Fausto Bogazzi

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Affiliation: University of Pisa
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Treatment with lithium prevents serum thyroid hormone increase after thionamide withdrawal and radioiodine therapy in patients with Graves' disease
    Fausto Bogazzi
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Pisa, 56124 Pisa, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 87:4490-5. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint PPARgamma inhibits GH synthesis and secretion and increases apoptosis of pituitary GH-secreting adenomas
    Fausto Bogazzi
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Pisa, 56124, Pisa, Italy
    Eur J Endocrinol 150:863-75. 2004
  3. doi request reprint Glucocorticoids are preferable to thionamides as first-line treatment for amiodarone-induced thyrotoxicosis due to destructive thyroiditis: a matched retrospective cohort study
    Fausto Bogazzi
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Pisa, 56124 Pisa, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 94:3757-62. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Apoptosis is reduced in the colonic mucosa of patients with acromegaly
    Fausto Bogazzi
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 63:683-8. 2005
  5. doi request reprint Transgenic mice overexpressing growth hormone (GH) have reduced or increased cardiac apoptosis through activation of multiple GH-dependent or -independent cell death pathways
    Fausto Bogazzi
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Endocrinology 149:5758-69. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Treatment of type II amiodarone-induced thyrotoxicosis by either iopanoic acid or glucocorticoids: a prospective, randomized study
    Fausto Bogazzi
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Pisa, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 88:1999-2002. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Identification of acromegalic patients at risk of developing colonic adenomas
    Fausto Bogazzi
    Dipartimento di Endocrinologia e Metabolismo, Universita di Pisa, Ospedale Cisanello, Via Paradisa 2, 56124 Pisa, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:1351-6. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Glucocorticoid response in amiodarone-induced thyrotoxicosis resulting from destructive thyroiditis is predicted by thyroid volume and serum free thyroid hormone concentrations
    Fausto Bogazzi
    Department of Endocrinology, University of Pisa, Ospedale Cisanello, Via Paradisa, 2, 56124 Pisa, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 92:556-62. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Changes in the expression of the peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma gene in the colonic polyps and colonic mucosa of acromegalic patients
    Fausto Bogazzi
    Department of Endocrinology, University of Pisa, 56124 Pisa, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 88:3938-42. 2003
  10. doi request reprint Growth hormone is necessary for the p53-mediated, obesity-induced insulin resistance in male C57BL/6J x CBA mice
    Fausto Bogazzi
    MD, PhD, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Section of Endocrinology, University of Pisa, Ospedale Cisanello, Via Paradisa 2, 56124 Pisa, Italy or
    Endocrinology 154:4226-36. 2013

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  1. ncbi request reprint Treatment with lithium prevents serum thyroid hormone increase after thionamide withdrawal and radioiodine therapy in patients with Graves' disease
    Fausto Bogazzi
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Pisa, 56124 Pisa, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 87:4490-5. 2002
    ..Accordingly, a short course of lithium therapy can be considered a useful adjunct to RAI therapy to obtain a prompter control of thyrotoxicosis and avoid its transient exacerbation because of MMI withdrawal and RAI administration...
  2. ncbi request reprint PPARgamma inhibits GH synthesis and secretion and increases apoptosis of pituitary GH-secreting adenomas
    Fausto Bogazzi
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Pisa, 56124, Pisa, Italy
    Eur J Endocrinol 150:863-75. 2004
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Glucocorticoids are preferable to thionamides as first-line treatment for amiodarone-induced thyrotoxicosis due to destructive thyroiditis: a matched retrospective cohort study
    Fausto Bogazzi
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Pisa, 56124 Pisa, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 94:3757-62. 2009
    ..Type 2 amiodarone-induced thyrotoxicosis (AIT) is a destructive thyroiditis usually responsive to glucocorticoids; however, recent surveys showed that many expert thyroidologists worldwide use thionamides for type 2 AIT patients...
  4. ncbi request reprint Apoptosis is reduced in the colonic mucosa of patients with acromegaly
    Fausto Bogazzi
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 63:683-8. 2005
    ..GH and IGF-1 decrease apoptosis in several cell lines including human colonic adenocarcinoma, but it is unknown whether epithelial cells of colonic mucosa of patients with acromegaly have reduced apoptosis...
