Dimitrios N Kiortsis

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Affiliation: University of Ioannina
Country: Greece

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Management of obesity-induced kidney disease: a critical review of the literature
    Dimitrios N Kiortsis
    Laboratory of Physiology, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Greece
    Obes Facts 5:821-32. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Effects of sibutramine and orlistat on mood in obese and overweight subjects: a randomised study
    D N Kiortsis
    Laboratory of Physiology, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Panepistimiou Avenue, 45110 Ioannina, Greece
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 18:207-10. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Lipid-lowering drugs and serum liver enzymes: the effects of body weight and baseline enzyme levels
    Dimitrios N Kiortsis
    Laboratory of Physiology and Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
    Fundam Clin Pharmacol 17:491-4. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint The effect of orlistat and ezetimibe, alone or in combination, on serum LDL and small dense LDL cholesterol levels in overweight and obese patients with hypercholesterolaemia
    E S Nakou
    Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
    Curr Med Res Opin 24:1919-29. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint The effects of orlistat and fenofibrate, alone or in combination, on high-density lipoprotein subfractions and pre-beta1-HDL levels in obese patients with metabolic syndrome
    T D Filippatos
    Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
    Diabetes Obes Metab 10:476-83. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint High density lipoprotein is positively correlated with the changes in circulating total adiponectin and high molecular weight adiponectin during dietary and fenofibrate treatment
    Georgios A Christou
    Laboratory of Physiology, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
    Hormones (Athens) 11:178-88. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint The effect of orlistat and fenofibrate, alone or in combination, on small dense LDL and lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2 in obese patients with metabolic syndrome
    T D Filippatos
    Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, University of Ioannina, 45 110 Ioannina, Greece
    Atherosclerosis 193:428-37. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Does the presence of metabolic syndome influence weight loss in obese and overweight women?
    P Evangelou
    Laboratory of Physiology, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
    Metab Syndr Relat Disord 8:173-8. 2010
  9. doi request reprint The changes in plasma retinol-binding protein 4 levels are associated with those of the apolipoprotein B-containing lipoproteins during dietary and drug treatment
    Georgios A Christou
    Laboratory of Physiology, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
    Angiology 63:67-75. 2012
  10. pmc Effect of Plant Polyphenols on Adipokine Secretion from Human SGBS Adipocytes
    Christos S Derdemezis
    Laboratory of Physiology, School of Medicine, University of Ioannina, 45110 Ioannina, Greece
    Biochem Res Int 2011:285618. 2011

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  1. doi request reprint Management of obesity-induced kidney disease: a critical review of the literature
    Dimitrios N Kiortsis
    Laboratory of Physiology, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Greece
    Obes Facts 5:821-32. 2012
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Effects of sibutramine and orlistat on mood in obese and overweight subjects: a randomised study
    D N Kiortsis
    Laboratory of Physiology, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Panepistimiou Avenue, 45110 Ioannina, Greece
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 18:207-10. 2008
    ..Moreover, no study has evaluated the effects of orlistat treatment on mood. The purpose of our study was to assess the effects of sibutramine and orlistat on mood in obese and overweight subjects...
  3. ncbi request reprint Lipid-lowering drugs and serum liver enzymes: the effects of body weight and baseline enzyme levels
    Dimitrios N Kiortsis
    Laboratory of Physiology and Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
    Fundam Clin Pharmacol 17:491-4. 2003
    ..Fibrates and statins are safe drugs for the treatment of hyperlipidemia in obese patients as well as in those with moderately increased liver enzymes...
  4. ncbi request reprint The effect of orlistat and ezetimibe, alone or in combination, on serum LDL and small dense LDL cholesterol levels in overweight and obese patients with hypercholesterolaemia
    E S Nakou
    Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
    Curr Med Res Opin 24:1919-29. 2008
    ..Increased concentrations of low density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C), as well as of small dense LDL-C (sdLDL-C), are considered as cardiovascular risk factors...
