Press Interviews

7th Transcatheter Heart Valves Greece conference
7th Transcatheter Heart Valves Greece conference
ANT1 TV Station Nightly News, watch starting at 52:40
Innovations in Cardiac Surgery with Bloodless and Percutaneous Operations
Innovations in Cardiac Surgery with Bloodless and Percutaneous Operations
“DIRECT” TV Show on ERT TV, Watch starting at 1:39:00
Important Innovations in Treating Heart Valve Disease
Important Innovations in Treating Heart Valve Disease
“HEALTH ABOVE ALL” TV show on ANT1 TV, watch starting at 32:00
Dr. Gregory Pattakos: Because Some Things Aren’t For Sale…
Dr. Gregory Pattakos: Because Some Things Aren’t For Sale…
Interview with PLAN BE magazine
Stamatis Krimizis – Gregory Pattakos: Success Stories from the USA
Stamatis Krimizis – Gregory Pattakos: Success Stories from the USA
Interview with VIMAgazino magazine
The Doctors that Dare to Return to Greece
The Doctors that Dare to Return to Greece
Interview with KATHIMERINI newspaper
Cardiac Surgery without a Sternotomy
Cardiac Surgery without a Sternotomy
Interview with Iatronet website
Gregory Pattakos: “Music of the Cinema” 25-5-2019
Gregory Pattakos: “Music of the Cinema” 25-5-2019
Interview with ART FM radio station

Lectures at Conferences

Thoracoscopic Mitral Repair versus Mitraclip for Mitral Regurgitation
Thoracoscopic Mitral Repair versus Mitraclip for Mitral Regurgitation
40th Annual Meeting of the Hellenic Cardiological Society
Thoracoabdominal Aneurysm – Endovascular Approach
Thoracoabdominal Aneurysm – Endovascular Approach
40th Annual Meeting of the Hellenic Cardiological Society
Choosing the Right Therapy for Patients with Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Choosing the Right Therapy for Patients with Mitral Valve Regurgitation
39th Annual Meeting of the Hellenic Cardiological Society
Minimally Invasive (Endoscopic or Thoracoscopic) Repair of the Mitral Valve
Minimally Invasive (Endoscopic or Thoracoscopic) Repair of the Mitral Valve
Transcatheter Heart Valves Greece conference
Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting or Stenting for Left Main Coronary Artery Disease?
Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting or Stenting for Left Main Coronary Artery Disease?
Meeting of the Hellenic Cardiological Society
Endovascular and Hybrid Therapies for Aortic Aneurysms
Endovascular and Hybrid Therapies for Aortic Aneurysms
Endoscopic and Transcatheter Techniques for the Heart conference
New Biological Aortic Valves Designed for Future Valve-in-Valve Procedures : The Future of TAVI!
New Biological Aortic Valves Designed for Future Valve-in-Valve Procedures : The Future of TAVI!
Endoscopic and Transcatheter Techniques for the Heart conference
Presentation of a case of TAVI Transcatheter Replacement of the Aortic Valve for a Patient with Aortic Valve Insufficiency and Bicuspid Valve
Presentation of a case of TAVI Transcatheter Replacement of the Aortic Valve for a Patient with Aortic Valve Insufficiency and Bicuspid Valve
Conference on Challenging Cardiac Cases
Presentation of a TAVI case performed at another center which did not have good function of the valve and which required open operation for resolution of the problem
Presentation of a TAVI case <u>performed at another center</u> which did not have good function of the valve and which required open operation for resolution of the problem
Conference on Challenging Cardiac Cases
Surgical and Transcatheter Percutaneous Repair of Tricuspid Valve Regurgitation
Surgical and Transcatheter Percutaneous Repair of Tricuspid Valve Regurgitation
Transcatheter Heart Valves Greece conference
Technique for Deployment of the Transcatheter Boston Scientific ACURATE Valve – Step by Step.
Technique for Deployment of the Transcatheter Boston Scientific ACURATE Valve – Step by Step.
Transcatheter Heart Valves Greece conference
Endovascular Repair of Aortic Aneurysms Without Use of Intravenous Contrast: The Innovation of Intravascular Ultrasound (IVUS)
Endovascular Repair of Aortic Aneurysms Without Use of Intravenous Contrast: The Innovation of Intravascular Ultrasound (IVUS)
“Leading Innovative Vascular Education” vascular surgery conference
How to Guarantee the Best Possible Results for Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement ( TAVI / TAVR )
How to Guarantee the Best Possible Results for Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement ( TAVI / TAVR )
Transcatheter Heart Valves Greece conference
Repair of a Complication from Another Hospital ( Atrial Septal Defect repair device that punctured the Aortic Root)
Repair of a Complication from Another Hospital ( Atrial Septal Defect repair device that punctured the Aortic Root)
Article at Cardiothoracic Surgery Network
Role of the Heart Surgeon on the Transcatheter Valve Heart Team
Role of the Heart Surgeon on the Transcatheter Valve Heart Team
Transcatheter Heart Valves Greece conference
Taking Part In a Panel Giving Advice to Cardiac Surgery Trainees in the U.S.A.
Taking Part In a Panel Giving Advice to Cardiac Surgery Trainees in the U.S.A.
Society of Thoracic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Houston, Texas
Comments on Minimally Invasive and Endovascular Cardiac Surgery
Comments on Minimally Invasive and Endovascular Cardiac Surgery
Endoscopic and Transcatheter Techniques for the Heart conference
Comments at the 7th Transcatheter Heart Valves Greece conference
Comments at the 7th Transcatheter Heart Valves Greece conference
7th Transcatheter Heart Valves Greece conference

