Aftab M Ahmad

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Body composition and quality of life in adults with growth hormone deficiency; effects of low-dose growth hormone replacement
    A M Ahmad
    Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology, Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Prescot Street, Liverpool, L7 8XP, UK
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 54:709-17. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Circadian and ultradian rhythm and leptin pulsatility in adult GH deficiency: effects of GH replacement
    A M Ahmad
    Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology, Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Liverpool, United Kingdom L7 8XP
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 86:3499-506. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Effects of GH replacement on 24-h ambulatory blood pressure and its circadian rhythm in adult GH deficiency
    Aftab M Ahmad
    Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology, Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Prescot Street, Liverpool L7 8XP, UK
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 56:431-7. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Objective estimates of the probability of developing hypothyroidism following radioactive iodine treatment of thyrotoxicosis
    Aftab M Ahmad
    Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology, Link 7 C, Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Prescot Street, Liverpool, L7 8XP, UK
    Eur J Endocrinol 146:767-75. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Parathyroid hormone secretory pattern, circulating activity, and effect on bone turnover in adult growth hormone deficiency
    A M Ahmad
    Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology, Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Prescot Street Liverpool, L7 8XP, UK
    Bone 32:170-9. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Parathyroid responsiveness to hypocalcemic and hypercalcemic stimuli in adult growth hormone deficiency after growth hormone replacement
    Aftab M Ahmad
    Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology, Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Liverpool L7 8XP, UK
    Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 286:E986-93. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Effects of growth hormone replacement on parathyroid hormone sensitivity and bone mineral metabolism
    Aftab M Ahmad
    Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology, Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Liverpool, United Kingdom L7 8XP
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 88:2860-8. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Effects of growth hormone administration on bone mineral metabolism, PTH sensitivity and PTH secretory rhythm in postmenopausal women with established osteoporosis
    Franklin Joseph
    Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology, Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Liverpool, United Kingdom
    J Bone Miner Res 23:721-9. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint PTH circadian rhythm and PTH target-organ sensitivity is altered in patients with adult growth hormone deficiency with low BMD
    Helen D White
    Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology, Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Liverpool, United Kingdom
    J Bone Miner Res 22:1798-807. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint The physiology of the circadian rhythm of parathyroid hormone and its potential as a treatment for osteoporosis
    William D Fraser
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry and Metabolic Medicine, Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Liverpool, UK
    Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens 13:437-44. 2004

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. ncbi request reprint Body composition and quality of life in adults with growth hormone deficiency; effects of low-dose growth hormone replacement
    A M Ahmad
    Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology, Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Prescot Street, Liverpool, L7 8XP, UK
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 54:709-17. 2001
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the effects of low-dose growth hormone replacement (GHR) on body composition and QoL as early as 1 and 3 months...
  2. ncbi request reprint Circadian and ultradian rhythm and leptin pulsatility in adult GH deficiency: effects of GH replacement
    A M Ahmad
    Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology, Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Liverpool, United Kingdom L7 8XP
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 86:3499-506. 2001
    ..Restoration of leptin pulsatility may be of clinical benefit, and our data could lead to novel approaches for leptin manipulation in the future...
  3. ncbi request reprint Effects of GH replacement on 24-h ambulatory blood pressure and its circadian rhythm in adult GH deficiency
    Aftab M Ahmad
    Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology, Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Prescot Street, Liverpool L7 8XP, UK
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 56:431-7. 2002
    ..There are as yet no reports on BP circadian rhythms in untreated or treated AGHD. Therefore, in a 12-month follow-up study, we evaluated the effects of GHR on ambulatory blood pressure (ABP) in AGHD patients...
  4. ncbi request reprint Objective estimates of the probability of developing hypothyroidism following radioactive iodine treatment of thyrotoxicosis
    Aftab M Ahmad
    Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology, Link 7 C, Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Prescot Street, Liverpool, L7 8XP, UK
    Eur J Endocrinol 146:767-75. 2002
    ..However, no attempt has been made to determine their independent prognostic values that could be used in a regression model to provide objective estimates of the probability of developing hypothyroidism...
  5. ncbi request reprint Parathyroid hormone secretory pattern, circulating activity, and effect on bone turnover in adult growth hormone deficiency
    A M Ahmad
    Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology, Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Prescot Street Liverpool, L7 8XP, UK
    Bone 32:170-9. 2003
    ..This relationship was altered in AGHD patients. These results suggest a possible role for GH in regulating PTH secretion and the bone remodeling process...
  6. ncbi request reprint Parathyroid responsiveness to hypocalcemic and hypercalcemic stimuli in adult growth hormone deficiency after growth hormone replacement
    Aftab M Ahmad
    Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology, Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Liverpool L7 8XP, UK
    Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 286:E986-93. 2004
    ..These findings may help us to understand the mechanisms underlying the genesis of osteoporosis in AGHD patients...
  7. ncbi request reprint Effects of growth hormone replacement on parathyroid hormone sensitivity and bone mineral metabolism
    Aftab M Ahmad
    Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology, Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Liverpool, United Kingdom L7 8XP
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 88:2860-8. 2003
    ..The changes observed after GHR may further explain the beneficial effects of GHR on bone mineral density that have consistently been reported...
  8. ncbi request reprint Effects of growth hormone administration on bone mineral metabolism, PTH sensitivity and PTH secretory rhythm in postmenopausal women with established osteoporosis
    Franklin Joseph
    Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology, Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Liverpool, United Kingdom
    J Bone Miner Res 23:721-9. 2008
    ..We studied the effects of GH administration on PTH sensitivity, PTH circadian rhythm, and bone mineral metabolism in postmenopausal women with established osteoporosis...
  9. ncbi request reprint PTH circadian rhythm and PTH target-organ sensitivity is altered in patients with adult growth hormone deficiency with low BMD
    Helen D White
    Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology, Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Liverpool, United Kingdom
    J Bone Miner Res 22:1798-807. 2007
    ..Patients with low BMD had a blunted nocturnal rise in PTH concentration and reduced PTH target-organ sensitivity compared with patients with normal BMD; these factors may be important in the pathogenesis of AGHD-related osteoporosis...
  10. ncbi request reprint The physiology of the circadian rhythm of parathyroid hormone and its potential as a treatment for osteoporosis
    William D Fraser
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry and Metabolic Medicine, Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Liverpool, UK
    Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens 13:437-44. 2004
    ..This review explores the characteristics of the circadian rhythm, factors regulating the rhythm and its role in bone metabolism...
  11. ncbi request reprint Diurnal rhythms of serum total, free and bioavailable testosterone and of SHBG in middle-aged men compared with those in young men
    Michael J Diver
    Department of Clinical Chemistry, Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Liverpool, UK
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 58:710-7. 2003
    ..We have measured total, free and bioavailable testosterone along with SHBG in samples taken every 30 min throughout a 24-h period in 10 young and eight middle-aged men...