Doctor

Bairaktaris Andreas

Education:

1975 – 1982   –  Medical studies, Ruhr-University of Bochum και University of Essen

27/04/1982  –  Medical Degree, (University of Bochum).

Specialty:

1982 – 1989  –  Surgical Specialty, Clinic AugustaKrankenanstalten Bochum (Director Prof. Dr. med. John) and Martin-Luther-Krankenhaus Bochum-Wattenscheid (Director Dr. med. Volk)

15/04/1989   –  Surgery Licence to practice profession (Ärztekammer Westfallen-Lippe)

01/1990-04/1992  –  Clinic for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Medicine, Heart and Diabetes Center North-Rhine Westphalia, Bad Oeynhausen (Director Prof. Dr. med. Reiner Körfer)

Clinical experience:

1982 – 1988 –  Augusta-Krankenanstalten Bochum, General Surgery Residency

1988 – 1989 –  Martin-Luther-Krankenhaus Bochum-Wattenscheid, General Surgery Residency

1990 – 1992 –  Heart and Diabetes Center NRW, University of Bochum, Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency

1992 – 1994    Bergmannsheil Hospital Bochum, Cardiothoracic Surgery Deputy Director

1994 – 6/2005 –  Cardiothoracic Surgery Staff

7/2005 – 2010   Heart and Diabetes Center NRW Bad Oeynhausen, University of Bochum, Deputy Director Cardiothoracic Surgery

2010 – 2015    Onassis Cardiac Surgery Center, Director Cardiothoracic Surgery-Transplantation Services.

2016 –   Mediterraneo, Director Cardiac Surgery

Scientific activity :

