Kyriacou A, Syed AA, Sawicka-Gutaj N, Picolos M, Economides P, Kyriacou A. Body weight change trajectories following the treatment of hyperthyroidism: a prospective cohort study. Clin Endocrinol 2022; doi:10.1111/cen.14873

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Elhelw O, Ragavan S, Syed A, Majeed W. Immunosenescence and severity of COVID-19. British Student Doctor Journal 2022;6(1):50-58

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Ioakim S, Syed AA, Zavros G, Michalis Picolos M, Persani L, Kyriacou A. Real world application of ATA guidelines in over 600 aspirated thyroid nodules: Is it time to change the size cut-offs for FNA? Eur Thyroid J 2022; doi:10.1530/ETJ-22-0163

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Slater C, Santhosh S, Ellison J, Majeed WA, Summers LKM, Senapati S, Akhtar K, Ammori BJ, New JP, Syed AA. Does preoperative weight loss in a specialist medical weight management centre influence postoperative weight loss after bariatric surgery? Clin Obes 2022; doi:10.1111/cob.12560

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Mangat HS, Musah A, Luedtke S, Syed AA, Maramattom BV, Maruthanal J, Bosman A, Kostkova P. Analyses of reported severe adverse events after immunization with SARS/nCoV2 vaccines in the United States: One year on. Frontiers in Public Health 2022; doi:10.3389/fpubh.2022.972464

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Rajgopal R, Khan A, Syed AA. Renal artery stenosis presenting as hypertension with hypokalemia. CMAJ 2022;194(36):E1248-E1249

Rajgopal R, Khan A, Syed AA. Sténose artérielle rénale se manifestant par de l’hypertension et de l’hypokaliémie. CMAJ 2023;195(3):E136-E137

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Nawaz S, Chinnadurai R, Al-Chalabi S, Evans P, Kalra PA, Syed AA, Sinha S. Obesity and chronic kidney disease: A current review. Obes Sci Pract 2022; doi: 10.1002/osp4.629

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Ganawa S, Santhosh SH, Parry L, Syed AA. Weight loss with glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonists in Bardet-Biedl syndrome. Clin Obes 2022;12(5):e12546

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Adam S, Ho JH, Liu Y, Siahmansur T, Siddals K, Iqbal Z, Azmi S, Senapati S, New J, Jeziorska M, Ammori BJ, Syed AA, Donn R, Malik RA, Durrington PN, Soran H. Bariatric Surgery induced high density lipoprotein functionality enhancement is associated with reduced inflammation. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2022;107(8):2182–2194 | doi: 10.1210/clinem/dgac244

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Heald AH, Jenkins DA, Williams R, Sperrin M, Mudaliar RN, Syed A, Naseem A, Bowden Davies KA, Peng Y, Peek N, Ollier W, Anderson SG, Delanerolle G, Gibson JM. Mortality in People with Type 2 Diabetes Following SARS-CoV-2 Infection: A Population Level Analysis of Potential Risk Factors. Diabetes Ther 2022;1–15. doi: 10.1007/s13300-022-01259-3.

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Heald AH, Jenkins DA, Williams R, Sperrin M, Fachim H, Mudaliar RN, Syed A, Naseem A, Gibson JM, Bowden Davies KA, Peek N, Anderson SG, Peng Y, Ollier W. The Risk Factors Potentially Influencing Hospital Admission in People with Diabetes, Following SARS-CoV-2 Infection: A Population-Level Analysis. Diabetes Ther 2022 ;1–15. doi: 10.1007/s13300-022-01230-2.

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Iqbal Z, Bashir B, Adam S, Ho JH, Dhage S, Azmi S, Ferdousi M, Yusuf Z, Donn R, Malik RA, Syed A, Ammori BJ, Heald A, Durrington PN, Soran H. Glycated apolipoprotein B decreases after bariatric surgery in people with and without diabetes: A potential contribution to reduction in cardiovascular risk. Atherosclerosis 2022;346:10-17

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Marouf BH, Iqbal Z, Mohamad JB, Bashir B, Schofield J, Syed A, Kilpatrick ES, Stefanutti C, Soran H. Efficacy and Safety of PCSK9 Monoclonal Antibodies in Patients With Diabetes. Clinical Therapeutics 2022;44(2):331-348 | doi:10.1016/j.clinthera.2021.12.005

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Derbyshire AE, MacKintosh ML, Pritchard CM, Pontula A, Ammori BJ, Syed AA, Beeken RJ, Crosbie EJ. Women’s Risk Perceptions and Willingness to Engage in Risk-Reducing Interventions for the Prevention of Obesity-Related Endometrial Cancer. Int J Womens Health 2022;14:57-66

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Ragavan S, Elhelw O, Majeed W, Kyriacou A, Syed A. Alemtuzumab-induced autoimmune thyroid dysfunction. Cureus 2022;14(3):e22751

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Perros P, Basu A, Boelaert K, Dayan C, Vaidya B, Williams GR, Lazarus JH, Hickey J, Drake WM, Crown A, Orme SM, Johnson A, Ray DW, Leese GP, Jones TH, Abraham P, Grossman A, Rees A, Razvi S, Gibb FW, Moran C, Madathil A, Žarković MP, Plummer Z, Jarvis S, Falinska A, Velusamy A, Sanderson V, Pariani N, Atkin SL, Syed AA, Sathyapalan T, Nag S, Gilbert J, Gleeson H, Levy MJ, Johnston C, Sturrock N, Bennett S, Mishra B, Malik I, Karavitaki N. Post-radioiodine Graves' management: the PRAGMA study. Clin Endocrinol 2022;97(5):664-675 | doi:10.1111/cen.14719

