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Ioannis Pantazopoulos
Adjunct Associate Professor – Respiratory Medicine and Emergency Medicine
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The School of Medicine
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Academic Qualifications
Qualification Year Awarding Institution Department Thesis title (Optional Entry)
National Diploma in Intensive Care Medicine 2018 Hellenic Ministry of Health
European Diploma in Adult Respiratory Medicine 2015 European Respiratory Society (Netherlands) ERS HERMES (Harmonized Education in Respiratory Medicine for European Specialists)
National Diploma in Pulmonology 2014 Hellenic Ministry of Health
Diploma in Prehospital Emergency Medicine 2014 Hellenic Ministry of Health Hellenic Emergency Medical Services
PhD 2014 National and Kapodistrian University of Athens Medical School Use of the impedance threshold device improves survival rate and neurological outcome in a swine model of asphyxial cardiac arrest.
Master of Science 2013 National and Kapodistrian University of Athens Medical School Thoracic Oncology
Master of Science 2009 National and Kapodistrian University of Athens Medical School Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
Primary Medical Qualification 2004 University of Medicine “Victor Babes”, Timisoara, Romania Medical School
Employment History
Period of employment Employer Location Position
From To
01/2022 Today University of Bern, Medical School Bern, Switzerland Adjunct Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
09/2019 Today University of Thessaly, Medical School Larissa, Greece Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
07/2017 09/2019 VENIZELEIO” General Hospital of Heraklion, Crete Heraklion, Greece Consultant Pulmonologist
07/2015 07/2017 “EVANGELISMOS”, General Hospital of Athens Athens, Greece Fellow in Critical Care Medicine
04/2010 07/2015 “SOTIRIA” Hospital of Chest Diseases, Athens Athens, Greece Resident in Pulmonology
Publications
Year Title Other authors Journal and Publisher / Conference Vol. Pages
2021 Comparison of advanced closed-loop ventilation modes with pressure support ventilation for weaning from mechanical ventilation in adults: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Kampolis CF, Mermiri M, Mavrovounis G, Koutsoukou A, Loukeri AA, Pantazopoulos I. J Crit Care 68 1-9
2021 Management of COVID-19 Patients in the Emergency Department. Pantazopoulos I, Tsikrika S, Kolokytha S, Manos E, Porpodis K. J Pers Med 11 961
2021 Stress hormones kinetics in ventricular fibrillation cardiac arrest and resuscitation: Translational and therapeutic implications. Pantazopoulos I, Boutsikos I, Mavrovounis G, Gkraikou T, Faa G, Barouxis D, Kesidou E, Mavridis T, Chalkias A, Xanthos T. Am J Emerg Med 50 14-21
2021 Sinus bradycardia is associated with poor outcome in critically ill patients with COVID-19 due to the B.1.1.7 Lineage. Chalkias A, Pantazopoulos I, Papagiannakis N, Skoulakis A, Laou E, Kolonia K, Ntalarizou N, Tourlakopoulos K, Pagonis A, Kampolis C, De Guadiana Romualdo LG, Ragias D, Eugen-Olsen J, Gourgoulianis K, Arnaoutoglou E; SPARCOL Investigators. Toxicol Rep 8 1394-1398
2021 Driving Pressure in COVID-19 Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Is Associated with Respiratory Distress Duration before Intubation. Tsolaki VS, Zakynthinos GE, Mantzarlis KD, Deskata KV, Papadonta ME, Gerovasileiou ES, Manoulakas EE, Zakynthinos E, Pantazopoulos IN, Makris DA. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 204 478-481
2021 Proportional assist ventilation versus pressure support ventilation for weaning from mechanical ventilation in adults: weaning success and mortality. Pantazopoulos I, Mavrovounis G, Mermiri M, Kampolis C. Crit Care 25 200
2021 Continuous chest compressions with asynchronous ventilation improve survival in a neonatal swine model of asphyxial cardiac arrest. Aggelina A, Pantazopoulos I, Giokas G, Chalkias A, Mavrovounis G, Papalois A, Douvanas A, Xanthos T, Iacovidou N. Am J Emerg Med 48 60-66
2021 Video Laryngoscopy Improves Intubation Times With Level C Personal Protective Equipment in Novice Physicians: A Randomized Cross-Over Manikin Study. Pantazopoulos I, Kolonia K, Laou E, Mermiri M, Tsolaki V, Koutsovasilis A, Zakynthinos G, Gourgoulianis K, Arnaoutoglou E, Chalkias A. J Emerg Med 60 764-771
2021 Critical emergency medicine and the resuscitative care unit. Mermiri M, Mavrovounis G, Chatzis D, Mpoutsikos I, Tsaroucha A, Dova M, Angelopoulou Z, Ragias D, Chalkias A, Pantazopoulos I. Acute Crit Care 36 22-28
