Dimitrios G Goulis

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Affiliation: University of Athens
Country: Greece

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Serum inhibin-B and follicle stimulating hormone as predictors of the presence of sperm in testicular fine needle aspirate in men with azoospermia
    Dimitrios G Goulis
    Unit of Reproductive Endocrinology, First Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Hormones (Athens) 7:140-7. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Serum inhibin B and anti-Müllerian hormone are not superior to follicle-stimulating hormone as predictors of the presence of sperm in testicular fine-needle aspiration in men with azoospermia
    Dimitrios G Goulis
    First Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Unit of Reproductive Endocrinology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Fertil Steril 91:1279-84. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Thyroid diseases and female reproduction
    G Mintziori
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Minerva Med 103:47-62. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Inhibin B and anti-Müllerian hormone in spermatic vein of subfertile men with varicocele
    Dimitrios Ch Goulis
    Unit of Reproductive Endocrinology, First Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    Reprod Sci 18:551-5. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Serum anti-Müllerian hormone levels differentiate control from subfertile men but not men with different causes of subfertility
    Dimitrios G Goulis
    Unit of Reproductive Endocrinology, First Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Gynecol Endocrinol 24:158-60. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Metabolic syndrome and reproduction: I. testicular function
    Dimitrios G Goulis
    Unit of Reproductive Endocrinology, First Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Gynecol Endocrinol 24:33-9. 2008
  7. doi request reprint EMAS position statement: Non-hormonal management of menopausal vasomotor symptoms
    Gesthimani Mintziori
    Unit of Reproductive Endocrinology, First Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    Maturitas 81:410-3. 2015
  8. doi request reprint EMAS position statement: Fertility preservation
    Gesthimani Mintziori
    Unit of Reproductive Endocrinology, First Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    Maturitas 77:85-9. 2014
  9. ncbi request reprint ThinPrep are superior to conventional smears in the cytological diagnosis of subfertile men by testicular fine-needle aspiration
    Grigoris Grimbizis
    Unit of Reproductive Endocrinology, 1st Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Papageorgiou General Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Diagn Cytopathol 36:1-7. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Thyroid function during ovarian stimulation: a systematic review
    Gesthimani Mintziori
    Unit of Reproductive Endocrinology, First Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Fertil Steril 96:780-5. 2011

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  1. ncbi request reprint Serum inhibin-B and follicle stimulating hormone as predictors of the presence of sperm in testicular fine needle aspirate in men with azoospermia
    Dimitrios G Goulis
    Unit of Reproductive Endocrinology, First Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Hormones (Athens) 7:140-7. 2008
    ..The primary aim of this study was to compare Iotanh-B with FSH as predictors of the recovery of sperm in testicular fine needle aspirate in men with azoospermia...
  2. doi request reprint Serum inhibin B and anti-Müllerian hormone are not superior to follicle-stimulating hormone as predictors of the presence of sperm in testicular fine-needle aspiration in men with azoospermia
    Dimitrios G Goulis
    First Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Unit of Reproductive Endocrinology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Fertil Steril 91:1279-84. 2009
    ..To compare FSH, inhibin B (INHB), and anti-Müllerian hormone (AMH) as predictors of the recovery of sperm in testicular fine-needle aspiration biopsy (FNA) performed in men with azoospermia...
  3. ncbi request reprint Thyroid diseases and female reproduction
    G Mintziori
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Minerva Med 103:47-62. 2012
    ..This is of major clinical significance, as anti-thyroid antibodies are surprisingly prevalent in pregnancy, especially during the first two trimesters...
  4. doi request reprint Inhibin B and anti-Müllerian hormone in spermatic vein of subfertile men with varicocele
    Dimitrios Ch Goulis
    Unit of Reproductive Endocrinology, First Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    Reprod Sci 18:551-5. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate Inh-B and AMH concentrations in the spermatic vein of subfertile men with varicocele...
  5. ncbi request reprint Serum anti-Müllerian hormone levels differentiate control from subfertile men but not men with different causes of subfertility
    Dimitrios G Goulis
    Unit of Reproductive Endocrinology, First Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Gynecol Endocrinol 24:158-60. 2008
    ..To determine stimulated serum anti-Mllerian hormone (AMH) levels in men with different causes of subfertility...
