B Biondi

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Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Long-term efficacy of doxazosin plus atenolol in the management of severe and sustained arterial hypertension and reversibility of the cardiac damage induced by chronic cathecolamine excess. A case report in a young girl with recurrent, functioning paraga
    M Pulcrano
    Department of Clinical and Molecular Endocrinology and Oncology, Federico II University School of Medicine, Naples, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 27:774-7. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Endogenous subclinical hyperthyroidism affects quality of life and cardiac morphology and function in young and middle-aged patients
    B Biondi
    Departments of Endocrinology and Internal Medicine, University of Naples Federico II Medical School, 80131 Naples, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 85:4701-5. 2000
  3. doi request reprint Invited commentary: Cardiovascular mortality in subclinical hyperthyroidism: an ongoing dilemma
    Bernadette Biondi
    Department of Clinical and Molecular Endocrinology and Oncology, University of Naples Federico II, Via S Pansini 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Eur J Endocrinol 162:587-9. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular safety of acute recombinant human thyrotropin administration to patients monitored for differentiated thyroid cancer
    Bernadette Biondi
    Department of Clinical and Molecular Endocrinology and Oncology, University of Naples Federico II School of Medicine, 80131 Naples, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 88:211-4. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Effects of subclinical thyroid dysfunction on the heart
    Bernadette Biondi
    Department of Clinical and Molecular Endocrinology and Oncology, University of Naples Federico II School of Medicine, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Ann Intern Med 137:904-14. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Subclinical hypothyroidism and cardiac function
    Bernadette Biondi
    Department of Clinical and Molecular Endocrinology and Oncology, University of Naples Federico II School of Medicine, Naples, Italy
    Thyroid 12:505-10. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Effects of thyroid hormone on cardiac function: the relative importance of heart rate, loading conditions, and myocardial contractility in the regulation of cardiac performance in human hyperthyroidism
    Bernadette Biondi
    Department of Clinical and Molecular Endocrinology and Oncology, University Federico II School of Medicine, 80131 Naples, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 87:968-74. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Myocardial contractility and total arterial stiffness in patients with overt hyperthyroidism: acute effects of beta1-adrenergic blockade
    E A Palmieri
    Department of Clinical Medicine and Cardiovascular Sciences, University Federico II School of Medicine, Napoli, Italy
    Eur J Endocrinol 150:757-62. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Follow-up of differentiated thyroid carcinoma
    L Pagano
    Department of Clinical and Molecular Endocrinology and Oncology, Federico II University of Naples, School of Medicine, Naples, Italy
    Minerva Endocrinol 29:161-74. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint [New therapeutic strategies in gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumours]
    A Colao
    Dipartimento di Endocrinologia ed Oncologia Molecolare e Clinica, Universita Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Minerva Endocrinol 26:231-8. 2001

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  1. ncbi request reprint Long-term efficacy of doxazosin plus atenolol in the management of severe and sustained arterial hypertension and reversibility of the cardiac damage induced by chronic cathecolamine excess. A case report in a young girl with recurrent, functioning paraga
    M Pulcrano
    Department of Clinical and Molecular Endocrinology and Oncology, Federico II University School of Medicine, Naples, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 27:774-7. 2004
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Endogenous subclinical hyperthyroidism affects quality of life and cardiac morphology and function in young and middle-aged patients
    B Biondi
    Departments of Endocrinology and Internal Medicine, University of Naples Federico II Medical School, 80131 Naples, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 85:4701-5. 2000
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Invited commentary: Cardiovascular mortality in subclinical hyperthyroidism: an ongoing dilemma
    Bernadette Biondi
    Department of Clinical and Molecular Endocrinology and Oncology, University of Naples Federico II, Via S Pansini 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Eur J Endocrinol 162:587-9. 2010
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular safety of acute recombinant human thyrotropin administration to patients monitored for differentiated thyroid cancer
    Bernadette Biondi
    Department of Clinical and Molecular Endocrinology and Oncology, University of Naples Federico II School of Medicine, 80131 Naples, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 88:211-4. 2003
    ..Our data demonstrate that rhTSH does not alter cardiovascular function acutely. Consequently, it can safely be used in the routine staging of patients affected by differentiated thyroid cancer...
  5. ncbi request reprint Effects of subclinical thyroid dysfunction on the heart
    Bernadette Biondi
    Department of Clinical and Molecular Endocrinology and Oncology, University of Naples Federico II School of Medicine, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Ann Intern Med 137:904-14. 2002
    ..Mounting evidence indicates that subclinical thyroid dysfunction has important clinical effects and prognostic implications, supporting the view that it is not a compensated biochemical change sensu strictu...
