Dimitrios I. Fotiadis

Dimitrios I. Fotiadis is a professor of Biomedical Engineering and the director of the Unit of Medical Technology and Intelligent Information Systems, at the Department of Materials Science Engineering, University of Ioannina. He is also an associated member of Biomedical Research Institute. He holds Diploma in Chemical Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens (1985) and a PhD in Chemical Engineering and Materials Science from the University of Minnesota, (Minneapolis, USA) (1990). He served as visiting researcher at the RWTH (Aachen, Germany) and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Boston, USA). He has published more than 120 papers in scientific journals, 250 papers in peer-reviewed conference proceedings, more than 20 chapters in books and he is the editor of 14 books. His work has received more than 800 citations. His research interests include modelling of human tissues and organs, intelligent wearable devices for automated diagnosis and bioinformatics. He is the chairman of the board and CEO of the Science and Technology Park of Epirus, National Representative of Greece in FP7 and he coordinates several R&D projects funded by the EC and other bodies.

Publications

Management of Obese Pediatric Patients in the Digital Era
Elpis Vlachopapadopoulou, Eleni I. Georga, Dimitrios I. Fotiadis. © 2019. 26 pages.
In this chapter, state of the art in mHealth solutions for monitoring and treatment of children suffering from obesity is presented and discussed. mHealth solutions are used for...
Handbook of Research on Trends in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Chronic Conditions
Dimitrios I. Fotiadis. © 2016. 659 pages.
Stemming from environmental, genetic, and situational factors, chronic disease is a critical concern in modern medicine. Managing treatment and controlling symptoms is imperative...
The Contribution of mHealth in the Care of Obese Pediatric Patients
Elpis Vlachopapadopoulou, Dimitrios I. Fotiadis. © 2016. 21 pages.
In this chapter the evolution of mHealth solutions for monitoring and treatment of children suffering from obesity is discussed. Nowadays, obesity emerges as a major chronic...
International Journal of Monitoring and Surveillance Technologies Research (IJMSTR)
Nikolaos Bourbakis, Konstantina S. Nikita. Est. 2013.
The International Journal of Monitoring and Surveillance Technologies Research (IJMSTR) publishes cutting-edge research on monitoring and surveillance technologies. The journal...
Optical Coherence Tomography Image Interpretation and Image Processing Methodologies
Simon D. Thackray, Christos V. Bourantas, Poay H. Loh, Vasilios D. Tsakanikas, Dimitrios I. Fotiadis. © 2013. 16 pages.
Optical coherence tomography (OCT) is a light-based invasive imaging method allowing accurate evaluation of coronary luminal morphology and reliable characterization of plaque....
IVUS Image Processing Methodologies
Antonis A. Sakellarios, Christos V. Bourantas, Lambros S. Athanasiou, Dimitrios I. Fotiadis, Lampros K. Michalis. © 2013. 19 pages.
Intravascular Ultrasound (IVUS) is an invasive imaging technique that allows detailed visualization of the arterial lumen and outer vessel wall and permits characterization of...
Intravascular Imaging: Current Applications and Research Developments
Vasilios D. Tsakanikas, Lampros K. Michalis, Dimitrios I. Fotiadis, Katerina K. Naka, Christos V. Bourantas. © 2012. 478 pages.
Limitations of angiography, the traditional invasive method for assessing vascular pathology, have led to an interest in alternative invasive techniques that visualize the...
Image Processing and Machine Learning Techniques for the Segmentation of cDNA Microarray Images
Nikolaos Giannakeas, Dimitrios I. Fotiadis. © 2012. 13 pages.
Microarray technology allows the comprehensive measurement of the expression level of many genes simultaneously on a common substrate. Typical applications of microarrays include...
IVUS Image Processing Methodologies
Antonis A. Sakellarios, Christos V. Bourantas, Lambros S. Athanasiou, Dimitrios I. Fotiadis, Lampros K. Michalis. © 2012. 19 pages.
Intravascular Ultrasound (IVUS) is an invasive imaging technique that allows detailed visualization of the arterial lumen and outer vessel wall and permits characterization of...
Optical Coherence Tomography Image Interpretation and Image Processing Methodologies
Simon D. Thackray, Christos V. Bourantas, Poay H. Loh, Vasilios D. Tsakanikas, Dimitrios I. Fotiadis. © 2012. 15 pages.
Optical coherence tomography (OCT) is a light-based invasive imaging method allowing accurate evaluation of coronary luminal morphology and reliable characterization of plaque....
Analysis of the Existing Data Fusion Methodologies for 3D Coronary Imaging
Panagiotis Siogkas, Dimitrios I. Fotiadis, Christos V. Bourantas, Ann C. Tweddel, Scot Garg, Lampros K. Michalis, Dimitris Koutsouris. © 2012. 14 pages.
New developments in the treatment of coronary artery disease have increased the demand for a more detailed, accurate, and comprehensive evaluation of coronary artery functional...
Computer-Aided Diagnosis of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Markos G. Tsipouras, Dimitrios I. Fotiadis, Lambros K. Michalis. © 2011. 9 pages.
In this chapter, the field of computer-aided diagnosis of cardiacdiac arrhythmias is reviewed, methodologies are presented, and current trends are discussed. Cardiac arrhythmia...
Integration of Clinical and Genomic Data for Decision Support in Cancer
Yorgos Goletsis, Themis P. Exarchos, Nikolaos Giannakeas, Markos G. Tsipouras, Dimitrios I. Fotiadis. © 2011. 10 pages.