  5. doi request reprint Transgenic mice overexpressing growth hormone (GH) have reduced or increased cardiac apoptosis through activation of multiple GH-dependent or -independent cell death pathways
    Fausto Bogazzi
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Endocrinology 149:5758-69. 2008
    ..In conclusion, chronic GH excess reduced apoptosis at a young age, whereas its antiapoptotic action was overwhelmed in older animals by GH-independent mechanisms, leading to increased cell death...
  6. ncbi request reprint Treatment of type II amiodarone-induced thyrotoxicosis by either iopanoic acid or glucocorticoids: a prospective, randomized study
    Fausto Bogazzi
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Pisa, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 88:1999-2002. 2003
    ..221 +/- 111 d, respectively, P < 0.002). This study shows that, albeit both drugs are effective, glucocorticoids are probably the drug of choice for more rapidly curing type II AIT...
  7. ncbi request reprint Identification of acromegalic patients at risk of developing colonic adenomas
    Fausto Bogazzi
    Dipartimento di Endocrinologia e Metabolismo, Universita di Pisa, Ospedale Cisanello, Via Paradisa 2, 56124 Pisa, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:1351-6. 2006
    ..Acromegaly seems to be associated with an increased prevalence of colonic adenomas, although factors affecting their development and recurrence of the latter are not fully known...
  8. ncbi request reprint Glucocorticoid response in amiodarone-induced thyrotoxicosis resulting from destructive thyroiditis is predicted by thyroid volume and serum free thyroid hormone concentrations
    Fausto Bogazzi
    Department of Endocrinology, University of Pisa, Ospedale Cisanello, Via Paradisa, 2, 56124 Pisa, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 92:556-62. 2007
    ..Amiodarone-induced thyrotoxicosis (AIT) resulting from destructive thyroiditis (type 2) is commonly treated with glucocorticoids, but time needed to restore euthyroidism may be unacceptable for patients with underlying cardiac disorders...
  9. ncbi request reprint Changes in the expression of the peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma gene in the colonic polyps and colonic mucosa of acromegalic patients
    Fausto Bogazzi
    Department of Endocrinology, University of Pisa, 56124 Pisa, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 88:3938-42. 2003
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Growth hormone is necessary for the p53-mediated, obesity-induced insulin resistance in male C57BL/6J x CBA mice
    Fausto Bogazzi
    MD, PhD, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Section of Endocrinology, University of Pisa, Ospedale Cisanello, Via Paradisa 2, 56124 Pisa, Italy or
    Endocrinology 154:4226-36. 2013
    ..On the contrary, Lean mice were unaffected by changes of GH action. GH seems to be necessary for the increased adipose p53 expression and for insulin resistance of obese mice. ..
  11. doi request reprint Impact of lithium on efficacy of radioactive iodine therapy for Graves' disease: a cohort study on cure rate, time to cure, and frequency of increased serum thyroxine after antithyroid drug withdrawal
    Fausto Bogazzi
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, and Epidemiology and Biostatistics Unit G R, Institute of Clinical Physiology, National Research Council, 56124 Pisa, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 95:201-8. 2010
    ..Lithium might increase RAI effectiveness by increasing RAI retention in the thyroid. However, whether lithium favorably affects the long-term outcome of RAI therapy is still a matter of argument...
  12. ncbi request reprint Thyroid color flow Doppler sonography: an adjunctive tool for differentiating patients with inappropriate thyrotropin (TSH) secretion due to TSH-secreting pituitary adenoma or resistance to thyroid hormone
    Fausto Bogazzi
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Thyroid 16:989-95. 2006
    ..Thyrotropin (TSH)-secreting pituitary adenoma (TSHoma) and resistance to thyroid hormone (RTH) are two forms of inappropriate TSH secretion. Thyroid blood flow is largely TSH dependent...
  13. doi request reprint Comparison of the effects of primary somatostatin analogue therapy and pituitary adenomectomy on survival in patients with acromegaly: a retrospective cohort study
    Fausto Bogazzi
    Section of Endocrinology, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Pisa, Ospedale Cisanello, Via Paradisa 2, 56124 Pisa, Italy
    Eur J Endocrinol 169:367-76. 2013
    ..Acromegalic patients have an increased risk of mortality. The objective of this study was to compare the effect of different therapies for acromegaly on mortality...
