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  1. To investigate the effect of central lymph node dissection on the prognosis of patients with papillary thyroid microcarcinoma (PTMC) without clinical lymph node metastasis (cN0).

    Authors: Xiaozhang Xie, Jianwei Deng, Bingxing Zheng, Linkun Zhong and Jianhang Miao
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:125
  2. Low levels of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) and high levels of alanine aminotransferase (ALT) are related to insulin resistance, metabolic syndrome, and diabetes mellitus (DM). However, evidence...

    Authors: Changchun Cao, Haofei Hu, Yong Han, Shuting Yuan, Xiaodan Zheng, Xiaohua Zhang, Yibing Zan, Yulong Wang and Yongcheng He
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:124
  3. We present an intriguing case of primary adrenal lymphoma, with associated primary adrenal insufficiency (PAI), in a patient presenting a transitory partial 21-hydroxylase deficiency during the active phase of...

    Authors: Claudia Teti, Giampaolo Bezante, Federico Gatto, Keyvan Khorrami Chokami, Manuela Albertelli, Marco Falchi, Giulio Bovio, Sandro Teresio Nati, Diego Ferone and Mara Boschetti
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:123
  4. This study aimed to compare the cardio-metabolic, anthropometric, and liver function indices among metabolic obesity phenotypes.

    Authors: Mehrnoosh Zakerkish, Azamsadat Hoseinian, Meysam Alipour and Seyed Peyman Payami
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:122
  5. Metabolic syndrome (MetS) associated with obesity is a pathological condition increasing worldwide. Recent studies have demonstrated that the neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio (NLR) can be successfully used to st...

    Authors: Alice Marra, Adele Bondesan, Diana Caroli, Graziano Grugni and Alessandro Sartorio
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:121
  6. The use of Rapid Intraoperative parathyroid hormone (Io-PTH) assay during surgery in the management of parathyroid tissue in cases of primary hyperparathyroidism has been proven to be effective, while its util...

    Authors: Shirzad Nasiri, Seyed Mostafa Meshkati Yazd, Alireza Heshmati, Abnoos Mokhtari Ardekani, Masoud Najafi and Reza Shahriarirad
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:120
  7. Heterozygous loss-of-function mutations in the chromodomain helicase DNA-binding protein 7 (CHD7) gene cause CHARGE syndrome characterized by various congenital anomalies. A majority of patients with CHARGE syndr...

    Authors: Yoshinari Obata, Kana Takayama, Hideyuki Nishikubo, Aoki Tobimatsu, Izumi Matsuda, Yuhei Uehara, Yumiko Maruo, Hiroyuki Sho, Motohiro Kosugi and Tetsuyuki Yasuda
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:118
  8. The hypothesis of the effect of the insulinogenic effects of diet on the development of cardiometabolic disorders has been suggested, but limited data are available for adults with obesity. This study aimed to...

    Authors: Mahdi Vajdi, Abnoos Mokhtari Ardekani, Zeinab Nikniaz, Babak Hosseini and Mahdieh Abbasalizad Farhangi
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:117
  9. Thyrotropin-secreting adenoma (TSHoma) is the least common type of pituitary adenoma, these patients often present with symptoms of hyperthyroidism. When TSHoma patients combined with autoimmune hypothyroidism...

    Authors: Xiaolu Ren, Xu Wang, Ge Chen, Xiaohai Liu, Hongchuan Guo and Mingchu Li
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:116
  10. Thyroid disorders (TD) is a common complication of pegylated-interferon alpha (Peg-IFNα) therapy. Few studies have investigated the relationship between TD and the efficacy of interferon therapy for chronic he...

    Authors: Yisi Liu, Yanhong Zheng, Xiao Lin, Zhenhuan Cao, Junfeng Lu, Lina Ma, Shan Ren, Sujun Zheng, Zhongjie Hu, Bin Xu and Xinyue Chen
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:115
  11. Recurrent and metastatic thyroid cancer is more invasive and can transform to dedifferentiated thyroid cancer, thus leading to a severe decline in the 10-year survival. The thyroid-stimulating hormone receptor...

