I. Books

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  1. Ioannis C. Papachristos, Peter Goldstraw (foreword). The Right To The Truth: For families and friends of patients with cancer. In English :
    • Paperback :
      ISBN 978-1977834744, printed by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, Charleston, SC, USA, October 26, 2017
      World–wide distribution through Amazon stores, Ingram, libraries in USA & academic institutions.
    • e‑book :

      kindle edition: ISBN 978–618–83380–0–5, deposited with US Copyright Office ( Registration Number TXu 2–062–020, Sept. 15, 2017 ) and with National Library of Greece (receipts № 98570 & 98576 / Sep. 19, 2017). World-wide distribution through Amazon stores. Edit. I.C. Papachristos, Thessaloniki, Greece, Oct. 26, 2017

      ePub edition: ISBN 978-618-83380-1-2, deposited with National Library of Greece (receipts № 100473 / Dec. 21, 2017 & № 100496 / Dec. 22, 2017). World-wide distribution through iBooks Stores (by Apple) in 51 countries. Edit. I.C. Papachristos, Thessaloniki, Greece, Jan. 25, 2018
  2. Ioannis C. Papachristos. Differential Clinical Significance of Medical Information: Mathematical Expression of it Needed In English: e‑book, ISBN 978-960-93-7835-2, deposited with National Library of Greece (receipts № 86461 / Feb. 18, 2016 & № 86757 / Feb. 26, 2016). Edit. I.C. Papachristos, Thessaloniki, Greece, 2016
  3. Ioannis C. Papachristos.  [ The Right to The Truth: for Families – Friends of patients with cancer ] ( in GREEK ). In Greek:  Δικαίωμα στην Αλήθεια , e‑book, ISBN 978-960-93-8208-3, deposited with US Copyright Office ( Registration Number TX 8–513–716, Feb 01, 2018,  Dhikaioma steen Aleetheia  ) and with National Library of Greece (receipts № 88965 & № 88969 / Jun. 15, 2016). Edit. I.C. Papachristos, Thessaloniki, Greece, 2016
  4. Ioannis C. Papachristos.  [ Differential Clinical Significance of Medical Information: Mathematical Expression of it Needed ] ( in GREEK ). IGreek:  Διαφορική Κλινική Σημαντικότητα Ιατρικής Πληροφορίας , e‑book, ISBN 978-960-93-7847-5, deposited with National Library of Greece (receipts № 86461 / Feb 18, 2016 & № 86757 / Feb. 26, 2016). Edit. I.C. Papachristos, Thessaloniki, Greece, 2016

