Henrik Falhammar

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Affiliation: Karolinska Institutet
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. ncbi Maternal and neonatal outcomes in the Torres Strait Islands with a sixfold increase in type 2 diabetes in pregnancy over six years
    Henrik Falhammar
    Cairns Diabetes Centre, Cairns Base Hospital, Cairns, Queensland, Australia
    Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 50:120-6. 2010
  2. ncbi Bone mineral density, bone markers, and fractures in adult males with congenital adrenal hyperplasia
    Henrik Falhammar
    Department of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes, D02 04, Karolinska University Hospital, SE 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Endocrinol 168:331-41. 2013
  3. doi Thyrotoxic periodic paralysis: clinical and molecular aspects
    Henrik Falhammar
    Department of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes, D2 04, Karolinska University Hospital, 171 76, Stockholm, Sweden
    Endocrine 43:274-84. 2013
  4. doi Clinical outcomes in the management of congenital adrenal hyperplasia
    Henrik Falhammar
    Department of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes, Karolinska University Hospital, D2 04, 17176 Stockholm, Sweden
    Endocrine 41:355-73. 2012
  5. pmc Fertility, sexuality and testicular adrenal rest tumors in adult males with congenital adrenal hyperplasia
    Henrik Falhammar
    Departments of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes, D02 04, Karolinska Institute, Karolinska University Hospital, SE 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Endocrinol 166:441-9. 2012
  6. ncbi Non-classic congenital adrenal hyperplasia due to 21-hydoxylase deficiency as a cause of infertility and miscarriages
    Henrik Falhammar
    Department of Endocrinology, Cairns Base Hospital, PO Box 902, Cairns, QLD 4870, Australia
    N Z Med J 123:77-80. 2010
  7. ncbi Temporary elevated insulin-like growth factor I during lactation
    H Falhammar
    Department of Endocrinology, Cairns Base Hospital, PO Box 902, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
    Singapore Med J 50:e295-7. 2009
  8. doi Cardiovascular risk, metabolic profile, and body composition in adult males with congenital adrenal hyperplasia due to 21-hydroxylase deficiency
    Henrik Falhammar
    Department of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Karolinska University Hospital and Karolinska Institutet, SE 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Endocrinol 164:285-93. 2011
  9. ncbi Cyclic ectopic Cushing's syndrome and somatostatin analogue treatment
    Henrik Falhammar
    Department of Endocrinology, Cairns Base Hospital, PO Box 902, Cairns, QLD 4870, Australia
    N Z Med J 122:92-5. 2009
  10. ncbi Increased liver enzymes in adult women with congenital adrenal hyperplasia due to 21-hydroxylase deficiency
    Henrik Falhammar
    Department of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Endocr J 56:601-8. 2009

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  1. ncbi Maternal and neonatal outcomes in the Torres Strait Islands with a sixfold increase in type 2 diabetes in pregnancy over six years
    Henrik Falhammar
    Cairns Diabetes Centre, Cairns Base Hospital, Cairns, Queensland, Australia
    Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 50:120-6. 2010
    ..Torres Strait Islander population has a high prevalence of type 2 diabetes (T2DM). Aims: To review pregnancy data of women and their newborns living in the Torres Strait area...
  2. ncbi Bone mineral density, bone markers, and fractures in adult males with congenital adrenal hyperplasia
    Henrik Falhammar
    Department of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes, D02 04, Karolinska University Hospital, SE 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Endocrinol 168:331-41. 2013
    ..BMD measured by dual energy X-ray absorptiometry and markers of bone metabolism and androgens/17-hydroxyprogesterone levels were investigated...
  3. doi Thyrotoxic periodic paralysis: clinical and molecular aspects
    Henrik Falhammar
    Department of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes, D2 04, Karolinska University Hospital, 171 76, Stockholm, Sweden
    Endocrine 43:274-84. 2013
    ..Definitive treatment is cure of the hyperthyroidism. The underlying mechanisms of TPP remain, however, incompletely understood awaiting further studies...
  4. doi Clinical outcomes in the management of congenital adrenal hyperplasia
    Henrik Falhammar
    Department of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes, Karolinska University Hospital, D2 04, 17176 Stockholm, Sweden
    Endocrine 41:355-73. 2012
    ..The introduction of neonatal CAH screening may enhance long-term results. Monitoring of different risk factors and negative consequences should be done regularly in an attempt to improve clinical outcomes further...
  5. pmc Fertility, sexuality and testicular adrenal rest tumors in adult males with congenital adrenal hyperplasia
    Henrik Falhammar
    Departments of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes, D02 04, Karolinska Institute, Karolinska University Hospital, SE 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Endocrinol 166:441-9. 2012
    ..Fertility in males with congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) is reported from normal to severely impaired. Therefore, we investigated fertility/fecundity, social/sexual situation, and pituitary-gonadal function in CAH males...
