• The fontan procedure in Greece: early surgical results and excellent mid-term outcome.

Sfyridis PG, Lytrivi ID, Avramidis DP, Zavaropoulos PN, Kirvassilis GV, Papagiannis JK, Sarris GE.Hellenic J Cardiol. 2010 Jul-Aug;51(4):323-9. PMID: 20650830

  • Atresia of the superior vena cava causing cyanosis and increasing head circumference in an infant.

Lytrivi ID, Avramidis D, Sfyridis P, Kirvassilis G, Sarris G, Papagiannis J.Congenit Heart Dis. 2010 May-Jun;5(3):309-11. PMID: 20576052

  • Cryoablation versus radiofrequency ablation for atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia in children: long-term results.

Papagiannis J, Papadopoulou K, Rammos S, Katritsis D.Hellenic J Cardiol. 2010 Mar-Apr;51(2):122-6. PMID: 20378513

  • Anterior aortic reimplantation of anomalous left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery (ALCAPA) originating from the nonfacing sinus in an adult.

Sfyridis PG, Lytrivi ID, Kirvassilis GV, Papagiannis JK, Michalis LK, Sarris GE.J Card Surg. 2010 Mar;25(2):214-7. Epub 2009 Dec 20. PMID: 20039983

  • Cardiac resynchronisation therapy in paediatric and congenital heart disease: differential effects in various anatomical and functional substrates.

Janousek J, Gebauer RA, Abdul-Khaliq H, Turner M, Kornyei L, Grollmuss O, Rosenthal E, Villain E, Früh A, Paul T, Blom NA, Happonen JM, Bauersfeld U, Jacobsen JR, van den Heuvel F, Delhaas T, Papagiannis J, Trigo C; Working Group for Cardiac Dysrhythmias and Electrophysiology of the Association for European Paediatric Cardiology.Heart. 2009 Jul;95(14):1165-71. Epub 2009 Mar 22. PMID: 19307198

  • Anatomically left-sided septal slow pathway ablation in dextrocardia and situs inversus totalis.

Katritsis DG, Papagiannis J.Europace. 2008 Aug;10(8):1004-5. Epub 2008 Jun 12. PMID: 18556684

  • Ablation of atrial tachycardias with radiofrequency current after surgical repair of complex congenital heart defects.

Papagiannis J, Maounis T, Laskari C, Theodorakis GN, Rammos S.Hellenic J Cardiol. 2007 Sep-Oct;48(5):268-77. PMID: 17966682

  • Giant right atrial aneurysm: a case report.

Papagiannis J, Chatzis A, Sarris G.Int J Cardiol. 2008 Sep 16;129(1):e5-6. Epub 2007 Aug 8. PMID: 17689720

  • Surgical cryoablation for life-threatening postoperative junctional tachycardia.

Tsoutsinos AJ, Papagiannis J, Chatzis AC, Sarris GE.Ann Thorac Surg. 2007 Jul;84(1):286-8. PMID: 17588439

  • Nonfluoroscopic catheter navigation for radiofrequency catheter ablation of supraventricular tachycardia in children.

Papagiannis J, Tsoutsinos A, Kirvassilis G, Sofianidou I, Koussi T, Laskari C, Kiaffas M, Apostolopoulou S, Rammos S.Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2006 Sep;29(9):971-8. PMID: 16981921

  • Postoperative arrhythmias in tetralogy of Fallot.

Papagiannis JK.Hellenic J Cardiol. 2005 Nov-Dec;46(6):402-7 PMID: 16422127

  • Cryoablation of a nodoventricular Mahaim fiber.

Papagiannis J, Vachtsevanos L, Rammos S, Kanter R.J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2005 Nov;14(2):111-6. PMID: 16374559

  • Bosentan induces clinical, exercise and hemodynamic improvement in a pre-transplant patient with plastic bronchitis after Fontan operation.

Apostolopoulou SC, Papagiannis J, Rammos S.J Heart Lung Transplant. 2005 Aug;24(8):1174-6. PMID: 16102469

  • Diverse experience with the CardioSEAL and STARFlex septal occluders.

Apostolopoulou SC, Laskari CV, Kiaffas M, Papagiannis J, Rammos S.Cardiol Young. 2004 Aug;14(4):367-72. PMID: 15680041

  • Accelerated ventricular rhythm in the neonatal period: a review and two new cases in asymptomatic infants with an apparently normal heart.

Anatoliotaki M, Papagiannis J, Stefanaki S, Koropouli M, Tsilimigaki A.Acta Paediatr. 2004 Oct;93(10):1397-400. PMID: 15499964

  • Early results after transatrial/transpulmonary repair of tetralogy of Fallot.

