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The Association between Persistent Hypertriglyceridemia and the Risk of Diabetes Development: The Kangbuk Samsung Health Study (Endocrinol Metab 2018;33:55–61, Yu Hyun Kwon et al.)

Seo MH

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2018 Jun;33(2):305-306.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2018.33.2.305
No abstract available.
Influence of Vitamin D Deficiency on Progression of Experimental Otitis Media in Rats

Kim HB, Lim SH, Cho CG, Choi HS

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2018 Jun;33(2):296-304.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2018.33.2.296
BACKGROUND: Vitamin D plays an important role in the immune response against infection. The purpose of the present study was to investigate the influence of vitamin D deficiency on the...
Prognosis of Differentiated Thyroid Carcinoma with Initial Distant Metastasis: A Multicenter Study in Korea

Kim H, Kim HI, Kim SW, Jung J, Jeon MJ, Kim WG, Kim TY, Kim HK, Kang HC, Han JM, Cho YY, Kim TH, Chung JH

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2018 Jun;33(2):287-295.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2018.33.2.287
BACKGROUND: Most patients with differentiated thyroid cancer (DTC) have a favorable prognosis. However, patients with DTC and initial distant metastasis have not been commonly found, and their clinical characteristics have...
Study Protocol of Multicenter Prospective Cohort Study of Active Surveillance on Papillary Thyroid Microcarcinoma (MAeSTro)

Moon JH, Kim JH, Lee EK, Lee KE, Kong SH, Kim YK, Jung WJ, Lee CY, Yoo RE, Hwangbo Y, Song YS, Kim MJ, Cho SW, Kim SJ, Jung EJ, Choi JY, Ryu CH, Lee YJ, Hah JH, Jung YS, Ryu J, Hwang Y, Park SK, Sung HK, Yi KH, Park DJ, Park YJ

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2018 Jun;33(2):278-286.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2018.33.2.278
BACKGROUND: The ongoing Multicenter Prospective Cohort Study of Active Surveillance on Papillary Thyroid Microcarcinoma (MAeSTro) aims to observe the natural course of papillary thyroid microcarcinoma (PTMC), develop a protocol for...
Association between Serum Fibroblast Growth Factor 21 Levels and Bone Mineral Density in Postmenopausal Women

Choi HS, Lee HA, Kim SW, Cho EH

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2018 Jun;33(2):273-277.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2018.33.2.273
BACKGROUND: Despite the beneficial effect of fibroblast growth factor 21 (FGF21) on metabolic disease, there are concerns about adverse effects on bone metabolism, supported by animal studies. However, a recent...
The Status and Distinct Characteristics of Endocrine Diseases in North Korean Articles Published between 2006 and 2015

Kim KJ, Ha S, Lee YH, Noh JH, Kim SG

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2018 Jun;33(2):268-272.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2018.33.2.268
BACKGROUND: Past decades of division have led to substantial differences in medical environments between South and North Korea. However, little is known about North Korea's medical status and research field,...
Prevalence and Annual Incidence of Thyroid Disease in Korea from 2006 to 2015: A Nationwide Population-Based Cohort Study

Kwon H, Jung JH, Han KD, Park YG, Cho JH, Lee DY, Han JM, Park SE, Rhee EJ, Lee WY

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2018 Jun;33(2):260-267.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2018.33.2.260
BACKGROUND: The incidence of thyroid nodules has increased worldwide in recent years. Thyroid dysfunction is a potential risk factor for hypercholesterolemia, cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, arrhythmia, and neuropsychiatric disease. This study...
Novel Mutation in PTHLH Related to Brachydactyly Type E2 Initially Confused with Unclassical Pseudopseudohypoparathyroidism

Bae J, Choi HS, Park SY, Lee DE, Lee S

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2018 Jun;33(2):252-259.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2018.33.2.252
BACKGROUND: Autosomal-dominant brachydactyly type E is a congenital abnormality characterized by small hands and feet, which is a consequence of shortened metacarpals and metatarsals. We recently encountered a young gentleman...
Distinct Ultradian Rhythms in Plasma Clusterin Concentrations in Lean and Obese Korean Subjects

Choi JH, Jeong E, Youn BS, Kim MS

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2018 Jun;33(2):245-251.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2018.33.2.245
BACKGROUND: Blood levels of many hormones show rhythmic fluctuations with variable duration of cycles. Clusterin/apolipoprotein J is a glycoprotein which is highly expressed in the plasma and has modulatory roles...
C-Arm Computed Tomography-Assisted Adrenal Venous Sampling Improved Right Adrenal Vein Cannulation and Sampling Quality in Primary Aldosteronism

