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Name

Charalambos Yiannakkaras

Job Title

Medical Physicist

Work Position

Medical Physics Department – Nicosia General Hospital

Interests

Nuclear Medicine, Radiology, Radiotherapy, Radiation Protection, Dosimetry, Programming, Electromagnetic Fields, Non-ionising Radiation

Short CV

Physics Degree from Athens University.
MSc in Medical Physics from Aberdeen University – Scotland
One year preregistration at Metaxa Memorial Hospital – Piraeus and acquisition of Medical Physicist Licence by the Greek Competent Authorities.
Currently works for Medical Physics Department – Nicosia General Hospital.

Publications

1. Yiannakakras C, Christodoulides G , Papadopoulos N
” Performance and beam characteristics of the new PANTAK Therapax HF225 X-Ray therapy machine.”
VIII Mediterranean Conference on Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing (Medicon ’98).

2. Yiannakkaras C, Christofides S
“Application for dose calculation on superficial X-Ray machines”
II European Federation Of Medical Physics – Mediterranean Conference on Medical Physics

3. Demetriadou O, Yiannakkaras C, Georgiou G.
“ Custom-built software for the evaluation of MPI. Comparison between Tl-201 and Tc-99m Myoview in patients with mild coronary artery disease.”
Journal of Nuclear Cardiology, Volume 14, Issue2, Supplement 1, March 2007, Page S66.

4. Yiannakkaras C, Demetriadou O
“Development of a Nuclear Medicine Information System as an alternative to expensive hardware and software installations.”
Presented with a Best Poster Award.
World Federation of Nuclear Medicine and Biology
9th World Congress of the World Federation of Nuclear Medicine and Biology, Seoul-Korea.

5. The EUnetHTA Clearinghouse Prototype Project – from collecting data to a sustainable EUnetHTA knowledge sharing network. Prototype description and needs.
Dauben H-P, Ruther A, Christofides S, Kunzlic C, Fabricius Jensen M, Yiannakkaras C, Chalone P.
EUnetHTA, January 2008.

6. Nigora Rasulova, Aviral Singh, Ourania Demetriadou, George Georgiou, Charalambos Yiannakkaras, Marat Khodjibekov, Adil Al-Nahhas
“Clinical significance of myocardial perfusion abnormalities in patients with varying degree of coronary artery stenosis.”
Nucl Med Commun. 2008 Feb;29(2):129-136.

7. Katarzyna Anna Matusiak, O. Demetriadou, Ch. Yiannakkaras, D.Kaolis, I. Polykarpou, L. Kaliska, N. Fasouliotes, A. Panayi, S. Christofides.
“Attenuation correction applied on MPI studies. Comparison of two different hybrid Nuclear Medicine systems and two different
radiopharmaceuticals using custom made Cardiac Phantom”
Annual Congress of European Association of Nuclear Medicine 2008.