G. A. Mel'nichenko

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A total of 110 patients were examined using magnetic-resonance (MR) tomography of the brain and a special MR myelographic method. An 'empty' sella turcica was diagnosed in 29% of cases. MR tomographic criteria permitting the diagnosis of this condition were defined: a crescent-shaped hypophysis, presence of a low-intensive signal area with a glow phenomenon(More)
Utilization of the daily rhythm of ACTH secretion was assessed as a measure of the adequacy of replacement therapy in primary chronic adrenal failure (PCAF; Addison's disease) with glucocorticoids (GC) by assaying plasma ACTH by radioimmunoassay every 4 h for one day in three groups of patients. Patients of group 1 had PCAF (n = 14) and received replacement(More)
Macroprolactinemia (MP) in which there is a discrepancy between prolactin (P) levels and clinical symptoms has recently generated great interest among physicians of various specialties since not the whole of P is biologically active. The diagnosis of this condition is a topical problem. The purpose of the investigation was to detect high molecular-weight or(More)
This review describes the epigenetic regulation of osteoblastogenesis and osteoclastogenesis and its future implementation in the diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis. A considerable part of the review is dedicated to the microRNAs (miRNAs). miRNAs are small regulatory factors that regulate gene expression, by post-transcriptional regulation of genes(More)
AIM To evaluate different dosages of vasoactive drug viagra in patients with erectile dysfunction suffering from diabetes mellitus (DM) type I and II. MATERIALS AND METHODS Viagra in doses 25, 50 and 100 mg was given to 30 DM patients with different forms of erectile dysfunction. RESULTS The response was obtained in 70.3% of cases. The highest effect(More)
AIM To study prevalence of overweight and obesity among Russian 12-17 year-olds. MATERIAL AND METHODS; A total of 11977 adolescents (forms 6-11) from schools randomly selected for one-stage trial were examined. The protocol included filling in questionnaires, measurements of body mass, height, waste circumference. Overweight and obesity were verified by(More)
The saliva cortisol level test applies to diagnose endogenous hypercorticalism. However the methods of die format immunoassay traditionally used do not make it possible to get the study results on-the-fly. Also, reference interval and optimal takeoffs differ under implementing various techniques of cortisol tests. The purpose of actual study is to(More)