Giannopoulos NM, Chatzis AK, Karros P, Zavaropoulos P, Papagiannis J, Rammos S, Kirvassilis GV, Sarris GE.Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2002 Oct;22(4):582-6. PMID: 12297176

  • Transcatheter occlusion of a large pulmonary arteriovenous malformation with use of a Cardioseal device.

Apostolopoulou SC, Kelekis NL, Papagiannis J, Hausdorf G, Rammos S.J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2001 Jun;12(6):767-9. PMID: 11389232

  • Congenital left ventricular aneurysm: clinical, imaging, pathologic, and surgical findings in seven new cases.

Papagiannis J, Van Praagh R, Schwint O, D’Orsogna L, Qureshi F, Reynolds J, Kallfelz C, Nozar J.Am Heart J. 2001 Mar;141(3):491-9. PMID: 11231449

  • Transcatheter occlusion of atrial baffle leak after mustard repair.

Apostolopoulou SC, Papagiannis J, Hausdorf G, Rammos S.Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2000 Nov;51(3):305-7. PMID: 11066112

  • Radiofrequency catheter ablation of supraventricular tachycardia substrates after mustard and senning operations for d-transposition of the great arteries.

Kanter RJ, Papagiannis J, Carboni MP, Ungerleider RM, Sanders WE, Wharton JM.J Am Coll Cardiol. 2000 Feb;35(2):428-41. PMID: 10676691

  • Radiofrequency catheter ablation of multiple haemodynamically unstable ventricular tachycardias in a patient with surgically repaired tetralogy of Fallot.

Papagiannis J, Kanter RJ, Wharton JM.Cardiol Young. 1998 Jul;8(3):379-82. PMID: 97316

  • Pathologic anatomy of corrected transposition of the great arteries: medical and surgical implications.

Van Praagh R, Papagiannis J, Grünenfelder J, Bartram U, Martanovic P.Am Heart J. 1998 May;135(5 Pt 1):772-85. PMID: 9588406

  • Double-inlet and double-outlet left ventricle in situs inversus.

Papagiannis J, Athanassopoulos G, Mavrogeni S, Rammos S.Pediatr Cardiol. 1998 Mar-Apr;19(2):161-4. PMID: 9565509

  • Isolated innominate artery in asplenia syndrome with aortic atresia: newly recognized cardiovascular complex.

Papagiannis J, Kanter RJ, Vander Heide RS, Reimer KA, Ungerleider RM, Van Praagh R.Am Heart J. 1996 May;131(5):1042-4. PMID: 8615295

  • Late enlargement of radiofrequency lesions in infant lambs. Implications for ablation procedures in small children.

Saul JP, Hulse JE, Papagiannis J, Van Praagh R, Walsh EP.Circulation. 1994 Jul;90(1):492-9. PMID: 8026036

  • Intraoperative epicardial echocardiography during repair of tetralogy of Fallot.

Papagiannis J, Kanter RJ, Armstrong BE, Greeley WJ, Ungerleider RM.J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 1993 Jul-Aug;6(4):366-73. PMID: 8217204

  • Polysplenia with pulmonary arteriovenous malformations.

Papagiannis J, Kanter RJ, Effman EL, Pratt PC, Marcille R, Browning IB 3rd, Armstrong BE.Pediatr Cardiol. 1993 Mar;14(2):127-9. PMID: 8469631

  • Use of balloon occlusion to improve visualization of anomalous pulmonary venous return in an adult with cor triatriatum.

Papagiannis J, Harrison JK, Hermiller JB, Harding MB, Armstrong BE, Ungerleider RM, Bashore TM.Cathet Cardiovasc Diagn. 1992 Apr;25(4):323-6. PMID: 1571997

  • Atrioventricular Nodal Reentrant Tachycardia in Patients With Congenital Heart Disease: Outcome After Catheter Ablation.

Papagiannis J, Beissel DJ, Krause U, Cabrera M, Telishevska M, Seslar S, Johnsrude C, Anderson C, Tisma-Dupanovic S, Connelly D, Avramidis D, Carter C, Kornyei L, Law I, Von Bergen N, Janusek J, Silva J, Rosenthal E, Willcox M, Kubus P, Hessling G, Paul T; Pediatric and Congenital Electrophysiology Society.Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2017 Jul;10(7). pii: e004869. doi: 10.1161/CIRCEP.116.004869. Epub 2017 Jul 7.

  • Sudden death due to aortic pathology.

Papagiannis J.Cardiol Young. 2017 Jan;27(S1):S36-S42. doi: 10.1017/S1047951116002213. Review. PMID: 28084959

  • PACES/HRS expert consensus statement on the use of catheter ablation in children and patients with congenital heart disease: Developed in partnership with the Pediatric and Congenital Electrophysiology Society (PACES) and the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS). Endorsed by the governing bodies of PACES, HRS, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the American Heart Association (AHA), and the Association for European Pediatric and Congenital Cardiology (AEPC).

