Bernadette Biondi, MD

University of Naples Federico II

Biographical Sketch:
Prof. Bernadette Biondi is associate professor at the Endocrine Division of the Department of Clinical Medicine , University of Naples Federico II Medical School, Naples, Italy.She is tutorial teacher in Endocrinology and Cardiovascular Endocrinology for the students of University of Naples Medical School. Dr. Biondi’s clinical research has focused on the cardiovascular effects of thyroid hormone, subclinical thyroid disease and clinical outcomes in patients with thyroid cancer. She is the author or co-author of numerous papers that appeared in such journals as Lancet, Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, Annals of Internal Medicine, Circulation, Endocrine Review, Nature Clinical Practice in Endocrinology and Metabolism, New England Journal of Medicine, JAMA, European Journal of Endocrinology etc. Relevant Publications in the last years Biondi B. The normal TSH reference range: what has changed in the last decade? J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2013 Sep;98(9):3584-7. Biondi B. Mechanisms in endocrinology: Heart failure and thyroid dysfunction. Eur J Endocrinol. 2012 Nov;167(5):609-18. Biondi B. Natural history, diagnosis and management of subclinical thyroid dysfunction. Best Pract Res Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2012 Aug;26(4):431-46. . Biondi B . How could we improve the increased cardiovascular mortality in patients with overt and subclinical hyperthyroidism?. Eur J Endocrinol. 2012 167: 295-299 Cooper DS, Biondi B. Subclinical thyroid disease Lancet, vol. 380, p. 336-337 Biondi B . Endogenous subclinical hyperthyroidism: who, when and why to treat. Expert Review of Endocrinology & Metabolism . 2011; 6: 785-792, ISSN: 1744-6651 Biondi B, Cooper DS. The clinical significance of subclinical thyroid dysfunction. Endocr Rev. 2008 Feb;29(1):76-131. Biondi B, Palmieri EA, Fazio S, Cosco C, Nocera M, Saccà L, Filetti S, Lombardi G, Perticone F. Endogenous subclinical hyperthyroidism affects quality of life and cardiac morphology and function in young and middle-aged patients. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2000 Dec;85(12):4701-5.
M78 Subclinical Hyperthyroidism: Treatment and Follow up