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Adam S, Ho JH, Liu Y, Siahmansur T, Pagano S, Azmi S, Dhage SS, Donn R, Ammori BJ, Syed AA, Durrington PN, Malik RA, Vuilleumier N, Soran H. Bariatric Surgery Leads to a Reduction in Antibodies to Apolipoprotein A-1: A Prospective Cohort Study. Obes Surg 2021;32(2):355-364

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Naqvi A, MacKintosh M, Derbyshire A, Tsakiroglou AM, Walker T, McVey RJ, Bolton J, Fergie M, Bagley S, Ashton G, Pemberton PW, Syed AA, Ammori B, Byers R, Crosbie E. The impact of obesity and bariatric surgery on the immune microenvironment of the endometrium. International Journal of Obesity 2021;46(3):605-612 | doi: 10.1038/s41366-021-01027-6

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Maramattom BV, Syed AA. Viral neuromyopathy associated with acute hepatitis B infection. BMJ Case Rep 2022;15:e247203

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Fachim HA, Iqbal Z, Gibson JM, Baricevic-Jones I, Campbell AE, Geary B, Syed AA, Whetton A, Soran H, Donn RP, Heald AH. Relationship between the plasma proteome and changes in inflammatory markers after bariatric surgery. Cells 2021;10(10):2798

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Kyriacou A, Ioakim S, Syed AA. COVID-19 vaccination and a severe pain in the neck. Eur J Intern Med 2021;94:95-96

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Maramattom BV, Moidu FM, Varikkottil S, Syed AA. Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis after ChAdOx1 vaccination: the first case of definite thrombosis with thrombocytopenia syndrome from India. BMJ Case Rep 2021;14(10):e246455.

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Foo O, Hiub S, Teare D, Syed AA, Razvi S. A global country level analysis of the relationship between obesity and COVID-19 cases and mortality. Diabetes Obes Metab 2021;23(12):2697-2706

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Iqbal Z, Fachim HA, Gibson JM, Baricevic-Jones I, Campbell AE, Geary B, Donn RP, Hamarashid D, Syed A, Whetton AD, Soran H, Heald AH. Changes in the proteome profile of people achieving remission of type 2 diabetes after bariatric surgery. J Clin Med 2021;10(16):3659

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Barr C, Ryan N, Derbyshire AE, Wan L, Mackintosh M, McVey RJ, Bolton J, Fitzgerald C, Awad D, Slade RJ, Syed A, Ammori BJ, Crosbie E. Weight loss during intrauterine progestin treatment for obesity-associated atypical hyperplasia and early stage cancer of the endometrium. Cancer Prevention Research 2021;14(11):1041-1050 | doi:10.1158/1940-6207.CAPR-21-0229

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Mundy-Baird G, Kyriacou A, Syed AA. De Quervain subacute thyroiditis. CMAJ 2021; 193(26):E1007

Mundy-Baird G, Kyriacou A, Syed AA. Thyroïdite subaiguë de De Quervain. CMAJ 2021;193(39):E1549-E1550

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Azmi S, Ferdousi M, Liu Y, Adam S, Siahmansur T, Ponirakis G, Marshall A, Petropoulos IN, Ho JH, Syed AA, Gibson JM, Ammori BJ, Durrington PN, Malik RA, Soran H. The role of abnormalities of lipoproteins and HDL functionality in small fibre dysfunction in people with severe obesity. Sci Rep 2021;11(1):12573. doi: 10.1038/s41598-021-90346-9.

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Maramattom BV, Krishnan P, Paul R, Padmanabhan S, Soumya CV, Syed AA, Mangat HS. Guillain-Barré syndrome following ChAdOx1-S/nCoV-19 vaccine. Ann Neurol 2021;90(2):312-314 | doi:10.1002/ana.26143

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Adam S, Ho JH, Bashir B, Iqbal Z, Ferdousi M, Syed AA, Soran H. The impact of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, dyslipidaemia and lipid lowering therapy on Coronavirus disease 2019 outcomes: an examination of the available evidence. Curr Opin Lipidol 2021;32(4):231-243

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Ahmed B, Ammori BJ, Akhtar K, Senapati S, New JP, Syed AA. Weight loss and metabolic outcomes in women with or without polycystic ovarian syndrome after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: a case-matched study. Surgeon 2021;20(3):137-141 | doi:10.1016/j.surge.2021.02.012

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Azmi S, Ferdousi M, Liu Y, Adam S, Iqbal Z, Dhage S, Ponirakis G, Siahmansur T, Marshall A, Petropoulos I, Kalteniece A, Ho JH, Syed A, Gibson JM, Ammori BJ, Durrington PN, Malik RA, Soran H. Bariatric surgery leads to an improvement in small nerve fibre damage in subjects with obesity. Int J Obes (Lond) 2021;45(3):631-638 | doi: 10.1038/s41366-020-00727-9.