II. Other Publications

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  1. Papachristos IC, Andrianopoulos EG. Rupture of the right hemidiaphragm; a case report ]  (in Greek). Iatriki 1992; 62(6): 612-615
  2. Dosios T, Papachristos IC, Chrysicopoulos H. MR Imaging of the blunt traumatic rupture of the right hemidiaphragm . Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 1993; 7(10): 553-554
    Journal Impact Factor = 2.674 (2012)
  3. Chrysospathi S, Anyfantaki M, Papachristos IC, Gougoulakis A. [ Central veinous catheters for chemotherapy administration ]  (in Greek). Iatriko Periskopio 1993; 1(2): 27-29
  4. Papachristos IC, Jilaihawi ANA, Prakash D. Results with radical resection in the management of malignant mesothelioma . In: Proceedings of 2nd International Congress on Lung Cancer, ed. Monduzzi Editore, Bologna, Italy, 1996, pp.685-688
  5. Liapis C, Papavassiliou V, Verykokos C, Papachristos J, Ionidis C, Evangelidakis E, Gougoulakis A, Kavantzas N, Agapitos E, Savaris M, Sechas M. Composition of carotid plaque as a predictor of outcome of carotid endarterectomy . Br J Surg 1997; 84 (Suppl 2): 164. DOI: 10.1002/bjs.1800841402
    Journal Impact Factor = 4.839 (2012)
  6. Papachristos IC, Laoutides G, Papaefthimiou O, Andrianopoulos EG. Gigantic primary lipoma of the diaphragm presenting with respiratory failure . Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 1998; 13: 609-611
    Journal Impact Factor = 2.674 (2012)
  7. Andrianopoulos EG, Lautidis G, Kormas P, Karameris A, Papachristos I. Ten-year experience with Benign Rib Tumors . Balkan Military Medical Review 1998; 1(2): 163–8
  8. Andrianopoulos EG, Laoutides G, Papachristos I, Papaefthimiou O. Salmonella Osteomyelitis of the Rib: a Case Report . Scand Cardiovasc J 1998; 32: 181–2
    Journal Impact Factor = 0.819 (2012)
  9. Andrianopoulos EG, Lautidis G, Kormas P, Karameris A, Lahanis S, Papachristos I, Kaselouris C, Argyropoulos A. Tumors of the ribs: experience with 47 cases . Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 1999 May;13(5): 609-611
    Journal Impact Factor = 2.674 (2012)
  10. Titopoulos H, Papachristos IC, Zarampoukas T, Dimitriadou V. [ Interesting case of malignant pleural Mesothelioma ]  (in Greek). Galenus 2000; 42 (1): 74-80
  11. Bonde P, Papachristos I, McCraith A, Kelly B, Wilson C, McGuigan JA, McManus K. Sputum retention after lung operation: prospective, randomized trial shows superiority of pro phylactic minitracheostomy in high-risk patients . Ann Thorac Surg 2002 Jul; 74 (1): 196-202; discussion 202-203
    Journal Impact Factor = 3.454 (2012)
  12. Katsoulis K, Papachristos IC, Zarampoukas T, Kontakiotis T, Nalmpantis A. [ Pulmonary metastasis of Paraganglioma associated with in situ bronchogenic carcinoma ] (in Greek). Pneumon 2003; 16 (1): 86-90
  13. Guillem P, Papachristos I, Peillon C, Triboulet J-P. Etilefrine use in the management of post-operative chyle leaks in thoracic surgery . Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 2004; 3 (1): 156–160
    Journal Impact Factor = 1.112 (2012)
  14. Melitas K, Milias S, Papachristos IC, Molyvas E. [ Calcifying fibrous pseudo-tumour of the pleura ]  (in Greek). Archeia Pathologikes Anatomikes 2004; 18 (S.9): 194
  15. Milias S, Manolakoglou N, Katsoulis K, Papachristos IC, Nalmpantis A, Molyvas E, Kontakiotis T. [ Case of mucoepidermoid carcinoma of the lung: bronchoscopic findings on similar cases in Northern Greece over the last decade ] (in Greek) Pneumon 2006; 19(4):91-94.
  16. Miliaras D, Meditskou S, Kelekis A, Papachristos I. Human pulmonary Dirofilariasis; one more case in Greece suggests that Dirofilaria is a rather common cause of coin lesions in the lungs in endemic areas of Europe Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol 2010 Jan-Mar; 23(1): 345-348
    Journal Impact Factor = 2.991 (2012)
  17. G Chatzoulis, I C Papachristos, G Svarnas, I Katsiadramis, K Kalioras, A Mparpagiannis, V Makrakis, D Farmakis, D Leledi, D Karapiperis. Septic Shock with tension Fecothorax due to perforation of a strangulated intrathoracic colon, as a delayed presentation of a gunshot diaphragmatic rupture . Balkan Military Medical Review 2013 Jun; 16(Suppl): 246-247
  18. Chatzoulis G, Papachristos IC, Daliakopoulos SI, Chatzoulis K, Lampridis S, Svarnas G, Katsiadramis I. Septic shock with tension fecothorax as a delayed presentation of a gunshot diaphragmatic rupture . J Thorac Dis 2013 Oct; 5(5): E195-E198; doi: 10.3978/j.issn.2072-1439.2013.08.63
  19. Μaria Kipourou, Ioannis Papachristos, Konstantinos Katsoulis. A Solitary Pulmonary Nodule of Unexpected Etiology. Arch Bronconeumol 2017; 53: 7 IN PRESS

    In Spanish, too:
    Nódulo pulmonar solitario de etiología inesperada. Archivos de Bronconeumología, July 2017 issue: Vol. 53, number 7.