    Authors: Xue Yang, Yonglin Wu, Shaojie Xu, Hanning Li, Chengcheng Peng, Xiaoqing Cui, Deenraj Kush Dhoomun, Ge Wang, Tao Xu, Menglu Dong, Xingrui Li and Yaying Du
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:113
  12. Deriving population specific reference intervals (RIs) or at the very least verifying any RI before adoption is good laboratory practice. Siemens has provided RIs for thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) and free...

    Authors: Geoffrey Omuse, David Kawalya, Patrick Mugaine, Assumpta Chege and Daniel Maina
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:112
  13. Dietary advanced glycation end products(AGEs) may contribute to increased inflammation and oxidative stress as risk factors for chronic diseases such as liver disease. In the current study, we aimed to examine...

    Authors: Mitra Kazemi Jahromi, Asal Neshatbini Tehrani, Farshad Teymoori, Ghazal Daftari, Hamid Ahmadirad, Niloufar Saber, Ammar Salehi-Sahlabadi, Hossein Farhadnejad and Parvin Mirmiran
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:111
  14. Hypogonadism in older men is often considered as late onset hypogonadism. However, this clinical condition results from primary testicular failure which could be of genetic origin with Klinefelter syndrome bei...

    Authors: Tarik Elhadd, Ahmad Majzoub, Charlotte Wilson, Laura McCreight, Muna S. Mohamed, Fiona C. Green and Andrew J. Collier
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:110
  15. Metabolic syndrome (MetS) is a common chronic disease with several complications. Given that, studies on the association of plant-based diet indices (PDIs) with risk of MetS among adults with obesity, are limi...

    Authors: Mahdi Vajdi, Arash Karimi, Ayda Zahiri Tousi, Babak Hosseini, Zeinab Nikniaz and Mahdieh Abbasalizad Farhangi
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:109
  16. Giant prolactinoma (> 4 cm in dimension) is a rare disorder. Invasive macroprolactinoma has the potential to cause base of skull erosion and extend into the nasal cavity or even the sphenoid sinus. Nasal bleed...

    Authors: Danting Li, Yan Wang, Huiwen Tan, Peiqiong Luo and Yerong Yu
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:107
  17. Primary hypothyroidism is a common endocrine disorder caused by impaired production of thyroid hormones. Recent studies have shown that dietary habits, oxidative stress, and inflammation may play roles in thyr...

    Authors: Sorour Taherinia, Zahra Heidari, Rezvan Salehidoost, Mozhgan Karimifar, Arman Arab, Shadia Hamoud Alshahrani and Gholamreza Askari
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:105
  18. Pregnancy in acromegaly is uncommon and still in debate for fear of tumor progression or potential threat to both mother and fetus’s health. Besides, the data for pregnancy complications in uncontrolled acrome...

    Authors: Rui Jiao, Jianghua Ju, Linjie Wang, Hongbo Yang, Yong Yao, Kan Deng, Huijuan Zhu and Lian Duan
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:104
  19. The use of transcatheter adrenal ablation as an alternative treatment for primary aldosteronism (PA) patients remains a subject of debate, with outcomes varying widely across existing studies. This meta-analys...

    Authors: Shunfan Yang, Guoliang Wang, Nanfang Li and Qing Zhu
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:103
  20. Around 6.5% of the population in the United Kingdom has been diagnosed with diabetes. It is associated with several long-term consequences and higher hospitalization rates.

    Authors: Gayda Abdel Rahman AbuHammad, Abdallah Y. Naser and Loay Khaled Mohammad Hassouneh
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:102
  21. Components of metabolic syndrome (MetS) was reported to contribute to severe and worse outcomes of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Hereby, we evaluated the association of MetS and its components with susc...

    Authors: Zahra Bagheri-Hosseinabadi, Fatemeh Moadab, Ali Amiri and Mitra Abbasifard
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:100
  22. The optimal therapeutic approach for cystic prolactinomas remains unclear. This study aimed to evaluate the remission rates of prolactinoma patients after surgical treatment and the risk factors affecting post...

