Anna Papadopoulou

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Affiliation: University of Athens
Country: Greece

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of obesity in elementary schoolchildren living in Northeast Attica, Greece
    Anastasios Papadimitriou
    Third Department of Pediatrics, University of Athens School of Medicine, Attikon Hospital, Rimini 1, Haidari, Athens 124 10, Greece
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:1113-7. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint The secular trend of body weight of Greek schoolchildren in the 20th century
    Anastasios Papadimitriou
    3rd Department of Pediatrics, University of Athens, Attikon Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Med Sci Monit 13:RA8-11. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Congenital bilateral amazia associated with bilateral choanal atresia
    Anastasios Papadimitriou
    Third Department of Pediatrics, University of Athens School of Medicine, Attikon University Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Am J Med Genet A 149:1529-31. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Characteristics of the short children referred to an academic paediatric endocrine clinic in Greece
    Anastasios Papadimitriou
    Third Department of Paediatrics, University of Athens, School of Medicine, Attikon University Hospital, Athens, Greece
    J Paediatr Child Health 48:263-7. 2012
  5. pmc Determinants of menarche
    Olga Karapanou
    Third Department of Pediatrics, University of Athens School of Medicine, Attikon University Hospital, Haidari, Athens 12462, Greece
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 8:115. 2010
  6. pmc Combined 22q11.1-q11.21 deletion with 15q11.2-q13.3 duplication identified by array-CGH in a 6 years old boy
    Emmanouil Manolakos
    Bioiatriki S, A, Laboratory of Genetics, Athens, Greece
    Mol Cytogenet 4:6. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of overweight and obesity in young Greek men
    A Papadimitriou
    Third Department of Pediatrics, University of Athens School of Medicine, Attikon University Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Obes Rev 9:100-3. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Timing of pubertal onset in girls: evidence for non-Gaussian distribution
    Anastasios Papadimitriou
    Third Department of Pediatrics, University of Athens School of Medicine, Attikon University Hospital, Rimini 1 Street, Athens 124 64, Greece
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 93:4422-5. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Greek young men grow taller
    Anastasios Papadimitriou
    Third Department of Pediatrics, University of Athens School of Medicine, Attikon University Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Acta Paediatr 97:1105-7. 2008
  10. doi request reprint A novel monocarboxylate transporter 8 gene mutation as a cause of severe neonatal hypotonia and developmental delay
    Anastasios Papadimitriou
    Pediatric Endocrinology Unit, Third Department of Pediatrics, University of Athens School of Medicine, Attikon University Hospital, Rimini 1, Haidari, Athens 124 62, Greece
    Pediatrics 121:e199-202. 2008

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  1. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of obesity in elementary schoolchildren living in Northeast Attica, Greece
    Anastasios Papadimitriou
    Third Department of Pediatrics, University of Athens School of Medicine, Attikon Hospital, Rimini 1, Haidari, Athens 124 10, Greece
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:1113-7. 2006
    ..To assess the prevalence of obesity and obesity trend in schoolchildren living in Northeast Attica, Greece...
  2. ncbi request reprint The secular trend of body weight of Greek schoolchildren in the 20th century
    Anastasios Papadimitriou
    3rd Department of Pediatrics, University of Athens, Attikon Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Med Sci Monit 13:RA8-11. 2007
    ..Furthermore, in the last part of that century childhood obesity took on epidemic proportions in many countries The aim of the study was to present the secular trend of body weight of Greek schoolchildren in the 20th century...
  3. doi request reprint Congenital bilateral amazia associated with bilateral choanal atresia
    Anastasios Papadimitriou
    Third Department of Pediatrics, University of Athens School of Medicine, Attikon University Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Am J Med Genet A 149:1529-31. 2009
    ..The coexistence of congenital bilateral amazia and bilateral complete choanal atresia suggests that these rare disorders may be related etiologically. The patient is scheduled for breast augmentation...
  4. doi request reprint Characteristics of the short children referred to an academic paediatric endocrine clinic in Greece
    Anastasios Papadimitriou
    Third Department of Paediatrics, University of Athens, School of Medicine, Attikon University Hospital, Athens, Greece
    J Paediatr Child Health 48:263-7. 2012
    ..To describe the characteristics of short children in relation to gender and the various diagnoses...