III. Presentations (oral)

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  1. Liapis C, Verykokos C, Papachristos IC, Gougoulakis A, Sechas M. [Tumours of the Carotid Body - surgical treatment] (in Greek) . XVIII NATIONAL GREEK CONFERENCE OF SURGERY & INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM, Athens, Greece 1-5 Nov 1992
  2. Chrysospathi S, Papachristos IC, Gougoulakis A. [Central veinous catheters for chemotherapy administration] (in Greek) . 14th MEDICAL CONFERENCE OF THE HELLENIC ARMED FORCES, Thessaloniki, Greece 29 Oct - 1 Nov 1992
  3. Papachristos IC, McLay ALC, Jilaihawi ANA, Prakash D. Experience of the Surgical Treatment of Bronchoalveolar Carcinoma . Summer Meeting of the SCOTTISH THORACIC SOCIETY, Dunkeld, Scotland,UK, 23 June 1994
  4. Papachristos IC, Tan KK, Davidson G, Jilaihawi ANA, Prakash D. Encouraging results with radical resection in the management of malignant mesothelioma . 1996 Annual Meeting SOCIETY OF CARDIOTHORACIC SURGEONS OF GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND. Llandudno, Wales, UK, 20 - 22 March 1996
  5. Prakash D, Papachristos I, Jilaihawi ANA. Malignant mesothelioma - Diagnostic and therapeutic dilemmas . 8th Overseas Meeting of THE ROYAL COLLEGE OF SURGEONS OF EDINBURGH Jointly with THE COLLEGE OF SURGEONS OF HONG KONG, Hong Kong, 28 October 1996
  6. Papachristos IC, Jilaihawi ANA, Prakash D. Results with radical resection in the management of malignant mesothelioma . 2nd INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ON LUNG CANCER, Crete, Greece 9 - 13 November 1996
  7. Liapis C, Papavasileiou V, Koumakis K, Verykokos C, Papachristos IC, Ionidis I, Gougoulakis A, Kavantzas N, Agapitos E, Davaris P, Sechas M. [Analysis of the components of atheromatous carotid plaques and association with the neurological status of patients] (in Greek) . 4th NATIONAL GREEK CONFERENCE OF VASCULAR SURGERY, Athens, Greece 25 Jan 1997
  8. Liapis C, Papavassiliou V, Verykokos C, Papachristos J, Ionidis C, Evangelidakis E, Gougoulakis A, Kavantzas N, Agapitos E, Savaris M, Sechas M. Composition of carotid plaque as a predictor of outcome of carotid endarterectomy . 7th EUROPEAN CONGRESS OF SURGERY, Athens, Greece 3-7 June 1997
  9. Liapis C, Papavasileiou V, Koumakis K, Verykokos C, Papachristos IC, Ioannidis I, Gougoulakis A, Kavantzas N, Agapitos E, Davaris P, Sechas M. [Morphology of the atheromatous carotid plaques associated with the preoperative neurological symptons] (in Greek) . 3rd GREEK-ITALIAN CONFERENCE OF VASCULAR SURGERY, Thessaloniki, Greece, 27 Jun - 2 Jul 1997
  10. McManus K, Papachristos I, Mills M, McGuigan J. Prophylactic elective minitracheostomy prevents sputum retention following lung surgery in high risk patients: preliminary results of a prospective randomised trial . Meeting of the IRISH THORACIC SOCIETY, Cork, Ireland, 14-15 November 1997
  11. Andrianopoulos E, Lautides G, Kormas P, Karameris A, Papachristos I. Ten-year experience with benign rib hyperplasias . 3rd Congress of BALKAN MILITARY MEDICAL COMMITTEE, Athens, Greece, May 10–13, 1998
  12. Papachristos IC, Kastrisios G, Varvatsoulis P, kitsiou A, Chadjipantelis S, Gourmos K, Trampaklos A. [Penetrating trauma to the chest; 97 cases] (in Greek) . XΧI NATIONAL GREEK CONFERENCE OF SURGERY, Athens, Greece 13-17 Nov 1998
  13. Papachristos IC, Gourmos K, kastrisios G, Varvatsoulis P, Kitsiou A, Chadjipantelis S, Trampaklos A. [ Spontaneous Pneumothorax: Is morbidity increased ? ] (in Greek) . XΧI NATIONAL GREEK CONFERENCE OF SURGERY, Athens, Greece 13-17 Nov 1998
  14. Kastrisios G, Papachristos iC, Varvatsoulis P, Kitsiou A, Chadjipantelis S, Gourmos K, Trampaklos A. [Injuries of the Heart] (in Greek) . XΧI NATIONAL GREEK CONFERENCE OF SURGERY, Athens, Greece 13-17 Nov 1998
  15. Papachristos IC, Kastrisios G, Galanis S, Kormas P, Gourmos K, Andrianopoulos H, Trampaklos A. [Chest Trauma due to Gunshots] (in Greek) . 17th MEDICAL CONFERENCE OF THE HELLENIC ARMED FORCES, Thessaloniki, Greece, 11-14 Nov 1998
  16. Papachristos IC, Pappas P, Kastrisios G, Chadjipantelisi S, Gourmos K, Trampaklos A. [Spontaneous Pneumotorax; 349 cases] (in Greek) . 17th MEDICAL CONFERENCE OF THE HELLENIC ARMED FORCES, Thessaloniki, Greece 11-14 Nov 1998
  17. Panousis P, Pappas P, Tsolias K, Antoniou I, Papacharalampous G, Tziogios K, Moustogiannis P, Papachristos IC, Andikopoulos V. [Decrease of amount of blood transfused in abdominal aortic procedures by autolologous transfusion] (in Greek) . 17th MEDICAL CONFERENCE OF THE HELLENIC ARMED FORCES, Thessaloniki, Greece 11-14 Nov 1998