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Kwok S, Adam S, Ho JH, Iqbal Z, Turkington P, Razvi S, Le Roux C, Soran H, Syed AA. Obesity: a critical risk factor in the COVID-19 pandemic. Clin Obes 2020;10(6):e12403 | doi:10.1111/cob.12403

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Kyriacou A, Economides PA, Syed AA. Thyroid sonography as an extension of the bedside examination in hyperthyroidism. Journal of Medical Science 2020;89(4):e482.

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Ho JH, Adam S, Liu Y, Azmi S, Dhage S, Syed AA, Ammori BJ, Donn R, Heald A, Gibson JM, Malik RA, Yang X, Durrington PN, Tsimikas S, Soran H. Effect of bariatric surgery on plasma levels of oxidised phospholipids, biomarkers of oxidised LDL and lipoprotein(a). J Clin Lipidol 2020; 15(2):320-331 | doi:10.1016/j.jacl.2020.12.002

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Ho JH, Ong KL, Cuesta Torres LF, Liu Y, Adam S, Iqbal Z, Dhage S, Ammori BJ, Syed AA, Rye KA, Tabet F, Soran H. High-density lipoprotein-associated miRNA is increased following Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery for severe obesity. J Lipid Res 2020; jlr.RA120000963. doi: 10.1194/jlr.RA120000963

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Iqbal Z, Ho JH, Adam S, France M, Syed A, Neely D, Rees A, Khatib R, Cegla J, Byrne C, Qureshi N, Capps N, Ferns G, Payne J, Schofield J, Nicholson K, Datta D, Pottle A, Halcox J, Durrington P, Soran H, on behalf of Heart UK’s Medical Scientific and Research Committee. Managing hyperlipidaemia in patients with COVID-19 and during its pandemic: An expert panel position statement from HEART UK. Atherosclerosis 2020; doi:10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2020.09.008

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Shipton MJ, Johal NJ, Dutta N, Slater C, Iqbal Z, Ahmed B, Ammori BJ, Senapati S, Akhtar K, Summers LKM, New JP, Soran H, Adam S, Syed AA. Haemoglobin and hematinic status before and after bariatric surgery over four years of follow-up. Obes Surg 2020;
doi: 10.1007/s11695-020-04943-0

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Adam S, Azmi S, Ho JH, Liu Y, Ferdousi M, Siahmansur T, Kalteniece A, Marshall A, Dhage SS, Iqbal Z, D'Souza Y, Natha S, Kalra PA, Donn R, Ammori BJ, Syed AA, Durrington PN, Malik RA, Soran H. Improvements in diabetic neuropathy and nephropathy after bariatric surgery: a prospective cohort study. Obes Surg 2020; doi: 10.1007/s11695-020-05052-8

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Iqbal Z, Adam S, Ho JH, Syed AA, Ammori BJ, Malik RA, Soran H. Metabolic and cardiovascular outcomes of bariatric surgery. Curr Opin Lipidol 2020; doi: 10.1097/MOL.0000000000000696

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Al-Ozairi E, El Samad A, Al Kandari J, Taghadom E, Adam S, le Roux C, Syed AA. Continuous Glucose Monitoring of Glycemic Variability During Fasting Post-Sleeve Gastrectomy. Obes Surg 2020; doi: 10.1007/s11695-020-04505-4

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Fox A, Slater C, Ahmed B, Ammori BJ, Senapati S, Akhtar K, Ellison J, Summers LKM, Robinson A, New JP, Soran H, Adam S, Syed AA. Vitamin D status after gastric bypass or sleeve gastrectomy over 4 years of follow-up. Obes Surg 2020;30(4):1473-1481

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Ammori BJ, Skarulis MC, Soran H, Syed AA, Eledrisi M, Malik RA. Medical and Surgical Management of Obesity and Diabetes: What’s new? Diabetic Medicine 2020;37(2):203–210

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Ho JH, Adam S, Azmi S, Ferdousi M, Liu Y, Kalteniece A, Dhage SS, Keevil BG, Syed AA, Ammori BJ, Ahern T, Donn R, Malik RA, Soran H. Male sexual dysfunction in obesity: The role of sex hormones and small fibre neuropathy. PLoS One. 2019;14(9):e0221992

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Kyriacou A, Kyriacou A, Makris KC, Syed AA, Perros P. Weight gain following treatment of hyperthyroidism – a forgotten tale. Clin Obes 2019;e12328

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Adam S, Liu Y, Siahmansur T, Ho JH, Dhage SS, Yadav R, New JP, Donn R, Ammori BJ, Syed AA, Malik RA, Soran H, Durrington PN. Bariatric surgery as a model to explore the basis and consequences of the Reaven hypothesis: Small, dense low-density lipoprotein and interleukin-6. Diab Vasc Dis Res 2019;16(2):144-152.