  5. pmc Determinants of menarche
    Olga Karapanou
    Third Department of Pediatrics, University of Athens School of Medicine, Attikon University Hospital, Haidari, Athens 12462, Greece
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 8:115. 2010
    ..We also review the implications of early or late menarcheal age on a young woman's life...
  6. pmc Combined 22q11.1-q11.21 deletion with 15q11.2-q13.3 duplication identified by array-CGH in a 6 years old boy
    Emmanouil Manolakos
    Bioiatriki S, A, Laboratory of Genetics, Athens, Greece
    Mol Cytogenet 4:6. 2011
    ..The present case further demonstrates how molecular cytogenetic techniques applied in the parents were necessary for the genetic counseling of the family...
  7. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of overweight and obesity in young Greek men
    A Papadimitriou
    Third Department of Pediatrics, University of Athens School of Medicine, Attikon University Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Obes Rev 9:100-3. 2008
    ..0001) and 1990: BMI 23.8 (2.9) (P < 0.0001), showing a positive secular trend for BMI in Greek conscripts in the last 16 years. In conclusion, we documented an alarmingly high prevalence of overweight and obesity among young Greek men...
  8. doi request reprint Timing of pubertal onset in girls: evidence for non-Gaussian distribution
    Anastasios Papadimitriou
    Third Department of Pediatrics, University of Athens School of Medicine, Attikon University Hospital, Rimini 1 Street, Athens 124 64, Greece
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 93:4422-5. 2008
    ..OBJECTIVE/SUBJECTS: The objective of the study was to examine the distribution of the timing of the onset of puberty in normal Greek girls...
  9. doi request reprint Greek young men grow taller
    Anastasios Papadimitriou
    Third Department of Pediatrics, University of Athens School of Medicine, Attikon University Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Acta Paediatr 97:1105-7. 2008
    ..To examine whether a secular trend for greater height is still observed in young Greek men...
  10. doi request reprint A novel monocarboxylate transporter 8 gene mutation as a cause of severe neonatal hypotonia and developmental delay
    Anastasios Papadimitriou
    Pediatric Endocrinology Unit, Third Department of Pediatrics, University of Athens School of Medicine, Attikon University Hospital, Rimini 1, Haidari, Athens 124 62, Greece
    Pediatrics 121:e199-202. 2008
    ..This case highlights the importance of determining thyroid hormone levels, especially triiodothyronine, in infants with severe neonatal hypotonia...
  11. ncbi request reprint Low TSH levels are not associated with osteoporosis in childhood
    Anastasios Papadimitriou
    Pediatric Endocrinology Unit, Third Department of Pediatrics, Attikon University Hospital, University of Athens, Rinini 1, Haidari, Athens 124 62, Greece
    Eur J Endocrinol 157:221-3. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to examine whether low TSH results in osteoporosis in the human...
  12. ncbi request reprint Secular trend in body height of schoolchildren in Northeast Attica, Greece
    A Papadimitriou
    Third Department of Pediatrics, University of Athens School of Medicine, Attikon University Hospital, Athens, Greece
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 22:13-7. 2009
    ..To examine the secular trend for body height in schoolchildren in Northeast Attica, Greece...
  13. doi request reprint Regulation of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis
    Anastasios Papadimitriou
    Third Department of Pediatrics, University of Athens School of Medicine, Attikon University Hospital, Haidari, Athens, Greece
    Neuroimmunomodulation 16:265-71. 2009
    ..Hypothalamic CRH and AVP, pituitary ACTH and adrenal GCs comprise the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis. In this brief review, the HPA axis and the various factors that regulate its function are described...
  14. doi request reprint Clinical review: Constitutional advancement of growth, a.k.a. early growth acceleration, predicts early puberty and childhood obesity
    Anastasios Papadimitriou
    Third Department of Pediatrics, University of Athens School of Medicine, Attikon University Hospital, Athens, Greece
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 95:4535-41. 2010
    ..For a child to be considered as presenting CAG, other conditions that lead to early growth acceleration, like genetic tall stature, infant overfeeding, and intrauterine growth restraint, have to be excluded...
  15. doi request reprint Constitutional advancement of growth is associated with early puberty in girls
    Anastasios Papadimitriou
    Third Department of Pediatrics, University of Athens School of Medicine, Attikon University Hospital, Rimini 1 Street, Haidari, Athens, Greece
    Horm Res Paediatr 76:273-7. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the growth pattern of girls with early puberty compared to girls with IPP...
