Amir Hamrahian

Associate Professor

19992019
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Research Output 1999 2019

2019

More Needs to Be Done for Patients with Endocrine Hypertension

Hamrahian, A. H., Dec 2019, In : Endocrinology and metabolism clinics of North America. 48, 4, p. xv-xvi

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Hypertension

The effect of raloxifene on serum prolactin level in patients with prolactinoma

Choudhary, C., Hamrahian, A., Bena, J. F., Recinos, P., Kennedy, L. & Dobri, G., Jul 1 2019, In : Endocrine Practice. 25, 7, p. 684-688 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Prolactinoma
Prolactin
Dopamine Agonists
Serum
Raloxifene Hydrochloride

The evaluation of incidentally discovered adrenal masses

behalf of the AACE Pituitary, Gonad, Adrenal, and Neuroendocrine Disease State Network, Feb 1 2019, In : Endocrine Practice. 25, 2, p. 178-192 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Expert Testimony
Cohort Studies
Cross-Sectional Studies
Hormones
Prospective Studies
2018

Is GH nadir during OGTT a reliable test for diagnosis of acromegaly in patients with abnormal glucose metabolism?

Dobri, G., Niwattisaiwong, S., Bena, J. F., Gupta, M., Kirwan, J., Kennedy, L. & Hamrahian, A., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Endocrine.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Acromegaly
Glucose Tolerance Test
Growth Hormone
Glucose
Routine Diagnostic Tests

Tsh-staining pituitary adenomas: Rare, silent, and plurihoromonal

Santos, C. P., Sandouk, Z., Yogi-Morren, D., Prayson, R., Recinos, P., Kennedy, L., Hamrahian, A. & Pantalone, K. M., Jun 1 2018, In : Endocrine Practice. 24, 6, p. 580-588 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pituitary Neoplasms
Thyrotropin
Staining and Labeling
Adenoma
Neoplasms

Variability of late-night salivary cortisol in cushing disease: A prospective study

Sandouk, Z., Johnston, P., Bunch, D., Wang, S., Bena, J., Hamrahian, A. & Kennedy, L., Jan 1 2018, In : Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. 103, 3, p. 983-990 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pituitary ACTH Hypersecretion
Hydrocortisone
Prospective Studies
Pituitary Diseases
Surgery
2017
Adrenal Insufficiency
Critical Illness
Hydrocortisone
Cosyntropin
Septic Shock

Management of prolactinomas: a survey of physicians from the Middle East and North Africa

Beshyah, S. A., Sherif, I. H., Chentli, F., Hamrahian, A., Khalil, A. B., Raef, H., El-Fikki, M. & Jambart, S., Apr 1 2017, In : Pituitary. 20, 2, p. 231-240 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Prolactinoma
Northern Africa
Eastern Africa
Middle East
Physicians

Surgical outcomes in patients with Cushing’s disease: the Cleveland clinic experience

Johnston, P. C., Kennedy, L., Hamrahian, A., Sandouk, Z., Bena, J., Hatipoglu, B. & Weil, R. J., Aug 1 2017, In : Pituitary. 20, 4, p. 430-440 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pituitary ACTH Hypersecretion
Recurrence
Cushing Syndrome
Medical Electronics
Pituitary Neoplasms

Total and free cortisol levels during 1 μg, 25 μg, and 250 μg cosyntropin stimulation tests compared to insulin tolerance test: results of a randomized, prospective, pilot study

Peechakara, S., Bena, J., Clarke, N. J., McPhaul, M. J., Reitz, R. E., Weil, R. J., Recinos, P., Kennedy, L. & Hamrahian, A., Sep 1 2017, In : Endocrine. 57, 3, p. 388-393 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cosyntropin
Hydrocortisone
Prospective Studies
Insulin
Hypothalamic Diseases
2016
Pituitary ACTH Hypersecretion
Endocrinology
Recurrence
Dexamethasone
Hydrocortisone

