Dr. Nikos Gougoulias, PhD, Consultant Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Surgeon. Frimley Park Hospital, Surrey, UK - Δρ. Νκ.Γκουγκουλιάς, ΟΡΘΟΠΑΙΔΙΚΟΣ ΧΕΙΡΟΥΡΓΟΣ - Χειρουργικη Ποδιου-Ποδοκνημικης- Αθλητικες Κακωσεις. Τηλ. 6978587347. Email: gougnik@yahoo.com

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1.       Gougoulias N, Lampridis V.  Midfoot arthrodesis. Foot Ankle Surg (2015), http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/ j.fas.2015.04.004

2.       Khanna A, Bagouri EO, Gougoulias N, Maffulli N. Sport injuries in enduro riders: a review of literature. Muscles Ligaments Tendons J. 2015 Oct 20;5(3):200-2. doi: 10.11138/mltj/2015.5.3.200. eCollection 2015 Jul-Sep.

3.       Gougoulias N, Maffulli N. Osteotomies for Managing Varus and Valgus Malalignment with Total Ankle Replacement. Clin Podiatr Med Surg. 2015 Oct;32(4):529-42. doi: 10.1016/j.cpm.2015.06.014. Epub 2015 Jul 18. Review.

4.       Dawe EJ, Shafafy R, Quayle J, Gougoulias N, Wee A, Sakellariou A. The effect of different methods of stability assessment on fixation rate and complications in supination external rotation (SER) 2/4 ankle fractures. Foot Ankle Surg. 2015 Jun;21(2):86-90. doi: 10.1016/j.fas.2014.09.010. Epub 2014 Oct 5.

5.       Gougoulias N, O'Flaherty M, Sakellariou A. Taking out the tarsal coalition was easy: but now the foot is even flatter. What now? Foot Ankle Clin. 2014 Sep;19(3):555-68. doi: 10.1016/j.fcl.2014.06.011. Epub 2014 Jul 3. Review.

6.       Dawe EJ, Jukes CP, Ganesan K, Wee A, Gougoulias N. Ankle arthroscopy to manage sequelae after ankle fractures. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2015 Nov;23(11):3393-7. doi: 10.1007/s00167-014-3140-0. Epub 2014 Jun 24.


7.       Dawe EJ, Jukes CP, Gougoulias N, Wee A. Successful arthroscopic decompression and synthetic grafting of a posterior talar cyst: a case report. Foot Ankle Surg. 2014 Jun;20(2):e35-6. doi: 10.1016/j.fas.2014.02.002. Epub 2014 Mar 3.


8.       Gougoulias N, Sakellariou A. Proximal closing wedge lesser metatarsal osteotomy for metatarsophalangeal joint transverse plane realignment. Surgical technique and outcome. Foot Ankle Surg. 2014 Mar;20(1):30-3. doi: 10.1016/j.fas.2013.09.001. Epub 2013 Oct 5.


9.       Gougoulias N, Dawe EJ, Sakellariou A. The recovery position for posterior surgery of the ankle and hindfoot. Bone Joint J. 2013 Oct;95-B(10):1317-9. doi: 10.1302/0301-620X.95B10.32527.


10.    Gougoulias N, Maffulli N. History of total ankle replacement. Clin Podiatr Med Surg. 2013 Jan;30(1):1-20. doi: 10.1016/j.cpm.2012.08.005. Epub 2012 Oct 6.


11.    Albani M, Chatzisotiriou A, Gougoulias N. From muscle research to clinical applications: Do glutamate antagonists aid muscle recovery? Muscles Ligaments Tendons J. 2012 Sep 10;2(2):64-9. Print 2012 Apr.


12.    Owens R, Gougoulias N, Guthrie H, Sakellariou A. Morton's neuroma: clinical testing and imaging in 76 feet, compared to a control group. Foot Ankle Surg. 2011 Sep;17(3):197-200. doi: 10.1016/j.fas.2010.07.002. Epub 2010 Sep 17.


13.    Pagnotta G, Boccanera F, Rizzo G, Agostino R, Gougoulias N, Maffulli N. Bilateral clubfoot in three homozygous preterm triplets.  J Foot Ankle Surg. 2011 Nov-Dec;50(6):718-20. doi: 10.1053/j.jfas.2011.04.026. Epub 2011 May 26.


14.    Naim S, Gougoulias N, Griffiths D. Patellar tendon reconstruction using LARS ligament: surgical technique and case report. Strategies Trauma Limb Reconstr. 2011 Apr;6(1):39-41. doi: 10.1007/s11751-010-0101-0. Epub 2011 Jan 14.


