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Response: Insufficient Experience in Thyroid Fine-Needle Aspiration Leads to Misdiagnosis of Thyroid Cancer (Endocrinol Metab 2014;29:293-9, Jung Il Son et al.)

Son JI, Woo JT

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2014 Dec;29(4):592-593.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2014.29.4.592
No abstract available.
Letter: Insufficient Experience in Thyroid Fine-Needle Aspiration Leads to Misdiagnosis of Thyroid Cancer (Endocrinol Metab 2014;29:293-9, Jung Il Son et al.)

Yi HS, Lee S

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2014 Dec;29(4):590-591.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2014.29.4.590
No abstract available.
Incidentally Detected Inoperable Malignant Pheochromocytoma with Hepatic Metastasis Treated by Transcatheter Arterial Chemoembolization

Kim JK, Kim BH, Baek SM, Shin DH, Kim WJ, Jeon YK, Kim SS, Kim IJ

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2014 Dec;29(4):584-589.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2014.29.4.584
Malignant pheochromocytoma (PCC) is a rare condition. Although the liver is the second most frequent site of metastasis in malignant PCC, no definite treatments have been established. Herein, we report...
Solitary Skin Metastasis of Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma

Kwon H, Kim H, Park S, Song DE, Kim WG, Kim TY, Shong YK, Kim WB

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2014 Dec;29(4):579-583.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2014.29.4.579
A solitary skin metastasis is a rare manifestation of papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC). A 55-year-old woman presented with a movable subcutaneous nodule in her anterior neck for several months. Three...
Low Serum Testosterone Concentrations in Hospitalized Men with Poorly Controlled Type 2 Diabetes

Kim KS, Kang SH, Kim MJ, Kim SK, Kim YL, Park WK, Park SW, Cho YW

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2014 Dec;29(4):574-578.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2014.29.4.574
Our aim was to examine whether serum testosterone concentrations are in fact low in hospitalized men with poorly controlled type 2 diabetes compared with healthy men. In this study, 79...
Expression of Glucagon-Like Peptide 1 Receptor during Osteogenic Differentiation of Adipose-Derived Stem Cells

Jeon YK, Bae MJ, Kim JI, Kim JH, Choi SJ, Kwon SK, An JH, Kim SS, Kim BH, Kim YK, Kim IJ

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2014 Dec;29(4):567-573.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2014.29.4.567
BACKGROUND: Glucagon-like peptide 1 (GLP-1), an incretin hormone well known for its glucose-lowering effect, was recently reported to exert an anabolic effect on bone. Although the exact mechanism is not...
Partial Hepatectomy in Acetylation-Deficient BubR1 Mice Corroborates that Chromosome Missegregation Initiates Tumorigenesis

Lee YK, Park I, Lee H

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2014 Dec;29(4):561-566.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2014.29.4.561
BACKGROUND: Aneuploidy has been suggested as one of the major causes of cancer from the time of Boveri. In support of this notion, many studies have shown that cancer cells...
Activation of AMP-Activated Protein Kinase Attenuates Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha-Induced Lipolysis via Protection of Perilipin in 3T3-L1 Adipocytes

Hong SW, Lee J, Park SE, Rhee EJ, Park CY, Oh KW, Park SW, Lee WY

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2014 Dec;29(4):553-560.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2014.29.4.553
BACKGROUND: Tumor necrosis factor (TNF)-alpha and AMP-activated protein kinase (AMPK) are known to stimulate and repress lipolysis in adipocytes, respectively; however, the mechanisms regulating these processes have not been completely...
The Validity of Ultrasonography-Guided Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy in Thyroid Nodules 4 cm or Larger Depends on Ultrasonography Characteristics

Kim JH, Kim NK, Oh YL, Kim HJ, Kim SY, Chung JH, Kim SW

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2014 Dec;29(4):545-552.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2014.29.4.545
BACKGROUND: The objective of this study was to evaluate the validity of fine needle aspiration biopsy (FNAB) according to ultrasonography (US) characteristics in thyroid nodules 4 cm and larger. METHODS: We...
Expression of Glucagon-Like Peptide-1 Receptor in Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma and Its Clinicopathologic Significance

Jung MJ, Kwon SK

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2014 Dec;29(4):536-544.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2014.29.4.536
BACKGROUND: Incretin-based therapies are rapidly becoming one of the main glycemic control strategies in diabetes. Considering the large numbers of papillary thyroid carcinomas (PTCs) and possible effects of glucagon-like peptide-1...
Standardized Thyroid Cancer Mortality in Korea between 1985 and 2010

