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Response: The Effects of High Fat Diet and Resveratrol on Mitochondrial Activity of Brown Adipocytes (Endocrinol Metab 2016;31:328-35, Cheol Ryong Ku et al.)

Ku CR, Lee EJ

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2016 Sep;31(3):482-483.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2016.31.3.482
No abstract available.
Letter: The Effects of High Fat Diet and Resveratrol on Mitochondrial Activity of Brown Adipocytes (Endocrinol Metab 2016;31:328-35, Cheol Ryong Ku et al.)

Cha JY

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2016 Sep;31(3):480-481.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2016.31.3.480
No abstract available.
Cholestyramine Use for Rapid Reversion to Euthyroid States in Patients with Thyrotoxicosis

Ha J, Jo K, Kang B, Kim MH, Lim DJ

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2016 Sep;31(3):476-479.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2016.31.3.476
Cholestyramine (CS) is an ion exchange resin, which binds to iodothyronines and would lower serum thyroid hormone level. The use of CS added to conventional antithyroid drugs to control thyrotoxicosis...
Macrophage Densities Correlated with CXC Chemokine Receptor 4 Expression and Related with Poor Survival in Anaplastic Thyroid Cancer

Kim DI, Kim E, Kim YA, Cho SW, Lim JA, Park YJ

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2016 Sep;31(3):469-475.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2016.31.3.469
BACKGROUND: Tumor associated macrophages (TAMs) and CXC chemokine receptor 4 (CXCR4) have emerged as potential biomarkers in various human cancers. The aims of this study were to investigate the clinical...
Comparison of Thyroglobulin Measurements Using Three Different Immunoassay Kits: A BRAMHS Tg-Plus RIA Kit, a BRAMHS hTg Sensitive Kryptor Kit, and a Beckman Coulter ACCESS Immunoassay Kit

Kim M, Jeon MJ, Kim WG, Lee JJ, Ryu JS, Cho EJ, Ko DH, Lee W, Chun S, Min WK, Kim TY, Shong YK, Kim WB

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2016 Sep;31(3):462-468.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2016.31.3.462
BACKGROUND: Second-generation thyroglobulin immunometric assays (Tg-IMAs) have been developed with improved sensitivity. Our aim was to compare the diagnostic value of Tg-IMA measurements using a Kryptor (BRAHMS AG) kit (Tg-K)...
The Association of Higher Plasma Macrophage Migration Inhibitory Factor Levels with Lower Bone Mineral Density and Higher Bone Turnover Rate in Postmenopausal Women

Kim H, Ahn SH, Shin C, Lee SH, Kim BJ, Koh JM

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2016 Sep;31(3):454-461.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2016.31.3.454
BACKGROUND: Despite evidence from animal and clinical studies showing the detrimental effects of macrophage migration inhibitory factor (MIF) on bone metabolism, there are no clinical studies relating circulating MIF levels...
Prevalence of Reduced Kidney Function by Estimated Glomerular Filtration Rate Using an Equation Based on Creatinine and Cystatin C in Metabolic Syndrome and Its Components in Korean Adults

Kang YH, Jeong DW, Son SM

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2016 Sep;31(3):446-453.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2016.31.3.446
BACKGROUND: It is known that metabolic syndrome (MetS) is associated with chronic kidney disease. We evaluated and compared the prevalence of reduced kidney function in MetS and its components by...
Correlation of Glypican-4 Level with Basal Active Glucagon-Like Peptide 1 Level in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Lee SA, Koh G, Cho SJ, Yoo SY, Chin SO

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2016 Sep;31(3):439-445.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2016.31.3.439
BACKGROUND: Previous studies have reported that glypican-4 (GPC4) regulates insulin signaling by interacting with insulin receptor and through adipocyte differentiation. However, GPC4 has not been studied with regard to its...
Osteoporosis and Prevalent Fractures among Adult Filipino Men Screened for Bone Mineral Density in a Tertiary Hospital

Mendoza ES, Lopez AA, Valdez VA, Mercado-Asis LB

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2016 Sep;31(3):433-438.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2016.31.3.433
BACKGROUND: Osteoporosis in men is markedly underdiagnosed and undertreated despite higher morbidity and mortality associated with fractures. This study aimed to characterize adult Filipino men with osteopenia, osteoporosis and prevalent...
Prognostic Factors in Patients Hospitalized with Diabetic Ketoacidosis

