Publications

2020


Andreas S. Panayides, Amir Amini, Nenad Filipovic, Ashish Sharma, Sotirios Tsaftaris, Alistair Young, David J. Foran, Nhan Do, Spyretta Golemati, Tahsin Kurc, Kun Huang, Konstantina S. Nikita, Ben P. Veasey, Michalis Zervakis, Joel H. Saltz, Constantinos S. Pattichis. “AI and Medical Imaging Informatics: Current Challenges and Future Directions”. IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics, 2020.
Fereshteh Yousefi Rizi, Jason Au, Heikki Yli-Ollila, Spyretta Golemati, Monika Makūnaitė, Maciej Orkisz, Nassir Navab, Maureen MacDonald, Tiina Marja Laitinen, Hamid Behnam, Zhifan Gao, Aimilia Gastounioti, Rytis Jurkonis, Didier Vray, Tomi Laitinen, André Sérusclat, Konstantina S. Nikita, Guillaume Zahnd. “Carotid Wall Longitudinal Motion in Ultrasound Imaging: An Expert Consensus Review”. Ultrasound in Medicine & Biology, 2020.

2015


Aimilia Gastounioti, Makrodimitris, Stavros, Spyretta Golemati, Nikolaos P.E. Kadoglou, Christos D. Liapis, Konstantina S Nikita. “A novel computerized tool to stratify risk in carotid atherosclerosis using kinematic features of the arterial wall”. IEEE J Biomed Health Inform, vol. 19, 2015.

2014


Aimilia Gastounioti, Vassileios D Kolias, Spyretta Golemati, Nikolaos N Tsiaparas, Aikaterini Matsakou, John S Stoitsis, Nikolaos P.E. Kadoglou, Christos Gkekas, John D. Kakisis, Christos D. Liapis, Petros Karakitsos, Sarafis, Ioannis, Angelidis, Pantelis, Konstantina S Nikita. “CAROTID: A web-based platform for optimal personalized management of atherosclerotic patients”. Computers Method and Programs in Biomedicine, vol. 114, pp. 183 - 193, 2014.

2013


Spyretta Golemati, Aimilia Gastounioti, Konstantina S Nikita. “Toward novel noninvasive and low-cost markers for predicting strokes in asymptomatic carotid atherosclerosis: the role of ultrasound image analysis”. IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, vol. 60, pp. 652-658, 2013.

2012


Spyretta Golemati, John S Stoitsis, Aimilia Gastounioti, Alexandros C Dimopoulos, Koropouli, Vassiliki, Konstantina S Nikita. “Comparison of Block Matching and Differential Methods for Motion Analysis of the Carotid Artery Wall From Ultrasound Images.”. IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in Biomedicine, vol. 16, pp. 852-858, 2012.
Nikolaos N Tsiaparas, Spyretta Golemati, Ioannis I Andreadis, John S Stoitsis, Ioannis K Valavanis, Konstantina S Nikita. “Assessment of carotid atherosclerosis from B-mode ultrasound images using directional multiscale texture features”. IOP Meas Sci Technol, 2012.

2011


Nikolaos N Tsiaparas, Spyretta Golemati, Ioannis I Andreadis, John S Stoitsis, Ioannis K Valavanis, Konstantina S Nikita. “Comparison of multiresolution features for texture classification of carotid atherosclerosis from B-mode ultrasound”. IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in Biomedicine, vol. 15, pp. 130-137, 2011.
Aimilia Gastounioti, Spyretta Golemati, John S Stoitsis, Konstantina S Nikita. “Comparison of Kalman-filter-based approaches for block matching in arterial wall motion analysis from B-mode ultrasound”. Measurement Science and Technology, vol. 22, 2011.

2009


Spyretta Golemati, John S Stoitsis, Perakis, Dimitris, Varela, Emily, Alexandridou, Anastasia, Davos, Constantinos, Konstantina S Nikita. “Carotid artery motion estimation from sequences of B-mode ultrasound images: effect of scanner settings and image normalization”. IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, vol. 58, pp. 2102-2112, 2009.

2007


Spyretta Golemati, John S Stoitsis, Sifakis, Emmanouil G, Balkizas, Thomas, Konstantina S Nikita. “Using the Hough Transform to segment ultrasound images of longitudinal and transverse sections of the carotid artery”. Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology, vol. 33, pp. 1918-1932, 2007.
Spyretta Golemati, John S Stoitsis, Konstantina S Nikita. “Motion Analysis of the Carotid Artery Wall and Plaque Using B-mode Ultrasound”. Vascular Disease Prevention, vol. 4, pp. 296-302, 2007.
Mougiakakou, Stavroula G, Spyretta Golemati, Gousias, Ioannis, Nikolaides, Andrew N, Konstantina S Nikita. “Computer-Aided Diagnosis of Carotid Atherosclerosis Based on Ultrasound Image Statistics, Laws{\textquoteright} Texture and Neural Networks”. Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology, vol. 33, pp. 26- 36, 2007.

2006


John S Stoitsis, Spyretta Golemati, Konstantina S Nikita. “A modular software system to assist interpretation of medical images - Application to vascular ultrasound images”. IEEE Transactions on Instumentation and Measurement, vol. 55, pp. 1944-1952, 2006.
John S Stoitsis, Ioannis K Valavanis, Mougiakakou, Stavroula G, Spyretta Golemati, Nikita, Alexandra S, Konstantina S Nikita. “Computer Assisted Diagnosis based on Medical Image Processing and Artificial Intelligence Methods”. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A, vol. 569, pp. 591-595, 2006.

2005


Ntasis, Eythimios, Gletsos, Miltiades, Mouravliansky, Nikos A, Eva I Zacharaki, Christos E Vasios, Spyretta Golemati, Maniatis, Theofanis A, Konstantina S Nikita. “Telematics Enabled Virtual Simulation System for Radiation Treatment Planning”. Computers in Biology and Medicine, vol. 35, pp. 765-781, 2005.

2004


Spyretta Golemati, Tegos, Thomas J, Sassano, Antonio, Konstantina S Nikita, Nikolaides, Andrew N. “Echogenicity of B-mode sonographic images of the carotid artery, Work-in-progress”. Journal of Ultrasound Medicine, vol. 23, pp. 659-669, 2004.

2002


Panteleimon A Asvestas, Spyretta Golemati, Matsopoulos, George K, Konstantina S Nikita, Nicolaides, Andrew N. “Fractal Dimension Estimation of Carotid Atherosclerotic Plaques from B-mode Ultrasound: A Pilot Study”. Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology, vol. 28, pp. 1129-1136, 2002.