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expand  Rank : Professor
ANASTASSIOU EVANGELOS
APOSTOLOPOULOS DIMITRIOS
BEZERIANOS ANASTASIOS
CHRONI ELISABETH
COSTARIDOU LENA
DECAVALAS GEORGE
DRAINAS DENIS
GOGOS CHARALAMPOS
GOURZIS PHILIPPOS
HAHALIS GEORGE
KALOFONOS CHARALAMPOS
KARDAMAKIS DIMITRIOS
KYPREOS KYRIAKOS
LEOTSINIDIS MICHAEL
LYGEROU ZOI
MARKOU KOSTAS
MELACHRINOU MARIA
MOSCHONAS NIKOLAOS
NIKOLOPOULOU VASILIKI
PANAGIOTOPOULOS ILIAS
PERIMENIS PETROS
PETSAS THEODOROS
SIMEONIDIS ANARGIROS
SPIRIDONIDIS ALEXANDROS
STATHOPOULOS CONSTANTINOS
TSOLAKIS IOANNIS
VARVARIGOU ANASTASIA
ZOLOTA VASSILIKI
expand  Rank : Associate Professor
ADONAKIS GEORGE MD
ASSIMAKOPOULOS KONSTANTINOS
ASSIMAKOPOULOU MARTHA
CHEILADAKIS JOHN
CONSTANTOYANNIS CONSTANTINE
DAVLOUROS PERIKLIS
DINOS GEORGE
ELLOUL JOHN
GATZOUNIS GEORGE
GEORGAKOPOULOS CONSTANTINOS
GEORGOPOULOS NEOKLIS
GYFTOPOULOS KONSTANTINOS
HABEOS IOANNIS
KAGADIS GEORGE C.
KAKKOS STAVROS
KALOGEROPOULOU CHRISTINA
KARNABATIDIS DIMITRIOS
KATRIVANOU AGGELIKI
KEHAGIAS IOANNIS
KOUREA ELENI (HELEN)
LIATSIKOS EVAGGELOS
MAROULIS IOANNIS
MASTRONIKOLIS NIKOLAOS
NAKSAKIS STEFANOS
PANAGOPOULOS KONSTANTINOS
PANOS GEORGE
PAPACHATZOPOULOU ADAMANTIA
PAPACHRISTOU DIONYSIOS
PAPADAS THEODOROS
PAPADOPOULOS VASILEIOS
PAPATHEODOROPOULOS KONSTANTINOS
PASMATZI EFSTATHIA
POLIXORONOPOULOS PANAGIOTIS
SAKELLAROPOULOS GEORGE
SKROUBIS GEORGE
SOLOMOU AIKATERINI
STARAKIS IOANNIS
STATHOPOULOS GEORGIOS
THOMOPOULOS KONSTANTINOS
TSOPANOGLOU NIKOS
VANTARAKIS APOSTOLOS
expand  Rank : Assistant Professor
ALEXOPOULOS PANAGIOTIS
BRAVOU VASSILIKI
FLIGKOU FOTEINI
GLIATIS IOANNIS
KARATZA AGGELIKI
KATSANOS KONSTANTINOS
KOLETSIS EFSTRATIOS NIKOLAOS
KOUTRAS AGGELOS
PANAGIOTAKOPOULOS GEORGE
PAPACHRISTOU EVAGGELOS
SOLOMOU-LIOSI ELENA
TSAMANDAS ATHANASSIOS C.
VELISSARIS DIMITRIOS
ZAMPAKIS PETER
expand  Rank : Lecturer
NIKA KONSTANTINA
SYGGELOS SPYROS
Δεν υπάρχει φωτογραφία
GYFTOPOULOS KONSTANTINOS
Rank:Associate Professor
Sector:Division of Basic Medical Sciences II
Clinic/Laboratory:
Department of Anatomy
Knowledge Subject:ANATOMY- UROLOGY
Research Area:• Congenital anomalies of the  genitourinary system
• Basic and clinical research in Prostate Cancer (angiogenesis, lymphangiogenesis, apoptosis, differentiation and sex hormone receptors, retinoids).
• Basic and clinical research in Andrology (Erectile dysfunction and Infertility)
• Basic and clinical research in Pelvic Floor anatomy (voiding dysfunction ,BOO, detrusor overactivity, surgical correction)
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Summary of Curriculum Vitae