  5. ncbi request reprint The effects of orlistat and fenofibrate, alone or in combination, on high-density lipoprotein subfractions and pre-beta1-HDL levels in obese patients with metabolic syndrome
    T D Filippatos
    Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
    Diabetes Obes Metab 10:476-83. 2008
    ..We assessed the effect of orlistat and fenofibrate, alone or in combination, on plasma high-density lipoprotein (HDL) subfractions and plasma pre-beta1-HDL levels in overweight and obese subjects with metabolic syndrome (MetS)...
  6. ncbi request reprint High density lipoprotein is positively correlated with the changes in circulating total adiponectin and high molecular weight adiponectin during dietary and fenofibrate treatment
    Georgios A Christou
    Laboratory of Physiology, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
    Hormones (Athens) 11:178-88. 2012
    ..The investigation of the relationship between high density lipoprotein (HDL) and adiponectin...
  7. ncbi request reprint The effect of orlistat and fenofibrate, alone or in combination, on small dense LDL and lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2 in obese patients with metabolic syndrome
    T D Filippatos
    Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, University of Ioannina, 45 110 Ioannina, Greece
    Atherosclerosis 193:428-37. 2007
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Does the presence of metabolic syndome influence weight loss in obese and overweight women?
    P Evangelou
    Laboratory of Physiology, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
    Metab Syndr Relat Disord 8:173-8. 2010
    ..The current study intends to examine whether the presence of metabolic syndrome and its components could influence weight loss in obese and overweight women during a short-term, dietary-based intervention program...
  9. doi request reprint The changes in plasma retinol-binding protein 4 levels are associated with those of the apolipoprotein B-containing lipoproteins during dietary and drug treatment
    Georgios A Christou
    Laboratory of Physiology, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
    Angiology 63:67-75. 2012
    ..In conclusion, RBP4 may significantly influence the metabolic pathways responsible for changes in ApoB lipoprotein subspecies, thus RBP4 may be associated with cardiovascular disease risk...
  10. pmc Effect of Plant Polyphenols on Adipokine Secretion from Human SGBS Adipocytes
    Christos S Derdemezis
    Laboratory of Physiology, School of Medicine, University of Ioannina, 45110 Ioannina, Greece
    Biochem Res Int 2011:285618. 2011
    ..Conclusion. Quercetin and resveratrol significantly decreased visfatin secretion from SGBS adipocytes. This effect may contribute to their overall antiatherogenic properties...
  11. ncbi request reprint Pituitary gland signal in pre-term infants during the first year of life: an MRI study
    Maria I Argyropoulou
    Department of Radiology, Medical School, University of Ioannina, 45110, Ioannina, Greece
    Neuroradiology 46:1031-5. 2004
    ..37-2 months). We conclude that in pre-term babies the adenohypophysis appears in hypersignal that may persist up to 2 months of corrected age. The adenohypophyseal and neurohypophyseal signals decrease with age...
  12. ncbi request reprint Effects of N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor antagonism on neuroleptic-induced orofacial dyskinesias
    Spiridon Konitsiotis
    Department of Neurology, University of Ioannina, Medical School University Campus, Ioannina, GR 451 10, Greece
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 185:369-77. 2006
    ..Tardive dyskinesia is a syndrome of abnormal, involuntary movements, which occurs as a complication of long-term neuroleptic therapy. The pathophysiology of this potentially irreversible syndrome is still an enigma...
  13. ncbi request reprint MRI of the liver and the pituitary gland in patients with beta-thalassemia major: does hepatic siderosis predict pituitary iron deposition?
    Maria I Argyropoulou
    Department of Radiology, Medical School, University of Ioannina, 45110 Ioannina, Greece
    Eur Radiol 13:12-6. 2003
    ..Hepatic iron overload evaluated by MR is a poor predictor of pituitary siderosis. The MR studies of the pituitary gland might be necessary to evaluate the pituitary iron overload...
  14. ncbi request reprint Liver, bone marrow, pancreas and pituitary gland iron overload in young and adult thalassemic patients: a T2 relaxometry study
    Maria I Argyropoulou
    Department of Radiology, Medical School, University of Ioannina, 45110, Ioannina, Greece
    Eur Radiol 17:3025-30. 2007
    ..After adolescence, age-related T2 changes are predominantly associated with pituitary siderosis and fatty degeneration of the pancreas. Pituitary size decreases with progressing siderosis...