  6. ncbi request reprint Subclinical hypothyroidism and cardiac function
    Bernadette Biondi
    Department of Clinical and Molecular Endocrinology and Oncology, University of Naples Federico II School of Medicine, Naples, Italy
    Thyroid 12:505-10. 2002
    ..Therefore, it would seem appropriate to initiate timely treatment of patients with mild thyroid failure to prevent cardiac involvement...
  7. ncbi request reprint Effects of thyroid hormone on cardiac function: the relative importance of heart rate, loading conditions, and myocardial contractility in the regulation of cardiac performance in human hyperthyroidism
    Bernadette Biondi
    Department of Clinical and Molecular Endocrinology and Oncology, University Federico II School of Medicine, 80131 Naples, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 87:968-74. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Myocardial contractility and total arterial stiffness in patients with overt hyperthyroidism: acute effects of beta1-adrenergic blockade
    E A Palmieri
    Department of Clinical Medicine and Cardiovascular Sciences, University Federico II School of Medicine, Napoli, Italy
    Eur J Endocrinol 150:757-62. 2004
    ..To ascertain whether myocardial contractility and total arterial stiffness are significantly altered in human thyrotoxicosis, and to what extent they are affected by acute beta(1)-adrenergic blockade...
  9. ncbi request reprint Follow-up of differentiated thyroid carcinoma
    L Pagano
    Department of Clinical and Molecular Endocrinology and Oncology, Federico II University of Naples, School of Medicine, Naples, Italy
    Minerva Endocrinol 29:161-74. 2004
    ..On the contrary, detectable Tg after TSH stimulation is an indicator in selecting patients who are candidates for further diagnostic procedures...
  10. ncbi request reprint [New therapeutic strategies in gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumours]
    A Colao
    Dipartimento di Endocrinologia ed Oncologia Molecolare e Clinica, Universita Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Minerva Endocrinol 26:231-8. 2001
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Improvement of left ventricular hypertrophy and arrhythmias after lanreotide-induced GH and IGF-I decrease in acromegaly. A prospective multi-center study
    G Lombardi
    Department of Molecular and Clinical Endocrinology and Oncology, Federico II University, Naples, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 25:971-6. 2002
    ..3% of patients before treatment vs 16.5%, after treatment. In conclusion, lanreotide reduced the left ventricular mass, and improved ventricular filling and ventricular arrhythmic profile...
  12. ncbi request reprint High serum osteoprotegerin levels in patients with hyperthyroidism: effect of medical treatment
    G Amato
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine F Magrassi and A Lanzara, Second University of Naples, 80121, Naples, Italy
    Bone 35:785-91. 2004
    ..Medical treatment of hyperthyroidism normalizes serum OPG levels in temporal relationship with the normalization of bone metabolism markers, even in presence of persistent abnormal bone structure as determined by ultrasonography...
  13. ncbi request reprint Impact of hyperthyroidism and its correction on vascular reactivity in humans
    R Napoli
    Department of Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Sciences, University Federico II School of Medicine, Naples, Italy
    Circulation 104:3076-80. 2001
    ..The data demonstrate that vascular endothelium is a specific target of TH...
  14. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of [111In-DTPA0] octreotide scintigraphy in a family with von Hippel-Lindau disease
    M Pulcrano
    Department of Clinical and Molecular Endocrinology and Oncology, Federico II University of Naples, 80131 Naples, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 31:352-9. 2008
    ..The results of this study suggest that [111In-DTPA0] octreotide scintigraphy may be helpful in the routine work-up of VHL patients for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes...
  15. ncbi request reprint The clinical significance of subclinical thyroid dysfunction
    Bernadette Biondi
    Department of Clinical and Molecular Endocrinology and Oncology, University of Naples Federico II, Via S Pansini 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Endocr Rev 29:76-131. 2008
    ..Lastly, we address the issue of the need to treat slight thyroid hormone deficiency or excess in relation to the patient's age...
  16. ncbi request reprint Thyroid-hormone therapy and thyroid cancer: a reassessment
    Bernadette Biondi
    Department of Clinical and Molecular Endocrinology and Oncology, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Nat Clin Pract Endocrinol Metab 1:32-40. 2005
    ..5 mU/l). Only selected patients with high-risk papillary and follicular thyroid cancer require long-term TSH-suppressive doses of L-T(4). In these patients, careful monitoring is necessary to avoid undesirable effects on bone and heart...
  17. ncbi request reprint Subclinical hypothyroidism and cardiovascular risk: a reason to treat?
    Emiliano A Palmieri
    Department of Clinical Medicine, Cardiovascular and Immunological Science, University Federico II School of Medicine, Naples, Italy
    Treat Endocrinol 3:233-44. 2004
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  18. 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
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  19. ncbi request reprint Subclinical hyperthyroidism: clinical features and treatment options
    Bernadette Biondi
    Department of Clinical and Molecular Endocrinology and Oncology, University of Naples Federico II, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Eur J Endocrinol 152:1-9. 2005
    ..Subclinical hyperthyroidism and its related clinical manifestations are reversible and may be prevented by timely treatment...
