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Menelaos Karanikolas, MD, MPH

Associate Professor, Anesthesiology

Specialty Areas

Anesthesiology

Board Certifications

Anesthesiology

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Languages

French
Greek

Areas of Clinical Interest

Anesthesiology, cardiothoracic anesthesia

  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Education

Education

Medical Degree: Athens University School of Medicine, Athens Greece 1988
MPH: St. Louis University School of Public Health, St. Louis, Missouri 2006
Fellowship: Cardiothoracic Anesthesia, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 2002
Residency: 401 Military Hospital, Athens, Greece 1989
Residency: Anesthesiology, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri 1993

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Acute Abdominal Pain Assessment in the Emergency Department: The Experience of a Greek University Hospital.
Velissaris D, Karanikolas M, Pantzaris N, Kipourgos G, Bampalis V, Karanikola K, Fafliora E, Apostolopoulou C, Gogos C
J Clin Med Res. 2017 Dec; 9(12)987-993. doi: 10.14740/jocmr3206w.

PMID:
    29163731
    [PubMed]
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Endotracheal tube-induced sore throat pain and inflammation is coupled to the release of mitochondrial DNA.
Puyo CA, Peruzzi D, Earhart A, Roller E, Karanikolas M, Kollef MH, Krupnick AS, Kreisel D, Ibrahim M, Gelman AE
Mol Pain. 2017 Jan-Dec; 131744806917731696. doi: 10.1177/1744806917731696.

PMID:
    28929859
    [PubMed - in process]
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Pregabalin Effect on Acute and Chronic Pain after Cardiac Surgery.
Bouzia A, Tassoudis V, Karanikolas M, Vretzakis G, Petsiti A, Tsilimingas N, Arnaoutoglou E
Anesthesiol Res Pract. 2017; 20172753962. doi: 10.1155/2017/2753962.

PMID:
    28539936
    [PubMed]
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Safety and effectiveness of alveolar recruitment maneuvers and positive end-expiratory pressure during general anesthesia for cesarean section: a prospective, randomized trial.
Aretha D, Fligou F, Kiekkas P, Messini C, Panteli E, Zintzaras E, Karanikolas M
Int J Obstet Anesth. 2017 May; 3030-38. doi: 10.1016/j.ijoa.2016.12.004.

PMID:
    28108076
    [PubMed - in process]
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Transanal hemorrhoid dearterialization is a safe and effective outpatient procedure for the treatment of hemorrhoidal disease.
Bjelanovic Z, Draskovic M, Veljovic M, Lekovic I, Karanikolas M, Stamenkovic D
Cir Esp. 2016 Dec; 94(10)588-594. doi: 10.1016/j.ciresp.2016.07.002.

PMID:
    27771095
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The Use of Pulmonary Artery Catheter in Sepsis Patients: A Literature Review.
Velissaris D, Karamouzos V, Kotroni I, Pierrakos C, Karanikolas M
J Clin Med Res. 2016 Nov; 8(11)769-776.

PMID:
    27738477
    [PubMed]
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Bronchospasm in obese patients undergoing elective laparoscopic surgery under general anesthesia.
Tassoudis V, Ieropoulos H, Karanikolas M, Vretzakis G, Bouzia A, Mantoudis E, Petsiti A
Springerplus. 2016; 5435. doi: 10.1186/s40064-016-2054-3.

PMID:
    27104123
    [PubMed]
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Agreement of infrared temporal artery thermometry with other thermometry methods in adults: systematic review.
Kiekkas P, Stefanopoulos N, Bakalis N, Kefaliakos A, Karanikolas M
J Clin Nurs. 2016 Apr; 25(7-8)894-905. doi: 10.1111/jocn.13117.

PMID:
    26994990
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Use of Sodium Bicarbonate in Cardiac Arrest: Current Guidelines and Literature Review.
Velissaris D, Karamouzos V, Pierrakos C, Koniari I, Apostolopoulou C, Karanikolas M
J Clin Med Res. 2016 Apr; 8(4)277-83. doi: 10.14740/jocmr2456w.