Scientific Lectures

  • Moderator at the European Society of Cardiology Annual Meeting 2019 for session entitled “TAVI: tips and tricks for beginners”. Paris, France August 31, 2019
  • “Anticoagulation for Prosthetic Heart Valves: Unresolved Questions Requiring Answers”, 26th Anniversary International Congress on Thrombosis. Organized by the European and Mediterranean League Against Thrombotic Diseases.  Athens, Greece June 21, 2019
  • Moderator of session “Non-pharmacological treatments: beyond the conventional”,  Heart Failure 2019 meeting, organized by the European Society of Cardiology, Athens, Greece May 27, 2019
  • “IVUS-Guided TEVAR”, “Endovascular Treatment of Thoracoabdominal Aneurysms”, “Treatment of an aortic arch aneurysm with debranching and chimney techniques”LIVE 2019 Vascular Surgery Meeting, Larisa, Greece May 11, 2019
  •  “Developments in TAVR”, Cardio-Bridge Conference, Patras, Greece, May 10, 2019
  • “Latest TAVR randomized trials”,“Minimally Invasive Surgery for the Mitral Valve: Hard to beat!” ,“Live-in-a-box case presentation of TAVR with the Boston Scientific ACURATE valve”, Transcatheter Heart Valves Greece 2019, Athens, Greece May 3-4, 2019
  • “Treatment of Left Main Coronary Artery Disease: Is CABG Still King?”, Hellenic Society of Cardiology Peripheral Meeting, Thessaloniki, Greece February 21, 2019
  • “Role of the Surgeon in Transcatheter Heart Valves”, Metropolitan General Hospital Cardiology Conference. Athens, Greece  February 15,2019
  • “Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Repair”, Heart,Vessels, and Stroke Conference, Divani Caravel Hotel, January 26, 2019
  •  “Transcatheter and Surgical Approach to All Heart Valves”, Grand Rounds, Ippokration University Hospital, Athens, Greece January 8, 2019
  • “The Utility of Valve in Valve TAVR and the Role of Surgical Valves Designed For Valve in Valve Therapies” Endoscopic and Transcatheter Heart Therapies Meeting, Thessaloniki, Greece, December 15, 2018
  • “Hybrid and Transcatheter Repair of Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms”, Endoscopic and Transcatheter Heart Therapies Meeting, Thessaloniki, Greece, December 15, 2018
  • “Transcatheter Therapies for the Aortic, Mitral and Tricuspid Valves”, Elpis General Hospital, Athens, Greece November 27, 2018
  • “TAVR in 2020: Next Frontiers in Valve Technology and Patient Selection”, American Heart Association Scientific Sessions, Chicago, IL, November 10, 2018
  •  “Open and Endovascular Treatment of Complicated Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms”, Tzaneio General Hospital, Athens, Greece October 25, 2018
  • “Selecting the Best Intervention for Patients with Severe Mitral Regurgitation”, Annual Panhellenic Congress of the Hellenic Cardiological Society, October 19, 2018, Athens, Greece
  • “Structural Failure of a Self-Expandable Aortic Bioprosthesis on Implantation: Crushed by the Native Valve”.  2018 PCR London Valves Meeting, London, England. Sept 11, 2018
  •  “CABG is Superior to PCI for Multivessel Coronary Artery Disease”, 10th Peripheral Congress of the Hellenic Society of Cardiology, Mytilene, Greece Sept 1, 2018
  • Moderator at the European Society of Cardiology Annual Meeting 2018. Munich, Germany August 28, 2018 Session Title:  Prevention and treatment of bioprosthetic valve failure.Speakers: Degeneration of mitral valve bioprostheses: incidence,mechanisms, diagnosis. Nicole KARAM (Paris, France),Solutions for the failed mitral bioprosthesis Volker RUDOLPH (Bad Oeynhausen, Germany), Treatment of TAVI thrombosis ‑ Current evidence David JOCHHEIM (Munich, Germany), Antithrombotic treatment of patients undergoing TAVI. Roxana MEHRAN (New York, United States of America)