  6. ncbi Non-classic congenital adrenal hyperplasia due to 21-hydoxylase deficiency as a cause of infertility and miscarriages
    Henrik Falhammar
    Department of Endocrinology, Cairns Base Hospital, PO Box 902, Cairns, QLD 4870, Australia
    N Z Med J 123:77-80. 2010
    ..After diagnosing NCAH due to 21-hydroxylase deficiency and initiating glucocorticoid treatment,conception occurred within 3 months and uneventful pregnancies and deliveries ensued...
  7. ncbi Temporary elevated insulin-like growth factor I during lactation
    H Falhammar
    Department of Endocrinology, Cairns Base Hospital, PO Box 902, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
    Singapore Med J 50:e295-7. 2009
    ..In conclusion, this unique case suggests an association between the frequency of lactation and IGF-I levels, and demonstrates the difficulties encountered when measuring hormones during breastfeeding...
  8. doi Cardiovascular risk, metabolic profile, and body composition in adult males with congenital adrenal hyperplasia due to 21-hydroxylase deficiency
    Henrik Falhammar
    Department of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Karolinska University Hospital and Karolinska Institutet, SE 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Endocrinol 164:285-93. 2011
    ..We therefore investigated cardiovascular and metabolic risk profiles in adult CAH males...
  9. ncbi Cyclic ectopic Cushing's syndrome and somatostatin analogue treatment
    Henrik Falhammar
    Department of Endocrinology, Cairns Base Hospital, PO Box 902, Cairns, QLD 4870, Australia
    N Z Med J 122:92-5. 2009
    ..A case of cyclic Cushing's syndrome due to a bronchial carcinoid with brain metastasis is presented which responded very well to long-term somatostatin analogue treatment...
  10. ncbi Increased liver enzymes in adult women with congenital adrenal hyperplasia due to 21-hydroxylase deficiency
    Henrik Falhammar
    Department of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Endocr J 56:601-8. 2009
    ..These women might have increased frequency of NAFLD. The finding of higher LFT also in non-obese patients suggests that not only central obesity but also glucocorticoids per se may influence...
  11. ncbi Fractures and bone mineral density in adult women with 21-hydroxylase deficiency
    Henrik Falhammar
    Department of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes, Karolinska University Hospital, SE 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 92:4643-9. 2007
    ..Patients with classical congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) receive lifelong, often supraphysiological, glucocorticoid therapy. Pharmacological doses of glucocorticoids are an established risk factor for osteoporosis...
  12. doi Sexual function and surgical outcome in women with congenital adrenal hyperplasia due to CYP21A2 deficiency: clinical perspective and the patients' perception
    Anna Nordenstrom
    Department of Pediatrics, Astrid Lindgren Children s Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 95:3633-40. 2010
    ..Little is known about how these women feel that the disease has affected their lives regarding surgery and psychosexual adaptation...
  13. ncbi Distribution of neuropeptide Y Leu7Pro polymorphism in patients with type 1 diabetes and diabetic nephropathy among Swedish and American populations
    Jun Ma
    Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, L6 B2, Karolinska Institutet, Rolf Luft Center for Diabetes Research, Karolinska University Hospital, SE 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Endocrinol 157:641-5. 2007
    ..The present study aims to evaluate the susceptibility of this polymorphism to the development of DN in two different populations...
  14. ncbi Metabolic profile and body composition in adult women with congenital adrenal hyperplasia due to 21-hydroxylase deficiency
    Henrik Falhammar
    Department of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Diabetes, D2 04, Karolinska University Hospital, SE 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 92:110-6. 2007
    ..The chronic, often supraphysiological glucocorticoid doses used in congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) might increase morbidity in cardiovascular disease and diabetes...
  15. ncbi Type of mutation and surgical procedure affect long-term quality of life for women with congenital adrenal hyperplasia
    Agneta Nordenskjold
    Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Karolinska Institutet, SE 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 93:380-6. 2008
    ..In congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) caused by different mutations, feminizing surgery is mostly performed in childhood, and many patients are lost to follow-up...
  16. ncbi Voice problems due to virilization in adult women with congenital adrenal hyperplasia due to 21-hydroxylase deficiency
    Ulrika Nygren
    Division of Speech Language Pathology, Department of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden Department of Speech and Language Pathology, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 79:859-66. 2013
    ..High levels of androgens in women may cause virilization of the larynx and a masculine voice. The purpose of the present study was to investigate subjective voice problems due to virilization in women with CAH...
