Focus and Scope

Hospital Chronicles, a peer-reviewed journal, is the official journal of the Scientific Society of Evagelismos General Hospital of Athens. It provides timely publication of important scientific developments in the field of medicine. The Journal publishes both basic and clinical papers of scientific merit devoted to all fields of medicine.

The Journal focuses on attracting authors from all disciplines in Medicine to submit manuscripts, including original articles, comprehensive reviews, case reports, images in medicine, seminars & symposia, which will be educational and informative of important progress in clinical investigation in all fields of Medicine.

Peer Review Process

All articles are peer-reviewed via an online reviewing process.

Plagiarism software are being used to check all manuscripts prior to publication.

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

Editorial Board

ISSN: 1790-7306

Editor-in-Chief

e-ISSN: 1792-9172

Dr. Athanasios Yalouris

Elpis General Hospital, Athens, Greece

Associate Editor

 

Dr. Spyridon Savvanis

Elpis General Hospital, Athens, Greece

Assistant Editors

 

Dr. Antonios Chalapas

Dr. Pinelopi Grigoropoulou

Dr. Dimitrios Syrigos

Dr. Natalia Vallianou

Hygeia Hospital, Athens, Greece

Elpis General Hospital, Athens, Greece

Elpis General Hospital, Athens, Greece

Evagelismos General Hospital, Athens, Greece

Editorial Assistant

 

Katerina Papamali

Evagelismos General Hospital, Athens, Greece

Editor Emeritus

 

Dr. Costantinos G. Alexopoulos

Prof. Antonis S. Manolis

 
Editorial Staff 


EDITORIAL BOARD

 

SECTION EDITORS

Anesthesiology: Elisavet Stamataki, MD (GR)

Cardiac Surgery: Panagiotis Dedeilias, MD (GR)

Cardiology: Antonis S. Manolis, MD (GR)

Endocrinology: Stylianos Tsagarakis, MD (GR)

Gastroenterology: Gerasimos Mantzaris, MD (GR)

Hematology: Maria Pagoni, MD (GR)

Infectious Diseases: Vasileios Papastamopoulos, MD (GR)

Intensive Care: Spyridon Zakynthinos, MD (GR)

Internal Medicine: Emmanuel Andreadis, MD (GR)

Nephrology: Theofanis Apostolou, MD, (GR)

Neurosurgery: George Stranjalis, MD (GR)

Nuclear Medicine: Ioannis Datseris, MD (GR)

Ophthalmology: Charalampia Linardi, MD (GR)

Orthopedics: Christos Garnavos, MD (GR)

Otorhinolaryngology: Iro Kokkevi, MD (GR)

Pathology: Dimitra Rontogianni, MD (GR)

Psychiatry: Kalliopi Prokopaki, MD (GR)

Radiology: Dimitrios Exarhos, MD (GR)

Surgery: George Stylianidis, MD (GR)

Thoracic Surgery: Kalliopi Athanassiadi, MD (GR)

 

MEMBERS

Anesthesiology

Helen Askitopoulou, MD (GR), Elisavet Stamataki, MD (GR)

Cardiac Electrophysiology & Pacing

Serge S. Barold, MD (USA), Pedro Brugada, MD (BE), N.A. Mark Estes III, MD (USA), John Fisher, MD (USA), Konstantinos Gatzoulis, MD (GR). Berndt Luederitz, MD (DE), Antonis S. Manolis, MD (GR), Sanjeev Saksena, MD (USA), Vassilis Vassilikos, MD (GR), Paul J. Wang, MD (USA)

Cardiac MRI

Peter Danias, MD (GR), Theodoros Kratimenos, MD (GR)

Cardiology

Harisios Boudoulas, MD (GR), Dennis V. Cokkinos, MD (GR), Gerasimos Filippatos, MD (GR), Valentin Fuster, MD (USA), Haralambos Gavras, MD (USA), Efstathios Iliodromitis, MD (GR), Spyros Koulouris, MD (GR), John Madias, MD (USA), John Nanas, MD (GR), Thanos Pipilis, MD (GR)