  6. doi request reprint Metabolic syndrome and reproduction: I. testicular function
    Dimitrios G Goulis
    Unit of Reproductive Endocrinology, First Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Gynecol Endocrinol 24:33-9. 2008
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  7. doi request reprint EMAS position statement: Non-hormonal management of menopausal vasomotor symptoms
    Gesthimani Mintziori
    Unit of Reproductive Endocrinology, First Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    Maturitas 81:410-3. 2015
    ..The current EMAS position paper aims to provide to provide guidance for managing peri- and postmenopausal women who cannot or do not wish to take menopausal hormone therapy (MHT)...
  8. doi request reprint EMAS position statement: Fertility preservation
    Gesthimani Mintziori
    Unit of Reproductive Endocrinology, First Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    Maturitas 77:85-9. 2014
    ..The increasing incidence of malignant diseases that often require gonadotoxic treatment and the tendency to become a parent later in life result in an increased need for fertility preservation...
  9. ncbi request reprint ThinPrep are superior to conventional smears in the cytological diagnosis of subfertile men by testicular fine-needle aspiration
    Grigoris Grimbizis
    Unit of Reproductive Endocrinology, 1st Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Papageorgiou General Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Diagn Cytopathol 36:1-7. 2008
    ..These advantages, however, are not translated in improved cytological diagnosis...
  10. doi request reprint Thyroid function during ovarian stimulation: a systematic review
    Gesthimani Mintziori
    Unit of Reproductive Endocrinology, First Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Fertil Steril 96:780-5. 2011
    ..To review the evidence regarding thyroid function and thyroid autoimmunity (TAI) changes in women undergoing ovarian stimulation (OS)...
  11. doi request reprint Inhibin B and anti-Mullerian hormone as markers of persistent spermatogenesis in men with non-obstructive azoospermia: a meta-analysis of diagnostic accuracy studies
    Konstantinos A Toulis
    Unit of Reproductive Endocrinology, First Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Papageorgiou General Hospital, Ring Road, Nea Efkarpia, 54603 Thessaloniki, Greece
    Hum Reprod Update 16:713-24. 2010
    ..Inhibin B (Inh-B) and anti-Müllerian hormone (AMH) have been proposed as direct markers of Sertoli cell function and indirect markers of spermatogenesis...
  12. doi request reprint Thyrotropin receptor autoantibodies and early miscarriages in patients with Hashimoto thyroiditis: a case-control study
    Konstantinos A Toulis
    Unit of Reproductive Endocrinology, First Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki AUTH, Greece
    Gynecol Endocrinol 29:793-6. 2013
    ..We conclude that no role could be advocated for TSHr-Ab in the aetiology of recurrent miscarriages in women with Hashimoto thyroiditis...
  13. doi request reprint Dynamic endocrine test of inhibin B and anti-Müllerian hormone in men with non-obstructive azoospermia
    Christos Tsametis
    Unit of Reproductive Endocrinology, First Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Gynecol Endocrinol 27:661-5. 2011
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  14. doi request reprint Semen analysis by electron and fluorescence microscopy in a case of partial hydatidiform mole reveals a high incidence of abnormal morphology, diploidy, and tetraploidy
    Katerina Chatzimeletiou
    Section of Reproductive Medicine, First Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Aristotle University Medical School, Papageorgiou General Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Fertil Steril 95:2430.e1-5. 2011
    ..To perform a highly detailed semen analysis in a man whose wife had a partial mole...
  15. doi request reprint Risk of spontaneous miscarriage in euthyroid women with thyroid autoimmunity undergoing IVF: a meta-analysis
    Konstantinos A Toulis
    Unit of Reproductive Endocrinology Unit for Human Reproduction, First Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical School, Papageorgiou General Hospital, Aristotle University, Ring Road, Nea Efkarpia, 56403 Thessaloniki, Greece
    Eur J Endocrinol 162:643-52. 2010
    ..To investigate whether thyroid autoimmunity (TAI) is associated with increased risk for spontaneous miscarriage in subfertile, euthyroid women undergoing IVF...