  14. doi request reprint Usefulness of salivary cortisol in the diagnosis of hypercortisolism: comparison with serum and urinary cortisol
    Luca Manetti
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Pisa, Ospedale Cisanello, Via Paradisa 2, 56124 Pisa, Italy
    Eur J Endocrinol 168:315-21. 2013
    ..The aims of the study were: i) to evaluate the performance of salivary cortisol (SC) in hypercortisolism and ii) to compare SC with serum cortisol (SeC) and urinary cortisol...
  15. ncbi request reprint Cardiac expression of adenine nucleotide translocase-1 in transgenic mice overexpressing bovine GH
    Fausto Bogazzi
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Pisa, Ospedale Cisanello, Via Paradisa 2, 56124 Pisa, Italy
    J Endocrinol 194:521-7. 2007
    ..This study demonstrated a direct effect of GH on key proteins involved in energy metabolism of acromegalic hearts...
  16. ncbi request reprint The reduction of bone mineral density in postmenopausal women with primary hyperparathyroidism is higher in the presence of concomitant GH secretion impairment
    Elisabetta Cecconi
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Pisa, Ospedale, Cisanello, Via Paradisa 2, 56124 Pisa, Italy
    Eur J Endocrinol 155:41-5. 2006
    ..To investigate, in a large group of postmenopausal primary hyperparathyroidism (PHP) women, whether the concomitance of GH deficiency (GHD) may contribute to the development of changes in bone mineral density (BMD)...
  17. doi request reprint Reduced colonic apoptosis in mice overexpressing bovine growth hormone occurs through changes in several kinase pathways
    Fausto Bogazzi
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Pisa, Ospedale Cisanello, Pisa, Italy
    Growth Horm IGF Res 19:432-41. 2009
    ..The aim of the study was to investigate colonic apoptosis and underlying molecular mechanisms in transgenic mice overexpressing bovine GH (Acro) aged 3 months (young) or 9 months (elder)...
  18. ncbi request reprint Proportion of type 1 and type 2 amiodarone-induced thyrotoxicosis has changed over a 27-year period in Italy
    Fausto Bogazzi
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 67:533-7. 2007
    ..Type 2 AIT is a destructive thyroiditis, responds to glucocorticoids, and usually does not require further thyroid treatment once euthyroidism has been restored...
  19. ncbi request reprint Abnormal expression of PPAR gamma isoforms in the subcutaneous adipose tissue of patients with Cushing's disease
    Fausto Bogazzi
    Department of Endocrinology, University of Pisa, Italy
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 66:7-12. 2007
    ..Peroxisome proliferators-activated receptor (PPAR)gamma is the master regulator of adipogenesis; however, the expression of PPARgamma isoforms in the subcutaneous adipose tissue (SAT) of patients with Cushing's disease is unknown...
  20. doi request reprint Impact of different cut-off limits of peak GH after GHRH-arginine stimulatory test, single IGF1 measurement, or their combination in identifying adult patients with GH deficiency
    Fausto Bogazzi
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Pisa, Ospedale Cisanello, 56124 Pisa, Italy
    Eur J Endocrinol 164:685-93. 2011
    ..To evaluate the impact of different peak GH cut-off limits after GHRH-Arg test, IGF1 measurement, or their combination in identifying patients with GH deficit (GHD)...
  21. doi request reprint Regulation of cardiac fatty acids metabolism in transgenic mice overexpressing bovine GH
    Fausto Bogazzi
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Pisa, Ospedale Cisanello, Pisa, Italy
    J Endocrinol 201:419-27. 2009
    ..In conclusion, chronic GH excess increased FA metabolism in the young age, whereas its action was overwhelmed in elder ages likely by GH-independent mechanisms, leading to reduced expression of key enzyme of FA metabolism...
  22. doi request reprint Total thyroidectomy in patients with amiodarone-induced thyrotoxicosis and severe left ventricular systolic dysfunction
    Luca Tomisti
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Pisa, Ospedale Cisanello, Via Paradisa, 2, 56124 Pisa, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 97:3515-21. 2012
    ..Usually, medical therapy is the first choice for AIT patients, whereas the role of the thyroidectomy is unsettled...