Philip Saul J, Kanter RJ; WRITING COMMITTEE, Abrams D, Asirvatham S, Bar-Cohen Y, Blaufox AD, Cannon B, Clark J, Dick M, Freter A, Kertesz NJ, Kirsh JA, Kugler J, LaPage M, McGowan FX, Miyake CY, Nathan A, Papagiannis J, Paul T, Pflaumer A, Skanes AC, Stevenson WG, Von Bergen N, Zimmerman F.Heart Rhythm. 2016 Jun;13(6):e251-89. doi: 10.1016/j.hrthm.2016.02.009. Epub 2016 Feb 17. Review.

  • Acquired right atrial appendage to right ventricle accessory pathway in a lateral tunnel Fontan patient: Successful ablation via transconduit approach.

Papagiannis J, Pillai A, Kaine S, Tisma-Dupanovic S.Heart Rhythm Case Rep. 2015 Sep 8;1(6):481-485. doi: 10.1016/j.hrcr.2015.08.003. e Collection 2015 Nov.

  • Letter from Papagiannis and Kanter regarding article, “variable clinical features and ablation of manifest nodofascicular/ventricular pathways”.

Papagiannis J, Kanter RJ.Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2015 Aug;8(4):993-4. doi:10.1161/CIRCEP.115.003210.

  • Management of paediatric arrhythmias in Europe.

Happonen JM, Blom N, Celiker A, Drago F, Hebe J, Janousek J, Kornyei L, Kriebel T, Papagiannis J, Paul T, Pfammatter JP, Rosenthal E, Tuzcu V.

Europace. 2015 Dec;17(12):1879. doi: 10.1093/europace/euv091. Epub 2015 May 19.

  • Permanent junctional reciprocating tachycardia in children: a multicenter experience.

Kang KT, Potts JE, Radbill AE, La Page MJ, Papagiannis J, Garnreiter JM, Kubus P, Kantoch MJ, Von Bergen NH, Fournier A, Côté JM, Paul T, Anderson CC, Cannon BC, Miyake CY, Blaufox AD, Etheridge SP, Sanatani S.Heart Rhythm. 2014 Aug;11(8):1426-32. doi: 10.1016/j.hrthm.2014.04.033. Epub 2014 Apr 24. PMID: 24769425

  • Transcatheter valve-in-valve implantation in the tricuspid position.

Tzifa A, Momenah T, Al Sahari A, Al Khalaf K, Papagiannis J, Qureshi SA.EuroIntervention. 2014 Dec;10(8):995-9. doi: 10.4244/EIJV10I8A168. PMID: 24755248

  • Iatrogenic aortopulmonary window after balloon dilation of left pulmonary artery stenosis following arterial switch operation.

Tzifa A, Papagiannis J, Qureshi S.J Invasive Cardiol. 2013 Sep;25(9):E188-90. PMID: 23995730


  • Cryoablation of atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia in children and adolescents: improved long-term outcomes with increasing experience.

Cokkinakis C, Avramidis D, Alexopoulos C, Kirvassilis G, Papagiannis J.Hellenic J Cardiol. 2013 May-Jun;54(3):186-91. PMID: 23685655


  • Calmodulin mutations associated with recurrent cardiac arrest in infants.

Crotti L, Johnson CN, Graf E, De Ferrari GM, Cuneo BF, Ovadia M, Papagiannis J, Feldkamp MD, Rathi SG, Kunic JD, Pedrazzini M, Wieland T, Lichtner P, Beckmann BM, Clark T, Shaffer C, Benson DW, Kääb S, Meitinger T, Strom TM, Chazin WJ, Schwartz PJ, George AL Jr.Circulation. 2013 Mar 5;127(9):1009-17. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.112.001216. Epub 2013 Feb 6. PMID: 23388215

  • Permanent cardiac pacing in children: choosing the optimal pacing site: a multicenter study.

Janoušek J, van Geldorp IE, Krupičková S, Rosenthal E, Nugent K, Tomaske M, Früh A, Elders J, Hiippala A, Kerst G, Gebauer RA, Kubuš P, Frias P, Gabbarini F, Clur SA, Nagel B, Ganame J, Papagiannis J, Marek J, Tisma-Dupanovic S, Tsao S, Nürnberg JH, Wren C, Friedberg M, de Guillebon M, Volaufova J, Prinzen FW, Delhaas T; Working Group for Cardiac Dysrhythmias and Electrophysiology of the Association for European Pediatric Cardiology.Circulation. 2013 Feb 5;127(5):613-23. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.112.115428. Epub 2012 Dec 30. Erratum in: Circulation. 2013 Apr 16;127(15):e550. PMID: 23275383


  • Preservation of right ventricular structure and function following transatrial-transpulmonary repair of tetralogy of Fallot.

