Dr. Pantos Kostantinos
MD, PhD – Surgeon Obstetrician Gynecologist

pantos 160x160Specializes in: All Aspects of Assisted Reproduction Treatment and Technology

Location: Athens

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  • Creatsas G, Deligeoroglou E, Tsimaris P, Pantos K, Kreatsa M. Successful pregnancy in a Swyer syndrome patient with preexisting hypertension. Fertil Steril. 2011 Aug;96(2):e83-5.
  • Ntostis P, Peraki O, Boulgari A, Agiannitopoulos K, Pantos K, Lamnissou K. Genetic variation in the HSD3B1 gene and recurrent spontaneous abortions. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2012 Apr;25(4):408-10
  • Fiorentino F, Spizzichino L, Bono S, Biricik A, Kokkali G, Rienzi L, Ubaldi FM, Iammarrone E, Gordon A, Pantos K. PGD for reciprocal and Robertsonian translocations using array comparative genomic hybridization. Hum Reprod. 2011 Jul;26(7):1925-35.
  • Makrakis E, Pantos K. The outcomes of hysteroscopy in women with implantation failures after in-vitro fertilization: findings and effect on subsequent pregnancy rates. Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol. 2010 Aug;22(4):339-43.
  • Fiorentino F, Kokkali G, Biricik A, Stavrou D, Ismailoglu B, De Palma R, Arizzi L, Harton G, Sessa M, Pantos K. Polymerase chain reaction-based detection of chromosomal imbalances on embryos: the evolution of preimplantation genetic diagnosis for chromosomal translocations. Fertil Steril. 2010 Nov;94(6):2001-11, 2011.
  • Litridis I, Kapnoulas N, Natisvili T, Agiannitopoulos K, Peraki O, Ntostis P, Pantos K, Lamnissou K. Genetic variation in the CYP17 gene and recurrent spontaneous abortions. Arch Gynecol Obstet. 2011 Feb;283(2):289-93.
  • Goussetis E, Konialis CP, Peristeri I, Kitra V, Dimopoulou M, Petropoulou T, Vessalas G, Papassavas A, Tzanoudaki M, Kokkali G, Petrakou E, Spiropoulos A, Pangalos CG, Pantos K, Graphakos S. Successful hematopoietic stem cell transplantation in 2 children with X-linked chronic granulomatous disease from their unaffected HLA-identical siblings selected using preimplantation genetic diagnosis combined with HLA typing. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2010 Mar;16(3):344-9.
  • Pantos K , Kokkali G, Petroutsou K, Lekka K, Malligiannis P, Koratzis A. Monochorionic triplet and monoamniotic twins gestation after intracytoplasmic sperm injection and laser-assisted hatching. Fetal Diagn Ther. 2009;25(1):144-7.
  • Georgiou I, Noutsopoulos D, Dimitriadou E, Markopoulos G, Apergi A, Lazaros L, Vaxevanoglou T, Pantos K, Syrrou M, Tzavaras T. Retrotransposon RNA expression and evidence for retrotransposition events in human oocytes. Hum Mol Genet. 2009 Apr 1;18(7):1221-8.
  • Sertedaki A, Pantos K, Vrettou C, Kokkali G, Christofidou C, Kanavakis E, Dacou-Voutetakis C. Conception and pregnancy outcome in a patient with 11-bp deletion of the steroidogenic acute regulatory protein gene. Fertil Steril. 2009 Mar;91(3):934.e15-8.
  • Jones GM, Cram DS, Song B, Kokkali G, Pantos K, Trounson AO. Novel strategy with potential to identify developmentally competent IVF blastocysts. Hum Reprod. 2008 Aug;23(8):1748-59.
  • Kokkali G, Traeger-Synodinos J, Vrettou C, Stavrou D, Jones GM, Cram DS, Makrakis E, Trounson AO, Kanavakis E, Pantos K. Blastocyst biopsy versus cleavage stage biopsy and blastocyst transfer for preimplantation genetic diagnosis of beta-thalassaemia: a pilot study. Hum Reprod. 2007 May;22(5):1443-9.
  • Kokkali G, Vrettou C, Traeger-Synodinos J, Jones GM, Cram DS, Stavrou D, Trounson AO, Kanavakis E, Pantos K. Birth of a healthy infant following trophectoderm biopsy from blastocysts for PGD of beta-thalassaemia major. Hum Reprod. 2005 Jul;20(7):1855-9.
    Pantos K , Nikas G, Makrakis E, Stavrou D, Karantzis P, Grammatis M. Clinical value of endometrial pinopodes detection in artificial donation cycles. Reprod Biomed Online. 2004 Jul;9(1):86-90.
  • Pantos K , Makrakis E, Stavrou D, Karantzis P, Vaxevanoglou T, Tzigounis V. Comparison of embryo transfer on day 2, day 3, and day 6: a prospective randomized study. Fertil Steril. 2004 Feb;81(2):454-5.

Poster-Presentations
1. Jones G.M., Biba M., Kokkali G., Vaxevanoglou T., Chronopoulou M., Petroutsou K., Sfakianoudis K., Pantos K. Does deferral of blastocyst transfer to Day 6 compromise outcomes? (Poster) 28th ESHRE Annual Meeting, Istanbul, Turkey, 1rst to 4rth July 2012.