Cushing’s disease and co-existing phaeochromocytoma

Johnston, P. C., Kennedy, L., Recinos, P. F., Shewbridge, R., Sandouk, Z. & Hamrahian, A., Dec 1 2016, In : Pituitary. 19, 6, p. 654-656 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Adrenal Gland Neoplasms
Pituitary ACTH Hypersecretion
Pheochromocytoma

Differential diagnosis and management of abnormal uterine bleeding due to hyperprolactinemia

Adra, A., El Zibdeh, M. Y., Abdul Malek, A. M. M., Hamrahian, A., Abdelhamid, A. M. S., Colao, A., Anastasiades, E., Ahmed, E. M. A. F., Ezzeddine, J. I., El Sattar, M. I. A., Dabit, S. T., Ghanameh, W., Nedjatian, N. & El-Kak, F., Sep 1 2016, In : Middle East Fertility Society Journal. 21, 3, p. 137-147 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Hyperprolactinemia
Uterine Hemorrhage
Prolactinoma
Prolactin
Differential Diagnosis

Osilodrostat, a potent oral 11β-hydroxylase inhibitor: 22-week, prospective, Phase II study in Cushing’s disease

Fleseriu, M., Pivonello, R., Young, J., Hamrahian, A., Molitch, M. E., Shimizu, C., Tanaka, T., Shimatsu, A., White, T., Hilliard, A., Tian, C., Sauter, N., Biller, B. M. K. & Bertagna, X., Apr 1 2016, In : Pituitary. 19, 2, p. 138-148 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pituitary ACTH Hypersecretion
Mixed Function Oxygenases
Hydrocortisone
Asthenia
Hirsutism

Revised GH and cortisol cut-points for the glucagon stimulation test in the evaluation of GH and hypothalamic–pituitary–adrenal axes in adults: results from a prospective randomized multicenter study

Hamrahian, A., Yuen, K. C. J., Gordon, M. B., Pulaski-Liebert, K. J., Bena, J. & Biller, B. M. K., Jun 1 2016, In : Pituitary. 19, 3, p. 332-341 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Glucagon
Multicenter Studies
Hydrocortisone
Sensitivity and Specificity
Adrenal Insufficiency
2015

Adrenal Incidentalomas: A Disease of Modern Technology Offering Opportunities for Improved Patient Care

Ioachimescu, A. G., Remer, E. M. & Hamrahian, A., Jan 1 2015, In : Endocrinology and Metabolism Clinics of North America. 44, 2, p. 335-354 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Patient Care
Technology
Neoplasms
Lipids
Adrenal incidentaloma
Hyperprolactinemia
Endocrinology
Prolactin
National Library of Medicine (U.S.)
PubMed

Genetics of primary aldosteronism

Vaidya, A., Hamrahian, A. & Auchus, R. J., Apr 1 2015, In : Endocrine practice : official journal of the American College of Endocrinology and the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists. 21, 4, p. 400-405 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hyperaldosteronism
Zona Glomerulosa
Inborn Genetic Diseases
Electrolytes
Molecular Biology

Lymphocytic infundibulo-neurohypophysitis: a clinical overview

Johnston, P. C., Chew, L. S., Hamrahian, A. & Kennedy, L., Dec 1 2015, In : Endocrine. 50, 3, p. 531-536 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Posterior Pituitary Gland
Pituitary Gland
Neurogenic Diabetes Insipidus
Inflammation
Biopsy
Paraneoplastic Endocrine Syndromes
Cushing Syndrome
Pituitary Neoplasms
Adrenocorticotropic Hormone
Pituitary ACTH Hypersecretion

Pituitary tumor apoplexy

Johnston, P. C., Hamrahian, A., Weil, R. J. & Kennedy, L., Jun 1 2015, In : Journal of Clinical Neuroscience. 22, 6, p. 939-944 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Pituitary Apoplexy
Pituitary Neoplasms
Cranial Nerve Diseases
Infarction
Signs and Symptoms

