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Karydis Nikolaos, Assistant Professor

Karydis Nikolaos

Sector: Division of Surgery

Clinic/Laboratory: Department of Surgery

Knowledge Subject: General Surgery - Abdominal Organ Transplantation

Research Area: Kidney transplantation, Pancreas transplantation, Uterus transplantation, laparoscopic donor nephrectomy, vascular access for haemodialysis

University of Patras, School of Medicine Department of Surgery University Hospital of Patras, Building A, 2nd Floor


Summary of Curriculum Vitae

- University of Athens, Medical School (1996-2003)


- General Surgery resident, Laiko University Hospital, Athens (2005-2011)


- Senior Clinical Fellow in Hepato-Pancreatico-Biliary and Transplant Surgery, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK (2012-2013)


- Clinical Fellow in Transplant and Vascular Access Surgery, Guy's Hospital, London, UK (2013-2014)


- Consultant Transplant and Vascular Access Surgeon, Guy's Hospital, London, UK (2014-2021)


- Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer, King's College London, London, UK (2016-2021)


- Assistant Professor in General and Transplant Surgery, Patras University Hospital, Rio, Greece

  Surgical Lead for Abdominal Organ Transplantation (2021-)


Undergraduate Courses

Selected Publications

Callaghan CJ, Ibrahim M, Counter C, Casey J, Friend PJ, Watson CJE, Karydis
N. Outcomes after simultaneous pancreas-kidney transplantation from donation
after circulatory death donors: A UK registry analysis. Am J Transplant. 2021
Nov;21(11):3673-3683. doi: 10.1111/ajt.16604. Epub 2021 Jun 28. PMID: 33870619.

Punjala SR, Adamjee Q, Silas L, Gökmen R, Karydis N. Weight trends in living
kidney donors suggest predonation counselling alone lacks a sustainable effect
on weight loss: a single centre cohort study. Transpl Int. 2021
Mar;34(3):514-524. doi: 10.1111/tri.13816. Epub 2021 Feb 3. PMID: 33423338.

Karydis N, Bevis P, Beckitt T, Silverberg D, Halak M, Calder F. An Implanted
Blood Vessel Support Device for Arteriovenous Fistulas: A Randomized Controlled
Trial. Am J Kidney Dis. 2020 Jan;75(1):45-53. doi: 10.1053/j.ajkd.2019.05.023.
Epub 2019 Aug 22. PMID: 31447072.

Gogalniceanu P, Kessaris N, Karydis N, Calder F, Mamode N. Responding to
Unexpected Crises - The Role of Surgical Leadership. Ann Surg. 2020
Dec;272(6):937-938. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000004205. PMID: 33074872.

Kristek J, Johannesson L, Testa G, Chmel R, Olausson M, Kvarnström N, Karydis
N, Fronek J. Limited Availability of Deceased Uterus Donors: A Transatlantic
Perspective. Transplantation. 2019 Dec;103(12):2449-2452. doi:
10.1097/TP.0000000000002830. PMID: 31764888.

Kingsmore DB, Stevenson KS, Jackson A, Desai SS, Thompson P, Karydis N,
Franchin M, White B, Tozzi M, Isaak A. Arteriovenous Access Graft Infection:
Standards of Reporting and Implications for Comparative Data Analysis. Ann Vasc
Surg. 2020 Feb;63:391-398. doi: 10.1016/j.avsg.2019.08.081. Epub 2019 Oct 15.
PMID: 31626937.

Mittal S, Adamusiak A, Horsfield C, Loukopoulos I, Karydis N, Kessaris N,
Drage M, Olsburgh J, Watson CJ, Callaghan CJ. A Re-evaluation of Discarded
Deceased Donor Kidneys in the UK: Are Usable Organs Still Being Discarded?
Transplantation. 2017 Jul;101(7):1698-1703. doi: 10.1097/TP.0000000000001542.
PMID: 27779574.

Nolan E, Karydis N, Drage M, Hilton R. First UK case report of kidney
transplantation from an HIV-infected deceased donor to two HIV-infected
recipients. Clin Kidney J. 2018 Apr;11(2):289-291. doi: 10.1093/ckj/sfx109. Epub
2017 Sep 18. PMID: 29644073; PMCID: PMC5888561.