Sfyridis PG, Kirvassilis GV, Papagiannis JK, Avramidis DP, Ieromonachos CG, Zavaropoulos PN, Sarris GE.Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2013 Feb;43(2):336-42. doi: 10.1093/ejcts/ezs221. Epub 2012 May 24. PMID: 22627661


  • The Contegra® valved heterograft conduit for right ventricular outflow tract reconstruction: a reliable solution.

Sfyridis PG, Avramidis DP, Kirvassilis GV, Zavaropoulos PN, Papagiannis JK, Sarris GE.Hellenic J Cardiol. 2011 Nov-Dec;52(6):501-8. PMID: 22143013


  • Impact of the permanent ventricular pacing site on left ventricular function in children: a retrospective multicentre survey.

van Geldorp IE, Delhaas T, Gebauer RA, Frias P, Tomaske M, Friedberg MK, Tisma-Dupanovic S, Elders J, Früh A, Gabbarini F, Kubus P, Illikova V, Tsao S, Blank AC, Hiippala A, Sluysmans T, Karpawich P, Clur SA, Ganame X, Collins KK, Dann G, Thambo JB, Trigo C, Nagel B, Papagiannis J, Rackowitz A, Marek J, Nürnberg JH, Vanagt WY, Prinzen FW, Janousek J; Working Group for Cardiac Dysrhythmias and Electrophysiology of the Association for European Paediatric Cardiology.Heart. 2011 Dec;97(24):2051-5. doi: 10.1136/heartjnl-2011-300197. Epub 2011 Sep 14. PMID: 21917655


  • Radiofrequency ablation of accessory pathways in children and congenital heart disease patients: impact of a nonfluoroscopic navigation system.

Papagiannis J, Avramidis D, Alexopoulos C, Kirvassilis G.Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2011 Oct;34(10):1288-396. doi: 10.1111/j.1540-8159.2011.03170.x. Epub 2011 Aug 18. PMID: 21851369


  • Anomalous origin of the left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery associated with an accessory atrioventricular pathway and managed successfully with surgical and interventional electrophysiological treatment: a case report.

Tsoutsinos A, Mitropoulos F, Trapali C, Papagiannis J.J Med Case Rep. 2011 Aug 16;5:384. doi: 10.1186/1752-1947-5-384. PMID: 21846372


  • Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation support for intractable primary arrhythmias and complete congenital heart block in newborns and infants: short-term and medium-term outcomes.

Dyamenahalli U, Tuzcu V, Fontenot E, Papagiannis J, Jaquiss RD, Bhutta A, Morrow WR, Erickson CC, Imamura M, Prodhan P.

  • Cardiac ion channel gene mutations in Greek long QT syndrome patients.

Kotta CM, Anastasakis A, Gatzoulis K, Papagiannis J, Geleris P, Stefanadis C.

J Appl Genet. 2010;51(4):515-8. doi: 10.1007/BF03208882. PMID: 21063070

  • Ambulatory arterial stiffness index, pulse pressure and pulse wave velocity in children and adolescents.

Stergiou GS, Kollias A, Giovas PP, Papagiannis J, Roussias LG. Hypertens Res. 2010 Dec;33(12):1272-7. doi: 10.1038/hr.2010.178. Epub 2010 Sep 30. PMID: 20882025

  • Emergency transmediastinal pneumonectomy for scimitar syndrome.

Sfyridis PG, Papagiannis JK, Lytrivi ID, Kirvassilis GV, Sarris GE.

World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2010 Oct;1(3):389-92. doi: 10.1177/2150135110379620.PMID: 23804893Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2012 Jan;13(1):47-52. doi: 10.1097/PCC.0b013e3182196cb1. PMID: 21516054


  • Impact of age at Fontan completion on functional status at mid-term follow up.

Lytrivi ID, Sfyridis PG, Papagiannis J, Kirvassilis G, Zavaropoulos P, Sarris GE.Hellenic J Cardiol. 2011 Mar-Apr;52(2):118-22. PMID: 21478121


  • Relationship of home blood pressure with target-organ damage in children and adolescents.

Stergiou GS, Giovas PP, Kollias A, Rarra VC, Papagiannis J, Georgakopoulos D, Vazeou A.Hypertens Res. 2011 May;34(5):640-4. doi: 10.1038/hr.2011.10. Epub 2011 Feb 17. PMID: 21326307