Vol. 36, Nr 11 - December 2013

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ORIGINAL ARTICLES

Page 914 The Vitamin D paradox: Bone density testing in females aged 45 to 74 did not increase over a ten-year period despite a marked increase in testing for vitamin D
K. Bilinski1 and S. Boyages2
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Page 923 Spironolactone prevents dietary-induced metabolic syndrome by inhibiting PI3-K/Akt and p38MAPK signaling pathways
H-D. Long1,2, Y-E. Lin3, M-J. Liu1, L-Y. Liang2, and Z-H. Zeng2
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Page 931 Ang(1-7) treatment attenuates β-cell dysfunction by improving pancreatic microcirculation in a rat model of Type 2 diabetes
L. Yuan1, Y. Li1,2, G. Li1, Y. Song1, and X. Gong3
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Page 938 Development of diabetic nephropathy in nude mice
S. Lin1, P-C. Xu1, Q-E. Huang2, J-Y. Jia1, Z-H. Jia1, L. Wei1, Z-F. Zheng1, and W-Y. Shang1
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Page 944 Adipocytokines during pregnancy and postpartum in women with gestational diabetes and healthy controls
M. Boyadzhieva1, I. Atanasova1, S. Zacharieva1, and S. Kedikova2
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Page 950 Reference limit of thyrotropin (TSH) and free thyroxine (FT4) in thyroperoxidase positive and negative subjects: A population based study
A. Amouzegar1, H. Delshad1, L. Mehran1, M. Tohidi2, F. Khafaji1, and F. Azizi1
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Page 955 Oral contraception but not menstrual cycle phase is associated with increased free cortisol levels and low hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenal axis reactivity
N. Boisseau1, C. Enea2, V. Diaz2, B. Dugué2, J.B. Corcuff3,4, and M. Duclos5,6,7
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Page 965 Effects of C358A polymorphism of the endocannabinoid degrading enzyme fatty acid amide hydrolase (FAAH) on weight loss, adipocytokines levels, and insulin resistance after a high polyunsaturated fat diet in obese patients
D.A. de Luis, O. Izaola, R. Aller, B. de La Fuente, and D. Pacheco
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Page 970 The semen quality of the mobile phone users

R. Rago1, P. Salacone1, L. Caponecchia1, A. Sebastianelli1, I. Marcucci1, A.E. Calogero2, R. Condorelli2,
E. Vicari2, G. Morgia3, V. Favilla3, S. Cimino3, A.F. Arcoria2, and S. La Vignera2

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Page 975 Comprehensive analysis of RET gene should be performed in patients with multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2 (MEN 2) syndrome and no apparent genotype-phenotype correlation: An appraisal of p.Y791F and p.C634Y RET mutations in five unrelated...

F.O.F. Valente1, M.R. Dias da Silva1, C.P. Camacho1, I.S. Kunii1, A.U. Bastos2, C.C.N. da Fonseca2,
H.P.C. Simião1, R. Tamanaha2, R.M.B. Maciel1, and J.M. Cerutti1,2

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Page 982 Difference in the ratio of high-molecular weight (HMW) to total adiponectin and HMW adiponectin in late post-menopausal women
S. Matsui1, T. Yasui2, A. Tani1, T. Kato1, K. Kunimi1, H. Uemura3, A. Kuwahara1, T. Matsuzaki1, and M. Irahara1
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Page 986 The adipocytokine resistin stimulates the production of proinflammatory cytokines TNF-α and IL-6 in pancreatic acinar cells via NF-κB activation
C.Y. Jiang, W. Wang, J.X. Tang, and Z.R. Yuan
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Page 993 Associations between the severity of metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular autonomic function in a Chinese population
Z. Li, Z.-H. Tang, F. Zeng, and L. Zhou 
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Page 1000 AXIN genetic analysis in adrenocortical carcinomas updated

A. Guimier1,2, B. Ragazzon1,2, G. Assié1-5, F. Tissier1,2,5-7, B. Dousset1-3,5,8, J. Bertherat1-5,
and S. Gaujoux1-3,5,8

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Page 1004 Sex hormone binding globulin, but not testosterone, is associated with the metabolic syndrome in overweight and obese women with polycystic ovary syndrome
L.J. Moran1,2, H.J. Teede2,3, M. Noakes4, P.M. Clifton5,6, R.J. Norman1, and G.A. Wittert6
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Page 1011 In silico analysis of pathways affected by differentially expressed microRNA in adrenocortical tumors
A. Zsippai1, P.M. Szabó2, D.R. Szabó1, Z. Nagy1, A. Patócs2, K. Rácz1, and P. Igaz1
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Page 1020 Insulin-like effect of the phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitor tadalafil onto male human skeletal muscle cells
C. Crescioli1, N. Sturli2, M. Sottili2, P. Bonini2, A. Lenzi3, and L. Di Luigi1
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Page 1027 Development of metabolic syndrome and electrocardiographic features of left ventricular hypertrophy in middle-aged working subjects