  18. I. C. Papachristos, P. Kormas, G. Laoutides, E. G. Andrianopoulos, A. Trampaklos. Management of Gunshot Thoracic Injuries . 4th Congress of BALKAN MILITARY MEDICAL COMMITTEE, Bucharest, June 6-10, 1999
  19. Papachristos IC, Mihos P, Gakidis I, Gourmos C, Trampaklos A. Admissions due to Spontaneous Pneumothorax and Air Pollutants’ Concentration: Do They Both Increase in Athens? . 8th EUROPEAN CONFERENCE ON GENERAL THORACIC SURGERY, (organized by the European Society of Thoracic Surgeons), held in London, UK on 1 – 3 November 2000
  20. Papachristos IC, Dantsis CJ, Tsolakis KK. Etilefrine in the Treatment of postoperative Chylothorax . 8th EUROPEAN CONFERENCE ON GENERAL THORACIC SURGERY, (organized by the European Society of Thoracic Surgeons), held in London, UK on 1 – 3 November 2000
  21. Papachristos IC, Katsoulis K, Ganavias L, Nalmpantis A, Giokas V. [Parapneumonic Effusions, Rapidly developing] (in Greek) . 18th MEDICAL CONFERENCE OF THE HELLENIC ARMED FORCES, Thessaloniki, Greece 8-11 Nov 2000
  22. Bonde PN, McManus KG, Papachristos I, McRaith A, Farnan T, Kelly B, Wilson C, McGuigan JA. Can Sputum Retention Following Lung Surgery be prevented? A Prospective, Randomised Trial of Prophylactic Minitracheostomy vs. Standard Treatment . 2001 Annual Meeting, The SOCIETY OF CARDIOTHORACIC SURGEONS OF GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND. Nottingham, UK, 20 - 22 March 2001
  23. Toulios P, Giannetopoulos JD, Christopoulos Ch, Papachristos IC, Koutsopetras P. [Multiple Thoracic Intervertabral Herniated Disks; a case report] (in Greek) . 15th Greek CONGRESS OF NEUROSURGERY Cos Isl., Greece, 17 May 2001
  24. Melitas K, Milias S, Papachristos IC, Molyvas E. [Calcified fibrous pseudo-tumour of the Pleura] (in Greek) . 9th Greek CONGRESS OF HISTOPATHOLOGY, Kavala, Greece, 24-26 Jun 2004
  25. Klimatsidas M, Mlias S, Papachristos IC. [Mucoepidermoid Carcinoma of the Lung]  (poster presentation in Greek). 20th MEDICAL CONGRESS of the Greek ARMED FORCES, Thessaloniki, Greece 18-21 Nov 2004
  26. Klimatsidas M, Papachristos IC. [Gigantic Aneurysmal Cyst of Rib adjacent to the spine]  (poster presentation in Greek). 20th MEDICAL CONGRESS of the Greek ARMED FORCES, Thessaloniki, Greece 18-21 Nov 2004
  27. Melitas K, Papachristos IC, Mlias S, Katsoulis K, Molyvas E. [Histopathology Diagnosis of Lung Mucoepidermoid Cracinoma in Bronchial Biopsy Specimens]  (poster presentation in Greek). 20th MEDICAL CONGRESS of the Greek ARMED FORCES, Thessaloniki, Greece 18-21 Nov 2004
  28. Dionyssiadis E, Papachristos IC, Molyvas E, Karydas M. [Congenital Adenomatous Malformation of the Lung; a case report]  (poster presentation in Greek). 20th MEDICAL CONGRESS of the Greek ARMED FORCES, Thessaloniki, Greece 18-21 Nov 2004
  29. Daliakopoulos IS. Klimatsidas NM, Papachristos I, Fritzsche D., Reiss N., Körfer R. Solitary Metastasis of Adenocarcinoma to the Sternum, treated by total resection of Sternum and Chest Wall Reconstruction by using patch and musculocutaneous flap. Poster P46. 7th National Greek Conference of Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery, 18:00-19:30 hrs, Thessaloniki, Greece 28 Nov 2008
    (You can download a .pdf file with the full text (in Greek) of the poster presentation: Solitary Metastatic Adenocarcinoma to Sternum - Resection and Chest Wall Reconstruction .
  30. Tsouskas I, Fidjios H, Papachristos IC, Kalioras K, Tsantilas V, Klimatsidas M. [Squamous cell lung carcinoma metastasis located in the stomach]  (in Greek). 23rd MEDICAL CONGRESS of the Greek ARMED FORCES, Thessaloniki, Greece 5 Nov 2010
  31. G Chatzoulis, I C Papachristos, G Svarnas, I Katsiadramis, K Kalioras, A Mparpagiannis, V Makrakis, D Farmakis, D Leledi, D Karapiperis. Septic Shock with tension Fecothorax due to perforation of a strangulated intrathoracic colon, as a delayed presentation of a gunshot diaphragmatic rupture . 18th Congress of Balkan Military Medical Committee, Istanbul, Turkey, 22-26 May 2013
  32. K. Tsakiridis, A. Madesis, N. Desimonas, C. Foroulis, D. Philippou, I C Papachristos, Z. Gerontitis, N. Baltayannis, C. Zissis, C. Asteriou, V. Zountsas. Difficult Decisions in Thoracic Surgery; cases reports ]  (in Greek). During the Diagnostic & Therapeutic Techniques in Treating Lung Cancer Meeting, held under the auspices of The “Hellenic Society of Respiratory & Occupational Chest Diseases,” as well as The “Hellenic Society of Thoracic, Cardiac & Vascular Surgeons.” The Met, Thessaloniki, Greece 24 Sept. 2016

