Gerasimos E Krassas

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Affiliation: University of Athens
Country: Greece

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Clinical and endocrine responses to pituitary radiotherapy in pediatric Cushing's disease: an effective second-line treatment
    Helen L Storr
    Department of Endocrinology, St Bartholomew s and the Royal London School of Medicine and Dentistry, London EC1A 7BE, United Kingdom
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 88:34-7. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Thyroid disease and male reproductive function
    G E Krassas
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Panagia General Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Endocrinol Invest 26:372-80. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Gonadal effect of radiation from 131I in male patients with thyroid carcinoma
    G E Krassas
    Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Panagia General Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Arch Androl 51:171-5. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and trends of obesity in children and adults of South Europe
    Themistoklis Tzotzas
    Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Panagia General Hospital, Thessaloniki Greece
    Pediatr Endocrinol Rev 1:448-54. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint [Body composition analysis in obesity: radionuclide and non radionuclide methods]
    Themistoklis Tzotzas
    Clinic of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Panagia Hospital, N Plastira 22, 551 32 N Krini, Thessaloniki, Macedonia, Greece
    Hell J Nucl Med 11:63-71. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Pharmacological treatment of hyperthyroidism during lactation: review of the literature and novel data
    Spiros Karras
    Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Panagia General Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Pediatr Endocrinol Rev 8:25-33. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Smoking and autoimmune thyroid disease: the plot thickens
    Gerasimos E Krassas
    Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Panagia General Hospital, Tsimiski 92, Thessaloniki 54622, Greece
    Eur J Endocrinol 154:777-80. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of overweight and obesity among children and adolescents in Thessaloniki-Greece and Kayseri-Turkey
    Gerasimos E Krassas
    Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Panagia General Hospital, Thessaloniki Greece
    Pediatr Endocrinol Rev 1:460-4. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Do obese children become obese adults: childhood predictors of adult disease
    Gerasimos E Krassas
    Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Panagia General Hospital, Thessaloniki Greece
    Pediatr Endocrinol Rev 1:455-9. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Endocrine abnormalities in Anorexia Nervosa
    Gerasimos E Krassas
    Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Panagia General Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Pediatr Endocrinol Rev 1:46-54. 2003

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  1. ncbi request reprint Clinical and endocrine responses to pituitary radiotherapy in pediatric Cushing's disease: an effective second-line treatment
    Helen L Storr
    Department of Endocrinology, St Bartholomew s and the Royal London School of Medicine and Dentistry, London EC1A 7BE, United Kingdom
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 88:34-7. 2003
    ..GH deficiency occurred in 86% patients. Long-term follow-up suggests some recovery of GH secretion and preservation of other anterior pituitary function...
  2. ncbi request reprint Thyroid disease and male reproductive function
    G E Krassas
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Panagia General Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Endocrinol Invest 26:372-80. 2003
    ..The effects of hypothyroidism on male reproduction appear to be more subtle than those of hyperthyroidism and reversible. Severe, prolonged hypothyroidism in childhood may be associated with permanent abnormalities in gonadal function...
  3. ncbi request reprint Gonadal effect of radiation from 131I in male patients with thyroid carcinoma
    G E Krassas
    Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Panagia General Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Arch Androl 51:171-5. 2005
    ..Sperm banking should be considered in patients likely to be given cumulative doses greater than 14 GBq of 131I. However, the patient's threshold for sperm banking might be even lower than that...
  4. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and trends of obesity in children and adults of South Europe
    Themistoklis Tzotzas
    Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Panagia General Hospital, Thessaloniki Greece
    Pediatr Endocrinol Rev 1:448-54. 2004
    ..Genetic factors could also play a role. Preventive and treatment strategies are urgently needed to stop the obesity epidemic in children of Southern European countries...