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Mackintosh M, Derbyshire A, McVey R, Bolton J, Nickkho-Amiry M, Higgins CL, Kamieniorz M, Pemberton PW, Kirmani BH, Ahmed B, Syed A, Ammori B, Renehan A, Kitchener H, Crosbie E. The impact of obesity and bariatric surgery on circulating and tissue biomarkers of endometrial cancer risk. International Journal of Cancer 2018;144(3):641-650 | doi:10.1002/ijc.31913

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Adam S, Ammori B, Soran H, Syed AA. Pregnancy after bariatric surgery: screening for gestational diabetes. BMJ  2017;356:j533

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Bell L, Hunter AL, Kyriacou A, Mukherjee A, Syed AA. Clinical diagnosis of Graves' or non-Graves' hyperthyroidism compared to TSH receptor antibody test. Endocr Connect 2018;7(4):504-510 | doi:10.1530/EC-18-0082

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Soran H, Adam S, Mohammad JB, Ho JH, Schofield JD, Kwok S, Siahmansur T, Liu Y, Syed AA, Dhage SS, Stefanutti C, Donn R, Malik RA, Banach M, Durrington PN. Guidelines/recommendations: Hypercholesterolaemia – practical information for non-specialists. Arch Med Sci 2018;14(1):1–21

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Soran H, Banerjee M, Mohamad JB, Adam S, Ho JH, Ismaeel SM, Dhage S, Syed AA, Abdulla I, Younis N, Malik RA. Risk Factors for failure of direct current cardioversion in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus and atrial fibrillation. BioMed Research International 2018; doi:10.1155/2018/5936180

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Slater C, Morris L, Ellison J, Syed AA. Nutrition in pregnancy following bariatric surgery. Nutrients 2017; 9(12):1338 | doi:10.3390/nu9121338

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Weinberg D, Syed AA. Metastatic lung cancer presenting as cutaneous nodules. CMAJ 2017;189(29):E966 | doi:10.1503/cmaj.161519

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Yadav R, Hama S, Liu Y, Siahmansur T, Schofield J, Syed AA, France M, Pemberton P, Adam S, Ho JH, Aghamohammadzadeh R, Dhage S, Donn R, Malik RA, New JP, Jeziorska M, Durrington P, Ammori BJ, Soran H. Effect of Roux-en-Y bariatric surgery on lipoproteins, insulin resistance, and systemic and vascular inflammation in obesity and diabetes. Front. Immunol 2017 | doi:10.3389/fimmu.2017.01512

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Mudaliar RN, Subramanian V, Kyriacou A, Syed A. Endocrinology Quiz - Case 9. Androgen deficiency in a patient with prolactinoma: Primary or secondary hypogonadism? Archives of Hellenic Medicine 2017; 34(6):853-854

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Kyriacou A, Syed A. Endocrinology Quiz – Case 8. Subacute (DeQuervain's) thyroiditis. Archives of Hellenic Medicine 2017; 34(3):423-425

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Tingi E, Syed AA, Kyriacou A, Mastorakos G, Kyriacou A. Benign Thyroid Disease in Pregnancy: A State of the Art Review. J Clin Transl Endocrinol 2016;6:37-49

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Adam S, Grecian S, Syed AA. Hereditary haemochromatosis presenting with diabetic ketoacidosis. QJM  2016;109(11):747-748

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Narayanan RP, Syed AA. Pregnancy following bariatric surgery - medical complications and management. Obes Surg 2016;26(10):2523-9

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Adam S, Syed AA. Diabetes care for the Hajj. Eur J Intern Med  2016;28:e7-8

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Kyriacou A, McLaughlin J, Syed AA. Thyroid disorders and gastrointestinal and liver dysfunction: A state of the art review. Eur J Intern Med 2015;26(8):563-71

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Kennedy-Dalby A, Adam S, Ammori BJ, Syed AA. Weight loss and metabolic outcomes of bariatric surgery in men versus women — A matched comparative observational cohort study. Eur J Intern Med  2014;25(10):922-5

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Al-Ozairi E, Al Kandari J, Al Haqqan D, Al Harbi O, Masters Y, Syed AA. Obesity surgery and Ramadan: a prospective analysis of nutritional intake, hunger and satiety, and adaptive behaviours during fasting. Obes Surg 2015; 25(3):523-9

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Yadav R, France M, Aghamohammadzadeh R, Liu Y, Hama S, Kwok S, Schofield J, Turkington P, Syed AA, Malik R, Pemberton P, Greenstein A, Durrington P, Ammori B, Gibson M, Jeziorska M, Soran H. Impairment of high density lipoprotein resistance to lipid peroxidation and adipose tissue inflammation in obesity complicated by obstructive sleep apnea. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2014; 99(9):3390-8  doi:10.1210/jc.2013-3939

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Behbehani F, Ammori BJ, New JP, Summers LKM, Soran H, Syed AA. Metabolic outcomes 2 years following gastric bypass surgery in people with type 2 diabetes: an observational cohort study. QJM 2014; 107(9):721-6

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Elkhenini HF, New JP, Syed AA. Five-year outcome of bariatric surgery in a patient with melanocortin-4 receptor mutation. Clin Obes 2014;4(2):121–124

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Demssie YN, Patel L, Kumar M, Syed AA. Hypomagnesaemia: clinical relevance and management. Br J Hosp Med (Lond) 2014; 75(1):39-43

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Demssie YN, Kulavarasalingam K, Kumar M, Syed A. Pituitary metastasis: an unusual cause of hypopituitarism. N Z Med J 2014; 127(1388):76-8

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Syed AA, Demssie YN. Adrenocortical carcinoma presenting with hirsutism: an uncommon cause of a common complaint. N Z Med J 2014;127(1390):70-2

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Alatishe A, Ammori BJ, New JP, Syed AA. Bariatric surgery in women of childbearing age. QJM  2013; 106(8):717-720

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Dunne P, Kaimal N, MacDonald J, Syed AA. Iodinated contrast-induced thyrotoxicosis. CMAJ  2013; 185(2):144-147

