PUBLICATIONS

Damianou, C., Ioannides, K., Milonas, ‘Positioning device for MRI-guided high intensity focused ultrasound system’, Computer-Assisted Radiology and Surgery, 2 (6) pp. 335-345, 2008.

C. Damianou, Ioannides K., Hadjisavas V., Milonas N., Couppis A, Iosif D, ‘In vitro and in vivo brain ablation created by high intensity focused ultrasound and monitored by MRI’, IEEE Transaction on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics and Frequency Control, 56(6), pp. 1189-1198, 2009.

Mylonas N., Ioannides K., Hadjisavvas V., Iosif D., Kyriacou P., Damianou C.’Evaluation of fast spin echo MRI sequence for an MRI guided high intensity focused ultrasound system for in vivo rabbit liver ablation’ J. Biomedical Science and Engineering, 2010, 3, 241-246

C. Damianou, Ioannides K., Hadjisavas V., Milonas N., Couppis A., D. Iosif, P. Kyriacou’ MRI monitoring of lesions created at temperature below the boiling point and of lesions created above the boiling point using High Intensity Focused ultrasound’, J. Biomedical Science and Engineering, 3, 763-775, 2010.

Hadjisavvas V., Ioannides K., Komodromos M., Mylonas N., Damianou C., ‘Evaluation of the contrast between tissues and thermal lesions in rabbit in vivo produced by high intensity focused ultrasound using fast spin echo MRI sequences’, J. Biomedical Science and Engineering, 4, 51-61, 2010.

Couppis A., Damianou C., Kyriakou P., Lafon C., Chavrier F., Chapelon JYy, Birer A.’Heart ablation using a planar rectangular high intensity ultrasound transducer and MRI guidance’, Ultrasonics, 52, 821-829, 2012.

Mylonas, N. and Damianou, C. (2013), MR compatible positioning device for guiding a focused ultrasound system for the treatment of brain deseases. Int. J. Med. Robotics Comput. Assist. Surg.. doi: 10.1002/rcs.1501

Damianou C., Hadjisavvas V., Mylonas N., Couppis, A., Ioannides K., ‘MRI-Guided Sonothrombolysis of Rabbit Carotid Artery’, Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases, Vol 22 (7), pp. ?, 2013.

Yiallouras C., Mylonas N., Damianou C. ‘MR compatible positioning device for guiding a Focused ultrasound system for transrectal treatment of prostate cancer’, Computer-Assisted Radiology and Surgery, 2013.

Damianou C., Christofi C., Mylonas N., Simulation of the Thermal and Mechanical Effects of a Planar Rectangular High Intensity Ultrasound Transducer to Be Used for Destroying Atherosclerotic Plaque Engineering, 2013, 5, 347-351, http://dx.doi.org/10.4236/eng.2013.510B070.

Damianou C., Mylonas N., Ioannides K., ‘Sonothromblysis in Combination with Thrombolytic Drugs in a Rabbit Model Using MRI-Guidance’, Engineering, 2013, 5, 352-356, http://dx.doi.org/10.4236/eng.2013.510B071

Damianou C., Hadjisavvas V., Ioannides K., ‘In vitro and in vivo evaluation of an MRI-guided focused ultrasound system for dissolving clots in combination with thrombolytic drugs’, Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases, Apr 2014. Epub 2014 Apr 29.

Yiallouras C., Damianou C.’Review of MRI positioning devices for guiding focused ultrasound systems’, Int J Med Robotics Comput Assist Surg (2014), Published online in Wiley Online Library (wileyonlinelibrary.com) DOI: 10.1002/rcs.1601.

Menikou G, Dadakova T, Pavlina M, Bock M, Damianou C., MRI compatible head phantom for ultrasound surgery. Ultrasonics. 2015, Mar;57:144-52. doi: 10.1016/j.ultras.2014.11.004. Epub 2014 Nov 20.

Yiallouras C., Ioannides C., Dadakova T., Pavlina M., Bock M., Damianou C., ‘Three axis MR conditional robot for high intensity focused ultrasound for treating prostate diseases’, Journal of Therapeutic Ultrasound, 2015, 3:2, DOI 10.1186/s40349-014-0023-2.

Epaminonda E, Drakos T, Kalogirou C, Theodoulou M, Yiallouras C, Damianou C., MRI guided focused ultrasound robotic system for the treatment of gynaecological tumors, Int J Med Robot. 2015 Mar 25. doi: 10.1002/rcs.1653

Yiannakou M, Trimikliniotis M, Yiallouras C, Damianou C. Evaluation of focused ultrasound algorithms: Issues for reducing pre-focal heating and treatment time. Ultrasonics. 65 (2016), pp. 145-153. doi: 10.1016/j.ultras.2015.10.007.

Sagias G., Yiallouras C., Ioannides K., Damianou C., An MRI-conditional motion phantom for the evaluation of high-intensity focused ultrasound protocols, Int J Med Robot. , DOI: 10.1002/rcs.1709, 2015.

C. Damianou, A. Couppis, ‘Feasibility study for removing calcified material using a planar rectangular ultrasound transducer, Journal of Ultrasound, 19 (2), pp 115-123, 2016.

N. Papadopoulos, C. Damianou, ‘In vitro evaluation of focused ultrasound enhanced TNK-TPA mediated thrombolysis’ Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases, May, 2016, doi:10.1016/j.jstrokecerebrovasdis.2016.03.051.

G. Menikou, C. Yiallouras, M. Yiannakou, C. Damianou, ‘MRI guided Focused Ultrasound Robotic System for the Treatment of bone cancer’, The International Journal of Medical Robotics and Computer Assisted Surgery, 2016.

Menikou G., Yiannakou M., Yiallouras C., Ioannides C., Damianou C., ‘MRI-compatible bone phantom for evaluating ultrasonic thermal exposures’, Ultrasonics, 2016.