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Ekaterini Nikopoulou - Karagianni


 

Professor


Phone: (+30) 210-746-1164
Email: kkara[at]dent.uoa[dot]gr

Mailing Address:
2 Thivon Str, 115 27, Goudi, Athens, Greece

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Education / Qualifications

  • 1975: Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS), Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
  • 1985: Doctor of Dentistry, School of Dentistry, National and Kapodistrian   University of Athens, Greece.
  • 1988-1989: Research fellow, University of Berne, School of Dental Medicine, Department of Crown and Bridge Prosthetics and Comprehensive Dental Care.

 Academic and professional positions held

  • 1985-1989: Lecturer, Department of Oral Diagnosis & Radiology School of  Dentistry, NKUA.
  • 1988-1989: Postdoctoral Research fellow, University of Berne, School of   Dental  Medicine, Department of Crown and Bridge Prosthetics and  Comprehensive Dental Care.
  • 1989-2000: Assistant Professor, Department of Oral Diagnosis & Radiology  School of Dentistry, NKUA.
  • 2000-2007: Associate Professor, Department of Oral Diagnosis & Radiology  School of Dentistry, NKUA.
  • 2004-present. Director Forensic Odontology Unit, Department of Oral  
  • Diagnosis & Radiology School of Dentistry, NKUA.
  • 2007- present. Professor, Department of Oral Diagnosis & Radiology School of Dentistry, NKUA.
  • 2007-2010: Director of the Section of Oral Pathology & Oral Surgery School of Dentistry, NKUA.
  • 2011-2015 Dean of the Dental School, NKUA, Greece
  • 2015- present Vice Dean of the Dental School, NKUA, Greece

 Academic and professional responsibilities

  • National Representative in the Central Board of the Εuropean Academy of DentoMaxilloFacial Radiology (EADMFR).
  • Member of the Scientific and Research Committee of the Εuropean Academy of DentoMaxilloFacial Radiology (EADMFR).               
  • 1998: Member of the Organizing Committee of the 7th European Congress of Dentomaxillofacial Radiology της International Association of Dento-Maxillofacial Radiology (IADMFR).
  • 1998: Chairman of the Pre-Congress Course Committee of 7th European Congress of Dentomaxillofacial Radiology
  • 1998-2000: Special Secretary of  Hellenic Society of Dentomaxillofacial  Radiology
  • 2000-2003: Vice president of  Hellenic Society of Dentomaxillofacial Radiology
  • 2000: Member of the Organizing Committee of the 7thCongress of Dentomaxillofacial Radiology,
  • 2000: President of the Pre-Congress Course Committee του 7th European Congress of Dentomaxillofacial Radiology
  • 2003 - 2006: President of the Hellenic Society of Dentomaxillofacial Radiology
  • 2006-present. Member of the board of the Hellenic Society of Dentomaxillofacial  Radiology
  • 2003. Member of the Organizing Committee of the 2nd European IOFOS (International Organisation of Forensic Odontostomatology).
  • 2003. Member of the Library Committee, Dental School, University of Athens
  • 2004 -2016. Deputy member of the Postgraduate Curriculum Committee,  School of Dentistry, NKUA
  • 2004-present: Member of the committee of Total Care Clinic of the Athens University, School of Dentistry
  • 2005-2012. Member of the Library Committee, School of Health Sciences. NKUA, Greece.
  • 1986,1987, 2005-2016 : Member of the General Assembly of the School of Dentistry, NKUA.

Research Grants and Contracts

  • 2003- 2005: Principal scientist of the Greek scientific team, participated in the triennial European research project “The diagnostic validity of dental radiographic techniques for identifying osteoporotic patient (ΟSTEODENT project), funded by grants from the EC 5th Framework. Project participants were the universities of Manchester UK, Leuven Belgium, Malmö Sweden  and Amsterdam the Netherlands
  • 2008-2011: Member of the Greek scientific team participated in the 7th Euratom Framework project SEDENTEXCT (Safety and Efficacy of a New and Emerging Dental X-ray Imaging Modality) from 2008-2011. As a result of this research programme “Radiation Protection: Cone Beam CT for Dental and Maxillofacial Radiology. Evidence based guidelines” was formally published in the European Commission’s “Radiation Protection” series(May 2012  No 172). Project participants were the universities. Manchester UK , Leuven Belgium , Malmö Sweden, Cluj-Napoca, Romania και Vilnius Lithuania and the company Leeds Test Objects Ltd., Boroughbridge, UK.

Awards and Honours

  • 1988-1999: Papavramidis Scholarship, NKUA.