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MacCuish A, Razvi S, Syed AA. Effect of weight loss after gastric bypass surgery on thyroid function in euthyroid people with morbid obesity. Clin Obes  2012; 2:25-28

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Mohammed N, Ammori BJ, Syed AA. Investigating iron deficiency in the severely obese: challenges and solutions. Br J Hosp Med (Lond) 2012; 73(11):606-607

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Paisley AN, Syed AA. Pituitary apoplexy masquerading as bacterial meningitis. CMAJ  2012; 184:1812

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Kaimal N, Al-Rashedy M, Ammori BJ, Syed AA. Suture erosion after gastric bypass surgery. QJM 2013; 106:483-484

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Demssie YN, Jawaheer J, Farook S, New JP, Syed AA. Metabolic outcomes 1 year after gastric bypass surgery in obese people with type 2 diabetes. Med Princ Pract 2012; 21:125-128

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Matthews DC, Syed AA. The role of TSH receptor antibodies in the management of Graves' disease. Eur J Intern Med 2011; 22(3):213-216

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Syed AA, Redfern CPF and Weaver JU. In vivo and in vitro glucocorticoid sensitivity in obese people with cushingoid appearance. Obesity  2008; 16(10):2374-2378

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Syed AA, Halpin CG, Irving JAE, Unwin NC, White M, Bhopal RS, Redfern CPF, Weaver JU. A common intron 2 polymorphism of the glucocorticoid receptor gene is associated with insulin resistance in men. Clin Endocrinol  2008;68(6):879-884                                   

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Syed AA, Irving JAE, Redfern CPF, Hall AG, Unwin NC, White M, Bhopal RS, Weaver JU. Association of glucocorticoid receptor polymorphism A3669G in exon 9β with reduced central adiposity in women. Obesity  2006;14:759-764

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Syed AA, Irving JAE, Redfern CPF, Hall AG, Unwin NC, White M, Bhopal RS, Alberti KGMM, Weaver JU. Low prevalence of the N363S polymorphism of the glucocorticoid receptor in South Asians living in the United Kingdom. J Clin Endocrinol Metab  2004;89(1):232-235

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Syed AA, Jones NAG, Bliss RD, Roberts JT, Mallick UK, Johnson SJ, Douglas SF, Perros P, Quinton R. Metachronous testicular teratoma, testicular seminoma and papillary thyroid carcinoma occurring in a single individual: a report of two unrelated cases. Eur J Cancer Care 2010;19(5):701-702

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Syed AA, Quinton R. Congenital radioulnar synostosis, azoospermia and pseudodicentric Y chromosome. Fertil Steril 2008; 90(2):425-426

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Syed AA, Rattansingh A, Furtado SD. Current perspectives on the management of gastroparesis. J Postgrad Med 2005;51(1):54-60

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Syed AA, Wheatley HA, Badminton MN, McDowell IFW. Urinary catecholamines and metabolites in the immediate postoperative period following major surgery. Journal of Clinical Pathology  2004;57(5):548-550

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Syed AA, Evans C, Ludgate M, Lazarus JH. Early changes in thyroid stimulating antibody activity following radioiodine therapy. Med Princ Pract 2003;12(4):266-268

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Syed AA, Jones NAG, Perros P. Acute pretibial myxoedema following thyroidectomy for Graves’ disease. N Z Med J 2008;121(1283):108-109

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Syed AA, Mecci FN. Erythema ab igne. N Z Med J 2008;121(1276):106-107

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Syed AA, Syeda RD, Mecci FN. Droopy eye. BMJ 2006; 332 :0605194 

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Putta SM, Syed AA, Parr JH. Cutaneous lesions on the legs. Journal of Postgraduate Medicine 2005;51(2):127, 130

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Syed AA, Large DM. Quality of GPs' referral letters to diabetes secondary care. Pract Diab Int  2003;20(5):165-169

Comment: Improving communication between primary and secondary care. Pract Diab Int  2003;20(5):164 | CrossRef

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Invited commentaries, correspondence & other articles

Adam S, Ho JH, Syed AA, Malik RA, Soran H. Response to Letter to the Editor Concerning: Adam S. et al. Improvements in Diabetic Neuropathy and Nephropathy After Bariatric Surgery: a Prospective Cohort Study. Obes Surg. 2022; doi: 10.1007/s11695-021-05818-8.

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Ramsbottom V, Slater C, Syed AA. Folic acid in pregnancy: high dose supplements are also recommended after bariatric surgery. BMJ. 2022;378:o1924.

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  Syed A. A new era in obesity management. The Endocrinologist 2022;(144):7-8

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Ahmed B, Ammori BJ, Akhtar K, Senapati SP, Alkhaffaf BH, Sultan J, O'Connor D, Syed AA. Why Good Preoperative Control of Diabetes Is Important in Patients Undergoing Metabolic Bariatric Surgery. Obes Surg. 2021; doi: 10.1007/s11695-021-05787-y.