  5. ncbi request reprint [Body composition analysis in obesity: radionuclide and non radionuclide methods]
    Themistoklis Tzotzas
    Clinic of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Panagia Hospital, N Plastira 22, 551 32 N Krini, Thessaloniki, Macedonia, Greece
    Hell J Nucl Med 11:63-71. 2008
    ..Measurements of skin fold thickness combined with BIA are quite sufficient for routine clinical practice. However, in specialized clinics and in research, more sophisticated methods like ADP or DEXA are used...
  6. ncbi request reprint Pharmacological treatment of hyperthyroidism during lactation: review of the literature and novel data
    Spiros Karras
    Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Panagia General Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Pediatr Endocrinol Rev 8:25-33. 2010
    ..Its use might be accepted in the first trimester of pregnancy for severe thyrotoxicosis or for patients with previous MMI adverse reactions. Considering the potential harmful effects of PTU, MMI should be used instead during lactation...
  7. ncbi request reprint Smoking and autoimmune thyroid disease: the plot thickens
    Gerasimos E Krassas
    Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Panagia General Hospital, Tsimiski 92, Thessaloniki 54622, Greece
    Eur J Endocrinol 154:777-80. 2006
    ..There is concern also about the effect of passive smoking on autoimmune thyroid disease. In a recent study it has been shown that the latter may have a deleterious effect on childhood GO...
  8. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of overweight and obesity among children and adolescents in Thessaloniki-Greece and Kayseri-Turkey
    Gerasimos E Krassas
    Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Panagia General Hospital, Thessaloniki Greece
    Pediatr Endocrinol Rev 1:460-4. 2004
    ..Differences in lifestyle and socioeconomic status in the two regions are most probably responsible for these results...
  9. ncbi request reprint Do obese children become obese adults: childhood predictors of adult disease
    Gerasimos E Krassas
    Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Panagia General Hospital, Thessaloniki Greece
    Pediatr Endocrinol Rev 1:455-9. 2004
    ..Avoidance of accelerated weight gain in children should be investigated as a toll of adult obesity prevention...
  10. ncbi request reprint Endocrine abnormalities in Anorexia Nervosa
    Gerasimos E Krassas
    Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Panagia General Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Pediatr Endocrinol Rev 1:46-54. 2003
    ..Dexamethasone suppression test is abnormal. Sex steroids are decreased. Finally leptin levels are decreased in patients with AN while ghrelin levels are elevated. Both leptin and ghrelin levels return to control values after renutrition...
  11. ncbi request reprint Childhood Graves' ophthalmopathy: results of a European questionnaire study
    G E Krassas
    Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Panagia General Hospital, Tsimiski 92, Thessaloniki, Greece 54622
    Eur J Endocrinol 153:515-21. 2005
    ..Evaluation of the frequency of Graves' ophthalmopathy (GO) and its management in children and adolescents up to 18 years old with Graves' hyperthyroidism...
  12. ncbi request reprint Resistin levels in hyperthyroid patients before and after restoration of thyroid function: relationship with body weight and body composition
    Gerasimos E Krassas
    Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Panagia General Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Eur J Endocrinol 153:217-21. 2005
    ..To date, very few studies have reported on resistin concentrations in hyperthyroid patients, and they present controversial results...
  13. ncbi request reprint The cost of immunosuppressive therapies currently used in patients with thyroid eye disease
    G E Krassas
    Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Panagia General Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Endocrinol Invest 27:919-23. 2004
    ..Germany is by far the most expensive country as regards the costs of the main remedies, whereas Greece is the cheapest. Denmark is the most expensive country concerning radiotherapy, while Germany is the cheapest...
  14. ncbi request reprint Recent developments in the medical treatment of thyroid eye disease
    G E Krassas
    Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Panagia General Hospital, N Krini Thessaloniki, Greece
    Orbit 25:117-22. 2006
    ..Such analogs are now available and under investigation in different diseases with very promising results...
  15. ncbi request reprint Resistin levels are normal in hypothyroidism and remain unchanged after attainment of euthyroidism: relationship with insulin levels and anthropometric parameters
    G E Krassas
    Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Panagia General Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece 55132
    J Endocrinol Invest 29:606-12. 2006
    ..Resistin is not associated with serum insulin and HOMA-IR index, as well as BMI, BF, WC and BW...