  23. ncbi request reprint Growth hormone inhibits apoptosis in human colonic cancer cell lines: antagonistic effects of peroxisome proliferator activated receptor-gamma ligands
    Fausto Bogazzi
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Endocrinology 145:3353-62. 2004
    ..The reduced GH-dependent apoptosis can be overcome by PPARgamma ligands, which might be useful chemopreventive agents in acromegalic patients, who have an increased colonic polyps prevalence...
  24. ncbi request reprint Combination of minimally invasive thyroid surgery and local anesthesia associated to iopanoic acid for patients with amiodarone-induced thyrotoxicosis and severe cardiac disorders: a pilot study
    Piero Berti
    Department of General Surgery, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 392:709-13. 2007
    ..Safety and efficacy of minimally invasive video-assisted thyroidectomy performed under regional anesthesia (bilateral modified deep cervical block) in patients with amiodarone-induced thyrotoxicosis was evaluated...
  25. doi request reprint Changes in the expression of suppressor of cytokine signalling (SOCS) 2 in the colonic mucosa of acromegalic patients are associated with hyperplastic polyps
    Fausto Bogazzi
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Pisa, Italy
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 70:898-906. 2009
    ..Acromegalic patients have increased prevalence of colonic polyps. Development of hyperplastic polyps was related to suppressor of cytokine signalling (SOCS) 2 haploinsufficiency in animal models of acromegaly...
  26. ncbi request reprint Improvement of growth hormone deficiency in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism after parathyroidectomy: results of a prospective study
    Elisabetta Cecconi
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Pisa, 56124 Pisa, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 89:1213-6. 2004
    ..Accordingly, GH deficiency in PHP patients must be considered a functional phenomenon for which GH therapy is not recommended...
  27. ncbi request reprint Submandibular salivary gland volume is increased in patients with acromegaly
    Luca Manetti
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Pisa, Italy
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 57:97-100. 2002
    ..Acromegaly is characterized by an enlargement of various organs. The aim of the present study was to evaluate whether acromegalic patients have an increased volume of submandibular salivary glands...
  28. ncbi request reprint Impaired GH secretion to provocative stimuli in two families with hypocalciuric hypercalcaemia
    Elisabetta Cecconi
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 59:604-6. 2003
    ..To determine whether hypercalcemia per se might be responsible for an impairment in GH secretion...
  29. ncbi request reprint High prevalence of cardiac hypertophy without detectable signs of fibrosis in patients with untreated active acromegaly: an in vivo study using magnetic resonance imaging
    Fausto Bogazzi
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 68:361-8. 2008
    ..The aim of the study was to evaluate the proportion of LV hypertrophy and the presence of fibrosis in acromegalic cardiomyopathy in vivo using cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR)...
  30. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for development of coronary heart disease in patients with acromegaly: a five-year prospective study
    Fausto Bogazzi
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Pisa, Ospedale Cisanello, Via Paradisa 2, 56124, Pisa, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 92:4271-7. 2007
    ..Data on coronary heart disease (CHD) are scanty and matter of argument in acromegalic patients...
  31. doi request reprint Continuation of amiodarone delays restoration of euthyroidism in patients with type 2 amiodarone-induced thyrotoxicosis treated with prednisone: a pilot study
    Fausto Bogazzi
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Pisa, Ospedale Cisanello, Via Paradisa, 2, 56124 Pisa, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 96:3374-80. 2011
    ..Type 2 amiodarone-induced thyrotoxicosis (AIT) is a destructive thyroiditis usually responsive to glucocorticoids. Whether continuation of amiodarone affects treatment outcome is unsettled...
  32. doi request reprint Cardiac extrinsic apoptotic pathway is silent in young but activated in elder mice overexpressing bovine GH: interplay with the intrinsic pathway
    Fausto Bogazzi
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Pisa, Ospedale Cisanello, Via Paradisa, 2, 56124 Pisa, Italy
    J Endocrinol 210:231-8. 2011
    ....
