Dr Bernard Champion

Senior Lecturer
Medicine, Nepean Clinical School

Telephone +61 2 4734 3594
Fax +61 2 4734 2614

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Clinical Specialty

Endocrinology

Selected grants

2012

  • Do maternal vitamin D levels influence the fetal and maternal immune systems in pregnancy; Champion B; Australian Women and Childrens Research Foundation (OZWAC)/Medical Research Project Grant.

2010

  • Effect of pregnancy on eyes changes associated with Graves hyperthyroidism and Hashimotos thyroidism; Champion B, Wall J; Australian Women and Children's Research Foundation (OZWAC)/Medical Research Project Grant.

Selected publications

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Book Chapters

  • Wall, J., Champion, B. (2012). The Role of Real-Time Thyroid Ultrasonography in the Assessment and Management of Patients with Hashimoto's Thyroiditis. In Drahomira Springer (Eds.), Hypothyroidism - Influences and Treatments, (pp. 167-180). Croatia: InTech Publishers.

Journals

  • Lahooti, H., Cultrone, D., Edirimanne, S., Walsh, J., Delbridge, L., Cregan, P., El Kochairi, I., Champion, B., Wall, J. (2014). Association of the CASQ1 gene SNP rs3838216 with ophthalmopathy in patients with thyroid autoimmunity. Ophthalmology Research: An International Journal, 2(6), 281-293. [More Information]
  • Cultrone, D., Lahooti, H., Edirimanne, S., Delbridge, L., Champion, B., Wall, J. (2014). Calsequestrin is Decreased in the Thyroid Gland of Patients with Graves' Disease - Further Evidence for a Role of Autoimmunity against this Protein in Graves' Ophthalmopathy. British Journal of Medicine & Medical Research, 4(23), 4065-4075.
  • Byström, M., Liu, A., Quinton, A., Champion, B., Mann, K., Peek, M., Nanan, R. (2014). Gestational Diabetes Independently Increases Birth Length and Augments the Effects of Maternal BMI on Birth Weight: A Retrospective Cohort Study. Frontiers in Pediatrics, 2(112), 1-6. [More Information]
  • Ojha, R., Liu, A., Champion, B., Hibbert, E., Nanan, R. (2014). Spaced scenario demonstrations improve knowledge and confidence in pediatric acute illness management. Frontiers in Pediatrics, 2, 1-6. [More Information]
  • Wall, J., Lahooti, H., El Kochairi, I., Lytton, S., Champion, B. (2014). Thyroid-stimulating immunoglobulins as measured in a reporter bioassay are not detected in patients with Hashimoto's thyroiditis and ophthalmopathy or isolated upper eyelid retraction. Clinical Ophthalmology, 8, 2071-2076. [More Information]
  • Lahooti, H., Tran, H., El Kochairi, I., Lytton, S., Champion, B., Wall, J. (2014). TSH receptor antibodies as measured in the thyroid stimulating immunoglobulin (TSI) reporter bioassay Thyretain are not detected in patients with euthyroid Graves' disease. Austin Journal of Clinical Opthalmology, 1(5), 1-7.
  • Lahooti, H., Wise, B., Tjiang, H., Champion, B., Wall, J. (2014). Vitamin D Deficiency may be a Risk Factor for Ophthalmopathy in Patients with Graves' Hyperthyroidism But Not Hashimoto's Thyroiditis. Ophthalmology Research: An International Journal, 2(1), 10-17. [More Information]
  • Nguyen, B., Gopinath, B., Ma, G., Champion, B., Wall, J. (2012). Cell mediated Immunity Against Three Eye Muscle Antigens and Correlation with Eye Signs in Patients with Transient and Chronic Thyroiditis. The Open Autoimmunity Journal, 4, 4-9.
  • Nanan, R., Poulton, A., Champion, B. (2012). Clinical pathways: a departure from the art of medicine. Medical Journal of Australia, 196(2), 96-96. [More Information]
  • Ardley, M., McCorquodale, T., Lahooti, H., Champion, B., Wall, J. (2012). Eye findings and immunological markers in probands and their euthyroid relatives from a single family with multiple cases of thyroid autoimmunity. Thyroid Research, 5(1), 1-6. [More Information]
  • Champion, B., Tang, A. (2012). Investigating disorders of hypercalcaemia. Endocrinology Today: peer reviewed updates for medical practitioners, 1(3), 38-40.
  • Manya, K., Champion, B., Dunning, T. (2012). The use of complementary and alternative medicine among people living with diabetes in Sydney. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 12(1), 1-5. [More Information]
  • Girgis, C., Cole, C., Champion, B. (2011). Bilateral adrenal haemorrhage in a critically ill patient. Critical Care and Resuscitation. [More Information]
  • Girgis, C., Champion, B., Wall, J. (2011). Current concepts in Graves' disease. Therapeutic Advances in Endocrinology and Metabolism, 2(3), 135-144. [More Information]
  • Kambo, J., Girgis, C., Champion, B., Wall, J. (2011). Delayed-Onset Hypoparathyroidism in an Adolescent with Chromosome 22Q11 Deletion Syndrome. Endocrine Practice, 17(5), e123-e125. [More Information]
  • Girgis, C., Champion, B. (2011). Vildagliptin-induced acute pancreatitis. Endocrine Practice, 17(3), e48-e50. [More Information]
  • El-Kaissi, S., Bowden, J., Henry, M., Yeo, M., Champion, B., Brotchie, P., Nicholson, G., Wall, J. (2010). Association between radioiodine therapy for Graves' hyperthyroidism and thyroid-associated ophthalmopathy. International Ophthalmology Clinics, 30(4), 397-405. [More Information]
  • Yung, G., Kannangara, S., Bui, C., Mansberg, R., Champion, B. (2010). Riedel thyroiditis demonstrated on gallium scintigraphy. Clinical Nuclear Medicine, 35(8), 614-617. [More Information]
  • Champion, B., Gopinath, B., Ma, G., El-Kaissi, S., Wall, J. (2008). Conversion to Graves' hyperthyroidism in a patient with hypothyroidism due to Hashimoto's thyroiditis documented by real-time thyroid ultrasonography. Thyroid, 18(10), 1135-1137. [More Information]
  • McElduff, A., Ross, G., Lagstrom, J., Champion, B., Flack, J., Lau, S., Moses, R., Seneratne, S., McLean, M., Cheung, N. (2005). Pregestational diabetes and pregnancy: an Australian experience. Diabetes Care, 28(5), 1260-1261. [More Information]
  • Diamond, T., Champion, B., Clark, W. (2003). Management of Acute Vertebral Fractures and Conservative Therapy: A Comparison between percutaneous vertebroplasty and conservative therapy. The American Journal of Medicine, 114(4), 257-265.
  • Champion, B., Choy, F., Schrieber, L., Roche, J., Rowe, D. (2002). Isolated fascicular oculomotor nerve palsy as the initial presentation of the antiphospholipid syndrome. Journal of Clinical Neuroscience, 9(6), 691-694.