Surgical management of recurrent Cushing's disease in pregnancy: A case report

Abbassy, M., Kshettry, V. R., Hamrahian, A., Johnston, P. C., Dobri, G. A., Avitsian, R., Woodard, T. D. & Recinos, P. F., Nov 1 2015, In : Surgical Neurology International. 6, p. S640-S645

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pituitary ACTH Hypersecretion
Pregnancy
Cushing Syndrome
Mothers
Fetal Mortality

Systolic blood pressure control among individuals with type 2 diabetes: A comparative effectiveness analysis of three interventions

Look AHEAD Research Group & ACCORD Study Group, May 11 2015, In : American Journal of Hypertension. 28, 8, p. 995-1009 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Blood Pressure
Life Style
Clinical Trials
Pharmacology
2014

AACE/ACE disease state clinical review: Medical management of cushing disease

Hamrahian, A., Yuen, K. C. J. & Hoffman, A. R., Jul 1 2014, In : Endocrine Practice. 20, 7, p. 746-757 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Pituitary ACTH Hypersecretion
Therapeutics
United States Food and Drug Administration
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Safety

Absence of immunostaining for growth hormone in a subset of patients with acromegaly

Schroeder, J. L., Spiotta, A. M., Fleseriu, M., Prayson, R. A., Hamrahian, A. & Weil, R. J., Jan 1 2014, In : Pituitary. 17, 2, p. 103-108 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Acromegaly
Growth Hormone
Adenoma
Pituitary Neoplasms
Somatomedins

Adrenal disorders

Kannan, S., Reddy, S. & Hamrahian, A., Feb 20 2014, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Intensive Review of Internal Medicine: Sixth Edition. Wolters Kluwer Health Adis (ESP), p. 251-252 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Bilateral posterior retroperitoneal robotic adrenalectomy for ACTH-independent cushing syndrome

Taskin, H. E., Aliyev, S., Aksoy, E., Hamrahian, A., Siperstein, A. & Berber, E., Jan 1 2014, In : Surgical Laparoscopy, Endoscopy and Percutaneous Techniques. 24, 3

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cushing Syndrome
Adrenalectomy
Robotics
Adrenocorticotropic Hormone
Human Engineering

Biochemical and radiological relationships in patients with pheochromocytoma: Lessons from a case control study

Kannan, S., Purysko, A., Faiman, C., Remer, E. M., Shah, L., Bena, J., Siperstein, A., Berber, E., Fergany, A., Bravo, E. & Hamrahian, A., Jan 1 2014, In : Clinical Endocrinology. 80, 6, p. 790-796 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Metanephrine
Pheochromocytoma
Case-Control Studies

Cushing's disease from an ectopic parasellar adenoma

Johnston, P. C., Hamrahian, A. & Weil, R. J., Jan 1 2014, In : Postgraduate Medical Journal. 90, 1064, p. 360-361 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Sella Turcica
Pituitary ACTH Hypersecretion
Cushing Syndrome
Adenoma
Adrenocorticotropic Hormone

Ectopic ACTH-secreting pituitary adenomas within the sphenoid sinus

Johnston, P. C., Kennedy, L., Weil, R. J. & Hamrahian, A., Jan 1 2014, In : Endocrine. 47, 3, p. 717-724 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

ACTH-Secreting Pituitary Adenoma
Sphenoid Sinus
Cushing Syndrome
Adrenocorticotropic Hormone
Pituitary Neoplasms

Growth hormone should be used only for approved indications

Clemmons, D. R., Molitch, M., Hoffman, A. R., Klibanski, A., Strasburger, C. J., Kleinberg, D. L., Ho, K., Webb, S. M., Bronstein, M. D., Bouillon, R., Ben-Shlomo, A., Hamrahian, A., Chanson, P., Barkan, A. L., Merriam, G. R., Blackman, M. R. & Salvatori, R., Feb 2014, In : Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. 99, 2, p. 409-411 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Human Growth Hormone
Growth Hormone

Hurthle cell carcinoma presenting as a single choroid plexus metastasis

Healy, A. T., Otvos, B., Schroeder, J., Hamrahian, A., Angelov, L. & Kamian, K., Jan 1 2014, In : Journal of Clinical Neuroscience. 21, 8, p. 1448-1450 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oxyphil Cells
Choroid Plexus
Neoplasm Metastasis
Carcinoma
Neoplasms

Is a stable or decreasing prolactin level in a patient with prolactinoma a surrogate marker for lack of tumor growth?

