V Popovic

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Affiliation: Clinical Center of Serbia
Country: Serbia and Montenegro

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Hypopituitarism as a consequence of traumatic brain injury (TBI) and its possible relation with cognitive disabilities and mental distress
    V Popovic
    Institute of Endocrinology, University Clinical Center, Belgrade, Union of Serbia and Montenegro
    J Endocrinol Invest 27:1048-54. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Clinical indicators of biochemical remission in acromegaly: does incomplete disease control always mean therapeutic failure?
    Svetozar S Damjanovic
    Institute of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Diseases of Metabolism, Dr Subotica 13, 11000 Belgrade, Serbia
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 62:410-7. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Hypopituitarism following traumatic brain injury
    V Popovic
    Neuroendocrine Unit, Institute of Endocrinology, University Clinical Center, Dr Subotic 13, 11000 Belgrade, Serbia
    Growth Horm IGF Res 15:177-84. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Changes in neuroendocrine and metabolic hormones induced by atypical antipsychotics in normal-weight patients with schizophrenia
    Vera Popovic
    Institutes for Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases, University Clinical Center Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia
    Neuroendocrinology 85:249-56. 2007
  5. pmc Adaptation of the QoL-AGHDA scale for adults with growth hormone deficiency in four Slavic languages
    Stephen P McKenna
    Galen Research Ltd, Manchester, UK
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 9:60. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint The impact of cranial irradiation on GH responsiveness to GHRH plus GH-releasing peptide-6
    Vera Popovic
    Institute of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Diseases of Metabolism, University Clinical Center, 11000 Belgrade, Yugoslavia
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 87:2095-9. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Are there alternative tests for diagnosis of acromegaly?
    V Popovic
    Institute of Endocrinology, University Clinical Center, Belgrade, Serbia
    J Endocrinol Invest 28:73-4. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Circulating and cerebrospinal fluid ghrelin and leptin: potential role in altered body weight in Huntington's disease
    Vera Popovic
    Neuroendocrine Unit, Institute of Endocrinology, University Clinical Centre, Belgrade, Serbia
    Eur J Endocrinol 151:451-5. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Acromegaly - evolving strategies
    Vera Popovic
    Neuroendocrine Unit, Institute of Endocrinology, University Clinical Center, Belgrade Serbia
    Pediatr Endocrinol Rev 1:496-500. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Low plasma ghrelin level in gastrectomized patients is accompanied by enhanced sensitivity to the ghrelin-induced growth hormone release
    Vera Popovic
    Neuroendocrine Unit, Institute of Endocrinology, Diabetes Mellitus and Metabolism, University Clinical Center, Dr Subotic 13, 11000 Belgrade, Serbia
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 90:2187-91. 2005

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  1. ncbi request reprint Hypopituitarism as a consequence of traumatic brain injury (TBI) and its possible relation with cognitive disabilities and mental distress
    V Popovic
    Institute of Endocrinology, University Clinical Center, Belgrade, Union of Serbia and Montenegro
    J Endocrinol Invest 27:1048-54. 2004
    ..Depression scale showed that nearly half of patients suffered from mild to moderate depression. The benefits of hormone replacement therapy on cognitive functioning and mental distress in TBI patients are eagerly awaited...
  2. ncbi request reprint Clinical indicators of biochemical remission in acromegaly: does incomplete disease control always mean therapeutic failure?
    Svetozar S Damjanovic
    Institute of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Diseases of Metabolism, Dr Subotica 13, 11000 Belgrade, Serbia
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 62:410-7. 2005
    ..We investigate whether various biochemical outcomes after transsphenoidal pituitary surgery (TSS) in these patients are associated with clinically relevant differences in cardiac performance, insulin resistance and body composition...
  3. ncbi request reprint Hypopituitarism following traumatic brain injury
    V Popovic
    Neuroendocrine Unit, Institute of Endocrinology, University Clinical Center, Dr Subotic 13, 11000 Belgrade, Serbia
    Growth Horm IGF Res 15:177-84. 2005
    ..In conclusion, pituitary failure can occur even in minor head injuries and is poorly recognized...