15.    Venouziou AI, Dailiana ZH, Varitimidis SE, Hantes ME, Gougoulias NE, Malizos KN. Radial nerve palsy associated with humeral shaft fracture. Is the energy of trauma a prognostic factor? Injury. 2011 Nov;42(11):1289-93. doi: 10.1016/j.injury.2011.01.020. Epub 2011 Feb 24.


16.    Pedret C, Balius R, Barceló P, Miguel M, Lluís A, Valle X, Gougoulias N, Malliaropoulos N, Maffulli N. Isolated tears of the gracilis muscle. Am J Sports Med. 2011 May;39(5):1077-80. doi: 10.1177/0363546510394436. Epub 2011 Feb 18.


17.    Gougoulias N, Maffulli N. Peritendinous adhesions that form after the repair of lacerated digital exor tendons cause stiffness and functional impairment. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2011 Jan 19;93(2):e7. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.J.01472. No abstract available.


18.    Maffulli N, Longo UG, Gougoulias N, Caine D, Denaro V. Sport injuries: a review of outcomes. Br Med Bull. 2011;97:47-80. doi: 10.1093/bmb/ldq026. Epub 2010 Aug 14. Review.


19.    Gougoulias NE, Varitimidis SE, Bargiotas KA, Dovas TN, Karydakis G, Dailiana ZH. Skeletal muscle hydatid cysts presenting as soft tissue masses. Hippokratia. 2010 Apr;14(2):126-30.


20.    Malliaropoulos N, Papacostas E, Kiritsi O, Papalada A, Gougoulias N, Maffulli N. Posterior thigh muscle injuries in elite track and field athletes. Am J Sports Med. 2010 Sep;38(9):1813-9. doi: 10.1177/0363546510366423. Epub 2010 Jun 3.


21.    Malizos KN, Gougoulias NE, Dailiana ZH, Varitimidis S, Bargiotas KA, Paridis D. Ankle and foot osteomyelitis: treatment protocol and clinical results. Injury. 2010 Mar;41(3):285-93. doi: 10.1016/j.injury.2009.09.010.


22.    Maffulli N, Longo UG, Gougoulias N, Loppini M, Denaro V. Long-term health outcomes of youth sports injuries. Br J Sports Med. 2010 Jan;44(1):21-5. doi: 10.1136/bjsm.2009.069526. Epub 2009 Dec 1. Review.


23.    Gougoulias NE, Khanna A, Maffulin N. Open tibial fractures. Are children small adults? Hippokratia. 2009 Jul;13(3):147-53.


24.    Roidis NT, Poultsides LA, Gougoulias NE, Liakou PD, Karachalios TS, Malizos KN. Epidural bleeding after ACL reconstruction under regional anaesthesia: a case report. Cases J. 2009 May 26;2:6732. doi: 10.1186/1757-1626-2-6732.


25.    Khanna A, Gougoulias N, Maffulli N. Modalities in prevention of flexor tendon adhesion in the hand: what have we achieved so far? Acta Orthop Belg. 2009 Aug;75(4):433-44. Review.


26.    Khanna A, Gougoulias N, Longo UG, Maffulli N. Minimally invasive total knee arthroplasty: a systematic review. Orthop Clin North Am. 2009 Oct;40(4):479-89, viii. doi: 10.1016/j.ocl.2009.05.003. Review.


27.    Gougoulias N, Khanna A, McBride DJ, Maffulli N. Management of calcaneal fractures: systematic review of randomized trials.  Br Med Bull. 2009;92:153-67. doi: 10.1093/bmb/ldp030. Epub . Review.


28.    Gougoulias N, Khanna A, Maffulli N. How successful are current ankle replacements?: a systematic review of the literature. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2010 Jan;468(1):199-208. doi: 10.1007/s11999-009-0987-3. Epub 2009 Jul 18. Review.


29.    Gougoulias N, Khanna A, Sakellariou A, Maffulli N. Supination-external rotation ankle fractures: stability a key issue. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2010 Jan;468(1):243-51. doi: 10.1007/s11999-009-0988-2. Epub 2009 Jul 18. Review.


30.    Gougoulias N, Khanna A, Maffulli N. Sports activities after lower limb osteotomy. Br Med Bull. 2009;91:111-21. doi: 10.1093/bmb/ldp023. Epub 2009 Jun 23. Review.