  20. ncbi request reprint Recombinant human TSH modulates in vivo C-telopeptides of type-1 collagen and bone alkaline phosphatase, but not osteoprotegerin production in postmenopausal women monitored for differentiated thyroid carcinoma
    Gherardo Mazziotti
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, F Magrassi and A Lanzara, Second University of Naples, Naples, Italy
    J Bone Miner Res 20:480-6. 2005
    ..The inhibitory effect of TSH on bone resorption occurred only in postmenopausal women who showed low BMD and a high bone turnover rate as an effect of L-thyroxine suppressive therapy...
  21. ncbi request reprint The importance of using strict inclusion criteria in subclinical hypothyroid studies
    Bernadette Biondi
    Am J Med 114:76; author reply 77. 2003
  22. ncbi request reprint Recombinant human thyrotropin reduces serum vascular endothelial growth factor levels in patients monitored for thyroid carcinoma even in the absence of thyroid tissue
    Francesca Sorvillo
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine F Magrassi and A Lanzara, Second University of Naples, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 88:4818-22. 2003
    ..This result would suggest that TSH may be able in vivo to regulate VEGF production from tissues other than the thyroid gland...
  23. ncbi request reprint Effects of thyroid hormone on the cardiovascular system
    Serafino Fazio
    Department of Clinical Medicine and Cardiovascular Sciences, University of Naples Federico II School of Medicine, 80131, Naples, Italy
    Recent Prog Horm Res 59:31-50. 2004
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  24. ncbi request reprint Screening and treatment for subclinical thyroid disease
    Bernadette Biondi
    JAMA 291:1562; author reply 1562-3. 2004
  25. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular effects of mild hypothyroidism
    Bernadette Biondi
    Department of Clinical and Molecular Endocrinology and Oncology, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Thyroid 17:625-30. 2007
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Flow cytometry phenotypization of thyroidal lymphoid infiltrate and functional status in Hashimoto's thyroiditis
    Pio Zeppa
    Department of Anatomic Pathology and Cytopathology, Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, Universita di Napoli Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Anal Quant Cytol Histol 28:148-56. 2006
    ..To evaluate the thyroidal lymphoid infiltrate (TLI) in thyroidal functional status (TFS) for differences among patients with Hashimoto's thyroiditis (HT)...
  27. doi request reprint Enhancement of vascular endothelial function by recombinant human thyrotropin
    Raffaele Napoli
    Department of Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Sciences, University Federico II, Via Pansini 5, Naples, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 93:1959-63. 2008
    ..The possibility that TSH also affects the cardiovascular system has been poorly explored. Endothelial cells and vascular smooth muscle cells possess TSH receptors...
  28. ncbi request reprint Hypothyroidism as a risk factor for cardiovascular disease
    Bernadette Biondi
    Department of Clinical and Molecular Endocrinology and Oncology, University of Naples Federico II School of Medicine, Via S Pansini 5, 80131, Naples, Italy
    Endocrine 24:1-13. 2004
    ..This constellation of reversible cardiovascular abnormalities in patient with TSH levels <10 mU/L indicate that the benefits of treatment of mild thyroid failure with appropriate doses of L-thyroxine outweigh the risk...
  29. pmc Thyroid B-flow twinkling sign: a new feature of papillary cancer
    Luca Brunese
    Department of Health Science, Chair of Radiology, University of Molise, Campobasso, Italy
    Eur J Endocrinol 159:447-51. 2008
    ..Using B-flow imaging (BFI), we identified a new sign (the twinkling sign; BFI-TS) in 'suspect' PTC nodules, which appeared to be generated by microcalcifications...
  30. ncbi request reprint A new marker for diagnosis of thyroid papillary cancer: B-flow twinkling sign
    Luca Brunese
    Department of Health Science, University of Molise, Campobasso, Italy
    J Ultrasound Med 27:1187-94. 2008
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  31. ncbi request reprint Should we treat all subjects with subclinical thyroid disease the same way?
    Bernadette Biondi
    Department of Clinical and Molecular Endocrinology and Oncology, University of Naples Federico II, Via S Pansini 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Eur J Endocrinol 159:343-5. 2008
  32. ncbi request reprint Patients with subclinical Cushing's syndrome due to adrenal adenoma have increased cardiovascular risk
    Libuse Tauchmanova
    Department of Molecular and Clinical Endocrinology and Oncology, University Federico II, Via S Pansini n 5, 801 31 Naples, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 87:4872-8. 2002
    ..This finding supports the concept that chronic mild endogenous cortisol excess may have important systemic effects on the human body...