Books and Conference Proceedings

m-MEDAL: Mobile MEdical Devices ALert Application. Malataras P, Papathanassopoulos F, Dermitzakis A, Panoutsopoulou Ε, Pallikarakis N. International Conference on Interactive Mobile Communication Technologies and Learning – IMCL2014, Special Track on Mobile Health Care and Training (MHCT), Thessaloniki, Greece, November 13-14, 2014.

Optimization of X-ray imaging setups for improvement of microcalcification detection in breast with presence of silicone gel implant. Daskalaki A, Bliznakova K & Pallikarakis N. International Conference on Radiation Protection in Medicine, 30 May – 2 June 2014, Varna, Bulgaria, Medical Physics International Journal, Vol.2, No. 1, pp. 348.

Effect of Cold Atmospheric Plasma Jet on Cancer Cells is Potentiated by Lectin-Targeted Magnetic Nano-Particles. Valchinov E, Prijovich Z, Pallikarakis N. 1st Global Conference on Biomedical Engineering – GCBME 2014, Tainan, Taiwan, October 9-12, 2014.

A Web-Based Medical Equipment Management System. Malataras P, Bliznakov Z, Pallikarakis N. 6th European Conference of the International Federation for Medical and Biological Engineering – MBEC 2014, Dubrovnik, Croatia, September 7-11, 2014, IFMBE Proceedings Vol. 45, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-11128-5_154, pp. 617-620.

Brain Soft Tissue Visualization Study using Low Dose Dual Energy CT data: Preliminary Results. Dermitzakis A, Bliznakova K, Kolev N, Enchev Y, Pallikarakis N. International Conference on Radiation Protection in Medicine, Varna, Bulgaria, May 30 – June 2, 2014, Medical Physics International Journal, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 288.

Towards an X-Ray Phase Contrast Tomosynthesis system for Breast Imaging: Initial Simulation Results. Dermitzakis A, Bliznakova K, Pallikarakis N. 1st Global Conference on Biomedical Engineering – GCBME 2014, Tainan, Taiwan, October 9 -12, 2014.

A Setup for the Assessment of the Effect of Tubular Confinement on the Acoustic Response of Microbubbles. Butler M, Dermitzakis A, Looney P, Thomas D, Pye S, Sboros V. Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society – EMBC 2014, Chicago, USA, August 26-30, 2014.

Simulation study for optimization of X-ray inspection setup applied to CFRP aerostructures. Tigkos K, Bliznakova K, Dermitzakis A, Ducros N, Hassler U, Kamarianakis Z, Osman A, Rebuffel V, Tartare M. 5th Conference on Industrial Computed Tomography – ICT 2014, Upper Austrian University of Applied Sciences Wels Campus, Austria, February 25-28, 2014.

Wearable ECG System for Health and Sports Monitoring. Valchinov E, Antoniou A, Rotas K, Pallikarakis N. 4th International Conference on Mobile and Wireless Communications and Healthcare – Mobihealth 2014, Athens, Greece, November 3-5, 2014.

Information Extraction, Matching And Reporting For Medical Devices Vigilance. Anastasiou A, Bliznakov Z, Deligiannakis A, Giatrakos N, Haritou M, Ioannou E, Koutsouris D, Malataras P, Stavrianou K, Tsirmpas C, Pallikarakis N. 6th European Conference of the International Federation for Medical and Biological Engineering – MBEC 2014, Dubrovnik, Croatia, September 7-11, 2014, IFMBE Proceedings Vol. 45, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-11128-5_155, pp. 621-624.

Three-dimensional digital tomosynthesis for breast imaging using monochromatic beams. Malliori A, Bliznakova K, Pallikarakis N. International Conference on Radiation Protection in Medicine, Varna, Bulgaria, May 30 – June 2, 2014, Medical Physics International Journal, Vol. 2, No.1, pp. 347.

Fostering the Biomedical Engineering Education in Eastern Neighbouring Countries: The TEMPUS IV BME-ENA Project. Bliznakov Z, Rodina-Theocharaki A, Pallikarakis N. 6th European Conference of the International Federation for Medical and Biological Engineering – MBEC 2014, Dubrovnik, Croatia, September 7-11, 2014.

A New Generation Web-Based Medical Equipment Management System: Pilot Application in Republic of Moldova. Bliznakov Z, Malataras P, Sontea V, Pallikarakis N. 2nd Regional Workshop on Health Technology Management, Chisinau, Moldova, April 10-11, 2014.