31.    Gougoulias N, Khanna A, Maffulli N. Open tibial fractures in the paediatric population: a systematic review of the literature. Br Med Bull. 2009;91:75-85. doi: 10.1093/bmb/ldp019. Epub 2009 May 27. Review.


32.    Khanna A, Friel M, Gougoulias N, Longo UG, Maffulli N. Prevention of adhesions in surgery of the flexor tendons of the hand: what is the evidence? Br Med Bull. 2009;90:85-109. doi: 10.1093/bmb/ldp013. Epub 2009 Apr 24. Review.


33.    Malizos KN, Gougoulias NE, Dailiana ZH, Rigopoulos N, Moraitis T. Relapsed clubfoot correction with soft-tissue release and selective application of Ilizarov technique. Strategies Trauma Limb Reconstr. 2008 Dec;3(3):109-17. doi: 10.1007/s11751-008-0049-5. Epub 2008 Dec 5.


34.    Khanna A, Nelmes RT, Gougoulias N, Maffulli N, Gray J. The effects of LIPUS on soft-tissue healing: a review of literature. Br Med Bull. 2009;89:169-82. doi: 10.1093/bmb/ldn040. Epub 2008 Nov 16. Review.


35.    Gougoulias NE, Khanna A, Maffulli N. History and evolution in total ankle arthroplasty. Br Med Bull. 2009;89:111-51. doi: 10.1093/bmb/ldn039. Epub 2008 Nov 13. Review.


36.    Gougoulias N, Khanna A, Griffiths D, Maffulli N. ACL reconstruction: Can the transtibial technique achieve optimal tunnel positioning? A radiographic study. Knee. 2008 Dec;15(6):486-90. doi: 10.1016/j.knee.2008.07.006. Epub 2008 Sep 11.


37.    Maffulli N, Longo UG, Gougoulias N, Denaro V. Ipsilateral free semitendinosus tendon graft transfer for reconstruction of chronic tears of the Achilles tendon. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2008 Jul 8;9:100. doi: 10.1186/1471-2474-9-100.


38.    Khanna A, Gougoulias N, Maffulli N. Intermittent pneumatic compression in fracture and soft-tissue injuries healing. Br Med Bull. 2008;88(1):147-56. doi: 10.1093/bmb/ldn024. Epub 2008 Jul 1. Review.


39.    Roidis NT, Gougoulias NE, Liakou PD, Malizos KN. Distal ulnar implant arthroplasty as a definitive treatment of a recurrent giant-cell tumor. J Hand Surg Am. 2007 Oct;32(8):1262-6.


40.    Gougoulias NE, Agathangelidis FG, Parsons SW. Arthroscopic ankle arthrodesis. Foot Ankle Int. 2007 Jun;28(6):695-706.


41.    Gougoulias N, Kouvelas D, Albani M. Protective effect of PNQX on motor units and muscle property after sciatic nerve crush in neonatal rats. Pharmacol Res. 2007 May;55(5):370-7. Epub 2007 Jan 19.


42.    Kapoukranidou D, Gougoulias N, Hatzisotiriou A, Fardi D, Albani M, Kalpidis I. Assessment of motoneuron death during development following neonatal nerve crush and Mg2+ treatment. Med Sci Monit. 2005 Oct;11(10):BR373-9. Epub 2005 Sep 26.


43.    Chatzisotiriou AS, Kapoukranidou D, Gougoulias NE, Albani M. Effect of neonatal spinal transection and dorsal rhizotomy on hindlimb muscles. Brain Res Dev Brain Res. 2005 Jun 30;157(2):113-23.


44.    Gougoulias N, Hatzisotiriou A, Kapoukranidou D, Albani M. Magnesium administration provokes motor unit survival, after sciatic nerve injury in neonatal rats. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2004 Sep 24;5(1):33.


CHAPTERS in Textbooks - Κεφάλαια σε βιβλία αναφοράς

1.Outcome evaluations of calcaneal fractures management (Chapter 17, pp 134-144, in “Fractures of the Calcaneus” Ed. M Dhillon, JAYPEE 2013)

2.  Ankle Fractures (in “European Textbook of Surgical Orthopaedics & Traumatology”,Ed. G.Bentley,  Springer Verlag 2013)

3.   History of Total Ankle Arthroplasty in North America (Springer Verlag. Ed. T.Roukis et al. 2015)

4.    Managing equinus and anterior translation of talus with Total Ankle Arthroplasty (Springer Verlag. Ed. T.Roukis et al. 2015



Αστάθεια Ποδοκνημικής. Σεμινάριο Χειρουργικής Ποδιού. Πανεπιστήμιο Θεσσαλίας, Λάρισα 07/04/2014

Εμβιομηχανική ποδιού και ποδοκνημικής - Χειρουργικές εφαρμογές. Αθήνα . ΕΕΧΟΤ 07/01/2014.

