, California; 05/2012

Stavros Dimopoulos, Georgios Tzanis, Christos Manetos, Athanasios Tasoulis, Viki Gerovasili, Eleni Tseliou, Varvara Agapitou, Nikos Diakos, John Terrovitis, Serafim Nanas: Peripheral Skeletal Muscle Microcirculatory Abnormalities In Patients With Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension. American Thoracic Society 2011 International Conference, May 13-18, 2011 • Denver Colorado; 05/2011

Vasiliki Gerovasili, Lefteris Karatzanos, Dimitrios Zervakis, Stavros Dimopoulos, Elli-Sofia Tripodaki, Theodor Pitsolis, George Sidiras, Christina Routsi, Serafim Nanas: Electrical Muscle Stimulation Is An Effective Form Of Exercise And Early Mobilization In ICU Patients. American Thoracic Society 2011 International Conference, May 13-18, 2011 • Denver Colorado; 05/2011

Vasiliki Gerovasili, George Sidiras, Lefteris Karatzanos, Stavros Dimopoulos, George Mitsiou, Irini Patsaki, Theodor Pitsolis, Vasiliki Markaki, Christina Routsi, Serafim Nanas: Muscle Strength And Functional Ability Is Impaired In Patients With Critical Illness Polyneuromyopathy After Icu Discharge. American Thoracic Society 2011 International Conference, May 13-18, 2011 • Denver Colorado; 05/2011

Stavros Dimopoulos, Georgios Tzanis, Athanasios Tasoulis, Viki Gerovasili, Varvara Agapitou, Christos Manetos, Fotios Katsaros, Nektarios Souvaliotis, John Terrovitis, Serafim Nanas: Cardiac Autonomic Nervous System Derangement During Exercise In Patients With Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension. American Thoracic Society 2011 International Conference, May 13-18, 2011 • Denver Colorado; 05/2011

George Tzanis, Vasiliki Gerovasili, Ioannis Vasileiadis, Dimitrios Zervakis, Eleutherios Karatzanos, Stavros Dimopoulos, Theodro Pitsolis, Elli Sophia Tripodaki, Christina Routsi, Serafim Nanas: Maximum Inspiratory Pressure, A Surrogate Parameter For The Assessment Of Critical Illness Polyneuromyopathy. American Thoracic Society 2010 International Conference, May 14-19, 2010 • New Orleans; 05/2010

Loukas T, Papathanasiou G, Kritikos K, Anastsiou E, Gerovasili B, Riga M, Nanas S: Evaluation of BLS-AED Knowledge and Attitude towards CPR in Students of Physical Therapy Department. 9th Scientific Congress of European Resuscitation Council; 05/2008

Konstantinos Stefanidis, Demosthenes D. Cokkinos, Stavros Dimopoulos, Stylianos V. Benakis, Serafim Nanas, Ploutarchos N. Piperopoulos: Chest Radiography, Lung Computed Tomography, and Lung Sonography in Imaging of Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome. Radiological Society of North America 2011 Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting;

Konstantinos Stefanidis, Konstantinos Vitzilaios, Stavros Dimopoulos, Maria G. Skilakaki, Serafim Nanas, Ploutarchos N. Piperopoulos: Sonography of the Lung in the ICU: Spectrum of Applications and Findings. Radiological Society of North America 2010 Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting;