L H Duntas

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Affiliation: University of Athens
Country: Greece

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Vitamin E and thyroid disease: a potential link that kindles hope
    Leonidas H Duntas
    Endocrine Unit, Evgenidion Hospital, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Biofactors 19:131-5. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Oxidants, antioxidants in physical exercise and relation to thyroid function
    L H Duntas
    Endocrine Unit, Evgenidion Hospital, University of Athens, Greece
    Horm Metab Res 37:572-6. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint The role of selenium in thyroid autoimmunity and cancer
    Leonidas H Duntas
    Endocrine Unit, Evgenidion Hospital, University of Athens, Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Thyroid 16:455-60. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Short-term hypothyroidism after Levothyroxine-withdrawal in patients with differentiated thyroid cancer: clinical and quality of life consequences
    Leonidas H Duntas
    Endocrine Unit, Evgenidion Hospital, University of Athens, 20 Papadiamantopoulou St, 11528 Athens, Greece
    Eur J Endocrinol 156:13-9. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Cinacalcet as alternative treatment for primary hyperparathyroidism: achievements and prospects
    Leonidas H Duntas
    Endocrine Unit, Evgenidion Hospital, University of Athens, 20 Papadiamantopoulou Str, 11528, Athens, Greece
    Endocrine 39:199-204. 2011
  6. pmc The evolving role of selenium in the treatment of graves' disease and ophthalmopathy
    Leonidas H Duntas
    Endocrine Unit, Evgenidion Hospital, University of Athens, 20 Papadiamantopoulou Street, 11528 Athens, Greece
    J Thyroid Res 2012:736161. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Hypothyroidism and depression: salient aspects of pathogenesis and management
    L H Duntas
    Endocrine Unit, Evgenidion Hospital, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Minerva Endocrinol 38:365-77. 2013
  8. doi request reprint The interconnections between obesity, thyroid function, and autoimmunity: the multifold role of leptin
    Leonidas H Duntas
    Endocrine Unit, Evgenidion Hospital, University of Athens, Medical School, 115 28 Athens, Greece
    Thyroid 23:646-53. 2013
  9. pmc Clinical comments related to medullary thyroid cancer diagnosis and management
    Leonidas H Duntas
    Unit of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Evgenidion Hospital, University of Athens Medical School, 20 Papadiamantopoulou St, 115 28 Athens, Greece
    Thyroid Res 6:S6. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Hormones as doping in sports
    Leonidas H Duntas
    Endocrine Unit, Evgenidion Hospital, University of Athens, 20 Papadiamantopoulou Street, 11528, Athens, Greece
    Endocrine 43:303-13. 2013

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Publications41

  1. ncbi request reprint Vitamin E and thyroid disease: a potential link that kindles hope
    Leonidas H Duntas
    Endocrine Unit, Evgenidion Hospital, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Biofactors 19:131-5. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Oxidants, antioxidants in physical exercise and relation to thyroid function
    L H Duntas
    Endocrine Unit, Evgenidion Hospital, University of Athens, Greece
    Horm Metab Res 37:572-6. 2005
    ..There is evidence that antioxidant supplementation combined with antithyroid treatment with methimazole could be useful in decreasing the oxidative stress...
  3. ncbi request reprint The role of selenium in thyroid autoimmunity and cancer
    Leonidas H Duntas
    Endocrine Unit, Evgenidion Hospital, University of Athens, Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Thyroid 16:455-60. 2006
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  4. ncbi request reprint Short-term hypothyroidism after Levothyroxine-withdrawal in patients with differentiated thyroid cancer: clinical and quality of life consequences
    Leonidas H Duntas
    Endocrine Unit, Evgenidion Hospital, University of Athens, 20 Papadiamantopoulou St, 11528 Athens, Greece
    Eur J Endocrinol 156:13-9. 2007
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Cinacalcet as alternative treatment for primary hyperparathyroidism: achievements and prospects
    Leonidas H Duntas
    Endocrine Unit, Evgenidion Hospital, University of Athens, 20 Papadiamantopoulou Str, 11528, Athens, Greece
    Endocrine 39:199-204. 2011
    ..Results are pending as to whether cinacalcet decreases mortality and morbidity in pHPT, confirmation of which would conclusively recommend this drug as a valid alternative to surgery...
  6. pmc The evolving role of selenium in the treatment of graves' disease and ophthalmopathy
    Leonidas H Duntas
    Endocrine Unit, Evgenidion Hospital, University of Athens, 20 Papadiamantopoulou Street, 11528 Athens, Greece
    J Thyroid Res 2012:736161. 2012
    ..It is now to be clarified whether enforced nutritional supplementation has the same results and whether prolonging selenium administration may have an impact on the prevention of disease...
  7. ncbi request reprint Hypothyroidism and depression: salient aspects of pathogenesis and management
    L H Duntas
    Endocrine Unit, Evgenidion Hospital, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Minerva Endocrinol 38:365-77. 2013
    ..Genetic variants of thyroid hormone transporters or of deiodinases I and II may predispose to depression and, therefore, a personalized approach should be implemented. ..
  8. doi request reprint The interconnections between obesity, thyroid function, and autoimmunity: the multifold role of leptin
    Leonidas H Duntas
    Endocrine Unit, Evgenidion Hospital, University of Athens, Medical School, 115 28 Athens, Greece
    Thyroid 23:646-53. 2013
    ..Meanwhile, recent data have disclosed a relation between obesity and thyroid autoimmunity, with the adipocyte hormone leptin appearing to be the key factor linking these two conditions...
  9. pmc Clinical comments related to medullary thyroid cancer diagnosis and management
    Leonidas H Duntas
    Unit of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Evgenidion Hospital, University of Athens Medical School, 20 Papadiamantopoulou St, 115 28 Athens, Greece
    Thyroid Res 6:S6. 2013
    ..Moreover the current issue whether GLP-1 (a glucagon-like peptide-1) analogue is associated with MTC has only superficially been analyzed...
  10. doi request reprint Hormones as doping in sports
    Leonidas H Duntas
    Endocrine Unit, Evgenidion Hospital, University of Athens, 20 Papadiamantopoulou Street, 11528, Athens, Greece
    Endocrine 43:303-13. 2013
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  11. ncbi request reprint Adiposopathy and thyroid disease: tracing the pathway to cardiovascular risk
    Leonidas Duntas
    Endocrine Unit, Evgenidion Hospital, University of Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 10:797-803. 2012
    ..Meanwhile, new drug formulations, such as leptin and leptin analogs, 5-HT2C-receptor agonist, and potent thyromimetics, currently comprise a promising armamentarium against adiposity and adiposopathy...
  12. doi request reprint The effect of thyroid disorders on lipid levels and metabolism
    Leonidas H Duntas
    Endocrine Unit, Evgenidion Hospital, University of Athens, 20 Papadiamantopoulou Street, 11528 Athens, Greece
    Med Clin North Am 96:269-81. 2012
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  13. doi request reprint Selenium and inflammation: underlying anti-inflammatory mechanisms
    L H Duntas
    Endocrine Unit, Evgenidion Hospital, University of Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Horm Metab Res 41:443-7. 2009
    ..Prospective, randomized, controlled studies must be performed to provide a greater degree of certainty...
  14. doi request reprint Does celiac disease trigger autoimmune thyroiditis?
    Leonidas H Duntas
    Endocrine Unit, Evgenidion Hospital, University of Athens Medical School, 20 Papadiamantopoulou Street, Athens, Greece
    Nat Rev Endocrinol 5:190-1. 2009
    ..new research suggests that serum transglutaminase 2 autoantibodies, which are present in patients with celiac disease, might have a role in the development of thyroid dysfunction...
  15. doi request reprint Environmental factors and autoimmune thyroiditis
    Leonidas H Duntas
    University of Ulm, Germany
    Nat Clin Pract Endocrinol Metab 4:454-60. 2008
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  16. doi request reprint New insights into subclinical hypothyroidism and cardiovascular risk
    Leonidas H Duntas
    Endocrine Unit, Evgenidion Hospital, University of Athens, Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Semin Thromb Hemost 37:27-34. 2011
    ..This review discusses the results of the latest studies on the various parameters affected by SH while highlighting the need for timely treatment with levothyroxine...
  17. ncbi request reprint The 'rings of fire' and thyroid cancer
    Leonidas H Duntas
    Endocrine Unit, Evgenidion Hospital, University of Athens, Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Hormones (Athens) 8:249-53. 2009
    ..This article aims at presenting pertinent data that could link a volcanic environment to thyroid cancer...
  18. doi request reprint Selenium and the thyroid: a close-knit connection
    Leonidas H Duntas
    Endocrine Unit, Evgenidion Hospital, University of Athens, 20 Papadiamantopoulou Street 115 28 Athens, Greece
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 95:5180-8. 2010
    ..It has additionally been established that the thyroid contains more selenium than any other tissue and that selenium deficiency aggravates the manifestation of endemic myxedematous cretinism and autoimmune thyroid disease...
  19. doi request reprint Sorafenib: rays of hope in thyroid cancer
    Leonidas H Duntas
    Endocrine Unit, Evgenidion Hospital, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Thyroid 20:1351-8. 2010
    ..Clinical trials on sorafenib are at present ongoing for the treatment of various malignancies, including thyroid cancer (TC)...
  20. doi request reprint Environmental factors and thyroid autoimmunity
    L H Duntas
    Endocrine Unit, University of Athens, Evgenidion Hospital, 1528 Athens, Greece
    Ann Endocrinol (Paris) 72:108-13. 2011
    ..This review presents an overview of the current knowledge regarding environmental factors, their association with genetics and their impact on the immune system...
  21. doi request reprint Resveratrol and its impact on aging and thyroid function
    L H Duntas
    Endocrine Unit, Evgenidion Hospital, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    J Endocrinol Invest 34:788-92. 2011
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  22. doi request reprint Review on the occasion of a decade of recombinant human TSH: prospects and novel uses
    Leonidas H Duntas
    Endocrine Unit, Evgenidion Hospital, University of Athens, Medical School, 20 Papadiamantopoulou Street, Athens, Greece
    Thyroid 18:509-16. 2008
    ..Finally, rhTSH may prove to be useful in studying the functional reserve of thyroid in the aging process, as well as the putative role of the TSH receptor in extrathyroidal tissue, such as lymphocytes, osteocytes, and adipocytes...
  23. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular risk and subclinical hypothyroidism: focus on lipids and new emerging risk factors. What is the evidence?
    Leonidas H Duntas
    Endocrine Unit, Evgenidion Hospital, University of Athens, Medical School, 20 Papadiamantopolou Street, Athens, Greece
    Thyroid 17:1075-84. 2007
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  24. ncbi request reprint Changes in metabolism of TRH in euthyroid sick syndrome
    L H Duntas
    Endocrine Unit, Evgenidion Hospital, Athens University Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Endocrinol 141:337-41. 1999
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the metabolism of a simple dose, intravenously administered TRH bolus of 200 microg, in patients with euthyroid sick syndrome (ESS)...
  25. ncbi request reprint Adiponectin: novelties in metabolism and hormonal regulation
    Leonidas H Duntas
    Evgenidion Hospital, University of Athens, 11528 Athens, Greece
    Nutr Neurosci 7:195-200. 2004
    ..These data show adiponectin to be an important factor in the issue of obesity and its associated disorders, and indicate a potential future utilization of adiponectin as a drug in the treatment of metabolic syndrome...
  26. ncbi request reprint Circulating levels of oxidized low-density lipoprotein in overt and mild hypothyroidism
    Leonidas H Duntas
    Endocrine Unit, Evgenidion Hospital, University of Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Thyroid 12:1003-7. 2002
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  27. ncbi request reprint Thyroid disease and lipids
    Leonidas H Duntas
    Endocrine Unit, Evgenidion Hospital, University of Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Thyroid 12:287-93. 2002
    ..Lipid disorders exhibit great individual variability. Nevertheless, they might be a link, although it has not been proved, between SH and atherosclerosis...
  28. ncbi request reprint Risk and prognostic factors for differentiated thyroid cancer
    Leonidas Duntas
    Endocrine Unit, Evgenidion Hospital, University of Athens, 11528 Athens, Greece
    Hell J Nucl Med 9:156-62. 2006
    ..g. MIB-1, hPTTG) have been reported as additional prognostic factors. In this review we describe the risk and the prognostic factors of DTC as related to management and the outcome of DTC...
  29. ncbi request reprint Prolactinomas in children and adolescents--consequences in adult life
    L H Duntas
    Endocrine Unit, Evgenidion Hospital, University of Athens and Medical School, Greece
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 14:1227-32; discussion 1261-2. 2001
    ..Cabergoline may normalize prolactin secretion, restore fertility in women and men. and induce tumor shrinkage. Today, transsphenoidal surgery should be considered only in patients with a large extrasellar extension...