  16. doi request reprint Pubertal maturation of contemporary Greek boys: no evidence of a secular trend
    Anastasios Papadimitriou
    Third Department of Pediatrics, University of Athens School of Medicine, Attikon University Hospital, Athens, Greece
    J Adolesc Health 49:434-6. 2011
    ..To examine pubertal status of contemporary Greek boys and compare the data with those of a previous study we performed in the year 1996...
  17. doi request reprint Age at menarche in contemporary Greek girls: evidence for levelling-off of the secular trend
    Anastasios Papadimitriou
    Third Department of Pediatrics, University of Athens School of Medicine, Attikon University Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Acta Paediatr 97:812-5. 2008
    ..To examine the secular trend of menarcheal age in Greek girls during the last decade...
  18. ncbi request reprint Ovarian insufficiency in congenital lipoid adrenal hyperplasia begins in infancy
    Anastasios Papadimitriou
    Endocrinology Clinic, Penteli Children s Hospital, Athens, Greece
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 19:271-4. 2006
    ..8 years of age showed normal uterine and ovarian morphology for a prepubertal female. In conclusion, our data suggest that ovarian insufficiency in lipoid CAH begins in infancy...
  19. ncbi request reprint Vitamin D receptor polymorphisms in hypocalcemic vitamin D-resistant rickets carriers
    Polyxeni Nicolaidou
    Third Department of Pediatrics, University General Hospital Attikon, Athens University Medical School, Chaidari, Greece
    Horm Res 67:179-83. 2007
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  20. ncbi request reprint The effect of vitamin K supplementation on biochemical markers of bone formation in children and adolescents with cystic fibrosis
    Polyxeni Nicolaidou
    Third Department of Pediatrics, Athens University Medical School, University General Hospital Attikon, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Pediatr 165:540-5. 2006
    ..Impaired vitamin K status in cystic fibrosis (CF) has been considered as a newly emerged pathogenetic factor for reduced bone mineral density (BMD)...
  21. pmc Aims, methods and preliminary findings of the Physical Activity, Nutrition and Allergies in Children Examined in Athens (PANACEA) epidemiological study
    Kostas N Priftis
    Department of Allergy Pneumonology, Penteli Children s Hospital, P Penteli, Greece
    BMC Public Health 7:140. 2007
    ..To determine the prevalence of asthma symptoms in a sample of Greek children aged 10-12 years, and to evaluate these rates in relation to anthropometric, lifestyle characteristics and dietary habits...
  22. doi request reprint Breakfast cereal is associated with a lower prevalence of obesity among 10-12-year-old children: the PANACEA study
    Demosthenes B Panagiotakos
    Department of Nutrition Dietetics, Harokopio University, Athens, Greece
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 18:606-12. 2008
    ..Eating behaviours and obesity status among children have already been evaluated in several studies, with conflicting results. The aim of this study is to assess the correlation of breakfast cereal with childhood obesity...
  23. doi request reprint Adherence to the Mediterranean type of diet is associated with lower prevalence of asthma symptoms, among 10-12 years old children: the PANACEA study
    Fotini Arvaniti
    Unit of Human Nutrition, Department of Food Science and Technology, Agricultural University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 22:283-9. 2011
    ..04 and p = 0.01, respectively). Our findings suggest an inverse relationship between level of adherence to the Mediterranean diet and prevalence of asthma in school-aged children...
  24. ncbi request reprint Physical activity patterns and obesity status among 10- to 12-year-old adolescents living in Athens, Greece
    George Antonogeorgos
    Third Dept of Pediatrics, University of Athens, Haidari, Greece
    J Phys Act Health 7:633-40. 2010
    ..Childhood obesity has become a modern epidemic with escalating rates. The aim of our study was to identify physical activity patterns among Greek schoolchildren and to examine their relationship with obesity...
  25. doi request reprint Endocrine-immune interactions in adrenal function of asthmatic children on inhaled corticosteroids
    Kostas N Priftis
    Department of Allergy Pneumonology, Penteli Children s Hospital, Palea Penteli, Greece
    Neuroimmunomodulation 16:333-9. 2009
    ..When ICS are administered at high doses, secondary adrenal insufficiency due to the excessive exogenous corticosteroid certainly may become manifest...