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Syed AA, Alkhaffaf B, Sultan J, O'Connor D, New JP. Comment on: Clinical significance of diabetes control before metabolic surgery. Why diabetes control is important before metabolic surgery. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2021;S1550-7289(21)00351-8

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Syed AA, Soran H, Adam S. Obesity and covid-19: the unseen risks. BMJ 2020;370:m2823 | paper version: BMJ 2020;370(8255):154

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Narayanan RP, Syed AA. Response to Letter Regarding ‘Pregnancy Following Bariatric Surgery—Medical Complications and Management’. Obes Surg 2016; doi:10.1007/s11695-016-2363-1

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Adam S, Syed AA. Bariatric surgery. Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol 2014;2(6):449

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Millichamp KA, Cooper V, Syed AA. Immediate changes in continuous positive airway pressure after bariatric surgery in obese people with obstructive sleep apnoea. Eur J Intern Med 2014; 25(3):e33-e34

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Elkhenini H, New JP, Summers LKM, Syed AA. Liraglutide therapy in obese people with type 2 diabetes—experience of a weight management centre. Eur J Intern Med 2014; 25(3):e38-e39

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Selvaraj T, Syed AA. Serum magnesium in postoperative patients admitted to the intensive care unit. Eur J Intern Med 2014; 25(4):e48-9

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Kyriacou A, Hunter AL, Tolofari S, Syed AA. Gastric bypass surgery in women with or without polycystic ovary syndrome—A comparative observational cohort analysis. Eur J Intern Med 2014;25(2):e23-e24

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Alatishe A, Ammori BJ, Syed AA. Pregnancy after bariatric surgery does not affect weight loss. BMJ  2012;345:e6293

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Chan F, Slater C, Syed AA. Fasts after bariatric surgery. BMJ  2010;341:c3706

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Syed AA, Weaver JU. Glucocorticoid sensitivity: the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal-tissue axis. Obesity Research 2005;13(7):1131-1133

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Syed AA, Redfern CPF, Weaver JU. Aldosterone revisited. New England Journal of Medicine 2004;351(20):2131

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Farook S, Subudhi C, Syed A. Minerva (Lemierre's syndrome in elderly woman). BMJ  2011;343:d5920

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Syed AA. Cortisol and the metabolic syndrome in South Indians. Clinical Endocrinology  2003;59(3):405-406

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Syed AA. The endocrine system at a glance. Diabetic Medicine 2007;24:104

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Syed AA. Minerva (Home made treatment history card patient innovation). BMJ  2006;333:1278

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Syeda RD, Mecci FN, Syed AA. Short ACTH stimulation test for adrenal reserves of cortisol, not adrenal function. CMAJ  2005;172:451-452

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Syed AA. Should reviewers of papers have their names published?: Go one step further. BMJ  2004;329:113

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Syed AA. Online visibility and availability of journals can attract authors and readers. Indian Journal of Medical Research 2004;119(6):289

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Syed AA, Weaver JU. Insulin resistance and coronary artery disease: body mass index may have affected results. Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism 2004;6(1):78

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Syed AA, Weaver JU. Book review: Hormone resistance and hypersensitivity states. CME Bulletin Endocrinology & Diabetes 2004;5(1):10

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Syed AA, Redfern CPF, Weaver JU. Human obesity and glucocorticoid receptor polymorphisms. BMC Med Genet 2006

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Syed AA. Invisible oedema. Journal of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh 2003;33:295-296

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Syed AA. What is a good death?: A good death follows a good life. BMJ  2003;327(7422):1047

Editor's choice: Delamothe T. Reinvention starts hereBMJ  2003;327(7422):0-g | CrossRef

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Syed AA, Tiplady P, Large DM. Human consequences of foot and mouth disease: a diabetes perspective. Diabetes Today  2002;5(3):75-76

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Conference proceedings & abstracts


Ganawa S, Santhosh S, Parry L, Syed AA. GLP1RA therapy in Bardet-Biedl syndrome. Oral communication at Society for Endocrinology Clinical Update 2022, Birmingham, UK. Endocrine Abstracts (2022) 82 WG1 | DOI: 10.1530/endoabs.82.WG1


Ioakim S, Zavros G, Picolos M, Syed A, Kyriacou A. Real world prospective application of ATA guidelines in over 500 aspirated thyroid nodules: Is it time for changing the size cut-offs for FNA? Oral Communication at European Congress of Endocrinology 2022, Milan, Italy. Endocrine Abstracts 2022;81:OC3.1 | doi:10.1530/endoabs.81.OC3.1


Helene Fachim, Zohaib Iqbal, Martin Gibson, Ivonna Baracevic-Jones, Amy Campbel, Bethany Geary, Rachelle Donn, Akheel Syed, Antony Whetton, Handrean Soran & Adrian Heald. Associations between reduction in body mass index (BMI) and proteins linked to neural function after 12 months of bariatric surgery. Endocrine Abstracts 2021;77:P173 | DOI: 10.1530/endoabs.77.P173


Zohaib Iqbal, Helene Fachim, John Martin Gibson, Ivona Baricevic-Jones, Amy Campbell, Bethany Geary, Rachelle Donn, Dashne Hamarashid, Akheel Syed, Anthony Whetton, Handrean Soran & Adrian Heald. The Effect of Bariatric Surgery on the proteome of people achieving remission of Type 2 Diabetes. Endocrine Abstracts 2021;77:P61 | DOI: 10.1530/endoabs.77.P61


H. Fachim, Z. Iqbal, M. Gibson, I. Baricevic-Jones, A. Campbell, B. Geary, R. Donn, A. Syed, A. Whetton, H. Soran, A. Heald. Heat shock 70 kDa protein 4 declines after bariatric surgery in association with markers of inflammation and glycaemia.Diabetologia 2021;64(Suppl 1):S28

