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  1. Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a reproductive hormonal abnormality and a metabolic disorder, which is frequently associated with insulin resistance (IR). We aim to investigate the potential therapeutic ef...

    Authors: Ning Ma, Jing Zhou, Zhi Zhou, Bangbei Wan and Weiying Lu
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:152
  2. Osteoporosis (OP) is one of the diseases that endanger the health of the elderly population. Klotho protein is a hormone with anti-aging effects. A few studies have discussed the relationship between Klotho an...

    Authors: Jialin Jiang, Qinyu Liu, Yaqian Mao, Nengyin Wang, Wei Lin, Liantao Li, Jixing Liang, Gang Chen, Huibin Huang and Junping Wen
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:151
  3. Association of vitamin D (25(OH)D) deficiency with obesity and diabetes has been well-established in paediatric and adult populations. This study aims to report the association of 25(OH)D deficiency with body ...

    Authors: Maria Majeed, Mohsin Siddiqui and Nader Lessan
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:150
  4. The higher prevalence of thyroid dysfunction in type 1 diabetes patients has been well established, whereas it is a matter of debate whether that is also observed in type 2 diabetes patients. This study was co...

    Authors: Hiroshi Iwakura, Tomoyuki Takagi, Hidefumi Inaba, Asako Doi, Yoko Ueda, Shinsuke Uraki, Ken Takeshima, Yasushi Furukawa, Tatsuya Ishibashi, Shuhei Morita, Shohei Matsuno, Masahiro Nishi, Hiroto Furuta, Taka-aki Matsuoka and Takashi Akamizu
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:146
  5. Pheochromocytoma (PCC) crisis is a rare life-threatening endocrine emergency. The diagnosis and treatment of PCC crisis, with acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) as the first manifestation, is highly ch...

    Authors: Yuhua Xie, An Zhang, Min Qi, Bin Xiong, Suhua Zhang, Jianzhong Zhou and Yunxing Cao
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:145
  6. Oxidative stress is a disturbance in the natural balance between oxidative and anti-oxidative processes, which is the major effective factor in cardiovascular disorders and metabolic syndrome (MetS), due to th...

    Authors: Negin Nikrad, Amir Shakarami, Zahra Rahimi, Raheleh Janghorbanian -Poodeh, Mahdieh Abbasalizad Farhangi, Babak Hosseini and Faria Jafarzadeh
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:144
  7. Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a well-established risk factor for the progression of degenerative aortic stenosis (AS). However, no study has investigated the impact of glycemic control on the rate of AS progressio...

    Authors: In-Chang Hwang, Seok Kim, Dachung Boo, Changhyun Park, Sooyoung Yoo, Yeonyee E. Yoon and Goo-Yeong Cho
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:143
  8. Childhood obesity is one of the main concerns of public health. Considering its long-term adverse health effect, various studies investigated the effect of drug therapy on anthropometric parameters and provide...

    Authors: Zeinab Nikniaz, Leila Nikniaz, Mahdieh Abbasalizad Farhangi, Hossein Mehralizadeh and Shabnam Salekzamani
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:142
  9. As an invasive technique, selective venous sampling (SVS) is considered a useful method to identify a lesion’s location to increase the success rate of secondary surgery in patients with primary hyperparathyro...

    Authors: Xubin Yang, Xueyan Chen, Huan Xu, Junwei Chen, Bin Yao, Qiongyan Lin, Hongrong Deng and Wen Xu
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:141
  10. Diabetic nephropathy (DN) is a chronic condition resulting from microangiopathy in a high-glucose environment. The evaluation of vascular injury in DN has primarily focused on active molecules of VEGF, namely ...

    Authors: ChangYan Li, HuaChen Zhong, JingYuan Ma, Zhang Liang, Le Zhang, Tao Liu and WenXing Fan
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:140
  11. With the increasing application of immune checkpoint inhibitors (ICI) in cancer therapy, the occurrence of isolated adrenocorticotropic hormone deficiency (IAD), as an adverse effect, is also on the rise. Neve...

    Authors: Hong Chen, Lei Zhang, Lin Zhao and Xiaomu Li
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:139
  12. Gene-diet interaction plays a key role in the inter-individual differences in lipid abnormalities as a major risk factor for cardiovascular diseases (CVDs). Thus, we explored the interaction between CETP TaqB1...