  4. ncbi request reprint Changes in neuroendocrine and metabolic hormones induced by atypical antipsychotics in normal-weight patients with schizophrenia
    Vera Popovic
    Institutes for Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases, University Clinical Center Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia
    Neuroendocrinology 85:249-56. 2007
    ..Atypical antipsychotics (SGA) have the propensity to induce weight gain...
  5. pmc Adaptation of the QoL-AGHDA scale for adults with growth hormone deficiency in four Slavic languages
    Stephen P McKenna
    Galen Research Ltd, Manchester, UK
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 9:60. 2011
    ..The present study describes the adaptation of the QoL-AGHDA for use in the following four Slavic languages; Czech, Polish, Serbian and Slovakian...
  6. ncbi request reprint The impact of cranial irradiation on GH responsiveness to GHRH plus GH-releasing peptide-6
    Vera Popovic
    Institute of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Diseases of Metabolism, University Clinical Center, 11000 Belgrade, Yugoslavia
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 87:2095-9. 2002
    ..Impairment of the GH releasable pool in the irradiated patients, with a maximal provocative test, reflects alterations in the hypothalamic-pituitary unit caused by radiotherapy...
  7. ncbi request reprint Are there alternative tests for diagnosis of acromegaly?
    V Popovic
    Institute of Endocrinology, University Clinical Center, Belgrade, Serbia
    J Endocrinol Invest 28:73-4. 2005
    ..Furthermore, some acromegalics may have subtle abnormalities in GH secretion, resulting in post-glucose GH nadir in the designated "normal" range with elevated IGF-I levels...
  8. ncbi request reprint Circulating and cerebrospinal fluid ghrelin and leptin: potential role in altered body weight in Huntington's disease
    Vera Popovic
    Neuroendocrine Unit, Institute of Endocrinology, University Clinical Centre, Belgrade, Serbia
    Eur J Endocrinol 151:451-5. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the possible involvement of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) and circulating ghrelin and leptin in the regulation of energy balance in patients with HD...
  9. ncbi request reprint Acromegaly - evolving strategies
    Vera Popovic
    Neuroendocrine Unit, Institute of Endocrinology, University Clinical Center, Belgrade Serbia
    Pediatr Endocrinol Rev 1:496-500. 2004
    ..The aim of the evolving therapeutic strategies is to produce a normal life expectancy in patients with acromegaly...
  10. ncbi request reprint Low plasma ghrelin level in gastrectomized patients is accompanied by enhanced sensitivity to the ghrelin-induced growth hormone release
    Vera Popovic
    Neuroendocrine Unit, Institute of Endocrinology, Diabetes Mellitus and Metabolism, University Clinical Center, Dr Subotic 13, 11000 Belgrade, Serbia
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 90:2187-91. 2005
    ..This is associated with increased GH responsiveness. GASTRX is a state of acquired chronic hypoghrelinemia that may require replacement with ghrelin, and it is tempting to speculate that this may affect the GH-IGF-IGFBP axis...
  11. ncbi request reprint Leptin TRH and ghrelin: influence on energy homeostasis at rest and during exercise
    V Popovic
    Neuroendocrine Unit, Institute of Endocrinology, University Clinical Center, Belgrade, Serbia
    Horm Metab Res 37:533-7. 2005
    ..A study within the general population found that activity levels and leptin were significantly negatively associated in both sexes. Circulating ghrelin levels, however, do not change during energy expenditure...
  12. ncbi request reprint Hypopituitarism following traumatic brain injury (TBI): call for attention
    V Popovic
    Neuroendocrine Unit, Institute of Endocrinology, University Clinical Center, Belgrade, Serbia
    J Endocrinol Invest 28:61-4. 2005
    ..In conclusion, pituitary failure can occur even in minor head injuries and is poorly recognized...