Park CH, Hong N, Han K, Kang SW, Lee CR, Park S, Rhee Y

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2018 Jun;33(2):236-244.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2018.33.2.236
BACKGROUND: Adrenal venous sampling (AVS) is a gold standard for subtype classification of primary aldosteronism (PA). However, this procedure has a high failure rate because of the anatomical difficulties in...
Star-Shaped Intense Uptake of ¹³¹I on Whole Body Scans Can Reflect Good Therapeutic Effects of Low-Dose Radioactive Iodine Treatment of 1.1 GBq

Kong SH, Lim JA, Song YS, Moon S, Kim YA, Kim MJ, Cho SW, Moon JH, Yi KH, Park DJ, Cho BY, Park YJ

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2018 Jun;33(2):228-235.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2018.33.2.228
BACKGROUND: After initial radioactive iodine (RAI) treatment in differentiated thyroid cancer patients, we sometimes observe a star-shaped region of intense uptake of 131I on whole body scans (WBSs), called a...
Comparison of the Effects of Ezetimibe-Statin Combination Therapy on Major Adverse Cardiovascular Events in Patients with and without Diabetes: A Meta-Analysis

Hong N, Lee YH, Tsujita K, Gonzalez J, Kramer CM, Kovarnik T, Kouvelos G, Suzuki H, Han K, Lee CJ, Park SH, Lee BW, Cha BS, Kang ES

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2018 Jun;33(2):219-227.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2018.33.2.219
BACKGROUND: Ezetimibe-statin combination therapy has been found to reduce low density lipoprotein cholesterol levels and the risk of major adverse cardiovascular events (MACEs) in large trials. We sought to examine...
Association between Bone Mineral Density and Albuminuria: Cross-Sectional Analysis of Data from the 2011 Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey V-2

Yu TY, Kim HY, Lee JM, Lee DH, Cho CG

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2018 Jun;33(2):211-218.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2018.33.2.211
BACKGROUND: Albuminuria is known to be independently associated with progression of renal and cardiovascular disease. However, little is known regarding the exact relationship between albuminuria and bone mineral density (BMD)....
Procalcitonin as Marker of Recurrent Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Trimboli P, Giovanella L

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2018 Jun;33(2):204-210.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2018.33.2.204
BACKGROUND: Calcitonin measurement is pivotal in the management of medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC), but several pitfalls can affect its reliability. Other potential markers have been proposed, and procalcitonin (ProCT) has...
Parathyroid Hormone-Related Protein in the Hand or Out of Hand?

Kim SW

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2018 Jun;33(2):202-203.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2018.33.2.202
No abstract available.
Triennial Report of Endocrinology and Metabolism, 2015 to 2017

Rhee EJ, Jang HY, Lee WY

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2018 Jun;33(2):195-201.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2018.33.2.195
No abstract available.
Management of Low-Risk Papillary Thyroid Cancer

Iñiguez-Ariza NM, Brito JP

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2018 Jun;33(2):185-194.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2018.33.2.185
The incidence of thyroid cancer has increased, mainly due to the incidental finding of low-risk papillary thyroid cancers (PTC). These malignancies grow slowly, and are unlikely to cause morbidity and...
Genome-Wide Association Studies of Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases, Thyroid Function, and Thyroid Cancer

Hwangbo Y, Park YJ

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2018 Jun;33(2):175-184.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2018.33.2.175
Thyroid diseases, including autoimmune thyroid diseases and thyroid cancer, are known to have high heritability. Family and twin studies have indicated that genetics plays a major role in the development...
Genetic Polymorphism Predisposing to Differentiated Thyroid Cancer: A Review of Major Findings of the Genome-Wide Association Studies

Saenko VA, Rogounovitch TI

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2018 Jun;33(2):164-174.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2018.33.2.164
Thyroid cancer has one of the highest hereditary component among human malignancies as seen in medical epidemiology investigations, suggesting the potential meaningfulness of genetic studies. Here we review researches into...
Evaluation of Thyroid Hormone Levels and Urinary Iodine Concentrations in Koreans Based on the Data from Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey VI (2013 to 2015)

Chung JH

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2018 Jun;33(2):160-163.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2018.33.2.160
No nationwide data have been published about thyroid hormone levels and urinary iodine concentrations (UICs) in Korea. The Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Korean Thyroid Association...

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