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Doctor Apostolos Tzikas

Interbalkan Medical Center, Thessaloniki (Greece)

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Apostolos Tzikas, MD, PhD, FESC is a structural heart interventionalist at AHEPA University of Thessaloniki and European Interbalkan Medical Center, Greece. He has a long-standing interest in stroke prevention and LAA closure in particular; he published the first multi-center, large-scale registry regarding the ACP occluder and was the leading author of the Munich consensus document on definitions and clinical endpoints for LAA closure studies. He has a PhD in interventional cardiology (The role of advanced imaging in TAVI) from the Thoraxcenter, Rotterdam and he is an experienced clinical proctor for Abbott in TAVI and LAA closure. He has served as faculty to TCT, EuroPCR and other international meetings with presentations and live case transmissions on LAA implantation techniques and troubleshooting.

Left Atrial Appendage Closure.

Event: ESC CONGRESS 2020 - The Digital Experience

Topic: Stroke Prevention

Session: Left Atrial Appendage Closure


Motivational Interviewing to Support Oral AntiCoagulation adherence in patients with non-valvular Atrial Fibrillation (MISOAC-AF): a randomised clinical trial

Event: ESC CONGRESS 2020 - The Digital Experience

Topic: Oral Anticoagulation

Session: NOAC Dosing, Adherence and Treatment Effects


Guiding LAA closure.

Event: EuroEcho 2019

Topic: Intraoperative and Interventional Echocardiography

Session: Echocardiography during cardiac interventions


Factors associated with the prescription practices of non-vitamin K antagonists in non valvular atrial fibrillation in daily clinical practice

Event: EHRA 2018

Topic: Atrial Fibrillation - Stroke Prevention - Oral Anticoagulation

Session: Atrial fibrillation - Clinical


Left atrial appendage occlusion: where do we stand in 2017?

Event: ESC CONGRESS 2017

Topic: Stroke

Session: Intervention for stroke prevention


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