  13. ncbi request reprint Hypopituitarism following traumatic brain injury
    V Popovic
    Neuroendocrine Unit, Institute of Endocrinology, University Clinical Center, Belgrade, Serbia
    Front Horm Res 33:33-44. 2005
  14. ncbi request reprint Brain somatic cross-talk: ghrelin, leptin and ultimate challengers of obesity
    Vera Popovic
    Neuroendocrine Unit, Institute of Endocrinology, University Clinical Center, Belgrade, Serbia, Yugoslavia
    Nutr Neurosci 8:1-5. 2005
    ..The administration of exogenous satiety hormone peptide YY 3-36 (PYY) may prevent the action of appetite-stimulating hypothalamic circuits on the anorexigenic melanocortin pathways...
  15. ncbi request reprint The effectiveness of arginine + GHRH test compared with GHRH + GHRP-6 test in diagnosing growth hormone deficiency in adults
    Vera Popovic
    Institute of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Diseases of Metabolism, University Clinical Center, Belgrade, Yugoslavia
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 59:251-7. 2003
    ..The objective of this study is to investigate the performance of two novel tests in diagnosing growth hormone deficiency in adults...
  16. ncbi request reprint Leptin and the pituitary
    V Popovic
    Institute of Endocrinology, University Clinical Center Belgrade, Yugoslavia
    Pituitary 4:7-14. 2001
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  17. ncbi request reprint A large sellar granular cell tumor in a 21-year-old woman
    Vera Popovic
    University Clinical Center, Neuroendocrine Unit, Institute of Endocrinology, Dr Subotica 13, Belgrade, 11000, Serbia
    Endocr Pathol 18:91-4. 2007
    ..These tumors are, in most cases, very small and are found incidentally at autopsy of older patients. Our case is exceptional because the tumor developed in a young woman, extended to the suprasellar region, and caused clinical symptoms...
  18. ncbi request reprint Parathyroid hormone response to vitamin D insufficiency in elderly males with chronic heart failure
    B Bozic
    Institute for Medical Research, Military Medical Academy, Belgrade, Serbia
    Physiol Res 60:S155-63. 2011
    ..In conclusion, increased PTH levels, but not low vitamin D, demonstrated close relation to CHF severity...
  19. ncbi request reprint Ghrelin test for the assessment of GH status in successfully treated patients with acromegaly
    S Pekic
    Institute of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, University Clincal Centre, Belgrade, Serbia
    Eur J Endocrinol 154:659-66. 2006
    ..The aim of our study was to evaluate residual GH secretion in cured patients with acromegaly...
  20. ncbi request reprint Gonadotropin response to clomiphene and plasma leptin levels in weight recovered but amenorrhoeic patients with anorexia nervosa
    M Djurovic
    Institute of Endocrinology, University Clinical Centre, Belgrade, Yugoslavia
    J Endocrinol Invest 27:523-7. 2004
    ..It is reasonable to believe that nutritional disturbances, fat intake and persisting psychological factors still affect plasma leptin levels and reproductive functions in weight-recovered patients with amenorrhea...
  21. ncbi request reprint Plasma ghrelin levels of gastrectomized and vagotomized patients are not affected by glucose administration
    S Pekic
    Institute of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, University Clinical Centre, Belgrade, Serbia
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 64:684-8. 2006
    ..A number of gut hormones including ghrelin require an intact vagal system, which has been hypothesized to have a major role in initiating the postprandial fall in ghrelin levels...
  22. ncbi request reprint Glucose metabolism during ghrelin infusion in patients with anorexia nervosa
    D Miljic
    Department of Neuroendocrinology, Institute of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases, Clinical Center of Serbia, Belgrade, Serbia
    J Endocrinol Invest 30:771-5. 2007
    ..In addition to our previous findings of impaired neuroendocrine and appetite responses in patients with AN, we conclude that metabolic responses to ghrelin are attenuated in these patients, which tend to recover with weight gain...
  23. ncbi request reprint Ghrelin has partial or no effect on appetite, growth hormone, prolactin, and cortisol release in patients with anorexia nervosa
    D Miljic
    Department of Neuroendocrinology, Institute of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases, Clinical Center of Serbia, 11000 Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:1491-5. 2006
    ..Although exogenous ghrelin stimulates appetite, GH, prolactin, and cortisol release in humans, its effects have not been studied, during infusions, in AN patients...