  16. ncbi request reprint Idiopathic non-obstructive azoospermia or severe oligozoospermia: a cross-sectional study in 61 Greek men
    Chariklia Giannouli
    First Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Hippocration General Hospital, Constantinoupoleos 49, GR 546 42 Thessaloniki, Greece
    Int J Androl 27:101-7. 2004
    ..In conclusion, men with INOA have more severe testiculopathy than these with infertility of known causes. These men may be at increased risk of developing partial androgen deficiency of the aging male...
  17. pmc An observational study reveals that neonatal vitamin D is primarily determined by maternal contributions: implications of a new assay on the roles of vitamin D forms
    Spyridon N Karras
    Unit of Reproductive Endocrinology, First Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Nutr J 12:77. 2013
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  18. doi request reprint Meta-analysis of cardiovascular disease risk markers in women with polycystic ovary syndrome
    Konstantinos A Toulis
    Unit of Reproductive Endocrinology, First Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Papageorgiou General Hospital, Ring Road, 56403 Nea Efkapria, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Hum Reprod Update 17:741-60. 2011
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Prediction of maternal and neonatal adverse outcomes in pregnant women treated for hypothyroidism
    Maria K Poulasouchidou
    Unit of Reproductive Endocrinology, First Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Hormones (Athens) 11:468-76. 2012
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint R831X mutation of the androgen receptor gene in an adolescent with complete androgen insensitivity syndrome and bilateral testicular hamartomata
    Dimitrios G Goulis
    Unit of Reproductive Endocrinology, First Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Papageorgiou General Hospital, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Hormones (Athens) 5:200-4. 2006
    ..Complete androgen insensitivity syndrome must be considered in any case of primary amenorrhea. Gonadectomy must be planned to eliminate the risk of gonadal malignancy...
  21. ncbi request reprint Glutathione-S-transferase M1 and T1 and cytochrome P1A1 genetic polymorphisms and susceptibility to cervical intraepithelial neoplasia in Greek women
    Theodoros Agorastos
    1st Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Papageorgiou General Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Eur J Cancer Prev 16:498-504. 2007
    ..According to our results, glutathione-S-transferase T1 and M1 and cytochrome P1A1 genetic polymporphisms do not appear to be a risk factor for cervical disease irrespective of smoking habits...
  22. doi request reprint EMAS position statement: Testosterone replacement therapy in the aging male‏
    Christina Dimopoulou
    Unit of Reproductive Endocrinology, First Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Ring Road Nea Efkarpia, 564 29 Thessaloniki, Greece Electronic address
    Maturitas 84:94-9. 2016
    ..Whether testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) should be offered to those individuals is still under extensive debate...
  23. doi request reprint Association of TSH concentrations and thyroid autoimmunity with IVF outcome in women with TSH concentrations within normal adult range
    Gesthimani Mintziori
    Unit of Reproductive Endocrinology and Unit of Human Reproduction, First Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Gynecol Obstet Invest 77:84-8. 2014
    ..This study aimed to evaluate the association of thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) concentrations and presence of thyroid autoimmunity (TAI) with the live birth rate in euthyroid women undergoing in vitro fertilization (IVF)...
  24. doi request reprint Efficacy and safety of metformin during pregnancy in women with gestational diabetes mellitus or polycystic ovary syndrome: a systematic review
    Maria Elena Lautatzis
    Unit of Reproductive Endocrinology, First Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada Electronic address
    Metabolism 62:1522-34. 2013
    ..However, as metformin crosses the placenta, its use during pregnancy raises concerns regarding potential adverse effects on the mother and fetus...
  25. doi request reprint Thyroid autoimmunity and miscarriages: the corpus luteum hypothesis
    Konstantinos A Toulis
    Unit of Reproductive Endocrinology, First Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Papageorgiou General Hospital, Ring Road, Nea Efkarpia, 56403 Thessaloniki, Greece
    Med Hypotheses 73:1060-2. 2009
    ..This hypothesis, if confirmed, might have major clinical implications, such as the detection of high-risk pregnancies and the elucidation of progesterone role in the prevention of miscarriages...
  26. doi request reprint Intravenous albumin administration for the prevention of severe ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome: a systematic review and metaanalysis
    Christos A Venetis
    Unit for Human Reproduction, 1st Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Fertil Steril 95:188-96, 196.e1-3. 2011
    ..following question: does intravenous albumin administration reduce the risk of severe ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS) occurrence following ovarian stimulation with gonadotrophins and GnRH analogues for IVF in high-risk patients?..
