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Maria Tsitskari
Lecturer, Radiology
Academic Qualifications
MSc in Interventional Radiology 2014 National& Kapodistrian University of Athens Medical School
Medical Degree, 2006  DOTE University of Medicine, Hungary
Employment History
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2015 today European University Cuprus Nicosia, Cyprus Scientific Collaborator
Dimitrios K. Filippiadis, Labros Tselikas, Maria Tsitskari, Alexis Kelekis,Thierry de Baere, Anthony G. Ryan. Percutaneous Neurolysis for Pain Management in Oncological Patients, Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology, Feb 2019
Maria Tsitskari, Dimitris Filippiadis, Chrysostomos Kostantos, Kostantinos Palialexis, Periklis Zavridis, Nikolaos Kelekis, Elias Brountzos “The role of interventional oncology in the treatment of colorectal cancer liver metastases - a review” , Annals of Gastroenterology, Jan 2019
Stavros Spiliopoulos, Nikiforos Vasiniotis Kamarinos, Chrysostomos Konstantos, Konstantinos Palialexis, Lazaros Reppas, Maria Tsitskari, Elias Brountzos. Recanalization of Occluded Transjugular Intrahepatic      Portosystemic Shunts Using the Rösch-Uchida Stiffening Cannula,  Cardiovasc Intervent Radio, 29 Jan 2018
Maria Tsitskari, Chrysostomos Konstantos, Elias Brountzos, Images in IR: Embolization of three bronchial artery aneurysms , JVIR.  April 2017, Volume 28, Issue 4, Page 542
J Wen, M Brovk, M Tsitskari, C Georgiades. Safety and efficacy of  percutaneous T2, 3, and 4 ethanol sympatholysis for axillary palmar  hyperhidrosis, February 2017, Volume 28, Issue 2
Fitsiori K, Tsitskari M, Kelekis A, Filippiadis D, Triantafyllou K, Brountzos E.  Transjugular  intrahepatic portosystemic shunt for the treatment of Budd Chiari Syndrome: Results from a single center
Kelekis A, Filippiadis DK, Vergadis C, Tsitskari M, Nasis N, Malagari A, Kelekis N.Comparative prospective study of load Distribution Projection among patients with vertebral fractures treated with percutaneous vertebroplasty and a control group of healthy volunteers 04/2013 Journal of CardioVascular and Interventional Radiology
Tsitskari M, Friehs G, Zerris V, Georgiades C.  CT- Guided, Ethanol      Sympatholysis  for Primary Axillary -Palmar Hyperhidrosis. Cardiovasc     Intervent Radiol. 2016 Jul 26
Maria Tsitskari, Christos Georgiades Book Chapter: “Vena Cava Filters” Cameron and Cameron: Current Surgical Therapy, 12/e
Christos S. Georgiades, Maria Tsitskari, and Jean-Francois H. Geschwind Book Chapter: “Hepatocellular Carcinoma: Chemoembolization” Handbook of  Interventional Radiologic Procedures, 5th edition, by Krishna Kandarpa, Lindsay Machan, and Janette D. Durham
Research Projects
Academic Consulting Services/Councils/Boards/Editorial Committees
Member of the Vascular Scientific Subcommittee of ECR 2019
Member of the Patient Information Brochure Revision Task Force of CIRSE
Member of the 'Interventional Radiology' Scientific Subcommittee of ECR 2018
Member of the Online Education Committee of CIRSE 2017-2018, 2017-2018, 2018-2019
Member of the Vascular Scientific Subcommittee of ECR 2019
Awards/International Recognition
Awards / International Recognition (where applicable). List the five (5) more recent and other five (5) selected.  (max total 10) (Optional Entry)
1st  Awarded Abstract Zavridis Peiklis, Panaretou Vanessa, Tsitskari Maria, Anastasiou E.  The evaluation of the efficacy and the safety of percutaneous, CT guided    neurolysis using continuous and pulse radiofrequency for pain reduction in oncologic patients. 12th Panhellenic Congress of Algology, 8-10  November 2018, Athens, Greece
Fourth Distinguished Abstract Maria Tsitskari,  Gerhard Friehs, Vassilis Zerris, Chrostos Georgiades.   CT-Guided Sympatholysis for Primary Axillary-Palmar Hyperhidrosis. SIR  Congress 2-7 April 2016, Vancouver, Canada
one of the best ten scientific papers  Maria Tsitskari, Lazaros Reppas,  Kostatninos Palialexis, Chrysostomos Konstantos, Elias Brountzos. Fatal pericardial tamponade during superior vena cava stenting,  ICCIR meeting,  June 12-14  2014, Poertschach,  Austria-
Featured Paper Maria Tsitskari, Aleksis Kelekis,  Dimitris Filippiadis,  Chrysovalantis Vergadis, Argyro Mazioti-Filippiadis, Elias Brountzos, Nikolaos Kelekis; Comparative prospective study upon load  distribute variation  among  patients with vertebral fractures treated with percutaneous vertebroplasty and a control group of healthy  volunteers CIRSE, 10-14 September,2011, Munich, Germany-
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