Alkabbani, A. G., Mon, S. Y., Hatipoglu, B., Kennedy, L., Faiman, C., Weil, R. J. & Hamrahian, A., Jan 1 2014, In : Pituitary. 17, 2, p. 97-102 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Prolactinoma
Prolactin
Biomarkers
Growth
Neoplasms

LCI699, a Potent 11β-hydroxylase Inhibitor, normalizes urinary cortisol in patients with Cushing's disease: Results from a multicenter, proof-of-concept study

Bertagna, X., Pivonello, R., Fleseriu, M., Zhang, Y., Robinson, P., Taylor, A., Watson, C. E., Maldonado, M., Hamrahian, A., Boscaro, M. & Biller, B. M. K., Jan 1 2014, In : Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. 99, 4, p. 1375-1383 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pituitary ACTH Hypersecretion
Mixed Function Oxygenases
Hydrocortisone
Cushing Syndrome
Cortodoxone

Pheochromocytoma: Pitfalls in the biochemical evaluation

Dobri, G. A., Bravo, E. & Hamrahian, A., Mar 1 2014, In : Expert Review of Endocrinology and Metabolism. 9, 2, p. 123-135 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Pheochromocytoma
Metanephrine
Urine
Fear
Catecholamines

Pituitary disorders and multiple endocrine neoplasia syndromes

Yogi-Morren, D., Reddy, S. S. K. & Hamrahian, A., Feb 20 2014, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Intensive Review of Internal Medicine: Sixth Edition. Wolters Kluwer Health Adis (ESP), p. 253-254 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Pituitary Diseases
Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia

Predictors of recurrence in pheochromocytoma

Press, D., Akyuz, M., Dural, C., Aliyev, S., Monteiro, R., Mino, J., Mitchell, J., Hamrahian, A., Siperstein, A. & Berber, E., Jan 1 2014, In : Surgery (United States). 156, 6, p. 1523-1527 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pheochromocytoma
Recurrence
Adrenalectomy
Metanephrine
Disease Progression

Visual vignette

Johnston, P. C., Lorenz, R., Weil, R. J., Prayson, R. & Hamrahian, A., Jan 1 2014, In : Endocrine Practice. 20, 11, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

2013

A long-acting human growth hormone with delayed clearance (VRS-317): Results of a double-blind, placebo-controlled, single ascending dose study in growth hormone-deficient adults

Yuen, K. C. J., Conway, G. S., Popovic, V., Merriam, G. R., Bailey, T., Hamrahian, A., Biller, B. M. K., Kipnes, M., Moore, J. A., Humphriss, E., Bright, G. M. & Cleland, J. L., Jun 1 2013, In : Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. 98, 6, p. 2595-2603 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Human Growth Hormone
Insulin-Like Growth Factor I
Growth Hormone
Placebos
Pharmacodynamics

Evaluation of patients with adrenal incidentalomas

Kannan, S., Remer, E. M. & Hamrahian, A., Jun 1 2013, In : Current Opinion in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Obesity. 20, 3, p. 161-169 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Adenoma
Hormones
Morbidity
Lipids
Adrenal incidentaloma

Is chronic nipple piercing associated with hyperprolactinemia?

