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Serum resistin levels in women with polycystic ovary syndrome.
- D. Panidis, G. Koliakos, A. Kourtis, D. Farmakiotis, Tzant Mouslech, D. Rousso
- Fertility and sterility
- 1 February 2004
OBJECTIVE To measure serum resistin levels in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and assess possible correlations of resistin to the hormonal and metabolic parameters of the syndrome. … Expand
Association of the T45G polymorphism in exon 2 of the adiponectin gene with polycystic ovary syndrome: role of Delta4-androstenedione.
BACKGROUND Insulin resistance is a prominent feature of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), independent of obesity. It is possible that insulin resistance in PCOS is genetically determined. Adiponectin… Expand
Serum parathyroid hormone concentrations are increased in women with polycystic ovary syndrome.
- D. Panidis, C. Balaris, +6 authors E. Diamanti-Kandarakis
- Medicine, Biology
- Clinical chemistry
- 1 September 2005
BACKGROUND The present study was designed to investigate the effects of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and of obesity on serum parathyroid hormone (RhoTauEta), 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25-OH-vitamin… Expand
Serum adiponectin levels in women with polycystic ovary syndrome.
- D. Panidis, A. Kourtis, D. Farmakiotis, Tzant Mouslech, D. Rousso, G. Koliakos
- Biology, Medicine
- Human reproduction
- 1 September 2003
BACKGROUND Adiponectin is regarded as a possible link between adiposity and insulin resistance. The study aim was to measure serum adiponectin levels in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)… Expand
Plasma metastin levels are negatively correlated with insulin resistance and free androgens in women with polycystic ovary syndrome.
OBJECTIVE This study was designed to:  measure, for the first time, metastin (kisspeptin) levels in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), a condition associated with hypersecretion of LH… Expand
Oxidised low-density lipoprotein concentration - early marker of an altered lipid metabolism in young women with PCOS.
OBJECTIVE Women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) are assumed to be at increased risk for cardiovascular diseases. This study examined the variations in oxidised low-density lipoprotein (OxLDL)… Expand
A polymorphism in the resistin gene promoter is associated with body mass index in women with polycystic ovary syndrome.
- N. Xita, I. Georgiou, A. Tsatsoulis, A. Kourtis, A. Kukuvitis, D. Panidis
- Fertility and sterility
- 1 November 2004
Resistin does not appear to be a major gene predisposing to polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). However, an association of a resistin variant with body mass index was found in women with PCOS,… Expand
Serum vaspin levels in normal pregnancy in comparison with non-pregnant women.
- A. Giomisi, A. Kourtis, +7 authors C. Giannoulis
- European journal of endocrinology
- 1 April 2011
OBJECTIVE Pregnancy represents a state of insulin resistance (IR). Vaspin (SERPINA12) is a novel insulin-sensitizing adipokine that might be implicated in endogenous glucose regulation. However, its… Expand
Primary primitive neuroectodermal tumor of the cervix confirmed with molecular analysis in a 23-year-old woman: A case report.
- S. Masoura, A. Kourtis, +4 authors T. Agorastos
- Pathology, research and practice
- 15 April 2012
Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumor (PNET) of the genital tract is very rare, especially in the cervix. A case report of a young woman with a diagnosis of PNET originating from the uterine cervix is… Expand
Serum thyrotropin concentration as a biochemical predictor of thyroid malignancy in patients presenting with thyroid nodules
- S. Polyzos, Marina Κita, +7 authors A. Avramidis
- Journal of Cancer Research and Clinical Oncology
- 8 March 2008
PurposeSerum thyrotropin (TSH) is a well-established growth factor for thyroid nodules and suppression of TSH concentrations by administering exogenous thyroxine may interfere with the growth of… Expand