Biomedical Engineering Education in Eastern Neighbouring Area: Needs and Challenges to Face in Republic of Moldova. Bliznakov Z, Rodina-Theocharaki A, Sontea V, Vovc V, Pallikarakis N. 2nd Regional Workshop on Health Technology Management, Chisinau, Moldova, April 10-11, 2014.

Image Analysis of Breast Reconstruction with Silicone Gel Implant. Daskalaki A, Bliznakova K & Pallikarakis N. XIII Mediterranean Conference on Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing – MEDICON 2013, Seville, Spain, September 25-28, 2013, IFMBE Proceedings, Vol. 41, pp. 483-486.

Graphical User Interface for Breast Tomosynthesis Reconstructions: An Application Using Anisotropic Diffusion Filtering. Malliori A, Bliznakova K, Daskalaki A & Pallikarakis N. XIII Mediterranean Conference on Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing – MEDICON 2013, Seville, Spain, September 25-28, 2013, IFMBE Proceedings Vol. 41, pp. 479-482.

Cold Atmospheric-Pressure Plasma System with Floating-Electrode and Pulsed Excitation. Valchinov E, Prijovich Z, Pallikarakis N. 5th Pan-Hellenic Conference on Biomedical Technology – ELEVIT 2013, Athens, Greece, April 4-6, 2013.

Medical Device FDA Recalls Data Categorization by reason. Stavrianou K, Bliznakov Z, Pallikarakis N. 5th Pan-Hellenic Conference on Biomedical Technology – ELEVIT 2013, Athens, Greece, April 4-6, 2013.

Medical Devices Recalls Analysis Focusing on Software Failures during the last decade. Bliznakov Z, Stavrianou K, Pallikarakis N. XIII Mediterranean Conference on Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing – MEDICON 2013, Seville, Spain, September 25-28, 2013, IFMBE Proceedings Vol. 41, pp. 1174-1178.

Medical Devices Vigilance and Patient Safety: Need for Global Information Extraction and dissemination means. Bliznakov Z, Stavrianou K, Pallikarakis N. Second WHO Global Forum on Medical Devices, Geneva, Switzerland, November 22-24, 2013.

Nonlinear Anisotropic Diffusion Filtering in Breast Tomosynthesis Images. Malliori A, Bliznakova K, Pallikarakis N. 5th Pan-hellenic Conference on Biomedical Technology – ELEVIT 2013, Athens, Greece, April 4-6, 2013.

Modeling of Small CFRP Aerostructure Parts for X-ray Imaging Simulation. Bliznakova K, Dermitzakis A, Kamarianakis Z, Buliev I, Pallikarakis N. 3rd International EASN Association Workshop on Aerostructures, Milano, Italy, October 9-11, 2013.

A New Generation Web-based Medical Technology Management System.Bliznakov Z, Malataras P, Serafetinidis A, Adamidi E, Pallikarakis N. Second WHO Global Forum on Medical Devices, Geneva, Switzerland, November 22-24, 2013.

Biomedical Engineering Education Initiative in Eastern Neighbouring Area: The TEMPUS IV BME-ENA project. Bliznakov Z, Rodina-Theocharaki A, Pallikarakis N. 4th IEEE International Conference on e-Health and Bioengineering (EHB 2013), Iasi, Romania, November 21-23, 2013.

Medical Devices Vigilance and Patient Safety – The MEDEVIPAS project. Pallikarakis N, Bliznakov Z. 2nd International Conference on Nanotechnologies and Biomedical Engineering – ICBNME 2013, Chisinau, Republic of Moldova, April 18-20, 2013.

Simulation Studies in Medical X-ray Tomographic Imaging. Pallikarakis N and Bliznakova K. IEEE – EHB 2013 Conference, Iasi, Romania, November 21-23, 2013.

A Scheme for X-ray Medical Image Denoising using Sparse Representations. Adamidi E, Vlachos E, Dermitzakis A, Berberidis K, Pallikarakis N. 13th IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Bioengineering, Chania, Greece, November 10-13, 2013.

Vigilance System Adoption Model. Papathanassopoulos F, Panoutsopoulou E, Kounetas K. 5th Pan-hellenic Conference in Biomedical Technology – ELEVIT-2013, Athens, Greece, April 4-6, 2013 (in Greek).

X-ray Brain Imaging: Simulation Study. Dermitzakis A, Malliori A, Bliznakova K, Gatzounis G, Pallikarakis N. World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering — WC2012, Beijing, China, May 26-31, 2012, IFMBE Proceedings Vol. 39, 2013.

Study of Suitability of New Materials for Use With Physical Breast Phantoms. Bliznakova K, Buliev I, Bliznakov Z, Kolev N, Kolev J. 4th IEEE International Conference on e-Health and Bioengineering (EHB 2013), Iasi, Romania, November 21 – 23, 2013.