  30. ncbi request reprint Lack of substantial effects of raloxifene on thyroxine-binding globulin in postmenopausal women: dependency on thyroid status
    L H Duntas
    Endocrine Unit, Evgenidion Hospital, University of Athens Medical School, Greece
    Thyroid 11:779-82. 2001
    ..Additionally, TBG levels may also be influenced by small variations of thyroid function as subclinical hyperthyroidism...
  31. ncbi request reprint Subclinical thyroid disorders: the menace of the Trojan horse
    L H Duntas
    Endocrine Unit, Evgenidion Hospital, University of Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece
    J Endocrinol Invest 26:472-80. 2003
    ..Therefore, both conditions should be screened more carefully in the community and treatment should be more often considered...
  32. ncbi request reprint Gender, age, puberty, and BMI related changes of TSH and thyroid hormones in schoolchildren living in a long-standing iodine replete area
    I Kaloumenou
    University of Athens, Department of Pediatrics, Athens, Greece
    Horm Metab Res 42:285-9. 2010
    ..TSH values are not correlated with BMI-SDS, whereas T (4)/T (3) ratio in boys and FT (4) in girls are negatively correlated with BMI-SDS...
  33. ncbi request reprint Effects of a six month treatment with selenomethionine in patients with autoimmune thyroiditis
    Leonidas H Duntas
    Endocrine Unit, Evgenidion Hospital, University of Athens Medical School, 20 Papadiamantopoulou Str, 11528 Athens, Greece
    Eur J Endocrinol 148:389-93. 2003
    ..Therefore, we performed a randomised, placebo-controlled prospective study to investigate the effects of Se treatment on patients with autoimmune thyroiditis (AIT)...
  34. doi request reprint Thyroid autoimmunity in schoolchildren in an area with long-standing iodine sufficiency: correlation with gender, pubertal stage, and maternal thyroid autoimmunity
    Irene Kaloumenou
    Endocrine Unit, First Department of Pediatrics, Athens University School of Medicine, Athens, Greece
    Thyroid 18:747-54. 2008
    ..The objective of the present study was to determine the prevalence of TA in children and adolescents and to determine if there are relationships between the period of onset of TA and gender and between TA and maternal autoimmunity...
  35. ncbi request reprint Thyroid volume and echostructure in schoolchildren living in an iodine-replete area: relation to age, pubertal stage, and body mass index
    Irene Kaloumenou
    Endocrine Unit, First Department of Pediatrics, Athens University School of Medicine, Athens, Greece
    Thyroid 17:875-81. 2007
    ..Thyroid volume (TV) varies between geographical regions. Thus, population-specific references for TV in regions with long-standing iodine sufficiency may be more accurate than a single international reference...
  36. ncbi request reprint Brain somatic cross-talk: ghrelin, leptin and ultimate challengers of obesity
    Vera Popovic
    Neuroendocrine Unit, Institute of Endocrinology, University Clinical Center, Belgrade, Serbia, Yugoslavia
    Nutr Neurosci 8:1-5. 2005
    ..The administration of exogenous satiety hormone peptide YY 3-36 (PYY) may prevent the action of appetite-stimulating hypothalamic circuits on the anorexigenic melanocortin pathways...
  37. ncbi request reprint Reassessment of combined LT4 and LT3 treatment for hypothyroidism: the prospects for slow-release T3 preparations
    Leonidas H Duntas
    Hormones (Athens) 4:108-10. 2005
  38. doi request reprint Effects of selenium supplementation on TPOAb and cytokines in acute autoimmune thyroiditis
    Roland Gärtner
    Thyroid 18:669-70; author reply 673-4. 2008
  39. ncbi request reprint Lipoprotein (a) and apoliprotein (a) isoform size in thyroid disease: the quest for the golden fleece
    Leonidas H Duntas
    Thyroid 13:345-6. 2003
  40. ncbi request reprint Climate change, the butterfly effect, and the thyroid
    Leonidas H Duntas
    Thyroid 17:287-8. 2007
  41. ncbi request reprint No politics please--we are thyroidologists
    Leonidas H Duntas
    Thyroid 15:400. 2005