Peter H Sonksen

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Affiliation: King's College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Psychometric properties of two measures of psychological well-being in adult growth hormone deficiency
    Carolyn V McMillan
    Department of Psychology, Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham, Surrey, TW20 0EX, UK
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 4:16. 2006
  2. pmc Preliminary development of a new individualised questionnaire measuring quality of life in older men with age-related hormonal decline: the A-RHDQoL
    Carolyn V McMillan
    Department of Psychology, Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham, Surrey, UK
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 1:51. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Insulin, growth hormone and sport
    P H Sonksen
    Guy s, King s and St Thomas School of Medicine, St Thomas Hospital, London SE1 7EH, UK
    J Endocrinol 170:13-25. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint Lies, damn lies and statistics
    Peter H Sonksen
    St Thomas Hospital and King s College, London, UK
    Growth Horm IGF Res 15:173-6. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint The effects of growth hormone and/or testosterone in healthy elderly men: a randomized controlled trial
    Manthos G Giannoulis
    Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology, GKT School of Medicine, King s College London, St Thomas Hospital, London SE1 7EH, UK
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:477-84. 2006
  6. pmc The effects of growth hormone and/or testosterone on whole body protein kinetics and skeletal muscle gene expression in healthy elderly men: a randomized controlled trial
    Manthos G Giannoulis
    Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology, Division of Medicine King s College London, St Thomas s Hospital London, London, UK
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 93:3066-74. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Insulin-like growth factor I has a direct effect on glucose and protein metabolism, but no effect on lipid metabolism in type 1 diabetes
    Helen L Simpson
    Department of Endocrinology and Diabetes, St Thomas Hospital, GKT School of Medicine, London, United Kingdom SE1 7EH
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 89:425-32. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint The effect of a six-month exercise program on very low-density lipoprotein apolipoprotein B secretion in type 2 diabetes
    Saima Alam
    Department of Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Internal Medicine, St Thomas Hospital, Guys, Kings and St Thomas School of Medicine, Kings College, London SE1 7EH, United Kingdom
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 89:688-94. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Toward the development of a test for growth hormone (GH) abuse: a study of extreme physiological ranges of GH-dependent markers in 813 elite athletes in the postcompetition setting
    Marie Louise Healy
    Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology, GKT School of Medicine, St Thomas Hospital, London, UK
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 90:641-9. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Recombinant human growth hormone treatment in elderly patients undergoing elective total hip replacement
    Andrew J Weissberger
    Department of Endocrinology, St Thomas Hospital, London, UK
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 58:99-107. 2003