2014

  • Lahooti, H., Cultrone, D., Edirimanne, S., Walsh, J., Delbridge, L., Cregan, P., El Kochairi, I., Champion, B., Wall, J. (2014). Association of the CASQ1 gene SNP rs3838216 with ophthalmopathy in patients with thyroid autoimmunity. Ophthalmology Research: An International Journal, 2(6), 281-293. [More Information]
  • Cultrone, D., Lahooti, H., Edirimanne, S., Delbridge, L., Champion, B., Wall, J. (2014). Calsequestrin is Decreased in the Thyroid Gland of Patients with Graves' Disease - Further Evidence for a Role of Autoimmunity against this Protein in Graves' Ophthalmopathy. British Journal of Medicine & Medical Research, 4(23), 4065-4075.
  • Byström, M., Liu, A., Quinton, A., Champion, B., Mann, K., Peek, M., Nanan, R. (2014). Gestational Diabetes Independently Increases Birth Length and Augments the Effects of Maternal BMI on Birth Weight: A Retrospective Cohort Study. Frontiers in Pediatrics, 2(112), 1-6. [More Information]
  • Ojha, R., Liu, A., Champion, B., Hibbert, E., Nanan, R. (2014). Spaced scenario demonstrations improve knowledge and confidence in pediatric acute illness management. Frontiers in Pediatrics, 2, 1-6. [More Information]
  • Wall, J., Lahooti, H., El Kochairi, I., Lytton, S., Champion, B. (2014). Thyroid-stimulating immunoglobulins as measured in a reporter bioassay are not detected in patients with Hashimoto's thyroiditis and ophthalmopathy or isolated upper eyelid retraction. Clinical Ophthalmology, 8, 2071-2076. [More Information]
  • Lahooti, H., Tran, H., El Kochairi, I., Lytton, S., Champion, B., Wall, J. (2014). TSH receptor antibodies as measured in the thyroid stimulating immunoglobulin (TSI) reporter bioassay Thyretain are not detected in patients with euthyroid Graves' disease. Austin Journal of Clinical Opthalmology, 1(5), 1-7.
  • Lahooti, H., Wise, B., Tjiang, H., Champion, B., Wall, J. (2014). Vitamin D Deficiency may be a Risk Factor for Ophthalmopathy in Patients with Graves' Hyperthyroidism But Not Hashimoto's Thyroiditis. Ophthalmology Research: An International Journal, 2(1), 10-17. [More Information]

