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Response: Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone Reference Ranges in the First Trimester of Pregnancy in an Iodine-Sufficient Country (Endocrinol Metab 2018;33:466–72, Carmen Castillo et al.)

Mosso L

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2019 Jun;34(2):213-214.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2019.34.2.213
No abstract available.
Expression of NF2 Modulates the Progression of BRAFV600E Mutated Thyroid Cancer Cells

You MH, Jeon MJ, Kim TY, Kim WB, Shong YK, Kim WG

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2019 Jun;34(2):203-212.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2019.34.2.203
BACKGROUND: We previously reported the frequent neurofibromatosis 2 (NF2) gene mutations in anaplastic thyroid cancers in association with the BRAF V600E mutation. We aimed to investigate the role of NF2 in...
Comparison of Natural Course between Thyroid Cancer Nodules and Thyroid Benign Nodules

Yun KJ, Ha J, Kim MH, Seo YY, Kim MK, Kwon HS, Song KH, Kang MI, Baek KH

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2019 Jun;34(2):195-202.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2019.34.2.195
BACKGROUND: The natural course of thyroid cancer nodules and benign nodules is different. This study was to compare the changes in size between thyroid cancer nodules and thyroid benign nodules....
Impaired Cortisol and Growth Hormone Counterregulatory Responses among Severe Hypoglycemic Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Rhyu YA, Jang JY, Park S, An JH, Kim DL, Kim SK, Song KH

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2019 Jun;34(2):187-194.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2019.34.2.187
BACKGROUND: Elevated levels of cortisol and growth hormone are critical counterregulatory responses to severe hypoglycemia. However, the proportion and clinical characteristics of patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) who...
Triglyceride Glucose Index Is Superior to the Homeostasis Model Assessment of Insulin Resistance for Predicting Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease in Korean Adults

Lee SB, Kim MK, Kang S, Park K, Kim JH, Baik SJ, Nam JS, Ahn CW, Park JS

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2019 Jun;34(2):179-186.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2019.34.2.179
BACKGROUND: Recently, the triglyceride glucose (TyG) index has been considered a surrogate marker of insulin resistance which is a well-known pathogenic factor in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). However, few...
Does Radiofrequency Ablation Induce Neoplastic Changes in Benign Thyroid Nodules: A Preliminary Study

Ha SM, Shin JY, Baek JH, Song DE, Chung SR, Choi YJ, Lee JH

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2019 Jun;34(2):169-178.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2019.34.2.169
BACKGROUND: To evaluate the clinical feasibility of radiofrequency ablation (RFA) of benign thyroid nodules along with cytomorphological alteration, and any malignant transformation through biopsy. METHODS: The data were retrospectively collected between...
Associations of Metabolic Syndrome with Total Testosterone and Homocysteine Levels in Male Korean Workers

Sung SH, Kim NH, Hong SP, Lee JK, Choi SJ

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2019 Jun;34(2):158-168.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2019.34.2.158
BACKGROUND: Low testosterone is associated with metabolic syndrome (MetS), and homocysteine (Hcy) is elevated in individuals with MetS. We investigated the relationships of total testosterone (TT) and serum Hcy levels...
Postoperative Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone Levels Did Not Affect Recurrence after Thyroid Lobectomy in Patients with Papillary Thyroid Cancer

Lee MC, Kim MJ, Choi HS, Cho SW, Lee GH, Park YJ, Park DJ

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2019 Jun;34(2):150-157.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2019.34.2.150
BACKGROUND: Thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) suppression is recommended for patients who undergo thyroidectomy for differentiated thyroid cancer (DTC). However, the impact of TSH suppression on clinical outcomes in low-risk DTC remains...
Association between Circulating Irisin and C-Reactive Protein Levels: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Eslampour , Ebrahimzadeh F, Abbasnezhad A, Khosroshahi MZ, Choghakhori R, Asbaghi O

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2019 Jun;34(2):140-149.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2019.34.2.140
BACKGROUND: Although previous studies have demonstrated that irisin plays an anti-inflammatory role in the body, conflicting results have been reported regarding the correlation between serum levels of irisin and C-reactive...
Endocrinology and Metabolism Has Been Indexed in MEDLINE: A Major Achievement

Lee WY

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2019 Jun;34(2):138-139.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2019.34.2.138
No abstract available.
Natural Killer Cells and Thyroid Diseases

Lee EK, Sunwoo JB

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2019 Jun;34(2):132-137.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2019.34.2.132
Abnormal production of thyroid hormone is one of the common endocrine disorders, and thyroid hormone production declines with age. The aging process also negatively affects the immune system. An interaction...
Digital Medicine in Thyroidology: A New Era of Managing Thyroid Disease

Moon JH, Steinhubl

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2019 Jun;34(2):124-131.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2019.34.2.124
Digital medicine has the capacity to affect all aspects of medicine, including disease prediction, prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and post-treatment management. In the field of thyroidology, researchers are also investigating potential...
Long-Term Outcomes Following Thermal Ablation of Benign Thyroid Nodules as an Alternative to Surgery: The Importance of Controlling Regrowth

Sim JS, Baek JH

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2019 Jun;34(2):117-123.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2019.34.2.117
Thermal ablation (TA) procedures, such as radiofrequency ablation and laser ablation, are used for the treatment of benign thyroid nodules. Short-term studies (
The Role of Glucagon-Like Peptide 1 Receptor Agonists and Sodium-Glucose Cotransporter 2 Inhibitors in Reducing Cardiovascular Events in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

Kim GS, Park JH, Won JC

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2019 Jun;34(2):106-116.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2019.34.2.106
The prevalence of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), which is associated with cardiovascular morbidity and mortality, is increasing worldwide. Although there have been advances in diabetes treatments that reduce microvascular...
Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection and the Endocrine System

Zaid D, Greenman Y

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2019 Jun;34(2):95-105.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2019.34.2.95
In the current era of effective antiretroviral therapies (ARTs), human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection became a chronic disorder that requires long term follow-up. Among other medical issues, these patients may...

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