  33. doi request reprint Effects of amiodarone, thyroid hormones and CYP2C9 and VKORC1 polymorphisms on warfarin metabolism: a review of the literature
    Luca Tomisti
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Section of Endocrinology, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Endocr Pract 19:1043-9. 2013
    ..To review the literature regarding the interaction among amiodarone therapy, thyroid hormone levels, and warfarin metabolism...
  34. pmc Tumor infiltrating lymphocytes but not serum pituitary antibodies are associated with poor clinical outcome after surgery in patients with pituitary adenoma
    Isabella Lupi
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Pisa, 56124 Pisa, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 95:289-96. 2010
    ..Serum pituitary antibodies (Pit Abs) and tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes (TILs) have been described in pituitary adenomas, but their clinical significance remains unknown...
  35. ncbi request reprint Improvement of intrinsic myocardial contractility and cardiac fibrosis degree in acromegalic patients treated with somatostatin analogues: a prospective study
    Fausto Bogazzi
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 62:590-6. 2005
    ..Acromegalic patients have increased left ventricular (LV) mass (M) and impaired diastolic function...
  36. doi request reprint Disease activity and lifestyle influence comorbidities and cardiovascular events in patients with acromegaly
    Chiara Sardella
    Department of Clinical and Experimental MedicineSection of Endocrinology, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Eur J Endocrinol 175:443-53. 2016
    ..The role of therapy for acromegaly in the event of such complications was also evaluated...
  37. pmc Divergent Effects of Dioxin- or Non-Dioxin-Like Polychlorinated Biphenyls on the Apoptosis of Primary Cell Culture from the Mouse Pituitary Gland
    Francesco Raggi
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Section of Endocrinology, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    PLoS ONE 11:e0146729. 2016
    ..However, the impact of PCBs on the process of pituitary tumorigenesis remains to be elucidated. ..
  38. doi request reprint The beneficial effect of acromegaly control on blood pressure values in normotensive patients
    Chiara Sardella
    Endocrinology Section, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 81:573-81. 2014
    ..Control of acromegaly may ameliorate blood pressure (BP) in hypertensive (HT) patients. We evaluated the impact of acromegaly control on BP values of normotensive (NT) acromegalics...
  39. doi request reprint Changes in coagulation indexes and occurrence of venous thromboembolism in patients with Cushing's syndrome: results from a prospective study before and after surgery
    Luca Manetti
    Department of Endocrinology, University of Pisa, Ospedale Cisanello, Via Paradisa 2, 56124 Pisa, Italy
    Eur J Endocrinol 163:783-91. 2010
    ..To evaluate whether patients with Cushing's syndrome (CS) had i) changes in coagulative and fibrinolytic parameters associated with CS activity and ii) higher prevalence of venous thromboembolic events (VTE)...
  40. ncbi request reprint Thyroid vascularity is increased in patients with active acromegaly
    Fausto Bogazzi
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Pisa, Italy
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 57:65-70. 2002
    ..To determine whether acromegalic patients have increased thyroidal vascularity and blood flow on colour flow Doppler sonography (CFDS)...
  41. doi request reprint Approach to the patient with amiodarone-induced thyrotoxicosis
    Fausto Bogazzi
    Department of Endocrinology, University of Pisa, Ospedale Cisanello, Via Paradisa, 2, 56124 Pisa, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 95:2529-35. 2010
    ..RAI is usually not feasible in AIT due to low RAI uptake values. Thyroidectomy represents a valid option in cases resistant to medical therapy...
  42. doi request reprint Serum pituitary antibodies in normal pregnancy and in patients with postpartum thyroiditis: a nested case-control study
    Luca Manetti
    Department of Endocrinology, University of Pisa, Ospedale Cisanello, Via Paradisa 2, 56124 Pisa, Italy
    Eur J Endocrinol 159:805-9. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate antipituitary antibody (APA) prevalence in a series of patients with postpartum thyroiditis (PPT) during pregnancy and in the postpartum...
  43. doi request reprint The onset time of amiodarone-induced thyrotoxicosis (AIT) depends on AIT type
    Luca Tomisti
    Endocrinology UnitDepartment of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Pisa, Ospedale Cisanello, Via Paradisa, 2, 56124 Pisa, ItalyEndocrine UnitDepartment of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Insubria, 21100 Varese, ItalyUnit of Epidemiology and BiostatisticsInstitute of Clinical Physiology, National Research Council, 56184 Pisa, Italy
    Eur J Endocrinol 171:363-8. 2014
    ..Considering the different pathogenic mechanisms of the two main forms of amiodarone-induced thyrotoxicosis (AIT), we ascertained whether this results in a different onset time as well...