  •  “20 Years of Innovation in Cardiac Surgery”, Cardiology Grand Rounds, Patra University Hospital, May 30, 2018
  •  “TAVR Procedure Volume, Outcomes, and Utility of a Tiered National System of Valve Centers”, 7th Transcatheter Heart Valve Conference, Athens, Hilton, May 19, 2018
  •  “Tricuspid Valve Surgery: Outcomes and Implications for Percutaneous Interventions”, 7th Transcatheter Heart Valve Conference, Athens, Hilton, May 18, 2018
  •  “Will the heart team survive the era of minimalist TAVR?”, 7th Transcatheter Heart Valve Conference, Athens Hilton, May 18, 2018
  •  “Overview of Aortic Surgery”, Cardiology Grand Rounds, Sismanoglio General Hospital, May 11, 2018
  • “TEVAR for Thoracoabdominal Aneurysms”, Cardio-Bridge Conference, Patra University Hospital, May 6th, 2018
  • “Long-term Mechanical Circulatory Support”, 19th PanHellenic Heart Failure Conference, Athens, Greece February 4th, 2018
  • “Subspecialization and Physician Workforce Management in Cardiac Surgery and Cardiology” Heart, Vessels, and Stroke Meeting, Athens, Greece January 27, 2018 
  • “PCI versus CABG in Patients with Renal Failure” Cardiovascular Disease and Renal Dysfunction 10th Annual Symposium, Athens, Greece, January 20, 2018
  • “Aortic and Mitral Valve Update – TAVR, SAVR, and Best Practices for Ischemic MR”, Halkida General Hospital Cardiology Grand Rounds, Jan 9, 2018
  • “SAVR versus TAVR: update and debate”, Asklipeion Hospital, Athens, Greece Dec 19, 2018,
  • “Transcatheter versus Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement”, KAT Hospital, Athens, Greece, December 5th, 2017
  • “Temperature Management During Hypothermic Circulatory Arrest in Aortic Surgery”, 38th Annual Panhellenic Congress of the Hellenic Cardiological Society, Oct 20, 2017
  •  “General Cardiology and Cardiology Subspecialty Training in the United States”, 38th Annual Panhellenic Congress of the Hellenic Cardiological Society, Oct 21, 2017
  •  “Surgery for Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation”, Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center, Quality Improvement Forum, Oct 6, 2016.   Houston,Texas
  • “Review of Guidelines for Valvular Heart Surgery”, Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center, Quality Improvement Forum, Aug 17, 2016 Houston,Texas
  •  “Aortic Dissection Complicated by Malperfusion”, Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center, Quality Improvement Forum, Sept 10, 2015 Houston,Texas
  • “Severe Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation: Repair or Replace?”, Baylor College of Medicine/ MD Anderson Cancer Center Joint Journal Club, October 20, 2014 Houston,Texas
  • “Surgical Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation during Mitral Valve Surgery”, Baylor St Luke’s Medical Center, Quality Improvement Forum Houston,Texas
  •  “Left Atrial Paraganglioma”, Baylor St Luke’s Medical Center, Multidisciplinary tumor board, August 22, 2014   Houston,Texas
  • “Truncus Arteriosus”, Texas Children’s Hospital, Congenital Heart Surgery Lecture Series, November 4, 2014    Houston,Texas
  • “Transposition of the Great Arteries”, Texas Children’s Hospital, Congenital Heart Surgery Lecture Series, December 16, 2014  Houston,Texas
  • “Robotic Mitral Valve Repair”, Georgetown University Hospital, Research Symposium, June 17, 2011.   Washington, D.C.
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