In this article, we address decision support for cancer by exploiting clinical data and identifying mutations on tumour suppressor genes. The goal is to perform data integration...
New Developments in Intracoronary Ultrasound Processing
Christos V. Bourantas, Katerina Naka, Dimitrios Fotiadis, Lampros Michalis. © 2011. 12 pages.
Intracoronary Ultrasound (ICUS) imaging is an intravascular catheter-based technique which provides real-time, high resolution, cross-sectional images of coronary arteries. In...
Decision Support Systems for Cardiovascular Diseases Based on Data Mining and Fuzzy Modelling
Markos G. Tsipouras, Themis P. Exarchos, Dimitrios I. Fotiadis, Aris Bechlioulis. © 2010. 11 pages.
The widespread availability of new computational methods and tools for data analysis and predictive modelling requires medical informatics researchers and practitioners to...
Handbook of Research on Advanced Techniques in Diagnostic Imaging and Biomedical Applications
Themis P. Exarchos, Athanasios Papadopoulos, Dimitrios I. Fotiadis. © 2009. 598 pages.
Biomedical imaging enables physicians to evaluate areas of the body not normally visible, helping to diagnose and examine disease in patients. The Handbook of Research on...
Computer-Aided Diagnosis of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Markos G. Tsipouras, Dimitrios I. Fotiadis, Lambros K. Michalis. © 2009. 6 pages.
In this chapter, the field of computer-aided diagnosis of cardiacdiac arrhythmias is reviewed, methodologies are presented, and current trends are discussed. Cardiac arrhythmia...
New Developments in Intracoronary Ultrasound Processing
Christos V. Bourantas, Katerina Naka, Dimitrios Fotiadis, Lampros Michalis. © 2009. 12 pages.
Intracoronary Ultrasound (ICUS) imaging is an intravascular catheter-based technique which provides real-time, high resolution, cross-sectional images of coronary arteries. In...
Segmentation of Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Images
Dimitrios G. Tsalikakis, Petros S. Karvelis, Dimitrios I. Fotiadis. © 2009. 18 pages.
Segmentation plays a crucial role in cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (CMRI) applications, since it permits automated detection of regions of interest. In this chapter we...
Diffusion Tensor Imaging and Fiber Tractography
Evanthia E. Tripoliti, Dimitrios I. Fotiadis, Konstantia Veliou. © 2009. 18 pages.
Diffusion Tensor Imaging (DTI) is a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) modality which can significantly improve our understanding of the brain structures and neural connectivity....
Image Processing and Machine Learning Techniques for Facial Expression Recognition
Anastasios Koutlas, Dimitrios I. Fotiadis. © 2009. 16 pages.
The aim of this chapter is to analyze the recent advances in image processing and machine learning techniques with respect to facial expression recognition. A comprehensive...
Image Processing and Machine Learning Techniques for the Segmentation of cDNA
Nikolaos Giannakeas, Dimitrios I. Fotiadis. © 2009. 13 pages.
Microarray technology allows the comprehensive measurement of the expression level of many genes simultaneously on a common substrate. Typical applications of microarrays include...
Recent Advances in Automated Chromosome Image Analysis
Petros S. Karvelis, Dimitrios I. Fotiadis. © 2009. 13 pages.
Automated chromosome analysis is now becoming routine in most human cytogenetics laboratories. It involves both processing and analysis of digital images and has been developed...
ECG Diagnosis Using Decision Support Systems
Themis P. Exarchos, Costas Papaloukas, Markos G. Tsipouras, Yorgos Goletsis, Dimitrios I. Fotiadis, Lampros K. Michalis. © 2009. 11 pages.
ECG is one of the most common signals used in medical practice due to its noninvasive nature and the information it contains. Several systems and various automated approaches...
Decision Support Systems for Cardiovascular Diseases Based on Data Mining and Fuzzy Modelling
Markos G. Tsipouras, Themis P. Exarchos, Dimitrios I. Fotiadis, Aris Bechlioulis, Katerina K. Naka. © 2008. 9 pages.
This article addresses the decision support regarding cardiovascular diseases, using computer-based methods, focusing on the coronary artery disease (CAD) diagnosis and on the...
Integration of Clinical and Genomic Data for Decision Support in Cancer
Yorgos Goletsis, Themis P. Exarchos, Nikolaos Giannakeas, Markos G. Tsipouras, Dimitrios I. Fotiadis. © 2008. 9 pages.
In this article, we address decision support for cancer by exploiting clinical data and identifying mutations on tumour suppressor genes. The goal is to perform data integration...
ECG Diagnosis Using Decision Support Systems
Themis P. Exarchos, Costas Papaloukas, Markos G. Tsipouras, Yorgos Goletsis, Dimitrios I. Fotiadis, Lampros K. Michalis. © 2008. 11 pages.
ECG is one of the most common signals used in medical practice due to its noninvasive nature and the information it contains. Several systems and various automated approaches...
ECG Diagnosis Using Decision Support Systems
Themis P. Exarchos, Costas Papaloukas, Markos G. Tsipouras, Yorgos Goletsis, Dimitrios I. Fotiadis, Lampros K. Michalis. © 2006. 12 pages.
ECG is one of the most common signals used in medical practice due to its noninvasive nature and the information it contains. Several systems and various automated approaches...
Collaborative Environments for the Health Monitoring of Chronically Ill Children
G. Caniatsas, K. Starida, Dimitrios I. Fotiadis. © 2006. 9 pages.
A revolution is taking place in the healthcare field with information technology (IT) playing an increasingly important role in its delivery. Healthcare providers are exploring...