Kostis Gyftopoulos was born in Patras, Greece. He received his Diploma in Medicine at the University of Patras Medical School in 1992. He afterwards specialized in General Surgery In Aegion Hospital and continued with his training in the specialty of Urology in Rion University Hospital, Patras, Greece. He completed his PHD thesis at the University of Patras Medical School in 1999. He worked as a Clinical Fellow in Paediatric Urology under the European Association of Urology Scholarship Programme in Southampton University, Dept. of Paediatric Urology, Southampton, UK. He worked as a specialist in Urology at the Chios Regional Hospital and the 401 Army Hospital during his army service. He then received a scholarship from the ESPU program in Paediatric Urology at the Erasmus University Hospital, Rotterdam, The Netherlands. In 2003 he became Lecturer in Anatomy at the Department of Anatomy at the University of Patras Medical School. He currently holds the position of Associate Professor at the Department. He has numerous publications in peer review journals and has been invited as a speaker in many congresses and scientific meetings. He is a reviewer in many peer-review journals (Urology Annals, European Urology, International Journal of Applied and Basic Medical Research, Educational Research, Hellenic Urology., Universal Journal of Education and General Studies (UJEGS), Advances in Sexual Medicine, Cell and Tissue, Case Reports in Medicine). He is also Editor/editorial staff in several electronic journals (Lead Faculty in Urology – WebMedCentral, Member Editor in Global Advanced Research Journal of Educational Research and Review, Editorial Board in Advances in Urology). He is member of many scientific societies (European Association of Urology, Εndourological Society – associate member, European Society for Paediatric Urology – associate member, Council Member in the World Federation of Societies for Paediatric Urology (WOFSPU) and International Pediatric Endosurgery Group (IPEG).

Undergraduate Courses

Postgraduate Courses

Basic Medical Sciences Postgraduate Programme

 Medical Physics Postgraduate Programme

Biomedical Engineering Postgraduate Programme

 Informatics for Life Sciences Postgraduate Programme

Selected Publications

Cellular distribution of retinoic acid receptor-α in benign hyperplastic and malignant human prostates. Comparison with androgen, estrogen and progesterone receptor status. K. Gyftopoulos, G. Sotiropoulou, I. Varakis, G.A. Barbalias. Eur. Urol. 38: 323-330, 2000.

 • Immunohistochemical detection of retinoic acid receptor-a in prostate carcinoma: Correlation with proliferative activity and tumor grade. K. Gyftopoulos, P. Perimenis, G. Sotiropoulou – Bonikou, G. Sakellaropoulos, I. Varakis and G.A. Barbalias. International Urology and Nephrology 32: 263-269, 2000.

 • Effect of subinguinal varicocelectomy on sperm parameters and pregnancy rate: A two-group study. P. Perimenis, S. Markou, K. Gyftopoulos, A. Athanasopoulos, G. Barbalias. European Urology, 39: 322-325, 2001.

• Cyclin E and Ki67 (MIB1) as markers of proliferative activity in human prostate cancers: an immumohistochemical study. K. Gyftopoulos, P. Perimenis, P. Ravazoula, G.A. Barbalias. Urologic Oncology, 6: 249-253, 2001

• The effects of finasteride and cyproterone acetate on hematuria associated with benign prostatic hyperplasia: A prospective, randomised, controlled study. P. Perimenis, K. Gyftopoulos, S. Markou, G. Barbalias. Urology, 59 (3): 373-377, 2002.

 • Bladder dysfunction and the role of urodynamic studies in boys with posterior urethral valves. R. Nijman, K. Gyftopoulos, K. Wolffenbuttel Progr Pediatr Urol Vol 4, 74-93, 2002.

• Clinical and embryological aspects of penile duplication and associated anomalies. K. Gyftopoulos, K. Wolfenbuttel, R. Nijman. Urology 60 (4): 675-679, 2002

 • Combination treatment with an alpha-blocker plus an anticholinergic for bladder outlet obstruction: a prospective, randomized, controlled study. Athanasopoulos A, Gyftopoulos K, Giannitsas K, Fisfis, Perimenis P, Βarbalias G. Journal of Urology, 169(6): 2253-6, 2003

• Clinical correlation of prostatic lithiasis with chronic pelvic pain syndromes in young adults. Geramoutsos, K. Gyftopoulos, P. Perimenis, V. Thanou, D. Liagka, D. Siamblis, G. Barbalias. European Urology, 45: 333-338, 2004

 • Dyspareunia due to short frenulum: the “pull and burn” method. Κ. Gyftopoulos. J Sexual Medicine 2009, 6 (9): 2611-2614.

• Increased expression of Endothelin-1 and its receptors in varicocele. A immunohistochemical study. Gyftopoulos, C. Chondrogianni, E.Papadaki. Fertility & Sterility 2011, 95 (8): 2554-2556.e2

• The angiogenic switch for vascular endothelial growth factor-A (VEGF-A) and cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) in prostatic carcinoma; correlation with microvessel density, androgen receptor content and Gleason grade. Gyftopoulos K, Vourda K, Sakellaropoulos G, Perimenis P, Athanasopoulos A, Papadaki E. Urologia Internationalis 2011, 87 (4): 464-469.

 • Efficacy and preoperative prognostic factors of the autologus fascia rectus sling for the treatment of female stress urinary incontinence. Athanasopoulos, K. Gyftopoulos, E McGuire. Urology, 2011, 78 (5): 1034-1038.

 • The efficacy and safety of topical EMLA cream application for minor surgery of the penis. Kostis Gyftopoulos. Urology Annals 2012, 4 (3): pp. 145-149

• The expression of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor-C correlates with lymphatic microvessel density and lymph node metastasis in prostate carcinoma. A immunohistochemical study. Lilis Ioannis, Papadaki Helen, Kourea Helen, Gyftopoulos Kostis. Urology Annals, in press.

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