Amar Agha

Summary

Affiliation: Beaumont Hospital
Country: Ireland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Modulation of glucocorticoid metabolism by the growth hormone - IGF-1 axis
    Amar Agha
    Department of Endocrinology, St Bartholomew s Hospital William Harvey Research Institute, Queen Mary University of London, UK
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 66:459-65. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Hypopituitarism following traumatic brain injury (TBI)
    Amar Agha
    Divisions of Endocrinology and Neurosurgery, Beaumont Hospital and the RCSI Medical School, Dublin, Ireland
    Br J Neurosurg 21:210-6. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint The natural history of post-traumatic hypopituitarism: implications for assessment and treatment
    Amar Agha
    Academic Department of Endocrinology, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    Am J Med 118:1416. 2005
  4. doi request reprint Optimizing glucocorticoid replacement therapy in severely adrenocorticotropin-deficient hypopituitary male patients
    Lucy Ann Behan
    Division of Endocrinology, Beaumont Hospital and RCSI Medical School, Dublin, Ireland
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 75:505-13. 2011
  5. doi request reprint The natural history of surgically treated but radiotherapy-naïve nonfunctioning pituitary adenomas
    Eoin P O'Sullivan
    Division of Neuro endocrinology, Beaumont Hospital and the RCSI Medical School, Dublin, Ireland
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 71:709-14. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Hypothalamic-pituitary dysfunction after irradiation of nonpituitary brain tumors in adults
    Amar Agha
    Department of Endocrinology, Beaumont Hospital, Beaumont Road, Dublin 9, Ireland
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 90:6355-60. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Spontaneous recovery from posttraumatic hypopituitarism
    Amar Agha
    From the Department of Endocrinology, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 84:381-5. 2005
  8. doi request reprint The interaction between growth hormone and the thyroid axis in hypopituitary patients
    Lucy Ann Behan
    Academic Department of Endocrinology, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 74:281-8. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Identifying coronary artery disease in men with type 2 diabetes: osteoprotegerin, pulse wave velocity, and other biomarkers of cardiovascular risk
    Colin Davenport
    Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Medical School, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    J Hypertens 29:2469-75. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Anterior pituitary dysfunction following traumatic brain injury (TBI)
    Amar Agha
    Department of Endocrinology, Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes, Beaumont Hospital and the RCSI Medical School, Dublin, Ireland
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 64:481-8. 2006