  15. ncbi request reprint The effects of ezetimibe and orlistat, alone or in combination, on high-density lipoprotein (HDL) subclasses and HDL-associated enzyme activities in overweight and obese patients with hyperlipidaemia
    E S Nakou
    University of Ioannina, Medical School, Department of Internal Medicine, 45 110 Ioannina, Greece
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 9:3151-8. 2008
    ..2 mmol/l)]...
  16. ncbi request reprint Effects of sibutramine plus verapamil sustained release/trandolapril combination on blood pressure and metabolic variables in obese hypertensive patients
    E Nakou
    University of Ioannina, Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, 45 110 Ioannina, Greece
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 9:1629-39. 2008
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Distensibility and pulse wave velocity of the thoracic aorta in patients with juvenile idiopathic arthritis: an MRI study
    M I Argyropoulou
    Department of Radiology, Medical School, University of Ioannina, 45110 Ioannina, Greece
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 21:794-7. 2003
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Pituitary gland height evaluated by MR in patients with beta-thalassemia major: a marker of pituitary gland function
    M I Argyropoulou
    Department of Radiology, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Greece
    Neuroradiology 43:1056-8. 2001
    ..34; SD 1.52) and age- and gender-matched controls (mean 5.91; SD 1.06). We conclude that in thalassemic patients the pituitary gland height is an additional marker of pituitary gland function and might be useful in clinical management...
  19. ncbi request reprint Magnetisation transfer imaging of the normal adenohypophysis: the effect of sex and age
    M I Argyropoulou
    Department of Radiology, Medical School, University of Ioannina, 45110 Ioannina, Greece
    Neuroradiology 43:305-8. 2001
    ..The MTR in males was slightly higher at all ages except before 9 and after 50 years of age. These differences were not statistically significant except in the 40-49 year group (P < 0.05)...
  20. ncbi request reprint Serum uric acid levels: a useful but not absolute marker of compliance with fenofibrate treatment
    D N Kiortsis
    Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
    Fundam Clin Pharmacol 15:401-3. 2001
    ..05 for both parameters). The results show that serum uric acid concentrations may be used as a useful tool to assess compliance with fenofibrate therapy...
  21. doi request reprint Effects of a 6-month infliximab treatment on plasma levels of leptin and adiponectin in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Christos S Derdemezis
    Laboratory of Physiology, Medical School, University of Ioannina, 45110 Ioannina, Greece
    Fundam Clin Pharmacol 23:595-600. 2009
    ..However, a reduction of adiponectin levels was observed in patients with higher baseline adiponectin levels...
  22. ncbi request reprint T(2) relaxation rate of basal ganglia and cortex in patients with beta-thalassaemia major
    Z Metafratzi
    Department of Radiology, School of Medicine, University of Ioannina, 45110 Ioannina, Greece
    Br J Radiol 74:407-10. 2001
    ..The lack of differences in 1/T(2) of the globus pallidus might suggest that even in thalassaemic patients iron cannot exceed a saturation level...
  23. ncbi request reprint Effect of orlistat, micronised fenofibrate and their combination on metabolic parameters in overweight and obese patients with the metabolic syndrome: the FenOrli study
    T D Filippatos
    Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Greece
    Curr Med Res Opin 21:1997-2006. 2005
    ..Obesity is becoming increasingly common worldwide and is strongly associated with the metabolic syndrome (MetS). MetS is considered to be a cluster of risk factors that increase the risk of vascular events...
  24. ncbi request reprint A review of the metabolic effects of sibutramine
    T D Filippatos
    Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Greece
    Curr Med Res Opin 21:457-68. 2005
    ..It reduces food intake and attenuates the fall in reduces food intake and attenuates the fall in metabolic rate associated with weight loss...