2012

  • Nguyen, B., Gopinath, B., Ma, G., Champion, B., Wall, J. (2012). Cell mediated Immunity Against Three Eye Muscle Antigens and Correlation with Eye Signs in Patients with Transient and Chronic Thyroiditis. The Open Autoimmunity Journal, 4, 4-9.
  • Nanan, R., Poulton, A., Champion, B. (2012). Clinical pathways: a departure from the art of medicine. Medical Journal of Australia, 196(2), 96-96. [More Information]
  • Ardley, M., McCorquodale, T., Lahooti, H., Champion, B., Wall, J. (2012). Eye findings and immunological markers in probands and their euthyroid relatives from a single family with multiple cases of thyroid autoimmunity. Thyroid Research, 5(1), 1-6. [More Information]
  • Champion, B., Tang, A. (2012). Investigating disorders of hypercalcaemia. Endocrinology Today: peer reviewed updates for medical practitioners, 1(3), 38-40.
  • Wall, J., Champion, B. (2012). The Role of Real-Time Thyroid Ultrasonography in the Assessment and Management of Patients with Hashimoto's Thyroiditis. In Drahomira Springer (Eds.), Hypothyroidism - Influences and Treatments, (pp. 167-180). Croatia: InTech Publishers.
  • Manya, K., Champion, B., Dunning, T. (2012). The use of complementary and alternative medicine among people living with diabetes in Sydney. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 12(1), 1-5. [More Information]

2011

  • Girgis, C., Cole, C., Champion, B. (2011). Bilateral adrenal haemorrhage in a critically ill patient. Critical Care and Resuscitation. [More Information]
  • Girgis, C., Champion, B., Wall, J. (2011). Current concepts in Graves' disease. Therapeutic Advances in Endocrinology and Metabolism, 2(3), 135-144. [More Information]
  • Kambo, J., Girgis, C., Champion, B., Wall, J. (2011). Delayed-Onset Hypoparathyroidism in an Adolescent with Chromosome 22Q11 Deletion Syndrome. Endocrine Practice, 17(5), e123-e125. [More Information]
  • Girgis, C., Champion, B. (2011). Vildagliptin-induced acute pancreatitis. Endocrine Practice, 17(3), e48-e50. [More Information]

2010

  • El-Kaissi, S., Bowden, J., Henry, M., Yeo, M., Champion, B., Brotchie, P., Nicholson, G., Wall, J. (2010). Association between radioiodine therapy for Graves' hyperthyroidism and thyroid-associated ophthalmopathy. International Ophthalmology Clinics, 30(4), 397-405. [More Information]
  • Yung, G., Kannangara, S., Bui, C., Mansberg, R., Champion, B. (2010). Riedel thyroiditis demonstrated on gallium scintigraphy. Clinical Nuclear Medicine, 35(8), 614-617. [More Information]

2008

  • Champion, B., Gopinath, B., Ma, G., El-Kaissi, S., Wall, J. (2008). Conversion to Graves' hyperthyroidism in a patient with hypothyroidism due to Hashimoto's thyroiditis documented by real-time thyroid ultrasonography. Thyroid, 18(10), 1135-1137. [More Information]

2005

  • McElduff, A., Ross, G., Lagstrom, J., Champion, B., Flack, J., Lau, S., Moses, R., Seneratne, S., McLean, M., Cheung, N. (2005). Pregestational diabetes and pregnancy: an Australian experience. Diabetes Care, 28(5), 1260-1261. [More Information]

2003

  • Diamond, T., Champion, B., Clark, W. (2003). Management of Acute Vertebral Fractures and Conservative Therapy: A Comparison between percutaneous vertebroplasty and conservative therapy. The American Journal of Medicine, 114(4), 257-265.

2002

  • Champion, B., Choy, F., Schrieber, L., Roche, J., Rowe, D. (2002). Isolated fascicular oculomotor nerve palsy as the initial presentation of the antiphospholipid syndrome. Journal of Clinical Neuroscience, 9(6), 691-694.

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