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Z. Iqbal, H. Fachim,M.Gibson, I. Baricevic-Jones, A. Campbell, B. Geary, R. Donn, A. Syed, A. Whetton, H. Soran, A. Heald. Bariatric surgery, type 2 diabetes remission and proteomic changes.Diabetologia 2021;64(Suppl 1):S132

Webcast | Abstract

Mathew S, Syed A. GCM2 variant - A rare genetic cause of Familial Isolated Hyperparathyroidism. In: Society for Endocrinology National Clinical Cases 2020 (London, UK). Endocrine Abstracts 2020;69:P25 | DOI: 10.1530/endoabs.69.P25


Slater C, Ellison J, Clark H, Michaelidou M, Majeed W, Summers L, Senapati S, Akhtar K, Syed A. Does weight loss in Tier-3 Specialist Medical Weight Management influence weight loss after Bariatric Surgery? In: Abstracts of the 11th BOMSS Annual Scientific Meeting (Aberdeen, UK). OBES SURG 2020;30(Suppl 1):S14


Naqvi A, Mackintosh M, Derbyshire A, Tsakiroglou AM, Walker T, Mcvey R, Bolton J, Fergie M, Bagley S, Ashton G, Pemberton P, Syed A
Ammori B, Byers RJ, Crosbie E. The impact of morbid obesity and weight loss on the immune microenvironment of the endometrium. Leeds Pathology 2019. 12th Joint Meeting of the British Division of the International Academy of Pathology and the Pathological Society of Great Britain & Ireland, 2–4 July 2019. J. Pathol. 2019;249: S1-S59.


S.S. Dhage, S. Azmi, S. Adam, M. Ferdousi, Y. Liu, T.J. Siahmansur, G. Ponirakis, A. Marshall, U. Alam, I. Petropoulos, P. Pemberton, J. Schofield, J.H. Ho, A.A. Syed, B.J. Ammori, P.N. Durrington, R.A. Malik, H. Soran. Obesity related neuropathy is associated with HDL functionality. Atherosclerosis 2018;275:e172 | DOI:10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2018.06.520


J.H. Ho, S. Adam, T. Siahmansur, Y. Liu, S. Azmi, R. Aghamohammadzadeh, K. Siddals, R.A. Malik, A.A. Syed, B.J. Ammori, P.N. Durrington, R. Donn, H. Soran. Bariatric surgery enhances reverse cholesterol transport and high density lipoprotein functionality. Atherosclerosis 2018;275:e35-e36 | DOI:10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2018.06.088


S. Adam, T. Siahmansur, Y. Liu, J.H. Ho, S. Pagano, S. Azmi, A.A. Syed, S.S. Dhage, R.A. Malik, R. Donn, B.J. Ammori, N. Vuilleumier, H. Soran. Bariatric surgery leads to a reduction in anti-apolipoprotein-A-1 IgG antibodies. Atherosclerosis 2018;275:e207 | DOI:10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2018.06.643


Y. Liu, S. Adam, J.H. Ho, T. Siahmansur, S. Azmi, S.S. Dhage, R.A. Malik, A.A. Syed, B.J. Ammori, P.N. Durrington, R. Donn, H. Soran. Reductions in glycated apolipoprotein B after bariatric surgery are more closely associated with decreases in glycaemic parameters than changes in LDL-C or total apolipoprotein B. Atherosclerosis 2018;275:e30-e31 | DOI:10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2018.06.076


Siahmansur TJ, Liu Y, Azmi S, Ferdousi M, Pemberton P, Adam S, Schofield JD, Syed AA, Ammori B, Malik R, Durrington PN, Soran H. Improvement in small fibre neuropathy and inflammatory biomarkers after bariatric surgery. Atherosclerosis 2016;255:e8-9 | DOI:10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2016.09.026

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Liu Y, Siahmansur T, Hama S, Schofield JD, Yadav R, France M, Kwok S, Donn R, Stevens A, Ammori BJ, Syed A, Durrington PN, Soran H. Effect of bariatric surgery on HDL quantity and quality. Atherosclerosis 2016;245:e245 | DOI:10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2015.10.031 CrossRef | Scholar |
MacKintosh ML, McVey R, Derbyshire A, Nickkho-Amiry M, Pemberton P, Syed A, Ammori B, Kitchener H, Crosbie EJ. The impact of obesity and weight loss on the endometrium. (Blair Bell Research Society). BJOG - An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology 2015;122(12):E7-E7
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Muhyaldeen A, Kyriacou A, Schofield J, Ali A, Ghattamaneni S, Thiryayi S, Durgesh R, Nadira N, Lee S, Syed A, Parrott N, Soran H. The value of second fine needle aspiration cytology tests when investigating benign thyroid nodules (Thy2/Thy2c). Endocrine Abstracts 2015;38:P447 | DOI:10.1530/endoabs.38.P447 CrossRef | Scholar |
Syed AA. Obesity epidemic and diabesity. In Obesity: Epidemiology, complications and management. London: Royal Society of Medicine, 2015 (24 Apr) CrossRef | RSM London

Yadav R, France M, Aghamohammadzadeh R, Liu Y, Hama S, Kwok S, Schofield J, Syed A, Malik R, Durrington P, Greenstein A, Jeziorska M, Soran H. HDL antioxidant function is impaired and adipose tissue inflammation is pronounced in obese patients with increasing severity of sleep apnea. Atherosclerosis 2014;235(2):e145

