Democritus University of Thrace

Democritus University of Thrace

Democritus University of Thrace, School of Medicine
Dragana Region, University Campus of Alexandroupolis
68100 Alexandroupolis
Greece
DUTH

Lead Investigator

MD, PhD, FESO Georgios Tsivgoulis

MD, PhD, FESO Georgios Tsivgoulis
Lecturer of Neurology, School of Medicine, Democritus University of Thrace
+30 6937178635
+30 2551030479

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Project Staff

MD, PhD Ioannis Heliopoulos
Associate Professor of Neurology
School of Medicine, Democritus University of Thrace
+30 6944427420
+30 2551030479
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MD, PhD Konstantinos Vadikolias
Assistant Professor of Neurology, School of Medicine, Democritus University of Thrace
+30 6972699035
+30 2551030479
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stegmann(at)neuro.mpg.de

MD, PhD Vasilios Papaioannou
Assistant Professor of Intensive Care Medicine, School of Medicine, Democritus University of Thrace
+30 6942551414
+30 2551075083
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stegmann(at)neuro.mpg.de

MD, PhD Christos Dragoumanis
Assistant Professor of Intensive Care Medicine, School of Medicine, Democritus University of Thrace
+30 6947825395
+30 2551075083
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MD, PhD Ioannis Pneumatikos
Professor and Director of Intensive Care Medicine, School of Medicine, Democritus University of Thrace
+30 25510-75081
+30 25510-30423
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Soultana Tsakaldimi, MD, (Resident of Neurology, Department of Neurology Democritus University of Thrace)

Maria Flamouridou, MD, (Resident of Neurology, Department of Neurology Democritus University of Thrace)

Athina Mitsoglou, MD, (Resident of Neurology, Department of Neurology Democritus University of Thrace)

Pavlos Dalos, MD, (Resident of Neurology, Department of Neurology Democritus University of Thrace)

Dionisia Delaporta, MD(Resident of Neurology, Department of Neurology Democritus University of Thrace)

Institute Presentation

The University Hospital of Alexandroupolis of Democritus University of Thrace represents the largest academic hospital in North-Eastern Greece and one of the 5 most important centres in Greece. The University Hospital of Alexandroupolis of Democritus University of Thrace is a reference centre for a catchment area of 700,000 people and attends 700 stroke patients every year. The Department of Neurology of Democritus University of Thrace is a well-known and internationally recognized Stroke Centre with a high level infrastructure and resources including 24 hour MRI/MRA and angio suite availability, 24/7 on-call stroke neurologist, 24/7 neurosonologist for carotid ultrasound, Transcranial Doppler Sonography (TCD) and Transcranial Color Coded Sonography (TCCS). The Stroke Unit (four beds) of the Department of Neurology of Democritus University of Thrace is located next to Intensive Care and the Cardiovascular Surgery and Neurointensive Care Units of the same Institution. The Department of Neurology, Department of Neurosurgery and the Intensive care Unit of Democritus University of Thrace are the only regional referral centres for hemicraniectomy for patients with malignant MCA infarction, endovascular hypothermia in severe strokes and endovascular hypothermia for Traumatic Brain Injury. The Department of Neurology has a large experience in clinical trials for acute ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke and is among the three institutions in Greece who have been treating acute ischemic stroke patients with intravenous thrombolysis for the past few years.

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