  24. ncbi request reprint Serum leptin levels in patients with acromegaly before and after correction of hypersomatotropism by trans-sphenoidal surgery
    S S Damjanović
    Institute of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Diseases of Metabolism, School of Medicine, University Clinical Center, Beograd, Yugoslavia
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 85:147-54. 2000
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  25. ncbi request reprint Growth-hormone response to combined stimulation with GHRH plus GH-releasing peptide-6 in obese patients with polycystic ovary syndrome before and after short-term fasting
    D Micic
    Institute of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Diseases of Metabolism, Beograd, Yugoslavia
    J Endocrinol Invest 26:333-40. 2003
    ..Observed changes in insulin and leptin may participate in modulation of enhanced GH response after short-term fasting to GHRH+GHRP-6 in PCOS and obese controls...
  26. doi request reprint Psychiatric and neuropsychological changes in growth hormone-deficient patients after traumatic brain injury in response to growth hormone therapy
    N P Maric
    Institute of Psychiatry, University Clinical Center Belgrade, Pasterova 2, Belgrade, Serbia
    J Endocrinol Invest 33:770-5. 2010
    ..The impact of GH therapy on mental status in TBI patients is still unknown...
  27. doi request reprint Chronic cognitive sequelae after traumatic brain injury are not related to growth hormone deficiency in adults
    D Pavlovic
    Institute of Neurology, University Clinical Center, Belgrade, Serbia
    Eur J Neurol 17:696-702. 2010
    ..Even the patients with favorable outcome after TBI may present with persistent bodily, psychosocial, and cognitive impairments, resembling patients with untreated partial or complete pituitary insufficiency...
  28. ncbi request reprint Loss of gender difference in serum leptin levels and its slow recovery after successful surgery for Leydig cell tumours in two virilized females
    S Pekic
    Institute of Endocrinology, University Clinical Center, Belgrade, Yugoslavia
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 54:693-7. 2001
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Growth hormone secretion elicited by GHRH, GHRP-6 or GHRH plus GHRP-6 in patients with microprolactinoma and macroprolactinoma before and after bromocriptine therapy
    V Popovic
    Institute of Endocrinology, University Clinical Center, Belgrade, Yugoslavia
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 48:103-8. 1998
    ..We studied the effects of GHRH, GHRP-6 and both secretagogues on GH release in patients harbouring pituitary tumours that may be reduced in size by medical treatment...
  30. ncbi request reprint Follicle stimulating hormone-secreting pituitary adenoma: inappropriate secretion and effect of pulsatile luteinizing hormone releasing hormone analogue (buserelin) administration
    S Damjanovic
    University Clinical Center, Institute of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases, Beograd, Yugoslavia
    J Endocrinol Invest 14:299-304. 1991
    ..Although buserelin may not have a therapeutic effect, it is of use in differential diagnosis of hypergonadotropinemia...
  31. doi request reprint ACTH and cortisol responses to ghrelin and desmopressin in patients with Cushing's disease and adrenal enlargement
    D Miljic
    Institute of Endocrinology, University Clinical Center of Serbia, Belgrade, Serbia
    J Endocrinol Invest 33:526-9. 2010
    ..Overexpression of ghrelin and vasopressin (V3) receptors demonstrated on corticotrophe adenomas accounts for exaggerated ACTH and cortisol responses to ghrelin and desmopressin (DDAVP) in patients with Cushing's disease (CD)...
  32. doi request reprint Serum insulin-like growth factor I (IGF-I), IGF-binding proteins 2 and 3, and the risk for development of malignancies in adults with growth hormone (GH) deficiency treated with GH: data from KIMS (Pfizer International Metabolic Database)
    Vera Popovic
    Neuroendocrine Unit, Endocrinology Clinic, University Clinical Center, Dr Subotic 13, 11000 Belgrade, Serbia
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 95:4449-54. 2010
    ..The association between IGFs and cancer in adults with GH deficiency (GHD) receiving GH replacement requires investigation...