Oστεοχόνδρινα κατάγματα αστραγάλου (Talus Osteochondral Fractures). Κολλέγιο Ελλήνων Ορθοπαιδικών (ΚΕΟΧ). Αθήνα 15/11/2013.

The effect of different methods of stability assessment on the rate of fixation in SER 2/4 ankle fractures.(poster) BOFAS Annual Meeting, Belfast 6-8/11/2013.

Ankle arthroscopy in managing the sequelae of fractures involving the ankle and distal tibia.(poster) BOFAS Annual Meeting, Belfast 6-8/11/2013.

Κατάγματα ποδοκνημικής. Πότε και πώς να τα χειρουργήσω. Συνέδριο Ελληνικής Εταιρίας Ποδιού - ΠΔΚ. Αθήνα 6-8/09/2013.

Complex Midfoot Arthrodesis. (Σύνθετες Αρθροδέσεις Μέσου Ποδιού). Συνέδριο Ελληνικής Εταιρίας Ποδιού - ΠΔΚ. Αθήνα 6-8/09/2013.

Arthroscopic Ankle Arthrodesis. (Αρθροσκοπική Αρθρόδεση Ποδοκνημικής). Συνέδριο Ελληνικής Εταιρίας Ποδιού - ΠΔΚ. Αθήνα 6-8/09/2013.

Scarf osteotomy.Experience from 200 cases.(Οστεοτομία Scarf. Εμπειρία από 200 περιπτώσεις).  Συνέδριο Ελληνικής Εταιρίας Ποδιού - ΠΔΚ. Αθήνα 6-8/09/2013.

Posterior Hindfoot Endoscopy.  (Ενδοσκόπηση οπισθίου ποδιού). Συνέδριο Ελληνικής Εταιρίας Ποδιού - ΠΔΚ. Αθήνα 6-8/09/2013.

The recovery position for posterior hindfoot surgery.  (Η θέση ανάνηψης για τη χειρουργική του οπισθίου ποδιού). Συνέδριο Ελληνικής Εταιρίας Ποδιού - ΠΔΚ. Αθήνα 6-8/09/2013.

Proximal metatarsal osteotomies.(Εγγύς οστεοτομία μεταταρσίων). Συνέδριο Ελληνικής Εταιρίας Ποδιού - ΠΔΚ. Αθήνα 6-8/09/2013.

Ankle arthroscopy for the sequelae of ankle fractures. (Αρθροσκόπηση ποδοκνημικής μετά από κατάγματα).  Συνέδριο Ελληνικής Εταιρίας Ποδιού - ΠΔΚ. Αθήνα 6-8/09/2013.

Foot & Ankle Biomechanics. Frimley Park Hospital. 12th June 2013

Κακώσεις ποδοκνημικής. Εκπαιδευτικό πρόγραμμα Ορθοπαιδικής Κλινικής Πανεπιστημίου Θεσσαλίας. Λάρισα, 19/10/2013.

Κατάγματα Ποδοκνημικής. Μετεκεπαιδευτικά μαθήματα Τμήματος Ποδιού-ΠΔΚ της ΕΕΧΟΤ.Αθήνα, 07/03/13

Positioning of ACL grafts. Μετεκπαιδευτικά μαθήματα ΣΕΓΑΣ, Θεσσαλονίκη 03/04/2013.

Παθήσεις περονιαίων τενόντων. Ετήσιο Συνέδριο ΕΕΧΟΤ . Αθήνα 05/10/2012.

Επώδυνη Ποδοκνημική στον Αθλητή. Ημερίδα ποδιού-ποδοκνημικής, Νοσ."Παπαγεωργίου", Θεσσαλονίκη, 31/03/2012.

Παθολογία ελασσόνων ακτίνων του ποδιού. Μετεκεπαιδευτικά μαθήματα Τμήματος Ποδιού-ΠΔΚ της ΕΕΧΟΤ. Απρίλιος 2012.

Osteochondral Injuries. ECOSEP Annual Meeting. Thessaloniki, Greece 13/05/2012.