    Authors: Weijie Su, Kejun He, Yibing Yang, Jiakun Xu, Xixi Li, Hongxing Tang, Jia Yang and Lixuan Yang
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:99
  23. Recent research suggests that adenosine receptors (ARs) influence many of the metabolic abnormalities associated with diabetes. A non-xanthine benzylidene indanone derivative 2-(3,4-dihydroxybenzylidene)-4-met...

    Authors: Olakunle Sanni and Gisella Terre’Blanche
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:97
  24. Some patients develop immunoglobulin G4 (IgG4)-related hypophysitis associated with systemic diseases. More than 30 cases of IgG4-related hypophysitis have been reported. However, biopsy has rarely been perfor...

    Authors: Shigeyuki Tahara, Robert Yoshiyuki Osamura, Yujiro Hattori, Eitaro Ishisaka, Chie Inomoto, Hitoshi Sugihara, Akira Teramoto and Akio Morita
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:96
  25. Thyroid cancer is the most common malignant tumor of the endocrine system. There have been some reports on kidney cancer with thyroid metastasis. However, kidney cancer has rarely been detected during thyroid ...

    Authors: Rongli Xie, Dan Tan, Boke Liu, Xujie Han, Xiaoli Jin, Dongjie Shen, Lei Zhou and Jiankang Shen
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:95
  26. A better understanding of mechanisms regulating lipogenesis and adipogenesis is needed to overcome the obesity pandemic. We aimed to study the relationship of the transcript levels of peroxisome proliferator a...

    Authors: Naghmeh Jannat Ali Pour, Hossein Zabihi-Mahmoudabadi, Reyhane Ebrahimi, Mir Saeed Yekaninejad, Seyyed Mohammad Reza Hashemnia, Reza Meshkani and Solaleh Emamgholipour
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:94
  27. Triglyceride/high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (TG/HDL-C) ratio is correlated with metabolic diseases. The prevalence of sarcopenia is significantly higher in type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) patients compar...

    Authors: Qingsong Fu, Zhenwen Zhang, Wenchao Hu and Yinrong Yang
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:93
  28. Tumor consistency recently emerged as a key factor in surgical planning for pituitary adenomas, but its impact on postoperative endocrine function is still unclear. Our study aimed to evaluate the impact of tu...

    Authors: Dario De Alcubierre, Giulia Puliani, Alessia Cozzolino, Valeria Hasenmajer, Marianna Minnetti, Valentina Sada, Valentina Martines, Antonella Zaccagnino, Andrea Gennaro Ruggeri, Riccardo Pofi, Emilia Sbardella and Mary Anna Venneri
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:92
  29. Alcohol consumption is known to be associated with an increased risk of type 2 diabetes (T2DM). However, the effect of alcohol intake on the incidence of T2DM remains controversial due to inconsistent results ...

    Authors: Jing Song and Wei-Qian Lin
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:91
  30. This study aimed to evaluate the predictive value of the initial screening characteristics of women with anovulatory polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) who did or did not respond to 2.5 mg letrozole (LET).

    Authors: Zaixin Guo, Shuwen Chen, Zhiyan Chen, Pan Hu, Yanfang Hao and Qi Yu
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:90
  31. HIV and antiretroviral drugs, particularly protease inhibitors and nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors, may increase the risk of Metabolic Syndrome (MetS) among people living with HIV (PLHIV). However,...

    Authors: Evangelista Malindisa, Emmanuel Balandya, Marina Njelekela, Benson R. Kidenya, Filbert Francis, Blandina T. Mmbaga, Haruna Dika, Eligius Lyamuya, Bruno Sunguya, John Bartlett and George PrayGod
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:88
  32. Primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT) is a common endocrine disorder caused by a parathyroid tumor or hyperplasia, which is often accompanied with quality of life (QoL) impairment. A parathyroidectomy (PTX) is th...

