Charalambos Vlachopoulos, MD (GR)

Associate Professor Charalambos Vlachopoulos
1st Department of Cardiology
University of Athens Medical School
Profiti Elia 24
Athens 14575
Greece
E-mail: cvlachop (at) otenet.gr

Charalambos Vlachopoulos is an Associate Professor of Cardiology at the 1st Department of Cardiology, Hippokration Hospital, University of Athens Medical School with clinical interests in hypertension and interventional cardiology.

Professor Vlachopoulos is currently President of the ARTERY Society and past-Chairman of the European Society of Cardiology Working Group "Peripheral Circulation”.

He researches arterial function and structure with special interests on the predictive role of arterial stiffness and central pressures for cardiovascular events, on the effect of lifestyle and inflammation on arterial function, and on the relation between arterial function and sexual dysfunction. His research interests extend to pathophysiology of hypertension, novel vascular coronary stents and the identification vulnerable plaque.

Professor Vlachopoulos has published more than 190 peer-review articles and has been cited in over 7000 referenced publications in international peer-reviewed journals and medical textbooks of leading international publishers. His H-index is 41. Together with Wilmer Nichols and Michael O’Rourke he has authored the 6th Edition of “McDonald’s Blood Flow in Arteries”. He has lectured extensively in international conferences.

He is a member of the Board of Hypertension, Artery Research, and Hellenic Journal of Cardiology and a Reviewer for numerous Medical Journals.

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