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Victoria Polydorou
Lecturer, Anatomy-Physiology
Academic Qualifications
Qualification Year Awarding Institution Department Thesis title (Optional Entry)
Doctor of philosophy (PhD) 2013 National and Kapodistrian University of Athens  School of Medicine, Division of Anatomy “Anatomical Lesions of the Vertebral Arteries. Diagnostic and Therapeutic Approach of Vertebral Artery Disease. Correlation of Vertebral artery Atherosclerosis with Coronary Artery Disease”.
Degree (ptychio) in Medicine 2006 National and Kapodistrian University of Athens  School of Medicine
Employment History
Period of employment Employer Location Position
From To
01.09.2022 To date European University Cyprus Nicosia, Cyprus Lecturer
30.09.2019 30.05.2022 European University Cyprus Nicosia, Cyprus Scientific Collaborator
01.02.2017 31.07.2017 King`s College Hospital London, United Kingdom Research Fellow
05.02.2014 To date National and Kapodistrian University of Athens Athens, Greece Scientific Collaborator
Year Title Other authors Journal and Publisher / Conference Vol. Pages
2022 Ten years follow-up under atorvastatin therapy of patients with carotid artery stenosis: the prognostic impact of oxidised low-density lipoprotein on carotid plaque progression and restenosis. Adamantia Polydorou1 , Konstantinos Alexopoulos2 , Victoria Polydorou3 , Elias Skopelitis4 , Xanthula Κougiali5 , Nikolaos Liasis6 , Maura Griffin7 , Theano Demesticha2 , Maria Piagkou2 , Vasilios Protogerou2 , Dimitris Filippou2 , Eleni Velissariou8 , George Dimakopoulos9 , Theodoros Troupis2 . Journal of Humanitarian Cardiovascular Medicine. Vol. 1 No. 1 (2022). Current Online Publications: Articles

Second asymptomatic carotid surgery trial (ACST-2): a randomised comparison of carotid artery stenting versus carotid endarterectomy.

Alison Halliday Richard Bulbulia Leo H Bonati Johanna Chester Andrea Cradduck-Bamford Richard Peto Hongchao Pan ACST-2 Collaborative Group Lancet 2021 Sep 18;398(10305):1065-1073. Lancet 2021 Sep 18;398(10305) 1065-1073
2013 Carotid Plaque Texture Analysis Using 3-Dimensional Volume Ultrasonic Imaging (Book chapter) Andrew Nicolaides, Maura Griffin, Gregory C. Makris, George Geroulakos, Antonios A. Polydorou, Dawn Bond, Efthyvoulos Kyriakou, , Victoria Polydorou  Ultrasound and Carotid Bifurcation Atherosclerosis Α. Nicolaides, K. W. Beach, E. Kyriakou, C, S, Pattichis 2012 Textbook 299-324
2011 (Book chapters) 1.    Cardiac Assessment in Patients With Carotid Artery Disease 2.    Periprocedural Management for Carotid Intervention 3.    New Distal Embolic Protection Device: Fibernet® ThreeDimensional Filter 4.    Patient Follow‐Up After Carotid Angiography and Stenting 1.    Ad. Polydorou, P. Megaloikonomos, V.Polydorou, Isabelle. Henry, Michele Henry, A. Polydorou, T. Skandalakis 2.    A. Polydorou, P. Megaloikonomos, Ad. Polydorou, V. Polydorou, Isabelle. Henry, Michele Henry, T. Skandalakis.

3.    Michel Henry, A. Polydorou, Isabelle. Henry, M. Hugel, Ad. Polydorou, V. Polydorou

4.    Antonios Polydorou MD, P. Megaloikonomos MD, Ad. Polydorou MD, V. Polydorou MD, Isabelle Henry MD, Michel Henry MD, T. Skandalakis MD
THE CAROTID AND SUPRA-AORTIC TRUNKS: DIAGNOSIS, ANGIOPLASTY AND STENTING Michel Henry,Edward B Diethrich, Antonios Polydorou, 2011, 2nd Edition Textbook 101- 107, 118-124, 367-378, 379- 383
2008 Percutaneous transluminal angioplasty and stenting of extracranial vertebral artery stenosis (Book chapter) V. Polydorou, I. Henry, A. Polydorou, M. Henry, Ad Polydorou,  M. Hugel, and S. Anagnostopoulou