  33. ncbi request reprint GH deficiency as the most common pituitary defect after TBI: clinical implications
    Vera Popovic
    Neuroendocrine Unit, Institute of Endocrinology, University Clinical Center, Dr Subotic 13, Belgrade, Serbia
    Pituitary 8:239-43. 2005
    ..Improvements in mental-well being and cognitive function with GH replacement therapy in GHD adults have been reported. The effect of GH replacement in posttraumatic GHD needs to be examined in randomized controlled studies...
  34. ncbi request reprint Adiponectin: novelties in metabolism and hormonal regulation
    Leonidas H Duntas
    Evgenidion Hospital, University of Athens, 11528 Athens, Greece
    Nutr Neurosci 7:195-200. 2004
    ..These data show adiponectin to be an important factor in the issue of obesity and its associated disorders, and indicate a potential future utilization of adiponectin as a drug in the treatment of metabolic syndrome...
  35. ncbi request reprint Effect of obesity and morbid obesity on the growth hormone (GH) secretion elicited by the combined GHRH + GHRP-6 test
    Fahrettin Kelestimur
    Department of Endocrinology, Erciyes University, Kayseri, Turkey
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 64:667-71. 2006
    ..In this work, the role of obesity in the GH response elicited by the GHRH + GHRP-6 test was assessed in a large population of obese and nonobese subjects...
  36. pmc Hypersensitivity reaction with intravenous GnRH after pulsatile subcutaneous GnRH treatment in male hypogonadotrophic hypogonadism
    V Popovic
    Clinic for Endocrinology and Immunology, University Clinic, School of Medicine, Belgrade, Yugoslavia
    Postgrad Med J 64:245-6. 1988
    ..We wish to report hypersensitivity reactions with intravenous GnRH after low dose subcutaneous pulsatile GnRH treatment in two men with hypogonadotrophic hypogonadism due to suprasellar disease...
  37. ncbi request reprint Case report of hypopituitarism with suspected syndrome of inappropriate VP secretion (SIADH) due to a large aneurysm of the internal carotid in the sellar region
    D Miljic
    Institute of Endocrinology, University Clinical Center, Belgrade, Yugoslavia
    J Endocrinol Invest 26:450-2. 2003
    ..We present a case with unrecognized and untreated hypopituitarism due to a large aneurysm of the internal carotid artery in the sellar region causing the syndrome of inappropriate secretion of antidiuretic hormone (SIADH)...
  38. ncbi request reprint Multiple pituitary hormone deficiency (MPHD) associated with normal height, absent puberty and obesity
    Mirjana Doknic
    Neuroendocrine Unit, Institute of Endocrinology University Clinical Center, Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro
    Pediatr Endocrinol Rev 1:505-7. 2004
    ..Despite severe growth hormone deficiency according to the provocative tests and decreased IGF I level our patient grew normally. On follow up at age 22 she is 174cm tall...
  39. ncbi request reprint Evolving hypopituitarism as a consequence of traumatic brain injury (TBI) in childhood - call for attention
    Milica Medic-Stojanoska
    Clinic of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolic Disease, University Clinical Center, Hajduk Veljkova 1 3, Novi Sad, Serbia
    Endocrine 31:268-71. 2007
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint Growth hormone response to GHRH + GHRP-6 in type 2 diabetes during euglycemic and hyperglycemic clamp
    Dragan Micic
    Institute of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Diseases of Metabolism, Clinical Center of Serbia, Dr Subotica 13, 11000, Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 63:37-45. 2004
    ..It is suggested that ambient glucose levels should be taken into account during interpretation of GH response to combined administration of GHRH+GHRP-6 in patients with type 2 diabetes...
  41. ncbi request reprint Changes in prothrombin and activated partial thromboplastin time during replacement therapy with human recombinant growth hormone in growth hormone deficient adults
    Dragana Miljic
    Institute of Endocrinology, University Clinical Center, Belgrade, Yugoslavia
    Hormones (Athens) 5:187-91. 2006
    ..However, there are no reports on the influence of GH replacement therapy on global coagulation tests in Growth Hormone Deficiency (GHD)...