  16. ncbi request reprint Thyroid-associated ophthalmopathy in juvenile Graves' disease--clinical, endocrine and therapeutic aspects
    Gerasimos E Krassas
    Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Panagia General Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 19:1193-206. 2006
    ..Retrobulbar irradiation, which has proved beneficial in adults with TED, has no place in the treatment of juvenile GO, in view of the theoretical risk of tumor induction. The same applies to orbital decompression...
  17. doi request reprint Thyroid function and human reproductive health
    G E Krassas
    Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism, Panagia General Hospital, N Plastira 22, N Krini, 55132 Thessaloniki, Greece
    Endocr Rev 31:702-55. 2010
    ..Thyrotoxicosis during pregnancy is due to Graves' disease and gestational transient thyrotoxicosis. All antithyroid drugs cross the placenta and may potentially affect fetal thyroid function...
  18. doi request reprint Hypothyroidism has an adverse effect on human spermatogenesis: a prospective, controlled study
    Gerasimos E Krassas
    Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Panagia General Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Thyroid 18:1255-9. 2008
    ..Abnormalities of spermatogenesis are associated with numerous diseases and aging. The objective of this study was to investigate the impact of hypothyroidism on human spermatogenesis and different sperm function tests...
  19. ncbi request reprint Corticosteroids in the medical treatment of thyroid ophthalmopathy: when and how? Somatostatin analogues: where we stand today
    Gerasimos E Krassas
    Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Panagia General Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Pediatr Endocrinol Rev 7:204-9. 2010
    ..More potent analogues, like SOM230, could prove to be the treatment of choice in moderately severe cases of GO. The latter, in contrast to the thus far used analogues, has a rather high affinity for all SM receptors except SM receptor 4...
  20. doi request reprint Erectile dysfunction in patients with hyper- and hypothyroidism: how common and should we treat?
    Gerasimos E Krassas
    Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism, Panagia General Hospital, North Plastira 22, North Krini, 55132 Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 93:1815-9. 2008
    ..Erectile dysfunction (ED) is associated with numerous diseases and aging...
  21. ncbi request reprint Prevention of thyroid associated-ophthalmopathy in children and adults: current views and management of preventable risk factors
    Gerasimos E Krassas
    Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Panagia General Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Pediatr Endocrinol Rev 4:218-24. 2007
    ..Passive smoking seems to exacerbate autoimmune thyroid disease (AITD) in general, and may have a deleterious effect on childhood GO in particular, therefore avoidance of passive smoking is likely to be beneficial...
  22. ncbi request reprint Appetite, adiposity, and thyroid function
    Gerasimos E Krassas
    Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Panagia General Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Thyroid 17:411-2. 2007
  23. ncbi request reprint Seasonality of month of birth of patients with Graves' and Hashimoto's diseases differ from that in the general population
    Gerasimos E Krassas
    Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Panagia General Hospital, N Plastira 22, Thessaloniki 55132, Greece
    Eur J Endocrinol 156:631-6. 2007
    ..We aimed to test the viral hypothesis in the pathogenesis of autoimmune thyroid disease (AITD)...
  24. ncbi request reprint Report of the 31st European Thyroid Association (ETA) annual meeting, held in Naples-Italy 2-6 September 2006
    Gerasimos E Krassas
    Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Panagia General Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Pediatr Endocrinol Rev 4:160-2. 2006
  25. ncbi request reprint Somatostatin analogs: a new tool for the management of Graves' ophthalmopathy
    G E Krassas
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Panagia General Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Endocrinol Invest 27:281-7. 2004
    ..However, prospective placebo-controlled studies with large numbers of patients are needed before their role in the treatment of Graves' opthalmopathy is definitely established...