The Biomedical Engineer Profession – the Necessity of the Job and Training Opportunities.Buliev I, Bliznakov Z. 31st Conference on Physics in the Protection of Human and his Environment. Malyovitsa, Bulgaria, June 21-23, 2013.

A C++ Platform for Image Reconstruction in X-ray Imaging. Kamarianakis Z, Buliev I, Pallikarakis N. 5th Pan-hellenic Conference on Biomedical Technologies – ELEVIT 2013, Athens, Greece, April 4-6, 2013.

Medical Devices Classification: The Parameters of Safety and Management.Malataras P, Bliznakov Z. 5th Pan-Hellenic Conference on Biomedical Technology – ELEBIT 2013, Athens, Greece, April 4 – 6, 2013.

X-Ray Phase Contrast Imaging Simulation. Dermitzakis A, Bliznakov Z, Buliev I, Bliznakova K. 5th Pan-Hellenic Conference on Biomedical Technology – ELEBIT 2013, Athens, Greece, April 4 – 6, 2013.

Medical Device FDA Recalls Data Assortment and Reason Categorization. Stavrianou K, Bliznakov Z, Pallikarakis N. 5th Pan-Hellenic Conference on Biomedical Technology – ELEBIT 2013, Athens, Greece, April 4 – 6, 2013.

EIPAS: Medical Devices Vigilance and Patient Safety. Bliznakov Z, Stavrianou K, Malataras P, Pallikarakis N. 5th Pan-Hellenic Conference on Biomedical Technology – ELEBIT 2013, Athens, Greece, April 4 – 6, 2013 (in Greek).

Evaluation of the Effect of Acquisition Parameters on Image Quality in Digital Breast Tomosynthesis: Simulation Studies. Malliori A, Bliznakova K, Dermitzakis A, Pallikarakis N. World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering — WC2012, Beijing, China, May 26-31, 2012, IFMBE Proceedings Vol. 39, 2013, p. 2211-2214.

Novel Hybrid Sensor for Zero-Prep ECG/EEG Measurements. Valchinov E, Pallikarakis N. 4th Panhellenic Conference on Biomedical Technologies National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece, January 20-21, 2012.

Training on Electrical Safety of Medical Equipment. Valchinov E, Pallikarakis N. 1st Intenational Conference on Medical Education Informatics — MEI2012, Thessaloniki, Greece, April 6-7, 2012.

Wearable Wireless ECG System With Hybrid Dry Electrode. Valchinov E, Papavasiliou G, Pallikarakis N. European Medical Physics and Engineering Conference — EMPEC 2012, Sofia, Bulgaria, October 18–20, 2012.

Novel Wireless Hybrid Electrode for ECG/EEG Measurements. Valchinov E, Rutkovskis A, Pallikarakis N. Riga Technical University 53rd International Scientific Conference. International Symposium on Biomedical Engineering and Medical Physics, Riga, Latvia, October 10-12, 2012.

Information Management and Medical Devices Vigilance. Pallikarakis N, Malataras P, Bliznakov Z. 10th International Conference on Information Communication Technologies in Health— ICICTH, Samos, Greece, July 12-14, 2012.

Biomedical Engineering Education In Europe: A Tempus IV CRH-BME Project Survey. Pallikarakis N, Bliznakov Z. World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering — WC2012, Beijing, China, May 26-31, 2012.

Curricula Reformation and Harmonisation in the Field of Biomedical Engineering: The Tempus IV CRH-BME Project at a Glance. Bliznakov Z, Magjarevic R, Pallikarakis N. 34th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society – EMBC 2012, San Diego, California, USA, August 28 — September 1, 2012.

Medical Devices Vigilance and Patient Safety. Bliznakov Z, Pallikarakis N. 4th Panhellenic Conference on Biomedical Technology, National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece, January 20-21, 2012 (in Greek).

Biomedical Technology Management: WEB-PRAXIS – Medical Equipment Management System. Bliznakov Z, Malataras P, Pallikarakis N. 4th Panhellenic Conference on Biomedical Technology, National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece, January 20-21, 2012 (in Greek).

Simulation of X-Ray Brain Imaging: Initial Results. Dermitzakis A, Malliori A, Bliznakova K, Gatzounis G, Pallikarakis N. European Medical Physics and Bioengineering Conference — EMPEC 2012, Sofia, Bulgaria, October 18-20, 2012.