2012 Use of the impedance threshold device improves survival rate and neurological outcome in a swine model of asphyxia cardiac arrest. Pantazopoulos IN, Xanthos TT, Vlachos I, Troupis G, Kotsiomitis E, Johnson E, Papalois A, Skandalakis P. Crit Care Med. 40 861-8
Exhibitions
Research Projects
Date Title Funded by Project Role*
2021 High Flow Nasal Therapy Versus Conventional Oxygen Therapy in Patients With COVID-19: A Randomized Controlled Trial (The COVID HIGH Trial) Fisher & Peykel Primary Investigator
2021 Role of Ischemia Modified Albumin in COVID-19 patients University of Thessaly Primary Investigator
2021 Direct Comparison of SARS-CoV-2 Nasopharyngeal RT-PCR and Rapid Antigen Test (INCP 502, Hangzhou AllTest Biotech Co., Ltd.) at a University Hospital During an Omicron Surge – a Real Life Study INCP 502, Hangzhou AllTest Biotech Co., Ltd. Primary Investigator
2021 Co-administration of epinephrine and landiolol and for the management of ventricular fibrillation ELPEN Primary Investigator
2018 NHF vs NIV in Patients With Acute Exacerbation of COPD Evangelismos Hospital Researcher
2016 End-of-life practices in intensive care units around the world – The Ethicus II study ESICM Researcher
2016 Abdominal Sepsis Study: Epidemiology of Etiology and Outcome ESICM Researcher
2016 CD101 Compared to Caspofungin Followed by Oral Step Down Treatment in Subjects With Candidemia CIDARA STRIVE Researcher
2016 Physiologic Effects of Steroids in Cardiac Arrest National and Kapodistrian University of Athens Researcher
Academic Consulting Services/Councils/Boards/Editorial Committees
Period Organization Title of Position or Service Key Activities
2022 Journal of Personalized Medicine Guest Editor Special issue “Respiratory and Critical Care”
2021 EEKAA Member of the board EEKAA administration
2019 EEKAA Chairman of the Committee on Research and Ethics Assures the reliability and integrity of the research projects of EEKAA
Awards/International Recognition
Date Title Awarded by:
10/2021 Real time use of one lead ECG cardionow using the Greek application iWelli ClinicApp in smartphones/tablets Best oral presentation 5th Panhellenic Conference of Resuscitation and Emergency Care
10/2021 Stress hormones kinetics in ventricular fibrillation cardiac arrest and resuscitation: Translational and therapeutic implications Best oral presentation 5th Panhellenic Conference of Resuscitation and Emergency Care
11/2017 Evolution over time of the tuberculous infection index in Alikarnassos prison of Heraklion-Crete during the five year periods: 1996-2000 & 2010-2014 Award for the best oral presentation 26th Panhellenic Respiratory Congress
04/2017 Effect of erythropoietin on post resuscitation renal function in a swine model of ventricular fibrillation Award for the best published experimental study 22nd Panhellenic Congress of Anaesthesiology
05/2012 Taxanes neuropathy is independent of the histological type of lung cancer Award for the best study 38th Panhellenic Medical Conference, Athens Medical Society
04/2012 Administration of adrenalin and vasopressin in a porcine model of asystole after intravenous infusion of Bupivacaine. Award for the best study 1st Conference of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
11/2010 Ischemia-modified albumin predicts the outcome of cardiopulmonary resuscitation: Experimental study in porcine model. Award for the best oral presentation that has been published in a peer reviewed journal 27th Panhellenic Medical Conference in Surgery, International Surgical Forum
10/2010 Nurses are equally efficient as doctors in airway management. Prize for the best study 5th Conference of emergency and intensive nursing
11/2010 Endotracheal administration of adrenalin is ineffective in a porcine model of ventricular fibrillation. 2nd Award for the best study 13th Panhellenic Conference of Critical Care
05/2010 Co-administration of Levosimendan-Vasopressin improves survival in a porcine model of ventricular fibrillation. Best Prize “Sotiris Papastamatis 36th Panhellenic Medical Conference
Other Achievements
Title Key Activities:
Advances in Modern Oncology Research Editor
Journal of Personalized Medicine Guest Editor
Emergency Medicine Journal Reviewer
Acute and Critical Care Reviewer
ERS open research Reviewer
Lung journal Reviewer
PLOS ONE Reviewer
Frontiers in medicine Reviewer
Thorax Reviewer
European Respiratory Journal Reviewer
British Medical Journal (BMJ open) Reviewer
Oncology Reviewer
Biomed Research International Reviewer
International Journal of Biological Markers Reviewer