  42. doi request reprint Association of increased parathyroid hormone with neuroendocrine activation and endothelial dysfunction in elderly men with heart failure
    G Loncar
    Cardiology Department, Clinical Medical Center Zvezdara, Belgrade, Serbia
    J Endocrinol Invest 34:e78-85. 2011
    ..Future studies are needed to evaluate the predictive value of serum PTH for clinical outcomes as well as beneficial potential of PTH suppression in CHF patients...
  43. ncbi request reprint Effect of 12 months of recombinant human growth hormone replacement therapy on insulin sensitivity in GH-deficient adults as determined by different methods
    D Micic
    Institute of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Diseases of Metabolism, Clinical Center of Serbia, Dr Subotica 13, 11000 Beograd, Yugoslavia
    J Postgrad Med 48:260-5; discussion 265. 2002
    ..Controversial results have been obtained in measuring insulin sensitivity (S(I)) during recombinant human growth hormone (rhGH) treatment in adult growth hormone deficient (GH-deficient) patients...
  44. ncbi request reprint Inhibin B: a potential marker of gonadal activity in patients with anorexia nervosa during weight recovery
    Vera Popovic
    Neuroendocrine Unit, University Clinical Center, and Institute of Medical Investigation VMA D V, 11000 Belgrade, Yugoslavia
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 89:1838-43. 2004
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint Ghrelin-induced GH secretion in normal subjects is partially resistant to homologous desensitization by GH-releasing peptide-6
    Dragan Micic
    Institute of Endocrinology, Belgrade University, Belgrade, Yugoslavia
    Eur J Endocrinol 147:761-6. 2002
    ..The two aims of the study were (a) to evaluate the relative potency of ghrelin in comparison with other GH stimulants and (b) to assess the presence of homologous or heterologous desensitization between these compounds...
  46. ncbi request reprint Dopaminergic tone and obesity: an insight from prolactinomas treated with bromocriptine
    Mirjana Doknic
    Institute of Endocrinology, University Clinical Center, Belgrade, Yugoslavia
    Eur J Endocrinol 147:77-84. 2002
    ..The objective of this study was to correlate changes in prolactin levels with leptin and body mass index (BMI) in patients with prolactinomas treated with the long-acting dopamine agonist bromocriptine (BC)...
  47. ncbi request reprint Hypopituitarism and growth hormone deficiency in adult subjects after traumatic brain injury: who and when to test
    Monica Lorenzo
    Department of Medicine, Endocrine Section, Complejo Hospitalario Universitario de Santiago, Santiago de Compostela University, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
    Pituitary 8:233-7. 2005
    ..In the present work a suggestion for screening a subgroup of TBI patients is discussed in order to increase the effectiveness of the whole procedure...
  48. doi request reprint High risk of hypopituitarism in patients who recovered from hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome
    Marko Stojanovic
    Neuroendocrine Unit, Institute of Endocrinology, University Clinical Center, Dr Subotica 13, Belgrade, Serbia
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 93:2722-8. 2008
    ..Pituitary ischemia/infarction and necrosis are known causes of hypopituitarism, often remaining unrecognized due to subtle clinical manifestations. Cases of hypopituitarism after HFRS were previously only sporadically reported...
  49. ncbi request reprint Neuroendocrine dysfunction in patients recovering from subarachnoid hemorrhage
    Vladimir Jovanovic
    Institute of Neurosurgery, Belgrade, Serbia
    Hormones (Athens) 9:235-44. 2010
    ..The aim of our study was to identify possible predictor(s) for neuroendocrine dysfunction in SAH survivors...
  50. doi request reprint The role of the aryl hydrocarbon receptor-interacting protein gene in familial and sporadic pituitary adenomas
    Chrysanthia A Leontiou
    Department of Endocrinology, Barts and the London School of Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 93:2390-401. 2008
    ..Mutations have been identified in the aryl hydrocarbon receptor-interacting protein (AIP) gene in familial isolated pituitary adenomas (FIPA). It is not clear, however, how this molecular chaperone is involved in tumorigenesis...