R. Heuser, M. Henry Second Edition

Textbook 317-327
2012 Endovascular Treatment of Aortic Aneurysms: the Role of the Multilayer Stent Antonios Polydorou, MD,1 Michel Henry, MD,2 Ion Bellenis, MD,3 Dimitrios Kiskinis, MD,4 […] Victoria Polydorou, MD,9 […] 12 Antonis S. Manolis, MD HOSPITAL CHRONICLES 2012 (Athens Cardiology Update 2012, Evagelismos Hospital, Athens, Greece) VOLUME 7, SUPPLEMENT 1 157–159
2011 High bifurcation of the brachial artery. Troupis T, Zachariadis M, Troupis G, Polydorou V, Polydorou A, Anagnostopoulou S. International Angiology, 2011 Jun 30(3) 286-9
2010 Atorvastatin therapy is associated with improvement of oxidized low-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels, which correlates with the degree of stenosis in patients with carotid atheromatosis with and without prior angioplasty. Kougialis S, Skopelitis E, Gialernios T, Nikolaou S, Kroustalis A, Katsadorou E, Gialernios K, Zervou A, Gika E, Polydorou A, Polydorou V, Drakoulis C, Iliopoulos N, Dermitzakis I, Mpilinis H, Polydorou A. International Angiology 2010 Aug 29(4) 338-47
2010 Carotid angioplasty in asymptomatic patients undergoing CABG surgery. Polydorou AD, Megaloikonomos P, Moutiris JA, Polydorou V, Antypa E, Testembasi E, Tziakouri CH, Palatianos G, Nikas D, Bolos K, Polydorou A. International Angiology 2010 Jun 29(3) 239-43
2010 New distal embolic protection device the FiberNet 3 dimensional filter: first carotid human study. Henry M1Polydorou AHenry ILiasis NPolydorou A, Polydorou V, Demesticha TSkandalakis PKotsiomitis EHugel MSedgewick JRuth G. Catheterization and  Cardiovascular Interventions 2007 Jun1; 69(7) 1026-35
Date Topic International / Local Location* Role in Exhibition
2-4/9/2022 1st Hippocratic Congress of the University of Thessaly   Presentation Topic: Mother with anti-Ro antibodies, the fetal cardiologist`s approach. Local University of Thessaly, Department of Medicine, Larissa-Greece. Speaker and Chairperson
31/3/2022 Prevention and awareness of the public- KEP Ygeias. Presentation Topic: Prevention and therapy of peripheral arteries` aneurysms. Local Greece/ Cyprus Online meeting Speaker
21/05/2021 11th  Panhellenic Congress of Maternal and Fetal Medicine Presentation Topic: Mother with anti-Ro antibodies, the fetal cardiologist`s approach. Local Greece Online Congress Speaker
16-18/10/ 2020 3d Panhellenic Congress of Reproductive Medicine Presentation Topic: Cardiac assessment of fetuses in pregnancies after IVF/ICSI. Local Ramada Plaza Thraki, Alexandroupolis, Greece. Speaker
22/11/2019 Smoking- Prevention in Health Local Congress Centre of the Greek Association for Reproductive Medicine Chairperson
23/11/2018 Health Tourism in Greece Presentation topic: The contribution of medical tourism to the repatriation of young Greek doctors. International London School of Economics (LSE), London, UK Speaker
9-10/11/2018 Reproduction in modern western medicine. Presentation topic: The contribution of fetal echocardiography Local University of Peloponnese, Sparta, Greece Speaker
13/10/2018 Protect your health and your Fertility Presentation topic: Fetal echocardiography Local Cultural Centre of Ilida, Amaliada, Greece. Speaker
Research Projects
Date Title Funded by Project Role*
2021- to date(ongoing research) Preeclampsia- IVF II Study (Correlation of maternal cardiovascular disorders with the development of preeclampsia) The fetal Medicine Institute- King`s College Hospital, London, UK. Project Coordinator
2019- to date (ongoing research) Angiographic study of the anatomical variations of the carotid arteries, vertebral arteries and coronary arteries in patients with atherosclerosis. National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. Principal Researcher
2006-2013 Anatomical Lesions of the Vertebral Arteries. Diagnostic and Therapeutic Approach of Vertebral Artery Disease. Correlation of Vertebral artery atherosclerosis with coronary artery disease. National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. Principal Researcher
2012- 2013 Asymptomatic carotid surgery trial-2 (ACST-2) University of Oxford. Assistant Researcher (collaborator)
Academic Consulting Services/Councils/Boards/Editorial Committees
Period Organization Title of Position or Service Key Activities
July 2021- to date Hellenic Society of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Member of the Committee of Research and Deontology Approval of research protocols. Supervision of the protocols and reporting to the Board of the Society issues arising with regards to the protocols.
Awards/International Recognition
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