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ΜΕΛΟΣ ΕΠΙΣΤΗΜΟΝΙΚΩΝ ΕΤΑΙΡΕΙΩΝ 

1. European Association of Paediatric Cardiologists (AEPC). Μέλος του πυρήνα Επεμβατικής Παιδοκαρδιολογίας
2. Ελληνική Καρδιολογική Εταιρεία (Εκλεγμένη Αντιπρόεδρος της Ομάδας Εργασίας Βαλβιδοπαθειών, Πνευμονικής Υπέρτασης και Συγγενών Καρδιοπαθειών 2018-2020)
3. Πρόεδρος του Επιστημονικού Συμβουλίου του Φιλανθρωπικού Συλλόγου Coeur Pour Tous Hellas, Καρδιές για όλους
4. Ελληνική Εταιρεία Παιδιατρικής Καρδιολογίας, Ειδική Γραμματέας
5. British Congenital Cardiac Society (BCCS)
6. Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (Fellow)

 

ΑΚΑΔΗΜΑΙΚΟΙ ΤΙΤΛΟΙ

Honorary Senior Lecturer, King’s College Medical School, Guy’s & St Thomas’ Hospital, London, (2018- σήμερα)
Visiting Lecturer, King’s College Medical School, Guy’s & St Thomas’ Hospital, London (2010-2013)

 

ΕΠΙΣΤΗΜΟΝΙΚΕΣ ΔΗΜΟΣΙΕΥΣΕΙΣ

(SCOPUS: Citations 459, H-index 10, Google Scholar: Citations 657, H –index 14, i10 index 17, Total Impact Factor: 158,76)