PMID:
    26985247
    [PubMed]
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Hypomagnesemia in Critically Ill Sepsis Patients.
Velissaris D, Karamouzos V, Pierrakos C, Aretha D, Karanikolas M
J Clin Med Res. 2015 Dec; 7(12)911-8. doi: 10.14740/jocmr2351w.

PMID:
    26566403
    [PubMed]
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The Use of Sodium Bicarbonate in the Treatment of Acidosis in Sepsis: A Literature Update on a Long Term Debate.
Velissaris D, Karamouzos V, Ktenopoulos N, Pierrakos C, Karanikolas M
Crit Care Res Pract. 2015; 2015605830. doi: 10.1155/2015/605830.

PMID:
    26294968
    [PubMed]
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Depth of Anesthesia as a Risk Factor for Perioperative Morbidity.
Petsiti A, Tassoudis V, Vretzakis G, Zacharoulis D, Tepetes K, Ganeli G, Karanikolas M
Anesthesiol Res Pract. 2015; 2015829151. doi: 10.1155/2015/829151.

PMID:
    26136777
    [PubMed]
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Keratin 19 protein expression is an independent predictor of survival in human hepatocellular carcinoma.
Fatourou E, Koskinas J, Karandrea D, Palaiologou M, Syminelaki T, Karanikolas M, Felekouras E, Antoniou E, Manesis EK, Delladetsima J, Tiniakos D
Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2015 Sep; 27(9)1094-102. doi: 10.1097/MEG.0000000000000398.

PMID:
    26011233
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Pharmacokinetic changes and dosing modification of aminoglycosides in critically ill obese patients: a literature review.
Velissaris D, Karamouzos V, Marangos M, Pierrakos C, Karanikolas M
J Clin Med Res. 2014 Aug; 6(4)227-33. doi: 10.14740/jocmr1858w.

PMID:
    24883145
    [PubMed]
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Levosimendan in critical illness: a literature review.
Pierrakos C, Velissaris D, Franchi F, Muzzi L, Karanikolas M, Scolletta S
J Clin Med Res. 2014 Apr; 6(2)75-85. doi: 10.14740/jocmr1702w.

PMID:
    24578748
    [PubMed]
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Combined spinal-epidural technique: single-space vs double distant space technique.
Slavković Z, Stamenković DM, Gerić V, Veljović M, Ivanović N, Todorović S, Marić P, Karanikolas M
Vojnosanit Pregl. 2013 Oct; 70(10)953-8.

PMID:
    24313178
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Regional anesthesia for laparoscopic surgery: a narrative review.
Vretzakis G, Bareka M, Aretha D, Karanikolas M
J Anesth. 2014 Jun; 28(3)429-46. doi: 10.1007/s00540-013-1736-z.

PMID:
    24197290
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Comparison of analgesic effect of intrathecal morphine alone or in combination with bupivacaine and fentanyl in patients undergoing total gastrectomy: a prospective randomized, double blind clinical trial.
Slavković Z, Stamenković DM, Gerić V, Veljović M, Ivanoviić N, Tomić A, Randjelović T, Rasković J, Karanikolas M
Vojnosanit Pregl. 2013 Jun; 70(6)541-7.

PMID:
    23885519
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Monitoring of brain oxygen saturation (INVOS) in a protocol to direct blood transfusions during cardiac surgery: a prospective randomized clinical trial.
Vretzakis G, Georgopoulou S, Stamoulis K, Tassoudis V, Mikroulis D, Giannoukas A, Tsilimingas N, Karanikolas M
J Cardiothorac Surg. 2013 Jun 7; 8145. doi: 10.1186/1749-8090-8-145.

PMID:
    23758929
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The present and future of fiberoptic intubation.
Slavković Z, Stamenković DM, Romić P, Tomić A, Milović N, Jovanović M, Karanikolas M
Vojnosanit Pregl. 2013 Jan; 70(1)61-7.

PMID:
    23401932
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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