Athina  Lavrentieva
Athina Lavrentieva
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University General Hospital of Thessaloniki, AHEPA


2008 University of California, Burn ICU Burn care, prof. D. Greenhalgh
2012 Brussels, Erasmus Hospital Course in heart ultrasound in ICU patients , prof.  De Backer D.



Specialisation in Anaesthesiology, AHEPA University Hospital, specialisation in Intensive Care medicine, AHEPA University, Thessaloniki, Greece.Ph.D diploma, Title of thesis “Coagulation abnormalities in burn patients”Postgraduate education: University of California, Burn ICU, Brussels, Erasmus Hospital.Clinical director in General ICU patients and in  Burn ICU in Thessaloniki, Greece.
Member of the Hellenic Society of Intensive Care Medicine, European Society of Intensive Care Medicine,  International Society for Burn Injuries. Editorial Board Member in Burns, Journal of International Society for Burn Injuries

Reviewer in: Burns, Intensive Care Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, Indian J Crit Care Med, American Journal of Nephrology, BMC Nephrology, Hippokratia, SOJ Anesthesiology & Pain Management, Pediatric Nephrology


Research Interest

Main area of interest in research: burn care, inflammation, sepsis, coagulation, nutrition, acute kidney injury.


Professional Activities:

 She is a Member of Hellenic Society of Intensive Care Medicine.,Member of European Society of Intensive Care Medicine.,Member of International Society for Burn Injuries.


Lecturer in the educational program of Committee for European education in Anaesthesiology and in the Educational program in Emergency medicine.



  1. Epidemiology of Acute Kidney Injury in critically ill patients: a cross-sectional study The prospective international multicenter Acute Kidney Injury - Epidemiologic Prospective Investigation (AKI-EPI) study. has been recommended for publication in Intensive Care Medicine, 2015.  Eric AJ Hoste MD, PhD1, Sean M Bagshaw MD Msc2, Rinaldo Bellomo MD3, Cynthia M Cely MD4, Dinna N Cruz MD MPH5, Kyriakos Edipidis MD6, Lui G Forni MD7, Charles D Gomersall MD8, Deepak Govil MD9, Patrick M Honoré MD, PhD10, Olivier Joannes-Boyau MD11, Michael Joannidis MD12, Athina Lavrentiva MD13, Ravindra Mehta MD14, Patrick Murray MD15, Paul Palevsky MD16, Ville Pettilä MD17, Eric Roessler MD18, Claudio Ronco MD19, Shigehiko Uchino MD20, Jorge A Vazquez MD21, Erick Vidal Andrade MD22, Steve Webb MD23, John A Kellum, MD24, for The AKI-EPI Study Group
  2. Implementation of a procalcitonin-guided algorithm for antibiotic therapy in the burn intensive care unit. Lavrentieva A, Kontou P, Soulountsi V, Kioumis J, Chrysou O,  Bitzani M has been recommended for publication in Annals of Burns and Fire Disasters, 2015 
  3. Critical care of burn patients. New approaches to old problems. Lavrentieva A.  Burns. 2015 May 18. pii: S0305-4179(15)00119-9
  4. Peripheral venous pressure to monitor fluid resuscitation in burns-more confusing than helpful? Lavrentieva A. Indian J Crit Care Med. 2015 Apr;19(4):197-8.
  5. Coagulopathy in burn patients: one part of a deadly trio. Lavrentieva A. Burns. 2015 May;41(3):419-20.
  6. Replacement of specific coagulation factors in patients with burn: a review. Lavrentieva A. Burns. 2013 Jun;39(4):543-8
  7. End-of-life decisions in Burn Intensive Care Units - An International Survey. Metaxa V, Lavrentieva A. Burns. Burns. 2015 Feb;41(1):53-7.
  8. Diagnostic value of procalcitonin in burn septic patients. Lavrentieva A. Burns. Diagnostic value of procalcitonin in burn septic patients. Burns. 2014 Sep;40(6):1239-40.
  9. Enteral nutrition intolerance in critically ill septic burn patients. Lavrentieva A, Kontakiotis T, Bitzani M. J Burn Care Res. 2014 Jul-Aug;35(4):313-8.
  10. Acute kidney injury in critically ill burn patients. Risk factors, progression and impact on mortality. Palmieri T, Lavrentieva A, Greenhalgh DG. Burns. 2010 Mar;36(2):205-11. doi: 10.1016/j.burns.2009.08.01
  11. Assessment of the worldwide burden of critical illness: the Intensive Care Over Nations (ICON) audit. Vincent JL, Marshall JC, Namendys-Silva SA, François B, Martin-Loeches I, Lipman J, Reinhart K, Antonelli M, Pickkers P, Njimi H, Jimenez E, Sakr Y; ICON investigators. Lancet Respir Med. 2014 May;2(5):380-6. doi: 10.1016/S2213-2600(14)70061-X. Epub 2014 Apr 14.
  12. Mortality after surgery in Europe: a 7 day cohort study. Pearse RM, Moreno RP, Bauer P, Pelosi P, Metnitz P, Spies C, Vallet B, Vincent JL, Hoeft A, Rhodes A; European Surgical Outcomes Study (EuSOS) group for the Trials groups of the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine and the European Society of Anaesthesiology. Lancet. 2012 Sep 22;380(9847):1059-65.
  13. PCT as a diagnostic and prognostic tool in burn patients. Whether time course has a role in monitoring sepsis treatment. Lavrentieva A, Papadopoulou S, Kioumis J, Kaimakamis E, Bitzani M. Burns. 2012 May;38(3):356-63.
  14. Determination of cardiovascular parameters in burn patients using arterial waveform analysis: a review. Lavrentieva A, Palmieri T. Burns. 2011 Mar;37(2):196-202
  15. An assessment of acute kidney injury with modified RIFLE criteria in pediatric patients with severe burns. Palmieri T, Lavrentieva A, Greenhalgh D
  16. The efficacy of antithrombin administration in the acute phase of burn injury. Lavrentieva A, Kontakiotis T, Bitzani M, Parlapani A, Thomareis O, Scourtis H, Tsotsolis N, Lazaridis L, Giala MA. Thromb Haemost. 2008 Aug;100(2):286-90.
  17. Nutrition support in acute pancreatitis. Ioannidis O, Lavrentieva A, Botsios D. JOP. 2008 Jul 10;9(4):375-90. Review.
  18. Early coagulation disorders after severe burn injury: impact on mortality. Lavrentieva A, Kontakiotis T, Bitzani M, Papaioannou-Gaki G, Parlapani A, Thomareis O, Tsotsolis N, Giala MA. Intensive Care Med. 2008 Apr;34(4):700-6
  19. Inflammatory markers in patients with severe burn injury. What is the best indicator of sepsis? Lavrentieva A, Kontakiotis T, Lazaridis L, Tsotsolis N, Koumis J, Kyriazis G, Bitzani M. Burns. 2007 Mar;33(2):189-94


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