Memberships

  • European Academy of Dento-maxillo-facial Radiology (EADMFR). Founding member
  • Hellenic Society of Dentomaxillofacial Radiology. Founding member

Research Theses - Books

  •  2003: Spyropoulos N.D., Nicopoulou-Karayianni K, Tsiklakis K. Intraoral Radiographs. Publisher Medical Editions Litsas, Athens
  •  2006: Nicopoulou-Karayianni K. Forensic Odontology. Publisher Medical Editions Litsas, Athens
  •  2012: Karayianni K., Tsiklakis K. Forensic Odontology, Fundamentals and Applications. Publisher BROKEN HILL PUBLISHERS LTD.
  •  2013 Karayianni K, Kolokotronis A, Tsiklakis K., Topouzelis N. Radiological diagnosis in Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology. Publisher University Studio Press.

Invited Speaker

  • Dental Societies in Greece
  • Participation in more than 100 International and Greek Congresses and Scientific meetings

Selected publications in scientific journals

  • K Nicopoulou-Karayianni, A Mombelli and NP Lang. Diagnostic problems of periodontitis-like lesions caused by eosinophilic granuloma. Journal of Clinical Periodontology 1989;16:505-509.
  • K Tsiklakis and K Nicopoulou-Karayianni. Multiple neurofibromatosis associated with mandibular growth and facial asymmetry. Annals of Dentistry 1989;2:14-17.
  • A Mombelli, K Nicopoulou-Karayianni and NP Lang. Local differences in the newly formed crevicular microbiota. Schweiz Monatsschr Zahnmed 1990;100:154-158.
  • K Nicopoulou-Karayianni, U Braegger, W Burgin, PM Nielsen and NP Lang. Diagnosis of alveolar bone changes using digital subtraction images and conventional radiographs obtained from Ultraspeed and Ektaspeed films. An in vitro study. Oral Surgery Oral Medicine and Oral Pathology 1991;72:251-256.
  • K Nicopoulou-Karayianni, U Braegger amd NP Lang. Patterns of periodontal destruction associated with incomplete root fractures. Dento Maxillo Facial Radiology 1997;26:321-326.
  • K Nicopoulou-Karayianni, U Braegger and NP Lang. Subtraction radiography in oral Implantology. The International Journal of Periodontics Restorative Dentistry 1997;17:221-231.
  • K Nicopoulou-Karayianni and A Diamanti-Kipioti. Radiographic appearance of alveolar osseous defects in relation with their anatomic location. Australian Dental Journal 1999;44:117-122
  • K.Nicopoulou-Karayianni, U.Braegger, A.Patrikiou, Α. Stassinakis and N.P.Lang. Periapical bone changes after endodontic treatment, assessed by digital subtraction radiography. Ιnternational Endodontic Journal 2002;35:615-622
  • K.Nicopoulou-Karayianni, T.Koligliatis, C.Donta-Bakogianni, A.Karayiannis, J.Litsas. Radiation absorbed doses at compact bone-titanium interfaces in diagnostic radiography: a Monte Carlo approach. Dentomaxillofacial Radiology 2003;32:327-332..
  • Κ. Tsiklakis, C. Donta, S. Gavala, K. Nicopoulou-Karayianni, V. Kamenopoulou, C. Hourdakis Dose reduction in maxillofacial imaging using low dose Cone Beam CT. European Journal of Radiology 2005;56:413-417.
  • K. Tsiklakis, S. Damaskos, D. Kalyvas, K.Nicopoulou-Karayianni, P. van der Stelt. The use of digital subtraction radiography to evaluate bone healing after surgical removal of radicular cysts. Oral Radiology 2005; 21:56-61.
  • Nackaerts, R. Jacobs, M. Pillen, L. Engelen, F. Gijbels, K. Horner, H. Devlin, C. Lindh, K. Nicopoulou-Karayianni, P. va der Stelt, F. Luyte . Αccuracy and precision of a densitometric toοl for jaw bone. Dentomaxillofacial Radiology 2006;35:1-7.
  • Kavadella, A. Karayiannis, K. Nicopoulou-Karayianni. Detectability of peri-implant cancellous bone lesions using conventional and direct digital radiography. Australian Dental Journal 2006;51:(2):180-186.
  • K. Nicopoulou-Karayianni, T.Koligliatis, C.Donta-Bakogianni, A.Karayiannis. Τhe influence of the x-ray spectrum at compact bone-titanium interfaces in digital dental radiography. Dentomaxillofacial Radiology 2006;35:1-8.