IV. Lectures (invited)

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  1. Papachristos IC. Chest Trauma ] (in Greek) 

    Invited Speaker in the “Trauma: in-hospital Management” Round Table,

    18th MEDICAL CONGRESS of the Greek ARMED FORCES, Thessaloniki, Greece, 8-11 Nov 2000
  1. Papachristos IC. Benign & Mallignant Tumours of the Chest Wall ] (in Greek) 

    Invited Speaker in the “Chest Wall Diseases Surgically Treated” Round Table,

    19th MEDICAL CONGRESS of the Greek ARMED FORCES, Thessaloniki, Greece, 7-10 Nov 2002
  1. Papachristos IC. [ Penetrating & Iatrogenic Trauma to the Chest ] (in Greek)  

    Invited Speaker in the: “Practising Thoracic Surgery on an Emergency Basis” Round Table,

    20th MEDICAL CONGRESS of the Greek ARMED FORCES, Thessaloniki, Greece, 18 Nov 2004
  1. Papachristos IC. [ Pneumothorax & Barotrauma ] (in Greek)  

    Invited Speaker in the Meeting of the Greek Divers' Internet Society "The ABYSS Club," held in Athens on 13 January 2007

    This contribution of mine was documented by the “Greek Diver” bimonthly magazine, Apr–May 2007 issue, pages 20–22 
  1. Papachristos IC. [ Smoking & Respiratory System ] (in Greek)  

    Invited Speaker for a 1-hour lecture in the "Laboratory of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology," Aristotle's University School of Medicine in Thessaloniki, Greece on 23 February 2007

    “Health Education Programme” of the Senior High School of the city of Kalampaka (Coordinator: Mrs. M. Kalkani).
  1. Papachristos IC. Smoking & Effects to the Respiratory System ] (in Greek) 

    Invited Speaker for the “Health Education Programme” on “Addictive Substances” of the Senior High School of the city of Kalampaka (Coordinator: Mrs. M. Kalkani).

    Auditorium of the Cultural Centre of the Municipality of Kalampaka, chaired by Prof. D. Psaroulis, MD (Forensic Pathology & Toxicology Dept. in Aristotle's University of Thessaloniki). Kalampaka, Greece 27 Apr 2007
  1. Dinapoyias E, Ganavias L, Katsoulis k, Papachristos IC, Kaltsas A. [ Hemorrhagic Pleural Effusion, Rapidly developing, in a young adult male ] (in Greek)

    2nd Regular MEETING of the Hellenic Society of Respiratory & Occupational Chest Diseases.

    Thessaloniki Medical Association Auditorium. Thessaloniki, Greece 08 Oct 2007
  1. Papachristos IC. Systems of Treating Trauma - war trauma, every day trauma, terror trauma. Are there any systems proven ? ] (in Greek) 

    Invited Speaker in a Round Table Discussion of the Chest Trauma Work Group.

    1st Symposium of Work Groups of the Hellenic Society of Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery. Thessaloniki, Greece 17 Nov 2007

    One can download the Symposium's Final Programme (in Greek) 
  1. Papachristos IC.Lymph Nodal Sampling in surgical treatment of lung cancer ] (in Greek) 

    Invited Speaker in DEBATE with :

    Foroulis C. Radical Lymph Nodal Dissection in surgical treatment of lung cancer.

    Multihospital Postgraduate Lesson organized by the University Dept. of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery (Aristotle's University of Thessaloniki - AHEPA General Hospital). Thessaloniki, Greece 29 May 2008
  1. Papachristos IC. The ESTS Guidelines of Lymph Nodal Staging of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer ] (in Greek) 

    Invited Speaker in a Round Table Discussion on: "Newer Developments in Thoracic Surgery."

    22nd MEDICAL CONFERENCE OF THE HELLENIC ARMED FORCES Thessaloniki, Greece 06 Nov 2008
  1. Papachristos IC. [ Smoking & Effects to the Human Body ] (in Greek)

    Invited Speaker for a 1-hr Lecture at the 7th Senior High School of Trikala.

    Trikala, Greece 12 Dec 2008

    ( for this lecture above-mentioned Senior High School issued the document with ref. 725/23.12.2008 )
  1. Papachristos IC. Chest Trauma: Assessment - Treatment ] (in Greek) 

    Postgraduate Lesson inside the Auditorium of 'The 424 MTGH' (hospital)

    Thessaloniki, Greece 23 Feb 2009
  1. Papachristos IC. Recurrence - Metastasis post pulmonary resections: Treatment Strategies ] (in Greek) 

    Invited Speaker at the 3rd Multihospital Postgraduate Lesson organized by the University Dept. of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery (Aristotle's University of Thessaloniki - AHEPA General Hospital).

    Thessaloniki, Greece 05 Mar 2010
  1. Papachristos I. Lecture on: ‘Pneumothorax  in “Pleural Diseases”.

    Postgraduate “Hands-On Thoracoscopic Workshop” (under the auspices of EACTS & HSCTVS).

    Thessalonki, Greece 12 Mar 2010
  1. Papachristos I. Lecture on: ‘Mesothelioma in “Pleural Diseases”.

    Postgraduate “Hands-On Thoracoscopic Workshop” (under the auspices of EACTS & HSCTVS).

    Thessalonki, Greece 12 Mar 2010
  1. Papachristos IC. Treatment of Pneumothorax ] (in Greek) 

    Invited Speaker in:

    Meeting on “Diseases of the Chest, treated surgically” of the Hellenic Society of Respiratory & Occupational Chest Diseases. Thessaloniki, Greece 05 Feb 2011.

