Issue 4/2003

Sodium Iodide Symporter – a Discovery with Promising Application in Clinical Thyroidology, Nuclear Medicine and Oncology

Issue: 4/2003   Author: G. Kirilov, Clinical Center of Endocrinology and Gerontology Medical University – Sofia Abstract: The sodium iodide symporter (NIS) is a membrane glycoprotein that mediates active iodide uptake in the thyroid gland and several extrathyroid tissues. The cloning and characterization of the NIS gene has opened the way for the development of a novel […]

Oral Gucose Tolerance Test in Metabolic Syndrome Patients

Issue: 4/2003 Author: P. Angelova-Gateva, S. Zaharieva, A. Tomova, N. Ovcharova, N. U. Lozanov, A. Elenkova, Clinical Center of Endocrinology and Gerontology Medical University – Sofia Abstract: The metabolic syndrome (MS) is determined as a world epidemic in the beginning of the 21 century. The main symptoms of the metabolic syndrome are the central obesity, hyperglycemia with […]

Plasma Homocystein, Folates and Vitamin B12 in Type 2 Diabetes Patients on Metformin Treatment

Issue: 4/2003 Author: M. Boyanov, Zh. Boneva*, A. Zontsheva**, M. Protich*, Endocrinology Clinic, Internal Department, MHAT "Alexandrovska", Medical University – Sofia, *Endocrinology Unit, Central Police Hospital – Sofia, **Hormonal Laboratory, Laboratory Department, MHAT "Alexandrovska", Medical University – Sofia Abstract: Hyperhomocysteinemia is considered to be an independent risk factor for CVD. The antidiabetic drug Metformin has been associated with hyperhomocysteinemia. The purpose of […]

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy – a Good Advantage for the Treatment of Diabetic Foot’s Patients

Issue: 4/2003   Author: H. Bozov, D. Kostov*, Naval Hospital – Varna, Military Medical Academy Departament of Anesthesiology, Hyperbaric and Intensive Medicine * Departament of Surgery Abstract: A 10-yearly retrospective analysis of treatment by HBO as addition towards conventional treatment for diabetic foot's patients was made. 70 patients were treated, mean age 63, ranging from 47 to […]

Nodular Lesions and Thyroid Cancer in Graves’ Disease

Issue: 4/2003 Author: J. Gerenova*, M. Buysschaert, Ch. Daumerie, Service d'Endocrinologie et Nutrition, Cliniques Universitaires St Luc, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium * Department of Internal Medicine, Medical Faculty, Thracian University, Stara Zagora Abstract: Thyroid nodules in patients with Graves' disease (GD) are common and much controversy surrounds the incidence of coexistent thyroid cancer. In order […]

Sibutramine in the Treatment of Obesity in Type 2 Diabetic Patients

Брой: 4/2003 Автор: Ц. Танкова, Г. Даковска, М. Лазарова, Л. Даковска, Г. Кирилов, Д. Коев, Клиничен център по ендокринология и геронтология Медицински университет – София Абстракт:  Цел на настоящото рандомизирано, контролирано, отворено проучване бе да се анализира ефектът на сибутрамин в съчетание с нискоенергийна диета върху телесното тегло, мастната маса, серумните липиди, гликемичния контрол, инсулиновата секреция и инсулиновата […]

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