Dr. Eleftherios Pelechas, PhD, MSc, MAc - University of Ioannina, Medical School - Rheumatologist

Dr. Eleftherios Pelechas

PhD, MSc, MAc

University of Ioannina, Medical School

Rheumatologist

Ioannina, Ipeiros | Greece

Main Specialties: Rheumatology

Additional Specialties: Rheumatology

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Dr. Eleftherios Pelechas, PhD, MSc, MAc - University of Ioannina, Medical School - Rheumatologist

Dr. Eleftherios Pelechas

PhD, MSc, MAc

Introduction

Primary Affiliation: University of Ioannina, Medical School - Ioannina, Ipeiros , Greece

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Education

Oct 2019
European League Against Rheumatism
Imaging in Rheumatic Diseases
Rheumatology - Imaging
Mar 2019
The Global Health Network
Certificate
Good Clinical Practice
Sep 2017 - May 2018
European League Against Rheumatism
Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Course
Rheumatology
Dec 2016 - Dec 2016
European League Against Rheumatism
Training in Musculoskeletal Ultrasound
Rheumatology - Ultrasounds
Sep 2016 - Sep 2016
European League Against Rheumatism
Training in Nailfold Videocapillaroscopy
Rheumatology - Capillaroscopy
Sep 2013 - Jun 2015
Hellenic Institute of Acupuncture
MAc
Acupuncture
May 2015
Hellenic Institute of Acupuncture
Certificate
Medical Acupuncture
Sep 2013
Universitatea de Medicina si Farmacie Gr T Popa
PhD
Epidemiology
Jan 2008 - Feb 2013
Universitatea de Medicina si Farmacie Gr T Popa Iasi
PhD in Epidemiology
Epidemiology
Sep 2008 - Sep 2012
Open University of Cyprus
MSc in Healthcare Management
Management and Economics
Sep 2012
Open University of Cyprus
MSc
Healthcare Management
Sep 2001 - Dec 2007
Universitatea de Medicina si Farmacie Gr T Popa Iasi
Medicine
Medicine
Sep 2007
Universitatea de Medicina si Farmacie Gr T Popa
Medicine

Experience

Jul 2015 - Aug 2015
Scarborough General Hospital
Senior House Officer
Accident and Emergency
Mar 2015 - Mar 2015
Fairfield General Hospital
Senior House Officer
Accident and Emergency
Jan 2014 - Feb 2014
Derriford Hospital
Senior House Officer
Internal Medicine
Jan 2014 - Jan 2014
Leicester Royal Infirmary
Senior House Officer
Acute Medical Unit
May 2011 - Feb 2013
Geniko Nosokomeio Kerkiras
Medical Resident
Internal Medicine
Feb 2016
University Hospital of Ioannina

Rheumatology

Publications

23Publications

520Reads

221Profile Views

4PubMed Central Citations

Reply to the Editor.

Semin Arthritis Rheum 2020 04 1;50(2):e7. Epub 2019 Aug 1.

Department of Internal Medicine Medical School, University of Ioannina Rheumatology Clinic, 45110 Ioannina, Greece. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.semarthrit.2019.07.005DOI Listing
April 2020
3 Reads
3.925 Impact Factor

Comment on: Assessments of the unmet need in the management of patients with rheumatoid arthritis: analyses from the NOR-DMARD registry.

Rheumatology (Oxford) 2019 10;58(10):1883-1884

Rheumatology Clinic, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/rheumatology/kez206DOI Listing
October 2019
6 Reads
4.475 Impact Factor

Clinical evaluation of the safety, efficacy and tolerability of sarilumab in the treatment of moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis.

Ther Clin Risk Manag 2019 4;15:1073-1079. Epub 2019 Sep 4.

Rheumatology Clinic, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2147/TCRM.S167452DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6732515PMC
September 2019
7 Reads
1.343 Impact Factor

Cochlear involvement in patients with systemic autoimmune rheumatic diseases: a clinical and laboratory comparative study.

Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 2019 Sep 30;276(9):2419-2426. Epub 2019 May 30.

Department of Rheumatology, University Hospital of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00405-019-05487-5DOI Listing
September 2019
24 Reads
1.608 Impact Factor

Conventional radiography of the hands and wrists in rheumatoid arthritis. What a rheumatologist should know and how to interpret the radiological findings.

Rheumatol Int 2019 Aug 22;39(8):1331-1341. Epub 2019 May 22.

Rheumatology Clinic, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, 45110, Greece.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00296-019-04326-4DOI Listing
August 2019
9 Reads
1.627 Impact Factor

Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment. A Back to the Drawing Board Project or High Expectations for Low Unmet Needs?

J Clin Med 2019 Aug 16;8(8). Epub 2019 Aug 16.

Rheumatology Clinic, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, University of Ioannina, 45110 Ioannina, Greece.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/jcm8081237DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6722985PMC
August 2019
4 Reads

Maintained Clinical Remission in Ankylosing Spondylitis Patients Switched from Reference Infliximab to Its Biosimilar: An 18-Month Comparative Open-Label Study.