  51. ncbi request reprint Growth hormone (GH) peaks versus areas under the curve in the diagnosis of adult GH deficiency: analysis of the variables provided by the GHRH + GHRP-6 test
    Hans P F Koppeschaar
    Department of Endocrinology, University Medical Center Utrech, Utrech, The Netherlands
    Pituitary 7:15-20. 2004
    ..However, on a mathematical basis the area under the secretory curve (AUC) should be more valid for this evaluation...
  52. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the reproducibility of the GHRH plus GHRP-6 test of growth hormone reserve in adults
    Vera Popovic
    Institute of Endocrinology, University Clinical Centre, School of Medicine and Complejo Hospitalario de Santiago, Santiago de Compostela University, Spain
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 60:185-91. 2004
    ..However, the performance of most of the tests in use have not been evaluated rigorously. The repeatability of a test is a prerequisite before evaluating its diagnostic capability...
  53. ncbi request reprint Physical activity or food intake prior to testing did not affect the reproducibility of GH secretion elicited by GH releasing hormone plus GH-releasing hexapeptide in normal adult subjects
    Vera Popovic
    Institute of Endocrinology, University Clinical Centre, Belgrade, Yugoslavia
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 56:89-94. 2002
    ..In the present study, the perturbatory action of mild physical activity and food intake on the reproducibility of this combined test was assessed...
  54. ncbi request reprint Cumulative exposure to estrogen and psychosis: a peak bone mass, case-control study in first-episode psychosis
    Nadja Maric
    Institute of Psychiatry, University Clinical Centre, Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro
    Schizophr Res 73:351-5. 2005
    ..3, 95% CI: 1.2, 24.2). The results are compatible with the hypothesis that psychosis in women may be associated causally with a reduced protective effect of estrogen over the course of development...
  55. ncbi request reprint Low leptin level in an obese hyperandrogenic woman--potential marker for androgen-secreting tumor
    Goran Cvijovic
    Institute of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Diseases of Metabolism, Dr Subotica 13, 11000 Belgrade, Serbia
    Gynecol Endocrinol 23:112-6. 2007
    ..In conclusion, we speculate that low leptin levels in obese hyperandrogenic women might be a marker for androgen-secreting tumors...
  56. ncbi request reprint High output heart failure in patients with newly diagnosed acromegaly
    Svetozar S Damjanovic
    Institute of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Diseases of Metabolism, Clinical Center for Serbia, Belgrade University School of Medicine, Belgrade, Yugoslavia
    Am J Med 112:610-6. 2002
    ..We sought to determine the prevalence and characteristics of heart failure in patients with newly diagnosed acromegaly...
  57. ncbi request reprint Growth hormone replacement throughout life: insights into age-related responses to treatment
    Peter Clayton
    Endocrine Science Research Group, Division of Human Development, The Medical School, University of Manchester, UK
    Growth Horm IGF Res 17:369-82. 2007
    ..Evidence is growing for improved quality of life with GH therapy in the elderly. This review describes the diagnosis, symptoms and treatment of GHD specific to the different age groups...
  58. doi request reprint Intravascular large B-cell lymphoma as a cause of hypopituitarism: gradual and late reversal of hypopituitarism after long-term remission of lymphoma with immunochemotherapy
    Sandra Pekic
    Neuroendocrine Unit, Institute of Endocrinology, University Clinical Center, Dr Subotica 13, 11000, Belgrade, Serbia
    Endocrine 34:11-6. 2008
    ..This is the first case of IVL complicated with hypopituitarism, treated with immunochemotherapy which resulted in complete hematological remission and gradual and late reversal of hypopituitarism...
  59. ncbi request reprint Hypopituitarism as a late complication of hemorrhagic fever
    Sandra Pekic
    Institute of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Diseases of Metabolism, University Clinical Center, Belgrade, Serbia
    Endocrine 26:79-82. 2005
    ..Hemorrhagic fever is endemic in certain regions of the Balkans, and this preliminary report suggests the importance of investigating the endocrine status in every patient who survived HFRS...