Παραμορφώσεις Οισθίου Ποδιού. Ετήσιο Συνέδριο Ορθ/κης Εταιρίας Μακεδονίας-Θράκης. Χαλκιδική, 29/04/2011.

Open tibial fractures in children. A systematic review of the literature. N Gougoulias, A Khanna, N Maffulli. EPOS (European Paediatric Orthopaedic Society) Instructional Courses 2007-2009. Helsinki 27/7-1/8/2008.

ORIF or fractures around the knee. Orthofix Course. University Hospital North Staffordshire. Stoke-on-Trent, UK. 17 June 2008.

Ilizarov’s technique as an adjunct in soft tissue release for relapsed clubfeet. N Gougoulias, Z Dailiana, N Rigopoulos, T Moraitis, K Malizos. EPOS (European Paediatric Orthopaedic Society) Instructional Courses 2007-2009. Vienna 1-7/12/2007.


Wright Medical Knee Product Training. Amstelveen, Netherlands. 27-28/11/2007.

·           Knee kinematics and total knee arthroplasty

·           Surgical approaches for total knee arthroplasty


XIIth Congress of the F.E.S.S.H. (Federation of the European Societies of Surgery of the Hand), Athens, Greece, 28-30/6/2007.

·           Surgical treatment of humeral diaphysis fractures. N Gougoulias, A Venouziou, Z Dailiana, N Roidis, K Malizos.

·           Surgical treatment of humeral diaphysis nonunions. N Gougoulias, K Malizos, D Paridis, T Moraitis.

·           Surgical treatment of radial nerve lesions associated with humeral fractures. A Venouziou, N Gougoulias, Z Dailiana, S Varitimidis, K Malizos.  

Sepsis eradication and reconstruction strategies around the ankle. NE Gougoulias.  Combined Meeting – Departments of Orthopaedic Surgery. University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 11/02/2007.

26th European Bone Joint Infection Society Meeting. Corfu, Greece, 20-22/9/2007.

·           Vacuum-assisted closure of soft tissue defects. A preliminary report. R Giannakos, NE Gougoulias, K Bargiotas, TS Karachalios, ZH Dailiana, KN Malizos.

·           Limb salvage and reconstruction of the septic distal tibia and ankle. NE Gougoulias, D Paridis, TS Karachalios, SE Varitimidis, K Bargiotas, KN Malizos.

·           Foot osteomyelitis. Management protocol and outcome in 36 patients. NE Gougoulias, D Paridis, K Bargiotas, T Moraitis, ZH Dailiana, KN Malizos.

Arthroscopic Ankle Arthrodesis for Arthritis and Deformity Correction. NE Gougoulias, SW Parsons. Annual Meeting of the British Orthopaedic Foot Surgery Society, Oxford 17-19/11/2005.


6th EFAS (European Foot Ankle Society) Congress.  Prague, 14/9/2006. Midterm results from surgical treatment of relapsed clubfoot deformity. N.Gougoulias et al.



Combined meeting of the Greek Orthopaedics & Trauma Society and the British Trauma Society. Athens 12-15/05/2005.

·         External fixation and Kirschner wires for distal radius AO C2, C3 fractures. Ntovas Th, Gougoulias N, Petridis P, Koimtzis M.

·         CRPS type Ι. Comparison of two therapeutic methods. Ntovas Th, Gougoulias N, Petridis P, Koimtzis M.

·         Long term results with the Buechel-Pappas total ankle prosthesis. Talbot NJ, Gougoulias N, Trimble KT, Papalexandris S, Parsons SW.

·         Modification of the Stainsby technique for arthritic subluxed MTP joints of the lesser rays. Trimble KT, Gougoulias N, Talbot NJ, Papalexandris S, Parsons SW.

·         Late reconstruction of chronic Achilles tendon ruptures. Gougoulias N, Papalexandris S, Parsons SW.

 Annual Congress of the Orthopaedics & Trauma Society of Macedoni & Thrace. Greece. Halkidiki, 5-8/5/2005.

·         Evaluation and outcome of revision total knee replacements. Gougoulias N, Shyam S, Papalexandris S, Regan MW, Hutchins PM.

·         Ankle arthroscopy. Indications and epidemiology. Gougoulias N, Papalexandris S, Parsons SW.

 11th ESSKA Congress, Athens , 5-8 May 2004. Effective control of postoperative pain after knee arthroscopy, by intraarticular ropivacaine and systemic lornoxicame administration. S.Papalexandris, M.Koimtzis, N.Gougoulias, P.Petridis, T.Dovas.




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