Kalakonas Apostolos Andreas

PERSONAL DATA
Address: M.Alexandrou 25a
Telephone: +306973510018
Fax: +302310843108
E-mail: apostoliskal@gmail.com
Nationality: Hellenic
Date of birth: February 11th 1978

STUDIES EDUCATION
Time period: October 1995 - October 2002
Education body: Pavia University Italy Faculty of Medicine
Title: Degree in Medicine (98/110)
Dissertation: Hyperlipoproteinemia Lp(a). Therapeutic approach Supervising professor D.Geroldi

Time period: November 2002 - April 2003
Education body: Policlinico San Matteo Pavia. Six-month postgraduate training in Pathology, Surgery, Pediatrics and Gynecology Clinic and at the Emergency Department

Body: July 2003. Pavia University Italy. Medical license after examinations.

Time period: June 2013
Education body: European Resuscitation Council
Title: ALS Course

Time period: April 2010
Education body: Advanced Life Support Group UK
Title: APLS

Time period: October 2006 - July 2011
Education body: 424 Army General Hospital
Title: Specialized Anesthesiologist

Time period: January 2012 - January 2014
Education body: Papageorgiou General Hospital of Thessaloniki
Title: Specialized intensive care specialist

WORK EXPERIENCE
Time period: December 2003 - March 2004 
Institution: General Prefectural Hospital of Serres
Position: Rural Service Doctor (Three-month training)

Time period: May 2004 - May 2005 
Institution: Medical Center of Nea Zichni P.I Gazorou
Position: Rural Service Doctor

Time period: May 2005 - May 2006 
Institution: Hellenic Navy
Position: Petty officer Doctor

Time period: October 2006 - July 2011
Institution: 424 Army General Hospital
Position: Trainee Anesthesiologist

Time period: September 2011 - January 2012
Institution: Self-employed
Position: Specialized anesthesiologist

Time period: January 2012 - January 2014
Institution: Papageorgiou General Hospital of Thessaloniki
Position: Trainee intensive care specialist

Time period: January 2014 up to today 
Institution: Self-employed - Collaborator with Euromedica Kyanous Stavros Thessaloniki
Position: Specialized anesthesiologist - intensive care specialist

CONFERENCES
Conference: 4th Northern Greek Cardiology Conference 20-22 May 2004
Organizer: Cardiological Society of Northern Greece

Conference: 8th Conference of Anesthesiology and Intensive Medicine 30 September - 3 October 2004
Organizer: Society of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care of Northern Greece

Conference: 17th Panhellenic Conference of Anesthesiology 9-13 May 2007
Organizer: Hellenic Society of Anesthesiology

Conference: Euroanesthesia 2008 Meeting 31 May-3 June 2008
Organizer: European Society of Anesthesiology

Conference: Annual Conference Intramedullary Nailings  25-27 January 2008
Organizer: Hellenic College of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Conference: 10th Conference of Anesthesiology and Intensive Medicine 6-9 th September 2008
Organizer: Society of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care of Northern Greece

Conference: 18th Panhellenic Conference of Anesthesiology 6-10 May 2009
Organizer: Hellenic Society of Anesthesiology

Conference: Euroanesthesia 2009 Meeting 6-9 June 2009
Organizer: European Society of Anesthesiology

Conference: 11th Conference of Anesthesiology and Intensive Medicine 9-12 th September 2010
Organizer: Society of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care of Northern Greece

Conference: 13th Panhellenic Conference of Intensive Care 5-7 November 2010
Organizer: Hellenic Society for Intensive Care

Conference: 32nd International Symposium on Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine 20-23 March 2012
Organizer: Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine of Erasme University Hospital, Universite Libre de Bruxelles

PAPERS AT GREEK SEMINARS
Conference: 18th Panhellenic Conference of Anesthesiology 6-10 May 2009
Paper: Kalakonas A, Chotoumanidis Ch, Chaintoutis Ch, Chalkeidis O, Chatzopoulos E. The use of motor evoked potentials (ΜΕΡ) in neurosurgery incidents. A serious complication

Conference: 18th Panhellenic Conference of Anesthesiology 6-10 May 2009
Paper: Chotoumanidis Ch, Kalakonas A, Kareklas M, Vasileiou V.   Presentation of a DIQUAT poisoning incident

Conference: 18th Panhellenic Conference of Anesthesiology 6-10 May 2009
Paper: Kalakonas A, Chotoumanidis Ch, Triantafyllou Ch, Chalkeidis O, Chatzopoulos E. The use of ultrasounds for the placement of central venous catheters. Our experience

Conference: 11th Conference of Anesthesiology and Intensive Medicine 9-12 September 2010
Paper: Kalakonas A, Chaintoutis Ch, Bampzelis A, Vemvetsou A, Chatzopoulos E. Comparison of intraarticular administration of local anesthetics and femoral block for knee arthroscopy. Quality of intraoperative and postoperative analgesia.