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MacKintosh ML, McVey R, Syed AA, Ammori BJ, Kitchener HC, Crosbie EJ. (2014, November). Should morbidly obese women be screened for endometrial cancer? International Journal of Gynecological Cancer 2014;24(9):1582-1583

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Hama S, Schofield J, Aghamohammadzadeh R, Liu Y, Yadav R, Charlton-Menys V, France M, Jeziorska M,  Greenstein A,  Pemberton P, Kwok S,  Syed A,  Bhatnagar D, Heagerty A, Durrington P, Ammori B, Soran H. Changes in inflammation markers, adipose tissue properties, glucose homeostasis and lipoproteins after gastric bypass surgery in morbidly obese patients. Atherosclerosis 2013;231(2):e3-e

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Toleubekova L, Al-Rashedy M, Syed AA, Ammori BJ, Summers LKM. Weight loss and metabolic effects of laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy. Obes Facts 2013;6(suppl 1):101 CrossRef

MacKintosh ML, McVey R, Syed AA, Ammori BJ, Kitchener HC, Crosbie EJ. The incidence of occult endometrial hyperplasia or carcinoma in morbidly obese women [Oral communication]. BJOG 2013;120 (Suppl. s1):226-226

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Menon A, Senapati P, Akhtar K, New J, Syed A, Ammori B. The effects of laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy on postoperative erythrocyte and haematinic indices at 1 year. Obesity Surgery 2013;23(8):105


Chrystal RJ, Syed AA, Summers LKM. Is orlistat effective in managing obesity in patients with type 2 diabetes who have previously failed at weight loss? Diabetic Medicine 2013;30(Suppl. 1):82

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Prajapati R, Canoy D, Gittins M, Buchan I, New J, Syed A. Effectiveness of sibutramine in promoting weight loss in obese people with and without diabetes in a weight management clinic: A retrospective case-cohort study. In: American Diabetes Association 70th Scientific Sessions, Orlando, FL (25-29 Jun 2010). Diabetes 2010;59(Suppl 1):A490-A491

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Jabbar A, Ingoe L, Junejo S, Carey P, Addison C, Thomas H, Parikh JD, Austin D, Hollingsworth KG, Stocken DD, Pearce SHS, Greenwood JP, Zaman A, Razvi S. Effect of Levothyroxine on Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction in Patients With Subclinical Hypothyroidism and Acute Myocardial Infarction: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA. 2020;324(3):249-258

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Colhoun HM, et al. Effects of atorvastatin on kidney outcomes and cardiovascular disease in patients with diabetes: an analysis from the Collaborative Atorvastatin Diabetes Study (CARDS). Am J Kidney Dis 2009;54(5):810-9

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Colhoun HM, et al. Primary prevention of cardiovascular disease with atorvastatin in type 2 diabetes in the Collaborative Atorvastatin Diabetes Study (CARDS): multicentre randomized placebo-controlled trial. Lancet 2004;364:685-96

CARDS Investigators                             CrossRef | PMID:15325833 | Scholar

Thomason MJ, et al. Baseline characteristics in the Collaborative AtoRvastatin Diabetes Study (CARDS) in patients with Type 2 diabetes. Diabetic Medicine 2004;21:901-5

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Jayapaul MK, et al. The joint diabetic-renal clinic in clinical practice: 10 years of data from a District General Hospital. QJM 2006;99:153-60

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Rattansingh A, et al. Bidirectional flow within the intratesticular arteries caused by microvenous thrombosis secondary to testicular torsion. J Ultrasound Med 2009;28:817-21

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Electronic articles & communications

Kyriacou A, Kyriacou A, Syed AA. Time to end medical nihilism in non-surgical weight management.  2014; Sep 30

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Syed AA. Re: Pharmacotherapy for weight loss.  2014; Jun 17

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Matthews DC, Syed AA. TSH receptor antibodies in Graves' disease.  2011; Mar 28

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Bradley DC, Syed AA. Clinical meetings are underutilized opportunities for workplace based assessment.  2010; Oct 2

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Syed AA. Endodiabology on the web. Endodiabology  2007; May 22

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Syed AA. If evidence-based medicine were a black tie party.  2004; Apr 16

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Syed AA. Rapid responses have their uses.  2004; Feb 13 Twisselmann B. Joy of rapid responses: Summary of responses. BMJ  2004;328:645 | CrossRef | PMC381187

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Book chapters


Hunter AL, Syed AA. Obesity, cortisol excess and the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis. pp.37-48 In: Weaver JU, editor. Practical guide to obesity medicine, Edition: 1,  Publisher: Elsevier, 2017

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Kalavalapalli SS, Syed AA. Bariatric surgery in women of childbearing age. In: Seshiah V, editor. Contemporary topics in gestational diabetes mellitus. New Delhi: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd., 2014

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PhD thesis


Syed AA. The role of glucocorticoid receptor polymorphisms and glucocorticoid sensitivity in human obesity and the metabolic syndrome. Doctoral dissertation. Newcastle upon Tyne: University of Newcastle upon Tyne, 2008

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Current projects


The impact of obesity and weight loss on the endometrium. ISRCTN17241389 | DOI 10.1186/ISRCTN17241389

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Post-Radioiodine Graves' Management: The PRAGMA-Study (PRAGMA). NCT01885533

NCT01885533 |