    Authors: Faezeh Abaj, Zahra Esmaeily, Zeinab Naeini, Ehsan Alvandi, Masoumeh Rafiee and Fariba Koohdani
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:138
  13. Gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms are commonly observed in patients with diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA), which usually resolves completely with therapy. However, GI symptoms can persist after DKA resolves, which can...

    Authors: Rabia Khalid Alduraibi, Yosef Fahad Altowayan and Bader Tha’ar AlMharwal
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:137
  14. Previous studies have shown that insulin directly affects the risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) but the relationship between insulinaemic potential of diet and lifestyle and the T2DM risk is still unknow...

    Authors: Morteza Omrani, Mahdieh Hosseinzadeh, Sakineh Shab Bidar, Masoud Mirzaei, Farshad Teymoori, Azadeh Nadjarzadeh, Fatemeh Dehghani Firouzabadi and Seyedeh Tayebeh Rahideh
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:136
  15. A limited number of studies have evaluated the masticatory indices of individuals with obesity who only chew their food a few times and for shorter duration or who were provided with an instructional intervent...

    Authors: Nagisa Hidaka, Satoshi Kurose, Nana Takao, Takumi Miyauchi, Sachiko Nakajima, Sawako Yoshiuchi, Aya Fujii, Kazuhisa Takahashi, Hiromi Tsutsumi, Daiki Habu, Kazuhiro Taniguchi and Yutaka Kimura
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:134
  16. In the acute setting, PTH-independent hypercalcemia is typically treated with anti-resorptive agents such as zoledronic acid or denosumab. When these agents are no longer able to control hypercalcemia, several...

    Authors: Samya Faiq, Kristen Lavelle, Tina Hu, Dolores Shoback and Gregory Ku
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:133
  17. Autoimmune/inflammatory syndrome induced by adjuvants (ASIA) is characterized by immune system dysregulation after exposure to adjuvants, such as aluminum. Although cases of autoimmune thyroid diseases caused ...

    Authors: Kai Takedani, Masakazu Notsu, Naoto Ishiai, Yu Asami, Kazuhiko Uchida and Keizo Kanasaki
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:132
  18. Both metabolic syndrome (MetS) and stroke are associated with increased risk of mortality. Here, we aimed to assess the prevalence of MetS among adults using three definitions (Adult Treatment Panel III (ATP-I...

    Authors: Amir Moghadam-Ahmadi, Narjes Soltani, Fatemeh Ayoobi, Zahra Jamali, Tabandeh Sadeghi, Nazanin Jalali, Alireza Vakilian, Mohammad Amin Lotfi and Parvin khalili
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:131
  19. To compare the ability of the Cox regression and machine learning algorithms to predict the survival of patients with Anaplastic thyroid carcinoma (ATC).

    Authors: Lizhen Xu, Liangchun Cai, Zheng Zhu and Gang Chen
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:129

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  20. Bilateral adrenal infarction is rare and only a small number of cases have been reported so far. Adrenal infarction is usually caused by thrombophilia or a hypercoagulable state, such as antiphospholipid antib...

    Authors: Yoshitomo Hoshino, Katsunori Manaka, Junichiro Sato, Yui Asatsuma, Hirofumi Horikoshi, Maki Takeuchi, Nobuaki Ito, Megumi Fujita, Megumi Yasunaga, Kensuke Matsuda, Akira Honda, Hiroaki Maki, Yosuke Masamoto, Mineo Kurokawa, Masaomi Nangaku and Noriko Makita
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:128
  21. Individuals with Type 2 Diabetes are likely to experience multimorbidity and accumulate multiple chronic conditions over their life. We aimed to identify causes of death and chronic conditions at the time of d...

    Authors: Laura C. Rosella, Ednah Negatu, Kathy Kornas, Casey Chu, Limei Zhou and Emmalin Buajitti
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:127
  22. The association between thyroid hormone sensitivity and thyroid cancer is unknown, and we aimed to investigate the association between sensitivity to thyroid hormone indices and papillary thyroid carcinoma (PT...

    Authors: Jie Sun, Jie Liu, Ting-ting Wu, Zhi-yuan Gu and Xiao-wen Zhang
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:126
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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

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