  1. Antegrade or Retrograde Cerebral Perfusion in Ascending Aorta and  Hemiarch Surgery? A Propensity-Matched Analysis. Perreas K, Samanidis G, Thanopoulos A, Georgiopoulos G, Antoniou T, Khoury M, Michalis A, Bairaktaris A. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Jan;101(1):146-52. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.06.029.
  2.  Early onset of prosthesis failure after aortic valve replacement. Karangelis D, Fragoulis S, Bairaktaris A. Perfusion. 2015 May;30(4):345-8. doi: 10.1177/0267659114554328.
  3.  Current trends in cannulation and neuroprotection during surgery of  the aortic arch in Europe. De Paulis R, Czerny M, Weltert L, Bavaria J, Borger MA, Carrel TP, Etz CD, Grimm M, Loubani M, Pacini D, Resch T, Urbanski PP, Weigang E; EACTS Vascular Domain Group. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2015 May;47(5):917-23. doi: 10.1093/ejcts/ezu284.
  4.  Inhaled nitric oxide plus iloprost in the setting of post-left assist  device right heart dysfunction. Antoniou T, Prokakis C, Athanasopoulos G, Thanopoulos A, Rellia P, Zarkalis D, Kogerakis N, Koletsis EN, Bairaktaris A. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Sep;94(3):792-8. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2012.04.046.
  5. Thrombosis of the ascending aorta during mechanical circulatory  support in a patient with cardiogenic shock. Leontiadis E, Koertke H, Bairaktaris A, Koerfer R. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2010 Oct;11(4):510-1. doi: 10.1510/icvts.2010.240689.
  6. Reoperation for ascending aorta and total arch replacement  combined with patent ductus arteriosus closure in a child with marfan  syndrome. Leontiadis E, Bairaktaris A. Hellenic J Cardiol. 2010 Jul-Aug;51(4):356-7.
  7. Pitfalls in catheter-based interventions to treat paravalvular leaks. Bairaktaris A, Haas NA, Seifert D, Schaeffler R, Koertke H, Schenk S, Koerfer R.J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2008 Oct;136(4):1076-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2007.08.084.
  8. Coskun ST, Coskun KO, Popov AF, Bockhorst K, Blanz U, Bairaktaris A, Koerfer R. Reoperations in adults after correction of tetralogy of Fallot. ASAIO J. 2008;54(5):556-7
  9. Bairaktaris A, Schenk S, Grimmig O, Koerfer R. Surgical correction of a giant aneurysm of the left main artery. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2008; 34(3): 668
  10. Daliakopoulos SI, Bairaktaris A, Papadimitriou D, Pappas P. Gigantic retroperitoneal hematoma as a complication of anticoagulation therapy with heparin in therapeutic doses: a case report. J Med case reports. 2008; 2:162
  11. Leontiadis E, Sarikouch S, Bairaktaris A, Korfer R.Recurrent massive aneurysm of the ascending aorta after aortic root replacement with inclusion cylinder technique. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2008; 33(6):1142
  12. Tjang YS, Stenlund H, Tenderich G, Hornik L, Bairaktaris A, Korfer R. Risk factor analysis in pediatric heart transplanttaion. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2008; 27(4):408-415
  13. Eitz T, Schenk S, Fritsche D, Bairaktaris A, Wagner O, Koertke H, Koerfer R. International normalized ratio self-management lowers the risk of thromboembolic events after prosthetic heart valve replacement. Ann Thorac Surg. 2008; 85(3):949-954
  14. Coskun TS, Coskun OK, El Arousy M, Blanz U, Bockhorst K, Bairaktaris A, Kececioglou D, Korfer R. Surgical repair of congenital supravalvular aortic stenosis in the adult. ASAIO J. 2007; 53 (6): e5-6
  15. Coskun TS, Coskun OK, El Arousy M, Blanz U, Bockhorst K, Tenderich G, Bairaktaris A, Kececioglou D, Korfer R. Heart transplantation after Fontan procedure in adults. ASAIO J. 2007; 53(6): e3-4
  16. Tjang YS, Blanz U, Hornik L, Tenderich G, Morshuis M, Stenlund H, Bairaktaris A, Korfer R. Heart transplantation in children: clinical outcomes in a single center. Ann Thorac Surg. 2007: 84(5):1640-4
  17. Tjang YS, Tenderich G, Hornik L, Wlost S, Bairaktaris A, Korfer R. Long-term experiences on cardiac retransplantation in adults. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2007; 32(6): 923-5
  18. Leontiadis E, Bairaktaris A, Korfer R. Left ventricular pseudoaneurysm following surgical revascularization. Clin Cardiol 2007; Sep 5 [Epub ahead of print]