  27. doi request reprint Serum and seminal plasma ghrelin levels in men with normospermia and dyspermia
    Dimitrios Panidis
    Division of Endocrinology and Human Reproduction, Second Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Gynecol Endocrinol 24:320-5. 2008
    ..To investigate the existence of ghrelin in seminal plasma and the levels of serum ghrelin in men with normospermia and dyspermia...
  28. doi request reprint The Sertoli cell: Novel clinical potentiality
    Paschalia K Iliadou
    Unit of Reproductive Endocrinology, First Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    Hormones (Athens) 14:504-14. 2015
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint A rare case of a parathyroid adenoma inside a parathyroid cyst
    Spyridon N Karras
    Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Agios Pavlos General Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Arq Bras Endocrinol Metabol 58:776-8. 2014
    ..Rarely, PCs produce excessive amounts of parathyroid hormone (PTH), resulting in primary hyperparathyroidism. We report a case of functional PC, describing its diagnostic and therapeutic approach...
  30. doi request reprint Vitamin D in human reproduction: a narrative review
    Panagiotis Anagnostis
    Unit of Reproductive Endocrinology, First Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Papageorgiou General Hospital, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Int J Clin Pract 67:225-35. 2013
    ..Special attention has been given to the effect of vitamin D supplementation on fertility outcomes in both sexes...
  31. pmc The effects of sperm quality on embryo development after intracytoplasmic sperm injection
    Kalliopi E Loutradi
    Unit for Human Reproduction, 1st Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Papageorgiou General Hospital, Ring Road, Nea Efkarpia, Thessaloniki, 546 03, Greece
    J Assist Reprod Genet 23:69-74. 2006
    ..To explore the possible relationship between sperm quality and embryo development, pregnancy and implantation rates, in patients undergoing intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI)...
  32. ncbi request reprint Endogenous intact PTH is suppressed during Teriparatide (rhPTH 1-34) administration in postmenopausal women with established osteoporosis
    Athanasios D Anastasilakis
    Department of Endocrinology, Hippocration General Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Endocr J 55:613-6. 2008
    ..The aim of this prospective trial was to evaluate the acute and chronic effects of TPTD in endogenous intact PTH (iPTH) levels in postmenopausal women with established osteoporosis...
  33. doi request reprint Selenium supplementation in the treatment of Hashimoto's thyroiditis: a systematic review and a meta-analysis
    Konstantinos A Toulis
    Unit of Reproductive Endocrinology, First Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Papageorgiou General Hospital, Ring Road, Nea Efkarpia, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Thyroid 20:1163-73. 2010
    ....
  34. doi request reprint Serum high-sensitivity C-reactive protein and homocysteine changes during hormonal therapy in women with polycystic ovary syndrome: a prospective, matched study
    Anastasios Makedos
    Second Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    Angiology 61:595-601. 2010
    ..001). The other 4 regimes only resulted in a reduction of Hcy levels (P < .001). In conclusion, the 17beta-estradiol/cyproterone acetate regime had the most favorable effects in women with PCOS regarding serum levels of hsCRP and Hcy...
  35. ncbi request reprint The use of Data Mining in the categorization of patients with Azoospermia
    Themistoklis Mikos
    Unit of Reproductive Endocrinology, 1st Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    Hormones (Athens) 4:221-5. 2005
    ..Data Mining is a relatively new field of Medical Informatics. The aim of this study was to compare Data Mining diagnosis with clinical diagnosis by applying a Data Miner (DM) to a clinical dataset of infertile men with azoospermia...
  36. doi request reprint Lipoprotein(a) in postmenopausal women: assessment of cardiovascular risk and therapeutic options
    Panagiotis Anagnostis
    Unit of Reproductive Endocrinology, First Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Int J Clin Pract 70:967-977. 2016
    ..The purpose of this narrative review is to present current data on the role of Lp(a) in augmenting CVD risk in postmenopausal women and focus on the available therapeutic strategies...
  37. ncbi request reprint Hypogonadism and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
    Gesthimani Mintziori
    Unit of Reproductive Endocrinology, First Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Minerva Endocrinol . 2016
    ..The elucidation of the exact role of sex steroids in NAFLD pathogenesis would create a unique opportunity to develop novel therapies to tackle NAFLD disease...
