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Dr. Med Karponis Athanasios
Orthopaedic Surgeon, PhD


    PhD Thesis (Dissertation)

  • Analgesic effect of nasal salmon calcitonin during the early post – fracture period of the distal radius fracture. The issue was published in JMNI (Journal of Musculoskeletal and Neuronal Interactions, 2015Q15-2) and PUBMED.
    [A.Karponis, S.Rizou, D.Pallis, C.P.Zafeiris, D.F.Georgiou, A.Galanos, F.Giannoulis, G.P.Lyritis] (Univercity of Athens 2015)

    Scientific (Academic Publications)

  • Τhe use of low pressure pneumatic tourniquet, reaction of muscles. (Orthopaedics 1987)
  • Comparison of clinical,arthroscopic and surgical findings on knee problems. (Orthopaedics 1988)
  • Segmental spinal fusion for fractures of thoracic spine. (Orhtopaedics 1989)
  • Segmental spinal fusion for surgical treatment and correction of scoliosis. (Orthopaedics 1990)
  • Surgical treatment of intertrochanteric fractures. (Orthopaedics 1989)
  • Morphology of intertrochanteric fractures. (Orthopaedics 1990)
  • Idiopathetic scoliosis, treatement with segmental subpendicular fusion. (Orthopaedics 1990)
  • Osteolyelitis of lumbar spine. (Orthopaedics 1991)
  • Gas gangrene of lower limps, two cases. (Orthopaedics 1991)
  • Treatment of intertrochanteric fractures with Thompson prosthesis. (Orthopaedics 1992)
  • Internal fixation of fractures of femoral shaft. (Orthopaedics 1992)
  • Treatment of osteoporotic fractures. (Ostoun 2006)
  • Treatment of osteoporotic fractures with locking plates. (Ostoun 2007)
  • Kyphoplasty-analysis resaults. (Ostoun 2006)
  • Pathoplysiology of osteoporosis. (Ostoun 2010)
  • Epidemiology of osteoporosis. (Ostoun 2010)
  • Epidemiology of spinal fractures. (Ostoun 2012)
  • Patient compliance in Greek postmenaupausal woman with osteoporosis treated with Raloxifene or Alendronate. (choose study, Ostoun 2006)
  • Patient compliance in Greek postmenaupausal woman with osteoporosis treated with Raloxifene or Alendronate (Greek Rheumatology, 2006)
  • Assessmett of changes in health related quality of life in Greek postmenaupausal women with osteoporosis treted with Raloxifene or Alendronate. (Greek Rheumatology, 2008)

