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Nicos Karpettas
Assistant Professor, Cardiology & Pathophysiology
The School of Medicine
Department of Medicine
Academic Qualifications
Qualification Year Awarding Institution Department Thesis title (Optional Entry)
Board Certification – Cardiology 2017 University of Thessaloniki School of Medicine
PhD 2013 University of Athens School of Medicine Diagnosis, Treatment and Follow up using Home blood pressure measurement alone versus combined Office and Ambulatory blood pressure measurement. A randomized prospective trial
Medical Diploma 2007 University of Athens School of Medicine
Medical License 2010 Medical Association of Düsseldorf
Medical License 2007 Medical Association of Athens
Employment History
Period of employment Employer Location Position
From To
9/2018 present European University of Cyprus Nicosia, Cyprus Lecturer
8/2017 present American Medical Center – American Heart Institute Nicosia and Limassol, Cyprus Cardiologist
10/2015 4/2017 Limassol General Hospital Limassol, Cyprus Resident in Cardiology
01/2014 9/2015 HELIOS Heart Centre Wuppertal Wuppertal, Germany Resident in Cardiology
11/2011 11/2013 3rd Department of Medicine, University of Athens Athens, Greece Resident in Internal Medicine
11/2010 10/2011 Katholisches Klinikum Essen Essen, Germany Resident in Cardiology
11/2007 08/2010 Hypertension Centre, University of Athens Athens, Greece Clinical Research Fellow, PhD candidate
Year Title Other authors Journal and Publisher / Conference Vol. Pages
2018 2018/ESH Guidelines for the management of arterial hypertension. Williams B, Mancia G, Spiering W, Agabiti Rosei E, Azizi M, Burnier M, Clement DL, Coca A, de Simone G, Dominiczak A, Kahan T, Mahfoud F, Redon J, Ruilope L, Zanchetti A, Kerins M, Kjeldsen SE, Kreutz R, Laurent S, Lip GYH, McManus R, Narkiewicz K, Ruschitzka F, Schmieder RE, Shlyakhto E, Tsioufis C, Aboyans V, Desormais I Eur Heart J 39 3021-3104
2010 European Society of Hypertension International Protocol revision 2010 for the validation of blood pressure measuring devices in adults. O’Brien E, Atkins N, Stergiou G, Parati G, Asmar R, Imai Y, Wang J, Mengden T. and Shennan A. Blood Press Monit 15 23-38
2015 High-fidelity digital recording and playback sphygmomanometry system: device description and proof of concept. Lee J, Chee Y, Kim I, Kollias A, Atkins N, Stergiou GS, O'Brien E. Blood Press Monit 20 266-272
2015 The Mystery of High-density Lipoprotein: Quantity or Quality? Update on Therapeutic Strategies. Katsi V, Kallistratos MS, Pavlidis AN, Skoumas I, Pavleros N, Manolis AJ, Pitsavos C, Tousoulis D, Stefanadis C, Kallikazaros I. Rev Cardiovasc Med 16 9-19
2014 Treatment-induced changes in ambulatory arterial stiffness index: one-year prospective study and meta-analysis of evidence. Kollias A, Rarra V, Roussias L, O'Brien E, Stergiou GS. Hypertens Res 38 627-631
2014 Cost estimation of hypertension management based on home blood pressure monitoring alone or combined office and ambulatory blood pressure measurements. Boubouchairopoulou N,, Athanasakis K, Kollias A, Protogerou AD, Achimastos A, Stergiou GS. J Am Soc Hypertens 10 732-738
2015 How should I treat dislocation of a TAVI SAPIEN prosthesis into the left ventricle? Tiroch K, Schleiting H, Schmitz E, Vetter HO, Seyfarth M, Vorpahl M, Thomas M, Abdel-Wahab M, Sier H, Richardt G. EuroIntervention 10 1370-1372
2014 Prediction of treatment induced changes in target organ damage by changes in clinic, home and ambulatory blood pressure. Destounis A, Kollias A, Nasothimiou E, Moyssakis I, Stergiou GS. Hypertens Res 37 543-547
2014 Home blood pressure monitoring alone versus combined clinic and ambulatory measurements in following treatment induced changes in blood pressure and organ damage Stergiou GS, Karpettas N, Destounis A, Tzamouranis D, Nasothimiou E, Kollias A, Roussias L, Moyssakis I. J Hum Hypertens 28 224-229
2009 Diagnostic accuracy of a home blood pressure monitor to detect atrial fibrillation. Stergiou GS, Protogerou A, Nasothimiou EG, Kyriakidis M. J Hum Hypertens 23 654-658
Research Projects
Date Title Funded by Project Role*
2008 - 2013 Diagnosis, Treatment and Follow up using Home blood pressure measurement alone versus combined Office and Ambulatory blood pressure measurement. A randomized prospective trial Hypertension Centre – STRIDE 7, 3rd Department of Medicine, University of Athens, Greece PhD Candidate. Design, patients examination, coordination, data acquisition, analysis, paper writing, under supervision of Prof. G. Stergiou
Academic Consulting Services/Councils/Boards/Editorial Committees
Period Organization Title of Position or Service Key Activities
2018-present Cyprus Society of Cardiology President of the Working Group for Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation Organisation and participation in actions promoting cardiovascular prevention
Awards/International Recognition
Date Title Awarded by:
8/5/2010 Changing relationship between Clinic, Home and ambulatory blood pressure with increasing age Athens Medical Society – 36th  Panhellenic Medical Congress
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