  38. doi request reprint Sarcopenia in post-menopausal women: Is there any role for vitamin D?
    Panagiotis Anagnostis
    Unit of Reproductive Endocrinology, First Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Maturitas 82:56-64. 2015
    ..Recently, special attention has been given to the role of vitamin D on the pathogenesis and therapy of sarcopenia in postmenopausal women...
  39. doi request reprint Comments on gestational diabetes mellitus: from pathophysiology to clinical practice
    Pavlos Poulakos
    Unit of Reproductive Endocrinology, First Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Hormones (Athens) 14:335-44. 2015
    ..GDM comprises a serious yet preventable public health problem and prevention by lifestyle changes, early detection and adequate treatment can lead to better health outcomes for both mothers with GDM and their offspring. ..
  40. doi request reprint Genetic basis of familial isolated hyperparathyroidism: a case series and a narrative review of the literature
    Nikolaos Pontikides
    Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Panagia General Hospital, Venizelou 34b, Pilea, PO Box 55535, Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Bone Miner Metab 32:351-66. 2014
    ..Clinical approach and long-term follow-up are discussed and a narrative review of the genetic basis of this entity has been performed. ..
  41. ncbi request reprint Tibolone therapy in breast cancer survivors: a retrospective study
    Michalis Goutzioulis
    Fourth Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Hippocration General Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 33:68-73. 2007
    ..To investigate a possible relationship between tibolone therapy and recurrence or mortality in breast cancer survivors...
  42. ncbi request reprint A man with 47,XYY karyotype, prolactinoma and a history of first trimester recurrent miscarriages in his wife
    Chrisanthi Zouli
    Unit of Reproductive Endocrinology, First Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Papageorgiou General Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Hormones (Athens) 10:72-5. 2011
    ..During the third attempt, a pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) was performed by fluorescent in-situ hybridization (FISH) technique. Only one out of six (16%) embryos had normal karyotype...
  43. doi request reprint Pituitary incidentalomas: A guide to assessment, treatment and follow-up
    Stavroula Α Paschou
    Unit of Reproductive Endocrinology, First Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece Department of Endocrinology and Diabetes, Hellenic Red Cross Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Maturitas 92:143-9. 2016
    ..Diagnostic, treatment and follow-up strategies should be in alignment with the optimal personalized clinical benefit. ..
  44. doi request reprint Adrenal incidentalomas: A guide to assessment, treatment and follow-up
    Stavroula A Paschou
    Unit of Reproductive Endocrinology, First Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece Department of Endocrinology and Diabetes, Hellenic Red Cross Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Maturitas 92:79-85. 2016
    ..The evidence calls for clinicians to bear in mind the Hippocratian advice "ωϕελέειν ή μη βλάπτειν" ("first do no harm"). ..
  45. doi request reprint Serum humanin concentrations in women with pre-eclampsia compared to women with uncomplicated pregnancies
    Panagiotis Nikolakopoulos
    a First Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med . 2017
    ..To compare serum humanin concentrations in pregnant women with and without pre-eclampsia (PE)...
  46. ncbi request reprint Galanin in pregnancy: is there an association with birth weight and gestational diabetes?
    Eleni Bili
    a First Department of Obstetrics Gynecology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med . 2016
    ..To review the actions of galanin during pregnancy and to examine the existence of an association between galanin and birthweight as well as with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM)...
  47. doi request reprint Thyroid function and IVF outcome: when to investigate and when to intervene?
    Gesthimani Mintziori
    aUnit of Reproductive Endocrinology bUnit of Human Reproduction, 1st Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 28:191-7. 2016
    ..To summarize the evidence regarding the need to assess thyroid function in women undergoing ovarian stimulation as well as the need to intervene when thyroid function is suboptimal...
  48. doi request reprint Haemophilia A and B as a cause for secondary osteoporosis and increased fracture risk
    Panagiotis Anagnostis
    aFirst Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical School, Unit of Reproductive Endocrinology bSecond Propedeutic Department of Internal Medicine, Haemophilia Centre of Northern Greece, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis 26:599-603. 2015
    ..In any case, individualized multidisciplinary approach and careful assessment and management of fracture risk are recommended. ..