1. Polymerou Y, Bonou P, Tzifa A. Eur Heart Journal Case Reports. Accepted for Publication. 2019
2. Tzifa A, Avramidis D, Patris K. Coronary artery thrombosis in a neonate with critical aortic stenosis. Journal of Invasive Cardiology, Accepted for publication, 2019
3. Mc Elhinney D, Aboulhosn, Dvir D, Whisenant B, Eicken A, Ribichini F, Tzifa A, Hainstock MR, Martin M, Kornowski R, Schubert S, Latib A, Thomson J, Torres A, Meadows J, Delaney J, Guerrero M, Salizzoni S, El-Said H, Finkelstein A, George I, Gewillig M, Alvarez-Fuente M, Lamers L, Cheema A, Kreutzer J, Rudolph T, Hildick-Smith D, Cabalka A. Mid-term valve-related outcomes after transcatheter tricuspid valve-in-valve or valve-in-ring replacement. JACC 2019;73:148-157
4. Ntiloudi D, Apostolopoulou S, Vasiliadis k, Frogoudaki A, Tzifa A, Ntellos Ch, Brilli S, Manginas A, Pitsis A, Kolios M, Karvounis H, Tsioufis K, Goudevenos J, Rammos S, Giannakoulas G. Hospitalisations for heart failure predict mortality in pulmonary hypertension related to congenital heart disease. Heart 2018
5. Taggart NW, Cabalka AK, Eicken A, Aboulhosn JA, Thomson JDR, Whisenant B, Bocks ML, Schubert S, Jones TK, Asnes JD, Fagan TE, Meadows J, Hoyer M, Martin MH, Ing FF, Turner DR, Latib A, Tzifa A, Windecker S, Goldstein BH, Delaney JW, Kuo JA, Foerster S, Gillespie M, Butera G, Shahanavaz S, Horlick E, Boudjemline Y, Dvir D, McElhinney DB; VIVID Registry. Outcomes of transcatheter tricuspid valve-in-valve implantation in patients with Ebstein anomaly. Am J Cardiol 2018;121(2):262-268
6. Giannakoulas G, Vasiliadis K, Frogoudaki A, Ntellos C, Tzifa A, Brili S, Manginas A, Papaphylactou M, Parcharidou D, Kampouridis N, Pitsis A, Chamaidi A, Kolios M, Papadopoulos G, Douras A, Davlouros P, Ntiloudi D, Karvounis H, Kalangos A, Tsioufis C, Rammos S; CHALLENGE investigators. Adult Congenital Heart Disease in Greece: Preliminary data from the CHALLENGE registry. Int J Cardiol 2017;245:109-113
7. Chrysohoou C, Katsi V, Trikalinos N, Tzifa A, Alexopoulos N, Brili S, Nihoyiannopoulos P, Tousoulis D. A case of aortic coarctation, bicuspid aortic valve and aortic sinus aneurysm in an adult with moderate hypertension. Hellenic J Cardiol. 2017;58:69-71
8. Mitropoulos F, Kanakis MA, Chatzis A, Kiaffas M, Azariades P, Tzifa A. Aorto-right ventricular tunnel: An uncommon problem with a common solution. Korean J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;49:295-7
9. Pushparajah K, Wong JK, Bellsham-Revell HR, Hussain T, Valverde I, Bell A, Tzifa A, Greil G, Simpson JM, Kut S, Razavi R. Magnetic Resonance Imaging catheter stress haemodynamics post-Fontan in hypoplastic left heart syndrome. Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2016;17:644-51
10. Pushparajah K, Tzifa A, Bell A, Wong JK, Hussain T, Valverde I, Bellsham-Revell HR, Greil G, Simpson JM, Schaeffter T, Razavi R. Cardiovascular magnetic resonance catheterization derived pulmonary vascular resistance and medium-term outcomes in congenital heart disease. J Cardiovasc Magn Reson. 2015;17:28.
11. Tzifa A, Momenah T, Al Sahari A, Al Khalaf K, Papagiannis J, Qureshi SA. Transcatheter valve-in-valve implantation in the tricuspid position. EuroIntervention. 2014 Dec;10(8):995-9. doi: 10.4244/EIJV10I8A168.
12. Spargias K, Tzifa A, Chrissoheris M, Boumpoulis N, Nikolaou I, Pattakos E. Transapical closure of mitral prosthetic paravalvular leak. Hellenic J Cardiol. 2013 Sep-Oct;54(5):397-40
13. Tzifa A, Papagiannis J, Qureshi SA. Iatrogenic aortopulmonary window after balloon dilation of left pulmonary artery stenosis following arterial switch operation. Journal of Invasive Cardiology. 2013 Sep;25(9):E188-90
14. Tzifa A, Komnou A, Loggitsi D. Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging in a premature baby with interrupted aortic arch and aortopulmonary window. Cardiol Young. 2012 Nov 9:1-4
15. Tzifa A, Schaeffter T, Razavi R. MR-imaging guided cardiovascular interventions in young children. Magn Reson Imaging Clin N Am. 2012 Feb;20(1):117-28
16. Tzifa A, Rosenthal E, Beerbaum P, Qureshi SA. Prolonging the life of a Blalock Taussig shunt. Cardiol Young 2011; 15:1-4.
17. Valverde I, Parish V, Tzifa A, Head C, Sarikouch S, Greil G, Schaeffter T, Razavi R, Beerbaum P. Cardiovascular MR dobutamine stress in adult tetralogy of Fallot: disparity between CMR volumetry and flow for cardiovascular function. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2011 ;33:1341-50
18. Motwani MS, Rafiei Y, Tzifa A, Seifalian AM. In-situ endothelialization of intravascular stents from progenitor stem cells coated with nanocomposites and functionalized biomolecules. Biotechnol Appl Biochem. 2011;58:213
19. Tzifa A, Ahmed I, Rosenthal E. Transhepatic portal vein access for balloon dilation of right upper pulmonary vein stenosis following infra-diaphragmatic TAPVD repair. Catheter Cardiovascular interventions, 2011, Μar 16
20. Tzifa A, Krombach GA, Krämer N, Krüger S, Schütte A, von Walter M, Schaeffter T, Qureshi S, Krasemann T, Rosenthal E, Schwartz CA, Varma G, Buhl A, Kohlmeier A, Bücker A, Günther RW, Razavi R. MR-Guided Cardiac Interventions Using MR-Safe Passive Devices: A Preclinical Study And First- In -Man Congenital Interventions. Circulation Cardiovasc Interv. 2010 Nov 23
21. Krasemann T, Tzifa A, Rosenthal E, Qureshi SA. Stenting of modified and classical Blalock-Taussig shunts: lessons learned from seven consecutive cases. Cardiol Young. 2011;21:430-5.
22. Valverde I, Rosenthal E, Tzifa A, Desai P, Bell A, Pushparajah K, Qureshi S, Beerbaum P, Simpson J. Singleton-Merten syndrome and impaired cardiac function. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2010 Nov 16;56(21):176
23. Tay EL, Peset A, Papaphylactou M, Inuzuka R, Alonso-Gonzalez R, Giannakoulas G, Tzifa A, Goletto S, Brobe C, Dimopoulos K, Gatzoulis MA. Replacement therapy for iron deficiency improves exercise capacity and quality of life in patients with cyanotic congenital heart disease and/or the Eisenmenger syndrome. Int J Cardiol. 2011;151(3):307-12
24. Tzifa A, Razavi R. Test occlusion of Fontan fenestration: unique contribution of interventional MRI. Heart. 2011;97:89
25. Krasemann T, Barlow A, Vigneswaran T, Tzifa A, Austin C, Greil G. 3D-MRI enables accurate preoperative diagnosis of extremely unusual great vessels in a neonate with complex congenital heart disease. Arch Dis Child. 2010;95:255