  • Devlin H, Allen P, Graham J, Jacobs R, Karayianni K, Lindh C,  van der Stelt PF,  Harrison E,  Adams JE,  Pavitt S, Horner K. Αutomated osteoporosis risk assessment by dentists: a new pathway to diagnosis. Βοne 2006;21:
  • Karayianni K,Horner K, Mitsea Α,,  Mastoris M,  Berkas ,L Jacobs R,  Lindh C,  van der Stelt PF,  Harrison E,  Adams JE,  Pavitt S,  Devlin H. Accuracy in osteoporosis diagnosis of a combination of mandibular cortical width measurement on dental panoramic radiographs and a clinical risk index (OSIRIS): the OSTEODENT project. Bone 2007;40:223-229.
  • Horner K, Karayianni K, , Mitsea Α,  Berkas L, Mastoris M, Jacobs R,  Lindh C,  van der Stelt PF,  Marjanovic E,  Adams JE,  Pavitt S,  Devlin H. The Mandibular cortex on radiographs as a tool for osteoporosis risk assessment.: The OSTEODENT project. Journal of Clinical Densitometry 2007;10:138-146.
  • Geraets WGM, Verheij JGC, van der Stelt PF, Horner K, ,  Lindh C, Karayianni K, Jacobs R , Harrison EJ. Adams JE,   Devlin H. Prediction of bone mineral density with dental radiographs. Bone 2007;40:1217-1221.
  • Geraets WGM, Verheij JGC, van der Stelt PF, Horner K, Lindh C, Nicopoulou KarayianniK, Jacobs R, Devlin H. Osteoporosis and the general dental practitioner: reliability of some digital dental radiological measures. Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 2007; 35: 465–471.
  • Allen PD, Graham DJJ, Farnell EJ, Harrison R, Jacobs R,  Karayianni K, Lindh C,  van der Stelt PF,   Horner K, Devlin H. Detecting reduced bone mineral density from dental radiographs using statistical shape models. Transactions on Information Technology in Biomedicine TITB-00031-2006.K.
  • Nicopoulou-Karayianni, A. Mitsea, K. Horner. Dental diagnostic radiology in the forensic sciences: two case presentations. Dental Diagnostic Radiology 2007;25:12-16.
  • Devlin H., Allen P., Graham J., Jacobs R., Nicopoulou-Karayianni K, Lindh C., Marjanovic E., Adams J., Pavitt S., van der Stelt P.and Horner K. The role of the dental surgeon in detecting osteoporosis:the OSTEODENT study. British Dental Journal 2008; 204 (E16):1-6.
  • Geraets WGM, Verheij JGC, van der Stelt PF, Horner K, Lindh C, Nicopoulou-Karayianni K,Jacobs R, Marjanovic EJ, Adams JE and Devlin H. Selecting regions of interest on intraoral radiographs for the prediction of bone mineral density. Dentomaxillofacial Radiology 2008; 37: 375–379.
  • Nicopoulou-Karayianni K, Tzoutzoukos P, Mitsea A, Karayiannis A, Tsiklakis K, Jacobs R, Lindh C, van der Stelt P, Allen P, Graham J, Horner K, Devlin H, Pavitt S, Yuan J. Tooth loss and osteoporosis: the OSTEODENT Study. J Clin Periodontol. 2009;36:190-7.
  • Nackaerts O, Horner K, Jacobs R, Karayianni K, Mitsea A, Berkas L, Mastoris M, Lindh C, van der Stelt PF, Marjanovic E, Adams JE, Pavitt S, Devlin H. Is self-reported alcohol consumption associated with osteoporotic mandibular bone loss in women? Eur J Oral Sci. 2009;117(1):7-12.
  • Horner K, Allen P, Graham J, Jacobs R, Boonen S, Pavitt S, Nackaerts O, Marjanovic E, Adams JE, Karayianni K, Lindh C, van der Stelt P, Devlin H.The relationship between the OSTEODENT index and hip fracture risk assessment using FRAX. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 2010;110:243-249
  • Pepelassi E, Nicopoulou-Karayianni K, Archontopoulou AD, Mitsea A, Kavadella A, Tsiklakis K, Vrotsos I, Devlin H, Horner K. The relationship between osteoporosis and periodontitis in women aged 45-70 years. Oral Dis. 2012;18(4):353-9.
  • Mitsea Α G, Moraitis Κ, Leon G, Nicopoulou-Karayianni K, Spiliopoulou C. Sex determination by tooth size in a sample of Greek population. HOMO 2014;65 : 322–329.

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