  49. doi request reprint EMAS position statement: Late parenthood
    Gesthimani Mintziori
    First Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Maturitas 76:200-4. 2013
    ..During the last decades, couples in Europe have been delaying parenthood, mainly due to socio-demographic factors that include increased rates of university education and employment in women and poorer financial status...
  50. ncbi request reprint The effects of incretins on energy homeostasis: physiology and implications for the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus and obesity
    Spyridon Karras
    Unit of Reproductive Endocrinology, First Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Curr Vasc Pharmacol 10:781-91. 2012
    ..These agents exert several beneficial effects that minimize cardiovascular risk...
  51. ncbi request reprint Dexamethasone plus somatostatin-analog manipulation as bone metastasis microenvironment-targeting therapy for the treatment of castration-resistant prostate cancer: a meta-analysis of uncontrolled studies
    Konstantinos A Toulis
    Unit of Reproductive Endocrinology, First Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Papageorgiou General Hospital, Ring Road, 54601 Nea Efkarpia, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Anticancer Res 32:3283-9. 2012
    ....
  52. doi request reprint Risk of gestational diabetes mellitus in women with polycystic ovary syndrome: a systematic review and a meta-analysis
    Konstantinos A Toulis
    Unit of Reproductive Endocrinology, First Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Fertil Steril 92:667-77. 2009
    ..To evaluate the risk of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)...
  53. doi request reprint Comparison between 20G and 22G needle for second trimester amniocentesis in terms of technical aspects and short-term complications
    Apostolos P Athanasiadis
    First Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology of Aristotle University, Papageorgiou General Hospital, Thessaloniki 546 03, Greece
    Prenat Diagn 29:761-5. 2009
    ..To compare short-term complications of amniocentesis using 20G versus 22G needle...
  54. doi request reprint Gabapentin for the treatment of hot flashes in women with natural or tamoxifen-induced menopause: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Konstantinos A Toulis
    Unit of Reproductive Endocrinology, First Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Clin Ther 31:221-35. 2009
    ..Various nonhormonal agents have been used for the treatment of hot flashes in women with natural or tamoxifen-induced menopause. Some studies have reported that gabapentin appears to be an effective and well-tolerated treatment modality...
  55. doi request reprint Maternal physical activity before and during early pregnancy as a risk factor for gestational diabetes mellitus
    Vicentia C Harizopoulou
    Unit of Reproductive Endocrinology, First Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Acta Diabetol 47:83-9. 2010
    ..We conclude that physical inactivity before and during early pregnancy is associated with increased risk for developing GDM in late pregnancy...
  56. doi request reprint Acute and chronic Chlamydia pneumoniae infection in pregnancy complicated with preeclampsia
    Alexandra Chrisoulidou
    Unit of Endocrinology and Endocrine Oncology, Theagenio Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Hypertens Pregnancy 30:164-8. 2011
    ..To investigate whether Chlamydia pneumoniae (Cp) infection is more common in women whose current pregnancy is complicated with preeclampsia (PE) as compared to pregnant women without PE...
  57. doi request reprint Serum total adiponectin in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Stergios A Polyzos
    Second Medical Clinic, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Ippokration Hospital, 54642 Thessaloniki, Greece
    Metabolism 60:313-26. 2011
    ..Based on liver histology, serum adiponectin levels are similar in NAFL patients and controls, but hypoadiponectinemia may play an important pathophysiological role in the progression from NAFL to NASH...
  58. doi request reprint Ectopic thyroid tissue: anatomical, clinical, and surgical implications of a rare entity
    George Noussios
    Laboratory of Anatomy in Department of Physical Education and Sports Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Eur J Endocrinol 165:375-82. 2011
    ..This review provides current understanding about the wide clinical spectrum of this rare condition, also referring to optimal diagnostic approach, differential diagnosis, and management strategies...
  59. ncbi request reprint Impairments in microvascular function and skeletal muscle oxygenation in women with gestational diabetes mellitus: links to cardiovascular disease risk factors
    Konstantina Dipla
    Laboratory of Exercise Physiology and Biochemistry, Department of Physical Education and Sports Science at Serres, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Ippokratous 22, Agios Ioannis, Serres, 62110, Greece
    Diabetologia 60:192-201. 2017
    ....