  26. ncbi request reprint Male reproductive function in relation with thyroid alterations
    Gerasimos E Krassas
    Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Panagia General Hospital, N Plastira 22, N Krini, 55132 Thessaloniki, Greece
    Best Pract Res Clin Endocrinol Metab 18:183-95. 2004
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  27. ncbi request reprint Serum levels of tumor necrosis factor-alpha, soluble intercellular adhesion molecule-1, soluble vascular cell adhesion molecule-1, and soluble interleukin-1 receptor antagonist in patients with thyroid eye disease undergoing treatment with somatostatin an
    G E Krassas
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Panagia Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Thyroid 11:1115-22. 2001
    ..In conclusion, serum levels of TNF-a, sICAM-1, and sIL-1RA were elevated in patients with active TED compared to controls. Furthermore, sICAM-1 and sVICAM-1 levels declined during the treatment with SM-a in patients with active TED...
  28. ncbi request reprint A prospective controlled study of the impact of hyperthyroidism on reproductive function in males
    G E Krassas
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Panagia General Hospital, Thessaloniki 55132, Greece
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 87:3667-71. 2002
    ..Restoration of sperm parameters was independent of the treatment provided for the hyperthyroid syndrome. Moreover, seminal plasma elements, such as fructose, Zn, and Mg, did not correlate with sperm density, motility, or morphology...
  29. ncbi request reprint Octreoscan in thyroid-associated ophthalmopathy
    Gerasimos E Krassas
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Panagia Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Thyroid 12:229-31. 2002
    ..It remains to be seen if orbital octreoscan will become a widely available tool in the management of patients with TAO...
  30. ncbi request reprint Determinants of body mass index in Greek children and adolescents
    G E Krassas
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Panagia Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 14:1327-33; discussion 1365. 2001
    ..These measures should be directed at families that are affected and/or concerned with obesity...
  31. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and trends in overweight and obesity among children and adolescents in Thessaloniki, Greece
    G E Krassas
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Panagia Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 14:1319-26; discussion 1365. 2001
    ..This study demonstrates that the prevalence of overweight and obesity among schoolchildren is 22.2% and 4.1%, respectively, and has been increasing in the last decades, especially among boys...
  32. ncbi request reprint Age-related changes in bone density among healthy Greek males
    G E Krassas
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Panagia Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Endocrinol Invest 24:326-33. 2001
    ..Currently available data are sparse and much more research is needed to increase our understanding concerning the etiology of this condition as well as illuminating the relationship between bone density and fracture...
  33. ncbi request reprint Immunosuppressive therapy in patients with thyroid eye disease: an overview of current concepts
    G E Krassas
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Panagia Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Eur J Endocrinol 144:311-8. 2001
    ..Other studies have argued in favor of orbital radiotherapy; however, the benefits appear to be limited to improvement of extraocular muscle dysfunction...
  34. ncbi request reprint Idiopathic juvenile osteoporosis
    G E Krassas
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Panagia General Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 900:409-12. 2000
    ..Sex steroids are contraindicated. Bisphosphonates, calcitriol, fluoride, and calcitonin have been administered therapeuticlly, but the results were equivocal. Usually the disease remits by itself...
  35. ncbi request reprint Disturbances of menstruation in hypothyroidism
    G E Krassas
    Department of Endocrinology, Panagia Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 50:655-9. 1999
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the frequency and type of menstrual irregularities in premenopausal hypothyroid patients...
  36. ncbi request reprint Free and total insulin-like growth factor (IGF)-I, -II, and IGF binding protein-1, -2, and -3 serum levels in patients with active thyroid eye disease
    G E Krassas
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Panagia General Hospital, 55132 Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 88:132-5. 2003
    ..The increased IGF levels in retrobulbar tissues previously described, appear to be independent of serum IGFs concentration and probably represent autocrine and/or paracrine activity...
  37. ncbi request reprint Thyroid disease and female reproduction
    G E Krassas
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Panagia Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Fertil Steril 74:1063-70. 2000
    ..Also to register the consequences of (131)I therapy, which is used widely in the treatment of Graves' disease and thyroid cancer, on subsequent pregnancies and on fertility in these patients...