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Publications18

  1. pmc Psychometric properties of two measures of psychological well-being in adult growth hormone deficiency
    Carolyn V McMillan
    Department of Psychology, Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham, Surrey, TW20 0EX, UK
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 4:16. 2006
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  2. pmc Preliminary development of a new individualised questionnaire measuring quality of life in older men with age-related hormonal decline: the A-RHDQoL
    Carolyn V McMillan
    Department of Psychology, Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham, Surrey, UK
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 1:51. 2003
    ..A-RHDQoL design was based on the HDQoL for people with growth hormone (GH) deficiency and the ADDQoL (for diabetes)...
  3. ncbi request reprint Insulin, growth hormone and sport
    P H Sonksen
    Guy s, King s and St Thomas School of Medicine, St Thomas Hospital, London SE1 7EH, UK
    J Endocrinol 170:13-25. 2001
    ..Both methods need further validation before implementation. Research work carried out as part of the fight against doping in sport has opened up a new and exciting area of endocrinology...
  4. ncbi request reprint Lies, damn lies and statistics
    Peter H Sonksen
    St Thomas Hospital and King s College, London, UK
    Growth Horm IGF Res 15:173-6. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint The effects of growth hormone and/or testosterone in healthy elderly men: a randomized controlled trial
    Manthos G Giannoulis
    Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology, GKT School of Medicine, King s College London, St Thomas Hospital, London SE1 7EH, UK
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:477-84. 2006
    ..Declines in GH and testosterone (Te) secretion may contribute to the detrimental aging changes of elderly men...
  6. pmc The effects of growth hormone and/or testosterone on whole body protein kinetics and skeletal muscle gene expression in healthy elderly men: a randomized controlled trial
    Manthos G Giannoulis
    Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology, Division of Medicine King s College London, St Thomas s Hospital London, London, UK
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 93:3066-74. 2008
    ..Alterations of protein turnover may contribute to the progressive decline of muscle mass with aging...
  7. ncbi request reprint Insulin-like growth factor I has a direct effect on glucose and protein metabolism, but no effect on lipid metabolism in type 1 diabetes
    Helen L Simpson
    Department of Endocrinology and Diabetes, St Thomas Hospital, GKT School of Medicine, London, United Kingdom SE1 7EH
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 89:425-32. 2004
    ..This suggests that IGF-I acts in concert with insulin and may have an important role in maintaining glucose homeostasis and protein metabolism in type 1 diabetes...
  8. ncbi request reprint The effect of a six-month exercise program on very low-density lipoprotein apolipoprotein B secretion in type 2 diabetes
    Saima Alam
    Department of Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Internal Medicine, St Thomas Hospital, Guys, Kings and St Thomas School of Medicine, Kings College, London SE1 7EH, United Kingdom
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 89:688-94. 2004
    ..This study demonstrates that in type 2 diabetes, a supervised exercise program reduces VLDL apoB pool size, which may be due to a decrease in VLDL apoB secretion rate...
  9. ncbi request reprint Toward the development of a test for growth hormone (GH) abuse: a study of extreme physiological ranges of GH-dependent markers in 813 elite athletes in the postcompetition setting
    Marie Louise Healy
    Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology, GKT School of Medicine, St Thomas Hospital, London, UK
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 90:641-9. 2005
    ..Normative data applicable to white athletes are provided. This provides important groundwork for the development of a test for GH abuse, although these values may be specific for the reagents and assays used...
  10. ncbi request reprint Recombinant human growth hormone treatment in elderly patients undergoing elective total hip replacement
    Andrew J Weissberger
    Department of Endocrinology, St Thomas Hospital, London, UK
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 58:99-107. 2003
    ..We examined the effects of recombinant human growth hormone (GH) treatment on body composition and physical performance in elderly patients undergoing elective total hip replacement...
  11. ncbi request reprint Exercising in the cold inhibits growth hormone secretion by reducing the rise in core body temperature
    Adam Wheldon
    Department of Medicine, Guy s, King s and St Thomas School of Medicine, King s College London, London SE1 7EH, UK
    Growth Horm IGF Res 16:125-31. 2006
    ..It is unknown whether temperature affects GH secretion at exercise intensities above the anaerobic threshold when other factors may override the relationship seen at lower intensities...
  12. ncbi request reprint Combined growth hormone/insulin-like growth factor I in addition to glutamine-supplemented TPN results in net protein anabolism in critical illness
    Paul V Carroll
    Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology, St Thomas Hospital, London SE1 7EH, UK
    Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 286:E151-7. 2004
    ..75 +/- 0.14 vs. 0.33 +/- 0.12 g protein.kg-1.day-1, study 1 vs. study 2, P < 0.05). Therapy with GH/IGF-I + TPNGLN, unlike nutrition alone, resulted in net positive protein balance in a group of critically ill patients...
  13. ncbi request reprint Effect of growth hormone (GH) on glycerol and free fatty acid metabolism during exhaustive exercise in GH-deficient adults
    J Gibney
    Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology, Guys, Kings and St Thomas School of Medicine, St Thomas Hospital, London SE1 7EH, United Kingdom
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 88:1792-7. 2003
    ..Further studies are required to determine whether reduced mobilization of fat during exercise contributes to reduced exercise capacity and increased body fat in GH-deficient adults...
  14. ncbi request reprint Growth hormone therapy may benefit protein metabolism in mitochondrial encephalomyopathy
    P V Carroll
    Division of Medicine, St Thomas Hospital, London
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 47:113-7. 1997
    ..Mitochondrial encephalomyopathy, a wasting disorder, may be a disease in which the known protein anabolic effect of GH may have a therapeutic benefit...
  15. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in growth hormone response to exercise before and after rhGH administration and the effect of rhGH on the hormone profile of fit normal adults
    M G Giannoulis
    Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology, Division of Medicine, King s College London, St Thomas s Hospital, London, UK
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 62:315-22. 2005
    ..The aim of the study was to examine and compare the impact of rhGH on the exercise-induced GH response in healthy normal men and women...
  16. ncbi request reprint Treatment of acromegaly by external irradiation
    A F Macleod
    Department of Radiotherapy and Oncology, St Thomas Hospital, London, UK
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 30:303-14. 1989
    ..One patient suffered visual loss that was most likely to be secondary to the radiotherapy. We also report the histological appearances of the pituitary fossa in five subjects previously treated with radiotherapy...
  17. ncbi request reprint Effects of growth hormone and/or testosterone on very low density lipoprotein apolipoprotein B100 kinetics and plasma lipids in healthy elderly men: a randomised controlled trial
    Manthos G Giannoulis
    Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology, St Thomas s Hospital, GKT School of Medicine, King s College London, SE1 7EH, United Kingdom
    Growth Horm IGF Res 16:308-17. 2006
    ..To assess the effects of low dose recombinant growth hormone (GH), testosterone (T) and combined GH and T, on lipid profiles and very low density lipoprotein apolipoprotein B (VLDL apoB) metabolism...
  18. doi request reprint Commentary on Graham et al.: physical effects of short-term rhGH administration in abstinent steroid dependency
    Peter H Sonksen
    Developmental Origins of Health and Disease Division, School of Medicine, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK phsonksen aol com
    Horm Res 69:355-6. 2008