Conference: 13th Panhellenic Conference of Intensive Care
Paper: Arvaniti K, Kalakonas Α, Lathyris D, Makrakis V, Anagnostou N, Kiriklidou P, Tsakiris D, Matamis D. Acute renal failure in intensive care unit patients- epidemiology, treatment and outcome: a prospective 9-year study

Conference: 13th Panhellenic Conference of Intensive Care
Paper: Arvaniti K, Kalakonas Α, Lathyris D, Makrakis V, Anagnostou N, Kiriklidou P, Tsakiris D, Matamis D. Acute renal failure in intensive care unit patients: prognostic factors for mortality

PAPERS AT INTERNATIONAL SEMINARS
Conference: 24th Annual Congress European Society of Intensive Care Medicine
Paper: K. Arvaniti, A. Kalakonas, D. Lathyris, V. Makrakis, N. Anagnostou, P. Kiriklidou, D. Tsakiris, D. Matamis Acute renal failure in intensive care unit patients: causes,outcome and prognostic factors for ICU mortality; a prospective, 9-year study

Conference: 10th Bantao Congress 
Paper: P. Kyriklidou, N. Anagnostou,  P. Pateinakis, K. Arvaniti, A. Kalakonas, E. Manou,  I. Minasidis, D. Matamis, D. Tsakiris Acute renal failure in intensive care unit patients: epidemiology, treatment and outcome; a 9-year prospective study

Conference: 25th Annual Congress European Society of Intensive Care Medicine
Paper: Ε.Koco, G.Minas, P.Chatzaras, A.Kalakonas, V.Makrakis, C.Chaidoutis, M.Tsagourias, D.Matamis A diaphragm sonography study of alterations in breathing pattern induced by switch from nasal to oral breathing.

Conference: 26th Annual Congress European Society of Intensive Care Medicine
Paper: E. Soilemezi, A. Kalakonas, I. Schiza, A. Pitsoulis, E. Kotco, D. Matamis A sonographic study on the effects of peep on diaphragmatic kinetics in healthy volunteers.

Conference: 27th Annual Congress European Society of Intensive Care Medicine 
Paper: K. Arvaniti, M.Topalidou,  A. Kalakonas, V.Papadopoulos, A.Pitsoulis, A.Karagianni, V.Papageorgiou, C.Pasvanti, A.Kioumi, D. Matamis Major bleeding in surgical ICU patients: early identification of coagulation abnormalities, their prognostic value and impact on ICU mortality.

PAPERS AT GREEK & INTERNATIONAL JOURNALS
Journal: Case Rep Clin Pract Rev, 2003; 4(4): 322-325
Paper title: Malignant pericardial effusion and osteosclerotic metastasis in gastric adenocarcinoma
Authors: Emmanouil Peros, Mario N. Piccinni, Enzo Emanuele, Apostolos Kalakonas, Angeliki Smponia, Piercarlo Minoretti, Diego Geroldi

Journal: European Journal of Anaesthesiology 2009, 26:520–536
Paper title: Endotracheal tube cutting during neurosurgical operation
Authors: Omiros Chalkeidis, Apostolos Kalakonas, Christos Chaidutis, Christos Chotoumanidis

Journal: Hellenic Anaesthesiology Volume 42, Issue 4, October-December 2009.
Paper title: Airway management using laryngoscope Airtraq in patient with ankylosing spondylitis
Authors: Kostovolis G, Filippidou M, Kalakonas Α, Chalkeidis O.

Journal: Acta Anaesthesiol Taiwan 2010;48(1):15−20
Paper title: A Comparison Between the Airtraq® and Macintosh Laryngoscopes for Routine Airway Management by Experienced Anesthesiologists: A Randomized Clinical Trial
Authors: Omiros Chalkeidis, Georgios Kotsovolis, Apostolos Kalakonas,Maria Filippidou, Christos Triantafyllou, Dimitris Vaikos, Epaminondas Koutsioumpas

Journal: Middle East J Anesthesiol. 2011 Oct;18(5):793-7.
Paper title: Comparison between ropivacaine 1,5 mg ml-1 plus fentanyl 2 μg ml-1 and ropivacaine 1,5 mg ml-1 plus clonidine 1 μg ml-1 as analgesic solution after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: a randomized clinical trial
Authors: Apostolos Kalakonas, Georgios Kotsovolis, Christos Triantafyllou, Omiros Chalkeidis

PRESENTATIONS AT DAY CONFERENCES
Time period: May 2009
Title: Ultrasounds applications in Anesthesiology.  Ultrasounds applications in peripheral nerves blocks-vascular catheterizations
Organizer: Society of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care of Northern Greece 

Time period: September 2012
Title: Ultrasounds applications in the catheterization of vessels
Organizer: Society of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care of Northern Greece

Time period: November 2012
Title: Incident presentation
Organizer: Hellenic Endocrine Society

WORKSHOPS
Title: XII Cadaver Workshop Neural Blockades on Cadavers February 25-27, 2010
Education body: European Society of Regional Anaesthesia and Pain Therapy

FOREIGN LANGUAGES
Italian
English(First Certificate)
German (Zertifikat)

REFERENCE LETTERS
Chief Medical Officer Chatzopoulos Emmanouil
Director of the Anesthesiology Department
424 Army General Hospital
Ring Road N.Eukarpia Postal Code 56 403
Thessaloniki
Tel. +302310381954

Chief Medical Officer Vasileiou Vasileios
Anesthesiologist-Intensive care specialist
424 Army General Hospital
Ring Road N.Eukarpia Postal Code 56 403
Thessaloniki
Tel. +302310382554

Dimitrios Matamis
Intensive Care Clinic Director
Papageorgiou General Hospital
Ring Road N.Eukarpia Postal Code 56 403
Thessaloniki
Tel.+302313323369