  17. doi A threefold increase in gestational diabetes over two years: review of screening practices and pregnancy outcomes in Indigenous women of Cape York, Australia
    Bronwyn Davis
    Cairns Diabetes Centre, Cairns Base Hospital, Cairns, Queensland, Australia
    Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 53:363-8. 2013
    ..Australian Aboriginal women have a high prevalence of type 2 diabetes (T2DM) in pregnancy and gestational diabetes (GDM)...
  18. ncbi IGF2BP2 and IGF2 genetic effects in diabetes and diabetic nephropathy
    Tianwei Gu
    Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Rolf Luft Research Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology, Karolinska University Hospital, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Diabetes Complications 26:393-8. 2012
    ..Its protein functionally binds to 5'-UTR of the imprinting IGF2 gene. The present study aims to evaluate the IGF2BP2-IGF2 genetic effects in diabetes and DN...
  19. doi Maternal and neonatal outcomes following diabetes in pregnancy in Far North Queensland, Australia
    Bronwyn Davis
    Cairns Diabetes Centre, Cairns, Queensland, Australia
    Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 49:393-9. 2009
    ..Diabetes in pregnancy (DIP) is increasing and is associated with a number of adverse consequences for both the mother and the child...
  20. doi Voice characteristics in women with congenital adrenal hyperplasia due to 21-hydroxylase deficiency
    Ulrika Nygren
    Department of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology, Division of Logopedics and Phoniatrics, Astrid Lindgren Children Hospital, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 70:18-25. 2009
    ..Raised levels of androgens can lead to increased mass in the laryngeal tissues, which may lower the fundamental frequency (F0) of the voice...
  21. doi Gender role behavior, sexuality, and psychosocial adaptation in women with congenital adrenal hyperplasia due to CYP21A2 deficiency
    Louise Frisén
    Department of Psychiatry, Danderyd Hospital, SE 18287 Stockholm, Sweden
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 94:3432-9. 2009
    ..Gender-atypical behavior has been described in young girls as well as in women with congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) due to a CYP21A2 deficiency...
  22. ncbi Increased psychiatric morbidity in men with congenital adrenal hyperplasia due to 21-hydroxylase deficiency
    Henrik Falhammar
    Department of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Diabetes H F, Karolinska University Hospital, SE 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden Departments of Molecular Medicine and Surgery H F, An N, and Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics A B, M L, P L, Karolinska Institutet, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden Department of Child Psychiatry A B, Medical University of Warsaw, 02 091 Warsaw, Poland Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology M L, University of Gothenburg, SE 405 30 Gothenburg, Sweden Department of Women s and Children s Health and Center for Molecular Medicine Ag N, Karolinska Institutet, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden Departments of Pediatric Surgery Ag N, and Pediatric Endocrinology An N, Astrid Lindgren Children Hospital, Karolinska University Hospital, SE 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden Department of Clinical Neuroscience L F, Karolinska Institutet, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Research Center L F, SE 11330 Stockholm, Sweden
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 99:E554-60. 2014
    ..Reports on psychiatric morbidity in males with congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) are lacking...
  23. doi One hundred years of congenital adrenal hyperplasia in Sweden: a retrospective, population-based cohort study
    Sebastian Gidlöf
    Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Centre for Molecular Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Karolinska University Hospital Huddinge, Stockholm, Sweden Electronic address
    Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol 1:35-42. 2013
    ..We aimed to assess the effect of historical medical improvements in the care of patients with this disorder over time and to assess the effects of neonatal screening in Sweden...
  24. ncbi Genetic association analysis of the adiponectin polymorphisms in type 1 diabetes with and without diabetic nephropathy
    Jun Ma
    Rolf Luft Center for Diabetes Research, Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Karolinska Institute, SE 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
    J Diabetes Complications 21:28-33. 2007
    ..However, the genetic influence of the ACDC gene in T1D and diabetic microvascular complications is still unclear. The present study aims to evaluate the association of the ACDC genetic variation in T1D and diabetic nephropathy (DN)...
  25. pmc Adult case of partial trisomy 9q
    Keith Tiong
    School of Medicine, James Cook University, Queensland, Australia
    BMC Med Genet 11:26. 2010
    ..This is the first reported case of an extensive endocrinology investigation of short stature in trisomy 9q and the outcome of growth hormone treatment...
  26. ncbi Transient cardiac arrhythmias related to lopinavir/ritonavir in two patients with HIV infection
    Santosh K Chaubey
    Department of Medicine, Cairns Base Hospital, PO Box 902, Cairns, QLD 4870, Australia
    Sex Health 6:254-7. 2009
    ..These two cases highlight the importance of considering lopinavir/ritonavir induced arrhythmias when dealing with HIV-positive individuals...