Breast Tomosynthesis Studies With Monochromatic Beam. Malliori A, Bliznakova K, Pallikarakis N. 4th Panhellenic Conference on Biomedical Technology, National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece, January 20-21, 2012.

Digital Breast Tomosynthesis With Monochromatic Beam for Low Contrast Features. Malliori A, Bliznakova K, Pallikarakis N. Riga Technical University 53rd International Scientific Conference. International Symposium on Biomedical Engineering and Medical Physics, Riga, Latvia, October 10-12, 2012.

Dual Energy Studies with Synchrotron Radiation: Preliminary Results for Low-Contrast Features. Malliori A, Bliznakova K, Dermitzakis A, Pallikarakis N. European Medical Physics and Bioengineering Conference — EMPEC 2012, Sofia, Bulgaria, October 18-20, 2012.

Future Number of ESRD Patients’ Projection Using Markov Chain Monte Carlo Model. Rodina-Theocharaki A, Bliznakova K, Goumenos D, Pallikarakis N. Riga Technical University 53rd International Scientific Conference. International Symposium on Biomedical Engineering and Medical Physics, Riga, Latvia, October 10-12, 2012.

A SW Tool for Predicting Future ESRD Patients’ Number. Rodina-Theocharaki A, Bliznakova K. European Medical Physics and Bioengineering Conference — EMPEC 2012, Sofia, Bulgaria, October 18-20, 2012.

Proposal for Generic Biomedical Engineering Programs Based on European Experience. Jarm T, Miklavcic D, Pallikarakis N, Bliznakov Z,   Magjarevic R, Lackovic I, Pecchia L, Stagni R, Jobaggy A, Barbenel J. 5th European Conference of International Federation on Medical and Biological Engineering —EMBEC5, Budapest, Hungary, September 14-18, 2011, IFMBE Proceedings Vol. 37, 2012, pp. 1418-1421.

Real-Time Detection of Pathological Cardiac Events for a Wearable Wireless ECG Monitor. Chaves A, Encarnação P, Valchinov E, Pallikarakis N. 5thEuropean Conference of the International Federation for Medical and Biological Engineering, — EMBEC5, Budapest, Hungary, September 14-18, 2011, IFMBE Proceedings Vol. 37, 2012, pp. 921-924.

Wireless Dry-Contact Biopotential Electrode. Valchinov E, Rutkovskis A, Pallikarakis N. 3rd International Conference on e-Health and Bioengineering, Iasi — EHB 2011, Romania, November 24-26, 2011.

Quality Assurance and Accreditation of BME Programs in Europe. Stagni R, Bisi MC, Jobbaggy A, Bliznakov Z. 5th European Conference of International Federation on Medical and Biological Engineering — EMBEC5, Budapest, Hungary, September 14-18, 2011.

Quality Indicators in Clinical Engineering: a Case Study. Styliari I, Michail Ch, Bliznakov Z. 2nd Panhellenic Conference on Biomedical Technology and Medical Equipment, Kavala, Greece, May 27-29, 2011 (in Greek).

Overview of Biomedical Engineering Education Programs in Europe: The Results of the CRH-BME Project Survey. Bliznakov Z, Pallikarakis N. 5th European Conference of International Federation on Medical and Biological Engineering — EMBEC5, Budapest, Hungary, September 14-18, 2011.

Curricula Reformation and Harmonisation in the Field of Biomedical Engineering. Cristea P, Tuduce R, Bliznakov Z, Pallikarakis N. 6th International Conference on Interdisciplinary in Education – ICIE, Karabuk / Safranbolu, Turkey, April 14-16, 2011.

Promoting Harmonization of BME Education in Europe: The CRH-BME Tempus Project. Pallikarakis N, Bliznakov Z, Miklavcic D, Jarm T, Magjarevic R, Lackovic I, Pecchia L, Stagni R, Jobaggy A, Barbenel J. 33rd Annual International Conference of the IEEE EMBS Boston, Massachusetts USA, August 30 — September 3, 2011.

A Wearable Wireless ECG Sensor: A Design With a Minimal Number of Parts. Valchinov E, Pallikarakis N. MEDICON 2010 — XII Mediterranean Conference on Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing, satellite event: 7th European Symposium on Biomedical Engineering — ESBME 2010, Chalkidiki, Greece, May 27-30, 2010, IFMBE Proceedings Vol.29, pp. 288-291.

Review of the Biomedical Engineering Education Programs in Europe Within the Framework of TEMPUS IV, CRH-BME Project. Bliznakov Z, Pallikarakis N. MEDICON 2010 — XII Mediterranean Conference on Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing, satellite event: 7th European Symposium on Biomedical Engineering — ESBME 2010, Chalkidiki, Greece, May 27-30, 2010, IFMBE Proceedings Vol. 29, pp. 979-982.