  38. ncbi request reprint Treatment of juvenile Graves' disease and its ophthalmic complication: the 'European way'
    G E Krassas
    Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Panagia General Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Eur J Endocrinol 150:407-14. 2004
    ..Until long-term data on safety are available, specifically for young children, differences between the physicians in different countries will remain...
  39. ncbi request reprint Growth hormone, insulin growth factor-1, and igf binding protein-3 axis relationship with bone mineral density among healthy men
    G E Krassas
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Panagia General Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Arch Androl 49:191-9. 2003
    ..No correlation was found between BMD and GH levels in the 4 skeletal sites. A positive correlation was found between BMD and IGF-I levels in 3 skeletal sites and IGFBP-3 in 2 skeletal sites...
  40. doi request reprint Toxicological considerations for antithyroid drugs in children
    Spiros Karras
    Panagia General Hospital, Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, N Plastira, 22, N Krini 55132, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Expert Opin Drug Metab Toxicol 7:399-410. 2011
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint Ophthalmic complications in juvenile Graves' Disease - clinic and therapeutic approaches
    Gerasimos E Krassas
    Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Panagia General Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Pediatr Endocrinol Rev 1:223-9; discussion 229. 2003
    ..The results using SM-a in the treatment of TED seem promising, but studies with larger numbers of patients are needed before we reach any final conclusions...
  42. doi request reprint Rising serum 25-hydroxy-vitamin D levels after weight loss in obese women correlate with improvement in insulin resistance
    Themistoklis Tzotzas
    Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism, Panagia General Hospital, 55132 Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 95:4251-7. 2010
    ..The objective of the study was to examine changes of 25-hydroxy-vitamin D (25OHD) and PTH blood levels 4 and 20 wk after low-calorie diet-induced weight loss...
  43. ncbi request reprint Propylthiouracil hepatitis: report of a case and extensive review of the literature
    Eleni Memi
    Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Panagia General Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 25:331-43. 2012
    ..Finally, after recent recommendations from American Thyroid Association (ATA) and European Thyroid Association (ETA), PTU should be administered only in the first trimester of pregnancy and in cases of drug allergy to methimazole...
  44. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology and predisposing factors of obesity in Greece: from the Second World War until today
    Maria L Roditis
    Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Panagia General Hospital, Greece
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 22:389-405. 2009
    ..Other predisposing factors in Greek children are parental obesity, frequent television viewing, low rates of breastfeeding and, in adolescent girls, smoking and alcohol consumption. Emerging measures are needed to confront this epidemic...
  45. ncbi request reprint Basic endocrine products of adipose tissue in states of thyroid dysfunction
    Nikolaos Pontikides
    Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism, Panagia General Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Thyroid 17:421-31. 2007
    ..The aim of this review is to summarize our current knowledge on the role of basic peptides of adipose tissue, such as adiponectin, interleukin-6, tumor necrosis factor-alpha, and resistin, in states of altered thyroid function...
  46. ncbi request reprint Use of somatostatin analogues in obesity
    Themistoklis Tzotzas
    Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Panagia General Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Drugs 68:1963-73. 2008
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint Serum leptin values in relation to bone density and growth hormone-insulin like growth factors axis in healthy men
    F Papadopoulou
    Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Panagia General Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Arch Androl 50:97-103. 2004
    ..A positive correlation was found between BMD and leptin levels in FN and T, and a negative one between leptin and IGF-1 levels. Further studies are needed before we reach final conclusions...
  48. ncbi request reprint Pathogenesis of propylthiouracil-related hepatotoxicity in children: present concepts
    Spiros Karras
    Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Panagia General Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 25:623-30. 2012
    ..Genetic factors that affect drug biotransformation could also be implicated in this mechanistic model of PTU-related hepatotoxicity. Further studies are needed to fully understand the pathophysiology of PTU-induced liver damage...
  49. pmc The use of sibutramine in the management of obesity and related disorders: an update
    Konstantinos Tziomalos
    Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Panagia General Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Vasc Health Risk Manag 5:441-52. 2009
    ..To review the major trials that evaluated the efficacy and safety of the use of sibutramine for weight loss and the impact of this agent on obesity-related disorders...