  25. doi request reprint Cardiovascular risk profile in patients with spondyloarthritis
    Charalampos Papagoras
    Rheumatology Clinic, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, University of Ioannina, 45110 Ioannina, Greece
    Joint Bone Spine 81:57-63. 2014
    ..The spondyloarthritides (SpA) are associated with an increased cardiovascular risk. We studied cardiovascular risk factors in patients with SpA...
  26. ncbi request reprint The role of adiponectin in renal physiology and development of albuminuria
    Georgios A Christou
    Laboratory of Physiology, Medical School, University of Ioannina, 45110 Ioannina, Greece
    J Endocrinol 221:R49-61. 2014
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Effect of rosuvastatin treatment on plasma visfatin levels in patients with primary hyperlipidemia
    Michael S Kostapanos
    Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Ioannina, 451 10 Ioannina, Greece
    Eur J Pharmacol 578:249-52. 2008
    ..1+/-2.1 versus 15.5+/-2.0 ng/ml, P=0.03). This effect correlated with baseline visfatin levels (r=0.51, P<0.01) and was independent of any lipid-lowering actions of rosuvastatin...
  28. pmc Growth factors and adipocytokines in prepubertal children born small for gestational age: relation to insulin resistance
    Anna S Challa
    Pediatric Research Laboratory, Child Health Department, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
    Diabetes Care 32:714-9. 2009
    ....
  29. doi request reprint Regression of Achilles tendon thickness after statin treatment in patients with familial hypercholesterolemia: an ultrasonographic study
    Sofia G Tsouli
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
    Atherosclerosis 205:151-5. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate clinical and ultrasonographic changes of ATX in patients with FH under statin treatment...
  30. ncbi request reprint Analysis of 6-month effect of orlistat administration, alone or in combination with fenofibrate, on triglyceride-rich lipoprotein metabolism in overweight and obese patients with metabolic syndrome
    Theodosios D Filippatos
    Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Ioannina, 45 110 Ioannina, Greece
    J Clin Lipidol 2:279-84. 2008
    ..Orlistat significantly reduced serum triglycerides (TG) in most clinical trials. Orlistat-induced TG reduction has not been studied to determine the factors contributing to TG alterations in clinical settings...
  31. ncbi request reprint The effects of orlistat on metabolic parameters and other cardiovascular risk factors
    D N Kiortsis
    Laboratory of Physiology and Department of Internal Medicine, University of Ioannina, 45110, Ioannina, Greece
    Diabetes Metab 31:15-22. 2005
    ..Moreover, orlistat appears to have a favourable effect on some inflammatory markers, such as TNF-alpha and interleukin-6 and has a time-depended effect on some haemostatic factors...
  32. ncbi request reprint Increased plasma levels of visfatin/pre-B cell colony-enhancing factor in obese and overweight patients with metabolic syndrome
    T D Filippatos
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
    J Endocrinol Invest 30:323-6. 2007
    ..However, its role in insulin-resistant states, such as in metabolic syndrome (MetS), remains largely unknown...
  33. pmc Effects of infliximab treatment on insulin resistance in patients with rheumatoid arthritis and ankylosing spondylitis
    D N Kiortsis
    Laboratory of Physiology, Medical School, University of Ioannina, 45110 Ioannina, Greece
    Ann Rheum Dis 64:765-6. 2005
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Pathogenesis, detection and treatment of Achilles tendon xanthomas
    S G Tsouli
    University of Ioannina, Greece
    Eur J Clin Invest 35:236-44. 2005
    ..In this review we describe the formation, detection, differential diagnosis and treatment of ATX as well as the relationship between tendon xanthomas and atheroma...
  35. ncbi request reprint Lipid profile, glucose homeostasis, blood pressure, and obesity-anthropometric markers in macrosomic offspring of nondiabetic mothers
    Eleni N Evagelidou
    University Hospital of Ioannina, P O Box 1186, Ioannina 451 10, Greece
    Diabetes Care 29:1197-201. 2006
    ..The study was to determine whether being the macrosomic offspring of a mother without detected glucose intolerance during pregnancy has an impact on lipid profile, glucose homeostasis, and blood pressure during childhood...