Dermatology

Dionysios Tsambaos, MD (GR)

Echocardiography

Athanasios Kranidis, MD (GR), Petros Nihoyannopoulos, MD (UK), Natesa Pandian, MD (USA)

Endocrinology & Diabetes

Venetsana Kyriazopoulou, MD (GR), Stylianos Tsagarakis, MD (GR)

Epidemiology - Genetics

Stamatis Alahiotis, MD (GR)

Gastroenterology

Gerasimos Mantzaris, MD (GR)

Heart and Thoracic Surgery

Michael Argiriou, MD (MD), Kalliopi Athanassiadi, MD (GR), Christos Charitos, MD (GR), Panagiotis Dedeilias, MD (GR), John Elefteriades, MD (USA), John Kokotsakis, MD (GR), Dimitris Nikas, MD (GR), Sir Magdi Yacoub, MD (UK), Charalambos Zisis, MD (GR)

Hematology

Maria Garofalaki, MD (GR), Nikolaos Harhalakis, MD (GR), Alice Maniatis, MD (GR)

Infectious Diseases

Ioannis Baraboutis, MD (GR), Jean Klastersky, MD (BE), Vasileios Papastamopoulos, MD (MD), George Saroglou, MD (GR), Athanasios Skoutelis, MD (GR), Eleni Giamarellou, MD (GR), George Samonis, MD (GR)

Intensive Care

Ioannis Kalomenidis, MD (GR), Spyros Mentzelopoulos, MD (GR), Serafeim Nanas, MD (GR), Charis Roussos, MD (GR), Jean Paul Sculier, MD (BE), Christina Routsi, MD (GR), Theodoros Vasilakopoulos, MD (GR)

Internal Medicine

Emmanuel Andreadis, MD (GR), Nikolaos Katsilambros, MD (GR), Dimitrios Loukopoulos, MD (GR), Nikolaos Madias, MD (USA), Theodore Mountokalakis, MD (GR), Nikolaos Stathakis, MD (GR), George Stergiou, MD (GR), Athanasios Yalouris, MD (GR)

Interventional Cardiology

Dimitris Alexopoulos, MD (GR), Anastasios Salachas, MD (GR), Konstantinos Triantafyllou, MD (GR)

Laboratory Medicine

Vana Cokkinou-Christopoulou, MD (GR), Ioannis Datseris, MD (GR), Sofia Ioannidou, MD (GR), Katerina Malagari, MD (GR), Kalliopi Manola, MD (GR), Olga Paniara, MD (GR), Efstathia Perivolioti, MD (GR), Dimitra Rontogianni, MD (GR), Alexandra Tsirogianni, MD (GR)

Lipid Metabolism

Manfredi Rizzo, MD, PhD (IT)

Molecular & Experimental Medicine / Genetics

Nicholas K. Moschonas, PhD (GR), Silvia G. Priori, MD (IT), Michael Rosen, MD (USA), Jutta Schaper, MD, PhD (DE)

Nephrology

Theofanis Apostolou, MD (GR), Dimitrios Goumenos, MD (GR), Nicolaos Madias, MD (USA)

Neurosurgery

Damianos Sakas, MD (GR), George Stranjalis, MD (GR)

Oncology

Constantine G. Alexopoulos, MD (GR), George Canellos, MD (USA), Nikolaos Pavlidis, MD (GR), Ian Smith, MD (UK), Michael M. Vaslamatzis, MD (GR)

Orofacial Surgery

Nikolaos Papadogeorgakis, MD (GR)

Orthopedics

Ioannis Akrivos, MD (GR)

Pharmacology

Christodoulos Flordellis, MD (GR), Mika Scheinin, MD (FIN), Theoharis Theoharides, PhD, MD (USA)

Pediatric Cardiology & Adult Congenital Heart Disease

Michael Gatzoulis, MD (UK), Spyros Rammos, MD (GR)

Pediatrics

Nicholas G. Beratis, MD (GR), George Chrousos, MD (GR)

Psychiatry

Stavroula Beratis, MD (GR)