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Publications28

  1. ncbi request reprint Modulation of glucocorticoid metabolism by the growth hormone - IGF-1 axis
    Amar Agha
    Department of Endocrinology, St Bartholomew s Hospital William Harvey Research Institute, Queen Mary University of London, UK
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 66:459-65. 2007
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Hypopituitarism following traumatic brain injury (TBI)
    Amar Agha
    Divisions of Endocrinology and Neurosurgery, Beaumont Hospital and the RCSI Medical School, Dublin, Ireland
    Br J Neurosurg 21:210-6. 2007
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint The natural history of post-traumatic hypopituitarism: implications for assessment and treatment
    Amar Agha
    Academic Department of Endocrinology, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    Am J Med 118:1416. 2005
    ..We attempted to define the natural history of post-traumatic hypopituitarism to devise guidelines for the optimal timing of patients' assessment and hormone replacement...
  4. doi request reprint Optimizing glucocorticoid replacement therapy in severely adrenocorticotropin-deficient hypopituitary male patients
    Lucy Ann Behan
    Division of Endocrinology, Beaumont Hospital and RCSI Medical School, Dublin, Ireland
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 75:505-13. 2011
    ..Management strategies vary from treatment with 15-30 mg or higher in daily divided doses, reflecting the paucity of prospective data on the adequacy of different glucocorticoid regimens...
  5. doi request reprint The natural history of surgically treated but radiotherapy-naïve nonfunctioning pituitary adenomas
    Eoin P O'Sullivan
    Division of Neuro endocrinology, Beaumont Hospital and the RCSI Medical School, Dublin, Ireland
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 71:709-14. 2009
    ..We aimed to define the natural history of a large, mainly unselected cohort with surgically treated, radiotherapy (RT)-naïve NFPAs and to try to identify predictors of recurrence/regrowth...
  6. ncbi request reprint Hypothalamic-pituitary dysfunction after irradiation of nonpituitary brain tumors in adults
    Amar Agha
    Department of Endocrinology, Beaumont Hospital, Beaumont Road, Dublin 9, Ireland
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 90:6355-60. 2005
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Spontaneous recovery from posttraumatic hypopituitarism
    Amar Agha
    From the Department of Endocrinology, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 84:381-5. 2005
    ....
  8. doi request reprint The interaction between growth hormone and the thyroid axis in hypopituitary patients
    Lucy Ann Behan
    Academic Department of Endocrinology, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 74:281-8. 2011
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Identifying coronary artery disease in men with type 2 diabetes: osteoprotegerin, pulse wave velocity, and other biomarkers of cardiovascular risk
    Colin Davenport
    Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Medical School, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    J Hypertens 29:2469-75. 2011
    ..The second aim was to compare OPG levels in patients with microvascular complications (microalbuminuria) against those with established CAD...
  10. ncbi request reprint Anterior pituitary dysfunction following traumatic brain injury (TBI)
    Amar Agha
    Department of Endocrinology, Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes, Beaumont Hospital and the RCSI Medical School, Dublin, Ireland
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 64:481-8. 2006
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint The natural history of post-traumatic neurohypophysial dysfunction
    Amar Agha
    Academic Department of Endocrinology, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    Eur J Endocrinol 152:371-7. 2005
    ..We report the results of a study designed to prospectively define the natural history of post-traumatic diabetes insipidus (DI) and syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion (SIADH) using standard reliable methodology...
  12. ncbi request reprint Endocrine consequences of adult traumatic brain injury
    Lucy Ann Behan
    Division of Endocrinology, Beaumont Hospital and the RCSI Medical School, Dublin, Ireland
    Horm Res 68:18-21. 2007
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Neuroendocrine dysfunction in the acute phase of traumatic brain injury
    Amar Agha
    Academic Department of Endocrinology, Beaumount Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 60:584-91. 2004
    ..The frequency of pituitary dysfunction in the early post-TBI period is unknown...
  14. ncbi request reprint Unmasking of central hypothyroidism following growth hormone replacement in adult hypopituitary patients
    Amar Agha
    William Harvey Research Institute, Queen Mary University of London, London, UK
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 66:72-7. 2007
    ..The effect of GH replacement on thyroid function in hypopituitary patients has hitherto been studied in small groups of children and adults with conflicting results...
  15. ncbi request reprint Conventional glucocorticoid replacement overtreats adult hypopituitary patients with partial ACTH deficiency
    Amar Agha
    Department of Endocrinology, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 60:688-93. 2004
    ..Glucocorticoid therapy is associated with potentially serious side-effects, but there is no information available regarding glucocorticoid requirement in adult hypopituitary patients with partial ACTH deficiency...
  16. doi request reprint Which patient requires neuroendocrine assessment following traumatic brain injury, when and how?
    Nigel Glynn
    Division of Neuro endocrinology, Beaumont Hospital and the RCSI Medical School, Dublin, Ireland
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 78:17-20. 2013
    ..Patients who suffer milder forms of TBI should also be considered for endocrine evaluation if they exhibit any clinical features of pituitary hormone deficiencies...
  17. ncbi request reprint High risk of hypogonadism after traumatic brain injury: clinical implications
    Amar Agha
    Academic Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes, Beaumont Hospital and RCSI Medical School, Dublin, Ireland
    Pituitary 8:245-9. 2005
    ....
  18. doi request reprint Clinical insights into the safety and utility of the insulin tolerance test (ITT) in the assessment of the hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenal axis
    Francis M Finucane
    Academic Department of Endocrinology, Beaumont Hospital and the RCSI Medical School, Dublin, Ireland
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 69:603-7. 2008
    ..Whether basal cortisol concentration can reliably predict an adequate adrenal response to hypoglycaemia remains to be determined...
  19. ncbi request reprint Small-cell lung cancer presenting as diabetes insipidus and Cushing's syndrome
    Amar Agha
    Department of Endocrinology, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    Pituitary 8:105-7. 2005
    ..This case is a remarkable example of the complex metabolic endocrine manifestations of small-cell lung cancer...
  20. doi request reprint Osteoprotegerin and biomarkers of vascular inflammation in type 2 diabetes
    Eoin P O'Sullivan
    Department of Diabetes, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Medical School, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    Diabetes Metab Res Rev 26:496-502. 2010
    ....
  21. doi request reprint Unexpected Clinical Course During Treatment of a TSH-Secreting Pituitary Adenoma
    Nigel Glynn
    Division of Neuroendocrinology, Beaumont Hospital and the RCSI Medical School, Dublin, Ireland
    Endocr Pract 19:e88-91. 2013
    ..Conclusion: The unexpected clinical course of this case highlights the need for careful long-term surveillance in patients with TSH secreting pituitary adenomas. ..
  22. pmc Diagnosing growth hormone deficiency in adults
    Nigel Glynn
    Department of Endocrinology, Beaumont Hospital, RCSI Medical School, Dublin 9, Ireland
    Int J Endocrinol 2012:972617. 2012
    ..In addition, there is considerable analytical variation in the biochemical measurements of GH and IGF-1 which must be considered before making a diagnosis of GHD in adulthood...
  23. doi request reprint Central pontine myelinolysis complicating treatment of the hyperglycaemic hyperosmolar state
    Grainne O'Malley
    Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    Ann Clin Biochem 45:440-3. 2008
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Anterior pituitary dysfunction in survivors of traumatic brain injury
    Amar Agha
    Academic Department of Endocrinology, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin 9, Ireland
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 89:4929-36. 2004
    ..Hypopituitarism is a treatable cause of morbidity after TBI. In addition to conventional pituitary hormone replacement, the potential of GH treatment to enhance recovery needs to be examined in a prospective study...
  25. ncbi request reprint Posterior pituitary dysfunction after traumatic brain injury
    Amar Agha
    Academic Department of Endocrinology, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin 9, Ireland
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 89:5987-92. 2004
    ..Identification of patients with partial posttraumatic DI is important because appropriate treatment may reduce morbidity and optimize the potential for recovery...
  26. ncbi request reprint The long-term predictive accuracy of the short synacthen (corticotropin) stimulation test for assessment of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis
    Amar Agha
    Division of Medical Sciences, University of Birmingham, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TH, United Kingdom
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:43-7. 2006
    ..The high-dose short Synacthen (corticotropin) test (SST) is widely used to investigate suspected secondary adrenal insufficiency, but concern remains about falsely reassuring results...
  27. ncbi request reprint Hypothalamopituitary dysfunction following traumatic brain injury and aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage: a systematic review
    Harald Jorn Schneider
    Neuroendocrinology Group, Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry, Munich, Germany
    JAMA 298:1429-38. 2007
    ..This sequela is a potentially serious but treatable complication of brain injury...
  28. ncbi request reprint Aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage
    Mark Sherlock
    N Engl J Med 354:1755-7; author reply 1755-7. 2006