  26. doi request reprint Phenotypic spectrum of 80 Greek patients referred as Noonan syndrome and PTPN11 mutation analysis: the value of initial clinical assessment
    Anna Papadopoulou
    3rd Department of Pediatrics, University General Hospital Attikon, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Pediatr 171:51-8. 2012
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  27. ncbi request reprint Effects of anticonvulsant therapy on vitamin D status in children: prospective monitoring study
    Polyxeni Nicolaidou
    Third Pediatric Department, Athens University, Athens, Greece
    J Child Neurol 21:205-9. 2006
    ..Evidence is provided that carbamazepine or sodium valproate can cause hypovitaminosis D in children...
  28. ncbi request reprint Early growth acceleration in girls with idiopathic precocious puberty
    Anastasios Papadimitriou
    First Department of Pediatrics, Penteli Children s Hospital, Palea Penteli, Athens, Greece
    J Pediatr 149:43-6. 2006
    ..To determine the growth pattern of girls with idiopathic precocious puberty (IPP) from birth until diagnosis...
  29. doi request reprint Henoch-Schönlein purpura: a long-term prospective study in Greek children
    Andrew Fretzayas
    Department of Pediatrics, Athens University Medical School, Athens, Greece
    J Clin Rheumatol 14:324-31. 2008
    ..Henoch-Schönlein purpura is a common vasculitis of childhood. The present study, comprising 74 children enrolled during a 9-year period, aimed to delineate the clinical spectrum and the long term follow-up of the disease...
  30. doi request reprint Salty-snack eating, television or video-game viewing, and asthma symptoms among 10- to 12-year-old children: the PANACEA study
    Fotini Arvaniti
    Unit of Human Nutrition, Department of Food Science and Technology, Agricultural University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    J Am Diet Assoc 111:251-7. 2011
    ..Salty-snack consumption, as well as the amount of time children spend watching television or playing video games, have been implicated in the development of asthma; however, results are still conflicting...
  31. ncbi request reprint The hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis in asthmatic children
    Kostas N Priftis
    Department of Allergy Pneumonology, Penteli Children s Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Trends Endocrinol Metab 19:32-8. 2008
    ..Adrenal suppression of some asthmatic patients on maintenance ICS seems to be a separate phenomenon, possibly constitutionally or genetically determined...
  32. ncbi request reprint Calcium and vitamin D metabolism in hypocalcemic vitamin D-resistant rickets carriers
    Polyxeni Nicolaidou
    Third Department of Pediatrics, Athens University Medical School, University General Hospital Attikon, Chaidari, Greece
    Horm Res 65:83-8. 2006
    ..The aim of the current work was to investigate the profile of selected biochemical and hormonal parameters related to the vitamin D endocrine system in a large number of HVDRR heterozygotes...
  33. ncbi request reprint The growth of children in relation to the timing of obesity development
    Anastasios Papadimitriou
    Third Department of Pediatrics, University of Athens School of Medicine, Attikon Hospital, Rimini 1, Athens 12462, Greece
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:2173-6. 2006
    ..To examine whether there is an association between the timing of the development of obesity and children's growth...
  34. doi request reprint Expanding the spectrum of genetic mutations in antenatal Bartter syndrome type II
    Andreas Fretzayas
    Third Department of Pediatrics, Medical School, University General Hospital Attikon, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Pediatr Int 55:371-3. 2013
    ..Typical manifestations of antenatal BS in combination with hyperkalemia should prompt the clinician to search for mutations in the KCNJ1 gene first...
  35. doi request reprint Bone health in children with celiac disease assessed by dual x-ray absorptiometry: effect of gluten-free diet and predictive value of serum biochemical indices
    Daphne Margoni
    First Department of Paediatrics, University of Athens, Aghia Sophia Children s Hospital, Athens, Greece
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 54:680-4. 2012
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  36. ncbi request reprint Does the rare A172G mutation of PTPN11 gene convey a mild Noonan syndrome phenotype?
    Sophia Kitsiou-Tzeli
    Department of Medical Genetics, University of Athens, Aghia Sophia Children s Hospital, Thivon and Levadias, Goudi, Athens, Greece
    Horm Res 66:124-31. 2006
    ....
  37. doi request reprint Coinheritance of Noonan syndrome and Becker muscular dystrophy
    Argirios Dinopoulos
    3rd Department of Paediatrics, University of Athens, Attiko University Hospital, Greece
    Neuromuscul Disord 20:61-3. 2010
    ..The patient also fulfilled the clinical criteria of NS and he harbors a hotspot mutation on PTPN11 gene. This genetic combination may be an explanation for the variability of clinical expression in the family...