Sun, G. E. C., Pantalone, K. M., Gupta, M., Kennedy, L., Nasr, C., Constantiner, M., Hamrahian, A. & Hatipoglu, B., Sep 1 2013, In : Pituitary. 16, 3, p. 351-353 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Body Piercing
Hyperprolactinemia
Prolactin
Thoracic Wall
Breast

Predictors of the effects of 4 years of growth hormone replacement on bone mineral density in patients with adult-onset growth hormone deficiency - A KIMS database analysis

Tritos, N. A., Hamrahian, A., King, D., Greenspan, S. L., Cook, D. M., Jönsson, P. J., Koltowska-Häggstrom, M. & Biller, B. M. K., Aug 1 2013, In : Clinical Endocrinology. 79, 2, p. 178-184 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bone Density
Growth Hormone
Databases
Spine
Femur Neck

Relapsing, remitting hypercortisolism in Cushing's disease due to intratumoral hemorrhages in pituitary microadenoma

Marko, N. F., Hamrahian, A., Hatipoglu, B. & Weil, R. J., May 1 2013, In : Journal of Clinical Neuroscience. 20, 5, p. 753-756 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pituitary ACTH Hypersecretion
Cushing Syndrome
Hemorrhage
Adrenocorticotropic Hormone

Risk of thromboembolic events in patients with prolactinomas compared with patients with nonfunctional pituitary adenomas

Mon, S. Y., Alkabbani, A., Hamrahian, A., Thorton, J. N., Kennedy, L., Weil, R., Olansky, L., Doshi, K., Makin, V. & Hatipoglu, B., Dec 1 2013, In : Pituitary. 16, 4, p. 523-527 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Prolactinoma
Pituitary Neoplasms
Pulmonary Embolism
Venous Thrombosis
Stroke
2012

A longer interval without GH replacement and female gender are associated with lower bone mineral density in adults with childhood-onset GH deficiency: A KIMS database analysis

Tritos, N. A., Hamrahian, A., King, D., Greenspan, S. L., Cook, D. M., Jönsson, P. J., Wajnrajch, M. P., Koltowska-Häggstrom, M. & Biller, B. M. K., Sep 1 2012, In : European Journal of Endocrinology. 167, 3, p. 343-351 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bone Density
Femur Neck
Databases
Pituitary Diseases
Spine

Comparative effectiveness review of treatment options for pituitary microadenomas in acromegaly: Clinical article

Marko, N. F., Lasota, E., Hamrahian, A. & Weil, R. J., Sep 1 2012, In : Journal of Neurosurgery. 117, 3, p. 522-538 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Acromegaly
Comparative Effectiveness Research
Quality of Life
Decision Trees
Costs and Cost Analysis

Early radiological clues in diagnosis of adrenocortical carcinoma: Lessons from a missed opportunity

Kannan, S., Siperstein, A. & Hamrahian, A., Dec 1 2012, In : Endocrine. 44, 3, p. 817-818 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Adrenal Cortex Neoplasms
Adrenocortical Carcinoma

Pituitary incidentaloma

Orija, I. B., Weil, R. J. & Hamrahian, A., Feb 1 2012, In : Best Practice and Research: Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. 26, 1, p. 47-68 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Optic Chiasm
Visual Fields
Prolactinoma
Hypopituitarism
Recovery of Function

Pregnancy and acromegaly: A review

Cheng, V., Faiman, C., Kennedy, L., Khoury, F., Hatipoglu, B., Weil, R. & Hamrahian, A., Mar 1 2012, In : Pituitary. 15, 1, p. 59-63 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Acromegaly
Pregnancy
Dopamine Agonists
Somatostatin
Insulin-Like Growth Factor I

Prolactin measurement during inferior petrosal sinus sampling improves the localization of pituitary adenomas in Cushing's disease

Mulligan, G. B., Faiman, C., Gupta, M., Kennedy, L., Hatipoglu, B., Hui, F., Weil, R. J. & Hamrahian, A., Aug 2012, In : Clinical Endocrinology. 77, 2, p. 268-274 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Petrosal Sinus Sampling
Pituitary ACTH Hypersecretion
Pituitary Neoplasms
Prolactin
Adrenocorticotropic Hormone