  44. ncbi request reprint Large vestibular aqueduct syndrome: audiological, radiological, clinical, and genetic features
    Stefano Berrettini
    ENT Unit, Neuroscience Department, University of Pisa, 56126 Pisa, Italy
    Am J Otolaryngol 26:363-71. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to analyze the clinical, audiological, radiological, and genetic features of a group of patients affected with large vestibular aqueduct syndrome...
  45. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and functional significance of antipituitary antibodies in patients with autoimmune and non-autoimmune thyroid diseases
    Luca Manetti
    Dipartimento di Endocrinologia, Universita di Pisa, Ospedale Cisanello, Via Paradisa, 2, Pisa, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 92:2176-81. 2007
    ..Circulating antipituitary antibodies (APA) are markers of autoimmune hypophysitis, which may cause deficient pituitary function. The prevalence of APA in autoimmune thyroid disorders (AITD) is uncertain...
  46. ncbi request reprint Preparation with iopanoic acid rapidly controls thyrotoxicosis in patients with amiodarone-induced thyrotoxicosis before thyroidectomy
    Fausto Bogazzi
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Pisa, Cisanello Hospital, Via Paradisa 2, 56124 Pisa, Italy
    Surgery 132:1114-7; discussion 1118. 2002
    ..Mean thyroid volume was 64 mL (range, 10-145 mL)...
  47. ncbi request reprint Peroxisome proliferator activated receptor gamma expression is reduced in the colonic mucosa of acromegalic patients
    Fausto Bogazzi
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 87:2403-6. 2002
    ..0 +/- 1.3 microg/l; IGF-I, 248 +/- 96 microg/l; AcroSMSa: GH, 7.8 +/- 12 microg/l; IGF-I, 429 +/- 221 microg/l;..
  48. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis and management of amiodarone-induced thyrotoxicosis in Europe: results of an international survey among members of the European Thyroid Association
    Luigi Bartalena
    Division of Endocrinology, University of Insubria, Varese, Italy
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 61:494-502. 2004
    ..To determine how expert European thyroidologists assess and treat amiodarone-induced thyrotoxicosis (AIT)...
  49. ncbi request reprint Amiodarone-induced thyrotoxicosis: something new to refine the initial diagnosis?
    Maria Laura Tanda
    Division of Endocrinology, Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Insubria, Ospedale di Circolo, Viale Borri, 57, 21100 Varese, Italy
    Eur J Endocrinol 159:359-61. 2008
  50. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of elevated serum C-reactive protein levels in inflammatory and noninflammatory thyroid disease
    Elizabeth N Pearce
    Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Nutrition, Boston Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Thyroid 13:643-8. 2003
    ..00001). These results indicate that there is only a limited role for measurement of CRP levels in the diagnosis of thyroid diseases other than subacute thyroiditis...
  51. ncbi request reprint Amiodarone-induced thyrotoxicosis: a difficult diagnostic and therapeutic challenge
    Luigi Bartalena
    University of Insubria, Varese, Italy
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 56:23-4. 2002
  52. ncbi request reprint Treatment with thionamides before radioiodine therapy for hyperthyroidism: yes or no?
    Luigi Bartalena
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 90:1256; author reply 1256-7. 2005
  53. ncbi request reprint An update on the pharmacological management of hyperthyroidism due to Graves' disease
    Luigi Bartalena
    Division of Endocrinology, Department of Clinical Medicine, Ospedale di Circolo, University of Insubria, Viale Borri, 57, 21100 Varese, Italy
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 6:851-61. 2005
    ..Neither one has clear advantages in terms of outcome but the latter method is associated with more frequent side effects. Hyperthyroidism relapses in approximately 50% of patients, to whom ablative therapy should be offered...
  54. ncbi request reprint Adjuvant effect of lithium on radioiodine treatment of hyperthyroidism
    Fausto Bogazzi
    Thyroid 12:1153-4. 2002