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Violetta Vaitsi

MD PHD Obstetrician – Gynecologist

She started her medical specialisation with a four-year study in Surgery and a semester in Intensive Care Unit in Achillopoulio General Hospital of Volos.  She completed her training with a four-year specialisation in Obstetrics – Gynecology in AUTH’s  2nd Department Obstetric-Gynecology Clinic giving the knowledge of the whole obstetrics’ and Gynecology’s spectrum, as well as of the special sections of: Colposcopy, Cervical Pathology, Gynaecological Oncology, Menopause, High Risk Pregnancy and Prenatal Diagnosis.

Ιn 2002 she completed her medical specialisation and was entitled Obstetrician Gynecologist. Since the entitlement she has gone into private practice and she is an external collaborator of Private Hospitals in Thessaloniki.

She has been licensed to perform ultrasounds by the Central Board of Health since 2003.

In 2013 she received her doctorate after the presentation of the doctoral dissertation (PhD thesis) Comparative study of endometrial imaging and cytologic evaluation in perimenopause for the timely diagnosis of endometrial cancer”, which is concentrated in the early diagnosis of endometrial cancer.

From 2002 to 2011 she was a Research Fellow of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki for the 2nd, 1st, 4th Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Hippocration General Hospital of Thessaloniki and Papageorgiou Hospital in Thessaloniki

From 2016  to 2018 she worked in 2nd Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology of Medical School of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki  as an Academic Research and Clinical Fellow

During her service as an Academic Fellow 2016 – 2018 as well as during her service as a Scientific Research Fellow 2002 – 2011 she participated in the undergraduate educational work of the University Clinics in which she served.

She participated in the training of medical students, doctors and midwives.

She has been an instructor and professor in Public Institute of Vocational Training, ΜΤΕ Nursing School and Greek Red Cross volunteers.

Whilst she participated in 9 scientific projects published in magazines, registered and able to be searched in PUBMED:

  1. Arch Gynecol Obstet. 2003 Feb;267(4):252-5. Epub 2002 Oct 15.
    Atypical endometrial hyperplasia in an 18-year-old woman.
    Agorastos T1Vaitsi VVakiani ADinas KBontis J.
  2. Clin Exp Obstet Gynecol. 2003;30(2-3):107-8.
    Cervical human papillomavirus infection; epithelial abnormalities in human immunodeficiency virus infected women.
    Papathanasiou K1Giannoulis CVaitsi VKalahanis J.
  3. Clin Exp Obstet Gynecol. 2003;30(2-3):159-60.
    A case of vulvar metastasis from rectal cancer–regional resection of the right vulva labium and vulvar reconstruction with a rhomboid transposition flap: case report.
    Papathanasiou K1Giannoulis CVaitsi VFlaris NKostopoulou EKalahanis J.
  4. Maturitas. 2004 Jun 15;48(2):125-32.
    Prolonged use of gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist and tibolone as add-back therapy for the treatment of endometrial hyperplasia.
    Agorastos T1Vaitsi VPaschopoulos MVakiani AZournatzi-Koiou VSaravelos HKostopoulou EConstantinidis TDinas KVavilis DLolis DBontis J.
  5. Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 2005 Feb 1;118(2):239-40.
    Aromatase inhibitor anastrozole for treating endometrial hyperplasia in obese postmenopausal women.
    Agorastos T1Vaitsi VPantazis KEfstathiadis EVavilis DBontis JN.
  6. Fertil Steril. 2005 Feb;83(2):474-6.Multifetal pregnancy reduction in pregnancies with a monochorionic component.
    Alphathanasiadis AP1Zafrakas MTarlatzis BCVaitsi VMikos TBontis J.
  7. Clin Exp Obstet Gynecol. 2005;32(1):78.
    Isotretinoin (Ro-Accutane) teratogenesis. A case report.
    Giannoulis CH1Papathanasiou KTantanasis THVaitsi VTzafettas I.
  8. Prenat Diagn. 2009 Aug;29(8):761-5. doi: 10.1002/pd.2283.
    Comparison between 20G and 22G needle for second trimester amniocentesis in terms of technical aspects and short-term complications.
    Athanasiadis AP1Pantazis KGoulis DGChatzigeorgiou KVaitsi VAssimakopoulos ETzevelekis FTsalikis TBontis JN.
  9. Cancer Prev Res (Phila). 2019 Oct;12(10):701-710.
    doi: 10.1158/1940-6207.CAPR-19-0192. Epub 2019 Aug 19.Implementation of HPV-based Cervical Cancer Screening Combined with Self-sampling Using a Midwifery Network Across Rural Greece: The GRECOSELF Study
    Theodoros Agorastos 1Kimon Chatzistamatiou 2Athena Tsertanidou 1Evangelia Mouchtaropoulou 3Konstantinos Pasentsis 3Anastasia Kitsou 1Theodoros Moysiadis 3 4Viktoria Moschaki 5Alkmini Skenderi 6Evangelia Katsiki 7Stamatia Aggelidou 7Ioannis Venizelos 7Maria Ntoula 8Alexandros Daponte 9Polyxeni Vanakara 9Antonios Garas 9Theodoros Stefos 10Thomas Vrekoussis 10Vasilis Lymberis 11Emmanuel N Kontomanolis 11Antonis Makrigiannakis 12George Manidakis 12Efthimios Deligeoroglou 13Theodoros Panoskaltsis 13George O Decavalas 14George Michail 14Ioannis Kalogiannidis 15George Koukoulis 16Paraskevi Zempili 17Despina Halatsi 18Theoni Truva 19Vaia Piha 20Georgia Agelena 21Athanasia Chronopoulou 22Violetta Vaitsi 23Ekaterini Chatzaki 24Minas Paschopoulos 10George Adonakis 14Andreas M Kaufmann 25Anastasia Hadzidimitriou 3Kostas Stamatopoulos 3

Participated in book writing:

– ACUTE ABDOMEN AND PREGNANCY, Charalampos Spiridis 2005

– RADIOTHERAPIST ONCOLOGY, Aristotle Vritsios 1988

She also participated with presentations – presidencies in conferences, symposia, sessions, seminars, gatherings, announcements in World Conferences, European, pan-Hellenic conferences and as a member of the training team in hands on seminars as well as  a member of the organising committee of conferences and more than 150 participations in conferences

She is a member of the following Scientific Societies:

  • Full member of the Obstetric sand Gynaecological Society of Thessaloniki
  • Full member of the Hellenic Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Founding member of the Hellenic HPV Society
  • Full member of the Hellenic Society for Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Full member of the Hellenic Society of Perinatal Medicine
  • Full member of the Hellenic Society of Gynaecological Endocrinology

She has been a member of the Board of Directors of the Medical Association of Thessaloniki since 2018,
Representative of the doctors of the Medical Association of Thessaloniki in the Panhellenic Medical Association since 2008.
Member of the Supreme Disciplinary Council of the Panhellenic Medical Association since 16/03/19.

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