G A Mel'nichenko

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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)
The description is given of Shwachman syndrome in a male of 17, with a long anamnesis of malabsorption syndrome, granulocytopenia, repeated bronchopneumonia, somatogenic subnanism and hypogonadism. The death resulted from acute cardiovascular insufficiency. Post-mortem examination revealed exocrine pancreas hypoplasia with lipomatosis, Wirsung duct atresia,(More)
The authors of the study investigated the effects of pharmacological doses of iodine as an ingredient of amiodaron, an anti-arrhythmic agent, and iodine radiopaque contrast agents (RCA), on the thyroid gland (TG) function. The subjects were 133 patients aged 60.5 +/- 8.5 years, who had been taking amiodaron for 12 to 164 months, and 164 patients aged 59.4(More)
The authors presented the results of catamnestic investigation of 133 women treated with bromocriptine for various types of hyperprolactinemic hypogonadism. A high effectiveness and safety of bromocriptine therapy were observed. Methods of prevention of probable complications were proposed. The authors evaluated the health status of children born to(More)
The results of use of rifathyroin (the Soviet preparation thyroliberin), a stimulant of prolactin secretion, and of L-DOPA and cholstylbegit, blockers of prolactin secretion, in patients with various forms of the persisting lactorrhea-amenorrhea syndrome are presented in this work. Reaction of rifathyroin proved to be disturbed in these patients, i.e.(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)