  19. Coskun KO, Coskun ST, El Arousy M, Amin Parsa M, Schulz U, Deyerling W, Tenderich G, Bairaktaris A, Korfer R. Cardiac surgery after heart transplantation: coronary artery bypass grafting and heart valve replacement. Heart Surg Forum 2007;10(2):E110-4
  20. Reiss N, Schuett U, Kemper M, Bairaktaris A, Korfer R. New method of sternal closure after vacuum-assisted therapy in deep sternal infections after cardiac surgery. Ann Thorac Surg 2007; 83(6):2246-7
  21. Reiss N, Seifert D, Koertke H, Hoffmann-Koch A, Kleikamp G, Bairaktaris A, Korfer R. Initial experience with the Medtronic ADVANTAGE valve prothesis in the mitral position-clinical outcome and analysis of complications. Thorac Cardiovasc surg 2007;55(3):149-55
  22. Coskun O, Parsa A, Coskun T, El Arousy M, Blanz U, Von Knyphausen E, Sandica E, Tenderich G, Knobl H, Bairaktaris A, Kececioglu D, Korfer R. Outcome of heart transplantation in pediatric recipients: experience with 128 patients. ASAIO J. 2007;53(1):107-10
  1. Coskun O, Coskun T, El Arousy M, Parsa MA, Reiss N, Blanz U, Von Knyphausen E, Sandica E, Schulz U, Knobl H, Tenderich G, Bairaktaris A, Kececioglu D, Korfer R. Heart transplantation in adults with congenital heart disease: experience with 15 patients. ASAIO J. 2007; 53(1): 103-6
  2. Coskun O, Coskun T, Arusoglou L, Fuchs U, El-Arousy M, Liewald C, Kortke H, Tebbe U, Bairaktaris A, Korfer R. Papillary fibroelastoma of the ascending aorta presenting with cardiogenic shock. Minerva Cardioangiol. 2006;54(6): 783-7
  3. Coskun KO, Coskun ST, El Arousy M, Aminparsa M, Hornik L, Blanz U, Bairaktaris A, Kececioglou D, Korfer R. Pediatric patients with Kawasaki disease and a case report of Kitamura operation. ASAIO J. 2006; 52(6):e43-7
  4. Coskun KO, Bairaktaris A, Coskun ST, El Arousy M, Aminparsa M, Kortke H, Korfer R. Aortico-left ventricular tunnel, an unusual congenital cardiac anomaly in the adult: application of a new operative technique. ASAIO J. 2006; 52(6):e40-2
  5. Coskun KO, Coskun ST, El Arousy M, Parsa MA, Beinert B, Kortke H, Bairaktaris A, Sabin GV, Korfer R. Acute myocardial infarction in a young adult: a case report and literature review. ASAIO J. 2006; 42(5): 605-7
  6. Reiss N, Blanz U, Breymann T, Kind K, Bairaktaris A, Korfer R. Mechanical valve replacement of the systemic atrioventricular valve in children. ASAIO J. 2006; 52(5): 559-61
  7. Reiss N, El-Banayosy A, Arusoglou L, Blanz U, Bairaktaris A, Korfer R. Acute fulminant myocarditis in children and adolescents: the role of mechanical circulatory assist. ASAIO J. 2006; 52(2): 211-4
  8. Yoda M, Minami K, Fritsche D, Bairaktaris A, Korfer R. Anterolateral right thoracotomy for mitral valve procedure after previous coronary artery bypass grafting with functional internal mammary grafts. J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 2005; 46(1): 51-4
  9. Tenderich G, Koerner MM, Stuettgen B, Mirow N, Arusoglou L, Morshuis M, Bairaktaris A, Minami K, Koerfer R. Pre-existing elevated pulmonary vascular resistance: long-term hemodynmic follow-up and outcome of recipients after orthotopic heart transplantation. J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 2000; 41(2):215-9
  10. Kortke H, Minami K, Bairaktaris A, Wagner O, Korfer R. INR self-management following mechanical heart valve replacement. J Thromb Thrombolysis 2000; 9 Suppl 1:S41-5
  11. Minami K, Fukahara K, Boethig D, Bairaktaris A, Fritsche D, Korfer R. long-term results of simultaneous carotid endarterectomy and myocardial revascularization with cardiopulmonary bypass used for both procedures. J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 2000; 119 (4 Pt 1): 764-73
  12. Tenderich G, Koerner MM, Stuettgen B, Arusoglu L, Bairaktaris A, Hornik L, Wlost S, Mirow N, Minami K, Korfer R. Extended donor criteria : hemodynamic follow-up of heart transplant recipients receiving a cardiac allograft from donors > or = 60 years of age. Transplantation 1998; 66(8): 1109-13
  13. Koerner MM, Tenderich G, Baller D, Mannebach H, Minami K, Arusoglou L, Mirow N, Bairaktaris A, Breymann T, Korfer R. Accepting prolonged ischemia times for the donor heart. Transplant Proc. 1997; 29(8): 3662-3
  14. Minami K, Bairaktaris A, Murray E, Weitkemper H, Dramburg W, Korfewr R. Pulsatile and nonpulsatile extracorporeal circulation using Capiox E terumo oxygenator: a comparison study with Ultrox and Maxima membrane oxygenators. J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 1997; 38(3): 227-32