  50. ncbi request reprint Consequences of an intracranial germ cell-tumor in a young adolescent
    Themistoklis Kaltsas
    Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Panagia General Hospital, Thessaloniki Greece
    Pediatr Endocrinol Rev 1:501-4. 2004
    ..However, it has to be noted that 6 years is insufficient follow-up to assess late post radiation effects...
  51. ncbi request reprint Giant prolactinoma presented as unilateral exophthalmos in a prepubertal boy: response to cabergoline
    G E Krassas
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Panagia Hospital, Thessaloniki
    Horm Res 52:45-8. 1999
    ..It is a noninvasive treatment that can preserve and restore vision, as well as pituitary function, and is preferable to surgery or radiation in the treatment of prolactin-secreting macroadenoma in childhood and adolescence...
  52. doi request reprint Pharmacokinetic evaluation of cabozantinib for the treatment of thyroid cancer
    Spyridon Karras
    Panagia General Hospital, Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Expert Opin Drug Metab Toxicol 9:507-15. 2013
    ..On the other hand, medullary thyroid cancer (MTC) and anaplastic thyroid cancer (ATC), although rare, are responsible for a significant percentage of thyroid cancer-related deaths. New treatments are needed to treat such patients...
  53. ncbi request reprint Extramedullary hemopoiesis in a thyroid nodule with extensive bone metaplasia and mature bone formation
    Nikolaos Pontikides
    Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Panagia General Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Thyroid 13:877-80. 2003
    ....
  54. ncbi request reprint Thyroid autoimmunity and miscarriage
    Athina Kaprara
    Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Panagia General Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Hormones (Athens) 7:294-302. 2008
    ....
  55. ncbi request reprint Imaging somatostatin receptor activity in patients with active thyroid eye disease using Tc-99m depreotide
    Argyrios S Doumas
    Hippocrates Nuclear Medicine Center, Panagia General Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Clin Nucl Med 28:439-40. 2003
  56. pmc The efficacy of somatostatin analogues in the treatment of diabetic retinopathy and thyroid eye disease
    Gerasimos E Krassas
    Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Panagia General Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Clin Ophthalmol 1:209-15. 2007
    ..This is also true for adolescent patients with thyroid eye disease, as well as for adults who also suffer from diabetes mellitus...
  57. ncbi request reprint [Selenium and thyroidal function; the role of immunoassays]
    Athena Kaprara
    Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Panagia General Hospital, N Plastora 22, 551 32 Kalamaria, Thessaloniki, Macedonia, Greece
    Hell J Nucl Med 9:195-203. 2006
    ..It is concluded that selenium plays an important role in regulating thyroid function, as well as in the homeostasis of thyroid hormones through the action of selenoproteins, in which it incorporates as selenocystein...
  58. doi request reprint Thyroid societies across the world
    Charles H Emerson
    Thyroid 18:683-5. 2008
  59. ncbi request reprint Orbital irradiation for thyroid-associated orbitopathy: conventional dose, low dose or no dose?
    Petros Perros
    Endocrine Unit, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 56:689-91. 2002
  60. doi request reprint Consensus statement of the European Group on Graves' orbitopathy (EUGOGO) on management of GO
    Luigi Bartalena
    Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Insubria, 21100 Varese, Italy
    Eur J Endocrinol 158:273-85. 2008
  61. ncbi request reprint A questionnaire survey concerning the most favourable treatment for Graves' disease in children and adolescents
    Gerasimos E Krassas
    Eur J Endocrinol 151:155-6. 2004
    ..Most of them were from Turkey and the rest, except for one who came from the USA, were Europeans. Sixty-one out of the 120 physicians responded...
  62. ncbi request reprint Re: "clinical features and treatment of graves ophthalmopathy in pediatric patients"
    Gerasimos E Krassas
    Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg 22:405-6. 2006