An Improved Algorithm for Out-of-plane Artifacts Removal in Digital Tomosynthesis Reconstructions. Bliznakova K, Bliznakov Z, Pallikarakis N. MEDICON 2010 — XII Mediterranean Conference on Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing, satellite event: 7th European Symposium on Biomedical Engineering — ESBME 2010, Chalkidiki, Greece, May 27-30, 2010, IFMBE Proceedings Vol.29, pp. 367-370.

End Stage Renal Disease Patients’ Projection Using Markov Chain Monte Carlo Simulation. Rodina A, Bliznakova K, Pallikarakis N. MEDICON 2010 — XII Mediterranean Conference on Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing, satellite event: 7th European Symposium on Biomedical Engineering — ESBME 2010, Chalkidiki, Greece, May 27-30, 2010, IFMBE Proceedings Vol.29, pp. 796-799.

A European Biomedical Engineering Postgraduate Program – from Evaluation to Continuous Improvement. Griva V, Pallikarakis N. MEDICON 2010 — XII Mediterranean Conference on Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing, satellite event: 7th European Symposium on Biomedical Engineering — ESBME 2010, Chalkidiki, Greece, May 27-30, 2010, IFMBE Proceedings Vol.29, pp. 831-834.

Comparison of Methods for Identification of Oval Contours on Tomographic Images With Potential Application in the Image Guided Orthopedic Surgery. Kamarianakis Z, Buliev I, Pallikarakis N. MEDICON 2010 — XII Mediterranean Conference on Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing, satellite event: 7th European Symposium on Biomedical Engineering — ESBME 2010, Chalkidiki, Greece, May 27-30, 2010.

Challenges of the Biomedical Engineering Education in Europe. Magjarevic R, Lackovic I, Bliznakov Z, Pallikarakis N. 32nd Annual International Conference of the IEEE EMBS Buenos Aires, Argentina, August 31— September 4, 2010, Conference Proceedings – IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society pp. 2959-2962.

A Computer-Based Platform for Digital Breast Tomosynthesis Simulation Studies. Malliori A, Bliznakova K, Pallikarakis N. Proceedings of the IEEE/EMBS Region 8 International Conference on Information Technology Applications in Biomedicine — ITAB, Corfu, Greece, November 2-5, 2010.

Harmonising the Curricula of Biomedical Engineering Programs in Europe: The TEMPUS CRH-BME Project. Pallikarakis N, Bliznakov Z. International Technology, Education and Development Conference — INTED2009, Valencia, Spain, March 9-11, 2009, INTED Proceedings, pp. 2744-2749.

TEMPUS IV, CRH-BME – Curricula Reformation and Harmonisation in the Field of Biomedical Engineering. Bliznakov Z, Stavrianou K, Pallikarakis N. World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering — WC2009, Munich, Germany, September 7-12, 2009.

Modeling of Irregular Breast Lesions. Hintsala H, Bliznakova K, Pallikarakis N, Jämsä T. World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering — WC2009, Munich, Germany, September 7-12, 2009, IFMBE Proceedings Vol.25 (4), pp. 2024-2027.

Identification and Localization of Intramedullary Nail Holes for Orthopedic Procedures Using Cone Beam Reconstruction and Simulation Techniques. Kamarianakis Z, Buliev I, Pallikarakis N. World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering — WC2009, Munich, Germany, September 7-12, 2009, IFMBE Proceedings Vol.25 (4), pp. 1182-1185.

Prevalence Prognosis of the End Stage Renal Disease Patients in Greece. Rodina A, Bliznakova K, Stavrianou R. World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering — WC2009, Munich, Germany, September 7-12, 2009, IFMBE Proceedings Vol. 25 (5), 2009, pp. 237-240.

Survival of Single Microbubbles Insonated in Solution and in Narrow Tubes. Butler M, Dermitzakis A, Thomas D, Pye SD, Sboros V. Ultrasonics Symposium (IUS), Rome, Italy, September 20-23, 2009, IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium Proceedings, pp. 1259-1261.

Simulation Design and Characterization of Multilieaf Collimators at Rotational Radiotherapy. Tsolaki E, Bliznakova K, Pallikarakis N. 6th European Symposium on Biomedical Engineering — ESBME 2008, Chania, Crete Island, Greece, June 19-21, 2008.

3D Breast Imaging Using Digital Tomosynthesis: Simulation Studies. Kalimeris F, Bliznakova K, Pallikarakis N. 6th European Symposium on Biomedical Engineering — ESBME 2008, Chania, Crete Island, Greece, June 19-21, 2008.

