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Erratum: Addendum of Informed Consent Statements

Endocrinology and Metabolism Editorial Office

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2018 Mar;33(1):137-137.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2018.33.1.137
Informed consent was obtained from the patient for being included in the study.
Active Surveillance of Papillary Thyroid Microcarcinoma: A Mini-Review from Korea (Endocrinol Metab 2017;32:399-406, Tae Yong Kim et al.)

Sun H, Dionigi G

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2018 Mar;33(1):135-136.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2018.33.1.135
No abstract available.
An Unusual Case of Meningioma Showing Increased CaSR Expression with Parathyroid Carcinoma

Yoo JS, Kim HM, Kim S, Kang TH, Cho MY, Chung CH

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2018 Mar;33(1):133-134.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2018.33.1.133
No abstract available.
Combined Effects of Baicalein and Docetaxel on Apoptosis in 8505c Anaplastic Thyroid Cancer Cells via Downregulation of the ERK and Akt/mTOR Pathways

Park CH, Han SE, Nam-Goong , Kim YI, Kim ES

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2018 Mar;33(1):121-132.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2018.33.1.121
BACKGROUND: Anaplastic thyroid cancer (ATC) is one of the most lethal human malignancies. Docetaxel, a microtubule stabilizer, is a common chemotherapeutic agent used to treat various metastatic cancers. However, prolonged...
A Comparison of Ultrasound-Guided Fine Needle Aspiration versus Core Needle Biopsy for Thyroid Nodules: Pain, Tolerability, and Complications

Jeong EJ, Chung SR, Baek JH, Choi YJ, Kim JK, Lee JH

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2018 Mar;33(1):114-120.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2018.33.1.114
BACKGROUND: To compare pain, tolerability, and complications associated with fine needle aspiration (FNA) versus core needle biopsy (CNB). METHODS: FNAs were performed using 23-gauge needles and CNBs were performed using 18-gauge...
Pioglitazone Attenuates Palmitate-Induced Inflammation and Endoplasmic Reticulum Stress in Pancreatic β-Cells

Hong SW, Lee J, Cho JH, Kwon H, Park SE, Rhee EJ, Park CY, Oh KW, Park SW, Lee WY

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2018 Mar;33(1):105-113.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2018.33.1.105
BACKGROUND: The nuclear receptor peroxisome proliferator-activator gamma (PPARγ) is a useful therapeutic target for obesity and diabetes, but its role in protecting β-cell function and viability is unclear. METHODS: To identify...
Effects of Serum Albumin, Calcium Levels, Cancer Stage and Performance Status on Weight Loss in Parathyroid Hormone-Related Peptide Positive or Negative Patients with Cancer

Lee JY, Hong N, Kim HR, Lee BW, Kang ES, Cha BS, Lee YH

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2018 Mar;33(1):97-104.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2018.33.1.97
BACKGROUND: A recent animal study showed that parathyroid hormone-related peptide (PTHrP) is associated with cancer cachexia by promoting adipose tissue browning, and we previously demonstrated that PTHrP predicts weight loss...
High Brachial Ankle Pulse Wave Velocity as a Marker for Predicting Coronary Artery Stenosis in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

Kim BH, Jang JS, Kwon YS, Kim JH, Kim IJ, Lee CW

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2018 Mar;33(1):88-96.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2018.33.1.88
BACKGROUND: We evaluated the ability of brachial ankle pulse wave velocity (baPWV) to predict coronary artery stenosis (CAS) in patients with type 2 diabetes, and compared the predictive power of...
Association between White Blood Cell Counts within Normal Range and Hemoglobin A1c in a Korean Population

Hong JW, Noh JH, Kim DJ

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2018 Mar;33(1):79-87.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2018.33.1.79
BACKGROUND: We examined whether white blood cell (WBC) count levels within normal range, could be associated with hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) levels. METHODS: Among the 11,472 people (≥19 years of age) who...
Validity and Reliability of the Korean Version of the Hyperthyroidism Symptom Scale

Lee JE, Lee DH, Oh TJ, Kim KM, Choi SH, Lim S, Park YJ, Park DJ, Jang HC, Moon JH

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2018 Mar;33(1):70-78.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2018.33.1.70
BACKGROUND: Thyrotoxicosis is a common disease resulting from an excess of thyroid hormones, which affects many organ systems. The clinical symptoms and signs are relatively nonspecific and can vary depending...
Comparison of Immunohistochemistry and Direct Sanger Sequencing for Detection of the BRAF(V600E) Mutation in Thyroid Neoplasm

Oh HS, Kwon H, Park S, Kim M, Jeon MJ, Kim TY, Shong YK, Kim WB, Choi J, Kim WG, Song DE

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2018 Mar;33(1):62-69.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2018.33.1.62
BACKGROUND: The BRAF V600E mutation is the most common genetic alteration identified in papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC). Because of its costs effectiveness and sensitivity, direct Sanger sequencing has several limitations. The...
The Association between Persistent Hypertriglyceridemia and the Risk of Diabetes Development: The Kangbuk Samsung Health Study

Kwon YH, Kim SK, Cho JH, Kwon H, Park SE, Oh HG, Park CY, Lee WY, Oh KW, Park SW, Rhee EJ

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2018 Mar;33(1):55-61.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2018.33.1.55
BACKGROUND: Hypertriglyceridemia is known to have an association with increased risks of insulin resistance and diabetes. The aim of this study was to investigate the risk of diabetes mellitus, according...
The Significance of Having an Excellent Patient's Comfort with Thyroid Core Needle Biopsy

Trimboli P, Giovanella L

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2018 Mar;33(1):53-54.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2018.33.1.53
No abstract available.
Evidence of the Possible Harm of Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals in Humans: Ongoing Debates and Key Issues

Lee DH

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2018 Mar;33(1):44-52.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2018.33.1.44
Evidence has emerged that endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs) can produce adverse effects, even at low doses that are assumed safe. However, systemic reviews and meta-analyses focusing on human studies, especially of...
Association of Adipokines with Development and Progression of Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

Boutari C, Perakakis , Mantzoros

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2018 Mar;33(1):33-43.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2018.33.1.33
Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a chronic liver disease affecting 30% of the general population and 40% to 70% of obese individuals. Adipose tissue plays a crucial role in...
Evolution of Diabetes Care in Hong Kong: From the Hong Kong Diabetes Register to JADE-PEARL Program to RAMP and PEP Program

Ng IH, Cheung KK, Yau TT, Chow E, Ozaki R, Chan JC

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2018 Mar;33(1):17-32.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2018.33.1.17
The rapid increase in diabetes prevalence globally has contributed to large increases in health care expenditure on diabetic complications, posing a major health burden to countries worldwide. Asians are commonly...
Pathophysiology of Type 2 Diabetes in Koreans

Kwak SH, Park KS

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2018 Mar;33(1):9-16.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2018.33.1.9
The pathophysiology of type 2 diabetes is characterized by variable degrees of insulin resistance and impaired insulin secretion. Both genetic and environmental factors serve as etiologic factors. Recent genetic studies...
Bone Health in Adrenal Disorders

Kim BJ, Lee SH, Koh JM

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2018 Mar;33(1):1-8.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2018.33.1.1
Secondary osteoporosis resulting from specific clinical disorders may be potentially reversible, and thus continuous efforts to find and adequately treat the secondary causes of skeletal fragility are critical to ameliorate...

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