Meet the Hellenic Society of Nuclear Cardiology
Based in Athens, our society aims to promote education, research, and clinical excellence in the field of Nuclear Cardiology
Meet the President
Dr. Maria Koutelou is the founder and President of the Hellenic Society of Nuclear Cardiology.
In the last 20 years, she holds the position of the Director of Nuclear Medicine Department at Onassis Cardiac Surgery Center, Athens, Greece.
In 1992 she obtained her degree in Medicine, from the University of Athens and followed a specialization in Nuclear Medicine. Following that she completed a post graduate fellowship in Nuclear Medicine at Methodists Hospital, Baylor College, Houston, Texas, USA (1993). In 1996 she was awarded a PhD from University of Athens and in 1997 she has been certified in Nuclear Cardiology at Chicago. The MSc - International MBA at Athens University of Economics and Business has been her most recent degree acquired in 2002.
Dr. Maria Koutelou
Position statement on the non-invasive diagnosis of patients with ATTR cardiac amyloidosis, endorsed by the Hellenic Society of Nuclear Cardiology, for the Nuclear Medicine practitioners
Cardiac amyloidosis is a rare condition characterized by the accumulation of abnormal proteins called amyloids in the heart tissue . These amyloids can disrupt the normal functioning of the heart and lead to a variety of symptoms and complications . Some essential information about cardiac amyloidosis is as follows: [...]
A Few Words
Some things you need to know about us
First Greek scientific society, specialized in nuclear cardiology.
Over 60 active members upon its foundation.
Partnerships with clinical centers and scientific bodies in multiple nations.
Clinical excellence and best practices hub.
Aims to leverage the role of Nuclear Cardiology in clinical practice by promoting education, extroversion and production of scientific work.
Support clinical centers to upgrade their NM departments in the field of nuclear cardiology, via personalized consultation programs.