J Clin Med 2019 07 2;8(7). Epub 2019 Jul 2.

Rheumatology Clinic, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, University of Ioannina, 45110 Ioannina, Greece.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/jcm8070956DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6679061PMC
July 2019
5 Reads

Unmet needs in the treatment of ankylosing spondylitis: a long-term observational study from a single university center.

Rheumatol Int 2019 04 15;39(4):663-668. Epub 2019 Mar 15.

Rheumatology Clinic, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00296-019-04277-wDOI Listing
April 2019
7 Reads
1.627 Impact Factor

Golimumab for Rheumatoid Arthritis.

J Clin Med 2019 Mar 20;8(3). Epub 2019 Mar 20.

Rheumatology Clinic, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, University of Ioannina, 45110 Ioannina, Greece.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/jcm8030387DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6463251PMC
March 2019
3 Reads

Etanercept biosimilar SB-4.

Expert Opin Biol Ther 2019 03 11;19(3):173-179. Epub 2019 Jan 11.

a Rheumatology Clinic, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School , University of Ioannina , Ioannina , Greece.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14712598.2019.1566456DOI Listing
March 2019
39 Reads
3.743 Impact Factor

Granuloma annulare development in a patient with rheumatoid arthritis treated with tocilizumab: case-based review.

Rheumatol Int 2019 02 7;39(2):353-357. Epub 2018 Dec 7.

Department of Internal Medicine, Rheumatology Clinic, Medical School, University of Ioannina, 45110, Ioannina, Greece.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00296-018-4212-0DOI Listing
February 2019
15 Reads
1.627 Impact Factor

Unmet needs in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. An observational study and a real-life experience from a single university center.

Semin Arthritis Rheum 2019 Feb 22;48(4):597-602. Epub 2018 Jun 22.

Rheumatology Clinic, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Stavrou Niarchou Blv 45500, Ioannina, Greece. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.semarthrit.2018.06.003DOI Listing
February 2019
36 Reads
3.925 Impact Factor

Hydroxychloroquine-induced dark butterfly rash in a rheumatoid arthritis patient.

Rheumatology (Oxford) 2018 05 23;57(5):849. Epub 2017 Oct 23.

Department of Internal Medicine, Rheumatology Clinic, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/rheumatology/kex388DOI Listing
May 2018
11 Reads
4.475 Impact Factor

ABP 501 for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis.

Expert Opin Biol Ther 2018 03 24;18(3):317-322. Epub 2018 Jan 24.

a Rheumatology Clinic, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School , University of Ioannina , Ioannina , Greece.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14712598.2018.1430760DOI Listing
March 2018
16 Reads
3.743 Impact Factor

A Case of Recalcitrant Psoriatic Arthritis to TNF Inhibitors Improved After Administration of Secukinumab, an IL-17A Inhibitor.

Rheumatol Ther 2017 Dec 11;4(2):509-513. Epub 2017 Oct 11.

Rheumatology Clinic, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40744-017-0084-0DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5696296PMC
December 2017
26 Reads

Transfusion-related acute lung injury in a patient with systemic lupus erythematosus.

Clin Exp Rheumatol 2017 Mar-Apr;35(2):353. Epub 2017 Jan 27.

Rheumatology Clinic, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Greece.

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June 2017
103 Reads
2.724 Impact Factor

Sirukumab: a promising therapy for rheumatoid arthritis.

Expert Opin Biol Ther 2017 06 10;17(6):755-763. Epub 2017 Apr 10.

a Rheumatology Clinic, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School , University of Ioannina , Ioannina , Greece.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14712598.2017.1315099DOI Listing
June 2017
69 Reads
1 Citation
3.743 Impact Factor

Electrocardiographic Manifestations in three Psychiatric patients with Hypothermia - Case Report.

Hellenic J Cardiol 2016 Sep 8. Epub 2016 Sep 8.

Department of Cardiology, General Hospital of Corfu, Greece.

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September 2016
48 Reads
1 Citation
0.785 Impact Factor

Impact of nasal continuous positive airway pressure on heart rhythm in patients with obstructive sleep apnea/hypopnea syndrome.

Authors:
E Pelechas A Doina

Minerva Med 2014 Jun;105(3):255-60

University of Medicine and Pharmacy Iasi, Romania -

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June 2014
8 Reads
1.202 Impact Factor

Gastroesophageal reflux disease: epidemiological data, symptomatology and risk factors.

Rev Med Chir Soc Med Nat Iasi 2013 Jan-Mar;117(1):183-8

Discipline of Primary Health Care and Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Medicine and Pharmacy Grigore T. Popa, Iasi.

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March 2014
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Improvement of gastroesophageal reflux in patients with obstructive sleep apnoea treated with continuous positive airway pressure.

J Gastrointestin Liver Dis 2012 12;21(4):443

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December 2012
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Paraskevi V Voulgari
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University of Ioannina

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Evripidis Kaltsonoudis
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University of Ioannina

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Alexandra Papoudou-Bai
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