Choi YM, Kim TY, Jang EK, Kwon H, Jeon MJ, Kim WG, Shong YK, Kim WB

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2014 Dec;29(4):530-535.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2014.29.4.530
BACKGROUND: The prevalence of thyroid cancer has increased very rapidly in Korea. However, there is no published report focusing on thyroid cancer mortality in Korea. In this study, we aimed...
Sex Factors in the Metabolic Syndrome as a Predictor of Cardiovascular Disease

Suh S, Baek J, Bae JC, Kim KN, Park MK, Kim DK, Cho NH, Lee MK

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2014 Dec;29(4):522-529.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2014.29.4.522
BACKGROUND: Metabolic syndrome (MetS) is a condition characterized by a cluster of metabolic disorders and is associated with increased risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD). This study analyzed data from the...
Increased Risk of Diabetes Development in Subjects with the Hypertriglyceridemic Waist Phenotype: A 4-Year Longitudinal Study

Han KJ, Lee SY, Kim NH, Chae HB, Lee TH, Jang CM, Yoo KM, Park HJ, Lee MK, Jeon WS, Park SE, Park CY, Lee WY, Oh KW, Park SW, Rhee EJ

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2014 Dec;29(4):514-521.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2014.29.4.514
BACKGROUND: The hypertriglyceridemic waist (HTGW) phenotype is a simple and inexpensive screening parameter to identify people at increased risk of cardiovascular disease. We evaluated whether the HTGW phenotype predicts diabetes...
The Frequency and Clinical Implications of the BRAF(V600E) Mutation in Papillary Thyroid Cancer Patients in Korea Over the Past Two Decades

Hong AR, Lim JA, Kim TH, Choi HS, Yoo WS, Min HS, Won JK, Lee KE, Jung KC, Park DJ, Park YJ

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2014 Dec;29(4):505-513.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2014.29.4.505
BACKGROUND: Over the past several decades, there has been a rapid worldwide increase in the prevalence of papillary thyroid cancer (PTC) as well as a number of changes in the...
Clinical Implications of Various Criteria for the Biochemical Diagnosis of Insulinoma

Ahn CH, Kim LK, Lee JE, Jung CH, Min SH, Park KS, Kim SY, Cho YM

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2014 Dec;29(4):498-504.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2014.29.4.498
BACKGROUND: Among the various diagnostic criteria for insulinoma, the ratio criteria have been controversial. However, the amended insulin-glucose ratio exhibited excellent diagnostic performance in a recent retrospective cohort study, although...
Clinicopathological, Biochemical, and Sonographic Features of Thyroid Nodule Predictive of Malignancy among Adult Filipino Patients in a Tertiary Hospital in the Philippines

Canete EJ, Sison-Pena CM, Jimeno CA

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2014 Dec;29(4):489-497.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2014.29.4.489
BACKGROUND: Thyroid nodules may harbor cancer in 5% to 15% of cases. Specific clinical and sonographic features predictive of malignancy have been investigated in various populations, but due to differences...
Comparison of Serum Ferritin and Vitamin D in Association with the Severity of Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease in Korean Adults

Jeong DW, Lee HW, Cho YH, Yi DW, Lee SY, Son SM, Kang YH

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2014 Dec;29(4):479-488.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2014.29.4.479
BACKGROUND: Increased serum ferritin and decreased vitamin D levels associated with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). However, their association with the severity of NAFLD has not been fully evaluated. The...
Clinical Characteristics, Management, and Outcome of 22 Cases of Primary Hypophysitis

Park SM, Bae JC, Joung JY, Cho YY, Kim TH, Jin SM, Suh S, Hur KY, Kim KW

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2014 Dec;29(4):470-478.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2014.29.4.470
BACKGROUND: Primary hypophysitis causes varying degrees of endocrine dysfunction and mass effect. The natural course and best treatment have not been well established. METHODS: Medical records of 22 patients who had...
Preoperative Localization and Intraoperative Parathyroid Hormone Assay in Korean Patients with Primary Hyperparathyroidism

Cho E, Chang JM, Yoon SY, Lee GT, Ku YH, Kim HI, Lee MC, Lee GH, Kim MJ

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2014 Dec;29(4):464-469.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2014.29.4.464
BACKGROUND: The intraoperative parathyroid hormone (IOPTH) assay is widely used in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT). We investigated the usefulness of the IOPTH assay in Korean patients with PHPT. METHODS: We...
Clinical Characteristics and Metabolic Features of Patients with Adrenal Incidentalomas with or without Subclinical Cushing's Syndrome

Kim BY, Chun AR, Kim KJ, Jung CH, Kang SK, Mok JO, Kim CH

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2014 Dec;29(4):457-463.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2014.29.4.457
BACKGROUND: The aim of this study was to examine the clinical characteristics of adrenal incidentalomas discovered by computed tomography (CT) and to investigate metabolic features of subclinical Cushing's syndrome (SCS)...

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