Fuzzy Logic Controller for Weaning of Conscious Patients from Mechanical Ventilation: a Simulation Study. Dermitzakis A, Buliev I, Filos K. 6th European Symposium on Biomedical Engineering — ESBME 2008, Chania, Crete Island, Greece, June 19-21, 2008.

A Voxel-Based Monte Carlo Radiotherapy Simulator. Bliznakova K, Bliznakov Z, Pallikarakis N. 6th European Symposium on Biomedical Engineering — ESBME 2008, Chania, Crete Island, Greece, June 19-21, 2008.

An Optimised 3D Breast Phantom for X-ray Breast Imaging Techniques. Bliznakova K, Kazakli S, Pallikarakis N. 4th European Congress for Medical and Biological Engineering “Engineering for Health”, Antwerp, Belgium, November 23-27, 2008.

Mammography Simulation: Compressed Breast Phantom Studies. Kazakli S, Bliznakova K, Pallikarakis N. 6th European Symposium on Biomedical Engineering — ESBME 2008, Chania, Crete Island, Greece, June 19-21, 2008.

CLCT:A C++ Library for Computed Tomography Applications. Kamarianakis Z, Buliev I, Pallikarakis N. 6th European Symposium on Biomedical Engineering — ESBME 2008, Chania, Crete Island, Greece, June 19-21, 2008.

Microcalcification Detection Using Digital Tomosynthesis, Dual Energy Mammography and Cone Beam Computed Tomography: a Comparative Study. Kamarianakis Z, Soimu D, Bliznakova K, Pallikarakis N. 4th European Conference for Medical and Biological Engineering “Engineering for Health”, Antwerp, Belgium, November 23-27, 2008, IFMBE Proceedings Vol.22, pp. 660-663.

Medical Devices Quality and Safety Controls Unit: Standards to Develop, Needs to Address, Challenges to Face. Malataras P, Kamarianakis Z, Stavrianou K, Bliznakov Z, Valchinov E, Panoutsopoulou E, Papathanassopoulos F, Pallikarakis N. 6th European Symposium on Biomedical Engineering — ESBME 2008, Chania, Crete Island, Greece, June 19-21, 2008.

Wearable Wireless Electrode for ECG Monitoring. Valchinov E, Stavrianou K, Pallikarakis N. Workshop on: Home telemonitoring, and its status on the participating countries: Cyprus, Greece, and Italy. Venue: Orthodox Foundation of Education and Culture of the Holy Metropolis of Thessaloniki. Thessaloniki, Greece, September 1, 2008.

Promoting Home Dialysis through Telemedicine. Barbieri R, Salzano G, Balanou E, Nelos D, Tzanos D, Stavrianou K. 6th European Symposium on Biomedical Engineering — ESBME 2008, Chania, Crete Island, Greece, June 19-21, 2008.

Rodent Imaging With Helical μCBCT. Soimu D, Kamarianakis Z, Pallikarakis N. 4th European Conference for Medical and Biological Engineering “Engineering for Health”, Antwerp, Belgium, November 23-27, 2008, IFMBE Proceedings Vol.22, pp. 655-659.

Medical Equipment Inventorying and Installation of a Web-based Management System – Pilot Application in the Periphery of Crete. Bliznakov Z, Malataras P, Pallikarakis N. MEDICON 2007 — XI Mediterranean Conference on Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing, Ljubljana, Slovenia, June 26 – 30, 2007, IFMBE Proceedings Vol. 16, pp. 1092-1095.

Wearable Wireless Biopotential Electrode for ECG Monitoring. Valchinov E, Pallikarakis N. MEDICON 2007 — XI Mediterranean Conference on Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing, Ljubljana, Slovenia, June 26-30, 2007, IFMBE Proceedings Vol. 16, pp. 373-376.

Monte Carlo Radiotherapy Simulator: Applications and Feasibility Studies. Bliznakova K, Soimu D, Bliznakov Z, Pallikarakis N. MEDICON 2007 — XI Mediterranean Conference on Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing, Ljubljana, Slovenia, June 26-30, 2007, IFMBE Proceedings Vol. 16, pp. 928-931.

Studies on the Attenuating Properties of Various Materials Used for Protection in Radiotherapy and Their Effect of on the Dose Distribution in Rotational Therapy. Ivanova T, Malatara Z, Bliznakova K, Kardamakis D, Pallikarakis P. MEDICON 2007 — XI Mediterranean Conference on Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing, Ljubljana, Slovenia, June 26-30, 2007, IFMBE Proceedings Vol. 16, pp. 923-927.

