Research activity

Research activity, collaboration with local and international institutions

Participation in congresses

In addition to the clinical and educational work, research projects in collaboration with other clinics and laboratories of the University General Hospital “ATTIKON "and other Departments of the School of Medicine are in progress.

From these research protocols emerged:

  • 232 presentations in Hellenic and international conferences and
  • 94 publications in Hellenic and foreign journals
  • 60 Publications in foreign journals 
  • 93 Presentations in Intrenational Congresses in 
  • 34 Publications in Hellenic journals 
  • 109 Presentations in Hellenic Congresses 


Qualified projects

  1. Development of the diagnosis of fetal hypoxia and prevention of acute and delayed serious complications that contributes to increased prenatal mortality and morbidity (PENED 1999©), University of Athens.
  2. Management and evaluation of combined biophysical parameters for the early diagnosis of fetal hypoxia in the first stage of labor using a system based on neural networks (Pythagoras project©), University of Athens.
  3. Differential gene expression and apoptosis factors in endometrial cancer. Identification and evaluation of molecular markers associated with treatment and outcome of the disease.


PhD Theses

In the Department are running 18 Ph.D. dissertations on topics of Obstetrics and Gynecology.


Collaboration with Hospital’s and Institutions in Athens

The Department is in continous collaboration with other Hellenic Hospitals and Institutions concerning scientific research protocols as well as exchange projects for residents and the rest of the staff. Some of the involved institutions are the following:

  • Pediatric Cardiology Division of the “Onassis Cardiac Surgery Center”, Athens
  • Maternity Clinics of Athens
  • Obstetricians-Gynecologists, midwifes and nurses from “Iaso” Maternity Hospital (picture up) “Rea” Maternity Hospital of Athens, “Lito” Maternity Hospital, “Gaia” Maternity Hospital and “Mitera” Maternity Hospital (pictures down) are attending seminars, educational projects as well as the Graduate Program of the 3rd Dpt of Obstetrics and Gynecology, whereas lectures are being performed by doctors of the collaborating institutions. Furthermore, research protocols are in progress concering issues of gynecology and pregnancys’s pathology.


Academic cooperation with foreign institutions

  • Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Texas at Arlington, USA
  • Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Ulm, Germany
  • Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University οf Munich, Germany
  • Department of Endocrinology, “Albert Einstein” University of Ulm, Germany
  • Department of Obstetrics and Gyneacology, The Princess Royal University Hospital, UK
  • Centro di Medicina Perinatale e della Riproduzione Dell’ Università Degli Studi Di Perugia



Doctors of the Dpt wrote medical books concerning high risk pregnancies, prenatal diagnosis with ultrasound, delivery room protocols etc., which are given to the graduate students.




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