26. Tzifa A, Zidere V, Greil G, Austin C, Krasemann T. Intralimbic hematoma formation with an atrial septal aneurysm in a neonate with hypoplastic left heart syndrome. Am J Perinatol. 2010 Jun;27(6):481-3

27. Tzifa A, Gordon J, Tibby S, Qureshi SA. Comparison of balloon sizing and the use of colour flow diameter in patients with atrial septal defects undergoing transcatheter closure. Int J Cardiol. 2011;149(3):299-303

28. Tzifa A, Gauvreau K, Robert Geggel. Factors associated with development of atrial septal restriction in patients with tricuspid atresia involving the right-sided atrioventricular valve. Am Heart J. 2007;154:1235-41
29. Anagnostopoulos-Tzifa A. Management of aortic coarctation in adults: endovascular versus surgical therapy. Hellenic J Cardiol. 2007 ;48:290-5
30. Tzifa A, Barker C, Tibby SM, Simpson JM. Prenatal diagnosis of pulmonary atresia: impact on clinical presentation and early outcome. Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed. 2007;92(3):F199-203.
31. Tzifa A, Audrey Marshall, Doff McElhinney, James Lock, Robert Geggel. Endovascular Treatment For Superior Vna Cava Occlusion or Obstruction in a Pediatric and Young Adult Population: A 22-Year Experience. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2007;49(9):1003-9.
32. Tzifa A, Ewert P, Brzezinska-Rajszys G, Peters B, Zubrzycka M, Rosenthal E, Berger F, Qureshi SA. Covered Cheatham –Platinum stents for aortic coarctation: Early and intermediate term results. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2006;47:1457-63.

33. Tzifa A, Robards M, Simpson JM. Plastic bronchitis; a serious complication of the Fontan operation. Int J Cardio 2005;101:513-4
34. Tzifa A, Tulloh RM, Rosenthal E. Spontaneous spasm of the arterial duct; a pitfall for transcatheter occlusion. Heart 2005 Jan;91(1):31
35. Tzifa A, Joashi U, Slavic Z. Recombinant t-PA in Myocardial Ischemia After Switch Operation. Pediatric Cardiology 2004;25:417-420
36. Tzifa A, Tulloh RMR. Coronary arterial complications before and after the arterial switch operation. Is the future clear? Cardiol Young 2002;12:164-171

 

PUBLICATIONS IN PEER-REVIEWED JOURNALS (non PubMed indexed)

1. Paravalvular leak closure: work-up, techniques and results. Halapas A, Chrissoheris M, Tzifa A, Bouboulis N, Nicolaou J, Spargias K. Continuing Cardiology Education 2 (1), 47-51
2. Cardiac MRI catheterization: a 10 year single institution experience and review. K Pushparajah, A Tzifa, R Razavi. Interventional Cardiology 2014;6(3), 335
3. Atrioventricular nodal reentry tachycardia in a patient with superior-inferior ventricles and dextrocardia treated with cryoablation. Papagiannis J, Avramidis D, Tzifa A, Frogoudaki A. Hospital Chronicles 2012;7:241-244
4. Transapical access mitral valve paravalvular leak closure. Spargias K, Tzifa A, Chrysoheris M, Mpoumpoulis N, Nikolaou I, Pattakos S. Hellenic Journal of Cardiology 2012;53:234-237
5. Tzifa A, Qureshi SA. Respiratory failure after intrathoracic surgery. Congenital Cardiology today, April 2005 pg.15-20

 

BOOK CHAPTERS

1.   Myocardial ischaemia in Congenital Heart Disease – The role of non-invasive imaging

Tan JL, Loong CY, Anagnostopoulos-Tzifa A, Kilner PJ, Gatzoulis MA.