    Authors: T. I. Ionova, D. M. Buzanakov, R. A. Chernikov, S. M. Efremov, I. N. Gladkova, T. P. Nikitina, I. V. Sleptsov, A. V. Zolotoukho, K. A. Bubnov, V. V. Skvortsov, A. A. Vinogradova and V. F. Rusakov
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:87
  33. The aim of the present study was to assess the effect of probiotic/synbiotic supplementation on anthropometric measures in adults with diabetes, independent of body weight.

    Authors: Sepideh Soltani, Marziyeh Ashoori, Fereshteh Dehghani, Fatemeh Meshkini, Zachary Stephen Clayton and Shima Abdollahi
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:86
  34. Paradoxes have been found in obesity, including individuals with metabolically healthy obesity (MHO) and metabolically unhealthy obesity (MUHO), and diet may be one of the reasons for the creation of these met...

    Authors: Alireza Khadem, Farideh Shiraseb, Atieh Mirzababaei, Sahar Noori and Khadijeh Mirzaei
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:84
  35. Previous studies have shown that the minor allele (C allele) for melanocortin 4 receptor (MC4R) rs17782313 may be associated with depressed mood. Moreover, dietary patterns have potentially adverse effects on ...

    Authors: Mahya Mehri Hajmir, Atieh Mirzababaei, Cain C. T. Clark, Rasool Ghaffarian-Ensaf and Khadijeh Mirzaei
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:83
  36. Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a very common endocrine disorder with a variety of symptoms. Current treatment options include the contraceptive pill as well as metformin, however both treatments are limit...

    Authors: Valentin Borzan, Regina Riedl and Barbara Obermayer-Pietsch
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:82
  37. Papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC) is a common neoplasia with multiple variants. One of these extremely rare and poorly described variants is PTC with fibromatosis-like stroma (PTC-FMS), a peculiar entity disti...

    Authors: Antonio Toniato, Marco Brusoni, Marica Mirabella, Luca Pomba, Vasileios Mourmouras, Antonio Scapinello and Enrico Battistella
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:80
  38. Numerous studies have reported the striking result that aspirin use is associated with higher bone mineral density (BMD), suggesting its potential as a population-wide osteoporosis prevention measure. Therefor...

    Authors: Li Zhang, Xuelei Ji, Jun Chen, Yu Zhu, Zhen Wang, Zhen Ma, Yu Wu, Faguo Wu and Zhangan Zheng
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:79
  39. Primary bilateral macronodular adrenocortical hyperplasia (PBMAH) is a highly heterogeneous disease with divergent manifestations ranging from asymptomatic subclinical Cushing syndrome (CS) to overt Cushing sy...

    Authors: Peng Tang, Jun Zhang, Song Peng, Xuzhi Yan, Yapeng Wang, Shuo Wang, Yao Zhang, Gaolei Liu, Jing Xu, Yiqiang Huang, Dianzheng Zhang, Qiuli Liu, Jun Jiang and Weihua Lan
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:77
  40. Diabetes is one of the most important chronic diseases that have a great impact on health as people with diabetes are constantly being reminded of their disease daily; they have to eat carefully, exercise, and...

    Authors: Christiana Nkiru Okafor, Christopher Olusanjo Akosile, Chiejina Edith Nkechi, Uchenna Prosper Okonkwo, Chinenye Mercy Nwankwo, Ijeoma Lewechi Okoronkwo, Pat Uzo Okpala and Anulika Johnson Afonne
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:75
  41. Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine tumors (GEP-NET) are rare neoplasms with limited reported data from the Middle East. Our study aims to report the clinicopathological feature, treatment patterns, and surv...

    Authors: Shouki Bazarbashi, Mohamed Aseafan, Tasnim Elgazzar, Maha Alkhayat, Abdulrahman Alghabban, Marwa I. Abdelgawad, Bader Alshamsan, Aisha Alshibany, Tusneem Elhassan, Ali Aljubran, Ahmed Alzahrani, Hindi Alhindi and Hussein Raef
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:74

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