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Obesity and Hyperglycemia in Korean Men with Klinefelter Syndrome: The Korean Endocrine Society Registry

Han SJ, Kim KS, Kim W, Kim JH, Lee YH, Nam JS, Seo JA, Kim BK, Lee J, Chung JO, Kim MH, Sohn TS, Choi HS, Hong SB, Chung YS

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2016 Dec;31(4):598-603.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2016.31.4.598
BACKGROUND: The aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence of obesity in Korean men with Klinefelter syndrome (KS) and the associated risk factors for obesity and hyperglycemia. METHODS: Data...
The Recovery of Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Adrenal Axis Is Rapid in Subclinical Cushing Syndrome

Kim HK, Yoon JH, Jeong YA, Kang HC

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2016 Dec;31(4):592-597.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2016.31.4.592
BACKGROUND: In subclinical Cushing syndrome (SC), it is assumed that glucocorticoid production is insufficient to cause a clinically recognizable syndrome. Differences in hormonal levels or recovery time of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenocortical...
Molecular Diagnosis Using Residual Liquid-Based Cytology Materials for Patients with Nondiagnostic or Indeterminate Thyroid Nodules

Kwon H, Kim WG, Eszlinger , Paschke R, Song DE, Kim M, Park S, Jeon MJ, Kim TY, Shong YK, Kim WB

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2016 Dec;31(4):586-591.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2016.31.4.586
BACKGROUND: Molecular analysis for common somatic mutations in thyroid cancer can improve diagnostic accuracy of fine-needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) in the nondiagnostic or indeterminate category of thyroid nodules. In this...
Prevalent Rate of Nonalbuminuric Renal Insufficiency and Its Association with Cardiovascular Disease Event in Korean Type 2 Diabetes

Lee HW, Jo AR, Yi DW, Kang YH, Son SM

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2016 Dec;31(4):577-585.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2016.31.4.577
BACKGROUND: Nonalbuminuric renal insufficiency is a unique category of diabetic kidney diseases. The objectives of the study were to evaluate prevalent rate of nonalbuminuric renal insufficiency and to investigate its...
Cardiac Dysfunction in Association with Increased Inflammatory Markers in Primary Aldosteronism

Lim JS, Park S, Park SI, Oh YT, Choi E, Kim JY, Rhee Y

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2016 Dec;31(4):567-576.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2016.31.4.567
BACKGROUND: Oxidative stress in primary aldosteronism (PA) is thought to worsen aldosterone-induced damage by activating proinflammatory processes. Therefore, we investigated whether inflammatory markers associated with oxidative stress is increased with...
Waist Circumference as a Marker of Obesity Is More Predictive of Coronary Artery Calcification than Body Mass Index in Apparently Healthy Korean Adults: The Kangbuk Samsung Health Study

Park J, Lee ES, Lee DY, Kim J, Park SE, Park CY, Lee WY, Oh KW, Park SW, Rhee EJ

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2016 Dec;31(4):559-566.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2016.31.4.559
BACKGROUND: We aimed to assess the risk for coronary artery calcification (CAC) according to groups subdivided by body mass index (BMI) and waist circumference (WC) in apparently healthy Korean adults. METHODS:...
Association between Obesity and Bone Mineral Density by Gender and Menopausal Status

Salamat MR, Salamat AH, Janghorbani M

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2016 Dec;31(4):547-558.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2016.31.4.547
BACKGROUND: We investigated whether there were gender differences in the effect of obesity on bone mineral density (BMD) based on menopausal status. METHODS: We assessed 5,892 consecutive patients 20 to 91...
Urinary Albumin Excretion Reflects Cardiovascular Risk in Postmenopausal Women without Diabetes: The 2011 to 2013 Korean National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey

Ahn HJ, Moon DS, Kang DY, Lee JI, Kim DY, Kim JH, Kim SY, Bae HY

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2016 Dec;31(4):537-546.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2016.31.4.537
BACKGROUND: The objective of the current study was to determine whether there was an association between urinary albumin excretion and cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk by estimating the Framingham Risk Score...
Klinefelter Syndrome and Metabolic Disorder

Bae JC

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2016 Dec;31(4):535-536.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2016.31.4.535
No abstract available.
Nonalbuminuric Renal Insufficiency: Can It Be a Novel Category of Diabetic Nephropathy?

Tanaka M, Itoh H

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2016 Dec;31(4):533-534.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2016.31.4.533
No abstract available.
Current Status of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery in Korea

Choi YB

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2016 Dec;31(4):525-532.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2016.31.4.525
Bariatric surgery is considered to be the most effective treatment modality in maintaining long-term weight reduction and improving obesity-related conditions in morbidly obese patients. In Korea, surgery for morbid obesity...
Brain Regulation of Energy Metabolism

Roh E, Kim MS

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2016 Dec;31(4):519-524.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2016.31.4.519
In healthy individuals, energy intake is in balance with energy expenditure, which helps to maintain a normal body weight. The brain's inability to control energy homeostasis underlies the pathology of...
Epidemiology of Childhood Obesity in Korea

Ha KH, Kim DJ

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2016 Dec;31(4):510-518.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2016.31.4.510
Over the past several decades, the prevalence of obesity has increased dramatically worldwide and is increasing not only in developed countries, but also in developing countries. This increase may lead...
How to Begin Molecular Research of Metabolic Diseases

Yoon BK, Kim JW

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2016 Dec;31(4):505-509.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2016.31.4.505
Advancing higher education is an important goal within the scientific and medical communities. The Korean Endocrine Society has worked with medical researchers who hope to conduct molecular research in addition...
Bile Acid Nuclear Receptor Farnesoid X Receptor: Therapeutic Target for Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

Kim SG, Kim BK, Kim K, Fang S

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2016 Dec;31(4):500-504.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2016.31.4.500
Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is one of the causes of fatty liver, occurring when fat is accumulated in the liver without alcohol consumption. NAFLD is the most common liver...
Clinical Update in Aspects of the Management of Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases

Topliss DJ

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2016 Dec;31(4):493-499.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2016.31.4.493
Aspects of autoimmune thyroid disease updated in this review include: immunoglobulin G4 (IgG4)-related thyroid disease (Riedel's thyroiditis, fibrosing variant of Hashimoto's thyroiditis, IgG4-related Hashimoto's thyroiditis, and Graves' disease with elevated...
Osteoblasts Are the Centerpiece of the Metastatic Bone Microenvironment

Jeong HM, Cho SW, Park SI

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2016 Dec;31(4):485-492.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2016.31.4.485
The tumor microenvironment is comprised of diverse stromal cell populations in addition to tumor cells. Increasing evidence now clearly supports the role of microenvironment stromal cells in tumor progression and...

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