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Scientific Articles



COVID-19 the showdown for mass casualty preparedness and management: the Cassandra Syndrome.

Coccolini F, Sartelli M, Kluger Y, Pikoulis E, Karamagioli E, Moore EE, Biffl WL, Peitzman A, Hecker A, Chirica M, Damaskos D, Ordonez C, Vega F, Fraga GP, Chiarugi M, Di Saverio S, Kirkpatrick AW, Abu-Zidan F, Mefire AC, Leppaniemi A, Khokha V, Sakakushev B, Catena R, Coimbra R, Ansaloni L, Corbella D, Catena F.World J Emerg Surg. 2020 Apr 9;15(1):26. doi: 10.1186/s13017-020-00304-5.PMID: 32272957 Free PMC article.

Gathering evidence on the decreased emergency room visits during the coronavirus disease 19 pandemic.

Pikoulis E, Solomos Z, Riza E, Puthoopparambil SJ, Pikoulis A, Karamagioli E, Puchner KP.Public Health. 2020 Aug;185:42-43. doi: 10.1016/j.puhe.2020.05.036. Epub 2020 May 25.


The effect of the COVID pandemic lockdown measures on surgical emergencies: experience and lessons learned from a Greek tertiary hospital.

Pikoulis E, Koliakos N, Papaconstantinou D, Pararas N, Pikoulis A, Fotios-Christos S, Nastos C, Bagias G, Boutati E, Coccolini F, Catena F.World J Emerg Surg. 2021 May 7;16(1):22. doi: 10.1186/s13017-021-00364-1.

Reflecting upon the humanitarian use of unmanned aerial vehicles (drones).

Tatsidou E, Tsiamis C, Karamagioli E, Boudouris G, Pikoulis A, Kakalou E, Pikoulis E.Swiss Med Wkly. 2019 Apr 5;149:w20065. doi: 10.4414/smw.2019.20065. eCollection 2019 Mar 25.PMID: 30950503 Free article. Review.



When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get Going: Improving the Disaster Preparedness of Health Care Providers: A Single Center's 4-Year Experience.

Pikoulis E, Karamagioli E, Kalogeropoulos A, Pikoulis A, Lykoudis P, Remick K, Malone D, Kushner A, Domres B, Leppäniemi A, Exadaktylos A, Elster E, Rich N.Disaster Med Public Health Prep. 2020 Oct 28:1-11. doi: 10.1017/dmp.2020.282. Online ahead of print.PMID: 33109303

Improving Knowledge and Skills of Healthcare Professionals in Limited Resources Disaster Settings: The 12 Year Experience of the Master’s Course in Global Health: Disaster Medicine

Stephanie Marie Saint Laurent, Evika Karamagioli, Emmanouil Pikoulis, Kyle N. Remick, Eric Andrew Elster, Debra L. Malone,

Journal of the American College of Surgeons,

Volume 231, Issue 4, Supplement 2,


Pages e147-e148,

ISSN 1072-7515,




Dealing With Burn Patients in War Zones.

Koutras A, Syllaios A, Tsilikis I, Kalinterakis G, Zotos PA, Zouliati I, Michalinos A, Karavokyros I, Schizas D, Pikoulis E.Disaster Med Public Health Prep. 2021 Feb;15(1):15-19. doi: 10.1017/dmp.2019.127. Epub 2020 Jan 8.


The management of surgical patients in the emergency setting during COVID-19 pandemic: the WSES position paper.

De Simone B, Chouillard E, Sartelli M, Biffl WL, Di Saverio S, Moore EE, Kluger Y, Abu-Zidan FM, Ansaloni L, Coccolini F, Leppänemi A, Peitzmann AB, Pagani L, Fraga GP, Paolillo C, Picetti E, Valentino M, Pikoulis E, Baiocchi GL, Catena F.World J Emerg Surg. 2021 Mar 22;16(1):14. doi: 10.1186/s13017-021-00349-0.


Rescue medical activities among sea migrants and refugees in the Mediterranean region: lessons to be learned from the 2014-2020 period.

Theodosopoulou P, Tsiamis C, Pikoulis A, Pikouli A, Aristomenis E, Pikoulis E.Int Marit Health. 2021;72(2):99-109. doi: 10.5603/IMH.2021.0018.

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