2. Kokkali G, Fiorentino F., Traeger-Synodinos J, Vrettou C, Spizzichino L, Biricik A., Petroutsou K., Stavrou D., Kanavakis E., Pantos K. The application of new technologies in PGD. 9th International Scientific Meeting, Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, Athens 28-30 September 2011.

3. Kokkali G., Sfakianoudis K., Jones GM., Fiorentino F., Traeger- Synodinou J., Vrettou C., Petroutsou K., Stavrou D.,Kanavakis E., Pantos K. Novel technologies in PGD, Proceedings of the 8th Congress on Women’s Health & Disease, Kos, 1-3 September 2011.

4. Jones, G.M., Cram, D.S., Song, B., Kokkali, G., Trounson, A.O., Pantos, K. Novel strategy with potential to identify developmentally competent IVF blastocysts. 8th Congress on Women’s Health & Disease, Kos, 1-3 September 2011.

5. Kokkali G, Traeger-Synodinos J, Vrettou C, Stavrou D, Jones GM, Cram D, Kanavakis E and Pantos K. PGD for monogenic diseases in the blastocyst 13 th World Congress in Human Reproduction, Venice 5-8 March 2009.

6. Invited Speaker Kostas Pantos «Overview of a successful working relationship between an IVF Unit and a Genetics Laboratory with no boundaries». ROME PGD LOGISTICS AND IVF SYMPOSIUM 31-01-2009.

7. Traeger-Synodinos J., Vrettou C., Tzetis M., Destouni A., Kokkali G., Davies S., Mastronimas M., Palmer G., Stavrou D., Pantos K., Kanavakis E Ten years of preimplanation genetic diagnosis (PGD) for haemoglobinopathies, cystic fibrosis, x-Linked disorders and rare monogenic diseases: a Greek experience. The European Human Genetics Conference, Barcelona, Spain, May 31 – June 3 2008.

8. Traeger-Synodinos J., Vrettou C., Tzetis M., Destouni A., Kokkali G., Davies S., Mastronimas M., Palmer G., Stavrou D., Pantos K., Kanavakis E Ten years of preimplanation genetic diagnosis (PGD) for haemoglobinopathies: a Greek experience. 11th International Conference on Thalassaemia and Haemoglobinopathies, Singapore 8th-11th October 2008.

9. Invited speaker: Kostas Pantos Controlling multiple pregnancies-single ET European Academy Surgery and Gynecology Lemesos, Cyprus 12-13 April, 2008.

10. Invited Speaker: Kostas Pantos The role of PGD in ART SERONO SYMPOSIA INTERNATIONAL: RECENT ADVANCES IN ART ANTALYA TURKEY 19 APRIL 2007.

11. Traeger-Synodinos J., Vrettou C., Tzetis M., Destouni A., Kokkali G., Davies S., Mastronimas M., Palmer G., Stavrou D., Pantos K., Kanavakis E Nine years of preimplanation genetic diagnosis (PGD) for thalassaemia, sickle cell syndromes, cystic fibrosis and rare monogenic diseases: a Greek experience. 7th International Symposium on Preimplantation Genetics, Melbourne, Australia 13th –16th June 2007.

12. Kokkali G, Invited Speaker, Blastocyst biopsy for preimplantation genetic diagnosis of β-thalassaemia: an alternative approach 5th Annual Congress of MSRM Mediteranean Society for Reproductive Medicine, Crete 27-30 April 2006.

13. Pangalos C, Konialis C. Kokkali G, Biricik A, Fiorentino F, Pantos K Preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) for Chronic Granulomatous Disease (CGD, gp91-phox) coupled to HLA matching and with subsequent successful pregnancy (Poster) American Society of Human Genetics, Annual meeting, New Orleans, Lousiana 13-16 October 2006.

14. Invited Speaker: Κ. Pantos “BLASTOCYSTS IN ART” 5TH NATIONAL CONGRESS OF INFERTILITY, CONTRACEPTION AND HORMONE REPLACEMENT THERAPY Boulgary , March 2004

15. Kokkali G, Vrettou C, Traeger-Synodinos J, Jones GM, Cram DS, Stavrou D, Trounson AO, Kanavakis E, Pantos K. Moving towards blastocyst biopsy: trophectoderm biopsy for PGD of β-thalassaemia 6th International Symposium on Preimplantation Genetics, London, UK 19-21 May 2005.

16. Traeger-Synodinos J., Vrettou C., Tzetis M., Destouni A., Davis S., Mastrominas M., Palmer G., Kokkali G., Pantos K., Kanavakis E.. Six years of PGD for β-haemoglobinopathies and cystic-fibrosis in Greece6th International Symposium on Preimplantation Genetics, London, UK 19-21 May 2005.

17. Pantos K, Makrakis E, Stavrou D, Karantzis P, Grammatis M, Kokkali GClinical outcomes after Laser or mechanical assisted hatching: A prospective study (Poster)12th World Congress on Human Reproduction, Venice, Italy 10-13 March 2005.

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