Evaluation of Tomographic Reconstruction for Small Animals Using Micro Digital Tomosynthesis (MicroDTS). Soimu D, Kamarianakis Z, Pallikarakis N. MEDICON 2007 — XI Mediterranean Conference on Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing, Ljubljana, Slovenia, June 26-30, 2007, IFMBE Proceedings Vol. 16, pp. 826-829.

Image Quality in Helical Cone-Beam CT 3D Reconstructions of Low Contrast Objects. Soimu D, Kamarianakis Z, Pallikarakis N. 1st International Conference on Advancements of Medicine and Health Care through Technology — MediTech2007, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, September 27-29, 2007, in Proceedings p. 231.

Monte Carlo Radiotherapy Simulator Implemented on a Distributed System. Bliznakova K, Buliev I, Bliznakov Z. 5th European Symposium on Biomedical Engineering — ESBME 2006, University of Patras, Patras, Greece, July 7-9, 2006.

Quality of Life of Patients Undergoing Haemodialysis in Greece. Stavrianou K, Pallikarakis N. World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, Seoul, Korea, August 27 – September 1, 2006.

Study on the Evolution of Hemodialysis in Greece. Stavrianou K, Pallikarakis N. INTERREG IIIC, 5th Future Health Semiannual meeting, Riga, Latvia, June 5-7, 2006.

Two-Electrode Biopotential Amplifier for Measuring of Human Limb Movement. Valchinov E, Pallikarakis N. 5th European Symposium on Biomedical Engineering — ESBME 2006, University of Patras, Patras, Greece, July 7-9, 2006.

Application Study of Medical Equipment Management System – Praxis in the University Hospital of Patras. Maragos G, Bliznakov Z. 5th European Symposium on Biomedical Engineering — ESBME 2006, University of Patras, Patras, Greece, July 7-9, 2006.

Monte Carlo Radiotherapy Simulator Implemented on a Distributed System. Bliznakova K, Buliev I, Bliznakov Z. 5th European Symposium on Biomedical Engineering — ESBME 2006, University of Patras, Patras, Greece, July 7-9, 2006.

Analysis and Classification of Medical Device Recalls. Bliznakov Z, Mitalas G, Pallikarakis N. World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, Seoul, Korea, August 27 — September 1, 2006.

Identification of Intramedullary Nail Holes for Orthopedic Procedures. Kamarianakis Z, Buliev I. 5th European Symposium on Biomedical Engineering — ESBME 2006, University of Patras, Patras, Greece, July 7-9, 2006.

Preliminary Studies for Development of a 3D Animal Phantom for CT Imaging. Soimu D, Kamarianakis Z. 5th European Symposium on Biomedical Engineering — ESBME 2006, University of Patras, Patras, Greece, July 7-9, 2006.

Active Electrode Amplifier for Recording of Low Amplitude Biosignals With DC Rejection. Valchinov E. 1st Conference on Biosciences of the University of Patras, Rio –Patras, Greece, May 19-20, 2005.

Safety Recalls on Medical Device Software. Bliznakov Z, Mitalas G, Pallikarakis N. 1st Conference on Biosciences of the University of Patras, Rio – Patras, Greece, May 19-20, 2005.

Medical Device Software and Patient Safety. Pappous G, Bliznakov Z, Mitalas G, Pallikarakis N. 3rd International Conference on Information Communication Technologies in Health, Samos Island, Greece, July 7-9, 2005.

A Voxel-Based Monte Carlo Radiotherapy Simulator. Bliznakova K, Kolitsi Z, Pallikarakis N. 3rd European Medical and Biological Engineering Conference — EMBEC’05, Prague, Czech Republic, November 20-25, 2005, EMBEC Proceedings, pp. 1386-1391.

Dual Energy Subtraction Tomosynthesis – Simulation Studies Using a 3D Breast Software Phantom. Bliznakova K, Kolitsi Z, Pallikarakis N. 3rd European Medical and Biological Engineering Conference — EMBEC’05, Prague, Czech Republic, November 20-25, 2005, EMBEC Proceedings, pp. 1402-1405.

Studies of Field Shaping With “Omoiotheta” Beam Modulators in Rotational Radiation Therapy. Ivanova T, Bliznakova K, Pallikarakis N. 3rd European Medical and Biological Engineering Conference — EMBEC’05, Prague, Czech Republic, November 20-25, 2005, EMBEC Proceedings, pp.1714-1717.