Agarwal A, Yadav A, Gutch M, Consul S, Kumar S, Prakash V, Gupta AK, Bhattacharjee A

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2016 Sep;31(3):424-432.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2016.31.3.424
BACKGROUND: Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is characterized by a biochemical triad of hyperglycemia, acidosis, and ketonemia. This condition is life-threatening despite improvements in diabetic care. The purpose of this study was...
Comparison of Age of Onset and Frequency of Diabetic Complications in the Very Elderly Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

Lee BK, Kim SW, Choi D, Cho EH

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2016 Sep;31(3):416-423.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2016.31.3.416
BACKGROUND: The prevalence of type 2 diabetes in elderly people has increased dramatically in the last few decades. This study was designed to clarify the clinical characteristics of type 2...
Prevalence of Hyponatremia in Hypothyroid Patients during Radioactive ¹³¹I Ablation for Differentiated Thyroid Cancer: Single Institution Experience

Dayrit JC, Cunanan EC, Kho SA

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2016 Sep;31(3):410-415.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2016.31.3.410
BACKGROUND: Hyponatremia developing in hypothyroid patients has been encountered in clinical practice; however, its prevalence has not been well established. METHODS: Thirty patients diagnosed with differentiated thyroid cancer, rendered hypothyroid after...
Eligibility for Statin Treatment in Korean Subjects with Reduced Renal Function: An Observational Study

Moon BS, Kim J, Kim JH, Hyun YY, Park SE, Oh HG, Park CY, Lee WY, Oh KW, Lee KB, Kim H, Park SW, Rhee EJ

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2016 Sep;31(3):402-409.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2016.31.3.402
BACKGROUND: The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between statin eligibility and the degree of renal dysfunction using the Adult Treatment Panel (ATP) III and the American...
New Biological Markers of Bone Metabolism in Osteoporosis Treatment

Cho SW

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2016 Sep;31(3):400-401.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2016.31.3.400
No abstract available.
Recent Updates on the Management of Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma

Kim BH, Kim IJ

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2016 Sep;31(3):392-399.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2016.31.3.392
Medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC) is a rare neuroendocrine tumor derived from the thyroid C cells producing calcitonin. MTC accounts for 0.6% of all thyroid cancers and incidence of MTC increased...
Update on the Management of Thyroid Disease during Pregnancy

Yim CH

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2016 Sep;31(3):386-391.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2016.31.3.386
Thyroid dysfunction during pregnancy can result in serious complications for both the mother and infant; however, these complications can be prevented by optimal treatment of maternal overt thyroid dysfunction. Although...
Recent Advances in Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases

Yoo WS, Chung HK

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2016 Sep;31(3):379-385.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2016.31.3.379
Autoimmune thyroid disease (AITD) includes hyperthyroid Graves disease, hypothyroid autoimmune thyroiditis, and subtle subclinical thyroid dysfunctions. AITD is caused by interactions between genetic and environmental predisposing factors and results in...
The Revised 2016 Korean Thyroid Association Guidelines for Thyroid Nodules and Cancers: Differences from the 2015 American Thyroid Association Guidelines


  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2016 Sep;31(3):373-378.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2016.31.3.373
Increased detection of thyroid nodules using high-resolution ultrasonography has resulted in a world-wide increase in the incidence of differentiated thyroid cancer (DTC). Despite the steep increase in its incidence, the...
Novel Molecules Regulating Energy Homeostasis: Physiology and Regulation by Macronutrient Intake and Weight Loss

Gavrieli A, Mantzoros

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2016 Sep;31(3):361-372.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2016.31.3.361
Excess energy intake, without a compensatory increase of energy expenditure, leads to obesity. Several molecules are involved in energy homeostasis regulation and new ones are being discovered constantly. Appetite regulating...
Insulin Secretory Capacity and Insulin Resistance in Korean Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Patients

Kim JD, Lee WY

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2016 Sep;31(3):354-360.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2016.31.3.354
It is well known that many Korean patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) were non-obese and had decreased insulin secretion in past. However, during the past three decades, lifestyles...

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