    (One can download the Society's letters about the Meeting  or one can browse the relevant subpage of the Society directly)
  1. [ Trauma ] (in Greek) 

    lesson

    during the 6th semester of the students of the School of Medicine (Aristotle University in Thessaloniki, Greece) inside ‘The 424 MTGH’ on 29.3.2011
  1. [ Tumours of the bronchi - lung ] (in Greek) 

    lesson

    during the 7th semester of the students of the School of Medicine (Aristotle University in Thessaloniki, Greece) inside ‘The 424 MTGH’ on 07.12.2011
  1. [ Chest Trauma ] (in Greek) 

    lesson

    during the 7th semester of the students of the School of Medicine (Aristotle University in Thessaloniki, Greece) inside ‘The 424 MTGH’ on 23.10.2012
  1. [ Tumours of the bronchi - lung ] (in Greek) 

    lesson

    during the 7th semester of the students of the School of Medicine (Aristotle University in Thessaloniki, Greece) inside ‘The 424 MTGH’ on 27.11.2012
  1. [ Trauma ] (in Greek) 

    lesson

    during the 6th semester of the students of the School of Medicine (Aristotle University in Thessaloniki, Greece) inside ‘The 424 MTGH’ on 01.4.2013
  1. Papachristos I. [ Limited thoracic surgical procedures in Oncology ] (in Greek) 

    Invited Speaker in the “LUNG CANCER” Round Table discussion during

    “THE TREATMENT OF CANCER... ...A MATTER OF US ALL” Conference,

    organized by ‘The Oncology Dept. of the 424 TMGH’ & The “Ηellenic Armed Forces Μedical Corps Scientific Association” (alternative translation: ‘Scientific Association of Health Professionals originating from the Armed forces’), under the auspices of the National Society of Oncologists of Greece,

    at the ‘Macedonia Palace’ hotel, in Thessaloniki, Greece, 12 Dec 2014
  1. Papachristos I.C. Thoracic Trauma ] (in Greek)

    Invited Speaker for the

    postgraduate lesson on “WAR TRAUMA”,

    organized by the 1st Dept. of Orthopedics of the Aristotle University in Thessaloniki, under the auspices of the “Orthopedics & Trauma Society of Macedonia Thrace” at the “KEDEA” Congress Centre (AUTH University), Thessaloniki, Greece, on 15 Dec 2015
  1. Papachristos I.C. [ The Proper Framework of Surgical Treatment for the non–small cell Lung Cancer ] (in Greek) 

    Invited Speaker in the

    “Surgical & Procedural Treatment of Lung Cancer” Round Table.

    “LUNG CANCER. DIAGNOSIS & TREATMENT” Conference,

    organized by the “Theageneion” & “AHEPA” hospitals, in collaboration with the Hellenic Cancer Society & the Association of Cancer Patients in Macedonia–Thrace.

    At the “KEDEA” Congress Centre (AUTH University), Thessaloniki, Greece, on 29 Oct 2016
  1. Papachristos I.C. [ The Right to The Truth ] (in Greek) 

    Invited Speaker. 26th MEDICAL CONFERENCE of the Greek ARMED FORCES

    Thessaloniki, Greece, 5 Nov 2016
  1. Papachristos I.C. Thoracic Trauma ] (in Greek) 

    Invited Speaker in the “War Trauma” Round Table.

    26th MEDICAL CONFERENCE of the Greek ARMED FORCES, Thessaloniki, Greece, 5 Nov 2016
  1. Papachristos I.C.: Lobectomy. How should it be undertaken ? Through an OPEN approach ?  

    Invited Speaker in DEBATE with :

    “ Karaiskos Th. Lobectomy. How should it be undertaken ? THORACOSCOPICALLY ( VATS ) ? ”

    “Debates” Round Table.

    The 11th NATIONAL CONGRESS of The HELLENIC SOCIETY OF THORACIC & CARDIOVASCULAR SURGEONS. Thessaloniki, Greece, 25 Nov 2016
  1. Papachristos I. [ The Right to The Truth ] (in Greek) 

    Invited Speaker in the “Psycho–social Aspect of Cancer” Round Table discussion during

    “THE TREATMENT OF CANCER... ...A MATTER OF US ALL” 2nd Conference,

    organized by ‘The Oncology Dept. of the 424 TMGH’ & The “Ηellenic Armed Forces Μedical Corps Scientific Association” (alternative translation: ‘Scientific Association of Health Professionals originating from the Armed forces’),

    at ‘ The Macedonia Palace hotel, ’ in Thessaloniki, Greece, 17 Dec 2016
  1. Papachristos IC. General Principles of Surgical Treatment of Lung Cancer ] (in Greek) 

    Invited Speaker at the 2nd Multihospital Postgraduate Lesson of cardiothoracic surgery,

    organized by the University Dept. of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery (Aristotle's University of Thessaloniki - AHEPA General Hospital).

    Thessaloniki, Greece 13 Janr 2017
  1. Papachristos I. [ The Right to The Truth ] (in Greek) 

    Invited Speaker in the “Neoplasms: the human, the disease and the treatment” Round Table discussion during

