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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. Euglycemic diabetic ketoacidosis associated with SGLT2 inhibitors is a rare, relatively new and potentially fatal clinical entity, characterized by metabolic acidosis with normal or only moderately elevated gl...

    Authors: Michal Sitina, Marek Lukes and Vladimir Sramek
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:81

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  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. The new visceral adiposity index (NVAI) was superior to previous obesity indices in predicting cardiovascular diseases among Asians. Nevertheless, the utility of the NVAI for predicting chronic kidney disease ...

    Authors: Yue Sun, Yu Yan, Yueyuan Liao, Chao Chu, Tongshuai Guo, Qiong Ma, Yang Wang, Dan Wang, Hao Jia and Jianjun Mu
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:78
  27. 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
  28. Insulin resistance, which is closely associated with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), is a cause of sarcopenia and people with T2DM have a high risk of sarcopenia. Keeping good oral condition by dental care is...

    Authors: Fuyuko Takahashi, Yoshitaka Hashimoto, Hiroshi Okada, Yuriko Kondo, Ayumi Kaji, Ryosuke Sakai, Yuka Kawate, Takuro Okamura, Naoko Nakanishi, Saori Majima, Takafumi Senmaru, Emi Ushigome, Masahide Hamaguchi, Mai Asano, Masahiro Yamazaki and Michiaki Fukui
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:76
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. Adropin, a newly identified regulatory protein has garnered attention given its potential role in metabolism regulation, especially glucose metabolism and insulin resistance. However, studies on the associatio...

    Authors: Sepideh Soltani, Sara Beigrezaei, Mahsa Malekahmadi, Cain C. T. Clark and Shima Abdollahi
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:73
  32. Diabetes mellitus is one of the most common chronic diseases in childhood. With more advanced care options including ever-evolving technology, allocation of resources becomes increasingly important to guarante...

    Authors: Silvia A. G. de Vries, Jessica C. G. Bak, Carianne L. Verheugt, Vincent A. Stangenberger, Dick Mul, Michel W. J. M. Wouters, Max Nieuwdorp and Theo C. J. Sas
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:72
  33. Primary hyperparathyroidism which is rare in adolescents presents commonly with non-specific symptoms and systemic complaints. Though there are few reported cases of genu valgus, genu valgus progressing to ext...

    Authors: Nipun Lakshitha de Silva, Mihiran Denagama Jayalath, W. K. Chaminda Sampath, Ranga Perera and Chandana Karunathilake
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:71
  34. Evidence shows that living with diabetes mellitus type 1 (T1DM) in adolescent age is particularly challenging and difficult to manage. A high level of health literacy is important to prevent and avoid debilita...

    Authors: Aurélia Naoko Naef, Christoph Wilhelm, Hürrem Tezcan-Güntekin and Volker Eric Amelung
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:70
  35. A high resting heart rate (HR) has been associated with an increased risk of diabetes mellitus. This study explored the association between initial in-hospital HR and glycemic control in patients with acute is...

    Authors: Ya-Wen Kuo, Jiann-Der Lee, Chuan-Pin Lee, Yen-Chu Huang and Meng Lee
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:69
  36. Choline is an important metabolite involved in phospholipids synthesis, including serum lipids, and is the immediate precursor of betaine. There are numerous studies with inconsistent results that evaluated th...

    Authors: Mohammad Sadegh Pour Abbasi, Ayda Zahiri Tousi, Yalda Yazdani, Sahar Vahdat, Farshad Gharebakhshi, Negin Nikrad, Ali Manzouri, Abnoos Mokhtari Ardekani and Faria Jafarzadeh
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:67
  37. Papillary thyroid carcinoma PTC is the most prevalent of all thyroid carcinomas. On the other hand, Hashimoto’s thyroiditis (HT), as part of the spectrum of autoimmune thyroid diseases, is a major cause of thy...

    Authors: Shirzad Nasiri, Seyed Mostafa Meshkati Yazd, Mahsa Gholami, Sepehr Shahriarirad, Sina Sharghi and Reza Shahriarirad
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:66
  38. Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is a life-threatening complication of diabetes mellitus. DKA associated with shock is a rare condition that occurs due to the fluid deficit or septic shock. It is not easy to differ...

    Authors: Amir Saeed and Fateme Ziyaee
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:65
  39. Diabetes mellitus is a metabolic disease characterized by an abnormally high blood glucose level. Glucose intolerance and insulin resistance are two characteristics that promote the onset and development of ty...

    Authors: Joseph Ngakou Mukam, Clémence Mvongo, Sandrine Nkoubat, Gaëtan Olivier Fankem, Adamou Mfopa, Paul Aimé Noubissi, Michel Archange Fokam Tagne, René Kamgang and Jean-Louis Essame Oyono
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:64
  40. The conclusion between Connecting peptide (C-peptide) and diabetic chronic complication was controversial. The purpose of this study is to explore the possible association between average C-peptide with diabet...

    Authors: Ting Pan, Jie Gao, Xinghua Cai, Huihui Zhang, Jun Lu and Tao Lei
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:63
  41. Gynecomastia is a common condition in clinical practice. The present study aimed to review the clinical data of ER-positive gynecomastia patients treated by tamoxifen (TAM) versus surgery and discussed the cli...

    Authors: Weili He, Weidong Wei, Qing Zhang, Rongzhao Lv, Shaohua Qu, Xin Huang, Juan Ma, Ping Zhang, Hening Zhai and Ningxia Wang
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:62
  42. Asprosin is a newly discovered adipose factor secreted by white fat, which is involved in glucose metabolism and inflammation. Neuregulin-4 (Nrg-4) is a new adipose factor released from brown adipose tissue an...

    Authors: Min Zhong, Xue Tian, Qitian Sun, Lihui Li, Yanan Lu, Zengbin Feng, Yu Gao and Shuying Li
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:61
  43. Hypothyroidism has been reported at a prevalence of 6% in children and adolescents with Sickle cell anemia. In this study, we determined the prevalence and factors associated with hypothyroidism among children...

    Authors: Gloria Kaudha, Thereza Piloya, Victor Musiime, Mary Goretty Kuteesa, Shamimu Namugerwa, Gloria Owomugisha, Stella Alinafe Wachepa, Sanyu Kirabo Lubwama, Sarah Kiguli and James K Tumwine
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:60

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