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profileMaria Pefkianaki, M.D.

TitleResearch Fellow in Ophthalmology (EXT)
InstitutionMassachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
AddressMassachusetts Eye and Ear
243 Charles St
Boston MA 02114
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  1. Bloch E, Pefkianaki M, Hakim J. An unusual case of bilateral pigmented maculopathy and anterior segment dysgenesis. Eur J Ophthalmol. 2017 Nov 08; 0. PMID: 29148029.
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  2. Pefkianaki M, Mashayekhi A, Shields JA, Shields CL. Congenital Hypertrophy of Retinal Pigment Epithelium With Overlying Thin Adenoma. Retina. 2017 06; 37(6):e69-e70. PMID: 28541252.
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  3. Rayess N, Ying GS, Pefkianaki M, Franklin J, Regillo CD, Ho AC, Hsu J, Rahimy E. Reply. Am J Ophthalmol. 2017 Apr; 176:258-259. PMID: 28190510.
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  4. Rayess N, Rahimy E, Ying GS, Pefkianaki M, Franklin J, Regillo CD, Ho AC, Hsu J. Baseline Choroidal Thickness as a Predictor for Treatment Outcomes in Central Retinal Vein Occlusion. Am J Ophthalmol. 2016 Nov; 171:47-52. PMID: 27567889.
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  5. Pefkianaki M, Hasanreisoglu M, Suchy SF, Shields CL. Familial Exudative Vitreoretinopathy With a Novel LRP5 Mutation. J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus. 2016 Jul 30; 53:e39-42. PMID: 27486893.
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  6. Papastefanou VP, Pefkianaki M, Al Harby L, Arora AK, Cohen VM, Andrews RM, Sagoo MS. Intravitreal bevacizumab monotherapy for choroidal neovascularisation secondary to choroidal osteoma. Eye (Lond). 2016 Jun; 30(6):843-9. PMID: 27034203; PMCID: PMC4906459 [Available on 06/01/17].
  7. Shahlaee A, Pefkianaki M, Hsu J, Ho AC. Reply. Am J Ophthalmol. 2016 May; 165:202. PMID: 27036396.
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  8. Kaidonis G, Gillies MC, Abhary S, Liu E, Essex RW, Chang JH, Pal B, Sivaprasad S, Pefkianaki M, Daniell M, Lake S, Petrovsky N, Hewitt AW, Jenkins A, Lamoureux EL, Gleadle JM, Craig JE, Burdon KP. A single-nucleotide polymorphism in the MicroRNA-146a gene is associated with diabetic nephropathy and sight-threatening diabetic retinopathy in Caucasian patients. Acta Diabetol. 2016 Aug; 53(4):643-50. PMID: 26997512.
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  9. Kaidonis G, Craig JE, Gillies MC, Abhary S, Essex RW, Chang JH, Pal B, Pefkianaki M, Daniell M, Lake S, Petrovsky N, Burdon KP. Promoter polymorphism at the tumour necrosis factor/lymphotoxin-alpha locus is associated with type of diabetes but not with susceptibility to sight-threatening diabetic retinopathy. Diab Vasc Dis Res. 2016 Mar; 13(2):164-7. PMID: 26821796.
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  10. Heng LZ, Pefkianaki M, Hykin P, Patel PJ. Correction: Interobserver Agreement in Detecting Spectral-Domain Optical Coherence Tomography Features of Diabetic Macular Edema. PLoS One. 2015; 10(11):e0142023. PMID: 26513480; PMCID: PMC4626074.
  11. Shahlaee A, Pefkianaki M, Hsu J, Ho AC. Measurement of Foveal Avascular Zone Dimensions and its Reliability in Healthy Eyes Using Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography. Am J Ophthalmol. 2016 Jan; 161:50-5.e1. PMID: 26423672.
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  12. Burdon KP, Fogarty RD, Shen W, Abhary S, Kaidonis G, Appukuttan B, Hewitt AW, Sharma S, Daniell M, Essex RW, Chang JH, Klebe S, Lake SR, Pal B, Jenkins A, Govindarjan G, Sundaresan P, Lamoureux EL, Ramasamy K, Pefkianaki M, Hykin PG, Petrovsky N, Brown MA, Gillies MC, Craig JE. Genome-wide association study for sight-threatening diabetic retinopathy reveals association with genetic variation near the GRB2 gene. Diabetologia. 2015 Oct; 58(10):2288-97. PMID: 26188370.
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  13. Kaidonis G, Burdon KP, Gillies MC, Abhary S, Essex RW, Chang JH, Pal B, Pefkianaki M, Daniell M, Lake S, Petrovsky N, Hewitt AW, Jenkins A, Lamoureux EL, Gleadle JM, Craig JE. Common Sequence Variation in the VEGFC Gene Is Associated with Diabetic Retinopathy and Diabetic Macular Edema. Ophthalmology. 2015 Sep; 122(9):1828-36. PMID: 26072347.