Radiology

Jim Exarchos, MD (GR), Theodoros Kratimenos, MD (GR)

Respiratory Medicine

Panagiotis Behrakis, MD (GR), Nikolaos Siafakas, MD (GR), Theodoros Vassilakopoulos, MD (GR)

Rheumatology/Immunology

George D. Kitas, MD (GR), Haralambos Moutsopoulos, MD (GR), Michael Papamichael, MD (GR)

Surgery

Ourania Castana, MD (GR), Spyros Drakopoulos, MD (GR), Serafeim Klimopoulos, MD (GR)

Citation / Databases

Hospital Chronicles (HC) is indexed in Index Copernicus (2015 IC Value: 70.14) (http://www.journals.indexcopernicus.com/Hospital+Chronicles+Nosokomeiaka+Chronika,p214,3.html) and Google Scholar (http://scholar.google.com/) (http://scholar.google.com/scholar?q=hospital+chronicles&hl=en&btnG=Search&as_sdt=1%2C5&as_sdtp=on).  Hospital Chronicles has also been added to the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) (http://www.doaj.org/openurl?genre=journal&issn=17907306) and included in the Free Medical Journals (FMG) Database by Amedeo.com (http://www.freemedicaljournals.com/fmj/E8.HTM). HC has also been accepted by and included in the EBSCO databases (http://www.ebscohost.com/), Elsevier products (www.elsevier.com), ProQuest (http://www.proquest.co.uk/en-UK/default.shtml), HINARI (http://www.who.int/hinari/en/), OCLC/WorldCat (http://www.worldcat.org/search?qt=worldcat_org_all&q=hospital+chronicles), CiteFactor (http://www.citefactor.org/journal.aspx?query=hospital+chronicles), SJIF Journals Master List, and Academic Resource Index / ResearchBib (http://www.researchbib.com/view/issn/1790-7306) databases. 

Hospital Chroniclesis indexed in the website of AE Global Index (http://aeglobalindex.com) and included in the Journals master list-2015 after detailed review process and evaluation.

 

ISSN

ISSN: 1790-7306 / e-ISSN: 1792-9172

Indexing

Hospital Chronicles (HC) is indexed in Index Copernicus (2015 IC Value: 70.14) (http://www.journals.indexcopernicus.com/Hospital+Chronicles+Nosokomeiaka+Chronika,p214,3.html) and Google Scholar (http://scholar.google.com/) (http://scholar.google.com/scholar?q=hospital+chronicles&hl=en&btnG=Search&as_sdt=1%2C5&as_sdtp=on). Hospital Chronicles has also been added to the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) (http://www.doaj.org/openurl?genre=journal&issn=17907306) and included in the Free Medical Journals (FMG) Database by Amedeo.com (http://www.freemedicaljournals.com/fmj/E8.HTM). HC has also been accepted by and included in the EBSCO databases (http://www.ebscohost.com/), Elsevier products (www.elsevier.com), ProQuest (http://www.proquest.co.uk/en-UK/default.shtml), HINARI (http://www.who.int/hinari/en/), OCLC/WorldCat (http://www.worldcat.org/search?qt=worldcat_org_all&q=hospital+chronicles), CiteFactor (http://www.citefactor.org/journal.aspx?query=hospital+chronicles), SJIF Journals Master List and Academic Resource Index / ResearchBib (http://www.researchbib.com/view/issn/1790-7306)  databases.

Hospital Chroniclesis indexed in the website of AE Global Index (http://aeglobalindex.com) and included in the Journals master list-2015 after detailed review process and evaluation.

Sponsors

Hospital Chronicles is indexed in the website of AE Global Index (http://aeglobalindex.com) and included in the Journals master list-2015 after detailed review process and evaluation.

Journal History

Hospital Chronicles (www.hospitalchronicles.gr), initially published in Greek, as “Nosokomeiaka Chronika”, since 1945, prize awarded by the National Academy of Athens for its contribution to the education of several generations of Greek physicians, was transformed into an international journal in 2006 named Hospital Chronicles.