  60. doi request reprint Thyroid nodules: Α guide to assessment, treatment and follow-up
    Stavroula Α Paschou
    Unit of Reproductive Endocrinology, First Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece Department of Endocrinology and Diabetes, Hellenic Red Cross Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Maturitas 96:1-9. 2017
    ..These assessments will guide management, which can vary from simple follow-up to surgical resection. The indications for surgical management, simple follow-up, conservative therapy or treatment with radioactive iodine are discussed...
  61. doi request reprint MECHANISMS IN ENDOCRINOLOGY: Metabolic syndrome through the female life cycle
    Andromachi Vryonidou
    Department of Endocrinology and DiabetesHellenic Red Cross Hospital, Athanasaki 1, 11526 Athens, GreeceDepartment of Clinical Medicine and Surgery Federico II University of Naples, Naples, ItalyDepartment of Sports Science and Wellness Parthenope University of Naples, Naples, ItalyFertility Techniques SSDUniversity Hospital S Giovanni di Dio e Ruggi d Aragona, Salerno, ItalyUnit of Reproductive EndocrinologyFirst Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Eur J Endocrinol 173:R153-63. 2015
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  62. doi request reprint Pregnancy-Induced hypertension
    Evangelia Kintiraki
    Unit of Reproductive Endocrinology and Unit of Human Reproduction, First Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Hormones (Athens) 14:211-23. 2015
    ..Angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors and angiotensin II antagonists are contraindicated in pregnancy due to their association with increased risk of fetopathy...
  63. doi request reprint Amelioration of cardiovascular risk factors with partial biochemical control of acromegaly
    Sideris P Delaroudis
    Endocrine Clinic, Hippokration General Hospital of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 69:279-84. 2008
    ..Complete remission of acromegaly is associated with favourable changes in cardiovascular risk parameters. We evaluated the effects of suboptimal therapy on haemodynamic, metabolic, inflammatory and coagulation cardiovascular risk indices...
  64. ncbi request reprint Intratubular germ cell neoplasia in a man with ambiguous genitalia, 45,X/46,XY mosaic karyotype, and Y chromosome microdeletions
    Athanasios D Papanikolaou
    Reproductive Endocrinology Unit, 1st Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hippocration General Hospital, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Endocr Pathol 14:177-82. 2003
    ..Third, although the population that requires screening for ITGCN remains controversial, the early postpubertal period could be the optimum time for a testicular biopsy...
  65. ncbi request reprint Oral bisphosphonate adverse effects in 849 patients with metabolic bone diseases
    Athanasios D Anastasilakis
    Department of Endocrinology, Hippocration General Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Hormones (Athens) 6:233-41. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the adverse effects (AEs) of alendronate, etidronate and risedronate prescribed in a non-selected population, attending a single institution on an outpatient basis...
  66. doi request reprint Coincidental thyroid papillary microcarcinoma in a patient treated for a toxic adenoma of the thyroid
    Stergios A Polyzos
    Second Medical Clinic, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Ippokration Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Arch Iran Med 14:149-51. 2011
    ..However, the incidental finding of thyroid carcinoma out of a hyperfunctioning nodule is not adequately reviewed in the literature...
  67. ncbi request reprint Bilateral ovarian agenesis and the presence of the testis-specific protein 1-Y-linked gene: two new features of Mayer-Rokitansky-Küster-Hauser syndrome
    Eirini Plevraki
    Department of Endocrinology, Hippocration General Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Fertil Steril 81:689-92. 2004
    ..To describe the clinical and laboratory features of Mayer-Rokitansky-Küster-Hauser syndrome (MRKH) and to provide evidence for its etiology...
  68. doi request reprint Always important--statistical justification for pooling heterogeneous studies?
    Dimitrios G Goulis
    Fertil Steril 89:1031; author reply 1031-2. 2008
  69. ncbi request reprint Preeclampsia with abnormal liver function tests is associated with cholestasis in a subgroup of cases
    Dimitrios G Goulis
    Maternal and Fetal Disease Group, Institute of Reproductive and Developmental Biology, Imperial College School of Medicine, London, UK
    Hypertens Pregnancy 23:19-27. 2004
    ..To investigate whether women with preeclampsia and abnormal liver function tests have raised serum bile acids...