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  14. Heng LZ, Pefkianaki M, Pefianaki M, Hykin P, Patel PJ. Interobserver agreement in detecting spectral-domain optical coherence tomography features of diabetic macular edema. PLoS One. 2015; 10(5):e0126557. PMID: 25996150; PMCID: PMC4440774.
  15. Karampelas M, Pefkianaki M, Rees A, Gill N, Kotecha A, Hamilton R, Nikita E, Patel PJ. Missed Hospital Appointments of Patients Receiving Ranibizumab Therapy for Neovascular Age-Related Macular Degeneration. Ophthalmol Ther. 2015 Jun; 4(1):43-9. PMID: 25769782; PMCID: PMC4470979.
  16. Pefkianaki M, Agrawal R, Desai P, Pavesio C, Sagoo MS. Bilateral Diffuse Uveal Melanocytic Proliferation (BDUMP) associated with B-cell lymphoma: report of a rare case. BMC Cancer. 2015 Jan 30; 15:23. PMID: 25633015; PMCID: PMC4320603.
  17. Zacharaki F, Hadjigeorgiou GM, Koliakos GG, Morrison MA, Tsezou A, Chatzoulis DZ, Almpanidou P, Topouridou K, Karabatsas CH, Pefkianaki M, DeAngelis MM, Tsironi EE. Plasma homocysteine and genetic variants of homocysteine metabolism enzymes in patients from central Greece with primary open-angle glaucoma and pseudoexfoliation glaucoma. Clin Ophthalmol. 2014; 8:1819-25. PMID: 25246760; PMCID: PMC4166342.
  18. Pefkianaki M, Westcott M, Liew G, Lee R, Pavesio C, Rao NA, Gupta A, Bansal R, Khairallah M, Kahloun R. Diagnostic and therapeutic challenges. Retina. 2014 Jun; 34(6):1247-52. PMID: 24285246.
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  19. Agrawal R, Addison P, Saihan Z, Pefkianaki M, Pavesio C. Optic neuropathy secondary to Linezolid for multidrug-resistant mycobacterial spinal tuberculosis. Ocul Immunol Inflamm. 2015 Feb; 23(1):90-2. PMID: 24432953.
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  20. Mathew R, Pefkianaki M, Kopsachilis N, Brar M, Richardson M, Sivaprasad S. Correlation of fundus fluorescein angiography and spectral-domain optical coherence tomography in identification of membrane subtypes in neovascular age-related macular degeneration. Ophthalmologica. 2014; 231(3):153-9. PMID: 24217293.
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  21. Kopsachilis N, Pefkianaki M, Marinescu A, Sivaprasad S. Giant cell arteritis presenting as choroidal infarction. Case Rep Ophthalmol Med. 2013; 2013:597398. PMID: 23573440; PMCID: PMC3614184.
  22. Kopsachilis N, Pefkianaki M, Carifi G, Lialias I. Bilateral intracavernous carotid artery aneurysms presenting as diplopia in a young patient. Case Rep Med. 2013; 2013:209767. PMID: 23573095; PMCID: PMC3613080.
  23. Pefkianaki M, Androudi S, Praidou A, Sourlas V, Zakynthinos E, Brazitikos P, Gourgoulianis K, Daniil Z. Ocular disease awareness and pattern of ocular manifestation in patients with biopsy-proven lung sarcoidosis. J Ophthalmic Inflamm Infect. 2011 Dec; 1(4):141-5. PMID: 21748542; PMCID: PMC3223338.
  24. Tsironi EE, Pefkianaki M, Tsezou A, Kotoula MG, Dardiotis E, Almpanidou P, Papathanasiou AA, Rodopoulou P, Chatzoulis DZ, Hadjigeorgiou GM. Evaluation of MMP1 and MMP3 gene polymorphisms in exfoliation syndrome and exfoliation glaucoma. Mol Vis. 2009 Dec 25; 15:2890-5. PMID: 20038976; PMCID: PMC2797043.
  25. Tsironi E, Gatselis N, Kotoula MG, Zachou K, Pefkianaki M, Zacharaki F, Chatzoulis DZ, Dalekos GN. Ocular disorders as the prevailing manifestations of antiphospholipid syndrome: a case series. Cases J. 2009 Oct 20; 2:159. PMID: 19946530; PMCID: PMC2783115.
  26. Labiris G, Katsanos A, Fanariotis M, Tsirouki T, Pefkianaki M, Chatzoulis D, Tsironi E. Psychometric properties of the Greek version of the NEI-VFQ 25. BMC Ophthalmol. 2008 Mar 06; 8:4. PMID: 18325083; PMCID: PMC2287166.
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