  38. doi request reprint Urban environment adherence to the Mediterranean diet and prevalence of asthma symptoms among 10- to 12-year-old children: The Physical Activity, Nutrition, and Allergies in Children Examined in Athens study
    Dimitra Grigoropoulou
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University, Athens, Greece
    Allergy Asthma Proc 32:351-8. 2011
    ..75-1.00). Urban environment seems to increase the likelihood of childhood asthma, whereas adherence to the healthy Mediterranean dietary pattern could mediate the aforementioned association and confers significant protection...
  39. ncbi request reprint Rhabdomyosarcoma in a patient with Noonan syndrome phenotype and review of the literature
    Maria Moschovi
    Hematology Oncology Unit, Department of Pediatrics, Medical Genetics Laboratory, University of Athens, and Choremio Research Laboratory, Aghia Sophia Children s Hospital, Athens, Greece
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 29:341-4. 2007
    ..The presentation underlines the importance of frequent follow-up of patients with NS, since the incidence of malignancy is low but existing...
  40. doi request reprint Association of hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis-related polymorphisms with stress in asthmatic children on inhaled corticosteroids
    Lemonia Tsartsali
    Department of Allergy, Penteli Children s Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Neuroimmunomodulation 19:88-95. 2012
    ..We aimed to investigate the genetic contribution of four HPA axis-related SNPs to the individual stress response when on ICS...
  41. ncbi request reprint Increased prevalence of chronic autoimmune (Hashimoto's) thyroiditis in children and adolescents with vitiligo
    Talia Kakourou
    First Department of Pediatrics, Athens University Medical School, Aghia Sophia Children s Hospital, Athens, Greece
    J Am Acad Dermatol 53:220-3. 2005
    ..An increased prevalence of autoimmune (Hashimoto's) thyroiditis in adult patients with vitiligo has been described. This association has scarcely been studied in children...
  42. ncbi request reprint Isolated scrotal hair in infancy
    Anastasios Papadimitriou
    First Department of Pediatrics, Penteli Children s Hospital, Athens, Greece
    J Pediatr 148:690-1. 2006
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  43. ncbi request reprint Testicular descent related to growth hormone treatment
    Anastasios Papadimitriou
    Endocrinology Clinic, Penteli Children s Hospital, Palea Penteli, Athens, Greece
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 16:561-3. 2003
    ..An 8.7 year-old boy with cryptorchidism and growth hormone (GH) deficiency due to septooptic dysplasia presented testicular descent related to the commencement of hGH treatment. This case suggests a role for GH in testicular descent...
  44. ncbi request reprint Low TSH congenital hypothyroidism: identification of a novel mutation of the TSH beta-subunit gene in one sporadic case (C85R) and of mutation Q49stop in two siblings with congenital hypothyroidism
    Amalia Sertedaki
    Laboratory of Molecular Endocrinology, First Department of Pediatrics, Athens University, School of Medicine, Aghia Sophia Children s Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Pediatr Res 52:935-41. 2002
    ..Hence, with the novel mutation herein reported, a total of five mutations of the TSH beta-subunit gene are recognized as a cause of low-TSH congenital hypothyroidism worldwide...
  45. ncbi request reprint Timing of sexual maturation
    Anastasios Papadimitriou
    Pediatrics 113:177-8; author reply 177-8. 2004
  46. ncbi request reprint Growth deceleration of children on inhaled corticosteroids is compensated for after the first 12 months of treatment
    Michael B Anthracopoulos
    Department of Pediatrics, Respiratory Unit, University of Patras, Patras, Greece
    Pediatr Pulmonol 42:465-70. 2007
    ..This effect does not differ between BUD and FP treatment, despite some variation in the pattern of linear growth...
  47. ncbi request reprint HESX1 mutations are an uncommon cause of septooptic dysplasia and hypopituitarism
    David E G McNay
    Biochemistry, Endocrinology, and Metabolism Unit, Institute of Child Health, London WC1N 1EH, United Kingdom
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 92:691-7. 2007
    ..Mutations in the transcription factor HESX1 have previously been described in association with septooptic dysplasia (SOD) as well as isolated defects of the hypothalamic-pituitary axis...
  48. ncbi request reprint The tempo of puberty
    Anastasios Papadimitriou
    J Pediatr 149:732-3; author reply 733. 2006