    The 7th CONFERENCE on Psycho–social Approach of Medical Care (under the auspices of the 3rd Psychiatric Dept. of the Aristotle University in Thessaloniki and of the School of Medicine of this University),

    at ‘ The Met hotel, ’ in Thessaloniki, Greece, 30 Mar 2017

V. Invited Commentaries

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  1. [ “Barrett's Oesophagus ] ( in Greek )  Session:
    Papachristos IC invited to comment along with: Douzinas M, Melacroinou M, Chevas A, Kritikos N.
    The 3rd Symposium on "Aortic & Oesophageal Surgery," organised by the Patras University School of Medicine Cardiothoracic Surgery Dept. in Patras, Greece, 5 May 2007
  2. Papaconstantinou C, Belenis I. [ Right Pneumonectomy ] ( in Greek ) .
    Papachristos IC Invited to comment along with Foroulis C, Didilis V, Filippou D.
    Multihospital Postgraduate Symposium on: "Right Pneumonectomy." Aristotle's University of Thessaloniki, Greece 13 Nov 2009
  3. Prof. Axel Rolle. LASERs in pulmonary parenchyma surgery .
    Desimonas N, Titopoulos F, Papachristos IC, Barbetakis N Invited to comment.
    Multihospital Postgraduate lesson organized by the University Dept. of Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery. Aristotle's University of Thessaloniki, Greece 03 Feb 2012
  4. Nick Baltayannis. [ Hybrid Trachea. Where do we stand today? ] ( in Greek ) .
    Ioannis Papachristos invited to comment. Session of the ‘New Technologies’ Work Group (12.4.2014, 08:00-10:00' AM) during the
    6th Symposium of The Work Groups of the National ‘Hellenic Society of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgeons’. Larissa, Greece, 11-12 Apr 2014.
  5. K. Athanassiadi, G. Tagarakis. [ History - Technological Developments in Thoracic Surgery. From Hippocratic Surgery towards robotics-assisted Thoracic Surgery ] (in Greek ) .
    D. Filippou, P. Zarogoulidis, I.C. Papachristos, J. Angel, K. Tsakiridis Invited to comment.
    6th Multihospital Postgraduate lesson in 2016 organized by the University Dept. of Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery. Aristotle's University of Thessaloniki, Greece 03 Jun 2016.
  6. Chest Wall ] ( in Greek ) session (17:30 — 19:00 hrs) chaired by: V. Vassileiades, I. Drositis, A. Dountsis. Speakers: Ath. Stamatelopoulos, Ch. Zissis, P. Tomos, N. Dessimonas.
    D. Garbis & I. Papachristos : Invited to comment.
    The 11th National Greek Conference of Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery. Thessaloniki, Greece, 26 Nov 2016
  7. G. Tagarakis, E. Demiri, S. Tsangaropoulos, I. Karakasidis. Chest Wall Surgery ] ( in Greek ) .
    I. Tzitzikas, P. Makrantonakis, D. Filippou, I.C. Papachristos, A. Chevas, C. Papakonstantinou Invited to comment
    4th Multihospital Postgraduate lesson in 2016–17 organized by the University Dept. of Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery. Aristotle's University of Thessaloniki, Greece 03 Mar 2017.
  8. “Nursing challenges whilst caregiving to lung cancer patients” Session (in Greek, March 19, 2017, 09:00' — 11:30' hrs), chaired by: C. Dimoni, A. Agapidou.
    O. Kofidou :  The patient and his family members facing diagnosis and treatment for lung cancer: guiding patients through a journey of uncertainty. 
    Invited to comment : I.C. Papachristos, MD 
     Diagnostic & therapeutic Techniques for Lung Cancer  Symposium. Porto Palace hotel, Thessaloniki, Greece, 19 Mar 2017
  9. Kleontas Ath. [ Up to date: The role of Surgery in NSCLC with infiltration of ipsilateral mediastinal lymph nodes. ] ( in Greek )
    I.C. Papachristos  , J. Angel, S. Baca invited to comment.
    12th Meeting of the Thoracic Surgery Work Group of the Hellenic Society of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeons. Scientific Programme on:
    NSCLC: N2 Disease and radical mediastinal lymph nodal dissection
    Vergina auditorium, Interbalkan Medical Centre, Thessaloniki, Greece, 22 Sep 2017
  10. A. Dountsis, T. Karaiskos, C. Foroulis, N. Desimonas. A. Antoniou, A. Kleontas. [ Complications in Thoracic Surgery: prevention & treatment ] ( in Greek ) .
    K. Athanassiadi, I.C. Papachristos, D. Filippou, C. Papakonstantinou Invited to comment
    2nd Multihospital Postgraduate lesson in 2017–18 organized by the University Dept. of Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery. Aristotle's University of Thessaloniki, Greece 12 Jan 2018.
  11. G Arsos, G Philippou, K. Iliadis, S. Tsangaropoulos. Developments in Thoracic Surgery ] ( in Greek ) .
    T. Kontakiotis, J. Angel, A. Vaghionas, I.C. Papachristos, D. Filippou, C. Papaconstantinou Invited to comment
    6th Multihospital Postgraduate lesson in 2017–18 organized by the University Dept. of Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery. Aristotle's University of Thessaloniki, Greece 01 Jun 2018.
    Video available

