6th International Congress of Cardiology & Cardiac Surgery of Congenital Heart Disease
Contemporary Neonatal – Pediatric Cardiac Surgery
14th of February, has been established as the special Congenital Heart Defect World Awareness Day. Our heart constitutes the most vital organ in our organism and therefore questions and concerns about an upcoming surgery are numerous and of great importance. Especially when it comes to neonatal and pediatric cardiac surgery.
Dr. Fotios Mitropoulos, guest upon request to Skai TV program “Today” analyze and provides important information and answers to this sensitive subject.
Scientific Mutters of Hilghly Clinical Importance
The Hellenic Society of Thoracic, Heart & Vessels Surgeons in cooperation with the Cardiac & Thoracic Surgical Clinic Department of Democritus University of Thrace, hosted the 12th Symposium of Work Group, in the city of Alexandroupolis during 25-26 of June 2021.
Dr. Fotios Mitropoulos participation as a head of the Coordinating Team during the conduct of 11th Congress «Transcatheter Heart Valves 2021», organized and held by the Transcatheter Valves Department & the 2nd Cardiothoracic Clinic of HYGEIA Hospital under the auspices of Heal Academy – 22nd & 23rd of May 2021.
Dr. Fotios Mitropoulos’s tv presentation and interview in the infotainment show «Kalimera Ellada” and to Mr. George Papadakis. Subject of their scientific discussion: «Congenital Heart Defects in Neonatal, Pediatric & Adult Patients-The new era of medical & surgical confrontation».
Dr. Fotios Mitropoulos wants to share with you his discussion with Mr. John Ntsounos & Mr. Christos Koutras, in the Greek tv-show “Oi Atairiastoi” – Skai Channel, date 18/12/2020, with basic axis the nature & the cause of Congenital Heart Diseases and the implementation of Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery to their treatment and cure. He analyzes in depth all those advantages and benefits that this new scientific approach provides.
In the framework of the 13th Panhellenic Congress of the Greek Association of Thoracic-Heart-Vessels Surgeons that was held during 05-07/11/2020 online due to the new restrictions to encounter the rapid spread of Covid19, Dr. Fotios Mitropoulos cited a speech upon the following medical case:
Surgical Repair – Techniques & Results
In the framework of this year’s Healthcare Business Awards 2020, under the auspices of Boussias Communication Group, Dr. Fotios Mitropoulos has been recognized and received the Gold Award in the medical category Pioneer in Surgical Treatment of Diseases for his pioneer Minimally Invasive Surgical Repair of Atrial Septal Defects & of Congenital Heart Diseases Pediatric & Adult.
The development in the field of contemporary Cardiothoracic Surgery is continuous and upward. Congenital Heart Diseases and especially those that require surgical rehabilitation can now be treated with Minimally Invasive Techniques.
The advantages are various and numerous:
Minor surgical trauma
Less blood loss during surgery
Low-intensity postoperative pain
Shortening of hospitalization time
Excellent aesthetic result with absolute psychological uplift for the patient
Faster return to normality for the patient
With great appreciation, Dr. Fotios Mitropoulos wants to share with you the recent publication that he and his medical team presented in the “World Journal for Pediatric & Congenital Heart Surgery” where he cites a special case that was successfully treated with the method of Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery.
Written article of Dr. F. Mitropoulos in the Esquire magazine Greek Edition (May 2020) with main subject: «Contemporary man’s Decalogue for a healthy heart and a good innings»
Lecture presented by Dr. Fotios A. Mitropoulos, during the 12th Panhellenic. Congress of the Hellenic Society of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgeons, “Athens Crossroad”, 08/11-10/11 2018, Zappeion Hall, Athens.
Lecture presented by Dr. Fotios A. Mitropoulos during the 39th Panellenic Congress of Cardiology under the auspices of the Panhellenic Society of Cardiology – 18/10/2018 Hilton Hotel.
Coeurs Pour Tous Hellas
Greek Italian alliance for the support of the “Coeurs Pour Tous Hellas” Foundation Nicola Piovani-Stefanos Korkolis Megaron Hall of Music Athens Venue: Christos Lamprakis Tuesday 13th of March 2018, 20:30 Two of the most famous composers of music, Mr. Nikolas Piovani and Mr. Stefanos Korkolis meet in Megaron Hall of Music, for supporting the aims of Coeurs Pour Tous Hellas Foundation – on Tuesday 13th of March.
Nikolas Piovani, one of the most famous composers of cinematic-and not only- music, awarded with Oscar, is coming to Greece to participate, along with the world famous pianist and composer Stefanos Korkolis, in a unique concert. The Italian maestro and composer will meet the Greek artist in the stage of Megaron Music Hall in a different “alliance” to support the Foundation that aims to give again a big smile to underprivileged children with Congenital Heart Defects. Music by the Italian composer and the compositions of Stefanos Korkolis will be accompanied by the Orchestra of Contemporary Music of ERT, 80 musicians under the direction of Mr. Anastasios Symeonidis and will create one amazing and unique night with artistic and humanitarian dimension. Coeurs Pour Tous Foundation has humanitarian-nonprofit action and the main aim of their action is to find a way for underprivileged children with congenital heart defects to have their surgery. All the revenues of the concert will be donated for the basic aims of the Foundation and the message of the night is “Life is Beautiful”, as the awarded song that Maestro Nikola Piovani created for the movie “La Vita e Bella” -1997 starring Roberto Benigni. A very special “meet” of two of the most famous contemporary composers, that connect their powers for the first time and for the amazing cause and action of Coeurs Pour Tous Hellas and the creator of this Foundation in Genève 1998, Professor Cardiothoracic Surgeon Mr. Afksentios Kalangkos. Tickets Prices 25Eur 40Eur 50Eur 70Eur Students 15Eur Concert duration 90minutes (20’ Break Time) Information –Tickets
- 72.82.333 www.megaron.gr
The complete Interview of Dr. Fotios A. Mitropoulos in the occassion of the International Day of Congenital Heart Defects, to the Medical Internet Channel IATROPEDIA – 14-/02/2018
On the occasion of the National Day of Congenital Heart Defects, dated in 14th of February 2018, Dr. Fotios A. Mitropoulos, Cardiothoracic Surgeon of Children & Adults and Deputy Director of the Congenital & Acquired Heart Disease-Surgical Department-Hospital “MHTERA”, quoted an interview on 15th of February 2018, to the Medical Web Channel Iatropedia.gr. Having a very wide experience in this specific medical section he talked about Congenital Heart Defects for children and adults and described and explained in a very convenient way all of their aspects. He gave a lot of information about the Causes, Symptoms and Diagnosis of the C.H.D and also about the procedures and surgical approach, rehabilitation and advices for the families and social environment that deals with this mutter. Finally he developed the subject of C.H.D in Greece by giving statistics, data and entity that assist their confrontation.