M. Rigato1, F. Boscari1, G. Marcuzzo2, S. Vigili de Kreutzenberg1, M.C. Marescotti1,
A. Avogaro1, and G.P. Fadini1

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Page 1032 Association between oxidative stress and telomere length in Type 1 and Type 2 diabetic patients
D. Ma, W. Zhu, S. Hu, X. Yu, and Y. Yang
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Page 1038 HbA1c levels in patients with gestational diabetes mellitus: Relationship with pre-pregnancy BMI and pregnancy outcome
C. Capula1,2, T. Mazza3, R. Vero1*, and G. Costante2*
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Page 1046 Clonidine and glucagon stimulation for testing growth hormone secretion in children and adolescents: Can wemake it with fewer samples?
A. Christoforidis1, P. Triantafyllou1, A. Slavakis2, and G. Katzos1
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Page 1051 Effect of a single oral dose of 600,000 IU of cholecalciferol on muscle strength: A study in young women

C. Cipriani1, E. Romagnoli1, V. Carnevale2, R. Clerico1, J. Pepe1, M. Cilli1, D. Diacinti3,
C. Savoriti1, L. Colangelo1, and S. Minisola1

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Page 1055 Follicular-derived neoplasms: Morphometric and genetic differences

A. Proietti1, C. Sartori1, N. Borrelli1, R. Giannini1, G. Materazzi1, P. Leocata2, R. Elisei3, P. Vitti3,
P. Miccoli1, and F. Basolo1

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Page 1062 Effect of mechanical and metabolic factors on motor function and fatigue in obese men and women: A cross-sectional study
C.L. Lafortuna1, F. Prinelli2,3, F. Adorni2, F. Agosti4, A. De Col4, and A. Sartorio4,5
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Page 1069 Abundant daily non-sedentary activity is associated with reduced prevalence of metabolic syndrome and insulin resistance
H. Uemura1, S. Katsuura-Kamano1, M. Yamaguchi1, M. Nakamoto2, M. Hiyoshi1, and K. Arisawa1
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Page 1076 Comparison of alendronate and raloxifene for the management of primary hyperparathyroidism
G. Akbaba1, S. Isik2, Y. Ates Tutuncu2, U. Ozuguz2, D. Berker2, and S. Guler3
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Page 1083 Genotype in the diagnosis of 21-hydroxylase deficiency: Who should undergo CYP21A2 analysis?
P. Cavarzere, M. Vincenzi, F. Teofoli, R. Gaudino, S. Lauriola, E. Maines, M. Camilot, and F. Antoniazzi
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Page 1090 Investigation of osteopontin levels and genomic variation of osteopontin and its receptors in Type 1 diabetes mellitus

Z. Karamizadeh1, E. Kamali Sarvestani2, F. Saki1,3, H. Karamifar1, G-H. Amirhakimi1,
M.H. Namavar Shooshtarian4, and S. Ashkani-Esfahani5

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Page 1094 Risk factors of sexual dysfunction after transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP): A 12 months follow-up

V. Favilla1, S. Cimino1, C. Salamone1, E. Fragalà1, M. Madonia2, R. Condorelli3, S. La Vignera3,
L. Mongioì3, F. Pirozzi Farina2, G.I. Russo1, and G. Morgia1

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Page 1099 Akt inhibition enhances the cytotoxic effect of apigenin in combination with PLX4032 in anaplastic thyroid carcinoma cells harboring BRAFV600E
S.H. Kim, J.G. Kang, C.S. Kim, S-H. Ihm, M.G. Choi, H.J. Yoo, and S.J. Lee
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REVIEW ARTICLES

Page 1105 Industrial endocrine disruptors and polycystic ovary syndrome
E. Palioura and E. Diamanti-Kandarakis
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Page 1112 Is prolactin measurement of value during inferior petrosal sinus sampling in patients with adrenocorticotropic hormone-dependent Cushing’s Syndrome?
S.T. Sharma and L.K. Nieman
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Page 1117 Reactive oxygen species in the follicular fluid of subfertile women undergoing In Vitro Fertilization: A short narrative review

M. Askoxylaki1, C. Siristatidis1, C. Chrelias2, P. Vogiatzi1, M. Creatsa1, G. Salamalekis1, T. Vrantza1,
N. Vrachnis3, and D. Kassanos2

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Page 1121 Use of parathyroid hormone in hypoparathyroidism
N.E. Cusano, M.R. Rubin, D. Irani, J. Sliney Jr, and J.P. Bilezikian
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Page 1128 Is there a risk of pubertal worsening in primary intestinal lymphangiectasia?

V. Salpietro1, M. Ruggieri2, T. Alterio1,
R. Mallamace1, V. Chirico1, T. Arrigo1,
and C. Romano1

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