VI. Sessions chaired

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  1. Session VI. “Surgeon vs. Oncologist: Lung Cancer and single extrathoracic metastasis – Is there evidence for surgery?” Chairmen: R. Berrisford (Exeter), I. Papachristos (Thessaloniki). The 2nd Spring Meeting of the ESTS, Athens, 2 Apr 2005
    One can download the: Programme of the 2nd ESTS Spring Meeting 
  2. Oral Presentations 15:30 – 17:00' hrs. Chairmen: Dahambre T, Papachristos IC, Filippou D. The 6th National Greek Conference of Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery. Thessaloniki, Greece 10 Nov 2006
    One can download the: Final Programme of the Conference 
  3. Thoracic Surgery Presetations 08:30 – 09:30' hrs. Chairmen: Capt. M. Douzinas, HN, Lt.Col. I. Papachristos. The 21st Medical Conference of Hellenic Armed Forces, Thessaloniki, Greece 26 Nov 2006
    One can download the: Final Programme of the Conference 
  4. Thoracic Surgey & Neurosurgery Presentations 09:00 – 09:30' hrs. Chairmen: Lt.Col. D. Giannetopoulos, Lt.Col. I. Papachristos. The 22nd Medical Conference of the Hellenic Armed Forces Thessaloniki, Greece 6 Nov 2008
    One can download the: Final Programme of the Conference 
  5. Oral Presentations 09:00 – 10:00' hrs. Chairmen: Skottis I, Papachristos I. The 7th National Greek Conference of Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery. Thessaloniki, Greece, 28 Nov 2008
    One can download the: Final Programme of the Conference 
  6. Thoracic Surgery Presentations. Chairmen: Gen. P. Drosinopoulos (ret), Lt.Col. I. Papachristos. The 24th Medical Conference of the Hellenic Armed Forces Thessaloniki 19 Oct 2012
    One can download the: Final Programme of the 24th Conference . There is also a photograph of this session's chairpersons available.
  7. “Major Complications post thoracic surgical procedures” Round Table 08:30 – 09:55' hrs. Chairmen: Lioulias A, Siafakas K, Papachristos I. The 10th Congress of the Hellenic Society of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeons and The 1st World Meeting of the Hellenic Cardiothoracic Diaspora. Athens, Greece 21 Nov 2014
    One can download the: Final Programme of the Conference 
  8. Lecture on “Thoracoscopic Thymectomy” 16:00 - 16:30' hrs. Chairman: Col. I. C . Papachristos. The 25th Medical Conference of the Hellenic Armed Forces Thessaloniki, Greece 29 Nov 2014
    One can download the: correspondence and Programme of the Conference .
  9. “Modern techniques in NSCLC ‑ Surgical management” Round Table 16:30 - 18:45' hrs. Chairmen: D. Filippou, I. Papachristos, C. Foroulis. 2nd Symposium “Lung Cancer: from diagnosis to treatment, The Met hotel, Thessaloniki, Greece 14 Nov 2015.
    One can download the: correspondence and Programme of the Conference .
  10. “Surgical Approach to Pleural Mesothelioma” Round Table, at 13:00 — 14:30 hrs. Chairmen: Ch. Foroulis, K. Tsakiridis, I.C. Papachristos. The 1st International Course in Mesothelioma. Auditorium inside the Interbalkan Medical Centre, Thessaloniki, Greece 22 Oct 2016
    One can download the Programme 

VII. Membership in Committees (Scientific or Organizing) of Conferences

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  1. Organizing Committee of the 4th National Greek & 1st Balkan Conference of Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery. Cos Isl., Greece 05-08 Sep 2003
    You can download the: Programme of the Conference with its Organizing Committee's members 
  2. Organizing Committee of the 7th National Greek Conference of Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery, Thessaloniki, Greece, 28–30 Nov 2008
    You can download the: Programme of the Conference with its Organizing Committee's members 
  3. Scientific Committee of the 24th Medical Conference of the Hellenic Armed Forces Thessaloniki 18–20 Oct 2012
    You can download the: Programme of the Conference with its Scientific Committee's members 
  4. Scientific Committee of the 9th National Greek Conference of Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery, Thessaloniki, Greece, 23–24 Nov 2012
    You can download the: Programme of the Conference with its Scientific Committee's members 
  5. Advisory Committee of The 10th Congress of the Hellenic Society of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeons and The 1st World Meeting of the Hellenic Cardiothoracic Diaspora. Athens, Greece 20 - 22 Nov 2014
    One can download the: Final Programme of the Conference with its Advisory Committee's members 
  6. Scientific Committee of the 25th Medical Conference of the Hellenic Armed Forces Thessaloniki 27–29 Nov 2014
    You can download the: correspondence and Programme 
  7. Scientific Committee of the 26th Medical Conference of the Hellenic Armed Forces Thessaloniki 03–05 Nov 2016
    You can download the correspondence and Programme 
  8. Organizing Committee of the 11th National Greek Conference of Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery, Thessaloniki, Greece, 24–26 Nov 2016
    You can download the: Programme of the Conference with its Organizing Committee's members 

VIII. Reviewer of papers submitted to Conferences

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  1. Abstracts' Reviewer: The 16th European Conference on General Thoracic Surgery, organized by ESTS in Bologna, Italy, 8–11 Jun 2008 ( external link )
  2. Abstracts' Reviewer: The 17th European Conference on General Thoracic Surgery, organized by ESTS in Krakow, Poland, 31 May–3 Jun 2009 ( external link )
  3. Abstracts' Reviewer: The 18th European Conference on General Thoracic Surgery, organized by ESTS in Valladolid, Spain, 30 May–2 Jun 2010 ( external link )
  4. Abstracts' Reviewer: The 25th Medical Conference of the Hellenic Armed Forces Thessaloniki 27–29 Nov 2014
    You can download the: correspondence and Programme 

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