Technology Assessment of Nocturnal Home Hemodialysis and Quality of Life in End Stage Renal Disease Patients in Greece. Stavrianou K, Pallikarakis N. 3rd European Medical and Biological Engineering Conference — EMBEC’05, Prague, Czech Republic, November 20-25, 2005.

A 3D Breast Software Phantom for Dual Energy Imaging Mammography. Bliznakova K, Bliznakov Z, Pallikarakis N. 4th European Symposium in Biomedical Engineering and Medical Physics — ESBME 2004, University of Patras, Patras, Greece, June 25-27, 2004.

A 3D Breast Software Phantom for Tomosynthetic Mammography. Bliznakova K, Kolitsi Z, Pallikarakis N. MEDICON 2004 — X Mediterranean Conference on Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing, Naples, Italy, July 31 — August 5, 2004.

Implementation of a Web Based Medical Device Vigilance and User Reporting System in Greece. Bliznakov Z, Pappous G, Pallikarakis N. MEDICON 2004 — X Mediterranean Conference on Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing, Naples, Italy, July 31 — August 5, 2004.

Technology Assessment of Home Hemodialysis in End Stage Renal Disease Patients and Study of Factors That Affect Their Adoption in Ellas. Stavrianou K, Pappous G. 4th European Symposium on Biomedical Engineering — ESBME 2004, University of Patras, Patras, Greece, June 25-27, 2004.

Preliminary Investigations on Application of µ-Cbct in Dentistry. Buliev I, Stavrianou K. 4th European Symposium on Biomedical Engineering — ESBME 2004, University of Patras, Patras, Greece, June 25-27, 2004.

Design of a Laser Device for Low Intensity Biostimulation. Valchinov E. 4th European Symposium on Biomedical Engineering — ESBME 2004, University of Patras, Patras, Greece, June 25-27, 2004.

Adjusting Capacity of Dental Services in Athens During the 2004 Olympic Games. Foukarakis E, Papathanassopoulos F, Pappous G, Tsekouras K. 4th European Symposium in Biomedical Engineering — ESBME 2004, University of Patras, Patras, Greece, June 25-27, 2004.

A Software Simulator for Radiotherapy Investigations. Bliznakova K, Pallikarakis N, Kolitsi Z. World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, Sydney, Australia, August 24-29, 2003.

Medical Equipment Inventory Recording – Practical Aspects. Pappous G, Bliznakov Z, Kolitsi Z, Pallikarakis N. World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, Sydney, Australia, August 24-29, 2003.

Development of a Biomedical Technology Management System – PRAXIS. Bliznakov Z, Pappous G, Pallikarakis N. 3rd European Symposium on Biomedical Engineering and Medical Physics — ESBME 2002, University of Patras, Patras, Greece, August 27 – September 1, 2002, in Proceedings, p. 18.

Patient Positioning Verification Using Tomosynthetic Portal Tomograms. Badea C, Buliev I, Bliznakova K, Kolitsi Z, Pallikarakis N. 3rd European Symposium on Biomedical Engineering and Medical Physics — ESBME 2002, University of Patras, Patras, Greece, August 27 – September 1, 2002, in Proceedings, p. 58.

Noise Removal in Tomosynthetic Mammographic Imaging. Badea C, Bliznakova K, Bliznakov Z, Pallikarakis N. 2nd European Medical and Biological Engineering Conference – EMBEC’02, Vienna, Austria, December 4-8, 2002, IFMBE Proceedings pp. 924-925.

A Method for Estimation of the Heart Position and Orientation for the Purpose of 3D X-ray Heart Imaging. Buliev I, Badea C, Pallikarakis N. 3rd European Symposium on Biomedical Engineering and Medical Physics — ESBME 2002, University of Patras, Patras, Greece, August 27 – September 1, 2002.

Biopotential Recording from Small Superficial Localized Sources. Valchinov E, Pallikarakis N. 3rd European Symposium on Biomedical Engineering and Medical Physics — ESBME 2002, University of Patras, Patras, Greece, August 27 – September 1, 2002.

A 3D Breast Software Phantom for Tomosynthetic Mammography. Bliznakova K, Bliznakov Z, Pallikarakis N. 3rd European Symposium on Biomedical Engineering and Medical Physics — ESBME 2002, University of Patras, Patras, Greece, 27 August – 1 September, 2002, in Proceedings, p. 41.

Medical Technology Inventory and Assessment in Health Centres of Central Greece. Pappous G, Papathanassopoulos F, Tsekouras K, Tsakos G, Pallikarakis N. 3rd European Symposium on Biomedical Engineering and Medical Physics — ESBME 2002, University of Patras, Greece, August 27 – September 1, 2002.