Στο υπό έκδοση βιβλίο Non Invasive Imaging in Myocardial Ischaemia, Eds: C. Anagnostopoulos, J Bax, P Nihoyannopoulos, E van der Wall. 2006, Springer-Verlag, New York.

 

JOURNAL REVIEWER

Cardiology in the Young
Journal of the American College of Cardiology – Cardiovascular Imaging
Archives of Disease in Childhood
International Journal of Cardiology
Heart

 

ΔΙΔΑΚΤΙΚΟ ΕΡΓΟ
1. Διδασκαλία Γενικής Παιδιατρικής και Παιδοκαρδιολογίας σε φοιτητές Ιατρικής του Πανεπιστημιακού Νοσοκομείου Guy’s & St Thomas’ Hospital, King’s College Medical School, Λονδίνο (2001-2010).
2. Διδασκαλία Γενικής Παιδιατρικής και Παιδοκαρδιολογίας σε ιατρούς εξεταζόμενους για τις εξετάσεις του Βασιλικού Κολλεγίου Παιδιάτρων (MRCPCH course exam, 2003-2010, δις ετησίως)
3. Επίβλεψη εσωτερικών βοηθών Παιδιατρικής και Παιδοκαρδιολογίας (Guy’s & St Thomas’ Hospital και Royal Brompton Hospital, London (2001-2010))
4. Διδασκαλία Eπεμβατικής Καρδιολογίας Συγγενών Καρδιοπαθειών σε εκπαιδευόμενους Επιμελητές Παιδοκαρδιολογίας (Ηνωμένο Βασίλειο (2008-2010).
5. Διευθύντρια μεταπτυχιακού διπλώματος στην Παιδιατρική Καρδιολογία ( 9 month course), Κλινική ΜΗΤΕΡΑ. Στο μεταπτυχιακό εκπαιδεύτηκαν 10 ειδικευμένοι ιατροί ειδικότητας Παιδιατρικής, Νεογνολογίας και Καρδιολογίας (2013-2014)
6. Διδασκαλία σε εκπαιδευόμενους Επεμβατικούς Παιδοκαρδιολόγους από όλη την Ευρώπη στα πλαίσια οργανωμένων συμποσίων από την Ευρωπαϊκή Παιδοκαρδιολογική Εταιρεία (AEPC Interventional Paediatric Cardiology course, 2013-2018)

 

ΕΠΙΣΤΗΜΟΝΙΚΗ ΔΗΜΟΣΙΕΥΣΗ 

Δημοσιεύτηκε επιστημονική εργασία της ομάδας μας από το Λονδίνο για την εκτίμηση πνευμονικής υπέρτασης σε ασθενείς με συγγενή καρδιοπάθεια με υβριδικό καθετηριασμό καρδιάς (συνδυασμός μαγνητικής τομογραφίας και κλασσικού καθετηριασμού καρδιάς).

Η μαγνητική τομογραφία καρδιάς έχει γίνει απαραίτητη εξέταση για ασθενείς με σύμπλοκη συγγενή καρδιοπάθεια, ενώ ο συνδυασμός της με αιμοδυναμική μέτρηση πιέσεων μπορεί να συμβάλει στην διαφοροποίηση της διαχείρισης ασθενών με καρδιοπάθεια και πνευμονική υπέρταση, αλλάζοντας το προσδόκιμο επιβίωσης τους.

 

Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance catheterization derived pulmonary vascular resistance and medium-term outcomes in congenital heart disease

Pushparajah K, Tzifa A, Bell A, Wong JK, Hussain T, Valverde I, Bellsham-Revell HR, Greil G, Simpson JM, Schaeffter T, Md RR.

J Cardiovasc Magn Reson. 2015 Apr 14;17(1):28