International Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism

  • ISSN: 1726-9148 1726-913X
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  • Journal Type: per-article | Frequency: quarterly
  • Language: EN
  • Organization: International Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism
Review Article
Arash Ordookhani, Kenneth D. Burman
There are contradictory results on the effect of hyperthyroidism on hemostasis. Inadequate population-based studies limited their clinical implications, mainly on the risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE). The present review focuses on hemostatic changes in overt and subclinical hyperthyroidism.A systematic literature search was conducted employing MEDLINE database. The ... read more
Review Article
Sareh Zeydabadi Nejad, Fahimeh Ramezani Tehrani, Azita Zadeh-Vakili
Kisspeptin (KISS1), a recently discovered neuropeptide that acts upstream of gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) neurons, is critical for maturation and function of the reproductive axis. This review aimed at providing comprehensive and up-to-date information on Kisspeptin and its role in female reproduction.A literature review was performed using PubMed ... read more
Review Article
Ladan Mehran, Davood Khalili, Shahin Yarahmadi, Atieh Amouzegar, Mehdi Mojarrad, Nasrin Ajang, Fereidoun Azizi
Neonatal mass screening program for congenital hypothyroidism provides the best tool for prevention of its devastating effects on mental development. Despite the overall success of the screening programs in detecting congenital hypothyroidism and eliminating its sequelae and new developments made in the program design, high recall rate ... read more
Research Article
Maryam Razzaghy-Azar, Sakineh Karimi, Elham Shirazi
Sex assignment in infancy for patients with disorder of sex development (DSD) is a challenging problem. Some of the patients with congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) have DSD that may affect their gender identity.The study aimed to assess gender identity in patients with CAH.In this study, 52 patients ... read more
Research Article
Kh. Shafiur Rahaman, Reza Majdzadeh, Kourosh Holakouie Naieni, Owais Raza
To reduce morbidity and mortality, awareness regarding diabetes and its complications is necessary. This study aimed at assessing the level of knowledge, attitude, and practices (KAP) regarding complications of diabetes mellitus among patients with type 2 diabetes in Dhaka, Bangladesh.A cross-sectional study was carried out recruiting patients ... read more
Research Article
Damoon Ashtary-Larky, Matin Ghanavati, Nasrin Lamuchi-Deli, Seyedeh Arefeh Payami, Sara Alavi-Rad, Mehdi Boustaninejad, Reza Afrisham, Amir Abbasnezhad, Meysam Alipour
Achieving weight loss (WL) in a short time regardless of its consequences has always been the focus of many obese and overweight people. In this study, anthropometric and metabolic effects of two diets for rapid and slow WL and their consequences were examined.Forty-two obese and overweight individuals ... read more
Research Article
Mehri Moghadasi, Roya Kelishadi, Hamid Reza Marateb, Shaghayegh Haghjooy Javanmard, Marjan Mansourian, Ramin Heshmat, Mohammad Esmaeil Motlagh
To investigate the associations of genetic polymorphism with high-density lipoprotein-cholesterol (HDL-C) levels in Iranian adolescents.This multicentre study was conducted on 10 - 18 year-old students from 27 provinces in Iran. Logic regression approach was used to determine the main effects and interactions of polymorphisms related to HDL-C ... read more
Research Article
Sahar Askari, Hengameh Abdi, Soleiman Ahmadi, Zahra Bahadoran, Atieh Amouzegar
Thyroid disorders during pregnancy are important health problems worldwide. The aim of this study was to assess the knowledge of general practitioners (GPs) about thyroid disorders during pregnancy.In this cross sectional study, 120 GPs were randomly selected among participants of a continuous medical education (CME) program, entitled ... read more
Research Article
Sonal Sekhar M, Unnikrishnan MK, Navya Vyas, Gabriel Sunil Rodrigues
Patient education (PE) is as important as medical and surgical interventions in the management of diabetic foot ulcer (DFU). Patient information leaflets (PILs) are globally accepted patient counseling aids.This study aimed at developing PILs for DFU patients and investigating its validation.The PILs were prepared based on different ... read more
Case Report
Ali A. Ghazi, Azita Zadeh-Vakili, Marjan Zarif Yeganeh, Shahram Alamdari, Atieh Amouzegar, Ali Akbar Khorsandi, Alireza Amirbaigloo, Fereidoun Azizi
Hereditary vitamin D resistant rickets (HVDRR) is a rare disease that presents with signs and symptoms of rickets, alopecia, and growth retardation during the early years of life. The disease is caused by mutations in the vitamin D receptor (VDR) gene, which leads to unresponsiveness of the ... read more

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