    Selected Oral Presentations

  • Treating osteoporotic fractures – the role of FOSAMAX. (Switzerland, 2005)
  • Reversing osteoporosis – the role of FOSAMAX. (ELIOS, Thessaloniki Greece 2005)
  • Conservative and surgical treatments for osteoporotic fractures. (ELIOS, Athens Greece 2005)
  • Pathophysiology of osteoporosis. (EEMMO, Limnos Greece 2005)
  • The role of orthopaedic surgeons in treating osteoporosis. (ELIOS, Kastoria Greece 2006)
  • Pain, a global problem – the role of Coxibs. (ELIOS, Drama Greece 2006)
  • The role of FOSAVANCE in treating osteoporotic fractures. (ELIOS, Kastoria Greece 2007)
  • The role of orthopaedic surgeons in treating osteoporosis. (ELIOS, Kavala Greece 2007)
  • Treating osteoporosis. (EEMMO, Volos Greece 2008)
  • Surgical approaches for treating intertrochanteric fractures. (ELIOS, Athens Greece 2008)
  • Osteosynthesis of fractures with locking plates. (ELIOS, Athens Greece 2008)
  • The role of ACLASTA in treating osteoporosis. (EEMMO, Athens Greece 2008)
  • Treating osteoporosis in an orthopaedic surgeon’s office, the role of ACLASTA. (ISMNI, 2008)
  • ACLASTA and Paget’s disease. (ELIOS, Thessaloniki Greece 2008)
  • Total hip replacement of the hip and osteoporosis – the role of antiosteoporotic medication. (ELIOS, Thessaloniki Greece 2009)
  • The role of osteoporosis and corticoid medication in fracture non-union. (ELIOS, Thessaloniki Greece 2009)
  • Subcapital fractures of hip. The role of Osteoporosis and dimentia. (ELIOS Seminar, Αthens Greece 2009)
  • Osteoporotic fractures of thoracic spine, treatment. (ELIOS, Chalkidiki Greece 2009)
  • The role of Teriparatide in osteoporosis. (Komotini Greece 2009)
  • Management of osteoporotic patients in the office. (EEXOT, Athens Greece 2009)
  • Osteoporosis in males. (ELIOS, Athens Greece 2009)
  • The role of magnesium in mixed forms of osteoporosis and osteoarthritis. (ELIOS, Istanbul Turkey 2009)
  • Bisphosphonates and fracture union, the role of Diacerein. (Larisa Greece 2010)
  • Therapeutic options for the prevention of osteoporotic fractures. (ELIOS, Pertouli Greece 2010)
  • Kyphoplasty – correction of Cobb angle. (ΕΕΜΜΟ, Leptokaria Pieria Greece 2010)
  • Zolendronic acid for annual treatment of osteoporosis. (EEXOT, Athens Greece 2010)
  • Criteria for risk evaluation of fracture in osteoporotic patients – the role of FRAX. (ELIOS, Pertouli Greece 2010)
  • The role of braces for spinal fractures. (ELIOS, Pertouli Greece 2010)
  • Presenting clinical cases – the role of PROLIA. (Thessaloniki Greece 2010)
  • Total hip replacement, and periprosthetic osteolysis – the role of antiosteoporotic medication (ELIOS, Thessaloniki Greece 2011)
  • Bisphosphonates and fracture union. (EEMMO, Athens Greece 2011)
  • Treating osteoarthritis –the role of glucosamine. (ELIOS, Portaria Greece 2011)
  • International osteoporosis day, oral presentation for the public. (Thessaloniki Greece 2011)
  • Targeting RANK-Ligand. (EEXOT, 2011)
  • Epidemiological data of osteoporotic fractures. (ELIOS, 2012)
  • Epidemiology and mortality of vertebral fractures. (ELIOS, 2012)
  • Surgical treatment of osteoarthritis (Hellenic conference of general medicine. (Chalkidiki 2012)
  • DENOSUMAB for the treatment of osteoporotic fractures. (ELIOS, Thessaloniki 2012)
  • Observing and treating osteoporotic patients with total hip replacement. (ELIOS, Thessaloniki 2012)
  • Up to date biological consideration of fracture union. (EEMMO, Volos 2013)
  • Antiosteoporotic medication and fracture union. (ELIOS, Thessaloniki 2013)
  • Hip fractures in the elderly, after surgery what? (ELIOS, Thessaloniki Greece 2013)
  • Capture the fracture best practice framework. (Inauguration of Krassa institute, Thessaloniki Greece 2013)
  • PROLIA, clinical tutorial. (Medical society of Ioannina, Ioannina Greece 2013)
  • Osteoporotic fractures – clinical image. (EEMMO, 2013)
  • Paget’s disease (College of orthopaedic surgeons, Athens Greece 2013)
  • The role of Risendronate in osteoporosis. (Loutraki Greece 2014)
  • Kyphoplasty for osteoporotic vertebral fractures. (ELIOS, Thessaloniki Greece 2014)
  • Tips and tricks in total knee arthroplasty (Hellenic Osteoporosis Foundation, 2014)
  • Kyphoplasty: Indications and future direction (Hellenic Osteoporosis Foundation, 2014)
  • Fatigue fractures (ΟΤΑΜΤ, 2014)
  • Knee pain following sports activity (Hellenic Osteoporosis Foundation, 2015)
  • Bone response to mechanical stimuli (Hellenic Society for the Study of Bone Metabolism, 2015)
  • Designing long-term therapies for osteoporosis (OTAMT, 2016)
  • Mechanostat: sensing mechanical stimuli (Hellenic Osteoporosis Foundation, 2017)
  • Sensing mechanical stimuli at the bone level: mechanoconduction (Hellenic Osteoporosis Foundation, 2017)
  • Orthopaedic implants (Hellenic Osteoporosis Foundation, 2017)
  • The epidemiology of vertebral fractures (Hellenic Osteoporosis Foundation, 2018)
  • The latest updates on Paget’s disease (OTAMT, 2019)
  • The role and responsibility of orthopaedic surgeons in managing osteoporotic fractures (Hellenic Society for the Study of Bone Metabolism, 2019)
  • Stress fractures (Hellenic Osteoporosis Foundation, 2019)

Dr. Med Karponis Athanasios

Orthopaedic Surgeon

Aigaiou 47, 1st floor
Kalamaria Thessaloniki Greece

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